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  • Russia Undermining International Order, Says U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter

    09/07/2016 7:09:56 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 59 replies
    The Wall Street Jurnal ^ | September 7, 2016 | Paul Sonne
    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter accused Russia of undermining the international order and said Washington wouldn’t ignore “efforts to interfere with our democratic processes.” Mr. Carter didn’t directly address accusations of Russian-sponsored hacking of U.S. political institutions, including the Democratic National Committee. But his comments came as an oblique warning to the Kremlin on the matter, as he called out Russia on what he described as its attempts to undermine the international order. “We don’t seek an enemy in Russia,” Mr. Carter said in a speech to students at the University of Oxford in the U.K. “But make no...
  • The Never-Trump bozos

    08/23/2016 6:30:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    WND.COM ^ | 8/23/2016 | Burt Prelutsky
    For instance, just the other day 50 so-called Republicans claiming to be so-called national security experts signed a letter predicting that Trump would be the worst president in history when it comes to keeping America safe. Huh? Let me get this clear. We have a current president and a presidential wannabe who have been instrumental in rolling out the red carpet for Russia in the Middle East; given rise to ISIS, simultaneously making a mockery of the money and lives we had previously sacrificed in Iraq; handed over $1.9 billion to Iran ($400 million of it in the form of...
  • Our View: Turning guns into garden tools(Barf bucket pleez!)

    08/08/2016 10:17:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 85 replies ^ | 8/7/2016 | unknown
    Much divides the country when it comes to the issue of gun violence. That’s why it is so important to find common ground so that, together, all Americans can work to reduce the damage that guns cause in our society. A new initiative starting this week in New Mexico has the potential to bring people together toward a common goal — making people safer without fighting over whether assault weapons should be banned or the meaning of the Second Amendment. Called Guns to Gardens, the movement organized by New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence simply helps people dispose of unwanted...
  • Matt Damon rips Trump and bankers in MIT speech

    07/29/2016 4:26:51 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 50 replies ^ | 7/29/16 | Cnn
    Matt Damon rips Trump and bankers in MIT speech It's been almost 20 years since Matt Damon's breakout role in 'Good Will Hunting' and now he's back at MIT giving a commencement address. Saying 'I'm not running for office', he slams Donald Trump, the media and bankers.
  • Former Obama mentor: Trump's Russian hack 'jokes' could 'constitute treason'(right!?)

    07/28/2016 12:50:49 PM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies ^ | 7/28/2016 | Caroline Kelly
    For Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe, not only do Donald “Trump's "jokes" about Russia amount to "inviting an adversary to wage cyberwar against the U.S.," but they also "appear to violate the Logan Act and might even constitute treason,” he tweeted Thursday........adding that he “must have been hallucinating” at hearing Trump’s calls for Russian hackers to infiltrate Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails.
  • NBC Touts GOP Campaigns Hitting 'Sour Note' For Using Liberals' Music

    07/21/2016 7:41:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies ^ | 7/20/2016 | Matthew Balan
    Wednesday's NBC Nightly News followed the example of CBS the previous evening in spotlighting the latest Republican presidential candidate to get in trouble with a liberal musician for using their music at a campaign event. Peter Alexander zeroed in on how "just hours after [Donald] Trump tried to cast himself as a winner, Queen complained the billionaire used the song 'against our wishes.'" He also cited how "George W. Bush had to 'back down,' after receiving a cease and desist letter from Tom Petty." [video below] Anchor Lester Holt led into Alexander's report by noting that "sometimes, a song fits...
  • Global Warming Expedition Stopped In Its Tracks By Arctic Sea Ice(DOH!)

