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  • Would You Like Fries With That Demonstration?

    05/21/2015 1:22:43 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 13 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | May 21, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the "minimum wage hike" protests today at McDonald's Oak Brook headquarters... On a cool May morning, as McDonalds’ shareholders met to determine the fast food giant’s future course, some 2000 protesters, hailing from as far as Kansas City and New York, descended upon them to present a list of demands. Raise the starting wage to $15/hour, they threatened, lest the company be forever branded with such monikers as Exploiter, Villain, Robber Baron and Tyrant! The Chicago Tribune, newspaper of record in the blighted metro area that McDonald’s calls home, was happy to give front page coverage to these...
  • Tips on Curing Meat

    05/21/2015 12:00:55 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 22 replies
    TheMeatEater.com ^ | Feb 14, 2013 | Steven Rinella
    Intro to simple meat preservation Video at link (ignore the first 15 seconds stupidity)
  • Here are 1,080 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism...

    05/20/2015 5:51:45 PM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    wordpress ^ | Last updated May 20, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Here are 1,080 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc. By Dan from Squirrel HillPosted on August 15, 2013. Updated on May 20, 2015.As the author of this blog post, I place it into the public domain. Anyone may freely copy it in any part or in its entirely, without asking my permission, and without paying any money. I do ask you please cite a link to https://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/I ask you to please show this list to as many people as possible – and especially, to please show it to as many...
  • About that rape scene in 'Game of Thrones'

    05/20/2015 6:08:29 AM PDT · by Marcus · 66 replies
    Houston TV Examiner ^ | May 19, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    “Game of Thrones” rarely fails to shock, filled as it is with atrocity porn. However, the brutal rape of Sansa Stark at the hands of the psychotic Ramsey Bolton at the end of Sunday’s episode seems to have crossed the line for many people. It is not like people haven’t been raped and worse before. Remember the Red Wedding, the beheading of Eddard Stark, and the castration and torture of Theon Greyjoy. But, Sansa is an innocent girl, though she has been getting progressively less naďve as the series has proceeded.
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott favors wet rub barbecue, outrage ensues

    05/20/2015 6:04:50 AM PDT · by Marcus · 45 replies
    Houston Politics Examiner ^ | May 15, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    Texans argue about a lot of things, including political issues such as education, healthcare and, of course, illegal immigration. But nothing gets the denizens of the Lone Star State exercised more, with the possible exception of football, than barbecue, more specifically the wet rub vs. dry rub question. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently came down on the wet rub side of the controversy. The San Antonio Current pretty much proposed revoking the governor’s Texas citizenship for this heresy. “Everyone knows” that real barbecue does not need sauce. It is all in the smoking technique.
  • "The Satanic Statue Being Made for Oklahoma's Statehouse Is Coming Along Nicely"

    05/19/2015 7:29:12 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 48 replies
    Vice ^ | December 12, 2014 | Jonathan Smith
    Two weeks ago I found myself in the backwoods of rural Florida standing in front of a bronzed bust of the pagan idol BAPHOMET. A few days later it would be attached to its eight-and-a-half-foot cloven-hoofed body and put to rest on a throne flanked on either side by a small metallic child. Eventually, its creators hope, it will be whisked away to Oklahoma, where it will be placed next to a Ten Commandments monument on the front lawn of the state capitol. The statue before bronzing. Photo by Mark Porter. I had come to this foundry in the middle...
  • Bill,Chelsea and Hillary Clinton Foundation underwritten by $16,000,000 grant paid for by US tax...

