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Kentucky clerk is on her 4th marriage. divorced three times

Heard on radio just now

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Sep 1, 2015, 11:09 PM (9 replies)

Dr. Wayne Dyer, motivational guru, dies at 75

Source: cbs new

Dr. Wayne Dyer, the renowned motivational guru and author of dozens of self-help books, has died at age 75, his family announced over social media Sunday.

"Wayne has left his body, passing away through the night. He always said he couldn't wait for this next adventure to begin and had no fear of dying. Our hearts are broken, but we smile to think of how much our scurvy elephant will enjoy the other side. ... We Love You Forever Dad/Wayne," his family posted in a message on Dyer's Facebook page.

Dyer rose to prominence after the publication of his first book, 1976's "Your Erroneous Zone," became an international bestseller. That launched Dyer's career as an author and speaker and garnered him a legion of ardent fans, who dubbed him the "father of motivation."

His basic message was simple: Think good thoughts, and good things will surely follow.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/dr-wayne-dyer-motivational-guru-dies-at-75/

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Sep 1, 2015, 10:42 PM (3 replies)

Arizona Cop Whips & Kicks Police Dog

After a few seconds, the officer pulls the leash, and the dog stays put near the door. The officer walks toward the dog and makes the leash into a whip and then hits the dog. The woman recording says, “Hey!” and then gasps as the officer appears to strike the dog a second time.

He then appears to kick the dog, as the woman exclaims, “He’s kicking that dog! What the hell!”

“At this point we are still investigating what occurred. Examining every aspect of this incident will take time and for this we thank the media and the community for their patience,” the Peoria Police Department said in a statement to KPHO-TV. In the meantime, we appreciate the concern the community has expressed for our K9 partners. Due to the fact we are in the midst of an internal investigation we are declining interviews with our officers for the moment.”

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Sep 1, 2015, 04:53 PM (2 replies)

Missouri man freed after spending two decades in prison for marijuana charge

Missouri man freed after spending two decades in prison for marijuana charge
Jeff Mizanskey, 62, who was sentenced to life without parole, says he intends to spend the rest of his life advocating for marijuana legalisation

man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed on Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades – a period in which the nation’s attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.

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Family, friends, supporters and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey as he stepped out of the Jefferson City correctional center into a sunny morning, wearing a new pair of white tennis shoes and a shirt that read: “I’m Jeff & I’m free”.

“I spent a third of my life in prison,” said Mizanskey, now 62, who was greeted by his infant great-granddaughter. “It’s a shame.”

After a breakfast of steak and eggs with family, Mizanskey said, he planned to spend his post-prison life seeking a job and advocating for the legalization of marijuana. He criticized sentencing for some drug-related crimes as unfair and described his time behind bars as “hell”.

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Sep 1, 2015, 04:49 PM (3 replies)

Anthony Horowitz apologises after calling Idris Elba 'too street' to play James Bond

Horowitz, who spoke to the Mail on Sunday and launched a scathing critique of the recent iterations of the Bond franchise, released the statement on Tuesday saying: “I am mortified to have caused offence.”

He added: “I’m really sorry my comments about Idris Elba have caused offence. That wasn’t my intention.

“I was asked in my interview if Idris Elba would make a good James Bond. In the article I expressed the opinion that to my mind Adrian Lester would be a better choice, but I’m a writer not a casting director so what do I know?”

The author, who has written “continuation” Bond novels, including the latest Trigger Mortis, and said Lester would be a more “suave” Bond, explained his use of the word “street” to describe Elba.

“Clumsily, I chose the word ‘street’ as Elba’s gritty portrayal of DCI John Luther was in my mind but I admit it was a poor choice of word. I am mortified to have caused offence.”


Horowitz told the Mail that Elba as “a bit too rough to play the part”, adding “It’s not a colour issue. I think he is probably a bit too ‘street’ for Bond.”

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Sep 1, 2015, 04:45 PM (12 replies)

No prison for ex-chief in black man's death - one year detention for murder

Circuit Judge Edgar Dickson suspended a 10-year prison sentence for Combs as long as he completes his home detention and five years of probation. The 10-year sentence was the maximum.

Combs shot Walter Bailey three times as he tried to pull out of Eutawville Town Hall in May 2011. Bailey came to complain about a traffic ticket given to his daughter and Combs tried to serve him with an obstruction of justice warrant when Bailey stormed out.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article33220398.html#storylink=cpy
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Sep 1, 2015, 04:26 PM (3 replies)

see fisherman rescue two stranded kittens

Video at link

Fisherman rescues cat from Warrior River Photo: Alabama Adventures
The fishermen then notice a second kitten also furiously swimming towards them.
They are heard speculating that the kittens are twins and that someone could have attempted to dispose of the snimals in the river.
Their act received plaudits across social media.
Tami F Berrios wrote on YouTube: "You guys ROCK!!! Thank you for saving them!!!! God Bless y'all from Mississippi."
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Mon Aug 31, 2015, 10:06 PM (0 replies)

woman requires helicopter rescue from trying to save her kitten. kitten gets home without help

A 51-year-old woman sprained her ankle trying to retrieve her kitten from a steep slope behind her Silverado Canyon home Monday and needed to be rescued herself by firefighters aboard a helicopter.

The woman scrambled up a ridge about 8 a.m. to help get a newly adopted kitten down from behind her home in the 14900 block of Kitterman Drive, according to Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi.

The woman, whose name was not immediately released, got to the top of the ridge. But when she started to try to get down, without the cat, she slid about 50 feet, twisting her ankle and suffered bumps, bruises and cuts, Concialdi said.

A firefighter rappelled down to her from a helicopter, the captain said. With ropes, the firefighter and woman were pulled onto the aircraft, which flew them to safety, Concialdi said.

The woman declined to be taken to a hospital, so firefighters drove her home.

“The kitty made its way back down by itself,” Concialdi said. “That’s why we say if a cat gets stuck in a tree or a roof, just put some food down on the ground and when the cat is hungry, it will come back down.

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Mon Aug 31, 2015, 04:51 PM (20 replies)

How to give a Donald Trump stump speech, in 12 easy

2. Pay your respects to the American flag.

3. Remark on the yuuuuge size of the crowd

6. When discussing trade and foreign policy, mention China as often as possible.

7. Remind everyone that you have more money than they do.

8. Say the Bible is your favorite book and the crowd will give you a thumbs up.

9. Be sure to slam your opponents.

10. Make noises to emphasize your points.

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Mon Aug 31, 2015, 04:40 PM (0 replies)

Unsettling Video Shows Oakland Cop Spit on a Man for Filming Him, claims it's not assault

Claims it's not assault. It is. God help the videotaped if he had spit back


A short video was uploaded to Facebook Saturday that epitomizes the rift between police and the citizens.

The video was posted to Facebook by Peter Garza on Saturday, with the following description:

A OAKLAND,CA police officer spat on a friend of mine last night and he got it on video.. the cop claims it’s not assault, but if it was the other way around I’m sure my friend would of got charged with “Assault on a peace officer. THIS IS NOT RIGHT! MAKE THIS GO VIRAL

While it is unclear as to what was happening during the video, the actions of this officer are not disputed.

He spat on a man who was filming him.

The act of spitting on a person is considered assault under California law. A California assault can occur even if the touching involved did not or could not cause any sort of injury. It doesn’t need to be direct either—it can be done indirectly by causing an object to touch the “victim,” according to SHouse California Law Group.
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Sun Aug 30, 2015, 07:38 PM (4 replies)
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