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  • Voters in Massachusetts, Vote against Democrat Senator, Elizabeth "Pocahontas" Warren.

    10/17/2018 3:01:35 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 9 replies
    Voters in the great state of Massachusetts...all of you, cast your precious votes for Republican, Geoff Diehl, who is running against, Lie Telling, Cheating, Progressive, Socialist, Communist, America Hater, Low life, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth "Pocahontas" Warren competing for a U.S. Senate seat, in the upcoming Mid-Term Elections, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 or earlier, via mail-in, absentee or early voting. Do it!! This evil woman is a lie teller & cheat and she no more belongs in Congress representing anyone, for she cares about for only, herself and her nutcase political agenda. The great state of Massachusetts should be ashamed...
  • Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thought

    10/17/2018 12:27:06 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | October 16, 2018 | unattributed
    The inscription discovered in the new excavations is nothing more than a scrawl in charcoal, likely made by a worker renovating a home. But it is dated to 16 days before the "calends" of November in the old Roman calendar style - which is 17 October in our modern dating method. "Since it was done in fragile and evanescent charcoal, which could not have been able to last long, it is highly probable that it can be dated to the October of AD 79," the archaeology team said in a statement. They believe the most likely date for the eruption...
  • The Eugenics Crusade(video)

    10/16/2018 11:47:13 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 6 replies
    PBS ^ | 10-16-18 | American Experience
    A hybrid derived from the Greek words meaning “well” and “born,” the term eugenics was coined in 1883 by Sir Francis Galton, a British cousin to Charles Darwin, to name a new “science” through which human beings might take charge of their own evolution. The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of the unlikely –– and largely unknown –– movement that turned the fledgling scientific theory of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control. Perhaps more surprising still, American eugenics was neither the work of fanatics, nor the product of fringe science. The goal of the movement was simple and,...
  • Ancient 'grand lady' skeleton uncovered in Chinese tomb

    10/16/2018 10:30:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    fox news ^ | Krysia Lenzo |
    he remains of the body were uncovered in a water-filled coffin within a tomb at Tieguai Village in China. The skeleton was buried with various other artifacts, such as a model house with miniature furniture inside and a silver pendant decorated with dragons. A sign found on the coffin said the tomb belonged to the "Grand Lady" who lived in "Ankang Commandery." While her actual name was difficult to read on the sign, the archaeologists believe it could be née Jian, LiveScience reports. One indication of the Grand Lady’s age came from the 200 bronze coins located within her coffin...
  • Vanity - Clinton, Warren & many other Democrats are self-destructing the Democrat Party.

    10/16/2018 4:07:24 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 24 replies
    Well....as I have been posting all year long and longer, the current Democrat Party is self-destructing internally from its very own Democrat Party members. Case and point, Hillary Clinton & Elizabeth Warren, But there are many others doing the exact same destruction. Included in the destroyer list should be: Obama, Biden, Booker, Hirono, Harris, Durban, McCaskill, Sanders, Blumenthal, Waters, Gillum, O'Rouke, Schumer, Pelosi, Wasserman Schultz, Menendez, Casey, Brown, Stabenow, Kaine, Nelson, etc., etc.!!! I am beginning to believe that the so-called Democrat Party "Blue Wave" is nothing more then a dream fantasy from the very start, conjured up by Democrats...
  • The Long March

    10/16/2018 2:15:21 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 2 replies
    The embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China. Known as Ch’ang Cheng—the “Long March”—the retreat lasted 368 days and covered 6,000 miles, nearly twice the distance from New York to San Francisco. ---SNIP--- It was the longest continuous march in the history of warfare and marked the emergence of Mao Zedong as the undisputed leader of the Chinese Communists.
  • Oklahoma’s Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi [Spanish Explorer's Horses Descendants]

    10/16/2018 11:31:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    AP ^ | 10/16/2018 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY
    <p>POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Choctaw Indians who were later forced out of their ancestral homelands.</p>
  • The Great Sparrow Campaign (Communist idiocy)

