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  • A Commodore 64 has helped run an auto shop for 25 years

    10/01/2016 11:04:05 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 62 replies
    Geek.com ^ | September 26, 20-6 | Lee Matthews
    Apple’s Phil Schiller thinks it’s sad that people use 5-year-old computers. Well, Phil, there’s an auto repair shop in Poland that’s going to send you spiraling into a long depression.Why? Because one of the computers they’re using on a day-to-day basis is a Commodore 64, and I don’t mean one of the slick nostalgic remakes. I’m talking about a classically beautiful beige C64 and its whirring, clunking 5.25″ floppy disk drive.It’s been there for more than 25 years. See, not everyone finds the idea of using an old computer sad. Some, like the mechanics at this shop in Gdansk, treat...
  • Debate commission confirms Trumps mic was faulty

    09/30/2016 1:12:48 PM PDT · by grundle · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 30, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Donald Trumps microphone was faulty, the Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed in a statement Friday. Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trumps audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall, the commission stated in a Friday press release. Almost immediately after Mondays presidential debate, Trump began complaining about the quality of the microphone saying that he didnt have the sniffles, he just had bad equipment. No! No sniffles, Trump told Fox News Channel in a Tuesday morning interview. No. You know, the mic was very bad but maybe it was good enough to hear...
  • Hillary keeping Bill off trail due to rumored affairs: report

    09/30/2016 7:47:11 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    <p>Hillary Clintons campaign has been reluctant to use her scandal-scarred hubby on the campaign trail due to his multiple rumored affairs, a new report says.</p> <p>A book by author Joe Conason reveals the constant concern Clinton advisers had about the former president and lists the names of his rumored lovers, according to The Daily Mail.</p>
  • 'Sorry I tased you': Cop bakes cake for woman accusing him of police brutality

    09/30/2016 7:41:04 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 35 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 9/29/2016 | Simon Holmes
    Stephanie Byron was tasered in June 2015 by Florida cop Michael Wohlers who then baked a cake with icing on top that read 'Sorry I Tased You'. Byron is seeking damages, costs, expenses and reasonable attorney fees. The cop resigned from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office after incident. Court documents say he discharged his taser during 'horseplay'.
  • Students now may designate personal pronouns on class rosters

    Starting this week, University of Michigan students are able to designate a personal pronoun with the university and have the pronoun reflected on class rosters this fall. The move is another way the university is fostering an environment of inclusiveness, according to an email to students and faculty members on the Ann Arbor campus from Provost Martha Pollack and Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper. + more information Learn how to designate pronouns in Wolverine Access. Email questions about designated pronouns, or gender identity or gender expression to the Spectrum Center at spectrumcenter ​@umich.edu. A designated personal pronoun is...
  • Milo [Yiannopoulos] Event Cancelled After FBI Determines Death Threat Credible

    09/29/2016 6:25:43 PM PDT · by grundle · 13 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | September 29, 2016
    A credible threat to MILOs event and Florida Atlantic University students has forced the cancellation of the Breitbart editors scheduled talk today. According to the FAU Police Department, student organizers received a communication threatening to bring firearms to the talk or plant explosives at the venue. Threats were also made to FAU students. The threat was relayed to the F.B.I, which after investigation deemed it to be credible. The F.B.I. contacted Florida Atlantic University this morning recommending cancellation of the event and the university took the decision to pull MILOs event. MILO was due to give a lecture this evening...
  • Chelsea Clinton Takes Private Jet to Clean Energy Conference in Hippie Paradise

    09/29/2016 6:12:28 PM PDT · by grundle · 19 replies
    heatst.com ^ | September 29, 2016 | Andrew Stiles
    Chelsea Clinton was campaigning for her elderly mother in North Carolina on Wednesday and showing off her Clinton-esque taste for expensive, carbon-emitting travel options. After attending campaign events in Greenville, the former first daughter took a private jet to Asheville, just a five-hour drive away, to attend a roundtable event on clean energy. Asheville is a paradise for hippies who love the environment. Here is the video of Chelsea boarding the fuel-guzzling beast, courtesy of the NTK Network: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWcGB2aUTzMThe Clinton campaign promised during the Democratic primary that their entire operation would be carbon neutral and had some friendly reporters...
  • Refugee Gives Jaw-Dropping Interview About Trump, Islam, Feminism [5 minutes - some profanity]

