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  • We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS

    02/23/2018 6:10:52 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 19 replies
    barnhardt.biz ^ | 2/22/18 | Ann Barnhardt
    Cut the Crap: We Need Full Constitutional Carry, Several Dozen Insane Asylums, and a FULL BAN ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS See this kid? Yeah, where I’m from, that’s called, “crazy as a shithouse rat”. Here’s a nutty idea. Stay with me. How about we put the crazy people in a facility where they can receive supervision, care and treatment? We could call it… hmmm… let’s see… an “insane asylum”, or even a “mental hospital”. That is, a place where people who are insane and/or mentally ill could receive shelter and care, and at the same time the rest of society would likewise...
  • On this day in 1945, one of the most reproduced and parodied photos in history was taken

    02/23/2018 5:42:39 PM PST · by Saint X · 14 replies
    U.S. Naval Institute ^ | February 23, 2018 | U.S. Naval institute
    Photographer Joe Rosenthal admitted that when he took a shot of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima’s Mt. Suribachi on Feb. 23, 1945, he had no idea that he had captured something extraordinary. He was setting up for a different shot when he spotted the group of men planting the flag and quickly took a snap without even looking through the viewfinder. The chance photo would become iconic overnight and go on to win the Pulitzer Prize.
  • NASA planetary protection officer suggests loosening limits on exploring Mars for life

    02/23/2018 5:17:12 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 19 replies
    Science Magazine ^ | 2/22/18 | Paul Voosen
    Share The twin Viking spacecraft landed on Mars in 1976. They were cleaned to a level required to explore habitable regions. NASA NASA planetary protection officer suggests loosening limits on exploring Mars for life By Paul VoosenFeb. 22, 2018 , 5:25 PM Is there life on the surface of Mars? The clock is ticking on scientists’ window to solve that long-standing question before astronauts—and the microbes that live on them—contaminate the planet. Today, at a meeting in Washington, D.C., of NASA’s planetary science advisory committee, the agency’s new planetary protection officer raised the possibility of opening up a few of...
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD 2/23/2018

    02/23/2018 5:05:16 PM PST · by greeneyes · 17 replies
    fr | 2/23/2018 | greeenyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...
  • Must read tweets about Parkland

    02/23/2018 4:55:12 PM PST · by MNDude · 15 replies
    This guy does a great job articulating all the questions that have been nagging us.
  • We won’t live to see Europe’s Christian revival – but it will happen

    02/23/2018 4:54:46 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 3 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | Oct 2017 | Stephen Bullivant
    Since at least the 1960s – swathes of the Western world have witnessed unprecedented religious change and (for the most part) decline. We have simultaneously witnessed a series of social and cultural revolutions, most recently the technological and media revolution driven by the internet. That alone has profoundly changed the way people think and act... This “new evangelisation” requires that we (and I mean all Christians) are embarking on a centuries-long endeavour. And given this, we need to approach it in the right frame of mind, fortified with a spirituality of patience and perseverance. While we tend to think of...
  • See Jupiter's South Pole Change Over Time in Incredible Time-Lapse View

    02/23/2018 4:44:58 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    Space.com ^ | Feb. 23, 2018 | Tarik Maliq
    Jupiter's south pole is seen in a series of time-lapse images taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft during its 11th close flyby of the giant planet on Feb. 7, 2018. Credit: Gerald Eichstadt/NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS You've never seen Jupiter's south pole quite like this. A new photo by NASA's Juno spacecraft show Jupiter's south pole as seen from above during a recent close encounter on Feb. 7. The photo is actually a series of images taken over time by Juno as the probe whipped around Jupiter during its 11th flyby of the giant planet.   ... The time-lapse views of Jupiter were taken over...
  • Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner

    02/23/2018 4:34:46 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 47 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | 02/23/2018 | Charlie Speiring
    President Donald Trump sided with his chief of staff General John Kelly in the dispute over whether his son-in-law Jared Kushner would have access to classified information. “I will let General Kelly make that decision and he’s going to do what’s right for the country,” Trump said. “And I have no doubt he will make the right decision.” Kelly issued a memo last week announcing that he would revoke security clearances for White House officials whose full security clearance applications have been pending since June 1, 2017. Kushner is currently working at the White House with a temporary security clearance...
  • West Virginia Teacher's Work Stoppage will Continue Through Monday

    02/23/2018 4:32:36 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | Feb 23, 2018 | WOWK
    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - The West Virginia Education Association and American Federation of Teachers leaders say the statewide work stoppage will continue. Schools across West Virginia will be closed on Monday. The AFT-West Virginia, West Virginia Education Association, and the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association released the following statement:
  • Exclusive: WABC bosses out after ‘reverse racism’ scandal

    02/23/2018 4:29:20 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 4 replies
    https://pagesix.com ^ | 02/23/2018 | Francesca Bacardi
    <p>WABC/Channel 7 bosses Dave Davis and Camille Edwards are out amid two discrimination lawsuits from employees.</p> <p>Last fall, WABC sports reporter Laura Behnke filed a discrimination lawsuit against Davis and Edwards, claiming she wasn’t promoted to the main sports reporter position because she is a white woman. Behnke later left WABC in New York when her contract expired.</p>
  • Trudeau Exposed: A Leader Who Embraces Islamic Supremacists and Khalistani Terrorists