    05/19/2015 8:00:39 AM PDT · by blueyon · 43 replies
    Twitter ^ | Mar 12, 15 | Franci ‏@LadySandersfarm ???
    Bill,Chelsea and Hillary Clinton Foundation underwritten by $16,000,000 grant paid for by US taxpayers. WTF!
  • Unfortunate Drudge Headline

    05/19/2015 5:45:00 AM PDT · by Auslander154 · 24 replies
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | May 19,2015 | Sarah Knapton
    Drudge Headline Gives one pause. STUDY: Smoking marijuana causes early puberty, stunts growth... Boys 'four inches shorter'... That's a lot to give up for a bud or blunt. Good headline for dads to show their teen age boys. From the Telegraph: "Boys who smoke cannabis 'are four inches shorter'"
  • Consumer Reports' Tesla Model S P85D breaks—before testing begins

    05/18/2015 7:06:09 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 39 replies
    Consumer Reports ^ | May 18, 2015 | Eric Evart
    A new car shouldn't have problems when you’ve owned it for less than a month. Yet Consumer Reports' brand-new $127,000 Tesla Model S P85 D, with the fancy retractable door handles refused to let us in, effectively rendering the car undriveable. After we’d owned the P85 D for a mere 27 days, with just over 2,300 miles on the odometer, the driver-side door handle failed. The door handles in the Model S retract electrically so they rest flush with the sides of the car when they’re not in use. Walk up to the car with the key fob in your...
  • Solving the ‘Problem’ of ‘Transgender’ Inmates

    05/18/2015 3:47:56 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 26 replies
    World News Bureau ^ | May 18, 2015 | Gina Miller
    Not to be Captain Obvious here, but actions and choices have consequences. Here in the United States, we have barely begun to see the consequences that will result from the embrace of mass-lunacy surrounding the "transgender" movement. For instance, on Friday our local newspaper published a front-page article about the "problem" of housing "transgender" criminals in jails and prisons. In what is meant to be a serious news story, the writer jumps aboard the insane train of the "transgender" movement by participating in the charade that the man featured in the article is a "woman." The writer submissively and...
  • Would Obama Ever Call Successful Jihadists "Life's Lotto Winners"?

    05/18/2015 3:10:06 PM PDT · by RobaWho · 1 replies
    Rob Cunningham USA ^ | May 18, 2015 | Rob Cunningham
    I'd like to ask an illogical question, one constructed upon the same imbedded, faulty "logic" used so frequently by Barack Obama. Question: If an ISIS jihadist, or an al-Qaeda terrorist like Osama bin Laden, reaches the pinnacle of success in their chosen career field, would Obama ever state their hard work, disciplined planning and "success" was based on them simply being "winners of life's genetic lottery"? Or, does his derisive, condescending snark only apply to Americans who have successfully built their own businesses?
  • Affirmative action at its finest

    05/18/2015 9:55:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 12 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 18, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Affirmative action at its finest It is extremely easy to pass the New York Fire Department’s written test.The test is multiple choice.And it’s open book.And the questions are insultingly easy – here are three examples of actual questions from the test:A group of firefighters and their officer respond to a fifth floor apartment in a seven-story building. When they arrive at the apartment, they are told that the contents of a wastepaper basket was on fire, and the fire was extinguished prior to their arrival. The officer instructs the firefighters to ventilate, or remove, the smoke...
  • Armed American Radio (5-17-15)

    05/17/2015 1:40:08 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 2 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 5-17-15 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • Could a heavy object cause a train derailment?

    05/16/2015 3:52:39 PM PDT · by Duke C. · 84 replies
    Duke C.
    Basic physics states that F+MV˛ ( force= mass times velocity squared) Let's say a thug tosses a bowling ball at Amtrak 188, presently moving at 70 MPH. That would be 15LBS times 88FPS which would equal 1,742,000 foot pounds of energy. Don't know if this is right, my physics is rusty. Anybody?
  • Russians fear the United States?

