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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 27 12:17am @16 RIP Kobe
Trump’s spiritual adviser commands ‘all satanic pregnancies to miscarry’

Trump’s spiritual adviser commands ‘all satanic pregnancies to miscarry’


By: JohnRussell  •  81 comments  •  2 hours ago
Jan 26 8:44pm @8.3 And you are totally cool with a guy who thinks your religion is bullshit, and uses it, and you, for his own personal gains? 
Jan 26 8:37pm @2.1 This type of coment makes me hope an asteroid hits this planet. Our species should not be allowed to move beyond our Earth. 
A Very Sad Day

A Very Sad Day


Via: Thrawn 31  •  4 comments  •  21 hours ago
Jan 26 8:09pm @2.1 You never think things like this would happen to people of his means. Just goes to show how fragile life is. 
Jan 26 7:49pm @1 Shocking and devastating for the entire sports world. My heart and sympathies for his family, I cannot imagine how hard this is for them. 
Schiff Shifts To Telling Lies In Senate

Schiff Shifts To Telling Lies In Senate


By: Citizen Kane-473667  •  127 comments  •  2 minutes ago
It was bad enough when Schiff lied in his personal witch hunt headquarters in the House Intelligence Committee  Chambers in the House of Representatives, in the press, and now in the Senate too, but here is the one that probably will be the most damning to his cause of all: (Link) The blowback was swift, and several awing Senators took particular umbrage to the rumor he is...
Jan 26 3:34am @14 American democracy is over. The GOP has just ushered in a truly imperial president. The Congress is just a rubber stamp, and the courts are to be ignored. As soon as fat fuck is off the hook that...
Trump official Betsy DeVos says being pro-choice is akin to supporting slavery

Trump official Betsy DeVos says being pro-choice is akin to supporting slavery


Via: Tessylo  •  62 comments  •  5 minutes ago
Politics Trump official Betsy DeVos says being pro-choice is akin to supporting slavery Zoe Tidman The Independent January 24, 2020, 7:11 AM EST In March, congress passed a school safety bill that allocated $50m a year to local school districts but expressly prohibited the use of the money for firearms: EPA A top Trump official has compared...
Jan 26 3:23am @9 Where to even start with this bitch...
Trump Screamed At Pentagon Leaders And Told Them They Were ‘Dopes’ And ‘Babies’

Trump Screamed At Pentagon Leaders And Told Them They Were ‘Dopes’ And ‘Babies’


Via: JohnRussell  •  134 comments  •  5 days ago
Trump Screamed At Pentagon Leaders And Told Them They Were ‘Dopes’ And ‘Babies’ It didn’t end there; According to Leonnig and Rucker, Trump became so angry that “he wasn’t taking many breaths” and bellowed to the commanders in a fit of rage, “I wouldn’t go to war with you people.” “You’re a bunch of dopes and babies,” he shouted. Everyone in the room was shocked. “How...
Jan 18 8:21pm @10 "..." You can stop right there. He is a known draft dodger, has degraded the military and military personnel in the past, and as such anything he has to say about the courage, honor, or service...
Trump privately detailed the Soleimani airstrike to donors at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser

Trump privately detailed the Soleimani airstrike to donors at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser


Via: PJ  •  35 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
President Trump delivered a dramatic account of the airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, joked that he doesn’t care if construction projects kill all the rattlesnakes and noted his indifference to the budget during a private dinner with deep-pocketed donors Friday night at Mar-a-Lago, according to audio files obtained by The Washington Post. Trump, his tone subdued and...
Jan 18 8:17pm @2.3.12 He sold us out to China how? I want specific details that I know you don't have. 
Jan 18 8:16pm @2.3.11 What damage was that exactly? Like specifically, how did he damage the military? 
Jan 18 8:15pm @2.3.10 Deficits did drop though. 
Jan 18 8:15pm @2.3.9 [Deleted] You couldn't stop bitching that Obama hadn't reduced deficits enough or fast enough. Then fat fuck comes into office and your tune changed 100%. This is why your opinions are meaningless. 
US, China sign historic phase one trade deal

