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March 21st, 2017 at 10:32:44 AM permalink
rxwine
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Once upon a time, medieval armies laying siege to castles used catapults to hurl rocks at the walls. Now, drug smugglers laying siege to America are using the ancient devices to hurl fentanyl across the Mexican border.


http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/fentanyl-crisis-smugglers-are-catapulting-drugs-u-s-lawmaker-n736461
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March 21st, 2017 at 10:57:59 AM permalink
Nareed
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Quote: rxwine
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/fentanyl-crisis-smugglers-are-catapulting-drugs-u-s-lawmaker-n736461


<facepalm>

For all I know, drug smugglers may use catapults (rather than drones). But that's far from a siege.

A siege is when you surround an enemy city (not a country), with armed forces so they cannot receive supplies, or be reinforced, and will therefore be starved into submission. No one has ever laid siege to a country, or could be capable of doing so. There have been blockades to prevent supplies from arriving by sea, and some have been successful.

Seriously, if a few drug smugglers can lay siege to America, then you have bigger problems than drug addiction to worry about.
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March 22nd, 2017 at 6:49:46 AM permalink
terapined
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Well we now have a case of voter fraud
A conservative talk show host and former chairman of CO republican party that complained about Dem voter fraud is now being charged with voter fraud
He tried to get the judge to put a gag order on the case because its so embarrassing to him. Judge refused. lol

His ex wife wants to vote
She moved from Colorado to SC
She checks with Colorado and they tell her she has already voted
She has a WTF moment because she did not vote
Well her ex forged her signature on vote by mail and sent it in

http://kdvr.com/2017/03/21/former-colorado-gop-chairman-charged-with-voter-fraud/
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March 22nd, 2017 at 9:51:26 PM permalink
Fleastiff
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Eastern European phising scam nets ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS from two of the biggest silicon valley companies.
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March 27th, 2017 at 3:53:16 PM permalink
AZDuffman
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Oakland Raiders get NFLís approval to move to Las Vegas

Amazing--I never thought I would see this day. The league that hates betting on its games moves to Vegas.

I don't know how good or bad life on the ground is in Vegas that the city can spend $1.9MMM. It remains to be seen if ownership will make a winning team or a jobber team for tourists to see an easy win for their team.
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March 27th, 2017 at 4:02:34 PM permalink
DRich
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Oakland Raiders get NFLís approval to move to Las Vegas

Amazing--I never thought I would see this day. The league that hates betting on its games moves to Vegas.

I don't know how good or bad life on the ground is in Vegas that the city can spend $1.9MMM. It remains to be seen if ownership will make a winning team or a jobber team for tourists to see an easy win for their team.


In theory the city is only giving $750 million but I'm sure it will be over a billion once all of the infrastructure improvements are considered.
March 27th, 2017 at 4:11:58 PM permalink
Nareed
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Quote: DRich
In theory the city is only giving $750 million but I'm sure it will be over a billion once all of the infrastructure improvements are considered.


For a change, a visitor will fleece Vegas :)
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March 28th, 2017 at 9:07:36 PM permalink
Fleastiff
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Kelley Bundy turned 45 years old.
March 28th, 2017 at 10:59:44 PM permalink
rxwine
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Kelley Bundy turned 45 years old.


One of the few reasons I tuned in to "Married with Children". I didn't really follow her later on.
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March 29th, 2017 at 4:16:22 AM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: rxwine
One of the few reasons I tuned in to "Married with Children". I didn't really follow her later on.


There was little reason to. Though for a short time in Buffalo I would ask a buddy if we could go to the bar she worked at.
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