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  • Labour’s Would-be Chancellor: We Will ‘Overthrow Capitalism’ And ‘Radically Transform Society’

    05/21/2018 5:41:39 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/21/18 | Liam Deacon
    Labour’s Shadow Chancellor and right-hand man to party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said it is his “job” to “overthrow capitalism” and “radically” transform society, whilst praising the former leader of socialist Venezuela. John McDonnell repeatedly and emphatically backed bringing down the UK’s system of free enterprise and trade in an interview with the BBC, as well as calling for private firms to hand over their profits to the state. The man who Labour would put in charge of the Treasury, tasked with running Britain’s economy, said he aimed to transform society “in a way that radically changes the system”....
  • Happy Mother's Day!

    05/13/2018 4:17:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Gab ^ | May 13, 2018 | Daniel Martin Gray
    Happy straight, cis-gendered, gender-binary, heteronormative, biologically female, patriarchal, psychologically oppressed matrix of rape-culture-enforced motherhood day.
  • Vanity: Who do you trust? Who can we trust?

    04/27/2018 4:01:41 AM PDT · by neverevergiveup · 54 replies
    4/27/2018 | pieceofthepuzzle
    Who do you trust? Who can we trust? This is an open question, for which I personally don’t have many answers. I ask this at a personal level, societal level, and global level. I’m not a cynical person, but like many I am currently disillusioned and disappointed by what I see as a world in which deceit is acceptable - if it is an ends to a personal means and advances one’s self interest, and a world in which ‘honor’ doesn’t seem to be as valued a concept as I perceive it once was – at least in the abstract....
  • Wymyn Behaving Badly

    04/25/2018 11:24:24 AM PDT · by ellenbrewster · 6 replies
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | April 24, 2018 | Ellen Makkai
    For you insufferable wymyn out there it’s time for a trip to the woodshed and a good old-fashioned spanking. I’m not some wigged-out dominatrix but a grandmother ashamed of women behaving badly. After the death of Barbara Bush claws came out double quick. Fresno State Professor Rhonda Jarrar labeled the former first lady, “an amazing racist…I’m happy the witch is dead. can’t wait for the rest of her family to fall to their demise the way 1.5 million iraqis have. byyyeeeeeee.” Such eloquence. Such shortsighted ignorance from a supposedly well-educated professor trusted with the training up of our young people....
  • She Got Pregnant at 18 and Did Something That Today, Few Teens Do

    04/09/2018 4:57:45 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 99 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 8, 2018 | Kelsey Harkness
    Kelly Clemente found out she was pregnant when she was 18. She had just finished her first semester of college, and up until then, described herself as your typical “all-American girl.”She got good grades, was a member of a sorority, and ran on the track team.When she saw that pregnancy test, “My life is over,” she thought.“I was like, it doesn’t even matter. Nothing matters anymore,” Kelly told The Daily Signal.Kelly, unlike most girls her age, was familiar with the implications of an unplanned pregnancy. In high school, she volunteered at HOPE in Northern Virginia, a nonprofit that creates gift...
  • Not Always Like This

    03/21/2018 12:04:44 AM PDT · by lowbuck · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | 21 March 2018 | Walter E. Williams
    One of the unavoidable tragedies of youth is the temptation to think that what is seen today has always been. Nowhere is this more noticeable than in our responses to the recent Parkland, Florida, massacre. Part of the responses to those murders are calls to raise the age to purchase a gun and to have more thorough background checks -- in a word, to make gun purchases more difficult. That's a vision that sees easy gun availability as the problem; thus, the solution is to reduce that availability. The vision that sees "easy" availability as the problem ignores the fact...
  • Trickle-Down Trump

