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  • As NBA Ratings Decline, Poll Shows 34% Watched Less Sports Over Social Justice Messages

    03/30/2021 3:42:31 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 52 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/30/2021 | By Matthew Impelli
    As NBA ratings have declined over the current season, a new poll shows that more than 30 percent of Americans say they have watched less sports over political and social justice messaging. The poll, which was conducted by Yahoo News/YouGov, found 34.5 percent of respondents saying they have watched less sports due to social justice campaigns. According to the poll, 11 percent of people said they have watched more sports as a result of the social justice messaging, and 56.3 percent said they have watched the same amount. Looking at the different political party affiliations, 19 percent of Democrats said...
  • I'm sorry, but I probably wasted a few taxpayer dollars just now.

    08/16/2020 1:28:32 PM PDT · by dangus · 29 replies
    IRL | 2020-08-16 | Dangus
    I filled out the census card like six times already and it's not my fault I've been doing genealogy research, lately. (Details have been changed to maintain my privacy) Census worker: OK, I just have to ask this. You're not Hispanic are you? Me: Si. CW: *looks up at me, disapprovingly.* Me: Non. CW: I have to ask this. Are you black? Me: No. CW: [Wife]'s white, too? Me: Yes. CW: Is [Wife] female? Me: You're asking about the household on April 1, you said, right? CW: Yes. Me: You can him down as female. CW: Your son? Me: Definitely...
  • Why do you think hockey is not popular in the United States?

    05/23/2020 12:34:43 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 177 replies
    May 23, 2020 | Guava Cheese Puff
    The only hockey players most Americans can name from the top of their heads are Gretzky, Howe, Messier, and Lemieux. I would rate hockey at the lowest of the 4 big sports. Why doesn't it get much attention?
  • MLB Reportedly Proposing Bizarre Plan to Restart Season

    04/07/2020 2:18:39 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 29 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 5/6/20 | Reed Richardson
    Major League Baseball and its players’ union are reportedly considering a highly complex and unorthodox plan to be able to restart the sport as early as next month — which would involve radical changes to the game and could end up sequestering players and coaches for the entire season if the coronavirus outbreak stretches throughout the summer. According to ESPN, the league’s unusual proposal for jump-starting the 2020 season next month has gained the blessing of high-ranking public health officials. But to comply with online social distancing guidelines and anticipated lockdowns in many states where teams play, MLB would attempt...
  • The most annoying fan bases in sports [Slide Show]

    04/02/2020 8:20:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    Yardbarker ^ | April 2, 2020 | Chris Mueller
    The most annoying fan bases in sports Ponder this question: When you say you hate a particular team, are you actually talking about the team itself, or its fans? The players are just doing their jobs on the field, and while there are some whose play engenders blind rage from opposing fans, the real bad blood is created by those cheering for them from the stands (or on social media). From college to the pros, let's take a look at the most annoying fan bases across sports.
  • Riding wave of momentum, Klobuchar lands in 3rd place in New Hampshire primary

    02/12/2020 3:54:36 AM PST · by MountainWalker · 68 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/11/2020 | Jon Ward
    CONCORD, N.H. — Amy Klobuchar rode a late-breaking wave of momentum over the past week to finish third in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, vaulting from relative obscurity into contention for the Democratic nomination for president.
  • Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, set to become 'billionaires' after Megxit

    01/29/2020 9:30:18 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/29/2020 | Julius Young
    LOS ANGELES – Harvey Levin not only has his thumb on the pulse of Hollywood, but the lively lawyer is also plugged into the goings-on within the royal family in a big way. Fox News went inside the studios of Thirty Mile Zone (TMZ) and sat down with Levin, who founded the outlet, to pick his brain about what viewers can expect to see from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle following their announcement earlier this month that they will take "a step back” as senior members of the royal family. Levin was tapped by FOX to executive produce “Harry &...
  • When is the January Democratic debate? How to watch, who qualified for the lineup.

