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  • "Unicorn Armpit Hair" Is the Best Beauty Trend of 2019 So Far (eye bleach alert)

    01/18/2019 5:16:04 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 22 replies
    Marie Claire ^ | Jan 17, 2019 | Maya Allen
    It's 2019. We need to stop shaming women who refuse to succumb to stereotypical gender norms-women have every right to embrace their body hair. Gloriously, the first month of the new year has been dubbed "Januhairy," an ongoing celebration on social media encouraging women to grow out and show off their body hair. Now, women are dynamic, radiant, vibrant beings-so, naturally, Januhairy got really colorful. On Instagram, some women are dying their armpit hair in rainbow shades and calling them #UnicornPits. Girls just wanna have fun.
  • Fertility rate for white women plummets BELOW the limit

    01/10/2019 8:48:28 AM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 51 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | January 10, 2019 | Mary Kekatos
    Fertility rates for white women were down in every US state in 2017 - below the rate needed for the population to replace itself, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals.
  • Witchcraft moves to the mainstream in America as Christianity declines [tr]

    12/21/2018 6:29:13 AM PST · by C19fan · 36 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | December 21, 2018 | Rachel Ray
    Witchcraft is thriving in the US, with an estimated 1.5 million Americans now identifying as witches - more than the total number of Presbyterians. As Christianity declines across the country, paganism has swung to the mainstream, with witchcraft paraphernalia for sale on every high street and practises normalised across popular culture. In the past two years, it has also become darkly politicised. Dakota Bracciale, a 29-year-old transgender/queer witch and co-owner of Catland Books and witch shop in Brooklyn, is pleased with the outcome of the ritual hex placed on US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in October. The curse, carried...
  • Facebook Has Officially Lost The Public's Trust

    12/21/2018 5:44:40 AM PST · by blam · 44 replies
    Out of the major tech companies, people trust Facebook the least with their personal information. Amazon and Twitter come in a distant second and third, with 8 percent of people saying they trust these companies the least with their personal information. As Statista’s Sarah Feldman shows below, five times more people place Facebook as the least trustworthy company to handle their personal information when compared to Amazon and Twitter.Infographic: Facebook Loses the Public's Trust | Statista Reports recently revealed that Facebook had hired a communications firm to do opposition research against George Soros to traffic anti-Semitic attacks against the progressive...
  • U.S. Population Grew at Slowest Pace in More Than 80 Years

    12/20/2018 5:52:55 PM PST · by SMGFan · 25 replies
    WSJ ^ | December 20, 2018
    Falling birthrate, rising death rate slow population growth as more Americans move to western and southern states The U.S. population grew in the past year at its slowest rate in over eight decades, with growth in the South and West continuing to outpace the Northeast and Midwest, according to figures the Census Bureau released Wednesday. The numbers, which cover the year ended July 1, show the country’s population rose by 0.6% to 327.2 million people. That was the lowest rate since 1937 in data going back to 1901, according to William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution. The figures...
  • Most Americans against becoming more 'politically correct:' poll

    12/20/2018 7:14:20 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 9 replies
    AFP ^ | 12/20 | AFP
    The poll carried out bt the Marist Institute for Public Opinion showed that 52 percent of Americans did not want public discourse to become more PC, including a majority of independent voters. The mood reflects what President Donald Trump and his supporter have railed against, arguing that political correctness -- the desire to not use language which minority groups may find offensive -- had limited their right to say what they really want to say.
  • New York leads nation in population loss

    12/20/2018 7:15:43 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    CBS 6 ALbany ^ | December 19, 2018 | Staff
    New York State leads the country in an undesirable category. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau says New York tops the nation in population loss. The report says nine states saw a drop in population between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018. New York led the way at a loss of 48,510 people.
  • A Shocking Loss of Faith: Reflecting on the Closing of So Many Churches

