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  • Pentagon secretly set up program to investigate UFOs at Harry Reid's urging [donors idea]

    12/16/2017 12:37:17 PM PST · by SJackson
    Fox News ^ | Alex Pappas
    Pentagon secretly set up program to investigate UFOs at Harry Reid's urging, reports say The Defense Department secretly set up a program ten years ago to investigate unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, at the urging of then-Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, according to new reports. The Defense Department secretly set up a program ten years ago to investigate unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, at the urging of then-Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, according to new reports. Both The New York Times and the website Politico published stories Saturday revealing the existence of the Pentagon’s now-defunct Advanced Aerospace Threat...
  • On Colbert’s ‘Late Show,’ Emanuel Calls Chicago A City Trump Will ‘Never Sleep In’

    12/16/2017 12:36:38 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen
    CBS News (Chicago) ^ | 12/12/2017 | staff
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave the audience at “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” a little taste of Chicago on Monday, declaring his love for the Cubs, deep dish pizza, and 16-inch softball; while also defending the city’s immigration policies against President Trump’s attacks. In his first visit to Colbert’s late night talk show on CBS, the mayor offered a new anti-Trump motto for Chicago: “A city he’ll never sleep in.” “I think what he’s doing is wrong for the direction of the city. It’s not how I wanted the election to turn out, and so we’ve declared Chicago’s going to...
  • LOL: Some Want Chelsea Clinton To Run For Senate (That's All What This Country Needs...)

    12/16/2017 12:27:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | December 16, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    I don’t know whether this is comedy or a sign that in rural America, Democrats really don’t have anyone to run in statewide races. There were rumors that Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) could become the next director of the CIA, current CIA Director Mike Pompeo would become secretary of state, and current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would be asked to take a hike. Talk about some unwelcome Thanksgiving news if you’re Tillerson. The Trump White House has rejected the notion that this plan is in the works. Tillerson himself said he’s never considered leaving his current post. Still, that...
  • BuzzFeed editor locks down her account after Christmas wish goes wrong ("Communism NOW!")

    12/16/2017 12:23:40 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 11 replies ^ | 7:30 am on December 16, 2017 | Greg P.
    BuzzFeedUK Science Editor Kelly Oakes locked down her Twitter account on Friday after her Christmas wish went viral. Well, what did she think would happen when she tweeted, “All I want for Christmas is full communism now”?
  • Word for Mac issue: saved open file suddenly becomes a "work file"

    12/16/2017 12:22:37 PM PST · by rudy45 · 1 replies
    On many occasions, I will be working on a previously-saved Word document. Normally, after I make changes and save, it simply gets saved--that is, I get NO window to name the file, because the file already exists. Sometimes, however, when I save such an open, already-created file, the name of the file suddenly changes to be a work file. At the same time, I get the window and dialog for saving a file and specifying a location. I then have to re-save that file, because if I don't, I lose not only that work file but also the previously-saved file...
  • REPORTER: ‘Mark My Words, The House is Going To Be Rocked in The Coming 72 Hours’

    12/16/2017 12:17:42 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | December 16, 2017 | Joshua Caplan
    Capitol Hill is on pins and needles amid a deluge of sexual harassment allegations. According to the Daily Caller‘s Luke Rosiak, one of the leading journalists investigating the Awan brothers’ scandal, things are about to take yet another dark turn. “Congress’ human resources scandal is just getting started. I anticipate we will see the resignation of more than a dozen House members over harassment and secret settlements, and soon,” tweeted Luke Rosiak. Luke Rosiak ✔ @lukerosiak Congress' human resources scandal is just getting started. I anticipate we will see the resignation of more than a dozen House members over harassment...
  • Have you ever noticed that "precedents" always benefit bigger, growing government?

    12/16/2017 12:06:21 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 2 replies
    Net Neutrality was just repealed. Why isn't that precedent setting? It's very precedent setting to me. You see, this word, "precedent", too, has been corrupted by the progressives. What if an entire agency were abolished tomorrow? Would that be precedent setting? In reality, yes it would be setting a precedent. But would it be cast that way? No, of course not. It wouldn't be talked of that way, and it wouldn't be reported that way. But on the other hand any time a court decision, or trillion dollar budgets, or thousands of executive orders, etc etc..... all of that and...
  • Dylan Farrow attacks the stars of Woody Allen's new film on release day

    12/16/2017 12:02:27 PM PST · by bgill · 4 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | Dec. 16, 2017 | wenn
    Woody Allen's estranged daughter has blasted Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake for starring in her dad's latest movie, while sexual assault allegations hang over him.Dylan Farrow, who claims Woody molested her as a child, marked the release of her adopted dad's latest film "Wonder Wheel" on Friday by attacking the movie's stars. She took to Twitter to condemn the stars for agreeing to be part of Allen's latest project. "Today Woody Allen releases another film nationwide," she wrote. "People like @jtimberlake, @JimBelushi, #KateWinslet, and others will promote it and praise him for it.
  • Trump Saves Taxpayers $3,000,000 by Nuking Obama-Designed Website

    12/16/2017 11:52:11 AM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 15 replies
    conservative tribune ^ | 12/15/17 | Cillian Zeal
    When it comes to website design, the Obama White House was not known for doing so efficiently or cheaply. Those with long memories of insurance exchanges can attest to this. Apparently, this kind of profligacy extends to other web portals as well. And President Trump’s administration is going to save $3,000,000 by nuking the current design of and unveiling a new one.
  • WHAT!? Russian Liberals Claim Russia is a Loser in The Middle Eastern Geopolitical Game

    WHAT!? Russian Liberals Claim Russia is a Loser in The Middle Eastern Geopolitical Game
  • Easthampton H.S. students to use the term “first year students” instead of “freshmen”

    12/16/2017 11:33:44 AM PST · by bgill · 27 replies
    wwlp ^ | Dec. 14, 2017 | Tashanea Whitlow
    Easthampton High School freshmen are now being referred to as “first year students” as the school aims to be more gender inclusive... The change comes after students from the Gender and Sexuality Alliance Group made recommendations to the handbook committee, on how the school’s handbook language could be made more gender neutral.
  • Yes, America, The Government Had A Hit List At Bundy Ranch!

