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  • Ex-U.S. lawmaker Hastert aimed to hide sexual misconduct with male: L.A. Times

    05/29/2015 9:20:34 PM PDT · 50 of 67
    Chickensoup to 867V309

    I guess my response is So what?

    This is pubbies getting Alanskyed again. Making a big deal about something that doesn’t really matter to them to split the conservative base.

    I couldn’t care less about what Hastert did. Leftists do these sorts of things before coffee break every day.

  • {LIVE THREAD} Islamists Promise ‘Kuffar Blood’ Will Spill at Phoenix ‘Draw Muhammad’ Contest

    05/29/2015 9:11:28 PM PDT · 529 of 573
    Chickensoup to PROCON

    Kuffar

    Also spelled ‘kafir’ or ‘kaffir’, Kuffar is a highly derogatory Arabic term used to refer to non-Muslims, though it is usually directed less against “People of the Book” (Christians and Jews) and more against others (Hindus, Buddhists, Shintoists, etc).

    Separate laws govern Muslims and kuffars in an Islamic state with kuffars being viciously suppressed. For example: the blood payment to the family of a murdered Muslim man in Saudi Arabia is 1,000,000 Riyals; the payment to the family of a murdered Hindu woman is 3,333 Riyals.

    Against kuffars make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war to strike terror into the (hearts of) the Enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others beside, whom you may not know, but whom Allah does know. Whatever you shall spend in the Cause of Allah, shall be repaid to you, and you shall not be treated unjustly. (Qur’an: 8:60)

  • Government Is Forcing Doctors to Spend More Time on Data Entry and Less with Their Patients

    05/29/2015 8:53:21 AM PDT · 13 of 64
    Chickensoup to ExTxMarine

    Obama care is exempted from HIPPA

  • Baltimore Has Descended Into A State Of Lawlessness – And More Cities Will Soon Follow

    05/29/2015 7:12:09 AM PDT · 65 of 91
    Chickensoup to combat_boots

    59 by direct attack by assailant.

  • Video: Carly Fiorina on how she would fight ISIS

    05/28/2015 7:03:30 PM PDT · 16 of 104
    Chickensoup to BillyBoy

    The elites wanted another vagina in the race. This is it.

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges (indictment linked)

    05/28/2015 2:38:50 PM PDT · 7 of 39
    Chickensoup to bert

    This is leftist warning...

  • I am SICK & TIRED of MadAve attacks on White Males! [Vanity]

    05/28/2015 2:31:41 PM PDT · 36 of 66
    Chickensoup to Secret Agent Man

    Watched my son 20 dealing with love interest. She wanted everything to go her way, all the time, interspersed with drama and worthlessness. Bizarre statement about how she and her mother don’t need a man.

    He’s walking away.

    I would love to find him a nice Christian Vietnamese or Filipino girl.

  • Pushing You Into A Cashless Society

    05/28/2015 2:22:44 PM PDT · 6 of 27
    Chickensoup to grania

    Dave Ramsey recommends using cash to spend. I do that as much as possible to keep an eye on my spending. Works.

  • I am SICK & TIRED of MadAve attacks on White Males! [Vanity]

    05/28/2015 2:20:56 PM PDT · 29 of 66
    Chickensoup to Secret Agent Man

    totally agree.

    Tired of the lies.

  • Obama: Teach climate change in schools

    05/28/2015 2:02:14 PM PDT · 20 of 31
    Chickensoup to BurrOh

    Keep children out of the public school government indoctrination centers.

  • Obama: Teach climate change in schools

    05/28/2015 2:01:34 PM PDT · 19 of 31
    Chickensoup to BurrOh

    are you kidding?

    It is already there!

  • I am SICK & TIRED of MadAve attacks on White Males! [Vanity]

    05/28/2015 1:50:37 PM PDT · 5 of 66
    Chickensoup to SES1066

    I was tired when ads have all Reagan look alikes

    I was tired when ads have all Clinton look alikes

    They never had Bush look alikes

    Now we have all Obama look-alikes.

    The all knowing woman/black man scenario?

