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  • Wal-Mart vs. The (Government) Morons

    05/16/2018 6:45:16 AM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 18 replies
    E-mail | 5/16/2017 | E-mail
    WHAT IS THE OPPOSITE OF INSPIRATIONAL? (THIS!) Wal-Mart vs. The Morons 1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart Every hour of every day. 2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute! 3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick's Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year. 4. Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears + Costco + K-Mart combined. 5. Wal-Mart employs 1.6 million people, is the world's largest private employer, and most speak English. 6. Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the world. 7. Wal-Mart now sells more...
  • Helen Tai Wins Special Election For PA's 178th District

    05/16/2018 4:27:08 AM PDT · by napscoordinator · 33 replies
    New Hope Patch ^ | 16 May 2018 | Kara Seymour
    Democrat Helen Tai defeated Republican Wendi Thomas in a special election to represent Pennsylvania's 178th District in Harrisburg. The 178th district includes Northampton, New Hope, Upper Makefield, Wrightstown and Solebury. The special election was held to determine who will finish out former state Rep. Scott Petri's remaining term for the rest of the year. Tai, the chair of the Solebury Township Supervisors, flipped the seat to the Democrats. Petri, a Republican, resigned at the end of 2017. Tai defeated Thomas, a former member of the Council Rock School Board. According to unofficial vote totals, Tai won by 96 votes. She...
  • Judicial Tyranny... is it time to "Just Say NO" to "Case Law"? One citizen's opines...

    05/15/2018 8:49:07 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 6 replies
    RedNeckoBlogger ^ | 05/15218 | RedNeckoBlogger
    Thomas Jefferson warned if allowed, the courts court could be the undoing of the Republic! With the mounting examples of judicial tyranny (much so far against President Trump)... is it time to “just say no” and demand that “case law” be abolished until voted on by Congress and signed by the president? This is not new… in Marbury v. Madison (1803), Chief Justice John Marshall and the court gave themselves the authority of “Judicial Review”... a de-facto VETO (used many times) of the will of the people. They “found” this authority under Article III of the Constitution, similar to how...
  • The ELD Rule Is Hurting The Trucking Industry And Our Nation

    05/15/2018 7:15:31 AM PDT · by jonascord · 37 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 15, 2018 | Erich Reimer
    Outside of nation’s cosmopolitan centers are thousands of miles of American farmland, road, nature, and small communities, ranging from even the outskirts of the Washington, D.C. area to the Heartland itself. Every day, thousands of trucks, trains, ships, and planes traverse our nation transporting food, industrial materials consumer goods, and more, to our stores and then our homes. However recently there has been an Obama-era transportation rule that seems to be causing a lot of disruption, and even injuries and deaths, in this process. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in 2015 implemented a rule which requires most truck...
  • FL: Hernando County looking to Restore Exercise of Second Amendment Rights to County Workers

    05/12/2018 7:39:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 12 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On May 8th, 2018, Hernando County Commissioners will consider restoring County workers ability to exercise their Second Amendment rights while on the job. A current County policy prevents them from carrying firearms without fear of disciplinary action. County Commission Chairman Steve Champion has indicated that county workers should not have to chose between their right to self defense and the potential loss of their job. From abcactionnews.com: HERNANDO COUNTY Fla. — Starting next week, Hernando County workers who have a concealed carry permit may soon be allowed to carry their guns to work. "They should have a right to...
  • N.J. school superintendent charged with lewdness, public urination/defecation

    05/03/2018 3:03:14 PM PDT · by familyop · 60 replies
    NJ Advance Media for NJ.com ^ | May 3, 2018 | Chris Sheldon
    The Kenilworth schools superintendent has been placed on paid leave after being arrested Monday on charges of lewdness and public urination/defecation in Holmdel, according to school officials and public records. thomas-tramaglini.jpgThomas Tramaglini Thomas Tramaglini, who makes $147,504 a year as superintendent, also faces a charge of discarding and dumping of litter, according to the state's municipal court database. He was taken into custody at 5:45 a.m.
  • Rain of terror: Egypt to crack down on 'fake' weather reports

