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  • This is how many of us feel...

    12/30/2020 11:26:38 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 58 replies
    email from friend | 12/30/2020 | unknown
    This morning, I realized that everything is about to change. No matter how I vote, no matter what I say, something contrary to my belief has invaded our nation, and our lives are never going to be the same. I have been confused by the hostility of family and friends. I look at people I have known all my life— so hate-filled that they agree with opinions they would never express as their own. I think that I may well have entered the Twilight Zone. You can't justify this insanity. We have become a nation that has lost its collective...
  • Freeper Bender2 Has Passed Away

    11/18/2020 3:39:31 PM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 72 replies
    It is with deep sadness that I report that our friend Bender2, Danny Clay Lee, has passed through the vale to the other side. “Danny Lee peacefully passed away early this morning. I’ve read him many of your Facebook messages the last couple months. They brought him a little smile. - from Carey Canada” As many of you know, for me this is a real gut punch as Danny was a great friend who made us all laugh often. I met Danny once for lunch when I was on travel to Ft. Hood, TX. RIP Danny. You will be missed.
  • Ricky Martin Calls Latino Support of Trump ‘Super Sad'

    10/26/2020 2:54:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    Variety ^ | Marc Malkin
    When Joe Biden made his first trip to Florida in September as the democratic presidential nominee, he made a stop in Miami. One of the high profile names by his social-distanced side was Ricky Martin. “I’ve been supporting Biden forever,” the “Livin’ La Vida Loca” hitmaker says on an upcoming episode of the Variety and iHeart podcast “The Big Ticket.” “I think he is the only option we have and he is great and he has been in politics all his life. This is the moment. We all need to get together and be loud about the course of this...
  • Blue light blocking glasses: How much of the hype is science-based?

    09/14/2020 3:57:40 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 33 replies
    Science Based Medicine ^ | June 25, 2020 | Scott Gavura
    There is no published evidence to demonstrate that normal environmental (including electronic) exposure to blue light damages eyesight. However it is acknowledged that eye strain can occur from staring at electronics, which can cause fatigue and headaches. Regular breaks from staring at screens (large or small) is recommended to reduce eye strain. There is some evidence that blue light from electronics can disrupt circadian rhythms, however, by suppressing the production of melatonin, a hormone that regulates our sleep. This has led electronic manufacturers to offer “night light” settings that reduce the amount of blue light displayed and give your screen’s...
  • Finance Minister of German state commits suicide after worrying over coronavirus COVID-19 economic crisis

    03/29/2020 11:38:03 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 34 replies
    zee news. / msn ^ | 3/29/2020 | rovided by Zee News via msn
    Frankfurt Am Main: Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming "deeply worried" over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said Sunday (March 29, 2020).
  • Family Desperate to Find Newlywed Virginia Couple Who Were Severely Burned by New Zealand Volcano

    12/09/2019 4:19:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 54 replies
    KTLA ^ | 12/09/2019
    Barbara Barham told The Washington Post on Monday that daughter Lauren Urey, 32, and husband Matthew Urey, 36, were on their honeymoon. Barham said the couple from Richmond, Virginia, had plans to visit a live volcano and weren’t concerned about possible eruptions. Barham said she got a call sometime later from Royal Caribbean asking if she’d heard from her daughter. Then Matthew Urey’s mother called and relayed a distressing voicemail from her son. Matthew Urey’s message said “there had been a volcano eruption and they were burned very bad,” Barham said. Tourists had been exploring the moon-like surface of White...
  • 2ndDivisionVet has passed away

    11/10/2019 9:33:59 AM PST · by Vendome · 1,118 replies
    Vanity | 10/10/2019 | Vendome
    I received word from 2ndDivisionVet wife that he passed away. I am not using his real name here out of respect but, will ping his handle and his wife can if she would like. I didn't ask what he died from but, knowing him for better than 10 years, I knew of medical conditions and a few terrible Operations he had. He was a wonderful human being who cared deeply for his fellow Americans and the ideals that make this country so great that people the world over want to come here and be free, live in liberty and be...
  • Holly O’Donnell, abortion industry whistleblower, has passed away

