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House Democrats try to force schools to allow boys to compete in girls’ sports

House Democrats try to force schools to allow boys to compete in girls’ sports


Via: gooseisgone  •  177 comments  •  8 hours ago
Every House Democrat but one has co-sponsored a bill requiring schools to allow male athletes who identify as transgender girls to compete on female sports teams. Democrats’ Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation and gender identity” protected characteristics under federal anti-discrimination law. Among other things, the bill would force public...
Apr 17 9:05pm @12.1.3 before it is over, pay toilets will return
In Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat, an 'Asian Eating House' embroiled in controversy

In Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat, an 'Asian Eating House' embroiled in controversy


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  35 comments  •  9 hours ago
By   Charles Lam Chef Gordon Ramsay criticized a food writer last week who called a preview of his new restaurant, billed as an “Asian Eating House,” an “actual kitchen nightmare.” (That's a reference to one of his TV shows). Among the observations that writer Angela Hui noted in   her report on Ramsay’s Lucky Cat restaurant preview for Eater London   was that she was the only East...
Apr 17 2:17pm @9 The name would turn me off from Asian food, Gordon Ramsey should be smarter than to have cat in the name. 
Why Ancient Rome Needed Immigrants to Become Powerful

Why Ancient Rome Needed Immigrants to Become Powerful


Via: Kavika  •  30 comments  •  8 hours ago
The Caesars embraced newcomers, less out of idealism than out of self-interest. BARRY STRAUSS How “Roman” was the  Roman Empire ? Well, by some measures: not very. As the Roman emperors sought to expand and strengthen their empire, they recognized that immigration was a means for both. Although the Roman elites sneered at immigrants, the emperors welcomed them into...
Apr 17 12:59pm @5.1.1 and they were adding more land to the empire so they had room for them
Apr 16 10:17pm @5 In those times when you conquer lands, you take the people there in, chase them off, kill them or make slaves of them
Sanctuary Cities Should Welcome Illegals, Unless Liberals Are Lying

Sanctuary Cities Should Welcome Illegals, Unless Liberals Are Lying


Via: Keep America Great!  •  25 comments  •  2 days ago
It was framed as a big scoop – the Washington Post headline blared, “White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities, targeting political foes.” “My God,” the blue checkmark brigade on Twitter gasped, “how dare the President of the United States even consider doing such a horrible thing?” But why? If liberals have been honest with the American public for the past few...
Apr 15 5:13pm @5.2.3 and everything the illegals get is both paid for US Citizens and takes stuff away from the Citizens
Wonderful Days

Wonderful Days


By: dave-2693993  •  32 comments  •  yesterday
So, a few weeks ago, Mr Tries To Be Happy Go Lucky became Mr. Pissed Off Grouch. Yep, Found out the girls won't be coming home until November at the earliest, December, January, February more likely. Yep, Mr. Pissed Off Grouch. Thank goodness for positive forces in life. We took a little time to watch a favorite short tale from Julia's childhood. Believe it or not, her favorite...
Apr 14 9:10pm @1.1.2 that does make it a good day
Religious "Nones" are now the Largest Religious Group in the Country.

Religious "Nones" are now the Largest Religious Group in the Country.


Via: Thrawn 31  •  66 comments  •  3 days ago
For the first time "No Religion" has topped a survey of Americans' religious identity,   according to a new analysis   by a political scientist. The non-religious edged out Catholics and evangelicals in the long-running General Social Survey. Ryan Burge, a political scientist at Eastern Illinois University and a Baptist pastor, found that 23.1% of Americans now claim no religion.
Apr 13 9:09pm @3 I think this number will grow as many people will not feel pressure to call themselves religious  
President Trump Considers Sending ‘Unlimited’ Number of Illegal Aliens to Sanctuary Cities

President Trump Considers Sending ‘Unlimited’ Number of Illegal Aliens to Sanctuary Cities


By: The Magic Eight Ball  •  72 comments  •  19 hours ago
liberal judges have told trump he can not deport asylum seekers. the question of the day is:   where should we put them? https://youtu.be/99_iA11xQ5c UPDATE:  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/12/us/trump-asylum-seekers-mexico.html On Friday, as Judge Seeborg’s injunction was set to go into effect, a three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit issued the temporary...
Apr 13 10:38am @8 I like this idea, sort of like taking feral cats to the crazy cat person
Trump’s ‘truly bizarre’ visit to Mt. Vernon

