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Donald Trump Is Not Well

Donald Trump Is Not Well


Via: al Jizzerror  •  118 comments  •  19 hours ago
I seeded this article from The Atlantic because it confirms what many of us have been saying for years: Donald Trump is NOT well I am a 12th degree black belt in psychology so I know exactly what's wrong with The Donald: Trump is a tripolar paranoid megalomaniacal narcissist. Trump will plead insanity to the federal and state crimes he will be charged with....
Sep 17 9:49am @1.1.26 Trump Asshole Of The Year What year was that  ? (blue indicates years when Trump was asshole of the year) 1970  71  72  73  74  75  76  77  78  79  80 1981  82  83  84  85  86  87  88  89...
Sep 16 3:46pm @9.2.1 That, by the way, is the look on Melania's face about two seconds after he mentions their son. 
Sep 16 3:45pm @9.2
Sep 16 2:20pm @5.1 What happens when we get to the point where we have to ask, who's crazier, Trump or his followers?
Sep 16 2:14pm @1.1.9 You could apply that to a lot of people here. 
Former classmate reportedly told FBI of another Kavanaugh allegation

Former classmate reportedly told FBI of another Kavanaugh allegation


Via: JohnRussell  •  148 comments  •  10 minutes ago
Former classmate reportedly told FBI of another Kavanaugh allegation A former classmate of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh tried to tip off US senators and the FBI last year to another sexual misconduct allegation,   The New York Times reported   Saturday. The allegation was previously unreported, but came amid a rancorous confirmation battle last fall where Kavanaugh...
Sep 17 9:00am @18.1 Brett Kavanaugh was a drunk and a lout when he was young. Stop kidding yourself.  One of the senators asked him if he ever drank so much he couldnt remember the next day.  He said no, that had...
Sep 17 7:40am @14.1.18 Bugsy , I have never reported you. If you keep saying that I asked the moderators to bar you from commenting to me, which is not true, they will delete your comments. 
Sep 16 6:12pm @14.1.1 "..." prove it
Sep 16 3:08pm @14 How many of you have read the NYT article?  I did.  The article is an excerpt from a book that is coming out soon.  There are TWO elements to this article, that are in the book, that are new to...
Sep 16 1:39pm @1.4.2 "..." The accusation isnt about her remembering it. It is about someone else remembering it.  "..." I would assume the girl was too drunk to remember. 
Sep 16 10:09am @11.1 "..." LOL. So he likes "a little" someone who is a pathological, liar, cheat, crook, bigot , and moron. Unbelievable. John Ekdahl on Twitter: "Here is my current political ......
Sep 15 9:59pm @2.1.13 Trump is probably happy. If people talk about this they wont talk about what an idiot he is for a day or so. 
Sep 15 9:32pm @2.1.11 It's the first time he was confirmed for the Supreme Court.  The woman who accused him of ripping her clothes off specifically said she waited until he was nominated for the Supreme Court before...
Sep 15 3:39pm @1.5.1 "..."
Sep 15 3:39pm @1.5 "..." "..." "..." "..."
Sep 15 11:15am @2.1.5 "..." The FBI was given something like three DAYS to investigate the sex related allegations against Kavanaugh and did not interview all the pertinent witnesses.  Nice try though. 
Sep 15 11:06am @2.2.1 "..." A more accurate suspicion would be that the voters are tired of Donald Trump.  That never occurs to you though for some reason.  It now appears likely that Kavanaugh was rushed through the...
Sep 15 10:50am @2.1.1 Kavanaugh was a punk and a jerk and to an extent a predator as a teenager and college age.  We all have to just hope he has improved since then. 
Sep 15 10:46am @1.1.1 "..." as long as you like it
Sep 15 10:21am @2 NBC news is reporting via AM JOY  that there were over 20 potential witnesses to the story of Kavanaugh exposing himself at college parties that were not interviewed by the FBI.  There was a rush...
Sep 15 10:12am @1 A second account of Kavanaugh imposing his dick on someone at a party.  OK he was a drunk 19 year old.  Lets just stop acting like Kavanaugh was being framed during his confirmation hearings. He...
If you were invisible.

If you were invisible.


By: Kathleen  •  45 comments  •  2 days ago  •  LOCKED
If you were invisible for 2 hours, what would you do? Please be polite.  Thank you 😊 
Sep 16 4:20pm @6.3.9 [deleted]
Sep 16 3:18pm @6.3.4 [deleted]
Sep 16 3:16pm @6.2.1 One of the appeals of being invisible is that you could do something "naughty" without suffering consequences. Robbing a bank would be one, but I will change it to robbing someone who has made...
Sep 15 2:01pm @6 rob a bank, of course. 
Eight years of Trump’s tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., report says

Eight years of Trump’s tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., report says


Via: JohnRussell  •  13 comments  •  yesterday
Eight years of Trump’s tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan District Attorney , report says The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has issued a subpoena for eight years of President Donald Trump’s personal and corporate income tax returns, according to a new report. The New York Times said the subpoena from DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office, was issued last month to Trump’s...
Sep 16 3:59pm @1.3.1 "..." Is it Trump's birthday? 
Sep 16 3:26pm @1 Trump is a known crook and they need to investigate him as long as it takes to prove the truth. 
Civics Survey: 1 In 5 Americans Can’t Name Single Branch Of U.S. Government

Civics Survey: 1 In 5 Americans Can’t Name Single Branch Of U.S. Government


Via: JohnRussell  •  28 comments  •  16 hours ago
Civics Survey: 1 In 5 Americans Can’t Name Single Branch Of U.S. Government PHILADELPHIA —   Americans appear to be improving in their basic knowledge of the federal government, an annual survey shows. Yet despite the progress, one in five adults still can’t name even one of the three branches of government. The annual Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey, a study conducted by...
Sep 16 3:57pm @1 Less than half of Americans (39%) can name all three branches of the U.S. government.  Thats pitiful.  "..." Another sad truth. Almost half the country is functionally ignorant of the...
A fresh assassination of Brett Kavanaugh’s character

A fresh assassination of Brett Kavanaugh’s character


Via: Vic Eldred  •  68 comments  •  yesterday  •  LOCKED
I guess that  The New York Times   didn’t get the memo. Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court last fall. He is sitting there (officially, I mean) right now, as I write. Despite the most disgusting, ad hominem, evidence-free effort at character assassination of a Supreme Court nominee in history, the combined forces of   The New York Times  and other...
Sep 16 2:35pm @6.4.6 Kavanaugh was a self admitted drunk during his high school and college years. It's likely some or all of the accusations against him are true. 
Sep 16 1:31pm @6.4.1 After right wingers, tea party jerkoffs, and plain old racists tried to de-legitimize the first non-white president of the United States with years of "birther" nonsense, I really dont give a...
Sep 16 9:16am @4.1.2 Kavanaugh was a punk when he was in high school and college. There is too much anecdotal evidence.  They wont be able to impeach him for this though.  McConnell would demand DNA evidence. 
Trump news - live: President’s approval rating slides further, amid scaremongering about migrants and hurricane victims in wild rally speech

Trump news - live: President’s approval rating slides further, amid scaremongering about migrants and hurricane victims in wild rally speech


Via: Tessylo  •  71 comments  •  23 hours ago
Politics Trump news - live: President’s approval rating slides further, amid scaremongering about migrants and hurricane victims in wild rally speech   Joe Sommerlad, The Independent   1 hour 53 minutes ago   Donald Trump 's approval rating has fallen to 38 per cent, down six points on his July career-best according to a new ABC News/...
Sep 16 2:22pm @9.1.7 Trump is a KNOWN liar, crook, bigot and moron. Why do you defend him and support him? 
Sep 16 2:22pm @9.1.6 I pay more attention to the ten polls than the one. 
Sep 16 1:40pm @9.1.3 So we should pay more attention to the one poll which shows him higher, than to the ten that show him lower?   lol
Sep 11 12:30pm @4.1.10 "..." We, the resistance, need to understand that we are in a form of "war". Trump cannot be "normalized".  It means we have to keep mentioning the obvious, but that is the task we have been...
Sep 11 12:27pm @4.1.8 No one in their right mind would love Donald Trump.  He is beyond any doubt, a crook, a narcissist, a con man, a pathological liar, a bigot and a misogynist.  People are supposed to "love" this?...
Trump Suggests That Congress Investigate Obama’s ‘Ridiculous Netflix Deal’

Trump Suggests That Congress Investigate Obama’s ‘Ridiculous Netflix Deal’


Via: Tessylo  •  78 comments  •  44 minutes ago
Politics Trump Suggests That Congress Investigate Obama’s ‘Ridiculous Netflix Deal’   Lindsey Ellefson, The Wrap   1 hour 12 minutes ago   President Donald Trump on Monday suggested that the House Judiciary Committee should redirect its efforts from questions about his own business operations and potential...
Sep 16 12:47pm @1.2.13 "..." Yes he is, he's also a pathological liar, crook, bigot and moron. 
Sep 16 12:44pm @1.2.10 Donald Trump participated in a tax fraud scheme with his parents and siblings over a course of many years. The New York Times laid it out in complete detail last fall.  We also know that Trump...
Ric Ocasek, From 80's New Wave Band The Cars Has Died

Ric Ocasek, From 80's New Wave Band The Cars Has Died


Via: JohnRussell  •  23 comments  •  22 hours ago
(CNN)Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the new wave rock band The Cars, died Sunday in New York City, police said. He was 75. The New York Police Department received a call around 4 p.m. "for an unconscious male" at a townhouse on East 19th Street, the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information told CNN. Ocasek, whose identity was confirmed by police, was pronounced dead...
Sep 16 9:11am @3.2 "..." . "..." "..." I guess it depends on what you want to call a wide audience. 
Sep 16 9:09am @3.1 Vic, I was not a new waver. I have often posted obit type articles when celebrities die.  I do like the two songs I posted videos for here though. 
Sep 16 12:17am @1.1 Ocasek married  Paulina Porizkova. the model in this iconic video. 
Sep 16 12:10am @2
Sep 16 12:09am @1 RIP. LIked their music a lot.  Ocasek did not sing lead on Drive , but he did write the song. 
DONALD TRUMP JR.    ---      BIDEN SHOULD WITHDRAW ... He's A Gaffe Machine

DONALD TRUMP JR. --- BIDEN SHOULD WITHDRAW ... He's A Gaffe Machine


Via: JohnRussell  •  7 comments  •  2 days ago
Donald Trump Jr.  says it's time for  Joe Biden  to hang it up and withdraw from the 2020 Presidential Race. We got 45's son Friday in NYC, and he honed in on Biden's gaffes, saying if his dad said the things Biden has said, he'd be torn apart. DTJ may have forgotten, his father's forgotten the words to "God Bless America." And then, there's referring to 9/11 as 7-Eleven. And,...
Sep 15 11:14pm @3.1 Who's the real gaffe machine Sister? 
Sep 15 11:00pm @1 He's almost as stupid as his old man. Liar too. 
Think you don't like country music? Ken Burns' new PBS opus will play your heart like a fiddle

Think you don't like country music? Ken Burns' new PBS opus will play your heart like a fiddle


Via: JohnRussell  •  21 comments  •  2 days ago
Think you don't like country music? Ken Burns' new PBS opus will play your heart like a fiddle Burns' latest epic documentary may not go deep as some would like. But it feels welcoming to the country-averse MELANIE MCFARLAND SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 11:00PM (UTC) Amusic documentary’s success is not reliant on its ability to persuade or convert those unfamiliar with a subject...
Sep 15 10:44pm @1.1.1 STREETS OF LAREDO - Tex Ritter
Sep 15 10:26pm @6.3 https://thenewstalkers.com/john-russell/audio/223/theres-always-me-ray-price
Sep 15 10:22pm @6.2 "..." I'll see if I can put it on a Newstalkers audio
Sep 15 10:15pm @6.1 "There's Always Me" is a 1961 song by Elvis Presley originally on the album Something for Everybody. The song was also released as a single in 1967. Country music icons Jim Reeves, Eddy Arnold,...
Sep 15 10:13pm @2.1.1 When Irish singers come to work in the United States they often add country music songs to their repertoire. 
Sep 15 10:09pm @5 Usually considered one of the greatest country songs I WALK THE LINE - Johnny Cash
Sep 15 9:49pm @4.1 The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley . Some might not see it as a country song, but it is and was on the country music charts for many weeks.  Another country ballad  There's Always Me -Ray Price
Sep 15 9:23pm @3 One of my favorite country songs
Sep 15 9:18pm @2 The younger generations of my extended family , my nieces and nephews and their children (the older of which are teenagers now) all like country music. This is a little unusual because they live in...
Sep 15 9:10pm @1 Although I have the show on right now and intend to watch some of the 16 hours, I really seeded this more to talk about the review of the show that is the seed.  I am going to surprise some of...
Will Chicago Be the Largest U.S. City to Declare Bankruptcy?

Will Chicago Be the Largest U.S. City to Declare Bankruptcy?