    Been going on for years and is truly tiresome.

  • Maine Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Bill

    05/28/2015 1:41:01 PM PDT · 11 of 23
    Chickensoup to fwdude

    This is terrific but what chance does it have of getting through the House?

  • Obama Execution Letter Prompts Apology From Pa. Newspaper

    05/28/2015 12:55:15 PM PDT · 32 of 37
    Chickensoup to kimtom

    What is a Ramadi?

    Recent national news reveals that ISIS has recaptured Ramadi in Iraq. I assume that we’re expected to ignore the loss of Ramadi to ISIS. Our lead-from-behind coward-in-chief has been strangely quiet on the subject. While he seldom misses the chance to run his mouth on any subject that suits his agenda, apparently he’s having trouble discussing a situation which has become a complete debacle and for which he alone is responsible.

    After all — we’re supposed to be friends with our enemies. By all means — expedite withdrawal of U.S. forces, contrary to the advice of those military commanders who cautioned against withdrawal. But their advice was ignored and many were purged because they refused to follow someone so grossly incompetent in the politics and practice of warfare.

    So now we’re learning the results of spending billions of taxpayer dollars and thousands of American lives that were expended in the initial capture of Ramadi. Our esteemed leader proclaimed that we should withdraw because the Iraqis were offended by the presence of American troops in their country. So we bailed out — leaving behind billions of dollars of equipment and ammunition, which was promptly captured by ISIS. Yes, this is the same highly skilled organizationthat our misguided leader calledthe JV team.

    Hey Barack, would you care to address the nation and expound on your grandioseplans for defeating this JV teamwhich is whipping you soundly?

    The saddest part of this situation is the realization that the American blood lost in the initial capture of Ramadi was apparently lost in vain, due solely to the gross incompetence of our commander-in-chief.

    To the families of those fallen heros whose blood lies on the sands of Iraq; don’t you think it might be time to rise up against an administration who has adequately demonstrated their gross incompetence?

    I think the appropriate, and politically correct, term is regime change. Forgive me for being blunt, but throughout historythis has previously been accompanied by execution by guillotine, firingsquad, public hanging.

    I have absolutely no reason to expect that current practice should be any different. The end result is elimination of the problem, the method is superfluous. When society dictates, the end always justifies the means, otherwise the actionwould not be taken.

    W. Richard Stover, Lewisburg

    He did not ask for Obama’s execution, he explained history.

  • The Business of Being Rush Limbaugh

    05/28/2015 12:49:57 PM PDT · 67 of 71
    Chickensoup to Poison Pill; Old Sarge

    I started listening about 1991. He had a profound and changing effect on me. I stopped listening to him within the past year. Oh, I will tune in to see if he is doing anything interesting, but I switch stations with the commercials and rarely go back. Instead I listen to a growing radio station in our area that plays music from 1900 to about 1955. My father’s and grandmother’s music. Love it.

    Limbaugh needs to punch it up. Give more info and new perspectives. Today in the car he gave an interesting perspective on a subject, then tootled off to discuss some sort of watch by apple. That part was a waste of air. I cannot abide listening to small nuggets of info between ads and what interests him.

    I know a ton of millennials who would love Limbaugh if he stopped droning, educated them and gave them useful info. He would need to outreach on social media for them and not use his picture but instead, a logo. These kids are hungry for information , perspective and ideas about solutions. Not to feel helpless after another piece of how our government is screwing us.

  • LaTourette files claim against U.S. over health treatment

    05/28/2015 12:26:08 PM PDT · 18 of 18
    Chickensoup to Qiviut

    I agree. Take responsibility and control

  • An extraordinary story of alleged sex abuse of students at elite private school over decades

    05/28/2015 6:41:12 AM PDT · 15 of 30
    Chickensoup to grey_whiskers

    Well the Horace Mann leftist education philosophy has been abusing children nationwide for decades.

  • LaTourette files claim against U.S. over health treatment

    05/28/2015 6:14:09 AM PDT · 13 of 18
    Chickensoup to Qiviut

    We have third world medicine with med students being trained on robots instead of live people.

