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  • Liz Cheney blasts Trump: "Withdrawing US forces from Northern Syria is a catastrophic mistake..."

    10/08/2019 7:00:24 PM PDT · by rintintin · 84 replies
    Liz Cheney Twitter ^ | Oct 7 2019 | Liz Cheney
    Withdrawing US forces from Northern Syria is a catastrophic mistake that puts our gains against ISIS at risk and threatens US security. This decision ignores lesson of 9/11. Terrorists thousands of miles away can and will use their safe-havens to launch attacks against America.
  • John Bolton unloads on Trump’s ‘disrespectful’ foreign policy

    09/18/2019 4:57:58 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 120 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 18, 2019 | 6:15pm | Bob Fredericks
    Ex-national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday ripped President Trump’s aborted plan to invite the Taliban to Camp David, saying the move sent a “terrible signal” and was “disrespectful” to the victims of 9/11 because the Taliban had harbored al Qaeda. Bolton, speaking at a private luncheon, also said that negotiations with North Korea and Iran were “doomed to failure” on the president’s watch, two people who were there told Politico. All the North Koreans and Iranians want is relief from sanctions to support their economies, Bolton told guests at the event hosted by the Gatestone Institute, a conservative think...
  • After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him

    09/18/2019 7:03:07 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies
    Reuters.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 | Steve Holland, Jonathan Landay and Matt Spetalnick
    U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton.
  • This Is Why Woodstock 50 Was Just Canceled

    08/13/2019 8:00:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    Of the rock festivals of the sixties, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair was by far the most famous. Held on a 600-acre dairy farm near Bethel, N.Y. on August 15–17, 1969, the festival is the iconic representation of the drug-addled culture and sexual revolution that upended American life. This August marks the fiftieth anniversary of the era-defining event. Some have called for celebrating with another concert. The occasion is hardly a cause for celebration—so many of the cultural changes after Woodstock had catastrophic consequences. Most do not know that the concert was a disaster—even from an organizational point of...
  • Woodstock 50’s Failure Is the New Left’s Success

    08/08/2019 1:30:28 PM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | August 8, 2019 | Nate Hochman
    The revolution has been canceled, or at least postponed for a while. Apparently, we are told, there were some “unforeseen setbacks.” That’s the vague explanation provided for the catastrophic failure of Woodstock 50, a doomed attempt at recreating the famous 1969 music festival in upstate New York for its 50th anniversary. Michael Lang, a cofounder of the original Woodstock and the mastermind behind this recent planned reincarnation, endured months of nightmarish organizational impediments — bureaucratic issues, lagging enthusiasm, and the withdrawal of a host of significant investors and performers — before ultimately throwing in the towel earlier this week.
  • Rock On...Or Not: Woodstock 50 Is Officially Canceled

    08/02/2019 7:55:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 8/2/2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    Music fans still talk about Woodstock to this day. Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to a dairy farm in Bethel, New York in the summer of 1969 to see the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, and CCR grace the stage for the world's most iconic rock concert. They'll be talking about Woodstock 50 too - but for a much different reason. Just about everything went wrong for the organizers behind the Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival, and it's now curtains closed. First, there was some trouble with the production company (which changed hands a few times.) Then the...
  • Today is Earth Hour...Watch the "greatest" Earth Hour video of all time

    03/30/2019 1:59:47 PM PDT · by max americana · 14 replies
    EarthFirst Mourning Loss of a Tree - Crying & Screaming (liberal crazy tree huggers crying like idiots over trees) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElJFYwRtrH4
  • Husband arrested for throwing sex and meth-fuelled ‘death party’ for wife, 69...

    01/30/2019 5:29:00 AM PST · by Gamecock · 60 replies
    The Sun ^ | 1/29/2019 | Jenny Awford and Chris Murphy
    Full Title: Husband arrested for throwing sex and meth-fuelled ‘death party’ for wife, 69, who didn’t want to die in a nursing home A HUSBAND has been arrested for throwing his ill wife a meth-fuelled ‘death party’ where they had one last sex romp before she passed away. Duane Arden Johnson, 58, allegedly gave his wife Debra Lynn, 69, doses of methamphetamine because he claims she didn’t want to die in a nursing home. He was arrested for criminal neglect of Friday after he called 911 to report that his wife had died and could be seen cackling in his...
  • Trump's frontrunners for Pentagon job likely to share Mattis' views on Syria, Afghanistan

    12/21/2018 4:50:01 AM PST · by familyop · 163 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 21, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    ...Gen. Jack Keane and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., are considered the frontrunners to replace Mattis...For Trump to nominate Keane, however, he would have to swallow Keane’s hawkish stance...and his recent criticism of the move to pull out of Syria, which the retired general called a “huge strategic mistake." “Clearly, we're repeating the Obama mistake of premature withdrawal, which got us ISIS,” Keane said on Fox News’ “America's Newsroom” on Thursday. “In my judgment, we need to stick to it and finish the job,” Keane added, noting that the withdrawal of American troops will give “a victory of strategic proportions” to...
  • Massive Skunky Smelling Cloud Suddenly Appears Over Canada

    10/23/2018 1:03:30 AM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 17 replies
    October 23 2018 | Me .... ehhhhh?
    October 17th 2018 - Satellite photos have shown a widespread cloud of skunky smelling smoke appearing over all of Canada. Meteorologists and Canadian Officials are perplexed as to the cause of this sudden cloud of smoke, but have noted a correlation of runs for junk-food such as Doritos, Little Debbie's Cookies and Cakes, as well as Twinkies at local convenience stores all across the provinces. Developing: We'll have more on this story as soon as we can get our reporters to stop giddily laughing incoherently.
  • Keep on Truckin'

