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  • Valerie Jarrett Promises To Hurt Israel, Netanyahu “WILL PAY A PRICE”...

    03/03/2015 3:49:53 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 48 replies
    TEA Party Crusaders ^ | 3/3/15 | Juliette Washington
    ...Over Iran Nukes Speech to Congress Nobody on Obama’s staff has the power to speak this viciously and forcefully, to make crystal clear threats like this against a world leader, to the press, other than Valerie Jarrett. Plus, the sense of being so very PERSONALLY offended, so PERSONALLY invested in the President, is only going to come from Valerie Jarrett, we all know that. And lastly, the threatening language, the raging, vindictive arrogance are all Valerie’s emotional and rhetorical signatures. Take it to the bank that it was her. And it is beyond outrageous that she attacks Netanyahu as if...
  • QUIZ: Modernist Church or Communist Building?

    11/10/2014 1:44:59 PM PST · by millegan · 21 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | ChurchPOP
    Test and fine-tune your modernist-church-detection abilities against your communist-architecture-detection skills! It's harder than you think...
  • Smithsonian creates first 3D portrait of Obama

    06/19/2014 9:11:39 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 19 2o14 | BRETT ZONGKER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team at the Smithsonian Institution has scanned President Barack Obama to create the first 3D printed portrait of a sitting president. Digital imaging specialists recently created a 3D printed bust and life mask of Obama, which will become part of his presidential depictions in the National Portrait Gallery collection. Both were shown Wednesday at a gathering of inventors, entrepreneurs and students at the White House.
  • A Cruel Internet Bully Called This Boy With Down Syndrome Ugly, His Mom’s Reaction is Priceless

    04/22/2014 3:24:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    For children growing up, there is little that cuts to the emotional core like a bully calling them “ugly.” It’s a crass attack that usually reveals more about the insecurities of the bully than the beauty of the child being bullied. But it leaves a lasting impression for young children. Self-esteem issues, the loss of self-worth and a degradation of the beauty God gave each unique human being he created. Overall, it’s a loss of the celebration of the beauty of life. quinnAlthough he’s not pro-life on abortion, Jon Bon Jovi’s lyrics to the song “Ugly” are a good reminder...
  • What Names are left for Chelsea's Baby?

    04/17/2014 7:48:38 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 101 replies
    Fertile mind | 04/17/14 | Self
    Poor Chelsea. There aren't many untainted names left for her to name her baby. I think if it's a boy, she will be left with more options. For a girl, there are just so many names that dredge up bad memories. Monica is obviously out. Jennifer, no matter the spelling, simply wouldn't be appropriate. Barbra, Markie, Elizabeth, none of these appropriate. Cute baby names like Dolly or Sally won't even work. What about the great classics, like Kathleen, Linda, or Deborah? Very much out. Paula? Don't even think about it. Even some of the more ethnic and unusual names like...
  • I Look Down On Young Women With Husbands And Kids And I’m Not Sorry

    01/27/2014 4:28:25 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 208 replies
    Thought Catalog blog ^ | January 15, 2014 | Amy Glass
    Every time I hear someone say that feminism is about validating every choice a woman makes I have to fight back vomit. Do people really think that a stay at home mom is really on equal footing with a woman who works and takes care of herself? There’s no way those two things are the same. It’s hard for me to believe it’s not just verbally placating these people so they don’t get in trouble with the mommy bloggers. Having kids and getting married are considered life milestones. We have baby showers and wedding parties as if it’s a huge...
  • Have You Seen the Tacky Hip-Hop Uniforms Team USA has been Saddled with at Sochi 2014?

