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  • Clemson instructor offers to do graphic design for Antifa

    10/12/2017 9:19:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | October 12, 2017 | Mitchell Gunter
    •A Clemson University teaching assistant recently offered to help a local Antifa organization “produce zines, posters, etc. to help the cause.” •In response to a Facebook post from "Upstate Antifa" soliciting logistical support, Graduate Teacher of Record Brian Gaines volunteered his skills as a "graphic designer." •Gaines is also a member of "Indivisible Clemson," a group dedicated to actively resisting “the Trump agenda” that counts several Clemson professors among its members.....
  • Harvey Weinstein: Why is this news?

    10/10/2017 5:10:27 PM PDT · by jimjohn · 49 replies
    self | jimjohn
    Talk about the ultimate head fake! C'mon people. With all that's going on out there, THIS story is now grabbing the headlines?? The only two questions about this story is 1) Who did he piss off? and 2) what's not being covered? Let's see, a narrative on a mass-murder that NO ONE is buying, a U.S. protectorate in complete ruin, folks still without power from Corpus Christi to Orlando, sudden wildfires in multiple areas, The NFL saying 'No Mas', dumping the Iran sellout, money for the wall, and oh yeah - the North Korea thing. So, I personally don't give...
  • $998 to Say Hello to Dolly? That’s the Price for Some Front Row Seats

    10/09/2017 12:02:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 8, 2017 | Michael Paulson
    Broadway is breaking another price barrier. Producers of “Hello, Dolly!” are now charging $998 for front row seats at many performances between late November and mid-January, when Bette Midler leaves the cast, according to a review of ticket prices on the Telecharge website. With fees, each of those seats will cost $1,009. The price is a record for a non-holiday performance on Broadway. “Hamilton” is the only show that has reached that level before, charging $998 for some seats during the Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks last year. The high “Dolly” ticket, which is for weekend performances, reflects strong demand to...
  • Hugh Hefner’s Real Legacy: Disease, Despair, and Death

    10/06/2017 5:04:51 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 35 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 10/6/2017 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    A timely and stunning statistic befitting the recent death of America’s patriarch of pornography: a shocking 110 million Americans—over one-third of our population—are saddled with a sexually transmitted disease. According to The New York Times, "The incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis is increasing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An estimated 110 million Americans now are infected with a sexually transmitted disease. ..." Additionally, more than one out of every six people aged 14 to 49 has genital herpes. (Thus the rise of all of the Valtrex commercials on TV.) Among many...
  • Mayor fires back after librarian calls Dr. Seuss book cliche

    09/29/2017 8:58:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | September 29, 2017 | The Associated Press
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The mayor of Dr. Seuss' hometown fired back at a school librarian on Thursday who called the children's author's books "racist" and "cliche" in rejecting a donation of them from Melania Trump. The comments of Cambridge Public Schools librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro were "political correctness at its worst," Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a statement. "One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish, I think her comments stink and are ridiculous towards our beloved Dr. Seuss," he said. Dr. Seuss, whose real name is Theodor Geisel, was born and raised in Springfield.....
  • Should Lena Dunham Adapt Hillary Clinton's Memoir?

    09/29/2017 5:43:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 29, 2017 | Sam Reed and Chris Gardner
    "Call HBO, we'll have to see if Danny Strong is available," jokes Dunham's producing partner Jenni Konner when asked if the memoir — high on both her and Dunham's reading list — would make a good adaptation. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s Lenny Letter celebrated its two-year anniversary earlier this month, a span which has featured stories from Jennifer Lawrence, Gloria Steinem, America Ferrera and model Ashley Graham. But the duo is focused now on digesting the story of one Hillary Clinton in her new book What Happened. Dunham has to get her surroundings set first. “We will for sure...
  • Hugh Hefner Did Not Live the Good Life

