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Survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberation

Survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberation


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  17 comments  •  an hour ago
Jan 27 12:57pm @4 from the seed... "She explained what her message would be to her mother, who died in Auschwitz along with her father, brother, two sisters and dozens of cousins." It is impossible to comprehend...
Basketball Star Kobe Bryant Killed In Helicopter Crash In California

Basketball Star Kobe Bryant Killed In Helicopter Crash In California


By: JohnRussell  •  40 comments  •  6 hours ago
Los Angeles Laker basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed, along with four other people , when the helicopter he was a passenger in crashed in California. Bryant was the fourth leading scorer in NBA history , having been passed for third by LeBron James just last night.  Bryant won 5 NBA championships during his long career and was an 18 time all star. He is widely considered to be one...
Jan 26 4:15pm @11 And to the weak-minded who may feel compelled to bring up past indiscretions...please not today, preferably not tomorrow, and in fact...why not just this once, keep it to yourself. But if you...
Jan 26 3:33pm @3 ...damn...shit...fuck... ...just incredibly sad. 
Brewery helps shelter dogs find forever homes — by putting their faces on beer cans

Brewery helps shelter dogs find forever homes — by putting their faces on beer cans


Via: 1stwarrior  •  9 comments  •  yesterday
A Florida brewery is working to help dogs find their forever homes — by putting their faces on beer cans. Motorworks Brewing in Bradenton, Florida, has released a special four-pack of one of its flagship beers this month that features adoptable dogs from a local animal shelter. The brewery introduced the beer at its January " Yappy Hour " last weekend — a monthly event to raise funds for...
Jan 26 10:16am @3.1 "..." What better cure than a rescue pup licking your face without judgement and in unconditional love...perhaps they could even call it "hair of the dog" lager. 
Jan 26 9:42am @1.1 "..." This is indeed a great idea...hey, why not market a K-9 pack. 
What Is Your Favourite Quotation?

What Is Your Favourite Quotation?


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  117 comments  •  15 minutes ago
What is Your Favourite Quotation? This is probably a good time to share the messages that can bring hope, joy or inspiration — a line from a book, a short verse of poetry, words from a speech or song lyrics you love. You can never know who might find comfort in those words, as well as you.. It's hard for me to choose, there are so many that I cannot break the tie. "Don't...
Jan 26 9:23am @33.1.1 "..." Sign at a hair salon...     "Curl up and Dye"
Jan 25 8:17am @40 great lines from a few great movies...    "Leave the gun, take the cannoli"    "Charlie don't surf"    "Tis but a scratch"  and my all-time favorite: "The world is made for people who aren't...
US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Harangues Reporter With Claim That No One Cares About Ukraine

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Harangues Reporter With Claim That No One Cares About Ukraine


By: JohnRussell  •  122 comments  •  4 hours ago
Mike Pompeo sat today for an interview with NPR.  The reporter asked Pompeo about Iran and Ukraine.  In the course of the questions about Ukraine the reporter asked Pompeo if he owed the one time ambassador  Marie Yovanovitch  an apology for the way she was treated before and at the time of her firing last year.  Pompeo said he has said all he is going to say etc. , defended his...
Jan 25 8:21am @1.1.1 "..." Just the most average.
Supreme Court To Decide If Atheism Can Keep Its Monopoly On K-12 Schools

Supreme Court To Decide If Atheism Can Keep Its Monopoly On K-12 Schools


Via: Vic Eldred  •  203 comments  •  3 days ago  •  LOCKED
Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case that could determine whether parents and taxpayers have any choices about the kind of religion American children are taught with taxpayer funds.   Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue  concerns whether private donations may support schools that make their religious beliefs explicit. It could also undo a century of U.S. court and legislative...
Jan 24 12:26pm @4.1.10 "..." So federal dollars going to the additional private charter schools within the already bloated 'administrators and offices' will somehow ameliorate the situation? If anything, it is a...
Jan 24 12:13pm @4.1.7 "..." Agreed. Providing the best education for our children is the rare 'bottom up' example of best practices. Local school districts should be driving the 'bus' so to speak, as the conditions in...
Jan 24 11:17am @8.1 "..." Hear, hear! A simple concept that everyone should embrace...but we are talking about money here, always the bottom line, thus corrupting their religious tenets in deferring to the most...
Jan 24 10:23am @4.1.1 "..." A tragedy, but siphoning public monies away from public schools will only make that number grow...to no ones' benefit. Let us tackle the systemic problems that everyone acknowledges, but...
Young Americans Want Trump Gone

Young Americans Want Trump Gone


By: JohnRussell  •  112 comments  •  7 hours ago
Almost 2/3 of Americans age 18-29 think President Trump should be found guilty in his impeachment trial and removed from office, according to a new poll released by Pew research.  "63% of those under 30 say the trial should lead to Trump’s removal." I wonder how many of that 63% will be persuaded over the next 10 months to change their opinion of Trump and vote for him in November....
Jan 23 2:17pm @4.1 "..." And they will be the leaders of the future before you can blink and will determine how we will live out our lives. Better them than us. We could not have left them a bigger mess to clean...
Supreme Court Poised to Overturn 38 State Constitutional Amendments on Church-State Separation

Supreme Court Poised to Overturn 38 State Constitutional Amendments on Church-State Separation


Via: Tessylo  •  196 comments  •  yesterday
U.S. Supreme Court Poised to Overturn 38 State Constitutional Amendments on Church-State Separation Jay Michaelson The Daily Beast January 22, 2020, 2:03 PM EST Robert Alexander/Getty Religious conservatives asked the Supreme Court Wednesday to overturn 38 state constitutional amendments and require taxpayers to...
Jan 23 1:47pm @8.3.4 "..." So to avoid confusion, you are suggesting to somehow delineate taxes levied on everyone and separate those who choose the private option from those that take the public option? In what...
Jan 23 12:37pm @1.1.48 "..." So where would that fall in the context of this seed? Are they allowed in the charter school paradigm? If not, then no public funding should be granted. ...and not arguing the merits of...
Jan 23 12:13pm @1.1.36 "..." You want public funds, you play by the same set of rules. 
Jan 23 12:01pm @1.1.32 "..." And only if those charter schools are held to the same accountability standards as public schools, i.e. opportunities for teachers to join a union should they desire, consistent faculty...
Jan 23 11:18am @1.1.19 Workable solutions, all, Loki ...certainly worthy of reasonable discussion. We may have to agree to disagree on the first point, and the focal point of the seed...that funding for religiously...
Jan 23 10:36am @1.1.13 "..." That is an interesting question. Just whos' 'religion' will determine funding? In avoiding that unanswerable question, the Founder's saw fit to exclude any mention of it in our...
Jan 23 9:33am @1.1.5 "..." And you made that choice, as is your right...doing so knowing that that was what you considered in the best interests of your children. You also made that decision knowing it would come out...
Jan 23 8:28am @4.3 "..." No doubt a difficult job...but also no doubt that she is ill-equipped for the post. If any cabinet position required the ability to bring all the disparate parties to the table in an effort...
Russia-Poland feud over World War II history clouds Auschwitz anniversary

