You don't have big plans this weekend do you? Well sorry to break it to you but the world is ending. Well, that is if you believe David Meade, a Christian numerologist and self-described "researcher." Dave says Sept. 23 is foretold in the Bible's Book of Revelation as the day a series of catastrophic events will begin, and as a result, "a major part of the world will not be the same." He claims the Bible prophecies a woman "clothed with the sun" and a "crown of 12 stars" giving birth to a boy who will "rule all the nations" while she fights off a seven-headed dragon. The woman, Meade says, is the constellation Virgo, which on Saturday will be positioned under nine stars and three planets. According to him, the baby boy will be the planet Jupiter, which will be moving out of Virgo on that night. Mr. Meade says he studied astronomy at a university in Kentucky - but he won't say which one. He will say that the great change in our world will be the result of the arrival of Nibiru, a planet famous in conspiracy circles but which actual astronomers - the ones who don't mind showing you their diplomas - say doesn't exist. David Morrison, a senior space scientist at NASA, says that if Nibiru were really on a collision course with Earth, we would have easily seen it by now. But that's not dissuading Meade, who points to the fact that Sept. 23 falls 33 days after last month's total solar eclipse as proof of his prophecy. Hey Dave, there's one easy way to find out if you really believe all this - just sign this little piece of paper that says all your earthly possessions and financial assets will transfer to me as of Sunday, September 24. You won't need 'em - right? (Washington Post)
Outrageous! Unacceptable! Incredibly Unprofessional!
"Outrageous, unacceptable, and incredibly unprofessional" is what the US Navy is calling the behavior of two staffers at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Both have been suspended over their treatment of newborn babies. In a photo posted on Snapchat, one of the staffers is seen giving the finger to a newborn, with the caption "How I currently feel about these mini Satans." In a video, a staffer makes a newborn dance to rap music, swinging its arms to a 50 Cent song. The video identifies the two as "naval nurses," thought the Navy says they are corpsmen. Hospital spokeswoman Jeanne Casey says the incident "cannot be tolerated" and the workers have been removed from patient care. The hospital says it is in the process of notifying the parents of the babies, who appear to have been just hours old. Navy Surgeon Gen. Vice Adm. Forrest Faison says commanding officers have been told to personally reassure women planning to give birth at Navy facilities. He says workers are now banned from using their cell phones in patient care areas. Authorities say the two staffers, who are being investigated by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, will be dealt with by the legal system. Attorney Sean Cronin, who has filed multiple malpractice suits, says he expects the staffers to face criminal charges as well as dishonorable discharges for their "malicious" treatment of the newborns." (KSAT News)
Come On Lady - You've Got to Stop Pooping While Jogging!
It seems a female jogger has been terrorizing a Colorado Springs neighborhood with random acts of pooping for nearly two months. Apparently the mystery jogger thinks nothing of stopping and pooping wherever she is, including multiple front yards. One witness, Cathy Budde said she asked the woman, "'Are you really taking a poop right here in front of my kids?' She's like, 'Yeah, sorry.'" Budde says she and her family have caught the woman in the act three times and have dubbed her the "Mad Pooper." If it makes you feel any better, witnesses say she brings her own toilet paper. Budde says she put up a sign asking the woman to please stop pooping in public. "She ran by it like 15 times yesterday, and she still pooped," says Budde, who believes the woman is doing it on purpose since there are public restrooms nearby. Now the police are getting involved, asking for help identifying the Mad Pooper, who could be charged with indecent exposure and public defecation. (CBS Denver)
How'd That Swastika Armband Work Out For You?
