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  • (9th Circus) Court Says Californians Need (10 days) to Cool Off After Gun Buy

    02/16/2017 10:39:41 AM PST · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | February 14, 2017 | David Lombardo
    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower-court decision that would have struck down a 10-day waiting period for certain firearm purchases. The lower-court decision would have allowed existing gun owners and people with concealed-weapons permits to immediately take possession of a lawfully purchased firearm. [Snip] 9th Circuit Judge Mary Schroeder ... said someone who already owns a hunting rifle may want to buy a larger-capacity weapon that will do more damage when fired into a crowd. "A 10-day cooling-off period would serve to discourage such conduct and would impose no serious burden on the core...
  • DeVos irony: NBC News discovers that liberal homeschoolers do exist

    02/11/2017 6:03:33 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 40 replies
    GetReligion ^ | February 10, 2017 | Terry Mattingly
    Back in the days of intense Harry Potter warfare, I wrote an "On Religion" column in which a very articulate mother explained why she was seriously considering homeschooling her child. First of all, she said it was clear that her local public schools didn't take religion all that seriously. A kind of watered-down faith was OK, but she was sure that her family's intense religious beliefs and traditions would clash with the culture in nearby schools. She didn't want to have to compromise her family's beliefs in order to fit in. Then there those omnipresent books about a certain young...
  • MSM Treats Liberal And Conservative Women In Contrasting Manners That Its Impossible To Go Unnoticed

    02/07/2017 5:30:58 PM PST · by davikkm · 13 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    Left wing women are showered with praise in the media, while right wing women are harshly censured. During the 2016 Presidential Election, Hillary Clinton and Melania Trump were treated very differently. Distasteful liberal bias reared its ugly head, once again. Democrat nominee, Hillary Clinton was applauded for the white pantsuit that she wore to the third Presidential Debate. The media linked her attire to the Women’s Suffrage Movement and their connotations of virginal purity. Mrs. Clinton’s pantsuit was reported as having “invoked patriotism and the history of women’s struggle for political equality in America.” Soon-to-be First Lady, Melania Trump, wore...
  • Answering 15 Questions Liberals Wanted to Ask a Conservative Part 2

    02/04/2017 5:02:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 4, 2017 | John Hawkins
    Last week on Townhall I did a column called Answering 20 Questions Liberals Wanted to Ask a Conservative. In it, I noted that I had promised to answer liberal questions to conservatives without sarcasm. Since there was a great reaction to the column, I decided to do a part 2. IÂ’d like to give a special thanks to Conor Friedersdorf and Glenn Greenwald for helping me get liberal questions. Now, here are the answers. 1) Kamran ?@KamRancisco y are u so afraid of Muslims? Before 9-11, we were token Aladdin/Apu. Laughably, we are now out to destroy USA?As a matter...
  • I have officially stopped watching Supergirl.

    01/30/2017 7:18:01 PM PST · by Castigar · 132 replies
    1/30/2017 | Castigar
    Supergirl has been taken over by liberals
  • Liberal Media Bend Over Backwards To Avoid Describing March For Life As Pro-Life

    01/27/2017 6:26:43 PM PST · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/27/17 | Peter Hasson
    Liberal media outlets bent over backwards to avoid describing the March for Life as pro-life, relying exhaustively terms like “anti-abortion” or “abortion opponents” to describe the hundreds of thousands of pro-life marchers in Washington, D.C. on Friday. “Anti-Abortion Groups Hold Triumphant Rally After Obama Years” was how the Associated Press titled its coverage of the march, later referring to the pro-life marchers as a “politically ascendant anti-abortion movement.” “Vice President Mike Pence told the crowd at the March for Life that anti-abortion policies were a top priority of the new administration,” was how the AP story described Pence’s speech, which...
  • Justin Trudeau booed at disastrous town hall as polls show lowest approval ever

