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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Group sex during hurricane leads to a decomposing body in the closet, police say
#FloridaMen ? Ewwwwwwww
Mitchell is described in the arrest report as a white Hispanic cross-dresser, five-six or five-seven, medium build and a balding pate he covers with a long blond wig. He refers to Watson as his husband.

Watson, the report says, admitted to punching Gonzalez in the face while asking where he kept his money. At Gonzalez’s refusal to answer, Mitchell began swinging at Gonzalez’s head with a hanger. Then a broomstick. Then an extension cord. Then, with Gonzalez’s hands tied behind his back with a belt Watson applied, Mitchell poured hot grease on Gonzalez’s head, police said.
Probably one of the seedier stories I've ever read.
Posted by: Frank G || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [335 views] Top|| File under:

#1  News I don't need to know.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 10:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Aaaaaand scene.
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 10/06/2017 10:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Take these defective people out and punch their ticket. Jesus wept on the cross.
Posted by: Woozle Chigum1975 || 10/06/2017 12:41 Comments || Top||

#4  He dodged anal HPV cancer then
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/06/2017 18:13 Comments || Top||

#5  And what would the internet be without Florida Man?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/06/2017 18:42 Comments || Top||

Highland Park cop, tow firm stole cars, Detroit alleges
[DETROITNEWS] bankrupt, increasingly impoverished, reliably Democrat, Detroit
... ruled by Democrats since 1962. A city whose Golden Age included the Purple Gang...
officials accuse a Highland Park police officer of helping orchestrate an elaborate stolen vehicle scam, ramping up a legal battle over alleged corruption that involves cops, tow yards and collision shops.

The unnamed officer is referenced in a Sept. 11 counterclaim filed by Detroit in response to a lawsuit by tow company Nationwide Recovery Inc. over the city’s August decision to suspend the company from doing business with Detroit.

In the filing, Detroit attorneys claim the officer helped Nationwide steal vehicles, which were towed to the company’s yard. The city also accuses the officer of helping the company rack up exorbitant storage fees by failing to file paperwork letting owners know their vehicles had been recovered.

Detroit officials claimed in their court filing that Highland Park police are not cooperating with their investigation into the officer. Highland Park spokeswoman Marli Blackman said she cannot comment on ongoing litigation or investigations.

Detroit’s counterclaim comes in the wake of multiple lawsuits that accuse Highland Park police officer James McMahon of illegally seizing people’s property and forging a court document.

The civil rights lawsuits also claim McMahon and his partner, both white, referred to the Arab-Americans whose property was seized as "towel heads" and "camel jockeys." McMahon has not been charged with a crime.

Besides the unnamed Highland Park officer, Detroit’s filing accuses Nationwide attorney Marc Deldin, who formerly represented Detroit towing magnate Gasper Fiore, of being part of the alleged stolen vehicle scheme. City officials said in their filing that Fiore is connected to Nationwide, although he’s not listed as the owner.

"It is corruption on a wide scale," Detroit attorney Ronald Acho wrote in the filing. "The activities are so complex and involved that the City of Detroit does not yet know the full extent of the illegal activities."

In a separate case, Fiore was indicted in federal court as part of a Macomb County bribery scheme involving waste management company Rizzo Environmental Services.

After Fiore’s indictment, Detroit officials in July suspended his companies from doing business with the city.

Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No surprise.

Several police departments in SoCal were running this scam for a while.

They towed my daughter's legally parked fully registered car and then wouldn't admit anything was wrong. They wanted almost $2000 from a college kid.

I wrote to the mayor. Suddenly got the car back no questions or fees required.

This scam was run in LA and in San Diego. It is an easy one to hide.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 10/06/2017 10:31 Comments || Top||

Vegas survivor: Shot in leg or not, I'm standing for my president
[FOX] When Thomas Gunderson first heard the noise he thought a speaker had malfunctioned -- or maybe someone had shot off some fireworks.

But then he heard the screams -- and the 28-year-old from Newport Beach, California realized he was standing in the middle of a killing field.

