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| Cheetahs = Endangerment & Guns = Freedom
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|Rainbow Jihad WTF?
To be honest home schooling activists poses some questions as well. Cruz, speaking at a panel moderated by conservative talk show host Steve Deace, who regularly castigates the “Rainbow Jihad,” ...
|How to soothe a truly bad day [cooking whilst miffed, episode 1]
We had a fight, yes one of those horrible senseless fights that always end in tears. What was it about, did not matter, it was what that was gratuitously added on that hurt the most. Never mind, ...
|Running Away Is Most Vexing
Obviously they are in the fight or flight scenario, so as such running away can be seen in the same context as running towards. Therefore they are threatening whoever they are running away from as ...
|Sarcasm Is Like Witchcraft
I suppose I have lived this side of the pond for too long, I have been doing my usual round of telephone calls back home for easter. Now one of my dear sisters is married to a Republican, oh the ...
|Why the left is unfashionable
Some basic things fought for by the left over time. Unionism Redistribution of wealth Free education Social security/Pensions Universal health care Civil Rights Anti discrimination laws ...
|A Day In The Life: Persecuting Christians
This morning I woke up. And a Christian lost their faith I had breakfast Christians in the military were demoralised because someone told I worked, and it was a really shitty day Every hour a "...
|Rand Paul The Libertarian. Ha...Ha...Ha
Hmmm He suggested during the event that the debate about legalizing same-sex marriage is the result of a “moral crisis” in the country: “Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In ...
|LGBT: Not Discriminated Against Anymore?
Whah? Noting that "political invisibility is not an issue today," DeWine argued that LGBT people didn't deserve "protected-class status" because it's "reserved for those 'relegated to such a ...
|HIV Positive? Poor? Just Die.
How we perceive others determines how they perceive us. I suggest that you watch the video below. It can also be found here It may not be available in the US, see further ...
|So Basically The Defence Of A Law Is That It Does Nothing?
This seems to be the most popular defence used by those that created Indiana's new religious objections law. Basically it is meant to protect religions from non-existent government persecution/...
|Who To Bomb
Goddammit we have to be able to bomb someone to bring peace! Saudi Arabia is now bombing the Houthis who are backed by Iran and may even launch a ground offensive into Yemen. Egypt may well join ...
|Africa And The Media. Not Just 60 Minutes
60 Minutes' under fire for Africa coverage "In a series of recent segments from the continent, 60 Minutes has managed, quite extraordinarily, to render people of black African ancestry voiceless ...
|Galileo Was Everthing Ted Cruz Is Not
Galileo Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher Ted Cruz Tea Party dumbfuck "Today the global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-earthers," Cruz ...
|How AI Will Rule The World
In a few years time , a conversation with your smartphone SP: You Should be in a meeting You: Really? SP: You should be there You: I'm not going SP: Why You: The project leader is a jerk SP: ...
| J'engage ma fidélité au drapeau des États-Unis d´Amérique
"J'engage ma fidélité au drapeau des États-Unis d´Amérique et à la République qu'il représente, une nation sous Dieu, indivisible, avec liberté et justice pour tous." So, neener neener FOX ...
|Iraq/Isis/Iran: From The Ridiculous to the Completely Unintelligible
Excuse me whilst I try to defrost my brain United States intelligence agencies detected the deployments in the past few weeks as Iraq was marshaling a force of 30,000 troops — two-thirds of them ...
|Dear White House Don't Be So Awfully Silly
They hope the City will uphold standards? Since when The White House has issued a pointed statement declaring it hopes and expects the UK will use its influence to ensure that high standards of ...
|No No No Terry Pratchett No
My favorite writer Fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died aged 66, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. "The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds," said Larry Finlay of ...
|Please, Can I Be A Neutral In All Of This?
No, and that really annoys the crap out of me. Hillary's primary opponent will be the MSM. The Republican Primary is going to be a three ring circus with only clowns on show. Eventually they will ...
|Why Would Anyone Now Trust The US To Negotiate In Good Faith?
