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  • Is Donald Trump Right About What Gov. Scott Walker Did To Wisconsin Schools?

    08/02/2015 9:37:36 AM PDT · by conservativejoy
    http://www.washingtonpost.com ^ | 7/27/2015 | Valerie Strauss
    Republican presidential hopeful businessman Donald Trump speaks to the media after a rally on July 25 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. During his last visit to the state, Trump sparked controversy when he said Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former prisoner of war, was not a war hero. Is Donald Trump right about what Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s education policies have done to the state’s public schools? “Wisconsin’s doing terribly. It’s in turmoil. The roads are a disaster because they don’t have any money to rebuild them. They’re borrowing money like crazy. They projected a $1 billion surplus, and it turns out...
  • Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly (MURDERED!)

    08/02/2015 9:02:57 AM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 2, 2015
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks.
  • Missing teens defined salt life in Florida

    08/02/2015 8:48:03 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 13 replies
    mypalmbeachpost.com ^ | 8-1-15 | John Pacenti
    JUPITER — From Juno Beach to Tequesta, boys like Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen congregate wherever they can get a pole in the water. They pepper the turquoise waves aboard boats. They talk incessantly about what’s biting: snook, kingfish, wahoo. These are pier rats, not mall rats — known for lounging and canoodling on a sand bar accessible only by water and within the gaze of the iconic sunburnt Jupiter Lighthouse. They are obsessed about the newest fishing lures rather than video games, music or sports. “They are more fish than boy,” said Marvin Steiding, a charter boat captain at...
  • Obama to Crush Middle Class-New Program Will Force Energy Prices To Necessarily SkyRocket (VIDEO)

    08/02/2015 7:31:45 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 35 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 8/2/2015 | Jim Hoft
    We were warned… In January 2008 Barack Obama told the San Francisco Chronicle: “ “Under my plan of a cap and trade system electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket. Businesses would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money. They will pass that cost onto consumers.” He promised that his plan would cause electricity rates to skyrocket. He wasn’t kidding. Now this… Obama announced his new energy plan on Saturday that will squeeze energy companies and force consumer prices to necessarily skyrocket. Energy prices have risen 38 percent so far since 2001 thanks to Barack Obama’s progressive and anti-business agenda....
  • Vanity - MI5 "Rogue Nation" Surprisingly Fun Ride

    08/02/2015 7:27:01 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 42 replies
    I know that there are a lot of Tom Cruise haters and yes, he is beginning to really show his age, however, if you can put these issues a side I think you would really enjoy this film. The plot involves a group called "the Syndicate" led by a mysterious man named Solomon Lane and a subplot emerges involving the CIA whose director, played by Alec Baldwin, is trying to shut down the IMF. The cast includes Ving Rhames, Jeremey Renner,Simon Pegg, Sean Harris, and the very beautiful Rebecca Ferguson, Jingchu Zhang and Hermione Corfield. There are the typical car...
  • Cilla Black dead: Legendary TV presenter and singing star dies

    08/02/2015 6:28:10 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 20 replies
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | August 2 | Gerard Couzens, Halina Watts & Claire Rutter
    Showbiz legend Cilla, who also had two number one singles at the start of a career stretching over 50 years, died in Spain.... She was championed by The Beatles and enjoyed eleven top ten hits including chart-toppers Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World.
  • Dear Apple: Please be nice to Microsoft

    08/02/2015 6:05:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/02/2015 | MATT WEINBERGER
    It's been a few days since Microsoft Windows 10 launched and so far I'm loving it — and that's coming from someone who's been using a Macbook for the last 10 years. There's just one thing missing. Well, two, technically. I really miss my Apple and Google apps. There are lots of perks to buying into the Apple ecosystem. With a Mac and an iPhone, you get all kinds of computing superpowers. There's Handoff, an Apple feature which lets you shunt websites and draft emails from the phone to the desktop. There's Apple's Airdrop, which lets you send files (mostly...
  • There's a fake Windows 10 upgrade email scam that could take over your computer

