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  • Someone asked this simple question and the answers are getting me through the afternoon 🔥

    01/09/2024 11:01:34 PM PST · by Red Badger · 118 replies
    Not The Bee ^ | Jan 9, 2024 | Staff
    You know the answers are gonna be great when it starts off like this: HollyCabot 🐊 @HollyCabot · Follow My truth ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I assure you though, there is a little something here to offend EVERYONE. Are you ready? Don't say I didn't warn you! (It was so random that I had to include it) Feel free to post any ones they missed in the comments ✊
  • Word for the day: recrudescence

    09/13/2023 9:49:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies ^ | September 13, 2023 | Red Badger
    recrudescence noun Figuratively, a return; a re-appearance: as “The Recrudescence of Imray,” the original title of a story by Rudyard Kipling in “Mine Own People.” The state of being recrudescent, or becoming raw or exacerbated again. Hence A reopening; renewal; a coming into existence anew; a fresh outbreak. Recrudescence derives from the Latin verb recrudescere, meaning "to become raw again" (used, for example, of wounds). Ultimately, it can be traced back to the Latin word for raw," which is "crudus." (If you suspect that "crude" is also derived from "crudus," you are correct; another well-known descendant is "cruel.") In its...
  • Harvard study: Why a record number of Americans are struggling to pay rent

    07/11/2023 9:01:13 AM PDT · by millenial4freedom · 22 replies
    yahoo! Finance ^ | 07/11/2023 | Rebecca Chen
    A record number of American renters are spending at least one-third of their income on rents, according to 2023 The State of the Nation's Housing published by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. A total of 21.6 million households now spend more than 30% of pre-tax income on rent. Some households are even paying even up to 50% of earnings on apartments, per Harvard’s research. Housing experts often suggest tenants spend less than 30% of income on rent.“Housing costs remain well above pre-pandemic levels thanks to the substantial increases over the last few years,” Daniel McCue, senior research associate at...
  • 2024 Elections will be Rigged. Man cannot save you!~

    05/23/2023 1:15:11 PM PDT · by jacksnjanes · 81 replies
    May 23, 2023 | Jack Landon
    There is no way Trump will win, The enemy, in my opinion, just ripped away the election process forever, as easy as abortion rip away a human life from a mothers womb . Their power, position and plot to take over the world has increased, our participation helped them win. Waiting around for a man to save you is just not sound doctrine, and not very smart. The Election process is gone, our so called power as people, including power of our Legislators. We missed the train to stop the tyrannical pirates has failed. We were deceived, hijacked, snared. There...
  • What Housing Bust? D.R. Horton Stock Soars After Earnings.

    04/20/2023 6:20:38 AM PDT · by millenial4freedom · 17 replies
    Barron's ^ | 04/20/2023 | Ben Levisohn
    D.R. Horton DHI –0.31% stock was jumping after the home builder reported better-than-expected earnings Thursday. D.R. Horton (ticker: DHI) reported a profit of $2.73 a share in the fiscal second quarter, easily beating analyst forecasts for $1.93, on sales of $7.97 billion, topping estimates for $6.45 billion. “Despite higher mortgage rates and inflationary pressures, demand improved during the quarter due to normal seasonal factors, coupled with our use of incentives and pricing adjustments to adapt to changing market conditions,” Donald R. Horton, chairman of D.R. Horton’s board, said in a press release. “Although higher interest rates and economic uncertainty may...
  • Liberal Commentator Rages Over Cost of California's Electric Car Shift

    04/13/2023 2:50:03 PM PDT · by old school · 31 replies
    Newsweek 90 ^ | 13 April 23 | Matthew Impelli
    "Liberal commentator Ana Kasparian recently went viral after raging over the cost of a shift to electric cars and other utilities in California."
  • Talent On Loan From God

    04/01/2023 9:16:47 AM PDT · by dvan · 29 replies
    self | April 1, 2023 | Dvan
    I woke up this morning thinking about the voice behind the golden EIB microphone, Rush Limbaugh. The voice that went out everyday in America. He was like a friend that you could sit down with for a cup of coffee.His humor and intelligent views were affirming and filled you with hope. The voice is gone. What a loss. We could tune into him to start every morning. I don’t think that I can really describe fully what Rush meant to us. There is a dark, empty gap where he used to be. Our Nation is poorer without his guidance and...
  • Japan warns of dire finances as BOJ struggles to contain yields

    01/23/2023 10:56:25 AM PST · by millenial4freedom · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/23/2023 | Tetsushi Kajimoto
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's finances are becoming increasingly precarious, Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki warned on Monday, just as markets test whether the central bank can keep interest rates ultra-low, allowing the government to service its debt. The government has been helped by near-zero bond yields, but bond investors have recently sought to break the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) 0.5% cap on the 10-year bond yield, as inflation runs at 41-year highs, double the central bank's 2% target. "Japan's public finances have increased in severity to an unprecedented degree as we have compiled supplementary budgets to respond to the coronavirus and...
  • Red Skelton | Carson Tonight Show

