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  • Obama hopes to create 'a million young Barack Obamas'

    03/26/2018 6:07:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 55 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 3/26/2018 | Clare Foran
    Former President Barack Obama says he aspires to create "a million young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas" who will pick up the baton in what he describes as the "relay race that is human progress." At a conference in Japan on Sunday, the former president spoke about how he hopes the Obama Foundation, a nonprofit formed in January 2014, will help achieve his post-presidential aims. "After I left office, what I realized is that the Obama Foundation could potentially create a platform for young, up-and-coming leaders, both in the United States and all around the world to come together, meet...
  • Q-Anon's latest post - It's "Put up or Shut-up" time!

    02/10/2018 8:07:16 AM PST · by Buckeye Battle Cry · 217 replies
    Q Anon #696: (2/9/18) qcodefag.github.io/ ^ | 2/9/2018 | Q Anon ^ | February 10, 2018 | Buckeye Battle Cry - VANITY
    Q-Anon has arrived, for Free Republic credibility purposes, at the Rubicon: HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA [Next Week] HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA The believers and the doubters will have their moment of clarity on this matter by this time next week. What say you?
  • Which Personality Disorders Do Your Favorite Actors Have?

    01/28/2018 3:38:53 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    Psychology Today ^ | January 20, 2018 | Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
    People choose professions for many reasons, not the least of which is their ability, and some of which is the luck of being at the right place at the right time. [snip] With this as a background, University College of London psychologists Mark Davison and Adrian Furnham (2018) decided to dig into a question that you’ve probably had many times, especially if you follow celebrity news sites. Are all actors narcissists? [snip] Taking a look now at the results, perhaps not surprisingly, actors scored higher on the so-called “Cluster B” personality disorder traits of Narcissistic, Histrionic, and Borderline. However, their...
  • Hollywood to Introduce Award Show Honoring Award Shows (Parody)

    01/11/2018 7:09:33 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 8 replies
    Vanity | January 11, 2018 | EdnaMode
    The never-ending awards season is about to get even longer. Debuting in December 2018, The "Awardies," the first-ever award show honoring award shows, will honor the best from all award shows including film, television, theater, and music awards. Categories for the "Awardies" will include best award show, host, presenter, speech, reaction by a winner, reaction by a loser, musical performance, best outfit, red carpet interview, and best reaction shot by an audience member. Reaction to the news about the Awardies has been mostly negative so far. "Ugh. How many award shows do these out-of-touch, bubble-dwelling elitists need?" wrote a prominent...
  • Our culture is experiencing a hostile takeover. We must stop rejecting God if we ever want it to end

    11/11/2017 10:12:30 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 11, 2017 | Sam Sorbo
    The recent Texas church shooting, the terrorist driving a truck through a crowd in New York City, and the Las Vegas massacre may seem shocking – but to anyone who has been paying attention, they should not. Our culture is undergoing a hostile takeover. American society used to be governed by Judeo-Christian do-unto-others morals. But we have drifted (been pushed, really) into a hedonistic YOLO (You Only Live Once) cultural morass. The upshot of this is a distinct lack of respect for human life in general, as well as a pervasive, insidious obsession with self. This is the “me” generation,...
  • Michael Savage says Trump + Breibart writer took his ideas and won the presidency

    07/17/2017 3:43:15 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 49 replies
    On today's Michael Savage Show, he was discussing Kid Rock running. Then he talked about celebrities thinking they can win like Trump did, but it was Trump's message that made him win. Then Savage said that Trump and a Breitbart writer who no one heard of a year ago took his ideas from his last three books and won the presidency.
  • 20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative [social-media debaters] Use To Silence You

    04/19/2017 9:07:21 AM PDT · by dangus · 53 replies
    Thought Catalog ^ | 2016-06-30 | Shahida Arabi
    Original title: 20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You Toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships that ultimately exploit, demean and hurt their intimate partners, family members and friends. They use a plethora of diversionary tactics that distort the reality of their victims and deflect responsibility. Although those who are not narcissistic can employ these tactics as well, abusive narcissists use these to an excessive extent in an effort to escape accountability for their actions. Here are the 20 diversionary tactics toxic people...
  • Why do modern brides insist on weddings so lavish they leave guests BROKE? [tr]

