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  • Saudi Arabian Cleric: Mickey Mouse Must Die

    01/29/2015 10:11:24 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    Cultrural Marxism ^ | 1/29/15 | Bill Wallace
    Sheikh Muhammad Munajid, claimed the mouse is “one of Satan’s soldiers” and makes everything it touches impure, The Telegraph reports. [6] But he warned that like all devilish creatures depictions of the creature in cartoons such as Tom and Jerry, and Disney’s Mickey Mouse, had taught children that it was in fact loveable. [1] [6] The cleric, a former diplomat at the Saudi embassy in Washington DC, said that under Sharia, both household mice and their cartoon counterparts must be killed. Mr Munajid was asked to give Islam’s teaching on mice during a religious affairs programme broadcast on al-Majd TV,...
  • Seattle government now going through citizens’ trash for public shaming, revenue

    01/27/2015 8:42:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 27, 2015 | Mary Katharine Ham
    Sure, the incentive to compost is the putative reason for this regulation, but exactly how is it enforced? In order for city officials and trash collectors to know you have committed the civic sin of disposing of leftover food in your trashcan, they have to examine the contents of your trashcan. Let’s hope the citizens of Seattle and trash collectors can come to some kind of silent truce over this. Do they collectors really want to examine every load they dump into the truck for transgressions? (Lord help us, the city probably offers a bonus of taxpayer money for tagging...
  • Azealia Banks – Outrageous Racist or Magickal Vigilante?

    01/21/2015 7:09:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Patheos' Voodoo Universe Blog ^ | January 20, 2015 | Lilith Dorsey
    A week ago most people had never come across rapper Azealia Banks. She flew onto everyone’s radar on Saturday with just one tweet. It was as follows- And time to put death spells on cops who kill innocent civilians and think they can get away with it….. OKURRRRRR?!Immediately people began to respond on twitter with calls to the ancient magicks and the ancestors. People called Azealia a racist, and some Wiccans even chimed in with the three fold law. If there were any Pagans out there that thought they didn’t have “a nickel in this quarter,” they must admit they...
  • California city prohibits gender specific restrooms

    01/21/2015 3:11:52 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 47 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | Michele Hickford
    West Hollywood is the first city in California to adopt a policy of “gender neutral” public restrooms, giving businesses 60 days to change the little male and female stick figure signs on bathroom doors. As the Los Angeles Times reports, businesses must comply with a new city law prohibiting gender identifications. “City leaders said that the old school “men” and “women” restrooms were outdated and puts transgender people in the difficult position of having to “out” themselves simply by picking a door.” “I know for a number of transgender people that having to choose whether to go into the male...
  • Dangerous bee hives provide rich harvest of honey

    01/21/2015 10:03:43 AM PST · by SandRat · 25 replies
    Shar Porier
    MCNEAL — Once it housed soldiers stationed at Fort Huachuca, then it was moved to McNeal and was filled with the sounds of happy feet dancing and the chattering of ladies at coffee cloches. Now abandoned, there are new inhabitants that really are no fun — killer bees. The irritable, six-legged flying pollinators have been in the building on Frontier Road for a number of years, tending huge honeycombs and creating problems for those who walk their dogs, ride horses or just take a morning stroll. If one puts out nectar for the hummingbirds and orioles in spring within the...
  • New England is in the lead. Will they prevail

    01/18/2015 4:12:38 PM PST · by hondact200 · 54 replies
    January 18, 2015 | hondact200
    New england is in the lead, will they prevail to the end of the game. This is for the football fans to vent how the game is going. It is in fun, rout for your team of choice and if they win or lose have some fun with it. On Tuesday we have to suffer through yet another State of the Union. Okay I do not have to suffer through because I will be on the road traveling to Lower Michigan for a medical appointment! Let's have some fun with the football game.
  • What Happened to Seattle seahawks

    01/18/2015 1:35:12 PM PST · by hondact200 · 189 replies
    January 18, 2015 | hondact200
    Yesterday the posts were that SeaHawks were going to win and dominate the game and that the Superbowl was going to be Patriots vs SeaHawks. What has happened? Another half to go and hopefully the SeaHawks will at least show up. Go Packers Go
  • MLK marches w/Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and slain officer on cover of New Yorker

