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Two killed, 40 detained in new gay purge in Chechnya

Two killed, 40 detained in new gay purge in Chechnya


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  147 comments  •  8 minutes ago
By   The Associated Press The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a   new crackdown on gays   in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBTQ activists in Russia charged Monday. The new allegations come after reports in 2017 of more than 100 gay men arrested and subjected to torture, and some of them killed, in the predominantly Muslim region...
Jan 16 10:09pm @5.1.31 "..." Honestly, I would say because of how I was taught. My upbringing. I was taught and shown to live/be a certain way. Other cultures are brought up with their own traditions and ways. What I...
Jan 16 6:22pm @5.1.24 Most people operate generally the same. Of course there are variances. There are even some that have no emotion, although rare. You are trying to come up with examples that would discount what I...
Jan 16 5:58pm @5.1.22 I would argue that murder is illegal, not because of morals, but more so of people wanting to be safe. There is (was?) an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea that removed young boys from the...
Jan 16 3:13pm @5.1.12 IMO wanting to exercise power is a fear of lack of power. Wanting attention is a fear of not receiving it. I would say the guy kicking the dog has a hatred of his own life.
Jan 16 3:10pm @5.1.11 Who defines morality? Some define morality as a fear of not conforming. Morality is subjective. I would not find intimidation, harassment, assault, even murder as a simple disagreement.
Jan 16 6:12am @5.1.5 One can witness emotion with communicating with them. One can tell if someone looks angry or sad. One can listen to words spoken to others. I would never come to the conclusion that some people...
Jan 15 9:55pm @5.1.3 What is hatred if not an emotion? IMO bullies have a fear of a lot of things, if not life in general.
Jan 15 8:08pm @5.1.1 There is no other reason for hatred of people one does not know.
Jan 15 6:39pm @5 The fear of gay people is astonishing. Makes me wonder what they are so afraid of.
Missing: Key Documents About Alleged Misconduct By Robert Mueller’s Lead Prosecutor

Missing: Key Documents About Alleged Misconduct By Robert Mueller’s Lead Prosecutor


Via: Vic Eldred  •  22 comments  •  4 hours ago
Andrew Weissmann, the lead prosecutor for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has a history of questionable conduct. But the full extent of Weissmann’s alleged prosecutorial misconduct is unclear because some of the most serious charges were hidden behind redactions and secreted in sealed court filings. Two months ago I   sued   to have these records   released , but late Friday federal...
Jan 16 7:05pm @4.2.3 Seems to me, there is no silence. The case was a weird one about shredding documents and the phrasing of instructions to the jury.
Jan 16 6:52pm @4.3.6 So now senate testimony is not to be believed? Four Americans were under suspicion. We don't even know all the names. Do you ever wonder or think why would the FBI open an investigation into...
Jan 16 2:24pm @4.3.2 The dossier was not what started the investigations.That was even testified to in senate hearings.
Jan 16 1:06pm @4.2 They are trying every angle. They cannot stop the investigation so they attack it and the people involved. Some call it, trying to get ahead of the situation. If the case moves forward, try to...
Police Find Four Rolex Watches Worth $108,000 Hidden In Woman's Vagina

Police Find Four Rolex Watches Worth $108,000 Hidden In Woman's Vagina


Via: badfish hαηd ⊕ƒ †hε Ωuεεη  •  55 comments  •  25 minutes ago
Delajurea Brookens, 29, met 46-year-old businessman Ramon Diaz at a nightclub on Miami Beach on Tuesday. The pair went back to his hotel room, but when Diaz came out from the bathroom he noticed that his velour Crown Royal whisky bag - which contained five watches worth a total of $108,000 (£83,991) - was nowhere to be seen. Diaz is then said to have fled the hotel with Brookens in...
Jan 16 3:33pm @9.1.3 It could be a way to find her ideal partner. Thick enough to pull out a Rolex, a keeper.
Jan 16 1:14pm @3.1.2 I like watches but every time I wear one it dies. Really odd. It's like my body sucks the life out of the battery. I have several nice ones, wore one the other day, even though it was dead. Looks...
Is Anti-Trump Hysteria America's Most Ridiculous Moment?

Is Anti-Trump Hysteria America's Most Ridiculous Moment?


Via: Keep America Great!  •  84 comments  •  an hour ago
I don't have a crystal ball, but you don't need one to know that, ten or twenty years hence, President Trump will not be remembered as "literally Hitler."  The now-coming-of-age SJWs who quake in fear at night over Trump's rhetoric will get older and will eventually redirect their energies into more productive activities like a career and family.Sure, they'll probably be replaced by a new...
Jan 16 2:19pm @9 Gotta laugh when people try to say getting 8% of a demographic is a win.
President Trump Has Opened Our Eyes

President Trump Has Opened Our Eyes


By: lennylynx  •  25 comments  •  5 hours ago
Before Donald Trump became President, I used to have a hard time figuring out how so many people could continue voting Republican, given their total corporate subservience and utter disregard for the American people.  A certain number is understandable.  A certain percentage could actually be fooled into thinking the Republican party is still viable, and of course,  a certain amount of people...
Jan 16 2:11pm @7 I hate when people say they have a mandate when half the country does not even vote. Then again, I guess silence is acceptance.
Republicans Can Win The Shutdown If…

Republicans Can Win The Shutdown If…


Via: Keep America Great!  •  159 comments  •  9 hours ago
It’s not a joke to say Republicans have an uncanny knack for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Of all the things the GOP excels at, this tops the charts. So as the longest partial shutdown of the government in history rolls on, it’s important to take a moment to check the status of things and game out how things could go. And, believe it or not, Republicans could actually end up with...
Jan 16 1:58pm @1.1.26 That would be something. Lock them all in a room and pipe it in. They might come up with an actual idea or two.
Jan 14 1:57am @2.1 I have come to the conclusion that they have to have the wall controversy. It takes away the spotlight from everything else.
What Makes a Movie a “Cult” Film?

What Makes a Movie a “Cult” Film?


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  15 comments  •  9 hours ago
What Makes a Movie a “Cult” Film? How a "Cult Classic" Is Born Rocky Horror Picture Show    20th Century Fox by Christopher McKittrick, ThoughtCo, Updated January 11, 2018 Films like "Gone with the Wind" and "The Godfather" are hailed as masterpieces from almost the moment the first audiences see them, and their critical and box office success reflect that. But...
Jan 16 1:54pm @8.1 That was a weird one.
Jan 16 1:54pm @2.2 They're coming to get you, Barbara...
Jan 16 1:23pm @7 I went to Rocky Horror showing back in the day. It was an experience. We had a theatre that had tables and chairs instead of row seating. One could smoke and also had a waitress that would bring...
Canada Wants 1M More Immigrants by 2021

Canada Wants 1M More Immigrants by 2021


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  61 comments  •  12 hours ago
Canada Wants 1M More Immigrants by 2021 Canada wants to help immigrants and combat the troubles of an aging population and birth rate decline. By  Katelyn Newman , Staff Writer, US News and World Report, Jan. 11, 2019 More than 250 people became new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony held at a Royal Canadian Navy local reserve division in Toronto on May 2nd...
Jan 16 1:26pm @13.1.1 I would say the crime rate for citizens is 100%. There is not one person that has never broken some law. Be it jaywalking or running a stop sign.
Jan 13 3:46pm @5.1.2 More industrialized nations.
Jan 11 11:43pm @2.1.2 I guess my point is that the US always celebrated diversity. The only American way was freedom. Now some people think America is a certain culture and way of life. When that is not what we are...
Jan 11 11:29pm @2.1 "..." I would say maybe, to a point. Here there are places like Chinatown and Little Italy. Where I live there was a section of town that was mostly Vietnamese. Back when they came here, the...
Jan 11 11:12pm @5.1 I think it is because first world people do not have as many children. Odd phenomenon. 
Jan 11 11:10pm @3.1.2 I might join you. Pot is legal now. Though I am not so sure about cold weather anymore.
Newstalkers Advice Column

Newstalkers Advice Column


By: katrix  •  94 comments  •  an hour ago
I like to read various advice columns; sometimes the answers are hilarious.  So, I am starting one in here.  I'll go first.   Useful advice is appreciated, but humorous advice will be more entertaining. I have a friend, "Jenny."  Jenny has a lot of good qualities, so I don't want to totally write her off as a friend.  But she has a flaw which drive me nuts.  She's fairly melodramatic and...
Jan 15 10:24pm @3 Katrix, I would say tag team the woman. Have a buddy system. When one sees the other get caught, counter act.
Jan 15 10:22pm @1.2 You can always pay. Worked for trump.
Here are 10 disturbing moments from Trump’s attorney general nominee hearings

Here are 10 disturbing moments from Trump’s attorney general nominee hearings


Via: Don Overton  •  12 comments  •  yesterday
President Donald Trump’s efforts to exert control over the Justice Department — one of the few bodies left that can assert a real check on his power and corruption — have been an ongoing crisis and scandal during his time in office. In that context, his nomination of former Attorney General William Barr to retake the top position at the head of the department warrants extreme scrutiny....
Jan 15 7:28pm @6 What bothered me the most was he would not commit to even handing over all the findings to congress.
Trump’s Use of Wounded Knee to Mock Elizabeth Warren Angers Native Americans

Trump’s Use of Wounded Knee to Mock Elizabeth Warren Angers Native Americans


Via: Krishna  •  21 comments  •  3 hours ago
Mr. Trump, who has repeatedly referred to Ms. Warren as “Pocahontas,” did so again on Twitter on Sunday, then took it a step further, writing that if Ms. Warren “did this commercial from Bighorn or Wounded Knee instead of her kitchen, with her husband dressed in full Indian garb, it would have been a smash!” “+300 of my people were massacred at Wounded Knee,” the writer and...
Jan 15 6:43pm @5.1 I have come to the conclusion that a lot of his supporters are just like him.
Journalist Carl Bernstein has said that he’s been told that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report will show how President Donald Trump helped Russia “destabilize the United States.”

