Thursday February 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Blake Lively claims she’s part Cherokee – Doesn’t mention if she’s related to Elizabeth Warren


Blake Lively claims that she is part Cherokee — and social media isn’t buying it. The actress is under attack after she briefly addressed her mixed heritage claims in a L’Oreal Paris ad for various skin tones, noting that she is English, German, Irish and Cherokee.  More…

Hunched over sour-faced teenager mannequins

When it comes to their personality traits, teenagers and mannequins are normally polar opposites. One is quiet, composed and always professional, while the other is renowned for being rebellious, sullen, and permanently attached to their mobile phone. But combining the two can bring about hilarious results.  More…

FedEx Driver Breaks Up Flag Burning Protest in Iowa

Being American means standing up for your freedom, and one FedEx driver did just that. The video shows a group of protesters setting several American flags on fire during a rally Thursday in Iowa City, Ia., as a FedEx driver swoops in with a fire extinguisher to put out the flames.  More…

‘Hardest working human’ Ariana Grande enrages the internet

Ariana Grande sent Twitter into a tizzy when she declared herself “the hardest working 23-year-old human being on Earth.” Not everyone was impressed with Grande’s self-proclaimed work ethic.  More…

Senior Secret Service agent suggests she wouldn’t take ‘a bullet’ for Trump

A senior U.S. Secret Service agent posted Facebook condemnations of President Trump during the past seven months, including one in which she said she wouldn’t want to "take a bullet" for him. She explained herself saying she viewed his presidential candidacy as a "disaster" for the country, and especially for women and minorities.  More…

Florida man threatened to kill Trump was Clinton friend

A man was arrested by Miami Beach police Tuesday for allegedly threatening President-elect Donald Trump online is a member of a prominent northeast family close to Bill and Hillary Clinton. Dominic Puopolo Jr., 51, posted a video on his Twitter account that said, ‘This is the 16th of January 2017, I will be at the inauguration and I will kill President Trump’  More…

Secret Service isn’t pleased with Madonna’s ‘blowing up the White House’ remark

Madonna’s rally speech to the Women’s March this weekend about “blowing up the White House” has gotten the attention of federal law enforcement — as the Material Girl insisted Sunday she meant no harm.  More…

Why liberal elites are so resentful of middle America

Most Americans simply don’t want or desire the same things that these people hold up as valuable; they don’t need a mansion, they don’t rack up frequent-flyer miles. Melinda Byerley, founder of a Silicon Valley-based tech startup that does “free-range, artisanal, organic, customized marketing” with “Birkenstocks-on-the-ground expertise,” doesn’t seem to get it.  More…

Why skeptics think ‘miraculous’ dresser rescue was a stunt

Internet skeptics are suggesting that the viral video that shows a 2-year-old’s heroic rescue of his twin brother from beneath a fallen dresser is too good to be true. With the video — showing Brock Shoff of Utah lifting the dresser off his brother Bowdy — now spread across the web, social media has lit up with frame-by-frame “evidence” that it was all a set-up.  More…

Rockette goes on Instagram rant over Trump inauguration gig

President Elect Donald Trump on Thursday secured the Radio City Rockettes to perform at his Jan. 20 inauguration — but at least one dancer was not happy with the decision. Rockette Phoebe Pearl said in an Instagram post Thursday night that she was “embarrassed and disappointed” to appear at the event.  More…

Orlando nightclub shooting victims’ families sue Facebook, Twitter

Families of the victims of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting on Monday filed a federal civil suit against Twitter, Facebook and Google for allegedly providing “material support” to the Islamic State and helping to radicalize shooter Omar Mateen.  More…

Snopes Writers Deciding What’s Fake On Facebook Are Leftists

Snopes, which will now have the power to declare what news is or is not legitimate on the world’s largest online platform, almost exclusively employs leftists. Facebook announced Thursday that mythbusting website Snopes will be one of a few fact-checking organizations allowed to label stories as “fake news.”  More…

TV Actress: Alan Thicke Died to Avoid Trump Presidency

“House” actress Lisa Edelstein is getting much deserved blowback for a tweet she wrote suggesting actor Alan Thicke died to avoid a Trump presidency. “RIP Alan Thicke. Seems like everyone is checking out before the Trumpacolypse,” she wrote.  More…

Orange Coast College Student Threatened With Expulsion After Recording Professor’s Anti-Trump Tirade

“Our nation is divided. We have been assaulted. It is an act of terrorism,” she told the students. She added, “One of the most frightening things for me, and most people in my life, is that the people who are committing the assault are among us.” That was part of the teacher’s rant about Trump.  More…

Europeans work 258 fewer hours than Americans

A recent study revealed the average European works 19 percent fewer hours than Americans, equating to 258 fewer hours each year. But Europeans aren’t achieving less than their American counterparts, so why do we work so many more hours?  More…