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  • Mural in Downtown S.F. Depicts Swedish Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

    11/08/2019 11:22:19 AM PST · by PROCON · 55 replies ^ | Nov. 7, 2019 | Joe Vazquez
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The newest addition to the San Francisco skyline is a work of art — a mural depicting Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, designed to draw attention to climate change. Andres “Cobre” Petreselli, an internationally renowned artist, is painting the activist teen with big blue eyes and a Mona Lisa smile. The mural is still a work in progress, as Cobre is spending his days hoisted high up on a platform about 10 stories above Mason street, on the side of the Native Sons building near Union Square. Thunberg is the 16-year old from Sweden who has inspired...
  • ‘Remember the sabbath’: How one family lives the Fourth Commandment

    11/08/2019 11:19:48 AM PST · by Jagermonster · 53 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | November 8, 2019 | Mary Beth McCauley Correspondent
    Why We Wrote ThisAs Laura Nash and her husband raised their sons, they put a high value on family Sabbath traditions. Part 5 in a series looking at the Ten Commandments through modern lives. The worshippers at Beth Judah Temple could be family. They arrive at dusk on a brisk autumn Friday with leisurely hugs, hellos, and a little something for the dinner table. It’s Shabbat – the Jewish Sabbath – at Laura Nash’s small jewel of a synagogue, nestled in a tired part of this beach town, where worshippers have gathered for more than a century. Dr. Nash and...
  • Ex-Trump Russia expert told lawmakers she's gotten death threats

    11/08/2019 11:15:27 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11 08 2019 | Brett Samuels
    A former top Russia analyst for the White House told House lawmakers that she received death threats ahead of her testimony as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Fiona Hill, who served on Trump’s National Security Council before leaving the post voluntarily over the summer, testified in a closed-door hearing that she and other officials were the target of threats and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, according to a transcript of her Oct. 14 testimony that was released Friday. "My entire first year of my tenure at the National Security Council was filled with hateful calls, conspiracy theories, which...
  • Open Letter to the Linux Foundation (Programmer banned from conference for MAGA hat)

    11/08/2019 11:14:39 AM PST · by karpov · 36 replies
    The Clean Code Blog ^ | November 8, 2019 | Robert C. Martin
    To: The Linux Foundation Jim Zemlin: Executive Director Angela Brown: VP of Events Andy Updegrove: Legal Council From: Robert Martin (@unclebobmartin) ( Re: Code of Conduct case of Charles Max Wood. Dear Linux Foundation: I am writing to you as a concerned member of the software development community which I have enjoyed serving for the last 50 years. I am writing in public because the events I wish to describe took place in public. I fear that something has gone terribly wrong within your organization; and that it will have deep repercussions within this industry that I cherish. The timeline...
  • Facebook Removes News Reporting, Mention of Alleged ‘Whistleblower’s’ Identity

    11/08/2019 11:13:10 AM PST · by seanmerc · 29 replies ^ | 8 Nov 19 | Allum Bokhari
    Facebook is removing any mention of the potential whistleblower’s name and is cracking down against Facebook publishers that mention any allegation of the potential whistleblower’s name, claiming they are violating Facebook’s Community Standards and Policies. For example, on Wednesday evening, Facebook removed Breitbart posts reporting on the fact other respected news outlets have reported the identity of the alleged whistleblower is Eric Ciaramella. Any Facebook user who attempts to click on that article on Facebook is now given a message that says, “this content isn’t available at the moment.”
  • House Republicans add Jordan to Intel panel for impeachment probe

    11/08/2019 11:11:24 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11 08 2019 | Juliegrace Brufke
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced Friday that Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will be placed on the House Intelligence Committee for the duration of the impeachment inquiry. Jordan, who currently serves as the top Republican on the Oversight and Reform Committee and is one of President Trump's most vocal defenders in the lower chamber, has played a leading role in the impeachment hearings held behind closed doors. He will temporarily take Rep. Rick Crawford's (R-Ark.) place on the Intelligence panel as House Democrats ramp up their investigation into Trump's dealings with Ukraine and begin holding public hearings next week...
  • Anonymous author raises questions over Donald Trump's mental fitness

