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President Trump Says 'I Don't Trust Some Computer to Drive Me Around' According to New Report

President Trump Says 'I Don't Trust Some Computer to Drive Me Around' According to New Report


Via: JohnRussell  •  39 comments  •  an hour ago
A whopping 71 percent of Americans don’t trust autonomous cars to drive them around, according to a new survey by AAA . And it looks like the most famous man in America stands with the 71 percent. President Donald Trump has said, “I don’t trust some computer to drive me around,” according to a new report from Axios . President Trump has repeatedly claimed to know more about...
Mar 18 2:52pm @5.2.5 Haha The technology givith and the technology taketh away.
Mar 18 2:41pm @5.2.3 I don't have one with the technology yet, still old school.  I love the camera equip and monitor though. Can see everything behind you and around you. Love the Audi. Now I am jealous. Most cars...
Mar 18 2:27pm @5.2 Cars are now coming equipped with the lane drift technology. They now have the blindspot light to warn of other vehicles. The auto braking freaked me out.
Mar 18 2:23pm @2.1.1 I will admit it, just because I would rather drive. I hate being a passenger on a long boring trip.
Mar 18 2:21pm @3.2.1 On I-10 people think that is the speed limit. I will admit, myself included. I looked down one day and was going 90. A car still passed me.
Hi, I'm Reba - You need to hear my story. UPDATE, MONDAY MARCH 18TH

Hi, I'm Reba - You need to hear my story. UPDATE, MONDAY MARCH 18TH


By: Kavika  •  121 comments  •  a minute ago
My wife and I have been volunteering at VOCAL, (Voices of Change Animal League) in Ocala Florida.  I've been a dog lover and owner most of my adult life. Wiki is our mini Doxie and is 11 years old and still thinks she is a puppy. Our sweet girl, Annie, a rescue we found abandoned on the mountain in SW Missouri when she was 8 years old. We had her for 6 years until she was diagnosed with...
Mar 18 2:32pm @32.2 She actually looks like she has gotten a little hope. Great news. If anything the surgery may help her to breath a lot better.
Mar 14 4:02pm @28.2.1 Hoping for more good news. Sounds like she deserves it. My pit was found as a small puppy at a rural gas station. Wandering around, either lost or dropped off. They had chopped his tail off but...
Mar 14 3:58pm @28.1.2 I have seen some mean little ankle biters.
Mar 14 2:35pm @28 Aww. Poor girl. Her life is a thousand times better now. I had a pitbull years ago. He was the friendliest dog I have ever had. I always said that if anyone tried to rob my house, he would have...
Where Were You in the 1960's

Where Were You in the 1960's


By: Kavika  •  150 comments  •  6 hours ago
The 60's was a decade unlike most others in American history.  The assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King sent shock waves not only through the United States, but around the world.  Vietnam was ripping American apart and many of young people were dying in a useless war that brought down a president.  Jim Crow, segregation, the Civil Right...
Mar 17 6:58pm @9.1.9 My Great Uncle was a pilot in WW11. He liked being above the fray, so to speak. One day he found out that he bombed a school house that was filled with children. It turned out that the regime...
Mar 16 7:56pm @7 Born in 67. The tail end of the decade so can't say much of anything really. I do remember when I was young wanting to be a hippie.
Early Detection Is Possible for Pancreatic Cancer

Early Detection Is Possible for Pancreatic Cancer


Via: Jasper2529  •  13 comments  •  21 hours ago
Pancreatic cancer has a bad reputation. It is a terrible disease, but most people do not realize there are ways that early detection can help. First, know your risk. Insist that your physician do a thorough and smart family history. If more than one person in your family has had pancreatic cancer, you should have your DNA examined in what we call a germ line test. The cost of germ...
Mar 17 6:41pm @5.1 My Uncle died from it. It was very quick. One day we were all together and noticed he looked yellow. Went very fast from then on.
The most dangerous U.S. spy you've never heard of

The most dangerous U.S. spy you've never heard of


Via: Split Personality  •  7 comments  •  yesterday
She put American combat troops in harm's way, betrayed her own people and handed over so many secrets that experts say the U.S. may never know the full extent of the damage. Ana Montes was the Queen of Cuba, an American who from 1985 to the September 11, 2001 attacks handed over U.S. military secrets to Havana while working as a top analyst for the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence...
Mar 17 5:08pm @3 From reading that, she is still unapologetic. I don't see how a swap would work if she is a US citizen.
Mar 17 4:59pm @2.2 That she is set to be released, I don't get. Unreal.
Reuters Admits They Sat On Bombshell Beto O'Rourke Story For 2 Years

Reuters Admits They Sat On Bombshell Beto O'Rourke Story For 2 Years


Via: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  142 comments  •  an hour ago
Reuters reported late on Friday night that their reporter who broke the story about Democrat Beto O'Rourke belonging to a hacker group had the story for two years and agreed to sit on it until after O'Rourke's Senate race against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). The report, published early on Friday, documented O'Rourke's involvement in a hacker group named "Cult of the Dead Cow," and included...
Mar 17 4:36pm @2.2.26 True. Some just not as subtle as others.
Mar 17 4:31pm @2.2.23 I still don't necessarily see it as Reuters themselves holding a story back, if this man took it upon himself to do all of this.
Mar 17 4:28pm @2.2.22 I didn't see her say that. Only said that most organizations have a bias, including the one you seeded from. The one seeded from is owned by billionaire right wing evangelical fundamentalists that...
Mar 17 4:19pm @5.1 Exactly.
Mar 17 3:58pm @2.2.14 "..." So a Reuters senior producer is interviewing this guy to find out what was going on. Sounds to me like he took it on himself to do what he did.
Mar 17 3:55pm @2.2.12 What is unfucking believable is people dismissing what some do while condemning others.
Mar 17 3:54pm @2.2.10 "..." From a link above. So you have a guy that is supposedly writing a book, not even a story for the news organization and he tells Beto that the book will not even be out until after the...
Mar 17 3:49pm @2.2.8 My point was if they were sitting on this story about hackers, where is the story? Are they still sitting on it or is the whole gist of the story that Beto was a member...
Mar 17 3:42pm @2.2.3 Is that like a trump supporter buying and killing negative stories? Or does that only apply to one side of the isle....
Mar 17 3:08pm @2.1.1 "..." That is quite a leap there.
Mar 17 3:08pm @2.2 That's all this is. Trying to destroy the opposition. It seems here lately that people on the left are being held to a higher standard. Also, if Reuters was holding the story back, where is it...
A shadowy group trying to overthrow Kim Jong Un allegedly raided a North Korean embassy in broad daylight

