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  • Jimi Hendrix & John McLaughlin Record Plant N.Y 25 March 69

    02/20/2018 4:58:41 PM PST · by af_vet_1981 · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 9, 2014 | Hendrix & McLaughlin with Dave Holland - Bass, Buddy Miles,Standard YouTube License SHOW LESS
    Jimi Hendrix & John McLaughlin Record Plant N.Y 25 March 69
  • Mark Levin's new Fox News program to launch Sunday night

    Fox News announced Tuesday it will launch the first episode of conservative commentator Mark Levin's new weekend program, "Life, Liberty & Levin," on Sunday at 10 p.m., according to a network release. "Hosted by nationally syndicated radio talk show personality Mark Levin, the hour-long show will explore the fundamental values and principles undergirding American society, culture, politics, and current events, and their relevance to the nation’s future and everyday lives of citizens," reads the release. The first episode will feature an interview with Walter Williams, an economist and George Mason University professor.
  • Massachusetts woman accused of fatally shooting driver for cutting her off

    02/20/2018 4:06:34 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    A Massachusetts woman allegedly shot a driver for cutting her off — and bragged that she’d warned her victim, “don’t make me spank you,” on Facebook, according to local reports. Graciela Paulino, 20, was nabbed in Lowell Thursday for killing 34-year-old construction worker Mark Devoe, who may have cut her off as he was coming back from his lunch break, the Boston Globe reported.
  • Texas Jail Guard Thanks Inmates for Saving His Life During Massive Heart Attack

    02/20/2018 3:04:42 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 4 replies
    People ^ | 02/20/2018 | Caitlin Keating
    A Texas jail guard nearly died from a massive heart attack two years ago while on the job, but thanks to the inmates, he survived. “I just slumped and went out,” Gary Grimm told WHAS11 about what he remembers from the day it happened on June 23, 2016. “Next thing I remember is looking up at the ceiling in the ER.” Sitting across from at least eight men who were behind a locked gate, the inmates at first thought he was kidding, according to the news outlet. They began to shout and bang the cell’s siding as Grimm had fallen...
  • A British woman left this nasty note on an ambulance. Turns out, that's a crime.

    02/20/2018 2:55:35 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/20/2018 | Lindsey Bever
    A woman in the United Kingdom has pleaded guilty to a public order offense after she was accused of leaving what paramedics called a “vile” note on an ambulance that was responding to an emergency call. The woman, identified by police as 26-year-old Kirsty Sharman, was in court Tuesday on charges relating to the incident. Authorities said she verbally abused paramedics and left a profane note on an ambulance Sunday morning that was in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, responding to a call about a person experiencing breathing problems. After the call, when the paramedics returned to the emergency vehicle, they...
  • Poll: Dems lead GOP by 15 points in generic House ballot

    02/20/2018 2:48:54 PM PST · by SMGFan · 46 replies
    MSN / The Hill ^ | February 20, 2018
    Democrats hold a 15 percentage point lead over Republicans in a generic House ballot, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday. A majority of those polled, 53 percent, said they would like Democrats to win control of the House in this year's midterm election. Thirty-eight percent said they would like the GOP to keep control of the lower chamber, while nine percent said they did not know or did not provide an answer. The 53 percent is up from the 49 percent who said earlier this month they would like the Democrats to take control of the House....
  • Federal Contractor Spying

    02/20/2018 2:39:24 PM PST · by saywhatagain · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Published on Feb 19, 2018 | John Spiropoulos
    Government spying on the Trump campaign may have begun early in 2016 and perhaps sooner by private contractors working for the FBI. The Federal Government admits it conducted illegal surveillance on American citizens through private contractors. The details are in a 99 page FISA Court memorandum and opinion issued by Judge Rosemary Collyer.
  • The Biggest Reason Trump Didn’t Collude with Russia (Vanity)

