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  • Naked Times Square Con Man Model Should Be In Prison

    07/02/2016 5:24:38 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 59 replies
    The News | 2 July 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    I'm not even going to mention his name. That is all he wanted, his figure, his credentials and his name splashed all over the news. What a genius. He didn't pay a dime for thousands of dollars worth of advertising and now all he has to do is walk into any modeling agency and tell them who he is. Instant name recognition. One news account basically listed his resume for him by mentioning his education and activities and the work he has done. Actually, what he did was STEAL thousands of dollars worth of advertising by conning the media into...
  • Obama: I Am 'What a Feminist Looks Like'

    06/15/2016 7:42:56 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 15 Jun 2016 | Irin Carmon
    Fresh off endorsing a woman to succeed him in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama stood before 5,000 convened as part of a White House summit on women and delivered his most robustly feminist speech yet. "I may be a little grayer than I was eight years ago," Obama told the advocates. "But this is what a feminist looks like." While he said little about the presidential election, Obama's words implicitly drew a contrast between the majority-female, diverse Democratic coalition and the party of Trump. "You hear politicians peddle the fiction that blocking immigrants or cutting off trade or 'big...
  • Graham: Trump would lead to 'another 9/11'

    05/02/2016 3:51:27 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 108 replies ^ | 5/1/3026 | Eric Bradner
    Indianapolis (CNN)South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is predicting "another 9/11" if Donald Trump is elected president. In an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" Graham said the Republican Party is in the midst of a "civil war" and called Trump's foreign policy positions dangerous. He pointed to former House Speaker John Boehner's comments about his friendly relationship with Trump, and Boehner's dismissal of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Trump's chief Republican presidential rival, as "Lucifer in the flesh."
  • Obama says he’s not ‘ashamed’ of his presidency

    03/23/2016 12:47:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 23, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    As he looks back at his presidency in his final year, President Obama said Wednesday he has nothing to be “ashamed” of. “I feel pretty good about the fact that I can look back and say that I operated with honesty and integrity and don’t feel as if I said things I didn’t believe, or acted in ways that would make me ashamed,” Mr. Obama told reporters in Argentina. “That, I think, counts for something.” At a joint press conference with Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, Mr. Obama was asked by a Buenos Aires resident on Facebook if he had achieved...
  • Paul Ryan 'Laughed Out Loud' At Donald Trump's 'Pay A Big Price' Threat

    03/03/2016 1:25:58 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 118 replies
    NPR ^ | 3 Mar 16 | Susan Davis
    House Speaker Paul Ryan said he "laughed out loud" at Donald Trump's Super Tuesday comment that the Wisconsin Republican would "pay a big price" if he couldn't work with him. "Sometimes, reality is stranger than fiction around here these days," Ryan told reporters at his weekly press conference. The speaker said he watched Trump's comments from his office. Trump did not elaborate on his Ryan comment. Ryan has publicly rebuked Trump twice during this presidential nomination contest. First, for calling for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., and then this week for Trump's failure to distance himself quickly...
  • Hobby Lobby founder endorses Rubio

    02/28/2016 2:11:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | February 28, 2016 | Sarah Ferris
    The prominent conservative founder of Hobby Lobby on Sunday endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for president while ripping apart GOP front-runner Donald Trump David Green, founder and CEO of the arts-and-crafts chain store, said he will vote for Rubio this week in his home state of Oklahoma, which is one of a dozen states holding primaries on Super Tuesday. "Marco Rubio has impressed us with his preparation and the way he carries himself. But most importantly, Marco regularly exhibits humility and gives the glory to God," Green wrote in a statement. "I don't see humility in Mr. Trump, and that...
  • Putin Promises 'Vengeance' on ISIS, Weakest Response Award Officially Goes to POTUS

    11/17/2015 12:38:48 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 29 replies ^ | Nov 17, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Putin Promises 'Vengeance' on ISIS, Weakest Response Award Officially Goes to POTUS Cortney O'Brien | Nov 17, 2015 In perhaps the least surprising turn of events, another world leader is showing more passionate determination to make ISIS answer for its barbarism than President Obama. Countless pundits, many of them liberal, have expressed their disappointment with the president's emotionless, defensive press conference Monday at the G-20 summit. Many Americans hoped he would boldly pledge to go after the terrorists, yet at best he said we were going to stay the course. As in, he is not about to change our failed...
  • Is Trump a modern day John Wayne?