    07/20/2016 8:19:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies ^ | 7/20/2016 | Craig Boudreau
    A group of adventurers, sailors, pilots and climate scientists that recently started a journey around the North Pole in an effort to show the lack of ice, has been blocked from further travels by ice. The Polar Ocean Challenge is taking a two month journey that will see them go from Bristol, Alaska, to Norway, then to Russia through the North East passage, back to Alaska through the North West passage, to Greenland and then ultimately back to Bristol. Their objective, as laid out by their website, was to demonstrate “that the Arctic sea ice coverage shrinks back so far...
  • Matt Lauer Demands Trump Tell Convention Speakers to ‘Tone Down the Rhetoric

    07/19/2016 6:02:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 116 replies ^ | 7/19/2016 | Kyle Drennen
    As presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump arrived in Cleveland Monday afternoon, he was greeted by NBC Today co-host Matt Lauer hectoring him about the “tone” of the GOP convention, which had barely started: “There’s been so much violence in the country in the last couple of weeks. People are on edge, they’re tense. You add to that the passion that comes with political debate and there are people who are truly afraid that things could boil over here in Cleveland.” In the interview, aired on Tuesday morning, Lauer demanded Trump promise to keep convention speakers in line: “Would you be...
  • UN Invites ‘Black Lives Matter’ to Event; UN Rights Expert Cites ‘Structural and Institutional(T)

    07/12/2016 10:22:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 7/12/2016 | David Goodenough
    The United Nations has invited a Black Lives Matter activist to participate in a high-level debate in New York on human rights, with a particular focus on “combatting discrimination and inequalities.” The two-day U.N. event Tuesday and Wednesday comes amid tensions over last week’s police shootings of two black men in Minnesota and Louisiana, and the killing by a gunman of five police officers during a Black Lives Matter protest march in Dallas. Hosted by U.N. General Assembly president Mogens Lykketoft, the event entitled “Human Rights at the center of the global agenda” involves keynote speeches, a plenary debate among...
  • Uber Forces Customers to Take One Minute to Think About Gun Violence(WTH?)

    07/10/2016 8:40:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies ^ | 7/10/2016 | Liz Shields
    Are you an Uber customer? The company is forcing users of their service to take one minute and think about gun violence before booking a ride. When users open the app they see a message that reads: “our hearts go out to the victims of this week’s terrible gun violence.” “As we move around our cities this weekend, let’s take a moment to think about what we can do to help,” the message preached.
  • On NBC, Blake Lively Blames Global Warming for Shark Attack in Movie(dolt!)

    06/21/2016 5:57:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies ^ | 6/20/2016 | Scott Whitlock
    Appearing on the Today show, Monday, to promote her new shark movie, actress Blake Lively implied that the reason her character is in peril is global warming. Talking to Savannah Guthrie about The Shallows, she asserted, “Because of global warming, sharks are pushed closer to shore. And she's attacked and you think of a shark attack being in the deep ocean, but it’s almost scarier when shore is right there.” SAVANNAH GUTHRIE: Well, set the scene for us a little bit. We kind of did. Nancy is your character. She's brave. She's a medical student. So, we know she's resourceful.
  • Moving Semi-Auto Rifles Into the National Firearms Act(idiot alert)

    06/19/2016 10:12:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 6/15/2016 | Jonathan Zdziarski
    This article covered assault weapons specifically, but I still believe wholeheartedly that the much broader problem with gun violence requires us to heavily fund mental healthcare in this country, and with deep pockets. A majority of all gun deaths are still suicides, or murder-suicides. While we must do something to prevent the string of massacres we’ve seen with assault rifles over the past few years, we’d be sorely mistaken not to address the grave mental health problem in our country. This is a separate issue from domestic terrorism, but is definitely where this discussion needs to go.
  • Founder of Judge Curiel’s lawyers’ group: California whites ‘ought to go back to Europe’

    06/10/2016 7:34:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 6/10/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Ham-handed though he may have been, Donald Trump may have a point about the biases of Judge Gonzolo Curiel, who is hearing the class action lawsuit against Trump University. The jurist is reportedly a lifetime member of the California La Raza Lawyers, a group the major media assures us has nothing at all to do with he grup whose name it adapted, the National Council of La Raza. (Apparently it is just a coincidence they chose a name loosely resembling that of NCLR. A group that called itself the Ku Klux Klan Lawyers of California somehow might not receive similar...
  • LOOK: The Latest PARTY DRUG Is Being PULLED From The Shelves At HOME DEPOT

