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Meghan McCain defends being the 'big bad Republican' on TV: 'My mere existence triggers the left'

Meghan McCain defends being the 'big bad Republican' on TV: 'My mere existence triggers the left'


Via: Tessylo  •  38 comments  •  21 minutes ago
Meghan McCain defends being the 'big bad Republican' on TV: 'My mere existence triggers the left'   Erin Donnelly, Yahoo Celebrity   6 hours ago   She’s been  mocked by   Saturday Night Live   and  John Oliver ,  grilled by Seth Meyers  and  accused of being “rude and entitled.”  Even so,  Meghan...
May 22 4:56pm @3.1.12 True. Odd really. From the son getting thrown in jail and having a violent temper, drunken brawls, the daughter preaching abstinence while having children with multiple partners out of wedlock,...
May 22 4:44pm @3.1.9 She threw her family front and center, all the while trying to push a false narrative. Trying to push a version of her family that did not exist. Most people could see right through that.
May 22 4:25pm @9.1.3 I never watch the show but it seems like they always tried to have one republican leaning person on. Even with the Survivor contestant woman.
May 22 3:47pm @7 This is her history and legacy. All she does is say things then say she was attacked. Hell several days ago it was all about her and saying on air that Bran was the new king in GOT. Say...
Both Democratic Frontrunners Voted For The Religious Freedom Restoration Act In 1993. Do They Still Support It?

Both Democratic Frontrunners Voted For The Religious Freedom Restoration Act In 1993. Do They Still Support It?


Via: Vic Eldred  •  158 comments  •  13 minutes ago  •  LOCKED
The 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act is one of the more interesting federal laws of the past few decades. What makes it so is the shifting nature of its political implications. When it was almost unanimously passed by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, it was viewed as a liberal bill, and a rebuke to a Supreme Court decision written by Justice Antonin Scalia that...
May 22 4:40pm @1.2.11 The government is not compelling anyone to violate anything. The government is compelling everyone to be treated equally. Religious belief is not a ticket to be above or circumvent the law. Do...
May 22 2:03pm @12 I have to agree with some, this is equating different things and trying to muddy the waters. Of course people can have religious freedom and do as they choose in their private life. Once in the...
May 22 1:54pm @10.1.4 I had heard that Amash wanted to run as a Libertarian.
DEMOCRATS UNANIMOUS AS HOUSE PASSES BILL FORCING SCHOOLS TO LET MALE ATHLETES COMPETE IN GIRLS’ SPORTS

DEMOCRATS UNANIMOUS AS HOUSE PASSES BILL FORCING SCHOOLS TO LET MALE ATHLETES COMPETE IN GIRLS’ SPORTS


Via: 1stwarrior  •  200 comments  •  5 minutes ago
The Democratically controlled House of Representatives voted Friday 236-173 in favor of the Equality Act, which would require schools to include male athletes who identify as transgender girls on female sports teams. Eight Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the bill, which had unanimous Democratic support. The bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation...
May 22 2:44pm @12.1 It is also cherry picking one small aspect of the bill in order to condemn it.
Black Female Cadets Make History At West Point

Black Female Cadets Make History At West Point


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  24 comments  •  17 minutes ago
May 22 2:40pm @6 Congrats Ladies. We have coma a long way.
May 22 2:31pm @4.1.3 Those are Youtube comments.
Is it too soon to talk about GoT Series Finale?

Is it too soon to talk about GoT Series Finale?


By: Trout Giggles  •  83 comments  •  yesterday
Can we talk about it? I'm a bit disappointed with the ending but we were warned that George RR Martin does not like happy endings.
May 21 11:31am @8.2.3 I also thought it was odd they went through the gate to get to the other side of the wall. I thought the ice dragon blew a hole in it. They could have just walked through that.
May 21 11:21am @8.2 What I din't get, why punish the man for doing what they all wanted done.
May 21 11:19am @7.1 The eyebrows were a giveaway.
What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion

What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion


Via: Trout Giggles  •  73 comments  •  20 minutes ago
As lawmakers in Alabama this week passed a bill that would outlaw abortion in the U.S. state entirely, protesters outside the statehouse wore blood-red robes, a nod to Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, in which childbearing is entirely controlled by the state. Hours later, the book was trending on Twitter. But opponents of the restrictive abortion laws...
May 21 11:10am @8.2 I have been hoping people will wake up and vote accordingly. Read an article about Austria. Their far right 'Freedom coalition' (ironic the far right always has these kind of names) have either...
May 21 1:48am @5 "..." That has become a sad reality, not just for the abortion issue.
Lynch contradicted Comey

Lynch contradicted Comey


By: Vic Eldred  •  119 comments  •  yesterday  •  LOCKED
In June of 2017 James Comey testified, under oath, before the House Judiciary Committee. During that hearing Comey volunteered certain information regarding the former AG and her, shall I call it her independence, to preside over the Clinton investigation. Comey testified to the following: “The attorney general had directed me not to call it an investigation, but instead to call it a matter,...
May 21 10:52am @10.2.2 This is just recycling old news.
May 21 10:50am @11.2.3  They all do now. Starting with Bush and the patriot act.
Odds 'n ends - An open space provided by Bob Nelson

Odds 'n ends - An open space provided by Bob Nelson


By: Bob Nelson  •  37 comments  •  yesterday
Images, short texts, videos, whatever you want to post without the bother of creating a seed. One rule: No political opinions.
May 20 6:45am @7.1 To far away. It is impossible to travel the distance.
A guide to how Daenerys went from Khaleesi to Mad Queen

A guide to how Daenerys went from Khaleesi to Mad Queen


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  14 comments  •  2 days ago
By   Elahe Izadi When we last saw Daenerys Targaryen, she was weeping at the surrender bells in King’s Landing — and then scowling, taking off on Drogon and setting the city on fire in methodical, concentric circles. That’s . . . not what her top backers expected her to do. But while Jon Snow, Tyrion Lannister and many viewers at home were busy picking their jaws up off the ground,...
May 20 6:12am @9 Haven't watched it yet. Was intrigued with a damn high school type show from France. Had to finish a season. Called Skam, originally from the Netherlands, I believe. Reminded me of a show I...
May 19 3:34pm @3 A bit of trivia ... Aaron Rodgers had a cameo in the last episode.
DNA tests reveal 30% of suspected fraudulent migrant families were unrelated

