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  • Why Are So Many House Republicans Retiring?

    09/05/2019 7:09:34 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 48 replies
    Rush Limbaugh Website ^ | Sep 4, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Look, you’ll tell you something else is happening out there, folks. I saw… Have you noted all the Republican members of Congress that are again retiring? I think one of the reasons we lost the House in 2018 is that there were a huge number of Republicans who retired. Now, we were told the reason was, “Well, they’re being term limited out of their committee chairmanships, Mr. Limbaugh, and they don’t want to go back to just being regular members of the House. What’s in it for them? Once you become a committee chairman, you can’t go back to...
  • POLL: 1/3 of millennials say ‘safe spaces’ ‘absolutely necessary’

    05/26/2017 11:15:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | May 26, 2017 | Anthony Gockowski
    Recent surveys show that many college students feel “less safe” in the wake of Donald Trump’s election and consider safe spaces “absolutely necessary” to the functioning of college campuses. A LendEDU poll, for instance, asked 1,659 American college students whether they “agree with colleges campuses establishing safe spaces,” determining that 36 percent of respondents believe safe spaces “are absolutely necessary.”
  • ‘Emergency meeting’ called in response to white student gov. president making gang sign

    05/02/2017 11:24:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    College Fix ^ | May 2, 2017 | Dave Huber
    UCLA students were rattled when they discovered their Undergraduate Students Association Council president had made a gang sign in a year-old photo. President Danny Siegel claims the photo was snapped sometime before last year’s student government election, and the group chat in which it was posted had been deleted.
  • How Missouri's football team can now help the campus heal (does Barfing heal?)

    11/13/2015 4:49:53 PM PST · by MuttTheHoople · 16 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | November 13, 2015 | Pat Forde
    I have a modest proposal for the University of Missouri. Call it Mondays with Mizzou Football. This past Monday, the Missouri system president and chancellor stepped down as a direct result of the muscle flexed by the football program. Weeks of simmering racial tension on campus hit a full boil last weekend when the football players announced their support of the activist group Concerned Student 1950, which was seeking the ouster of said president, Tim Wolfe, for failure to adequately address a few racial incidents.
  • Elly Maye's Top 10 Ways To Spot A Liberal Male

    08/25/2015 8:38:10 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 42 replies ^ | 08/25/2015 | Red Dawn
    As a young woman, I can truly say that going on a date with a liberal beta male is quite possibly one of the greatest social disasters that could ever happen. These guys are such weenies. They can be identified a number of ways: They usually order a "light salad" at cafes. They're very particular about the kind of milk baristas use in their lattes (it's usually soy). When they see someone getting stabbed on a subway, they stand by and watch. They wear Chacos to feel "one with nature" . . . C’mon ladies. You don’t want to deal...
  • U.S. Advises Commercial Jets to Honor China’s Rules

    11/29/2013 5:00:54 PM PST · by kristinn · 77 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Friday, November 29, 2013 | Peter Baker and Jane Perlez
    After an internal debate, the Obama administration has decided to tell American commercial airlines to comply with China's demands to be notified of any flights through a broad swath of international airspace that it has claimed as an air defense zone, officials said Friday. Even as the United States continued to send military planes into the zone in defiance of China's declaration, officials said they expected civilian planes to go along with Beijing's new demands out of an abundance of caution. Officials said they were worried about an accident or unintended confrontation that could endanger civilian passengers. The administration’s decision...
  • Washington, D.C. attracts ‘high estrogen’ men: tenth-best city to find romantic guy

    08/22/2011 12:54:52 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 20, 2011 | Laura Donovan
    Disgusted by late night text messages, embarrassing blow-offs, and never receiving the phone call you were promised? Leading dating site has a list of the top ten cities full of romantic, expressive, “high estrogen” men who probably wouldn’t slip into cad territory. Though bursting with government employees, politicians, political journalists, and all things polarizing and serious, Washington, D.C. is tenth on the list, nine spots below perpetually romantic San Francisco. Asked how bureaucratic, soulless Washington ever earned a spot on a list of romantic cities,’s Dr. Helen Fisher told The Daily Caller that D.C. draws a lot of...
  • Indiana GOP drops anti-union bill, but Democrats stay out of state (Chicken Rino!)

