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  • Dog pictures- let's see your best friend!

    10/06/2015 10:38:16 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 20 replies
    10-06-2015 | Me
    Was cleaning out old and unwanted pictures from my Photobucket account and had lots of dog photos I've taken over the past 3 years. Here's my favorite. Let's see yours.
  • Any stories of Obama buyer's remorse?

    10/06/2015 6:46:12 PM PDT · by eekitsagreek · 35 replies
    I was having a chat with a friend of mine earlier today. She is one of those so- called "independent" voters. Back in 2008 she enthusiastically campaigned for Obama, thinking it would usher in a brighter future. In 2012 she again supported Obama, mainly because she was turned off by Romney's "47%" comment. Fast forward to today and now it is a different story. None of her expectations happened. She really believed everyone would get along and all that liberal kumbaya nonsense. She believes things are worse off now and that she feels duped by him. I asked her how...
  • The Syrian Refugee Crisis Has A Kickstarter Now

    10/06/2015 11:14:42 AM PDT · by LadyBuzz · 7 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 10/6/15 | Hayes Brown
    The White House asked the crowdfunding giant to help make up the $4 billion that Syrian refugees still need this year.
  • Christian group predicts the world will be 'annihilated' on Wednesday (Women, children, hardest hit)

    10/06/2015 11:03:54 AM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | Adam Gabbatt
    While our planet may have survived September’s “blood moon”, it will be permanently destroyed on Wednesday, 7 October, a Christian organization has warned.The eBible Fellowship, an online affiliation headquartered near Philadelphia, has based its prediction of an October obliteration on a previous claim that the world would end on 21 May 2011. While that claim proved to be false, the organization is confident it has the correct date this time.
  • Portland State course aims to 'make whiteness strange'

    10/06/2015 9:50:49 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 37 replies ^ | Oct 5, 2015 | Peter Hasson
    According to Portland State University Professor’s Rachel Sanders’ “White Privilege” course, “whiteness” must be dismantled if racial justice will ever be achieved. Students taking the course will “endeavor to make whiteness strange.”
  • Cosmo Calls Kardashians ‘America’s First Family,’ But America Disagrees

    10/06/2015 7:59:53 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 48 replies
    mediaite ^ | 10-5-15 | Andrew Husband
    The cutting edge of print journalism that is Cosmopolitan labeled the Kardashians as “America’s First Family” on the cover of its 50th anniversary issue in November. Needless to say, America (i.e. Twitter) does not agree with this sentiment, and has taken it upon itself to educate the half-a-century-old magazine. According to Uproxx, 16 pages of next month’s issue are dedicated to the family clan made famous by sisters Kim and Khloe‘s exploits in reality television, smartphone apps, and many, many other business endeavors. At this point, the Kardashian family is no longer a family — it’s a brand. Whether or...
  • Edward Snowden's ready to go to prison, waiting on answer from U.S.

    10/06/2015 5:33:09 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 13 replies
    cnn ^ | 10-6-2015 | Jethro Mullen
    Edward Snowden says he's offered "many times" to go to prison in the United States as part of a deal to return from exile in Russia but is still waiting for an answer from the American government. The former National Security Agency contractor who leaked documents about top secret mass surveillance programs told the BBC in an interview he would be willing to reach a plea bargain with U.S. authorities. "I've volunteered to go to prison with the government many times. What I won't do is I won't serve as a deterrent to people trying to do the right thing...
  • Trump wins bean poll at Cullman County Fair

    10/06/2015 4:11:30 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 12 replies
    The Cullman Times ^ | Posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:15 am
    Cullman County residents took to the fair this month to cast their support for Republican candidates for president, and billionaire Donald Trump won by a landslide. The Cullman County Republican Party conducted an unofficial poll of candidates; visitors stopped by the booth and dropped a bean in each respective candidates bowl. Trump came away with around 49 percent of the total beans cast, followed by pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson with 27 percent. (full article)
  • NFL Week 5 Live Thread