DNA tests reveal 30% of suspected fraudulent migrant families were unrelated


Via: 1stwarrior  •  31 comments  •  2 days ago
Some of the migrant families arrested at the southern border weren't actually families. In a pilot program, approximately 30% of rapid DNA tests of immigrant adults who were suspected of arriving at the southern border with children who weren't theirs revealed the adults were not related to the children, an official involved in the system's temporary rollout who asked to be anonymous in...
May 18 11:49pm @3.1.3 Sometimes there are reasons for people doing things that others could never comprehend.
May 18 11:17pm @3.1.1 Do you think it would matter. The kid would probably be taken anyway.
May 18 10:59pm @3 What if a child was traveling with an Uncle or Aunt. What if the person the kid was traveling with is the only person in their life. Things happen in countries they are coming from. Maybe the...
Mr. Forty Percent

Mr. Forty Percent


By: JohnRussell  •  73 comments  •  2 hours ago
This is a representation of Trumps approval rating over time At the tail end there, on May 12,     2019, his approval rating at Gallup is 42%. As you can see it dipped from 46%  last week. Trump's approval rating across the 2 1/3 years he has been president have been remarkably consistent, never varying...
May 18 10:27pm @2.3.7 What makes him even worse (IMO) is all the corrupt, self serving people he surrounds himself with.
Cramer: Trump no longer cares if his China policies hurt American businesses

Cramer: Trump no longer cares if his China policies hurt American businesses


Via: Krishna  •  76 comments  •  8 hours ago  •  LOCKED
"Huawei has the best technology for the 5G wireless infrastructure build-out, but without components from American suppliers, that technology just doesn't work. They're gonna get beat," CNBC's Jim Cramer says. "It could be the end for Huawei's 5G leadership," the "Mad Money" host says. President Donald Trump has practically "blacklisted" Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei...
May 18 8:32pm @6 "..."
May 18 8:25pm @4.1.2 Did you see this? "..." The owners of this foreign company even spent time in jail in their home country for corruption/bribing elected officials. And this, "..." This is who is getting the...
EVIL

EVIL


By: Veronica  •  141 comments  •  6 hours ago
I was watching a show on the Travel channel that talks about evil places.  On the beginning the hostess waves some holy water around & talking about how it should "bother" the evil entity.  It just got me to thinking about evil. Where does evil come from? How do we fight evil? For me, evil comes from within.  Every man and woman has the capacity inside to be evil or to do evil...
May 18 10:06am @3.4.3 It is just replacing bad with evil. It is equating the words as the same.
May 17 1:59pm @3.4.1 I don't believe in evil. It is a concept.
May 16 3:19pm @3.1.3 That is where I might get conflicted. Xenocide is a different animal.
May 16 3:01pm @3.1.1 I still see him as being mentally deranged. He kept severed heads in his apartment and engaged in necrophilia.
May 16 2:43pm @3 "There's evil a foot!" I think evil is a justification for something people don't understand. To me evil is just a complete lack of empathy and/or compassion. Some would say Dahmer was evil, I...
Homosexuality Is Not Moral And Here's Why

Homosexuality Is Not Moral And Here's Why


Via: TᵢG  •  34 comments  •  5 days ago
Alex (the speaker) makes the point that it makes no sense to consider sexual orientation in terms of morality.   One's sexual orientation is not moral or immoral ... it just is an un-chosen characteristic of their person.   Similarly, it is not moral or immoral to be of a given skin color, height, ethnicity, etc.   Transcript Disclaimer: This video is not...
May 17 12:43pm @3.1.3 I love Cobalt's take on things. I loved how she said a man that is secure in his own sexuality is not bothered by what others do.
May 17 11:10am @5 IMO the only morality that comes into play is the morality of those passing judgement. As we have seen, allowing gay marriage has not hurt anyone. The sky has not fallen. It in no way had any...
Over 500,000 'Game of Thrones' fans sign petition for remake of season 8

Over 500,000 'Game of Thrones' fans sign petition for remake of season 8


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  30 comments  •  5 days ago
By   Elisha Fieldstadt Spoiler alert: Season 8 of "Game of Thrones" won't get remade. But more than 500,000 fans are calling for a do-over. A Change.org petition called "Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers" had garnered 505,605 signatures by about 2 p.m. Thursday, and was gaining more supporters by the second. "David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves...
May 17 12:35pm @5.3.1 I read an interview from Conleth Hill, who played Varys. He was kind of pissed off that they killed of his character so close to the end. It made me think that maybe some of the people that last...
May 17 12:30pm @5.2.1 I read an interview with Maisie Williams. When she started the series she was 12. She said that now that it is over, she can be herself.
May 17 10:52am @4.1 I agree. She has been that way from the beginning. People just want it to be a certain way. Maybe trying to read more than was there.
May 17 10:49am @5 I just seemed kind of rushed to me. They wanted to end the series so they just packed as much as they could into a couple of episodes. HBO is notorious for not having very long series. Six Feet...
May 17 10:42am @3.2 After all this, I don't see how it couldn't influence his writing. It could not be the same as if the show never happened. All of this will be in his mind, so I don't believe it could ever be as...
Alabama governor signs restrictive abortion bill into law as ACLU vows to sue

Alabama governor signs restrictive abortion bill into law as ACLU vows to sue


Via: Vic Eldred  •  127 comments  •  6 days ago  •  LOCKED
Republican   Gov. Kay Ivey signed the controversial   Alabama   abortion bill into law on Wednesday. The law will make nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony, punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison unless the mother’s health is at risk, with no exceptions for women impregnated by rape or incest. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)...
May 16 5:20pm @2.1.6 If law can be overturned, buckle up. The new law can be overturned, then that can be overturned and just continue back and forth. If we are going to overturn law, get rid of citizens united. First...
May 16 2:35pm @2.1.2 They have been waiting for this moment. It has been their plan all along. To get a conservative majority in the courts. My state admitted it and said they had a bill waiting and ready to go when...
SCOTUS rules iPhone customers can proceed with lawsuits claiming Apple App Store monopoly

SCOTUS rules iPhone customers can proceed with lawsuits claiming Apple App Store monopoly


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  12 comments  •  one week ago
May 15 5:16am @3.1.2 If a google app is not compatible with an i app, it is not the fault of Apple. Like I said, many apps have duel platforms. All this lawsuit is doing is saying Apple has to be compatible with...
May 14 5:05pm @3.1 The way I look at it is Android does the same thing. They have google play which is their app store. Most app developers launch an app for each system, although there are exceptions. I have no...
May 14 2:32am @2 Knock it off assholes. I like my iphone. If one does not like the iptions, one can go to another. Also they are separate because of different operating systems.
Just how much is $250 billion in tariffs?

Just how much is $250 billion in tariffs?