Russia-Poland feud over World War II history clouds Auschwitz anniversary


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  7 comments  •  4 days ago
Jan 23 8:55am @3 from the seed... "Putin and other Russian officials have been claiming that Poland — which was invaded in 1939 by German and Soviet forces — actually bears blame for starting the war." Enough said. 
Gabbard suing Clinton for defamation over 'Russian asset' comments

Gabbard suing Clinton for defamation over 'Russian asset' comments


Via: Vic Eldred  •  142 comments  •  5 days ago  •  LOCKED
Rep.  Tulsi Gabbard  (D-Hawaii) is suing  Hillary Clinton  for defamation over the former secretary of state's remarks on a podcast characterizing the Democratic presidential candidate as a Russian asset. Gabbard filed the defamation lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Gabbard’s lawyers allege that Clinton’s comments have...
Jan 22 1:16pm @9.1.13 "..." I think Kathleen hit the nail on the head in saying losing to trump, destined to become the nadir of presidential candidates and administrations, was incomprehensible to her...and thus the...
Jan 22 1:01pm @9.1.10 "..." Agreed. Time to cut your losses, step off the stage and focus on your grandchildren. The Clinton name, agree or disagree, is now toxic in their party's efforts going forward...just look how...
Deputies: Worker fatally stabs Trump-loving boss in fight

Deputies: Worker fatally stabs Trump-loving boss in fight


Via: JohnRussell  •  25 comments  •  5 days ago
A worker with anti-government views fatally stabbed his Trump-supporting boss at a highway construction site and placed an American flag next to the body after they got into a political argument, deputies in Florida said Tuesday. Mason Toney, 28, was charged with first-degree murder for the killing of William Knight on Monday, according to an arrest affidavit from the Orange...
Jan 22 9:07am @3.2 "..." I guess that makes him a first degree mason.
Women rarely regret decision to get abortion

Women rarely regret decision to get abortion


Via: Tessylo  •  184 comments  •  4 days ago
Reuters Women rarely regret decision to get abortion By Lisa Rapaport January 20, 2020, 2:17 PM EST Study suggests women rarely regret decision to get abortion By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Five years after an abortion, most women still say it was the right decision even if...
Jan 21 2:37pm @5.1.65 "..." A remarkably candid admission.
Jan 21 12:18pm @5.2.7 "..." Individual Freedom = Priceless
Jan 21 11:29am @5.1.28 "..." Then enjoy your right to carry a gun and let those who chose to make personal decisions as to their personal health do so as well. If you enjoy your rights while disparaging another's, that...
Jan 21 11:06am @5.1.22 "..." Agreed. Any label is but an attempt to simplify and obfuscate and ultimately fit on on bumper-sticker. This issue, as so many others, comes down to personal liberty. Are we allowed to make...
Jan 21 8:24am @3.1.1 "..." That is their right. Whether a man, a women, religious doctrine, or political platform condemns it...it is the individual choice of the woman making decisions that effect her individual...
The debasement of the US Senate

The debasement of the US Senate


By: Vic Eldred  •  118 comments  •  6 days ago  •  LOCKED
Chuck Schumer is clamoring for witnesses, documents and in reality a rolling investigation. For weeks Schumer has been in front of news cameras complaining about how the US Senate may conduct the trial of the President. After a one-sided partisan process in the House, democrats are worried that their rush to impeachment will be quickly dismissed in the Senate. Therefore the circus is now being...
Jan 21 2:26pm @8.1.28 "..." Agreed. And despite any preconceived motivation in it's outcome or construct, we should all take solace in seeing the system working as intended. Fascinating in it's uniquely American...
Jan 21 2:11pm @8.1.26 "..." My case, Vic, lies only in having trust in the system as outlined in the Constitution. If only our leaders and their toadies would remember that that is where the strength of our republic...
Jan 21 1:54pm @8.1.20 "..." The truth coming to light, under the requirements and constraints as outlined. Let us determine the truth under those requirements and let the ramifications if he lies under oath proceed...
Jan 21 1:28pm @8.1.15 "..." If it's good enough as outlined in our Constitution, it is good enough for me, but that is just me. 
Jan 21 1:19pm @8.1.12 "..." Then additional articles are not brought forward. Why the fear in having the truth come to light?  The procedures have served us well since our inception and despite the partisan hyperbole...
Jan 21 12:12pm @8.1.4 "..." If you reread the post, you will see we are in agreement. The articles of impeachment currently before the Senate consider two counts with the supporting testimony. That is all the Senate...
Jan 21 12:00pm @8.1.1 "..." As new evidence has emerged and any related testimony will be squashed (and rightfully so given they are outside the scope of the current articles), and as further evidence that may come to...
It’s Senate Republicans Who Are On Trial

It’s Senate Republicans Who Are On Trial


Via: JohnRussell  •  68 comments  •  3 days ago
You’ve probably now read about Mitch McConnell’s cover-up plan for a Senate impeachment trial. It’s outrageous and Democrats should fight it tooth and nail. But this is an important moment to remember just who is on trial. President Trump is obviously guilty. The President’s trial briefs concede as much – stating baldly the none of the alleged offenses are impeachable even if proven. It’s...
Jan 21 10:29am @1.1.4 "..." When the majority leader has publicly expressed his intention to work with the defendant, any semblance of 'fair' has already been compromised. No surprise in these hyper-partisan times....
Historians of Christian nationalism are alarmed by its appearance in American pulpits

Historians of Christian nationalism are alarmed by its appearance in American pulpits


