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California lawmaker criticized for only inviting Christians to town hall

California lawmaker criticized for only inviting Christians to town hall


Via: pat wilson  •  22 comments  •  2 hours ago
A Republican lawmaker recently elected to the California state Senate sparked criticism this week for only appearing to invite Christians to a town hall, Action News Now reported Friday. Brian Dahle , an assemblyman and farmer from Bieber, won a special election for a California Senate seat earlier this month and was sworn into office on Wednesday. He scheduled a “Faith and Values...
Jun 15 4:00pm @4 I sure hope they don't plot to convert everyone in the state by force. That would be cra cra!
Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University

Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  3 comments  •  12 hours ago
A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged May 16 attack at the school in Selinsgrove, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by The Post. Thakur’s roommate reported the alleged...
Jun 15 3:06pm @1.1.1 I think you are right. I suspect it is underreported.
Jun 15 2:53pm @1 I was surprised to find out this is more common than one would think. Rape is rape.
'I think I’d take it': In exclusive interview, Trump says he would listen if foreigners offered dirt on opponents

'I think I’d take it': In exclusive interview, Trump says he would listen if foreigners offered dirt on opponents


Via: Tessylo  •  267 comments  •  4 hours ago
'I think I’d take it': In exclusive interview, Trump says he would listen if foreigners offered dirt on opponents   LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, Good Morning America   51 minutes ago   UP NEXT Trump on whether Don Jr. should have reported Russia email to FBI: 'Give me a break'...
Jun 15 3:01pm @21 How soon we forget when Ted Kennedy asked the KGB for help to defeat Ronald Reagan. https://www.thedailybeast.com/when-the-left-longed-for-russian-political-interference Was that legal?
Amazing Ball girl catch

Amazing Ball girl catch


Via: It Is ME  •  30 comments  •  3 hours ago
Ball Girl outshines player !
Jun 15 1:38pm @5.3.1 Your suspicions were spot on!
Jun 15 12:46pm @5 I hate to burst your bubbles, but it's a fake. It's from a Gatorade commercial.
Iran: America's Latest Drive for War

Iran: America's Latest Drive for War


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  20 comments  •  8 hours ago
This week, two oil tankers exploded in the Persian Gulf,   reportedly as a result of a limpet mine attack . Neither tanker flew a US flag. One was Panama-flagged, and the other was Marshall Islands-flagged. No one was killed. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo immediately accused the Iranian regime of being responsible for the attack. Pompeo told reporters   that the accusation was “based on...
Jun 15 1:19pm @1 We need to shut this down quickly! There is no legitimate reason to beat war drums.
The Power Of Great Music

The Power Of Great Music


By: JohnRussell  •  31 comments  •  2 hours ago
Post some great music folks STILL - Martina McBride WAKE ME UP - Avicii SO MANY STARS - Sarah Vaughn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-NmVTYThKQ TELL HIM IM NOT HOME  - Chuck Jackson
Jun 15 10:56am @2 The greatest male rock vocalist in rock's history!
New study finds surprising cure for stress

New study finds surprising cure for stress


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  38 comments  •  25 minutes ago
Jun 15 10:20am @6 Outdoor activities and exercise are a must but, I've been using this new CBD oil from a company that produces organic CBD with .003% THC. The only additive is organic spearmint. After a few weeks...
550 African migrants were just caught in Texas. DHS head says they aren’t being screened for Ebola

550 African migrants were just caught in Texas. DHS head says they aren’t being screened for Ebola


Via: 1stwarrior  •  61 comments  •  2 days ago
The border crisis is no longer exclusively a problem of illegal Central American migrants. As word spreads of the collapse of border enforcement, the number of migrants from Africa continues to increase. The threat of bringing in dangerous diseases is higher than ever, yet there are no mandatory and universal screenings, quarantines, or detention before illegal immigrants are released into...
Jun 13 11:27am @4.1.30 Ebola can stay present in semen for over a year. It's a problem. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ebola-virus-can-last-in-semen-for-565-days/
Jun 12 7:53pm @5 Ebolapalooza has begun, ship them to open border cities.
Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  262 comments  •  36 minutes ago
Video Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance, lost his case, arguing Congress' mandate to inscribe "In God We...
Jun 13 11:22am @11 The solution is to take the quarter and hold it in your hand while using your thumb to rub off the in god we trust. According to the manufacture of tootsie pops it takes 364 licks to get to the...
Melania Trump says she'll serve 4 more years as first lady

Melania Trump says she'll serve 4 more years as first lady


Via: Vic Eldred  •  61 comments  •  2 days ago  •  LOCKED
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump says she's ready to serve another four years as first lady if her husband is re-elected. She says, "I love what I do." The first lady revealed her intentions during a question-and-answer period Monday with students at Albritton Middle School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Mrs. Trump and the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, Karen Pence, traveled...
Jun 12 7:55pm @5 She is way hotter than Barrack Ebola's beard, Michelle
I Want To Thank Perrie

I Want To Thank Perrie


By: JohnRussell  •  55 comments  •  22 hours ago
I am creating this article for the purpose of thanking Perrie for everything she does for Newstalkers , and for being a great leader of this forum for 8 years. Lord knows it has not always been easy for her. There are times when the membership, the topics and the comments and even interactions of members can "try men's souls".  I imagine there are times when she feels up against it....
Jun 12 7:52pm @14.1.1 Yes of course, just read meta and the fp, it's public.
Jun 12 7:33pm @14 This would almost work John if you didn't call names and tell her what's wrong with her on a daily basis. Nice try. No dice.
The Viral Sunburn Tattoo Trend Is Seriously Dangerous—Here’s Why

