"Efforts to hold Supreme Court Justice Clarence... →
bout goddam time. fuck this guy.
Tougher drug laws mean nearly 1/3 of the country... →
mohandasgandhi: Nearly one in three Americans will already have been arrested by the age of 23, recent research suggests. A study analyzing data from the federal government’s National Longitudinal Survey of Youth found that 30.2 percent of 23-year-olds reported being arrested for something more serious that a traffic violation. It’s the first time since the 1960s that researchers have tried...
With this defense authorization act, Congress will, for the first time in 60...– Al Franken (via azspot) “I think that denigrates the very foundations of this country.” indeed. apparently we lost the war; we are ruled by terrorists.
Liberals Are Cool: Iraq War Ends Today Officially →
“After nearly nine years of war, tens of thousands of casualties — including 4,500 dead — and more than $800 billion spent, the U.S. military on Thursday formally ended its mission in Iraq and prepared to leave the country,” the Wall Street Journal reports. New York Times: “The tenor of…
Raise Taxes on Rich to Reward True Job Creators:... →
When businesspeople take credit for creating jobs, it is like squirrels taking credit for creating evolution. In fact, it’s the other way around. It is unquestionably true that without entrepreneurs and investors, you can’t have a dynamic and growing capitalist economy. But it’s equally true that without consumers, you can’t have entrepreneurs and investors. And the more we have happy customers...
No man should receive a dollar unless that dollar has been fairly earned. Every...– Teddy Roosevelt (via azspot) teddy, worst fucking republican ever.
When Your IPod Is On Shuffle And Million Of Your... →
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Dress cops up as soldiers, give them military equipment, train them in military...– Radley Balko - SWAT Raids, Stun Guns, And Pepper Spray: Why The Government Is Ramping Up The Use Of Force (h/t Megan) I guess these are all just “isolated incidents?” (via evilteabagger) Yes, they are isolated incidents. When you consider the millions of police officers in this country and the...
One of the real changes that comes when you start running for President — as...– Newt Gingrich, former Fox News contributor and current presidential candidate This surprised me as well. (via reallyfoxnews)
In a single month, Congress introduces SOPA, the...
what the holy fuck is going on in this country???
Real-world data from auto accidents indicate that... →
highsee: A new study suggests that legalizing medical marijuana reduces traffic fatalities. The authors noted that legalizing marijuana reduces alcohol consumption, and people are more wary of driving high than drunk. Which drug is actually more dangerous on the road? Alcohol, and it’s not even close. DUH. Been saying this for years. it’s like climate-science. it can be...