Hat/Tip to IOTWReport.com. I’ve got to admit, when faced with his angry constituents, he really has that “deer caught in the headlights” look. At a recent constituent coffee town hall, Oregon state Senator Chuck Riley took heat from pro gun folks who were upset with his vote for the “universal background check” bill. Riley attempted to defend this in numerous different ways, including referencing Supreme Court decisions. When one citizen asked him about the Supreme Court upholding slavery back in the 1800s, Riley said “They were right for the time”. But that wasn’t the end of it. When […]
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Hat/Tip to Adam Mordecai at Upworthy. The crowd, typical of attendees to a Sci-Fi fan convention, were blown away at Comicpalooza when during a routine Q & A with Star Trek icon Patrick Stewart, he stunned everyone with his heartfelt answer and outpouring of pure, raw emotion. A Brave Fan Asks Patrick Stewart A Question He Doesn’t Usually Get And Is Given A Beautiful Answer Patrick Stewart often talks about his childhood and the torment his father put him and his mother through. However, how he answered this vulnerable and brave fan’s question is one of the most eloquent, passionate […]
Hat/Tip to mrctv.org. Dove soap has a new line of commercials set to be released. This one, which will be aired during the Super Bowl, is a great tribute to Dads. TV ads have become almost as big of an attraction during the Super Bowl as the football game itself. This year, Dove has already released their Super Bowl ad, and boy is it a tear-jerker… According to Today.com Dove, a TODAY sponsor, has joined the pre-Super Bowl ad rush with its new campaign centered around how men showing that they care for their children makes them stronger. The ad has […]
5-Year-Old With A Fatal Form Of Muscular Dystrophy Gets Wish, “Hired” By Indianapolis Fire Department
Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. They just made this little boy’s day. Too bad stories like this one won’t be covered by the MSM. Click photo for video. Warning: Have a tissue handy. Via RTV 6 A 5-year-old Indianapolis boy with a fatal form of muscular dystrophy learned Thursday that he would get his Christmas wish. Jordan McLinn spent Wednesday “interviewing” at Indianapolis Fire Department Station 13 for a position as a firefighter – his dream job. Jordan submitted a resume stating that he was an ideal candidate because, “I am strong. I love God. I love helping people. I am super smart.” […]
Hat/Tip to USAToday. Better look out at that next Senior Center Moonlight Dance. You cut in on the wrong person and you might find yourself having to deal with a powerlifter… Most grandmothers, especially those reaching 80 years of age, can be counted on for cozy hugs, surprise gifts, and gray hair. So you may be surprised when you meet Willie Murphy, a 77-year-old grandmother who can do one-handed push-ups and deadlift 215 pounds. The 105-pound senior started with 5-pound weights a few years ago, after seeing a sign about a weight-lifting competition at her local YMCA. She asked a […]
Hat/Tip to John Quiñones, Host of ABC’s What Would You Do? John Quiñones hosts a very interesting show on ABC. It is called “What Would You Do?” and it uses actors and hidden cameras to record unsuspecting Americans’ reactions to provocative situations. One such episode concerns what patrons at a grocery store might do if a person using Food Stamps didn’t have enough to finish the purchase. Watch and see what I call the “True American Spirit” of helping others, even if they’re strangers. . . . . .