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Diseased Streets
NBC, by Staff

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/20/2018 4:51:07 AM

How dirty is San Francisco? An NBC Bay Area Investigation reveals a dangerous mix of drug needles, garbage, and feces throughout downtown San Francisco. The Investigative Unit surveyed 153 blocks of the city – the more than 20-mile stretch includes popular tourist spots like Union Square and major hotel chains. The area – bordered by Van Ness Avenue, Market Street, Post Street and Grant Avenue – is also home to City Hall, schools, playgrounds, and a police station.As the Investigative Unit photographed nearly a dozen hypodermic needles scattered across one block, a group of preschool students happened to walk by

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Sad and scary. San Francisco used to be a gorgeous place to visit.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pixelero, 2/20/2018 5:03:59 AM     (No. 11549290)

Which American political party has run San Francisco

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 2/20/2018 5:08:14 AM     (No. 11549291)

I was there once about 15 years agao. I have desire to return.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: arkfamily, 2/20/2018 5:34:20 AM     (No. 11549301)

Very sad to look at the pictures and read the article. A beautiful city and it breaks my heart.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 2/20/2018 5:40:02 AM     (No. 11549306)

San Francisco is ran by leftists.

End of story.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 2/20/2018 6:12:32 AM     (No. 11549315)

Images of “Escape From LA” come to mind......

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lazyman, 2/20/2018 6:21:21 AM     (No. 11549322)

They like it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/20/2018 6:25:20 AM     (No. 11549326)

Ah yes, we may ridicule these lefty loons in charge out there in San Franfreako, but the most important thing is...They Caaaare! Yep, to hell with the taxpayers and the normal people (if there ARE any), all caring MUST be directed to the most useless dregs around.

Doesn´t it ever occur to liberals that the more free candy you hand out that it draws more of the ´Gimmee Crowd´ to glom onto that free candy?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: greggojo, 2/20/2018 6:28:35 AM     (No. 11549332)

It is absolutely astonishing, the human waste, the stench, the tent cities in alleys, the once vibrant commercial areas that are now so dangerous you don´t walk through them in the daytime. The arts venues are immediately adjacent to the worst areas and getting to and leaving an event has increasingly become a nighmarish experience. Also, when the truth gets around to sites like tripadvisor, SF is finished as a tourist attraction. The Supervisors (SF´s City Council) plan to raise money for 1000 additional beds for the homeless and when they do so, thousands of new homeless will come to SF. The nicer the city makes it for the homeless, the more homeless flock to the city.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rinktum, 2/20/2018 6:54:52 AM     (No. 11549351)

FTA: “We´re not going to make a huge dent in this problem unless we deal with some underlying major social problems and issues,” she said. “There´s a human tragedy happening in San Francisco.”

Well duh! Problem is that libs never want to deal with the underlying problems. If the people of SF won’t demand action, then there is nothing that can be done. Evidently they are content to allow their city become a cesspool of filth. So be it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: paperpuncher, 2/20/2018 7:01:25 AM     (No. 11549352)

Think of San Francisco as the canary in the mine. Wherever the left goes cultural destruction follows. If you allow them the power they want the whole country will be covered with feces.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: osprey21, 2/20/2018 7:20:37 AM     (No. 11549368)

A nice 1906 size earthquake/fire would be a welcomed cleansing.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Pageturner, 2/20/2018 8:08:31 AM     (No. 11549403)

That same area was putrid back when I lived there in the 1980s and 1990s.

Nothing´s changed. Nothing ever does change for the better when there are leftists.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/20/2018 8:15:05 AM     (No. 11549407)

This tells the tale: Years ago when I was going to University of Cal, Sacramento, I felt quite honored to have one of my classes in a new hall that had just been built- It was beautiful, had these gorgeous wood paneled walls and I would go on and out and just marvel at the beauty of the wood. One day I was leaving class and this hippy dressed student came rushing in pushing her bicycle. She slammed the bike against the wall gouging the luxurious paneling. I hollered at her- "What the Hell? Bikes are supposed to be kept outside, look what you´ve done to the paneling?"

She hollered back, "F You, Man! What are you? The bike police? Besides, it´s not my paneling!"

