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  • Life Lessons from Working within the Corporate Dream (Part 1)

    08/13/2018 5:58:23 AM PDT · by vannrox · 7 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 8AUG18 | Editorial staff
    You know, many of us work for a living. As such, if you have a university degree, the chances are that you migrated to a corporate job in a corporate environment. You probably received a decent salary, a nice (if bland and sterile) working environment, and considered yourself well on the way towards corporate greatness in a solid career. It’s a nice fantasy. It’s all a big lie. Most Americans waste their lives working in this environment. They get up and go to work. They deal with traffic, an uncaring boss, and suffer through the various rules that HR implements....
  • Ocasio-Cortez Tells Hawaii Dems Her Life Shaped By ‘Unaddressed History of Imperialism’

    08/11/2018 9:15:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 114 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/10/18 | Tony Lee
    Democratic-Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who, as Breitbart News reported, was born in the Bronx and raised in the affluent suburb of Westchester, told Hawaii Democrats on Thursday evening that her life has been shaped by “an unaddressed history of imperialism and poverty.” Ocasio-Cortez was campaigning for Hawaii Democratic congressional candidate Kaniela Ing ahead of this weekend’s primary election and argued that Hawaii felt like a “kindred home” because she also comes “from a place of colonized people.” Ocasio-Cortez said that she and Ing had similar life experiences even though they grew up worlds apart because they both lost their fathers...
  • 18 Harsh Truths About Corporate Life Nobody Will Ever Tell You

    07/29/2018 6:35:33 AM PDT · by vannrox · 88 replies
    Mensxp ^ | 29JUL18 | Ankush Bahuguna
    <p>Twenties are the time when most of us take up our first jobs. Even though it’s great to finally start earning and ‘be on your own’, corporate life is nothing like we imagine it to be in our younger years. It’s stressful and unrewarding. Here are 18 harsh truths about corporate life nobody will ever tell you.</p>
  • Report: 315 Turkish journalists face 47 life sentences plus 3,034 years in jail

    07/27/2018 6:43:25 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 21 replies
    Stockholm Center for Freedom ^ | July 27, 2018 | SCF
    According to an Independent Communication Network (BÄ°A) report, 315 media employees in Turkey, including reporters, columnists, executives and illustrators, face 47 aggravated life sentences, one life sentence, 3,034 years of imprisonment and TL 4.040.000 ($840,000) in damages. The report stated that in 33 trials in April, May and June, the courts handed down two aggravated life sentences without the chance of parole and 137 years, two months and 19 days in prison to journalists on charges of supporting a failed coup in 2016, disseminating terrorist propaganda, membership in a terrorist organization, defying state institutions or insulting the president. In that...
  • Kitten with Special Needs Clings to Foster Dad for Love After He was Saved

    07/18/2018 12:11:45 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Jul 17 18 | Amy Bojo
    A teeny black kitten came to a veterinary clinic, in need of foster care. He was very wobbly and extremely tiny for his age. Danielle @fostercatsandkittensAbout a month ago, Gus the kitten was taken into The Poppy Foundation at Bonanza Cat Hospital in Las Vegas after he was found on the streets in the brutal summer temperatures. "It was thought that Gus had Cerebellar Hypoplasia because he was very unstable. He would fling his head around and showed all the signs of having this neurological disorder," Danielle, an avid foster based in Las Vegas, told Love Meow. "I have...
  • Bronco Billy and the 25th Law of Power

    07/15/2018 6:01:49 PM PDT · by vannrox · 2 replies
    Metallicman ^ | June 2018 | editorial staff
    When we were young, we were taught how to act, and told how to behave. The opinions of our peers decided what we would do, who we would date, and how successful our life could be. For those of us who never left our home town, these demands have become forged as the tightest shackles that bind us to the demands and needs of others. However, once we leave that environment, we find ourselves in a new place with new friends and a new life. We are thus given and provided the opportunity to reconstruct our life. We are provided...
  • (What school was like) Learning during my 1970s High School years

    07/14/2018 7:02:38 PM PDT · by vannrox · 152 replies
    Metallicman ^ | June 2018 | editorial staff
    Do you remember what it was like going to High School in the 1970s? I do. I most certainly do. In fact, the older I get the more removed that I am from it. As time passes, it starts to look like some kind of a scene from “The Twilight Zone”. The truth is that the kind of life that I had growing up is really alien to the way kids grow up today. That is worrisome, and it really concerns me. When an American intern comes in to work for me, I am stunned just how absolutely helpless they...
  • What Work was Like in the 1960’s and 1970’s.

