The Fall Of The House Of Trump: The End Is Near
By: docphil • News & Politics • 43 Comments • an hour ago
“Cults or criminal enterprises last only as long as the leader is viewed as either omnipotent or can maintain power through either coercion or...”
Cults or criminal enterprises last only as long as the leader is viewed as either omnipotent or can maintain power through either coercion or charisma. Whether you are a supporter of Don Donald or are an outsider wondering when this national nightmare is going to end, the answer is becoming...
Despite Media Claims, Witch Hunt Still Has Nothing
Via: mbfc-is-censorship-tool • News & Politics • 280 Comments • an hour ago
“We now have two separate storylines that point to Democrats trying to use foreign agents to influence the election. We still have nothing to...”
While Trump is busy negotiating trade deals across the world and finally getting China to play ball, the media is reigning destruction on his character once again. You won’t catch any of them coming down with a case of “good will toward men” this Christmas season. Instead, they have twisted...
Supreme Court gives victory to Planned Parenthood in Medicaid case
Via: perrie-halpern • News & Politics • 260 Comments • 2 hours ago
“Three of the court's conservatives said the court should have taken up the case, but Justice Kavanaugh and Chief Justice Roberts voted with the...”
By Pete Williams WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left lower court victories intact for Planned Parenthood in a legal battle with states over access by Medicaid patients to the group's services. The dispute did not involve abortion, but the action by the justices keeps a...
Pelosi says House Democrats will begin process to obtain Trump tax returns
Via: spikegary • News & Politics • 68 Comments • 3 hours ago
“There is no law or rule compelling a president or candidate to do so”
WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi said Democrats will begin to seek President Donald Trump's tax returns — a move likely to prompt outrage from the White House - when they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January. The House Ways and Means Committee will "take the first steps," said...
Theresa May survives but the Brexit conundrum remains
Via: perrie-halpern • World News • 2 Comments • 3 hours ago
“"It's a gridlock scenario," one expert said. "Even if Theresa May had lost, whoever replaced her would face the same problems."”
By Alexander Smith LONDON — It was a moment of high drama, but one that brings the United Kingdom no closer to solving its Brexit riddle. On Wednesday night, Prime Minister Theresa May survived a bid to oust her triggered by lawmakers within her ruling Conservatives. But with around one-third...
BORDER CONTROL: Mexico Cracks Down On Illegal Immigration By Shutting Border With Guatemala
Via: 96ws6 • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 4 hours ago
“In a move that will likely shock pro-immigration activists, Mexico's new president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and his administration have agreed...”
While Democrats and Republicans battle over what to do about the United States' southern border — particularly over whether to fully fund President Donald Trump's signature project, a full-scale border wall — the newly elected Mexican government is taking drastic steps to curb illegal...
Cohen: I covered up Trump’s ‘dirty deeds’
Via: johnrussell • Op/Ed • 100 Comments • 6 hours ago
President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen says his “blind loyalty” to Trump led Cohen to “cover up his dirty deeds.” Cohen said at his sentencing Wednesday that he takes “full responsibility” for the crimes he admitted committing. But he went on to say his allegiance to Trump led him “to...
WHAT?! Antifa Groups Are Using Patreon To Fund Violent ‘Insurrection’ Against America
Via: adf-frc-cwa-fair-cis-lc-fan-1 • Op/Ed • 1 Comments • 6 hours ago
“But on the other side of the coin, Antifa creators that plot violent insurrection against the United States are A-Ok. Research from watchdog group...”
According to Patreon, creators like Laura Loomer, Sargon of Akkad, Milo Yiannopoulos, and the Proud Boys violate their terms of service. But on the other side of the coin, Antifa creators that plot violent insurrection against the United States are A-Ok. Research from watchdog group Far Left...
Here's a map showing how Trump's approval ratings in each state have changed since he took office
Via: atheist • News & Politics • 23 Comments • 6 hours ago
“Nearly two years after taking office, President Donald Trump has gotten less popular in each state and Washington, DC.”