    09/29/2016 4:26:39 PM PDT · by grundle · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 29, 2016 | Milo Yiannopoulos
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhSQLmfbQ6Y
  • Lester Holt's Debate Bias: By The Numbers

    09/29/2016 2:07:30 PM PDT · by grundle · 55 replies
    hannity.com ^ | September 28 2016 | hannity.com staff
    As was expected, Monday nights presidential debate moderator, Lester Holt couldnt exactly hide his bias towards Hillary Clinton. The Daily Caller points out, Holt interrupted Trump a whopping 41 times, either to fact-check the Republican nominee, or to ask a follow-up question. Clinton was only interrupted seven times during the course of the 90-minute debate. The so-called NBC journalist interrupted Trump 10 times during an exchange about the GOP nominees position on the Iraq war, and demanded at least 5 times why Trump thought he had better judgment than Clinton. A Breitbart analysis of the debate transcript notes that Lester...
  • Trumps ugly claim about stocks is backed by Morgan Stanley economist

    09/29/2016 11:38:30 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 15 replies
    http://www.marketwatch.c ^ | Sept 29, 2016 2:17 p.m. ET | Mark DeCambre
    Donald Trump is seeing ugly bubbles in stocks. By MarkDeCambre We are in a big fat ugly bubble, and we better be careful, declared Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the first of three debates with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Monday. The statement was one of many zingers Trump lobbed as he attempted to cast the economy and the U.S. market as standing on a precarious footing. It is a charge that, in part, he hopes will serve as a rebuke to President Barack Obamas presidency and indirectly to Clinton who served as U.S. Secretary of State. At least...
  • Why is TV viewership down? (NFL)

    09/29/2016 11:01:59 AM PDT · by captaincaveman · 150 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | September 29, 2016 | Mike Florio
    Fewer people are watching the NFL on TV, and no one really knows why. The NFL Players Association admits that the trend is an obvious concern. The league has kept quiet, likely fearful that talking about the situation would lend credence to the dynamic, possibly causing other fans who are still watching the games to say, Maybe I should stop, too. The decline has become a mystery, for the media and surely for the NFL.
  • boat sinking survivor defends vessels safety [tr] as heiress mother drowns

    09/29/2016 9:49:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 14 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/29/16 | Rosen et al
    ...Nathan Carman, who was rescued on Sunday from a life raft about 115 miles off Marthas Vineyard, said during a telephone interview he was trying to come to terms with what seems like a fact: that my mom really is gone. My understanding when we went out was that the boat was seaworthy, he said. Clearly something happened, but I dont know what, and I dont know how it could have been prevented. Authorities said Carman ventured some 80 miles farther out to sea than his mother, Linda, had expected. They are investigating whether Carman had made repairs to his...
  • Report Says Obama Adminstration Failed To Follow Health Law

    09/29/2016 9:29:07 AM PDT · by tekrat · 8 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 9/29/2016 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
    The nonpartisan investigative agency of Congress says the Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients. The finding by the Government Accountability Office is a setback for the White House and bolsters Republican complaints that administration officials bent the law as problems arose carrying out its complicated provisions. The law specified that $5 billion from a $25 billion fee to compensate insurers would go directly to the Treasury. But when fee collections fell short, the administration failed to allocate a share of money...
  • Clinton is now beating Trump in 5 must-win battleground states

    09/29/2016 8:13:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 121 replies
    Voters in five battleground states declared Hillary Clinton the winner of this weeks debate against Donald Trump, boosting her fortunes in those key races, a new poll showed Thursday. A majority of voters in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia all told Public Policy Polling that Clinton got the better of Trump in their first showdown. The Public Policy poll was taken Tuesday and Wednesday, giving voters at least one night to digest Mondays slugfest at Hofstra University. Clintons debate also helped her bounce to leads in all five states, according to the poll. In four-way races that include...
  • BLM Leader Batters Girlfriend for not Aborting Baby

    09/28/2016 7:12:33 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 17, 2016 | The Black Sphere
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPNmMwOCbOw
  • Kevin Jackson 082316 getting kicked off Facebook [Zuckerberg bans black conservative]

    09/28/2016 6:47:13 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 1, 2016 | The Black Sphere
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6Mq0cUt5pY
  • This is what a great father looks like! [two minute video]

