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  • George W. Bush: 'It's a problem that Americans are so polarized' they can't imagine him being friends with Michelle Obama

    04/19/2021 12:08:16 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 122 replies
    thehill ^ | 04/18/2021 | Marina Pitofsky
    Former President George W. Bush reflected in a new interview on the surprise many Americans expressed at his friendship with former first lady Michelle Obama. In an interview released on Sunday with CBS News’s Norah O’Donnell, Bush noted several times that his friendly relationship with Obama has gone viral, including when they hugged at the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture and when he passed her a cough drop during former Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) 2018 funeral.
  • Heidi Cruz 'Pissed' That A Friend Ratted Her Out To Media About Cancun Trip

    02/24/2021 6:25:00 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 101 replies ^ | Feb 23, 2021
    The group chat was labelled “XXXX Lovelies” (presumably the name of their street); it included some of the women in the Cruz family’s neighbourhood. The subject was the cold weather they were experiencing in Texas, but it quickly turned to going away, when Heidi, the wife of Republican Senator Ted Cruz, asked whether any of the families were up for a trip to Cancun. The Cruz family getaway, of course, went viral, and the Texas senator, 50, faced fierce backlash after pictures emerged of the couple and their two daughters, Caroline, 12, and Cathryn, 10, flying out of the state...
  • Friends Find Fine Fishing on Fernan (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho)

    02/18/2021 1:25:15 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 36 replies
    Coeur d'Alene Press ^ | February 18, 2021 | Bill Buley
    The window for ice fishing on Fernan Lake opened long enough for Bill Hendrickson and Pat Brady to venture out Tuesday for the first time. “I just caught a trout,” Hendrickson said as he walked back to the chairs they had set around the holes they cut in the ice, some 100 yards from shore. It was 16 to 18 inches, he said, the first of what they hoped would be many. Perch, crappie and bass were also swimming below the surface, just waiting to be reeled in. “It’s kind of like a mystery,” Hendrickson said. “You never know what...
  • Hungry?

    02/03/2021 2:51:15 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    email from friend | 2/3/2021 | unknown
    A priest and a rabbi were sitting next to each other on an airplane. After a bit, the priest turned to the rabbi and asked: "Is it still a requirement of your faith that you not eat pork?” The rabbi responded: "Yes, that is still one of our beliefs.” The priest then asked: "Have you ever eaten pork?” To which the rabbi replied: "Yes, on one occasion I did succumb to the temptation and tasted a ham sandwich.” The priest nodded in understanding and went on with his reading. A while later, the rabbi spoke up and asked the priest,...
  • 1780: David Dawson and Ralph Morden, Quaker “traitors”

    11/24/2020 11:59:37 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 3 replies ^ | November 25, 2008 | Headsman
    ...Quakers who stuck by the sect’s pacifist teachings had a tough go of the American Revolution, often lumped in as Tories by patriots and subject to spasms of popular abuse, official writs confiscating their property, and other indignities from those who considered them “the unfriendly Quakers … notoriously disaffected to the cause of American Liberty.”† That same prejudice occasionally exposed Quakers to the severest punishments for perceived crimes. Thus Morden, who presumably helped the British agent as a personal gesture of assistance, an everyday “crime” for which hanging was an extreme stricture: one hundred Continental dollars from Chamberlain’s press to...
  • Join Massive TrumpTruck Rally - Pleasanton, CA TOMORROW! Saturday- October 24 @ 10am

    10/23/2020 5:39:32 PM PDT · by Vendome · 13 replies
    Vanity | 10-23-2020 | Vendome
    We are expecting over 1,000 cars already and we'd luv for you to join us in demonstrating our support President Donald J Trump the GOAT!!! Where: Stoneridge Mall - Pleasanton, CA Time: 10am departure Show up early so you are in que properly Don't question if you should, just do it
  • Believe it or not, I have friends that are Democrats

