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  • Mars Is A Hell Hole

    03/04/2021 1:49:22 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 142 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 26/2/21 | Shannon Stirone
    There’s no place like home—unless you’re Elon Musk. A prototype of SpaceX’s Starship, which may someday send humans to Mars, is, according to Musk, likely to launch soon, possibly within the coming days. But what motivates Musk? Why bother with Mars? A video clip from an interview Musk gave in 2019 seems to sum up Musk’s vision—and everything that’s wrong with it. ....Sagan believed that if we had a photo of ourselves from this distance, it would forever alter our perspective of our place in the cosmos. But there Musk cuts himself off and begins to laugh. He says with...
  • David Hogg: ‘Ridiculous’ That ‘It’s on the Survivors of Gun Violence to Stand Up to Gun Violence’

    01/28/2021 7:04:39 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/28/2021 | Trent Baker
    Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor David Hogg on Thursday spoke with CNN’s “New Day” after video surfaced of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), before being in office, grilling Hogg over his gun control activism. Hogg questioned why “corrupted” elected officials would rather protect guns than children. He then said it is “ridiculous” that “it’s on the survivors of gun violence to stand up to gun violence.”
  • D.C. Mayor Bowser: Dem-Led House, Senate Will Pass D.C. Statehood, Bring It to Biden’s Desk

    01/22/2021 11:54:26 PM PST · by knighthawk · 106 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 22 2021 | Pam Key
    Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told “Just the News” on Friday that the Democratic-led Senate and House will vote in favor of statehood for the District of Columbia and send the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk, who has expressed support for D.C. statehood in the past. Bowser said, “The nation’s capital, the federal enclave, continues to exist as the nation’s capital and everything outside of those new boundaries becomes the 51st state. Our congresswoman – we had our first successful vote on statehood in the House of Representatives last year. She reintroduced the bill. She has a record number...
  • Bill Gates Becomes America’s Largest Farmland Owner With Shock Purchase Of 242,000 Acres, Will It Be For Food Production Or FEMA Camps For Anti-Vaxxers?

    01/16/2021 11:12:26 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 60 replies
    nteb ^ | 1/15/21 | Geoffrey Grider
    Microsoft founder Bill Gates is now the owner of the most farmland in the United States, according to Land Report. The Land Report researchers concluded that Gates, now the fourth richest man in the world, and his wife, Melinda, own 242,000 acres of farmland. Everything Bill Gates does comes with an ulterior motive attached to it, he is not the type of person given to spontaneous acts of anything. Gates is the world’s largest private donor to the WHO, but that $4 billion bought him the street cred he needed to pretend he’s an epidemiologist. It allowed him to become...
  • Army: Up to 25,000 National Guard in DC for Biden inauguration

    01/15/2021 4:28:55 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 137 replies ^ | 01/15/21 | Ellen Mitchell
    As many as 25,000 National Guard troops will be in Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week, the Army confirmed on Friday. The Defense Department authorized up to 25,000 service members — an increase of 5,000 from numbers confirmed earlier this week — to support the “federal law enforcement mission and security preparations” in the inauguration, as led by the Secret Service, according to an Army statement. “Our National Guard soldiers and airmen are set around the city to protect our nation's Capital,” National Guard Bureau Chief Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson said in the statement. Every state and...
  • Was Queen Charlotte Black? Here’s what we know.

    12/27/2020 8:32:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 71 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 27, 2020 | DeNeen L. Brown
    In “Bridgerton,” the new Shonda Rhimes period drama on Netflix, the lords and ladies of early 19th century Britain are depicted as Black as well as White. Why? Washington Post television critic Hank Stuever explains it this way: “A Black character stops to explain, grandly, how and why this society came to be integrated. (Answer: because the queen is a person of color.) Not only does it not make much sense, but it seems like an unnecessary wrench thrown into a completely sensible and revisionary romp: People of color are here because they should have been here all along. Isn’t...
  • Woke Art Centre Celebrates Beethoven Birthday with Portrait of Composer as a Black Man