    08/26/2015 12:55:14 PM PDT · by Boomer · 91 replies
    Self | 8/26/2015 | Boomer
    In watching the interaction with Trump and Ramos I thought of John Wayne when Trump told Ramos to sit down several times and then a final time with authority. I like to think John Wayne wouldn't have put up with the rudeness from Ramos either. I dunno. Maybe Trump is a cross between John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Ronald Reagan, and of course, himself in many ways. One thing is for sure; I know I'm tired of weak effeminate male leaders of which we have far too many in DC now starting with obummer, McConnell, and Boehner. I hate to...
  • Bloomberg's Puppets Turn Their Sites on Ohioans Second Amendment Rights

    10/01/2013 12:08:31 PM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 10/1/2013 | Ken Blackwell
    By now, you really would have thought Michael Bloomberg would have learned his lesson. The out-of-touch New York City mayor has lately made it his business to be in everyone else's business - whether that means trying to decide for New York residents what they are allowed to eat or drink, or trying to tell people from other states what to think of their elected officials. More often than not, however, Mayor Bloomberg's overreaches have been repelled. The courts struck down Bloomberg's ban on large sodas. Notable Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer, from Bloomberg's home state, is on the record as...
  • State Sen. Bright opens US Senate campaign website, to challenge Lindsey Graham

    08/06/2013 12:00:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 89 replies
    ap ^ | 8/6/13 | staff
    <p>SPARTANBURG, S.C. - State Sen. Lee Bright has brought his campaign website online as he considers a Republican primary challenge against U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham next year.</p>
  • Lindsey Graham Challenger Retweets "Nancy boy"

    08/07/2013 2:19:19 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 33 replies
    Politico ^ | August 7, 2013 | Hadas Gold
    Sen. Lindsey Graham’s primary challenger retweeted a tweet that calls him “Nancy boy,” according to the Sunlight Foundation’s Politwoops, which monitors politicians’ deleted tweets.
  • Justice Breyer's unhinged Commerce Clause ramblings

    03/29/2012 10:12:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/29/2012 | by Conn Carroll
    I was listening to the tape-delayed Obamacare oral arguments in the car Tuesday when I first heard Justice Breyer's Commerce Clause diatribe, and I meant to post something when I got home. But after making dinner and putting the kids to bed, I forgot.Until today, that is, when I read Jeffrey Anderson's account of "Breyer's Missteps." I think Jeffrey is far too generous to Breyer. Here is a fuller transcript of Breyer's outburst: I look back into history, and I think if we look back into history we see sometimes Congress can create commerce out of nothing. That's the...
  • McGreevey's path to priesthood blocked for now

    04/25/2011 12:54:25 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 25, 2011 | ANGELA DELLI SANTI
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's pursuit of the Episcopal priesthood has been put on hold indefinitely. The New York Post reports that the church has rejected his bid to join the clergy.
  • The manifesto of a socialist liberal (grab a barf bag)

    03/11/2011 11:09:58 AM PST · by mainestategop · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | socialistliberal
    Came across this while on youtube yesterday. HILLARIOUS! Shows the mindset of Democrats. Here is the about page of a typical Obama supporter in Bolshevik redTo all conservatives suffering from me-ism. The price of living in great societies like America is "progressive" taxation. You "individuals" all enjoy the services made possible by a collective society such as the Internet you are enjoying now. The leaders of these said societies are elected to disperse the revenues gained through taxation for the well-being of the "society" not the "individual". It's called "socialism" and without it, there can be no society. Without a...
  • Barking moonbat theater presents: Letters from a leftard

    05/13/2010 6:55:35 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 13 replies · 406+ views
    Mainestategop blog ^ | Mainestategop
    The following are from a series of letters that came from a youtube viewer named sherkey. A liberal nut job if ever there was. You mean Bush that took a surplus from Clinton and tore up the country to financial ruin.that Bush. The one that did not have the honesty to keep war spending in the federal budget , but rather put it in a emergency supplemental bill that Bush who allowed schools, mosques and fir houses to be built in Afghanistan and Iraq While New Orleans burned. That Bush that did not have the balls to raise taxes for...
  • President Obama the Trout Fisherman (Nope, they're serious)