    01/18/2015 9:35:16 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Grio ^ | January 17, 2015 | Blue Telusma
    The January 26th edition of The New Yorker imagines a world where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches arm in arm with some of the most polarizing news figures from 2014 and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The publication is known for it’s controversial covers, but this one entitled “The Dream of Reconciliation” – shows Dr. King with Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, and New York City Police officer Wenjian Liu, who was killed by a gunman in December – peacefully walking with arms linked as an American flag waves in the background. Artist Barry Blitt who drew it says he...
  • Not a Joke….. Obama to Be Interviewed by GloZell

    01/17/2015 8:48:56 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 16, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama is going to be interviewed by GloZell Green. GloZell made it big on YouTube with this video… The Cinnamon Challenge … by GloZell and her Big Behind Earrings (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Here’s another video of GloZell in action. GloZell Diet Coke and Mentos Challenge–(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Maybe he’ll do the cinnamon challenge? The Daily Mail reported: After his State Of The Union address on Tuesday, the POTUS has confirmed, he will sit down for interviews with three YouTube stars – including GloZell. The Los Angeles-based vlogger, who characteristically wears green lipstick, starts each video with ‘Hello this is GloZell! Is you ok? Is you?...
  • Why Obies Wasnt at Paris March..NOW it can be "told"

    01/14/2015 10:11:36 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 13 replies
    MeshugeMikey ^ | January 14, 2015 | MeshugeMikey
    Why wasnt Obie at the Paris March ...?? his Custom Sweatshirt wasnt ready......
  • Azealia Banks Wants To Kill White People With Her Inborn Witch Powers

    01/13/2015 1:16:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller's DC Trawler Blog ^ | January 12, 2015 | Jim Treacher, blogger
    WARNING: THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS CONTENT THAT MAY TRIGGER ANYONE WHO IS OFFENDED BY RACIAL SLURS AND ENJOYS MUSIC.If you don’t know who Azealia Banks is, there are only two explanations: 1.You’re a racist.2.Just kidding, that was it. She’s a rapper/singer/whatever who’s less known for her music than for her feuds, or “beefs,” with more popular and/or talented artists. She picks fights with people like Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Lady Gaga, and then a bunch of other people you’ve never heard of because of #1 above. Banks has been forced to do this for publicity purposes, because her music sounds like...
  • On the Red Carpet, Lena Dunham Trashes 'Deranged Neocons' Who Criticize Her Online

    01/12/2015 7:28:16 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | January 11, 2015 | Tim Graham
    You don’t usually here denunciations of “deranged neocons” on the red carpet at the Golden Globes, but HBO star Lena Dunham uncorked this attack on her Twitter enemies to Ryan Seacrest on the E! Network. Seacrest noted that her show “Girls” began its fourth season on Sunday night, and he asked if she would be checking for online reaction:(VIDEO-AT-LINK)LENA DUNHAM: I deleted Twitter because I tried to create a safer space for me emotionally. RYAN SEACREST: Explain. DUNHAM: People threaten my life and tell me what I cow I am, so I decided....I check it occasionally but it’s not the...
  • ‘Ferguson’ Is 2014’s Name of the Year: Beating out Uber, Malala and a princess from Frozen

    01/09/2015 8:36:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | January 9, 2015 | Katy Steinmetz
    In the basement of a Portland hotel Friday, a room full of members of the American Name Society gathered for their big annual event: voting on the name of the year for 2014. They nominated and spoke for and against the names of people, places and things that mattered last year before a decisive vote. By a 15-vote margin over the other finalists, “Ferguson” became their name of the year. Ferguson, of course, is the name the St. Louis suburb where a police officer shot and killed teenager Michael Brown last year, setting off weeks of racially charged unrest around...
  • This is an idea so dumb a government grant must have funded its development.