    05/16/2015 7:50:09 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 42 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | May 16, 2015 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    The Telegraph reported from an independent pollster the Levada Center survey that nearly a third, 31 percent, of Russians fear an invasion by the United States. The Moscow Times citing the same survey reported that 59 percent of Russians believe that the United States and NATO pose a threat to the homeland. Amid the tensions arising from the Ukrainian crisis this is a 12 percent increase from a previous survey conducted in 2007. This poll is an indication of heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow that haven’t been seen since the Cold War. The poll was conducted last April interviewing...
  • US Woman Leaving Islam Exposes Dark Truth || Louder With Crowder

    05/15/2015 2:44:15 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 23 replies
    Louder With Crowder (YouTube) ^ | 5-15-15 | Steven Crowder
    A woman currently in the process of converting from Islam exposes the dark truth behind the religion and its follower in the United States.
  • MAP: The Most Popular Beer In Every Country

    05/15/2015 7:51:41 AM PDT · by Duke C. · 70 replies
    Vinepair ^ | Mar 11 2015 | Joshua Malin
    After publishing our guide to America’s most popular beers, many people asked us to take a look at the rest of the world. Our curiosity piqued, we set out to find every country in the world’s most popular beer. The map below brings together dozens of sources, from research reports to corporate filings, to reveal the most popular beers in over 100 countries. As you can see, the beer brands of the world are as diverse as our planet itself — though a handful of massive multinational brewers own a staggering number of these brands, which we’ll be exploring in...
  • Regulating the Railroads in Amtrak's America

    05/14/2015 3:03:02 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 4 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | May 14, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the May 12, 2015 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia... First Day at School You’re a gym teacher at a new school, in charge of 30 kids in a gym, on your first day at work. You can’t keep your eye on all of them at once. While you were helping a couple of kids improve their free throws at one end, you hear a shout at the other end of the gym; one kid knocked another down. Scenario 1: You don’t know either kid at all, so you objectively ask the kids to all explain what happened. You...
  • U.S. Could Go All Out On Offshore Exploration

    05/14/2015 12:06:16 PM PDT · by bananaman22 · 3 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 14-05-2015 | Drillbit
    For project developers seeking the next big petro-play, some key news this week. With lawmakers in America moving to open one of the biggest swaths of new acreage in the history of the industry. On Tuesday, the U.S. senate introduced three bills to expand areas accessible for oil and gas drilling -- targeting the eastern Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, and the Arctic. The Gulf of Mexico acreage would be the nearest play at hand. With this week's bill contemplating allowing drilling in this area as early as 2017.
  • Video: Founder of Hizb Al-Tahrir in Chicago Abu Talha calls to instate Caliphate: Islam will not..

    05/13/2015 5:28:53 AM PDT · by blueyon · 3 replies
    The Muslim Issue ^ | 5/11/15 | Admin?
    Video: Founder of Hizb Al-Tahrir in Chicago Abu Talha calls to instate Caliphate: Islam will not coexist with democracy Right here in America the disease of Islam is spreading, invited by residency, refugee status, asylum applications, greencard lotteries, citizenship by birth and delusional left-wing policies: Dr. Mohammed Malkawi, a.k.a. “Abu Talha,” said, during a speech delivered at the International Muslim Khilafah Conference, held at Wembley Arena in London in August 1994, that “slam is a “supreme system” that “will not coexist in the same place as democracy.” “Islam is a system that Allah revealed to dominate all other religions,” he...
  • For What the State Hath Giveth, We Thank Thee...

    05/12/2015 11:02:12 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 1 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | May 12, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the origin of opportunities, on the opening of UI Labs' new research center in Chicago… UI Labs’ Digital Manufacturing Center opened today at Goose Island in Chicago – on 94,000 square feet of a property that was once the Republic Windows and Doors factory – and you will celebrate. It’s an important facility – everybody says so, particularly the people who made it possible, and they should know. It’s going to remake American manufacturing, by figuring out how to modernize the American manufacturing floor. You should thank Rahm Emanuel (D, Chicago) and Bruce Rauner (R, Wall Street) and...
  • Outreach to Moslem Youth = COMICS !

