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You know, in the U.S. the revolution would be fucking overlooked: Poll: Barely Half Of Americans Know Health Care Law Hasn’t Been Repealed. The crazy on unions just keeps piling up: GOP-union debate escalates in Indiana Oklahoma panel votes to … Continue reading

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Privacy invasion, yes, but this is downright silly: Searching for Details Online, Lawyers Facebook the Jury. I mean, most people try to get out of jury duty, yes? Post all kinds of crap to your facebook account and get out … Continue reading

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Really a lot of stuff going on in MENA right now, it’s almost impossible to keep up. Key countries: Libya – la terre brûlée: Looks like on the cusp of civil war, as Ghadaffi is responding with extreme violence to … Continue reading

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If Obama isn’t worried, he should be — just take a look at Wisconsin’s reaction, and remember a number of other states are probably closely following it. California, for example, has a terrible budget coming down the pipeline (although in … Continue reading

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Much as I absolutely despite Rand Paul, for most of what he’d like to get done, I have to give him props on opposing the extension of the Patriot Act: Rand Paul vs. the PATRIOT Act. WT *fucking* F is … Continue reading

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State of the Web (Oatmeal) From JMG: Iowa Rep. Dwayne Alons: Normal People Live Longer Because They’re Not Gay. The supply of stupid, OTOH, is infinite. What the right won’t admit about Reagan. What I love about this is that … Continue reading

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An old one I posted about several years ago, but again when people express surprise that I’m cautious around police: Police Enter Home on False Alarm and Then Taser a Hearing-Impaired Man Getting Out of the Bathtub. h/t @alicialane Disabled … Continue reading

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I am often frustrated by Media Matters because although it is near and dear to my own political and ethical sensibilities, it has a distressing tendency to throw up video clips with no commentary (or captions or transcripts) other than … Continue reading

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Obama State Of The Union Speech 2011: FULL TEXT. By most accounts on twitter, a fairly mundane — even boring — speech. But you know what? Obama tends to put out exactly what’s needed for a particular speech. So he … Continue reading

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*facepalm* Just… *facepalm* PhoboQuotable – Andrew Breitbart. As Dan Savage put it, just how many freaking planes have the “gay activist left” hijacked? Or people have they beheaded? I mean, really. “I am not endorsing gay marriage, I’m not endorsing … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you, but I was thinking like this nearly 20 years ago. It seems like all my life or at least since Reagan’s era, people have been saying that Social Security will be gone by the time … Continue reading

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There are any number of similar approaches that have proven themselves like this one: Portugal’s Experiment With Drugs. Nine years ago, Portugal decriminalized the possession of all illicit drugs — from marijuana to heroin — but continued to impose criminal … Continue reading

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I keep trying to warp my mind around it, and I keep failing. I know it’s because they are hate based if not actually designated as hate groups, but how on earth anyone or any organization calling itself “Christian” can … Continue reading

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Hey, I certainly read and reference enough of his articles to pitch in. How about y’all? Greenwald’s Blog news yearly fundraiser. By being funded by his readers, he is more directly accountable to us, rather than sinking into the corporate … Continue reading

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I just…what? GLAAD Angry About Westboro Radio Deal. So, the haters from Westboro Baptist church have been blocked from picketing the funeral, which is good. In return, they’ve got a deal to broadcast their hate and vitriol on radio. Here’s … Continue reading

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