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  • Swedish Cops speak before the government, media and they deny what they said

    02/20/2017 12:31:07 PM PST · by Uncle Sam 911 · 6 replies ^ | ukn | Ami Horowitz
    Rape and violence has exploded across Sweden due it's immigration policies. Watch to see what Sweden has done to itself.
  • Transgender teenage boy wins girls wrestling championship despite parents' attempts to ban him from

    02/20/2017 12:18:40 PM PST · by ColdOne · 20 replies ^ | 2/20/17 | Jennifer Smith
    Full title...........................Transgender teenage boy wins girls wrestling championship despite parents' attempts to ban him from competing ................................ Mack Beggs won the girls 110-pound championship in Euless, Texas, on Saturday The 17-year-old began taking steroids in 2015 to transition from female to male Parents in the district say it is unsafe for the other girls to compete against him Some have filed a lawsuit against the league for 'putting them at risk of harm' They claim Mack, who lives with his grandmother, has an unfair advantage He says all of the teenagers are happy competing and 'just want to wrestle'
  • Watch: MMA Fighter Showboats, Gets Immediately Knocked Out (Ha-Ha)

    02/20/2017 11:24:49 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-20-2017 | Trent Baker
    Over the weekend, MMA fighter Joe Harding learned a valuable lesson. While in a fight with Johan Segas, Harding got cocky and tried to show off his dance moves. Segas saw this as the perfect opportunity to kick the showboating Harding in the face. The kick to the face knocked him out immediately.
  • 'Cash Me Outside' Teen Danielle Bregoli Tears Into Kardashians & Threatens To ‘Whip Their A**es’

    02/20/2017 11:04:31 AM PST · by drewh · 27 replies
    Hollywod Life ^ | Mon, February 20, 2017 9:33am EST by Allison | Allison Sadlier
  • Trump Supporters' Latest Cause: Fighting For Ivanka's Perfume

    02/20/2017 10:47:07 AM PST · by drewh · 6 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 20, 2017, 11:57 AM | Darleen Glanton
    Some of my Facebook friends hit a new low over the weekend when they got into a heated debate over Ivanka Trump's perfume. It began when an obvious Donald Trump supporter posted this snarky bait: "THANK YOU, HATERS: Ivanka Gets The Last Laugh, As Her Fragrance Hits #1 On Amazon!" Apparently, Trump fans are claiming victory for taking Ivanka's 3.4-oz eau de par fume to the top spot on the online retailer's list of best-selling beauty items. (Take that you liberal Nordstrom shoppers!) My friend went on to thank the "haters" for encouraging Trump supporters to "even new levels of...
  • Director Judd Apatow: Living with Trump as President Is Like Getting Raped, Murdered

    02/20/2017 10:30:10 AM PST · by drewh · 43 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 20 feb 2017 | Kristine Marsh
    <p>Do rape “jokes” ever count as comedy? Apparently they do when Trump is involved. Liberal Hollywood writer and producer of films like Bridesmaids and Anchorman Judd Apatow actually compared living with Trump as President to getting raped, during a stand up comedy show in Los Angeles Saturday. Apatow, like many in Hollywood, seems to be unusually upset with the election calling him a “madman” and a “sociopath” in an previous unhinged rant.</p>
  • Farrakhan...Saviours' Day in Detroit 2-19-17

    02/20/2017 10:20:33 AM PST · by Trumpnation · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/20/17 | JR
    How is this wacko able to get away with his extreme racism? Nine minutes in it gets really scary: "I told you the army was coming. They're coming with a mind to slaughter us. I have been warning you about the government planning a war with Muslims and black people in the United States...I warn you Mr. Trump, this is not a forsaken people."
  • One Month In - is Obamacare still around? [Vanity]

    02/20/2017 10:18:19 AM PST · by fwdude · 41 replies
    02/20/17 | self
    Just starting a discussion on the PROMISED repeal. My prediction was that if is wasn't repealed in the first month, it would NEVER be repealed, just tinkered with.
  • Let's lighten the load.

