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  • Jane Fonda to Headline Planned Parenthood “Love-A-Thon” To Protest Trump Inauguration

    01/19/2017 10:12:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | January 18, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    The ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and environmentalist group Earthjustice have partnered to put on Facebook Live’s first-ever tel-a-thon as counter-programming to Friday’s presidential inauguration. Dubbed the “Love-a-thon,” the event will be held from 12:30 p.m. ET until 3:30 p.m. ET and will feature a variety of celebrities, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jane Fonda, and Judd Apatow. A press release for the Love-a-thon said that the fundraising efforts are necessary as the next four years will bring “significant challenges” to these organizations. “Each of these organizations helps our most marginalized communities and protects our democratic norms and civil liberties every day through their...
  • Beyoncé, Katy Perry, and Scarlett Johansson Push Planned Parenthood’s Pro-Abortion “Women’s March”

    01/19/2017 10:08:10 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | January 19, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    The Women’s March on Washington officially is now pro-abortion, excluding millions of women who support rights for all human beings, including the unborn. And among its ranks will be some of America’s top celebrities, many of whom have been vocal abortion supporters in the past. Grazia Daily reports Beyonce, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Schumer and America Ferrera are among the celebrities who plan to attend the march on Saturday, one day after the presidential inauguration. Here’s more from the report: A proud supporter of Hillary Clinton during the presidential election, Beyoncé posted a message of support for the marchers...
  • Democrats in sad shape: Power deficit as Trump era begins

    01/19/2017 10:05:37 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 19, 2017 3:59 PM EST | Bill Barrow and Mary Clare Jalonick
    Democrats begin the Donald Trump presidency in sad shape. They lack a clear power base, they’ve got no distinct national leader, and party brokers are searching for a formula to counter the new Republican-dominated government and figure out how to win again. It’s a curious and dispiriting position for a party that has led the national popular vote six out of the past seven presidential elections. Yet Hillary Clinton lost the Electoral College count, while Republicans maintained their largest House majority since 1928 and kept control of the Senate — with 2018 advantages that offer the potential of a Senate...
  • [ VANITY ] 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution!!!

    01/19/2017 9:59:30 PM PST · by bobk3 · 8 replies
    1/19/17 | Me
    20th Amendment: "The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin." .
  • Donald Trump The Revolutionary

    01/19/2017 9:58:03 PM PST · by Simon Foxx · 3 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 01/19/2017 | Charles Hurt
    Not since 1980 — or perhaps 1932 — has such a political revolution hit the banks of the Potomac River. Donald Trump comes into the White House with a bright, clear mandate to make wholesale changes to every aspect of the federal government. From the darkest corners of the bloated federal bureaucracy to the bright marble columns of the Supreme Court, Mr. Trump’s mandate is as broad as it is dramatic. Illegal immigration, international trade, education, Obamacare and America’s war against terrorism are all on the table for complete overhauls. Refreshingly, Mr. Trump’s mandate is not a partisan one. He...
  • Nancy Sinatra Has This To Say About Trump Using Her Dad’s Song At Inauguration

    01/19/2017 9:42:31 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 37 replies
    CNN via CBS Philly ^ | January 19, 2017 2:28 PM | Caroline Kenny CNN
    <p>Famed singer Frank Sinatra’s eldest daughter, Nancy Sinatra, has never been a fan of President-elect Donald Trump.</p> <p>Now that he’s about the assume the presidency, the younger Sinatra let the world know how she feels about one of her father’s famous songs being used in the inauguration festivities.</p>
  • Comedian Colin Mochrie opens up about his transgender daughter and how he helped select her new name

    01/19/2017 9:33:57 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies ^ | January 19, 2017 | Kiri Blakeley For
    Comedian Colin Mochrie has opened up about his transgender daughter, Kinley. The 'Who's Line Is It, Anyway?' star gave a shout-out to the elderly folk in his family, who have been accepting of Kinley's recent transition. 'My 90-yr-old mother-in-law and 87-yr-old mother love and acceptance of our trans daughter warms me. Wonder why some who are younger can't,' (sic) he wrote on Twitter. The tweet received over 14,000 likes. He also revealed how he's comfortable in his new role as transgender advocate and how he even helped select Kinley's new name. Scroll down for video
  • VANITY : Taking Out The Trash

