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  • Jordan Peterson And The Left-Wing Smear Machine

    05/25/2018 11:49:25 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 1 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | 5-25-18 | John Sexton
    Author Carol Horton identifies herself as someone who leans left on political and cultural issues. Yesterday, in a piece for Quillette, she describes looking into Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson and finding him “a refreshing departure from the standard discourse.” That put her at odds with friends who warned her that Peterson was “hate-filled right-wing propaganda.” But while Horton was willing to make up her own mind about Peterson, she found doing so left her feeling isolated and uncomfortable. Horton says the social pressure was so intense that she felt scared to speak up with her opinion. She believes that pressure...
  • Trump should make clear to North Korea that the Libya model is indeed on the table

    05/25/2018 11:39:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 25, 2018 | Marc Thiessen, The Washington Post
    After months of pretending to be normal and reasonable on the diplomatic stage, North Korea's mask has slipped, and Pyongyang is back to threatening a "nuclear-to-nuclear showdown" that will "make the U.S. taste an appalling tragedy it has neither experienced nor even imagined up to now." Why is Kim Jong Un's regime lashing out? It's not because it is offended at talk of a "Libya model." It's because it was hoping to follow the "Iran model" -- sanctions relief up front and weak inspections -- and is starting to realize that is not going to happen. When national security adviser...
  • Ancient Egyptian Art to Ancient Music

    05/25/2018 11:37:19 AM PDT · by mairdie · 4 replies
    An art history look at Ancient Egyptian Art to 'Sumerians, Egyptians and Greeks' and 'Ankh, the Sound of Ancient Egypt'. From Pre-Dynastic Period to Late Period.
  • How The Code Name ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Undermines The FBI’s Russia Story

    05/25/2018 11:33:24 AM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 14 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 25 May 2018 | Lee Smith
    The New York Times’ 4,000-word report last week on the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign’s possible ties to Russia revealed for the first time that the investigation was called “Crossfire Hurricane.” snip The answer may be found in the 1986 Penny Marshall film named after the song, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” In the Cold War-era comedy, a quirky bank officer played by Whoopi Goldberg comes to the aid of Jonathan Pryce, who plays a British spy being chased by the KGB. The code name “Crossfire Hurricane” is therefore most likely a reference to the former British...
  • Trump Rallies (and Surprises) Navy Grads:

    05/25/2018 11:32:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    President Trump traveled from the White House to Annapolis, Maryland Friday morning to give the commenement address for the 2018 U.S. Naval Academy graduating class. "You are now leaders in the most powerful and righteous force on the face of the planet: the United States military," President Trump said to a stadium filled with 30,000 people. "Each of you will make your own mark on the Navy, the Marine Corps, the military, and the history of our great nation...There is no hill our Marines our can’t take and there is no stronghold the SEALs can’t breach. There is no...
  • White House Team Might Still Head to North Korea Summit Site

    05/25/2018 11:25:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Roll Call ^ | May 25, 2018 | John T. Bennett
    A White House “advance team” slated to head to Singapore in preparation for the president’s canceled summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might still make the trip. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders left open the possibility and reiterated that President Donald Trump still wants to meet with the North Korean leader about a nuclear disarmament pact. That came one day after Trump canceled the June 12 meeting, concluding the North’s change in behavior from receptive to chilly to hostile meant Kim had gotten cold feet. “We’ll see. We still have a few hours before that takes...
  • The new gang of hyper-confident male atheists wants you to laugh at religion

    The New Atheists were never a particularly funny bunch. They were either, like Richard Dawkins, chippy materialists with a quasi-religious faith that science can offer a complete answer to any mystery worth contemplating. Or they were, like Christopher Hitchens, swaggering verbal stylists whose cleverness put a charming gloss on sentiments about believers that would otherwise sound like hate speech. But there is another gang of hyper-confident male atheists for whom knee-slapping humour is front and centre in their atheist proselytizing, far more than science or intellectual debate. These are the Comic Atheists, people like TV host Bill Maher, Family Guy...
  • Ex-aides say congressman and wife made them his servants