That gal is probably SF City Council woman or a judge now.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Shucky, 2/20/2018 8:36:50 AM     (No. 11549429)

Leftism destroys everything it touches.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: congar, 2/20/2018 8:37:53 AM     (No. 11549433)

This is a solid story of how Democrat dominance for about six decades can turn what was once an extremely attractive city into a garbage can of hopelessness and disease. Political pundits! Take a look at all cities dominated by Democrats for a long time period: squalor and disease are rampant.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: M2, 2/20/2018 8:44:14 AM     (No. 11549442)

On what planet is this kind of third world behavior tolerated in a civilized city that was once so wonderful? Liberals have the Crap Touch.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/20/2018 9:09:23 AM     (No. 11549466)

I was there twice, about 10 years ago, and found it dirty and sad then. And this was in the fancy tourist area! I was walking around homeless men, sleeping on the street. I found it ironic that such a "compassionate" state couldn´t take care of its own.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 2/20/2018 9:11:38 AM     (No. 11549470)

They did it to themselves voting for the same crooks over and over. They should stay there and live with the consequences.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 2/20/2018 9:24:45 AM     (No. 11549479)

As is the case with water always going to the lowest level, the homeless will always be drawn to communities that encourage their lifestyle. Typically, compassion does not pull them up into society, but it makes them more comfortable hanging on the edge of society. If you provide shelter in cold weather and daily food....they will come. If you give to the young man at the red light with a sign that he needs food, there will be another one on the other side of the street next week. They flock to the cities that cater to them, and San Fran is an example of the end result. Unfortunately they will not flock to the city that provides temporary shelter and job training and requires hygiene for admission to classes.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/20/2018 9:36:55 AM     (No. 11549490)

With the degenerate portion of human nature being what it has always been, what do you expect to happen in an ultra liberal utopia?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: strike3, 2/20/2018 9:43:46 AM     (No. 11549497)

If San Fran government wants to run a zoo for the homeless they could restrict it to Alcatraz, one way trip to the island and food dropped in by parachute. They could attract tourist dollars by running boat tours around it with daily specials watching them all fight at feeding time. The taxpayers there are either crazy or stupid. I guess that defines most democrats.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: zek, 2/20/2018 10:26:04 AM     (No. 11549547)

Keep voting for Dems. and watch us become a sh**thole country.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Ribald1, 2/20/2018 10:28:10 AM     (No. 11549550)

SF decided that the "war on drugs" was a waste of resources and police time.
This is the ´success´ that you get when you decide that battling drug abuse is ´failing´.
When you hear some moron spouting off about ending the ´war on drugs´, this is exactly what they are trying to bring to your neighborhood.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: kono, 2/20/2018 10:35:31 AM     (No. 11549564)

Bless #11, and the rest here who wish deadly disaster on our city. It´s almost as disheartening as having to live here and have our votes and voices never really count.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Arby, 2/20/2018 10:50:28 AM     (No. 11549580)

With all their wealth and all of their taxes . . . this is what they choose.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 2/20/2018 11:00:39 AM     (No. 11549592)

The pastor of SF City Impact Church, Roger Huang, fasted and prayed in front of City Hall for a month to get the streets around his church cleaned. It worked, and the mayor even brought him out a Gatorade.
Read Pastor Huang’s book, Chasing God.

There always is Hope.

https://www.sfcityimpact.com/

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Reply 27 - Posted by: dbdiva, 2/20/2018 11:01:09 AM     (No. 11549594)

Put SanFran Nan on the street cleaning crew. I´d LOVE to see her mopping up feces! She should make herself useful for once in her life. I think she´d look good with a mop and bucket.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Virtudawg, 2/20/2018 11:08:36 AM     (No. 11549610)

What do you expect from a city that pays the homeless a monthly stipend, attracting even more homeless into the city?

