southie Boston accent the most annoying accent in this great nation of ours?
Some southies sitting in the end zone at
Gillette Stadium had a special greeting for Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek
Hill Sunday night.
Hill had a
huge game for the Chiefs Sunday night against the New England Patriots tallying
up 142 yards and 3 touchdowns and after his third TD late in the 4th
quarter tied the game at 40-40 some southies let Hill know they didn’t appreciate
the way he was abusing the New England secondary.
momentum carried him through the end zone and toward a fan section he was
greeted with not only several middle fingers but was hit in the face with a
shower of Bud Light.
Way to go
Pats fans. Dilly, Dilly, indeed.
uncommon that young breakout teams come back down to earth once there’s enough
tape on them to study, breakdown and scheme against.
Such is the life
of the 2018 Jacksonville Jaguars.
who came close to knocking off the New England Patriots in the 2017 AFC
Championship Game now sit at 3-3 in the dismal AFC South after getting smashed
40-7 by the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
cornerback, Jalen Ramsey who trashed just about every quarterback in the NFL in
a GQ magazine back in August was held to no impact plays, 4 tackles and one
pass defensed despite being on the field for practically every defensive snap. One
of the QBs Ramsey trashed was Cowboys QB Dak Prescott who only put up numbers of
107.5 passer rating, 2 TDs and 82 yards rushing and a rushing TD.
Since a week
2 supposed statement victory over the Patriots the Jaguars have struggled
defensively and on offense they are missing their star running back Leonard
Fournette due to a leg injury and Blake Bortles has turned into, Blake Bortles.
Only 3 passes on Sunday traveled more than 10 yards and threw a ridiculous interception
into triple coverage.
isn’t sneaking up on anyone any longer and are being exposed under the intense limelight
they’ve drawn to themselves. Players like Ramsey chirping and criticizing other
QBs only serves to motivate teams to embarrass them.
They are like
the talented but troubled teenager of the NFL. They are still growing and think
they’ve unbeatable. For their sakes they had better get themselves sorted out
or risk becoming a one hit wonder playoff team
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The rumors are true! A royal baby is on the way for Prince Harry, 34, and 37-year-old Meghan Markle. The newlyweds are expecting their little bundle in the spring of 2019. Kensington Palace released a statement about the news: “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”
Kanye West faced some fallout from a few of his fellow artists after his meeting with President Trump. Rapper T.I. expressed his disappointment via social media, posting, “This is the most repulsive, disgraceful, embarrassing act of desperation & auctioning off of one’s soul to gain power I’ve ever seen.”
MEANWHILE—TMZ caught up with rapper Mally Mall outside of the Staples Center, where Drake performed on Saturday. Mally told them that Kanye West is “nothing less than a genius” and is “doing great work, trying to help the United States.”
Things are not looking good for Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson. A source told People that Kardashian made a secret trip to visit her baby daddy in Cleveland without daughter True. Despite making the trip, “things seem more unstable in the relationship right now.” According to the same source, the 34-year-old is “taking it all in stride” despite the concerns from her family.
MEANWHILE—In Touch is reporting that Khloe gave Tristan a taste of his own medicine. The mag is saying a source told them Khloe hooked up with her ex, French Montana after the first reports of Tristan cheating surfaced. Considering Khloe gave birth to True shortly after the cheating came to light, it is doubtful she was looking for revenge sex.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made it to Australia, the first spot listed on their royal tour. The couple will also visit Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand from now through the end of the month. According to Kensington Palace, the trip will focus on “youth leadership, and projects being undertaken by young people to address the social, economic, and environmental challenges of the region.” The Invictus Games will also be a “major focus.” Prince Harry founded the Invictus Games in 2014 and they will be held this year on October 20-28. It is a special event for the newlyweds, as it was at the Toronto games last year when they made their first public appearance as a couple.
LeBron James joined Drake and Travis Scott on stage in L.A. on Saturday night. The newly named “King of L.A.” jumped and danced while Drake and Travis performed the song “Sicko Mode”, from Travis’ new album, Astroworld.