A shadowy group trying to overthrow Kim Jong Un allegedly raided a North Korean embassy in broad daylight


Via: Split Personality  •  6 comments  •  yesterday
Read entire article here According to Spanish media reports , the assailants tied up the embassy staff with rope, put hoods over their heads and asked them questions. They spoke in Korean and appeared to be Asian. More than an hour into the raid, a woman reportedly escaped, and her screams for help alerted a neighbor, who contacted police. When authorities arrived at the embassy, a...
Mar 17 4:04pm @3 The whole thing sounds odd.
Social media linked to rise in mental health disorders in teens, survey finds

Social media linked to rise in mental health disorders in teens, survey finds


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  9 comments  •  yesterday
By   Shamard Charles, M.D. Mental health issues have risen significantly over the last decade and the rise of digital media may be one reason why, according to   a national survey   released Thursday. The research, published by the American Psychological Association, found sharp increases in the number of young adults and adolescents who reported   experiencing negative psychological...
Mar 17 2:29pm @5 They have been saying this same thing for years. I wonder if the survey is done online. More people online equals more responses.
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  •  312 comments  •  a minute 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,”...
Mar 16 3:35pm @17.1 If one can sue McDonald's for spilling hot coffee on their lap, why not this?
Mar 15 5:23pm @5.1.16 "..."
Trump suggests that it could get 'very bad' if military, police, biker supporters play 'tough'

Trump suggests that it could get 'very bad' if military, police, biker supporters play 'tough'


Via: pat wilson  •  292 comments  •  10 hours ago
President Trump in a new interview suggested that his supporters are tougher than Democrats, and that if they actually play tough things could get "very bad." Trump made the comments in the context of an interview with the conservative outlet Breitbart in which he argued that Democrats play a tough political game.  “You know, the left plays a tougher game,...
Mar 16 3:01pm @3.1.43 "..." Yes the parties have switched. Very few people deny this.
Mar 16 4:17am @3.1.35 What is sad is seeing one deny it. Deny the truth, right in front of them. A truth that everyone knows. How very trumpian.
Mar 15 5:29pm @1.3.31 On that I can agree. Which is why it should be condemned when trump implies it.
Mar 15 5:15pm @1.3.27 Gotta love the twisted logic of some. The mentality that it is alright for some to do something yet god forbid others follow suit.
Mar 15 3:14pm @3.1.30 And it seems some will deny the present.
Mar 15 3:12pm @2.1.8 That was great. My mother had a biker do that to her the other day. He drove up close to her and gave her the finger. Scared her to death. Punk ass bitch making himself feel good by threatening an...
Mar 14 8:36pm @12 "..." So not only is he an asshole and a liar, he is delusional. The wackadoo is not stable.
 College admissions scandal highlights the corrupt and exploitative world of collegiate sports

College admissions scandal highlights the corrupt and exploitative world of collegiate sports


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  18 comments  •  2 days ago
By   Jessica Luther, Author, "Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football And The Politics Of Rape" On Tuesday, America found at what many if not most Americans already knew: The system around college sports is broken. Over   50 rich people were arrested by the FBI   for participating in an   elaborate scheme involving falsifying test scores   and bribing coaches at universities like the...
Mar 16 4:30am @2 I read an article earlier about the woman that draws the pictures during court hearings. She said that Huffman looked very withdrawn and upset while 'Aunt Becky' looked stern, pissed off, like how...
Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived'

Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived'


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  44 comments  •  2 days ago
Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived' By Bryan Nelson, Mother Nature Network, March 13 2019 The revived cells were retrieved from this mammoth carcass, named 'Yuka.' (Photo:  Cyclonaut /Wikimedia Commons) We may have just gotten one step closer to reviving one of the most iconic megafauna of the Pleistocene Epoch. Researchers at Kindai...
Mar 15 5:58pm @9 Yea. Work on the white rhino. Only two left I read.
Ohio city removing white supremacy posters

Ohio city removing white supremacy posters


Via: JohnRussell  •  5 comments  •  3 days ago
ZANESVILLE - A number of posters promoting Patriot Front, a white supremacy group, have popped up around downtown Zanesville. A tweet from Patriot Front's official account highlights some of the posters, which have been plastered on lamp posts and telephone poles. #PatriotFront activists placed posters around Zanesville, Ohio. pic.twitter.com/LGPZxANekU —...
Mar 15 4:40pm @4 "..." So they don't care what the sign says, just where it was put? Pathetic.
To Post or Not to Post - Why Even Ask the Question?

To Post or Not to Post - Why Even Ask the Question?


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  80 comments  •  23 hours ago
To Post or Not to Post - Why Even Ask the Question? It's that time again, artists, photographers, lovers of the arts.  Thursday/Friday SHOWTIME!!!  Show us your talent.  And even if you have no artwork to post, come and see and comment on what you find here.  For me, it's time to have a little editing fun:
Mar 15 4:32pm @16 Great pics everyone. I cannot come close to any of these so I will just roll myself up and enjoy.
BREAKING 'ONE OF THE DARKEST DAYS': MULTIPLE FATALITIES IN SHOOTINGS AT NEW ZEALAND MOSQUES

BREAKING 'ONE OF THE DARKEST DAYS': MULTIPLE FATALITIES IN SHOOTINGS AT NEW ZEALAND MOSQUES


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  88 comments  •  9 hours ago
By   Phil Helsel, Ben Collins and Brandy Zadrozny Four people are in custody and multiple people are dead after reported shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. The nation's police commissioner said that while authorities are not aware of other suspects, they were not ruling anything out. Officials have not said how many people were killed or injured in the...
Mar 15 4:14pm @15 Sad. Makes me wonder what the hell is wrong with some people. I posted an article about pictures of elephants, I wondered how people could care so little about killing a beautiful, intelligent...
Live Updates: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings at 2 mosques in New Zealand; 3 suspects in custody

Live Updates: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings at 2 mosques in New Zealand; 3 suspects in custody


Via: Tessylo  •  52 comments  •  3 days ago
Live Updates: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings at 2 mosques in New Zealand; 3 suspects in custody   KARMA ALLEN, ABC News   1 hour 9 minutes ago   49 killed in coordinated terrorist attack at mosques in New Zealand Scroll back up to restore default view. Live...
Mar 15 3:32pm @2.1.18 "..." The people there that day were a group, carrying tiki torches and chanting, jews will not replace us.
Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos scraped without consent

Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos scraped without consent


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  13 comments  •  4 days ago
By   Olivia Solon Facial recognition can log you into your iPhone, track criminals through crowds and identify loyal customers in stores. The technology — which is imperfect but improving rapidly — is based on algorithms that learn how to recognize human faces and the hundreds of ways in which each one is unique. To do this well, the algorithms must be fed hundreds of thousands of...
Mar 14 5:28pm @5.1.1 I could never imagine all the data stored somewhere. Keeping tabs on everyone, that is a lot of info.
Mar 14 1:59pm @5 It is every where. I was at target the other day and every single self checkout lane had a camera and monitor. Intersections have cameras taking video of what we drive, licence plate numbers and...
AP, HBO, NBC could be next outlets sued over coverage of Covington Catholic student: co-counsel

AP, HBO, NBC could be next outlets sued over coverage of Covington Catholic student: co-counsel


Via: Jasper2529  •  114 comments  •  2 days ago
The Associated Press and television networks NBC and HBO could be the next three entities sued over their handling of the viral video featuring Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann, his co-counsel told Fox News on Tuesday. Todd McMurtry revealed the potential upcoming legal targets during an interview with Fox News just one day after a massive $275 million suit was filed...
Mar 14 4:49pm @5.4.25 Then give that warning to Sean as well. No worries though, I am out of here.
Mar 14 4:04pm @5.4.20 Lets just say that they even came out with a website called Hoggwatch.
Mar 14 3:57pm @5.4.18 All news outlets post a story on what is popular at the time. I don't blame them for reporting on what was known at the time.
Mar 14 3:36pm @5.4.16 I hope so as that is what started it all to begin with.
Mar 14 3:27pm @5.4.13 Oh please. The only reason some people are backing him is the impression that it makes. Poor little innocent maga kid is treated so bad by the big bad news outlets. I know if the tables were...
Mar 14 3:14pm @5.4.10 Do you see Hogg's parents bringing lawsuit to 20 different media outlets? I don't. The are only using this for financial gain. I also find it odd that the person who originally posted the video...
Mar 14 3:02pm @5.4.6 Not as harmful as one thinks. I am sure there are people that would give him a job right now, just because of the bruha.
Mar 14 2:55pm @7 So republicans have gone from...Tort reform! Tort reform!...to...Sue, Sue, Sue!...
Mar 14 2:53pm @5.4.3 "..." I disagree. If he and his family would just shut up about it, it would fade away quickly. Instead they keep bringing it up, appearing on fox and trying to sue every news outlet under the...
Mar 14 2:50pm @5.2.3 Last I heard, the original video cannot be traced and was from an anonymous source. Very convenient. Agree. The family is just looking for a cash payout.
What President Trump’s proposed budget cuts could mean for senior citizens

What President Trump’s proposed budget cuts could mean for senior citizens


Via: Krishna  •  94 comments  •  59 minutes ago
The record $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 calls for a 5% cut to social programs, including $845 billion from Medicare, $1.5 trillion from Medicaid and as much as $84 billion in Social Security disability benefits. Fellow legislators and others criticized the budget on Twitter, saying such deep cuts to these social safety-net programs would hurt vulnerable Americans who are...
Mar 14 4:26pm @6.1.23 Haven't read enough to see about any cuts. So far what I have read is about giving more money to enforcement and kicking people off of SSI and Medicaid. I am reading a little about Medicare and so...
Mar 14 3:53pm @6.1.21 From reading a little bit about that, it looks like any increased spending is for CDR, enforcement and re-determinations. They are spending money looking at cases to determine people to kick off...
Mar 13 11:56pm @3.1.2 I still wonder. I know people that would vote to kill these programs until they use them themselves. Then it is still everyone else that is the problem.
Mar 13 11:48pm @4 Is Paul Ryan still in congress? His wet dream.
Senate Rejects Trump’s Border Emergency Declaration, Setting Up First Veto

Senate Rejects Trump’s Border Emergency Declaration, Setting Up First Veto


Via: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו  •  109 comments  •  2 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday easily voted to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, delivering a bipartisan rebuke to what lawmakers in both parties deemed executive overreach by a president determined to build his border wall over Congress’s objections.
Mar 14 4:17pm @3 Not enough to over turn a veto. Bring on the lawsuits.
Samantha Bee: Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Is a Racist ‘Trash Heap’

Samantha Bee: Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Is a Racist ‘Trash Heap’


Via: Tessylo  •  24 comments  •  3 days ago
Entertainment Samantha Bee: Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Is a Racist ‘Trash Heap’   Ryan Reed, Rolling Stone   2 hours 18 minutes ago   Days after liberal watchdog organization Media Matters for America   unearthed Tucker Carlson radio appearances criticized as misogynist, racist and homophobic ,   Samantha Bee   blasted the   Fox News...
Mar 14 2:46pm @5.2 What is sad is fox circling the wagons and protecting the fat dweeb.
Mar 14 2:44pm @4.1.3 Yep. "..." tucker and hannity had to nerve to talk to each other about how bad they are treated by the media.
Mar 14 2:37pm @4.1.2 It seems there is quite a choice these days.
Mar 14 2:04pm @4 I was going to post an article about his new unearthed comments. He is a nasty piece of work.
A photographer captured the last images of Kenya's 'elephant queen' just before her death

A photographer captured the last images of Kenya's 'elephant queen' just before her death


Via: Ender  •  26 comments  •  4 days ago
The last photos of one of Africa's great "tusker" elephants have just been released. The photos were taken by British photographer   Will Burrard-Lucas , who last month photographed a   rare African black leopard for the first time in more than 100 years . The elephant, named F_MU1 and whom Burrard-Lucas called the Elephant Queen, died of natural causes shortly after...
Mar 14 1:53pm @5.1.2 Thanks. I just read that they don't live nearly as long in captivity.  Have a longer natural lifespan in the wild.
Mar 14 1:51pm @8.1 I saw a documentary where a group was mourning the loss of one that died. One even looked like it was crying. They are very intelligent.
Mar 13 9:12pm @5.1 I always thought they lived to be a little older than that. 80 instead of 60. It is sad that she looked so peaceful and was eating and drinking right before she died.
Mar 13 5:00pm @2.1 It is heart breaking. So sad that some people could care less about other life.
Mar 13 4:43pm @1 A true African queen.
Pentagon Rule Will Largely Bar Transitioning Transgender Troops, Recruits After April 12

Pentagon Rule Will Largely Bar Transitioning Transgender Troops, Recruits After April 12