    08/13/2009 5:43:32 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 56 replies · 1,525+ views
    New York Times ^ | Aug. 13, 2009 | Adam Nagourney
    DENVER- First there was President Obama the golfer. And now – President Obama the fisherman? Mr. Obama’s trip out West later this week — to promote his health care plan in states like this one and Montana — is going to include a few hours of trout fishing in Montana. Jim Messina, the president’s deputy chief of staff, who grew up in Montana and Idaho and is a wildlife enthusiast, will be taking him. Mr. Messina disclosed the president’s plan while talking at a conference of Western Democratic leaders here, discussing Democratic gains in the region over the past six...
  • Ohio Police Officer Files Lawsuit Over Treatment After Wife's Playboy Feature

    08/11/2009 10:46:52 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 24 replies · 1,894+ views
    fox8 ^ | August 10, 2009
    A lawsuit has been filed against the Gahanna Police Department by a former police officer who says he was 'defamed and harassed' after his wife appeared in Playboy Magazine. According to the lawsuit former Det. Ronald Fithen claimed he was the target of a "invasive, non-criminal investigation" after his wife, Beth, appeared in a 2008 article in Playboy. The Fithen's are naming the City of Gahanna, its police department, its police chief and deputy police chief as defendants in the suit. According to the lawsuit, the chief and deputy chief of police, on numerous occasions, requested autographed copies of the...
  • The Tea Tantrum Movement

    04/11/2009 3:21:50 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 228 replies · 6,008+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | April 10, 2009 | Andrew Sullivan
    I spent the better part of an hour earlier today scanning the various sites and blogs to try and understand what specifically the Fox-Pajamas tea parties are about. Having absorbed about as much of the literature as I can, I have to say I'm still befuddled. Option 1: It's a protest of the bank bailouts orchestrated by Bush and now Obama. But surely these tea-partiers understand what would happen if we didn't bail the banks out. Are they advocating letting major banks fail? Or are they advocating a Krugman-style government take-over? No idea. Option 2: It's a protest against tax...

    04/01/2009 10:00:55 AM PDT · by SPACEMAN DERR · 88 replies · 2,171+ views

    03/14/2009 2:21:59 PM PDT · by Quaker · 5 replies · 685+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | March 14, 2009 | Quaker
    A Cape Coral man was injured after striking bullets with a hammer in his driveway.
  • SC Senator: 'We Could Be Headed For Depression'

    09/30/2008 6:32:57 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 63 replies · 1,564+ views
    GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Just back from Washington, D.C., South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham painted a very bleak picture of what he expects for the country if the bailout plan fails. Graham spoke in front of a foreclosed home on Avondale Drive in Greenville. He said if the plan doesn't pass soon, more banks will fold. Businesses will close and people will lose their jobs. As least twice he mentioned that the economy could be headed for a depression.
  • Gay Or Straight? Body Type And Motion Reveals Sexual Orientation, Study Suggests

    09/12/2007 2:10:02 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 177 replies · 4,639+ views
    An individual's body motion and body type can offer subtle cues about their sexual orientation, but casual observers seem better able to read those cues in gay men than in lesbians, according to a new study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. "We already know that men and women are built differently and walk differently from each other and that casual observers use this information as clues in making a range of social judgments," said lead author Kerri Johnson, UCLA assistant professor of communication studies. "Now we've found that casual observers can use gait and body shape to...
  • As the Lone Star State becomes a pariah [RETCH]

    08/24/2007 8:56:18 AM PDT · by Enchante · 60 replies · 1,189+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | 08/24/07 | TIMOTHY A. O'LEARY
    As a Texan living in Europe, I'm appalled by the state's execution Wednesday of Johnny Ray Conner. Capital punishment is wrong. In the 27 countries of the European Union and in Switzerland, where I live, capital punishment is rightly banned as cruel and inhumane, an offense against human dignity and an ineffective deterrent to violent crime. I applaud the European Union for urging Texas Gov. Rick Perry to spare Conner, who was the 400th person to be executed in the state since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. The European Union implored the governor to "exercise all powers vested...
  • Got my $75 back from the RNC

    06/27/2007 6:45:25 PM PDT · by WBL 1952 · 203 replies · 4,489+ views
    Called the RNC today and told them I wanted the last two years of contributions back. They said they would send the money I sent them just for the last 12 months - $75. The first jerk hung up on me when I insisted I wanted at least two years $$ back so I had to call back. I don't know if they are getting the message or not.
  • Edwards Says Southern Victory Possible If He Is Nominee (Yeah, for the GOP, Silky Pony!)

