Saturday, December 16th, 2023


 Kevin McCarthy had harsh words for his political rival, Matt Gaetz, in an interview with congressional reporters. “People study that type of crazy mind, right? Mainly at the FBI,” in reference to Gaetz’s decision-making. (More)

➤ Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) has filed an ethics complaint against U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell over a speech on authoritarianism that Stefanik feels was partisan and inappropriate. Howell has served as a judge in several cases related to January 6th. (More)

➤ A Satanic Temple statue was beheaded inside the Iowa Capitol, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is offering to help the man accused of knocking the goat’s head off. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds called the statue “absolutely objectionable” but defended its existence alongside Nativity displays. (More)

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Top Doctor Reveals Little-Known “African Fruit” That Releases Stuck Stool And Helps Relieve Constipation

Maybe you eat a bowl of high-fiber cereal every morning, snack on fibrous fruits or vegetables, and take a fiber supplement.

And you think you’re getting more than enough fiber. Right?

Not necessarily.

It’s not just about getting “enough” – it’s about getting the right types.

Not all fiber is created equal, and research has found that 95% of us are not getting enough of the right kind of fiber.

And this is a big problem.

Countless studies show many health conditions are linked to a low fiber diet including constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), appetite irregularity, weight gain, out-of-control blood sugar, and unhealthy cholesterol.

What’s worse…

You might be using a fiber supplement that contains the wrong type of fiber – causing blockages in your intestines and worsening constipation.

6 Myths About Fiber Every Senior Needs To Know 


The Raiders clobbered the Chargers on Thursday night, 63-21. It was such a beating (42-0 at the half) that Chargers fired their head coach and their general manager the next day. (More)

➤ Playoff plot lines are thickening in the NFL, and week 15 has some great matchups, including the Cowboys at the Bills. (Full Breakdown)

➤ Chicago Bulls guard DeMar DeRozan pulled off an incredible 360 assist against the Miami Heat. (Video)

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Over 95% of Americans don’t get enough fiber, yet fiber is the foundation for human health – even beyond its digestive benefits.

Getting a healthy dose of daily fiber lowers your risk of deadly colon conditions by keeping things moving in your digestive tract.

And the prebiotics in some types of fiber feed the good bacteria in your gut, which have been shown to boost your immune system and mental health.

Have you heard about what fruit experts are now calling the new “super-fiber”?

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Saturday Rewind

Here are this week’s most-clicked stories. Enjoy!

➤ #1: A list of the most affordable places to retire in America. The very cheapest? Youngstown, Ohio. (Read)

➤ #2: Who are the richest politicians in America? Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tops the list. (More)

➤ #3: A photographer managed to get three major celestial features in one shot, and the result is amazing. (Photo)

Et Cetera

In Tennessee, a 4-month-old child was found alive after being pulled out of a mobile home by a tornado. The home was destroyed, but the entire family survived with minor injuries. (More)

➤ A father and daughter accidentally located a 152 year-old shipwreck in Lake Michigan. They were fishing and saw something strange on their sonar display, and the 6-year-old thought it looked like an octopus. It turned out to be a 122-foot-long vessel that sunk amidst the smoke of the Great Peshtigo Fire in 1871. (Editor’s note: media outlets are casually reporting that the father/daughter thought they had spotted a “rare Green Bay Octopus,” which would have been a rare find indeed. 😉) (More)

A new report details a near head-on collision between airplanes at Yampa Valley Regional Aiport in Hayden, Colorado. The two planes were taking off and landing simultaneously. (Watch Video)

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➤ Can’t think of a good Christmas gift? Try this list!

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Poll Position

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Friday’s Results:

What’s the best animated Christmas special?

  1. A Charlie Brown Christmas: 39.3%
  2. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: 18.7%
  3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas: 17.4%
  4. The Little Drummer Boy: 7.2%
  5. Frosty the Snowman: 6.9%
  6. Mr. Magoo Christmas Carol: 5.8%
  7. Mickey Mouse Christmas Carol: 4.8%

Quote BoxDaily Quote

Quote “He was psychotic.

—Kevin McCarthy, speaking of Matt Gaetz and his role in McCarthy’s ouster from the Speakership

TriviaToday’s Trivia

How many hearts do octopuses have? 

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