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  21 comments  •  3 days ago
The city of Chicago is in dire fiscal and financial straits with an almost billion dollar budget deficit, bonds rated at junk status or below, numerous extremely costly legal judgments, a shrinking tax base, and unfunded public pension liabilities to the tune of an astonishing $42 billion. Other than that, it's a great place to live. The state of Illinois has its own financial troubles,...
Sep 15 1:25pm @2.2.1 Chicago has the seventh largest economy of all the cities in the world. It is not going to go bankrupt or disappear.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_by_GDP City/Metropolitan area...
Sep 15 11:45am @3.1.1 "..." The writer of any article has a specific point of view.  There is no actual talk of Chicago declaring bankruptcy. 
Sep 15 11:33am @3 Richard Porter wrote the Real Clear Politics article quoted in the seed as its basis.  LOL.  "..."
Sep 15 11:26am @2 You are sinking more and more into the depths of right wing media bs.  Watch out or you will soon be down to the level of a couple others here who I wont mention by name. Illinois recently...
'Liberty State' Secessionists Peddle Their Christian Separatist Vision To Voters

'Liberty State' Secessionists Peddle Their Christian Separatist Vision To Voters


Via: JohnRussell  •  55 comments  •  21 hours ago
The people promoting the creation of a “Christianity-based” 51st state carved out of what is currently eastern Washington have begun moving beyond just talking about it and planning for it. Now they are promoting it to the voters they need to convince to secede from Washington state—talking to local reporters, setting up booths at county fairs, and adamantly denying their extremism....
Sep 14 10:26pm @2.1 You're not getting a state.   Feel free though,  to build an ark and light out for a deserted island somewhere. 
Sep 14 9:56pm @1 I have an idea of how they can fulfill their destiny
Why on Earth Did an Ad Showing AOC’s Face Burning Air During the Debate?

Why on Earth Did an Ad Showing AOC’s Face Burning Air During the Debate?


Via: JohnRussell  •  75 comments  •  2 days ago
Why on Earth Did an Ad Showing AOC’s Face Burning Air During the Debate? By   Sarah Jones Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images Midway through Thursday night’s Democratic debate on ABC, the channel aired a startling ad from a Republican political action committee. The ad, purchased by the New Faces PAC, starts out with a with a still...
Sep 14 8:36pm @3.1.29 "..." The NYT article is thousands of words and takes well over a half hour to read. And you think it is just a "list of accusations". LOL.  NT is suffering with all the right wing bullshit we...
Sep 14 5:06pm @3.1.26 The article proves Trump and his father and mother were crooks.  The statute of limitations will prevent prosecution now. 
Sep 14 2:54pm @1.4.2 http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/democratic-socialist-countries/
Sep 14 2:18pm @1.4.1 which of these countries have killed millions of people Of these nations, the countries that have a socialist party that serves as a governing party are: Armenia Bolivia Ecuador Iceland...
Sep 14 9:23am @3.1.24 [Deleted]
Sep 14 8:04am @7.2.2 "..." [Deleted] As if he wouldnt be all these things if liberals didnt "hate" him.  Ed, if I didnt exist Trump would still be all those things, and you know it.  Why do you accept him as...
Sep 14 7:56am @3.1.23 "..." [Deleted] I , and many others on this site and elsewhere have proven that Trump is a crook, liar, bigot , and moron many times over.  One example "..." The link is to the New York...
Sep 14 12:42am @7 Just listened to an audio of Chris Cuomo interview with Elizabeth Heng.  She sounds poorly informed and simplistic.  She talks about socialism like a sixth grader. 
Sep 13 6:47pm @3.1.8 I am pretty sure I have never posted or agreed with a meme showing Trump as Hitler.  He is more like something we would see in an American political satire movie about a con man who is a liar,...
Sep 13 6:14pm @3.1.5 So if I post some stuff on this forum right now about Trump being a murderer, Hitler , or whatever, it will be fine with you, because "who cares?"  Right?  Is that a promise? 
Sep 13 5:58pm @5.1 "..." Ask me if I care.
Sep 13 5:54pm @3.1.2 The only thing I accuse Trump of is being a crook, liar, bigot and moron. All of those descriptions are provable.  I dont think he is a mass murderer. 
Sep 13 5:46pm @1.2.1 "..." Get used to what? Incomprenhesible sentences?  I already am. 
Sep 13 5:44pm @4.1 I would never say Trump directed the shooting at El Paso, he just set the stage for it. 
Sep 13 5:42pm @3.1 Setting your political opponents face on fire and accusing her of supporting mass murder are "ordinary" to you.  You have an extremely high tolerance for anything from the right. It's always "who...
Sep 13 5:27pm @2 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ✔@AOC Republicans are running TV ads setting pictures of me on fire to convince people they aren’t racist.Life is weird!...
Sep 13 5:26pm @1 The bitch in the ad sounds a lot more violent than Alexandria Cortez ever has. 
Liberals Target Trump Supporters Businesses in Midwestern City to Get Them Shut Down

Liberals Target Trump Supporters Businesses in Midwestern City to Get Them Shut Down


Via: Heartland American  •  98 comments  •  21 hours ago
It’s getting crazy. We’ve seen the cycle of rhetorical escalation for years. It felt like it was coming to a head in 2016. Now, we know that we were only seeing the beginning. This year, the left has accused innocent kids of being evil racists, fabricated countless hate crimes to push a false narrative, and pushed the entire Democratic platform off the edge of insane leftist policy. If you...
Sep 14 6:20pm @2.1.22 No one in the history of this forum has posted as much fake news as you have.
Sep 14 4:53pm @2.1.7 They are posting nutjob articles and links. Then we cant say anything to them without having it censored. 
Sep 14 4:49pm @3.2.1 [delete] 
Sep 14 4:39pm @2.1.5 "..." The seeded article doesnt even have a name attached to it at the source.  And the article linked to in the first comment is by Todd Starnes, a known far right nut case from Fox News Radio....
Why It’s Unlikely the McCabe Grand Jury Voted against Indictment

Why It’s Unlikely the McCabe Grand Jury Voted against Indictment


Via: Vic Eldred  •  8 comments  •  3 days ago  •  LOCKED
I n coverage of the Andrew McCabe investigation, there seems to be a lot of adding two plus two and coming up with five. The   New York Times   and   Washington Post   have   reported   that a grand jury met on Thursday in connection with a probe involving McCabe, the FBI’s former deputy director. As I write this column on Friday evening, no indictment has been returned against...
Sep 14 4:29pm @2 I read most of the article. Nothing compelling in there. 
Trump's Best Moments

Trump's Best Moments


By: Eat The Press Do Not Read It  •  145 comments  •  14 hours ago
"Donald's" BE BEST moments: 1.  "WINDMILLS Cause Cancer!" 2.  "Why Don't We NUKE HURRICANES?" 3.  "I Believe PUTIN!"  4.  "I Am The CHOSEN ONE!"  5.  "I Kown More Than The GENERALS!" 6.  "Epstein is a FUN guy." 7.  "Thought & Prayers." 8.  "FAKE NEWS!" 9.  "Bolton might as well be a DEMOCRAT!" 10. "Grab Them By The PUSSY." What are your favorites Trump "Be Best" moments?...
Sep 14 3:44pm @4.3.2 "..." Oh please. Do you have any idea what you sound like? 
Man who Trump called 'my African American' quits GOP

Man who Trump called 'my African American' quits GOP


Via: JohnRussell  •  19 comments  •  4 days ago
Man who Trump called 'my African American' quits GOP A  man who President Trump once singled out in a rally as "my African American" says he is leaving the Republican Party due to lack of diversity, "whites not seeing racism" and Trump's name-calling, and will run for Congress as an independent in 2020. “President Trump is a rich guy who is mired in white...
Sep 14 2:08pm @4.2.2 Everyone with an IQ over room temperature knows Trump cannot be defended in any rational way, on his own merits. All they can do is try to drag down Trump's opponents to his level . 
Sep 13 10:34pm @3.1.9 "..." Support and excuses for Trump have been ridiculous since he told the Today Show his detectives in Hawaii were finding out amazing things about Obama's birth certificate. That was eight and...
Sep 13 10:29pm @4.2 "..." You don't get it.   "Trump's African American" is either a great guy who realized that Trump is no good, or a loser who Trump proclaimed as a "great guy".  Trump looks like a fool either...
Sep 13 7:31pm @3.1.4 BF is scrolling through his Hillary videos as we speak. 
Sep 13 7:29pm @2.1 I guess this man is coming off you -know-who's Christmas card list. 
Sep 13 7:28pm @3.1.2 I know it's embarrassing to watch the jackass shout out "look at my "African American" We have sympathy for you in this situation. 
Sep 13 7:18pm @3.1 Sorry, THIS article is too funny.  What a fool Trump is. 
Sep 13 7:10pm @1 Gotta be my favorite news item of the week. 
Democrats Finally Fly Their Gun-Control Fascist Freak Flag in the Open

Democrats Finally Fly Their Gun-Control Fascist Freak Flag in the Open


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  187 comments  •  7 hours ago
In all of the decades that the modern version of the contentious debate in America over guns, freedom, and the Second Amendment has been going on, the gun-control advocates have repeatedly assured gun owners of one thing: they don't want to take our guns away from us. My, what a difference one presidential primary full of unabashed Democratic statists makes. After years of being told...
Sep 14 1:13pm @1.1.10 Background checks might stop a few random shootings, but by no means all or even most.   We have to go farther than that. 
Sep 14 12:07pm @1.1.2 Confiscation is a non starter.  With millions of Ar-15's in the public, confiscation would require house to house searches, and there is no way that will happen in the US.  It may be though that a...
Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days behind bars for her role in the college admissions scandal.

Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days behind bars for her role in the college admissions scandal.


Via: JohnRussell  •  22 comments  •  4 days ago
Felicity Huffman Gets 14 Days in College Admissions Scam Felicity Huffman   was sentenced to 14 days behind bars for her role in the   college admissions scandal . The   Desperate Housewives   actress, 56, faced a judge on Friday afternoon in a federal courtroom in Boston. In addition to the 14 days incarceration, the judge fined her $30,000 and...
Sep 14 12:51pm @4 Crystal Mason Reacts To Felicity Huffman’s 14-Day Prison Sentence Mason faces five years in prison for casting a provisional ballot in the 2016 election. Mason was convicted of illegal voting...
Sep 13 5:52pm @1.4.1 If there was a bottomless list of accepted applicants to these colleges you would have a slight point, but there isnt.  She paid someone to cheat for her on a competitive test that determines who...
Sep 13 4:22pm @2 I think 90 days is the shortest "serious" sentence. 2 weeks in a minimum security prison is the blink of an eye. She'll probably spend it writing a magazine article about her ordeal.
Sep 13 4:03pm @1 If you are wealthy and "famous" you get 14 days.  Poor kid steals a candy bar in some places and gets the book thrown at him.  I would think at least 90 days in jail and 2 years probation should...
New "SNL" cast member Shane Gillis exposed in videos using racist and homophobic slurs

New "SNL" cast member Shane Gillis exposed in videos using racist and homophobic slurs


Via: JohnRussell  •  18 comments  •  4 days ago
New "SNL" cast member Shane Gillis exposed in videos using racist and homophobic slurs BY SOPHIE LEWISSEPTEMBER 13, 2019 / 2:13 PM / CBS NEWS Shortly after comedian Shane Gillis was named one of the newest cast members of "Saturday Night Live," videos showing him making racist, sexist and homophobic remarks immediately went viral. Now, Gillis is attempting to...
Sep 14 11:38am @7.1 News to me. I have no objection to you commenting on my seeds. 
Sep 14 11:26am @6.1 On the two or three videos that I looked at Shane Gillis and his partner on the show repeatedly belittle and denigrate Chinese American culture, in very specific ways.  There is no doubt it is...
Sep 14 11:18am @5.1.3 I dont think they are going to keep someone who made "comic" videos containing  racist comments on Saturday Night live, but I could be wrong.  In 1961 Mickey Rooney was presented as a buck toothed...
Sep 14 11:04am @5.1 I believe in freedom of speech and comedians can be racist if they want to. If they attract an audience to it, fine, although I would call that reprehensible.  Where is he guaranteed a job on a...
Sep 14 10:02am @4.1 "..." Do you have anything to say that is on topic? 
Sep 14 9:39am @3 John Ziegler @Zigmanfreud · 21h Replying to @sasimons Just be be clear, if we continue to vet young comedians breaking into the mainstream more rigorously for...
Sep 14 9:16am @2 Cindy Pika Chu ✔@iamcindychu If you’re a comic & you think calling Chinese ppl chinks is funny, you’re a hack AND a racist. Oh, & you’re going to make...
Sep 14 9:11am @1 I listened to a little of a couple of these podcasts, and my guess would be that he is going to lose his job with SNL. 
Israel. The Dreyfus of our time.

Israel. The Dreyfus of our time.


