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Aug 19 2017

Many, Many Sides

  Rows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons everywhere, I’ve looked at clouds that way. But now they only block the sun, They rain and snow on everyone So many things I would have done, But clouds got in my way. I’ve looked at clouds from …

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Aug 18 2017

Republicans Want To Murder You

One of the characteristics of Fascist, Despotic Movements (and Criminal Enterprises for that matter) is that dissent is punishable by death. No due process required. Note that the legislators proposing these bills are all Republicans. The Republicans who want to legalize running over protesters By Catherine Rampell, Washington Post August 17, 2017 This year, Republican …

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Aug 18 2017

Neo Liberalism and the Ascendancy of Markets Over Humanity

Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world By Stephen Metcalf, The Guardian Friday 18 August 2017 That Hayek is considered the grandfather of neoliberalism – a style of thought that reduces everything to economics – is a little ironic given that he was such a mediocre economist. He was just a young, obscure Viennese technocrat …

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Aug 17 2017

The Antifa

Antifa: A Look at the Anti-Fascist Movement Confronting White Supremacists in the Streets Part 2 Clergy in Charlottesville Were Trapped by Torch-Wielding Nazis Terror in Charlottesville, Part 2 Witnessing the Terror in Charlottesville Yes, What About the “Alt-Left”? By Dahlia Lithwick, Slate Aug. 16 2017 Brandy Daniels It was basically impossible to miss the antifa …

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Aug 17 2017

It’s not TV, it’s HBO!

VICE is kind of HBO’s version of 60 Minutes and because I’ve never had HBO I was unaware of it until recently. It being HBO they cover topics like Donkey Sex (no, I didn’t watch it, ick) but because of the second piece I’m going to highlight on Charlottesville (which has made the rounds on …

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Aug 16 2017

The New Berlin Wall

Who ever thought they would be living in a “Homeland”? I suspect not many World War II vets. Proposed Law Would Turn US Borders Into Unblinking Eyes With A Thirst For Human DNA by Tim Cushing, Tech Dirt Wed, Aug 16th 2017 Some senators are looking to turn US borders into the equivalent of London: …

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Aug 15 2017

The Hidden Mysteries Of Masonry

THE hidden mystery of Masonry is that the Universe is understandable and understanding it is humanity’s purpose. In short, Enlightenment and we don’t try to hide that lesson much. On the other hand sometimes I have trouble with that “the Universe is understandable” part. Quarks and String Theory are one thing, why people are so …

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Aug 14 2017

The Hartford Convention

(F)rom December 15, 1814 – January 5, 1815, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, in which the New England Federalist Party met to discuss their grievances concerning the ongoing War of 1812 and the political problems arising from the federal government’s increasing power. Despite radical outcries among Federalists for New England secession and a separate peace …

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Aug 14 2017

A Vile And Reprehensible Calumny Against Cats

  I call on John Oliver to retract and revise his statement that “Nazis are a lot like cats. If they like you, it’s probably because you’re feeding them.” Cats are frequently motivated by appetites other than food and have strong bonds with their human servants, witness the fact that they will often invade Austria, …

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Aug 13 2017

Web Exclusive!

As it turns out Sam Bee’s most viral piece wasn’t even broadcast. From The Guardian– One of your most popular segments on Full Frontal speculated that Trump can’t actually read, which now has 4m-plus views. How hard was it to find evidence? That was a personal theory of a couple of people on our research …

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