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  • Hillary's Elementary Classroom Interview

    07/02/2015 12:46:29 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 18 replies
    Conservative Comment Blog | 7/2/2015 | unknown
    If this has posted before I missed it. Maybe you did, too. Hillary was speaking to an elementary school class in upstate New York and was taking questions. Kenneth said he had three questions: 1. What really happened in Benghazi? 2. Why did you decide to run for President after your husband disgraced the Office? 3: What happened to the 6 billion dollars missing from the State Department? As soon as Kenneth posed his questions, the bell rang for recess. The question session was to continue when class resumed. Upon class resuming, Johnny was called on. Johnny said he had...
  • Google apologises for Photos app's racist blunder

    07/02/2015 2:08:41 AM PDT · by W. · 28 replies
    BBC Online ^ | 7/1/2015 | BBC Technology
    Google says it is "appalled" that its new Photos app mistakenly labelled a black couple as being "gorillas". Its product automatically tags uploaded pictures using its own artificial intelligence software. The error was brought to its attention by a New York-based software developer who was one of the people pictured in the photos involved. Google was later criticised on social media because of the label's racist connotations. "This is 100% not OK," acknowledged Google executive Yonatan Zunger after being contacted by Jacky Alcine via Twitter. "[It was] high on my list of bugs you 'never' want to see happen."
  • Today's Toons 7/2/15

    07/02/2015 1:01:26 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 20 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 7/2/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Flatworm uses 'hypodermic penis' to inject sperm into own head

    07/01/2015 2:24:31 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 43 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 7-1-15 | Philip Oldfield
    The pursuit of reproductive success in the animal kingdom sometimes calls for extreme measures. But few creatures can match the hermaphrodite flatworm, which scientists have discovered can reproduce by injecting sperm into its own head. The tiny aquatic worm, Macrostomum hystix, is able to self-fertilise because it produces both eggs and sperm. Although it prefers to reproduce with other flatworms, when no mating opportunities are present it resorts to using its needle-like penis to inject sperm into its own head. The sperm then swim down the creature’s transparent body to fertilise eggs in the tail region, leading to viable offspring.
  • #askPOTUS (your chance to tweet a healthcare question to obozo)

    07/01/2015 1:24:19 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    Obozo'd twitter acct. ^ | 7-1-15 | Obozo
    Alright, let's do this. Ready to answer your health care questions. Keep 'em coming with #AskPOTUS. pic.twitter.com/wK8RDF2H0i — President Obama (@POTUS) July 1, 2015
  • Today's Toons 7/1/15

    07/01/2015 3:36:48 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 13 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 7/1/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... July, August and September, 2015

    06/30/2015 10:02:02 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 36 replies
    7-1-2015 | JustAmy; Meg33, The Mayor; Trisham; St.Louie1, Friends, MamaBear
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Fight over gumbo spices leads to fatal stabbing in Florida

    06/30/2015 2:37:47 PM PDT · by illiac · 38 replies
    AP ^ | 6/30/15 | AP
    PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot. Panama City police say 33-year-old Caleb Joshua Halley was working at Buddy's Seafood Market last Tuesday when he and a co-worker, 26-year-old Orlando Thompson, began arguing about how much spice to add to the restaurant's gumbo.
  • Stop the Oppression! (Funny via Imgur)

    06/30/2015 12:55:10 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 7 replies
    IMGUR ^ | June 30, 2015 | pr0xidian
    View post on imgur.com
  • Today's Toons 6/30/15

    06/30/2015 1:26:03 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 15 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 6/30/15 | pookie18
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  • Greece threatens top court action to block Grexit

    06/29/2015 6:34:55 PM PDT · by familyop · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 29 Jun 2015 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    Greece has threatened to seek a court injunction against the EU institutions, both to block the country's expulsion from the euro and to halt asphyxiation of the banking system. “The Greek government will make use of all our legal rights,” said the finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis. “We are taking advice and will certainly consider an injunction at the European Court of Justice. The EU treaties make no provision for euro exit and we refuse to accept it. Our membership is not negotiable,“ he told the Telegraph.
  • Australian School Phone Message

    06/29/2015 12:24:32 PM PDT · by econjack · 8 replies
    video ^ | June 29, 2015 | unknown
    While there's no way I can verify this, I like the message regardless. The Aussies have it right on most issues. Listen at: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Pwghabw4N80?rel=0
  • Today's Toons 6/29/15

    06/29/2015 1:16:28 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 11 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 6/29/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • "500 pound" pig found trapped in Detroit basement

