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  • Prince Harry Chose the Processional Hymn for Meghan Markle's Entrance

    11/11/2018 3:44:57 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 11 replies
    ITV News UK ^ | 25 October 2018
    As the Prince of Wales accompanied Meghan towards the altar, where Harry was waiting, Handel’s Eternal Source Of Light Divine played. The spell-binding cantata was sung in Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel by Welsh soprano Elin Manahan and featured David Blackadder as the trumpet soloist. The Duke of Sussex has revealed he picked the poignant music his wife walked down the aisle to. Harry, speaking in the audio commentary notes for a new Windsor Castle exhibition about his wedding, said: “I was looking for something completely different and ended up stumbling across this piece of music. “Something that epitomises the...
  • Beto O'Rourke rallies with Willie Nelson, as Democrats keep eyes on Texas

    10/01/2018 12:52:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | October 1, 2018 | By JOHN VERHOVEK
    In many ways Austin, Texas, was the last place Beto O’Rourke should have been with just over a month left until a pivotal U.S. Senate election. The deep-blue city, smack dab in the middle of a deep-red state, likely doesn’t have many of the undecided voters the Democrat, whose aggressive challenge to GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has become somewhat of a national fascination, needs to win this November. So in front of a crowd estimated at 55,000 people, a truly impressive number for a U.S. Senate race, with the Austin skyline behind him, O’Rourke fired up the crowd with an...
  • Maxine Waters: Trump Is 'Racist' For Questioning My IQ

    03/04/2018 9:42:13 PM PST · by Zakeet · 78 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 4, 2018 | Amber Athey
    Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters alleged Sunday that President Donald Trump is "racist" because he questioned her IQ level. On Saturday night, President Trump addressed the annual Gridiron Club Dinner, an event that is known for its humor. Trump took jabs at his own administration and many of his rivals, and at one point joked that Rep. Waters should "immediately take an IQ test." [Snip] The California Democrat did not think the joke was funny and questioned Trump’s own mental agility before accusing him of racism.
  • The Stupidest Pro-Gun Control Argument I’ve Ever Read

    11/26/2017 1:35:11 PM PST · by Simon Green · 28 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 11/26/17 | Robert Farago
    As I said in a previous post, I read a lot of stupid sh*t on a daily basis. Our Founding Fathers wouldn’t have written the Second Amendment if there’d been “assault rifles” back in the day. Gun control advocates don’t want to take our guns away. “Arguments” that Willie Mae Samuels (above) trots out in her column The big change: Gun bless America at northwestgeorgianews.com. And then this . . . Now we have decided that guns are the answer to all of our disjointedness. Guns are the answer to all of the hate and confusion and race baiting,...
  • Trump, Finally Explained (Trump, A Dunce Like Reagan)

    12/03/2016 1:21:32 AM PST · by goldstategop · 88 replies
    New York Times ^ | 12/03/2016 | Gail Collins
    Some of you may find it disturbing that one of Trump’s chief apologists was basically saying that he talks policy like a drunk at happy hour. Some of you may hear Trump constantly contradicting today what he said yesterday and decide he’s an idiot. From now on I’m going to try to think of him as a little bit like my dog, Frieda. Frieda is extremely intelligent, but her memory is only good for about 90 seconds. When you listen to Trump’s Inaugural Address, or his first State of the Union, keep reminding yourself that he’s reserving the right to...
  • Pagan author, activist talks in Ithaca on possibilities for a more peaceful world

    10/11/2003 5:04:57 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 38 replies · 315+ views
    Ithaca Journal ^ | Originally published Saturday, October 11, 2003 | By KELLI B. GRANT
    <p>ITHACA -- With the right attitude and a bit of magic, another world is possible, according to a Pagan author and activist.</p> <p>Starhawk spoke to more than 200 people Wednesday, encouraging them to take an active role in changing the world for the better. Citing Dion Fortune's definition of magic -- "the art of changing consciousness at will," Starhawk asked people to be aware of "broken things" in today's society, such as increased corporate control and global effects of American policies.</p>
  • Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward to John McCain after Brexit: ‘You’re Next’

