If you do a quick check on social media on the leading conspiracy theory about Antonin Scalia’s death, you’ll find that a growing number of folks think Obama had something to do with it.
Scalia’s sudden death at 79 puts the Court’s conservative majority in serious jeopardy and that fact has fueled speculation among the tinfoil hat crowd. The same crazies that seems to be so right so often these days.
If President Obama’s eventual nominee somehow gets confirmed this year, which is no sure thing, the court will have five Democrat-appointed justices to the four picked by Republican presidents. Continue reading →
The remote West Texas ranch where Antonin Scalia was found dead Saturday is a 5-star resort that once was a group of forts used by 19th Century cattle barons to fend off attacks by Apaches and thieves.
Cibolo Creek Ranch was bought by Houston billionaire John Poindexter in 1990 and renovated into a luxury 33-room resort with a private airstrip. It’s located about 30 miles south of Marfa, or about 440 miles west of San Antonio. h/t mysanantonio
A unidentified federal official revealed that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia appears to have passed away from natural causes. The source added, “so far” foul play does not seem to be a factor in the Justice’s death.
The Presidio County sheriff, the FBI, and the US Marshall Service are reportedly investigating Scalia’s death.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead on Saturday on a luxury ranch in West Texas. He was 79. The US
Two people walking across the Golden Gate Bridge were struck by blow darts, say San Francisco police.
Authorities say, a CHP officer was flagged down Friday by a man who complained he had been hit in the leg by a blow dart while crossing the iconic Bay Area bridge. The 5-inch long dart imbedded itself two inches into the man’s skin.
Officials say that as emergency personnel were speaking with the man, a woman approached them and said she too had been hit by a blow dart in the knee. Continue reading →
A 5.1 earthquake has struck 17 miles NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
No immediate reports of damage or injuries have yet emerged from the area.
Geographic coordinates: 36.472N, 98.681W
Depth: 1 km
Universal Time (UTC): 13 Feb 2016 17:07:07
Time near the Epicenter: 13 Feb 2016 11:07:07
Local standard time in your area: 13 Feb 2016 17:07:07 Continue reading →