    01/23/2014 8:44:07 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 63 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 23 January 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Crowning achievement in Obama's comprehensive  international humiliation of the United States is here- good reason not to smile Designed by Ralph Lauren, the opening-cermony uniforms released today are garish, undignified, and downright embarrassing- or am I silly for somehow expecting them expecting to look like impressive grown-ups? To top it off, he's got 'RL' on every single item, and the sweater says 'Polo' rather than 'USA'... Don't forget the goofy hat... ecouterre   InHabitat   Freshness   h/t Michelle Fields
  • Wasserman Schultz: All-Women Team ‘Would Get This Done in a Few Hours’

    10/14/2013 2:25:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 66 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 14, 2013 - 9:28 AM | Susan Jones
    Women would do a better job than men of solving the current government stalemate, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said on Monday—because “a woman doesn’t want to ruin the person on the other side of the aisle or the table.” … Why not put Sarah Palin in the room, joked Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), who was interviewed along with Wasserman Schultz. “You know, I would argue that even if Sarah Palin were in the room, that we could find a way to get to yes, because that’s usually women’s goal,” Wasserman Schultz replied. …
  • There IS such a thing as ‘beauty sleep’: Researchers say snoring makes you look old, ugly and dopey

    09/15/2013 10:11:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:03 EST, 14 September 2013 | Ellie Buchdahl
    Getting your beauty sleep can really improve your looks—and snoring can have the opposite effect, according to researchers. A study into sleep apnea—a condition marked by snoring and breathing interruptions—has shown that people with the condition appeared less attractive, youthful and alert than restful sleepers. Sufferers who were treated for the condition also appeared more attractive—with two thirds of the patients in the study being rated more highly in photos taken after treatment than before. …
  • Miley Cyrus and Ugly Sex [VDH]

    09/03/2013 4:48:16 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 65 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/3/2013 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Was the MTV performance meant to be repellent rather than enticing? An older generation used to call the boredom of bad habits “reaching rock bottom”; the present variant perhaps is “jumping the shark” — that moment when the tiresome gimmicks no longer work, and the show is over. In a moral sense, Miley Cyrus reached that tipping point for America, slapping us into admitting that most of our popular icons are crass, talentless bores, and that our own tastes, which created them, lead nowhere but to oblivion. After all, what does an affluent and leisured culture do when it has...
  • Op-Ed: Helen Thomas - The Ugly Truth

    07/24/2013 7:10:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/7/13 | Rabbi David Nessenoff
    ..... But upon Helen Thomas’ death, TV show host Mika Brzezinski announced on MSNBC that Helen Thomas was her “role model.” CBS News decided to just change history and say that Helen Thomas said that the Jews should go back to “Europe.” CBS erased the word “Germany.” President Obama lauded Helen Thomas as a “true pioneer,” ignoring her vile anti-Jewish words that had her thrown out of his house. Newspaper obituaries trivialized her bigotry, characterizing it as a small controversy stemming from her feistiness, and newscasters’ dimples’ grinned, “Oh that Helen, ha-ha.” While every news source and the U.S. Justice...
  • Wasserman Schultz Involved in Police Altercation Outside Voting Precinct

    10/30/2012 8:12:50 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 44 replies
    The Shark Tank ^ | 10-30-12 | Javier Manjarres
    Looks like the big mouth poodle is at it again.
  • Humblegunner meets Lazamataz (caption this pic!)

    10/05/2012 9:09:55 PM PDT · by NYTexan · 470 replies
  • Indonesian Cleric Calls On Muslims To Kill U.S. Diplomats In Revenge For Mohammed Film…

    09/19/2012 3:18:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | September 19, 2012
    Via Global Post: One of Indonesia’s most notorious hardline Muslim clerics has issued a jailhouse proclamation to his faithful: feel free to mimic the coordinated attacks on America’s Libyan embassy in Indonesia.There is still speculation as to whether those attacks, which killed U.S. envoy J. Christopher Stevens, were provoked by the poorly made, anti-Islam “Innocence of Muslims” video posted on YouTube.But Abu Bakar Bashir, a cheerleader for violent jihad still in prison for organizing the 2002 bombings in Bali, is clear in stating that the film must be answered with violent reprisals.In an interview with Indonesian outlet “Voice of al-Islam,”...
  • Wisconsin labor fight started ugly, ended ugly

    06/04/2012 8:59:05 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/4/2012 | Byron York
    For some so-called progressives in Wisconsin, the threat posed by Gov. Scott Walker's policy limiting the collective-bargaining powers of some public employees has justified almost any response. Democratic lawmakers fled the state rather than allow a vote on Walker's proposal. Some teachers and other public employees abandoned their jobs to protest in the streets. Some doctors violated ethics standards by issuing medical excuses for protesting teachers who walked out on students. Unions threatened boycotts against businesses that declined to publicly side with organized labor. AFL-CIO officials equated the cause of comfortable and well-paid unionized employees with the work of Martin...
  • Why Liberal Women Don't Have to Worry About Birth Control (VANITY)

