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  • Woman Says She Knew Obama in High School as a Homosexual Druggie Foreign Student

    04/16/2014 8:11:48 PM PDT · by lbryce · 107 replies
    Fellowship of the Minds ^ | November 7, 2013 | Dr. Eowyn
    Mia Marie Pope knew Obama at their Punahou high school in Honolulu, Hawaii, during the late 1970s. She knew him then by the name of Barry Soetoro. In this interview on October 31, 2013, with Reverend and Dr. James David Manning, the pastor of Atlah World Missionary in Harlem, New York, Pope says Barry “always portrayed himself as a foreign student” and “very much was within the gay community.” It was “common knowledge” that Barry “wasn’t interested in girls” but “was strictly into men.” “One of his attributes even then,” as he is now, was that Barry “was a pathological...
  • George Soros about Europe, Russia and Ukraine (Euromaidan PR interview of Soros

    04/14/2014 12:55:16 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 65 replies
    EuroMaidan PR ^ | 4/12/2014 | Vitali Usenko
    In an interesting interview [link at URL] to the New York Review of Books, George Soros shared his ideas on many topics including Europe, Russia and the Ukranian crisis. He also presented his new book [link at URL] The tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival? Whether one agrees or disagrees with Soro's interpretations and arguments, it is hard to deny that the interview is extremely insightful and gives a lot of food for thought. I offer a discussion of the part of the interview devoted to Ukraine. George Soros emphasized the necessity of a large-scale technical and financial...
  • Gun Gripes Episode 85: Final Farewell (Barry Elliot of Iraqveteran8888 has passed) (video only)

    04/15/2014 6:08:40 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 7 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | 4-14-2014 | Iraqveteran8888
    Earnest 'Barry' Elliot 3/11/1955 - 4/12/2014
  • Hank Aaron Says GOP Are Like the KKK but with ‘Neckties and Starched Shirts’ Instead of Hoods

    04/15/2014 1:32:13 PM PDT · by lbryce · 41 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | April 9, 2014 | Staff
    Original Title:Hank Aaron Says Republicans are Like the KKK but with ‘Neckties and Starched Shirts’ Instead of Hoods Hank Aaron is a baseball icon. Forty years ago he broke Babe Ruth's all-time homerun record of 714. He ended his career with a total of 755. Barry Bonds surpassed Aaron's record with a total of 762. Since there are claims that Bonds was "juiced," the record is viewed as suspect. When Aaron was getting close to Ruth's record, the racists came out similar to the way they did when Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color barrier in 1945. They wrote nasty...
  • Pro-Life Speaker Peter LaBarbera Detained by Canadian Authorities for Opposing Homosexuality

    04/15/2014 8:53:26 AM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    http://moonbattery.com/ ^ | 04/15/2014 | Dave Blount
    Those considering an escape to Canada if the situation gets much worse in the USA might be persuaded to instead stay and fight for what is left of our freedom after learning of what happened to Peter LaBarbera when he headed north of the border to speak at a pro-life conference: A prominent U.S. pro-family activist was detained by the Canadian Border Services Agency Thursday for alleged violations of Canada’s “hate propaganda” law. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, had flown into Regina International Airport to speak at the Saskatchewan Pro-Life Association provincial conference this [past] weekend....
  • Documents Related to Bundy Situation

    04/15/2014 4:49:29 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 68 replies
    Various
    Additional documents (new):https://www.dropbox.com/sh/d1lnody5apmsf0k/npdE35YU9I BLMhttps://www.dropbox.com/sh/th7etvwuuk815o0/IPvUa6xBit Dry Lake Solar Energy Zonehttps://www.dropbox.com/sh/ke3ap5qfw101r71/5YXGPwqndA
  • This Chart Shows Us How Bad The Economy Really Is: “Flashing Red Warning”

    04/14/2014 8:08:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | April 14, 2014 | Mac Slavo
    Recent weeks have led to a fairly significant drop in stock valuations, with many expert analysts struggling to figure out exactly why it’s happening. You’ll hear them cite the weather, or market overreaction, or any number of reasons for why stocks have seen their share prices reduced and why they’ll be rebounding in the near-term. What they won’t show you on mainstream financial channels is what’s really happening behind the scenes. Forget about all the minute-by-minute noise for a moment and take a look at the following chart. It gives a very simple overview of earnings growth trends for stocks...
  • Found it on Facebook: The Putin-Obama bet [picture only]