    10/16/2018 9:57:30 AM PDT · by NRx · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10-15-2018 | The History Guy
    In 1958 China, a public health campaign went terribly wrong. The Great Sparrow Campaign was a symbol of human folly. Millions of people perished.
  • DUers melting down over Cherokee Nation slamming Warren's(Pocahontas) fake claim

    10/16/2018 6:55:57 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 53 replies
    DU | 10/15/2018 | DU commenters
    DU Title ("Cherokee Nation: Warren's use of DNA test 'inappropriate,' 'wrong'") they posted from the Hill They are unhappy with both the Cherokee Nation and the Hill now. Typical comments (edited for profanity) Vinnie From Indy (10,287 posts) 4. XXXX this jackass named "Chuck Hoskins" Who the XXXX is he to claim ownership over anyone's lineage? LiberalFighter (36,505 posts) 36. Until Elizabeth Warren attempts to apply for Cherokee status he should STFU. He does not have any authority until then. It appears that he was trying to stir something up that he has no jurisdiction. Coventina (18,183 posts) 43. It's...
  • Harper’s Weekly – October 16, 1858

    10/16/2018 5:04:30 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 2 replies
    Harper's Weekly archives ^ | October 16, 1858
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  • Florida Election posts yesterday's "Mail-In" vote totals, GOP gains 10,000 vote lead!!!

    10/16/2018 4:48:01 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 56 replies
    Here are the official Florida Secretary Of State results for votes cast yesterday in the "Mail-In" vote activity: Republicans - 202,731 votes cast & recorded. Democrats - 162,881 Votes cast & recorded. Others - 2,465 votes cast & recorded. No Party Affiliation - 77,896 votes recorded. (Independents) Republicans have increased their "Mail-In" Ballot vote lead by 10,000 votes in one day. Their lead over Democrat Party votes cast now stands at: 39,850 votes. A trend of voting now favors the Republican heavily....but, it is still early & the early voting is yet to come. We shall soon have a clearer...
  • Ohio's Serpent Mound, an archaeological mystery, still the focus of scientific debate

    10/16/2018 12:04:05 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 29 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | October 11, 2018, Updated October 12, 2018 | Susan Glaser
    On a lush hilltop deep in Southern Ohio, a giant snake slithers through the grass, its intentions a mystery. Despite more than a century of study, we still don't know who built the Great Serpent Mound, or why. That's part of what makes a visit here so fascinating, and also a little bit frustrating. There are still questions that can't be answered through a Google search or more than a century of research. This much is known: At 1,348 feet long, the serpent is the largest effigy mound in the world -- that is, an earthen creation in the shape...
  • Important new finds discovered at Akrotiri prehistoric settlement on Santorini island

    10/15/2018 11:43:46 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    TornosNews.gr ^ | October 12, 2018 | unattributed
    Situated in the building known as 'House of Desks' -- near the spot where the exquisite golden ibex was found in 1999 -- the finds include a marble protocycladic female figurine, two small marble protocycladic collared jars, a marble vial and an alabaster vase, which were found inside clay chests of rectangular shape. According to a culture ministry statement, the finds were made under rubble inside a large and probably public building that is south of Xeste 3, near where the golden ibex now on display at the Museum of Prehistoric Thira was also found in a clay chest beside...
  • Reconstructing the history of mankind with the help of fecal sterols -- first test on the Maori

    10/15/2018 9:48:30 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 23 replies
    EurekAlert! ^ | October 10, 2018 | Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
    It is now possible to tell the story of mankind's presence and evolution on the planet by analyzing trends in soil and sediment accumulation of fecal sterols, chemical compounds which are crucial in human physiology. Scientists at Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes of the National Research Council (CNR-IDPA) have identified and dated traces of sterols within the sediments of two New Zealand lakes, thus proving the presence of the Maori people who, starting from around 1280, colonized the two oceanic islands and cleared them of forests in just a few decades...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Family Train (10/15/18 to 10/22/18)

