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UNESCO is an Immoral, Anti-Semitic Organization


By:  @community, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @community, 4 days ago

UNESCO is an Immoral, Anti-Semitic Organization Decent Countries Should Leave by Guy Millière, Gatestone Institute, July 19, 2017 The director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Lebanon, Ann Dismorr, poses with a map devoid of any trace of the State of Israel, instead presenting it as a map of "Palestine," May 2013. (Image source: Palestinian Media Watch) On July 7, UNESCO voted for a resolution defining the Old City of Hebron and the Cave of the... 
 
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How Social Media Stifles Free Speech


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @community, 6 days ago

How Social Media Stifles Free Speech by Jeff Trag, Gatestone Institute, July 13, 2017 One of the greatest contemporary battles for individual liberty and freedom of the press is being conducted in cyber space. Today, political, journalistic and corporate elites are in the process of trying to control, and even rewrite, "story lines" of history and current events with which they might disagree, and that they see slipping through their fingers. It is a form of censorship akin to... 
 
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http://www.fark.com/go/9661551   July 14, 2017 Ask just about anyone in the African-American community about blackface and they’ll most likely tell you that the crude and outlandish makeup is synonymous with racial segregation and was used as a tool to portray, stereotype and humiliate the black race. Ask Youtube beauty blogger Vika Shapel, a white woman, what blackface is and she'll tell you she's unaware. That’s probably why she thought it would be a... 
 
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'Snortable chocolate that gives ecstacy-like buzz is being marketed like a drug', US senator claims By Sean Morrison, Evening Standard, July 9 2017 Food and drug regulators are being urged to review a “snortable chocolate” powder that is reportedly being marketed like a legal high. US Senator Charles Schumer said there are too many unanswered questions about the inhalable food product and asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to launch an investigation. The New York... 
 
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 MARK'S GOSPEL  Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg says his social network is ‘the new church’ in creepy speech comparing his site to religion Tech mogul says social media communities can fill the gap once occupied by organised religion By Felix Allen, The Sun, June 29 2017 MARK Zuckerberg has claimed Facebook is “the new church” and the social network can take on the role that religion once did in giving people a sense of community. The billionaire boss said groups on... 
 
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Today Is World UFO Day


By:  @johnrussell, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @enoch, 3 weeks ago

Pulp Librarian   @PulpLibrarian   ·  5h 5 hours ago Let's end our #WorldUFODay tweets with a handy Flying Saucer spotters guide from 1967. Keep 'em peeled...  
 
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We Need to Change the Way We Talk About Politics, and Each Other


By:  @community, one month ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 4 weeks ago

We Need to Change the Way We Talk About Politics, and Each Other By Dustin McKissen, Linkedin, June 18 2017 I live in St. Charles, Missouri, right in the part of America country music singers always sing about. My family and I moved here in 2013. About a year later my mom passed away, and my wife and I needed to leave town and take care of her funeral. Unfortunately, we couldn't afford to bring our kids on such short notice. Despite knowing very few people in our new... 
 
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Hungry CIA contractors stole more than $3,000 in snacks by hacking vending machines June 21, 2017       Tim Boyle/Getty Images A number of CIA contractors were fired after stealing $3,324.40 worth of vending machine snacks between the fall of 2012 and the spring of 2013,  BuzzFeed News  reports . The contractors were taught how to fool the office's vending machines into giving them free snacks by one particular employee who... 
 
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On June 9th, Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Sir Tim Hunt shocked the world by making  sexist statements about women scientists  at a women scientists' conference in South Korea. "Let me tell you about my trouble with girls … three things happen when they are in the lab … You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry," the Nobel laureate said, advocating single-sex labs as well. In response to his anachronistic and chauvinistic comments,... 
 
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Anybody Wanna Make A Caption For This Photo?


By:  @johnrussell, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom, one month ago

Anybody Wanna Make A Caption For This Photo?    
 
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Imagine, if you would, how absolutely giddy you'd be if you won a $43 million jackpot while playing a casino slot machine. You could burn a lot of bridges with that amount of cash. Then imagine the opposite feeling you'd get when the casino tells you there was a "malfunction" and you're not getting that jackpot, even though the slot machine lit up and said it was "printing cash ticket $42,949,672.76." That really happened in August 2016 to Katrina Bookman, who is now suing the... 
 
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The white nationalist alt-right  is upset about  Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus,  a game  about fighting Nazis  who control America in an alternate 1961. No one is surprised by this reaction, and coverage of it is one part schadenfreude, one part reminder that the new white supremacy hasn’t strayed far from its horrific roots. While these reminders are useful, the fact that Bethesda made racists mad is less interesting than watching the entire saga play out in  the trailer’s YouTube... 
 