    02/20/2017 9:36:14 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 2 replies
    multiple | 2/20/2017 | unknown
    A variety for your enjoyment.
  • Word for the Day, Monday, February 20, 2017 - Statecraft

    02/20/2017 9:25:39 AM PST · by tioga · 12 replies ^ | Monday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". StatecraftNoun, (steyt-kraft, -krahft)The art of government and diplomacy. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me, enlighten me, or otherwise entertain me with poetry or pictures for extra credit.
  • Richard Schickel, Influential Time Magazine Film Critic, Dies at 84

    02/20/2017 9:20:57 AM PST · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    Variety ^ | February 19, 2017 | Carmel Dagan
    Richard Schickel, the longtime film critic for Time magazine who also wrote 37 books, mostly on film, and directed a number of documentaries on film subjects, died on Saturday in Los Angeles of complications from a series of strokes, his family told the Los Angeles Times. He was 84. “He was one of the fathers of American film criticism,” his daughter, writer Erika Schickel, told the Times. “He had a singular voice. When he wrote or spoke, he had an old-fashioned way of turning a phrase. He was blunt and succinct both on the page and in life.” He wrote...
  • Tucker Carlson speaks out on Trump's 'Sweden' remark. He Defends Trump

    02/20/2017 9:12:13 AM PST · by tony75034 · 9 replies ^ | 2/20/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Let's be real. Sweden is nearly destroyed due to their Islamic maniacs that are now infesting their nation. Tucker was on with FOX & Friends talking about Trump's Sweden remark. The article to see is called Blondes Are Not Having More Fun As Muslims Rape and Rampage Across Sweden So let's be real on what is going on in Sweden. Political correctness is destroying them - Click Here
  • Would Jack London recognize today’s Valley of the Moon?

    02/20/2017 8:49:00 AM PST · by rey · 10 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 19 Feb 2017
    The “Scenic Route” sign on Highway 12 announces the obvious to motorists heading into the Valley of the Moon. It’s cradled by mountains, dotted with giant oaks, horse ranches, vineyards, remnants of old orchards and the odd water tower. The road delivers inspiring views of imposing Hood Mountain, its craggy face standing sentinel over a historic route from Santa Rosa to Sonoma that carried stagecoaches and trains before the automobile took over. But today, the two-lane highway is crowded with traffic generated by commuters, residential and commercial development, sightseers and visitors headed to wineries and tasting rooms. The northern arm...
  • Obama going after Trump - Democrats will be lost in the desert for a very long time

    02/20/2017 7:43:11 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Lou Dobbs interviews Representative Chris Collins (R) New York, regarding Obama and Democrats going after Donald Trump.
  • Tanzania threat to list gay people

    02/20/2017 6:47:31 AM PST · by tekrat · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 2/20/2017
    The threat to publish the names of suspected homosexuals in Tanzania has been defended by the deputy health minister in a fierce row on Twitter. Homosexual acts are illegal in the East African nation and punishable by up to 30 years in jail. Those who advertised homosexual activities online would also be targeted, the politician warned. Tweeters accused him of homophobia and infringing on the right to freedom of expression online.
  • 4 killed, 24 wounded in holiday weekend city shootings so far (Chicago)

    02/20/2017 6:37:55 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Despite unseasonably warm temperatures that can lead to more people being outside — and, thus, more violence — the number of people killed and wounded in shootings citywide is slightly down from last year. Four people have been killed and at least 24 more wounded, including two 13-year-old boys, in South and West side shootings since 6 p.m. Friday, according to Chicago Police.
  • American Democracy (Google Feature in Honor of President's Day)

