Trencher Alert

We will be back home this weekend and the broadcast will be up Monday.  The mountain just didn’t want to let me go yet.

Luckily we are a prepared people and always carry emergency rations.  A couple of days of Spam and freeze dried meals is a fair trade-off for a couple more days of healing.  Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground? Handicapped parking feud leads to deadly Clearwater shooting

WFLA

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – An argument about a handicapped parking space led to a deadly shooting outside a Clearwater convenience store Thursday that was witnessed by the deceased man’s 5-year-old son.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. Detectives are investigating to determine if the case meets the criteria of Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.   Continue reading

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NJ considers taxing tap water

Fox 5

 – Never short on ideas for things to tax, lawmakers in New Jersey are considering a tax on tap water.

The proposal is being floated by State Sen. Bob Smith D-Middlesex, who is trying to say it’s not actually a tax but a ‘user fee’.

“It is a user fee based on volume,” Smith told Fox 5’s Chasing New Jersey.   Continue reading

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‘You don’t touch me!’ Waitress seen on video throwing around man who groped her rear

Kansas City Star

One of Emelia Holden’s co-workers said this kind of thing “literally happens all the time” at work.

But on this Saturday night, Holden was having none of it.

About 11 p.m. June 30, Holden was at her job as a server at Vinnie Van Go-Go’s, a pizza joint in Savannah, Georgia.   Continue reading

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Houston Methodist doctor on bike fatally shot at Texas Medical Center

Chron

A Houston Methodist Hospital doctor has died after being shot near the Texas Medical Center Friday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

Dr. Mark Hausknecht, a cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush, was shot around 8:50 a.m. in the 6600 block of Main Street while riding his bicycle to work. He died after being taken to Ben Taub Hospital.   Continue reading

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MSM Disinformation Scam, Trump/Putin Meeting Fake Hysteria, Wells Fargo Troubles

Greg Hunter

Putin dropped a bomb in the recent Trump/Putin meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Putin charged that an investment fund manager named Bill Browder (a British citizen) took $1.5 billion out of Russia and that he (and others) made the money illegally. On top of that, Putin charged that some U.S. Intelligence Officers helped guide “$400 million as a contribution to the campaign (2016) of Hillary Clinton.” Putin suggested Russian authorities want a deal to talk to Browder. Trump has turned down Putin, but shouldn’t the U.S. ask some questions? Don’t expect the disinformation scam that is the mainstream media (MSM) to ask the hard questions because FOX and MSNBC would only get Browder’s reaction to Trump turning down the Putin request. NOBODY would ask about the $400 million that Putin says was sent via U.S. Intel Officers to the Clinton Campaign. Not asking that question of Browder, when you have him on camera for an interview, is too stupid to be stupid.   Continue reading

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U.S. Election Meddling: Nationwide Voter Fraud, Importation of 15M Foreign-Born Voters

Breitbart – by John Binder

As the establishment media, GOP, and Democrats fret over the influence foreign countries have on U.S. elections, the leading threats to the American electorate remain nationwide voter fraud and mass immigration.

Though President Trump’s administration sought to thoroughly investigate voter fraud through the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, the board was handed off to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in order to bypass obstruction from national Democrats who refused to turn over voter data.  Continue reading

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Obama Education Chief Arne Duncan Urges Boycott of Public Schools Until Gun Control Passed

Breitbart – by Dr. Susan Berry

Obama-era education secretary Arne Duncan urged a gathering of Parkland parents in Broward County to keep their children home from school until Congress passes national gun control laws.

“I think America doesn’t care enough,” Duncan said, reports the Sun Sentinel. “If America cared, it would vote on this issue.”   Continue reading

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Israel’s Defense Minister Says “Large And Painful Military Operation” Set For Gaza

Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden

After last weekend’s significant escalation in Gaza involving Israeli airstrikes on 40 targets, which reportedly killed two teens and wounded over a dozen others, and over 30 rockets launched by Hamas toward southern Israel, all signs are currently pointing toward a broader outbreak of fighting as in new comments the Israeli defense minister is preparing the public for “a large and painful military operation” to come.