    This cohort is the least curious, least motivated group of doctors I have ever seen.

  • I Was a Proud Non-Breeder. Then I Changed My Mind.

    05/27/2015 9:11:01 PM PDT · 11 of 15
    Chickensoup to MinorityRepublican

    Is that 1000 women of childbearing age or just 1000 women.

  • The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    05/27/2015 8:45:05 PM PDT · 30 of 33
    Chickensoup to matthew fuller

    Looks very interesting, let me know how they read?

  • Update on JRandomFreeper

    05/27/2015 4:57:07 PM PDT · 5 of 129
    Chickensoup to SisterK

    may want to use an ambulance to transport.

    Prayers up.

  • The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    05/27/2015 1:18:49 PM PDT · 25 of 33
    Chickensoup to MortMan

    add IRS

  • National Review Endorses Sodomite "Marriage"

    05/27/2015 6:43:19 AM PDT · 85 of 106
    Chickensoup to sergeantdave

    Chronicles?

  • Obama’s Forthcoming Executive Action Could Impact Your Property

    05/27/2015 6:13:35 AM PDT · 16 of 31
    Chickensoup to Truth29

    the UN agenda is to move people to the cities, have the rural areas for the wealthy elite who will have slaves ...er servants. Sort of like living in 19th century England.

  • U.S. Indicts Nine FIFA Officials, Five Others on Corruption Charges

    05/27/2015 6:08:22 AM PDT · 17 of 21
    Chickensoup to pas

    How about the top levels of the US Government who have been enriching themselves at the taxpayer trough?

  • The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    05/27/2015 6:06:40 AM PDT · 9 of 33
    Chickensoup to Gene Eric

    There are points of entry into the nsa system

    Google
    Facebook
    Craigslist
    telephone providers
    banks

    others?

  • The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    05/27/2015 5:17:29 AM PDT · 4 of 33
    Chickensoup to Travis McGee

    Trav,
    why is it that posts like this, ones that are central to our future get ummmm maybe 20 responses and those gossip posts like Dugars or did Biden fall off a treadmill get hundreds?

    love the picture btw

  • Remember when Jim Bob Duggar said incest should be punishable by death?

    05/27/2015 5:08:28 AM PDT · 64 of 87
    Chickensoup to Morgana

    so what

  • The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    05/27/2015 5:06:32 AM PDT · 2 of 33
    Chickensoup to Chickensoup

    long article and worth it

  • The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    05/27/2015 5:05:49 AM PDT · 1 of 33
    Chickensoup
    The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

    The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control. – William Binney, NSA whistleblower

    We now have a fourth branch of government.

    As I document in my new book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, this fourth branch came into being without any electoral mandate or constitutional referendum, and yet it possesses superpowers, above and beyond those of any other government agency save the military. It is all-knowing, all-seeing and all-powerful. It operates beyond the reach of the president, Congress and the courts, and it marches in lockstep with the corporate elite who really call the shots in Washington, DC.

    You might know this branch of government as Surveillance, but I prefer “technotyranny,” a term coined by investigative journalist James Bamford to refer to an age of technological tyranny made possible by government secrets, government lies, government spies and their corporate ties.

    Beware of what you say, what you read, what you write, where you go, and with whom you communicate, because it will all be recorded, stored and used against you eventually, at a time and place of the government’s choosing. Privacy, as we have known it, is dead.

    The police state is about to pass off the baton to the surveillance state.

    Having already transformed local police into extensions of the military, the Department of Homeland Security, the Justice Department and the FBI are preparing to turn the nation’s soldier cops into techno-warriors, complete with iris scanners, body scanners, thermal imaging Doppler radar devices, facial recognition programs, license plate readers, cell phone Stingray devices and so much more.

    This is about to be the new face of policing in America.

    The National Security Agency (NSA) has been a perfect red herring, distracting us from the government’s broader, technology-driven campaign to render us helpless in the face of its prying eyes. In fact, long before the NSA became the agency we loved to hate, the Justice Department, the FBI, and the Drug Enforcement Administration were carrying out their own secret mass surveillance on an unsuspecting populace.