US, China sign historic phase one trade deal


Via: Vic Eldred  •  22 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
President Trump  signed a landmark trade agreement with China, heralding a period of detente in a  trade war  between the world's two largest economies fueled by decades of complaints that Beijing was manipulating its currency and stealing trade secrets from American firms. The pact, detailed in a 94-page document, is only the initial phase of a broader deal that Trump has said may...
Jan 16 11:05am @5.1.3 "..." What exactly was done? I mean, things are more expensive for me, but what exactly did we get other than China will buy more beans from mega farms? Really, what makes this "deal" good for...
Jan 16 11:03am @7 So basically the deal is we all still get to pay more in taxes at the store and China has agreed to buy more soy beans and has made some vague to meaningless promises on a number of fronts? That...
Jan 16 12:00am @2.2.2 And was replaced by one in 2017, never above 50% at any point, even with a soaring economy. Most pathetic presidency ever. The economy is the presidential viagra, and even with that Trump struggles...
Jan 15 11:24pm @2.2 I doubt it. There is only so much you can do to governments that kinda hate their own people. 
Jan 15 11:20pm @4 A deal so historic, that it hasn't even been released yet! That is how fucking awesome it is! Let's see what is in it first. Then we can decide if it is beneficial, the status quo, or a Standard...
‘Unholy collusion’

‘Unholy collusion’


Via: Larry Hampton  •  240 comments  •  one week ago
Jan 16 10:56am @7 "..." The soul is dog shit. American Evangelicals have shown many times, but none more plainly than their support of Trump, that their religious and moral values are complete nonsense. They don't...
Jan 15 11:56pm @6.1.5 So basically if w reelect fat fuck, we will be undoing the US government. 
Jan 15 11:55pm @6.1.4 "..." So if Lucifer ran and said all the same shit Trump said, you would vote foe him?  You did say "One can vote for a person because of their ideas and policies instead of personal matters" I...
The NCAA Needs to Change ASAP

The NCAA Needs to Change ASAP


Via: Thrawn 31  •  8 comments  •  2 weeks ago
This will probably result in NCAA fines for the program even though these kids are turning pro after the whistle. 
Jan 16 10:52am @3.1 "..." Billions per year.  "..." That is exactly what they are. Every pro sports team is a season ticket holder for multiple universities specifically so their scouts can go and observe...
Jan 16 10:24am @2.1 For basketball yes, I agree completely. Unfortunately for football players it is a little bit different. There is a significant difference (in most cases) between the body of an 18 year old, and...
Jan 16 12:32am @1 "Star quarterback Joe Burrow was asked on a Barstool Sports podcast Wednesday if the money was real. His response: "I'm not a student-athlete anymore, so I can say yeah."  And that is a fucking...
An important message for my old friends on here from Randy

An important message for my old friends on here from Randy


By: Randy  •  29 comments  •  2 weeks ago
I just want my old friends on here to know that my wife of 26 years, Joan Luise, passed away peacefully in her sleep last night of heart disease after being home for the past 5 months on Hospice Care.
Jan 12 5:04pm @14 My sympathies. 
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 10 12:35am @3 This is super gay. Whatever in the fuck this is.
23% Of Americans Can Identify Iran On A World Map

23% Of Americans Can Identify Iran On A World Map


Via: JohnRussell  •  30 comments  •  2 weeks ago
https://twitter.com/jpiacenza/status/1214897511414013954/photo/1
Jan 10 12:31am @7.1 Goddamn fortress Australia. 
Jan 10 12:27am @6.1.2 Gotta love American ed! Some people actually put Iran within the US in that survey... does our species really deserve to exist beyond this planet? 
Jan 10 12:19am @3.1.5 If education paid realistic money teaching would be one of the most desired jobs in the country. There is always the "insult" that teachers are glorified babysitters, but if that is the case then...
Jan 10 12:10am @1.2 This kind of thing makes me hate our species. 
Jan 10 12:06am @3.1.3 I am not shitting you, when I was student teaching in 2014 ther world map in the classroom had the fucking Soviet Union on it. According to the teacher the school hadn't had money to fix that kind...
Jan 10 12:04am @3.2 Fucking fund geography, history, and civics [delete]
Jan 10 12:03am @6.1 Is it crazy that I think people should be able to identify at least the 20 largest countries on a map? 
Jan 10 12:02am @4.1 If only we knew what happens when you die, suicide might be a pretty decent option. Skip all that bullshit. 
Jan 10 12:01am @5 Americans are fucking dumb, the general population definitely embarrasses me. 
GOP Lawmaker In DWI Case Reportedly Blames Wife: 'You Know How Women Drive'

