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  • Poor little snowflake!

    12/04/2016 6:46:42 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
  • How to respond to a non-GOP friend

    12/04/2016 6:30:03 PM PST · by Degaston · 51 replies
    I have a friend who is very intelligent and talented. However when it comes to politics he is a diehard Democrat who IMO doesn't seem to look at the whole picture. He likes to refer to Republicans as "Reds". Well judge for yourself as here is something he wrote today.   "Reds are upside down on every question. Affordable healthcare is bad, Russia is good, our allies not so much. Cutting taxes and over spending on unnecessary military equipment is a good idea. Civil rights are bad. Reducing the population by 10 percent is a good idea. Launching multiple Trade...
  • CHROME CRASHES ALL THE TIME

    12/04/2016 5:51:32 PM PST · by knarf · 61 replies
    self ^ | December 4, 2016 | knarf
    I've been fighting Chrome for four days and I'm done with it.I operate W7 and I like it.I've had trouble free Chrome for a couple of years, but it has frozen and crashed way too many times in the last four days.Need Freeper input
  • "Trump talks with Taiwan President" (Taiwan cartoon)

    12/04/2016 5:34:58 PM PST · by jiggyboy · 21 replies
    TomoNewsUS ^ | December 4, 2016 | TomoNewsUS
    (Full title: "Trump talks with Taiwan President: Tsai Ing-wen calls Donald, Western media flips out") The subtitles: NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump spoke with Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a major departure from decades of U.S. policy in Asia. Trump tweeted last Friday, “The President of Taiwan CALLED ME today to wish me congratulations on winning the Presidency. Thank you!” About and hour later, he then tweeted, “Interesting how the U.S. sells Taiwan billions of dollars of military equipment but I should not accept a congratulatory call.” During an approximately 10 minute phone call, Tsai and Trump...
  • [Vanity]Just a reminder of the cluelessness of the rejected one.

    12/04/2016 5:32:32 PM PST · by StormPrepper · 37 replies
    12/4/2016 | Stormprepper
    I stand in awe of how utterly punked Obama looks after President-Elect Trumps handling of Carrier. Obama eating crow over Carrier deal? And it makes me wonder how many opportunities were missed because of the incompetence of the dems. How many lives could have been made better? How much suffering around the world could have been avoided but for the shear magnitude of dem ignorance and apathy? The dems are like the TV version of a cliche dumb mobster. They are both evil and stupid. But I'm torn on this issue however... Obama is not stupid. But the fact that...
  • Nixon and China

    12/04/2016 5:10:23 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 19 replies
    vanity
    "Opening relations with China" is considered to be one of the hallmark accomplishments of President Nixon's accomplishments. In light of the controversy surrounding President-elect Trump's call to Taiwan, and the overall sense that there needs to be a dramatic re-adjustment of our relations with Beijing in general, I wanted to know what role President Nixon and his legacy has played for the better or the worse with regard to our long term interests... How should we view China exactly?
  • It’s getting harder to ignore Pizzagate

    12/04/2016 4:43:47 PM PST · by rusty millet · 75 replies
    http://www.xyz.net.au/getting-harder-ignore-pizzagate/ ^ | December 4, 2016 | Moses Apostaticus
    Graphic content warning: This article contains disturbing information and subject matter. Several of the links in particular contain material which readers are likely to find upsetting, and made the editor physically sick. Please do not follow these links without taking this warning into account. The subject is serious enough, however, that it deserves investigation. For several months now, thousands of citizen journalists have been conducting an amateur online investigation into a very dark and disturbing topic. Beginning on the link-sharing site Reddit, thousands of volunteers have been investigating occult rituals and possible evidence of an organized pedophile ring at the...
  • Maryland teen charged with pricking classmates with lancet

    12/04/2016 3:56:30 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 20 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | December 3, 2016 11:16 am | AP
    FALLSTON, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school student faces assault and other charges after authorities say he brought a lancet to school and pricked nearly two dozen students. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says the Fallston High School student used the lancet on 23 classmates in two classrooms and a hallway Thursday. Some victims reported being struck in the neck.
  • Sign a whitehouse.gov petition for the next major U.S. Navy Ship be named "USS The Deplorables"