    04/14/2014 2:31:44 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 4 replies
    bookwormroom.com ^ | 4-14-2014 | Bookworm
  • That Durn Global Warming

    04/14/2014 1:28:52 PM PDT · by mountn man · 27 replies
    Me | Today | Me
    It's April 14.I live just NW of Ohare Field of Chicago.IT'S SNOWING!!!Durned GoreBull Warming!
  • 4 Ways to Make Your Blog Stand Out from the Pack

    04/13/2014 3:45:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Search Engine Watch ^ | April 13, 2014 | Jayson DeMers
    Whether it's attached to a small business, a large corporation or maybe as a business in itself, a blog is a reflection of its owner. But you're not the only one blogging. There are an estimated 68,124,670 WordPress sites, and for good reason; an active blog is necessary for a successful SEO initiative. Add to the mix the sites that run LiveJournal, Blogger, TypePad or one of the other blogging platforms, and there are easily over 150 million blogs on the Internet; so how do you get yours to stand out from the pack? Many say that if you write...
  • BLM Documents

    04/13/2014 1:50:07 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 34 replies
    BLM
    BLM and Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone PDFs https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ke3ap5qfw101r71/5YXGPwqndA https://www.dropbox.com/sh/th7etvwuuk815o0/IPvUa6xBit
  • WATCH: Was This The Biggest ‘Wheel of Fortune’ EPIC FAIL in History? (Video)

    04/12/2014 8:03:56 PM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 36 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 04-12-2014 | TopClip
    A contestant named Julian from Indiana University must be feeling pretty stupid right about now. And Hoosiers can't be feeling too proud. Julian had the chance to win $1 million Friday night, had the puzzle fully solved, and then lost because he pronounced Achilles like “A-chill-us.” Because of that mistake, the show decided not to give him the victory and instead, one of the other contestants who know the “mythological hero” got the chance to steal and did. (To win the full $1 million he would have had to overcome some other hurdles as well.) But alas, poor Julian' disastrous...
  • 9 big reasons why public schools wallow in mediocrity

    04/12/2014 2:29:04 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 49 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 8, 2014 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Video is only 3:15 minutes long. A short graphic presentation of the nine big flaws in public schools. Suppose someone is asking the question, well, what can we do, where do we start? Here's a list of nine places to start. ---------------------------------------------- Personally I like trying to radically simplify things. That is especially appropriate in education. What these professors spend their time doing is creating so much confusion, disinformation, propaganda, alibis, excuses, lies, etc., etc., etc., finally no ordinary citizen knows what to think about the subject anymore. And that's how the Education Establishment wins. At some point you have...
  • Survivalist or Prepper, First and Foremost It Is a State of Mind

    04/11/2014 5:06:37 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 48 replies
    Suvival Blog ^ | 4/14 | SCL
    As for the title of this article “State of Mind” is where all Preppers should start, and from there they should try to improve. What I believe is the biggest part of prepping is situational awareness, which means paying attention to your surroundings. Your surroundings include everything– your home, your neighborhood, your community, all the way out to your solar system and beyond. I've always liked to observe people in public, and you can tell which ones are not aware of their surroundings. It's the people who go to the shopping mall, park the car, go in shopping, and then...
  • The Reckoning: “All Evidence Points to US Economic Failure in 2014″

    04/11/2014 4:51:14 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 20 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 4/11/14 | Mac Slavo
    Earlier this week economic strategist Marc Faber warned that some time in the next 12 months the U.S. stock market will experience a crash worse than the massive drop seen in 1987. He’s not alone. Many contrarian economists seem to agree. And given the state of economic and geo-political affairs they could well be right, much to our detriment. On the domestic front, the much touted economic recovery is in significant danger of being revealed for the illusion that it really is. Nationwide home sales, for example, have dropped off in record numbers in the last few months and a...
  • Hunter Says He Was Attacked in First-Ever Florida Panther Attack

    04/10/2014 9:36:00 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 10 replies
    browardpalmbeach.com ^ | 4-10-14 | Allie Conti
    Byron Maharrey knows what a Florida panther looks like. The former chairman of the board for the Florida Sportsmen's Conservation Association had seen the elusive cats near Palatka and around his home by Lake Kissimmee before. And he swears he saw one of these rare cougar subspecies while hunting there last month. Maharrey was sitting in a chair surrounded by decoy turkeys when an unseen force knocked the outdoorsman onto his gun and ran away. The tawny color and the long tail were dead giveaways that this was no mere bobcat. "Florida Wildlife Commission has always said there's no documented...
  • Volcanoes Erupting Right Now All Over The Ring Of Fire – Is The U.S. Next?