The idiotic missive issued by Republican Senators will have serious repercussions. Why would you ever negotiate any form of treaty or convention with the US? We already blithely refuted the Geneva ...
|The Utter Boredom Of Needing Gold Taps
I've been thinking, I know it's a dangerous occupation for a serf, but in my defense sometimes it is an unavoidable consequence of listening to bullshit. When I see a program where the rich [they ...
| ‘The Longest Blowjob a Jewish Man Has Ever Received’
The title phrasing is not mine, and shows just why we will miss Jon Stewart, and we might end up catching an STW [sexually transmitted war] .
|Who Should Replace John Boehner? Mit Poll
Well it looks like our friends over on RedState and Freepers [no links] have had enough! ENOUGH!!! So, as everyone knows, I always have the well being of the GOP in my heart, snurk. Who should ...
|Don't Negotiate They Will Capitulate. WTF
You gotta love Bibi when he talks neocon nonsense. ISIS and Iran are teh same. If you refuse to negotiate they will capitulate! If the inspectors don't note nuclear weapon manufacturing it doesn'...
|It's Lesbian Abortion Cookie Time Again
Have you been eating thin mints? I thought I noticed a difference, you're looking good. Watch out for those Peanut Butter Patties, I might just have to invite you out on a date. Rah-Rah Raisins? ...
|Dignity Matters. People Like Fighters.
When people know you are on their side sometimes winning does not matter, what matters is that people understand that you are on their side and doing the best that you can. A Metron Analysis poll ...
|Floods of Tears
Watching the destruction by Daesh of historical statues and objects I could not stop the tears. Strange to cry over the material you might think? Was I crying because they are irreplaceable? No, not ...
|Bill O Saw Things You Wouldn't Believe
He saw aliens , big blue aliens. He saw things that should never be seen and it changed him so! Bill O saw the earth from the moon Yes, by looking at photographs we ...
|Pat Robertson is Silly
On “The 700 Club” today, Pat Robertson responded to a concerned viewer who feared that ever since her family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, they have been exposed to “New Age spirituality” ...
|Today's Thoughts In Captions
Just because: Where has Bill been lately? It's THAT time of the year again.
|An Introduction To "Dr Evil" aka Richard Berman
It is not easy to keep track of what goes on in the back rooms of DC, and I admit total ignorance with respect to the subject of this article in the Guardian . Hopefully some other Kossacks will ...
|Charles M Blow: "Ah, American exceptionalism again."
It looks like Charles wasn't brought up like "them" either : America is a living idea. It isn’t only the tenets of its founding, but also the terms of its future. Every day, we make America. ...
|Do You Love Your Country? Do You? Hmmm. No.
I love my family, that seems logical. I love my partner, more deeply than I can ever hope to express. Do I love my country? Hmmm. Can I love a geography? Well the Green Mountains are pretty ...
|Best Giuliani Take Down Of The Day
Tweet Steve CohenVerified account @RepCohen Rudy Giuliani questioned how much,or even if, President Obama loves America.Maybe he thinks he loves it 3/5 as much as Giuliani & his ...
|I Want A Hothead For President [a rant]
Why isn't the President on the roof of the White House screaming blue murder, how unAmerican is that? Why isn't he saying if you fuck with the US of A you're going to get fucked?!? Why hasn't he ...
|How Long Does It Take To Nation Build?