    06/28/2015 2:10:04 PM PDT · by BBell · 56 replies
    http://www.wxyz.com/ ^ | 6/26/15 | Curtis Jackson
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit and Michigan State Police are investigating after finding a 500 pound pig trapped inside the basement of a Detroit home. According to Assistant Police Chief Steve Dolunt, an anonymous tip brought investigators to a house in the 10400 block of Orangelawn. They found the pig in a basement standing in feces. "No pun intended but it looks like a pigsty," Dolunt said. "There's two feet of feces down there." Dolunt said the caller told police the pig had been fed human remains. However, police did not find anything suspicious. Neighbors said the man who lived in...
  • Turkish Police Disperse Gay Pride Marchers

    06/28/2015 11:07:14 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    Hundreds of thousands of people gathered for gay pride parades, parties and celebrations around the world Sunday. Most events were peaceful, but in Istanbul, Turkish police fired water cannon and rubber pellets to disperse a crowd. It was not immediately clear why Turkish police stopped marchers in Istanbul, where gay pride parades have been held in previous years. Turkish media reported that police said people would not to be allowed to march this year. In New York, massive crowds gathered ahead of the city’s annual gay pride parade, which was first held in 1970. Organizers said they expected a record...
  • Jennicet Gutiérrez, the Transgender illegal alien Woman Who Interrupted the President

    06/28/2015 11:05:24 AM PDT · by dennisw · 26 replies
    people ^ | 06/25/2015
    At an LGBT pride month reception held at the White House on Wednesday, President Obama was interrupted by an audience member protesting the detention and deportation of gay, lesbian and transgender immigrants. It wasn't necessarily the interruption itself, however, that caught headlines worldwide – it was the president's terse shutdown of the protester as well as her swift removal from the White House. The woman has been identified as Jennicet Gutiérrez by GetEQUAL, the activist group for which she acted as a representative in her demonstration. Gutiérrez – an undocumented immigrant – is a founding member of FAMILIA TQLM, which...
  • Supreme Court Ruling on SC Battle Flag (Sarcasm Alert)

    06/27/2015 9:16:24 AM PDT · by red-dawg
    photoshop
  • Calories Don’t Count At State Fairs, Right?

    06/27/2015 7:35:20 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 27 replies
    wsj ^ | 26 June 2015 | MICHELLE HACKMAN
    the Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb, an 8-ounce brisket infused with jalapeño cheese wrapped in bacon and smoked into a ball. It will contend with 14 other items, including deep-fried nacho balls and Golden Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly on-a-Stick, for the Iowa State Fair’s top honor...] ...In Minnesota, which hosts the largest state fair in the nation by daily attendance, new offerings include Asian flavors, as in the Kimchi ’n’ Curry Poutine and Indian Frites, as well as a vanilla ice-cream sundae drizzled with Sriracha sauce.
  • Tuna Fish.

    06/26/2015 6:08:14 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 72 replies
    Me | 06/26/2015 | Zeneta
    Tuna Fish. Like Rino’s they come packaged and present themselves for appeal. I’m not sure anymore if I want to buy “Chunk” or “Solid”, given their labels it’s hard to tell the difference. And really, what’s the difference between “Chunk” and “Solid”? What’s the difference in the meanings of the words they chose? Why can’t they be clearer? “Prepackaged for your convenience and ready for your consumption.”
  • People Of A Certain Age.....

    06/26/2015 10:15:58 AM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 16 replies
    Awaywardlife | 6/26/2015 | blueunicorn6
    Are evidently not supposed to buy baby food. I went to the grocery store today and bought some baby food. I have four dogs, and one of them is sick and I feed him baby food. I know, but that's how I roll. The cashier at the grocery store was a young woman, probably around twenty years old. She looked at the baby food and then she looked at me. She did this a few times. She had a puzzled look on her face. She finally looked me in the eyes and said, "You have a baby?" I suppose I...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    06/26/2015 6:13:15 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 76 replies
    Feeling Silly Today?Or, are you feeling out of sorts and just need a dose? Here is what is on the agenda for today - June 26th: Beautician's Day Beautician's Day is your chance to show your appreciation to those who make you look beautiful and stunning. Beauticians include your hair stylist, as well as manicurists. Their talents and training transforms the everyday you into the beautiful woman you always knew was inside of you. They make you glow, and feel great about yourself. The guys appreciate your Beautician, too. Proof positive is when they turn to watch as you...
  • Want to stir things up? Go after the Texas flag.

