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  • Meet Andrea Jenkins, the first openly transgender black woman elected to public office in the U.S.

    11/09/2017 10:06:20 AM PST · by simpson96 · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/8/2017 | Marwa Eltagouri
    The nation’s transgender community, after a year of tremendous opposition from state legislatures and the president, is rejoicing Tuesday over the election of Andrea Jenkins, who gender advocates say has made history as the first openly transgender black woman elected to public office in the United States. Jenkins, who has been elected to the Minneapolis City Council, became the second openly transgender candidate to win a race Tuesday night. Democrat Danica Roem is poised to be the first openly transgender person elected and seated in a state legislature in the country, beating a 13-term Virginia incumbent who called himself the...
  • 18 Manly scents

    08/16/2017 5:05:41 PM PDT · by vannrox · 102 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | 8JUL13 | Brett & Kate McKay
    Just about four years ago we published a post on 15 Manly Smells. The article received a ton of comments from folks who wanted to add their own favorite manly smells to the list, and the other day I found myself lost in enjoyment reading over them all again. So many of the additions were so great and evocative and so worthy of mention, and as the first post was one of my all-time favorites, I couldn’t resist compiling another edition. Enjoy and add your still unmentioned favorites to the comments!Black Coffee “My favorite scent, not just manly scent,...
  • The Importance of Fathers (According to Science)

    08/11/2017 6:13:42 AM PDT · by vannrox · 9 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | June 19, 2015 | Brett and Kate McKay
    In 1960, only 10% of children were raised without a father in the home.Today, 40% are.There are many reasons behind this sobering statistic. The clichéd case of a man knocking up a woman, and then leaving town never to return certainly still occurs.But sometimes a man’s ex-wife petitions for primary custody of their kids, and sympathetic family courts unjustly grant this request about 80% of the time.And there is an increasing number of women — who for various reasons cannot or do not want to raise their children with a boyfriend or husband — who intentionally choose to become...
  • The most valuable gift is your time. Spend it with dad.

    08/10/2017 5:09:20 PM PDT · by vannrox · 9 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | | June 10, 2016 | Brett & Kate McKay
    This post is brought to you by Dockers®. What’s this? Father’s Day is next week. It’s a day to remember dad and tell him thanks for all the things he’s done for you. If you’re a dad, it’s a time to remember the important role you have in your children’s lives.We often celebrate Father’s Day by getting dad a nice gift — a fishing pole, a tie, maybe an awesome power drill. While such a gesture shows your thoughtfulness and will likely be much appreciated by Dad, the most precious gift you can give can’t be wrapped up in...
  • The Complete Guide to What Every Man Should Keep in His Car

    08/09/2017 4:42:52 PM PDT · by vannrox · 117 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | January 27, 2017 | AoM Team
    When I was growing up, I noticed that my father kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a game warden, but most of the things were for emergency situations that could happen to anyone. And there were plenty of times when my dad was able to put those supplies to work.Be it a maintenance issue or a snowstorm, keeping the following items in your vehicle can save you time and discomfort, and perhaps even your very life, should an emergency arise. Obviously, the necessity of some items depends...
  • Naked man arrested after video shows him slapping Houston cop before being Tasered [Video]

    07/05/2017 3:56:02 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 15 replies
    Daily News ^ | 7/4/17 | Elizabeth Elizalde
    A naked man caught on video spraying a Houston police officer with pesticide and then slapping him in the face before being Tasered has been arrested. Keith Dean, 49, had earlier been spotted wandering the streets stark naked. A Good Samaritan offered him a towel to cover himself but the suspect instead demanded the man's watch before fleeing into the Metro Fannin South Transit Center as police responded to the scene, ABC13 reported. Video taken by witness Ben Marquina of the June 6 incident shows the train doors opening and Dean spraying pesticide at the officers before slapping one of...
  • TRUMP Does The UNTHINKABLE! Secret Service Goes CRAZY! Asks Man To Say A Few Words To Crowd!

    02/19/2017 6:45:16 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/19/17 | James Munder
    This guy is freaking out.  Too funny.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS89Osy0Ook  
  • Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all priests

    11/21/2016 8:37:06 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 150 replies
    AOL News ^ | November 21, 2016 | Reuters
    VATICAN CITY, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Monday extended indefinitely to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors. Francis, who has made a more inclusive and forgiving Roman Catholic Church a characteristic of his papacy, made the announcement in a document known as an "apostolic letter" after Sunday's close of the Church's "Holy Year of Mercy". He said he wanted to "restate as firmly as I can that abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life" but "there is no sin...
  • A Sabbath Meditation on Creation...

    In the creation God spoke everything into existence- “Let their be Light…let the seas teem with life…let the waters be divided above and below,,,” and because God said it, it came to pass. By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth… Let all the earth fear the Lord: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.(Psalm 33:6-9)But when God created man, he used his own hands- and in a...
  • Man Reunited With Dog That Was Missing for 3 Years

    09/22/2016 4:20:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway
    WMUR ^ | 9/9
    The Soberanes Fire — which continues to burn throughout California’s Monterey County — is officially the most expensive in the United States’ history, with costs topping $208.4 million, the Associated Press reports. California already sustains the highest annual wildfire costs of any state. And, as KPCC reports, this year’s fire season as a whole—which has included scorchers like the Blue Cut, Soberanes, and Sand Fires — could prove to be the most expensive for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) since 2000. The Soberanes Fire, which began on July 22nd after an illegal campfire, is only 71 percent contained, according to the...
  • Man told toddler to put up his dukes before fatal beating: cops