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  23 comments  •  2 days ago
Israel. The Dreyfus of our time Despite lip service offered by senior French officials, Jew hatred still runs rampant in France as it did during the Dreyfus Affair. The similarity is striking. By Barry Shaw, Israel National News, September 10 2019 The Venice Film Festival awarded their Grand Jury Prize for best movie to Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy.’ The film...
Sep 14 8:57am @4 The truth is that most people, the vast majority, dont know anything about Alfred Dreyfus. I know a little about it but I would have to go to an article or book about it to refresh my memory in...
NYT Breaking News - Trump Administration Threatened NOAA Officials If they didnt support Trump on hurricane path

NYT Breaking News - Trump Administration Threatened NOAA Officials If they didnt support Trump on hurricane path


By: JohnRussell  •  172 comments  •  51 minutes ago
NBC News is reporting that the New York Times has learned that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a threat about firings to officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the parent agency of the National Hurricane Center, if they didnt defend President* Trump on his assertion on Sep 1.  that the hurricane Dorian could effect Alabama.  Details later. 
Sep 14 8:14am @7.1.21 "..." Trump Pardon Promise over Wall Is 'Lawless': Experts | Law ... https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/impeachable-bribery-experts-blast-trumps-reported... Aug 28, 2019 · The report...
Sep 09 8:49pm @7.4.12 You will notice that there isnt a single right wing comment on this thread that disputes the accuracy of the NYT report.  They just dont care.  That is their answer for everything sour in...
Sep 09 8:47pm @8.1 yes we'd all be better off having you stick a wet finger in the wind and telling us what the weather will be. 
Sep 09 8:44pm @7.4.11 at least they both have their eyes closed
Sep 09 5:21pm @2.1.1 "..." We know that, which is why he should have been more careful, and then, after the mistake was made, he should have just let it go
Sep 09 4:15pm @3 "..." The Trump administration committed a form of blackmail or extortion against a government agency.  Add this to the long list of impeachable offenses. 
Sep 09 4:10pm @2 "..."
Sep 09 4:06pm @1 Report: Wilbur Ross Threatened To Fire NOAA Employees After Birmingham Statement Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross called acting NOAA Administrator Neil Jacobs from Greece to threaten him and top...
Castro on feisty Biden exchange: 'I wasn't taking a shot at his age'

Castro on feisty Biden exchange: 'I wasn't taking a shot at his age'


Via: It Is ME  •  71 comments  •  2 days ago
White House hopeful Julián Castro defended his attack on Joe Biden in the latest Democratic debate, insisting he was not targeting the former vice president's age during a feisty exchange on health care.
Sep 13 3:54pm @6.1.1 Where do you think he's going? 
Sep 13 3:02pm @6 Castro is in a desperate position. His campaign never took off. He's a young enough guy to come back in 4 , 8, or 12 years. 20 even. 
US attorney recommends proceeding with charges against McCabe, as DOJ rejects last-ditch appeal

US attorney recommends proceeding with charges against McCabe, as DOJ rejects last-ditch appeal


Via: Vic Eldred  •  45 comments  •  4 days ago  •  LOCKED
U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu has recommended moving forward with charges against   CNN contributor   Andrew McCabe , Fox News has learned, as the Justice Department rejects a last-ditch appeal from the former top FBI official. McCabe -- the former deputy and acting director of the FBI -- appealed the decision of the U.S. attorney for Washington all the way up to Jeffrey Rosen, the deputy...
Sep 13 3:29pm @3.1.20 "..." Trump is a dishonest, corrupt, moron. Why on earth would anyone believe he should be president of the United States?  It is absurd.  He will go down, easily, as the worst president we have...
Sep 13 12:49pm @3.1.17 "..." Is that the length of time it will take them to twist the grand jury's arm?   I thought this was a slam dunk case.  Face it Vic, Trump's big mouth blew any chance they had of convicting...
Sep 13 12:38pm @3.1.13 McCabes lawyers have sent correspondence to the prosecutor asking if the grand jury voted not to indict.  JBB was essentially correct.  According to the letter from McCabe's lawyers, there were...
Sep 12 7:47pm @3.1.1 It kind of looks like a rigged game.  McCabe wont be convicted but Trump will have something to distract the country from his own crimes. 
Sep 12 7:20pm @5.1 McCabe's offense has nothing to do with "Russia", but I agree if he has done something that broke a law that other people under similar circumstances would be prosecuted for, and they have a good...
Sep 12 7:01pm @4.1 As always, Trump is demanding some new news to take the spotlight off his own constant fucking up. 
Sep 12 7:00pm @4 "..."
Sep 12 6:47pm @3 "..."
Trump struggles to say Mike Pence's name and blames energy efficient light bulbs for making him 'look orange' during bizarre speech

Trump struggles to say Mike Pence's name and blames energy efficient light bulbs for making him 'look orange' during bizarre speech


Via: Tessylo  •  67 comments  •  2 days ago
Politics Trump struggles to say Mike Pence's name and blames energy efficient light bulbs for making him 'look orange' during bizarre speech   Chris Baynes, The Independent   1 hour 58 minutes ago   Donald Trump   inadvertently renamed his vice-president by mispronouncing   Mike Pence ’s name during a speech. The US president referred...
Sep 13 2:44pm @9.1.25 "..." Liberals or leftists are responsible for companies moving to cheap labor countries?  Oh yeah, they demanded a minimum wage.  Maybe if we still had 10 year olds working in factories the...
Sep 13 2:25pm @9.1.19 Yes, but....but.... a black guy knelt for the national anthem.  Hillary Clinton wouldnt release the transcripts of her speeches to Goldman-Sachs Leftists want to raise taxes on billionaires....
Sep 13 2:04pm @9.1.13 "..." such as? 
Ivanka Trump: My Moral Compass Comes From My Father

Ivanka Trump: My Moral Compass Comes From My Father


Via: JohnRussell  •  14 comments  •  5 days ago
White House senior advisor and first-daughter  Ivanka Trump  reportedly told GOP donors at a Jackson Hole, Wyoming fundraiser that she learned her moral outlook from her father. President   Donald Trump’s  eldest daughter made the comments at a ski resort in mid-August while speaking before 120 top Republican operatives and benefactors, according to a Friday   report   from...
Sep 13 1:21pm @7.1 Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Close to Being Charged With Felony Fraud New York prosecutors were preparing a case. Then the D.A. overruled his staff after a visit from a top donor: Trump...
Sep 13 1:18pm @7 TRUMP, INC. Here Are the Trump Projects Where Ivanka and Her Dad Misled Buyers Read the Trumps’ false statements — and what the actual facts were.
Sep 13 11:55am @1 Ivanka's just as crooked as her dad. Stop pretending otherwise. If there's any particular message to be had in this new piece, it's the extent to which the much-heralded Ivanka has been in on...
Is McCabe Being Indicted Or Not?

Is McCabe Being Indicted Or Not?


By: JohnRussell  •  38 comments  •  4 days ago
https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/status/1172534641552699392/photo/1
Sep 13 12:55pm @3.1.1 I really think that all this can be blamed on right wing media and right wing social media.   They get their audience worked up to a frenzy.  Now they think that Michael Flynn will get off because...
Sep 13 12:21pm @3 "..."
Sep 13 12:13pm @1.1.1 If the grand jury doesnt vote an indictment there wont be any. What is taking three days? They heard all the evidence months ago. 
Sep 13 12:11pm @2 Trump has called for McCabes imprisonment dozens of times.   I would think that he hopelessly tainted any possible case against McCabe. 
Sep 13 12:06pm @1 The grand jury has been called back since Tuesday with no indictment.  Speculation is it is not a winnable case. 
State Dept. Inspector General Set to Recommend Discipline for Trump’s Top Iran Hand

State Dept. Inspector General Set to Recommend Discipline for Trump’s Top Iran Hand


Via: JohnRussell  •  2 comments  •  5 days ago
The State Department is preparing to recommend that the Trump administration’s top representative for Iran policy receive disciplinary action for his role in politically motivated firings of employees at the department, according to two government sources involved in carrying out the investigation.  The department’s inspector general has been investigating Brian Hook and other State...
Sep 13 12:34pm @1 What else is new? 
Hillary Clinton gets brutally mocked for reading printouts of her own emails at art exhibit

Hillary Clinton gets brutally mocked for reading printouts of her own emails at art exhibit


Via: KDMichigan  •  81 comments  •  5 days ago
Many on social media had some fun at the expense of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after pictures emerged from her visit to an art exhibit in Venice, Italy, inspired by her tenure in office. The exhibit at the Despar Teatro Italia, titled “HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails," displays a replica of the Oval Office's Resolute Desk and over 60,000 pages of Clinton's emails....
Sep 12 3:54pm @4.4.3 It's sad to see your creativity has dried up so much. 
Sep 12 3:41pm @4.4.1 "..." Yet you appear to be worried about it and giver her attention. 
Sep 12 12:28pm @4.1.13 "..." How else would you get accurate information? 
Sep 12 12:19pm @8 I make memes and funny photos occasionally [Deleted] ---- but I dont do it about people who havent been in the news for three years. 
Sep 12 11:53am @4.1.5 Hillary Clinton hasnt been a major news story for almost three years.  The right obsesses about her to avoid the reality about their president*. 
Sep 12 11:42am @4.1.1 She tweeted the photo of her looking at the emails herself.  Hardly sounds like she is embarrassed about it.  What is exactly the point of this seed anyway? 
Sep 12 11:37am @6 This doesnt seem like much of a story.  She played along with an art exhibit and showed good humor.  Some members here will do anything to avoid facing the reality about Trump.  Including post...
Sep 12 11:28am @4 During an interview with Italian news outlet TGR Veneto outside of the theater, Clinton slammed the controversy surrounding her emails as unnecessary. "It was and is still one of the...
Judiciary Panel Advances Impeachment Inquiry of Trump as Doubts Linger

Judiciary Panel Advances Impeachment Inquiry of Trump as Doubts Linger


Via: JohnRussell  •  55 comments  •  5 days ago
The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday in favor of a new resolution formalizing the impeachment inquiry and further intensifying its investigation into President Trump amid a growing chorus of Democrats to hold the president accountable for his actions. The vote fell along party lines 24-17.  While mostly technical, the committee's vote also moves to install new procedures for its...
Sep 12 1:20pm @1.4.11 The judge will let us know what happened. I read he was having trouble keeping himself from laughing the other day.  Flynn's lawyer has appeared many times on Fox News, particularly Lou Dobbs (who...
Sep 12 1:17pm @1.4.10 Here is a tweet by @prayingmedic  , one of the QAnon nuts Sidney Powell attempted to promote Pinned Tweet Praying Medic...
Sep 12 1:11pm @1.4.8 This is a tweet by Sidney Powell that promotes a Q conspiracy theory. 
Sep 12 12:57pm @1.4.7 "..." "..."
Sep 12 12:21pm @1.4.4 You read too many conspiracy theories. 
Sep 12 11:55am @1.2.1 "..." A dead horse? This is a major national news story from THIS MORNING.  Just stop 1st. Whatever you are trying to do isnt working. 
Sep 12 11:16am @1 He's going to be impeached because they are going to find that he committed impeachable offenses.  I actually believe this will increase the Democratic turnout in the election next year.  I don't...
Marianne Williamson Caught on Hot Mic: ‘Fox News Is Nicer to Me Than the Lefties’

Marianne Williamson Caught on Hot Mic: ‘Fox News Is Nicer to Me Than the Lefties’


Via: Tessylo  •  17 comments  •  5 days ago
The Wrap Marianne Williamson Caught on Hot Mic: ‘Fox News Is Nicer to Me Than the Lefties’   Lindsey Ellefson, The Wrap   21 minutes ago   Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson became the latest public figure to experience a hot mic gaffe during an appearance on Eric Bolling’s Sinclair show last week when she told an aide, “Fox News is...
Sep 12 11:51am @4.1.1 She's a new age guru. Self help and "spirituality".  I was actually was afraid she would be much kookier in the debates and in interviews than she has turned out to be.  I'll put it like this, if...
Sep 12 10:59am @4 I like Marianne Williamson. I dont think she's as crazy as people say. Eccentric? yeah.  She has made some good points and has brought something to the campaign.  She's not going to be president...
Trump Names New National Security Advisor

Trump Names New National Security Advisor


By: al Jizzerror  •  73 comments  •  3 days ago
I'm glad to see Bolton go.  He has always been a gigantic asshole.  He has always been the biggest hawk on Fox News.  The bastard always advocates war - unless he might have to fight himself. Bolton was a supporter of the Vietnam War, but purposely avoided military service in Vietnam. During the 1969 Vietnam War draft lottery , Bolton drew number 185. (Draft numbers were assigned by...
Sep 11 11:21pm @6 TRUMP DISCUSSES PLAN OF ACTION WITH HIS NEW NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR
Sep 11 10:57pm @4.1 Bolton's probably too much of a square to know much good dirt on Trump. 
Sep 11 10:44pm @3 I've seen that guy before . His name is P. Yankoff.   In one of his many disguises he spent an intimate night with Trump during the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow. 
WONKETTE : ​What's Better Than Trump's Worst Poll Ever? TWO Trump's Worst Polls Evers!

WONKETTE : ​What's Better Than Trump's Worst Poll Ever? TWO Trump's Worst Polls Evers!


