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Five factories that make CO2 gas — used for beer taps and soft drinks — have shut down for maintenance across Europe, leaving the United Kingdom with just one remaining plant.
The Amazing Pelosi-Schumer Immigration Solution!
Via: sixpick • News & Politics • 59 Comments • 11 seconds ago
Wow, is this possible, what I just heard? That some major millionaire liberal leaders of politics and media are offering to make serious personal sacrifices as examples to the rest of America? The media is making sure we all know about the seemingly impossible impasse in Congress, as Democrats and Republicans wrestle with the decades-long problem of immigration. Most Americans...
Boston school superintendent resigns one day after lawsuit claims school system shared student immigration info with ICE
Via: vic-eldred • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 41 seconds ago
The superintendent of Boston Public Schools has resigned amid a lawsuit over allegations the district handed over student information to immigration law enforcement. Superintendent Tommy Chang confirmed Friday to The Boston Globe that he was stepping down after three years with the district, but declined to say the reason for his resignation. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh (D)...
Open Message Board n° 1
By: bob-nelson • Other • 83 Comments • 14 minutes ago
We all encounter "little stuff" all the time. - Little stories from real life as well as from the media. - "News" that's too quick to justify a full-blown seed. - A new joke we just heard. - ... whatever... We'd like to share what we've just found... but there's no good way to do that. Until now! This "article" is for everyone, to post whatever they wish to share... Enjoy!
EXCLUSIVE: Wife of Border Patrol agent posts agonizing details about husband’s job
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 27 minutes ago
Amidst all the media coverage of people protesting the detention of illegal immigrants at the border, along with photos being used improperly to paint a false narrative of how the Trump administration is actually handing the immigration crisis, a moving, personal account posted by a Border Patrol wife has been brought to the attention of DML News. Ashley Di Bella, whose husband,...
Trump is grating, but he's a true leader — and America needs him
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 28 minutes ago
I was just reminded of Canada’s odd view of the United States by returning, for I think the third or fourth time, to Steve Paikin’s The Agenda on TVOntario, to respond to his questions about my recent book, Donald J. Trump, A President Like No Other (embarrassed descent to crass self-interest: please buy it). It is widely thought, and believed by most Canadians, that we know the...
Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop Sees 3 Times More Customers Since Supreme Court Victory
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 212 Comments • 31 minutes ago
Jack Phillips told The Christian Post on Thursday that his bakery, Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, has seen three times more customers since his Supreme Court victory. "We have had so many people coming by to support us as the case has gone on, and there has been an outpouring of love and support since the decision came down. The state's targeting of my beliefs cost me...
Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II
Via: old-school-marine • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 41 minutes ago • LOCKED
President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like. In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents. "Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 presidencies, President Barack Obama finds himself with President George W. Bush at...
HIPPO BIRD DAY TWO EWE - Perrie's on a roll
By: 1stwarrior • World News • 84 Comments • 46 minutes ago
Hippo Bird Day two ewe Hippo Bird Day two ewe Hippo Bird Day, Hippo Bird Day Hippo Bird Day two ewes. Yup Perrie, they keep on rollin' - and that's a damn good thing. Hope you have another SUPER 32nd Bird Day.
VINNIE PAUL Died In His Sleep
Via: jeremy-in-nc • News & Politics • 8 Comments • an hour ago
Vinnie Paul Abbott's family has told TMZ that the legendary drummer died in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. His body's been turned over to the medical examiner to determine a cause of death, and after that, he will be flown back to his home state of Texas to be buried between his mother and brother. Vinnie Paul and his brother "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott co-founded PANTERA. When...
The Trump administration tried to suppress a report that American troops and their families were drinking unsafe water
Via: johnrussell • News & Politics • 59 Comments • an hour ago
The Military Drinking-Water Crisis the White House Tried to Hide A new, previously suppressed report has grave implications for service members, veterans, and their families. By EMILY ATKIN June 21, 2018 The Trump administration feared it would be a “public relations nightmare”: a major federal study that concluded contaminated groundwater across the...
GOP fears midterms backlash from breaking up families at the border
Via: galen-marvin-ross • News & Politics • 358 Comments • an hour ago • LOCKED
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's policy of taking immigrant children from their parents at the southern border may have been designed to push Democrats to the negotiating table in Congress — but it could end up costing Republican lawmakers."Democrats can fix their forced family breakup at the Border by working with Republicans on new legislation, for a change!" Trump wrote on...
