• ChiComms Sue Venezuela~!

    Dec 9, 2017 @ 2:51 pm - dennisl

    Well it's slightly more complicated than the title suggests, BUT it's a textbook example of Socialism's failure. And the comments are comedy gold…

  • Jones must be getting desperate to stoop this low.

    Dec 9, 2017 @ 6:30 am - Carlos

    Often when a person is under high stress their inner racist will raise its ugly head. I'm thinking Doug Jones is getting a wee bit desperate. Maybe he's getting some alarming internal polls or something.

  • RIP Captain Molly

    Dec 6, 2017 @ 2:51 pm - Alain

    In the 1776 Battle of Fort Washington in NYC, Captain Molly (Margaret Corbin) replaced her husband after he was killed. Subsequently, she became the first American woman to receive a pension for military service. To honor her, DAR got her remains moved in 1926 to a grave at West Point. Unfortunately, the remains are not hers. Rededication ceremony to be held in May 2018.

  • Exploring The Upside-Down Christmas Tree Phenomenon

    Dec 1, 2017 @ 7:50 am - Cathode Rays

    “Hanging fir trees upside down goes back to the Middle Ages, when Europeans did it to represent the Trinity. But now, Christmas trees are shaped with the tip pointing to heaven, and some think an upside-down Christmas tree is disrespectful or sacrilegious.

    The trees were recently introduced to retailers for in-store displays, so more ornaments could be displayed at eye level to the buying public. And they left more floor space to hold extra stock of decorations.”

    We have a shop in town that sells Christmas decorations year-round and sells cookies and yogurt. They've done the upside-down tree thing for years. Taken aback by it at first, but then I noticed how much room it made for them and just got used to it. Have not noticed it otherwise but can't believe people are copying it at home.

  • Sarah Palin is Asked About Sexual Harassment. Her Response is Important.

    Nov 18, 2017 @ 8:26 pm - Cathode Rays

    Palin’s response:

    “I think a whole lot of people know that I’m probably packing so I don’t think there’s a whole lot of people who would necessarily mess with me.”

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