Journalist Carl Bernstein has said that he’s been told that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report will show how President Donald Trump helped Russia “destabilize the United States.”


Via: JohnRussell  •  170 comments  •  15 hours ago
Bernstein, who is renowned for his coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of former President Richard Nixon, appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday to discuss two bombshell reports released this weekend, one from The New York Times and one from The Washington Post , which revealed new details about whether or not Trump and his aides have colluded...
Jan 15 6:06pm @12.2.15 In my opinion, saying that it is tainted is basically just giving oneself an answer if the investigation comes to conclusions one doesn't like. Not saying you are, I have just heard it time and...
Jan 14 6:05pm @12.2.10 I am curious as to why you think it is tainted. I would call the senate investigations more so. When we had Nunes running to the Whitehouse to give any details. I also think it is not wise, that...
Jan 14 4:35pm @12.2.4 The FBI did not start any investigations just because of the dossier. That was even said in testimony. From what I gather from the NYT piece, another investigation into trump was opened as well....
Jan 14 4:25pm @11.3.7 You are trying to compare a server Hillary had that the FBI said they could not detect ant breach and the DNC system that was hacked. Two totally different things.
Jan 14 4:18pm @8.1.5 So, in other words, you don't care what was said nor do you care if records are preserved.
Jan 14 4:03pm @4.1.5 "..."
Jan 14 1:24am @5.2.1 "..." They always say, follow the money. I always wondered about that too. When he had to go to them for loans because no US bank would loan to him. "..." He could be on the Kremlin payroll...
Jan 14 12:42am @2.2 "..." Ain't that the truth. They would be screaming for Obama to be removed from office or Hillary in jail. I have learned to never under estimate the depths of sheer hypocrisy some dive.
Jan 14 12:35am @1.1.5 And here I was thinking this,
Jan 13 11:14pm @4 That he has had several meetings with putin and zero notes/records and no one knows what was said should be alarming to people. Yet republicans brush it off, like always.
30 Democrats in Puerto Rico with 109 lobbyists for weekend despite shutdown

30 Democrats in Puerto Rico with 109 lobbyists for weekend despite shutdown


Via: badfish hαηd ⊕ƒ †hε Ωuεεη  •  60 comments  •  2 days ago
S ome 30 Democratic lawmakers left   the government shutdown   behind Friday on a chartered flight to Puerto Rico for a winter retreat with 109 lobbyists and corporate executives during which they planned to see the hit Broadway show “Hamilton” and attend three parties including one with the show’s cast. Those attending the Congressional Hispanic Caucus BOLD PAC winter retreat in San...
Jan 15 12:07am @4.2.8 Why just send money? It is better to go there, raise awareness and spend money there to help the local economy.
Jan 14 6:51pm @4.2.6 I had heard that.
Jan 14 6:10pm @4.2.4 They were there to raise funds. The place is still in need. It is still a US territory. I at least give them credit for bringing attention to it instead of it being thrown on the back burner and...
Old Dog - A Short Story.

Old Dog - A Short Story.


By: Kavika  •  50 comments  •  2 days ago
The sun shone brightly in the north country, belying the bitter cold that surrounded her. Old Dog pushed on through the snow, deep, cold and seeping the remaining strength from her body. Yet she pushed on, single- minded, survival her goal. Old Dog remembered better days, happy days on their plot of land with its wooden cabin that she shared with her human. She could run free through the...
Jan 14 5:26pm @12 A reason for everything. I kept thinking if Old Dog just would have left with the people she would have been safe. Yet then she wouldn't have been there to help Little Dog.
Trump Hits Fake News Washington Post’s ‘Jeff Bozo’

Trump Hits Fake News Washington Post’s ‘Jeff Bozo’


Via: Keep America Great!  •  34 comments  •  2 days ago
President Trump expressed his condolences Sunday night in a tweet to Jeff ‘Bozo’ Bezos, the oligarch owner of Amazon and the Washington Post, for being profiled in a  National Enquirer  adultery scandal. Bezos, the world’s richest man, had been carrying out an affair with a TV anchor named Lauren Sanchez, while both were married. The billionaire oligarch has now announced he’s undergoing a...
Jan 14 5:00pm @3.1 Only in trumpland. trump is allowed to have multiple affairs, Pay off people to hide them. Grope women because he is 'famous'. Butt, no one else can...
Jan 14 1:09am @1.1 You may like having a president that acts like a petulant child, yet most people don't. He is an embarrassment.
Racism And "Fear Of A Brown/Black Planet" Is The "Elephant In The Room" Of The Border Issue

Racism And "Fear Of A Brown/Black Planet" Is The "Elephant In The Room" Of The Border Issue


By: JohnRussell  •  85 comments  •  yesterday
by JR There is an unsettling current that runs through much of the objection to immigration from south of the border. This current is mostly unspoken and somewhat in the background, but nonetheless it is there plainly for those who are willing to see. President Trump made a tweet last night , which a reporter then retweeted with an additional piece of information...
Jan 14 4:51pm @4.3 Shows the truth about some US religious people today.
Now That Collusion Has Been Proven, They Are Finding Out Who Colluded

Now That Collusion Has Been Proven, They Are Finding Out Who Colluded


By: JohnRussell  •  79 comments  •  yesterday
A couple days ago it came out in the news that during the 2016 presidential campaign Trump's campaign head Paul Manafort met with Russians and supplied Russians with "polling data" about the US election. "Cha ching" , we have a direct hit on the collusion scoreboard. Manafort forked over US election strategy information to the Russians in return for ?.   Some say Manafort hoped to have...
Jan 14 12:57am @8.1.1 I think it goes more to the point of the Russian companies knowing who and what/when to target.
Former Trump Associate And Aide To Be Contestant On Upcoming "Celebrity Big Brother"

Former Trump Associate And Aide To Be Contestant On Upcoming "Celebrity Big Brother"


By: JohnRussell  •  4 comments  •  3 days ago
Dalton Ross / EW.com : Anthony Scaramucci among 12 new Celebrity Big Brother houseguests   —  Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci will be among 12 new contestants competing on season 2 of Big Brother: Celebrity Edition when the reality show hosted by Julie Chen Moonves premieres Monday, Jan. 21 on CBS.
Jan 14 12:30am @2 The fact that trump could only put up with him for two weeks should have told CBS something.
Jan 14 12:29am @1.1.1 well, some say, if you are not equipped for one...
Continuing With 10 More Randomly Chosen Photos From My Collection

Continuing With 10 More Randomly Chosen Photos From My Collection


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  12 comments  •  3 days ago
Continuing With 10 More Randomly Chosen Photos From My Collection My photos are chosen from thousands I have taken during my 12 1/2 years here in China. Some you may have seen before, but all have been re-edited and framed for these retrospective presentations.  Please feel free to ask me anything you would like to know about any of them and what they depict, and if I can overcome...
Jan 13 10:48pm @6 The fine arts institute looks like it has beautiful landscaping. 
In a Time of Abject Reality … I Offer Some FANTASY …

In a Time of Abject Reality … I Offer Some FANTASY …


By: A. Macarthur  •  17 comments  •  2 days ago
© A. Mac/A.G. © A. Mac/A.G.
Jan 13 7:42pm @2.2 Well, the Eagles blew that at the end.
Jan 13 5:30pm @2.1.1 Heresy.   Haha At least around these parts. Geax Saints.
Jan 13 4:38pm @3 One from me. Never been to Disney. Although when I was a teenager, my cousin got me stoned and took me to see Fantasia.
Trump’s bogus justifications for the border wall

Trump’s bogus justifications for the border wall


Via: Don Overton  •  35 comments  •  8 hours ago
President Trump’s speech this week did not change the fact that a border wall won’t make the United States safer or more prosperous. Despite the president’s spin and pretend newly-found humanitarianism, a wall—whether a steel barrier or concrete—remains a waste of money. No matter how tall, deep, or thick a barrier, illicit flows will find a way around. Instead, the wall would undermine the...
Jan 13 6:58pm @2.1.5 "..." I have done that happen before. Write a long or detailed comment and hit a wrong button or something and...poof.
‘Oh my god! Run!’: The day a deadly wave of molasses tore through Boston

‘Oh my god! Run!’: The day a deadly wave of molasses tore through Boston


Via: Ender  •  1 comments  •  3 days ago
It was promising to be an uncharacteristically warm winter day in Boston. The temperature on Jan. 15, 1919, had soared to 40 degrees from 2 degrees earlier in the week, prompting many downtown workers to head outdoors. Shortly after noon in the city’s bustling North End, as Model T Fords chugged by and elevated trains screeched above Commercial Street, a group of firefighters sat...
Jan 13 6:47pm @1 Interesting footnote in history. Damage and death by a sticky wave.
Farmer Says He’ll Give Trump An Easement To Build The Wall

