Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on Feb 2, 2021 10:12:29 GMT -8
Stacey Abrams nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia gubernatorial Democratic candidate and star voting rights activist, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Reuters reports.
Abrams and her organization Fair Fight Action were integral in increasing Black voter turnout in Georgia this election cycle — a sprawling, years-long effort that culminated in the long-time red state turning blue.
Lars Haltbrekken, a Socialist Party politician in Norway’s Parliament, said Monday, the first day of Black History Month in the U.S. and the last day for someone to be nominated for the prize, that “Abrams’ work follows in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s footsteps in the fight for equality before the law and for civil rights.”
Haltbrekken added: “Abrams’ efforts to complete King’s work are crucial if the United States of America shall succeed in its effort to create fraternity between all its peoples and a peaceful and just society,” Haltbrekken said.
Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on Feb 4, 2021 8:48:55 GMT -8
In Effort To Shake Off Abuse Allegations, Marilyn Manson Runs For Office As A Democrat
LOS ANGELES, CA—Plagued by accusations that he's a serial abuser and overall degenerate psycho, singer-songwriter Brian Warner, also known as Marilyn Manson, is working to shake off those accusations by running for office as a Democrat politician.
"The music and movie industry have canceled me," said Manson, "so I'm moving on to the only place my depraved behavior is still accepted: Congress!"
Manson added: "As a proud Democrat politician, I am now automatically a champion of women's rights. And if you don't vote for me you're a misogynist who hates women."
Democrats in Congress celebrated Manson's miraculous rehabilitation and are welcoming him with open arms to Washington D.C.
"Mr. Manson is one of the finest and most upstanding men of character I have ever met," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "He loves fighting for the poor and for women's rights. The accusations against him are obviously a slanderous attempt by bigoted, misogynist Republicans who want to smear this angelic champion of women."
Brian Warner will be running in the next primary against Adam Schiff in California's 28th Congressional District. He is polling very well in all demographics except for the demographic of women he kept chained in his house against their will.
Upon his announcement of running for office as a progressive, the Nobel Committee nominated him for a Peace Prize.
Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on Feb 12, 2021 8:51:32 GMT -8
Rep. Ilhan Omar takes leadership post in House Foreign Affairs
She'll be vice chairwoman of panel overseeing Africa, global human rights.
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar is rising on the House Foreign Affairs Committee as she steps into the role of vice chairwoman of the subcommittee with jurisdiction over Africa and global human rights issues.
Omar's office said her new position was being announced Thursday in Washington. The panel's full name is the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
"Upholding basic human rights around the world is a core priority for me and the Fifth District of Minnesota," Omar, a Democrat, said in a prepared statement. "As someone who represents a large African diaspora community and is the first African-born immigrant to serve in Congress, I am particularly excited to play a leadership role in overseeing our international aid and foreign policy on the continent."
Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on Feb 15, 2021 11:44:14 GMT -8
This guy thought Tessica Brown's Gorilla Glue story was a hoax, so he created a "Gorilla Glue challenge" and ended up in the ER after gluing a Solo cup to his face
So yeah, this dude ended up in the ER and had to have the cup "painfully removed" from his mouth! And if Martin's lip doesn't heal correctly he will need to have some of the skin from his upper lip removed.
Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on Mar 26, 2021 7:35:14 GMT -8
15-Year-Old Boys' Soccer Team Demands Equal Pay For Beating U.S. Women's Team
U.S.—Dozens of 15-year-old boys' soccer teams across the country have demanded equal pay to the women's national team, since they are competitive with the women and even beat them from time to time.
"It's only fair," said high-schooler Aiden Benton. "This is a clear case of sexism and age discrimination, that I get paid nothing to play and the women get a decent little paycheck."
"End pay discrimination now!" he added, clapping on each word for emphasis.
"The boy makes a really good point," said CNN reporter Holly Bandersnatch. "He clapped on each word, plus, he claimed sexism. It is only fair that the boys' team get paid the same as the world champions' women's team. You just can't argue with hand claps."
At publishing time, the women had made the counterargument that the 15-year-old boys' teams are smelly boys and should be stuffed in a locker somewhere.
Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on Mar 28, 2021 8:46:45 GMT -8
Blockage Cleared, Ships Moving At Record Speed As Chick-Fil-A Workers Put In Charge Of Suez Canal
EGYPT—When massive shipping container vessel the Ever Given got stuck, authorities had no idea how they were going to free it and get traffic moving through the Suez Canal again. But then one of them had a great idea: he called a Chick-fil-A location in America to ask if they'd loan them a few drive-thru workers.
"Sure, it'd be our pleasure," said the manager of the Chick-fil-A as he motioned for his drive-thru workers to get a move on. The employees sprinted to the airport and jumped on the next plane bound for Egypt. When they arrived, they rushed to tame some wild camels and took them across the desert to the location of the blockage.
"Hi! How can we help you today?" said Kyle Barton, drive-thru manager, as he arrived. "Oh, golly gee! It looks like ya got stuck there! We're on it!" The Chick-fil-A workers got to work, humming praise songs as they went, and got the ship unstuck in no time. Then, they worked with Suez Canal authorities to streamline the process of moving ships through the canal, identifying hundreds of inefficiencies and ways to improve the customer experience of shipping containers through the important trade route.
Now, according to sources, every ship captain and crew member will receive a complimentary chicken sandwich, large waffle fry, and frozen lemonade at the end of the journey.
"It's my pleasure," said Barton as he whistled for his crew and they took off back to America to solve the national debt crisis.
Post by EPIC Sir Tinley on May 1, 2021 2:49:54 GMT -8
MI6 is placing the climate emergency at the forefront of its international espionage with “green spying” on the world’s big polluters, its new chief has revealed.
Richard Moore, head of the UK’s foreign intelligence service, described climate change as the “foremost international foreign policy item for this country and for the planet”.
It means the big industrial countries will be monitored by MI6 to ensure they are upholding their commitments to combating rising global temperatures.
He indicated that British spies will make China the focus of much of their climate-related espionage by pointing out that Beijing is “certainly the largest emitter” of carbon.
“Our job is to shine a light in places where people might not want it shone and so clearly we are going to support what is the foremost international foreign policy agenda item for this country and for the planet, which is around the climate emergency, and of course we have a role in that space,” he told Times Radio.