A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words - Your Morning Laugh
By: buzz-of-the-orient • The Lighter Side/ Humor • 49 Comments • 9 seconds ago
The difference between Oo and oOTwo young guys appear in court after being arrested for smoking dope.The judge says, "You seem like nice young men, and I'd like to give you a second chance instead of jail time. I want you to go out this weekend and try to convince others of the evils of drug...
Why 536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’
Via: split-personality • Health, Science & Technology • 1 Comments • 35 minutes ago
“ An 72-meter ice core drilled in the Colle Gnifetti Glacier in the Swiss Alps entombs more than 2000 years of fallout from volcanoes, storms, and...”
Ask medieval historian Michael McCormick what year was the worst to be alive, and he's got an answer: "536." Not 1349, when the Black Death wiped out half of Europe. Not 1918, when the flu killed 50 million to 100 million people, mostly young adults. But 536. In Europe, "It was the beginning of...
First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel
Via: buzz-of-the-orient • Op/Ed • 64 Comments • 35 minutes ago
First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel by Soeren Kern, Gatestone Institute, November 16, 2018 Ilhan Abdullahi Omar (pictured) and Rashida Harbi Tlaib will be the first two Muslim women ever to serve in the US Congress. During her campaign, Omar criticized...
Trump suggests venerated Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
Via: sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom • News & Politics • 42 Comments • an hour ago
“Wouldn’t it have been nice if we got Osama bin Laden a lot sooner than that, wouldn’t it have been nice?” the president said. “You know, living — think of this — living in Pakistan, beautifully in Pakistan, in what I guess they considered a nice mansion, I don’t know, I’ve seen nicer, but living...
American Indian Movement sponsors free Vet's Thanksgiving Day Dinner
By: kavika • Op/Ed • 30 Comments • 58 minutes ago
Today the Florida chapter of the AIM (American Indian Movement) sponsored a free Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Vet's at the Marion County Veterans Park in Ocala Florida. AIM has sponsored this dinner for a number of years for all vet's in the area. Today when I left around 75 vets had a great...
Full FOX News Interview: President Trump on Divided Congress, Mueller, Foreign Policy, Fake News, More
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 11 Comments • an hour ago
“"I think I’m doing a great job. We have the best economy we’ve ever had," the president said. "We’re doing really well. We would have been at war...”
CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: Mr. President, thank you for talking with us.DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Thank you Chris, very much.WALLACE: Let’s start with the state of Donald Trump.TRUMP: Right.WALLACE: There are a number of stories out there that you’re angry about the...
Bill Nelson concedes Florida Senate race to Rick Scott after manual recount
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 31 Comments • an hour ago
“According to the Florida Secretary of State's office, Scott led Nelson by approximately 10,000 votes after the state's 67 counties completed...”
Florida’s long-time Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson conceded to Republican challenger Rick Scott Sunday, drawing the hotly contested race to become the next U.S. senator to represent the Sunshine State to a close after 12 days of legal wrangling. According to the Florida Secretary of State's...
Man said he yelled ‘Heil Hitler, Heil Trump’ during ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ because of hatred for Trump
Via: badfish-hd-h-u • News & Politics • 68 Comments • an hour ago
The man who yelled “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump,” during a theater performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" this week reportedly said he made the statements because the production reminded him of his hatred of President Trump. Anthony M. Derlunas II, 58, told Baltimore Police that he yelled the...
Sharice Davids makes history: Kansas’ 1st Native American woman in Congress!
Via: krishna • News & Politics • 38 Comments • 2 hours ago
“Davids will be the first Native American woman to serve in Congress — a distinction she shared with New Mexico’s Deb Haaland, who also won Tuesday .”
Sharice Davids raised her arms in victory Tuesday night in Olathe after winning the 3rd Congressional District race. She defeated incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder. John Sleezer email@example.com Kansas voters made history Tuesday when they selected Sharice Davids to be their next...
The Supreme Court Case That Could Bring Down the Wall of Separation Between Church and State
By: don-overton • Trump & Republicans • 50 Comments • 3 hours ago
“There can be no freedom of religion without a government that is free from religion.”
