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  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    05/22/2018 2:01:06 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 18 replies ^ | MAY 22, 2018 | Unknown
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants. The EPA blocked the news organizations from attending Tuesday’s Washington meeting, convened by EPA chief Scott Pruitt.
  • Now will you come to Tacoma? New tax credit takes aim at Seattle's new head tax

    05/21/2018 8:02:06 PM PDT · by llevrok · 26 replies
    The News Tribune (Tacoma WA) ^ | 5/21/2018 | KATE MARTIN
    Bruce Kendall said Monday his phone at the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County has been ringing steadily since last week's vote by the Seattle City Council to tax big businesses $275 per employee. "I've received inquiries over the last week from companies that have indicated they are exploring options for locations in Pierce County," Kendall said. "And they are telling me that's why they are calling me, because the head tax passed. Now companies have another reason to call: A $275 tax credit per employee for new, family-wage jobs. "Note the value, it's not random," tweeted state Rep. J.T....
  • Gaza faces fuel, gas shortage after vandals trash crossing

    05/13/2018 3:18:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 13, 2018 2:19 PM | Fares Akram
    The Gaza Strip is rapidly running out of cooking gas and diesel fuel for hospital generators will only last another 7-10 days, officials said Sunday, after Palestinian protesters destroyed the fuel terminal at the territory’s only cargo crossing.In Friday night’s attack, a large crowd broke into the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom crossing between Gaza and Israel, badly damaging a fuel and gas terminal and a conveyor belt for aggregate and animal feed. Israel closed Kerem Shalom, saying it would take weeks or months to repair several million dollars in damages. It was not clear when the delivery of...
  • French family doesn't get the concept of a Dutch Safari Park (got out of car)

    05/11/2018 8:25:18 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 50 replies
    twitter video ^ | May 2018
    LANGUAGE WARNING. Click on above link. Unbelievable video of stupid people getting out of their car at a safari park.
  • Trump sculpture on Arctic glacier planned as climate-change protest

    05/11/2018 6:45:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    FOX News ^ | May 11, 2018 | By Benjamin Brown
    Although President Donald Trump might be skeptical of climate change (or global warming, if you prefer), activists in Finland hope to use the commander-in-chief's likeness to draw awareness to the issue. They plan to carve Trump's image into the side of an Arctic glacier. The group, called Melting Ice, is looking to raise 400,00 Euros (about $476,988) to fund "Project Trumpmore," and create the roughly 115 foot-tall ice sculpture in a glacier that is melting. "We don't simply want to build a monument, we want the project to be bigger and raise the topic of climate change on a broader...
  • Men's Only Club

    05/06/2018 7:57:03 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 37 replies
    Women try to get into a Men's only establishment. They fail.
  • Fresno State Prof. Randa Jarrar: Anatomy of a Self-Destructing Nitwit

    04/18/2018 1:02:42 PM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 40 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Tired of all this Winning yet? – Within a couple of hours of the announcement that former First Lady Barbara Bush had died at the age of 92, Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar issued a tweet celebrating the event: “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. F*** outta hear with your nice words.” After she’d gotten pushback from other Twitter users, she followed that little ditty up with: ““PSA: either you are against these pieces of s— and their...
  • Pruitt is hitting the brakes on Obama's failed fuel economy standards (WINNING!!!)

    04/06/2018 12:18:41 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 April 2018 | Arianna Wilkerson
    On Monday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced his plans to scrap Obama-era Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for passenger cars and trucks, which require automobile manufacturers maintain a fleet-wide average of 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025. This bold move by Pruitt will result in more affordable vehicles and additional cash in the pockets of families across the country. Mandates under the previous administration were negotiated when the economy was depressed and retail gas prices approached $4 per gallon. Proponents of tougher fuel economy standards used these circumstances to argue for ever-more fuel-efficient cars....
  • DC moms on a mission set to host students, chaperones with March for Our Lives Lodging

    03/19/2018 2:45:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    WJLA-TV ^ | V Sanchez
    ....a group of Washington mothers organized more than a thousand local families to host students...Organizers of the March 24 demonstration estimate a crowd of 500,000... ... a group of moms decided to create March For Our Lives Lodging. “It’s not a red or a blue cause. This is all about protecting our kids and protecting each other,” she said...
  • Trump Says Democrats Care More About Illegal Immigrants Than US Military

    01/21/2018 10:29:59 PM PST · by cba123 · 31 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 20, 2018 | Jasper Fakkert
    President Donald Trump called out Democrats in Congress for failing to support a short-term spending bill that would have avoided a partial shutdown of the government. Democrats voted overwhelmingly against the measure Friday night, resulting in the shutdown taking place
  • New Year, New Energy: Let’s Talk About Climate (Cupertino, California)