Via: Larry Hampton  •  39 comments  •  6 days ago
Jan 21 9:25am @1.2.16 "..." ...which is the actual basis for our laws and system of governance, intentionally bereft of any ties to any religion.
Security measures heightened as thousands head to Richmond for large gun rights rally

Security measures heightened as thousands head to Richmond for large gun rights rally


Via: Vic Eldred  •  129 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
RICHMOND, Va. — Stacks of chain-link fencing, white-covered tents and rows of metal detectors were in place Sunday night around  Virginia's  Capitol in Richmond, ahead of Monday's widely publicized  gun rights rally. Thousands of people from across the country are expected to attend the demonstration demanding  state Democrats  drop a push for  comprehensive gun control  in the...
Jan 20 2:40pm @9.2.4 "..." When going to school, or the theater, or a concert, or a place of worship, or driving to work, or simply walking down the street becomes a potential killing field, we have a situation that...
Next Step After The Impeachment Trial May Be An Expungement And Having The Impeachment Stricken From The Record

Next Step After The Impeachment Trial May Be An Expungement And Having The Impeachment Stricken From The Record


By: Citizen Kane-473667  •  368 comments  •  3 hours ago
It is almost a foregone conclusion that the Senate will acquit Trump of the Impeachment handed down by the House, and well it should considering the entire thing has been based on hearsay evidence and "feelings". I certainly wouldn't want a Justice System to decide an individuals freedom, or lack thereof, to be based simply on rumors and impressions of what people who don't like me want to...
Jan 20 12:18pm @2.2.24 "..." That is simply terrifying in its' implication. Are you actually saying if a protester today has 'personal feelings' that the laws Virginia has enacted are correct and in expressing those...
Jan 20 11:34am @2.2.21 "..." Less logic and more shoehorning to fit an agenda, personal and partisan.
Jan 20 10:58am @2.2.18 "..." No, I think the House sending articles of impeachment is appropriate given the testimony presented. Perhaps corroboration was not the proper word to use in the context of attempting to get...
Jan 20 10:01am @2.2.15 "..." If the corroboration came from those who were first-hand witnesses to the alleged crime, yes, it probably would. To date, those very witnesses have been barred from testifying. The partisan...
Jan 20 8:15am @2.2.12 "..." This will become the defense in the 'trial' and the main talking point of the apologists after the proceedings in defending their vote. They will all concede his actions were dubious but...
Jan 19 10:18am @3.1.4 "..." Just like vacating a World Series title in the wake of the current scandal or Reggie Bush having the Heisman rescinded after the fact. Maybe historians will correctly call this the Asterisk...
Is It Possible-Voting Our Way Out Of The Swamp?

Is It Possible-Voting Our Way Out Of The Swamp?


By: Citizen Kane-473667  •  141 comments  •  5 days ago
Is it possible to vote our way out of this mess in State Legislatures,  Congress, and the White House?  Seriously, can it be done??? I think we could, but it would require everyone to vote for the people who actually represent the values they hold dearest.  BUT!!! It would also require that you automatically eliminate the Incumbent politicians. You know, the ones that depend on...
Jan 19 11:17am @1.2.74 "..." The trump GOP...shake your head with every tweet while continually excusing the behavior, and in retribution, place blame on anything...past administrations, the media, our allies, or all...
Jan 19 10:42am @1.2.66 "..." Agreed. The traditional GOP platform of sound fiscal responsibility, a foreign policy based on working in concert with long-standing allies, and trust in our intelligence agencies and...
Jan 18 11:32am @1.2.34 "..." But we must continue to strive to do things the right way or we are already doomed. Just as we raise our children to do so, especially when it feels it others are rewarded for not adhering...
Jan 18 10:44am @1.2.30 "..." Well said. 
Jan 18 10:15am @1.2.24 "..." Again I agree, and respecting your passion, neither is spite, lest we continue to swirl the drain of dysfunction to our eventual and communal demise. We should all be better in demanding...
Jan 18 9:58am @1.2.19 "..." Agreed. But these are strange times and we should all hope cooler heads and reason prevail over the rabid partisanship and invective. We find ourselves in a leadership vacuum and that...
Jan 18 9:41am @1.2.15 "..." Fair enough if that is the extent of it. If so, then we should expect no defense of trump the man or as an office holder. He could be a cardboard cutout of both, but just as long he his is...
Jan 18 9:27am @1.2.13 "..." ...may decide the election. There are plenty out there, voiceless and leaderless in this trump GOP. Will they hold their nose and vote for the impeached incumbent or will they say enough is...
Senate Rules

Senate Rules


By: Vic Eldred  •  186 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
As the Articles of Impeachment are transferred from the House of Representatives to the US Senate, amid much fanfare, the trial will be much more somber and deliberate, in stark contrast to the inquiry conducted by the House. Yesterday Pelosi and co had their last moment of self-aggrandizement. At 12PM the articles of impeachment will be delivered. The seven impeachment managers selected...
Jan 16 2:03pm @2.2.42 "..." But I do and have stated that with every post today. The House did what the House was allowed under the Constitution, and again, whether you agree or disagree. The ultimate outcome lies...
Jan 16 12:43pm @2.2.37 "..." By all means, but with that defense comes the opportunity to call witnesses to either corroborate or contradict what is placed before the final arbiters...why is that such a difficult...
Jan 16 12:33pm @2.2.35 "..." As to why they are sitting in the Senate may be the more important question.
Jan 16 11:06am @2.2.9 "..." I respect your thoughts on this coming so close to an election. For me, when it is alleged an incumbent uses the powers of his office to possibly influence an election, those allegations...
Jan 16 10:47am @2.2.4 "..." Parse away, but ... "The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is." ~Winston Churchill
Jan 16 10:28am @2.2.2 "..." Then don't call this a 'Trial'. The House worked within their Constitutional boundaries to bring forth an impeachment (a fact, agree or disagree). It is now incumbent on the Senate to...
Jan 16 9:47am @2.2 "..." Unless enough GOP'ers break rank and allow witnesses in a simple majority vote, this 'trial' and it's outcome is already predetermined.  Should witnesses be allowed to testify, from both...
Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial

Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial


Via: Tessylo  •  90 comments  •  one week ago
Yahoo News Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial David Knowles Editor January 15, 2020, 9:56 PM EST Giuliani associate Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial Lev Parnas, a key player in President Trump’s efforts to obtain a Ukrainian investigation of former Vice President Joe...
Jan 16 10:42am @7.2.18 "..." It goes to motive, plain and simple. Put him before the Senate and have him face cross-examination and let the outcome speak for itself. What is the fear other than the partisan...
Trump: The Man, The Myth, The Misogyny