MEANWHILE—Drake opened up to LeBron on the NBA star’s HBO show, The Shop. He showed the host a photo of his son and commented on his “crazy blue eyes.” The new father also discussed his non-romantic relationship with the child’s mother. Drake said, “I am a single father learning to communicate with a woman who, you know, we’ve had our moments. I don’t have any desire for him to like not love his mother. I’m just really excited to be a great father.” During the interview, the 31-year-old did not name his son or his son’s mother.
Tech billionaire Paul Allen has died from complications with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, and kept his stock after leaving the company, using his fortune to buy the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trailblazers, among other various business endeavors. He was 65.
Ginuwine (Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) – rapper – 48
Paige Davis – “Trading Spaces” host – 49
Emeril Lagasse – celebrity chef – 59
Sarah Ferguson – former Duchess of York – 59
Tito Jackson – musician – 65
Larry Miller – actor – 65
Richard Carpenter – singer, with his sister Karen – 72
Penny Marshall – director, former actor, “Laverne and Shirley” – 76
Lee Iacocca – former Chrysler and Ford President and CEO – 94
BORN ON THIS DATE
Mario Puzo – author, “The Godfather” – 1920
John Kenneth Galbraith – Harvard economist, former editor of Fortune, close friend and correspondent of William F Buckley Jr. – 1908
Friedrich Nietzsche – philosopher – 1844
The first combat submarine sinks.
The Hunley was developed by Horace Lawson Hunley for the Confederates. It was 40 feet long and crewed by 8 — one sailor steered and the other 7 turned a giant crank that churned the propeller.
After successful tests off the coast of Alabama, it was shipped by rail to South Carolina. On its first launch, a mechanical function caused a leak in the hatch, and it sank.
The second time out, Hunley himself was on board for a public demonstration to restore confidence.
He and the crew submerged, and never came back up.
By February, it was raised again, and put back into commission.
The first US Draft Card is publicly burned.
A law had recently outlawed their destruction, in response to increasingly outlandish war protests.
David Miller was a Catholic pacifist, who drew a tremendous crowd of protesters when he burned his card in New York City.
He was arrested and found guilty, and spent 2 years in prison.
Inventor Thomas Edison sets up the Edison Electric Light Company in New York.
He had financing from the likes of the Morgans and Vanderbilts, the tycoon families of the time.
By 1880, Edison would patent an electricity distribution system and set up the first private power plant in 1882.
The Edison Electric Light Company would become part of General Electric in 1892.
Nazi brass Herman Goering takes his own life with a cyanide tablet.
He held a variety of titles, as is typical in despotic regimes:
President of the Reichstag
Commander in Chief of the Luftwaffe
Head of the Gestapo
Prime Minister of Prussia
Chief Forester of the Reich
Chief Liquidator of Sequestered Estates
Supreme Head of the National Weather Bureau
He was also designated to be Hitler’s successor.
Goering was largely responsible for instituting the despicable ethnic cleansing policies instituted throughout the Nazi empire.
Wayne Gretzky breaks the NHL record for career goals scored, with 1,850.
The previous record was with Gordie Howe.
When Gretzky retired 10 years later, he would hold records for most career goals, 894; career assists, 1,963; and career points, 2,857.
President Trump said he won’t shut down the Mueller investigation. In a “60 Minutes” interview the president was asked point blank if he would end the probe into alleged collusion between Russian and Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. “I don’t pledge anything,” Trump said. The president has called the investigation a “rigged witch hunt” many times.
—QUOTABLE: ”Well, I– I don’t pledge anything. But I will tell you, I have no intention of doing that. I think it’s a very unfair investigation because there was no collusion of any kind.” -Trump
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is pushing back against tax fraud allegations against President Trump’s family. On Sunday, Kudlow said allegations of criminal behavior against Jared Kushner, Trump’s son in law and a White House adviser, made in a New York Times article aren’t even criminal. “He didn’t break any laws,” Kudlow told ABC’s George Stephanopolous.