    10/10/2018 9:38:15 AM PDT · by Paladin2 · 2 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 2018 after confirmation | Branco
  • Burning Man: Inside the world's WILDEST festival

    08/26/2018 10:15:08 AM PDT · by rktman · 71 replies
    dailystar.co.uk ^ | 8/25/2018 | Tom Fish
    Tens of thousands have gathered for the deranged nine-day festival of excess, which is unique among others in frowning at any hint of commercialism. Incredible photos show attendees donning outrageous Mad Max-style outfits, or even forgoing clothes at all, under the relentless sun. Some are seen traveling around the temporary city in post-apocalyptic "art cars" and bicycles. And the ritualistic burning of a giant human-shaped effigy is seen sending smoke and flames billowing into the empty skyline.
  • French police clash with eco-activists

    04/10/2018 12:42:49 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    French police battled Tuesday to evict anti-airport protesters and the creators of an alternative anti-capitalist settlement in western France during a second day of clashes. Some 2,500 officers raided the decade-old camp at Notre-Dame-des-Landes on Monday, destroying makeshift buildings topped with corrugated iron, a giant tent, a watchtower, and a sheep shed and cheese-making area. The assault in a wooded area near the city of Nantes has seen dozens of rounds of tear gas fired, as well as stun grenades,
  • 7 anti-war activists detained after vandalism on Kings Bay sub base

    04/06/2018 8:47:24 PM PDT · by BBell · 85 replies
    https://www.news4jax.com/ ^ | 4/5/18 | Elizabeth Campbell
    Kings Bay Plowshares protested nuclear weapons on submarine baseST. MARYS, Ga. - Seven members of a group called Kings Bay Plowshares were arrested Thursday after they slipped onto the Kings Bay Submarine Base and vandalized some signs, according to a base spokesman. A news release on the Kings Bay Plowshares Facebook page said the seven Catholic activists got onto the St. Marys base Wednesday night, carrying hammers and "baby bottles of their own blood." More Headlines 2 sailors die 4 days apart in same Kingsland home Retirement ceremony held for Coast Guard K-9 Navy sailor charged with sexual exploitation of...
  • Democrats hold double-digit lead for 2018 midterm elections

    03/18/2018 2:12:21 PM PDT · by Innovative · 171 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 18, 2018 | Mark Murray
    Democrats enjoy a 10-point advantage over Republicans in congressional preference for the 2018 midterm elections, even as President Donald Trump's job approval rating has ticked up, the latest national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds.
  • Jeffrey MacDonald Gets New Hearing in 'Fatal Vision' Murder Case

    09/16/2012 9:32:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 16, 2012 | David Zucchino
    This is the case that refuses to die. Forty-two years ago, the wife and daughters of a handsome young Green Beret doctor, Jeffrey MacDonald, were stabbed and bludgeoned to death at the family home in military housing at Ft. Bragg, N.C. MacDonald, now 68, is serving three life sentences for the crime, which spawned a bestselling book, "Fatal Vision," a hit TV miniseries and decades of speculation over whether MacDonald is a sadistic killer or a victim of injustice. In federal court Monday in Wilmington, N.C., the case will play out once again with all its lurid details — drug-crazed...
  • The Back to the Future Democrats: The party of Pelosi is trapped in identity politics

    02/02/2018 6:27:11 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 14 replies
    The Democrats are like characters in a Bill Murray movie. They keep reliving the same day, trapped in the rhythms and routines of campaign 2016. They persist in the rhetoric, tropes, gestures, figures, and policies that delivered the presidency, the Congress, and the bulk of statehouses and governor's mansions to the Republican Party. What they can't escape is identity politics—the slicing and dicing of the electorate by race, sex, orientation, gender identity, country of origin, dietary preference, what have you. Meanwhile President Trump has run off with the most saleable of the Democrats' old issues and the foundations of their...
  • Rocket Lab Reveals 'The Humanity Star,' a 'Disco Ball' Satellite Shining From Space

    01/24/2018 5:29:08 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    A commercial space company seeking to shine among the satellite launch industry has secretly sent its own "star" into orbit. Rocket Lab on Wednesday (Jan. 24) revealed to the world that "The Humanity Star" is circling Earth and is expected to become the brightest object in the night sky. Covered in 65 highly-reflective panels, the satellite is rapidly spinning, reflecting the sun's light back onto the planet, much in the same way that a disco ball casts light onto a dance floor. From the ground, the geodesic sphere-shaped satellite will appear as a bright, glinting star quickly traversing the night...
  • The Rule of Law Goes to Pot

    01/05/2018 5:32:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 88 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 5, 2017 | Erick Erickson
    We are supposedly a nation of laws, not men, but our lawmakers have ensured over the years that we are increasingly at the whim of men, elected or appointed, instead of the law. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has declared that he will reverse an Obama Administration position allowing states to decide on marijuana legalization. Now, local United States Attorneys will be empowered to decide. But neither the Obama Administration nor Jeff Sessions should do anything other than enforce the law, and federal law criminalizes marijuana. The solution here is not to ignore the federal law, but to repeal it. To...
  • Making Sense of the Sixties "documentary" [BARF alert]

    01/01/2018 11:30:04 AM PST · by otness_e · 28 replies
    Making Sense of the Sixties is a six part series analysing certain facets of the social and political upheaval of the 1960s and beyond in the United States. The series chronologically examines the cultural and political changes which shaped the era and left an indelible mark on later decades. From the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King; to the rapidly escalating atrocities in Vietnam; to the height of the Cold War and the Space Race, Making Sense of the Sixties weaves historical retrospect with the experiences of ordinary people to capture the mood and mindset...