Another Weekend of Protests and Marches, Trump Crashes Jersey Wedding, Mass. State Police Rescue UFO Hunters: A.M. Links

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    Anti-Sharia protests around the United States were met by counterprotesters. The gay pride parade in Los Angeles, meanwhile, transformed into a "resist march."

  • President Trump visited a wedding reception held at his golf club in New Jersey, where he was staying this weekend.
  • Preet Bharara claimed phone calls from the president made him uncomfortable.
  • Statehood won in a non-binding referendum in Puerto Rico with 97 percent of the vote amid turnout of 23 percent.
  • The party of Emmanuel Macron won an ovewhelming majority in the national legislature.
  • Members of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom are complaining that Theresa May bungled the election campaign and is now bungling the aftermath.
  • Megyn Kelly interviews Alex Jones for NBC News.
  • Three UFO hunters said they saw a "weird orb" while they were lost in the Blue Hills near Boston. State police had to rescue them.

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    1. Hello.

      Shut up, Preet. Did you meet your monthly wood chipper sale objectives?

  1. Anti-Sharia protests around the United States were met by counterprotesters.

    Pro-Sharia?

    1. In a way.

    2. Progressives have no problem with sharia law. God knows why. For a group that holds abortion as the most important thing, defending a group that is markedly less supportive of it than Christians seems foolish.

      1. Yep. The progressive love (tolerance?) of Islam is mind-blowing.

        1. Rich, you have to stop being logical. To some, Sharia Law = female genital mutilation, stoning adulterers, throwing gays off buildings…you know, Saudi Arabia. For others, it’s what terrorists believe, and they want us to believe it, too.

          Them, the other side is: you hate these people because they are different, with their brown skin and terroristy names, etc, so I must stand up for them because I am a good person.

          My guess is that 90% of the people – if not more – than the people at these gatherings are horrible.

          1. Rich, you have to stop being logical.

            For a site named “reason” ….

            1. The anti-Sharia peoples are icky, so they must be counter-protested! I mean, gosh.

          2. 90% of all people are horrible.

        2. I think it’s less love of Islam than love of whatever they see as opposed to and/or oppressed by Western civilization.
          Which is a bit odd, given Islam’s history of conquest, colonialism and oppression which, it seems to me, is much worse than that of European and American powers.

          1. Historical ignorance combined with a narcissistic inability to grasp any perspective other than one’s own does lead to some really stupid ideas about cultural oppression.

            1. Just ask Roland.

        3. I knew shortly after 9/11 that the so-called “progressives” would ultimately take the side of the Islamonazis in the Clash of Civilizations.

          They both hate the west, and especially America.

          1. Your days of being this site’s chief hysterical moron are rapidly coming to a middle.

    3. “Pro-Sharia?”

      No one was willing to say it out loud.

    4. It’s funny (in a black comedy kind of way) to watch this. The Left has come to depend on Protests as a combination religious ceremony and social event; kind of like Anglicans going to church. There are swaths of the Progressive Left for whom Protesting is their all consuming hobby. And now that the Conservative Right and Libertarians are adopting protests as a tactic, the Left are as outraged as if somebody had come in to church during services and urinated in the aisle.

      I mean, REALLY! Who do these people think they are! Why can’t they simply accept the directions of their Betters!

  2. Three UFO hunters said they saw a “weird orb” while they were lost in the Blue Hills near Boston. State police had to rescue them.

    Okay, someone keep Chris Christie away from hill folk.

    1. “Give me a hit off that orb!”

    2. Three guys who can’t hike into the pastoral country outside Boston without getting lost still expect us to believe them when they tell us “something is out there.”

  3. The gay pride parade in Los Angeles, meanwhile, transformed into a “resist march.”

    I don’t recall ever seeing any major party candidate for President other than Trump wave a rainbow flag at a campaign rally. News like this continues to puzzle me.

    1. It makes the calls for the GOP to become more “gay-friendly” absolutely retarded.

      Fuck the gay community. You want to be an arm for the Dems? Knock yourself out. Don’t expect conservatives to expend any energy for your “rights”

      1. Clinton was against gay marriage. Obama too. Yet, they fawn over them. Talk about no dignity.

        As far as I know, Trump has been consistent in his support of gay rights dating a couple of decades, yet they want to resist him?

