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Well America, looks like you are stuck with Justin Bieber

The petition to deport Justin bieber and take away his green card at WhiteHouse.gov did get 274K responses and prompted a response from the Obama Administration: “Thanks for your petition and your participation in We the People. Sorry... Read More
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NBC Hires Shrink to Explain David Gregory’s Ratings Slide?

He’s been losing ground since day one and been with the network for 20 years now they need a shrink to talk to friends and neighbours? It was an impossible task, taking over the suddenly... Read More
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Koch brothers can buy anything, including Doonesbury!

Don;t look now but the Koch brothers have so much money they can buy anything, even last weekend’s Doponesbury cartoon. ThePoliticalCarnival.net explains.   Click on the image to enlarge.
KFC’s Double Down is back: ‘This sandwich is America’

KFC’s Double Down is back: ‘This sandwich is America’

590 calories and full day’s sodium in one sandwich… it is always wonderful to watch Brits react to American gluttony. The Guardian commissions this amazing video…
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Black Students In Seattle Are Suspended Or Expelled 5 Times More Often Than White Students

Racism is real. Even in blue state Washington. Wake up to real racism folks. ThinkProgress explains. “More than 15 percent of black students in Seattle were suspended from school for at least one day in 2013, according... Read More
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How Not to Talk About Wealth Inequality

by Tina Dupuy Have you heard we live in an oligarchy? Perhaps you’ve been told America is a plutocracy? Is that because of widespread demagogy? Circumlocution: a big word meaning using unnecessarily lofty words to... Read More
SC Governor advert attacking Dem Sheheen could be most negative ever made…

SC Governor advert attacking Dem Sheheen could be most negative ever made…

Quite possibly the worst attack advert ever made…  note it was on the RGA (Republican governor’s Association-headed by none other than Chris Christie?).
This 12 year old takes on NC Governor McCrory with grace and class, something GOP is lacking

This 12 year old takes on NC Governor McCrory with grace and class, something GOP is lacking

Keep saying to yourself… she is 12 years old. Madison Kimrey is part of the Moral Monday protests in North Carolina.
Umm Mr. Chainsaw? You had ONE Job….

Umm Mr. Chainsaw? You had ONE Job….

Interesting #epicfail
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Skydiving ant uses head as a shield. Larry the Cable Guy would be proud.

Wired Magazine features an ant that is rather unique. When threatened it will leap from branch to branch and glide right back to the trunk. “…a family of Cephalotes ants, whose soldiers, no joke, use... Read More
Christine Blower, the NUT's general secretary

All 1-day strikes do is piss people off. Real change comes from real strikes.

The Guardian talks about the recent National Union of teachers meeting where members want real strikes but the NUT secretary is against it. Strikes only work if there is real pain felt. Pain string enough it... Read More
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Could Elizabeth Warren’s clout finally shift Dems to the left?

The Hill reports: “Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has emerged as one of the top fundraisers for Senate Democratic candidates in the midterm election campaign, filling a void left by the absence of Hillary Clinton. Warren,... Read More
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Why do 50% of NYC teens behind bars have brain injuries?

About half of teens between 16 and 18 suffered a traumatic brain injury before being locked up in a NYC jail. ThinkProgess discusses a news study. “Traumatic brain injuries can cause mood and behavior changes... Read More
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Nice work if you can get it? How NYC taxi driver evaded $28K in tolls

Stop laughing. This clever guy almost got away with it! USA Today reports. “How would a cabbie manage to cross the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in New York City more than 3,000 times without paying... Read More