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  • Smoke on the Water

    05/19/2024 9:06:16 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 14 replies ^ | 1973 | Deep Purple
    We all came out to Montreux On the Lake Geneva shoreline To make records with a mobile We didn't have much time But Frank Zappa and the Mothers Were at the best place around But some stupid with a flare gun Burned the place to the ground
  • Things You’d See in a 1970s Kitchen

    05/19/2024 9:00:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    UltimateClassicRock ^ | May 18, 2024 | Stephen Lenz
    We've said it before: the '70s was a vibe—a very amber-ish brown, dark orange, and avocado green vibe. We even recently took a fun trip down memory lane with our list of some of the most iconic objects from the '70s. It's funny, we often think of the '70s as a light-filled, super hippy, peace-love-and-understanding time in history. But at home, when it came to color, things were pretty clunky, dark, and, well, dull. Nothing had more of a '70s vibe than the heart of the home: the kitchen. Technology and gadgets really came in hot during this decade, with...
  • The Man Who Killed Richard III [Tubi, 48 min]

    05/19/2024 4:46:22 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    Tubi ^ | 2015 | Starring:Elin Rhys, Directed by:W. Dyfrig Davies
    This is a story of conspiracy and betrayal, of a lust for power and a lost allegiance; the story of the man who killed King Richard III. In this documentary we set out to prove that the Welshman Sir Rhys ap Thomas, master of Carew Castle in Pembrokeshire, killed King Richard III, changing the course of British history. We uncover what drove him Rhys ap Thomas to betray not only his master but a King – and we reveal his remarkable story; from a childhood embroiled in the War of the Roses and exile to the continent, to a determined...
  • Judge Overseeing Trump’s Jan. 6 Case Rules Against Jack Smith

    05/19/2024 4:39:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    State of the Union ^ | 5/19/24 | Andrew Rodriguez
    A federal judge ruled against Jack Smith in the ‘election interference’ case against Donald Trump. The judge restricted Smith’s actions after Trump’s legal team accused Smith of violating a stay order. Trump’s team appealed to determine if he’s covered by presidential immunity. The judge agreed with Trump’s team, restricting further substantive pretrial motions. However, the judge refused to hold Smith and his prosecutors in contempt due to unclear restrictions. "The court agrees … diligent defense counsel will need to conduct a preliminary review of each substantive motion the Government files in order to know whether they need to take further...
  • (Ghost) Riders in the Sky

    05/19/2024 3:29:16 PM PDT · by Twotone · 44 replies
    SteynonLine ^ | May 19, 2024 | Mark Steyn
    ~yesterday...I played America's Number One record from exactly three-quarters of a century ago - May 1949: Listeners seemed to enjoy it, and many wanted to know more about it. I don't blame them. It's extremely catchy for a song with no consistent title: "Ghost Riders in the Sky"? "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky"? "Riders in the Sky"? "Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend)"? Or maybe you prefer just plain "Ghost Riders", or "Ghostriders", or half-a-dozen other variations over the years. But, however you label it, it's a song unlike any other. It made its appearance seventy-five years ago, and...
  • Extremists plotting protests at Democratic Convention include Missouri man charged with spying for Russia, sparking fears Kremlin could seek to unleash chaos in Chicago

    05/19/2024 2:45:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/19/24 | Miles Dilworth
    Extremists plotting to wreak havoc at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) include a Missouri man charged with spying for Russia, sparking fears the Kremlin could seek to unleash chaos at the conference. Police are already braced for massive protests at the August convention, with agitators threatening a throwback to 1968 when the event turned into a bloodbath. In recent weeks, clashes at university campuses over the Israel-Hamas conflict have raised concerns that the far left is ramping up plans for a major show of force. But can now reveal that those plotting to bring chaos to the streets of...
  • Biden mocked for apparent small showing of supporters in Dem city: 'Nobody cared' (Atlanta)

    05/19/2024 1:00:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/19/24 | Emma Colton
    Critics on social media dragged President Biden over video footage showing what appeared to be a small showing of supporters greeting the president’s motorcade in the deep blue city of Atlanta, where he held a fundraising event and delivered Morehouse College’s commencement speech. "Crooked Joe Biden – dazed and confused, as usual – shuffles down the short stairs in Atlanta ahead of his day of pandering. He ignores questions," RNC research posted Saturday as Biden landed in the city. "If a presidential motorcade passes through town but absolutely nobody cares – did it really pass through town?" RNC Research asked...
  • Prominent Muslim Declares: 'We Are On The Road To The White House' - The Islamic Takeover of America Unveiled