Trump: The Man, The Myth, The Misogyny


By: Citizen Kane-473667  •  137 comments  •  one week ago
As a preface, I'm going to let everyone know right off the bat, you are more than welcome to disagree! Trump: The Man! Okay, what can I really say here that we haven't all heard before. Depending on which way and how hard you lean on the Political Spectrum, he is anything from a narcissistic asshole, to the best thing since sliced bread.  Personally, I think he is both, You...
Jan 16 9:26am @2.2.33 "..." In these post-truth daze our system of governance has been bastardized by partisan interests. It was a concern of the Founders and it has sadly come to fruition. Not sure where we are...
I SAW THIS Pic

I SAW THIS Pic


By: Veronica  •  39 comments  •  2 weeks ago
It got me thinking of an old song sung by Glen Campbell: If you see your brother standing by the road With a heavy load from the seeds he's sowed And if you see your sister falling by the way Just stop and say, you're going the wrong way You got to try a little kindness Yes show a little kindness Just shine your light for everyone to see And if...
Jan 15 9:59am @9.1.2 "..." Isn't that the truth. My eldest lives in L.A., my youngest in Brooklyn. Two areas where so many are struggling just to make it through the day. Whenever we visit and enjoy a meal together,...
Jan 15 9:49am @9.2.1 "..." You never know the impression it will make. To separate oneself from the concerns of the day (and they are myriad) and be able to look past our self-serving interests in empathy for others...
Jan 15 9:31am @9.1 "..." Good on you, Perrie. The same for my two sons. While we tried to instill a sense of caring for others and a grateful appreciation for all the advantages they enjoy, to see it come to life...
Scientists discover the reason why anxious people smoke marijuana

Scientists discover the reason why anxious people smoke marijuana


Via: Larry Hampton  •  52 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Jan 15 8:22am @1.2.15 "..." Your kind words are gratefully accepted. Peace to you and yours as well. Thank you, Kathleen.
Jan 14 3:33pm @1.2.12 "..." Thanks to you as well, Pat.
Jan 14 3:09pm @1.2.10 It has been a punch to the gut, but the prognosis is as positive as circumstances allow. She is an amazing woman with an incredible circle of family and friends lifting her up with their thoughts...
Jan 14 3:00pm @1.2.8 "..." As my wife is on her third round of chemo treatments, she has turned to edibles to help with the accompanying nausea. She had never partaken in any form before and was nervous about doing...
Jan 14 2:36pm @1.2.3 "..." Light up, Francis. Much more benign than the deleterious effects of alcohol.
Be prepared to fight a dangerous new wave of disinformation during the Senate trial

Be prepared to fight a dangerous new wave of disinformation during the Senate trial


Via: JohnRussell  •  80 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Jan 14 3:41pm @2.1.17 "..." Interesting take. It could also be argued that McConnell will not call witnesses in the upcoming rubber-stamp of a trial to save trump from himself, and more importantly, keep the GOP from...
 Trump retweets fake image of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in front of Iranian flag

Trump retweets fake image of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in front of Iranian flag


Via: JohnRussell  •  57 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Trump retweets fake image of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in front of Iranian flag On Monday, President Trump retweeted a fake image of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer in Middle Eastern garb standing in front of an Iranian flag. The poorly-photoshopped image showed Pelosi wearing hijab and Schumer with a turban on his head. "Democrats 2020," the text on...
Jan 14 10:03am @1.1.4 "..." All well and good as political commentary and satire, as that has been a healthy part of our history since our inception. But it being endorsed and promulgated by the President of the...
Russia Is Hacking Ukrainian Company To Try To Help Trump And Giuliani Make A Case Against Biden

Russia Is Hacking Ukrainian Company To Try To Help Trump And Giuliani Make A Case Against Biden


By: JohnRussell  •  70 comments  •  2 weeks ago
As reported by The New York Times, the Washington Post, and others, the same  Russian entity that hacked the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's aide John Podesta's computers in 2016  is now trying to infiltrate the emails of the Ukrainian gas company Burisma,  this time presumably to help Donald Trump find "dirt" on the Bidens.  Why would Russia be doing this when they...
Jan 14 9:20am @2.2.10 "..." ...specious theories ignoring all information garnered by our intelligence agencies. It comes down to whom you believe...an administration that has trouble dealing with the truth in its'...
Wait — did liberals actually think they'd remove Trump from office?

Wait — did liberals actually think they'd remove Trump from office?


Via: Nerm_L  •  62 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Democrats have become too conventional.  The obvious political strategy has been to stir up public outrage, run a few polls, and declare political victory.  That is in keeping with the political conventional wisdom of viewing the President as a heroic figure whose heroic status can be tarnished by throwing mud.  That has been the political status quo since forever.  Democrats have been...
Jan 13 3:45pm @3.2.25 "..." The operative word being 'everyone'. I'd much rather live in a community that lives, works, and recreates together, warts and all, than in a constantly defensive populace that has no...
Jan 13 2:53pm @3.2.20 "..." Jobs have nothing to do with it. It is more difficult to address the diversity issues in rural America because there is little diversity to begin with. These communities are insular by...
And Then There Were None: Shutting Down the Abortion Industry Person by Person

And Then There Were None: Shutting Down the Abortion Industry Person by Person


Via: Donald J. Trump fan 1  •  303 comments  •  2 weeks ago
This is good news!  The national nightmare that is the killing of our innocent children in abortuaries is finally beginning to recede.  Pointing out Planned Parenthood for the barbarians that they are and convincing people one by one to leave the baby killing industry is good as is the states using regulations to bring these monsters under closer control and setting high health safety...
Jan 13 3:25pm @8.1.17 "..." Understood, as my response to your inflammatory post is equally steadfast. Your passion is evident to everyone here. Given that, fully knowing this is certain to fall upon deaf ears, it is...
Jan 13 9:55am @8.1.1 "..." That could be the most misinformed and misogynistic comment ever. Simply disgusting.
 3 words will help you conquer fear in this election year