    01/19/2017 9:31:30 PM PST · by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper · 6 replies
    VANITY | Max Friedman
    I walked through downtown DC today on my way to work. I could see the Lincoln Memorial, Tidal Basin, Holocaust Museum, Treasury Department, Air & Space Museum, the Smithsonian museums, the FBI headquarters, the Department of Justice, the Navy Memorial Center, statutes to historical figures, and still, the American flag. America was still here despite eight years of Marxist rule by a man who hated White America in-spite of the fact it gave him more blessings and opportunities than many Black Americans ever had. Barack Hussein Obama was many things, but a patriotic, America-loving person he was not, yet over...
  • Microsoft posts death notices for Windows 7 sysadmin certifications (not as bad as it seems)

    01/19/2017 9:26:02 PM PST · by dayglored · 4 replies
    The Register ^ | Jan 19, 2017 | Simon Sharwood
    They'll go in mid-2018. Does that support the 'too insecure for business' message? In the same week that Microsoft's German tentacle declared Windows 7 a security horror that no business in its right mind would continue to use, the company's also announced it will axe some certification exams for the operating system. Microsoft's educators have announced that certs for Windows 7 configuration, plus the the Enterprise Desktop Support Technician and Enterprise Desktop Administrator qualifications, won't be needed after July 31st 2018. That Redmond is keeping the exams going suggests it has customers a-plenty that will need certified staff. And seeing...
  • Four Books to Read during the Coming Year

    01/19/2017 9:22:19 PM PST · by iowamark · 3 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | January 18, 2017 | Msgr. M. Francis Mannion
    Here are four books (in no particular order) that I recommend for 2017. All are excellent and none requires specialized knowledge or expertise. Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History by Rodney Stark Any mainstream textbook will tell you that the Inquisition was one of the most frightening and bloody chapters in Western history; that Pope Pius XII was anti-Semitic and is rightly called “Hitler’s Pope”; that the Dark Ages were stunted by Catholicism towards the progress of knowledge and science; and that the Crusades were an early example of the greed for power and riches on the part...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil - (1/20/2017) [Prayer]

    01/19/2017 9:18:25 PM PST · by NEWwoman · 5 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 20 January 2017 | NEWwoman
    The “Donald Trump/Mike Pence Prayer Vigil” and “Heroes and Nation Prayer Thread” have combined to form the AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL prayer thread! Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for our President and Vice President-Elect and for AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 1 JOHN 5:14 Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. George Washington's First Inaugural Address Fear the LORD your God and serve Him. Hold fast to Him and...
  • Bill Clinton's rape accuser Juanita Broaderick and sexual harrassment victim Paula Jones have a blas

    01/19/2017 9:14:11 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies ^ | January 19, 2017 | Emily Crane For
    FULL TITLE: Bill Clinton's rape accuser Juanita Broaderick and 'sexual harrassment victim' Paula Jones have a blast at Trump's pre-inauguration dinner Two women who accused former president Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct have been pictured together at Donald Trump's pre-inauguration dinner. Juanita Broaddrick and Paula Jones were among the women who sat alongside Trump during a press conference in October when they shared their sex victim stories involving Clinton. Broaddrick, a 74-year-old retired nurse, posted a photo on Twitter of her with Jones at the inaugural gala in Washington on Thursday night.
  • The Night Before Inauguration.

    01/19/2017 9:10:03 PM PST · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 1 replies
    Who is the author; don't know, but enjoy anyway T'was the night before Christmas, and up in the tower, The Donald reflected on his newfound power. The conservative masses had come out in force, And delivered a victory that would chart a new course. The snowflakes were shell-shocked with tears in their eyes, The media lied to them...what a surprise. They had been promised a Hillary win, But the unethical Clinton took one on the chin. And 'though from all corners celebrities flew, They made no impression, for they hadn’t a clue. They talked about climate, racism, and such, And...
  • Windows 10 networking bug derails Microsoft's own IPv6 rollout (at Redmond HQ)

    01/19/2017 9:06:21 PM PST · by dayglored · 5 replies
    The Register ^ | Jan 19.2017 | Kieren McCarthy
    No pressure, peeps: Techies are awaiting a fix from their Redmond coworkers A bug in Windows 10 is undermining Microsoft's efforts to roll out an IPv6-only network at its Seattle headquarters. According to Redmond's principal network engineer Marcus Keane, the software giant is struggling to move over to the decade-old networking technology due to a DHCPv6 bug in Windows 10, which made it "impossible" to expand its planned corporate network. "We have reported it to the product group, and they are duly working on a fix," he revealed today. The horrible irony of Microsoft waiting on its own team to...
  • Outrage as Islamic Call to Prayer Held Inside Historic British Cathedral

