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  • Homophobic Men are Aroused by Gay Male Porn (Barf alert) Dated 2011

    08/07/2018 6:39:14 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 50 replies
    Psychology Today ^ | Jun 09, 2011 | Nathan A Heflick
    Even a man who thought that women want to have sex with their fathers, and that women spend much of their lives distraught over their lack of a penis, is right sometimes. This person, the legend that is Sigmund Freud, theorized that people often have the most hateful and negative attitudes towards things they secretly crave, but feel that they shouldn't have. If Freud is right, then perhaps men who are the most opposed to male homosexuality have particularly strong homosexual urges for other men. One study asked heterosexal men how comfortable and anxious they are around gay men. Based...
  • ‘Murphy Brown’ Creator Diane English Says She May Need Protection As Series Returns To CBS

    08/05/2018 4:58:58 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 93 replies
    Deadline ^ | August 5, 2018 | Lisa de Moraes
    Murphy Brown creator Diane English says she may need to get security protection as she works on the return to CBS of the biting political comedy series. “I might have to have some protection,” English told reporters in a scrum after her show’s Q&A panel at TCA. “I’m not kidding.” English referenced the “scary times” in which the show is coming back with original episodes after two decades. The very first episode, which takes place on November 8, 2016, “really sticks our head into the lion’s mouth,” said star Candice Bergen, boasting, “This show has no fear of anyone.” These...
  • Conservative columnist: Sanders should be shunned after White House job

    08/05/2018 2:55:32 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 100 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/05/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    Conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin tore into White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Sunday, saying she should be shunned from her next job for her false and misleading claims. “Sarah Huckabee Sanders is so concerned that people aren’t nice to her,” Rubin told MSNBC’s Joy Reid on "AM Joy." “And people like me think that — not that she should be harassed — but that she should be shunned. The reason is that she lies.” “She attacks our free press and no respectable employer should hire her after this term,” Rubin continued. “Also, no university and no...
  • NBC's Katy Tur confronts Trump over press: 'Do you have to put our lives in danger?'

    08/04/2018 2:14:50 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 78 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 3, 2018 | Brian Koerber
    The Trump administration has started an all-out war with the nation's free press, and journalists aren't taking it lightly. "Yeah, we get it, you don't like us. Fine. But do you have to put our lives in danger?"
  • Headlines They Wish They Could Write, Episode 2

    08/02/2018 10:52:07 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 25 replies
    Original content | 8/2/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz
    Today, we heard from CNN, who decried Trump and his supporters for insulting and heckling them ... and repeated the oft-inferred comparison to fascism and Nazism. Iexpected these headlines: CBS: “Trump Criticized For Resisting Our Narrative; Experts Shocked” NYT: “Evil Racist Ignorant Fascist Bastard Trump Accuses Media of Bias” NBC: “Without Any Provocation, Trump Wildly Lashes Out At News Groups” CNN: “DEATH TO ANYONE WHO ACCUSES US OF INCITING VIOLENCE!” MSNBC: “What A Nazi Trump Is. F&$^ Him. What A C*$&*$&#R.” I didn't make it a daily thing, that would be forced. I'll make a new episode when warranted.
  • Star Wars Remake Planned With Deep-South Accents! (humor)

    07/31/2018 2:14:46 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 86 replies
    Just some fun stuff! | 7/30/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz and humblegunner
     Darth Vader: "Lewk! Ah am yer Pappy! Bless yor heart, y'all KNOWS it t'be true!" Darth Vader: "Alla Y'all leave dat t'me!" Obi Wan: "Darth, if'n y'all knock me on my butt, Ima come back ELEVENTY times as powahful!" Luke: "Butter mah biscuits! Dat ain't sew hard! I usta shewt wamp-rats that were 'bout that big!" Darth Vader: "Alla y'alls lack of faith PISSES ME OFF!" ObiWan (offscreen): "Use that dang ol' force, Lewk! You inbred sumbitch!" C3PO: "Best let that dang Wookie win, Bubba. He'll tear yew up!" Yoder: "TRY? Bull flops, son. Git up an' DO that thang!"...
  • NY Slimes: How Trump Lost Re-election in 2020