Trump’s ‘truly bizarre’ visit to Mt. Vernon


Via: JohnRussell  •  100 comments  •  2 days ago
The 45th president — no student of history — marveled at the first president’s failure to name his historic compound after himself. President Donald Trump had some advice for George Washington. During a guided tour of Mount Vernon last April with French president Emmanuel Macron, Trump learned that Washington was one of the major real-estate speculators of his era. So, he couldn’t...
Apr 11 8:52pm @7.1.8 "..." "..."
Dems gave $27M to children of illegal immigrants – not vets

Dems gave $27M to children of illegal immigrants – not vets


Via: 1stwarrior  •  141 comments  •  yesterday
ALBANY— Democrats set aside $27 million in tuition assistance for the children of undocumented immigrants   in the new state budget   — but wouldn’t add hundreds of thousands of dollars to expand a similar program for kids of deceased and disabled veterans. A bill that has twice passed the state Senate — but never made it through the Assembly — would have added funding to a program...
Apr 11 8:44pm @6 Illegal aliens should get nothing
VARIETY is the (VISUAL) Spice of IMAGERY ~ CREATIVE ARTS THURSDAY/FRIDAY

VARIETY is the (VISUAL) Spice of IMAGERY ~ CREATIVE ARTS THURSDAY/FRIDAY


By: A. Macarthur  •  78 comments  •  4 days ago
Post any/every CREATIVE item herein …  Chase Utley … Philadelphia Phillies Favorite (Now Retired from Baseball) … a Poster for Local Fans © A. Mac/A.G. A Visual Metaphor © A. Mac/A.G.
Apr 11 6:56pm @9 enjoyable
Your next car may not allow you to speed on the highway

Your next car may not allow you to speed on the highway


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  121 comments  •  3 days ago
By   Paul A. Eisenstein As many as 37,000 Americans have been killed on the highway in the past 25 years as a result of increased speed limits, according to   a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In some states, speed limits have now climbed as high as 85 mph since Congress repealed the National Maximum Speed Limit in 1994. And, according to U.S. safety...
Apr 10 8:15pm @10 Speed limits are more for revenue generation than safety 
Apr 10 11:16am @1.4.6 "I believe 20 MPH over in VA might be a felony charge" 20 over or over 80 can be reckless driving in VA, crazy law
Apr 10 11:12am @6 I would not like a car like that.  
Canada to reject refugees with claims in other countries

Canada to reject refugees with claims in other countries


Via: 1stwarrior  •  53 comments  •  one week ago
Canada intends to change the law to make it harder for asylum seekers rejected by countries like the US to file refugee claims at the border. The move comes as thousands of asylum seekers have crossed the border after their claims were rejected in the US. Amendments were introduced on Monday evening in the Liberal government's 392-page omnibus budget bill. An influx of asylum seekers...
Apr 10 12:04am @4 overpopulation is the problem behind this
Things to Know on Dog Farting Awareness Day - Today April 8th

Things to Know on Dog Farting Awareness Day - Today April 8th


Via: Kavika  •  23 comments  •  2 days ago
Who farted?  Credit:   Mike Burke  Unsplash Even before the children’s book   Walter the Farting Dog   hit bookstores in 2001, the youngest members of society have known the truth. Dogs fart. They pass gas. The science-minded among us might refer to fart gas as   ‘flatus’   (not to be confused with   flautas , which might or might not give you flatus). Whatever you call...
Apr 08 8:53pm @9 the puppy just farted
Teaching Religious Views as Science

Teaching Religious Views as Science


By: TᵢG  •  143 comments  •  one week ago
Answers In Genesis is probably the most influential Young Earth Creationism organization.   It is an organization with about $172 million in assets which aggressively promotes religious indoctrination of children into a literal interpretation of the Bible, most notably that the Earth is ~6,000 years old. The organization holds that anything in science, philosophy, history, etc. that...
Apr 08 5:44pm @2.1.8 yes, you were missed. happy your back
Evolutionary changes played a crucial role in industrialization, study finds

Evolutionary changes played a crucial role in industrialization, study finds


Via: Dignitatem Societatis  •  10 comments  •  one week ago
A recent study of centuries-old French-Canadian genealogical data by a Brown University economist revealed evidence that supports his own 17-year-old theory that natural selection played a pivotal role in the emergence of economic growth and industrialization. Oded Galor, a professor of economics at Brown, and Marc Klemp, a visiting scholar in Brown's Population Studies and Training...
Apr 07 10:28pm @2         fewer children, those families had more resources to devote to each child. Children who came from these families became more educated—an important trait, this is very important to success....
Why doesn't the U.S. use the Metric System?

Why doesn't the U.S. use the Metric System?


