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  • Five dead, one missing and half a million people are without power after Michael ravages Virginia

    10/12/2018 11:14:43 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2018 | Dana Hedgpeth , Justin Jouvenal and Lynh Bui
    The worst of Hurricane Michael’s remnants were supposed to track south of tiny Charlotte County in southern Virginia, but a desperate 911 call Thursday night told a different story: A car had been washed away in a torrential flash flood. When sheriff’s deputies raced to the scene on Mount Harmony Road after 11 p.m., county administrator Daniel Witt said they heard the screams of a 17-year-old boy clinging to a guardrail. The sheriff’s deputies and some bystanders linked arms and waded into the raging water, before tossing the teen a rope. He was pulled to safety, but his father and...
  • Omarosa Goes on MSNBC to Drop Bombshell Tapes of Her…Getting a Job Offer From the Trump Campaign

    08/16/2018 2:58:28 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 34 replies ^ | 16 Aug 18 | Ken Meyer
    After several hours of hype from MSNBC, Omarosa Manigault Newman appeared on the network again to show off a new secret White house recording and it revealed…nothing we didn’t already know before. Manigault Newman spoke to Craig Melvin today in order to counter the attacks on her credibility, and defend her new gossip-filled book about President Donald Trump‘s White House.
  • The Internet Takeover Is Happening

    09/30/2016 8:08:39 PM PDT · by Voluntaryist · 112 replies
    Youtube ^ | Stefan Molyneux
    10 minute video from Stefan Molyneux
  • Microsoft just replaced its toy gun emoji with a real handgun

    08/05/2016 12:59:25 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 18 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | August 4, 2016
    “Microsoft this week replaced a toy gun emoji with a real revolver in an apparent need to conform to universal emoji standards.,” Nick Statt reports for The Verge. “The change, which arrived with the company’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update on Tuesday, is part of a larger emoji redesign project Microsoft embarked on months ago to refresh its library with new designs,” Statt reports. “‘It’s unclear why Microsoft felt the need to replace its old toy gun, which resembled a sci-fi space blaster, with a real firearm. It does, however, put the company at philosophical odds with Apple.”“Both companies are part...
  • Did Alec Baldwin manhandle Sarah Palin at red carpet of SNL's 40th anniversary?

    02/16/2015 12:37:37 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 96 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 15, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    Look at 0:56 of the video. Did he manhandle her or touch her butt after she said she preferred the other Baldwin brothers?
  • Sarah Palin under fire for posting photo of her son standing on the family dog in New Year's message

    01/02/2015 10:11:35 AM PST · by Bratch · 774 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | January 1, 2015 | MIA DE GRAAF
    Sarah Palin has sparked outrage by posting pictures on Facebook of her son standing on her dog.
  • Mitch McConnell Votes to Fund Obamacare

    03/21/2013 4:23:56 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 113 replies
    Red State ^ | 3/21/2013 | Erick Erickson
    Hey, remember that awesome CPAC speech by Mitch McConnell? The one where Mitch McConnell said — and I quote — “Obamacare should be repealed root and branch. And we’re not backing down from this fight.” And the same speech where Mitch McConnell also said, “This law is a disaster, and anybody who thinks we’ve moved beyond it is dead wrong.” Well, as I told you, Mitch McConnell excels at saying one thing and doing another. Yesterday, Mitch McConnell voted to fund Obamacare. Hey Utah, he joined Orrin Hatch in doing so. Remember, just last year on the campaign trail Orrin...
  • Matt Ridley: Cooling Down the Fears of Climate Change

    12/19/2012 2:04:16 PM PST · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 18, 2012 | Matt Ridley
    Evidence points to a further rise of just 1°C by 2100. The net effect on the planet may actually be beneficial Forget the Doha climate jamboree that ended earlier this month. The theological discussions in Qatar of the arcana of climate treaties are irrelevant. By far the most important debate about climate change is taking place among scientists, on the issue of climate sensitivity: How much warming will a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide actually produce? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has to pronounce its answer to this question in its Fifth Assessment Report next year. The general public...
  • Gingrich tells NY GOP he would support Romney

    04/20/2012 8:29:18 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 70 replies ^ | Apr 20, 2012 @ 09:51 AM |
    The Associated Press NEW YORK —Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told Republicans at a New York state party dinner that he would work for Mitt Romney’s victory in the general election if Romney wins the nomination. “We are dedicated to a unified Republican Party,” he said. Speaking Thursday in New York City, Gingrich said he’s stayed in the race “to articulate big themes and big ideas” but that “we have a moral obligation to defeat Barack Obama.” To that end, he said, he would work to support Romney, and he said Romney would do the same for him. “Romney and I...
  • LEGOs for girls has feminist group in a twist

    04/20/2012 8:20:38 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/20/2012 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    But the SPARK Movement objects to the "LadyFigs," the female version of the little figures who man the spaceships, trucks and forts children create. "Ladyfigs" are somewhat anatomically correct, which hypersexualizes girls, according to the group.
  • 2012 Iowa Caucus Live Thread

    01/03/2012 8:08:24 AM PST · by Free Vulcan · 2,135 replies · 2+ views
    Iowa GOP ^ | 1.3.12 | Free Vulcan
    Live thread to cover today's GOP caucus. News, predictions, opinions, totals, and the like. Will be heading out about 4 pm or so to get our site ready and do a final review with the precinct chairs. I expect it to be bigger than 2008 with very heavy turnout and we are preparing for that. We are also ready for disruptions. They simply won't be tolerated. The state party sent us a memo saying if there's any trouble call the cops immediately. Anyone trying to cause problems is going to get a rude awakening. My predictions of the outcome are...
  • Swift-Boat Vet Slams Gingrich