    09/28/2016 6:40:55 PM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 23, 2016 | The Black Sphere
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QtJccSWN4g
  • Panic, Anxiety Spark Rush to Build Luxury Bunkers for L.A.'s Superrich [Rev 9]

    09/28/2016 1:15:58 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 81 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 9/28/2016 | Ingrid Schmid
    Oscar winners, sports stars and Bill Gates are building lavish bunkers with amenities ranging from a swimming pool to a bowling alley as global anxiety fuels sales and owners "could be the next Adam and Eve." Given the increased frequency of terrorist bombings and mass shootings and an under-lying sense of havoc fed by divisive election politics, it's no surprise that home security is going over the top and hitting luxurious new heights. Or, rather, new lows, as the average depth of a new breed of safe haven that occupies thousands of square feet is 10 feet under...
  • Concealed-Carrying Walmart Employee Turns Tables on Armed Robber

    09/28/2016 10:07:50 AM PDT · by grundle · 64 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 27, 2016 | Stephen Gutowski
    An employee at a Florida Walmart store defended himself by shooting an armed robber on Wednesday. Ervin Jones was sitting in his car waiting for his shift to begin at the Sunrise, Florida store around 3:30 a.m. when a man approached him. The man, identified by police as 28-year-old Terrence G. Pearson, then showed Jones a gun and demanded money. Jones responded by opening fire on the armed robber, killing him. The boy came up to him, an anonymous co-worker told WSVN. He showed him, he said, You know what this is, right? Give me everything, so he just opened...
  • First Temple-Era Gate Shrine Unearthed in Israel [PHOTOS]

    09/28/2016 9:23:26 AM PDT · by Lera · 28 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | 9/28/16 | Jonathan Benedek
    Archaeologists have unearthed a city-gate and shrine dating to the First Temple Era. An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) team headed by Sa'ar Ganor discovered the ruins in the Tel Lachish National Park. "Tel Lachish was the most important city in Judea, after Jerusalem," Ganor told Tazpit Press Service (TPS). "This is the biggest city-gate we have found in the Land of Israel." "The size of the gate is consistent our historical and archaeological data that indicates Lachish was a major city and the most important one after Jerusalem," Ganor said. The city gate is approximately 24 by 24 meters in...
  • Sheriff Clarke Subdues Unruly Airline Passenger

    09/28/2016 8:28:00 AM PDT · by vette6387 · 52 replies
    Tea Party ^ | vette6387
    On a flight from Milwaukee to Charlotte, Sheriff Davide Clarke of Milwaukee had to forceably restrain a drunk, unruly Black passenger. Passenger was taken into custody by police when the plane landed.
  • Police investigate complaint that officer posted racist comments

    09/28/2016 7:33:11 AM PDT · by jerod · 5 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Posted: Sep 27, 2016 8:12 PM ET | CBC online
    'Overt racism' alleged in online comments following death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook A complaint alleging that an Ottawa police officer posted racist comments about Indigenous people and the death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook is under investigation. Gatineau, Que., resident Veldon Coburn made the complaint Sunday night after he noticed two comments on an Ottawa Citizen article about the death of Pootoogook, a celebrated Inuk artist whose body was found in the Rideau River last week. The comments, which Coburn noted were "troubling for the overt racism of the text" were posted from the Facebook account of Chris Hrnchiar,...
  • This is what happens when you get rid of 75% of your stuff

    09/27/2016 10:13:41 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 61 replies
    Market Watch ^ | Sept 27, 2016 | ALESSANDRA MALITO
    The way Cait Flanders got her financial house in order should probably come with a Try this at your own risk warning. First, the Canadian blogger paid off $30,000 in student and credit card debt. A year later, Flanders threw out 75% of her belongings and put herself on a strict two-year shopping ban. Since then, shes learned a lot about money, budgeting, and why we spend she even lost 30 pounds. Now she has some tips to share. After becoming financially free, Flanders still didnt feel satisfied with the way she was handling her money, so in 2014,...
  • Swarthmore Paper Apologizes for Accidentally Printing Column With Conservative Viewpoint