    02/20/2017 6:14:24 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies
    Google Arts & Culture ^ | February 20, 2017
    Celebrate the history of the United States presidency and discover defining moments in American Democracy. Learn about the past Presidents of the United States. A closer look at life in the White House. Take a virtual tour of the most iconic presidential homes in 360Ëš.
  • Workmen's cafe overwhelmed with customers after it is accidentally awarded a Michelin star

    02/20/2017 5:48:18 AM PST · by bgill · 20 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Feb. 19, 2017 | David Chazan
    A workmen’s café in central France was overwhelmed with phone calls from gourmet diners wanting to book tables after it was awarded a Michelin star — by mistake, it later turned out. Reporters, TV crews and prospective customers were astounded when they turned up at the Bouche à Oreille, in the small town of Bourges, to find a cheap and cheerful eatery with red and white polka dot plastic tablecloths. Many patrons wear high-visibility vests, it is often packed at lunchtime and the atmosphere is lively, with customers ordering beers at the bar. It serves its regular clientèle of local...
  • NPR’s Hinojosa: ‘There Should Be An Attempt’ To Have No One Show Up to a Trump Presser

    02/20/2017 5:37:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 18, 2017 | Ian Hanchett
    On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” NPR and PBS host and Futuro Media Group President Maria Hinojosa argued that “there should be an attempt, when there’s a press conference called by the president, that no one shows up.”
  • British Firms May Be Allowed to Ditch Metric Measurements after Brexit

    02/20/2017 5:34:09 AM PST · by C19fan · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 19, 2017 | NIck Hallett
    British manufacturers may once again be able to sell goods in pounds and ounces after the country has left the European Union, the Environment Secretary has hinted.
  • Inside Haitian jail where prisoners starve to death and defecate on floors of [tr]

    02/20/2017 5:17:22 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 20, 2017 | Kelly McLaughlin
    Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand.  The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp. Elsewhere, prisoners are crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in cellblocks so overcrowded they have to sleep in makeshift hammocks suspended from the ceiling or squeeze four to a bunk. 
  • The incredible moment Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket lands back at Cape Canaveral [tr]

    02/20/2017 5:11:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 40 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 20, 2017 | Kaileen Gaul
    Amazing video shows the historic moment the first stage of the Falcon 9 touched down at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral on the launch pad. The SpaceX rocket descended through the clouds before landing right in the middle of the pad, a perfect landing after a rocky start. The rocket was supposed to launch Saturday but took off 9:38am Sunday instead because of a technical error. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk captioned the video on Instagram: 'Baby came back'
  • Sources: Kings agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

    02/20/2017 5:05:03 AM PST · by C19fan · 10 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 19, 2017 | Adrian Wojnarowski
    After promising DeMarcus Cousins privately and publicly that he wouldn’t be moved prior to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the Sacramento Kings unloaded the three-time All-Star center to the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told The Vertical. New Orleans will send guard Buddy Hield, 2017 first- and second-round picks, and guards Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway to Sacramento for Cousins and forward Omri Casspi, league sources told The Vertical.
  • The End Of Identity Politics

    02/20/2017 4:55:41 AM PST · by wtd · 8 replies
    Hoover Institute ^ | February 17, 2017 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The End Of Identity PoliticsWho are we? asked the liberal social scientist Samuel Huntington over a decade ago in a well-reasoned but controversial book. Huntington feared the institutionalization of what Theodore Roosevelt a century earlier had called “hyphenated Americans.” A “hyphenated American,” Roosevelt scoffed, “is not an American at all.” And 30 years ago, another progressive stalwart and American historian Arthur Schlesinger argued in his book The Disuniting of America that identity politics were tearing apart the cohesion of the United States. What alarmed these liberals was the long and unhappy history of racial, religious, and ethnic chauvinism, and...
  • Today's Toons 2/20/17

    02/20/2017 4:06:48 AM PST · by pookie18 · 14 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 2/20/17 | pookie18
    Click on link
  • Milo Yiannopoulos responds to critics over CPAC speaking invite

