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  • Mini Mooch

    07/29/2017 12:12:13 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
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  • Report: Ivanka Trump Just Hired Hollywood Stylist

    03/22/2017 2:41:53 PM PDT · by drewh · 18 replies
    US Weekly ^ | March 22, 2017 @ 1:05 PM | Rose Walano
    Ivanka Trump is no stranger to the style world — she was the CEO of her own eponymous brand, after all — but with her new role as first daughter, the former Trump Organization VP is upping her fashion game. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Trump, 35, is officially tapping Hollywood stylist Cat Williams to revamp her wardrobe. Ivanka Trump Ivanka Trump has reportedly officially hired Cat Williams, Micaela Erlanger's former assistant, to be her stylist. Credit: Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Ivanka Trump Is Getting a West Wing Office, Security ClearanceIvanka Trump Is Getting a West Wing Office, Security...
  • Historians rank Obama 12th best president in new survey [Major Barf Alert]

    02/18/2017 7:24:29 PM PST · by Boomer · 94 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | February 18, 2017 | FNC Staff
    C-SPAN released a survey Friday that asked historians to rank past presidents and former-President Obama was voted the country's 12th best, right behind Woodrow Wilson and in front of James Monroe. Historians were asked to essentially grade the presidents on items like “public persuasion” and “moral authority.” Politico reported that Obama rated high in the category of “equal justice for all,” but received low marks for his relationship with Congress.
  • Trump signals he's softening on immigration: 'Working on a plan' that'll make DREAMers 'very happy'

    01/19/2017 12:04:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 01/19/2017 | Francesca Chambers
    Called the plight of children known as DREAMers who were brought into the country illegally by their relatives 'a very tough situation'Indicated that he's thinking about letting them stay and said his administration will have a plan in the next couple monthsSuggested he'd increase the number of visas available to high-skilled workers President-elect Donald Trump says his administration is working on a plan that will make illegal immigrant children 'very happy,' and it will done in the next couple monthsThe president-elect said in the course of his campaign for the White House that illegal immigrants of all ages would...
  • Is U.S. Manufacturing Really in Decline?

    07/28/2016 5:37:52 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 102 replies
    Strategy+business ^ | July 26, 2016 | Daniel Gross
    Did you hear that U.S. manufacturing just had another big month? That output has risen about 20 percent in the past six years? That industrial capacity is actually expanding?Probably not. At most times, and especially in election season, the talk surrounding U.S. manufacturing is one of relentless decline: a loss of jobs, the shutting down of factories, increased competition from foreign countries, a global war in which the U.S. seems to be on the losing end.And of course, it’s true. At some level, manufacturing has declined dramatically — as a direct employer of American workers. According to the Bureau of...
  • Fox claims Trump obsession with Kelly

    03/19/2016 5:20:35 AM PDT · by scooby321 · 70 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | 3-18-2016 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    WASHINGTON – Fox News is slamming GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his repeated Twitter tirades against anchor Megyn Kelly. “Donald Trump’s vitriolic attacks against Megyn Kelly and his extreme, sick obsession with her is beneath the dignity of a presidential candidate who wants to occupy the highest office in the land,” the network said in a statement this evening.
  • Does Ted Cruz Think He’s the Messiah?

    02/14/2016 12:20:17 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 49 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 2/14/2016 | JAY MICHAELSON
    Rafael Cruz, father of Ted Cruz, is a preacher of the far-right doctrine of dominionism, which holds that Christians should take over the government and save it from the wicked. When Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for president, many assumed he would quietly distance himself from his father, Rafael Cruz, since the elder Cruz has long been extreme in his religious views, and outspoken in proclaiming them. But the opposite has been the case. Rafael Cruz has been the senator's primary surrogate on the campaign trail, particularly with the evangelical voters who are now Ted Cruz's base. The two have...
  • “The talk”: 6 Muslim parents on what they tell their kids about Islamophobia

