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  • New York Times Columnist Gets Blasted for 'Utterly Insane' Story About Sandwiches (David Brooks)

    07/12/2017 10:55:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 87 replies ^ | 7-11-2017 | SHAY SPENCE
    As Twitter exploded over the news about Donald Trump Jr.'s emails on Tuesday morning, another controversy has been making the viral rounds: a strange tale about a sandwich.In a New York Times op-ed titled "How We Are Ruining America", columnist David Brooks wrote about income inequality in the U.S. and the inherent advantage that upper-middle-class citizens have in our society. While he began the piece with some concrete statistics about class structure, his point got derailed when he told the story of a meal he had with a friend with a lower level of education than himself."Recently I took a...
  • Glenn Beck

    07/11/2017 8:15:29 AM PDT · by MNDude · 96 replies
    For the past hour or more Glenn Beck has been working hard to make the case that Trump and his colleagues are guilty of conspiring with Russia. He keeps using words like astronomical and damning. I don't know much about this new Russia thing. Is he right? Your thoughts?
  • Colleges should 'censor' 'unsafe' speech, student op-ed argues

    07/11/2017 7:28:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | July 11, 2017 | Toni Airaksinen
    Colleges should “screen” speakers to ensure that they are not giving a platform to “intolerant perspectives,” a University of Maryland student argues in a recent op-ed. “There is nothing inherently wrong with screening speakers, teachers and even students on the campus,” sophomore Moshe Klein declares in an op-ed for The Diamondback, arguing that “intolerant” points of view “prevent certain groups of people from participating in campus life safely.”
  • 'POTUS likes to punch down': Kathy Griffin blasts Trump over Mika tweet

    06/29/2017 9:35:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | June 29, 2017 | Hannah Parry
    Kathy Griffin has hit out at Donald Trump after he viciously tore into the hosts of Morning Joe. The comedian accused the president of 'punching down' after he attacked 'low I.Q. Crazy Mika' and 'Psycho Joe' in Thursday morning tweets for trash talking him on their show - prompting a huge backlash against Trump. Griffin, who has kept a relatively low profile since she sparked outrage by posting a mock-up of Trump's severed head earlier this month, criticized Trump's tweets and accused him of bullying those less powerful than himself. 'POTUS likes to punch down. Whether it's anchors, US Attorneys,...

    06/13/2017 6:50:59 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 49 replies
    The GOP base(that's us) should have stepped up and paid ALL her legal bills when she was fighting the leftist cowards. Would she have quit anyway? We'll never know. Now she's just an ornament.
  • Hotheaded councilman screams sexual profanities at GOP employee!

    06/07/2017 8:26:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | June 6, 2017 | Tom Tillison
    All this commotion over campaign signs? Proving that more often than not, Republicans are their own worst enemies, a Wayne, New Jersey, councilman has been hit with a harassment complaint after a profanity-laced tirade directed at a fellow party member. Passaic County Regular Republican Organization employee Susan Enderly filed the complaint against Councilman Richard Jasterzbski after a heated argument Sunday about campaign signs being removed from the PCRRO headquarters, according to The Record. Unfortunately for Jasterzbski, the exchange was captured on video… by the woman’s daughter, who was standing right there! “You would be so lucky if I were f—ing...
  • Bernie Sanders, Self-Hating Jew, Blasts Israeli "Occupation"

    06/06/2017 5:50:23 PM PDT · by justiceseeker93 · 42 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | Hank Berrien
    If you've ever heard the term "self-hating Jew," but didn't know what it meant, look no further than Vermont Senator Berni Sanders. Sanders, in a video message to the hard-left Israeli Meretz party to mark the end of the Six Day War in 1967 and “50 years of Occupation,” said, “The occupation must end.” Sanders commenced his loathing of the Jewish state by referring to Meretz, which only has five seats in Israel’s 120-seat Knesset, as “Israel’s most prominent political organization.” Gushing that Meretz stands “for many of the same values that progressives are fighting for here in the United...
  • NSA leaker dad says she is a patriot

    06/06/2017 1:49:38 PM PDT · by Uncle Sam 911 · 67 replies ^ | 6/6/17 | J Scott Trubey
    The depiction of accused leaker Reality Leigh Winner through social media is not an “an accurate portrayal of my daughter,” Gary Davis, Winner’s stepfather, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. In a brief interview, Davis said his daughter served her nation with distinction as an Air Force linguist. He said she speaks Arabic and Farsi and has training in other Middle Eastern languages. “She’s a veteran, six years’ service of the Air Force,” he said. “She received commendations during that time. She’s just a passionate young woman who probably made some mistakes.”
  • Comedian Kathy Griffin says her career is over after gory Trump photo

    06/02/2017 1:11:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 291 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 2, 2017 | Alex Dobuzinskis
    Comedian Kathy Griffin tearfully apologized in a Friday press conference for posing with a fake bloodied and severed head depicting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying that she felt her career was now over and that Trump "broke" her. Griffin has lost sponsorships and jobs, including her role as co-host of CNN's New Year's Eve coverage with journalist Anderson Cooper, since a photograph and video from the shoot appeared on social media on Tuesday. President Trump said the image of Griffin with the gory mask resembling him was "sick" and that it had traumatized his family, especially his youngest son, 11-year-old...
  • Clinton: 'I was the victim' of high expectations