    02/20/2017 4:04:34 AM PST · by saywhatagain · 35 replies
    Twitchy ^ | February 19, 2017 | by Greg P.
    Yiannopoulos took to Facebook Sunday night to answer his critics and specifically address a video that’s been circulating that accuses him of supporting sexual relationships between underage boys and men:
  • Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Former OPB Reporter.... (OREGON STANDOFF, JEFF SESSIONS ACTION)

    02/20/2017 3:30:00 AM PST · by Nextrush · 15 replies
    Oregon Public Broadcasting ^ | 2/16/2017 | April Baer
    As the second trial continues for activists who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, federal prosecutors have subpoenaed a former reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting. John Sepulvado, who now works in California, interviewed Ryan Bundy for broadcast last year on Jan. 9. In the interview, Bundy discussed matters like why the group brought guns to the refuge and whether the occupiers prevented federal workers from doing their jobs. Prosecutors have said previously in court they consider the interview relevant evidence. THE SUBPOEONA WAS APPROVED BY U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS. Defense attorneys have said they'd like to know more about...
  • The All American B-17 – World War II Survival Story

    02/20/2017 3:26:43 AM PST · by Kartographer · 20 replies ^ | 10/21/15 | KB
    An enemy fighter attacking a 97th Bomb Group formation went out of control, probably with a wounded pilot then continued its crashing descent into the rear of the fuselage of a Fortress named All American, piloted by Lt. Kendrick R. Bragg, of the 414th Bomb Squadron. When it struck, the fighter broke apart, but left some pieces in the B-17. The left horizontal stabilizer of the Fortress and left elevator were completely torn away. The two right engines were out and one on the left had a serious oil pump leak. The vertical fin and the rudder had been damaged,...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 2-20-17)

    02/20/2017 3:23:23 AM PST · by dynachrome · 3 replies ^ | 2-20-17 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Kasich: 'World Leaders' Not Sure About Trump

    02/20/2017 3:11:11 AM PST · by kevcol · 77 replies
    Newsmax ^ | February 19, 2017 | Cathy Burke
    World leaders are "just not sure" where President Donald Trump stands on key foreign policy questions, according to Gov. John Kasich. In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," the Ohio Republican, attending a international security conference in Munich, Germany, said leaders from other countries are getting mixed messages from the president and members of his administration. ... "I've been meeting with these folks from all over the world, they are saying they are just not sure, so it's really critical that they speak with one voice on all of these critical matters of national security and supporting our...
  • Intel officials cleared Trump campaign of contact with Russian spies, says Priebus

    02/20/2017 2:37:54 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 19, 2017 | By S.A. Miller
    White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Sunday that high-ranking U.S. intelligence officials have assured the administration that none of President Trump’s campaign aides had contact with Russian spies and that news reports that speculate otherwise are “complete garbage.” Mr. Priebus made the comments as the Trump administration forcefully pushed back against reports that began with an anonymously sourced story in The New York Times that dominated news coverage for days. “I’ve been approved to say this. The top levels of the intelligence community have assured me that story is not only inaccurate, but it is grossly overstated and...
  • Muslim Olympian who claimed she was detained because of Trump ban actually detained under Obama

    02/19/2017 9:02:17 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 17 replies ^ | 02/19/2017 | Robert Spencer
    Reporters have done it again. The latest media misfire on the Trump administration involves Ibtihaj Muhammad, a New Jersey native who made headlines last year when she became the first female Muslim-American to win an Olympic medal for the United States. Muhammad, a lifelong American citizen, claimed in an interview last week that she was detained “just a few weeks ago” by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents. She said she was held for two hours without explanation. Her remarks on Feb. 7 earned her an entire news cycle, as several journalists ran with reports suggesting, and alleging outright, that...
  • Engineers Develop Origami-Inspired Bulletproof Shield To Protect Police Officers

