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9/11/2018: On this day, we remember
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Body camera video shows moment Texas cop shoots dead driver, 24, who attempted to flee a traffic stop while his arm was in the window
[DailyMail]
  • Oshae Terry was killed after he was pulled over for an expired registration tag

  • Officers said they could smell marijuana in Terry's car and asked him to wait

  • Footage shows the windows rolling up and the officer sticking his hand inside

  • Terry then started the ignition and began to drive as the officer fired five shots

  • Family believes the officer used excessive force and plan to pursue civil charges
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [308 views] Top|| File under:

#1  WELL~~~~BYE STUPID!
Posted by: ranture || 09/11/2018 12:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Dumbass! If you're gonna smoke pot while driving, make sure your car registration is up to date.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/11/2018 13:43 Comments || Top||

#3  I think I see the problem.
Posted by: Neville Turkeyneck3487 || 09/11/2018 20:02 Comments || Top||


Dramatic footage captures moment brave woman grabbed armed raider's gun and police shoot him after he took her hostage in pawn shop robbery
[DailyMail]
  • Officers were called to a robbery at a pawn shop in Las Vegas on September 3

  • The suspect exited the business with a female employee he had taken hostage

  • But she managed to grab his gun and threw it on the ground before running off

  • The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Mario Trejo, was shot once in the chest
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [213 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Damn fool to rob a pawn shop anyway.
Posted by: Chris || 09/11/2018 18:05 Comments || Top||


Three people, including a 20-year-old father, are killed when two men storm a Detroit White Castle and open fire
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [272 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Low Budget version of "Storming a Castle"
Posted by: Frank G || 09/11/2018 12:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Motive:
"I dunno, it seemed like a good idea at the time."

Posted by: Frozen Al || 09/11/2018 12:48 Comments || Top||

#3  I can't recall any patrons capable of 'storming' WC at midnight. All either stoned or drunk trying to hold onto their bag of $.10 sliders.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 14:53 Comments || Top||

#4  Sometimes they would have a 10 for a dollar sale.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 14:54 Comments || Top||


Another Senseless Shooting
One man was killed and four others wounded in a shooting early Sunday in Auburn.
Home of the Tigers, Plainsmen, and War Eagles.
Auburn police officers responded to a call at 2:24 a.m. Sunday to a report of shots fired in the 200 block of West Magnolia Avenue, according to an Auburn Police statement. According to the Opelika-Auburn News police had cordoned off an area in front of the McDonald's restaurant, which is just down the block from Toomer's Corner.
I was there when the McDonalds was built. Several homes were demolished to make room for it. Someone threw a brick through a window with a note reading, "You deserve a brick today".
Officers were already in the immediate vicinity of the call dispersing a large crowd and confirmed shots were being fired and located several victims, according to the statement.
Toomer's Corner is usually a madhouse after a win.
Evan Mikale Wilson, 20, of Tuskegee, was identified by the Lee County coroner as the man killed in the shooting. Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.
No ethnicity of anyone is mentioned.
"Additionally, four other individuals were found to be injured from the gunfire. Three victims were transported to East Alabama Medical Center by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries," according to the statement.

Those injured are a 17 year-old male and 19 year-old female, both from Opelika,
(pronounced O-puh-like-uh)
21 year-old male Auburn University student from Hilton Head, SC. One 16 year-old male from Opelika was also flown to Piedmont Columbus Regional Medical Center by air ambulance with serious injuries, police stated.

"Preliminarily, information has been obtained that an altercation occurred just prior to an exchange of gunfire that resulted in the injuries," according to the police statement.

According to the statement the incident is not believed to be a random shooting.

The shooting occurred down the block from Toomer's Corner, a frequent gathering place for Auburn University fans to gather after football games. Auburn defeated Alabama State University 63-9 Saturday night.

The shooting remains under investigation and no further details are being released at this time, police stated.

Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Auburn Police Division.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [224 views] Top|| File under:

#1  opa-lak-a
Posted by: ranture || 09/11/2018 12:45 Comments || Top||

#2  ranture back in the 70's when I was at Auburn University it was O-puh-like-uh.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 09/11/2018 18:53 Comments || Top||

#3  Auburn....that's a fine Georgia school.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 18:55 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
And now for something completely different.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 16:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Oh, the things I didn't know were things.

Two words: laser pointer.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/11/2018 17:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Will crap on a Quran for beer and bacon.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/11/2018 18:02 Comments || Top||


The old term 'drunk as a sailor' validated once again
[Navy Times] The redcoats are coming, the redcoats are coming ‐ to fight at a bar near you.

Watering holes everywhere in the vicinity of Naval Station Mayport experienced a major boon in business this week after British sailors from the Royal Navy’s prized new carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in the northeast Florida port of Jacksonville Beach.

Hundreds of sailors rambled off the ship Wednesday following a weeks-long journey that marked the 65,000-ton vessel’s first transatlantic voyage. And as is tradition with navies around the world, a pressing matter had to be attended to immediately upon exiting the hulking ship ‐ the ancient mariner rite of drinking to the point of annihilation.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 08:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [184 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "They're over paid. They're over sexed, and they're over here."
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 9:18 Comments || Top||

#2  And what is the second ancient mariner rite: chasing the local wenches...

All this press is said like its a bad thing.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 09/11/2018 9:39 Comments || Top||

#3  "They're over paid. They're over sexed, and they're over here."*

Ah, yes, the Brit refrain about the Yanks in the ETO, to which the reply was -
They were underpaid, undersexed and under Monty!

Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/11/2018 10:04 Comments || Top||

#4  ...On the other hand, with a crew of 1600, a 02.6% arrest rate ain't bad...


Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/11/2018 17:18 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Cryogenics firm is sued for $1MILLION by dead scientist's son after freezing the man's HEAD rather than his entire body
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] The son of a late California doctor is suing a cryogenics firm on his dad's behalf

  • Kurt Pilgeram claims in a suit that the Alcor Life Extension Foundation wrongly cremated his dad's body and preserved only his head

  • Dr. Laurence Pilgeram died at age 90 from cardiac arrest outside his home

  • The scientist also worked in cryogenics and became the firm's 135th patient

  • Legal documents state that Kurt suffered extreme emotional distress as a result

  • The son is suing the Scottsdale, Arizona-based firm for $1million in damages
I seen dis movie. I din't like it. Don't look at the scene where they get rid of the rest of the guy. Yuck.
Posted by: Fred || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [168 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sounds like a repeat of the Ted Williams story.
Posted by: Rj || 09/11/2018 8:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Which one?
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 09/11/2018 9:10 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Docs show Google pushed latinos to vote... a lot ended up voting for Trump
The old "careful what you wish for".
[Breitbart] An email chain among senior Google executives from the day after the 2016 presidential election reveals the company tried to influence the 2016 United States presidential election on behalf of one candidate, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton.

In the emails, a Google executive describes efforts to pay for free rides for a certain sect of the population to the polls‐a get-out-the-vote for Hispanic voters operation‐and how these efforts were because she thought it would help Hillary Clinton win the general election in 2016. She also used the term "silent donation" to describe Google’s contribution to the effort to elect Clinton president.

The main email, headlined, "Election results and the Latino vote," was sent on Nov. 9, 2016‐the day after Clinton’s loss to Trump in the 2016 presidential election‐by Eliana Murillo, Google’s Multicultural Marketing department head.

The four page email begins with Murillo claiming she and others at Google were engaged in non-partisan activities not designed to help any one candidate or another‐only to undercut her own commentary in later passages in the emails by openly admitting the entire effort to boost Latino turnout using Google products with official company resources was to elect Clinton over Trump.

The critical miscalculation, Murillo wrote in a stunning admission in the email, was that Latino voters backed Trump by higher margins than any experts had forecast in the lead-up to the election. Trump’s 29 percent among Hispanics nationally blew prognosticators away, and he hit even higher numbers‐about 31 percent‐in the key battleground state of Florida, Murillo admitted.
Sad when your serfs wander off your lands, huh? Full details at link.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/11/2018 08:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [189 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Be cautious of schadenfreude.