    11/05/2019 4:25:28 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | October 2, 2018 | Kelli
    The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) announced the death of Holly O’Donnell in a Facebook post yesterday. Holly, a former fetal tissue procurement technician for StemExpress turned whistleblower, was instrumental in several of the Center for Medical Progress’s investigations for its Human Capital project and Eyewitness Testimony footage. She was 27 years old. CMP wrote lovingly of Holly in a post, which reads, in part: After fighting multiple severe medical challenges, Holly passed from this life this weekend. She was 27 years old and leaves behind many friends and fellow travelers who loved her dearly and will miss her terribly....
  • Kaia Gerber is the SPITTING image of her supermodel mother Cindy Crawford as she celebrates..

    09/07/2019 8:18:00 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 75 replies
    daily mail ^ | 9/7/2019 | KELLIE CHUDZINSKI FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    She turned 18 earlier this week and is finding time to celebrate in the middle of New York Fashion Week. And Kaia Gerber looked the spitting image of her supermodel mother Cindy Crawford as she headed to her birthday bash at New York's The Edition Hotel, on Friday night, alongside her friends and family. The 18-year-old runway star showed off her model figure in a leather dominatrix-inspired Versace ensemble.
  • 12-year-old triplets in as a BIRTHDAY PRESENT for Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, unsealed documents claim

    08/19/2019 5:04:22 PM PDT · by MNDude · 55 replies
    ...French girls, believed to be sisters, were a gift from Epstein's longtime acquaintance and frequent guest Jean-Luc Brunel. 'Jeffrey bragged after he met them that they were 12-year-olds and flown over from France because they're really poor over there, and their parents needed the money or whatever the case is and they were absolutely free to stay and flew out,' Giuffre said. She said she saw the three girls with her own eyes and that Epstein had repeatedly described to her how the girls had massaged him and performed oral sex on him. They were flown back to France the...
  • Osteens attend LGBTQ-themed Lady Gaga concert

    06/29/2019 7:25:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/29/2019 | unknown
    Megachurch speaker and author Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria were among a number of celebrities, including drag queens, actors and music industry personalities, who attended the “SiriusXM and Pandora Present Lady Gaga at the Apollo” concert on Monday night in New York City. The two posed on the carpet for a photograph next to a SiriusXM/Pandora/Lady Gaga backdrop, which is posted online. “Are you ready to [expletive] party tonight? Are we making history?” Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, asked the crowd as she opened the show, according to the New York Daily News. The popular music streaming...
  • Ex-Fiancee to Be Charged With Killing Missing Texas Girl After Blood, Signs of Decay Found

    05/13/2019 1:50:07 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 10 replies
    KTLA ^ | 13 May 2019
    A little more than a week ago, the man who was watching 4-year-old Maleah Davis told police he, the young girl and her brother were abducted by three Hispanic men who knocked him unconscious. When he awoke on the side of a road after nearly 24 hours, he said the young girl wasn’t there. Footage shows Maleah never left the apartment
  • The heartbreaking story of Laika; the first dog into outer space

    04/27/2019 2:33:19 AM PDT · by vannrox · 21 replies
    EnglishRussia.com ^ | 15jan19 | tim
    Posted on January 15, 2019 by tim On November 3rd, 1957 a space rocket was launched from Baikonur which brought a Sputnik-2 satellite to the Earth orbit. This was the second man made space ship on the Earth orbit. And differently from its predecessor it was a much complex ship. It’s weight was just around a half ton. It looked like a conical capsule of 4 meter tall. It had a few chambers for scientific devices, radio, telemetric system, program module and a system to support temperature and air to the cabin. But most importantly this was a first space ship with...
  • Really enjoying the stealth censorship here.

