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  • 'No Brexit unless you back me' Theresa May delivers SHOCK warning to MPs

    07/14/2018 8:48:25 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 71 replies
    dailystar.co.uk ^ | July 14, 2018 | Rachel O'Donoghue
    ... She wrote: "We need to keep our eyes on the prize. If we don't, we risk ending up with no Brexit at all," she said.
  • What I LEarned in the Gulag

    07/08/2018 10:16:49 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 32 replies
    Kolyma Stories ^ | 2018 | Varlam Shalamov
    For fifteen years the writer Varlam Shalamov was imprisoned in the Gulag for participating in “counter-revolutionary Trotskyist activities.” He endured six of those years enslaved in the gold mines of Kolyma, one of the coldest and most hostile places on earth. While he was awaiting sentencing, one of his short stories was published in a journal called Literary Contemporary. He was released in 1951, and from 1954 to 1973 he worked on Kolyma Stories, a masterpiece of Soviet dissident writing that has been newly translated into English and published by New York Review Books Classics this week. Shalamov claimed not...
  • Michael Moore Says 'We're Living The Handmaid's Tale' IRL (Proves opioids are dangerous)

    06/30/2018 10:54:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Too Fab ^ | June 30, 2018 | Staff
    "This is a serious point," Moore warned on Bill Maher. Michael Moore is urging Americans to oppose Donald Trump right now, before the U.S. looks just like Gilead. "We are living 'The Handmaid's Tale,'" Moore said on "Real Time With Bill Maher" Friday night. "This is a serious point. The best part of the show is the flashbacks, where [Offred, played by Elizabeth Moss] tries to figure out where was the point where it was too late. Where was the point that if we all just had risen up, just done something? But because it happens in little increments. That's...
  • 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....
  • ACLU Position on Free Speech "Evolving" [semi-satire]

    06/23/2018 6:28:30 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 June 2018 | John Semmens
    The American Civil Liberties Union is reexamining its long-standing position in favor of freedom of speech. Spokesman Bertram Petty explained that "in the past the biggest threat to freedom of speech came from the government trying to silence advocates of socialist and communist solutions to public problems. Now that socialist and communist principles form an important part of the guidance for government activities in the United States it is no longer clear that freedom of speech to attack policies based on these ideas is worthy of our support." "For example, a knee-jerk defense of freedom of speech would compel the...
  • Things That Matter: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles Krauthammer

    06/22/2018 4:44:21 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-22-18 | MOTUS
    Charles, on everything: Stupidity: Youth: I was a Great Society liberal on domestic issues. People ask me, 'How do you go from Walter Mondale to Fox News?' The answer is, 'I was young once.' Canadians:I don't know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they're capable of doing. If Sidney Crosby hadn't scored that goal to win the Olympic gold medal, there's no telling what might have ensued.America’s favorite pastime:Baseball is a slow, boring, complex, cerebral game that doesn't lend itself to histrionics....
  • America Is Over, But I Won’t See It Go Without An Epic Fight

    06/21/2018 2:31:09 PM PDT · by Mafe · 114 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 21, 2018 | Jesse Kelly
    Close your eyes and imagine holding someone’s scalp in your hands. I don’t mean cradling his skull as you thousand-yard-stare at his lifeless face. I mean a real scalp, Indian-style, of some enemy you just killed on the battlefield; somebody you hated and who hated you back. You killed him, won the day, carved off the top of his skull, and now you’re standing over him victorious on the now-quiet field of battle, with a quiet breeze blowing through your hair. Your adrenaline is still pumping with that primal feeling of victory and the elation of having survived when others...
  • The conservative free speech dilemma

    06/17/2018 11:45:25 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 17 Jun, 2018 | Joshua Broom
    In a democratic republic, freedom of expression and enlightened, open-ended debate are paramount. Yet in America in 2018, First Amendment rights are vanishing for conservatives. There's a reason: Powerful entities such as online and televised media, many of whom are left-oriented, have gradually shape-shifted our nation's speech to match their political flavor. For progressives, this uneven playing field is a seismic boon. For conservatives, not so much, nor is it good for even moderate left-wing thinkers. Under such a regimen, though, a land and people once revered as freedom-loving now creep closer toward socialism. Yet there they stand: the venomous...
  • Cattle producer says wolves cause breeding problems ( Washington )

