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  • Google Is Now Censoring Gab (It's An Uncensored Youtube)

    08/17/2017 6:45:33 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Gab ^ | 08/17/17
  • Trump voters react to his statements after violence in Charlottesville (video)

    08/17/2017 4:43:07 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    CBS News.com ^ | 8/16/2017
    With the president under fire for his comments on the violence in Charlottesville, a few Republicans who voted for him have some things to say about it. Mark Strassmann speaks to three women who voted for President Trump.
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues)Thread

    08/17/2017 4:07:35 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 73 replies
    It’s been very humid and muggy here the last few days, and I’ve wanted fresh, crisp, and cold things to eat and drink. This week’s newsletter from Lee Valley features a kicked–up Bread-and-Butter Pickle: http://www.leevalley.com/us/newsletters/Gardening/2534/Article3.htmI’ve been looking through ‘Square Meals’, a delightful book by Jane and Michael Stern which is, as the preface states, "about the friendly foods of childhood and the bygone dishes that were, not so long ago, in the repertoire of every homemaker". It's a fun book, full of vintage/retro recipes, photos and drawings; and a lot of commentary on the food habits of decades past. In...
  • Selective Outrage: Sen. Robert Byrd, Democrat KKK Leader and More

    08/17/2017 3:32:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | 8/17/2017
    Hate is hate, dead is dead. We should stop politicizing bigotry and violence by demonizing some demographics and giving others a veritable pass. The demonstration by white nationalist haters in Virginia last weekend resulted from the removal a statue of confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Confederate flag and statue controversies are raging throughout the South. Some view Confederate symbols as disgusting tributes to slave states defeated in the Civil War. Others warn against censoring symbols of a history we should never forget. On the margins are people who wish the South had won. The movement to eradicate confederate symbols began...
  • All opponents of President Trump are traitors to America (vanity)

    08/17/2017 1:52:05 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 18 replies
    08/17/2017
    In response to recent slander against President Trump supporters ---------------------------- If you are a President Trump opponent you are a sociopath, mental defective and/or a criminally insane America hating traitor. All President Trump opponents are: Criminals, Communists, Antifas, Socialists, Black Lives Matters supporters, radical abortion supporters, ISIS supporters, Al Qaeda supporters and supporters of all other domestic and foreign terrorist subversive groups. They condone the murder of children through their support of these groups. It is time to call out each and every President Trump opponent in our families, at our workplace, our meeting halls, our entertainment venues and the...
  • Time for Trump to start a third party(no RINOs allowed) (Vanity)

    08/17/2017 2:05:19 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 52 replies
    me | me
    He has the wealth to do it, the base to do it and he is POTUS.....stars are aligned perfectly...a very rare opportunity... He should give members of Congress the chance to switch to his party..if they don't then back Republicans in their district in the primary that would promise do so if they win in the general election.. DO NOT run 3rd party candidates in the 2018 general election since that may allow a liberal to sneak in if the Republican/Conservative vote is split Target very red areas first that he did well in 2016.....get the fondation laid...get a least...
  • [Dec 2015, by Jason Kessler] A Historical Perspective On Mass Violence

    08/17/2017 2:41:13 PM PDT · by ETL · 22 replies
    jasonkessler.net/blog ^ | 12/6/2015 | Jason Kessler
    A Historical Perspective On Mass Violence [by Jason Kessler] 12/6/2015 Here's a different kind of question I've often had about large scale tragedies like natural disasters, diseases & gun violence: We get so caught up in the emotion of the violence that we don't consider the long-term, historical consequences. To put it bluntly: the planet is overpopulated already. Maybe we shouldn't try to cure every disease, we shouldn't confiscate all the harmful drugs, etc. Perhaps we'd be happier if we made peace with the fact that rabid animals are going to dwindle the herd from time to time (as they...
  • Have you guys seen the new flag yet?

    08/17/2017 2:35:57 PM PDT · by keat · 31 replies
    http://i.imgur.com/HSYG00R.jpg | August 17, 2018 | self
  • Look what the THUGS at WAPO are doing to Trump

    08/17/2017 2:12:20 PM PDT · by KavMan · 6 replies
    I looked at the tweets below his post & see other WAPO reporters joining in on this THUG move! LINK
  • TRUTH

    08/17/2017 1:47:32 PM PDT · by ScareyFast63 · 9 replies
    A Blog | 8/17/2017 | A Good Friend
    Black people who were never slaves are fighting people who were never Nazis over a confederate statue erected by democrats; why; because democrats cannot stant their own history anymore and somehow, it is Trump's fault!
  • Who would you love most to see handcuffed and diagraced?