Via: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  7 comments  •  5 days ago
Via   Washington Times: The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex, and require most individuals to serve in their birth gender. The memo outlining the new policy was obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, and it comes after a lengthy and complicated legal battle. It falls...
Mar 13 9:14pm @4.1.1 I was always surprised no one ever said anything about the name. She did the opposite of Manning.
Trump Grounds All U.S. Boeing 737 Max Planes

Trump Grounds All U.S. Boeing 737 Max Planes


Via: XDm9mm  •  18 comments  •  5 days ago
President Donald Trump grounded all Boeing 737 Max airplanes within the U.S. Wednesday afternoon, reversing the Federal Aviation Administration’s initial support of the aircraft. “The safety of the American people and all people is our paramount concern,” said Trump, announcing the emergency order from the White House. Trump added that Boeing is an “incredible company” working “very...
Mar 13 9:08pm @2.1.8 Haha I was thinking more along the lines of scrambling digital info.
Mar 13 5:14pm @2.1.1 "..." No kidding. There is a chance that they could destroy valuable information.
Mar 13 4:56pm @2 "..." How dumb is that. I understand concern yet I think it would be better to let the people that made the plane study what may have gone wrong.
Lisa Page admitted Obama DOJ ordered stand-down on Clinton email prosecution, GOP rep says

Lisa Page admitted Obama DOJ ordered stand-down on Clinton email prosecution, GOP rep says


Via: Vic Eldred  •  207 comments  •  5 days ago  •  LOCKED
Former FBI lawyer   Lisa Page   admitted under questioning from Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe last summer that "the FBI was ordered by the Obama DOJ not to consider charging Hillary Clinton for   gross negligence   in the handling of classified information," the congressman alleged in a social media post late Tuesday, citing a newly unearthed   transcript  of Page's...
Mar 13 3:05pm @9.2 "..." No kidding. All they have I guess. trump sucks so Obama had to be guilty of something...
Physicists reverse time using quantum computer

Physicists reverse time using quantum computer


Via: Larry Hampton  •  6 comments  •  5 days ago
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology teamed up with colleagues from the U.S. and Switzerland and returned the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the past. They also calculated the probability that an electron in empty interstellar space will spontaneously travel back into its recent past. The  study  is published in  Scientific Reports .
Mar 13 2:53pm @3 I always heard that one could travel through space and time is different. As one can travel for five years yet 50 years may have past on Earth.
Lori Loughlin’s Daughter : ‘I Don’t Really Care About School’

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter : ‘I Don’t Really Care About School’


Via: JohnRussell  •  40 comments  •  yesterday
Maybe the alleged hefty bribe wasn’t worth it. The daughter of Lori Loughlin , the “Full House” actress accused with her husband of paying $500,000 to fraudulently get their girls admitted to the University of Southern California, said in a video posted last year that she didn’t care about school but wanted to experience “game days” and “partying.” Olivia Jade...
Mar 13 2:48pm @7.1 I would be embarrassed. And to think some other kid was rejected just so this spoiled kid can party and chase boys. Makes me wonder how much these parents pay to get an actual degree. Loughlin...
DeVos moves to allow religious groups to provide federally-funded services to private schools

DeVos moves to allow religious groups to provide federally-funded services to private schools


Via: Vic Eldred  •  112 comments  •  5 days ago  •  LOCKED
Education Secretary   Betsy DeVos   announced Monday her agency will no longer enforce a federal provision that prohibits religious organizations from giving private schools federally funded services. The decision is in response to a 2017 Supreme Court verdict that found that Missouri unconstitutionally denied a church-run preschool publicly-funded tire scraps for its playground...
Mar 13 3:57am @2.1.1 I honestly don't know. I thought private schools could set their own curriculum and guidelines.
Mar 12 9:04pm @2 If a private school is going to receive federal services, then I say they should fall under federal standards and mandates.
New interactive map shows how light pollution affects your hometown

New interactive map shows how light pollution affects your hometown


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  22 comments  •  6 days ago
By   Denise Chow Scientists track pollution in the air as well as in the world’s oceans, lakes and rivers. And now, there's a simple interactive tool that affords a detailed look at pollution of a different kind: artificial light. The   Radiance Light Trends website , which went live last week, presents a world map that shows where night skies are still relatively dark and where there...
Mar 12 8:01pm @6.1.1 Thanks. I am in a dark orange colour.
Mar 12 5:01pm @6 Kind of a dumb question, but where is the interactive map?
FBI accuses wealthy parents, including celebrities, in college-entrance bribery scheme

FBI accuses wealthy parents, including celebrities, in college-entrance bribery scheme


Via: Kavika  •  82 comments  •  6 days ago
By   Devlin Barrett   and Matt Zapotosky March 12 at 11:36 AM The Justice Department on Tuesday charged more than 30 wealthy people — including two television stars — with being part of a long-running scheme to bribe and cheat to get their kids into big-name colleges and universities. The alleged crimes included cheating on entrance exams, as...
Mar 12 5:30pm @12.2 I hope they go after all of them but sadly, as someone said above, the celebrities will probably just get a slap on the wrist.
Mar 12 5:21pm @1.4.1 What I thought too. Want to get a kid into university? Make a substantial donation.
18 Real Attacks on the ‘Rule of Law’

18 Real Attacks on the ‘Rule of Law’


Via: Keep America Great!  •  60 comments  •  yesterday
D onald Trump, we are told over and over and over again, threatens the “rule of law.” To pick a piece at random, I note that Joel Mathis of The Week recently wrote , “When we talk about Trump and the rule of law, mostly we talk about how he’s flouting and evading the constraint of laws he doesn’t like: His newly declared state of emergency to circumvent Congress’ refusal to...
Mar 12 3:06pm @2.2.9 "..."
Mar 11 8:08pm @2.2.4 And they complained about Obama and his EOs.
Household net worth falls by largest amount since the Great Recession, new Fed data shows

Household net worth falls by largest amount since the Great Recession, new Fed data shows