3 words will help you conquer fear in this election year


Via: Donald J. Trump fan 1  •  252 comments  •  2 weeks ago
In times like these our national motto is a true refuge from all the troubles the rest of the world can cause our exceptional nation.  No matter what side we are on the three words will calm our fearful hearts and give us internal peace.  This is key to us coming together as a nation, one nation, under God.  
Jan 13 11:50am @9.2.9 "..." Well said...separate the wheat from the chaff and agree to disagree. And as you so correctly state..."no one here is changing anyone's mind." 
The Church Of MAGA

The Church Of MAGA


By: JohnRussell  •  152 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
The Lincoln Project has released a video about the great religious figure Donald Trump
Jan 12 2:47pm @9.1.6 "..." Self-serving, as we've known all along. Pharisaical by definition, hypocritical in action.
Jan 12 11:25am @9.1.4 "..." You misinterpret...it is the 'cult of MAGA', and whatever god you invoke has nothing to do with it's ascension. It is simply another in a long and mystifying line of unsuspecting followers...
Jan 12 10:58am @4.2.24 "..." Never to speak for HA, as I have not the convictions... The one true god is found in your wallet. From time immemorial, wealth is what has been worshiped, what is believed in, what will...
Sitting Together as Family

Sitting Together as Family


By: Enoch  •  54 comments  •  2 weeks ago
The Festival of Lights Past in November 2019 saw a tragic event. In Monsey, NY (Rockland County) a troubled soul attacked a pair of sites where members of the Chassidic sect(s) part of the Ultra Orthodox Jewish community live and worship. Wielding a machete, in his second attempt to cause harm he sliced seven people who had come to " Bench Channukah Licht ". These pious people were...
Jan 12 2:00pm @1.1.11 "..." I think you may have answered your original question, Enoch. Though methinks you knew it all along and posed it it hopes of bringing on a thoughtful discussion...as always. Best of luck in...
Jan 12 12:12pm @1.1.4 "..." We may be related. Enjoy your day, Kathleen, for it is yours alone...and don't let anyone, anytime, anywhere bring you down to their level. Peace.
Jan 12 11:47am @1.1.2 "..." As one who consistently suffered at the hands of those who hurled cruel comments, my grandfather's admonition that "whatever they may say is their weakness, not yours" still rings true....
Jan 12 11:33am @3.1 "..." Your father is correct, confirming the Occam's Razor postulation...the simplest answer is usually the correct answer. Not simple in implementation, but it starts with each individual...
Jan 12 10:09am @1.1 "..." Teach your children well, or more precisely, learn from our children. Go to any playground and observe for a moment...kids that do not know each other but simply sharing the experience,...
The Indifference Of Independents Empowers Donald Trump

The Indifference Of Independents Empowers Donald Trump


By: JohnRussell  •  61 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Should the world be "fair" to Donald Trump?  Why would it?  - A few weeks ago a group of "Never Trumpers", made up of ex or disaffected Republicans, announced they would actively oppose Trump for re-election and use their resources to defeat him in the coming election, and if doing so creates an all Democratic government, so be it.  The Lincoln Project considers Trump to be en...
Jan 12 12:06pm @2.2 "..." One in the same, JBB, and who could possibly be riding the fence at this point? As for this independent, the choice is clear and affirmed daily. 
Iran's Olympic medalist Kimia Alizadeh says she's defected

Iran's Olympic medalist Kimia Alizadeh says she's defected


Via: XDm9mm  •  13 comments  •  2 weeks ago
There are many more in Iran with the same feelings as Kimia.  The current regime uses fear and force to stay in power. Support the Iranians when they demand the freedoms they have been denied since 1979.
Jan 12 10:36am @1.1 "..." Agreed, and more power to Kimia Alizadeh in her newfound freedom to express her opinions and shine light on this regressive regime. It is also good to see the Russian Federation has been...
Living A Nightmare----How Long Can We Survive As A Rogue Nation

Living A Nightmare----How Long Can We Survive As A Rogue Nation


By: DocPhil  •  170 comments  •  2 weeks ago
All rhetoric aside, this nation is in trouble. We seem to be inextricably divided into two opposing factions that can not or will not reach common ground on almost any issue. 51% of the nation believes that this President and his administration are rogue or illegal actors on both the international and national stage, while a fairly stable 44% of the population believes wholeheartedly that the...
Jan 11 12:29pm @8.1.17 "..." Shuffle 'em up. Have a good day, ME...you know we just disagree to disagree...and sorry about your Pats, though not a fan, I can admit  TB12 is the GOAT. 
Jan 11 11:56am @8.1.15 "..." So...going all in? I would love to play a friendly game of poker with you, ME. You have a definite 'tell' and display it with every.single.hand.        Penny ante is fine with me, as that...
Jan 11 11:01am @8.1.12 "..." By that limited reasoning, why the continual blathering on about 'sleepy joe', 'crazy bernie', 'pocahantas ', 'alfred e.neuman', 'mini mike' ....et al. The list of sobriquets are surpassed...
Jan 11 8:45am @1.1.6 "..." He'll garner his 40% from the base in these states, but will still need to rely on independents to gain a win. He needs to count on the same distrust and distaste of the eventual Democratic...
Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade: Trump Bringing Obama Into Iran Discussion ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade: Trump Bringing Obama Into Iran Discussion ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’


Via: Krishna  •  16 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade: Trump Bringing Obama Into Iran Discussion ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’ “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade has shared his disapproval of President Trump’s Wednesday claim that the Obama administration’s Iran Nuclear Deal is partially to blame for the strikes between America and Iran over the past week. “I just don’t love bringing up the previous...
Jan 11 12:00pm @2.1.5 "..." Gee Wally, we are in total agreement.
Jan 11 9:41am @2.1.3 "..." Gee, Wally...reread the post...all cable 'news' providers are cut from the same cloth..."just another agenda driven opinion outlet (just as their cable brethren..."    Trust nothing and...
Jan 11 9:11am @2.1 "..." ...not to mention their content relies heavily on continually showing clips of their competitor's commentary. It is not a news outlet, it is not 'fair and balanced', it is just another...
The GOP’s Endless War on Democrats

The GOP’s Endless War on Democrats


Via: JohnRussell  •  23 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
The GOP’s Endless War on Democrats The Iran debate shows Republicans don’t believe in fighting tyrants. They believe in smearing their opponents. By  WILLIAM SALETAN JAN 10, 2020 6:07 PM President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham at the White House in November. Drew Angerer/Getty Images What does the Republican Party stand for?...
Jan 11 10:28am @3.2 "..." When historians look back in explaining the rise of 'trumpism', your words will be the preamble into dissecting just how it came to be. It has never been about the trump the man, it is all...
GOP leader suggests Trump had to strike Iran because of impeachment