    12/16/2017 11:11:49 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 16 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 12-16-2017 | Tim Brown
    It's funny how when you report on things that people call you a "conspiracy theorist" and opine, "our government would never do that."  Such was the case of plenty of commenters back in 2014 when the protests and standoff took place in Bunkerville, Nevada at Bundy Ranch.  Well, there was clearly a kill list by government agents as to who was to be targeted and at the top of the list was none other than Cliven Bundy. On Friday, I reported on a letter from Bureau of Land Management agent Larry Wooten, and Washington State Rep. Matt Shea's comments regarding...
  • Top gun rights priority prospects dim, even in GOP-controlled Washington

    12/16/2017 11:07:02 AM PST · by Reno89519 · 9 replies
    McClatchy DC Bureau ^ | December 14, 2017 | Andrea Drusch
    Gun rights activists spent record amounts last year to elect Republicans — but aren’t likely to get their biggest wish, nationwide concealed carry legislation, approved before the 2018 elections. Activists are blaming the Republicans they help put in power — as well as Democrats — for the lack of action on the gun lobby’s number one legislative priority. “The gun rights community does not appreciate the fact that reciprocity languished for so long, and then following two tragic shootings, it seems the first initial response from some in the GOP was, ‘We need additional gun control,’ aka the NICS fix,”...
  • Virginia woman killed in 'grisly mauling' by her dogs, cops say

    12/16/2017 11:06:15 AM PST · by familyop · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 16DEC17 | Fox News
    "It appears she was taken to the ground, lost consciousness, and the dogs then mauled her to death,...The area where they found the victim’s body was covered in blood, Agnew said, adding that it took at least eight hours for investigators to collect over 60 pieces of evidence. "It was an absolutely grisly mauling," Sheriff Agnew said. "In my 40 years of law enforcement I've never seen anything quite like it.
  • Listen: This ENTIRE Family Is Transgender — Including TWO Young Kids (barf alert)

    12/16/2017 11:05:13 AM PST · by simpson96 · 41 replies
    Project Republic Today ^ | 12/14/2017 | Benjamin DeLisi
    A local news radio channel in Arizona ran a fluff piece on a family that is in transition — as in, the entire family, including the two young children, are all transgender. Daniel Harrot, the “father” of the family, is a 41-year-old biological female who identifies as a male. “It feels like you’re getting to live for the first time,” Daniel told KJZZ. “And my children are getting to be who they’ve always wanted to be.” Daniel’s daughter Mason, an 11-year-old biological female, identifies as a boy. And his son Josh, a 13-year-old biological male, identifies as a girl. Confused...
  • Medical Question

    12/16/2017 11:03:52 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 18 replies
    email from a friend | 12/16/2017 | unknown
    I don't understand why prescription medicine is allowed to advertise on TV or why anyone would think of trying one of the medicines after listening to the laundry list of warnings of possible side effects. Suppose the Food and Drug Administration expanded their domain and regulated the wine business. Here’s a possible outcome of that control. ============================== ====== - Do you have feelings  of inadequacy? - Do you suffer from shyness? - Do you sometimes wish you were more assertive? - Do you sometimes feel stressed? If you answered yes to any of these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist...
  • Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders

    12/16/2017 10:59:28 AM PST · by iowamark · 12 replies
    Dear Friends: As leaders of various communities of faith throughout the United States, many of us came together in the past to affirm our commitment to marriage as the union of one man and one woman and as the foundation of society. We reiterate that natural marriage continues to be invaluable to American society. We come together to join our voices on a more fundamental precept of our shared existence, namely, that human beings are male or female and that the socio-cultural reality of gender cannot be separated from one's sex as male or female. We acknowledge and affirm that...
  • This Sputnik Moment (China et al)

    12/16/2017 10:58:04 AM PST · by RightGeek · 3 replies
    The American Interest ^ | 12/15/2017 | Larry Diamond
    As authoritarian states like China double down on strategic investments and project their “sharp power” abroad, the United States may finally be reaching a new Sputnik moment. It takes a pretty big shock to the system to transform the way the United States engages the world. A spate of German submarine attacks on American merchant ships was the final trigger for American entry into World War I. Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor brought America into World War II. The attacks on September 11 led the United States to invade Afghanistan and then Iraq.More relevant to the current moment was the...
  • Alabama's Confusing US Senate ballot may be Roy Moore's last hope

    12/16/2017 10:34:48 AM PST · by Jocallag · 59 replies
    Selous Foundation ^ | 12/15/2017 | Jay O'Callaghan
    Alabama’s recent hotly contested special U.S. Senate election was marred by considerable ballot confusion caused by the state’s straight party voting ballot which allowed voters two ways to vote for the two candidates.
  • Stunning images show the awesome beauty and intense power of waves as they batter the shore

    12/16/2017 10:27:09 AM PST · by mairdie · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16 December 2017 | Jennifer Newton
    Watching waves crash into the shoreline can be a beautiful and mesmerizing sight. And these stunning images snapped by the world's top surf photographers show the intense power the sea can have. The dramatic pictures form part of a eye-catching new book called Amazing Waves, that is aimed at surfers wanting to learn how to ride them.