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  258 comments  •  2 days ago
By   Ben Popken and Jiachuan Wu From tractor parts to tilapia, magnets to mirrors, President Donald Trump ratcheted up existing tariffs Friday on billions of dollars of imported Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent -- and threatened to add additional tariffs that would leave American manufacturers and consumers paying higher prices on almost everything the country imports from...
May 15 4:42am @1.1.50 Once they raise a tariff, do you think it will ever go down? At least to what is was before. I say no. One because the government will get use to the cash flow. Yes we do a lot of business with...
May 14 12:16am @1.1.17 And yet you will not expand. So no conversation is possible.
May 14 12:04am @1.1.15 The only point you have made was to say that China will be hurt and we have an advantage. Guess what, I disagree. China has their tentacles in more and more places around the world while the US...
May 13 11:43pm @1.1.12 I need one too and thought the same.
May 13 11:15pm @1.1.9 You do not know what she or anyone else knows. It is called assuming....then dismissing.
May 13 11:13pm @1.1.8 There goes cheap flat screen tvs.
May 13 11:08pm @1.3.7 ?!?!...
May 13 10:54pm @1.3.5 I have no idea what you actually mean to say.
May 11 5:21pm @1.3.1 What else do you think would happen. I seriously doubt that corporations are going to bite the bullet and take a hit. The cost will be on us as consumers. 
"I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here's why I left"

"I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here's why I left"


By: Ender  •  34 comments  •  one week ago
This is the original title of the video I am going to show. I know it sounds like click-bate but I would suggest everyone listen to what she has to say. I have been doing a little introspection here lately and wondering how I come across. Wondering if I am being heard or actually listening. There seems to be a lot of one liners, quips thrown around. I myself am guilty of such. There...
May 14 5:50pm @9.1 I believe the point was geared more towards communication.
May 14 3:52pm @6.2.1 Pretty much, yes.  Haha
May 14 1:54am @5.1.2 I was raised Christian and was taught to, basically, keep it to myself. Praying in the open was considered vanity.
May 14 1:07am @4.1.2 Most of his shows I watch on rerun. On rerun they usually do the credits real fast, maybe on the bottom of the screen. So I never really see any of the vanity notes at the end.
May 14 12:35am @6 Another point to consider, at what time does communication become an impossibility. We all know there are some that refuse to open up to any other possibility. Some that will continue to demean...
May 13 7:54pm @5.1 It shows how people can be taught certain things. It showed that no one wanted to know or understand why she was the way she was. Only wanted to attack, just as she was doing. It also details how...
May 13 6:51pm @3.1 Share away.
May 13 5:56pm @1 My thought for the day.
Game of Thrones Shocker

Game of Thrones Shocker


By: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  140 comments  •  6 days ago
Let me start by saying that to say that last nights GOT was a shocker, would be an understatement. I wanted to give fans a chance to discuss the show, and give any thoughts about possible outcomes, and any other thoughts. 
May 14 5:24pm @4.3.20 I am surprised he hasn't yet.
May 14 5:23pm @4.3.19 What I didn't get, was Arya gave hat sheer Valyrian steel knife to Sansa before Sansa went down into the crypt before the battle of Winterfell yet isn't that what she used to kill the ice king? I...
May 13 9:24pm @4.1.6 I mentioned that one time and someone told me that a bastard could not be king.
May 13 4:26pm @11 Arya had a killing spree along her way. She just about became an assassin. It kind of marks different paths people can take. Arya decided to let it all go and help people while Dany was consumed...
May 13 4:11pm @3.2.21 People analyze books all the time. I see no difference with this.
May 13 3:44pm @4.4 She has always been kind of vicious. I found a good write up about the episode. They said this about her, "..." In a way she has always talked about destruction. She also crucified a bunch of...
New Draconian Anti-Choice Laws Bring "Handmaid's Tale" Closer to Reality For American Women

New Draconian Anti-Choice Laws Bring "Handmaid's Tale" Closer to Reality For American Women


By: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו  •  389 comments  •  2 days ago
These so-called "heartbeat" anti-choice bills started appearing several years ago and have already been struck down in several states.  That hasn't stopped the march into dystopia by other states from enacting the same laws in the rightwing's never-ending quest to force women to carry pregnancies to term against their will.  As I've said before, the only way these laws could work would be to...
May 14 5:14pm @2.2.62 "..." Dcsala (sp?) if I remember correctly, taught classes about the bible and religion. He did know what he was talking about. He was a resource unto himself.  Haha The google community itself...
Turkey Venerates Its Violent Conquest of Christian Territory with Conversion of Hagia Sophia to a Mosque

Turkey Venerates Its Violent Conquest of Christian Territory with Conversion of Hagia Sophia to a Mosque


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  47 comments  •  6 days ago
It’s official : Turkey plans on converting the Hagia Sophia museum—for centuries, one of Christendom’s grandest basilicas—into a mosque. Although President Erdoğan often tells Western/secular media that his decision is a sort of tit for tat—now a response to Israel’s treatment of Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa mosque, now a response to European resistance to more Muslim migrants—the true...
May 14 1:40am @3.1 I don't know. I saw several Christian images. One starting at 2:51
May 14 1:30am @4.1 That is sad but how could one make it stable without altering the structure.
May 14 1:21am @5 So what if it is a mosque. As long as they keep it open to the public. Just like Notre Dame, one does not have to be Catholic to enjoy it.
Peggy Grande: California Dems’ bid to keep Trump off the ballot should scare all of us

Peggy Grande: California Dems’ bid to keep Trump off the ballot should scare all of us


Via: Vic Eldred  •  100 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Just when you think you’ve seen it all in   California , there’s another surprise coming out of Sacramento.  This one not only displays unprecedented overreach, but also an absolute disregard for the United States Constitution.  The California state Senate approved a bill earlier this month to require candidates appearing on the 2020 presidential primary ballot — including President...
May 13 7:47pm @4.1.5 I think it is a good idea as we have these elected officials writing tax law. I would file it under disclosure.
I fell in love with a boy or....how to teach an old dog and a new dog the same tricks.

I fell in love with a boy or....how to teach an old dog and a new dog the same tricks.


