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  • Kerry Washington: Trump Administration Has Lit ‘The Flames of Terror and Exclusion’

    10/23/2017 10:37:56 AM PDT · by drewh · 10 replies
    Newsbusters/Media Research Center ^ | October 23, 2017 11:20 AM EDT | By Corinne Weaver |
    Awards are no longer recognition for the work of an artist. They are an excuse to give celebrities a pulpit to preach from about how the peasants should live. According to Entertainment Weekly, at the 2017 Respect Awards, actress Kerry Washington (Scandal), in her acceptance speech for the Inspiration Award, told the audience, “Sometimes I feel as if we are living through a horrific dream.” She also admitted that she worries because the “White House ... literally preaches division and discrimination.” After thanking her colleagues and GLSEN, she said, “I didn’t know how much I needed tonight. You know, sometimes...
  • Today's Toons 10/23/17

    10/23/2017 1:42:19 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 17 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 10/23/17 | pookie18
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  • Brief Vanity -- looking for a Trump meme

    10/22/2017 6:57:26 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 13 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Oct 22 2017 | grey_whiskers
    Hi guys, While surfing FR today I came across a funny meme of a photo of the back of a $20 bill, with words "DONALD TRUMP LIVES HERE" in red and an arrow pointing to the White House. I've spent 20 minutes looking for it, Googled it, Duck Duck Go, nothing. Can someone post a copy to this thread please?
  • Humor the Antidepressant: Aging is not an ailment

    10/22/2017 3:05:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 27 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Elizabeth Cowan on Twitter @LizCowan4. Website: www.elizabethcowan.com.
    If you labor under the delusion that there is even a modicum of privacy in our lives, you need a reality check. Just ask any 50-year-old. Even before you blow out the candles on your Hatching Day cake, your mailbox overflows with letters from AARP. Where do you suppose they get your information? The IRS and other governmental departments who happily sell it to all comers. Wonder who gets to keep the money? In any case, once AARP has your information, it never stops pestering you. Some people write Return to Sender on the envelopes, but the continued demands to...
  • Ornery cats find a niche

    10/22/2017 2:26:39 PM PDT · by boatbums · 64 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 10/22/2017
    Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out. He was perfect for the job. Because at the "Working Cats" program, no manners is no problem. Philadelphia's Animal Care and Control Team established the program about four years ago to place unadoptable cats - the biters and the skittish, the swatters and the ones who won't use a litter box - into jobs as mousers at barns or stables. The shelter recently expanded the program to move cats that were less-than-ideal pets into urban jobs...
  • How to effectively protest the National Anthem

    10/21/2017 6:38:10 AM PDT · by William of Barsoom · 14 replies
    Dreadful Vanity | Oct 21 2017 | William of Barsoom
    (Note: This is sarcastic humor, for those challenged in ID-ing such material.)
  • Queen At High Tea: Meghan Markle Needs Style Redo For Approval, Feuding Kate Middleton Won’t Help

    10/20/2017 12:05:48 PM PDT · by drewh · 30 replies
    The Inquisitor-News Worth Sharing ^ | Oct 20 2017 | Joanne Eglash
    Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle have sparked a series of never-ending rumors about the state of their romance. Is Harry on the verge of proposing to Meghan, or has the prince’s desire to become engaged to Markle been blocked by the Powers That Be at the Palace, such as the Queen, Kate Middleton, and Camilla Parker Bowles? Several reports have claimed that the powerful trio disapproves of Harry’s choice to turn his romance with American actress Meghan into a forever fairy tale that features a royal wedding. Meghan Markle’s Style: Casual Chic In America Translates To Shocking For...
  • Today's Toons 10/20/17

    10/20/2017 1:33:27 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 26 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 10/20/17 | pookie18
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  • Today's Toons 10/19/17

    10/19/2017 3:01:07 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 20 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 10/19/17 | pookie18
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  • Today's Toons 10/18/17

    10/18/2017 1:20:55 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 22 replies
    The Politics Forum ^ | 10/18/17 | pookie18
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  • Would you buy one? £22 Piqapoo device clips on to your dog's tail and collects its mess [tr]

    10/17/2017 7:50:42 PM PDT · by kevcol · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 17, 2017 | Shivali Best
    But the days of having to pick up after your dog could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a bizarre new gadget. The £22 ($29) Piqapoo is a soft clip that holds a collection bag, and clips onto your dog's tail, collecting waste so you don't have to.
  • ABC News Robin Roberts Gushes Over ‘Picture Perfect’ New Book of Obama Family Photos