Via: JohnRussell  •  19 comments  •  5 days ago
​What's Better Than Trump's Worst Poll Ever? TWO Trump's Worst Polls Evers! by   Evan Hurst Guys, we think maybe Donald Trump is not very popular with people who are American. We know, we know, he had the hugest  number of free tickets available at the last minute to his  inauguration, and he was elected by a  solid  minority of Americans in Buttfuck, Alabama,...
Sep 11 9:44pm @3.1 That doesnt make any sense. Did you send us your best?
Sep 11 9:43pm @2.1.6 are you trying to say you cant count to 8 ?  thats too bad
Sep 11 9:04pm @2.1.3 Did you know only 9 percent of Americans believe the president every time he says something? 
Sep 11 9:02pm @2.1.2 Now 1st, I know you love you some Donald Trump big time, but no need to tell stories like he does.   I seeded 4 articles today. 
Sep 11 8:44pm @2 https://crooksandliars.com/2019/09/more-disgusting-lies-trump-911-pentagon This f*ckin guy. Same basic lies, different iterations, but same basic lies. This time, President PussyAss B*tch...
Sep 11 8:22pm @1.1.1
Sep 11 8:12pm @1 "..."
Son of 9/11 victim addresses Ilhan Omar during memorial: 'Show respect in honoring them, please'

Son of 9/11 victim addresses Ilhan Omar during memorial: 'Show respect in honoring them, please'


Via: cms5  •  154 comments  •  5 days ago
During Wednesday's 9/11 Memorial and Museum ceremony in New York to honor the lives lost 18 years ago, one victim's family member had a message for freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Nicholas Haros Jr., whose mother Frances Haros was killed in the World Trade Center at age 76, wore a black T-shirt with the words "Some people did something" as he read a list of victims' names, including his...
Sep 11 5:56pm @4.3.17 [DELETE]
Sep 11 5:00pm @4.4.16 "..." I guess I made a mistake trying to engage you in a discussion of this. 
Sep 11 4:33pm @4.4.14 I think you are badly twisting your analogy out of shape.  I dont see all gun owners being blamed for a mass shooting. Maybe the NRA, but not "all gun owners". 
Sep 11 4:29pm @4.4.11 I guess you can believe whatever you want. 
Sep 11 4:12pm @4.4.8 "..." I agree her words got her in trouble.  maybe she is Trump like in that way.  Many intelligent thoughtful people believe her words were taken out of context.  Here is a video that shows...
Sep 11 3:57pm @4.4.6 "..." To the best of my knowledge, her speech that day wasnt about 9/11, it was about islamophobia.  That probably explains why one got most of her attention and the other didnt. .  If you dont...
Sep 11 3:48pm @6.2.3 You get so hysterical at the sound of the word communist I dont know what to believe.  I will check it out. 
Sep 11 3:42pm @4.4.4 "..." And the experience of people like you is why she got in trouble. It is offensive to many people.  But the text of her speech indicates that the offense was unintentional. 
Sep 11 3:37pm @4.3.14 Well, like I said up the thread, the publication Reason, which is a conservative/libertarian magazine/website, had an op ed which points out that she WAS taken out of context, and exactly why and...
Sep 11 3:29pm @6.2 "..." You forgot "communist". 
Sep 11 3:23pm @4.3.11 "..." Not a shock. 
Sep 11 3:16pm @4.3.9 I dont know what her thinking was on CAIR.  I do know that her words "some people" were taken out of context by Trump and others. REASON is a conservative/libertarian publication and their...
Sep 11 2:38pm @4.4.2 Trump and others made it sound like the word "some" in her statement was a throwaway word meant to  minimize the attack.  The actual context shows that was not the case. "Some" was meant to be in...
Sep 11 2:36pm @4.3.4 "..." It changes it quite a bit.  You would never get the proper context from Trump though.  - Ilhan Omar is not a U.S. senator.   She is a Representative in the House. 
Sep 11 2:09pm @4.3.1 This is from a commentary on a conservative / libertarian website, Reason.  "..."
Sep 11 2:00pm @5.4.1 the photo isnt any funnier than the last time you posted it
Sep 11 1:38pm @4.4 There's an old saying , "people do what they want" . I wouldnt think what he said is really appropriate for a memorial ceremony, but other people will say it is and it doesnt matter one way or...
Least Masculine Society In Human History Decides Masculinity Is A Growing Threat

Least Masculine Society In Human History Decides Masculinity Is A Growing Threat


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  71 comments  •  6 days ago
U.S.—As society becomes increasingly dominated by nerds, hipsters, and computer programmers, people have fixated on what they think is our biggest problem: masculinity. “It’s just toxic and causes nothing but problems,” said Elisha Mcewen, a vegan activist and no threat whatsoever to spiders or tight jar lids. “I was sharing my feelings on masculinity with other men in my drum circle,...
Sep 11 2:59pm @2.1.13 You think post 2.1.9 Perrie Halpern RA  is leftist? LOL. Thats hilarious. 
Sep 11 2:32pm @2.1.6 Are you trying to say that if every man on earth had enough testosterone then there would be no more poor people?  - Uh, capitalism REQUIRES poverty (poor people) in order to function....
Sep 11 1:57pm @2.1.3 Normal testosterone levels create unbridled greed and selfishness, and cause its proponents to believe in unworkable utopias as political philosophy?  That a sad. 
Sep 11 1:53pm @2.1.1 What sort of hormone malfunction explains anachro-capitalism or right wing libertarianism? 
Trump Faith Adviser Paula White Dedicates White House as ‘Holy Ground’ Sanctified by ‘The Superior Blood of Jesus’

Trump Faith Adviser Paula White Dedicates White House as ‘Holy Ground’ Sanctified by ‘The Superior Blood of Jesus’


Via: JohnRussell  •  30 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Trump Faith Adviser Paula White Dedicates White House as ‘Holy Ground’ Sanctified by ‘The Superior Blood of Jesus’ By  Kyle Mantyla   |   September 11, 2019 11:04 am VIDEO AT LINK Paula White, a televangelist who is a   key spiritual adviser   to and   supporter of   President Trump,   preached at   Morris Cerullo’s church in California last...
Sep 11 1:16pm @5.1 There are of course many ministers and preachers who sincerely want to help and provide comfort to their congregation.  I dont think you see too many of those on tv though, or with Donald Trump....
Sep 11 1:02pm @2.2 "..." She said one of the prayers at Trumps inauguration. She is his "spiritual adviser". 
Sep 11 1:00pm @2.1 “Prophet” Paula White’s resurrection scam https://churchwatchcentral.com/2016/04/19/prophet-paula-whites-resurrection-scam Apr 19, 2016 · Home › Paula White Ministries › “Prophet” Paula...
Sep 11 12:48pm @1 This is Paula White with Trump on the day all the preachers laid hands on him at the White House.  She is a con woman who has grown wealthy off the backs of poor congregations. 
Why Would We Trust Plutocrats to Save Us From Plutocracy?

Why Would We Trust Plutocrats to Save Us From Plutocracy?


Via: JohnRussell  •  2 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Why Would We Trust Plutocrats to Save Us From Plutocracy? They're still going to plunder your unions, paychecks, jobs, health, environment and overall well-being. The only difference is that they now want you to think they feel bad about it. by Jim Hightower Alex Gorsky...
Sep 11 12:17pm @1 "..." The corporate hucksters feign concern for the little guy as a way to keep the media off their case. It is almost 50 years since the book Who Owns America ?   came out and warned us about...
Republican Bishop narrowly wins North Carolina special election

Republican Bishop narrowly wins North Carolina special election


Via: Vic Eldred  •  101 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Republican Dan Bishop narrowly defeated Democrat Dan McCready to win a North Carolina battleground district on Tuesday, holding a traditionally Republican seat in a rare do-over election following a 2018 race marred by allegations of fraud. The Associated Press called the race in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District with Bishop leading McCready 50.6 percent to 48.8...
Sep 11 10:59am @6.2.17 "..."
Sep 11 9:42am @6.2.12 I guess y'all should be happy your man won.  That is understandable compared to losing. But this was not a good sign for Trump's future, if you care about that. 
Sep 11 9:40am @6.2.11 The only thing that would have been a good sign for Trump is if the Republican had won by at least 7 or 8 points. A two point win for the Republican means that Trump is weaker than he was in 2016...
Sep 11 9:28am @6.2.4 The Republican won this district by 16 points in 2016.  After Trump was president for two years the margin was down to two points, which is where it was again last night. The district has been...
Trump's Most Reprehensible Lie

Trump's Most Reprehensible Lie


By: JohnRussell  •  7 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
I think you could make a reasonable argument that Trump should have been denied Americans votes in 2016 based just on a statement that he made during one of the GOP debates that year.  It has been called Trump's most grievous lie.  In a mid February debate, Trump said the following  How did he (George W Bush) keep us safe when the World Trade Center — the World — excuse me. I lost...
Sep 11 10:31am @2 "..."
Sep 11 10:25am @1 "..."
The CIA Reportedly Pulled Its Top Spy from Russia Because Trump Can't Keep His Mouth Shut

The CIA Reportedly Pulled Its Top Spy from Russia Because Trump Can't Keep His Mouth Shut


Via: JohnRussell  •  129 comments  •  one week ago
The CIA Reportedly Pulled Its Top Spy from Russia Because Trump Can't Keep His Mouth Shut Not even a year into   Donald Trump's presidency , the CIA took the extraordinary step of removing one of its most valuable assets inside the Russian government. According to   CNN , multiple Trump administration officials with direct knowledge of the situation claimed that the agency made...
Sep 10 10:06pm @8.1.40 According to the poll from Business Insider's partner MSN, 87% of Democrats and 52% of Republicans support stricter laws on assault weapons. The nationwide average of 70% is even higher than the...
Sep 10 10:01pm @8.1.39  72 percent of Americans consider climate change to be a moderate, serious, or imminent threat. A big reason for the growing concern is that many of the consequences of climate change have become...
Sep 10 9:55pm @8.1.38 Am I running for office? Im not going to write a position paper for you.  I'll give you one though . 76% of Americans , in other words an overwhelming majority, want to see the wealthy pay more in...
Sep 10 9:42pm @8.1.36 Since most of my ideas agree with the beliefs of a majority of Americans , why would I do that? 
Sep 10 9:31pm @8.1.32 First of all, Trump has NEVER had the majority of Americans behind him. You don't have "most people" in agreement with you in terms of trump. You can say you dont believe in polls, but you cannot...
Sep 10 9:14pm @8.1.27 It is not a shooting war, it is a war of ideas and character over the direction of the country, but particularly over the idea of a dishonest moron being re-elected president of the United States....
Sep 10 9:00pm @8.1.24 If you think Trump is acceptable as president of the United States, especially for four more years, I can't help you.  We have a war going on in this country, and if it has to be, so be it. 
Sep 10 8:51pm @8.1.22 The people who voted for Trump and continue to support Trump are ENTIRELY to blame for what has happened (a pathological liar is the president of the United States). We are told that we can...
Sep 10 6:28pm @8.1.15 If it was up to me, Trump supporters would be treated much more harshly on this site than they are.  But the "rules" of Newstalkers do not allow the bitter truth to be told.  I have had many many...
Sep 10 6:06pm @8.1.12 I have some shortcomings, but not understanding facts is not one of them. 
Sep 10 5:58pm @8.1.10 A lot of right wingers constantly want to know "the resistance" wont give Trump a chance.  Because we have watched him in the nightly news and online for the past 4 years, since late June 2015....
Sep 10 5:36pm @8.1.8 One of us has a good hand to play.....  and then there is you.. 
Sep 10 5:32pm @8.1.6 I have a new policy. I dont pay any attention to die hard Trumpsters who make non believable excuses for his preposterous behavior every day. Enough is enough. . 
Sep 10 2:39pm @8.1.4 "..." It is plausible , because, TRUMP REVEALED CLASSIFIED INFORMATION TO RUSSIANS  in the oval office.  Unless you know for sure that CNN or its source are lying, and I have no idea how you...
Sep 10 2:30pm @2.2.23 Good. I hope it's better than your last proof. 
Sep 10 2:23pm @2.2.21 "..." I said that to you on another comment.   If you have proof that CNN is wrong, lets see it.  And please dont give us a CIA spokesman. 
Sep 10 2:21pm @2.2.19 Debunked by who? The Federalist? lol. 
Sep 10 11:55am @2.2.11 Did Trump reveal U.S. classified information to the Russians visiting him in the oval office in May of 2017?  Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian ......
Sep 10 11:39am @8.1.1 We await one of you guys posting truth.  It is a rare occasion. 
Sep 10 11:38am @2.2.10 The truth is the CNN story is highly plausible. They just don't like it.   The entire right wing of American politics is engaged in an endless attempt to bamboozle the American public about...
Sep 10 11:34am @2.2.6 It's a false story because The Federalist says so.  ROFL.  "..." Those paragraphs are from the CNN story. If you have proof that these paragraphs are false, now would be the time to present...
Sep 09 9:37pm @1 It's one damn thing after another. 
Israel's Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week's Election