The Viral Sunburn Tattoo Trend Is Seriously Dangerous—Here’s Why


Via: Jasper2529  •  29 comments  •  yesterday
Sure it looks like harmless summer fun. But no matter how you spin it, sunburn tattoos are extremely dangerous and can put you at serious risk of skin cancer. "In order for the stencil, or tattoo, to be apparent, you would have to damage the surrounding tissue enough that it either tans heavily or burns,"  Rachel Nazarian , MD, a New York–based dermatologist and Fellow of the American...
Jun 12 11:46am @4.1.1 It's not the bad cancer but a wake up call for this sun worshiper.
Jun 12 11:39am @4 Timing.... I'm actually sitting in the dermatologist office right now. He just took a chunk of flesh out of my nose and I am waiting for biopsy to determine if they take out more. Then at 1:00 a...
Bakery sues Oberlin College after a robbery at the bakery.

Bakery sues Oberlin College after a robbery at the bakery.


Via: Krishna  •  4 comments  •  4 days ago
A jury in Ohio determined that Oberlin College libeled Gibson’s Bakery when students accused the business of being racist. Dake Kang/Associated Press ELYRIA, Ohio — Gibson’s Bakery won more than $11 million from Oberlin College in a lawsuit stemming from protests outside the business in November 2016. The bakery sued the liberal arts college and Vice President...
Jun 12 11:32am @4 A lesson to all the old white males on the site who try to pretend they are the SJW hall monitors of America after a life of bigotry. You're not forgiven....
Will They Ever Leave Him Alone? Christian Baker Jack Phillips Is Being Sued—Again

Will They Ever Leave Him Alone? Christian Baker Jack Phillips Is Being Sued—Again


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  311 comments  •  3 hours ago
Remember Jack Phillips, the Christian baker from Colorado who was sued for refusing to make a cake for a gay wedding? He's being sued again, for the third time, by the same lawyer who tried and failed to take him down last time. CBS Denver: Attorneys for a Denver woman greased the pan for yet another legal battle against a Lakewood bakery already burned around the edges from a series...
Jun 12 10:35am @12 This is such a stupid topic. Why would you want a cake from someone who doesn't like you or want to bake you a cake?
New York state lawmakers introduce bill to decriminalize sex work

New York state lawmakers introduce bill to decriminalize sex work


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  79 comments  •  3 days ago
By   Erik Ortiz A group of Democratic lawmakers in New York state introduced a bill Monday that seeks to decriminalize sex work and make it legal to engage in the consensual sale of sex. The   bill , which follows similar legislative efforts in other states, including Massachusetts and Maine, would go further by vacating prior convictions of people engaged in activity that would no...
Jun 12 10:10am @16 If I open a brothel of robot sex workers can i discipline the ones that get out of line without repercussions? I need a cool hat, cape and pimp cane too. Purple suit shopping, bbl.....
Jun 12 10:06am @10.2.1 I've been doing wrist exercises too to strengthen my pimp hand.
Jun 11 6:42pm @10.1.1 $200,000 a year plus benefits I need you to run it by hand though until I hire some girls.
Jun 11 11:24am @10 Once this happens I'll be opening a brothel in NYC. I am now accepting applications for a brothel manager if anyone is interested?
DC Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag

DC Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  61 comments  •  4 days ago
Updated 2:50 p.m. A gay pride parade in Washington, D.C. has been criticized by Jewish and LGBTQ groups for banning Jewish and Israeli symbols from its Friday event. The D.C. Dyke March is designed to include people of diverse races, religions and gender identities who feel excluded from the more mainstream Pride parade, organizers   told   The Washington Post. The march will...
Jun 12 10:02am @7.2.6 Zoo? That's very hurtful, I'm reporting you to the moonbat sjw army on twatter!
Jun 11 8:19pm @7.2.4 I'm boycotting until trans nonbinary giraffes are added. 
Jun 10 3:33pm @7.2.2 I do know the difference but the added acronyms are unnecessary. 
Jun 10 3:02pm @7.2 "..." The additions sound very redundant. Why don't we just tell everyone they are special.
Jun 10 10:35am @6.1 "..." What is that? Are we adding new sexual preferences? 
Jun 10 10:34am @5.1 Truly bizarre Buzz. 
Jun 08 2:30pm @3.2.2 "..." Exactly.
Jun 08 2:22pm @3.2 The march allows pro Palestinian and Gay Islam flags. It may have to be renamed the Nazi Dyke march.
Jun 08 2:16pm @2.1 Homosexuality is legal in Israel and illegal in the majority of Middle Eastern countries so it makes sense.....
Jun 08 2:05pm @1 Sounds inclusive!
A girl's unbreakable bond with her pet duck grows deeper every day

A girl's unbreakable bond with her pet duck grows deeper every day


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  38 comments  •  4 days ago
Jun 12 9:59am @17 Time for Peking Duck. First duck head soup, then Peking duck with a sauce and pancakes.
Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds


Via: Bob Nelson  •  157 comments  •  14 hours ago
Forty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having this preference, according to a new poll. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the Puerto Rican Day parade in New York on Sunday. Ocasio-Cortez is an avowed democratic socialist. Jose Alvarado Jr/Reuters That four in 10 respondents supported socialism...
Jun 11 12:12pm @6.1.3 My attitude regarding socialism is based on it's failed history. How does Bob propose we become a socialist country without the unintended dictatorship? I am assuming you don't simply want a...
Jun 11 11:32am @6.1.1 We are discussing socialism John, not capitalist societies with a welfare state. Most Western nations have a welfare state. Ours is smaller right now because unemployment is low, wages are rising...
Jun 11 11:20am @6 Historical attempts to implement socialism and communism lead to a dictatorship. No country has been able to emerge from the dictatorship of the proletariat to it's ultimate goal. At this point...
What would you choose?

