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  • The White House Continues Its Tradition of Turning Christmas Into a Horror Film

    11/26/2018 9:58:36 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 52 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | November 26, 2018 | Beth Elderkin
    Something old, something new, something borrowed, something filled with the coagulating blood of one’s enemies. The Trump household apparently wasn’t content turning the White House into a dark alternate dimension where all hope dies for just one year—this house of horrors has now become an annual holiday tradition. The White House has shared an official look at First Lady Melania Trump’s latest holiday decor at the White House. Last year, Mrs. “Be Best” turned the hallways of the presidential residence into a living nightmare straight out of Get Out or Voldemort’s bathroom. Shadowy branches crept over the walls, reaching forth...
  • Border clash leaves caravan migrants dejected, worried

    11/26/2018 5:30:56 PM PST · by mdittmar · 94 replies
    ap ^ | 11/26/2018 | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A chaotic border clash with choking tear gas fired by U.S. agents left Central American migrants sullen and dejected, with some opting Monday to leave and others worrying the incident may have spoiled their chances at asylum.
  • Large Asteroid Packing 50 Megatons Of Force Might Come Crashing Down On Earth In 2023...

    11/25/2018 10:55:09 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 44 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 25, 2018 | Alexandra Lozovschi
    NASA sources revealing that the space rock could end up engaged in not one, but a staggering 62 different potential impact trajectories with our planet — each of them waiting to sling the asteroid toward Earth over the next 100 years. Known as asteroid 2018 LF16... The first of these unnerving opportunities arises just five years from now — occurring on August 8, 2023. Other potential impact dates in the near future fall on August 3, 2024, and on August 1, 2025.
  • Documenting Earth Changes as we enter a Grand Solar Minimum…

    11/22/2018 11:28:12 AM PST · by FatherofFive · 43 replies
    Electroverse ^ | November 6, 2018 | Cap Allon
    Professor Valentina Zharkova gave a presentation of her Climate and the Solar Magnetic Field hypothesis at the Global Warming Policy Foundation in October, 2018. The information she unveiled should shake/wake you up. Zharkova was one of the few that correctly predicted solar cycle 24 would be weaker than cycle 23 — only 2 out of 150 models predicted this. Her models have run at a 93% accuracy and her findings suggest a Super Grand Solar Minimum is on the cards beginning 2020 and running for 350-400 years.
  • Researchers found 467 different ways greenhouse gasses affect humanity [subtitle]

    11/19/2018 11:52:13 AM PST · by catnipman · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/19/2018 | Harry Pettit
    actual LOOOOOOOOOONG title: "Climate change will make us more likely to wet the bed and may trigger a plague of ticks, snakes and VOLES as 'devastating' droughts and flooding send nature haywire by 2100"
  • Report: Quarter of millennial students exhibited PTSD symptoms after Trump's election

    10/22/2018 8:56:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 22, 2018 | Diana Stancy Correll
    A newly released psychological study shows that some students are exhibiting symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder following the 2016 election. The study revealed that of 769 students at Arizona State University studying psychology in January and February 2017, 25 percent of them reported experiencing “clinically significant” levels of stress after completing a psychological assessment known as the the Impact of Event Scale. The assessment, which had been adjusted to take into account the 2016 election, indicated that students’ average stress score was similar to those of witnesses of a mass shooting seven months after the incident. “What we were...
  • What if the Republicans Win Everything Again?

