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  • The Ultimate List of Hobbies for Men: 75+ Ideas For Your Free Time (NFL Replacement List)

    09/25/2017 7:30:21 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 51 replies
    Art of Manliness blog ^ | January 25, 2016 | AoM Team
    In the days of old, leisure time was not thought of as a chance to “veg out,” but as an opportunity to pursue one’s passions and interests — an outlet for the sides of a man that were not stimulated in his professional vocation. Hobbies were deemed important for the way in which they can strengthen every part of a man’s life. They can bring you joy, increase your eye for detail, keep your mind sharp, expand your creativity, help you meet friends, and teach you valuable skills. In short, hobbies add interest to your life and help you become...
  • Graduated school today (shameless vanity)

    09/25/2017 5:48:28 PM PDT · by wastedyears · 43 replies
    wastedyears | 9/25/2017 | wastedyears
    So I graduated school today. 15 1/2 month program culminated this afternoon. There were times when I wanted to pull out my hair, but I made the right decision. Out of less than 30 people - yes, less than 30 people - they chose me to give the valedictory speech, which I totally bombed. I didn't bother to even put together an outline for one. I was really nervous the whole day, and leading up to being introduced, my mind went blank. I guess not bad for a kid that went to NYC public schools; spent 5 years in one...
  • Attention Shelby Mayes! Please quote the parts of Ben Shaprios UC Berkeley speech...

    09/25/2017 2:57:43 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 25,2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Attention Shelby Mayes! Please quote the parts of Ben Shaprio’s UC Berkeley speech that caused you “psychological trauma.” The student newspaper at UC Berkeley recently published this opinion column by Shelby Mayes, a person who is described as being “a UC Berkeley student and the membership development director for the Black Student Union.”Mayes writes:“If your perceived definition of violence is limited to the confines of physical contact, that’s probably because you’ve never had to experience the psychological trauma that comes along with being a Black person in America. I didn’t need to be physically harmed to feel violated by my...
  • "Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop Out"

    09/25/2017 8:35:37 AM PDT · by mononymous · 9 replies
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 9/25/2017 | Mononymous1
    To tweak Timothy Learys famous turn on, tune in, drop out for these times, let me suggest that we turn off, tune out, drop out. Therefore, to the extent possible: "Turn off" any programming or any commercial activity that is a forum that enables the left to continue their relentless attack against our values, our country and yes, our choice for President. If one is interested in a particular sport, for example, get together with friends and play the game. "Tune out" all noise, sloganeering, voices and virtue signaling that come from the various groups that, again, routinely attack us,...
  • See Through Suppressor in Super Slow Motion (110,000 fps)

    09/25/2017 7:29:44 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/24/17 | Smarter Every Day
    Super Slo-Mo video analysis gas restriction in a set of see-thru suppressors.Video Here
  • The danger of the power in fro t of your house.

    09/24/2017 10:37:48 AM PDT · by DWar · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/24/17 | Living Free
    Sparks fly. Power lines dance. Danger all around.
  • POLL: Have the NFL's National Anthem protests affected your game viewing?

    09/24/2017 9:50:31 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 70 replies
    POLL: Have the NFL's National Anthem protests affected your game viewing? No, I will continue to watch NFL games Yes, I have stopped watching NFL games No, I don't watch the NFL anyway I'm not sure
  • Periscope Video of Nephew Graduating MCRD Parris Island 9/22 with Funny Postscript

    09/23/2017 7:57:23 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    Periscope ^ | September 22, 2017 | PJ-Comix
    VIDEO
  • POLL: Was President Trump right to dis-invite The Golden State Warriors from the White House?

    09/23/2017 1:16:44 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 42 replies
    POLL: Was President Trump right to dis-invite The Golden State Warriors from the White House? No, the invitation should remain Yes, the Warriors are anti-American I'm not sure
  • When Milo holds a press conference to explain why Berkeley canceled his upcoming speech...

    09/22/2017 11:29:13 PM PDT · by grundle · 59 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 23, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    When Milo Yiannopoulos holds a press conference to explain why UC Berkeley canceled his upcoming speech, he should just go ahead and give the speech at the press conference According to this article from NPR, UC Berkeley has cancelled Milo Yiannopoulos’s upcoming speech that had been been scheduled to take place next week, because the necessary paperwork had not been filled out. It also says that Yiannopoulos will hold a press conference this Saturday to explain why his speech was canceled.If lack of proper paperwork is the real reason for the cancellation, then they can just reschedule at a future date.When...
  • Mississippi second-grade teacher fired for saying black people should move back to Africa

    09/22/2017 3:31:16 PM PDT · by grundle · 75 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 22, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Mississippi second-grade teacher fired for saying black people should “move back to Africa” According to this article from the New York Post, a Mississippi second-grade teacher was recently fired for posting the following on her Facebook page:“If blacks in this country are so offended, no one is forcing them to stay here. Why don’t they pack up and move back to Africa where they will have to work for a living. I am sure our government will pay for it! We pay for everything else.”Wow. Her statement is highly rude and offensive, and is totally inappropriate for someone who teaches children....
  • POLL: Should anti-Progressive speech be allowed on college campuses?

