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  • Crusader-era hand grenade surprises archaeologists

    08/24/2016 3:45:11 PM PDT · 17 of 49
    shhrubbery! to katana

    O forsooth, I am come late to this thread, thou hast beaten me to it.

  • Poll Fraud

    08/21/2016 3:26:11 PM PDT · 27 of 36
    shhrubbery! to oblomov; Boomer
    Chances are it was a push poll rather than a legitimate survey.

    That was my thought too. The first time I was ever called by a polling company, it was a push-poll. Sometimes Democrats are looking for Republicans who can be "pushed" into voting for their candidate, and are cataloguing the issues/strategies that seem to be successful in this effort.

    In my case they were looking for Republican women ... only. A certain 'Rat candidate thought he might be able to trade on his "pro-choice" position with "moderate" Republican women, and siphon off that segment of the vote.

    Well, I am a woman, but I am no moderate. The pollster was taken aback at my response to her question about abortion. She then proceeded to tell me how surprised she was that an "intelligent" woman like me could think that way.

  • Is the end of white Christian America a good thing?

    08/17/2016 6:23:17 PM PDT · 16 of 23
    shhrubbery! to Organic Panic
    It’s worked great in Zimbabwe and South Africa. It’ll work just as well here.

    My thoughts exactly.

    I'm starting think that Russia may turn out to be the last bastion of Christianity. Or at least, the last culture that resembles a Christian culture in some ways.

    Yes, abortion is tolerated in Russia, as an entrenched remnant of its communist past.

    However Russians don't tolerate "gay" propaganda. Homosexuals aren't executed there, as they are in Islamic countries, but they're not allowed to flaunt their perverse practices publicly, e.g. in "gay pride" parades.

  • GOP Lawmakers Lay Out Perjury Case Against Hillary Clinton (letter to US Attorney in DC)

    08/15/2016 4:15:15 PM PDT · 33 of 39
    shhrubbery! to Bryan24
    Will not be able to prosecute. The FBI will have no direct evidence of any Hillary Clinton statements to the FBI. They did not record it nor video tape it.

    Anyone know if the FBI's interview of Martha Stewart (the one that landed her in prison) was recorded or video taped? Or just "notes taken"?

  • How does burning a gas station advance your cause?

    08/15/2016 2:21:08 PM PDT · 28 of 42
    shhrubbery! to IDontLikeToPayTaxes
    "One of the protesters told a reporter they wanted more economic opportunities."

    Todd, Todd, Todd. You and I both know what the rioters "protesters" mean by "economic opportunities."

    And it's not jobs. (F--- jobs, man.) What they mean by "economic opportunities" is two things:
    (1) They want everything handed to them.
    (2) AND they want it all ripped away from productive citizens who earned what they have.

  • Again! Another False Media Narrative Fed Violence and Riots in Milwaukee

    08/15/2016 2:05:48 PM PDT · 11 of 24
    shhrubbery! to Kaslin
    The NYT has a template for its articles narratives about "police involved shootings" ...

    ... and in this template, the pre-written word is UNARMED.

    We should pity the poor reporters! They simply forgot to remove two little letters, "UN." It's the equivalent of a typo, no big deal. And hey, at this point, what difference does it make? Etc, etc [/s].

  • 'Disgusted' by Donald Trump's comments about Gold Star Mom (flowers on Muslim graves)

    08/07/2016 12:27:37 PM PDT · 65 of 88
    shhrubbery! to real saxophonist
    ...place flowers, or other tokens of appreciation, on the graves of Muslim soldiers ... if they can’t find any Muslim graves, they’ll place the flowers on graves of people who were different from them."

    It might indeed be hard for Mr. Sexton to find Muslim soldiers' graves in Fort Logan cemetery.

    Another article stated that the number of U.S. soldiers who were Muslim, and who were killed between app 2001 and 2016, was something like 14.

    So roughly one U.S. Muslim soldier killed in action per year.

    This is not to diminish each individual soldiers' sacrifices. But an honest report would admit that as a group, Muslim U.S. soldiers who have been killed in the service of the U.S.A. are extremely small in number.