    12/04/2016 3:33:13 PM PST · by WMarshal · 17 replies
    The White House website ^ | December 4th, 2016 | D.S.
    Please sign a whitehouse.gov petition asking that the next major U.S. Navy Ship be named "USS The Deplorables". Let us have pushing to recognize those citizens who rose up to defend America and The Constitution from the globalists (and to tweak Obama's nose).
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 7 Episode 7

    12/04/2016 3:19:21 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 28 replies
    N/A | December 4, 2016 | N/A
  • Satanic Temple strikes out against new Texas abortion rules

    12/04/2016 3:15:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    chron.com ^ | 12:38 pm, Sunday, December 4, 2016 | Keri Blakinger
    "The Satanic Temple believes burial rites are a well-established component of religious practice. This is undisputed in the entirety of US legal history," the group said in a statement published on its homepage, adding that the Temple's belief in the "inviolability of the body" stands in direct conflict with the new rules. "The First Amendment protects our right to practice our beliefs, and under the Religious Freedom Reform Act (RFRA), the State must present a compelling reason for why they want to enforce rules that inhibit adherence to our religious practices," the group continued in the release also posted on...
  • Political Correctness Run Amok — Literature Must Not Be a ‘Safe Space’

    12/04/2016 3:12:33 PM PST · by JayGalt · 31 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/ ^ | 12/4/2016 | Adrienne Ross
    Adrienne Ross: Political Correctness Run Amok — Literature Must Not Be a ‘Safe Space’ The inclination to coddle young people and protect their fragile sensibilities is growing by the day, and now, it has hit home in a way that bears further criticism. We are traveling down a road in which anything that is politically incorrect, deemed dangerous, or simply makes one uncomfortable must be eliminated. Add race to the mix, and we lose our collective minds. A dangerous mindset it is, and as it has affected a Virginia school district, leading to its decision to ban two American literary...
  • Aleppo’s Clown, Who Made Children Laugh, Killed in Airstrike

    12/04/2016 2:14:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Sunday, 4 December 2016
    An airstrike on Thursday has ended the life of the 24-year-old Anas al-Basha, who was known as Aleppo’s clown. Basha, who was also a civil rights activist, chose to remain in the divided Aleppo to work with children and mitigate their traumas in the conflict-torn, northwestern Syrian city. The activist’s corpse was found buried under the rubble with the hat and makeup he wore in his role as a clown, in the eastern part of the city, which was held by the rebels. After heavy airstrikes, the Syrian regime has regained on Sunday more than half of Aleppo. His death...
  • #BREAKING Italy's Renzi loses referendum on constitutional reform: exit polls

    12/04/2016 2:11:35 PM PST · by max americana · 70 replies
    afp twitter ^ | dec 4, 2016 | max americana
    Viva L Italia! La morte per l'Unione europea (death to the E.U)
  • In Pictures: What the Kaaba’s Interior Looks Like

    12/04/2016 2:10:47 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Sunday, 4 December 2016
    In an area that does not exceed 180 meters square, the Kaaba contains three wooden columns which hold the Kaaba's ceiling. The wood used is one of the strongest types of wood and they were put by the prophet's companion Abdullah bin Zubair. They are more than 1,350 years old and are dark brown. The perimeter of each column is around 150 centimeters while the diameter is 44 centimeters. Each column has a squared wooden base. Between these three columns, there is a pillar from which the Kaaba's gifts are suspended. This pillar passes through all three columns and its...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 12/4 7-11pm est

    12/04/2016 1:49:07 PM PST · by Vision · 43 replies
    WAMU ^ | 12/4/16 | Murray Horwitz
    Friends it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen LiveInfo *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.Official OTR Blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread: http://kallmansalley.com/
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  • Colin Kaepernick - Hater of America - - Continues his AWFUL NFL Season!

    12/04/2016 1:19:36 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 90 replies
    Colin Kaepernick hates America. And everybody hates him. And he also sucks at football. Today's dismal performance was yet another example of that. He became most likely the first NFL quarterback in history to have more SACKS than passing yards in a game. He only completed one pass for four yards and spent the rest of his time getting his ass knocked to the ground by the 2-9 Bears. FIVE sacks and only FOUR passing yards! In an apparent humanitarian gesture, they pulled his sorry America-hating ass from the game early on. Now San Francisco is is 1-11. The only...
  • A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

    12/04/2016 12:51:13 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 12 replies
    russp.us ^ | 2011 | Russ Paielli
    The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know. Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress. Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not...
  • MARK LEVIN: Economic authoritarianism has now arrived...

