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  • Monday mirth

    03/06/2017 4:46:26 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 35 replies
    unknown | 3/6/2017 | self
    NO ONE BELIEVES SENIORS ANYMORE! No one believes seniors . . . everyone thinks they are senile. An elderly couple was celebrating their sixtieth anniversary. The couple had married as childhood sweethearts and had moved back to their old neighborhood after they retired. Holding hands, they walked back to their old school. It was not locked, so they entered, and found the old desk they'd shared, where Jerry had carved I love you, Sally. On their way back home, a bag of money fell out of an armored car, practically landing at their feet. Sally quickly picked it up and,...
  • Could Hillary Clinton's Smile Cost Her the Election?

    10/20/2016 8:35:00 AM PDT · by Scarpetta · 82 replies
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | October 19, 2016 | Jennifer Smith
    Could Hillary's smile cost her the election? Twitter mocks Clinton's 'creepy grandma' grin as she smirks her way through presidential debate CAPTION: The Democratic candidate faced a flood of insults as she took to the stage at the University of Las Vegas on Wednesday, with many viewers confessing they were 'creeped out' by her stubborn grin. Hundreds took to Twitter to describe her smile as 'scary' and 'creepy'. Others questioned why, when being slammed with insults from her opponent, her expression did not drop.
  • House votes to repeal Obamacare

    05/16/2013 3:45:00 PM PDT · by Doogle · 142 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/16/13 | Rachel Weiner
    House Republicans voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its entirety,
  • Romney's Mona Lisa Smile

    11/03/2012 10:20:24 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 19 replies
    Romney’s Mona Lisa smile The Italians have words for it; the meaning of that famous smile. The tight lips with the ‘giocondo’ smirk of self-amusement. The ‘sfumato’ smile of blurry ambiguity leaving all to the imagination. But there was little left to the imagination in the Mona Lisa smile of Mitt Romney. It was everywhere in that final debate; that tight smile and warm eyes. The face that never wavered. It was a constant reflection into his opponent’s rage. It softly deflected the opposing aspirant’s mean eyes darting the fiery embers of spent dark coal. The gentle face absorbed the...
  • Socially Slow Laughin’ Joe

    10/12/2012 6:45:42 PM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 14 replies
    The New American ^ | 12 October 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    One of the most important qualities in a leader — in fact, in anyone who must manage, and negotiate with, people — is having a feel for man’s nature. This brings us to what has not yet been explored about Joe Biden’s bizarre behavior at last night’s vice-presidential debate: what it tells us about his grasp of reality. For the record, it’s clear to me that Biden’s overtly obnoxious, condescending manner was the result of an act. But the vice president is a phony from way back. In 1988, it was discovered that he plagiarized a speech by British Labor...
  • Ridicule Can be Countered. How to Disrupt the "Delphi Technique" (Alinsky Method)

    10/12/2012 12:46:28 PM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 35 replies
    http://www.learn-usa.com/transformation_process/acf002.htm ^ | March 1996 | Sandy Vanderberg, Peg Luksik
    Biden's caustic and offensive stratgegy of ridiculing Ryan is from Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals". The following links will explain a version of RforR called, "The Delphi Technique". It is used effectively to manipulate concensus. Read, learn and practice. The Delphi Technique - What is it? ... http://www.learnusa.com/transformation_process/acf001.htm The Delphi Technique - How to Disrupt It ... http://www.learnusa.com/transformation_process/acf002.htm
  • Schumer 'pained and saddened'

    06/06/2011 7:45:58 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 43 replies
    Politico ^ | June 6, 2011 | Manu Raju
    Sen. Chuck Schumer refused to answer questions Monday evening about the Twitter scandal that has ensnared Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), his one-time congressional aide. But in a statement, the powerful Democratic senator said he was "deeply pained and saddened" about the married congressman's admission at a New York news conference Monday that he carried on lewd online conversations with at least half a dozen women. "By fully explaining himself, apologizing to all he hurt and taking full responsibility for his wrongful actions, Anthony did the right thing," Schumer said. "He remains a talented and committed public servant, and I pray...
  • When You Are Down in the Dumps..

    03/20/2010 9:04:03 AM PDT · by madison10 · 11 replies · 866+ views
    e-mail | March 19, 2010 | E-mail
    ...and think you have REAL problems,
  • Soldiers help Iraqi boy get new smile

    12/26/2009 8:26:11 AM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 611+ views
    Second Lt. Charles Duggan, of Jacksonville, N.C., a platoon leader with Company C, 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, receives a kiss from three-year-old Abdullah, in the boy's home south of Baghdad, Dec. 23. Duggan and his platoon stopped by to see the boy after his recent cleft palate surgery that was done for free through an organization called Smile Train that Duggan contacted. Photo by Sgt. Mary Phillips, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team. BAGHDAD — From behind his father, an excited three-year-old boy named Abdullah plays peek-a-boo with Soldiers of the 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, 30th...
  • Video: Obama’s Amazingly Consistent Smile

    09/28/2009 10:31:48 PM PDT · by CyberRBTmail · 7 replies · 670+ views
    Common Sense 2020 ^ | 2009-09-28 | LukeAmerica2020
    On Wednesday (September 23rd), the Obamas hosted a reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, during which they stood for 135 photographs with visiting foreign dignitaries in town for the UN meeting. The President has exactly the same smile in every single shot. Eerily, as this video slideshow by Eric Spiegelman reveals, he appears to be a wax sculpture or cardboard cutout. The photos are available on the State Department’s flickr page. Video: Obama’s Amazingly Consistent Smile
  • Barack Obama’s Unchanging Paris Hilton Smile

    09/27/2009 2:15:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies · 2,148+ views
    Anorak ^ | 9/26/09
    BARACK Obama smiles for the camera and the smile in exactly the same every time - like Paris Hilton’s: Video Hereor here: Ladies and gentlemen, your President is a robot. Or a wax sculpture. Maybe a cardboard cutout. All I know is no human being has a photo smile this amazingly consistent. On Wednesday, the Obamas hosted a reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, during which they stood for 130 photographs with visiting foreign dignitaries in town for the UN meeting. The President has exactly the same smile in every single shot. See for yourself —...
  • Video: Barack Obama's amazingly consistent smile (Frightening and Disturbing...)

