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  • Joe Lieberman urges voters to back Crowley over Ocasio-Cortez in general

    07/18/2018 9:47:26 PM PDT · by TBP · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/18/18 | JESUS RODRIGUEZ
    Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) is urging voters in the general election to vote for Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) instead of Democratic nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who upset him in the party primary. "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surprise primary victory over Rep. Joe Crowley seems likely to hurt Congress, America and the Democratic Party. It doesn’t have to," Lieberman wrote in an op-ed published Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal. ADVERTISEMENT "Because the policies Ms. Ocasio-Cortez advocates are so far from the mainstream, her election in November would make it harder for Congress to stop fighting and start fixing problems." Lieberman noted that...
  • Best Meme I have seen regarding Trump Derangement Syndrome

    07/18/2018 3:18:21 PM PDT · by grayboots · 50 replies
    myself | 7/18/2018 | myself
  • GRAMMAR/HUMOR: MLP (NEVER) WALKS INTO A BAR

    07/18/2018 9:13:08 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 33 replies
    The Coeur d'Alene Press ^ | July 17,2018 | Mrs. Language Person and Sholeh Patrick
    Today’s dilemma, dear Readers, is whether to die laughing, or from the abject horror of these grammatic fauxs-pas: A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. A bar was walked into by the passive voice. An oxymoron walked into a bar, and the silence was deafening. A malapropism walks into a bar, looking for all intensive purposes like a wolf in cheap clothing, muttering epitaphs and casting dispersions on his magnificent other, who takes him for granite. Hyperbole totally crashes into this insane bar and completely demolishes everything. A...
  • [satire] More Protective MAGA Helmets Now Available For Trump Supporters Brave Enough...

    07/15/2018 11:15:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 46 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 7/11/18
    More Protective MAGA Helmets Now Available For Trump Supporters Brave Enough To Go Out In Public **SNIP** “Want to go to the store in your MAGA hat, but afraid of being assaulted, having water thrown on you, or getting smacked with a baseball bat?” Trump says in a promo video on the website. “The MAGA helmet is for you. I’ve gotta say, I’ve seen lots of tactical helmets in my day. This one’s the best. Tremendous stuff.” The helmets are said to be “almost guaranteed” to protect any Trump supporter from mobs at the local Whole Foods market, Starbucks, or...
  • The Miracle Continues: 365 Days of 2ndVote GunCam Shows No Evidence of a Gun Committing a Crime

    07/15/2018 12:43:58 PM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    2ndvote.com ^ | 7/11/2018 | unknown
    Can you believe it? After 365 days of careful, around-the-clock scrutiny, our 2ndVote GunCam experiment has not produced any observable evidence that a watched gun will move, load, fire, or harm anyone on its own. See for yourself! Last week, we reminded you to watch closely as we counted the final days to the 1-year mark of our groundbreaking study. We know everyone was nervous, and watching with baited breath. But we can now proudly celebrate! And what a relief! We are grateful to our supporters for being part of this harrowing journey. As researchers, we know it will take...
  • Liberal Meltdown: Furious Libs Outraged After Elon Musk Revealed As One Of Top Republican PAC Donors

    07/14/2018 9:59:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 51 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7-14-18 | Elon Musk probublica zerohedge
    SA11AI IND Griffin, Kenneth C. Ill. May 25 $38,900.00 Citadel, LLC # SA11AI IND Musk, Elon Calif. June 5 $33,900.00 SpaceX # SA11AI IND Bass, Edward Tex. June 26 $33,500.00 Kelly Hart & Hallman
  • How Perkins Coie Plan to Get Congressman Jim Jordan