    05/25/2018 11:18:59 AM PDT · by centurion316 · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | May 25, 2018 | RACHAEL BADE, ALEX ISENSTADT and KYLE CHENEY
    Virginia Rep. Tom Garrett and his wife turned the congressman’s staff into personal servants, multiple former employees to the freshman Republican told POLITICO — assigning them tasks from grocery shopping to fetching the congressman’s clothes to caring for their pet dog, all during work hours. POLITICO has spoken with four former staffers who detailed a deeply dysfunctional office in which the congressman and his wife, Flanna, often demanded that staff run personal errands outside their typical congressional duties. The couple called on staff to pick up groceries, chauffeur Garrett’s daughters to and from his Virginia district, and fetch clothes that...
  • Trump welcomes 'productive' statement from North Korea, says Dems 'rooting against' talks

    05/25/2018 11:18:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump kept the diplomacy door open with North Korea on Friday, welcoming the regime's latest “productive” statement and saying the two sides are still talking following the administration’s decision to cancel a planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump nixed the summit, which was slated for June 12 in Singapore, following threats from North Korea. But hours after the U.S. pulled out of the meeting, North Korea issued a statement suggesting the regime was open to talks. “Very good news to receive the warm and productive statement from North Korea. We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully...
  • The Sloppy Redactors at the FBI and the Department of Justice

    05/25/2018 11:01:27 AM PDT · by davikkm · 20 replies
    IWB ^ | LV
    We are hearing a lot these days about how documents reluctantly provided to congress by the Department of Justice and the FBI have been heavily redacted, rendering them almost indecipherable. The operative word here is “almost.” There have been enough unredacted words or phrases in the documents submitted to congressional authorities to suspect one of the biggest cover-ups in American history. The FBI is inadvertently leaving small breadcrumbs exposed for congressmen to seek further information and question why this or that redaction was made, if it appears there is no reason why the redaction should be classified given the context...
  • French government offers to absorb '€35 billion of railway debt' to end strike

    05/25/2018 10:57:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 25 May 2018 11:36 CEST+02:00 | AFP
    The French government has agreed to absorb €35 billion in debt from the state railway SNCF, a top union official said Friday, as it seeks an end to nearly two months of strikes. Luc Berille, the head of the UNSA union, said that the state had proposed taking on €35 billion ($41 billion) of the SNCF’s €46 billion of debt, starting with €25 billion as soon as 2020. “The prime minister was specific,” Berille said after talks with premier Edouard Philippe, adding that the government would increase infrastructure investment by €200 million a year to reach an annual total of...
  • Jo Dan Gorman's latest intellectualfroglegs banned by youtube.

    Hey guys! Thank you for being here. I’m in my 6th year of Intellectual Froglegs, so I’ve learned to NEVER rely on liberals or liberal organizations—like YouTube. So even when they ban us… we will always have viewing option here. ONLINE: Vimeo, just added BitChute, Dailymotion, SMART TV: LibertyOneTV available via ROKU & Amazon Fire (Apple TV coming soon). Also available on VIMEO apps.
  • De Blasio: Trump Is Using MS-13 ‘to Paint Latinos as Dangerous’

    05/25/2018 10:47:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 46 replies
    breitbart ^ | PAM KEY
    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said President Donald Trump was using MS-13 “to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country.” De Blasio said, “Let’s talk about the speech in Long Island. That was painful. I went over the transcript again because I couldn’t believe it. It’s not about MS-13. It’s about an attempt to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country. Our police department rejects that. We became the safest big city in America because we worked with immigrant communities, they helped police make the city the safest big city in America....
  • San Antonio Express-News lays off 14 journalists

    05/25/2018 10:46:37 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 17 replies
    The San Antonio Express-News laid off 14 newsroom employees Wednesday and Thursday as parent company Hearst Corp. coordinates the operations of its newspapers throughout Texas. Publisher Susan Pape attributed the layoffs to “economic factors” and a desire to combine the company’s resources across the state. She said the paper remains profitable. The layoffs were spread across the newsroom affecting writers, editors and photographers on the sports, metro, features and photo teams.
  • NBA Western Conference Playoffs: Chris Paul out for Game 6 with hamstring injury

