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  • 'Rabid' Racoons Turn out to be Drunk on Fermented Crabapples

    11/15/2018 9:44:10 AM PST · by Jaded · 24 replies
    GMA/ABC News ^ | 11/15/18 | Bopha Phorn
    Police in West Virginia have apprehended masked bandits who were drunkenly acting up in town -- but they weren't humans. Neighbors had reported two raccoons that they thought were rabid to police, but it turned out they were just drunk on fermented crabapples, the Milton Police Department wrote on its Facebook page.
  • Hear the one about Trump? You’ve probably heard a lot

    11/09/2018 7:33:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 9, 2018 | David Bauder
    Did you hear the one about President Trump? Or, more precisely, did you hear all 3,128 jokes? A think tank that has studied the content of late-night comedy for the past 26 years said Donald Trump was the butt of more jokes in 2017 than any other public figure has for a single year. By a lot. He beat the previous record of 1,816, set by Trump as a presidential candidate in 2016, said the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University in a study released Friday. Prior to that, the record was 1,717 by former President...
  • Donald Trump Played Central Role in Hush Payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal

    11/09/2018 1:13:45 PM PST · by Heff · 93 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11/9/2018 | By Joe Palazzolo,
    As a presidential candidate in August 2015, Donald Trump huddled with a longtime friend, media executive David Pecker, in his cluttered 26th floor Trump Tower office and made a request. What can you do to help my campaign? he asked, according to people familiar with the meeting
  • With Megyn Kelly Gone, NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Viewers Return

    11/09/2018 1:57:23 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 8 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 11-9-18 | lloyd Grove
    In what must be considered an unwelcome twist for Megyn Kelly and the team haggling over her severance package from NBC News, ratings for the Today show’s third hour have measurably improved since she was summarily dropped from the program amid the “blackface” debacle........
  • Florida Highway Patrol cruiser hits 142 mph in pursuit, catches on fire [Video!]

    11/08/2018 12:33:51 AM PST · by familyop · 43 replies
    Fox News, Jalopnik ^ | November 8, 2018 | Edmund DeMarche
    Jalopnik, the automotive website, posted the hair-raising video of a Florida Highway Patrol officer giving chase to a speeding car and hitting 142 mph on the speedometer.
  • Are-Texas-suburbs-slipping-away-Republicans

    11/07/2018 8:08:46 PM PST · by Oscar in Batangas · 147 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | Nov. 7, 2018 | ALEXA URA, CHRIS ESSIG AND DARLA CAMERON
    ....Counties that haven’t voted for a Democrat in decades turned out for Beto O’Rourke in his unsuccessful bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, and he picked up enough support in ruby red Republican counties to force Cruz into single-digit wins. ... Tuesday night's results suggest that the Republican firewall in the suburbs could be cracking....
  • Ocasio-Cortez has just booked tickets to Seattle

    11/07/2018 3:18:52 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 81 replies
    Twitter ^ | @ArizonaKayte
    She says she can't wait to get working in Washington.
  • Democrats will retake control of the House of Representatives, Fox News projects.

    11/06/2018 6:38:20 PM PST · by C19fan · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 6, 2018 | Staff
    Democrats will retake control of the House of Representatives, Fox News projects.
  • Trumpworld exodus expected as White House braces for Democratic gains

    11/06/2018 2:12:06 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov. 6, 2018
    A wave of Trump administration departures is expected after midterm election votes are counted Tuesday, as speculation swirls within the White House and among President Trump’s outside supporters. Some aides are expected to join Trump’s re-election campaign, as long-embattled officials run out their welcome or skip town to avoid congressional probes if Democrats retake the House. “I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a lot of turnover. That’s pretty natural after your first midterm,” said American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp. “It’s going to be two years toward re-election, and everyone who serves in a senior-level capacity has to be able...
  • What Does It Mean to Vote Republican Today?

    11/06/2018 7:48:31 AM PST · by Jim Noble · 20 replies
    National Review ^ | November 6, 2018 | Michael Brendan Doherty
    The post-Kavanaugh moment of Republican unity, where MAGA-hat wearers and think tankers in loafers both cheered Susan Collins in defense of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, seems like it was a long time ago. What does it mean to vote Republican today? I don’t think anyone knows...and that’s one of the problems the party faces as it goes to the voters... Of course, Trump’s party is hemorrhaging voters, congressmen, and potentially governors in the states where Trump scored an upset. Anticipating the potential fallout for the GOP in Congress, McCarthy concludes by blaming Republican House candidates for incomprehension of the political...
  • I served under Pres. Bush: I left the GOP to vote Dem. Trump is a fascist, a danger to our republic

