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  • Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

    07/28/2016 12:39:41 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 161 replies
    USNI ^ | 7/27/16
    The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News.
  • Transgender woman to speak at Democratic National Convention

    07/28/2016 1:03:29 PM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    UPI.com ^ | July 28, 2016 | Andrew V. Pestano
    PHILADELPHIA, July 28 (UPI) -- Sarah McBride, a 25-year-old, will become the first openly transgender person to address a major political party convention when she speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. McBride works as the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign and was previously an intern in the White House Office of Public Engagement, the first openly transgender woman to hold the position.
  • Demonic Possession as a Physical Ailment

    07/24/2016 8:33:58 PM PDT · by NRx · 15 replies
    Fr. Ted's Blog ^ | 07-12-2016 | Fr. Ted Bobosh
    The Gospel lesson in our current lectionary for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost is Matthew 8:28-9:1 in which Christ encounters two men possessed by demons.   At the time when the Orthodox Gospel lectionary was being formed, a story of Christ exorcising demons must have been very popular.  For in the current lectionary, the parallel version of this story from Luke’s Gospel (8:26-39) is read also on the 21st Sunday after Pentecost.   Since we have a lectionary that repeats every year, it is interesting that they thought this miracle important enough to proclaim twice during the church year...
  • Chelsea Manning: 'I am okay' after suicide attempt

    07/12/2016 11:15:20 AM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | July 12, 2016 | Euan McKirdy
    (CNN)U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, imprisoned for leaking classified documents, has tweeted a message confirming her health and safety following a suicide attempt. "I am okay. I'm glad to be alive. Thank you all for your love. I will get through this," she wrote on the social media site, adding the hashtag, #standwithchelsea
  • Democrats Select First Transgender Nominees in Colorado and Utah

    06/29/2016 2:50:51 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 59 replies
    Roll Call ^ | June 29, 2016 | Eric Garcia
    Democrats in Utah and Colorado will have their first transgender nominees in the general election. In Utah, Misty Snow, a resident of Salt Lake City, outpaced marriage counselor Jonathan Swinton by almost 19 points, earning the right to take on Republican Sen. Mike Lee in November. Snow said her platform is inspired by Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders. She supports a $15 minimum wage, paid family leave and criminal justice reform. In a statement after her win, Snow remarked on the nature of the campaign. "While I’m not running on the basis of being a trans woman, my experiences as...
  • Paper Retracted After Incorrectly Labeling Conservatives

    06/18/2016 4:53:33 PM PDT · by CriticalJ · 14 replies
    Wonder how many times the original was sited on MSNBC. Conservative political beliefs not linked to psychotic traits, as study claimed Researchers have fixed a number of papers after mistakenly reporting that people who hold conservative political beliefs are more likely to exhibit traits associated with psychoticism, such as authoritarianism and tough-mindedness. As one of the notices specifies, now it appears that liberal political beliefs are linked with psychoticism. That paper also swapped ideologies when reporting on people higher in neuroticism and social desirability (falsely claiming that you have socially desirable qualities); the original paper said those traits are linked...
  • Let's not jump to conclusions about Orlando

    06/14/2016 2:05:40 PM PDT · by chuckles · 59 replies
    vanity | 06-14-2016 | chuckles
    I just wanted to stop and take a breath here before the media hand feeds us a meme that will live forever in people's minds. The initial attack in Orlando brought several meme's out of the woodwork but what stuck initially was the shooters name was Arab so bing, bang, boom, there's the answer. I agree Islam is from the devil and deserves much scrutiny for any philosophy that condones killing women, homosexuals, Christians, all infidels, and of course other Muslims that don't think just like you do. And of course, the automatic gun control effort rears it's ugly head...
  • Total Narrative Reversal? – Pulse Nightclub Massacre Was Not an LGBT Motivated Attack