Thomas Gunderson heard the first gunshots, he jumped into action -- helping people to safety outside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

In the early moments of the Las Vegas massacre Thomas joined other concert-goers to evacuate people to safety.

"There were a lot of people helping and risking their lives for others," Thomas told me in a telephone interview.

In the midst of the chaos and carnage, Thomas kept wondering if what was happening was really happening.

"We heard the rounds going off but we kept thinking, it's fake, it's fake," he said.

A split second later, a bullet plunged into Thomas' leg.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under:

Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein
[NYTIMES] Two decades ago, the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein invited Ashley Judd to the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for what the young actress expected to be a business breakfast meeting. Instead, he had her sent up to his room, where he appeared in a bathrobe and asked if he could give her a massage or she could watch him shower, she recalled in an interview.

"How do I get out of the room as fast as possible without alienating Harvey Weinstein?" Ms. Judd said she remembers thinking.

In 2014, Mr. Weinstein invited Emily Nestor, who had worked just one day as a temporary employee, to the same hotel and made another offer: If she accepted his sexual advances, he would boost her career, according to accounts she provided to colleagues who sent them to Weinstein Company executives. The following year, once again at the Peninsula, a female assistant said Mr. Weinstein badgered her into giving him a massage while he was naked, leaving her "crying and very distraught," wrote a colleague, Lauren O’Connor, in a searing memo asserting sexual harassment and other misconduct by their boss.

"There is a toxic environment for women at this company," Ms. O’Connor said in the letter, addressed to several executives at the company run by Mr. Weinstein.

An investigation by The New York Times
...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...
found previously undisclosed allegations against Mr. Weinstein stretching over nearly three decades, documented through interviews with current and former employees and film industry workers, as well as legal records, emails and internal documents from the businesses he has run, Miramax and the Weinstein Company.

During that time, after being confronted with allegations including sexual harassment and unwanted physical contact, Mr. Weinstein has reached at least eight settlements with women, according to two company officials speaking on the condition of anonymity. Among the recipients, The Times found, were a young assistant in New York in 1990, an actress in 1997, an assistant in London in 1998, an Italian model in 2015 and Ms. O’Connor shortly after, according to records and those familiar with the agreements.

In a statement to The Times on Thursday afternoon, Mr. Weinstein said: "I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it. Though I’m trying to do better, I know I have a long way to go."

He added that he was working with therapists and planning to take a leave of absence to "deal with this issue head on."

Lisa Bloom, a lawyer advising Mr. Weinstein, said in a statement that "he denies many of the accusations as patently false." In comments to The Times earlier this week, Mr. Weinstein said that many claims in Ms. O’Connor’s memo were "off base" and that they parted on good terms.
Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [359 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What? Couldn't tell if the surprise meter was broken or not?
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 2:00 Comments || Top||

#2  The part that I find funniest is that this hot-shot Feminazi lawyer, Lisa Bloom, is defending HW.....Oh Yeah, she also wrote a book that HW is turning into a mini-series.

This really is sickly hilarious. He is also a friend of Bill and Hillary too.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/06/2017 8:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Sexual harrasment is worse than murder only if the wrong people do it.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/06/2017 13:22 Comments || Top||

#4  There's a fine line between appreciation and harassment, RJ.
Sometimes invisible.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 18:41 Comments || Top||

#5  Gee. Sure is quiet out there in piffle wheel land.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/06/2017 18:55 Comments || Top||

#6  Weinstein had power so everyone was afraid to report his misdeeds.

What is the excuse for Hollywood still supporting Roman Polanski?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/06/2017 20:16 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Nate to threaten US Gulf Coast as a hurricane this weekend
Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hunker down B.!
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 11:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Looks like we get to play Twister this evening, or at least Oh, Hail! Tis the season.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/06/2017 17:46 Comments || Top||

Caribbean-Latin America
Venezuela raises possibility of Russian military help to counter US
[MCCLATCHYDC] Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday raised the possibility of getting military support from Russia to boost its defensive capabilities after President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
threatened to use force against the South American nation.