        1. Hillary was too – these are their allies.

          1. Indeed. They keep saying “Why are Republicans so anti-gay” — yet when Republicans elect a President who is rather supportive of gay rights, they hate him regardless.

        2. Self-hating homos.

      2. Ever get the feeling that the gay community does not like being plain with the same rights to marry as everyone else?

      3. Fuck the gay community.

        It’s on the bucket list.

        1. Not mine. Except for hot lesbians.

      4. Fuck the idea that one shared characteristic makes a “community”.

        1. I was grasping for a snarky way to express something similar but sometimes being direct works too.

        2. So much for that community of fuckers because they all like to _____ .

        3. Go take it up with the LGBTQ community then – it’s their term, their brand, their movement.

      5. In which case, conservatives should not expect libertarians to be their allies.

        1. They don’t, nor do they care. The fags don’t give a fuck about you either, even though you’re ready to round people up and put them in camps on their behalf. For liberty!

      6. “Fuck the gay community.”

        Keep in mind, there is a difference between “The Gay Community” and “The Network of nitwits who declare as Gay and virtue signal by offending the squares in any way they can”, just as there is a difference between the “Black Community” and “the Black morons who follow quislings like Al Sharpton”.

        We should evaluate “Gay Rights” issues on their merits, not on how annoyed we are at the Ostentatiously Politically Gay.

        1. We should evaluate “Gay Rights” issues on their merits, not on how annoyed we are at the Ostentatiously Politically Gay.

          Check out Mr. Reasonable over here.

        2. Cops and Trump voters are all nigger beater Nazi lovers though. 99% of cops give the good ones a bad name. Hurr durrrrr. But judge every fag as the special snowflake that he or she is.

    2. Gay activism has been fully subsumed into the Progressive Left. Those are the interests they serve first.

      1. Hell, it’s always been like that. But it’s especially asinine now that there’s nothing left agitate about.

        1. There are still average Americans who are not pro-gay enough that need to be beat into submission.

          TO BATTLE!

          1. Nothing says convincing middle America to be more pro-gay like putting on a thong and simulating sex acts with your oiled-up buddies on a parade float.

    3. News like this continues to puzzle me.

      Really? Were marriage opponents too subtle in laying out that they believed the Gay Rights Movement was part of an agenda or the beginning of a slippery slope?

      1. Marriage opponents were not the ones wanting a float in the parade; GAYS who were pro TRUMP wanted the float but were told they couldn’t. That was my whole point.

    4. The one time I campaigned as a Libertarian and rode in the San Francisco pride parade, John Kerry flew out of town that morning.

    5. So it’s a Resist Pride parade now?

      Seems a little bigoted to me.

  4. Preet Bharara claimed phone calls from the president made him uncomfortable.

    Other things that make Preet uncomfortable: unindicted New York politicians, tree-removal equipment, free speech.

    1. It’s certainly interesting how life-long bureaucrats, particularly people like Bharara and Comey who presumably rubbed elbows with a lot of big-mouthed assholes in government and the media on a regular basis, were seemingly left on an uneven keel just from interacting with Trump.

      Comey, who’s 6’8″, tried to hide in the damn curtains on one occasion, for god’s sake.

    2. Other things that make Preet uncomfortable: mulch.

      1. Liberty and Due Process

  5. How to live without air conditioning

    A lot would have to change. We’d wake up earlier, and nap in the middle of the day to make up for it. We’d ride bikes and scooters everywhere, and swimming would replace running as the preferred form of exercise. Maybe we’d see the return of porch culture?of screened-in card games and flowing iced tea. And maybe we’d start taking pride in tricking out our finished basements. After a while we’d get used to it, just like we got used to the artificial indoor chill we take for granted now. And who knows?eventually we might even come to like it.

    These people should be put in camps.

    1. Boston Globe, huh? I cordially invite everyone involved in thinking this piece was a good idea to come sit on my porch in southern Virginia this afternoon, when the temperature and the humidity are both in the mid 90s.

      1. It’s going to be like that in Boston today.

        1. Even better. When can we expect an apologetic retraction?

          1. Five minutes after they turn off the AC at the Globe offices.

        2. Not sure who would think it’s a good idea to ride a Scooter in Boston. At least on a real motorcycle you make noise.

          Granted idiots who ride scooters wear 0 protective gear, so it’s less oppressively hot to be stuck in traffic. Then again, riding something on 2 wheels without protective gear in Boston is a good way to end up concussed and bruised.

