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  • 2 Men Dead, Woman In Hospital, Another Woman Charged With Murder After Threesome Gone Wrong

    10/22/2021 3:41:43 PM PDT · by Scarlett156 · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/22/2021 | Kira Mautone
    Two men were killed and one woman was allegedly assaulted and hospitalized after a threesome in Evansville, Indiana, went terribly wrong Tuesday evening. Heidi Carter, 36, the owner of the home in Evansville, invited a woman and her boyfriend over to her house Tuesday after meeting one of the victims on a dating app, according to 14 News. According to the arrest affidavit from the Evansville Police Department, Carter and her two guests allegedly began drinking, taking drugs, and engaging in sexual activity when Carter’s boyfriend, Carey Hammond, arrived home, 14 News reported.
  • Pueblo Sin Fronteras

    10/11/2021 10:06:57 AM PDT · by yoe · 17 replies
    Pueblo Sin Fronteras ^ | <a href="Parent Organization: La Familia Latina Unida
    TAPACHULA, MEXICO – As the border crisis with Mexico heats up, an (New Haitian caravan heading for U.S. border in 20 days, activist says)...[snip]"And this time, with papers or without papers, we are ready for war..."
  • Premature Premonitions of Civil War?

    10/09/2021 2:13:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | October 9, 2021 | William Sullivan
    Anyone paying attention knows that America is fast polarizing to become two distinct factions. One is comprised of the coastal blue states commanded by dictators, for whom concepts like individual liberty are just speed bumps on the way to their newfangled visions of progress, and the other is largely made up of the red states in America’s heartland and Southeast, where leaders still generally fear the electoral consequences of putting their boots on their constituents’ throats. The latter faction’s ultimate victory in the war of ideas is the only chance we have of maintaining anything that resembles the American ideal,...
  • Educated Idiots, Critical Race Theory, and Other Bad Ideas- A recipe for civilizational corruption and decline

    10/07/2021 7:10:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Oct 6, 2021 | Bruce Thornton
    “Educated idiots” is how my old man described college-educated people who were completely devoid of common sense and moral intelligence, or what Aristotle called “practical wisdom.” But what made them especially annoying was their arrogance, their assumption that because they were professionally credentialed in one area, they were equally knowledgeable about everything else. This perennial character flaw was recognized by the ancients. Socrates in his defense speech noted this presumptuous claim among the Athenians he questioned during his search for someone wiser than he. The poets and artisans, for example, because they had many useful skills and technical knowledge, “thought...
  • Covid Has Broken Our Brains

    10/03/2021 6:05:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 3, 2021 | Rob Jenkins
    Most people think of COVID-19 as a respiratory virus, although some scientists argue that it is a disease of the cardiovascular system. I maintain that it’s primarily a neurological disorder. In short, Covid has broken our brains. Or perhaps I should say, irrational fear of the virus has broken our brains. The main super-spreaders are the corporate media, aka Fake News. Honestly, I never understood why so many people were panicking over something that, for most, is basically like a bad flu (and for many, not even that). Then I got stuck in an airport and had to listen to...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: What Made Us Go Crazy? Part Two: The Wages of Inert Citizenship

    09/29/2021 9:02:27 AM PDT · by Saint Athanasius · 12 replies
    VictorHanson.com ^ | September 29, 2021 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The world outside or before the U.S. was and is not a pretty thing. Even in rare consensual societies, factions and inequality under the law persisted—whether the plebs and populares of early Republican Rome, the greens and blues of Justinian’s Constantinople, or the Guelphs and Ghibellines of thirteenth-century Florence. Belonging to the wrong ethnic group or religion or political clique translated into a diminished political existence—or often far worse. Institutionalized persecution required the use of mass violence, in the way that governments today have systematically oppressed Chinese Uyghurs and Tibetans, Iraqi Kurds, Rwandan Tutsis, or Serbian Bosnians. https://victorhanson.com/what-made-us-go-crazy-part-two/
  • Blue States Ask American Taxpayers to Subsidize Housing for Poor Afghans