    01/27/2017 11:34:35 AM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 125 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/25/2017 | Frances Martel
    A poll released Tuesday found Canadians disenchanted with liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose approval ratings have fallen to their lowest since he assumed the nation’s highest office. The Forum Poll™, a public opinion firm, released their numbers while Trudeau was visiting western Calgary. Having called for “phasing out” oil sands from the nation’s economy, Calgarians greeted Trudeau with loud boos and, in some instances, barely managed to let Trudeau answer their barbed questions. Forum found that 48 percent of Canadians approve of the job Trudeau is doing as Prime Minister, the first time his approval has crossed the 50...
  • Women's March Speaker a Torturer and Murderer

    01/26/2017 10:44:29 PM PST · by bogusname · 39 replies
    One of the wonderful Liberal Guest Speakers at the Women's March,Donna Hylton, was convicted as an accessory to murder in the 1985 torture/murder of Thomas Vigliarole. Donna and her friends. stuck a three foot metal rod up his behind, squeezed his testicles with a pair of pliers, burned him, beat him and starved him.
  • Dear Liberals, Progressives, Socialists, this clip's for you

    01/26/2017 6:45:19 AM PST · by Cold War Veteran - Submarines · 2 replies
    I keep reading posts about Libs heads exploding so this clip is dedicated to that thought.
  • Hillary Supporter Has Epic Meltdown At Starbucks Coffee Shop - Liberal Meltdown

    01/24/2017 8:54:31 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/23/17 | Cool Video Bro
    Hillary Supporter Has Epic Meltdown At Starbucks Coffee Shop - Liberal Meltdown  Liberal holds up the line at Starbucks to give an epic speech to the woman working there. The woman working there only had one question for her. "Is It Vanilla or Caramel" "It's Caramel"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_E8IyEL0Ls&feature=youtu.be
  • MS state senator blasts "unhappy liberal women" fueling social media firestorm - Freep This Poll

    01/24/2017 6:40:22 AM PST · by Howard Morrison · 19 replies
    MS News Now ^ | January 24, 2017 | Mary Grace Brantley
    JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Mississippi state senator has created a firestorm on social media after a post on his Facebook page targeting the Women's March on Washington.
  • SHOCK VIDEO: Rebel reporter assaulted at Women's March — $1,000 reward to find him

    01/22/2017 8:39:53 PM PST · by mkleesma · 47 replies
    The Rebel ^ | Today | Ezra Levant
    Yesterday our Alberta bureau chief, Sheila Gunn Reid, was hit in the face by an NDP thug, right on the steps of the Alberta Legislature. Here's Sheila's report:
  • VIDEO: WRETCHED LIBERAL HAG Removed From Plane After Harassing Trump Supporter

    01/22/2017 12:48:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 87 replies
    eVERYtHING ^ | Published on Jan 22, 2017 | unknown
    VIDEO: WRETCHED LIBERAL HAG Removed From Plane After Harassing Trump Supporter
  • Liberal Protester Screams In Agony As Trump Sworn In

    01/21/2017 10:49:15 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 41 replies
    Thought this might make Freepers laugh....  Enjoy the Theatrics!  https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=r2lFeEpNmo4        
  • Facebook FUnny DUmmy

    01/19/2017 5:22:33 PM PST · by Eagles Field · 7 replies
    1-19-17 | MK Colin
    This I posted on FB DU ... any angst-riiden pablum replies I'll post ... I want to give a heartfelt thank you to Democratic Underground. You’ve been steadfast at every turn despite the hurdles thrown in your path. I read a post on FR called DUmmies FUnnies, it seems quite popular. Oh my goodness did we laugh, somewhat drop-jawed, not by your consistent legendary idiocy unsurpassed. But the extra added bonus of your misery. We knew you were by any definition psychotic, wrong about everything- history’s truth the barometer, angry deflecting losers, cowardly beyond measure. Your salty tears our sustenance....
  • Food and Water Action-a Freep is Needed

