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  • Trump Impeachment Calls Surge as President Faces ‘Most Serious Scandal’ in U.S. History

    06/10/2017 6:02:23 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 122 replies
    Newsweep ^ | 6-10-2016 | Jason Lamiere
    Amid James Comey’s damning testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, calls for President Donald Trump to face impeachment proceedings are surging. In the past 48 hours, two of the leading Trump resistance groups have called for the first time for the impeachment process to start against Trump on charges of obstruction of Justice.
  • Stars of MasterChef Junior sing in adorable Super Bowl ad [Michelle Obama "Guest Star" of Fox Show]

    02/05/2017 3:36:26 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies ^ | 2/3/17 | RACHEL DESANTIS
    The pint-sized stars of Fox’s MasterChef Junior showed off another set of precocious skills with a kitchen-themed cover of Annie‘s “It’s a Hard Knock Life” in an adorable ad set to air during the Super Bowl... The ad also previews a slew of special guest stars that will appear on the upcoming fifth season, including Martha Stewart and Michelle Obama.
  • Meet Hari Nef: actor, model – and Elle’s first transgender cover girl in UK

    07/31/2016 11:23:39 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 75 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 7/30/2016 | Sarah Hughes
    When they decided to print special collectors’ covers for the magazine’s September issue, all about “icons of change”, the publishers of Elle knew immediately who the stars should be: the actors Kristen Stewart and Amandla Stenberg, both of whom have made headlines for their refusal to conform to traditional notions of sexuality; the singer Zayn Malik, who walked away from One Direction, the biggest pop band in the world, at the height of its fame; and the transgender model Hari Nef. Nef’s cover is arguably the most radical of the four. It marks the first time a transgender woman has...
  • A boy appears in a Barbie ad for the first time

    11/17/2015 5:37:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    NY POST ^ | 11/16/15 | Tim Donnelly
    ....The newest ad for Barbie’s Moschino doll line features a new figure for the first time ever — a boy. “Moschino Barbie is so fierce!” the boy yells before placing a designer purse on the doll’s arm. The ad features him and two girls touting Mattel’s already popular line that includes clothes and accessories from the fashion designer Moschino. The ad, released earlier this month, is the latest in a series of steps to remove gender from toy shopping.
  • Obama Romance Movie In the Works — and Searching for Its Young Barack

    12/06/2014 4:20:02 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 70 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12.6.2014 | Yahoo
    The White House legend that is Barack and Michelle Obama’s romance is heading to the screen. Southside With You, a drama in the vein of Before Sunrise, chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago’s South Side. Get On Up’s Tika Sumpter will play Michelle Obama (née Robinson), while the search is on to cast the young Barack. As Presidential lore has it, the date took some convincing. Obama, then an idealistic first-year Harvard Law student, took a summer job as...
  • New Study: Brains of Right Wingers May Actually be Less Highly Evolved! (Projectile Vomit Alert)

    11/16/2014 9:02:43 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 63 replies
    Americans Against The Tea Party ^ | 11-12-2014 | Sky Palma
    According to a recent study out of Virginia Tech, a team of scientists have found that the way a person responds to disgusting images can reveal their political leanings. Maggots, rotting carcasses, gross gunk in the kitchen sink – all these were used in the research, and the results were pretty astonishing. “Disgusting images generate neural responses that are highly predictive of political orientation even when those neural responses don’t correspond with an individual’s conscious reaction to the images,” said Read Montague, a Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute professor who led the study. “Remarkably, we found that the brain’s response...
  • Humans Spew More Carbon Dioxide than All of Earth's Volcanoes

    06/14/2011 1:33:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 71 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/14/11 | Stephanie Pappas - LiveScience
    Explosive volcanic eruptions might be attention grabbing, but a new review of research finds that their environmental impact pales in comparison to human activities. According to the research, humans put out the same amount of carbon dioxide in three to five days that all of the volcanoes on Earth put out in one year. "Anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions dwarf global volcanic carbon dioxide emissions," study researcher Terrance Gerlach, of the U.S. Geological Survey, said in a statement. Carbon dioxide, or CO2, is the main greenhouse gas responsible for climate change. Gerlach crunched the carbon dioxide numbers from earlier studies of...
  • Presbyterians clear way for gay clergy