    02/20/2018 2:30:40 PM PST · by Crucial · 6 replies
    02/20/20018 | Myself
    There’s a huge reason that Russia did not collude with Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. It has come to light that Hillary sold twenty percent of America’s uranium reserves to the Russians. That is probably because that is all she could get her hands on. Surely the Russians want the other eighty percent of America’s uranium reserves. Why wouldn’t they? The biggest reason the Russians desired a Hillary Presidency rather than a Trump Presidency is because Hillary could have sold the Russians much more uranium. Trump would not and will not sell them uranium. The Russians were much more...
  • Woman climbs into X-ray machine to stay close to her bag

    02/20/2018 2:11:36 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 20 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | February 15, 2018 - 11:10PM | By Trevor Mogg
    Security personnel operating X-ray machines at airports and other transport hubs have a hugely responsible job and need high levels of concentration as they carefully analyze the contents of each item passing through.And while most will see nothing particularly outstanding during a typical shift, there will be times when an object causes the operator to sit up and take notice. An object like … well … a human.This is what appeared to happen at Dongguan Railway Station in southern China last weekend. As bags and other items passed through the X-ray machine, the operator suddenly noticed the unmistakeable shape...
  • Diversity: A Managerial Ideology (the supremacy of "Managerialism")

    02/20/2018 1:53:07 PM PST · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Quillette ^ | 2/20/18 | Paul
    Managerialism’s ideal is a society in which every individual has an equal chance to develop and realize his merit and be rewarded by society for it. This is a process of individual transformation and empowerment. Networking and mentoring programs build personal skills toward increasing personal value, self-affirmation, and self-realization. Diversity training is a transformative educational experience which both explores the self and creates cultural competencies. Even white men can gain marketable interpersonal skills and realize multicultural character ideals through diversity.
  • How Russian Kids Are Taught World War II

    02/20/2018 1:41:31 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 51 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | 2017 | Ola Cichowlas
    Teaching history has never been easy in Russia, where archives are closed and transparent discussions about the country’s Soviet past are met with hostility. Even then, teaching World War II is more difficult: with every year that Putin is in power, Russia fails to confront its role in the war head on. In September 2016, three history textbooks were sanctioned by the Ministry of Education, all of which gloss over Stalin’s crimes and his initial alliance with Nazi Germany. “My main issue with the textbooks is that they do not reveal the whole truth,” says historian and teacher Leonid Katsva....
  • How A Plea Reversal From Michael Flynn Could Uncover More Federal Corruption

    02/20/2018 1:36:22 PM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 16 replies
    Federalist ^ | 2-19-2018 | Margot Cleveland
    Did Robert Mueller’s office withhold other evidence in Michael Flynn’s prosecution, either from the FISA court or from Flynn’s attorneys?
  • Sean Hannity on Rumors of George Clooney Presidential Bid: "Run, George, Run!"

    02/20/2018 1:34:56 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 23 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | February 20, 2018 | Jeremy Barr
    Fox News host and reliable Donald Trump supporter Sean Hannity is all in favor of the actor George Clooney running for president in 2020, a possibility floated by The Drudge Report on Tuesday under the banner: "Clooney 2020 Vision?" (Drudge linked to an article about Clooney and his wife, Amal, donating $500,000 to a planned student march on Washington, D.C. to advocate for gun control.) "My attitude is, 'Run, George, run,'" Hannity said on his radio show on Tuesday afternoon. "If George Clooney wants to run, I'm all for it." Hannity compared Clooney to another entertainer who has been bandied...
  • History: War hero Wallenberg was executed in Soviet gulag

    02/20/2018 1:34:22 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 6 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Ian Traynor
    A senior Russian official finally admitted that Stalin's secret police shot dead Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of central European Jews from the gas chambers of Auschwitz in 1944 and 1945. For decades the Soviet authorities insisted that Wallenberg had died of a heart attack in 1947 in a Soviet prison, but speculation about his fate grew into a full-blown mystery as gulag inmates surfaced to report sightings of the Swede in Siberia into the 1950s.
  • High-Schooler David Hogg visited CNN H.Q. *BEFORE* the Parkland Shooting