    06/26/2015 5:04:40 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 26 replies
    26 June 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Since we're getting into banning symbols of things we don't like, how about banning any and every display of the Texas flag. That'll show 'em.
  • Today's Toons 6/26/15

    06/26/2015 1:17:54 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 11 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 6/26/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Kim Kardashian to Speak to Prestigious Commonwealth Club

    06/25/2015 4:09:25 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    abc news ^ | 6-25-15 | assoc. press
    Kim Kardashian is joining a prestigious list that includes Teddy Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates. The 34-year-old reality star is set to speak to San Francisco's venerable Commonwealth Club next week to discuss her new book of selfies and her famous family. Also on the agenda, according to the Commonwealth website, is "the business of millennial culture" and "the objectification of women in media." Tickets for the June 30 event — described only as "a book signing" by Kardashian's publicist — range from $40 for general admission to $300 for the VIP...
  • Are the good times really over for good

    06/25/2015 1:02:03 PM PDT · by eastforker · 25 replies
    youtube ^ | long ago | hankwilliams jr
    Yeah, it is Hank, says it well.
  • Adult Wednesday Addams

    06/25/2015 7:15:45 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 79 replies
    A wonderful series was created over the last few years by a talented actress named Melissa Hunter, called "Adult Wednesday Addams". Melissa portrays a grown-up version of the Wednesday character, and does so with such brilliant deadpan delivery and outstanding writing, that on several occasions, I simply have broken down into a spell of giggling.Unfortunately, the foundation that owns the copyrights to the Addams Family material have demanded that the series come off youtube, but there are some remnants that remain. Go see them now, before they disappear too. You won't be sorry! (Warning -- some cursing language) Wednesday Versus...
  • Today's Toons 6/25/15

    06/25/2015 4:10:41 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 15 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 6/25/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Adopted Woman Raised as Black Finds Out at Age 70 That Her Birth Parents Were White

    06/24/2015 3:05:53 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 43 replies
    ABC News ^ | 24 June 2015 | AVIANNE TAN
    Verda Byrd spent the past seven decades of her life as a black woman, but at age 70, she discovered a shocking family secret her parents took to their grave that she's recently made peace with -- she was born white. Byrd, now 72, was adopted as a baby in 1943 by her black parents, who never told her that her biological parents were actually white, she said, explaining that she only uncovered the truth in 2013 about her birth after she went on a search for her biological parents' history.
  • Should William Jefferson Clinton Change His Name ? (Vanity)

    06/24/2015 12:53:05 PM PDT · by llevrok · 25 replies
    6/24/2015 | me
    With the most recent assault on sanity the last few days, I think if we are changing offensive names on public places, why not public people? Recall that our 42d president's middle name is Jefferson. It may or may not be for Jefferson Davis. (Why quibble?) None the less, that is too close to President Davis's Christian name (can I use that term) so let's change it just in case. Then we have Sheila Jackson Lee. Now there is a two-fer revision :Andrew Jackson the slave owner and General Lee. Both names must go in Ms Sheila's name. And I...
  • "Family Business" - a VERY demented, somewhat NSFW country song, by Yours Truly [vanity]

    06/24/2015 11:23:25 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 27 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 6/24/15 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    This song is not suitable for younger or more sensitive listeners. Or anyone else, really. To clear up any confusion, I write and record my music under the pen name "Hopalong Ginsberg." To create more confusion, 1-2-3 GoAt MiLk @#$%^!&#$%^ (((:{>-<--< spoOoOoOOOOooooon!For a free MP3 download of "Family Business," click here or here.
  • Today's Toons 6/24/15

    06/24/2015 1:23:45 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 17 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 6/24/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • VANITY: Symbols of the Several States of the United States of America

    06/23/2015 10:45:11 AM PDT · by Cletus.D.Yokel · 31 replies
    Cletus | 23JUN2015 | VANITY of Cletus
    The current attempt to direct the symbols of South Carolina leads me to believe that there may an ultimate goal -the repeal of 2ndA-. Maybe "we" as patriots can discuss and provide discussion as to why the separate states should be able to present symbols as appropriate to our location. As an example; The State of Illinois, in legislation, has designated the Cardinal as their State bird. Is this not a tacit acceptance of religion and the Roman Catholic church as the preferred religion of Illinois? I wonder, how many of the 13-colony states have firearms in their flag? I...
  • KFC says DNA shows 'fried rat' was chicken

    06/23/2015 8:06:58 AM PDT · by McGruff · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 23, 2015
    The man who said he was served a deep fried piece of rat instead of chicken at a California KFC is being called a liar by the company, following a DNA test of the meat. “Recently, a customer questioned the quality of a KFC product, and this received considerable publicity given the sensational nature of his claim,” the KFC Rodrigo Coronel told FoxNews.com.
  • Today's Toons 6/23/15

