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Death By Suicide Comes In The Guise Of A Suitor

Robin Williams' death has started a very important conversation. Liz Conor keeps it going... and keeps on going.

Happy Labor Day

Hope your weekend was a great one. Some quotes ===> A hundred times every day, I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still [...]

THEY TOLD ME IF I VOTED FOR MITT ROMNEY, THE WHITE HOUSE WOULD BE A CESSPIT OF OLD-STYLE SEXISM. AN…

THEY TOLD ME IF I VOTED FOR MITT ROMNEY, THE WHITE HOUSE WOULD BE A CESSPIT OF OLD-STYLE SEXISM. AND THEY WERE RIGHT! No Men Need Apply: Michelle Obama’s Staff 100% Female.

How bad was Michael Brown's school?

A new study out this week shows that the Normandy school district, the district where Michael Brown graduated only days before his death, is the lowest-rated school district in the state. The district's rating declined 40 percent inShow More Summary

Update on “Suicide” of Handcuffed Man in LA

Benjamin Crump, the attorney representing the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, is calling for the Feds to investigate the “suicide” of Victor White, saying the explanation by the Louisiana authorities “fundamentally defies all logic.”

Man Beats Woman, Child, Throws Toddler from Car

A 46-year-old Chicago man is in custody after beating a woman, hitting her seven-year-old son when he tried to intervene and throwing an 18-month-old girl out a vehicle window early this morning, according to police. The girl was struck by the car as the man fled. Both children are hospitalized in stable condition.

Democrats Top Roll Call's Endangered Incumbent List

With Montana Democrat Sen. John Walsh dropping out, Democrats Mark Pryor and Mary Landrieu appear to be battling out to top Roll Call's most endangered incumbent list. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is still in a perilous political position, but Louisiana Sen. Show More Summary

According To Science, You’re Likely A Racist

Various studies show implicit biases, ones we may not be consciously aware of, exist. How do we know implicit biases exist? In a number of classic studies, research subjects are asked to complete a seemingly simple task, such as watching words pop up on a screen and quickly categorizing those words as either positive, like [...]

Feinstein: Obama is a Too Cautious Man Without A Plan

According to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), when it comes to responding to ISIS, Barack Obama is "very cautious. Maybe, in this instance, too cautious.” The comment came Sunday when she appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Feinstein chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee She also "agrees with an op-ed by Republican Sens. Show More Summary

IS THE GAMING WORLD TEARING ITSELF APART? “Gamers have uncovered evidence of such widespread corrup…

IS THE GAMING WORLD TEARING ITSELF APART? “Gamers have uncovered evidence of such widespread corruption and conflicts of interest that the gaming blogs may never recover from it. The response from reporters – for the most part, denial and dismissal – is akin to mass professional suicide.”

“Immigration Rights”–What Are They?

(John Hinderaker) While Joe Biden was exhorting Detroiters to “take back America,” presumably from Barack Obama and himself, the president also expounded on the meaning of Labor Day. His themes were tiresomely familiar–we are the good...Show More Summary

A COUPLE OF 55-GALLON DRUMS OF TEQUILA, AND I’D CALL THAT A PARTY TO REMEMBER: Passion Natural Wate…

A COUPLE OF 55-GALLON DRUMS OF TEQUILA, AND I’D CALL THAT A PARTY TO REMEMBER: Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant – 55 Gallon. What’s amazing is that there’s only one left in stock. But the reviews are amusing.

Terrific! THOUSANDS of Foreign Students Are Lost in the US (Video)

More good news… Thirteen years after 9-11, there are thousands of foreign students missing in the United States today. Watch more news videos | Latest from the US Judicial Watch reported on this back in 2013. Though a number of … Continue reading ?

50 years ago this month: the first time Pete Townshend destroyed his guitar as part of an on-stage performance.

"Pete Townshend said it was an accident the first time he smashed his guitar. He was playing with The Who in a small cramped room at the Railway Hotel in Harrow, west London. The ceiling was damp with condensation, the room smoky, a smell of sweat and stale beer. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart Returns to Nascar Racing

Nascar driver Tony Stewart returned to racing Sunday after a three-week hiatus that followed the accident in which Stewart struck and killed fellow sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. after the 20-year-old racer got out of his crashed vehicle and yelled at Stewart. Show More Summary

Overnight Open Thread (9-1-2014)

Donna Brazile: Obama Doesn't Have Time to Deal With All You Dumb Hillbillies Because if you want the president of the US to have an actual strategy to deal with the spread of IS, you just might be a redneck....

Cop Fired For Ferguson Facebook Posts, Like ‘Where Is A Muslim With A Backpack When You Need Them?’

Some people don’t know when to keep their hateful, racist comments themselves. St. Louis Officer Matthew Pappert was fired for making some pretty out-there comments, including one calling the protestors “rabid dogs.” The Glendale Police Department got wind of Pappert’s posts a little over a week ago and suspended him. One of the posts read, [...]

GOLFER-IN-CHIEF: ‘You are not up to this job’: Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action ca…

GOLFER-IN-CHIEF: ‘You are not up to this job’: Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action call for President Obama’s resignation.

New Car Review

Driving a Buick says something about you. It says that you’re the sort of person can’t afford a Cadillac, but not the sort of dirty, poor person who drives a Chevrolet. Happy Labor Day, by the way. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+

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