    11/08/2019 11:03:12 AM PST · by seanmerc · 71 replies ^ | 8 Nov 19 | Emily Goodin
    The anonymous author of a tell-all tome on the Donald Trump administration raises questions about the president's mental fitness to hold office. The author, who is described a 'senior official in the Trump administration,' claims Trump stumbles, slurs and is easily confused. 'I am not qualified to diagnose the president's mental acuity,' Anonymous writes, according to a copy of the book obtained by The Washington Post. 'All I can tell you is that normal people who spend any time with Donald Trump are uncomfortable by what they witness. He stumbles, slurs, gets confused, is easily irritated, and has trouble synthesizing...
  • House Democrats Drop Transcript of Testimony by Alexander Vindman

    11/08/2019 10:54:23 AM PST · by MassMinuteman · 32 replies
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Democrats on Friday dropped the transcript of Alexandar Vindman's deposition during the impeachment inquiry into President Trump's dealings with Ukraine. Transcripts of the deposition of Fiona Hill, who was a Russia analyst on the National Security Council, was also released.
  • Trump encounters GOP resistance to investigating Hunter Biden

    11/08/2019 10:49:04 AM PST · by rintintin · 176 replies ^ | Nov 8 2019 | Jordain Carney
    A push by President Trump and conservatives to dig into Hunter Biden’s work in Ukraine is running into stumbling blocks from an unusual corner: congressional Republicans. Some Republicans believe Trump’s impeachment trial or a separate Senate committee inquiry could lay the groundwork for investigating former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, who have both emerged as a fixation for Trump and his top allies as they look for a foothold in the impeachment battle. Trump escalated the effort on Thursday when he tweeted that the Bidens “must testify” — raising the specter that the president’s lawyers or GOP senators...
  • Gov.Ralph Northam confirms...already 'working on' gun confiscation now that Democrats are in control

    11/08/2019 10:48:13 AM PST · by Red Badger · 85 replies ^ | November 07, 2019 | Breck Dumas
    Elections do, indeed, have consequences. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) of blackface fame boasted this week that his party is ready to implement an array of gun control measures in the commonwealth now that Democrats control all three branches of government, and his administration is already "working on" a plan for confiscating so-called "assault weapons" from law-abiding gun owners. What are the details? The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Northam wants to bring back eight "common-sense" gun control measures that Republicans shot down during a special session in July, prioritizing "universal background checks, banning the sale of assault weapons and...
  • Michelle Malkin Tears Into ‘Slow Learner’ Charlie Kirk … (re immigration)

    11/08/2019 10:42:25 AM PST · by rintintin · 39 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Oct 31 2019 | Charlie Nash
    Michelle Malkin, a former Fox News contributor and the founder of Twitchy and Hot Air, tore into Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, Wednesday, in a scathing article for American Greatness, after Kirk claimed America “should staple a green card behind your diploma” during a university speech last week. “I was flabbergasted to hear Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk telling students at a university campus lecture last week that ‘We should staple a green card behind your diploma,'” Malkin declared. “He repeated this nonsense at Ohio State University during a ‘Culture War’ tour stop this week, asserting that any...
  • Muslims Demand KFC Alter The Colonel’s Secret Recipe — Seriously!

    11/08/2019 10:41:17 AM PST · by Red Badger · 125 replies ^ | By Dean Garrison - November 7, 2019
    Colonel Sanders is rolling over in his grave. But, so far, KFC is holding the line on the latest absurd Muslim demand that all of society bow to their religious beliefs. This story is from Frontline News: Latest: Kansas City Suburbs: White Kid Robbed by 3 Black Kids at Gun Point, Perps Share it on Social Media Kentucky Fried Chicken is a highly successful chain restaurant. They have been around for decades. And they won’t be leaving. But the legal dispute they are caught up in is threatening that. More importantly, it is over some of the most absurd nonsense...
  • Ex-Energy Minister Proposes Controversial Carbon Pawprint Tax

    11/08/2019 10:27:26 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 14 replies ^ | 11-08-2019 | Irina
    A former Australian energy and resources minister has proposed a carbon tax for pets—an idea that is as rational as it will no doubt be controversial. “They might be furry and they might be cute, but they do have a carbon footprint and an environmental cost,” former minister Theo Theophanus told Australian 3AW693. “Everybody wants us to address the climate issue, but they don’t want to address it personally and in their own use of resources on the planet,” he added, saying a carbon tax on pets could raise between US$68 and US$103 million (A$100-150 million). While Theophanus’s proposal would...
  • Vindman, Zaid, Schiff: Foul Birds of an Ugly Feather

