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  • Pro-Choice demonstrators make their children wear “I’m a Choice” pins

    02/18/2018 10:46:07 AM PST · 5 of 31
    exDemMom to Morgana
    How is that child going to feel growing up, knowing he or she could just as easily have been killed in the womb?

    That is true of every child who has survived long enough to exit the womb alive. The pertinent point here is that these children know that had their mother been in a different mood when she was pregnant, she would have killed them without hesitation or remorse. Way to go, pro-abortion moms! How can you be any more blatant about the fact that you view your children as possessions, to be destroyed at will?

    And we wonder why so many kids have so many mental health issues—depression, “transgenderism,” etc.

  • Female Startup Founder Accuses Silicon Valley VC of Sexual Assault on Plane

    02/18/2018 10:08:02 AM PST · 24 of 24
    exDemMom to Paisan
    How does one ‘sexually assault’ a plane?

    I was wondering that myself.

  • Duckworth using pregnancy to educate male-dominated Senate

    02/18/2018 9:51:43 AM PST · 23 of 35
    exDemMom to Mandingo Conservative

    Typical liberal. Assumes that no one but her understands the deep truths, and takes it upon herself to educate everyone else. The arrogance is overwhelming.

    I’m pretty certain that most husbands and fathers are quite aware of the challenges their wives face. It isn’t like the wives will stay mum on the subject. We don’t need some self-proclaimed “enlightened” liberal to “teach” men about this.

  • Bullet train sparks fight as old as Texas: progress v tradition

    02/18/2018 9:04:20 AM PST · 10 of 34
    exDemMom to Elderberry

    I suggest they consult with the folks in charge of the California High Speed Rail project and get helpful hints on how to succeed.

    The CA rail project was supposed to cost $33 billion and be operational by 2020. This was how it was sold to voters. So far, the cost is currently $68 billion and expected to climb over $100 billion, and the train is not expected to be operational until 2030. Over budget and behind schedule, that’s how projects should run—if you are a liberal democrat and have no concept of how projects should be run.

    Plus, there are the environmental hazards of such a train. How is wildlife ever going to get out of the way of such a train when it comes speeding by? The first segment of the train that is supposed to be completed is between Bakersfield and San Jose—seriously? And those promoting the project really think that profits from ridership between Bakersfield and San Jose is going to cover construction costs? How does this come even close to the promised goal of San Francisco to LA in 2h 40m?

    I think such a project in TX will be just as large a boondoggle.

    The problem with any kind of rail in the US is that our population is concentrated in small pockets of high density, while most of the country is very low density. Advocates of rail can point to the successes in Asia or Europe, but the areas in which rail is successful are high density areas and can generate the ridership needed to make the trains cost-effective. There is a big difference in cost when the distance between stations can be several hundred miles, as opposed to fifty miles or less, as in Asia or Europe.

    I love trains, but we have to be realistic on their viability in the US.

  • Mueller: Russian Trolls Convinced Unwitting American To Hold “Happy Birthday” Sign For Oligarch

    02/17/2018 5:06:09 PM PST · 88 of 89
    exDemMom to Rastus

    Thanks for the warning. I only watch work-related videos at work, though, never music videos.

  • Abortion facility charged overweight women more for their abortions

    02/17/2018 9:38:19 AM PST · 5 of 7
    exDemMom to Morgana
    Although sometimes here lately, with some of these doctors...I wonder something else. I wonder if they like Dahmer or Bundy they just like killing.

    Read abortionist Hern’s description of committing abortion. It is obvious that he loves killing.

    It is a real shame that the women who fall for the abortion narrative do not ever make the logical leap to figure out that someone who, at the very least, has no moral qualms about killing the most innocent and helpless is incapable of feeling any kind of concern over the clients whose babies they kill. Psychopaths are incapable of empathy; other people are mere objects to them. And it takes a true psychopath to make a career of killing babies.