Google "Accept that our goals aren't Don't be evil", I am sure, is working O/T to make sure their models are more effective for this coming Nov.
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 09/11/2018 9:09 Comments || Top||

#2  In kind campaign contributions. Was it reported?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/11/2018 10:01 Comments || Top||

#3  What sort of name is Sergey Brin anyway?

Collusion!
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 09/11/2018 10:23 Comments || Top||

#4  Heavens no, P2k.

Those laws (and their definitions) are only for the little people.

Although there might be an issue or two raised now.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/11/2018 15:17 Comments || Top||


Britain
The good fight
[Twitchy] LGBT student group argues that gulags were good, anti-trans bigots literally kill and must be re-educated.

This is one of those crazy threads that just comes out of nowhere and you have to double-check to make sure it’s not a parody account and you’re not being had. If it’s any consolation to our American readers, Goldsmiths University of London and its LGBTQ+ organization are in England, so the crazy is on the other side of the pond on this one.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 09:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They still don't realize that if this comes to pass again, they will be the first ones put in the camps and killed.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/11/2018 9:34 Comments || Top||

#2  That's what makes it good, Anakin
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 12:50 Comments || Top||

#3  First rule of the revolutionary government, get rid of all the radicals that caused the revolution in the first place.
Secure your rule.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/11/2018 13:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Lenin, Pol Pot and Mao did exactly that, Darth.

Maybe kept a couple around until their 'usefulness' wore out.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/11/2018 15:19 Comments || Top||

#5  Yes, the True Believers (useful idiots) have to be eliminated because they are the first to become disillusioned. The go from useful idiot to useless impediment.
Posted by: Neville Turkeyneck3487 || 09/11/2018 19:52 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Venezuela calls march against US after reported coup bid
[YAHOO] Venezuela's government announced it would hold a massive march Tuesday against US meddling after reports that US officials met secretly with Venezuelan military officers to discuss plans to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

The United States "acknowledges having met at least three times with military coup leaders to carry out a coup," said Diosdado Cabello, speaker of the ruling Constituent Assembly that runs the country.

At an event by the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Cabello also drew a direct connection with the drone kabooms on August 4 at a military parade Maduro was leading.

"The presidential liquidation that was stopped was led by the United States. Is there anyone who has any doubt?" Cabello asked.

US officials decided against taking action after the meetings, according to The New York Times

...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...

. The newspaper did not, however, link these discussion to the exploding drones case.

On Twitter, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said it was "absolutely unacceptable and unjustifiable that US government officials participate in meetings to encourage and promote violent actions of Lion of Islams."

Posted by: Fred || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under: Commies


Home Front: Culture Wars
Oakland Raiders's Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, then scores touchdown
[The Hill] Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat down during the national anthem before the team’s season opener against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.

He then went on to score a touchdown shortly after the start of the game.

The Associated Press noted that Lynch sat down during "The Star-Spangled Banner" all of last season but has never given a reason for his move.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 04:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Any reason given for the touchdown ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 4:50 Comments || Top||

#2  So, what are the NFL terms of employment again?
Posted by: DooDahMan || 09/11/2018 12:24 Comments || Top||

#3  WAS NOT aware, not watching. Could care less.
Posted by: ranture || 09/11/2018 12:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Saw something on the news last night that the NFL is hoping to expand into foreign countries, and their foot dragging on this issue might help them with that. Something like $27B in overseas revenues over the next few years or something like that.
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 16:04 Comments || Top||

#5  Saw something on the news last night that the NFL is hoping to expand into foreign countries.

Malawi, Somalia, Bots, Kenya. Ships depart hourly. Be on one.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 17:02 Comments || Top||

#6  Marsha an Lynch is pretty slow upstairs anyway. Give it 5 years, he'll be broke.
Posted by: Chris || 09/11/2018 18:03 Comments || Top||


Woke Miss America Delivers All-Time Ratings Low - That is Until Next Year
[Breitbart] ABC’s broadcast of Sunday night’s Miss America pageant capped a ceremony rife with politicization, leading to an all-time low in TV ratings.

