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Not 1 but 2 Steaks in less than 1 hour?

Joey Chestnut is the undisputed king of Independence Day, but Memorial Day now belongs to a 5-foot-7, 125-pound mother of four — and destroyer of 72-ounce steaks (and Chestnut's records).

Molly Schuyler demolishes Joey Chestnut's record, completing the 72oz steak challenge in 4:58 AND her second in 9:59! #bigtexan #72ozsteak

2:11 PM - 26 May 2014


Posted by liberal N proud | Tue May 27, 2014, 10:29 AM (12 replies)

Clearwater Beach Shootings: 2 Shot, 8 Arrested

This one went under the radar because the media is dwelling on the killings in California.

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A city spokeswoman says two people have been shot and eight people are in custody and being questioned after a series of three shootings on Clearwater Beach in Florida.

Joelle Castelli says in an email that the shootings Monday arose from fights between groups of people and do not appear to be random. She says the first shots were fired outside the Hyatt Regency. She said at a news conference that someone fired shots from the hotel parking garage.

She says one wounded person has been taken to a nearby Tampa Bay hospital and the other who was shot in the hand left the scene.

She says access to the beach had been cut off for a time but had reopened.


The United States has become one big killing field, and the mentality remains that we need more guns! How many more? Tell me how many more have to suffer so that the fucking gun nuts can continue to use people as target practice and deprive others of their rights?

Yes people, it is about rights, the right to live over the right for "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Where does it say anything about the right to take others right to life, when doing so, isn't that also depriving the right to the second amendment as well?

Posted by liberal N proud | Tue May 27, 2014, 07:03 AM (8 replies)

A Cable Merger Too Far


There are good reasons the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission should block Comcast’s $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The merger will concentrate too much market power in the hands of one company, creating a telecommunications colossus the likes of which the country has not seen since 1984 when the government forced the breakup of the original AT&T telephone monopoly.

The combined company would provide cable-TV service to nearly 30 percent of American homes and high-speed Internet service to nearly 40 percent. Even without this merger and the proposed AT&T-DirecTV deal, the telecommunications industry has limited competition, especially in the critical market for high-speed Internet service, or broadband, where consumer choice usually means picking between the local cable or phone company.

By buying Time Warner Cable, Comcast would become a gatekeeper over what consumers watch, read and listen to. The company would have more power to compel Internet content companies like Netflix and Google, which owns YouTube, to pay Comcast for better access to its broadband network. Netflix, a dominant player in video streaming, has already signed such an agreement with the company. This could put start-ups and smaller companies without deep pockets at a competitive disadvantage.

There are also worries that a bigger Comcast would have more power to refuse to carry channels that compete with programming owned by NBC Universal, which it owns. Comcast executives say that they would not favor content the company controls at the expense of other media businesses.


Speaking of gatekeepers, Time Warner is cutting 6 more channels from our lineup this week while raising our prices. They are trying to force everyone to "rent" their ugly fucking digital box to sit on top of your entertainment center. CSpan is one of those cut which surprised me, because I thought that was like the religious and shopping channels that they were compelled to carry.

We are getting fucked by TWC, I can't wait to see what kind of screwing a much larger Comcast would give us.

Posted by liberal N proud | Tue May 27, 2014, 06:50 AM (7 replies)

Butt Paste?

Posted by liberal N proud | Fri May 23, 2014, 10:58 AM (18 replies)

Wacky candidates at Idaho GOP debate

These two are hilarious

Posted by liberal N proud | Fri May 23, 2014, 10:29 AM (6 replies)

Monuments Men now available on video

Can't wait to get my hands on it.

I have not seen a movie that moved me like that for a long time!

Posted by liberal N proud | Wed May 21, 2014, 08:26 PM (1 replies)

Watch Weather Man tells story of driving into water

Weather reporters are always telling us not to drive into water, but do they always practice what they preach?



Posted by liberal N proud | Wed May 14, 2014, 07:32 AM (0 replies)

How well do you know Stephen Colbert?

Looks like the media is taking up the task of introducing America to Colbert - or waking them up to what we already knew about him:

Here is a fun little slide show about Stephen Colbert: The life & times of a satirist:


Posted by liberal N proud | Tue May 13, 2014, 09:26 AM (0 replies)

Confronted on Execution, Texas Proudly Says It Kills Efficiently

"When you do something a lot, you get good at it. I think Texas probably does it as well as Iran."
DAVID R. DOW, who has represented more than 100 death row inmates, on the state prison in Huntsville, where 876 people have been executed since 1924.

HUNTSVILLE, Tex. — If Texas executes Robert James Campbell as planned on Tuesday, for raping and murdering a woman, it will be the nation’s first execution since Oklahoma’s bungled attempt at lethal injection two weeks ago left a convicted murderer writhing and moaning before he died.

Lawyers for Mr. Campbell are trying to use the Oklahoma debacle to stop the execution here. But many in this state and in this East Texas town north of Houston, where hundreds have been executed in the nation’s busiest death chamber, like to say they do things right.

For two years now, Texas has used a single drug, the barbiturate pentobarbital, instead of the three-drug regimen used in neighboring Oklahoma. Prison administrators from other states often travel here to learn how Texas performs lethal injections and to observe executions. Texas officials have provided guidance and, on at least a few occasions, carried out executions for other states.

Even the protesters and television cameras that used to accompany executions here have, in most cases, dissipated. “It’s kind of business as usual,” said Tommy Oates, 62, a longtime resident who was eating lunch last week at McKenzie’s Barbeque, about one mile from the prison known as the Walls Unit. “That sounds cold, I know. But they’re not in prison for singing too loud at church.”
Posted by liberal N proud | Tue May 13, 2014, 06:43 AM (0 replies)

Tornado Sirens going off

But it looks like it is 20 mile away with the direction mostly away from us. Why do they do this?

Tornado's are isolated and don't take out 20/30 mile areas at once.

Posted by liberal N proud | Mon May 12, 2014, 06:51 PM (18 replies)
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