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  • It's time to end women's sports

    10/16/2018 9:01:38 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 16, 2018 | Selwyn Duke
    It's time to end women's sports – especially since they're not just "women's" sports anymore. A case in point is "Rachel" McKinnon, Ph.D., a man masquerading as a woman (MMW), or a "transgender," as the enlighteners say, who just won a women's masters cycling event. As The Gateway Pundit's Jim Hoft (almost) put it, he "whooped them little girls." McKinnon isn't alone, as many MMW have won women's sporting events during the last decade. To name just a few, a 55-year-old MMW won a women's long-drive competition (golf) in 2008. Last year, a 39-year-old MMW won a women's weightlifting event....
  • Nikki Haley blasts China, calls government 'straight out of George Orwell'

    10/16/2018 6:00:01 AM PDT · by LoicW · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/15/18 | Lucas Tomlinson
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused China of persecuting religious and ethnic minorities on a massive scale Monday in her first public remarks since announcing she would leave office last week. "It is the largest internment of civilians in the world today," Haley said in keynote remarks at the Chiefs of Defense Conference Dinner in Washington. "It may be the largest since World War II." The former South Carolina governor was particularly critical of Beijing's crackdown on Uighur and other Muslim minorities in China's northwest, which she described as being "straight out of George Orwell."
  • 'Creepy Porn Lawyer Alert': Tucker Reacts to Judge Tossing Avenatti-Trump Suit

    10/16/2018 2:52:09 AM PDT · by JonnyFive · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/15/18 | Tucker Carlson
    Tucker Carlson said Monday that attorney Michael Avenatti -- whom he dubbed "the Creepy Porn Lawyer" -- may have to pay President Donald Trump's attorneys' fees after a lawsuit brought by client Stormy Daniels was tossed out by a federal judge. Judge S. James Otero, a George W. Bush appointee in California, issued the ruling Monday regarding the porn actress' claim Trump defamed her by suggesting in a tweet that she lied about efforts to suppress talk of their alleged tryst.
  • Joe Rogan Experience #1184 - Roseanne Barr

    10/15/2018 8:58:39 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | Streamed live on Oct 11, 2018 | interviewed by Joe Rogan
  • Public Schools: the Three Big Problems that We Must Fix

    10/15/2018 7:34:39 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 20 replies
    Republic Standard ^ | May 1, 2018 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Summary: One thing our public schools do well is undermine real education.... K-12 education is a big swirl of unnecessary problems and impasses. Millions of children are damaged by what seem to be ideological decisions. Our self-appointed experts, which I call the Education Establishment, appear unable to improve the schools. Worse, they don't seem to want to. Let’s identify the three main problems as the first step toward fixing them: First, our schools seem to become dumber by the year and probably by the month. Government statistics say that the majority of our students, in both fourth grade and eighth...
  • Hick and Kasich take their bromance to CNN to introduced their bipartisan model (trunc)

    10/15/2018 6:25:54 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 30 replies
    Denverite ^ | 12 Oct, 2018 | Esteban L. Hernandez
    Full Title: Hick and Kasich take their bromance to CNN to introduced their bipartisan model to working stuff out Gov. John Hickenlooper joined BFF and Ohio Gov. John Kasich on a CNN segment released Friday to discuss why the two have decided to join forces to show Democrats and Republicans can be friends. Speaking to CNN reporter Christiane Amanpour, Kasich, a Republican, claims the two are just “hanging out,” which he said is what happens when you “click with somebody.” And again, this is CNN, not an anonymous People magazine item about celebrities “stepping out.” He downplayed the potential for...
  • Potent Summer Movies Propel Total Box Office 9% Ahead Of 2017 Levels

