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  • Will Trump go quietly in 2021? [facepalm alert]

    03/14/2019 8:22:46 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 50 replies
    TNS via Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | 3/13/2019 | JOHN M. CRISP
    I give comedian Bill Maher credit for being the first to suggest, at least a year ago, that if Trump isn’t re-elected, he will not leave office peacefully. As recently as his last show, he was having trouble getting his guests – from the left and the right – to take that concern seriously. Not give up power peacefully? Outrageous. But during his two-hour speech at CPAC last week Trump asserted that “Democrats hate America.” He was cheered wildly. Can we be certain that Trump won’t call on his deeply committed and well-armed supporters to take to the streets to...
  • Marvel Studios: The world is ready for an LGBT superhero

    03/14/2019 8:09:12 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 70 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | March 11th 2019 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    The production chief for Marvel Studios has added fuel to rumors that its next on-screen leading man will be same-sex attracted. On March 1, the “That Hashtag Show” website published a rumor that an “openly gay” man will be cast as the lead of Marvel Studios’ 2020 superhero movie "The Eternals." “As Marvel Studios begins its search for the cast of the 2020 feature film, 'The Eternals,' we at 'That Hashtag Show' have learned that they are looking to cast an openly gay actor for a lead role in the film,” Charles Murphy wrote. According to Murphy, Marvel Studios president...
  • JOE MONTANA Named in Admissions Scandal.

    03/14/2019 8:05:01 PM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 63 replies
    Saw it on Yahoo. Of course he denies getting special privileges for his daughter's admission. As I see it he's done so much for the university sports-wise his kids should be given Carte Blanche treatment. My only problem with Joe is that he didn't have to apply and receive Workmen's Comp for football injuries. He was a millionaire many times over at the time.
  • (New Zealand) Christchurch mosque shooting sees armed police deployed and schools in lockdown

    03/14/2019 7:59:28 PM PDT · by Dundee · 135 replies
    abc.net.au ^ | 15 March 2019
    There are reports up to a dozen people have been injured in a shooting at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Police have confirmed they are responding to a "critical incident". All Christchurch schools are in lockdown and witnesses have reported multiple injuries. The mosque was reportedly busy due to Friday prayers. Witness Len Peneha said he saw a man dressed in black enter the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch about 1:45pm and then heard dozens of shots, followed by people running from the mosque in terror. Mr Peneha, who has lived next door to the...
  • Wet winter ends California drought after 376 straight weeks

    03/14/2019 7:56:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 14, 2019 | John Antczak
    California is free of drought for the first time in more than seven years and only a small amount of its territory remains abnormally dry as a very wet winter winds down, experts said Thursday. More than 93 percent of the state is free of drought or dryness, and areas of abnormal dryness along the Oregon border and in parts of four southern counties amount to less than 7 percent of the state, the U.S. Drought Monitor said in its weekly update. The conditions in the far south are because of very dry prior years, the monitor said, noting reservoirs...
  • Morris Dees, a Co-Founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Is Fired

    03/14/2019 7:54:26 PM PDT · by NRx · 27 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03-14-2019 | Adeel Hassan, Karen Zraick and Alan Blinder
    The Southern Poverty Law Center said Thursday that it had fired its co-founder and chief trial lawyer, Morris Dees, after nearly a half-century, during which he helped build the organization into a fearsome powerhouse that focused on hate crimes and with an endowment that approached half a billion dollars. The group’s president, Richard Cohen, did not give a specific reason for the dismissal of Mr. Dees, 82, on Wednesday. But Mr. Cohen said in a statement that as a civil-rights group, the S.P.L.C. was “committed to ensuring that the conduct of our staff reflects the mission of the organization and...
  • Irish PM brings partner to meet Mike Pence and delivers pointed remarks on sexuality

    03/14/2019 7:50:55 PM PDT · by blueplum · 62 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | 14 Mar 2019 | Luke O'Neil
    Warning: Hypocritical hit piece The Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, who is gay, brought his partner to a meeting on Thursday with the US vice-president, Mike Pence, a conservative Christian once dubbed “the face of anti-LGBTQ hate in America”. Varadkar, who is in Washington this week to reaffirm the longstanding shared history between the two countries, brought his partner, Matt Barrett, to a St Patrick’s Day breakfast at the vice-presidential residence at the Naval Observatory. Varadkar tweeted that he and Barrett had received a “warm reception” at Pence’s home, but in pointed remarks to Pence and gathered media, he also...
  • Toyota to Boost U.S. Investment to Nearly $13 Billion by 2021

    03/14/2019 7:43:34 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 5 replies
    The Japanese auto maker said the spending would go toward adding production of two new hybrid vehicles in the U.S. and expanding plants that build engines, axles and other vehicle components. The additional investment is projected to create 600 new jobs. President Trump praised Toyota’s plans in a tweet—“BIG NEWS for U.S. Auto Workers!”—and said the investment was evidence that a trade agreement hammered out last year between the U.S., Canada and Mexico is fixing what he described as a “broken NAFTA deal.”
  • Pelosi says she backs lowering voting age to 16

    03/14/2019 7:38:14 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 158 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/14/19 03:19 PM EDT | JOHN BOWDEN
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) voiced her support on Thursday for lowering the federal voting age to 16, telling reporters during a press conference that doing so would be a boon to voter engagement in the U.S. Pelosi said Thursday that lowering the voting age would drive interest in politics among younger Americans who are learning about the subject in high school. The Speaker said that changing the voting age to 16 would help drive a higher level of voter awareness and turnout. "I myself have always been for lowering the voting age to 16," Pelosi said. "I think it's...
  • PIERS MORGAN: Beto O’Rourke is a deluded loser running on a ticket of lies, hypocrisy and the...