    10/07/2020 10:56:49 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 61 replies
    Facebook | 10/7/2020 | Unknown
    Believe it or not, I have friends that are Democrats Democrats, Now I know you don't like President Trump. That’s a given, so let's move on from that. How about the division of America. Do you blame Trump for that? How about when None of the Democrats showed up for his inauguration? Don't you think that started the division? He hadn't even been president yet, and except for Clinton and Obama, not one Democrat showed up. Is that when Trump divided America? Can you imagine if the Republicans didn't show up for Obama's inauguration because they lost? Can you even...
  • Friends: Gabrielle Union to host famous episode re-enactment with all-black cast

    09/22/2020 7:19:55 PM PDT · by packrat35 · 52 replies
    Sky News ^ | 9/22/2020
    One of the most famous episodes of Friends is set to be re-enacted with an all-black cast. Hosted by Bring It On and 10 Things I Hate About You star Gabrielle Union, the Friends table read will feature Sterling K Brown, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Uzo Aduba, Aisha Hinds, Kendrick Sampson and Jeremy Pope. Taking place on Zoom, the stars will re-enact the season three episode The One Where No One's Ready - which saw David Schwimmer's character Ross Geller desperately trying to get his friends to a black tie event on time, and Joey famously wearing all of Chandler's clothes...
  • Judd: 3 close friends ‘massacred’ during fishing trip in Frostproof (Florida)

    07/19/2020 12:34:47 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 76 replies
    WFLA ^ | 7/18/20 | Staff
    POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) –Three young men were “massacred” during a fishing trip in Frostproof Friday night in what Sheriff Grady Judd called one of the worst murder scenes he’s ever witnessed. Judd said Frostproof residents Brandon Rollins, 27, Keven Springfield, 30, and Damion Tillman, 23, were to meet at Lake Streety off US Hwy 27 Friday evening for some ‘night fishing.’ “It’s about as far out in the middle of the woods as you can get,” Judd said. “It’s a peaceful area. There’s a beautiful lake where three very close friends were going fishing last night.” Judd said Damion...
  • People are ditching their homes and joining their friends to avoid isolation. It's called quaranteaming

    04/19/2020 1:07:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/17/20 | Saba Hamedy
    (CNN) They are best friends and coworkers who normally go to Coachella together every year. But in 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has made their regular sojourn to the desert for the April music festival impossible. So, Charles Lichaa and Lo Noulinthavong decided to throw their own "homecoachella." At Lichaa's West Hollywood, California, apartment last week, the two 30-year-olds sported colorful bandanas as masks, like they would in Coachella where the wind often blows dust around the festival grounds. Then they danced around, rewatching sets of their favorite artists, such as Rüfüs Du Sol and Blackpink. Two weeks ago, Lichaa and...
  • Oh, I'm stuffed!

    11/28/2019 12:29:57 PM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 76 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 28 Nov 2019 | Alas Babylon!
    I'm full {almost} to the point of pain. But I'm feeling good. Just me and my adult daughter and son and two dogs. The dogs did scrap patrol, and were very successful. The wine was good, the turkey perfect, and we had squash, sweet and mashed taters, a real good dressing and plenty of gravy. Also rolls, and cranberry sauce. Now I'm full. Can I lay down, or will I risk anything by sleeping on a full stomach?
  • Second Adam Schiff Staffer Linked to Burisma-Backed Think Tank, ‘Close Friends’ with Alleged

    11/26/2019 6:20:05 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/26/2019 | Aaron Klein
    Yet another staffer for Rep. Adam Schiff served as a fellow for the Atlantic Council, a think tank that is funded by and works in partnership with Burisma, the natural gas company at the center of allegations regarding Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden. Sean Misko has been described as “close friends” with Eric Ciaramella, whom Real Clear Investigations suggests is the likely so-called whistleblower. Misko reportedly joined Schiff’s staff at the House Intelligence Committee in August – the same month the so-called whistleblower’s complaint was filed after first reportedly interfacing with a staffer for Schiff’s office. Misko in...
  • Who Cares About You?