Farmer Says He’ll Give Trump An Easement To Build The Wall


Via: Jasper2529  •  65 comments  •  3 days ago
James Johnson grew up farming on the border between U.S. and Mexico. In fact, his great grandfather bought their New Mexico farm in 1918. Their 7,000-acre ranch runs along 14 miles of the border just west of El Paso. Johnson says the wall is needed and he’s willing to give the government an easement on his land to build it. “My house is a half mile off the Mexican border,” he told...
Jan 13 6:20pm @5.1.4 I still don't believe his numbers from whenever. What are the numbers now? So I can make a false claim from a decade ago to supposedly prove a point? Seems to me, nobody has harmed this man.
Jan 13 6:15pm @4.2.8 "..." Because I am not the one that made the claim. I don't make claims that I cannot back up.
Jan 13 6:06pm @10.1.8 trump has said he would go after transnational cartels but instead has gone after gangs. According to a lot of sources once the cartels drop of shipment, they are no longer worried about low level...
Jan 13 5:14pm @4.2.2 Then I am sure you could take a video of all these undocumented people running in the alley. Pictures of all this trash and broken fencing. Local articles about livestock being eaten. Also,...
Jan 13 4:07pm @9.2 Have a rancher build a fence around their water supply and block their livestock from it.
Jan 13 4:05pm @7.1.3 Funny how we now have all these conservative posters that live on the border.
Jan 13 4:04pm @7.2 I don't believe a word he says. First off, there is no way 1.25 million people cross his land in 5 years. Second, they all lie blaming the Democrats. Last year they gave trump what he wanted, he...
Jan 13 3:58pm @5.1.2 "..." They are lying. There is no way in hell close to 1k people are crossing his land every night. If 20 people in the area had the same numbers that would be about 5 million a year.
Along the East Coast, rainy days, high tides and sea rise make floods a part of life

Along the East Coast, rainy days, high tides and sea rise make floods a part of life


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  47 comments  •  2 days ago
By   Nigel Chiwaya Flooding is becoming a way of life along the Mid-Atlantic coast. In Atlantic City, New Jersey, residents along one street deal with ankle-deep flood waters on a rainy day, with even higher floodwaters arriving with every new moon. In southern Virginia Beach, Virginia, a bit of rain and a strong wind from the south is enough to bring water from the Back Bay...
Jan 13 6:13pm @9.1.1 Here lets just say that water flows down hill. It can rain up north and our rivers will swell and flood.
Jan 13 4:28pm @9 Building roads higher? May sound like a temporary solution, yet it seems like that would cause more problems. Stopping flow of water or maybe trapping water.
Favorite Country Music

Favorite Country Music


By: JohnRussell  •  100 comments  •  22 hours ago
As Good As I Once Was - Toby Keith Live Like You Were Dying - Tim McGraw You Don't Know Me - Asleep At The Wheel
Jan 13 4:51pm @32 Not a country music fan but I might as well post one by a woman from my state. Came out the year I was born.
Jan 13 4:42pm @6.1 Most country today sounds like a cross with pop music. Loretta Lynn, she was country...
McConnell blocks House bills to reopen government

McConnell blocks House bills to reopen government


Via: Vic Eldred  •  57 comments  •  4 days ago  •  LOCKED
Senate Majority Leader   Mitch McConnell   (R-Ky.) on Thursday blocked two House-passed funding bills that would reopen the federal government. Sens.   Chris Van Hollen   (D-Md.) and   Ben Cardin   (D-Md.), surrounded by roughly two dozen of their Senate Democratic colleagues, tried to get consent to bring up a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
Jan 12 9:52pm @3.2.10 The only thing confusing is why people would deny the republicans are basically holding the government hostage. Blackmailing the country to get what they want. How is this so hard for you to...
Jan 12 7:35pm @3.2.8 No, what some are doing is brushing off facts. Fact, republicans will not open government until their demands are made. Some can try all they want to bullshit around the issue and have...
Jan 12 7:23pm @3.2.6 Bullshit. The government could be open with no strings attached. Fact. Only one side is adding demands.
Jan 12 7:23pm @3.2.5 Bullshit. The government could be open with no strings attached. Fact. Only one side is adding demands.
Jan 12 7:17pm @3.2.3 The simple fact is only one side is holding the government hostage for their demands.
Jan 12 6:05pm @3.2.1 Why should they. They gave trump everything he wanted last year and he turned it down. He manufactures a crisis just to keep his base riled up.
Jan 12 5:36pm @3 McConnell is a hypocritical jackass. How many times did they vote to repeal the ACA. Over sixty I think. The idiot turtle needs to crawl back into his shell. He is a coward. The republicans could...
Figure Out Where to Put the Apostrophe With This Handy Flowchart

Figure Out Where to Put the Apostrophe With This Handy Flowchart


Via: Bob Nelson  •  49 comments  •  4 days ago
For some of us, grade-school grammar lessons haven’t stuck. I managed fairly well with my trusty Elements of Style until pretty recently, but the ongoing assault on grammar that is the Internet occasionally shakes my confidence. (Every time I want to type rein, rain, or reign, for example, I need to close my eyes and meditate for a moment.) Alan Levine If you’re one of those...
Jan 12 7:21pm @13.1.1 See, both instances sounded like verb usage to me.
Jan 12 12:16am @12 Another one I thought of, beside too and to. Affect end effect. I usually get them wrong so I just say impact.
Jan 09 6:53pm @11.1.1 Haha Thanks. For the record, Buzz helped me with a short article I wrote. Thanks again.
Jan 09 6:31pm @7.1.5 Some like prevention. Or is that invention...
Jan 09 5:57pm @11 Buzz taught me about its and it's.  I just somehow was taught to use an apostrophe if it was supposed to be possessive. Sort of like too and to. I still have a problem with that one. I just use...
Jan 09 5:53pm @7.1.3 "..." Frank Zappa.
Video Games: A Plague On America

Video Games: A Plague On America


By: Emily Sharp  •  25 comments  •  3 days ago
Ever since the creation of video games, they have been robbing young kids of their time and ambition and they are harmful to the lives of teenagers and young adults around the globe. Although, these complex digital wonders are a great thing in moderation, when played in excess, they damage the social, educational, and professional lives of many teenagers all around the world. Video games are...
Jan 12 4:00am @13 "..." "..."
Jan 12 1:20am @1.1.2 I always liked video games. Even when I was young we always played things like PacMan at our local family pub. I remember someone figured out a pattern and one could go on and on. There use to be...
Jan 11 3:53pm @11 Please. People have been saying this crap for decades. Video games are bad...making people anti-social. This is just the latest version. Nothing but bullshit. Sounds like some fuddy duddy saying...
Downwind From Evil - A Short Story

Downwind From Evil - A Short Story


By: Kavika  •  55 comments  •  5 days ago
East Grand Forks, Minnesota. August, 2001. Duncan Brown shuffled along the street looking for discarded cigarette butts. He had reached the bottom of a long hard road. His life, while never good, was now only survival. But he wasn't sure survival was what he wanted. Dying would be so much simpler for him. The street lights had come on as the long summer day in the...
Jan 12 3:12am @17.1.6 When I was young I found two baby crows in a field in front our house. Nothing around them. I gathered them up and took them to my yard. Made them a little nest area and fed them. After a day or...
Jan 11 4:48pm @15 Duncan is no more. Thanks Kavika.
Britain's hunger problem requires a minister dedicated to issue, lawmakers say

Britain's hunger problem requires a minister dedicated to issue, lawmakers say


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  8 comments  •  4 days ago
By   Saphora Smith LONDON — Britain's government needs a minister to focus on hunger, lawmakers recommended Thursday. A report by a cross-party committee found that almost one-in-five children under the age of 15 are growing up in a home that has "limited access to food ... due to lack of money or other resources." The U.K.'s levels of hunger are among the highest in Europe, the...
Jan 12 2:36am @2 The UK and the US are more alike than some care to acknowledge.
TSA Workers Are Now Quitting Because of the Government Shutdown

TSA Workers Are Now Quitting Because of the Government Shutdown


Via: Krishna  •  42 comments  •  4 days ago
Some Transportation Security Administration employees are quitting their jobs as the partial government shutdown continues through its third week, leaving more than 800,000 federal employees without a paycheck. The American Federation of Government Employees, the largest union of federal employees, representing about 44,000 TSA workers, says some TSA employees have resigned, and...
Jan 12 1:53am @4.1 I blame Bush. Then again, I started flying when armrests had ashtrays.
Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fights back after articles wrongly claimed to show nude selfie

Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fights back after articles wrongly claimed to show nude selfie


