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  • Dad forces daughter to walk 5 miles to school in freezing weather after she was kicked off bus [tr]

    12/06/2018 5:17:18 AM PST · by bgill · 159 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec. 6, 2018 | Ariel Zilber
    An Ohio father punished his daughter by making her walk five miles to school in 36 degrees after she was thrown off the bus for bullying. Matt Cox of Swanton said in a Facebook post that his 10-year-old daughter was suspended from the school bus last Friday. This was the second time that she had gotten into trouble for bullying. The young girl told her father that he would have to drive her to school for an entire week.
  • Charles Daly Shotguns

    12/06/2018 5:12:48 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/ | F Jardim
    How an American, an Italian and a Turkish-made triple-barrel shotgun revived America’s premier sporting arms brand. Over the past 142 years, the name Charles Daly has earned its place as one of the most recognizable and respected brands in imported firearms. Mr. Charles Daly and his partners got started in the firearms business in New York City in 1875. By 1889 they renamed the company Charles Daly and a great American shotgun brand was born. Charles Daly didn’t design or manufacture shotguns. Why should he when he knew the best ones were made in Europe by craftsmen with generational experience?...
  • God’s Will and Your Spouse

    12/06/2018 5:06:06 AM PST · by Gamecock · 4 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 12/6/2018
    “Let the young woman to whom I shall say, ‘Please let down your jar that I may drink,’ and who shall say, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels’—let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I shall know that you have shown steadfast love to my master” (v. 14). - Genesis 24 Sometimes we make things more complicated than they need to be. We agonize over the will of God, thinking that understanding it should be arduous and time consuming. We weigh our options again and again, expending much effort in making...
  • The Left’s War on Women Just Keeps Building

    12/06/2018 5:01:35 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 27 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Hey, Bloomberg caught onto this reality just yesterday: Bloomberg Opinion âś” @bopinion - No dinners with female colleagues - DonÂ’t sit next to them on flights - Book hotel rooms on different floors - Avoid one-on-one meetings Wall Street's controversial strategies for the #MeToo era are making life even harder for women https://bloom.bg/2RvZYzx 1,064 6:47 PM - Dec 3, 2018 Twitter Ads info and privacy Wall Street Rule for the #MeToo Era: Avoid Women at All Cost No more dinners with female colleagues. DonÂ’t sit next to them on flights. Book hotel rooms on different floors. Avoid one-on-one meetings. bloomberg.com...
  • On this Date in 1865

    12/06/2018 5:00:57 AM PST · by Bull Snipe · 22 replies
    Amendment XIII to the Constitution of the United States is ratified.
  • Thursday Thwacks

    12/06/2018 4:55:17 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 9 replies
    email from a friend | 12/6/2018 | unknown
    A Priest was being honored at his retirement dinner after 25 years in the parish. A leading local figure and member of the congregation was chosen to make the presentation and to give a little speech at the dinner. However, he was delayed, so the Priest decided to say his own few words while they waited: I got my first impression of the parish from the first confession I heard here. I thought I had been assigned to a terrible place. The very first person who entered my confessional told me he had stolen a television set and, when questioned...
  • Joe Biden Signals Consideration For 2020 – ‘I’m the Most Qualified’

    12/06/2018 4:22:37 AM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 42 replies
    MenRec ^ | 12/06/2018
    Former Vice President Joe Biden gave the strongest signal yet that he is considering a presidential campaign in 2020, describing himself as the “most qualified” person to fill the role. “I’ll be as straight with you as I can,” Biden told a Montana crowd as he promoted his memoir, Promise Me, Dad. “I think I’m the most qualified person in the country to be president.” It is an unmistakable shot across the bow, staking his claim to the Democrat party’s nomination.
  • Rosie O'Donnell: President Trump Should 'Rot in Jail'

    12/06/2018 4:16:03 AM PST · by Zakeet · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 5, 2018 | Justin Caruso
    Actress, former View host, and long-time hater of President Donald Trump Rosie O'Donnell declared Wednesday that Trump should "rot in jail." [Snip] During an October appearance on MSNBC, O’Donnell called Trump “evil” and admitted that she got “physically sick” on election night in 2016. "I actually got physically sick that night. I thought to myself, this cannot be happening," she said. "When he got the nomination, I thought I just have to wait until election day. And then he won. It took a good year to compose myself in public again. I took a year out of the spotlight." The...
  • Florida’s Rick Scott Won’t Join the Senate Until Jan. 8

    12/06/2018 4:12:58 AM PST · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    rollcall ^ | December 6, 2018
    GOP senator-elect holding onto governor post until Ron DeSantis takes over Florida Sen.-elect Rick Scott has opted to remain governor of the Sunshine State until Republican Ron DeSantis takes over, delaying his swearing-in for the Senate to Jan. 8. His fellow senators-elect will join the chamber on Jan. 3 at the start of the 116th Congress. “Gov. Scott will remain governor until January 8th, 2019,” John Tupps, a spokesman for Scott, told the Tampa Bay Times. “U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to hold the ceremony for Governor Scott's swearing-in as U.S. senator from Florida that afternoon.” Tupps...
  • The long fallout of President George H.W. Bush's complicated racial legacy

    12/06/2018 4:00:54 AM PST · by be-baw · 30 replies
    NBC News ^ | December 6, 2018 | Janell Ross
    Sub-headline: Bush’s tough-on-crime stance in his 1988 campaign has been cited by historians as helping to drive decades of politics low on justice or equity. Inside the National Cathedral in Washington and beyond it on Wednesday, George H.W. Bush was lauded as a courageous and decorous leader, “America’s last great soldier-statesman.” He was described as a loving father, a man with an appreciation for the zany parts of life and, as one columnist put it, the vanishing embodiment of a ruling class of trusted WASPs. snip Bush employed a strategy of subtle stereotyping, playing on suspicion, fear and group-based guilt,...
  • Whistleblower Advocates, Attorneys Condemn FBI Raid On Clinton Foundation Whistleblower

