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  • Director James Gunn Apologizes for ‘Offensive’ Old Tweets Joking About Rape, Pedophilia

    07/20/2018 8:08:13 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    The Wrap ^ | July 20, 2018 | Thom Geier
    James Gunn, the writer-director of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise, apologized late Thursday after a series of old (now deleted) tweets resurfaced in which the filmmaker made what he admitted were “offensive” jokes about taboo topics like rape and pedophilia. “Many people who have followed my career know when I started, I viewed myself as a provocateur, making movies and telling jokes that were outrageous and taboo,” Gunn wrote in a series of tweets. “As I have discussed publicly many times, as I’ve developed as a person, so has my work and my humor.” Gunn, who apparently deactivated his...
  • ABC should fire Whoopi Goldberg...maybe not!!!

    07/20/2018 7:28:40 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 70 replies
    My first thoughts yesterday, when I saw the "Whoopie Goldberg act on the ABC TV show, The View, was that ABC should immediately fire Whoopie Goldberg, and send her to everlasting obscurity in some local rat hole, where she rightfully belongs. But...a minute later...I changed my mind, thinking, that Goldberg woman is one of the finest campaigners for POTUS, Trump in this Mid-Term election cycle. So is Obama, Clinton, Brennan, Warren, Sanders, Pelosi, Schumer, Comey, Strzok, Mueller, Rosenstein, etc. and power cannot buy what a gift these Democrat, buffoons are for our beloved POTUS, Donald J. Trump!!! Go Trumpie...MAGA!!!
  • Ecuador to hand over Assange to UK ‘in coming weeks or days,’

    07/20/2018 7:23:54 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies ^ | 7/20/2018
    Ecuador is ready to hand over the WikiLeaks founder to the UK in “coming weeks or even days,” RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan said citing her own sources, as prospects of his eviction from the embassy are back in the media. “My sources tell [Julian] Assange will be handed over to Britain in the coming weeks or even days,” Simonyan wrote in a recent tweet which was reposted by WikiLeaks. “Like never before, I wish my sources were wrong,” she continued. Simonyan's message comes, as speculations Ecuador is in talks with the UK over the future of Assange are back again...
  • Non-Profit Sues Former Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and DNC Over Dossier

    07/20/2018 6:48:11 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 7/19/2018 | Thomas - Featured Commentator
    The Coolidge Reagan Foundation, a non-profit organization, has filed a 22-page federal election complaint today with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, the Democratic National Committee, and their law firm Perkins Coie. Another target of their legal complaint is against Christopher Steele, the ex-British spy that authored the infamous, false dossier on President Trump. The foundation is focused on Hillary Clinton and Democrat insiders’ illegal use of money transfers and payments to and from Fusion GPS, which is the firm hired by Steele to compile the dossier. The brazen money transfers are in violation of...
  • Georgia Governor... Republican Primary Runoff

    07/19/2018 9:38:31 PM PDT · by Conserv · 21 replies
    The 2 most current polls have Kemp beating Cagle. 7/17-7/18 Fox 5 Atlanta/Opinion Savvy... Kemp 55 Cagle 37 (Kemp+18) 7/12-7/15 Atlanta Journal Constipation... Kemp 44 Cagle 41 (Kemp+3 )
  • The ultimate cause of the division in the nation

    07/19/2018 8:00:02 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 24 replies
    The News and a Friend | 19 July 2018 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Here is the base reason a lot of the political conflict is being stirred in our nation right now. When the Democrats had a lock on power and were able to get a lot of their people into Congress and the Federal Agencies, they had everything their way. Those Democrats along with wealthy "friends" who are running various businesses want things to stay the way they are. The all become immensely wealthy, scratch each other's backs and stay on top. If and when the people begin to realize the real game that is being played doesn't involve the people winning...
  • Mark Duplass Apologizes for ‘Disaster’ Tweet Praising Ben Shapiro

    07/19/2018 6:48:41 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 31 replies
    Variety ^ | July 19, 2018 | Ellis Clopton
    Actor and filmmaker Mark Duplass has apologized for initially praising the right-wing pundit and Daily Wire founder Ben Shapiro on Twitter and encouraging his followers to consider following Shapiro, stating that the tweet was a “disaster on many levels.” “I’m really sorry,” Duplass tweeted Thursday morning. “I now understand that I need to be more diligent and careful. I’m working on that. I want to be clear that I in no way endorse hatred, racism, homophobia, xenophobia or any such form of intolerance.” Duplass said the tweet was meant to encourage unity, but admitted “sometimes I move too quickly when...
  • Bodycam video shows cop shooting through own windshield in car chase

    07/19/2018 6:20:10 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 64 replies
    autoblog ^ | 17 July 2018 | Greg Rasa
    What you're about to see in this dramatic video is probably not a standard police tactic. The bodycam video shows a Las Vegas police officer in pursuit of a vehicle driven by murder suspects. There is an exchange of gunfire — featuring the astonishing sight of a police officer firing 11 shots through his own windshield. The SUV eventually came to a stop at the wall of an elementary school. Police fatally shot one suspect and wounded the other, who tried to escape into the school where kids were in summer session. Both men were later determined to be felons...
  • Scott Adams truth bombs the #Walkaway movement.

