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  • 2018: A Year for the (Comic) Books

    01/01/2019 6:42:14 AM PST · by Twotone · 4 replies
    American Spectator ^ | December 31, 2018 | Jed Babbin
    The year 2018 could never have achieved its record-setting level of political chaos and sheer inanity without the help of the many people and few governments that weren’t killing people, making war on their neighbors or just being annoying. January On New Year’s Day, California became the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Shortly after that, several cities created affirmative action programs meant to help minority would-be pot sellers into the business. Criminals, who usually can’t get liquor licenses, are favored. While the East Coast was being battered by a “bomb cyclone,” a winter storm so severe that frozen iguanas...
  • GAO: IRS Had 4,487 Guns; 5,062,006 Rounds of Ammunition

    12/29/2018 2:48:52 PM PST · by rktman · 66 replies ^ | 12/28/2018 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    The Internal Revenue Service had in its weapons inventory 4,487 guns and 5,062,006 rounds of ammunition as of late 2017, according to a report published this month by the Government Accountability Office. Included in this arsenal, according to the GAO, were 15 “fully automatic firearms” and 56,000 rounds of ammunition for those fully automatic firearms. The same report--"Federal Law Enforcement: Purchases and Inventory Controls of Firearms, Ammuntion, and Tactical Equipment"--says that the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services had 194 fully automatic firearms and 386,952 rounds of ammunition for those fully automatic firearms.
  • Christmas Songs

    12/19/2018 3:10:45 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 20 replies
    email | 12/19/2018 | unknown
    Since the Christmas song, “Baby it’s Cold Outside” was pulled from the Christmas playlist because someone was offended, these other holiday songs should also be on the chopping block. How did our generation ever survive? 1. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus: subjecting minors to softcore porn 2. The Christmas Song: Open fire? Pollution. Folks dressed up like Eskimos? Cultural appropriation 3. Holly Jolly Christmas: Kiss her once for me? Unwanted advances 4. White Christmas? Racist 5. Santa Claus is Coming to Town: Sees you when you’re sleeping? Knows when you’re awake? Peeping Tom stalker 6. Most Wonderful Time of...
  • 6-year-old boy forced to live as a girl while mom threatens dad for not going along

    11/28/2018 4:36:47 PM PST · by Petrosius · 51 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 28, 2018 | Lisa Bourne
    DALLAS, Texas, November 28, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A six-year-old Texas boy is being dressed and presented as a girl by his mother; at the same time, she is threatening the boy’s father legally for not going along with her plan for their son to live as a girl. James lives as a girl when with his mother, but when with his father and given the choice, the six-year-old boy lives as a boy. Jeffrey Younger is currently prohibited by court order from affirming in any way his son’s sex, including imparting Christian teaching on gender and sexuality to James. In...
  • Anatomy Does Not Determine Gender, Experts Say

    10/23/2018 1:28:56 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 179 replies
    Anatomy Does Not Determine Gender, Experts Say By Denise Grady Oct. 22, 2018 Defining gender as a condition determined strictly by a person’s genitals is based on a notion that doctors and scientists abandoned long ago as oversimplified and often medically meaningless. Researchers who have studied gender issues and provided health care to people who do not fit the typical M/F pigeonholes said that the Trump administration’s latest plan to define gender goes beyond the limits of scientific knowledge. “The idea that a person’s sex is determined by their anatomy at birth is not true, and we’ve known that it’s...
  • Violent Pro-Abortion Rally Ends With Abortion Activists Throwing Firebombs at Church

    10/19/2018 3:12:37 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 21 replies
    Life News ^ | Oct. 16, 2018 | MICAIAH BILGER
    The protest, National Encounter of Women, brought about 50,000 abortion activists to the city streets where they carried signs that read “Abort your heterosexuality” and “Church and State, separate affair.” They also called for “free, legal and safe abortions.” Some women protested topless, throwing stones and flaming objects at Our Lady Auxiliadora church, according to the report. People reportedly were inside the church praying while the violence occurred outside; there was no mention of injuries.
  • Antifa Attacks GOP Headquarters in NYC, Warns ‘Merely the Beginning’

    10/12/2018 1:21:23 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 319 replies
    FFar-left activists associated with Antifa and other radical hate groups attacked the Republican Party headquarters in New York City late Thursday evening; vandalizing the historic building and warning the incident was “merely the beginning.” The New York GOP released shocking images immediately following the assault; writing “The New York Republican New York City headquarters at the Metropolitan Republican Club was physically vandalized last evening with broken windows, spray-paint and more TThe attackers left an ominous note at the scene, saying “The U.S. government has established concentration camps around the country for Latino people, shamelessly murdering black people, and continues its...
  • Portland Police Want To Charge Driver With Crimes After Escaping Mob Protest . . . . .