    01/09/2015 4:12:01 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 55 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 1-9-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Someone seriously concocted this and apparently tried to market it. It would be faster to just put on and take off the sock with your hands. The video is at the original post.
  • Bottomless Mimosas and Calling Out Bigots: How Brunch Just Got Real in NYC

    01/07/2015 7:19:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Take Part ^ | January 5, 2015 | Liz Dwyer
    The Black Brunch movement wants us to get uncomfortable with law enforcement violence in communities of color.Weekend brunch is usually the time for Americans to kick back and enjoy a mimosa and a slice of a savory veggie frittata (watch out for those spiking egg prices) with friends or family. But on Sunday, diners in several New York City and Oakland, California, restaurants got a hefty serving of anti–police violence activism alongside their meals. Dozens of participants in the grassroots Black Brunch movement walked into restaurants that tend to serve a predominantly white customer base. The activists weren’t there to...
  • Sunday Brunchers Served Quinoa Pancakes with a Side of #BlackLivesMatter

    01/05/2015 8:02:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Good Magazine ^ | January 5, 2015 | Tasbeeh Herwees
    Sunday brunch was painfully disrupted for diners nationwide when protesters occupied upscale restaurants and read off the names of black victims of police violence. The #BlackBrunch demonstrators targeted eateries that serve predominantly affluent, white clientele and staged sit-ins in New York City, San Francisco, Oakland, Baltimore, and other cities across the country. As discomforted brunchers lifted mugs of pour-over coffee to their lips, protesters recited the names of black people killed by the police like Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown. Although some protesters encountered hostility from restaurant managers, most of them witnessed supportive gestures from the diners. Activists...
  • Abortion advocates to celebrate Roe with wine, music, tacos , beer and chili for choice

    01/02/2015 3:52:04 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | January 2, 2015 | saynsumthn
    January 22, 2015 will be the 42nd anniversary of legalized child killing through abortion under the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision. According to the most recent abortion stats, in 2011, Guttmacher, reports that 1.06 million abortions were performed nationally. According to Planned Parenthood’s latest stats, they killed 327,653 unborn children in just one year. To “celebrate” this, Planned Parenthood is organizing events across the country. In Arizona, Planned Parenthood has planned an evening of wine, food, music, creativity and conversation. Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando plans to host Rock n’ Roe 2015, and “celebrate” child killing with, “local bands...
  • 49 Tremendous Things That Florida Men Accomplished This Year

    01/01/2015 8:41:05 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 5 replies
    News.Mic ^ | 12/30/14 | Sophie Kleeman
    You'd be hard-pressed to find a more perfect caricature of America's wildest, bawdiest and most unintelligible impulses than Florida Man. As the Internet's most notorious citizen, Florida Man isn't a single person, let alone a single resident of Florida. He's an amalgamation of the characters who populate the ridiculous news stories that often trickle out of the Sunshine State. Florida Man is a raunchier version of the Onion's mild-mannered Area Man, a caricature, with a wink and a nod, to our fellow Americans. Florida Man is best known for his outlandish conduct, which ranges from the bizarre (carrying a meth...
  • Alaska Pipeline Doom sayings Revisited

    01/01/2015 1:50:32 PM PST · by Coleus · 10 replies
    Media Research Center. ^ | 04.19.06 | R. Warren Anderson
    After the discovery of oil in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, it didnt take long for environmentalists to cry gloom and doom and for the media to hype those claims. From caribou dying to earthquakes to all hell breaking loose, there was no shortage of catastrophic predictions though the Alaska pipeline now boasts great success roughly 30 years later.      Construction on the pipeline began in 1975, and oil first moved through it on June 20, 1977. Former Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton summed up its success in 2003 that Today the pipeline produces 17 percent of our domestic petroleum. It...
  • A Favicon Question,,mystery,,

    12/31/2014 4:10:35 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 6 replies
    MeshugeMikey | December 31m 2014 | self
    A Favicon. for the "non initiated " that tiny little icon that displays in the address bar whenever a web site provides a the proper file for same. One of my browsers doesnt display a favicon for the drudge report...one has chosen to "adopt" a YAHOO Icon for that site. While I dont necessarily view this ias problematic...it is somewhat of a mystery. anyone have any ideas?
  • What's better than 8 minute abs? Why, 0 Minute abs of course!

