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The republicans have shut down the government in an effort to keep the people from enjoying Obamacare, too late. Now when will they stop pouting and dancing to Ted Cruz's fiddle?
Out of Oakland, California comes a story that a white officer used inappropriate force and threatened to shoot a black man. The black man in question is named Keith Jones. He also happens to be a firefighter.
Jones was returning to his vehicle at 10:45 pm following an Oakland Raiders game with...
Don't know how many are familiar with services such as Uber. Some cities and established cab companies are waging war against the new services.
I was going to put this in the gun laws thread but I think it deserves its own because he goes beyond gun control.
Pretty much what he says is that it's impossible for the state and society to regulate an individual's actions. To do so would require authoritarianism and...
A splinter thread so that Taliban exchange doesn't get mixed up with this.
Seem like nice fellas ...
He levels Islam and defends Christians:
S & P 500 up 30% in 2013. America rocks!!!!
Were you fully invested in the markets? ... or are you patiently sitting on the sidelines waiting for a big correction?
I don't want to further muck up the image thread
I should have known someone would jump on the pic I posted with blah blah fucking baby murdering abortion whore this and that...
Woman have had to fight to own property, use birth control and vote long before they were fighting for abortion......
Benghazi is much worse. For the good of the nation and for the sake of the families that lost loved ones, Obama should resign for trying to cover up their murders.
The gloves are really off now. This is pretty awful.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/us-intelligence-mining-data-from-nine-us-internet-companies-in-broad-secret-program/2013/06/06/3a0c0da8-cebf-11e2-8845-d970ccb04497_story_1.html (other details)
So is this is way of saying, oops we pulled out of Iraq too early and should have stayed and trained Iraqi people.
Seems like that is what he is saying.
After receiving an email from a gal in North Carolina with her testimony highlighting how knocking on doors and discussing talking points is making a difference in her state, I replied with the following:
I love your passion. I have become rather disenfranchised with the GOP over the...
Bring back the draft before launching air strikes in Syria
As much as I hate this it might make some of you chicken hawks think twice if your own kid is the one going into the meat grinder.
Little doubt the hardcore Left and the Libertarians aren't pleased. Not to worry, Brave New Worlders, he hasn't given up on the socialized medicine, and all the other socialism and fascism that got him elected, and reelected.
So does all the uproar about men not being able to hit woman end the debate about women in combat?
Or does obama add a new rule to the Geneva convention making it a war crime if you hit a female enemy soldier?
I do not approve of men hitting women but the current hysteria seems sexist and...
Summary: Witnesses see 18 year old black male in Ferguson, MO, when confronted by police, put his hands in the air while running away from the officer. Officer shoots multiple times and kills the...
What is this woman on?
Unbelievable . . .
Hate to break it to her, but it ain't all about her . . . or me.
This is one of many reasons why many folks think the Osteens are a huge joke.
I guess post thoughts on the case here since shit will be going down soon.
Has any definitive analysis been done on the voice saying Help? I think that is going to determine the case for either side. I believe the defense say that Trayvon's dad told the cops that it was not his son yelling it.
I have never hugged a tree. I pay too much in taxes. While not as republican as I used to be I am still "conservative".
I generally would never take the IRS's side in anyway.
I find myself in the unusual position of hating it when some people "beat" the IRS.
Today I heard a commercial...
at what point in our recent history - did the entire nation become a mob that calls for the jobs of anybody in the public view - when they do something we disapprove of
Imagine you're the commish of the NFL - and you've got to hand down discipline on a player for an incident - we'll call this...
Apple dodges racism, but is saddled with misogyny.
Yep. You too.
I swear I've seen this movie before....
Hobby Lobby files lawsuit against Preventative Services mandate
Link to the absurdity...
IRS Admits to Targeting Conservative Groups During 2012 Election, Apologizes
The slippery slope is here. Pro-choice or eugenics?
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