Via: Ender  •  106 comments  •  5 days ago
In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, photo homes stack up in a neighborhood in San Jose, Calif. NerdWallet calculated affordability for 173 metropolitan areas by comparing the median annual household income and the monthly principal-and-interest payment for a median-priced single-family home and found that the least affordable homes are in the San Jose. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)...
Mar 12 2:15am @1.2.33 Not nearly enough.
Mar 12 2:09am @5.2.7 Again Jack, dissecting comments, not an attractive trait. I can do the same, and have. I just don't need to dissect every word to make a point. Want a good conversation? Actually have one instead...
Mar 12 1:33am @8 "..." Crack The Sky -- Nuclear Apathy
Mar 12 1:19am @2.1.16 "..." I have never inferred anything. Just going by what others say. Including you. I can get the gist of what is going on without having to dissect every sentence. To me that is looking for...
Mar 12 12:35am @1.2.31 "..." What matters is through all the rambling, no one has even tried to prove the article or statistics wrong. They are just assigning blame.
Mar 12 12:32am @2.1.14 Cite you on what? What you have been implying all along? Did you never bring up people being lazy? I see it is now all the fault of public education. Don't tell me, now you think all education...
Mar 11 11:39pm @5.2.4 "..." Maybe. I would always be afraid of the first little scratch.    haha "..." I think that is a problem with some people. What I call a starter home. Some people think that their first...
Mar 11 11:03pm @7.1 No doubt.
Mar 11 10:58pm @5.2.2 A stupid (overall insignificant) financial decision to some may make others very happy. I am sure everyone, including yourself, has spent money on things others would not want. I will admit that...
Mar 11 10:45pm @1.2.27 Sorry, I got my numbers wrong. 14 - 15 dollars an hour. If lucky one gets 30k a year.
Mar 11 10:36pm @1.2.26 In my state we have a couple of auto manufacturing plants. They are all foreign brands. They have so far kept out the unions. Wages there are around 14 to 15k a year.
Mar 11 10:29pm @6.1.3 "..." It was an after thought. You have to give him credit for that.
Mar 11 10:25pm @5.2 "..." Who here has said that? Not one person that I can see. The numbers I can gather were for 2017 that said about 10 mil. at the mil category. Out of 325 mil population, not a very impressive...
Mar 11 9:29pm @1.2.23 Yes things have changed and I would not say for the better. Factories have been replaced with strip malls.
Mar 11 8:52pm @2.1.9 My 'juxtaposition' is trying to blame the widening gap on lazy people. In fact, I would say the opposite. I would say it is greed. Monopolies rule.
Mar 11 8:48pm @1.2.19 Sorry Jack, but I am not going to split up a comment into 10 different sections. All I am getting out of your comments is that you think it is easy to accumulate wealth, that anyone can/should be...
Mar 11 8:21pm @4.1.2 I am fine with that. A friend of mine, their son went to school for optometry. After he was done with any university, he was basically an apprentice at an already established office. The man that...
Mar 11 8:01pm @3.1 Add to that sending kids to college at 15k or more a year. I know people that have wiped out any and all savings just for that.
Mar 11 8:00pm @4.1 I agree. I have no problem with people becoming successful. I just don't like unwarranted excess. The sad thing is, articles and charts I have looked at, some of them include people that make 300k...
Mar 11 7:47pm @2.1.5 And some people will do their very best their whole life and never make anymore than 50k a year. In one breath you say people are lazy then in the next breath you say there are disadvantages....
Mar 11 7:44pm @1.2.17 You continually say that people are lazy and do not want to work to make it. Then in the same breath, say that you are saying a lot more than that. when in fact, you are not. Who gives you...
Mar 11 7:33pm @1.2.16 The only 'poppy cock' is the inability to form an argument instead of just saying, nuh uh.
Mar 11 4:35pm @1.2.7 I should have expected this. I forgot that every republican that posts here is wealthy. Are you honestly going to say that there are no people that work hard all their lives and never end up...
Mar 11 3:51pm @1.2.3 And sadly they are the ones in the congress ear, shaping policy, to let them keep the wealth divide.
Mar 11 3:40pm @1.2.1 10% of people owning most of the wealth is far from envy. But do keep up with buzz words.
Mar 11 2:53pm @1 The great divide.
Ritual animal slaughter law leaves Belgium's Muslims and Jews facing shortages, price hikes

Ritual animal slaughter law leaves Belgium's Muslims and Jews facing shortages, price hikes


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  58 comments  •  5 days ago
By   Rachel Elbaum BRUSSELS — Workers put the finishing touches on a wall of newly installed shelves at a small grocery store. Three months ago, the same wall was lined with a row of refrigerators filled with halal meat. But a new law in the Flanders region of Belgium bans the practices required for both halal and kosher meat. That has meant such products have become harder to find and...
Mar 11 8:57pm @7.1.1 Thanks. Sounds to me that it is basically just a tradition.
Mar 11 7:31pm @7 I don't get it anyway. Why does it matter how an animal is killed, it is dead. Meat is meat. If one is hungry enough, it will be eaten regardless.
TWO OUT OF THREE AMERICANS BELIEVE DONALD TRUMP IS A CRIMINAL

TWO OUT OF THREE AMERICANS BELIEVE DONALD TRUMP IS A CRIMINAL


By: JohnRussell  •  143 comments  •  5 days ago
Qunnipiac poll says two thirds of Americans believe Trump committed crimes prior to becoming president. This begs the question, how or why is he still in office? I read something yesterday to the effect of that Trump's existence and behavior in the highest office has served to break down norms and standards that we as Americans have always accepted as a given. That is his...
Mar 11 3:48pm @15.3 "..." Baffle them with bullshit, for some reason seems to work. Like the last debates for the office, the people that talked policy and possible solutions or direction were shot down with lies,...
Mar 11 3:08pm @1.2.2 I would say, someone that makes as much sense as Donald Duck but has a big fat ass.
Russia’s passive-aggressive reaction to SpaceX may mask a deeper truth

Russia’s passive-aggressive reaction to SpaceX may mask a deeper truth


Via: Split Personality  •  19 comments  •  one week ago
One of the big questions surrounding the first launch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft was how the Russians would react. They have held considerable sway in the International Space Station partnership by controlling access to the orbiting laboratory since the 2011 retirement of NASA's Space Shuttle. So far, the Russian response has been one of throwing small bits of shade here and there...
Mar 11 3:27pm @6.1.4 I never understood the deep space missions. Unless they can get to another solar system, we will just have craft drifting in empty space. Even for things like exploration, I would think it would...
Mar 11 3:23pm @6.1.3 Hahaha When they say no, maybe China? I'm sure they would be thrilled at the prospect.
Mar 11 2:58pm @6.1 It is like we decided to take a back seat. I don't see how they can even imagine a "space force" without a way to even get people into space.
Despite social media, Generation Z, Millennials report feeling lonely