  • Doggone rough train ride

    08/06/2016 3:57:58 PM PDT · 9 of 10
    shhrubbery! to rickmichaels
    Adorable dog.

    Years ago I learned that there is a "gatekeeper" personality. These people tend to get themselves jobs where they can throw their weight around.

    Examples of these petty tyrants abound in doctors' offices, low-level government positions, public school administration offices.

    Some of the worst ones I've encountered are female flight attendants; though I've seen male flight attendants behave like fascists too.

    I hate to say it, but most of these horrid people are women. (Am I allowed to say that? [/s] - I'm a woman myself.)

  • Homes in wealthier neighborhoods found to harbor more arthropod species

    08/03/2016 5:41:13 PM PDT · 31 of 73
    shhrubbery! to ameribbean expat
    We don't kill spiders or even sweep away their webs, in most places. They really help keep the insect populations down.

    We don't use pesticides either. They're all bad for human health, even pyrethrin. Not to be used unless you have a truly serious problem with a truly serious pest.

    I suspect one reason you find fewer spiders in poorer neighborhoods is that residents there tend to overuse products like Raid.

  • 'Don't hide' Police issue shock advice for what to do during ISIS attack on UK

    08/01/2016 11:00:37 AM PDT · 32 of 41
    shhrubbery! to Donglalinger
    Thanks for the gallows humor. Monty Python were right about medieval history ... and prophetic about the horrible future ... lyrics from "Brave Sir Robin" in "MP and the Holy Grail":

    Bravely bold Sir Robin / Rode forth from Camelot
    He was not afraid to die / Oh, brave Sir Robin
    He was not at all afraid / To be killed in nasty ways
    Brave, brave, brave, brave Sir Robin

    He was not in the least bit scared / To be mashed into a pulp
    Or to have his eyes gouged out / And his elbows broken
    To have his kneecaps split / And his body burned away
    And his limbs all hacked and mangled
    Brave Sir Robin

    His head smashed in / And his heart cut out / And his liver removed / And his bowels unplugged / And his nostrils raped / And his bottom burnt off ...

    Accurate, no? I'll spare us the rest -- though as we know, many real Christians today are not being spared.

  • Slain soldier's Father: World Seeing "Blackness" Of Trump Soul

    07/31/2016 2:39:09 PM PDT · 108 of 158
    shhrubbery! to rockinqsranch
    I have to admit I don’t know how D.J. Trump is gaining in the polls when this a-hole is posted over, and over again smearing his name with his BS. Wondering when we can say enough is enough of this Muslim saboteur.

    If Trump's poll numbers remain steady after this onslaught, it's probably because many people, who want to be compassionate and fair, are turned off by the continued Khan attacks.

    Whatever initial sympathy Khan may have had, he has now gone way over the top. These "darkness" / "blackness" attacks are not only ugly and undeserved, but reek of political focus-group testing. I think the Dems/MSM are overplaying their hands.

  • YOU'RE ALMOST DEFINITELY WASTING MONEY ON VITAMINS

    07/28/2016 9:16:19 PM PDT · 25 of 70
    shhrubbery! to nickcarraway
    Agree that so-called "multiple" vitamins are a bad idea. The "One-a-Day," one-size-fits-all vitamin product was dreamed up by the Mad Men of the '50s or '60s.

    This was never a scientific concept ... it was a marketing concept.

    People have widely differing dietary needs. What works for me is an occasional extra dose of vitamin C. I think it's probably true that many people benefit from a iittle extra vitamin D. And after seeing the benefit to my dogs from consuming a glucosmine supplement, I think I might try some of that stuff too!

  • DNC Convention Thread; Day 2

    07/26/2016 8:41:42 PM PDT · 1,328 of 1,362
    shhrubbery! to Yaelle
    They showed a portrait of each president on the screen, one after the other. After Obama, they showed them all together in one big patchwork. THEN THE IMAGE SHATTERED LIKE GLASS and a video of Hillary in a fuchsia Mao jacket appears behind the “shattered glass.”