Speaking at an energy forum in Moscow, Maduro said his administration will discuss increased military cooperation with the Russian government during his visit this week.

"I am sure, even if we do not ask, we will be given even more support to boost Venezuela’s defense capacity and illusory sovereignty," Maduro said.

Tensions are running high between Washington and Caracas. After Maduro defied warnings from the White House and rolled back democratic institutions, the Trump administration imposed sanctions as a punishment. Then, in August, Trump stunned U.S. and Venezuelan officials alike by raising the possibility of military force.

Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [310 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Possibly, albeit remotely, related:

The Russian defence ministry has drafted a law to ban social media posts by professional soldiers and other military personnel on security grounds.

The bill says photos, videos and other material uploaded to the internet can reveal military details useful to an enemy. Automatic geolocation can show where a military unit is deployed.

The bill affects "contract" soldiers, who can be sent abroad, not conscripts.
Posted by: Pappy || 10/06/2017 8:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Reports are Russia is preparing to pull out of SYria in large part, so do they has the financial staying power to keep Maduro afloat for long?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 10/06/2017 15:42 Comments || Top||

#3  Venezuela owes Russia a lot.

The Russians may want something in Return
Posted by: Pappy || 10/06/2017 21:31 Comments || Top||

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
CNN may lose license in Russia if violations not eliminated -- watchdog
The poor darlings.
Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [266 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Red on red?
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 1:54 Comments || Top||

2 million may die if North Korea nukes Seoul and Tokyo -- report
[RT] As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, a new report has estimated that, should North Korea deploy its nuclear arsenal on Seoul and Tokyo, the corpse count could be up to 2.1 million, with around 8 million injured.
Over the past few months, the stand-off, with Pyongyang on one side, and the US and its allies on the other, has been escalating, with belligerent rhetoric and provocative military posturing on both sides. Amid these tensions, a study by 38 North ‐ a site on North Korean affairs run by Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies ‐ has revealed the potential consequences of a nuclear strike launched by the North on its neighbors.

The report’s author, Michael J. Zagurek Jr., notes that "history is replete with ’rational actors’ grossly miscalculating, especially in crisis situations," and that another nuclear or missile test might trigger a hostile reaction from the United States, prompting a nuclear strike from the North Korean regime.

Estimating that Pyongyang has a nuclear arsenal of 25 warheads, Zagurek calculated what would happen if leader Kim Pudge Jong-un
...the overweight, pouty-looking hereditary potentate of North Korea. Pudge appears to believe in his own divinity, but has yet to produce any loaves and fishes, so his subjects remain malnourished...
decides to launch all of them at Seoul and Tokyo, since both Japan and South Korea are key US allies. Accounting for missile defense systems such as the THAAD, deployed in South Korea, and the Aegis Ashore ABM, due to be installed in Japan, he said that "not all 25 North Korean nuclear missile warheads will detonate on their targets."

Zagurek gave estimates of the casualty rates from 20 percent, 50 percent and 80 percent of the missiles hitting their targets. According to the highest estimates, 2.1 million people would be killed and another 7.7 million maimed.

Japan is the only country to have had two atomic bombs detonate on its territory as an act of war. On August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed nuclear weapon over Hiroshima, Japan, killing 80,000 and obliterating 90 percent of the city. This was followed three days later by another bomb dropped on Nagasaki, which killed another 40,000. Earlier that year, Tokyo was Molotov cocktailed by American planes, leading to 100,000 civilian deaths.

Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [300 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  What if NK nuked Beijing? History can be pretty strange.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 10/06/2017 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Be fun to see how fast PRC or Russia would shoot down a NKOR ICBM they thought was headed their way. Lots of people would get woke...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/06/2017 0:58 Comments || Top||

#3  NukeMap scenario for 10 megaton airburst over Pyongyang, winds blowing to 160 degrees.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 10/06/2017 3:44 Comments || Top||

#4  ..yeah, I take it you weren't around in the 50s or early 60s with open air nuke testing?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/06/2017 10:30 Comments || Top||

Jobless Rate Slides to 4.2 % Despite Hurricanes
[Bloomberg] The number of workers on U.S. payrolls declined last month for the first time since 2010, reflecting major disruptions from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Labor Department figures showed Friday. The jobless rate fell to a new 16-year-low while wage gains accelerated.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/06/2017 08:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [273 views] Top|| File under:

#1  While it takes a while to spin up manufacturing, then warehousing and delivery to supplant the housing and appliance items damaged in the storms, I find it hard to believe these are all contract workers. Financing must be retracting ahead of the Fed increase.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 10:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Appears the 'jobless rate' in Canada experienced an increase during the same period. I suppose one could draw his or her own conclusions.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/06/2017 11:41 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
NFL players’ union teamed up with George Soros to fund leftist advocacy groups
[WASHINGTONTIMES] Even before its feud over the national anthem with President Trump, the NFL Players Association wasn’t on the same political team as many of its fans, judging from its contributions to leftist advocacy groups.

Tax documents released by 2ndVote show the NFLPA donated $5,000 in 2015 to the Center for Community Change Action, a group active in the anti-Trump resistance and bankrolled by a host of liberal foundations, including top Democratic donor George Soros
...either Ernst Stavro Blofeld or Auric Goldfinger come true...
’s Foundation for Open Society.

A member of the AFL-CIO, the NFLPA also contributed in 2013 and 2015 to Working America, the AFL-CIO’s community affiliate, which Open Secrets said spent $1 million in 2016 to defeat Mr. Trump.

Working America has since mobilized against the Republican tax-cut framework, denouncing it as the "Trump tax scam."

The NFLPA contributed $5,000 in 2014 to Jobs with Justice, another pro-union group backed by Mr. Soros, and $5,000 in 2013 to the progressive Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy.

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#1  Any proposed tax cut by a Republican is called a 'scam' by these lecherous bastards.
Posted by: Raj || 10/06/2017 0:23 Comments || Top||

#2  My second season of not watching the No Firearms League. I feel sorry for people I know who just don't get it.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/06/2017 0:43 Comments || Top||

#3  Any proposed tax cut

Any decrease in the rate of increase is a cut. Reduce a 200% increase to 199.975%, you are looking at a cut in Beltway parlance...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/06/2017 0:45 Comments || Top||

#4  Whatever happened to "tax expenditure"?
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 1:51 Comments || Top||

#5  How much of this anthem stuff is a union tactic?
Posted by: Pappy || 10/06/2017 11:01 Comments || Top||

#6  Once the owners supported the slime and protests, they let the rats in. Now they are infected and will lose control. Good luck...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 10/06/2017 12:27 Comments || Top||

‘Calm Before the Storm': Trump Makes Cryptic Remark at Military Dinner
[ABC] President Donald Trump made a series of cryptic remarks during a pre-dinner photo session with his top military advisers and their spouses Thursday night in the State Dining Room of the White House.

As photographers snapped pictures and recorded video, Trump asked reporters: "You guys know what this represents?"

"Maybe it’s the calm before the storm," he said, answering his own question.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/06/2017 09:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [419 views] Top|| File under:

#1  'Live Fire Exercise' involving Iranian nuclear sites and clear message to the Norks ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/06/2017 9:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Clearly talking about hurricane Nate this weekend!
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 10:14 Comments || Top||

#3  We're going to war with Oceana.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/06/2017 10:47 Comments || Top||

#4  I'd like to see what happens in North Korea if we could orchestrate a drone zap on Fat Boy and his inner circle at some parade...

Well, it would be interesting
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 10/06/2017 14:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Or Turkey.
Or Comey, or Mueller and Hilarity ensues!

I don't think it was a kickoff dinner for a war.
Wonder if Japan is in the first-strike mode?
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 15:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Who knows what the US can see with its satellites.

