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  • Happy Father's Day!

    06/21/2020 1:48:22 PM PDT · by Dacula · 30 replies
    Here's to all the Dads . . . - who paid for a dinner the no one was grateful for. - who didn't know if they'd make it to pay day. - who are trying their best to be a good man, in a society that devalues men. - who lost their patience multiple times a day because they see their life passing with their dreams still in their chest. - who never hear, "I am proud of you." because those are important words to a man. - who work long hours, and lease all the days frustrations at the...
  • This video of a tearful Georgia police officer accusing McDonald’s of withholding her Egg McMuffin order on purpose has gone viral

    06/17/2020 1:05:36 PM PDT · by Dacula · 101 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 6-17-2020 | Nicole Lyn Pesce
    A tearful video of a Georgia police officer accusing a McDonald’s of withholding her breakfast order went viral on Twitter on Wednesday, leading the local owners of the burger joint to apologize to the officer and clarify to MarketWatch that she “was never denied service.”
  • Girl Arrested in Iran for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram

    07/11/2018 8:58:11 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 07/09/2018 | Matt Novak
    Authorities in Iran arrested four girls and women last week for posting videos of themselves dancing on Instagram. Only one of the girls, 17-year-old gymnast Maedeh Hojabri, has been identified. State TV in Iran aired her “confession” on Friday. Instagram is one of the few Western social media sites not heavily blocked in Iran, and Hojabri posted about 300 photos and videos before her account was temporarily shut down. Her account appears to be back up as of this morning. Hojabri posted a new video just hours ago addressing her critics. Hojabri, who reportedly has often spoken about gymnastics and...
  • Six Iranians Arrested for Being ‘Happy’

    05/21/2014 1:48:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    INN ^ | 5/21/2014, 10:34 AM | Ari Yashar
    In the West it would be considered an innocuous albeit amateur tribute video to singer Pharrell Williams’ massively popular song “Happy.” But in Iran, a video of six men and unveiled women dancing in Tehran to hit song was enough to be arrested over. “Sol Production” posted the tribute video on Monday to YouTube, which has already garnered nearly 40,000 views. Iranian police wasted no time in tracking down the happy Iranians, arresting them on Tuesday according to Al Arabiya. …
  • Oh, I'm stuffed!

    11/28/2019 12:29:57 PM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 76 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 28 Nov 2019 | Alas Babylon!
    I'm full {almost} to the point of pain. But I'm feeling good. Just me and my adult daughter and son and two dogs. The dogs did scrap patrol, and were very successful. The wine was good, the turkey perfect, and we had squash, sweet and mashed taters, a real good dressing and plenty of gravy. Also rolls, and cranberry sauce. Now I'm full. Can I lay down, or will I risk anything by sleeping on a full stomach?
  • Seniors Who Have Sex Regularly Are More Content In Their Lives

    06/10/2019 5:46:06 AM PDT · by vannrox · 38 replies
    The study finds ^ | undated | Editorial staff
    Study of nearly 7,000 older adults shows greater levels of enjoyment and wellbeing among those who report more frequent sexual activity. LONDON — Even in our senior years, having sex regularly — or even just fooling around — can significantly improve wellbeing and contentment in life, a new study finds. Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and University College London found seniors who reported any type of sexual activity within the previous 12 months felt greater levels of enjoyment and satisfaction in their lives compared to sexually inactive individuals. Results were based on survey data from 6,879 participants in England who...
  • 7 Steps to be as Happy as a Finn —and Happier!

    05/02/2019 6:13:19 AM PDT · by Thistooshallpass9 · 36 replies
    Finland has just been named the happiest country in the world for the 2nd year in a row. The U.S., meanwhile, has fallen in the rankings from 18th to 19th. People in America and around the world are asking: What is Finland doing right? Why are the Finns happy? Can the Finnish model be exported to other countries? For this episode, we traveled to Finland to observe and speak with its people and to try to get some insight into those questions.
  • Harvard University Will Remove Portraits of Former President to Make Students Happy

    03/28/2019 7:34:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/27/2019 | Alana Mastrangelo
    Harvard University plans to remove portraits of one of its former university presidents, Abbott Lawrence Lowell, from a building named after him on campus, as two incoming faculty Deans suggest that students should not have to see photos of the former president while they’re “eating Cheerios” in the dining hall. The Lowell House will no longer be displaying portraits of former Harvard University president Abbott Lawrence Lowell and his wife Anna Parker Lowell by the time the building reopens for the fall 2019 semester, according to the school’s student newspaper, the Harvard Crimson.
  • The Polar Express Move

    12/21/2018 5:16:28 PM PST · by ProudFossil · 51 replies
    Thank you for the Polar Express Movie
  • Fab Five Kansas siblings adopted

    06/01/2018 7:34:43 AM PDT · by NEMDF · 9 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | 5/31/2018 | Jill Toyoshiba
    One day in March 2017, Jeff and Toni Whaley came upon a video about five siblings from Kansas who wanted to be adopted together. The couple, who have no children but served as foster parents for the past several years, were originally thinking of adopting up to three youngsters. But they fell in love with the siblings.
  • Shelter Cat Gives Everyone Hugs and Won't Take No for an Answer