    10/20/2018 9:32:55 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 137 replies
    The NewYork Times ^ | October 19,2018 | By David Leonhardt
    The end of Robert Mueller’s investigation. The loss of health insurance for several million people. New laws that make it harder to vote. More tax cuts for the rich. More damage to the environment. A Republican Party molded even more in the image of President Trump. These are among the plausible consequences if the Republicans sweep the midterm elections and keep control of both the House and Senate. And don’t fool yourself. That outcome, although not the most likely one, remains possible. The last couple of weeks of polling have shown how it could happen. Voters who lean Republican —...
  • MSNBC Guest Frets Over '1000-Year Reich' After Kavanaugh Confirmation

    10/09/2018 5:23:09 PM PDT · by kevcol · 30 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 9, 2018 | Ryan Foley
    Guest Danielle Moodie-Mills remarked on guest host Richard Lui’s comment that President Trump had a very good week, saying “it’s just funny to me that a good week for Donald Trump is a horrible week for our democracy and the American public.” . . . After issuing a call to action for Democratic voters, Mystal wondered if “this reign that they now have control over all three branches of government, we’re going to see if this reign lasts for 30 days or two years or a thousand-year reich.”
  • Venomous sea creatures on the rise thanks to climate change

    10/09/2018 5:51:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 82 replies
    National Geographic ^ | October 8, 2018 | BY JOSHUA RAPP LEARN
    Human beings might have to cope with an increasing amount of venomous bites, stings, and other brush ups with poison due to climate change. That’s according to a new study, coming at the same time that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report warning that negative impacts from a warming world are coming faster than expected. According to a massive new analysis of poisonous or venomous aquatic animals, dangerous species might become increasingly common in new ranges. Species whose ranges might shift polewards due to warmer water include lionfish, sea snakes, crown-of-thorns starfish and a number of...
  • Losing Hope as Susan Collins Spoke (liberal tears - plus photos to caption)

    10/08/2018 1:21:27 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 97 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/7/2018 | Damon Winter
    On Friday morning, Senator Susan Collins of Maine said that she would declare later that afternoon whether she would confirm or oppose the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. For the women who opposed Judge Kavanaugh, many of whom had traveled to Washington from all over the country, her decision was their last hope. By 2:30 p.m., half an hour before she was due to announce her decision, Collins’s office on the fourth floor of the Dirksen Senate building was filled with protesters, most of them women, and members of the press. The crowd was overflowing into the...
  • Christine Blasey Ford still unable to live at home due to death threats, lawyers say

    10/07/2018 6:19:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 195 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/07/18 | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, cannot move back to her home due to the volume of death threats she is still receiving, her lawyers told NBC on Sunday. One of Ford's attorneys, Debra Katz, told NBC's Kasie Hunt that it's going to be "quite some time" before Ford and her family can return home. "Her family has been through a lot," Katz said. "They are not living at home. It’s going to be quite some time before they’re able to live at home. The threats have been unending. It’s...
  • Kagan warns that Supreme Court may not have a swing vote anymore

    10/05/2018 7:01:04 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 203 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/05/18 | JUSTIN WISE
    Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said Friday she fears the high court may lack a justice going forward who would serve as a swing-vote on cases, speaking hours after President Trump's second nominee Brett Kavanaugh secured enough votes to be confirmed. Kagan said at a conference for women at Princeton University that over the past three decades, starting with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and continuing with Justice Anthony Kennedy, that there was a figure on the bench "who found the center or people couldn't predict in that sort of way." “It’s not so clear, that I think going forward,...
  • Grim warnings for White House, Republicans ahead of election (Assoc Press agitprop)

    09/16/2018 4:53:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    Assoc Press ^ | September 16, 2018 | By JULIE PACE, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim.</p> <p>In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election wouldn’t be the improving economy or the steady increase in job creation. It would be how voters feel about Trump. And the majority of the electorate, including a sizable percentage of Republican-leaning voters, doesn’t feel good about the president, according to a presentation from pollster Neil Newhouse that spanned dozens of pages.</p>
  • Storm Surge of Bias: Liberal Media is actually blaming Trump for Hurricane Florence

    09/13/2018 5:15:18 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 39 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 09-13-2018 | Tom Shattuck
    As if the media hadn’t already covered itself in shame this week by using 9/11 to malign President Trump, it is now using Hurricane Florence as a cudgel with which to beat him. Yesterday, The Washington Post’s editorial board ran a piece titled, “Another hurricane is about to batter our coast. Trump is complicit.” Complicit. You read that right. But they weren’t through. “When it comes to extreme weather, Mr. Trump is complicit,” it read. “He plays down humans’ role in increasing the risks, and he continues to dismantle efforts to address those risks. It is hard to attribute any...
  • Trump Court Will Bring Fundamentalist Version of Sharia Law