    12/30/2014 2:33:47 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 12-30-14 | The Looking Spoon
    My New Year's Resolution just got a lot easier...I don't know why people think rednecks are dumb, they usually come up with some of the best solutions to problems I've ever seen!
  • Here Are 10 Outrageous 'Zero Tolerance' Follies of 2014

    12/29/2014 3:26:37 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    Reason ^ | 12-29-14 | Lenore Skenazy
    Are your children safe at school? That depends on if you're worried about bullies or administrators. Here are 10 of the most infamous "zero tolerance" punishments handed down to kids—and even some adults—this year. 1. Student, 13, shares lunch, gets detention A 13-year-old boy at Weaverville Elementary School in California shared his school lunch (a chicken burrito) with a hungry friend. For this, he got detention. Superintendent Tom Barnett explained, "Because of safety and liability we cannot allow students to actually exchange meals.” 2. Sunscreen not allowed on field trip—kids might drink it
  • 2015 Precap

    12/27/2014 1:14:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Moderate Voice ^ | December 27, 2014 | Peter Funt
    The year gone by was marked by a tangle of stories involving midterm elections, grand juries and scandalous outfits worn by Sasha and Malia Obama. No need for a tedious yearend recap. Here instead is a precap of news certain to break in 2015: JAN. 1 – President Obama ushers in the New Year with a passel of executive orders. In one action likely to anger Republicans, the president announces that Mark Udall of Colorado and Kay Hagan of North Carolina, along with other defeated Democrats, will not be forced to leave the Senate for three years. “We must deal...
  • This photo of Obama is, unfortunately, NOT Photoshopped!

    12/26/2014 12:44:48 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 68 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 12-26-14 | The Looking Spoon
    How can you even spoof this? You can't. I would say he's spoofing himself now, but that's not true, not even a little.
  • Man parachutes from balloon-lifted lawn chair

    12/23/2014 6:55:37 PM PST · by Duke C. · 37 replies
    UPI ^ | Dec. 23, 2014 | Ben Hooper
    skydiving daredevil floated 8,000 feet into the air over Utah on a lawn chair tied to balloons before shooting the balloons with a shotgun. Erik Roner, who filmed the stunt, tied 90 balloons to his lawn chair and reached an altitude of 8,000 feet before using his shotgun to take out the balloons and leaping from the chair.
  • “I don’t feel safe with a gun in my house”: Gun Control PSA Tells Kids to Steal Parents’ Guns,

    12/22/2014 10:40:37 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 50 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 12/22/14 | Max Slavo
    ..Turn Them in at School The PSA video above shows a young teen dramatically rifling through his parents’ drawer, only to take out a handgun and put it in his backpack, all while his mother is downstairs reading. The next day, he brings the gun to school, sits through class, and places it on a startled teacher’s desk before asking, “Can you take this away? I don’t feel safe with a gun in my house.” This is independent director Rejina Sincic’s idea of how to end gun violence and keep children safe. The message at the end reads, “Our children...
  • Abortion clinics offer “Grief and Burial support”

    12/22/2014 8:17:27 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Saynsumthn's Blog ^ | December 22, 2014 | Saynsumthn
    Washington State abortion clinic chain advertises that they offer women bereavement resources and services and grief counseling. What exactly would a woman grieve after having an abortion? Perhaps a baby? Cedar River abortions clinics have locations in Seattle, Renton, and Tacoma Washington. According to their website, Cedar River Clinics, is operated by the Feminist Women’s Health Center (FWHC), which was founded in Yakima in 1979. The Renton and Tacoma centers were added when their physician-owners and the name Cedar River Clinics was adopted. The Renton center was purchased in 1991 when abortionist Baird Bardarson retired. In 2014, FWHC acquired Aurora...
  • Baby Bump Bowls offered by Planned Parenthood which profits from abortion

    12/22/2014 10:42:22 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Saynsumthn's Blog ^ | December 22, 2014 | Saynsumthn
    Every time I think that abortion giant Planned Parenthood has finally surprised me with their hypocrisy I discover something else that takes the cake. Do you remember when Planned Parenthood, which does hundreds of thousands of abortions annually, was selling baby onesies? The idea of an organization which profits off the killing of unborn children selling baby clothes was pretty astonishing at the time. That is, until today ! Now, the number one provider of abortions has the perfect gift idea: According to Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, and Planned Parenthood of Northeast Ohio, this inspiring gift is, “made from...
  • Watch Dr. Evil mock Sony Pictures and North Korea on SNL

