Posts by Kemberlee Kaye  (Page 151)
 

Austin, Texas postpones New Year’s indefinitely

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 3:59pm 12/31/2014 at 3:59pm

Austinites anxious to start 2015 will have to wait.

The fireworks and festivities that were scheduled to take place in Butler park have been postponed indefinitely due to nasty weather.

The city of Austin posted the following on their website:

The Austin’s New Year celebration scheduled to occur at Butler Park is...

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Is this not the most responsible elephant you’ve ever seen?

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 7:56pm 12/30/2014 at 7:56pm

First, I’m a sucker for animal videos, particularly, those involving elephants. This happens to be one of my favorites as of recent.

Secondly, it’s New Year’s Eve Eve, so if ever there was an appropriate time to share an elephant video with you, now would be it.

Supposedly, CCTV cameras filmed...

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PETA ruins New Year celebration for small town in North Carolina

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 4:15pm 12/30/2014 at 4:15pm

Forget the New Year’s ball drop in Times Square. Brasstown, North Carolina celebrates with their annual Possum Drop. A plexiglass box containing a live possum is lowered when the clock strikes twelve and then there is much rejoicing. Or at least there was before PETA came to town.

Participating possums were...

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United and Orbitz sue 22-year-old for website that exposes “hidden city” ticketing

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2:47pm 12/30/2014 at 2:47pm

United Airlines and the popular travel site Orbitz, joined mega corporation forces to sue a 22-year-old Brooklynite.

Aktarer Zaman created and runs the site Skiplagged.com. He claims he makes no money on the venture.

Skiplagged utilizes hidden city ticketing. While not always the cheapest way to fly, often times hidden city...

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Oberlin College refused to dismiss protesting students’ failing grades

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Posted by    Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5:30pm 12/29/2014 at 5:30pm

Kids these days.

Students who neglected their studies to protest the Michael Brown grand jury decision were disappointed when their appeal to the administration for special accommodations during finals was rejected.

According to Fox News Cleveland:

Over 1,300 Oberlin students signed a petition for college administrators asking for understanding and “alternative modes of...

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Topless feminist steals baby Jesus from Vatican nativity scene

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Posted by    Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:30pm 12/28/2014 at 5:30pm

Sextremist (evidently, this is a thing), Iana Zhdanova kidnapped baby Jesus from the nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City Thursday. Zhdanova had “God is a woman” scribbled on her naked torso as she accosted the infant and attempted to flee. Vatican police intervened, returned baby Jesus to His...

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Miracles do exist

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Posted by    Friday, December 26, 2014 at 4:00pm 12/26/2014 at 4:00pm

This story came across my Twitter feed the other day and my eyes might have leaked a little bit. And by a little bit, I mean I cried like a baby because this story is just that kind of story.

Brandon Finnigan over at

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Do you make the IRS feel ‘icky’?

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 3:51pm 12/24/2014 at 3:51pm

Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a report on the IRS targeting of conservative organizations. Republican Representative Darrell Issa (CA-49), the outgoing Committee Chair, released the report that reviewed over 1.3 million pages of documents and 52 transcribed interviews.

The report is the most extensive to date.

The report’s...

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The gift of giving

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 9:00pm 12/23/2014 at 9:00pm

Tis the season for giving.

Retailer JC Penny has an ad campaign this season called #JustGotJingled. To kick off the event, they asked shoppers whether it was better to give or receive. Not only are the responses heart warming, they’re a great reminder of what this season is all about.

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Laugh or cry? Get a load of these Amazon best sellers

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Posted by    Monday, December 22, 2014 at 7:10pm 12/22/2014 at 7:10pm

I’m an avid online shopper, particularly during this time of year. I also think Amazon Prime is one of God’s greatest modern gifts to mankind.

A few weeks ago I was perusing through the endless Amazon offerings when I stumbled upon an option to view the best selling items by category.

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Friday Night Lights: 7 awesome Christmas light displays

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Posted by    Friday, December 19, 2014 at 8:00pm 12/19/2014 at 8:00pm

There are plenty of deep and meaningful reasons to enjoy the holiday season. And then there are the small holiday hallmarks like Christmas lights, which happen to be one of my favorite parts of this time of year.

Interestingly enough, NASA says you can actually see Christmas lights from space. According to...

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Texas Theater Cancels Plans to Show ‘Team America’ instead of ‘The Interview’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 2:50pm 12/18/2014 at 2:50pm

Welcome to the United States of America where cyber terrorists pick what we get to watch while munching on over-priced, tepid pop corn.

You’ve probably heard a bit about The Interview and how a cyber terrorist attack prompted Sony Pictures to cancel plans to release the film on December 25 as...

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Happy Hanukkah! Here’s Rick Perry Dancing

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:00pm 12/17/2014 at 6:00pm

There are many, many reasons I adore Governor Perry, the least of which is his penchant for engaging in cultural activities.

This little gem dates back all the way to the turn of the decade when Governor Perry met with a delegation of Texas Jewish leaders on the first full day of...

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76-year-old man Tasered by cop over an inspection sticker

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 6:00pm 12/16/2014 at 6:00pm

The incident occurred in Victoria, Texas, a suburb of Houston. A dash camera captured officer Nathaniel Robinson tasering 76-year-old Pete Vasquez.

Vasquez was driving a vehicle owned by the car dealership where he works. Officer Robinson pulled him over when he noticed the vehicle’s inspection sticker had expired. When Vasquez exited...

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Craft beer brewers sue the State of Texas

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:00pm 12/12/2014 at 8:00pm

Even the Free-Market Jesus Paradise has regulatory issues once in a while.

Wednesday, three Texan craft breweries joined with the Institute for Justice to file suit against the state of Texas and specifically, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

Passed in 2013, Senate Bill 639 faces a Constitutional challenge because it, “strips...

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Guess what Ted Cruz got his Secret Santa for Christmas

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 1:30pm 12/11/2014 at 1:30pm

The holidays are a time to set aside differences—even in Washington. TMZ recently caught up with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and asked him how the Senate celebrates Christmas.

TMZ: Senator Cruz, with the holiday approaching, you guys ever change parties and set out gifts...

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Gruber on Obamacare in 2010: “Full disclaimer, I helped write it”

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 10:33am 12/11/2014 at 10:33am

And here we have yet another Gruber video.

Tuesday, Jonathan Gruber voluntarily testified before the House Oversight Committee where he was grilled by committee members from both sides of the aisle.

Gruber apologized for his, “glib, thoughtless, and sometimes downright insulting comments.” Gruber took great pains to sidestep any question that touched upon...

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