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Question for a Tuesday

In October of 2016, FBI Director, James Comey, sent a letter to Republican congressional leaders advising them of the reopening of the investigation of the Clinton emails as the result of a wikileaks dump of emails hacked by Russian agents.

The subsequent release of the information regarding the reopening of the Clinton matter, which resulted in nothing of a prosecutorial nature.

The matter was closed and dropped by the FBI days before the voting began.

Comey's actions…

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Added by Ron Powell on April 24, 2017 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Trump Boasts He Has Higher Ratings Than 9/11 Broadcasts

Trump Boasts He Has Higher Ratings Than 9/11 Broadcasts:  In a recent interview about his first 100 days in the White House, Donald Trump bragged that his “ratings” were higher than broadcasts of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Is it just me, or did the President of the United States just boast he is more popular than a terror attack?…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 24, 2017 at 9:28pm — No Comments

THE RED FLAG PRESENTS: NEOLIBERALISM AND THE SELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP PART ONE

Political impact

The Citizens United ruling "opened the door" for unlimited election spending by corporations, but most of this spending has "ended up being…

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Added by mary gravitt on April 24, 2017 at 12:08pm — 2 Comments

The Real TMI

Little Brother has been lecturing me on and off for a couple of years about how much I share on social media. His biggest complaint comes in the form of a question: “What do I know about you that isn’t on Facebook?” And his second biggest complaint is “Why do I have to read about something that happened to you on Facebook first? Why can’t I hear about it from you BEFORE you post on social media?” Honestly, there are times I think he wants me to tell him something that happened before it even…

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Added by Kage Alan on April 24, 2017 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

As "Whole Language" Yuppies Move In, Phonics Junkies are Forced Out

BOSTON.  The neighborhood here known as the South End has historically been a transitional stop on the way up–or down–the social ladder.  “We got the winos and junkies who lost their last best hope of realizing the American Dream,” says long-time bar owner Michael “Mickey” Flaherty, “and then we got the freshly-minted MBA’s who work long hours and can’t afford the suburbs yet, or ‘yuppie scum’ as I affectionately refer to them.”…

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Added by Con Chapman on April 24, 2017 at 5:00am — 7 Comments

Touching Scene

Not a posed shot.  They seem to have genuine affection for each other.  The male (rigth) is uncle to the female.  Names are Aggie and Mickey.   

They can often be found with their bodies in parrallel - sort of synchronized sleeping.…

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Added by Terry McKenna on April 24, 2017 at 5:00am — 5 Comments

Study Finds Older Workers Stay Unemployed Longer

Study Finds Older Workers Stay Unemployed Longer:  According to recently released research, people age 55 and older who are unemployed are more likely to be so long-term as opposed to their younger counterparts.  Perhaps even more depressing, even if they do find work, they’re still gonna be old.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 23, 2017 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Spring Moment

Spring unfolds slowly

quietly colour…

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Added by M. C. Sears on April 23, 2017 at 3:36pm — 3 Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!

Happy Birthday, Allison Krause!!!

If you have to look her name up, you should feel ashamed.

(...and no... she is NOT a…

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Added by Safe Bet's Amy on April 23, 2017 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

What Defines Hip Hop (Rap) Music

Wandering around YouTube this morning I came upon a genre of white rap that broke me up; Princess Rap.

Here are a few examples:…

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Added by Rodney Roe on April 23, 2017 at 7:31am — 36 Comments

In Case You Hadn't Noticed: One Sentence Question for a Sunday

As many here know, I often draw inspiration or motivation for posts from posts and comments written by others here.

So it is with a post that I am preparing to publish here shortly.

I remembered a comment on a recent post that I wanted to quote as a central element of this new post.

But alas, the post I wanted to draw from is gone.

So here's my question:

What happened to Terry McKenna's blog post, "White Genocide"?

Added by Ron Powell on April 23, 2017 at 7:30am — 57 Comments

Frozen Hash Browns Recalled Due to Golf Ball Contamination

Frozen Hash Browns Recalled Due to Golf Ball Contamination:  A recall has been issued for frozen hash browns sold in nine states under the Harris Teeter and Roundy's brands because the potatoes may be contaminated with golf ball materials.  Wait a minute!  We’re not supposed to eat golf balls?  I don’t know about you, but I miss the good old days when foods were contaminated with things like e-coli or listeria.  One thing’s for sure, something like this could…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 22, 2017 at 9:34pm — 4 Comments

Video of recent Rev Barber speech.

One of our clearest, strongest voices in our resist oppression and defend civil rights movement.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/4/21/1655164/-In-142-seconds-Rev-Barber-delivers-one-of-the-most-electrifying-RESISTANCE-speeches-of-the-era

Added by MV Neland on April 22, 2017 at 4:47pm — 21 Comments

"GET OUT" The Finest Dark Comedy I've Seen in Decades (The 'New Yorker' Review)



Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), a twenty-something photographer in an unnamed city, is heading to the suburbs with his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), to meet her parents—and she hasn’t told them that Chris is black.

From this premise, the writer and director Jordan…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 22, 2017 at 3:55pm — 3 Comments

Livin' Lovin' Alien

Actually it's Asia's grandson.

He is a small human.

Added by tr ig on April 22, 2017 at 12:11pm — 13 Comments

Will GOP turn on Trump?

Added by Dicky Neely on April 22, 2017 at 9:16am — 2 Comments

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