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  • Narcissists and Psychopaths Are More Likely to Refuse to Wear Masks, Says New Research

    07/23/2020 5:31:23 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 64 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 22 July 2020 | ANDREW WHALEN
    Two recent studies looked at the relationship between personality traits and reactions to restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Researchers found that people possessing so-called "Dark Triad" traits—narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism—were less likely to comply with restrictions or engage in preventative measures against the pandemic. However, researchers also emphasized the small role personality traits have in the overall response to pandemic restrictions, like face-mask mandates and social-distancing requirements. Both studies, which, combined, surveyed more than a thousand people in Poland, were published in the peer-reviewed academic journal Personality and Individual Differences. In "Adaptive and...
  • Video: Crowd Cheers After Police Refuse To Enforce New Jersey Lockdown Order At Gym

    05/18/2020 10:42:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    Twitter ^ | 05/18/20
    ‘You’re all in violation of the executive order — on that note, have a good day, everybody be safe!’ says officer https://twitter.com/TheAtilisGym/status/1262403490929876993?s=20  
  • What a waste: Britons dump tons of rubbish, clothes 'recycling' on the street in coronavirus lockdown clear-outs

    04/03/2020 12:17:48 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/3/2020 | Danny Gallagher
    The streets of Britain have become swamped with tons of rubbish and clothes to be recycled in coronavirus quarantine clear-outs. Councils have warned of a 'wave of waste' coming from homes across the country. As most of the nation is in quarantine, families are generating much more food leftovers. And many are using the spare time to carry out home and garden makeovers, creating even more rubbish and recycling. On top of that, people are even dumping items outside charity shops building mountains of clothes and bric-a-brac despite the fact they are not open. Cases of fly-tipping across Britain...
  • Hearing today over ONE unemployment check (Texas) the company refuses to pay. Any advice?

    09/24/2019 4:45:07 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 53 replies
    Personal | 14 September 2019 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Company let me go for no real reason early this summer. Prior to finding another job, had requested ONE unemployment check and the company doesn't want to pay it. This is in Texas. Have hearing this morning on the phone at 7:30 a.m. - any advice from knowledgeable Freepers? My brother, who is a manager, said to stay calm and just stick to the facts. So, will do at least that.
  • I refuse to enter a gun free zone...unless...

    02/28/2018 12:00:23 PM PST · by MosesKnows · 23 replies
    Feb 28, 2018 | MosesKnows
    I refuse to enter a gun free zone...unless...there is a armed guard.
  • 'Antifa Civil War' on November 4 Was Really Just a Few Protests Against Trump

    11/05/2017 7:15:57 AM PST · by catnipman · 60 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 11/5/2017 | Michael Edison Hayden
    The so-called November 4 protests, which took place in cities across the country today, hosted by a nascent protest group called Refuse Fascism, will likely be remembered more for what they did not look like, than what they did. Far-right conspiracies had morphed the event into a fantasy world of unrealistic expectations.
  • Rand Paul Is Only Lawmaker Who Refused To Stand, Applaud Jeff Flake Trashing POTUS

    10/24/2017 5:57:59 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    GP ^ | 10/24/17 | Joshua Caplan
    Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) gave a bridge burning speech on the Senate floor after news broke that he will not seek re-election in 2018. According to Daily Beast reporter Andrew Desiderio, every lawmaker who attended the speech , both Democrats and Republicans, stood and clapped for Flake — except Rand Paul.   The KY lawmaker didn’t see the virtue in trashing Trump as tax reform is on the table. Trump hater and RINO Jeff Flake trashed the Republican party and POTUS Trump on his way out the door! “All stood and clapped after Flake’s speech—except @RandPaul,” tweeted Desiderio.Good riddance! We don’t need Democrat...
  • Former CIA chief: Officials Should Refuse To Fire Mueller If Trump Asks

    07/25/2017 8:22:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/25/17 | Julia Manchester
    Former CIA Director John Brennan said he believes if the White House tries to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, officials should refuse to do so. Those orders would be inconsistent with the duties of the executive branch, he said. First of all, I think its the obligation of some executive branch officials to refuse to carry out some of these orders that are again inconsistent with what this country is all about, Brennan told CNNs Wolf Blitzer at the Aspen Security Forum. I would just hope this is not going to be a partisan issue. That Republicans and Democrats are...
  • Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite ruling

    06/28/2016 8:53:54 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 41 replies
    PhillyVoice ^ | June 28, 2016 | Paul J. Weber
    AUSTIN, Texas Long wait times for abortions and lengthy drives to clinics are likely to continue in Texas for months and maybe years despite the U.S. Supreme Court striking down restrictions that since 2013 have drastically reduced the number of providers statewide. Texas lost more than half of its 41 abortion clinics in the three years since former Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed a sweeping anti-abortion law that justices largely dismantled in a 5-3 ruling Monday. The decision amounted to the Supreme Court's strongest defense of abortion rights in a generation and could imperil similar restrictions in other states....
  • Hypocrisy: will you house a Syrian refugee?

