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Pakistan plans takeover of charities run by Lashkar-e-Taiba
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HuffPost Editor Reveals New Year’s Resolution: ‘Kill All Men’
[DAILYCALLER] HuffPost editor Emily McCombs tweeted Friday about her desire to “kill all men” as part of her New Year’s Resolutions.

New Year’s resolutions:
1. Cultivate female friendships
2. Band together to kill all men — Emily McCombs (@msemilymccombs) December 29, 2017
McCombs, who serves as the “Editorial Director of Parents” for HuffPo, previously wrote an article in November titled, “I Don’t Know If I Can Raise A Good Man.”

In the post, she talks about her own son, saying, “(o)f course, we all want to raise feminist sons. I wrote an article a few months ago detailing the ways I try to do just that. But my efforts are starting to seem like grains of sand against a steady wave-crash of misogyny and rape culture.”
Posted by: Fred || 01/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [451 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Charming. I'm pretty sure death threats aren't covered by the First Amendment, sweetums.
Posted by: PBMcL || 01/02/2018 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  She has a son? Must live in Caliphornia, or Child Protective Services would be there to get him out of there and into a decent home.
Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 01/02/2018 1:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Ms. McCombs brings the benefits of lifelong bachelorhood into a much clearer focus. Credit where credit due.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/02/2018 4:16 Comments || Top||

#4  She wrote all. OK, send the MPs over to pick her up for immediate deployment to forward operations base Bitch in remote Afghanland. We can give her the opportunity to kill a lot of males. She can live the unsheltered life so a few days.
Posted by: P2kontheroad || 01/02/2018 7:46 Comments || Top||

#5  McCombs had a rough time in 1997 as a 14-yr. old according to a Daily Mail article. The details are a bit sketchy as to how she found herself in the situation she ended up in. Article. Unfortunately, she has generalized her feelings to all men. She does have a son and I wonder how he has managed to get along while growing up.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/02/2018 8:33 Comments || Top||

#6  McCombs had a rough time in 1997 as a 14-yr. old according to a Daily Mail article.

Yea, well, that's too bad.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/02/2018 9:01 Comments || Top||

#7  From her picture and what she wrote, any man caught in a room with her would GLADLY commit suicide! As far as her having children, don't forget the power of the turkey baster.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 01/02/2018 9:06 Comments || Top||

#8  She's welcome to try, though in warning, even if I'm not carrying a gun I usually have a knife and sometimes a nice 28 oz chisel back rock hammer.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/02/2018 14:26 Comments || Top||

#9  Bring it on Sweet Heart, or should I say Darling, or Baby Doll.......
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/02/2018 17:28 Comments || Top||

#10  "Of course, you know, this means war."

-Bugs Bunny
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 01/02/2018 19:00 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Chris Matthews Runs An Abusive Work Environment
[DAILYCALLER] MSNBC Host Chris My Thigh is Tingling! Matthews
... the late Tip O'Neill's former gopher who has magazines with centerfolds of Barack Obama in his bathroom...
runs an at times openly derisive and brazenly sexist news operation that has led at least some staffers to describe themselves as victims of "battered wives syndrome," according to three of his show’s guests and two former producers who spoke exclusively to The Daily Caller.

Two former NBC producers independently alleged Matthews would rate the looks of his female guests on a scale and said Matthews was so abusive that staff joked about being battered women. The interviews in total paint Matthews as a tyrant liable to fly off the handle at the slightest mistake, who was eager to objectify women and made inappropriate sexual comments appear to be a matter of course for someone in his position.

Both former NBC producers requested anonymity out of concern for their future careers. One is actively seeking a job in media and the other still works closely with MSNBC. One expressed fears about being labeled a "troublemaker" and cited the string of former Fox News women who have all but disappeared from television.

Posted by: Fred || 01/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [263 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The 'tingler', the left's gift to humanity.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/02/2018 4:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Power, privilege, whitensss, leftism.
Posted by: P2kontheroad || 01/02/2018 7:48 Comments || Top||

#3  Alcohol makes some people worse. Just saying
Posted by: Frank G || 01/02/2018 10:30 Comments || Top||