    01/17/2018 2:24:18 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 10 replies
    350 Silicon Valley ^ | 1/17/18 | Anon
    Do you wish you could talk directly to your representative about climate? Share your concerns about the future? Now's your chance to have that conversation and ask your questions. Bring the kids/teens along, it's their future! Kids will ask their questions first, so they can get home early. Please RSVP on this page. Assembly Members Evan Low and Marc Berman Join us for a dynamic conversation about how CA can lead on climate legislation with CA Assembly Members Evan Low and Marc Berman. With special guest Jason Barbose, Union of Concerned Scientists. Late arrivals welcome! Please help us spread the...
  • Joplin PD Banned From Social Media Posts That Make Criminals Look Bad

    01/14/2018 12:38:20 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 12 replies
    BlueLivesMatter ^ | 14 January 2018 | OfficerBlue
    Joplin, MO - The Joplin Police Department has been ordered to cease all posting of "incident spotlights" which make criminals look bad by telling the public about their crimes. The incident spotlights tell the public about incidents that the department has responded to, and may include mugshots. KOAM reports that they have obtained e-mails which show disagreement between the police department and city manager about the social media posts. Joplin Police Chief Matt Stewart and Captain Trevor Duncan fought to keep the posts going, but City Manager Sam Anselm shut them down. According to KOAM, Anselm sent an e-mail to...
  • Scientists Call for Ban on Glitter

    12/29/2017 1:08:26 PM PST · by packrat35 · 47 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | 12/28/2017 | The Weather Channel
    Glitter can add a beautiful sheen to lotions and other cosmetics. But its effects on the ocean aren’t so pretty.

    12/23/2017 8:20:36 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 21 replies
    twitter and reposts ^ | 12/2317 | Dan Kaszeta
    Embedded video at link. Cringe worthy. But funny as hell.
  • City (Colorado Springs, CO) Puts Up 'Big Blue Frame' — And Removes It After Citizens Put Up A Fight

    12/19/2017 8:53:56 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 70 replies
    NPR ^ | 12/19/17 | Bill Chappell
    The goal was to promote the city of Colorado Springs as "Olympic City U.S.A." But the method — erecting a big blue frame at the edge of a scenic overlook at Garden of the Gods Park — drew anger from residents. Just days after it was put up, the frame was taken down. The frame, seemingly meant to add pizzazz to park visitors' photos, sparked "sustained outrage" instead, member station KRCC reports. Its arrival last week took many residents by surprise. It was taken down on Monday, without ceremony. "It seemed like a very strange thing to put in this...
  • Trump accusers band together, seek congressional probe of 'sexual misconduct'

    12/11/2017 3:23:40 PM PST · by familyop · 110 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 11, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    Rachel Crooks said..."If they were willing to investigate Senator Franken, I think it's only fair that they do the same for Trump."...Samantha Holvey, a former Miss USA pageant contestant, alleged...“He lined us up,...Holvey said on NBC. “He was just looking me over like I was a piece of meat, I was not a human being, I didn’t have a brain, I didn’t have a personality. I was just simply there for his pleasure. It left me feeling very gross, very dirty. This is not what I signed up for.”
  • 'Unimpressed' firefighters rescue man with microwave on head

    12/10/2017 2:30:00 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 37 replies
    upi ^ | Dec. 8, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    British firefighters were "seriously unimpressed" when they were called out to rescue a YouTube prankster whose head was cemented inside a microwave. A video posted to YouTube by 22-year-old prankster TGFbro shows his head being cemented inside a microwave with Pollyfilla with a plastic bag protecting his face and a tube feeding him air. The prankster tells his friends that, despite the precautions, he is having trouble breathing, and they attempt to free his head -- without success. The West Midlands Fire Department was summoned to the scene and firefighters spent about an hour freeing the man's head. "We're seriously...
  • Two GOP campaign staffers resign after database break-in: report

    12/04/2017 10:55:17 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/04/17 12:17 PM EST | Ben Kamisar
    Two Senate Republican campaign staffers have resigned after they were caught breaking into a fundraising database kept by the House Republican campaign committee, according to a new report by Politico.
  • More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don’t cut our taxes

    11/13/2017 11:19:11 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 12, 2017 | by Heather Long
    More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week urging Republican lawmakers not to cut their taxes. The wealthy Americans — including doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and chief executives — say the GOP is making a mistake by reducing taxes on the richest families at a time when the nation's debt is high and inequality is back at the worst level since the 1920s. The letter calls on Congress not to pass any tax bill that “further exacerbates inequality” and adds to the debt. Instead of petitioning tax cuts for the wealthy, the letter tells...
  • Insane Trump Haters Scream at the Sky

    11/09/2017 1:01:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush ^ | November 9, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The left is still as deranged as it’s ever been. I mean, if they’re winning so big, where’s the happiness? If they’re winning so big, where’s the joy? If they’re winning so big, where are the parties? Instead look what’s happening to them. Every bastion they control is imploding! Sexual harassment here, rape there. I mean, it is incredible what’s happening to the left. It’s no wonder that they’re so at their wits’ end that they’re going out at night and yelling at the sky which a bunch of did last night. Our microphones were there. We have this...