    10/06/2015 3:47:43 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 31 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    WEEK 5 Oct. 8 Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans 8:25 Oct. 11 Washington Redskins at Atlanta Falcons 1 Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens 1 Seattle Seahawks at Cincinnati Bengals 1 St. Louis Rams at Green Bay Packers 1 Chicago Bears at Kansas City Chiefs 1 New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles 1 Jacksonville Jaguars at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans 1 Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions 4:05 New England Patriots at Dallas Cowboys 4:25 Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders 4:25 San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants* 8:30 Oct. 12 Pittsburgh Steelers at San Diego Chargers...
  • Nature thrives in Chernobyl, site of worst nuclear disaster

    10/05/2015 8:35:15 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 21 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10-5-2015 | KATE KELLAND
    Oct 5 - Some 30 years after the world's worst nuclear accident blasted radiation across Chernobyl, the site has evolved from a disaster zone into a nature reserve, teeming with elk, deer and wolves, scientists said on Monday. The remarkable turnaround in the area, which was declared a permanent no-go zone for people after the accident in 1986, suggests radiation contamination is not hindering wildlife from breeding and thriving, but underscores the negative impact humans have on populations of wild mammals. "When humans are removed, nature flourishes - even in the wake of the world's worst nuclear accident," said Jim...
  • Trump Just Blasted Hillary With A 2-Sentence Uppercut So Hard Bill Probably Felt It

    10/05/2015 6:24:35 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 43 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | October 5, 2015 | Jack Davis
    As Hillary Clinton seeks to find a new defense in her ongoing email scandal, Donald Trump cut to the core of the issue. “Clinton may go to jail but is still running for president? 99% of people would be in jail for what she did,” Trump tweeted Sunday.
  • Raymond Chandler: a Tale of Two Detectives

    10/05/2015 5:07:41 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 18 replies ^ | Sept 19, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    I went to Manhattan to be a novelist and took the whole project very seriously. You know, in that pretentious way that young writers do. But somebody recommended The Big Sleep to me and I was totally charmed. This is the opposite of highbrow literature. It's a lively crime story told in street-level English, with slang and hyperbolic metaphors. The hero is a tough-guy private investigator, a knight on a white horse as Raymond Chandler himself explained. People come to him with their problems and the PI makes justice prevail. Raymond Chandler wrote a half-dozen outstanding novels starring his famous...
  • Hungary's Orban attacks Croatian counterpart over migrants

    10/05/2015 2:01:43 PM PDT · by Lucy Hamilton · 14 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | October 2, 2015 | PABLO GORONDI
    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister lambasted his Croatian counterpart Friday, accusing him of being the envoy of a global left-wing organization with the job of attacking Hungary — some the strongest statements yet in neighborhood disputes caused by the migrant crisis. Meanwhile, officials in the Czech Republic said they were willing to send more than 100 police and soldiers to help Hungary defend its European Union borders, which could include the border with Croatia. That could create the awkward situation of EU members guarding the borders of a fellow member country with troops. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban...
  • Semi truck Driver Tackles Historic South Carolina Flooding (title shortened)

    10/05/2015 1:37:10 PM PDT · by Cowman · 10 replies
    the Blaze ^ | 10/5/2015 | Liz Klimas
    Video at link
  • 4 California students arrested for plotting mass shooting

    10/05/2015 1:33:00 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 5 replies ^ | 10/5/15 | Aol
    4 California students arrested for plotting mass shooting Four northern California students have been arrested for plotting to carry out a shooting at a high school, authorities said. Authorities took four unidentified students into custody after they uncovered their plan to shoot and kill faculty members and students at Summerville High School, the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday. "The suspects plan was very detailed in nature and included names of would be victims, locations and the methods in which the plan was to be carried out," the sheriff's department said in a Facebook post.
  • Calif. mom claims retailer booted her for complaining about man in girls' restroom

    10/05/2015 1:11:31 PM PDT · by massmike · 61 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Perry Chiaramonte
    A California woman, who spoke to but asked not to be identified, said she was shopping with her 12-year-old daughter and the girl’s younger friend when her daughter told her what had happened moments earlier at an REI sporting goods store during a shopping trip in late August. “We started to drive to another store and she said to me, ‘Mom, I need to tell you something,’” said the woman. “I asked her what was wrong and she told me ‘A man used the bathroom while we were in there and it scared me.’” When the mother turned the...
  • Q&A: How does the House elect a new speaker?

