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  • Baltimore police using less force amid ongoing reform effort

    01/26/2023 1:28:32 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-26-2023 | AP
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Since the Baltimore Police Department started overhauling its practices through a series of court-ordered reforms in 2017, officers have become significantly less likely to use force against members of the public, such as brandishing a service weapon, deploying a stun gun or striking an uncooperative suspect into compliance. But the agency still needs to improve its ability to hold wayward officers accountable and address a dire staffing shortage, according to testimony Thursday in federal court in Baltimore. With a mix of praise and admonishment, the discussion focused on recent developments in a yearslong effort to enact sweeping...
  • R.I.P. Splash Mountain

    01/25/2023 7:12:05 PM PST · by River Hawk · 37 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | January 24, 2023 | John Hirschauer
    It is unbecoming of an adult to speak publicly about Disney theme parks, but I lament the demise of Splash Mountain. The log flume coaster, which featured characters from the controversial 1946 film Song of the South, was one of the most popular features of Disney's American parks, and revitalized a previously quiet corner of Disneyland. Yesterday, on its final day, a massive crowd stood shoulder to shoulder outside the attraction, waiting one last time to descend into its famous briar pit.
  • The Language Police at Stanford and USC

    01/15/2023 2:09:33 PM PST · by Fiji Hill · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | January 14, 2023 | Gad Saad
    The Stanford document in question: https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/stanfordlanguage.pdf The USC letter can be seen in the following tweet: https://twitter.com/GadSaad/status/1613154300036800512?s=20&t=TRhy0Pe4juil4KYsOnqXHw My Psychology Today article from which I read: On the Follies of the Politically Correct Language Police.
  • PC shipments saw their largest decline ever last quarter

    01/15/2023 6:01:18 AM PST · by fluorescence · 47 replies
    Engadget ^ | January 11, 2023
    It's no secret that the conditions were ripe for a steep drop in PC demand this holiday, but now it's clear just how bad that plunge really was. Gartner and IDC estimate PC shipments fell by more than 28 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2022. That's the steepest quarterly decline Gartner has ever recorded — no mean feat when it began tracking the computer market in the 1990s. Both analyst groups also saw yearly shipments fall by more than 16 percent in 2022 compared to the year earlier. Some manufacturers suffered more of a blow than others. The...
  • VIDEO: Hilarious Response to Liberals Whining Over "LatinX" Banned in Arkansas

    01/14/2023 1:27:24 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 14, 2023 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOAs expected liberals went into whining mode over new Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders issuing an executive order banning state government from using the offensive PC term "LatinX." The liberals may whine but here is an HILARIOUS response to their angst.
  • College Football Announcer 'Indefinitely Suspended' After Insensitive Comment

    12/30/2022 3:32:40 PM PST · by Fiji Hill · 91 replies
    The Spun ^ | December 30, 2022 | Chris Rosvoglou
    During the Duke's Mayo Bowl this Friday afternoon, NC State play-by-play announcer Gary Hahn apparently made a reference to "illegal aliens." Several people reportedly heard Hahn say "down among all the illegal aliens in El Paso it’s UCLA leading Pitt" while providing the score of the Sun Bowl. Hahn's employer, Learfield Communications, wasted no time disciplining him for his actions. The company announced that Hahn has been suspended indefinitely. Kyle Winchester, the general manager of Wolfpack Sports Properties, released a statement on Hahn. "Learfield has suspended Wolfpack Sports Network Play-by-Play announcer Gary Hahn indefinitely following comments made during today's Duke...
  • The White Supremacist Origins of Exercise, and 6 Other Surprising Facts About the History of U.S. Physical Fitness

    12/29/2022 9:59:54 AM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 30 replies
    Time ^ | December 28th, 2022 | Olivia B. Waxman
    How did U.S. exercise trends go from reinforcing white supremacy to celebrating Richard Simmons? That evolution is explored in a new book by a historian of exercise, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, author of the book Fit Nation: The Gains and Pains of America’s Exercise Obsession, out Jan. 2023. Nowadays, at the beginning of every New Year, many Americans hit the gym to work off their holiday feasts. This momentum usually starts to fade in mid-January, according to a 2019 analysis of data on fitness tracking apps by Bloomberg. But such new year’s resolutions are pretty new—as is the concept of exercise...
  • Computer audio jack / plug question