    06/23/2015 1:17:15 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 13 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 6/23/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Today's Toons 6/22/15

    06/22/2015 1:18:30 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 13 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 6/22/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Things Cats Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them [video]

    06/21/2015 3:45:25 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 20 replies
    Buzzfeed via YouTube ^ | Feb 28, 2014 | BuzzFeedVideo
    "He takes a while to warm up to people."
  • Tony Gwynn Jr. getting heckled...Talking Glove Coors Field

    06/21/2015 6:26:01 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | june 13, 2011
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTGnh0rcQsc
  • Three Words Hillary Will Likely Never Say."First Latino President"

    06/20/2015 4:21:38 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 12 replies
    But Hillary will definitely be talking about "The First Woman" President for the next thirteen or so months. If all conservatives believe that we are in a "First Woman/First Latino" President battle for 2016, Hillary is going to have one major problem. How is she going to bring up her Hispanic Opponent? Whether it's Cruz or Rubio, Hillary could be in trouble. She can't bash a Latino candidate being it would give the impression that Hillary doesn't like Hispanics. She will be backed into a corner. So don't expect Hillary to use the new political catch phrase "First Latino/Hispanic President"...
  • What Alexis Tsipras Pledged Wasn’t in His Power to Deliver

    06/20/2015 9:54:14 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 2 replies
    WSJ ^ | 18 June 2015 | S. Fidler
    Domingo Tortorelli promised the Uruguayan people the earth: a milk fountain at every street corner, a working day of no longer than 15 minutes and a fuel-saving road from the capital Montevideo to Rivera, more than 300 miles away, that would slope downhill in both directions.
  • Caption This German Chancellor

    06/19/2015 12:51:31 PM PDT · by llevrok · 48 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 6/19/2015
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    06/19/2015 5:58:14 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 128 replies
    In honor of Fathers DayHere are some ways moms and dads take care of their kids differently... Be very careful when baby is cooking with Dad. . . that is be sure baby isn't what's for dinner!When kids get older, there is a reason why they'll remember play time with Dads more..It's clear what's going on when kids are with Mom, but what the hell are they doing with Dad? Turning into little slaves?Guess which parent a kid will learn to ride a two-wheeler faster with?At amusement parks, Dad always seems to have MORE FUN than anyone else in...
  • Today's Toons 6/19/15

    06/19/2015 1:16:32 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 9 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 6/19/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Crowd Walking Singer Catches Beer

    06/18/2015 5:07:57 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 5 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/18/2015 | Yahoo
    This is too cool!
  • Risky unprotected sex linked to weak working memory in teenagers

    06/18/2015 7:36:08 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 42 replies
    benchmark reporter ^ | 18 June 2015 | TASNUVA RAHIM
    The adolescents had been involved in experiments that had been designed for measuring working memory and their ability for focusing their attention on information relevant to a task. The participants’ impulsivity has also been evaluated in a task that tested their ability to delay gratification. The levels of “sensation seeking”, the tendency for seeking excitement without thinking had been self-reported in this study.
  • Today's Toons 6/18/15

    06/18/2015 1:40:00 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 11 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 6/18/15 | pookie18
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  • Dolezol- When you must be Black

    06/17/2015 9:18:30 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    You Tube ^ | June 17, 2015 | The Black Sphere
    A Spoof for the drug Dolezol, which helps you become black.
  • Maine woman climbs 75 feet up tree to save cat, gets stuck

    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine —It is not uncommon for firefighters to get called to rescue a cat stuck in a tree, but crews in northern Maine recently had to rescue a cat's owner. A woman climbed 75 feet up a tree in Presque Isle to try and save her cat, but then she panicked and called 911. The fire department came with a ladder truck and brought her to safety.
  • I self identify as British royalty

    06/17/2015 8:21:43 PM PDT · by Drango · 50 replies
    me | today | me
    I self identify as British royalty. I'm tired of the FReepers who refuse to address me as SIR Drango and my wife as LADY Drango. Stop microaggressing me. Now.
  • 100-Year-Old Actor Assures Everyone He’s Still Alive (Professor Irwin Corey)

    06/17/2015 7:34:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 17, 2015 | Ian Mohr
    Professor Irwin Corey — 100, who appeared on TV with Paar, Bishop, Carson, Griffin — was recently seen at Sarge’s Deli “denying he passed away.”
  • Philly Robbery

    06/17/2015 7:23:32 PM PDT · by Aut Pax Aut Bellum · 10 replies
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2015/06/17/armed-robbery-suspect-to-victim-i-dont-want-to-shoot-you-but-i-need-to-feed-my-family/