Brown trout caught at Lake Taneycomo sets new Missouri record
Via: Sparty On • Fields and Streams • 11 Comments • 4 Likes • 3 months ago
A Missouri man just became the new state record-holder for brown trout, hauling in a 40-pound, 6-ounce fish at Lake Taneycomo in Branson on Wednesday using a pole and line. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) said Bill Babler of Blue Eye, which is just north of the Missouri-Arkansas...
Safety deficiencies suspected in California boat fire after preliminary investigation: report
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A preliminary investigation into a Southern California dive boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of Santa Barbara is raising concerns over safety flaws on the vessel, according to a report. The Conception lacked a “roaming night watchman” who would stay awake to warn sleeping...
Crock Pot Hot Reuben dip
By: Sparty On • THE NEWSTALKERS COOKBOOK • 2 Comments • 1 Like • 4 months ago
This recipe fits a standard 4-5 quart Crock Pot. Adjust up or down depending on the size of your pot. Ingredients: 16 ounces cream cheese, softened is easier if baking, i use hard because i'm using a Crock Pot, it'll melt with time 16 ounces deli corned beef coarsely chopped, more if you want...
Crock Pot Reuben dip
By: Sparty On • Wine & Food • 24 Comments • 4 months ago
This recipe fits a standard 4-5 quart Crock Pot. Adjust up or down depending on the size of your pot. Ingredients: 16 ounces cream cheese, softened is easier if baking, i use hard because i'm using a Crock Pot, it'll melt with time 16 ounces deli corned beef coarsely chopped, more...
US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply
Via: Sparty On • News & Politics • 5 Comments • 1 Like • 4 months ago
““Russia alone is to blame for this situation,” the senior official said. “We have taken every opportunity -- dozens and dozens of opportunities...”
A historic arms-control treaty signed three decades ago by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw Friday. The move to scrap the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty comes amid the administration’s assessment...
Abby Johnson: I went to border to help people. Members of Congress were shocked when I asked them to help, too
Via: Sparty On • News & Politics • 51 Comments • 4 Likes • 5 months ago
“If they truly wanted to help, they could lend a hand in unloading the semi-truck in the 102-degree heat with all of us women who came from all over...”
Like most people who follow the news, I’ve seen the difficult stories of families crossing the southern border into the U.S. and how they are treated, no matter if they crossed legally seeking asylum or illegally. My heart breaks seeing little children with no shoes and threadbare clothes...
AOC ups ante in feud with Pelosi, suggests speaker is 'singling out' newly elected 'women of color'
Via: Sparty On • News & Politics • 73 Comments • 3 Likes • 5 months ago • LOCKED
“"You got a complaint? You come and talk to me about it. But do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just okay."”
The public spat between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, got a lot nastier on Wednesday, with the freshman congresswoman suggesting that the speaker is "singling out" her and her colleagues based on their race. Pelosi has worked to keep the Democratic...
John Bolton Urges War Against The Sun After Uncovering Evidence It Has Nuclear Capabilities
Via: Sparty On • The Lighter Side/ Humor • 0 Comments • 1 Like • 6 months ago
“This is, needless to say, an extremely powerful, aggressive star that threatens the American way of life, and, frankly, I question the utility of...”
WASHINGTON—Amid escalating tensions with the hostile celestial object, National Security Adviser John Bolton argued for military action against the Sun Monday after being presented with evidence it has nuclear capabilities. “Newly collected intelligence shows the Sun, day after day, generating...
Sanders distances himself from 2011 editorial on his Senate website praising the American dream in Venezuela
Via: Sparty On • News & Politics • 41 Comments • 5 Likes • 6 months ago
“These days, the American dream is more apt to be realized in South America, in places such as Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina”
As the political situation in Venezuela deteriorates, an editorial endorsed by presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that praised the socialist country as a place where the "American dream is more apt to be realized" in 2011. The piece from the Valley News editorial board, which...
The global battle over high drug prices
Via: Sparty On • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 7 months ago
THESE DAYS it is hard to find a government that is not struggling with the high price of medicines. In England, the government is fighting Vertex, a drug company, over the cost of a drug for cystic fibrosis, Orkambi. In America, diabetics have died because of the high cost of insulin. In the...