    06/14/2016 6:18:30 AM PDT · by detective · 57 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 14, 2016 | Sundance
    We said yesterday the secret to the motive will be found behind Noor Zahi Salman, the second wife (current wife) of Omar Mateen. Why? Simply because she is transparently not presented within the MSM story. In essence she appears as the beard of Omar. The New York Daily News outlines the reality that terrorist Omar Mateen was gay. Remember, the Orlando nightclub, Pulse, is approximately 85 miles from his home with his wife Noor Salman, and their 3-year-old son.
  • Lena Dunham: 'Donald Trump is a hell hound'

    06/12/2016 3:27:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    Xpose ^ | June 12, 2016
    Lena Dunham has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, calling the Republican Presidential candidate a "hell hound". The Girls creator and star, who has publicly supported Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton since the start of her campaign, has been critical of the billionaire since he launched his bid for the White House. And at TheWrap's Power Women Breakfast in New York on Thursday (09Jun16), the actress did not hold back when talking about Trump. Calling him a "maniacal, misogynist, racist, Islamophobic, ableist, transphobic hell hound", she went on to reveal she frequently laughs at the controversial politician. "I think we...
  • Liberals, Not Conservatives, Express More Psychoticism

    06/11/2016 12:13:51 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    Reason ^ | 10 Jun, 2016 | Ronald Bailey
    Social science can be so amusing. There is a bit of a contretemps over several recent articles that used datasets supposedly measuring the personality traits of liberals and conservatives which has resulted in several abashed corrections. The researchers used the data in an effort to show that personality traits are not the cause of political attitudes, but instead both are correlated with some other factor, most likely genetic. Interesting enough. This finding is not what is being corrected. ..... The original article, "Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies," in the American Journal of Political Science...
  • Christian Rocker’ Left Wife, Children After Embracing Homosexuality

    06/11/2016 10:18:10 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 74 replies
    Christian News ^ | Saturday, June 11, 2016 | Heather Clark
    During an appearance on ABC’s “The View” on Friday, Everyday Sunday’s Trey Pearson, who released a letter last week to fans in which he came out as a homosexual, outlined that he has left his wife after deciding to no longer fight against having feelings for men. As previously reported, Pearson, known for the hit songs “Find Me Tonight,” “Wake Up! Wake Up!” and “Best Night of Our Lives,” wrote in his public letter that he has come to believe that he has been wrong for subduing his emotions. “I have been suppressing these attractions and feelings since adolescence,” he...
  • [October 17, 2015] Chaz Bono struggling to find a permanent partner because he 'repels' women

    06/10/2016 4:05:56 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 138 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 17, 2015
    Chaz Bono cannot find love because he “repels” women. Lovelorn Bono, 46, says he has been out on dates but just cannot connect with the opposite sex even though the transgender LGBT advocate was once a member of the opposite sex. The reality star son of Cher has been struggling to find a permanent partner after splitting with Jennifer Elia in 2011. “I seem to repel women that I am attracted to,” Bono told Confidenti@l at the Les Girls charity fund-raiser in Los Angeles.” He says, “I have been single for four years, which has been a great thing and...
  • Epic Correction of the Decade [liberals, not conservatives, tend toward psychosis]

    06/10/2016 6:31:20 AM PDT · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Powerline ^ | 6/8/16 | Hayward
    Hoo-wee, the New York Times will really have to extend itself to top the boner and mother-of-all-corrections at the American Journal of Political Science... The authors regret that there is an error in the published version of “Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies” American Journal of Political Science 56 (1), 34–51. The interpretation of the coding of the political attitude items in the descriptive and preliminary analyses portion of the manuscript was exactly reversed... The erroneous results represented some of the larger correlations between personality and politics ever reported; they were reported and interpreted, repeatedly,...
  • A Second Look At "Mental Health" -

    06/08/2016 10:43:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 8, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    Whenever a shooting event, like the murder-suicide at UCLA, gains national notoriety, there is much wailing and gnashing of teeth over “our” alleged failure to deal adequately with issues of “mental health.” Tragically, it is the rarest of figures who dares to challenge this consensus. But challenge it we must, for as innocuous as the term sounds, “mental health” is fraught with philosophically problematic assumptions and implications. First, the sole reason for concluding that, say, Mainak Sarkar, the UCLA gunman, is “mentally ill” is that he became a murderer. Yet this in turn logically implies that anyone who murders is...
  • Here we go again: another has-been Celebutard is coming out as Trans. . .

