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  • 'I'd rather set myself on fire than do your f***ing show!' Stormy Daniels screamed at ...

    08/19/2018 3:01:02 PM PDT · by blueplum · 71 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 18 Aug 2018 | Katie Hind
    Celebrity Big Brother bosses before storming off set just two hours before the show was set to air ...A source close to the show said last night: ‘We have seen some meltdowns before but never anything on this scale. ...On Friday morning, Ms Daniels left Channel 5 furious once again when she booked herself to star on ITV’s Loose Women...However, after learning of her appearance, Channel 5’s lawyers contacted ITV staff to warn them they would be in breach of visa restrictions because they had sponsored her to work in the UK for them and nobody else...
  • Excellent Jewish Pro-Life Foundation video (1 1/2 minutes)

    08/19/2018 10:17:46 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 16, 2018 | Jewish Pro Life Foundation
    Beautiful short prolife video from Jewish Pro Life Foundation. Remarkable how much you can say in a minute and a half. VIDEO LINK
  • The Second Civil War in the US

    08/19/2018 6:23:51 AM PDT · by econjack · 131 replies
    Eastern Michigan University ^ | April 18, 2018 | Jack Minzey
    A few days ago, Jack Minzey, sent what was to be the final chapter in the long line of books and treatises which he had written. Jack went to be with the Lord, on Sunday, 8 April 2018. Professionally, Jack was head of the Department of Education at Eastern Michigan University as well as a prolific author of numerous books, most of which were on the topic of Education and the Government role therein. His interest in Conservative Politics was exceeded only by his intellectual ability. This is the last of his works: Civil War How do civil wars happen?...
  • Facebook Apologizes To PragerU, Restores Banned Videos [Facebook says it was a "mistake"]

    08/18/2018 11:21:50 PM PDT · by grundle · 54 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 18, 2018 | Scott Morefield
    Facebook on Friday issued an apology to PragerU for “mistakenly” removing several videos and limiting the reach of others. PragerU Aug 17, 2018 BREAKING: We're being heavily censored on @Facebook. Our last 9 posts are reaching 0 of our 3 million followers. At least two videos were deleted last night for “hate speech” including our recent video with @conservmillen. Facebook We mistakenly removed these videos and have restored them because they don't break our standards. This will reverse any reduction in content distribution you’ve experienced. We’re very sorry and are continuing to look into what happened with your Page. Aug...
  • This Day in History: Virginia Dare is Born

    08/18/2018 9:34:58 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 26 replies
    North Carolina History ^ | 8/18/18 | Anon
    Virginia Dare was born on August 18, 1587 at Roanoke Island in colonial Virginia (present-day North Carolina). Virginia Dare was the first English-born child in the Americas. She was the daughter of Ananias Dare and Eleanor Dare and the granddaughter of Governor John White. Ananias Dare served on the twelve-member board of directors for the Roanoke Colony. Virginia’s mother Eleanor was the daughter of Governor John White. The name Virginia was chosen to signify that she was the first English child born in Virginia. She was baptized into the Church of England on August 24, 1587 and was the first...
  • The absolute necessity of fathers: Warren Farrell/JB Peterson

    08/17/2018 10:12:55 AM PDT · by khelus · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 6, 2018 | Jordan Peterson
    I came across Dr. Warren Farrell's work a few years ago, when I read Why Men Earn More (https://amzn.to/2HX3Epj ), a careful study of the many reasons for the existence of the "gender pay gap," attributed by ideologues of the identity-politics persuasion to systemic patriarchal prejudice and oppression. Farrell has recently published another book, The Boy Crisis (https://amzn.to/2wnApuy ) with Dr. John Gray. We spent an intense 90 minutes discussing the crucial role played by fathers in child development, paying particular attention to play and delay of gratification. Dr. Farrell has been a target of radical left activists, who object...
  • Conservative women challenge Ocasio-Cortez to a debate

    08/17/2018 8:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 33 replies
    Fox News at youTube ^ | August 14, 2018
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV3L6DXWdsI
  • Fear and Loathing of Jordan Peterson

    08/17/2018 7:33:19 AM PDT · by khelus · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | Aug 17, 2018 | Suzanne Fields
    ... The latest provocateur is a Canadian psychologist and "public intellectual" who writes with fresh insight into the nature of the male animal. Dr. Jordan Peterson is a true phenomenon, a professor at the University of Toronto whose books and lectures are sold out, and whose multiple videos are played and replayed on social media. Depending on who you ask, he's the archetypal victim or brainy hero of these polarized times when an innocent conversation between a man and a woman can explode with awesome effect and considerable collateral damage. One profiler calls him "perhaps the single most loathed person...
  • Schmidt: 40 Precent of Americans Have ‘Surrendered Their Intellectual Sovereignty’ to Trump

    08/17/2018 5:15:43 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 96 replies
    brietbart ^ | 08/16/2018 | Pam Key
    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” campaign strategist for former President George W. Bush and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) Steve Schmidt said, “40 percent of the country has surrendered their intellectual sovereignty to Donald Trump.” Schmidt said, “He’s pursuing the only strategy he can pursue, which is try to incite his base. As he incites that base, that base gets smaller, and the majority grows in opposition to Trump, but the smaller base is a harder more intense one. If you go back to inauguration day, Trump has less support today than he did then. His base is smaller. The Republican party...
  • Spaghetti injunction: Pastafarianism is not a religion, Dutch court rules

    08/17/2018 3:47:01 AM PDT · by blueplum · 26 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | 17 Aug 2018 | Jon Henley
    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster follower denied right to wear colander in ID photos The Dutch council of state has ruled that Pastafarianism is not a religion, denying a follower of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster the right to wear a colander on her head in her passport and driving licence photo. Mienke de Wilde is now considering taking her case to the European court of human rights. The Netherlands’ highest court said de Wilde, a law student from Nijmegen, could not be exempted on religious grounds from a ban on headwear in ...
  • Exclusive: Omarosa's secret romance with 'corrupt' politician with his own White House!

