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  • More Confederate license plates than ever on Tennessee roads

    07/20/2018 9:44:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 1 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 20, 2018 | The Associated Press
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of Tennesseans with Confederate battle flag license plates has reached its highest point in a decade.</p> <p>Data from the Tennessee Department of Revenue shows that 3,273 of the license plates benefiting the Sons of Confederate Veterans were active at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, The Tennessean reported. That number represents a 72 percent increase from the end of the 2015 fiscal year.</p>
  • Camp Pendleton general facing ‘administrative actions’ after reportedly treating aide like a servant

    07/20/2018 9:12:47 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies ^ | 7/20/18 | ERIKA I. RITCHIE
    Camp Pendleton general facing ‘administrative actions’ after reportedly treating aide like a servant while deployed to Iraq8 at 6:44 pm | UPDATED: July 20, 2018 at 6:45 pm CAMP PENDLETON — A brigadier general serving at the Marine Corps base will receive “administrative actions” for misusing his aide to perform servant-like tasks while deployed to Iraq. Marine Corps officials confirmed Friday, July 20 that a report by the Department of Defense Inspector General substantiated allegations against Brig. Gen. Rick A. Uribe, who served as deputy commanding general and director of the Combined Joint Operations Center in Baghdad from May 2016...
  • Peter Strzok's "insurance policy" is his wife, SEC Director Melissa Hodgman...

    07/20/2018 9:09:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 36 replies
    Brass Balls ^ | 7/19/2018 | Harry the Greek Peter Strzok's "insurance policy" is his wife, SEC Director Melissa Hodgman, who has blocked the FBI's probe of the Clinton Foundation for 21 months and counting Jul 19 Peter Strzok's "insurance policy" is his wife, SEC Director Melissa Hodgman, who has blocked the FBI's probe of the Clinton Foundation for 21 months and counting Melissa Hodgman-Strzok (Strock) was put in charge of the Clinton Foundation investigation three weeks before the last Presidential election. She has been blocking it ever since. Mrs. Strzok, pictured above, is Associate Director of the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She...
  • Anthony Anderson Under Criminal Investigation, Disputes Woman’s Claims of Assault

    07/20/2018 9:01:57 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 3 replies
    Variety ^ | July 20, 2018 | Ellis Clopton
    “Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson is currently under criminal investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department. According to The Blast, Anderson allegedly assaulted a woman last year after an event she catered for the actor. “It’s unfortunate that anyone can file a police report, whether it is true or false,” Anderson’s rep said in a statement to Variety. “The authorities have not contacted Anthony or any of his representatives about this matter. Anthony unequivocally disputes the claim.” The Blast cited sources familiar with the situation, who said the woman met with Anderson a second time after the event to discuss future...

    07/20/2018 8:42:48 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/19/2018 | Benny Johnson
    During a fawning Thursday segment with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, MSNBC hosts Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle worried aloud that Americans may “feel like capitalism is working for them” after months of booming economic numbers. The liberal co-hosts pressed Warren on how Democrats will counteract historically good economic numbers. “At this very moment the economy is a winning argument for this administration, for more than just President Trump’s base,” Ruhle complained, “Are Democrats making a mistake by putting forth candidates that label themselves Democratic Socialists or who hold anti-capitalist beliefs when at this moment — Americans feel like capitalism is...
  • Irish PM is labeled an 'airhead' as May says he CAN'T ban British planes from flying over country…

    07/20/2018 8:39:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:49 EDT, 20 July 2018 | James Tapsfield and David Churchill
    Leo Varadkar was branded an “airhead” today as Downing Street dismissed his extraordinary threat to “ban” British aircraft from Irish airspace in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The Irish PM was slapped down by Theresa May’s spokeswoman over the saber-rattling — which is being seen as tit-for-tat for the UK reclaiming control over its territorial waters. As the row raged, Mrs. May urged the EU to take a more “practical” approach to the negotiations — insisting her Chequers plan offered a “comprehensive” solution to the need to avoid a hard Irish border. And No. 10 gave short shrift to...
  • Donald Trump: I ‘Can’t Believe’ NFL National Anthem Debate Continues