    12/04/2016 11:40:29 AM PST · by conservative98 · 101 replies
    Economic authoritarianism has now arrived... Mark Levin·Sunday, December 4, 2016 Economic authoritarianism has now arrived; sorry, there is no other way to put it. I am reminded of Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt, both of whom used the power of the federal government to intimidate and even crush legitimate, law-abiding businesses for failing to abide by their political demands. This is a disgrace, and we should all object to it. It concerns me to no end that there are putative Republicans and conservatives who rally around such un-American and destructive strong-arm tactics. And the fact that it is declared by...
  • Teenage Afghan immigrant is arrested in Germany [rape/murder case]

    12/04/2016 11:38:44 AM PST · by Enchante · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 4, 2016 | Allan Hall
    A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany for the rape and murder of the 19-year-old daughter of a senior EU official. Medical student Maria Ladenburger, who volunteered at a refugee home in her spare time, was found dead in the university city of Freiburg, near the border with Switzerland in mid October. Her father is Dr. Clemens Ladenburger, a lawyer who works as the right hand man to the legal director of the European Commission. It is unclear whether she ever met her murderer before he took her life.
  • Bible Distributions Helping Equip Cuba’s Christians - (Photos)

    12/04/2016 11:15:34 AM PST · by re_tail20 · 9 replies
    B. G. E. A. ^ | December 1, 2016 | B. G. E. A.
    Photos of Cubans receiving badly needed Bibles.
  • ATTENTION Hillary Supporters: States that allow 1st Cousins to Marry that gave Hillary 164 EVs

    12/04/2016 11:03:02 AM PST · by rface · 60 replies
    internet | 12.06.2016 | rface
    1st Cousins can Marry States in these States, and these states cast their Electoral votes for Cankles: CA with 55 EV CO with 09 EV NM with 05 EV NY with 29 EV VA with 13 EV MD with 10 EV NJ with 14 EV CT with 07 EV RI with 04 EV MA with 11 EV ME with 03/04 EV HI with 04 EV Was. DC 03 EV This is the list of First Cousins can Marry States that voted for Cankles. Total for Hillary from First Cousins can Marry States = 167 EVs
  • Caption Time

    12/04/2016 9:51:06 AM PST · by PROCON · 35 replies
    Vanity | Dec. 4, 2016
    "Don't quit your day job!"
  • More Hotels Are Checking Out of The Bible Business

    12/04/2016 9:48:51 AM PST · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    LA Times ^ | December 4, 2016
    More Hotels Are Checking Out of The Bible Business Moxy Berlin Hotel opening party The Moxy Berlin Hotel opened in October. Marriott International has recently decided that no religious materials should be offered at Moxy and Edition hotels, two of its newest millennial-oriented hotel brands. When the ultra-hip Moxy Hotel opens in San Diego next year, the rooms will be stocked with the usual amenities — an alarm clock, hair dryer, writing desk and flat-screen TV. But you won’t find a Bible in the bedside nightstand. Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, supplies a Bible and the Book of...
  • Journalist’s tell-all on mobster tied to JFK might have gotten her killed

    12/04/2016 9:25:28 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 87 replies
    http://nypost.com ^ | 12/04/2016 | Susan Edelman
    On the night before her shocking death, Dorothy Kilgallen, a star panelist on the hit TV game show “What’s My Line?” correctly guessed the occupation of a mystery guest: a woman who sold dynamite. The glamorous, razor-sharp Kilgallen delighted viewers, but behind the scenes, the dogged and courageous reporter was hot on the trail of the biggest story of her life: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The morning after that show, on Nov. 8, 1965, the 52-year-old newspaper columnist hailed by The Post as “the most powerful female voice in America” was dead in her Manhattan town house....
  • CNN’s Van Jones: Muslims turn to jihad “when people say stuff like Trump.(tr)

