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  • U.S. senators on 'digital detox' as they hear Trump's impeachment trial

    01/22/2020 11:42:09 PM PST · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    R ^ | Thursday, 23 January 2020 00:13 GMT | Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell
    Senator Mitt Romney, one of four centrist Republicans seen as open to a Democratic push to call witnesses and introduce new evidence in the trial, admitted disliking not being in touch with his staff in the chamber. "Ha, I do miss my electronic connection, I've got to tell you," Romney said during a short break. "No doubt about that."
  • Senators will face tough rules to be part of Trump’s impeachment trial

    01/18/2020 8:49:46 AM PST · by conservative98 · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 18, 2020 | 9:56am | Mary Kay Linge
    Sit down, shut up and keep that phone in the closet. Detention for high schoolers? Nope, it’s the rules of the impeachment trial for US Senators. Lawmakers who normally relish bloviating on the Senate floor will be forced to remain silent throughout every session of the impeachment trial of President Trump when it begins Tuesday — and will be required to attend sessions six days a week, including Saturdays, for the duration. “That’s going to suck,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) told CNN. “I guarantee you it’s going to be hard,” he said, adding jokingly, “but I think we’ll survive.” Senators...
  • Facebook users 'are insecure, narcissistic and have low self-esteem'

    09/09/2010 8:04:11 AM PDT · by Blue Turtle · 34 replies
    Using Facebook is the online equivalent of staring at yourself in the mirror, according to a study. Those who spent more time updating their profile on the social networking site were more likely to be narcissists, said researchers. Facebook provides an ideal setting for narcissists to monitor their appearance and how many ‘friends’ they have, the study said, as it allows them to thrive on ‘shallow’ relationships while avoiding genuine warmth and empathy.