Sen. Lindsey Graham Warns Of Possible GOP ‘War’ Over Trump’s Wall

Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warned at a political gathering in his home state Monday that there “could be a war within the Republican Party” over President border wall. His “war” remarks to reporters at the First Monday GOP club in Greenville apparently referred to the possible reaction if Trump declares a national emergency to get his wall built. “To every Republican: If you don’t stand behind this president, It’s not just about a wall. It’s about him being treated differently than every other president. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) Senate Majority Leader trigger a GOP revolt and a Some Republicans are already breaking ranks. Sen. terrible idea” and that he would oppose it. John Cornyn of Texas said last month that to “give …

Bekah M’s Baby is Here! Betches

Bekah was inducedE! Online #nopicturesplease A post shared by Grayston Leonard (@pipyopi) on Feb 4, 2019 at 5:04pm PST As a refresher, Bekah competed on Arie’s season of The Bachelor, aggressively courting a man that was old enough to be her father and yet stupid enough to answer that “excitement” was what made him excited to be alive. We all thought she was a shoo-in for Paradise, but turns out that being knocked up puts a real damper on the binge drinking/sleeping with fellow fame whores/eating shellfish Paradise fun. Arie is now expecting his daughter with Lauren B to arrive fresh off the assembly line at the fembot factory sometime in June. I can’t wait for these two children to …

Former US ambassador to Afghanistan calls US framework with Taliban ‘a surrender negotiation’

Washington (CNN)Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker knocked the Trump administration for the framework agreement it announced with the Taliban that could open the door to ending the nearly 20-year long war. He said he thought negotiations could get back on the right track if the US included the government of Afghanistan in the process, but without reaching favorable terms, he called for the US to keep its troops there indefinitely. “In terms of US forces, maybe through these negotiations we can get to a place where our national security interests and our moral values as Americans can be advanced and protected by means other than our forces,” Crocker said. “Unless or until that day comes, our forces are …

Rape chat student ‘devastated’ over response

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe student says she feels her experience has been for nothing A student threatened with rape by men in an online chat has told the BBC her university’s investigation into the messages made her feel like she was “on trial”. Five male students were banned from the University of Warwick last year, after details of the chat emerged. Several students in the chat encouraged others to rape women on campus. The university said it “stands by the investigation process”, but it planned to review its disciplinary procedures. A statement from the university, accompanying an open letter by vice-chancellor Professor Stuart Croft, said the university “will ensure sexual misconduct is considered specifically as …

I Asked Guys Why They Ghosted Girls They Were Dating Betches

This article isn’t here to sh*t on ghosting or call you a horrible person because everyone (*cough cough* me) has done it at some point, and sometimes it’s justifiable to switch out of your classes and, um, order Seamless for a month to avoid all possible contact with a guy you no longer want to see. Right. Moving on. If you’re like me and have to find an explanation for LITERALLY everything, then you probably lie in bed at night and think wtf what wrong. Because I was curious, I asked a bunch of my guy friends about why they ghosted girls. So here are your answers, ladies! *Spoiler alert* it’s definitely not you. “I don’t want to close the …

Rep. Ilhan Omar Says ‘Don’t Mind’ The GOP Rep Calling Her ‘Anti-Semitic’

“Crazy to watch what House Dems are empowering/elevating,” he said of Rep. Her response came a day later, when NPR commentator Arsalan Iftikhar called out Zeldin for posting an “Islamophobic dog whistle.”  darkest timeline, Zeldin then issued another tweet, this time directly attacking Omar for her foreign policy views. The freshman congresswoman, a critic of the Israeli government, has drawn the ire of conservatives attempting to paint her views as anti-Semitic. This week was no different after she said Americans “Those poor innocent ISIS fighters & Palestinian terrorists right? Give me a break! That’s a problem no matter your religion or gender Ilhan,” Zeldin wrote. He continued, “Your anti-Semitic & anti-Israel hate is strong & wrong & those terrorists have …

The Wisconsin Foxconn factory won’t be a manufacturing plant after all

Foxconn's Wisconsin "factory" won't actually be a factory.Image: ANDY MANIS/GETTY IMAGES Wow, it’s almost like Trump made a promise the real world can’t support. In 2017, Chinese Apple supplier Foxconn broke ground on a factory in Wisconsin that it said would bring 13,000 manufacturing jobs to the US. President Trump even marked the occasion with a White House ceremony to hail his ability to return blue collar jobs to the midwest. SEE ALSO: Tim Cook just announced $1 billion Apple fund to advance U.S. manufacturing jobs Now, Reuters reports that Foxconn is reconsidering plans for its Wisconsin plant. 