    09/27/2016 9:33:46 PM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    heatst.com ^ | September 13, 2016 | Emily Zanotti
    The Swarthmore Daily Gazette has utterly failed its student body and it would like to issue a sincere and full apology. You see, on Monday, the Daily Gazette, the voice of Swarthmore College, printed an opinion column with a conservative viewpoint, overestimating the capacity of Swarthmore students to accept an opinion that might depart, in substance, from the standard liberal pedagogy. Today, they acknowledge that the column did not meet with its rigorous editorial standards We Fucked Up, as the apology is headlined and such an incident will never happen again. The opinion column in question, which still...
  • Archaeologists discover 19th century pub full of untouched bottles of brandy

    09/27/2016 7:55:24 PM PDT · by Mariner · 20 replies
    The Week ^ | September 27th, 2016 | Jeva Lange
    Archaeologists have uncovered a forgotten 200-year-old pub beneath the city of Manchester, England. And the best part? It still has full, untouched bottles of brandy inside, The Independent reports. Archaeologists discovered the underground pub once known as the Astley Arms when they were brought in to inspect the site of a future skyscraper. During the excavation, they found pottery belonging to Thomas Evans, who was the landlord of Astley Arms in 1821. "It's brilliant because you can suddenly connect it to the local people in the area. We looked online about [Evans'] family history and one of his...
  • Crucifix, Trump chalkings reported as 'hate incidents' at UW-L

    09/27/2016 5:22:34 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 23 replies
    CampusReform.org ^ | September 27, 2016 | Anthony Gockowski
    A report released by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosses Hate Response Team shows that more than 10 percent of reported hate incidents were determined to be fake or frivolous. In fact, the report notes that 28 of 192 reports were found to be either completely fake or not a bias/hate incident, accounting for 14 percent of all incidents reported. Meanwhile, of the reports that were legitimate, students complained about everything from images of the crucifix to a blog post about life on campus as a white student. According to The La Crosse Tribune, one student reported feeling unsafe when discovering...
  • Former college administrator caught stealing Trump signs

    09/27/2016 4:10:31 PM PDT · by digger48 · 58 replies
    WISH ^ | September 27, 2016 | Dave Gerber
    AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) If anything, the 2016 presidential election has been divisive, for the candidates and for voters. And so, when several Donald Trump campaign signs went missing from Charlie Tulumellos front yard, he assumed it was just neighborhood kids playing a prank. Never did he think the thief was a former administrator at a local college, and a PhD in his 60s. After the thief struck twice, Tulumello decided to place a pair of trail cameras on trees in his front yard to catch any overnight action. Three times, a man and twice with his dog ...
  • 8 Montgomery County Fishermen Charged With Poaching [Find the common thread]

    09/27/2016 12:21:17 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 28 replies
    patch.com ^ | 27 Sept 2016 | By Deb Belt (Patch Staff)
    GAITHERSBURG, MD Eight Montgomery County men were charged over the weekend with poaching striped bass in Dorchester County, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Three men were caught shortly before 4 a.m. Friday near Ferry Bridge on Hooper Island with 36 striped bass, 31 of which were undersized. Juan C. Ardon Gonzalez, 44, Melvin Omar Guzman, 45, and Juan Francisco Cruz-Hernandez, 33, all of Gaithersburg, were charged with catching over the recreational limit of two fish, keeping undersized striped bass, catching fish outside legal hours and keeping an undersized sea trout. All three men must appear in Dorchester County...
  • Earth's atmospheric oxygen levels continue long slide

    09/27/2016 11:09:49 AM PDT · by rockinqsranch · 22 replies
    Accuweather ^ | September 27, 2016 | Charles Q. Choi
    Atmospheric oxygen levels have declined over the past 1 million years, although not nearly enough to trigger any major problems for life on Earth, a new study finds.
  • ABC: Did Hillary have seizure during debate?

    09/27/2016 8:29:15 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 141 replies
    Did Hillary Clinton have a seizure during the Hofstra University debate? Thats what an ABC affiliate is wondering. Clinton briefly wiggled and smiled when Lester Holt turned the focus to her. Linky
  • Woman Steals Trump Signs - Videotaped Herself Doing It - Posted Online Bragging About Her Crime

    09/26/2016 2:03:28 PM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 7, 2016 | Mark Dice
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWQS_M4sWmY
  • A Profile In Courage? (Youtube video)

    09/26/2016 2:00:05 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 26, 2016 | Personal
    This brave fellow takes a risk with a skunk in need and comes out smelling like a rose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NoSSCmaHn4
  • Why are Donald Trump's signs being stolen? [CNN airs footage of thieves stealing signs]