    01/19/2017 8:31:39 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    A ROW has broken out after an Islamic call to prayer was held inside one of Britain's most historic cathedrals. The traditional Muslim invocation to worship was performed in front of 1,000 people at the launch of a multi-cultural Faith Exhibition at Gloucester Cathedral. Imam Hassan of the local Masjid-e-Noor mosque was invited by church leaders to carry it out in the cathedral's 11th century Chapter House. Many worshippers welcomed the "inclusive" act but some traditionalists questioned why a "different God" should be worshipped in such an iconic Christian house. A clip of the call to prayer was initially shared...
  • Anti-Trump protesters are pepper-sprayed by cops amid violent clashes in Washington DC......

    01/19/2017 8:23:58 PM PST · by Morgana · 63 replies ^ | January 19, 2017 | Liam Quinn For
    Anti-Trump protesters are pepper-sprayed by cops amid violent clashes in Washington DC before the Donald's inauguration Anti-Trump protesters have been seen clashing with police and being pepper-sprayed in Washington DC. A massive crowd of those who are against the president-elect gathered outside the National Press Club, which was holding the 'DeploraBall' - a celebratory event organized by Trump supporters from the 'alt-right'. Hundreds of demonstrators were on the street outside the press club, many chanting and holding signs. Videos shot by people in the protest showed the anti-Trump crowd confronted and was confronted by pro-Donald fans. Scroll down for video
  • Will There Be An Internal Revolt Against Trump?

    01/19/2017 8:23:35 PM PST · by RightGeek · 29 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | January 13, 2017 | Tevi Troy
    My first face-to-face encounter with the federal bureaucracy came on January 22, 2001. ... This was my first introduction to the challenges of the federal bureaucracy. Trying to get anything done requires knowing the pulse points and the people—and then crossing your fingers that they can or will comply. Of course, as a conservative from the think tank world, I had heard tales of the liberal bias of career officials. The skepticism about the ideological motivations of career officials was a subset of a larger conservative skepticism about the administrative state. Steven Hayward sums up this attitude nicely in his...
  • Polish Parliament Recognizes Coronation of Mary as Nation's Queen

    01/19/2017 8:17:47 PM PST · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 1/18/17 | Hannah Brockhaus
    Warsaw, Poland, Jan 18, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Poland's government has adopted multiple resolutions establishing 2017 as a Jubilee Year for the country, celebrating the 300th anniversary of the first canonical coronation of the image of Our Lady of Czestochowa. “Polish Sejm, convinced of the special importance of Marian devotion for our homeland – not only in the religious aspect, but also social, cultural and patriotic – establishes 2017 the Year of the 300th anniversary of the Coronation of the image of Our Lady of Czestochowa,” the resolution of the lower house of parliament stated. More than 94...
  • Trump Calls for Unity at Opening Concert as Inaugural Festivities Begin

    01/19/2017 8:12:49 PM PST · by Innovative · 13 replies
    President-elect Donald J. Trump soaked in the cheers at the opening concert as the inaugural festivities began. But in downtown Washington, D.C., pro-Trump revelers had to share the streets with adamant anti-Trump protesters. Never fear, though. Mr. Trump says his high I.Q. cabinet will unify the nation. But when it all finally came together, a beaming Mr. Trump stood at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday night, basking in the applause from thousands of concertgoers and vowing to “unify our country.”
  • Twas the Night Before Inauguration

    01/19/2017 8:12:29 PM PST · by The Truth Will Make You Free · 3 replies
    unknown | 1/19/2017 | unknown
    Twas the Night Before Inauguration!Twas the night before Inauguration, and up in the tower, The Donald reflected on his newfound power. The conservative masses had come out in force, And delivered a victory that would chart a new course.The snowflakes were shell-shocked with tears in their eyes, The media lied to them . . . What a surprise. They had been promised a Hillary win, But the criminal Clinton took one on the chin.And though from all corners celebrities flew, They made no impression, for they hadn’t a clue. They talked about climate, racism, and such, And they made up...
  • El Chapo, Mexican Drug Kingpin, Is Extradited to U.S. (Just in time for Obama to pardon him?)