    03/14/2019 7:32:22 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19:17 14 Mar 2019, updated 19:32 14 Mar 2019 | Piers Morgan
    FULL TITLE: PIERS MORGAN: Beto O’Rourke is a deluded loser running on a ticket of lies, hypocrisy and the vote-destroying message that all Americans are about to die Beto O’Rourke is a loser. In 2016, he ran against Ted Cruz in the Texas Senate race, and lost. He didn’t lose by much, just 2.6% of the vote in fact. But he still lost, and in the brutal world of US politics that usually means the last anyone hears from you for the rest of your natural life. (One of the few exceptions to this rule is Hillary Clinton, who was...
  • Jewish Activists Protest At Pelosi’s Office Over Anti-Hate Resolution

    03/14/2019 7:22:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/14/19 | Mike Brest
    Jewish activists critical of the Democratic response to the anti-Semitism roiling the party organized a sit-in at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Thursday.Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar was accused recently of espousing anti-Semitic views while trying to criticize Israel. In particular, she questioned if some members of Congress have a “dual loyalty” to the United States and Israel. (RELATED: Omar’s Experiences Are ‘More Personal’ Than Children Of Holocaust Survivors) The House decided to vote on a resolution last week to condemn anti-Semitism in response to Omar’s comments.After deliberation, the text of the resolution was expanded to condemn bigotry against “African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans and...
  • Dr. Rand Paul Releases Statement on National Emergency Vote

    03/14/2019 7:17:32 PM PDT · by RandFan · 72 replies
    US Senate ^ | Rand Paul
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement after voting to disapprove of the national emergency declaration regarding the border: “I stand with President Trump on the need for a border wall and stronger border security, but the Constitution clearly states that money cannot be spent unless Congress has passed a law to do so.”
  • Vitamin B3 analogue boosts production of blood cells (Nicotinamide riboside)

    03/14/2019 7:15:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 19 replies
    MedicalXPress ^ | March 7, 2019 | Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
    Stem cell-based therapies are becoming increasingly common, especially in the treatment of blood cancers like lymphoma and leukemia. In these cases, the patient's cancerous blood stem cells are removed and replaced with new, healthy ones. However, up to a quarter of cases end in death because replenishing of blood cells is too slow. Scientists already know that stress causes HSCs to slow down—reconstituting the entire blood-cell supply system can be overwhelming. In terms of biology, this stress causes increased activity in mitochondria, the energy-producing organelles of the cell. To meet the high demands of rebuilding blood cells, the mitochondria of...
  • Let’s List All of the Gigolo Politicians We Can Think Of—“Opportunistict Babe Moochers”

    03/14/2019 7:11:36 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 7 replies
    For starters, we have John McCain, John Kerry, Robert “Gigolo” O’Rourke, and Paul Ryan. Any others you can think of to add to the list?
  • Nick Sandmann vs Media Giants (official legal team video)

    03/14/2019 7:06:51 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 10 replies
    Nicholas Sandmann's attorney release a very short video on their new major lawsuits against CNN and the Washington Post. Video at link
  • Kamala Harris calls for federal moratorium on executions

    03/14/2019 6:57:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 14, 2019
    Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Thursday that there should be a federal moratorium on executions. The senator from California discussed the matter on National Public Radio, a day after Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom of California granted reprieves to 737 death row inmates and signed an executive order placing a moratorium on executions. Harris was asked if there should be “a federal equivalent” to Newsom’s order. She said, “Yes, I think that there should be.” […] She noted that black and Latino defendants were more likely to be executed than white defendants, as were poor defendants with poor legal representation...
  • Police respond to shooting inside Christchurch mosque (New Zealand)

    03/14/2019 6:54:54 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 102 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 15th March 2019 | Natalie Wolfe
    BREAKING Police are responding to a critical incident in Christchurch, New Zealand after dozens of shots were heard being fired inside a mosque. Ten emergency service vehicles are at the scene and police said it is an “evolving situation”. An eyewitness told Stuff NZ he had seen at least four people lying on the ground and “blood everywhere”. The photographer working for the publication also said he had seen three seriously injured people lying on the steps of the mosque. Eyewitnesses said they’ve seen about six people taken into Christchurch Hospital, two with serious injuries.
  • Want to cut your risk of dementia? Moisturize your skin, UCSF researchers say

    03/14/2019 6:52:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 35 replies
    sacbee ^ | March 14, 2019 | Cathoe Anderson
    Researchers at UC San Francisco announced this week that age-damaged skin in older adults may be contributing to a wide range of chronic, age-related conditions that include heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s what the dermatological researchers said they learned from their work with the San Francisco Veterans Administration Health System: As aging skin begins to break down, the immune system releases small proteins known as cytokines to signal that there’s inflammation in damaged areas of the skin. These tiny inflammatory cytokines can leak into the body’s circulation system, and if there are enough of them, they trigger body-wide inflammation....
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - like, whatever, um you know?

    03/14/2019 6:39:41 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 24 replies
    Millennial Opinions ^ | March 12, 2019 | Tom Elliot
    AOC Gets Philosophical at SXSW: Like, You Know, Like, Whatever, You Know? [Mongage] The rising Democrat star is proving she has a unique way with words.
  • SCOOP: Antifa Planning ‘Halloween Party’ Protest at Tucker Carlson’s Home on Friday Evening

    03/14/2019 6:35:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/14/19 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Antifa is planning to hold a “Halloween party” themed protest at the home of Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Friday evening, The Gateway Pundit has learned. The group is calling for people to meet at a church near Carlson’s home at 6 p.m. in Halloween costumes. The group will then walk together to his home.Far-left groups previously protested outside Carlson’s family home in November. The television personality was not home at the time, but his wife was.The group threatened Carlson and demanded that he leave town, saying that “tonight, we remind you that you are not safe either.” They...