    02/23/2012 12:12:04 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 19 replies
    February 23, 2012 | Me
  • Newest Cain Accuser Was Defendant in Libel Previous Suit and Lost

    11/28/2011 5:14:49 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 158 replies · 1+ views
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/28/11 | Aurelius
    Ginger White, who today announced that she had a thirteen-year affair with Herman Cain, was the defendant in a libel suit this year. A judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Kimberly Bay, and stated that Ms. White had falsely libeled Ms. Bay. Ms. White reportedly lost the suit because she did not even bother responding to the case. Ms. Bay had also sought a temporary stalking protective order against Ms. White, citing harassing emails, texts, and defamation of character. This case, however, was dismissed. When asked about the libel suit in her interview with Fox Five, and why she...
  • Multiple News Developments on E-Cat, LENR

    11/26/2011 12:58:45 PM PST · by Kevmo · 80 replies
    Independent ECat News ^ | November 25-26 , 2011 | Various
    Andrea Rossi Replies to Brian Josephson 26 novembre 2011 By Cold Fusion News Andrea Rossi has replied to Nobel Prize winning Cambridge Physicist Brian Josephson’s demands for a scientific test of the e-cat cold fusion device. Josephson made an appeal to Rossi to have his device formally evaluated by scientists through the Ita... » Rossi Declines Italian and U.S. Government Testing Offers 26 novembre 2011 By New Energy Times Andrea Rossi, inventor of the Energy Catalyzer, or E-Cat, has declined an offer from an Italian government laboratory for independent testing of his device. According to Francesco Celani, a physicist...
  • NATO still getting it wrong in Kosovo

    10/26/2011 4:46:37 PM PDT · by Ravnagora · 6 replies
    Ottowa Citizen ^ | October 24, 2011 | James Bissett
    In the three years since Kosovo, urged on by the United States, declared its unilateral independence, there has been no final resolution of this long-festering wound in the heart of the Balkans. After the expulsion of the Serbian military from Kosovo in 1999 there was a systematic purging of the non-Albanian population and a rampage of revenge killing, and destruction. In March, 2004, the Albanian mobs burned or dynamited more than 204 Christian churches and monasteries - some of them heritage structures dating back to the 14th century. This veritable orgy of devastation was accomplished under the watchful eyes of...
  • Kathy Bates: I Want Obama ‘To Stand Up On His Hind Legs And Fight These Rat Bastards’

    10/23/2011 11:08:43 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 39 replies
    BreitbartTV ^ | 10/23/11 | Staff
  • Video: First Lady Michelle Obama Takes Aim at Jumping Jacks Record

    10/12/2011 7:01:11 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 22 replies
    My ^ | 10/11/2011 | Stacey Anderson
    <p>WASHINGTON - First lady Michelle Obama is trying to help set a world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period.</p> <p>An overcast sky and light drizzle didn't stop Mrs. Obama from leading about 400 elementary and middle-school students from Washington, Maryland and Virginia in one minute of continuous jumping jacks on the South Lawn.</p>
  • Would have been 30 burglaries, but they encountered a lion ( Philadelphia )

    09/16/2011 2:37:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    INQUIRER ^ | Sep. 16, 2011 | Mari A. Schaefer
    A pair of lesbian lovers have admitted to burglarizing 29 homes but passed up one house where they encountered a lion...Harley Rose Gifford and Britney Singleton, both 19 ...Police were continuing to check the home that reportedly held the lion. The owners are not home... The majority of thefts happened during daylight hours. The pair entered the homes through unlocked first floor windows. After they looted the houses, they either walked or took public transportation home, said Michael J. Chitwood, superintendent of police.. All of the homes were ransacked. In one burglary the pair left with a 55-inch flat screen...
  • Green with envy: Michelle Obama stuns in exotic peacock dress at Hispanic gala (Barf)