    10/15/2018 5:07:53 PM PDT · by DollyCali · 375 replies
    FRiends and Deplorables | October 15, 2018 | DollyCali
    THE WEEK THAT WAS THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY GOOD ~ 4 MAGA rallies againVERY, VERY GOOD ~ Pastor Brunson retuns from TurkeyEXELLENT ~ Jim Brown and Kanye West BAD ~ Nikki Haley departingUGLY ~ Hurricane Michael sweeps the south VERY UGLY ~ Maxine Waters Below rallies in 4 cities!. more graphics on all at post #1 Welcome all you deplorables to this week's edition of the Dose! This is EVERYTHING TRUMP. Administration, family, frustrations, joys, winning! We welcome your research, your commentary, your personal OT sharing and your presence. Even if you do not share a lot,...
  • Untrained ‘Jane Seven’ Aborted Babies Illegally In Chicago For Years Before Roe, Members Say

    10/15/2018 4:02:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 15, 2018 | Grace Carr
    A group of women in Chicago say they operated a covert abortion network for years in the 1960s and early 1970s, skirting the then-federal ban on abortion by discreetly sending messages to one another about abortion services. “Pregnant? Don’t want to be? Call Jane,” read a 1969 newspaper advertisement from the “Jane Collective,” The New York Times reported Sunday. Formerly known as the Abortion Counseling Service of Women’s Liberation, the Jane Collective helped women have abortions before Roe V. Wade made it legal in 1973, according to TheNYT. Roe v. Wade gave women the permission to abort until the point...
  • Russia seeks to crush Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea

    10/15/2018 1:55:35 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 5 replies
    UnIan ^ | 11 October 2018 | Reuters
    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate has faced open attempts on the part of the occupation authorities in Crimea to drive it out of the peninsula or underground. In just the first year of the occupation, 38 out of 46 parishes ceased to exist, and in at very least three cases, churches were seized by the occupation regime: in Sevastopol; Simferopol and in the village of Perevalne. On October 9, Archbishop Klyment, the Head of the Church in Crimea, explained that up till now, the Russian occupation regime has been at least somewhat restrained in its offensive out...
  • Jim Jones & Harvey Milk: The Secret History

    10/15/2018 12:43:12 PM PDT · by C19fan · 39 replies
    American Conservative ^ | October 15, 2018 | Rod Dreher
    Next month marks the 40th anniversary of two landmark events of American popular culture: the assassination of pioneering gay politician Harvey Milk, and the mass suicide of 900 members of the Peoples Temple cult. If you remember anything about the mass suicide, it’s probably that cult leader Jim Jones was a fundamentalist Christian demon whose Bible-thumping berated brainwashed followers into drinking cyanide-laced Kool-Aid. Harvey Milk, by contrast, is a folk hero. The San Francisco supervisor became a gay-rights saint because he was martyred by a right-wing fanatic. That’s the received history in both cases. But according to author Daniel Flynn,...
  • Viking Ship and Cemetery Found Buried in Norway

    10/15/2018 12:06:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 21 replies
    Live Science ^ | October 15, 2018 | Owen Jarus
    Archaeologists using radar scans have detected a Viking ship buried beneath a cemetery in Norway. The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) said that the archaeologists discovered the anomaly using radar scans of an area in Østfold County. The ship seems to be about 66 feet (20 meters) long and buried about 1.6 feet (50 centimeters) beneath the ground, they said in a statement.
  • 10 Cent Beer Night

    10/15/2018 10:55:13 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | Several years ago | Youtube
    Bob Golic recounts the 1974 "10-Cent Beer Night" promotion that ended with a riot when the Cleveland Indians hosted the Texas Rangers.Video Here. Avoid the chit chat and skip to 1:25 in the vid.