    12/04/2016 9:17:21 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 78 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 12/04/2016 | Robert Spencer
    full title :CNN’s Van Jones: Muslims turn to jihad “when people say stuff like Trump. Trump kind of helps make people radical”. Dylann Roof wasn’t screaming “Jesus is Lord!” as he murdered people in the Mother Emanuel Baptist Church. He didn’t quote the Bible to justify his actions. Islamic jihadists routinely scream “Allahu akbar!” as they are killing, and invoke the Qur’an and Sunnah to justify their actions. But for Van Jones and Paul Begala, it is simply not possible that Muslims might kill Infidels for reasons that are found within the Islamic religion. The poor dears must have been...
  • Get Ready: Donald Trump’s Appointing Gen. James Mattis(truncated)

    12/04/2016 9:13:43 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 10 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 12/04/2016 | Walid Shoebat
    Full title : Get Ready: Donald Trump’s Appointing Gen. James Mattis Is Prepping For The Coming War With Indonesia And Islam’s “Two Hundred Million Man Army”. Since prophecy dictates that a “two hundred million man army” will be coming against “Jerusalem” should we then wonder why Donald Trump is appointing “General James “Mad Dog” Mattis as defense secretary? This coming threat mandates the U.S. restrengthen for an upcoming time of war. It is not just “the economy stupid,” scriptures insists that when the world says “peace” is when war erupts “sudden destruction cometh” (1 Thess 5:3). How many times have...
  • NATIONAL COOKIE DAY National Cookie Day is observed annually on December 4th.

    12/04/2016 9:08:15 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 22 replies
    We can thank the Dutch for more than windmills and tulips. The English word “cookie” is derived from the Dutch word “koekie” meaning little cake. There have been cookie-like hard wafers in existence for as long as baking has been documented. This is because they traveled well however, they were usually not sweet enough to be considered cookies by modern day standards. The origin of the cookie appears to begin in Persia in the 7th century, soon after the use of sugar became common in the region. They were then spread to Europe through the Muslim conquest of Spain. Cookies...
  • 47 DAYS!!!!!!

    12/04/2016 8:29:14 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 35 replies
    12/4/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 47 days, 0 hours, 29 minutes, 20 seconds until the stuttering enemy-agent Muslim-excusing prancing pusillanimous embarrassing lawless defiling vote-faking unctuous hypocritical sniveling whining overreaching disreputable sulking treacherous osquandering odious disgusting backstabbing election-corrupting robbery-inclined formulaic callous violence-agitating motherless-punk puerile intruding sickening wicked sullen wretched venal psychopathic grifting peculiar furious (and fast) gratuitously-opining lame-duck faithless spying-for-enemies fake irrational dejected demanding juvenile delinquent malicious detestable conniving Marxism-loving America-surrendering sly villainous shameful touchy unwelcome abominable indecisive moronical stomach-turning depressed meddling corrupt predatory impoverishing personal-history-concealing apathetic absurd unaccomplished black-supremacist repressive putrescent fallacious contemptible simpering megalomaniacal subversive sputtering vicious disruptive perjurious taxing predictable nauseating...
  • Where Do SJWs Come From?

    12/04/2016 8:24:47 AM PST · by tbw2 · 57 replies
    Rebel Media ^ | 10/27/2016 | Rebel Media
    Where Do SJWs Come From?
  • The Rise of Political Correctness

    12/04/2016 8:14:06 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    Independent Institute ^ | 28 Nov, 2016 | Angelo M. Codevilla
    “Comrade, your statement is factually incorrect.” “Yes, it is. But it is politically correct.” The notion of political correctness came into use among Communists in the 1930s as a semi-humorous reminder that the Party’s interest is to be treated as a reality that ranks above reality itself. Because all progressives, Communists included, claim to be about creating new human realities, they are perpetually at war against nature’s laws and limits. But since reality does not yield, progressives end up pretending that they themselves embody those new realities. Hence, any progressive movement’s nominal goal eventually ends up being subordinated to the...
  • Awaiting Epic Ken Burns Anti-Trump Rant (Silent Since Election Day)

    12/04/2016 8:02:22 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 25 replies
    Self | December 4, 2016 | PJ-Comix
    Few celebs have been more rabidly anti-Trump than Ken Burns of PBS documentary fame. If you had seen his Stanford commencement speech which was in reality an anti-Trump speech earlier this year, you would know what I mean. The way he sounded is that it would mark the end of the Republic if Trump were elected. Therefore right after the election I kept looking for what I thought would be the inevitable Ken Burns anti-Trump rant. It did not come. It is as if Ken Burns was so shaken up by the election result that he was paralyzed and unable...
  • A **Simple** Proposal to Reduce K-12 Costs andFree Children from K-12 Indoctrination Camps

