Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Said Marijuana Smell Made Him Fear For Life, Chris Christie Approval Rating at Historic Low, Sega Wants to Create 'Netflix of Retro Gaming': P.M. Links

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    A plane carrying the defense minister of Russia was "buzzed" by a NATO jet, Russian state media claimed. Russia has also responded to new U.S. sanctions by canceling a meeting scheduled in St. Petersburg between U.S. and Russian officials on improving U.S.-Russia relations. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Ct.), meanwhile, blamed the distraction of Russia talk for Jon Ossoff's loss in Georgia, and suggested the candidate should've made Donald Trump the centerpiece of his campaign.

  • An officer in an airport in Michigan was stabbed by an alleged attacker who purportedly yelled out "Allahu Akhbar."
  • The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.
  • Chris Christie's approval rating of 15 percent is the lowest in the country for a governor and the lowest ever for a governor in New Jersey.
  • The king of Saudi Arabia has made his son the crown prince instead of his nephew.
  • Sega wants to create the "Netflix of retro gaming."

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  1. An officer in an airport in Michigan was stabbed by an alleged attacker who purportedly yelled out “Allahu Akhbar,” and federal uth…

    Was he traveling with a laptop?

    1. With his finger on the DELETE key!

    2. Hello.

      “The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.”

      A coward AND a retard.

      1. And a lying POS

      2. A cowtard? Or a reward?

    3. If the cop was actually stabbed, is the attack still “alleged” to have happened?

  2. A plane carrying the defense minister of Russia was “buzzed” by a NATO jet, Russian state media claimed.

    Viral marketing for Top Gun 2: Maverick Reengaged.

    1. Obvious plot being Maverick’s son joins the Navy and squabbles with the hot daughter of ‘Iceman’ over who is the Navy’s best drone pilot. Halfway through the movie Goose’s son dies when his drone terminal blows up and ejects him into the warehouse ceiling.

      1. As long as they cram in the most homoeroticism possible, I’m in.

        1. so is my johnson…

        2. There is no such thing as peak homoeroticism.

        3. Might as well leave this here.

      2. Thanks for the spoiler. I think.

  3. Russia has also responded to new U.S. sanctions by canceling a meeting scheduled in St. Petersburg between U.S. and Russian officials on improving U.S.-Russia relations.

    That reset button never did work right.

    1. We’re gonna end up wishing Trump actually was being blackmailed by the Russians pretty soon

  4. An officer in an airport in Michigan was stabbed by an alleged attacker who purportedly yelled out “Allahu Akhbar,” and federal uth

    “Hey! Don’t diss my uth!”

    1. Respect my uthority!

      1. Uth yours.

        1. “Uth to alleged attacker”

  5. “The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.”

    Been there done that.

    1. Yeah, but that cop must’ve smoked a lot of that shit to get so paranoid that he feared for his life.

      Seriously though, it’s hard to imagine a statement that should more definitively disqualify someone from being a cop. Right up there with, “the sound of that dachshund’s barking made me fear for my life” or “the sight of the perp reaching for his pocket when I asked for his ID made me fear for my life” or “the sight of a black man made me fear for my life.”

  6. The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.

    A soft breeze on his cheek probably makes this guy weep fearfully into his pillow at night.

    1. “Soft breeze” was my nickname in college. Actually, it was “silent but deadly”, but you get the gist.

      1. You were a serial killer?

        1. “cereal” killer, because, lactose intolerance.

  7. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Ct.), meanwhile, blamed the distraction of Russia talk for Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia, and suggested the candidate should’ve made Donald Trump the centerpiece of his campaign.

    Can someone from Georgia verify that he didn’t make Trump the centerpiece of his campaign?

    1. I’m not from Georgia, but from what I heard on NPR it sounded like the centerpiece of his campaign was not making Trump the centerpiece of his campaign. And not-doing it loudly enough for everyone to hear.

    2. I think that’s reasonably accurate. The anti-Ossoff ads were all about tying him to Nancy Pelosi and San Francisco… literally every single one that I saw. The pro-Ossoff ads usually involved him trying to portray himself as something of centrist. In the most common one, he would say that both parties in Washington spend too much of your money and that he wants to rein in the wasteful spending. And then he would give some examples of areas where he thought he could save a tiny amount of money over the next ten years. Other than that, they were generally appealing to millennials with a pro-Georgia jobs and pro-technology appeal. The most recent ones were in response to the suggestion that he wasn’t tough enough to fight ISIS. He reminded us of his cred as a documentary filmmaker and how he fought ISIS that way.

      If anything, I think his choice to not focus on Trump helped him a lot. I think if he had been more rabidly anti-Trump that he would have lost much worse.

      1. If anything, I think his choice to not focus on Trump helped him a lot. I think if he had been more rabidly anti-Trump that he would have lost much worse.