Another successful progressive solution to a problem!!! (sarcasm off)

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Reply 29 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/20/2018 11:09:32 AM     (No. 11549611)

Many big cities have this problem. It doesn´t hit them in the pocket book because many of these cities have set up industrial parks outside downtown so they continue to rake in revenue. They might clean up their act when downtown becomes too crime ridden for anyone to come there or when downtown turns into a bunch of gutted falling down buildings.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/20/2018 11:14:31 AM     (No. 11549624)

I have boycotted San Francisco since 1997, when I encountered aggressive bums who would not take "no" for an answer in the Union Square area. Beyond that the voters and government in San Francisco are permissive.... Exhibit A: Pelosi.

Are you listening San Francisco visitors and conventions bureau?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 2/20/2018 11:20:06 AM     (No. 11549630)

I left my poop

In San Francisco-o-o-o-o-o-

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Reply 32 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/20/2018 11:44:07 AM     (No. 11549664)

So, of course, their solution is to look for more tax money for the homeless instead of rounding up the addicts.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Donna M, 2/20/2018 12:15:02 PM     (No. 11549705)

I haven´t been there since shortly before 9/11/2001 and was shocked at the city´s decline, worn-outness, and sheer dirtiness compared to the late 1970s-early 1980s which were my prior visits. I remarked to my companion on the change and that we should head back to Southern California fast. I´m from NYC so I know from dangerous and dirty--after Giuliani the difference versus Dinkins was astonishing.

Michael Savage is always railing against the dirt and germs--one wonders why he still lives there. (Some of it has seeped into his brain because of his calls for gun control.)

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Hardright, 2/20/2018 12:24:56 PM     (No. 11549716)

Born and raised in Santa Clara county which is now called Silicon Valley. In the 50´s, used to drive up to the city to visit my aunt, uncle and cousin. We used to play in the street and go on errands even when it was getting dark.It was safe. They were going to the "country" when they came to visit us. Santa Clara county was orchards, ranches and farms. Breaks my heart.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: little guy, 2/20/2018 12:25:47 PM     (No. 11549718)

I truly feel for those like #24 who are as trapped in that private hell as Lot was stuck in Sodom. However, it is grossly unfair & mean to judge all of San Francisco --- and all the residents --- by one or two sections of the big city that have gone to hell in a hand basket. Or assume all the residents support what has happened to their beautiful city or even like the morons who did it.

I had this issue myself while living in Manhattan. When traveling for business, which I did often, everyone out of town felt sorry for me because of the crime in Harlem, Bed-Stuy or the South Bronx. I lived in Murray Hill, which was quite nice. And I despised Dinkins.

Hang in there San Franciscans who are conservative! We got rid of Dinkins and got Giuliani who turned it all around and saved NYC.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: legalart, 2/20/2018 12:26:10 PM     (No. 11549719)

Whatever the beauty of San Francisco, it´s totally eclipsed by every foul ideology that has made it uninhabitable for average, decent Americans. Blame it on the locals who decided to embrace all that, dragging the city into the tank. No amount of Google money can deliver any place from the results of liberal policy. The only thing the elites can do is isolate themselves in their enclaves, but as we witness now, even there the consequences will reach them. Not IF but WHEN.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/20/2018 12:30:11 PM     (No. 11549725)

Haven’t been to SF for decades. Glad to have been there for special weekends - staying at the Clift and enjoying the wonderful L’Etoile restaurant.

Just found this on a Facebook page:

1973 – 1989 - L´Etoile Restaurant on Nob Hill with Peter Mintun at the piano. Herb Caen wrote an item in his column about Hoagy Carmichael going over to the bar to hear Mintun. It would be the first of over 100 gossip items about Mintun in Caen’s widely-read column for the Chronicle. Throughout the 1970s and ‘80s, L’Etoile became synonymous with international sophistication. Mintun created a personal musical mood that attracted locals, visitors and celebrities alike, ranging from Liberace to Alistair Cooke, who would eventually became friends with Peter Mintun, Pianist. Today, Peter lives and works in New York and is an editor for Dover Publications, specializing in historic piano music.

https://www.facebook.com/LostSanFrancisco/photos/a.414325578625750.
95998.414324471959194/876729585718678/

The restaurant was beautiful, elegant, and Mintun added so much.

That was the old San Francisco.