    06/12/2007 6:00:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies · 876+ views
    WRAL TV ^ | June 8, 2007 | Philip Elliot
    Presidential hopeful John Edwards said Friday he will win much of the South and help the Democratic Party win more U.S. House and Senate seats in the Midwest as well if he is party's 2008 nominee. "You should think not only about who would be a presidential candidate, but who would also strengthen our ability to help us win congressional seats in some of the tough places in this country," Edwards said at a campaign stop in New Hampshire. "If we pick up 15, 20 seats in the House, some additional seats in the Senate because we have a presidential...
  • John Edwards feigns punch at Ann Coulter: Powderpuff Brawl Alert

    03/08/2007 7:53:13 PM PST · by rface · 54 replies · 1,723+ views
    COX News ^ | March 8, 2007 | COX Staff
    "...imagine that Ann Coulter is seated in Smith's place. Anything to say to her?"...... Edwards, his right fist curled, feigned a punch and said: "No, there's absolutely nothing. Grow up." AUSTIN -- Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards feigned a punch Thursday when asked what he'd like to say to Ann Coulter, the conservative commentator who seemingly characterized his sexual orientation in remarks at a political confab last week. Edwards, appearing on Texas Monthly Talks, was asked by host Evan Smith to momentarily imagine that Coulter was seated in Smith's place. Anything to say to her? Edwards, his right fist curled,...
  • Caption John Kerry Crying on the Senate Floor

    01/24/2007 12:54:11 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 143 replies · 5,589+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | January 24, 2007
  • California Man Files Lawsuit to Take Wife's Last Name

    01/14/2007 9:35:17 AM PST · by MotleyGirl70 · 37 replies · 658+ views
    Fox ^ | 01/14/07 | AP
    LOS ANGELES —  Mike Buday isn't married to his last name. In fact, he and his fiancee decided before they wed that he would take hers. But Buday was stunned to learn that he couldn't simply become Mike Bijon when they married in 2005.
  • Why West Michigan should de-emphasize sports (tech has made mass murder in Iraq more efficient)

    01/12/2007 12:43:16 PM PST · by sbMKE · 35 replies · 838+ views
    Why West Michigan should de-emphasize sports West Michigan Business Beat By Ben Rudolph, Professor of Marketing Grand Valley State University “I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.” — H. L. Mencken As anyone who has lived here for long knows, West Michigan is sports crazy. That is pretty much all people want to talk about. If you tell local people that you are not interested in sports they assume you are some type of strange subversive or malcontent. I freely admit that I detest sports. I could not think of anything...
  • Shuler's vote for Pelosi closely followed (Conservative Dems should be called to account)

    01/05/2007 2:09:16 PM PST · by Princip. Conservative · 58 replies · 1,595+ views
    WASHINGTON – The significance of Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi's election as the first female Speaker of the House was not lost on the newest member of North Carolina's congressional delegation, Rep. Heath Shuler. "It was a milestone, and to be able to tell my daughter that she was there is quite significant," said Shuler, D-11th, as he walked back to his office, navigating the underground tunnels of the Capitol. Shuler's vote on Pelosi's bid to become speaker was watched by many yesterday because he repeatedly deflected questions about whether he would support Pelosi when he was campaigning against Rep. Charles...
  • Shep Smith is biased against Israel and a bleeding heart liberal.

