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  • Trump’s ‘ugly’ claim about stocks is backed by Morgan Stanley economist

    09/29/2016 11:38:30 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 8 replies
    http://www.marketwatch.c ^ | Sept 29, 2016 2:17 p.m. ET | Mark DeCambre
    Donald Trump is seeing ugly bubbles in stocks. By MarkDeCambre “We are in a big fat ugly bubble, and we better be careful,” declared Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the first of three debates with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Monday. The statement was one of many zingers Trump lobbed as he attempted to cast the economy and the U.S. market as standing on a precarious footing. It is a charge that, in part, he hopes will serve as a rebuke to President Barack Obama’s presidency and indirectly to Clinton who served as U.S. Secretary of State. At least...
  • Why is TV viewership down? (NFL)

    09/29/2016 11:01:59 AM PDT · by captaincaveman · 85 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | September 29, 2016 | Mike Florio
    Fewer people are watching the NFL on TV, and no one really knows why. The NFL Players Association admits that the trend is an obvious concern. The league has kept quiet, likely fearful that talking about the situation would lend credence to the dynamic, possibly causing other fans who are still watching the games to say, “Maybe I should stop, too.” The decline has become a mystery, for the media and surely for the NFL.
  • boat sinking survivor defends vessel’s safety [tr] as heiress mother drowns

    09/29/2016 9:49:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 12 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/29/16 | Rosen et al
    ...Nathan Carman, who was rescued on Sunday from a life raft about 115 miles off Martha’s Vineyard, said during a telephone interview he was “trying to come to terms with what seems like a fact: that my mom really is gone.” “My understanding when we went out was that the boat was seaworthy,” he said. “Clearly something happened, but I don’t know what, and I don’t know how it could have been prevented.” Authorities said Carman ventured some 80 miles farther out to sea than his mother, Linda, had expected. They are investigating whether Carman had made repairs to his...
  • Report Says Obama Adminstration Failed To Follow Health Law

    09/29/2016 9:29:07 AM PDT · by tekrat · 8 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 9/29/2016 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
    The nonpartisan investigative agency of Congress says the Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients. The finding by the Government Accountability Office is a setback for the White House and bolsters Republican complaints that administration officials bent the law as problems arose carrying out its complicated provisions. The law specified that $5 billion from a $25 billion fee to compensate insurers would go directly to the Treasury. But when fee collections fell short, the administration failed to allocate a share of money...
  • Clinton is now beating Trump in 5 must-win battleground states

    09/29/2016 8:13:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 118 replies
    Voters in five battleground states declared Hillary Clinton the winner of this week’s debate against Donald Trump, boosting her fortunes in those key races, a new poll showed Thursday. A majority of voters in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia all told Public Policy Polling that Clinton got the better of Trump in their first showdown. The Public Policy poll was taken Tuesday and Wednesday, giving voters at least one night to digest Monday’s slugfest at Hofstra University. Clinton’s debate also helped her bounce to leads in all five states, according to the poll. In four-way races that include...
  • BLM Leader Batters Girlfriend for not Aborting Baby

    09/28/2016 7:12:33 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 17, 2016 | The Black Sphere
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPNmMwOCbOw
  • Kevin Jackson 082316 getting kicked off Facebook [Zuckerberg bans black conservative]

    09/28/2016 6:47:13 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 1, 2016 | The Black Sphere
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6Mq0cUt5pY
  • This is what a great father looks like! [two minute video]

    09/28/2016 6:40:55 PM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 23, 2016 | The Black Sphere
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QtJccSWN4g
  • Panic, Anxiety Spark Rush to Build Luxury Bunkers for L.A.'s Superrich [Rev 9]

    09/28/2016 1:15:58 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 81 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 9/28/2016 | Ingrid Schmid
    Oscar winners, sports stars and Bill Gates are building lavish bunkers — with amenities ranging from a swimming pool to a bowling alley — as global anxiety fuels sales and owners "could be the next Adam and Eve." Given the increased frequency of terrorist bombings and mass shootings and an under-lying sense of havoc fed by divisive election politics, it's no surprise that home security is going over the top and hitting luxurious new heights. Or, rather, new lows, as the average depth of a new breed of safe haven that occupies thousands of square feet is 10 feet under...
  • Concealed-Carrying Walmart Employee Turns Tables on Armed Robber

