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  • MSNBC Guest: Hunters Use Suppressors So Deer Can’t Hear Them [VIDEO]

    10/02/2017 6:08:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 2, 2017 | Amber Athey
    Former FBI agent Manny Gomez claimed on MSNBC on Monday that hunters use suppressors so that deer cannot hear the gunshots. WATCH: (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Firearm owners actually use suppressors to prevent hearing loss, and even with a suppressor, a firearm would still be loud enough to spook a deer or other wild game. “Sportsmen, hunters would make an argument that they need that so that their target, whether it’s a deer, etc. don’t hear the shot,” Gomez claimed, “but numerous other sportsmen have shot from muskets–when the founding fathers started the Second Amendment–up until now successfully killed game animals without the...
  • Trump calls Las Vegas shooting an 'act of pure evil'

    10/02/2017 8:29:17 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 10/02/2017 | Louis Nelson
    At least 50 people were killed in the shooting, which is described as the deadliest in modern American history. Update, 10:58 a.m.: President Donald Trump on Monday called the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed at least 50 people and hospitalized more than 400 "an act of pure evil." Speaking from the White House, Trump also announced that he will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday, when he will meet with first responders, law enforcement officials and families of victims. Original story: President Donald Trump expressed his "warmest condolences" Monday morning to the victims of a mass shooting on the...

    10/02/2017 12:51:59 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 5 replies
    This evening OAN was discovered on You Tube. As many are flocking over from Fox News, preferring OAN - those who wish to do the same might check this. The site is Gramp's House Streaming Video - they have been showing the FOX logo for sometime, however today was seen Fox, CNN, AND OAN logos. OAN was being streamed this afternoon thru the early evening hours. Notice at this time they have switched to Fox News. Possibly an alternative for those in need OAN
  • Lena Dunham Takes Tone-Deaf to a Whole New Level — She's Reportedly Considering a Hillary Movie

    10/01/2017 5:35:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Independent Journal Review ^ | October 1, 2017 | Virginia Kruta
    It turns out that the end of Lena Dunham's HBO series “Girls” actually came at the best possible time, if the latest whispers are true. Dunham, in the past week, indicated that a film version of Hillary Clinton's latest memoir, “What Happened,” is on the table as an option for an upcoming project. Dunham told The Hollywood Reporter that she intended to give the book careful thought — but then came the million dollar question: would she adapt it? When queried on whether the book would make a good TV or film adaptation, Dunham jokes, “Great question slash suggestion,” with...
  • Diamond and Silk do a DROP IN on the White House Press Briefing.

    10/01/2017 8:21:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    The Viewers View ^ | September 15, 2017 | Diamond and Silk
    Diamond and Silk do a DROP IN on the White House Press Briefing.
  • How NFL Players’ #TakeAKnee Protest Ultimately Helps Trump (Boo-hoo)

    10/01/2017 2:49:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Jewish Daily Forward ^ | October 1, 2017 | J.J. Goldberg
    Those athletes you’ve watched kneeling during the national anthem have lit a political fire of a sort not seen in professional sports in years. By bending a knee to protest racial injustice, they’ve electrified liberals and progressives, forged new bonds between team owners and players, elevated the sport beyond a mere game and exposed yet another ugly side of Donald Trump. They’ve also helped, inadvertently, to lay the groundwork for continued Republican control of Congress in 2018 and beyond. This should worry conservatives as well as liberals. The Republican Party is no longer the party of John McCain, Susan Collins...
  • Art Festival Plans to Erect a 45-Foot Naked Woman Sculpture On the National Mall

    09/30/2017 7:34:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 28, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Organizers for an art festival are seeking $90,000 to erect a 45-foot-tall sculpture of a naked woman on the National Mall as way to combat the objectification of female bodies. WTOP reports the Catharsis on the Mall organizers are trying to raise money to move the sculpture, known as R-Evolution, from San Francisco to Washington D.C. so it can be placed on the National Mall facing the White House, for all festival-goers and tourists to see. The fundraising page for the move, which has received almost $20,000 in three days (albeit only 22 percent of its goal), claims the R-Evolution sculpture can...
  • Did the Clinton campaign really stop polling at the end?

    09/29/2017 1:40:52 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 65 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 09/29/2017 01:38 PM EDT | STEVEN SHEPARD
    An explosive allegation from prominent Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg last week is sparking a new wave of criticism and recriminations about Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The charge — that the campaign went the final three weeks of last year’s presidential election without polling the battleground states — amounts to an accusation of campaign negligence that resulted in Donald Trump’s election. It’s laid bare the emotions still gripping many Democrats nearly 11 months after Clinton’s defeat. And it has exposed a simmering — and often generational — debate over the extent to which Democratic campaigns should rely on advanced, Obama-style analytics at...
  • Miley Cyrus mocks previous pledge to leave US if Trump won: 'That's dumb'

    09/29/2017 8:36:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 29, 2017 | Judy Kurtz
    Miley Cyrus, one of several famous names who vowed to leave the United States if Donald Trump won the election, is now singing a different tune, calling it "ignorant" to hightail it out of the country because of the president. “I’m not f---ing leaving the country, that’s some ignorant sh*t, that’s dumb,” Cyrus, 24, says in an interview with NME published Friday. “Because that’s me abandoning my country when I think I’ve got a good thing to say to my country. And trust me, I hear every day on my Instagram, ‘Just leave already! When are you going to leave?’...
  • The $100,000 Luxury Ford F-450 Truck: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