    12/07/2018 8:54:49 AM PST · by Salvation · 75 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-06-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A Shocking Loss of Faith: Reflecting on the Closing of So Many Churches Msgr. Charles Pope • December 6, 2018 • Lincoln Congregational Temple in Shaw, credit: NCinDC, FlickrAs I walk or drive through my Capitol Hill neighborhood here in Washington, D.C., I pass by more than twenty churches (all of them Protestant) that have been closed in the past decade. Many of them are grand and prominent buildings. (Click here to see four of them.) Most of the them have been converted to condominiums, likely due to historic preservation norms that seek to retain the exterior appearance of...
  • Poll: 6-in-7 GOP Voters Say Minorities Favored over White Americans

    12/10/2018 4:29:17 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/10/18
    Midterm election polling analysis reveals deep divides between Democrat and Republican voters on the growing multicultural populations in the United States. Polling analysis from the Pew Research Center reveals that the overwhelming majority of Republican voters in the recent midterm elections, 85 percent, say the U.S. today favors minorities over white Americans. Only 11 percent of GOP voters said white Americans are favored over minority groups. On the opposite end of the political spectrum, 87 percent of Democrat voters in the midterm elections say white Americans are favored in the U.S. over minorities. Only 12 percent of Democrat voters say...
  • 156,562,000: Record Employment for 12th Time Under Trump

    11/02/2018 6:44:09 AM PDT · by Freeport · 32 replies
    CNSNEWS ^ | November 2, 2018 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - The economy is the second most important issue for registered voters as the midterm election nears, a new Gallup Poll says. And there was very good economic news on Friday, as the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics rolled out the October employment report -- the final one before next week's midterm election. The number of employed Americans has never been higher. The 156,562,000 Americans employed in October is the twefth record set under President Donald Trump. In October, the number of employed men age 20 and up -- 80,405,000 -- set the 12th record since Trump took...
  • Medical students 'raised on screens lack skills for surgery'

    10/30/2018 8:21:23 AM PDT · by Winniesboy · 35 replies
    The Guardian ^ | October 30 2018 | Matthew Weaver
    Leading surgeon says lack of hobbies and creativity in schools has affected children’s practical abilities. New medical students have spent so much time on screens that they lack vital practical skills necessary to conduct life-saving operations, a leading surgeon has warned. Roger Kneebone, professor of surgical education at Imperial College London, said that a decline in hands-on creative subjects at school and practical hobbies at home means that students often do not have a basic understanding of the physical world. Kneebone said spending hours engaged in virtual worlds was no substitute for experience in the real world. “Partly it stops...
  • The Democrats’very dangerous loss of the young voters, union voters and independent voters

    10/29/2018 6:56:17 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 15 replies
    vanity | October 29, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    A June poll from the Public Religion Research Institute, published in The Atlantic magazine, reported that just 28% of young adults 18 to 29 said they were absolutely certain to vote; but 74% of seniors (a group that voted for Donald Trump) were absolutely certain to vote. So Republican supporting seniors said they would be voting and 18 to 29 year olds were distinctly disinterested in voting. Of course you didn’t hear anything about this; but that doesn’t mean it is not a dangerous red flag for the Democrats. “That was June, and things change”, some would say. Nevertheless, that...
  • Demographics: Why America desperately needs another baby boom

    10/29/2018 10:12:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/29/2018 | Steven W. Mosher
    Although the great engine of American capitalism is now humming on all cylinders, Americans remain strangely reluctant to have children. That birthrates plummeted during the Great Recession, which ran from 2008 to 2016, is no surprise. Who would want to bring children into a jobless, stagnant economy? But the return of prosperity after the 2016 election should have produced a quick uptick in births. That, after all, was the consistent pattern we had seen in the past. Despite generous tax cuts and rising middle-class incomes, however, our birth rate remains mired at the lowest level ever recorded in American history....
  • Why peanut reactions have become 'almost epidemic'—and what to do about food allergies

