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Archive for February 22nd, 2015

February 22nd, 2015 - 7:55 pm § in Hypocrisy

More newsmen refute O’Reilly’s ‘combat’ claims

CBS staffers dispute Bill O’Reilly’s ‘war zone’ story Bill O’Reilly’s account of a 1982 riot in Argentina is being sharply contradicted by seven other journalists who were his colleagues and were also there at the time. The people all challenge O’Reilly̵[...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 6:31 pm § in Politics

This sign speaks for itself

People who can’t spell usually don’t think either.[...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 5:22 pm § in Misc.

Jury acquits detective of trying to beat confession from suspect

The recent acquittal of a fired Milwaukee cop demonstrates how hard it is to criminally sanction violent cops in this country. On Feb. 13, 2015, a jury acquitted ex-detective and police union official Rodolfo Gomez of beating a handcuffed suspect, Deron Love, during an interrogation. Here is a link [...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 2:05 pm § in Misc.

ACADEMY AWARDS

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February 22nd, 2015 - 1:44 pm § in Misc.

For Those Worried about GMO .. try this!

China Exclusive: Chinese scientists cultivate high-yield salt-resistant rice Chinese scientists have cultivated a high-yield salt-resistant rice variety that boasts an output of six tonnes per hectare.[...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 1:30 pm § in Misc.

What to do about ISIS.

What to do: Do not watch Fox.. They are trying to turn this gang warfare into a new Crusader: Jihadi spectacular… Their goal… to make money!!!!!!!!! .    [...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 1:10 pm § in Uncategorized

Rubio’s 2016 prospects fading

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) may try bucking the GOP establishment, but he’s all but toast for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination. NBC News reports¬†that “influential figures in both the conservative and moderate wings of the Republican Party have abandoned” him, and key fun[...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 12:34 pm § in Environment, Misc.

Victory in week-long effort to free whale from fishing ropes

A 45-foot-long humpback whale entangled in fishing ropes, first spotted on Feb. 13, was freed Friday after a week-long rescue operation coordinated by NOAA and a Hawaiian marine sanctuary. Rescuers lost track of the whale for several days in stormy weather, but relocated it and attached a satellite [...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in Misc.

Growing refinery strike threatens gas shortages and higher prices

The United Steelworkers expanded a refinery strike this weekend after rejecting oil companies’ seventh contract offer Thursday, and the widening strike could begin limiting gasoline supplies and driving up pump prices soon. Workers struck more refineries, including the nation’s largest, [...]

February 22nd, 2015 - 4:39 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: What is it?

  You guess! hint: the characters are Japanese[...]