    04/10/2014 11:15:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 40 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | April 8, 2014 | Michael Snyder
    All of a sudden, the Ring of Fire is starting to tremble violently. Last month, we had a whole bunch of major earthquakes along the Ring of Fire, and this month volcanoes all over the Ring of Fire are erupting. Of course, there has always been seismic activity within this giant band that stretches around the Pacific Ocean. After all, approximately 75 percent of all volcanoes are located in the Ring of Fire and approximately 90 percent of all global earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire. But what is alarming is that the level of activity appears to be...
  • A tax question re multiple W2 forms.

    04/10/2014 10:43:40 AM PDT · by LouAvul · 32 replies
    Lemme ask a question. My wife's employer switched the companies that handled their payroll, insurance, etc. For 2013, she's now got two W2 statements. The one for the first quarter is from payroll/insurance/investment company XYZ. That W2 lists her employer as her actual employer. It's where she actually works. It has her employer's tax ID number. For the last 3 quarters of 2013, after they made the switch, that W2 statement does not list her actual employer. It lists the payroll/insurance/retirement company that handles all the paperwork, as her employer. Instead of her actual employer's ID number, there's a different...
  • Bitcoin Price Drops 10% as Chinese Exchanges Stop Bank Deposits

    04/10/2014 9:37:44 AM PDT · by Errant · 6 replies
    Coin Desk ^ | 10 April 2014 | Jon Southurst
    Bitcoin prices crashed today as Chinese businesses began receiving official deposit shutdown notices from banks, confirming recent suspicions of an impending crackdown. Exchanges will stop account recharging via bank accounts between now and 15th April. Even though the news has been anticipated for over a week now, bitcoin prices sank under $403 from a high of $450.74 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index after companies began making public announcements on their sites.
  • Obama’s Watergate moment is here

    04/10/2014 9:02:07 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 37 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 4-9-2014 | DrJohn
    Back in June of 2013 Elijah Cummings declared the IRS investigation over, despite the continued stonewalling by the Obama administration: Based upon everything I’ve seen, the case is solved. If it were me, I would wrap this case up and move on, to be frank with you. The IG made some recommendations, those recommendations are being adopted by the IRS, we’ve got a new commissioner in, acting commissioner in, Danny Werfel is doing a great job, I think we’re in great shape. Last month all of the democrat members of the House Oversight Committee demanded Darryl Issa end the IRS...
  • Banned: Woman’s Photo Rejected from Beauty Contest Because Of Handgun: “Inappropriate Content”

    04/09/2014 8:10:58 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 47 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 4/9/14
    Last summer Bob Ferris’ wife returned from church looking particularly beautiful so he decided to take a few snapshots with his camera. A few months later the couple happened across a contest promotion in People magazine called “Real Beauty at Every Age.” The contest was open to everyone and all that it required was a photo submission. Just about all submissions, so long as the pictures were tasteful, were allowed entry into the contest. But Sandra Ferris, who says the contest submission was her husband’s idea, didn’t even get past the qualifying stage.
  • Survival Mom Radio Show: Prepper Myths with Fernando Aguirre (FerFAL)

    04/09/2014 4:41:21 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 5 replies
    The Survival Mom ^ | 4/9/14 | Lisa Bedford(ChocChipCookie)
    Hey folks, here's the link to the interview with Lisa Bedford, author of the book "Survival Mom".
  • An Iowa City With A Population Of 7,000 Will Receive Armored Military Vehicle

    04/09/2014 12:31:34 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 36 replies
    Moving along to the subject of today’s absurdity, the tiny city of Washington, Iowa with a population of 7,000 and 11 police officers, will be receiving a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. Yes, they will be employing one of these in the field:
  • Perceived bias of AT&T Yahoo Website.

