Monthly Archives: September 2015

Up On Cripple Creek – The Band

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8 ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in Syria – Russian military

RT Russia has struck eight Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria, the country’s Defense Ministry said, adding that “civilian infrastructure” was avoided during the operations. “Today, Russian aerospace force jets delivered pinpoint strikes on eight ISIS terror group targets in … Continue reading

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EPA Warns Sunlight Dangerous to Plants

Patriot Rising “Think sunny days are good for plants? Not always…” The US Environmental Protection Agency warned against the danger posed to plant life by “sunny days” Tuesday in a highly criticized post on Twitter.  

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Congressman: Expand Obamacare to Undocumented Immigrants

Roll Call – by David Eldridge Rep Luis V. Gutiérrez, one of Congress’ most outspoken advocates for immigrants, on Wednesday called for expanding the Affordable Care Act to cover all of the estimated 11 million undocumented migrants in the United States. … Continue reading

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Report: VA Execs Abused System, Collected $400K

Newsmax – by Cathy Burke Senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs gamed the agency to snag cushy jobs and collect a total of $400,000 in questionable expenses, a damning watchdog report charges. The Office of Inspector General report … Continue reading

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St. Peter & Forrest Gump

When Forest Gump died, he stood in front of St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter said, “Welcome, Forest. We’ve heard a lot about you.” He continued, “Unfortunately, it’s getting pretty crowded up here and we find that we … Continue reading

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South Dakota principal wounded in high school shooting: media

Reuters The principal of a South Dakota high school was wounded by a gunshot on Wednesday and a student was taken into custody, according to officials and media reports. The gunshot victim was in stable condition, Lincoln County State’s Attorney … Continue reading

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Senate passes bill to avert government shutdown, sends to House

Reuters The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation to avert a government shutdown, sending the measure to the House of Representatives just hours before funding for federal agencies runs out at midnight. Passed by a 78-20 vote, the bill … Continue reading

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Video Shows Lawrence County Corrections Officers Beating and Choking Inmate

Cop Block – by Kelly W. Patterson A thirty-five minute surveillance video has been released as part of the evidence during the trial of three former corrections officers in Lawrence County Ohio for excessive force. Corrections Officers Jeremy S. Hanshaw, … Continue reading

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Forget about razor blades – it’s time to welcome the laser razor

ZME Science – by Tibi Puiu Despite manufacturers have tirelessly designed new types of razor blades for a cleaner shave, the process has stayed virtually unchanged for thousands of years. The difference between a modern razor blade and an ancient … Continue reading

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Legal Marijuana Sales Begin in Oregon Tomorrow

Reason – by Jacob Sullum Less than a year ago, Oregon voters approved Measure 91, which legalized marijuana for recreational use. Since July 1, Oregonians who are 21 or older have been allowed to possess up to an ounce in public … Continue reading

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Americans’ Trust in Media Remains at Historical Low

Gallup – by Rebecca Riffkin WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four in 10 Americans say they have “a great deal” or “a fair amount” of trust and confidence in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately and fairly. This ties … Continue reading

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Fugitive accused of kidnapping arrested after 24 years PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fugitive wanted in the kidnapping and torture of two women in suburban Portland nearly a quarter century ago was arrested at a hotel in Mexico, where he had been working and living under an … Continue reading

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Man who killed 5 in Denver bar to get life sentence DENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death during a Denver bar robbery that netted $170 will be formally sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday. A judge will issue a mandatory sentence of life … Continue reading

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Weapons believed to be from Iran seized in Arabian Sea DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A ship carrying illicit arms believed to be from Iran was intercepted last week off the southern Arabian Peninsula by a member of a U.S.-backed naval coalition and was not registered with any … Continue reading

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‘Martial law’ invoked as Congress scurries to avoid another government shutdown

RT A temporary government spending bill is expected to clear the House and Senate just before a midnight deadline on Wednesday, averting a government shutdown and providing funding until December 11. As a precaution, House lawmakers have invoked “martial law.” … Continue reading

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15 massive blasts in Guangxi, China: At least 6 killed, 13 injured, police blame explosive parcels

RT At least six people were killed and dozens injured after parcels containing explosives caused massive explosions in Liucheng county and Liuzhou city, in China’s north-central Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, CCTV reported. A suspect has been identified. Up to 15 explosions … Continue reading

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Your television and cable box box are spying on EVERY purchase you’ve ever made

MassPrivateI Cable companies are spying on your mortgage, car and student loans, etc. According to Bloomberg Business: “Using data from cable set-top boxes that track TV viewing, credit cards and other sources, media companies including Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal, Time Warner Inc.’s Turner … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Coffee a Recurring Theme in Harvard Research

Cyrptogon haha I’m in my usual middle-of-the-night slog through the doom and just reading about coffee made me feel high and happy. Who knows or cares if the fancy Harvard people are right about coffee being some sort of health … Continue reading

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Russia launches airstrikes in northern Syria, senior military official says

Fox News Russian warplanes began bombarding Syrian opposition targets in the war-torn nation’s north Wednesday, following a terse meeting at which a Russian general asked Pentagon officials to clear out of Syrian air space and was rebuffed, Fox News has … Continue reading

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