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Uber Driver Shot by Passerby Who Saw a Gun

An Uber driver was wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning after a passerby fired as many as 15 shots into the car after seeing the driver and passenger “waving a gun around,” police say.

Dallas police said they were called to a shooting in the 100 block of South Brookside Drive at 12:47 a.m. and found the Uber driver’s vehicle riddled with 10 to 15 bullet holes in the front passenger door and window.

Investigators said a passenger in the vehicle had a handgun in a case that the driver asked to see.

The shooter — later identified as 33-year-old John Beaty — happened upon the car, spotted the weapon and then fired at the vehicle, striking the driver in the chest.

Beaty, who served in the Army from 2007 to 2010, told police he thought he’d witnessed someone committing a crime, according to a report by The Dallas Morning News.

When officers arrived, police said Beaty was administering first aid to the victim — a 24-year-old man. Beaty’s weapon was found disassembled on the hood of a nearby vehicle.

Authorities said the victim was transported to Baylor University Medical Center with injuries that were not life threatening. His condition is not known.

Police said they took Beaty — who may be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder — into custody. He was transported to the Dallas County Jail and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Source: Uber Driver Shot by Passerby Who Spotted Driver, Passenger with Gun: Dallas Police | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Uber-Driver-Shot-by-Possible-Former-Soldier-Dallas-Police-422485284.html#ixzz4hGLGWGfz
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Introducing Echo Show – Black

  • Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and now she can show you things. Watch video flash briefings and YouTube, see music lyrics, security cameras, photos, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, and more. All hands-free—just ask.
  • Introducing a new way to be together. Make hands-free video calls to friends and family who have an Echo Show or the Alexa App, and make voice calls to anyone who has an Echo or Echo Dot.
  • See lyrics on-screen with Amazon Music. Just ask to play a song, artist or genre, and stream over Wi-Fi. Also, stream music on Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and more.
  • Powerful, room-filling speakers with Dolby processing for crisp vocals and extended bass response
  • Ask Alexa to show you the front door or monitor the baby’s room with compatible cameras from Ring and Arlo. Turn on lights, control thermostats and more with WeMo, Philips Hue, ecobee, and other compatible smart home devices.
  • With eight microphones, beam-forming technology, and noise cancellation, Echo Show hears you from any direction—even while music is playing
  • Always getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Allrecipes, CNN, and more

 

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Details of His Son’s Birth & Heart Disease

Published on May 1, 2017(2 days ago)

Jimmy and his wife Molly welcomed their second child together, William “Billy” Kimmel. At three days old, Billy had successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is now home with his family. Jimmy opens up about his son’s birth and health complications and encourages donations to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where Billy and so many other kids get such wonderful care… chla.org/donate.

Standby Power

This is a neat device. My daughter got it for her RV. It is an 1100 watt power bank.
Great for powering RVs, laptops, cell phones, tablets and camp sites.
I am a amateur radio operator, ham, and I would love to have one of these.

Inergy Kodiak @Amazon: http://amzn.to/2qbzENU

Correction: Hilary already has solar cells. They are with her boat.

If you do buy it please use the link above. I get a small commission.

Bill Nye does not save the world or the left

  OK, I am a Democrat and hell I am left wing and happy to admit it.  (Brave of me since I live in Texas.) 
I have no problem having people call me a leftist.
Bill Nye is a hero to the left and hated with rage and passion by the right. 

  I think Bill Nye is a honest person and is correct about science but I think he is a piss poor spokesperson for the left and our causes.  He comes across as prejudice and  heavy-handed.
  He comes across as authoritarian and harsh.
  He has a new TV show on Netflix.  The show is called “Bill Nye Saves the World.” I saw it on Netflix the other day. 
  I could only watch a little of the show. I could not stand it.  It was not funny.  It was not well done.  Bill Nye came across as a joke.  But he was not funny. 
  The important thing to me is that he does not make the left look good.
There is no one that is going to watch his show and change their position. 
He is not a credit or a help to the left.  The right can show him and repeat what he says and make us all look like a bunch of prejudice people promoting our agenda. 

  We should all run away from Bill Nye as fast as we can.

  Michael Moore does not help us.  He did at first but now he hurts are cause when he speaks.  I think many Democrats agree with me now.  I think Bill Nye is going to hurt our causes much worst than Michael Moore. 

On May 17th I will have Mohs surgery

  I saw a doctor the other day about my skin cancer.  He told me about it and the options and asked what treatment I wanted.  I like the doctor a great deal.  I am glad my doctor recommend him.
  May 17 (2017) I will go in and have the basal cell carcinoma removed.  
 
   I am going to have what is called “Mohs Surgery.”  

 

Mohs surgery, developed in 1938 by a general surgeon, Frederic E. Mohs, is microscopically controlled surgery used to treat common types of skin cancer. During the surgery, after each removal of tissue and while the patient waits, the tissue is examined for cancer cells. That examination informs the decision for additional tissue removal. Mohs surgery is one of the many methods of obtaining complete margin control during removal of a skin cancer (CCPDMA – complete circumferential peripheral and deep margin assessment[1][2][3][4]) using frozen sectionhistology.[5][6]CCPDMA or Mohs surgery allows for the removal of a skin cancer with very narrow surgical margin and a high cure rate.

 

  I do not plan to blog about the surgery as it happens or even take photos or video.  
I suspect you will see me with a hat on from now on. 

Republicans Love MOAB

  The gun bunny is a strange American to me.  I just do not understand how a Republican man can get an erection over a Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB).  I guess, as a Democrat, I should not be sexist.  
    The Republican woman on Fox News seem to get  wet panties over MOAB.
The Republicans say they love small government but they love big guns and bigger bombs.  I just do not understand my gun bunny friends.

      
      

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