‘IT’S A HUMAN RIGHT’: MEXICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ON MASS EXODUS TO AMERICA
Via: norman-d • News & Politics • 108 Comments • an hour ago
MEX PREZ CANDIDATE: FLOOD THE US! Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) called for mass immigration to the United States during a speech Tuesday declaring it a “human right” for all North Americans. “And soon, very soon — after the victory of our movement — we will defend all the migrants in the American continent and all the migrants in the world,”...
We Said "Never Again", I guess 2018 is Never.
By: galen-marvin-ross • News & Politics • 110 Comments • an hour ago • LOCKED
December 7, 1941 was a day that indeed lived in infamy, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor something happened to our country, there was a mind set that said that anyone with Japanese in their DNA was the enemy you didn't trust so, according to U.S. policy, all people of Japanese decent were rounded up and, taken to internment camps, after the war we said that we, as Americans, would...
Immigration and legislating from the bench
By: vic-eldred • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 2 hours ago
In 2015 a CA Federal judge ruled against the Obama administration for holding families of illegal immigrants who crossed the US border in detention facilities. In her "ruling", Judge Dolly M Gee cited the 1977 agreement known as the "Flores Settlement". The Flores Settlement was a settlement of a class action suit which only sought to protect unaccompanied minors. Judge Gee...
IG Report confirms Obama lied about Hillary's emails
Via: old-school-marine • News & Politics • 126 Comments • 2 hours ago
One aspect of the Inspector Generals’ report on theFBIhandling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation has been a bit overshadowed by the media. The fact that PresidentBarack Obamalied to the American people when he claimed he only learned ofHillary Clinton’s use of an unauthorized, non-secure, non-governmental email server while she was Secretary of State. In March 2015, when...
Father of Honduran two-year-old who became the face of family separation crisis reveals daughter was never separated from her mother
Via: jasper2529 • News & Politics • 47 Comments • 3 hours ago
The father of the Honduran girl who became the face of the family separation crisis has revealed that he still has not been in touch with his wife or daughter but was happy to learn they are safe. Denis Javier Varela Hernandez, 32, said that he had not heard from his wife Sandra, 32, who was with his two-year-old daughter Yanela Denise, for nearly three weeks until he saw the image...
Vote against the GOP this November, by George Will
Via: johnrussell • News & Politics • 34 Comments • 3 hours ago
Vote against the GOP this November George Will Washington Post Amid the carnage of Republican misrule in Washington, there is this glimmer of good news: The family-shredding policy along the southern border, the most telegenic recent example of misrule, clarified something. Occurring less than 140 days before elections that can reshape Congress, the policy has given...
Report: More than half of immigrants on welfare
Via: old-school-marine • News & Politics • 161 Comments • 3 hours ago
More than half of the nation's immigrants receive some kind of government welfare, a figure that's far higher than the native-born population's, according to a report to be released Wednesday. About 51% of immigrant-led households receive at least one kind of welfare benefit, including Medicaid, food stamps, school lunches and housing assistance, compared to 30% for native-led...
In China, 'Free Trade' Means Steal What You Want
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 12 Comments • 4 hours ago
What can Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL.) and President Donald Trump agree on? Almost nothing, but they agree China is robbing America blind and has to be stopped. When the president slapped a punishing, 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods starting July 6, his least likely GOP ally, Senator Marco Rubio, applauded the tariffs as a "theft tax."...
Deepwater Horizon led to new protections for US waters. Trump just repealed them.
Via: bob-nelson • Environment/Climate • 27 Comments • 4 hours ago
The Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers. Gas erupted into a massive fireball, and then the rig gushed 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. It soon became the largest and most expensive marine oil spill in history, with an estimated $17.2 billion in damages to properties, fisheries, and tourism across the Gulf...
Don't Quit the Republican Party. Stay and Fight
Via: ender • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 4 hours ago
What is an anti–Donald Trump Republican to do? For Steve Schmidt — a top campaign aide to President George W. Bush’s re-election campaign, Sen. John McCain’s 2008 presidential run and other top Republicans’ races — the answer was to quit the party and become an independent. While the decision to become an independent in these circumstances might make sense for a veteran Republican...
Recent Commentssixpick • 11 seconds ago • The Amazing Pelosi-Schumer Immigration Solution!
Raven, this article is a joke, but this article isn't. https://thenewstalkers.com/community/discussion/40585/exclusive-wife-of-border-patrol-agent-posts-agonizing-details-about-husbands-job When I read it I was...1ofmany • 2 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
"..." Theyre all behaviors. Whether they’re abhorrent or not is a judgement. Why do you keep equating a perverse sexual behavior to being black? "..." I want to help them get help. Why do you hate them so much that...epistte • 4 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
"..." Where is your proof that homosexuality is a conscious choice that can be changed because medical science and the a former director of Exodus International says that it is not a choice and cannot be changed.sixpick • 5 minutes ago • The Amazing Pelosi-Schumer Immigration Solution!