    10/17/2017 12:36:04 PM PDT · by drewh · 37 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 17, 2017 1:23 PM EDT | Scott Whitlock
    ABC news journalist and Barack Obama fangirl Robin Roberts on Monday’s Nightline gushed over a new book of pictures of the Obamas. Co-host Dan Harris deemed the collection of images “picture perfect.” Talking to former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon, Roberts fawned over a picture of the couple snuggling close to each other: “Didn't the President tweet this photo for Valentine's Day?” Harris hyped, “And picture perfect. The White House staff photographer getting candid about her years following First Lady Michelle Obama. The story behind this famous image.” In contrast, when Roberts interviewed Laura Bush in 2007, she wondered if...
  • Female Game Developer Fired For Calling Other Women "Pretty"

    10/17/2017 10:08:29 AM PDT · by Vostok-1 · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3:45 PM 10/09/2017 | Ian Miles Cheong
    One of the largest video game industry conferences currently taking place in Poland has become subject to a controversy after its social media manager—and game developer—made a gaffe on Twitter. Her crime? Using the word “pretty” to describe other women. Her innocuous tweet was met with immediate fury from transgender game developers like No Man’s Sky’s Innes McKendrick, who assumed Wiznerowicz’s gender, and demanded that she “shut the hell up and listens to them.”
  • FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival

    10/17/2017 8:50:42 AM PDT · by Towed_Jumper · 51 replies
    The Prescott Courier ^ | October 17, 2017 | Associated Press (AP) - Unattributed
    <p>The Federal Aviation Administration says it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying pilot dropped live turkeys onto an Arkansas festival over the weekend.</p> <p>The annual Yellville Turkey Trot in northern Arkansas has included a turkey drop for more than five decades, though sponsors in recent years have distanced themselves from the practice.</p>
  • Reconsidering Hillary Clinton: When she holds public office, she impresses and excels

    10/17/2017 6:38:50 AM PDT · by pabianice · 53 replies
    UMass Daily Collegian ^ | 10/17/17 | Riley
    My perception of Clinton has changed dramatically since the election, shifting from reluctant respect to wistful admiration. Before Nov. 8, my attitude was “I’m not ‘with her’, but she’ll do.” I voted for Bernie Sanders in the primary, and while I was not the deluded sort of college liberal who was “feeling the Bern” and refusing to accept that there was no way for Sanders to win the nomination, I held enough anti-establishment sentiments to enjoy watching Clinton struggle to secure each and every delegate.
  • Mandatory Title: NFL LIVE THREAD Week 7

    10/17/2017 3:43:19 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 92 replies
    Mandatory Title: NFL LIVE THREAD Week 7 Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 Kansas City at Oakland 8:25 pm CBS Oakland Coliseum Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 Arizona at L.A. Rams 1:00 pm FOX Twickenham Stadium Baltimore at Minnesota 1:00 pm CBS U.S. Bank Stadium Carolina at Chicago 1:00 pm FOX Soldier Field Jacksonville at Indianapolis 1:00 pm CBS Lucas Oil Stadium New Orleans at Green Bay 1:00 p FOX Lambeau Field N.Y. Jets at Miami 1:00 pm FOX Hard Rock Stadium Tampa Bay at Buffalo 1:00 pm FOX New Era Field Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 pm CBS FirstEnergy Stadium Dallas at San...
  • Today's Toons 10/17/17

    10/17/2017 1:43:28 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 21 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 10/17/17 | pookie18
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  • Hillary Clinton *SHOULD* blast President Donald Trump

    10/16/2017 7:08:07 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 81 replies
    Original Material | 10/16/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    In the wake of the Weinstein allegations of sexual misconduct, I've noticed Hillary Clinton blasting President Trump for being an 'admitted sexual assaulter' for his comments in a locker room about being able to 'grab women by the [kitty-cat]'. Leaving aside that this is not admitting the conduct, but noting the ability, the brazen hypocracy of her stating this -- what with the track record of her rapist husband, Bill Clinton -- is mindboggling and leaves me gobsmacked. However, I am a helpful person, and wish to give her a script she can follow for the next press conference. In...
  • Today's Toons 10/16/17

    10/16/2017 1:26:07 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 18 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 10/16/17 | pookie18
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  • Humor the antidepressant A study of grime and germs

    10/15/2017 5:45:35 AM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Elizabeth Cowan
    Ah! The scent of chlorine-permeated hair blowing in the wind, the pungent odor of sweaty bodies, and the cloying coconut scent of tanning lotion are part of summer. But now those joyous months are a blur in our rearview mirrors as we launch into fall and all the ways people, athletes, in particular, manage to get grubby. It is October and baseball division playoffs are in full swing. We cheer for our favorite teams, hoping they reach the ultimate baseball pinnacle known as World Series Champions. But, have you noticed all the ways the boys of summer manage to get...