    01/13/2020 8:10:39 PM PST · by conservative98 · 29 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 1/13/20 Updated 6:24 PM;Today 3:00 PM
    The debate starts at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The event will air on CNN, CNN International and CNN En Español and will be livestreamed at desmoinesregister.com and CNN.com. Last Democratic presidential debate of 2019 Chris Carlson | AP South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren during the Democratic debate in December. What is the lineup for the January Democratic debate? The six candidates sharing the stage will be: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren Former Vice President Joe Biden Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg Billionaire businessman Tom Steyer
  • 49ers report card: Dee Ford’s return aids dominant defense in win over Vikings

    01/11/2020 6:16:59 PM PST · by Mariner · 42 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | January 11th, 2020 | By Chris Biderman
    SANTA CLARA The 49ers handled business in their first playoff game Saturday at Levi’s Stadium, thumping the No. 6 seed Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in their NFC playoff game. Here are our grades. Passing offense: D Jimmy Garoppolo got going early, completing 5 of 6 passes on his first series that ended in a 3-yard Kendrick Bourne touchdown in the back of the end zone. Garoppolo made a bad decision near the end of the first half when he threw an interception to linebacker Eric Kendricks while looking for Deebo Samuel on a post route. Garoppolo was asked to throw just...
  • Joaquin Phoenix Wins Best Actor Golden Globe Over Adam Driver as Oscar Battle Heats Up

    01/05/2020 8:33:01 PM PST · by Mariner · 79 replies
    IndieWire ^ | January 5th, 2020 | Zack Sharf
    Joaquin Phoenix has now won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama thanks to his critically acclaimed performance in Todd Phillips’ revisionist comic book movie “Joker.” Believe it or not, the Golden Globe victory is Phoenix’s first major Best Actor win of the 2019-20 awards season outside of smaller critics’ groups. The majority of precursor Best Actor prizes this season have been awarded to Adam Driver of “Marriage Story” or Adam Sandler of “Uncut Gems.” Phoenix was nominated for the Golden Globe awards opposite Driver in “Marriage Story,” Christian Bale in “Ford v. Ferrari,” Jonathan Pryce...
  • Nolte: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Is Fifth Woketard Franchise to Die at Box Office

    11/18/2019 10:42:25 PM PST · by familyop · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Nov 2019 | JOHN NOLTE
    The 2019 reboot/sequel of Charlie’s Angels just opened to a catastrophic $8 million, making it the fifth man-hating, woketard franchise to get wiped out at the box office...Angels is a failure because it features unappealing actresses who are more interested in lecturing us than showing us a good time. The film’s trailers promised a pretentious feminist lecture full of man-hating… and the sexless movie delivered.
  • Live Stream of the Impeachment Proceedings

    11/13/2019 8:45:16 AM PST · by struggle · 36 replies
    CSPAN | 11/13/2019 | struggle
    This is the "impeachment" thread. The Republicans are already making the Ukrainian Ambassador stumble and stutter.
  • AND THE BUCHA-REST Romanian mum allowed to keep UK benefits despite the fact she’s NEVER lived here

    10/20/2019 2:52:07 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 12 replies
    The Sun ^ | 14th November 2018
    A judge has ruled a divorced Romanian mum must continue getting UK benefits even though she and her two children have never lived here. Mihaela Cornienco’s husband Bogdan, 45, worked as a meat hygiene inspector in Leeds and started claiming £150-a-month child benefit eight years ago. The marriage failed and his whereabouts are unknown. Now a Romanian judge has said Mihaela is still entitled to the cash. It said: “The divorce of the parents does not alter the fact that the children remain family members of their father, who lives and works in the UK.” The ruling means UK taxpayers...
  • Newt Gingrich: Dem presidential candidates doing a great job showing voters why Trump should be...