Some people think that you can 'instabuild' a nation, you know, knock one down and another will spontaneously replace it. Take our own, one could regard prerevolutionary America as a stable area ...
|Just Kill All The Bad Guys
That is the right wing solution to everything, now if that actually worked there would be no bad guys. What they always fail to note is how many good people you have to kill to eliminate the very ...
|Who Would You Send To Mars
The Guardian has been reporting on a little competition Organisers of a proposed human settlement on Mars have unveiled the final 100 would-be colonisers. Here are the top 10 candidates Selected ...
|Israel And I Thought Our Electoral Campaigns Were Nasty
From The Jerusalem Post Fear matters In one Likud ad, actors portraying Islamic State terrorists are seen driving a pickup truck adorned with a jihadist flag and an “Anyone but Bibi” bumper ...
|The Pervasiveness of Cynicism
Pervasiveness,to spread throughout. Cynicism Believing that people are generally selfish and dishonest Selfish and dishonest in a way that shows no concern about treating other people fairly ...
|Paul Gosar-R Makes Bid For Top D-Kos Honors List
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz "Once you start doing that, then everybody, every American citizen traveling abroad becomes a subject in regard for kidnapping and then the plight of how much money has ...
|Don't You Love It When Chuck Melts Down
Chuck Krauthammer in full shriek mode: Oh my god, talk about hair on fire. His secretary of defense says, “The world is exploding all over.” His attorney general says that the threat of terror �
|John McCain Just Wants The World To Burn More Brightly
Just what the world needs now, a hawk having fun McCain, after two unsuccessful presidential campaigns and then eight years in the Senate minority, told me that he’
|Crime Does Pay
Oh, I am not talking about poor peoples crimes, for that there is more than adequate punishment and in some countries it results in a for profit penal system and slave labor. I am talking about rich ...
|Krugman Defines National Debt
I'm so glad he has done so , we are not talking about home economics as I am so tired of saying, we are talking about how money should flow in the global economic model. You can see that ...
|We are all prejudiced to some degree
I was reading a recommended diary by chaunceydevega about racism. I found it both interesting and informative, same thing with the comment section. Whether I agree with everything or not is beside ...
|Trying To Wriggle Out Of A Clusterf***?
Hahahahaha "It appears that the speaker of Congress made a move, in which we trusted, but which it ultimately became clear was a one sided move and not a move by both sides," Deputy Israeli Foreign ...
|Pat Robertson Finally Finds Paris France
Using Fox Maps Fox News was widely mocked and criticized last month for reporting that neighborhoods in Paris and other European cities have supposedly fallen to Sharia law, and the network ...
|The Internet: You Can Always Find An Idiot To Confirm Your Own Idiocy
The internet is a wonderful place and a great source of information when handled with care. However it is always possible to find someone else as mind boggling idiotic as yourself. In most cases the ...
| Ben Carson. Measles It's Undocumented Workers Fault Not Stupid Americans
Of course one of the right wing loons has to find someone else to blame, but he forgets one thing: According to the World Health Organization, about 93 percent of children in Honduras, Guatemala ...
|Sen. Lamar Alexander If we don't do anything 5 million people may get hurt. Hallelujah! Blame Obama!
In a strategic reaffirmation of Republican willingness to continue to do absolutely nothing: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the chair of the health committee, says his party may not offer up a ...
|Stephen Fry Causes A Stir
For an Irish TV program On the short clip, Fry is asked by veteran Irish TV presenter Gay Byrne what he would say to God if he died and had to confront him. In his imaginary conversation with God, ...
|Yes, I'm Still Bloody Angry
Measles Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available. In 2013, there were 145 700 measles deaths globally –
|Why I Get So Annoyed With Antivaxers
I regard them having a supreme sense of entitlement, that only their choices matter. The risk they run is only low when pretty much everyone else is vaccinated. To avoid a negligible risk from a ...
|The RNC/AFA Israel Freebie: US Hate Group Getting Desperate But Can't Quite Get Over Their Hatred
As we have been seeing the American Family Association partially "fired" Bryan Fischer and then tried to refute his hate with modified hate: Sandy Rios, the American Family Association’s director ...
|The Governor Of The Bank Of England Slams Austerity
Austerity has long been the let's keep the Germans happy policy, and I have been saying ever since they came up with the plan after the Great Recession that it was nuts, so have some noble prize ...
|Liberals Destroy Newspeak Job Creation
It is a sad day in America where jobs are put at risk by the ridiculing of commie pinko fascist liberals. "My understanding is that the website that has become a source of controversy was simply to ...