    02/19/2017 8:38:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 39 replies
    Tech Times ^ | 18 February 2017, 6:24 am EST | Alyssa Navarro
    he new bulletproof shield developed by Howell and his colleagues can be folded compactly when not in use. It is also much easier to deploy and transport. When expanded, which only takes five seconds, the bulletproof shield can offer cover for police officers and shield them from bullets such as the 9 mm, .44 Magnum and .357 Magnum. This new shield is also lightweight, weighing only 55 pounds. It was built with 12 layers of Kevlar and a common creasing origami-like pattern, which makes it foldable into a more manageable size. During tests, the bulletproof shield prototype proved to be...
  • Geraldo-style BUST for Much-Heralded WikiLeaks ***VAULT 7***

    02/19/2017 8:12:10 PM PST · by gaijin · 16 replies
    MyBrain ^ | February 19th, 2017 | me
    WikiLeaks promised huge info disclosures with the Feb. 19th opening of "Vault 7". The hype simmered then came to full boil with a series of 5 mysterious Who, What, Where, When, Why riddles to tease the topic. Lo and behold Feb. 19th has almost passed, yet no revelations. Has anyone heard anything..?
  • REPORT: White House Deputy Chief of Staff and #NeverTrumper Source of LEAKS

    02/19/2017 7:27:14 PM PST · by VomitPingPong · 42 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb 19th, 2017 12:01 pm | REPORT: White House Deputy Chief of Staff and #NeverTrumper Source of LEAKS Lucian Wintrich Feb 19
    GotNews reported Sunday that one of the primary sources of the series of leaks that were designed to undermine the Trump Administration and his presidency have been coming from none other than #NeverTrumper Kate Walsh. She is being investigated as one of the primary persons of interest that have been distributing highly confidential information to sources such as The (Failing) New York Times, and others.
  • Woman helps prevent man from beating Baton Rouge officer

    02/19/2017 7:06:09 PM PST · by BBell · 22 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/19/17 | Beau Evans, | The Times-Picayune
    A woman came to the rescue of a Baton Rouge Police officer who was attacked by a 28-year-old man he was trying to handcuff following a traffic stop Sunday morning (Feb. 19), police said. Vickie Williams-Tillman, 56, leapt on the man's back and helped prevent him from continuing to hit the officer with his own baton, the Baton Rouge Police Department said in a Facebook post thanking her for her efforts. According to WBRZ, the officer initially found Thomas Bennet, 28, asleep in a car parked on Harry Drive in Baton Rouge. Syringes and a bag of cocaine were in...
  • Mom Searched Bottom of Her Purse to Pay for Walmart Groceries. She Looked Back up at the Register

    02/19/2017 6:52:09 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 60 replies
    IJR ^ | February 19,2017 | Angie McPherson
    Ashley Jordan is a stay-at-home mother of five who usually hates grocery shopping: the lines always feel chaotic, especially when she brings her children, and the bill can often be more than her family can afford. But on Saturday, reports WISTV, she was pleasantly surprised by the actions of a Walmart cashier named Sharnique Dasant. Jordan wrote on Facebook that she normally doesn't engage with people at her local store in Columbia, South Carolina, but this time the woman behind the counter was friendly and conversational. After all of the items had been scanned, Jordan started digging around the corners...
  • Central Valley urged to be ready to ‘evacuate quickly’ as another storm approaches

    02/19/2017 6:26:41 PM PST · by Mariner · 38 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | February 19th, 2017 | By Ryan Sabalow and Adam Ashton
    MAXWELL Forecasters with the National Weather Service offered a stark warning Sunday for just about everyone living in the soggy, soaked Central Valley. “Pretty much anybody needs to be prepared for the possibility that they may have to evacuate quickly,” said Sacramento meteorologist Brooke Bingaman. Though most of the Valley had avoided further flooding by Sunday evening, the worst may be yet to come Monday and Tuesday, Bingaman said. On Sunday, the weather service issued a flood warning in urban areas and along small streams through Thursday for the counties that make up the Sacramento and northern San Joaquin valleys,...
  • An elderly woman sat in one chair so long, her skin started to mold to it

