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  • Bond Guru Says Trump Nomination Could Bring Down World Economy

    03/22/2016 12:51:57 PM PDT · by Innovative · 71 replies
    Fortune ^ | March 21, 2016 | Reuters
    Jeffrey Gundlach, the widely followed investor who runs DoubleLine Capital, foresees a “global growth scare” between now and the end of the summer, triggered by a presidential nomination of Donald Trump. “That is where I see the vulnerabilities,” Gundlach said in a telephone interview on Monday. Trump’s protectionist policies could mean negative global growth, Gundlach warned. “As he gets the nomination, the markets and investors are going to worry about it more. You will see a downgrading of global growth based on geopolitical risks. You must factor this into your risk-management.”
  • Five passive aggressive ways to handle liberal loved ones at Thanksgiving

    11/25/2015 12:38:23 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 31 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-25-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Jon Gabriel posted a fantastic piece about how to handle the arguments bubbling in the mushy skulled 18, 19, and 20-somethings America's colleges and universities send home to Americans every Thanksgiving. Read it here. It's hilarious and totally spot on. He wrote it in response to this Think Progress piece which encourages their readers to make the Thanksgiving dinner table a battleground for propagandizing for Obamacare. I like Jon's approach. However, you can also try my much more passive aggressive approach, which would be mostly for the benefit of the kids, but could also be applicable to any other mental Peter...
  • 6 signs you're a Twin Cities bike jerk

    06/22/2015 5:14:28 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 35 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 6-18-15 | Steve Stratman
    Let’s face it, bicyclists are becoming unlikable, even to other bicyclists. And if you think there are more important issues, you’re right — homelessness, political corruption, pet laws or ISIL. But there are good articles about those issues already. As a man who enjoys Netflix like any other guy, eats cheap Chinese food with chopsticks and just spent $40 on premium decaffeinated coffee, I feel I’m qualified to talk about The Breakdown of the Family Bike Trail. I’ve compiled a checklist, a self-intervention of sorts, that the average bicyclist can use to determine if he or she is indeed, a...
  • Thomaston man charged with threatening after stabbing watermelon

    07/15/2014 7:33:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    The Register Citizen (CT) ^ | July 14, 2014 | Isaac Avilucea
    BANTAM >> A Thomaston man is accused of stabbing a watermelon with a butcher knife and leaving it in the kitchen for a woman to see, in what police describe as a “passive aggressive” swipe that landed him in custody. She was unnerved by what she perceived to be a menacing gesture directed at her and reported it to police.
  • Romney breaks silence on Candy Crowley’s debate interference

    01/29/2014 9:53:15 AM PST · by mojito · 178 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/27/2014 | Patrick Howley
    Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered a harsh critique of CNN debate moderator Candy Crowley’s interference in his second debate with President Obama in 2012. Crowley infamously butted in to an exchange between Romney and Obama regarding the Obama administration’s changing of the Benghazi talking points. Crowley’s assertion that Obama was right in the argument led to multiple rounds of applause in the studio audience — an agonizing moment that was featured prominently in the new behind-the-scenes Netflix documentary “MITT.” Romney addressed Crowley’s debate performance in an interview Monday with conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt. “Well, I don’t...
  • Blogs, Blogs, and More Blogs

    03/24/2011 1:51:29 PM PDT · by HungarianGypsy · 290 replies
    As I was skimming posts on here, I noticed the many complaints about blog pimps. My own blog is not at all political, so breathe a sigh of relief, you won't see me posting any articles on here from it. :) But, sometimes when I get a down moment, I like to see what others have written. So, if you have a blog, feel free to post your link and what it's about here.
  • A Shrink Asks: What's Wrong with Obama?