Despite social media, Generation Z, Millennials report feeling lonely


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  21 comments  •  one week ago
By   Sharon Jayson, Kaiser Health News Connor Wilton moved here for the music scene. The 24-year-old singer-guitarist “knew zero people in Austin” and felt pretty lonely at first. While this capital city is one of the nation’s buzziest places and ranks at the top of many “best” lists, Wilton wasn’t feeling it. He lived near the University of Texas at Austin but wasn’t a student; he said...
Mar 11 3:19pm @11.2 "..." I agree. I talk to people all the time. In line, people walking their dog, whatever. Some people act like they don't want to talk but most people are receptive.
Mar 11 3:16pm @13 "..." That sounded backwards to me. I think a lot of things like this are hype. I have seen younger generations out and about, in groups, at bars, restaurants, etc. I have seen people my age...
Native American tribe donates $184,000 to cover funeral costs for Alabama tornado victims

Native American tribe donates $184,000 to cover funeral costs for Alabama tornado victims


Via: Kavika  •  22 comments  •  one week ago
A Native American tribe in Alabama is donating $184,000 as part of an effort to cover the funeral costs for the 23 people who died this week in an outbreak of tornadoes. “The Tribe is making a $184,000 donation to the East Alabama Medical Center Foundation to assist in the burial of the victims from last Sunday’s devastating tornado in Lee County, AL," Stephanie A. Bryan, Tribal Chair and...
Mar 11 3:05pm @4 Thank you to them. I could never imagine losing everything then having to bury family members.
The truth is out-- Democrats hate the Jews!

The truth is out-- Democrats hate the Jews!


Via: Krishna  •  51 comments  •  one week ago
 Trump entered to Lee Greenwood’s " Proud to Be an American, " then launched into one of his trademark stream-of-consciousness speeches, according to three people who were there. They said the crowd roared with laughter throughout. Trump went off on what one guest called a "bizarre tangent." He described being home alone in the White House over Christmas "while the Democrats...
Mar 11 2:05pm @8 Funny, but it was 23 republicans that voted no on the Dems anti bigotry resolution.
Monsters, Myths and Legends

Monsters, Myths and Legends


By: Veronica  •  85 comments  •  one week ago
Just a little fun thing.  Tell us what your favorite monster, myth or legend is.  Explain how it came to be your favorite, if it frightened you as a child, where you first heard of it - any kind of backstory. It's all in fun so please do not disparage someone else monster, myth or legend.  I will go first: Sasquatch - The first time I heard of him was when the Legend of Boggy Creek...
Mar 06 5:12pm @5.1 I was watching a show the other night about haunted places. One was a road where there was what they called a skin walker. It was from Indian legend. I don't know much about it but supposedly a...
COURTS Jack Phillips now 2-for-2 against Colorado Civil Rights Commission

COURTS Jack Phillips now 2-for-2 against Colorado Civil Rights Commission


Via: Keep America Great!  •  21 comments  •  one week ago
The legal group battling on behalf of a Christian baker in Colorado says the state civil rights commission has chosen to drop its most recent charges against Jack Phillips in light of new evidence of the state's continuing hostility toward religious freedom. "The state's demonstrated and ongoing hostility toward Jack because of his beliefs is undeniable," says attorney Kristen Waggoner,...
Mar 06 2:18am @2.1.1 No matter what was said by an attorney, he did not win.
Mar 06 2:11am @3.1 How dare someone disagree with that. They must be run out on a rail.
Mar 06 1:48am @2 "..." Like it or not, the statement is correct. I agree with it as well. The people arguing against it, arguing for the right to discriminate are the problem.
All 30 Steven Spielberg Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

All 30 Steven Spielberg Movies Ranked From Worst To Best


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  18 comments  •  one week ago
All 30 Steven Spielberg Movies Ranked From Worst To Best By Mike Gray, Taste of Cinema, April 27, 2017 Scene from Schindler's List With over $4 billion in theatrical box office returns alone, Steven Spielberg is one of the most successful–and influential–directors of all time. His work has spanned genres from historical drama to action-adventure to fantasy and science...
Mar 06 12:02am @4.2.1 "..." Well, back in the day they didn't come in tornado form.
Mar 05 11:51pm @4 Jaws changed a summer.
Bizarre Trans Beta Male Maga Dogs Protest Trump Star video

Bizarre Trans Beta Male Maga Dogs Protest Trump Star video


By: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  80 comments  •  one week ago
Click on the Video This left me speechless. It's getting weirder in Hollywood!
Mar 05 11:46pm @4.1.5 The people that hate skinny jeans are the ones that can't wear them.
Mar 04 5:00pm @5 Piss and shit on the star. Now that would be a statement.
‘Medicare for All’: The Impossible Dream

‘Medicare for All’: The Impossible Dream


Via: Jasper2529  •  18 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
The Brits and Canadians I know certainly love their single-payer health care systems. If one of their politicians suggested they should switch to the American health care model, they’d throw him out the window. So single-payer health care, or in our case “Medicare for all,” is worth taking seriously. I’ve just never understood how we get from here to there, how we transition from our...
Mar 05 4:57pm @8 The systems are already in place. It wouldn't be as hard as people make it out to be.
Mar 05 4:56pm @2.2 Other countries with Medicare for all, still have insurance. It would not be eliminated.
Mar 05 4:55pm @7.1 Not when their bottom line is the dollar. They are in it to make a profit, and they do.
It's the Apocalypse - Do You Die or Live?

It's the Apocalypse - Do You Die or Live?


By: Trout Giggles  •  101 comments  •  one week ago
I've often thought about this and Perrie's seed about India and Pakistan has got me thinking again. Yes, I know, that can be dangerous but just read. My family calls me a defeatist and other sorts of names because if there's a global apocalypse I don't want to hang around. I want to be one of the first ones to go. I see no point in holding off the inevitable fight with my neighbor over...
Mar 05 4:14pm @11 If it is a nuclear war, I figure I would be toast anyway. With having an Air Force base, a Navy base, a shipbuilding yard, an Army training camp, National Guard training camp and the space center....
Steven Spielberg's spat with Netflix taps into larger fight over the future of movies

Steven Spielberg's spat with Netflix taps into larger fight over the future of movies


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  29 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   Daniel Arkin Almost exactly a year ago, Steven Spielberg   made it clear   how he felt about Netflix muscling its way into Hollywood's most illustrious event, the Academy Awards. The streaming giant's films are essentially TV movies, he said during a promotional tour for "Ready Player One," and the best of them "deserve an Emmy, not an Oscar." Netflix, evidently, did not get...
Mar 05 3:53pm @6.1 The last time I saw a show was at a casino here. Some one near us kept farting every five minutes. Smelled terrible. Just when you thought it would stop, it happened again. Finally after about 30...
Mar 05 3:50pm @8 Ah the Oscars. Where the so called 'stars' congratulate each other. Nothing like watching people that make millions of dollars acting like royalty and patting each other on the back. No thanks...
Mar 05 3:46pm @4.1.1 I remember my parents took us all to a drive in. I think I was about 10. She wanted to see A Star is Born. Unfortunately for her it was a double feature. The first movie was the original The...
Hollywood Madam: Want to stop human trafficking? Legalize consensual sex for money.