By: Thrawn 31  •  215 comments  •  2 days ago
No article here, just something I was thinking about.  Why doesn't the U.S. use the metric system? The "Standard System" or really "British Imperial System" is sooooooo fucking stupid. It literally makes no sense, there is absolutely no method to the madness. It is so stupid that not even Britain uses it anymore.  12 inches in a foot? What the fuck kind of increment is that? Then,...
Apr 07 2:24pm @4.1.3 you got it made now, enjoy the dress code of retirement
Sen. Tom Cotton Demands IRS Investigation into SPLC's Tax-Exempt Status

Sen. Tom Cotton Demands IRS Investigation into SPLC's Tax-Exempt Status


Via: Keep America Great!  •  175 comments  •  one week ago
On Tuesday, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) demanding an investigation into whether or not the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) should lose its tax-exempt status. His letter comes after weeks of turmoil with the SPLC struggling with scandals of alleged racism and sexism. The organization fired its co-founder , saw its president and other...
Apr 07 11:34am @1.2.40 "..." as a Dodge enthusiast,  I had wondered about that logo
I'm a Submariner...Of course I'm an Asshole!

I'm a Submariner...Of course I'm an Asshole!


By: Uncle Bruce  •  23 comments  •  one week ago
At the hospital having blood drawn. New records system didn't propagate my records, so they have to ask all the health questions again. Nurse: Do you drink alcohol? Me: I'm a Sub Sailor. Of course I do. Nurse: How much do you drink? 2 or more a day? Me: When ever I can. Nurse: Do you have feelings of hurting yourself, or hurting others? Me: Yeah, every snowflake liberal I meet I want to treat...
Apr 07 10:44am @1 Uncle Bruce is setting them straight again
ICE arrests 280 at Texas firm, biggest immigration bust in a decade

ICE arrests 280 at Texas firm, biggest immigration bust in a decade


Via: XDm9mm  •  85 comments  •  one week ago
More than 280 employees of a north Texas telecommunications repair company were arrested by federal immigration officials in the largest worksite operation in more than a decade, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations unit executed criminal search warrants Wednesday at CVE Technology Group and four related businesses. CVE is based in Allen, about...
Apr 05 11:39am @7.2.12 If they are knowingly hiring illegals they would do that too
Apr 05 11:37am @5.1.1 Ready to start and looking for staff members
Apr 04 1:41pm @7.2.3 that's what I was asking,  somebody might get credit for the payments when they retire 
Apr 04 1:09pm @7 when an illegal uses somebody's social security number does the real social security account get credit for the money paid under that number?  
Apr 04 1:05pm @5 If drug dealers can lose all assets that came from illegal sales then illegal aliens should lose all assets they gained during the time they were here illegally.  Employers should forfeit all money...
Using tidal energy to power off-the-grid towns

Using tidal energy to power off-the-grid towns


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  18 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Apr 04 10:46pm @5 In Bath County, Virginia there is a pump storage operation.  Water is pumped up to upper lake during low use times and let out to generate electricity when demand is high....
Apr 04 10:39pm @1.1.7 "..." In 1920's the N&W and Virginian railroads electrified their steepest grades, a train going down hill using regenerative braking could put back into the wire about a third of the...
Families can sue gun maker for Sandy Hook school massacre: court

Families can sue gun maker for Sandy Hook school massacre: court


Via: Bob Nelson  •  363 comments  •  6 days ago
In a 4-3 ruling widely expected to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Connecticut’s highest court found the lawsuit could proceed based on a state law protecting consumers against fraudulent marketing. “The Connecticut Supreme Court has blown a very large hole into the federal immunity for firearms manufacturers in lawsuits alleging criminal misuse of the products they sell,”...
Apr 04 6:46pm @1.1.40 that was the same as the British Army had
Chicago Mayoral Election

Chicago Mayoral Election


By: JohnRussell  •  46 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Well, we here in Chicago now have the city's first  black , female, gay mayor.  Richard J Daley's above ground tomb at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery was seen spinning in circles.  It is not a surprise that a black woman won, since both of the two finalists who survived the February primary are black women. What was a surprise is that the winner , Lori Lightfoot, got 74% of the vote to Toni...
Apr 03 10:00pm @2.1.3 "..." that is one good thing
'Cow toilets' in Netherlands aim to cut e-moo-ssions

'Cow toilets' in Netherlands aim to cut e-moo-ssions


Via: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  21 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Teaching cows to use the toilet is not the easiest task, but a Dutch inventor is banking on a new bovine urinal to help cut emissions that cause environmental damage. Tests have started on a farm in the Netherlands on the device which collects some of the 15 to 20 litres of urine that the average cow produces a day. That produces huge amounts of ammonia in a country like the...
Apr 01 5:28pm @4 make it into diesel exhaust fluid