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  • MSNBC guest outlines plan to impeach Trump and make Nancy Pelosi president

    10/06/2019 11:08:24 PM PDT · by rintintin · 69 replies
    Wash Examiner ^ | Oct 6 2019 | Carlin Becker
    MSNBC contributor and former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks presented a way to remove President Trump from office and pave the way for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to assume the Oval Office: impeach Vice President Mike Pence first and offer the president a deal. Joining the network's AM Joy on Saturday, Wine-Banks was asked if Congress should look to impeach Trump first or turn their eyes to Pence instead. In response, she suggested going after Pence first and giving Trump the option to either replace him before being impeached himself — so that a Republican can remain in the White House...
  • McDonald's Just Got Some Surprising New Competition From A Company That's Suddenly A Huge Threat

    09/10/2019 5:29:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 143 replies
    Inc. Magazine ^ | September 10, 2019 | Chris Matyszczyk
    The trouble with too many fast-food restaurants is that they're often so close together. It's like car dealers who line up in auto malls, waiting for customers to greet each brand in turn, as if it's a wedding line. With the fast-food joints, rivals can see what the competition is doing by just looking out of the window. Which makes me wonder what the staff at McDonald's are going to be thinking next year. You see, one of McDonald's peskier rivals -- Wendy's -- just announced that it's going to start doing something that may seem a touch obvious. It's...
  • ‘Dark Phoenix’ Bound To Lose $100M+ After Worst Domestic Opening In ‘X-Men’ Series: Here’s Why

    06/10/2019 6:32:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 9, 2019 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    Dark Phoenix was not the X-Men movie that moviegoers were looking forward to: Critics showed that with a 22% Rotten Tomatoes score, while audiences demonstrated that both in exits (B- CinemaScore, lowest ever for the franchise, and an awful 69% positive on PostTrak) and with their wallets, only spending $33M stateside, the lowest debut ever for the Fox/Marvel mutant franchise. Even though Dark Phoenix is the No. 1 winner around the globe with $140M –down substantially from the worldwide launches of X-Men: Days of Future Past ($262.9M), Logan ($247.4M) and X-Men: Apocalypse ($166.6M), finance experts tell us that the tale...
  • #YouKnowMe: Minka Kelly, Amber Tamblyn and More Share Their Abortion Stories Amid Controversial [tr]

    05/17/2019 3:15:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    Entertainment Tonight ^ | May 16,2019 | Paige Gawley‍
    Celebrities are coming forward with their personal abortion stories. As more and more states -- including Georgia, Alabama and Missouri -- continue to pass legislation greatly restricting and nearly banning all abortion, several stars are speaking out against the bills by sharing their own stories alongside the hashtag #YouKnowMe. Busy Philipps came up with the phrase and hashtag when she discussed her abortion on her late-night show, Busy Tonight. "The statistic is that one in four women will have an abortion before age 45. That statistic sometimes surprises people, and maybe you're sitting there thinking, 'I don't know a woman...
  • Some on Mueller’s Team See Their Findings as More Damaging for Trump Than Barr Revealed

    04/03/2019 5:32:26 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 98 replies
    NYT -Some of Robert S. Mueller III’s investigators have told associates that Attorney General William P. Barr failed to adequately portray the findings of their inquiry and that they were more troubling for President Trump than Mr. Barr indicated, according to government officials and others familiar with their simmering frustrations. At stake in the dispute — the first evidence of tension between Mr. Barr and the special counsel’s office — is who shapes the public’s initial understanding of one of the most consequential government investigations in American history. Some members of Mr. Mueller’s team are concerned that, because Mr. Barr...
  • Too many people are making this common retirement planning mistake. Are you?