    This struck me as disrespectful of all our former presidents ... including Obama.

    Not only that, but it was ... ahem ... violent. I thought this Dem convention was supposed to be all peace and light? That's what they keep telling us.

  • DNC Convention Thread; Day 2

    07/26/2016 5:42:56 PM PDT · 489 of 1,362
    shhrubbery!
    "Puts the lie," not plus.

    OMG, now it's Ma Richards's murderous daughter.

  • DNC Convention Thread; Day 2

    07/26/2016 5:39:45 PM PDT · 485 of 1,362
    shhrubbery! to Tennessee Nana
    Lucia McBath's son was Jordan Davis. She might be the one mom on the podium whose offspring was actually killed by a policeman, with no justification.

    I just checked -- looks as if the cop who shot Davis got a sentence of life+90 years.

    Plus the lie to BLM's false narrative that cops "aren't held accountable." Oh yes they are.

  • MUNICH SHOOTING: 10 dead including 'IRANIAN' gunman & 20 hurt after shopping mall attack

    07/22/2016 7:51:31 PM PDT · 80 of 172
    shhrubbery! to freespirit2012
    yea but Shep was certain he was a neo-nazi right wing extremist... he repeated that probably 30 times an hour.. and based it on his boots..

    That's 'cause Shep has boots just like that!

    There is a certain subset of homosexual men who just adore dressing up like officers of the Third Reich.

    But they're not "right wingers." If they're political at all, they're more likely to be left wingers. Which, of course, leaders of the Third Reich were too.

  • Writer Meredith McIver Apologizes for Copied Phrases in Melania Trump’s Speech

    07/20/2016 11:33:54 AM PDT · 23 of 53
    shhrubbery! to lee martell
    Some writers speculate Donald is fine with this fake controversy, because it has now raised Melania’s profile nationwide. It has caused people to subconciously think of both Michelle Obama and Melinia Trump at once, and as First Ladies.

    Bingo! This will ultimately play out to the benefit of Trump.

    Though I must say, I was uneasy when I heard Melania enunciate the words "your word is your bond." Not that I recognized the phrase as one Michelle Obama had previously mouthed. But the words struck a false note with me, not sure why. Maybe this part of her speech seemed a little overwritten, not something Melania herself would say.

    Now the story seems to be that Melania picked those words herself, and read them over the phone to the speechwriter. Whatever happened, it's a tempest in a teapot. Only the snottiest of the media elites will continue to carp, and when the tea leaves settle, Trump will be ahead with real Americans.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 1:00:52 PM PDT · 69 of 114
    shhrubbery! to Aevery_Freeman; IronJack
    Black walnut trees: Beautiful, but beware - black walnuts, especially older ones that have become a bit moldy, can be poisonous to dogs.

    These trees also produce a poisonous substance called juglone that is toxic to many other trees and plants. Even after a black walnut tree has been removed, the juglone toxin may contaminate the soil for years. I have seen this happen in my own backyard.

  • Gingrich: Obama isn't qualified to criticize me over Muslims

    07/15/2016 5:23:26 PM PDT · 54 of 56
    shhrubbery! to Eddie01
    Famous for 1 minute floor speeches.

    Beam me up, Mr. Speaker!

  • What really happened at Comey's press conference?

    07/15/2016 5:16:57 PM PDT · 57 of 65
    shhrubbery! to onyx
    Well I take it Wilcox isn't saying that Comey telegraphed a Jeramiah Denton-style message, literally.

    But hey ... has anyone who knows Morse code gone back to the video to scrutinize Comey's eye blinks?

  • How's your "Day of Rage" going?

    07/15/2016 5:06:21 PM PDT · 94 of 172
    shhrubbery! to upchuck
    I have little doubt BLM are being @$$es as usual, and are blocking hardworking people (including hardworking black and brown people) from getting home.

    But the coup in Turkey has taken over the news ... so, no gratifying face-time for BLM, at least tonight.

  • Do you think ISIS gives two pins for your pathetic hashtags, prayers and candles? [tr]

    07/15/2016 11:30:29 AM PDT · 42 of 44
    shhrubbery! to C19fan
    Katie Hopkins is a brave woman for saying this!