    06/08/2016 5:40:34 AM PDT · by Salgak · 104 replies
    Radar Online ^ | 6/8/16 | Radar Staff
    Move over, Caitlyn Jenner. RadarOnline.com has learned that Richard Simmons is the latest Hollywood star to secretly undergo a sex change! The National ENQUIRER broke the explosive news today with a jaw-dropping cover story that features never-before-seen photos of Simmons living as his female identity, Fiona. The incredible pictures of Simmons, 67, with flowing brunette locks and womanly curves are photoshop-free. And a friend of the exercise guru insisted, “[This is] not just Richard Simmons in drag. This is Richard dressed as a softly spoken woman named Fiona!”
  • Soon everyone may be “suffering” from a mental illness

    06/04/2016 9:26:58 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 29 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 6/4/16 | Doug Book
    The Malleus Maleficarum is a 15th century text which instructed Inquisitors in the proper methods of identifying, trying and executing witches. Many years ago, renowned psychiatrist Thomas Szasz (1920-2012) used the example of the Malleus to write: "In the days of the Malleus, if the physician could find no evidence of natural illness, he was expected to find evidence of witchcraft.” “Today,” continued Szasz, “…if he cannot diagnose organic illness, he is expected to diagnose mental illness." Szasz was joined by other psychiatrists and educators in believing that the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V” (DSM 5) published...
  • Transgender NC veteran takes photo in bathroom to defy HB2

    06/03/2016 1:00:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    wncn.com ^ | June 3, 2016 | Alex Giles, WBTV
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Charlotte resident Janice Allison refuses to abide by the bathroom principles laid out in North Carolina’s House Bill 2. A military veteran and transgender woman herself, she made her stance on the law clear at last week’s Charlotte City Council meeting. HB2 overturned a non-discrimination local ordinance passed by the Charlotte City Council to expand protections to the LGBT community, including a clause to allow people to choose the bathroom or locker room of their gender identification. Allison was born a man, but identifies as a woman. To make a statement, she took a photo of...
  • U.K. Man Takes ‘Holiday From Being Human’ to Live as Goat

    06/02/2016 5:27:19 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 34 replies
    Christiannews.net ^ | 6/2/16 | Heather Clark
    LONDON — Amid discussion about transgender accommodations, and following reports of men in the U.K. who live as dogs in their private lives as a means of escapism, another story has emerged—this time about a man in London who took a “holiday from being human” to live as a goat. Thomas Thwaites, 35, details his research project to live as a goat in the Swiss Alps in his book “GoatMan: How I Took a Holiday from Being Human,” which was released on May 17. “The dazzling success of The Toaster Project, including TV appearances and an international book tour, leaves...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'We would love a baby together': World's first pregnant man weds

    06/01/2016 2:04:54 PM PDT · by traumer · 42 replies
    Thomas Beatie's eyes filled with tears as he watched his beautiful bride Amber walk down the aisle just behind his beaming seven-year-old daughter Susan, scattering rose petals. His sons Austin and Jensen, dressed identically in little black suits and striped ties, stood nearby nervously checking the wedding bands in their care. To the casual observer, 42-year-old Beatie and 46-year-old Nichols looked like any other couple tying the knot. Yet Thomas was no ordinary groom - in 2008 he made headlines as the world's first pregnant man. Beatie was born female but started hormone treatment at 23 to become a man....
  • Dead Alive: Rare Mental Illness Called Walking Corpse Syndrome Makes People Think They're Dead

