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Posted by AdLib On Aug - 13 - 2014 194 COMMENTS
ferguson-police

The militarization of police forces has turned them from a philosophy of protecting and serving the community to responding to even minor situations en masse with armored vehicles, military gear and combat uniforms complete with helmets and gas masks and we see an America that only used to live in dark science fiction stories.

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 11 - 2014 61 COMMENTS
Yazidis

What if ISIS was invading Jordan or Israel or even somewhere in Europe and on a genocidal march through the country, would President Obama be just as much of a hypocrite if he acted against them then? Are hypocrisy and conscience conditional based on what the latitude and longitude is of a terrorist-driven slaughter?

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Aug - 7 - 2014 32 COMMENTS
Kashkari On Street

GOP candidate for governor of California went to the city of Fresno to spend a week homeless and made this video about his experience. B.S. or commendable? 

Posted by Nirek On Aug - 6 - 2014 32 COMMENTS
McCain_at_Annapolis

What do you suppose he is hiding? Why is all the information about him classified? Was he treated differently than other POW’s? Why is he such a “hawk”?

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 4 - 2014 47 COMMENTS
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The real issue here is that when you criticize white people in power for using their power to further oppress black people, you’re being racist. After all, aren’t you attacking only white people when you do so?

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 25 - 2014 24 COMMENTS
Boehner Obama

The automatic impeachment declaration uses blank lines in the areas where charges against a future Democratic President should appear, and terms like “Enter Scandal Here”, “List Connections to Terrorists” and “Fill In Traitorous Act” are placed beneath the blanks, in parentheses.

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 23 - 2014 23 COMMENTS
softball coaches

In the cases where “Tea Party Republican” softball parents get what they want but their daughter’s lack of skills lead to losses, they console their daughters that they did everything right and someone else is to blame (Obama?).

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jul - 22 - 2014 97 COMMENTS
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As if there weren’t enough to keep track of over the past week, New Yorkers were treated to heavy rotation of a shocking video showing what appears to be wanton, naked police brutality. Eric Garner, a 43 year old father and resident of Staten Island, NY, who thought he was […]

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 21 - 2014 57 COMMENTS
malaysia plane down

Was such a horrendous act that could galvanize The West against Russia inevitable? Was it only a matter of time until a brutal, militaristic dictatorship such as Russia would go too far to get what it wants that it shocks the rest of the world into turning against it in unity?

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 19 - 2014 46 COMMENTS
Medical_Marijuana_crop._University_of_Mississippi._Oxford

I have always thought that legal pot would stop people from buying from a dealer who could be adding other drugs to it for some nefarious reason.  Making it legal could help some people who would like to try it for a medical reason. How do you feel about legalizing pot?

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 18 - 2014 2 COMMENTS
IsthmusOfPanama

We decided to go from the Pacific ocean to the Atlantic ocean. It took us a week to hike 117 miles across the Isthmus of Panama. The Army used helicopters to support us. They flew in and dropped C rations and cases of Coke and fresh water for us.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jul - 17 - 2014 14 COMMENTS
AIRS Methane

The most compelling problem with climate collapse/global warming currently being discussed by scientists is that while the progressive climb upward of c02 (or methane) in parts per million seems gradual, there are numerous feedback loops that have been set off by warmer temperatures.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 17 - 2014 13 COMMENTS
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I had received this phone call three times before. At about one in the afternoon my phone rang. I wasn’t expecting anyone to call and I thought it might be just another telemarketer or maybe a wrong number. Looking back, I wish it had been one or the other. The […]

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 16 - 2014 72 COMMENTS
Shutdown - Tea Party

There is a lot of federal money that is supposed to go to the States highway funds to repair roads and bridges. The Tea Party controlled House has held up those monies.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 15 - 2014 18 COMMENTS
solar-coal

What the UK is doing sets a good example . Recovering waste land for the production of clean energy is a win win situation. The UK is leading the way to repair the wounds inflicted on this earth.

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Jul - 13 - 2014 77 COMMENTS
australia

There are many myths about Australia and the people who populate it. Yes, we have the nastiest snakes, spiders, sharks, jellyfish and even birds who will kill you stone dead in seconds, but you normally don’t find them in the suburbs of our main cities, where most of us live.

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