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  • Abolish ICE? How About this.....

    07/21/2018 9:41:16 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 7 replies
    21 July 18 | hapnHAL
    Abolish ICE? How about this......... I would to see ICE personnel present at all election voting places. It would make Illegals think twice before trying to cast an illegal vote. Comments ?
  • Interesting thread speculating on Mueller working with FBI lovers

    07/21/2018 8:58:37 PM PDT · by MNDude · 27 replies
    Reader Account Share Support Thread Reader! Thread by @_ImperatorRex_: "1. BOMBSHELL from the Page/Strzok texts: I may have found the middleman the Mueller/Clinton cabal was using, to communicate with the FBI whi […]" 26 tweets an hour ago Profile picture REX @_ImperatorRex_ Follow Read on Twitter 359 subscribers Subscribe Read later Archive 1. BOMBSHELL from the Page/Strzok texts: I may have found the middleman the Mueller/Clinton cabal was using, to communicate with the FBI while MYE (Clinton’s exoneration) was on, b/w Jan 26 - 11 Nov, 2016. ALSO: 2. I’m confident that Robert Mueller himself is 'Bob' in the texts...
  • 97-Year-Old Trainer Bozzo Wins Again at Gulfstream

    07/21/2018 8:34:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies
    BloodHorse ^ | July 21, 2018
    When Gusty Wind drew off to win the fifth race at Gulfstream Park July 21 by 3 3/4 lengths, Jerry Bozzo broke his own record as the oldest trainer to win a Thoroughbred race. "It's very gratifying. I wish I could have been there in the winner's circle," said the 97-year-old Bozzo, who watched the victory on his home computer. "That would have pumped me up even more."
  • Maddow: ‘Feels Very Palpable’ ‘That the President Is a Foreign Agent’

    07/21/2018 8:30:54 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 21, 2018 | Ian Hanchett
    On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” MSNBC host Rachel Maddow stated that “The worst case scenario that the president is a foreign agent suddenly feels very palpable.”
  • After James Gunn Ouster, Mike Cernovich Turns Toward Comedians Patton Oswalt, Michael Ian Black

    07/21/2018 8:18:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 15 replies
    The Wrap ^ | July 21, 2018 | Tim Kenneally
    Is Mike Cernovich looking to add more scalps to his collection in the form of Patton Oswalt and Michael Ian Black? Right-wing provocateur Cernovich, whose online amplification of offensive tweets published years ago by director James Gunn preceded Gunn’s ouster from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie franchise on Friday, turned his attention toward comedians Oswalt and Black later on Friday, highlighting tweets by the comedians that he took issue with. One tweet shared by Cernovich on Friday night, posted by Black in June 2011, read, “I don’t like watching ‘iCarly’ with my daughter because there is nobody on that...
  • Meet The Texas Teachers $100,000 Club: 7,300 Six-Figure Salaries Cost Taxpayers $903 Million

    07/21/2018 7:42:01 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 19 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7/18/2018 | Adam Andrzejewski
    Do public schools in Texas pay $232,000 for coordinating PE classes? What about paying $340,000 to a high school music teacher and $127,000 to a librarian? Our auditors at OpenTheBooks.com found 7,327 Texas public school administrators, athletic directors, teachers, and other employees pulled down six-figure salaries costing taxpayers nearly $1 billion. In fiscal year 2017, superintendents earned as much as $450,000; “executive directors for assessment and compliance” received up to $302,820; and principals made as much as $313,870. Using our interactive mapping tool at OpenTheBooks.com, quickly review (by zip code) every Texas educator who made a salary of $100,000 or...
  • Woman Says She Telepathically Urged Mountain Lion Out of Her Oregon Home

