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Republican Lawmaker Implies Nurses Mostly Play Cards at Work

Republican Lawmaker Implies Nurses Mostly Play Cards at Work:  During a debate on a bill in Washington state that would require uninterrupted meal and rest breaks for certain healthcare workers, Republican State Sen. Maureen Walsh argued that giving nurses breaks would make it difficult for hospitals to…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 20, 2019 at 8:12pm — 2 Comments

Divided, We Fell.

            1980. Carter was well intentioned but no match for Dallas. The rise of American Fascism was not checked and segregation replaced with Internal state sponsored terrorism ...racism without race; the on going destruction of the FDR power base was not checked under Carter. It was not about race, it was about control; white elite control. 

             Legislating morality...White southern morality, perhaps related to Chip’s very public outing as a pot user may  have pushed…

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Added by Robert B. James on April 20, 2019 at 2:21pm — No Comments

THE RED FLAG WARNS TRUMP: DON'T ATTACK BLACK WOMEN--WE WILL CUT YOU BALLS OFF AND USE THEM FOR EARRING PART TWO JEWS & WHITENESS AS RIGHTNESS

I have heard Debra Lipstat speak on many NPR shows and one of her main complaints is that the White Nationalists don't see Jews as White.  And she as well as David Falkenflick condemn Ilon Omar for speaking…

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Added by mary gravitt on April 20, 2019 at 1:25pm — 2 Comments

What's Missing in Ms Warren's Impeachment Call

What's missing in Ms Warren's impeachment call is anything remotely like a strategy toward 67 Senate votes after the House acts.

While she and others may have a strategy, it'd be heartwarming to know that even w.o details, because the single event that could warp-speed us into fascism and move us far beyond the current tips of the hat to fascism we see weekly now, would be an impeachment vote in…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 20, 2019 at 9:57am — 12 Comments

A Question About Elizabeth Warren's Call for Impeachment

So here's the question:

Is she correct in insisting that constitutional principles supersede.presidential politics?

Added by Ron Powell on April 20, 2019 at 5:00am — 22 Comments

Scientists Revive the Brain Cells In Dead Pigs

Scientists Revive the Brain Cells In Dead Pigs:  In a study that raises profound questions about the fine line between life and death, researchers have restored cellular activity to brains removed from slaughtered pigs.

So, my question is, if we can revive someone’s brain after…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 19, 2019 at 8:58pm — No Comments

THE RED FLAG PRESENTS: THE SECOND VETO & THE ART OF THE DEAL FOR NETANYAHU

THE ANTI-SEMITICDEAL MAKERS FROM HELL…

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Added by mary gravitt on April 19, 2019 at 12:49pm — 3 Comments

A Public Service Message

I saw a comment stream on a blog, which discussed beautiful words (the comments, not the blog's content). One suggestion was 'syphilis' being the most beautiful word in the English language.

Imagine my surprise to see this story in my newsfeed. Syphilis has returned to God's Country; Missouri specifically in the story. And, of course, the Bible Thumpers are in Da Nile over yet another…

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Added by Robert Young on April 19, 2019 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

So What Else Is New?

           Deception is part of nature...all of culture is natural, there is no such thing as supernatural; rare maybe, not seen in our lifetime rare, could be...but not supernatural, or beyond nature. 

            Why lie? Why cheat? Why steal? Why rationalize? I can rationalize lying, cheating and stealing, and forgive humans, myself included for having broken in order to meet real needs; or for having been broken and used to further the reach of the MIC.  I have too. If I…

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Added by Robert B. James on April 19, 2019 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

The Vanity Ring - 12 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

Rejected by socialite Shalia Owell, who has discovered Clarity's false identity as Herbaline employee Darcy Emmers, Clarity becomes agenda and damage control assistant of Elsie Chu, the wife of Singapore billionaire Dao Bin, owner of wireless and telephony company Hunan Enterprises. Disenchanted by a rocky marriage and the lack of…

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Added by Workstudio on April 19, 2019 at 4:48am — No Comments

Mueller Report Concludes Donald Trump Jr. Too Ignorant to Prosecute

Mueller Report Concludes Donald Trump Jr. Too Ignorant to Prosecute:  Donald Trump Jr. has taken to social media to brag about how he emerged from the Mueller investigation uncharged, even though it appears from the report that Mueller’s team…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 18, 2019 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

THE RED FLAG WARNS TRUMP: DON'T ATTACK BLACK WOMEN--WE WILL CUT YOU BALLS OFF AND USE THEM FOR EARRINGS PART ONE

Rep. Ilhan Omar Faces Surge In Death Threats After Trump Tweets On 9/11 Comments…

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Added by mary gravitt on April 18, 2019 at 10:53am — 7 Comments

As Civil As I Can Be

          Presence Matters! So sayeth  the Navy of near yesteryear. I’m no defender of The Navy, but presence does matter. Seeing can lead to believing, but I’ve seen that screwed up too.

           The Navy is only as good as the people who work there. As far as I know there are no unpaid volunteers, draftees, or conscripts in the American Navy. I wore the uniform as a volunteer, unpaid...after 9/11/01. FEMA paid New Jersey for my service, and for a few days the State Of New…

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Added by Robert B. James on April 18, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

High School Teacher Caught Masturbating on Hallway Floor

High School Teacher Caught Masturbating on Hallway Floor:  A 72-year-old substitute high school teacher has been arrested after a coworker reportedly caught him lying on the hallway floor and appearing to be masturbating while watching the students outside.  His attorney claims its all just a big misunderstanding and that he’s always had a very “hands-on” approach to…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 18, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

A Meditation for Any Day

The following was copied from a Unitarian Universalist bulletin.  It expresses a concept that is often either denied, forgotten or never realized.  In today’s political divide over immigration it seems important to realize that many of those we will never know who helped enhance our lives are and were immigrants who took jobs beneath their ability in order to enjoy life here.  Some slaves, and the children of slaves, built buildings and roads and created works of art for which they got no…

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Added by Rodney Roe on April 18, 2019 at 3:11am — 21 Comments

Truth Will Always Leak

Truth Will Always Leak…
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Added by Doc Vega on April 18, 2019 at 12:30am — No Comments

ON AI, THE BURGEONING TECHNOCRACY & THEIR PORTENDED ESCHATOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS

     In 1948, mathematician John Von Neumann theorized the potential existence of a kind of computational machine which would evolve at such a pace as to soon be capable of replicating itself in an exponential mode of systemic upgrade. He postulated that with each new 'replica' of itself, there would be improvements made upon the…

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Added by Valerie Lynn Stephens on April 17, 2019 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Reparations due: us is not US, US is not U.S.

Reparations due: us is not US, US is not U.S.

We, all of us humans, who are alive on Earth are us.  Some among us believe they are exceptional, they are US.  To be of US is to believe one is entitled to privileges and immunities not deserving of the vast majority of the rest of us.  Some of us…

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Added by moki ikom on April 17, 2019 at 9:30am — 13 Comments

Weld On First

             Off the top of my Head of the Charles River, I crew in canoe.

      Off the Commons there is Curley’s but I stay in China Town. I like the noodles and dumplings of Boston. I like the diversity of Boston, I like the frog pond on a summer Sunday morning. 

       And so a challenger rises, and I see what I like. I see a challenger rising, and so the right that I knew once shows signs of life, in spring. 

       Is the Charles cleaner now that Weld has jumped…

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Added by Robert B. James on April 17, 2019 at 7:25am — 4 Comments

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Divided, We Fell.

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A Public Service Message

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So What Else Is New?

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As Civil As I Can Be

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