    02/19/2017 6:26:23 PM PST · by Gamecock · 35 replies
    The State ^ | FEBRUARY 19, 2017 | GREG HADLEY
    n Springfield Township, Ohio, one house lay quiet for months, its neighbors not noticing anything unusual or alarming, according to the Toledo Blade. But inside that house, a 75-year-old woman was living in squalor, surrounded by feces and trapped in one chair for months. According to police reports, Barbara Foster was finally rescued Thursday from her house, where she had been trapped for as long as a year, so long that her skin had begun to mold itself into the very fabric of the chair, per WCMH. Foster, who weighed 550 pounds when she was rescued, was transported to a...
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL student faces charges after 'hurling wooden block at Trump's motorcade'

    02/19/2017 6:17:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 39 replies ^ | Feb. 19, 2017 | AP and Zoe Szathmary For
    A vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a '2x4' - with five middle school students now facing charges, according to Florida authorities. One middle school student admitted to hurling the object, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. The incident happened Friday around 1:45 p.m. in West Palm Beach.
  • Having an issue Cisco Networking Academy packet tracer... please help.

    02/19/2017 5:52:50 PM PST · by everlast · 15 replies
    I am taking a computer course and we are learning networking using the Cisco packet tracer labs. If anyone is familiar with this program, I would love to talk to you. No matter what I do it will not allow me to complete any of the sections that use the command prompt. I have updated Java, allowed the program full permissions on my computer, uninstalled and reinstalled the program several times on different machines - I just don't know what to do. Any suggestions?
  • Oroville Dam Reviews

    02/19/2017 5:41:37 PM PST · by exDemMom · 44 replies
    Google Maps ^ | Variable dates | Multiple authors
    "Pretty, but not very solid. Cement walls could be higher/more reliable. C'mon dam, you had one job."--Noah Lantz, one star "I here the spillway is great right now for white water rafting. Watch out for street poles down stream though"--David Lansing, five stars "I give this dam 5 stars, because it's a shining beacon of the kind of California doctrine that they want for the rest of the country!"--Richard Howell, five stars "Dam does a great job at showcasing American ingenuity, the advances we have collectively made in water management, materials science, and our fundamentally negligent attitudes towards maintenance and...
  • Contractors kicked down the door and gutted the place — but it was the wrong house

    02/19/2017 5:39:15 PM PST · by Gamecock · 28 replies
    The State ^ | 2/18/2017 | Mark David Smith
    FORT WORTH, TEXAS When a Texas rental house was gutted last week, just before it was to be sold, the owners had lots of questions. Thinking burglars had destroyed the house and taken all the fixtures, they called Fort Worth, Texas, police to report the crime. Their plight — remarkable in part because of the thoroughness of the burglars, who took appliances, toilets, furniture, cabinets, shutters, doors, molding and even the doorbell — made the news in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Worse still, owners Lee and Lelia Beckelman, of the Houston area, had a contract to sell the house at...
  • Kobe Bryant’s School Basketball Team: ‘I Am A Muslim

    02/19/2017 5:02:04 PM PST · by ColdOne · 26 replies ^ | 2/19/17 | Rob Shimshock
    Kobe Bryant’s former basketball team wore shirts saying they were Muslims, refugees, and immigrants during a game Tuesday. Parents have sold the shirts and donated the proceeds to the ACLU. “I am a Muslim I am a Refugee I am an Immigrant I am an American I am an Ace” read the full text displayed on the shirts worn by the high school Lower Merion Aces, as reported by PA Prep Live.
  • Spike Lee/Mars Blackman Unveils 'Anti-Donald Trump' Nike Sneakers