This Is What Happens If You Use A Supersoaker In Chicago Right Now

America is dangerously cold right now, and you should be doing everything possible to stay as warm, and, you know, alive as possible.  But on the other hand, the polar vortex looks sniggeringly NSFW and let’s face it, snow is quite fun. Case in point: People have been throwing boiling water into the polar vortex to see which will win. Midwesterners have been venturing outside into temperatures as low as -50°F (with wind chill) in order to throw boiling water into the air and watch it freeze before it’s even hit the ground. It’s pretty freaking cool to be honest. – – It’s possible to do this as long as the temperature is below 0.01°C (32.018°F). The water you throw needs to be boiling, …

Previously Unknown Tales Of Merlin And King Arthur Discovered Hidden In Medieval Texts

When academic Michael Richardson headed into the University of Bristol’s Special Collections Library, the task was a fairly simple and familiar one: look for new reading materials for the University’s MA in Medieval Studies. What he didn’t expect to find was an entirely new rendering of the legends of King Arthur, Merlin, and the Holy Grail. Found bound inside 16th-century books were seven hand-written parchment fragments that, upon closer investigation, Richardson recognized to contain several legendary names, including Merlin the wizard. He quickly contacted Leah Tether, President of the International Arthurian Society, to see if his finds were compelling. Together, the two found that fragments from the original manuscripts tell the stories of Arthurian legends with subtle but significant differences …

Rare Half-Male, Half-Female Cardinal Spotted In Pennsylvanian Garden

Bird-spotters, twitchers, nature lovers, people spend years spying on wildlife in the hope of seeing, perhaps even capturing on camera, a rare and wondrous sight. A couple from Pennsylvania did just that, when they noticed a very unusual bird hanging out in their garden. One side of the bird, a northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), had the spectacular scarlet plumage so iconic of the male, and the other half, the soft brown-green of the female, split down the middle. “Never did we ever think we would see something like this in all the years we’ve been [bird] feeding,” Shirley Caldwell told National Geographic, after she and her husband Jeffrey spied the bird in their garden in Erie, Pennsylvania. The bird popped up …

Heres the first trailer for the VR sequel to Groundhog Day

Sony Pictures is taking audiences back to Punxsutawney… this time in virtual reality. Whether it’s an abomination and a perversion of one of the best movies in the Bill Murray oeuvre or a great way to immerse a viewer in one of the most perfectly realized worlds brought to the silver screen (I unrepentantly love Groundhog Day) is TBD. That’s for players to decide. In Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son players embody Phil Connors Jr., the son of Groundhog Day’s central character. For anyone not familiar with the film, Bill Murray’s character was forced to relive the same day until he made all of the right choices to change the trajectory of his life. In the sequel, his kid …

11 Heartbreaking Colorized Holocaust Photos That Were Rejected By Everyone Until I Posted Them On Bored Panda

About five years ago I made a portfolio of colorized images of the Holocaust and reached out to various organizations dedicated to preserving the memory of this horrific period in history about the possibility of working with them. Many of them didn’t respond and the ones that did didn’t seem interested in colorized images of the Holocaust. They didn’t see what I saw, that colorized images of the Holocaust could help us to relate to the precious lives of the people that we had lost. (Photo of wedding bands found during the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp) My email blew up immediately. People wanted permission to post the images on their website, they wanted to interview me, they wanted permission …

EFF lawyer joins WhatsApp as privacy policy manager

In an effort to bolster its public credibility in the wake of a very rough year, Facebook is bringing a fierce former critic into the fold. Next month, longtime Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) counsel Nate Cardozo will join WhatsApp, Facebook’s encrypted chat app. Cardozo most recently held the position of Senior Information Security Counsel with the EFF where he worked closely with the organization on cybersecurity policy. As his bio there reads, Cardozo is “an expert in technology law and civil liberties” and already works with private companies on privacy policies that protect user rights. Cardozo announced the move in a post to Facebook on Tuesday: Personal news! After six and a half years at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), …

Lin-Manuel Miranda in talks for ‘Moana’ sequel

Where are my clothes again?Image: mashable composite:  To the stars and LeAnn Mueller Tom DeLonge is a mysterious man of many talents. A former member of Blink-182 and frontman of Angels & Airwaves, most know DeLonge as a as a kick-ass singer and songwriter. But he’s also an author, director, and entrepreneur who launched To the Stars Academy of Arts & Science, an organization dedicated to exploring science and the possible existence of extraterrestrial life. And in case you missed it, DeLonge writes children’s books now, too. The 43-year-old’s latest book for kids, Who Here Knows Who Took My Clothes?, is surprisingly advanced in the sense that it’s about a grown ass naked man.  If that somewhat puzzling description captured …