A school assignment asked for 3 benefits of slavery. This kid gave the only good answer.

January 16, 2018

… trash. But young Jerome dutifully filled it out anyway. His response was pretty much perfect. In the section reserved for “good reasons,” (again, for slavery), Jerome wrote, “I feel there is no good reason for slavery thats why I did not write.” Yep. That about covers it. The school assignment was intended to spark debate and discussion — but isn’t that part of the problem? We’re a country founded on freedom of speech and debating ideas, which often …

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Senator Al Frankens Resignation Is Deeply Unfair

January 15, 2018

… resignation was probably the right and necessary thing under the circumstances. The Twitter response to the piece was hugeabout four or five times the normal response I get. And it was, as near as I can remember, literally unanimously in defense of Franken. This made me start rethinking things. Yes, I still think the Democrats will regret this. But was his resignation really the right and necessary thing? For three weeks, I've been sitting around wondering why no pollster was asking …

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This father-son hockey hug is going viral, and it’s a great example of male affection.

January 14, 2018

… good news is that some research suggests many men today might just be up to the task, and are driven to provide “better quality of fathering than they had experienced.” In any case, the viral response to Butler’s embrace with his father shows that maybe we are ready for a world where a father can kiss his son, hold him when he’s sad, and embrace him in moments of joy. Even in the rough-and-tumble world of professional hockey. More From this publisher : HERE ; This post …

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New York’s JFK Airport isn’t a fun place to be the weekend after a bomb cyclone

January 13, 2018

… working to remove snow from JFK Airport after a winter storm dumped eight inches of snow on the tarmac. https://t.co/ZHLIa9PRSQ pic.twitter.com/jZMVZkI0Yc — ABC News (@ABC) January 6, 2018 I’ve been stuck at the JFK airport for the past 40 hours. My @KuwaitAirways flight was cancelled on 5th January & so far there’s been no news of a replacement flight. No airline representative has told us anything & no response on the airline helpline numbers too. — …

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CNN footage of Trump golfing leaves conservatives furious

January 7, 2018

… 17-seconds of footage of the president swinging a golf club,” Posobiec wrote, sharing CNN’s video. “I’m sure all of your parents are so proud.” The response was similar on r/The_Donald, a notorious pro-Trump subreddit known for its steadfast defense of the president (among other, less flattering things). In a thread linking to the Gateway Pundit’s “Creep News Network” post, several Trump supporting Redditors seemed concerned with how close CNN was …

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Trump plants trees to block CNN’s view of him golfing

January 6, 2018

President Trump played golf for the fifth straight day on Dec. 30, but you won’t be able to find any footage of him at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida.   CNN host Ana Cabrera noted . “Yes, new trees are being planted there.” CNN “” after the holiday. furious response from the right, which painted CNN as mere paparazzi. wroteOthers, like .—the son of Trump’s former security advisor , who in December—defended …

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Eminem Launched A Scathing Attack On Donald Trump And His Fans Are Loving It

January 3, 2018

… one debut on the Billboard Hot 200 chart. Industry forecasters predict that Revival will become Eminem’s eighth consecutive album to have a debut at number one. While the accolades keep pouring in on social media, there is one person Eminem has yet to hear from. Donald Trump, who is no stranger to Twitter, has so far tweeted nothing at all in response to the album’s release. Eminem says he is prepared for when Trump does decide to respond and has ideas for what to say …

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Dan Rather eloquently destroys GOP tax bill in viral Facebook post

January 2, 2018

Dan Ratherera of moral rot and the defiling of our communal, social, and democratic norms.” “Wealth can never be a measure of worth,” Rather wrote, going on to describe working-class Americans he said exemplify his vision of the U.S. Rather’s post, was a response to Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). On Monday, the senator by saying it “recognizes the people that are investing.”   As opposed to those that are just spending every darn penny they have, …

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I’m A Brown Woman Who’s Breaking Up With The Democratic Party

