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  • The last joke is Tide Pods

    03/06/2018 9:47:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    www.theverge.com ^ | Mar 3, 2018, 5:00pm EST | By Kaitlyn Tiffany
    The idea of ingesting a Tide Pod used to be a little bit funny. For example, when The New York Daily News printed a comment from Senator Chuck Schumer under a rudely ageist headline in September 2012. He had recently been informed that 40 children in New York City had eaten Tide Pods and received medical attention for eating Tide Pods in the preceding five months. And he said, mostly unprovoked, ďI saw one on my stafferís desk and I wanted to eat it.Ē Itís good in print and itís better out loud. ďI saw one on my stafferís desk...
  • State of Tennessee Files Constitutional Challenge to Refugee Resettlement Program

    03/13/2017 12:29:28 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/13/17 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    The Thomas More Law Center filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the Tennessee General Assembly and the State of Tennessee in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on Monday challenging the federal refugee resettlement program for violating the stateís sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit places Tennessee at the center of the national debate concerning the operation of the federal refugee resettlement program. President Trump will be holding a rally in Nashville on Wednesday to garner public support for his agenda. His revised Executive Order 13780 temporarily halting the federal...
  • College Professors Organize National ĎTeach-Iní to Challenge ĎTrumpism'

    01/16/2017 2:10:39 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/17 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Some 25 colleges and universities Ė many of them public Ė have answered a call by professors at UCLA to use their regular class time to ďteach, organize, and resistĒ what they view as the discriminatory political agenda of President-elect Donald Trump. Slated for Wednesday, January 18, the teach-in, dubbed #J18, is taking place between the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and Trumpís inauguration. The eventís planners say: Let it be known that on #J18 and beyond, universities, colleges, and high schools refused to bear silent witness to the politics of hate and fear; that in these times, these places...
  • NYPD pulls off incredible three-minute Mannequin Challenge

    11/26/2016 7:18:31 AM PST · by Not gonna take it anymore · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 26 November 2016 | By DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
    New York Police Department's Precinct 60 has pulled off a massive mannequin challenge with a holiday flare. The nearly three-minute video opts out of the traditional Rae Sremmurd's 'Black Beatles', which is typically used in the challenge. Instead, it plays the cheery song 'Easy Street' from the Walking Dead as the camera breezes through the precinct, revealing all kinds of mischief and holiday fun the officers are getting into. From new recruits to plain-clothed officers and high-ranking cops, it appears everyone took time out to participate in the video, which has been viewed more than 27,000 times.
  • Desperate Andrea Mitchell Badgers Ed Rendell for Possible Vote Recount

    11/23/2016 3:50:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 23, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    MSNBC‚Äôs resident Hillary Clinton super-fan, Andrea Mitchell, came across as particularly desperate Wednesday as she dedicated a segment of Andrea Mitchell Reports to dreaming of a possible recount in three key swing states. ‚ÄúSome Clinton supporters are trying to mount a campaign to ask for an audit in key states to see if a recount should be ordered,‚ÄĚ she reported, ‚ÄúAccording to a group of election lawyers and computer scientists‚Ķ there is quote, ‚ÄėPersuasive evidence that election results in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan may have been manipulated or hacked.‚Äô‚ÄĚ The report Mitchell was staking her hopes and dreams on was...
  • Election results may have been hacked in three swing states [tr] (Hillary makes her move)

    11/22/2016 6:47:29 PM PST · by ifinnegan · 57 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/22/16 | Leonard Greene
    Full title: "Election results may have been hacked in three swing states Trump won, activists want Clinton to seek recount" __ Not so fast. A prominent group of election lawyers and computer scientists said presidential election results in three swing states that Donald Trump won may have been manipulated or hacked, and are pressing Hillary Clinton to seek a recount, according to a report. The group held a conference call last week with Clinton's top campaign lieutenants and lobbied for a challenge after finding something fishy in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, according to New York Magazine.
  • Clinton urged to challenge election.

    11/22/2016 6:56:20 PM PST · by roostercogburn · 49 replies
    They believe they have found evidence that vote totals in the three states could have been manipulated...
  • Judge dashes Merrick Garlandís final hopes for a SCOTUS seat

    11/19/2016 2:06:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 64 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 19 | JAZZ SHAW
    Anybody remember Merrick Garland? Yeah… he was that guy nominated by Barack Obama to fill the empty Supreme Court seat. You may have thought that the issue was dead in the water, particularly with a Republican president on the way in, but there was actually a court case pending which sought to force the Senate to vote on his confirmation. As it turns out, that was met with the same level of success as Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid. (Washington Post) Merrick Garland’s last, long-shot chance at being confirmed as a Supreme Court justice has now vanished: A federal judge on...
  • A $10 Spot Challenge... FReepers...

    02/28/2016 5:18:29 PM PST · by DoughtyOne · 169 replies
    My own workup | 02/28/2016 | DoughtyOne / for Free Republic
    Trump supporters, I would like to celebrate the Session's endorsement, by giving F.R. a $10 spot. Would any of you like to join me, and help push the FReepathon over the top? 0050 = $00,500.00 0100 = $01,000.00 0250 = $02,500.00 0500 = $05,000.00 1000 = $10,000.00 Gotta go, I'm going to donate right now! Click on the graphic to join me...
  • Kasich, Cruz ballot paperwork challenged in Pennsylvania (by Rubio activist)

    02/24/2016 5:46:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 24, 2016 7:59 PM EST
    Court challenges seeking to knock Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich off the Pennsylvania primary ballot have been scheduled for hearings in March. The challenge to Kasich was filed by a Marco Rubio activist and will be heard March 9. It questions the signatures collected to get Kasich on the April 26 ballot. ...
  • Birther Challenge Against Ted Cruz Dismissed By Illinois Board Of Elections