    10/05/2015 12:45:39 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 10-5-2015 | MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press
    WASHINGTON - At noon on Thursday, Republicans will gather behind closed doors and vote by secret ballot for their candidate for the most powerful job in the House, a post that's second in line to the presidency — Speaker of the House. The Republican caucus — at 247, the largest majority in more than 80 years — will select its nominee to replace Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who has announced he is stepping down at the end of October after nearly five years in the post. But that's not the final word. The full House — 435 Republicans and Democrats...
  • YiSpecter: First iOS Malware That Attacks Non-jailbroken Apple iOS Devices

    10/05/2015 9:04:55 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 8 replies
    Palo Alto Networks ^ | 10-4-2015 | Claud Xiao
    According to victims’ reports, all these behaviors have been exhibited in YiSpecter attacks in the past few months. Some other characteristics about this malware include: - Whether an iPhone is jailbroken or not, the malware can be successfully downloaded and installed. - Even if you manually delete the malware, it will automatically re-appear. - Using third-party tools you can find some strange additional “system apps” on infected phones. - On infected phones, in some cases when the user opens a normal app, a full screen advertisement will show. YiSpecter is the latest in a line of significant malware families to...
  • Here’s The Real Reason Emily Blunt Became An American Citizen

    10/05/2015 8:04:24 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10-5-2015 | KAITLAN COLLINS
    Emily Blunt said she became an American because her husband and daughter are both Americans, and “it’s certainly a more protected position” for her to be in. “It’s mainly for tax reasons,” Blunt said during an interview with the Sunday Times. “I didn’t want to renounce my Queen. I felt quite sad, actually. Having to be sworn into a country that wasn’t mine. I know at the core of it I haven’t given up anything, but it was sort of bittersweet.” “You have to learn all about the Constitution. You can’t be a habitual drunk, you can’t be on a guerrilla...
  • Air France Workers Rip Executives’ Clothes Off During Protest

    10/05/2015 7:47:58 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 10 replies
    Slate ^ | 10-5-2015 | Ben Mathis-Lilley
    This is nuts: Air France workers "stormed" the company's headquarters at Charles de Gaulle Airport near Paris after it threatened to cut 2,900 jobs, interrupting a meeting with union representatives and ripping executives' clothes off. Here's another photo of Pierre Plissonnier, who's also shown above: And here's Xavier Broseta, the company's executive VP for human resources and labor relations: Per AFP, the protests/attacks were a response to the company's threat to cut 2,900 jobs, which itself was a response to pilots' refusal to accept longer flying hours: [The airline is struggling in the face of fierce competition from global rivals and...
  • Should We End Welfare For Peace and Safety?

    10/05/2015 7:46:40 AM PDT · by A CA Guy · 10 replies
    Self ^ | 10/04/2015 | A Ca Guy
    I'm realizing that most if not all of these no gun zone shooters had no employment to speak of. With too much time on their hands they seem to be influenced and are investing in violent videos and very bad internet influences. Many had parents who considered their kids normal and allowed them access to guns, violent videos and the Internet despite mental issues.
  • Robert Reich’s dire warning: America’s free-market obsession is “poisoning” our world

    10/05/2015 7:34:20 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 19 replies
    salon ^ | 10-5-2015 | CONOR LYNCH
    Reich argues that the major problem with the market of today is not that the government has intruded too much, as Republicans generally contend, but that the laws and regulations necessary for a market are tilted in the favor of wealthy individuals and corporations who can buy influence in the political world, rather than average people, i.e “the many,” who cannot. In other words, the free market vs. government debate is largely a pointless distraction from what should be the real debate: Does the market and the rules that establish it work for everyone, or just the few at top...
  • Slaughtneil wins third Gaelic Football Championship in a row!

