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  • Jill Stein Demands Donald Trump End ‘Intimidation’ Against Vote Recount Efforts

    12/05/2016 12:46:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The New York Observer ^ | December 5, 2016 | Madina Toure
    Dr. Jill Stein, along with her campaign staff and fellow Green Partiers, came all the way to Trump Tower this morning to blast his “anti-verification campaign” and tell him to stop spreading false information her recount efforts in three swing states. Early Monday morning, the Stein campaign announced that a federal judge in Michigan granted the campaign’s emergency request to immediately start the statewide recount. On Nov. 28, the campaign said Pennsylvanian voters filed recount requests in more than 260 precincts across the state and two days ago that it would file for emergency relief in federal court to demand...
  • My Experience with the Alt-Right

    12/04/2016 10:22:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 144 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2016 | Bruce Bialosky
    During the last election campaign all of a sudden I kept hearing about the Alt-Right. Since I thought I was pretty well read and had never heard of them, I considered them to have the same social relevance as a Miley Cyrus song. I decided to investigate this supposed social phenomenon as soon as the election was over and I was done writing about real issues important to the campaign. I started by sending emails to mainstream Republicans asking them if they knew anyone who considered themselves members of the Alt-Right. The answer was a universal no. Then I sent...
  • Masculine white men more likely to be mentally ill, says new 'study'

    11/22/2016 2:02:53 AM PST · by detective · 72 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 22, 2016 | Ed Straker
    What would we do without psychological studies about sex and gender?  We've had studies that most women are "part lesbian" and a lack of access to sports bras deters girls from playing sports.  We've had a study showing that women are more likely to become lesbian if they don't have ready access to men and a landmark study showing that female chimpanzees are more likely to be domineering feminists. And now we have a new study concluding that white, masculine men are more likely to be mentally ill
  • Transgender marine, 20, who enlisted while living as a woman will soon become one of the first to b

    11/19/2016 10:54:10 AM PST · by ColdOne · 65 replies
    dailymail.com ^ | 11/19/16 | dailymail reporter
    full title.............Transgender marine, 20, who enlisted while living as a woman will soon become one of the first to be recognized as a man by the U.S. military ............................A 20-year-old transgender marine will be one of the first to be formally recognized by his command as a man after the U.S. military lifted a ban on those serving. Lance Corporal Aaron Wixson, from Tulsa in Oklahoma, enlisted as a marine in 2014 when he was still identifying as a woman, CNN reports. After years of discomfort, Wixson was this year diagnosed with gender dysphoria - a disorder that sees a...
  • "The Shining" Actress Shelley Duvall Reveals Mental Illness

    11/17/2016 9:24:00 AM PST · by zeestephen · 27 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 17 November 2016
    Actress Shelley Duvall has revealed her struggles with mental illness in an interview with Dr. Phil....Duvall claims that [actor Robin] Williams, who died in 2014, is alive and "shape shifting." She also tells McGraw that she is "very sick" and needs help. 
  • 'I'm very sick, I need help!' The Shining star Shelley Duvall's struggle with mental illness...

    11/16/2016 10:10:52 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Nov. 17. 2016 | Chelsea White
    Her doe eyes filled with fear as Jack Nicholson chops his way through a door remains one of Hollywood horror movies' most iconic scenes, but this star is a heartbreakingly long way from her glory days. Shelley Duvall's struggles with mental illness has been revealed for the first time in a new interview with Dr. Phil. In a sneak peek of an upcoming show released Wednesday, the Eighties actress is almost unrecognizable.
  • Lena Dunham Blasts Self-Hating White Women with ‘Violent Privilege’ for Voting Trump

    11/13/2016 12:21:49 PM PST · by drewh · 142 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 12 Nov 2016 ast | by DANIEL NUSSBAUM
    Dunham said she left the party early and was informed of Clinton’s loss when a friend called and told her. The actress wrote that as a result of her support for Clinton throughout her campaign, she received “threats and abuse” at a level she could never have imagined. However, she remained hopeful that her detractors represented “the dying moans of the dragon known as the patriarchy being stabbed again and again in the stomach.” Dunham continued: We believed that on November 9, they’d be licking their wounds while we celebrated. It is painful on a cellular level knowing those men...
  • 'Orange is the New Black' actress Lea DeLaria wants to 'take out' Trump supporters with baseball bat