    01/19/2017 3:23:15 PM PST · by FlipWilson · 28 replies
    Vanity | Me
    I was sitting at home tonight when the door bell rang. I answered and Young dude introduces himself as representing the food and water organization. His claim? He claims that they are pressuring lawmakers to invest in infrastructure to replace lead pipes in urban areas. He wanted me to sign a petition and donate. I examined the petition and losing led up the website to find this: http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org I kicked his false pretense liberal ass off of my porch. I think this organization could use a freeping.
  • Pittsburgh Carpet Salesman Speaks: "We 'Deplorables' Aren't So Bad, Once You Get To Know Us"

    Authored by Lou Weiss - a Pittsburg carpet salesman - via The Wall Street Journal,If you’ve lost your bearings in Trump’s America, your conservative friend can help you find them.Since the shocking presidential election result, many people have approached me with quizzical expressions, some with tears in their eyes. I live among the adorables, but I think like a deplorable. To them I am that most exotic creature—a conservative Republican—and they really seem to want to understand the mind-set of those who voted for Donald Trump (or, like me, weren’t heartbroken when he won). Some have felt the need...
  • Study Confirms Conservatives REALLY ARE More Attractive…

    01/12/2017 3:32:15 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 20 replies
    Louder With Crowder ^ | January 11 2017 | Team Crowder
    Over recent years, you’ve no doubt noticed an unnerving trend among leftists. They tend to be snot gobbling sewer beasts. Not only in terms of spirit but physical appearance. As it turns out it’s not just your imagination, the facts agree with us on the matter. According to a recent study, numbers confirm that beauty is more often associated with conservatism. A happy coincidence…
  • Rubio prepared to do what's right (for who?)

    01/11/2017 2:44:29 PM PST · by Raycpa · 59 replies
    11/11/2016 | Tweet
    Asked by @mkraju if he is prepared to hold up the Tillerson nom in committee, @MarcoRubio responds "I prepared to do what is right."
  • A List Of My Favorite Things I Learned From My Liberal Facebook Friends

    01/10/2017 6:25:00 PM PST · by vannrox · 18 replies
    Tumblr post ^ | 11JAN17 | unknown
    A List Of My Favorite Things I Learned From My Liberal Facebook Friends Social media now makes us more readily aware of our friends' and families' opinions, which can cause quite the collision in your friendships. However, it's important to remember that having friends with a difference of opinion around can provide for an opportunity to learn a little something from one another. Proving just that, let me present you with a list of things I learned from my friends on the left. political-dissonance Gender is an arbitrary societal construct, but Hillary must be elected because we need a female...
  • Hollywood—According To Those "In The Know"

    01/10/2017 4:40:03 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    H.O.M.E. ^ | Wayne Lela
    (Author's note: This is the original, unedited version of the article, though I continually update it with relevant material.) Actors and actresses and comedians and comediennes have exerted enormous influence over this society via TV and cinema. Assuming we should know more about the kind of people exerting that influence, the following. As will be shown, drug use, prostitution (i.e., trading sexual favors for movie roles), and mental illness are very common in Hollywood. Various entertainment writers have drawn attention to the widespread use of illegal drugs in Hollywood.
  • Are You a Conservative, or Are You in the Liberal Propaganda Bubble?

    01/10/2017 10:10:56 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/10/17 | Greg Penglis
    Liberal propaganda bubble--Burst one today I thought it would be instructive to offer you a quiz that you can take and share, to show whether you deal in truth, or whether you choose to believe the lies and propaganda of the Clinton campaign and the Leftist media. As was more than adequately demonstrated last night, Meryl Streep is deeply into the propaganda bubble, and so she actually believes her own lies. She doesn’t even realize she is telling lies. She expects you to believe her lies too. She can’t imagine any sane person not believing those lies. Such is the...
  • The Stunning Deceit and Ignorance of the “Champions of Science”

    01/08/2017 7:16:01 AM PST · by DWW1990 · 5 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 1/8/2017 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    Time and again the American left—led by the mainstream media, Hollywood elite, and the Democrat Party—lectures us about the ignorance of conservatives, Christians, and anyone else who isn’t devoted to a “progressive” (amazing how regressive is “progressivism”) worldview. With their talk shows, columns, commercials, movies, sitcoms, roundtables, protests, Facebook posts, tweets, and the like, liberals unashamedly, repeatedly, and without hesitation (and often without much thought) denigrate those with whom they disagree. Yet, time and again, as they preach their philosophy and live out their “faith,” it is liberals who are stubbornly hindered by the facts of science and morality. Examples...
  • Singer resigns from Mormon Tabernacle Choir, says she ‘could never look myself . . .