What would you choose?


By: MrFrost  •  85 comments  •  3 days ago
So, simple question... If you could choose to be any being, what would you choose? Fictional? Non-fictional? Fantasy? Science fiction? Over the eons of time, what would you choose to live as? Mammal, reptile, amphibian... Take your pick...
Jun 11 10:20am @16.5 Good things happen when you rub the magic lamp.
Jun 10 9:05pm @13 I'd like to be an Ebola Super Virus. I'd mutate and save the planet from climate change.
DOJ investigating 'non-governmental organizations and individuals' as part of 'broad' probe into surveillance abuses

DOJ investigating 'non-governmental organizations and individuals' as part of 'broad' probe into surveillance abuses


Via: Vic Eldred  •  118 comments  •  4 days ago  •  LOCKED
As part of its ongoing "multifaceted" and "broad" review into potential misconduct by U.S. intelligence agencies during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Justice Department revealed Monday it is also investigating the activities of several "non-governmental organizations and individuals." Additionally, the DOJ announced that the probe, let by Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham, was...
Jun 11 10:16am @7 Using foreign Intelligence agencies to spy on an American political campaign? It's becoming undeniable, there was a soft coup attempt and it's going to see the light. Biggest scandal in US history....
EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES

EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  12 comments  •  2 days ago
EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES Last week, Heinonen made waves when he warned KAN radio that Iran could make enough material for a nuclear weapon in six to eight months. BY YONAH JEREMY BOB, JERUSALEM POST, JUNE 10, 2019 IAEA cameras in Iranian uranium enrichment facility 311. (photo credit: REUTERS) Iran may be hiding as many as five...
Jun 10 9:28pm @2 Once we elect Beto we can send him on the green new deal Bicyleforce one with a backpack full cash so they can fund our destruction and sign another nuclear deal.
GOP Seeks to Destroy First Amendment and Democracy Itself

GOP Seeks to Destroy First Amendment and Democracy Itself


Via: Don Overton  •  17 comments  •  5 days ago
The GOP will fight to the death for the Second Amendment, allowing anybody to buy and possess deadly weapons. This uncritical advocacy has, of course, resulted in a string of mass shootings in the United States, costing many American lives. When it comes to the First Amendment, however, the GOP doesn’t find the Constitution quite so precious or worth upholding. The   West Virginia...
Jun 10 1:56pm @2.1.2 The Koch pacs are now the largest DNC donor. I'd probably amend my Koch-sucker comments from now on. They are busy blowing Nancy.
Jun 09 4:35pm @2.1 The Kochs are open borders advocates, the donated millions in 2018 to Democrats.
LGBT+ pride marches in US interrupted by neo-Nazis and stampede

LGBT+ pride marches in US interrupted by neo-Nazis and stampede


Via: Tessylo  •  167 comments  •  3 days ago  •  LOCKED
U.S. LGBT+ pride marches in US interrupted by neo-Nazis and stampede   Tom Embury-Dennis, The Independent   Sun, Jun 9 5:05 AM EDT Two separate LGBT pride marches disrupted by neo-Nazis, stampede Separate   LGBT+ pride   marches in the US were disrupted on Saturday, one by a stampede triggered over fears of a shooting and another by one of America’s biggest neo-Nazi...
Jun 10 12:58pm @4.1.1 That is the actual promoted name of the march. That's what the organizers call it every year and the link is from a progressive site. Not sure what you are talking about....
Jun 10 11:51am @4 The Nazis and Gay Pride march organizers agreed to ban Jewish flags and Israeli gay pride flags.  Where the Nazi's protesting or marching with them?...
HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Gives Voice To Ordinary Soviets’ Horror Of Socialism

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Gives Voice To Ordinary Soviets’ Horror Of Socialism


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  7 comments  •  5 days ago
The nuclear glow of the colorless sky in Belorussian Palissia is the most genuinely disturbing cinematography on TV right now. HBO’s “Chernobyl” mini-series is so vividly drab, I almost smell cement particles in my living room. The Soviet small town consists entirely of concrete towers, and the government buildings sport naked grey walls decorated only with the obligatory likenesses of...
Jun 10 12:45pm @1 The real take away after watching the show for me was that when you surrender all to the state, the state surrenders the people to protect itself. The movie is the ultimate condemnation of the...
The Coming G.O.P. Apocalypse Stumbling blind into the age of diversity.

The Coming G.O.P. Apocalypse Stumbling blind into the age of diversity.


