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  • The Trump Revolution Deconstructed

    10/16/2016 6:57:51 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 2 replies | October 15, 2016 | Youtube -SGT
    ILANA Mercer, Author of 'The Trump Revolution: The Donald's Creative Destruction Deconstructed' joins me to discuss her new book and the very real threat Donald Trump represents to the corrupt, entrenched deep state which has been in control of the US government for decades. Ilana explains, "The Trump revolution is not really about whether Clinton is worse than a Bush prototype, it's about a constitutional Mad max that we inhabit where the very structure of our liberty is dead."
  • 'Mad Max' fans descend on post-apocalyptic playground

    09/23/2016 5:54:21 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 5 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 09/23/2016 | Frankie Taggart
    <p>California City (United States) (AFP) - In combat boots, satin thongs and matching nipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the world deep in the merciless dust of the Mojave Desert.</p>
  • Burning Man Turns 30: The Joys, Pitfalls (and Drugs) of Hollywood's "Vacation for the Soul"

    08/26/2016 9:16:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 8/26/2016 | Degen Pener
    Burning Man, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, has grown from a tiny summer solstice bonfire gathering on the beach in 1986 near San Francisco to such a powerful cultural phenomenon that no less than President Barack Obama name-checked it at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in April. His 18-year-old daughter, Malia, he joked, isn't allowed to go. Running this year from Aug. 28 to Sept. 5, Burning Man — where attendees include Google's Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, iHeartMedia chairman Bob Pittman, director Chris Weitz (who met and married his wife, Mercedes Martinez, there) and...
  • Enter the Thunderdrome: Inside the world's largest post-apocalyptic festival...

    04/29/2016 9:06:29 AM PDT · by McGruff · 21 replies
    For many, the end of the world might seem daunting, but for these festival goers a post-apocalyptic world in the middle of a Californian desert is a form of escapism. At least this is the case for Mike Orr who is known as 'Sweet Lips' at Wasteland Weekend - the annual four-day festival that allows lovers of the Mad Max movie franchise to see what it is really like to live in a society where civilization is crumbling. 'It's the end of the world,' Orr said of Wasteland which attracts thousands from across the country. 'You get to do whatever...
  • Susan Sarandon carried LSD guru Timothy Leary's ashes in a Burning Man ceremony

    09/07/2015 7:43:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies ^ | 9/6/2015 | unknown
    BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. — Timothy Leary, the late father of LSD, was memorialized at Burning Man after a fantastic procession and burning of his ashes in the Black Rock Desert. It was a spectacle that not even he probably could have imagined, as actress Susan Sarandon led a march with his ashes into a temporary church built as an art installation in the desert for the week-long festival. The church was scheduled to burn as part of the event on Saturday after the “man”, a giant wooden structure, burned.
  • Burning Man founder: 'Black folks don't like to camp as much as white folks'

    09/06/2015 7:35:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 118 replies ^ | 9/4/2015 | Steven W Thrasher
    Burning Man founder Larry Harvey has countered criticism of the lack of racial diversity at the festival by saying that part of the reason there are so few black attendees (known as burners) is that “I don’t think black folks like to camp as much as white folks”. In an interview with the Guardian, Harvey vowed that “we’re not going to set racial quotas”, defended the presence of rich Silicon Valley executives at the festival, and said he will personally go undercover this week to investigate the luxurious camps of ultra-wealthy tech bosses said by the New York Times to...
  • New Sheriff Overseeing Burning Man to Crack Down on Naked Rule-Breakers(and drug use!)