    05/11/2015 1:27:06 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 5 replies
    Sword and Shield of Hawai'i ^ | may 11th , 2015 | Sword and Sheild
    How many of you used to read Marvel comics in your youth ? Remember those days ? Before the Internet , before ‘smart phones, Facebook and texting ; when some ‘comic relief ‘ might have offered a break in more serious studies reading ? Of course the most famous comic magazines of all where Marvel Comics . Captain America ! Ironman ! The Avengers! Thor ! Spiderman ! and a host of others . All fighting the forces and personalities of evil , all standing up for good and righteousness , and all ultimately victorious . Remember ? Thinking about...
  • Armed American Radio (5-10-15)

    05/10/2015 4:12:55 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 2 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 5-10-15 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • The "Reset"

    05/10/2015 10:35:13 AM PDT · by BlueNgold · 29 replies
    personal conversation | 10 May 2015 | Me
    I recently had a conversation with a good friend. Active duty O6. Recently completed a major command tour. Now the operations officer for a significant regional command. His words have set with me in a rather heavy way... He said it's not a matter of "if" a 'reset' happens, it's just a matter of when. He believes the military and civil authorities in many places will be divided and that many will be surprised where loyalties actually are found when men are finally faced with a choice of liberty over tyranny. He explained that he honestly believes that leaders of...
  • I just added items #1,053 through #1,063 to my list of Obama’s lies and lawbreaking

    05/10/2015 7:37:42 AM PDT · by grundle · 3 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 10, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog I just added items #1,053 through #1,063 to my list of Obama’s lies and lawbreaking The complete list can be found at https://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/Here are the new entries:1,053) Used falsified environmental data to force an 80-year-old oyster farming business to shut downIn April 2015, it was reported that the Obama administration had lied about the environmental impact of Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Point Reyes, California, in order to force the 80-year-old oyster farming business to shut down.1,054) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave tax dollars to Laureate University at the same time the university gave an...
  • Baltimore’s public schools

    05/10/2015 7:35:26 AM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 9, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Baltimore’s public schools During the 2010-2011 school year (the most recent year for which data is available) Baltimore’s public schools spent $17,329 per student.What do students get for all that money that is being spent?According to standardized tests, only 16% of eighth graders in Baltimore’s public schools are proficient or better at reading, and only 13% are proficient or better at math.Jon Stewart thinks the solution is to spend more money. He recently said:“If we are spending a trillion dollars to rebuild Afghanistan’s schools, we can’t, you know, put a little taste Baltimore’s way. It’s...
  • Bernie Sanders’ war on women

    05/10/2015 7:31:38 AM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 9, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Bernie Sanders’ war on women Bernie Sanders wants Nike to stop doing business in Vietnam. He recently accused Nike of“exploiting low-wage workers”in Vietnam.Unfortunately, Sanders did not actually talk to any of those Vietnamese workers to get their opinion on this issue.Fortunately, a guy named Johan Norberg did talk to Vietnamese workers who work in a Nike factory. He then wrote the following:But when I talk to a young Vietnamese woman, Tsi-Chi, at the factory, it is not the wages she is most happy about. Sure, she makes five times more than she did, she earns more...
  • Freddie Gray Case: Detailed Analysis of Motion to Recuse Prosecutor

    05/09/2015 9:13:53 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 4 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mar 9, 2015 | Andrew Branca
    Motion for Recusal details Mosby’s many incontrovertible conflicts of interest One week ago yesterday Maryland State Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby brought a plethora of charges–including second-degree depraved-heart murder, manslaughter, and assault–against six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray. Yesterday, one week to the day after the charges were brought, the defense lawyers collectively filed a motion to dismiss these charges and/or force the recusal of Mosby and her entire office from the case. We addressed the motion as a news item briefly last night, Freddie Gray case: Defense files motion to remove prosecutor. Now we dig deeper...
  • Prayer Request

