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  • Don Rickles, Dom DeLuise & Glen Campbell Carson Tonight Show 6/9-1973

    07/20/2018 6:46:40 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 6 replies
    Video Link Been watching 70s stuff last night and some today. Mostly Tonight Shows. Not the first time. Getting big time 70s nostalgia. This one is too funny. Great chemistry between all. Totally forgot how awesome Dom DeLuise was.
  • Roseanne Barr says she ‘thought Valerie Jarrett was white,’ claims her vote for Trump doomed show

    07/20/2018 6:29:44 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 46 replies ^ | 7/20/18 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    Roseanne Barr once again attempted to tell her side of the story about her controversial Valerie Jarret tweet, maintaining that she thought Jarrett “was white” and claimed her namesake show was canceled because she “voted for Donald Trump.” Barr’s explanation came in the form of a video on her YouTube page, introducing viewers to her “own studio” where she said she can talk to the public “without the filter of the biased media.” She recalled getting a phone call from ABC, in which she said she was asked “to explain my ‘egregious and unforgivable tweet,’” referring to her racially charged...
  • Famous Veteran: William Conrad USAAF Captain

    07/20/2018 6:27:06 PM PDT · by eastforker · 13 replies
    TWS ^ | 2014 | TWS
    Born in Kentucky in 1920, Conrad was the son of a theatre-owner who moved to southern California, where he excelled at drama and literature while at school. He began his career as an announcer, writer and director for the Los Angeles radio station KMPC, before becoming a Second World War fighter-pilot in 1943. Two years later, he left the US Air Force with the rank of captain, having finished his time in it as producer-director of the Armed Forces Radio Service. Back in civvy street, Conrad acted in radio dramas and was the original Marshal Matt Dillon in the so-called...
  • Brewing Company Offers Apology After Wanting To Name Beer ‘White Guilt’

    07/20/2018 6:15:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9:18 PM 07/20/2018 | Gabrielle Okun
    A brewing company offered an apology after wanting to name its beer “White Guilt.” Lakeville Brew Crew, a yet to be opened Indiana-based brewery, apologized after planning on naming its beers controversial names such as “White Guilt,” “Flint Michigan Tap Water” and “Black Beer Matters,” The Associated Press reported Thursday. The brewery’s owners Jon Duncan and Rodney Chlebek said that after receiving an overwhelmingly negative reaction to the names, they “wiped clean” the list, according to the South Bend Tribune. […] The brewery’s owners claimed that they originally chose such polarizing names to bring attention to the Flint water crisis...
  • Am I Sinning by Not Ministering at an Abortion Clinic? - Ask Pastor Tim

    07/20/2018 6:09:06 PM PDT · by OddLane · 5 replies
    I'll Be Honest ^ | Jul 18, 2018 | Tim Conway
    Abortion is one of the flagrant atrocities going on in America, and Christians should be involved in taking a stand against it. But how exactly are Christians to be involved in combating against it? Must we all stand in front of an abortion clinic and protest? Are there other ways to be involved? What should we think of Christians who are accusing other Christians and other churches of being in sin for not going to an abortion clinic to protest against the murders being committed?
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Reboot: Joss Whedon Reinventing show, with African American lead

    07/20/2018 5:37:37 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 33 replies
    Indiewire ^ | July 20, 2018
    The hellmouth is opening again. 20th Century Fox has confirmed that a “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” reboot is being developed. Original creator Joss Whedon is working with Monica Owusu-Breen (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) on a brand new story. This “Buffy” won’t be a continuation of the original series starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, but will feature a brand-new Buffy, who will be African-American. There’s no network attached as of yet. Besides Whedon, original executive producers Gail Berman, Fran Kazui and Kaz Kazui are also behind the revival (and Berman’s The Jackal Group partner Joe Earley is also attached). Fox 21 TV...
  • Soviet monuments in Poland should be left to rot