    09/26/2016 1:37:11 PM PDT · by grundle · 29 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5iWqEFVOgw
  • Remedy for Washington gridlock, presidential lies [Chuck Norris linked to my blog]

    09/26/2016 12:37:01 PM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | Spetember 25, 2016 | Chuck Norris
    Justice Robert Jackson, a judge at the Nuremberg trials, said: It is not the function of the government to stop the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error. We the people have got to take our country back! One way we can do this is to elect people who will do what they say they will do. Laura Ingraham wrote in an article, When Barack Obama said he would get tough with China and renegotiate NAFTA, he was placed into the White House where he swiftly...
  • Debate progress: Live updates! (satire)

    09/26/2016 11:57:21 AM PDT · by VideoPaul · 30 replies
    Self | 9/26/16 | Self
    3:00 P{M: Hillary is being given the wake-me-up injection now. Handlers are changing her diaper and fitting the waste collection bags at this time. Pants suit at the ready...
  • Clinton's Last-Minute Debate Prep Includes an 'Affable Trump'

    09/26/2016 9:20:36 AM PDT · by LittleSpotBlog · 109 replies
    NBC News ^ | 8/26/16 | Andrea Mitchell
    Hillary Clinton is doing more debate prep at a hotel near her Westchester home today, including mock rehearsals featuring an "affable Trump," NBC News reports. The planning has evolved away from a focus solely on a more caustic rival, according to reporting from NBC's Kelly O'Donnell. Sources say, "We are betting now that most of our preparations are into dealing with the possible curve-ball that Trump comes out being more subdued."
  • Homa Hoodfar released from Tehran jail, Trudeau confirms

    09/26/2016 8:40:08 AM PDT · by jerod · 2 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Sep 26, 2016 10:17 AM ET
    Concordia University professor Homa Hoodfar, who has been detained in Tehran's infamous Evin prison since June 6, has been released, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed. Hoodfar, who is 65 and suffers from a rare neurological disease that causes severe muscle weakness, was in hospital at one point before being returned to her cell, according to her family. They said she could barely walk or talk. The Iranian-Canadian anthropology professor was arrested while on a personal and research visit to Iran, her family said. "Canadians are relieved that Dr. Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited...
  • Harvard professor discusses race, power and science in academia

    09/26/2016 8:12:47 AM PDT · by pabianice · 20 replies
    UMass Daily Collegian ^ | 9/26/16 | Curtin
    John Asher Johnson, a professor of astrophysics and astronomy at Harvard University, led a discussion about the lack of racial diversity in STEM academia and the need for national discussions of race and social power at his talk Friday in the Integrative Learning Center. If Im worrying about where my next meal comes from, Im not trying to get telescope time. said Johnson during the talk. The event titled The Language of Equity and Inclusion: Four Simple Words had about 35 people in attendance, leaving the majority of ILC S131 room empty. The discussion looked at some of the reasons...
  • Video: Hillary Clinton Conquers Stairs, Curb with Aides Watching Closely

    09/26/2016 7:53:55 AM PDT · by kevcol · 104 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 25, 2016
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gingerly navigated stairs and a curb as she slowly left a building to enter a vehicle in Manhattan Sunday afternoon, with several staffers and her security detail closely monitoring her progress. In a video taken by an ABC News reporter, Clinton emerges from the building, holding onto the door frame while two aides hold the door open one above her, one below her. She then takes a sideways step towards the metal railing and slowly makes her way down the stairs with an apparent Secret Service agent behind her.
  • Rancid small-state nationalism surges in Europe: Don Murray analysis.

    09/26/2016 7:35:09 AM PDT · by jerod · 15 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Sep 26, 2016 5:00 AM ET | Don Murray
    Ah, there's nothing like a referendum or two to set the emotions swirling and stir up political havoc. Add a nasty election to the mix, and you have a savoury stew of rancid, small-state nationalism along Europe's southern flank. Let's start with the referendum vote in Republika Srpska, which took place on Sunday. This entity has a violent and sordid history. Officially it is part of Bosnia, and once it was part of Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia cracked apart into warring pieces in 1991. On Jan. 9, 1992 the self-declared Republika Srpska, made up almost entirely of Bosnian Serbs, asserted its "independence"...
  • 'Playing guns,' spaghetti Westerns and our violent gun culture