Via: JohnRussell  •  66 comments  •  5 days ago
As freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez adjusts to the limelight of Capitol Hill, the New York Democrat's affinity for sharing the experience on social media has generated overwhelming interest, not just from her fans but her critics as well. Her interview Sunday on the highly-rated CBS program “60 Minutes” apparently didn't provide enough content for an internet troll who...
Jan 12 1:08am @4.1.13 "..." I wouldn't even go that far.
Jan 12 1:00am @2.1.31 Actually, I have had several articles on certain ones. A list is better for people that refuse to see the truth.
Jan 12 12:54am @4.1.11 I don't even think all Democrats are against it. Personally I like capitalism. Yet at the same time, it needs rules and regulations to remain in check.
Jan 12 12:36am @2.1.29 "..."
Jan 12 12:25am @4.1.9 I would argue that changes are slow and implemented.  A hundred years ago if an elderly person got sick or needed a surgery, they were screwed. Now we have Medicare. Call me an optimist, I still...
Jan 12 12:13am @2.1.25 "..." When they de-regulate laws that are in place to keep air and water clean, yes it is a bad thing. The same laws that cleaned up rivers and air quality.
Jan 12 12:09am @2.1.24 Contribute? Maybe. Have they been a major impact? No "..." So job growth has roughly been the same for the last nine years. There has been no major spurt because of it.
Jan 11 11:58pm @2.1.22 Sorry but all trump has accomplished is de-regulation and tax breaks. Nothing attributed to moving the economy forward. I think for some reason, it is moving along despite him.
Jan 11 11:39pm @2.1.20 I am more scared shitless of people that think trump magically went into office and made those numbers happen.
Jan 11 11:18pm @4.1.7 Some will fight to the death arguing that supply side economics is the only way to go. When in reality it only concentrates wealth.
Jan 11 11:01pm @4.1.5 "..." Yep. Let her get her feet wet. Kind of ironic the conservatives use to say that is what was needed, not career politicians. It is what some said about trump. All the sudden now they think...
National park visitors cut down protected Joshua trees during Trump's  government shutdown

National park visitors cut down protected Joshua trees during Trump's government shutdown


Via: Krishna  •  56 comments  •  14 hours ago
Photos Show what it looked like before Trump shut down the government-- and what happened as a result of his unnecessary actions A  Joshua tree that was severed amid a rash of vandalism at Joshua Tree National Park in California during Trump's government shutdown. ( Credit Gina Ferazzi/Los AngelesTimes, via Getty Images) There are two kinds of...
Jan 12 12:47am @4.2 "..." I agree yet we both know some people are just assholes. I don't doubt trash and destruction. The only reason he should get blame is because he chose not to close parks. During Obama's...
Husband Literally Brands Himself as a Cheater for Life With Massive 'Apology' Tattoo

Husband Literally Brands Himself as a Cheater for Life With Massive 'Apology' Tattoo


Via: Hal A. Lujah  •  31 comments  •  5 days ago
When a person finds out a partner has been unfaithful, there are few things the cheater could ever do to repair the heartache and broken trust they caused. But one man who got busted for cheating was apparently willing to do just about anything to try to make it up to his partner. A tattoo artist on Instagram shared the photo of a man's huge chest tattoo that commemorates his infidelity for...
Jan 11 10:05pm @8 I agree with Perrie. Why would someone want to look at that when they are getting intimate? It is a constant reminder of infidelity at the most inopportune time. He just killed any sex life he...
President Trump Went to a Border Town to Prove They Need a Wall. Residents Say Otherwise

President Trump Went to a Border Town to Prove They Need a Wall. Residents Say Otherwise


Via: Ender  •  33 comments  •  4 days ago
President Trump spent Thursday in McAllen, Texas attempting to make his case for a border wall, but members of the Texas Border Coalition — including McAllen’s mayor — say an investment in a wall is the wrong choice. On Thursday, Trump hosted a roundtable at a McAllen Border Patrol station with Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, local law enforcement officers and local...
Jan 11 9:52pm @7.1 Another factor people never bring up, what it could/would do to wildlife.
Jan 11 9:23pm @6.1.11 "..." Didn't happen in this town. I posted an article about a woman that her daughter was killed. She didn't place blame on all undocumented people. In fact, she took one in. So I see since the...
Jan 11 9:18pm @6.1.10 "..." You have no numbers and no source that can verify any such claim. 80% of people get through? If that were true then roughly over 1 mil people would be getting through in a year. So...
Jan 11 9:01pm @6.1.6 If I had land on a river and that river view and access was blocked, I would be pissed.
Jan 11 8:55pm @6.1.5 So in other words, if a wall was built, we would still need the same resources to fight the same problem. In other words, a wall would do nothing.
Jan 11 8:00pm @6.1.2 The mayor of the town does not think a wall is necessary. I have a question. If a wall will make everything wonderful, make everything safe...then why if a wall is built would border patrol agents...
Jan 11 7:55pm @3.1.6 So an interview with the Mayor and a prominent resident is fake facts? Several Mayors in the area are saying the same things.
Jan 11 7:33pm @3.1.4 And yet you will take a five or so year old poll instead of what is reported on now.
Jan 11 7:26pm @6.1 Just shows me that what has been done is working. Doesn't seem like a crisis to me.
Jan 11 7:24pm @5.1 How is that the rest of the story? You have some guy that is talking about numbers from around 55 miles. Does not address this town. I would like to see a PDF of their numbers. After his...
Jan 11 7:13pm @3.1.2 So five or more years ago a random phone poll decided this... Funny how people all the sudden believe polls when it suits them.
Jan 11 6:40pm @3.1 You are picking articles that are five or more years old.  Last year there was zero murders in the town.
Jan 11 6:25pm @2 So trump and his administration was using contraband that was seized at border crossings and trying to push it off as something else.
Jan 11 6:13pm @1 So trump picked one of the safest cities in the US to decry a crisis. Can't make this stuff up.
President Trump Gives Stunning Address On America’s ‘Crisis of the Soul’

President Trump Gives Stunning Address On America’s ‘Crisis of the Soul’


Via: Keep America Great!  •  377 comments  •  2 hours ago
President Donald Trump delivered a beautiful, somber monologue from the Oval Office Tuesday night to address the border crisis: “A crisis of the heart, a crisis of the Soul.” Trump spoke to the American people with seriousness, with respect, with empathy. He spoke of the women and children who are brutal victims of the illegal immigration scourge. He did not speak in platitudes, as his...
Jan 11 9:42pm @22.2.17 (A little off topic here) Yet, I have wondered if or how many times I have been flagged myself. One can see on everyone else, even if no violation one can see the flag was hit. We don't have that...
Jan 11 6:55pm @14.2.40 trump had what he wanted last year. There was a compromise made and Democrats voted for it. The republicans balked when trump said no. trump does not negotiate in good faith. He changes his mind...
Jan 11 6:21pm @23.1 He can't even keep his lies straight. "..." So he never said they were going to pay for it but he is saying they are going to pay for it. How anyone can still support this idiot is beyond me.
Jan 10 3:44am @14.2.22 Again, "..." trump had his bill and what he wanted. He is playing games. You can recite the computer mantra all you want, doesn't change reality. Will a fence or wall work between two larger...
Jan 09 9:53pm @14.2.19 Keeping up the faith in the faithless. trump could have had it all close to a year ago. He changed his mind. He does not negotiate in good faith. He is an idiot that doesn't know a good thing...
Jan 09 9:25pm @14.2.17 Even when Sanders lied about the numbers, they just brush it off.
Jan 09 9:23pm @17.2 I would say that is different. That is between built up cities. It is not blocking a river or someone's access to their land.
Jan 09 9:03pm @14.2.15 I didn't listen to his address. Not worth it. trump changes what he wants on a regular basis.
Jan 09 7:02pm @14.2.13 "..." A Libertarian wet dream. Providing for the common defence is spending billions building a wall that will do little to nothing to stop said problem? Don't buy it. I have posted several...
Jan 09 6:21pm @14.2.11 A wall will not do anything to stop it. "..."
Jan 09 6:06pm @3.1.8 Maybe people just don't like one party rule.
Jan 09 6:05pm @3.1.7 They could have had it but trump said no. "..." If the republicans would have voted for it, they would have forced trump to veto it.  He had what he wanted, so I don't believe anything he says.
Jan 09 5:01pm @14.2.9 I was reading about it the other day. I don't remember the exact kind of drugs but they don't even bother with the border. They send the drugs to other countries, then ship it here. Some even send...
Jan 09 4:58pm @14.2.8 So it has been a problem for thirty years, and just because trump says so, it has to be done now and a wall will solve everything. Yeah right. And to think people believe trump, that hires...
Jan 09 4:36pm @14.2.5 Most drugs do not come over a fence. The majority come through ports, airports, non sea ports, legal border crossings and even the US mail. Then there is pills.
Jan 09 4:31pm @14.1.4 Just red meat for his base. And they eat it up.
Jan 09 4:29pm @14.2.4 I have to laugh at people that think it will be solved magically.  Like, give trump billions and the so called crisis will go away.
Family of federal worker struggling because of the government shutdown begs Trump to meet with them

Family of federal worker struggling because of the government shutdown begs Trump to meet with them


