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  • We don't prosecute people we beat in elections

    01/24/2018 8:30:40 AM PST · by 3161J410 · 72 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/24/18 | Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI)
    Fox News Interview: (start at 1:40)[Transcript] We have been investigating the Clinton e-mail scandal since 2015. We pretty well dropped it after the election, pretty much at the direction of President Trump who said "We don't prosecute people we beat in elections"...
  • 'Never look bored... even if you are': Vintage dating guide

    12/05/2017 11:13:26 AM PST · by mairdie · 89 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5 December 2017 | Hana Carter
    The illustrated guide, which was published by Click Parade magazine in the US in 1938 and recently resurfaced online, includes a string of warnings modern girls would baulk at; from minimising their alcohol intake to always looking interested - even if their date's chat is less than scintillating. Ladies wishing to touch up their make-up were also warned never to do in front of a man - only in private - and urged not to make conversation on the dancefloor. Read on for more 'tips' that will make you thankful you're on the dating scene in 2017.
  • CNN: Donald Trump Rips Marine's Hat Off After Assaulting Him

    07/10/2017 10:08:12 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 9, 2017 | Uploaded by 21,687,875 views
    CNN: Donald Trump Rips Marine's Hat Off After Assaulting Him
  • VP-elect Mike Pence booed at ‘Hamilton’ [Low Class Broadway Cast and Audience]

    11/19/2016 8:10:18 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/19/16 | Michael Kaplan and Chloe Kaplan
    Vice President-elect Mike Pence was booed Friday night at a performance of the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Pence was walking to his seat at the Richard Rodgers Theatre when a few scattered claps turned into a thundering chorus of boos. The crowd continued to mock Pence throughout the performance, including during the song “Yorktown,” when Alexander Hamilton and Marquis de Lafayette sang “Immigrants, we get the job done.” They high-fived each other as the audience cheered. Brandon Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr, addressed Pence after the curtain call, saying the diverse cast is “anxious” about his administration.
  • South Carolina Teacher Creates ‘Gentleman’s Club’ to Teach Young Students How to Be Gentlemen

    03/10/2016 9:41:00 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Feb 2016 | TRENT BAKER
    A South Carolina elementary teacher is working to help his young students learn how to act like gentlemen, according to a report by WSMV. Raymond Nelson of Memminger Elementary in Downtown Charleston hosts 60 kids every Wednesday at the Gentleman’s Club, where the children are taught how to dress and act like gentlemen. He works with children who are at-risk children and came up with this idea to help the children. “I was thinking maybe if I have the boys dress for success,” said Nelson. “When was the last time you saw someone fighting in a tuxedo?” The club’s motto...
  • Hillary Battles Heckler on Bill's Rape Accusations: 'You Are Very Rude'

    01/04/2016 8:43:24 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1/4/16 | Alex Griswold
    A Hillary Clinton rally in Derry, New Hampshire was interrupted by a heckler Sunday, who loudly asked questions about the women who had accused her husband Bill Clinton of rape and sexual assault. Republican state representative Katherine Prudhomme O'Brien twice stood up and interrupted Clinton's stump speech. The second time, Clinton shot back saying, "You are very rude, and I'm not going to ever call on you." The exact questions were not picked up by cameras, but O'Brien told reporters afterwards that she asked about Bill's accusers. "I asked her how in the world she can say that Juanita Broaddrick...
  • New guidelines on communal kitchen etiquette for the workplace

    10/04/2015 10:54:55 PM PDT · by Teotwawki · 36 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | October 4, 2015 | David Wilkes
    Full title: Don't microwave sausage rolls - it'll upset other faiths! New guidelines on communal kitchen etiquette for the workplace are suggested It may seem an innocent enough act to warm up your sausage roll in the microwave during lunch hour. But think again, because doing so could seriously upset colleagues of certain faiths, new guidelines on the etiquette of using communal kitchens at work suggest. Similarly, it would also be advisable to avoid keeping bacon rolls in a fridge shared with people whose religious beliefs prohibit them from eating pork. [snip] The programme, commissioned by CoExist House, an interfaith...
  • The height of etiquette: Michelle Obama towers over Japanese emperor

