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  • Utopia in one city: Stockton

    10/22/2017 9:04:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies ^ | 10/22/2017 | Thomas Lifson
    Of all the candidates for utopia, Stockton, California would be on the bottom of my list. But a 27-year-old mayor, with the backing of a foundation, is trying for utopia, as seen by supporters of the Mommy State: Universal Basic Income. writes: Stockton, California, is about to become the first city to test government-supported universal basic income in the U.S. The program is the idea of the city's 27-year-old mayor and will be primarily funded by the basic income advocacy group Economic Security Project.
  • Transgender rapist moved to women's prison after sex change

    03/21/2017 4:41:36 PM PDT · by BestPresidentEver · 32 replies
    Jessica Winfield, formerly known as Martin Ponting, was relocated to HMP Bronzefield in Ashford, Surrey. The convicted rapist was previously held at top security Whitemoor prison in Cambridgeshire, where she was serving a life sentence. Before her gender reassignment, Winfield complained of being victimised for being a male transsexual.
  • Huh? NPR Blames ‘White Nostalgia’ for Trump on Classic Rock

    03/07/2017 8:24:01 AM PST · by rktman · 110 replies ^ | 3/6/2017 | Christian Toto
    Did you know your tax dollars support articles that all but label President Donald Trump racist? And suggest the same of your favorite singers, too? Consider a new pop culture “think piece” from NPR. The headline alone is all you need to read: “White Nostalgia Didn't Start With Trump — Just Look At Classic Rock” Suddenly, the soundtrack to our lives has been thrown under the bus, and we helped fund it. It begins, of course, with calling Trump’s signature appeal racist. For more than a year, Donald Trump has harped on white nostalgia. A hearkening back to a rosy,...
  • Autistic boy, 9, disqualified from swimming competition ‘for going too fast’

    11/28/2016 5:00:51 PM PST · by cba123 · 64 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 28, 2016 | Andy Wells
    The mother of an autistic boy claims her son was disqualified from a swimming final because he “swam too fast”. Rory Logan, nine, was competing in the Special Olympics Regional finals in Bangor, north Wales, and won the 50 metres race in 53.15 seconds – a personal best and smashing his heat time of one minute and three seconds. However, when it came to the medal ceremony, Rory, from County Antrim, was simply given a ribbon for participating instead of the gold he was expecting. Now mum Briony claims that officials told her that he didn’t get a medal because...
  • Penn State ‘Progressives’ Denounce Steep Ticket Prices for Chelsea Clinton Campaign Event

    09/09/2016 7:55:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 78 replies ^ | 9/8/2016 | Andrew Stiles
    College Progressives at Penn State University were not happy with the steep entry price to a “Conversation with Chelsea” event featuring former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton, the least successful member of the Clinton political dynasty. The event, which took place Wednesday in State College, Pa., charged $500 just to get in the door, and $1,000 for a photo with Chelsea. For $2,700, attendees would be granted access to a special reception with the guest of honor. College Progressives at Penn State really wanted to be a part of the so-called “conversation,” but quite rightly noted that $500 was a hefty...
  • RatPac Partners With the U.N. for Humanitarian-Focused Anthology Series 'In Harm's Way'(PUKE)

    08/18/2016 10:23:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies ^ | 8/17/2016 | Chris Gardner
    "Art and music don't have boundaries," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells THR about Brett Ratner and James Packer's upcoming TV miniseries (production is slated to start in early 2017) that will center on a different historic crisis each season. Brett Ratner stood on a gold curtain-lined stage built for a Rat Pack-inspired jazz band in the backyard of his Hilhaven Lodge estate just before 9 p.m. Aug. 10 and began with an admission. He had invited several hundred friends and colleagues — among them Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara, CBS Corp. chairman Leslie Moonves, Viacom's Shari Redstone,...
  • Chancellor Merkel: No link between terrorism and refugees

    08/18/2016 10:07:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies ^ | 8/18/2016 | Rick Moran
    With her Christian Democratic party facing a strong challenge from the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party in state elections on September 4, Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to tamp down fears that the refugees who have flooded the country have made Germany less safe. Merkel denies a link between increased terror attacks and the new arrivals.
  • This is how fascism comes to America(not burn-eee)

    05/19/2016 9:54:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies ^ | 5/18/2016 | Robert Kagan
    The Republican Party’s attempt to treat Donald Trump as a normal political candidate would be laughable were it not so perilous to the republic. If only he would mouth the party’s “conservative” principles, all would be well. But of course the entire Trump phenomenon has nothing to do with policy or ideology. It has nothing to do with the Republican Party, either, except in its historic role as incubator of this singular threat to our democracy. Trump has transcended the party that produced him. His growing army of supporters no longer cares about the party. Because it did not immediately...
  • Ted Cruz Was On The Maury Povich Show Yesterday

    04/20/2016 5:21:28 AM PDT · by mkjessup · 86 replies
    Barstool Sports ^ | April 19 2016 | "el Presidente"
    Photo of Ted Cruz on Maury Povich (or perhaps a mystery sister lost at birth).
  • Principal Holly Ray Says Parents Will be Arrested if they Walk Kids To or From School!(?)