    04/09/2014 11:07:37 AM PDT · by donaldo · 18 replies
    Anyone notice leftwing bias of AT&T Yahoo Website?
  • I just got robo-polled

    04/08/2014 7:56:39 PM PDT · by Two Kids' Dad · 33 replies
    2KD | self
    I just got a robo-call from a marketing company purporting to be in Washington DC asking my opinion on various subjects, but it quickly became clear it was paid for by the Jeb Bush people.
  • Forest Park mayor blasts anti-gun group

    04/08/2014 3:59:27 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    peachpundit.com ^ | 4-4-2014 | Jason
    Forest Park Mayor David Lockhart received a solicitation this week to join Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns. He didn’t just reject the offer. In his reply, Lockhart ripped MAIG and its founder, calling the group out for what it really is: I do not support your efforts. I oppose efforts to require private sellers with minimal sales (non-dealers) to perform background checks. I am proud that gun shows are regularly conducted in Forest Park. If you really want to reduce illegal gun sales, perhaps your energy would be better focused in petitioning the BATF to end its illegal gunwalking....
  • http://shtfschool.com/general/a-typical-day-during-shtf/

    04/07/2014 4:56:39 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 7 replies
    SHTF School ^ | 4/6/14 | Selco
    I kept looking at him suspiciously, because I remembered our neighbour who stated (OK he was completely drunk) that he had brilliant plan to end this siege. When we asked him how, he explained that he will shoot at the airplanes, and when they respond to that they will bomb whole area and everything will end. One of most stupid things that I ever heard. It was like shooting the man who brings you sandwich when you are hungry but desperate folks will talk lot of nonsense. “I am just thinking how funny and how far away we are to...
  • What is our obligation to those who make bad decisions?

    04/07/2014 5:18:44 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    Bookwormroom.com ^ | 4-6-2014 | Bookworm
    One of the things I’ve tried to drill into my children is the truism that the single biggest indicator of poverty is single motherhood. That data, incidentally, does not reflect the old-fashioned kind of single motherhood, which was the result of widowhood or abandonment. Instead, we’re talking about modern single motherhood, the kind that sees women who are deluged with birth control choices nevertheless get pregnant with boyfriends or hook-ups who feel no emotional connection or sense of economic obligation to either mother or baby. One of my children has a part-time job at a cafe and is, for the...
  • Judges: The King is Coming - The Prophet We Must Shema

    04/05/2014 8:07:50 AM PDT · by Errant
    SNL (Sabbath Night Live) via Youtube ^ | 4 April 2014 | Michael Rood
    The most repeated prophecy in the entirety of the Gospel record is often hidden behind the definitive article. The definitive articles from the Greek text have been translated: THIS, THAT, and THE - but they all definitively define THE PROPHET who was prophesied by Moses. This is THE PROPHET the Almighty promised to send, and THAT PROPHET is the one who would speak only that which he heard from heaven. It is THIS PROPHET that we must shema (hear and obey). There is not a more repeated prophetic declaration in the Gospel record than the recognition that Yeshua is THAT...
  • Holder Says DOJ Still May Mingle w/CAIR in Quest to Root Out ‘Potential Domestic Violence Adherents’

    04/05/2014 12:40:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 4, 2014 - 6:26 pm | Bridget Johnson
    Attorney General Eric Holder told a House Appropriations subcommittee on Friday that his department doesn’t have a “formal relationship” with a controversial Islamic group while a chairman argued that an interpretation of the law has inexplicably tied the Pentagon’s hands in nabbing the Benghazi attackers. At a hearing to review the Justice Department’s FY 2015 budget request, Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Chairman Frank Wolf (R-Va.) reminded Holder, the sole witness, that last year the DOJ was “directed to follow the lead of the FBI to keep distance between government officials and individuals or organizations associated...
  • Hysterical Passover Joke!

    04/04/2014 8:55:52 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    Video at link
  • TWO Freeper novels free today on Amazon.com

    04/04/2014 7:40:15 AM PDT · by Gen.Blather · 5 replies
    Amazon.com ^ | 4/4/2014 | Bern Pearson
    When I list these I can track downloads on Amazon. As soon as the FR listing disappears the downloads stop so I relist it and they start again. http://amzn.to/1dSYZ7h “Havelock’s Inheritance.” Havelock is on a voyage of discovery involving fraud, deceit, two crime families and enough dead bodies to start his own morgue. http://amzn.to/1fR47nx “A Plague of Dragons.” Something is trying to kill Kyle Fortune and when it does, an ancient menace will return to enslave and devastate the world. Please write something kind in the ratings section. (I thank you.)
  • Get not one, but TWO free Freeper novels today on Amazon.com.

