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  • French Property of the Week: Charming stone house with guest property in Charente-Maritime

    08/20/2017 4:45:40 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 14 replies
    TheLocal ^ | 8 August 2017
    Do you dream of having your very own guest house in France? If so, check out our Property of the Week. Where is it? The property is in a small, quiet village called Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis situated between the beautiful coastal city of La Rochelle (20km) and the picturesque town of Surgčres (17km) in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France. La Rochelle International Airport is situated just 30 minutes away from Aigrefeuille d'Aunis by car, with flights to London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh and Brussels, among other international destinations. How much does it cost? It's on the...
  • Landlord kills tenant during eviction – as tenant's girlfriend spoke with cops, police say

    An eviction turned deadly Friday night and a landlord is now in jail on a first-degree murder charge after police say he shot a tenant living at his parent’s Duck Key home. Ryan Wilder, 32, of Winter Springs, Fla. is being held in county jail in Marathon on no bond. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives say he shot and killed Kenneth Palicki, 47, shortly before 6:30 p.m. Friday night. Palicki and his girlfriend, Colleen Lyons, 25, lived at 162 North Indies Drive, a house owned by Wilder’s parents, said Deputy Becky Herrin, media relations officer for the Sheriff’s Office. Palicki...
  • Paul Ryan Told GOP To ‘Keep President Hillary Clinton Accountable’ Because ‘Trump Can’t Win’

    08/20/2017 2:49:56 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    GP ^ | Joshua Caplan
    It’s well documented that Speaker Paul Ryan was not and is still not a supporter of President Trump. Texas GOP Congressman Louie Gohmert reveals Ryan told fellow Congressmen that they should be focused on keeping “President Hillary Clinton” accountable because Donald Trump won’t win the White House.Townhall reports:   Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) has revealed that during the 2016 presidential campaign, House Speaker Paul Ryan told him and his fellow Republicans to give up on Donald Trump’s campaign and just focus their energy on keeping “President Hillary Clinton accountable.” According to Ryan, the Republicans had no chance at the White...
  • Jerry Lewis, Comedy Legend, Dies at 91

    08/20/2017 12:32:47 PM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 97 replies
    http://variety.com ^ | 8/20/17 | Richard Natale, Carmel Dagan
    Jerry Lewis, the brash slapstick comic who teamed with Dean Martin in the 1950s and later starred in “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy” before launching the Muscular Dystrophy telethon, has died in Las Vegas. He was 91. The Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John Katsilometes reported that he died at his home at 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning. Lewis’ agent has since confirmed the news to Variety. Over the past ten years of his life, the cranky icon’s reputation soured slightly as he was forced to apologize for making a gay slur on camera during the 2007 telethon, continued to make...
  • Little Big Shots: Katherine's Beautiful Mind (video)

    08/20/2017 9:17:47 AM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 14, 2017 | Little Big Shots
    Take a break from all the madness and be amazed.
  • Is Google Working with Liberal Groups to Snuff Out Conservative Websites?

    08/20/2017 6:56:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/19/17 | Paula Bolyard
    Google revealed in a blog post that it is now using machine learning to document "hate crimes and events" in America. They've partnered with liberal groups like ProPublica, BuzzFeed News, and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to make information about "hate events" easily accessible to journalists. And now, there are troubling signs that this tool could be used to ferret out writers and websites that run afoul of the progressive orthodoxy. In the announcement, Simon Rogers, data editor of Google News Labs, wrote: Now, with ProPublica, we are launching a new machine learning tool to help journalists covering hate...
  • Bannon Plotting Fox News Competitor As Curious Details Of Roger Ailes’ Involvement Emerge

    08/20/2017 6:33:13 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 73 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/19/17 | Joshua Caplan
    Former Chief White House Strategist and current executive chairman of Breitbart News, Steve Bannon, is wasting no time in expanding the leading populist news network. Bannon is reportedly plotting a television channel to rival Fox News. Strikingly, the idea was first proposed by former Fox News CEO, the late Roger Ailes. Axios reports:   Axios’ Jonathan Swan hears Bannon has told friends he sees a massive opening to the right of Fox News, raising the possibility that he’s going to start a network. Bannon’s friends are speculating about whether it will be a standalone TV network, or online streaming only. Before his death...
  • Paul Ryan Advised Republicans To Run From Trump Prior To Election Day, Says Gohmert

    08/19/2017 10:08:29 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 71 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/19/17 | Ginni Thomas
    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan advised Republicans to run away from candidate Donald Trump before the election in order to save themselves and hold a future-President Hillary Clinton accountable, Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas revealed in an exclusive video interview with The Daily Caller New Foundation. “Are you crazy? We haven’t held anyone accountable. You haven’t even let us hold the IRS commissioner accountable [for using government power to harm President Obama’s political adversaries],” an astonished Gohmert said to the speaker on a call. Gohmert told TheDCNF he speaks so courageously because he wants the party to succeed...
  • American Blackout

    08/19/2017 9:10:34 PM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 25 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 8-18-2017 | Alice Ristroph
    On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will arrive mid-morning on the coast of Oregon. The moon’s shadow will be about 70 miles wide, and it will race across the country faster than the speed of sound, exiting the eastern seaboard shortly before 3 p.m. local time. It has been dubbed the Great American Eclipse, and along most of its path, there live almost no black people. Presumably, this is not explained by the implicit bias of the solar system. It is a matter of population density, and more specifically geographic variations in population density by race, for which...
  • Tina Fey on protesting after Charlottesville [tells protestors to stay home and eat cake]

    08/19/2017 4:14:18 PM PDT · by grundle · 11 replies
    Saturday Night Live at YouTube ^ | August 17, 2017 | Tina Fey
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVvpXZxXWZU
  • White need to fulfill supremacy - dog ownership