    01/19/2017 8:11:36 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 45 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 2017-01-19 | AZAM AHMEDJAN
    MEXICO CITY — Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the notorious drug lord known as El Chapo who twice slipped out of high-security Mexican prisons and into criminal legend, was extradited to the United States on Thursday night, officials said, drawing to a close a decades-long quest to prosecute the head of one of the world’s largest narcotics organizations. A federal court in Mexico denied an appeal by Mr. Guzmán’s lawyers to block the extradition, clearing the way for his transfer to the American authorities in New York, where he faces numerous charges for his role as the chieftain of the Sinaloa cartel....
  • Italian Cardinal: ‘Populism Does Not Solve Problems’

    01/19/2017 8:09:01 PM PST · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    In a recent meeting with journalists, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Genoa said that populism is not the answer to the problems facing Europe. The prelate is president of the Italian Episcopal Conference and the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences. Populism “is not an answer to the problems and challenges of our time,” he said. “It takes advantage of and feeds on discontent, but cannot control it. Instead, we need a new synthesis, a global vision to look to the future with hope.” Cardinal Bagnasco: visit to Brussels. “Populism does not solve problems, it feeds on them. A new global vision...
  • Contradictions Between Maltese Directive and CDF’s 1994 Letter on Divorced-Remarried

    01/19/2017 7:51:48 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 1/18/17 | Edward Pentin
    Striking differences between the two documents, as well as other papal teachings.Critics of the controversial so-called “Maltese directive” on Chapter Eight of Amoris Laetitia, published Jan. 13, say that it very obviously contradicts previous papal teaching and instruction from the Vatican — not to mention, some add, Sacred Scripture and two millennia of Church teaching. To see just how much this is true, it’s perhaps helpful to put the controversial passages of the directive by Malta's bishops beside these documents. The most striking contrast is with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s 1994 Letter to bishops “Concerning the...
  • Suspect in Theft of Bucket of Gold Flakes Is Caught in Ecuador

    01/19/2017 7:50:23 PM PST · by Theoria · 11 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 19 Jan 2017 | CHRISTOPHER MELE
    In December, when the authorities identified the suspect wanted in the theft of a bucket of gold flakes valued at $1.6 million, Detective Martin Pastor of the New York Police Department vowed he would find him. “I’m going to come and get you,” the detective said in an interview with WNBC. “He can run as far as he can, and we will find him.”The authorities said the suspect, Julio Nivelo, did in fact run after the theft in September, from New York to Florida — and then to Los Angeles. On Thursday, Mr. Nivelo was caught in his native Ecuador,...
  • New president, new world

    01/19/2017 7:49:14 PM PST · by Mariner · 39 replies
    Worldnet Daily ^ | January 19th, 2017 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    “Don’t make any sudden moves” is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs. Haass meant the president should bring his National Security Council together to anticipate the consequences before tearing up the Iran nuclear deal, moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem or shooting down a missile being tested by Kim Jong-Un. In arguing against rash action, Haass is correct. Where the CFR and the establishment are wrong, and Donald Trump is right, however, is in recognizing the new...
  • Young Boy Brags of Setting Anti-Trump Fire: ‘Screw Our President’

    01/19/2017 7:43:12 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 78 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It was a remarkable live TV moment. During Tucker Carlson's Fox News show, reporter Griff Jenkins was at the scene of an anti-Trump demonstration in DC where a fire had been set in the street. Suddenly, a young boy [maybe 10-11] stepped up to say that he “kind of started the fire.” When Jenkins asked why he started the fire, the boy, who identified himself as “Carter,” said “because I felt like it and I’m just sort of saying, screw the president.” View the video here.
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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-20-17, OM, St. Fabian, Pope & Martyr, St. Sebastian, Martyr

    01/19/2017 7:39:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 21 replies ^ | 01-20-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 20, 2017 Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 8:6-13Brothers and sisters:Now our high priest has obtained so much more excellent a ministryas he is mediator of a better covenant, enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would have been sought for a second one.But he finds fault with them and says:Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord,when I will conclude a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.It will not be like the covenant I made with their fathersthe day...
  • Yet Another Reason I'm Delighted to Be Retired and Not Part of This Libtard Folly (vanity)