    07/20/2018 5:16:51 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 20 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 19 July 2018 | Christopher Cytera
    Matthew Luxmoore’s article (Poles apart: the bitter conflict over a nation’s history, The long read, 13 July) contains a gross error likely to lead readers to misunderstand the Soviet Union’s true intentions during the second world war. There were 1.5 million Poles deported to Siberia, not “hundreds of thousands” as the article states, with no mention of their fate. They were forcibly taken from their homes in eastern Poland to gulags. Most died of starvation and disease under forced labour. To misrepresent this suffering, which took place on a colossal scale, is a crime akin to Holocaust denial. My grandfather...
  • How Pope Benedict XVI Predicted Brexit

    07/20/2018 5:10:59 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Pathos ^ | June 24, 2016 | June 24, 2016
    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI predicted the collapse of the European Union. I do not mean that he declared it grandly (or even authoritatively). Rather, through his books, articles, and quite a few sermons, he delivered a general syllogism: I. Any unity rooted in mere economic interest is a precarious one. II. The EU is a fundamentally monetary union (without the roots required to sustain genuine human community). III. The EU is precarious. Europe, and, by extension, the Western world, has only ever come close to unity by virtue of a common creed. In Europe: Today and Tomorrow, Benedict roots the...
  • Top FBI Cyber-Sleuths Head For The Exit

    07/20/2018 5:08:02 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 17 replies ^ | 9:56 PM 20 JUL 2018 | by Mark Megahan
    Three of the highest ranking cyber-investigators announced immediate retirement. They say it isn’t because of all the Justice Department scandals but the frustration of not being able to do their jobs, as pointed out by a recent DOJ report, might have been too much to bear. Top cyber-sleuths are leaving the Federal Bureau of Investigation in droves. Three more departures were announced by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Washington, D.C. bureaucrats are screaming that this couldn’t happen at a worse time. Threats “like Russia’s election interference and online foreign influence campaigns, have reached a point of alarm,” writes CNN....
  • Reviewing Asteroid Day 2018

    07/20/2018 4:51:07 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 3 replies
    Next Big Future ^ | July 19, 2018 | Brian Wang
    The European Southern Observatory (ESO) and ESA (European space agency) teamed up to produce a packed Asteroid Day webcast. There were interviews with ESA and ESO scientists. Updates from Europe’s asteroid hunters and some of the most recent asteroid science results, including the blockbuster news on Oumuamua, the first-ever interplanetary visitor. The programme also included an interview with ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano on the challenges of future human missions to asteroids, as well as a surprise segment that answered the age-old question: What really killed off the dinosaurs? More than 1M asteroids have the potential to impact Earth and through...
  • Gentrification 2.0? The rich are being pushed out by the richer in this Miami-area city

    07/20/2018 4:43:52 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 24 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 7/20/2018 | Sarah Blaskey
    She isn’t poor, black or Latino, or being pushed out of an affordable inner-city neighborhood turned “cool” by mostly white hipsters with their expensive juice bars, galleries, and heavier wallets made out of recycled ocean plastic and organic fibers. In fact, Shaheen is white and grew up lounging on one of the most exclusive private beaches in South Florida. The town where she has lived for 70 years prohibits juice bars — or any other commercial enterprise. And her family’s waterfront property is currently worth $3.6 million, give or take. Still, Shaheen and some other long-term residents of Golden Beach...
  • Instant Pot

    07/20/2018 4:39:07 PM PDT · by Vision · 51 replies
    I just got an Instant Pot on sale, what do you like to do with yours?
  • Liv Ullmann on THE EMIGRANTS/THE NEW LAND (video)

    07/20/2018 4:37:37 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/5/2016 | CriterionCollection
    THE EMIGRANTS and THE NEW LAND, the incredible pair of films made by Swedish director Jan Troell in the early 1970s, remain two of the most authentic and powerful cinema portrayals of the mid-nineteenth-century wave of emigration from Europe to the United States. For our release of these films, we were fortunate to have the chance to speak with Ullmann, who recounted her experience making the film. In the clip below, watch the actor reflect on Troell’s filmmaking genius, as revealed in one the film’s most poignant scenes.
  • Abortion Provider Writes Open Letter to Senate About Roe v. Wade (MEGA BARF ALERT)

