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Saturday, 14 January 2017

ND Bill would protect motorists who hit and kill pipeline protestors

quote [ “It’s shifting the burden of proof from the motor vehicle driver to the pedestrian,” said Rep. Keith Kempenich, R-Bowman, who admitted the bill is in response to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests ]

More on legislation spurred by the pipeline protests.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+9 WTF]
[by sanepride@8:24pmGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 13 January 2017

GOP Oversight Chair Chaffetz threatens to investigate Ethics Chief for criticizing Trump

quote [ Shaub has been a frequent critic of the incoming administration’s ethics plans, peaking Wednesday when he called Trump’s newly unveiled conflicts of interest policy “meaningless.” ]

Ethics Shmethics. The partisan witch hunt begins.

[SFW] [politics] [+7 WTF]
[by sanepride@6:10pmGMT] [7 comments]

Boots recalled because their tread leaves swastika imprints

quote [ One person wrote on Reddit that they were “good for marching into Poland.” ]

The perfect fashion accessory for the Deploraball

[SFW] [business] [+8 Funny]
[by sanepride@4:38pmGMT] [28 comments]

Scientists are building an animal fart database

quote [ So, which animals cut the proverbial cheese? Tons, it turns out. Bats do, according to David Bennett, a PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London. And the bigger they are, the harder they honk. ]

Seems like a shoe-in for the Ig Nobel Prize

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3]
[by sanepride@12:43amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Greenwald: Beware of promoting unverified claims about Trump

quote [ Trump's critics can do him no bigger favor than using dubious, discredited tactics to attack him. ]

I have mixed views about Greenwald, but he makes some very good points here. An easy counter-argument might be 'well these tactics of promoting misinformation worked for Trump and the GOP'. Then we've got the whole 'stooping to their level' thing.
[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by sanepride@4:55pmGMT] [13 comments]

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Reporter Who Broke The Story Of Start Of WWII Dies At 105

quote [ As an activist, Clare Hollingworth saved thousands of refugees from Hitler's forces. Then, a few days into her career as a reporter, she uncovered the scoop of a lifetime: Germany was invading Poland. ]

Remarkably, this is the second obit of an amazing woman of this era dying at 105 I've posted in the last six weeks.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Informative]
[by sanepride@2:27amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Tyrus Wong, legendary 'Bambi' artist, dies at 106

quote [ When “Bambi” art director Tom Codrick saw Wong’s sketches he said, ‘Maybe we put you in the wrong department.’ The rest of the team agreed, including Walt Disney. ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+4]
[by sanepride@10:14pmGMT] [6 comments]

Right-wing militias are a thing in Russia, too.

quote [ He was not about to air his political views, an ethnic nationalism so raw that he is far to the right of Russian President Vladimir Putin. ]

[SFW] [dystopian violence]
[by sanepride@1:00amGMT] [26 comments]

Thursday, 29 December 2016

A Chinese Woman Does A Really Bad Job Pretending To Be Hit By A Car

quote [ It's an ancient scam, updated for modern times. ]

Just a little attempt to lighten things up a bit.
Also- Help protect Betty White from 2016

[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+2 Funny]
[by sanepride@6:19pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Obama designates new National Monuments in Nevada and Utah

quote [ The designations further cement Obama’s environmental legacy as one of the most consequential — and contentious — in presidential history. ]

This includes the areas abused by the Bundy's and their racist vandal pals. It's a major 'fuck you' to the anti-federal lands contingent.
Previously covered in this post and this one (mistakenly identified as the Oregon refuge).

[SFW] [travel] [+7 Good]
[by sanepride@10:30pmGMT] [10 comments]

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