    10/04/2015 7:38:05 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 3 replies
    Congratulations @GACSlaughtneil on today's Championship win! Another fantastic season.— (@oakleafers) October 4, 2015 The treble. Truly special achievement for all involved. #1club3codes3championships— Slaughtneil GAC (@GACSlaughtneil) October 4, 2015
  • A State-by-State Map of Where Immigrants Came From

    10/04/2015 7:24:35 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 30 replies
    citylab ^ | 10-1-15 | Tanvi Misra
    U.S. migration patterns changed plenty from 1850 to 2013. A nifty interactive map, created by the Pew Research Center, visualizes these shifts by showing the origin of the dominant immigrant group in each state for every decade during this time period.
  • Silver jumped a dollar an ounce since yesterday. Anything up?

    10/04/2015 4:30:36 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 83 replies
    Kitco ^ | 10/4/2015 | misc
    Just thought this seems possibly important. Gold also jumped.
  • And What If Joaquin Struck&Flooded New England/New York?Who Would The Left Have Blamed?

    10/04/2015 4:05:06 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 11 replies
    Lets say that Hurricane Joaquin landed in the Boston/Tri-State Region. A very very "Deep Blue" region of the United States. High winds,chaos and flooding. Who would the far left accuse of such a destructive rain event? Global Warming? Climate Change? The GOP/Conservatives? SUV's? But Joaquin decided to flood a deep red state, therefore the left loonies have nothing to complain about this week. But maybe they will state that it was Gods retaliation for the recent church shooting. And the global climate activist(more like loonies)were so hoping it would of hit the northeast so they could point it out as...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 10/4 7-11pm est

    10/04/2015 3:16:55 PM PDT · by Vision · 30 replies
    WAMU ^ | 10/4/15 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen LiveInfo *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.Official OTR blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread:
  • China to join Russian air strikes in Syria, Russia gains Iraq air base – report

    10/04/2015 3:09:05 PM PDT · by Lucy Hamilton · 80 replies
    BELGRADE – DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources report that China sent word to Moscow on Friday, October 2, that J-15 fighter bombers would shortly join the Russian air campaign that was launched Wednesday, September 30. Baghdad has moreover offered Moscow an air base for targeting the Islamic State now occupying large swathes of Iraqi territory, reports. The J-15 warplanes will take off from the Chinese Liaoning-CV-16 aircraft carrier, which reached Syrian shores on September 26, according to DEBKAfile. This will be a landmark event for Beijing: its first military operation in the Middle East as well the carrier’s first...
  • Vanity--What do FReepers think of Wounded Warriors as a charity?--vanity

    10/04/2015 2:04:16 PM PDT · by Mamzelle · 55 replies
    Vanity | 10/04/15 | Mamzelle
    Look at charitable giving budget after a lean year and I want to make every penny count. I tend to be suspicious of any philanthropy that engages in heavily emotional advertising. Opinions about WW from FReepers appreciated.
  • For transgender people, getting healthcare remains difficult despite Obamacare

    10/04/2015 12:04:59 PM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies ^ | Oct. 3, 2015 | Soumya Karlamangla
    Desperate for hormonal treatments, transgender patients were turning to friends and illicit dealers for unregulated cocktails of drugs. Many were left with health complications and infections that landed them in the waiting room of a busy South Los Angeles clinic. "For the most part, they were basically getting care on the streets," said Jim Mangia, president and chief executive of St. John's Well Child and Family Center, which runs the West 58th Street health center as part of a network of low-cost Los Angeles-area clinics. After years of dealing with medical problems created by what he saw as a major...
  • What people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like

    10/04/2015 10:29:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 54 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 4, 2015 | Ana Swanson
    There are few things as fascinating as seeing what people in the past dreamed about the future. "France in the Year 2000" is one example. The series of paintings, made by Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910, shows artist depictions of what life might look like in the year 2000. The first series of images were printed and enclosed in cigarette and cigar boxes around the time of the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, according to the Public Domain Review, then later turned into postcards.
  • In an Oregon gun shop, President Obama's message does not sit well