    06/26/2016 6:45:21 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 30 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/24/16 | Jen Lawrence
    Former State Senator Dr. Kelli Ward issued a statement targeting establishment Senator and “remain” supporter John McCain after the United Kingdom voted to “Brexit” the European Union on Thursday. Dr. Ward said in the statement: The fearmongering has failed, and the will of the British people has prevailed against elite opinion, causing heartburn for America’s ultimate establishment insider, John McCain. Just this week, John has voted to allow the federal government to prowl through our internet browsing histories without a court warrant and to deny self-defense rights based on secret lists without any judicial approval or oversight as required by...
  • A Scholar Recants on His 'Shakespeare' Discovery

    06/25/2002 11:53:32 AM PDT · by a-whole-nother-box-of-pandoras · 18 replies · 398+ views
    NY Times | June 20, 2002 | William S. Niederkorn
    June 20, 2002 A Scholar Recants on His 'Shakespeare' Discovery By WILLIAM S. NIEDERKORN n 1995 Donald Foster, a professor of English at Vassar College, made a startling case for Shakespeare's being the author of an obscure 578-line poem called "A Funeral Elegy." After a front-page article about his methods of computer analysis in The New York Times — and after his reputation was further burnished by unmasking Joe Klein as the author of "Primary Colors" — the poem was added to three major editions of Shakespeare's works. Now, in a stunning development that has set the world of Shakespeare...
  • Jeb, the Unluckiest Bush

    02/21/2016 8:03:35 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/21/16 | MATT LATIMER
    I'm feeling bad for Jeb Bush. I've never been a supporter of a third Bush presidency-having endured the highs and lows of the second up close-but I can't help but think about this coming Easter or Thanksgiving, or the next event when the whole Bush family is gathered around in one place. The Bushes may come across as kindly, low-key aristocrats. But have no doubt: They are ruthless competitors. When I worked for President George W. Bush, he was racing Karl Rove to see who could read the most books in a calendar year. His father used to challenge people...
  • Tom Cruise: My work as an actor is as hard as fighting in Afghanistan

    11/08/2013 1:39:31 PM PST · by Zakeet · 99 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 8, 2013
    Tom Cruise has never been shy about expressing his beliefs, and in a recent deposition, the actor said he believed acting was as hard as fighting a war. Cruise sat with lawyers to be deposed for his case against Bauer Publishing for stories two of its publications printed following his divorce from Katie Holmes, articles that stated he had "abandoned" his daughter Suri. During the deposition, a lawyer questioned Cruise about remarks his camp had made equating his work and inability to see daughter Suri to fighting in Afghanistan. "That's what it feels like. And certainly on this last movie,...
  • Stephen King Talks JFK, Oscars Diversity, and ‘Bulletproof’ Donald Trump

    02/16/2016 5:09:01 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 22 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 2/15/16 | Marlow Stern
    This is in some respects a political show, and we are in the throes of hands-down the most insane presidential race in history. What do you make of it, and more specifically, of the rise of Donald Trump? It seems to me that, given the relentless 24-hour news cycle, it was only a matter of time before we had a media-savvy reality star ascend to this perch. Man, I don't know! Trump leaves me speechless. When he came down that escalator to announce that he was going to run for president, I thought to myself that it was a smart...
  • Beyonce's 'Black Power' salute during Super Bowl 50 halftime show slammed by Rudy Giuliani

    02/08/2016 9:44:48 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 2/8/2016 | Jacqueline Cutler
    "This is football, not Hollywood, and I thought it was really outrageous that she used it as a platform to attack police officers who are the people who protect her and protect us, and keep us alive," he said. "And what we should be doing in the African-American community, and all communities, is build up respect for police officers. And focus on the fact that when something does go wrong, okay. We'll work on that. But the vast majority of police officers risk their lives to keep us safe."
  • Here's What's So Jarring About Hillary Clinton's Thoughts On Reconstruction