    07/13/2018 7:45:15 PM PDT · by vannrox · 74 replies
    Metallicman ^ | June 2018 | editorial staff
    Today, Americans have taken so much for granted. We look at our life and think that it is as it has always been. Indeed, it is assumed that the way things are today have always been that way. Yet, the simple and plain truth is that America has changed. Over the last few decades there has been tremendous changes at all levels of American society and culture. For instance, it is a recent phenomenon that restaurants can charge $8 for a cup of coffee. Or, that we have to take a urine sample to get employed. Casual day on Friday,...
  • DNC Denounces Record Employment [semi-satire]

    07/08/2018 9:55:36 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 July 2018 | John Semmens
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June jobs report showed that the US economy added 213,000 jobs—bringing the number of employed Americans to 155,576,000—the tenth record high of the Trump presidency. Democratic National Chairman and former Secretary of Labor under Obama, Tom Perez warned voters “to not be taken in by this mirage of the so-called good life.” “Remember, each person pushed into a 40-hour-a-week job has lost at least 40 hours of leisure time,” Perez pointed out. “Is this a trade-off that truly benefits everyone? Most jobs are boring. Many are dangerous. Shouldn’t the goal be to work toward the...
  • God Is Light...themes 1 John pt 3

    This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.(I John 1:5)As we noted earlier, John’s ministry is a ministry of restoration. The faith has been frayed, tangled and torn to the point where the believers whom John addressed were confused as to who knew God genuinely and who didn’t. What does it mean to “know him who is from the beginning”? To “be strong and have the Word of God abiding in you”? Most importantly, who is the God and Father of...
  • Final Exam

    06/28/2018 4:07:23 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 7 replies
    email from a friend | 6/28/2018 | unknown
    FINAL EXAM There were four sophomores taking chemistry and all of them had an 'A' so far. These four friends were so confident that the weekend before finals, they decided to visit some friends and have a big party. They had a great time but, after all the hearty partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn't make it back to Penn State until early Monday morning. Rather than taking the final, they decided that they would explain to their professor why they missed it. They said that they visited friends but on the way back they had a flat...
  • Mending The Nets...themes first John 1

    06/27/2018 1:32:18 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 4 replies
    The Chinese pastor, author and martyr, Watchman Nee, in his book “What Shall This Man Do ?”, made an interesting observation about the careers of the three apostles, Peter, Paul and John. Nee observed that there is spiritual significance in the occupations that these three were engaged in when they were called by Jesus. We are told in Scripture that when Peter was called, he was busy as a fisherman, ‘casting his nets into the sea’. Paul happened to be a tentmaker by trade, crafting portable dwelling places. John, the beloved apostle, was also a fisherman, but when Jesus first...
  • Who’s Funding Ireland’s Abortion Lobby?

    10/01/2017 4:54:07 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 9/28/17 | David Quinn
    Numerous international groups are trying to influence Ireland into legalising abortionThe great and the good internationally have a big interest in the outcome of Ireland’s looming abortion referendum, planned for next year. They want Irish voters to erase from their constitution the so-called Eighth Amendment, which gives the unborn child the same right to life as every other human being. Abortion is only permitted in Ireland when the life of the mother is at real and substantial risk. This amendment was inserted into the constitution following a referendum in 1983 which passed by a two-to-one margin. Ever since then secular...
  • Bare-Knuckle Religion

