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An "accident", you say?
The men drugged her before they burned her alive. More than a dozen members of an "honor council" near the Pakistani towns of Makol and Dunga Gali, outside of Abbottabad, have been arrested for immolating a 16-year-old girl, according to a local police chief.Read more from The Daily Beast
Over the weekend Trump revealed that his feelings were hurt when the newly elected Mayor of London called him ignorant. "I think they're very rude statements and frankly, tell him, I will remember those statements. They're very nasty statements." He's willing to take an IQ test.
As to banning all Muslims from entering the US, he said such a ban "hasn't been called for yet" and was "only a suggestion."
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On the one hand, bat guano has played an important role in manufacturing gunpowder and explosives since the Middle Ages. Bat guano consists largely of saltpeter used in making (potassium nitrate, available online for US$4 a pound.) It's even said it prolonged the Civil War. "During the conflict, nearly every substantial Gray Bat cave in the South was harvested for its guano, and the Confederacy relied on these caves as a source for saltpeter long after supply lines were cut off."*
On the other hand, bat guano is incredibly rich in nitrogen and makes an excellent fertilizer to grow flowers in the garden.
that's ironic, isn't it ...
another wall story ...
Some Forest Grove High School students are planning a demonstration Thursday to protest a banner hung briefly in the school hallway this week that read "build a wall." Connie Potter, chief of staff for the Forest Grove School District, said the sign was put up Wednesday.Read more from OregonLive.com
Oklahoma calls for impeachment of Obama!
Obama plows on to cement his administration's accomplishments, really, really riling the right. Is that good for the election?
Separate but equal does have a nice ring to it.
OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma's Republican-dominated legislature has filed a measure calling for President Barack Obama's impeachment over his administration's recommendations on accommodating transgender students, saying he overstepped his constitutional authority. Lawmakers in the socially conservative state are also expected to take up a measure as early as Friday that would allow students to claim a religious right to have separate but equal bathrooms and changing facilities to segregate them from transgender students.Read more from Reuters
@elizabethforma Goofy Elizabeth Warren, sometimes known as Pocahontas, bought foreclosed housing and made a quick killing. Total hypocrite!Read more from Twitter
a story only for those with strong stomachs ...
Pakistani police say a woman has been arrested after dousing her daughter with kerosene and burning her alive, allegedly because the girl had defied her family to marry a man she was in love with. Police official Sheikh Hammad says the killing took place on Wednesday in the eastern city of...Read more from ABC News
Well fed slaves built the White House!
The first lady talks about how her girls play in a house built by slaves, and how future generations will take the fact that a female can be president for granted, thanks to Hillary Clinton.Read more from USA TODAY
WASHINGTON - When Michelle Obama said in her prime-time televised address to the Democratic National Convention on Monday night that the White House had been built by slaves, she was citing a little-discussed fact that dramatized her own African-American family's place in history.Read more from Nytimes