    12/22/2014 10:08:10 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    The Verge ^ | 12/21/14
    Of course SNL had to get a few digs in at the Sony hacks this week, and Mike Myers returned as Dr. Evil himself to do the digging. During the show's cold open, the old Austin Powers villain said that Sony, North Korea, and the GOP were all giving evil organizations a bad name. And over The Interview, of all things. "Look, I saw The Interview," he said, addressing Sony (which apparently hasn't had a hit since the Walkman). "It was charming. But if you really want to put a bomb in a theater, do what I did: put in...
  • Muslims Already On Mars (Vanity)

    12/22/2014 9:23:31 AM PST · by lbryce · 16 replies
    UFO Mania ^ | December 22, 2014 | Staff
  • The Blockbuster OBAMA Movie

    12/22/2014 8:24:26 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 28 replies
    MeshugeMikey | December 22, 2014 | MeshugeMikey
  • Pentagram on clinic floor of alleged abandoned abortion clinic in unverified vid

    12/21/2014 5:33:55 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Saynsumthn's blog ^ | November 19, 2014 | Saynsumthn
    A video entitled “Abortion Clinic” shows young people walking through what looks like an abandoned building. If you are to believe the title – it is discovered to be an abortion clinic although they do not state the location or the name. After rummaging around for a while- the group notices something on the floor of the “clinic.” “Oh my God, its a pentagram,” they yell as the flee the site. As you watch the video below remember that it has not been validated as accurate nor the location as an abandoned abortion clinic. VIDEO/PICTURES ON LINK
  • Obama's Very Mysterious Past

    12/20/2014 7:43:06 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 39 replies
    MeshugeMikey ^ | December 20, 2014 | MeshugeMikey
    now it can be told
  • Add Your Greeting to the Obama Christmas Card!

    12/15/2014 11:27:22 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 15 replies
    MeshugeMikey ^ | December 15, 2014 | MeshugeMikey
  • Some self-deputized officer of the Fun Police is coming after Elf on the Shelf

    12/15/2014 10:32:22 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 25 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 12-15-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Apparently, Elf on the Shelf is evil... No, not that kind of evil (are "fun-loving" antics from inanimate dolls "evil"?) This kind of evil. Could there be something more sinister behind the little elf sitting on the shelf who returns to the North Pole each night?Yes, says Laura Pinto, a digital technology professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.She recently published a paper titled “Who’s the Boss” on the doll, saying the idea of it reporting back to Santa each night on the child’s behavior “sets up children for dangerous, uncritical acceptance of power structures,” according toinsideHalton.com.From her...
  • Watch CNN panel end show with AWKWARD ‘hands up don’t shoot’ Ferguson gesture

    12/14/2014 9:02:52 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | December 13, 2014 | soopermexican
    About the only thing useful about white guilt is that is continually encourages white liberals to do stupid stuff while the rest of us point and laugh. Case in point, here’s the “objective” panel at CNN doing the debunked “hands up don’t shoot” gesture that Ferguson protesters have taken up despite the evidence in the case. Watch below:(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Then there’s this: el SooperSanta ن @SooperMexican so powerful. MT @sallykohn Proud to show support w my co-hosts. @cnn #ICantBreathe #BlackLivesMatter 3:53 PM - 13 Dec 2014 74 Retweets 37 favorites
  • Planned Parenthood makes penis shaped Holiday decoration (Warning PP Barf Alert)

    12/13/2014 8:38:10 PM PST · by Morgana · 18 replies
    Saynsumthn's Blog ^ | December 12, 2014 | Saynsumthn
    “All I want for Christmas is a penis shaped holiday decoration…” and so the song goes – wait- what ??? I was doing a little searching on Twitter to see if I needed to update my most recent blog about Planned Parenthood using Christmas to sell baby killing through abortion and came across a few shockers. First is this little doozy from tweeter Laura Palmer who suggested that Mary – the mother of Jesus- should have gone to Planned Parenthood, “If Mary had gone to Planned Parenthood we wouldn’t have to deal with all of this holiday bull****,” she tweeted....
  • The Pope and Dogs in Heaven