    02/23/2018 4:19:27 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 15 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 02/23/2018 | Christine Douglass-Williams
    Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau is now making quite the impression in India — and globally — as he continues to parrot his commitment to “diversity.” To his detriment, it never seems to occur to him that diversity, like any other concept, needs to be scrutinized and tested. To Trudeau, diversity has no definable boundaries, and to this end, he has been making merry with Islamic supremacists, jihadists and even terrorist Sikh separatists. The latter is getting Trudeau into hot water in India, starting with a humiliating snub by the Indian government: nowhere was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be...
  • Florida's First-Ever 'Baby Spa' Comes to North Miami Beach

    02/23/2018 4:10:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | 2/23 | Selima Hussain
    Spa days aren’t just for adults. Babies can now enjoy the pampering, relaxation and health benefits that come with a fully-fledged spa day, after Florida’s first baby spa service launched in North Miami Beach. “Amazing Baby Spa” caters to infants from two weeks to six months old, according to a news release. The spa features soft lighting, relaxing music and “float tubs,” special baths said to provide infants with numerous health benefits. Additionally, the “float tubs” get babies familiarized with water in preparation for swimming lessons, said Vivian Keeler, a chiropractic physician, doula and childbirth educator who co-founded the spa....
  • Gucci Turbans Face Backlash From Sikhs

    02/23/2018 4:06:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Business Standard ^ | February 24, 2018
    Luxury fashion brand Gucci is facing a backlash from people after it adorned white models with traditional Sikh turbans down the ramp in their brand's Fall 2018 fashion week. The move by Gucci has upset many people and who took to social media to condemn the use of turbans in fashion, by calling it "offensive" and "irresponsible", The Independent reported. Canadian actor and model Avan Jogia began the backlash, in a series of tweets. "could you not find a brown model?", Jogia wrote on Twitter, along with an image of a white male model wearing a blue turban. "and please,...
  • Marbury v. Madison: The one place progressives are telling the truth?

    02/23/2018 4:05:34 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 9 replies
    Progressives claim that judicial activism was born with John Marshall's most well know ruling. But we all know that progressives don't tell the truth. So then what actually is Marbury all about, and what are its true results? Since progressives are not honest, where did judicial activism truely get established? What is the difference between judicial activism and judicial review?
  • Award-winning actress Nanette Fabray has died at 97

    02/23/2018 3:52:28 PM PST · by SMGFan · 31 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 23, 2018
    Follow Us Video Deals Music Good News Recipes Tickets Award-winning actress Nanette Fabray has died at 97 Tony- and Emmy-winning actress Nanette Fabray has died, her son has confirmed. She was 97. Fabray, who was the aunt of actress Shelley Fabares, died in her home in Palos Verdes, California, on Thursday from natural causes. Her family was with her when she died. Born Ruby Nanette Bernadette Theresa Fabares, her career began at age 3 in vaudeville. She became a Broadway star in the '40s, winning a Tony for her role in "Love Life." She appeared in several movies, most notably...
  • Five injured in teen's rampage at Granite Hills (17 years ago hero stopped school shooter)

    02/23/2018 3:31:33 PM PST · by jeannineinsd · 12 replies
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 3/23/2001 | Jeff McDonald
    This time, the bloodshed was at Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, half a dozen miles south of the Santee high school where two were killed and 13 wounded in a shooting spree less than three weeks ago. Only one of yesterday's shooting victims suffered serious injuries. -snip- The student accused of opening fire, 18-year-old Jason Hoffman, was shot twice, once in the face and once in the buttock. - snip- All of the injured are expected to recover, including the accused gunman. Hoffman was taken to a hospital in handcuffs after being shot by an El Cajon police...
  • Report: Ex-Bears CB Charles Tillman now an FBI Agent

    02/23/2018 1:58:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NFL ^ | 2/23
    Evildoers running afoul of the law best keep their head on a swivel, or they might be blindsided by a Peanut Punch. Former NFL cornerback Charles Tillman is now an FBI agent, Sporting News reported. "He is currently working for the FBI. [He] has his badge and everything," a source told Sporting News. The Bureau does not comment on personnel matters. The longtime Chicago Bears cornerback began training with the FBI last year, according to the Chicago Tribune. Tillman's graduation from the Training Academy came in the nick of time. The FBI stipulates all new agents must be selected before...
  • Winter Olympics: Germany Stun Defending Champions Canada to Face OAR in Men's Ice Hockey Final

    02/23/2018 1:48:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    BBC ^ | 2/23
    Germany reached the men's ice hockey final at the Winter Olympics for the first time by beating defending champions Canada in the semi-finals. The 10th-seeded Germans won 4-3 at Gangneung Hockey Centre despite Canada fighting back from 4-1 down at the start of the third period. Germany will face the Olympic athletes from Russia (OAR) in Sunday's final.
  • Ex-Dolphin Jonathan Martin taken into custody over social media post

    02/23/2018 1:38:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    ESPN ^ | Kyle Bonagura
    Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin has been detained for questioning in Los Angeles as a result of a threatening image posted on social media, according to reports. "The individual we believe responsible for the social media post in question has been detained and our investigation is ongoing," the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement. ABC News confirmed that Martin was the man detained by police.
  • Bullied NFL Lineman Posts Shotgun Photo, Forces High School to Close

    02/23/2018 1:35:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 23, 2018 | Justin Terranova
    Former Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin posted a chilling Instagram story that forced a high school to close. On Thursday, Martin caught the attention of school officials with a story that featured a photo of a shotgun and the names of former Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey as well as the Los Angeles-area high school, Harvard-Westlake, that Martin attended. The 28-year-old was taken into custody on Friday, ABC reported. “When you’re a bully victim and a coward, your options are suicide or revenge,” Martin cryptically posted.