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by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Democratic Party Coalition Demographics
Replies: 23
Views: 2438

Re: Democratic Party Coalition Demographics

Times have changed since some of us were children. ;) Pew: White Christians no longer a majority White Christians now make up less than half of the U.S. population, largely receding from the majorities of most demographic groups, with one notable exception: the Republican Party. According to the lat...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Brussels will remain on lockdown thru tomorrow. Belgian PM Charles Michel said he would maintain the highest security threat level in Brussels, warning of an imminent threat. But authorities plan to reopen schools and the metro on Wednesday. :snippity: Of a further five people arrested on Monday mor...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Belgian police have charged a man with involvement in the deadly attacks on Paris , the federal prosecutor said. The as-yet unnamed individual was one of five people arrested in raids on Sunday. Two have been released while the remainder are still under inquiry. A further 15 people being held have ...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Belgian officials said five more raids were carried out on Monday, hours after residents of Brussels were ordered to shelter in place as police searched nearly 20 properties around the European capital overnight. Federal prosecutor Eric van der Sypt said 21 people in total had been detained as part...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Rafael Edward "Felito" "Ted" Cruz 2016 - Eligibility
Replies: 1032
Views: 81383

Re: Rafael "Ted" Cruz 2016 - Eligibility

gatsby wrote:Is there a separate thread about the N.H. election board's meeting? I'm confused. Please help.
http://thefogbow.com/forum/viewtopic.ph ... re#p703101
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 28283
Views: 1305633

Re: Hijack this thread

Not only am I on cat sitting duty but I also answer the house landline phone which Mrs. V. usually answers (to keep me from chewing out sales and begging calls ;) ). Over the years I have noticed a change in the informative calls coming in from friends and relatives. When we were first married the c...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Embassies: Alerts, Threats and Attacks
Replies: 132
Views: 20372

Re: U.S. Embassies: Alerts, Threats and Attacks

NBC News Italy Tourist Sites Are 'Potential Targets': State Department Some of Italy's most popular tourists sites were named by the State Department on Thursday as "potential targets" for terrorist attacks, as ISIS renewed its separate threat to America. The U.S. Embassy in Rome identified the Vat...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9214
Views: 483138

Re: Another Shooting

At least 16 hospitalized in New Orleans playground shooting At least 16 people were hospitalized in New Orleans Sunday evening, following a shooting during a party at a city park, authorities said. The shooting broke out at Bunny Friend Park in the Upper Ninth Ward where about 500 people were gathe...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: JON RITZHEIMER: "I'm taking initiative"
Replies: 688
Views: 60229

Re: JON RITZHEIMER: "I'm taking initiative"

Jon is very upset that he has been labeled an "American Taliban." :lol: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Muslims of America and Islamic Post Respond to Death Threat by Jon Ritzheimer http://islamicpostonline.com/article/immediate_release_muslims_america_and_islamic_post_respond_death_threat_jon_ritzheime...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Science, General Stuff
Replies: 1340
Views: 103885

Re: Science, General Stuff

Endangered rhino dies at California zoo, three remain worldwide

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/ ... X020151123

This is specifically about northern white rhinos and word "endangered" does not sufficiently describe the situation now. :(
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: No Catz but Kate's OK
Replies: 5084
Views: 303485

Re: No Catz but Kate's OK

Twitter flooded with cat pictures after Brussels police request 'radio silence' amid lockdown

http://www.itv.com/news/2015-11-22/twit ... -lockdown/

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by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Twitter flooded with cat pictures after Brussels police request 'radio silence' amid lockdown

http://www.itv.com/news/2015-11-22/twit ... -lockdown/

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by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Belgian prosecutors say they have arrested 16 people in raids Sunday night, after the city of Brussels spent the second day in a row on high alert. Twenty-two raids were mounted, the prosecutors said — most in Brussels, and several south of the city. No explosives or firearms were recovered in the ...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/1122/748385-belgium/ Belgian police have launched several operations linked to the "terrorist threat" facing Brussels, which is under a top security alert over fears of Paris-style attacks, a spokesman said this evening. "Different operations are underway because of the t...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

http://www.itv.com/news/story/2015-11-22/police-raid-underway-in-brussels-as-city-remains-on-lockdown/ Looks like that is the Radisson Blu Royal but there is only a general threat to the general area and nothing specific to that hotel. Police have used buses to block off the Rue de Midi which runs a...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Belgian police arrest six Brits on motorway http://www.itv.com/news/story/2015-11-22/police-raid-underway-in-brussels-as-city-remains-on-lockdown/ Belgian police have reportedly arrested six Britons after stopping them at motorway services in Bierges. According to The Brussels Times the British nat...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Six Pakistani-born UK nationals arrested in Belgium Authorities in Belgium have arrested Six Pakistani-born British men after they were spotted in old ambulances near Brussels while the city was in a full scale terror alert, European media reported on Saturday. According to a British newspaper, a h...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Belgian police and soldiers descended on a major hotel in central Brussels Sunday night, declaring a lockdown on the buildings in light of a serious security threat, reports said. Guests at the Radisson Blu Hotel were told to stay in their rooms and residents of the area were told to stay indoors u...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

A Google Translation of an article in French from RTL. A police operation is underway in the center of Brussels. Our reporter, Sébastien Rosenfeld, is spot on. "A perimeter was cordoned off by police and the military. They took out their weapons, but no gunfire has erupted. The Grand-Place is access...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Donald Trump 2016
Replies: 16549
Views: 916017

Re: Donald Trump 2016

Trump lies again. So he already had Americans of Mexican ancestry and black Americans mad at him. To this he now adds every Muslim American. He has said less than nice things about woman. Even mainstream Republicans don't much care for him. How could he possibly win the presidency? At a campaign eve...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:28 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: Brussels Terror Alert 11/15

Belgium extends top threat alert for Brussels to Monday http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/22/us-france-shooting-belgium-idUSKCN0TA03H20151122 Prime Minister Charles Michel, speaking after a meeting of security chiefs called to review the threat status, said the capital's metro, universities an...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Donald Trump 2016
Replies: 16549
Views: 916017

Re: Donald Trump 2016

Best case scenario is that no Republican has enough delegates to have it tied up by the convention and that all of the Republicans (except Cruz and Huckabee) decide to get together and push their nominee (probably Rubio but maybe Kasich) at the convention. Anybody but Trump. And that will piss Trum...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist Plots In Europe
Replies: 102
Views: 15315

Re: Terrorist Plots In Europe

http://im.ft-static.com/content/images/c65b2064-aeba-4c08-950d-0df22fb2478f.img Looks like explosive was placed inside the pylon. That's a Crimean Tatar flag wrapped around the bottom. Some of the other downed pylons seem to have been made of reinforced concrete- http://media.winnipegfreepress.com/...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist Plots In Europe
Replies: 102
Views: 15315

Re: Terrorist Plots In Europe

Crimea without power from Ukraine after electricity pylons 'blown up' http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/22/us-ukraine-crisis-crimea-electricity-idUSKCN0TB04920151122 Crimea was left without electricity supplies from Ukraine on Sunday after pylons carrying power lines to the Russia-annexed peni...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 22, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5691
Views: 273707

Re: Weather Alerts

http://www.chron.com/news/houston-weather/article/Freezing-weather-headed-for-Houston-Monday-morning-6650099.php?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=breaking_news&utm_campaign=wcm_745143e9f15492a903de2d8e8aa59fc4 Freezing weather headed for Houston Monday morning The National Weather Service on Su...

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