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  • YMCA Virtual Drag Storytime with Mercury Poisoning (Shoreline WA)

    06/17/2021 5:56:57 PM PDT · by llevrok · 17 replies
    Eventbrite ^ | 6/17/2021
    Mercury Poisoning will be leading us through a drag story time hour with some fun dancing and live interactive opportunities.Mercury Poisoning is a drag queen from Saint Charles, MO. She has been performing for seven years in a variety of shows, getting her start at Lindenwood University where she created the annual drag show. Throughout the years, Mercury has performed at various events with Pride St. Charles. Through Pride, Mercury has been able to reach local youth by hosting a story hour during each year’s festival. Along with that, Mercury has done numerous story times with the Saint Charles County...
  • Why Are All the Experts Such Dopes?

    06/07/2021 3:32:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | June 7, 2021 | Kurt Schlichter
    The great progressive dream is to dispense with rule by us mere citizens in favor of a government staffed by technocratic, disinterested experts who selflessly apply the principles of science (social science and real science) to create a better, more efficient, effective, and impactful society. Of course, the progressive advocates of expertocracy assume that those experts will share their coastal, urban and blue perspectives, mores, and values – funny how that works. And it has been working, for them at least. We normals are now expected to defer and submit to the commands of unelected functionaries bossing us around for...
  • GOP sees opening to revive attacks on Fauci in email trove

    06/05/2021 4:30:27 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 5, 2021 | By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER
    WASHINGTON - Dr. Anthony Fauci has been a political lightning rod since the early days of the pandemic, lionized by the left as a beacon of truth in an administration that badly mismanaged the pandemic and villainized by the right as a misguided, spotlight-seeking bureaucrat seeking to undermine former President Donald Trump. But with the release of a trove of Fauci’s emails this week, Republicans’ attacks on the nation’s top government infectious-diseases expert have gone into overdrive. On conservative news channels, Fauci — who now serves as President Joe Biden’s pandemic adviser — has been pilloried as a liar who...
  • Free speech under attack

    05/30/2021 12:53:32 PM PDT · by TBP · 5 replies
    The New York Post ^ | May 29, 2021 | Michael Goodwin
    It has been said that “everything is about sex, except sex, which is about power.” An intriguing notion, but incomplete. Speech, especially the fight to control the speech of others, is also about power. How else to describe Facebook’s ban on users sharing the claim the COVID-19 virus came from a Chinese lab? The sudden lifting of the ban, following a White House plan to investigate the pandemic’s cause, only underscores the social media giant’s desire to restrict ­users’ speech. Now you can’t, now you can. ­Either way, it’s speech control. If just Facebook and others in Big Tech lusted...
  • Stop Calling Them Progressives!

    05/24/2021 6:49:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | May 24, 2021 | Joy Overbeck
    When I hear prominent conservative media commentators and brainy columnists call America-haters bent on destroying our noble Constitutional Republic “progressives” I feel the top of my head may fly up and stick on the ceiling. They should know better. The sickening behavior of these tyrannical anarchists are the very opposite of progressive which Webster defines as “continuous improvement; the development of an individual or group in a direction considered more beneficial than and superior to the previous level.” There’s nothing beneficial for us as citizens or our nation about lawlessness, destruction of private property by black-masked Antifa terrorists, attacks on...
  • Gun violence in NYC reaches another high with 10 shootings in 24 hours [progressive violence]

    05/07/2021 3:10:07 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 33 replies
    CBS NY ^ | May 7, 2021
    CBS New York (@CBSNewYork) Tweeted: CBS2 News At 6: Gun violence in NYC reaches another high with 10 shootings in 24 hours. Plus, Rutgers University cancels commencement, and more. Watch live on CBSN New York:
  • The Insanity of the Left's 'Let the Kids Have Their Knife Fights' Argument

    04/28/2021 7:35:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | April 28, 2021 | John Kass
    One of the more insane developments from the tragic shooting death of knife wielding Ma'Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, has been the emergence of a desperate fantasy from the political left: The "Let the kids have their knife fights" coalition that must think "West Side Story" is real life. Valerie Jarrett, the former Obama administration adviser, offered her idiotic notion, echoed by many others. "A Black teenage girl named Ma'Khia Byrant was killed because a police officer immediately decided to shoot her multiple times in order to break up a knife fight," Jarrett tweeted. "Demand accountability. Fight for justice. #BlackLivesMatter."...
  • West Virginia dominates list of 25 coal communities that are focus of federal economic effort

