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Police recovers anti-aircraft guns, other arms from Karachi godown
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-Obits-
Famed Tuskeegee Airman Charles McGee passes away
[NPR] Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars, has died. He was 102.

Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Sunday announced his death on Twitter, both of them calling McGee an American hero.

"While I am saddened by his loss, I'm also incredibly grateful for his sacrifice, his legacy, and his character. Rest in peace, General," wrote Austin, who did not specify where McGee died.

The Tuskegee Airmen is the nickname of the first African American unit to fly combat airplanes in World War II.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/17/2022 10:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under:

#1  As I posted elsewhere.


A true heroes.
He and the Tuskegee Airman earned their respect 100 fold over.

All despite the numerous social, racial and other challenges dumped on him and the 300+ other Tuskegee Airman members in life.

They did not use Skin color as an excuse. They rose above the stupid issues of the time and still fought to defend the safety and honor of ALL Americans.

They really stuck it out there.

I have to wonder, what they would have done if they met a modern day BLM Leader.


Thank-you sirs and Tuskegee Airman for your heroic services.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/17/2022 16:26 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
Teacher alleges she was fired for not 'meowing' back at student who identifies as a cat
[THEPOSTMILLENNIAL] A woman who was working as a substitute teacher posted a video to social media alleging she was fired by school officials for not "identifying with" a student who "identifies as a cat" after she refused to meow back at the child in class.

"Okay, okay. I've got to rant for a minute," the teacher says in a short TikTok video. Just when I thought school couldn't get any weirder, it did today."

"I'm a sub, and the most important we do is take roll, so the school gets paid. So, I'm looking at the seating chart as I'm going up and down the rows and marking who's here and who's not," the TikTok user, who uses the screen name @crazynamebridgetmichael and has posted several videos in a school setting, continues in the clip posted about four days ago. "I get to the third row and I hear this 'meow!' Uhhh, excuse me? Excuse me?" she narrates.

"I start looking on the ground, through the fourth row—everything's good. Go to the fifth row—everybody's there. Then I hear 'meow!' I'm like, 'Okay, what's up with that? Who's doing it?' And this little girl in the very front row says, 'You have to meow back at him; he identifies as a cat.' Are you kidding me?" she questions.

"I said, 'Is there a litter box in here somewhere?' My sarcasm self: I probably should not have said that," the educator continues in the clip.

"He gets up and he storms out of the classroom, and I'm like, 'Ruff!' Of course, the entire class is laughing. I think, 'Oh, no problem, no foul.' I go to the office—Are you ready for this?—to check out. They said, 'We no longer need your services if you can't identify with all the children in the classroom.' And you wonder why they don't have any subs!" the teacher exclaims on video.

"I told the lady, I said, 'I didn't know cats were considered people; I thought they were pets.' Another school off my list," the teacher concludes the TikTok video that's captioned, "a typical day of subbing! can't make this up..."

Posted by: Fred || 01/17/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [302 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Unbelievably stupid (but not surprising).

identify as Klingon - so everyone better only speak to me in Klingon or I will have you fired.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/17/2022 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2 
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/17/2022 2:13 Comments || Top||

#3  -$1.50
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/17/2022 2:48 Comments || Top||

#4  Did the school provide a sandbox in the room for the kid?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/17/2022 6:57 Comments || Top||

#5  "Well, he it does help with the rodent pest problem"
Posted by: Frank G || 01/17/2022 7:01 Comments || Top||

#6  The rodents run the system. The cat was a one off.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/17/2022 8:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Setting up a play for access to veterinary medications.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/17/2022 8:42 Comments || Top||

#8  Super Troopers was supposed to be a comedy, not an instruction manual.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/17/2022 10:35 Comments || Top||

#9  If said student identifies as a cat, then the proper course of action would be to shoo him off the furniture. This is a school, not a zoo.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/17/2022 17:29 Comments || Top||


Priorities? NYPD arrests multiple vaccine mandate protesters in Times Square Olive Garden but failed to stop convicted felon shoving woman, 40, to her death just yards away in subway station: Second subway death in one week
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Three men and one woman were arrested after staging a sit-in at the Times Square Olive Garden

  • They were among a group of people protesting New York City's vaccine mandate for indoor dining

  • The protesters are now expected to be charged with trespassing for the Friday evening incident

  • Just 11 hours later, a homeless man pushed an Asian woman onto the subway tracks at the Times Square station

  • NYPD arrested Simon Martial, 61, and charged him with second-degree murder

  • The victim was identified as Michelle Alyssa Go, 40, from the Upper West Side in Manhattan

  • The police found the woman lying on the tracks, unconscious with trauma to her body

  • Martial has a previous criminal record and served two years in state prison for robbery before being released in August 2021
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/17/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under:

#1  = Anarcho-Tyranny
Arrest the normies
Free the killers
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/17/2022 4:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Low-hanging fruit arrests, no risk no blow back, arrest a crazy black guy and have to use any physical force, career ending risks or worse. When you can't trust the DA and the department to protect you from lawsuits, MSM hectoring or abandonment for violating the Melanin Exemption, go for the safe and easy route to end-of-watch brewski's.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 01/17/2022 13:42 Comments || Top||

#3  So people say we should not compare the treatment of the unvaccinated to the Jews of 1940, the Asians of the early 40's, or the blacks of the 1950's. But tell me the difference now of not being allowed into a city to eat, shop, or check into a hotel because your not vaccinated? The reasons for the segregation of the Jews and blacks were the same as today, they-we are considered diseased, dirty and not worthy of participating in society. The Asians were out of misguided fear, not unlike today. The newspapers today are calling to lock people in their homes or camps until the unvaccinated comply. People say what happened to the Jews, Blacks and Asians could never happen again, never happen here, but it is... Locking people up because of fear. Where are the Jews in America standing up against this? Where are the blacks standing up against this? Where are the Asians? Just like the German civilians, they are either in agreement or are hiding in fear.... Which are you??? What side of the history will you fall into?
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/17/2022 15:35 Comments || Top||

#4  What side of the history will you fall into?

One bullet, one vote.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/17/2022 21:34 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Snow, ice blast through South with powerful winter storm
ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze.

Tens of thousands of customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Highway patrols reported hundreds of vehicle accidents, and a tornado ripped through a trailer park in Florida. More than 1,200 Sunday flights at Charlotte Douglas International were cancelled — more than 90% of the airport’s Sunday schedule, according to the flight tracking service flightaware.com.

Winter Storm Izzy dumped as much as 10 inches of snow in some areas of western North Carolina as the system moved across the southeastern U.S., said Brian Hurley, a meteorologist with the Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland.

First Sgt. Christopher Knox, a North Carolina Highway Patrol spokesperson, said that by midafternoon, the agency had responded to 300 car crashes and nearly 800 calls for service. Two people died Sunday when their car drove off the road and into trees in a median east of Raleigh. The driver and passenger, both 41-year-old South Carolina residents, were pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle crash. Knox said investigators believe the car was driving too fast for the conditions, described as mixed winter precipitation.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/17/2022 10:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Snow jogging, a new North Georgia fitness trend.

Posted by: Besoeker || 01/17/2022 10:18 Comments || Top||

#2  amusingly Jen Psaki tweeted that she didn't understand why DC shut down because of 1" of snow

this was just 10 minutes after public officials in DC, VA, and MD urged people to stay off roads
Posted by: Lord Garth || 01/17/2022 10:42 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ well, we now have 1970s-style inflation, crime, corruption and incompetence again, so might as well bring back streaking.
Just hold off on disco, 'k?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/17/2022 10:44 Comments || Top||

#4  JenPsaki tweeted that she didn't understand why DC shut down because of 1" of snow

She thought it was a reference to Hunter's favorite DC pastime. (Her boss called him, "My beautiful son... the most brilliant man I know...")
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/17/2022 10:47 Comments || Top||

#5  S'Ok they've got it under control
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/17/2022 11:46 Comments || Top||


U of Michigan president fired after employee relationship, 'inappropriate' emails surface
[NYPOST] The University of Michigan fired its president Saturday for having a years-long affair with a subordinate, and sending "inappropriate" messages to her on his university email.

The university’s Board of Regents made the decision after receiving an anonymous complaint in December that Dr. Mark Schlissel has "been involved in an inappropriate relationship with a University employee," according to a blurb. A three-page termination letter that cited five emails he sent concluded his "interactions with the subordinate were inconsistent with promoting the dignity and reputation of the University of Michigan."

"After an investigation, we learned that Dr. Schlissel, over a period of years, used his University email account to communicate with that subordinate in a manner inconsistent with the dignity and reputation of the University," the board said Saturday night announcing the removal of the president.


Posted by: Fred || 01/17/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The big surprise to me is that one of the entitled class actually was accountable for violating his own policies. May this trend spread!
Posted by: Tom || 01/17/2022 9:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh, I think the Deep Left has a social credit system running already. When someone like this guy, Coomo or Franken gets jettisoned over improprieties with wimmen, it's because they were already slotted for being dumped.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/17/2022 9:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Could be wrong but I suspect there's much more to this story
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/17/2022 10:40 Comments || Top||

#4  It had to be a female employee. Gays and Transexuals are the 'in' for the Left, so it would hush-hush.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/17/2022 15:53 Comments || Top||


Cyber
Cyberattack targets Ukraine government, warns citizens to 'prepare for the worst'
[FoxNews]
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/17/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats


Economy
Wealth of world's 10 richest men doubled in pandemic, Oxfam says
[BBC] The pandemic has made the world's wealthiest far richer but has led to more people living in poverty, according to the charity Oxfam.

