A Message From Lucianne  



Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro hit
with speeding charges after cops
clock her driving 119 mph upstate

New York Daily News, by Kenneth Lovett

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/21/2017 1:38:11 PM

ALBANY — Fox News host and TV judge Jeanine Pirro is heading to court herself after being ticketed for excessive speeding Sunday in upstate New York. State Police say Pirro was clocked driving 119 mph in a 65 mph zone when she was stopped by a trooper at about 1:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the Town of Nichols in Tioga County. A police source said she was driving a Cadillac. In a statement released by Fox News, Pirro said she was racing to see her sick mother in Elmira. “I had been driving for hours to visit my ailing 89-year-old

Judge Jeanine say it ain´t so. I would be absolutely terrified to drive 119 mph. Even when passing in a 70 mph zone reaching 80 scared me. That was even before I was an old fart! You know the left will go wild. That moron Chris Hayes said this was worse than sneaking across the border. Really? Link below. He was consequently destroyed on Twitter. I´m glad I don´t belong to the Twitter universe. They´re all deranged.



Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: OBX Pete, 11/21/2017 1:54:47 PM     (No. 11458389)

Was the Judge trying to catch someone or was she running from someone ? I guess we will never know.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    33 persons like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: justavoter, 11/21/2017 1:55:02 PM     (No. 11458391)

Judge Jeanine, owning the road!! Go Girl!

Of course after she pays the fine she will have paid for a part of it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    40 persons like this.




Reply 3 - Posted by: jimincalif, 11/21/2017 2:00:07 PM     (No. 11458397)

I imagine a Caddy is a pretty smooth ride, so not hard to go fast. I remember driving to Las Vegas once, when looked down at the speedo and it was just over 100 mph, and this was in our minivan. Yes, I did slow down (some).

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    49 persons like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Mollyb0122, 11/21/2017 2:01:18 PM     (No. 11458401)

Sigh. I have been stopped for speeding myself. Doesn´t make you a bad person.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    69 persons like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: rocco49, 11/21/2017 2:06:27 PM     (No. 11458409)

I have a 2006 GTO with 400 horsepower and it BEEPS once at 85 mph and it BEEPS again at 115 mph but the speedometer goes to 200 mph so if there is a 3rd beep I don´t have the balls to find out.

What she did was easy to do in a fast car, and she was in a hurry to see her sick Mom.

So what?

Have you ever driven in a big city and seen the exodus out of there? People routinely driving around 85 or 90 all the time.

Pay the fine and move on....

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    65 persons like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: meidei, 11/21/2017 2:16:24 PM     (No. 11458417)

I´m not sure it´s as simple as paying a fine. I read somewhere yesterday that going 35 mph over the speed limit (65) in NY has other consequences i.e., losing your license for one. Perhaps someone more knowledgeable can confirm or deny this.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 11/21/2017 2:22:50 PM     (No. 11458421)

Going that much over the limit in many states is criminal traffic. Carries a hefty fine, possible jail time and loss of license.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.




Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 11/21/2017 2:24:59 PM     (No. 11458425)

Just don´t get in front of her...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 11/21/2017 2:30:55 PM     (No. 11458438)

Something seems up with Jeanine these days. Who expected her to turn on Roy Moore for no reason last week?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    34 persons like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: ramona, 11/21/2017 3:06:48 PM     (No. 11458461)

When I was young and lived in the middle of nowhere, WY, I drove a ´72 Plymouth Fury with a 400+ cu. in. 8 cylinder engine and man, could that car go fast!! I think that might have been a police car engine. Well, in the middle of nowhere with a smooth highway and no traffic, I regularly drove 90 mph. A couple of state highway patrolmen were able to catch up with me and when my insurance went up, I slowed down. Also started thinking about not wanting to cause an accident.

I understand the seductive power of speed, but 119mph is way too fast on any public road - life is unpredictable and we never now what is coming round the bend or over the hill.

Ramona (the Pest)

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    40 persons like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: Baskerville, 11/21/2017 3:15:42 PM     (No. 11458466)

I regularly drive to work in the Boston area. On the route I take the rush hour traffic goes at two speeds: 80 mph or stopped.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    25 persons like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 11/21/2017 3:43:27 PM     (No. 11458474)

If you had come before Judge Jeanine charged with speeding like this, she would probably have told you that she sympathized with you about your mother, but you were endangering lives!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.