Assasinating heads of states is considered a no-no, but I doubt that will stop Trump.
Posted by: phil_b || 10/06/2017 19:49 Comments || Top||

Russian hackers stole U.S. cyber secrets from NSA
[REUTERS] Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
The NSA really has no excuse for being careless about the security of their files.
The theft included information on penetrating foreign computer networks and protecting against cyber attacks and is likely to be viewed as one of the most significant security breaches to date, the newspaper reported.

The NSA declined to comment, citing agency policy "never to comment on our affiliates or personnel issues." Rooters was not able to independently verify the report.

If confirmed, the hack would mark the latest in a series of breaches of classified data from the secretive intelligence agency, including the 2013 leaks of data on classified U.S. surveillance programs by contractor Edward Snowden.

Republican U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a statement that, if true, the details in the report were alarming.

"The NSA needs to get its head out of the sand and solve its contractor problem," Sasse said. "Russia is a clear adversary in cyberspace and we can’t afford these self-inflicted injuries."
Assuming it was the Russians, and not someone like the CIA pretending to be Russian.
Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [297 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Morons.
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 1:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Or maybe they're looking to manufacture some plausible deniability.

Which morons need.
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 1:53 Comments || Top||

#3  I notice this happened in 2015, when that president was in office whose people didn't believe security protocols applied to them.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/06/2017 5:52 Comments || Top||

#4  I notice this happened in 2015, when that president was in office

Birds of a feather, et cetera...
Posted by: Pappy || 10/06/2017 9:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Nothing about the Awans yet?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/06/2017 10:23 Comments || Top||

#6  ...after a contractor put information on his home computer

Shot at dawn, if nothing else, as an example to others. Never, ever, take home work and put on a home computer.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/06/2017 10:28 Comments || Top||

#7  and your home computer has Kapersky on it!?
Goes beyond stupid into felonious territory.
Posted by: Pancho Hitler3909 || 10/06/2017 11:58 Comments || Top||

Science & Technology
Why beer makes you happy - and it's not just the alcohol
[DPA-INTERNATIONAL] Know that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you've got a beer in your hand after a long day's work? It might not just be the alcohol that's making you feel that way.

According to new research by the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany, there's an ingredient in beer that activates the brain's reward centre in a similar way to dopamine.

Hordenine, which is found in beer malt, among other things, has a similar effect to the so-called "happy hormone." Researchers have found that hordenine and dopamine both stimulate the so-called dopamine receptor D2 in the brain.

Scientists are yet to establish whether the amount of hordenine contained in beer can produce a noticeable effect on the reward centre. However,
it was a brave man who first ate an oyster...
results so far indicate that hordenine could indeed contribute to boosting the drinker's mood, the researchers said in a statement.

The combination of hordenine and alcohol is most likely to blame for the fact that beer makes people feel good, according to researcher Monika Pischetsrieder. Salsolinol, which is found in chocolate, has the same effect as hordenine, she adds.

Several studies are currently attempting to establish how much hordenine beer contains, and how much of it actually reaches the brain.

So far, Pischetsrieder says, no single ingredient has been found in food or drink that can make us feel happy. Scientists say it is mostly combinations of substances that create a feeling of well-being. With crisps, for example, it is carbohydrates and fat.

The study on hordenine, which was published in the specialist magazine Scientific Reports, started with a computer-based probe involving 13,000 food ingredients.

Researchers assessed whether those ingredients could make it to the dopamine receptor D2. To do that, they set up a digital molecule database, from which 17 substances were selected for laboratory tests.

"It is already surprising that, without us specifically looking at the luxury foodstuffs group, a beer ingredient leads to the activation of the dopamine receptor D2," Pischetsrieder says.