    01/03/2012 10:42:50 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 72 replies
    National Review ^ | January 3, 2012 | Brian Bolduc
    Incensed by the negative ads that have spoiled his campaign, Newt Gingrich recently complained he’d been “Romneyboated,” an allusion to the group Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, whose ads helped derail Sen. John Kerry’s presidential campaign in 2004. John O’Neill, the swift-boat captain who led the anti-Kerry movement, is none too pleased with the comparison. “To me, it reflects Gingrich’s very cynical hypocrisy, which he shares with Kerry,” O’Neill tells National Review Online. That hypocrisy “is the reason why he can appear with [Nancy] Pelosi in climate-change ads and why he can take money from Freddie Mac: If you’re part...
  • Google Censoring Climategate from News

    12/04/2009 4:56:33 AM PST · by Bon mots · 44 replies · 1,961+ views
    Google News ^ | December 4th, 2009 | Bon Mots
    Google News is blocking all searches of "Climategate". climategate (for comparison) climategate (for comparison) Click on any of the above links to run the search and see for yourself. However, if you search "climate change" on Google News, you will find plenty of climate change
  • Black Helicopters over Pittsburgh

    09/20/2009 3:42:51 PM PDT · by Yorlik803 · 69 replies · 2,789+ views
    Yesterday and last night, there have been heavy helicoptor traffic over Pittsburgh. Apaches flew overhead yesterday and I dont know what the hell was flying last night, but whatever it was, it was low. The G20 summit is coming to town, so one could see the State Police choppers flying around, but Apaches are tank killers. Will protestors have armor? Anyone have any ideas? Take all pictures of Pittsburgh while it still exists, because after the Anarchists and other assorted goofballs get done with us, the Steel City will look like Stalingrad.
  • No Naval Swords for U.S.N.A. Graduation this year Threat to the Dear Leader Inside the Beltway

    06/11/2009 4:54:11 PM PDT · by blueyon · 79 replies · 7,118+ views
    Gathering of Eagles ^ | June 7 2009 | Kathy
    From today's you couldn't make it up if you tried file.......Obama's protectors have ordered graduating Midshipmen....and I suppose Commissioned Officers through Flag leave their swords at home. Full Dress White includes "wear sword". More to the point...those badges of office have been earned in a manner Obongo and his minions just wouldn't begin to understand. Important traditions that inspire are kind of lost on the red banner crowd, apparently. Further, ceremonial swords never seemed to bother the Secret Service for any previous President. And before World War II, the swords were not particularly "ceremonial", I've seen some of those...

    06/11/2009 8:00:03 PM PDT · by Wontsubmit · 52 replies · 2,376+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, May 21, 2009 | John McCaslin
    Graduating midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis are being told in writing to leave at home or in their vehicles all "ceremonial swords" and anything else "that might be considered a weapon or a threat by screeners" for Friday's outdoor commencement ceremonies featuring an address by President Barack Obama. Inside the Beltway has obtained the academy's list of prohibited items for this year's graduation exercises, which, besides ceremonial swords, includes umbrellas.
  • Presidential Seal Mystery

    06/05/2009 5:21:52 AM PDT · by bmweezer · 49 replies · 2,998+ views
    The ^ | June 5, 2009 | The
    President Obama gave his speech yesterday in Cairo and in front of him was what looked like the presidential seal, but was not: [caption id="attachment_642" align="aligncenter" width="454" caption="Look at the seal"][/caption] Here is the presidential seal: [caption id="attachment_643" align="aligncenter" width="353" caption="Presidential Seal"][/caption] Obviously the seal in front of the president doesn't include the words "Seal of the President of the United States." I'm 38 years old, and I have never seen a U.S. president give a presidential address without the real seal in front of him. I am finding this extreemely strange.
  • 'This Isn't Milli Vanilli': Obama Inauguration Music Was Pre-Recorded [memories of ChiCom Olympics]

    01/23/2009 4:37:49 AM PST · by ETL · 32 replies · 1,088+ views ^ | January 22, 2009
    WASHINGTON -- Whether you loved or hated the classical music played at President Barack Obama's inauguration, what you heard was a recording made two days earlier unless you were sitting within earshot of the celebrated performers. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman, pianist Gabriella Montero and clarinetist Anthony McGill made the decision a day before Tuesday's inauguration after a sound check to use a previously recorded audio tape for the broadcast of the ceremonies.
  • Obama quartet admits faking performance at inauguration

    01/23/2009 8:18:46 AM PST · by Schnucki · 71 replies · 1,894+ views
    Times Online (U.K.) ^ | January 23, 2008 | Philippe Naughton
    It's not exactly Watergate but Barack Obama's inauguration was back in the dock today after it emerged that the quartet of classical musicians who ushered him on to the steps of the Capitol were faking it. In a report headlined "The Frigid Fingers Were Live, but the Music Wasn't", The New York Times said that the four, including the violinist Itzhak Perlman, had already recorded their contribution two days earlier and played along just for show. A spokeswoman for the congressional committee, which organised the inauguration, the biggest and most costly in history, told the newspaper that the musicians could...
  • Talk about a do-over: the Yo-Yo Ma-Itzhak Perlman string sync

    01/23/2009 7:31:12 PM PST · by Perdogg · 10 replies · 246+ views
    LA Times ^ | 01/2009
    They're calling it the great musical cover-up, news that Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman and the rest of their Inauguration Day ensemble pre-recorded their music for fear that cold temperatures would force their instruments out of tune. The renowned musicians did play live -- but only those closest could hear it, and that probably didn't include President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama or their daughters, Malia and Sasha. The Ticket has to say, they did sound marvelous.