Reply 13 - Posted by: dbdiva, 11/21/2017 3:53:07 PM     (No. 11458484)

I´ll bet she DIDN´T say " Don´t you know who I am??" when the officer pulled her over.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/21/2017 4:01:38 PM     (No. 11458495)

I did 200 kmh on the Autobahn in a very nice Audi A6, and almost got killed. It was then at 120 mph that I realized I don´t have the reflexes (or training) for going faster. It´s not about "can" you do it, it´s about "should" you.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: mc squared, 11/21/2017 4:17:52 PM     (No. 11458512)

As long as she keeps right she won´t cause any road rage.

#6; The answer you´re looking for is in the article.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 11/21/2017 4:32:34 PM     (No. 11458518)

She drives as fast as she tawks.

Fuhgeddaboutit! She´s a N´Yawka!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: jkcinsalem, 11/21/2017 4:33:44 PM     (No. 11458519)

The same thing happened to my dad. He was on the NW tollwayoutside Chicago, thinking about his dying father in Iowa. It was 2 am. Cop clocked him at 120,. Not an excuse, but it does happen.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    27 persons like this.




Reply 18 - Posted by: ginadee, 11/21/2017 4:33:59 PM     (No. 11458520)

i like judge pirro very much, but honey and
the rest of speeders, it doesn´t hurt to glance down at your speedometer once in a while.
speed kills. that´s not just a motto, but its the truth. she is lucky she didn´t come in contact with another vehicle. i sentence judge pirro with 60 days, suspended, but with a very stiff fine. i´d rather see her on tv than read her name in the obits.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: harleynyc, 11/21/2017 5:09:44 PM     (No. 11458535)

I really like, and for a 100% Lebanese-American she often seems Italian to me.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: dvc, 11/21/2017 5:29:21 PM     (No. 11458553)

Depending on the road, traffic, weather conditions and the car - not really so fast.

I have cruised at 135 mph in Germany on roads not usually as quite as good as our typical interstate highway.

Not legal, and maybe not smart under certain conditions - but under the right conditions, I wouldn´t object. I have a car that is supposed to top at 166, but haven´t let it our fully, yet.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: dvc, 11/21/2017 5:34:40 PM     (No. 11458558)

It does depend on driver training and experience, too.
I should mention that I have spent days in racing schools at Road Atlanta, Fontana Speedway and Circuit of the Americas with street Porsche, NASCAR stock cars and an F1 car. On the track - approached 200 a number of times. Never over 144 on the street, though, and mostly where legal in Germany.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: grampus, 11/21/2017 6:19:04 PM     (No. 11458592)

I think she took driver´s ed from Satchel Paige.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.



Reply 23 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 11/21/2017 6:38:01 PM     (No. 11458602)

We like the judge so it´s okay that she´s speeding? Unless she hits you anyway.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    26 persons like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: watashiyo, 11/21/2017 6:45:03 PM     (No. 11458606)

Sh*t happens and life moves on. Glad she wasn´t injured and hope her mother is fine.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.

Reply 25 - Posted by: Videodrone, 11/21/2017 6:51:08 PM     (No. 11458613)

I´ve returned a Volvo 850 Turbo to Hertz at Schiphol (AMS) complaining that it would only do 225kph with 5 adults - and they apologized!

On the other hand I (occasionally) drive my Shelby GT500 (650hp Supercharged v8) not sure how fast it goes...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.

Reply 26 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/21/2017 7:06:54 PM     (No. 11458631)

"Judge Jeanine, Danica Patrick on Line 1."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 11/21/2017 8:23:25 PM     (No. 11458695)

My Maserati does 185
I lost my license
Now I don´t drive

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    36 persons like this.

Reply 28 - Posted by: Pageturner, 11/21/2017 8:34:17 PM     (No. 11458704)

Lebanese American? I thought she was black.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 29 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/21/2017 9:07:35 PM     (No. 11458732)

Do people realize what would happen to them if they had a tire blow at 120 mph? After the car flipped over for the 30th time, there wouldn´t be enough left to sell for scrap - oh, and you´d be dead.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.

Reply 30 - Posted by: franq, 11/21/2017 9:27:40 PM     (No. 11458739)

I hafta pee.
I hafta pee real bad.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.

Reply 31 - Posted by: grampus, 11/21/2017 9:42:17 PM     (No. 11458751)

#29 Or a deer ran in front of the car. Happens all the time.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.

Reply 32 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 11/21/2017 10:50:34 PM     (No. 11458796)

Got speeding ticket going 92 on way back to Atlanta after Holden Beach, NC long weekend.

