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  • Woman sues sister-in-law for calling her 'rotten' and 'cheap' at father-in-law's wake

    01/21/2021 4:31:13 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | JANUARY 20, 2021 | Selina Lum
    A widow, who took over a family-owned car dealership from her late husband, told the High Court on Tuesday (Jan 19) that one of his sisters called her a "rotten" and "cheap" woman after throwing a bunch of bananas at her during her father-in-law's funeral wake. Ms Lim Siew Ling, 48, said the Mandarin words used by her sister-in-law Neo Choon Sian were "insulting", as it meant that she was an immoral woman with many sex partners. However, Ms Neo's lawyer contended that what his client had said was "rotten bananas". Ms Lim also alleged that Ms Neo told mourners...
  • MSNBC contributor compares Biden to God, suggests Trump voters should be blamed for COVID deaths [Eddie Glaude]

    01/20/2021 10:42:56 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Faux News ^ | 01/19/2021 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    … “I’m thinking about all those folks who, just for a moment, the nation shared their grief,” Glaude told MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace. “Oh, what a first step. What a beautiful step.” “I’m reminded of the Psalmist, you know, ‘He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds,’” Glaude added. […] “You know, we’re at a crossroads as a nation,” Glaude said. “It’s easy for us to place all of the blame on Donald Trump. He makes it easy for us, you know? He does. But there were 75, 74-plus million people who voted for him. Selfishness, greed, you know,...
  • Capitol attack stirs memories of Oklahoma bombing [emesis alert]

    01/19/2021 6:15:50 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Dissociated Presstitutes ^ | January 18, 2021 | Seán Murphy
    The attack on the U.S. Capitol by an angry mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters shocked many Americans who thought such a violent assault by their fellow countrymen wasn’t possible. But for Oklahoma City bombing survivor Dennis Purifoy, the Capitol assault was a clear parallel to what happened at the federal building in his hometown more than 25 years ago. The anger against the government, a radicalized perpetrator fueled by right-wing extremism, a desire to spark a revolution — all commonalities with Timothy McVeigh, whose fertilizer truck bomb ripped apart the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995,...
  • McConnell pressures Democrats to keep Senate filibuster

    01/19/2021 5:45:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | January 19, 2021 | Lisa Mascaro
    In one of his final acts as majority leader, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is pressuring Democrats to keep the filibuster — the procedural tool that liberals and progressives are eager to to do away with so President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative priorities can be approved more easily over GOP opposition. McConnell has told Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer that retaining the legislative filibuster is important and should be part of their negotiations for a power-sharing agreement in the narrowly divided Senate. Schumer and McConnell met Tuesday to begin hammering out the details of organizing the chamber, which will be split...
  • 90% chance that before 2021 closes out, United States will be in obvious civil war.

    01/18/2021 10:07:34 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 142 replies
    January 18, 2021 | Michael Yon
    90% chance that before 2021 closes out, United States will be in obvious civil war. I say this because I am working hard to be wrong.— Michael Yon (@Michael_Yon) January 18, 2021
  • Trump Administration Accomplishments

    01/18/2021 2:11:13 PM PST · by Coleus · 20 replies
    White House ^ | 01.18.21
    Unprecedented Economic BoomBefore the China Virus invaded our shores, we built the world’s most prosperous economy.America gained 7 million new jobs – more than three times government experts’ projections.Middle-Class family income increased nearly $6,000 – more than five times the gains during the entire previous administration.The unemployment rate reached 3.5 percent, the lowest in a half-century.Achieved 40 months in a row with more job openings than job-hirings.More Americans reported being employed than ever before – nearly 160 million.Jobless claims hit a nearly 50-year low.The number of people claiming unemployment insurance as a share of the population hit its lowest on...
  • it takes thieves Biden / Harris.

    01/16/2021 1:56:04 PM PST · by Stanwood_Dave · 22 replies
    1/16/2021 | Stanwooddave
    Stealing an election, doesn't mean you won, it just means your a good thief. Hello to "it takes thieves Biden / Harris." Come on now, just how long do you thing they (the left wing hating all things United States, Nancy Pelosi et. al.) will let basement dwelling, dementia riddled, joe Bite-me, play POTUS, when you have a dyed/died in the wool commie, just waiting in the wings. My money is on 4 (four) months at best. Does anyone know if Vegas has set any odd's? The lower case letter "j" in "joe" was intended, not a mistake. This is...
  • Scorned woman covers cheating ex-boyfriend’s house in glitter

    01/15/2021 10:38:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    Daily Record ^ | 15 JAN 2021 | Luke Matthews, James Moncur
    A TikTok video she took of the new makeover has now gone viral and been viewed 22 million times.When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. A woman has given her cheating ex-boyfriend’s house a full sparkly makeover to teach him a lesson he’ll never forget. A TikTok video of the new makeover posted by user hollynicoleeee_ has gone viral, with over 22...
  • Massive facebook purging of conservatives now.

