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Over Easy: Shopping

I'm not fond of shopping. Particularly grocery shopping. I find supermarkets to be a bore. Apparently my father had the same view of shopping and supermarkets because he insisted on going only once a month, of course it rarely turned out that way. There were 2 IGA supermarkets and an A&P that we would go to and a smaller "Quicky Mart" type store up here then..

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Just Once For years people here have been asking to see my undisclosed location in Portland---aka C&J HQ, aka Chez Billeh aka "Where the MAGIC happens." I've resisted, mostly for privacy reasons, but what the hell. Show More Summary

White Clergy Offer Their Pictures For Target Practice After North Miami Used Blacks

Lutheran clergy in Florida have offered their photos as targets for North Miami Beach police officers after it was discovered that police snipers were practising their marksmanship with mug shots of young black men. In a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #UseMeInstead, the clergy have begun tweeting photos of themselves in clerical collars to substitute [...]

Question asked of a mother who breastfed her son until he was 3: "At this point, don’t you think it’s more about your needs than his needs?"

And her answer was to laugh, "because they wouldn’t have said that if they’d ever seen my son ask to breastfeed."He would catapult himself into my bed every morning, smush himself up against me, and gleefully ask, “Can I have some mama’s...Show More Summary

Capital Journal: U.S. Spies on Millions of Cars | CIA Mission in Syria Goes Awry | The Politics of Obama’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

The Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): California mom busted for having sex with teen daughter’s ex-boy…

TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): California mom busted for having sex with teen daughter’s ex-boyfriend.

Crazy Warmists Continue To Blame Blizzard On “Climate Change”

I mentioned several Warmists yesterday blaming “Juno” on Hotcoldwetdry. Here are more of the unhinged Millions feeling the colder side of climate change in the US Northeast right now. Climate

Concerns over future of facilities at Launceston Police station

I'm backing our local Lib Dem MP Dan Rogerson in his call to get Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner to step in to protect facilities at Launceston Police Station. It follows suggestions that the custody suite at the station...Show More Summary

Tommy Edison, who often answers questions about what it's like to be blind, offers his questions for sighted people.

That's one of many highly entertaining videos from Edison, whom I encountered for the first time through BBC.com:Blind since birth, Edison set up a YouTube channel to review films from a blind person's perspective. The comments section was quickly filled with sighted people fascinated about what it's like to be blind. Show More Summary

100 days till polling day: the Tories are just ahead but anything could happen

Today marks 100 days till the election — so how is the race looking? Still very close, according to the most recent opinion polls. In three polls released over the… Continue reading The post 100 days till polling day: the Tories are just ahead but anything could happen appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Indiana Starts State-Run News Service, Just Like They Have In Communist Countries

Indiana Governor Mike Pence will provide pre-written news stories for news outlets. Just like what they teach you in journalism school.  Now read this:ISIS To Launch Cable Channel (Jan 20, 2015) Washington Free Beacon Names Criminal One Of Their ‘Men Of The Year’ (Dec 31, 2014) Video: TV Reporter Gets High Reporting Near Burning Drugs [...]

James Kerian: Democrat Lawmaker Insults 75% Of North Dakota

A bill to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation has been introduced each legislative session since 2009.  It has been voted down each time.  This year it is SB 2279 and the primary sponsor is Senator Carolyn Nelson, D-Fargo. There are a lot of reasons for the legislature to vote this bill down again.  There...

Russian Central Bank Deputy Head Shoots 3 Dead In The South-East Of The Country Before Killing Himself

The deputy head of the Russian Central Bank directorate in Amur region has shot dead three people before turning the gun on himself, Russian independent news service Interfax reports. The killer is alleged to have shot two women and a man in an office on the first floor of the regional Central Bank. Show More Summary

Best Television Theme Songs

Television theme songs are an undervalued part of why I remember many shows fondly. I can’t describe for you a single episode of Dad’s Army but I can sing you the theme song. Heck if I know what Tia and Temera were telling Rodger to go home for, but I can hum along to the [...] The post Best Television Theme Songs appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

PROFILES IN HYPOCRISY: Obama Films Anti-Oil-Drilling Video . . . From A Jet With A 53,000 Gallon Fu…

PROFILES IN HYPOCRISY: Obama Films Anti-Oil-Drilling Video... From A Jet With A 53,000 Gallon Fuel Tank. “On Saturday, Obama flew Air Force One over 8,000+ miles to India to discuss global warming and other issues.”

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On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

• Does the blockbuster hit American Sniper fall short of the truth? Iraq War veteran Ross Caputi explains why he believes Chris Kyle is NOT a hero.

5 Takeaways From Obama’s Trip to India

Michael Kugelman: Arguably the most memorable image of the trip was Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeting Mr. Obama with a long, deep embrace. This wasn’t done only for the cameras.

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