    05/09/2015 11:39:26 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 75 replies
    myself | 05/09/2015 | myself
    My dear sister passed away suddenly this morning from a heart attack. I would appreciate prayers, especially for her surviving children, grandchildren and her husband. She was a dear woman that suffered many hardships but kept her faith in the Lord. She had a great sense of humor and had great moral character. I love you sis. Tell mom and dad I love and miss them.
  • Amazon hinders customers from choosing toys based on sex differences between girls and boys

    05/07/2015 5:58:04 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 42 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Amazon hinders customers from choosing toys based on sex differences between girls and boys By Julio Severo Before social engineers had begun to turn children into amorphous little beings, little girls played with dolls, little houses and kitchen kits, and little boys played with guns, construction kits and action heroes. Amazon has taken a stand for social engineers and against sexual differences between children. In a move sure to electrify homosexualists, feminists and socialists, the online retail giant has deleted the “boy” and “girl” buttons from its online menu, hindering customers from searching and choosing toys based on sex...
  • Hillary: Growing Up in Chicago Area, It Was ‘Farms Fields As Far as the Eye Could See’

    05/06/2015 4:10:36 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 64 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 5-5-2015 | Pam Key
    (snip) “On a personal basis, the first time I ever met anyone in our country working was when I was about 12 years old, as I recall,” she said. “Through my church, I was recruited, along with some other girls in Sunday school, to serve as babysitters on Saturday for the small children so the older children could join their parents in the fields. Because believe it or not, when I was growing up in the Chicago area, it was farm fields as far as the eye could see. The migrants, immigrant laborers would come up, up through the Midwest,...
  • Cities, Governments, and the Seeds of Destruction

    05/05/2015 9:13:32 AM PDT · by jfd1776
    Illinois Review ^ | May 5, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the burning of Baltimore... Imagine that your boss assigns you to a research project. You work late nights for a month doing research; you present your findings on time, and your boss rips it up and directs the I.T. department to scrub all your research from your computer. And then he tells you to start from scratch and do it again. Or imagine that your boss assigns you to design an advertising campaign. You hire the models and photographers, write the copy, build the storyboards, film the commercials and print ads… and present them for his consideration. He...
  • Theological Faggoting: Liberation Theology Producing Gay Theology in Brazil

    05/04/2015 5:52:54 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 3 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Theological Faggoting: Liberation Theology and Theology of Integral Mission Environment Producing Gay Theology in Brazil How to understand the development of the most advanced homosexual theology in Brazil By Julio Severo Introduction When I had already finished this report, a bombshell came: Toni Reis, the founder of ABGLT, gave a speech in a sex education class in the Evangelical College of Paraná, Brazil, in late April 2015. ABGLT, the largest homosexual organization in Brazil, has today consultative status in the United Nations system. Reis filed complaints in 2013 against Rev. Silas Malafaia, the most prominent Assemblies of God minister...
  • Is Solar Energy Ready To Compete With Oil And Other Fossil Fuels?

    05/04/2015 11:47:38 AM PDT · by Opintel · 18 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 04-05-2015 | Gaurav
    The solar energy industry may prove to be a dark horse in the race to provide global energy security. The world has renewed its interest in solar energy investment as it searches for a cleaner and more sustainable alternative to conventional fossil fuels. Countries like China, Germany, the UK, the US, Japan and Canada have already made significant investments in solar power. Who are the other players who are investing big in solar energy? With its own set of limitations such as high installation costs and high plug-in time, are consumers across the world ready to choose solar energy to...
  • AN OPEN LETTER TO THE BALTIMORE/FERGUSON NEIGHBORHOODS:

    05/03/2015 7:41:15 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 46 replies
    Me | 5-3-15 | RandallFlagg
    AN OPEN LETTER TO THE BALTIMORE/FERGUSON NEIGHBORHOODS: Ya know. I’m convinced that the one thing that would end this Baltimore and Ferguson kind of crap would be to take those people in these areas (those who weren’t criminals and had the maturity and common sense -and I believe a LOT of them do), and get them interested in firearms and the second amendment. I'm NOT talking to the lawbreakers here. I'm talking to their neighbors, friends and families. You people who broke the law made your choices. You had your chance. I have YET to take someone to the shooting...
  • Armed American Radio (5-3-15)