Police in Seattle say a man wearing a swastika armband was knocked out cold after allegedly instigating fights in the city's downtown area. Police say when they got to the scene the man was already unconscious on the ground. In a tweet, police said the man refused to discuss the incident and left the scene after taking off his armband. Video of the confrontation spread quickly on social media. In it, the swastika-wearing man can be heard saying, "They deserve the welfare," before an unidentified man in a grey sweatshirt punches him in the face, knocking the man unconscious. But police say they're not investigating because no one has reported a crime. (Seattle Times)
Very Sorry if You Have Cancer, But "Energy Healing" is a Scam
Over in England, Jerry Sargeant is the cruelest kind of con man. Calling himself "The Facilitator" he set up a website claiming to be able to cure people with cancer through "star magic" and with his hands. Sargeant claimed to be self-taught in healing after witnessing a woman's soul leave her body in a car crash. This apparently gave him the power to heal with his hands and "edit your karmic blueprint" in sessions starting at $100 for 15 minutes. He also offered a three-month "Energy Healing Journey Together" package, which claims to be able to "dissolve an illness or disease, enhance your business performance [or] take your energy and vitality to the next level" for only $2,100. Among the many claims on his website are that he:
Pulled a migraine out of his wife's head
Used crystals to help a woman walk again
Visited Alpha Centaui after being taken there in a space pod that landed next to his friend's pyramid
While at Alpha Centaui had light downloaded through the top of his crown chakra
Visited ancient mystery schools to learn to heal (in his mind)
Edited people's karmic blue prints through distance healing
He was finally arrested by the British police and when officers asked him when he sees customers, he replied: "I don't need to see them, I do it over Skype." (Metro)
Trump's Legal Bills - Gettin' Expensive for RNC
If you're donating to the RNC these days, you might want to know where your money is going. The Republican National Committee has admitted spending more than $400,000 to cover Russia-related legal bills for members of the Trump family - but it says the legal fees won't take a dime away from election spending. The RNC says it has paid more than $230,000 to two members of Trump's legal team, but the money comes from a legal proceedings account, which is separate from funds used for political work. An RNC official says the committee has also paid almost $200,000 toward Donald Trump Jr.'s legal fees, including $30,000 for an attorney who helped prepare him for Senate testimony earlier this month. Under a law created in 2014, the national committees of both parties were allowed to establish legal proceedings accounts to cover the expenses of election recounts and other legal matters. Donors are allowed to contribute a maximum of $100,200. Federal records show that the RNC's legal proceedings account has raised $3.35 million since the election, meaning it still has millions left after paying Russia-related legal fees for both Trumps, the Hill reports. In a move described as "highly unusual," Trump has also spent more than $500,000 in campaign funds on legal fees. (Politico)
Billy Bush Lost Job, Now Wife.
A year ago, the now infamous Access Hollywood Donald Trump Bus tape cost Billy Bush his job. Now it appears he's also losing his wife. Bush and wife Sydney Davis are calling it quits and his lawyer, Marshall Grossman said, "I can confirm they are now separated." A rep for Bush tells People the couple have separated "for the moment to evaluate their life together." But a source tells Page Six it's more definitive and that Bush, 45, is "10,000 percent out of there. It's splitsville. They are done." The couple have three children, ages 12 to 19. The announcement comes almost a year after the Today co-host lost his job after he was caught on tape bantering with then-candidate Donald Trump in the infamous "Grab 'em by the p----" tape. Bush said later he was "completely gutted" when he heard the 2005 outtakes made during an Access Hollywood shoot. At the time, Bush says he was an "insecure person," but the episode left Davis "furious ... she's still furious," according to a source on Page Six. (People)
What the What?
It's not unusual to go to a wedding and find six women all wearing the same dress - unless they're not the bridesmaids! Debbie Speranza was surprised when she met up with her cousin at a Sydney wedding reception and discovered they were wearing the same dress. But both women were flat out shocked when they kept bumping into other women also in the exact same dress - a $130 number from Forever Now. Despite the astronomical odds, a total of six women found themselves wearing the same dress at the Australian wedding, which was attended by about 200 people total. A Facebook post of the six posing with the bride, Julia Mammone, is going viral along with the hashtag "backupbridesmaids." (Telegraph)