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  • What Liberals Miss About Trump Country

    10/16/2019 1:39:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Jacobin Magazine ^ | October 15, 2019 | Paul Heideman
    The effects of Donald Trump’s presidency on the American economy are widely debated, but there’s at least one field of production whose boom is indisputably a result of his election: the conservative voter ethnography industry. Since Trump’s rise, article after article has tracked down Trump voters in some small town in a formerly Democratic state. The pieces vary in tone — some are journalistically objective, others are more personal — but they all seem to end with the author silently shaking their head, confounded by the unbreachable irrationality of these voters. Monica Potts’s recent opinion piece in the New York...
  • Bernie Sanders’ Perpetual Motion Green New Deal - Greenfield

    10/16/2019 12:53:48 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 4 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Wed Oct 16, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Bernie Sanders’ Perpetual Motion Green New Deal Posted by Daniel Greenfield 0 Comments One time, as I was riding in an Uber from the airport, the driver began explaining perpetual motion. Even though we were in a motor vehicle which needed regular infusions of gasoline to keep going, the driver, who was a devotee of ancient Egyptian technology, claimed that the pyramids were really generators, that modern technology had been stolen by the white man, and that free energy was real. He also had a video of a perpetual motion machine powered by a bicycle chain....
  • Connecticut Gun Theft Victim Gets Rest Of His Guns Taken By Police

    10/16/2019 12:15:02 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 4 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 10/9/19 | Tom Knighton
    One thing lawmakers should consider when they pass a law isn’t just how it will be enforced but also how that enforcement will sway people’s behavior. For example, the idea behind the death penalty is, in part, that executing people will dissuade others from committing such heinous crimes. That’s the goal.However, sometimes the enforcement may actually push people into behaving very differently than originally intended.A case last week in Connecticut is just such an example. Sgt. Jennifer Pinto said police were called to Reynolds Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a car burglary that involved...
  • Hunt Military Communities Seek Qualified Candidates to Fill 180 Openings

    10/15/2019 11:17:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    Business Wire ^ | October 9, 2019
    Recruitment Underway for Numerous Positions in More Than 30 Communities EL PASO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hunt Military Communities, the military housing division of Hunt Companies Inc., announced today there are more than 180 job openings across more than 30 Hunt Military Communities. Of those, 30 are management positions and over 100 of them are maintenance-related jobs. Job titles include Leasing Director, Executive Assistant, Maintenance Director, Maintenance Technician and Porter, as well as newly added positions including 15 new Quality Assurance/Quality Control Specialists, and two Portfolio Support Directors. Roles are based on need per location. “We are proud to continue our growth and...
  • BAE hiring 100 people at Endicott location (New York State)

    10/15/2019 11:02:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    WBNG-TV ^ | October 9, 2019 | Dan Conklin
    ENDICOTT (WBNG) — BAE Systems says it is planning to hire one hundred new employees before the end of 2019. The announcement was made Wednesday morning during BAE Systems’ media day, where professionals showcased much of the new environmentally-friendly technology being developed right here in the Southern Tier. The company is currently developing ground-breaking technology that they hope will eventually eliminate emissions from public transit vehicles. The technology is meant to convert buses, marine vessels, and even planes to run on hybrid motors. Executives with BAE Systems say they hope to convert these vehicles to run completely on electric within...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 10/15/2019

    10/15/2019 9:51:03 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/15/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The political drama in Washington and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying that the "impeachment inquiry" will continue and rejecting the notion of a House floor vote to authorize it..... Tonight Russia is agreeing with the United States that the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria is "unacceptable"...... Vice-President Mike Pence headed to Turkey Wednesday..... Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish forces have "liberated" a thousand square kilometer area of northeastern Syria..... Opposition lawmakers shouted and jeered as the Beijing appointed leader of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, made her annual address to the legislature where it is now Wednesday..... In...
  • Juan Williams 'heartbroken' over Trump's rally comments, saying he's only 'concerned' with Biden