    01/28/2016 12:45:56 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Huffington Post Huffpost Politics ^ | January 27, 2016 | Ryan Grim
    And why she should listen to Killer Mike. At the the Iowa Democratic forum on Monday night, Hillary Clinton took one of the easiest questions lobbed her way -- Who is your favorite president? -- and blasted it right into the back of her own goal. She did fine with the first part, naming Abraham Lincoln, but then dipped into the history of Reconstruction, bemoaning the vengeful way in which the North targeted the South after Lincoln's assassination. You know, he was willing to reconcile and forgive. And I don't know what our country might have been like had he...
  • VIDEO: Paris Attacks - Western Politicians Are Accessories to Murder

    12/13/2015 4:03:44 PM PST · by Ray76 · 4 replies
    Liberty GB ^ | Nov 20, 2015 | Paul Weston
    If a liberal farmer deliberately puts a fox in his hen house in order to enforce farmyard diversity and bring about a multinatural utopia, who is guilty of killing the hens, the farmer or the fox? In the wake of the Islamic murders in Paris should we not be asking the question of just who are the murderers here, the Muslims for carrying out the commands of their prophet or the Western politicians who invited these medieval barbarians into our liberal democracies?
  • ‘White Friends, Pay For My Therapy’: Asian Woman Wants Whites..

    10/03/2015 10:53:14 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 39 replies
    To Pay For Years Of ‘Institutional Racism’ An Asian woman believes that she has suffered from “institutional racism” and as such, she feels that she shouldn’t bear the financial burden of therapy, but that white people should pay for it. An Asian woman has asked white people to pay for her therapy because she claims living with them makes her ill. Rinna Rem, from Portland, Oregon, says the stress of being Thai-Cambodian in a predominantly white city means she has to spend $100 a month on treatment. After suffering ‘institutional racism’ for most of her life, she decided to launch...
  • President Trump would be 'the end of the world,' says Jennifer Lawrence

    10/01/2015 8:57:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 149 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | October 1, 2015 | Nicole Sperling
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 It seems Jennifer Lawrence’s thoughts on Donald Trump echo Katniss Everdeen’s feelings toward President Snow. For the uninitiated, that means she’s not a fan. During a lively conversation with the three leads of the final installment of The Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay — Part 2, the Republican presidential candidate became the topic of conversation. “If Donald Trump becomes president, that will be the end of the world,” says Lawrence. Her co-star Liam Hemsworth feels the same: “I’ll back you up on that,” he adds. Josh Hutcherson, the third lead in the massive franchise,...
  • Face the facts people, there is no life on Mars

    07/31/2015 11:20:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 07/24/2015 | Michael Hanlon
    Suddenly, space is getting interesting again. After decades of going boldly nowhere in low Earth orbit, Man, or rather his robotic emissaries, have made some startling discoveries in our Solar System. Cold, distant Pluto is – who would have thought it? – turning out to be one of the most interesting planets (yes, it is a planet) in the Solar System. Before the New Horizons probe turned up earlier this month, astronomers assumed it would be a dull, grey cratered rock. [SNIP] If we find life of any kind out there – whether it be Martian microbes (we have several...
  • Was Donald Trump correct, inartful or something else in his comments about Mexico, illegals?, etc?

    07/11/2015 8:17:31 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 70 replies
    7/11/2015 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    From the Washington Post, presidential announcement speech, June 16, 2015: "When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs, They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people." One of the first things that I look for when perusing through comments is to look for any hard data or empirical evidence that can either scuttle or bolster the contention that was made and is now being analyzed. While the southern border of the...
  • Harf: We’re totally “perplexed” why anyone’s worried about a 20% increase in Iranian nuclear

    06/03/2015 11:03:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 6/3/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    ".....Harf pronounced herself and her team “perplexed” at the concern. “There are some real issues, serious ones that we have to resolve in these talks,” Harf responded yesterday, “but this just isn’t one of them.”
  • McConnell in Jerusalem: We Will Vote on Legislation to Review Any Iran Deal

    03/30/2015 8:13:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 3/29/2015 | Patrick Goodenough
    As Secretary of State John Kerry and his P5+1 counterparts sought to finalize the political outlines of a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday stood alongside the talks’ most vocal critic, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, and reiterated that Congress must approve any deal.