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  • Winter isn’t coming in Alaska, and people are dying

    01/19/2018 8:47:39 AM PST · by SMGFan · 36 replies
    NYPost ^ | January 19, 2018
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state. Months of higher-than-normal temperatures in parts of rural Alaska have opened dangerous gaps in frozen rivers that residents use to travel from village to village and to hunting grounds, since there are no roads. One troublesome ice highway is the half-mile-wide Kuskokwim River, where a man died New Year’s Eve after he and five family members — traveling on a snowmobile and sled — fell into a gaping hole. The others survived.
  • Artic Refuge Still Scarred 30 Years Later

    12/29/2017 1:03:56 PM PST · by packrat35 · 47 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | 12/28/2017 | The Weather Channel
    Thirty years after an oil well was drilled at an Arctic wildlife refuge, the effects are still visible from space.
  • Beaver Invasion Could Speed Artic Warming

    12/29/2017 12:51:09 PM PST · by packrat35 · 53 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | 12/29/2017 | Weather Channel
    Beaver Invasion Could Speed Artic Warming
  • ..Trump reportedly says all Haitians have AIDS, Nigerians own huts at immigration meeting

    12/23/2017 2:53:53 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 68 replies
    NY Daily news ^ | 12/23/17 | Denis Slattery
    Enraged President Trump reportedly says all Haitians have AIDS, Nigerians own huts at immigration meeting President Trump exploded with vitriolic and racist comments — saying all Haitians have AIDS and mocking Nigerians — during a heated White House meeting about immigration, according to a report on Saturday. Trump grumbled as he entered the Oval Office, dressing down his national security team and railing against the number of immigrants who had entered the country since he took office. He said he looked like a fool as the number climbed and he failed to make good on his promise to curtail the...
  • I got kicked out of diversity training

    12/19/2017 9:12:14 AM PST · by Borges · 83 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 12/15/2017 | Joanne Cleaver
    It’s not a good sign when you discover that everybody in a diversity workshop thinks the same way. --- As the group got organized online, one member shared a screen grab from her Facebook feed, in which a stream of self-appointed diversity advocates pounced on a young woman who had shared her happiness about graduating from medical school. Almost immediately, someone minimized her accomplishment by attributing much of it to “white privilege.” The new doctor struck back, pointing out that she’d climbed out of foster care and had worked her way through college. But to the diversity Puritans, she had...
  • A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

    12/15/2017 3:54:40 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 20 replies
    https://www.theguardian.com ^ | Friday 15 December 2017 02.00 EST | by Ed Pilkington
    Los Angeles, California, 5 December “You got a choice to make, man. You could go straight on to heaven. Or you could turn right, into that.” We are in Los Angeles, in the heart of one of America’s wealthiest cities, and General Dogon, dressed in black, is our tour guide. Alongside him strolls another tall man, grey-haired and sprucely decked out in jeans and suit jacket. Professor Philip Alston is an Australian academic with a formal title: UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. General Dogon, himself a veteran of these Skid Row streets, strides along, stepping over...
  • Americans pessimistic about Trump, country: AP-NORC Poll

    12/15/2017 8:29:33 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 61 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 15, 2017 11:17 AM EST | Julie Pace and Emily Swanson
    President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Among Republicans, just half say Trump has kept his promises, which included vows to overhaul his predecessor’s health care law, withdraw the United States from a nuclear accord with Iran and invest millions in new projects to fix the nation’s aging infrastructure. None of...
  • JUST IN: Larry King Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

    12/11/2017 4:28:33 PM PST · by x1stcav · 97 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 12/11/17 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    One of the ex-wives of late singer Eddie Fisher, Terry Richard, has come forward to accuse Larry King of groping her. Larry King was a long-time host on CNN. She claims he groped her at separate events. One occurred in 2005 and one occurred in 2006. Both happened at baseball awards dinners at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. Terry is 63 years-old. Larry King is now 84 years-old. The first incident happened during a photo where she claims that King slid his hand down her backless dress and rested his fingers in between her butt cheeks. The second time (and...
  • Poll: 31% of Republicans want a different presidential nominee in 2020

    12/05/2017 4:05:07 PM PST · by Hadean · 84 replies
    NBC News ^ | Dec. 5, 2017 | Carrie Dann
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump continues to enjoy robust support within the Republican Party, but about a third of his own political partisans still say they would prefer a different Republican at the top of the ticket in 2020, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute. Three in ten Republicans — 31 percent — say that they’d like to see a different GOP nominee in the next presidential election, while 63 percent say they’re happy with the current president running for reelection as the party’s standard-bearer. While Trump’s support for reelection is solid among those who...
  • Sean Hannity says, To all my deplorable friends, Tick tock. Tomorrow!!

    12/03/2017 5:00:41 PM PST · by BusterDog · 147 replies
    To all my deplorable friends. Tick tock. Tomorrow!!
  • Trump's UK visit 'planned for February' despite outrage over anti Muslim Britain First retweets

    12/03/2017 4:12:19 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 14 replies
    The Mirror ^ | 12/3/17 | Andy Richardson
    Donald Trump is reportedly due to travel to the UK in February for his planned visit - despite outrage over his retweets of posts by an anti-Muslim group. The US president sparked a huge backlash when he shared the hate propaganda by Britain First to his more than 44 million followers just days ago. [snip] Trump's actions triggered a sharp rebuke from an army of critics - including Theresa May, who described the tweets as "wrong". Figures including London Mayor Sadiq Khan also demanded the prime minister go further and cancel her invitation to Trump to visit the UK. But...
  • Trump’s Gravest Mistake