    07/19/2018 6:08:17 PM PDT · by 1_Inch_Group · 35 replies ^ | 3 Jul 2018 | #walkaway fansite
    Coffee with Scott Adams. On Periscope. Episode, "Scott Adams talks about civil war, #walkaway, The weed poison pill, Mike Lee, eliminating ICE"
  • Famous Veteran: Clinton Eastwood Jr. USARMY, Cpl

    07/19/2018 5:48:09 PM PDT · by eastforker · 22 replies
    TWS ^ | 2016 | TWS
    In October 1951 while Clint was on leave, he was a passenger on a Douglas Torpedo Bomber heading back to his base. The bomber experienced some major problems and had to ditch at sea just north of San Francisco about a mile or so off Point Reyes. Clint survived the crash and had to swim about three miles to safety! A map in included among the pictures we have posted here on his profile page.
  • Weinstein lawyers claim actress Judd made sexual 'deal' with disgraced mogul

    07/19/2018 5:42:56 PM PDT · by fungoking · 48 replies
    France24 ^ | 7/19/18 | Staff
    Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are calling on a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit from actress Ashley Judd -- who accuses the disgraced mogul of torpedoing her career -- on the grounds that she had made a sexual "deal" with him. The 50-year-old actress says the once-influential Hollywood producer sabotaged her career by convincing Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson not to cast Judd after she rejected Weinstein's sexual advances. Player France 24 Mobile – International News 24/7 france24 FRANÇAISESPAÑOLعربي TOP STORIES SHOWS VIDEOS FRANCE AFRICA MIDDLE EAST EUROPE AMERICAS ASIA / PACIFIC SPORTS BUSINESS / TECH CULTURE ENVIRONMENT DOCUMENTARIES...
  • The Dolphins could suspend players for kneeling during the national anthem

    07/19/2018 5:26:54 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | July 19, 2018 | Liz Roscher
    For the Miami Dolphins, the NFL’s anthem policy isn’t enough. The team is going a step farther in punishing players who kneel during the national anthem. According to the Associated Press, a team discipline document now includes a section on “Proper Anthem Conduct.” It classifies anthem protests under a large list of ”conduct detrimental to the club,” all of which could lead to a paid or unpaid suspension, a fine or both. Punishment for players can be up to four games, the Associated Press reported. However, it’s rare for players to be suspended for that long.
  • ‘Clean up after yourselves’: San Francisco mayor plans to ask homeless nicely not to poo in streets

    07/19/2018 12:24:45 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 99 replies ^ | 7/17/2018 | Staff
    San Francisco's mayor has an idea to stop the homeless pooping in the street: ask them to stop - or to at least clean up. She blames charities for San-Fran’s poo-gate, saying they should teach people to “respect the community”. The city is in crisis - vagrants brazenly use drugs on the streets and trash is strewn across footpaths and roads… but watch where you step, as you could also find yourself ankle-deep in human poop. After reports showed that complaints about human feces have doubled in the last three years, the newly-minted mayor, London Breed, pledged to tackle the...
  • Retire on a Sailboat – From Just $1,000 a Month

    07/19/2018 10:29:09 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 125 replies
    International Living ^ | 5/30/2014 | Jason Holland
    You’ve just weighed anchor on another night of bliss, lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of your sailboat in the calm sea. Before you is a small cove lined by craggy cliffs. Clear blue waters end at a white-sand beach. You’ve had it all to yourself for the last week. It was supposed to be just an overnight stop. But it was so beautiful, you decided to stick around. After a quick dip, you’re enjoying a cup of coffee and a light breakfast on deck as you contemplate which island paradise you’ll go to next. This life could be...
  • Waitress "tackles" customer who groped her butt

    07/19/2018 10:17:18 AM PDT · by Conserv · 43 replies
    Tackle is too strong of a word, but she definitely put him in his place.... until cops arrived and he was hauled off to jail.
  • Obama boasts: “I’m surprised how much money I got”

    07/19/2018 9:43:49 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 46 replies
    World Socialist Web Site ^ | 7/19/2018 | Barry Grey
    The corporate media has overwhelmingly praised Barack Obama’s speech in Johannesburg on Tuesday at an event commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, calling it an “impassioned” defense of democracy, tolerance, equality and the liberal capitalist world order established after World War II. The reports have singled out Obama’s muted and indirect criticisms of Donald Trump’s “strongman politics” and the “utter loss of shame among political leaders” who are “caught in a lie and just double down and lie some more.” No notice is being taken in the press reports of two points in the rambling, 90-minute...
  • Ives demands that no taxpayer money goes to building Obama Center Library

    07/19/2018 7:12:52 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 28 replies
    Dupage Policy Journal ^ | 6/21/2018 | Danielle Pacey
    Illinois Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is adamant that she does not want taxpayers to have to pay for anything related to the Obama Center Library, which is scheduled to be built in Jackson Park on Chicago's Southside. "No tax money should be spent on the Obama Center," Ives recently told the DuPage Policy Journal. The $38.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2019 that was recently passed by the Illinois General Assembly included what was initially reported as $172 million earmarked for road work around the area where the Obama Library is being built. A recent Washington Examiner article, however, claims...
  • Brilliant Trump tactic to sink the Russian collusion ship [vanity]

    Watch the interview at the source if you missed it. But from my perspective this is a most brilliant manner of contending with the media and the deep state: Agree with them. This was the result of the one-on-one with Putin.

    07/19/2018 5:51:33 AM PDT · by knarf · 94 replies
    self ^ | July 19, 2018 | knarf
    FReepers know everything ....
  • North Carolina DMV OKs license plate honoring woman's wife

    07/19/2018 5:11:17 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 21 replies ^ | 7/18/2018 | Staff
    GREENVILLE, N.C. — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles approved Wednesday a woman's request for a specialty license plate to honor her wife after initially turning her down. The NCDMV initially told Amy Bright of Greenville, who requested a plate reading "LSBNSNLV" for "lesbians in love," that it had the right to deny any license plate it deems "offensive to good taste and decency." DMV Commissioner Torre Jessup said Wednesday he approved the plate, saying it was a mistake to reject it in the first place. Jessup said in a statement that he left a voice message for Bright...