    05/15/2016 8:02:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 77 replies ^ | 5/10/2016 | unknown
    Okay, your HIGH is really screwin’ up my LAWN!!! People are IDIOTS and will ingest ANYTHING to catch a BUZZ — the latest — FLOWER SEEDS?! That’s right, people are CHEWING the seeds of: Hawaiian Baby Woodrose Sleepy Grass Blue Morning Glory Because they’re LEGAL, and apparently, mimic the high of LSD.
  • Keep In Mind This Earth Day That Trees Are NOT Going Extinct(think spotted owls)

    04/22/2016 7:02:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 4/22/2016 | Chris White
    And in 2013, Randall Donohue, a research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia, published research showing very similar findings to those found by Idso and others. Donohue used satellite images and found the Earth is greening, which seemingly runs counter to arguments made by environmentalist activist that global warming is causing mass droughts and tree and plant death. “Lots of papers have shown an average increase in vegetation across the globe, and there is a lot of speculation about what’s causing that,” Donohue noted a press release.
  • Oh, by the way… most airports don’t screen employees arriving at work(DUH!)

    04/13/2016 9:19:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies ^ | 4/13/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Planning on flying anywhere in the near future? Just in case you’re one of those smug people who don’t get nervous about taking a plane, allow me to give you at least one reason to join in on the apprehension felt by many of your fellow travelers. The head of the TSA has confirmed that at nearly any airport you visit around the United States today, the hundreds or thousands of employees bustling back and forth around the facility were not screened on their way inside the fence that morning. (Fox News)
  • NFL Coach Sean Payton: ‘I Hate Guns,’ It’s ‘Madness’ We’re ‘Hanging Onto’(stick to fball coach)

    04/12/2016 7:31:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 80 replies ^ | 4/11/2016 | Dylan Gwinn
    In the wake of the murder of his former player, defensive end Will Smith, this weekend, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton issued a challenge to Black Lives Matter, to stand-up and protest black-on-black violence, the same way they protest white-on-black violence. Actually, he’s not. That would be helpful. Instead, he’s calling for a gun ban. In a USA Today Sports article, Payton let fly:
  • Poll: Race Relations Tension Hits 15-Year High

    04/12/2016 7:24:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 4/12/2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    .....individuals who identify on the left side of politics are most concerned about the degradation of race relations. Forty-two percent of liberals indicated they were greatly concerned, while 28 percent of conservatives acknowledged the same. The gap is even starker between races. From 2012 to 2014, 31 percent of blacks were concerned about race in America. In the past two years, that number has jumped to 53 percent. For whites, the number of those concerned has risen from 14 to 27 percent.
  • Widespread Ignorance Threatens Our Republic

    03/10/2016 11:30:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies ^ | March 10, 2016 | Jerryy Newcombe
    “Who is our nation’s capital named after?” seems like an easy question for any fifth grader to answer correctly. But a man named Mark Dice went out to the streets of San Diego and asked this question in numerous man- on-the-street interviews, asking that very question. His results can be seen here, and they are shocking. Many of the adults he spoke to in these Jay Leno-style interviews had no clue. One lady even offered up Lincoln as the answer. He asked, “Lincoln, DC?” She then realized her error and said, “Washington, DC.” An older gentleman answered the question correctly,...
  • No Terror Link Found in Gun Arrest at Disneyland Paris

    01/30/2016 8:10:46 AM PST · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 1/29/2016 | AURELIEN BREEDEN
    A 28-year-old man who was arrested carrying two guns at a hotel in Disneyland Paris on Thursday has no known links to terrorism but was still being detained by the police, the French authorities said on Friday. Officials at the prosecutor’s office in Meaux said in a statement that the investigation, including analysis of the man’s telephone records, had not established "any link with a terrorist act."
  • UCSC student gov't votes to divest from Israel, forces Jewish rep. to abstain