    02/23/2011 3:23:46 PM PST · by tobyhill · 100 replies
    cbs ^ | 2/23/2011 | Stephanie Condon
    Republican lawmakers in Indiana have given up on a controversial anti-union bill that drove Democratic legislators out of the state, but Democrats want to see other controversial bills dropped before they return, the Indianapolis Star reports. Like Wisconsin Democrats before them, Indiana Democrats yesterday fled their state to stall a vote on a state bill that would weaken unions. But while the legislative battle rages on in Wisconsin, the Indiana labor measure known as the "right to work" bill is now effectively dead. Republicans in the state say they will move the issue to a legislative committee for review later...
  • Issa will sit with previous Democratic oversight Chairman Ed Towns at State of the Union

    01/24/2011 7:00:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/24/11 | Jonathan Strong
    Top GOP oversight official Rep. Darrell Issa announced he will sit with the previous chairman of the House oversight committee at the State of the Union, Democratic Rep. Edolphus Towns, in a move he says shows his willingness to move beyond “partisan entrenchments.” The move comes as Towns’ replacement, the newly appointed top Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings, is staking out a role of combative foil willing to fight for every inch. Issa and Towns got along well during Towns’ tenure as chairman over the last two years, but many Democrats saw Towns as a weak leader of the committee unable...
  • Toy robot detours traffic near Coors Field (Pansy Alert)

    12/07/2010 7:05:32 AM PST · by Notary Sojac · 49 replies
    Denver Post ^ | Kyle Glazier
    <p>A robot met its end near Coors Field tonight when the Denver Police Department Bomb Squad detonated the "suspicious object," bringing to an end the hours-long standoff between police and the approximately eight-inch tall figurine.</p> <p>Denver Police Spokesman Matt Murray said that a citizen called police at 3:27 p.m. to report the presence of the plastic white toy robot cemented to the base of a pillar supporting a footbridge near the intersection of 20th and Wazee streets. Police closed 20th Street between Blake Street and Chestnut Place, but did let a few people past the police tape to retreive cars parked in nearby lots. Nobody was allowed within about 100 yards of the robot.</p>
  • World hopes Obama's Guantanamo move is step toward closure

    01/21/2009 7:47:30 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 19 replies · 698+ views
    AFP ^ | January 21, 2009
    US President Barack Obama's call to suspend trials of "war on terror" suspects at Guantanamo raised hopes worldwide that the prison could be closed soon, but not all welcomed the idea of repatriating ex-inmates. EU Justice Commissioner Jacques Barrot hailed Obama's request to prosecutors as a step toward shutting the facility, which has been plagued by accusations of torture and become a symbol of US excesses. "I am delighted that one of the first acts of President Obama has been to turn the page on this sad episode of Guantanamo prison," Barrot said in a statement. He also stressed that...
  • Jumping Ship on McCain

    10/13/2008 12:23:38 PM PDT · by Obadiah · 35 replies · 1,133+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | 10/13/08 | Victor Davis Hanson
    On CNN last evening both David Gergen and Ed Rollins echoed the current mantra that the "old" noble McCain is gone-and a "new" nastier one has emerged, largely because of his attacks on Ayers, perhaps his planned future ads on Wright, and a few unhinged people shouting at his campaign stops. Recently Christopher Buckley endorsed Obama, likewise lamenting the loss of the old noble McCain. New York Times columnist David Brooks dubbed Palin a "cancer," and he suggested that Obama's instant recall of Niehbuhr sent a tingle up his leg as Obama once did to Chris Matthews as well. A...
  • This is why I hate North American hockey

    03/25/2008 6:27:58 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 106 replies · 1,744+ views
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Tuesday, March 25, 2008 | Jonathan Kay
    Whenever the subject of hockey comes up, I'm the pansy who prattles on about how much he likes the European game — the big rinks, the passing, the fast players, and — most importantly, a lack of fighting. The fighting in North American hockey is one of the main reasons I stopped paying any attention to the sport a decade ago. What kind of legitimate sport has "enforcers" — whose mission is to engage other "enforcers" in the sort of activity that would get regular people arrested if they did it outside of a bar? I guess the closest analogy...
  • Automated killer robots 'threat to humanity': expert

    02/28/2008 6:10:58 AM PST · by Ignatz · 39 replies · 168+ views
    AFP via ^ | Feb 27 | Unknown
    Increasingly autonomous, gun-totting robots developed for warfare could easily fall into the hands of terrorists and may one day unleash a robot arms race, a top expert on artificial intelligence told AFP. "They pose a threat to humanity," said University of Sheffield professor Noel Sharkey ahead of a keynote address Wednesday before Britain's Royal United Services Institute. Intelligent machines deployed on battlefields around the world -- from mobile grenade launchers to rocket-firing drones -- can already identify and lock onto targets without human help. There are more than 4,000 US military robots on the ground in Iraq, as well as...
  • Cambridge, MA Boy Scouts Accused Of Being "Too Pro-War."