    04/23/2019 12:01:31 AM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 121 replies
    This place is getting more like facebook and twitter, stealthly deleting posts for not stated reasons. Sometimes whole topics. You don't know they're gone until you browse your comments and find they don't exist anymore. Way to go censors. 20+ year guy here and i will say this is a new level of low. Read it while you can, i am sure whoever's deleting comments tonight will not want to have this out there.
  • Stunning Survey Shows Half Of Americans Don’t Know All First Amendment Freedoms(and more)

    03/21/2019 12:17:19 PM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    studyfinds.org ^ | 3/21/2019 | Unknown
    Nearly 6 in 10 Americans believe the First Amendment is under threat, according to a new survey, yet a large portion of respondents couldn’t correctly name what the amendment protects. Of the 2,000 adults who took part in the poll, half thought that “liberty” is one of the five freedoms protected by the First Amendment, while nearly half (49 percent) believed “the pursuit of happiness” was included. Thankfully, only 3 percent named “life” as one of the protected freedoms. What’s more, barely more than a quarter (26 percent) of participants knew how many amendments even comprise the Bill of Rights....
  • 10 Days of Eating Fat, for My Mental Health

    01/28/2018 6:22:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 75 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | JANUARY 26, 2018 | Susie Neilson
    It’s January, which means there’s still time to curb your existential dread about the passing of time with a few resolutions. Why not try a new diet? You could go Mediterranean, vegan, DASH — or you could just eat bacon and eggs and butter for the rest of the year. Perhaps you’ve heard of this bacon-based weight-loss plan: It’s called the ketogenic diet. And while it’s not without its critics, over the last few years “keto” has attracted throngs of devout followers who bless the diet for its fat-torching properties, claiming immense weight loss while maintaining energy and fullness. Keto...
  • Young firefighter suffers irreversible brain damage after battling wildfires

    09/03/2018 10:18:17 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    katu ^ | 09/02/2018
    Miller Timber Services says he was part of a hand crew who dug fire containment lines and helped with fire mop-up duties. He was contracted out to Garner Complex Fire in southern Oregon in July; he even spent his 20th birthday on the fire line. Most recently, he battled the Horns Mountain Fire in south Washington before returning home last Monday. The next day, his parents say his roommates found him unconscious in his apartment. He hasn't woken up since, leaving his parents with an impossible decision. … His parents say when Eric came home, he developed pneumonia which then...
  • I Regret Having My Child Because I Miss The Life I Could Have Had

    07/31/2018 9:54:28 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 118 replies
    Your Tango ^ | 07/30/18 | Lola Stark
    Selfish? Totally. I have one boy. He’s the most special of all special boys and handsome as can be. But he’s autistic. .... All the incidentals and help my friends have, I do not. All the typical milestones my friends get to enjoy and show off, I do not. Before I met my husband, I dreamt of a life similar to that of Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City. I know — it’s nauseating for me, too — but that’s the time I grew up in. I wanted to be a writer, living in NYC, in a fabulous apartment,...
  • My sad mind about America

    07/17/2018 5:57:43 PM PDT · by HiTech RedNeck · 113 replies
    Jul 17, 2018 | Htrn
    I am sad for America
  • McCain urges Senate to reject Haspel’s nomination

    05/09/2018 8:03:57 PM PDT · by libh8er · 95 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/09/2018 | BY JACQUELINE THOMSEN AND BRETT SAMUELS
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) came out against Gina Haspel, President Trump’s nominee to be CIA director, on Wednesday after her confirmation hearing in the Senate. In a break with President Trump, McCain urged his Senate colleagues to vote against Haspel, charging that "her refusal to acknowledge torture’s immorality is disqualifying." McCain said Haspel in speaking to the Senate Intelligence Committee failed to address his concerns about her role in an enhanced interrogation program during the George W. Bush administration. The methods used in that program are now widely regarded as torture. Haspel cannot afford to lose any additional Republican support....