In the wake of the dumpster fire that was Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, there was speculation in legalcircles that the U.S. Supreme Court would lay low: It would avoid taking on controversial cases or overturning long-standing precedent. But the Court’s action earlier this...
Kansas Official Tells Black Woman He's Member of the 'Master Race:' 'Don't Ever Forget That'
Via: trout-giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 23 Comments • 3 hours ago
““I don't want you to feel like I'm picking on you. Because we are part of the master race,” he said in this week's meeting. “You have a gap in your...”
A Kansas County commissioner is facing calls to apologize after telling a black woman that he is part of the “master race” during a routine public planning meeting. The remark was made on Tuesday by Leavenworth County commissioner Louis Klemp, a white man, and seemingly directed at a woman...
IT IS TIME TO CRITICIZE TRUMP SUPPORTERS
By: johnrussell • • 105 Comments • 3 hours ago
“. Trump knew every word he was saying was a lie, but he did it anyway. Because he is a life long liar. No patriotic American should have ever...”
Donald Trump has never ever ever been a legitimate politician. His entire political career is fruit from a poisoned tree. People who support Trump in the face of the mountains of evidence that he is a horrible human being and horrible president must then be considered to be among the worst...
Stop Saying Trump Is Not A Crook
By: johnrussell • • 4 Comments • 6 hours ago
To all Trump supporters - your boy is a crook. He cons and cheats people, and the tax man, out of money. He misleads investors in his properties and businesses. He cheats on his taxes to the extent that he broke the law. He defrauded hundreds of people through his phony Trump University. The...
God vs. ET
By: tig • Religious and not News Chat • 91 Comments • 48 minutes ago
“At the very end, the argument leaps to a logical equivalence of God and extraterrestrial life in terms of existence.”
Consider the following logic: There is no direct evidence of extraterrestrial life It is, however, probable based on our empirical understanding of life and the number of planets suitable to host life, that extraterrestrial life exists somewhere in the universe It is thus reasonable to...
The Unacceptable Support of President Trump
By: lennylynx • • 180 Comments • 9 hours ago
“"There is nothing to talk about here, no chance of reconciliation. If you support Trump, after all he has said and done, you are simply not a...”
As the horror show in the White House churns on, the continued support of Donald Trump by such a large segment of American society becomes more and more outrageous. How can any normal, reasonable person accept Trump support as a valid, respectable position? The insane amount of corruption,...
Any sufficiently advanced extraterrestrial intelligence is indistinguishable from God
Via: cb • Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto • 23 Comments • 9 hours ago
“Although science has not even remotely destroyed religion, Shermer’s Last Law predicts that the relation between the two will be profoundly...”
Shermer’s Last Law Any sufficiently advanced extraterrestrial intelligence is indistinguishable from God As scientist extraordinaire and author of an empire of science-fiction books, Arthur C. Clarke is one of the farthest-seeing visionaries of our time. His pithy quotations tug harder...
Can Atheists Be Religious? Are there Religious Atheists?
Via: cb • Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto • 14 Comments • yesterday
“The answer to the question is thus an unequivocal yes: atheists can be religious and atheism can occur in conjunction with, or even in the context...”
by Austin Cline Atheism and religion are often portrayed and treated as polar opposites; although there is a strong correlation between being an atheist and being irreligious, there is no necessary and inherent connection between the two. Atheism is not the same as being irreligious; theism is...
What (really) is Artificial Intelligence?
By: tig • Critical Thinkers • 17 Comments • 2 days ago
“Imagine what might emerge if one enables a suitably empowered AI system to learn on its own. ”
Artificial Intelligence has been a goal of Computer Science since the 50's. For decades AI tried to understand ways to get algorithms (computer programs) to make decisions that would seem intelligent. There never was an expectation of trying to achieve human intelligence, but rather to offer...
Movie Image Quiz
By: buzz-of-the-orient • EVERYONE LOVES MOVIES - CLASSIC TO RECENT • 12 Comments • 2 days ago
Movie Image Quiz This quiz was originally posted only on the Everyone Loves Movies group, but although there are about 50 members of that group, only 3 members tried the quiz (and passed it), so I've decided to see if any other members have an interest in something other than politics and...