    09/28/2021 3:06:08 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Sep 2021 | JOHN BINDER
    Some blue states are mulling plans to ask American taxpayers to subsidize housing for newly arrived Afghans brought to the United States by President Joe Biden’s administration as they struggle to afford housing costs in particular cities. The Biden administration is hoping to bring 95,000 Afghans to the U.S. over the next 12 months. Already, about 37,000 Afghans are in the U.S. and will soon need housing in about 46 states. In certain cities and regions, Afghans running into high housing costs — partially pushed up by the nation’s legal immigration levels that bring millions of new arrivals to the...
  • The PROBLEM Underlying the “F— JOE BIDEN!” Movement

    09/27/2021 10:56:33 AM PDT · by rebuildus · 66 replies
    Old School ^ | 9/27/21 | Patrick Rooney
    I’m sure you’ve seen the videos, or even been at a sporting event where chants of “F— Biden!” break out. It’s something that makes me laugh, and gives me encouragement that more and more people are waking up to the fact that Joe Biden is the worst president we’ve ever seen. Believe me, I think it’s great that the average American is awakening to this horror show. Frankly, the devastation Joe and company are creating is so obvious, and the media blackouts of his failures so pervasive, that I’d almost be surprised if we weren’t hearing these chants breaking out...
  • Gabby Petito’s life didn’t have to end as it did: We’re sending young women messages about their life choices that too often lead to tragic outcomes

    09/27/2021 8:13:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 135 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/27/2021 | John Kaempf
    I write this feeling awkward and a bit old. Like millions across the country, I found myself gripped by 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s tragic homicide in Wyoming. She could have been my daughter Then, it struck me that this isn’t the usual somewhat embarrassing “rubbernecking” over true crime, and in this case involving a beautiful young woman. Instead, it reflects a broader societal problem. What grabbed me most is the video of her encounter with her boyfriend , Brian Laundrie, and the Moab, Utah police. The couple had been having an extended and public “lovers’ quarrel” that was so bad it...
  • Of All The Third-World Cities I’ve Lived In, Baltimore Was The Worst

    09/27/2021 9:05:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/27/2021 | Emma Friere
    It only took seven months after my family and I moved to Baltimore in January for us to move out. We’re hardly the only ones leaving — in 2020, Baltimore lost more residents than did any other major U.S. city. At one point, my Brazilian husband remarked, “I thought America was a developed country.”His observation is particularly telling because, before coming to Baltimore, we spent five years living abroad in two of the most dangerous places in the world – Brazil and South Africa. In many ways, life in those countries was easier than life in Charm City.The residents of...
  • Will the 2020 Summer of Hate Ever End?

    09/26/2021 5:18:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 26, 2021 | Lloyd Pettegrew
    This column is co-authored by Jim McCoy.It is a sign of our partisan political times that whites can’t address racial issues unless they are progressives hopping on the “racist” bandwagon. They even devote an innumerable amount of time in the fool’s errand of somehow being anti-racist. Looking back on America’s 2020 summer of hate, stretching to the present time, it has become clear this racial hate was manufactured by a cacophony of progressive factions and interests. Abetting this summer of protests and violence was the ever-present MSM love child, America’s racial instigator-in-chief, Reverend Al Sharpton. In his eulogy at George...
  • The Civil War Upon Us (2020)

    09/18/2021 12:47:19 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 62 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | January 13th 2020 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Subtitle: Democrats Learn the Lesson of 1860. The Lincoln and Trump elections flipped the card table of American politics. As in 1860, there was no middle ground in 2016 between the two factions. One works to preserve the United States. The other despises first American principles, publicly rejected the President-elect, and pursues disunion. This faction is called the Democrat Party. Compromise is possible when the parties differ on how to reach a common goal. Every sale in the marketplace is a compromise. The seller is satisfied with a certain sale point just as the buyer has a buy point. Equally...
  • Crossing the Line: Nicki Minaj Exposes the Media Mafia; Posts Private Messages From Reporters Threatening Her Family Members

    09/17/2021 8:41:58 PM PDT · by Boomer · 59 replies
    TGP ^ | September 17, 2021 | Julian Conradson
    The censorship of free thinking individuals who question any part of the approved narrative is nothing new, and now thanks to Minaj’s platform with millions of followers – over 150 million on instagram alone – more people are waking up to what’s going on. Naturally, the woke warriors in the media mafia kicked it into overdrive to suppress this especially concerning problem.
  • Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (audiobook)