    10/15/2018 5:21:07 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 9 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 15, 2018 | Dade Hayes
    Hollywood rode a powerhouse summer lineup to post double-digit gains in box office and attendance, setting itself up to hit a new full-year record haul in 2018 as long as the holiday season delivers. According to figures just out from the National Association of Theatre Owners, summer box office totaled $4.398 billion, up more than 14% over the previous year. Admissions hit nearly 483 million, up 12%. Each of the top five grossers in the third quarter qualifies as an upside surprise: Mission: Impossible – Fallout; Ant-Man and the Wasp; Crazy Rich Asians; Hotel Transylvania 3; and The Meg. For...
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Dies of Cancer at age 65

    10/15/2018 3:55:13 PM PDT · by RainMan · 20 replies
    MSN ^ | 10/15/2018
    Allen passed away Monday afternoon in Seattle at 65 years old, Vulcan said. His sister, Jody, said he was "a remarkable individual on every level." "While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much-loved brother and uncle, and an exceptional friend. Paul's family and friends were blessed to experience his wit, warmth, his generosity and deep concern," she said in a statement. "For all the demands on his schedule, there was always time for family and friends. At this time of loss and grief for us – and so many others – we...
  • Daniel Craig Gets Criticized (By Piers Morgan) For Wearing ‘Emasculating’ Baby Carrier

    10/15/2018 3:30:41 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Fatherly ^ | October 15, 2018 | Blake Harper
    For a new parent, a baby carrier can be a lifesaver, as it keeps you from having to bring a stroller with you everywhere or tire out your arms by lugging around a tiny human for hours on end. Yet Bond actor Daniel Craig has found himself the subject of extremely bizarre criticism from none other than Piers Morgan, who attempted to parent-shame Craig forÂ… wearing a papoose to carry his daughter? Actress Rachel Weisz, who married Craig in 2011, gave birth to their first child together last month and, like countless other parents, Craig recently used a baby carrier...
  • Countrywide Constitutional Carry?

    10/15/2018 2:09:29 PM PDT · by Sarcasm Factory · 24 replies
    Random Speculation | 15 October 2018 | Humble Self
    Now that a bare conservative majority finally exists on the Supreme Court, it's hard to refrain from wondering whether one more solidly conservative justice would be enough to give a fighting chance to a lawsuit claiming the right to openly carry firearms without a license across every state in the Union, especially New York, New Jersey, Illinois, California, and Hawaii. It's simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious to think of hundreds of rabidly anti-gun politicians in those states grinding their teeth in impotent hate as free citizens of every state traipsed freely within their jurisdictions with their loaded firearms, sporting maximum-capacity magazines, hanging at...
  • Portland, Oregon travel video

    10/15/2018 1:58:39 PM PDT · by Typelouder · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | #TedWheeler
    A hilarious video highlighting the vibrant, diverse population of Portland, Oregon
  • Jim Jones & Harvey Milk: The Secret History

    10/15/2018 12:43:12 PM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    American Conservative ^ | October 15, 2018 | Rod Dreher
    Next month marks the 40th anniversary of two landmark events of American popular culture: the assassination of pioneering gay politician Harvey Milk, and the mass suicide of 900 members of the Peoples Temple cult. If you remember anything about the mass suicide, it’s probably that cult leader Jim Jones was a fundamentalist Christian demon whose Bible-thumping berated brainwashed followers into drinking cyanide-laced Kool-Aid. Harvey Milk, by contrast, is a folk hero. The San Francisco supervisor became a gay-rights saint because he was martyred by a right-wing fanatic. That’s the received history in both cases. But according to author Daniel Flynn,...
  • CNN Poll: Biden Leads Field of 2020 Democratic Hopefuls

    10/15/2018 9:26:39 AM PDT · by LoicW · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/14/18 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Former Vice President Joe Biden is leading the field of prospective 2020 Democratic candidates, according to a recent poll from CNN. The CNN/SSRS poll, which surveyed 1,009 adults between October 4 and 7, found that one-third—or 33 percent—of Democrats and independents who leaned Democratic thought Biden would be the most likely to take on President Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Announce Royal Baby is Due in Spring