    04/04/2014 3:00:44 AM PDT · by Gen.Blather · 31 replies
    Amazon.com ^ | 4/4/2014 | Bern Pearson
    http://amzn.to/1dSYZ7h “Havelock’s Inheritance.” Havelock is on a voyage of discovery involving fraud, deceit, two crime families and enough dead bodies to start his own morgue. http://amzn.to/1fR47nx “A Plague of Dragons.” Something is trying to kill Kyle Fortune and when it does, an ancient menace will return to enslave and devastate the world.
  • Saving the Reno Air Races

    04/02/2014 10:17:37 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    The Pylon Place ^ | March 31, 2014 | Marilyn Dash
    What can be done to save the Reno Air Races? This is the question posed to me by so many of the Air Racing fans. We know changes are being made – but – are they enough. Are these changes coming too late, what are the signs we should be looking for to see if the changes are working? ... Tell me why, the day after Steven Hinton won his 5th Championship he was not being interviewed on Good Morning America, Today and the Tonight Show? This young man has unprecedented achievements and no one knows his name. I’ve said...
  • What Would An Eruption Of The Yellowstone Supervolcano Look Like?

    04/02/2014 5:50:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 104 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | April 1, 2014 | Michael Snyder
    On Sunday, the worst earthquake in about 30 years rattled the Yellowstone supervolcano. Overall, there have been at least 25 significant earthquakes at Yellowstone National Park since Thursday, but it is the 4.8 earthquake that has many observers extremely worried. Could such a large earthquake be a sign that the Yellowstone supervolcano is starting to roar to life after all this time? And if it does erupt, what would that mean for the rest of the country? As you will see below, a full-blown eruption at Yellowstone would be absolutely catastrophic. It is estimated that such an eruption could dump...
  • Army looks to relocate Pentagon

    04/01/2014 8:48:01 PM PDT · by Marie · 20 replies
    Army.mil ^ | 1APR14 | Army News Release
    The proposed move will take the Pentagon from the banks of the Potomac River to northwest Kansas. WASHINGTON (April 1, 2010) -- Top Army officials unveiled plans early today to relocate the massive Pentagon building to the western part of Kansas sometime this summer. "This move will be a huge undertaking, but we determined it was a necessary step as we realign our force structure," said one of the Army's top generals. "Once we started investigating the possibility of the move, we determined that it was not only critical to our efforts, but that it would be good for our...
  • The Bible: From Standpoint to Application (PODCAST)

    04/01/2014 5:55:52 PM PDT · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case]
    MakingSense.Podbean ^ | April 1, 2014 | Rob W. Case
    As you come to this program, you reside within a certain frame of mind. Your outlook, experience, and analysis of life has, along with what has influenced you over the course of your lifetime, shaped your frame of mind. But what if you are confronted with the concept of God? How do you respond? What constitutes each response, and if you accept him, what can come in applying His word to your life? Find out this and much more as you listen to this edition of “Making Sense with Rob Case.”
  • (VANITY) Prayers for aneurysm victim - continued

    04/01/2014 4:10:43 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 12 replies
    4/1/14 | me
    Please continue prayers for my cleaning lady's daughter.
  • Neat new website

    04/01/2014 11:49:14 AM PDT · by DManA · 9 replies
    Ely Website ^ | 4/1/14 | Ely Mn
    Neat new web site that just went up today.
  • Homeowner's Insurance Premiums Skyrocket

    04/01/2014 7:11:51 AM PDT · by GYPSY286 · 33 replies
    None | April 1, 2014 | Gypsy286
    Homeowner's Insurance Premiums
  • Got any good April Fools Jokes?

    04/01/2014 5:24:05 AM PDT · by Gefn · 76 replies
    Me | April 1, 2014 | Me
    So far I've been pranked by Netflix and Google. I'm on the lookout for some more April Fools in the news.
  • I’m a Christian and I think ‘Noah’ deserves a four star review

    03/31/2014 10:53:34 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    themattwalshblog.com ^ | 3-29-2014 | Matt Walsh
    On Friday, my wife and I had a very rare date night. Naturally, we decided to spend it being pummeled by the blaring condescension of the most insipid, absurd, unimaginative, clumsily contrived piece of anti-Christian filmmaking to come along since, well, probably just last week. In fact, if I learned anything from Noah, it’s this: despite popular perception, you can often judge a book by its cover. Also, giant deformed rock monsters make for awkward supporting characters. We’ll meditate on that second item in a moment, but it’s the first point that should be especially emphasized. Christians: you’ll hear people...
  • Baseball Opening Day ( well, sort of..) thread..your team still has a chance...

