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  • "Shy" Trump voters will power his win

    10/23/2020 10:42:03 PM PDT · by Cathi · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/23/2020 | David Knowles
    It’s that same demographic that Trump often refers to as the “silent majority,” whom the president says will help him “win this election big.” Unlike the rally goers in MAGA hats who have memorized the lyrics and sing along to Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA,” these “shy Trump voters,” Cahaly told Yahoo News in an interview Friday, will show that the methods of most polling outfits are outdated and unreliable.
  • NASA to Announce New Science Results About Moon

    10/23/2020 9:53:01 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies ^ | Oct. 21, 2020 | NASA
    NASA will announce an exciting new discovery about the Moon from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 26.
  • What Does It Mean to Have Long-Haul COVID-19?

    10/23/2020 9:41:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    Runner's World ^ | October 21, 2020 | Selene Yeager
    As an elite competitive triathlete, César Villalba, 34, of Los Angeles knows his body. So, though he can perform “acceptably” on a pulmonary test months after his initial bout with COVID-19, that’s anything but “acceptable” for the professional designer who is used to racing around the world. “I can do that with 60 percent of my lung capacity,” Villalba says with the heavy sigh of a man who would really just like to be better. Villalba was never officially diagnosed with COVID-19, because he got sick before the pandemic hit full steam. “I had pneumonia, sore throat, fever for a...
  • The 6 Best Rifle Cartridges for Moose Hunting

    10/23/2020 8:06:20 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 55 replies
    Field & Stream ^ | October 22, 2020 | David E. Petzel
    Comparatively few people get to hunt moose. In Maine, where we have masses of moose, the odds on drawing a tag in any given year are 1,300 to one. In Alaska, where the moose are many, and there’s no problem getting a license, but for a nonresident, it’s an expensive and difficult hunt. On the other hand, I consider moose to be the best of all wild meats, and there’s a lot of it if you get one. So, let us consider the best cartridges for same. Moose are not smart or tough, but they are big. Bulls in the...
  • Mike Wallace/Rod Serling Interview, 1959 (Vanity)

    10/23/2020 7:20:09 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 30 replies
    For your weekend viewing pleasure: Rod Serling was a brilliant man, and it’s interesting to compare his concerns about freedom of speech and censorship with what is going on in the US today. I’ve often watched old Twilight Zone episodes, and wondered how our modern ‘liberals’ could have traveled so far from the great wisdom inherent in those stories: the early days of cinema, someone said that 'movies' had the potential to inspire and raise up the idealistic nature of individuals to great heights, and to change the world. I think that has been true, to a great extent;...
  • WORLDOMETER COVID-19 Deaths in USA 10/23/2020: 903 with 81,210 new cases

    10/23/2020 6:36:13 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 10 replies
    Worldometer ^ | October 23, 2020
    Places with highest daily reported cases per capitaSeven-day average of daily new reported cases per 100,000 residents
  • Michelle Obama’s ‘Voting Soundtrack’ Features The Roots, Public Enemy, And More (spoiler alert: every single "artist" is black)

    10/23/2020 6:26:37 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    Uproxx ^ | 10/23/2020 | Carolyn Droke
    In an effort to encourage people to get to the polls, Michelle Obama teamed up with LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells brand for a special voting playlist. Filled with old-school hip-hop tracks aimed at getting people excited to cast their ballots, Michelle’s Voting Soundtrack features classics by The Roots, Public Enemy, and more. Michelle shared the playlist Friday, one day after she took advantage of early voting and cast her own ballot. Along with The Roots and Public Enemy, her Voting Soundtrack features Queen Latifah’s “U.N.I.T.Y,” Mos Def and Talib Kweli’s “Respiration” with Common, Black Sheep’s “The Choice Is...
  • Stacey Abrams to guest star in 'black-ish' animated episode (barf alert)