    05/03/2015 4:55:53 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 1 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 5-3-15 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • No vaping! Wont rent to eCig users

    05/02/2015 7:51:43 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 49 replies
    MeshugeMikey ^ | May 2, 2015 | MeshugeMikey
    I was purusing the local rentals on a certain craigslist when I came across an ad which listed using electronic cigarettes.. among the exclusions for perspective tenants. No Smokers...No Vaping whats next? No Plaids...light Stripe Usage. Free Range Cotton Wearers given prefernce
  • How embarrassing for the political left – Freddie Gray's accused murderer is black

    05/01/2015 8:12:00 PM PDT · by grundle · 74 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 1, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog How embarrassing for the political left – the Baltimore police officer charged with murdering Freddie Gray is black Reuters has just reported that the Baltimore police officer charged with murdering Freddie Gray is black.Why is the political left blaming Gray’s death on racism?And if this black police officer gets convicted and ends up in jail, will the political left then complain about yet another black man being sent to prison?
  • MONTHLY

    05/01/2015 12:39:13 PM PDT · by piytar · 21 replies
    Vanity ^ | 5/1/2015 | Piytar
    Tired of endless Freepathons. So I want to help end them. For every Freeper who signs up for a minimum $25 monthly donation, I will increase MY monthly donation by $1 to a max of $50 more per month. May not look like much, but if you do the math, it is. Anyone else willing to play?
  • How to Not Get Your A-- Kicked by the Police

    04/30/2015 1:12:21 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 11 replies
    Notoriously Conservative ^ | NA | Chris Rock
    Pretty funny. Not to say that police brutality is ok, but there is certainly a lot citizens can do to avoid it.
  • How to Answer Legitimate Questions From The Left About the Gay Agenda

    04/30/2015 7:06:42 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 31 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 4/30/2015 | Steve Berman
    Before the Supreme Court rules on enforcing gay marriage on all of us at the barrel of a government gun, we must consider how we answer legitimate questions, and how we conservatives and Bible-believing Christians can defend our ideals playing into the “hate and bigotry” the Left would so readily use to define us. After being banned from Reddit groups /r/feminism and /r/LGBT for posting opinions they find disagreeable, I was finally asked an excellent question in response to my post on Jutice Alito’s line of questioning in Tuesday’s Supreme Court oral arguments on gay marriage. The question illuminates much about the...
  • Sen. Tom Cotton challenges Iran’s Foreign Minister to a debate

    04/29/2015 5:09:09 PM PDT · by yuffy · 4 replies
    twitter, US News World Reports, Senator Tom Cotton cotton.senate.gov ^ | Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 5:45pm | Senator Tom Cotton
    hings just got real up in here. You might remember the hubbub surrounding Sen. Tom Cotton’s so-called “47 Traitors” open letter addressed to Iranian officials. You know, the one where Cotton, et al. were proved right? Well earlier today, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (the same dude who thought it would be cute to lecture the Senate about the U.S. Constitution), took a verbal swipe at Sen. Cotton. As U.S. News and World Report writes: The Iranian foreign minister addressed the U.S. domestic political debate regarding the negotiations, referencing a letter sent by 47 Republican senators to leaders of the...
  • We Are Witnessing A Fundamental Change In The Oil Sector

    04/29/2015 4:30:27 PM PDT · by bananaman22 · 10 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 29-04-2015 | King Richard
    The U.S. oil production decline has begun. It is not because of decreased rig count. It is because cash flow at current oil prices is too low to complete most wells being drilled. The implications are profound. Production will decline by several hundred thousand barrels per day before the effect of reduced rig count is fully seen. Unless oil prices rebound above $75 or $85 per barrel, the rig count won’t matter because there will not be enough money to complete more wells than are being completed today. Tight oil production in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Permian basin plays...
  • Women in Gun Advertising, The American Rifleman, 1937

