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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Unemployment Is Low Because People Have 2 Jobs

3:29 PM 07/16/2018<p>New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed on Friday that the low unemployment rate is “part of …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

California Turns 1,000s of Legal Gun Owners Into Felons Overnight

“As much as I don’t agree with what they’re doing, I had a responsibility to my wife and children to register. I can’t be a felon. I can’t go to …

Guns

Cummings slams politically charged Trump EPA program. Turns out to be Obama EPA program

On Friday evening there was a story at Politico which didn’t seem to gain much traction, what with all of the Trump activity going on. Congressman …

foiarequests

6 gardening tips you'll wish you'd known all along

When the weather gets warm, we all want to flock outside and enjoy our outdoor spaces. If your garden is more weeds than flowers, or you feel cursed with a black thumb, hope is not all lost.<p>This is gardening week, and we're tackling everything you need to know about planting, watering, maintaining …

Gardening

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

Microbiology

How to Barricade a Door | The Art of Manliness

In an active shooter situation, your first priority is to run.<p>If you can’t do that, the next best option is to hide, and to hide in a room with a …

Self Defense

Neckties in dress codes may be next to face a ban in California, if mayor's proposal gains traction

California has long been a place where the government has tried to influence the quality of life by enacting a ban on this, or a mandatory adoption of that.<p>Now a mayor in Southern California says he wants to ban workplace dress codes that require wearing neckties, with the mayor claiming the …

dresscodes

Liberals call Superman is a RAPIST because he said words they don’t like!

Poor poor Superman. He stupidly commented on the #MeToo movement and was honest about how difficult it is to be a dude in the paranoid social justice …

Me Too movement

This custom camper van can sleep a family of 6

#VanLife goals made into reality<p>The popularity of Class B camper vans has resulted in a plethora of innovative designs; we’ve seen luxury vans, affordable conversions, and everything in between. But one ubiquitous problem becomes clear when you take even a cursory glance at the camper world: Where …

RVs

New Seattle Gun Law Leaves Homeowners Unprepared For A Break-In

2:48 PM 07/11/2018<p>Seattle passed a law Monday requiring gun owners to store firearms unloaded and in a secured container.<p>CB119266 was passed …

Guns

New York Dem running for US House seat backs gun ban -- but won't say so publicly

A Democratic congressional candidate in New York state said she supports a ban on some firearms, but admitted that she will never say so in public out of fear of losing the election.<p>"When I was at this thing today, it was the first table I was at, a woman said, ‘How do you feel about assault …

Gun Control

Republicans express confidence about Trump’s Supreme Court pick; Democrats plot plan to sink him

Senate Democrats launched a fierce campaign Tuesday to derail President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee by warning of the potential damage he might do to health-care access, abortion rights and the pending federal investigation into Trump’s associates. But Republicans largely rallied around the …

Health Care

Watch This Guy Plead His Case for Legal 'Genital Massages' to a City Council

"If someone wants to yank a guy's crank, I say let 'em."<p>City council meetings are unique slices of hell. They are an opportunity for city residents to come together to bitch and moan and drone on about various minor issues plaguing the community, from potholes to taxes to their neighbors' …

City Politics

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Man who attacked Texas teen for wearing ‘MAGA’ hat speaks out, explains why he stole the hat

The man who was videotaped this week stealing a teenager’s red “Make America Great Again” hat and throwing soda on him at a Texas fast-food restaraunt is speaking out about the incident following his arrest.<p>Kino Jimenez, 30, was arrested Thursday night following the viral incident, which happened …

Crime

Sorry Bernie Bros But Nordic Countries Are Not Socialist

As the American left embraces a platform that continues to look more and more like a socialist’s dream, it is common for those on the right to counter with the example of Venezuela as the nightmare of socialism in reality. A common response from the left is that socialism (or democratic socialism) …

Middle-class

Fewer refugees resettled in the the US, and even fewer Muslims

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time since the 1980 US Refugee Act, the number of refugees resettled in the US dropped to be less than all other countries combined in 2017, according to new data compiled by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and published by Pew Research Center.<p>While many of …

Pew Research Center

Dallas police: Woman shoots man trying to take SUV with kids

DALLAS (AP) — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside, Dallas police said Thursday.<p>In an interview with Dallas television station KDFW , Michelle Booker-Hicks said she fired only one shot but she almost wished she …

Crime

Texas teen says he had drink thrown at him at Whataburger because he was wearing pro-Trump hat

A Texas teenager who supports President Trump says he was assaulted by a drink-throwing stranger at a Whataburger restaurant -- all because he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.<p>The incident, which was captured on video and has since gone viral, reportedly happened Tuesday at one of the …

San Antonio

Just in time for the 4th, Facebook censors patriotic country song because of ‘political content’

The Wes Cook band was stifled by Facebook on Monday, while trying to promote their new song entitled, “I Stand for the Flag.”<p>After releasing a video for the ballad, Facebook initially approved the band’s application to use paid promotional tools. But then, the social media giant revoked the request …

Country Music

Senate committee to take up Ivanka Trump’s paid family leave plan

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing, chaired by Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.) in July, on Ivanka Trump's paid family leave policy — an …

Donald Trump

LUDICROUSLY FUNNY: Read Socialist's List Of Demands For America

Now that an open socialist has been chosen by the Democratic Party as their newest rising star, socialists are getting off their sofas and couches …

Communist Party

'We don't have to accept the carnage': Towns take a stand on gun control

Stephen Benjamin's transformation from an ordinary gun-owning Southern mayor to one who advocates limits on firearms began in the summer of 2015. That's when the Ku Klux Klan and the New Black Panther Party came to his hometown, Columbia, South Carolina, to face off over the removal of a …

Guns

The age plateau: New study suggests, at certain age, risk of death no longer increases

Humans are living longer than ever before. But does our species have a fixed shelf life, or could we prolong our lives indefinitely?<p>A new study in …

Medicine

FACT CHECK: Ocasio-Cortez Claims Illegal Immigration Wasn’t Criminalized Before 1999

Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview Wednesday that the U.S. did not add criminal penalties to …

Immigration

Watch: Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Implores Americans to 'Turn America Upside Down to Set it Right Side Up' 

Congressman John Lewis has made a life out of getting into “good trouble.” The Civil Rights icon who marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. in …

Rights & Freedoms

Stunning revelation buried deep in IG report blows hole in Lynch-Clinton tarmac meeting narrative

A stunning revelation buried deep inside Department of Justice inspector general Michael Horowitz’s report on the FBI’s Hillary Clinton email investigation suggests the controversial June 2016 tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton was …

Bill Clinton

Socialist Ocasio-Cortez Claims She's From The Bronx But New Information Shows Where She Really Grew Up

Newly-revealed information about the background of Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls into question claims that she has made about …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The plan to overturn Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court is already in motion

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Now that President Donald Trump has the opportunity to appoint a new justice to the Supreme Court, some abortion opponents hope that <i>Roe v. Wade</i> will end up overturned or gutted -- and they have already been working towards that moment.<p>Over the past year, state legislatures in …

Iowa