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  • Bumped United Passenger Fires Back At Sheila Jackson Lee's Racism Charge, Airline

    12/28/2017 3:47:12 PM PST · by blam · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-28-2017 | Barnini Chakraborty - Judson Berger
    A United passenger whose first-class seat on a recent flight from Houston to D.C. was given to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is firing back at the Democratic congresswoman's accusations of racism – while challenging the airline's account of the incident. Jean-Marie Simon, an attorney and private school teacher, became the latest face of airline passenger woes when she detailed on Facebook and later to the news media how she lost her seat to the Texas lawmaker. But despite a statement from United seeking to explain the switch-out, she's not giving up the fight. And the congresswoman's response – essentially claiming...
  • The Meanest Thing Jesus Ever Said

    11/18/2016 7:27:10 AM PST · by Salvation · 21 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-17-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Meanest Thing Jesus Ever Said Msgr. Charles Pope • November 17, 2016 • The Gospel from Wednesday’s Mass (Wed. of the 33rd Week – Luke 19:11-27) is known as the “Parable of the Ten Gold Coins.” It has an ending so shocking that, when I read it at Mass some years ago, a young child said audibly to her mother, “Wow, that’s mean!”I’d like to look at it and ponder its shocking ending.Today’s parable is like Matthew’s “Parable of the Talents,” but with some significant differences. In today’s parable, ten people each receive one gold coin. We only...
  • Senators Complain They Don’t Know What The Words In The Constitution Mean

    07/06/2017 7:07:40 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/05/17 | Phillip Stucky
    Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi said that several U.S. senators complained they couldn’t understand the words in the Constitution in a Tuesday interview. The daughter to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelos filmed several senators, former presidents, and other officials reciting the Constitution for her upcoming documentary, “The Words That Built America.” “A lot of the senators complained that they didn’t know what the words [in the Constitution] meant,” Pelosi said, according to AXIOS. “Let’s face it: the words are dated. Not to Ted Cruz. To him, it’s poetry. He just went for it.” Cruz’s 2012 Senate run centered on “upholding the rule of law...
  • Rand Paul: I Will Vote for 80-90% Repeal of Obamacare, GOP Bill ‘Not Anywhere Close’

    06/25/2017 4:47:26 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/25/17 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing the Republican health care bill, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he would vote for a partial repeal of Obamacare, but the current bill was “not anywhere close to repeal.” Paul said, “I’ve been telling leadership for months now that I will vote for a repeal and it doesn’t have to be a 100 percent repeal. For example, I’m for 100 percent repeal, that’s what I want, but if you offer me a 90 percent repeal, I’d probably vote for it. I might vote for 80 percent repeal.”
  • Sad Sanders supporter cries about mean Trump supporters. (VIDEO)

    02/21/2016 10:26:17 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 82 replies
    Youtube ^ | John Dorian
    This girl cries about Bernie Sanders losing in Nevada to Hillary and because she can't get over the "bad nature" of Trump supporters. Hilarious!
  • Trump Again Threatens to Sue Cruz, Reveals Self-Serving Motive

    02/16/2016 9:12:10 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 77 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 16, 2016 | WALTER HUDSON
    If you need further evidence that Donald Trump is running for president in order to serve the best interests of Donald Trump, here it is from the Associated Press: ...
  • Heilemann: Forget Her 'Lovely' Image, Barbara Bush 'Mean'

    01/22/2016 3:44:04 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 35 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Let's stipulate that in his own way, John Heilemann meant it as a compliment. On With All Due Respect today, co-host Heilemann said that whereas her public image was that of a "lovely and matronly figure," First Lady Barbara Bush was in fact as "mean" and tough as anyone. Heilemann's comment came in the context of a Jeb campaign video in which Mrs. Bush praises her son as a problem solver--but also takes an unsubtle shot at people who talk "about how popular they are, how great they are." Take that, Donald! Heilemann said he would like to see the...
  • Tina Fey admits she was a Mean Girl (Orly?)