    05/31/2017 2:34:55 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 91 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/31/2017 | BEN KAMISAR
    Hillary Clinton blamed her 2016 presidential election loss on a variety of sources — including Russian hackers, the Democratic Party, former FBI Director James Comey, the media, social media and misogyny — in a lengthy interview Wednesday. Clinton struck a far more defiant tone in the appearance at Recode's Code Conference than she had during her previous post-election accounts. While Clinton briefly apologized for using a private email server for official emails while she was secretary of State, much of the interview saw Clinton listing the external factors she felt led to her loss. "I was the victim of a...
  • De Blasio Pledges to Ignore Trump Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

    05/31/2017 2:17:02 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 36 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 05/31/2017 | Alex Griswold
    Says New York will take 'matters into our own hands'! New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that his city would uphold the Paris climate change accords, even if President Donald Trump's administration announced it would not. The United States agreed to the Paris climate agreement during the final year of the Obama administration. Former President Barack Obama issued an executive order in September 2016 formally entering the agreement and promising to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17.89 percent. But administration sources reported Wednesday that Trump would soon announce his intention to withdraw from the agreement. The White...
  • Family of driver upset after van falls into hole in road

    05/22/2017 11:26:04 AM PDT · by LouieFisk · 10 replies
    FOX4KC.COM ^ | May 20, 2017 | FOX 4 Newsroom
    The family of the driver said he was shaken up, but okay. Betty Aguilar, the driver's cousin, told FOX 4 there were signs around, but they had been blown away. She said there was just some wood over the hole. There was just like a little wood, but that wasn't going to stop anything from going through there," Aguilar said. "But that's the city's fault; they should have put something more secure." The driver's family said they had to use a ladder to get him out of the hole, and said they were upset that not enough was done to...
  • NOLA Mayor: Civil War Monuments Caused a ‘Great Migration’ Out of the City ("Best and Brightest")

    05/20/2017 9:37:17 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 94 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-19-2017 | John Binder
    “The cultural and economic and the spiritual loss to this city for having those statues up that have run people out of the city,” Landrieu claimed. “The great migration that sent some of our best and brightest to places across the country that we don’t have the benefit of has been incredible.”
  • Coffee with Communists 2: Another story Lunch with a Marxist Muslim

    05/02/2017 10:41:05 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 5 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Last year I did an interview with two communist militants in a Chicago Mall Food Court entitled Coffee With Communists, WHO THEY ARE WHY THEY KILL The two were part of a little known Marxist street gang known as Anti-racist Action or Antifa. These disgusting animals wanted to kill Americans and bragged that they had killed Americans, namely veterans. Their message to America, revolution was coming and that those who opposed socialism and opposed their agenda would be violently killed. In the past week Antifa made headlines and is no longer under the radar. In Berkeley and in other cities,...
  • Joss Whedon tweet insults teen cancer survivors' looks

    04/27/2017 5:32:14 PM PDT · by ctdonath2 · 31 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/27/17 | Joss Whedon
    Joss Whedon‏Verified account @joss Tonight on White House Wife Hunt, Donny makes host P. Ryan give 2 more contestants the "Not a 10" card
  • Mexico’s ‘Hillary Clinton’ Rips Trump Over ‘Useless’ Wall

    04/27/2017 9:10:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    NBC ^ | April 27, 2017 | by ALEX SEITZ-WALD
    President Donald Trump's border wall may not be going anywhere right now and one of Mexico's leading candidates in the presidential elections told NBC News she wants to make sure the "useless" wall stays that way. "It's a false solution to a false problem," Margarita Zavala said of the wall through a translator in a phone interview Wednesday. "The wall does not help in any way the relationship between the two countries. The wall is pulling us apart." Zavala, a former member of Congress and ex-first lady (she is married to Felipe Calderon, a former president), is expected to be...
  • Steve Stephens maybe in Philly

    04/17/2017 1:17:47 PM PDT · by WakeUpAndVote · 20 replies
    NBC Philthadelphia ^ | 4.17.17 | WakeUpAndVote
    Update, didn't see this posted. Schools in lock down.
  • White House claims on Syria chemical attack ‘obviously false’ – MIT professor

    04/12/2017 8:17:52 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 53 replies
    RT America ^ | April 12,2017 | RT America
    A professor who challenged the 2013 claims of a chemical attack in Syria is now questioning the Trump administration’s narrative blaming the Assad government for the April 4 attack in the Idlib province town of Khan Shaykhun. On Tuesday, the White House released a declassified intelligence brief accusing Syrian President Bashar Assad of ordering and organizing the attack, in which Syrian planes allegedly dropped chemical ordnance on civilians in the rebel-held town. The report “contains absolutely no evidence that this attack was the result of a munition being dropped from an aircraft,” wrote Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professor Theodore...
  • Quebec driver charged after police find suspension made from wooden logs and chicken wire

    04/12/2017 2:36:57 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 48 replies
    Ottawa Citizen ^ | April 11, 2017 | Andrew Seymour
    A driver who used wooden logs and chicken wire to reinforce his vehicle’s suspension was ticketed and had his car impounded by police following a traffic stop in west Quebec. The MRC des Collines police said they pulled the 1999 Toyota Tercel over on Sunday at about 10:45 p.m. on route du Carrefour in Val-des-Monts after noticing the car didn’t have working brake lights. After pulling the car over, they discovered that the 28-year-old driver had no proof of insurance and an open beer in the front seat, police said. A closer inspection of the car also revealed that three...
  • Chelsea Clinton Gives Advice on How Millennial Women Can Be as Successful as Her

    04/06/2017 4:08:36 AM PDT · by kevcol · 69 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 5, 2017 | Alex Griswold
    Chelsea Clinton gives advice to young women in a new interview published Wednesday about how they can ask for raises and advance their careers. . . . "It’s better to ask and be told ‘no’ than to not ask at all, and to recognize that you’re not alone," she said.