    03/23/2019 8:02:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    Motley Fool ^ | 03/22/2019 | Maurie Backman
    There's a world of mystery surrounding retirement for those who aren't quite there yet. Still, one thing's for sure: Your golden years are apt to cost money, and if you want to live comfortably, you'll need the income to support your desired lifestyle.But a frightening number of U.S. adults are making a major mistake that could destroy their chances of ever getting to retire in the first place: not saving for their golden years. A whopping 42% of Americans don't contribute to a retirement plan, according to the Center for Financial Services Innovation, and if you're one of them, you...
  • The Weird Ways Animals Use Roads, Buildings and Power Lines to Their Advantage

    02/22/2019 5:42:35 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 27 replies
    Inside Science ^ | 2/19/19 | Katharine Gammon
    Animals are often able to adapt to their human-influenced surroundings with remarkable ease.(Inside Science) -- In 2012 and 2013, Bill Bateman, a zoologist based in Perth, Australia, began to notice something interesting about how animals were navigating the bush: When mining companies created small paths through the previously tangled environment to install seismic lines, animals started preferentially using those trails to move from one place to another. And animal ingenuity wasn’t confined to walking on beaten paths. “The more we looked, the more evidence there was that anthropogenic structures were often used to the advantage of these animals,” said Bateman,...
  • Jet stream helps flight reach 801 mph due to jet stream: reports

    02/20/2019 1:34:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 20, 2019 | Luis Casano
    A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London reached the ground speed of 801 mph with the help of strong winds, according to reports. The blistering speed was reached while at 35,000 feet above Pennsylvania. The Boeing 787 twin-jet aircraft was given a boost by a furious jet stream, the high-altitude air current along which storms travel.
  • New Study: Fast Food Can Make Your Penis Smaller

    02/11/2019 3:24:12 AM PST · by vannrox · 105 replies
    The daily sheeple ^ | 6JAN19 | Terrence Donovan
    A new published study found that a chemical commonly found on fast-food wrappers and non-stick frying pans could seriously have a significant impact on male penis endowment.According to the study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, those who had been exposed to perfluoroalkyl compounds had significantly smaller penises than those who hadn’t.Also referred to as PFCs, the compounds also lowered semen quality. They’re designed to make cooking easier, but it seems that they may have a bizarre effect on penises.Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substancesare a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom.The compounds are also found...
  • Supreme Court's ‘10th justice’ favors unusual tactic for Trump cases

    02/10/2019 6:10:00 PM PST · by be-baw · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 10, 2019 | Lydia Wheeler
    Over the past year, the federal government’s lead Supreme Court litigator has repeatedly attempted to expedite Trump administration cases by using an unorthodox maneuver, one that legal experts say is rarely successful. Solicitor General Noel Francisco has requested on eight separate occasions, twice in the same case, that justices bypass the regional federal appeals court and instead review the ruling by a lower district court. Those requests, known as petitions for a writ of certiorari before judgment, stemmed from challenges to President Trump’s restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, its decision to wind down the Deferred Action for...
  • Germany's Merkel drops hint of a 'creative' Brexit compromise

    02/04/2019 10:44:44 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 54 replies ^ | FEBRUARY 4, 2019 | Andreas Rinke
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, calling for a “creative” compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements.
  • Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency

    02/03/2019 7:09:40 PM PST · by Theoria · 184 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 03 Feb 2019 | Robert Pear
    After years of Republican-led debate over how to pare back Social Security’s rising costs, Democrats are flipping the script with an ambitious plan to expand the New Deal-era social insurance program while making gradual changes to keep it solvent for the rest of the century. The Social Security 2100 Act, which was introduced this past week in the House and the Senate, represents a sea change after decades dominated by concern that aging baby boomers would bankrupt the government as they begin drawing benefits from Social Security and other entitlement programs. It would be the first major expansion of Social...
  • Michael Bloomberg’s Secret Plans to Take Down Trump

    02/01/2019 6:26:12 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 42 replies
    the ^ | 1/31/19 | Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Michael Bloomberg’s Secret Plans to Take Down Trump Whether or not he runs for president, the former New York City mayor is building the most powerful political organization in America. Michael Bloomberg has bigger plans for 2020 than running for president. The billionaire and former New York City mayor has been openly dreaming of the White House for 25 years, and spent huge amounts of time and money four times over the past 10 years trying to figure out a way to get himself there. But he has hesitations about this race, too. He’s not sure there is a realistic...
  • One Way Outraged Americans Can Beat Robert Mueller