By: Studiusbagus  •  10 comments  •  one week ago
 As I sit here with my brain saying "tell them...." I really don't know where to start. Besides my insecurity of being able to capture the depth of my emotion.  A few years ago I owned a small diner with great coffee and fresh doughnuts as it's icon. Closing at 2:30 I would be home around the same time as the neighborhood kids from school.  When you're a kid and the guy down the street...
May 13 5:12pm @4 You are a Stud. You had to build them a new bathroom? I don'y understand the courts some times. They let the deadbeat dad have custody yet now want yo impose conditions on a place where he will...
Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ for him to talk to Barr about launching an investigation into Biden

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ for him to talk to Barr about launching an investigation into Biden


Via: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו  •  44 comments  •  one week ago
The suggestion that Trump would contemplate directing his Justice Department to investigate Biden drew condemnation from some legal experts, who said the idea smacked of an abuse of power.
May 11 5:06pm @1.1 I have always maintained that. Usually what they are screaming about the most, they are guilty of.
Ladies, Stop Trying to Have Sex Like Men

Ladies, Stop Trying to Have Sex Like Men


Via: Vic Eldred  •  266 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
MAY   9, 2019 By   Suzanne Venker In her book “Unprotected,” former campus psychiatrist Dr. Miriam Grossman introduces readers to Olivia, a college student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) who had been valedictorian of her high school class and was planning to go to medical school. After she arrived on campus, Olivia had a short-term relationship with a young...
May 10 3:52pm @7.2.7 When I was young my father had left and my mother had to work. Once a week my sister and I would clean the house together. We all each did our own laundry. Growing up my best friend was a girl....
May 10 3:40pm @12.1.16 Wow. I had to look him up after I watched that. He was one creepy, sick fuck. One can get a date if one is not seriously creepy like that. Makes me wonder where he had been posting his videos as...
Nearly half of white Republicans say it bothers them to hear people speaking foreign languages

Nearly half of white Republicans say it bothers them to hear people speaking foreign languages


Via: Ender  •  78 comments  •  yesterday
A new survey finds white Republicans are far more likely to be put off by foreign language speakers than their Democratic counterparts. According to Pew Research Center , 47 percent of such Republicans say it would bother them “some” or “a lot” to “hear people speak a language other than English in a public place.” Just 18 percent of white Democrats said they would be similarly bothered....
May 10 2:16pm @3.1.16 Yeah, the first French settler.  Another history note, the fort on Ship Island was captured by Union soldiers during the Civil War. It was used as staging and for supplies. It is a major factor...
May 09 10:38pm @4.2 I have been trying to learn Spanish yet I am lazy and never stick with it. I have always been fascinated with Spain (would love to see the country one day). Then again there are differences there...
May 09 9:57pm @3.1.4 Then the French. New Orleans was French. The Cajun people still kind of speak their own language. Haha Our peninsula has a unique history. "..."
May 09 9:21pm @3.1 Touche.  Heh Heh There are still people though that think of Native Americans as less than. There are people that think Mexican people are less than. Etc. There are the hard core nationalists...
May 09 9:03pm @2.1 One guess, paranoia.
May 09 8:40pm @1 Not surprised.
Why the Left Mocks the Bible

Why the Left Mocks the Bible


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  234 comments  •  one week ago
At PragerU, we have released about 400 videos on virtually every subject outside of the natural sciences and math. Along with two billion views, the videos have garnered tens of thousands of comments. So we have a pretty good handle on what people most love and most hate. For example, any video defending America or Israel inevitably receives many negative responses. But no videos elicit the...
May 09 11:11pm @10.2.1 I tried to read it once. It just kept going on and on about Joe begot Fred, Fred begot Frank, Frank begot Ulysses... Couldn't take it, so I quit.
Why the Bay of Pigs Invasion Went So Wrong

Why the Bay of Pigs Invasion Went So Wrong


Via: Kavika  •  29 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Before the break of dawn on April 15, 1961, a squadron of eight B-26 bombers piloted by Cuban exiles roared down a Nicaraguan airstrip on a secret mission. The   U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  and President  John F. Kennedy  hoped the Bay of Pigs Invasion would result in the overthrow of Cuban leader   Fidel Castro . But the operation that unfolded over the next five days became...
May 09 10:52pm @6.1.3 "..." I never do. I will amend my statement a little. I still think most of our intervention has been a screw up, from our undeclared wars to selling arms to factions. My amendment is, even...
May 09 10:00pm @6.1.1 Never once blamed the military itself.     [delete]
May 09 9:32pm @6 It seems every conflict we have been in since WW11 has been a screw up.
McConnell rails against Mueller report politics in blistering floor speech: ‘Case closed’

McConnell rails against Mueller report politics in blistering floor speech: ‘Case closed’


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  114 comments  •  one week ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a scorching floor speech on Tuesday, accused Democrats of rooting for a "national crisis" for political gain as he appealed to lawmakers to move on from the Russia controversy now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is complete. "Case closed," McConnell, R-Ky., declared. "Case closed." Coming as Democrats clash with Attorney General...
May 09 9:26pm @9.1.32 "..." Sounds exactly like misrepresentation to me. As far as your analogy, I can get the whole substance, context and nature of a movie just by watching a sixty second promo.
May 09 6:40pm @9.1.23 Sounds to me like he was saying his report was misrepresented. What else would you call a misrepresentation... "..." Sounds like that is exactly what he did.
Biden's Far Left Gambit

Biden's Far Left Gambit


By: Vic Eldred  •  6 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Yesterday, Joe (Sleepy Joe) Biden attempted to deliver a knockout punch to many of his hard left opponents in the Democratic Party by announcing that he is in favor of universal health care for non-citizens! That is a very risky proposition for Biden since it may bolster his poll numbers now in the primaries, but is certain to cost him the support of independents in the general election. The...
May 09 8:59pm @2 Sad to see people parroting the president in name calling.
‘It’s embarrassing to the kids’: Students who owe lunch money will only get a cold jelly sandwich, district says

‘It’s embarrassing to the kids’: Students who owe lunch money will only get a cold jelly sandwich, district says


Via: JohnRussell  •  183 comments  •  2 weeks ago
WASHINGTON POST ‘It’s embarrassing to the kids’: Students who owe lunch money will only get a cold jelly sandwich, district says MAY 08, 2019 When students in Warwick, R.I., line up in the cafeteria next week, they’ll have no shortage of lunch options . Do they want a chicken Parmesan melt? Hummus and fresh vegetables with tortilla crisps?...
May 09 7:00pm @18.2 It is a kid. That is like telling an eight year old to grow up. It also sounds like teaching a kid how to swim by throwing the child in the deep end of the pool.
May 09 2:02pm @16 "..." Do away with the breakfast bar. What is it with all these choices. Omelette, pizza, hummus, Parmesan melt, burger, deli bar... No wonder they are in debt. It seems like they want to run a...
Matt Gaetz: We will lock up the people who investigated Trump's crimes