    11/11/2016 12:45:28 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 107 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | November 11, 2016 | FoxNews.com
    Actress Lea DeLaria found herself in hot water after she wrote on Instagram that she wanted to "take out" Republicans and Independents with a baseball bat. DeLaria, best known for her role as Big Boo on "Orange Is the New Black," shared a Leonard Bernstein quote on Instagram about responding to violence through music.
  • Perez Hilton Suffers Hilarious Election Night Mental Meltdown

    11/09/2016 3:30:22 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 34 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 9, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Donald Trump is going to be elected the next president of the United States. And you know what? I...am...going...to...be...okay. I'M GOING TO BE OKAY!!! But I don't know if you are. AGGGHHH!!!! AGGGHHH!!!  AGGGHHH!!!! AGGGHHH!!! ...I'm going to be okay, DAMMIT!!! That's a brief encapsulation capturing the general tone of celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton's mental meltdown last night when it became obvious to him that Donald Trump would be elected president. I am sure there will be other mental meltdowns over this election but this one should definitely be placed in the top 10 of this category as you can...
  • 'She is still not perfect in the head': Was Huma worried about Hillary's health

    10/26/2016 8:16:48 AM PDT · by tekrat · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/25/2016
    Huma Abedin warned Clinton's campaign team that Hillary would have to 'stick to her notes' at an event because she was 'still not perfect in her head.' The personal emails, belonging to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, were published by WikiLeaks on Tuesday. ... 'I will leave commenting on campaign tactics to others. What I have made absolutely clear is that corporate money and secret money have no place in our democracy and we should get rid of it once and for all,' said the campaign's chief strategist Joel Benenson.
  • Glenn Beck to Charlie Rose: Trump Is a Sociopath

    10/25/2016 12:57:18 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 87 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 24 Oct 2016 | Pam Key
    Monday on PBS’s “Charlie Rose” radio talk show host ‪Glenn Beck declared Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to be a sociopath. When asked what the indication is that Trump is a sociopath, Beck said, “Have you seen him during the last year and half truly feel for someone that couldn’t help him? Truly connect on a human level and say, ‘This has made me stop. This has made me think. You know I’m deeply sorry for what I have said.’... He added Trump is, “frightening, frightening.”
  • How Do I Explain My Trump Nazi Nightmare to My Mexican American Daughter?

    10/23/2016 8:25:53 PM PDT · by AC Beach Patrol · 176 replies
    The Jewish Daily Forward ^ | October 21, 2016 | Anna Keller
    I have a terrible recurring dream. I’m hiding in the attic with Anne Frank and she’s calling me “Kitty.” I tell her that I have to go, I don’t know where my daughter is, and she turns to me and tells me that we can’t go anywhere. We are in hiding and we must stay this way until the war is over. All of a sudden, I hear boots on the stairs and the door swings open and it’s Donald J. Trump — only he’s naked, wearing a swastika sweatband on his head, and he says, “I think Islam hates...
  • Forced Transgender Boy Quickly Returns To Normal After Removal From Mother’s Care

    10/22/2016 3:00:50 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/22/2016 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    A seven-year-old boy has been removed from his mother’s care by the high court, after he was found to be suffering “significant emotional harm” due to his mother raising him as a girl. The judge in the case slammed social services who had simply accepted that the boy should be treated as a girl. The High Court judge hearing the case, Mr Justice Hayden, told the court that he believed the mother had been “absolutely convinced” that the boy “perceived himself as a girl” and was therefore determined to treat him as a girl, according to reports. However, the boy,...
  • Hung jury in Sandy, Perez trial (NM-police officers charged with murder, video)