    10/29/2018 9:38:13 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 147 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10/28/2018 | Trent Gillies
    The exploding segment of the population suffering from certain food ailments is skyrocketing, and experts are stumped on the reasons why.
  • OPINION: Raising A Generation Of Wimps, Losing A Generation Of Entrepreneurs

    10/24/2018 8:20:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/23/2018 | Ron Hart
    Teen Vogue showed the ignorance of a poorly educated and lazy generation by trashing capitalism in favor of socialism. The magazine told kids who act like they read Teen Vogue that capitalism has left the world in a “dystopian ‘Mad Max’ nightmare in which resources have dwindled and rich plutocrats own everything.” In this view, we should strive for the much more desirable system of socialism. It went on to espouse the virtues of socialism over capitalism. That tone of lazy economic ignorance could foretell problems for our country. Years of the influence of Obama, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth “Fauxcahontas” Warren...
  • 23 charts and maps that show the world is getting much, much better

    10/21/2018 7:43:19 AM PDT · by Baynative · 16 replies
    Vox ^ | Dylan Matthews
    EXHIBIT: The power of media On display here is the power of the media that I think is helping to shape the distorted opinions of millennials. While the charts and maps show optimistic trends in almost every category, the author starts this report by saying: "For most Americans, these feel like bleak times. We have a massively unpopular, scandal-plagued president whose aides are being convicted of serious federal felonies. Overt, old-fashioned racism is publicly visible and powerful in a way it wasn’t only five years ago. More than 200 admired, powerful men have been accused of sexual misconduct or assault....
  • Snapshot: Majority in U.S. Now Oppose Ban on Assault Rifles

    10/19/2018 1:08:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Gallup ^ | October 19, 2018 | Megan Brenan
    Americans' support for a ban on semi-automatic guns in the U.S. has dropped eight percentage points from a year ago, when opinions were more evenly divided after the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Last year's measure was unusually high for the trend over the past several years; the current 40% is back to within a few points of where it was between 2011 and 2016.
  • The Trump Workers Party-How our president is reviving an older more genuine liberalism

    10/18/2018 5:45:18 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | October 18, 2018 | Michael Ledeen
    Frank Buckley is a real original, and his recent book, The Republican Workers Party, gives us plenty to ponder. He is a political maverick, rejecting labels and stereotypes, which delights me. The title comes from Trump’s speech to CPAC in 2017. Which Buckley characterizes this way: The Republican Workers Party would be libertarian in its opposition to crony capitalism but economically liberal when it comes to welfare policies for those truly in need. It would be a party of nationalists who reject a globalism that is indifferent between the welfare of Americans and of foreigners. It would be a jobs...
  • Sen. Ben Sasse says country headed toward a "deeper, darker tribal place"

    10/16/2018 6:44:47 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 49 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 16, 2018 | Emily Tillett
    As political discord appears to grow every day on Capitol Hill, Republican Senator Ben Sasse told "CBS This Morning" that the country is headed toward a "deeper, darker tribal place." Sasse, author of the new book "Them: Why We Hate Each Other - and How to Heal" (St. Martin's Press) argues that politics is merely "filling a void" in Americans' lives amid a "hallowing out" of their sense of community. "I think politics are important but they're not the first thing, they're certainly not the only thing, and I think right now our politics are suffering because people are looking...
  • The end of the beginning

    10/15/2018 12:32:53 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | Howard Hyde
    The Kavanaugh confirmation is the high water mark of the conservative resurgence in America that began nearly ten years ago, when Barack Obama was elected president and the Democrats began steadily losing legislative seats across the country, first at the state level (1,000-plus and counting) and then nationally. Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS), whose primary symptom before violent tantrums is denial of reality, led the Democrats to engage in tactics against Judge Kavanaugh that might have been surefire winners prior to the Trump era, however unprecedented they might be in their degree of viciousness and disregard for over a thousand years'...