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  • U.S. retail spending rises in August for 4th straight month

    09/16/2020 9:01:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/16/2020 | UPI
    Sept. 16 (UPI) — Consumer spending in the United States rose during August, which was the fourth straight month spending increased, government figures showed Wednesday. The Commerce Department said in a report that retail and food services sales were up 0.6% last month, to $537.5 billion. The August total was 5.1% higher than it was last year, and the increase from July was 2.4% higher year-to-year, the department said. Month-to-month growth in August was slower than it was In July (0.9%), signaling a slight downturn in spending.
  • AOC Bashes Boston Straight Pride Parade For Having Few Accompanying Females

    09/01/2019 6:48:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 8/31/19 | SCOTT MCDONALD
    New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took a swipe not necessarily at the city of Boston, but at the men marching in the town's Straight Pride parade Saturday. Commenting on a tweeted video that shows mostly men with a few women marching, AOC said it looks like the men might have a "masculinity" problem. "For men who are allegedly so "proud" of being straight, they seem to show real incompetence at attracting women to their event," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. "Seems more like a "I-Struggle-With-Masculinity" parade to me. Hope they grow enough over the next year to support / join LGBTQ fam next...
  • US police fire pepper spray after pro-Trump 'Straight Pride' parade

    08/31/2019 4:42:51 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 52 replies
    AFP Frog Press Via Yahoo Noose ^ | August 31, 2019 | Patrice Howard, AFPresstitute
    US police fired pepper spray Saturday after counter-demonstrators accused them of protecting "Straight Pride" advocates who support President Donald Trump, and refused to let officers re-open a road. The unrest came after the counter-protesters and "Straight Pride" group -- considered homophobic extremists by their opponents -- staged dueling rallies in Boston. There was no serious violence during the rallies themselves, which involved groups of several hundred.
  • Milo Yiannopoulos named marshal for 'Straight Pride' parade

    06/08/2019 7:55:08 AM PDT · by gaijin · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 8th, 2019 | Morgan Gstalter
    Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been named the grand marshal for Boston’s "Straight Pride" parade. Organizers announced Friday the former Breitbart editor as the parade's grand marshal after they originally used actor Brad Pitt's name and likeness for the event. The head of Super Happy Fun America, a group that "advocates on behalf of the straight community," told the Boston Herald that Pitt “was not super happy” about the group using his name and likeness without his consent. “I really like his movies and his lawyers sent us a letter asking us to take his stuff down but, you know,...
  • Make America Straight Again? Watch Joe Biden’s First Campaign Gaffe

    04/25/2019 5:30:50 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Published 2 hours ago on Apr 25, 2019 | By Tom Pappert
    Democrat presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden may have already made his first campaign gaffe within hours of its launch, telling a reporter that his message to the world is that America used to be “straight.” Biden launched his presidential campaign early this morning with a video, and has already been subject to increased scrutiny for over the past few weeks after multiple women came forward alleging he had inappropriate physical contact with them that made them feel uncomfortable. Now, Biden may have already made his first campaign gaffe, as he told a reporter that under Biden, the...
  • How Does a Straight White Male Democrat Run for President? (very carefully)

    02/17/2019 7:01:31 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/17/19 | BILL SCHER
    Of the nine candidates officially running in the Democratic presidential primary, only one is a heterosexual white man. And that guy, former Rep. John Delaney, generally polls somewhere between zero and 1 percent. But of the 17 Democrats reportedly still pondering a presidential bid, all but one is a straight white man. It’s hard to chalk that up to coincidence. Clearly, the women and minority candidates sensed that the water is warm for them, and the straight white men appear to be worried that this is just not their year. CNN’s demographic number cruncher Ron Brownstein noted recently that the...
  • Meet the cast of the ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ reboot