    09/28/2016 10:07:50 AM PDT · by grundle · 64 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 27, 2016 | Stephen Gutowski
    An employee at a Florida Walmart store defended himself by shooting an armed robber on Wednesday. Ervin Jones was sitting in his car waiting for his shift to begin at the Sunrise, Florida store around 3:30 a.m. when a man approached him. The man, identified by police as 28-year-old Terrence G. Pearson, then showed Jones a gun and demanded money. Jones responded by opening fire on the armed robber, killing him. “The boy came up to him,” an anonymous co-worker told WSVN. “He showed him, he said, ‘You know what this is, right? Give me everything,’ so he just opened...
  • First Temple-Era Gate Shrine Unearthed in Israel [PHOTOS]

    09/28/2016 9:23:26 AM PDT · by Lera · 28 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | 9/28/16 | Jonathan Benedek
    Archaeologists have unearthed a city-gate and shrine dating to the First Temple Era. An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) team headed by Sa'ar Ganor discovered the ruins in the Tel Lachish National Park. "Tel Lachish was the most important city in Judea, after Jerusalem," Ganor told Tazpit Press Service (TPS). "This is the biggest city-gate we have found in the Land of Israel." "The size of the gate is consistent our historical and archaeological data that indicates Lachish was a major city and the most important one after Jerusalem," Ganor said. The city gate is approximately 24 by 24 meters in...
  • Sheriff Clarke Subdues Unruly Airline Passenger

    09/28/2016 8:28:00 AM PDT · by vette6387 · 52 replies
    Tea Party ^ | vette6387
    On a flight from Milwaukee to Charlotte, Sheriff Davide Clarke of Milwaukee had to forceably restrain a drunk, unruly Black passenger. Passenger was taken into custody by police when the plane landed.
  • Police investigate complaint that officer posted racist comments

    09/28/2016 7:33:11 AM PDT · by jerod · 5 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Posted: Sep 27, 2016 8:12 PM ET | CBC online
    'Overt racism' alleged in online comments following death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook A complaint alleging that an Ottawa police officer posted racist comments about Indigenous people and the death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook is under investigation. Gatineau, Que., resident Veldon Coburn made the complaint Sunday night after he noticed two comments on an Ottawa Citizen article about the death of Pootoogook, a celebrated Inuk artist whose body was found in the Rideau River last week. The comments, which Coburn noted were "troubling for the overt racism of the text" were posted from the Facebook account of Chris Hrnchiar,...
  • This is what happens when you get rid of 75% of your stuff

    09/27/2016 10:13:41 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 61 replies
    Market Watch ^ | Sept 27, 2016 | ALESSANDRA MALITO
    The way Cait Flanders got her financial house in order should probably come with a “Try this at your own risk” warning. First, the Canadian blogger paid off $30,000 in student and credit card debt. A year later, Flanders threw out 75% of her belongings and put herself on a strict two-year shopping ban. Since then, she’s learned a lot about money, budgeting, and why we spend — she even lost 30 pounds. Now she has some tips to share. After becoming financially free, Flanders still didn’t feel satisfied with the way she was handling her money, so in 2014,...
  • Swarthmore Paper Apologizes for ‘Accidentally’ Printing Column With Conservative Viewpoint

    09/27/2016 9:33:46 PM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    heatst.com ^ | September 13, 2016 | Emily Zanotti
    The Swarthmore Daily Gazette has utterly failed its student body and it would like to issue a sincere and full apology. You see, on Monday, the Daily Gazette, the voice of Swarthmore College, printed an opinion column with a conservative viewpoint, overestimating the capacity of Swarthmore students to accept an opinion that might depart, in substance, from the standard liberal pedagogy. Today, they acknowledge that the column did not meet with its “rigorous” editorial standards — “We Fucked Up,” as the apology is headlined — and such an incident will never happen again. The opinion column in question, which still...
  • Archaeologists discover 19th century pub full of untouched bottles of brandy