    10/04/2015 8:22:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 10 replies
    reuters ^ | Oct. 3, 2015 | Emily Flitter
    ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - The first thing customers entering the Roseburg Gun Shop see is a life-sized cardboard cutout of President Barack Obama with a Middle Eastern scarf around his head and a badge pinned to his chest that reads: "Gun salesman of the year."The customers and sales staff in this store, located 10 miles (16 km) from Umpqua Community College, where a gunman killed nine people and injured nine others on Thursday, said they were horrified by the shootings. But they were not buying the president’s argument that guns were the problem.
  • New York men make $1,000 a week by waiting in lines

    10/04/2015 7:06:35 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 29 replies
    upi ^ | Oct. 1, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    NEW YORK, A New York entrepreneur said he makes up to $1,000 a week by offering a simple service -- waiting in long lines. Robert Samuel, founder of business Same Ole Line Dudes, said he makes up to $1,000 a week by holding places in lines for product releases, sample sales, Broadway shows, Saturday Night Live tickets and other events. Samuel said he and his team of professional "waiters" charge $25 for the first hour per line-sitter and they each charge $10 for each additional half hour. He told Salon he recently made $1,000 by waiting 48 hours outside the...
  • Happy Broderick Crawford Day (10-4)

    10/04/2015 5:14:40 AM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 56 replies
    The Official 60's Site - Highway Patrol ^ | October 4, 2015 | NonValueAdded
    Highway Patrol is a syndicated action crime drama series that aired from 1955-1959. The series was syndicated by Ziv TV. It starred Broderick Crawford as Dan Mathews, the gruff and dedicated head of a police force in a large, unidentified Western state. A signature shot of the series was fedora-wearing Mathews barking “10-4!” and other rapid-fire dialogue into a radio-microphone as he leaned against the door of his patrol car (call sign ID# “2150”)....When asked why the show ended after four seasons, Broderick Crawford said, “We ran out of crimes.”
  • Max Scherzer Throws No-Hitter vs. Mets

    10/03/2015 8:42:41 PM PDT · by TBP · 30 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | October 3, 2015 | Alec Nathan
    he Washington Nationals have been mired in turmoil over the past week, but Max Scherzer made the pain of dugout brawls and clubhouse chaos disappear Saturday night as he twirled his second no-hitter of the season in a 2-0 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field. Scherzer's the second pitcher to record two no-hitters in the regular season since 1973. The other, according to B/R Insights, is Nolan Ryan. Washington's ace recorded 17 strikeouts in the win—seven more than he notched in his no-hit effort on June 20 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 17 strikeouts also tied Ryan...
  • Obama vs Reagan "How to handle a terrorist".

    10/03/2015 8:23:36 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 2 replies ^ | 9/14/14 | Stefan TV
    Obama vs Reagan "How to handle a terrorist".
  • The Best of Ronald Reagan

    10/03/2015 8:15:27 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 5 replies ^ | 5/11/12 | Ronald Reagan
    The Best of Ronald Reagan
  • This Guy May Have Won The Internet by Shutting Down Anti-Gun, Pro-Abortion Lefty with Just One Tweet

    10/03/2015 6:44:31 PM PDT · by SZonian · 60 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | October 3, 2015 | Kyle Becker
    This one’s gonna burn a little, so might want to rub some salve in it if you’re not a pro-life person. Michael Deppisch spotted a tweet by Sarah Marian Seltzer, who was upset with the NRA about the UCC shooting. What Deppisch wrote had her retaliating with the best three-word response she could think of: “GFY.” [Explicit language follows*]
  • UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Live Thread

    10/03/2015 5:43:58 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 67 replies
    UFC | 10/03/2015
    Welcome to UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Live Thread!
  • I just apologized to my dog

    10/03/2015 5:18:26 PM PDT · by keat · 52 replies
    3 October 2015 | self
    I just apologized to my dog for having to live part of his life under the Obama regime. No dog should have to do that. A dog should love his country. I just hope he lives long enough to see this cretin out of office but, pushing 14, he may not.
  • Secret Service Targeting of Chaffetz Alarms Lawmakers

    10/03/2015 4:14:24 PM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 20 replies
    CQ Roll Cal ^ | 10/2/2015 | Hannah Hess and Matthew Fleming
    A Secret Service official’s allegedly deliberate decision to embarrass Rep. Jason Chaffetz could “give pause” to other lawmakers who have applied for federal jobs, cautioned former House Judiciary Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
  • Everyone Who Wanted More F-22s Is Being Proven Right