I am not sure if anyone has picked this up and run with it. Intrepid Made Up Historian Newt Gingrich once again tried to rewrite history and hoped nobody would notice . "Boko Haram has ten ...
|Greece: Why something has to change
Austerity has only made the situation worse, there was no light at the end of the tunnel Outside the party’s campaign tent in central Athens, supporters hugged each other and danced in celebration.
|Whoa Whoa Whoa
This seems to go way too far A panel of four prestigious international experts on constitutional law backed by the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR) have spent three years ...
|The problem of making films about our wars of choice
I have problems war movies in general, to my mind there is nothing glorious in death and destruction. I'll read books from reputed authors and organizations. Most of these films end up being ...
|US Gun Laws Are Just So Confusing
I regard anyone in the street with a gun as a potential risk to life. I wonder why they believe they have to be armed at that moment. If I spot a "concealed" weapon I move as far away as I can, I'm ...
|The Islamic State dans L'Ouest Battles Breizh Dizalc'h
In a clash of culture today on the West coast of France two major radical extremist groups met head on, Breizh Dizalc'h that stand for a free Brittany clashed with the Islamic State dans l'Ouest. ...
|NYT Editorial Board. The War On Women 2015
I will start with the conclusion of the NYT Editorial Board from their leader today Republicans scoff at accusations that they are waging a war against women. But this should not obscure a basic ...
|Why Do I Always Worry When I Hear This
You know when one of "our" Senators has to say: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee's Social Security subcommittee, said that Democrats shouldn't be willing to ...
|Can we be seeing the return of the real LEFT in Europe
Quite a lot is written how Europe is moving towards the extreme right, something else might be stirring MADRID (AFP) - The head of Spain's ascendant anti-austerity party Podemos said in an ...
|Screwing The Average American
This is the GOP's preferred sport Ever since Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) helped get the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau off the ground in 2010, Republicans have been trying to shut it down.
|The Pope "You can't mock religion"
The proviso The pontiff said religions had to be treated with respect, so that people's faiths were not insulted or ridiculed. So this is the official line "You cannot provoke. You cannot insult ...
|I don't know whether to laugh or cry
Rachel's Best New Thing in the World. Is the moon a star or a planet? Life on the moon? "Google says it's a Natural Satellite? I don't even know what that means" . Rachel's final comment ...
|If the aim was to silence, you failed.
Charlie Hebdo print run goes to 5 million Despite an initial planned print run of up to 3m copies, including versions in six different languages, many struggled to get hold of the first copies of a ...
|Something you may not see in the US media
With the reports of rampaging idiots in France trying to prove that they too can be as blindingly stupid as any other extremist There are good people as well, as our local newspaper reports ...
|The Fun With Using Dead Bodies Begins Anew
Oh, it is great at the moment. We have some in the media hinting that you know the cause of the slaughter could have been avoided if everyone self censored. We have LePen playing games at home, ...
|So What If President Obama Didn't Come To Paris
.So the US Ambassador to France was there [Jane Hartley] which was more than enough. This was a grass roots movement, a real one and not one funded by some dick of a billionaire who just wants "moar"
|Vannes: Je Suis Charlie 01/11/2015
Over 25,000 turned out for la Marche Républicaine today, Vannes has a population of about 52,000. Not since the Revolution has this happened in our sleepy town. Well over half a million people in ...
|A Cultural Difference
Unlike the US France has a number of restrictions on free speech with respect to defamation on any grounds, this also includes privacy laws. These are probably the most restrictive in Europe. ...
|Hopefully Good News At Last For The Hostages. Updates sadly not the case
All the hostages appear to be OK. [see updates below] The three holding them hostage have been killed. Congratulations go to the Gendarmes and the general police forces. http://www.france24.com/en/
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|Tears Only Tears
When you opened up the covers you knew [translation: love is stronger than hate] at some point your sensibilities would be messed with, that was part of the joy. Yes it is left wing and reverence is ...
|OMG I Really Do Live On Another Planet
I found this article in Forbes completely mind bending, almost surreal: The mobile interface will be the employee’s primary conduit to a host of personal and business applications; putting ...
|Coalitions? How about doing some convincing first?