    08/26/2015 8:58:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 8/25/2015 | Jack Linshi
    The weeklong event in Nevada draws thousands of people — and their drugs A new Nevada sheriff tasked with overseeing the upcoming Burning Man festival plans to crack down on the annual desert debauchery. Jerry Allen, 39, who was elected Pershing County Sheriff in January, said he plans to tighten law enforcement for the tens of thousands of festival-goers journeying to the remote Black Rock Desert next week for the annual event, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported on Tuesday.
  • Active shooter reported at Antioch theater (Nashville, TN area) (update: shooter is dead)

    08/05/2015 11:51:50 AM PDT · by OrangeDaisy · 161 replies ^ | 8/5/2015 | Chuck Morris
    Posted: Aug 05, 2015 1:36 PM CST Updated: Aug 05, 2015 1:46 PM CST Posted by Chuck Morris Connect NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Police are responding to a call of an active shooter at the Carmike 8 Cinemas on Bell Road in Antioch. The incident occurred just after 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Dispatch confirmed three EMS units have been sent to the scene. Witnesses at a nearby business reported one person covered with blood. Check back to and Channel 4 News for updates.
  • Men's Rights Activists Call For Boycott Of 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Citing Feminist Agenda

    05/16/2015 11:18:57 AM PDT · by drewh · 45 replies
    CNN/The Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 16, 2015 AST
    A well-known "men's rights activist" blog is calling for a boycott of the postapocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" for being a "feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick." Author Aaron Clarey admits he has not seen the film yet, but his self-proclaimed "spidey sense" noticed that Charlize Theron "talked a lot during the trailers" for the film, and he said Tom Hardy only seemed to have cameo appearances. "Charlize Theron's character barked orders to Mad Max," writes Clarey on Return of Kings. "Nobody barks orders to Mad Max." Clarey did not like reading reviews commending Theron for...
  • New Mad Max movie a feminist/liberal screed? [vanity]

    05/15/2015 8:55:31 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 62 replies
    n/a ^ | 5/15/2015 | me
    You might want to hold onto your money until you read some reviews. I am reading internet scuttlebutt that the new Mad Max movie is a feminist movie disguised as an action flick. Information is still sketchy as the movie has not yet been released. One DUmmie saw a full screening and posted how delighted he/she was that the movie was feminist as well as blamed men and the 1% for the collapse of society. (I won't post the link but you can find it easily enough. It is a newer post.) I read elsewhere that the director or producer...
  • "Mad Max 4 - Fury Road" Production Footage Looks Promising

    10/27/2013 2:00:23 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 45 replies
    Awesome ROBO ^ | Jan 23, 2013 | RoboBrain
    Did you know a Mad Max sequel was in the works? Dubbed as 'Mad Max: Fury Road' The fourth installment of the post apocalyptic franchise wrapped filming in mid December, and the slow trickle of production shots and concept art has started to trickle out to the public. This latest video features some on set footage from the shooting location of Namibia, showcasing a handful of deadly vehicles strutting their stuff. Starring Tom Hardy (Bane) in the role of Mad Max, the new installment will take place 29 years after the latest installment, 1985's 'Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome.' A few...
  • Holy cr@p! This zombie attack bike is powered by a chainsaw

    03/31/2012 10:57:19 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 54 replies
    IO9 ^ | March 10, 2012 | Robert T. Gonzalez
    Holy cr@p! This zombie attack bike is powered by a chainsaw I'm sorry, did you think I meant a chainsaw motor? I suppose that's understandable (after all, two-stroke chainsaw engines are often used to convert bicycles into rear-wheel-drive motorbikes), but I didn't say chainsaw motor, did I? I said chainsaw. Because whoever pieced together this unholy death machine has clearly left the power source attached to a number of other components. They've even opted for a FWD conversion so that the saw's guide blade and cutting chain could be front-mounted. 100% terrifying, 100% brilliant. Perfect for plowing through hordes of...
  • How Will We Get Around in the Post-Apocalypse?