    02/03/2016 8:39:58 AM PST · by Walt Griffith · 29 replies
    RedState ^ | February 2, 2016 at 11:33 pm | Ulysses Arn
    The Illinois Board of Elections of Monday ruled on a birther challenge to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's eligibility to be on the Illinois March 15th primary ballot.
  • Sanders supporters eat hot peppers to feel the Bern

    12/04/2015 9:55:05 AM PST · by PROCON · 20 replies
    UPI ^ | Dec. 4, 2015 | UPI
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) The Internet cooled off last year with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Now, in the name of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) many are heating up by chowing down on hot peppers and chugging Tabasco sauce. The "Feel The Bern Challenge" asks Sanders supporters to make videos of themselves eating jalape√Īos, taking shots of hot sauce, or otherwise working up a sweat and then battle through the burn to explain why they support the Socialist senator from Vermont in his run for the Democratic nomination for president.
  • Supreme Court turns away challenge to Wisconsinís voter ID law

    03/23/2015 8:30:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 23, 2015 | Robert Barnes
    The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a challenge to Wisconsinís voter ID law, which it had previously kept from going into effect before Novemberís elections. The courtís decision not to review a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the law was a victory for Gov. Scott Walker (R) and perhaps other states that have tightened voting procedures to require additional identification.
  • My challenge to Pope Francis: One which will, of course, go unanswered

    01/25/2015 11:25:21 AM PST · by cleghornboy · 12 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | January 25, 2015 | Paul Melanson
    Most of you are aware of Pope Francis' concern over the size of Catholic families. The pontiff suggested the use of Natural Family Planning while quipping that married couples do not have to "breed like rabbits." As I said on Facebook: "It's true that married people do not have to "breed like rabbits." But then, priests don't have to float around the altar like Liberace around his Steinway or resemble Judy Garland." Where is the Holy Father's concern over homosexual priests? At the onset of his pontificate, when asked about the Vatican's alleged "gay lobby" [read Lavender Mafia] the Pope...
  • Obama amnesty in jeopardy with Bush judicial appointee hearing statesí challenge

    12/07/2014 7:08:10 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 12-7-2014 | Stephan Dinan
    The states challenging President Obamaís deportation amnesty have already won the first round in court after the case landed in the lap of Judge Andrew S. Hanen, a Bush appointee who issued a scorching rebuke to the Department of Homeland Security last year, accusing it of refusing to follow border security laws. It could hardly have been a worse outcome for Mr. Obama, who, in order to preserve his policy, will now have to convince a judge who is on record calling his previous, less-extensive nondeportation policies ďdangerous and unconscionable.Ē Led by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the 20 states...
  • NASA/JPL's Airship Challenge (A NASA Centennial Challenges Program)

    11/25/2014 12:15:34 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 11 replies
    NASA/JPL ^ | 25NOV2014 | JPL Staff Writer
    Airships aren't just powered balloon-like vehicles that hover above sporting events. Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are floating the idea that airships have potential for important scientific and commercial uses. NASA is considering issuing a challenge for developing stratospheric airships that can break records in terms of duration of flight at high altitudes. The agency has issued a request for information for this contemplated "20-20-20 Airship Challenge." Submissions will be accepted until December 1. "We are seeking to take astronomy and Earth science to new heights by enabling a long-duration, suborbital platform for these kinds of...
  • Spooks Dig For Secrets Of Saddam

    09/14/2002 8:35:54 PM PDT · by blam · 6 replies · 183+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 9-15-2002 | Peter Beaumont/Ed Vulliamy
    Spooks dig for secrets of Saddam As Blair prepares to issue his dossier on Iraq's weapons, Peter Beaumont and Ed Vulliamy assess the quality of intelligence - and the difficulty of obtaining it Peter Beaumont in London and Ed Vulliamy in New York Sunday September 15, 2002 The Observer He is there at almost every official photo-opportunity with Saddam Hussein, a compact and wiry military officer, his khaki shirt rolled up to his elbows, a beret pulled across his brow. A heavy handlebar moustache hangs over a solid jaw, grey with a permanent five o'clock shadow. The recent prominence of...
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Do You Know What You Are Supporting?

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association†is sweeping the nation, and going viral in social media. However, do you know what you are supporting if you contribute funds to the ALS Association? The†ALS Association†describes their ďmissionĒ: Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrigís Disease on every front.† By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life...
  • The Challenges of Diversity [Steyn]

    07/09/2014 8:02:49 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 3 replies
    SteynOnline ^ | 7/8/2014 | Mark Steyn
    Texas Governor Rick Perry is being criticized for declining to greet President Obama at Austin-Bergstrom Airport tomorrow when Air Force One touches down and the bazillion-car motorcade takes off for some vital Democrat fundraisers. Perry instead would like a substantive meeting to discuss the foreign invasion currently ongoing at Texas' southern border, but Obama doesn't do substantive meetings, and in any case, as the principal facilitator of the southern invasion, any discussions between him and Perry probably ought to be conducted under the auspices of the UN at the Hague or in Vienna or some such. Maybe Putin or Assad...
  • Want to Disprove Man-Made Climate Change? A Scientist Will Give You $10,000 if You Can

    06/25/2014 12:24:02 PM PDT · by Twotone · 92 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 25, 2014 | Liz Klimas
    A physics professor is so fed up with the claims made by ďclimate change deniersĒ that he has launched a ď$10,000 Global Warming Skeptic Challenge.Ē The challenge issued by Dr. Christopher Keating, a professor who previously taught at the University of South Dakota and the U.S. Naval Academy, according to a news release, will award prize money to anyone who uses the scientific method to prove that human activity has not been a factor leading to climate change.