    05/31/2016 8:21:14 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    medicaldaily.com ^ | Jaleesa Baulkman
    People with the condition are known to have any of a number of delusions that range from believing they have no organs, blood or body parts to insisting they are actually dead even though they are very much still breathing. In even more rare cases of what is also known as walking corpse syndrome, people with the condition consider themselves immortal. Although walking corpse syndrome is considered extremely rare, its exact prevalence is unknown. One Hong Kong study involving 349 psychogeriatric patients suggests the condition afflicts about 0.57 percent of the population. Another study conducted in Mexico in 2010, which...
  • Transgender people likely victims in bathrooms, not perpetrators

    05/31/2016 6:10:25 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 38 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | May 30, 2016
    It’s a classic case of fearing the wrong thing Real danger is to transgendered population insidiously presented as a threat We are works in progress, often defying fixed categorization
  • Transgender Woman Says She Was Harassed and Told to Leave After Using Bathroom at NJ McDonald's

    05/26/2016 12:20:19 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 60 replies
    NBC10 ^ | May 25, 2016
    A Delaware transgender woman says she was harassed and told to leave a Gloucester County McDonald’s after she used the women's restroom. Misty Hill, 42, of Wilmington, Delaware, told NBC10 she was using the women’s restroom at a McDonald’s in Paulsboro, New Jersey Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. Hill, who says she transitioned and has been living as a woman for a little over a year, told NBC10 she was wearing cargo pants and didn’t have any makeup on when she used the restroom. Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Transgender-Woman-McDonalds-Bathroom-Paulsboro-New-Jersey--380907081.html#ixzz49n7kKiyo Follow us: @nbcphiladelphia on Twitter | NBCPhiladelphia on Facebook
  • The Baker Act, America's communist Gulag

    05/16/2016 10:32:41 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 33 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    The Baker act, also known as the Florida Mental Health Act of 1971, Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 or commonly known as the Baker Act. A draconian and unjust law that allows the involuntary institutionalization and examination of an individual for any reason at all. The Baker Act allows for involuntary examination (what some call emergency or involuntary commitment). It can be initiated by judges, law enforcement officials, physicians, or mental health professionals. There must be evidence that the person possibly has a mental illness or is a harm to self, harm to others or self neglectful. Truthfully these standards are...
  • Caitlyn Jenner Experienced ‘Sex Change Regret,’ Might De-Transition, Biographer Says

    05/12/2016 2:29:43 AM PDT · by detective · 137 replies
    The Wrap ^ | May 11, 2016 | Tim Kenneally
    “It hasn’t been easy for Caitlyn, it’s been very hard,” Ian Halperin recalls one source telling him Caitlyn Jenner, who announced her transition from man to woman last year, has considered de-transitioning, the author of a new book about the Kardashian family told TheWrap on Wednesday. Ian Halperin, the author of “Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family,” said that, while researching his book, multiple sources told him that the former Olympian had been miserable for months and has considered transitioning back to a man. “One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’...
  • All Muslim Terrorists are Crazy

    05/12/2016 2:13:36 AM PDT · by detective · 21 replies
    Front Page ^ | May 11, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    A Muslim terrorist stabbed four people at a train station near Munich while screaming, “Allahu Akbar”. In between proclaiming the glory of Allah, he also shouted that his victims were all “unbelievers”. A woman heard him say, “Infidel, you must die”. The German authorities came to the inescapable conclusion that the attack had nothing to do with Islam. Instead the Muslim terrorist had been “mentally ill” and was probably not even fit to stand trial. The Koran wasn’t to blame. It was the fault of his psychological problems. This isn’t surprising. It’s a well known fact that there is no...
  • Ted Cruz poised to challenge Trump in Texas

    05/11/2016 3:29:02 PM PDT · by maggief · 251 replies
    POLITICO ^ | May 11, 2016 | KYLE CHENEY
    Ted Cruz isn’t giving up. While Donald Trump dispatches three advisers to Texas’s convention in Dallas this week and makes a pitch for party unity, his team will be running up against a Cruz operation that is still maneuvering to stuff the state’s delegation with allies the senator could call on to snub the presumptive nominee. “We have a busy weekend planned,” said a source familiar with the Cruz campaign’s plans. Cruz is scheduled to deliver an address at the Texas convention after a week of hinting he could jump back into the presidential contest and urging activists to thwart...
  • Man Seeks Restraining Order Against God?

