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Pamela Geller, WND Column: Wrecking Ball

The media is in fifth gear, feverishly spinning this catastrophic defeat of Western hegemony the way Rumpelstiltskin would spin straw into gold. CNN’s Chief Muslim propagandist and plagiarist Fareed Zakaria’s tongue has been flapping harder than a “Death to America” flag at an Iranian nuclear rally. Is American going to take its marching orders fro…
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‘Just Can’t Make It Up’: Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Golfer Whose Errant Ball Broke House Window

Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man accused of shooting a golfer who broke a window at his home with an errant ball has pleaded guilty to a felony charge.

Jeff Fleming of Reno faces probation to 10 years in prison and a $ 10,000 fine when he’s sentenced Dec. 12. He entered a plea to battery with a deadly weapon in Washoe County District Court on Thursday.

What This Fan Did After He Pried a Home Run Ball From a Woman’s Hand Got Him Kicked Out of the Game

Anyone who is a baseball fan has dreamed of the moment when you are positioned in the exact right place to catch a home run ball. The odds are unlikely, but the the desire high. That dream, however, became a reality for one woman during the Tigers-Red Sox playoff game on Sunday night. But the dream quickly became a nightmare when a man behind her decided to take it away. And what he did after got him kicked out of the game.

What to Do if You Find a Snake That Has Eaten a ‘Top Flight’ Golf Ball

An Ohio resident sensed something was wrong with an Eastern black rat snake she saw in a park Friday. Its stomach was unusually distended.

She brought it to the Ohio Wildlife Center where veterinarians took radiographs that showed it wasn’t a large piece of food but a Top Flight golf ball, according to WBNS-TV.

rat snake golfball radiograph

A snake mistook a golf ball for an edible egg. (Image source: Ohio Wildlife Center via WBNS)

Umpire Regrets Badly Blown Call, a Violation of Our National Pastime’s Golden Rule: ‘Keep Your Eye on the Ball’

SEATTLE (TheBlaze/AP) — Umpire Jeff Nelson expressed regret for making an incorrect call Friday night, saying it was a play he’d never seen in 25 years.

Uh, “seen”?

If only he had.

The missed call came in the second inning of Texas’ win Friday and stymied a possible rally by the Mariners. Seattle’s Jesus Sucre hit a grounder to first baseman Mitch Moreland, who threw to second base to get the lead runner. The relay back from shortstop Elvis Andrus was in time and Nelson called Sucre out for a double play.

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It’s on: Glenn Beck hosts Misfits Ball

Twitchy told you earlier this month about Glenn Beck’s plans for a counter-inaugural party to honor the nation’s political misfits.

Well, the fun has arrived! Tonight, Beck hosts the first-ever Misfits Ball. Some of the honored guests are tweeting about the event.