    06/13/2018 9:44:47 PM PDT · by KierkegaardMAN · 4 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | Fr. George Rutler
    The recent pardon of the late world heavy weight champion Jack Johnson by our president was a gracious act long overdue. A previous motion had passed the House but died in the Senate in 2008. Johnson’s racially motivated conviction for violating the Mann Act after he had married a white woman resulted in his beginning a year term in Leavenworth prison in 1920. It was not a salutary place; I buried one of its inmates who had done much more than a year there. Johnson skipped bail and spent several years in Europe via Canada. In Barcelona, much in need...
  • Heaven's Newest Angel

    06/06/2018 5:09:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 6, 2018 | Brent Bozell
    There are those who believe he should never have been allowed to be born. He came into this world prematurely with severe spina bifida, Chiari II malformation, hydrocephalus, autonomic dysreflexia, central sleep apnea, dysphagia, hypotonia and paralyzed vocal cords. He would develop chronic lung disease, anemia, kyphosis, knee contractures, osteopenia and so much more. In layman's terms, he was paralyzed, except for partial movement of his arms. He couldn't speak because his vocal cords were paralyzed, nor could he eat or even breathe on his own. His own family can't remember how many times the ambulance raced him to the...
  • We’re All Trespassers Now in the Face of the Government’s Land Grabs

    05/09/2018 8:15:08 AM PDT · by Sopater · 33 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | May 08, 2018 | John W. Whitehead
    “No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.” — John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States We have no real property rights. Think about it.  That house you live in, the car you drive, the small (or not so small) acreage of land that has been passed down through your family or that you scrimped and saved to acquire, whatever money you manage to keep in your bank account after the government and its cronies have taken their first and second and third cut…none of it is safe from the...
  • We are stewards of the planet. It is time we stepped to the plate.

    05/07/2018 9:28:53 AM PDT · by John Conlin · 67 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/7/2018 | John Conlin
    I live along the Front Range of Colorado and I frequently hike in the foothills with my trusty dog. It is a common experience to look east onto the plains and on the horizon be able to clearly discern the curve of the earth. For those who have never had this experience, it can be quite an epiphany. Right there before your eyes you can actually see the curve of the globe of this wonderful place we call home.
  • Two very personal reasons Tucker Carlson hates abortion

    05/02/2018 8:12:31 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 33 replies
    life news ^ | April 2018
    April 26, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Whenever I see a media figure passionately defend the pro-life position, I always get curious. It's not surprising that there are pro-life people in the media, of course, especially on the right side of the spectrum. But when someone chooses to dedicate his time and energy in the media sphere to exposing the truth about abortion, revealing the lies of abortion activists, and advocating for the rights of pro-lifers to bring the truth to the public square week after week, I want to know what drives that passion. Tucker Carlson, host of the wildly popular...
  • Cat Who Was Not Expected to Walk Again, Won't Stop Trying.

    04/29/2018 3:51:30 AM PDT · by vannrox · 20 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 20APR18 | Amy Bojo
    Cat Who Was Not Expected to Walk Again, Won't Stop Trying. Two months ago, a 1-year-old cat was found lying on the road in northern New Jersey. A Good Samaritan took him to a local speciality hospital to get help. The Kitty Krusade"They thought he had been hit by a car. It wasn't until nurses and emergency vets cleaned away the blood and did X-rays, did they realize that he had been shot," Kelley Peters told Love Meow. They contacted Kelley at The Kitty Krusade, a local rescue group in Montclair, New Jersey and asked if they could take...
  • Lois Riess, grandmother accused of killing her husband, may also have killed a woman

    04/17/2018 11:59:25 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 29 replies
    CNN,MSN ^ | 4/17/2018 | Susannah Cullinane
    A nationwide manhunt is underway for a grandmother known as "Losing Streak Lois" to authorities, who believe she killed her husband last month in Minnesota, then killed a woman in Florida, likely in a bid to steal her identity. Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, was last seen Sunday, about 50 miles from Corpus Christi, Texas, heading south on Highway 77, Deputy US Marshal John Kinsey told CNN. She is known to have a gambling addiction and often frequents casinos, which accounts for her nickname among local police, according to the US Marshals Service. Riess allegedly killed her husband...