    09/29/2017 12:13:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 105 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | September 28, 2017 | David Tracy
    It is time. We knew the luxo-truck onslaught that’s been wreaking havoc across this great nation was going to bring us to this moment. But now, it’s finally here: Ford has thrown down the gauntlet with its new “Super Duty Limited” line, whose crown jewel is an F-450 that can cost over $100,000. With the Texas State Fair coming up tomorrow, Ford’s new Super Duty Limited line offers Texans three new ways to waste spend their hard-earned cash on Super Duty trucks. They can buy an $80,835 F-250 Super Duty Limited, an $82,010 F-350 Super Duty Limited, or the crčme...
  • We should have seen Trump coming (2008 Obama nostalgia)

    09/28/2017 10:49:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | September 29, 2017 | Ta-Nehisi Coates
    I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just that I shouldn’t have put it past us. It was tough to keep track of the currents of politics and pageantry swirling at once. All my life I had seen myself, and my people, backed into a corner. Had I been wrong? Watching the crowds at county fairs cheer for Michelle Obama in 2008, or flipping through the enchanting photo spreads of the glamorous incoming administration, it was easy to believe that...
  • Oscar-Winning Actress Asks Hillary to Send Military Planes to Puerto Rico. Just One Problem...

    09/28/2017 8:34:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Independent Journal Review ^ | September 28, 2017 | Benny Johnson
    Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette is also deeply involved in political activism. She was a staunch Hillary Clinton supporter in 2016 and has remained vocally and politically engaged in the first few months of the Trump administration. Puerto Rico is in a state of humanitarian disaster after being hammered by multiple hurricanes. In the wake of the horrific disaster, the U.S. government is sending troops, equipment, and supplies to the island. Arquette decided to lean into the fray, tweeting a photo of an Air Force C5 Galaxy transport plane and asking if they can be deployed to Puerto Rico. She tweeted...
  • How The Obamas Are Teaching Their Daughters To Be Leaders

    09/28/2017 4:07:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | September 27, 2017 | Caroline Bologna, The Huffington Post
    Former President Barack Obama has a clear sense of what leadership values he wants to instill in his daughters. During a Q&A with Bill and Melinda Gates at a Sep. 20 event sponsored by their foundation, he discussed how he and Michelle talk to Malia and Sasha about being leaders. At the Gates Foundation event, Obama offered three pieces of advice (beginning around the 30-minute mark in the above video). 1. Being responsible is a privilege. “What we’ve tried to communicate their entire lives is that each us has responsibilities,” the former commander-in-chief said. “When they were small, their responsibilities...
  • Marshall: NFL teams can show support by hiring Kaepernick

    09/28/2017 2:23:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 28, 2017 | Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press pro football writer
    Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall says he appreciates NFL teams supporting the rights of their players to protest during the national anthem. He also suggests they show it by giving Colin Kaepernick a job . "The dude, he's in shape, he's yoked, actually," said Marshall, who saw his ex-college teammate on a TMZ video recently. "He's so strong. He's ready to go. He told me he's been working out when I last talked to him. He said he's just waiting for a call. That's the next step." Marshall is among many players who believe Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL...
  • Video: Antifa eats itself

    09/27/2017 8:48:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 27, 2017 | Ed Morrissey
    What’s the inevitable result of identity-based social-justice welfare? Ranking of race to stomp out racism, just like the end result of violent “anti-fascist” activism is inevitably fascism. A Twitter account called “Beverly Hills Antifa” (which exists to criticize and provoke Antifa) last night tweeted this video from a protest a month ago in Berkeley, showing an escalating argument between two Antifa activists over authenticity. The woman accuses the man of epitomizing “the height of white performativeness.” Only true violence and true DNA matter to The Cause, she instructs, as the young man tries to defend himself by providing a brief...
  • Ohio Sheriff Prohibits Off Duty Details From Attending NFL Games

    09/27/2017 12:00:58 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Imgur ^ | 09/25/17
  • If I was an NFL owner, I’d sign Colin Kaepernick today, says LeBron James

    09/26/2017 5:36:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | September 26, 2017 | The Associated Press
    The chaos of an incredible NBA offseason behind him, LeBron James returned to center stage. As usual, he didn’t disappoint. Speaking for the first time since losing in the NBA Finals, James discussed topics ranging from his future in Cleveland to a possible reunion with Dwayne Wade to a deep distaste for President Donald Trump on Monday during a free-wheeling, 45-minute news conference that served as the three-time champion’s State of the Game address....
  • Hillary Clinton's political strategist Peter Daou was once a serious house music producer

    09/26/2017 5:08:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    MixMag ^ | September 26, 2017 | Cameron Holbrook, editorial intern
    Who is Peter Daou? Today, he is the founder of political website Verit that strongly supports the Democratic Party and also a member of Hillary Clinton's campaign team. But it might be surprising to find out he's also an accomplished house producer who has worked alongside the likes of David Morales. As uncovered by Pitchfork, during the early ‘90s - before his political aspirations - Peter Daou was a committed house music producer who racked up over 400 production credits on a multitude of old-school house labels such as Nu Groove Records, Delicious Vinyl and Nervous Records. Daou's career in...

    09/26/2017 3:12:30 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 52 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 9/26/17 | Mr. K the Know-it-all
  • 50 Cent Thinks We Should Get Rid of Donald Trump

    09/26/2017 2:23:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    XXL ^ | September 26, 2017 | KC Orcutt
    50 Cent, who recently took XXL exclusively behind the scenes of his new variety show, 50 Central, is known for offering his forever-unfiltered commentary, even when it comes to certain controversial topics such as Donald Trump. During a conversation on The View, the music-mogul-turned-entertainer spoke as candidly as ever, explaining that if he got elected president “by accident,” he might be making similar mistakes. “I think if I was the president by accident, I would be doing things like that,” 50 Cent says with a smile when asked by co-host Whoopi Goldberg his thoughts on Trump’s recent “sons of bitches”...