Via: Krishna  •  16 comments  •  5 days ago
Family of federal worker struggling because of the government shutdown begs Trump to meet with them A stay-at-home mom whose family is struggling to make ends meet as the government shutdown stretches into one of the longest in U.S. history has a message for President Donald Trump: Come to Walton, Kentucky, and let's talk. Allie McKinney, 28, is mom to 1-year-old...
Jan 11 9:32pm @5.1 "..." Sometimes I wonder. I would not be surprised if some of them turn right around and would vote for him again. Even though they are getting screwed.
Jan 11 9:10pm @3.1.3 At least the child is getting Medicaid.  I bet the father was against the ACA too yet Medicaid was expanded in the state and seems like it is helping. I have zero sympathy for her father. trump...
Steve King and the Revival of White Supremacy

Steve King and the Revival of White Supremacy


By: JohnRussell  •  11 comments  •  5 days ago
Rep. Steve King of Iowa is a strange dude. He exhibits one of the rarer qualities in conservative circles in that he’s completely unapologetic about being a white supremacist. He just made the following remark in an interview with the New York Times : “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Mr. King said. “Why did I...
Jan 11 6:32pm @3.1 Very telling, considering Iowa was not part of the confederacy.
BREAKING NEWS: DHS Test Cut Right Through Trump’s Border Wall Steel Slats with a Saw

BREAKING NEWS: DHS Test Cut Right Through Trump’s Border Wall Steel Slats with a Saw


Via: Krishna  •  330 comments  •  5 days ago
A test of a steel prototype for the proposed border wall showed it could be sawed through. ( NBC News Exclusive) Department of Home land Security testing of a prototype of the steel slat design that Donald Trump favors for his border wall proved that it could be cut through with a saw. NBC News reports.  A photo obtained by the network shows the slats with a gaping...
Jan 11 5:26pm @7.1.38 Everything I have read paints a different story than some try to tell. Most drugs, heroin, coke, etc, are transported through border crossings or air travel, or water travel. Some are even sent...
Mysterious fast radio bursts detected from deep space

Mysterious fast radio bursts detected from deep space


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  256 comments  •  3 hours ago
Jan. 10, 2019, 4:27 PM EST  / Source: Live Science By   Brandon Specktor, Live Science Don't look now, but Earth is being bombarded with mysterious, invisible light. Among the typical array of   radio signals and microwaves   cast out by distant stars, black holes and other celestial bodies, there exists a brand of intergalactic light that consistently boggles scientists' minds...
Jan 11 3:41pm @11.1.32 There is a show called Black Mirror. Same principal.
Americans aren't making enough babies to replace ourselves

Americans aren't making enough babies to replace ourselves


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  225 comments  •  11 hours ago
By   Linda Carroll and Shamard Charles, M.D. Americans are having fewer and fewer babies, a new government report finds. In fact, we now aren’t making enough babies to replace ourselves. For the population to reproduce itself at current numbers, the “total fertility rate” needs to be 2,100 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age per year, researchers for the Centers for Disease...
Jan 10 4:00am @2 I think it is just some people don't want kids. I know a lot of people my age that don't. My cousin didn't have any yet adopted his. It use to be pushed on people that one had to bow to societal...
Is Rashida Tlaib Guilty of Bigotry?

Is Rashida Tlaib Guilty of Bigotry?


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  15 comments  •  one week ago
Is Rashida Tlaib Guilty of Bigotry? by   Alan M. Dershowitz , Gatestone Institute, January 9, 2019 (Image source: iStock) If Congress were considering legislation prohibiting boycotts directed against gays, women or Muslim owned companies, would Senator Bernie Sanders be arguing that such a ban would violate the First Amendment? If Congress were considering...
Jan 10 1:40am @4.1.5 I just don't see it as blackmail as it is ultimately up to the people to decide. Also BDS doesn't have the power stop a company if they wanted to go there. Giving them legislation only gives them...
Jan 10 1:08am @4.1.3 It is not up to the US government to do either or decide either. The government should not force a view either way. By legislating they can, it gives them more power over us than they already...
Jan 10 12:49am @4.1.1 If the BDS doesn't like Israel, why do we have to have any legislation on it? We all know the US would step in and would not let their demise. Voting on what a group can and cannot do should not...
Jan 10 12:25am @1.1.1 Wow. How dare someone be of Arabic descent. 
Jan 10 12:23am @4 What that is trying to do is force companies into compliance and rule that companies cannot boycott Israel. That is nothing but strong arm tactics and against freedom of speech. This article is...
Trump says he could invoke emergency powers to build wall without Congress

Trump says he could invoke emergency powers to build wall without Congress


Via: Krishna  •  466 comments  •  8 hours ago
WASHINGTON — President Trump floated the possibility he could declare a “national emergency” in order to build a wall on the southern border during a freewheeling press conference at the White House on Friday. “I can do it if I want. … We can call a national emergency because of the security of our country, absolutely,” Trump said, adding, “We can do it. I haven’t done it. I...
Jan 10 1:28am @19.1.32 I honestly think that if the republicans voted for it, with the Democratic help at the time, they could have over ridden his veto. It would be done now. I don't blame the Democrats for getting...
Jan 09 11:46pm @19.1.29 According to the republicans, they didn't pass it because trump said he would veto it. trump said he was against it. I say they should have passed it to find out.
Jan 09 9:47pm @19.1.26 They should have passed it. It only didn't because of the republicans themselves. Only 8 of them voted for it. They should have made him veto it. Why they keep giving him cover, I don't know. It...
Jan 09 5:11pm @19.1.17 "..." Same link as above.
Jan 09 4:52pm @19.1.15 "..."
Jan 09 4:42pm @19.1.12 Lowers property value. Who wants to live on the Rio Grande and look at a wall instead of a river. Dumb.
Christian lawyer wants LGBT excluded from anti-lynching bill.

Christian lawyer wants LGBT excluded from anti-lynching bill.


Via: epistte  •  16 comments  •  2 days ago
For more than a century, there have been a number of unsuccessfully attempts in the US to make lynching a federal crime. Well, success was at last attained last December when the Justice for Victims of Lynching Act was passed unanimously by the the Senate. The Act outlines the specific act of lynching – a mob killing without legal authority – and would add lynching to the federal...
Jan 10 1:17am @3.1.1 Sad (sick) that someone would want to spend their life trying to make some people less than. Seems to be completely against what I was taught Christianity was.
Jan 10 12:58am @3 Love the picture. The cat don't give a shit.  Haha Glad they passed it. One cheer for republicans, I guess. The lawyer can pound sand. I have donated to the Matthew Shepard foundation. Erase Hate
Bad Medicine ‘Miracle Man’ wakes up after family removes him from life support

Bad Medicine ‘Miracle Man’ wakes up after family removes him from life support


By: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  26 comments  •  6 days ago
By Perrie Halpern Although the news is presenting this as a feel good story about a guy who defied death, it is actually a cautionary tale. The hospital should have been able to tell if he had a stroke or if he had encephalitis, yet, they didn't and worse, they were way too eager to get him off of life support, which the family went along with, since most people are intimidated by...
Jan 10 12:17am @7.1.1 It makes me think that the body can shut down to try to heal itself.
Jan 10 12:12am @2.3.2 Let's just say that the last time she was in hospital, her daughter will swear that it is what helped her demise. Her son has Crohn's disease. Not all doctors know that much about it. Some doctors...
Jan 09 6:48pm @2.3 A lot of people don't pay attention and just think that the staff knows best. My late Aunt had myasthenia gravis. It had a direct impact on her muscle control and she was on steroids for years. A...
Jan 09 6:41pm @7 Makes me think of the bells they use to put in coffins. Ring the bell if one wakes up.
Paris' first naked restaurant to close

Paris' first naked restaurant to close


Via: Freefaller  •  33 comments  •  6 days ago
Paris' first nudist restaurant is set to close after just over year of serving classic French dishes to diners in the buff.  O'Naturel, in the French capital's 12th district, will close on February 16, according to a Facebook post from the owners. Twins Mike and Stéphane Saada told the AFP news agency that they were having to close for financial reasons. In another Facebook post , they...
Jan 09 10:03pm @3 It's all well and good, until us older people or even older wrinkly people start showing up.
Transcript: Trump's Address On Border Security And Democratic Response

Transcript: Trump's Address On Border Security And Democratic Response


Via: Vic Eldred  •  101 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
In a prime-time address from the Oval Office, President Trump argued there is a " crisis of the heart " when it comes to border security. He pressed Congress yet again to pass $5.7 billion for the U.S.-Mexico border, a demand Democrats have refused. After his remarks, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   voiced their objections ....
Jan 09 5:38pm @1.1.39 It seems to be the only thing he is asking for right now.
Jan 09 5:19pm @1.1.36 The Berlin wall was also armed to the teeth with orders to shoot to kill. I would argue that that wall was more to keep people in than out.
Jan 09 5:18pm @1.1.35 trump had what he wanted and he threw it away. He is the only one at fault. "..." This was a more comprehensive bill, it included more than a wall. Funny that now the conservatives are...
Another 10 Randomly Chosen China Photos

Another 10 Randomly Chosen China Photos


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  6 comments  •  one week ago
Another 10 Randomly Chosen China Photos Continuing with this series wherein I am posting every few days 10 photos taken by me during my more than 12 years in China, I present to you these for your viewing. It is possible you may have seen some of them previously, but I have now re-edited and framed them for a better presentation. I will happily answer any questions you may have...
Jan 09 5:33pm @6 So what is the Buzz in here? Haha Now that is a throne.
Lonely George the tree snail dies, and a species goes extinct

Lonely George the tree snail dies, and a species goes extinct


Via: Ender  •  8 comments  •  one week ago
THE WORLD’S LONELIEST   snail is no more. George, a Hawaiian tree snail—and the last known member of the species   Achatinella apexfulva —died on New Year’s Day. He was 14, which is quite old for a snail of his kind. George was born in a captive breeding facility at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa in the early 2000s, and soon after, the rest of his kin died. That’s...
Jan 09 5:29pm @5.1 I will say that people continue to alter the environment with little regard to the consequences. 
Jan 09 4:07pm @4.1 No more snails, no more shells. Some of them look like shells hermit crabs use.
Jan 08 7:52pm @3.1 Yep. Sometimes their so called solution causes a lot more problems.
Jan 08 6:54pm @1 George, the last of his kind.
Yes! I'm "PROFILING"! Got a problem with that?