    03/12/2018 12:14:19 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/12/18 | Jim O'Neill
    “Trickle-down Trump” will have far reaching positive effects throughout the United States, and eventually the world A frend recently sent me an article concerning a couple of British city councils that will be handing out “gender pronoun badges” in celebration of “Trans Day of Visibility,” March 31. Council and voluntary sector staff…will be “encouraged” to wear the badges, which include messages such as “My pronouns are she/her/hers” and “My pronouns are they/their/theirs” “…Some prefer to use other gender-neutral pronouns such as ‘xe’, ‘ze’, or ‘sie’”
  • Homeless man who was feared dead is given a makeover after being reunited with his long-lost family

    03/06/2018 8:28:24 AM PST · by komibond
    Daily Mail ^ | 6 March 2018 | AMANDA CASHMORE
    The wreckage of a United States aircraft carrier, named USS Lexington that was sunk by the Japanese during World War II, was found on the floor of the Coral Sea more than 500 miles off the eastern coast of Australia. The carrier was discovered by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen, the U.S. Navy confirmed Monday. The ship, which was part of the Battle of the Coral Sea from May 4-8, 1942, was found in a remarkably well-preserved condition. Microsoft co-founder Allen released a statement Monday along with photos and a video of the carrier. ​
  • 5 Things They Get Wrong About Christianity

    02/17/2018 5:30:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2018 | John Hawkins
    Christianity is a great faith that has been integral to America’s success and so perhaps those of us that are Christians should spend a bit more time tackling the misperceptions about our faith that are out there. 1) Christianity Requires Us To Hate People We Disagree With: Christians have been instructed to love the sinner and hate the sin, which is good because we’re all sinners. Christians also frequently have rules we are supposed to follow that we wouldn’t have necessarily come up with ourselves. For example, if I were writing the rules, I’d very selfishly make it morally acceptable...
  • Cause and effect

    02/15/2018 8:00:59 AM PST · by John David Powell · 6 replies
    2/15/18 | John David Powell
    Cause and effect. Those are the words on the minds, in some form, for many individuals today, particularly parents regardless of the age of their children. Cause and effect. How often, though, do we, and that includes me, how often do we become overwhelmed by the effect and miss the cause? Or, worse, fixate on the wrong cause as we go for the quick fix, the easier solution, the bandage we expected from our parents to cover the boo-boo and make it all better, whatever it was. McDonald's is eliminating the cheese burger and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal....
  • Rule #8: Tell the truth or at least don't lie

    02/05/2018 3:47:42 PM PST · by Voption · 5 replies
    The Rubin Report ^ | November 1, 2017 | Jordan Peterson
    Dr. Jordan Peterson shortly outlines rule #8 in his new book '12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.'
  • The full 'secret society' text: Was it meant in jest?

    01/25/2018 12:35:46 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 50 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 24, 2018 | Mike Levine
    ABC News has obtained a copy of the one message that Republicans appear to be citing, and it's unclear if the message's reference to a “secret society” may have been made in jest. "Are you even going to give out your calendars? Seems kind of depressing. Maybe it should just be the first meeting of the secret society," FBI lawyer Lisa Page wrote to senior FBI agent Peter Strzok, who was working on the FBI’s probe of Russian meddling in the presidential election and would later join Page for a brief period on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team.
  • Being black in America is a ‘disability,’ black law professor argues

    01/19/2018 8:37:32 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 70 replies
    The College Fix ^ | January 19, 2018 | by KYLE PERISIC
    A black law professor argues that African Americans should embrace the notion that being black in America is a disability as a new legal strategy toward enacting protections for the black community against unconscious bias, stereotyping and structural inequality. Kimani Paul-Emile, an associate professor of law at Fordham University and associate director of its law school’s Center on Race, Law & Justice, argues that while Africans Americans might initially spurn the “blackness as disability” label, it can actually be a wise courtroom plan. The Americans with Disabilities Act defines “disability” as “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one...
  • The Christmas Curmudgeons