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Reply 38 - Posted by: Butch59, 2/20/2018 1:05:24 PM     (No. 11549757)

San Francisco isn´t the only large city that has this problem. Just about all of them in the country does. And this is only one of the many reasons that I don´t like large cities. And I avoid them if I can regardless of what they might offer.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: uno, 2/20/2018 1:46:05 PM     (No. 11549801)

Embracing Venezuela
Liberals win by dragging everyone else down to their level of suck where they are easier to control!
Like Bella Pelosi sez: Embrace the suck!

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Penney, 2/20/2018 2:21:07 PM     (No. 11549834)

Devastation throughout society is always the result of lefty/lib leadership. ...San Fran is just providing more proof. sigh

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 2/20/2018 2:26:12 PM     (No. 11549842)

#38, San Fran has been on the descent for decades, never had a Giuliani-type respite from the plethora of petty crimes and anti-social behaviors.

But NYC may now be rapidly approaching those levels. Recently deBlasio decriminalized public urination.

Sanitation laws were passed in civilized countries when the connection between filth and plagues and pesitlences was made. --and, don´t forget, rats LOVE filth.

The 60s Flower Children came and stayed. They brought or firmly entrenched an ideology which encourages lawlessness and moral vacuuousness and the entire drug culture.

Furthermore, the Dems encourage the importation of Third Worlders, many of whom have never seen a toilet or seen running water. THEY might have immunity to diseases, but their new host countrymen do not.

So, once the "homeless" are placed INTO facilities, who´s going to clean them? Why have they opened 3, but CLOSED 2? Did they become uninhabitable? Have you ever seen public housing, or smelled them?

When people are high, they don´t give a damn. ANY drug (including booze) will eventually render you apathetic and stupid.

So, what exactly is "permanent housing" for the homeless? And they need another $25million, to start...

Until the people of the State, San Fran, of the Country confront the truth about the utter failure and desructiveness of socialism and associated amorality, there will be NO solution of any kind.

Someone needs to do a photo journalistic survey of all these Dem-run cities. It might open some eyes to reality.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: saguni, 2/20/2018 3:33:17 PM     (No. 11549920)

Some of our older posters may remember when every larger community had a "county poor farm" where the homeless would live and grow gardens and maybe work piece meal.

But the hippies, LIEberals and the ACLU decided to take us to court and have the very idea of "vagrancy laws" determined to be unconstitutional. For the police to hassle a person simply because they didn´t have a job or a home is just not fair!!

Then the hippies, LIEberals and the ACLU decided to take us to court close most of the mental institutions...just because someone doesn´t fit your definition of sanity is not fair to keep them locked up and forced to medicate!!

So now we have filth on the streets and sidewalks.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Southern Oracle, 2/20/2018 4:16:17 PM     (No. 11549954)

it´s now San Franshh... what Trump said.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 2/20/2018 4:55:12 PM     (No. 11549986)

"Don´t call it Frisco!" Those were an often-heard, good-natured four words while I was there. All told, I spent about a decade of my adult life in San Francisco. Back then, people felt privileged to be a local in a unique, world-class tourist city, "The City By The Bay." Every neighborhood had storybook charm. It was a special place. What has taken its place has become unspeakable. Unless you´re into disgusting, vomitous, four-letter words. Alas!



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Reply 45 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/20/2018 6:06:32 PM     (No. 11550055)

San Fran*issco is an ant farm, the morons are in charge and the homeless will give their diseases to everyone...BYE!

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Meet the Other Amorous FBI Staffers Who
Texted About the Clinton Email Investigation
Weekly Standard, by Eric Felten    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 6/15/2018 4:38:23     Post Reply
Criticism of James Comey is nothing new—it’s one of the few things that both Republicans and Democrats can agree on. Which made the headline takeaway of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report—that Comey deviated from FBI norms—something less than a surprise. But the Comey story isn’t even close to being the most interesting or instructive finding by the IG. Perhaps the most shocking information in the IG’s report is the revelation that Lisa Page and Peter Strzok were not the only amorous agents with a habit of texting. There were also “Agent 1” and “Agent 5,” who were involved in the Clinton



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shoot someone because they’re
pulling off in your car?´