    03/29/2017 6:38:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 113 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 29, 2017 | Lauren Libbert
    As chief bridesmaid at her best friend’s wedding, Claire Duke knew a certain amount of responsibility and planning would fall to her. What she didn’t imagine was that it would cost her so much money to attend the lavish ceremony that her debt would last longer than her friend’s marriage. Claire’s friend, Siobhan, chose a Caribbean beach setting for her big day four years ago. Claire, 33, a chef from the Isle of Man, says: ‘They wanted us to be there no matter what.’
  • Obama in His Own Words: ‘Everybody Says How Cool I Am’

    02/16/2017 6:20:21 PM PST · by SJackson · 56 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 2-15-17 | Andrew Ferguson
    {Written by Andrew Ferguson and originally posted to the Commentary Magazine website} As Barack Obama passes into the next phase of his stellar evolution, as the protostar of the 2004 Democratic convention fades into the planetary nebula of 2017 and a very long retirement, phrases from his presidency that once rang in my ears grow dimmer by the day. To tell the truth, there’s not a lot of them. For a man with such a reputation for eloquence, he leaves behind little quotable material from his presidential years. Yes, generations from now schoolchildren will still be reciting “If you like...
  • How fitting! Obama breaks with modern tradition for final White House Christmas card

    12/10/2016 8:29:07 AM PST · by kevcol · 76 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | December 10, 2016 | Tom Tillison
    …a choice that breaks from a modern tradition of featuring images of the White House on the card. . . . Malia and Sasha “dazzle” in elegant, embroidered gowns designed by Naeem Khan, that are worth nearly $20,000. Each. There’s not much of a Christmas-y feel to the card, other than being framed by Christmas holly clipart. Fittingly, Bill Clinton was the first modern president to use a family photo on a White House Christmas card in 1993. You have to go back to Franklin D. Roosevelt — another Democrat — to find another family portrait in use.
  • Obama: Republican voters think I'm 'the Antichrist'

    10/03/2016 12:28:41 PM PDT · by PROCON · 146 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | Oct. 3, 2016
    President Obama mocked Republican critics who see him as “Saul Alinsky” or “the Antichrist,” during a wide-ranging interview with New York Magazine published Monday. Obama in the interview, which took place Aug. 25, repeatedly voiced frustration with what he described as a recalcitrant Republican opposition, lamenting Congress’ unwillingness to work with him on key legislation such as the Affordable Care Act and the stimulus bill. “They’re imagining the potential problems that arise, so it’s pretty hard for them to publicly say, ‘Obama’s a perfectly reasonable guy, but we just can’t work with him because our base thinks he’s the Antichrist,’”...
  • Who the Narcissist Is and Why It Is Important

    09/20/2016 4:50:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 20, 2016 | Michael F. Angel, MD
    The Culture of Narcissism by Christopher Lasch was first published in 1979. Many of his observations are as applicable now as then. The major thesis of this work is that the 20th century was dominated by a drift from 19th-century values. Individual identity, i.e. rugged individualism, was replaced by a societal identity which is populated by narcissists. Ralph Waldo Emerson, founder of the transcendental movement, was a proponent of the power of the individual. To live, one must experience, was his credo. He thought that all people, times, and places are similar. Since “… there is properly no history only...
  • Evil And The Intellectuals

    09/18/2016 7:50:21 PM PDT · by jcon40 · 6 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | Sept. 18, 2016 | Michael Ledeen
    Roger Simon’s fine book on moral narcissism—I Know Best—provides the basic insight into the mostly silly “debate” about the Hillary vs Trump contest. Roger understands that our ruling class isn’t much interested in understanding the real consequences of policy. With rare exceptions, the debate is about how the American “nomenklatura” feels about advocating one policy or another. It’s all about them, not about the election. In twenty-first century America, almost all of us seem to have concluded that “You are what you say you are. You are what you proclaim your values to be, irrespective of their consequences.” That is...
  • Hillary: ‘I Don’t Hold Ill Feeling’ Against Benghazi Families Who Misunderstood Me