Matt Gaetz: We will lock up the people who investigated Trump's crimes


Via: Tessylo  •  151 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Shareblue Matt Gaetz: We will lock up the people who investigated Trump's crimes By   Kaili Joy Gray   - May 8, 2019 The Republican congressman wants Trump's enemies locked up for the 'crime' of investigating Trump's crimes. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz — arguably Trump's most devoted lapdog in Congress — was part of the opening...
May 09 2:29pm @7 "..." That is the main problem right there. Their country? They don't even try to represent everyone anymore.
May 09 2:21pm @6.1.1 Page is a complete nutjob. Something seriously wrong with that guy. Even the Russian spies that tried to recruit him realized that. Funny how people will dismiss the Russian spies trying to...
ENVIRONMENT 1 million species under threat of extinction because of humans, biodiversity report finds

ENVIRONMENT 1 million species under threat of extinction because of humans, biodiversity report finds


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  35 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   Denise Chow A sweeping report assessing the state of the natural world found that humans are having an “unprecedented” and devastating effect on global biodiversity, with about 1 million animal and plant species now threatened with extinction. A summary of the report’s findings was released Monday by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem...
May 09 1:42pm @3.1.11 From what I can tell, the attitude is screw it, it doesn't matter.
May 09 1:28pm @3.1.9 "..." I still stick by sprawl because of what I can see happening. We have millions upon millions of acres used just for livestock and feeding them.
May 08 4:05pm @3.1.4 Even in my area the spread continues. Once wooded areas are now new subdivisions or strip malls. The landscape has changed greatly over the decades.
May 08 2:15pm @3.1.1 Time to stop thinking that every available piece of land needs to be developed or exploited.
May 08 2:03am @3 Sometimes I think humans are a plague upon the earth. Like invasive ants or bacteria. A virus. There are some people that would kill the last of a species, just to say they did it.
Exclusive: Trump fixer Cohen says he helped Falwell handle racy photos

Exclusive: Trump fixer Cohen says he helped Falwell handle racy photos


Via: Tessylo  •  35 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Exclusive: Trump fixer Cohen says he helped Falwell handle racy photos   By Aram Roston, Reuters   14 hours ago   Trump fixer Cohen says he helped Falwell handle racy 'personal' photos By Aram Roston WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Months before evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr.’s game-changing...
May 09 1:39pm @6.1.4 Yeah, Watched it one time and could feel my brain shrinking. I also could have lived life without knowing about Kelsy Grammer. It was amusing hearing Denise Richards say she had a massage with a...
May 08 2:45pm @6.1.2 Haha.  I had help with that one though. There was nothing on tv last night and I was bored so I actually watched the housewives of Beverly Hills. (Sad I know) They were talking about sex and...
May 08 2:32pm @2.1.4 Weird how it all plays out. So Cohen has the only pic left in his possession and wants Falwell to endorse trump...
May 08 2:30pm @6.1 Yeah, I will take a pass. Somehow I picture him in a swing with the Mrs wearing a strap-on. It always seems the most repressed are the biggest freaks behind closed doors.
Supporting Democrats is supporting 2-year olds throwing a tantrum

Supporting Democrats is supporting 2-year olds throwing a tantrum


By: tomwcraig  •  55 comments  •  one week ago
(Picture was downloaded from Bing image search and according to link was from slate.com) The picture to this article represents the Democratic Party since the release of the summary of the Mueller report, and in particular since the leak of the letter Mueller wrote complaining about the lack of context in the summary by AG Barr.  A summary is not supposed to give full context of a report...
May 09 1:50am @3.1.22 "..." It seems it all comes down to one judge.
May 08 7:56pm @3.1.20 "..." "..." The court can decide to release information. It is also different state by state. Like California for instance, after an indictment is handed down, it becomes public record.
May 08 2:11pm @3.1.17 Rule 6? From what I gather, court proceedings for us regular Joe's are usually only sealed for minors. The difference IMO is the Hillary campaign was not itself actively involved with the...
May 08 1:51pm @3.1.16 True enough. Actually, I never understood them wanting to have others ask the questions. It almost sounds like they are not competent enough or secure enough in their own selves. It would have...
May 08 2:43am @6.1 "..." The Starr report was released in full. I hardly see it breaking protocol.
May 08 2:24am @3.1.8 We are not talking about a regular Joe that doesn't want his testimony made public. We are not talking about a celebrity that wants their person details private. We are talking about a public...
May 08 2:11am @3.1.7 "..." What is the difference between that and the AG having a person whisper in his ear the whole time.
The Devil and Robert Johnson: Did the Blues Legend Really Sell His Soul at the Crossroads?

The Devil and Robert Johnson: Did the Blues Legend Really Sell His Soul at the Crossroads?


Via: βΔĐ₣ƗŞĦ ĦΔŇĐ Ø₣ ĐØØΜ  •  30 comments  •  one week ago
It was 1930 in Robinsonville, Mississippi, and 19-year-old Robert Johnson, an aspiring   blues   musician, was hanging out at a juke joint where Delta blues legends Son House and Willie Brown were playing to a packed house. Between sets, Johnson dared to pick up one of the musicians' guitars and play his own stuff, but the crowd wasn't having it. "He started to play it and be just...
May 08 3:08pm @7
James Comey is in trouble and he knows it

James Comey is in trouble and he knows it


Via: Vic Eldred  •  70 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
James Comey ’s planet is getting noticeably warmer. Attorney General   William Barr ’s emissions are the suspected cause.   Barr has made plain that he intends to   examine carefully   how and why Comey, as FBI director, decided that the bureau should investigate two presidential campaigns and if, in so doing, any rules or laws were broken. In light of this, the fired former FBI...
May 08 2:38pm @2.1.15 How can Vic write a ticket?
May 08 1:42pm @2.1.12 I think they were also around the time that his casino filed for bankruptcy.
May 07 9:00pm @2.1.5 Ahh, the feeling is mutual.
May 07 8:51pm @2.2.5 Can you see the moon only at night?
May 07 8:47pm @2.1.3 Do Leprechauns exist? Did it rain today? Do you have pink hair?
May 07 8:42pm @2.2.3 And signing tax laws that give breaks to real estate developers.
May 07 8:16pm @2.1.1 Haha. Now we know why he wouldn't show them.  Will probably still only add more questions, like, if he was a constant loser in terms of money, why would that one bank keep loaning him millions upon...
Daenerys Targaryen's hubris in 'Game of Thrones' a reminder that Westeros hates happy endings

Daenerys Targaryen's hubris in 'Game of Thrones' a reminder that Westeros hates happy endings