Israel's Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week's Election


Via: JohnRussell  •  12 comments  •  one week ago
Israel's Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week's Election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves following a press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Netanyahu vowed Tuesday to begin annexing West Bank settlements if he wins national elections next week....
Sep 10 9:50pm @1.1.3 So you dont want a two state solution in the disputed areas, you want the Palestinians to leave. 
Sep 10 9:20pm @1.1.1 What land are you proposing be given to the Palestinians for the two state solution? 
Sep 10 8:35pm @1 Clearly, the hard line Israeli government under Netanyahu intends to conduct a fait accompli and end any hope for a two state solution. I really don't think this is the way to end the BDS movement. 
Opinions | As Trump dials up the hate, a new poll shows he’s in trouble

Opinions | As Trump dials up the hate, a new poll shows he’s in trouble


Via: JohnRussell  •  21 comments  •  one week ago
Call it Trump’s Law: The more it looks like President Trump is in political trouble on the economy, the louder he’ll crank up the dial on his hate-mongering. The confluence of two new events neatly captures this dynamic: Trump’s rally in North Carolina on Monday night at which he fearmongered relentlessly about immigrants and socialists, and the release of a   new Post-ABC News poll...
Sep 10 9:46pm @1.3 The vote tonight, in a congressional district Trump won by 12 points in 2016, is going to go down to the wire. . Sign of things to come? 
Sep 10 6:18pm @2.1 "..." America has passed judgement on Trump, and it is not pretty for him. It's no joke that his only chance may be to throw an avalanche of mud at  the Democratic candidates and the nominee. 
Sep 10 5:51pm @1 "..." An NBC news reporter flat out called this election a referendum on Trump , and says that many of the people she talked to at the polling place say they came out to vote to voice an opinion...
Shia Muslims Celebrate Ashura (WARNING: Some people may find photos to be upsetting)

Shia Muslims Celebrate Ashura (WARNING: Some people may find photos to be upsetting)


Via: Krishna  •  66 comments  •  5 days ago
The day commemorates the death of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad. Credit: AFP or licensors THESE incredible pictures show devout Muslims using knives to slice open their heads - and those of children - during the traditional Ashura show of faith in Iraq. They are among the millions of Shia Muslim worshippers currently taking part  in annual ceremonies...
Sep 10 8:39pm @6.6.1 I wouldnt expect anything less from someone who habitually seeds from an anti-Muslim site Buzz. 
Sep 10 4:10pm @6.3.4 "..."
Sep 10 4:00pm @6.3.1 In isolation there is nothing wrong with the article. But there are anti-Muslims on this site, you know it and I know it.  This seed is like a catnip for them. 
Sep 10 3:59pm @6.2.5 lol. 
Sep 10 3:58pm @6.1.4 "..." The only anti-Christians I know are anti-every other religion too.  Atheists.  Do you have a point? 
Sep 10 3:54pm @6.2.3 I'm not making excuses for the Muslim ritual, I just know what you're doing. 
Sep 10 3:47pm @6.2.1 You have a history of anti-Muslim seeds and comments a mile long. 
Sep 10 3:46pm @6.1.1 Do you think that America should , in general, be anti-Muslim ? 
Sep 10 3:38pm @6 I dont approve of the ritual, but unfortunately this article is presented here just to foment anti-Muslim attitudes. 
In Memorial For Marsha Meyer aka Dowser

In Memorial For Marsha Meyer aka Dowser


By: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  67 comments  •  3 days ago
A meaningful life is not being rich, being popular, being highly educated, or being perfect.  It's about being real, being humble, being able to share ourselves and to touch the lives of others.  Author unknown. It is with great sadness that I have to inform the community of the passing of  to Marsha Taylor Meyers, known to her online friends as Dowser. She was a devoted...
Sep 10 5:10pm @1.2.2 Ironically,  I suppose, the author of these sentiments , a rabbi who wrote the best selling book Peace Of Mind in 1947, died of a heart attack at the age of 41. 
Sep 09 11:59pm @1.2 DEATH IS NOT THE ENEMY (Joshua Loth Liebman) I often feel that death is not the enemy of life, but its friend; for it is theknowledge that our years are limited which makes them so precious. Itis...
Sep 09 11:37am @5 What I will remember about Marsha on Newstalkers is that while she was active here she was tireless in wanting to see Newstalkers improve and thrive and was always ready with an upbeat or homespun...
CNN Denounced By CIA For Allegedly False Story On Russian Spy Being Pulled Due To Trump Disclosures

CNN Denounced By CIA For Allegedly False Story On Russian Spy Being Pulled Due To Trump Disclosures


Via: Vic Eldred  •  51 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
In a rare direct rebuke, the Central Intelligence Agency on Monday evening issued a statement calling CNN coverage of a spy story “simply false.” The CNN   report ed   that the CIA pulled out a major Russian spy from Moscow because President Trump had “repeatedly mishandled classified intelligence and could contribute to exposing the covert source as a spy.” However, the CIA is not...
Sep 10 4:48pm @12.2.9 "..." No you don't.  No one who supports Donald Trump the way you do believes in truth. You are making absurdities Vic.   - I don't know that what CNN is saying is a lie. Have they...
Sep 10 4:15pm @12.2.7 I really dont know what that means, but whatever I am , I would rather be that than someone who supports a pathological liar every day and then makes pontifications about truth and lies.  That's...
Sep 10 3:41pm @12.2.5 Vic, you have no credibility to talk about truth and lies. You 100% , or more, support someone who lies multiple times EVERY DAY.  It can't be said any plainer. 
Sep 10 3:18pm @12.3      
Sep 10 2:56pm @12.2 "..." That is precious. Trump has lied to the American people thousands of times (if you count repeat lies)  and you still support him, probably more than ever. Your credibility about truth and...
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS DOOMED

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS DOOMED


Via: JohnRussell  •  39 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Stanley B. Greenberg (@StanGreenberg), a founding partner of Greenberg Research and Democracy Corps, is the author of “R.I.P. G.O.P.: How the New America is Dooming the Republican Party.” This   is   a transformational moment. Do   the   Democrats understand how to take advantage of it? The   2020 election will be transformative like few in our history. It will end with   the...
Sep 10 2:42pm @1.1.18 20 cents an hour difference in salary for the median wage worker is not "the greatest economy ever" for those people. Period, end of sentence, end of story.  Yeah, the rich have gotten richer, but...
Sep 10 2:16pm @1.1.13 Wage Growth Surged to a Seven-Year High in 2016 Although the December jobs report’s topline numbers weren’t a blowout by any means, there was one number that raised eyebrows — and spirits. Average...
Sep 10 1:57pm @1.1.7 I dont vote for assholes and idiots just because they havent made my life a living hell,  and I wish you wouldnt either. 
Sep 10 1:56pm @1.1.6 "..." This is basically bla bla bla.  For average people the economy is very little different than it was under Obamas last couple years.  When Obama was president a majority of Americans didnt...
Sep 10 1:49pm @1.1.4 "..." He's an asshole, idiot, and pathological liar, of course people "hate" him.   DUH!
Sep 10 1:35pm @1.1.2 There is no question that a majority wants Trump out.  The only challenge that is left is getting those people out to vote. If the anti Trump voters and pro Trump voters vote at an equal rate Trump...
Sep 10 1:11pm @1 Because the GOP held onto the Senate, by winning re-election bids in red states, the true impact of the midterms was not made immediately clear.  The Democrats attracted the most votes in mid terms...
Trump Fires John Bolton Over Taliban Talks Disagreement

Trump Fires John Bolton Over Taliban Talks Disagreement


By: JohnRussell  •  142 comments  •  6 days ago
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · 4m I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore.......
Sep 10 1:47pm @6.2.9 How many "socialist" members of Congress are there?  If far left radicals had taken over the Democratic Party Nancy Pelosi wouldnt be speaker and Chuck Schumer wouldnt be Minority Leader in the...
Sep 10 1:30pm @6.2.6 "..." Pence has a reputation as an anti-abortion extremist. If he runs for president he will only energize the MAJORITY that wants to protect Roe V Wade.   Pence's side of the argument is a...
Sep 10 1:20pm @6.2.4 In any presidential election Pence would do worse than Trump. 
Sep 10 12:52pm @6.2.1 Mike Pence will never be elected president of the United States. 1. He is completely tainted by his association with Trump. Even if he renounces Trump there are still videos of him prostrating...
Sep 10 12:19pm @3.2 The goof does like to say
Sep 10 12:15pm @4 Trump wants desperately to find some issues on which to run for re-election. 'Peace in our time' in Afghanistan is one possibiilty, as is another Rocket Man summit, maybe a Venezuelan adventure,...
Sep 10 12:08pm @1 NBC News is reporting that the firing came because Bolton did not agree with the aborted Taliban negotiations last week. 
Ralph Reed rejects claim that Jesus was a socialist; Bible is not ‘a religious Communist Manifesto’

Ralph Reed rejects claim that Jesus was a socialist; Bible is not ‘a religious Communist Manifesto’


Via: Heartland American  •  523 comments  •  3 hours ago
Ralph Reed rejects claim that Jesus was a socialist; Bible is not ‘a religious Communist Manifesto’ By Michael Gryboski , Christian Post Reporter Conservative Christian leader Ralph Reed has denounced recent comments at a prominent Democratic Party leadership event arguing that the Bible and Jesus promoted socialism. Speaking with Fox News commentator Laura...
Sep 10 12:33am @1.1.266 "..." That would depend on everyone and every place in the universe speaking the same "language".  I would imagine there are places in the universe where the goal is not to experience morality,...
Sweden Declares The Word T R U M P  to be offensive

Sweden Declares The Word T R U M P to be offensive


By: JohnRussell  •  72 comments  •  yesterday
It is a little more complicated than the title suggests, but not much. A man applied for a vanity license plate in Sweden , which he wanted to read TRUMP, but the government agency that dispenses the auto license plates rejected the application, declaring the word "offensive".  I dont recall the words OBAMA , BUSH, CLINTON, or REAGAN being banned from license plates around the world,...
Sep 09 11:17pm @2.1 Yes , but Trump claims he is exceptionally popular all over everywhere.
Sep 09 10:57pm @1 Man requests TRUMP vanity license plate, Sweden rejects it, calls it 'offensive'
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor slams Donald Trump and his supporters as “f-----g morons”

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor slams Donald Trump and his supporters as “f-----g morons”


Via: JohnRussell  •  184 comments  •  5 days ago
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor: President Trump and the people who voted for him are “f**king morons” The post  Slipknot’s Corey Taylor: President Trump and the people who voted for him are “f**king morons”  appeared first on  Consequence of Sound . Corey Taylor  is not a fan of the current U.S. administration and had choice words regarding Donald Trump in a new interview with...
Sep 09 10:06pm @4.1.28 health care is a human right
Sep 09 8:40pm @8.1.9 Not an insult, to point out an incongruity. 
Sep 09 10:56am @8.1.4 they needed reinforcements
Sep 09 10:52am @8.1.2 [Meta]
Sep 09 10:09am @8.1 I really only seeded it because I know we have some right wingers and Trumpers on this site that like this kind of music. 
Sep 08 10:01am @5.3.4 I think the US is changing forever. Everything changes. The Roman Empire changed. Even Japan and China and India eventually changed. Even though we are a relatively young empire things are speeded...
Sep 07 11:42pm @2.1.2 Trump will be normal when pigs can fly.  Oh, never mind.
Sep 07 11:24pm @2.1 What comedian?  "..."
Sep 07 10:49pm @1 This shocking. Beyond words. I thought all the fans of this music were Trumpsters. 
Bank accidentally puts $120,000 in couple’s account. They were arrested after spending it, police say.

Bank accidentally puts $120,000 in couple’s account. They were arrested after spending it, police say.


Via: Freefaller  •  21 comments  •  one week ago
Imagine waking up one day to find an extra $120,000 in your bank account. You did not make $120,000 or win $120,000, but there it is, $120,000, just sitting there. Cool!  What would you do with all that cash? Pay off the mountain of student loans you’d otherwise be stuck with till you die? Buy a house? Buy a car? Buy this weird-looking rich-people furniture? Maybe you should call the...
Sep 09 8:56pm @3 I once had a grocery store cashier give me my change and instead of a ten she put a 100 dollar bill in my hand . I took about three steps before realizing what it was. I could have walked out of...
Why Arabs Hate Palestinians

Why Arabs Hate Palestinians


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  33 comments  •  one week ago
Why Arabs Hate Palestinians by  Khaled Abu Toameh , Gatestone Institute, September 9, 2019 Saudi writer Mohammed al-Shaikh has called for banning Palestinians from performing the Islamic  hajj  pilgrimage to Mecca, after a video surfaced showing Palestinians, during the recent  hajj , carrying Palestinian flags and chanting, "With blood, with soul, we redeem you,...
Sep 09 8:37pm @5 [Deleted]
My Prolonged Absence from NT

My Prolonged Absence from NT


By: bitemore Gfotwo  •  40 comments  •  2 days ago
Learning of Dowser's death, today, jerked me back to some sort of "reality." By that, I mean that I have pretty much avoided "social media" since dumping Facebook over a year ago. More than that, however, I should probably explain that I have another "excuse." That excuse is that I have been busy and extremely preoccupied with health concerns, both my own and my partner's, a dear soul you...
Sep 09 8:06pm @4 NIce to see you again.
100 Years Of The NFL  - Who's The Best Player You've Ever Watched?

