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  • Remember This Week: It’s the Beginning of the End of the NRA’s Reign of Terror (super-barf)

    02/24/2018 8:08:14 AM PST · by pabianice · 10 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 2/24/18 | Reid
    Shun the NRA. Shun the assault weapons manufacturers. Shame and vote out the politicians who take their money and do their bidding. That’s the strategy that activists for firearms sanity have finally seized on, after decades of losing to the most bloodthirsty lobby in America. The rise of the Parkland students, and their #NeverAgain movement following the slaughter of 17 of their classmates and teachers by a 19-year-old former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County Florida, presents the most existential threat to the gun lobby in my lifetime. These kids, aged 15 to 18, have spoken...
  • Russian bobsledder Sergeeva admits to doping, sent home

    02/24/2018 7:49:47 AM PST · by simpson96 · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/24/2018 | Chris Lehourites
    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- A Russian bobsledder who tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics has admitted to doping and has been disqualified from the games. The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Saturday said Nadezhda Sergeeva has accepted a provisional suspension but reserved her right ''to seek the elimination or reduction'' of her expected ban from competition. Sergeeva, who wore a T-shirt at the start of the games that said ''I don't do doping,'' was the second Russian to test positive at the Olympics. Curler Alexander Krushelnitsky also tested positive and returned his bronze medal...
  • Which upcoming technology excites you? Which scares you?

    02/24/2018 7:48:22 AM PST · by MNDude · 31 replies
    The future of technology is looking for more amazing than ever. Technology will continue to shape our lives in positive and negative ways and will be used by the good in the evil alike. The thought of self-driving cars seems exciting, but could it come with unforeseen drawbacks? It seems like computers that think like humans are always right around the corner. Will it be here in 10 years? Which possible future technology are you most excited for, and which do you fear the most?
  • How to End Mass Shootings

    02/24/2018 7:18:26 AM PST · by · 9 replies
    Vanity | 2.24.18 | RedFox
    Rid the world of victims and there will be peace, no bullies, no rapes. The weak empower the brazen. Our culture is obsessed with ending bullying and convicting sex criminals but neglects to heal the demoralized spirit of mankind which invites violence upon itself. This leaves an endless fuel supply for villains to come back again and again. There are even Christians who prefer to turn the other cheek rather than pursue, overtake and recover. Outlawing guns is merely a distraction for people who are subconsciously conditioned to be loyal to those who use violence. Liberal control freaks in fact...
  • Podcasters Blame Cops For Twin Peaks Attack(Waco)

    02/24/2018 5:46:47 AM PST · by Elderberry · 5 replies
    Radio Legendary ^ | 2/23/2018
    The cops are to blame for the bloody events at Twin Peaks as gunfire erupted an inter-regional Confederation of Clubs meeting scheduled to begin within a half hour at Twin Peaks Restaurant on May 17, 2015. Going into a seventh wave rally on the Courthouse Square at Waco on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 1 pm, we intend to interview Big Pete James, former regional vice president of Outlaws MC out of Chicago at 11 pm on Saturday, Feb. 24. About what? Big Pete said on his weekly Thursday evening podcast on Insane Throttle that there are some key elements to...
  • The Russia Canard (Flashback)

    02/24/2018 12:32:31 AM PST · by saywhatagain · 6 replies
    Saul M. Montes-Bradley II ^ | MARCH 5, 2017 | MARCH 5, 2017 BY SAUL MONTES-BRADLEY II
    At that time, then Senator Barak Obama, already a presidential candidate, inserted himself into the crisis by calling for UN condemnations and urging Georgia to “refrain from using force” in Abkhazia and Ossetia, where the Russians had already occupied nearly a third of Georgia’s territory. So much for the interference of political candidates in foreign affairs, undermining US policy!
  • Weaponizing schools without guns! (interesting)

    02/23/2018 9:26:14 PM PST · by Finalapproach29er · 53 replies
    Wcco TV ^ | feb 23,18 | f9inalapproach29er
    Macing/incapacitating shooters with sprinkler systems in classrooms!
  • Memo to The Kiddie Crusaders: Do You Actually Know Anything About Guns?

    02/23/2018 8:58:43 PM PST · by massmike · 43 replies ^ | 02/23/2018 | Don Feder
    We get it: You're mad as hell and you're not going to take it anymore. Something must be done at once to keep you safe at school. It's all Donald Trump's fault. Led by the Pied Pipers of Soros (Oprah and Clooney) you're going to march on Washington and demand... what? A ban on AR-15s? To A ban on the NRA? Before you go off half-cocked, do you actually know anything about guns? Of course, yours is a generation that believes in feelings instead of knowledge, slogans in place of logic. But, just out of curiosity, see if you can...
  • What Elementary School Did You Go To?