    03/19/2015 8:24:12 AM PDT · by traumer · 155 replies
    Michelle Obama has had an awkward start to her visit to Japan as she was pictured towering over Emperor Akihito and stumbling as she tried to bow, shake his hand and curtsey at once. The First Lady, dressed in a florid combination of a blazer and skirt, dwarfed the Emperor in her silver stilettos, while he maintained his composure and smiled politely. She then squatted slightly while shaking his hand, seemingly trying to disguise the difference of height between them. Mrs Obama, who is 5ft 9in tall, also caused embarrassment earlier in the day when she grabbed Akie Abe, wife...
  • Funeral Foibles. How many Catholic funerals lack balance and do not teach clearly on the Last Things

    11/11/2013 2:26:04 AM PST · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11/10/2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    I was recently asked by the Archdiocese of Washington to lead a workshop for catechists that focused on the catechetical teachings implicit in the funeral rites of the Church. At first, I was somewhat surprised at the request. It didn’t strike me as the first sort of topic that one might speak about when speaking to catechists.But quickly, I warmed to the topic. I have long held that the way in which we conduct ourselves at funerals, in the manner of preaching and other visible attitudes, not only teaches poorly, but is often a countersign of biblical and Church teaching...
  • 1950s etiquette tips win teen $300K book deal

    10/30/2013 10:13:14 AM PDT · by Stoat · 85 replies
    The New York Post ^ | October 30, 2013 | Kate Sheehy
    So much for Women’s Lib. An eighth-grader took cues from a 1950s etiquette book touting white gloves and girdles in a quirky bid to be popular at school a couple years ago — and now, she’s laughing all the way to the bank. Teenager Maya Van Wagenen cleverly chronicled how she used tips from the decades-old “Betty Cornell’s Teen-age Popularity Guide’’ to gain an edge as a student new to Brownsville, Texas. She followed some of Cornell’s sage advice, which included the gloves, white pearls and girdles, as well as how to properly squeeze pimples, shave one’s legs for summer...
  • Mass etiquette: Obey rubrics, be charitable (Catholic Caucus)

    09/14/2012 11:14:09 PM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 10 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 12 September 2012 | Nissa LaPoint
    Mass etiquette: Obey rubrics, be charitable By Nissa LaPoint It’s likely a familiar scene to Mass-goers. Across the pew, one man strikes his breast to the words of the Penitential Act while a tardy couple with a baby apologetically stumbles past him. The majority prays on bended knees, but at the consecration, one woman slips out to answer a vibrating Blackberry. One sniffling parishioner clasps hands with another during the Lord’s Prayer. Others pray with folded hands. Many Catholic faithful have fallen victim to and grappled with such liturgical conundrums and church faux pas. As the one-year anniversary of the...
  • Giant American Flag Spotted Laying on the Ground Before Obama University Event

    09/08/2012 8:46:46 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Posted on September 7, 2012 at 4:39am | Benny Johnson
    Full Title: Giant American Flag Spotted Laying on the Ground Before Obama University Event [Update: School Apologizes, Removes Picture, Then Backtracks] Today, President Obama is slated to travel to the University of Iowa to campaign in the crucial battleground state. The Obama campaign’s “advance team” has been making preparations for the president’s appearance since Monday, sources at the university tell TheBlaze. But no one was prepared for the photo that was taken at the Obama speaking location as the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in Charlotte, N.C. The photo is of the preparation for the president’s speech on the quad...
  • Ignorant of Ramadan Etiquette? Here’s Help at Hand

    07/14/2012 8:35:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, July 14, 2012
    Free Ramadan etiquette workshops to educate western and non-Arab expats in the UAEThe holy month of Ramadan marks a time of reflection, humility and fasting from sunrise to sunset for billions of Muslims around the world each year. For Muslims, Ramadan is the holiest month of the year. It is a month for spiritual reflection, prayer, spending time with family and friends, as well as doing good deeds and being charitable. For non-Muslims in the UAE and other Muslim countries, the 30 days of fasting falling into the month of July and August this year will be about respecting local...
  • Kim Komando: 10 Commandments For Mobile Manners