    03/25/2012 2:02:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 54 replies · 2+ views
    IO9 ^ | March 25, 2012 | Lauren Davis
    How will we get around in the post-apocalypse? One of the irritating things about many post-apocalyptic movies in TV shows is that everyone drives everywhere, with little thought about alternative modes of transportation. But how will we get around after armageddon? We weigh the post-apocalyptic transit options. Hopefully, down the line, we'd see groups of people teaming up to bring back trains, but in terms of personal transit in the immediate post-apocalypse, here are a few options: Cars: Ah, the noble car, transit mode of choice in far too many post-apocalyptic fictions. For some people, cars might be a logical...
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (New Mad Max movie, with a new Mad Max)

    07/29/2010 5:45:54 AM PDT · by tlb · 47 replies · 3+ views
    imdb ^ | 27 July 2010 | staff
    Release Date: 2012 (USA) Tom Hardy ... Max Rockatansky Nicholas Hoult ... Nux Charlize Theron
  • 20 Things You Will Need To Survive When The Economy Collapses And The Next Great Depression Begins

    20 Things You Will Need To Survive When The Economy Collapses And The Next Great Depression Begins Michael Snyder May. 7, 2010, 10:26 AM (This is a guest post from The Economic Collapse Blog.) Today, millions of Americans say that they believe that the United States is on the verge of a major economic collapse and will soon be entering another Great Depression. But only a small percentage of those same people are prepared for that to happen. The sad truth is that the vast majority of Americans would last little more than a month on what they have stored...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) Claims Disgust at Tea Party “Vulgarity” (VIDEO)

    04/06/2010 11:08:36 AM PDT · by Publius772000 · 43 replies · 972+ views
    The Constitutional Alamo ^ | 04/06/10 | Michael Naragon
    On MSNBC’s Morning Joe program, Maxine Waters claimed that the Tea Partiers were vulgar and out of control. She would know a thing or two about vulgar rallies… [VIDEO on site] WARNING: Adult language! I’ve been to every Atlanta-area Tea Party event since the first one back in February of 2009. I have yet to hear chants like the one expressed in this video. I also haven’t seen too many Barack Obama masks, blindfolded or otherwise. But she is right about conservatives waving flags, laughing, and having a great time. I’ve enjoyed every single event I’ve attended. There’s something cathartic...
  • Maxine Waters Answers Bank Bailout Questions (sort of - after town hall meeting in Inglewood)

    03/15/2009 4:01:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies · 950+ views
    My FOX LA ^ | 3/15/09
    Maxine Waters Answers Bank Bailout QuestionsCreated On: Sunday, 15 Mar 2009, 1:16 AM PDT Inglewood ( - Congresswoman Maxine Waters held a town hall meeting in Inglewood on Saturday, days after allegations surfaced that she helped bail out a bank her husband had ties to. There were no questions about the issue during the town hall itself, but Ms. Waters addressed questions about the bank controversy outside the meeting. On Friday, Rep. Waters, D-Inglewood, denied any wrongdoing amid reports her husband had financial ties to a bank she helped request $50 million in bailout funds. **SNIP** Waters said she also...
  • Maxine Waters under scrutiny for bank ties

    03/13/2009 1:44:18 AM PDT · by markomalley · 131 replies · 9,473+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/13/2009 | Richard Simon and E. Scott Reckard
    Rep. Maxine Waters, one of Los Angeles' most enduring liberal politicians, has come under scrutiny because of bailout funds that went to a bank in which her husband had owned stock and served on the board. Waters was a senior member of the congressional committee dealing with the financial crisis when OneUnited Bank -- one of the nation's largest minority-owned institutions -- received $12 million in bailout funds. Her husband, Sidney Williams, served on the bank board until early last year and held at least $500,000 in investments in the bank in 2007, the most recent year for which public...
  • The US, Iran, and Iraq agreed Tuesday ... (Iran runs border town)

    08/01/2007 8:28:23 PM PDT · by Flavius · 18 replies · 568+ views
    csmonitor ^ | July 25, 2007 edition | By Sam Dagher | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor
    "The Iranians are running the ship in Iraq, not the Americans. They also have [many] more chips on the table in Iraq than the US," says Riad Kahwaji, who heads the Dubai-based Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis. "The situation in Iraq is strategically more in favor of the Iranians than the Americans."
  • The buzz: Gov. Mel Gibson? Uh, it sounded good ...

