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His campaign slogan in the SIT BACK AMERICA campaign. You can't -- Limit corporate and interest-group spending in campaigns. You can't -- Charge companies for carbon emissions. You can't -- ...
by 88kathy
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 06:56 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Late Friday, in response to a request from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, President Obama signed an order declaring Texas a disaster area . The action makes federal funds available from the Federal ...
by News Corpse
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 10:43 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The carbon divestment campaign - known also as the "Fossil Free" or "Keep it in the ground" movement - scored a victory this week. Norway's sovereign wealth fund is going to sell off holdings in ...
by AdirondackForeverWild
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Oakland's Mayor Schaaf is seeking outside expertise to assist with the squashing of dissent, enforcing her protest curfew, and improving her popularity. Pepper Spray Cop brings a wealth of ...
by potty mouth
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 09:34 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Inspired by these leather-clad patriots and their masterstroke of wit and satire, I was ready to fly to Arizona, go to a mosque, and get my sacrilege on. I had my crayons all set to draw some stick ...
by ThaMothership
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 06:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
There are over 20 contenders for the Republican party's nomination for POTUS. The problem is how to narrow the field to 10 in such a way that is fair and does not exclude a potentially strong ...
by bernice85
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In a startling move, the GOP today announced that they feel the one person one vote rule is invalid. As many know, the Supreme Court this week announced it would hear Evenwel v. Abbott. to decide ...
by njhoo
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:28 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Thanks to a political system that includes such gems as Citizens United , individual people are able to donate practically a limitless amount of money in support of virtually any politician, ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 08:21 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I had it written on a napkin somewhere, or at least I thought so.
by Dumbo
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Who wants to get married? Let's do it. Our odds of long-haul happiness will be no worse than anyone else's. We all know the claim that half of marriages conclude in divorce. True or not , I like ...
by SoyBueno
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 05:07 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
It was an isolated incident, The circumstances rare. An unfortunate occurrence And not a cause for fear. It’s not a case of wrong or right And won’t occur again. What happened that ...
by Obama Amabo
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 12:23 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
As you have probably seen, Oklahoma and Texas are suffering with extreme weather with flooding, severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes. The pattern of storms and flooding has been persistent for weeks ...
by Funphil
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Distressed by the all too obvious economic shortcomings of plans to seal the border against Mexicans desperate to be exploited by low wage employers, I took it in hand to make a shallow (very shallow)
by zendogbasso
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 04:55 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Look it up and stamp it out.
by aoeu
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 03:01 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
There is an old joke about a new admittee to a prison or some such place. He arrives only to notice that in the common yard folks will call out numbers, like "1" or "13" and then everyone breaks ...
by Denver11
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 03:57 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Jethro turned his black Harley Davidson motorcycle into his Brother’s gravel driveway. He parked the Big Bike he called Razorback, walked up the front porch steps of the white frame farmhouse, ...
by Leah Sellers
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I'm writing to ask for help in a modest project. Some of you may have a laugh from time to time looking at the internet superhero 'Florida Man' feeds on twitter and reddit. I feel that between the ...
by cborgia
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 12:43 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
As long as the state of Utah is seeking more efficiency in fulfilling its capital punishment sentences, perhaps it needs to consider slightly higher firepower so that it doesn't appear quite so "...
by annieli
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 10:05 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Nearly all of us have engaged in a natural, pleasurable activity that despite clerical, parental and scholastic warnings, [did not make us go blind. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0144246/] (Most of us ...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 07:26 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The other day my girlfriend asked me if I ever thought about baby names. Did I have any preferences? I paused for a minute and said, "Well, there's sort of a tradition in my family that the oldest ...
by Dbug
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 09:03 AM PDT with 0 Recommends