    12/02/2017 11:01:37 AM PST · by davikkm · 131 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Trump continues to make a mistake so costly that it could relegate him to the title of worst president of all time. Let me say first, if you are a Trump supporter, I am not your enemy. I am generally indifferent toward Trump and want the United States to succeed no matter who is president. The purpose of this article is to warn you about what the Deep State has in store for Trump and his supporters. Unfortunately, Trump’s rhetoric plays right into their hands. Recently, Trump made the mistake yet again by tweeting this: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/936260193536573440 The largest and most...
  • Two more women describe unwanted overtures by Roy Moore at Alabama mall

    11/15/2017 5:36:57 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 113 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 15 ,2017 | By Stephanie McCrummen, Beth Reinhard and Alice Crites
    Gena Richardson says she was a high school senior working in the men’s department of Sears at the Gadsden Mall when a man approached her and introduced himself as Roy Moore. “He said, ‘You can just call me Roy,’ ” says Richardson, who says this first encounter happened in the fall of 1977, just before or after her 18th birthday, as Moore, then a 30-year-old local attorney, was gaining a reputation for pursuing young women at the mall in Gadsden, Ala. His overtures caused one store manager to tell new hires to “watch out for this guy,” another young woman...
  • House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

    11/15/2017 8:06:09 AM PST · by Hadean · 116 replies
    MSN.com ^ | Nov. 15, 2017 | John Bowden
    Several House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment targeting President Trump on Wednesday, asserting that Trump has violated the Constitution. Democratic Reps. Steve Cohen (Tenn.), Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.), Al Green (Texas), Adriano Espaillat (N.Y.), Marcia Fudge (Ohio) and John Yarmuth (Ky.) said the five articles of impeachment come out of concern for the country's national security. "We believe that President Trump has violated the Constitution, and we've introduced five articles of impeachment," Cohen said at a press conference.
  • Facing facts about Tuesday’s big backlash (NeverTrump Alert)

    11/08/2017 10:07:06 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | Nov 08, 2017 | John Podhoretz
    President Trump has an approval rating of 38 percent. That’s not good. And when a president’s polls are not good, members of his party tend to suffer when elections roll around. That is what happened Tuesday night in Virginia, New Jersey and in the suburbs of New York City. Do not fall for efforts made by people on all sides obsessed with slicing and dicing raw voting data to complicate this whole 2017 elections business. You’ll be reading about how maybe it wasn’t all so bad or maybe it was far worse than it looks. Mostly, it’s exactly how it...
  • Leave Jeff Sessions Alone

    11/03/2017 8:34:55 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 135 replies
    EEE | 03 NOVEMBER 2017 | EEE
    Yeah, Sessions is part of the Swamp. Really meanie-old FReepers, really? One of the greatest statesmen in modern American political history. Accomplished AG in both Alabama and now in the DoJ. Senator. And has been the point man on immigration, rule of law, and sovereignty, is suddenly a Swamp mole designed to destroy Trump? So, Sessions should give press conferences every five minutes on what he's doing? Provide leaks to the very same Swamp and Fake News Media that's trying to destroy his boss? Excuse me, he's not the DOJ solely by himself. Um, he has staff. Underlings. Associates. You...
  • AMC Boss Hints Walking Dead Could Stick Around for '30, 40, 50 Years'

    11/03/2017 2:08:50 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 37 replies
    TV Line ^ | November 2, 2017 | Michael Ausiello
    Here’s hoping Rick Grimes has a good retirement plan. During a conference call with Wall Street analysts on Thursday, AMC CEO Josh Sapan hinted that the The Walking Dead could stay on the air for years — if not decades. “The use of the word ‘franchise,’ we don’t take lightly,” the exec said, per our sister site Deadline. “It’s not a sloppy or casual word. We’ve studied the best. Some have been around 30, 40, 50 years. We have a chance for a lot of life in the franchise.” (UPDATE: An AMC insider stresses that Sapan was referring to the...
  • Ban your EarBuds and Head phones in public

    11/01/2017 7:28:31 AM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 48 replies
    Been telling folks lately to be aware. Take out those ear plugs so you can hear whats going on around you. God gave us ears to hear dangers along with all the other sound waves. Look at the gym for instance. If Abdul came in blazing how long would it take for 90% to hear it. It would be too long and too late. Told the kids, keep your ears open these days you may hear danger b4 you see it.
  • DNC, Wasserman Schultz say they were unaware of dossier payments

    10/25/2017 6:31:21 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/25/17 09:10 PM EDT | Jonathan Easley
    Current and past leaders of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) say they had no knowledge that the national party was helping to fund a dossier compiled by a British spy that contained scandalous accusations about President Trump. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the DNC paid millions to the law firm Perkins Coie, where Democratic lawyer Marc Elias worked with the opposition research firm Fusion GPS to construct the memo, which was compiled by British spy Christopher Steele. The memo is at the center of several investigations into Russian meddling and it may have been used...
  • Clinton did not know about Trump dossier until publication: report

    10/25/2017 6:23:29 PM PDT · by bitt · 104 replies
    The Hill ^ | oct 25, 2017 | Oliver Beavers
    Hillary Clinton reportedly learned about the existence of a dossier containing unverified allegations about collusion between President Trump and Russia only after after BuzzFeed News published the document, despite recent reports tying her campaign to funding it. The former secretary of state was reportedly annoyed that the controversial report had not been shared with the public until the final days of last year's heated presidential contest, The New York Times reported Wednesday, citing two Clinton associates who discussed the matter with her. The then-Democratic presidential candidate was also reportedly disappointed that the FBI's investigation into ties between Trump campaign associates...