    02/19/2017 4:44:17 PM PST · by drewh · 34 replies
    Brietbart ^ | feb 18 2017 ast | Jerome Hudson
    Filmmaker Spike Lee posted a photo to Instagram of himself holding up a pair of custom Black History Month Air Jordan 1s, in an apparent show of protest against President Donald Trump. One shoe featured the anti-Trump slogan “RESIST” while the other shoe read “REPEL AGENT ORANGE,” a moniker popularized by rapper Busta Rhymes, who referred to Trump as “President Agent Orange” during a performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards this month. “RESIST – REPEL AGENT ORANGE. DATS DA PUTIN TRUTH, RUTH. YA-DIG? SHO-NUFF. BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY,” Lee wrote in the caption below the photo. “Shout Out To...
  • Trapped In Donald Trump’s Brain (Maureen Dowd Insane Psycho-Babble Alert!)

    02/19/2017 4:15:09 PM PST · by drewh · 37 replies
    The Old Gray Hooker ^ | 2.18.17 | modo birdie
    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is stuck in his own skull. “He lives inside his head, where he runs the same continuous loop of conflict with people he turns into enemies for the purposes of his psychodrama,” says Trump biographer Michael D’Antonio. Because Trump holds Thor’s hammer, we must keep trying to figure out his aggrieved style of reasoning. So we’re stuck in Trump’s head with him.And the more Trump turns journalists into whipping boys and targets, the more he sounds like a dictator himself. “When Trump was a kid, he was obsessed with intimidating other boys,” D’Antonio says. “Prior to...
  • Armed Robber Shot by Victim's Neighbor, Police Say

    02/19/2017 3:52:50 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    Riverfront Times ^ | Doyle Murph
    An armed robber in north St. Louis County was blindsided by a not-so-passive bystander, who pulled out a gun of his own and opened fire, authorities say. Tre'von Johnson, 24, was in the midst of a stickup at 1:40 a.m this morning when the victim's neighbor intervened, according to St. Louis County Police. The neighbor peppered Johnson with bullets as the would-be thief ducked back in his vehicle and sped off. The incident happened in the 1700 block of Bradshaw Drive in north county's Dellwood municipality. Police found Johnson, who lives nearby on Harneyworld Drive, shortly after at the hospital,...
  • 'Make America Great' Flag

    02/19/2017 3:47:15 PM PST · by Vinylly · 16 replies
    Since we live in a very libtard city of Seattle, some neighbors on our block have put up some black and white flags that read 'RESIST'. We thought it would be a real telling contrast if we put up a large red, white, and blue flag that reads 'MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN'. Is there any place that we can get such a flag?
  • How Many People Are Still Playing Skyrim And Fallout Daily

    02/19/2017 3:45:10 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies ^ | 02/19/2017 | William Usher
    . According to the Fallout 4 Steam Charts, they're averaging around 40,000 active players a day on PC alone. Whenever new content arrives it can blast up to 75,000. That's also not including people playing offline and playing on the Xbox One and PS4, which would mean there's at least several hundred thousand Fallout 4 players engaged with the game everyday. For The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, _ the numbers are roughly the same on Steam Charts. They fluctuate on a daily basis from 30,000 up to 70,000 depending on what mods are released or whether or not some new...
  • The 20 Greatest Saxophonists of All Time

    02/19/2017 3:35:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 99 replies
    L.A. Weekly ^ | 2/14 | Gary Fukushima, Andy Hermann
    20. Gerry Mulligan Arguably the greatest baritone sax player in history — or at least the most influential — Mulligan's velvet tones eternally linked his instrument to the West Coast "cool jazz" sounds of the 1950s, especially through his work on Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool sessions and his legendary L.A. "pianoless quartet" with trumpeter Chet Baker. But to reduce Mulligan's impact to cool jazz does his 50-year career a disservice. Mulligan was equally adept swinging alongside one of his heroes, Ben Webster, and later in his career explored modernist variations of big-band jazz on albums such as Age...