    08/02/2015 5:59:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/02/2015 | Steve Kovach, Tech Insider
    There's a new Windows 10 upgrade email scam going around that has the ability to take over your computer if you fall for it.The scam, which was discovered by Cisco's security team, sends users an email that appears to come from Microsoft. It asks users to download a file to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. But if you install the file, it actually puts something called ransomware on your computer.The scam email looks like this:CiscoRansomware is a type of program that takes over your computer until you agree to pay the bad guy who made it. These bad guys...
  • Sarah Palin On De Tocqueville's 210th Birthday

    08/02/2015 4:43:13 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 11 replies
    Facebook ^ | August 1, 2015 | Sarah Palin
    This past week was Alexis de Tocqueville’s 210th birthday. This brilliant Frenchman’s insight into our national character still rings true nearly two centuries after he wrote his famous book “Democracy in America.” Ever insightful and prophetic, Tocqueville understood the dangers of big government. He feared that over time big government would strangle the free will of citizens, diminishing our capacity to think and act for ourselves and reducing us to “a herd of timid and industrious animals of which the government is the shepherd.” But he offered solutions! "He hoped that those having read his prescient book would come to...
  • Warren Buffet-The Billion Dollar King of Abortion

    08/02/2015 1:37:58 AM PDT · by thesligoduffyflynns · 12 replies
    MRC Culture ^ | 5/13/2014 | Mike Ciandella,Katie Yoder
    I just happened to search Warren Buffet's position on or even a statement about the on-going situation with Planned Parenthood and lo and behold look what I came up with. I've never seen this website in my life but it is conservative and present you with the link.Although there are people on the ground on this issue sometimes the head of a fish needs to be brought to focus. I'm sure they are other money "whales" and high rollers involved but here's a part of the "head"of this rotting fish called the abortion industry.
  • W. Eugene Smith’s Landmark Portrait: ‘Country Doctor’ (Amazing photo essay)

    08/02/2015 12:34:04 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 20 replies
    Time ^ | February 1, 2012 | Ben Cosgrove
    For his groundbreaking 1948 LIFE magazine photo essay, “Country Doctor” — seen here, in its entirety, followed by several unpublished photographs from the shoot — photographer W. Eugene Smith spent 23 days in Kremmling, Colo., chronicling the day-to-day challenges faced by an indefatigable general practitioner named Dr. Ernest Ceriani. Six decades later, Smith’s images from those three weeks remain as fresh as they were the moment he took them, and as revelatory as they surely felt to millions of LIFE’s readers as they encountered Dr. Ceriani, his patients and his fellow tough, uncompromising Coloradans. Born on a sheep ranch in...
  • Good movie if you can't sleep...

    08/01/2015 10:59:44 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/2/2015 | jojkovsk
    ...I stayed up to watch the end and now I'm going to sleep. I enjoyed this, I think you will too. "The Battle of Vienna"...historical drama, the Catholic Church and Renaissance Europe are threatened and outnumbered by the armies of Islamic jihad. Ran across it browsing, never seen it before. Pretty good.
  • Asian Movie for a Sunday Evening

    08/01/2015 10:44:14 PM PDT · by Fai Mao · 14 replies
    You Tube, Golden Harvest ^ | 1994 | Stephen Chow
    I'd like to start a ping list for Bolliwood and Hong Kong Movies. Often these are low budget by US standards but can be really funny and lack the PC nonsense in Hollywood productions. This one is a spoof of James Bond, Peter Gun, Get Smart, Die Hard, and Lethal Weapon and several Bruce Lee Films. It is low brow humor very bloody and a tremendous amount of fun. See how many parodies you can identify. Enjoy
  • Armed Robbery in a Pizzaria in Brazil (Warning Shock Images)

    08/01/2015 9:16:56 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 43 replies
    Armed robbery in a pizzeria in Brazil
  • NASA Pings a Passing Space Peanut

    08/01/2015 9:02:35 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    discovery.com ^ | Aug 1, 2015 07:14 PM ET | Jason Major
    On July 25, 2015, the near-Earth asteroid 1999 JD6 made its closest pass of Earth in at least over a century, coming within 4.5 million miles of our planet (7.2 million kilometers, or about 19 times the distance between Earth and the moon) and traveling at a relative velocity of 45,410 mph (20.3 km/s). As the 1.2-mile (2 km) asteroid zipped by, NASA aimed two of its largest radio telescopes at it, bouncing radar waves off its surface to measure its size, shape, and rotation. ...1999 JD6 is what’s known as a “contact binary,” a peanut-shaped world that’s likely the...
  • Chinese Company Replaces Humans With Robots, Production Skyrockets, Mistakes Disappear

