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  • Analysis | The overwhelmingly white White House intern class photo, and why it matters

    07/27/2017 3:49:44 AM PDT · by cardinal4 · 48 replies
    WaPo ^ | 26 July 2017 | Nicole Lewis
    President Trump posed for a photo on Monday with the White House's summer intern class. While some outlets seized on Trump rolling his eyes and shushing a reporter for asking questions about his policies, the Twitterverse erupted, pointing out the lack of racial and gender diversity in the class.
  • California Doesn't Have Money to Fix Roads, But Drops Millions on Gun Violence Research

    07/16/2017 6:50:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/15/2017 | California Doesn't Have Money to Fix Roads, But Drops Millions on Gun Violence Research
    This year California legislators passed the largest gas tax increase in decades, a move which will hit the middle class the hardest. When middle class taxpayers got upset, Gov. Brown hit back, calling them "freeloaders" and invoking the "everyone has to pitch in for society!" talking points. Maybe they'd have more money if they weren't spending it on things people don't rely on the government to provide. One thing legislators have found the money for is anti-gun research. They call it "gun violence research," but make no mistake, there is only one acceptable outcome for the research. During the 2016...
  • Ottawa to offer Omar Khadr apology, $10-million in compensation [Killed US Soldier]

    07/05/2017 11:14:55 AM PDT · by Syncro · 19 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Jul. 03, 2017 Updated 7-4-17 | Robert Fife
    Ottawa to offer Omar Khadr apology, $10-million in compensation Robert Fife OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF — The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jul. 03, 2017 10:00PM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jul. 04, 2017 6:28PM EDT The Trudeau government is poised to offer an apology and a $10-million compensation package to former child soldier Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while detained in the U.S. military prison for captured and suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in 2010 that the actions of federal officials who participated in U.S. interrogations of Mr. Khadr had offended “the most basic Canadian...
  • Newborn baby may be the first to be registered 'gender unknown' (excerpted)

    07/03/2017 9:53:11 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 32 replies
    The Sun ^ | 7/3/17 | Mark Hodge
    A PARENT who identifies as a “non-binary trans person” is demanding their baby is given the world’s first “gender unknown” birth certificate. Canadian Kori Doty, who has a moustache and claims to be neither male or female, has been fighting to keep Searyl Atli’s gender off government records since giving birth last November.
  • No, You're NOT A Horse

    07/01/2017 5:47:53 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    Market-Ticker.org ^ | 7-1-17 | Karl Denninger
    Uh, sorry folks, but words mean things and science trumps feelings. Let's break this down. There are three sexual orientations: Straight, Gay, and Bi. If you have no attraction to members of the same sex, you're straight. If you have no attraction to members of the opposite sex, you're gay. If you have some attraction, some of the time, to members of both sexes, you're bi. If you have any degree of attraction to someone of the same sex as you, then you're Bi. You might be 1% Bi, you might choose to never act on your attraction (just as...
  • A laugh or two;)

    06/25/2017 11:29:11 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 13 replies
    unknown | 6/25/2017 | self
    Why Teachers Drink The following questions were set in last year's GED examination. These are genuine answers (from 18 year olds) Q. Name the four seasons? A.. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar Q. How is dew formed? A.. The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire Q. What guarantees may a mortgage company insist on? A.. If you are buying a house they will insist that you are well endowed Q. In a democratic society, how important are elections? A.. Very important. Sex can only happen when a male gets an election Q. What are steroids? A....
  • Bowing to Social Justice Insanity, U.S. Army Prepares for Admission of Transgenders

    06/17/2017 4:46:07 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 31 replies
    RedState ^ | 06/17/2017 | Susan Wright
    I can’t wrap my brain around the level of crazy it takes to get us to this point in our nation’s short history, so I’m going to let you readers wrestle with this one, awhile. First of all, I can’t stop thinking of Jamie Farr’s “Klinger” character from M*A*S*H. Somebody forgot to tell the Department of Defense that that was parody. Klinger was playing crazy by dressing up in drag, hoping to get sent home, because that’s what is supposed to happen. You don’t allow those who have proven mental or emotional illnesses to serve in the military. They are...
  • State Dept. Allows Embassies, Consulates to Acknowledge Pride Month

