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  • I Ranked The Top 25 "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episodes To Celebrate Its 25th Anniversary And It Was Incredibly Difficult

    05/18/2024 7:43:00 AM PDT · by DoodleBob · 51 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | May 1, 2024 | Andrew Firriolo
    Coming home from school to watch SpongeBob was a major part of my childhood. Over the past 25 years, we've seen some truly hilarious and heartwarming episodes, complete with iconic quotes and memes that have traversed generations. So, in honor of the show's 25th anniversary, I decided to rank the top 25 episodes of all time. Let's start with some honorable mentions. Honestly, the first few seasons of SpongeBob were so strong it would be easy to argue for any episode to make the top. Here are some that came thiiiis close to making the list: • Ripped Pants (Season...
  • Outrage Over a Catholic Commencement Speech at a Catholic College

    05/18/2024 7:08:18 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 24 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 18, 2024 | dr. Michael Brown
    While a petition calling for the firing of Harrison Butker, one of the greatest placekickers in the NFL, has gained more than 100,000 signatures, sales of his jersey are skyrocketing. Why all the controversy?
  • Unpacking Ray Dalio’s Alarmist Prediction of Civil War

    05/18/2024 6:48:58 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 18 May, 2024 | Stephen Soukup
    Every time the Ray Dalios of the world open their mouths on the risks that the great unwashed masses pose to “Our Democracy™,” they make the idea of a political separation sound far more agreeable. The other day, Ray Dalio, the billionaire investor and founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Financial Times that he sees the risk of a second American civil war as “growing” and places the odds of such a war at “35-40 percent.” According to FT, Dalio’s “research” has led him to conclude that “we are now on the brink,” although we “don’t yet know if we...
  • Saturday War Room, 10AM-Noon ET

    05/18/2024 6:45:14 AM PDT · by 4Liberty · 3 replies
    America’s Voice News ^ | 05/18/2024 | Stephen K. Bannon
    PM 4Liberty, if you want On/Off this list in via Roku/AppleTV/AmazonFire with the America’s Voice App https://americasvoice.appLIVE STREAM all Bannon shows & find past episodes here: |
  • An Urgent Matter

    05/18/2024 5:18:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 11 replies ^ | 17 May, 2024 | James Howard Kunstler
    “If the government can suspend your rights anytime it deems something is a crisis, you don’t have rights. You have permissions.” — “Pismo” on “X”. While our country sleepwalks through the deadly aftermath of the evil Covid-19 operation, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts the final touches on a nice bit of f[---]ery called its Pandemic Treaty on International Health Regulations (IHR) or “One Health” initiative, a Globalist power grab disguised in the saintly white robes of public health medicine. The agreement, to be finalized at the end of this month, will cede what’s left of your liberty to this...
  • What Is The Most Pernicious Example Of "Misinformation" Currently Circulating?

    05/18/2024 4:35:38 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 42 replies
    Manhattan Contrarian ^ | 17 May, 2024 | Francis Menton
    “Misinformation” — It has been one of the most-used buzzwords of the past few years. The “misinformation” label has been applied by advocates on both sides of the political divide in the attempt to discredit their opponents. Numerous assertions that have dominated the news cycle for months or even years have ultimately proven to be completely false, that is, “misinformation.” Examples of such assertions that have been established as “misinformation” include the assertion that Trump colluded with Russia to steal the 2016 election; the assertion that the Hunter Biden laptop was a Russian plant; and the assertion that the Covid...
  • Interview with Matt Bracken 5-17-24 with Lt Col Steven Murray

    05/18/2024 4:03:07 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 4 replies
    Rumble ^ | 17 May, 2024 | LTC Steven Murray
    Discussion covers Ukraine/Russia conflict, NATO involvement, illegal immigration and military age men, what attacks on our infrastructure could look like and discussion of his new book to be delivered any day. Matt was also on another show, FR thread Matt Bracken on the Alex Jones Show also from Friday, May 17.
  • Suicide Risks 1200% Higher After 'Gender Affirming' Surgery

