Category Archives: News and politics

An Ode to White Supremacy

In regards to the White Supremacist rally in Charlottesville last night, this is the best thread on the matter written on Twitter by @Julius Goat. I am copying it here because it is incredible. If you do ONE thing today, … Continue reading

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Viral Video Shows the Extent of U.S. Wealth Inequality

Think you know where the money is distributed in the US? Think again. Mashable: The issue of wealth inequality across the United States is well known, but this video shows you the extent of that imbalance in dramatic and graphic … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

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Politics as normal…

I noticed one of the wannabe presidential candidates, after talking to Donald Trump, is questioning the validity of President Obama’s birth certificate again. Makes me call into question the validity of that candidate’s college diploma. Isn’t going to college supposed … Continue reading

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Calling Batman, or why we need heroes

“Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history…There is a tiny splinter group, of…a few Texas oil millionaires, … Continue reading

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(US) Climate of Denial

Rolling Stone: Can science and the truth withstand the merchants of poison? by Al Gore In this well laid out article Al Gore tilts his lance at the greed and avarice of big money interests. “Part of the script for … Continue reading

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Newsflash: You are not owed a Retirement

From Eolake’s blog, Who pays for the Pensions?: Many people believe that what they pay in taxes now is being saved up to pay for their pension when they grow old. S’not so,  what’s being paid now is paying for … Continue reading

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