    12/13/2014 7:55:40 PM PST · by juliosevero · 22 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    The Pope and Dogs in Heaven By Julio Severo Some news services interpreted that Pope Francis reportedly said that dogs also go to Heaven. If he was really misinterpreted, so do these dogs have nothing to do with animals? Is another kind of dog? Should he be interpreted, in his precariously disguisable socialism, that Fidel Castro and his gang also have a chance to the heavenly Paradise? Speaking about Fidel, why has no pope ever condemned communism in his visit to Cuba? If any other world leader visited Cuba without condemning communism, he would be branded in the least...
  • Naked College Students Vs. Black Lives Matter protesters

    12/13/2014 11:32:33 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 53 replies
    iOTW REPORT ^ | 12-13-2014 | Cardigan
    December 13, 2014 Naked College Students Vs. Black Lives Matter protesters by Cardigan Dean of College Rakesh Khurana speaks on behalf of protesters during Primal Scream early Thursday in Harvard Yard. Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde stands at his side.Dean of College Rakesh Khurana attempts to gain the attention of the participants of Primal Scream by climbing onto the shoulders of a Primal Scream runner Thursday in Harvard Yard. Other students organized a protest in response to recent police brutality that attempted to delay the start of the run. A group of about 30 students attempted to hold a...
  • 7 Signs I’m Getting Old

    12/12/2014 5:20:53 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 75 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 12/12/14 | Steve Berman
    I recently marked a particular anniversary of my birth.  I won’t say my age but it’s a prime number multiplied by ten, older than 30 and not yet 70.  I didn’t mark the day in any particular way.  Yeah there was a “happy birthday” from my wife and kids, but no huge celebration.   I didn’t want one. Passing that milestone makes one somewhat introspective and brooding about the arc of one’s life.  I was just twenty, for God’s sake!  What happened to all those years?  I still feel like a big kid.  I still watch Looney Tunes (love Road...
  • Sad Christmas Tree

    12/11/2014 7:08:40 PM PST · by ensignsj · 33 replies
    Each season, millions of Christmas trees are set up in offices, malls, airports and other public spaces. These trees are adorned with ornaments that hold no sentimental value. They are often surrounded by empty presents. Quite literally, no one cares about them. These are their stories.
  • Why Did The Treasury Department Just Purchase Thousands of Survival Kits For Bank Examiners?

    12/10/2014 9:37:07 PM PST · by Kartographer · 68 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 12/10/14 | Mac Slavo
    The latest eye-opener comes from the U.S. Treasury, a department tasked with managing the country’s debt as well as the banking system as a whole. According to a new report the Treasury Department has ordered over $200,000 Survival Kits for as many as 3,814 employees who oversee the federal banking system. It’s not clear why the federal government has ordered the kits, but perhaps they are expecting some sort of disturbance to take place and they want their employees to be prepared for it. According to Zero Hedge, the kits will be delivered to every major bank in the United...
  • The White Conversation on Race

    12/09/2014 3:07:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Color Lines - News For Action ^ | December 9, 2014 | Carla Murphy
    With the national uproar surrounding the unpunished police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, some white Americans say they are rethinking the lack of diversity in their lives—and the work they need to do to help create social change that lasts. Take Philadelphia artist Katherine Fritz. In her attempt to understand events in Ferguson, she stumbled upon a 2013 national survey finding that white American social circles tend to be 91 percent white. Intrigued, she tested this finding in her own life. A self-described liberal who uses the term “micro-aggressions,” she was surprised to find that her social circle...
  • Eric Garner protesters “shut down capitalism” because… capitalism!