Yes! I'm "PROFILING"! Got a problem with that?


By: A. Macarthur  •  12 comments  •  one week ago
American Robin (© A. Mac/A.G.) White-tailed Deer, Buck (© A. Mac/A.G.)
Jan 08 6:26pm @2 One rockin' robin.
A Prime Time Address and the National Emergency

A Prime Time Address and the National Emergency


By: Vic Eldred  •  241 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
President Trump will address the nation Tuesday night from the oval office at 9PM. Later in the week he will visit the southern border. The President will put forth his case to the American people in a format once used by the great Ronald Reagan. This will be President Trump's first national address from the Oval Office. The stakes couldn't be much higher. Very little has been done by...
Jan 08 11:13am @3.1.8 "..."
The Economics of Soaking the Rich

The Economics of Soaking the Rich


Via: Bob Nelson  •  80 comments  •  5 days ago
I have no idea how well Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will perform as a member of Congress. But her election is already serving a valuable purpose. You see, the mere thought of having a young, articulate, telegenic nonwhite woman serve is driving many on the right mad — and in their madness they’re inadvertently revealing their true selves. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of...
Jan 08 2:48am @5.1.1 "..." I call bullshit on that. Roads and bridges are paid for at all levels, through gas tax for one. If you think the rich are buying everyone's food, that is delusional. Freedom from...
Jan 07 2:16pm @3.1.3 Some may say that corporate taxes are or have been high but at the same time, with loop holes and deductions, most never paid at that rate. Lowering the tax rate and keeping those loop holes and...
What Autonomous Cars Can Teach Us About Driving

What Autonomous Cars Can Teach Us About Driving


Via: Bob Nelson  •  37 comments  •  one week ago
You're rolling down the freeway in heavy, fast-moving traffic, following a truck. On your right is a shiny, new Volvo XC90 with a "Baby On Board" sticker in the window. On your left, a suburban outlaw in a $500 leather jacket blat-blat-blatting along on his Harley-Davidson. Suddenly, a large, heavy object falls off the back of the truck, right in your path. There's no chance of...
Jan 07 3:34pm @2.2.3 I have actually seen people zoom by a big rig then pull in front of them and slow down. Talk about dumb. I try to give them a wide berth. I have on several occasions slowed down and slowed traffic...
Jan 07 2:59pm @5 I would probably go for the Volvo. They are supposed to have a good crash rating. The motorcycle would not stand a chance. Just because a car has a BOB sign, doesn't mean a baby is in the car. As...
“The Dogma Lives Loudly Within You”

“The Dogma Lives Loudly Within You”


Via: Keep America Great!  •  308 comments  •  4 days ago
The Senate Democrats are attacking Christians again. During Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2017, Senator Dianne Feinstein pointedly told the then-nominee, “the dogma lives loudly with in you, and that’s a concern.”  The “dogma” to which she referred was Barrett’s Catholic faith, and Feinstein’s not-so-subtle suggestion was that...
Jan 07 3:24pm @5.2.14 Don't worry, I think they did too.
President Trump just used the White House press briefing room for a publicity stunt

President Trump just used the White House press briefing room for a publicity stunt


Via: Tessylo  •  77 comments  •  one week ago
President Trump just used the White House press briefing room for a publicity stunt   Hunter Walker   13 hours ago   President Trump makes his first appearance in White House briefing room WASHINGTON — President Trump made his first appearance ever in the...
Jan 07 2:44pm @6.1.28 Haha   I understood. I have just seen people that get between 3 and 5k back because of the deduction. Use it to get a new tv or something. Never have used it myself. Not having kids will do that.
Jan 07 2:18pm @6.1.25 I always claim one.
Jan 07 1:56pm @6.1.23 At first I thought, what the hell. I will say the woman I was dealing with was patient with me. Explaining that being my own boss I had to pay the company share that would normally be paid by the...
Jan 07 1:43pm @6.1.22 "..." Was in the same boat. Owed enough that they happily set up a payment plan. Thought, never again.
Jan 07 1:18pm @6.1.19 Haven't had a refund in years. Always seem to break even, When I worked in the car business I was always paid as contract work. First year of that I didn't figure out being ones own boss costs...
Jan 04 6:21pm @3.3.1 So I should just pretend he is not there? Let him do what he wants, say what he wants and turn a blind eye? Sorry but I will shine a light on his stupidity every time. The partisan fools are the...
Jan 04 5:30pm @3.2.1 It is always a sickening display. Even a meeting the other day, they went around the room and one by one praised him. I have never witnessed anything like this. One must sing praises of dear leader.
Jan 04 5:04pm @3 Watched that sad display. He told everyone there was going to be a press conference, then shuffled out several people to sing his praise. I honestly think it was because the news of the day was...
What Is a Road Movie? Elements and Examples of the Genre

What Is a Road Movie? Elements and Examples of the Genre


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  57 comments  •  one week ago
What Is a Road Movie? Elements and Examples of the Genre Scene from Thelma & Louise. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images) by Christopher McKittrick, Thought.co, Updated December 22, 2018 A road movie is any film that centers on a road trip (often, but not exclusively, via automobile). In road movies, one or more characters travel great distances to fulfill a...
Jan 07 12:59pm @17 Just thought of one, The Sugarland Express A Goldie Hawn movie from 1974
Jan 05 8:45pm @13.2.1 I will have to break down and watch it one of these days.
Jan 05 6:38pm @13 Everyone posts Easy Rider. I have never seen that movie. Would Apocalypse Now be considered a road trip?
Jan 05 6:35pm @11.1 The only one I have seen out of those was the Trailer movie with Lucy. It is funny watching older movies and seeing how things have changed. Like now, it is against the law to ride in a trailer...
Jan 04 4:50pm @8.1 Thanks. Now that song popped into my head. Haha
Jan 04 4:49pm @10 I think I told you before but I usually watch off the wall movies. Ones that may not have been very popular. So with this category I would have to add, Transamerica For comedy, I did see, We're...
After the fire: Blazes pose hidden threat to the West's drinking water

After the fire: Blazes pose hidden threat to the West's drinking water


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  17 comments  •  one week ago
By   Kaitlin Sullivan Gerald and Serene Buhrz were among the lucky ones. When they fled their home at 2:00 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2017, the   flames of the massive Tubb Fire   had already engulfed most of the Fountaingrove neighborhood on the north side of Santa Rosa, Calif. They returned to their devastated street eight hours later to find their two-story stucco home still standing. It was...
Jan 06 1:54am @2 So basically, unnatural things burning causes unnatural problems....
Lishon Ha Ra v. Lishon Tov (Bad versus Good Speech)

Lishon Ha Ra v. Lishon Tov (Bad versus Good Speech)


By: Enoch  •  51 comments  •  6 days ago
In the Talmudic Tractate - Erchin (15 b) it is written, "A person's tongue is more powerful than his sword. A sword can only kill someone who is nearby. A tongue can cause the death of someone who is far away".  That is as true today, maybe more so than when this was written. We read of those cyber stalked and cyber bullied who commit suicide due to idle and false gossip; nasty verbal...
Jan 06 1:44am @9.2 I understand what you are saying yet I have a different point of view. Over the years I have been called every name in the book. The way I see it, it has diminished their power. When one resorts...
Jan 06 12:50am @7.1.8 You and I may be on opposite ends of the political spectrum yet I can't help it, I kinda like you. @ Enoch, I will say as far as this site, there seems to be more interaction between different...
Jan 05 8:29pm @8 I have seen some very good discussions. I have also seen just back and forth with zero depth. I think it just kind of comes with the territory. Some people can let things roll of their shoulder...
NH Vietnamese Restaurant Removes Sign Because City Hall Is Concerned Its Word Play Name Is Offensive

NH Vietnamese Restaurant Removes Sign Because City Hall Is Concerned Its Word Play Name Is Offensive


Via: badfish hαηd ⊕ƒ †hε Ωuεεη  •  19 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Via   Daily Mail: A New Hampshire restaurant that’s preparing to open has removed a sign advertising its name over concerns that it sounded like profanity. The name of the Vietnamese restaurant in a public building next to City Hall in Keene is a play on a type of soup, which is spelled P-H-O, but is pronounced ‘fuh’ and the name of the location. City Manager Elizabeth Dragon...
Jan 05 10:52pm @2.1.6 The Supreme Court actually agreed to hear a case like this. "..."
A RETURN to "THE SCENE"? I Suppose I Will Never Know … but Choose to Believe it to be!

