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Louisiana freshman dies after 'potential hazing incident' at fraternity, police say ‘Dreamer’ reacts to potential DACA deal: ‘We need something more concrete’ Jets LB Mauldin facing potential season-ending back surgery Facebook Halts Potential Anti-Semitic Ads Following Report Cassini is Being Sent to its Doom to Protect Potential Aliens Cubs announce... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Shortly after learning in May that a special counsel had been appointed to investigate links between his campaign associates and Russia, President Trump berated Attorney General Jeff Sessions in an Oval Office meeting and said he should resign.... Accusing Mr. Sessions of “disloyalty,” Mr. Trump unleashed a string of insults... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Andersen found Gad’s Hill, in Higham, Dickens’s country home, too cold, a biographer has noted. And he was also upset that no one was available to shave him in the morning. Soon his mood swings also became a problem. He lay down on the lawn and wept after receiving a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at American Squirm
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GORE: FILTHY ANIMAL: Capote I truly loathed. The way you might loathe an animal. A filthy animal that has found its way into the house. -TC Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at American Squirm
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August 2016, months after Houston had been hit by the second of two back-to-back “hundred year floods,” Mike Talbott, then the head of Houston’s flood control district, told The Texas Tribune and ProPublica that he still had no plans to study climate change or its potential impacts on the county... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Scott Pruitt says it’s not the time to talk climate change. For him, it never is. On Friday, during an interview with CNN, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said that it was inappropriate to discuss the effect of climate change on the intensity of Hurricane Irma. “What we need to focus... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Charlotte Mayoral Candidate Says Vote For Her Because She’s White A woman running to be mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, also promoted the fact that she’s white. In a since-deleted Facebook post, Kimberley Paige Barnette, 52, suggested voters should pick her Sept. 12 to be the Republican candidate for mayor... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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A police department in Georgia has started an investigation into one of its officers after he was recorded on a dashboard camera trying to convince a white woman that she had nothing to worry about during a traffic stop because she was not black. The video shows Greg Abbott of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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'Punks' charged with murder after pushing 81-year-old Sears employee to ground while stealing TV sets blitzkreig bopped Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at American Squirm
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Texas Republicans hit by Hurricane Harvey voted against Sandy aid for N.J. In Houston, Anxiety and Frantic Rescues as Floodwaters Rise I hope these self-serving hypocrites drown. Just saying. Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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You can now have sushi delivered by a drone In Reykjavik, Iceland — a city divided by inlets and waterways — traditional delivery by vehicle isn’t necessarily the quickest way to satisfy your cravings. These unique conditions, and the increasing demand for food that can be ordered online, have inspired... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at American Squirm
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President’s lawyer jumps into racial controversy by forwarding inflammatory email President Trump’s lawyer on Wednesday fanned an already-incendiary racial debate by forwarding an email advocating protection of some Confederate monuments and claiming that the protest group Black Lives Matter had been infiltrated by terrorists. THE FUNNY STUFF: Trump’s lawyer John... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Pence: 'The president has been clear' on the Charlottesville 'tragedy' idiot says what? Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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In the past 10 years, thousands of people have claimed to be affected by trypophobia, which is the fear of objects with small holes. Recent research suggests that people do not fear the holes; rather, images of clustered holes, which share basic visual characteristics with venomous organisms, lead to nonconscious... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at American Squirm
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As prospective students toured the campus one day last month, a guide explained why Ole Miss fans wear church clothes to football games. The football team, he said, represents the troops heading off to battle, harking back to 1861 when students enlisted en masse in the Confederate Army. Their families,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Immigrating to Trump’s America? Philosophers Need Not Apply The bill, known as the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act, or RAISE Act, was introduced by two Republican senators, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia. Receiving an Olympic medal is enough to bump you to the front... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at American Squirm
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Trump Is Definitely Not on Vacation, He Says as He Golfs, Crashes Weddings I would rarely leave the White House because there’s so much work to be done. I would not be a president who took vacations. I would not be a president that takes time off. -DT, 2015 Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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PURRLESQUE The Chateau Cat Girls bring on a new take to burlesque, featuring a wide array of seductive and surprising acts. These are not your average “cat ladies,” the Chateau Girls I'Dperformed feats of skill including but not limited to: fire hooping, aerial dance, singing, and some sultry, swinging steps.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at American Squirm
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If I were to run, I’d run as a Republican. They’re the dumbest group of voters in the country. They believe anything on FOX news. I could lie and they’d still eat it up. I bet my numbers would be terrific. – Donald Trump, People Magazine 1998 Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Stephen Miller attacks Statue of Liberty poem, echoing popular white nationalist talking point racist rant here Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Ivanka Trump is part of the problem NEPOTITE: CRACKERJACK REPORTER: Foolish optimists expected Ivanka Trump to be a moderating force in the White House. But by now it should be clear that she’s not part of any solution, which by definition means she’s part of the problem. -ER the expose Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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Eric Trump: ‘The People Of This Country Love My Father’ doofus says what? Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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The State Department splashed out over $100,000 on car rentals during First Daughter Tiffany Trump's recent vacation in Italy. Federal records show that three separate payments in the amounts of $54,694.84, $39,188.64 and $23,605.96 were made on July 18 in Rome. your tax dollars at work Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Pure Politics For Now People
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I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in... There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself. -SS Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at American Squirm