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by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9221
Views: 485754

Re: Another Shooting

And the copycatting goes into high gear. :( Schools around U.S. receive hoax threats; two arrested in Indiana http://www.reuters.com/article/us-indiana-threat-idUSKBN0U01QJ20151217 However, two suburban Indianapolis school districts in Danville and Plainfield shut down due to threats over social med...
by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Recipes!
Replies: 3030
Views: 178640

Re: Recipes!

So, Mrs. V. and I are back in Texas and back on our diets trying to lose as much weight as possible before we return to the foodie paradise that is the North Fork of LI. ;) Our doctor has us on low carbohydrate diets. Mrs. V. has been studying these and she found some recipes. We tried one the other...
by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1228
Views: 98132

Re: Russia

Black Thursday in the oil patch. Again wow! WTI- 34.74 Brent- 37.13 So- Ruble- 71.07 Putin responds- http://www.wsj.com/articles/vladimir-putin-warns-government-may-adjust-budget-over-oil-price-fall-1450346139 Vladimir Putin Says Russia’s Economic Crisis Has Peaked On the economy, Mr. Putin didn’t c...
by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 546
Views: 61237

Re: Climate Change

The proof just keeps piling up. Greenland Ice Loss Accelerates 110-Year Old Record Reveals http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/greenland-ice-loss-accelerates-110-year-old-record-reveals/ Thousands of black-and-white aerial photographs of Greenland taken between 1978 and 1987 are helping scient...
by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 546
Views: 61237

Re: Climate Change

More bad news. Freshwater lakes are heating up even faster than the oceans. This is a bad thing. http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2015/1217/Why-are-Earth-s-lakes-heating-up-so-quickly The world’s lakes are warming faster than the atmosphere or the ocean, and this is a problem, say scientists. In...
by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Rest in Peace -- Ducktape
Replies: 55
Views: 7983

Re: Rest in Peace -- Ducktape

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by Volkonski
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9221
Views: 485754

Re: Another Shooting

And the copycats have started. HISD receives threat targeting schools http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/HISD-received-threat-targeting-schools-6703957.php?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=breaking_news&utm_campaign=wcm_a48f60b71a033082a13abd5931a2f870 The Houston Independent Schoo...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Domestic Terrorism
Replies: 803
Views: 77574

Re: Domestic Terrorism

Man arrested for allegedly threatening exec at Placerville biotech firm tied to Planned Parenthood Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article49447025.html#storylink=cpy Scott Anthony Orton, a resident of Puyallup, approximately 35 miles south of Seattle, is accused in a criminal...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Pet Peeves
Replies: 60
Views: 2317

Re: Pet Peeves

Not sure where to post this but we were plenty peeved. Does this sound right to you guys? Took an overnight trip, about 100 miles from home, last weekend. Used our credit to buy gas - no problem. Used our credit card (and photo ID) to rent a room - no problem. Wandered around finally settling on a ...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Domestic Terrorism
Replies: 803
Views: 77574

Re: Domestic Terrorism

The East Grand Forks man accused of setting a Grand Forks business on fire last week was given a $50,000 bond Wednesday. :snippity: Matthew William Gust, 25, is charged with arson, a Class B felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, after prosecutors say he threw a 40-ounce beer bottle filled ...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Domestic Terrorism
Replies: 803
Views: 77574

Re: Domestic Terrorism

Another attack on American Muslims. :( Police arrest Minnesota man suspected of firebombing Muslim-owned restaurant http://www.rawstory.com/2015/12/police-arrest-minnesota-man-suspected-of-firebombing-muslim-owned-restaurant/ Matthew Gust, of East Grand Forks, was charged Friday with arson after pol...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Gun Rights / 2nd Amendment
Replies: 408
Views: 37167

Re: Gun Rights / Second Amendment / 2nd Amendment

The New York Daily News has been hammering the NRA recently with front pages like this- https://whyevolutionistrue.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/screen-shot-2015-12-16-at-7-26-27-am.png?w=750&h=999 Now the NRA is responding in a calm and temperate manner. :roll: After the mass shooting in San Bernardi...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 546
Views: 61237

Re: Climate Change

Just in case anyone has any doubts. The Arctic Is Warming at an Unprecedented Rate http://www.livescience.com/53111-arctic-warming-fast-in-2015.html?google_editors_picks=true Last year was the warmest on record for the Arctic, and sea ice extent was at an all-time low since record keeping began in 1...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Donald Trump 2016
Replies: 16549
Views: 919354