    I've been excoriated for criticizing the bathetic piles of teddy bears, flowers, and soggy hand-written "tributes" that somehow have became de rigeur for public displays of grieving.

    This silliness began before the death of Princess Diana -- but the size of the piles of junk, heaped in her honor, might have surpassed all previous piles.

    For me this signaled the end of traditional British stoicism and dignified restraint. It also signaled weakness to Britain's enemies.

  • Do you think ISIS gives two pins for your pathetic hashtags, prayers and candles? [tr]

    07/15/2016 11:18:56 AM PDT · 41 of 44
    shhrubbery! to Mears
    Healing is an industry now. The old “Grief coumselors will be available” meme drives me NUTS.

    A few weeks after 9/11 there was an article about all the "grief counselors" who descended on NYC in the aftermath of that atrocity.

    Apparently this industry, as you rightly call it, has few standards and no code of ethics. Practically anyone can claim to be a grief counselor, and be paid for it.

    According to the article, real professionals refer to grief counselors, especially those who flock to the scene of an atrocity or a disaster, as "trauma tourists."

  • Lost My Cat

    07/15/2016 8:11:00 AM PDT · 56 of 88
    shhrubbery! to HartleyMBaldwin
    eventually she could no longer swallow, and we couldn’t watch her die of thirst and starvation

    It is hard watching a beloved dog or cat die that way, and I wouldn't criticize anyone's decision to euthanize in that situation.

    However I'm not sure it's always painful for the dog or cat (or human, for that matter), to go through the organ shut-down process -- which is actually the way many of us will likely die, i.e. we will go into a coma for several days while our kidneys and other organs fail.

    I often wonder if the organ shut-down process might be part of God's design for a "good" death. Possibly some very significant, even wondrous things are going on in one's mind as one edges toward death in this way?

    It's painful for those of us watching from the outside; but perhaps for the dying creature, it is not.

  • New York Post: FBI Agents Tell Us Lynch and Clinton Struck a Deal on That Plane

    07/14/2016 6:18:53 PM PDT · 171 of 180
    shhrubbery! to ChicagoConservative27
    The no-indictment deal was already made, months before the tarmac meeting.

    So it must've been something else that was discussed by Lynch and Clinton.

    I believe Bill Clinton had got wind that Comey was planning to dump a ton of bricks on Hillary -- no indictment, but a ton of bricks nonetheless.

    Bill's mission was to try to preempt this. He was likely demanding that Comey just pass along a recommendation with "no comment." Clearly he didn't succeed.

  • Falcon Heights Philando Castile Shooting Update – Radio Dispatch, Dash Cams…

    07/11/2016 1:41:50 PM PDT · 22 of 32
    shhrubbery! to COUNTrecount
    Could it possibly be officers within St Anthony PD know exactly what the grievance industry does when they create a false narrative?

    Yes, same thing the Ferguson Police Dept did by RELEASING surveillance video showing Michael Brown, aka the "gentle giant" THUG robbing a store and roughing up the clerk.

    This despite our so-called Dept of Justice ordering the Ferguson police NOT to release that video. To echo the posted article ... hmmmm, why do you think that is?

  • Take time out to let LEOs know you stand with them against BLM

    07/09/2016 7:14:07 PM PDT · 3 of 23
    shhrubbery! to sten
    Thanks. I did something small and local, but if thousands of us do the same, all over America, maybe we can give some encouragement to our LEOs.

    God speed to our police, who truly are the thin blue line between us, and lawlessness and chaos.

  • Trump wins if she’s indicted after nomination! IS HILLARY’S ‘LUCKY STREAK’ FINALLY ABOUT TO RUN OUT?

    07/09/2016 6:58:00 PM PDT · 34 of 39
    shhrubbery! to RKBA Democrat
    You can take on a little time and mild discomfort and go make phone calls and knock on doors to convince those who are reachable to vote for DJT.

    I agree with you, and will probably do exactly as you've said.