    04/29/2015 2:27:31 PM PDT · by OK Sun · 14 replies
    Gun Culture 2.0 ^ | April 29, 2015 | davidyamane
    Guns and masculinity go together like cornflakes and milk. I see this constantly. I see it among scholars like James William Gibson (whose psycho-sexual analysis of guns and ammo I have recently highlighted), Jennifer Dawn Carlson and Angela Stroud (both of whom highlight the role of masculinity in shaping the understandings of those who carry guns), and Scott Melzer and Joan Burbick (both of whom highlights gun culture’s emphasis on “frontier masculinity”). I see it within gun culture in the form of photos and videos that circulate of bikini clad women holding and/or firing guns (so as not to advertise...
  • Can Shell Afford To Drill In The Arctic?

    04/29/2015 11:46:17 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 8 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 29-04-2015 | drillstem
    How can Shell possibly finance the purchase of BG? Royal Dutch Shell is set to report its first quarter earnings, and by all accounts, it will be a doozy. Analysts predict a 60 percent decline in earnings from a year earlier, including a massive 7 percent fall in production. But the price tag for BG will be $70 billion, a colossal sum in a period of low oil prices. Shell has already said that it would undertake a major divestment campaign to rid itself of assets it does not see as integral to its future. Purchasing BG is a sign...
  • Tesla Could Be Changing The Dynamics Of Global Energy

    04/28/2015 10:13:13 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 43 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 28-04-2015 | Prince In White Tesla
    Tesla’s announcement last week about creating a new line of batteries for use by businesses, consumers, and the electrical grid at large is a game-changer for the industry. Currently, when individuals or companies need back-up power, they usually rely on generators. Effective battery storage for large amounts of energy would be a game changer in that it would enable a separation of generation and use of energy produced through clean fuels like solar and wind power. The big problem with solar and wind right now is that the energy is only useful when it is actually produced and, because a...
  • I just added items #1,028 through #1,052 to my list of Obama’s lies and lawbreaking

    04/28/2015 1:28:36 AM PDT · by grundle · 4 replies
    wordpress ^ | April 28, 2015 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
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  • The American Spring Explodes in Baltimore

    04/27/2015 5:39:06 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 27 replies
    Noisyroom ^ | April 26, 2015 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    <p>Baltimore literally exploded in violent protests last night as a few hundred #BlackLivesMatter goons shut down the city for some time. They managed to pen up 36,000 Baltimore Orioles fans within their stadium at Camden Yards as they rampaged through the streets, duking it out with bystanders. It’s being claimed that they originally meant for the protests to be peaceful… right. But people shouldn’t fret… President Barack Obama partied down at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner just 50 miles away while all hell was breaking loose. They must have been celebrating the chaos.</p>
  • Justin Peters in Brazil: God Does Not Speak to You Today Through Prophecy and Revelation

    04/27/2015 6:02:44 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 9 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Justin Peters in Brazil: God Does Not Speak to You Today Through Prophecy and Revelation By Julio Severo There was a lot of confusion among some experts on Christian apologetics in Brazil early this year about whether Justin Peters preached or not cessationism when, as a VINACC guest speaker, he taught against prosperity theology preachers by calling them “heretics.” Actually, he wanted also to call believers in supernatural charismatic gifts of “heretics,” but he was hindered from doing so in his VINACC public meetings. He was prevented from teaching his cessationist gospel in VINACC. How did Peters become an...
  • Hillary's Hungry For Political Victory! Don't Mess With Desperation!

    04/27/2015 3:28:01 PM PDT · by lbryce · 3 replies
    April 27, 2015
    Hillary's Hungry For Political Victory! Don't Mess With Desperation!!