    07/14/2012 11:13:55 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    The Kim Komando Show ^ | July 14, 2012 | Kim Komando
    1. Thou shalt give top priority to those who are with you. Listen intently when you are with friends, family members and coworkers. When you constantly check messages, you send the message that other people and things are more important to you.
  • Put Your Phone Down [Music Video]

    03/02/2012 9:24:30 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 2, 2012 | FogAndSmog Films
    Hilarious music video about self-absorbed phone zombies in public.WATCH: PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN
  • Brooklyn Hasid charged with felony hate crime after attacking 'f---ing Arabs' living next door

    06/28/2011 11:44:48 AM PDT · by ml/nj · 62 replies · 1+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Tuesday, June 28th 2011 | Rocco Parascandola, Kerry Burke and Bill Hutchinson
    A boozy Brooklyn man was hit with hate crime charges Sunday for pouring beer on a newlywed neighbor, calling her an "Arab terrorist" and pummeling her husband, police sources said. Following the seemingly unprovoked attack Saturday night in Mill Basin, Simchon Schwartz, 46, hid in a local synagogue and tried to fight off cops when they came to arrest him, sources said. The Hasid even kicked out a window of a police cruiser as he sat inside, whining that "the cuffs are too tight," a source said. "F---ing Arabs! F---ing terrorists!" Schwartz screamed when he grabbed his neighbor, Selda Turan,...
  • How to Address Priests and Religious: Titles and Signs of Respect [Ecumenical]

    05/02/2011 9:43:40 AM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies ^ | 2002 | Marian Therese Horvat, Ph.D
    How to Address Priests and Religious:Titles and Signs of Respect Marian Therese Horvat, Ph.DIn times past every Catholic used to know some of the simple rules that have been set aside from disuse. The general protocol was taught by sisters in grade school, but more often was learned as in osmosis from everyday practice. No one dreamed of calling Father O’Reilly by the nickname “Bill,” or, addressing Sister Margaret Mary as “Maggie.”Everyone knew you rose as a sign of respect when a priest or religious entered the room. Speaking before a gathering that included clergy or religious, a Catholic...
  • Discovering Hats, a New Generation Brims With Anxiety Over Etiquette

    08/11/2010 11:46:39 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 70 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 8-11-10 | RAY A. SMITH
    Old Rules Flummox Young Hipsters; 'I'm Wearing an $80 Fedora!' Hector Ramirez sort of knows, from watching old movies, that men are supposed to take off their hats when indoors. But the 19-year-old Brown University student wears fedoras in class—with jeans—anyway. "If I'm wearing a hat and it's part of my look, I don't think I should have to take it off," he says. On a recent trip to New York, an usher at a church had to remind him to take off his fedora. "I was wearing it all day and I guess I kind of just forgot I...
  • NBC Nightly News Shows American Flag On Floor At WH Obama/Sarkozy Meeting

    03/30/2010 6:41:22 PM PDT · by SierraWasp · 106 replies · 5,984+ views
    Vanity | self
    Less than an hour ago, while watching the NBC nitely news covering the French President's visit to our whitehouse, they had a camera angle directly between Obama and Sarkozy to three flags on stands in the distance. The AMERICAN FLAG was hanging down so low it was touching the floor so plainly that one could see the bottom 4 to 6 inches were deflected by the floor in plain sight!!! Did anyone else see or capture this disgusting display of disrespect "as seen on TV"??? I sure hope so and I hope a big huge stink is made about it....
  • Etiquette Arising, Combating the Coarsening of Culture

    03/14/2010 7:46:19 PM PDT · by ezfindit · 29 replies · 921+ views
    CDS ^ | 3/12/2010 | Chuck Colson
    Can something as simple as good manners help to stem the coarsening of our culture? Yes! Cord Ivanyi, a Latin teacher at a Phoenix high school, was tired seeing the boys in his class subject the girls to vulgar words and behavior. The behavior was disrespectful, and disrupting to his classes. So Ivanyi decided to give the boys an example in chivalry. When a girl got up to go to the restroom, Ivanyi stood as a sign of respect. When she came back to class, Ivanyi held the door for her. [...] Christians need to resist the slide into vulgarity...