    It won't be the first time we've done this. In 2008 my spouse and I were so disturbed at the prospect of an Obama presidency that we went all out for McCain (though McCain was our absolute LAST CHOICE for Republican standard bearer).

    We even traveled to Pennsylvania to go knocking on doors -- paid our own fare and hotel, and worked for days doing get-out-the-vote. People were friendly, opened their doors to us and listened.

    But there was no way efforts like ours could overcome the overwhelming voter fraud that was perpetrated in Philadelphia. How are we going to stop that from happening again?

  • Minn. Police & Peace Officers Association releases statement regarding shootings

    07/09/2016 11:56:52 AM PDT · 77 of 83
    shhrubbery! to bushwon
    I got the same "404 - file not found" at the provided link.

    Tried using the site's search, found a partial article at
    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/07/narrative_starts_to_fall_apart_in_minnesota_police_shooting_comments.html
    and the whole article at
    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/07/narrative_starts_to_fall_apart_in_minnesota_police_shooting.html

    The full article in the second link refers to the writer who calls himself "Sundance" at this URL:

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2016/07/08/confirmed-philando-castile-was-an-armed-robbery-suspect-false-media-narrative-now-driving-cop-killings/

    This is an excerpt:

    "...Ms. Reynolds also claims her boyfriend, Castile, was holding a concealed carry permit for a firearm that was resting on his left thigh. This also appears to be false.
    According to a question presented to the local county sheriff who oversees the Concealed Carry Permit process, Mr. Castile had never requested a concealed carry permit from their office:

    It is possible a CCP was obtained in another county, however the media are conflating “permit to purchase” with “concealed carry permit”. For some reason the CCP ownership is being amplified; it really has no bearing and is largely irrelevant for the context of the situation. That said, there is no factual evidence Mr. Philando Castile had a CCP..."
  • Matt Drudge Twitter Warning

    07/08/2016 7:52:40 AM PDT · 88 of 98
    shhrubbery! to Enlightened1
    What do you think this will include? Federal martial law declared in major cities?Gun confiscation? Cancellation of the election in November?

    Sadly all of these things seem more and more plausible, now that Obama has delivered shock after un-Constitutional shock to the nation.

    One scenario:
    (1) Obama continues to misuse the DOJ to demoralize and dismantle local police departments (a policy already long underway with Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch)
    (2) As a result, violent crime skyrockets in those areas
    (3) Obama declares martial law
    (4) Obama cancels elections - on the excuse of threat of violence to voters at the polls.

  • College kid’s foot ‘mutilated’ after freak explosion in Central Park

    07/04/2016 2:31:33 PM PDT · 125 of 129
    shhrubbery! to free-in-nyc
    I think the "no evidence of terrorism" announcement policy --especially when trotted out prematurely-- might have originated under BJ Clinton. Around the time of TWA 800, possibly.

    Maybe the original intent of the policy, going back several decades, was benign (for example to prevent more casualties due to public panic). But during the reign of BJ Clinton I began to notice its misuse.

  • Networks reporting Hillary Clinton wont be charged

    07/04/2016 2:21:03 PM PDT · 93 of 118
    shhrubbery! to blueunicorn6
    The actual video has Huckabee saying that Hillary will be indicted.

    So I suspected, though it took until post #52 to be able to read this information. THANK YOU blueunicorn6.

    I always appreciate it when the OP posts a summary of a video. Not everyone wants to play a video, and some of us are working in environments where we don't want to have the audio turned on.

  • Issa: FBI "Has No Choice"; Must Indict Clinton

    07/03/2016 5:47:05 PM PDT · 102 of 131
    shhrubbery! to Doche2X2
    Sandy Berger stole documents and he didn’t get punished.

    Yes. Sandy Berger not only stole national security documents (original docs with hand-written notes in the margins) ... he took the stolen documents to his home and SHREDDED them.

    Remember how our corrupt media dismissed the crime as mere "sloppiness" on Berger's part?

  • Was Lynch Meeting with Clinton Sheer Stupidity or Political Brilliance?