    08/01/2015 8:00:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/01/2015 | Tyler Durden
    "I believe that anyone who has a job and works full time, they should be able to pay the things that sustain life: food, shelter and clothing. I can't even do that."That rather depressing quote is from 61-year old Rebecca Cornick. She’s a grandmother and a 9-year Wendy’s veteran who spoke to CBS News. Rebecca makes $9 an hour and her plight is representative of fast food workers across the country who are campaigning for higher pay. The fast food worker pay debate is part of a larger discussion as "states and cities across the country [wrestle] with the idea of...
  • FOX News Hires Ex-Porn Star Jenna Jameson as Pundit [satire]

    08/01/2015 7:47:24 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    BS News ^ | August 1, 2015 | Billy Dane
    FOX News has hired former porn queen Jenna Jameson to provide commentary on the 2016 elections. FOX News President Roger Ailes said Jameson would be a big hit with their male viewers. “Jenna’s previous appearances have proven popular, so we’re delighted to welcome her back,” said Ailes. Jameson had previously appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor.”
  • SPECTRE: Will Radiohead Perform the Next Bond Theme? Place Your Bets!

    08/01/2015 7:27:34 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies
    We recently posted the betting odds for the artist who has been tapped to sing the new theme for Sam Mendes’ upcoming James Bond film, Spectre, but a new frontrunner has emerged. Apparently, an anonymous bettor wanted to place a £15,000 ($23,000) wager down on the English rock band Radiohead. (Mendes and Daniel Craig are both reported to be big fans, for what it’s worth.) That was a big enough chunk of change to necessitate a suspension of all betting on the Spectretheme by that particular bookie. And yet it’s clearly not going to stop the anticipation mounting for the 24th Bond film, which is due to open October 26th in...
  • Anyone near any of the numerous wild fires in CA?

    08/01/2015 7:25:41 PM PDT · by rey · 23 replies
    Is anyone near any of the many fires in CA? I am in Sonoma County and there is a a steady stream of emergency aircraft flying. There are over 70 lightening fires in Humboldt county and a dozen in Mendocino County. Looking at the state wide map there are over 25 major fires. We have been hazed over for 2 days from the smoke from the Rocky Fire near Clearlake that has consumed 25000 acres in a little over 3 days. I understand some of the fires in Mendocino and Lake County may be arson.
  • Vanity: Please Pray for My Cousin - Medically Induced Coma from Brain Bleed

    08/01/2015 7:18:14 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 48 replies
    Life ^ | 08/01/15 | Self
    I thank you in advance for sending up a prayer for my cousin. On his vacation with his wife, he fell in the night in his hotel room (not from his bed, not in the bathroom) and was unconscious when his wife, awakening from sleep, heard the thud of his fall. He was rushed to the hospital where they found way too much blood in the brain to operate. They have him now in a medical coma and it has been several days. He now has an infection in his lungs and blood that they are treating with antibiotics. He...
  • DEPUTIES: MAN TRIED TO CHEW OFF FINGERPRINTS AFTER ARREST TO AVOID BEING IDENTIFIED

    08/01/2015 7:15:43 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 9 replies
    KTRK-TV ^ | August 01, 2015 | No Attribution
    LEE COUNTY, FL -- Deputies in Florida say a theft suspect tried to chew off his own fingerprints so he wouldn't be identified. Warning: Some people may find the video above difficult to watch
  • Lincoln vs. Lee: How History is Distorted to Preserve Legends [Comparing their views on race]

    08/01/2015 7:09:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/01/2015 | William Sullivan
    Social engineers have a knack for destroying history, then self-servingly reshaping it to align with political agendas for consumption by the masses.  The results of their skill are no better exemplified than we are currently witnessing.  Confederate history is quite literally being destroyed, as monuments to Robert E. Lee and other Confederate heroes are being defaced by ignorant vandals who know nothing more than the legend of how Abraham Lincoln and his brave Union army crushed Jefferson Davis’ and Robert E. Lee’s Southern hordes in the name of liberating enslaved blacks.  That this is legend is in no way...
  • Old films found in an attic bring long-lost love story back to life