    01/21/2016 1:17:23 PM PST · by presidio9 · 52 replies
    Vox ^ | January 20, 2016 | Jennifer Williams
    On January 5, the Council on American-Islamic Relations offered a new service for the Muslim American families among its members: It released a guide titled "A Muslim parent's guide to talking to children about acts of violent extremism." It was meant to help parents guide their children through a new world in which the tide of Islamophobia, as well as the threat of violent extremism, is growing. The guide reflects a difficult new truth: Muslim parents in the US and Canada today no longer just have to worry about giving their kids the "birds and the bees" talk. They must...
  • Ted Cruz, Glenn Beck, and Cult-Like Religion

    01/03/2016 5:07:32 AM PST · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 1,121 replies
    Freeper Editorial | 1/03/2015 | GPH
    Sundance at The Conservative Tree House has written posts commenting on Ted Cruz's proselytizing as an electoral campaign strategy. Freepers have seen at least a couple of examples of this strategy recently, with threads being posted about Cruz calling on supporters to "don the full armor of God" to resist "incoming attacks" (presumably from dark forces!), or that the "Body of Christ" must be energized to gain the victory. This type of rhetoric is also heavily prominent in his campaign fund raising. One of the more epic and cringe inducing examples comes from an apparent leak by the Cruz campaign...
  • Consider bringing Muslims, non-Muslims together

    12/26/2015 2:11:35 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 50 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 12/20/15 | Kathleen Parker
    When President Obama addressed the nation following the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, he reiterated the call to resist animus toward Muslims. This was a familiar message — the same we had heard from President George W. Bush following the 9/11 attacks. We aren’t at war against Islam, both presidents have said, but against an ideology built on distortions (or medieval-minded interpretations) of the Islamic religion.
  • (Rebuke to Rachel Carson) ... These People Took DDT Pills In the 1970s to Prove it Was Safe

    12/07/2015 11:17:08 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    PaleoFuture ^ | December 7, 2015 | Matt Novak
    These People Took DDT Pills In the 1970s to Prove it Was Safe In 1971 two people in North Hollywood started eating DDT pills every day. That's right, they willingly swallowed 10mg of poison every single day for three months. In front of witnesses. From the Associated Press: - Robert Loibl and his wife, Louise, hold 10-milligram capsules of DDT which they took in front of witnesses for 93 days at lunch time, June 10, 1971. Loibl said their total dosage was more than the average person consumes in 83 years. He said his wife's dandruff disappeared, their appetites perked...
  • Memo to: American teenagers and millennials

    10/29/2015 1:11:53 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 7 replies ^ | Sept. 26, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Reflect for a few minutes on your experience in school, especially if you went to a public school. Were you taught as much as you could have been taught? Were your schools set up to increase your learning and your mastery of basic skills? When you were in elementary school, did the school teach you to read right away? If a store was selling something for $10 and now there is a 15% discount, do you know what the new price is? If you read in a book that the Civil War occurred in the middle of the 19th century,...
  • 'Roots' remake, set to begin New Orleans filming in mid-August, issues casting call for extras

    07/23/2015 2:36:12 PM PDT · by BBell · 69 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/22/15 | Dave Walker, | The Times-Picayune
    New Orleans-area filming on a "Roots" remake, slated to air on three A&E networks in 2016, is expected to begin in mid-August. An open call for background actors was issued Tuesday (July 21) by Caballero Casting. The project, to be simulcast on History, A&E and Lifetime, was announced in April. The four-night, eight-hour project will film here through December. Filming will also take place in Africa, an A&E spokesman said Wednesday. Laurence Fishburne will portray Alex Haley in the "Roots" remake, based on Haley's novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" as well as new historical scholarship, according to...
  • McConnell’s first big challenge: Keeping a lid on Ted Cruz

    11/05/2014 1:56:30 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 53 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Meredith Shiner and Jon Ward
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves to the crowd at a Republican victory party on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Austin, …WASHINGTON — Within minutes of polls closing in Kentucky, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell was declared the victor of a race some doubted he could win and many more hoped he would lose.Like most recent congressional leaders, McConnell — who in 2009 declared that his party’s No. 1 goal would be to defeat President Barack Obama — had become a powerful symbol of his party and a major target for Democrats. His win in Kentucky Tuesday night was the first step toward realizing...
  • University sends email to alumni equating the tea party with the KKK