          1. riding something on 2 wheels without protective gear in Boston is a good way to end up concussed and bruised.

            Or ending up as a bloodstain on the pavement.

      2. I invite them to visit George Ranch Historical Park near southwest Houston to see for themselves how people lived without air conditioning back in the ante bellum days. It wasn’t pretty.

      3. I cordially invite everyone involved in thinking this piece was a good idea to come sit on my porch in southern Virginia this afternoon

        See you in a few hours, friend.

        1. NEEDZ MOAR MINT JULEPS AND SOUTHERN COMFORT.

      4. I cordially invite everyone involved in thinking this piece was a good idea to come sit on my porch in southern Virginia this afternoon, when the temperature and the humidity are both in the mid 90s.

        I would invite them to Florida for a Summer Visit, but then the fucking Yankee bastards never seem to want to leave.

    2. There’s a reason temperate climates are more economically developed.

      1. The South would be a complete backwater without AC. But this article is yet another in the series of “things were so wonderful when everyone was poor” that nags like to write.

        1. I am a Sixth Generation Floridian. For a couple of years during college, I summered at my Grandmother’s house. The wholehouse fan pulling a breeze off the lake made it tolerable, but, damn did I appreciate getting back to my dormroom with the cranked-down AC in August.

          1. OK, not to do too much one upmanship, but I lived on the Amazon river, 2 degrees south of the equator for two years. No AC. It is miserable at first, but after a few weeks you do get used to it. Life did exist before AC….

            1. People would certainly adapt if AC went away completely, but the author is basically making a stupid argument in service to the Climate Cult. Rather than dump AC entirely, maybe these lefty wizards should figure out how to deliver AC-quality cooling systems that don’t ravish Mother Gaia.

              1. Then we should cut out electric lighting. Back in my day, we got up at sunrise and started drinking at sunset, and we were thankful the sun went down.

            2. Not a call to contest, just a comment.

              I could not have done 2 years in the Amazon.

              1. +1 candiru up the peehole

            3. How many people live there and would they leave if they had the chance?

              Did you have bugs that constantly lived with you or on you?

              Of course, life existed before AC but it is clearly a great invention.

    3. We’d ride bikes and scooters everywhere

      Bullshit.

    4. This guy’s idea is not even remotely an option for people suffering from allergies.

      This year has been particularly miserable in that regard.
      I normally can get by without taking antihistamines but this year has been the worst I can ever remember. Even while taking them I’m still not particularly happy.

      Usually in May and early June I can use the whole house fan to keep the house comfortable, but the allergens this spring have prevented that.

      I gave in this week and installed the room AC for my office.

      1. Fuck you for wanting to filter your air.

        My favorite is the canard that exposure prevents allergies.

        1. Even if that’s true, it’s a bit late for those who already have allergies.

          1. If you turned off your AC, you’d be able to afford to run the timemachine instead. Dummy.

    5. it takes less energy too cool a house 20 degrees than it takes to heat a house 50 degrees. you first Boston yankees.

      1. In places with cold winters, heat is a bit more essential than AC. But most people could safely turn down their thermostats by 10 degrees or more without risking frozen pipes.

      2. You sound like a stupid Southerner with typically shitty Southern-style insulation (aka none).

    6. We are probably overcooling our office buildings by 4 to 6 [degrees] F just so that office workers, particularly the males, can wear their business suits,

      Horseshit. Most men don’t wear suits any more and we still have to contend with the sweater-wearing female mob always turning up the heat.

      1. -2 erect nipples

      2. Cheaper systems tend to overcool to control humidity, which has a greater effect on perceived comfort than temperature.

    7. That would make Florida largely uninhabitable.l

      1. Yeah, but there are a lot of downsides too.

    8. After a while we’d get used to it, just like we got used to the artificial indoor chill we take for granted now. And who knows?eventually we might even come to like it.

      At the same time, feuds and dueling were much more common back then. It’s pretty well established that cold snaps and/or winters prevent or delay crime and, while I haven’t run the numbers, I wouldn’t at all be surprised by an inverse correlation between cooling BTUs per sq. ft. and crime. Who knows, we might end up shooting each other a little more often too.