    04/25/2021 5:50:22 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 27 replies
    WV Metro News ^ | April 24, 2021 | Brad McElhinny
    West Virginia communities are at the top of the list for a federal interagency organization aiming to support struggling coalfields residents. The task force that reports to President Joe Biden has started identifying federal funding to try to help, named a West Virginian as its executive director and has promised to embark on a series of town halls to hear from residents. The White House Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization also named 25 areas that need help. No. 1 was southern West Virginia. No. 3 was the area surrounding Wheeling, which means West...
  • AOC says President Joe Biden has 'exceeded' the expectations of progressives so far - but she wants to see how he handles 'inadequate' $2trillion infrastructure legislation

    04/24/2021 11:29:18 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 24 2021 | CHRISTOPHER EBERHART
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said President Joe Biden's first 100 days 'have been impressive' and 'exceeded' the expectations of Democrat progressives. The New York congresswoman said during a virtual town hall meeting: 'The Biden administration and President Biden have definitely exceeded expectations that progressives had. 'I'll be frank, I think a lot of us expected a much more conservative administration.
  • Where Are LeBron and the Media? 13-Year-Old Cincinnati Girl Stabbed to Death by Another 13-Year-Old Girl

    04/22/2021 8:15:16 PM PDT · by TBP · 17 replies
    Red State ^ | Apr 22, 2021 8:15 PM ET | Shipwreckedcrew
    It is approximately 110 miles between Columbus, Ohio, and Cincinnati, Ohio. But apparently, news travels slowly between those two communities because LeBron James and the national media have not yet mentioned Monday’s death of 13-year-old Nyaira Givens who was stabbed to death by another 13-year-old girl during a fight near her family’s home in Winton Hills, a suburb of Cincinnati. Joy Reid’s producers need to reach out to Mr. Jackson in Cincinnati and invite him to be a guest on her show. Bring back Prof. Cooper — Mr. Jackson might have a different perspective to offer about “young black girls.”...
  • Meteor Matters:Impact has occurred and millions have been irradiated by lunacy

    04/18/2021 1:22:45 PM PDT · by calvincaspian · 14 replies
    Thoughts from the 42nd Parallel ^ | 04-18-2021 | Tom Shattuck
    Forget Orwell’s “1984,” let’s talk about something that happened in the actual 1984. That year, the movie “Night of the Comet” appeared in theatres. It was a bad movie but the plot was interesting. In short, a comet passed close to Earth and either vaporized everyone or turned them into zombies. Almost everyone. 18-year-old Regina "Reggie" Belmont, played by actress Catherine Mary Stewart survived because she was in a steel movie projection room inside a theatre. Anyone who spent the night in a steel structure had avoided vaporization and zombification. And so it went. A small group of survivors with...
  • A Single Democrat Senator Stands in the Way of a Very Progressive Agenda

    04/07/2021 8:01:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Mish Talk ^ | 04/07/2021 | Mike Shedlock
    Senator Krysten Sinema (D, AZ), is the last major obstacle to killing the filibuster, tax hikes, the push for $15, and other Progressive agenda.Last Obstacle Standing Senator Joe Manchin (D, WV) allegedly conservative, has mostly caved in on Biden's agenda.Progressives now demand killing or gutting Senate filibuster rules. And if the filibuster falls, a Progressive minority will rule the roost.Pressure Mounts Please note Kyrsten Sinema Defends Filibuster as Pressure Mounts From Progressives.Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has emerged as the staunchest Democratic defender of the filibuster, brushing off fire from the outspoken progressive wing of her party as she tries to stake...
  • Our baizou nation

    03/27/2021 4:12:12 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 27 Mar, 2021 | Bill Hansmann
    Our Chinese friends are eating our lunch, and we seem to constantly be looking for ways to make it easier for them to do so. The flagellants are practitioners of an extreme form of mortification of their own flesh by whipping it with various instruments. It was most notably a fourteenth-century movement within the Catholic Church. It served as a sort of self-inflicted penance for the practitioners-penance for sins actual and imagined. There is a Chinese word, baizou (pronounced "bye-tsaw"), which refers insultingly to educated western people who advocate for peace and equality only to satisfy their own feelings of...
  • So-Called Progressives Try To Blame Trump's Anti-China Rhetoric For Atlanta Mass Shooting But Face Disappointment Instead