    12/18/2020 12:31:22 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 56 replies
    breitbart ^ | 18 Dec 2020 | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    The Centre of Fine Arts in Brussels announced the celebration of the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven by posting a portrait of the composer as a black African man. The centre, also known as BOZAR, published a post on Wednesday of a still from a video entitled “Black Beethoven” by American artist Terry Adkins, which features a portrait of the late 18th and early 19th-century composer depicted a young black man with dreadlocks. “In the work, Adkins presents a portrait of the iconic composer that slowly morphs into that of a young black man with short dreadlocks and back...
  • Dems to bring Impeachment - to block SCOTUS appointment

    09/20/2020 9:43:44 AM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 161 replies
    Stephanopoulus ^ | 09/20/20 | Self Vanity
    Self: Just heard George Stephanopoulus on the Radio say he was told the Dems have plans to Impeach Trump and/or Barr to prevent the SCOTUS hearings and Vote. Impeachment, Schiff is ready.
  • Will the Dems EVER Stop Pulling the Football??

    01/31/2020 2:13:47 PM PST · by originalbuckeye · 34 replies
    1/31/20 | Originalbuckeye
    Will the Pubbies EVER stand up to the constant moving of the goalposts??? THE HOUSE conducted the Trial and the Republicans weren’t allowed to call witnesses and NOW the Dems want to call MORE of THEIR witnesses, where WE have the majority???
  • Trump Backs Away From Further Military Conflict with Iran

    01/08/2020 8:59:29 AM PST · by edwinland · 45 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 1/8/2019 | New York Times
    The morning after Iranian missiles fell on bases housing American troops in Iraq, the president said no Americans were harmed and Iran now “appears to be standing down.” [rest is paywalled -- and irrelevant anyway]
  • Union raises money to help U.S. diplomats pay impeachment legal bills

    11/18/2019 4:08:35 PM PST · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/18/2019 | Arshad Mohammed
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The union representing U.S. diplomats said on Monday it has raised tens of thousands of dollars in the last week alone to help defray the legal costs of foreign service officers who have testified in U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry. The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) also issued a statement defending U.S. diplomats after Trump criticized several of those who have appeared before Congress and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said nothing specific in their support.
  • Trump Hints at Becoming King of Israel (??!!)

    11/16/2019 11:35:56 PM PST · by robowombat · 51 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | November 13, 2019 , 1:37 pm | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    Trump Hints at Becoming King of Israel By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz November 13, 2019 , 1:37 pm I will make them a single nation in the land, on the hills of Yisrael, and one king shall be king of them all. Never again shall they be two nations, and never again shall they be divided into two kingdoms.” Ezekiel 37:22 (The Israel Bible™) (Breaking Israel News) FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsAppPrintShare2,247 At a super donor event, Being blessed by Jews as a King, Trump suggested he may take on a new role: Prime Minister of Israel. President Trump took time from his busy schedule...

    11/14/2019 9:15:06 AM PST · by Ben Mugged · 24 replies
    Friends email | 14 november 2019 | me
    My takeaway from yesterday's impeachment hearings was simply; Are you kidding me? Both witnesses, career diplomats William Taylor and George Kent assigned to the Ukraine offered little more than hearsay. Both men, knowledgeable about the Ukraine, including the high level of corruption in government offered nothing more that “I heard this or that, or “he said, or “she said”, or “I think possibly…”, “I believe this or that,” and it appears maybe.. and so on. To me it was laughable. Frantically stirring this empty pot of hearsay was Democrat Adam Schiff, the hearing chairman. Sort of funny watching Schiff getting...
  • A Warning: The Medieval Reenactment “Society for Creative Anachronism” (SCA) is a SEX CULT

