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  • FLOTUS Friday Fluency

    10/19/2018 5:48:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 10-19-18 | MOTUS
    The week in FLOTUS: Melania and PDJT visited areas ravaged by Hurricane Michael, No word yet on whether MSM approved of her jacket and footwear on this trip. But they did bash the President for leaving her standing in the rain when he came over to answer the questions he was shouting at him.Fortunately Melania, unlike snowflakes, doesn’t melt in a little rain. And of course they would have criticized the President more had he not come over to answer the questions they were shouting at him.Next FLOTUS was off to Pittsburg to speak at a conference of the Neonatal...
  • Indian Tomahawks

    10/19/2018 5:01:39 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/19/2018 | F Jardim
    Flintlocks weren't the only weapon at the disposal of early American settlers – Indian tomahawks had a place and were even part of Revolutionary War soldiers' fighting kit. Tomahawks were general-purpose tools used by Native Americans and European colonials alike, and often employed as a hand-to-hand or a thrown weapon. I have always loved tomahawks. I got my first one 30 years ago. Dixie Gun Works had a sale on hand-forged heads for the ridiculously low price of $6, as I recall. I bought one and fitted a sturdy hardwood handle to it. It is no work of art, but...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report 10/19/2018

    10/19/2018 4:58:19 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/19/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The Turkish police conducting the murder investigation involving Saudi write Jamal Khashoggi have searched a forested area. They believe the pieces of his body were taken there or perhaps to farmland after his murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul October 2nd. President Trump has said it appears that Khashoggi was murdered but the US would like to have any audio or video evidence the Turks have...... What is Turkey's end game for the Khashoggi matter? A commentary in the pro-government "Yeni Safak" newspaper says the matter provides an opportunity for Saudi Arabia to align itself with the Turkish regime......
  • I Am Shocked – Shocked! – To Learn of Democrat Voter Fraud Happening in Texas!

    10/19/2018 4:51:36 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 12 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Texas Democrats everywhere are wondering why this is a problem as they write down names off of tombstones to get them registered, too. – The Texas Democrat Party has allegedly been sending out voter registration cards to illegal immigrants with the citizenship box already checked “yes”, according to multiple complaints filed with the Texas Secretary of State’s office. Even better, according to the report in this Washington Times, “The applications were pre-addressed to elections officials, which is likely what left many voters to believe they were receiving an official communication from the...
  • Trump Fan Kanye West Wears 'MAGA' Hat to Mexican Restaurant

    10/19/2018 2:02:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Newsweek ^ | October 19, 2018 | Shane Croucher
    Donald Trump superfan Kanye West put on his red “Make America Great Again” cap and headed into the Chicago suburbs for lunch at a Mexican restaurant on Thursday. The rapper, music producer, and fashion designer ate at Pepe’s Cantina in Naperville, Illinois, for a meal of chicken tacos and to shoot some pool, the restaurant’s owner told CBS Chicago. A Mexican restaurant may seem an odd place for a Trump fan to wear their hat considering the president’s rhetoric about Mexicans and his desire to construct a huge wall at the southern border to keep most of them out. Trump...
  • Disney World Raises Its Prices ... Because It Can

    10/18/2018 11:46:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | October 17, 2018 | Rick Munarriz, The Motley Fool
    It's going to cost a bit more to park or be a passholder at Disney's (NYSE: DIS) sprawling theme park resort in Florida. Disney World is boosting the parking lot prices at its four theme parks by at least 11%, with the biggest percentage move coming for standard parking -- up 14% to $25 for cars and motorcycles. Parking has always been included for passholders, but those annual ransoms also went up on Tuesday. Annual passes for the four different tiers are now 3% to 9% higher than they were earlier in the week, with the largest percentage increase for...
  • Now hiring: Door County manufacturers seek hundreds of workers (Wisconsin)