    Just about every branch of the government—from the Postal Service to the Treasury Department and every agency in between—now has its own surveillance sector, authorized to spy on the American people. Then there are the fusion and counterterrorism centers that gather all of the data from the smaller government spies—the police, public health officials, transportation, etc.—and make it accessible for all those in power. And of course that doesn’t even begin to touch on the complicity of the corporate sector, which buys and sells us from cradle to grave, until we have no more data left to mine.

    The raging debate over the fate of the NSA’s blatantly unconstitutional, illegal and ongoing domestic surveillance programs is just so much noise, what Shakespeare referred to as “sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

    It means nothing: the legislation, the revelations, the task forces, and the filibusters.

    The government is not giving up, nor is it giving in. It has stopped listening to us. It has long since ceased to take orders from “we the people.”

    If you haven’t figured it out yet, none of it—the military drills, the surveillance, the militarized police, the strip searches, the random pat downs, the stop-and-frisks, even the police-worn body cameras—is about fighting terrorism. It’s about controlling the populace.

    Despite the fact that its data snooping has been shown to be ineffective at detecting, let alone stopping, any actual terror attacks, the NSA continues to operate largely in secret, carrying out warrantless mass surveillance on hundreds of millions of Americans’ phone calls, emails, text messages and the like, beyond the scrutiny of most of Congress and the taxpayers who are forced to fund its multi-billion dollar secret black ops budget.

    Legislation such as the USA Patriot Act serves only to legitimize the actions of a secret agency run by a shadow government. Even the proposed and ultimately defeated USA Freedom Act, which purported to restrict the reach of the NSA’s phone surveillance program—at least on paper—by requiring the agency to secure a warrant before surveillance could be carried out on American citizens and prohibiting the agency from storing any data collected on Americans, amounted to little more than a paper tiger: threatening in appearance, but lacking any real bite.

    The question of how to deal with the NSA—an agency that operates outside of the system of checks and balances established by the Constitution—is a divisive issue that polarizes even those who have opposed the NSA’s warrantless surveillance from the get-go, forcing all of us—cynics, idealists, politicians and realists alike—to grapple with a deeply unsatisfactory and dubious political “solution” to a problem that operates beyond the reach of voters and politicians: how do you trust a government that lies, cheats, steals, sidesteps the law, and then absolves itself of wrongdoing to actually obey the law?

    Since its official start in 1952, when President Harry S. Truman issued a secret executive order establishing the NSA as the hub of the government’s foreign intelligence activities, the agency—nicknamed “No Such Agency”—has operated covertly, unaccountable to Congress all the while using taxpayer dollars to fund its secret operations. It was only when the agency ballooned to 90,000 employees in 1969, making it the largest intelligence agency in the world with a significant footprint outside Washington, DC, that it became more difficult to deny its existence.

    In the aftermath of Watergate in 1975, the Senate held meetings under the Church Committee in order to determine exactly what sorts of illicit activities the American intelligence apparatus was engaged in under the direction of President Nixon, and how future violations of the law could be stopped. It was the first time the NSA was exposed to public scrutiny since its creation.

    The investigation revealed a sophisticated operation whose surveillance programs paid little heed to such things as the Constitution. For instance, under Project SHAMROCK, the NSA spied on telegrams to and from the U.S., as well as the correspondence of American citizens. Moreover, as the Saturday Evening Post reports, “Under Project MINARET, the NSA monitored the communications of civil rights leaders and opponents of the Vietnam War, including targets such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Mohammed Ali, Jane Fonda, and two active U.S. Senators. The NSA had launched this program in 1967 to monitor suspected terrorists and drug traffickers, but successive presidents used it to track all manner of political dissidents.”

    Senator Frank Church (D-Ida.), who served as the chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence that investigated the NSA, understood only too well the dangers inherent in allowing the government to overstep its authority in the name of national security. Church recognized that such surveillance powers “at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything: telephone conversations, telegrams, it doesn’t matter. There would be no place to hide.”