    10/15/2019 8:14:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 11, 2019 | Victor Garcia
    Juan Williams said he was "heartbroken" after listening to President Trump's rally Thursday in Minneapolis. To Wiliams, it is clear that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is the only potential opponent Trump is "concerned with." "I'm just so heartbroken for America that that's the president, that's the way he talks," Williams said on "The Five" on Friday. "And that's the way he talks about people who are his political rivals." Williams took issue with how Trump unloaded on Joe and Hunter Biden over their Ukrainian business dealings, and with the president saying Joe Biden's only useful trait as vice president...
  • This social purpose corporation builds innovative, durable tiny houses for emergency response

    10/15/2019 6:14:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Geek Wire ^ | October 7, 2019 | Lisa Stiffler
    When Amy and Brady King started experimenting with how to build durable, reusable temporary housing that would be easy to transport and assemble, they were imagining a product to assist people after natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods that usually struck far from the Northwest. But their first big customer ended up being close to home and for an ongoing, social emergency — the Northwest’s homelessness crisis. Three years ago the Kings launched Pallet, an Everett, Wash. company that sells temporary shelters made of hard, plastic panels. Brady King, a contractor and trained firefighter, was inspired to tackle the...
  • $175 million Black Belt plant could transform area, leaders say (85 jobs in Alabama)

    10/15/2019 6:04:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Huntsville Times ^ | October 5, 2019 | William Thornton
    It may have been in the 90s Friday in Livingston for the announcement of a new $175 million wood pellet plant in Sumter County, but the weather didn’t matter to Livingston Mayor Tom Tartt. “When I heard about a $100 million yearly impact, I got chill bumps,” he said. “Can you imagine what that will mean for this community?” Biofuel company Enviva Friday announced it will build a wood pellet production plant at the Port of Epes, bringing at least 85 jobs and 180 associated jobs in logging, transportation and local services to the Black Belt county. Enviva, which calls...
  • Pizza of the future? AI being used to make pizza at T-Mobile Park

    10/15/2019 5:38:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    KIRO-TV ^ | October 3, 2019 | Deedee Sun
    Artificial intelligence could be used to make your next pizza, if you order one at T-Mobile Park. A Seattle startup called Picnic has developed a machine capable of turning out hundreds of pizzas an hour. The CEO of the company said the machine can also help solve a staffing shortage in the food services industry. “You can make different pizzas, each one in a row,” said Clayton Wood, CEO of Picnic. The machine gets the pizza order from an iPad app that was developed in-house, at the company’s office and lab in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood.
  • How Amazon can deliver $1 items overnight for free

    10/15/2019 3:51:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Freight Waves ^ | October 15, 2019 | Corrie White
    It used to be that ordering household items from Amazon Prime meant stocking up. Many brick and mortar-resistant shoppers relished 48 rolls of toilet paper or 24 cans of cat food arriving at their address in two short days. Until recently, to protect Amazon’s retail margins, Amazon has made it difficult to purchase a single item in the $1-$5 range and also get fast and free shipping – items like a stick of deodorant, a make-up brush or a tube of toothpaste. In September, analysts at Edgewater Research started noticing that Amazon had disabled its add-on program, the system Amazon...
  • How The NFL Referee Got Together To Ruin The Lions Vs Packers Game & Whats Next!

    10/15/2019 2:37:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | October 15, 2019 | Tommy Sotomayor
    How The NFL Referee Got Together To Ruin The Lions Vs Packers Game & Whats Next!
  • Cardi B Warns That Trump Will Win 2020 Election: People Don’t Love‘Democratic Candidates’

    10/15/2019 2:27:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Hollywood Life ^ | October 15, 2019 | Samantha Wilson
    Cardi B predicted, with dismay, that Donald Trump will not only not get impeached, but win the 2020 election. She explains why in a new interview on T.I.’s podcast. Cardi B is an enthusiastic Democrat who once interviewed Senator Bernie Sanders, but she doesn’t believe any Democratic candidate can win the 2020 presidential election. Cardi, 27, said during her October 15 appearance on T.I.‘s podcast expediTIously With Tip that Donald Trump‘s bigger pool of supporters is going to land him a second term in the Oval Office. “I really hate to say it, but sometimes I do believe that Trump...
  • Do you think Trump can exceed Reagan's 1984 white vote?