    09/16/2021 10:49:16 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 6 replies
    Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania is a series of essays written by the Pennsylvania lawyer and legislator John Dickinson (1732–1808) and published under the name "A Farmer" from 1767 to 1768. The twelve letters were widely read and reprinted throughout the thirteen colonies and were important in uniting the colonists against the Townshend Acts. text
  • New audiobook: Anti-slavery in America (1619-1808)

    09/12/2021 10:51:37 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 12 replies
    It's been a very exciting week around here. The big ticket item is that I launched a new audiobook titled Anti-slavery in America from the Introduction of African Slaves to the Prohibition of the Slave Trade (1619-1808), and this time I started the work as a group project. I see it fairly often where people express the sentiment "what more can I do?" and if that is you I would like to work with you on this. Look at the title of the book, you know exactly why I chose it. Normally I don't mention audiobooks of mine until I...
  • From Russia with Love

    09/11/2021 2:57:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 11, 2021 | Jesse Russel
    In the campy and not necessarily entirely family friendly (it was the first movie to be released with the PG-13 rating in America) but nonetheless culturally significant 1984 film, Red Dawn, a group of teenagers wage a guerilla war against invading Soviet soldiers in the Colorado Rockies. What is especially curious about the film, especially for us living in the morally “grey” twenty-first century in which anti-heroes are just as popular as heroes, is the clear patriotic and anti-Communist message of the film. The Soviets are unquestionably bad, and the Americans are the “good guys.” Indeed, with a few exceptions,...
  • Lamentations for a Nation in Decline

    09/09/2021 4:30:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 9, 2021 | Laura Hollis
    One of the fascinating and inspiring things about the Bible is the light it sheds on humanity; not just the humans living at the time biblical books were written, but all humans. Consider the Old Testament Book of Lamentations. The Jewish prophet Jeremiah has traditionally been considered the author of Lamentations, a series of long-form poems expressing great grief after the Babylonian destruction of the city of Jerusalem and its Temple in 587 B.C. The author mourns Jerusalem, which was "once great among the nations" but "has now become a slave," plundered and mocked by those who once feared her:...
  • Resisting Secular Ideology, Remember the value of suffering

    09/09/2021 4:06:11 AM PDT · by Wpin · 2 replies
    The Catholic Register ^ | September 7th, 2021 | Rod Dreher
    ROME — As “soft totalitarianism” coincides with an erosion of civil liberties, and a “woke”-fueled “cancel culture” leads many religious people and social conservatives to self-censor, bestselling author Rod Dreher, offers his own insights and solutions, culled from the experiences of those who suffered under communism in the Soviet bloc. In his acclaimed book Live Not By Lies — A Manual For Christian Dissidents, published in September 2020, he notes how these citizens recognized the seeds of tyranny in the West long ago, and have been trying to warn Westerners ever since...
  • 7 Examples That Show How Completely And Utterly Insane Our Society Has Become

    08/30/2021 6:37:02 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 22 replies
    eotad ^ | 8/29/21 | Michael Snyder
    Reading the news has become like going to a freak show. You never know what you are going to see each day, but it is almost certainly going to be nutty. Some of the things that I am going to share with you in this article are weird, others are infuriating, but they all point to the same conclusion. From the very top to the very bottom, America is going crazy. And I mean that in the worst way possible. We truly have become an “idiocracy”, and it seems like those that are the most incompetent of all are often...
  • ‘Trust Not In Princes’: 7 Reasons For Hope While The Ruling Class Lights Dumpster Fire After Dumpster Fire

    08/25/2021 11:07:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 25, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    Enlist in your local Cajun Navy, the American refugees are coming.Watching the dumpster fire Joe Biden and his team lit with U.S. dollars and materiel in Afghanistan is demoralizing. Realizing we’re facing at least three more years of such catastrophic ineptitude, even if Biden is nominally replaced, is almost too much to absorb.Just eight months to the regime of “normalcy,” we’ve seen millions of unknowns crossing our southern border unchecked and child-raping third-world terrorists chasing off U.S. helicopters in Afghanistan. These are not accidents; these are man-made catastrophes. They are the direct result of our elites’ corruption and of American...