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Chicago Tribune, by Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 6/16/2018 5:10:45 AM     Post Reply
Janique Walker knows the cost of a split second. Her younger brother, 17-year-old Charles Macklin, was killed while trying to steal a Jeep from a Chicago fire lieutenant on the West Side last August. The lieutenant had left the Jeep running, and Macklin jumped behind the wheel. The lieutenant ran in front of the Jeep and shouted, “Get out,” according to a police report. When Macklin began pulling away, the lieutenant drew his gun and fired through the open driver’s side window, hitting the teen in the chest. Macklin’s last words were, “Sorry, bro,” according to the police report. The teen died on the pavement. He did not have a gun on

Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant
policy as ´cruel´ and ´immoral´

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Avery Anapol    Original Article
Posted By: Tishimself- 6/17/2018 9:34:24 PM     Post Reply
Former first lady Laura Bush tore into the Trump administration for separating migrant families at the border, calling the “zero tolerance” policy “cruel” and “immoral.” Bush penned an op-ed for the Washington Post, which was published Sunday night as public outcry over the hundreds of children in detention centers intensified. “I live in a border state,” Bush wrote. “I appreciate the need to enforce and protect our international boundaries, but this zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart.” Bush’s commentary comes as more images and accounts from inside the detention centers have

Obama Presidential Center to cost
Illinois taxpayers nearly $200 million

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Washington Examiner, by Anna Giaritelli    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 6/16/2018 9:31:35 AM     Post Reply
The state of Illinois has approved $224 million to pay for street and transportation projects in Chicago´s South Side neighborhood around the Obama Presidential Center site, $199 million of which will fall directly on the shoulders of Illinois taxpayers. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law the legislature´s budget on June 4, which included $174 million for road work in and around Jackson Park — where the 235-foot-tall building would be located — and another $50 million to renovate an above-ground rail stop two miles away. “Bringing the Obama Presidential Center to Chicago took leadership and vision, and we are gratified that our

´Separating babies from their mothers
is immoral!´: Christian leader SLAM
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policy tearing *

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Daily Mail [UK], by Matthew Wright    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 6/16/2018 12:12:37 PM     Post Reply
Christian leaders across the country have taken issue with Attorney General Jeff Session´s usage of the Bible as justification of his policy that is separating thousand of immigrant families at the border. Sessions cited Romans 13 to attempt to justify how separating families was ordained by God because ´orderly and lawful processes are good in themselves and protect the weak and lawful.´ For religious leaders who still weren´t pleased with his usage of scripture, he offered them to ´speak up strongly to urge anyone who would come here to apply lawfully, to wait their turn and not violate the law.´

All Apple employees now get standing
desks — and Tim Cook has said he
believes ´sitting is the new cancer´

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Business Insider, by Kif Leswing    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 6/16/2018 3:39:20 PM     Post Reply
Most of what happens inside Apple Park, the iPhone company´s stunning new headquarters, is top secret. But Apple CEO Tim Cook recently disclosed one new detail about the work environment: Everyone gets a standing desk. "We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it´s much better for your lifestyle," Cook said in a recent interview with The Carlyle Group´s David Rubenstein published on Wednesday. He then encouraged the billionaire financier to stand with him — just like a prominent feature on the Apple Watch. Cook has previously cited

CNN Celebrates Father´s Day: ´He Gave
Birth. He Breastfed. Now, He Wants
His Son To See Him As A Man.´

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Daily Wire, by Hank Berrien    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2018 8:09:20 AM     Post Reply
Just in time for Father´s Day, CNN brings you the story of a biological female who refers to herself as a transgender man who, after taking testosterone to "transition," conceived a child with a man who was "transitioning" into a transgender woman but stopped taking hormones long enough that they could conceive a son. CNN titled the piece, "He gave birth. He breastfed. Now, he wants his son to see him as a man." (Tweet/Photo) The "he" in question is Sabastion Sparks, 24, "a transgender man who lives with his wife Angel in suburban Atlanta." CNN writes, "Like many new dads, Sabastion Sparks knew parenting would come

White House calls comments by MSNBC´s
Joe Scarborough comparing federal action
taken under Trump´s immigration policies
to Nazi tactics ´appalling´ and ´shameful´