GOP Lawmaker In DWI Case Reportedly Blames Wife: 'You Know How Women Drive'


Via: Tessylo  •  11 comments  •  3 weeks ago
HuffPost Ed Mazza January 8, 2020, 4:57 AM EST GOP Lawmaker In DWI Case Reportedly Blames Wife: 'You Know How Women Drive' The top-ranking Republican in the New York State Assembly who was  arrested and accused of DWI  after crashing his state-owned SUV last week reportedly tried to blame his wife. Brian...
Jan 09 2:47am @3.1.3 To be fair, by tomorrow Trump will tweet about this like a 14 year old and make his position well known. Really this is just preemptive. 
Jan 09 1:12am @6 Doubt he will be married for much longer. 
Bloomberg blasts Sanders' 'outrageous' claim that Soleimani strike was an 'assassination'

Bloomberg blasts Sanders' 'outrageous' claim that Soleimani strike was an 'assassination'


Via: KDMichigan  •  166 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg balked at fellow 2020 candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders' suggestion that President Trump carried out an "assassination" when he ordered a lethal strike on Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. When asked about the descriptor, Bloomberg said: "If he was talking about killing the general ... this is a guy who had an awful amount of American blood on his...
Jan 09 1:31am @5.1.3 "..." [DeletedThinking] an assassination was ill-advised and siding with the enemy are vastly different things. [Deleted] A lot of my brothers and sisters were killed and wounded by the acts...
Jan 09 1:25am @4.2.18 Pretty fucking sure this one got the okay from the top guy. I mean, assassinating a prominent foreign official of a hostile government when it could very well spark a war, is no small thing.So...
Jan 09 1:16am @4.2.17 Yeah, sure, whatever.  Back in the land of reality, we just assassinated the second most powerful person in a hostile government with influence and ability to retaliate throughout the entire ME....
Jan 09 1:13am @6.1.2 So then who gives a shit either way? They are going to build a bomb, let's stop pissing our pants about it. 
Jan 05 9:13pm @4.2.11 "..." Even so, he was the second highest ranking official within a recognized government that we are not at war with. "..." Yes. "..." So wait, only those who dislike Trump are concerned...
Jan 05 9:04pm @6 "..." What part of "more incentive" confused you? And yes, the economic relief was binding and conditional. "..." And now they will probably push with all their might and we may greet 2021...
Jan 05 6:35pm @4.1.18 "..." One gigantic difference, we are not at war with Iran. "..." Except that we are not at war with Iran. "..." When was this declaration of war announced? I guess the world's media...
Jan 05 6:29pm @4.1.15 Sorry dude, it is a dictionary definition assassination. Not saying anyone is going to miss him, but I worry about the consequences of this act. It could be that a lot more Americans are killed in...
Jan 05 6:27pm @4.2.4 We are not at war with Iran. We intentionally killed the second most powerful person within their government, how is that not an assassination? 
Jan 05 6:26pm @5 I mean, it was definitely an assassination. The guy was a bastard no doubt and we are better off without him, but I have serious reservations about dip shit approving the assassination. Iran has...
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 09 1:10am @9.2.4 And that is a massive problem. If that is the reality, then democracy is gone. 
Jan 09 1:09am @10 Man, he really does not want diplomacy to work. 
Jan 05 10:40pm @3 Can the guy, for once, stop making shit worse? He is like the demon of fuck up. Goddamnit, stop giving the ayatollah propaganda! You are basically telling 81 million people that the Persian...
Humor: Can This Teenager Use a Rotary Phone?

Humor: Can This Teenager Use a Rotary Phone?


Via: Krishna  •  28 comments  •  3 weeks ago
The internet has made so many things obsolete, like maps, phone books, and rotary phones. Ellen was curious to see how young people would function without the world wide web, so she challenged a 17-year-old to use all three... creating hilarious results.
Jan 09 1:07am @3.3 No one can. That is an impossible task.
Jan 09 1:02am @4.1 My example was a telegraph. I know how use a rotary phone, of course they were on the out when I was a kid, but ask me to send a telegraph and I will look at you like you are retarded. I am sure...
Jan 09 12:47am @7.2 Honestly, it is kinda like watching some old people try to operate a keyboard. In her defense though, I doubt she has even seen a rotary phone.  That would be like asking anyone today, born at...
Jan 09 12:46am @8 Shit, that would be like asking me to use a telegraph and I was born in the 80s. Honestly, my kids won't even know what a house phone is unless we explain it to them. Of course, folding the fucking...
Tucker Carlson: Now is the time to pull out of Iraq for good