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Naked Gun - That's My Policy


By:  @bob-nelson, one month ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, one month ago

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Conspiracy! ... ... by Bob Nelson


By:  @bob-nelson, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, one month ago

(This is a re-edition of a Reply I made yesterday. I think the topic of "Conspiracy theorists" is sufficiently interesting to deserve a dedicated conversation.) The most remarkable thing about the "AGW is a scam" theory is that it is believed despite being literally incredible. There are no whistleblowers, so we are required to imagine that hundreds of scientists, scattered all across the globe, maintain an iron discipline, because the alternative would be to accept that AGW is real.... 
 
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After pilots suffer "hypoxia-like symptoms," F-35As at one base are grounded US Air Force The US Air Force's 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona today cancelled "local flying operations" for F-35A fighters after five incidents in which pilots "experienced hypoxia-like symptoms," an Air Force spokesperson said in a statement. Hypoxia is a deficiency in oxygen reaching the body through the circulatory system. "In order to synchronize operations and maintenance... 
 
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110 Warthogs will have to be put to pasture A US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron flies during a "theater security package" deployment at Campia Turzii, Romania, April 1, 2015. The Air Force needs to fly the A-10 through 2022 because of F-35 delays, but it hasn't got enough orders for wing replacements to sustain all of them. US Air Force  The US Air Force's plans to operate the A-10 attack aircraft beyond 2022 have run... 
 
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A New Tolerance for Anti-Semitism


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 2 months ago

A New Tolerance for Anti-Semitism by Alan M. Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute, June 6, 2017 Members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) march across the City Hall lawn in Los Angeles, California, on April 17, 2010. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) All over the world anti-Semites are becoming mainstreamed. It is no longer disqualifying to be outed as a Jew hater. This is especially so if the anti-Semite uses the cover of rabid hatred for the nation-state of the Jewish people.... 
 
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London: Saturday Islamic terror attacks a tipping point in campaign to destroy the West  By John Moody, Fox News - Opinion, Published June 04, 2017 London police responding to incident on London Bridge There is no longer any doubt: the mayhem in London Saturday night has raised Islamic terrorism to a new threat level to the Western world. The van that plowed into pedestrians on the historic London Bridge, the knife attacks near Borough Market – carried out nearly simultaneously –... 
 
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Europe Fights Back with Candles and Teddy Bears


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @johnrussell, 2 months ago

Europe Fights Back with Candles and Teddy Bears by Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute, May 28, 2017 Candles and flowers left behind following an evening vigil on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England, held after a suicide bombing by an Islamic terrorist who murdered 22 concert-goers the night before. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) After 9/11 and 2,996 victims, the U.S. under George W. Bush rose to the fight. The United States and a few brave European allies, such as the UK, Italy... 
 
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https://www.stripes.com/news/us/please-don-t-forget-say-family-of-deceased-pearl-harbor-survivor-at-rolling-thunder-1.470776     Lt. James Downing steered his motorized scooter through a crowd of leather-clad bikers who stared in awe as he approached a soundstage. The rumble of mufflers groaned in the distance as the 103-year-old Downing parked his three-wheeler in front of a man holding out a microphone, inviting him to speak.   Downing is the second-oldest... 
 
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The World Needs to Drive Out Destructive Fantasies


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 2 months ago

The World Needs to Drive Out Destructive Fantasies by Shireen Qudosi, Gatestone Institute, May 25, 2017 The Palestinians and other powers such as the OIC, the UN and domestic interest groups do not get a veto over reality. If we are going to "reset" the Middle East, we need to reset our thinking as well, starting with accepting that Israel has a right to exist. Israel exists, and Israel has a legitimate claim to Jerusalem. Further, the Jewish people have proven themselves as more... 
 
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Censoring You to 'Protect' You


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 2 months ago

Censoring You to 'Protect' You by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute, May 25, 2017 Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) In the culture-wars currently rocking US campuses, the enemies of free speech have plenty of tools on their side. Many of these would appear to be advantages. For instance the employment of violence, thuggery and intimidation against those who disagree are generally effective ways to prevent people hearing things you do not want them to... 
 
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Terrorism Persists Because It Works


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @enoch, 2 months ago

Terrorism Persists Because It Works by Alan M. Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute, May 23, 2017 Every time a horrendous terrorist attack victimizes innocent victims we wring our hands and promise to increase security and take other necessary preventive measures. But we fail to recognize how friends and allies play such an important role in encouraging, incentivizing, and inciting terrorism. If we are to have any chance of reducing terrorism, we must get to its root cause. It is not... 
 
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