    07/21/2018 7:38:28 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies
    NBC4i.com ^ | 7/21/2018 | Staff
    An Oregon woman is safe after finding a dangerous mountain lion dozing on her couch and it's all thanks, she says, to her telepathic connection with the beast. In a Facebook post that's now been seen by thousands, Lauren Taylor describes the otherworldly encounter as she experienced it earlier this month. "There's a mountain lion in our living room," Taylor wrote as she chronicled her meeting with the mountain lion in real time as it unfolded over the course of hours on July 7. " aylor said the mountain lion was asleep when she first spotted it. "When I made...
  • Weezer's biggest hit in a very long time is a cover of Toto's 'Africa'

    07/21/2018 7:29:54 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 24 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 2018 | Allison Stewart
    It started on Twitter, as these things often do. A then-14-year-old Weezer fan named Mary (@weezerafrica) began a public campaign to persuade the alt-rock band to cover the 1982 Toto hit “Africa.” For months, she kept at it, tweeting at the band’s members: When would they bless the rains down in Africa? Weezer eventually complied, and were shocked when their cover hit No. 1 on iTunes. One of the internet’s few universally beloved comfort food songs, “Africa” is the gift that keeps giving: Weezer hasn’t had a hit this big in almost a decade. The band is currently in the...
  • 1 woman dead, gunman in custody after opening fire outside Trader Joe's in Silver Lake

    07/21/2018 7:10:46 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 15 replies
    LA Times ^ | July 21, 2018 | RICHARD WINTON, JACK DOLAN, HARRIET RYAN and CHRISTINE MAI-DUC
    A gunman who opened fire outside a Trader Joe's in Silver Lake was in custody after a tense standoff that claimed the life of one woman inside the store. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the death, saying the woman was pulled out of the store by authorities and declared dead at the scene. The mayor released no other details, saying police were trying to reach next of kin. The incident began as family dispute in South Los Angeles involving a man in his late teens. Police said he shot his grandmother and a second woman at her residence. He then took...
  • Sketch released of suspect wanted for killing Dr. Mark Hausknecht (Bush Dr.)

    07/21/2018 6:50:52 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 36 replies
    ABC 13 HOUSTON ^ | 21 JULY 2018 | KTRK
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police have released a sketch of the person they believe killed a prominent Houston doctor Friday morning.
  • The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

    07/21/2018 6:18:51 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 36 replies
    20July 2018 | Natalie Wolchover
    New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.” “Octonions are to physics what the Sirens were to Ulysses,” Decades on, no particles beyond those of the Standard Model have been found. Meanwhile, the strange beauty of the octonions has continued to attract the occasional independent-minded researcher, including Furey, the Canadian grad student who visited Günaydin four years ago. Looking like an interplanetary traveler, with choppy silver bangs that taper to a point between piercing blue eyes, Furey scrawled esoteric symbols on a blackboard, trying to explain to Günaydin that...
  • Famous Veteran: Richard Boone USNAVY AOM1c

    07/21/2018 5:37:05 PM PDT · by eastforker · 57 replies
    TWS ^ | unknown | Diane Short
    Naval Service PO1 Boone first shows in US Navy Muster Reports Show his sqaudron being transporter aboard the USS Prince WIlliam leaving San Diego on June 14, 1943 and his rank at that time was AOM3c (E-4) or Petty Officer 3rd Class. He arrived somethime after that at Naval Air Station Maui, Hawaii On June 29, 1943, the squadrom was once again transported via the USS Panay from NAS Maui to NAS Pearl Harbor. for possible departure on a carrier. Muster reports do not show PO Boone again untile he being transported on November 5, 1943 from Maui to Pearl...
  • Los Angeles police report possible hostage situation at Trader Joe’s

    07/21/2018 4:38:05 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 60 replies
    WKTR.com ^ | JULY 21, 2018 | CNN Wire
    FACEBOOK6 TWITTER REDDIT PINTEREST LINKEDIN EMAIL Los Angeles police reported a possible hostage situation at a Trader Joe’s grocery store Saturday. A suspect being pursued by police crashed his vehicle, got out of the vehicle and ran into the store, LAPD Officer Mike Lopez told CNN. Lopez said customers ran out of the Trader Joe’s. Police are still trying to determine whether there are any hostages inside the store. He said he did not know whether any shots had been fired by the police or suspect. This is a developing story.
  • Khloe Kardashian apologizes after calling sister Kourtney R-word: 'I will do better'