    11/05/2018 11:46:48 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 114 replies ^ | 11-4-2018 | Alan Steinberg
    As we approach the midterm elections, the Nuremberg-like atmosphere of Donald Trump rallies plus his flagrant abuses of power terrify his critics. They raise the question: Is Donald Trump a fascist? There are two matters of fact regarding Donald Trump that are irrefutable. The first is that he is not a conservative but is, in fact, the direct adversary of all the core beliefs of Ronald Reagan. The second is that in terms of his politics, that is to say, his methods of obtaining and maintaining power, Trump has been a practitioner of both fascistic strategy and tactics. Ronald Reagan...
  • Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - German TV 1972

    11/03/2018 7:01:52 PM PDT · by Bullish · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11-3-18 | Bullish people don't get this stuff... Those that do, love it.

    11/02/2018 7:21:38 AM PDT · by Travis T. OJustice · 26 replies
    ` | Jeff
    It's been a while. WHo wants to have some fun?
  • Ex-GOP lawmaker: I voted for Gillum over DeSantis in Florida

    11/01/2018 10:10:51 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/31/18 | CHRIS MILLS RODRIGO
    Former GOP Rep. David Jolly (Fla.) is one of a number of Republicans voting for Democrat Andrew Gillum over GOP candidate Ron DeSantis in the Florida gubernatorial election, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Jolly told the newspaper Republicans he knows are voting for Gillum in defiance of President Trump. Former Rep. DeSantis has tied himself closely to the president, who has strongly endorsed the candidate. "I've spoken to Republican voters who under-voted in the 2016 presidential race because they couldn't bring themselves to vote for Hillary Clinton," he said. "But this go-round, they're bringing themselves to vote for Andrew...
  • Gone & Forgotten! Megyn’s Belongings Thrown Out Of NBC

    11/01/2018 5:00:39 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 71 replies
    Radar ^ | 11-1-18 | Radar Staff
    "....“They threw Megyn’s s**t out fast,” an NBC insider told Radar. “Two show runners went into her office and a literally swooped everything off her desk and off the walls and threw them into two boxes.” “Nothing was handled with care, and some of the items broke, but nobody cares,” continued the insider. “The top just wanted there to be no remnants of Megyn and wanted her and her stuff out of the building immediately.”...."
  • Vote against all Republicans. Every single one.

    10/31/2018 5:42:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 121 replies
    Vote against all Republicans. Every single one. By Max Boot Columnist October 31 at 3:31 PM “I am sick and tired of this administration. I’m sick and tired of what’s going on. I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired, and I hope you are, too.” — Joe Biden I’m sick and tired, too. I’m sick and tired of a president who pretends that a caravan of impoverished refugees is an “invasion” by “unknown Middle Easterners” and “bad thugs” — and whose followers on Fox News pretend the refugees are bringing leprosy and smallpox to the United States. (Smallpox...
  • Hillary "I know they all look alike" gaffe.

    10/30/2018 7:08:29 AM PDT · by TruthWillWin · 58 replies
    Have seen no MSM coverage of this major gaffe by Hillary, predictable.
  • Video: Nancy Pelosi chased out of Cuban American restaurant "Communist get out!"

  • Memes may contribute to teenage obesity, lawmakers told

    10/19/2018 3:08:50 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | October 18, 2018 | Rob Picheta
    It's been a bad few weeks for memes. In mid-September the European Parliament passed a new copyright law that some have dubbed a "meme ban." Then Sweden's advertising watchdog ruled that the popular "distracted boyfriend" meme is sexist. Now, academics have told British lawmakers that internet memes may be contributing to the UK obesity crisis and doing harm to teenagers on a significant scale. Memes carry dangerous health-related messages and make light of unhealthy eating habits, researchers from Loughborough University wrote in a letter sent to a British parliamentary committee. "A substantial number of individuals on Twitter share health-related Internet...
  • Thanks for not raping us, all you ‘good men.’ But it’s not enough.

    10/12/2018 1:06:02 PM PDT · by C19fan · 120 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2018 | Victoria Bissell Brown
    I yelled at my husband last night. Not pick-up-your-socks yell. Not how-could-you-ignore-that-red-light yell. This was real yelling. This was 30 minutes of from-the-gut yelling. Triggered by a small, thoughtless, dismissive, annoyed, patronizing comment. Really small. A micro-wave that triggered a hurricane. I blew. Hard and fast. And it terrified me. I’m still terrified by what I felt and what I said. I am almost 70 years old. I am a grandmother. Yet in that roiling moment, screaming at my husband as if he represented every clueless male on the planet (and I every angry woman of 2018), I announced that...