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The Navy’s probe into sky penis

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“The Balls are Going to be Lopsided”: Hear rendition of Navy pilots' plan to draw sky penis
In 2017, a Navy flight crew roared into legend when they drew a giant phallus in the sky with the contrails of their jet, assuming it would quickly blow away. It did not. Now, Navy Times has obtained the transcript of the conversation that led to the 'sky dong.'

It prompted viral guffaws from some and online outrage from others.
There are shot glasses commemorating the event and it birthed memes ahead of the annual Army-Navy game.
But the inside story of how an EA-18G Growler jet crew drew a penis across the clear blue skies of Washington state in 2017 has never been told.
Until now.

It was the work of two junior officers with the “Zappers” of Electronic Attack Squadron 130, who had sky time to kill and noticed that the white contrails their jet produced were particularly robust that afternoon.
But they never counted on those contrails lingering long enough for folks on the ground to see their phallic rendering, according to a copy of the military’s sky penis investigation obtained exclusively by Navy Times.

KREM 2, a local TV station, broke the news after a woman snapped pics of the sky drawings on Nov. 16, 2017, near a training area for the squadron, which is based in western Washington at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
“A mother who lives in Okanogan who took pictures of the drawings reached out to KREM 2 to complain about the images, saying she was upset she might have to explain to her young children what the drawings were,” the station reported.
The story of the sky penis took wing from there, spreading umbrage and juvenile glee to all corners of the internet.
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Soviet Sanders and AOC (Almost Openly Communist)want you to collect less money from interest

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New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will unveil a bill along with Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday, which contains a proposal that she admitted might sound dramatic.

The legislation calls for a 15 percent cap on credit card interest rates, with the ability of states to establish lower limits if they wish.

“A 15 percent cap on interest rates, it’s one of those things that might sound radical today,” Ocasio-Cortez told reporters on Capitol Hill.

The bill is called the Loan Shark Prevention Act, and is something Sanders has been promoting for years. It would penalize lenders for violations.

According to data from, as cited by The Washington Post, the median interest rate was 21.36 percent last week.
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Trump Senior Advisor pretending Ukraine videos are Hamas bombing Israel

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It’s kinda like the New York Times faking german concentration camp photos during WWII, when the photos were really just from Russian pogroms prior to WWI.

Time for all gentiles to stop supporting Israel’s bullshit and lies.

When is all this shit with Israel going to stop?

When are the non-jews going to realize they’re all just gentiles and goyim, just like Muslims? When are people going to realize that jews are not even a race and just race-baiting people against each other... to turn more profits by stealing your tax money to procure more military weapons.

I wouldn’t send any more gentile american soldiers into Israel’s bullshit.
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When Turkey Destroyed Its Christians

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When Turkey Destroyed Its Christians
From 1894 to 1924, a staggered campaign of genocide targeted not just the region’s Armenians but its Greek and Assyrian communities as well
By Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi
May 17, 2019

Between 1894 and 1924, the number of Christians in Asia Minor fell from some 3-4 million to just tens of thousands—from 20% of the area’s population to under 2%. Turkey has long attributed this decline to wars and the general chaos of the period, which claimed many Muslim lives as well. But the descendants of Turkey’s Christians, many of them dispersed around the world since the 1920s, maintain that the Turks murdered about half of their forebears and expelled the rest.

The Christians are correct. Our research verifies their...
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YouTuber ProJared Cheats on Wife, Allegedly Sends Nudes to Underage Fans

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>YouTuber Jared Knabenbauer, known as ProJared, had multiple allegations of infidelity and fan-grooming go public recently. On Wednesday night, Knabenbauer he told his Twitter followers that he“would be getting a divorce” from his wife Heidi O'Ferrall. He claims that “Heidi’s privacy, mental well being and discretion has and will remain my highest priority.” This tweet seemingly caught O'Farrell off guard, who had already been blocked on the social media platform by her former husband.

>O'Farrell lobbed a number of accusations against Knabenbauer over multiple Twitter threads, including cheating on her with content creator Holly Conrad, known as Commander Holly. “I have proof,” she tweeted. “Explicit conversations and photographs of their relationship, which he extensively lied to me about on many occasions.” O’Farrell describes herself getting “gaslit” by Knabenbauer about his infidelity, “insisting that the only thing wrong with our marriage was me” even after he was caught, she tweeted.

>Knabenbauer’s YouTube network Normal Boots has not yet released a statement ( Newsweek reached out for comment) but a few prominent members of the community have spoken out. YouTuber Forrest Furst responded to Knabenbauer’s statement with “love you bud.” Peanut Butter Gamer, best known for making video game YouTube videos, responded to O’Farrell’s original tweet with “this ain’t it chief.” He soon deleted the post, but remained adamant that this divorce and drama should “have remained private.”
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Should 11-year-old girls have to bear their rapists' babies? Ohio says yes.

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An 11-year-old rape victim in northwestern Ohio is pregnant, according to news reports, and a highly restrictive state law on abortion signed last month says a girl in her position must carry and deliver her rapist’s baby.

In arguing the abortion issue I used to test the zealotry of my anti-choice opponents with a hypothetical question with similar facts, and was often told such a situation was too far-fetched to be probative. But now the hypothetical is real.

A barely pubescent girl has been impregnated, allegedly, by a 26-year-old man who had sex with her on multiple occasions, and the pure anti-abortion position is that the law should prevent her from terminating her pregnancy unless it’s to save her life or spare her grave bodily harm.