    12/08/2017 3:37:43 PM PST · by Signalman · 13 replies
    Page Six ^ | 12/8/2017 | Andy Swift
    <p>Bobby Berk will serve as the show’s design expert, Karamo Brown (of MTV’s Are You the One: Second Chances) will handle all matters of “culture,” Antoni Porowski is the go-to guy for questions about food and wine, Jonathan Van Ness will be on top of personal grooming, and last but definitely not least, Tan France will lead the charge in the fashion department.</p>
  • Some straight people don’t know that they’re straight

    05/30/2015 2:28:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Hot ^ | May 30, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    It never ceases to amaze me when I come across reports of problems in our society which I had no idea were even issues. One of these cropped up last night while reading the latest blog entry from Washington Post editor Jonathan Capehart, where he discusses a peculiar aspect of demographic data collection. We’re apparently having a tough time accurately counting the number of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in the United States and it’s not because of too many people being in the closet. (Though I’m sure that’s still an issue as well.) No, the problem currently under examination...
  • April 1st: Woman Named "Gay" Was Found and Rescued; GAY Will NOT Be Used to Promote Sex Perversion

    04/01/2014 10:27:10 PM PDT · by Golden Gate · 11 replies
    April 1, 2014 | Golden Gate
    Best Full Title: FR Exclusive / Breaking: April 1st Good News!: The Woman Named "Gay" Was Found and Rescued; Her Name Will No Longer Be Used To Promote Sexual Perversion! How many years, how many generations has it been, that the woman named "Gay" was kidnapped? And all of these years that she has been held hostage, and has had her name abused, and used as a euphemism, and as a political and sexual buzzword / codeword for sex perversion. The exact details of her rescue have not yet been released. Gay will naturally need some time for recovery and...
  • Lesbian boss ‘fired me for being straight’

    12/19/2013 1:31:27 PM PST · by rawhide · 39 replies
    NYPost ^ | 12-18-13 | Julia Marsh
    A married, heterosexual gym teacher at a tony Upper West Side private school was fired because his lesbian supervisor disapproved of his “traditional family status,” the canned teacher claims in a new Manhattan lawsuit. Gregory Kenney, 50, taught gym at the Trinity School on W. 91st St. for 16 years before he was let go in June 2012. Kenney, who lives with his wife and three young children in LI, says he was a well-liked employee at the elite institution that counts Truman Capote, Ivanka Trump and Eric Schneiderman as alumni, until a gay athletic director named Pat Krieger took...
  • Day's End

    08/09/2013 3:34:52 PM PDT · by onedoug · 2 replies
    Vanity | 9 AUG 2013 | onedoug
    Sometimes a high school baseball coach gets thrown a few curves too, such as that initiated when one of our players came to the mound as I was pitching a scrimmage for the kids, to ask whether he could talk to me after practice.
  • Do Gay Men Have a Genetic Advantage Over Straight Men in Building Successful Careers?

    07/12/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT · by pinochet · 93 replies
    Gay people make up only 2 percent of the people in society. How did they end up having so much power, that they are able to impose their will on 98 percent of the population in America and other Western nations? I am aware that social conservatives are uncomfortable discussing genetic reasons, because it gives gay radicals an excuse to engage in sin. But acknowledging a genetic factor does not remove moral responsibility from gay people, and they remain under obligation to engage in Biblical sexual behavior. Gays will be put in the same situation as married men who are...
  • Woodward on Obama Scandals: No One Is Coming Clean, We Aren't Getting Straight Talk

    06/02/2013 4:03:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 66 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/2/13 | GOPICYMI
    Published on Jun 2, 2013 Woodward on Obama Scandals: No One Is Coming Clean, We Aren't Getting Straight Talk (June 2, 2013)
  • Hey, World, I’m Straight