—QUOTABLE: ”Americans respect success. I don’t think these stories — don’t have anything to them. I thought the President Trump story was full of holes and hot air and whatnot. Playing by the rules is a good thing, not a bad thing. Both gentlemen have done so. In the Jared Kushner story, the Times said he’s done nothing.” -Kudlow
NBC news is backing off a fake news assertion. The network made a giant blunder that it attempted to correct on Sunday—initially, the network claimed in a tweet that President Trump had praised confederate general Robert E. Lee as “incredible.” In fact, Trump had praised union general Ulysses S. Grant—an error that’s not exactly splitting hairs. The tweet came out hours after Trump attacked the network for misleading its audience at a campaign rally. The fake news NBC tweet became the basis for a Washington Post headline. Trump thanked NBC for the too little, too late correction.
—QUOTABLE: ”CORRECTION: An earlier tweet misidentified the general President Trump described as ‘incredible’ at a rally in Ohio. It was Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, not Gen. Robert E. Lee. An attached video clip lacked the full context for Trump’s remark.” -NBC News tweet
Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson is in serious legal trouble. That’s according to a member of the House Judiciary Committee. Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe said on Sunday that the prominent foe of President Trump, Simpson, intends to invoke his constitutional right to not testify at a deposition on October 16. Ratcliffe said that’s no surprise because Simpson’s testimony contradicts testimony delivered by disgraced FBI operative Bruce Ohr. It’s a complicated web, but suffice to say that all were supposed to be on the same page as they worked on the infamous Steele Dossier that tried destroying Trump’s reputation before and after the November, 2016 presidential election.
—QUOTABLE: ”Glenn Simpson had previously testified under oath to the House Intelligence Committee that he never met with Bruce Ohr or discussed with Bruce Ohr the Steele dossier prior to the October [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] application in 2016 or the 2016 presidential election…That is in direct contradiction to what Bruce Ohr told me under oath last month. I’m not surprised he is taking the Fifth. He probably should. He’s in real legal jeopardy. Very clearly someone is not telling the truth. Nellie Ohr, Bruce’s Ohr wife, certainly can shed some light.” -Ratcliffe
Portland is once again a mob scene. Tensions boiled over between members of a right-wing throng pushing for law and order and counter protesters bent on chaos and incivility that clashed in the Oregon city on Saturday. The confrontation reportedly involved the use of bear spray and billy clubs. No arrests were made but the city’s police were continuing their investigation. It’s just the most recent in the city’s saga of unrest.
More Americans see a President Trump re-election as more likely than him losing. A new CNN poll found that an increasing number of people believe Trump will be re-elected than in previous polls, but that number is still less than half. 46 percent said they think the president will win re-election in 2020, while 47 percent said he wont’t. That’s a big change from a poll taken last March, when 54 percent said he’d probably lose re-election. The increase in optimism about the president’s prospects increased most among men, independents, and people who are enthusiastic about voting in the midterm elections.
Michael Avenatti’s incessant presence on cable TV isn’t translating into support for his presidential ambitions. In a new CNN poll, just 1 percent of respondents claimed that they’d like him to be the Dem nominee for president in 2020. The sleazy lawyer famous for representing porn star Stormy Daniels has been rumored to want to run for president, and some pundits have hailed his skill at scamming media attention and using bare-fisted tactics. But apparently most normal people don’t agree.
Kamala Harris has booked her first trip to Iowa. The California Senator and far-left Democrat will travel in late October to the state that kicks off presidential election contests. Harris, who is a more-than-rumored Dem candidate for president in 2020, will show up in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids. Her Iowa trip is set to follow stops in South Carolina, another early primary state, and to battleground state Wisconsin on Oct. 21. Harris, who made a fool of herself during the confirmation circus of Brett Kavanaugh, has said she will “seriously take a look at” running for president—because, what America needs most is an ultra liberal California Democrat in the White House. In a new CNN poll, just 9 percent supported Harris to be the Dem nominee.