    07/31/2016 9:21:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 179 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hillary Clinton appeared on Fox News Sunday this morning, and repeated her denial that she told the families of the men killed in Benghazi that the attack was caused by a video. She went one step further, and patronized the families, declaring “I don’t hold any ill feeling” towards family members who “may not fully recall everything that was or wasn’t said.” Later in the interview, Hillary again dodged responsibility. Wallace played the statement by FBI Director James Comey that—contrary to what Clinton had claimed—she did in fact send and receive classified material on her home-brewed email system. This time,...
  • WATCH OBAMA REFER TO HIMSELF 119 TIMES DURING HILLARY NOMINATING SPEECH[='selfie' every 22 seconds]

    07/28/2016 6:56:11 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 14 replies
    Grabien.com ^ | July 28, 2016 | Grabien News
    Addressing the Democratic National Convention on its penultimate night to lay out the case for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, President Obama began by recalling his political debut at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. He then described how his family has become so well known to America in the intervening years. He spoke of his time in office, how the presidency has physically aged him, but how his daughters euphemistically note he now looks more "mature." He spoke of everything he is proud to have achieved -- passing ObamaCare, expanding clean energy production, reducing consumption of foreign oil, passing the...
  • How many times did Obama refer to himself while praising Hillary at the DNC?

    07/28/2016 5:27:20 AM PDT · by Starboard · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/28/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Skilled Obama watchers know that the real subject of any Obama speech is his own magnificence.
  • Ted Cruz contemplates the unthinkable

    07/18/2016 4:08:07 PM PDT · by orchestra · 172 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/18/2016 | Glenn Thrush
    Still smarting from his loss in the primary, Cruz says he’ll use his convention speech to outline his own vision of the Republican Party’s future. But will he endorse? One of these days, and maybe soon, Ted Cruz just might have to endorse Donald Trump. But he’ll never concede Trump could have beaten him in a fair fight — and he’ll never accept that Trump’s me-first philosophy represents a sustainable future for the GOP. Above all, Cruz wants to use the big stage in Cleveland to present a non-Trump alternative vision for his party’s future, one rooted in constitutional conservative...
  • The Obama Contamination

    07/10/2016 2:08:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 10, 2016 | Andrew Klavan
    A column by Maureen Dowd entitled The Clinton Contamination is trending on Twitter as I write. Conservatives especially are all — so to speak — a-twitter to have such a reliable leftist voice raised against the left's standard bearer. I've never been a fan of Dowd's but I've always respected her unwillingness to abandon her feminist principles to follow the Clintons down the rabbit hole of abuse and corruption. I wish some conservatives would learn from her example before they ditch their principles to traipse after Donald Trump.But what struck me about the Dowd column was its view of Barack...
  • Obama: I Was A ‘Fat’ And ’Smart Alecky’ Kid

    06/22/2016 9:15:29 AM PDT · by PROCON · 47 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 22, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Barack Obama says he was “fat” when he was a kid growing up in Hawaii, as well as “smart alecky.” “If you met me when I was 10 the first thing you would think is, ‘He’s fat,’” Obama said. “I was husky and I was kind of a smart alecky kid.” Obama participated in an interview with Derek Jeter for the baseball star’s new media platform “The Players’ Tribune.
  • Here Ya Go… The Diabolical Narcissism Video is Up

    05/15/2016 5:52:17 PM PDT · by GraceG · 26 replies
    Barnhardt.biz ^ | May 11, 2016 | Ann Barnhardt
    <p>Finally! Thanks be to God!! And thanks to the anonymous videographer who really clamped down over the past few days and cranked this out.</p> <p>As always, I STRONGLY ENCOURAGE MIRRORING AND REPUBLISHING MY VIDEOS. I make these things so that the information can get out into the world. There is no copyright concern here. And, as we learned from the Islamic Sexuality video presentation which was censored and scrubbed by YouTube from my channel, the best protection against censorship is mirroring and republishing these videos. So have at it.</p>