    09/07/2022 10:54:22 PM PDT · by Paladin2 · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | Sep 1, 2022 | Who knows?
  • Moscal

    04/28/2022 11:17:38 AM PDT · by AZJeep · 4 replies
    Moskal, plural Moskali, also known as Muscal, is a historical designation used for the residents of the Grand Duchy of Moscow from the 12th to the 15th centuries. It is now used by some Slavic nations, mainly Belarus, Ukraine, and Poland, but also in Romania, as an ethnic slur against Russians. The term is generally considered to be derogatory or condescending. Another ethnic slur for Russians is kacap in Polish, or Chazar (pronunciation Kha:zar) in Czech, or katsap (Кацап in Ukrainian).
  • The Chron, Stick the failures of Buzzfeed in Entertainment and forgetting the dossier.

    03/24/2022 5:22:26 AM PDT · by protoconservative · 7 replies
    Houston Chronical The Washington Post ^ | 3/23/2022 | Jeremy Barr
    A sappy article indicating support by the MSM of the Simps at Buzzfeed taking buyouts as Buzzfeed still searches for a mission. "They all cant get jobs at the NY Times" When fellow media companies cannot retain a critical eye to their compatriots and competitors failures, the self regulation is gone.

    03/20/2022 6:46:56 AM PDT · by hcann · 30 replies
  • Word for the Day: Penced

    02/08/2022 1:52:22 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 6 replies
  • 2022- happy new year. May y'all know freedom.

    12/31/2021 10:16:27 PM PST · by CJ Wolf · 37 replies
    Vanity | Me
    Best wishes! Thank you all. Great site. Great people. Keep the conversation going.
  • Correct Grammar: Should I use "you and me" or "you and I"?

    12/12/2021 8:22:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 92 replies
    QuestionShould I use you and me or you and I? Answer Whether to use I or me depends on whether the phrase is the subject of the sentence or the object of the sentence. I is a subject pronoun, and the subject is the person or thing doing the action as in "I went to the store." Me is an object pronoun, and the object is the person or thing the action happens to as in "Alex liked me." Use you and I when it is the subject of the sentence; use you and me when it is the object...
  • Trump's WHO de-funding 'as dangerous as it sounds'

    08/26/2021 5:23:26 AM PDT · by Noah Brown · 35 replies
    US President Donald Trump has been heavily criticised for halting funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Trump's move to defund WHO goes against the pandemic preparedness plan his administration drafted in 2017, which advocates for “expanded international coordination on pandemic preparedness and response" and specifically calls for "continued support” for WHO. The move drew swift blowback from the medical community, which said it would undercut global efforts to combat a disease that’s sickened nearly 2 million people worldwide and still has no proven cure or vaccine. Philanthropist Bill Gates, a major funder of the...
  • Word For the Day: PERFIDY

    06/28/2021 7:43:45 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies ^ | June 28, 2021 | Red Badger
    perfidy noun To save this word, you'll need to log in. per·​fi·​dy | \ ˈpər-fə-dē \ plural perfidies Definition of perfidy 1: the quality or state of being faithless or disloyal : TREACHERY 2: an act or an instance of disloyalty Synonyms & Antonyms for perfidy disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, unfaithfulness Antonyms allegiance, constancy, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty ================================================================================================== Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
  • Word for the Day: ARGOT

    04/27/2021 8:30:37 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies ^ | April 27, 2021 | Red Badger
    Definitions from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition. noun A specialized vocabulary or set of idioms used by a particular group. from The Century Dictionary. noun The conventional slang of a class, originally that of thieves and vagabonds, devised for purposes of disguise and concealment; cant; slang. from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English. noun A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash. from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. noun A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps and vagabonds. noun The specialized informal vocabulary...
  • Word For The Day: duumvirate

    05/20/2021 8:52:26 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 13 replies ^ | MAY 20, 2021 | Red Badger
    duumvirate du·um·vi·rate (do͞o-ŭm′vər-ĭt, dyo͞o-) n. 1. Any of various two-man executive boards in the Roman Republic. 2. A regime or partnership of two persons. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. duumvirate (djuːˈʌmvɪrɪt) n (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the office of or government by duumvirs Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 du•um•vi•rate (duˈʌm vər ɪt, dyu-) n. 1. a coalition of two...
  • Word For The Day: dolorous

    05/07/2021 9:04:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies ^ | May 7, 2021 | Red Badger
    dolorous Definitions: from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition: adjective Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain. from The Century Dictionary. Exciting or expressing sorrow, grief, or distress; dismal; mournful: as, a dolorous object; a dolorous region; dolorous sighs. Painful; giving pain. Synonyms See list under doleful. from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English: adjective Full of grief; sad; sorrowful; doleful; dismal adjective Occasioning pain or grief; painful. from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License: adjective Solemnly or ponderously sad. from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved. adjective...