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Okay, which DUer's truck is this?

https://twitter.com/ArmyStrang/status/834846422356938753

Umm...Yeah... Now we're actually trying to deport Puerto Ricans?

EDIT: I SEE THIS STORY IS FROM 2010... NOT SURE WHY THE DATE ISN'T AT THE TOP OR IN THE URL... MY APOLOGIES



A Chicago man who spent the weekend in jail and faced deportation on suspicion he is in the country illegally said what happened to him illustrates the need for America to change the way it deals with immigration. Eduardo Caraballo said his self-described nightmare began last week when he was arrested in connection with a stolen car case. He maintains his innocence and says the car case is still being investigated, but says the real problems began when his mother posted his bail Friday.

Instead of being released, he was told by authorities that Immigration and Customs Enforcement was detaining him because he was an illegal immigrant.

Caraballo said he repeatedly told officers that he was born in Puerto Rico and therefore an American citizen. His mother also presented his birth certificate, but despite that and his state-issued ID, officials told him he was facing deportation.

"I'm pretty sure they know that Puerto Ricans are citizens, but just because of the way I look -- I have Mexican features -- they pretty much assumed that my papers were fake," he said. "They were making me feel like I can't voice my opinion or I can't even speak for myself to let them know that I am a citizen."

He says officers asked him specific questions about the Caribbean island that he could not answer, mostly because he moved to the mainland when he was 8 months old and has only been back to Puerto Rico once since birth.

http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/eduardo-caraballo-puerto-rico-deportion-94795779.html

Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face

Source: BBC

Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia.

Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport.

Malaysian toxicology reports indicate he was attacked using VX nerve agent, which is classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations. There is widespread suspicion that North Korea was responsible for the attack, which it fiercely denies.

It responded furiously to Malaysia's insistence on conducting a post-mortem examination and has accused Malaysia of having "sinister" purposes.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39073389

Why does Jeremy Corbyn still have a job?

Especially when he continues to lose previously unlosable seats?

Tories in historic by-election Copeland win as Labour holds Stoke

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-39064149

Sweden is way ahead of us... WAY ahead!

https://twitter.com/VICE/status/834500261506867201

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a-swedish-politician-thinks-everyone-should-take-midday-fuck-breaks-vgtrn

MEANWHILE, in Nashville:

https://twitter.com/mikeFAIL/status/824812856868687872

http://mashable.com/2017/01/27/hockey-ref-curses-out-player/

This is the first time I've ever seen James O'Keefe called a "journalist", LOL

https://twitter.com/Wilson__Valdez/status/834541826560389120

This month's nominee for the "Florida Man Hall of Fame"

Florida man claims dog shot his girlfriend

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man told police that his dog was responsible for shooting his girlfriend while she was sleeping on Tuesday night in Florida.

Jacksonville police responded around 11:25 p.m. to the reported shooting at a home in the 2200 block of Patou Drive.

Brian Murphy told officers that he let his dog, Diesel, outside after the animal woke him up Tuesday night. When they returned to the bedroom, the room was completely dark. Murphy told police that Diesel walked in before him, and that he then saw a flash and heard a bang.

Murphy's girlfriend, Summer Miracle, had been shot in her sleep.

Murphy claimed that "Diesel jumped up on the nightstand, where (Murphy's) gun was sitting, and it went off, shooting Summer in the right leg," according to police.

Miracle told authorities she was asleep when the bullet struck her and that she wasn't sure how she was shot.

She was taken to the hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.


http://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/florida-man-claims-dog-shot-his-girlfriend/0IhPs77aSNYhTMT4iqDTVN/



I want a girlfriend named "Summer Miracle"... No way she isn't a world class hottie with a name like that!

From 1971: "Dividing the Democrats"

Penned by Pat Buchanan himself. Interesting to see so many of these tactics still employed daily:

http://thenewyorker.typepad.com/online__georgepacker/files/dividing_the_democrats1.pdf


http://www.newyorker.com/news/george-packer/dividing-the-democrats

MEANWHILE, in Pennsylvania...

Mom Sends College Student Son Trash in The Mail After He Didn't Take it Out

Connor Cox, a student at Westminster College in Pennsylvania, was excited when his mom told him she was sending him some food from their home in Maryland. When he received the two boxes, he was ecstatic that the first box was filled with his favorite goodies.

“One big box was full of Pringles, gushers, like anything that you could think of," Cox told InsideEdition.com.

But the second box wasn't quite so sweet.

"The other one was a box full of trash,” he said. “I was digging through it. I didn’t think it was real. I was like ‘what is this?’ and I realized it was trash and then I gave her a call.”

Cox’s mom, Terry, told him that that is “what he got for not taking the trash out before he left.”


http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/21756-mom-sends-college-student-son-trash-in-the-mail-after-he-didnt-take-it-out



https://twitter.com/thedeal_5/status/826142529074626560
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