    07/29/2018 7:12:05 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 47 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | July 29, 2018 | David Leonhardt
    Last week, my colleague Bret Stephens imagined a news article on the morning after President Trump’s re-election. Today, I imagine a different outcome. In the end, it was a lot simpler than it often seemed. Donald J. Trump, who spent much of the past four years as a historically unpopular president, lost his bid for re-election Tuesday. His approval rating hasn’t approached 50 percent since he took office, and neither did his share of the vote this year. In an era of deep national anxiety — with stagnant wages, rickety health insurance and aggressive challenges from China and Russia —...
  • Washington Compost: Help us identify Trump’s unknown golf partners

    07/28/2018 9:45:34 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 35 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | July 28, 2018 | Philip Bump
    In the flood of stories about how people close to President Trump sought to leverage their relationships for personal gain earlier this year, one story didn’t attract as much attention as it might otherwise have. That was the story about how Republican Party fundraiser Elliott Broidy, then already in the news for a more titillating reason, had allegedly tried to deliver a prized encounter for one of his clients. Broidy’s private defense company was seeking a contract with the government of Malaysia and its prime minister, Najib Razak. Apparently, to build a better relationship with Najib, Broidy attempted to set...
  • Maxine Waters Suggests in Church Sermon That She Was Sent by God to Stop Trump

    07/26/2018 9:43:24 PM PDT · by Innovative · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 26, 2018 | Fox News
    'When God sends you to do something, you just do it!' Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has been one of President Trump's most outspoken critics, recently going so far as to encourage people to publicly harass members of the Trump administration. On Sunday, however, Waters suggested in a church sermon in Los Angeles that she's on a divine mission to stop the president, blasting the Trump administration on a range of issues.
  • Alberta man legally changes sex for cheaper car insurance

    07/26/2018 9:26:41 PM PDT · by 1_Inch_Group · 26 replies
    calgarysun.com ^ | 26 Jul 18 | Tristin Hopper
    'I am now a woman … I now pay $1100 less for auto-insurance. I won. The end,' wrote the unidentified man in a Reddit post An Alberta man has legally changed his gender purely to benefit from the lower car insurance rates offered to women. “I didn’t feel like getting screwed over any more,” the man, identified only as “David,” told CBC this week. For more than three years, Alberta has been among several provinces in which residents can legally change the sex on their birth certificates without providing evidence of genital surgery.
  • A Chicago mayoral candidate hands out cash. So what's wrong here?

    07/26/2018 5:28:14 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/25/2018 | John Kass
    Chicago Democrats have been buying votes with taxpayer money since the first alderman crawled out of the primordial mud, stood upright, put on a suit and got himself indicted. But now that mayoral candidate Willie Wilson gives out his own cash—$40,000 of it—our public moralists are wagging their fingers at the poor man. He thinks they’re lunatics. And I agree. Some are friends of mine, but on this topic, they’re just wrong. “What’s with some of these lunatics criticizing me? That’s my money I’m giving away,” Wilson told me. “My dollars that I’m spending. They’re lunatics to get upset. They’re...
  • Top analyst: Dems now favorite to take House in midterms

    University of Virginia political analyst Larry Sabato says Democrats for the first time are the favorites to retake control of the House in this year's midterm elections. Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the university's Center for Politics, said Tuesday that Democrats are now "soft favorites" for control of the chamber. "[F]or most of this election cycle the generic ballot has shown a consistent Democratic lead that suggests a very competitive battle for the majority. A high number of open seats — the highest number of any postwar election save 1992 — give Democrats many more targets...
  • Next comes impeachment? Top political prognosticator says Democrats are favored to wipe...