    12/30/2016 2:03:09 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 49 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | December 29, 2016 | Peggy Fletcher Stack
    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's acceptance of the invitation to sing at Donald Trump's inauguration has spawned widespread debate among the faithful and thousands of signatures on a petition demanding the decision's reversal. Now the choir's participation has even more fallout: the resignation of a female singer. "Since 'the announcement,' I have spent several sleepless nights and days in turmoil and agony. I have reflected carefully on both sides of the issue, prayed a lot, talked with family and friends, and searched my soul," Jan Chamberlin wrote in a resignation letter to the choir president and choir members. "I've tried to...
  • Don’t Let Trump’s Win Fool You—America’s Getting More Liberal

    12/24/2016 7:13:48 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 68 replies
    Wired ^ | 15 Dec, 2016 | AUTHOR: ISSIE LAPOWSKY
    IN ONE OF the most incisive pieces of post-election pop culture so far, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock on Saturday Night Live school an election night party full of blithely ignorant white liberals on the deep, persistent currents of American racism. “Because of changing demographics, there might never be another Republican president in this country,” cast member Beck Bennett says in the sketch. Chappelle glares at him, dumbfounded. “Word?” he says. “You ever been around this country before?” The gag of course is the fact that, as a black man, Chappelle has seen the country at its ugliest, its least...
  • Brighton (NY) Town Supervisor Criticizes Wegmans for N.C. Expansion Amid 'Bathroom Bill' Turmoil

    BRIGHTON, N.Y. -- The "Bathroom Bill" situation in North Carolina prompted a Rochester area politician to call out a local company about doing business in North Carolina. Brighton Town Supervisor Bill Moehle tweeted about Wegmans' expansion plans into North Carolina and why the company should wait until North Carolina repeals HB2 and restores legal structure for its new governor. Wegmans replied, saying they have no plans to cancel their stores at this time.
  • Did Media's Anti-Trump Hysteria Cause Murder of UPS Driver?

    12/22/2016 7:52:18 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies
    © COPYRIGHT 2016, FRONTPAGEMAG.COM ^ | December 20, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    An Ithaca man accused of killing a UPS driver said in court Monday afternoon that not only did he believe he shot and killed Donald Trump, but that no evidence could be presented to him to suggest otherwise. Justin R. Barkley, 38, said during his arraignment and subsequent attempt to plead guilty, "I shot and killed Donald Trump purposely, intentionally and very proudly." Now obviously Barkley is out of his mind. But the murder of an innocent man is another example of how the media's climate of hate can backfire. Did the media's paranoid fantasies about Trump feed into Barkley's...
  • FAKE HATE: The Face of Liberal Bigotry.

    12/22/2016 8:36:17 AM PST · by rface · 9 replies
    Fake Hate Crimes ^ | assorted | assorted
    U-M student made up story about man threatening to burn hjiab, police say..Dec 21, 2016. An African-American man set fire and vandalized a predominantly black church. He was part of the congregation: 2016-11-01 Leland Mississippi .Post-election anti-Latino message at Elon U. turns out to be a hoax … by a Latino student.Cops: Man faked 'KKK' hate crime, own kidnapping after lighting car on fire . Seweid faces two misdemeanor charges after admitting to lying about a hate crime.. Texas Muslim Pleads Guilty to Setting Fire to His Own Mosque. .more....
  • Montage: The Media’s 10 Most Mortifying Moments of 2016