    05/17/2024 9:11:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/17/2024 | David Strom
    Gee, this isn't what we have been told. At least not what the MSM, the medical establishment, the President of the United States, every civil rights organization, or anybody in the Establishment has told us. You here at HotAir already knew that something like this was true, but that is because we don't shape our reporting to fit the prevailing narrative. We actually tell you the truth as best we can. Latest NIH study: kids have a 12x HIGHER rate of suicide after surgical transition.This is a scandal. We were lied to. Children died as a result. People need to...
  • Nuns at Benedictine College Respond to Harrison Butker’s Controversial Speech

    05/17/2024 3:49:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    Today ^ | May 17, 2024 | Chrissy Callahan
    The sisters of Mount St. Scholastica weren’t fond of the Kansas City Chiefs player's comments about women's role in the home.A group of nuns associated with Benedictine College is weighing in on Harrison Butker's controversial graduation speech. The sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, who describe their group as a founding institution and sponsor of Benedictine College, just shared a statement about the professional football player's speech, saying his comments don't “represent the Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college that our founders envisioned and in which we have been so invested." The statement, which was posted on the group's official website, critique...
  • Fans rally to Harrison Butker

    05/17/2024 1:37:13 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 17 May, 2024 | Monica Showalter
    The NFL probably didn't expect this one. The NFL tried to cancel him. The creeps running Kansas City tried to doxx him: Taylor Swift fans were outraged. Some of the wokester Catholic press tut-tutted and got all snide and nasty to him instead of defend him for defending the Catholic faith. But Kansas City Chiefs Kicker and Superbowl champ's fans are rallying, too, in a great wave of counter-moves. On social media, they demanded that his remarks not be taken out of context: They pointed to the NFL's hypocritical double standard: They put their money where their mouths were, and...
  • Sick “Queer Animals” Propaganda From NBC Seeks to “Prove” Homosexuality is Natural

    05/17/2024 1:13:04 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 58 replies
    DISNTR ^ | May 17, 2024 | Staff
    When I saw this, I literally couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I mean, homosexuals have always argued that homosexuality is normal and natural because, well, there are animals that do it. But I always thought the argument was so dumb that no serious person would ever give it a second thought. And it really is that dumb. I mean, dumb to the point of complete and total absurdity. In fact, the Bible has a phrase for such stupidity: “Claiming to be wise, they became fools…” (Romans 1:22). But it absolutely blows my mind that these people want to broadcast...
  • Spirit AeroSystems Will Lay Off 450 Workers Due To Boeing 737 MAX Slowdown

    05/17/2024 12:50:22 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 11 replies
    Simple Flying ^ | May 17, 2024 | AARON SPRAY
    As the seemingly unending fallout from the Boeing 737 MAX series unfolds, supplier Spirit AeroSystems has announced it will lay off around 450 workers. The decision was prompted by the Boeing 737 MAX production slowdown following a door plug blowing off an Alaska Airlines-operated 737 MAX in January. The effects of Boeing's production delays are already costing airlines and could impact airline growth for years. The Department of Justice is considering a fraud prosecution against Boeing for allegedly violating the terms of its 2021 deferred prosecution agreement related to two previous 737 MAX accidents. Spirit will lay off hundreds of...
  • NYPD video shows Citi Bike rider who viciously attacked NYC Orthodox Jewish boys

    05/17/2024 12:41:59 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/17/2024 | Amanda Woods
    The callous Citi Bike rider who attacked two Orthodox Jewish boys in Brooklyn is shown in new surveillance footage released by the NYPD on Friday — as the department probes the violence as a possible hate crime. The victims, 11 and 13 — dressed traditionally as they played with several others on Franklin Avenue near Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant — were both targeted Sunday night when the rider spotted them as he pedaled down the street. “Get off the sidewalk,” the man, believed to be between 18 and 20 years old, allegedly snarled at the kids as he rode past...
  • Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica call out Harrison Butker