    10/10/2018 6:54:11 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 104 replies
    gateway pundid ^ | 10-10-18
    As the videos from last weekend’s protest in Portland have gone viral, namely due to the dereliction of duty on the part of the Portland police allowing the violent leftist mob to take over the city, one particular video has caught the attention of police and Multnomah County district attorney Rod Underhill. The video in question shows a man in a silver car getting caught up in the protest. Apparently fearing for his safety, the man starts to drive through the protest. One genius decides he’s going to jump in front of the car and try to stop it, as...
  • WashPost Editorial: ‘Trump Is Complicit’ in Hurricane Florence’s Impending Destruction

    09/13/2018 8:15:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies ^ | 9/12/2018 | Curtis Houck
    Over inside the home of the “Democracy Dies in Darkness” slogan on Wednesday, The Washington Post’s lead editorial argued that President Donald Trump “is complicit” in the destruction being caused by hurricanes, including the forecasted pain set to be inflicted in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina by Hurricane Florence. The reasons that The Post outlined had to do with the President’s deregulatory agenda on the environment and his refusal to further President Obama’s liberal, environmentalist policy aims. The editorial first laid out the stakes for those in Florence’s path and then, by paragraph three, laid blame at the feet...
  • 'Transgender' woman mutilates herself, traumatizes husband, distresses son

    08/25/2018 11:25:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies ^ | 8/25/2018 | Ed Straker
    The WaPo published an article that was supposed to praise the so-called "transgendered" but instead is a textbook example of mental illness. Starting at age 11, [she] prayed for breast cancer. So distressing were the markers of [her] femininity that Kris Irvin – who identifies as a man and uses the pronouns they, them and their – would have welcomed abnormal cell growth in [her] "crappy and dysfunctional body." "Kris" was so mentally ill that she wanted to have cancer. Kris is so mentally ill that she refers to herself as "them." That used to be called schizophrenia; now it's...
  • Socialism is 'mainstream,' not a 'tainted' ideology: Bernie Sanders

    08/15/2018 6:13:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/15/18 | Gabriella Muñoz
    During an interview on “The Late Show,” Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders declared socialist ideas to be mainstream, after host Stephen Colbert suggested it’s hurting Democrats at the ballot box. Mr. Colbert pointed out that most of the candidates Mr. Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigned for lost their primaries. “Why do you need to call yourself socialists? Because that’s freighted with so much negativity in the United States,” the late-night comedian asked. “Maybe there’s a little taint to socialism that turns people off?”
  • Vermont Dem is 1st openly transgender candidate to run for governor

    08/12/2018 12:41:37 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/10/18 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Whether or not Christine Hallquist wins election in November to be Vermont’s governor, her campaign has made history. Hallquist is the first openly transgender woman to run for governor in the United States – a remarkable change for a woman who just a few years ago, when she was still living as a man named Dave, was terrified of letting anyone know about her gender dysphoria. “I was sure when I transitioned, I'd end up sleeping in a gutter somewhere,” Hallquist told Politico. But the former CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, rather, was greeted with overwhelming acceptance. So...
  • 'I could have died': Teen who was pushed from a 60-foot bridge by a 'friend'(trunc)

    08/10/2018 6:12:57 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/10/2018 | By Emily Crane and Anneta Konstantinides For
    Jordan Holgerson, 16, was pushed off bridge above Moulton Falls in Washington She spoke out from hospital on Thursday saying she could have easily died Jordan suffered five broken ribs, a lung injury, and several abrasions as a result In the footage she is heard saying 'no' multiple times, but her pals ignore her A few seconds later, a female friends is seen shoving Jordan from the bridge Her mother is now urging the friend who pushed her to turn herself in to police
  • Alyssa Milano accuses Russia of meddling in Ohio special congressional election