    12/21/2016 4:15:26 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 25 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 21 Dec 16 | Staff
    VideoIn a year known mostly for mayhem, misfortune, and madness, America’s media quickly proved themselves fit for narrating this first draft of history. All too often, when the news got tough, the TV news got weird. Embarrassingly weird. While picking 10 of the most egregious examples was no easy task, we’ve whittled thousands of clips down to four minutes’ worth that we think represent 2016 in a (really disfigured) nutshell. Without further ado, here are the media’s 10 most mortifying moments of 2016. 10. After Donald Trump’s underdog victory, many in the media looked for scapegoats. But Comedy Central’s Samantha...
  • Crazy Guy Murders UPS Driver, Claims He Was Killing Donald Trump

    12/20/2016 7:09:46 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 54 replies
    the Daily Caller ^ | 12/20/16 | Blake Neff
    A New York man’s legal defense for murdering a UPS driver is apparently to claim he thought he was brutally killing president-elect Donald Trump instead. Justin Barkley, a 38-year-old Ithaca man, is charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of William Schumacher in a Wal-Mart parking lot Dec. 8. But during Barkley’s arraignment hearing Monday, during which he attempted to enter a guilty plea, Barkley says the person he killed was Trump, not Schumacher. “I shot and killed Donald Trump purposely, intentionally and very proudly,” Barkley said at the hearing....When asked whether he could be convinced otherwise, Barkley replied...
  • A premature Clinton celebration: Introducing "Madam President, Hillary Clinton Wins!

    12/20/2016 8:01:22 AM PST · by JonPreston · 55 replies
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/232176792787 ^ | 11/9/16 | Eifrig Publishing
    VIDEO, hit me The day after the election, a local publisher had plans to stock shelves with a new book featuring Hillary Clinton. Penny Eifrig, owner of the Eifrig Publishing LLC, said it was a bold move to have the book "Introducing Madam President" ready to go. But after adding up the electoral votes early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump defeated Clinton. Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. "I thought that this is a story that I need to tell, this is a great story. People don't talk about the female candidates, people don't know that anybody...
  • Time to Finish Off Liberalism is Now

    12/17/2016 2:16:28 PM PST · by EQAndyBuzz · 44 replies
    Self | 12/17/2016 | EQAndyBuzz
    This is what we have been up against. From Alinsksy, "“Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.” Power is derived from 2 main sources – money and people. “Have-Nots” must build power from flesh and blood. “Never go outside the expertise of your people.” It results in confusion, fear and retreat. Feeling secure adds to the backbone of anyone. “Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy.” Look for ways to increase insecurity, anxiety and uncertainty. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.” If the rule is that...
  • Meltdown: Justin Trudeau Defends Presence at Elite Fundraisers as Approval Plummets

    12/14/2016 11:41:04 AM PST · by billorites · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 14, 2016 | Frances Martel
    Liberal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the nation’s House of Commons Tuesday that he has attended lavish fundraisers for his family’s foundation to “create economic growth for the middle class.” His defense of his participation in fundraisers thrown by the Pierre Trudeau Foundation – which he renounced his official position in upon becoming the leader of the Liberal Party – follows an admission that he allowed attendees to lobby him at these fundraisers, a clear violation of Liberal Party bylaws. The metastasizing cash-for-access scandal follows a calamitous month for Canada’s Liberals in which, partly triggered by Trudeau’s effusive praise...
  • World-wide, global trash fires are the Inheritance of all liberals

    12/12/2016 7:28:18 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/12/16 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    Ridicule them. Mock them. Challenge them, call them liars, call them names of shame and blame. But don’t—EVER—for one thin moment or instance, EVER believe them I think Democrat, Liberal, Progressive fanatics are funny. They are funny to watch melting down over Trump’s win. They are hilarious to watch as they flail and scrabble to invent the next Fake News lie to try and harm or take down their arch-enemy. It’s like in some 1941 serial cliffhanger—the heroic Captain Trump, “strange” visitor from another planet, vs The Evil Dark Scorpion.
  • LIBERAL INDOCTRINATION TRUMPS EDUCATION AT U.S. COLLEGES