    09/28/2017 11:30:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Russell Moore's Website ^ | September 28, 2017 | Russell Moore
    Overnight, we learned of the death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner. Hefner is the iconic figure who not only made pornography socially respectable (and even more lucrative), but also spent a life constructing a “playboy philosophy” of sexual freedom that would supposedly undo the “Puritan sexual repression he saw in American life.” The death of any person is a tragedy. Hugh Hefner is no exception to that. We can’t, though, with his obituaries, call his life “success” or “a dream.” Hefner did not create, but marketed ingeniously the idea that a man’s life consists in the abundance of his possessions...
  • Hiking Mount Montara (near San Francisco)

    09/28/2017 2:13:59 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 56 replies
    Me ^ | 9/28/17 | POF
    Took an 8 mile roundtrip hike up Mount Montara a couple days ago, 16 miles south of San Francisco. This is a fairly strenuous hike going from sea level up to 1,894 feet elevation in four miles. Mount Montara is straight west from SFO and you see it when you take off north from the airport. I was fortunate to hit a beautiful early fall day with clear blue skies (that'll be changing real soon now). Hiking on a weekday, I passed no more than 20 people over several hours. Mount Montara is frequently socked in with really stiff winds,...
  • See Through Suppressor in Super Slow Motion (110,000 fps)

    09/25/2017 7:29:44 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/24/17 | Smarter Every Day
    Super Slo-Mo video analysis gas restriction in a set of see-thru suppressors.Video Here
  • Hiking the Diablo Range

    09/21/2017 1:55:06 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 46 replies
    Me ^ | 9/21/17 | POF
    I was hiking in the Diablo Range near San Jose, CA yesterday and had the good fortune to be there when a storm front was moving in. This is the Joseph D. Grant County Park on the Dutch Flat trail (2,457 feet) looking into the Hall Valley. That's Mount Hamilton (4,360 feet) on the other side. The Lick Observatory is located on top of the biggest peaks and is the world's first permanently occupied mountain-top observatory. It was constructed between 1876 and 1887. The Mt. Hamilton Road was cut and everything was hauled up on mule-drawn wagons. The late summer...
  • Anna Wintour’s October Editor’s Letter: Hillary’s Memoir and the Significance Behind the Issue

    09/14/2017 7:57:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Vogue ^ | September 14, 2017 | Anna Wintour
    Like many people on the morning of November 9 last year, I was to be found watching television, transfixed by Hillary Clinton as she gave her gracious and eloquent concession speech. Secretary Clinton writes about that moment honestly in her memoir What Happened, published on September 12. It’s a candid account of the events leading up to the 2016 election, as well as the personal and emotional footpaths of her life that led her to run for the presidency. Our excerpt from this book recounts that very day—when, she says, “my job was to smile, be strong for everyone, and...
  • New Star Trek show has modeled its Klingons on TRUMP supporters and 'racial purity is a big theme'

    09/08/2017 1:46:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 174 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | September 8, 2017 | Michelle Ganney
    The show-runners of the highly anticipated new CBS Star Trek series have said their Klingons will symbolize Trump supporters in modern America. Released on September 24th, Star Trek: Discovery will continue the show's time-honored practice of mirroring the contemporary world in a futuristic setting. The story, set 10-years before William Shatner's Captain Kirk, will focus on the fractious early relations between the United Federation of Planets and the aggressive Klingon Empire. However, the new update could prove controversial, with fans of the 1960s show remembering the Klingons and Federation war as an allegory for the Cold War clash of civilizations...
  • Movies you're going to want to see in 2018 [Junk]

    09/06/2017 6:31:00 PM PDT · by Fhios · 14 replies
    zergnet ^ | 9/2017 | unk
    Hollywood thought they had a bad year? Wait until next year. My movie going has dropped from 1 or 2 times a month to 2-3 times a year, and I haven't even started boycotting for the rampant communism being pushed by Hollywood elites.
  • 23 Powerful Photos of Harvey Rescues This Week