    06/10/2017 11:44:58 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 29 replies
    Pride Source ^ | 6/8/2017 | MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE
    A State Department spokesperson on Friday said embassies and consulates have received guidance that allows them to recognize Pride month. "Advancing the human rights of vulnerable groups including LGBTI persons is a core component of U.S. foreign policy," the spokesperson told the Washington Blade. "All people should be protected from discrimination and violence, and must be allowed to exercise their human rights, including their rights to the freedoms of expression, association, peaceful assembly, and religion or belief." "LGBTI Pride celebrations are an expression of these rights," added the spokesperson. "As such, the department has issued guidance to embassies and consulates...
  • Kathy Griffin: The First Family Is ‘Trying to Ruin My Life Forever’

    06/02/2017 10:59:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 127 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/2/17 | Nick Bolger
    Comedian Kathy Griffin held a press conference Friday with her attorney regarding the backlash surrounding the image of her holding up a faux severed head of President Donald Trump.During her opening statement, Griffin said the reaction from the White House is something that has never been seen before."A sitting president of the United States and his grown children and the first lady are personally—I feel—personally trying to ruin my life forever. Forever," the comic said. "You guys know him, he's never going to stop."Since images and video of her controversial photo shoot were posted earlier this week, Griffin has been...
  • Kathy Griffin INSANE Press Conference with Lisa Bloom 6/2/17

    06/02/2017 10:06:40 AM PDT · by Raebie · 127 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/2/17 | LIVE ON-AIR NEWS
    Kathy Griffin INSANE Press Conference with Lisa Bloom 6/2/17. Kathy Griffin and is holding a press conference on Friday in order to react to the continued outrage over her controversial photo shoot with a likeness of President Trump‘s head. Griffin has hired attorney Lisa Bloom, who announced that today’s event will “explain the true motivation behind the image, and respond to the bullying from the Trump family [Griffin] has endured.” Griffin’s photo shoot became an instant source of controversy this week, and it was strongly condemned from figures on both sides of the political aisle. The backlash has cost Griffin...
  • Kathy Griffin: Trump is 'trying to ruin my life' after photo scandal

    06/02/2017 10:42:51 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 116 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/2/2017 | Sandra Gonzalez, Chloe Melas
    (CNN) — Kathy Griffin is fighting back against the abuse and "death threats" she has received in light of controversial images released earlier this week that showed the comedian holding up a bloody head resembling that of President Donald Trump. In a news conference on Friday, Griffin's attorney Lisa Bloom accused Trump and his family of "using their power to target her." "If you don't stand up, you get run over," Griffin said. "What's happening to me has never happened in this great country. A sitting president of the U.S. ... is personally trying to ruin my life forever." Bloom...
  • Illinois Purges Social Workers And Foster Families Who Don’t ‘Facilitate’ Transgenderism

    05/30/2017 7:58:35 PM PDT · by Mafe · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 30, 2017 | Mary Hasson
    The science-deniers are running the LGBTQ show over at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), and dissenters will not be tolerated. The department’s new “enhanced” policies promoting the “well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) children and youth in the Department’s care” ratchet in one direction only: encouraging children towards LGBTQ identities. DCFS has drawn a rainbow-colored line in the sand, announcing it “will not tolerate exposing LGBTQ children and youth to staff/providers who are not supportive of children and youths’ right to self-determination of sexual/gender identity.”
  • The Insane Terrorist Atrocity Response Cycle Begins Again #lovewins

    05/24/2017 3:58:39 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 18 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 5.24.2017 | David Blackmon
    The cycle is now all too familiar: A radicalized Islamist commits an atrocity in which he murders dozens of innocent victims in a public space; first responders rush to the scene and treat the event as a law enforcement matter; even though everyone on the face of the earth recognizes the nature of the event (the fingerprints are by now ubiquitously recognizable), officials keep the name of the evil loser secret on the pretense of attempting to determine a “motive” for his actions; snowflakes and social justice warriors all over Twitter and Facebook agree on a common avitar and hashtag...
  • Deepak Chopra: Climbing Down from Trump Rage—Why We Must (Unintentionally hilarious)

    05/11/2017 5:58:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 11, 2017 | Deepak Chopra
    It’s still surreal—horribly surreal—and we aren’t about to wake up. The Trump presidency confronts the majority of Americans with a situation that has rapidly degenerated from shock and disbelief to rage and dread. The op-ed page of the New York Times has been reduced to perpetual teeth-grinding. Faint signs of hope from Donald Trump’s lips have proved to be illusions, the vagaries of a flimflam artist soaking up adulation for what amounts to a despicable regime. The last slender thread of hope, that the Republican-run Senate will stand up to him, is likely to snap soon. When there’s no escape,...
  • Are Liberals Hopelessly Irrational?