Discouraging parents who put their children in the hands of people who are only interested in the money they can make and the activities they can infflict on these innocent children would be a good start in reducing...Rmando • 6 minutes ago • Boston school superintendent resigns one day after lawsuit claims school system shared student immigration info with ICE
How much more evidence do you need that the left cares more about thugs, illegals and gang bangers than they do about actual citizens? Let me guess.... after the illegals have turned their area in Boston into a slum...Gordy327 • 8 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
"..." Why would they feel abnormal to begin with? Especially when they're not? Unless certain types of individuals tells them they are abnormal because they are otherwise ignorant about sexuality and sexual...Vic Eldred • 13 minutes ago • Boston school superintendent resigns one day after lawsuit claims school system shared student immigration info with ICE
The story from 2017 claims that NH set up the road blocks twice. Evidently the roadblocks produced results:"In what was the first such action in New Hampshire since July 2012, that checkpoint resulted in the arrest of...Ender • 15 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
Normal is subjective. Some people hide their feelings and try to push them down. Some people even get married and have children. It usually never works out. The feelings and attractions remain, whether they want...sixpick • 15 minutes ago • The Amazing Pelosi-Schumer Immigration Solution!
I'lll give you the benefit of doubt, since this article is a joke. The Left would never really put themselves in the position of helping others unless it is for some fallacious objective. Remember Socialism is for...epistte • 23 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
"..." The word of the day is epigenetic. "..." I have to wonder why you and a few others continually try to link being LGBTI with abhorrent behaviors such as bestality, necrophilia and pedophilia? Are you just...TiG • 26 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
You seem convinced that a human being can choose their orientation. If that had any merit then you would be able to choose to be gay (temporarily). Can you imagine any amount of will power, coaching, etc. that...1ofmany • 27 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
"..." And what if their innermost feeling tells them they want to be normal? You get to say “nope, too bad. Sorry. You’re too delusional to decide anything so I’ll decide for you and you’re going to have to stay as...sixpick • 27 minutes ago • EXCLUSIVE: Wife of Border Patrol agent posts agonizing details about husband’s job
"..." !st, this is a very good article. It's heartbreaking to read it. On the one hand, we're being invaded and on the other hand we're the only salvation for many. There has to be a happy ending here somewhere...Greg Jones • 28 minutes ago • Trump is grating, but he's a true leader — and America needs him
Yeah, but I wish he had a better filter, but what he's doing works, and it's working for the better for the majority of US citizens. Can you imagine how awful it would be for the country if what's her name had won?...Heartland American • 31 minutes ago • A conservative guide to how to win in 2018 and 2020
True as the original baby boomers born between 1946-1950 have passed full and in the case of half age 70 benefits too and are the largest part of the baby boom generation. 1946-1964. As the years go by the rest of...1ofmany • 37 minutes ago • Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy
"..." Why ask me when you can do a brain scan or examine my genes? There’s the gay gene, the straight gene, the bi gene and then there’s the foot fetish gene, and the hop a goat gene, and the incest gene and on and on.epistte • 40 minutes ago • Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop Sees 3 Times More Customers Since Supreme Court Victory
You appear to be a very angry person. I have read Neitschze, Kant, Schopenhauer and Heidegger, but your reply was logically incoherent, even after reading it multiple times. Instead of being belligerent, you...Heartland American • 42 minutes ago • Trump is grating, but he's a true leader — and America needs him
“Despite the cavils of the Trumpophobes, including formerly serious political publications like the now unrelievedly slipshod Economist of London, and despite his liberties with the truth, President Trump has amassed...epistte • 46 minutes ago • Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop Sees 3 Times More Customers Since Supreme Court Victory
"..." How many of those are wedding cakes? It's just as easy to have crumb-coated cakes in the cooler waiting for the customer's finishing instructions. The bakery could stack a 12' a 10" and an 8" pre-baked round...