And not just a bit less popular. Many states show double-digit loss in the 20s and 30 or more in at least a couple (e.g. NM from +17 to -16, NY +8 to -22) Voilà:
Millions Of Comments About The FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Were Fake. Now The Feds Are Investigating.
Via: split-personality • Op/Ed • 12 Comments • 6 hours ago • LOCKED
“People's names and addresses were listed on the FCC's website beside net neutrality comments they didn't make. Now the FBI is interested.”
The Justice Department is investigating whether crimes were committed when potentially millions of people’s identities were posted to the FCC’s website without their permission, falsely attributing to them opinions about net neutrality rules, BuzzFeed News has learned. ... The comment...
The Return of Paganism
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 4 Comments • 9 hours ago
“Maybe there actually is a genuinely post-Christian future for America.”
Here are some generally agreed-upon facts about religious trends in the United States. Institutional Christianity has weakened drastically since the 1960s. Lots of people who once would have been lukewarm Christmas-and-Easter churchgoers now identify as having “no religion” or being “spiritual...
Uncle Santa Bruce's Twisted Christmas Roundup!
By: uncle-bruce • NT • 26 Comments • 10 hours ago
“Naughty Girls to the bedroom for your gifts!”
Gather round chillrens. Get you a cup of hot chocolate, or some egg nog. Uncle Santa Bruce has his mug of Jack Daniels Egg Nog, and I'm gonna share some of my favorite Christmas songs with ya. So take a seat on the floor here. Except you Sister Mary Agnes. And you Perrie. I heard you two...
The political tribalism of Andrew Sullivan
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 3 Comments • 10 hours ago
“I knew when we launched Vox that there would be criticisms I didn’t anticipate, but I’ll admit, I never foresaw one of them being that writing...”
The problem with Andrew Sullivan’s diagnosis of political tribalism.T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images I knew when we launched Vox that there would be criticisms I didn’t anticipate, but I’ll admit, I never foresaw one of them being that writing explainers doesn’t satisfyingly replace the role of...
Shenzhen's silent revolution: world's first fully electric bus fleet quietens Chinese megacity
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 18 Comments • 9 hours ago
“All 16,000 buses in the fast-growing Chinese megacity are now electric, and soon all 13,000 taxis will be too”
Buses in Shenzhen Bus Company’s main charging depot in Futian.Matthew Keegan You have to keep your eyes peeled for the bus at the station in Shenzhen’s Futian central business district these days. The diesel behemoths that once signalled their arrival with a piercing hiss, a rattle of engine...
Americans Aren’t Practicing Democracy Anymore
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 1 Comments • 14 hours ago
“Democracy is a most unnatural act. People have no innate democratic instinct; we are not born yearning to set aside our own desires in favor of the...”
Democracy is a most unnatural act. People have no innate democratic instinct; we are not born yearning to set aside our own desires in favor of the majority’s. Democracy is, instead, an acquired habit. Like most habits, democratic behavior develops slowly over time, through constant...
Antisemitism -> The Holocaust -> Retribution -> Need for Israel -> Partition -> Antisemitism. As Illustrated Through Movies
By: buzz-of-the-orient • EVERYONE LOVES MOVIES - CLASSIC TO RECENT • 50 Comments • yesterday
Antisemitism -> The Holocaust -> Retribution -> Need for Israel -> Partition -> Antisemitism. As Illustrated Through Movies Although antisemitism has existed for millenia, it has neither receded nor changed its pervading modern times and western "civilized" countries - and in...
Believing without evidence is always morally wrong
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 12 Comments • yesterday
“What we believe is then of tremendous practical importance. False beliefs about physical or social facts lead us into poor habits of action that in...”
If I believe it is raining outside... The Umbrella (1883) by Marie Bashkirtseff. Courtesy the State Russian Museum/Wikipedia You have probably never heard of William Kingdon Clifford. He is not in the pantheon of great philosophers – perhaps because his life was cut short at the age of 33 – but...
