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  • The Constitution of the United States

    07/21/2018 11:45:22 PM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 2 replies
    National Archives ^ | We the People of the United States
    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article. I. Section. 1. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. Section. 2. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of...
  • Elon Musk is a total fraud

    07/21/2018 11:40:05 PM PDT · by deek69 · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7-21-2018 | Maureen Callahan
    One disastrous tweet has finally revealed Elon Musk for what he is: a fraud. Enraged that a British cave diver called his idea to rescue the Thai soccer team for what it was — “a p.r. stunt [with] absolutely no chance of working” — Musk took to Twitter and called him a “pedo.” Just like that, Tesla’s market value plummeted by $2 billion.
  • Glenn Beck Defends James Gunn After Disney Firing over Child Rape Tweets: ‘We All Make Mistakes’

    07/21/2018 10:45:30 PM PDT · by MNDude · 29 replies
    Radio talker Glenn Beck put forth a defense of disgraced Disney movie director James Gunn, who was fired due to years of “jokes” about child rape. Beck took to Twitter to back Gunn despite his many vile posts about pedophilia. “I will stand for you. We all make mistakes, we must come together as each of us grow and change,” Beck said to Gunn. “Forgive others in hope that they will forgive themselves and others too. Reach beyond your comfort zone and be kind. You don’t need my forgiveness J.G, but I offer friendship.”
  • Parents Let 'theybies' Decide Their Own Gender

    07/21/2018 9:23:52 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 19 replies
    kfi640am ^ | 7/20/18 | Arianna Marie
    A July 19 NBC news article showcased a particular family who has decided to raise their young fraternal twins as gender-less beings who can decide to be whichever gender they so desire. Zyler and Kadyn, 3, are being raised by their parents, Nate and Julia Sharpe, as "theybies"-children being brought up without gender designation from birth. “A theyby is, I think, different things to different people,” Nate Sharpe told NBC News. “For us, it means raising our kids with gender-neutral pronouns — so, ‘they,’ ‘them,’ ‘their,’ rather than assigning ‘he,’ ‘she,’ ‘him,’ ‘her’ from birth based on their anatomy.”
  • 2 Guerneville men sentenced for stealing Pride Flag

    07/21/2018 8:55:13 PM PDT · by rey · 22 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 21 July 2018
    Two Guerneville men have received suspended jail sentences and have been ordered to complete community service after their convictions for stealing the Pride Flag this spring from the town’s plaza. Michael Thomas Campos, 35, pleaded no contest Friday to stealing the flag, according to a press release from the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office. Judge Chris Honigsburg placed Campos on three years probation and ordered him to complete 80 hours of community service cleaning the Russian River. Vincent O’Sullivan, 55, earlier was found guilty by a jury of his role in the flag’s theft. Commissioner Mark Urioste earlier this month...
  • America’s Derangement Syndrome A Danger To World Peace

    07/21/2018 8:16:08 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    It is significant that Presidents Putin and Trump have both spoken out against “haters” among America’s political establishment who would rather see conflict between Russia and the United States instead of a normalization of bilateral relations. Following their landmark, successful summit this week in Helsinki, Putin and Trump separately made public comments deploring the hostile hysterical reaction emanating from broad sections of the US political establishment and its dutiful, controlled news media. Speaking in Moscow to his diplomatic corps, President Putin warned that there were “powerful forces” within the US which are ready to sacrifice the interests of their country...
  • Why the Christian Right has embraced Putin

    07/21/2018 7:42:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/21/18 | Jeff Sharlet
    Last week’s arrest of Marina Butina, the 29-year-old operative who allegedly wielded sex as a weapon to spy for Russia, revealed not one but two channels into American power pursued by Russian intelligence. We’ve known for a while now that the Russians have attempted to use the NRA, and America’s love affair with guns, to shape the nation’s politics. But Butina’s other “backdoor” was more surprising: the faith community, which she infiltrated through the National Prayer Breakfast. The annual National Prayer Breakfast dates back to 1953, and every US president since Eisenhower has regularly attended, along with much of Congress,...
  • Fort Myers officer in surgery after being shot