    05/07/2016 5:27:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 24 replies
    Women of Grace ^ | May 6, 2016 | SBrinkmann
    After reading this article, you will have officially “heard everything.” Yes, a man really has petitioned a court to issue a restraining order against God because of how unkindly He has been treating him.The Times of Israel is reporting on the story of a man who petitioned the Haifa Magistrate’s Court to issue a restraining order against God because He had been treating in a particularly unkind way.The man argued that “over a three-year period God, had exhibited a seriously negative attitude toward him, although details of just what divine mischief he had borne the brunt of were not mentioned...
  • WBZ traffic reporter is now telling the world who she really is

    05/05/2016 9:22:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 67 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 5/5/16 | Sweeney
    Frustrated commuters are familiar with the deep voice of Scott Eck, who reports from the skies in the WBZ NewsRadio 1030 helicopter, describing traffic snarls during rush hour every weekday morning and afternoon. On Wednesday morning, the 45-year-old reporter signed off using a new name: Kristen Eck. Eck’s gender transition may have surprised listeners, but it wasn’t news to family and friends. Eck picked out her new name two years ago and began the process of transitioning a year ago, and now she’s telling the world who she really is. “All of it’s been difficult: Hiding it, feeling ashamed, not...
  • Cruz Says He's Still Within Reach of the Nomination if He Loses Indiana

    05/03/2016 12:36:59 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    KABC ^ | May 02, 2016 | Jessica Hopper
    With Indiana primary voters headed to the polls in less than 24 hours, Ted Cruz said he will "absolutely" have a path to victory even if he loses the next GOP presidential nominating contest. "We intend to do absolutely everything possible to win tomorrow. It's gonna be up to the people of Indiana," Cruz told ABC News while campaigning in Osceola, Indiana. "The polls have been all over the place. There has literally been a 30-point swing depending on what poll you are looking at. We are neck-and-neck right now in the state of Indiana."
  • Target stock plummets as “transgender” bathroom boycott swells to over one million

    04/30/2016 7:34:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/29/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    When retail giant Target announced their new policy of allowing anyone to use whichever bathroom they wish in their stores it was completely predictable that a firestorm was going to follow… and boy howdy, has it ever. While the SJW crowd cheered the decision, realists around the country signaled their collective displeasure with a boycott of the store spearheaded by The American Family Association. In a relatively short time, more than one million people had signed on to the protest. (Fox News) More than one million people have decided they will no longer buy their Nutter Butters or Wet...
  • No, The Primary System Is Not Rigged

    04/26/2016 10:52:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 98 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/26/2016 | George W. Ford
    For the past month, a media narrative has taken hold that something must be done to reform, simplify, streamline, and democratize the delegate selection system of the Republican presidential nomination process. Is our GOP presidential primary system rigged, meaning it is corrupt because it favors the establishment? Is it convoluted, arbitrary, arcane...and too often "voteless"? Is it wrong to allow "Trojan horse" delegates to change their vote on the second ballot of the national convention? Why do we have a separate election for delegates after we vote for candidates? The system is not rigged, convoluted, arbitrary, arcane, or voteless. It...
  • My wife and I are white evangelicals. Here’s why we chose to give birth to black triplets.