100 Years Of The NFL - Who's The Best Player You've Ever Watched?


By: JohnRussell  •  44 comments  •  one week ago
As a Bears fan, I was able to see all of Walter Payton's games on TV, and a few in person.  There is no doubt in my mind that he was the best football player of his era.  It's a little hard to compare 35 or 40 years ago with today, athletes in every sport constantly grow bigger and faster, but there was only one Walter Payton. You always knew he was giving 100% effort on every play, even...
Sep 09 5:45pm @4.2.4 From 1989 until 1998, which is all ten years of Barry Sanders career , the Lions were 78 wins and 82 loses. Sanders retired after his 10th season.  They were basically a 500 team during Sanders...
Sep 09 12:41pm @11.1 You can make a statistical argument for Sanders and he was more elusive than Payton.  However, as an all around football player it is Payton , with ease.  He is one of the best blockers ever to...
Sep 09 11:52am @4.2.2 "..." After Ditka came in 1982 (I think it was) the Bears got good. For over half of Paytons career (his peak years) he played on teams that were mediocre at best. The Bears never had a top shelf...
Sep 08 10:08pm @1 On defense I would say Lawrence Taylor or Ray Lewis.
Trump and the Taliban are telling wildly different stories about why he canceled a planned meeting at Camp David days before the 9/11 anniversary  Sonam Sheth 1 hr ago

Trump and the Taliban are telling wildly different stories about why he canceled a planned meeting at Camp David days before the 9/11 anniversary Sonam Sheth 1 hr ago


Via: KDMichigan  •  26 comments  •  one week ago
Trump said he called off the meeting and any other peace negotiations due to a recent Taliban attack that killed a US service member and several others in Afghanistan. The president went on to say that if the Taliban cannot agree to a ceasefire during the talks "and would even kill 12 innocent people, then they probably don't have the power to negotiate in a meaningful agreement anyway."...
Sep 09 2:20pm @4.1.2 "..." I would never praise the Taliban. On the other hand Trump is a pathological liar. The US needs new leadership, as do the people of Afghanistan. 
Sep 09 2:18pm @5 Two liars. Liars on each side (Trump and Taliban). Who to believe? Probably neither.  I'd like to believe the US president but he is a scumbag who has lied to his own countrymen thousands of...
Listen to Police Captain’s Amusing Conversation With Phone Scammers Threatening to Arrest Her

Listen to Police Captain’s Amusing Conversation With Phone Scammers Threatening to Arrest Her


Via: TᵢG  •  26 comments  •  one week ago
[The video is in the seeded article] Many people have been subjected to calls from phone scammers pushing various schemes and stories—but this one particular scammer made the mistake of calling a North Carolina police officer. In a video that was uploaded by the Apex Police Department last week, Captain Ann Stephens can be heard talking on the phone with a man pretending to be a law...
Sep 09 1:44pm @11.2 That was priceless. 
Sep 09 10:14am @8.1.2 "..." Thats what I said.   For a few seconds I could see the telemarketer getting scared, but not much longer than that, as the scenario gets more and more outlandish. 
Sep 09 9:57am @8.1 That's hilarious. Its obviously a prank on the part of the radio guy though, and the telemarketer is either really stupid or playing along. 
Sep 09 8:51am @5 I am pretty sure that no law enforcement agency, or the IRS, will call you on the phone in order to let you know you are about to be arrested for felonies, or for any reason actually.  I got 2 or...
August jobs report showed a strong economy — and that's very bad for Democrats

August jobs report showed a strong economy — and that's very bad for Democrats


Via: Heartland American  •  27 comments  •  4 days ago
Video The new jobs report is in and the verdict is clear — no one should believe a single word the Democrats say about the economy . According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of people employed in August increased by a very impressive 590,000, pushing total employment to a record-high of nearly 157.9 million. The percentage of the...
Sep 09 12:57pm @6.1.2 "..."
Sep 09 11:10am @6.1 I guess people are willing to fall prey to slick salesmanship. For the average or "median" person, the economy is very little different than it was under Obama. Thats ok, thats acceptable, but...
Sep 09 9:31am @1.1.4 Since Trump took office wages have increased slightly over the rate of inflation. While it certainly is not a decrease, the idea that this is all some great boon for the average person is...
Couples were asked to tell their race for a Virginia marriage license. Now they're suing.

Couples were asked to tell their race for a Virginia marriage license. Now they're suing.


Via: sandy-2021492  •  67 comments  •  one week ago
The suit was filed Thursday in the Eastern District of Virginia and slams the state statute as "offensive," "unconstitutional" and "reflective of a racist past." One of the couples, Sophie Rogers and her fiancé, Brandyn Churchill, went to the Rockbridge Circuit Court clerk's office to obtain a marriage license ahead of their Oct. 19 wedding and was informed that if they do not tell...
Sep 09 12:21pm @12.1.2 I dont think you need marriage records for that. 
Sep 09 12:08pm @12.1 There might be some social use to knowing the crime rate of different races, people can then choose if they like to avoid areas heavily populated by a higher crime group.  I dont see any social...
Trump Is Not Well

Trump Is Not Well


Via: Tessylo  •  19 comments  •  one week ago
Trump Is Not Well Accepting the reality about the president’s disordered personality is important—even essential. 6:00 AM ET Peter Wehner Contributing editor at   The Atlantic   and senior fellow at EPPC Enjoy unlimited access to The Atlantic for less than $1 per week. Sign in JOSHUA ROBERTS / REUTERS...
Sep 09 12:20pm @2.1.1 "..." It's not good Wally, at all. It speaks incredibly poorly of a fairly large segment of our population. Generically I would call them the consumers of right wing media. 
Sep 09 11:27am @2 "..." The fact that a person with this phenomenal off the charts level of personal failings could be elected President of the United States is undoubtedly the major news story in the U.S., and...
Do Facts Matter To Trump Supporters?

Do Facts Matter To Trump Supporters?


By: JohnRussell  •  154 comments  •  one week ago
These are the official National Hurricane Center projections from Friday Aug 30, and then Saturday Aug 31 Here is Trumps tweet after seeing  these maps, on Sunday, Sept 1.  President Trump Retweeted Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · Sep 1...
Sep 09 12:13am @4.1.47 "..." Since when IN HELL is a Trump supporter concerned about the "right way" to do things? That's hilarious. 
Sep 08 11:32am @4.1.35 [Deleted] and your ridiculous concern over him "standing in a ditch" at a flood.  I showed you a video that he made that shows every part of your belief about that was silly.  He wasnt standing in...
Sep 08 12:38am @4.1.34 I am not going to waste my time. The article is completely accurate. 
Sep 07 11:53pm @7.1.7 Actually, I have been extremely clear on this seed.  The problem is that you think the president of the United States passing off old stale information is fine, and then ludicrously and clownishly...
Sep 07 11:46pm @4.1.33 Well, they wanted to act patriotically.  Opposing Trump is patriotism. 
Sep 07 11:25pm @4.1.29 "..." Well someone sure as hell has to. He's the biggest liar, by far, to ever hold the office. 
Sep 07 11:04pm @4.1.27 Sounds about par for the course. 
Sep 07 9:27pm @7.1.5 The map of Aug 31st shows the outer reaches of the hurricanes path missing Alabama by at least 100 miles.  You often seem to be the most dedicated defender of Trump on this site, even to the...
Sep 07 7:12pm @7.1.3 I think Trump's sentiment , in isolation, is just someone playing the big shot.  He is known to be grandiose and the bigger the hurricane the more he can seem in his own mind to be important to it....
Sep 07 4:18pm @4.1.21 KD Michigan, I am going to go slow.   On both Aug 30 and Aug 31, BEFORE Trump made his tweet, the NOAA released projections that showed the hurricane tuning to the north and away from Alabama....
Sep 07 4:14pm @4.1.20 The NOAA statement supporting Trump was the sort of thing we used to see in the old Soviet Union. 
Sep 07 4:13pm @4.1.19 "..."
Sep 07 3:50pm @4.1.17 Donald Trump used an outdated map for both his tweet last Sunday and his defense of that tweet a couple days later.  You are happy with the POTUS using outdated irrelevant material in his duties?...
Sep 07 3:19pm @4.1.15 I asked you what is the fake news. A meme of Anderson Cooper is not the answer. 
Sep 07 2:49pm @6.1.3 "..." Trump's stupidities and lies are a bottomless well.  
Sep 07 2:49pm @7.1 Some things are hopeless. 
Sep 07 12:52pm @6.1 I think Trump's Sunday tweet is somewhat understandable since he simply doesnt care about his own personal accuracy on things. He wants to hype. It is a little surprising that he didnt include 10...
Sep 07 12:32pm @4.1.12 "..."
Sep 07 12:13pm @4.1.9 "..." Yes, the NOAA has affirmed that it could have rained in Alabama on those days.  My article is not fake news, it is actually a demonstration of how stupid and careless Trump is.   In the...
Sep 07 12:06pm @4.1.8 So you are stuck in a time warp. Do you want a medal? 
Sep 07 11:51am @2.2.3 No trolling please. 
Sep 07 11:46am @4.1.2 Either point out the fake news in my article, or dont say it again.    Fake news is off topic on this article. 
Sep 07 11:31am @2.2 A better question is why you defend a crooked moron. 
Sep 07 11:30am @3 Hurricane Dorian updates for Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 Update 11 p.m.: Hurricane Dorian continued to strengthen rapidly Friday night, swelling into a powerful Category 4 storm as it churned across the...
Sep 07 11:26am @1 Bizarro World. 
Trump says 'I don't know' how map was altered to show Alabama in Hurricane Dorian's path

Trump says 'I don't know' how map was altered to show Alabama in Hurricane Dorian's path


Via: Tessylo  •  235 comments  •  one week ago
Trump says 'I don't know' how map was altered to show Alabama in Hurricane Dorian's path   Dylan Stableford   15 hours ago   Trump says he doesn’t know if a map of Hurricane Dorian’s path was altered During a briefing on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office Wednesday, President Trump showed reporters an enlarged map displaying what he said was the initial forecasted path of...
Sep 08 11:31pm @34.1.7 "..." Now that you're back on Newstalkers , you and Badfish and a couple of the other ones obsessed with the red menace can get together and have an anti-communist drum circle. 
Sep 08 11:22pm @34.1.6 "..." The problem with what you are saying here is that it simply is not true.   "a little hypothesis of the possibility of a the path it may take based on the latest projected path provided by...
Sep 08 11:16pm @34.1.5 Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · Sep 1 In addition to Florida - South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama, will most likely be hit (much) harder than anticipated....
Sep 08 10:31pm @34.1.1 All that is nice, but the bottom couple simply prove that Trump was wrong when he made his tweet on Sep. 1  If he made it on Aug 29 I guess he may have been correct.  Two days is a pretty wide...
Sep 08 10:28pm @34.2 Nice to see you Sixpick.  However you should quit this line of thought while you are "ahead" .  There are maps from Aug 30 and Aug 31st that show the path changing to the north and away from...
Sep 05 5:19pm @8.3.14 No one can tell you to stop posting. I was merely suggesting that if you are going to constantly try and defend the indefensible with Trump you might want to rethink that as a course of action....
Sep 05 5:06pm @8.3.13 "..."
Sep 05 4:44pm @8.3.5 Preacher, no one cares about your Bible ramblings either.  Why do you defend an obviously unstable man for the highest office in the land?   Lets make it about you. 
Sep 05 4:42pm @8.3.4 "..." Trump was wrong. He was using old information. He is the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES for god sake, not a crappy TV game show host anymore.  He wasnt right he was wrong.  If you arent...
Sep 05 4:38pm @8.1.7 Tacos, please, just stop.  You either dont know or are misrepresenting the facts of this situation. Dont be like Trump. People here say you are a good guy. 
Sep 05 4:27pm @8.3 We endlessly see Trump supporters supporting his idiocy. If we say something about those Trump supporters, then we are the bad guy.  It is inexplicable.  Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday  Sept 1st...
Ram Dass is ready to die.

Ram Dass is ready to die.


