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  • 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.
  • United pilot replaced after intercom rant while dressed as civilian

    02/12/2017 8:42:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 12, 2017
    United Airlines replaced a pilot before takeoff on Saturday after she boarded in civilian clothes and told passengers over the intercom that both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were liars and that she was getting a divorce, witnesses said. The airline on Sunday declined to identify the pilot or comment beyond a previous statement apologizing to customers, many of whom left the plane out of concern for their safety. The flight from Austin, Texas, to San Francisco took off with a new pilot about 90 minutes late, passengers said. "She shows up dressed like a civilian and asked us to...
  • VA Democrats call Republican Delegates "cheaters"....because....

    02/07/2017 6:12:55 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 16 replies
    From a friend....
    With everything going on in Richmond and Washington, you may have missed this, but it’s important: Republicans in the House of Delegates just passed a bill to make it more difficult to vote in the Commonwealth. The GOP voted along party lines to require proof of citizenship in order to vote -- something that courts have said is unlawful at the federal level. Not only that, but they argued for the bill using the same lies about “voter fraud” that Donald Trump has been using. But we know the truth: Voter fraud is a myth, and Republican laws that claim...
  • What Is Mental Wellness Under Trump?

    02/01/2017 10:51:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | February 1, 2017 | Amanda Gelender, Mental health advocate, tech diversity & inclusion + social impact professional
    I don’t know anyone who is doing “well” right now. Have we entered an era of perpetual anxiety and deep uncertainty? Is this the beginnings of what some historians are calling the rise of an authoritarian regime in the US? Having been in power for less than two weeks, Trump has already reinstated the Global Gag Rule, pledged to revive the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines, banned federal agencies and scientists from publicly reporting their findings, halted immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, pledged to build a wall on the Mexico border and much more. Like many of you,...
  • The Internet wants to give Chelsea Manning a hug

    01/15/2017 3:35:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | January 15, 2017 | Evan Greer, internationally touring queer singer/songwriter, parent, and activist
    Chelsea Manning saw injustice and stood up for what’s right. Now, she’s serving a 35 year sentence in an all-male military prison. She’s been systematically abused by the U.S. government, held in conditions that the UN considers to be torture, and has attempted suicide twice during her 7 years behind bars. But now there’s hope. NBC reports that she is on President Obama’s “short list” for commutation. The news has sparked a groundswell of support for Chelsea online. Hundreds of thousands of people have already taken action to support her, but now the message is simpler than ever. But now...
  • Army: Manning to lose transgender benefits

    01/18/2017 6:09:47 PM PST · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 18, 2017 | Mark Hensch
    The Army says former private Chelsea Manning will lose her military healthcare benefits despite President Obama’s commutation of her prison sentence. “If Pvt. Manning is discharged with a dishonorable discharge, she will lose her entitlement to [military] benefits, including gender-transition care at [military] medical treatment facilities,” Army spokeswoman Cynthia Smith told USA Today Wednesday. Smith said Manning’s dishonorable discharge was included in the terms of the 35-year prison sentence imposed on her in 2013. Manning was convicted of leaking classified information about U.S. national security activities that were later publicly disclosed by WikiLeaks. Smith said Manning could appeal her discharge...
  • Trump and the GOP Are Hell-Bent on Making America Sick Again (Projectile Vomit Alert)

    01/18/2017 10:41:27 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 30 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 1-19-2017 | David S. Cohen
    Earlier this month, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tried to turn Donald Trump's signature line – "Make America Great Again" – against him by saying that Trump was trying to "make America sick again." Though Schumer was talking specifically about the Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare, this slogan is becoming increasingly appropriate for the entirety of the GOP platform.
  • Man tries to light self on fire outside DC Trump hotel

    01/17/2017 8:52:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    WTOP-TV ^ | January 17, 2017 | Abigail Constantino, Liz Anderson and Keara Dowd
    A man ended up at the hospital Tuesday after he tried to light himself on fire outside the Trump International Hotel in Northwest D.C. Hotel employees called the police and D.C. Fire responded to a call of a man trying to set himself on fire around 9:30 p.m. NBC Washington reports that the man is from California and is protesting the election of Donald Trump. In a video the man can be heard saying he tried to light himself on fire as an act of protest. The man was taken to the hospital with burns. He is expected to be...
  • Human Rights Watch Labels U.S. a 'Human Rights Abuser' Because of Trump

    01/14/2017 8:24:50 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 14 Jan, 2017 | Rick Moran
    Human Rights Watch has taken Trump derangement syndrome to new heights with the release of its annual report that lists the United States of America as a human rights abuser on par with China, Egypt, and Syria. Their reason? Donald Trump's rhetoric during the recent presidential campaign. Trump has yet to take office and the Soros-funded HRW is already condemning the U.S. for policies that have yet to be enacted. The Daily Caller: As The New York Times notes, the designation of the U.S. as a major human rights abuser marks a first for HRW in the 27 years it...
  • It's Still a Mad, Mad California

    01/04/2017 6:35:36 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 28 replies
    National Review ^ | 1-3-17 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Coastal elites set rules for others, exempt themselves, and tolerate rampant lawlessness from illegal aliens.
  • Rosie O’Donnell Threatens: ‘Less Than 3 Weeks to Stop’ Trump

    01/02/2017 9:41:12 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 70 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | January 2, 2017 | Jerome Hudson
    Rosie O’Donnell kicked off the New Year much the same way she ended the old one — by attacking Donald Trump on social media. [She] shared a message ... to her 900,000-plus Twitter followers informing them that they have “less than 3 weeks to stop” the President-elect. “Donald Trump is mentally unstable,” O’Donnell wrote on Twitter, linking to a CNN report about a Trump biographer who says the President-elect had him escorted from a Trump-owned Florida golf course... Calling the incoming commander-in-chief mentally unstable is merely par for the course for the 54-year-old comedienne. Last May, O’Donnell confidently declared that...
  • Merkel re-elected as CDU party leader with big majority

    12/06/2016 4:45:48 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 6 December 2016 16:30 CET+01:00
    Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected as leader of the CDU at the party conference on Tuesday, meaning she will be their Chancellor candidate at next year’s election. Merkel received 89.5 percent of the votes from the roughly 1,000 delegates who were present at the conference in Essen, western Germany, according to German media. The vote secures her a further two years as leader of the party. […] While the vote share may sound impressive, it was the second worst score she has achieved and a significant drop from 2014 when 96.7 percent of delegates voted for her, and a further...
  • Watch Keith Olbermann’s Epic Response (shortened title... ultra-mega-maximum BARF ALERT)

    Famed sportscaster turned-political pundit Keith Olbermann tore into Donald Trump on today’s episode of the Resistance, slamming Trump for wondering whether the election that he himself won was rigged and into the mainstream media for giving Donald Trump’s absurd conspiracy theories the same coverage they would receive if they were serious concerns.