    05/11/2011 5:20:27 AM PDT · by iowamark · 28 replies
    AP, FNC ^ | May 10, 2011 | Associated Press
    After decades of debate, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Tuesday struck down a barrier to ordaining gays, ratifying a proposal that removes the celibacy requirement for unmarried clergy, in the latest mainline Protestant move toward accepting gay relationships... Differences over the Bible and homosexuality have split Protestant groups nationally and worldwide for years. Within the Presbyterian Church, about 100 of the 11,000 congregations had already broken away ahead of the vote, but a group of large theologically conservative congregations, which calls itself Fellowship, has decided to remain in the denomination for now. Top Presbyterian executives issued a statement to the...
  • 'Ears to hear'? [The ELCA doesn't have them]

    09/22/2009 2:16:34 PM PDT · by rhema · 11 replies · 1,225+ views
    WordAlone Network ^ | September 15, 2009 | Mark C. Chavez
    The 2009 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Churchwide Assembly made grievous decisions that will not help the denomination in the years ahead. Those decisions were the adoption of a social statement on sexuality and four resolutions that approve of sexual relationships outside of marriage and direct a change in the ELCA’s ministry standards to allow for practicing homosexuals to serve as ordained pastors and lay ministers. One biblical phrase kept coming to mind in the weeks leading up to the ELCA churchwide assembly and very often during the August assembly—“ears to hear.” The phrase occurs repeatedly in the Old and...
  • "Two-fold" Anglican Ch. Envisioned, 1 in Favor of Homosexuality and 1 Christian: Abp. of Cant.

    07/29/2009 11:56:39 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies · 1,182+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/29/09 | Hilary White
    CANTERBURY, UK, July 29, 2009 ( - Suggesting a "two-track" model for the Anglican Church, Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said in a statement released Monday that the crisis over the acceptance of homosexuality in the Global Communion could be resolved by acknowledging "two styles of being Anglican." Williams was responding to the decision earlier this month by the US Episcopal Church to continue to ordain active homosexual clergy and bishops and "bless" same-sex partnerings. In one "track," said the archbishop, the mainstream of Anglicanism would continue to hold to Christian beliefs of sex and marriage, and the...
  • Gay rights activists call for nationwide kissing demonstration

    07/25/2009 4:23:11 AM PDT · by Andy'smom · 23 replies · 789+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 07/25/2009 | AP
    SALT LAKE CITY — Gay rights activists are organizing a nationwide string of kissing demonstrations in response to the treatment of gay couples in Utah and Texas who tangled with security guards or police after kissing in public. The Great Nationwide Kiss-In is scheduled for Aug. 15. Events are planned for at least seven cities, including Boston, New York, Houston, Portland, Ore., and three California cities — Irvine, San Diego and San Francisco. A Web page and Facebook page promoting the demonstrations says more events are in the works. A pair of bloggers, David Badash, of New York, and David...
  • Majority of Episcopalians Favor Scrapping Ban on Gay Ordination

    07/13/2009 5:38:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies · 1,325+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 7/12/2009 | Lillian Kwon
    Episcopalians overwhelmingly favor tossing a previously approved resolution that bans ordaining openly gay bishops. In discussions that began Thursday afternoon and continued Friday morning during The Episcopal Church's triennial General Convention, Episcopalians spoke frankly, testifying passionately either for throwing out the ban or against rescinding it. "Gays and lesbians are asked to make sacrifices the rest of us are not asked to make," said the Rev. J. Frederick Barber of Fort Worth, according to the Episcopal News Service. Debate centered on resolution B033, which was approved by the General Convention in 2006. It calls for restraint in ordaining bishops "whose...
  • 21-Year-Old Evan Rachel Wood Busted Making Out With Movie Dad ( Mickey Rourke 56)

    01/27/2009 10:05:34 AM PST · by Perdogg · 74 replies · 3,627+ views
    FNC ^ | Tuesday, January 27, 2009 | By Hollie McKay
    21-Year-Old Evan Rachel Wood Busted Making Out With Movie Dad | Brad Pitt’s Beer Confiscated, Holmes Hangs With The Smokers | Brenda Song Set To Score Big Bucks For Unauthorized Escort Agency Advertisement | Hollywood Publicist Explains Tells All 21-Year-Old Evan Rachel Wood Busted Making Out With Movie Dad Stranger things have happened - after all, this is Hollywood. Evan Rachel Wood, 21, hit headlines last year after she started dating Marilyn Manson (19 years her senior) but since their split in December has she now moved on to 56-year-old veteran actor Mickey Rourke?
  • New Yorker of the Year: Hillary Clinton proved a woman of resolve and class [Barf Alert!]