    01/19/2017 7:35:42 PM PST · by EinNYC · 5 replies
    The UFT Delegate Assembly in NYC 1/18/17 | 1/19/17 | Me, myself, & I
    This is a partial transcript of a certain caucus of the United Federation of Teachers which I did not vote for in the last elections because, in addition to their proposed actions to defend teachers, they also wanted to spend their time and resources on social justice issues. Being skinned for $1300/year in dues, I felt that UFT business should be on TEACHERS and what must be done to defend them so that they can devote their time to writing excellent lesson plans and not have to worry about vindictive principals. If people wanted to participate or contribute to their...
  • Seriously? Schools reportedly to black out Trump's inaugural address

    01/19/2017 7:34:07 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/19/17 | Todd Starnes
    Students at Independence High School in Williamson County, Tennessee, will not be allowed to watch President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration during class on Friday, according to one student and her mother. Senior Olivia Roberts was so surprised by the ban she decided to write a Facebook post that has since gone viral: “To preface this, I am not one to post or debate anything political on Facebook but wanted to hear thoughts on this: I go to public school and we are not allowed to watch the inauguration tomorrow... Teachers are banned to show it. Teachers are also not allowed to...
  • Groups come together to protest Donald Trump, promote socialism in Boston

    01/19/2017 7:33:57 PM PST · by massmike · 20 replies ^ | 01/19/2017 | Antonio Planas
    Pushing a socialist agenda and saying they fear a Trump administration, thousands of demonstrators are expected to take to the Common tomorrow night to protest the inauguration. Eight activist groups under the umbrella of “Socialist Alternative” have dubbed the event “Occupy Inauguration.” Their issues include: •  Making Boston a sanctuary city while stopping deportations of illegal immigrants. • Stopping mass incarceration of minorities. • Legislating gay and transgender rights. • Taxing the “super-rich like Trump” to fund universal health care and free college tuition. “I’m personally afraid of his presidency,” said Keely Mullen, 22, of Roxbury, one of the organizers....
  • ‘Don’t Call Me Mark,’ Suspect rRuns Away From Attempted Robbery aAfter Employees Recognize His Voice

    01/19/2017 7:32:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    KFOR ^ | January 19, 2017 | DALLAS FRANKLIN
    ‘Don’t call me Mark,’ Suspect runs away from attempted robbery after employees recognize his voiceA man who allegedly attempted to rob an Oklahoma pharmacy ran away after employees recognized his voice. Mark McCamey, 26, was arrested Thursday following the attempted robbery of an Enid pharmacy, Enid News and Eagle reports. Around 7:51 a.m., a man who was wearing a mask and carrying a backpack and baseball bat entered Rick’s Pharmacy. The man reportedly demanded Oxycontin and other painkillers. According to the Enid News and Eagle, the employees recognized the man’s voice and called him by name. “Don’t call me Mark,”...
  • Flashback: Rep. Lewis also boycotted Bush inauguration over illegitimacy claims

    01/19/2017 7:31:47 PM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 9 replies
    The Extract ^ | 1.17.17 | Editor
    Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis has earned both praise and opprobrium for his recent feud with President-elect Donald Trump. The civil-rights leader has insisted Trump will not be a legitimate president, due primarily to the reported influence of Russian hackers on the 2016 election. In an interview that sparked fierce backlash from Trump and many of the president-elect’s supporters, Lewis announced he would boycott Friday’s inauguration.
  • Twas the Night Before Inauguration!

    01/19/2017 7:26:51 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 9 replies
    Twas the Night Before Inauguration! Twas the night before Inauguration, and up in the tower, The Donald reflected on his newfound power. The conservative masses had come out in force, And delivered a victory that would chart a new course. The snowflakes were shell-shocked with tears in their eyes, The media lied to them . . . What a surprise. They had been promised a Hillary win, But the criminal Clinton took one on the chin. And though from all corners celebrities flew, They made no impression, for they hadn’t a clue. They talked about climate, racism, and such, And...
  • Russians Celebrate Trump’s Inauguration By Putting Him On $10,000 Coin

    01/19/2017 7:24:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/19/17 | Jacob Bojesson
    A Russian manufacturing company has minted a $10,000 coin to commemorate the inauguration of Donald Trump as president.The coin was manufactured by Art Grani and features the face of Trump on one side, with the Statue of Liberty and the words “In Trump we trust” on the other.“The inauguration of Donald Trump will be a special event in the history of the world, that’s why we have done a collection,” Art Grani Sales Manager Kristina Glinina told CNN.Despite the steep price of the coin, the company expects the limited edition to sell quickly. Just 45 coins were made: 25 made of...