  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 7:28:07 AM PST · 34 of 38
    exDemMom to Hammerhead


  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 7:12:53 AM PST · 29 of 38
    exDemMom to Leaning Right
    I’ve taught physics at the college level, and I enjoyed your summation.

    Well, thank you so much!

    I'm a biochemist, so my knowledge of physics can pretty much be described as "Run to Red!" (So I remember which electrode to plug in on which end of the electrophoresis box when I am separating biological molecules.) Also, I do need some understanding of fluorescence and luminescence since both phenomena are used to detect biochemical reactions.

    I'll never forget the time I had the night shift and the guy who was on night shift with me, upon finding out I am a scientist, asked me to explain the theory of relativity to him. Because all scientists have exactly the same knowledge set, right?

  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 7:03:39 AM PST · 28 of 38
    exDemMom to NativeSon

    Yes, it is basically fluorescence.

    I don’t know how the electron trap would work.

  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 7:02:01 AM PST · 27 of 38
    exDemMom to Hammerhead
    Ok ‘Smarter Than All the Rest of Us Guy’.

    Okay, but I'm not a guy. ;)

  • Climate Alarmism Is Still Bizarre, Dogmatic, Intolerant

    02/17/2018 6:55:59 AM PST · 8 of 12
    exDemMom to Kaslin
    The constant consternation strikes many as ridiculous. But others have become true believers – and have committed to not having children, not taking showers, de-carbonizing, de-industrializing and de-growing developed countries, shutting off oil pipelines, and other futile actions that bring no earthly benefits.

    The true believers are voluntarily removing themselves from the gene pool. Whatever genetic traits lead them to be susceptible to fear-mongering, to pro-abortion and anti-people propaganda, etc., are being eliminated.

    Spending trillions of dollars – and condemning billions of people to expensive, insufficient, unreliable, land and raw material gobbling wind, solar and biofuel energy – is not just unnecessary. It is immoral.

    The fear-mongering about climate is just a means to an end. People never accepted socialism/communism for its face value. But tying the fate of the earth to communism--i.e. adopt communism or the entire planet goes kablooey--is a way to trick people who would never otherwise accept communism. Those who are so single-mindedly devoted to that goal are utterly blind or indifferent to the massive suffering that striving for that goal causes--just as they are in utter denial about what achieving their goal would mean for the people subjected to communism. Their belief that somehow, establishing communism will found a wonderful utopia for everyone disconnects them from the reality that they are the agents of untold misery.

  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 5:41:19 AM PST · 12 of 38
    exDemMom to ConservativeMind

    The article from the source states that the electrode tips are 2 cm apart. That is actually sufficient information to determine how much larger the dot is than the actual atom.

  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 5:39:08 AM PST · 9 of 38
    exDemMom to Leaning Right
    I hate to sound like you-know-who, but I guess it all depends on your definition of “see”.

    Okay, let me get very technical, then.

    The electrons within the atom were excited to the next highest energy state through the input of energy. Almost immediately, they jumped back down to their base energy state, giving up the excess energy as a photon packet. That photon packet zipped out and hit some sort of photographic capture medium a few centimeters away. (I do not know what kind of photographic capture medium was used, so will skip a few steps here.) Once a sufficient number of photon packets were captured in this way, an image was made by typical methods--in this case, the image is little tiny pixels shining in various colors (okay, I have no idea how a flat screen functions). The colored photon packets from the flat screen fly across about 40 centimeters (for me, anyway) and enter the eyes, where they interact with pigments in cells of the retina. This causes the optic nerve to send information to the brain, which we then interpret as vision.

    There, happy now?

  • In Light of the Mueller Indictments, When Will We Get a Special Counsel to go After George Soros?

    02/17/2018 5:31:00 AM PST · 10 of 30
    exDemMom to EyesOfTX
    American named Richard Pinedo was also a part of Mueller’s social media bot roundup

    Now I'm really curious. Since when is it illegal to post on social media? Is there a law against sending bots out to post in response to keywords? And if this is a law, why hasn't Mueller announced indictments against the legions of Hillary campaign operatives who swamped the social media with pro-Hillary propaganda? And if this is a law, how long until one of those bot operators is in court arguing that he was exercising his free speech rights?