    07/24/2006 12:15:04 PM PDT · by jrooney · 162 replies · 5,560+ views
    07-24-06 | Jeff Rooney
    I am tired of listening to Shep Smith from fox news in describing the fighting in Beirut. I have watched intently and am disgusted with him. It is quite apparent Shep is a liberal and has an agenda. He will make small comments in his reporting taking cheap shots at Israel, yet making Hezbollah look strong. I just watched him interview some young Israel soldiers and the ones he put in his report were anything but seasoned soldiers. Shep would ask them questions like "Are you scared?", "are Hezbollah fierce fighters?", etc. It was sickening. Heh Shep, while don't you...

    06/14/2006 8:48:20 AM PDT · by jodiluvshoes · 153 replies · 3,748+ views
    TownHall ^ | 06.14.2006 | Benjamin Shapiro
    The left has found its newest sex symbol. His name is Markos Moulitsas, and he's the founder of the eponymous Daily Kos, a popular radical liberal blog garnering thousands of visitors each day. The lonely Blanche DuBois of The New York Times editorial page, Maureen Dowd, describes Moulitsas as the "fast-talking former Army artillery scout with the boyish demeanor and dark brown buggy eyes," and calls him an "Internet messiah." Ana Marie Cox, the Internet potty-mouth turned Time magazine reporter, breathes shallowly and does her lipstick: "Compact and wiry, Moulitsas, 34, exudes quivering intensity. He speaks in staccato paragraphs, punctuated...
  • MORFORD: Which Way To The Apocalypse?

    06/09/2006 7:46:33 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 474+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/9/6 | Mark Morford
    When all the fanatical Christians disappear, will traffic finally improve? Wait, did I miss it? Did it happen three days ago, on 6-6-06, a.k.a. Tea Time with the Beast, a.k.a. the Great Day of Reckoning, a.k.a. the National Day of Slayer, all the world crashing down in a heap of hissing steam and belching smoke and balmy gusty breezes sometime around noon just after lunch but not before rush hour and hitting right around siesta? I might have been napping. Did the Apocalypse finally hit? Did the deep wish of roughly a half-billion zealous believers come to pass and were...
  • Bring on 6$ a Gallon Gas

    05/10/2006 7:56:48 PM PDT · by Tzimisce · 50 replies · 2,161+ views ^ | Mark Morford
    No wait, not six. To hell with that. Make it 10. Ten bucks a gallon, no matter what the going rate for a barrel of light sweet crude. That would so completely, violently, brilliantly do it. Revolutionize the country. Firebomb our pungent stasis. Change everything. Don't you agree? Here's what we could do: Give gas discounts to cab drivers (at least initially) and metro transit systems and low-income folks, those who have to drive their busted-up '78 Honda Civics to their jobs scrubbing restaurant toilets and flipping burgers and vacuuming the residual cocaine from the seat cushions of numb SUV...
  • MORFORD: Christian Virgins Are Overrated

    05/12/2006 5:59:51 AM PDT · by SmithL · 19 replies · 1,740+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/12/6 | Mark Morford
    Think sex and drugs destroy America? Try naive chastity. Oh, and "Purity Balls" There are these things. These unholy events called "Purity Balls" and you should probably fall to your knees right this minute and thank a merciful and lubricious and happily polyamorous God that you do not know what they are and that you have access right this minute to vast quantities of wine to deflect their nasty karmic arrows because, you know, oh my God. But hey, free country. Purity Balls. No, not some sort of newfangled spherical chastity device to be inserted using vacuum tubes and pulleys,...
  • MORFORD: Can You Still Hate Wal-Mart?

    05/24/2006 7:44:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies · 1,087+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/24/6 | Mark Morford
    It's a shockingly eco-friendly plan from the world's most toxic retailer. Did hell just freeze over? Sometimes you just have to let the possibility breathe. Sometimes you just have to allow that something grand and good and healthy might actually be born from the bowels of the dank and ravenous megacorporate world, like flowers from a dung heap, like vodka from old potatoes, even if it comes right alongside the nastiest, most abusive federal environmental policy you will see in your lifetime. Take Wal-Mart, the most famously offensive, town-destroying, junk-purveying, labor-abusing, sweatshop-supporting, American-job-killing, soul-numbing, seizure-inducing, hope-curdling retailer in the known...
  • MORFORD: Iran, You Ran, Let's Bomb Iran

