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  • Man gets sliced in unprovoked pizzeria attack

    10/17/2018 9:59:00 PM PDT · by Main Street · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 17, 2018 | Tina Moore, Lorena Mongelli and Aaron Feis
    A Bronx man trying to enjoy lunch at his favorite pizza joint had his face slashed and his eye socket broken with what he described as “a Mike Tyson punch” in an unprovoked bias attack, the victim told The Post. Chris Bilcik, 59, said he was sitting alone in Ray’s Pizza on East 138th Street on Oct. 6 when the unhinged man walked in, grabbed a slice of his own, and launched into a racially charged diatribe for no apparent reason.
  • CNN EXECUTIVE AND FORMER CNN COMMENTATOR FIGHT OVER THE NETWORK’S COVERAGE OF SEN. WARREN’S DNA TEST

    10/17/2018 9:14:16 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 26 replies
    Daily caller ^ | 10/17/18 | Mike Brest
    A CNN executive fired back after Buck Sexton, a former commentator for the network, criticized CNN’s coverage of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test on Wednesday. The feud began with Sexton quote tweeting CNN on Warren, saying, “It’s a good thing CNN wasnt blatantly complicit in the massive, unforced error Warren pulled yesterday. That would’ve been really embarrassing. Oh, wait a minute.”
  • New York State Trial Court Removes Republican Nominees for State Supreme Court from Ballot

    10/17/2018 8:37:59 PM PDT · by TBP · 6 replies
    Ballot Access News ^ | October 17, 2018 | Richard Winger
    On October 16, a New York state trial court judge removed the Republican and Conservative nominees for Judge of the State Supreme Court from the November ballot. See this story. The basis was that the nominating conventions for this office, for these two parties, violated state law. The ruling says the parties may convene a new convention and re-nominate. New York elects State Supreme Court Justices from districts. This incident concerns the Fifth Judicial District, which, this year, is electing four justices. Although the Republicans have been removed from the Republican line and the Conservative line, they are still on...
  • 190 Universities just launched 600 Free Online Courses. Here’s the full list.

    10/17/2018 3:12:52 PM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    medium.freecodecamp.org ^ | 10/17/2018 | Dhawal Shah
    If you havenÂ’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCS or Massive Open Online Courses. In the past seven years or so, over 800 universities have created around 10,000 of these MOOCs. And IÂ’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence. In the past four months alone, 190 universities have announced 600 such free online courses. IÂ’ve compiled this list below and categorized the courses into the following subjects: Computer Science, Mathematics, Programming,...
  • Amid racial tensions, Penn Hills girls volleyball team to skip Connellsville game (gun snowflakes)

    10/17/2018 2:50:20 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 16 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | 10/17/2018 | Dillon Carr
    The Penn Hills girls volleyball team will skip its volleyball game in Connellsville tonight amid a controversy between the two school districts involving accusations of racism and insensitivity. “The Penn Hills Girls Volleyball Team will not be traveling to Connellsville to play volleyball in a make up game scheduled for this evening,” Coach Jay Mitlo wrote in a blog post . “… and here’s why. It won’t be about fun, sports, or even America for that matter. It’s about racism, intimidation, and lack of respect. I’m not supporting those things. “ Mitlo said the decision to skip the game came...
  • satire - Tomahawk-Wielding Elizabeth Warren Vows To Take Land Back From The Pale Faces

    10/17/2018 8:59:37 AM PDT · by Forgiven_Sinner · 16 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | October 16th, 2018 | Babylon Bee
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—After receiving confirmation that she was at least 1/1024th Native American, Elizabeth Warren has embraced her fractional identity. Having gotten an authentic Native American outfit from a costume shop and armed herself with weapons she read on Wikipedia that a Native American might use -- such as the tomahawk -- Warren stood before a buffalo exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian to give a speech to the assembled press. "You pale faces have taken my land, and have angered the Great Spirit!" Warren announced as she glanced down at her book of Native American...
  • *2018-2019 Winter Outlook...looks like a cold and snowy winter*(I95 Corridor)

