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August 7th, 2017 at 10:59:34 PM permalink
rxwine
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ATLANTA — An Atlanta rapper who previously claimed to have been shot on at least 11 different occasions -- and who in December, after being wounded, proclaimed "God made me bulletproof" -- was shot and killed Sunday, reports CBS affiliate WGCL-TV.

Jibril Abdur-Rahman, 28, who was better known as Yung Mazi, was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside the Urban Pie pizza shop in Atlanta's Kirkwood neighborhood, police said. The restaurant was less than 200 feet from a police station.


"Say what?" God says.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/rapper-who-once-said-god-made-me-bulletproof-shot-and-killed/ar-AApDXhh?ocid=spartanntp
No one has ever proven I am not God.
August 9th, 2017 at 2:56:23 AM permalink
rxwine
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India has a weird relationship with animals. They currently have a rogue elephant who has trampled 15 people and they are hoping not to kill it.

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Elephants kill roughly 60 people every year in forested Jharkhand, Singh said, just a fraction of the estimated 1,100 who died nationwide from elephant or tiger attacks in the three years to May.

The environment ministry estimates a person dies every day in India in clashes with these endangered, jungle-dwelling animals -- the vast majority crushed by elephants.

Violent encounters between elephants and humans were an "increasing trend", said Singh, as vast swathes of forest are cleared for human settlements or industry.


Clearing land doesn't help. And Hindu beliefs keeps them from killing animals it seems. Religion doesn't need logic.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/rogue-elephant-tramples-15-to-death-in-india-faces-culling/ar-AApKIXh?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartanntp
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August 10th, 2017 at 12:49:35 PM permalink
odiousgambit
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I read something recently that suggested that it became prohibited to eat beef in India because one of the cultures that invaded brought domesticated cattle, perhaps this was in prehistory. The conquering peoples wanted to encourage milk production in particular, not wanting those cows to be used for food. The natives, not inclined otherwise to not eat the animals, wound up internalizing it as a religious prohibition.
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August 11th, 2017 at 3:23:47 AM permalink
AZDuffman
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College Student Sentenced To Prison for Voter Registration Fraud, 4 Others Arrested For Fake ID Scheme.

Free speech or not? Is it time we make a law that you have to turn your voter registration in across the counter at the USPS, you and only you?

Of course we can pay the USPS a small fee for this service, the bad shape they are in they could use it.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it
August 11th, 2017 at 7:22:26 AM permalink
Fleastiff
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>>>>The U.S. attorney’s office believes the false identities may have been used to fraudulently register to vote.
Of course they believe that... it gets them headlines because it is presently a popular notion. Fake ids for buying booze is no longer the first thing to come to mind.
August 11th, 2017 at 8:22:59 AM permalink
ams288
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The West Wing of the WH is currently undergoing a renovation.

Here is a current pic of the Oval Office:

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August 12th, 2017 at 3:14:41 PM permalink
terapined
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Terrorism in Charlottesville
Really sad Trump cant call it terrorism
Happens in Europe, Trump has no proplem calling it terrorism
A car is used for terror in the USA and Trump cant call a spade a spade
Weak
Sometimes we live no particular way but our own - Grateful Dead "Eyes of the World"
August 12th, 2017 at 3:52:11 PM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: terapined
Terrorism in Charlottesville
Really sad Trump cant call it terrorism
Happens in Europe, Trump has no proplem calling it terrorism
A car is used for terror in the USA and Trump cant call a spade a spade
Weak


It is a riot, no terrorism. A car going into a peaceful crowd is terrorism. A car hitting a crowd after a brick was thrown at during a riot is just part of a riot.
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August 12th, 2017 at 3:59:54 PM permalink
ams288
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The only good Nazi is a dead Nazi.

Too bad our President disagrees.
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August 12th, 2017 at 4:06:54 PM permalink
terapined
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Quote: AZDuffman
It is a riot, no terrorism. A car going into a peaceful crowd is terrorism. A car hitting a crowd after a brick was thrown at during a riot is just part of a riot.

I support the police
The police arrested the driver because he broke the law
Its clear his intent was to injure and kill as many people as possible using his car as a weapon
Terrorism
Sometimes we live no particular way but our own - Grateful Dead "Eyes of the World"