    02/20/2018 1:09:22 PM PST · by gaijin · 127 replies
    True Pundit ^ | Feb 20, 2018 | Admin
    Things keep getting stranger with young David Hogg. First, we learn the mainstream media’s school shooting darling is the son of an FBI agent (retired). Then he goes on television ranting against President Trump when the deadly Florida school shooting last week — it turns out — was more the fault of the FBI than anyone even close to the White House. Hogg ranted live on CNN and CBS and all other networks as his anti-Trump and anti-GOP gun control comments went viral in the mainstream media vacuum. Liberal Nation applauded. But now we learn Hogg was hanging out...
  • Guilt over Aboriginals can lead to teaching children untruths. It's happening in Canada

    02/20/2018 1:06:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    National Post ^ | February 20, 2018 | Peter Shawn Taylor
    Peter Shawn Taylor: We are following in the footsteps of Australia by misrepresenting past wrongs in order to exaggerate feelings of remorse, says historian What do Australia and Canada have in common? Both are modern multicultural societies borne of British roots. Both are heavily reliant on resources and trade. Both have a passion for globally obscure professional sports. Both are largely empty in the middle. It’s a long list. Here’s another: both display the same worrisome tendency to misrepresent past wrongs done to Indigenous people in order to exaggerate present-day feelings of guilt and shame. In this case, however, Australia...
  • FBI: Partygoer broke off 2,000-year-old statue's thumb, took it home after selfie shot

    02/20/2018 1:02:35 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 34 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | February 20, 2018 | Natalie Dreier
    PHILADELPHIA - A statue that stood guard, buried and undamaged for more than 2,000 years, couldn’t contend with a man at a private party in Philadelphia who just had to sneak off and take a selfie, according to multiple media reports. The man, later identified as Michael Rohana, 24, was seen in a restricted area at the Franklin Institute during a party on Dec. 21 that was held after-hours at the museum, The New York Times reported. FBI officials said Rohana used his cellphone’s flash as a light source to see the displays. He then put his arm around one...
  • Why Yoga Pants Are Bad for Women

    02/20/2018 12:36:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 82 replies
    New York Times ^ | FEB. 17, 2018 | Honor Jones
    It’s a new year and I’ve got a new gym membership. I went the other morning. It was 8 degrees outside. And every woman in there was wearing skintight, Saran-wrap-thin yoga pants. Many were dressed in the latest fashion — leggings with patterns of translucent mesh cut out of them, like sporty doilies. “Finally,” these women must have thought, “pants that properly ventilate my outer calves without letting a single molecule of air reach anywhere else below my belly button.” Don’t get me wrong. I have yoga pants — three pairs. But for some reason none of them cover my...
  • The resurgence of Afrofuturism goes beyond ‘Black Panther,’ to Janelle Monáe, Jay-Z and more

    02/20/2018 12:02:06 PM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 17, 2018 | Sonia Rao
    The long-awaited “Black Panther” will dominate the pop culture scene over the next few weeks, and amid praise for the cast and Ryan Coogler’s astute direction, you’re likely to hear one word quite often: Afrofuturism. The term, coined by cultural critic Mark Dery in his 1994 essay “Black to the Future,” refers to an aesthetic that infuses science fiction and fantasy with cultures of the African diaspora. It shakes up our preconceived notions of history and race by envisioning an often utopic future shaped by black technological innovation. Elements of it predate the term, going as far back as the...
  • Chicago’s Hijab Billboard Campaign Seeks To Educate

    02/20/2018 11:51:43 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | February 19, 2018 | Staff
    A billboard campaign seeks to educate Chicago-area drivers about a traditional garment worn by some Muslim women. For six weeks, billboards along the Tri-State Tollway and I-55 will feature women wearing the hijab, a veil covering the head and chest.