January 1, 2018

… him. The congresswoman’s staff caught wind of the event and asked if she could introduce the senator. I explained my position but invited her to come as a guest. No response. When pressed on her stance on racial inclusion, her staff didn’t respond to me directly but tattled on me to the white women co-hosting the event. I’m done with all that. And if you don’t want to lose more women like me, there are a few basic things you can do. Finally, mentor young people of …

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What I Expect To See From Politicians Come 2018

January 1, 2018

… a factual and informed response, Cornyn lazily hurls the term “fake news” at something he doesn’t like. In this era it has never been easier to put out a detailed response in your own words (or whoever you have handling all your statements) via a social media account or any sort of press release that could be seen instantly. Next year I’d like to see politicians bring back their respect to hardworking journalism, and have the gumption to actually factually challenge a …

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Heather Heyer’s Mom: I Have To Hide Her Grave From The Nazis

December 31, 2017

… woefully unprepared and woefully unprotected for what ensued. An independent report on the Charlottesville violence and police response to it, published this month, sharply criticized both the local law enforcement and local authorities. Bro echoes the findings. I know that for whatever reason we were woefully unprepared and woefully unprotected for what ensued, she tells The Daily Beast. We need to look to cities like Boston and San Francisco to see how they prepare for when these hate groups …

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I Think Bannon Made an Ass of Himself: Republicans Rejoice in Breitbart Chiefs Alabama Humiliation

December 31, 2017

… president kept tabs on the race in his residence in the White House. When he finally weighed in just after 11 p.m., Trumps response was uncharacteristically muted. Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory, the president wrote on Twitter. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends! One senior Trump aide stressed early Tuesday …

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John Oliver Gets Into Heated Argument with Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

December 29, 2017

… one statement in print. Does that feel like enough to you? First of all, it didnt happen, the way she reported, Hoffman replied. The Last Week Tonight host then addressed the It is not reflective of who I am portion of Hoffmans public statement, saying, Its that part of the response to this stuff that pisses me off. It is reflective of who you were. Youve given no evidence to show that it didnt happen. There was a period of time when you were a creeper around women. It feels like a cop-out to …

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Gallup: Obama, Hillary Clinton remain most admired

December 29, 2017

(CNN)Former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remain the most admired man and woman in the United States — a 10-year trend for Obama and 16 years running for Clinton. Gallup said about one-quarter of respondents could not name a man or woman they admire most, roughly similar to last year’s share who offered no opinion in response to the question. …

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Breitbart: Feminists are becoming witches to hex Donald Trump

December 26, 2017

… witchcraft laughing.” The Daily Dot reached out to both Nash and Breitbart Tech’s Allum Bokhari for comment and is awaiting a response. Meanwhile, Nash’s beliefs have gone viral, with feminists sounding the alarm after Breitbart finally learned the truth about third-wave feminism. Hocus Pocus, Shimmity Sham, Make America Great Again👿👿👿 — CLASSIC (@1Classic4u) December 19, 2017 At this point we might as well try everything. — Noetrope …

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Ted Cruz tries to take down Mark Hamill on Twitter, fails spectacularly

December 26, 2017

… RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF YOU! Maybe you're just distracted from watching porn at the office again❤️-mh https://t.co/nHpJVG1Wpe — @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) December 17, 2017 Hamill’s response included a jab at the senator’s alleged porn-watching habits, a clear reference to the internet-exploding moment earlier this year when his official Twitter account liked a pornographic video. Cruz denied being the one who clicked “like,” insisting it …

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Damian Green sacked after porn allegations

December 24, 2017

Mr Green, 61, who as first secretary of state was effectively the PM’s deputy, is the third cabinet minister to resign in the space of two months – Sir Michael Fallon and Priti Patel both quit in November. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May “will miss his advice, will miss his support” – Laura Kuenssberg on Damian Green sacking In her written response, Mrs May expressed “deep regret” at Mr Green’s …