Israeli officials and media have broadly referred to this latest flare-up of hostilities as the biggest attack since Operation Protective Edge in 2014, and now Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman is warning that Israel is prepared to go to war if Gazans don’t cease releasing incendiary kites and balloons in attempts to set communities and farmlands in southern Israel ablaze.    Continue reading

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Idaho man gets federal prison sentence in Nevada standoff

Las Vegas Review Journal

An Idaho man was sentenced Thursday to 14 years behind bars for his role in a Bunkerville standoff with federal authorities six months after a judge dismissed felony conspiracy and weapons charges against rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and another man.

U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro, the same judge who threw out the charges against Bundy, ordered Todd Engel to serve 168 months in federal prison for his role in the April 2014 encounter during an impoundment of Bundy’s cattle on federal land, according to court records.   Continue reading

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Obama Attacks Wealthy For Big Houses Before Returning To His $8 Million Mansion

The Daily Caller – by Benny Johnson

At a recent speech in South Africa, former President Barack Obama criticized wealth inequality, saying those who have more money should share their earnings with the less fortunate.

“Right now, I’m actually surprised by how much money I got,” Obama said of the more than $20 million he earned between 2005 and 2016.   Continue reading

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More Tennesseans are sporting Confederate flag license plates than ever before

Tennessean

The number of Tennesseans now displaying Confederate battle flag license plates is higher than at any other point in the last decade, according to state data on the controversial specialty tags.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans plate, the proceeds from which benefit the organization’s Tennessee division, has been issued by the state since 2004.   Continue reading

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Lisa Page To Implicate Obama?


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Seattle Ordinance: Gun Owners Must Place Firearms in ‘Locked Container’ Inside Their Homes

Breitbart – by AWR Hawkins

The Seattle City Council passed an ordiance proposed by Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) requiring gun owners to place their firearms in a “locked container” in their own home.

The Seattle Times reports that the ordiance makes it “a civil infraction to store a gun without the firearm being secured in a locked container.” The penalties for violating the law vary, depending on whether a gun that was improperly stored is used in a crime.   Continue reading

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Trump – Putin’s Puppet – Putin’s Iron Grip On A United States President

I’ve been talking about this for over a year, time to drive it home once again. Putin has Trump by the neck, anybody body who can’t see it is either blind, deaf, or just a plain ignoramus. Trump is scared to death in naming Putin as an accomplice in the rigging of Trumps presidential election. We all know Hillary never had a chance in hell in becoming America’s first female president, Putin made goddamn sure of it, and Trump knows it.   Continue reading

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Proposed repeal of Oregon sanctuary law makes fall ballot

Corvallis Gazette Times

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state Elections Division says a measure to repeal Oregon’s sanctuary law has qualified for the November ballot.

The initiative petition needed more than 88,000 valid signatures, and it easily surpassed that threshold.

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Woman who collected queen conch seashells in Florida sentenced to jail

USA Today

A Texas tourist who collected 40 queen conchs seashells from Key West, Florida, is going to jail for 15 days.

A Florida judge also sentenced Diana Fiscal-Gonzalez of Dallas to serve six months of probation and pay a $500 fine, plus $268 for court costs, for taking 40 queen conchs from the waters that surround Key West, the Miami Herald reports.   Continue reading

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UT makes student reflect on ‘masculinity’ as punishment

Campus Reform – by Toni Airaksinen

A University of Texas-Austin student was forced to reflect on a film about toxic masculinity after a Title IX investigation found him guilty of harassment based on a non-criminal standard of evidence.

According to an internal letter obtained by Campus Reform, following an appeal of his sanctions, the student received a note from UT president Gregory Fenves stating that “nothing you allege, even if true, would change the ultimate outcome of this matter.”  Continue reading

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99 Relatable Things That Only Preppers Will Understand

The Organic Prepper

Prepping isn’t all about whiling away your hours in a bunker, reloading ammo. It’s about the everyday things we do and the differences in our mindsets from non-preppers, and these are things that only real preppers will understand.

Preppers know these are actually signs of sanity, but we get used to being misunderstood by the unprepared and the mainstream media, who all seem to think that we’re crazy. Sometimes it’s fun to have a good laugh about their misconceptions of what we actually do.  Continue reading

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