    09/22/2017 11:22:48 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 16 replies
    POLL: Should anti-Progressive speech be allowed on college campuses? No, speech or viewpoints that are offensive or biased against certain groups of people should not be permitted Yes, students should be exposed to all types of speech and viewpoints I'm not sure
  • fIRST DAY OF aUTUMN

    09/22/2017 8:32:37 AM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies
  • Transportation Funding: Why Its Still Toll Roads Versus Public Transit

    09/21/2017 11:08:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    EfficientGov ^ | September 20, 2017 | Andrea Fox
    Is fighting sprawl still a goal for those who decide the fate of transportation funding at the federal, state and local levels?Transportation planning is deeply connected to economic development, but there in any agreement about transportation funding among government leaders often ends.Parag Khanna, a senior public policy analyst in Singapore and author of “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization,” summarized the political divide over transportation planning like this: “America is increasingly divided not between red states and blue states, but between connected hubs and disconnected backwaters.”But division that stymies transportation planning goes further. Government leaders have always been divided...
  • I feel sad for anyone who thinks Hobby Lobby is racist for selling cotton decorations

    09/21/2017 2:44:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 26 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 21, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    I feel sad for anyone who thinks Hobby Lobby is racist for selling cotton decorations MSN recently published this news story about a woman in Texas who said Hobby Lobby was racist because it sells cotton decorations.For something such as this, the context matters a huge amount.The article includes this picture: In that context, I don’t see any problem.They sell cotton balls at every supermarket and pharmacy.They sell cotton clothing at every clothing store.There needs to be a distinction between actual racism, and imaginary racism.Anyone who criticizes Hobby Lobby for selling cotton has allowed herself to be brainwashed by social justice...
  • Suspect crushes police cruiser with stolen bulldozer

    09/21/2017 9:07:13 AM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 18 replies
    The Extract ^ | 9.19.17 | Editor
    Police in Kankakee, Ill., released footage of a suspect in a stolen bulldozer lead officers in a short foot pursuit after crushing one of the departments vehicles.
  • Kimmel: GOP Are Villains Looking to Take Your Kids Health Care

    09/20/2017 12:17:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 20, 2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    ABC’s self-described “eating pizza” expert, Jimmy Kimmel was at it again on Tuesday, admittedly politicizing his son’s medical condition to push for socialized medicine. This time he was targeting Republican Senator Bill Cassidy and Senate Republicans with disgusting charges of aiming to do cruel things with the lives and health care of Americans. In all, Kimmel’s description painted the GOP as villains in a straight-to-DVD Hollywood flop. “And this new bill actually does pass the Jimmy Kimmel Test, but a different Jimmy Kimmel Test,” he declared, noting that Cassidy wanted his bill to live up to Kimmel’s situation. “This one,...
  • POLL: Which quote better sums up President Trump's speech to the United Nations?

    09/20/2017 8:32:19 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 29 replies
    POLL: Which quote better sums up President Trump's speech to the United Nations? 'It was very dark and dangerous'- Hillary Clinton 'I never heard a bolder or more courageous speech' - Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Believe In Aliens? Youre Probably Racist

    09/19/2017 8:49:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 66 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 18, 2017 | Eric Scheiner
    People who believe in extraterrestrial life are sometimes referred to in a mocking manner. In the ‘X-Files’ TV-series Fox Mulder is often referred to as ‘Spooky,’ but according to a recent article, maybe he should be called ‘racist’– if Mulder believes that aliens built the pyramids in Africa. The Quartz Media article, “Outlandish theories that aliens built the pyramids are rooted in racism,” by Julien Benoit is critical of those who believe the pyramids or other ancient structures were built by aliens. Some may call this belief simply "odd," but Benoit just out and out labels it racist. From the article:...
  • Fed Judge Rules Trump Admin Can't Withhold Grants to 'Sanctuary Cities'

    09/19/2017 8:43:12 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 19, 2017 | P. Gardner Goldsmith
    On Friday, September 15, the Associated Press reported on a fascinating new wrinkle in the centuries-old face of unconstitutional federal activity, and the details might surprise many who are concerned about the sticky issue of immigration. According to the report, Federal District Judge Harry Leinenweber just ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department cannot withhold federal public safety grants to so-called Sanctuary Cities if the politicians in those cities did not conform to federal immigration policies. This, in effect, temporarily removes a powerful tool in the Trump Administrations work shed as the President attempts to wrangle with...