    07/20/2018 8:24:14 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Jul, 2018 | Charlie Spiering
    “The NFL National Anthem Debate is alive and well again – can’t believe it!” Trump marveled on Twitter. “Isn’t it in contract that players must stand at attention, hand on heart?” Trump commented on the story after the NFL released a statement putting the new rule requiring players to stand for the national anthem on hold while they continued to negotiate with the NFL Players Association. Trump mocked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for failing to enact a solution and proposed his own penalties for players who refused to stand for the national anthem. “The $40,000,000 Commissioner must now make a...
  • Roseanne Barr Believes She Was Fired Because She Voted for Donald Trump

    07/20/2018 7:34:33 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies ^ | 7/20/18 | By Daniel Goldblatt , Gary Trock
    Roseanne Barr Believes She Was Fired Because She Voted for Donald Trump Roseanne Barr says she was fired from ABC for one reason: “It’s because I voted for Donald Trump.” In a new video, Barr says she was willing to go on any show of ABC’s choosing to explain what happened with “egregious and unforgivable” to her audience. “Instead what happened was about 40 minutes after that, my show was canceled before even one advertiser pulled out and I was labeled a racist.” She then explains, “Why, you ask? Well, the answer is simple, it’s because I voted for Donald...
  • Don Rickles, Dom DeLuise & Glen Campbell Carson Tonight Show 6/9-1973

    07/20/2018 6:46:40 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 18 replies
    Video Link Been watching 70s stuff last night and some today. Mostly Tonight Shows. Not the first time. Getting big time 70s nostalgia. This one is too funny. Great chemistry between all. Totally forgot how awesome Dom DeLuise was.
  • Roseanne Barr says she ‘thought Valerie Jarrett was white,’ claims her vote for Trump doomed show

    07/20/2018 6:29:44 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 70 replies ^ | 7/20/18 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    Roseanne Barr once again attempted to tell her side of the story about her controversial Valerie Jarret tweet, maintaining that she thought Jarrett “was white” and claimed her namesake show was canceled because she “voted for Donald Trump.” Barr’s explanation came in the form of a video on her YouTube page, introducing viewers to her “own studio” where she said she can talk to the public “without the filter of the biased media.” She recalled getting a phone call from ABC, in which she said she was asked “to explain my ‘egregious and unforgivable tweet,’” referring to her racially charged...
  • Famous Veteran: William Conrad USAAF Captain

    07/20/2018 6:27:06 PM PDT · by eastforker · 13 replies
    TWS ^ | 2014 | TWS
    Born in Kentucky in 1920, Conrad was the son of a theatre-owner who moved to southern California, where he excelled at drama and literature while at school. He began his career as an announcer, writer and director for the Los Angeles radio station KMPC, before becoming a Second World War fighter-pilot in 1943. Two years later, he left the US Air Force with the rank of captain, having finished his time in it as producer-director of the Armed Forces Radio Service. Back in civvy street, Conrad acted in radio dramas and was the original Marshal Matt Dillon in the so-called...
  • Brewing Company Offers Apology After Wanting To Name Beer ‘White Guilt’

    07/20/2018 6:15:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9:18 PM 07/20/2018 | Gabrielle Okun
    A brewing company offered an apology after wanting to name its beer “White Guilt.” Lakeville Brew Crew, a yet to be opened Indiana-based brewery, apologized after planning on naming its beers controversial names such as “White Guilt,” “Flint Michigan Tap Water” and “Black Beer Matters,” The Associated Press reported Thursday. The brewery’s owners Jon Duncan and Rodney Chlebek said that after receiving an overwhelmingly negative reaction to the names, they “wiped clean” the list, according to the South Bend Tribune. […] The brewery’s owners claimed that they originally chose such polarizing names to bring attention to the Flint water crisis...
  • Am I Sinning by Not Ministering at an Abortion Clinic? - Ask Pastor Tim

    07/20/2018 6:09:06 PM PDT · by OddLane · 11 replies
    I'll Be Honest ^ | Jul 18, 2018 | Tim Conway
    Abortion is one of the flagrant atrocities going on in America, and Christians should be involved in taking a stand against it. But how exactly are Christians to be involved in combating against it? Must we all stand in front of an abortion clinic and protest? Are there other ways to be involved? What should we think of Christians who are accusing other Christians and other churches of being in sin for not going to an abortion clinic to protest against the murders being committed?
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Reboot: Joss Whedon Reinventing show, with African American lead