The Wrap reports that Sunday night’s Miss America pageant was "down 36 percent in the key demo and off 19 percent among overall audience members" compared to last year.

The abysmal broadcast ratings come as Sunday night’s competition featured no swimsuit competition as it did for decades. However, the competition did feature several political messages.

During Thursday’s program, Miss Virginia Emili McPhail commented on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, saying that it is "a right you have."

"But it’s also not about kneeling; it is absolutely about police brutality," she also said.

On Friday, Contestant Miss West Virginia Madeline Collins said that President Trump is "the biggest issue facing our country today."

"Unfortunately he has caused a lot of divide in our country, and until we can trust in him and the choices that he makes for our country, we cannot become united," she said.

This year’s winner was Nia Imani Franklin who was also Miss New York.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Miss America pageant, democratic politics, and the NFL, a head-long race to the bottom.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 9:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Guessing ratings decline was due more to no bathing suit than political; every year there is some sort of 'save the gay unborn whales while making the place a better straw-free world' or some other blather.....
missed the show; had to rotate the air in my tires.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 09/11/2018 9:42 Comments || Top||

#3  Discontining the bathing suit segment was politlical, USN, Ret.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/11/2018 10:12 Comments || Top||

#4  yes, but I was trying to differentiate from the trump-bashing the airheads were mouthing.....
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 09/11/2018 11:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Eventually it will just be a parade of 300 to 400 lb self-described "women" (YMMV) in burqas. Riveting TV.
Posted by: PBMcL || 09/11/2018 17:07 Comments || Top||

#6  European opinion is scathing:
"Insipid, this silly appraising
Of women in hankies.
We sniff at your Yankees'
Neurotic obsession with... bathing!"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/11/2018 18:39 Comments || Top||


Three police officers fatally shoot man who was firing into crowd of people in Greenville, North Carolina
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Politix
Globalist Billionaire Koch Brothers Launch Super PAC to Support Open Borders Politicians
[Breitbart] The pro-mass immigration, GOP megadonor, billionaire Koch brothers are forming a new super PAC ahead of the 2018 midterm elections to back politicians who support their agenda of open borders, amnesty, and endless free trade.

The Kochs’ network of PACs and organizations will join together to elect candidates that fit their economic libertarian agenda, which stands in stark opposition to President Trump’s protective tariffs, border wall, and agenda to raise U.S. wages by reducing legal immigration levels.

The Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Action PAC will join forces with the Kochs’ amnesty-pushing Libre Action PAC and Concerned Veterans for America Action to promote the billionaires’ agenda.

Before and during Trump’s presidency, the billionaire Koch brothers have been threatening GOP lawmakers who support the populist-nationalist agenda of the president. In July, during a conference of billionaire donors, Koch organization leaders said they would oppose Republicans that do not fall in line with their economic libertarian worldview.

Days before the Koch donor conference, Daniel Garza, the president of the Kochs’ amnesty arm known as Libre Initiative, told the media that reducing any legal immigration to the U.S. ‐ where more than 1.5 million foreign nationals are admitted every year ‐ is "unacceptable" and that the organization would not support lawmakers who seek immigration controls.

Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 04:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [182 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Why have open borders when the proven historical approach is to conquer and incorporate? (do I need to put a /sarc on that?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/11/2018 7:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Someone send them a book on Ricardo please.

Open Borders mean migration is subsidised.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/11/2018 7:48 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm not sure free speech should cover arguing for the dissolution of civilization. If the Kochs are so enamored of the third world, it is easier -- and safer for the rest of us -- for them to move to it than to bring it to the US.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/11/2018 8:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Koch owns Invista, Georgia-Pacific, Molex, Flint Hills Resources, Koch Pipeline, Koch Fertilizer, Koch Minerals, Matador Cattle Company, and Guardian Industries. The firm employs 120,000 people in 60 countries, with about half of its business in the United States

I'm thinking some targeted ICE raids might be enlightening
Posted by: Frank G || 09/11/2018 9:12 Comments || Top||

#5  The Democrat's favorite evil pair, the Koch brothers?