Having read a couple of diaries about this or that coalition existing or not and whether any if all can be transferred or not to any given candidate in the future. I will say this from a personal ...
|I/P This makes no sense
The Palestinian Authority wants to join 122 States that are already signatories of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The US and Israel have both refused to ratify this accord ...
|Once Upon A Time
there was a young researcher that had had enough. Faced with the dragons of six sigma and motivational jargon she could take no more, "empower me" she cried, "you condescending assholes, take that" ...
|If you want to have a laugh, might I suggest...
#OverIt2014 And a happy new year to one and all. good ...
|Whatever Happened To Working Less?
Once upon a time I was sold the myth that advances in technology would allow us all more free time. Ha, bloody ha. I know as a small business owner that looking at the clock does not make sense ...
|Republicans get easily confused
Look how are they to know when they are invited to a white supremacist meeting? They were not wearing hoods , so it really was just like any meet up of conservatives Goddammit if only white ...
|Ramblings On Absolutism
For example If you criticize the police, you are anti-police If you criticize the war on terror, you support the terrorists If you criticize the war on drugs, you are for the cartels If you ...
|OMG William Kristol Refuses To Predict!
Is he ill? So, channeling Thomas Paine, we say to John Bolton, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, Pete King, ...
|Was It Worth It?
We entered Afghanistan with rage and the need for vengeance in our hearts. The reasons for preemptive war with Iraq were clouded by a miasma of lies. 13 years later, we are supposedly "leaving" ...
|When The Media Mocks Women It Has A Knock On Effect
Media Matters Has an Interesting list up: 9 Ways The Media Failed Women In 2014 Blaming And Mocking Survivors Of Sexual Assault Downplaying Prevalence Of Sexual Assaults Using The Hobby Lobby ...
|If You Want To See Conservative Policies In Action. Look No Further Than Putin
After all the slobbering by conservatives over Putin this year we are seeing the results of being a strong leader. Putin: Hates the Gay Loves him some good old fashion religion Staunchly ...
|The Only Way To Convince Americans About The Horror Of Torture Is By Showing The Results
This poll says it all Q: As best you can tell, do you think the CIA treatment of suspected terrorists did or did not produce important information that could not have been obtained any other way? ...
|A Curse Be Upon You
To those that kill innocent children. To those that kidnap young girls to enslave them. To those that trade in human flesh To those that murder To those that spew hate in the name of religion. ...
|More Mothers Should Telephone In
Oh the humanity The Woodhouse brothers are on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Brad is a Democratic operative who helps run the super PAC American Bridge and Dallas, by contrast, is a ...
|The NYT Did Not Get The Memo. Again
The memo The US has and will always support, terrorists, dictators and authoritarian regimes that it believes are in its best interest to do so, never mind what the people oppressed by these ...
|Elizabeth Warren Blocked By Reid and Obama
How often have we heard this refrain? But her attempt at an amendment that would strip the Wall Street clause out of the budget was blocked by Reid who, along with Obama, argues that the compromise ...
|Torture: A Malicious and Mendacious Talking Point
When I see the debate turning towards whether it works or not, I just want to vomit The point is not whether it works or not. The point is that it is illegal under International law. There is a ...
|The age of financial liberation has, in short, been an age of financial crisis.
The title comes from an article in Le Monde Diplomatique Even neoliberal proponents recognize that it is a crisis-ridden system. In his popular book Why Globalisation Works, Financial Times ...
|Campaign Finance Reform Is Dead. Ain't Bipartisanship Great
From the New York Times and when the Senate passes the bill we can hold its funeral. One rider would allow a huge increase in the size of checks that deep-pocketed donors can write to win inner-...
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