    06/10/2010 11:09:02 PM PDT · by neverdem · 411 replies · 7,706+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 11, 2010 | Robin of Berkeley
    So what is the matter with Obama? Conservatives have been asking this question for some time. I've written a number of articles trying to solve the mystery.   Even some liberals are starting to wonder. James Carville railed about Obama's blasé attitude after the catastrophic oil spill. The New York Times' Maureen Dowd revamped Obama's "Yes We Can" motto into "Will We Ever?" The liberal women of the TV show "The View" have expressed sympathy for Michelle Obama's living with a man so out of touch. Peggy Noonan, hardly a vehement Obama foe,  recently pronounced him disconnected.  Obama's odd mannerisms intrigue...
  • Top ten: Things that have gotten old at FR [Vanity]

    01/18/2010 10:04:56 PM PST · by delacoert · 402 replies · 8,549+ views
    January 18, 2010 | delacoert
     10. Blog hawking (I know, I know, we're supposed to be nice.)  9. Run-on, single-paragraph posts 8. Pings to Jim Robinson with kiss ass complements 7. Posting "hugh and series", "stuned beeber" or "Bush's fault" 6. A post asking a noOb if they are sure they're logged in 5. Passive-aggressive keyword epithet war 4. Satire posts that fool you (the rest are hilarious) 3. Viking Kitties (just kidding... love ya'... really...  who'd poke fun at you...  rah roh.) 2. Vanities 1. ...
  • THE POPE STANDS UP (and walks out on Palestinian leader Sheikh Taysir al-Tamimi)

    05/12/2009 11:09:18 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 3,190 replies · 24,970+ views
    NY Post ^ | May 12, 2009
    In an action that spoke far louder than words, Pope Benedict yesterday walked out of an interfaith meeting in Jerusalem after the chief Islamic judge of the Palestinian Authority launched into an anti-Israeli diatribe. The pontiff, on his first day in Jerusalem, did not realize at first that Sheikh Taysir al-Tamimi, speaking in Arabic, was condemning the "crimes of the Jewish state" and accusing Israel of having "slaughtered women, children and senior citizens." But as soon as he was told the nature of the sheikh's tirade, he stood and left the meeting, which took place at Notre Dame church, before...

    05/16/2005 4:14:11 AM PDT · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 127 replies · 5,327+ views
    NYPost ^ | JEANE MacINTOSH
    May 16, 2005 -- TAOS, N.M. — Jennifer Wilbanks wasn't just running away from her wedding, she was running toward something — an old paramour with whom she had a steamy sexual relationship. The bolting bride set her sights on New Mexico sometime during her three-day cross-country sprint from the altar because it's the home of a short-lived fling, several sources told The Post. But if Wilbanks harbored hope of reigniting an old passion, she would have been sorely disappointed. "I would have turned her ass in, no question," former flame Todd Kendrick told The Post. "And then," he joked,...
  • Police: Ga. Woman Fabricated Kidnap Story

    04/30/2005 5:14:47 AM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 125 replies · 2,876+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 30, 2005 | MARY PEREA
    A Georgia bride-to-be who vanished just days before her wedding turned up in New Mexico and fabricated a tale of abduction before admitting Saturday that she got cold feet and "needed some time alone," police said. Jennifer Wilbanks, 32, had called her fiance from a pay phone late Friday and told him that she was kidnapped three days earlier while she was jogging, authorities said. But she soon recanted, according to police.
  • Is Radio caller Jose a radio employee/plant?

    02/08/2005 7:31:15 AM PST · by SunnySide · 154 replies · 2,054+ views
    Several Talk Radio shows | 2/8/05 | Sunnyside
    Does this guy Jose have a day/night job other than calling into Talk Radio shows throughout the day? I keep hearing him call into several talk radio shows all the time. I find it rather suspect the way mystery shoppers are plants for retail stores. Pretty transparent... Zzzzz... Geez, (lol) at least have him change his name.
  • God/quantum mechanics and relativity

    02/07/2005 12:33:21 PM PST · by Ibredd · 46 replies · 776+ views
    Is there a God and creation or is there no God. I think the bottom line on this is EGO. If one believes there is no God then he can be as big as he pleases in his own eyes and may try to make himself look bigger to others by throwing around terms like quantum mechanics and relativity. Then If there is a God then he is just a small part of the whole sum.
  • Soldier Has Himself Shot