Ohio’s Human Rights Protection Act, signed April 11 by Republican Gov. Mike DeWine, is one of those “heartbeat” laws that ban abortion as soon as doctors can detect fetal cardiac activity, which starts at about six weeks of gestation, even before some women know they’re pregnant.

Such laws, passed recently by five other states, are among the extreme measures designed to bait the increasingly conservative U.S. Supreme Court into overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that recognized a woman’s right to an abortion in most circumstances.

Ohio’s new law doesn’t grant exceptions for rape and incest — exceptions favored by more than 70 percent of the population in numerous polls. And although local news outlets haven’t reported the estimated duration of this particular rape victim’s pregnancy, inevitably girls in her position will be legally compelled to endure the physical and emotional burdens of pregnancy and childbirth.
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Barr mocks Pelosi

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guys, if I didn't know any better, I'd say it looks suspiciously like congress had no legal authority to demand that Barr hand over grand jury testimony, and democrats in congress were literally trying to abuse their power to compel someone to do something illegal

Attorney General Barr to House Speaker Pelosi: 'Did you bring your handcuffs?'

Attorney General William Barr reportedly joked Wednesday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about being put in handcuffs on the sidelines of an event honoring slain law enforcement officers outside the Capitol.

“Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?" Barr quipped to Pelosi, according to the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Pelosi smiled and offered her own tongue-in-cheek response. The House sergeant-at-arms was in attendance, should an arrest be necessary, the top Democrat told the attorney general. Barr reportedly chuckled and walked away, according to the outlets

Wednesday, the White House, in a 12-page letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., declined to hand over information requested by the panel as part of a wide-ranging investigation into President Donald Trump's presidency.

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone in the letter wrote that the administration would not cooperate with the committee's request, saying it "has no legitimate role" to investigate the president. In addition, the top White House lawyer said the request was overreach by politically motivated lawmakers.
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Ben Shapiro gets RAMMED by large british cock EPIC™ style

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Right-wing commentator and “cool kid’s philosopher” Ben Shapiro stormed out of a contentious BBC interview on Thursday after accusing the conservative host of being a “leftist” and bragging about how popular he is.

During the pre-taped interview with BBC interviewer Andrew Neil promoting his new book, The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, Shapiro quickly became perturbed when Neil—who is known for playing devil’s advocate in interviews—pressed him on recent attempts to roll back abortion rights, asking the editor-in-chief of clickbait rage factory The Daily Wire if those policies would take America back to the “Dark Ages.”

“You purport to be an objective journalist,” Shapiro sniped. “BBC purports to be an objective, down-the-middle network. It obviously is not, it never has been. And you as a journalist are proceeding to call one side of the political aisle ignorant, barbaric, and sending us back to the Dark Ages, why don’t you just say you’re on the left.”

This caused Neil, chairman of conservative magazine The Spectator, to chuckle and tell his guest: “If you only knew how ridiculous that statement is you wouldn’t have said it.”
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Gillette Is Feeling the Financial Burn Thanks to Their “Toxic Masculinity” Ad

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Proctor & Gamble are experiencing better than expected profits in every area…except the male grooming products section of Gillette, and few people should be surprised.

Before the Super Bowl, Gillette released an ad that insulted men with social justice/feminist based narratives about toxic masculinity. Even things such as wanting to talk to a pretty girl or boys wrestling in the yard were considered negative things that needed to be dealt with. Gillette finished the commercial by indicating that “some men” don’t do this and that we should all be like these “some.”

Needless to say, it didn’t go over well. Gillette received a well-deserved societal spanking for its sexism.

Now the numbers have come out, and Gillette seems to be the weakest link in P&G’s chain according to Market Watch:

> That raises the question of whether Gillette’s financial results are suffering because of its toxic-masculinity misfire. On Tuesday, Procter & Gamble (PG) beat earnings and revenue forecasts, but the stock fell 3% on a day the S&P 500 closed at a new high.

> The good news is that sales grew 5% organically—that is, without help from acquisitions or currency exchange—whereas the Street was looking for 3.7%. Products for skin, fabrics, and home led the way. But sales of grooming products, including Gillette, slipped 1%, continuing a long string of declines. Margins disappointed. The upside earnings surprise came from non-operating items, like a tax-rate change.
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Bernie Sanders wants less school choice

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Sen. Bernie Sanders will call for a ban on building certain charter schools in a major education policy address to be delivered Saturday in South Carolina, a senior campaign official for the 2020 presidential contender tells USA TODAY.

Additionally, Sanders will pledge to impose a moratorium on using taxpayer funds on charter school expansion in communities if he’s elected president, a position that the NAACP has been advocating.

The speech by Sanders comes one day after the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling handed down by the Supreme Court, which ruled segregation in public schools to be illegal.

“Our school system can no longer put up fences for black and brown children,” Sanders said in an op-ed in the Asheville Citizen-Times, part of the USA TODAY Network, published Friday.

Charters are publicly funded but privately run, and have grown in popularity around the country since their inception more than 25 years ago. Advocates say their relative independence – they face fewer instructional and bureaucratic regulations, and are largely free from collective bargaining – allow educators to innovate.

Advocates for charter schools blasted the Sanders’ proposal.

“Sanders’ call is out of touch—as usual—with what African Americans want,” said Amy Wilkins, the senior vice president of advocacy for the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools. “More disturbing, the senator—for personal political gain—would literally lock African American students into schools that have failed them for generations.”

The Vermont senator is the first major 2020 Democratic candidate to call for a ban on for-profit charters or a moratorium on expanding charters.

Nearly 3.2 million students attended nearly 7,000 charter schools nationwide last school year, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Enrollment was up 5 percent from the previous year.
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