    04/29/2017 7:40:29 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 29 Apr, 2017 | Robert Arvay
    In theory, two intelligent people who disagree on something, should be able to discuss the matter and resolve the issue. In practice, I have (to my dismay) found this not to be the case. Some people seem never to learn from experience. For example, no matter how consistently liberal economic policies fail, progressives continue to believe that by doing the same thing repeatedly, they will get a different result. There are too many anecdotes to recount here, but two of them, from my personal experience, should suffice. I was employed in an office with mostly liberal coworkers. About two or...
  • Schumer Causes Scene At NYC Restaurant, Yells Donald Trump is ‘A Liar’

    03/28/2017 6:58:23 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 63 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 28, 2017 | Madeleine Weast
    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) reportedly caused a scene at a New York City restaurant on Sunday, where he was seen yelling at a wealthy and well-connected supporter of President Donald Trump, calling Trump "a liar." Schumer was dining at Upper East Side restaurant Sette Mezzo Sunday night with friends, according to Page Six. During the dinner, Schumer encountered former secretary of health, education, and welfare under President Jimmy Carter and domestic policy adviser to President Lyndon B. Johnson, Joseph A. Califano Jr. Califano was dining with his wife Hilary, the daughter of the founder and current chairman of CBS....
  • Judges’ ‘Twilight Zone’ logic in slapping Trump’s travel ban

    03/16/2017 7:57:24 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | 16 Mar, 2017 | Seth Lipsky
    Bing. Bing. Bing. Bing. You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind — a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone. Or, more formally, the United States Court for the District of Hawaii. That’s where Judge Derrick Watson has just blocked President Trump from suspending travel to America from certain Muslim countries seething with Islamist terrorism. Watson issued on Wednesday his own nationwide ban against Trump’s plan to stem migration from specific war zones. The president’s aim is to beef up the vetting...
  • Milk new symbol of hate?

    03/16/2017 4:15:27 PM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 52 replies
    Daily 49'er ^ | March 13, 2017 | Samantha Diaz
    When you think of milk, what first comes to your mind? If you’re a millennial, you probably think of strong bones, Got Milk? commercials, or maybe eating your favorite cereal while watching cartoons on a Saturday morning. What about racism? White nationalism? If you’re having trouble finding the connection between these institutions and milk, you’re not alone. You, along with the rest of the nation, have been so accustomed to hearing the benefits of milk that you probably didn’t even realize the subtle racism hidden in our health facts. It may not surprise you that the United States was founded...
  • Where Is the Left's Cognitive Dissonance?

    03/16/2017 7:56:20 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 16 Mar, 2017 | William F. Marshall
    Merriam-Webster defines cognitive dissonance as "psychological conflict resulting from simultaneously held incongruous beliefs and attitudes (as a fondness for smoking and a belief that it is harmful)." Given all the hypocritical stances taken by liberals these days, one might expect to see them quivering uncontrollably with dissonance-related tremors, or at least losing a lot of sleep. But I can't say I've seen any signs that liberals are very troubled. A few examples of their contradictory positions will serve to make my point. In the March 6 edition of The Wall Street Journal, "above the fold" on page A8 was a...
  • Terrifying arsenal of weapons among dozens seized in Met's gun amnesty

    02/12/2017 5:12:42 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 100 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | 2/10/2017 | DANIEL O’MAHONY
    This arsenal of firearms is among the dozens of weapons that have been taken off London’s streets during the Met’s latest gun amnesty. Since Monday 45 weapons have been surrendered across the capital as part of the Give Up Your Gun campaign, including shotguns, revolvers, rifles and handguns, Scotland Yard said. Detectives from the Met’s gang unit today urged anyone still in possession of an illegal firearm to hand it in before the amnesty ends on Sunday night.