    01/01/2009 9:48:35 AM PST · by melt · 24 replies · 614+ views ^ | 12/31/08 |
    The most powerful woman in the world. So Hillary Clinton will become with the dawn of a new White House. Madam Secretary of State. A strong hand in a velvet glove, extended to the globe on behalf of the most anticipated presidency in generations. Short of Barack Obama, no American today­ has a greater opportunity to shape international history than does New York’s departing ­junior U.S. senator. And, short of Barack Obama, no American played a greater role last year in influencing the choice of the 44th President of the United States. Clinton galvanized 18 million voters and made her...
  • IKEA’s Polish Catalogue Introduces “Ian and Steve” as a Model of the New Family

    12/01/2008 1:24:26 PM PST · by voiceinthewind · 27 replies · 1,224+ views ^ | December 1, 2008 | Hilary White
    IKEA’s Polish Catalogue Introduces “Ian and Steve” as a Model of the New Family By Hilary White December 1, 2008 ( – An ad campaign in the latest catalogue by the Swedish furniture giant, IKEA, purporting to depict “modern” life, includes twelve portraits of “families” that promote a “new model of living together.” Among these is the domestic arrangement of “Ian” and “Steve,” under the slogan, “the family is ... two sister souls.” “Ian and Steve,” the ad says, have no intention of having children, but enjoy their “command centre” IKEA kitchen and herb garden. The catalogue, says a pro-family...
  • 'Obama? That Is My Buddy,' Says Sarkozy

    07/25/2008 3:46:27 PM PDT · by Coffee200am · 7 replies · 171+ views
    Web India 123 ^ | 07.25.2008 | UPI
    As he prepared to meet US presidential candidate Barack Obama later Friday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy told a French newspaper that the Illinois senator was his "buddy." "Obama? That's my buddy," Sarkozy was quoted as saying in Friday's edition of Le Figaro. "Contrary to my diplomatic advisors, I never thought Hillary Clinton had a chance. I always said Obama would be chosen" as the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party. "I am the only French person who knows him," Sarkozy said, recounting that he had met Obama during a visit to the United States in 2006, when he was Interior...
  • A Tale of Two Americas [PROJECTILE VOMIT ALERT - Obama mentioned too]

    03/26/2008 6:07:43 PM PDT · by G8 Diplomat · 27 replies · 480+ views
    Arab News ^ | 3/27/2008 (Mecca time) | Uri Avnery
    “War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men,” in Talleyrand’s memorable words. In the same spirit, one could say: The American presidential elections are much too serious to be left to the Americans. The US is now the only superpower on earth. It will remain so for quite some time to come. The decisions of the president of the United States affect every human being on this planet. Unfortunately, the citizens of the world have no part in these elections. But they may, at least, voice an opinion. Availing myself of this right I say:...
  • Fires spew tons of global warming gas (HuGhly Massive CO2 Gaseous Spew Alert!)

    10/31/2007 7:38:30 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 84+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/31/07 | Seth Borenstein - ap
    WASHINGTON - In one week, Southern California's wildfires spewed the same amount of carbon dioxide — the primary global warming gas — as the state's power plants and vehicles did, scientists figure. A new study by two Colorado researchers shows that U.S. wildfires pump a significant amount of the greenhouse gas into the air each year, more than the state of Pennsylvania does. It raises questions about how useful it is to plant trees to offset rising carbon dioxide emissions and soothe environmental consciences. Because the California wildfires occurred just as the study was about to be published, the researchers...
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Thursday, March 15, 2007

    03/15/2007 2:34:33 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 183 replies · 1,657+ views
  • Cuba’s 50-Year Inspiring Defiance of US (Critical Upchuck Barf Alert: Code BLUE!)

    03/11/2007 9:20:51 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 7 replies · 319+ views
    Arab News ^ | 3/11/2007 | Philip Agee
    There is a wave of progressive change sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean after the many lonely years in which Cuba held high the torch, with free universal health care and education, and world-class cultural, sports and scientific achievements. Although you won’t find a Cuban today who says things are perfect — far from it — probably all would agree that compared with prerevolutionary Cuba, there is a world of improvement. George Bush, the antithesis of this process, is now in Latin America at the start of a mission to lure five countries away from regional economic integration. However, the...