    05/25/2018 10:45:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    ESPN ^ | 05/25/2018
    Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will miss Saturday's Game 6 of the Western Conference finals at Golden State with a right hamstring strain, the team announced Friday. Paul will travel with the Rockets to Oakland, California, for the game, coach Mike D'Antoni said, and will be re-evaluated after the team returns to Houston. "It's obviously not something we wanted," D'Antoni said before Friday's practice. "I hate it for him above all. He's practically won us the past two games. But it's a great opportunity for other guys, and we have plenty to choose from. We'll be ready." Asked if...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis’s Chilean Sacrifice

    05/25/2018 10:37:05 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 25, 2018 | Henry Sire
    A few days ago Pope Francis told the bishops of the Catholic Church that they need to be prepared to resign when the right time comes for them. He even said that he hoped he would know when the Holy Spirit wants him to resign, a remark that was taken as a hint (not the first he has given) that he intends to do so at some point. As we waited for a manifestation of this resolve, on 18 May we were given a dramatic sign. The entire Catholic hierarchy of Chile (all thirty-one active bishops, with three retired ones...
  • Chris Matthews to Schiff Staffer: 'You've Got to Say Something that Leads to Impeachment'

    05/25/2018 10:34:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 25, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Have you noticed how frustrated much of the liberal media has become over the lack of any evidence of Trump-Russia collusion? Well, Thursday's Rolling Stone devoted a long article by Tessa Stuart giving one excuse after another why no such collusion has been discovered, How the House Intelligence Committee Collapsed on Adam Schiff.The subtitle is "The inside story of the California Democrat's failed crusade to investigate Donald Trump." However the big story here is contained in the very first paragraph in which it is revealed that Chris Matthews, obviously frustrated by Adam Schiff's appearances on Hardball in which nothing new...
  • Who will clean the puke in self-driving taxis?

    05/25/2018 10:32:44 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 47 replies
    Driving ^ | July 24, 2017 | Lorraine Sommerfield
    Bloomberg recently had an interesting headline: Self driving cars could have a vomit problem. It reports that rideshare drivers – those working for companies like Lyft and Uber – are already discovering a downside of the general public that retailers and restaurateurs and hoteliers have always known. People are pigs. It makes perfect sense that the same people who use white hotel towels to wipe their muddy shoes and return used appliances in sealed boxes will treat a hired ride just as poorly. Hell, some people treat their own cars in ways that would make you shudder. My son has...
  • Thomas Wictor Twitter Thread on North Korea

    05/25/2018 10:24:09 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 25 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 24, 2018 | Thomas Wictor
    So THIS is the plan. Here's the North Korean statement: The North Koreans are saying, "The US and North Korea can't even talk, due to the mutual historical baggage. So the only solution is reunification with the South." OH MY GOD. Kim Jong-un is saying that in order to improve relations, he's willing to dissolve his country! And with that one statement, China loses control of North Korea. Incredible. Trump and Bolton and Kim and Moon pulled off the mother of all deceptions. Next,Trump will agree to meet Kim. See, the Chinese were thinking small: nukes. Trump and Kim were...
  • It's High Time to Enforce Immigration Laws Against Dairy Farmers to Save America

    05/25/2018 10:22:02 AM PDT · by dangus · 18 replies
    Dangus
    President Trump was elected largely around a single cause: stopping illegal immigration. But the Republicans in Congress haven't done a damned thing. In fact, they've funded Pres. Obama's illegal amnesty and about 50 of them are fighting tooth-and-nail to make it permanent. Polls show massive majorities of both parties want to cut immigration. But the reason why immigration-reduction Democrats and Independents don't vote Republican is because they're quite certain nothing will get done either way, so they vote based on other issues. One need only look at the Reuters' daily tracking poll. Trump talked tough against MS-13 and the Demonrats...