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Ed Force One damaged in ramp incident



http://ironmaiden.com/news/article/ed-force-one-damaged

Iron Maiden's tour plane (a Boeing 747) was on the ground in Santiago, Chile, being towed to the refueling point. A connecting pin fell out of the steering mechanism connecting the tug to the plane, without the knowledge of the ground crew. When the tug operators attempted to turn, the plane kept going straight...fucking up two engines to the point they probably need replaced, damaging the undercarriage and injuring the two tug operators. Fortunately, the operators are on their way to a full recovery and the plane is fixable.

If anyone wants a Holga, get it quick - they will soon be history

http://www.freestylephoto.biz/holga-cameras

Holgas, the hip little film camera of the "art photography" movement, are made in China. Or WERE, anyway. The factory that made them has closed, so if you want a really cheap 120 camera (that you have to wrap in duct tape to make lightproof, but anyway...) go get one now before they're all gone.

Well...you were wondering...

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027686892

Hillary takes all three NC military counties

There are three military bases in North Carolina. All are highly dependent on the military for their civilian economies.

Ft. Bragg is in Cumberland County.
Hillary 66%, Bernie 28%

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is in Wayne County.
Hillary 63%, Bernie 29%

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is in Onslow County.
Hillary 60%, Bernie 33%

8:41 pm: FL, NC, OH all called for Hillary!

http://graphics.latimes.com/2016-election-march-15-results/

States in two time zones need split primary times

There are fourteen states in this fix: Alaska, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, both Dakotas, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas. As it now stands, if...oh, Florida...closes its polls at 7 pm, the western counties that are in Central time are voting an hour after the Eastern time counties close their polls...and if the Eastern time counties announce their results right after the polls close (such as if Marco Rubio sweeps that end of the state) it effectively disenfranchises the counties whose polls are still open.

There's an easy fix: open and close the Eastern counties a clock hour after the Central counties, so that all polls open and close at the same Greenwich mean time.

NC investigators considering charging Trump with inciting a riot

This is YOOGE!

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-03142016-htmlstory.html

Investigators in North Carolina are examining whether to charge Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump with inciting a riot after one of his supporters hit a protester at a rally Thursday.

Ronnie Mitchell, a lawyer for the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, said in a statement that the office is looking into "the potential of whether there was conduct on the part of Mr. Trump or the Trump campaign which rose to the level of inciting a riot."

Also under consideration are additional charges for John McGraw, the Trump supporter who was caught on video punching the protester as he was being escorted out of the rally by police. The conduct of sheriff's deputies, who faced criticism when they did not immediately arrest McGraw but instead detained the protester, is also being examined, according to Mitchell.


Two weeks in the Cumberland County Jail, which is in the best part of Fayettenam , would do ol' Donnie up there a hell of a lot of good.

Hillary knows the trick to dealing with the Trumps of the world the GOP doesn't

You just let 'em come right up to the edge of a bottomless pit with their lies and their insults, and let them think they're winning...

and then you give them a good hard shove and enjoy the screaming as they go down, down, down.

Suspect in Idaho minister's shooting identified by police

The story so far:

http://cdapress.com/news/local_news/article_d3658c59-3ec8-5001-b589-91292e9399f5.html

Pastor Tim Remington, who runs a megachurch called The Altar in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and who also operates a drug and alcohol rehab facility called Good Samaritan Rehabilitation, was shot six times on Sunday morning as he left the church after services. Well, now they know who they're looking for:

http://cdapress.com/news/local_news/article_6b7e669c-e4ab-11e5-a160-f3828e07cb33.html

Kyle Andrew Odom, who graduated from Lake City High School, is described by law enforcement investigators as a white male with blond hair and blue eyes who weighs approximately 170 pounds and is 6 feet tall. It is believed that Odom fled the shooting scene at Altar Church in a silver Honda Accord with Idaho plates K578519, and police say he should be considered armed and dangerous.
...
In 2006, Odom enlisted in the Marine Corps and was stationed at Camp Pendleton in Southern Calif. According to his resume, Odom was a corporal who worked as a flight equipment technician.
A Marine Corps spokeswoman confirmed Monday that he served a tour of duty in Iraq and added that he was enlisted through 2010.


There's no indication that Mr. Odom was ever a client of Pastor Remington's. Parishioners report they'd never seen the guy before Sunday, and that he was "wandering in and out" of the building during the service.

Is there a Mainer here who knows how caucus results are reported?

I keep seeing this stuff about half-mile-long lines, 40,000 caucusers etc, but the results sites are all reporting that Sanders pulled 2231 votes to Clinton's 1232. (I also ran the numbers on the GOP caucuses...a total of 18,382 votes are reported.)

This is weird though: in Vermont the breakage was 86 percent Sanders/14 percent Clinton. Which you'd expect. In Maine the breakage was 64 percent Sanders/36 percent Clinton. Should they be concerned that a lower percentage of Mainers are feeling the burn than Vermonters are?
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