#4  Just confirming what we've long suspected about yet another leftist asshole.
Posted by: Raj || 01/02/2018 10:44 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
California launches legal sale of cannabis for recreational use
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, will launch the world´s largest regulated commercial market for recreational marijuana on Monday, as dozens of newly licensed stores catering to adults who enjoy the drug for its psychoactive effects open for business up and down the state. It becomes the sixth U.S. state, and by far the most populous, venturing beyond legalized medical marijuana to permit the sale of cannabis products of all types to customers at least 21 years old. Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Nevada were the first to introduce recreational pot sales on a state-regulated, licensed and taxed basis.
Posted by: Fred || 01/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [486 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The problem being that the cannabis grown today is a lot stronger than that grown in the 1960's. It also has stuff in it other than the "active" ingredient. I predict a heavier that usual influx into emergency rooms and more accidents due to brain damage.
Posted by: Sloluting and Tenille8977 || 01/02/2018 4:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Because docile voters are easier to control and lead around emotionally.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/02/2018 8:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Many in California are calling for a ban on menthol flavored tobacco because they say it targets minorities. On the other hand they have no problem with the sale of cookies and candy made from high grade hash oil as long as some of the taxes go towards K-12 education. Sounds reasonable.
Posted by: DepotGuy || 01/02/2018 9:15 Comments || Top||

#4  A nice way to replace taxes lost in fight againts cigarettes.
/sarc


The marijuana market in California alone, which boasts the world's sixth-largest economy, is valued by most experts at several billion dollars annually and is expected to generate at least a $1 billion a year in tax revenue.
Posted by: Greack Thraish2673 || 01/02/2018 9:16 Comments || Top||

#5  They say you gotta be 21 to buy one ounce. But you can roll a lot of reefers from one ounce and then sell the reefers to kids, illegally of course but who's watching?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/02/2018 10:34 Comments || Top||

#6  Emergency rooms? Brain damage? Uh, weed doesn't do that. It just gets you stoned.

People are going to smoke weed. Better if the state gets a cut and people get high quality instead of smuggled weed. Plus it denies the Mexican cartels profit. Win win situation.
Posted by: Harcourt Angoluting9366 || 01/02/2018 10:46 Comments || Top||

#7  Uh, weed doesn't do that. It just gets you stoned.

Cannabis has been documented to trigger paranoid schizophrenia in the genetically susceptible, Harcourt Angoluting9366. The fact that only a small percent of the population is genetically susceptible just means we’re going to see more spree killings over the next few years — though most will be mysterious murders of entire families and neighbours... or that thing that happened in Las Vegas.

We’ve known about the impact on a few for generations — but perhaps you are too young to remember the television show “Taxi” back in the 1970s-‘80s— at one point it was revealed that the character of Jim Ignatowski while studying at Harvard had eaten a single pot brownie, which caused the permanent mental damage that made his every utterance a standing joke for the duration of the show.

People with good genes and solid backgrounds will be resilient and connected enough that getting stoned on the weekend will do them no harm. Those with genetic susceptibilities and the poor will do it when it will trigger problems and impair their ability to work, destroying them.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/02/2018 11:35 Comments || Top||

#8  I'm not sure that there will be an increased number of visits to the ER. The new laws on pot may pull in the age when people start smoking pot to be a bit lower, but over time, it seems to me that those who will try pot will try it, thereby just bunching some of the future cases to be closer to the present. I don't, however, like the idea of smoking pot before the brain finishes "pruning" and maturing in the mid-20s or so.
Posted by: gorb || 01/02/2018 12:00 Comments || Top||

#9  Duude!

My prediction: the underground weed market will not disappear because the Cali govt taxes will make legal weed expensive.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/02/2018 14:44 Comments || Top||

#10  One thing nobody seems to mention is that pot has heavy tar concentrates when smoked (proven.) That tar remains in the lungs, leading eventually to lung cancers and so on.

There seems to be a higher percentage of pot smoker with cancers of various sorts, including brain tumors than in the general non-pot smoking population. Of course more studies is needed here.
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 01/02/2018 15:16 Comments || Top||

#11  Back in the 1960s, the ASME (american Society of Mechanical Engineers) wrote an article about the most significant sources of pollution in the US. They determined that "personal pollution" due to smoking was many times worse than the worst smog day in LA at the time. As a result they said that the most benefit to the public health was addressing "personal pollution" for the money.

Nothing changes.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 01/02/2018 18:59 Comments || Top||

#12  The first day recreational pot became legal!

Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 01/02/2018 19:49 Comments || Top||

#13  uhmm, the above picture is Seattle showing the Space Needle, back in Dec 2012 I think, the day pot became legal for recreational use.

This is meant to showcase Alaska Paul post #11 comment. :)
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 01/02/2018 20:26 Comments || Top||

#14  People that smoke pot age faster. They have poorer health and grey hair comes early.
Posted by: Cheretle Angeans6218 || 01/02/2018 20:34 Comments || Top||



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