    04/19/2006 11:53:48 AM PDT · by SmithL · 1 replies · 158+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 4/19/6 | Mark Morford
    When all else fails and you're becoming Nixon 2.0, why not just nuke someone, and smirk? It's just like playing blackjack in Vegas. Invariably, sitting right next to you is some guy, eyes shifty and body twitchy and making weird sounds with his mouth and smelling vaguely of sawdust and horse manure and dead dreams, with a huge pile of chips he is quickly turning into a very small pile of chips. He is suffering. He is playing terribly, grumbling, sneering at the dealer, talking to the cards like they were his personal slutty harem ("C'mon you dumb bitches, do...
  • MORFORD: To The Drunk Who Smashed My Car Quite a wreck you made, didn't you?

    11/11/2005 9:31:11 AM PST · by BurbankKarl · 25 replies · 983+ views
    SF GATE ^ | 11/11/05 | Miss Morford
    Yes, I know you were drunk. Must've been. Either drunk or on serious meds and/or you just didn't give much of a damn about anything anyway because you're just one of those people, one of those types who comes lurching around the city like a chunk of numbed pain in your big-ass mid-'80s burgundy car with the white top and chrome bumpers -- an old Cadillac? Monte Carlo? -- early last Sunday morning to wreak casual havoc. Is that about right? Do you remember any of it? Here is what I'm guessing: probably not. Let me tell you what happened,...
  • MORFORD: God Does Not Want 16 Kids

    10/19/2005 7:48:41 AM PDT · by SmithL · 85 replies · 2,225+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/19/5 | Mark Morford
    Arkansas mom gives birth to a whole freakin' baseball team. How deeply should you cringe? Who are you to judge? Who are you to say that the more than slightly creepy 39-year-old woman from Arkansas who just gave birth to her 16th child yes that's right 16 kids and try not to cringe in phantom vaginal pain when you say it, who are you to say Michelle Duggar is not more than a little unhinged and sad and lost? And furthermore, who are you to suggest that her equally troubling husband -- whose name is, of course, Jim Bob...
  • MORFORD: What God Really Told Bush

    10/12/2005 7:56:21 AM PDT · by SmithL · 18 replies · 1,192+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/12/5 | Mark Morford
    Apparently, it wasn't just "invade Iraq and Afghanistan in my name." A special report: Scene: White House private residence, night, not long ago. President Bush present in his most favoritest guns 'n' bunnies PJs. Laura asleep, knocked out by a combination of too much Good Housekeeping and excessive hair-spray fumes. Suddenly, a burst of black smoke. A deep, resonant voice speaks: "Psst! George! God here, taking a break from supervising the well-being of eight billion troubled souls along with infinite galaxies of unimaginable vastness to speak with you directly one more time because, well, you're special, aren't you, George? Yes...
  • Boi or grrl? Youth culture testing the boundaries of gender identity and roles

    10/02/2005 7:02:25 PM PDT · by sit-rep · 60 replies · 2,128+ views
    CHICAGO — When it comes to gender, Alex Polanco is not easily pegged. Some days, he wakes up in the morning and feels male, pulling on jeans and a T-shirt and leaving it at that. Other times, he wears makeup and one of the wigs he keeps in tidily packed boxes in his bedroom closet
  • MORFORD: Love Still Rules San Francisco

    09/30/2005 7:51:22 AM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 679+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/30/5 | Mark Morford
    Leather, techno, sex & war: more only-in-SF juice to make you proud. Take that, uptight neocons. It was the moment when we walked by a jam-packed S.F. City Hall and realized it was open to host a VIP techno dance party, while immediately outside its gilded doors upward of 50,000 revelers wandered and shimmied and flaunted their costumes and drank nasty Red Bull cocktails in the huge Civic Center plaza for the third annual Love Parade, everyone baring flesh and shaking their groove thangs to any one of 200 world-class (well, some of them) DJs spinning their wares on over...
  • MORFORD: Kneel Before The Meteorologist

    09/28/2005 7:53:00 AM PDT · by SmithL · 22 replies · 1,082+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/28/5 | Mark Morford
    At last, one scientist BushCo will definitely -- albeit resentfully -- listen to. Sometimes. So now we know. This is what it takes. This is how far the nation has to crumble and this is how many people have to die and this is how many tens of billions it has to cost and this is how far his dirt-low poll numbers have to fall before Bush will finally come out and say he agrees with one of those godforsaken gul-dang book-learned scientist types. You know the ones. Those informed and well-educated data-crunchers he normally despises like a kid hates...
  • The Storm That Ate The GOP (Morford alert)