Tucker Carlson: Now is the time to pull out of Iraq for good


Via: Krishna  •  31 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Tucker Carlson said it is time for the U.S. to remove itself from Middle Eastern affairs after years of war in   Iraq   and the surrounding region. The "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host said Wednesday that President Trump had the right idea in 2007, when the future president said during an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer that there is no way to successfully democratize Iraq. "So...
Jan 09 12:42am @3 Good, let's leave. I thought we already did that. Aside from what we need to make sure ISIS stays down, fuck that place. Was a goddamn mistake to go in, and was a goddamn mistake to stay. The...
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 09 12:39am @15.1.1 Because a lot of you all just can't let her go, which tells me that she isn't the only one. 
Jan 09 12:38am @11.3 "..." Or just about making the shit we do not so destructive. Not exactly a bad thing since we have only this one planet and we do not have a backup in any way shape or form.  "..." Welcome...
Jan 09 12:31am @12.1 Is he still alive? Honestly I kinda thought he has been dead for like 10 years. 
Jan 09 12:30am @15 I just have to ask, what is it about old white dudes and going after teenage autistic girls? Is she autistic? I can't really remember, I am really not sure because I haven't paid a whole lot of...
Trump’s order to strike Iranian commander sparks fresh debate in Congress over war powers

Trump’s order to strike Iranian commander sparks fresh debate in Congress over war powers


Via: Krishna  •  11 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) unveiled plans to use privileges in the War Powers Act to at least force votes on a debate in the Senate on authorizing use of force. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post) A bipartisan clutch of rank-and-file lawmakers seized on President Trump’s order for a lethal missile strike against an Iranian leader to spark a new debate over the parameters for...
Jan 06 5:01pm @2 War Powers need to be seriously curtailed. 
Fox News host comes out against Trump's airstrike

Fox News host comes out against Trump's airstrike


Via: Krishna  •  13 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Chip Somodevilla/Getty One of the most prominent figures on Fox News isn’t joining in on the cheerleading of   President Donald Trump’s assassination of Iran’s most important military leader. During his show on Friday, host Tucker Carlson delivered a lengthy monologue criticizing the escalation of tensions with Iran sparked by the killing of   Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem...
Jan 06 12:43am @5.1.2 Have you picked up your rifle and started heading towards the trenches?  People like you make me hate our species. 
Jan 05 10:36pm @5 Hot damn, we agree! The assassination was poorly thought out, and now we may have completely fucked ourselves. Diplomacy is no longer an option, now we have only WW1 style escalation unless...
Iraq Tells Trump GTFO After Soleimani Strike

Iraq Tells Trump GTFO After Soleimani Strike


Via: Krishna  •  85 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Photo: Getty Images On Sunday, just days after the U.S. strike that killed the powerful Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, the Trump administration got its first real taste of international pushback. The Iraqi parliament voted to oust American troops from the country and Tehran announced that it would pull completely out of its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal....
Jan 06 12:41am @5.2.1 Maybe, but either way the Russians will probably take advantage.
Jan 06 12:32am @1.1.1 So Trump failed?
Aftermath of a Rebellion

Aftermath of a Rebellion


By: Vic Eldred  •  22 comments  •  3 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Progressives are protesting throughout the nation for the terrorist who killed hundreds of American soldiers and was planning more attacks before being eliminated by a courageous President. "Anti-war demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the U.S. and in London on Saturday to protest Washington’s killing of the top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Iraq and urge...
Jan 05 10:28pm @4.1.1 You left out one part. Iran: Okay, but we are going to make shit miserable for you. Plan on a lot more American deaths in the region, maybe some Hormuz fuck ups, and possibly some missile strikes...
Jan 05 10:12pm @2.2 You would do well to take that to heart. 
Jan 05 10:10pm @4 Or maybe they just wanted to see fewer American deaths?  This assassination was.. mistimed. The guy is a bastard no doubt. He needed to die. But this was not the moment and not the way. Not at...
Iran faces dilemma in avenging general's death: To strike back without starting a war

Iran faces dilemma in avenging general's death: To strike back without starting a war