    08/01/2015 6:58:09 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 11 replies
    cbs ^ | july 31, 2015 | steve hartman
    Someone found in an attic old 16 mm home movies from the 1930s -- labeled Kodachrome experiment. "Yeah, I was intrigued. So I took the projector, I took the films and I started to watch," Bill said. "And I loved what I saw. I saw scenes of our community and they were in color!" -snip He found out the photographer, a guy named Bob Kramer, went to work for Kodak labs right out of high school -- and that girl was his high school sweetheart, Leona Sharp. She would be 96 years old if she were alive. He found an...
  • Mark Cuban praised Donald Trump for being 'the best thing to happen to politics' in recent history

    08/01/2015 6:40:10 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 4 replies
    Business Insider / St. John News Online ^ | Posted Aug. 1, 2015 at 3:30 PM | By Colin Campbell
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had nothing but praise for fellow billionaire Donald Trump in a recent post on social media. Cuban, writing on his Cyber Dust app, said the Republican presidential candidate was "probably the best thing to happen to politics in a long long time." Trump, a real-estate magnate and television personality, has been at the center of a media firestorm since kicking off his campaign last month. Trump generated reams of headlines while accusing the Mexican government of sending its country's criminals to the US. Trump also briefly questioned the war record of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona)....
  • UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Live Thread

    08/01/2015 6:26:31 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 128 replies
    UFC | 08/01/2015
    Main Card (PPV) 10pm ET / 7pm PT / 3am UK 135lbs- Ronda Rousey (11-0) vs. Bethe Correia (9-0) {Women’s Bantamweight Title Fight} 205lbs- Mauricio Rua (22-10) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-6) 155lbs- Fernando Bruno (15-2) vs. Glaico Franca (12-3) 135lbs- Dileno Lopes (18-1) vs. Reginaldo Vieira (12-3) 265lbs- Stefan Struve (25-7) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-9-1) 265lbs- Antonio Silva (18-7-1) vs. Soa Palelei (22-4) 115lbs- Claudia Gadelha (12-1) vs. Jessica Aguilar (19-4) Preliminary Bouts (FS1) 8pm ET / 5pm PT/ 1am UK 170lbs- Neil Magny (15-3) vs. Demian Maia (20-6)
  • Angel's Glow: The Bacterium that Saved Civil War Soldiers

    08/01/2015 5:39:54 PM PDT · by Talisker · 24 replies
    Kids Discover ^ | August 19, 2013
    As the sun went down after the 1862 Battle of Shiloh during the Civil War, some soldiers noticed that their wounds were glowing a faint blue. Many men waited on the rainy, muddy Tennessee battlefield for two days that April, until medics could treat them. Once they were taken to field hospitals, the troops with glowing wounds were more likely to survive their injuries — and to get better faster. Thus the mysterious blue light was dubbed “Angel’s Glow.” In 2001, 17-year-old Civil War buff Bill Martin visited the Shiloh battlefield with his family and heard the legend of Angel’s...
  • Liberal Gave All Employees 70k Minimum Wage, Then THIS Happened! (Going Broke)

    08/01/2015 5:39:10 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 34 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 8/1/2015 | JASON W. STEVENS
    They say what goes around comes around. In this case, ignore the basic laws of economics and human nature, and you’ll soon find yourself living in a van down by the river. That looks to be in the very near future for one liberal CEO who insisted on making a political statement about the minimum wage, rather than looking after the best interests of his employees and company. We predicted this would happen. But then again, conservatives tend to understand basic economics better than your typical liberal nutcase.
  • Horrific injuries suffered by teenage girl attacked by gang of catcalling men ...