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Exclusive: Rex Tillerson, in Meeting With U.S. Diplomats, Says Russia Interfered in Election

December 21, 2017

… Department. The next month, Tillerson told Bloomberg in reference to low diplomatic morale that Im not seeing it, Im not getting it. Inside the hallways of Foggy Bottom, Tillerson is on a death watch. His relationship with the president appears irrevocably shattered after October reports that the secretary referred to Trump as a fucking moron. Tillersons response was to hold a press conference swearing fealty to Trump, but he conspicuously declined to deny the remark. The relationship has yet …

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The internet laughs at Trump after he says he turned down Time magazines Person of the Year

December 21, 2017

… Trump’s tweet on Friday was also false. Here’s what Trump wrote Friday. Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 24, 2017 And Time’s response. The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year. TIME does …

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“Man Flu” Is A Real Thing, According To Researchers

December 21, 2017

… appears that men don’t exaggerate their symptoms; rather, they have a weaker immune response to viral respiratory illnesses. This leads to both an increase in the severity of the symptoms experienced, and even mortality rates, as determined by hospital records. Yeesh. Why would this be the case? According to his own personal survey of the scientific literature, Sue suggests that there’s a hormonal link, either because the balance within men leads to a weaker immune response, the …

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Woman who accused Trump of sexual assault finally gets her day in court

December 20, 2017

… inappropriate behavior.” BuzzFeed News reported that the subpoena wasn’t entered into the court file until September, however, when Allred and Wang filed it to dispute claims from Trump’s legal team that the subpoena was too broad. Related video Why did this 24 y/o become an Internet Exhibitionist? In October, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Trump’s original response to the allegations, stating that the women are lying. …

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‘Altercation men’ sought after Tube alert

December 16, 2017

Police initially treated the incident as potentially terrorism-related, while nearby Bond Street station was closed amid fears of overcrowding. The British Transport Police (BTP) said officers believe there was an altercation between two men on the platform before the scare. They have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to. Report End of Twitter post by @metpoliceuk Skip Twitter post by @BTP A big thank you for bearing with us whilst we and @metpoliceuk responded …

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Southern California firefighters race against time, winds

December 14, 2017

Los Angeles (CNN)Every day firefighters in Los Angeles receive a brush burning index report that indicates the fire danger. If it’s 165 or higher, that’s extreme. Terrazas and other officials in Southern California warned residents Wednesday evening that a series of wildfires fueled by wicked Santa Ana winds and dangerously dry vegetation likely was going to get even worse in the next 24 hours. See in 360°: Aftermath of the Ventura fire …

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Celebs Are Responding To A Heartbreaking Video Of A Child Discussing How He Gets Bullied At School

December 13, 2017

… life hit me on dm so we can chop it up love is the only way to beat hate 👊🏾☝🏾 A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on Dec 10, 2017 at 7:50am PST WOW!!!! What an incredible response!!! Keaton’s mom even took to social media to share her VERY shocked — and very mature — reaction to the outpouring of love (below): “Friends, overwhelmed is the understatement of the world right now. … I’m humbled by the voice my boy has been …

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Alabama police chief suspended for saying ‘silence is consent’ on Facebook

December 11, 2017

… comments were in response to an article posted about Beverly Young Nelson, one of the eight women who have accused Moore of pursuing them romantically or sexually when they were teenagers. Nelson said Moore tried to sexually assault her in 1977 when she was 16 and Moore was in his 30s. During a press conference about the accusation, Nelson had shown the press a signature of Moore’s in her high school yearbook. The post sharing the article included the phrases “fake news” and …

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Trump hits out at May over tweet criticism

December 11, 2017

Skip Twitter post by @realDonaldTrump .@Theresa_May, don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 30, 2017 Report End of Twitter post by @NLintheUSA The second video retweeted by Mr Trump shows a man smashing a statue of the Virgin Mary. Read more about the videos Why is Britain First big online? This video was uploaded to …

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