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These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government

These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government


Via: tessylo  •  Other  •  85 Comments  •  11 hours ago

These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government Adriana Belmonte 21 hours ago Scroll back up to restore default view. States that voted Democrat...
More Photos of China on the Discovery Group

More Photos of China on the Discovery Group


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  2 days ago

A new photo essay of pictures taken over almost 13 years in China has now been posted on the Discovery group.  If you are a member of that group you can go directly there to view it.  Since...
SPACEX FALCON HEAVY Launch Plus Booster Landings

SPACEX FALCON HEAVY Launch Plus Booster Landings


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Other  •  4 Comments  •  one week ago

After two days of weather delays, Falcon Heavy's first commercial launch went off without a hitch. All three boosters landed successfully. SpaceX doesn't seem to have a short edit of only the...
It's National Library Week

It's National Library Week


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  22 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

At the Chicago Public Library website, this is some of the material that a library card holder has available to them for FREE.    --- Almost any Hollywood movie you can think of, in DVD form....
SpaceX conducts Static Fire on Falcon Heavy ahead of Arabsat 6A launch

SpaceX conducts Static Fire on Falcon Heavy ahead of Arabsat 6A launch


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Over a year after its previous flight, SpaceX conducted the Static Fire test on its second Falcon Heavy. This rocket – the first Block 5 Falcon Heavy – will launch Arabsat 6A to a...
You can't talk to a man with a shotgun in his hand, you can't talk to a man that don't want to understand.

You can't talk to a man with a shotgun in his hand, you can't talk to a man that don't want to understand.


Via: kavika  •  Other  •  12 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Perhaps you recognize those words from the song by Carole King, ''Smack Water Jack''....Truer words were never spoken.  This is a bit of a tribute to one of the great song writers of our time, or...
Happy St Patrick's Day

Happy St Patrick's Day


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  13 Comments  •  one month ago

In the 1990 U.S. census, forty-four million people, about 18 percent of the nation, identified themselves as Irish. Such a number is much more than what would be expected given the size of...
Lucky penny that saved WWII soldier's life when it deflected a bullet aimed at his chest is discovered more than 100 years later

Lucky penny that saved WWII soldier's life when it deflected a bullet aimed at his chest is discovered more than 100 years later


Via: vic-eldred  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  one month ago

A lucky penny that saved a First World War soldier's life when it deflected a bullet from inside his breast pocket has been discovered more than 100 years later.     Private John Trickett kept...
Jerry Verlinger Has Passed Away

Jerry Verlinger Has Passed Away


By: perrie-halpern  •  Other  •  43 Comments  •  2 months ago

I have just heard that long time member and friend, Jerry Verlinger has passed away due to several medical issues. He was a wonderful person and an asset to the community here. He always tried to...
YES OR NO

YES OR NO


By: johnrussell  •  Other  •  117 Comments  •  2 months ago

1. Do you ever listen to classical music ?  2. Have you ever broken anything that was really valuable? 3. Do you speak a language other than English or Spanish? 4. Have you ever been...
Happy Valentine's Day Everyone

Happy Valentine's Day Everyone


By: kathleen  •  Other  •  17 Comments  •  2 months ago

I hope you all have a nice Valentine's Day...
The Grammy For Song Of The Year Goes To

The Grammy For Song Of The Year Goes To


By: johnrussell  •  Other  •  18 Comments  •  2 months ago

THIS IS AMERICA by Childish Gambino  has won the Grammy Award for Song Of The Year. Thoughts? Don't be shy.
End Of The World

End Of The World


Via: nowhere-man  •  Other  •  61 Comments  •  2 months ago

Come see the world end.... (as told on the big screen)
Just an average day of facing down Illegal Aliens on my property

Just an average day of facing down Illegal Aliens on my property


Via: 1stwarrior  •  Other  •  50 Comments  •  3 months ago

1/26/19 like any other normal day, I walked outside around 4:45pm to go feed the horses and as soon as I step one foot out the front door I hear just nonstop yelling. I look across the drive and...
Newstalkers Advice Column

Newstalkers Advice Column


By: katrix  •  Other  •  100 Comments  •  3 months ago

I like to read various advice columns; sometimes the answers are hilarious.  So, I am starting one in here.  I'll go first.   Useful advice is appreciated, but humorous advice will be more...
Figure Out Where to Put the Apostrophe With This Handy Flowchart

Figure Out Where to Put the Apostrophe With This Handy Flowchart


Via: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  49 Comments  •  3 months ago

For some of us, grade-school grammar lessons haven’t stuck. I managed fairly well with my trusty Elements of Style until pretty recently, but the ongoing assault on grammar that is the Internet...
Wife of furloughed federal worker wins $100,000 plus SUV in Virginia lottery

Wife of furloughed federal worker wins $100,000 plus SUV in Virginia lottery


Via: pat-wilson  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  3 months ago

The wife of a federal worker put out of work by the government shutdown picked up a $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV on Friday after winning a Virginia lottery game, the state lottery reported....
What are you doing for New Years Eve?

What are you doing for New Years Eve?


By: kathleen  •  Other  •  53 Comments  •  4 months ago

What is everyone doing for New Years Eve? Are you going out? Staying home? Any New Years resolutions? Happy New Years Everyone, I hope you all have a happy healthy year for you and your family.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday's to everyone.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday's to everyone.


By: kathleen  •  Other  •  64 Comments  •  4 months ago

I would like to wish everyone on Newstalkers a wonderful Christmas and holiday season.  I hope all your dreams come true and you all stay in good health. I hope Santa brings you what you want.. 
Elderly neighbor's Christmas generosity melts hearts

Elderly neighbor's Christmas generosity melts hearts


Via: johnrussell  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

www.msn.comElderly neighbor's Christmas generosity melts hearts Caitlin O'Kane 4 hrs ago A story about Christmas gifts bought many years in advance is melting hearts across the world. Owen...
Tim Tebow's Valentine's game plan: Special needs proms throughout nation

Tim Tebow's Valentine's game plan: Special needs proms throughout nation


Via: nona62  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

Tim Tebow's Valentine's game plan: Special needs proms throughout nation Please bear in mind that this article is about a good deed...thanks Tebow, one of the greatest college football players...
Silent Night

Silent Night


By: kathleen  •  Other  •  19 Comments  •  4 months ago

There has been many versions of Silent Night over the years and it is really hard to pick which one would be your favorite.  Some I really liked and some not so much.  Which one would be your all...
Mom cancels baby shower after family ridicules name choice: ‘He will not be allowed to have a nickname’

Mom cancels baby shower after family ridicules name choice: ‘He will not be allowed to have a nickname’


Via: jasper2529  •  Other  •  47 Comments  •  4 months ago

A woman has gone viral online for allegedly canceling her baby shower because her family and friends were unsupportive of her choice of baby name: Squire Sebastian Senator.“Dear Members of the...
What Do You Want For the Holidays?

What Do You Want For the Holidays?


By: spikegary  •  Other  •  128 Comments  •  4 months ago

It's that time of year again.  So, what are you hoping to get for the Holidays (trying to be inclusive here)? What presents would you like to see show up?  This is for fun - not for the standard...
MESMER-EYES

MESMER-EYES


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  20 Comments  •  5 months ago

MESMER-EYES Can you not admit that you are drawn to those eyes - and if so, I believe she is capable of hypnotizing. I think she could hypnotize me.
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