Is there no organization (excepting maybe the NRA) that supports Trump?
Posted by: KBK || 09/11/2018 10:43 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Border patrol officers pull over driver at checkpoint and discover 55 illegal immigrants
[DailyMail]
  • Agents rescued 55 immigrants from a tractor-trailer north of Laredo in Texas

  • Conditions inside were potentially lethal with temperatures nearly 100 degrees

  • The driver, who was a US citizen, was arrested and the tractor-trailer was seized

  • Immigrants were from Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  Sounds like an old VW commercial.
Posted by: AlanC || 09/11/2018 10:49 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
United States issues fresh warning to airlines about using Iranian airspace
[Reuters] The United States has issued a fresh warning to airlines to exercise caution when operating in Iran’s airspace, citing concerns over military activity including an unnamed U.S. civil operator being intercepted by fighter jets in December 2017.

The updated guidance from the Federal Aviation Administration to U.S. operators, issued on Sunday at the expiry of the prior year’s advisory, said there were also military activities emanating from or transiting through Iran’s airspace associated with the conflict in Syria.

Tensions ramped up between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump pulled out of a landmark nuclear deal with Iran in May and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic last month.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 05:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [201 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  “Don’t get yourselves kidnapped, y’all.”
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/11/2018 11:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Caution during periods of elevated tensions is good.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 12:04 Comments || Top||

#3  That's a nice plane you have there. It would be a shame if something were to happen to it because of one of Iran's awesome new missiles and all. Just sayin'.
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 16:02 Comments || Top||

#4  In a world of linguistic incompetence,
Illiterate doom looming, ominous,
Where smarties get punked
If they use the subjunctive...
Meet gorb and his guineas from Providence!
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/11/2018 18:32 Comments || Top||

#5  I don't think Providence has guinea pigs, so I'm guessing it's gonna take me a while to figure that out. But I do know that now that I have an original ZF limerick that mentions me, I must have hit the big time! :-)
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 20:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Is “guinea” an insult for Italians, like polack is for Polish people and kike is for Jews? That would fit with your mafia-style threat, gorb.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/11/2018 21:33 Comments || Top||

#7  Now it falls into place.

I would give my eye teeth to be able to wordsmith like ZF. Sigh.
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 22:31 Comments || Top||

#8  Please don't feel too bad, gorb! Today it's the heavy-hearted hummingbird of happenstance dropping by with a pollen-golden present, tomorrow it's sure to be the bluebird of... that other stuff.

TW's right, as always. Just goofing on your extortionist being so tough he's comfortable using correct grammar. Or maybe he's just a lace-curtain goombah (they got those?)? I don't always think these things out completely. Heh. I mean, what's the point? Those sneaky preps and cons twist everything I try to say.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/11/2018 23:11 Comments || Top||

#9  Oh, and re wordsmithing... don't, please. You're kind to say that, and I thank you on behalf of my parents' genes, but I'd give just about anything (except, of course, years of self-discipline and hard work) to be as casually clear, concise, and commonsensical as any number of posters here.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/11/2018 23:32 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Tue 2018-09-11
  9/11/2018: On this day, we remember
Mon 2018-09-10
  84 dead in fighting in Yemen's Hodeida after talks fail
Sun 2018-09-09
  Battle for Idlib & Hama finally begins
Sat 2018-09-08
  Syrian army advances in al-Safa, killing over 40 turbans, 1000+ trapped on volcano
Fri 2018-09-07
  Houthis fire missiles toward two southern Saudi airports, hit one
Thu 2018-09-06
  Two major Syrian Army divisions head toward Hama for upcoming offensive
Wed 2018-09-05
  Al Qaeda trying to regain primacy as Islamic State loses ground: NATO
Tue 2018-09-04
  Jalaluddin Haqqani joins the Choir Eternal
Mon 2018-09-03
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  Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate
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