Category Archives: Above the Fold (news)

As breach of House Dems ignored, Intel Committee drills down on Russia and leaks

As media and congressmen like Republican House oversight chair Jason Chaffetz (Utah) and Democrat senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) head to talk TV to expound about Russia’s influence on the 2016 election, no one except for a single news website is … Continue reading

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OCC cancels suspension of student who filmed instructor’s anti-Trump tirade

Orange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA) has canceled the suspension of Caleb O’Neil who filmed an instructor’s bizarre tirade against President Donald Trump. O’Neil told media he was concerned about “repercussions” affecting his grades. The instructor, Olga Perez Stable Cox, said … Continue reading

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Ft. Lauderdale shooting off radar, but questions absent on shooter and child

Less than a week has passed since the suspect named Esteban Santiago allegedly shot five people in cold blood at the Ft. Lauderdale (FL) airport. Eight others  were wounded. Considering this shooting was the second in Florida to take multiple … Continue reading

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New social media site Gab offers non-censored option

Many options in social media distinctly favor left of center users, and now the market has produced a new option. Social media site Gab, still in test mode, offers a venue to those who strongly favor free expression. 

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Unknown whereabouts for man who trespassed at water plant; had Pakistan passport

Local CBS affiliate channel 2 in Chicago reported a man who entered a water plant in Chicago was caught and he had a passport from Pakistan. Shahroon Augustine appears to have been released by a judge. 

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Election 2016: Open Thread as Trump battles it out with Clinton

I’m setting this up as an open thread where anyone can comment without registration or using your real name. Risky? Yes, but I think it could be interesting. I’ll be posting updates and alerts here until we know who wins … Continue reading

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Tiegen drops a Benghazi bombshell at military appreciation luncheon in Florida

John (‘Tig’) Tiegen spoke at a military appreciation luncheon in Jacksonville, Florida, on October 25. Tiegen survived assaults on US properties in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. Attendees listened as Tiegen shared his experiences as part of a six-man … Continue reading

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