Via: JohnRussell  •  8 comments  •  6 days ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/opinion/republicans-generation-gap.html For much of the 20th century, young and old people voted pretty similarly. The defining gaps in our recent politics have been the gender gap (women preferring Democrats) and the education gap. But now the generation gap is back, with a vengeance. This is most immediately evident in the way Democrats are...
Jun 10 11:47am @1.1 So is this why two rich old white people are at the top of the leaderboard? Sounds diverse....LOL
Trump’s $3.6 Million Ireland Detour Brings Taxpayer-Funded Golf Tab To $105.8 million

Trump’s $3.6 Million Ireland Detour Brings Taxpayer-Funded Golf Tab To $105.8 million


Via: Tessylo  •  101 comments  •  5 days ago
Trump’s $3.6 Million Ireland Detour Brings Taxpayer-Funded Golf Tab To $105.8 million S.V. Date , HuffPost • June 7, 2019 President Donald Trump wrapped up a visit...
Jun 10 11:14am @5.3.11 I couldn't agree more. The first order of business is to actually cut federal spending, not cut mythical increases in spending as they often do when claiming victory.
Jun 10 10:55am @5.3.9 "..." Deficits always matter unless of course you are the party in power, then you have your fellow economists write articles to pump your spending spree. They assure us its good until it's not....
A Dogs Life - Sometime it ain't so great.

A Dogs Life - Sometime it ain't so great.


By: Kavika  •  34 comments  •  3 days ago
When the owners of dogs die they frequently leave behind a pet that has no where to go and no provisions are made for it. It's a very sad situation.  One of the dogs wants to tell you his story.  Hi, my name is Zeus and I'm 11 years old now. I'm a pretty big fella, around 95 lbs and I'm a iron colored Pit Bull. Some people think that I'm really scary looking and dangerous. I'm really...
Jun 09 8:20pm @5 Great story Kavika. Right now I'm the human thunder blanket for my children's Hero Delgado. We have heavy rain and tornadoes in the area. Delgado is showing early signs of dementia.
Beto O’Rourke Wants Term Limits For Congress And The Supreme Court

Beto O’Rourke Wants Term Limits For Congress And The Supreme Court


Via: Bob Nelson  •  14 comments  •  6 days ago
Beto O’Rourke said that as president he would push for a constitutional amendment to create term limits for senators, representatives, and Supreme Court justices, part of a sweeping voting rights and government reform plan released Wednesday that highlights fault lines in the Democratic field. As part of the platform, O’Rourke would also restore the ability to vote to felons who have...
Jun 09 7:58pm @4 Bicycle seat sniffing Beto is a confused lunatic but I support term limits regardless of his passion for man purses and virtue signaling.
Notoriously Racist Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Was Smitten By Notoriously Racist President, Letters Reveal

Notoriously Racist Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Was Smitten By Notoriously Racist President, Letters Reveal


Via: JohnRussell  •  15 comments  •  6 days ago
Notoriously Racist Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Was Smitten By Notoriously Racist President, Letters Reveal 08.06.19 12:24 Author: Robyn Pennacchia | Trump, Whitey bulger loved trump, The mob, Racists, Whitey bulger This past October, notorious Boston mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger was bludgeoned to death in a West Virginia prison. But before that, he spent years writing letters...
Jun 09 7:45pm @2 The good news is the DOJ prosecutor that indicated the FBI agents who helped This crook is now looking at the origins of the Russia Hoax.
Man Identifying As 6-Year-Old Crushes Game-Winning Homer In Tee-Ball Championship

Man Identifying As 6-Year-Old Crushes Game-Winning Homer In Tee-Ball Championship


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  23 comments  •  6 days ago
AUBURN, CA—Local 36-year-old man Nate Ripley, who identifies as a six-year-old, “absolutely crushed” a game-winning homer at a local tee-ball game and won the championship for his team Monday evening, reports confirmed. Ripley reportedly walked up to the plate in the bottom of the 6th, pointed his bat toward the left-field wall looming 130 feet in the distance, and let her rip,...
Jun 09 7:34pm @4.2.9 I think the guy is a switch hitter.
Jun 09 4:33pm @8 We have a LGBTQ t-ball league that plays on Wendsdays. It's extremely competitive. 
Jun 09 4:32pm @4.2.5 Which ones, CNN, MSLSD, the Washington Compost and The New York Slimes ran them for almost 3 years. The leftizoid media is making Alex Jones look like Walter Cronkite.
Jun 08 5:20pm @4.2.1 Ooooooooooh no, not the CNN pic again!
Jun 08 4:56pm @4.1 Actually, when John is upset or doesn't like an article his comments then become the funny. A sincere Thank you!!!!!!
Jun 08 4:20pm @3.1 I told my physician I was considering transitioning to a giraffe and he had me watch an educational video and I've decided to hold off. I'm exploring different trannimal options now.
Jun 08 4:02pm @1
Tennessee DA says gay couples are not entitled to domestic violence protections

Tennessee DA says gay couples are not entitled to domestic violence protections


Via: Ender  •  40 comments  •  6 days ago
In a newly surfaced video, a Tennessee district attorney argued LGBT people are not entitled to domestic violence protections because he does not recognize their marriages as legitimate, according to   NewsChannel5 Nashville. "So the social engineers on the Supreme Court decided that we now have homosexual marriage. I disagree with them. What do I do with domestic assaults?" Coffee...
Jun 08 12:54pm @10 Domestic violence is actually higher in same sex relationships. It's even higher among Lesbian couples. This guy is an asshole.
Stock Market: Landry's CEO Tilman Fertitta on Beyond Meat,

Stock Market: Landry's CEO Tilman Fertitta on Beyond Meat,


Via: Krishna  •  7 comments  •  one week ago
I think its going to be part of our menu in the future to come.
Jun 08 11:40am @5 I'd like to thank Tilman Fertitta for scouring the entire country for the best beef and then telling us where it's at.  44 Farms Black Angus in Cameron Texas! You can order from them online!!!!!!...
The National Zoo’s Female Asian Water Dragon Successfully Reproduced Without a Male

The National Zoo’s Female Asian Water Dragon Successfully Reproduced Without a Male