    11/08/2019 10:25:56 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 8 replies ^ | 11/8/19 | Rabbi Aryeh Spero
    Vindman, Zaid, Schiff: Foul birds of an ugly feather By Rabbi Aryeh Spero
  • Debra Messing Blasts ‘The View’ for Hosting Don Jr

    11/08/2019 10:22:11 AM PST · by Magnatron · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 November 2019 | Ben Kew
    Actress and left-wing activist Debra Messing slammed the ABC political talk show The View over their decision to host Donald Trump Jr., describing the decision as “irresponsible” and “very, very disappointing.” Trump Jr. appeared on the show alongside Kimberly Guilfoyle on Thursday, where he was supposed to discuss his new book Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us. However, the president’s eldest son ended up answering an array of hostile questions relating to his father’s presidency and his supposed outing of the whistleblower who is believed to have started the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment inquiry....
  • Obama’s Ukraine ambassador lied under oath in impeachment inquiry, according to new email evidence

    11/08/2019 10:21:39 AM PST · by ransomnote · 29 replies ^ | November 8, 2019 | MilneNews
    According to new email evidence, it appears as though Obama’s Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, perjured herself under oath during her closed-door testimony in House Democrats’ secret impeachment inquiry. Marie Yovanovitch – appointed U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine by former President Barack Obama – allegedly made false statements under oath during her October 11 closed-door testimony in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. Fox News’ Tucker Carlson exclusively broke the story saying: “Before the contents of the whistleblower complaint were known publicly, a Democratic congressional staffer contacted the former American ambassador to Ukraine to discuss what the staffer described as ‘quite delicate and...
  • Pro-Abortion Grey’s Anatomy: Don’t ‘Force Poor Mom’ to Give Birth ‘Against Her Will’

    11/08/2019 10:20:54 AM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | Nov 8, 2019 | Karen Townsend
    In the November 7 episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, titled “Papa Don’t’ Preach,” 25-year-old Cassidy Gardner (Hayley Chase) is brought to the emergency department of Pacific Northwest General Hospital after a fall on her basement stairs. Tests show that she is bleeding in her spleen and also that she is 8 – 10 weeks pregnant. Cassidy is disappointed to learn that the baby survived her fall. It turns out that the single mom to a young boy is working two jobs and without medical insurance. She admits she decided to take herbs to induce an abortion since she couldn't get...
  • Climate Change Could Make Russia Great Again

    11/08/2019 10:15:55 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 22 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 8 Nov 2019 | Jonathan Jacobson
    ...However, the widespread use of the northeastern route in the Arctic Ocean for shipping will reduce the distance between Europe and the Far East by one-third. Moreover, the northwestern route in the Arctic Ocean will shorten the distance between Asia and North America by almost 20 percent, creating an alternative to the Panama Canal. The primary beneficiaries of these developments will be the countries with ports on the North Sea and the Baltic Sea – in particular, Russia. All this is part of a larger Russian scheme designed to challenge the global trade map as it is being drawn via...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/08/2019 10:13:35 AM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 11/8/2019 | myself
    TGIFF! Its Fiddle Friday and we have Brown Mountain Waltz by Charlie Moore & the Dixie Partners (1975). THE WESTERNER
  • In Planned Parenthood Body Parts Trial, Abortion Doc Says Pricing Baby Parts for a Lamborghini...

    11/08/2019 10:13:16 AM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    CBN NEWS ^ | October 18, 2019 | Deborah Bunting
    FULL TITLE: In Planned Parenthood Body Parts Trial, Abortion Doc Says Pricing Baby Parts for a Lamborghini Was 'Lighthearted' Remember the undercover video where an abortionist discusses the sale of aborted baby body parts and jokes about wanting a Lamborghini? For two weeks the civil trial of the investigators who secretly recorded that discussion, David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress, has been going on in California. This week, the Planned Parenthood abortion doctor who was recorded making that Lamborghini comment testified in court that she did indeed make the statement, but said the video was...