    09/27/2016 7:55:24 PM PDT · by Mariner · 20 replies
    The Week ^ | September 27th, 2016 | Jeva Lange
    Archaeologists have uncovered a forgotten 200-year-old pub beneath the city of Manchester, England. And the best part? It still has full, untouched bottles of brandy inside, The Independent reports. Archaeologists discovered the underground pub — once known as the Astley Arms — when they were brought in to inspect the site of a future skyscraper. During the excavation, they found pottery belonging to Thomas Evans, who was the landlord of Astley Arms in 1821. "It's brilliant because you can suddenly connect it to the local people in the area. We looked online about [Evans'] family history and one of his...
  • Crucifix, Trump chalkings reported as 'hate incidents' at UW-L

    09/27/2016 5:22:34 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 23 replies
    CampusReform.org ^ | September 27, 2016 | Anthony Gockowski
    A report released by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s “Hate Response Team” shows that more than 10 percent of reported hate incidents were determined to be fake or frivolous. In fact, the report notes that 28 of 192 reports were found to be either completely fake or “not a bias/hate incident,” accounting for 14 percent of all incidents reported. Meanwhile, of the reports that were legitimate, students complained about everything from images of the crucifix to a blog post about life on campus as a white student. According to The La Crosse Tribune, one student reported feeling unsafe when discovering...
  • Former college administrator caught stealing Trump signs

    09/27/2016 4:10:31 PM PDT · by digger48 · 58 replies
    WISH ^ | September 27, 2016 | Dave Gerber
    AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — If anything, the 2016 presidential election has been divisive, for the candidates and for voters. And so, when several Donald Trump campaign signs went missing from Charlie Tulumello’s front yard, he assumed it was just neighborhood kids playing a prank. Never did he think the thief was a former administrator at a local college, and a PhD in his 60s. After the thief struck twice, Tulumello decided to place a pair of trail cameras on trees in his front yard to catch any overnight action. Three times, a man — and twice with his dog —...
  • 8 Montgomery County Fishermen Charged With Poaching [Find the common thread]

    09/27/2016 12:21:17 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 28 replies
    patch.com ^ | 27 Sept 2016 | By Deb Belt (Patch Staff)
    GAITHERSBURG, MD — Eight Montgomery County men were charged over the weekend with poaching striped bass in Dorchester County, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Three men were caught shortly before 4 a.m. Friday near Ferry Bridge on Hooper Island with 36 striped bass, 31 of which were undersized. Juan C. Ardon Gonzalez, 44, Melvin Omar Guzman, 45, and Juan Francisco Cruz-Hernandez, 33, all of Gaithersburg, were charged with catching over the recreational limit of two fish, keeping undersized striped bass, catching fish outside legal hours and keeping an undersized sea trout. All three men must appear in Dorchester County...
  • Earth's atmospheric oxygen levels continue long slide

    09/27/2016 11:09:49 AM PDT · by rockinqsranch · 22 replies
    Accuweather ^ | September 27, 2016 | Charles Q. Choi
    Atmospheric oxygen levels have declined over the past 1 million years, although not nearly enough to trigger any major problems for life on Earth, a new study finds.
  • ABC: Did Hillary have ‘seizure’ during debate?

    09/27/2016 8:29:15 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 141 replies
    Did Hillary Clinton have a seizure during the Hofstra University debate? That’s what an ABC affiliate is wondering. Clinton briefly wiggled and smiled when Lester Holt turned the focus to her. Linky
  • Woman Steals Trump Signs - Videotaped Herself Doing It - Posted Online Bragging About Her Crime

    09/26/2016 2:03:28 PM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 7, 2016 | Mark Dice
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWQS_M4sWmY
  • A Profile In Courage? (Youtube video)

    09/26/2016 2:00:05 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 26, 2016 | Personal
    This brave fellow takes a risk with a skunk in need and comes out smelling like a rose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NoSSCmaHn4
  • Why are Donald Trump's signs being stolen? [CNN airs footage of thieves stealing signs]

    09/26/2016 1:37:11 PM PDT · by grundle · 29 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5iWqEFVOgw
  • Remedy for Washington gridlock, presidential lies [Chuck Norris linked to my blog]

    09/26/2016 12:37:01 PM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | Spetember 25, 2016 | Chuck Norris
    Justice Robert Jackson, a judge at the Nuremberg trials, said: “It is not the function of the government to stop the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.” We the people have got to take our country back! One way we can do this is to elect people who will do what they say they will do. Laura Ingraham wrote in an article, “When Barack Obama said he would get tough with China and renegotiate NAFTA, he was placed into the White House – where he swiftly...
  • Debate progress: Live updates! (satire)