    01/19/2017 7:23:33 PM PST · by Syncro · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 19, 2017 | Right Side Broadcasting
  • If There Is A Hell, Bishop Eddie Long Better Be Rotting & Burning In It! 515-605-9341(LiveStream)

    01/19/2017 7:14:05 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    TommySotomayorLive ^ | January 19, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    If There Is A Hell, Bishop Eddie Long Better Be Rotting & Burning In It! 515-605-9341 (Livestream) (Tommy speaking on Eddie Long)
  • An Inauguration Poem

    01/19/2017 7:11:12 PM PST · by Ouderkirk · 5 replies
    1-19-2017 | Anonymous
    Twas the night before Inauguration, and up in the tower, The Donald reflected on his newfound power. The conservative masses had come out in force, And delivered a victory that would chart a new course. The snowflakes were shell-shocked with tears in their eyes, The media lied to them . . . What a surprise. They had been promised a Hillary win, But the criminal Clinton took one on the chin. And though from all corners celebrities flew, They made no impression, for they hadn?t a clue. They talked about climate, racism, and such, And they made up good stories...
  • Heroin Overdoses Killed More People in US Than HIV, Melanoma or Firearms in 2015

    01/19/2017 7:07:46 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 38 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 19, 2017 | Gillian Moheny
    The opioid epidemic continues to worsen in the U.S., with more people dying from heroin overdoses than firearm homicides, melanoma or HIV-related causes, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2015 at least 13,150 people died of heroin overdose, according to the CDC Wonder database, which houses public health data. .. firearm homicides .... was 12,974, .... HIV was 6,465 deaths. ... melanoma ... 9,940 deaths in 2015. The staggering number of deaths related to heroin use is just a part of the toll of the opioid epidemic. In 2014, 28,000 people died from...
  • Where to Watch Inauguration Online

    01/19/2017 7:05:25 PM PST · by madison10 · 24 replies
    Self | 1/19/2017 | Madison10
    Can someone give me a link to a good source for watching the Inauguration tomorrow? I have a ROKU TV so not much is live. Trying to stay away from the normal, biased alphabets. Thanks.
  • As Zero Hour Approaches (The Trump Diaries)

    01/19/2017 7:05:10 PM PST · by The_Harlequin · 3 replies
    Thought Crimes ^ | 01/19/17 | Chris Shugart
    President Trump. Words that some still can’t say. Others can’t even think it. Dozens of Democrats in Congress will not be attending. They prefer to pretend that it’s not happening. As Trump is being sworn in, protesters will be hitting the streets declaring that Trump is not their president. 2017 looks like it’s going to be a deranged parade of cognitive dissonance the world has never seen. Reality can be a bitch. Even if you don’t believe in it, it doesn’t go away.
  • Police pursuit through Melbourne CBD (car running down a number of people - ongoing)

    01/19/2017 6:57:23 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 85 replies ^ | 20th January 2017
    POLICE are chasing a rogue car which has driven erratically through the Melbourne CBD. Ambulance Victoria confirmed paramedics had reports multiple people had been hit by a car. A number of unmarked Police cars and a police helicopter have been deployed in the chase. Paramedics are still unsure how many pedestrians had been hit. Emergency services were flooded with calls about 1.30pm.
  • US Bishop attacks “ad orientem” worship, overrides Summorum Pontificum

    01/19/2017 6:53:59 PM PST · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    Fr Z's Blog ^ | January 19, 2017 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    I received a copy of a letter sent by the Bishop of Rockford, Most Rev. David J. Malloy, to the priests of that diocese. In this letter, a follow up to their diocesan “Presbytery Day” (where he spoke to them about “challenges”), the bishop writes: Following that talk, I write now to ask for your cooperation on several matters that have since been referred to me in connection with my comments last September: First, as I noted at that time, we are all aware of the on-going discussion surrounding the celebration of the Mass “ad orientem“. However, for the reasons...
  • A Group of Women Quit Their Jobs to Be Mermaids

