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America Was Born 60 Years Ago

A few days ago in 1956, construction began on what became the starting point of modern America: the Interstate Highway System. The initial proposal to Congress for the ribbons of pavement that would web this whole country together came first in 1939, but actual construction began on August 13th, 1956. It was just a few months after Eisenhower signed the ...

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Top Trump Attorney on Universally Terrible Poll Numbers: “Says Who?”

Appearing on CNN Wednesday night, Donald Trump’s special counsel and marital rape truther Michael Cohen repeatedly challenged the notion that Hillary Clinton was polling ahead of the Republican nominee, employing the (powerful but seldom-used) “la la la, I can’t hear you!” defense. http://gawker.com/donald-trump-s… After host Brianna Keilar noted that “you guys are down,” Cohen asked, “Says who?” forcing the CNN ...

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Andrew Breitbart Would Have Loved the Trump Campaign

The legacy of Andrew Breitbart, the late founder of the Breitbart News Network, has been invoked repeatedly during this election cycle, mainly by people who insist that he would not have allowed his media outlet to have become a sort of house organ of the Donald Trump campaign. Former Breitbart contributor Ben Shapiro, who resigned from the site in March, ...

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Which Retail Experience Do You Seek Out When You Desperately Need to Relax?

In these trying times, a little retail therapy can do wonders when you’re stressed out of your mind and/or uncertain about your future. (By “retail therapy” I mean: Entering a store, walking around a bit, then leaving without buying anything.) So where do you go when you need your kick? My go-to options are: The magazine rack at Barnes & ...

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Charlie's Back At It Again With His Blue Pants!!

I don’t know, man. Don’t ask me why the chicken is wearing blue pants. Don’t ask me where the chicken even got his blue pants. Just enjoy the silly inanity of a chicken running around the yard like a total goofball while wearing blue pants. I don’t know if the chicken likes wearing his blue pants but I know the ...

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You'll Never Guess Who's Angry About CNN “Deceptively” Editing a Video of Sylville Smith's Sister

Still: YouTube In a recent segment, CNN used a short clip featuring the sister of Sylville Smith, a man who was shot dead by a Milwaukee police officer on Saturday. In CNN’s version of the clip, Sherelle Smith can be heard telling a crowd of onlookers, “Don’t bring the violence here, and the ignorance here.” Later, in a portion of ...

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Reductress Is Devoting Its Entire Site to Rape Jokes That Punch Up

In response to a sexual assault controversy that’s currently engulfing the New York comedy scene, women’s satire site Reductress has devoted its entire landing page to humor articles (primarily written by women) about rape. “Man Who Sexually Assaulted You Likes Your Facebook Post About Sexual Assault” reads one headline, while another touts “I Anonymously Reported My Rape for the Anonymous ...

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Bring Your Dog to Our Office

Dogs must be of this quality or better: Flickr What’s happening to our website? Who owns us now? Who’s in charge? Nobody knows. Why don’t you bring us a dog? You know what would make life in our office better? A dog. Always nice to have a dog around here to pat. I don’t have a dog. Do you? If ...

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Today's Best Deals: $20 Fitness Tracker, Wake-Up Light, Filter-Free Vacuum

A filter-free vacuum, a life-changing alarm clock, and a $ 20 fitness band lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn ...

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Today's Best Deals: $20 Fitness Tracker, Wake-Up Light, Filter-Free Vacuum

A filter-free vacuum, a life-changing alarm clock, and a $ 20 fitness band lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn ...

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