    06/17/2018 8:42:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    Chewelah Independent) ^ | June 6, 2018 | Brandon Hansen
    A troubling trend has occurred for ranchers in NE Washington ... cattle are experiencing breeding issues since the migration of wolves to the area... the rate of female cows .. that didn’t become pregnant has increased from five percent to about 20 percent. A cow must raise a calf every summer for the rancher to recoup costs ... Diamond M also has a winter range to cut costs, but when wolves came into the area about a decade ago, they’ve seen their cattle attacked ... Texas A&M University agreed with the open cow side effect from wolves, and an Eastern...
  • Federal judge halts secret FEC plot to target GOP groups (!!!!)

    06/12/2018 7:17:35 AM PDT · by LiveFreeOrDie2001 · 26 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 6/12/2018 | Paul Bedard
    A federal judge has blown the whistle on a secret Federal Election Commission scheme to punish some Republican groups and their donors, the latest sign of an anti-GOP bias at the elections watchdog. In a newly released decision, Trump-appointed District Court Judge Trevor N. McFadden shined a spotlight on the FEC’s general counsel who recommended action against four Republican groups but dismissal of similar charges against supporters of a Democratic group, “Black Men Vote.” In the case, the Washington-based Campaign Legal Center charged that the FEC wrongly voted to drop charges against three of the Republican super PACS accused of...
  • The State of Lincoln

    06/09/2018 5:53:56 PM PDT · by skimbell · 21 replies
    Maggies Farm ^ | 6/8/18 | Dave Blount
    Jun082018 The State of Lincoln In political terms, the state of Illinois is a vassal of the seeping carbuncle of corruption, moonbattery, and political dysfunction that launched the career of Barack Obama. No matter how the regular Americans in the rest of the state might vote, the entrenched leftists in Chicago will impose their will. This disenfranchises the millions who do not live in Cook County, depriving them of self-determination and forcing them to go down with a sinking ship. Since kicking Chicago out of the state isn’t practical, Illinoisans have settled on the next best option. They want to break...
  • Bill Would Require All Guns to Be Licensed by Feds [semi-satire]

    06/09/2018 12:44:26 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 19 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 June 2018 | John Semmens
    Illinois Democrats Rep. Bobby Rush and Sen. Tammy Duckworth have introduced a bill that would make it a crime for anyone to own a gun without a federally issued license. The bill is based on the Illinois Firearm Owners Identification card program, which Rush claims "has worked for more than 50 years to prevent gun violence in my state." While the touted "success" of the Illinois program seems to be regularly contradicted by the gun fatality statistics in the state's largest city, Duckworth asserts that we should "imagine how much worse things would've been in Chicago without the gun owners...
  • Geller: Who Is Behind the Internet Thought Police?

    06/08/2018 2:21:14 PM PDT · by davikkm · 11 replies
    breitbart ^ | Pamela Geller
    Just who is behind the policing of our thought online? An article, “What the Red Pill Means for Radicals,” published on June 7 in the ironically named publication Fair Observer might have passed unnoticed as yet another uninformed, biased and ideologically motivated attack on all who ever get labeled “extremists.” The piece is so riddled with non-sequiturs and wild generalizations that it seems almost cruel to rip it to shreds. But the author is Bharath Ganesh. A little online research reveals that Ganesh is currently working at the Oxford Internet Institute — at the esteemed Oxford University — on a...
  • Special counsel Robert Mueller files new indictment against Paul Manafort

    06/08/2018 11:07:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 88 replies
    www.cnbc.com ^ | 06/08/2018 | Dan Mangan
    Special counsel Robert Mueller filed a superseding indictment Friday against former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, and added Russian citizen Konstantin Kilimnik as a defendant. The superseding indictment lodged by a grand jury sitting in federal court in Washington, DC, came days after Mueller asked the judge in Manafort's case to revoke his bail and jail him because of an alleged effort to tamper with witnesses. This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.
  • Facebook, Amazon, Google And Twitter All Work With Left-Wing SPLC