    07/21/2018 7:40:40 PM PDT · by pnz1 · 14 replies
    A Fort Myers police officer is in surgery after being shot Saturday evening. The public information officer for the department said the officer is seriously injured. The suspected shooter was also injured and in custody, Police Chief Derrick Diggs said. Heavy police presence, including more than 20 squad cars from both FMPD and the Lee County Sheriff's Office, marked where the shooting happened near the Marathon gas station on MLK Blvd at Flint Drive.
  • Whoopi: Judge Pirro Said Something After Yesterday’s Segment That I Can’t Repeat On The Air

    07/21/2018 7:37:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/21/2018 | AllahPundit
    We’re barely 24 hours in and already this feud is magical and destined to get more so since Pirro’s own show will air tomorrow night on Fox and doubtless she’ll rant about it at length.The only reason it’s not already the greatest feud in the history of “The View” is because Rosie and Elisabeth Hasselbeck once clashed over whether the “official story” of 9/11 is true and, well, nothing’s going to top that. Unless they have Pirro back on and somehow an argument over whether the Holocaust happened breaks out.Page Six describes what happened yesterday: The trouble, sources told...
  • 'As a former KGB spy, he knows how to manipulate': Hillary Clinton hints that Putin played Trump

    07/21/2018 7:01:35 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 73 replies ^ | 7/21/18 | Keith Griffith
    Full title........................'As a former KGB spy, he knows how to manipulate': Hillary Clinton hints that Putin played Trump during the Helsinki summit and questions why the president has not 'spoken up for our country'..........'What does all this mean? It's fair to say that it means that this was a very wrong, and unfortunately successful, cyber attack on our electoral system,' the former Democrat presidential candidate replied.
  • DOJ Releases Carter Page FISA Applications

    07/21/2018 6:52:28 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 27 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10:30 PM 07/21/2018 Chuck Ross | Reporter | Chuck Ross | Reporter
    DOJ has released 412 pages of top-secret documents related to surveillance conducted against former Trump campaign chairman Carter Page.Documents include an Oct2016 application and three renewal applications for FISA warrants against Page.The NYT and other news outlets obtained the applications through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.“The FBI believes Page has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian government,” reads the FISA application.“the FBI believes that Page has been collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government,” reads the initial FISA application, dated Oct. 21, 2016. The DOJ and FBI obtained 3 additional FISAs in Jan,Apr,Jun 2017.The application also...
  • How dirty politics and attacking Israel worsened South Africa’s dangerous water-shortage crisis

    07/21/2018 6:46:58 PM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    Financial Post ^ | February 22, 2018 | Lance Berelowitz
    Israeli technology could have helped make a difference but the government effectively boycotts Israel News reports have been covering the looming water-shortage crisis in Cape Town, South Africa’s second-largest city. The focus of the stories, understandably, has been on the likely consequences, scary as they are. What they don’t discuss are the deeper political causes of this shocking situation, in which a major developed city and global tourist destination is about to run out of water. The immediate cause is a devastating drought, now in its third year in the Western Cape province, of which Cape Town is the capital...
  • Five Chinese map apps ordered to stop obtaining irrelevant personal data

    07/21/2018 6:34:53 PM PDT · by vannrox · 3 replies
    China Daily ^ | 18JUL18 | editorial staff
    Three dominant Chinese map app companies announced recently they’d put a stop to requiring users to share unnecessary personal information primarily around text messages and contact lists, a privacy issue revealed in a 2018 report regarding privacy concerns on mobile map apps. The report, by Shanghai Consumer Council released on July 18, revealed that five map mobile apps, including AutoNavi, Baidu Map and Tencent Map, all seek to solicit sensitive personal data from users considered irrelevant for the apps to perform. In response, the three companies said they’d release new versions that removed requests for collecting users’ irrelevant personal information,...
  • Actor Michael Ian Black’s Tweets About Child Molestation Resurface