    09/25/2009 1:45:36 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 42 replies · 1,943+ views
    Vimeo ^ | 9/25/09 | Eric Spiegelman
    Ladies and gentlemen, your President is a robot. Or a wax sculpture. Maybe a cardboard cutout. All I know is no human being has a photo smile this amazingly consistent. On Wednesday, the Obamas hosted a reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, during which they stood for 130 photographs with visiting foreign dignitaries in town for the UN meeting. The President has exactly the same smile in every single shot. See for yourself — the pictures are up on the State Department’s flickr (link below). And, of course, compressed into 20 seconds for your viewing pleasure.
  • Palin meets Down syndrome parents (great photos from SMILE breakfast)

    04/17/2009 12:30:41 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 31 replies · 1,781+ views
    Courier Press ^ | April 17, 2009 | Thomas B. Langhorne
    Before flying back to Alaska, Gov. Sarah Palin made one last stop in Evansville this morning. Palin went to Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano to attend a private breakfast event hosted by S.M.I.L.E on Down syndrome, a local group that provides resources and support for people with Down syndrome and their families. The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee was accompanied by her husband, Todd Palin, and Meghan Stapleton, Alaska-based director of her political action committee, SarahPAC. Palin told the Vanderburgh County Right to Life 2009 Spring Banquet Thursday night that her baby son Trig, who was born with Down syndrome, did not...
  • Scientists Predict Marriage Failure from Family Photos

    04/15/2009 12:14:55 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 37 replies · 1,936+ views
    news.softpedia ^ | 14th of April 2009 | Elena Gorgan
    The intensity of the smile holds the secret to a happy marriage or divorce: Getting married is a giant leap of faith, it has often been said, whose outcome no one can determine. Working until now under the “only time will tell” principle, marriage has just become much simpler, with scientists revealing in a new study that the answer to whether it will end in divorce or not is to be found in childhood pictures of both members. After analyzing the cases of 650 adults and the pictures these provided from their childhood, researchers at the DePauw University in Indiana...
  • New Newsbusted video.

    09/19/2008 7:14:12 AM PDT · by Bertram3 · 2 replies · 139+ views
    youtube ^ | 9/19/08 | Media Resaearch Center
    A good way to start the day. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9srq5Oyl9PE
  • DETECTIVES: Chris Jenkins murder connects dozens around country

    04/25/2008 7:48:29 AM PDT · by toast · 117 replies · 2,420+ views
    KSTP ^ | 04/23/2008 | Kristi Piehl
    Could there be a calculated, cross-country plot to kill young college men, including some in Minnesota? It seems a little hard to believe, but two New York detectives say, they can prove it.
  • Smile -- And The World Can Hear You, Even If You Hide

    01/16/2008 8:40:46 AM PST · by blam · 1 replies · 64+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 1-16-2008 | University of Portsmouth.
    Smile -- And The World Can Hear You, Even If You HideThe Duchenne smile. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Portsmouth) ScienceDaily (Jan. 16, 2008) — Smiling affects how we speak, to the point that listeners can identify the type of smile based on sound alone, according to a study by scientists at the University of Portsmouth. The research, which also suggested that some people have "smilier" voices than others, adds to the growing body of evidence that smiling and other expressions pack a strong informational punch and may even impact us on a subliminal level. "When we listen to...
  • Cameras to nab illegal parkers in S.F. bus lanes

    01/04/2008 8:06:56 AM PST · by SmithL · 10 replies · 42+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/4/8 | Rachel Gordon
    Aided by video cameras mounted on buses, San Francisco has launched an initiative to punish drivers who illegally park in transit-only lanes. The goal is to clear traffic lanes for Muni buses, which are operating at an average speed of 8 mph, making the Municipal Railway among the slowest transit agencies of any major U.S. city. The cameras will attempt to catch motorists parked in traffic lanes reserved for buses. For now, offenders will be let off with a written warning. But starting in the next month or so, if all goes according to plan, they'll be hit with a...
  • Firefighters Save 6 Cats From Milford Blaze

    08/23/2007 11:53:41 AM PDT · by Utilizer · 17 replies · 323+ views
    wbztv ^ | 22v Aug 2007 | Area
    (WBZ) MILFORD Milford firefighters not only had to extinguish a house fire but they also saved a half-dozen cats from the burning home.
  • HUMINT: Smile for Effect

    03/04/2007 10:56:04 AM PST · by humint · 1,605+ views
    humint ^ | 04 Mar 2007 | humint
    SMILE FOR EFFECT, A PREQUEL TO “THE AMERICAN STREET”. Months ago I wrote a post about the American Street. In it, I describe a verbal exchange I had with a communist propagandizer. Despite the obnoxious T-Shirt this snake oil salesman was wearing, and despite the fact he was trying hard to attract attention – almost everyone around him was doing a good job of ignoring him. I however could not ignore him. You might be asking, why did humint notice a subversive newspaper salesman among an ocean of busy bodies, shuffling diligently from point “A” to point “B”? The answer...