    08/08/2018 9:51:06 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-8-2018 | Tyler McCarthy
    ctress and outspoken activist Alyssa Milano sounded off on Twitter about the Ohio special congressional election and even went as far as to speculate on “Russian meddling” in the race. As the Republican candidate, Troy Balderson, appeared to take a slim victory over his Democratic challenger, Danny O’Connor, in the state’s 12th district, Milano jumped on Twitter to accuse the Russians and lament the possible outpouring of support for a third-party candidate. “You know what sucks? Because of our unwillingness to pass policy that protects our election integrity, I immediately think the Green Party votes tonight are Russian Meddling,” she...
  • Elizabeth Warren eyes 50% tax rate, says Dems will end Trump tax cuts if they take back Congress

    07/25/2018 7:25:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 97 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | July 25, 2018 | Samantha Chang
    Elections have consequences. Just Senator Elizabeth Warren, who suggested that a 50% to 90% personal income tax rate for Americans is not out of the question. Warren made the shocking admission in an interview with CNBC. Warren also promised that Democrats will end President Trump’s tax cuts if they take control of Congress in November 2018. CNBC’s anti-Trump pundit, John Harwood, asked Warren: “If Democrats take the Congress…would you like to see these corporate tax cuts repealed?” Senator Warren replied: “Yeah, I really want to see them rolled back.” Question: “Back to 35%?” Warren replied: “Well, it’s not about the...
  • A California city would jail people for handing out straws(Attack of the NannyState)

    07/25/2018 10:08:47 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-25-2018 | Andrew O'Reilly
    A California coastal city has become the latest municipality to ban plastic straws, enacting what is potentially the strictest plastic prohibition in the country. Santa Barbara earlier this month passed the ordinance authorizing hefty fines and even a possible jail sentence for violators who dole out plastic straws at restaurants, bars and other food establishments. According to the ordinance, violators on their first offense will be given a written warning notice. But the second time a purveyor of plastic straws defies the ban is when the heavy hand of the law could clamp down. In that case, the ordinance cites...
  • The 'McConnell Rule' is law, and Senate Democrats should sue to enforce it (Insanity).

    07/09/2018 7:03:33 AM PDT · by TexasGurl24 · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/9/2018 | Ken Levy
    This week, President Trump will announce his nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the United States Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised to schedule the nominee’s confirmation hearings for this fall, before the midterm elections. If and when McConnell carries through on this promise, Senate Democrats should immediately file a federal lawsuit against him for violating the so-called “McConnell Rule.” (According to this rule, as McConnell himself stated on Feb. 13, 2016, “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”) The issue — whether the McConnell Rule is...
  • Hillary blames Trump for explosion of coarseness - and compares herself to Churchill (trunc)

    06/30/2018 7:43:21 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/29/2018 | David Martosko
    She was asked by the interviewer whether she had considered helping to heal the divides in U.S. life by leaving the public stage. But clearly angered, she said: 'I'm sure they said that about Churchill between the wars, didn’t they?' The interviewer suggested it was not a 'spontaneous' reaction and Clinton quickly added: ''I mean, I’m not comparing myself, but I’m just saying people said that, but he was right about Hitler, and a lot of people in England were wrong. And Churchill was a pain. He kept popping up all the time.'
  • DC Infested with Psychopaths [semi-satire]

    06/25/2018 3:24:50 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 June 2018 | John Semmens
    A study of psychopathy throughout the United States found that the nation's highest concentration of these types of people was in Washington DC. California, New Jersey, and New York finished in second, third, and fourth place for percentage of the population qualifying as psychopaths. The study was conducted by Southern Methodist University Assistant Professor Ryan Murphy. "The District of Columbia is measured to be far more psychopathic than any individual state in the country," Murphy observed. He speculated that "psychopaths may be drawn to Washington since government offers a robust array of opportunities for individuals to exercise power over others....
  • The puppy, populism and the dance: Elections in Turkey between sanity and insanity

    06/18/2018 11:52:22 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 6 replies
    Deutsche Welle (DW) ^ | 6-18-2018 | Ece Temelkuran
    Ahead of Turkey's presidential election, author Ece Temelkuran praises her compatriots' unbroken spirit. She says it is a model for all who have begun to experience the maddening absurdity of right-wing populism. Just days before an election that President Erdogan has forced on Turkey to consolidate his power, the most heated debate on Turkish social media surrounds a photo of a maimed black puppy whose paws were cut off before it was thrown away. Most people are shocked by this extreme act of cruelty. But as with everything else these days, even this discussion took on a political dimension: Government supporters dismissed the reactions...