    10/12/2016 1:11:56 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 41 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | October 11, 2016 | Colleen Heild and Katy Barnitz
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The first murder trial involving an on-duty shooting by an Albuquerque police officer in at least 50 years ended late Tuesday afternoon with a District Court jury deadlocked 9-3 for acquittal on charges against former officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez. Sandy and Perez, who showed no emotion at the mistrial ruling, left out the back door of the courtroom, away from the media attention. Sandy retired months after the shooting, but Perez was terminated when the criminal charge was filed, per city policy. A decorated Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War, Perez is now unemployed....
  • [Vanity] Mental Health Practitioner and communist labels conservatives as mentally ill.

    10/04/2016 6:32:23 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 42 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Meet Doctor David Diamond, a psychiatrist who has a practice in Dover New Hampshire, a peaceful town on New Hampshire coast 10 minutes north from Portsmouth. David Diamond is a psychiatrist as well as a peacenik, a militant liberal and though it is not known if he is a registered communist he certainly is a fellow traveler. David diamond is very active with local left wing groups in particular, seacoast peace response, a militant leftist group that emphasizes pacifism, peace and human rights all while demanding that conservatives, and those who support conservatives and capitalism be prosecuted. Since 9/11, the...
  • Mika Plays the Mentally-Ill Card: Trump ‘Very Sick, Troubled, Disturbed’

    09/30/2016 6:15:11 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 52 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Mika Brzezinski prefaced her remarks by saying she wanted to phrase them “carefully,” but then, in the most careless way, Brzezinski clearly accused Donald Trump of being mentally ill. On today’s Morning Joe, reacting to a depiction of Trump by New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters that Trump is unable to take criticism of his performance, leading his advisers to communicate with him via the media, Mika said that was “very sick” and “it sounds like they’re dealing with someone who, doesn’t—how do I say this carefully—is very troubled, is very disturbed.” View the video here.
  • Defying the odds: How to flip a Trump voter using pure logic [are you convinced now?]

    09/26/2016 6:54:51 AM PDT · by Antioch · 97 replies
    Salon ^ | SEP 25, 2016 | ERICA ETELSON
    The only way to talk someone out of voting for Trump is to stop trying to talk them out of voting for Trump. To all my fellow progressives who’ve been busily browbeating supporters of this dangerous demagogue, you’re invited to become an early adopter of a far more rewarding, non-adversarial approach called “powerful non-defensive communication.” According to most commentators, the prototypical Trump supporter is an uneducated, narrow-minded bigot with legitimate grievances against the faltering economy which Trump has skillfully alchemized into violent rage toward non-whites, Muslims and successful women. The Trump voter is a patriarchal authoritarian primed since early childhood...
  • Transgender Man Gives Birth to his Female Transgender Partner’s Baby

    09/23/2016 12:35:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 80 replies
    Metro (UK) ^ | Friday 23 Sep 2016 | Harley Tamplin
    Fernando Machado and Diane Rodriguez have become a father and mother after Fernando, who was born Maria, gave birth to a healthy baby. Neither he nor Diane, who used to be a man, has undergone gender reassignment surgery, meaning they were able to conceive. Fernando told the BBC about his range of emotions when they found out about the pregnancy. Diane added: ‘Being a mother was never something I thought I would do because I am a transsexual.’ Last year, the Mirror reported that the pair met via social media, and Fernando moved to Ecuador from Venezuela to be with...
  • Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’

    09/23/2016 7:02:36 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 22, 2016 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A campaign initiated by the National Association for Bilingual Education and the Santa Clara County Office of Education says a teacher who mispronounces a student’s name is causing a negative emotional state that can lead to poor academic success. The campaign, titled “My Name, My Identity: A Declaration of Self,” says “Did you know that mispronouncing a student’s name negates the identity of the student? This can lead to anxiety and resentment which can hinder academic progress.” Rita Kohli, an assistant professor of education at the University of California at Riverside, told NEA Today – the publication of the National...
  • NCAA Wants Men in Women's Restrooms & Locker Rooms