    02/23/2018 6:55:50 PM PST · by mdittmar · 185 replies
    me | 2/23/2018 | me
    What Elementary School Did You Go To?You don't have to mention the name.Mine was a Catholic School,1st Grade through 8th Grade,learned a lot,those Nuns where tuff;)
  • #ResignSheriffIsrael Trending on Twitter

    02/23/2018 6:55:00 PM PST · by saywhatagain · 20 replies
    Twitter ^ | Feb 23, 2018 | Twitter
    The leaks that are happening are coming from the inside. There are officers appalled at what transpired that day and I believe more stuff will come out. It’s time that this failed leader steps down and takes responsibility or his failure.
  • Condi Rice: it’s time to discuss what 2nd Amendment ‘means in the modern world’

    02/23/2018 6:54:51 PM PST · by Pelham · 139 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2-23-2018 | Jessica Chasmar
    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday that it’s time to discuss what the Second Amendment “means in the modern world” in light of last week’s mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Ms. Rice, who served under President George W. Bush, said that while the Second Amendment remains “indivisible,” she doesn’t think civilians should have access to guns like the AR-15, which was used by 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz to fatally shoot 17 students and teachers on Valentine’s Day. “I think it is time to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world,”...
  • We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS

    02/23/2018 6:10:52 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 63 replies ^ | 2/22/18 | Ann Barnhardt
    Cut the Crap: We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS See this kid? Yeah, where I’m from, that’s called, “crazy as a shithouse rat”. Here’s a nutty idea. Stay with me. How about we put the crazy people in a facility where they can receive supervision, care and treatment? We could call it… hmmm… let’s see… an “insane asylum”, or even a “mental hospital”. That is, a place where people who are insane and/or mentally ill could receive shelter and care, and at the same time the rest of society would likewise...
  • Must read tweets about Parkland

    02/23/2018 4:55:12 PM PST · by MNDude · 23 replies
    This guy does a great job articulating all the questions that have been nagging us.
  • Melania Trump: Donald Trump wife's belated Instagram post has this VERY personal message

    02/23/2018 12:48:59 PM PST · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    U.K. Express ^ | 2/23/2018 | Francesca Specter
    Melania Trump, 47, wife of Donald Trump, 71, President of the US, posted a heartfelt video on Instagram just over a week after Valentine’s Day. However, the video was not dedicated to her husband, nor is anything known of whether they spent part of the romantic day together. Instead, Melania spent the day visiting children in Bethesda, Maryland to make Valentine’s Day – and later posted a video which didn’t feature Donald either. Melania wore a red coat to visit the Children’s Inn at the National Institute of Health. In the video, Melania is seen bending down to talk to...
  • How Michelle Obama subverted respectability politics with a ponytail

    02/23/2018 12:43:10 PM PST · by simpson96 · 44 replies
    Christian Century ^ | 2/22/2018 | Brittney Cooper
    Respectability politics died the day Michelle Obama showed up at her last official engagement as First Lady with a thrown-together ponytail-bun combination and a facial expression fit for a funeral. She looked flawless as always. She also looked fed up and ready to go. Respectability politics—the belief that black people can overcome many of the everyday, acute impacts of racism by dressing properly and having education and social comportment—is, first and foremost, performed as a kind of sartorial prerogative. What I mean is that your fashion choices are subject to great scrutiny. (snip) So when I saw her hair on...
  • Q Anon - Post #814 - 02/23/2018

    02/23/2018 9:26:33 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    Q Anon ^ | 02/23/2018 | Q Anon
    You have more than you know. This is why we are here. Great job, Patriot. Watch the speech. We are talking to you. Proofs only meant for you. Q Q Post #814 02/23/2018 Why is Hussein traveling the Globe? Where did the MONEY come from? The Grand Jury in and for the District of New Jersey, sitting in Newark, charges that: COUNT ONE (Corruptly Endeavoring to Impede the Due Administration of the Internal Revenue Code) INDICTMENT : US vs. Medhat el Amir
  • Father of daughter killed in Florida shooting delivers passionate speech (nails it)

    02/23/2018 8:45:31 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 56 replies
    ABC NEws ^ | 2/21/2018
    "We're here because my daughter has no voice. She was murdered last week and she was taken from us, shot 9 times on the third floor. We as a country failed our children. This shouldn't happen."- Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow Pollack, who was killed in Florida school shooting last week.
  • Dana Loesch Speech CPAC 2018

    02/23/2018 8:28:34 AM PST · by saywhatagain · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 22 2018 | Dana Loesch
    They also call Trump a tyrant . . . but then they want the President to also confiscate our firearms. Try to figure that one out!
  • Don't let that Broward County Sheriff off the hook

    02/22/2018 11:58:57 PM PST · by KJC1 · 16 replies
    My gut is telling me this guy is dirty as hell. His entire department needs to be investigated, not just for the failures but for their lack of training. And he's out there every day making a celebrity of himself. AND he threw that deputy under the bus today. Training records, I think, will be important, including his own or lack thereof possibly. Having said all of that, I feel bad for the rank and file deputies, so this is not directed at them.
  • Dana Loesch for House Speaker!

    02/22/2018 7:48:10 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 12 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff ^ | February 22, 2018 | Guava Cheese Puff
    I like her. She's a badass. She's not someone to mess with. I wish she was Speaker of the House. More things would have gotten done in Washington. Ryan has no spine. Mcconnell has no spine. Coryn has no spine. I saw her CPAC 2018 speech. I like her.