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Resist we MUCH? Guy Benson makes Dems look like total DBags for voting no on tax plan in 1 tweet

Watching Democrats trying to save face after Republicans passed sweeping legislation that will put money back into the pockets of 80% of Americans has been incredibly entertaining. They’ve spent YEARS accusing the GOP of only caring about the uber rich, and the tax plan that was passed yesterday proved otherwise. Keep in mind, Democrats knew how many people would be getting a tax cut, and not one of them voted…

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Theres No Such Thing as Christian Music

ShareTweet It’s a staple of American culture. “Christian music” “Christian movies” “Christian rap” There is a strict dichotomy drawn between the art of most Christians in the public sphere and the art of non-believers. TobyMac makes Christian music, but Drake does not. Darren Wilson makes Christian movies, but Chad and Carey Hayes (screenwriters of The Conjuring) do not. Ever since an interview I read with Jon Foreman of Switchfoot, something has…

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‘Matter of days’ to stop Carillion collapse

Sir Vince, a former business secretary, told BBC Breakfast: “They’ve got to force the shareholders and indeed the creditors, the big banks, to take losses, and then the government can take responsibility for taking the contracts forward and making sure they are delivered.” Simon Jack: Carillion’s uncertain future Where did it go wrong for Carillion? Jon Trickett, shadow minister for the Cabinet Office, called on the government to take contracts…

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Everyone hates us, and its not because of our sex parties

It was, briefly, the zeitgeist’s perfect Silicon Valley story: a sex-and-drugs party hosted hosted by since-ousted top-tier VC Steve Jurvetson, at an official Draper Fisher Jurvetson event,attended by multiple billionaires including Elon Musk. So said Paul Biggar, founder of CircleCI, in a widely read Medium post, expanding on Vanity Fair’s excerpt of Emily Chang’s new book. (To be clear, it was Axios who subsequently named Jurvetson and DFJ.) Is that…

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Smarties: How the stocking staple got its name

The firm had started to adopt new techniques in sugar-coating honed by their Gallic neighbours, and was one of the first confectioners in England to do so. But the chocolate drop’s origins stretch back even further than the Victoria era, says food historian, Ivan Day. Image copyright Waddeson Manor Image caption The Smarties’ ancestor was a joke sweet that resembled rabbit droppings Though popular among the upper classes, there was…

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Cher angry that VINDICTIVE DAMIEN 666 won’t help Californians

We haven’t checked in on Cher in a while, but she’s still going at it with her particular brand of Trump Derangement Syndrome and emoji-speak. Of course she’s not a Trump fan, seeing as the president wishes California would sink into the ocean and take her mansion with it. Painful 2 learn how many Californians have died in Mud slides caused by catastrophic 🔥Fires🔥Trump Saw Calif.Pain,Homes Destroyed,Animals Lost, Hundreds Of…

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Young MS woman was in elderly care home

Image copyright Vicky Cook Image caption Vicky Cook (left) said her sister Joanne (right) was her best friend Mrs Cook said it was “horrible” to see her sister in an environment where no suitable therapies or social interaction and activities were offered. Image copyright Vicky Cook Image caption Joanne Head (middle) was sporty and active, but lost confidence when she was diagnosed with MS In 2012, Ms Head moved back…

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‘Christmas Vacation’ provides a Marxist critique of capitalismhere’s how

Some of our most vaunted Christmas movies assail the very underpinnings of the consumerist machine churning furiously at the heart of this season of consumption for consumption’s sake. A Charlie Brown Christmas provides little more than a takedown of Christmas consumerism with a thin religious veil. A Christmas Carol, in all its cinematic iterations, gives a downright hostile perspective of the supremacy of capital, positing that a more equitable society can…

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BACK OFF: Sarah Sanders RIPS the Left a new one for trying to credit Obama with Trump’s economy

For eight years, Obama blamed Bush for his crap economy, and the Left supported these empty talking points because it kept them from having to accept the fact that their policies suck. Job loss, 10 trillion in new debt, an economy sucking wind and health care in a shambles is what Obama left Americans. And after only one year, Trump seems to be turning it all around: 66% of voters…

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Can You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Yes. I am a business cog. Here is the desk where you complete your daily drudgery. By doing business tricks onto your computer, you earn profits for your company. This is society’s plan for you, and it is boring and unfair. It would be really great if society suffered a bad accident and stopped existing. Then you’d be free from all this office tedium,…

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New York City plans to divest $5bn from fossil fuels and sue oil companies

Mayor Bill de Blasio: Its up to the fossil fuel companies whose greed put us in this position to shoulder the cost of making New York safer and more resilient New York City is seeking to lead the assault on climate change and the Trump administration with a plan to divest $5bn from fossil fuels and sue the worlds most powerful oil companies over their contribution to dangerous global warming….

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Make 2018 the year you get your brilliant idea off the ground

On the plus side.Image: Mashable shop Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. You’ve probably heard hundreds of stories about your cousin’s boyfriend’s sister making thousands on a side hustle and finally buying her dream condo in Miami. It’s not hearsay. There are in fact hundreds of legitimate ways…

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Uber’s year isn’t off to a good start

Uber's rival in China just acquired another competitor.Image: david ramos/getty images Uber’s new year isn’t off to a great start. One of the company’s biggest competitors, China’s Didi Chuxing, is buying another ride-hailing company from Brazil, 99. The deal is set to make Didi even bigger and pits its services against Uber in yet another country. That’s not something Uber needs as it tries to get back on track after…

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