    09/20/2016 7:27:15 PM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies
    afa.net ^ | Sep. 20, 2016 | Tim Wildmon
    This past week the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) pulled all championship events out of North Carolina for the 2016-2017 season simply because that state passed a law, known as HB 2, which requires men and women to use the restroom or locker room corresponding to the gender on their birth certificate. In essence, the North Carolina legislature said men use the men's room and ladies use the ladies room. By doing this, North Carolina was simply protecting women and children from sexual predators and voyeurs. Along with punishing North Carolina, the NCAA is forcing all potential championship host sites...
  • 'I'm a non-binary 10-year-old'

    09/19/2016 7:42:58 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 84 replies
    BBC ^ | September 18, 2016 | Leo
    Leo is 10 years old. For most of his life he's lived as a girl, but this summer he began to speak openly about his sense that this didn't feel quite right. With research help for his parents, he's decided he is non-binary - in his case, both masculine and feminine - though for the moment he dresses as a boy and has taken a male name. This is Leo's story in his own words. I'm not a boy. I thought I was a boy, because I'm not entirely a girl. We tried that for a bit, and I thought:...
  • Alexis Arquette Dead At Age 47

    09/11/2016 12:23:23 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Radar Online ^ | Posted on Sep 11, 2016 @ 13:41PM | By Radar Staff
    Alexis Arquette died Sunday morning, RadarOnline.com has learned. The transgender activist passed while surrounded by her family, according to her brother Richmond’s Facebook post. Other details remain unclear. 1473614851 A source close to the Arquettes told Radar, “she was in a coma for four days at Cedars and no one was allowed to see her except for family.” Arquette was born Robert, and transitioned from male to female in 2006. The entertainer’s transition was documented in Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother. David, Patricia and Rosanna Arquette have not commented yet.
  • Why Lena Dunham Actually Is 'A Sack of Flaming Garbage'

    09/08/2016 9:12:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 8, 2016 | Deborah C. Tyler
    Lena Dunham is in the contrite phase in her franchise of rapid-cycling self-exploration layered with the dehumanizing bigotry and filth she regularly discharges into American culture. She was back in the news recently for past degrading remarks against Asian-Americans regarding rape. Dunham's specialty is monetizing the entertainment value of rape. She had previously received a rebuke from the Anti-Defamation League for belching out shopworn bigotries about Jewish men being cheap momma's boys. In today's episode of Lena's excretions, she offered a shallow, silly apology to Odell Beckham for being "unfair" in assuming he had snubbed her at a gala. Lena...
  • Clinton unveils plans to address mental illness in U.S.

    08/29/2016 10:49:44 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 85 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 29,2016 | UPI
    BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 29 (UPI) — Hillary Clinton on Monday released a six-part plan to address nearly 50 million Americans afflicted with mental health problems. “Americans with mental health conditions and their families need our support,” she said in her proposal that runs more than 5,000 words. “The economic impact of mental illness is enormous – at nearly $200 billion per year nationwide in lost earnings] —and the human cost is worse.
  • August Hate mail and comments from liberals

    08/24/2016 5:40:55 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 36 replies
    AND NOW: LIBERAL HATE MAIL! Here are some of the Email and comments on youtube and my blog I got for this month. Eric131313 : CAPITALIST PIG! F***K YOU AND DONALD TRUMP! AND UR GREEDY SYSTEM!! Kay B writes: I guess your butt hurt still losing the debate about Sarah Palin and communism with sammy Jeans. Racist nut. Vampiressondaprowlq sez: Oh go away! Stay off my channel you fascist libertarian nut! Who's funding your blog! TELL ME! I'll FIND OUT!! TELL ME WHO YOUR RIGHT WING BACKER ARE AND WHO IS PAYING YOU TO LIE FASCIST RIGHT WING HYPOCRITE!! Wez...
  • Suspect killed by police in Milwaukee feared for his life