A RETURN to "THE SCENE"? I Suppose I Will Never Know … but Choose to Believe it to be!


By: A. Macarthur  •  13 comments  •  2 weeks ago
On May 4, 2016 at 12:10 PM … I took this photograph of a newborn White-tailed Deer fawn. Within the first thirty minutes of its life, it walked wobbly down the slope of its birthplace -- my back yard -- and nestled itself in an old washtub I saved from my father's house after he had passed on. © A. Mac/A.G. My back yard is at the edge of an area of forest that the...
Jan 05 9:03pm @5 Could remember I guess. Keep to its territory. Right next to the washtub. Great shot.
He lures alleged child predators and shames them on Facebook. Now one of his targets is dead.

He lures alleged child predators and shames them on Facebook. Now one of his targets is dead.


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  114 comments  •  one week ago
By   Brandy Zadrozny On a cool evening in October, Alain Malcolm, 20, walked into a vacant two-story colonial house in Bristol, Connecticut. Two members of a local internet vigilante group — who regularly try to expose and shame alleged child predators they entice online — were waiting for him. Malcolm was tall and handsome. The   oldest son of Jamaican immigrants , he wholly...
Jan 05 8:50pm @15.1.15 When I was young my sister ran inside one day and said a man was outside in a car rubbing himself. When I went outside her friend was still at the car talking to him. As I walked over to the car,...
Jan 03 3:31pm @7.3 We actually get like a postcard thing in the mail.
Jan 03 2:15pm @2.1.1 So is eminent domain, yet I still don't like it.
Jan 03 1:05am @2 I read about this earlier. The one I read had a different last name for Shane, it was Coyle. Said he was on MTV at one time. He himself has a criminal record for drugs and robbery. Now name has...
Old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dance video goes viral as supporters mock shaming attempt

Old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dance video goes viral as supporters mock shaming attempt


Via: Hal A. Lujah  •  332 comments  •  2 days ago
An unearthed video purportedly showing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, dancing in a college-era video was shared by conservative Twitter accounts Wednesday as an attempt to discredit the newly sworn-in progressive congresswoman. Instead, the clip went viral as messages of support were widely posted.  Calling Ocasio-Cortez a "clueless nitwit," an anonymous right-wing twitter...
Jan 05 8:44pm @9.1.40 Mine haven't gone up but several cities by me have. 34% millage and 14% school tax. Of course that is just city, as they are going bankrupt.
Jan 04 6:39pm @13 We are going to see the younger generations get into politics more and more. The old guard will not be around forever. We are only going to see more of this as the younger generations grew up in...
ACLU accuses Arizona high school of making students wear 'scarlet badge' of shame

ACLU accuses Arizona high school of making students wear 'scarlet badge' of shame


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  19 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   David K. Li The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing an Arizona high school of violating students' privacy rights and shaming them with a "scarlet badge" over grades. Students at Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, about 100 miles north of Phoenix, wear badges around their necks every day on campus — red-color IDs for freshmen and sophomores, and gray for juniors and...
Jan 05 7:36pm @9 So the justification is upperclassmen can leave campus? Seems to me that justification has been thrown out the window when some upperclassmen remain in the upper classes yet still get the red...
Elizabeth Warren’s ‘likability’? The US media has learned nothing from 2016

Elizabeth Warren’s ‘likability’? The US media has learned nothing from 2016


Via: Bob Nelson  •  14 comments  •  2 weeks ago
The countdown to the US 2020 election has only just begun, but it’s already starting to look like a hellish repeat of 2016. ‘The media is perpetuating the narrative that powerful women are unlikable.’ Elizabeth Warren in Boston on Wednesday. Elise Amendola/AP On Monday, senator Elizabeth Warren became the first major Democrat to announce her intention to run for...
Jan 05 6:45pm @5 I like her but I don't think she would ever win. Some media may talk about policy yet some media would paint her as a socialist, big government, taking away rights, taking away guns, against...
Marine Corps integrates male and female platoons during boot camp for the first time

Marine Corps integrates male and female platoons during boot camp for the first time


Via: 1stwarrior  •  24 comments  •  2 weeks ago
For the first time in its history, the Marine Corps will   integrate   female and male platoons during boot camp. Unlike the other services, the Marine Corps has not fully integrated women and men during recruit training. Instead, at Recruit Depot Parris Island in South Carolina, the first three battalions are all-male, while the fourth battalion is all-female. "On January 5,...
Jan 04 6:33pm @4 I don't see a problem really. If anything, I would think it would make it more equal.
‘Seinfeld’ Is The Latest TV Classic To Offend Millennials Over Jokes About ‘Soup Nazi,’ Same-Sex Relationships

‘Seinfeld’ Is The Latest TV Classic To Offend Millennials Over Jokes About ‘Soup Nazi,’ Same-Sex Relationships


Via: badfish hαηd ⊕ƒ †hε Ωuεεη  •  78 comments  •  2 weeks ago
“Seinfeld” might offend young people, not that there’s anything wrong with that. Millennial-focused website Bustle is taking heat for publishing a listicle that examines all the reasons why “Seinfeld” would be a little too edgy in the modern climate of policing everything that isn’t deemed politically correct. Comedian and author Tim Young told Fox News that the article is “ridiculous,”...
Jan 04 6:28pm @15 One article does not a movement make.
Trump fires back at impeachment frenzy, after Dem’s profanity-laced threat

Trump fires back at impeachment frenzy, after Dem’s profanity-laced threat


Via: JohnRussell  •  106 comments  •  one week ago
Fox News › Trump fires back at impeachment frenzy, after Dem’s profanity-laced threat Trump not giving a set timeline on the US exit from Syria is a 'move back in the right direction' for Sen. Mike Rounds President Trump fired back Friday at Democrats calling for his impeachment within moments of the 116th Congress convening, claiming he's...
Jan 04 6:17pm @11.2.2 My point was the article saying profanity laced, is trying to act like every other word was a cuss word, when that is not the truth. Only one cuss word was said. I don't cuss all the time yet it...
Jan 04 6:14pm @11.1.3 Oh please, spare me the faux indignation. The situation has a lot to do with it. So I say for now on, when ever trump tells a lie, people should should shout at him, You Lie. That would be every...
Jan 04 5:49pm @11.1.1 So you are saying that calling Obama a liar during a State Of The Union address is just fine, but a woman issuing a statement during her own speech is bad.
Jan 04 5:20pm @11 OMG...the sky is falling !!! This article tries to act like every other word was a cuss word, when that is not the case. Should expect no less from fox news. Twisting one cuss word into a...
New Documents Suggest The Steele Dossier Was A Deliberate Setup For Trump

New Documents Suggest The Steele Dossier Was A Deliberate Setup For Trump


Via: Vic Eldred  •  68 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
A trove of recently released documents sheds further light on the scope and logistics of the information operation designed to sabotage an American election. Players include the press, political operatives from both parties, and law enforcement and intelligence officials. Their instrument was the Steele dossier, first introduced to the American public two years ago. A collection of...
Jan 04 6:09pm @6 Uh, people can keep harping on this dossier yet even Comey said it was not the justification for investigation. "..." So harp on the dossier all you want, it was not what started the...
Once again, the New York Times misunderstands, mocks evangelical Christians

Once again, the New York Times misunderstands, mocks evangelical Christians


Via: Keep America Great!  •  111 comments  •  one week ago
Contrary to what "The Gray Lady" would have you believe, it's the radical left that is attacking democracy. Evangelicals, in fact, are trying to protect it. In a year-end op-ed piece for The New York Times , Katherine Stewart allegesthat, "The Christian nationalist movement today is authoritarian, paranoid and patriarchal at its core. They aren't fighting a culture war. They're making a...
Jan 04 4:52pm @8.1.1 That would be comical seeing them squirm around that one.
Jan 04 4:35pm @8 "..." Raising up? He came down...on a escalator. "..." So no matter what he does or says they will never waiver in their devotion. A devotion that is supposedly against their religion to...
Jan 04 4:21pm @6.1.5 Nothing stings more than getting down to the facts of the matter.
Tucker Carlson Blames Higher-Earning Women For 'Men In Decline'

Tucker Carlson Blames Higher-Earning Women For 'Men In Decline'


Via: Tessylo  •  16 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Tucker Carlson Blames Higher-Earning Women For 'Men In Decline'   Lee Moran, HuffPost   9 hours ago   Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday lamented about what his show's Fox News host  Tucker Carlson  on Wednesday lamented about what his show’s chyron described as “men in decline.” During one segment, he claimed there was “more drug and alcohol...
Jan 03 5:12pm @8.2 He contradicts himself several times. First saying he doesn't vote, then saying he does vote but only for mayor. Then he says he votes in that election because of his children, then says he votes...
Jan 03 3:03pm @5 Falling further down that rabbit hole. I think if he wants to be more manly, do something about that high squeaky voice. Almost sounds like his balls never dropped.
Customer Assaults McDonald's Employee Over Straw

Customer Assaults McDonald's Employee Over Straw


Via: Krishna  •  4 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Daniel Taylor was arrested at a McDonald’s in Saint Petersburg, Florida, on New Year’s Eve after reaching across a counter to assault an employee over an apparent issue with the chain’s straw policy.
Jan 03 5:03pm @2 Another reason to stay away from fast food. There was another one too. A guy shot several rounds through a drive through window at a taco bell because he didn't get enough taco sauce.
Netanyahu to Christians: 'Prophesies are being realized'