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Daily Mail [UK], by Stephanie Haney    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/16/2018 10:19:11 AM     Post Reply
The White House called MSNBC´s Joe Scarborough´s comments comparing the actions of immigration law enforcement officers at US border crossings to those of Nazis ´appalling´ on Friday. Scarborough pointed out while hosting ´Morning Joe´ on Friday that federal agents at US borders have reportedly used tactics similar to those used by Nazi soldiers during World War II to separate Jewish families, in saying children are being taken to ´shower´ and never returning with them. ´This is the type of inflammatory and unacceptable rhetoric that puts a target on the backs of our great law enforcement,´ White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley

Elon Musk: ‘I Am a Socialist’
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Breitbart California, by Joel B. Pollak    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/17/2018 1:31:53 PM     Post Reply
Tesla CEO and PayPal billionaire Elon Musk surprised many Friday when he declared on Twitter that he is a socialist. Conservative critics, however, may well have agreed, given his companies’ reliance on the state. Musk tweeted his declaration Friday after first tweeting that socialists have no sense of humor: (Tweet) When challenged to define his own ideology, however, Musk said he was a “socialist”: (Tweets) Musk then responded to the latter tweet by declaring: (Tweets) Left-wing critics on Twitter weren’t having it: (Tweets) Conservatives have often criticized Musk in the past for relying heavily on government for his companies’

Indiana VA hospital temporarily
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to fly LGBT pride flag

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ABC News, by Matt McKinney    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 6/16/2018 10:08:50 PM     Post Reply
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- An Indiana hospital for the Department of Veterans Affairs temporarily removed its military flags to put up an LGBT pride flag Tuesday. Some veterans in Fort Wayne, Indiana arrived at the VA hospital Tuesday morning and noticed all the military flags had been removed. On one of the flagpoles was a rainbow flag, in honor of LGBT pride month, WPTA in Fort Wayne reported. Some people in the area questioned the VA´s decision. "It´s certainly worth recognizing the veterans who are from that community who have served," Jarrod Schwartz, a veteran, said. "It´s a little odd,

Harvard med school removes portraits
of prominent white, male doctors

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/17/2018 11:09:42 AM     Post Reply
The president of Harvard´s teaching hospital got to thinking one day and decided there were too many portraits of white male doctors hung in a popular amphitheater. She bemoaned the horrible situation that people walking into the amphitheater didn´t feel like they "belonged." The problem cried out for a solution. So she moved several portraits of prominent white doctors in order to be more diverse and inclusive. Problem solved? Campus Reform: The hospital’s president, Dr. Betsy Nabel, told the Globe that moving the portraits is the right decision: “I have watched the faces of individuals as they have come into Bornstein.

Bill Maher: We Need to Stop Saying Most
Cops Are Good Until There´s More Evidence

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Newsweek Magazine, by Maria Perez    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 6/17/2018 1:48:56 PM     Post Reply
Bill Maher suggested there should be a movement for people who have been victims of police brutality after a discussion on his show about police brutality. During a segment on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher, Maher called out abusive police officers and the people who protect him on Friday. “We need to stop saying most cops are good like we know that to be true,” Maher said. “I hope it’s true, but I need some evidence, unlike cops.” The HBO show host continued and said the violence exposed by the people who post the videos on social media is a problem. He questioned the kindness of police and questioned why there are

Phil Mickelson snaps at US Open as
he deliberately putts his ball again
Before it had stopped moving

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Daily Mail (UK), by Derek Lawrenson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2018 9:34:52 PM     Post Reply
Phil Mickelson´s 48th birthday took a stunning turn at the US Open on Saturday when he stopped a putt from rolling off the 13th green. Clearly at the end of his tether after a shocking run of bogeys in his third round, the much-decorated American embarrassed himself when another putt rolled past the hole. Instead of waiting to see where it finished, he stopped the ball with his putter and knocked it back whence it came. (Photos/Video) It meant an automatic two-shot penalty and he ended up with a 10 for the hole. ´That´s absolutely amazing, that´s Phil basically giving


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