    09/26/2016 5:11:12 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 55 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 26 sept 2016 | John Blades
    I grew up with guns. Along with my boyhood pals, I grew up coveting, collecting and running wild with guns. "Let's play guns!" was our sham battle cry during those innocent years, the 1940s and '50s. While girls were jumping rope and playing jacks, we boys were shooting up the neighborhood. Depending on the season, we were just as likely to have been playing baseball, basketball or football. But "guns" was our sport for all seasons, fair weather and foul, indoors and out. From prekindergarten years until adolescence, guns had a powerful grip on our imaginations and our sporting lives,...
  • OVER IN OHIO? Clinton Campaign Pulling Plug On Battleground State?

    09/26/2016 4:07:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 09/25/16 | Kyle Olson
    Is Hillary Clinton’s campaign pulling the plug on its hopes to win the batlleground state of battleground states: Ohio? That’s what CNN’s Jeff Zeleny wondered this morning as he noted Clinton has not been in the state since her epic Cleveland coughing fit on Labor Day.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSFZTd9PgRs “So long Ohio? It’s been 20 days Hillary Clinton has stepped foot into this class battleground state, and she’s not expected to visit it again in the month of September,” Zeleny said. But it’s not because the campaign believes she has it sewn up, but rather the opposite. “That is a nod to the...
  • NBC Gaming The Optics With Custom Podium To Enlarge Hillary Clintons Stature and Visibility

    09/26/2016 3:48:01 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 09/25/16 | Sundance
    There was some discussion last week about how NBC would try to physically aid candidate Hillary Clintons optics with a custom designed debate platform intended to give the viewer the a false illusion of scale and scope. Well, it appears that NBC has done exactly that. A comparison of both debate podiums reflects that one is visibly larger, and taller, than the other; and a debate standing platform is evident as the stage is being set up.
  • Gary Johnson eyes interplanetary civilization as solution to climate change

    09/25/2016 6:43:54 PM PDT · by kevcol · 51 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 25, 2016 | Ben Smith
    In an interview with ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Johnson told host George Stephanopoulos that "we do have to inhabit other planets. The future of the human race is space exploration," as one possible solution for climate change.
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    09/25/2016 8:52:00 AM PDT · by Faith · 11 replies
    September 25, 2016 | Faith
    But rise, and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared unto you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of these things which you have seen and those things in which I will appear unto you . . . Acts 26: 16
  • Vanity: Is there a way to get a message to Trump w/o filtering through others?

    09/25/2016 7:04:58 AM PDT · by meatloaf · 99 replies
    N/A ^ | N/A | N/A
    There's something about Hillary that would be useful for Trump to know that could be negated easily during the debate. Is there a way to provide that information to Trump without posting publicly?
  • Poll: Trump or Clinton - Who is more trustworthy?

    09/24/2016 10:54:22 PM PDT · by ConquerWeMust · 35 replies
    MSN Politics ^ | September 24, 2016 | MSN
    Which candidate for president is the most truthful? 31% Trump by a lot 7% Trump by a little 12% Neither 13% Clinton by a little 37% Clinton by a lot
  • Near tie in RCP EV count (C 272, T 266)

    09/24/2016 4:51:10 PM PDT · by ConquerWeMust · 71 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 24, 2016 | RCP
    Clinton has been sitting at 301 EVs for weeks in the RCP no toss up states average. Just today she is down to 272. One more state needed. Which one? CO, NH, PA, VA, WI?
  • Flowers will be at debate

    09/24/2016 1:31:55 PM PDT · by Hildy · 111 replies
    After Hillary Clinton's campaign seated notorious Donald Trump troll Mark Cuban in the front row of the first presidential debate, Trump fired back by threatening to invite Gennifer Flowers, who accepted. "If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Jennifer (sic) Flowers right alongside of him!" the GOP nominee tweeted Saturday. Within hours, Flowers announced that she would be happy to be there. The move by the Trump team appears to indicate that Trump will be bringing up former Pres. Clintons marital infidelities in an attempt to humiliate Democratic...
  • VIDEO: French bulldog vocalizes 'love' for his 'mom'

    09/24/2016 12:58:50 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 55 replies
    ArcaMax ^ | September 23, 2016 | ArcaMax
    "A French bulldog in Canada showed off an unusual trick -- using his voice to express "love" for his mom."