    01/15/2021 7:20:59 PM PST · by PilotDave · 71 replies
    Vanity | 15 Jan 21 | Self
    Facebook is blocking anybody who has posted conservative thoughts until Jan 23rd. DC on lockdown. Parler gone, the ceo in hiding. Signal and Gab limited. Insane.
  • Impeachment Trial of Trump

    01/14/2021 9:56:09 AM PST · by DownInFlames · 50 replies
    USA Today | 01/14/21 | Self
    Post Presidency Impeachment Trial
  • 'Our First Martyr.' How Ashli Babbitt Is Being Turned Into a Far-Right Recruiting Tool [barf alert]

    01/11/2021 7:24:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 56 replies
    Time ^ | January 10, 2021 7:00 AM EST | Vera Bergengruen
    … (Ashli Babbitt’s) death was part of the grim toll of a riot that left five people dead, including a Capitol Police officer, vandalized the seat of American democracy and left the nation shaken. But the insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol with Babbitt—climbing on scaffolding, smashing windows, looting offices and posing for selfies as they romped through the building for nearly three hours—were far from chastened by the deadly cost. On pro-Trump forums and messaging apps, there was jubilation: “The 6th was a day to be proud of!” read one post on a pro-Trump board. “The most patriotic thing I...
  • Bride in China demands divorce over husband's gift of a too-small bra

    01/09/2021 6:04:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | JANUARY 08, 2021 | PHOEBE ZHANG
    Details of the saga were made public when the wedding party host detailed how the gift had outraged the bride and her family in a video on social media. A newlywed woman in China has walked out on her husband and demanded a divorce – all because of a row over lingerie. The furious bride pulled the pin on their wedding celebration at the eleventh hour and declared she was filing for divorce after being insulted by her husband’s wedding gift of a bra … that was two sizes too small. The couple had already been legally married but were...
  • Pelosi: ‘I Pray for the President Every Day…You Gotta Keep Praying for Him, You Gotta Keep Praying for Him’

    01/09/2021 9:42:29 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 61 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 8, 2021 | 4:06pm EST | Staff
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) said at her press conference on Thursday that she prays for President Donald Trump “every day” and tells herself that “you gotta keep praying for him.” Earlier in the same press briefing, Pelosi had indicated she would like Vice President Mike Pence to move to remove President Trump by invoking the 25th Amendment before he leaves on January 20 when the inauguration will take place—or, failing that, have the House vote to impeach Trump for a second time. […] “Last night was the hardest day for me,” she said. “Night, like five o’clock in the...
  • America is going to war. The pattern is clear.

    01/08/2021 8:53:30 AM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 74 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 8, 2021 | Michael Yon
    "America is going to war. The pattern is clear." - quoted by Michael Yon on twitter.
  • Pence expected to attend Biden’s inauguration

    01/07/2021 12:43:19 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 77 replies
    Politico ^ | January 7, 2021 | By GABBY ORR and ANITA KUMAR
    Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration later this month after overseeing Wednesday’s chaotic certification of the president-elect’s Electoral College win. Three sources close to Pence said he would likely make an appearance at the Jan. 20 event in a show of support for the peaceful transition of power. The decision to attend, they said, became easier after President Donald Trump publicly criticized Pence leading up to, and following, his refusal to stop the certification.
  • Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter won’t attend Biden’s inauguration [but Dubya plans to]

    01/05/2021 6:58:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | January 5, 2021
    Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. It marks the first time the couple, 96 and 93, will have missed the ceremonies since Carter was sworn in as the 39th president in 1977. […] Separately, former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura will attend the inauguration in person. Their spokesman, Freddy Ford, said, “President and Mrs. Bush look forward to returning to the Capitol for the swearing in of President Biden and Vice President Harris.” The announcement from Bush, a Republican, came a day before Congress was scheduled...
  • Chaffetz, hidden Police past.

    01/01/2021 8:50:56 PM PST · by Rabin · 11 replies
    youtube ^ | Jan 27 | Staff
    C Checker had missed his ride to the awards show and the Guild tagged local member Terri Gibbs, to pick him up. Pre-Congressional officer Chaffetz later detected several Gibbs driving irregularities.
  • Federal Grant: $6.9 Million to Develop 'Smart Toilet' That Identifies Your 'Analprint' [?!?]

    12/31/2020 12:19:51 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 28, 2020 | 2:29pm EST | Michael W. Chapman
    In his latest report on federal government waste, a project he completes every year, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) highlights $54.7 billion in government spending that he deems wasteful. Among the items noted this year is the creation of a $6.9 million “smart toilet,” which operates with three cameras, one of which can identify a user’s “analprint.” As explained in The Festivus Report 2020, researchers at Stanford University used $6,973,057 in funds granted through the National Cancer Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create a so-called “smart toilet.” The purpose of the toilet is to...
  • No Clothes, No Mask: Woman Arrested After Parading Around Bedok Naked

    12/29/2020 8:52:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | DECEMBER 29, 2020 | KIMBERLY ANNE LIM
    Walking around without a mask is enough to attract stares nowadays. But Bedok residents got more than an eyeful to look at after a woman took a stroll around the neighbourhood in nothing but her birthday suit and an orange handbag. The 42-year-old woman was arrested on Monday morning (Dec 29) after walking from Bedok North Avenue 2 to Heartbeat@Bedok in the nude, police confirmed. Officers arrested the woman under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act after receiving a call for assistance at 7.52am that day. The woman, who remains unidentified, was also not wearing a face mask. In...
  • Ted Nugent: '---- You and Your Bull---- Vaccine'

    12/29/2020 2:50:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Ted Nugent says he won't be taking a COVID-19 vaccine shot. The rock star, known for his outspoken conservative politics, vented about the pandemic during a Facebook live video on December 25. "We don't earmark a safety net during a scamming pandemic," he said. "It's not a real pandemic, and that's not a real vaccine. I'm sorry. I ain't taking no vaccine. You come at me with a needle, and I will be in fear of my life, and you know what I'll do if you come at me with a needle. 'Hi, I'm from the government. This needle is...