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Tara Dodrill


Tara Dodrill is a political, environmental and self-reliance writer and social media consultant. Dodrill's credits include USA Today, Yahoo News and Gadling. Dodrill is also the author of 'Power Grid Down: How To Prepare, Survive & Thrive After The Lights Go Out. Email: Tara@Inquisitr.com

Ferguson: Darren Wilson Might Turn In His Badge

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Darren Wilson is in talks to turn in his badge with Ferguson officials. The police officer, who shot and killed Michel Brown on August 9, has steadfastly maintained that he did nothing wrong. Wilson has allegedly told friends privately that he would “consider resigning” in an effort to bring peace to the city if he… Read more »

NSA Director Says Chinese Cyber Hackers Can Shut Down U.S. Power Grid

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NSA Director Michael Rogers says that Chinese cyber hackers can shut down the power grid in the United States and essentially end life as we know it in America. According to the federal official, China and “one or two” other countries are capable of launching cyberattacks that terminate the ability of the power grid to… Read more »

10-Year-Old Boy Suspended For Making Imaginary Finger Gun


A 10-year-old boy’s “finger gun” got him suspended from Stacy Middle School in Milford, Massachusetts on Friday. Nickolas Taylor used his fingers and a hand to make an imaginary ray gun and voiced “laser sounds” with his mouth near two little girls in his class. The female students told elementary school officials that they “felt… Read more »

Michael Brown Protesters Arrested Outside Of Ferguson Police Station


Michael Brown shooting protesters were arrested outside of the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday evening. Anxiety and preparedness activities by both law enforcement and the public have increased at the Darren Wilson grand jury decision near. Five Mike Brown protesters were arrested by Ferguson police, three of which were from Missouri. Two others were from… Read more »

Darren Wilson ‘Pants Up Don’t Loot’ Billboard Sparks Controversy

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A Darren Wilson “#PantsUPDontLOOT” billboard paid for by supporters of the Ferguson police officer is garnering some backlash. The billboard references the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” chants often voiced by Michael Brown supporters. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, a $5,000 bounty has been placed on officer Wilson’s head by a group calling itself the… Read more »

Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters And 5-Day Sale Highlights

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Walmart Black Friday deals will be stretched over a 5-day period in 2014. Black Friday doorbusters begin during the Walmart Thanksgiving sale kick-off and continue through cyber Monday, with special discounts being offered both online and in brick-and-mortar stores around the country. Thanksgiving at Walmart not exactly your cup of tea? No worries, the mega… Read more »

Ferguson Video Claims To Show Darren Wilson Threatening Mike Arman

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Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was allegedly caught on a video threatening Mike Arman. The 2013 video, which recently surfaced during the Michael Brown shooting controversy, shows Arman and Wilson apparently arguing over the officer being recorded on video by the citizen. A Ferguson Police Department representative told the Guardian that the officer in the… Read more »

Einstein The Parrot Matthew McConaughey Impersonation Wows The Internet

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Einstein the parrot mimicked the Matthew McConaughey signature “alright, alright, alright” phrase from his Golden Globes speech perfectly. Like millions of woman around the country, the Texas parrot is apparently a big fan of the Interstellar star. The 17-year-old parrot has been mimicking Matthew McConaughey and his “alright, alright, alright” phrase constantly since the January… Read more »

Kim Kardashian Is Putting Girls At Risk For Child Abuse, Moms Union Declares

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Kim Kardashian selfies are putting children at “risk of child abuse” and making girls more vulnerable to sexual predators, according to the Mothers’ Union and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children — NSPCC. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality show celebrity was recently singled out for criticism by the child… Read more »

‘Hall Of Heroes': Mighican School Replaces Mural With Paintings Of Oprah, Obama, And Other Celebreties

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Michigan parents are infuriated that the “Hall of Heroes” mural depicting historical figures at South Arbor Charter Academy has been replaced with paintings of Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, and other celebrities. South Arbor Charter Academy in Ypsilanti, Michigan, removed the likes of Albert Einstein, Betsy Ross, Gandhi, astronauts, Mother Teresa, and other accomplished historical figures… Read more »

Black Friday Sears Ad Leaked

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The Black Friday Sears ad leak is 64-pages and filled with discounts in every department. The annual sale begins at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening. Some Black Friday 2014 doorbusters and big ticket items offered by Sears include an RCA LED 1080p 40″ HDTV for $249. A 52″ television in the same variety will be… Read more »