Via: JohnRussell  •  2 comments  •  one week ago
For more than 50 years, Ram Dass has watched as other nontraditional spiritual leaders have come and gone while he has remained. He has been active since the early 1960s, back when he was still known as Richard Alpert and worked alongside his Harvard psychology department colleague Timothy Leary, researching the mind-altering effects of LSD and psilocybin and helping to kick off the...
Sep 08 9:33pm @2 "..."
Sep 08 9:28pm @1 I thought this guy was long dead and buried.     I've been reading a book about Richard Alpert (Ram Dass) , Timothy Leary (LSD advocate "Turn on, tune in, drop out") and Huston Smith (renowned...
Campaign Manager: Trump family building ‘dynasty’ for decades to come

Campaign Manager: Trump family building ‘dynasty’ for decades to come


Via: JohnRussell  •  54 comments  •  6 days ago
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign manager predicted Saturday that the president and his family will become “a dynasty that will last for decades,” transforming the Republican Party while hewing to conservative values. Speaking to a convention of Republican Party delegates in Indian Wells, California, Brad Parscale also said the campaign’s goal is to build a...
Sep 08 11:26am @5.3.1 You never disappoint. Your comments are all relentlessly inane. 
Sep 08 11:08am @5.1.3 The economy isnt much different than it was under Obama's last couple years.  You just like the fact that Trump has promised "religious liberty" to people whose freedom of religion is not under...
Sep 08 11:05am @2.2.2 I have no doubt whatsoever he's a crook. Anyone who says the Trumps are "amazing people with amazing capabilities"  is a fan of personal and financial corruption. 
Sep 08 10:58am @5.2 I wonder if they are paying Parscale to say they are a political dynasty.  Trumpworld is a never ending source of absurdity. 
Sep 08 9:41am @2 "..." "..."
Sep 08 9:36am @1 Do you mean we have a moron factory in the making ?  - A "Trump dynasty" would obviously be the end of the United States Of America. 
'He's losing his s---': Trump's advisers are increasingly worried about his mental state following days of erratic behavior

'He's losing his s---': Trump's advisers are increasingly worried about his mental state following days of erratic behavior


Via: Krishna  •  65 comments  •  one week ago
President Donald Trump's aides and confidants are concerned about his mental state after days of erratic behavior and wild outbursts. "His mood changes from one minute to the next based on some headline or tweet, and the next thing you know his entire schedule gets tossed out the window because he's losing his s---," one former White House official, who spoke on the condition...
Sep 08 9:50am @6.2.1 "..." You are affirming that fake news about Hillary , such as we saw perpetrated on this very forum in 2016, had an effect on gullible voters and helped Trump win the election. 
Sep 07 11:10pm @1.4.16 He got blow jobs from a porn star and told her she reminded him of his daughter.  Take your pick. 
Sep 07 10:23pm @1.4.15 "Fake news"?  Trump "lost it" a long time ago. Now we have to wonder if there are any of his supporters left who haven't "lost it" too. 
Sep 07 10:20pm @1.3.9 I worry about people who laugh at 'Michelle Obama has a dick', especially after the 15th or 20th similar meme on the same seed. If it's not funny the first time, are 20 more tries really going to...
Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Special Is A Giant Middle Finger To Social Justice

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Special Is A Giant Middle Finger To Social Justice


Via: Heartland American  •  20 comments  •  one week ago
Comedy is no longer about making people laugh. It's about social justice — unless you're Dave Chappelle. Eddie Scarry Dave Chappelle’s Netflix comedy special wouldn’t be nearly such a hit if the social justice movement hasn’t wrecked and suffocated every singular part of public life. The movement and its followers have screwed up academia, politics, the news media, and all of the...
Sep 08 1:18am @1.1 [delete]
Sep 08 1:13am @2 When did conservatives become such weak minded pussies?  All you do is complain that are you are losing the culture war.  Social justice this, social justice that.  WGAF?  I don't even know anyone...
‘Coal’s not back’: Miners union president slams Trump’s lies about saving the coal industry

‘Coal’s not back’: Miners union president slams Trump’s lies about saving the coal industry


Via: JohnRussell  •  20 comments  •  one week ago
‘Coal’s not back’: Miners union president slams Trump’s lies about saving the coal industry Donald Trump campaigned on a pledge to save the dirtiest of fossil fuels. And just over a year ago declared at a West Virginia rally, “ We are back. The coal industry is back. ” But the reality is quite different, with  more coal-fired power plant shutdowns under Trump...
Sep 08 12:47am @1.1.1 "..."
Sep 08 12:29am @1 Trump will campaign for re-election on a blizzard of lies. 
White House Official Says It Was Trump Himself Who Altered the Hurricane Dorian Map With a Sharpie

White House Official Says It Was Trump Himself Who Altered the Hurricane Dorian Map With a Sharpie


Via: Krishna  •  11 comments  •  one week ago
Sharpie toss (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) At this point, it’s almost like President Donald Trump wishes Hurricane Dorian had hit Alabama. The president of the United States, of course, made multiple erroneous claims about the trajectory of the storm as it inched toward the U.S. But Trump makes stuff up all the time. Everyone would have likely moved on, if it hadn’t been for the...
Sep 07 11:38pm @3.3 "..." The story is that Trump made a fool of himself by trotting out a map he had doctored , and when asked who did it, said "I dont know" like a four year old.  It is telling that someone would...
Trump will be re-elected because of left-liberal stupidity Through all his shocking vulgarities, he is providing his followers with a narrative which makes sense

Trump will be re-elected because of left-liberal stupidity Through all his shocking vulgarities, he is providing his followers with a narrative which makes sense


Via: Heartland American  •  66 comments  •  one week ago
Not such a long time ago, in a galaxy that now appears far, far away, the public space was clearly distinguished from the obscenities of private exchanges. Politicians, journalists and other media personalities were expected to address us with a minimum of dignity, talking and acting as if the common good is their main preoccupation, avoiding vulgar expressions and reference to personal...
Sep 07 10:15pm @3.2.8 "..." I know you're trying , but his 39% popularity and approval rating (current Gallup) say you're dreaming. 
Malik Obama, Brother of Barack, Floats Run for Congress Against Ilhan Omar

Malik Obama, Brother of Barack, Floats Run for Congress Against Ilhan Omar


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  33 comments  •  2 weeks ago
On Friday, Malik Obama, the estranged half-brother of former president Barack Obama, went to Twitter to ask his followers if he should run against Ilhan Omar for Congress. It is not clear if this is a serious question, or if Malik Obama is actually considering a run for Congress in Minnesota. He is a naturalized U.S. citizen and a resident of Kenya, where,   according to the...
Sep 07 6:56pm @2.3.9 "Trumpian level" is a sexual connotation? Thats a new one on me. I just thought it had to do with stupidity. 
Sep 07 6:54pm @2.3.8 Good of you to bring back one of your fake news items you seeded during the 2016 campaign.  Some of the newer members were wondering what had gone on. 
Sep 07 5:39pm @1.1.13 Its all relative. 
Sep 07 5:38pm @1.1.12
Sep 07 5:09pm @1.1.10
Sep 07 4:49pm @1.1.8 Mr Frost, have you ever seen so many perpetually confused people on one message board before? I think we're going for the world record. 
Sep 07 4:48pm @2.3.1 Your concept of fake news doesnt interest me.  Its on a Trumpian level, if you know what I mean. 
Sep 07 4:24pm @2 This guy just wants to see his name in the paper.  I suppose the right wing will try and milk this trivia as if it means something. Anything to avoid looking in the mirror and seeing Donald Trump. 
Sep 07 4:22pm @1.1.3 Good one. I doubt it will sink in though. 
Democrats Propose Mandatory Free Speech Buyback For Dangerous Ideas

Democrats Propose Mandatory Free Speech Buyback For Dangerous Ideas


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  35 comments  •  one week ago
U.S.—A number of Democratic candidates have seized on a new initiative to make Americans feel safer: a mandatory buyback. “There are a number of ideas out there that just make people upset when they’re said out loud,” said presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. “It’s time to take those ideas off the street. That’s why it’s past time for a mandatory free speech buyback.” The idea that the...
Sep 07 1:31pm @3.1.2 Huh?
A Mississippi wedding venue rejected an interracial couple, citing ‘Christian belief.’ Facing a backlash, the owner apologized.

A Mississippi wedding venue rejected an interracial couple, citing ‘Christian belief.’ Facing a backlash, the owner apologized.


Via: Freefaller  •  115 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
When LaKambria S. Welch drove to Boone’s Camp Event Hall on Saturday, she was in search of an explanation.  Welch told The Washington Post in an email that her brother and his fiancee had recently been coordinating with the wedding venue in Booneville, Miss., about hosting their upcoming nuptials until they were informed that they were no longer welcome. Why? Welch said it’s because her...
Sep 06 5:02pm @12.2.1 "..." That comment violates the forum rules. You cant make sweeping generalizations about a group like "liberals" . 
I May be Absent for a While, or, Intermittently, so, Please Keep Posting

I May be Absent for a While, or, Intermittently, so, Please Keep Posting


By: A. Macarthur  •  72 comments  •  one week ago
Mountain Stream in Early Autumn © A. Mac/A.G.
Sep 06 9:10am @14 Best wishes to your wife and yourself Mac. 
Michael Obama Penis Sighting - Most recent video captures

Michael Obama Penis Sighting - Most recent video captures


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  130 comments  •  6 days ago
While the Obamas occupied the White House, the MainStream Media politely looked askance each time Michelle (nee Michael) Obama readjusted her penis.  This was understandable in the old context as it would have been frowned upon by racist Amerikkkans who would not have supported a trans First Lady of color. Now that the Obamas are private citizens once again, Michael no longer needs to...
Sep 05 10:30pm @1.3 Never has anyone tried so desperately hard to be funny, to no avail. When the first 10 images of Michelle Obama with a photoshopped lump under her dress failed to draw a laugh, we get 10 more....
Sep 05 2:08pm @5.3.17 Is that the name you want printed on your certificate as your sponsor? 
Sep 05 2:01pm @5.3.15 The White House has just announced that all the Trumpsters on this thread have been invited there to meet the president* and receive an award for their meritorious service to the Trump...
Sep 04 6:14pm @7.1.1 That makes absolutely no sense in relation to the Obama photos, but at least you are having fun. 
Sep 04 6:01pm @8 "..."
Sep 04 6:00pm @7 Same day, same event, same dress, no dick.  I wonder how it feels to be wrong all the time? 
Sep 04 5:55pm @5.1.3 You didnt just fall off a turnip truck did you?  Just wondering. 
Sep 04 5:48pm @6.2 Dont make too much sense Tessy, it will only get you in trouble. 
Sep 04 5:39pm @4.1.7 Hal E Lujah posted an image of a classical statue with frontal nudity, just like yours. It was deleted by the moderators.   He is still a member here and probably checks in now and then. Send him...
Sep 04 5:32pm @4.1.4 I dont care about a cold shower, I'm just wondering why you are posting images that are not allowed on NT. Are you special? 
Sep 04 5:30pm @4.1.2 Fake images, Greek statues, you can do it all. 
Sep 04 5:28pm @4.1.1 Talk to Hal. He was going to get suspended for posting one. I guess you are special though. 
Sep 04 5:25pm @4 the image on the bottom right is not allowed on NT Mr Moderator. One would have thought you would know that.  If Hal E Lujah wasnt allowed to post a nude male statue, I dont see why this one...
Former AG Lynch ‘appeared to have amnesia’ During December Testimony About Carter Page FISA

Former AG Lynch ‘appeared to have amnesia’ During December Testimony About Carter Page FISA


Via: Vic Eldred  •  56 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Former Attorney General  Loretta Lynch  told Congressional lawmakers in closed door testimony that despite the DOJ having approved the FBI warrant and renewals to spy on Carter Page, she did not recall the applications, did not remember the details contained in the applications or the circumstances surrounding conversations about the warrant, according to testimony reviewed by...
Sep 05 2:36pm @5 Trump was asked if there was drawing with a magic marker on the map he was holding up (with drawing by magic marker on it) for the cameras and he mumbled "I dont know, I dont know, I dont know"....
President  @realDonaldTrump  gives an update on how much taller he is than President Obama:

President @realDonaldTrump gives an update on how much taller he is than President Obama:


By: JohnRussell  •  137 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
People are making fun of President* Trump today, again. They are so mean.  The photo above is a take off on Trump displaying a chart this morning that had been doctored with a magic marker to make it appear that the hurricane was originally projected to hit Alabama. Trump had said a few days ago that the hurricane was likely to hit Alabama. When no one agreed with him , I guess he...
Sep 05 2:26pm @1.1.1 What BS?  You do have eyes to see, correct? 
Sep 05 2:18pm @7.1.1 I took them off the internet, but thanks.  A lot of funny stuff resulted from this "incident". 
Sep 05 1:32pm @4.1.11 Donald Trump has never ever ever been qualified or fit to serve as president of the United States. And he demonstrates that every day.  I always get a good laugh when Trumpsters complain that the...
Sep 05 1:20pm @5.1.14 "Some" many?, most?  , of those who defend Trump deserve whatever grief they catch.  That is just the reality.  They should be thankful it is not permitted on this site to give them what they...
Sep 05 12:16pm @4.1.6 When Obama found out was he was wrong, did he take a magic marker and go back and try and doctor the transcripts?  Did he try to manipulate the video to erase it?  There is NO excuse for Trump....
Sep 05 11:55am @4.1.4 Vic, don't embarrass yourself. Trump is not worth it. The map you are showing was relevant on Aug 28. Trump made his tweet about Alabama on Sep.1, 4 days later.  There were three or four...
Sep 05 9:19am @9.1 I take no responsibility for or joy in the delusions of various Trump supporters. You people should find another candidate for 2020 and get yourselves out from under the albatross known as Trumpism
Sep 05 8:28am @8 The only map that showed any "spaghetti strands"  (computer model lines depicting the potential paths of a hurricane) at all reaching Alabama was one issued 4 days before Trump made his tweet about...
Sep 05 8:16am @7
Sep 05 12:32am @4.2.2 "..." I'm thinking Trump drew the circular line on the map with the Sharpie himself.  I dont think he would trust anyone else to draw the line exactly where he wanted it.
Sep 05 12:29am @4.2.1 Dennis Mersereau @wxdam The President of the United States altered a National Hurricane Center map with a sharpie to falsely extend the official forecast toward Alabama so he...
Sep 05 12:24am @4.1 "..."
Sep 05 12:07am @5.1 He's not a mentally healthy or stable man.  Drawing on a weather map with a magic marker to try and make yourself look correct seems like something we would see on Saturday Night Live or in a...
Sep 05 12:00am @2.1 Holly Lee @LeeHolly81 Replying to @WhiteHouse and @realDonaldTrump REPORTER: That map you showed us today, it looked like it almost had like a...
Sep 04 11:55pm @2 @cenkuygur · 6h Replying to @WhiteHouse and @realDonaldTrump People think this is funny but the President just drew on a Weather Service map with a...
Sep 04 11:53pm @1
Some white people don’t want to hear about slavery at plantations built by slaves