Hollywood Madam: Want to stop human trafficking? Legalize consensual sex for money.


Via: Krishna  •  70 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Mustang Ranch Brothel (Photo credit: Luxurylaunches.com) They do it because it’s sex. They do it because it’s convenient. They do it because it’s fast. They do it because it’s hassle-free. At least, until you’re caught. Ever since New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged last week with two counts of solicitation of prostitution after the police obtained video...
Mar 04 8:27pm @4.1.2 Yeah, if they can forgive Michael Vick.
Mar 04 8:26pm @5.1 It could be brothel / pot dispensary. Kill two birds with one stone. Get stoned and boned.
Democrats Should Pay Reparations for Slavery and Abuse of Blacks

Democrats Should Pay Reparations for Slavery and Abuse of Blacks


Via: Keep America Great!  •  138 comments  •  one week ago
Democratic presidential candidates Julián Castro, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently pushed their party even further left with their latest radical scheme —slavery reparations. This is beyond ironic, of course, since Democrats have tortured blacks for centuries and hammer us even today. Slavery spread agony across the South, under the watchful eyes of Democrats, such as...
Mar 04 8:19pm @4.1.8 You? Never. I was just taking advantage of your generosity.
Mar 04 4:40pm @4.1.6 One of them was half Pomeranian half Shih Tzu. I call it a Pomshit.
Mar 03 6:57am @4.1 While you are at it, Trout said something about an ostrich and high heels. There were other things involved, will not bring it all up right now. I wasn't there butt it all seemed pretty serious....
Poll: Voters Would Overwhelmingly Reject “Socialists” And Candidates Older Than 75…

Poll: Voters Would Overwhelmingly Reject “Socialists” And Candidates Older Than 75…


Via: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  20 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Via   Bloomberg : Americans are least favorable toward a presidential candidate who’s a socialist or one who’s older than 75, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that said President Donald Trump’s approval rating ticked up in the past month. Only 25 percent of respondents ranked “socialist” as a desirable trait for a candidate. Only 37 percent said “someone over 75” was...
Mar 04 5:07pm @3.2 I would say we already have the systems in place for healthcare. Our biggest problem imo is people thinking all taxes are bad. We have people that promise lower taxes to get elected. We cannot...
Trump Threatens The UK After Being Ordered To Pay Scottish Government Legal Fees In Golf Course Lawsuit

Trump Threatens The UK After Being Ordered To Pay Scottish Government Legal Fees In Golf Course Lawsuit


Via: Don Overton  •  6 comments  •  2 weeks ago
The BBC reported,   “Mr. Trump battled unsuccessfully in the courts to halt the project before he became US president. A total of 11 turbines make up the development off Aberdeen. Judges have now ruled Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd should pay the legal bills incurred.” David Frum pointed out, Trump was abusing the power of the presidency because he lost a private lawsuit:
Mar 04 4:48pm @2 It just never ends with this guy.
Caption This!

Caption This!


Via: Krishna  •  34 comments  •  2 weeks ago
What caption would you use for this?
Mar 04 4:45pm @9 Crossing the finish line together.
Trump ordered top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner despite concerns of John Kelly, intel officials

Trump ordered top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner despite concerns of John Kelly, intel officials


Via: FLYNAVY1  •  109 comments  •  2 weeks ago
President Donald Trump early last year directed his then-chief of staff, John Kelly, to give presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance - a move that made Kelly so uncomfortable that he documented the request in writing, according to current and former administration officials. After Kushner, a senior White House adviser, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, pressured the...
Mar 04 3:53pm @5 What bothers me is the trumps and Kushner have never fully divested from their companies. When they deal with foreign banks/entities and they have access to all information, who is to say they...
Supreme Court seems inclined to retain cross on public land

Supreme Court seems inclined to retain cross on public land


Via: Gordy327  •  289 comments  •  yesterday
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed inclined Wednesday to rule that a 40-foot-tall cross that stands on public land in Maryland is constitutional, but shy away from a sweeping ruling. The case is being closely watched because it involves the place of religious symbols in public life, but the particular memorial at issue in the case is a nearly 100-year-old cross that was built in a...
Mar 03 4:37pm @4.1.15 The fact that six people voted it up tells me there are supposedly pro military people that don't even know the national military graveyard.
Senate panel to investigate meetings between Russians, Obama officials

Senate panel to investigate meetings between Russians, Obama officials


Via: 1stwarrior  •  127 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
The Senate Finance Committee is probing meetings reportedly held in 2015 between two of former President Barack Obama’s top economic officials and   Maria Butina, a Russian national who later pleaded guilty to conspiring to covertly influence U.S. foreign policy, the panel said Friday. Committee leadership published letters sent to the current heads of the U.S. Treasury Department and...
Mar 03 4:33pm @7.2.1 Thanks. I was reading about it the other day and the roles they all play. From what I was reading, the House has more investigative powers than the Senate.
Trump says he’ll sign executive order for free speech on college campuses

Trump says he’ll sign executive order for free speech on college campuses


Via: Ender  •  184 comments  •  one week ago
President Trump announced Saturday he intends to sign an executive order mandating colleges and universities take steps to guarantee free speech to attain federal research grants. "We reject oppressive speech codes, censorship, political correctness and every other attempt by the hard left to stop people from challenging ridiculous and dangerous ideas. These ideas are dangerous," Trump...
Mar 03 4:27pm @1.2.7 I don't agree with antifa and their tactics. My point being that they are not going to campus and making speeches. They may counteract what they deem hate speech, yet that is a different animal.
Mar 03 4:24pm @1.3.27 I was asking questions. I see below you said the thing that would not be allowed would be inciting violence. I could see the klan espousing others as inferior could start violence. Same with...
Mar 03 1:59am @5.1 Is there any line? Or a complete free for all.
Mar 02 9:55pm @1.3.6 I would say it's pervasive in a lot of society. Under this EO, who would decide what is or is not acceptable? The government?
Mar 02 9:35pm @1.2.3 I don't remember antifa trying to hold speaking engagements at university.
Mar 02 9:33pm @1.3.4 "..." That was a course that was cancelled. It only lasted about a week before it was shut down. There is always a but. A college should not be forced to host anti-semites, anti-gay, anti-racial...
Mar 02 9:14pm @1.3.1 Should anti-semites be allowed to speak at will across college campuses?
Mar 02 9:12pm @2.1.1 How he always skips by I will never understand. Now the asshole is tweeting about how great one of his golf courses is and great for relations with that country. He is actively promoting his own...
Mar 02 9:09pm @1.2.1 They would be able to recruit the younger, the seed corn. Oh happy day.
Mar 02 8:44pm @1 So trump is going to force universities to bow down to any extremist views or have funds withheld.
Why Trump is Destined for an Historic 2020 Win