    12/06/2018 3:51:17 AM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/05/2018 | Richard Pollock
    Whistleblower advocates across the political spectrum condemned an FBI raid on the home of a recognized whistleblower who reported potential wrongdoing surrounding the Clinton Foundation, the Uranium One deal and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Daily Caller News Foundation, in a bombshell report, detailed how 16 FBI agents raided the home of Dennis Cain, a former employee of an FBI contractor, on Nov. 19. They rummaged through his home for six hours even though he told them that Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz awarded him whistleblower status, according to Cain’s lawyer, Michael Socarras. Horowitz instructed a...
  • Miss America yanks N.J. pageant's license, throwing congeniality out the window

    12/06/2018 3:37:51 AM PST · by SMGFan · 37 replies
    NJ Advanced Media ^ | December 5, 2018
    n the weeks before the Miss America competition in September, various factions of the pageant faithful were at war over changes to the traditional Atlantic City event implemented by new pageant leaders. Somehow, the pageant weathered the drama long enough to crown Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin, onstage at Boardwalk Hall. Now, the pageant's internal strife is entering the public arena once again. The Associated Press reports that pageant leaders have terminated the licenses of several state pageants, including the Miss New Jersey pageant. Miss America has already moved to replace the directors of five other state pageants. Now, the...
  • Today's Toons 12/6/18

    12/06/2018 3:20:41 AM PST · by pookie18 · 26 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 12/6/18 | pookie18
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  • France Latest: Macron Appears To Be Making More Concessions To Shut Down Protests

    12/06/2018 2:40:28 AM PST · by Nextrush · 32 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/6/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The government in France put out the word Wednesday night that the fuel tax would be suspended not just for six months, but for all of next year (2019). The leader of the opposition National Rally (former National Front) Marine Le Pen tweeted late Wednesday night that President Emmanuel Macron should pledge on his honor not to reintroduce the tax wit the amended budget in the spring. Whether this apparent concession will help stamp out protests is uncertain. Four have died and hundreds have been injured in the weeks of protests by the "yellow vests" but now high school and...
  • Colorado town overturns ban on snowball fights thanks to 9-year-old boy

    12/06/2018 2:37:46 AM PST · by SMGFan · 33 replies
    CBS ^ | December 4, 2018
    SEVERANCE, Colo. — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept town of Severance, presented his arguments at a town board meeting Monday night, and members voted unanimously to lift the ban. "The children of Severance want the opportunity to have a snowball fight like the rest of the world," Best said during his presentation, according to local newspaper The Greeley Tribune. "The law...
  • Brexit debate: My deal delivers on referendum, says May

    12/06/2018 12:47:34 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies
    bbc.com ^ | December 6, 2018 | BBC
    Theresa May has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme her EU deal delivers on the result of the 2016 referendum.
  • End the War on ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’! It’s Feminist — Really

    12/05/2018 11:55:55 PM PST · by dennisw · 82 replies
    /variety. ^ | 9 4 2018 | /variety.
    Commentary: Canada's CBC is the latest radio outlet to ban "Baby" as offensive. Who to believe — radio programmers, or actual feminists? There is one group, and one group only, that should be crusading against the performance of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” in public: vicious maiden aunts. These treacherous protectors of niece-ly chastity have no coalition in 2018, so far as we’ve heard. (Speak up and say your piece if you’re out there, Auntie Lame Society.). So the campaign against Frank Loesser’s 1940s classic has been left to others — not so much feminists, as rumored, since most who’ve thought...
  • Infants' liquid Ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar recalled

    12/05/2018 11:48:44 PM PST · by FrogMom · 4 replies
    KOLD News 13 ^ | 12-05-2018 | PR Newswire
    TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled three (3) lots of Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail level. The recalled product has been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen. The company is warning that there is a possibility that infants may be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated kidney injury because they are more susceptible to a higher potency level of the drug. Side effects are nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, or more rarely, diarrhea. Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding are also possible adverse effects. To...
  • Colorado’s Hickenlooper staffs up for possible 2020 bid

    12/05/2018 10:53:27 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 5, 2018 | Nicholas Riccardi and James Anderson
    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and his allies are taking new steps toward launching a presidential campaign, including interviews with dozens of potential staffers and hiring a pollster and national fundraiser, according to a person close to the Democrat.He’s already launched a political action committee that allows him to raise money nationally and hired his 2014 campaign manager, Brad Komar, to run it. Since the PAC was formed in September, Komar has done 80 interviews with possible campaign staffers, the person said. Of those, Hickenlooper has conducted or participated in 30 interviews. The operation has hired Democratic veteran Anna Greenberg as...
  • Clinton Foundation ‘Pay to Play’ Model Under Investigation

    12/05/2018 10:32:48 PM PST · by bitt · 68 replies
    theepochtimes.com ^ | 12/5/2018 | seamus bruner
    Seven documented examples of when payments to the Clintons and their foundation coincided with political favors The Clinton Foundation has raised more than $2 billion since its inception in 1997, and Bill and Hillary Clinton have been paid more than $150 million for delivering speeches. Notably, these payments increased dramatically after Hillary Clinton took office as secretary of state in 2009. The tens of millions of dollars that flowed directly to the Clintons or their foundation, from foreign governments or other entities (or “benefactors”) who could benefit from Secretary Clinton’s actions, seem to pose inherent conflicts of interest. The foundation...