    03/17/2021 6:50:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Red State ^ | 03/17/2021 | Jeff Charles
    They really wanted it to be Trump’s fault, didn’t they? After the news broke regarding a mass shooting at three different spas in Atlanta, far leftists pounced on the story like Eric Swalwell on a Chinese spy. Several high-profile leftists on Twitter hoped speculated that as more information came out, it would be discovered that the shooter was a rabid Trump supporter inspired by the Orange Man to commit murder.On Tuesday, Robert Aaron Long allegedly shot and killed eight people at three different spa locations in Atlanta. CNN reported that “of those who died, six were Asian and two were...
  • H.R. 1 Is a Threat to American Democracy. Period.

    03/10/2021 10:41:41 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 34 replies
    National Interest ^ | 3/10/2021 | Hans von Spakovsky
    H.R. 1 would mandate same-day and automatic voter registration, and encourage vote trafficking of absentee ballots. It would eviscerate state voter ID laws and limit the ability of states to verify the accuracy of their voter registration lists. This would institutionalize the worst changes in election rules that occurred during the 2020 election. But H.R. 1 would go even further in increasing the security weaknesses inherent in the current “honor” voter registration and voting system that exists in states across the country. Anyone who doubts that fraud occurs is living in a dreamland. When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Indiana’s...
  • Lindsey Graham: 'Out Of Control' Democrats Are 'Reshaping America'

    03/07/2021 4:27:56 PM PST · by familyop · 86 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 7, 2021 | Newsmax Wires
    Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Sunday declared Democrats are "out of control" in Congress, and warned their progressive legislation is "reshaping America." "...They are changing every policy of [former President Donald] Trump that worked. We are going to be dealing with this out of control immigration." "The asylum claims are going to go through the roof..."
  • ‘30 x 30’ — Progressives pushing for massive federal land grab

    03/05/2021 2:28:01 PM PST · by george76 · 67 replies
    The Fence Post ^ | 3/5/2021 | Spike Jordan
    VALENTINE, Neb. – “Land: see Snatch.” On first look, the Biden Administration’s “30 x 30” plan looks like a scheme cooked up by Hedley Lamarr, the main villain from Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles.” However, far from the comedic genius of the late Harvey Korman, the new Federal land grab is a serious threat to private property owners in the United States. And it’s moving fast.. Just a few days into office, President Joe Biden released a flurry of executive orders, among them being through Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad” (86 Fed. Reg. 7,619), which...
  • Barbie celebrates International Women's Day with new Eleanor Roosevelt doll

    03/04/2021 6:28:56 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 4, 2021 | By Sophie Lewis
    Mattel is celebrating Women's History Month with a fitting new addition to the Barbie family: An Eleanor Roosevelt doll. Ahead of International Women's Day on Monday, Barbie announced that Eleanor Roosevelt is the latest historical role model to join its "Inspiring Women" series, which helps fund women-led research on media representation. The Dream Gap project attempts to address bias in the classroom, internalized racial bias and inequities in representation. The longest-serving first lady, Roosevelt served in the White House during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's terms in office, from 1933 to 1945. Known for her humanitarian work, the United Nations...
  • The Left In America Is Starting To Look Just Like Venezuela

    03/02/2021 9:14:48 AM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | Dinesh D'Souza
    In this video, D'Souza and his wife discuss the pattern used to take over Venezuela by socialists and how the U.S. is mirroring it.
  • The Left's Latest Battleground Is Your Neighborhood

    03/01/2021 4:18:59 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1 Mar, 2021 | Linda R. Killian
    The progressives running the Biden administration are planning a two-pronged strategy to attack traditional suburban families where they live — in their homes and schools. The Biden campaign platform, largely written by Bernie Sanders and his supporters, called for initiatives for equity in housing and education. Going forward, these will translate into actions by HUD) to assert its policy to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing (AFH) and for the Department of Education to impose Critical Race Theory (CRT) to attack both real and intellectual property. The strategy got underway with the new president's executive order on equity that calls for "an...