    12/23/2022 8:58:52 PM PST · by Paul R. · 39 replies
    Me | 12/23/2022 | Paul R.
    Ok, so I'm behind on computer tech: So far as I can tell, most current desktop and laptop computers have gone to* a single (TRRS) Tip-Ring-Ring-Sleeve audio jack (plug) for audio in and out, configured as: Tip = Out/Left, Outer Ring = Out/Right, Inner Ring = Ground, Sleeve = Mic/In. Well, hooey bluey, this means there's no stereo line input... Is the best option to use a stereo-line-to-USB adaptor?**
  • Woke Comic Books

    12/21/2022 12:27:45 AM PST · by Main Street · 27 replies
    townhall ^ | Dec 21, 2022 | John Stossel
    Did you know that Superman's son is bisexual? So is Batman's sidekick, Robin, and lots of other superheroes created by Marvel and DC Comics. The author of the bisexual Superman story says gay people write to say they "burst into tears" when they saw that the characters had become gay. While it's nice to make LGBTIQ+ people feel more welcome in the world, not everyone is happy. They became bisexual "out of nowhere!" complains comic creator Eric July in my new video. "They make it seem as if the only way that you can relate to a character is because...
  • Classic Video of Rush Limbaugh Destroying Woke ‘Virtue-Signaling’ in 1993 is as Relevant as Ever

    11/07/2022 7:52:04 AM PST · by montag813 · 26 replies
    Right News Now ^ | 11-07-2022 | Paul Sacca
    by Paul SaccaIn a video clip from nearly three decades ago, the legendary Rush Limbaugh was able to obliterate the concept of virtue-signaling, and did so in a mere 45 seconds.The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines virtue-signaling as: "The act or practice of conspicuously displaying one's awareness of and attentiveness to political issues, matters of social and racial justice, etc., especially instead of taking effective action." According to an article in the Boston Globe, the word "virtue-signaling" first surfaced in online message boards in 2004. In 2015, The Spectator published an article titled: "The awful rise of virtue signaling." Google Trends shows...
  • Pedro Martinez Calls Cleveland Team 'Indians' Repeatedly on Playoff Pregame Broadcast

    10/17/2022 5:14:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 92 replies
    TBS Broadcast | 11/17
    My friend was telling me he was watching the pregame show for the MLB playoff game between the New York Yankees and the now Cleveland Guardians. [The game is currently rained out] The announcers are Ernie Johnson and Hall-of-Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez. Martinez started calling them the Indians, and Johnson tried to current him, but Martinez just keeps calling them the Indians. Johnson was visibly annoyed and kept saying, "You mean Guardians." Even after the commercial break, he came back and said Indians. And Johnson was saying Guardians as many times as he could, and it became passive aggressive
  • Caller ID on PC

    08/22/2022 6:16:18 PM PDT · by chuckles · 22 replies
    vanity | 08-22-2022 | chuckles
    A couple of years ago I disconnected from Direct TV. I really miss caller ID coming up on the TV to identify a caller. I now use a laptop to feed my HDMI jack my video's. The laptop has a modem on Com 3 that is capable of caller ID. I haven't been able to find a software solution for the laptop to display a number so I can sit in my Lazyboy and see if I want to get up to answer the phone. I've downloaded a couple of programs that say they work, but I'm unable to make...
  • Baltimore city Health Commissioner discusses monkeypox

    07/26/2022 2:58:51 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 13 replies
    WBFF FOX 45 News ^ | 7/26/22 | N/A
    Baltimore Health Commissioner discusses distributing monkeypox vaccines. Unbelievable. Check out ESPECIALLY at c. 5:40 mark, where she starts about the “truly marginalized” and puts CLASSIC spin on LGBTQ weirdoes being most likely to get this disease! Her descriptions are even pretty sick - basically condoning really immoral behavior, like “transactional sex” that they “rely on”.
  • Searches for Sapir Nahum - the Arab [Muslim, ex] spouse in custody

    06/06/2022 6:01:03 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 9 replies
    Hakol, Mako, Jpost ^ | June 6, 2022
    Searches for Sapir Nahum - the Arab [Muslim, ex] spouse in custody Former spouse, nationalist and criminal offender, "Tiktok star" who published videos about Jewish women who (allegedly, he claims) "converted" [sic] to Islam and took part in the riots in Acre during the "5781 [2021] riots" Shalom Friedman, 7 Sivan 5782 - 06/06/2022 Police are conducting extensive searches for Sapir Nahum, who disappeared about 4 days ago, and suspect that her Arab partner is involved in her disappearance. Sapir Nahum (24), a mother of two children from Acre, disappeared last Thursday after she was reportedly seen getting in the...
  • CBS Cop Show: 'White Domestic Terrorists' Angry at Taxes, Gas Prices & Property Rights