    08/01/2015 5:37:10 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    An 18-year-old girl has been left with horrific injuries after she was attacked by a gang of men for wearing a bikini. Jessica Byrnes-Laird from Haughton, Louisiana, stopped at a local convenience store on the way back from the beach with her boyfriend on Sunday. Surveillance footage shows the group of men then approached the car and started catcalling her. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3182354/Horrific-injuries-suffered-girl-attacked-gang-catcalling-men-wearing-bikini-way-beach.html#ixzz3hc6OiKm6 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • "Charged Rhetoric"? New York Times Playing the Race Card On Donald Trump

    08/01/2015 4:10:59 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 11 replies
    http://www.newsbusters.org ^ | 8/1/2015 | Jeffrey Lord
    The New York Times is playing the race card on Donald Trump. Surprise! In a front page story on Friday the so-called "paper of record" headlined the surging GOP presidential this way: "Donald Trump's Instinct for Racially Charged Rhetoric, Before His Presidential Bid." So, you might ask. What are Times readers about to discover in this latest liberal media hit piece on The Donald? We've now been through the media manufactured Trump/McCain crisis. In the aftermath his poll numbers went up, not down, as almost universally predicted by all with the solitary exception of Rush Limbaugh. Rush shrewdly understood that...
  • Fight breaks out at Bobbi Kristina's funeral...

    08/01/2015 4:10:29 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 52 replies
    DailyMail ^ | Louise Boyle, Laura Collins, Patt Shipp, Wills Robinson
    'Whitney will haunt you from the grave': Fight breaks out at Bobbi Kristina's funeral after Bobby Brown's screaming sister has to be 'escorted out by Tyler Per Last song played at funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown in Atlanta, Georgia was 'Jesus Loves Me' by Whitney Houston Bobby Brown wrote a special message in the funeral's program which read, 'I also will always love you.' Feud between Brown and Houston families spectacularly erupted during the funeral Her aunt, Leolah Brown launched a tirade at Pat Houston during the eulogy and was escorted out by Tyler Perry Members of Brown's family...
  • Michelle Obama: If I weren’t first lady, ‘I would be Beyonce’

    08/01/2015 4:08:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 76 replies
    msnbc ^ | Aug. 1, 2015 | Kara Stiles
    If Michelle Obama weren’t first lady, she knows exactly what she would do. In an Instagram posted Friday, rapper Wale asks the first lady, “If you had the opportunity to have a different occupation, what would it be?” “I would be Beyonce,” she responds.
  • BREAKING: Obama Fast and Furious Weapon Used In Garland Terrorist Attack

    08/01/2015 3:57:50 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 22 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 8/1/2015 | Jim Hoft
    On December 14, 2010, Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot dead by a group of suspected drug cartel along the Mexican border in Peck Canyon, northwest of Nogales, Arizona. The guns used to kill Brian Terry were traced back to Operation Fast and Furious. In September 2011 the Attorney General of Mexico confirmed 200 murders happened in Mexico as a direct result of Operation Fast and Furious. In May 2012 another murder connected to Operation Fast and Furious surfaced. According to a congressional report released, Mario González Rodríguez, brother of the state attorney general of Chihuahua at the time,...
  • Jail inmate in Arizona pulls eye out of its socket

    08/01/2015 3:15:41 PM PDT · by digger48 · 43 replies
    wishtv ^ | August 1, 2015 | ap
    <p>FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket.</p> <p>Sheriff’s officials in Pinal County, just southeast of Phoenix, say Colin Corkhill, of Scottsdale, was booked into jail Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder, auto theft, aggravated assault and resisting arrest.</p>
  • Bin Laden family on Blackbushe Airport crash plane

    08/01/2015 2:50:09 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | August 1, 2015
    Family members of Osama Bin Laden were killed in a private jet crash in Hampshire on Friday, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK has said. It came down near Blackbushe Airport, close to the Surrey border, killing the pilot and all three passengers. In a statement, the Saudi ambassador to the UK, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, offered condolences to the Bin Laden family. The embassy said it was in contact with the British crash investigators. The statement said: "His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud... has paid his condolences to the family and relatives of...
  • Boko Haram Slits the Throats of Sixteen Christian Fishermen.

