Archive for June 29th, 2018

Joltin’ Joe’s Streak

Joltin’ Joe’s Streak

on June 29, 2018, 8:52 AM / in Baseball, History

Good morning, it’s June 29, 2018. On this date in 1941, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., New York Yankees centerfielder Joe DiMaggio took aim at George Sisler — and the recordy books. Rarely discussed today, Sisler was an uncommonly talented “five-tool” player before that phrase was invented. Toiling mostly for second-tier clubs in a 15-year career that ended in […]

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No Party for Old White Men

No Party for Old White Men

on June 29, 2018, 8:17 AM / in Opinion

For Nancy Pelosi, 78, Steny Hoyer, 79, and Joe Biden, 75, the primary results from New York’s 14th congressional district are a fire bell in the night. All may be swept away in the coming revolution. That is the message of the crushing defeat of 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley, who had aspired to succeed Pelosi and become speaker of the […]

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WHY DID JARROD RAMOS MURDER FIVE NEWSIES?

on June 29, 2018, 8:15 AM / in Opinion

So we all know this guy Jarrod Ramos killed five people and wounded two others at an Annapolis Newspaper called the Capital-Gazette.  What I want to know is why? Apparently, Ramos filed a defamation lawsuit against that newspaper and a columnist back in 2012, and lost the case.  Few people will go to all the expense of filing a defamation […]

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Little House on the Orwellian Prairie

Little House on the Orwellian Prairie

on June 29, 2018, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

PC brigade throws Laura Ingalls Wilder under the bus By Robert Bridge   |   RT News In the name of progressive politics, ‘social justice warriors’ have turned their self-righteous wrath on a celebrated early-to-mid 20th century US author whose only crime was honestly portraying the events of her turbulent age. There are particular moments in history when no pleasure can be […]

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Maury County Sheriff, challenger trade sharp barbs in debate

Maury County Sheriff, challenger trade sharp barbs in debate

on June 29, 2018, 7:52 AM / in State News

Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland appeared to label challenger Sam Barnes “a coward” during Thursday’s debate at Columbia State Community College. During his closing remarks, Rowland said he would never pretend to be someone he’s not “because I’m not a coward.” Rowland was referencing social media commentary and videos by Barnes, a former Maury County deputy who has criticized Rowland […]

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Wimbledon draw: Andy Murray faces Paire in first round, Roger Federer drawn against Dusan Lajovic

Wimbledon draw: Andy Murray faces Paire in first round, Roger Federer drawn against Dusan Lajovic

on June 29, 2018, 7:45 AM / in Tennis

Former world number one Andy Murray has been given a tough opening draw at Wimbledon as he will face Benoit Paire in the first round. Murray, who has spent over a year out with a hip injury and is currently ranked 156 in the world, was unseeded for Wimbledon and will face Frenchman Paire. It could have been a harder […]

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Senegal sunk by yellow cards as World Cup Round of 16 sealed

Senegal sunk by yellow cards as World Cup Round of 16 sealed

on June 29, 2018, 7:41 AM / in Soccer

The final elimination games of the World Cup group stage were played Thursday, with Senegal becoming the first team in the tournament’s history to be eliminated in a fair play tiebreaker. Poland beat Japan 1-0 and Colombia defeated Senegal by the same score, leaving Senegal and Japan tied on total points. The next tiebreakers were also even — the teams […]

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Toys R Us closes shop

Toys R Us closes shop

on June 29, 2018, 7:39 AM / in National News

Toys R Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, leaving more than 30,000 employees out of work. The retail company, which also owned Babies R Us, was burdened by $5 billion in debt after a leveraged buyout, leaving it unable to make investments as it struggled against online competition. Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy protection last fall […]

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Science fiction writer Harlan Ellison dies at 84

Science fiction writer Harlan Ellison dies at 84

on June 29, 2018, 7:37 AM / in People

Author Harlan Ellison, best known for his science fiction work, including classic early Star Trek episodes, has died at the age of 84. Family friend Christine Valada confirmed his death on behalf of his widow, Susan, tweeting: “Susan Ellison has asked me to announce the passing of writer Harlan Ellison, in his sleep, earlier today. ‘For a brief time I […]