    07/03/2016 5:13:00 PM PDT · 105 of 108
    shhrubbery! to poconopundit

    Maybe. She sure was falling all over herself to get it out in the open.

  • College kid’s foot ‘mutilated’ after freak explosion in Central Park

    07/03/2016 5:03:21 PM PDT · 63 of 129
    shhrubbery! to PLMerite
    7 PM ET news on WMAL NYPD or FBI guy said no evidence of terrorism

    Though I have no insight on where this is going ... we all know that absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

    And you've reminded me of a similar radio report. It was on WABC radio, the morning of September 11, 2001.

    The second plane had just hit the World Trade Center when the news announcer on WABC read a bulletin from either the NYPD or the FBI: "No evidence of terrorism."

  • Was Lynch Meeting with Clinton Sheer Stupidity or Political Brilliance?

    07/03/2016 12:09:52 PM PDT · 57 of 108
    shhrubbery! to bigbob
    Since no one knows what was discussed,everyone is just guessing and speculating.

    It doesn't really matter "what was discussed."

    In these intimidation maneuvers, it's not the literal language that is used to convey a threat.

    Remember Kathleen Willey's description of the way the message was conveyed to her? One day Willey was out for a walk near her home in Virginia, when a complete stranger came up to her and asked about her children ... mentioning her children by name. And the stranger also said something innocuous about Willey's cat. A few days later, the cat disappeared.

  • Was Lynch Meeting with Clinton Sheer Stupidity or Political Brilliance?

    07/03/2016 11:58:57 AM PDT · 50 of 108
    shhrubbery! to Kaslin
    "sheer stupidity ... or political brilliance?"

    Neither. It was simply an intimidation tactic, SOP for Bill Clinton ... only this time he got caught.

    If he hadn't been caught, I suppose Clinton's move could have been "brilliant," as long as your definition of brilliance comes from a mobster's dictionary.

  • Drudge on Twitter: So far no legit leaks from either side. If Clinton now feels danger, look for Ken

    07/03/2016 11:46:49 AM PDT · 137 of 167
    shhrubbery! to monkeyshine
    You would think that if it was open and shut that the FBI would be able to figure it out in a few weeks but this has dragged on for months and months

    It's "dragged on and on" because the Clintons specialize in stonewalling investigators.

    Back in the '90s they were very successful at this, refusing to release evidence during the multiple criminal investigations, or delaying it for so long that it took years (prompting the Dim slogan "Move On!").

    The Clintons' flacks blamed the investigators for "taking years" and "costing the taxpayers millions." Their accomplices in the media, pretending to miss the irony, dutifully parroted those lines.

    Exactly the same template is now being used by the Clintons and their corrupt media to attack the Benghazi investigation.

  • Trump's Sources: No Hillary Indictment

    07/02/2016 5:45:01 PM PDT · 210 of 287
    shhrubbery! to proust
    I remember when the Los Angeles Times breathlessly reported this scoop:
    That the semen stain on Monica Lewinsky's dress had tested NEGATIVE for Bill Clinton's DNA!

    A few weeks later, the LA Times had egg on its collective face.

  • NJ Elementary School Calls Cops On Third-Grader For Saying 'Brownie'

    06/29/2016 5:07:03 PM PDT · 33 of 132
    shhrubbery! to dragnet2
    Next time you cook up some of those tasty dark colored treats, do not call them the B word. Call them dark colored sugary squares.

    Can't use the word "colored" anymore.

    Not even sure it's ok to say "dark."

    Try "dark colored sugary squares."

  • Can We Stop Freaking Out Over Trump's Bathroom Comments?

    04/21/2016 6:34:50 PM PDT · 189 of 223
    shhrubbery! to Chgogal
    Trump a builder knows how much it would cost to change the bathroom policy in all commercial buildings.

    Who is talking about forcing private building owners to build new facilities accommodate the latest craze of the crazy Left? Certainly not conservatives.

    You and Trump seem to be confused on this issue. The North Carolina law does not dictate to private businesses what they can or can't do, as far as "gender" assignments for their restrooms go. Private businesses can do what they want in this regard.