GOP leader suggests Trump had to strike Iran because of impeachment


Via: Tessylo  •  16 comments  •  2 weeks ago
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) National GOP leader suggests Trump had to strike Iran because of impeachment By   Dan Desai Martin   - January 7, 2020 11:13 AM House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy claimed impeachment was somehow to blame for Trump's escalation with...
Jan 09 10:32am @4 from the seed..."McCarthy blamed Schiff for Iranian-backed attacks against U.S. troops." Maybe he should blame all the trumpbusters on Newstalkers...it would make as much nonsense.
Democratic impeachment case collapses under weight of time

Democratic impeachment case collapses under weight of time


Via: Vic Eldred  •  199 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
As the House and Senate continue their bitter struggle over the coming impeachment trial of  President Trump , a judge in the District of Columbia issued an opinion that was largely lost in the crush of New Years stories. The opinion could loom large in the Senate trial, however, and one line in particular, which states “the House clearly has no intention of pursuing” the witness , may...
Jan 09 10:07am @2.2.3 "..." ...adding further confirmation to what is already established. Doubtful the majority Senate will allow any further testimony in the coming trial as trump's culpability will only get more...
Trump says Iran appears to be ‘standing down’ after strike

Trump says Iran appears to be ‘standing down’ after strike


Via: Nerm_L  •  127 comments  •  2 weeks ago
So ends the war that the never began.  The conventional wisdom of an overly hysterical journalism and political Washington has once again shown itself to be driven by fear rather than facts.   President Trump never beat war drums and never threatened war with Iran.  The President did not call for removal of a rogue government, did not lambaste the Iranian Revolutionary regime for...
Jan 09 9:30am @7.1.17 "..." But not having an inkling as to the how the 'common man' goes about making his living, he used the language of fear and division, and thus used those who bought into his rhetoric for his...
‘Pervert’ Gorka Ripped For ‘Gross’ Joke About Greta Thunberg’s Body

‘Pervert’ Gorka Ripped For ‘Gross’ Joke About Greta Thunberg’s Body


Via: Tessylo  •  34 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Celebrity ‘Pervert’ Gorka Ripped For ‘Gross’ Joke About Greta Thunberg’s Body Ed Mazza January 8, 2020, 1:11 AM EST ‘Pervert’ Gorka Ripped For ‘Gross’ Joke About Greta Thunberg’s Body Sebastian Gorka , radio host and former aide to President  Donald Trump , is under fire after cracking a joke...
Jan 08 1:23pm @5.3 "..." Spot on, Tacos. Thank you, again.
Jan 08 12:52pm @4.1 "..."
Jan 08 8:14am @1.1 "..." When the challenges against her views on climate change become personal attacks, it is a clear indication that her distractors have nothing to logically rebut as to the message, so devolve...
A prediction about the coming split in the Methodist Church

A prediction about the coming split in the Methodist Church


Via: Donald J. Trump fan 1  •  19 comments  •  3 weeks ago
The conservative Methodist church will grow and the liberal one will join mainline Protestants in decline. 
Jan 08 12:18pm @3.1 "..." Well said. Thank you.
Ivanka Trump disrupted the conversation about women in tech

Ivanka Trump disrupted the conversation about women in tech


Via: Tessylo  •  79 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Ivanka Trump disrupted the conversation about women in tech Jessica Conditt Senior Editor January 8, 2020, 7:30 AM EST Decades of CES speaker pages and Las Vegas ballroom stages have been populated by men, some years exclusively....
Jan 08 12:14pm @3.1 "..." She has no sole. 
Greta Thunberg responds to Meat Loaf comment that she's been 'brainwashed'

Greta Thunberg responds to Meat Loaf comment that she's been 'brainwashed'


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  140 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Jan 07 10:23am @4.2.2 "..." And look what she has accomplished. As a father of a son with ASD, your flippant comments, friend, are at the best misinformed and at the worst, indicative of some disorder within the dark...
Jan 07 10:17am @5.1.2 "..." Ha! Good start...
Jan 07 10:06am @5.1 "..." ...with a Nobel Prize. Google the list of winners since it's inception and note the names. And in eight years you'll have posted maybe a couple thousand comments here and accomplished just...
Jan 07 9:51am @4.2 "..." Her affliction has nothing to do with this, and calling her a kid is relegating her detractors to acting like infants. Presently, she is the only adult in the room...reread her tweet.
The Impact of Killing Qassem Suleimani

The Impact of Killing Qassem Suleimani


By: al Jizzerror  •  411 comments  •  3 weeks ago
I think everyone considers Qassem Suleimani to be a fucking asshole who deserved to die.  He was responsible for thousands of deaths in the region including hundreds of Americans.  Butt is killing that murdering prick worth a war with Iran (and their proxies)?  Are American troops in the region in more danger as a result of the action?  Will there be more Embassy attacks in the region?  Will...
Jan 07 9:34am @3.1.62 "..." Exactly this. Arguing for it after the fact in the shallow attempt to equate it to the current situation is intellectually lazy. Just as any argument where past presidents and their acts,...
Jan 03 2:30pm @8.5.4 "..." And just as his name is invoked in dishonor at every opportunity, so will the next to face an impeachment trial. Neither is inculpable and neither is worthy of unflagging loyalty. 
Jan 03 11:37am @3.1.11 "..." Exactly what was posited, Mr. Jones. Tit for tat away, but the bottom line remains. Our position in the Middle East is not stronger nor more influential today than it was two days ago, two...
Jan 03 10:49am @6.2.2 "..." An oddly constructed rebuttal, even for a Friday. Clarification would be welcome, but so would world peace...the chances of either are slim to none, particularly on this Friday.
Jan 03 9:19am @3.1 "..." Agreed. In doing so unilaterally, without consulting Iraq and without the consent of Congress (usually required when our military is involved) it does indeed render any chance of Iran...
An End to Magical Thinking in the Middle East