    12/01/2015 11:50:40 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/24/15
    For IN the NOW with Anissa Naouai, The Resident hits the streets of Washington Square Park in New York City to ask people: will you sign up to take a Syrian refugee into your home?
  • Migrant summit in chaos as African countries REFUSE to take back Europe's failed asylum seekers

    11/12/2015 5:29:58 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/12/15 | John Stevens
    European Union offered more than £1billion in aid to African counterparts In return, Africa would have to take back thousands of illegal migrants But the controversial deal was rejected at a summit in Valletta, Malta Cameron says £200million of UK aid money will be used to tackle crisis European leaders offered more than £1billion aid in a bid to persuade their African counterparts to take back tens of thousands of illegal migrants. But a migration summit in Valletta, Malta, descended into farce after the Africans rejected the EU plan to expel those who do not qualify for asylum using special...
  • US refuses to host Russian delegation for Syria talks

    Moscow: The US declined to host a high-ranking Russian delegation on Syria and also refused to send its own mission to Moscow, Russias foreign minister said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of refusing to cooperate and share intelligence on Syria and said he was willing to send a high-profile delegation led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to the United States. Literally today, we got a reply, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, speaking in parliament. We have been told that they cant send a delegation to Moscow and they cant host a delegation in Washington...
  • US Delegates Refuse to Applaud Netanyahu at UN (VIDEO)

    10/01/2015 11:11:30 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/01/15 | Jim Hoft
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the UN General Assembly today in New York City. At one point the auditorium broke out is applause after Netanyahus comments on Iranian threats. The US delegates refused to applaud. Netanyahu told the General Assembly: Heres a general rule that I learned and you must have learned in your lifetime. When bad behavior is rewarded it only gets worse. The General Assembly audience broke out in applause. The US delegates sat silent.
  • Texas AG: County clerks can refuse gay couples

    06/28/2015 8:38:27 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 7 replies
    WFTV ^ | 6-28-15 | Chuck Lindell
    American-Statesman County clerks can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on religious objections to gay marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Sunday. Paxton noted that clerks who refuse to issue licenses can expect to be sued, but added that numerous lawyers stand ready to assist clerks defending their religious beliefs, in many cases without charge. Paxton said Fridays flawed opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court, which overturned bans against same-sex marriage in Texas and other states, placed religious people in conflict between following their faith and the U.S. Constitution
  • Two Members of Boehners Leadership Team Openly Refuse to Admit if Theyve Read Obamatrade

    06/04/2015 4:12:35 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/04/15
    Two members of House GOP leadershipMajority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)and Rules Committee chairman Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX)-refused to admit through spokespersons to Breitbart News whether they have read the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Pacific Rim trade deal, but they still support granting President Barack Obama the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to fast track it. Whats more, Scalise and Sessionsand others GOP conference-wide, including even perhaps Boehnercould be vulnerable to serious primary challenges if they continue forward with Obamatrade.
  • Jails refuse to hold criminal aliens for federal authorities

    10/17/2014 4:47:19 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/17/14 | William La Jeunesse
    William La Jeunesse reports from Los Angeles
  • Clifton-based recycler abruptly closes its doors, lays off 100 workers (New Jersey)

    09/07/2014 10:56:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Clifton Journal ^ | September 5, 2014 | Jeff Green, Aaron Morrison, James M. ONeill and Todd South
    Green Sky workers being told that the recycling plant is closing. A prominent Clifton-based recycling company abruptly closed its doors on Friday, informing more than 100 employees that they had worked their final day while dozens of North Jersey towns scrambled to forge temporary arrangements with other collectors. Green Sky Industries, which promoted itself as the state’s largest private recycler with 75 municipal contracts, many in Bergen and Passaic counties, announced in a letter to towns on Thursday that it was shutting both of its plants, in Clifton and Carteret in Middlesex County. The company’s Clifton employees on Friday were...
  • Unruly Commoners Refuse to Stand for Obama

    05/28/2014 9:22:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 70 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5/28/14 | Andrew Stiles /
    COMMONERS President Obama went for a walk last week, and even mingled with some commoners beyond the White House walls. The surprise occasion was (shockingly) captured on camera and widely disseminated; the White House posted the raw video here. Most of the commoners were thrilled to encounter the president walking amongst them. One woman was so excited, and remarked that it was like the best day of my life. One bro fist pumped while yelling: America! Freedom! Peace! Hope! And charity! [sic] But not everyone was so impressed. At the 2:41 mark, you can see some disgruntled workers who are...
  • WA:Yelm Man Shoots Unwanted Visitor in Leg

    12/23/2013 4:36:27 PM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    yelmonline.com ^ | 4 December, 2013 | NA
    Billy Willingham, 51, reportedly called 9-1-1 and said he had just shot someone in the leg. When law enforcement arrived at the scene, they located a 41-year-old man lying on the ground with a single gunshot wound to his leg. (snip) The victim refused to leave despite being told to leave, Willingham said. He reportedly told the victim "he better leave or he would shoot him." The victim reportedly again refused to leave and Willingham shot him one time.
  • @ProjectVeritas_ Journalists, Politicians Refuse to Post Lawn Sign saying "HOME IS PROUDLY GUN FREE

    01/15/2013 7:38:00 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    youtube ^ | 1/15/13 | veritasvisuals
    New effort by James O'Keefe