    09/26/2016 11:57:21 AM PDT · by VideoPaul · 30 replies
    Self | 9/26/16 | Self
    3:00 P{M: Hillary is being given the wake-me-up injection now. Handlers are changing her diaper and fitting the waste collection bags at this time. Pants suit at the ready...
  • Clinton's Last-Minute Debate Prep Includes an 'Affable Trump'

    09/26/2016 9:20:36 AM PDT · by LittleSpotBlog · 109 replies
    NBC News ^ | 8/26/16 | Andrea Mitchell
    Hillary Clinton is doing more debate prep at a hotel near her Westchester home today, including mock rehearsals featuring an "affable Trump," NBC News reports. The planning has evolved away from a focus solely on a more caustic rival, according to reporting from NBC's Kelly O'Donnell. Sources say, "We are betting now that most of our preparations are into dealing with the possible curve-ball that Trump comes out being more subdued."
  • Homa Hoodfar released from Tehran jail, Trudeau confirms

    09/26/2016 8:40:08 AM PDT · by jerod · 2 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Sep 26, 2016 10:17 AM ET
    Concordia University professor Homa Hoodfar, who has been detained in Tehran's infamous Evin prison since June 6, has been released, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed. Hoodfar, who is 65 and suffers from a rare neurological disease that causes severe muscle weakness, was in hospital at one point before being returned to her cell, according to her family. They said she could barely walk or talk. The Iranian-Canadian anthropology professor was arrested while on a personal and research visit to Iran, her family said. "Canadians are relieved that Dr. Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited...
  • Harvard professor discusses race, power and science in academia

    09/26/2016 8:12:47 AM PDT · by pabianice · 20 replies
    UMass Daily Collegian ^ | 9/26/16 | Curtin
    John Asher Johnson, a professor of astrophysics and astronomy at Harvard University, led a discussion about the lack of racial diversity in STEM academia and the need for national discussions of race and social power at his talk Friday in the Integrative Learning Center. “If I’m worrying about where my next meal comes from, I’m not trying to get telescope time.” said Johnson during the talk. The event titled “The Language of Equity and Inclusion: Four Simple Words” had about 35 people in attendance, leaving the majority of ILC S131 room empty. The discussion looked at some of the reasons...
  • Video: Hillary Clinton Conquers Stairs, Curb with Aides Watching Closely

    09/26/2016 7:53:55 AM PDT · by kevcol · 104 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 25, 2016
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gingerly navigated stairs and a curb as she slowly left a building to enter a vehicle in Manhattan Sunday afternoon, with several staffers and her security detail closely monitoring her progress. In a video taken by an ABC News reporter, Clinton emerges from the building, holding onto the door frame while two aides hold the door open — one above her, one below her. She then takes a sideways step towards the metal railing and slowly makes her way down the stairs with an apparent Secret Service agent behind her.
  • Rancid small-state nationalism surges in Europe: Don Murray analysis.

    09/26/2016 7:35:09 AM PDT · by jerod · 15 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Sep 26, 2016 5:00 AM ET | Don Murray
    Ah, there's nothing like a referendum or two to set the emotions swirling and stir up political havoc. Add a nasty election to the mix, and you have a savoury stew of rancid, small-state nationalism along Europe's southern flank. Let's start with the referendum vote in Republika Srpska, which took place on Sunday. This entity has a violent and sordid history. Officially it is part of Bosnia, and once it was part of Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia cracked apart into warring pieces in 1991. On Jan. 9, 1992 the self-declared Republika Srpska, made up almost entirely of Bosnian Serbs, asserted its "independence"...
  • 'Playing guns,' spaghetti Westerns and our violent gun culture

    09/26/2016 5:11:12 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 55 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 26 sept 2016 | John Blades
    I grew up with guns. Along with my boyhood pals, I grew up coveting, collecting and running wild with guns. "Let's play guns!" was our sham battle cry during those innocent years, the 1940s and '50s. While girls were jumping rope and playing jacks, we boys were shooting up the neighborhood. Depending on the season, we were just as likely to have been playing baseball, basketball or football. But "guns" was our sport for all seasons, fair weather and foul, indoors and out. From prekindergarten years until adolescence, guns had a powerful grip on our imaginations and our sporting lives,...
  • OVER IN OHIO? Clinton Campaign Pulling Plug On Battleground State?

