Daily Archive: 04/17/2016

Apr 17 2016

Rant of the Week: Bill Maher – Tax the Churches

Talk about tax havens, in the United States today there are over three hundred religious organizations that pay no taxes, many of which, have a heavy influence in the political system, like the Catholic Church. Today, tax payers are subsidizing religious schools and other institutions, like hospitals, while these groups pay no property or corporate …

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Apr 17 2016

The God That Failed.

What is NeoLiberalism? Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems by George Monbiot, The Guardian Friday 15 April 2016 07.00 EDT So pervasive has neoliberalism become that we seldom even recognise it as an ideology. We appear to accept the proposition that this utopian, millenarian faith describes a neutral force; a …

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Apr 17 2016

The Breakfast Club (Mr. Spaceman)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Apr 17 2016

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings we present a …

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Apr 17 2016

Formula One 2016: Shanghai

Like Swamp Castle the Shanghai Formula One circuit is built, literally, in a swamp. Large portions of the track and Grandstand are actually floating on large chunks of plastic foam (about 2 years worth of total Chinese production; though, this being a global economy, it’s not as if they had some Stalin-like command to build …

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