Posted by: Fred || 10/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [499 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ben Franklin: "Beer is proof that God loves us and likes to see us happy."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/06/2017 0:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Now, this is some scientific "consensus" I can get behind.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/06/2017 1:14 Comments || Top||

#3  Now they just need to figure out a way to keep me from getting a headache after one glass and we're all set!
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 1:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Beer: so much more than just a breakfast drink
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/06/2017 9:46 Comments || Top||

#5  #3 - my Dad was a chemical engineer and told me there are wheat beers, corn beers, and maybe others I have forgotten. Bud gives me a headache; other beers do not. Try another brand, Gorb!
Posted by: Bobby || 10/06/2017 10:01 Comments || Top||

#6  I'm buying a 12 pack and Horden-nine!
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 10:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Hmm. Variety packs . . . . Thanks for the tip, Bobby. :-)
Posted by: gorb || 10/06/2017 11:18 Comments || Top||

#8  also, coors lite or ultra lite keeps my heaaches away
Posted by: 746 || 10/06/2017 11:25 Comments || Top||

#9  The combination of hordenine and alcohol is most likely to blame for the fact that beer makes people feel good, according to researcher Monika Pischetsrieder.

Posted by: Frank G || 10/06/2017 12:35 Comments || Top||

#10  Tap beer gives a headache...try a bottle, Gorb. It's a mood lifter--trainers even give it to racehorses!
Posted by: Whavish Thusoling5684 || 10/06/2017 13:21 Comments || Top||

#11  When I was in college we had to sign up for some stupid studies as part of our grade. I remember one was hypnotism (didn't work for me).

Turns out I was doing intensive studies on beer effects without getting any credit.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/06/2017 14:45 Comments || Top||

#12  I fell into a vicious cycle in Ewetah when I could only buy beer from the State. I started a homebrew kit and had the most fun. A 5gal bucket fills about 24-12oz bottles. Two weeks for the bucket to brew and two weeks after bottling to settle. Three years, 5-6.7%, no hangover.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/06/2017 16:08 Comments || Top||

#13  Mass-market "American style" beers use rice to boost the alcohol and sugar content. There's enough it tastes like sake to me.

So try a craft brew or an import. Or try cider.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 10/06/2017 18:26 Comments || Top||

#14  "because without beer, things do not seem to go as well"
diary of Brother Epp, Capuchin Monastery, Munjor, KS 1902

Courtesy of Free State Brewery, Lawrence, KS. In or around Kansas, give it a try.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/06/2017 18:47 Comments || Top||

#15  @12 Yah, the old 3# Blue Ribbon, 5# cane sugar, 5 gal water, baker's yeast. My friend Tony got some vicious hangovers and finally pinned it down to the water being run-off from the sheep pasture. Good times!
Posted by: KBK || 10/06/2017 23:17 Comments || Top||

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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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Two weeks of WOT
Fri 2017-10-06
  Iraqi premier claims victory against Islamic State in Hawija
Thu 2017-10-05
  3 Special Forces Troops Killed and 2 Are Wounded in an Ambush in Niger
Wed 2017-10-04
  Daesh defense line collapses in Hawijah as Iraqi forces liberate more villages
Tue 2017-10-03
  Key ISIS member Qari Zahid killed in US drone strike in East of Afghanistan
Mon 2017-10-02
  Terror Attack in Las Vegas - Mass Shooting - Updated 50+ dead, 400+ wounded
Sun 2017-10-01
  Kurdish secession bid in Iraq threat to entire region: Hezbollah chief
Sat 2017-09-30
  Islamic State sets oil wells on fire, urges militants evacuate villages in Hawija
Fri 2017-09-29
  Lebanon Military Tribunal sentences Takfiri preacher to death
Thu 2017-09-28
  Al-Qaeda leadership, dozens of jihadists wiped out by Russian missile strike in Idlib
Wed 2017-09-27
  Palestinians admitted Interpol membership
Tue 2017-09-26
  US drone targets ISIS vehicle in Nangarhar leaving 5 dead
Mon 2017-09-25
  Tennessee Church Shooter Suspect Identified As 25-Year-Old From Sudan
Sun 2017-09-24
  Saudi FM: We demand Qatar abide by Riyadh agreement promises
Sat 2017-09-23
  ISIS virtually annihilated in Raqqa city as Kurdish forces begin final push
Fri 2017-09-22
  8 members of Pak-based Lashkar-e-Taiba killed in Helmand airstrikes

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