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  • Jackson's Mill Jubilee

    08/23/2017 1:44:49 PM PDT · by Roccus · 7 replies
    State of WV ^ | 2017 | State of WV
    A celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Educational Demonstrations, featuring Indigenous and Bluegrass music concerts, Native American Style Dancing, Chainsaw Carvings, Gristmill demos, Homestead Activities, Photography, Needle Arts and Quilt Show, Antique Tractors and Engines, Carriage Rides, Civil War Encampment, Top quality Artisans, a Zip Line for the active ones, and Kid’s Land for the younger festival participants. Foods – BBQ (Chicken, Beef, & Pork), homemade ice cream, steak sandwiches, and more. Fun for the entire family.
  • Teen beats up his teacher in front of the class

    08/23/2017 7:53:47 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 23, 2017 | Tamar Lapin
    A Milwaukee high school student has been caught on video beating up his teacher in the middle of class, police said. The shocking cell phone footage captures the moment the 16-year-old lunges at his teacher, punching him and knocking him to the ground, and then continuing the beating.
  • Todd Starnes Show - Aug 22 (Transgender indoctrination)

    08/22/2017 8:06:33 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 7 replies
    Tod Starnes.com ^ | 22 August 2017 | Todd Starnes
    Parents in Rocklin, California were horrified to discover that a teacher led a kindergarten-age classroom discussion on transgenderism that included introducing a five-year-old who was transitioning from male to female. Children at Rocklin Academy were subjected to readings from two storybooks about transgenderism. At some point, the teacher introduced a classmate who changed clothes for the big gender reveal. "These parents feel betrayed by the school district that they were not notified," Capitol Resource Institute's Karen England told CBS News in Sacramento. "The kindergartners came home very confused, about whether or not you can pick your gender, whether or not...
  • Three Women (including Two African-Americans) defend President Trump's Charlottesville Response

    08/22/2017 6:45:28 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose
    Female Trump voters defend president's Charlottesville response.
  • Is There a ‘Hispanic Perspective’ on Historical Banana Cultivation?

    08/22/2017 9:02:35 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 3 replies
    WSJ ^ | 21 Aug 2017 | Charles L. Geshekter
    Raised in an orthodox Jewish home in west Baltimore, I graduated from the University of Richmond (founded by Southern Baptists), completed my master’s at Howard University (the country’s pre-eminent historically black college), earned my doctorate in history at UCLA, then taught at a modest liberal arts college. I was once married to a Catholic woman. Hostile to diversity?... If I were to single out two cohorts whose members disproportionately enhanced the exchanges in my classrooms, they would be military veterans and strong Christians. The vets were disciplined, rarely missed class, and were exemplary in their academic deportment. They kept pace...
  • Colleges grappling with balancing free speech, campus safety [deceptive title]

    08/21/2017 12:38:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 19, 2017 8:27 PM EDT | Maria Danilova and Jocelyn Gecker
    When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don’t forget that you are a minority. […] As classes begin at colleges and universities across the country, some parents are questioning if their children will be safe on campus in the wake of last weekend’s violent white nationalist protest here. School administrators, meanwhile, are grappling with how to balance students’ physical safety with free speech. […] In an address to students and families on Friday, UVA President Teresa Sullivan welcomed “every person of every race, every gender, every...
  • Genesis 1:14

    08/20/2017 6:55:53 PM PDT · by Bob Celeste · 21 replies
    8/20/17 | Self
    Well good night Christians and Patriots. Tomorrow is another day, it is a day with a sign from God; Genesis 1:14 ¶ And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
  • Huge number of 18-wheelers on the highways

    08/20/2017 10:30:29 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 67 replies
    The highway | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Incredible number of big rigs on the highways. It is a sure sign of a booming economy. Where's the media?
  • Rice Farming TV

    08/20/2017 9:35:56 AM PDT · by Auntie Mame · 26 replies
    Rice Farming TV ^ | various | Matthew Sligar
    This is Youtube channel I follow. Thought Freepers might be interested in a third-generation California rice farmer's adventures and to learn about rice farming. "Rice Farming TV aims to promote California grown medium grain rice through educational and dynamic weekly videos. Follow the growing season from planting to harvest. Follow me, Matthew and my adventures as a California Rice Farmer!"
  • Rise of Fascism Its Already Entrenched On The Left

    08/20/2017 5:57:54 AM PDT · by fella · 19 replies
    WND ^ | 19 August 2017
    D’Souza explained the current leftist tactic of targeting and removing political dissidents from jobs or positions of influence is simply an old fascist tactic carried over to the present day. “The Nazis called this ‘Gleichschaltung,’ meaning coordination, but it really refers to beating the whole society, using the institutions of culture – media, film, the state – against your opposition to make them cower before you,” he observed.
  • FOUND: USS Indianapolis

    08/19/2017 5:45:30 PM PDT · by Kodos the Executioner · 5 replies
    Navy.mil ^ | 8/19/2017
    Researchers Announce Wreckage from USS Indianapolis Located
  • Chelsea Clinton on Confederate Statues: Christians Don’t Memorialize the Devil for His Rebellion

    08/19/2017 12:23:28 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 129 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Warner Todd Huston
    Bill and Hillary Clinton’s daughter, Chelsea, has been spending a lot of time on Twitter during the last year attempting to expound on all manner of topics to show how engaged she is, but her attempt to compare Confederate statues to the worship of the devil did not fare so well. The younger Clinton took to her Twitter account on Thursday to try to mix Biblical themes with Confederate themes, saying, “The story of Lucifer-who rebelled against God-is part of many Christians’ traditions.” Then she added that she never saw a statue of “Lucifer” in a church:
  • Netanyahu's son is exactly right about the rise of Antifa and BLM

    08/19/2017 6:22:47 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 19 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | August 18, 2017 | Chris Pandolfo
    Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s son, Yair Netanyahu, is facing backlash from the Left after criticizing both “neo-Nazi scum” and “the thugs of Antifa and BLM” in a Facebook post commenting on the violence in Charlottesville, Va. Early Wednesday, Yair said that the growing presence of hard-left radicals on American university campuses posed a more long-term danger than the resurgence of neo-Nazi, Alt-“Right” racists. “To put things in perspective. I’m a Jew, I’m an Israeli, the neo nazi scums in Virginia hate me and my country. But they belong to the past. Their breed is dying out,” he wrote. “However...
  • Planned Parenthood Abortion Business May Open Clinic at Local High School

    08/18/2017 9:14:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Life News ^ | August 18, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Parents and pro-life advocates urged a Pennsylvania school board Wednesday to reject a proposal to put a Planned Parenthood-run facility inside Reading High School. The Reading Eagle reports the facility would not do abortions at the high school, but Planned Parenthood staffers would offer students sex education, counseling about reproductive health and referrals to their abortion facility in Reading. Pro-lifers with Students for Life, the Pennsylvania Family Institute and others have been joining local parents to protest the proposal in the past few months. On June 21, about 80 pro-life advocates stood outside the Reading School District to urge the...
  • The Trans Juggernaut Wants Your Kids, And Public Schools Are Just The Beginning

    08/18/2017 9:05:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Federalists ^ | August 17, 2017 | Joy Pullmann
    If you had argued pre-Obergefell that de-sexing marriage would lead to drag queens leading preschool storytime in public libraries and public schools hounded into hiding their mandatory sex ed curriculum from parents after a settlement requiring trans-friendly “education” starting in kindergarten, you would have been called an unhinged bigot. How could what two consenting adults do privately have any effect on whether five-year-olds are told they should consider cutting off their penises? Preposterous. Fear-mongering. Wild-eyed insanity. Or not. Rod Dreher’s “Law of Merited Impossibility” strikes again: “It will never happen, and when it does, you bigots will deserve it.” As...
  • Word For The Day - Desideratum / Desiderata

    08/18/2017 7:12:00 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    www.dictionary.com ^ | 08-18-2017 | Red Badger
    WORD FOR THE DAY: desideratum [dih-sid-uh-rey-tuh m, -rah-, -zid-] noun, plural: desiderata 1. something wanted or needed. Origin of desideratum 1645-55; < Latin, noun use of neuter past participle of dēsīderāre; see desiderate Synonyms: essentials, necessities, requisites, sine qua nons. 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........
  • Black Privilege for review

    08/17/2017 8:09:54 AM PDT · by Neoliberalnot · 19 replies
    ME ^ | August 17, 2107 | neoliberalnot
    Institutional racism rests at the heart of the left and black privilege. Please feel free to post this list for your sniveling libturds to suck on. Here we have an extensive, inclusive, list exposing the heart of the left's institutional racism !! Bringing awareness to “Black Privileges” the same public way they point out other peoples' “privileges” will help them realize what they have taken for granted and are intentionally ignoring. Are they enjoying Western (white) style clothes, housing, education, language, society, culture, medical services, technology, freedoms, cultural perks etc. ? Do they feel honored living in a country built...
  • Perfect Eclipses: Coincidence or Conspiracy?

    08/17/2017 8:04:56 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 9 replies
    Evolution News and Views ^ | August 17, 2017 | Jay W. Richards
    Perfect Eclipses: Coincidence or Conspiracy? Jay W. Richards | @FreemarketJay August 17, 2017 On August 21, we Americans get to see a total solar eclipse. As I mentioned in a previous piece, we can see solar eclipses only because our planet, our Moon, and our Sun sometimes come together in a straight line in space. When the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, those in the Moon’s shadow see an eclipse. But the story doesn’t end there. A rare alignment of events allows Earthlings to witness not just solar eclipses, but what we might call perfect solar eclipses. Our...
  • Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 bizarre things that will happen

    08/17/2017 7:46:43 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 52 replies
    CNet ^ | August 16, 2017 | Alina Bradford
    Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 bizarre things that will happen Things get a little weird during an eclipse. Here are six things to look for. While there are many superstitions about eclipses, there are also a lot of weird things that happen during an eclipse that are completely real -- and super cool. Here are six incredible things to look for during the eclipse on August 21.1. Animals getting confused "A totally eclipsed sun is 10,000 times fainter than one that is 99 percent covered by the moon," Meg Pickett, astrophysicist and a professor of physics at Lawrence University told...
  • Fascism/Antifa, what is it?

    08/17/2017 7:07:27 AM PDT · by EBH · 14 replies
    Word Origin and History for fascism n. 1922, originally used in English 1920 in its Italian form (see fascist ). Applied to similar groups in Germany from 1923; applied to everyone since the rise of the Internet. A form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline, humiliation or victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, energy and purity, in which a mass-based party of committed nationalist militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandons democratic liberties and pursues with redemptive violence and without ethical or legal restraints goals of internal cleansing and external expansion....