    09/14/2005 5:00:05 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 31 replies · 1,454+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/14/05 | Mark Morford
    Can you hear that? That low scraping moan, that painful scream, that compressed hissing wail like the sound of an angry alligator caught in a vise? Why, it's the GOP, and they're screaming, "No, no it can't be, oh my God, please no, this damnable Katrina thing is just an unstoppable PR disaster for us!" After all (they wail), who woulda thought dissing all those poor black people and letting so many of them die in filth and misery in the Superdome while our pampered CEO president enjoyed yet another vacation would cause such an ugly backlash, such harsh criticism...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Kerry Offer Rejected by White House

    02/16/2005 3:30:32 PM PST · by bitt · 99 replies · 2,691+ views ^ | 2/16/05 | transcript
    ... "Senator Kerry has offered to meet privately with President Bush to discuss foreign policy before Bush flies abroad next week and has meetings with key European leaders. Kerry..." No, I'm not kidding. Kerry actually called Bush and said he "offered to get together with him to discuss foreign affairs." I guess because Kerry just got back from there, and Kerry wanted to talk with Bush. "The offer has fallen on deaf ears at the White House. Kerry spokesman David Wade said yesterday, 'We've offered to have Senator Kerry meet with President Bush to discuss his trip to Iraq, if...
  • President has heard enough from `junior senator'

    02/16/2005 3:34:51 PM PST · by bitt · 112 replies · 4,086+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 2/16/05 | Andrew Miga
    'WASHINGTON - Sen. John F. Kerry's brash offer to meet privately with former foe President Bush [related, bio] to discuss foreign policy before Bush's meetings abroad next week with key European leaders has apparently fallen on deaf ears at the White House. ``We've offered to have Sen. Kerry (D-Mass.) meet with President Bush to discuss his trip to Iraq, if the White House is interested,'' Kerry spokesman David Wade said yesterday. ``There are many areas where genuine bipartisanship would make a difference in leading our country forward, whether in national security or children's health care.'' The White House declined comment...
  • When Will I be Banned? (His doom was at hand. Rejoicing fills the land.)

    02/13/2005 8:24:00 AM PST · by dead in the water · 186 replies · 4,114+ views
    Linda Ronstadt
    I have signed up I used free email When will I be banned? I have logged in With my new screename When will I be banned? Ever since two thousand It’s been the same old thing If you don’t kiss George Bush butt You are history! I am new here I have posted When will I be banned? Nazi mods are watching They’ve nothing better to do If you don’t kiss George Bush butt That’s the end of you! I have signed up I have posted When will I be banned? When will I be banned Tell me, when will...
  • ZOT! - show me the jobs

    01/30/2005 4:04:36 PM PST · by chris_mueller · 125 replies · 3,358+ views
    I keep hearing from different people that the economy is getting better but everywhere I go, I cant find any jobs! I been unemployed for about seven months. I was fired from mcdonalds because I couldnt cook very good or fast enough. Ive tried getting jobs in different places. I tried applying for work as a janitor, a waiter, a secretary, a housecleaner, a bricklayer, a carpenter ETC. I cant get anywhere and I dunno why? Where are the jobs? How can I get a job fast? I have a highschool diploma and three years of college. I could really...
  • Defeated Kerry sits in cold

    01/20/2005 4:09:28 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 112 replies · 4,770+ views ^ | 21 January 2005 | Thomas Ferraro
    US Democratic Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, who had hoped to replace George W. Bush as president yesterday, instead sat in the cold and clapped as the Republican began a second four-year term. Iowa Democratic Senator Tom Harkin patted Senator Kerry on the back shortly before the inauguration Senator Kerry had hoped would be his. As Mr Bush delivered his inaugural address, Senator Kerry, about 10m away on the steps of the US Capitol, joined other lawmakers and the crowd in repeated applause. Senator Kerry looked relaxed, at times wistful. He frequently smiled, able to hide any disappointment over what...