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  • The Spy Who Befriended Me - [title to long].

    05/21/2018 3:33:17 AM PDT · by Fhios · 13 replies
    DC ^ | 5/21/18 | Chuck Ross
    ... Clovis, who made the final decision in March 2016 to bring both Page and Papadopoulos onto the campaign, had no inclination that Halper was spying on Trump associates. Clovis and Halper met for coffee on Aug. 31 or Sept. 1, 2016 near Washington. Clovis said the conversation was innocuous, focusing mostly on foreign policy issues, including China, one of Halper’s areas of expertise. ... I've always have been suspicious of both Page and Papadopoulos and still am. I'm adding Clovis to the list. Thinking he's now a contender for the campaign plant. Halper just has that "That was easy"...

    05/19/2018 5:53:26 PM PDT · by BEJ · 45 replies
    Vanity | 19/05/2018 | BEJ
    Now I heard this from my mom who heard it from her tea group that the American beauty who is marrying a Royal was coaxed by friend in Hollywood (possibly George Clooney) to talk the British representative in Australia to ask the Australian ambassador to ply the American Trump team adviser with liquor so that he blabs and then they could set up charges on Trump… however, the spy everyone is talking about according to my mom’s tea group worked in England as a foot guard for the Royals and then got commissioned, after a dreadful falling out with Tony...
  • Rudy To The Rescue (Vanity)

    05/17/2018 6:33:06 PM PDT · by OddLane · 42 replies
    Hannity ^ | May17, 2018 | Gerard Perry
    Is it just me, or was bringing Rudy Giuliani onto his legal team a monumentally bad decision on the part of the Trump administration?
  • Bitcoin Will Soon Use More Energy Than Austria

    05/17/2018 12:52:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Discover Magazine ^ | May 16, 2018 | Eric Betz
    By now, we’re all tired of hearing about the virtual currency turned investment craze known as Bitcoin. Created in response to the 2008 financial crisis, anarcho-capitalists hailed it as the decentralized future of commerce. But as prices soared and the biggest names on Wall Street bought in, Bitcoin became mostly known as a speculative, unregulated investment. Think Beanie Babies, but you can also use them to buy drugs and engage in human trafficking. Perhaps the most remarkable Bitcoin storyline recently has been just how much computational horsepower it takes to create the virtual currency: some 26 quintillion calculations per second....
  • Why the debacle surrounding Meghan's father would never have happened if Diana was still alive

    05/15/2018 9:18:15 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 16, 2018 | Sarah Vine
    Every bride finds the final days in the run-up to her wedding rather fraught. It doesn’t matter how meticulous the planning has been, something always goes awry. That said, poor Meghan Markle seems to be having more than her fair share of pre-wedding stress. At a time when all she should be thinking about are last-minute finishing touches, she and Prince Harry are having to deal with a full-blown family crisis. At the time I write, it’s uncertain whether Meghan’s father — 73-year-old Thomas — will fly to the UK for Saturday’s royal wedding following revelations that he accepted money...
  • Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

    05/15/2018 11:00:57 AM PDT · by TBP · 36 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 14, 2018 | Digital Shorts
    One million plastic water bottles are sold every minute. Only 14 percent are recycled. The rest end up in landfill or in the ocean, taking years to decompose. Scientists have been working on an enzyme that can destroy all these bottles — and now they have succeeded by accident. UK and US scientists discovered an enzyme in the soil of a plastic landfill. While researching the enzyme, they accidentally caused it to mutate and created an enzyme that can break down plastic much faster than landfills. Currently, plastic bottles can only be recycled into carpets or clothing but this new...
  • Man gets Mauled by Bear while trying to take a "Selfie"