Daughter #2 announced she needed to “potty” after dirth of three days, so officer graciously led me even faster with siren on to closest bathroom before issuing speeding ticket.

Providentially upon returning to Greene County Court, judge was a mom and officer agreed it was an emergency. By the grace of God...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 33 - Posted by: Hazymac, 11/21/2017 10:55:50 PM     (No. 11458802)

The judge didn´t hurt anybody, did she? Maybe she likes to go fast.* So what are they gonna do? String her up? I think we´re getting overwrought over nada. Go Granny, go!

Cogito ergo zoom (David E. Davis, automotive journalist and enthusiast)

One must know when it´s safe to punch it--excessive closing speeds are significant causes of freeway crashes--but most of the interstate highway system is designed for (relatively safe) 100 mile per hour speeds. Very few modern cars won´t do 100 easily. (Some megabuck sleds will exceed 200. A handful will top 250, thats´s about 400 kilometers per hour, sports fans.) But to cruise at 100 they must be maintained properly. And the driver, though not a saint, must have some restraint. Or, ultimately, he ain´t.

I´d like to wind my (fairly potent Honda S2000) car completely out on a long level wide straightaway just once after a tune up and some precisely aligned new tires, but if I tried that in 99.9% of America I would get myself into a heap of trouble with the constable. Would be nice to go spend a couple of hours on the backcountry part of the Autobahn, but that´s just not in the cards. As Peter Green once sang, "Oh well." (Continued)

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.

Reply 34 - Posted by: Hazymac, 11/21/2017 11:02:01 PM     (No. 11458810)

Late night about twenty years ago my best friend in a special edition AMG Mercedes blown V8 was pulled over on a desolate deserted stretch of interstate outside Nashville (I-840). When he reached 170 he heard an impressive roar from behind, and a Z06 Callaway Corvette driven by an oriental looking fellow buffeted his door handles at 180, accelerating to who know what speed. My friend was just trying to keep up. Naturally the cop pulled over my friend in the trailing car, the loser of the race.

Cop: "Why are you going so fast?" Bestie (obviously quite sober): "I like to go fast." The cop sat there for a moment and pondered what he was going to say, then started laughing. "You´re the most honest fellow I´ve pulled over this month. Here´s your license back. And slow down. Don´t let me catch you doing this again." The cop went back to his car guffawing.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    21 persons like this.

Post Reply   Close thread 928647

Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"

Senate chairman presses nuclear
regulators on Uranium One exports
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Alison Spann & John Solomon    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 9:15:38     Post Reply
The chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Monday demanded U.S nuclear regulators explain how a Russian-owned mining company was able to ship American uranium outside the country using a third-party export license. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said new information brought to light in a series of stories published by The Hill about Uranium One’s exports to Canada, Europe and Asia conflicts with assurances he was given years ago by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that the mining firm’s uranium would stay inside the United States. “Recent reporting by The Hill uncovered that Uranium One was able to export

Seahawk Anthem-Protester, Las Vegas
PD Accuser and ‘Man of the Year’ Nominee
Michael Bennett at Center of Late-Game Brawl
Breitbart Sports, by Dylan Gwinn    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 6:32:29     Post Reply
If it seems like Seahawk defender Michael Bennett has a habit of finding himself in situations which do not become a Walter Payton Man of the Year Award winner, that’s because he does. As the captioned tweet says, here’s Seattle’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award nominee, delivering a decidedly unsportsmanlike knee to the mid-section of a Jacksonville offensive lineman: (Snip) In this sequence, Bennett clearly tackles the player to the ground for no reason and then gives him a knee. That move resulted in Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette coming up and retaliating against Bennett, which led to

Wife of demoted DOJ official worked
for firm behind anti-Trump dossier
Fox News, by James Rosen    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 6:22:51     Post Reply
EXCLUSIVE: A senior Justice Department official demoted last week for concealing his meetings with the men behind the anti-Trump “dossier” had even closer ties to Fusion GPS, the firm responsible for the incendiary document, than have been disclosed, Fox News has confirmed: The official’s wife worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election. Contacted by Fox News, investigators for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) confirmed that Nellie H. Ohr, wife of the demoted official, Bruce G. Ohr, worked for the opposition research firm last year. The precise nature of Mrs. Ohr’s duties – including whether she worked

The First Thing You See When You Enter
The Trump White House For Christmas
Sends A Powerful Message [Photos]
Daily Caller, by Benny Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 6:09:12     Post Reply
Thousands of people will visit the White House for the holidays and take self-guided tour through executive mansion. Some will be visiting the White House as invited guests, others because their member of Congress booked them on a tour, and others will be there for an official function. However, they will all have something in common: The first thing they see when they enter the White House. Virtually all white house tours begin in the East wing. As visitors walk through security and up to the colonnade, the historic features of the White House are in full view. After entering the White