    Noting that the NSA could enable a dictator “to impose total tyranny” upon an utterly defenseless American public, Church declared that he did not “want to see this country ever go across the bridge” of constitutional protection, congressional oversight and popular demand for privacy. He avowed that “we,” implicating both Congress and its constituency in this duty, “must see to it that this agency and all agencies that possess this technology operate within the law and under proper supervision, so that we never cross over that abyss. That is the abyss from which there is no return.”

    The result was the passage of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and the creation of the FISA Court, which was supposed to oversee and correct how intelligence information is collected and collated. The law requires that the NSA get clearance from the FISA Court, a secret surveillance court, before it can carry out surveillance on American citizens. Fast forward to the present day, and the so-called solution to the problem of government entities engaging in unjustified and illegal surveillance—the FISA Court—has unwittingly become the enabler of such activities, rubberstamping almost every warrant request submitted to it.

    The 9/11 attacks served as a watershed moment in our nation’s history, ushering in an era in which immoral and/or illegal government activities such as surveillance, torture, strip searches, SWAT team raids are sanctioned as part of the quest to keep us “safe.”

    In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, George W. Bush secretly authorized the NSA to conduct warrantless surveillance on Americans’ phone calls and emails. That wireless wiretap program was reportedly ended in 2007 after the New York Times reported on it, to mass indignation.

    Nothing changed under Barack Obama. In fact, the violations worsened, with the NSA authorized to secretly collect internet and telephone data on millions of Americans, as well as on foreign governments.

    It was only after whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations in 2013 that the American people fully understood the extent to which they had been betrayed once again.

    What this brief history of the NSA makes clear is that you cannot reform the NSA.

    As long as the government is allowed to make a mockery of the law—be it the Constitution, the FISA Act or any other law intended to limit its reach and curtail its activities—and is permitted to operate behind closed doors, relaying on secret courts, secret budgets and secret interpretations of the laws of the land, there will be no reform.

    Presidents, politicians, and court rulings have come and gone over the course of the NSA’s 60-year history, but none of them have done much to put an end to the NSA’s “technotyranny.”

    The beast has outgrown its chains. It will not be restrained.

    The growing tension seen and felt throughout the country is a tension between those who wield power on behalf of the government—the president, Congress, the courts, the military, the militarized police, the technocrats, the faceless unelected bureaucrats who blindly obey and carry out government directives, no matter how immoral or unjust, and the corporations—and those among the populace who are finally waking up to the mounting injustices, seething corruption and endless tyrannies that are transforming our country into a technocrized police state.

    At every turn, we have been handicapped in our quest for transparency, accountability and a representative democracy by an establishment culture of secrecy: secret agencies, secret experiments, secret military bases, secret surveillance, secret budgets, and secret court rulings, all of which exist beyond our reach, operate outside our knowledge, and do not answer to “we the people.”

    What we have failed to truly comprehend is that the NSA is merely one small part of a shadowy permanent government comprised of unelected bureaucrats who march in lockstep with profit-driven corporations that actually runs Washington, DC, and works to keep us under surveillance and, thus, under control. For example, Google openly works with the NSA, Amazon has built a massive $600 million intelligence database for the CIA, and the telecommunications industry is making a fat profit by spying on us for the government.

    In other words, Corporate America is making a hefty profit by aiding and abetting the government in its domestic surveillance efforts. Conveniently, as the Intercept recently revealed, many of the NSA’s loudest defenders have financial ties to NSA contractors.

    Thus, if this secret regime not only exists but thrives, it is because we have allowed it through our ignorance, apathy and naïve trust in politicians who take their orders from Corporate America rather than the Constitution.

    If this shadow government persists, it is because we have yet to get outraged enough to push back against its power grabs and put an end to its high-handed tactics.

    And if this unelected bureaucracy succeeds in trampling underfoot our last vestiges of privacy and freedom, it will be because we let ourselves be fooled into believing that politics matters, that voting makes a difference, that politicians actually represent the citizenry, that the courts care about justice, and that everything that is being done is in our best interests.