    09/15/2011 2:25:39 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-15-11 | Jessica Satherley
    While greeting a Latino audience to support her husband’s speech about opportunities for Hispanics, Michelle Obama decided an exotic gown was in order. As President Barack Obama spoke at the black-tie event, the First Lady looked stunning in the strapless raw-silk dress by U.S. designer Chris Benz. She appeared to be inspired by an Amazonian peacock as she sashayed into the Washington Convention Center with matching emerald hued earrings and classic black heels. And Mrs Obama seemed delighted with the President’s pledge to put more money in the pockets of Latino workers by the look of her ear-to-ear grin on...
  • Ugly? You May Have a Case

    08/29/2011 10:45:33 AM PDT · by neverdem · 63 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 27, 2011 | DANIEL S. HAMERMESH
    Daniel S. Hamermesh, a professor of economics at the University of Texas, Austin, is the author of "Beauty Pays," published this month.  BEING good-looking is useful in so many ways. In addition to whatever personal pleasure it gives you, being attractive also helps you earn more money, find a higher-earning spouse (and one who looks better, too!) and get better deals on mortgages. Each of these facts has been demonstrated over the past 20 years by many economists and other researchers. The effects are not small: one study showed that an American worker who was among the bottom one-seventh in...
  • The Ugly Truth Of America’s Welfare Class

    08/28/2011 11:36:58 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-28-11 | Skookum
    Engraved at the base of the statue of Liberty Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame. "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send...
  • A very ugly break-up! Man splits from Woman he met on website for the aesthetically challenged

    06/02/2011 12:11:04 PM PDT · by woofie · 46 replies
    The self-confessed 'ugly' couple who got engaged through Britain's first dating agency for the 'aesthetically challenged' have split up. Tom Clifford and Janine Walker, who shared a mutual love of junk food and TV dinners, parted company last month following a whirlwind online romance. The couple hit the headlines last October after meeting on They became engaged after only four dates and less than a month after joining the site. Mr Clifford, 37, and Miss Walker, 32, were originally planning a winter wedding near their respective homes in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, but postponed the date and have now separated. Friends...
  • The pauper's princess (Michelle Got A New Dress $2,000)

    05/27/2011 2:53:54 PM PDT · by CharlyFord · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 26, 2011 | KIRSTEN FLEMING
    As newly minted princess Kate Middleton greeted Michelle Obama in the ornate surroundings of Buckingham Palace Tuesday, it was hard to believe she was wearing a $340 dress from British retailer Reiss — a frock any commoner could buy.

    04/17/2011 2:58:04 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 309 replies
    Various | April 17, 2011 | Vanity
    HAVE YOU NOTICED THIS ABOUT MORMONS?   If you were to desire to enter the exclusive LDS-Mormon club, you would have to be agree to the church doctrine including this:   First Presidency Doctrinal StatementsIt is not only his discourses that form the basis of Joseph F. Smith's doctrinal legacy. During his presidency, several important documents signed by the First Presidency and/or the Twelve were issued that still serve as a touch stone of Latter-day Saint belief. One such document, The Origin of Man: By the First Presidency, was issued in 1909 during a time when evolution was gaining attention...
  • U pres. says religious freedom eroding, urges LDS to join ACLU

    04/06/2011 10:46:48 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 25 replies ^ | April 5, 2011
    SALT LAKE CITY -- University of Utah President Michael K. Young has a strong message for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He says freedom of religion is eroding in America and he urges Mormons to join the American Civil Liberties Union. While speaking at the annual conference of the LDS International Society on Monday at Brigham Young University, Young said religious freedom is about free will and agency. "We should be among the most passionate civil libertarians in the world," Young said. He expanded this during the question and answer period following his presentation by...
  • Priesthood Ordinances and Blessings - Mormon

    04/06/2011 11:00:03 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 43 replies
    Priesthood Ordinances and Blessings An ordinance is a sacred act performed by a man who holds the priesthood. Baptism and the sacrament are examples of priesthood ordinances. Some ordinances may be performed by brethren who hold the Aaronic Priesthood. But most ordinances are performed by Melchizedek Priesthood holders. This section gives directions that a priesthood leader should follow when performing an ordinance. Brethren who perform ordinances should prepare themselves to be guided by the Holy Spirit. They also should make sure the ordinance meets the following requirements: All ordinances must be performed in the name of Jesus Christ. All...
  • Lying for the Lord [Not the typical version / Well worth the read]

