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February 6th, 2015 - 11:24 pm § in Politics

Australia’s rightwing leader is in serious political trouble

And this is welcome news, because Aussie prime minister Tony Abbott is one of the world’s worst climate deniers. His economic policies suck, too: “Abbott, a combative, uncompromising right-winger, has become deeply unpopular in Australia—and his colleagues in parliament are eyeing his[...]

February 6th, 2015 - 11:01 pm § in Politics

Fossil fuel interests call wind farms a health hazard

This has to be straight out of the Koch brothers propaganda factory. Wisconsin is facing a $2 billion budget shortfall, but Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal includes $250,000 to study the health effects of wind farms. Why? My guess is because fossil energy is the core of the Koch brothers&#[...]

February 6th, 2015 - 5:28 pm § in Misc.

The Founders Speak Against Blasphemy

Do we Need Modern Blasphemy Laws? Before the era of science, what we call the enlightenment, all kingdoms had blasphemy laws.  These laws were deemed to be necessary to maintain order ..after all if everyone did not agree that Jesus was God and George was King by divine right, how could society be [...]

February 6th, 2015 - 3:58 pm § in Uncategorized

Why protesting against bad cops isn’t an affront to good cops

“Jon Stewart offered the perfect rebuttal to the vicious, disgusting, and inflammatory comments made by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and by other conservatives …. “The murder of police officers … tear at the fabric of our society.  What also tears at that fab[...]

February 6th, 2015 - 3:43 pm § in Uncategorized

New Christie scandal

Gov. Chris Christie of “Bridgegate” infamy (how would you like someone screwing with your already-miserable commute to take political revenge against your town’s mayor?) is now under federal investigation for allegedly blocking grand jury indictments of his cronies. The “pla[...]

February 6th, 2015 - 3:28 pm § in Religion

Anti-vaccination megachurch ravaged by measles outbreak

… and they’re blaming it on “a visitor attended a service who had been overseas and was exposed to measles.” Which, a Daily Kos writer explains, “is how epidemics work,” adding, “And that, children, is why the church run by an anti-vaccination crank is now h[...]

February 6th, 2015 - 3:04 pm § in Uncategorized

Cops’ rights …

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February 6th, 2015 - 11:01 am § in Christianity, Misc.

Inspiration for ISIS

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February 6th, 2015 - 9:20 am § in America

Reagan Day

His Achievements (shortened from Larry Sorbel’s Piece in the Examiner) 1. Reagan cut taxes for the Rich Ronald Reagan is loved by conservatives and was loved by big business throughout his presidency and there’s a reason for it. When Reagan came into office in January of 1981, the top ta[...]