    10/18/2018 10:55:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Green Bay Press-Gazette | October 15, 2017 | Nathan Phelps
    Link only due to copyright issues: https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/money/2018/10/15/door-county-manufacturers-hiring-hundreds-workers-shipbuilding/1599068002/
  • Fiberglass manufacturer Jushi USA looking to quickly hire 400 workers in the Midlands (S Carolina)

    10/18/2018 10:47:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    WIS-TV ^ | October 18, 2018 | Staff
    RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A fiberglass product manufacturer that recently opened an 80,000-ton production line in Richland County is looking to hire 400 employees for work immediately. Jushi USA is looking for 400 manufacturing production workers for their facility, located in Pineview Industrial Park in Columbia. The China Jushi Corporation is a leading supplier of fiberglass reinforcements and fabrics to the worldwide reinforced plastics industry. Jushi’s first manufacturing site in North America – is the largest economic development announcement in Richland County since Union Camp hatched plans for a $600 million paper mill in Eastover in 1981. The new...
  • This week's top insurance jobs

    10/18/2018 10:27:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Insurance Business ^ | October 15, 2017 | Lyle Adriano
    Each week, Insurance Business America shares top job opportunities from across America. For this week: Insurance Sales Intern, Country Financial Country Financial is looking for interns interested in “ongoing professional growth and learning.” The internship has the potential to last a full year, with a possible job offer at the end. Interns with the company will learn alongside Country Financial’s representatives on what it means to be an insurance agent. The insurer is looking for interns for its nine locations throughout America; follow the links to apply for the position in Hillsboro, OR, Carol Stream, IL, Columbia, MO, Corvallis, OR,...
  • The other side of Korea: Art, food and history

    10/18/2018 9:58:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Jakarta Post ^ | October 19, 2018 | Ary Hermawan
    A group of Indonesian journalists, including The Jakarta Post, was invited by the Korea Tourism Organization to join a familiarization trip to South Korea. A number of Asian journalists and bloggers from Malaysia, Singapore, China and Japan also took part in the three-day trip. It was raining on the day we arrived in Seoul, South Korea — a typhoon was approaching and a festival meant to welcome autumn was canceled. In many other cities, such a situation would turn a perfectly planned holiday into an expensive misfortune. But not in Seoul, a city so vibrant that not even bad weather...
  • The real problem with Elizabeth Warren's DNA test: Geneticists

    10/18/2018 9:11:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 18, 2018 | Chris Francescani
    Does Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren really have Native American blood running through her veins? It's scientifically impossible to know for sure, according to a collection of leading geneticists, industry experts, research scientists with expertise in indigenous genetics and Native American leaders who spoke with ABC News. The process of tracing one's ancestry is still evolving, geneticists told ABC News, and efforts to establish genetic affiliation with an indigenous group like Native Americans are at best thorny and uncertain, and, in the extreme, offensive. Some experts were critical of Warren's press conference this week and her latest declarations. Numerous experts also...
  • This Is Why McDonald’s Coke Tastes Better Than All the Others

    10/18/2018 8:30:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    MSN Lifestyle ^ | October 17, 2018 | Kimberly Holland
    If you’ve ever gone out of your way to get to a McDonald’s just to satisfy a craving for their tongue-tingling Coca-Cola, you know how special the fast food giant’s soda is. The Coca-Cola from McDonald’s manages to taste crisper, sharper, even fresher than the same drink from other fast-food restaurants. It’s almost as if they make the Coke taste better so you’ll come in for a “medium Coke, please” and decide, “sure, I’ll take a medium fry.” (Who among us hasn’t?) Truth is, the Coke from McDonald’s isn’t magic. They just use really smart storage tactics and clever drink-mixing...
  • On Hispanic TV, Justice Sotomayor Surreptitiously Hits Campaign Trail

    10/18/2018 5:51:32 PM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 18, 2018 | Kathleen Krumhansl and Ken Oliver
    SONIA SOTOMAYOR, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE, UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT: Ah, a very complicated question. After becoming a lawyer and judge of two courts, before going to the Supreme Court, the greatest difficulty is the expectation of others that, because I was Latina, I didn’t have the intelligence to be able to do this job. I don't know if you know that during this process of confirmation to the Supreme Court there were many who said, ´she does not have the intelligence to do this job well.’ There are many who have changed their minds about that, with the passage of time.
  • Don't you think that it's weird that the prince kisses Snow White without her permission?