    11/23/2015 6:17:01 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 11/23/2015 | Peter Hasson
    Members of the University of California Santa Cruz student government reportedly pressured a Jewish student representative to abstain from voting on an anti-Israel divestment resolution over fears of a “Jewish agenda” at work on campus. The Student Union Assembly at UC Santa Cruz voted last week to divest from five companies that the students say are complicit in human rights violations by making the equipment used by the Israeli military. The resolution called for UCSC to divest from Hewlett Packard (HP), for example, because “HP systems are installed in Israeli military checkpoints.” General Electric, Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, and Elbit were...
  • Europe And Firearms

    11/21/2015 9:20:06 AM PST · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 11/20/2015 | Unknown
    In the wake of the horrific events in Paris last week, the European Commission has this week announced that it will be amending the Firearms Directive to make it more difficult to acquire firearms, including deactivated firearms, with the aim of improving traceability and stronger co-operation between member states.
  • Black Lives Matter tears down U.S. flag

    10/26/2015 6:12:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 10/26/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    A Black Lives Matter protester yanks the U.S. flag during a Chicago police forum. (Credit: Twitter, via the Blaze) A Black Lives Matter protester at a national police chiefs’ convention in Chicago scaled the flag pole outside the forum facility, grabbed the American flag and ripped it down, and replaced it with one of the activist group’s own. And that one, a black banner with massive yellow letters, read: “Unapologetically Black,” as WLS-TV reported.
  • Andrea Mitchell Accuses Israel of ‘Inciting Violence’ by Shooting Terrorists

    10/17/2015 8:01:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies ^ | 10/16/2015 | Kyle Drennen
    In a contentious interview with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer on Friday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell fretted over Israeli police killing knife-wielding Palestinian terrorists: “What about the possibility of excessive force?” Dermer responded: “Andrea, if someone was coming at you with a knife, would you want the police officer to take out a knife and to try to stop him or would you want that police officer to shoot that person before he would attack you?” Mitchell proclaimed: “Not shoot to kill.” She then declared that Israel was “...losing the war on social media because these videos [of the police shootings]...
  • High school students engage in mass disobedience after principal cancels 'America Pride Day'

    10/05/2015 7:16:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 10/5/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Jackson Hole High principal Scott Crisp blamed the results of a student survey and his concerns that some students may feel excluded if they see an American flag for the administration’s decision to cancel “America Pride Day.”
  • Question about whether Obama's plan to 'internationalize' the internet is constututional

    09/29/2015 7:46:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 9/29/2015 | Rick Moran
    A group of Republican lawmakers have sent a letter to the General Accountability Office questioning the authority of the president to "transfer possession and control of critical components of the Internet's infrastructure to a third party." The Obama administration plans to abandon oversight of internet doman name functions and allow an international body to assume control.
  • ‘All Cops Are Bastards': Black Bloc Riots in Olympia, Washington

    09/06/2015 8:31:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies ^ | 9/5/2015 | Lee Stranahan
    <p>A riot with over 100 anti-police protesters smashed windows and protested the police in Washington State’s capitol city of Olympia, late Friday. The black-clad protestors carried clubs as they marched near downtown Olympia. They shouted “fuck the police” and said they were protesting “Nazis.”</p>
  • Teen Busted After Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter (Military Technology Video)

    08/20/2015 10:46:06 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    Live Leak ^ | 08/18/15
    Vaughan, ON - On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 1:30 a.m., Air2 was in the area of Highway 7 and Pine Valley Drive assisting uniform officers on the ground, who were responding to a weapons call. While searching for a suspect from the air, the pilot and tactical flight officer were struck by an unrelated bright light source that originated in the area of Jenna Court. The strikes continued as the crew engaged in safety measures. The tactical flight officer used the camera system on Air2 to observe three men standing next to a vehicle at the end of Jenna...
  • Watch White People Struggle With Their Whiteness In MTV’s ‘White People’

    07/09/2015 6:43:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies ^ | 7/8/2015 | Kimberly Ricci
    The concept sounds ridiculous, but the documentary comes from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. He covered the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, so he presumably knows how to package difficult subject matter. This is MTV, but there’s no better time for a discussion on race than right now. Will these young white people learn from their experiences during filming? Vargas will force them “to internalize what they’ve done in America.” We’ll find out when White People premiers on MTV on July 22.
  • 71 Percent of MSNBC Viewers Think Rachel Dolezal is Black