    07/20/2018 4:21:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    TEEN VOGUE ^ | July 19, 2018 | Dr. Willie Parker, baby killer extraordinaire
    In an open letter to the United States Senate, abortion provider Dr. Willie Parker explains why Judge Brett Kavanaugh should be blocked from joining the Supreme Court of the United States. Dear Senators of the United States of America, My name is Dr. Willie Parker and I am an ob-gyn and abortion provider. You must forgive this letter to all of you at once, but you see, it would be difficult to just address this plea to “my” senators. This is because over the course of my 28-year career as an ob-gyn, I have lived and worked to serve the...
  • Has any Freepers used Canadian mail order Pharmacy?

    07/20/2018 4:11:06 PM PDT · by iamright · 33 replies
    self | iamright
    Freepers are the best and know everything! I need some prescription meds that my insurance co. will not pay for. My doctor suggested getting from Mexico or Canada! I searched and found too many Canada Pharmacies on the net, great prices. But I don't know whether to trust any of them. I hate to risk $100+ to find out. Would appreciate any tips if you have ordered RX from Canada.
  • Melania Trump meets teenagers to talk about being a civilian online

    07/20/2018 3:49:53 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies ^ | 7/20/2018 | Merry
    Melania Trump spent part of Thursday listening to more than a dozen teenagers talk about their best practices to be civil online, while her husband was doing the opposite. The first lady made a brief trip to the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center in Washington as part of a national child welfare campaign launched this year called "Be Best", which includes teaching children and young people to be good citizens online. Digital courtesy is one of the elements of the first lady's "Be the best" campaign, although her husband is regularly criticized for his own online practices and has turned...
  • Roseanne Barr launched her new YouTube career...yelling an explanation for her Valerie Jarrett tweet

    07/20/2018 3:06:17 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/20/2018 | Amy Ohlheiser
    Last week, Roseanne Barr told her fans to sign up for her YouTube channel. TV interviews were “too stressful & untrustworthy,” she tweeted. She was going to film her “entire explanation of what happened and why” and post it to YouTube(snip) Barr’s YouTube channel has been around for a while, although it has been dormant for months. After these tweets, she revived it with a flurry of videos, including one late Thursday that has gotten some attention. The minute-long video feels behind the scenes, as Barr does a sound check into a mic and sighs, exasperated, as a man off...
  • Yellowstone Caldera: Extinction or Exaggeration?

    07/20/2018 2:59:41 PM PDT · by jcpryor · 19 replies
    The Chris Pryor Show ^ | 07/20/18 | Chris Pryor
    Mike Poland, the lead scientist for the Yellowstone Observatory joins the show to discuss the most recent changes at Yellowstone and to discuss the chances and signs of a catastrophic eruption. Mike's bio and wensite can be found at the following link:
  • ‘Mamma Mia! 2’ Is a No-Star, Sub-Mental Musical That Nobody With a Brain Needs to See

    07/20/2018 2:50:39 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 27 replies
    New York Observer ^ | 7/19/2018 | Rex Reed
    The world is already a toxic place where any kind of sane future is newly threatened daily, so why, in a summer heat wave of ugliness and political danger, do we deserve yet another dumpster fire with delusions of grandeur as nauseating and stupid as a sequel to the monumentally inconsequential Mamma Mia!? Call this embarrassing dog’s dinner Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again or just call 911. Either way, it is nearly two hours of relentless, plotless, artless junk. Considering the tack-on taste a majority of summer movie escapists live with, an inevitable gang of misguided kids will probably...
  • Upgrading NRA Membership To Patron level- Thoughts?

    07/20/2018 2:45:46 PM PDT · by GreaterSwiss · 20 replies
    I'm debating whether to upgrade my NRA membership to Patron level. Thoughts?