    9. What size font will the Boston Globe use when heat-related deaths start happening? Particularly at retirement homes. Oh wait….global warming panic…

    10. My 11 year old son drew a connection between places with no air conditioning, like the middle east and most all of africa, and places where there has been continual warfare. Could it be that simple?

      1. Hard to say. There are a lot of factors involved. And Europe had an awful lot of warfare going on for most of its history too.

        I have a similar theory, that civilization and interesting technology happen more in temperate climates with cold winters because of the need to prepare for winter.

    11. Iced tea? What the fuck world is this jagoff making up? It was cigarette smoking and shitloads of Blatz and highballs.

  6. President Trump visited a wedding reception held at his golf club in New Jersey, where he was staying this weekend.

    I dont get it… when Bill Murray does it, its cool!

  7. “Statehood won in a non-binding referendum in Puerto Rico with 97 percent of the vote amid turnout of 23 percent.”

    Sooo this will once again lead to nothing. Again.

    1. Why would we take in bankrupt Democrats? Seems like an asinine idea. Just force them to become independent.

    2. I don’t want to sound callous, but I’m not too keen on bringing in a new state whose reason for statehood is literally “we’re broke, please open the bailout nozzle!”

      1. I can’t wait for this to become the next culture war battle: “Why do you hate poor brown people?!!1??”

      2. Agreed, but you know the Democrats are going to make out any opposition to statehood for any reason to actually be because of racism…

  8. Three UFO hunters said they saw a “weird orb” while they were lost in the Blue Hills near Boston.

    It was Brady’s Super Bowl jersey all balled up.

  9. Three UFO hunters said they saw a “weird orb” while they were lost in the Blue Hills near Boston. State police had to rescue them.

    They didn’t have to rescue them.

  10. Preet Bharara claimed phone calls from the president made him uncomfortable.

    Yeah, IN HIS BREECHES.

  11. Members of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom are complaining that Theresa May bungled the election campaign and is now bungling the aftermath.

    The time honored call of the losing party.

  12. Megyn Kelly interviews Alex Jones for NBC News.

    Who wore it better, Moynihan or Kelly?

    1. Gillespian?

  13. Mueller adds muscle for Russia investigation

    Special counsel “Robert Mueller has hired Michael Dreeben, on a part-time basis, to help with his investigation. Dreeben, a deputy in the Office of the Solicitor General, has argued more than 100 cases before the Supreme Court. His specialty has, for the last 20 years, been criminal matters and he has an encyclopedic knowledge of criminal law.”

    Why it matters: “[H]e is quite possibly the best criminal appellate lawyer in America (at least on the government’s side). That Mueller has sought his assistance attests both to the seriousness of his effort and the depth of the intellectual bench he is building.”

    And Trump has hired many big-time lawyers as well, so this is going to be a really fun distraction.

    1. Good thing there’s no other problems going on!

    2. he has an encyclopedic knowledge of criminal law.

      So, he’s crazy?

  14. Anti-Sharia protests around the United States were met by counterprotesters. The gay pride parade in Los Angeles, meanwhile, transformed into a “resist march.”

    I was hoping it would also become a “resist Sharia Law” gay march, but no. It became just another “resist those gays who wouod abandon our cause!” march. We seem not to have enough of those…

  15. Three UFO hunters said they saw a “weird orb” while they were lost in the Blue Hills near Boston

    The Patriots have really upped their spying budget.

    1. If it was the Patriots, wouldn’t the orb be slightly deflated?

  16. Lena Dunham: Losing Birth Control Could Mean a Life of Pain

    Well, if the Trump administration follows through on its plan to roll back the requirement that insurers cover birth control (revealed in leaked government documents last week), you won’t have to imagine it. The documents outline a chilling proposal that would allow any employer to deny coverage of birth control at any time and for any reason. Women who rely on oral contraception would suddenly be living in a very different reality, one in which some could become disabled as their disease progressed.

    Guys, I’m scared.

    1. Birth control ceases to exist once you no longer have someone else buying it for you. It is known.

      1. And no one had access to birth control before Obamacare.

    2. I thought oral was contraception? Can’t get pregnant last I checked.

      1. You have not seen the way that I do it.

        1. D-:

    3. Women who rely on oral contraception would suddenly be living in a very different reality, one in which some could become disabled as their disease progressed.

      Pregnancy is a “disease” now?