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  57 comments  •  one week ago
By   Ani Bundel From the onset,   “A Song of Ice and Fire” was a fantasy series   bent of challenging the tropes that have often defined the genre. What if the hero dies? What happens when being on the side of good isn’t enough? Over in the world of “Harry Potter,”   Professor Dumbledore challenged his charges to pick between what was right and what was easy. In Westeros, author George...
May 07 8:58pm @8.3.3 GOT was also one of the most hacked, downloaded shows from a subscription site.
May 07 10:54am @3 I had thought Gendry was always hinted at to be Robert Baratheon's son, which hinted at him being in the running for the crown.
May 07 10:42am @1.1 It reminds me of them setting the ocean on fire to burn a fleet of ships. Though I guess that is kind of possible.
May 07 10:39am @2.1 "..." There has been several articles about that. People are pissed. I never read the books but they are saying (in the books) that Ghost had a bigger role to play. They say the show has kind of...
Suspect still not in custody as search continues for man accused of killing Biloxi cop

Suspect still not in custody as search continues for man accused of killing Biloxi cop


Via: Ender  •  7 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Police are looking for this man after a Biloxi police officer was shot and killed late Sunday night. (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.) BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Police have cleared the scene after surrounding an apartment complex while looking for the suspect accused of killing a Biloxi cop. SWAT teams from multiple agencies, including the FBI, spent nearly two...
May 06 10:10pm @4 Update ... they caught the bastard in another county. He was smiling the whole time he was being escorted into the station. Wonder if the idiot realizes we still have the death penalty.
May 06 7:53pm @2.1 It is sad. He was highly decorated. He spent his life serving the country then serving the community. He was going to retire at the end of the year. And this piece of shit punk just gunned him...
May 06 6:55pm @1 Sad day in our little neck of the woods. I had actually been stopped by him before. A very nice man and respectable. The punk that did this walked into the station smiling and laughing. Guess he...
Trump appears to claim he should receive two extra years as president amid increasing fears he won't accept result of 2020 election

Trump appears to claim he should receive two extra years as president amid increasing fears he won't accept result of 2020 election


Via: Tessylo  •  28 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Politics Trump appears to claim he should receive two extra years as president amid increasing fears he won't accept result of 2020 election   Tom Embury-Dennis, The Independent   4 hours ago   Donald Trump  has appeared to claim he should receive an additional two years as president in “reparations” for the  Mueller investigation ....
May 06 5:13pm @6.1.1 Thanks for making my point. That you actually believe that is well, sad.
May 06 3:05pm @6 'failed coup'  They all sound the same. Push a lie enough people may start to believe it.
Fast fashion’s environmental impact: More clothes to the landfill

Fast fashion’s environmental impact: More clothes to the landfill


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  18 comments  •  2 weeks ago
May 06 4:31pm @2.1.1 If I buy something trendy it usually gets worn once or twice then sits in the closet. So I agree with you on that. I started buying some things on line. I think the last time was underwear. I feel...
May 06 3:31am @2 I have some clothes that are 20/30 years old. I have an old fringe suede jacket that I have had for about 40 years. I am kind of picky on how I wash my clothes and I don't dry a lot of things....
The Russia Investigation Will Continue

The Russia Investigation Will Continue


Via: Nerm_L  •  27 comments  •  2 weeks ago
The inability to establish that the Trump campaign conspired in a “tacit or express” agreement with the Russian government is not surprising. Most espionage investigations come up empty unless and until they get a lucky break. That does not mean there was no espionage activity in relation to the 2016 election. Every previous Russian political-warfare campaign was built on human spies....
May 06 3:16pm @3.1.4 They would be lined up with pitchforks.
May 06 2:42pm @3.2.1 The whole time Obama was president people on the right were saying he was an illegitimate president. trump himself continually pushed the birth certificate narrative for years. The Mueller report...
Pelosi Warns Democrats: Stay in the Center or Trump May Contest Election Results

Pelosi Warns Democrats: Stay in the Center or Trump May Contest Election Results


Via: Bob Nelson  •  7 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not believe President Trump can be removed through impeachment — the only way to do it, she said this week, is to defeat him in 2020 by a margin so “big” he cannot challenge the legitimacy of a Democratic victory. That is something she worries about. “We have to inoculate against that, we have to be prepared for that,” Ms. Pelosi said during an...
May 05 11:57pm @3.2 "..."
Trump defends health workers' right to object to abortions

Trump defends health workers' right to object to abortions


Via: Tessylo  •  90 comments  •  2 weeks ago
  RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press   1 hour 19 minutes ago   President Donald Trump speaks during a National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday May 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) —...
May 04 9:14am @2.1.17 You just made zero sense. Still didn't answer the question. If you could end a pregnancy if you knew the child was gay, would you? Simple yes or no.
May 04 2:43am @8.1 Next they will say a doctor can lie to you ... for the general good...
May 04 1:41am @2.1.14 I don't find it a ridiculous question at all. I also think the avoidance of an answer speaks volumes. That is an answer in itself.
2 from white supremacist group plead guilty in Charlottesville rally violence

2 from white supremacist group plead guilty in Charlottesville rally violence


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  19 comments  •  3 weeks ago
May 3, 2019, 11:23 PM EDT By   Phil Helsel Two men accused of being members of a white supremacist group and arrested during the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty to federal charges Friday, prosecutors said. Benjamin Drake Daley, 26, and Michael Paul Miselis, 30, who prosecutors said are members of the "Rise Above Movement," pleaded guilty to...
May 04 8:13am @5.1.2 I agree with the five years as I think they should have more though not possible. My point is people acting like assault should land people twenty years when that is not the case. This was a...
May 04 7:37am @5.1 Not really. If I punched someone in a bar it would be assault. Not worth five years. It is a plea deal. I say they are lucky that is what they had to plead to. Don't know how they came to that...
May 04 12:04am @2.1 I don't know. Five years seems pretty good for assaulting someone. I doubt they will get the whole five years though. Then again, this was intentional. Not a spur of the moment thing.
Video killed the radio star

Video killed the radio star


By: Ender  •  44 comments  •  4 days 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...
May 04 4:35am @23.1 At first I thought ... a Russian Gaga. Then the ... Russian style ... Haha Great visual.
May 04 2:28am @24.1 What I love about older music is it was more about singing a tune, not yelling and screaming.
America will never be a socialist country

America will never be a socialist country


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  84 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
“Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country. America was founded on liberty and independence — not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.” — President Donald Trump, State of the Union Address February 5, 2019 Venezuela is a real-time example of the failure of socialism. Promises of prosperity...
May 04 2:19am @1.1.3 Reading about it (Austrian School) makes my head spin. It seems contradictory. Believing in the individual yet imo socialism believes that as well. Ie the individual being a part of the process....
May 04 1:37am @1.1.1 I have seen several people here pushing Austrian School economics.
Flat Earth vs. Round Earth