´I wanted to even the playing field´: Man
creates genius trap that sets off 12-gauge
shotgun blanks, terrifies thieves and stops
them stealing his expensive Jeep parts
Daily Mail [UK], by Matthew Wright    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 5:20:05     Post Reply
A man in Washington created a genius device to catch pesky thieves who steal packages from front porches. Jaireme Barrow, from Tacoma, Washington, was tired of people stealing his expensive Jeep parts and decided he ´wanted to even the playing field´ He created one of the earliest models trap - using 12-gauge shotgun blanks, fishing line, bricks, a wooden box-like, a small box, aluminum carrying vessel for the blanks, a small plate, and a cardbox box - and has filmed numerous wannabe thieves. (Snip) But the original model was not fool proof, and Barrow had to make a sign that

It´s true, we´ve NEVER had a president
like Trump - he actually keeps his promises.
No wonder the liberal media can´t stand him
Daily Mail [UK], by Piers Morgan    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 4:59:14     Post Reply
Donald Trump, according to his many critics, is the single most divisive, stupid, bigoted and unpopular president in American history. To say Trump is ‘polarizing’ is to massively understate the sheer enormity of hatred that exists toward the billionaire tycoon who won the White House just over a year ago. (Snip) Yet, there’s one thing even his most vociferous enemies – and that is a historically high volume of human beings – cannot continue to deny, and it’s this: Donald Trump delivers on his promises. Of course, in the main, they’re not promises his opponents actually wanted him to keep,

‘Journalism for rent’: Inside the secretive
firm behind the Trump dossier
Washington Post, by Jack Gillum*    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 4:48:52     Post Reply
Fusion GPS bills itself as a corporate research firm, but in many ways it operates with the secrecy of a spy agency. No sign marks its headquarters above a coffee shop in Northwest Washington. Its website consists of two sentences and an email address. Its client list is closely held. The small firm has been under intense public scrutiny for producing the 35-page document known as the Trump dossier. Senior executives summoned to testify before Congress in October invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, and the firm is resisting a congressional subpoena for bank records that would reveal who

Supreme Court declines to settle gay
rights employment discrimination
Washington Times, by Alex Swoyer    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 4:08:04     Post Reply
The Supreme Court announced Monday that it was refusing to take up a case that could have expanded the prohibition on discrimination to include sexual orientation, declining to hear a case brought by a woman against her employer and leaving a legal jumble in place. Federal law doesn’t mention sexual orientation, but some appeals courts have read that language into the law anyway, while others have refused to take that step. That’s created a split where discriminating against gay or lesbian workers is illegal under federal law in some states, but not in others. The justices, without comment, declined to

Facebook is ´destroying how society
works´, former executive says
Telegraph [UK], by James Titcomb    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 3:53:03     Post Reply
One of Facebook’s earliest executives has said the social network is “destroying how society works" and that he feels “tremendous guilt” about his work. Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007, accused it of “programming” its users and said he no longer uses the website or allows his children to access it. “It literally is at a point now where I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works,” he told an audience at Stanford University. “We are in a really bad state of affairs right now in my opinion, it is

Sanders, reporters spar over ´fake news´
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Jordan Fabian & Jonathan Easley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 3:33:41     Post Reply
Autoplay: On | Off White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparred with reporters during her Monday briefing over errors made by media outlets in reports on President Trump. Sanders disputed the notion that mistakes made by news outlets were “honest mistakes” during a heated exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta. "You cannot say it´s an honest mistake when you´re purposely putting out information you know is false," Sanders said. Sanders and Acosta talked over one another during the exchange. “I’m not finished,” she responded when reporter Brian Karem tried to cut in. The exchange with Acosta comes amid escalating tensions

CNN Walks Back Jeff
Sessions-Russia Bombshell
Daily Caller, by Amber Athey    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 3:29:50     Post Reply
CNN has quietly walked back more of their “bombshell” reporting on the Trump-Russia collusion narrative, and this time it’s a story relating to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ security clearance forms. In May, CNN reported that Sessions had failed to disclose meetings he had with the Russian ambassador when he was a senator. Justice Department officials told CNN that Sessions had not listed those meetings on a security clearance form, even though the form says to list “any contact” with the “foreign government” or its “representatives” in the past seven years. CNN framed the non-disclosures as more evidence of collusion between Russia and