Via: Bob Nelson  •  5 comments  •  one week ago
A female Asian water dragon housed at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo has successfully produced healthy offspring without the assistance of a breeding male. The almost 3-year-old female offspring (left) and her 12-year-old mother (right) Skip Brown/Smithsonian’s National Zoo As researchers led by Kyle Miller , an animal keeper at the Zoo’s Reptile Discovery Center,...
Jun 08 11:32am @2 My kid has a bearded Dragon named Rex. It took us awhile to figure out Rex is a she. Rex is getting huge and is a surprisingly good pet. The Bearded dragons are known to reproduce on their own as...
Trump's threat of tariffs succeed

Trump's threat of tariffs succeed


By: Vic Eldred  •  153 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
After 3 days of intense negotiations the US and Mexico have reached an agreement, which will include returning migrants seeking asylum to Mexico. Mexico will deploy their national guard troops along their southern border , increase actions to dismantle human trafficking operations, and take extra steps to coordinate with the American government to share information. More details are to be...
Jun 08 11:04am @13 Someone actually did something to get Mexico interested in helping stem the crisis at the border? It's Nazism I tell ya, pure nazism....LOL
Elizabeth Warren's Budget Math Still Doesn't Work

Elizabeth Warren's Budget Math Still Doesn't Work


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  67 comments  •  one week ago
On the campaign trail, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass.) is promising voters that she " has a plan for that "—no matter what "that" is. But her plans don't add up. Take Warren's   appearance   last week on   The View , where she overestimated the number of programs she could fund with her proposed   wealth tax   of 2 percent on personal net worth over $50 million dollars and 3...
Jun 07 1:31pm @4.1 Well she is new to progressiveness. When she was a filthy corporate lawyer scalping employees from their benefits she voted Republican. She was a rank and file. Then she had the epiphany of how to...
Jun 05 12:09pm @1 Simple math threatens the 2020 pandering parade. 
Dogs owners feeling long-term stress can transfer it to their dogs, science shows

Dogs owners feeling long-term stress can transfer it to their dogs, science shows


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  14 comments  •  one week ago
By   Associated Press When dog owners go through a stressful period, they’re not alone in feeling the pressure — their   dogs feel it   too, a new study suggests. Dog owners experiencing long bouts of stress can transfer it to their dogs, scientists report in a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports. The Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or...
Jun 07 12:38pm @5 First sing of conflict in the house, my female shepherd scurries up stairs to her kennel. If the two boys start arguing aggressively, my male shepherd intervenes with force. 
Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary'

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary'


Via: JohnRussell  •  32 comments  •  one week ago
www.upi.com Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' 2-2 minutes June 6 (UPI) -- Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate. Takumi Nemoto, Japan's health, labor and welfare minister, answered...
Jun 07 11:10am @1.1.6 It's called an opinion, it really is as simple as that.
Jun 07 11:05am @1.1.4 Some of us seem to gawk at women more than others. 
Jun 07 10:59am @1.1.2 No shoe fetish here.....sorry.
Jun 07 10:34am @1.1 "..." Speak for yourself, I've never found them sexual at all. 
The Independents Dilemma