Flat Earth vs. Round Earth


Via: TᵢG  •  79 comments  •  3 weeks ago
They believe this stuff.   The leader of the group, Mark Sargent, claims that the Earth is flat and the stars and planets are just lights in the sky.   He holds that the flat Earth means that there is a greater force than us.   Apparently the views are religious.
May 03 10:58pm @3.2.7 It is interesting what some believe as genuine truth... Also odd that some cannot see the faults in their own views...
College admissions scandal: New wave of parents pursued

College admissions scandal: New wave of parents pursued


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  9 comments  •  3 weeks ago
May 03 10:38pm @4.1.1 Great family. Dedicated parents wanting the best for their children. It is really nice to read a great success story like that. We don't hear them enough. Everyone seems to focus on the negative....
May 03 9:57pm @4 Pay to play has been going on for generations. I wonder what the straw was the broke this into the open. I have to give props to the parents that are just pleading guilty. They are at least owning...
Kingston woman charged in doughnut rage incident

Kingston woman charged in doughnut rage incident


Via: Freefaller  •  53 comments  •  2 days ago
Police in Kingston, Ont., have charged a 30-year-old woman who allegedly smashed up a local coffee shop when it couldn't fulfil her early morning doughnut fix. The hungry woman entered the downtown coffee shop around 4:15 a.m. on April 22, Kingston police said in a media release Friday. When she learned there were no doughnuts ready, she became "enraged" and began yelling and screaming...
May 03 10:28pm @6.1.1 Haha.  I actually very rarely eat donuts. I was going more along the lines of she could just see if the 'fresh' light was on or check her app. Would have saved her a lot of trouble.
May 03 8:40pm @6 Maybe she needs to switch to Krispy Kreme. "..."
May 03 8:33pm @2.1.6 BK is now getting into the mix. I have had the McD's coffee for home brew. Not that bad really.
‘Excusing the most blatant assault on the rule of law since Watergate’: Conservative columnist explains why so many Republicans have succumbed to Trumpism

‘Excusing the most blatant assault on the rule of law since Watergate’: Conservative columnist explains why so many Republicans have succumbed to Trumpism


Via: Don Overton  •  98 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Conservative Washington Post journalist Max Boot has made no secret of the fact that he considers Donald Trump’s presidency to be one of the worst things that has happened to the Republican Party in recent years. The 49-year-old Boot’s disdain for President Trump is so vehement that he left the GOP after decades as a member. But many others on the right, unlike Boot, have been rallying to...
May 03 8:44pm @3 Graham has always been a hack. He would piss into the wind if he thought it would further himself.
Why Social Democracy is Failing Europe

Why Social Democracy is Failing Europe


Via: βΔĐ₣ƗŞĦ ĦΔŇĐ Ø₣ ĐØØΜ  •  30 comments  •  3 weeks ago
There is a certain tension in the phrase, “social democracy,” and the description of someone as a social democrat. Social in this context is socialism by the state. A democrat supports the freedom for individual electors to express and defend personal interests in regular plebiscites. The two positions are incompatible. At this point we should note that in economic terms there is little...
May 03 5:41pm @7 I have now seen several people on the right that basically push Austrian School of thought.
New York Times Admits Obama Admin Deployed Multiple Spies Against Trump Campaign In 2016

New York Times Admits Obama Admin Deployed Multiple Spies Against Trump Campaign In 2016


Via: βΔĐ₣ƗŞĦ ĦΔŇĐ Ø₣ ĐØØΜ  •  62 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Following months of angry claims by journalists and Democratic operatives that the Obama administration never spied on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, The   New York Times admitted   Thursday that multiple overseas intelligence assets were deployed against associates of the Republican nominee. It is not the first time the Times has revealed widespread spying operations against...
May 03 5:25pm @1.2.16 It is basically like some people think that men like Papadopolous should not have been looked into as he was part of a campaign. Even Giuliani is saying that it is ok to get info from foreign...
‘Lock her up’ redux? Biden’s son becomes the right’s new target

‘Lock her up’ redux? Biden’s son becomes the right’s new target


Via: Ender  •  22 comments  •  3 weeks ago
President Donald Trump’s political allies and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have begun mobilizing to cast a legal cloud over Joe Biden and demanding that the Justice Department should open an investigation that could ensnare the former vice president as he launches his 2020 presidential bid. “Biden conflicts are too apparent to be ignored and should be investigated quickly and...
May 03 5:13pm @3.2.8 Anyone that can see the trump administration cabinet/agency picks knows that the swamp is not being drained. It is just being filled with a different animal.
May 03 5:11pm @4.1 I didn't remember H Biden being involved in the Ukraine. They had to know this would come up.
May 03 5:01pm @1.1.1 I would say the intended outcome.
May 03 5:01pm @3.1.2 "..." They are trying to delve into this under the guise of investigating the beginnings of the Russia investigations. "..." I don't think I would trust zerohedge for news. "..."
May 03 4:22pm @3.1 It is if they only decide to investigate all of this just because Biden joined the race. Funny how the Russian news is basically saying the same thing as the trump team.
May 03 3:51pm @1 The way politics work now, it seems. They are now going to ensnare Biden in scandal and investigations.
Qanta Ahmed: After Poway, Muslims, Christians, Jews must unite to fight perfect storm of modern anti-Semitism

Qanta Ahmed: After Poway, Muslims, Christians, Jews must unite to fight perfect storm of modern anti-Semitism


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  32 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Qanta Ahmed: After Poway, Muslims, Christians, Jews must unite to fight perfect storm of modern anti-Semitism By Qanta Ahmed, Fox News, May 1 2019 Rabbi at Chabad of Poway who was shot in the hand. (William La Jeunesse reports.) Seventy-five years have passed since the   Holocaust . Saturday afternoon in Poway, California, America was once again reminded that...
May 02 6:04am @1.1.11 [Removed]
May 02 3:11am @1.1.9 Bullshit again. You constantly put me down and say that I have no idea of what is going on. Case in point this comment I am responding to. My comments are only misconceptions in your mind. Tell...
May 02 2:46am @1.1.7 And what point are you trying to make with that? That they displaced Arab people from their homes?
May 02 2:32am @1.1.5 More than me? So a so called Rabbi is more knowledgeable? My Grandfather was a Methodist minister. Does that make him more knowledgeable than you? My brother is married into a Jewish family....
May 02 1:49am @1.1.3 "..." By the way, the Muslim people consider Israel to be their homeland, as do the Christians.
May 02 1:37am @2.1.1 Isn't that a double negative? Sounds like you are saying she is an ex Muslim.
May 02 1:36am @1.1.2 "..." Bullshit. Where do you get your news in an internet censored country? Must be nice to be an expat from Canada, living in China yet you know more about Jewish life in the US than an actual...
May 01 11:55pm @1.1 JStreet is only a liberal arm of Jewish people. Just like AIPAC is a conservative faction.
NASA Says Metals Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failure