An End to Magical Thinking in the Middle East


Via: Nerm_L  •  25 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Not long ago President Trump was lambasted for betraying Kurdish allies by withdrawing US troops from northern Syria to avoid a direct confrontation with Turkey who is a NATO ally.  Today President Trump is loudly criticized for escalating tensions and threatening war with Iran who has been an enemy of the United States since the 1970s.  The reality is that the US drone strike that killed...
Jan 06 2:53pm @2.1.8 "..." What companies developed those oil fields, what manufacturers built the pipelines, refineries, and ships to transport the oil, and what defense contractor builds the weapons and provides...
Jan 06 1:57pm @2.1.6 "..." Nope, $,$$$,$$$,$$$'s. Plain and simple. 
Trump’s One Foreign-Policy Idea Is to Make America More Like Its Enemies

Trump’s One Foreign-Policy Idea Is to Make America More Like Its Enemies


Via: JohnRussell  •  40 comments  •  3 weeks ago
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/01/trump-iran-war-crimes-cultural-bomb-foreign-policy.html President Trump’s risky escalation of the conflict with Iran has confused many people who took him, if not for a dove exactly, then for a skeptic of wars, especially in the Middle East. The unfolding Iran adventure seems to open once again the question of what principle, if any, defines this...
Jan 06 2:29pm @2.2 "..." The United States has never, since before it's inception, been a country with closed borders or closed minds as to it's place in the global community. We reached out to allies in support of...
Trump's "Pathetic" Video from 2011

Trump's "Pathetic" Video from 2011


By: al Jizzerror  •  327 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Please watch this short video (1:40). This is what HYPOCRISY looks like. Obviously, Obama did NOT "start a war with Iran". I can't wait to see the Trumpsters on NewsTalkers try to justify Trump's hypocrisy.
Jan 06 1:50pm @7.2.54 "..." The trump doctrine...always forthcoming once the initial assertion is found to be untenable, uninformed, or not productive in promoting a personal agenda. A doctrine adopted by many hereabout.
Jan 06 1:40pm @7.2.52 "..." An opinion piece vs. the official IAEA report. Believe what you will as your choice of information. Opinion vs. fact, partisan polemics vs. internationally accepted verification.
Don Jr posted photos of himself brandishing a modified assault rifle with CRUSADER etched on it -  Crusader imagery on weapons & propaganda has been used by Far-Right terrorists since Brevik

Don Jr posted photos of himself brandishing a modified assault rifle with CRUSADER etched on it - Crusader imagery on weapons & propaganda has been used by Far-Right terrorists since Brevik


By: JohnRussell  •  66 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Akil N Awan ✔ @Akil_N_Awan Don Jr posted photos of himself brandishing a modified assault rifle with CRUSADER etched on it, lower receiver modeled after a medieval Crusader helmet & mag printed with Hillary's face. Crusader imagery on weapons & propaganda has been used by Far-Right terrorists since Brevik...
Jan 06 11:48am @2.1.12 "..." The more things change, the more they stay the same. 
Congress to clash over Trump's war powers

Congress to clash over Trump's war powers


Via: Vic Eldred  •  21 comments  •  3 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Democrats will attempt to curb   President Trump ’s war powers after a U.S. drone strike killed a senior Iranian military leader in what lawmakers are calling a major escalation that could lead to war.  Senate Democrats are mobilizing behind a resolution that would force Trump to withdraw American troops from hostilities against Iran unless Congress declares war or passes a resolution...
Jan 06 11:17am @3.2.2 "..." If only that were so, Tessy. He has proved remarkably adept at tapping into the fear that has been roiling under the surface for so many in his base. Fear of moving past the inevitable...
Jan 06 10:28am @3.2 "..." ...every obstacle is self-imposed. No one can argue on moral grounds against I can 'grab them by the pussy', no one can argue on ethical grounds against 'there were good people on both...
Jan 06 8:47am @2 Fifty-two cards in a deck and he seems only too willing to play a childish game of war. 
Defiant Trump doubles down on threat to Iran cultural sites

Defiant Trump doubles down on threat to Iran cultural sites


Via: Krishna  •  53 comments  •  3 weeks ago
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that "every target that we strike will be a lawful target" (AFP Photo/Johannes EISELE) Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump doubled down Sunday on a threat to attack Iranian cultural sites despite accusations that any such strike would amount to a war crime. After his top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, had insisted that any military...
Jan 06 8:33am @7.2 "..." A sad state of affairs...and this aberration, who ascended to the highest office in the land in the perfect storm of fomenting distrust, fear mongering, and somehow using to his advantage...
Trump Tweets Threat to Commit War Crimes in Iran

Trump Tweets Threat to Commit War Crimes in Iran


Via: JohnRussell  •  60 comments  •  3 weeks ago
WAR CRIME "Making the clearly-recognized historic monuments, works of art or places of worship which constitute the cultural or spiritual heritage of peoples ... the object of attack" Geneva Convention Protocol I (also: U.S. Department of Defense, Law of War Manual, 5.18) pic.twitter.com/yqKLA6JHbY President Trump and his administration   have claimed   that the...
Jan 05 12:19pm @10.2.10 "..." However, invoking the 'counsel' of these two toadies does indeed meet the definition of sarcasm.
Jan 05 11:56am @10.2.9 "..." Nevermind. It seems I have once again failed to pass the partisan purity test...but the comments stand and the intention of the comments have not been rebutted other than in pursuit of the...
Jan 05 11:27am @10.2.7 "..." Thank you for the link, 1st, and duly noted. It is still incumbent upon him to realize the precipice upon which the entire world now stands given his decisions based on the results of...
Jan 05 10:58am @10.2.5 "..." No one knows...and that should be a big concern for all of us. 
Jan 05 10:44am @10.2.2 "..." From the oh, so secure nineteenth-hole at his resort? These are extraordinary measures he has taken. I think anyone would agree that the discussions to follow would be better undertaken...
Jan 05 10:31am @10.2 "..." It could be argued the escalating provocations are emanating from Mar-a-Lago. At the very least, he needs to get back to D.C. and receive briefings from his Joint Chiefs, the intelligence...
Jan 05 9:57am @4.2 "..." I'm afraid he put his foot in his mouth. The reference to attacking sites "important to...the Iranian culture" will be walked back, like so many other misstatements made in his unthinking,...
Jan 05 8:43am @1.2 "..." Should it occur, we are no better than the criminals who brought down the twin towers, a cultural symbol of NYC. That act did nothing but strengthen our resolve and if carried out, trump...
Did Donald Trump Just Start a War with Iran?