By: Veronica • Wiccan • 52 comments • 5 days ago
Another Feast Day is upon me. Midsummer or the Summer Solstice is the most powerful day of the year for the Sun God. It is a Fire feast so bonfires will be lit. Incense: Sage, mint, basil, Saint John's Wort, sunflower, LavenderDecorations: Dried herbs, potpourri, seashells, summer flowers, and fruits.Colours: blue, green, and yellow Element: Fire Midsummer Incense Sage, mint, basil, Saint John's Wort, sunflower, mistletoe (specifically the berries which represent semen), oak, rowan, and fir. Suggested activities for Litha: *Rededication to the Lord and Lady *Divination related to romance and love *Light a white candle in front of a mirror and say your own Lithia prayer over it, then allow the candle to burn out. *Float paper boats with blessings on a river/stream to bring...Loading...
My New Toy
By: Trout Giggles • pleasure • 53 comments • 3 weeks ago
We got this about 2 weeks ago and it was delivered a week ago. We're slowing getting the things we need for it like sheets, memory foam, dry goods, towels, etc. We probably won't get to take it out for a few weeks because of the vacation plans we made before we bought the camper. But I'm going to sit down with my "sister" and talk to her about the campsites she and her husband go and make...
I have an earworm, and now so do you!
By: Studiusbagus • Humor • 105 comments • 6 days ago
First, you know what an earworm is? It's that damn commercial jingle, or segment of a song, quotes. Things like that just rolls around and around in your head seemingly forever. My mother who I was pretty close to had them all the time but she would just sing it or say it and all the time in the kitchen. Which is where she was most of the time anyway. On any given day I would hear the same...
By: Veronica • Wiccan • 52 comments • 5 days ago
Another Feast Day is upon me. Midsummer or the Summer Solstice is the most powerful day of the year for the Sun God. It is a Fire feast so bonfires will be lit. Incense: Sage, mint, basil, Saint John's Wort, sunflower, LavenderDecorations: Dried herbs, potpourri, seashells, summer flowers, and fruits.Colours: blue, green, and yellow Element: Fire Midsummer Incense Sage, mint, basil,...
Guide to the Publisher
By: TiG • TechMeta • 110 comments • one month ago
Why Do We Need A Publisher? NewsTalker’s underlying platform provides native support for three types of articles: Blog, Discussion and Group Discussion. Blogs are for authors (or columnists) to produce and publish original content. Discussions, in contrast, are less formal. A discussion can be original content or it can be a seed. A seed is an article whose original content was...
Building the USS Lapon: Fairwater Details
By: Uncle Bruce • History • 10 comments • 3 weeks ago
I finished my last blog with the Periscope Shears and the lookout platform built. I’ve been rather busy adding quite a bit of detail to this part of the superstructure. Unfortunately, I didn’t take a lot of pictures (read none) to show the progress. But I will show each of the details I’ve added now. Reference photo is at the bottom. I’ll start with the SJ Radar mast. In the...
Today is the 85 anniversary of the BDS movement
By: kpr37 • Israel • 9 comments • 3 weeks ago
#OTD In 1933, Nazi Germany staged a daylong national boycott of Jewish-owned businesses http://apne.ws/ZcmZsiE Who knew today is the 85 anniversary of the BDS movement? I wonder if there is some sort of ceremony on American university campuses to commemorate the event? Walking in the footsteps of monsters! (they could call it) It is really not that difficult to trace this toxic ideology...
A Thought For Today - May 31, 2018
By: Veronica • Generic • 5 comments • 3 weeks ago
“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” ― Anne Frank I am going to spend today looking inside of myself to find my potential.
"Choices" note to Kanye West
By: kpr37 • Nigeria • 28 comments • 2 months ago
K-K-Kanye West darling of the "alt-right" at the moment, has been invited to visit Nigeria by Shehu Sani, a member of the "All Progressive Congress", the ruling party in Nigeria. As one should historically be very wary of Greeks bearing gifts, one should well examine progressives of any stripe peddling a narrative, wanting to 'inform" you. Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) A Nigerian senator has invited...
By: calbab • Religion and Reason • 150 comments • one month ago
MockingBird DaY This morning, there were sounds of many voices heard outside my window. I thought, "Who could it be, now?" I gazed over at the security cameras. There was the neighborhood mockingbird up and at 'em prancing house-left along my home - spitting out mellow sounds and rhymes in a throaty soliloquy to no bird in particular. I watched as this lady bird bounced and sprang up on...
Foodporn: T's favorite shrimp cocktail
By: T.Fargo • Food Fanatics • 29 comments • 3 months ago
Cocktail sauce was popularized in the U.S. in the 1920. While cold sauces were popular, the unusual ingredient of horseradish (Which was brought to the U.S. via southern Europe and western Asia) made a sauce that some thought was born out of a dare. Nostril cleaning, citrusy chili sauce with the sweetness of tomatoes? It just sounds like a dare that happened to be delicious. I place a...