    08/25/2016 2:02:52 PM PDT · by BBell · 51 replies
    http://nypost.com ^ | 8/25/16 | Jamie Schram
    A New Jersey man picked a fight with his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son, telling the defenseless toddler to put up his dukes before beating him to death. Zachary Tricoche, 24, of Pennsauken was arraigned Tuesday in Camden County Superior Court on murder charges after his pathetic attempt at a boxing match with little Jamil Baskerville Jr., who weighed a mere 29 pounds.Tricoche was then transferred to Camden County Jail, where he’s being held on $1 million cash bail. Just prior to the Saturday night attack, Tricoche had gotten into a heated argument with his girlfriend over food she had purchased that...
  • ‘Body Man’ Reggie Love Sends Out Strange Email Requesting Birthday Wishes for Obama

    08/02/2016 6:28:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/2/16 | Jim Hoft
    Hmmm. Reggie Love sent out this bizarre fundraising email Tuesday night. There have always been fringe rumors about a romantic relationship between Reggie and Barack. This email doesn’t help. Reggie even emphasizes his position as Barack’s “body man” in the email.
  • EU slaps record cartel fine of $3.24 billion on truck firms

    07/20/2016 10:01:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 19, 2016 10:45 AM EDT | Raf Casert
    The European Union has slapped its biggest ever cartel fine, worth $3.24 billion and twice the previous record, on several of Europe’s top truck producers for colluding to keep prices artificially high at the expense of consumers. EU Antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said EU-based MAN, Volvo/Renault, Daimler, Iveco and DAF “colluded on the pricing and on passing on the costs for meeting environmental standards to customers.” Germany’s Daimler received the biggest fine of €1 billion ($1.1 billion), followed by €752 million ($832 million) for DAF of the Netherlands, €670 million ($741 million) for Volvo/Renault and €494 million ($546 million) for...
  • The One-Stop Shop Guide to Lumber

    07/10/2016 8:54:19 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 66 replies
    Art of Manliness ^ | March 4, 2015 | Staff
    As I’ve mentioned in previous posts over the years, while I’m not the handiest or craftiest guy, I do make an effort to expand my DIY skills when I can. One thing that often leaves me scratching my head is purchasing lumber whenever I take on a project that requires it. You’d think lumber would be simple; it’s just going and buying a piece of wood, right? But it’s surprisingly complex. There are so many choices that, even with a supply list in hand, I often find myself wandering the lumber section at the home improvement store for 20 minutes...
  • 100 Skills Every Man Should Know

    07/05/2016 5:14:18 AM PDT · by vannrox · 85 replies
    The Art of Manliness ^ | 28SEP15 | AoM Team
    It’s been fodder for many a heated debate among men for centuries.What skills should every man know?A vast amount of ink and e-ink has been spilled on the subject. But why?Part of being a man is being competent and effective in the world. To do that, you’ve got to have skills. A man wants to know (or at least feel like he knows) that no matter what situation he’s placed in, he’ll be able to handle himself — to act rather than be acted upon. Hence our incessant drive to figure out what skills we’ll need to know in...
  • <h1>The Importance of Creating a Family Culture</h1>

    07/04/2016 4:37:57 PM PDT · by vannrox · 11 replies
    The Art of Manliness ^ | July 2013 | Brett & Kate McKay
    Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at their house – there was such a great atmosphere there that you kind of felt like you were coming home whenever you stopped over. The parents were happy. The kids were all well-adjusted and generally did the right thing. Everyone in the family seemed to genuinely love, respect, and care about each other. They all truly enjoyed each other’s company and had a blast doing things together. Sure, they...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama Flexes Muscles While Harvesting White House Kitchen Garden

    06/07/2016 4:19:12 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | 6/6/2016 | Arlette Saenz
    First Lady Michelle Obama hosted children from across the country to harvest the White House Kitchen Garden today -- and it was hard work.The first lady joined students in gathering nutritious items like kale, fennel and turnips from the garden, all to be prepared into a fresh meal minutes later. When she finished, she jokingly flexed her muscles. “Folks across the country are starting to do what we're doing here at the White House, and it's really helping a lot of kids eat better,” the first lady told the children. “You guys are champions in that effort.” The White House...
  • NYC recognizes thirty-one (31) genders

    05/25/2016 2:30:07 PM PDT · by upchuck · 11 replies
    May 25, 2016
    This is ridiculous! New York City now recognizes 31 forms of gender dysphoria.PDF file (363KB download) h/t to a New Jersey friend.
  • Lynch: States Can't 'Insist' a Man is a Man and a Woman is a Woman, If Person Feels Otherwise

    05/11/2016 5:04:10 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 74 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/11/16
    The U.S. Justice Department is putting the feelings of transgenders -- men who think they are women and women who think they are men -- above the privacy rights of the vast majority of people who don't contest the biological facts of who they actually are. "And what we must not do, what we must never do, is turn on our neighbors, our family members, our fellow Americans for something that they cannot control and deny what makes them human," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday. "[N]one of us can stand by when a state enters the business of...
  • Agitated man climbs atop 80-foot tree in downtown Seattle, won't come down

    03/23/2016 8:06:20 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 48 replies
    KOMONews.com ^ | 3-23-2016 | BY KOMO STAFF
    SEATTLE - Police and firefighters spent much of Tuesday and Wednesday morning trying to coax down a man who climbed to the top of downtown Seattle's iconic 80-foot-tall Sequoia tree and has refused to come down. Crews brought a ladder truck to the scene, at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Stewart Street, after receiving reports of a man stuck in the upper branches of the tall tree, just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The fire truck's ladder was extended to within a few feet of the man, then negotiators climbed up and tried to speak with him. So far he...