    12/04/2016 7:36:12 AM PST · by wintertime · 116 replies
    wintertime | December 4, 2016 | wintertime
    Proposal: Award any child ( regardless of age) an official high school diploma from his local high school if they score above a certain level on the SAT, ACT, or GED exams. Why? 1) If the purpose of compulsory education laws is to produce literate and numerate citizens then scoring above a certain level on the SAT, ACT, or GED is proof of that. 2) Fewer students in school will reduce the number of teachers needed. This means fewer salaries, pensions, and benefits that must be paid by the taxpayers. It may even mean closing down and selling some schools...
  • What It's Like To Drive The Worst Car In The World – Jason Drives (Funniest. Video. Ever.)

    12/04/2016 6:09:50 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 19 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10-8-2015 | Jalopnik
    Jason Drives is a show about Jason Torchinsky driving the weird, the wonderful, and the downright insane. The Hoffmann is at least two of those things.
  • Kangaroo grabs a dog in a headlock before the pooch's owner comes to his rescue by PUNCHING [tr]

    12/04/2016 6:08:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 4, 2016 | Josh Hanrahan
    They're meant to be best friends, but not every man and his dog shares this kind of bond. Incredible footage has emerged of a man fighting a large kangaroo in the Australian Outback in an effort to protect his pet pooch from the aggressive animal's clinches. The moment the man stood toe-to-toe and traded punches with the marsupial to save his dog 'Max' was captured on camera by a friend, who videoed the fight from the safety of his vehicle. The video was taken on what appeared to be a hunting trip in rural bushland.
  • Revealed: Why there's so much alcohol in Clinton's bloodstream.

    12/04/2016 5:57:54 AM PST · by dangus · 18 replies
    She's a dissed Hillary!
  • Trump's Taiwan call exposes his inexperience, China state media say

    12/04/2016 5:45:12 AM PST · by RC one · 37 replies
    the Guardian ^ | Sunday 4 December 2016 | Tom Phillips
    Donald Trump’s controversial decision to hold a 10-minute phone call with Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, was caused by the billionaire’s lack of foreign policy experience, a mouthpiece for the Chinese government has claimed.In an editorial published on Sunday, the China Daily, a state-run English-language newspaper, said the affair had “exposed nothing but his and his transition team’s inexperience in dealing with foreign affairs”. Many had predicted that the call – the first known contact of its kind in almost four decades – would elicit a ferocious response from China’s leaders, who regard Taiwan as a breakaway province that should one...
  • Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

    12/04/2016 5:19:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    AP ^ | December 4, 2016 | Fred Goodall
    Deshaun Watson's mission is not over. The Heisman Trophy hopeful and third-ranked Clemson Tigers are ready to return to the College Football Playoff and try to resolve some unfinished business from last season. Watson bolstered his candidacy for the sport's biggest individual award by passing for three touchdowns and running for two more to lead the Tigers (12-1, No. 3 CFP) a 42-35 victory over No. 19 Virginia Tech in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game Saturday night.
  • Are you being served?

    12/04/2016 2:25:49 AM PST · by Fai Mao · 39 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1967 | Comedy Playhouse
    Somewhat off color but really funnyAre you Being Served?
  • Alvin York (Sgt. York) And The IRS

    12/04/2016 1:44:38 AM PST · by Sontagged · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 9, 2014 | Richard Bachert
    How the federal government "honored" one of America's most heroic and decorated veterans.
  • Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

    12/04/2016 12:54:57 AM PST · by moose07 · 35 replies
    BBC ^ | 30 November 2016 | BBC
    A proposed private space mission is planning to visit Apollo 17's landing site on the Moon. A German team wants to land a pair of rovers on the lunar surface to inspect the buggy left behind in 1972 on the last crewed mission to the Moon. The group, called PT Scientists, is one of 16 teams vying for the $30m Google Lunar X-Prize. It has signed a deal with launch broker Spaceflight Inc. to secure a ride on a commercial launcher. The XPrize will award the first privately funded teams to land a robot on the Moon that travels more...
  • Albino Deer Blamed for Serious Motorcycle Wreck