    05/17/2024 12:32:43 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 42 replies
    Fox 4 Kansas City ^ | May 17, 2024 | Jared Bush & PJ Green
    “As a founding institution and sponsor of Benedictine College, the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica find it necessary to respond to the controversial remarks of Harrison Butker as commencement speaker,” the statement on their website said. “The sisters of Mount St. Scholastica do not believe that Harrison Butker’s comments in his 2024 Benedictine College commencement address represent the Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college that our founders envisioned and in which we have been so invested.” Currently, the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica contain more than 80 women “devoted to a communal life of prayer, work and hospitality,” according to their...
  • today is the biggest up day in silver I ever remember

    05/17/2024 11:30:10 AM PDT · by algore · 42 replies
    silver is up $1.75 today so far
  • Fetterman Apologizes to ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ for Comparing House to It After Hearing Goes off the Rails

    05/17/2024 11:25:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | May 17, 2024 | Bradley Cortright
    Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) is issuing an apology for a comparison he made regarding the House of Representatives. On Thursday night, Americans were aghast after watching a drama filled hearing of the House Oversight Committee which featured several minutes of members lobbing personal insults at each other. In a post on X, Fetterman shared a CNN article about the moment and wrote, “In the past, I’ve described the U.S. House as The Jerry Springer Show.” “Today, I’m apologizing to The Jerry Springer Show,” he added. During the hearing on Thursday, Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas) asked Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.)...
  • Taj Mahal Gets Competition As New White Marble Marvel Opens In Agra

    05/17/2024 11:07:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    NDTV - India ^ | May 17, 2024 | Staff
    The visitors often draw comparisons between the iconic Taj Mahal and the newly built mausoleum of the founder of the Radhasoami sect in Soami Bagh, located about 12 km away from the Taj Mahal. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Saomi Bagh in Agra is a new white marble structure in Agra that took 104 years to build ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A new white marble structure in Agra that took 104 years to build is daily drawing hordes of spiritually inclined tourists. The visitors often draw comparisons between the iconic Taj Mahal and the newly built mausoleum of the founder of the Radhasoami sect in Soami Bagh,...
  • 25-year-old Bank of America trader dies — two weeks after death of Leo Lukenas

    05/17/2024 10:59:38 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/17/2024 | Lydia Moynihan
    Adnan Deumic, a 25-year-old London-based trader at Bank of America died Thursday evening — just two weeks after the death of Leo Lukenas III, a banker who had been working 100-hour work weeks at the financial giant, The Post has learned. Deumic was playing in a casual “five-a-side” charity soccer tournament with other finance employees when he fell suddenly and was administered CPR, a source with knowledge of the matter said. While the cause of death is unknown, this person told The Post cardiac arrest is suspected. “The death of our teammate is a tragedy, and we are shocked by...
  • NATIONAL PIZZA PARTY DAY - Third Friday in May

    05/17/2024 9:59:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 6 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | May 17, 2024 | Staff
    NATIONAL PIZZA PARTY DAY | THIRD FRIDAY IN MAY Each year on the third Friday in May, millions of pizza lovers across the nation join in extolling the qualities of pizza on National Pizza Party Day. #NationalPizzaPartyDay Since pizza is one of America's favorite foods, it comes as no surprise we would celebrate a day that features a pizza party. Pizza parties bring friends together. They're also an excellent way to reward a team or group for a job well done. Birthdays and some minor achievements are also celebrated with pizza parties, too. Although, just about any excuse can be...
  • Abnormally hot summer even more likely in latest NOAA forecast: Here’s where

    05/17/2024 9:38:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/17/2024 | ALIX MARTICHOUX
    (NEXSTAR) – New predictions for the summer season, released by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center this week, show weather is likely to heat up in almost every corner of the United States. The forecast, which covers June, July and August, indicates nearly every U.S. state with leaning toward a hotter-than-normal summer season. The highest chances are found out West, where Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and parts of Colorado have a 60% to 70% chance of above-average temperatures over the next three months. Several other Western states plus the Northeast are also strongly favored to see above-average heat. The only exception to...