    12/07/2014 9:50:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 6, 2014 | Jazz Shaw
    When the protests over the grand jury decision in the case of Eric Garner broke out I was expecting them to take place around police stations. It was also expected that the marchers would take to streets and sidewalks in popular areas where the media could easily film them. But there are new targets in their sights, and as you might expect they shut down business at the Apple Store and Macy’s. I’m sorry… what was that again? Protesters staged a “die in” Friday night in an Apple store on Fifth Avenue and in Macy’s at Herald Square. Hundreds of...
  • North Korea Forces Everyone Named Jong-Un to Change Their Names (Except for the Dictator)

    12/06/2014 12:11:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Media Research Center TV ^ | December 3, 2014 2:44pm ET | Dan Joseph
    Imagine living your entire life using the name that was given to you at birth and then having the government tell you that you have to change it. We’re not at that point in the United States (yet), but in North Korea, that’s exactly what everyone with the name “Jong-Un” is being forced to do. North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un apparently loves his name so much that he’s decided that no one else can use it. Since Jong-un is quite a popular name in the country, it looks like a lot of people are going to have to look for...
  • DON’T BREATHE!

    12/05/2014 12:19:00 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 10 replies
    Power Line ^ | 12-5-2014 | Scott Johnson
    DECEMBER 5, 2014 BY SCOTT JOHNSON Don’t breathe! John observes that in Minneapolis “The liberals are revolting.” It’s a general truth but, in Minnesota, we have a bad case of it.I happened to be heading south on Highway 35W out of downtown Minneapolis at mid-afternoon yesterday when I saw the roving band of ladies and gentlemen of the idiotic left marching north. They accompanied themselves with the the mindless “I can’t breathe” chant. I found the chant inspirational. I confess: it inspired prohibited thoughts of “If only.”Can we get a counterdemonstration going? “Don’t breathe!” The traffic heading north toward downtown...
  • THE LIBERALS ARE REVOLTING

    12/04/2014 8:35:55 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 43 replies
    Power Line ^ | 12-4-2014 | John Hinderaker
    DECEMBER 4, 2014 BY JOHN HINDERAKER The Liberals Are Revolting A running joke in the Wizard of Id comic strip was that the peasants were revolting:Here in Minnesota, the liberals are revolting, as the nationwide rash of anti-police demonstrations came to Minneapolis today. Actually, multiple demonstrations were combined: it began with a group demanding $15 an hour to work at a local Burger King. The Mayor of Minneapolis and a city council member or two showed up to demonstrate solidarity with the protesters. From there, the demonstrators, estimated to number around 150, began a long trek up Highway 35W, the...
  • Dan Aykroyd endorses UFO Kickstarter campaign

    11/29/2014 8:44:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Open Minds ^ | November 28, 2014 | Alejandro Rojas
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Dan Aykroyd, longtime paranormal and UFO enthusiast, has made an endorsement video for the Mutual UFO Network’s (MUFON) Kickstarter campaign. Aykroyd’s work in TV and film is legendary, and he is a major UFO buff. The extent of his interested was demonstrated in the 2012 documentary Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs. It is 2 hours of Aykroyd talking about UFOs, which may sound boring to some, but I loved it. His level of knowledge on the history of the phenomena is remarkable. He shows he is at par with some of the top researchers in the field. A video released...
  • Marijuana Dispensaries Are Celebrating Black Friday, Too

    11/28/2014 2:08:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Slate's Moneybox Blog ^ | November 28, 2014 | Laura Bradley, intern
    For shoppers of age in Colorado and Washington state, the most novel deal this Black Friday isn’t a gadget like the iPhone 6. If what they’re looking for is relaxation, they’re in luck: For their first Black Friday ever, recreational marijuana dispensaries in those states are offering some great deals on weed. “This is one of the first times in the nation that we’re going to be able to do such crazy discounts and specials on marijuana products, and have people 21 years or older be able to come in and join the festivities,” says John Satterfield, a distribution worker...
  • ... airplanes of the future won’t be able to take off at some airports due to global warming

    11/27/2014 11:00:21 AM PST · by PROCON · 46 replies
    wattsupwiththat ^ | Nov. 26, 2014 | Anthony Watts
    Density altitude is the biggest factor in aircraft take off on a given runway length, temperature, and altitude. I know this from firsthand experience as I used to be a private pilot – until my hearing got so bad that I decided I was a danger to myself and others. This study published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society claims the number of days with a density altitude issue at some airports will increase per RCP model scenarios in 2050-2070. Of course they are assuming that the RCP models produce an accurate output, and that airplanes of the...