    05/24/2018 4:59:49 AM PDT · by vannrox · 37 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | May 23 18 | Amy Bojo
    Zorro the stray cat was eager to be loved but when he was brought to a shelter in Philadelphia, he could barely tolerate being touched. When staff found out what was bothering him, they soon discovered a cute little quirk that he does to everyone he meets. Pennsylvania SPCAZorro came to the Pennsylvania SPCA four months ago for a chance at a better life. "He was being fed by a Good Samaritan for some period of time, and he was so friendly that she was trying to find him a permanent home," Gillian Kocher Director of Public Relations of...
  • 4 Billboards In Kansas Call For Charges Against Cop Who Shot Unarmed 'Swatting' Victim

    03/18/2018 2:16:19 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 132 replies
    Yahoo Noose ^ | March 18, 2018 | Dominique Mosbergen, Puff Ho
    Four billboards have appeared in Wichita, Kansas; all of them bearing the same somber message: “Andy Finch is dead. If you believe in justice, it’s time to file charges.” In December, a Wichita police officer fatally shot Andy Finch after a fake emergency call directed law enforcement to the 28-year-old victim’s home. A man in California has since been charged with involuntary manslaughter for the so-called “swatting” hoax call, but the victim’s family and community activists have repeatedly called for the officer who killed Finch — who was unarmed at the time of the shooting — to come under greater...

    03/21/2017 12:57:59 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/21/17 | Andrew Benjamin
    Consider Denmark and Norway The inexplicable happiness of the Norwegians and Danes as propagandized by the liberal-left media created a model for humanity and for America’s Democrats. It is a socialist utopia with no needy people and a government largesse subsuming the entire gamut of free-lunch ideology. Scandanavian societies are outwardly more humane than Eastern Block Soviet nations under Stalinist rule. The oppression of the Scandanavians at first glance is benign. But…it is oppression nevertheless, and benign only to those who prefer to have bureaucrats make the decisions for their lives and futures. They have absolutely no idea what makes...
  • Happy New Year!

    12/31/2016 10:52:50 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 50 replies
    1 January 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Happy New Year! to whomever's awake.
  • Diamond and Silk give thanks. Is Trump back pedaling or is the media stoking it.

    11/24/2016 7:51:42 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 31 replies
    Diamond and Silk - Facebook ^ | 11/24/2016 | Diamond and Silk
    This video is on Facebook - hope that is okay. These beautiful ladies go over some of the latest events of the Trump Train - transition topics: the claims of white nationalists, the Hillary prosecution, the Romney nomination, plus much more.
  • The Lies of the Devil and the Empty Promises of the World

    09/23/2016 8:19:49 AM PDT · by Salvation · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 09-22-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Lies of the Devil and the Empty Promises of the World Msgr. Charles Pope • September 22, 2016 • One of the great illusions under which we labor is that if we only get just one more thing from this world, then we will be happy. Perhaps we think that if we just had a little more money, or a better job, or the latest iPhone, or if we were married to so-and-so, or if we lived in a better neighborhood, then we would be satisfied and content at last. But “at last” never seems to come even...
  • Can Puppies Fix Boredom? #PowerofPuppies

    09/21/2016 7:44:21 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 9 replies
    HELP FEED HUNGRY SHELTER PUPS! Share the #PowerofPuppies video For every video view, Puppy Chow will donate one pound of Puppy Chow Natural to Rescue Bank® (up to 500,000 pounds or until April 23, 2016)
  • Is Donald Trump Having The "Happy Gilmore" Effect On The GOP?

    07/21/2016 9:27:44 AM PDT · by Captain Peter Blood · 28 replies
    Self | 07-21-2016 | Captain Peter Blood
    I was out a short time ago running some errands and had The Chris Plante Radio Show on. Plante was talking to somebody at the Republican Convention and he said after three days of being there that he was seeing people there as attendees and guests that just were not his kind of people. I took that to mean this guy was GOP establishment, he did not like Trump and he certainly did not like the people Trump has brought into the party. You see they were "Not his sort of people". Interpret that however you would like, but my...
  • Obama: I Am 'What a Feminist Looks Like'

    06/15/2016 7:42:56 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 15 Jun 2016 | Irin Carmon
    Fresh off endorsing a woman to succeed him in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama stood before 5,000 convened as part of a White House summit on women and delivered his most robustly feminist speech yet. "I may be a little grayer than I was eight years ago," Obama told the advocates. "But this is what a feminist looks like." While he said little about the presidential election, Obama's words implicitly drew a contrast between the majority-female, diverse Democratic coalition and the party of Trump. "You hear politicians peddle the fiction that blocking immigrants or cutting off trade or 'big...
  • Trump backers sing 'Happy Birthday' to presumptive nominee

    06/11/2016 11:34:25 AM PDT · by orchestra · 24 replies
    AP ^ | 6/11/2016 | SERGIO BUSTOS
    TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Campaigning in the crucial battleground state of Florida, Donald Trump bashed Democrats and Republicans alike Saturday, from Hillary Clinton to former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on the right. Addressing a crowd of thousands at the Tampa Convention Center, Trump tore into "Crooked Hillary," as he calls his likely general election opponent, for the State Department email controversy and called Romney a "stone, cold loser" for not backing him as the presumptive Republican nominee. Trump said the Republican Party "has got to get their act together, come together to win" and slammed GOP senate candidates who...