    07/21/2018 4:26:36 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 60 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 7/21/18 | Morgan M. Evans
    "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Khloe Kardashian is apologizing after dropping the R-word in a live Instagram video on Thursday. The new mom of True Thompson did an Instagram live featuring her and her sister Kourtney doing their morning workout with their trainer. In the video, Kardashian becomes frustrated with her older sister who was trying to sync their smartphones but seemed to be having trouble. According to Us Weekly, Kardashian was heard in the video saying to her sister, "Yes, you can, you f–-ing r-----d." And as Kourtney appeared to have more trouble with the devices, True's mom...
  • If Republican advertisers this fall were smart, they'd use this video against the Democrats

    07/21/2018 4:26:08 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 26 replies
    Twitter/James Woods ^ | July 21, 2018 | Guava Cheese Puff
    Republican advertisers are really stupid. They are plenty of video, articles, etc. that crazy and unhinged leftists have said and done since 2016 that they can use against Democrats if they want to win in November. Look at this video from James Woods, a crazed soy boy leftist jumping around screaming "No Trump, No Pence". It's sad and funny at the same time.
  • The Enlightenment Is Working

    07/21/2018 3:31:35 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 13 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 02/09/18 | Steven Pinker
    For all their disagreements, the left and the right concur on one thing: The world is getting worse. Whether the decline is visible in inequality, racism and pollution, or in terrorism, crime and moral decay, both sides see profound failings in modernity and a deepening crisis in the West. They look back to various golden ages when America was great, blue-collar workers thrived in unionized jobs, and people found meaning in religion, family, community and nature. Such gloominess is decidedly un-American. The U.S. was founded on the Enlightenment ideal that human ingenuity and benevolence could be channeled by institutions and...
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD FOR 7/20/2018

    07/21/2018 2:00:13 PM PDT · by greeneyes · 75 replies
    freerepublic | 7/21/2018 | greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...
  • Get the F*** Out of This City': Teen Harassed in Seattle

    07/21/2018 1:54:44 PM PDT · by Boomer · 50 replies
    Fox and Friends ^ | 7/21/2018 | Seen on Fox and Friends Weekend
    Full Title: 'Get the F*** Out of This City': Teen Harassed in Seattle for Wearing 'MAGA' Hat A teenager in Seattle, Washington, was harassed by a man and a woman on the street for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat. In a YouTube video of the encounter, Ashton Hess told the man who allegedly spat on his hat, "That's my property dude. Come on." The video then shows the man telling Hess to "get the f*** out [of] this city." Hess said that he was with his family waiting for a ride outside the Starbucks Reserve Roastery when the...
  • Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

    07/21/2018 1:30:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 21, 2018 4:29 AM | Promit Mukherjee
    Suspected vigilantes on Saturday killed a Muslim man transporting two cows in India, just 15 months after a similar attack spotlighted the growing influence of pro-Hindu fringe groups. Many Hindus regard the cow as sacred, but India’s Muslim minority engages in the trade of cattle for slaughter and consumption, chiefly of buffalo meat, as well as dairy purposes. Police in the northwestern state of Rajasthan said a group of five to seven people surrounded the man, identified only as Akbar, as he led the cows to his village in the nearby state of Haryana and thrashed him to death on...
  • Cuba's draft constitution opens path to gay marriage

    07/21/2018 1:04:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 21, 2018 1:23 PM | Sarah Marsh
    The draft of Cuba’s new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would make the country that once persecuted homosexuals an unlikely leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. In the early years of Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution, many homosexuals were sent to correctional labor camps, part of an institutionalized homophobia for which Castro later apologized. Yet Communist-run Cuba has made great strides over the past decade on LGBT rights, approving sex-change operations and banning workplace discrimination, partly thanks to the high-profile advocacy of Castro’s niece Mariela Castro. Proposals to recognize same-sex...