    06/07/2018 9:35:05 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/07/18 | Peter Hasson
    The Southern Poverty Law Center helps Facebook, Amazon, Google and Twitter determine what organizations are “hate groups” Amazon gave the SPLC the most direct authority while pretending to remain unbiased The SPLC has been plagued by inaccuracies Four of the world’s biggest tech platforms have working partnerships with a left-wing nonprofit that has a track record of inaccuracies and routinely labels conservative organizations as “hate groups.” Facebook, Amazon, Google and Twitter all work with or consult the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in policing their platforms for “hate speech” or “hate groups,” a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation found. The...
  • University suspends student after ‘some people said that other people said that (trunc)

    06/07/2018 10:02:43 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 55 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 6-7-2018 | Andrew Johnson - University of Denver
    FULL TITLE "University suspends student after ‘some people said that other people said that she said offensive things’" The University of Denver recently suspended a freshman student for fall quarter 2018 for having allegedly used several slurs frequently in everyday conversation, with the school saying that the behavior violated its harassment policy by creating “a hostile environment of divisiveness and disrespect.” The student, meanwhile, has denied any wrongdoing in the matter, and a campus watchdog group has raised serious concerns about the university’s approach to the controversy. Addison Puffer, an outspoken conservative and student government senator, claims that her suspension...
  • Tommy Robinson treatment is ‘shocking’- Morrissey decries jail term as a blow to UK free speech

    06/06/2018 5:26:50 PM PDT · by sushiman · 29 replies
    RT ^ | 6/6/18 | Kika Press
    Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has thrown his support behind jailed EDL founder Tommy Robinson. He also praised Anne Marie Waters far-right ‘For Britain’ party, known for its anti-Islamic views.
  • Illegal immigrant found guilty of killing Kansas mom, kidnapping her 6-day old baby

    06/06/2018 1:19:28 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 6, 2018 | By Travis Fedschun
    A woman who faked a pregnancy for several months was found guilty on Tuesday of killing her former co-worker and kidnapping the victim's newborn baby with the intent to raise the child as her own. Yesenia Sesmas, 36, an illegal immigrant who was living in Dallas at the time, drove to Wichita, Kan. to shoot 27-year-old Laura Abarca on Nov. 17, 2016, and kidnap 6-day-old Sophia Gonzales. The baby was found safe two days later in Sesmas' Dallas apartment and was returned to relatives. Jurors deliberated for less than three hours on Tuesday and found Sesmas guilty of first-degree premeditated...
  • 2020 Dem Hopeful Slams Trump’s “Immoral” Policies [semi-satire]

    06/05/2018 11:15:10 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 June 2018 | John Semmens
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif) sought to take an early lead for her Party’s 2020 presidential nomination by assailing President Trump’s “immoral” policies. Two specific areas that sparked her anger were Trump’s “cruel insistence on blocking the free migration of people across man-made borders” and his “insane refusal to abolish the weapons of war.” “People have just as much right as birds do to migrate to places where they have a better chance of surviving and propagating,” Harris argued. “Trump’s wall and ICE goons seek to bar humans from enjoying this basic right. The contention that birds fend for themselves while...
  • Dinesh D’Souza Sounds the Alarm: NY Attorney General Wants to Get Rid of ‘Double Jeopardy’ to Go..

    06/04/2018 2:39:06 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 116 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 3, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Conservative activist Dinesh D’Souza faced political persecution after he directed and released anti-Obama film, “2016: Obama’s America”. He was indicted over illegal campaign contributions. It was an obvious witch hunt. On Thursday, President Trump announced publicly he would be issuing a full pardon to Dinesh D’Souza. The New York Attorney General is so angry over the presidential pardon of Dinesh that she wants to get rid of double jeopardy to go after him again. Dinesh D’Souza celebrated on his Twitter account with an epic smack down of the Obama hack who made his life hell, former US Attorney Preet Bharara....