    06/16/2015 10:14:41 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 54 replies
    Daily Surge ^ | 6-16-2015 | Jerome Hudson
    I told myself yesterday that I wasn’t going to write another story about the ridiculous phony act that Rachel Dolezal is putting on. And then I saw Alicia’s story about liberal nut job Michael Eric Dyson saying that more black people identify with Rachel Dolezal than Justice Clarence Thomas. After listening to Dyson’s nonsense I didn’t think this story could produce anything more ridiculous. Boy, was I wrong. Apparently, 71% of MSNBC viewers said it’s perfectly fine for Rachel Dolezal to identify as a black transracial woman There’s weapons-grade stupid walking around in America today, folks.
  • Nevada GOP governor secures unlikely win with tax increase

    06/02/2015 7:39:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 6/2/2015 | MICHELLE RINDELS
    Nevada's Republican governor, Brian Sandoval, secured an unlikely victory when the conservative state Legislature approved a huge tax increase at his urging as part of a plan to boost education spending. The $1.1 billion package raises taxes on businesses and cigarettes, and it makes permanent a $500 million bundle of temporary payroll and sales taxes.
  • Things You Can’t Wear to a Music Festival, According to Social Justice Internet(no joke!)

    04/14/2015 10:11:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies ^ | 4/13/2014 | Katherine Tempf
    Music-festival season is underway, and it’s important to make sure to dress appropriately — not just for the weather, but for cultural sensitivity as well. If you’re not sure what I mean, that’s okay! I spent some time on Social Justice Internet today finding some helpful tips so that you can understand what I mean and why it’s so important: Aside from obvious no-nos like Native-American headdresses or Indian bindis, you also need to make sure that the patterns on your clothes aren’t offensive. That’s right — it’s not enough to simply make sure your shirt is clean and doesn’t...
  • It’s Too Cold To Protest Global Warming At Yale

    02/13/2015 8:57:30 AM PST · by rktman · 28 replies ^ | 2/13/2015 | Michael Bastasch
    Yale anti-fossil fuel campaigners have indefinitely postponed a protest that was set for this weekend due to “unfavorable weather conditions and other logistical issues.”
  • 'Mom, I don’t know how to fight': French 'ISIS newbies' seek escape route from jihad

    12/02/2014 3:06:16 PM PST · by dynachrome · 24 replies
    RT ^ | 12-2-14 | RT
    Some of the “IS newbies” complain they have been misled into journeying to the Middle East. “I have done almost nothing except distributing clothes and food. I also helped clean weapons and transported the bodies of fighters killed in the clashes. Winter is beginning. It's getting very hard,“ wrote one of the militants from a base in Aleppo in northern Syria. Some messages look like they have been written by homesick schoolboys who are waiting for their moms in summer camp rather than brutal extremists responsible for mass executions of innocent civilians. “I'm sick and tired [of being here]. My...
  • The soda wars move to Berkeley

    10/19/2014 9:20:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies ^ | 10/19/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    The progressive War on Soda may have failed in New York, despite the best efforts of the Deplorable Nanny State Mayor, but this is a multi-front battle which will clearly rage on for some time. As any good battle commander will tell you, when fighting an opponent with numerical superiority, it’s best to drag them into a skirmish on your home turf. In the effort to save people from their own ignorant, evil selves, the fight to make soda more expensive – and thereby modify public behavior through tax policy – has moved to Berkeley.
  • The Koch Brothers Are Far More Worthy of Worship than the Earth Mother

    09/22/2014 6:16:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 9/21/2014 | Sonny Bunch
    Apparently there’s a big rally going on up in NYC right now to support the environment. These people are supporting the environment by expending a ton of CO2 to get to the city to decry the use of CO2. The rally itself is self-evidently absurd; I just wanted to highlight one of the signs seen there:
  • Straggling bull gores Pamplona survival guide author