    08/18/2016 1:38:20 PM PDT · by Penelope Dreadful · 71 replies
    via Twitter ^ | August 18, 2016 | Penelope Dreadful
    Here’s some news! Poor Old Sylville Smith, the dead Milwaukee Thug, was getting a “crazy check!” "Brookins stated that his grandson suffered from mental health issues and was receiving Social Security benefits related to his mental disability. He went on to write in his letter that as a youth and adult, Smith suffered from diminished “comprehension and understanding.” His grandson was in special needs classes in elementary school and middle school . . ." http://rollingout.com/2016/08/18/suspect-killed-police-milwaukee-fear-life/ What is a “crazy check?” The problem is that so many young people, especially men, are claiming they are nuts. Yes, this is the biggest...
  • She 'loved life': Grieving father wrote openly about suicide and mental illness in daughter’s obit

    08/18/2016 10:13:58 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 41 replies
    WaPo ^ | August 18, 2016 | Colby Skowitz
    Only hours after he learned his only daughter was dead, Ed Shoener sat down to write her obituary. It felt like one way he could still take care of his little girl. He and his wife, Ruth, had been steeling themselves for this day since Katie’s first hospitalization more than 11 years ago. He knew immediately why the police were at his doorstep the night of Aug. 3. Yet nothing prepares a parent for the details about how their child ended her life. But if Shoener, a deacon at his Catholic church, learned anything watching his daughter’s long struggle with...
  • Johnny Depp mutilated himself in jealous rage over Amber Heard

    08/15/2016 2:36:43 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 125 replies
    A grisly photo shows Johnny Depp’s hand with the tip of one bloody finger missing after he mutilated himself during a jealous rage over suspicions that much-younger wife Amber Heard was cheating on him with a rival actor, according to a new report Monday. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star also dipped his bloody stump in blue paint and used it to scrawl the names of Heard and her suspected paramour, Billy Bob Thornton, on a mirror, according to TMZ. The image of Depp’s bloody and disfigured digit was posted under a police-tape-style caution saying “WARNING: GRUESOME PHOTO,” and can...
  • Some great leaders had mental illness-it may have helped (Pro-Hillary piece?)

    08/11/2016 5:45:57 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 65 replies
    AP ^ | Aug 11, 2016 | Seht Borenstein
    Some of America's greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, psychiatrists and psychologists said. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, along with Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., all struggled with mental health issues, often depression, said Tufts University psychiatry professor Dr. Nassir Ghaemi, who has written about historical figures' psychological issues. He also points to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and India's Mahatma Gandhi as major historical figures who thrived while having emotional issues.
  • Chelsea Manning's newest demands: Sex change treatment, help to fight suicide

    08/10/2016 11:32:58 AM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Aug. 9, 2016 | PAUL BEDARD
    Chelsea Manning, the jailed transgender Army soldier convicted of leaking classified information to WikiLeaks, is demanding that the service give her "adequate treatment" for her "gender dysphoria" and recent suicide attempt. Manning's supporters on Wednesday plan to unveil 115,000 petition signatures to the Secretary of the Army demanding the special medical treatment. They also want the Army to drop charges stemming from her July 5 suicide attempt. In a statement alerting the media to the Wednesday event, the head of a group supporting Manning said that the military is mistreating the jailed soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning.
  • Don't call Trump 'crazy' says Patrick Kennedy - it's a slur on mental health issues

    08/09/2016 11:18:34 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8/9/2016 | Nikki Schwab, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
    Mental health advocate and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy made a plea in the Washington Post urging people to stop calling Donald Trump 'crazy.'The son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy started his op-ed by detailing a number of names the Republican nominee has been called: 'crazy,' 'psychopath,' not 'sane,' having a 'screw lose' and suffering from 'narcissistic personality disorder' – none of which are actually diagnosed.'With all of this damaging rhetoric floating around in our national political discourse, especially what we hear from and about Trump, it’s no wonder that people remain silent and the suffering continues,' Kennedy argued.(snip)'And believe...
  • Nike airs first commercial featuring a transgender athlete during Olympics