    08/01/2015 2:48:54 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug 1, 2015 | by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    The massacre took place last Monday, but the news was released only yesterday because the area of ​​Lake Chad is devoid of any type of telephone; survivors had to reach Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, to raise the alarm.
  • Garland Terrorist Allegedly Bought Fast and Furious Handgun

    08/01/2015 2:36:09 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/01/2015 | Bob Price
    One of the terrorists involved in the attack on the Mohammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Texas, was allegedly allowed to purchase a 9mm handgun from a gun store that is connected to the infamous Fast and Furious gun program run by the Obama Administration in 2010. The pistol was reported to have been purchased at Lone Wolf Trading Co. located in Phoenix. Lone Wolf was known at the time by gun smugglers to be a store that would sell firearms illegally, according to a report by Richard Serrano with the Chicago Tribune. Nadir Soofi, one of the two...
  • Windows 10 review: The first 24 hours

    08/01/2015 2:27:53 PM PDT · by RBStealth · 85 replies
    BGR ^ | July 31, 2015 | Jacob Siegel
    When I first upgraded to Windows 7 back in 2009, I was shocked. Microsoft had somehow recovered from the mediocrity of Windows Vista and built an operating system that felt like the natural progression from Windows XP. It was clean, it ran better and most importantly, it didn’t try to fix what wasn’t broken. Then Windows 8 happened. I was smart/fortunate enough to avoid Windows 8 altogether, but as a fan of new technology, I couldn’t help but feel a little left out. I wanted the latest and greatest, and now, nearly three years later, it has arrived in the...
  • Caitlyn Jenner comes under fire from transgender friends for being too conservative in trailer (edit

    08/01/2015 1:32:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 1, 2015
    She has become a national icon of gender politics. But now it seems Caitlyn Jenner could be coming under fire from fellow transgender women due to her self-confessed conservative views. The hardcore Republican lands in hot water in the latest traliler for I Am Cait, after complaining about overly generous social programs while discussing how to address the problems people in their community face.
  • How do I post pictures on FR????

    08/01/2015 1:31:17 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 71 replies
    me ^ | Aug 1, 2015 | HarleyLady27
    How do I post pictures from my picture library to FR????
  • 10 Books You Pretend to Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them) (science fiction/fantasy)

    08/01/2015 1:29:27 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 226 replies
    io9 ^ | July 30, 2015 | Charlie Jane Anders
    Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books--but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's easier to fake it. We asked some of our favorite writers, and they told us the 10 books that everyone pretends to have read. And why you should actually read them. From Asimov to Pynchon, science fiction contains some fantastic, ambitious works of genre fiction. But a lot of us get overwhelmed. And it's not that hard to fake a first-hand knowledge of these books, because they're everywhere, and we've heard people talk about them so...
  • Judge Orders Hillary To Account For Server Under Penalty Of Perjury

    08/01/2015 1:26:04 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 22 replies
    http://www.rightwingnews.com ^ | 8/1/2015 | John Brodigan
    For months, Hillary Clinton was able to circumvent responsibility from her deleted email server, using the defense “It’s not illegally if I do it.” Well, a U.S. District court disagrees… U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan issued an order late Friday afternoon ordering former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and two of her most intimate State Department aides, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, to account for, under penalty of perjury, their use of Clinton’s ‘home-brew’ server kept at her Chappaqua, New York home during Clinton’s four-year tenure as secretary, as well as any official documents in their possession. The order...
  • Donald Trump Becomes The Face Of The GOP As He Surges To Huge Lead In Iowa

    08/01/2015 12:38:34 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 95 replies
    Politics USA ^ | Saturday, August, 1st, 2015, 3:29 pm | By: Keith Brekhus
    A Gravis Marketing poll released on July 31st confirms that Donald Trump has become the face of the Republican Party. Sure, party insiders and pundits are still trying to distance themselves from Trump’s toxic rhetoric, but much to their chagrin, Republican voters are embracing Trump’s politics of derision and division. The Gravis Marketing poll found Trump surging to a huge lead in Iowa. Trump polled at 31 percent in the GOP field, followed by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at 15 percent, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at 10 percent. Several other Republican candidates were mired in the single digits....
  • At Tiny Scales, a Giant Burst on Tree of Life