    12/06/2013 3:15:47 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 84 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/06/2013 | Robby Soave
    A public university sent an email to alumni highlighting the esteemed research of one of its professors — research that notes many similarities between the old Ku Klux Klan and its modern-day equivalent, the tea party. The University of Washington’s email to alumni asked the question four separate times: “Is The Tea Party like the Ku Klux Klan?” Christopher Parker, a UW political science professor, argues in a new book that there are major similarities. The book is titled “Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in Contemporary America.” “In this commentary from Professor Christopher Parker...
  • In rural Kentucky, health-care debate takes back seat as the long-uninsured line up (for Medicaid)

    11/24/2013 2:57:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 24, 2013 | Stephanie McCrummen
    On the campaign trail, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was still blasting the new health-care law as unsalvageable. At the White House, President Obama was still apologizing for the botched federal Web site. But in a state where the rollout has gone smoothly, and in a county that is one of the poorest and unhealthiest in the country, Courtney Lively has been busy signing people up: cashiers from the IGA grocery, clerks from the dollar store, workers from the lock factory, call-center agents, laid-off coal miners, KFC cooks, Chinese green-card holders in town to teach Appalachian students. … This is...
  • Poll: Support for tea party slips (Barf)

    09/26/2013 6:56:43 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/26/13 | Tal kopan
    Support for the tea party continues to fall among Americans, nearing all-time lows, according to a new poll Thursday. Twenty-two percent of Americans call themselves tea party backers, the Gallup poll found, while 27 percent consider themselves opponents of the tea party. Fifty-one percent choose neither or have no opinion. The level of support is a 10-point drop from November 2010, when a wave of pro-tea party sentiment helped Republicans take control of the House of Representatives, and is also down from 2012, when the GOP managed to hang on to the House and current tea party firebrand Sen. Ted...
  • Daily Kos: Oklahoma Tornado Casualties Show That ‘Free Market Conservatism Kills’

    05/25/2013 1:20:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 25, 2013 | 08:36 | Tom Johnson
    If you were looking for righty-bashing blog posts related to the Moore, Oklahoma disaster, Daily Kos was the place to be this past Wednesday. Ian Reifowitz argued that conservatives’ childish hostility to government regulation boosted the tornado’s death toll because neither state nor local law requires safe rooms or shelters, and that absent a mandate, such life-saving structures quite often won’t get built. Reifowitz wrote:Free market conservatism kills? Yes, that’s right…[T]here were no rules in Moore or anywhere else in Oklahoma mandating that buildings…have so-called “safe rooms” or underground shelters to protect people during a storm…
  • Conservatives, be careful what you wish for with Mitt Romney (Reality Check)

    11/02/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 181 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 11/02/2012 | Juan Williams
    The truth is, the Tea Party anger that boiled over in response to the President Obama’s healthcare plan had been brewing for years due to conservative disappointment with George W. Bush’s policies. Bush created record-breaking deficits, embraced Congressional earmarks, gained passage of an enormous expansion of Medicare entitlements without funding it, nominated Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, and backed McCain-Kennedy comprehensive immigration reform. Principled conservatives like Coulter, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity spoke out against the direction of the party, to their credit. Conservatives must be careful not to abandon their principles out of blind hated for President Obama....
  • The Horrible Jobs Record Of The GOP's Favorite Governor

    05/14/2012 8:23:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/14/2012 | Joe Weisenthal
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is the GOPs favorite governor for two reasons. 1) He's taken on public sector unions/workers/pensions. 2) He's hated by public sector unions/workers, which means he gets brownie points for being disliked by the right people. It's just too bad that from an economic standpoint, he's not a good governor. Menzie Chinn at Econbrowser takes a look at his record on private sector job creation, and it turns out that not only is he well behind his own goals, he's just generally bad at it. This chart showing Wiscon's actual record of job creation vs. his stated...