    12/26/2017 10:23:23 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/26/2017 | Judi McLeod
    The best thing about the first day after Christmas: The Christmas curmudgeons ’ carping starts to wane right up until the calendar draws near to next Christmas. The progressive left are the collective Christmas curmudgeons. They’re worse than the Grinch, who at least ultimately acknowledged that there is such a thing as Christmas. Carp, carp, carp is all the Christmas curmudgeons know how to do. The beautiful Christmas Greeting, “Merry Christmas!” sends them retching over the nearest curb. Unfortunately for the marginalized majority, they don’t keep their misery to themselves but spread it whenever and wherever they can.
  • Firing the Pre-Pubertal Arquebus: A Sociological Treatise

    12/22/2017 5:07:21 AM PST · by Neoliberalnot · 40 replies
    Fredoneverything.org ^ | December 15, 2017 | Fred Reed
    Today we will ponder America, a country, even a civilization, that existed long ago where the United States is today, but bore little resemblance to it. It will be like studying cave drawings, or Sargon of Akkad. Pay attention. The is original source material of historical importance. I was there, in America: Athens, Alabama, at age twelve. Athens was small and Southern, drowsy in summer, kind of comfortable feeling, not much concerned with the outside world. It left the world alone and the world left it alone. In those days, people in a lot of places figured this was pretty...
  • Steve Bannon’s Impromptu Thanksgiving Proclamation: ‘We Will Get Our Country Back’

    11/23/2017 3:21:17 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 15 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 23 Nov 2017 | by JOHN BINDER
    Speaking with Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow and Breitbart London Editor Raheem Kassam, Bannon said that on Thanksgiving, Americans and, specifically, populist-nationalist conservatives should be thankful that “we’re winning.”
  • Sexual Harassment––Puhleeze!

    11/20/2017 9:59:56 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/17 | Joan Swirsky
    And you want America to take you seriously?! Puhleeze! I have a vivid memory of putting on my mother’s high heels and covering my head with the veiled hat she wore on special occasions. All decked out, I made my way up The Boulevard in New Haven to our neighbor’s home about four houses away. And on that sojourn, I have an equally vivid memory of a man sitting on his porch and stopping me in my tracks with his comments. “Well well well, Missy, don’t we look pretty! And where would you be going today looking so beautiful?” It...
  • CBS, NBC Hype ‘Controversy’ and ‘Cloud of Suspicion’ Over Museum of the Bible

    11/17/2017 2:15:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | November 17, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    Fearing that America was one step closer to becoming a theocracy with the opening of the privately-funded Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., on Thursday and Friday, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today hyped the supposed “controversy” swirling around the institution, even claiming that a “cloud of suspicion” hung over the building as it opened its doors. “Coming up on CBS This Morning, I’ll tell you why this museum is generating some controversy. It’s just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol,” warned correspondent Chip Reid on Thursday. Introducing the segment minutes later, co-host Charlie Rose emphasized that the...
  • Kevin Spacey, Star of ‘House of Cards’ and a Bromance With Bill Clinton

    11/09/2017 2:20:51 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | FEB. 20, 2015 | AMY CHOZICK
    Before Kevin Spacey got into character as Francis Underwood, the fictional congressman who by the third season of “House of Cards” has murdered and manipulated his way into the Oval Office, he liked to portray a real-life president: Bill Clinton. “We, in fact, have spent so much time together that sometimes I even become him,” Mr. Spacey said last fall at an event in Little Rock, Ark., to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. “I’m from a place called Hope,” Mr. Spacey said as he feigned Mr. Clinton’s Arkansas accent, which sounded vaguely like Underwood,...
  • The work-shy teacher who is a taste of what's to come when the snowflake generation runs Britain

    11/08/2017 1:42:06 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 8, 2017 | Dominic Sandbrook
    Some 80 years ago, the American government produced a pamphlet encouraging people into work. It explained that being idle was just about the worst thing imaginable because it meant the loss of self-respect, pride and hope. By contrast, it went on: 'Let's look at what work does for us. Work keeps us from going nuts.' I sometimes wonder what would happen if our Government distributed such a pamphlet today. How long would it take for people to demand an apology? How long before the first online petition passed 10,000 signatures? For one thing, there is that incendiary world 'nuts', which...