    12/17/2004 5:55:45 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 13 replies · 520+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 17, 2004 | Associated Press
    PHILADELPHIA - Police have arrested a soldier they say had his cousin shoot him so he wouldn't have to return to Iraq. Army Spc. Marquise J. Roberts, of Hinesville, Ga., suffered a minor wound Tuesday to his left leg from a .22-caliber pistol, police said. He was treated at a hospital, then arrested after he and his cousin allegedly admitted making up a story about the shooting. After giving differing accounts of the incident, "they just broke down and confessed that they concocted the whole story so he didn't have to go back to the war," Philadelphia police Lt. James...
  • Professor Gets Year in Prison for Fake 'Hate Crime'

    12/15/2004 12:55:45 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 118 replies · 3,878+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Dec 15, 2004 | Limbacher
    Remember that left-wing egghead at Claremont McKenna College who vandalized her own car and then cried "hate crime"? Today she got sentenced to a year in the slammer. Kerri Dunn, who is, naturally, a professor of psychology, falsely claimed that her Honda was spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs. She had faced up to three years in a California prison for filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud. Get this: Miss Dunn staged the criminal hoax and launched a headline-grabbing spree of "hate crime" hysteria (as opposed to all those "love crimes" being committed...
  • Oh, Fine, You're Right. I'm Passive-Aggressive.

    11/16/2004 4:06:42 PM PST · by neverdem · 34 replies · 55,671+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 16, 2004 | BENEDICT CAREY
    The marriage seemed to come loose at the seams, one stitch at a time, often during the evening hour between work and dinner. She would be preparing the meal, while he kept her company in the sun room next to kitchen, usually reading the paper. At times the two would provoke each other, as couples do - about money, about holiday plans - but those exchanges often flared out quickly when he would say, simply, "O.K., you're right," and turn back to the news. "Looking back, instead of getting angry, I was doing this as a dismissive way of shutting...
  • FBI: Flight Attendant Admitted Leaving Bomb Threat on Airplane (She wrote the note)

    06/25/2004 7:42:39 PM PDT · by Indy Pendance · 21 replies · 246+ views
    AP ^ | 6-25-04 | Chris Jones
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A flight attendant apologized for leaving a bomb threat aboard an airplane that forced it to make an emergency landing, an FBI agent testified Friday. The threatening note was left on an American Airlines flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Boston on May 27, forcing the plane to be diverted to Nashville. "I'm sorry," Gay Wilson wrote in a confession, according to FBI agent Greg Franklin. "I take full responsibility for my problems. I've never been in trouble in all my life until now." Wilson, 37, initially said she found the note in the bathroom and showed...
  • ZOT!!! Two trolls charbroiled, just how we like 'em. (YUM!)

    05/31/2004 11:20:28 AM PDT · by bushisbest · 121 replies · 190+ views
    <p>WHY are dems so insistent about this topic? Bush knows what he's doing, let him finish the job!</p>
  • To all of the editors at Free Republic . .

    05/30/2004 1:06:33 PM PDT · by Beckwith · 26 replies · 235+ views
    Free Republic Posts | Beckwith
    I loost my mind, mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa . . .
  • Nurse Charged With Trying to Electrocute Wife in Bathtub

    05/03/2004 10:07:20 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 37 replies · 242+ views
    AP ^ | 5/3/04
    HENDERSON, Texas (AP) - A man set up a bubble bath for his wife, complete with candles and music, then tried to electrocute her by pushing a radio into the tub, authorities say. William Joseph Wolfe, a 34-year-old emergency room nurse, was arrested Thursday on charges of attempted murder and freed on $40,000 bail. "It's the kind of case you would expect to see on a 'Columbo' episode," said Police Chief Randy Freeman. Teresa Wolfe told police her husband had moved the radio from its usual place in the bathroom to a bench near the bathtub, with an extension cord...