    01/19/2017 6:50:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 74 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Thursday, January 19, 2017
    A group of women have quit their jobs to become permanent mermaids. A community of people in Seattle, Washington, have decided to switch their life on land to live like the sea beings under water permanently, despite being "laughed" at for their lifelong ambition as a child. Caitlin Nielsen - who was a biology graduate - has put her plan into action as she has set up a workshop where she handcrafts silicone tails, which she feels "awkward" when she isn't wearing the attachment. Speaking to The Mirror Online, the 32-year-old said: "When I was in kindergarten and the teacher...
  • The Inside Story of How John Kerry Secretly Lobbied to Get CAIR Removed From UAE's Terror ... List

    01/19/2017 6:49:39 PM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Investigative Project on Terrorism ^ | 1/19/17 | Steven Emerson
    On Nov. 16, 2014, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took the unusual step of designating the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), and the Muslim American Society (MAS) – as terrorist organizations.They were among 83 groups named for their connections to the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood.This outraged CAIR officials, who immediately began efforts to get their organization removed from the list. They found a powerful ally in Secretary of State John Kerry, who authorized State Department officials to meet regularly with UAE officials to lobbying on behalf of CAIR and MAS .CAIR already had a sympathetic ear in the Obama administration, including...
  • Scientists Needn't Get A Patient's Consent To Study Blood Or DNA

    01/19/2017 6:48:39 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 6 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | 18 Jan, 2017 | ROB STEIN
    The Obama administration has dropped a controversial proposal that would have required all federally funded scientists to get permission from patients before using their cells, blood, tissue or DNA for research. The proposal was eliminated from the final revision of the Common Rule, which was published in the Federal Register Wednesday. The rule is a complex set of regulations designed to make sure federally funded research on human subjects is conducted ethically. The revision to the regulations, set to go into effect in 2018, marks the first time the rule has been updated in 26 years. The initial proposal that...
  • Black Mom Tapes Her Infant Child To The Wall & His Mouth Shut Then Facebook Lives It!

    01/19/2017 6:48:07 PM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    TNN RAW 2 ^ | January 19, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    Black Mom Tapes Her Infant Child To The Wall & His Mouth Shut Then Facebook Lives It! (Tommy's commentary on this subject)
  • An open letter to Milo Yiannopoulos

    01/19/2017 6:47:52 PM PST · by dontreadthis · 30 replies
    dailycal ^ | JANUARY 17, 2017 | NEIL LAWRENCE
    <p>You don’t frighten me.</p> <p>I’m going to take my heels off so I can get down to your level. Let’s cover some basic ground: your bleach job and concealer several shades too light don’t make you Aryan, it just makes you look like Gerard Way failing to get into a frat party. You’ve taken all your self-hatred, warped it, and levelled it at vulnerable people. I think you’re pathetic and sad.</p>
  • Trump's Gulch: Inaugural Opportunities: Making Ayn Rand Relevant in the Era of President Trump

    01/19/2017 6:44:46 PM PST · by huckfillary · 12 replies
    The Atlas Society ^ | January 19, 2017 | Jennifer A. Grossman
    When President Elect Donald Trump named Ayn Rand as his favorite writer, and The Fountainhead as his favorite book, last spring, few Objectivists took notice. With his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States tomorrow, perhaps it’s time we should. Others -- critics of Rand and Trump -- aren’t shying away from the topic. “Ayn Rand acolyte-Donald Trump stacks his cabinet with fellow objectivists,” wrote Washington Post National Political Correspondent James Hohmann in a piece last month. At the same time, one prominent Objectivist, Onkar Ghate, called Trump’s election “One Small Step for Dictatorship.” Both positions are exaggerated....
  • Orrin Hatch Spanks Dems On Obama Offshore Account Hypocrisy [VIDEO]

    01/19/2017 6:43:12 PM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1.19.17 | Katie Frates
    Sen. Orrin Hatch had to remind Democrats they were being enormously hypocritical when attacking Secretary of the Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin. Various senators on the Senate Committee on Finance, including Sen. Robert Menendez, pressed Mnuchin on offshore Cayman Island accounts. “One does not go and create offshore entities at the end of the day other than to avoid, in some form or fashion, the tax laws of the United States. That’s pretty simple,” Menendez said. “What you did may have been legal, but it certainly was to help people and entities avoid taxes.” After a contentious sparring match, Hatch jogged...