      1. She suffers from endometritis – I had to pick and choose which annoying paragraph to share.

            1. I take full responsibility for my callousness.

        1. more like endomebonerz

        2. Endometritis or endometriosis? Endometritis can be cleared up in a few weeks with medication. Endometriosis is much worse and can’t be cured.

          If she has the latter, the only reason I can see for her not getting surgery is retention of victimhood.

          1. The latter, and she has had many surgeries.

            1. So if she had a hysterectomy, why does she still have uterus problems?

              1. So if she had a hysterectomy, why does she still have uterus problems?

                Who do you think I am, Marcus Welby?

                1. Marcus Welby is a little dated at least go with House or you didn’t stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night,.

                  Oh and it’s Lupus. It’s always Lupus

              2. So if she had a hysterectomy, why does she still have uterus problems?

                I’m only an amateur gynecologist, but i’m pretty sure endometriosis is when uterine tissue grows in other locations throughout the body besides the uterus, and swells up painfully once a month when the ‘mones get to it.

            2. I’m not going to RTFA but is she claiming that birth control is the only effective means to deal with it? Because (a) that sounds very doubtful and (b) it has nothing to with the real reason everyone is screeching about birth control right now.

              1. Endometriosis flares up when a woman has her period. Thus, taking birth control continuously to keep from having a period is an effective treatment. But birth control is not that expensive (or, at least, it wasn’t in the past — not sure if prices have gone up now that insurance must cover it). If the woman really is too poor to afford birth control, she’d qualify for Medicaid to pay for it. Even states that don’t offer full Medicaid to single childless adults usually offer “family planning” Medicaid to cover birth control. And really, I’m guessing there would be some sort of exemption in policies that don’t cover birth control to cover it when there’s a documented medical need beyond contraception.

                1. Well then I have no problem with it being covered for a documented medical need. I have a big problem with paying for other people’s “family planning”.

                  1. For the record, even the places that weren’t covering BC for contraception were covering it for medical necessity.

      2. Pregnancy is a “disease” now?

        Yes, carried by cis-hetero-white males and infecting innocent, virtuous SJW Womyn. .

        They must be stopped at all costs.

    4. So, a visit for a prescription can cost between $35 and $250 – and you would still have to pay this even if filling the prescription is free (and none of its free, its simply priced into the premium costs if you’re getting this on insurance – and why would you be so stupid as to do this?). So the problem *here* is government intervention.

      And the costs for filling the prescription might be $50 a month. I spend around $30/mo on Thyroid hormone pills (plus the obligatory subscription visit *and* needing to pay a lab to do blood work to figure out the dosage). Frankly, if you can’t afford $50/mo you can’t afford to fuck. And if you’re suffering from endometriosis or some other disease where birth control hormones are a part of the treatment regimen, either you’re too poor to afford it, in which case you qualify for medicaid, or you can pay that OOP.

      1. There’s no reason other than government-enforced monopolies that birth control couldn’t be sold OTC by a pharmacist. It’s done in plenty of other countries, the health risks are obviously minimal or we’d be hearing horror stories about women being hospitalized from using the wrong kind, and a pharmacist is trained to know the side effects of these drugs.

        Even the argument that women NEED a physician to properly diagnose them for the right kind of birth control is question-begging and an appeal to authority. A friend of mine put her daughter on BC last year, and it not only made her sick, she ended up getting pregnant at 17 because she thought her boyfriend didn’t need to use a condom anymore. She didn’t need a doctor’s visit to accomplish that.

        It’s the same thing with Plan B–the FDA only authorizes one company to manufacture it, so it’s about $50-55 a pill.

        1. -the FDA only authorizes one company to manufacture it

          Sounds like an Epi-pen.

  17. Preet Bharara claimed phone calls from the president made him uncomfortable.
    Bharara and his bureaucrat ilk were not used to politicians saying they would clean up federal bureaucracies and then do it.

  18. Prozac Nation Is Now the United States of Xanax

    This past winter, Sarah Fader, a 37-year-old social media consultant in Brooklyn who has generalized anxiety disorder, texted a friend in Oregon about an impending visit, and when a quick response failed to materialize, she posted on Twitter to her 16,000-plus followers. “I don’t hear from my friend for a day ? my thought, they don’t want to be my friend anymore,” she wrote, appending the hashtag #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike.