    05/02/2013 4:59:17 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies ^ | 5-2-13 | Arthur Louis
    I went out on the street this morning, and to the first stranger I met I said, “I’m straight.” He looked me up and down, evidently taking note of my slouching posture, and said: “You don’t look straight to me. Try lifting your chin, pulling in your stomach and thrusting your pelvis forward.” “No,” I said, “I mean that I am straight sexually. I am a heterosexual.” “Why do you think I care?” the man said, and hurried on. Having learned a lesson from this first encounter, I changed my line when I approached the next stranger, a woman this...
  • Biden: Obama Really Is 'Bright'

    09/01/2011 9:05:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 74 replies
    USNews ^ | September 1, 2011 | Paul Bedard, Joseph Biden
    Vice President Joe Biden is rallying a defense of his boss, fighting slurs that President Obama is in over his head and lashing out at "Tea Party Republicans." In Oklahoma this week where Obama isn't high in the polls, the veep said the president isn't just smart, he's got strength and character. "People knew Barack was really bright, they knew Barack was straight, they knew Barack was a different kind of politician. What they didn't know was just how strong he was. Republicans spent a lot of time trying to tag him as a follower, not a leader. Well, he's...
  • Man Shoots Himself At Gun Range

    08/25/2011 2:13:30 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 23 replies
    WESH-TV ^ | 8/25/11 | WESH-Staff
    APOPKA, Fla. -- A man attempted to commit suicide at the Shoot Straight gun range in Apopka on Thursday afternoon, Apopka police said. The man survived the self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The man’s identity was not immediately released. In June, a man walked into the Casselberry Shoot Straight location and took his life, police said. Casselberry police said an Altamonte Springs man walked in and waited until there was only one other customer inside. Tommy McWilliams then sent his mother a goodbye text message and told her he loved her before shooting himself. (Video at link)
  • Straight Talk Scares the Left

    10/12/2009 10:20:27 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleConservative · 10 replies · 647+ views
    Think About It Some More on-line broadcast ^ | 10/12/2009 | Barbara From Harlem
    Straight Conservative Talk from African Americans for All Americans. (I have to thank John for this theme.) This week's post is "Straight Talk Scares the Left." Please check it out. Thanks for your support!
  • Gay to straight: APA reports that identity and behavior can be changed to affirm religious beliefs

    08/15/2009 7:33:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies · 999+ views
    WORLD MAGAZINE ^ | 8/15/2009 | Alisa Harris
    Psychologist Warren Throckmorton, associate professor of psychology at Grove City College, Pennsylvania once met a woman who was in a lifelong lesbian relationship and suddenly, with no prefaced desire to leave her lesbian lifestyle, fell in love with a guy at work. She left her lesbian partner and married the man. The American Psychological Association just published a report on whether therapists can make this change happen. In examining change therapy, which claims that people with homosexual desires can switch to heterosexual desires, the report says there is insufficient evidence that the therapies work. But it also found that while...
  • Gun Range Changes Rental Policy After Third Death Inside Business

    04/27/2009 8:45:14 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 10 replies · 1,076+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 27-Apr-2009 | Staff
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- Eyewitness News has learned that the Shoot Straight Gun Range will no longer be renting out guns at any of its Florida locations. According to Casselberry Police, 26-year old Jason McCarthy of Winter Springs rented a gun then shot himself in the head at the Casselberry location on Monday evening. The Shoot Straight Gun Range is the same place where a woman shot and killed her son and then herself earlier this month.
  • Mother Shoots Son, Self At Gun Range

    04/06/2009 8:14:29 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 106 replies · 8,285+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 4/6/2009 | Staff
    CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- A mother shot and killed her son, and then herself, inside a Casselberry Gun Range Sunday afternoon, according to police. When Casselberry police arrived at the Shoot Straight Gun Range on South U.S. Highway 17-92 (see map) just after 4:00pm, they found two people had been shot in an apparent murder-suicide. Police identified the man as 20-year-old Mitchel Moore. The shooter, his mother, was identified as 44-year-old Marie Moore. Eyewitnesses said the pair was acting strangely and then the woman ran out of the room to get more ammunition. When she returned, eyewitnesses said, she shot her...