Lower incomes for the world's poorest contributed to the death of 21,000 people each day, its report claims.

But the world's 10 richest men have more than doubled their collective fortunes since March 2020, Oxfam said.

Oxfam typically releases a report on global inequality at the start of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.

That event usually sees thousands of corporate and political leaders, celebrities, campaigners, economists and journalists gather in the Swiss ski resort for panel discussions, drinks parties and schmoozing.

However for the second year running, the meeting (scheduled for this week) will be online-only after the emergence of the Omicron variant derailed plans to return to an in-person event.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/17/2022 05:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Nothing has stopped Oxfam from an investment strategy to do the same. Thou shall not covet. How much more food could get in the hands and mouths of others were it not for corrupt, incompetent, and power hungry ruling classes.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/17/2022 6:56 Comments || Top||


Europe
Chilling moment man creeps up on woman and shoves her off Brussels metro platform into path of train - but it stops just inches from her after slamming on brakes
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Woman, 55, pushed onto the tracks in Brussels's Rogier metro station January 14

  • Chilling video shows the suspect creeping up on the woman before shoving her

  • Metro driver managed to pull the emergency break and prevent a fatal accident

  • Suspect, 23, taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder, police said

  • Woman did not have serious injuries but was taken to hospital, treated for shock
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/17/2022 09:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [111 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Muslim again? I suppose so, he would be being outed if he weren't.
Posted by: Punky Elmigum9411 || 01/17/2022 20:00 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Noor Mukaddam's father wants Zahir hanged till death
[NATION.PK] Rawalpindi-Former diplomat Shaukat Ali Mukaddam on Saturday appeared before the court and recorded his statement while demanding death penalty
for Zahir Zakir Jaffar, alleged killer of his 28-year-old-daughter Noor Mukaddam.

"Zahir Zakir Jaffar had brutally murdered my innocent daughter without any reason therefore he should be hanged," said Shaukat Ali Mukaddam in his statement recorded by Additional and Sessions Judge (ASJ) Atta Rabbani.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 01/17/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  Noor Mukaddam's father wants Zahir hanged till death


...Well, traditionally, that's how it's done.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 01/17/2022 8:06 Comments || Top||


Two brothers killed in Lahore gunsex
[NATION.PK] In yet another celebratory firing incident, a wedding ceremony in Lahore turned into mourning on Saturday night after two brothers were killed in an gun sex during a wedding function.

According to the police, two brothers identified as Maid and Safdar, died when a wedding party guest had gun sex during the marriage function in the Naseerabad neighbourhood of Lahore.

One of the dear departed, Majid, was constable at Anti Vehicle Lifting Cell (AVLC) department, said police.

The bodies were handed over to heirs after completing medico-legal formalities. Both deceased brothers were close relatives of the bride.

Police have launched an investigation into the matter.

Celebratory firing during joyous events in the country have claimed many precious lives and despite repeated warnings from authorities, the incidents again and again appear to raise serious questions on implementation of laws.

In a similar incident that was reported this year in November, a 7-year-old girl had been killed in an gun sex by a policeman during a wedding ceremony in the Qayyumabad
...a suburb of Korangi Town, if you know where that is...
area of Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
.
Posted by: Fred || 01/17/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [82 views] Top|| File under:



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Mon 2022-01-17
  Police recovers anti-aircraft guns, other arms from Karachi godown
Sun 2022-01-16
  Day 2: Armed man holding hostages at Colleyville, Texas, synagogue demands release of convicted terrorist 'sister'
Sat 2022-01-15
  Authorities in hours-long standoff at Colleyville synagogue, no injuries reported
Fri 2022-01-14
  IRGC launched solid-fuel satellite rocket into space
Thu 2022-01-13
  TTP spokesperson Muhammad Khorasani killed in axe attack
Wed 2022-01-12
  Lebanon’s currency has lost more than 15 percent of its value since the start of the year
Tue 2022-01-11
  FBI Refuses To Say How Many Informants Were Involved In Jan. 6 Violence
Mon 2022-01-10
  Turkish FM: Our Forces in Libya aren't a 'Foreign Power'
Sun 2022-01-09
  Gunmen kill 140 people in Nigeria: residents
Sat 2022-01-08
  Wannabe terrorist in failed bid to join Syrian jihad jailed for 12 years
Fri 2022-01-07
  Bandits Attack Five Zamfara Communities, Kill Many Residents
Thu 2022-01-06
  UN peacekeepers' convoy attacked in south Lebanon
Wed 2022-01-05
  Government falls in Kazakhstan
Tue 2022-01-04
  Iran Vows Revenge unless Trump Tried for Soleimani Killing
Mon 2022-01-03
  Bandits Kidnap 18, Kill One Along Kaduna Birnin Gwari Road

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