    10/03/2015 12:27:17 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 13 replies
    Fox Trot Alpha ^ | 25 September 2015 | Tyler Rogoway
    As if they suddenly came to an epiphany, the United States Air Force brass is now admitting what many of us have been screaming about for so long: We didn’t build nearly enough F-22s, and the F-35 cannot simply pick up the slack.
  • Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness (Warning! Super Manhattan Liberal rant)

    10/03/2015 10:58:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    The New Yorker | 10/2/15 | Cassidy
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  • Secret Service agents: Hillary is a nightmare to work with

    10/03/2015 10:05:50 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 37 replies ^ | 10/2/15 | By Deroy Murdock
    Secret Service agents: Hillary is a nightmare to work with By Deroy Murdock “‘Good morning, ma’am,” a member of the uniformed Secret Service once greeted Hillary Clinton. “F— off,” she replied. That exchange is one among many that active and retired Secret Service agents shared with Ronald Kessler, author of “First Family Detail,” a compelling look at the intrepid personnel who shield America’s presidents and their families — and those whom they guard. Kessler writes flatteringly and critically about people in both parties. Regarding the Clintons, Kessler presents Chelsea as a model protectee who respected and appreciated her agents. He...
  • Why China Is on an L.A. Spending Spree: "It's Just Monopoly Money to Them"

    10/03/2015 9:41:12 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/2/2015 | Seth Abramovitch
    Why China Is on an L.A. Spending Spree: "It's Just Monopoly Money to Them" by Seth Abramovitch 10/2/2015 6:00am PDT "$20,000 on drinks is a plain night on the town," says one local restaurateur, as big-time Chinese money pours into Los Angeles, consuming everything from wine to diamonds to watches to cars to prime real estate (in one case, 25,000 square feet for a teenage college student). The ultra-wealthy Chinese tend to get what they want, and right now most of them want one thing: to get out. More than 60 percent of China’s most affluent citizens have already left...
  • Working class warriors? No, middle class spongers and so-called academics

    10/03/2015 8:04:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 7 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/3/15 | Malone
    Age hasn't mellowed university graduate Ian Bone - he's full of resentment Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich All the while he has been claiming benefits funded by their taxes So, what does the bitter graduate think of the cereal cafe protest? Age has not mellowed university graduate Ian Bone. He may now be a 68-year-old grandfather, but he is full of burning resentment. Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich while claiming benefits funded by their taxes. His father was butler to Sir Gerald Coke, grandson...
  • P. Diddy joins rapper fans of Trump (Just sayin')

    10/03/2015 5:15:30 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 2 2015 | By Judy Kurtz
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s list of friends who are famous rappers is growing: P. Diddy is the latest to count himself among them. “Donald Trump is a friend of mine, and he works very hard,” the “Last Night” rapper and record label founder says in an interview published Friday in The Washington Post.
  • Obama vows to not engage in Syria ‘proxy war’

    10/02/2015 10:36:45 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 19 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | 10-3-2015
    U.S. President Barack Obama stressed Friday that Russia and the United States would not engage in a "proxy war" due to their different positions on the brutal Syrian civil war. "We're going to continue to have tensions. And we're going to continue to have differences," Obama told a press conference. "But we're not going to make Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia." Obama said the U.S. is “clear on sticking to” its policy in Syria, citing President Bashar al-Assad as the “problem.” “No amount of U.S. military engagement will solve political problems,” he asserted. He...
  • Up close and personal with a HUGE brown bear under a guys back deck!

    10/02/2015 8:59:17 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 45 replies
    You Tube ^ | September 21, 2015 | Deep Bush Survival
    Published on 21 Sep 2015 A guys gets up close and personal with a HUGE brown bear under his buddys back deck. Kudos to him for handling the situation without having to put the bear down!
  • Old Time Religion

    10/02/2015 7:36:08 PM PDT · by kjam22 · 13 replies
    EXTREME Vanity ^ | 10-2-2015 | kjam22
    >Old Time Religion