    08/24/2019 10:03:40 AM PDT · by surroundedbyblue · 40 replies
    Barnhardt.Biz ^ | 8/23/2019 | Ann Barnhardt
    EXTREME ADULT CONTENT ALERT. ADULT EYES ONLY. This piece has been a long time coming. I was alerted to this a few years ago, researched it, saw it was true, and then heard enough other anecdotes from across North America to become convinced (with encouragement) that a warning needs to go out, especially to those in Trad Catholic parishes. The best way to protect oneself from sex predators is INFORMATION. We’ve probably all been to a Renaissance Fair or at least heard of people who go off on weekends and do Medieval/Renaissance role playing/reenactment stuff. People make their own costumes,...
  • The revenge of Rod Rosenstein

    03/02/2019 10:20:29 PM PST · by be-baw · 59 replies
    As special counsel Robert Mueller prepares his final report and Congress ramps up its own investigations, we soon will have answers to questions over collusion, obstruction, and Russian influence. Yet, President Trump may answer one of the most intriguing questions of all: Is it better to fight one horse-sized duck or a hundred duck-sized horses? New developments make it likely that Trump will fight a hundred duck-sized horses, in the form of alleged collateral crimes rather than collusion. None appears life threatening in their own right, so the real question here is what they will represent collectively during the next...
  • ‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Attacked in Possible Hate Crime: Police (TMZ spreads fake news)

    01/29/2019 12:57:00 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 30 replies
    daily beast ^ | 1/29/19
    TMZ reported that the attackers shouted “This is MAGA country,” but police told the Beast, “There is no report of that being said.”
  • More than 44K sign open letter to Trump saying he’s not welcome in Pittsburgh

    10/29/2018 4:00:00 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 136 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 29, 2018
    More than 44,000 people have signed an open letter from progressive Jewish leaders saying President Trump is not welcome in Pittsburgh until he denounces white nationalism. Eleven members of the Pittsburgh affiliate of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice penned a letter to Trump following Saturday's shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue that left 11 congregants dead. "President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you stop targeting and endangering all minorities," the letter reads. "President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you cease your assault on immigrants and refugees."
  • Connecticut assault victim gets 18 months in jail for stabbing attacker

    07/06/2018 8:55:35 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/06/18
    A Connecticut man who was assaulted by three juveniles while at work has been sentenced to prison for stabbing one of the attackers. The Connecticut Post reports 21-year-old Jeffrey Sumpter of Bridgeport received 18 months in jail Monday at a Stamford courthouse. The paper reported that Sumpter — who was convicted of felony first-degree assault — also will have to spend three years following his release on probation. If he breaks the law during that time, Sumpter could be made to serve all or part of a 42-month prison sentence. Sumpter was working at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Norwalk...
  • Examining a potential SCOTUS nominee's odd social media habits

    07/01/2018 5:51:58 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 36 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 6/30/2018 | Adia Robinson
    On New Year’s Eve, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Don Willett channeled Rick Astley by tweeting “People of Earth—In 2018, @JusticeWillett will never: give you up, let you down, run around, desert you, make you cry, say goodbye, tell a lie, hurt you.” Before that, Willett, at the time a justice on the Supreme Court of Texas, tweeted out his son confusing “Eminem” and “eminent,” a picture of three puppies and a picture of cornbread shaped like his home state. But with Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announcing his retirement on Wednesday, and Willett’s name appearing on a list...
  • 20 Preppers Speculate What Civil War 2.0 Would Look Like in America

    06/30/2018 2:10:03 AM PDT · by vannrox · 153 replies
    Organic Prepper ^ | August 24, 2017 | Editorial staff
    Share692 Tweet Pin5 Shares 697 If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! The division in America has become so dramatic over the past year that many people can only foresee it heading one place: Civil War.ThereÂ’s a pronounced uptick in violence and protests (often going hand in hand.) Free speech is being crushed by the opposition with the mere threat of violent responses. Statues and memorials are being vandalized or defended. Protesters show up armed and armored, ready for battle. The media throws gasoline on these flames with reports solely...