    Thousands of people were soon offering up their own examples under the hashtag; some were retweeted more than 1,000 times. You might say Ms. Fader struck a nerve. “If you’re a human being living in 2017 and you’re not anxious,” she said on the telephone, “there’s something wrong with you.”

    Guys, now I’m really scared.

    1. “If you’re a human being living in 2017 and you’re not anxious,” she said on the telephone, “there’s something wrong with you.”

      Le sigh…

    2. Smoke a bowl and chill the fuck out lady – holy shit.

    3. Yeah, I’ve seen so many people on social media claiming to have anxiety disorders lately… not to be cynical, but I think a lot of them are just jumping on the mental health victim train and are confusing narcissism with anxiety.

      1. but I think a lot of them are just jumping on the mental health victim train and are confusing narcissism with anxiety.

        I agree.

    4. “If you’re a human being living in 2017 and you’re not anxious sharing every fucking thing you do with ten thousand strangers there’s something wrong with you.”

      FTFX

    5. “If you’re a human being living in 2017 and you’re not anxious,” she said on the telephone, “there’s something wrong with you.”

      Or you just, you know, have a goddamn iota of perspective and maturity in your life.

    6. The perpetually free-floating anxiety of the urban ant farm resident on display.

    7. So a complete overreaction to you not being the center of the universe? That’s what anxiety feels like?

    8. I couldn’t resist a link there: “Stop Pretending You’re Not Rich”. Perfect fodder for NYT readers, right?

      So imagine my horror at discovering that the United States is more calcified by class than Britain, especially toward the top.

      FFS. I didn’t even read the article but that was the first sentence I skimmed. Can that newspaper go one second without printing complete and utter falsehoods?

  19. President Trump visited a wedding reception held at his golf club in New Jersey, where he was staying this weekend.

    I give it six months. (The Trump presidency, that is.)

    1. Six … Pence!

  20. Statehood won in a non-binding referendum in Puerto Rico with 97 percent of the vote amid turnout of 23 percent.
    The timing of this does not coincide with Puerto Ricans being a tiny bit nervous that Trump administration might drop big burdens to the federal budget?

  21. This music video speaks to everyone who is unduly passionate about LaCroix

    LaCroix sparkling water is an honest-to-god phenomenon, a casual beverage that evokes the fizzy, bubbly sensation of soda without the extra calories or nebulously destructive chemicals. So popular is the drink that it’s spawned everything from its own curious form of pornography to musical odes both earnest and rip-roaring. This new video from rapper Big Dipper may outshine them all, though.

    Guys, now I’m super-duper scared.

    1. its own curious form of pornography

      And yet you link to the music video?

    2. LaCroix sparkling water is an honest-to-god phenomenon, a casual beverage that evokes the fizzy, bubbly sensation of soda without the extra calories or nebulously destructive chemicals

      I get stuff like this at the store all the time. It’s called “seltzer water.”

      1. LaCroix isn’t like seltzer water. It IS seltzer water. In a delightfully colorful can!

        Disclosure: i am drinking one right now because my office has it for free in the breakroom.

    3. Perrier is now passe?

  22. Alex Jones and UFOs in the AM links, and they aren’t from the same link? Bravo Ed!

  23. Anti-Sharia protests around the United States were met by counterprotesters. The gay pride parade in Los Angeles, meanwhile, transformed into a “resist march.”
    Nobody else saw the irony that the Koran say this:
    Quran (7:80-84) – “…For ye practice your lusts on men in preference to women: ye are indeed a people transgressing beyond bounds…. And we rained down on them a shower (of brimstone)”

    1. “Better in a melon than on the belly of a whore.”

      1. Well that depends on the whore, doesn’t it.

        And the melon.

        1. And the belly?

  24. The party of Emmanuel Macron won an ovewhelming majority in the national legislature.

    Not quite — this was the prelims. The top two in each district go in a run-off election next, except those who won a majority this time.

  25. Head of nurses’ union wants patients to die awaiting treatment:

    “Nurse union boss RoseAnn DeMoro doesn’t play nice and she’s OK with that”
    […]
    “”People are seeking an alternative vision for this country,” said DeMoro, whose union campaigned heavily last year for her long-time friend, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.”
    http://www.montereyherald.com/…../170619967

    1. Christ, what an asshole.

  26. “Megyn Kelly interviews Alex Jones for NBC News”

    Oh Lord what a nutjob.