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EU leaders reach deal on handling immigration crisis

EU leaders reach deal on handling immigration crisis

on June 29, 2018, 7:32 AM / in International News

European Union leaders said Friday they had reached a breakthrough deal on handling the region’s refugee crisis. The agreement, reached after all-night talks, addresses demands for more help from Italy, which, along with Greece, has been a main entry point for the screening of migrants who have tried to reach Europe by sea. The plan includes a proposal to screen […]

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U.S. charges 601 people in health-care fraud crackdown

on June 29, 2018, 7:30 AM / in State News

The Justice Department on Thursday announced health-care fraud charges against 601 people, including 162 doctors and other suspects linked to the distribution of prescription opioid painkillers. The arrests came in dozens of cases that authorities said had resulted in $2 billion in fraud and contributed to the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic. The health-care industry suspects charged included a Florida anesthesiologist […]

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Trump touts Foxconn groundbreaking as win for ‘pro-American agenda’

on June 29, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

President Trump attended the groundbreaking at a major new Foxconn electronics production plant in Wisconsin on Thursday, touting the project as one of “the results of the pro-American agenda.” Foxconn, an Asian electronics component maker, announced plans for the factory, where it will make LCD flat-screen panels, 11 months ago as part of a $10 billion investment. The attempt to […]

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House gives DOJ 7 days to provide Russia documents

on June 29, 2018, 7:26 AM / in National News

The House on Thursday approved a nonbinding call for the Justice Department to hand over sensitive Russia-investigation documents within seven days. The measure was approved in a party-line vote won by the Republican majority as conservatives accused investigators of hiding information from Congress. “Executives at the Department of Justice have done nothing but pay lip service to transparency, while instead […]

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Nearly 600 arrested in Senate building immigration protest

Nearly 600 arrested in Senate building immigration protest

on June 29, 2018, 7:24 AM / in National News

U.S. Capitol Police arrested 575 people at the Senate’s Hart Office Building on Thursday during one of several demonstrations across the U.S. against President Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy. The protesters were charged with unlawfully demonstrating. Most of the demonstrators were women. They called on Congress to end the separation of undocumented children from their parents at the border, chanting […]

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Machete wielding woman threatens ex

Machete wielding woman threatens ex

on June 29, 2018, 7:15 AM / in State News

Three things that we found most interesting about this case. One, how in the world could someone write an article on this subject without once mentioning rape; two, how is it that the young lady could possibly get away with bail and a restraining order after such an attack…. if a young man did this, we would be looking at […]

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Reasonable Expectations of Privacy are Now Only Imaginary Concepts

Reasonable Expectations of Privacy are Now Only Imaginary Concepts

on June 29, 2018, 6:31 AM / in Opinion

Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com) “Where there is secrecy, corruption is never far behind” ~ Shipp “Privacy,” an obsolete concept! Last week, Supreme Court Chief Justice John G Roberts Jr, writing a majority opinion, said: “We decline to grant the state unrestricted access to a wireless carrier’s database of physical location information.” This represents a major (but mostly meaningless) decision on […]

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Crazy and Crazier

Crazy and Crazier

on June 29, 2018, 6:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco It is time to replace Nancy Pelosi as Democrat Minority Leader if only we had someone who is crazy and hateful enough to fill her shoes?

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Leaving five dead and one gravely injured, the mass shooter attacked at a newspaper’s offices.

Leaving five dead and one gravely injured, the mass shooter attacked at a newspaper’s offices.

on June 29, 2018, 6:19 AM / in State News

Written by Joe Scudder   |   Eagle Rising We don’t know the motives of the mass shooter yet. Since the police took him alive hopefully we will find out something soon. My condolences to the bereft family and friends of the five victims. I hope the wounded victim survives his injuries and fully recovers. Because the left constantly treats all mass shootings […]

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