Scientists develop a new drug for cancer diagnostics and treatment
Via: cb • Cancer: Research, Survivors, Friends • 6 Comments • 2 days ago
“Just like modern armies deploy tanks, foot troops, and artillery, we also fight tumors using several mechanisms at once: ionising radiation and a...”
Russian researchers announced the development of a combined action drug based on ionizing radiation and bacterial toxin. Their combined effect appeared to be 2,200 times stronger compared to that exerted by the radiation and toxin separately. The drug affects tumor cells, selectively providing...
Why won’t the US Supreme Court do anything about racism?
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 1 Comments • 2 days ago
“Such violence ensues with strikingly higher frequency in the US than in other countries. One study estimated that in 2014 police in the US killed...”
Inside the Supreme Court. Wikimedia The Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots, killing the African-American teenager Laquan McDonald; 14 of those shots were apparently fired while McDonald lay on the ground. It took four years and the expulsion of the state attorney general...
As climate change bites in America’s midwest, farmers are desperate to ring the alarm
Via: bob-nelson • Food for Thought • 1 Comments • 2 days ago
“When I was a kid, my dad would say an inch of rain was a good rain. That’s just what we needed. Now we get four inches, five inches, six inches in...”
Richard Oswald stands in a frozen puddle surrounded by unharvested corn. Wet conditions have made harvesting difficult for Oswald and other farmers.Amy Kontras for the Guardian Richard Oswald did not need the latest US government report on the creeping toll of climate change to tell him that...
Life, Economics and the Machine
By: emily-sharp • minds • 13 Comments • 2 days ago
“It is amazing that we have changed our planet, possibly causing irreversible damage to it, without having a second planet to live on. This leads me...”
One hundred years ago our cities were very different than they are now. Many people traveled around town in horse drawn carriages. Then to travel large distances from one city to another they would take the train. Everyone was excited about the harnessing of electricity and all the new found...
BREAKING NEWS! Trump Defects to Russia
By: al-jizzerror • Satire • 61 Comments • 6 days ago
Donald Trump shocked the world today when he secretly left the G20 in Argentina. He was seen boarding Valdimir Putin's airplane and his destination is apparently Moscow. A spokesman for the Kremlin, Boris Badenov, issued a short statement: Trump recently requested political asylum in Russia....
So Glad November is Over
By: veronica • Generic • 19 Comments • 3 days ago
November was horrible for my family. I was never so happy to see a month end. On November 6th, my father passed away. One week later my mother in law passed away. Family disputes (on hubby's and my sides) have made the events very painful. My MIL's service was the weekend following her...
Amazing Grace as a 'smoky' hymn??
By: cb • Religion and Reason • 14 Comments • 2 days ago
“The Challenge of This Song is not to Scare America." — Sarah Grace.”
What you are about to watch next is smoky, irreverent, irresistible, or can we term this 'fun'? Check it out: Ladies and Gentleman, well, what do you say? Has the time finally arrived to re-interpret hymn-standards? Is this rendition which blends, "Amazing Grace" (John Newton 1779) with...