  27. Thirteen state attorney generals: The EPA is not allowed to change the EPA’s rules

    In a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, the coalition says that it will take legal action if the EPA attempts to weaken air pollution standards set for passenger cars and light-duty trucks for model years 2022 to 2025.

    “Reducing pollution from cars and trucks is vital to New Yorkers’ and all Americans’ health and environment, as we protect the clean air we’ve worked so hard to achieve and fight climate change,” Schneiderman said. “Any effort to roll back these affordable, achievable, and common-sense vehicle emission standards would be both irrational and irresponsible. We stand ready to vigorously and aggressively challenge President Trump’s dangerous anti-environmental agenda in court, as we already have successfully done.”

    Shit guys, we joke around here about the size of government being a one-way ratchet, but this is a little nuts. Apparently once environmental policy is sufficiently woke, it becomes literally illegal to change, at least according to blue states.

    1. The EPA probably shouldn’t be able to change rules on it’s own. But it also shouldn’t be allowed to make them in the first place. Congress should be making and/or repealing the rules.

    2. Gives some credence to the idea that one should never compromise with team blue. They are not compromising. They are just taking whatever they can get and will fight any attempt to roll back bigger and bigger government.

      The left just really does not have any clue how bad they made it for themselves when the media outed themselves as blatant lefties. When most of the USA does not believe the media BS, the media cannot influence people as much. Government shutdown hysteria by the left always making it seem bad will no longer be considered anything but fake news.

    3. “Any effort to roll back these affordable, achievable, and common-sense …”

      Anyone who ever utters that phrase or any such similar, should be tarred and feathered.

    4. There’s nothing wrong with these states mandating stricter rules than federal guidelines, which is something they can do on their own irrespective of whether the feds meet what those states deem acceptable. California does this and the automakers seem to have no trouble providing cars to meet that standard.

      Since these states seem to love multi-lateral agreements, maybe they can adopt the California model and the automakers can decided whether it’s worth it to sell their vehicles there.

      1. You know why most cars don’t. Come with spare tires snymore? To save a few pounds to try to meet mileage standards. They’re getting desperate to try to meet them. There’s no way they’re meeting the next tiers

  28. Banned from an orgy with The Riddler because they were mimicking their characters, sleeping with up to EIGHT women a night and quickies between scenes: Batman legend Adam West’s secret life of sex and booze

    He and Burt Ward, his co-star who played Robin, would have ‘quickies’ with women in between scenes and while in his costume.

    The actor said, years after the show: ‘Because of the physical limitations of the costume, you gotta have quickies.’

    Offset, his sex life appeared even wilder.

    West reportedly became a regular at orgies. Once, he and his friend and co-star Frank Gorshin – who played the villain, Riddler, in the Batman movies at the time – were banned from an orgy because they were mimicking the characters they played on television.

    Fun fact: Burt Ward wrote a book, and much of it was about his giant penis.

    1. Holy one-eyed monster, Batman!

    2. LOL this is great. hahahah

  29. I watched the last half hour of Megyn Kelly’s show last night (DON’T ASK), and it’s amateur hour over there. Her delivery setting up the pieces is terrible. There was a segment on CRISPR by an old correspondent who set his folksiness to 500% and avoided every interesting avenue of questioning and explanation. Then some doofy young guy did a story about coal miners retraining to become programmers. He was at least trying, I’ll give him that.

    It’s not hard to make a 60 Minutes, NBC. Get your shit together!

  30. President Trump visited a wedding reception held at his golf club in New Jersey, where he was staying this weekend.

    Why do these people do this?

    I would be pissed if *Ron Paul* gatecrashed my wedding – even if I were holding it in his house.

    1. Ron Paul would smoove all the bridesmaids with his turgid Austrian economics.

  31. The gay pride parade in Los Angeles, meanwhile, transformed into a “resist march.”

    Transitioned?

  32. It’s time to start calling those “counter-protesters” what they really are: Muslim terrorist sympathizers.

      1. On Mikey’s watch, Mickey Mouse is always pointing at Utter Simplistic Tardisms o’clock.

        1. It sure does take a special kind of sophistication and elegance of thinking to rationalize protesting in favor of Sharia law. You and MJGreen there truly are the intellectual heavyweights in this situation.

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