    Indeed, as political scientist Michael J. Glennon warns, you can vote all you want, but the people you elect aren’t actually the ones calling the shots. “The American people are deluded … that the institutions that provide the public face actually set American national security policy,” stated Glennon. “They believe that when they vote for a president or member of Congress or succeed in bringing a case before the courts, that policy is going to change. But … policy by and large in the national security realm is made by the concealed institutions.”

    In other words, it doesn’t matter who occupies the White House: the secret government with its secret agencies, secret budgets and secret programs won’t change. It will simply continue to operate in secret until some whistleblower comes along to momentarily pull back the curtain and we dutifully—and fleetingly—play the part of the outraged public, demanding accountability and rattling our cages, all the while bringing about little real reform.

    Thus, the lesson of the NSA and its vast network of domestic spy partners is simply this: once you allow the government to start breaking the law, no matter how seemingly justifiable the reason, you relinquish the contract between you and the government which establishes that the government works for and obeys you, the citizen—the employer—the master.

    Once the government starts operating outside the law, answerable to no one but itself, there’s no way to rein it back in, short of revolution. And by revolution, I mean doing away with the entire structure, because the corruption and lawlessness have become that pervasive.

    This article provided courtesy of The Rutherford Institute - See more at:

  • Remember when Jim Bob Duggar said incest should be punishable by death?

    05/26/2015 8:26:29 PM PDT · 37 of 87
    Chickensoup to Kazan

    Of course, it is. Meanwhile, the media barely cared that Lena Dunham did the same thing to her one-year old sister and showed no remorse for having done so.

    ____________

    This is why it is media hyped bull that brings out the drama queens.

  • Remember when Jim Bob Duggar said incest should be punishable by death?

    05/26/2015 8:20:30 PM PDT · 30 of 87
    Chickensoup to Morgana

    I am not getting Lewinsky.

    Molestation is not incest. No matter how you cut it. Was it sexual molestation? Yes. No kidding.

    Is it wrong?

    Yes.

    Has this and more been a forever factor in countless lives worldwide between children and teens?

    Yes.

    And it has been dealt with.

    So my ultimate question is: So what?

    This drama is out of the Alinsky playbook.

    Hang your opposition on their own rules.

    Using Soviet tactics of turning sex abuse into a totem that brings out unthinking visceral reactions.

    Sexual abuse allegations are the tar babies of our time.

  • Remember when Jim Bob Duggar said incest should be punishable by death?

    05/26/2015 8:02:03 PM PDT · 12 of 87
    Chickensoup to Morgana

    um...molestation is not incest.

    Incest is when the penis enters the vagina and ejaculates.

    There is a possibility of offspring.

    I read that this boy was molesting three females in the family. That would be touching, looking...etc.

    I did not read that he had sexual intercourse with any of them.

  • Josh Duggar, Atheists, and Pedophiles

    05/26/2015 7:04:36 PM PDT · 11 of 33
    Chickensoup to ransomnote

    I disagree.

    Adolescent boys and girls are working with brains that are pruning and their judgment is poor. They are also sexually unhinged at times. And these people do grow up to be fine people once the brain gets into shape and the hormones calm down.

  • (Pew Report) RIP: Over 100 newspapers dumped in year, ads down 50%, circulation hits bottom

    05/26/2015 7:01:57 PM PDT · 51 of 51
    Chickensoup to Steve_Seattle

    Well you have to realize that it is Seattle and that it would be mandatory that they be leftist rags. But some of the local weeklies are turning into a force, and if they started taking local obits the dailies would be useless.

  • The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s weird new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

    05/26/2015 7:00:09 PM PDT · 90 of 140
    Chickensoup to 2ndDivisionVet

    I don’t know, they were by the Elevated track in Hartford on the left as you went uphill to Asylum and Farmington Ave

    When I was young those take out dinners were real treats, once or twice a year to eat as we watched Twentieth Century and then the Wonderful World of Disney then Ed Sullivan.