    05/19/2024 12:20:07 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 52 replies
    Rair Foundation ^ | 05/18/2024 | Amy Mek
    Osama Siblani declares the Arab-American community’s unstoppable ascent to political dominance in the U.S., aiming for control from local towns to the White House.In a recent address on May 10, 2024, at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan, Osama Siblani, the radical editor and publisher of The Arab-American News, declared the Arab-American community’s growing influence in the United States. Speaking at a terror-tied dinner hosted by the Lebanese International Business Council, Siblani proudly asserted, “Forty years ago, we had a mayor for this town who talked about the Arab problem. Guess what? The Arabs are ruling Dearborn, Dearborn...
  • Finance expert sounds alarm over 'spaving' trend: An old 'trap' with a new name hitting your wallet

    05/19/2024 8:40:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 5/19/24 | Madeline Coggins
    "Spaving" – spending more to save – is an old "trap" with a new name hitting grocery stores, retailers and even online gambling. Though there are times "spaving" is worthwhile, one personal finance expert outlined how consumers can avoid becoming the "victim" of the marketing ploy. "The whole concept of ‘spaving’ is to get consumers to buy more," Kuderna Financial Team founder and "What Should I Do with My Money?" author Bryan Kuderna told Fox News Digital. "You see different examples like that all throughout the economy. And where it hurts the consumer is if it encourages them to essentially...
  • Silence = Consent with Bill Federer

    05/19/2024 6:50:41 AM PDT · by Twotone · 13 replies ^ | May 14, 2024 | Jenny Donnelly
    This powerful conversation with Bill Federer will expose the silence of the church through the history of Marxism - and convince you that even your silence is actually consent!
  • THE GREAT CAMPAIGN: The Struggle in Virginia Renewed; The Battle Again Opened Yesterday Morning (5/19/1864)

    05/19/2024 6:32:16 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 2 replies
    HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Wednesday Morning, May 18 -- 5 A.M. The struggle has this moment begun with skirmishing on our extreme right. We fully, expect a great, a bloody, and, we trust, a decisive battle to-day. WM. SWINTON. The Latest from Secretary Stanton -- Nothing from Grant, Butler or Sherman Yesterday -- Gen. Crook's Victory. (OFFICIAL.) WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, Wednesday, May 18 -- 10:45 P.M. To Maj.-Gen.Dix: We have no dispatches to-day from Gen. GRANT nor from Gens. BUTLER or SHERMAN. The reports from the Kanawha confirm the destruction of the bridge over New River, and the destruction...
  • Ancient Mycobacterium leprae genome reveals medieval English red squirrels as animal leprosy host

    05/19/2024 6:15:16 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 14 replies
    Current Biology ^ | May 03, 2024 | Christian Urban et al
    Leprosy, one of the oldest recorded diseases in human history, remains prevalent in Asia, Africa, and South America, with over 200,000 cases every year.1,2 Although ancient DNA (aDNA) approaches on the major causative agent, Mycobacterium leprae, have elucidated the disease’s evolutionary history,3,4,5 the role of animal hosts and interspecies transmission in the past remains unexplored. Research has uncovered relationships between medieval strains isolated from archaeological human remains and modern animal hosts such as the red squirrel in England.6,7 However, the time frame, distribution, and direction of transmissions remains unknown. Here, we studied 25 human and 12 squirrel samples from two...
  • National Organization For Women Faces Criticism For Hypocrisy In Stance On Trans Athletes

    05/19/2024 5:37:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    State of the Union ^ | 5/16/24 | Evelyn Thomas
    Skateboarder Taylor Silverman criticized the National Organization for Women for claiming advocacy for fairness in women’s sports is white supremacy. Silverman said this was a desperate attempt to scare people into silence and erase minority women’s experiences. “I take the National Organization for Women claiming that fairness in women’s sports is White supremacy about as seriously as I take them claiming men can be women,” Silverman stated. “They are blinded by this lie and desperate to scare people into silence. Men in women’s sports impacts all women, including minorities that the National Organization for Women seemingly want to erase to...
  • Undeniable Proof That Biden Received Monthly Payments From Hunter’s Business Entity (Owaso PC)