    05/01/2018 10:09:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 6 replies
    www.theguardian.com ^ | Mon 30 Apr 2018 17.00 EDT | Ruth Michaelson in Cairo
    Meteorological authority prepares draft law to ban unauthorised forecasts Donald Trump may routinely rail against the “fake news media”, but Egypt is going one better by cracking down on “fake” weather reports. The head of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority has said it is the only government body authorised to make predictions about the country’s weather, and is preparing a draft law to ban unauthorised forecasts. Ahmed Abdel-Al, the EMA chairman, said during a television interview that the bill seeks to punish anyone “talking about meteorology, or anyone using a weather forecasting device without our consent, or anyone who raises confusion...
  • Ronny Jackson’s Confirmation Derailment Shows Need For Restoring Confirmation Process’ Norms

    04/29/2018 9:24:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 29, 2018 | Erich Reimer
    This past Thursday, Admiral Ronny Jackson officially withdrew as President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Veteran Affairs. Admiral Jackson, who served as a White House doctor for President George W. Bush and then as the official physician for President Obama and now President Trump, withdrew amid rumored accusations of very vague and unsubstantiated unbecoming professional conduct in the performance of his medical duties.Admiral Ronny Jackson said in a statement Thursday that the White House distributed that the allegations were “completely false and fabricated.” President Trump, in an interview with Fox & Friends on Thursday, himself said“ These are all false accusations. These are false....
  • How Liberals Vote to Harm Their Own Interests

    04/29/2018 6:48:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 29, 2018 | Bruce Bialosky
    As a Jew I have always said that Jews are the only political interest group that constantly vote against their own self-interest. They aren’t the only ones. Many liberals talk about how invasive government harms them or their business interests, but then when they enter the voter’s booth they pull the lever for those who promulgate more invasive laws. Last summer, I went to visit someone who had started a new business. As I do wherever I go, I take reading with me because you never know what will happen and it eases any anxiety from waiting/wasting time. At the...
  • Pity The Poor Government Worker, Says The NY Times

    04/26/2018 3:47:04 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 17 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 4/26/2018 | John Merline
    The "Newspaper of Record" ran a big story this week that valiantly tried to show how state and local government workers have it so very tough these days. The 2,240-word front-page story in The New York Times begins by lamenting that, while government jobs used to provide "a comfortable nook in the middle class," those days are gone. "The ranks of state and local employees have languished even as the populations they serve have grown," the article says. "The 19.5 million workers who remain are finding themselves financially downgraded." The article goes on to quote Neil Reichenberg, executive director of...
  • Special Elections in New York on Tuesday Will Decide 11 Races (New York Election Tread)

    04/24/2018 6:48:46 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 13 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 22 April 2018 | LISA W. FODERARO
    Special elections in New York on Tuesday will present voters with nearly a dozen state legislative races from Buffalo to Long Island, and could prove decisive in the Democrats’ yearslong quest to capture all levers of state government. The vacancies in the State Senate and Assembly are the result of incumbents decamping for other positions. State election officials say Tuesday will see a historic number of contests. “I can’t think of any time that we’ve had this many special elections on a single day,” said John Conklin, a spokesman for the Board of Elections. The most critical races to the...
  • CDC, in Surveys It Never Bothered Making Public (of course not)

    04/21/2018 11:54:47 AM PDT · by Politically Correct · 6 replies
    Reason ^ | 20 Apr 2018 | Brian Doherty
    Many people who support gun control are angry that the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are not legally allowed to use money from Congress to do research whose purpose is "to advocate or promote gun control." (This is not the same as doing no research into gun violence, though it seems to discourage many potential recipients of CDC money.) But in the 1990s, the CDC itself did look into one of the more controversial questions in gun social science: How often do innocent Americans use guns in self-defense, and how does that compare to the harms guns can cause...
  • Branch Davidian tragedy sparked government suspicion that still haunts us 25 years later

    04/19/2018 10:00:35 AM PDT · by BBell · 62 replies
    https://www.dallasnews.com/ ^ | 4/19/18 | Lee Hancock
    WACO — The fire rose above the Texas prairie like a portent, an inferno consuming David Koresh and more than 70 of his followers in the Branch Davidian compound. Koresh's personal apocalypse was televised live worldwide just after noon on April 19, 1993. Questions about what went wrong began to mount before the ashes were cool. How could a 33-year-old ninth-grade dropout convince so many people that he was the Lamb and God had willed this terrible end - nurses and teachers, a postman and a Harvard-educated lawyer, Australians and Brits, New Zealanders and an Argentinian-born Israeli Jew? Above all,...
  • John McCain: Proof of Life?