Did Donald Trump Just Start a War with Iran?


Via: Krishna  •  121 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Photo: Two American political leaders The U.S. drone strike that killed Major General Qasem Soleimani, one of Iran’s top military leaders, is an extremely provocative incident. It triggered  immediate vows of retaliation  from Tehran, and there is every reason to assume that the clerical government intends to fulfill those vows. Washington’s strike is the latest move in a...
Jan 05 11:15am @1.2.11 "..." With all due respect for your service, and that is most sincere, I disagree. Iran does not want a war in the conventional sense, as they would have no chance. Their war is a centuries old...
'Affluenza teen' jailed in Texas for probation violation

'Affluenza teen' jailed in Texas for probation violation


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  29 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Who do you blame when your kid is a brat Pampered and spoiled like a Siamese cat? Blaming the kids is a lion of shame You know exactly who's to blame: The mother and the father! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl
Jan 04 10:06am @3.1.2 "..." "Oh, I think you will find When your death takes its toll All the money you made will never buy back your soul." ~Bob Dylan
Jan 04 9:35am @3.1 "..." The best defense money can buy. Just ask Orenthal James. A sad and ugly side of our two-tiered judicial system...one for the haves and another for the have-nots. 
Which President Trump Accomplishment Do They Not Like???

Which President Trump Accomplishment Do They Not Like???


Via: Donald J. Trump fan 1  •  66 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Trump has done an awesome and amazing job as our President.  He keeps his promises and has many great accomplishments on his sterling record.  His opposition is totally going through the grief stages and is emerging with more TDS than ever.  The more he does for America and Americans the more secular progressives hate him.  We stand tall and proud tall in support of four more years!  We did...
Jan 03 2:38pm @1.1.1 "..." and from that post..."President Trump is receiving glory"... ???....glory holey moley...
The Lie Of The Year

The Lie Of The Year


Via: JohnRussell  •  112 comments  •  3 weeks ago
This article is a couple weeks old, but will always be timely. 
Jan 03 2:03pm @2.3.35 "..." Who?
Jan 03 2:02pm @2.3.34 "..." Simply and confidently, with eye witness accounts to the events and the facts that support their case...unless of course, those facts are deleterious to ones' defense.
Jan 03 1:37pm @2.3.26 ditto.
Jan 03 1:25pm @2.3.22 "..." "Hint: Education will relieve some of the symptoms."
Jan 03 1:14pm @2.3.19 "..." John may have reservations if lumping us into the same camp, as we have respectfully disagreed many times in the past. So let me respectfully disagree with your assertion here. My dislike...
Jan 03 11:29am @2.3.2 "..." No, they provided more than enough evidence to bring articles of impeachment before the Senate. Now if the the Senate would bring witnesses to contradict the testimony given before the...
Jan 03 10:26am @2.3 "..." No, trump got the impeachment, and deservedly so. Using our public trust for personal gain rises to the level of abuse of his powers, regardless of the partisan intentions and excuses from...
Wake up, Republicans. Your party stands for all the wrong things now.

Wake up, Republicans. Your party stands for all the wrong things now.


Via: JohnRussell  •  89 comments  •  4 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
He bet that Republican voters didn’t really care about free trade or mutual security, or about the environment or Europe, much less deficits. He rebranded kindness and compassion as “PC” and elevated division and bigotry as the admirable goals of just being politically incorrect. Trump didn’t make Americans more racist; he just normalized the resentments that were simmering in many...
Jan 02 4:43pm @1.2.41 "..." No harm, no foul DR, and I'm never one to put words in another posters' mouth. Apologies if that was what my perhaps clunky response to your post elicited. Just driving home the point that...
Jan 02 4:20pm @1.2.39 "..." This is a venue to express ones' thoughts. If our words do not directly confront another individual in a derogatory manner, it has been allowed to stand. The moderators here do a thankless...
Jan 02 2:05pm @4.1.2 "..." Agreed. We find ourselves already nearly a quarter of the way through this new Century and the parties in power are at a loss as to how to grow forward. The GOP is clinging to the vestiges...
Jan 02 1:52pm @1.2.35 "..." Well DR, I t think neutrality is better left to the Swiss. Either you accept the behavior, political or personal, oozing from this administration or you don't...nothing neutral about that....
Jan 02 1:28pm @4.1 "..." Well said. If ever there was a window for a viable third party to rise and represent those who will not defer to, nor condone the rhetoric spewed from either fringe, it is now. The coming...
Jan 02 8:07am @3.1.13 "..." An odd admonition given the unwavering support given to the current resident of what he has turned into the offal office. I agree that a primary challenge is in order, particularly when the...
Thank You Democrats for the Best Christmas Ever!

Thank You Democrats for the Best Christmas Ever!


Via: Donald J. Trump fan 1  •  150 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Thank you democrats for all you gave us Americans for CHRISTmas 🎄. We appreciate all they have shown us about their frauds and hoaxes. We are as a result going to re elect our President.  
Jan 02 3:34pm @3.2.18 "..." His epitaph...Patriotism was a good idea...but laid to rest with me in the name of 'trumpism'. It's very definition has been bastardized by those who support this fractured individual who...
Democratic insiders: Bernie could win the nomination

Democratic insiders: Bernie could win the nomination


Via: The People's Fish  •  253 comments  •  3 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Suddenly, Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is being taken seriously. For months, the Vermont senator was written off by Democratic Party insiders as a candidate with a committed but narrow base who was too far left to win the primary. Elizabeth Warren had skyrocketed in the polls and seemed to be leaving him behind in the race to be progressive voters’ standard-bearer in 2020....
Jan 02 2:28pm @5.1.92 "..." So easy to see, and yet for so many, so easy to ignore. A cultural phenomenon that will be dissected by sociologists and political scientists for years to come. A cautionary tale at the...
The Mysteries Of Time

The Mysteries Of Time


Via: JohnRussell  •  4 comments  •  4 weeks ago
The Mysteries of Time As 2019 slides into 2020, we pause for a moment to ponder this mysterious thing called time. You can’t hold it in your hand. You can’t stop it, slow it down,  speed it up, or run it in reverse. You can’t see it any more than you can see the wind. But you can see its effects. When told the reason for Daylight Saving time, the old Indian said: “Only...
Jan 01 11:22am @2 "Time" by Pink Floyd "Every year is getting shorter never seem to find the time. Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines..."