    04/08/2016 11:29:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 69 replies ^ | 4/7/2016 | Scott Osborn
    Holly Ray, principal of Bear Branch Elementary in Magnolia Texas has new rules this year and they are making parents and teachers furious! Already well known to be an overbearing gestapo, Holly Ray removed the bike rack, and made the new rule at the beginning of the school year and reinforced it in March. Only way you can get to and from school is in a car or bus! Parents stay in your car! Holly Ray demands!
  • (Vanity) When USA 2019 Becomes Spain 1937, Citizen United's Blood Will Be 1st Spilled

    02/17/2016 10:39:49 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 26 replies
    Freep | 2/19/2016 | CharlesOconnell
    Ultra-Left Dems are habituated to derangement about Conservs. Now it's Cruz--Trump' s God-Talk is just old timely Pol, even Chelsea spouts it. Before it was Cruz, it was Sarah Palin Derangement Syndrome, before her it was Dubya Derangement (W). That's just preaching to the Leftist Choir. But Citizens United, now demanding answers about Bubba in N. Korea, that's a SCOTUS Decision, that was the last Dem Senate Majority's focus for overthrowing the 1st Amendment. When leftists finally own up to owning guns, start openly stockpiling and get Bill Ayers to organize national street fighting training, you know Citizens United will...
  • Chicago Seminary Launches ‘White Privilege Glasses’ Campaign(First Iowa now..)

    02/03/2016 8:58:08 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 2/3/2016 | Peter Hasson
    Chicago Theological Seminary launched a new campaign on Monday intended to raise awareness about white people's ignorance of their own "white privilege." The campaign centers around a YouTube video titled "White Privilege Glasses," in which a young white male receives a pair of "white privilege glasses" that allow him to see the world that black people see, a world in which street signs literally read "slave owner" and sneering police officers go out of their way to be physically aggressive.
  • The NBA’s Great Cat Mystery

    01/29/2016 3:25:49 AM PST · by Theoria · 16 replies
    WSJ ^ | 28 Jan 2016 | Ben Cohen
    Why one determined feline enthusiast has embarked on a quixotic journey to determine which basketball players own--or would consider owning--a pet cat. An otherwise ordinary basketball fan named Alex recognized someone walking into a recent Chicago Bulls game and thought: Wait, is that Dikembe Mutombo? Then something else occurred to him. "I thought about running after him and asking about cats," he said. "I'm really regretting that I didn't." Alex is a 34-year-old radio producer who enjoys cooking, gardening and meditation. He's also the anonymous owner of a website that, somehow, has become a cult hit in basketball circles. It's...
  • Coming soon: EPA to tackle 'light pollution'

    01/03/2016 8:06:48 AM PST · by rktman · 88 replies ^ | 1/3/2016 | Rick Moran
    For thousands of years, man has sought to ward off the dark by using light to illuminate the night. Now, EPA chief Gina McCarthy and celebrity astronomer Neil DeGrasse Tyson want to take us back a few thousand years by giving the agency the ability to deal with "light pollution." The only way to deal with light pollution is to, well, turn off the lights. This will be a boon to astronomers like Tyson who will be able to see the stars and planets a lot better. But for the rest of us, not so good. Crime will rise, accidents...
  • Dutch soldiers forced to shout 'bang' because they are out of bullets

    08/08/2015 7:04:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies ^ | 8/6/2015 | unknown
    Dutch soldiers have apparently been shouting “bang, bang” when they shoot their weapons because of an ammunition shortage.
  • The Latest: Georgia stops issuing Confederate plates(NASCAR???)

    06/27/2015 11:34:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 52 replies ^ | 6/26/2015 | unknown
    Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, says the Confederate flag is "offensive to an entire race" and should be removed from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse. Earnhardt Jr.'s comments Friday followed an announcement NASCAR made this week backing South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the flag from the Statehouse grounds. NASCAR also noted that it bars the flag symbol in any official NASCAR capacity. Earnhardt backed NASCAR's position when asked about the issue before practice at Sonoma Raceway.
  • This Man Believes He’s an Actual Leopard

    06/25/2015 9:58:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies, ^ | 6/18/2015 | Paula Bolyard
    Just like Rachel Dolezal and Bruce Caitlyn Jenner, right? In this case, it wouldn’t be difficult to disabuse Stephen of his distorted self-image. Simply drop him off in the African savannah and allow him to attend a short re-education camp with some real leopards, which can run 30 mph and have been observed taking down elands weighing 2000 lbs. He’ll be quickly reminded of his human frailties.
  • 'White privilege' chaos sweeps schools nationwide

    06/09/2015 7:00:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 6/9/2015 | unknown
    Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, a civil rights activist, founder and president of BOND (The Brotherhood Organization for a New Destiny), and author of “Scam: How the Black Leadership Exploits Black America,” in an interview with WND, slammed the teaching of white privilege in public schools as destructive to both African-American students and everyone else. Peterson stated: “These classes will make another generation of blacks feel like victims and have them believing that whites owe them. It will also continue to divide the races for years to come because whites and other non-blacks know that it’s not fair to favor one...
  • Angie's List nixes $40M project over Indiana bill

    03/29/2015 6:27:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies ^ | 3/29/2015 | unknown
    “Angie’s List is open to all and discriminates against none,” Oesterle said, “and we are hugely disappointed in what this bill represents.”
  • Florida Environmental Protection Employee’s Mental Health Questioned after Mentioning Climate Change

    03/22/2015 7:20:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 3/22/2015 | -Steve Straehley
    The administration of Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has previously ordered its employees not to mention the term “climate change” in the course of their official duties. Now, in what appears to be a further attempt at chilling discussion of the threat to the planet, a state employee has been suspended for mentioning the forbidden phrase in meeting notes and told to get a doctor’s release before returning to work.