Via: Krishna  •  47 comments  •  3 weeks ago
A boy in Tehran carries a portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq early on Friday. (Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP) WASHINGTON — Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, vowed to exact “severe revenge” for the Thursday night U.S. airstrike that killed the country’s most famous general, but the Iranian regime will have to walk a...
Jan 05 10:19pm @6.1 No  [DELETED ,] those opposed just think it was ill-timed and not sufficiently supported. Fuck that guy. But this assassination could have far worse consequences. A lot more Americans may die as a...
Jan 05 9:38pm @2.2.15 Dude, countries have operated on the difference between proxy and hot wars for the last 70 years, don't fuck that up. Hot wars are much worse than proxy wars. Trump went ahead and possible fucked...
Jan 05 9:35pm @4.1 They almost have to, Trump has kinda put everyone in a WW1 scenario.
Jan 05 9:34pm @5 Meh, they will ultimately win a war. The fact is the US no longer has the treasure or desire to beat Iran in a war. Iran: 81 million people, 3 times the size of Iraq, nightmare terrain, will...
'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 05 9:53pm @3.2.1 The judge was a disgrace. 
Jan 05 9:51pm @6.1 Lol second chance, this kid and his parents acted like HE was the victim throughout this entire thing. Everyone else was fucked up for letting him get behind the wheel while shit faced, kill 4...
Jan 05 9:49pm @5.2.1 Or he could become an avid Trump supporter (most likely since apparently he thinks money makes you immune to morality and justice) by becoming a Neo-Nazi.
Jan 05 9:39pm @4.3 Take the last line and apply it to the first IMO.
Trump's old tweets about Obama attacking Iran come back to haunt him

Trump's old tweets about Obama attacking Iran come back to haunt him


Via: Krishna  •  21 comments  •  3 weeks ago
Photo: The Great American Disconnect Tweets from 2011 and 2012 in which Donald Trump predicted that President Barack Obama would start a war with Iran to secure his reelection have gone viral, after the U.S. assassinated a top Iranian general, dramatically escalating its confrontation with Iran.
Jan 05 6:36pm @6 Trump is a raging hypocrite, what else is new? 
Iraq Protesters Break Into U.S. Embassy Compound in Baghdad

Iraq Protesters Break Into U.S. Embassy Compound in Baghdad


Via: Vic Eldred  •  94 comments  •  3 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
BAGHDAD — Protesters broke into the heavily guarded compound of the United States Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday and lit fires inside to express their anger over   American airstrikes   that killed 24 members of an Iranian-backed militia over the weekend. Chanting “Death to America!” thousands of protesters and militia members demonstrated outside the embassy compound, throwing rocks,...
Jan 01 5:30am @7.1.4 Yeah, the oil disruption wouldn't be worth it. 
Jan 01 5:28am @5.1.1 Lol, the final stamp of failure of our mission.  I mean I knew on my last tour that we hand't accomplished much, but damn, sad sight to see that our leaders failed us this badly. The entire war...
Jan 01 5:19am @8.1 Sorry kids. Have fun sitting in the desert hoping you don't get blown up on some random ass day for no fucking reason. Welcome to 21st century American wars from a fellow vet. Crazy to think my...
All the West Virginia cadets pictured giving a Nazi salute will be fired, governor says

All the West Virginia cadets pictured giving a Nazi salute will be fired, governor says


Via: Freefaller  •  29 comments  •  3 weeks ago
All of the West Virginia correctional cadets seen apparently giving a Nazi salute will be fired, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced.  The image, discovered in early December, shows the members of the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation Basic Training Class 18 with one arm raised. The text above reads "HAIL BYRD!" in a reference to a training instructor for...
Jan 01 5:15am @5 Fuck'em. Every single one. 
Texas shows the country how to minimize the loss of life during a mass shooting attempt. (Warning Graphic Video)

Texas shows the country how to minimize the loss of life during a mass shooting attempt. (Warning Graphic Video)


By: The People's Fish  •  95 comments  •  3 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Texas Senate Bill 535 went into effect on September 1st 2019 allowing for licences carry in places of worship. Joe Biden criticized Governor Abbott for signing the bill calling it irrational. The Bill was introduced after the 2017 Southern Springs Church shooting in New Braunfels that killed 23. Yesterday tragedy struck in White Settlement Texas at the West Freeway Church of Christ. A...
Jan 01 5:12am @11 Armed guards, actual people desegnated as security personnel, stopped another massacre (one of them died). That is great! But how did a mentally disturbed homeless person aquire a firearm to begin...