The Independents Dilemma


By: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  474 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Recently in a political discussion, I was asked why do I always take a side. I was kind of shocked since I really don't participate in political discussions much. The reality of my life is that I don't take sides in politics since I view partisanship as pointless. What I do care about are the issues, the character of the politician, and current events that will impact my life.  But the...
Jun 06 4:56pm @27.3.28 Economic Wonk? Please Bob, I've read all of your economic seeds. You are no wonk but it's funny you try to call yourself one. You couldn't explain the causation of France's unemployment if you...
Jun 06 4:42pm @26.2.133 I can direct you to a few Austrian economics sites if you want.  It's what actually works.
Jun 06 4:40pm @26.2.132 I'm actually working in the capitalist economy right now, multitasking while on the phone. Be honored I take time to talk to you two retired guys. I'm a charitable man.
Jun 06 4:37pm @27.3.26 So what's up with the unemployment in France Bob?  
Jun 06 4:30pm @26.2.126 i always knew you two were close. He votes for that failure so yes he's culpable. Next question!
Jun 06 3:56pm @28.2.3 He likes to discuss death, doom and gloom and that discredited dogma killed close to 100 Million in the 20th century.  Adding a few social issues with an environmental fantasy to the agenda it...
Jun 06 3:39pm @27.3.24 How about a suggestion? Stop trying to squeeze into skinny jeans, stop flying the Antifa flag and hanging out with unemployed baristas espousing communism. Seriously, if they can't get a job in...
Jun 06 3:25pm @26.2.118 Well let's explore that further, your Utopian France has a current unemployment rate of 8.7% versus the US rate of 3.6%. Why would anyone here listen to what you have to say regarding economics,...
Jun 06 2:45pm @26.2.101 I suppose you'd prefer little bumper sticker virtue signals with pictures?
Jun 06 2:37pm @26.2.95 "..." I think i am going to put those on Bumper stickers and sell them at the Next cult we all die in 12 years rally. Then I will take some of the proceeds and pick up the trash all the faux...
Jun 06 2:34pm @26.2.93 That is correct but as far as the pumpkin John referenced, it's mine and if you take it without permission it doesn't end well. Grow your own pumpkin, pumpkin.
Jun 06 2:30pm @27.4.7 It's usually a place where underachievers seek careers. This is why government should be small and limited in power.
Jun 06 2:27pm @26.2.88 "..." We all have choices and those choices have consequences. The goal should be to make good choices. Make good choices, that's how life works.
Jun 06 2:26pm @26.2.87 I wasn't asking Christ.
Jun 06 2:26pm @26.2.85 I never said it was a god given right, it's a constitutional right and it's guaranteed. If you and Bob would like to change that, good luck. You will need to ratify a new Constitution.
Jun 06 2:21pm @26.2.82 "..." Why on earth would I trust the central planners, or the fantastical idea of a government that Bob wants with my son's livelihood when I am fully capable of providing for him? Let's not...
Jun 06 2:10pm @26.2.76 Our society is founded on property rights whether you like it or not. Because you may have not accumulated a sufficient amount of property isn't really an intellectual argument against upending the...
Jun 06 1:06pm @26.2.47 What is Bob doing with his wealth? Giving it to Government? Walk the Walk Bob!
Jun 06 1:00pm @26.2.45 I have a son with a disability, I am leaving him enough money to live his life. You aren't going to provide for him. Government isn't going to do it.  It really is none of your god damn business...
Jun 06 12:55pm @26.2.43 "..." What business is it of yours? It's not your money!  If someone in my family passes and leaves me some coin, it doesn't affect you at all. Mind your own business, worry about yourself and...
Jun 06 12:51pm @27.5.11 Of course, instead of complaining when I was broke I got a second job. Nothing stood in the way of working more. There really was nothing simple about it, it sucked but you do what you have to do.
Jun 06 12:38pm @26.2.32 If someone's daddy was rich it's not your business nor are you entitled to any part of that money nor should our government have any claim.  No one is screwed when money is passed down to family....
Jun 06 12:21pm @27.5.6 Those of us with brains, don't breed them unless we can feed them. Personal responsibility is paramount to one's success in life.
Jun 06 11:27am @26.2.21 "..." Undermining the free market is exactly what has failed us. Corrupt regulators and crony legislators misrepresent protections with the intended purpose of picking winners and losers based on...
Jun 05 9:57pm @27.3.6 [deleted]
Jun 05 1:24pm @27.4.3 Wait, can I sell at the next the next Liz Warren campaign rally? I'm a capitalist, I bet i can get the bumper sticker made for 30 cents and sell it for $5. T-shirts, yes, I'm going to do t-shirts...
Jun 05 1:22pm @27.3.3 More virtue signaling? That's your response? Yes Bob we think you are a compassionate man. Does that make you feel better? You can't do it can you? You cannot explain how your ideological Utopian...
Jun 05 1:09pm @24.1.20 The current administration unwound the following regulations https://www.brookings.edu/interactives/tracking-deregulation-in-the-trump-era/ and now Minority unemployment is the lowest it's ever...
Jun 05 1:01pm @27.4.1 The government has a lengthy history of using the regulations to help their political donors or hurt their political foes. Protectionism has been a tool of the corrupt more than not. Crony...
Jun 05 12:56pm @27.3.1 Aww Bob that is so dramatic. Surely you can put forth an intellectually articulate rebuttal that doesn't require the virtue signaling hysteria? You know, the type of communication you are always...
Jun 05 12:31pm @24.1.16 It's a product, purchase it.  That is the point. Government intervention and regulation is to blame for the outlandish costs. 
Jun 05 12:25pm @27 Deregulation is the key to the current economy. When Government gets out of the way, unemployment nose dives and wages rise. Everything the far left is currently pitching has been tried and failed....
Jun 05 12:15pm @24.1.11 Everyone I know has healthcare, we pay for it, we just pay more for it after the failed affordable care act. Higher premiums, higher deductibles and less coverage. The majority doesn't want your...
Jun 04 1:08pm @18.1 "..." Pandering is intellectual laziness and seems to be an epidemic among academia and our political class. They all sound very similar.
Jun 03 5:25pm @13 It's discouraging to see so many salivate over these two political parties. They both believe government is the solution and they are both wrong. The simple deregulation by the Trumpanzee took a...
Jun 03 5:17pm @10.2 Obama's economic policy was simply awful. His crony regulations obstructed economic recovery. Many of us are still in the workforce and do not want to return to the economic misery.
Jun 03 4:37pm @3.1 "..." Yes because camping on the far left and embracing an Ideology that murdered close to 100 Million in the 20th century is moral. Well done.
Let’s Ditch Mitch

Let’s Ditch Mitch


Via: Bob Nelson  •  32 comments  •  one week ago
O.K., throwing this one at you without warning: What’s your opinion of Mitch McConnell? A) Spawn of Satan. B) Sort of pitiful, what with having Donald Trump on his back. C) Can we talk about how he looks like a turtle? Definitely not the last one. It’s true that many Americans think of McConnell as turtle-like, due to his lack of anything resembling a chin. But this is...
Jun 06 12:26pm @5 Mtich McConnel and his wife are parasite criminals and should be locked up for their crimes. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/02/us/politics/elaine-chao-china.html
D-Day Vets In Their 90s Parachute Into Normandy 75 Years Later, This Time To Cheers

D-Day Vets In Their 90s Parachute Into Normandy 75 Years Later, This Time To Cheers


Via: Kavika  •  12 comments  •  one week ago
U.S. World War II D-Day veteran Tom Rice, from Coronado, Calif., parachutes in a tandem jump into a field in Carentan, Normandy, France, on Wednesday. Approximately 200 parachutists participated in the event, replicating a jump made by U.S. soldiers on June 6, 1944 — D-Day The first time Tom Rice jumped out of a plane over the Normandy coast, German...
Jun 06 10:31am @5 I'd have a heart attack, that veteran must have one hell of a cardio system at 97. Impressive.
Photographer And His Wife Plant 2 Million Trees In 20 Years To Restore A Destroyed Forest And Even The Animals Have Returned