    12/10/2016 5:52:05 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/10/16 | Jeff Crouere
    On our college campuses, today, politically correct professors and liberal proselytization is protected, while whistle-blowers and open debate are condemned Higher education in America is in crisis, not just because of spiraling tuition costs, but because of the toxic atmosphere on campuses. The disease of political correctness has taken root in our colleges and the causes being championed relate very little to the supposed education being offered on campuses.
  • Pittsburgh council prez says conversion therapy is 'soul murder'

    12/08/2016 6:33:21 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 42 replies
    PGHTrib.com ^ | 12/7/2016 | Bob Bauder
    Pittsburgh City Council on Wednesday advanced legislation that would prohibit licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to “conversion therapy,” the practice of attempting to change a person's sexual orientation. The legislation is intended to protect gay and transgender people younger than 18 and was a response to the election of Republican Donald Trump and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as president and vice president, said council President Bruce Kraus, a South Side Democrat. Kraus, who is gay, called conversion therapy “a form of soul murder.” “I think it's obvious if anyone has followed national news there's clearly been a change...
  • Tucker Carlson's Nightly Takedown of Lib: December 5th, 2016 Edition(video)

    12/06/2016 8:15:28 AM PST · by rktman · 60 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 12/5/2016 | Stephen Kruiser
    As I mentioned last week, I was never much of a Tucker Carlson fan until FNC gave him this new show. Now I'm checking almost every weeknight to see if he's embarrassed yet another lib. My biggest worry at this point is that they will all eventually catch on and refuse to appear on his show. Tonight's victim was a smug college kid who came armed with the mustache of a 12-year-old boy and not much else. Enjoy.
  • How I Ended Up In A Psych Ward On Election Night

    12/01/2016 3:27:20 PM PST · by PROCON · 107 replies
    HUFFPO ^ | No. 29, 2016 | Benjamin Ryan
    I found out Donald Trump had won the Electoral College while midstream in providing a urine sample for the emergency psychiatric staff of a New York City public hospital. The unlockable bathroom door in this unescapable wing was ajar, and I could hear the victorious Mike Pence’s sinister Sunday-school baritone taunting me with the truth from the hallway television. For the preceding witching hours of election night, I had lain in a fetal position amidst a cast of anonymous men nursing their own crises, my hands clasped tightly over my ears. It wasn’t that I minded the howls of the...
  • Tim Kaine initially blames ‘gun violence’ for Ohio State car-and-knife attack

    11/30/2016 3:52:42 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine said Monday he was saddened by the “senseless act of gun violence” at Ohio State University, even though the attacker used a butcher knife and a car. Mr. Kaine, who ran on the 2016 Democratic ticket with presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, was accused of pushing a gun-control agenda after his Twitter post blaming firearms for the siege. Eleven people were injured in a rampage by Somali-born student Abdul Razak Ali Artan, who drove into a crowd on a sidewalk and then chased bystanders with a knife in what is being investigated as a possible act of...
  • 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.
  • Donald Trump Has Broken the Constitution

    11/27/2016 8:11:08 PM PST · by rockinqsranch · 75 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Nov 9, 2016 | Garrett Epps
    But I know this as well: Trump was elected President on November 8. But he is not my president and he never will be.
  • Trudeau’s turn from cool to laughing stock

    11/27/2016 11:07:48 AM PST · by b_Cap37 · 78 replies
    It was bound to happen sooner or later. Ever since his election as Canada’s prime minister last October, Justin Trudeau has revelled in global tributes, raves and swoons. He’s the Disney prince with the trippy dance moves, the groovy Haida tattoo and the gender-balanced cabinet. He’s the last best hope for globalization, the star attraction at the Pride Parades, the hero of the Paris Climate Summit, the guy everyone wants a selfie with. Trudeau made himself synonymous with Canada. He made Canada cool again. It was fun while it lasted. By the early hours of Saturday morning, Havana time, Trudeau...
  • How to get more women involved in politics

    11/22/2016 6:38:32 PM PST · by Mandingo Conservative · 21 replies
    NY MAG ^ | Nov 16, 2016 | Claire Landsbaum
    The United States has an abysmal record on women in politics. As of last spring, just 20 percent of national-level seats were held by women, and the local numbers are just as bad. And although that number rose slightlythis election cycle, we’re nowhere close to the 50/50 ratio of nations like, say, Iceland.
  • College liberals think people who voted for Trump and Brexit are dumb (trunc)