    04/05/2011 2:04:14 AM PDT · by delacoert · 10 replies
    Mormon Think ^ | Ken Clark
    "The right to lie in the service of your own interests is highly valued and frequently exercised"-Nero Wolfe I began this list when I was a full time employee of the LDS Church Education System (CES). I worked as a Seminary Principal/teacher, Institute teacher/Director, and Stake CES Coordinator from 1975 - 2002. My last assignment was brief. I signed a Letter of Agreement with CES to serve as the Director of the Pullman, Washington LDS Institute of Religion adjacent to Washington State University in July 2002. I resigned from CES a month later. I carry fond memories of the students,...
  • BYU devotional, Elder Glenn L. Pace: The divine nature and destiny of women

    03/12/2010 7:02:37 AM PST · by Colofornian · 447 replies · 3,243+ views
    LDS Church News ^ | March 9, 2010 | Marianne Holman
    Women have a sacred role in the sanctification and purification of men, Elder Glenn L. Pace of the Seventy told students and faculty during the campus devotional in the Marriott Center at BYU on Tuesday, March 9. Reflecting on the love he felt from his mother, sister, wife and daughters, Elder Pace spoke of the positive influence women have had on his life. Speaking specifically about a time when his daughter fell asleep in his arms, Elder Pace noted the comfort it must have brought his daughter to be held by her father. He realized afterward that even greater was...
  • 'Ugly' dating site marks first engagement

    10/29/2010 11:09:04 AM PDT · by Justaham · 58 replies
    UPI ^ | 10-28-10
    A British dating Web site geared toward the "aesthetically challenged" said it is celebrating its first member engagement., which launched about a year ago, said the engagement of members Tom Clifford, 36, and Janine Walker, 31, marks the first betrothal resulting from the site's services, The Sun reported Thursday. The couple, from Stow-on-the-Wold, England, first talked online in August, met in person for the first time one month ago and became engaged after only four dates. A spokesman for the Web site said Clifford and Walker will receive a free honeymoon in Borth, Wales. "This is our first engagement,...
  • Dating site caters to the 'ugly'

    08/24/2010 2:14:58 PM PDT · by GQuagmire · 104 replies · 1+ views ^ | :Aug. 20, 2010 | staff
    Howard James of London said the dating site for the "aesthetically challenged" excludes "anyone who is overtly pretty or attractive," The Sun reported, The Sun reported Friday. "It's a sad fact that up to half of the U.K. is made up of ugly people yet amazingly nobody has ever thought of providing a dating service for them," James said. "Some of these will be moderately ugly, but others will have fallen from the ugly tree and hit every branch on their way down."
  • Global warming debate gets local - and ugly (MN)

    07/24/2010 7:48:09 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 31 replies · 3+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 7-24-10 | Steve Karnowski
    A St. Paul professor touched off a bitter trans-Atlantic dispute when he posted an online slideshow rebutting a speech by a British climate change skeptic, a cyber flap that's resulted in harsh words and threats of legal action. John Abraham, a professor of thermal sciences at the University of St. Thomas, said Friday he decided he had a responsibility as a scientist to challenge remarks Christopher Monckton made during a speech last October at Bethel University in Arden Hills. "He presented science that was at odds with the understanding of the vast majority of people working in the field," Abraham...
  • Designs too good to waste

    06/14/2010 6:47:26 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 22 replies · 603+ views
    Washington Post ^ | June 13, 2010 | Blake Gopnik
    Here is a hard truth about 21st-century Americans: "You have no culture. All you guys do is buy things." That was the constant complaint that Sarah Waxman, a design student at Pratt Institute, heard during her junior year abroad. Contemplating those charges put her in a quandary: Her field was all about promoting a culture of buying. The designs Waxman submitted for class tried to lock horns with the problem. She made a cast-ceramic wallet that asks you to consider "the things that you're consuming in the act of being a purchaser." Its strange heft in your pocket, its fragility,...
  • With Helen Thomas, Ugliness Is Not Just Skin-Deep!