    08/17/2017 12:23:05 PM PDT · by MNDude · 78 replies
    There are so many smarmy traitorous America hating snakes out there... Obama, Hillary, McCain, Soros, Comey, etc. Yet, if you could see just one finally just one caught red handed and handcuffed and taken down for a heinous crime, who would it be?
  • Florida woman drunkenly bites man's fishing line, swims away with lure, police say

    08/17/2017 9:08:39 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/17/2017 | staff
    A Florida fisherman got quite the catch Tuesday -- but it happened to be an intoxicated 22-year-old woman instead of a prized fish, according to police. Authorities were called to the St. Johns County Pier at 6 p.m. after a fisherman said a woman bit his fishing line and swam off with his lure, Action News Jax reported. The fisherman told deputies that Alexandria Turner, 22, appeared to be intoxicated when she swam up to his fishing line and cursed at him, according to a police report. The 22-year-old woman then allegedly bit the fishing line and swam away with...
  • Abe Lincoln Statue Vandalized In Chicago – Locals Take To Social Media To Call Him Racist

    08/17/2017 8:40:56 AM PDT · by pabianice · 81 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | 8/17/17 | Blue
    Abraham Lincoln Statue Vandalized Chicago, IL – In the most dumbfounding vandalism of the year, somebody set an Abraham Lincoln statue on fire in Chicago on Wednesday, according to 15th Ward Alderman Raymond Lopez. The monument has stood near 69th & Wolcott St since it was erected in 1926. It is now blackend by fire. By all appearances, somebody dumped accelerant on the bust and then lit it on fire. According to Alderman Lopez, Chicago PD is investigating who committed the act and what their motivation was. Abraham Lincoln, who led the Union to victory in the civil war and...
  • It’s too late for my son, but the end of the campaign for ‘normal birth’ is welcome

    08/17/2017 7:56:10 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 28 replies
    UKGuardian online ^ | 8/14/17 | James Titcombe
    The decision by the Royal College of Midwives to withdraw its decade-long campaign for “normal birth” has come much too late for my own son, Joshua, who sadly died nine days after being born, but is a welcome step. The approach for too long influenced a style of care in maternity wards that put lives at risk. These were the words spoken by Cumbria coroner Ian Smith, as he began summing up the inquest into the death of Joshua, on 6 June 2011: “With advances in medical science and techniques, childbirth has become safer and safer, to the point where...
  • Campaign to save World War II stretchers today serving the capital as railings

    08/17/2017 7:37:19 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 3 replies
    UKTelegraph online ^ | 8/15/17 | Steve Bird
    On numerous housing estates throughout London, the rows of black steel and mesh railings guarding red brick mansion blocks appear, at first glance, little more than a quirk of post-war architectural design. However, unbeknown to thousands of passersby each day, those sometimes rusting or buckled fences were in fact the emergency stretchers that helped to save the lives of those injured during the Blitz. Now, a campaign has been launched to protect and restore these metal fences, mainly found on estates in South London, that had served so well as stretchers during World War II. Rosie Shaw, founder of the...
  • Fascism/Antifa, what is it?

    08/17/2017 7:07:27 AM PDT · by EBH · 14 replies
    Word Origin and History for fascism n. 1922, originally used in English 1920 in its Italian form (see fascist ). Applied to similar groups in Germany from 1923; applied to everyone since the rise of the Internet. A form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline, humiliation or victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, energy and purity, in which a mass-based party of committed nationalist militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandons democratic liberties and pursues with redemptive violence and without ethical or legal restraints goals of internal cleansing and external expansion....
  • Harry Truman once compared the press to prostitutes

    08/17/2017 6:25:21 AM PDT · by pabianice · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | 5/17/17 | Massarella
    Donald Trump isn’t the only U.S. president who loved to bash the Washington press corps. The original “Give ‘em Hell” Harry S. Truman called journalists covering the White House “prostitutes of the mind” in a letter written on Dec. 29, 1955 to pal Dean Acheson. In the salty letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, Truman rails against newspaper writers and columnists, calling them “more dangerous” than street walkers. “Presidents and the members of their Cabinets and their staff members have been slandered and misrepresented since George Washington,” Truman wrote in the hand-written diatribe. “When the press...
  • Helen Mirren Dismisses Ivanka Trump as Out-of-Touch Fluff, Hopes Melania Will Take President Down

    08/17/2017 5:41:09 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 64 replies
    People ^ | 8/15/2017 | Char Adams
    Dame Helen Mirren has never been one to bite her tongue. The 72-year-old Oscar-winning actress gave her thoughts on First Lady Melania Trump and Donald‘s right-hand woman Ivanka in a new interview for the August issue of Allure — and, naturally, didn’t hold back. “[Ivanka] talks a good game, but there’s no substance,” Mirren said. “Her book [Women Who Work] is so ignorant about how the majority of women live, talking about ‘Make time for yourself to have a massage.’ Puh-lease.” As for Ivanka’s father, Mirren says Donald is “less of an extremist than he lets on.” “[Donald] just...
  • ESPN apologizes for fantasy football segment compared to slave auction

    08/17/2017 5:21:00 AM PDT · by VastRWCon · 18 replies
    ESPN ^ | 08/15/2017 | Ray Sanchez, CNN
    ESPN apologizes for fantasy football segment compared to slave auction
  • Michelle Obama to Guest Star on 'Will & Grace' Reboot

    08/17/2017 5:07:34 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    In Touch Weekly ^ | 8/16/2017 | Staff
    In the new issue, on stands now, an insider tells In Touch that fans will be seeing a familiar face when the hit comedy Will & Grace returns to NBC this fall. “Former first lady Michelle Obama will appear on the show,” the insider reveals. “The details are still being worked out, but supposedly Michelle is up for anything, as long as it doesn’t cross the line too much.” While the episode will likely touch on politics, Michelle “will not be taking any personal jabs at President Donald Trump. The writers will leave that to the rest of the cast.”...