    08/07/2006 7:46:24 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 466+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 8/7/6 | Kevin Yamamura
    It was only eight months ago that some conservatives believed actor Mel Gibson would make a better Republican gubernatorial candidate than Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Back then, Schwarzenegger was coming off a divisive special election. Tanking in the polls, the Republican governor hired former Gray Davis aide Susan Kennedy, a Democrat, as chief of staff. That prompted the conservative California Republican Assembly to promote Gibson for governor. CRA President Mike Spence said at the time, "The governor's the one who jumped ship, so we're just trying to find a different captain." How things have changed. Schwarzenegger has since taken an eight-point...
  • 14 pound Baby born to Oklahoma Couple

    12/21/2005 7:25:07 AM PST · by Maximus of Texas · 90 replies · 1,242+ views
    CBS Early Show | 12/21/05 | Max
    I heard the news reports and then on CBS this morning they had the couple on the Early Show. Looking at the parents, it’s easy to see where the baby got its weight. The parents are obese and the baby is starting off that way. Why should we celebrate this and give them all this TV coverage? All three will be a drain to our health care system for years to come.
  • Melbourne youths prepare to head north-(yup those "youths")

    12/15/2005 2:41:21 PM PST · by Flavius · 26 replies · 1,045+ views
    news ^ | December 16, 2005 | Richard Kerbaj and Cath Hart
    LEBANESE youths and ethnic "lions" from Melbourne are preparing to join Sydney's race riots, with busloads of troublemakers rumoured to be heading north. Expectations among the young Lebanese community in western Sydney that further trouble will develop over the weekend comes despite calls from their religious leaders, police and politicians for both sides to calm down. One 22-year-old ethnic Lebanese man yesterday told The Australian he and his friends were ready for a turf war. "The boys reckon it'll be like a scene out of Braveheart," he said. Sources within the Lebanese community said three busloads of young men from...
  • The Buzz: Picturing another movie star as governor

    12/12/2005 1:08:02 PM PST · by SmithL · 19 replies · 1,472+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 12/12/5 | Kevin Yamamura
    If you're dissatisfied with one Hollywood politician in California, you can always find another as a replacement. Angered by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's appointment of a Democratic chief of staff, the conservative California Republican Assembly launched a Web site last week urging voters to draft actor Mel Gibson for governor. Gibson became something of a hero among religious conservatives after his 2004 movie "The Passion of the Christ." CRA President Mike Spence said he was further motivated by Gibson's public opposition to California's $3 billion stem-cell bond in 2004 - a successful ballot measure that Schwarzenegger supported. "The governor's the one...
  • CODE PINK to visit Cuba - will they visit cop-killer Joanne Chesimard and FALN William Morales?

    11/09/2005 7:18:10 PM PST · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 616+ views
    Code Pinko ^ | 11-9-05 | Doug from Upland
    Today on the FreeRepublic Hour on Rightalk Radio, my guest was Joe Connor. Joe's dad was killed in an FALN bomb blast at Fraunces Tavern in 1975. Among the people we discussed were Bill Clinton, who pardoned FALN terrorists to help his wife, William Morales, FALN chief bombmaker being protected by Fidel Castro, and Joanne Chesimard, a cop-killer who is also being protected by Castro. The Bush-hating and despicable women from Code Pink, the group harassing wounded soldiers and families at Walter Reed Army Medical Center every week, will soon be off to visit their pal Fidel in his island...
  • At Least 5 Killed By Police In New Orleans (Bad Guys Killed-Not Contractors)

    09/04/2005 5:12:33 PM PDT · by lightman · 79 replies · 8,106+ views ^ | 4 September A.D. 2004 | CBS
    CBS) NEW ORLEANS Police shot and killed at least five people Sunday after gunmen opened fire on a group of contractors traveling across a bridge on their way to make repairs, authorities said. Deputy Police Chief W.J. Riley said police shot at eight people, killing five or six. Fourteen contractors were traveling across the Danziger Bridge under police escort when they came under fire, said John Hall, a spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers. They were on their way to launch barges into Lake Pontchartrain to help plug the breech in the 17th Street Canal, Hall said. None of...
  • Mad Max fans' convoy ends with arrests