Recent CommentsNowhere Man • an hour ago • The Fall Of The House Of Trump: The End Is Near
"..." Completely understand, and agree. Up till the end of the last election I have been called in to consult on elections.... I was trained by Dick Wirthlin to do such and I'm very good at it.... from there with...Studiusbagus • 2 hours ago • The Fall Of The House Of Trump: The End Is Near
First things first, gotta tell you I enjoy reading your comments. You are an excellent and articulate poster. I understand confidentiality but without something solid and fairly public I find myself a skeptic. I...Studiusbagus • 2 hours ago • Despite Media Claims, Witch Hunt Still Has Nothing
"..." Which is not true. They knew they had a solid chance of taking the house. They also knew that taking the Senate would require a miracle since few seats were up for grabs. "..." I guess asking for proof of...Studiusbagus • 3 hours ago • Pelosi says House Democrats will begin process to obtain Trump tax returns
"..." Ya think he's filed a 1040EZ? I'm peanuts compared to a mega business person and I have to file how and where my income derives. Including money made offshore and the source. Since American banks won't...Studiusbagus • 3 hours ago • The Fall Of The House Of Trump: The End Is Near
If you're talking about the grumbling of coercion and pressure, I don't see it being a show stopper. Corsi started playing that tune when Mueller was getting on him. I "think without proof" that Corsi has elevated...Nowhere Man • 3 hours ago • Theresa May survives but the Brexit conundrum remains
I doubt it. I big part of the problem is it is beset with all the doomsayers saying all the worst possible things are going to happen when they really do not know.... Fears are driving the issues not any reality....ArkansasHermit-too • 4 hours ago • Leave New IRS Free Speech Rule in Place
"..." . The results from Trumps "Crummy" tax scheme are trickling in and the negative impact on our Country is becoming clearer every day. . Trump’s Tax Cuts Made a Difference in 2018. Just Not the One Backers...dennis smith • 4 hours ago • Pelosi says House Democrats will begin process to obtain Trump tax returns
You sure jumped on the Pelosi bandwagon about repeating her lie about wanting Trump to man up. Where were you regarding that type of comment before Pelosi? BTW, Trump soundly defeated Clinton in 2016 with the...Drakkonis • 5 hours ago • Environmentalism, Pantheism, Statism and Pessimism
"..." Fair enough. However, I tend to think you've oversimplified the judgement issue. While it is certainly correct to say it is not the Christian's job to condemn those around them due to their sins as the...Heartland American • 6 hours ago • WHAT?! Antifa Groups Are Using Patreon To Fund Violent ‘Insurrection’ Against America
“On his now-private Twitter account, Dr. Bones promotes political violence against those on the right, as well as liberals, who many on the far-left despise for not going far enough. One Tweet reads: "..." In...Tacos! • 6 hours ago • Pelosi says House Democrats will begin process to obtain Trump tax returns
"..." How convincing! You do know that's literally the job of the IRS, right? Are you suggesting the IRS isn't doing its job? Why would Congress be more qualified to conduct such an investigation?Tacos! • 6 hours ago • Pelosi says House Democrats will begin process to obtain Trump tax returns
"..." The other reason it's a stunt is because he has already filed 92 pages of paperwork detailing all of his holdings. If they wanted to find conflicts of interest, they could simply look there.Tacos! • 6 hours ago • Pelosi says House Democrats will begin process to obtain Trump tax returns
"..." A "tradition" that started all the way back in 1976. Ooooo! That is a long time! /s How did we ever manage without tax returns? By the way, Trump has submitted extensive paperwork detailing his various...Heartland American • 6 hours ago • 7 top threats Christian churches in America face today
“The Alliance Defending Freedom is a household name for many who been have followed religious liberty cases in recent years. A multiple-time winner at the U.S. Supreme Court, the organization takes on cases such as...
Uncle Santa Bruce's Twisted Christmas Roundup!
By: Uncle Bruce • NT • 26 comments • yesterday
Gather round chillrens. Get you a cup of hot chocolate, or some egg nog. Uncle Santa Bruce has his mug of Jack Daniels Egg Nog, and I'm gonna share some of my favorite Christmas songs with ya. So take a seat on the floor here. Except you Sister Mary Agnes. And you Perrie. I heard you two girls have been naughty this year. You two come sit on Uncle Santa Bruce's lap. I got a special gift for naughty girls like you. Now, before we begin, I have to say something: WARNING! WARNING! Some of these vids are of a very ADULT nature. If you are easily offended by sexual humor, scroll on by. WARNING! WARNING! Uncle Santa Bruce, being a completely uncouth Submarine Sailor, who's favorite past times are drinking at the titty bar and banging snatch (clean shaven or well trimmed,...Loading...