    06/05/2010 2:52:54 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies · 1,395+ views
    borderfirereport ^ | June 5 2010 | John Lillpop
    Helen Thomas of the Washington Press Corps has a face and voice that only a mother could truly love. Provided said mother happened to be a blind and deaf liberal, that is. Thomas has been haunting presidential press conferences for nearly 50 years. In the 50 years prior to that, she was Herman Munster on The Munsters, a role for which she was uniquely qualified because she required absolutely no make up. As the oldest living "journalist" to be on the payroll of both the DNC and UPI at the same time, one can see years of wear and tear...
  • Why do so many women wear flip-flops?

    05/28/2010 8:43:15 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 168 replies · 3,715+ views
    OK, so I'm at the Dunkin Donuts this morning, it's a rather cool spring morning, about 50 degrees. I can see my breath in the air! Yet, every woman in the Dunkin Donuts were in flip-flops! Now everywhere I go these days, it seems that the women are wearing flip-flops instead of regular shoes. Why is that? I just don't get the appeal of wearing flip flops. I can understand wearing them at the beach. And when I was in Marine boot camp (Parris Island), we were issued a pair to wear to the shower. But anywhere other then the...
  • World stocks slide on Dow collapse, debt crisis

    05/07/2010 4:32:13 AM PDT · by mylife · 18 replies · 907+ views
    AP ^ | 5/7/10 | PAN PYLAS
    World stocks slide on Dow collapse, debt crisis By PAN PYLAS (AP) – 1 hour ago LONDON — World markets fell sharply Friday following a huge sell-off on Wall Street and amid fears that Europe's debt crisis could spread and derail the global economic recovery. In Britain, where investors were grappling with uncertain general election results, the FTSE 100 index was down 53.05 points, or 1 percent, at 5,207.94 following a slide in the pound. Germany's DAX fell 71.80 points, or 1.2 percent,
  • Disappointment as US high school students snub 'lesbian-friendly prom'

    04/07/2010 7:56:09 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 448 replies · 7,713+ views
    Disappointment as US high school students snub 'lesbian-friendly prom' Senior prom fell far short of the rite of passage Constance McMillen was hoping for when she began a legal battle to challenge a ban on same-sex dates. Published: 7:00AM BST 07 Apr 2010 Constance McMillen Photo: AP The 18-year-old lesbian student said that she was one of only seven students to show up at a private party chaperoned by school officials. She said the rest of her peers went to another private event where she wasn't invited. "It was not the prom I imagined," she said. "It really hurts my...
  • Manager: Prada Japan targeted ugly workers

    03/12/2010 11:03:08 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 17 replies · 850+ views
    upi ^ | March. 12, 2010
    TOKYO, - A senior retail manager for Prada Japan alleges in a lawsuit she was ordered to eliminate employees who didn't have the "Prada look." Rina Bovrisse said Prada Japan Chief Executive Officer Davide Sesia informed her she had to eliminate 15 managerial staff workers he deemed "old, fat, ugly, disgusting or not having the Prada look," The Daily Telegraph (Britain) said Friday. Bovrisse alleges in her discrimination and harassment suit against the Italian fashion label that Sesia also asked her to lose some weight and change her hairstyle. The retail manager, who supervised staffs at 40 stores in Japan,...
  • Politics: showbiz for ugly people

    03/04/2010 3:55:48 PM PST · by FreedomFighter1013 · 10 replies · 632+ views
    Miami Comedy Examiner ^ | March 4, 2010 | Greg C.
    My mother always told me not to make fun of people because of their looks. Of course she's right, but mom's a better person than I am and I don't report to her anymore. Plus, Henry Waxman's a Democrat, so he doesn't really count as "people" according to her. Democrats are more like a collection of grievance groups teased into constituency by professional irritants such as unions, ward bosses and community organizers. So, here we submit, what is arguably the ugliest ghoul to ever roam the hall's of Congress -- and that's sayin' somethin'. Henry Waxman, D-CA. click here for...
  • Note to Joy Behar and Kathy Griffin: All Ugly Liberal Harridans are Nasty and Stupid

    02/19/2010 8:51:26 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 21 replies · 1,257+ views ^ | 02-19-10 | Ben Shapiro
    On Wednesday night, ugly harridans Joy Behar and Kathy Griffin got together to discuss myriad issues of importance to the American people, including an ode to Octomom's "crazy vagina." Seriously, this is what passes for intelligent comment these days at CNN. Wonder why their ratings are in the toilet. But one particular low moment stood out ... To read more, click here.