    12/03/2016 11:02:47 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    KFOR ^ | DECEMBER 2, 2016 | LANCE WEST
    Witnesses say the accident looked so bad, they thought the motorcycle had been crushed by a car. The rider lost control of his bike on the bridge at 5th and Oklahoma Thursday night. It wasn't a car, but it was an albino deer that caused the accident. "I wouldn't want to hit a squirrel on a motorcycle, let alone a deer," Game Warden Wade Farrar said. Wildlife officials say deer are on the move right now looking for food and a mate. "So they have been covering a lot of ground. The male looking for a girlfriend, basically," Farrar said....
  • Couple Rewrites ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ to Show Importance of Consent

    12/03/2016 10:57:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    KFOR ^ | 12/3 | KATRINA BUTCHER
    A couple from Minnesota has re-imagined the classic Christmas song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” for a 21st-century audience, changing the song’s lyrics to emphasize the importance of consent. Singer-songwriters Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski, both from Minneapolis, said they were inspired to rework the song after bonding over a mutual dislike of the original’s lyrics, which were penned in 1944 by Frank Loesser. The duet features a man trying to dissuade a woman from leaving a party despite her repeated protestations that she has to go home. “What’s in this drink?” is one of the female lines. “What’s the sense...
  • American football could fall like the gladiators of ancient Rome

    12/03/2016 10:57:12 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 92 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 3, 2016 | Mary Pilon
    When I called my father back home in Oregon on a recent Sunday, he rattled off his thoughts about the election, the health of his two dogs and queries about holiday plans. But, as the child of a sports-loving house (Go, Ducks!), I was most surprised by what my dad wasn’t talking about on Sunday — football. He’s not alone in his waning interest. This season, ratings for professional football are down 27 percent across all of the major networks: ESPN, Fox, NBC and CBS, according Forbes. The decline in the ratings underscores a bigger truth that no one wants...
  • You Could live Basically Anywhere in This UFO Houseboat

    12/03/2016 10:47:47 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 1, 2016 | David K. Li
    This UFO-shaped houseboat could be the future of on and under — water living. Now, all Pierpolo Lazzarini needs is $1.1 million to make his out-of-this-world dream a reality, British news agency Media Drum World reported on Thursday. “People are worried about the seaworthiness but in reality there is not (the) kind of risk compared to other similar sized boats we are used to sailing with,” said Lazzarini, a car and yacht designer who is who is expected to soon launch a Kickstarter campaign, the Mirror reported.
  • ENTERTAINMENT HGTV Reesponds to ‘Fixer Upper’ Same-Sex Marriage Controversy

    12/03/2016 10:32:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 2, 2016 | Andrea Morabito
    HGTV is standing by the hosts of its popular home renovation series “Fixer Upper.” The channel issued a response after BuzzFeed reported earlier this week that Chip and Joanna Gaines attend a church whose pastor has spoken out against same-sex marriage, and raised the question of whether gay couples would be welcome on the show. “We don’t discriminate against members of the LGBT community in any of our shows,” the network said in a statement to The Post.
  • Reddit Cracking Down on ‘Most Toxic’ Trolls in Pro-Trump Forum

    12/03/2016 10:30:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 1, 2016
    Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has announced a plan to crack down on the “most toxic users” of a forum on the site used to discuss President-elect Donald Trump. Huffman writes in a post on the link-sharing and discussion platform that the actions being taken against some users of a forum titled “The_Donald” range from “warnings to timeouts to permanent bans.” Some commenters in the forum have repeatedly harassed Huffman.
  • I'm a Democrat and I'm ashamed at how tone deaf we've become

    12/03/2016 9:51:50 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    Fox News Opinion ^ | 12/3/2016 | Bryan Dean Wright
    During a shouting matching Thursday night between top aides of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the President-elect’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway summed up a key reason for why my Democratic Party lost – and will likely continue to lose. “There’s a difference for voters between what offends you and what affects you.” To understand what she meant, look to the recent developments in Indiana. Millions of voters in the Rust Belt are in awe as 1,100 of their fellow blue-collar workers at Carrier narrowly missed being laid off. Instead of training Mexican replacements, these Hoosiers are celebrating an American paycheck....
  • (Vanity) Penn State Big Ten Champs ! ! !

    12/03/2016 8:38:17 PM PST · by tomkat · 90 replies
    Vanity ^ | self
    We did It ! ! ! I'm going to bed but just HAD to post this ! ! !