    10/23/2020 6:11:52 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/25/2020 | Sandra Gonzalez
    (CNN)Stacey Abrams, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, is about to enter the animated world of the Johnson family. Abrams, a former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate and chair of the voting rights advocacy group Fair Fight, is set to lend her voice to the upcoming animated episode of ABC's 'black-ish,' CNN has learned exclusively. In the episode, which is the the second of two new episodes scheduled to air back-to-back on October 4, Dre (Anthony Anderson) begins to explore local politics and, at one point, seeks some advice from Abrams, the network said. The two episodes...
  • Lesbian cop sues claiming anti-white discrimination after losing promotion to Black officer

    10/23/2020 5:57:01 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    LGBTQ Nation ^ | 9/30/2020 | Bil Browning
    Larissa LaMay, a lesbian Michigan State Police sergeant, has sued the department alleging that officials discriminated against her because she’s white. Her proof is that a Black fellow officer got a promotion that she wanted. Her lawyer says the force – which is 90% white and 91% male – is “drunk on diversity.” LaMay also alleges that her supervisor was openly homophobic. In a federal lawsuit, she claims that a Black woman who had been “disciplined for failing to show up for work” get the promotion when she didn’t deserve it. Three similar lawsuits have been filed by other officers....
  • Protesters say police were out of line for arresting them

    10/23/2020 5:51:36 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 9 replies
    Fox13 Memphis ^ | 10/22/2020 | Siobhan Riley
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The two people arrested Wednesday while protesting at Memphis Police Department’s Ridgeway Station said police were out of line for arresting them. The cameras were rolling when activists lined up outside protesting U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit. FOX13 spoke exclusively with the woman arrested. She accused Memphis Police of using excessive force. Quevonna Davis who goes by the name Bluu got out of Jail East around 11:30 Wednesday night. Davis was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Obedience to police officers, and Inciting a Riot. “Why you had to tackle me down so hard and have an...
  • 12 shot, 2 fatally, Thursday in Chicago

    10/23/2020 5:46:29 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 10/23/2020 | Staff
    Two people were killed and ten others were injured in shootings Thursday in Chicago. In the latest fatal shooting, a 32-year-old man was killed in Roseland on the South Side. Vincent Blackmon was shot in the abdomen about 5:41 p.m. in the 10900 block of South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Blackmon, who lived in Gresham, was dead at the scene. Earlier Thursday, a 53-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Chatham on the South Side. Dewayne Winfrey was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to the chest about 11:55...
  • Seattle woman in viral video arrested for criminal trespassing, not refusing to wear a mask, police say

    10/23/2020 5:43:34 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    KIRO7 ^ | 10/23/2020 | Gary Horcher
    BOTHELL, Wash.—An unidentified woman who is seen on video struggling with an officer was arrested in a grocery store for criminal trespassing, not violating the statewide mask mandate, Bothell police said in response to a viral video which has drawn strong reactions on social media. But the man who recorded and published the video claims the woman’s arrest was political and heavy-handed, because the woman claimed to have a medical exemption to the state mask mandate. The video shows a woman--who had been participating in a rally protesting lockdown restrictions like the mask mandate--resisting being handcuffed while being arrested (snip)...
  • Cruise Lines Need to Be Strict Once Sailings Resume from the U.S.

    10/23/2020 5:12:07 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 20 replies
    Cruise Hive ^ | Oct. 22, 2020 | Robert McGillivray
    What will happen in the U.S. once cruising resumes? There is no denying that the pandemic is hitting the United States hard. With the largest number of cases and deaths worldwide, the country struggles to keep the virus under control. Once cruising does finally resume, the cruise lines will need to implement and enforce rules and regulations that go much further than the protocols that are implemented ashore. Those people that would typically refuse to wear a mask or practice social distancing will be forced to do so on board. As is the case in Europe, cruise lines sailing to...
  • Trump Didn’t Just Win The Debate, He Destroyed Biden (Ep 1376)

    10/23/2020 4:22:47 PM PDT · by goodn'mad · 20 replies
    Podbay FM ^ | 10/23/2020 | Dan Bongino
    President Trump’s strategy is becoming clear, excite the base! The desperate Biden campaign is trying to run away from the latest corruption allegations.
  • Hero: Man Stranded On Desert Island Still Obediently Wearing His Mask