    05/19/2024 5:19:22 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    State of the Union ^ | 5/18/24 | Claire O'Hare
    House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer claimed that a business operated by Hunter Biden made monthly payments to President Joe Biden, backed by a subpoenaed bank record showing funds flowing from Owaso PC to Joe Biden. The committee alleges that Hunter Biden’s business account received payments from Chinese-state-linked companies and other foreign entities, implicating Joe Biden in his son’s business activities. The panel also released an email expressing concerns over money from China going to Hunter Biden, raising questions about the Biden family’s business dealings. Comer called for accountability, accusing the Bidens of corruption. “Hunter Biden is...
  • Winston Churchill drew up 'Operation Unthinkable' plans for US and UK to invade Russia

    05/18/2024 10:39:34 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 43 replies
    Daily Mirror ^ | 23 Sep 2023 | Alex Croft
    Winston Churchill will always be one of the vital figures in British history, remembered largely for his wartime leadership. But few have heard of ‘Operation Unthinkable’, one of Churchill’s most top secret war plans during his time in office. It was nothing to do with fighting the Nazis or Italy - but about invading Soviet controlled territories. The Soviet Union - or USSR, the name of the communist regime in Russia between 1922 and 1991 - controlled eastern Germany and large swathes of eastern Europe by 1945, after the Nazis were crushed. And Churchill became concerned about the communist threat...
  • Antarctica had a rainforest 90 million years ago.

    05/18/2024 8:10:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    History Facts ^ | 05/17/2024
    It’s difficult to comprehend within our limited, double-digit life spans, but Earth is a dynamic planet that is constantly changing. The continents have crashed together and separated a handful of times now (Pangaea is the latest supercontinent, but not the only one), and the planet’s atmosphere, oceans, and orbit are all temporary and movable. Take, for instance, Antarctica, arguably the most inhospitable place on the planet. Not long ago (geologically speaking), the icy continent wasn’t frozen at all. In fact, it was filled with temperate rainforests teeming with life. Some 90 million years ago, during the Cretaceous Period — the...
  • Anunnaki: Mythological Sumerian Gods or Space Aliens?

    05/18/2024 6:34:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | May 17, 2024 | Philip Chrysopoulos
    The Anunnaki gods were worshipped by the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia long before the Greeks praised the Olympian gods or the Egyptians prayed to Osiris. While Zeus and the rest of the Greek gods resided at the top of Mount Olympus, and Osiris was the god of the earth and the underworld, the Anunnaki were winged deities who lived up in the heavens and came down to Earth to decide on people’s destiny. The Sumerians had many myths involving the Anunnaki gods passing judgment on humans. The gods were described as children of the Earth and sky. This indicates they...
  • Dying Marine vet, 98, finally gets high school diploma while receiving hospice care after dropping out of school to fight in World War Two

    05/18/2024 4:25:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/18/24 | Noa Halff
    A dying Marine veteran was finally handed his high school diploma while receiving hospice care after dropping out to fight in World War Two over eight decades ago. Richard Remp, a 98-year-old marine veteran in hospice care, left school at 17 years of age to serve in World War II, before later continuing his service in Korea and Vietnam. But on Friday he was finally handed the high school diploma he had longed for all these years but never received. Remp told local San Antonio NBC affiliate NEWS4SA: 'On behalf of myself and the Marine Corps, I thank you very...
  • Famed GOP advisor and political commentator Alice Stewart is suddenly found dead outside at 58

    05/18/2024 3:39:33 PM PDT · by Libloather · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/18/24 | James Gordon
    Political commentator Alice Stewart who more recently appeared as an analyst on CNN after working for several Republican presidential campaigns, has died suddenly at the age of 58. Stewart's body was found outside in a neighborhood in northern Virginia after suffering a 'medical emergency'. Police say no foul play was suspected. 'Alice was a very dear friend and colleague to all of us at CNN,' Mark Thompson, the network's CEO, said in an email to staff on Saturday. 'A political veteran and an Emmy Award winning journalist who brought an incomparable spark to CNN's coverage, known across our bureaus not...
  • Slovak Prime Minister One Month Ago: ‘New World Order Will Try To Kill Me’

    05/18/2024 3:31:28 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 7 replies
    The People’s Voice ^ | 05/18/2024 | Sean Adl-Tabatabai
    Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, who was shot earlier this week in an assassination attempt, predicted that the ‘New World Order’ would attempt to kill him just last month.Fico warned that his opposition towards the World Economic Forum could result in his own murder.During a recorded message, The prime minister blamed the mainstream media for also wanting him dead.“I am not exaggerating by a millimeter,” Fico said in the reports: The Slovakian government has blasted the opposition and left-wing media, with Ľuboš Blaha, the deputy speaker of the Slovak parliament urging “You have made us all targets.”“You have spread...