Photographer And His Wife Plant 2 Million Trees In 20 Years To Restore A Destroyed Forest And Even The Animals Have Returned


Via: Ender  •  18 comments  •  one week ago
According   to the   United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization , 129 million hectares of forest, an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa, have been lost from the Earth forever since 1990. An area roughly the size of the country of Panama is being lost each and every year. With some  15 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions   come from deforestation, and countless...
Jun 05 1:49pm @7 A few years ago I had the opportunity to vacation at an eco resort in an area that was once farmland. It was a pristine rain forest that had been scalped. The government repurchased the land and...
Common health beliefs not necessarily true

Common health beliefs not necessarily true


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  36 comments  •  one week ago
Jun 05 11:36am @4 Tofu for all of you.
Raped girl, 17, dies by legal euthanasia (assisted suicide)  in the Netherlands

Raped girl, 17, dies by legal euthanasia (assisted suicide) in the Netherlands


Via: JohnRussell  •  58 comments  •  one week ago
Noa Pothoven: Raped girl, 17, dies by legal euthanasia in the Netherlands A teenager who said she was raped by two men died by legal euthanasia in the Netherlands, it's emerged. Noa Pothoven made a "sad last post" to social media last week in which she announced she would "die within 10 days". The 17-year-old detailed her struggles with sexual...
Jun 05 11:13am @9 I almost seeded this yesterday John, I know what happened to her is an awful thing but I cannot believe that at 17 there is no way for her to find a way to have a life. Feeling hopeless at 17 does...
Rachel Maddow's credibility and ratings at a low ebb following Mueller findings, critics say

Rachel Maddow's credibility and ratings at a low ebb following Mueller findings, critics say


Via: Vic Eldred  •  61 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
MSNBC 's "The Rachel Maddow Show" has been hit with a serious one-two punch. One day after finishing May with its worst ratings since   Donald Trump   took office, the lefty pundit's eponymous program faced a   Vanity Fair  bombshell report that the   New York Times   didn’t want its reporters appearing on Maddow's show, not because her ratings were down, but because she was too far...
Jun 04 10:00pm @2.4.9 Rachel Maddow is battling Alex Jones for the Title. I think she will win without the help but you can never be too sure. Great Job. She's having a fake news super fan contest. Who knows, with so...
Jun 04 5:40pm @8 I just received my telepathic tin foil hat transponder, what time do the communications start?
Jun 04 1:00pm @5.2.5 Obtuse.
Jun 04 12:24pm @5.2.3 "..." They were looking for someone more feminine, they turned us both down.
Jun 04 12:22pm @5.1.4 Sealion the link: New York Times reinforces policy prohibiting reporters from appearing on cable shows like Maddow...
Jun 04 11:48am @5.2.1 She is the ambassador of conspiracy. Your fondness of her is not an argument. Liberal journalists are running from association. The good news is Sham Wow is looking for someone to do their...
Jun 04 11:47am @5.1.1 No but the New York times banned their journalists from appearing on those two fake news networks.
Jun 04 11:10am @5 Rachel Maddow is a fringe conspiracy theorist on par with Alex Jones. Actual journalists are running from the association before their careers are tainted.
Scot Peterson, school resource officer criticized for his response during the Parkland shooting, faces felony charges

Scot Peterson, school resource officer criticized for his response during the Parkland shooting, faces felony charges


Via: cjfrommn  •  20 comments  •  one week ago
CNN)  Former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson -- who was criticized for how he responded when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School -- has been charged with 11 counts, including felony child neglect charges, authorities said. Parkland families welcome charges for officer who was on duty the day of school shooting...
Jun 04 9:35pm @2 The Broward Coward gets what he deserves. BTW he is a gun control supporter and Democrat. In the face of danger he hide. Maybe a low T problem.
Biden Climate Plan Is Closest We've Got to Workable Solution

Biden Climate Plan Is Closest We've Got to Workable Solution


Via: JohnRussell  •  6 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By Morgan PhillipsJun 4th, 2019, 2:56 pm Morgan Phillips Biden Climate Plan Is Closest We've Got to Workable Solution Joe Biden  crushed concerns from those to his left that he was too passive about the environment with the unveiling of a comprehensive  climate change plan  that is targeted, specific, and most importantly, not...
Jun 04 5:32pm @1.1 They cut out the part where he sniffed the announcer's hair. Sounds like a great plan unfortunatly all the left networks and other candidates are going to pitch fork him over the weak lime green...
Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers

Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  21 comments  •  one week ago
Thousands of academics are gathering in Vancouver for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from June 1-7. They will present papers on everything from child marriage in Canada to why dodgeball is problematic. In its  Oh, The Humanities!  series, the National Post showcases some of the most interesting research. The games children play in schoolyards are famously...
Jun 04 5:25pm @3.1.1 Maybe we could play dodge ball before we see a cubs game together.
Jun 04 2:00pm @1 Tell us your story, how you were oppressed by dodge-ball and how you overcame the pain and suffering.
52 shot, 10 killed in gang-fueled weekend violence in Chicago