Trump may get tax cut bill with more
generous credits for illegal immigrants
Washington Times, by S.A. Miller    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 12/11/2017 3:16:25     Post Reply
President Trump has been willing to accept almost anything to close the deal on his giant tax cut bill before Christmas, including staying mum about a measure that would allow illegal immigrants to pocket the more generous child tax credit included in the package. Illegal immigrants have been collecting the payoff from the “refundable” tax credit for years because of an IRS interpretation of how the rule was drafted. The Republican-controlled Congress this fall had a chance to correct that in the tax code overhaul that in the Senate version doubled the child tax credit to $2,000 and expanded eligibility.

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Flabbergasted: Frank Luntz Shocked
As Alabamians Back Roy Moore in
Vice News Focus Group

47 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 12/10/2017 5:27:44 AM     Post Reply
MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Frank Luntz, a GOP establishment messaging consultant, was visibly flabbergasted as every single one of his focus group participants in a Birmingham area Vice News-produced panel backed Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate. Titled “Why These Alabama Voters Are Sticking By Roy Moore,” Luntz’s Vice News focus group aired on Vice News Tonight on Dec. 8 on HBO. “Are you all Christians here?” Luntz opens the seven-and-a-half-minute long segment. “Yes,” all of the focus group participants, who joined Luntz in a Birmingham area restaurant, replied. “Is Roy Moore a good Christian?” he followed up. “Yes,” one woman replied. “Absolutely,” another said. “Absolutely?”

California governor blames devastating wildfires
on climate change and says deadly winter infernos
will be ´the new normal´

40 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Keith Griffith    Original Article
Posted By: M2- 12/10/2017 8:41:56 AM     Post Reply
California´s governor has said that deadly wildfires in the winter will be ´the new normal´, as fire crews rushed to contain the fires, with dry desert winds expected to intensify over the weekend. Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday toured Ventura County neighborhoods ravaged by a weeklong wildfire that killed at least one person and destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings. At a news conference, the Democrat said drought and climate change mean California faces a ´new reality´ where lives and property are continually threatened by fire, at a cost of billions of dollars. He added that gusty winds and

U.S. Diplomat’s Resignation Signals
Wider Exodus From State Department

39 replie(s)
Foreign Policy, by Dan de Luce, Robbie Gramer    Original Article
Posted By: Hpmatt- 12/10/2017 12:30:19 PM     Post Reply
An award-winning U.S. diplomat who was seen as a rising star at the State Department has issued a scathing resignation letter, accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Donald Trump administration of undercutting the State Department and damaging America’s influence in the world. Elizabeth Shackelford, who most recently served as a political officer based in Nairobi for the U.S. mission to Somalia, wrote to Tillerson that she reluctantly had decided to quit because the administration had abandoned human rights as a priority and shown disdain for the State Department’s diplomatic work,

Why I Can No Longer Call
Myself an Evangelical Republican

38 replie(s)
New York Times, by Peter Wehner    Original Article
Posted By: bemused conservative- 12/10/2017 8:05:09 AM     Post Reply
There are times in life when the institutional ground underneath you begins to crumble — and with it, longstanding attachments. Such is the case for me when it comes to the Republican Party and evangelicalism. I’ve been a part of both for my entire adult life. These days, though, in many important ways they are having harmful effects on our society. The latest example is in Alabama, where Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate, stands accused of varying degrees of sexual misconduct by nine women, including one who was 14 years old at the time. Mr. Moore leads in most

NFL Hell: Ticket Prices Fall To $10
As Teams Struggle To Fill Stadiums

38 replie(s)
Daily Wire, by Emily Zanotti    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/11/2017 1:36:11 AM     Post Reply
The NFL protests have been lucrative for social justice charities — they´ll receive a whopping $89 million in "settlement" money, redirected from veterans and breast cancer charity funds — but they´re also becoming a boon for cash-strapped football fans. It turns out, if you can still stomach a professional football game, you can now get tickets for about the same price as a couple of Starbucks lattes. According to Vivid Seats, an NFL ticket reselling site, seat prices at most NFL stadiums have bottomed out, leaving fans able to snag a lower level seat for a Buffalo Bills game for

Alabama Sen. Shelby: ‘I couldn’t
vote for Roy Moore’