    10/17/2018 6:23:34 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 24 replies
    perspectaweather.com ^ | Oct 12, 2018 | Meteorologist Paul Dorian
    ...The bottom line A detailed analysis of many different factors suggests to me that much of the eastern half of the nation should experience a colder-than-normal winter with more snow than normal. Coastal storms in the eastern US will be much more of a threat this winter as compared to last year when La Nina conditions dominated in the equatorial Pacific. Overall temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic region are likely to end up about 1.5-3.0 degrees (F) below-normal for the winter season and perhaps an even more dramatic chill will take place in the Southeast US where overall temperatures may average...
  • Trump says only 'low IQ individuals' believe Warren's claims of Native American heritage

    10/17/2018 2:33:42 AM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 16, 2018 | Katelyn Caralle
    President Trump said Tuesday night that the only people that believe Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., claim that she is Native American from her DNA test are “low I.Q. individuals.” “Elizabeth Warren is being hammered, even by the Left. Her false claim of Indian heritage is only selling to VERY LOW I.Q. individuals!” Trump posted to Twitter.
  • What Is the ‘NPC’ Meme? Liberals Rage at Cartoons Mocking Their Scripted Thoughts

    10/16/2018 11:04:06 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/16/18 | Robert Kraychik
    The new “NPC” meme mocks leftists by depicting them as unthinking and reflexive automatons. The meme has upset the left so much that Twitter is now banning people posting it for “dehumanizing speech,” but its humble origins are the computer-controlled characters of limited intelligence found in most video games. The popular NPC meme trend frames its targets as non-player characters (NPCs) who reflexively spout neo-Marxist axioms in response to real-world events. Actual NPCs are computer-controlled characters in video games with limited scripted responses given the parameters of the games in which they appear. For example, NPCs may assign quests to...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Van Crashes Before Bob Menendez Fundraiser (video)

    10/16/2018 9:24:12 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 81 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/16/18 | Charlie Spiering
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s van crashed inside a parking garage prior to a fundraiser for Sen. Bob Menendez on Monday. Video obtained by NTK Network shows Clinton’s van pulling into a parking garage and crashing into something before Clinton and her top aide, Huma Abedin, exit the vehicle. The National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) mocked the accident on Twitter: LIVE LOOK at @HillaryClinton trying to save @SenatorMenendez. (Spoiler alert: she crashes.) #NJSen pic.twitter.com/7poUpIYxl6 — The Senate Majority (@NRSC) October 16, 2018 VIDEO
  • Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface'

    10/16/2018 8:41:26 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 146 replies
    Hill ^ | 10/16/18 | jordan Fabian
    President Trump on Tuesday called adult-film star Stormy Daniels "Horseface" and denounced her legal efforts against him as a "total con!" “'Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.' @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in the Great State of Texas. She will confirm the letter she signed! She knows nothing about me, a total con!' he tweeted. “Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.” @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd...
  • Democrats Gain Huge Fundraising Advantage in 2018 Elections

    10/16/2018 6:37:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    brietbart ^ | 10/15/2018 | Neil Munro
    A flood of donations has allowed Democratic candidates to outspend GOP candidates by almost 2:1 in 80 competitive districts since July, according to an analysis by the Associated Press. The donations will allow Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s Democratic House candidates to spend $50 million on advertising more than GOP candidates in the run-up to election day, according to the Washington Post. Much of the extra funding comes from small-dollar donations via the Act Blue website, which offers Democrats an easy way to direct donations to their favored local candidates. USA Today reported in August: The group predicts donations will top $1.5...
  • UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ‘SEVERE snow’ - FREAK SOLAR STORM warning

    10/16/2018 12:53:02 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 37 replies
    UK Express ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Nathan Rao
    Freak changes in the composition of space around the sun are about to drive a chain of meteorological events locking the UK into a savage early Arctic freeze, it has been claimed. The so-called solar corona has become dotted with holes on its Earth-facing side threatening serious knock-on effects to the flow of the jet stream and the weather this winter. Temperatures are expected to nosedive towards the end of October bringing ‘substantial snowfall’ across Scotland, northern and central England. It could herald the start of a four-month Polar assault with snow and sub-zero temperatures threatening to grip the nation...
  • SEN. HATCH TROLLS SEN. WARREN, CLAIMS HE’S 1/1032 T-REX