    05/15/2018 5:08:23 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 30 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 5/15/2018 | J Hines
    Here's proof that us folks in the U.S. aren’t the only idiots when it comes to wildlife interaction, a man in India was reportedly mauled to death when he tried to take a "selfie" of himself with a bear. According to an Indie article, Prabhu Bhatara was returning from a wedding with some others when they stopped for a potty break. Seeing an injured bear, he decided it would be a good idea to get close to it and take a "selfie". There's a video, that shows the bear chewing and shaking this guy. There was quite a crowd there,...
  • I watched an entire Flat Earth Convention for my research—here’s what I learned

    05/13/2018 3:38:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Ars Technica | May 6, 2018 | Harry T. Dyer
    Link only due to copyright issues:
  • Eurovision Song Contest Gets Its Lineup for Grand Final

    05/11/2018 2:20:25 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 20 replies ^ | 5/10/2018 | Associated Press
    The Eurovision Song Contest has completed its lineup of 26 contestants who will face off for this year’s crown, following a second semifinal. Performers from Serbia, Moldova, Hungary, Ukraine, Sweden, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Slovenia and The Netherlands earned enough votes Thursday night to reach the Grand Final. Missing out on Saturday’s headline show were Russia, Georgia, Latvia, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Romania and San Marino. Half of the votes were cast by a professional jury and the other half remotely by viewers.
  • Comedian Kathy Griffin Says She's on a 'Kill List' Amid Continued Trump Photo Backlash

    05/09/2018 1:42:14 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 79 replies
    IJR ^ | 5/8/18 | CARLIN BECKER
    Continuing to point out the major backlash surrounding her photoshoot with President Donald Trump's fake, decapitated head last year, Kathy Griffin is now insisting she's on a “kill list.” Having taken heat for the offensive photoshoot, the comedian took to Twitter on Monday to let everyone know “things have not gotten better for me.” “In fact, I just found out I’m on a brand new 'Kill List,'” she continued. “Constant death threats and threats of violence toward me in very specific ways. None of the social media platforms I need to make a living and sell my tour tickets will...
  • Danger!!! Rouge judges “obstruct” Robert Mueller’s pursuit of Russia/Russia/Russia “justice”.

    05/07/2018 8:34:29 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 18 replies
    RedNeckoBlogger ^ | 5/7/18 | RedNeckoBlogger
    Democracy Failed!!! The Russian interference in the 2016 election to “help” Donald Trump was so bad and dangerous that evidence for it should not be required! Any “reasonable” person (especially those seeking “reasonable gun control”) would agree! A crime, any crime (actually a real crime is not really necessary) by anybody associated with Trump should be vigorously persecuted! (er… prosecuted). This could also include the 62,985,134 suspected felon co-conspirators that voted for the Orange Interloper (outrageous those votes were allowed to be counted! Many are suspected of using voter ID, which is "racist"). Permanent Democrat implementation of "Socialist Utopia" and...
  • Anti-gun leader makes wild accusation about Dana Loesch. She proves it’s just a ‘shameless lie.’

    05/06/2018 6:34:35 PM PDT · by TBP · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 5, 2018 | Chris Enloe
    Shannon Watts, founder of anti-Second Amendment organization Moms Demand Action, claimed Saturday that Dana Loesch attempted to “harass” and “intimidate” anti-gun protesters staging at a church in Dallas, where the annual National Rifle Association meeting is taking place. It took Loesch just one tweet to prove Watts was lying. What happened? It all started when Watts tweeted: Shannon Watts ✔ @shannonrwatts .@NRA lobbyist @DLoesch has shown up uninvited, with a camera crew, at a church where Texas @MomsDemand volunteers are meeting to discuss gun safety in order to harass and intimidate volunteers. No, really. #NRAAM #NRAAM18 11:54 AM - May...
  • Vanity: Kentucky Derby Drag Queen?

