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How To Make A Satanist Angry

This stuff just keeps coming this election season. During an interview at Stanford University about his tenure in the House, former Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was asked about the 2016 election, specifically Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). Needless to say, the Orange Man didn’t hold back: “Lucifer in the flesh,” the former speaker said of Cruz, …

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The Florida US Senate Debate

While the majority of the political world was focused on the five Eastern state primaries, a unique debate took place Monday night. Senatorial hopefuls Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Rep. David jolly (R-FL) participated in Florida Open Debate for U.S. Senate. They are both vying for the Senate seat vacated by Marco Rubio and both …

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2016 Primaries: Five East Coast States Vote

We are almost done with primaries. I know it seems like forever. Today Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island get to vote for their choice for Democratic and Republican presidential nominee. Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania are “closed” primaries, iow, you must be a registered in the Democratic or Republican Party to vote. Rhode …

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“Just Let Them Die”

The world and the United States are currently experiencing a increase of opiate overdoses that, in some parts of the US, has reached epic proportions. Take the state of Maine where in 2015 drug overdose deaths increased by 31%, most of them due to heroine. Recognizing the need to save lives, the state legislature, urged …

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Making Sense of the Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico is broke and in debt to the tune of $73 billion. It needs to be able to declare bankruptcy which can’t do unless the US Congress lets them. There is a bill (pdf) in the works that will do that and provide financial assistance but there are a group of people who don’t …

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2016 Primaries: New York Has Its Day

The polls opened in most of southeastern New York at 6 AM and at Noon in the rest of the state due to some antiquated law that no one can rationally explain. NY is a closed primary, so you must be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote. New voters had until March 25 …

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The Global War On Terror Hoax

It has long been suspected that the Saudi Arabian government was involved in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States and that are supporting Sunni terrorism throughout the Middle East. Yet, the US government has continued to support them with billions of dollars in military aid. Now, on the heels of President Barack Obama’s …

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Take the F Train

New York City’s tabloid papers are known for their eye popping front pagees, but headlines from the New York Daily News attacking the Republican candidates for the presidential nomination deserves a special Pulitzer Prize for their scathing honesty, if no not for their dead on New York City bluntness. Thanks to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for …

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Spoiled Cherries Atop an Arsenic Sundae

From Uncle Charlie. Need I say more.   This Lawsuit Against Rick Snyder Over the Flint Water Crisis Is Brilliant Let us return this week to the great state of Michigan, where people are still wondering why their tap water looks like a Vulcan’s blood and what Rick Snyder, their narcoleptic governor, is doing about …

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Senator Doctor Warren Schools A GOP Witness

At the Senate Banking Committee hearing on Tuesday, titled “Assessing the Effects of Consumer Finance Regulations,” Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) took a former Federal Reserve deputy director to the woodshed on his role in the run-up to the 2008 fiscal crisis. The Republicans’ lead witness Leonard Chanin, former Deputy Director of the Division of Consumer …

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