    08/19/2017 11:19:43 AM PDT · by Towed_Jumper · 116 replies
    Boston-Craigslist ^ | August 18, 2017 | Not Attributed
    See all the White folk. Walking their precious dogs for all to see. They even talk to them. A replacement for their slave-owner, inner desire. They can't own a Negro, so now they replace that urge with a dog. Most will play the white guilt game, but really, the dog is their new negro. A lot of them train their kids to walk and OWN the dog too. To perpetuate the need. Racist to the bone. No change after all these years.
  • 'Predator' actor Sonny Landham dead at 76 ("Billy Sole")

    08/19/2017 1:02:18 AM PDT · by Az Joe · 16 replies
    MSN ^ | 08/18/2017 | AP
    Landham, who was part Cherokee and Seminole, was perhaps most known for playing the Native American tracker Billy Sole in the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger film "Predator
  • There Is No Such Thing As White Cultural Heritage. The West’s Legacy Is Open To All

    08/18/2017 9:58:01 PM PDT · by Mafe · 52 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 18, 2017 | Nathanael Blake
    The Nazi LARPers and Confederate cosplayers at Charlottesville, along with their alt-right supporters, frequently justify themselves by claiming to be defenders of white culture and heritage. However, it is unclear how a Nazi Tiki-torch parade accomplishes this. Nonetheless, let us consider the merits of the claim, which is, in part at least, a response to leftwing identity politics that relentlessly racialize everything. Unsurprisingly, endlessly essentializing and demonizing whiteness helped produce some whites who accept the premise of racial identity but ditch the conclusion of white guilt in favor of white supremacy. Are they correct that there is a distinct white...
  • How To Know You're In A Mass Hysteria Bubble

    08/18/2017 5:13:13 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 16 replies
    Scott Adam's Blog ^ | 08/17/2017 | Scott Adams
    History is full of examples of Mass Hysterias. They happen fairly often. The cool thing about mass hysterias is that you don’t know when you are in one. But sometimes the people who are not experiencing the mass hysteria can recognize when others are experiencing one, if they know what to look for. I’ll teach you what to look for.
  • Why I Wouldn’t Change a Word of Trump’s Statement

    08/18/2017 8:37:34 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 5 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 08/17/17 | Esther Goldberg
    President Trump on Saturday first addressed the alarming violence that was then unfolding in Charlottesville, Virginia, between neo-nazi nationalists and their opponents, the alt-Left “activists” that includes groups such as Antifa, Black Lives Matter, Communists, anarchists, and supporters of Palestinian terror. Trump had been scheduled to speak about the Veterans Administration. To the extent his comments addressed Charlottesville, they were hastily constructed, on the basis of incomplete knowledge. Representing Donald Trump, unplugged and unvarnished, they came straight from his heart. And, to my mind, they were perfect. I wouldn’t change a word. “Egregious” displays of “hatred, bigotry and violence” have...
  • The Tragedy and Exploitation of Charlottesville

    08/18/2017 6:24:18 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 10 replies
    Creators.com ^ | 08/18/17 | David limbaugh
    The inexhaustible left is perpetually lying in wait to entrap President Donald Trump in some impeachable offense. Sadly, some vocal Trump critics on the right seem just as eager to purge America of Trump. They hate him and hate that he won, and their impeachment lust will not be satiated until he's gone. The Trump haters on the right are one thing. But don't be deceived into believing that the anti-Trump angst factories on the left are only about Trump. To be sure, these leftists hate Trump with a white-hot passion, but their primary goal is to thwart, suppress and...
  • The Democrats Wanted Charlottesville (This is good)

    08/18/2017 3:05:34 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 52 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | William L. Gensert
    The riots were not about a statue and it was not about the alt-right. Antifa (an umbrella term for different nominally “anti-fascist” groups) has been itching for a real fight for a long time. It was only fun attacking Trump supporters for so long (as they did in Seattle over the weekend), and their exposure in the press has been diminishing. What’s the point of rioting if you can’t get your group on CNN? Sure, you can’t let your identity be known because of potential criminal charges but the mask takes care of that. Then, you can tell your friends...
  • The Next Monument to Slavery and Racism that Should be Toppled- The Democratic Party

    08/17/2017 4:51:17 PM PDT · by mystery-ak · 24 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | August 17. 2017 | AbaraXas
    Robert E. Lee. Stonewall Jackson. Nathan Bedford Forest. In the past few weeks, monuments and statues to the Confederacy have been removed around the country. Schools have begun changing their names, and even streets and parks are undergoing name changes. All of this is due to what many see are memorials to one of the darkest sins of our nation, slavery and racism.
  • Let President Trump Do His Job

    08/17/2017 3:58:06 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 08/13/17
    AD CITES MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS, INCLUDING JOBS, THE ECONOMY AND MILITARY STRENGTH EXCORIATES MEDIA “ATTACKING OUR PRESIDENT” AND “POLITICIANS STANDING IN THE WAY”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vptm8IvmPck
  • Silicon Valley Billionaires Are the New Robber Barons

    08/17/2017 3:02:17 PM PDT · by Mafe · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | August 17, 2017 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Progressives used to pressure U.S. corporations to cut back on outsourcing and on the tactic of building their products abroad to take advantage of inexpensive foreign workers. During the 2012 election, President Obama attacked Mitt Romney as a potential illiberal “outsourcer-in-chief” for investing in companies that went overseas in search of cheap labor. Yet most of the computers and smartphones sold by Silicon Valley companies are still being built abroad — to mostly silence from progressive watchdogs.