Re: Donald Trump 2016

Email this to every Scots American you know! :thumbs: Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond called Donald Trump "three times a loser" on Wednesday after Britain's Supreme Court threw out the billionaire's bid to stop an offshore wind farm being built near his Scottish golf resort. Salmond made...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: BECKY COLE/WILLIAMS: The Truthstinger
Replies: 16
Views: 1478

Re: BECKY COLE/WILLIAMS: The Truthstinger

I believe this is Becky and her bike. :snippity: Wow. Kickin' bike. And she's pretty too. Must've been filmed before January 20, 2009 because she swears Obama's made America so deadly dangerous that she can't even go out for a loaf of bread anymore ! She's wrong (hard to believe yet true). Homicide...
by Volkonski
Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: 4 CORNERS DOCTRINE: 3-Ring Common Law Circus
Replies: 143
Views: 15798

Re: 4 CORNERS DOCTRINE: 3-Ring Common Law Circus

Costilla County- population about 3500 down from a peak of 7500 in 1940, about 68% Hispanic. Median family income in 2000 was $25,509, the lowest in Colorado.

Another poor rural county that has spawned a few sovcit nut jobs. :roll:
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 28362
Views: 1313480

Re: Hijack this thread

A newly elected judge who happens to be Muslim is sworn in in Brooklyn and the RWNJs go wild. :roll: Bigots go bonkers after Muslim judge swears oath on Koran instead of Bible: ‘She should be arrested!’ http://www.rawstory.com/2015/12/bigots-go-bonkers-after-muslim-judge-swears-oath-on-koran-instead...
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Water Troubles
Replies: 373
Views: 49614

Re: Water Troubles

So last spring and summer the Peconic Estuary was plagued with massive fish kills caused by high nitrogen levels. So they tried to do something about that leading to this- Peconic River contaminated in downtown Riverhead by sewage discharge, county officials issue advisory http://www.riverheadlocal....
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: Worstest Terriblest Teacher Awards
Replies: 19
Views: 2529

Re: Worstest Terriblest Teacher Awards

Former John Jay coach pleads guilty in assault on blindsided official; charges against players to come http://usatodayhss.com/2015/former-john-jay-coach-pleads-guilty-in-assault-on-blindsided-official-charges-against-players-to-come Former John Jay (San Antonio) assistant football coach Mack Breed ...
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9221
Views: 485754

Re: Another Shooting

An email threat sent to a Los Angeles Unified School board member that prompted a closure of all Los Angeles Unified Schools was traced to an IP address in Frankfurt Germany , according to law enforcement sources. All campuses were closed Tuesday morning after receiving what officials have called a...
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: At The Movies, comments and reviews
Replies: 725
Views: 52040

Re: At The Movies, comments and reviews

Coming in November 2016- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Screenwriter and Producer- J.K. Rowling :o http://www.wired.com/2015/12/first-fantastic-beasts-trailer-returns-to-harry-potterland/ It is set in the world of the Harry Potter books but in the year 1926 in New York City. Main character ...
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: CHRISTOPHER BRUCE: The Mighty Spork
Replies: 2352
Views: 185317

Re: CHRISTOPHER BRUCE: The Mighty Spork

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by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9221
Views: 485754

Re: Another Shooting

This might be an overreaction. Or the threat might have been backed up by some information that made it credible. Once this starts copycats quickly get into the act. When I was in high school (mid-1960's) the school got several bomb threats over a period of a couple of years. The first few times the...
by Volkonski
Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:23 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9221
Views: 485754

Re: Another Shooting

At a press conference this morning Superintendent Ramon Cortines explained why he decided to shut down all schools: "It is important that I take precaution based on what has happened recently, and what has happened in the past." Schools are currently being searched. Cortines added, "I want every sc...
by Volkonski
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: John Darash/Vidurek and the National LIberty Alliance
Replies: 15745
Views: 627104

Re: John Darash/Vidurek and the National LIberty Alliance

Thomas J. Spota, Suffolk County District Attorney, was first elected as a Democrat in 2001. He has since been reelected three times with the cross endorsements of the Democratic, Republican, Conservative and Independence Parties. He has been so successful, so nonpartisan and is so respected that no ...

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