    03/31/2014 5:10:30 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 65 replies
    one man's opinion.....
    "There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit." Al Gallagher, ( retired major leaguer, quoted in 1971)
  • Look Out! It's the NSA! You Never Know When, Where They'll Show Up Next!

    03/30/2014 5:32:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 6 replies
    Google Plus ^ | March 30, 2014 | Staff
  • Judgment According to the Standard of Righteousness (Judges: The King Is Coming March 28, 2014)

    03/30/2014 7:13:19 AM PDT · by Errant · 2 replies
    SNL (Shabbat Nigh Live via Youtube) ^ | 28 March 2014 | Michael Rood
    For Judges to judge, there must be a standard against which all actions are judged. The Book of Judges is preceded by Moses’ reiteration of the Torah just before the nation of Israel proceeds into the Promised Land. The law, the standard of righteousness by which Israel is to govern themselves as a people, is repeated and amplified one last time before the death of Moses. It is in this final instruction of Moses that we find the context to the Book of The Judges, which is a prophetic shadow picture of the day and hour in which we live.
  • What Would Happen If A Giant Tsunami Hit Florida?

    03/29/2014 5:56:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 93 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | March 29, 2014 | Michael Snyder
    Can you imagine the devastation that would be caused if a massive wall of water several hundred feet high slammed into Florida at more than 100 miles an hour? To many people such a scenario is impossible, but that is what people living along the Indian Ocean thought before the 2004 tsunami and that is what people living in Japan thought before the 2011 tsunami. Throughout history, giant tsunamis have been relatively rare events, but they do happen. Scientists tell us that a mega-tsunami can race across the open ocean at up to 500 miles an hour, and when they...
  • Dhimmitude ... Swedish Art Professor Applauds Apple's Intention To Place Hijab On Emoticon

    03/28/2014 12:00:29 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies
    Tundar Tabloids ^ | 28/03/2014 | KGS
    The Western institutionalization of sharia norms. A Swedish art professor has applauded Apple’s promise to diversify its emoticon options, including figures wearing religious headgear such as the hijab. “It’s great, we need people with different skin colours among the emojis, and people with different clothes, from the hijab to the kippa,” illustration professor Joanna Rubin Dranger at Stockholm’s Konstfack academy told the TT news wire on Thursday. The website DoSomething.org first let the battle cry sound, asking Apple to take a closer look at its 800 emojis. “The only two resembling people of colour are a guy who looks vaguely...
  • 'Miss Uruguay 2013' is Micaela Orsi

    03/28/2014 10:35:50 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 21 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 28 March 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Miss Orsi is 6'-0" tall...         More at Reaganite Republican...   (prolly NSFW this week)        
  • For Columnist, a Change of Tone (Krugman vs. 538/Nate Silver)

    03/26/2014 5:32:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 03/26/2014 6:24 PM | Nate Silver
    A New York Times columnist has expressed substantially more negative sentiments about FiveThirtyEight since it left The New York Times, according to a FiveThirtyEight analysis. The columnist, Paul Krugman, who writes about economics and politics for The Times, has referred to FiveThirtyEight or editor-in-chief Nate Silver 33 times on his blog. FiveThirtyEight classified each reference based on whether it expressed a favorable, unfavorable or neutral sentiment toward FiveThirtyEight. …
  • Get Training for Le Tour de TEOTWAWKI

    03/26/2014 4:36:06 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 29 replies
    Survival Blog ^ | 3/14 | MK
    Bicycles offer us a quick way to move around, and if you know what you're doing and where you are going, they can be very stealthy. They give us options for carrying gear on racks and saddle bags, or even in trailers. A good bike will carry you over a variety of terrain, whether paved or not. They are easy to maintain, can be stored in a number of locations, and can be hidden fairly easily, when need be. Most importantly, with a little skill, their maneuverability will help you dodge even the stickiest of situations. Let's suppose I have...