    07/21/2018 6:18:20 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 22 replies
    A series of old tweets by actor-comedian Michael Ian Black about child molestation are raising eyebrows after Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn was fired Friday from Disney for similar jokes making light of pedophilia. Black’s controversial tweets are filled with sexual innuendos about children, including so-called jokes about having sleepovers with young girls and having “quick” intercourse with a baby.
  • Bernie Sanders says Trump "sold the American people out" in Putin summit

    07/21/2018 5:57:05 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 65 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | 21 JULY 2018 | CBS NEWS
    Sen. Bernie Sanders said President Trump "sold the American people out" last week in Helsinki, Finland, during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Vermont senator made the remarks in a joint interview with breakout Democratic Party star and candidate for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The interview will air Sunday morning on CBS News' "Face the Nation." Asked whether Mr. Trump should withdraw an invitation to Putin for a second meeting in Washington this fall, Sanders said it's "hard to comment on anything that Trump says because he could change his mind tomorrow."
  • Between the Lubyanka rock and the Langley hard place

    07/21/2018 5:37:10 PM PDT · by WWII_Historian · 2 replies
    Gary Gindler Chronicles ^ | July 21, 2018 | Gary Gindler
    Putin’s condition for Americans interrogating Russian operatives would be that Russian interrogators would also be able to come to America with the privilege of interrogating American operatives. At the same time, Putin said that some U.S. intelligence agents were involved in the transfer of $400 million from Russia to Hillary Clinton’s campaign (the next day Putin corrected a slip of the tongue – thousands, not millions of dollars). The unprecedented arrival of Russian investigators to America and interrogation of secret agents of the FBI or the CIA is what Obama’s Deep State has in fact achieved. Trump was not ready...
  • Trump And Iran

    07/21/2018 5:29:00 PM PDT · by Pavegecko · 6 replies ^ | 7/21/18 | Nikoo Amini
    The Iranian regime is used to saber rattling. This comes naturally to a regime that has sat at the negotiation table for more than three decades signing deals with other countries while failing to keep its promises, broken promises that have gone unpunished. Now in the current status quo, Iran’s saber rattling is a front for its bewilderment in terms of which policy to follow to prolong its life... This is an analysis piece...
  • Gunman 'takes hostages and opens fire' inside a Trader Joe's in Los Angeles after he was chased

    07/21/2018 5:19:49 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 36 replies ^ | 7/21/18 | Hannah Moore
    Full title...................Gunman 'takes hostages and opens fire' inside a Trader Joe's in Los Angeles after he was chased by cops for 'shooting his girlfriend and grandmother'.....................A hostage situation is underway at a Trader Joe's in Silverlake, Los Angeles after a man being chased by police jumped out of their car and ran into the store on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle was seen wrapped around a pole and police rescued a woman left inside. Law enforcement sources told the Los Angeles Times the woman is his girlfriend, and he had fired at officers before he ran inside the supermarket. LAPD told...
  • There Is a Revolution on the Left. Democrats Are Bracing. [Barf.]

    07/21/2018 5:06:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | July 21, 2018 | Alexander Burns
    For Rachel Conner, the 2018 election season has been a moment of revelation. A 27-year-old social worker, Ms. Conner voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primaries, spurning the more liberal Bernie Sanders, whom many of her peers backed. But Ms. Conner changed course in this year’s campaign for governor, after concluding that Democrats could only win with more daring messages on issues like public health and immigration. And so on a recent Wednesday, she enlisted two other young women to volunteer for Abdul El-Sayed, a 33-year-old advocate of single-payer health care running an uphill race in Michigan to become...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ BE HAPPY ~ 22 July 2018

    07/21/2018 5:02:53 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 78 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            BE HAPPY "Don't worry. Be happy" I'm sure everyone has heard that song on the radio at one time or another. But I wonder if we ask ourselves, "Are we happy?" I don't mean that we should be constantly ecstatic or exuberant, but HAPPY, full of that deep down inner contentment which persists even in the midst of trials and tribulations? Because we are the children of God, God is concerned and cares for us. Whatever our real needs, we can rest assured that God will fulfill them, albeit in His own time and accordance...