    07/10/2014 7:44:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies ^ | 7/9/2014 | unknown
    A huge fighting bull gored the American author of a survival guide for Spain's famed Pamplona bull-running festival on Wednesday when it turned its horns on him and other panicked daredevils. The 600-kilogramme (1,320-pound) bull named Brevito lagged behind the pack just before entering the city's bull ring at the end of a rain-slicked bull run in the annual San Fermin festival. The straggling animal skewered 32-year-old Chicago-based journalist and author Bill Hillman in the right thigh and a 35-year-old Spanish man in the chest before being guided to the end of the bull-run.
  • Checking My Privilege

    05/11/2014 9:13:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 5/9/2014 | Tal Fortgang
    Originally published by the The Princeton Tory. There is a phrase that floats around college campuses, Princeton being no exception, that threatens to strike down opinions without regard for their merits, but rather solely on the basis of the person that voiced them. “Check your privilege,” the saying goes, and I have been reprimanded by it several times this year. The phrase, handed down by my moral superiors, descends recklessly, like an Obama-sanctioned drone, and aims laser-like at my pinkish-peach complexion, my maleness, and the nerve I displayed in offering an opinion rooted in a personal Weltanschauung. “Check your privilege,”...
  • Bernanke: I’m Puzzled Obamanonics Hasn’t Worked

    06/23/2011 9:35:50 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/23/11 | Fox News
    The Federal Reserve acknowledged Wednesday that the economy is growing more slowly than it expected. But it said it will complete its $600 billion Treasury bond buying program by June 30 as planned and announced no further efforts to boost the economy. Ending a two-day meeting, the Fed repeated a pledge to keep interest rates at record lows near zero for "an extended period," a promise it's made for more than two years. Fed officials said in a statement that they think the main causes of the economy's slowdown, such as high gas prices and supply disruptions from Japan's disasters,...
  • Brawl Mars DMV Music Awards Outside Washington

    03/07/2011 7:32:22 PM PST · by jdfromny · 20 replies
    MYFOXDC.COM ^ | 3/7/11 | ROZ PLATER
    ARLINGTON, Va. - Arlington police say a brawl broke out during the DMV music awards ceremony, sending one person to a local hospital. VIDEO#1 COURTESY: Police say five people were treated Saturday night at the scene of the awards ceremony, which honors local rap, hip-hop and R&B performers. About 1,500 people attended the ceremony at the Crystal City Hyatt, and witnesses said more than 20 police vehicles responded to deal with a half dozen fights that broke out.
  • Michael Moore: Having a Gun to Defend Your Home Is Racist

    01/18/2011 4:47:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 51 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 1/18/11 | Van Helsing
    Marshalling his entire array of intellectual resources, Michael Moore has finally found an answer as to why so many Americans exercise their constitutional right to own firearms to protect themselves, their homes, and their families. Coincidentally it's the same explanation used for everything else moonbats don't like about normal Americans — it's because we're racists. Only those with strong stomachs and too much time on their hands are advised to watch the whole thing, but if you skip to 12:54 in this appalling video, you'll hear Moore actually castigate gun-owners for objecting to the idea of non-Caucasians breaking into their...
  • Confederate history month proclamation causes massive outbreak of Offendeditis

    05/17/2010 7:04:35 PM PDT · by Idabilly · 424 replies · 3,238+ views ^ | April 12, 2010 | Doug Hagin
    I would also remind any Conservative that America is in the hole it is today because we have forgotten so much of our history. We are right to demand that our representatives remember the founding documents, we are right to demand these documents be taught in school. Again, how is studying the Confederacy any less important? Is not the essential question right now, on so many issues, NOT States rights? And what was the fight from 1861-65 over again? Yes, States rights.
  • Town in tears over gadabout gobbler

    08/08/2009 4:10:21 AM PDT · by GQuagmire · 15 replies · 886+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 8/8/09 | Peter Schworm
    .....Sadly, Freddy wasn’t built for suburban life. He snarled traffic with his insouciant strolls and attacked motorcycles with unexplained ferocity. An increasing menace to motorists, the beloved bird was shot by police last week, his life tragically cut short by his full-throttle lifestyle and a raft of complaints - including one from a motorcyclist who was forced into oncoming traffic after a head-on attack.
  • Dumbasses Try to Neuter Hooters(Guys trying to be Hooters girls)

    01/12/2009 4:59:20 PM PST · by GQuagmire · 39 replies · 2,819+ views ^ | Jan 12th 2009 | TMZ Staff
    Some desperate men with a dream to serve hot wings and wear short-shorts are suing the people behind Hooters -- because the man-haven wouldn't hire the dudes as waitresses!
  • DUmmie FUnnies 05-26-06 ("Does anyone doubt that certain G.I.'s are committing war crimes?")