Some white people don’t want to hear about slavery at plantations built by slaves


Via: JohnRussell  •  38 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Some white people don’t want to hear about slavery at plantations built by slaves AUGUST 07, 2019 “It was just not what we expected.” “I was depressed by the time I left.” “ … the tour was more of a scolding of the old South.” “The brief mentions of the former owners were defamatory.” “Would not recommend.” These are a few of the apparently...
Sep 04 4:05pm @5.1.8 "..." I sincerely hope that isnt the best argument you can come up with. 
Sep 04 4:03pm @5.1.7 If you want to see some history about slavery, I'll accomodate you, but I dont think you will like it.  The vice president of the Confederate States of America made a speech where he pronounced...
Sep 03 8:38pm @8.1.4 "..." You were right on top of this one.  1/16th of one percent of african slaves in america were owned by other blacks, or if you like, six out of a thousand. 
Sep 03 8:27pm @8.1.3 It doesn't matter what the color of a handful of the slaveowners was, what matters is what color the slaves were.  "..."
Sep 03 8:16pm @5.1.4 People are known by what they say. People who think that Africans are as guilty of slavery in the southern U.S. as the southern slaveowners were doesnt know what they are talking about.  I've...
Sep 03 8:12pm @8.1 "..." It's hard to see how you think that fact is helpful to the white southern slaveowners.  When slaves were born in Africa, you could twist reality around and say it is the fault of their...
Sep 03 7:49pm @5.1.1 My experience has been that only racists constantly bring up the issue of "who sold the Africans to the slave traders? "   They are the only ones who think it is relevant. 
Sep 02 11:45pm @1 The tourists want to see this
41 shot, 7 fatally, in Chicago Labor Day weekend violence

41 shot, 7 fatally, in Chicago Labor Day weekend violence


Via: †hε pε⊕pレε'š ƒïšh  •  71 comments  •  2 weeks ago
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A violent Labor Day weekend in Chicago has left seven people killed and another 34 wounded. In the latest shooting,  four men were shot   near the King Drive CTA Green Line station at about 11 p.m. Monday night. All four men are expected to be OK. Davantae Jackson, 15,  was among the seven people shot and killed. The teen was supposed to be starting high school...
Sep 04 2:59pm @8.2 "..." Buzz, more people come to visit or do business in Chicago every year than live in the entire country of Canada. Chicago had more than 50 million visitors last year.  It is true that some of...
Sep 03 3:07pm @1.1.12 You like raw numbers Dean ?  ok Out of the 131,000 Americans that are shot every year, 129,000 of them are shot somewhere other than in Chicago. 
Sep 03 2:37pm @1.1.4 You have seeded literally dozens of articles about gun violence in Chicago.  Chicago never leads the country in gun murder rates.  ( I think it has happened once or twice in the past 50 years. )...
Sep 03 2:15pm @1.1.2 According to the Brady group 310 people are shot by guns in the U.S. every day. Maybe 4 or 5 of them are in Chicago.  98+% of all U.S. shootings are not in Chicago.  Have you ever seeded about gun...
Sep 03 1:52pm @2 [deleted]
Ocasio-Cortez tweets video of damage caused by Dorian: 'This is what climate change looks like'

Ocasio-Cortez tweets video of damage caused by Dorian: 'This is what climate change looks like'


Via: It Is ME  •  76 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) retweeted a video showing the extent of the damage already caused by Hurricane Dorian as it ravaged the Bahamas over the past few days. In her post, the freshman lawmaker writes that the video "is what climate change looks like; it hits vulnerable communities first." "I can already hear climate deniers screeching: "It's always been like...
Sep 04 2:42pm @7.1 Don't give up your day job. 
5 Dead, 21 Injured in Texas

5 Dead, 21 Injured in Texas


By: al Jizzerror  •  702 comments  •  one week ago
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the first responders and the victims of the mass shooting in Odessa Texas". That statement does NOT solve the growing epidemic of mass shootings in the U.S. Wayne LaPierre, the spokespsycho for the NRA, always says we need more guns not more gun laws. Governor Abbott has signed serval new laws (supported by the NRA) that further relax...
Sep 04 2:18pm @19.3 "..." Based on what?  The self described exploits of someone who wants credit for stopping a crime?   The vast majority of reports of a gun owner preventing a crime are based entirely on the...
Sep 04 1:54pm @17.2.92 "..." Does the mere number of flags determine if a comment gets removed?   I know what Tessy said, and it was not that bad. In fact there any number of comments on this very thread that are as...
Sep 02 9:15pm @17.2.20 That is pretty funny. 
Sep 01 10:59am @2.2.12 It is said there are 300 million guns in America. Even ending the second amendment wont de facto change that.  There is no way to end this gun violence now. And when I say now I mean the...
Harry Potter Books Removed from Nashville School Library on the Advice of Exorcists

Harry Potter Books Removed from Nashville School Library on the Advice of Exorcists


Via: Freefaller  •  109 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Harry Potter might have been able to defeat Voldemort, but he was no match for the administrators at St. Edward Catholic School in Nashville. The Roman Catholic parish school — which educates students in pre-K through 8th grade — has removed all seven volumes of J.K. Rowling ‘s popular Harry Potter series from its library, the Nashville Tennessean reports, due to its content. In...
Sep 03 2:51pm @5.2.2 "..." Both 5.2 and 5.21 are coc violations (sweeping generalization) as they refer to a group (they) , Catholic priests as assumed child molesters.   Both comments imply in general that catholic...
Sep 02 9:09pm @10  This article is more than 16 years old Catholic church stands up for Harry Potter Tue 4 Feb 2003 08.29 ESTFirst published on Tue 4 Feb 2003 08.29 EST A Vatican...
Sep 02 8:56pm @5.1 "..." Sounds like a sweeping generalization violation to me. The Catholic Church hasnt banned the Harry Potter books. 
Dive Bar Fakery

Dive Bar Fakery


By: JohnRussell  •  10 comments  •  2 weeks ago
I am watching Jimmy Kimmel , right now and I guess his show is a rerun from a few weeks ago.  One of his segments tonight is Garth Brooks playing a song or two from his "dive bar" tour, which goes along with a new record.   So he is in Chicago, at a "dive bar" kicking back with the regulars and I guess "slumming" or whatever you want to call it Here is a written promo Garth...
Sep 03 12:12am @1 You never know what you can believe anymore. 
The Number Of New Yorkers Leaving City More Than Doubles In One Year

The Number Of New Yorkers Leaving City More Than Doubles In One Year


Via: Vic Eldred  •  147 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
While New York Mayor de Blasio has pledged to “ tax the hell out of the rich”   and claimed unprecedented successes in the city, the number of New Yorkers leaving the city continues to rise. Indeed, the   number has more than doubled in the last year . However, at the same time, the number international migrants to the city has risen sharply. New York leads all other cities with the...
Sep 02 11:52pm @5.2.45 "..." If he does that, it would be the height of hypocrisy and a total dirtbag move considering he always loved being a New Yorker. I would assume you'd be thrilled to get rid of him. 
Miss Lindsey Undressed

Miss Lindsey Undressed


By: Eat The Press Do Not Read It  •  193 comments  •  2 weeks ago
CAUTION:   "Juicy, homo-erotic material scattered among the lies, which may offend the timid!"            - Jonathan Livingston Pigeon, Author, Publisher of Eat The Press - Do Not Wipe Your Bun With It! The following transcript was recorded during a Seance conducted with "Miss Linsey Graham", while she was "fiddling" with the Dumpster's junk, taunting him with her sexy...
Sep 02 11:00pm @5.2.18 I had a funny feeling you were going to say that.   I dont consider this one an insult to the handicapped though. 
Sep 02 10:54pm @5.2.16 "..."
Sep 02 10:22pm @5.2.15 "..." I don't know what psychological interpretations can be gleaned from the image.  It was posted here as part of a trolling campaign, that I do know. 
OPINION ---------------Why's it so hard for us to say out loud that Trump has lost his mind?

OPINION ---------------Why's it so hard for us to say out loud that Trump has lost his mind?


Via: JohnRussell  •  30 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Why's it so hard for us to say out loud that Trump has lost his mind? Phil Quin 05:00, Sep 02 2019 https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/donald-trumps-america/115419803/whys-it-so-hard-for-us-to-say-out-loud-that-trump-has-lost-his-mind The US president has cancelled a scheduled visit to hold talks with Danish Prime Minister Mette...
Sep 02 10:08pm @2 The writer is from New Zealand. It's sad that this is what people in other countries think of our president*.  And us. 
Sep 02 9:55pm @1 "..."
An American tennis player has been fined $10,000 for pointing his tennis racket like a rifle at a US Open official

An American tennis player has been fined $10,000 for pointing his tennis racket like a rifle at a US Open official


Via: JohnRussell  •  32 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Mike Bryan has been fined $10,000 by the US Open after pointing his racket at an official like a rifle. Bryan made the gesture during a second round doubles win over Federico Delbonis and Roberto Carballes Baena on Sunday. The ill-timed gesture followed a gunman killing seven people in a mass shooting in Texas. "I apologize for any offense I may have caused. We won the point and...
Sep 02 9:30pm @1.1.16 Every day, 21 children and teens (1-17) are shot in the United States.
Sep 02 7:39pm @1.1.13 Do the bloods , crips, and MS 13's throw rocks at one another? 
Sep 02 7:38pm @1.1.12 The society has a right, through its representatives in governing bodies, to regulate the private ownership of weapons. Otherwise you are living in an anarchy. 
Sep 02 7:19pm @1.1.9 Having a gun love culture hasnt kept America safe.  The U.S. is nowhere near the safest country in the world in terms of crime or violent crime.  There are countries that dont allow much private...
Sep 02 6:57pm @1.1.7 Who is anyone to tell anyone else what to do ?  Why dont you get to throw your garbage from your house all over the expressway?  Why can't you pee anywhere you want when you are outside?  We do...
Sep 02 6:55pm @1.1.6 That is 310 Americans shot by a bullet from a gun , every day. 
Sep 02 6:43pm @1.1.3 Keep your gun on your property. If you take it off your property you go to jail.  You can have a pistol and a hunting rifle. You dont need anything else.  113,000 Americans are shot by guns every...
Sep 02 5:51pm @1.1.1 I like that this will get some publicity. We have a sickness in this country with some people fetishizing guns.  If that guy in Texas had to run around trying to stab people instead of shooting...
Sep 02 5:33pm @1 Let the whining begin.  I like the fact that the tennis authorities took action.  This is the baby step of a way to wean America off gun love. Point it out at times of key incongruence, like a...
This Labor Day, celebrate America's job creators as well as our workforce

This Labor Day, celebrate America's job creators as well as our workforce


Via: Heartland American  •  93 comments  •  2 weeks ago
.Ask Americans what Labor Day means, and they'll likely say it marks the end of summer. One last chance to wear white and go for a swim before the pool is drained.   But as its name suggests, Labor Day was established to celebrate labor –-  organized labor , to be more specific. The idea for the holiday is often attributed to Peter J. McGuire, co-founder of the...
Sep 02 12:10pm @8.1 I read that 20%, at least of income inequality is a result of lack of organized labor today.  Our people are largely brainwashed along the lines of some of the anti union comments we are seeing on...
Sep 02 12:39am @3.1 Some people so slavishly fawn over corporations that they have lost all perspective. Labor Day has nothing to do with praising corporations. 
Sep 02 12:35am @4 What a fricking joke.  "..." Labor Day is meant to recognize organized labor, not corporations.  What are you going to want to do next, celebrate divorce lawyers on Valentines Day ? 
Boston's Straight Pride Parade is a deranged veneration of toxic masculinity nobody asked for

Boston's Straight Pride Parade is a deranged veneration of toxic masculinity nobody asked for


Via: TᵢG  •  137 comments  •  2 weeks ago
By   Jonathan Krieger The Straight Pride Parade is coming to Boston on Saturday, the brainchild of three straight men convinced that they are the victims of oppression. Apparently, the same kind of individuals who spent the last election complaining that everyone-gets-a-trophy millennials are too easily offended have had their feelings hurt. And now they want a parade. The parade is...
Sep 02 10:52am @1.1.26 We have a thing going on now in society where dominant groups want to act like they have some sort of grievance. Sadly, it doesnt speak too well of us as a people.