  • At Sea in an Alien Culture, Where ‘Normal’ Is Defined as ‘Deviant’

    05/26/2015 6:54:11 PM PDT · 21 of 22
    Chickensoup to DungeonMaster

    21 And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

    22 And she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

  • The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s weird new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

    05/26/2015 6:46:21 PM PDT · 78 of 140
    Chickensoup to 2ndDivisionVet

    There was a chicken place in Downtown Hartford CT that served I guess it is Broasted chicken dinners. I think that they are pressure deep fried with a heavy batter. those were gooood dinners. Mashed potatoes came with it if I remember.

    Any one know about it or whether it is still running?

  • 'Red Alert' Siren Sounds in Southern Israel

    05/26/2015 4:53:37 PM PDT · 55 of 56
    Chickensoup to freebird5850

    Because it is a slur that refused to acknowledge Isreal

  • My Mother passed away last night at 9pm

    05/26/2015 4:06:41 AM PDT · 149 of 174
    Chickensoup to RaceBannon

    So sorry to hear. Please accept my condolences.

  • Brave Judge Refuses to Throw Accused White Cop to the Mob, Sums Up Ruling in 1 EPIC Sentence

    05/26/2015 3:28:29 AM PDT · 14 of 43
    Chickensoup to Impala64ssa

    Frankly this is the fault of the black community who have not taught their children the appropriate response to police which is to stop, be polite, don’t run, don’t fight and call friends and family.

    That two-named mayor of NYC said indignantly he had to tell this to his black son. Well guess what Sherlock? We all have to tell our children this mantra. All white parents I know did, and my parents told me 50 years ago when I was living in and part of one of the wealthiest communities in the US.

    Leftists are beginning to succeed in turning the US into an divided, resentful, Palestinian like third world country. I for one am sick of it.

  • (Pew Report) RIP: Over 100 newspapers dumped in year, ads down 50%, circulation hits bottom

    05/26/2015 3:17:09 AM PDT · 48 of 51
    Chickensoup to Steve_Seattle

    look at weekly papers. ours are growing

  • (Pew Report) RIP: Over 100 newspapers dumped in year, ads down 50%, circulation hits bottom

    05/26/2015 3:15:09 AM PDT · 47 of 51
    Chickensoup to muir_redwoods

    dailies may be going away but the weeklies rule

  • Why Memorial Day Has Special Significance for African Americans

    05/25/2015 6:27:32 PM PDT · 17 of 22
    Chickensoup to ansel12

    In Special Operations, they account for only about 1.5%

    _____________

    They cannot swim. Heavier bone density. I understand they flunk the swim tests.

  • ‘Kiss your pension fund goodbye’? Economist warns government could seize 401(k)s

    05/25/2015 6:18:16 PM PDT · 36 of 82
    Chickensoup to SkyPilot

    You can pull out some cash and start using it.

  • ‘Kiss your pension fund goodbye’? Economist warns government could seize 401(k)s

    05/25/2015 6:09:31 PM PDT · 32 of 82
    Chickensoup to SkyPilot

    So start using cash. All the time.

    If this is what the elite want, fight it. Cash your paycheck and use it.

  • 'We are in Arkansas!' Josh Duggar made an incest joke about his SIBLINGS while on family's TLC show

    05/25/2015 6:02:58 PM PDT · 13 of 56
    Chickensoup to Some Fat Guy in L.A.

    because leftists own the media, and she is their protected one....and conservatives wont bother to protest and have her investigated and arrested.

  • The dark side of meditation and mindfulness:...can trigger mania, depression and psychosis...

    05/25/2015 5:45:53 PM PDT · 5 of 23
    Chickensoup to BenLurkin

    Many people who go on meditation retreats suffer from panic, depression and anxiety so having symptoms is not unusual.

  • What It's Like to Die, According to an ICU Nurse

    05/25/2015 11:34:06 AM PDT · 38 of 48
    Chickensoup to NYer

    When the family leaves the room?

    My theory? That is when the nurse increases the morphine drip.

  • Convert to Islam, or Die!

    05/25/2015 10:19:47 AM PDT · 40 of 56
    Chickensoup to gingerbread

    One doesn’t have to deport them. Make it difficult for some and most will leave without a problem