    08/09/2016 10:17:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 8/9/2016 | Nichol Bitette
    They just did it.Nike debuted the sneaker company's first ever commercial featuring a transgender athlete. The latest ad shows Chris Mosier, the first transgender athlete to make the U.S. men's Olympic team, comparing his transition to the brand's "Just Do It" mindset.The 35-year-old duathlete began his transition 2010 and called making it on the Olympic team as a man "a dream come true.""I didn't know if I would be competitive against men; I just did it. Every success that I've had since then has shown me that anything is really possible," Mosier said in a statement. "By not stopping myself,...
  • 'I just want to be treated like everyone else'-meet the Blackburn vampire who sleeps in a coffin and

    08/09/2016 2:20:15 PM PDT · by plain talk · 36 replies
    Lancashire Telegraph ^ | August 9, 2016
    Title: 'I just want to be treated like everyone else' - meet the Blackburn vampire who sleeps in a coffin and drinks blood A MAN who lives as a vampire has said he ‘just wants to be treated like everyone else’. Darkness Vlad Tepes, who said he had been living as a vampire for 13 years, sleeps in a custom made-to-measure coffin. He said he had also drunk cow and pig’s blood, as well as a human blood substitute. Darkness said until recently he had very few problems from other people. However this changed when he went for a drink...
  • People in homosexual ‘marriages’ almost 3 times more likely to commit suicide: study

    08/06/2016 9:45:54 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 81 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 5, 2016 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Aug. 5, 2016 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Homosexuals who “marry” each other are almost three times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, even in very gay-friendly Sweden, according to a study published in the May issue of the European Journal of Epidemiology. The authors of the study noted that social intolerance of homosexual behavior could not so easily be blamed for increased suicide risk, given that Sweden is known for its accepting attitude towards same-sex relationships. “Even in a country with a comparatively tolerant climate regarding homosexuality such as Sweden, same-sex married individuals evidence a higher risk for suicide...
  • Is Hillary Clinton Mentally Ill?

    08/05/2016 2:02:03 PM PDT · by Boomer · 63 replies
    Boomer ^ | Aug. 5, 2016 | Self
    While watching her in a pre-arranged and set up press conference (basically political theater) this morning she was unable to accept what the FBI Director had said about her being guilty of wrongdoing with the email scandal. I found it fascinating to watch her deny doing anything wrong although the rest of the planet by now knows she was 100% guilty. She also took credit for sending 30,000 emails during her four years as Sec. of State instead of crediting her office and assistants who actually sent the bulk of them. Of course she would then be saying she let...
  • Somali in London knife attack-police said was-mentally ill ‘recommended Jihad terror books’

    08/05/2016 2:49:12 PM PDT · by wtd · 17 replies
    Fox News World ^ | August 5, 2016 | Heat Street
    Somali in London knife attack whom police said was just mentally ill ‘recommended Jihad terror books’ Miles Goslett – The British authorities have said Zakaria Bulhan – the 19-year-old Norwegian man of Somali descent arrested on suspicion of murdering American tourist Darlene Horton in London on Wednesday night and stabbing five others – does not necessarily have any links to Islamic terrorism. However, Heat Street has found evidence that a person using the same name – Zakaria Bulhan – has listed at least one book advocating violent jihadism in their personal account on the Good Reads website since 2014....
  • Seattle doctor sentenced to 49 years after killing partner, son

    07/30/2016 6:50:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | July 29, 2016 | LYNSI BURTON
    After nearly a week of testimony and consideration given to the punishment he will face, a Seattle doctor who admitted to murdering his partner and their toddler son was sentenced to 49 years in prison -- the maximum allowed. Louis Chen, 44, pleaded guilty to reduced charges in February, wanting to avoid a trial. He was sentenced Friday by King County Superior Court Judge Bill Bowman. Chen's defense attorneys spent this week arguing that his mental problems -- and a possibly psychosis-inducing intake of cough syrup -- fueled actions he would otherwise have never committed. On those grounds, they lobbied...
  • 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,...