    05/05/2018 11:50:48 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 49 replies
    Ran across Kentucky Derby coverage and one of the announcers was in drag. I don't understand.
  • ‘Mt. Trumpmore’: Eco group seeks money to carve Trump’s face into glacier

    05/03/2018 8:18:00 PM PDT · by Duke C. · 26 replies
    WATTS UP WITH THAT? ^ | 5/3/18 | Anthony Watts
    A Finnish climate action group is raising $500,000 to carve President Trump’s face into an arctic iceberg according to a press release I received. In an attempt to prove global warming exists, the Finnish group called Melting Ice wants to carve a 115-foot ice sculpture of Trump’s face into a glacier for an effort they call “Project Trumpmore” and seeks to raise $500,000 to do pull it off.
  • 15-year-old says her $1,000 monthly allowance makes her 'feel like a peasant' — the internet's upset

    05/03/2018 6:38:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | May 3, 2018 | Elise Solé
    A Beverly Hills teen who calls herself “a princess” is furious at her mother for slashing her monthly $5K allowance. Fifteen-year-old Nicolette, who appeared on the Dr. Phil show Tuesday, has lived a lavish California childhood — a closet full of Chanel, Gucci, and Céline, personal drivers, exercise trainers, and her own credit card with zero limit. “Some months, her credit card bills would be $10K,” her mother, Nina, told Dr. Phil. “I just paid the bill.”(continued)
  • Solve the puzzle, win a prize. (Vanity)

    04/29/2018 6:26:49 AM PDT · by SouthWall · 12 replies ^ | 4/29/18 | Doug Wall
    Click the button above Puzzle solvers, Have a little fun. Solve the puzzle, win a prize. * * A Jani Wall Bookmark will be sent to the first five puzzle solvers based on time the email is received, and acuracy of solution. Please, no spoilers. - is an informationl and entertainment website that displays random conservative quotes from normal everyday people (and a few famous people) in several categories. Some people have requested the ability to see all of the quotes from each category rather than a random quote. Now they can, but they must solve the puzzle. *...
  • San Francisco Public Library hosts transgender “art exhibit” featuring weapons intended to kill...

    04/28/2018 6:05:34 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    Gender Trender ^ | April 28, 2018 | Staff
    FULL TITLE: San Francisco Public Library hosts transgender “art exhibit” featuring weapons intended to kill feminists If you thought the age of scold’s bridles and dunking pools designed to torture and kill disobedient women were a thing of the past, you would be wrong. The San Francisco Public Library unveiled an exhibit this week featuring blood stained t-shirts encouraging patrons to “punch” feminists, along with several installations of deadly weapons painted pink: baseball bats covered in barbed wire, axes, among others, all designed by men to kill feminist women. The male creators of the exhibit also included a helpful manifesto,...
  • Parkland Activists’ Parents: They’re Not Gay With Each Other

    04/24/2018 9:02:12 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 69 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 4/24/18 | Patrick Howley
    Parents of Parkland gun control advocates David Hogg and Cameron Kasky assured the media Tuesday that their sons are not homosexual with one another. Here is a photo that Cameron Kasky posted to Twitter, referring to “Prom 2018,” which created a situation in which the young adults’ parents had to clear up gay rumors. Hogg’s activist mother Rebecca Boldrick said that Hogg is not going to prom with Kasky as his date, and Kasky’s father also weighed in on the issue, according to TMZ. “Cameron and David love each other very much, as do the 20 or so other kids...
  • Putting the HA in Hart Mountain

    04/22/2018 6:02:38 PM PDT · by Peter ODonnell · 9 replies
    original to FR | Apr 22, 2018 | Peter O'Donnell
    We live in western Canada but we love to travel to the western states. One place that always intrigued me was Hart Mountain Antelope Reserve in southern Oregon. So we had the chance to visit this remote area last week, hoping to see some of the resident thousands of antelope (pronghorns). The scenery was awe-inspiring, in particular the western side where we entered is a sheer cliff that rises above a chain of lakes. It was a clear day but despite several stops and scans with binoculars, no luck seeing antelope. So as we were driving out of the sanctuary,...
  • I don't follow baseball much but it appears that the Boston Red Sox have won a few games this year

    04/20/2018 8:48:55 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 40 replies
    Right now | Who?