    What the NC law applies to is public buildings and schools. It provides that men bathroom users in those buildings must use the men's restroom, and women bathroom users must use the women's restrooms ... with "men" and "women" defined as per a person's birth certificate.

    A genuine conservative would support North Carolina's law forbidding leftist cities like Charlotte from imposing their insane or lawless policies on the public (wanna bet Charlotte is a "sanctuary city" too)?

  • Trump just said it's OK if transgendered men share the bathroom with daughters, granddaughters

    04/21/2016 2:31:39 PM PDT · 89 of 147
    shhrubbery! to No_More_Harkin
    If there is such a thing, what prevents them now? the sign on the door that says "Women"?

    What prevents them now is the few shreds of traditional public morality that we have left in the country.

    But mark my words, if entry of men into the women's restrooms is legalized, then perverts will soon realize they have been given a green light to do so. It will be like posting a "perverts welcome" sign on the door of every women's restroom. Women will be afraid to complain; and police will be afraid to protect them.

    Legalization is a very powerful tool for social change. Legalize an evil ... and you will likely get more of it. Remember what happened with abortion?
    Prior to 1973, there were a few thousand abortions performed PER YEAR.
    After the court forced legalization of abortion in all 50 states, abortions soared to 4000-5000 PER DAY.

    That shows how powerful legalization can be.

    And what we're facing here is not merely legalization, but worse. It is the FORCING of politically correct insanity down the throats of every American. The DC gov't is already encouraging the public to report cases of private restaurants that don't change the signs on their restroom doors. Prosecution for refusing to comply? It is not far off.

    If America kneels to the Alinskyite Left on this issue, the numbers of abuses will explode. You won't hear about these cases, because the media will be complicit in NOT reporting them -- just like the media refuse to cover stories about Caucasians who are raped, tortured and murdered by the media's favored PC minorities.

  • Bathroom bullies cost Curt Schilling his job at ESPN [Who Else Will Be Forced to Conform?]

    04/21/2016 9:59:46 AM PDT · 46 of 83
    shhrubbery! to HarleyLady27
    I like what his plans are for saving Americans, jobs, Veterans, Wounded Warriors, taxes, the wall, getting a smaller government

    I wish all this could come true too, but that is just the bait Trump threw out there to reel in enough conservatives to win himself victories in states like South Carolina.

    Now that he's bagged gullible conservatives in those states, and now that the liberal northeastern states are coming up next, he's swung far left.

    If Trump does become the Republican nominee, he will not be elected - unless, God forbid, we were to suffer a major terrorist attack, on the scale of 9/11, or worse (again, please God forbid). I don't think isis et al are stupid enough to guarantee election of a Republican president - my prediction is they will hold off on a major attack on US soil until after a weak Democrat has been elected.

    Even if Trump could become president, he would get very little of your wish list done. Particularly the smaller gov't part.

    I am not an "I told you so" type, and I try to put this to Trump supporters as gently as I can, but the truth is this:
    You are setting yourselves up for major disappointment (to put it mildly). I was open-minded to Trump for most of last year, but it's become clear he has no conservative backbone at all, he is a purely an opportunist. Even if he could be elected, he would govern as a liberal.

  • Bathroom bullies cost Curt Schilling his job at ESPN [Who Else Will Be Forced to Conform?]

    04/21/2016 9:28:39 AM PDT · 24 of 83
    shhrubbery! to HarleyLady27
    Well I happen to agree that men should use men rooms, and women should use women rooms...never the two shall cross!!! Don’t like, tough, deal with it!!!

    So if that's what you believe, how do you square it with your support for Trump?
    ... now that Trump has shown his true colors by supporting the LGBTQXYZ bathroom bullies?

    (Actually Trump has shown his true liberal colors many times already. I'm just wondering how long it's going to take FR's Trump cheerleaders to wake up and realize they've fallen for a scam artist.)

  • One in four, maybe six [Interesting information about Yale University's Student Population]

    04/18/2016 5:36:11 PM PDT · 16 of 21
    shhrubbery! to dp0622
    why IS the population so much higher than the general percentage?