    04/21/2005 1:05:30 PM PDT · by jb6 · 10 replies · 567+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 18, 2005
    SAN ANTONIO — Eleven "Mad Max" fans were arrested after alarming motorists as they made their way to a movie marathon in a theatrical convoy in which they surrounded a tanker truck armed with fake machine guns. ADVERTISEMENT As the group was headed to San Antonio from nearby Boerne Saturday morning, police received several calls from motorists who reported a "militia" surrounding a tanker truck, a police report states. Police charged nine people with obstruction of a highway and two others with possession of prohibited knives in addition to obstruction of a highway. One of the organizers of the convoy,...
  • Mad Max fans convoy ends with arrests

    04/18/2005 7:47:06 AM PDT · by brazos.357 · 46 replies · 2,221+ views
    'Mad Max' fan convoy ends in arrests SAN ANTONIO — Eleven "Mad Max" fans of were arrested after alarming motorists as they made their way to a movie marathon in a theatrical convoy in which they surrounded a tanker truck armed with fake machine guns. As the group was headed to San Antonio from nearby from Boerne on Saturday morning, police received several calls from motorists who reported a "militia" surrounding a tanker truck, a police report states. Police charged nine people with obstruction of a highway and two others with possession of prohibited knives in addition to obstruction of...

    02/10/2005 7:10:20 PM PST · by doug from upland · 22 replies · 735+ views
    KABC | 2-10-05 | dfu
    Flamethrower Mad Maxine Waters is on Al Rantel now discussing the shooting of the young car thief in L.A. who was in a stolen car at 4 am and tried to ram the police. Listen online from KABC WEBSITE ---
  • California Democrat Escorts Aristide to Jamaica

    03/15/2004 3:37:53 AM PST · by kattracks · 36 replies · 483+ views ^ | 3/15/04 | Susan Jones
    ( - Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), one of Jean Bertrand Aristide's strongest supporters in the United States, was accompanying the ousted Haitian president and his wife to Jamaica on Monday, her office announced. The Bush administration doesn't like the idea. In the March 14 press release, Waters' office said the congresswoman is part of a delegation that went to the Central African Republic on Sunday to meet with Aristide. The two other Americans in that delegation are identified as "author Randall Robinson and attorney Ira Kurzban." Randall Robinson is the founder and former head of the TransAfrica lobbying group that...
  • The Passion of Mel Gibson

    01/29/2003 6:35:45 PM PST · by TD911 · 82 replies · 1,664+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | 01/27/03 | RICHARD CORLISS; JEFF ISRAELY
    Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003The Passion of Mel Gibson His Jesus film is bloody, bold — and in Aramaic. Here's an exclusive look ByRICHARD CORLISS; JEFF ISRAELY You may expect a certain tense solemnity when an Academy Award — winning director is shooting a film on the life and death of Jesus Christ. On the sound stage of The Passion in Rome's Cinecitta studio, the famed auteur prepares a scene for Maia Morgenstern, the Romanian actress playing the Virgin Mary. She is to enter the abandoned temple where her son has just been removed in chains on his way to...
  • DFU SONG: Cabaret (Mad Maxine -- "Salomon Barney Frank") 7-11-02

    07/11/2002 12:40:11 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 9 replies · 387+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES ^ | July 2002 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    CABARET If you're investing and need some advice…Maxine you're sure to thank She'll tell you that you have to see Salomon Barney Frank There is one caveat that you must heed…we'll make it very clear Although your funds are very safe…beware and guard your rear So be alert…open your eyes If you're touched down below your belly…watch out for that K-Y Jelly Maxine is brilliant, there isn't a doubt… my friends, this is not a prank She'll tell you that you have to see Salomon Barney Frank So be alert…open your eyes If you're touched down below your belly…watch...