    07/20/2018 5:37:37 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 43 replies
    Indiewire ^ | July 20, 2018
    The hellmouth is opening again. 20th Century Fox has confirmed that a “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” reboot is being developed. Original creator Joss Whedon is working with Monica Owusu-Breen (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) on a brand new story. This “Buffy” won’t be a continuation of the original series starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, but will feature a brand-new Buffy, who will be African-American. There’s no network attached as of yet. Besides Whedon, original executive producers Gail Berman, Fran Kazui and Kaz Kazui are also behind the revival (and Berman’s The Jackal Group partner Joe Earley is also attached). Fox 21 TV...
  • Soviet monuments in Poland should be left to rot

    07/20/2018 5:16:51 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 38 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 19 July 2018 | Christopher Cytera
    Matthew Luxmoore’s article (Poles apart: the bitter conflict over a nation’s history, The long read, 13 July) contains a gross error likely to lead readers to misunderstand the Soviet Union’s true intentions during the second world war. There were 1.5 million Poles deported to Siberia, not “hundreds of thousands” as the article states, with no mention of their fate. They were forcibly taken from their homes in eastern Poland to gulags. Most died of starvation and disease under forced labour. To misrepresent this suffering, which took place on a colossal scale, is a crime akin to Holocaust denial. My grandfather...
  • How Pope Benedict XVI Predicted Brexit

    07/20/2018 5:10:59 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Pathos ^ | June 24, 2016 | June 24, 2016
    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI predicted the collapse of the European Union. I do not mean that he declared it grandly (or even authoritatively). Rather, through his books, articles, and quite a few sermons, he delivered a general syllogism: I. Any unity rooted in mere economic interest is a precarious one. II. The EU is a fundamentally monetary union (without the roots required to sustain genuine human community). III. The EU is precarious. Europe, and, by extension, the Western world, has only ever come close to unity by virtue of a common creed. In Europe: Today and Tomorrow, Benedict roots the...
  • Top FBI Cyber-Sleuths Head For The Exit

    07/20/2018 5:08:02 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 21 replies ^ | 9:56 PM 20 JUL 2018 | by Mark Megahan
    Three of the highest ranking cyber-investigators announced immediate retirement. They say it isn’t because of all the Justice Department scandals but the frustration of not being able to do their jobs, as pointed out by a recent DOJ report, might have been too much to bear. Top cyber-sleuths are leaving the Federal Bureau of Investigation in droves. Three more departures were announced by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Washington, D.C. bureaucrats are screaming that this couldn’t happen at a worse time. Threats “like Russia’s election interference and online foreign influence campaigns, have reached a point of alarm,” writes CNN....
  • Reviewing Asteroid Day 2018

    07/20/2018 4:51:07 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 3 replies
    Next Big Future ^ | July 19, 2018 | Brian Wang
    The European Southern Observatory (ESO) and ESA (European space agency) teamed up to produce a packed Asteroid Day webcast. There were interviews with ESA and ESO scientists. Updates from Europe’s asteroid hunters and some of the most recent asteroid science results, including the blockbuster news on Oumuamua, the first-ever interplanetary visitor. The programme also included an interview with ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano on the challenges of future human missions to asteroids, as well as a surprise segment that answered the age-old question: What really killed off the dinosaurs? More than 1M asteroids have the potential to impact Earth and through...
  • Gentrification 2.0? The rich are being pushed out by the richer in this Miami-area city

    07/20/2018 4:43:52 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 7/20/2018 | Sarah Blaskey
    She isn’t poor, black or Latino, or being pushed out of an affordable inner-city neighborhood turned “cool” by mostly white hipsters with their expensive juice bars, galleries, and heavier wallets made out of recycled ocean plastic and organic fibers. In fact, Shaheen is white and grew up lounging on one of the most exclusive private beaches in South Florida. The town where she has lived for 70 years prohibits juice bars — or any other commercial enterprise. And her family’s waterfront property is currently worth $3.6 million, give or take. Still, Shaheen and some other long-term residents of Golden Beach...
  • Instant Pot

    07/20/2018 4:39:07 PM PDT · by Vision · 57 replies
    I just got an Instant Pot on sale, what do you like to do with yours?