Why Trump is Destined for an Historic 2020 Win


Via: Keep America Great!  •  29 comments  •  2 weeks ago
E ach week, as the thundering host of Democratic seekers of their party’s 2020 presidential nomination scramble for attention and try to outflank their rivals to the left, that party rolls out a new policy proposal that lurches further away from where the solid center of American politics has always resided. The most transformative presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan, to...
Mar 03 6:37am @5.1.3 Why link a closed page? I know, promotion. Some people like to do that. Grifter comes to mind.
Mar 02 9:03pm @5.1.1 CPAC was nothing but a hate fest with zero ideas. Demonization is not a majority view. "..."
Mar 02 5:03pm @5 Bill Kristol on twitter, "..." About trump, "..." About CPAC, "..." About Gaetz threatening Cohen, "..." From: Sahil Kapur‏ At CPAC, @GOPChairwoman says Republicans...
How UberEats uses data to help restaurants rebrand online, creating entirely new eateries

How UberEats uses data to help restaurants rebrand online, creating entirely new eateries


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  12 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Mar 03 2:10am @3 Sort of takes away the experience of going out to eat. Takes away any social aspect.
Mar 03 2:10am @2.1.1 Worked for me. I use chrome.
Jared Kushner Calls Kim Jong-un “Totally Unqualified Person” Who Got Job Only Through Nepotism

Jared Kushner Calls Kim Jong-un “Totally Unqualified Person” Who Got Job Only Through Nepotism


Via: Bob Nelson  •  8 comments  •  2 weeks ago
MANDEL NGAN / AFP / GETTY Offering a stunningly blunt appraisal of the North Korean leader, Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that Kim Jong-un was a “totally unqualified person” who attained his position of power only through nepotism. “Here you have a guy who has no government experience, and he’s in charge of the whole thing,” Kushner said, in an interview with Fox News. “It’s the...
Mar 02 6:28pm @1.1 Talk about irony.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!


By: Uptownchick  •  25 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Theodor Seuss Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2, 1904. 
Mar 02 6:04pm @9 1904? Oh my. Talk about leaving a legacy.
Mar 02 6:03pm @8.1 We are here, we are here, we are here !
How a 3 a.m. bar fight left a WV delegate blind

How a 3 a.m. bar fight left a WV delegate blind


Via: sandy-2021492  •  9 comments  •  2 weeks ago
More than 12 years after Eric Porterfield lost his vision in a parking lot brawl, his legal battle against the bar where it happened continues. Porterfield, now a Republican member of the House of Delegates from Mercer County, started that night in 2006 at a strip club in Harvey, Illinois, a tough suburb just south of Chicago. It ended in a fight involving as many as 10...
Mar 02 5:55pm @3 So much for republicans wanting tort reform.
Ben Carson blasts ‘barbarous’ practice of aborting unborn babies: ‘I can guarantee you they can feel’

Ben Carson blasts ‘barbarous’ practice of aborting unborn babies: ‘I can guarantee you they can feel’


Via: Keep America Great!  •  118 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Celebrated neurosurgeon Ben Carson talked about the evil of abortion at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Thursday.  Speaking from his experience operating on unborn babies, Carson condemned the “barbarous” practice of abortion and the left’s “totally ignorant” description of babies in the womb as “clump of cells,”  Breitbart  reported. “I can guarantee you they...
Mar 02 5:30pm @4.3.6 "Let them eat cake" is the traditional translation of the French phrase "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche", supposedly spoken by "a great princess" upon learning that the peasants had no bread. Since...
Scientists create super-mice that can see in the dark. Here's what that means for humans.

Scientists create super-mice that can see in the dark. Here's what that means for humans.


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  19 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   David Freeman No one is ditching the night-vision goggles just yet, but scientists working in the United States and China have developed a technique that they say could one day give humans the ability to see in the dark. The technique involves injecting the eyes with particles that act like tiny antennae that take infrared light — wavelengths that are invisible to humans and other...
Mar 02 2:08am @2 I don't know if I could handle watching an injection into my eyes.
When SH*T Happens … and it Will … What is Our "NORMAL & MUNDANE," comes Under Intense Scrutiny

When SH*T Happens … and it Will … What is Our "NORMAL & MUNDANE," comes Under Intense Scrutiny


By: A. Macarthur  •  73 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Roughly one week ago, my wife was diagnosed with a form of cancer … and, among other reactions and behaviors on my part, both rational and irrational, I went missing from TheNewstalkers, and, in addition, considered other actions that would have no bearing on her diagnosis. Of course, my realistic and first priority is to be supportive of my wife's day-to-day, mundane, spousal and...
Mar 01 5:33pm @12 It's times like these I really don't know what to say. The words never seem to come out right. Just know that a lot of people are with the both of you.
Video killed the radio star

Video killed the radio star


By: Ender  •  31 comments  •  3 weeks ago
We have had articles about favorite music, favorite songs, favorite artists. I don't know if we actually had one based on the visual video. Back in the day they were usually cheaply made and cheesy. Even if the music was really good. Sometimes the video did not even seem to match the song. I think the first video that was played on MTV was Video Killed The Radio Star. I think...
Mar 01 4:57am @19
Convicted liar Michael Cohen is testifying about Trump – Should we believe a word he says?

Convicted liar Michael Cohen is testifying about Trump – Should we believe a word he says?


Via: Nerm_L  •  229 comments  •  4 hours ago
After three years of relentless hair-on-fire Trump crap I don't believe anyone, anymore. Come on, people, get off the crapper and flush it! (Seeder's edit, just because ...) Everyone already knows Trump is a liar.  People knew Trump was a liar when he defeated the other liar on the ballot.   Another liar's 'truth' isn't going to tell people more than they already know.
Mar 01 1:27am @2.1.21 I guess I don't understand that. Not caring if an elected official lied right to ones face. Unless they get caught and have to testify.
Mar 01 1:05am @4.1.22 I am not the one saying that he is full of shit and his word cannot be taken, unless it is what I consider a nugget of truth.