    08/17/2018 1:20:50 AM PDT · by blueplum · 13 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 16 Aug 2018 | Ben Ashford
    Omarosa Manigault-Newman had a 'six-month fling' with the scandal-mired leader on a tiny Caribbean nation who was ousted from power and put on trial for corruption over claims he stole $16 million from public coffers, DailyMail.com can reveal. [snip] . They spent time on the island where he later built an $8 million mansion, nicknamed the 'White House,' which he is now accused of funding through graft...
  • Security Increased At The Boston Globe Following Threats

    08/16/2018 6:33:38 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 34 replies
    WRKO ^ | 8-16-18 | WRKO-iHeart
    -- Security is tighter Thursday afternoon at The Boston Globe headquarters. Police are stationed around the building for the rest of the day. Building management at 53 State Street sent a memo to all tenants -- saying The Globe had received several threats. The Boston Globe spear-headed an effort by more than 300 newspapers today, publishing editorials against president trump's attacks on the press. President Donald Trump tweeted that The Globe is in collusion with other papers on the issue of free press.
  • A 16-year-old hacked Apple and stole 90GB of secure files

    08/16/2018 6:25:22 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 28 replies
    BGR Media ^ | August 16th, 2018 | Chris Smith
    it turns out that while most hackers might not be able to get into Apple’s servers, a sixteen-year-old Australian with a passion for Apple managed to do it, stealing some 90GB of secure files and accessing customer accounts in the process. The best part is that he stored it all in a folder called “hacky hack hack.”
  • Aretha's Best

    08/16/2018 8:30:02 AM PDT · by paul in cape · 18 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/16/18 | self
    May she rest in peace. For me, her performance at the Grammy's, stepping in for an ill Luciano Pavarotti at the last minute, was the best. Video at link Please feel free to add your own.
  • History Channel’s ‘Ancient Aliens’ Outperforms CNN In Primetime

    08/16/2018 6:17:38 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/14/18 | Katherine Rodriguez
    CNN tanked in the cable ratings between August 6 and August 12, losing out to Fox News, MSNBC, and even the History Channel show Ancient Aliens, according to the latest data from Nielsen Media Research. CNN’s competitors, Fox News and MSNBC, defeated CNN handily in the ratings war this week. Fox News took the number one slot for primetime viewership at 2.18 million viewers, and MSNBC came in second with 1.75 million viewers. CNN finished in a distant seventh place, attracting 992,000 average viewers and falling behind HGTV, USA, the History Channel, and TBS in the weekly ratings. The primetime...
  • Nancy Pelosi Wants to Be House Speaker Again to Provide ‘Check and Balance on the President

    08/16/2018 5:37:31 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    brietbart ^ | 08/15/2018 | Penny Starr
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told the Chicago Tribune editorial board on Tuesday that Democrats need to take back the Chamber in November’s midterm elections so she may be restored as speaker of the House to provide “a check and balance” on President Donald Trump. Although Pelosi did not credit Trump for any of the many accomplishments of his short tenure as president, including — in the board’s words — his role in the economy, which is now “roaring.” The article also noted her stance seems to ignore “joblessness at a record low for Hispanics and near a record...
  • Ed Henry presses Katrina Pierson over recorded Omarosa call

    08/15/2018 7:42:36 PM PDT · by lionstar · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 15, 2018 | Fox News
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claims new audio shows Trump campaign staffers discussing racial slur.
  • Millennial Couple Bikes Through ISIS Territory to Prove ‘Humans Are Kind’ and Gets Killed

    08/15/2018 4:27:40 PM PDT · by GraceG · 211 replies
    Pluralist ^ | 15 Aug 2018 | Michael Sinkewicz
    "Evil is a make-believe concept we've invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans." A progressive young American couple was killed in an Islamic State-claimed terrorist attack last month while on a bike trip around the world. Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan, who were both in their late 20s, quit their jobs in 2017 to embark on a trip around the world. Austin, a vegan, and Geoghegan, a vegetarian, decided that they're were wasting their lives working. "I’ve grown tired of spending the best hours of my day in front of a glowing rectangle, of coloring the best years...
  • The FBI Says There's Going to be a Huge Bank Heist in the Coming Days

    08/15/2018 6:09:00 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 33 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 14 Aug 2018 | allie Detrick
    The FBI just warned banks that their customers’ accounts could be targeted by a worldwide ATM hacking scheme. The attack, known as an “ATM cash-out” or “unlimited operation,” is expected in the coming days, and will likely take place on a weekend or after banks have closed, according to information obtained by the FBI. Hackers will steal data by gaining access to bank systems or payment card processors. They’ll then alter bank data relating to fraud controls, maximum withdrawal limits, and even the amount of money in each account. Then, using the stolen information, they could withdraw large sums of...
  • Ron Reagan Jr: Trump Is an ‘Imbecilic Sociopath,’ Dragging the Presidency ‘Through the Gutter’

    08/15/2018 5:21:52 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 81 replies
    brietbart ^ | 08/14/2018 | Pam Key
    uesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Ron Reagan, Jr., son of former President Ronald Reagan, said President Donald Trump is an “imbecilic sociopath.” Reagan said, “You asked a few minutes ago if there was any other president we could remember would say anything like this about a fellow American citizen, and the answer is no, not publicly. If the last two years taught us anything, it’s that Donald Trump does not appreciate or grasp the grandeur and the dignity of the office he holds. And you are quite right if they are good people they grow into to the extent that they...