    01/27/2019 11:30:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 92 replies
    American ^ | January 27, 2019 | Michael Nollet
    Much has been made of the pre-dawn arrest of Roger Stone in his home in Fort Lauderdale. To make this arrest, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, probably having delegated the task to his subordinate Andrew Weissmann (who is known for this tactic), assembled a full-scale FBI SWAT team of 29 members, replete with long weapons, body armor, and even a flash-bang grenade or two. The arrest took place at "zero dark thirty" or 5:30 A.M. Nevertheless, a CNN crew was on hand to film the whole thing. Once upon a time, this level of force was considered necessary only to raid...
  • The secret behind Michelle Obama’s glowing skin [spoiler: It's $$$ and a personal skin care expert]

    01/23/2019 5:41:49 AM PST · by simpson96 · 71 replies
    Page Six ^ | 1/17/2019 | Emily Kirkpatrick
    <p>We’re finally learning a few of the secrets behind Michelle Obama‘s radiant complexion.</p> <p>In honor of her 55th birthday, Jennifer Brodeur, the “skin guru” who has been working with Obama since 2014, shared all of her tips and tricks for keeping the former FLOTUS looking totally flawless.</p>
  • Doctors ask that you please not put parsley in your vagina

    01/21/2019 4:27:55 AM PST · by servo1969 · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1-21-2019 | Miranda Larbi
    In a recent article by Marie Claire on how to bring on periods, the author said that the herb is a natural emmenagogue – meaning that it can stimulate or increase menstrual flow. While that is true, there’s a massive difference between sprinkling a bit of parsley over your pasta and shoving a bunch into your vagina. Marie Claire said: “Parsley can help to soften the cervix and level out hormonal imbalances that could be delaying your cycle, helping your period come faster.” “If you’re struggling to find a dish based on parsley, don’t panic – the most effective forms...
  • Impeachment talk grows louder after report Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

    01/18/2019 9:01:18 AM PST · by Mariner · 104 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 18th, 2019 | By Dartunorro Clark
    Calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment grew among Democrats on Friday after a report said he had directed Michael Cohen, his personal lawyer and fixer at the time, to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. BuzzFeed News on Thursday evening reported that Cohen told special counsel Robert Mueller the president personally instructed him to lie to Congressional investigators in order to minimize links between Trump and his Moscow building project, citing two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter. The report also alleged that Cohen was directed to give a...
  • Trump Tweet to CNN’s Acosta Tonight about Border Story: “Dear Diary...”

    01/10/2019 6:07:43 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 44 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-10-2018 | Donald Trump
    Dear Diary....
  • A Mysterious Disease Left This College Marathoner Paralyzed. Here’s How She Got Back on Her Feet

    01/07/2019 6:35:55 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Runner's World ^ | January 3, 2019 | Hailey Middlebrook
    Two days after her 21st birthday on May 25, 2018, Anastasia Soule was lying in an emergency room in New Orleans, Louisiana. She didn’t see it coming. And she definitely wasn’t prepared for what came next. Before things went south, the weekend was set to be the ultimate mother-daughter getaway. Soule, a senior studying economics and public policy at the University of North Carolina, had planned a vacation to New Orleans with her mom, opting for a few relaxed days exploring the Southern city instead of a rowdy trip with friends. But from the moment their plane landed on Thursday,...
  • 'Selfie Wrist' injuries becoming more common, doctor says

    12/24/2018 8:29:14 AM PST · by bgill · 33 replies
    abc7 ^ | Dec. 19, 2018 | Denise Dador
    People are taking so many selfies, they're getting "Selfie Wrist." One local doctor tells us how to recognize the signs and symptoms and has expert advice on what you can do. Selfies help you capture how you look and feel at a given moment. Tina Choi, 29, works in digital media promotion. For her clients, she says a successful selfie can raise their profile and income. Choi believes selfies are an effective way of sharing a sense of yourself. "Its really about telling a story. Where you're at. What you're doing. How active you are," Choi said.