    12/19/2015 6:50:13 AM PST · by MuttTheHoople · 20 replies
    MSN Online ^ | December 18, 2015 | Andrea Towers
    If you were friends with Tina Fey in high school, you might have been part of a pack that resembled the Plastics from Mean Girls. In an interview with Net-A-Porter.Com's The EDIT, the Sisters actress revealed that she was more Regina George than Cady Heron when she was growing up. "I was, I admit it openly," Fey said. "That was a disease that had to be conquered. It's another coping mechanism -- it's a bad coping mechanism -- but when you feel less than (in high school, everyone feels less than everyone else for different reasons), in your mind it's...
  • Mathews: Hillary's Gender "A Big Part" Of Benghazi Testimony,Will Be Hounded By A Bunch Of Guys"

    10/22/2015 8:16:51 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 22 replies ^ | October 22, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews remarked that Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s gender is “a big part of even today” and that she’ll be “hounded by a bunch of guys” during MSNBC’s coverage of her testimony before the Benghazi Select Committee on Thursday.
  • Pat Buchanan stands up for Obama against that mean Netanyahu

    08/15/2015 10:06:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/15/15 | Robert Spencer
    Pat Buchanan has for years been such a virulent opponent of Israel that he has frequently been accused of anti-Semitism, and this column condemning Benjamin Netanyahu for supposedly interfering in America’s internal affairs by opposing the Iran deal is not going to erase that impression. The paleocon Right hates Israel with such abiding passion that it is increasingly self-contradictory: for a small government advocate like Buchanan defending Barack Obama and tacitly supporting a deal that threatens not just Israel, but the U.S. as well, manifests a moral myopia of catastrophic immensity. But it’s no surprise. I’ve noted before how the...
  • The Obama Magic Failed to Produce Social Justice: Income is Down and Poverty is Up

    09/18/2013 2:35:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Rush ^ | September 18, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The other day also we had economic news not good about the widening gap between the rich and the poor. We had the news that the smarter are getting wealthier and the stupider are getting poorer -- I mean, it wasn't good -- and that the wealth gap was wider, much wider today between the top 1% and everybody else than five years ago when Obama took office. We have more details on this, and one of the fundamental aspects of the story we had was the median income. We pointed out the median income in the...
  • Army to shrink to smallest size since Boer war

    07/18/2011 6:01:45 AM PDT · by moshiach · 53 replies
    Army to shrink to smallest size since Boer war while reservists' role bolstered • Regulars to fall from 100,000 to 84,000 after 2014 Under reforms to the Ministry of Defence published last month, senior members of the military will lose their jobs if they let costs get out of control and fail to manage budgets. The heads of the army, Royal Navy and RAF will be held accountable as never before, and responsible for cutting the number of officers.
  • Boston #1! (for meanest population)

    07/17/2011 8:15:26 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 64 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 17, 2011 | Gareth Cook
    DEAR BOSTON: Your personality test has been completed, and the results aren’t pretty. Two psychologists conducted a national survey, asking Americans questions designed to measure 24 “character strengths.’’ They grouped some of these strengths, like gratitude and valuing emotional connections, as “strengths of the heart’’ - a fancy way of saying kindness. And then, for each of the nation’s 50 largest cities, they calculated an average score.
  • Mean Streak: Obama is not as nice as he looks

    04/18/2011 2:44:19 PM PDT · by izzatzo · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/18/2011 | Examiner Editorial
    Liberal Democrats were often befuddled by President Reagan's "Teflon presidency." By their lights, Reagan could commit the most heinous acts, but their criticisms were usually shrugged off by the American people, who judged him a "nice guy" who deserved the benefit of the doubt. President Obama has enjoyed something similar during his first 2 1/2 years in office. Even as public opposition mounted to his policies -- Obamacare, the failed economic stimulus program, cap and trade, skyrocketing government deficits -- Obama retained a reserve of public good will reflected in consistently strong personal favorability ratings. People who didn't like his...
  • Congressional bosses from Hell: Sheila Jackson Lee