    09/26/2016 4:07:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 09/25/16 | Kyle Olson
    Is Hillary Clinton’s campaign pulling the plug on its hopes to win the batlleground state of battleground states: Ohio? That’s what CNN’s Jeff Zeleny wondered this morning as he noted Clinton has not been in the state since her epic Cleveland coughing fit on Labor Day.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSFZTd9PgRs “So long Ohio? It’s been 20 days Hillary Clinton has stepped foot into this class battleground state, and she’s not expected to visit it again in the month of September,” Zeleny said. But it’s not because the campaign believes she has it sewn up, but rather the opposite. “That is a nod to the...
  • NBC Gaming The Optics With Custom Podium To Enlarge Hillary Clinton’s Stature and Visibility

    09/26/2016 3:48:01 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 09/25/16 | Sundance
    There was some discussion last week about how NBC would try to physically aid candidate Hillary Clinton’s optics with a custom designed debate platform intended to give the viewer the a false illusion of scale and scope. Well, it appears that NBC has done exactly that. A comparison of both debate podiums reflects that one is visibly larger, and taller, than the other; and a debate standing platform is evident as the stage is being set up.
  • Gary Johnson eyes interplanetary civilization as solution to climate change

    09/25/2016 6:43:54 PM PDT · by kevcol · 51 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 25, 2016 | Ben Smith
    In an interview with ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Johnson told host George Stephanopoulos that "we do have to inhabit other planets. The future of the human race is space exploration," as one possible solution for climate change.
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    09/25/2016 8:52:00 AM PDT · by Faith · 11 replies
    September 25, 2016 | Faith
    But rise, and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared unto you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of these things which you have seen and those things in which I will appear unto you . . . Acts 26: 16
  • Vanity: Is there a way to get a message to Trump w/o filtering through others?

    09/25/2016 7:04:58 AM PDT · by meatloaf · 99 replies
    N/A ^ | N/A | N/A
    There's something about Hillary that would be useful for Trump to know that could be negated easily during the debate. Is there a way to provide that information to Trump without posting publicly?
  • Poll: Trump or Clinton - Who is more trustworthy?

    09/24/2016 10:54:22 PM PDT · by ConquerWeMust · 35 replies
    MSN Politics ^ | September 24, 2016 | MSN
    Which candidate for president is the most truthful? 31% Trump by a lot 7% Trump by a little 12% Neither 13% Clinton by a little 37% Clinton by a lot
  • Near tie in RCP EV count (C 272, T 266)

    09/24/2016 4:51:10 PM PDT · by ConquerWeMust · 71 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 24, 2016 | RCP
    Clinton has been sitting at 301 EVs for weeks in the RCP no toss up states average. Just today she is down to 272. One more state needed. Which one? CO, NH, PA, VA, WI?
  • Flowers will be at debate

    09/24/2016 1:31:55 PM PDT · by Hildy · 111 replies
    After Hillary Clinton's campaign seated notorious Donald Trump troll Mark Cuban in the front row of the first presidential debate, Trump fired back by threatening to invite Gennifer Flowers, who accepted. "If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Jennifer (sic) Flowers right alongside of him!" the GOP nominee tweeted Saturday. Within hours, Flowers announced that she would be happy to be there. The move by the Trump team appears to indicate that Trump will be bringing up former Pres. Clinton’s marital infidelities in an attempt to humiliate Democratic...
  • VIDEO: French bulldog vocalizes 'love' for his 'mom'

    09/24/2016 12:58:50 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 55 replies
    ArcaMax ^ | September 23, 2016 | ArcaMax
    "A French bulldog in Canada showed off an unusual trick -- using his voice to express "love" for his mom."
  • NAACP calls for independent investigation into Tyre King shooting [NAACP defends armed robber]

