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  • There’s no one less Irish than an expat Republican

    01/25/2021 2:05:05 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 18 replies
    Sunday Times ^ | 24th January 2021 | David Quinn
    We like to claim Ernesto “Che” Guevara as one of our own. Guevara was an Argentina-born guerrilla fighter who helped Fidel Castro overthrow the American-backed Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959. He had an Irish ancestor, Patrick Lynch, who was born in Galway in 1715. So thrilled are we by this connection that, in 2012, a Che statue was proposed by Galway city council, and a stamp was issued here in his honour five years later. The uncomfortable reality that Guevara killed lots of people does not count against him in Ireland. Revolutionary violence has always had a certain romantic...
  • Biden Has Lost 50% of His Cognitive Abilities

    01/25/2021 12:21:09 PM PST · by Red Badger · 110 replies ^ | January 25, 2021 | by Elizabeth
    Former White House stenographer Mike McCormick reports Joe Biden has lost 50 percent of his cognitive abilities. McCormick, who worked for Biden for six years, details Biden’s decline in his new book Joe Biden, Unauthorized. After working with Biden up close, McCormick says Biden is not the same man and has suffered at least 50 percent decline. VIDEO AT LINK....................................
  • The Great Chicken Sandwich (Meal) Wars, Settled

    01/25/2021 12:53:00 PM PST · by mylife · 67 replies
    the dispatch ^ | 1/23/2021
    As we drove through Warrenton, Virginia (population 9,913), it struck me and my husband, Scott, at the same time. In a quarter mile stretch of road, there was every major chain that has come to define the American fast-food landscape. We were hungry. We didn’t want to get COVID-19. I had forgotten the frozen pizzas in our rush to get out the door. And neither of us had tried the famous Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich that had sold out across the country in 2019. We set our minds to our new mission. First, we devised rules: At every venue, we would...
  • WH Press Secretary Briefing Today 1-25

    01/25/2021 11:23:38 AM PST · by freebird5850 · 25 replies
    I just watched todays' briefing with the new Press Secretary. She really didn't have ANY answers to any of the questions asked, always just saying, "I have no knowledge on that" or "I will have to get back to you. Anyone else see that?
  • Republican Elite got Bit on the A$ss

    01/25/2021 9:25:24 AM PST · by CptnObvious · 50 replies
    Vanity | 1/25/2012 | Self
    The Republican weenies in the US Senate got bit on the A$ss. They thought the Democrats would not use fraud in Georgia so they would stay in power. The Dems deal was probably like this - don't make waves and you get to stay in power and the chumps believed it.Now the RINOs and weenies are out of power and are hurting. Call the Waaambulance!
  • Chef reveals trick to make perfect scrambled eggs using surprising ingredient

    01/25/2021 8:56:57 AM PST · by mylife · 129 replies
    metro ^ | 1/25/2021
    Scrambled eggs might be a simple dish but it can be surprisingly hard to get right. Everyone wants a fluffy texture and to avoid the eggs going too rubbery. And one chef says the key is his secret ingredient – mayonnaise. Food scientist Alton Brown says the condiment gives the dish a creamier and more delicious texture.
  • Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl

    01/25/2021 8:30:07 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 49 replies
    MY Fox 8 ^ | MY Fox8
    NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn’t advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl. Instead, it’s donating the money it would have spent on the ad to coronavirus vaccination awareness efforts. Anheuser-Busch still has four minutes of advertising during the game for its other brands including Bud Light, Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade, Michelob Ultra and Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer. Those are some of its hottest sellers, particularly among younger viewers. But the decision to not do...
  • Hindsight: Jacques Parizeau, the Elmer Fudd of Quebec

    01/25/2021 8:24:11 AM PST · by Scooter100 · 3 replies
    In 1995, Quebec's Premiere, Jacques Parizeau, called it correctly after losing the Quebec [separatist] referendum to secede from Canada. In an interview the following day, according to Jackie-Poo, he lost because of "big money and the ethnic vote".In the strangest of twists, it was Quebec's leftist French parliamentarians who, for years, had pushed for Multiculturalism's wide-open immigration, a la Pierre Trudeau, that Euro-centric, arch-globalist and China-lover! How delightfully ironic! The massive ethnic influx that diluted the Quebec separatist vote was, in fact, all their own fault! Parizeau and the "Pur Laine" shot themselves in the face, like Elmer Fudd in...
  • Social Media Accounts From People That Took The Vaccine

    01/25/2021 7:53:52 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    Prezie ^ | 01/25/21
    Both Hank Arron and Larry King took the vaccines right before they passed. I am not saying it was the vaccine that killed them. Nevertheless, it should be noted.Here is a compile of Social Media accounts (see link below) that took the vaccine. This is from the peoeple that the MSM will never show you. Thought you may want to take a look at this long list. For the record, I have had vaccines in the past, and I am not an anti-vaccine. Although this does not automatically mean every vaccine is safe. This was rushed out in 9 months...
  • Biden Voters Flood Twitter to Express Deep Regret

    01/25/2021 7:29:03 AM PST · by McQ444 · 87 replies
    NN ^ | 01-25-21 | Jay Greenberg
    Twitter has been flooded with messages expressing deep regret from Americans who voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Social media users have been sharing text message conversations that reveal many Biden voters feel betrayed. Biden's actions have left many of the former vice president's supporters now questioning their decision.
  • 11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

