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The first Memorial Day isn’t something Americans talk about much. If we knew our history, we’d all know that Memorial Day is far more than an opportunity to fire up the barbecue or get to the lake for the first time.
The holiday is an extraordinary celebration of America’s values, history, and traditions.
First Memorial Day Fun Facts
Heres a few surprising things you probably didn’t know about Memorial Day:
1. It commemorates the end of the Civil War. Freed slaves and Union troops held the earliest Memorial Day celebrations in May 1865 – just a few weeks after the fighting ended.
2. Memorial Day was first celebrated (more…)
by: Ethan Huff
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Social media censorship of politically incorrect content is reaching a crescendo, as reports continue to flood in about Twitter users who are having their accounts suspended and even permanently deleted simply because liberals find their conservative viewpoints “offensive.”
The situation is particularly dire in the United Kingdom, where as many as 10,000 Twitter accounts have thus far been closed down at the request of the British government, which is accusing them of containing “hate” speech – which is code for content that liberals simply don’t like.
In the case of a man named Tommy Robinson, it was some facts about Islam that (more…)
Meet porn star Stormy Daniels. First, she was paid $15,000 by In Touch magazine in 2011 to claim that she had sex with Donald Trump (the story wasn’t published). Then, she was paid $130,000 in October 2016 to shut up and not claim to have had sex with Donald Trump. History turned to farce when Daniels appeared on “60 Minutes” to break her nondisclosure agreement and shamelessly claimed: “I have no reason to lie. You know, I’m not getting paid to be here.”
GOLDILOCKS IS DEAD…”Let’s face the facts. Your overlords have doubled down on debt to keep this crumbling empire alive”
“Once you strip out the effects of the debt binge, the artificial stimulus via currency depreciation, and the fabled ‘wealth effect’ from the equity market runup, real GDP growth stripped-down to its core was the grand total of 0.7% last year. Potemkin would be proud.” – David Rosenberg
It appears every president finds the religion of false economic narrative once they ascend to power. Trump never stops babbling and tweeting about the fantastic economy and raging jobs market since his election. He has embraced the stock market bubble as proof of his brilliant leadership, rather (more…)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) just said NBC News “misrepresented facts and confused the public” in regard to Russian interference in the US election system.
The post DHS Just Admitted Mainstream Media Has ‘Misrepresented Facts’ on Russian Interference appeared first on The Free Thought Project.
“$1MM Per Minute In Salaries, $22BN Per Year In Vacation Pay” And Other Fun Facts About The Federal Workforce
by Tyler Durden
The folks at Open The Books decided to take a deep dive into the salaries of 1.97 million federal employees, using data collected from the Office Of Personnel Management and the USPS via FOIA requests, and the endless examples of excessive pay and pure waste are sure to make you sick, if not downright suicidal. Here are just some of the key takeaways as summarized by OTB:
1. The federal government pays its disclosed workforce $1 million per minute, $66 million per hour, and $524 million per day. In FY2016, the federal government disclosed 1.97 million employees at a cash compensation cost of $136.3 billion.
2. Over a six-year (more…)