        Hard to say what ultimately motivated the voters there, but for all the money and shitlib celebrity endorsements Ossoff received, he didn’t manage to bump up his vote percentage one iota. The Dems made a smart choice in nominating just him on the off chance the Republican primary contenders would manage to cannibalize each other enough for him to get to 50%, but once it went to the runoff it was basically over.

    3. Yeah, that would’ve done it.

  8. Sega wants to create the “Netflix of retro gaming.”

    So…Steam?

    and federal uth

    That’s the sound he made when he got stabbed.

    1. So…Steam?

      Not retro enough! Maybe it’s a lost in translation thing, where they wish they could turn back time and be the Netflix of gaming.

      1. I thought they had plenty of old games. Cheap too.

        1. Sega has a Genesis thing on Steam, where you add the base emulator for free then buy each game for a few bucks. My guess is, like me, most people bought 1-2 sonic games and never looked at it again, where a subscription service is going to net them at least a few months of i-forgot-to-cancel money per customer.

  9. The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.

    The important thing is that we reminded the jury DRUGS!

  10. >>>The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life

    you’re doing it wrong, copper…

  11. Chris Christie’s approval rating of 15 percent is the lowest in the country for a governor and the lowest ever for a governor in New Jersey.

    He’s scoring really high in other numerical metrics though.

      1. He didn’t say anything about BMI. You took it there, Fist. You and your Philly ways.

        1. go Flyers.

  12. The king of Saudi Arabia has made his son the crown prince instead of his nephew.

    Nepotism rears its ugly head.

    1. It’s like they think of government as a family thing.

      1. Kinda like the Clintons and the Bushes.

      2. Mind BLOWN

    2. You know who else reared his or her ugly head?

      1. Mary, Queen of Scots?

        1. John the Baptist?

    3. “The king of Saudi Arabia has made his son the crown prince instead of his nephew”

      He had originally planned to make his son his nephew? I guess with enough incest, anything is possible.

  13. “Had it not been for Castile’s decision to ‘get stoned’ on marijuana before operating a vehicle while armed with a gun, and further his decision to ‘ignore’ Yanez’s commands not to reach for his firearm, ‘none of this would have happened, [defense attorney Earl] Gray told jurors.”

    “Do you know why I pulled you over today?”

    “Because you didn’t do well in high school?”

    1. “Do you know why I pulled you over today?”

      “Because you want to hear me squeal like a pig?”

    2. “Do you know why I pulled you over today?”

      “Because deep down you’re a little man with a big Napoleon complex?”

    3. “Do you know why I pulled you over today?”

      “Because you want a puff of this blunt? Here let me grab it for you…”

    4. “Do you know why I pulled you over today?”

      “Uh, because” BANG! BANG! “because” BANG! “uhhhh”.

    5. So, exercise your basic human rights and get shot?

    6. Jeronimo Yanez. You see that name in your local news, you know what to do.

  14. Sega wants to create the “Netflix of retro gaming.”

    I wouldn’t even trust Sega to shit and not miss the toilet at this point.

  15. >>>Chris Christie’s approval rating of 15 percent is the lowest in the country

    makes up for it with BMI…

  16. “The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.”

    “The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of air freshener made him fear for his life.”

    “The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of dog made him fear for his life.”

    “The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of fear made him fear for his life.”

    1. Well, to be fair some air fresheners are like a punch in the face.

      Like spruce.

    2. Does the smell of shit wafting up from the cops britches cause him to fear for his life, or does his fear cause him to shit his pants?
      Discuss.

  17. Sega wants to create the “Netflix of retro gaming.”

    Who’s laughing now, fat man?

    1. You SugarFree’ed the link.

      1. Is that what the mythical SF’d stands for? I Googled it once but all that came back was references to h&r

        1. He was the mad prophet of H&R; similar in form and function to Abdul Alhazred.

          1. Thx. I know of Sugar Free, but didn’t realize he has his own verb for butchering links.
            Another mystery solved

            1. The story is that he tried to post a link three times and failed, thus verbing his screenname into existence. It was already in use before I started commenting here in 2011.

  18. The king of Saudi Arabia has made his son the crown prince instead of his nephew

    If Trump could pass a crown around we’d know who’s really pulling the strings in this entourage.

  19. Killer cop said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life…

    Right, because everyone knows it’s every bit as deadly as sarin or nerve gas. One stray whiff and it’s the end for you, and it’s not like gas masks are standard issue for patrolmen.

    Christ, what an asshole.

    1. One stray whiff and it’s the end for you,

      Well, we’ve all seen Reefer Madness, right?

      1. Well, we’ve all seen Reefer Madness, right?

        Yeah, but I was chopped and don’t remember it.

    2. Jeff Sessions is on record saying there are no low-level, non-violent drug offenders. Leadership.

  20. Chris Christie’s approval rating of 15 percent is the lowest in the country for a governor and the lowest ever for a governor in New Jersey.

    His approval rating is even lower in Pennsylvania as he blocks our view of the ocean.

  21. Sega wants to create the “Netflix of retro gaming.”

    Then bring back NHL 94!

