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National Political Incorrectness Day
by someone else in #politics on 19 Sep 2015  261 comments, latest a day ago
How about a national day where everyone is encouraged to say politically incorrect things? What would you say? You don't have to actually believe what you say, it just has...

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Listening To Trump's America
by Patrick in #politics on 7 Dec 2017  49 comments, latest 5 days ago
I'm at a talk at the Menlo Park, CA public library put on by a former state senator, Joe Simitian, a Democrat.He's calling it "Listening to Trump's America", which is...

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Sean Parker on Facebook: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains’ (theverge.com)
by Sniper in #crime on 9 Nov 2017  13 comments, latest a day ago
Parker says the social networking site exploits human psychological vulnerabilities through a validation feedback loop that gets people to constantly post to get even more likes and comments. “It's exactly...

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BREAKING: US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, will move embassy there, Trump to announce (cnbc.com)
by Strategist in #MiddleEast on 5 Dec 2017  28 comments, latest 5 days ago
#MiddleEasthttps://www.cnbc.co US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, will move embassy there, Trump to announcePresident Donald Trump will announce Wednesday that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of...

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Stop exchanging holiday gifts? Why most of us would gladly bow out (cbsnews.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Economics on 12 Dec 2017  18 comments, latest 4 hours ago
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans said they would skip exchanging gifts this holiday season if their friends and family agreed to it, according to a recent survey conducted online by...

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The End of NFL Football?
by BorderPatrol in #misc on 25 Sep 2017  81 comments, latest 3 days ago

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Islamic attacks continue (reuters.com)
by curious2 in #comment on 1 Oct 2017  13 comments, latest 2 days ago
"Knifeman yelling 'Allahu Akbar' shot dead after killing two in France***Police sources said the suspect had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, aged...

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Forcing kid to masturbate for cops in sexting case was wrong, court finds (arstechnica.com)
by Feux Follets in #Justice on 7 Dec 2017  7 comments, latest 6 days ago
federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in favor of a Virginia man who, as a teen, was once ordered by a lower court to be photographed while masturbating in the presence...

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Taking a second look at the learn-to-code craze (theconversation.com)
by Feux Follets in #Coding on 7 Dec 2017  14 comments, latest 6 days ago
Over the past five years, the idea that computer programming – or “coding” – is the key to the future for both children and adults alike has become received wisdom...

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Poll: 92% of Democrats ignorant and gullible (popnewsmagazine.com)
by Quigley in #politics on 10 Dec 2017  17 comments, latest 3 days ago
#politics“The liberal mainstream media has pushed the conspiracy that the Trump campaign was colluding with Russia during the 2016 election to defeat Hillary Clinton.This was a lie.In fact, it was...

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Here's How Much Retirees Are Spending To Support Their Adult Kids (zerohedge.com)
by Sniper in #economics on 10 Dec 2017  12 comments, latest 2 days ago
At one point in time in America, living at home with mom and dad after crossing out of your teenage years and into your 20s was embarrassing and something that...

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Funny picture thread
by zzyzzx in #humor on 9 Dec 2011  1,086 comments, latest 8 hours ago
#humor

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Music: What are you listening to this evening?
by jvolstad in #misc on 20 Mar 2017  472 comments, latest a day ago

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The Truth About Thanksgiving
by ohomen171 in #politics on 23 Nov 2017  4 comments, latest 2 days ago
#politicsTHANKSGIVINGWith Charity For AllIn these difficult times, it is well to remember that Thanksgiving became a national holiday in perhaps the darkest moment of America’s history.Though the observance of a...

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Alabama Church Comparing Roy Moore To Jesus ! (yahoo.com)
by Feux Follets in #GOP on 7 Dec 2017  6 comments, latest 6 days ago
An Alabama church is coming under fire for a sign on its billboard that compared Roy Moore, the state’s controversial Republican Senate candidate, to Jesus.Last week, the sign at Living...

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HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger (bbc.com)
by Patrick in #infosec on 11 Dec 2017  3 comments, latest 2 days ago
http://www.bbc.com/news/techno Hidden software that can record every letter typed on a computer keyboard has been discovered pre-installed on hundreds of HP laptop models.Security researcher Michael Myng found the keylogging code...

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Video “Please don’t shoot me” (nytimes.com)
by tovarichpeter in #politics on 11 Dec 2017  29 comments, latest 7 hours ago
#politicshttps://www.nytimes.c

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SF Mayor Ed Lee, and Sanctuary City lover, just croaked
by Goran_K in #politics on 12 Dec 2017  60 comments, latest 11 hours ago
#politicsGood riddance. The only thing I regret is that he got to reach age 65 and die of natural causes, and Kate Steinle took a bullet in the back from...

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There's a Special Place on Cable TV for Plain Talking Conservative Chicks With Lush Expansive Decolletage
by APOCALYPSEFUCK_is_ADORABLE in #politics on 12 Dec 2017  13 comments, latest 5 hours ago
Which is exactly why Nikky Haley and Ivanka should have their own show during which they read excerpts from The Wealth of Nations in the nude and munch each others'...
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