    10/23/2020 4:16:47 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 18 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | October 23rd, 2020 | BABYLON BEE
    CARIBBEAN—The U.S. Coast Guard announced today that they discovered a man who has been stranded on a deserted island in the Caribbean Ocean for over 5 months after his boat sunk in a storm. A spokesman for the USCG reported that this heroic man has been responsibly wearing his mask the entire time on the island, even though he is the only living soul in a thousand-mile radius.
  • The Nine Most Memorable Debate Moments - Bernie Shaw's Question on Capital Punishment (akin to Biden's 'transition from the oil industry' response?)

    10/23/2020 2:31:36 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 9 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 11, 2015 | N/A
    In the second presidential debate between George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis, moderator Bernie Shaw asked Dukakis a question on violent crime: “Governor, if Kitty Dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?” Although the question was awkwardly phrased, and jarring in its tastelessness, Dukakis shouldn’t have been surprised by the subject. Crime was a big issue in 1988 and Dukakis’ opposition to capital punishment was at odds with public opinion. His staff had briefed him on this, but apparently too much.
  • 'I'm just trying to keep my business open' Glendale Heights restaurant plans to defy Pritzker order

    10/23/2020 2:21:10 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 17 replies
    my suburban life ^ | 23 Oct 2020 | JOSHUA WELGE
    ...message on the restaurant's Facebook page and on the restaurant marquee that it will not shut down its dining room. This, despite Gov. JB Pritzker's order on Tuesday that indoor dining and bar service in DuPage County be suspended starting Friday to slow the spread Ki's Steak and Seafood Restaurant, is DuPage County's longest standing restaurant, in business since 1934. We won’t allow DICTATOR PRITZKER to abandon our friends once again! We will stand up for our rights and freedom!" "The outpouring of support has been off the charts. It's heartwarming and a good feeling," Roumpas said. "I wasn't trying...
  • CHAMBERLAIN: Regulate Big Tech To Protect Conservative Speech

    10/23/2020 12:53:06 PM PDT · by RandFan · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Oct 23 | Will Chamberlain
    It’s rare that a debate in the world of conservative politics moves as quickly as the debate over Big Tech. Last year, when I proposed that we should understand social media platform access as a civil right, I received immense pushback from conservatives who were inclined to think we should let Facebook and Twitter do what they want, as private companies. Those voices have gotten much quieter. That’s because of two basic phenomena. HOW THEY CENSOR First, Twitter and Facebook suppress popular conservative influencers and activists, preventing them from plying their trade. There are too many examples of this to...
  • Couple at NYC eatery served $2,000 Bordeaux in error after ordering cheap wine

    10/23/2020 11:11:24 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 116 replies
    NY Post ^ | 23 Oct 2020 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A young couple who once dined at the Big Apple’s iconic Balthazar couldn’t bottle up their emotions after ordering an $18 Pinot Noir — but being served a $2,000 Mouton Rothschild instead by accident, the eatery’s owner recounted this week. ...the restaurant’s night manager said the host of the business meeting actually praised the purity of the cheapest wine on the list, while the lucky couple “jokingly pretended to be drinking an expensive wine,” “The young couple were ecstatic by the restaurant’s mistake, and told me it was like the bank making an error in their favor,” said the red-faced...
  • Dark Winter (What did Biden mean?)

    10/23/2020 10:03:24 AM PDT · by EBH · 78 replies
    John Hopkins ^ | June 22-23, 2001 | John Hopkins
    Conspiracy universe has been triggered by Biden using the phrase: Dark Winter several times in a row. It almost didn't sound like an innocent observation. Overview The Dark Winter exercise, held at Andrews AFB, Washington, DC, June 22-23, 2001, portrayed a fictional scenario depicting a covert smallpox attack on US citizens. The scenario is set in 3 successive National Security Council (NSC) meetings (Segments 1, 2 and 3) that take place over a period of 14 days. Former senior government officials played the roles of NSC members responding to the evolving epidemic; representatives from the media were among the observers...