    07/24/2018 6:49:23 PM PDT · by ZagFan · 111 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7-24-2018 | Geoff Earle
    Democrats are now 'soft favorites' to take the House, according to an analysis by University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato and his team. The latest periodic installment of Sabato's 'Crystal Ball' newsletter handicapping congressional the elections shifts 17 House races in the direction of Democrats. Race-by-race rankings are moving several GOP incumbents into the tossup category. Among them are Texas Rep. John Culberson, Illinois Rep. Peter Roskam, Indiana Rep. Steve Chabot, and Iowa Rep. David Young.
  • Exclusive: CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

    07/24/2018 6:30:33 PM PDT · by blueyon · 108 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 7/24/18 | By Chris Cuomo, Kara Scannell and Eli Watkins, CNN
    (CNN)Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair Trump had with her years earlier, according to the audio recording of the conversation aired exclusively on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time." The recording offers the public a glimpse at the confidential discussions between Trump and Cohen, and it confirms the man who now occupies the Oval Office had contemporaneous knowledge of a proposal to buy the rights to the story of Karen McDougal, a woman who has alleged she had an...
  • Exclusive: CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

    07/24/2018 6:10:57 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 58 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 7/23/18 | Chris Cuomo, Kara Scannell and Eli Watkins,
    "I need to open up a company for the transfer of all of that info regarding our friend David," Cohen said in the recording, likely a reference to American Media head David Pecker. Trump interrupts Cohen asking, "What financing?" according to the recording. When Cohen tells Trump, "We'll have to pay." Trump is heard saying "pay with cash" but the audio is muddled and it's unclear whether he suggests paying with cash or not paying. Cohen says, "no, no" but it is not clear what is said next. No payment was ever made from Trump, Rudy Giuliani, the President's attorney,...
  • CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

    07/24/2018 6:07:59 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 66 replies
    Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair Trump had with her years earlier, according to the audio recording of the conversation aired exclusively on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time." The recording offers the public a glimpse at the confidential discussions between Trump and Cohen, and it confirms the man who now occupies the Oval Office had contemporaneous knowledge of a proposal to buy the rights to the story of Karen McDougal, a woman who has alleged she had an...
  • Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels’ Husband Files For Divorce

    07/23/2018 11:14:20 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 194 replies
    dfw.cbslocal.com ^ | July 23, 2018 at 12:04 pm | Staff
    FORNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – The woman at the center of a political scandal – Stormy Daniels – will soon join the single life. Her husband Glen Crain filed for divorce last week. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford lives in Forney. Her attorney, Michael Avenatti tweeted that Daniels’ is vehemently disputing the accuracy of the filing. Avenatti also said Daniels is asking for privacy. “My client Stormy Daniels and her husband Glen have decided to end their marriage,” Avenatti began in his tweet. “A petition for divorce was filed last week, the accuracy of which is vehemently disputed,” He continued....
  • Maddow: ‘Feels Very Palpable’ ‘That the President Is a Foreign Agent’

    07/21/2018 8:30:54 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 21, 2018 | Ian Hanchett
    On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” MSNBC host Rachel Maddow stated that “The worst case scenario that the president is a foreign agent suddenly feels very palpable.”
  • From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered (barf)

    07/18/2018 7:55:06 PM PDT · by bitt · 52 replies
    nyt ^ | 7/18/2018 | david sanger matthew rosenburg
    WASHINGTON — Two weeks before his inauguration, Donald J. Trump was shown highly classified intelligence indicating that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia had personally ordered complex cyberattacks to sway the 2016 American election. The evidence included texts and emails from Russian military officers and information gleaned from a top-secret source close to Mr. Putin, who had described to the C.I.A. how the Kremlin decided to execute its campaign of hacking and disinformation. Mr. Trump sounded grudgingly convinced, according to several people who attended the intelligence briefing. But ever since, Mr. Trump has tried to cloud the very clear findings...
  • Study: Climate change could kill your internet in 15 years

    07/17/2018 5:50:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 86 replies
    Fast Company ^ | July 17, 2018 | Melissa Locker
    Want to get a whole bunch of people to really, really care about climate change and rising sea levels? Tell them their internet is at risk. In a new study, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon found that thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable are at risk of drowning under the rising seas. This isn’t something that will happen in the distant future, but could be a reality in just 15 years, the study suggests. Better backup your Tumblr. The peer-reviewed study combined data from the Internet Atlas, the map that keeps track...