U.S. Sailors Attacked In Turkey

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U.S. sailors were attacked and had bags placed over their heads in Istanbul, Turkey. The assault of the Navy sailors was captured on video and quickly went viral. The USS Ross sailors were reportedly accosted by members of the Turkish Youth Union. United States military officials are still reviewing the incident. “The incident does not… Read more »

Ferguson Gun Sales Skyrocket As Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision Nears

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Ferguson gun sales have skyrocketed in recent days in anticipation that Darren Wilson grand jury decision. Concerns that Michael Brown shooting protesters will once again embark upon rioting and looting if the police officer is not indicted. A gun store owner in Bridgeton said rumors that the Darren Wilson grand jury decision would be released… Read more »

‘Guns': The Word And Handgun Images Now Banned In California

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Guns, the word, is now banned in California gun store displays. Firearms dealers in the state are no longer allowed to share either images of handguns or the word which describes them best — guns. A lawsuit brought by gun store owners maintain the law violates their First Amendment rights. The guns lawsuit was brought… Read more »

‘Crazed Chemistry Student’ Accused Of Making Ricin For Biological Weapon Use

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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh “crazed chemistry student” Kyle Allen Smith, 21, has been accused of making ricin in order to “harm something living.” Smith allegedly asked his chemistry and biology teacher how to extract the oil from castor beans to make ribosomal-inhibiting proteins. Law enforcement officers are currently investigating the attempt to make the deadly concoction…. Read more »

Open Carry Ban Overturned In Missouri

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Missouri just passed an open carry law banning any city or other municipal entity in the state from ever approving a statute which would ban such an expression of Second Amendment rights. Amendment 5 ensured that all Missouri gun laws as “unalienable.” The law was inspired, at least in part, by the city of Webster… Read more »

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: Darren Wilson

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The Ferguson grand jury decision in the Darren Wilson shooting of Michael Brown has been highly anticipated for several days. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Anonymous claims government sources close to the case indicated that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted on either murder, or civil rights charges related to the Mike… Read more »

Black Friday: Kmart Doorbusters Leaked

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Black Friday Kmart doorbusters have allegedly been leaked in a new 56-page ad. The Black Friday 2014 sale begins chain-wide on Thanksgiving. Special deals will be offered from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., and then the sale picks back up on Thanksgiving night at 7 p.m. Black Friday doorbusters will run through 3 a.m., and… Read more »

Marysville Pilchuck School Shooting: Fourth Victim Andrew Fryberg Has Died

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The fourth victim in the Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting has died. Andrew Fryberg, 15, struggled for life for two weeks in the hospital, after his “brother-like” cousin shot him in the back of the head at point-blank range. Andrew Fryberg’s girlfriend, Zoe Galasso, 14, and the Marysville Pilchuck High School shooter Jaylen Fryberg, 15,… Read more »

Black Friday 2014: Walmart And Amazon Ads Leaked

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Black Friday 2014 leaked ads are popping up online nearly daily, alerting Christmas shoppers to the plethora of great deals on wish list items for kids of all ages. Walmart Black Friday and Amazon Black Friday deals reportedly include pages of toys, laptops, game consoles, video games, fine jewelry, and DVDs. Walmart, like Kmart, Toys… Read more »

Robert O’Neill: Navy Seal Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Revealed

Navy Seal Who Killed Osama Bin Laden

Robert O’Neill has been identified as the Navy Seal who shot and killed Osama bin Laden, according to the Daily Mail. The Seal Team 6 member is scheduled for a two-part exclusive with Fox News beginning on Veteran’s Day. During the Fox News interview, the Osama bin Laden shooter is expected to explain why he… Read more »

Black Friday: Target Toy Book Released

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Black Friday Target deals will include scores of toys which will likely be at the top of Christmas wish lists of many children. Like Toys ‘R’ Us and Kmart, Target has released its big toy book ahead of the highly anticipated Thanksgiving Day sale and annual Black Friday 2014 extravaganza. The Target Toy Book 2014… Read more »

Polar Vortex: Winter Is Coming Very Early This Year

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A polar vortex is going to bring extremely frigid temperatures and Arctic blasts in the United States this weekend, if weather warnings are accurate. Americans should begin bracing and preparing now for temperatures to drop 20 degrees below normal. A polar vortex is expected to dump snow and send freezing air blowing around the country… Read more »