    07/12/2018 6:43:04 AM PDT · by Twotone · 31 replies
    American Spectator ^ | July 11, 2018 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    Have you been keeping up with the charges against Congressman Jim Jordan? They first wafted from the swamp around July 3 when NBC News quoted three former wrestlers as saying the congressman had to know about “inappropriate” behavior by an Ohio State University team physician towards some Ohio State wrestlers. The “inappropriate” behavior supposedly occurred 30 years ago. Yes, I said 30 years ago. That was when Jordan, a former two-time NCAA champion, was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State, and, oh yes, he was in his early 20s. Do you know how much standing an assistant coach had...
  • Why John Cleese is leaving the UK for Nevis

    07/11/2018 7:42:06 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 56 replies
    BBC ^ | July 11, 2018 | Emily Maitlis
    John Cleese has said he is heading to the Caribbean - Nevis to be exact. The Monty Python star said it's down to a lack of trust in the newspapers; "it’s the lying and the triviality that I object to". And now for something completely different:John Cleese in Unpopular View
  • First pair of Greater flamingo chicks born at Jacksonville Zoo

    07/09/2018 4:20:38 PM PDT · by Vendome · 17 replies
    foxnews13 ^ | JUL 09 2018 | FOX 13 News staff
    One of the chicks is being raised by zoo keepers after its parents rejected it. The zoo is asking guests to cast a vote on which chick is the cutest, the flamingo or the penguin? The poll can be found on the zoo’s Facebook page. The contest will run until July 13, and will throw a victory party of the pair of chicks that is considered to be the cutest.
  • President Trump tweets hilarious video of 2016 election predictions and meltdowns (language!)

    07/08/2018 8:11:23 PM PDT · by Ken H · 25 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 08, 2018 | President Donald J Trump
    I put this in news/activism because in addition to being hilarious, it has a serious purpose. It mocks the opposition and further paints them as loons. Strong language warning!
  • The two most important inventions in all of history

    07/08/2018 2:41:59 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 63 replies
    My email | 7 July 2018
    The two most important inventions in all of history were the invention of beer and the invention of the wheel. Beer required grain and that was the beginning of agriculture. Neither the glass bottle nor aluminum can were invented yet, so while our early humans were sitting around waiting for them to be invented, they just stayed close to the brewery. That's how villages were formed. The wheel was invented to get man to the beer and vice versa. These two were the foundation of modern civilization and together were the catalyst for the splitting of humanity into two distinct...
  • Syria opposition celebrate Russia World Cup exit

    07/08/2018 8:32:56 AM PDT · by granada · 3 replies
    Gulfnews ^ | July 8, 2018 | Layelle Saad
    Dubai: Syria’s opposition took to social media yesterday to celebrate Russia’s World Cup loss to Croatia yesterday. Russia, one of President Bashar Al Assad’s most important allies, is despised by many Syrians for its role in propping up the regime amid a seven-year revolt against his rule. One image of Croatian football star Luke Modric was superimposed on the Free Syrian Army flag was widely shared on social media.
  • Trump: I would offer Warren $1M to prove her Native American heritage

    07/05/2018 4:55:03 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 53 replies
    Trump: I would offer Warren $1M to prove her Native American heritage By Jacqueline Thomsen - 07/05/18 07:25 PM EDT Trump: I would offer Warren $1M to prove her Native American heritage © Getty Images President Trump said Thursday that if he were facing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) during a debate, he would offer her $1 million to take a test to prove her Native American heritage. “But let’s say I’m debating Pocahontas, I’ll do this,” Trump said during a campaign rally in Great Falls, Montana, referring to Warren by the racially charged nickname he gave her during the 2016...
  • Judge gives green light to California's sanctuary laws

    07/05/2018 1:51:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 60 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 5, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    A federal judge upheld most of California’s new sanctuary laws Thursday, but did rule the state went too far when it ordered businesses not to grant access to the Border Patrol or deportation officers. Judge John A. Mendez, a Bush appointee to the court, said the state does not have to turn over illegal immigrants and can refuse to cooperate with federal agents, as long as it still allows local police to share information. And he ruled that California has the right to perform inspections on any facility that holds illegal immigrants in the state.
  • Alan Dershowitz claims former friends are 'shunning' him for his defence of Donald Trump