    1. fuck.yes.

    2. Madden ’92.

    1. Bruce Jenner?

    2. Mr. Peanut?

    3. It may sound harsh, but God does not want gingers to live.

      1. If you can call it living….

      2. i love them so much

      3. Fist didn’t watch the Naomi Brockwell video from earlier.

        1. sounds like Fist wouldn’t be seeing the same thing i am anyway

      4. T_T

        I think you’re right though.

    4. Harry Reid?

  22. The cop who killed Philando Castile said the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life.

    Seems legit. As we all know, there’s nothing more terrifying than a Negro high on marijuana. Especially if he’s just been listening to jazz music. The jungle rhythm combined with the effect of the Devil’s Weed gives them ape like strength, it is known. He had no choice but to put the wild animal down. Thank God this Hero in Blue was there to stop Castille before he went on a weed and jazz fueled rampage. He saved countless lives that day at the expense of only one. /sarc, obviously

    1. You should post this to a cop forum. They would probably call you a cynical asshole.

      1. Actually if I leave out the “/sarc, obviously” they might not realize I’m being sarcastic.

        1. I am sure there is a post on stormfront somewhere that only differs by a few characters.

    2. Depends who he was listening to.

    3. His next words — before seven rounds were put into his chest — would have been, “Where all the white women at?”

  23. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Ct.), meanwhile, blamed the distraction of Russia talk for Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia, and suggested the candidate should’ve made Donald Trump the centerpiece of his campaign.

    The problem with movie sequels is they always have to make the bad guy bigger and badder — the Ruskies were just fine in Cold War 1. They were believable in the first one, now it’s all special effects and bad acting.

    1. So, a local race in Georgia is lost because some Democrats leaked inside info in October and some other Democrats blamed Russian hackers? Huh?

    2. So if the Dems were not pushing all this Russia talk (after all, they are the ones making such a big deal out of it), Ossoff would have won? If it were true, that would be sweet irony.

  24. Sega wants to create the “Netflix of retro gaming.”

    Who’s laughing now, fat man?

    1. Anchor tags how the fuck do they work?

  25. “Russia has also responded to new U.S. sanctions by canceling a meeting scheduled in St. Petersburg”

    Good. Florida is too crowded already.

    1. Just move it to Mira Lagow.

  26. In a statement released by the FBI, officials said it is still too early to determine what motivated the attack, but that they were questioning the suspect.

    Oh, FFS! Is there some technical definition of “motivated” that applies here?

    1. Maybe they want to make sure he wasn’t actually yelling “Admiral Ackbar?”

      1. He was just giving him a friendly greeting because he didn’t want to be rude.

      2. It’s a trap!

  27. There was a Senator on NPR this morning (don’t remember his name) who claimed the Russian “hacking” of the 2016 election was the greatest attack on our Republic since 9/11

    Even the NPR was asking him for a smoking gun and he wouldn’t provide it.

    On the other hand, he tacitly admitted that top state officials running official business on personal mail servers was in fact a big deal… a very big deal. A deal so big it threatens the health of the Republic.

    1. Even the NPR was asking him for a smoking gun and he wouldn’t provide it.

      Yeah, but then they let him get away with claiming to have a whole box of smoking guns just out of sight, where he has to keep it because sources and methods.

      1. Even if we gave him a pass on the fact that those smoking guns were considered classified, I haven’t heard one concrete method in which the Russians changed people’s votes, other than the stubborn belief that fake news in the Facebook sidebar was so powerful, that it amounted to a Russian Jedi mind trick that changed the minds of millions of voters from Hillary to Trump.

        1. “These are not the cankles you’re looking for. Move along. Vote Trump.”

  28. CIA Staff Fired for Stealing $3,000 of Vending Machine Candy

    I’m kinda glad that they actually got fired, given how hard it usually is to fire people in federal positions but on the other hand, I’m kind of impressed.

    1. “Video footage recovered from the surveillance cameras captured numerous perpetrators engaged in the FreedomPay theft scheme, all of whom were readily identifiable as Agency contract personnel,” the report states.

      Oh, so close!

      1. >>>Video footage recovered from the surveillance cameras

        queue loop feed?

    2. They’d fire cops to if they were thieving away the jelly doughnuts out of the morning, afternoon, and dinner boxes.

    3. Couldn’t believe this happened (I used to work for Uncle Sam). Clicked on link. Headline is misleading. They fired “contractors”, not “staff.” My world makes sense again.

      1. Yeah – as a government contractor myself I can tell you plainly that a good portion of the purpose of government contractors is to have someone to blame and fire when things go wrong.

        1. and to have someone around who actually gets things done in the first place.

        2. Yeah, but now they have Russian hackers to blame for everything.

  29. The king of Saudi Arabia has made his son the crown prince instead of his nephew.

    How exactly would he have made his son his nephew in the first place? I mean, I know how we do it here in Georgia, but I didn’t know Saudi Arabia was part of the Deep South.

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