    10/02/2019 1:08:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 2, 2019 | Walter E. Williams
    During my student days at a UCLA economics department faculty/graduate student coffee hour in the 1960s, I was chatting with Professor Armen Alchian, probably the greatest microeconomic theory economist of the 20th century. I was trying to impress Alchian with my knowledge of statistical type I and type II errors. I explained that unlike my wife, who assumed that everyone was her friend until they prove differently, my assumption was everyone was an enemy until they proved otherwise. The result: My wife's vision maximized the number of her friends but maximized her chances of betrayal. My vision minimized my chances...
  • Why Nobody in Hollywood Has Any Friends

    09/06/2019 8:45:53 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 20 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8/30/2019 | Stephen Galloway
    Transience is the very essence of the entertainment business, unpredictability its warp and weft. Early this month, the market research and data analytics firm YouGov published the results of a startling poll. According to interviews with 1,254 adult Americans, 30 percent of millennials have no best friends, 27 percent have no close friends and 22 percent have no friends at all. Not surprisingly, the report named them “the loneliest generation.” But loneliness is all around and perhaps nowhere more profoundly than in Hollywood. Here’s what surprised me: that the statistics weren’t worse, for older people as well as millennials. Look...
  • Elephants vs. Donkeys

    08/11/2019 5:04:11 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 3 replies
    truthorfiction ^ | 3/17/2015 | Rich Buhler & Staff
    Reports that two herds of South African elephants that were rescued by wildlife conservationist Lawrence Anthony traveled to his home to pay their respects upon Anthony’s death are true. This according to a March 11, 2012 article by the New York Times. Anthony’s son, Dylan Anthony, told the New York Times that the elephants gathered on the edge of the reserve near his house every night after his death. Anthony was the author of numerous books on wildlife conservation. He also created the 5,000-acre Thula Thula wildlife sanctuary and adopted herds of elephants that would have been killed, according to...
  • Political Enemies: From Distance to Dialogue

    06/24/2019 3:00:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | June 24, 2019 | Terry Paulson
    This is my second column in a series generated from my TEDx Talk, "How to Make an Enemy and How to Turn Them Around" focusing on how we can turn difficult relationships from distance to dialogue in an increasingly polarized world. Reportedly, Abraham Lincoln came upon a conversation with three politicians talking about a man they disliked. He listened for a minute, and then said, "I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better." One entry in a politician's diary captured his enduring wisdom. Relationships are like personal "bank" deposit systems. Every positive experience...
  • Elder Abuse is a Growing Concern, says AMAC

    10/13/2018 8:01:35 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | October 11, 2018 | John Grimaldi
    WASHINGTON, DC – As the population ages, incidents of elder abuse increase, according to the World Health Organization. WHO estimates that almost 17% of seniors 60 years of age and older have experienced some form of abuse over the past 12 months. “Nearly 42 million residents of the U.S. are 60 years old. That means more than seven million seniors were ill-treated by caregivers, family members and even friends last year. But, the alarming fact is that segment of the population is growing exceptionally fast. In fact, each day 10,000 more citizens turn 65. The Census Bureau estimates that by...
  • Friends in the Eye of the Storm

    09/14/2018 8:46:52 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/14/18 | Judi McLeod
    God bess Topsail, God Bless North Carolina. God Bless America We may be thousands of miles away, however not just our thoughts and prayers but our very spirits are in the Holly Ridge area of North Carolina, where Barbara and Ronnie, our dearest friends on Earth, are sheltering from Hurricane Florence with beach resident friends Ardelle and Dennis, Hazel and hubby. We had last been in touch with Barbara via email, up to 5:10 p.m, EDT yesterday and naively tried to telephone them at 6:00 a.m., this morning to tell them that not only us, but many of our friends...

    07/01/2018 12:58:42 PM PDT · by FrankR · 68 replies
    Vanity | 07/01/2018 | Self
    OK, I've had it with Facebook. I've been on there for a year or so, only because of my kids and grandkids, and a few, close, personal friends. My total number of "Friends" on there is only 54, (and a few of those need to go). Now - in order to get their hooks into more people - you only get to read the "News Feed" IF, you add "more friends". They've blocked me at only one post I can read, until I add more friends. I refuse. I've got the friends I want, and that's all I want. It's...
  • Trump Makes Impromptu Visit to 'Fox & Friends,'

    06/15/2018 8:18:11 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 26 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 6/15/18 | Self
    Trump Makes Impromptu Visit to 'Fox & Friends,' Claims IG Report on Clinton Probe 'Totally Exonerates' Him