    04/21/2016 9:32:52 AM PDT · by ruination · 68 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 21, 2016 | Aaron Halbert
    As I have made the stroll from my wife’s hospital room to the NICU these past few days it has been hard to fathom the way that our family has been put together. This past Sunday, my gorgeous wife – a white evangelical, like me — gave birth to our beautiful African-American triplet daughters whom we adopted as embryos. These sweet girls will hopefully soon be coming home to meet their 3-year-old African-American brother and 2-year-old biracial sister, both of whom we adopted as infants. The normalcy of this paragraph is something I have come to take for granted. Yet...
  • After New York, Ted Cruz plots his strategy for victory over Donald Trump

    04/21/2016 5:23:27 AM PDT · by Marcus · 28 replies
    Blasting News ^ | April 21, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    After getting a thorough shellacking in New York, Ted Cruz faces an almost equally bleak battlespace in the upcoming primaries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Delaware. Cruz’s strategy seems to be to concede the latter three states to Donald Trump and fight it out in Pennsylvania and Maryland. The former state elects mainly unpledged delegates, so Cruz will use his organizational wizardry to woo most of them to his corner. In Maryland, the senator from Texas will try to get some delegates on the congressional district level.
  • Court overturns VA school's transgender bathroom rule

    04/20/2016 7:35:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    wowk.com ^ | April 20, 2016 | wowk
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school discriminated against a transgender teen by forbidding him from using the boys' restroom, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North Carolina law that critics say discriminates against LGBT people. The case of Gavin Grimm has been especially closely watched since North Carolina enacted a law last month that bans transgender people from using public restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. That law also bans cities from passing anti-discrimination ordinances, a response to an ordinance recently passed in Charlotte. In the Virginia case,...
  • Grandmother of child abandoned in Baton Rouge store: Mother needs psychiatric help, not jail

    04/11/2016 2:09:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    The Advocate (Baton Route, Louisiana) ^ | danielle maddox kinchen
    The Baton Rouge woman who was arrested after leaving her 3-year-old child alone at a Wal-Mart store Friday is in need of psychiatric help but doesn’t belong in jail, according to the grandmother who has temporary custody of four of her other children. The grandmother, Gale N. Edwards, said 32-year-old Chentra Lynette Washington, who remained in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Saturday, has struggled with mental illness for a while and has sought treatment for it previously. Edwards said Washington is mother to one girl and five boys, one of whom Washington left at the store while she went...
  • Transgender Agenda Hits Funeral Home

    04/10/2016 4:32:33 AM PDT · by kevcol · 37 replies
    American Clarion ^ | April 9, 2016 | newswire
    "The former employee who filed a complaint with the EEOC was at all times free to dress as desired outside of work," added ADF Legal Counsel Caleb Dalton, "but was required, as all other employees are, to abide by the dress policy while on the job." . . . The funeral home hired the biologically male employee as a funeral director and embalmer at its Garden City location in 2007. Funeral directors at the company regularly interact with the public, including grieving family members and friends. After informing Rost of an intention to begin dressing as a female at work,...
  • Denying Sexual Reality in North Carolina

    04/07/2016 8:27:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 7, 2016 | Steve Chapman
    Some residents of North Carolina don't like the idea of sharing restrooms with transgender men and women, and they were pleased to learn that, thanks to a new law, they won't have to. I have news for them: They already have. They just didn't know it. And they will again. In February, the Charlotte City Council approved an ordinance strengthening protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identification. It included a provision stipulating that transgender men may use men's restrooms and transgender women may use women's restrooms. That provision brought on a hailstorm of fury and disbelief, and...
  • Narcissistic personality disorder

    04/04/2016 8:36:42 PM PDT · by UnwashedPeasant · 90 replies
    Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal adequacy, power, prestige and vanity, mentally unable to see the destructive damage they are causing to themselves and often others. People with narcissistic personality disorder are characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance. They have a sense of entitlement and demonstrate grandiosity in their beliefs and behavior. They have a strong need for admiration, but lack feelings of empathy. In addition to these symptoms, the person may display arrogance, show superiority, and seek power. The symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder can be similar to...
  • Bubba Watson: 'I have a lot of mental issues'