    10/18/2018 5:23:59 PM PDT · by FrankLea · 100 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 10/18/2018 | Frank
    Actress Kristen Bell raises controversial questions about Snow White, consent, and it's all tied into the #MeToo movement. She may have forgotten that it's just a movie. When it's 2018 and nothing surprises you anymore, then it's no wonder a 38-year-old Kristen Bell is asking kids if they think it's weird that Snow White gets kissed in her sleep. Nevermind the fact that it's a fictional children's movie that kids love, but that doesn't matter. Bell just wants to be a nuisance and make people roll their eyes. Her bizarre point was made on the Parents.com website. To answer her...
  • MORE Bodies Found in Detroit Cantrell Funeral Home, families Suing!!! In&Out UPDATE

    10/18/2018 4:03:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    TheSoto YaDig ^ | October 18, 2018 | DJ Just Jay
    MORE Bodies Found in Detroit Cantrell Funeral Home, families Suing!!! In&Out UPDATE livestream
  • Mexican Riot Cops Deployed For Caravan Showdown After Trump Snaps Fingers

    10/18/2018 3:35:46 PM PDT · by blam · 45 replies
    Mexico deployed hundreds of riot police on Thursday to intercept a caravan of more than 4,000 Central American migrants, following demands by President Trump that Mexio, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador intervene before he has to deploy US troops. “I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught – and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!” Trump Tweeted Thursday morning. https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js On Tuesday, Trump threatened to cut off aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador if they “allow their citizens, or others, to journey through...
  • BREAKING — Jackie Gleason To Be Removed From The Honeymooners! (Satire)

    10/18/2018 2:52:36 PM PDT · by rexthecat · 32 replies
    Very Ersatz News ^ | October 18, 2018 | Editorial Board
    VEN (HOLLYWOOD) — Chanting Fat Man Bad and Justice For Alice, scores of angry Social Justice Warriors — many dressed as vaginas, diaphragms, and ligatured fallopian tubes — marched through West Hollywood Wednesday calling for an end to male cis-gendered institutionalized comedic violence against women.
  • Vanity, Sweet Adelines webcast, next three days

    10/18/2018 2:16:43 PM PDT · by Bethaneidh · 11 replies
    Barbershop music webcast. Free but please donate if you wish. (I get no ads because I have Adblock) Bookmark because it continues through Saturday. Friday is chorus finals and Saturday is quartet finals. Enjoy.
  • Shalala walks into anti-Castro buzz saw: How a campaign event with Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Lee [tr]

    10/18/2018 1:08:12 PM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Poltico ^ | October 18, 2018 | Marc Caputo
    There’s a simple rule in running for Congress in Miami: Don’t campaign with someone who praised Fidel Castro and fought sanctions against Venezuela’s dictatorial regime. But Donna Shalala didn’t figure it out until it was too late. In a district filled with Castro-hating Cuban-Americans and Venezuelan exiles, Shalala’s campaign committed an egregious gaffe — and set off a round of Democratic finger-pointing — by posting an announcement that she would hold a campaign event Wednesday with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Californian, Rep. Barbara Lee.
  • Are Hondurans Being Paid To Storm The U.S. Border At Election Time – Is George Soros Involved?..

    10/18/2018 12:40:23 PM PDT · by davikkm · 14 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    All the Fact Check websites continually smack down any references to George Soros encouraging the destruction of the sovereignty of the United States. Just get used to any information making its way to the headlines concerning George Soros – that is if it is negative – to be considered false by the Fact Check websites. The only alternative to these websites is to dig up your own facts and back them up with proven publications and documents. Right at this moment the United States is facing another border crisis. President Donald Trump is waiting to deal with a caravan of...