    Admissions were taken over by officials disposed to give preferential treatment.

    This has been going on for many decades at Yale.

    Same thing also happened in many Catholic seminaries -- decades ago.

    It is going on in the workplace too, in some areas of the country. A job candidate will not be hired unless he or she fits in to the homosexual culture that dominates some professions and occupations.

  • Shotgun, nearly 200 rounds of ammunition recovered at Holland Tunnel: police

    04/10/2016 4:40:45 PM PDT · 71 of 97
    shhrubbery! to Blue Jays
    I will wager since he is likely one of the "good guys" he had no idea ...

    Why do so many on this thread assume Murphy is a "good guy"?

    Murphy's mug shot (left) reminds me of John Allen Muhammed (right). Remember him?

    Maybe an alert tunnel security agent observed something else ... besides the blue barrel ... like nervous behavior. Maybe security personnel even used [gasp] some kind of profiling!

  • Investigation of Black Student Confronting White Student With Dreadlocks

    03/29/2016 4:02:43 PM PDT · 44 of 51
    shhrubbery! to stephenjohnbanker
    “She then asks, “Wait, where’s Egypt? Tell me.””
    This is going downhill fast.

    She was trying to get the young man to "admit" that Egypt in is Africa ... as if that would prove her stupid argument.

    This young woman has probably been saturated in the false dogmas of Afrocentrism, as preached by that famous scholar of ancient Egypt, Al Not-so-Sharp Sharpton.

  • The Dirty Dozen - Meet The Republicans That Will Vote For Hillary

    03/26/2016 5:18:46 PM PDT · 90 of 102
    shhrubbery! to Pelham
    Fwiw, Steve Cohen is an old Lefty. He's married to uber-Leftist Katrina VandenHeuvel of The Nation.

    I too listen to him on the Bachelor show, but take his comments with a large grain of salt.

    Another regular guest on the Bachelor show is Michael Vlahos. I've never understood why anyone invites him on the air. The man is a pompous windbag.

  • MSNBC's Joy Reid: 'Absolutely False' Planned Parenthood Sold Baby Parts

    03/26/2016 10:56:52 AM PDT · 25 of 35
    shhrubbery! to governsleastgovernsbest
    Joy Reid, like so many delusional Leftists, has probably had an abortion ("There, I said it!" as per Mark Levin).

    In my experience, the most rabid supporters of abortion are the most desperate to pretend they have done no wrong.

    But in the deep, deep recesses of their consciences, they know they have done something truly horrifying, grisly, and cruel. To their own babies.

    These sad women (and the evil men who pressure women into having abortions) are true believers ... but they do not believe in a religion of forgiveness and redemption, but in the godless religion of Leftism. Absolute denial of the truth is what they resort to. They have nothing else.

  • ‘Dilbert’ creator believes Donald Trump will win – in a landslide

    03/24/2016 4:25:47 AM PDT · 16 of 45
    shhrubbery! to irishjuggler
    He's winning in some places with some voters but losing elsewhere (in some cases such as Utah quite badly).

    Utah is an interesting case. While I will certainly vote for Trump if he is the Republican nominee, I agree that voters in Utah showed more logic and intelligence --and less emotion-- in their choice than, say, Arizonans.

    I'm not saying that Arizona Republican voters are unintelligent ... only that they're more emotional in overwhelmingly backing Trump. And Arizonans, as inhabitants of a border state, are in the thick of an ongoing invasion and have much to be emotional about.

    One more observation of the Trump phenomenon: Before Brussels, there were indications Trump's popularity was beginning to level off. The Brussels atrocity will push his popularity sky-high again, and that will last for at least a few weeks. If the Islamists were smart, they would hold off on the atrocities until after our November election ... the better to ensure the election of a weak Democrat.

    PS to irishjuggler:
    You're the first person I have seen in decades who has correctly rendered the phrase "The proof of the pudding is in the eating" (rather than the erroneous "The proof is in the pudding" ( ... which always makes me think of a pudding-eater digging through the stuff in search of some foreign object). Thank you!