White shooter was “Lonely, misunderstood, mentally ill and such and such”
By: don-overton • Trump & Republicans • 59 Comments • 3 days ago
“A shooter has been given the usual adjectives reserved for white perpetrators of mass murder. Ian David Long entered a club in Thousand Oaks,...”
Because he was crazy, mind you, not for any deeper reason than that,” confirmed local sheriff, Chuck Williams. “You guys know the drill, by now. We’ll take a look at his mental health, his social situation, what video games he played, and we’ll make damn sure you know what his middle name was,...
Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Might Be Living In Higher Dimensions…But Our Senses Can’t Tell Yet.
Via: cb • Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto • 106 Comments • 3 days ago
“One of the things we know from research in pyschology is that one of the lowest forms of evidence you can possibly invoke is eye witness testimony....”
I wanted to title this one: Is Neil deGrasse Tyson a Scientist, Philosopher, or Gone Crazy?!
MAYO CLINIC: Liver cancer
Via: cb • Cancer: Research, Survivors, Friends • 11 Comments • 3 days ago
“Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Your liver is a football-sized organ that sits in the upper right portion of your...”
Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Your liver is a football-sized organ that sits in the upper right portion of your abdomen, beneath your diaphragm and above your stomach. Several types of cancer can form in the liver. The most common type of liver cancer is...
Report: Trump Allegedly Paid Hush Money For Eight Abortions
Via: trout-giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 19 Comments • 4 days ago
“here are rumors, too, of Trump mistresses paid to have abortions and kept quiet with non-disclosure agreements. One source tells Cockburn that...”
President Trump might have paid as many as eight women to have abortions and keep quiet, according to the Spectator. According to the Spectator, President Donald Trump might have paid as many as eight women to have abortions and stay quiet about sexual affairs — which would be...
Venice and Florence Through My Stepdaughter's iPhone Lens
By: buzz-of-the-orient • Discovery Group • 7 Comments • 4 days ago
Venice and Florence Through My Stepdaughter's iPhone Lens What I've noticed about the photos she takes is that they are not the same as you see in tourist and travel folders. In most cases she seeks out what is more unusual, like street scenes for example. There aren't many pics from Florence,...
Recent CommentsTTGA • 12 minutes ago • If a Bird-in-the-Hand is Worth Two-in-the-Bush … What's a Bird-in-the-Snow Worth?
Wouldn't come up for me. That's OK, though; I've heard Anne sing that one many times. One of my favorites. Can you read the Chinese labels on it or does your computer have a translator?TTGA • 24 minutes ago • If a Bird-in-the-Hand is Worth Two-in-the-Bush … What's a Bird-in-the-Snow Worth?
"..." That means you'll probably get a foot and a half of snow tomorrow. Amazing how that works when you live on a peninsula. Weatherman has to be a magician to guess it right. Interesting thing about...Split Personality • 35 minutes ago • Why 536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’
"..." Basically like counting the rings of a tree, ice core layers reveal the history of weather and air quality of the past. Can you imagine, ice layers from 2 miles down, revealing the weather from several...sandy-2021492 • 35 minutes ago • First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel
I'm on the fence. Yes, Jews needed a safe space, considering the persecution to which they were subjected in Europe. But the manner in which it was done seems, to me, high-handed. The majority of people in...Don Overton • an hour ago • First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel
Actually you are making stories up and it is fair to condemn Israel for the violence they have to to children, women and men that are not part of hezbollah I find your remarks without merit and a wild generalization321steve • an hour ago • A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words - Your Morning Laugh
"..." Well in a way. She was an x wife to a disabled retired veteran I helped take care of for over 5 years. She was totally worthless though, She was there for the free ride, booze and cigarettes, about ALL she did...Galen Marvin Ross • an hour ago • Trump suggests venerated Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
Before they came up with all this fancy stuff for salads like salad spinners my mother use to take damp paper towels and, cover the lettuce leaves in layers to keep them just moist enough to keep them crisp as well.Perrie Halpern R.A. • an hour ago • American Indian Movement sponsors free Vet's Thanksgiving Day Dinner