    09/01/2017 4:25:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 31, 2017 | Kelsey Lucas
    The disaster in Texas brought out the best in us this week. These 24 moving photos prove it:
  • IN THE FACE OF EVIL

    08/28/2017 6:56:55 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/27/2017-8/28?2017 | Nextrush/Self
    Monday August 28th is the anniversary of the massive march on Washington, the "Civil Rights" march that featured the oration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...... MLK had captured the public square and public opinion, taken it away from President John F. Kennedy..... The Kennedy Administration wanted to take a "Moderate" path...... JFK and his Attorney General RFK were in their own way the John McCain and Mitch McConnell of their party..... The Beatles sang a song called 'Revolution".... One line said "If you go around carrying pictures of Chairman Mao, you ain't gonna make it with anyone anyhow." Mao's...
  • Budtrimming can be great foot in the door (Legalized marijuana industry)

    08/26/2017 12:16:43 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Spokesman-Review ^ | August 25, 2017 | Nicole Skinner, EVERCANNABIS Correspondent
    Entry-level position can give preview of industry demands According to New Frontier Data, a national research firm, by 2020 the legal cannabis market will create more than a quarter of a million jobs. Comparable statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that will be more jobs than the manufacturing industry. If you want to be part of this industry but don’t know much about growing or selling, consider starting as a budtrimmer. This entry-level position in the growing and processing side of the industry provides a foot in the door for cannabis career opportunities. Budtrimmers are asked to...
  • Trump Supporters: Are We All “White Nationalists” Now? (Vanity)

    08/21/2017 7:55:09 PM PDT · by Political Animal · 37 replies
    8/21/2017 | AQC
    The allocation of culpability for the violence that resulted in the tragic death of Heather Heyer at a protest/counter-protest rally in Charlottesville, VA by the media last week really should not have come as a surprise. In the case of Republicans, the news-cycle will consisted of the following phases: If the violence is perpetrated by a hate group(s) whose members are racists, anti-Semites, and white supremacists, first, implicitly tie the Republican Party and its leaders (or if it is President Trump, explicitly) to the offending hate group; secondly, insist he or she publicly renounce the group; third, if the Republican...
  • 5 Brand Strategies Your Small Business Can Learn from Luxury Brands

    08/21/2017 4:07:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | August 21, 2017 | Hanna Fitz
    For years luxury brands have mesmerized us with highly desirable products and services. They inspire us to dream bigger and leave us desiring more. You can learn so much about attracting ideal clients from these dream building brands. I had a client (let’s call the brand was called “Arnanda”) this client had on their list On the outside, it seemed that this client was a success but this client was struggling financially to reach more high-end clients and make a profit. On the other hand, another one of my clients from Italy, who had worked as a consultant for Salvatore...
  • Joss Whedon Is a ‘Hypocrite Preaching Feminist Ideals,’ Ex-Wife Kai Cole Says (Guest Blog)

    08/20/2017 3:24:44 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 34 replies
    The Wrap ^ | August 20, 2017 | Kai Cole
    “He used his relationship with me as a shield … so no one would question his relationships with other women or scrutinize his writing as anything other than feminist,” she writes
  • Michael Moore, Mark Ruffalo Lead Trump Tower Protest After Broadway Play (Updating Live)

    08/15/2017 6:34:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | August 15, 2017 | Ashley Lee and Lauren Huff
    "If you're losing hope, you're not doing enough," said Ruffalo. Tuesday night’s audience of Michael Moore’s Broadway play The Terms of My Surrender were invited to partake in a post-performance protest outside Trump Tower in New York City — co-hosted by Mark Ruffalo. "It's a little field trip!" Ruffalo told ticketholders, including Harvey Weinstein and Marisa Tomei, while chatting candidly with Moore onstage at the Belasco Theatre (previous surprise guests of the one-man show include Bryan Cranston, Keith Olbermann, Maxine Waters and Gloria Steinem). He informed the attendees of the one-man show — which Moore describes as a “12-step meeting...