    11/15/2007 5:48:39 AM PST · by suspects · 44 replies · 332+ views
    MyFox ^ | November 15, 2007 | MyFox Boston
    They were just trying to collect donations for American troops. But the Boy Scouts end up getting busted by the City of Cambridge. All their boxes were taken down at polling stations for being too "pro-war." FOX25's Ted Daniel reports from Cambridge with details.

    02/21/2007 10:50:40 AM PST · by lizol · 88 replies · 1,816+ views
    GCN ^ | 21 February 2007
    ANTI-GAY REMARKS MADE BY POLISH PRESIDENT SPARK ANGER IN IRELAND 21 February 2007 During a debate at Dublin Castle yesterday, the Polish President Lech Kaczynski said that homosexual culture was a threat to the survival of the human race and should not be promoted as an alternative lifestyle. The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) have called on the head of state to withdraw his remarks. "I'm sure that many Polish people living in Ireland are disappointed and embarrassed by these remarks," said GLEN spokesman Kieran Rose. "So I think the best thing for him to do is to withdraw...
  • When mommy goes off to war, it's rough on kids [sickening]

    11/29/2006 8:36:31 AM PST · by XR7 · 301 replies · 4,932+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 11/28/06 | Donna St. George
    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. — When they called her name, she could not move. Sgt. Leana Nishimura intended to walk up proudly, shake the dignitaries' hands and accept their honors for her service in Iraq — a special coin, a lapel pin, a glass-encased U.S. flag. But her son clung to her leg. He cried and held tight...T.J. was 9, her oldest child, and although eight months had passed since she had returned from the war zone, he was still upset by anything that reminded him of her deployment... The faraway move to live with his grandmother. The months that...
  • Bullet found in doorway!!

    11/14/2006 1:14:26 PM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 195 replies · 4,970+ views
    Guardian Series UK (East London-Essex) ^ | 11/9/06 | David Williams
    LIVE ammunition has been found lying in the doorway of a busy high street shop. The .22 calibre short round bullet was found at the entrance of the 99p Stores in Walthamstow High Street on Wednesday morning, November 1. [LETHAL: The .22 calibre bullet found in Walthamstow High Street on a market day morning (D6W1001)] Haroon Khan, who has a firearms licence and is a member of a local gun club, was alarmed to discover live ammunition in a Walthamstow doorway. The bullet, of Swiss origin, was still in its brass casing, complete with enough gunpowder for it to fire...
  • Growing number of CBS affiliates refusing to carry profanity laden program

    09/06/2006 10:46:23 AM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 329 replies · 7,264+ views
    American Family Association/Action Alert/Email | Donald E. Wildmon
    Ask the FCC to enforce broadcast decency laws should CBS air profane language during prime-time viewing hours this Sunday evening Earlier I wrote you about the plans by CBS to air "9/11" containing hardcore profanity during primetime viewing (Supreme Court's 'safe-harbour') hours when children are most likely to be watching television. The program is schedule to air this Sunday evening. Because of your actions, CBS announced they would not seek sponsors for the program. But they also said, sponsors or no sponsors, that they will not mute the profanity. A growing number of CBS affiliates have publicly stated that they...
  • FBI plans new Net-tapping push (A move to make current practices legal)

    07/09/2006 3:03:12 PM PDT · by patriot_wes · 17 replies · 708+ views
    CNET News ^ | Jul 08 06 | Declan McCullagh
    The FBI has drafted sweeping legislation that would require Internet service providers to create wiretapping hubs for police surveillance and force makers of networking gear to build in backdoors for eavesdropping, CNET has learned. FBI Agent Barry Smith distributed the proposal at a private meeting last Friday with industry representatives and indicated it would be introduced by Sen. Mike DeWine, an Ohio Republican, according to two sources familiar with the meeting. The draft bill would place the FBI's Net-surveillance push on solid legal footing. At the moment, it's ensnared in a legal challenge from universities and some technology companies...