Netanyahu to Christians: 'Prophesies are being realized'


Via: Keep America Great!  •  114 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a Christmastime message to believers around the globe that prophesies from Scripture are coming true today as he shared his gratitude to Christians for their loyalty to Israel in the End Times. "We're united in a shared destiny,” Netanyahu expressed to Christians in a pre-recorded video message, according to CBN News . “I want to thank you...
Jan 03 4:55pm @5.2.7 I would say that was a great point. It is hard to keep a name straight when it is changed every week.
Trump Says Retired 4-Star Gen. Stanley McChrystal Has 'A Big, Dumb Mouth'

Trump Says Retired 4-Star Gen. Stanley McChrystal Has 'A Big, Dumb Mouth'


Via: Tessylo  •  30 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Politics Trump Says Retired 4-Star Gen. Stanley McChrystal Has 'A Big, Dumb Mouth'   David Moye, HuffPost   Tue, Jan 1 7:29 PM EST   The world's most powerful man has once again proved he has the world's The world’s most powerful man has once again proved he has the world’s thinnest skin. On Tuesday, President  Donald Trump...
Jan 03 3:26pm @5.1.1 Probably saving that for a rally.
Jan 03 3:25pm @4.1 Obama let him retire with full rank. Somehow I doubt trump would have done the same.
Jan 03 3:22pm @3.1.5 Talk about some on the right having a meltdown.
Dennis Prager: The Left Will Make 2019 A Dark Year

Dennis Prager: The Left Will Make 2019 A Dark Year


Via: Keep America Great!  •  93 comments  •  2 weeks ago
I rarely make predictions — whether of election results or anything else. My policy has always been to say what I believe should be done, not what will be done. I am making an exception with regard to America in 2019. 2019 will be a dark year in America. Democratic Party and the Media Thanks to the left's control of the House of Representatives and the news media, Americans...
Jan 03 3:12pm @9 Another opinion piece devoid of facts. The republicans never treated Obama bad...What of load of fucking shit right there. The rest of it is...Hillary !!   
The Divine Right of Democrats to Drool

The Divine Right of Democrats to Drool


Via: Keep America Great!  •  56 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Many longtime liberals find themselves bewildered at the continued antics of the Democrats at a time when they have a real, albeit small, window of opportunity to demonstrate that they have some acquaintance with the art of responsible governance. Thoughtful people like law professors Jonathan Turley and Alan Dershowitz, who understand that the nation’s polity will be far healthier if both...
Jan 03 2:58pm @7 "..." trump has done that on his own, yet somehow that is conveniently looked over by republicans. This so called article is nothing but a weak attempt at turning a blind eye on what the...
Jan 03 2:52pm @2.1.7 She tried to start her own coven. I knew it wouldn't work out well.
SHUTDOWN DAY 11: President Trump Is Not Falling For Nancy’s Shenanigans

SHUTDOWN DAY 11: President Trump Is Not Falling For Nancy’s Shenanigans


Via: Keep America Great!  •  134 comments  •  6 days ago
Did you people really think you could pull a fast one on President Donald Trump? Our president has been winning negotiations his entire life (read: “The Art of the Deal”). Did you, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, think he was going to back away from the Wall just because you introduce some pathetic bills that do not include Wall funding? President Trump got out ahead of the dirty...
Jan 03 1:31am @1.1.6 "..." And when did that happen?
Jan 02 6:43pm @8.1 "..." Yep, with some facts be damned. The republicans passed a bill to keep the government open. How sad is it that rush and a commentator on fox news can hold the government hostage. I also...
Jan 02 5:59pm @7 trump: I want a wall and I want it now. Melania: Now Donald, you know there needs to be money for it. trump: I don't care, just borrow it from some schmuck like we always do. Ivanka: Now daddy,...
Jan 02 5:47pm @1.1.4 "..." Seems to me then , the border is working.
What The Border Wall Really Is About

What The Border Wall Really Is About


By: tomwcraig  •  66 comments  •  2 weeks ago
As I tell people I am studying for a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology and right now, my class focus is on getting the Security+ certification from CompTIA.  One of the concepts we learn about in the prep and class geared for the Security+ exam is the concept "Defense-In-Depth".  What this means is that you have layers of security not only for your network, but for your location as...
Jan 02 11:53pm @2.1.23 "..." Every time I bring it up, this seems to be ignored by wall proponents. They all complain about how horrible it is on the border yet it seems that most of the land owners did not want this...
Jan 02 7:32pm @2.1.17 They also never bring up any eminent domain issues and the cost involved in all of that. "..." So now with a wall, the cost is just ever increasing. "..."
Netflix to idiots: Don’t hurt yourself doing ‘Bird Box’ challenge

Netflix to idiots: Don’t hurt yourself doing ‘Bird Box’ challenge


Via: JohnRussell  •  14 comments  •  2 weeks ago
MARKETWATCH › Netflix to idiots: Don’t hurt yourself doing ‘Bird Box’ challenge MIKE MURPHY JANUARY 02, 2019 Don’t row a boat blindfolded. Sandra Bullock is a trained professional. Don’t try this at home. That’s essentially the message Netflix Inc. sent to fans Wednesday, tweeting: “Can’t believe I have to say this, but: PLEASE DO NOT HURT...
Jan 02 11:33pm @4 People just need to keep the blindfolds where they belong. In the bedroom. 
W.Va. mom says her daughter was bullied after they balked at Bible classes in public school

W.Va. mom says her daughter was bullied after they balked at Bible classes in public school


Via: sandy-2021492  •  208 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
The chill set in not long after word got out that Elizabeth Deal’s little girl was not taking the Bible class at her West Virginia public grammar school. Her daughter, Jessica Roe, then a first-grader, felt it first. When her teacher and the pastor who ran that class realized they didn’t have a permission slip for Jessica Roe to attend, they placed her and another girl who wasn’t...
Jan 02 8:45pm @2 This shouldn't be a class in any school.
New laws, 2019: Vermont pays people $10K to move there, internet taxes, pet protection, more

New laws, 2019: Vermont pays people $10K to move there, internet taxes, pet protection, more


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  18 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   Pete Williams WASHINGTON — The new year brings a host of state laws that take effect Tuesday — including Vermont paying people to move there. The   state will give people up to $10,000 over two years   for those employed by out-of-state companies who are willing to work remotely from Vermont in a home office or cooperative work space. "We have a demographic problem in the...
Jan 02 6:59pm @4 Here one can but beer anywhere. At a gas station. Most wine has to still be a liquor store. In Louisiana wine can be at a grocery store. They usually have a whole section for it. Taxing internet...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the case for 18-year Supreme Court terms

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the case for 18-year Supreme Court terms


Via: Bob Nelson  •  72 comments  •  2 weeks ago
On November 7, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell , fracturing two ribs. X-rays to treat the broken ribs revealed two nodules on her lungs. On Friday, Ginsburg, who is 85, underwent surgery to remove the nodules, both of which proved cancerous upon post-operative testing. The surgery was successful, and doctors say there’s no evidence of further cancer on Ginsburg’s scans....
Jan 02 6:19pm @9.1.12 Almost sounds like the way it should be. A completely separate, independent governing body. One that would nominate their own. 
What are your New Years Day culinary traditions?

What are your New Years Day culinary traditions?


By: epistte  •  50 comments  •  2 weeks ago
I know that we have a wide variety of cultures and religions among News Talkers and I'm reasonably sure that we have many people who still observe culinary traditions on New Years Day.  Black-eyed peas are a common meal in the American south. I'm German and it's common to make roast pork and 'kraut on New Years....
Jan 02 5:29pm @11 Here the tradition is cabbage and black eyed peas.
Mitt Romney: The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short

Mitt Romney: The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short


Via: Krishna  •  110 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Mitt Romney, a Republican from Utah and the party’s 2012 nominee for president, will be sworn into the U.S. Senate on Thursday. By  Mitt Romney  January 1 at 8:00 PM The Trump presidency made a deep descent in December. The departures of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, the appointment of senior persons of...
Jan 02 5:21pm @14 Dull as dishwater Mitt, back again.  Some people just can never get enough of holding office. Have to go back again and again. I had to laugh, he was just on CNN saying that he will be the person...
Cleveland Clinic fires resident after online threat to give Jews 'wrong meds' surfaces

Cleveland Clinic fires resident after online threat to give Jews 'wrong meds' surfaces


Via: badfish hαηd ⊕ƒ †hε Ωuεεη  •  14 comments  •  2 weeks ago
A Cleveland hospital has fired a resident after anti-Semitic comments and threats to give the Jewish people “the wrong meds” surfaced on social media. Lara Kollab was identified as the fired employee behind the comments. She worked as a supervised resident at the Cleveland Clinic from July to September, Cleveland.com   reported . “She is no longer working at Cleveland Clinic. In no way...
Jan 02 5:05pm @7 Beyond the obvious, I had to look up the difference between an MD and a DO. Something I never thought of. Also, I don't know how I would feel about my practitioner looking like a Hooters girl. (I...