NASA Says Metals Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failure


Via: JohnRussell  •  40 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Sapa Profiles falsified thousands of aluminum test results A metals manufacturer faked test results and provided faulty materials to NASA, causing more than $700 million in losses and two failed satellite launch missions, according to an investigation by the U.S. space agency. The fraud involved an Oregon company called Sapa Profiles Inc., which falsified thousands of...
May 01 11:40pm @2.1.13 It was an analogy but I do kind of have to agree with you. Mark this down in history.  haha Come to think of it, what it would come down to as well, would be the market in general. If they lose...
May 01 11:03pm @2.1.11 So what do you suggest? Just let the company continue not knowing if it is going to do the same to others, or have some kind of federal oversight on them, which I thought the right was against. If...
May 01 10:50pm @2.1.8 If a company is making a defective product, why should the employees continue?
Breaking - Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of Russia Investigation’s Findings

Breaking - Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of Russia Investigation’s Findings


Via: JohnRussell  •  250 comments  •  yesterday
April 30, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/30/us/politics/mueller-barr.html WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, wrote a letter in late March to Attorney General William P. Barr objecting to his early description of the Russia investigation’s conclusions that appeared to clear President Trump on possible obstruction of justice, according to the Justice...
May 01 10:16pm @10.1.17 "..." Of course they do. Sticking up for trump is all they care about.
May 01 7:48pm @1.2.7 Squirrel....
May 01 7:24pm @10.1.8 Scary that the head of the agency doesn't know very much. Of course I think he is just lying through his teeth. Then he was putting down Mueller and now refuses to come back and answer questions...
May 01 4:23pm @4.1.24 Kushner don't know. From what I gather, Mueller was going by the AG idea that a sitting president cannot be indicted.
May 01 3:16pm @4.1.22 In a way, yes.
May 01 2:52pm @1.2.4 I just noticed that nutty Cruz asked Barr about the FISA warrants, and Barr said he didn't know. How does the acting AG not know these things?
May 01 2:47pm @1.2.3 This is his second time doing this as well.
May 01 2:46pm @4.1.20 Because Barr would not indict. 
May 01 2:43pm @4.1.19 Prince meeting with Russians on an island...
May 01 2:29pm @1.2.1 Watching him, he is a lying sack of shit. He doesn't recall, etc. Several of the republicans are pathetic. Basically parroting trump and saying that they are trying to unseat an elected official....
Will we ever know the difference between a wolf and a dog?

Will we ever know the difference between a wolf and a dog?


Via: Bob Nelson  •  8 comments  •  3 weeks ago
A female wolf and her pup in Canada. Photo by Enn Li Photography/Getty Living in the Canadian Rockies allows me ample opportunities to get out into nature. In an hour outside the city, I can be within wilderness, with no cellphone reception and no other humans. Such wilderness, of course, comes with plenty of wildlife, including a number of contemporary North American canids...
May 01 3:30pm @1.1.2 I was thinking about the part of the article about the ranchers wanting to shoot them and kill them off. They kill them off then complain that the deer population explodes and then they want to...
May 01 2:54pm @1.1 Or a fox.
Equality Act – a 'wrecking ball' on religious liberty

Equality Act – a 'wrecking ball' on religious liberty


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  159 comments  •  2 weeks ago
The Equality Act continues to draw strong criticism and warnings from advocates of traditional and biblical values – and voters are being encouraged to get hold of their representatives on Capitol Hill and urge them to vigorously oppose it should it come to a vote. Dr. James Dobson … Alliance Defending Freedom … Dr. Michael L. Brown … National Religious Broadcasters … American...
May 01 3:21pm @1.2.14 "..." Yet trump is the chosen one?
The Trump Family Is Trying to Sue Its Way Out of Congressional Oversight

The Trump Family Is Trying to Sue Its Way Out of Congressional Oversight


Via: Tessylo  •  10 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Politics The Trump Family Is Trying to Sue Its Way Out of Congressional Oversight   Jay Willis, GQ   21 hours ago   The White House has concocted an ambitious plan for pretending checks and balances don’t exist. Save for hearing his name uttered aloud by a cable news host, there is nothing that perpetually aggrieved president Donald Trump loves...
May 01 1:46pm @5 Didn't trump inc. do this before? I though the had a history of suing the little guy, vendors that he didn't pay. Then the small guy doesn't have the money to continue with the assaults.
2 dead, 4 injured after shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

2 dead, 4 injured after shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  39 comments  •  3 weeks ago
By   Phil Helsel and Caitlin Fichtel Two people are dead, four were injured and a suspect was taken into custody after a campus shooting Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said. Police were called late Tuesday afternoon about a suspect armed with a handgun who had shot several students. Police disarmed the suspect, later identified by...
May 01 1:36pm @5.1 "..." Again and again and again....
U.S. military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war as situation deteriorates

U.S. military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war as situation deteriorates


Via: Bob Nelson  •  13 comments  •  3 weeks ago
The move comes as U.S. and Taliban officials have held several rounds of talks aimed at ensuring a safe exit for U.S. forces in return for a Taliban guarantee that Afghanistan will not be used by militants to threaten the rest of the world. An Afghan man rides on a bicycle past the site of a car bomb attack where U.S soldiers were killed near Bagram air base, Afghanistan April 9,...
May 01 1:17pm @3.3.1 The Russians learned that lesson, seems we have not.
May 01 1:16pm @3.2.1 Yeah I was young. I remember something about a president elect saying he was going to get out of Vietnam, then once elected, doubled down on troops or something. If I remember correctly back then...
May 01 12:49pm @3 "..." So basically, out of sight, out of mind. Sounds like the administration doesn't want anyone to hear anything about it.
Cover-up Attorney General Bill Barr strikes again

Cover-up Attorney General Bill Barr strikes again


Via: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו  •  112 comments  •  yesterday
Back in 1992, the last time Bill Barr was U.S. attorney general, iconic New York Times writer William Safire   referred  to him as “Coverup-General Barr” because of his role in burying evidence of then-President George H.W. Bush’s involvement in “Iraqgate” and “Iron-Contra.”
May 01 1:08pm @6.1.1 "..." They can be charged when they leave office but they all pardon each other. It also states that most federal crimes have a five year statute of limitations. So if trump is elected for a...
May 01 12:42pm @6 Barr is one that thinks the president cannot be charged with any crime. They are basically immune and above the law. (wonder if he feels the same about a Dem president) He is a smug little man...