33 replie(s)
CNN Wires, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/10/2017 12:09:02 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Richard Shelby says he wants a Republican elected to the Senate on Tuesday to represent Alabama, but that he didn’t vote for GOP candidate Roy Moore in the special election. The Alabama Republican said he’s already cast his ballot, and that he chose a write-in candidate. “I’d rather see the Republican win, but I’d rather see a Republican write-in. I couldn’t vote for Roy Moore. I didn’t vote for Roy Moore,” Shelby told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Moore has been accused of pursuing sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his 30s. In some

No One Ever Drowned
in Roy Moore´s Car

33 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Jack Cashill    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 12/11/2017 6:35:02 AM     Post Reply
In 1990, when liberal journalists still had some sense of obligation to the truth, Michael Kelly wrote the following for GQ: As [Carla] Gaviglio enters the room, the six-foot-two, 225-plus-pound [Sen. Ted] Kennedy grabs the five-foot-three, 103-pound waitress and throws her on the table. She lands on her back, scattering crystal, plates and cutlery and the lit candles. Several glasses and a crystal candlestick are broken. Kennedy then picks her up from the table and throws her on [Sen. Chris] Dodd, who is sprawled in a chair. (snip) Here is what McCaskill had to say about Kennedy´s behavior upon his death

Firing Mueller would be disastrous;
discrediting him is impeachment politics

31 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Byron York    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 12/10/2017 7:14:26 AM     Post Reply
Short of impeaching President Trump, does anything excite Democrats, the Resistance, and NeverTrumpers like the prospect of the president firing special counsel Robert Mueller? Firing Mueller would, or course, be the quickest way for Trump to get impeached, which might explain a certain air of anticipation in discussions of whether — some prefer to say when -- Trump will sack the prosecutor leading the Trump-Russia investigation.There has been a lot of news and commentary recently interpreting criticism of Mueller by a number of pro-Trump media voices as an effort to encourage Trump to fire Mueller, or lay the groundwork for

They make fun of my nose. They call me ugly.
They say I have no friends´: Heartbreaking
video of a boy pleading to be left alone by
bullies is viewed 16MILLION times as*

30 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Valerie Edwards    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/10/2017 4:15:03 PM     Post Reply
A heartbreaking video of a young boy pleading to be left alone by bullies has gone viral and celebrities are offering him their support.Keaton Jones, of Knoxville, Tennessee, asked his mother, Kimberly Jones, a question that so many people would like the answer too. ´Just out of curiosity, why do they bully? What´s the point of it? Why do you find joy in taking innocent people and finding a way to be mean to them,´ Keaton asked his mother through tears. ´It´s not okay,´ he said. (Video/Photos) His mother then asked: ´What did they say to you?´ ´They make fun

The downside of the #MeToo movement
starting to dawn on women

30 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 12/11/2017 9:28:15 AM     Post Reply
The rules of interaction between women and men in the workplace have been changed with a suddenness that inevitably produces unforeseen negative consequences, no matter how positive and necessary the switch might be. (snip) With the stakes so high, given the presumption of female veracity and male culpability anytime an objection is raised, men are, frankly, terrified. Get used to it, ladies. That is the other side of the coin of the new normal. The old norms that men (often cluelessly) incorporated into their behavior now have been discarded, but we have no clear understanding of what should replace them. By

Port Authority explosion suspect:
What we know about Akayed Ullah

29 replie(s)
Fox News, by Kaitlyn Schallhorn    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 12/11/2017 11:00:52 AM     Post Reply
A suspect is in custody following an explosion at one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs in Times Square during Monday morning’s rush hour, police said. The bombing suspect was identified as Akayed Ullah, 27, according to New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill. Ullah had an explosive device strapped to his body, O’Neill said. What do we know about the suspect? Law enforcement sources told Fox News Ullah lives in Brooklyn. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the explosion was an “attempted terrorist attack.” Sources told the Associated Press that Ullah may be of Bangladeshi descent. What else do we know about the

Trump sexual misconduct accusers
to call for Congress probe

28 replie(s)
Times of Israel, by Sue Surkes    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 12/11/2017 2:41:42 PM     Post Reply
Several women who have accused US President Donald Trump of sexual assault and harassment were expected Monday to call on Congress to open an investigation. A press conference by the women will be hosted by Brave New Films, a media company that recently produced a clip detailing sexual harassment or assault claims by 16 women against Trump. A press release from Brave New Films on Sunday said the women would relate their accounts of Trump’s alleged “groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating, and harassing women.” The White House has dismissed all of the accusations as lies. During Trump’s presidential campaign, more than

Post Reply   Close thread 928647


Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

© 2015 Lucianne.com Media Inc.