    08/01/2015 12:35:32 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 5 replies
    Quanta Magazine ^ | 7/28/15 | Kevin Hartnett
    A new technique for finding and characterizing microbes has boosted the number of known bacteria by almost 50 percent, revealing a hidden world all around us.It used to be that to find new forms of life, all you had to do was take a walk in the woods. Now it’s not so simple. The most conspicuous organisms have long since been cataloged and fixed on the tree of life, and the ones that remain undiscovered don’t give themselves up easily. You could spend all day by the same watering hole with the best scientific instruments and come up with...
  • Man claiming to be Obama’s son arrested

    08/01/2015 12:28:08 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 41 replies
    WGN TV ^ | 8/1/2015 | CALLIE COUNSELLOR
    CHICAGO — A man claiming to be President Obama’s son now has to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet after causing a bomb scare outside Obama’s Kenwood home. Marquez Hassell, 20, was arrested Thursday after he approached the Obamas’ house on the 5000 block of South Greenwood Avenue and dropped a duffel bag over a barricade, which a secret service agent deemed suspicious. Police and a bomb squad responded and discovered that it contained an empty aerosol can, pieces of broken glass and personal hygiene items. Hassell told police he was Obama’s son and that the President was scheduled to return...
  • Democrats Now Consider Donald Trump a 'Serious' Republican Candidate

    08/01/2015 12:04:24 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 28 replies
    Jezebel ^ | 8/1/2015 | Stassa Edwards
    Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy might seem like a joke—a dark, sad performance piece meant to reveal the ugly id of American voters—but the Democratic National Committee is taking the bid seriously. Trump is, after all, leading the current GOP field by an impressive margin. According to a report from The Guardian, the DNC has now assigned a full-time staff member to the Trump campaign. The staff member will be “devoted to responding to statements and pushing back against his campaign.” http://jezebel.com/democrats-now-consider-donald-trump-a-serious-republica-1721502146
  • T-Minus 12 Days to Perihelion, Rosetta’s Comet Up Close and in 3D

    08/01/2015 11:43:56 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | on August 1, 2015 | Bob King
    After first touching down, Philae was able to use its gas-sniffing Ptolemy and COSAC instruments to determine the makeup of the comet’s atmosphere and surface materials. COSAC analyzed samples that entered tubes at the bottom of the lander and found ice-poor dust grains that were rich in organic compounds containing carbon and nitrogen. It found 16 in all including methyl isocyanate, acetone, propionaldehyde and acetamide that had never been seen in comets before. Ptolemy sampled the atmosphere entering tubes at the top of the lander and identified water vapor, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide, along with smaller amounts of carbon-bearing...
  • Tent Added for More Space for Illegal Crossers

    08/01/2015 11:08:35 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 10 replies
    KRGV.com ^ | 08/01/2015 | KRGV
    MCALLEN - The city of McAllen set up another tent outside of Sacred Heart Church. More space is needed as illegal crossers continue to be released. Catholic charities said federal authorities released the illegal crossers without any travel documents. “We've seen almost a doubling of our numbers, I would say, in the last 3-4 weeks,” said Sacred Heart Church Volunteer Coordinator Deb Boyce. “There are a number of refugees that are being released now without bus tickets in hand, so when they come to the center, you know, we have to make arrangements for them,” Volunteers are helping the crossers...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary August 1, 2015

    08/01/2015 11:06:22 AM PDT · by Excellence · 12 replies
    WeatherBELL Analytics ^ | August 1, 2015 | Joe Bastardi
    Rather lengthy explanation of the coming el nino, and how it will affect global temps.
  • A hungry Brit wants cat arrested for eating his bacon

    08/01/2015 10:57:59 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 43 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Ashley Lewis
    It was just a catty complaint. A hungry Brit called the West Yorkshire police seeking to rat out his girlfriend — and their pet feline — for devouring his precious bacon. “Me girlfriend has let the cat eat my bacon,” the man could be heard telling a dispatcher in an audio clip of the call released by police. “I want to press charges.” The bizarre complaint did not rattle the operator. She asked the man if he wanted to press charges against the cat or his girlfriend. Both of them, he said.
  • Vanity-Hillary can't get her broom lit-Trump sucking her oxygen!

    08/01/2015 10:22:46 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 24 replies
    Hillary trying everything- Bimbo eruption Hypothyroidism Huma overpaid Weiner copycat