    03/02/2011 7:09:59 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 109 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/02/2011 | Jonathan Strong
    She’ll make you wait “I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen,” Jackson Lee once said, and apparently she wasn’t kidding. Her employees describe waiting for their boss for hours on end, sometimes late into the night, while she attends events or even sits in her office watching TV. “You worked really, really, really late for her. When she was in town, you were in the office. So that meant, two, three, four o’clock in the morning – we were there,” one former staffer said. “She liked to hold her staff meetings — she would...
  • Just What Do They Mean by ‘Net Neutrality’?

    12/08/2010 8:55:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    pajamas media ^ | 12/8/10 | Charlie Martin
    On December 1, FCC Commission Chair Julius Genachowski made a speech announcing proposed rules through which the FCC proposed to establish “net neutrality.” There is much controversy about the rules and about “net neutrality” in general. The frustrating part: when you examine the arguments closely, it’s clear that no two commentators appear to be talking about the same thing. So what does “net neutrality” mean? To answer that question, first of all we need to understand a little bit about the Internet and how it works. (More technical readers can skip this section, or just amuse yourselves observing the simplifications...
  • Tina Fey relishing playing the mean girl a little too much

    04/14/2010 9:22:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies · 1,434+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/14/10 | S.E. Cupp
    Tina Fey is quickly becoming a one-trick pony. Despite her prolific and varied portfolio as a film and television actress, screenwriter and producer, it's clear that her favorite role is playing the mean girl. Over the weekend, she hosted "Saturday Night Live" - and mostly got attention for reprising her role as Sarah Palin in a scathing sketch that managed to mock Palin simultaneously as a self-obsessed reality star, an unsophisticated hick, a fanatical ideologue and a bad mother. Two years after the last presidential campaign, going after Palin again seems more than meanspirited - it's also a little lazy...
  • Most people who have spiritual dementia don't even realize it.

    04/13/2010 8:44:50 PM PDT · by jackspyder · 17 replies · 815+ views ^ | April 12, 2010 | Réne Girard
    I live in the San Diego area with my wife and her father who now has dementia. In case you are unfamiliar with the condition, it used to be known as senility. A person with dementia may confuse the past with the present, easily forget things, and have random inaccurate thoughts that make little to no sense. That is why an attempt to carry on a decent conversation with a senile old man can easily leave a sane person befuddled or dismayed. Someone with dementia may also be completely unaware of his/her condition, even if told "You have dementia," because...
  • Mean Men [Media Falsely Portraying Catholic Sex Abuse Issue]

    04/13/2010 8:20:46 AM PDT · by freespirited · 2 replies · 262+ views
    Newsweak ^ | 04/08/10 | Pat Wingert
    The Catholic sex-abuse stories emerging every day suggest that Catholics have a much bigger problem with child molestation than other denominations and the general population. Many point to peculiarities of the Catholic Church (its celibacy rules for priests, its insular hierarchy, its exclusion of women) to infer that there's something particularly pernicious about Catholic clerics that predisposes them to these horrific acts. It's no wonder that, back in 2002—when the last Catholic sex-abuse scandal was making headlines—a Wall Street Journal-NBC News poll found that 64 percent of those queried thought Catholic priests "frequently'' abused children. Yet experts say there's simply...
  • Mean Men

    04/10/2010 8:38:09 AM PDT · by Brian Kopp DPM · 11 replies · 352+ views
    WDTPRS ^ | 4/10/2010 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    <p>It is unusual to find something good in Newsweek but this is good.</p> <p>People have been charging that sexual abuse of children is somehow more prevalent among Catholics and that this is due to priestly celibacy and its all male hierarchy, which protects it.</p>