    09/14/2019 4:12:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 14, 2019 | Newt Gingrich
    Full title: Newt Gingrich: Dem presidential candidates doing a great job showing voters why Trump should be reelectedRemember the exciting, unpredictable and entertaining 2015-16 Republican presidential debates? Who would candidate Donald Trump take down this week? How would he dominate media questioners yet again? Whether you were for Trump, appalled by him or just curious, each debate was worth watching. Trump was so different – and so cheerfully direct and aggressive – that people began to see the debates as a sort of reality TV (which is what they should be). Our country is better when more people want to...
  • Why Is Everyone So Scared of Disney?

    07/14/2019 7:28:50 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 62 replies
    Variety ^ | July 14, 2019 | OWEN GLEIBERMAN
    Like more or less everyone I know, I have no desire to see a single entertainment company take over the future, dominating what had been a movie industry of multiple entities, each one fighting for their slice of your attention span. Disney, the movie studio so powerful that it ate another movie studio, looks, to many, like it could be that company. The full impact of its absorption of 20th Century Fox has yet to be felt, but now that the smoke has cleared, the mega-corporation that was formed stands before us like an unprecedented colossus, looming over all other...
  • Trump blasts Democratic debate in one-word tweet: ‘BORING!’

    06/26/2019 8:14:16 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 26, 2019 | 10:04pm | Ben Feuerherd
    President Trump sent his first tweet a little more than half an hour into the Democratic presidential primary debate on Wednesday, and made clear what he thought of the proceeding. [cut] Trump stayed mostly quiet on Twitter during the first hour of the debate Wednesday, sending only the one-word message.
  • Politico: Beto O'Rourke 'Is Now Manufacturing Suspense'

    03/11/2019 3:01:40 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 11, 2019 | P.J. Gladnick
    Could Politico have already reached peak Beto and is now on the downward slope from the zenith? Despite their own senior media Jack Shafer back in October begging "Stop the Press Before It Profiles Beto O’Rourke Again," the paeans to failed senate candidate Beto O'Rourke have continued unabated at Politico. However, that might have changed on Saturday when Politico writer David Siders expressed how irked he was with their beloved Beto appearing to be playing games as to whether he would announce his candidacy for president that he wrote that he "is now manufacturing suspense."
  • Does Oklahoma stand a chance against Alabama? Here are 5 ways the Sooners can topple the Tide

    12/27/2018 7:07:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 27, 2018 | Pete Thamel
    Oklahoma has the Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback, the best young offensive mind in college football calling plays and a unit that led the nation with 49.5 points per game this season. They are the country’s most dangerous, explosive and exciting team. And according to the oddsmakers, experts and coaches familiar with both teams, the No. 4 Sooners are hopelessly overmatched against No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal. “Top to bottom,” said an opposing coach familiar with Alabama, “this is the best overall team that they’ve ever had.” That’s why Vegas has installed the Sooners as two-touchdown...
  • TIME Person of the Year 2018: From BTS to Michelle Obama, who will be on this year's cover?

    12/10/2018 6:35:01 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 54 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | 12/10/2018 | Georgia Chambers
    Every year, TIME Magazine announces who it will name person of the year, the individual who done the most to influence global events "for better or for worse." But the TIME person of the year accolade actually started by accident. The final week of 1927 had been a series of slow news days, and editors were struggling to find someone to lead their Person of the Week feature. According to a letter to readers that appeared in the 1944 edition, “no one had done anything newsworthy enough to put his picture on TIME’s cover, so somebody suggested we stop looking...
  • Vanity - He/She (POTUS) that controls Judiciary, Executive & Senate, controls the country!!!

    11/09/2018 5:29:56 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 21 replies
    Sorry Democrats....but, in the reality, "Political" world of today, it is not the House Of Representatives that controls the country at all anymore. It is the "He or She" POTUS, that controls the Judiciary, the Executive and the Senate that controls the country, 100%. Thus the "He" is none other then POTUS, Donald J. Trump. POTUS, Trump knew exactly what he was doing when he favored securing the Senate over the House. The Senate controls the Judiciary and, in the world of our politics today, the Judiciary easily outweighs the diminished role of the House. The Democrat Party, "Nutcases" will...