    04/14/2018 6:19:04 AM PDT · by jimjohn · 54 replies
    self | jimjohn
    Sen McCain has been quick to jump on anything the President does, especially over the last few months. But can anyone state the last time we have seen him in public?
  • The “Small Group” Knew They’d Lose The Fact Battle, So They Began a Propaganda War…

    04/14/2018 1:25:56 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 25 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 4/13/18 | sundance
    The “Small Group” Knew They’d Lose The Fact Battle, So They Began a Propaganda War… From a tweet: Jacob Wohl WOW! Devin Nunes says the documents that Rod Rosenstein finally turned over show that the Obama State Department colluded with a foreign intelligence agency to start the FAKE Russia Investigation! 4:02 PM - Apr 13, 2018 ________From another comment after the article: People were wondering why Rep. Nunes was going on with Martha McCullum at 7pm instead of Sean, Laura or Bream. After our President made his national address at 9, we got our answer. Rep. Nunes was informed to...
  • The Violation of Privacy in an Era of Weaponized Government

    04/12/2018 2:48:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/12/18 | Megan Barth
    This concentration of power as a means to absolute power is the threat that warrants continued identification, exposure and accountability Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. —Albert Einstein Some may say we don’t have a right to privacy as we consume and use social media applications and platforms. Some, like Apple, will say the right to privacy is an inherent right. Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, left Facebook over data collection. According to reports, Wozniak is one of up to 50 million Facebook users who have deleted their accounts in protest. Data sharing and...
  • Dairy Farmer Sues FDA for the Right to Label His Skim Milk as “Skim Milk”

    04/12/2018 1:42:32 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    modernfarmer.com ^ | April 10, 2018 | By Dan Nosowitz
    If we had an actual, physical folder of evidence that the food labeling system in the United States is broken, it'd be full to bursting. And we'd be adding "skim milk????" to the list right about now. Maryland dairy farmers Randy and Karen Sowers are, with the help of the Institute for Justice (a non-profit libertarian-leaning law firm), suing the Food and Drug Administration for essentially doubling down on a very silly law. The gist: South Mountain Creamery, the dairy producer owned by the Sowerses, want to sell milk without the addition of any synthetic chemicals. To do this, they...
  • Zuckerberg Loses Contact Lens During Senate Hearing Revealing Horrifying Lizard Eye

    04/12/2018 2:29:07 AM PDT · by vannrox · 17 replies
    babylonbee ^ | April 10, 2018 | Mark Zuckerberg
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—During his much-publicized appearance before a bipartisan Senate committee Tuesday, the false, humanlike contact lens Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had placed over his left eye accidentally fell out, revealing the horrifying yellow lizard eye lying underneath. “Senator, I don’t have that information with me right now,” the tech billionaire said for the seven hundredth time just before the incident. As he moved to take a drink of water to appear like a real human who thirsts, the faux human-eye lens fell out of his eye socket and the awful, piercing alien eyeball underneath quickly focused on the Senator questioning...
  • CIA’s mind-control experiment reverberates 40 years after hearings (MK Ultra) [2 Thess 2]

    04/09/2018 10:24:10 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 51 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9/30/2017 | Dan Boylan
    Forty years later, the story still seems hard to credit: In the summer of 1977, Capitol Hill was gripped by revelations of the CIA’s top-secret MK-Ultra mind control research program, targeting unsuspecting American citizens, in some cases by luring them to brothels to be fed LSD-laced cocktails. The blockbuster hearings that summer, chaired by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, and aided by a timely dump of intelligence documents, touched some of the country’s rawest nerves: the assassination of Kennedy's brothers, the possibility of mind-controlled "Manchurian candidates" and the increasing prominence of LSD and other hallucinogenic drugs across Western culture....
  • No signs of foul play in death of CDC scientist

    04/06/2018 7:41:38 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 55 replies
    Clinton News Network (CNN) ^ | April 6, 2018 | Dakin Andone, Wayne Drash and Michelle Krupa
    Atlanta (CNN)There were no signs of foul play in the death of a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention epidemiologist who likely drowned, officials said Thursday. The remains of Timothy Cunningham were discovered Tuesday in the Chattahoochee River in northwest Atlanta, police spokesman Carlos Campos said. Cunningham, 35, was last seen on February 12. The preliminary cause of death is drowning, Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak told reporters. The manner of death has not been determined, she said. Authorities made a positive ID of the remains by using dental records, Gorniak said...