52 shot, 10 killed in gang-fueled weekend violence in Chicago


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  40 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Fifty-two people were shot and 10 people were killed in what police called a "despicable" spate of violence over the weekend in Chicago. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said the latest deadly weekend in the city shows "the challenges we face are complex and profound." "I know I can speak for everyone at CPD when I say we take these shootings seriously, and there's a...
Jun 03 4:20pm @2.1.6 Good news, the new mayor's top agenda item is more bicycle lanes. 
Jun 03 3:56pm @2.1.2 Can we at least raise money and buy you a Kevlar vest and helmet?
Jun 03 2:48pm @1 Very sad...52 shootings is outrageous!
Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II


Via: 1stwarrior  •  46 comments  •  2 weeks ago
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...
Jun 03 4:14pm @7 I generally don't care who resides in the White house as long as they don't start wars and the economy is good. Obama's economic policy was a absolute disaster. 
House Democratic Establishment Declares War on Democracy

House Democratic Establishment Declares War on Democracy


Via: Nerm_L  •  10 comments  •  2 weeks ago
The American political system is dominated by a two-party duopoly that uses its control over election laws to suppress challenges to its power. That statement might sound like Nader-ite agit-prop, but it is a plain fact, widely recognized by scholars of comparative politics. “Perhaps the clearest case of overt partisan manipulation of [election] rules is the United States, where Democrats and...
Jun 03 2:41pm @3.1.2 The flow chart for success.
Far-left California Democrats want to link Israeli gov’t to Pittsburgh massacre

Far-left California Democrats want to link Israeli gov’t to Pittsburgh massacre


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  14 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Far-left Democrats in California have put forth draft resolutions fiercely critical of Israel ahead of this weekend’s state party convention, including one suggesting that the Israeli government is partly responsible for the atmosphere inspiring last October’s massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue. One resolution, first reported by Fox News, calls the murder of 11 Jews by a white supremacist...
Jun 03 2:30pm @5.1 Sadly it's not satire. 
Jun 03 12:31pm @1 The Circus of Antisemites is now performing acrobats to blame the Jews for the attacks and bigotry. Disgusting!
Left Vows To Topple Patriarchy By Allowing Biological Males To Dominate Women's Sports

Left Vows To Topple Patriarchy By Allowing Biological Males To Dominate Women's Sports


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  15 comments  •  2 weeks ago
U.S.—Declaring that "the future is female" and that they would "no longer bow to toxic male faux-dominance," Americans on the left of the political spectrum solemnly vowed Saturday to topple the Patriarchy once and for all by allowing biological males to dominate all women's sports. "The Patriarchy needs to be smashed, women need to be empowered, and men who identify as women need to...
Jun 03 1:31pm @1.2.1 The article is satire. 
Jun 03 12:59pm @1 Smash the patriarchy.
Iranian economy crumbling under Trump sanctions

Iranian economy crumbling under Trump sanctions


By: Vic Eldred  •  30 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
President Trump continues to tighten the screws on Iran's terrorist regime.  "Iran’s economy is on the brink thanks largely to the Trump administration’s sanctions, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The country is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, the organization said, marking the highest such level since 1980."...
Jun 03 10:43am @6 I am so saddened over the Iranian economy.  How are they going to remove the State of Israel off the face of the earth if they are broke? Time to send John Kerry to console them. It's probably...
Trump Giving Medal Of Freedom To 'Trickle Down' Economist, 'Trumponomics' Co-Author

Trump Giving Medal Of Freedom To 'Trickle Down' Economist, 'Trumponomics' Co-Author


Via: JohnRussell  •  22 comments  •  2 weeks ago
talkingpointsmemo.com Trump Giving Medal Of Freedom To 'Trickle Down' Economist, 'Trumponomics' Co-Author By Matt Shuham June 1, 2019 1:30 pm 2-3 minutes President Donald Trump announced Friday that he would give a Presidential Medal of Freedom to the “trickle down” economics evangelist and co-author of “Trumponomics,” Arthur Laffer. “Arthur B. Laffer, the...
Jun 02 6:19pm @6 Lower taxes and deregulation do work and are clearly working. Everyone has a jobenomics is what it should be called. It's become entertaining to see Paul Krugman attempt to sell doom and gloom....
'Rocketman,' the new Elton John biopic, is a sparkly, musical and magical ride

'Rocketman,' the new Elton John biopic, is a sparkly, musical and magical ride


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  9 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   Ani Bundel It is said that all modern pop music is really just based on   four chords . So, in essence, every pop song is mostly the same — it’s how one arranges those chords that makes the music interesting or different. The same can be said for the pop music biopics. The newest entry is “Rocketman,” which focuses on the first 40 years of legend Sir Elton John’s life. On paper, the...
Jun 02 10:50am @2 I just finished the Billy Joel biopic Uptown Wreck, i'll have to check this out.
Why giant human-sized beavers died out 10,000 years ago

Why giant human-sized beavers died out 10,000 years ago


Via: Bob Nelson  •  13 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Now extinc t, the giant beaver was once a highly successful species. Scientists have found its fossil remains at sites from Florida to Alaska and the Yukon . A super-sized version of the modern beaver in appearance, the giant beaver tipped the scales at 100 kilograms. But it had two crucial differences. The giant beaver lacked the iconic paddle-shaped tail we see on today’s...
Jun 01 4:00pm @8.1 You know Wynona too?
Jun 01 12:29pm @5 The giant beaver looks like a capybara.
FDA holds first public hearing on CBD

FDA holds first public hearing on CBD


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  45 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Jun 01 1:46pm @7 In 2013 our shepherd was lost by the kennel and made it home on his own 40 miles away over the course of a few months. He hasn't been the same since. One of my sons started getting him high and he...