    04/04/2016 6:46:47 PM PDT · by Ronald_Magnus · 36 replies
    For The Win ^ | April 4th, 2016 | Luke Kerr-Dineen
    It’s Masters week, so CBS decided to kick off the most glorious week of the year with a very well-done profile of two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson. Bubba is a bit of a peculiar case for golf fans. The way he plays golf is awe-inspiring and is, in many ways, unprecedented. He hits the ball so far and with so much movement that it often looks like he’s playing a different game than everybody else. But Bubba also has a nasty habit of throwing temper tantrums on the course, lashing-out at fans and his caddie in ways that have earned...
  • Margaret Cho loses it on stage (fat, angry, leftist, liberal, lesbian meltdown)

    03/29/2016 8:20:40 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 65 replies
    Page 6 ^ | 28 MAR 16 | Jessica Sanger
    Rape is no laughing matter to Margaret Cho or to the audience that walked out of one of her performances on Saturday night. Cho, 47, performed at the Stress Factory comedy club in New Brunswick, NJ, on Saturday to a sold-out crowd, but not a happy one. Witnesses tell Page Six that Cho opened her set by talking about Garry Shandling’s death and her own rape instead of telling jokes. “She kept on talking about rape and how bad rape is, and it evidently pissed off a few people in the audience,” an audience member told us. “She really got...
  • Heidi Cruz Is More Qualified to Be President Than Donald Trump

    03/25/2016 7:43:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 116 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | March 24, 2016 | Olivia Nuzzi
    Her brown roots were visible through her corn-colored hair. Her skin was splotchy. Her lipstick stained her front teeth. She looked like she had just smelled something unpleasant. To make matters worse, she was right next to a supermodel. And she was still more qualified to be president of the United States than the frequently bankrupt vulgarian who was making fun of her.
  • Many European doctors still think homosexuality is a disease

    03/21/2016 9:40:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 87 replies
    EurActiv ^ | Mar 21, 2016 | From euroefe.es | Translated by Samuel White
    A “large number” of doctors in certain EU member states still view homosexuality as a disease, a report has revealed. Euroefe reports. “The research also shows that there are still quite a number of healthcare professionals in several EU member states who believe LGBT people suffer from pathological diseases,” said Michael O’Flaherty, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). A recent FRA report found that Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia are the EU countries where this misconception is most widely held. This negative view of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people held by groups of professionals...
  • Glenn Beck: Failure to Elect Ted Cruz Will Leave Us With Blood on Our Hands

    03/19/2016 9:02:55 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/18/17 | Pam Key
    Thursday on The Blaze TV, host Glenn Beck told his listeners why he is campaigning for Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and he urged them to do the same because if America goes away, the blood will be on their hands. Beck said, “I’m going to be in Arizona and Utah for the campaign and I’m doing it because that’s what I can do. Others can do whatever it is you do. But even if it’s one person, you be bold. We are on the Titanic, it’s going down. Knock on every single door. They don’t want to...
  • ELP Star Keith Emerson 'Shot Himself Because He Could No Longer Perform For His Fans'

    03/13/2016 3:06:05 PM PDT · by LS · 75 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 3/13/2016 | Caroline Graham
    Rock star Keith Emerson killed himself because he feared he was no longer good enough as a musician, his girlfriend exclusively told The Mail on Sunday last night. The 71-year-old founder and keyboard player of Emerson, Lake and Palmer was 'tormented with worry' about upcoming concerts in Japan because nerve damage to a hand had affected his playing, said Mari Kawaguchi. She found Emerson's body when she returned to the apartment the couple shared in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, early on Friday morning. He had shot himself with a gun he kept for protection. 'Keith wasn't feeling well on Thursday...
  • My Wife is Mentally Ill continuation