    05/26/2006 4:40:05 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 179 replies · 2,332+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | May 26, 2006 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    Earlier this week, the DUmmies were left with EGG on their collective faces when it turned out that their hero, Jessie MacBeth, who confessed to committing war crimes in Iraq was a Fake Army Ranger. After having to gorge on crow, the DUmmies are now back and essentially saying that the fact he was fake doesn't matter because our troops are committing war crimes despite the LACK of evidence to back up this assertion as you can see in the THREAD titled, "Does anyone doubt that certain G.I.'s are committing war crimes?" Yes, "Fake but Accurate" seems to be...
  • Armed robbers steal first aid kit instead of cash

    12/29/2005 11:50:44 PM PST · by SECRET ASIAN MAN · 4 replies · 375+ views
    ANANOVA.COM ^ | 12/29/05
    Armed robbers who held up a money courier made off with his first aid kit instead of the suitcase full of cash.The two bandits pursued the courier at high speed before shooting at his vehicle and forcing him to stop on a road in Gronau, Germany.Forcing the boot open, one of the crooks snatched a case before fleeing again. But instead of taking the money, he made off with a first aid kit.Police spokesman Johann Steinlitz said: "If there was an award for the dumbest crooks they would certainly be in the running."But even though they did not get what...
  • A Mission of Peace and Peril (Free Republic Mentioned)

    12/12/2005 10:28:25 AM PST · by conservative in nyc · 22 replies · 1,055+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 12/12/05 | Stephanie Simon
    Michele Naar-Obed knows she will not stop the war in Iraq by walking the streets of Baghdad, unarmed and unguarded, calling for an end to the violence, but she considers it her duty to try. She is 49 years old, a mother, a wife, a pacifist who can't stand to be passive. Soldiers put their lives on the line for their country; she will risk hers too, in pursuit of peace. Four of her colleagues in the pacifist movement were kidnapped in Baghdad late last month. The men — fellow members of Christian Peacemaker Teams — have been threatened with...
  • A cartoon out of today's local newspaper

    11/26/2005 7:09:36 AM PST · by stm · 23 replies · 2,524+ views
    Las Vegas Sun | Mike Smith, syndicated
    Pretty much sums up the entire mindset of the Democratic Party in 4 frames
  • Desperate to be thin? Cult show blamed for middle-age anorexia ('Desperate Housewives')

    08/24/2005 3:31:05 AM PDT · by traumer · 24 replies · 1,448+ views
    AN INCREASING number of middle-aged women are suffering from potentially life-threatening eating disorders as they strive to emulate the characters of Desperate Housewives, the cult American television series, according to a leading eating-disorder specialist. Since the show, starring petite Teri Hatcher and her equally slim co-stars, became a hit, eating disorder clinics across the UK have seen an increase in older women suffering from anorexia and bulimia. Clinics in Scotland report a fourfold increase in the number of women aged between 30 and 50 seeking treatment for anorexia. Experts have said a "Desperate Housewives syndrome" has caused a significant rise...
  • Minnesota men abandon Arctic trek

    06/03/2005 12:49:27 PM PDT · by Minn · 63 replies · 1,306+ views
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | 6/3/2005 | Richard Meryhew
    An attempt by two men from northern Minnesota to cross the Arctic Ocean to call attention to global warming ended this morning because of poor weather conditions. Lonnie Dupre, 43, and Eric Larsen, 33, were forced to abandon their planned 100-day, 1,200-mile trek after encountering unexpectedly heavy snow storms, strong winds and unusual ice conditions, according to Jane Kochersperger, a media officer with the environmental group Greenpeace, which co-sponsored the trip