What a wonderful story about a very moving monument to all those Indians that served. I think that it's great that you are helping out all the vets who need to be helped and to gather them together as family. Moving...sandy-2021492 • an hour ago • Trump suggests venerated Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
The lettuce from the link I posted actually stays nice and crisp for quite a while. That's what I use when the lettuce and spinach I grow each year have gone to seed. I use a salad spinner, and that leaves just...Buzz of the Orient • an hour ago • In Democratic circles, anti-Semitism is becoming normal
Yes. BDS, started by a Palestinian terrorist with the purpose of strangling Israel, is promoted to disenfanchise and destroy what Israel was created for by the UN and as dictated for at least as far back as the...bbl-1 • an hour ago • Full FOX News Interview: President Trump on Divided Congress, Mueller, Foreign Policy, Fake News, More
Well. The Trump did the Wallace on Fox interview. Lied proficiently. I would love to see the Trump do an interview with the other Wallace on MSNBC. Better yet Trump, do one with Rachel. Lets see what you're...321steve • an hour ago • A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words - Your Morning Laugh
"..." LOL... We watched or listen to others doing it or simple stuff we hopefully figured out for ourselves. Which isn't all that different from watching you tube videos to see how others do things. Personally...321steve • an hour ago • Man said he yelled ‘Heil Hitler, Heil Trump’ during ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ because of hatred for Trump
"..." If there is an in home visit they may need to set an appointment first. I have a sign on my door stating as much. It states "Do not ring the damn bell without an appointment." Seems to work well. When someone...Buzz of the Orient • an hour ago • A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words - Your Morning Laugh
LOL. And how did we old farts ever get along without YouTube to tell us how to change the batteries in a flashlight? or to use jumper cables to start a car with a dead battery without YouTube to tell us how to do it?...Buzz of the Orient • an hour ago • First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel
But as indicated Israel was conceived and created as "The Jewish Homeland", wherein Arabic is given "special status", and the new law specifically states that the status of Arabic has not been changed (negatively)...Galen Marvin Ross • an hour ago • Trump suggests venerated Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
"..." The only thing for that is to buy them in a store and, grow everything else but, only get enough lettuce and, spinach for the amount of salad you plan on making. Also, if you put the lettuce or, spinach in a...Rmando • an hour ago • Trump suggests venerated Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
Maybe all of you should actually read the quote and quit inserting your own words into it. Trump wasn't criticizing our military. He was wishing that Bin Laden had been taken out sooner and the the PAKISTANI govt knew...321steve • 2 hours ago • A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words - Your Morning Laugh
"..." How do they get anything dome there then ? My truck mechanic used You tube, my friend who works on marine diesel engines uses you tube all the time at work he says and hell I even use you tube when I need...Galen Marvin Ross • 2 hours ago • Sharice Davids makes history: Kansas’ 1st Native American woman in Congress!
"..." I think it had a lot to do with the person she ran against, the last time he spent any time in Kansas was the last political race he was in, he has his home in Washington D.C. now so, he doesn't really...devangelical • 2 hours ago • Full FOX News Interview: President Trump on Divided Congress, Mueller, Foreign Policy, Fake News, More
Funny how Marine 1 isn't equipped to fly in the rain and fog or have all the necessary POTUS national security accessories. I wonder if the cemetery would've been closer to AF1 if the skies were clear and blue at the...
Stop Saying Trump Is Not A Crook
By: JohnRussell • default • 4 comments • 7 hours ago
To all Trump supporters - your boy is a crook. He cons and cheats people, and the tax man, out of money. He misleads investors in his properties and businesses. He cheats on his taxes to the extent that he broke the law. He defrauded hundreds of people through his phony Trump University. The New York Times recently had a six month investigation into Trump family tax schemes. Trump has not disproven a word of the story, which showed that Trump and his parents committed tax fraud. Pro Publica recently had a story concerning a months long investigation they did into Trump's condo business. He and his daughter repeatedly misrepresented the nature of Trump's participation in these condo developments, conning potential buyers into believing that either the Trump involvement was more...Loading...