  • Geronimo died on this day in 1909: some history and why we yell his name when we jump out of planes

    02/17/2018 5:23:13 AM PST · 12 of 56
    exDemMom to harpygoddess
    why we yell his name when we jump out of planes

    What is this "we"??? Most of us have the sense not to jump out of perfectly good airplanes!

  • Reporter Becky Griffin: Fewer Mass Shootings if More Babies Were Aborted

    02/17/2018 5:20:37 AM PST · 7 of 55
    exDemMom to heterosupremacist

    What an idiot. There is no way for a pregnant woman to know that the baby inside of her is a psychopath, and aborting babies on the chance that they might be mentally ill is just ludicrous. Since it is impossible to determine who is mentally ill until the illness actually manifests, the only way to kill off the mentally ill babies is to kill off all the babies. Of course, people who reason like that are, themselves, mentally ill.

    Oh, and Steve Jobs was adopted.

  • Stunning image of a single strontium atom wins British photography prize

    02/17/2018 5:16:04 AM PST · 2 of 38
    exDemMom to Leaning Right
    A laser is shone on the trapped strontium atom, and as it absorbs and emits energy, we can see the glow, without actually seeing the atom itself

    So we are seeing the quantum energy from the atom, not the atom itself. Visualizing an atom is impossible, due to the fact that it is so tiny. In order to visualize an object, the object must be larger than wavelengths of light within the visual spectrum.

    That little dot is many times larger than the atom itself. If I cared to spend some time at the task, I could figure out exactly how much larger the dot is than the atom... but it's quicker just to type out that I don't want to go to that trouble.

  • Mueller: Russian Trolls Convinced Unwitting American To Hold “Happy Birthday” Sign For Oligarch

    02/17/2018 5:05:48 AM PST · 68 of 89
    exDemMom to Rastus
    Dschinghis Khan’s “Moskau.”

    Oh, drat. Now I've listened to it, too!

    Even though the lyrics are on the side of the video, I still have difficulty understanding it. Maybe that's because I don't know German. Russian attempt at subversion foiled because I've only ever studied Latin and Asian languages!

  • Mueller: Russian Trolls Convinced Unwitting American To Hold “Happy Birthday” Sign For Oligarch

    02/17/2018 4:54:57 AM PST · 67 of 89
    exDemMom to ConservativeMind
    The event apparently took place around May 29 2016, just days before Prigozhin’s 55th birthday on June 1st 1961.


    Time travel. It's a thing.


    02/17/2018 4:51:10 AM PST · 14 of 58
    exDemMom to smileyface

    We know that the idea that the Russian government would try to fix the election for Trump is nonsensical in many ways. First, it makes no sense: the Russian government had already bought and paid for Hillary and would never have thrown away its investment by promoting Trump. Second, there seems to be no tangible way the Russian government could have pulled off such a fix directly. Furthermore, any attempt by Russians to actually influence the election would have probably been noticed by the Democrat operatives who were busy bussing people around to vote on behalf of all the people who did not show up to vote, marking all those extra ballots, registering thousands of illegal aliens at bogus addresses, etc.

    I’m thinking that this “indictment” may be a face-saving move by Mueller, who still has found no evidence to support the original charter of this special counsel “investigation.” Find a couple of Russians who have traveled to the US, do a bit of research to find out who their colleagues are, then craft a bogus indictment with a ludicrous story, and voilà, the investigation has something to show for the millions of wasted dollars, and—even better—there is no way to ever prove or disprove any of it with court trials.

    I wonder, after this sham, if this special counsel farce is finally going to be shut down. Or at least Mueller could be relieved and replaced with someone who will pursue the real abuses of government power committed by the Clintons and Obama.