    05/10/2022 3:02:56 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 53 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 9 May 2022 | Elise Ehrhard
    In the world of CBS' S.W.A.T., red flags of a domestic terrorist include anger over high taxes and gas prices, along with concern about property rights. On Sunday's episode, 'Quandary,' domestic terrorists attempt to kidnap and kill a fictional governor of California. The S.W.A.T. officers first learn about the threat of these men after stumbling upon a cache of illegal weapons from a ghost gun dealer. The dealer is making automatic rifles with the help of a 3-D printer. (Coincidentally, hostility to ghost guns is also the latest focus of the White House's gun control agenda.) The terrorists in the...
  • How to Build a New PC For Linux

    04/15/2022 5:45:53 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 36 replies
    maketecheasier ^ | 12 April 2022 | Ramces Red
    Oftentimes you will receive a recommendation to install Linux on an older PC. Doing that can certainly revive those old computers and make them usable today. However, Linux also works extremely well on new and modern hardware. Knowing that, this article aims to walk you through the process of building a new PC for Linux. This includes all you need to know about hardware support and the different distributions that you can install. Further, this article also aims to provide an all-purpose setup that you can build now and use with Linux.Let’s Talk HardwareFor the most part, Linux has excellent...
  • Disney’s Business Model is Turning Kids Into Dysfunctional Adults Its customer base isn’t kids. It’s messed up adults.

    04/08/2022 2:38:42 PM PDT · by dennisw · 29 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | Fri Apr 8, 2022 | Daniel Greenfiel
    “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children," Walt Disney once said. Walt’s unique strategy of building an entertainment empire for kids once made Disney a trusted source of family entertainment. That didn’t last long after Walt's death as Disney started releasing R-rated movies and adult television programming under the Touchstone label. A decade later, Disney bought Harvey Weinstein’s Miramax. During the 90s, while Disney's more family friendly brand was releasing animated cartoons, Miramax featured Pulp Fiction, Trainspotting, and the Scream sequels. During this time Weinstein was accused of sexual harassment and assaults. Some of this was taking...
  • Disney Tried to Pressure Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Into Bowing to the Woke Mob — Here's How That Went

    03/09/2022 8:16:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Red State ^ | 03/09/2022 | Bonchie
    One of the dumbest stories currently happening in the country involves the Parental Rights in Education bill, which recently made it through the Florida legislature. It is now headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk, and he’s promised to sign it into law.So, why is a bill that simply provides more power to parents and more accountability to educators being so maligned? The answer is that it dares to disallow teaching sexual and gender ideology to Pre-K through third-grade students (that translates to ages 3-7). I know — the absolute horror of small children not being exposed to such things without...
  • Is Scholastic Press Creating a Generation of Illiterate White Boys?

    02/23/2022 8:27:10 AM PST · by Starman417 · 58 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-22-22 | Brother Bob
    PJ Media's Matt Margolis recently wrote an excellent piece about the kids' book publisher Scholastic Press pushing the extremism of The Radical Left onto our kids. The post went up shortly after I found myself scratching my head at the flyer from Scholastic that Little Bob had brought home from school. Of course, if we see something that will capture his imagination and stoke a desire to read I don't mind eating a few bucks. After he & Sister Babe looked through it together, Little Bob wasn't all that interested in anything. So I decided to flip through and now...
  • Men and the Future of America

    02/04/2022 6:07:08 AM PST · by Heartlander · 10 replies
    American Mind ^ | 02.03.2022 | Thomas D. Klingenstein
    Men and the Future of AmericaSenator Josh Hawley has struck a powerful rhetorical blow against woke communism.Senator Josh Hawley recently gave a much commented upon speech on the virtues of masculinity. It was a very fine speech; indeed, it may have been one of the most significant senatorial speeches of his generation.Hawley understands that the traditional traits of masculinity—stoicism, competitiveness, conquest, achievement and aggression—are good and necessary for a self-governing society, as long as they are channeled into behaviors, such as productive work and providing for a family, that serve the common good. He also knows that if these natural...