    12/31/2009 7:11:39 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 37 replies · 1,203+ views
    Robert Drobot | 31 December 2009 | Mrs. Last lady
  • Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years

    12/15/2009 6:24:04 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 148 replies · 4,022+ views
    Business Week ^ | Damian Joseph
    Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years A Half-Century of Automotive Eyesores By Damian Joseph Considering how many new cars are rolled out every year, it's no surprise that a few might be just plain homely. There's a chance that certain styles might become fashionable with a dash of retro hip. (Well, maybe not from the 1970s.) But for the most part, the following 50 cars will never be anything but design duds.
  • A Day in the Life of Michelle Obama (in pics)

    11/10/2009 11:48:39 AM PST · by Track-A-Crat · 10 replies · 845+ views
    Track-A-'Crat ^ | November 10, 2009 | Track-A-'Crat
    Yawwwwwwwn. Time to wake up, put on my $500+ and go for a Once that’s done comes a quick change from Shorts Outfit #1 (dog-walking gear) to Shorts Outfit #2 (tourist gear) Fun's over: now for the serious stuff. So, armed with a $900 (or was it $6,000?) handbag I'm now ready to face world leaders and their better-halves Though sparse, I spend what little free time I have after making sacrifices for everyone else tending to my lead-ridden veggie patch
  • Rosie O'Donnell and "Wife" headed for divorce

    10/21/2009 7:48:19 AM PDT · by meandog · 101 replies · 4,636+ views
    Us Magazine ^ | 10.21.09
    Rosie O'Donnell has confirmed that she and longtime girlfriend Kelli Carpenter are on the rocks. In a new interview with USA Today, she says, "We're a family. We will remain a family forever. And we are working on our issues." The 47-year-old O'Donnell -- who has been suggesting a split on her blog -- wouldn't confirm a National Enquirer report that Carpenter, 42, has moved out of their Nyack, NY, home and into Manhattan. (USA Today notes that Carpenter was not at the house during the interview.) Meet Rosie O'Donnell and other stars' surprise BFFs "We're a family, we remain...
  • Balloon Boy Klan - more Calif lib transplants infesting Colorado?

    10/19/2009 7:06:40 AM PDT · by Frantzie · 18 replies · 987+ views
    Vanity | 10-19-2009 | Frantzie
    The parents met in acting class in California?
  • Why I Like to Hire Ugly People

    09/09/2009 6:26:00 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 30 replies · 3,176+ views ^ | September 2009 | Marty Nemko
    Why I Like to Hire Ugly People How the unattractive suffer ... and can end up sitting pretty By Marty Nemko September 2009 Like beauty, “ugly” is in the eyes of the beholder. What I’m talking about here is anything in a person’s physical appearance that’s likely to keep him or her off a “most attractive” list. For me it’s my hair, or lack thereof. Many years ago, I was all set to appear six times on a daytime-TV talk show. But the producers first had one suggestion: Get a hairpiece. “Market research indicates that a man with a full...
  • From the right to bare arms to the right to bare legs: Michelle Obama caught short over her shorts

    08/20/2009 10:07:27 AM PDT · by traumer · 53 replies · 2,165+ views
    There's a lot of important issues facing America at the moment. The biggest issue, judging by the amount of noise, is the fact the First Lady made the un-president-ed step of wearing shorts on vacations. However, no-one seems to be making practical suggestions for what Michelle Obama should have worn on a hike through the hot, dusty Grand Canyon. Short trip: Michelle steps off the plane, protected by some formally-clad, and presumably baking, guards In an outcry which (almost) overshadows the the debate over the U.S. healthcare system, critics came out en masse to condemn Michelle's choice of clothing. A...