    01/24/2021 8:42:02 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    NPR ^ | 01/24/2021 | Jason Breslow
    Eleven miners have been rescued in China after a harrowing two weeks trapped some 2,000 feet below ground. The rescue marked a moment of celebration and relief in what has been an arduous and complex effort to bring the men to safety. One miner has already died and another 10 remain missing. The first miner was rescued shortly after 11 a.m. local time on Sunday. Television footage showed rescuers clapping and cheering as the miner was brought to the surface wearing a blindfold to protect his eyes from the light. He was brought to the hospital for treatment, with his...
  • Down Under

    01/24/2021 4:42:24 PM PST · by Twotone · 10 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | January 24, 2021 | Mark Steyn
    Happy Australia Day to all our readers Down Under. The national holiday is, in fact, on Tuesday, but for all I know it's already Tuesday there, or possibly Wednesday, in which case Happy Australia Day for yesterday - or, as the depraved nutters at the nation's state broadcaster say, "Happy Invasion Day". Not being able to visit the Lucky Country is one of the things I've most missed in this last year of lockdown, but I hope to see it once more before I die, if the Vegemite Curtain is ever lifted. As you know, we always like to have...
  • Trump Sends Message to Supporters: Hang Tight! We're Going to Do Something Real Soon

    01/24/2021 7:40:22 AM PST · by McQ444 · 119 replies
    NN ^ | 01-24-21 | Jay Greenberg
    President Donald Trump has given a cryptic new interview, during which he assured his supporters that he will be taking action in the coming months. "We’ll do something, but not just yet,” Trump told the Washington Examiner on Friday. An aide to Trump then hurriedly ended the interview as he spoke from the Trump International Golf Club.
  • SpaceX Starlink internet ready to be adopted by over 50% of Americans: survey

    01/24/2021 7:19:17 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 119 replies
    Teslarati ^ | January 14 2020 | BySimon Alvarez
    A recent survey has determined that over half of Americans are ready to switch to SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service. This was despite only 5% of internet subscribers in the United States being connected via satellite today. The study was conducted by, which asked respondents whether they would consider getting on board with Starlink once the satellite internet service is fully set up. As it turns out, over half of those surveyed stated that they’d be signing up for the Starlink Beta program, despite the $499 cost of the satellite dish and the service’s current $99 per month fee....
  • Legislator mocks trans Biden nominee on Facebook, apologizes

    01/24/2021 4:58:40 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 68 replies
    AP via WPXI ^ | January 23, 2021
    <p>HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania legislator shared on Facebook an image mocking the appearance of the state’s recently departed health secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender woman who has been nominated to serve in the Biden administration, and then offered a general apology Saturday.</p>
  • Gangster Disciples Leaders Sentenced to Prison

    01/23/2021 7:06:27 PM PST · by ransomnote · 7 replies ^ | January 22, 2021 | Department of Justice
    Two leaders of the national gang the Gangster Disciples were sentenced today for a racketeering conspiracy involving murder.Shauntay Craig, aka Shake, 42, of Birmingham, Alabama, was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Craig pleaded guilty in August 2019 to racketeering conspiracy involving murder and drug trafficking.Donald Glass, aka Smurf, 30, of Decatur, Georgia, was sentenced to life plus 120 months in prison. Glass was convicted by a federal jury in May 2019 of racketeering conspiracy involving murder, discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, causing death through the use of a firearm for the murder...
  • NYC man chooses to go to jail rather than give dog back to his employer

    01/23/2021 5:32:56 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 23, 2021 | Doree Lewak
    Myrick, 37, had worked with Roxy for four years, inspecting commercial and residential properties, before he was laid off from the company in March. Although the dog had been provided by M&M, which covered her food and veterinary bills, she’s lived with Myrick and his wife, ­Joana, since he fetched Roxy from a dog-training facility in Florida. (M&M paid for her training.) But things turned ruff when, not long after the pandemic started, he chose to be laid off rather than pivot and work for M&M as a COVID cleaner without Roxy. He returned his company vehicle, credit cards and...
  • New Time Cover Shows The Utter Chaos That Donald Trump Left Behind For Joe Biden

    01/23/2021 4:19:34 PM PST · by lowbridge · 78 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | January 22, 2021 | Lee Moran
    The mess that President Joe Biden inherited from former President Donald Trump is depicted on the new cover of Time. The front page of the magazine’s Feb. 1 / Feb. 8 double issue shows Biden pensively looking out of a trashed Oval Office’s window, which appears to be surrounded by flames. Graffiti is scrawled on a curtain and the Resolute Desk, which is buried under documents and fast food cartons. A telephone lies on the floor, near one of Trump’s signature red “Make America Great Again” caps and a bullhorn.
  • Post pics of the coolest looking cars of the 40's (distraction from politics) (Posted in Chat)

    01/23/2021 2:08:01 PM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 111 replies
    Me | 1/23/2021 | GeorgiaDawg32
    I have to get away from politics if even for a little while. What's happened has disgusted me to no end and my blood pressure can't take it. To that end, let's post pics of the coolest looking cars of the 40's, any nation, and see what happens.
  • Man Convicted of Multiple Obscenity Crimes Involving Children

    01/23/2021 11:16:51 AM PST · by ransomnote · 10 replies ^ | January 21, 2021 | Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs
    A Texas man was convicted by a federal jury today for operating a website dedicated to publishing writings that detailed the sexual abuse of children.Nicholas L. McQuaid, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; Gregg Sofer, U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Texas; and Luis M. Quesada, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s El Paso Field Office made the announcement.After a three-day trial, Thomas Alan Arthur, 64, of Terlingua, was convicted of three counts of trafficking in obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of a child, five counts of trafficking in obscene text stories...