    09/24/2016 11:26:36 AM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | September 24, 2016 | Michael Huson
    The NAACP is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to begin an independent investigation into officer-involved shootings by the Columbus Division of Police. A letter sent this week to the Justice Department follows the death of 13-year-old Tyre King, who was shot and killed by Officer Bryan Mason Sept. 14 after police say King robbed a man at gunpoint, then pulled the gun from the waistband of his pants as Mason chased him. The gun later was determined to be a BB gun. King’s death is highlighted in the letter from the NAACP, along with other Columbus police officer-involved shootings....
  • In debate between Clinton, Trump, moderators will be judged, too (boohoo from CBC)

    09/24/2016 10:47:40 AM PDT · by jerod · 5 replies
    CBC News Website ^ | 2016-09-24 | By Mark Gollom
    With the highly anticipated first U.S. presidential debate set for Monday night, veteran journalist Jim Lehrer, a seasoned moderator of such contests, is just as happy to sit this one out. "Oh no, heavens no," he says, when asked if he regrets not participating in the long-awaited political dust-up between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. But, then, in mid-sentence, he reconsiders. "Having done as many as I have done — for the most part being exhilarated by the experience — it's hard not to say 'Well, you know I could do this, it might be really interesting.' But...
  • Rutgers law professors say pets are 'animal slaves,' argue domestication is form of torture

    09/24/2016 7:51:38 AM PDT · by kevcol · 112 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 22, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    They wrote that in a fair and just world, “there would be no pets at all, no fields full of sheep, and no barns full of pigs, cows and egg-laying hens. There would be no aquaria and no zoos.” “If animals matter morally, we must recalibrate all aspects of our relationship with them. The issue we must confront is not whether our exploitation of them is ‘humane’ — with all of the concomitant tinkering with the practices of animal-use industries — but rather whether we can justify using them at all,” they concluded.
  • Liberals’ Faces Melted After Reading This Blonde, White Journo’s Tweets About Charlotte Shootings

    09/23/2016 8:14:57 PM PDT · by grundle · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 22, 2016 | Christian Datoc
    Katie Hopkins has received both backlash and support for a tweet she posted Thursday morning about the current social unrest in Charlotte, NC. The tweet said: "Black man shot by another black man during a protest of shooting of a black man by a black cop. My white privilege means I don't understand"
  • Reagan auction items sell for 10 times estimate in New York

    09/23/2016 7:43:10 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 30 replies
    The 25 inch (63 cm) long, graffiti-covered fragment of the Berlin Wall, signed by Reagan, sold for US$277,500 to an undisclosed buyer. It had been expected to fetch up to US$20,000. [Snip] Reagan's cowboy boots, a gift from Western movie actor Rex Allen, sold for US$199,500 compared to a pre-sale estimate of US$20,000...
  • Best of Bread: Look What You've Done (1988)

    09/23/2016 5:33:41 PM PDT · by Old Yeller · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/19/12 | Bread
    Good Album
  • Curt Schilling in for Howie Carr today

    09/23/2016 12:12:34 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    howiecarrshow.com ^ | 9/23/16 | raccoonradio
    Curt Schilling is in for Howie Carr today on his network, 3-7 pm ET. (A couple dozen affiliates in northeast). Schilling has a regular show 9-noon online (hopefully soon on some radio affiliates). Those wanting to hear the baseball great, conservative, Steeler fan, etc talk politics can check him out at howiecarrshow.com
  • NCAA won’t play in North Carolina because of ‘human rights violations,’...

    09/23/2016 11:52:21 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 34 replies
    babalublog ^ | Sep 18, 2016 | Alberto Delacruz
    .... but plays in Cuba and China!
  • Money Laundering Scheme Exposed: 14 Pro-Clinton Super PACs and Non-Profits Implicated

    09/23/2016 10:59:54 AM PDT · by blueyon · 8 replies
    TheCitizensAudit.com ^ | 9/19/16 | Andrew Kerr
    This is serious. David Brock operates over a dozen pro-Clinton organizations from his office in Washington DC. Uncovered records expose a constant flow of money between his organizations. Brock’s unregistered Professional Solicitor, the Bonner Group, receives a 12.5% cut every time money is moved. There’s a reason why David Brock chooses to house an unregistered Professional Solicitor in his office to raise money for his conglomerate of Super PACs and non-profits. Professional Solicitors are required to disclose their active solicitation contracts. Brock wants his unregistered solicitor, the Bonner Group, to keep their client list hidden for a very specific reason....