    03/10/2016 12:51:52 PM PST · by rfreedom4u · 85 replies
    Myself | 3/10/2016 | Rfreedom4u
    Since my last update things have soured once again. My wife was hospitalized for two weeks and was telling her shrink and counselor that we are going through a divorce. We weren’t at the time but we are now. She has been very adamant that she wants a divorce and I’ve given up on trying anymore. I realize that I will be free of the hellish life of worry and grief. Once again she states she has been seeing angels and demons, and inanimate objects being moved around by ghosts. I delayed filing the petition for divorce because I knew...
  • California Sodomite Assemblyman Attempts to Bully 21 States into Embracing Sodomite Agenda

    03/07/2016 3:57:39 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 20 replies
    Sons Of Liberty ^ | 3/5/2016 | Tim Brown
    California’s sodomite assemblyman Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) has introduced a bill that would limit traveling of state employees to states that recognize the protections of the First Amendment and have backed that up with religious liberty laws to protect Americans who disagree with the criminal behavior of sodomites. Along with Assembly Bill 1887, which was introduced by Low in mid-February, he has also introduced a “package” of bills at punishing state employees that would travel on official business to states that protect religious liberty. “I’m proud to be a voice for the LGBT community throughout the state and in the...
  • Study: Transgender children allowed to live openly fare well

    02/28/2016 6:21:48 AM PST · by skimbell · 52 replies
    CHICAGO (AP) via QCOnline ^ | February 26, 2016 | CHICAGO (AP)
    In second grade, the family agreed to let Daniel legally change his name and at the boy's request, his school agreed to go along with the change, even letting Daniel use the boy's bathroom. "He is very well-adjusted" but still feels stress because he knows not everyone is so accepting, Heumann said. Daniel "was very anxious before coming out at school," but refused the option of keeping the secret, Heumann recalled. "He looked at me and said, 'Dad, I can't. It's harder to live a lie and not as I am truly than to deal with this anxiety right now.'"
  • Psychopathic, Narcissistic Machiavellians The traits that make con artists, ... lawyers tick.

    02/27/2016 5:34:34 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 21 replies
    Slate ^ | 22 Feb, 2016 | Maria Konnikova
    Here's a question most anyone who learns I am researching confidence artists asks me: Are con artists clinical psychopaths-or are they just slightly more devious versions of our more conniving selves? Is it a qualitative difference between our small daily deceptions and the wiles of the confidence man, or is it just a simple matter of degree? 
 Robert Hare's Psychopathy Checklist-Revised, the most common assessment tool for antisocial, psychopathic behavior, looks for things like responsibility, remorse, pathological lying, manipulativeness, cunning, promiscuity and general impulsiveness, superficial charm, grandiosity, and the like. Score high enough, and you are labeled psychopathic,
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  • Feds Seek “Mental Health” Testing of All Children, Adults

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Next time you visit your doctor, be careful how you respond to his questions, or you may just be branded “mentally ill” and subjected to “treatment.” That is because a panel advising the Obama administration, in partnership with Big Psychiatry, wants to make doctors subject all American adults and children over age 12 to screening for alleged “mental health” disorders — particularly depression, at least to start with. Then, anyone found to harbor any alleged mental disorder, including children as young as eight, should undergo “therapy,” often including powerful psychotropic medications that experts say have dubious value...
  • A Teachable Moment: The Young Person Complaining About Her Job Discovers Real Minimum Wage Is $0

    02/25/2016 10:03:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Zero Hedge via Of Two Minds ^ | 02/25/2016 | Charles Hugh Smith
    Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith vis OfTwoMinds blog,You identified two problems but do not propose any solutions to either one; and you missed the two real problems.This open letter from a young customer support employee of Yelp in San Francisco to her CEO has garnered a variety of comments that display a common bifurcation: some are sympathetic to her struggle to get by in a very costly region on a modest salary, while others wonder if the letter is an Onion parody of clueless entitlement: An Open Letter To My CEO.I am sympathetic to anyone who arrives in a very...