    11/22/2016 3:59:03 PM PST · by Sergio · 16 replies
    London Daily Mail ^ | 11-22-2016 | Kate Hopkins
    Full title: College liberals think people who voted for Trump and Brexit are dumb but letting them brainwash our society is what's stupid ...Outraged at the prospect of a right-winger speaking freely at a state-funded school, the Department for Education's counter-extremism unit stuck on its full riot gear announcing Milo posed a threat to both the security and reputation of the school. Rather than let the 220 pupils who had signed up to hear him speak, listen, challenge him and make up their own minds, it was decided that exposing pupils to anything other than a liberal viewpoint could be...
  • British people are pleading for Barack Obama to move to the UK and become Prime Minister

    11/18/2016 1:46:25 PM PST · by SaveFerris · 91 replies
    Indy100 ^ | Posted 8 days ago | by Narjas Zatat
    Britain and the US appear to be going through similar crises of identity. Across the pond, Donald Trump’s incredibly divisive victory has seen protests across the country. The state of the UK isn’t much better: Theresa May’s Brexit bumbling and the High Court’s decision to leave Article 50 to an MPs' vote has left the country thoroughly frustrated. But there seems to be a solution forming in the minds of Britons: Poach the American leaving office.
  • 12 Liberals Who Deserve the Karma of a Trump Presidency

    11/16/2016 6:59:47 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 11 replies
    Lifezette.com ^ | November 15th, 2016 | Jim Stinson
    Trump’s win also delivers a well-earned rebuke of unparalleled magnitude to many on the Left. They worked hard to earn this rebuke throughout 2015 and 2016. There are many, but here are the top 12 liberals who deserve Election Day’s results the most.
  • Donald Trump Is the End of Global Politics as We Know It

    11/15/2016 5:15:16 PM PST · by Forgiven_Sinner · 32 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | NOVEMBER 11, 2016 | BY YASCHA MOUNK
    The only thing that makes nightmares tolerable is that you never do experience the consequences. You might be falling from a great height, but you wake up — or miraculously change scenery — before you can hit the ground, or even wonder about survival. For most of the world, Donald Trump’s election feels like a nightmare that lacks that one saving grace. For the last few days we have all been in free fall, with the ground fast approaching, except that we also know we are wide awake.
  • Distraught students get therapy dogs to cope with Trump’s win

    11/15/2016 12:24:02 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 15th, 2016 | Emily Smith
    New York City schoolchildren still unable to process Donald Trump’s victory are getting more help — from therapy dogs.
  • How do you convert a liberal?

    11/14/2016 5:47:39 AM PST · by MrChips · 82 replies
    Vanity | November 14, 2016 | Mr. Chips
    Many people are liberal before they become conservative. That was true for me. What changed? Well, in my case, it seems to have been a combination of reading conservative authors . . . Buckley, Will, C.S. Lewis, T.S. Eliot, catholic theologians such as Hitchcock . . . with a new interest in religion. My faith became stronger. I had been to a university which was deeply religious (no, it was not Catholic), but that influence merely planted the seeds of my faith. I remained blindly liberal while still on campus. Of course, it did not hurt that I reacted to...
  • This is who is to blame for Trump (Video) [considerable profanity alert]

    11/12/2016 2:46:28 PM PST · by CharlesWayneCT · 26 replies
    Viral Video ^ | 11/12/2016 | Jonathan Pie
    This is a video from a liberal explaining that Donald Trump won because liberals no longer know how to discuss anything, and they picked a horrible candidate. I don't agree with his premise, or his opinion of Donald Trump, but he's pretty spot on about how liberals believe calling people names and shutting down discussion is "persuasive", and how if you tell people they are racist they won't likely listen to you. I found the video entertaining anyway, even though he buys the media spin about Donald Trump hook, line, and sinker. https://www.facebook.com/viralthread/videos/598130190359668/