    10/15/2018 10:03:33 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 47 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/15/18 | Mike Brest
    Hatch, 84, tweeted, “DNA Test Results 1/1032 T-Rex. The rest: other dinosaurs.” According to his joke, Hatch could have the same percentage T-Rex as Warren might be Native American. The Boston Globe originally claimed on Monday that the DNA test revealed Warren was somewhere between 1/32 and 1/512 Native American, however they then corrected their story saying the numbers are actually between 1/64 and 1/1,024.
  • Why U.N. climate report cannot be trusted

    10/15/2018 7:42:30 PM PDT · by TBP · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 15, 2018 | Tim Ball and Tom Harris
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate forecasts were wrong from their earliest reports in 1990. They were so inaccurate that they stopped calling them forecasts and made three “projections”: low, medium, and high. Since then, even their “low” scenario projections were wrong. Writing in 2002 about the SPM of Working Group I of the IPCC Third Assessment Report, IPCC Reviewer and independent analyst David Wojick explained the sort of problems typical of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change summary reports: What is systematically omitted from the Summary for Policymakers are precisely the uncertainties and positive counter evidence that might negate...
  • Why Trump may be the most honest president ever

    10/15/2018 7:18:02 PM PDT · by TBP · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 15, 2018 | Marc Thiessen
    when it comes to the real barometer of presidential truthfulness — keeping his promises — Trump is a paragon of honesty. For better or worse, since taking office, Trump has done exactly what he promised he would. Trump kept his promise to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, something his three immediate predecessors also promised yet failed to do. He promised to “crush and destroy ISIS,” and two years later, he is on the verge of eliminating the Islamic State’s physical caliphate. He promised to impose a travel ban on countries he saw as posing...
  • How ITV's Butterfly hopes to be a 'game-changer' for trans people(major hurl alert)

    10/15/2018 2:17:02 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 10 replies
    BBC News ^ | 15 October 2018 | Rebecca Thomas
    ITV has set itself a challenge with its latest drama Butterfly.It tells the story of a transgender child and a family struggling to know how best to deal with the transition. It stars Anna Friel as Vicky, mother to 11-year-old Max (Callum Booth-Ford), who wants to become Maxine. Emmett J Scanlan, of Hollyoaks fame, plays father Stephen. Alison Steadman takes the role of Vicky's mum and Millie Gibson is Max's sister Lily. The family has been torn apart. Despite the couple's love, Stephen has left, unable to cope with Vicky allowing Max to be a girl at home. Meanwhile outside,...
  • Police Department Confirms What Gun Owners Already Know: Suppressors Limit Hearing Damage

    10/15/2018 10:43:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/15/2018 | Beth Baumann
    Police in Spokane, located in eastern Washington state, will soon have all 181 rifles equipped with suppressors, something the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage. The move is said to protect the department from workers compensation claims and civilian lawsuits. “It’s nothing more than like the muffler you put on your car,” Lt. Rob Boothe, the range master and lead firearms instructor for the department, told the Spokesman-Review. According to City Council President Ben Stuckart, residents wanted to know why the police department needed suppressors. “I had a couple citizens contact me about why the police...
  • (30 years ago) WS1988 Gm1: Scully's call of Gibson memorable at-bat

    10/15/2018 8:35:07 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 15, 2018 - 30 years later | Vin Scully
    THE CALL BY THE GREATEST BROADCASTER EVER DON DRYSDALE'S RADIO CALL RECENT CONVERSATION BETWEEN GIBBY AND ECKERSLY
  • Transgender Woman Becomes First Ever World Champion in Women’s Cycling

    10/15/2018 5:29:53 AM PDT · by grundle · 62 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 14, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Dr. Rachel McKinnon became the first ever transgender world champion in a womens cycling event this weekend. She whooped them little girls. Rachel McKinnon is standing in the middle of the photo. The other thing that makes this incident particularly interesting is that McKinnon believes that men who identity as women should not be required to take testosterone suppressing hormones (let alone have gender reassignment surgery) in order to participate in women’s athletic competitions.