    10/15/2019 1:58:24 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 31 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff | October 15, 2019 | Guava Cheese Puff
    Reagan got 66 percent of white voters in 1984, do you think Trump can exceed that in 2020, or come close to it?
  • Trump in a landslide? This historically accurate model predicts exactly that

    10/15/2019 1:35:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Market Watch ^ | October 15, 2019 | Shawn Langlois
    President Donald Trump has a love/hate relationship with polls, surveys and predictions. He loves the ones that paint him in a positive light, and, of course, he hates all those “fake” ones that don’t. He’s going to absolutely adore this one. According to Moody’s Analytics, Trump is headed toward another four years in the White House. And, if the numbers are right, it won’t even be close. In fact, his Electoral College victory could very well be wider than the 304-227 margin he enjoyed over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Since 1980, Moody’s has managed to nail...
  • 3 women accused of running fight club with dementia patients

    10/15/2019 11:53:25 AM PDT · by Drastic · 20 replies
    Mega Philly ^ | 10-15-19 | Mira B
    Now they don't have to worry about anyone talking about the Fight Club because their members naturally forget them. Three employees at the Danby House assisted living facility started an upper ground version of Fight Club that comes with a twist; dementia patients are their members. Marilyn Latish McKey, 32; Tonacia Yvonne Tyson, 20; Taneisha Deshawn Jordan, 26, have been charged for elder abuse and have been arrested accordingly. The report was filed in June after the appropriately named fight club leaders were accused of fighting one another and encouraging patients to fight each other. These are people whose bones...
  • Colt To Deliver New Black Army M1911 To Market

    10/15/2019 11:49:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 39 replies
    guns.com ^ | Oct. 15, 2019 | Chris Eger
    Based on the original WWI-era blueprints, the new Black Army replicates the guns Colt made for the military during 1918 and early 1919. (Photo: Colt)For those looking for a GI M1911 with classic Great War styling without the classic Great War price, Colt could have just the ticket. Teased by the Colt Collector’s Association as coming soon, the new Colt Black 1911 Black Army is listed on the company’s website as a “vintage limited run.” The so-called “Black Army” .45s is a term often used by collectors to describe the late World War I finish techniques applied to Colt’s 1911s...
  • VIDEO: Extinction Rebellion Protesters Are ALL WHITE!

    10/15/2019 10:52:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 37 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 15, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO The one thing the Extinction Rebellion protesters have in common is that they are ALL WHITE. As white as a Pete Buttigieg campaign rally.
  • Lebanese TV Host Juomana Haddad on Racism in the Arab World: We Are Tenth, not Third, World;

    10/15/2019 10:41:30 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 5 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 10/15/19 | Hugh Hoffman
    We’re Wallowing in Our Own Backwardness The Lebanese TV host Joumana Haddad said in a September 19, 2019 monologue on Al-Hurra TV (U.S.), a station supported by the American government, that the Arabs are a racist people. She criticized the Arab nation for looking down, she said, upon other races and nationalities and for not seeing anything shameful about its racism. She said that Arab countries legally condone racism and forms of human trafficking, slavery, and systematic humiliation, and that the Arab countries are “wallowing” in their backward past. In addition, Haddad said that it is human advancement, interest...
  • Minneapolis Mayor Removes Porta-Potties Outside Trump Rally [semi-satire]

    10/15/2019 9:45:21 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 Oct 2019 | John Semmens
    Frustrated that he was unable to prevent President Trump from holding a campaign rally in Minneapolis, Mayor Jacob Frey took action to bar porta-potties from being set up outside the arena for use by the overflow crowd or those there to demonstrate against Trump. “The provision of portable toilets is the very definition of treason in the US Constitution,” Frey contended. “And I quote…Treason against the United States, shall consist of giving enemies aid and comfort. The whole purpose of these facilities is to give aid and comfort. In fact, they are also known as ‘comfort stations.’ Since Trump and...