    07/05/2018 6:56:04 AM PDT · by Phlap · 36 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 07/04/2018 | Rozina Sabur
    Alan Dershowitz, the lawyer and academic, has revealed he has been "shunned" by former friends on Martha's Vineyard because of his defence of President Donald Trump. The 73-year-old former Harvard Law professor claims liberal elites have closed ranks to exclude him from their social circles on the wealthy Massachusetts island because of his defence of the president's civil liberties. Mr Dershowitz, who famously defended OJ Simpson, has been a vocal critic of the decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate the US president for possible Russian collusion in the 2016 election.
  • Court established adultery as legitimate

    07/04/2018 10:58:14 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/7/18 | Gil Ronen
    Rabbi Ya'akov Yakir, of the “Torat Hamedina” (“Torah of the State”) program at the Beit Orot Yeshiva, published a study that found that under Supreme Court Chief Justice Aharon Barak, the state recognized adultery as a bond that was no less legitimate than marriage. This means that if, for example, a married woman maintains an intimate relationship with a man married to another woman, the man may sue the woman for the alleged commitment she made to him in the context of their relationship, or vice versa. "There are two families here," he explained. "We claim in the study that...
  • Israel denies entry to Jewish-American boycott activist

    07/02/2018 9:57:15 PM PDT · by blueplum · 9 replies
    AP ^ | 01 Jul 2018 | Staff
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has denied entry to a Jewish-American activist for advocating boycotts of the Jewish state. Israel’s immigration authority says the activist, Ariel Gold, arrived to Israel Sunday and was refused entry at the airport. Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said “whoever works consistently for a boycott against Israel will not enter here.” Gold is the national co-director of CODEPINK....
  • I Watched 'The Simpsons' for the First Time Ever and I Couldn't Stand It

    07/01/2018 9:19:28 PM PDT · by Forgotten Amendments · 80 replies
    www.vice.com ^ | June 29, 2018 | Nicole Clark
    The other crux of my discontent with The Simpsons comes from the way Marge is continually treated like a doormat. Obviously, The Simpsons started in the 1989, before “political correctness”—otherwise known as being tolerant and conscientious towards people—was a concern for a lot of folks. I didn’t go in expecting it to be free of prejudice, but the fact that people still love the show and considered it progressive for its time gave me a kernel of hope. Not so, at least not when it came to the abuse heaped on Marge. I don’t understand why she doesn’t just divorce...
  • John McCain To Resign Senate Seat on the 4th of July, Says Aide. Cindy McCain Offered his Seat

    07/01/2018 10:01:34 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 408 replies
    Santa Monica Observer ^ | July 1, 2018 | Stan Greene
    Former Republican Nominee for President wants to avoid a defeat for Trump's SCOTUS nominee Cindy McCain has been offered her husband's Senate seat Senator John McCain will resign his US Senate seat on July 4, 2018, says an aide who asked not to be named because he was not authorized to speak to the press. "In the end, it was about Kennedy resigning from the Supreme Court," said the aide. "Confirming a (SCOTUS) replacement before the election is considered in the interest of the national Republican party, so that it doesn't become an issue for Dems to run on in...
  • Senate Democrats Demand Supreme Court Nominee Not Be Unduly Influenced By U.S. Constitution

    06/29/2018 4:31:06 PM PDT · by NRx · 64 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 06-29-2018 | Staff
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Still reeling from Trump’s previous Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, Democrats plan to scrutinize any new nominee to ensure that he or she isn’t yet another crony of something called “The Constitution,” Senate Democrats announced Friday. “Time and time again, we find progressive laws getting struck down,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a Senate address. “And it’s always — always — the ones the Constitution is against. These right-wing judges don’t think for themselves, they just do whatever the Constitution says. And it’s time for that to end.” Senate Democrats have vowed to make sure that any...