    10/15/2018 8:07:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/15/2018 | By MAIREAD MCARDLE
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child in the spring, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced on Monday. The royal couple touched down in Sydney, Australia on Monday and made the reveal just a few hours into their tour of the country. Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family were told the news Friday at the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle, according to reports. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the...
  • Biological male wins female world cycling championship

    10/15/2018 7:59:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/15/2018 | Rick Moran
    Yesterday, a biological male who identifies as a female won a women's world championship cycling event. Rachel McKinnon, a professor at the College of Charleston, won the women’s sprint 35-39 age bracket at the 2018 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. It's becoming more common for biological males who identify as female to win women's sporting events.  Daily Caller: McKinnon celebrated the victory on Twitter, writing: “First transgender woman world champion…ever.” Allowing biological males who identify as transgender women to compete in women’s athletic events has been a controversial subject, as critics have argued that it puts the female competitors at...
  • 'This is only the start': Nepal blocks 25,000 websites in porn ban

    10/15/2018 7:38:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    AP ^ | October 14, 2018 | Binaj Gurubacharya
    Nepalese internet providers have begun blocking thousands of pornographic websites as part of a government directive aimed at stopping sexual violence, officials said Sunday. The government issued new criminal and civil codes this year that include regulations against the use, broadcast and publication of pornographic materials with punishment for violators of up to one year in prison.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron is 'too arrogant, too snappy' — says his WIFE Brigitte

    10/15/2018 6:27:07 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 04:19 EDT, 15 October 2018 | Charlotte Dean
    French President Emmanual Macron has been told that he is too arrogant by his own wife Brigitte, who claims she is fed up of his high-handed manner. Brigitte Macron has urged his inner circle to tell him the truth because she feels like she is the only person who risks telling him when he is being high-handed, reports Le Parisien newspaper. She reportedly confided in members of her entourage that President Macron is “too arrogant, too snappy”, and nobody dares tell him otherwise. This comes as a new book revealed Mrs.. Macron has allegedly vowed retribution to the person who...
  • Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal Is Proud That Her Daughter Cried After Meeting A Non-Feminist Girl (tr)

    10/14/2018 8:14:16 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | October 14, 2018 | Hannah Bleau
    Some parents are proud when their kids are kind, generous, loving and compassionate. Feminist parents are proud when their kid CRIES after encountering a non-feminist. That’s exactly what Maggie Gyllenhaal’s daughter did. She’s obviously proud, because she told the story to everyone on “The View.” “She ran into somebody recently, a little girl her age, who said she wasn’t feminist and my daughter was astonished … she came home and cried to me about it,” she said. The View ✔ @TheView @mgyllenhaal shares about her 12-year-old daughter, who she calls an activist: "She ran into somebody recently, a little girl...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Spinoff 'Young Sheldon' Offers Scientific Explanation for Why God Exists

    10/14/2018 8:00:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/13/2018 | By Jeannie Law
    (Screenshot: CBS.com)Mary holds her song while in prayer, during season 2, Episode 3 of "Young Sheldon," aisr date Oct 4, 2018.A new episode of CBS' "Young Sheldon" offers a scientific explanation for why belief in a creator is logical.The spinoff of the hit series "The Big Bang Theory" aired last Thursday in an episode titled, "A Crisis of Faith and Octopus Aliens."WARNING: SPOILERS AHEADPromotional photo for CBS comedy series "Young Sheldon"The show began with a family visit to their home church. During the service, nine-year-old Sheldon interrupts the pastor to ask if Jesus came to save the octopus aliens in...
  • Hillary Clinton Coming to New Jersey to Campaign for Menendez (10/15)

    10/14/2018 7:23:34 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 51 replies
    Insider NJ ^ | September 5, 2018
    “I am honored to ask you to join me for a Women for Menendez Evening Reception with special guest Hillary Rodham Clinton in support of my re-election campaign! This exciting event will take place on Monday, October 15th at 6:00 PM in Jersey City, NJ.”