    09/04/2018 9:29:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Los Angeles Progressive ^ | September 4, 2018 | Ralph E. Shaffer, professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly Pomona.
    As President Donald Trump packs the Supreme Court with justices adhering to his fundamentalist brand of social conservatism, the return to an era in American history when questionable religious standards were the law of the land in most states is fast approaching. Women, ethnic minorities, and gays are about to undergo a reversal of the gains made by decisions of the high court since the 1950s. In less than two years, Trump has taken the opportunity to nominate two staunch social conservatives to the court. Justice Neil Gorsuch merely filled the vacancy created by the sudden death of Antonin Scalia,...
  • ATLAS observes elusive Higgs boson decay to a pair of bottom quarks

    08/28/2018 7:35:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    atlas.cern ^ | 28th August 2018
    Geneva, 28 August 2018. The ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has – at long last – observed the Higgs boson decaying into a pair of bottom (b) quarks. This elusive interaction is predicted to make up almost 60% of the Higgs boson decays and is thus primarily responsible for the Higgs natural width. Yet it took over six years after the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson to accomplish this observation. “ATLAS is proud to announce the observation of this important and challenging Higgs boson decay," says Karl Jakobs, ATLAS Spokesperson. “While the result is certainly a...
  • The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

    08/18/2018 8:10:32 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 117 replies
    Forbes ^ | August 17, 2018 | Ethan Siegel
    It's been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn't because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of gravitationally-bound objects, and the fabric of space that those objects reside in is expanding. But this picture, which held sway from the 1920s onward, has been recently revised. It's been only 20 years since we first realized that this expansion was speeding up, and that as time goes on, individual galaxies will...
  • ‘WE HURTLE TOWARDS EXTINCTION’! Bette Midler slams Trump for fires, floods,...pretty much everything

    08/06/2018 12:04:23 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 8/3/2018 | Doug P.
    HereÂ’s proof-positive that one of the leading entertainers in the anti-Trump Resistance is really singing the blues these days: Bette Midler âś” @BetteMidler "18 wildfires in California today, Yosemite closed, torrential floods all around the globe, people dying from unprecedented heatwaves, AND NOW, AS WE HURTLE TOWARDS EXTINCTION FROM GLOBAL WARMING, #TRAITORTRUMP DUMPS FUEL STANDARDS. A FIRST CLASS IDIOT." Wow, Trump must have more power than anybody could possibly have imagined.
  • Scientists Predict Mass Extinction Could Be Triggered By 2100

    08/04/2018 7:57:53 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 89 replies
    July 28, 2018Earth, Environment Scientists Predict Mass Extinction Could Be Triggered By 2100 by Ben Renner BOSTON — Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) predict that by 2100, the earth’s oceans will contain so much carbon that a sixth mass extinction will begin. “This is not saying that disaster occurs the next day,” explains Daniel Rothman, a professor of geophysics in the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, about his recent study in a media release. “It’s saying that, if left unchecked, the carbon cycle would move into a realm which would be no longer stable,...
  • Do Or Die: Democrats See 2018 The Same Way Trump Supporters Saw 2016

    08/01/2018 8:52:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 2, 2018 | Anders Hagstrom
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Many supporters of President Donald Trump saw 2016 as a do-or-die election. Now, Democrats are increasingly showing that they think the same thing about 2018. In The Daily Caller News Foundation’s fact check videos, Anders Hagstrom highlights claims from politicians and the media alike, setting the record straight on double standards and mischaracterizations. TheDCNF has torn down former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s infamous and much-peddled 17 intelligence agencies claim and exposed the liberal media for running damage control for Hamas. Check out a few of our other greatest hits, and subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure...