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Stop trashing the planet to tell someone you care at Christmas. All it shows is that you don’t. .
Even if as says, Snyder clings to name to bond with fans, he's finding support & bonding on racist grounds.
Maybe we should just change "December" to "Christmasmonth"?
You're not doing your daughters any favors with this stuff, daddies.
taught my generation that winning was possible. The greatest gift.
People dream of being loved like Mandela. But few can endure being hated like Mandela.
I have less than no interest in hearing Sandy Hook 911 recordings. The coverage of them is a ghoulish spectacle, serving no public interest.
Stop saying Dan Snyder runs a "private business" so he can keep name. Let him give up non-profit status for team & tax subsidies first.
Dan Snyder lacks character to even sit down w/Native American leaders and talk. When do we link his "leadership" to team's poor performance?
Watching solo at . Crowd is hushed, he's going deep cuts.
Supporting cancer victims reinforces sports fans' self-image; supporting rape victims challenges them to transcend fandom.
While Democrats celebrate the Dow record, remember capital gains are the biggest driver of widening inequality.
Over 60% of U.S. bankruptcies result from medical bills.
the worst kind of lonely is the kind you have with someone...not without someone.
Let us record this as the column where cited as a legit source on the pages of
Neshaminy High School students ban 'Redskins' from student newspaper, get sent to principal
I honestly think that 's album "Southeastern" is the best album of 2013.
America's most important intelligence agencies are our schools. We can't be secure if our citizens don't have first-class minds.
All I have to say is SINGLE PAYER!
They should at least require insurers to notify customers "this is not considered health insurance by federal standards".
Why are there minimum requirements for health insurance in ACA? Because of BS plans like this one:
Walmart now suffering from the world it helped create - relentless wage- and cost-cutting destroying its market.
Please RT: Wikileaks releases the secret text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Could not be more important
. says "it would be foolhardy" to bet "the whole enchilada" on outcome of the race
Romans oppressed Christians, so Christians oppressed Jews, so Jews oppress Palestinians...
So many tragic stories
Will it never end?
Are you humble enough to do it? "There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it."
“: Tweet some truth from . ”
If you wouldn't call an American Indian a "redskin" to his face, then you already know what's to be done with the team name.
Dick Cheney is "a terrible man, a slab of congealed venom..."
“KY needs leaders less worried about being friends of coal, determined to be friends of miners & mountains,” retired KY miner Carl Shoupe.
The root cause of poverty is an unjust economic system that prioritises financial capital over the needs of people
Complaining about implementation of massive new health-care system is something you do when you have the luxury of health care.
Has anyone yet considered the NSA as an auto-immune disorder?
“Words have meaning. And their meaning doesn’t change.” —Scalia, on originalism, not understanding language at all.
Alan Grayson explains what it means to be a Democrat (rather than that garbage Steve Israel recruits):
Poverty is not a character flaw. Stigmatize those who let people die, not those who struggle to live.
I wrote this open letter on my local news blog to area media about slut-shaming and revenge porn.
GOP launches race war to boost the 1 percent -
Ted Cruz read “Green Eggs and Ham” in the Senate last night, a book about a guy reflexively opposed to something that he turns out to love.
The senators who lose sleep worrying what would happen if they ever got sick will probably be speaking soon.
I would like to go to a church that promotes fellowship and not hatred.
Brilliant thinking: GOP Rep cites Bible to cut food stamps: 'If Anyone Is Not Willing To Work, Let Him Not Eat'
Delighted to meet this family from Sudan & 431 others from 85 nations who became US citizens at Oakton event today.
Is Oil Industry Funding of a Fracking Study a Problem? Let's Ask an Oil-Funded Expert
For businesses that don't pay a living wage, leading employees to rely on SNAP, THEY'RE ultimately subsidy beneficiaries.
Majority Of Private Prison Contracts Include 'Lockup Quotas' I vote we defund private prisons instead of
Half of food stamp recipients are children. The House has passed a bill to increase child hunger in the US
Contrary to popular belief, it's possible to oppose arming the rebels, bombing Syria and the Assad regime…all at the same time.
At another hearing on Benghazi. Partisan exploitation of a tragedy. Distortion of facts, dissociated insinuations
Cove Point LNG exports = more climate pollution than MD's 7 coal plants - combined. To , !
Lawyer for Lorton gun store says Alexis bought the Remington 870 shotgun and 2 boxes of shells on Sunday after passing background check.
Meanwhile, as many as 3.8 million would lose their food stamp benefits under GOP plan.
Forbes' 400 wealthiest Americans hit new record. Have more wealth than bottom 150 million Americans put together.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch
If cramdowns had been approved, we wouldn't be facing the potential for bad eminent domain housing plans now
US Gov't hands out weapons to Syrian rebels that may include al qaeda members but I can't buy allergy pills w/out photo ID and paperwork?
Agnostic: One who doesn't believe in God but also doesn't want to piss Him off.
One thing would be really good: if people subjected leaders of their own country to the same critical scrutiny they apply to others'
Kissinger should be in jail.
There's no intellectual reason why, say, elementary school teacher should not be a prestige position. It's demanding, influential work.
Tired of hearing that women "flock to less prestigious jobs". No -- jobs are considered less prestigious because they are worked by women.
Today is . You are not alone. You cannot be replaced.
Rafael Nadal got $3.5M for playing a game. For E-3s on warships off the coast of Syria that's > 115 years of pay. Support the Troops!!!
One way to help Syrians that doesn't involve bombs is food, meds, clothes, shelter, clean water, sanitation, hope for refugees.
time to change that racist nickname
Please do not self-defeatingly appoint Larry Summers to the Fed or ineffectually bomb Syria. That's all I ask.
People: If O really wanted to close Gitmo he wouldn't have appealed Latif habeas win. Look at Bagram for indication of true intent.
please explain what our objective would be.
Dear : Quit saying "Let Allah sort it out". It's super offensive! You don't need to be an Islamophobe to be anti-war.
They named the kid after the dog
“: 10 chemical weapons attacks Washington doesn't want you to talk about ”
2005-2008: It's wrong to continue a war that the public clearly opposes - 2013: it's fine to start a war that public opinion clearly opposes
In a generation, people will look back at the apparatus we built to fight a handful of assholes with bombs and gape at the insanity of it.
Can anyone imagine Assad remaining pres in a post-civil war and the opposition ever truly being safe? How is this supposed to work?
1in 6 In US r food insecure, record #'s on SNAP & we threaten to cut it for savings. Tell the hungry u want to bomb Syria 4 a billion $s
690 Americans die from gunshots every week and we can do nothing, but we'll go to war over 1,400 foreigners killed by chem? Wag the Dog.
I love how John Kerry is on record claiming both that this is a Munich moment AND that he absolutely isn't calling for war. What a fraud.
Kerry claims WH AUMF doesn't allow for use w/Hezb, Iran. Then WH needs some new lawyers.
Why has O staked his political credibility on attacking Syria rather than raising the minimum wage and attacking poverty among working poor?
US led way & spent decades building a body of int'l humanitarian law and UN, now ignores what we created when they stand in way of our aims.
If Obama asks Congress, gets turned down, and listens, he will have shown judgment, prudence, and respect for rule of law.
I say all this as someone who does NOT want a Constitutional crisis, or to see Obama impeached. I want him to follow the law.
For the record: if Congress votes against intervention in Syria and Obama does it anyway it will be clear grounds for impeachment.
Giving food assitance to Americans is subject to a filibuster. Starting a war doesn't even get a vote. Insane!
"don’t let the conflict in Syria be about opposing America. Let it be about Syria, what might actually help Syrians"
President Obama has been warned in every possible way that intervening in Syria is risky, illegal, and unlikely to help.
I have an idea for the name of the coming Syrian war - Operation Future Army War College Cautionary Example. cc:
RT : Experts Point To Long, Glorious History Of Successful U.S. Bombing Campaigns
Allow me to assure you, that suspicion and jealousy never did help any man in any situation. Abraham Lincoln
I guess we're starting a war because we clearly don't need the teachers we're going to have to fire to pay for the war.
There you go reading Kathleen Parker again.
We're prepping strikes on Assad and sifting 75% of Internet data in US. But we still haven't done a damn thing abt climate change.
It doesn't happen a lot but often enough that there's a word for it
Pitch for a rewrite of Batman/Superman: Superman pushes Earth backwards in its orbit to reverse time & prevent Ben Affleck from being Batman
Clearly he has no sense of self awareness or humor. I consider those to be the most important forms of intelligence.
FISA court (w/ no tech experts) didn't understand scope of NSA surveillance for 3 years. Presidential review to be conducted by lawyers.
If Manning being transgender bothers you more than a video of innocent Iraqis being gleefully mowed down, seek help for your disorder.
Also mystified by use of term "accidental" for violations that same people describe as inevitable, and that happen predictably every month
I think Jennifer Rubin should be fired, but I don't think Bezos should do it. If your editors can't see she's a joke, fire THEM.
Obama admin: We strongly condemn the non-military non-crackdown by the non-junta that staged the non-coup in Egypt.
Must Read: Richest 300 Persons on Earth Have More Money Than Poorest 3 Billion - Mark Karlin, :
It would be a tragic mistake for the President to nominate to the Fed anyone responsible for deregulation of financial markets before 2008.
Why more anger and division in US today than commie witch-hunts of 1950s, Vietnam, Watergate, or Reagan? Because Wages down, inequality up.
Shorter O: Waaahhh! We lied and lied and lied and now other people have more credibility than we do.
Comparing our civil liberties record to other countries isn't really the point, is it?
If this is, as Obama says, an important conversation to be having, then isn't Edward Snowden an American hero for forcing it?
Before we talk about safeguards, where's the evidence they actually NEED this bulk program, rather than traditional targeted orders?
Govt claims video disclosed of US atrocity helped AQ; why isn't it the actual thing the US did thats wrong?
When you look at which whites abandoned Obama, I think it's hard to say race has nothing to do with it.
It is illegal to criticize the church in Russia...or be gay...and Obama picks Snowden to break up with Putin? Then Putin won that fight.
Muslim Americans are in the unenviable position of being an ethnic minority group too small to win or lose elections for Democrats.
You're homeless, so obviously you can afford a $1000 fine./ Disgraceful.
There are things worthy of intense loyalty in this world. Political parties are not one of them.
Navy Refuses to Track Money, Just Because
The Very Worst Part the Lousy Jobs Report - Bloomberg
Great ProPublica video on blatant lies we've been told about the surveillance state VIDEO
The link between Wall Street and Main Street is shattered. It's time to confront what that means. by
US officials fume over Russia granting asylum to Snowden Suspect Italy feels same about 24 convicts US is shielding.
Undeniable fact is that if had illegally tortured people for the CIA, Obama would’ve protected him from trial. End of story.
Upside-down priorities: same gov’t that charged with intent to harm others refuses to investigate its own use of
The government called Bradley Manning a traitor because he wanted you to know about counter productive tactics conducted in your name.
East and West Florida were British colonies that didn't join the other 13 colonies in the revolution.
The US has fallen to that estate where we have to assure *Russia* that we won't torture Edward Snowden for whistleblowing
Today, the richest 400 American families own more wealth than the bottom 50%.
Shorter today's news: terrible white men act like terrible white men, continue to be rewarded with attention and power.
Depression DOES lie. The world is better with you in it. Trust me. You touch more people than you think.
Helen Thomas was a model worth imitating, largely because she didn't believe in heroes.
Also, seeing WAY too many people who live in DC who don't realize they've benefitted fr 12 years of govt stimulus acting superior.
Detroit files for bankruptcy but plans on borrowing some money so it can go back to grad school for graphic design.
Virginia is for Lovers (using state-approved techniques only): Blue Virginia:: It's the Sodomy, Stupid!:
Thomas Friedman is a bad columnist and Churchill was a racist
Pro-lifers: what do you think will happen if most clinics close? If abortion is banned?
honest question! firstname.lastname@example.org
Things I will say constantly until the end of time. Black on black crime is a myth.
I think it is logically incoherent to object to illegal spying on US citizens & also object to civil disobedience to bring this to light
To advance justice, push for reform in criminal justice system so EVERY defendant gets benefit of doubt Zimmerman got. They ALL deserve it.
Fear was the fuel. The spark was the gun. To prevent the killing of another Trayvon Martin, we have to address both the fear and the gun.
Thanbk you RT I wish CNN could get people even half this worked up about every kid gunned down in Chicago. Happens almost weekly
But c’mon, don’t be a f*cking pedant. People are upset because Zimmerman is morally guilty for the death of an innocent teenager.
Yes, this is how our system works, and yes, if the prosecution couldn’t prove Zimmerman broke a law, then this was the right outcome.
Lastly: Juries take their job seriously and really do try to do the right thing. If you don'y know this, you should. (4/X)
If protecting victims of sexual violence jeopardizes passage of your legislation, your legislation is a rape enabling piece of shit.
The evidence in the Zimmerman prosecution is different than has been portrayed in the media; verdict may be unpopular
Small government conservatism — $195 billion in farm subsidies, $0 to feed poor people.
Is favoritism the dominant, and most overlooked, form of prejudice in America today? My story
"It’s wasting absurd billions on cntrproductive pseudosecurity that makes us less secure but that’s the whole point"
I've discovered people who get jealous just don't understand that success is not mutually exclusive.
Purpose in life is not something you find, like a pot of gold. It is not out there waiting. Purpose is something you create and live by.
Calling the FISA advisory board a "court" is diabolically clever marketing. It is no more a court than the OLC.
Rick perry says he will not run for reelection saying he wants to be able to spend more time with his unyielding stupidity.
New study suggests some things.
From 1820, a wonderful letter/list of advice to help combat depression:
Ernest Hemingway died today in 1961. His letter of advice to F. Scott Fitzgerald after reading Tender Is the Night:
This is beautiful, from @tanehisi, on manhood, power, economic realities.
Yesterday I voted to overturn a legislative body. Today I said it was offensive for a court to do so. The difference is fuck you.
Hey News, this is not a "loss for the civil rights community" it's a loss for our entire fucking country.
Renaissance era florence. A single highway interchange, Atlanta, Georgia. Same scale.
Worth pointing out "have more babies" isn't the same as being clinically "more fertile"?
When governments are outraged about leaks to the public, it's usually because the public is outraged about what's leaked.
"Trust, but we make sure you cannot verify..." is now our compact with the national security state. Thus it has to collide with journalism.
Just wish more would speak out when civil liberties of the marginalized are violated…A larger outcry would've been a major obstacle to
This has nothing to do w/ liking or hating Pres. Obama. It's about an abusive surveillance apparatus that has to be dismantled.
Remember when the NSA professionals listened in on soldiers' phone sex with their wives?
RT : If, as POTUS says, the "metadata" gathering is reasonable what was the reason they avoided public debate?
Obama makes plea for trust in the 3 branches of govt. Gallup on trust, by branch:
Shorter NYT: doesn't seem to frequent my cocktail weenie circuit. I bet he's a loner who hangs out in his mother's basement.
President welcomes this debate like guy who just got dumped welcomes opportunity to date other people.
Andrew Sullivan critiquing Glenn Greenwald is like Benny Hill telling Louis CK that he's not funny.
Amazing what people convince themselves is right when they can do it in the dark & don't have to answer for it.
The student loan crisis is horrible even from a conservative perspective, by
Way past time that the Surveillance State sees the sun. Sun is really good for you. Enjoy it. Absorb the rays.
Major lesson of latest scandal: It doesn't matter which party is in charge, both don't give a shit about civil liberties.
"We're just collecting boring unobtrusive phone data that's also a critical tool in fighting terrorists because it's so powerful"
No one could have predicted a senator who retroactively legalized illegal wiretapping would, as President, expand NSA phone surveillance
26. The point of liberalism wasn't freeing people to buy McShit. It was freeing people to live lives that resonate, count, and matter.
Dear Democrats: When you are more outraged by those protesting drones than the actual drone bombings, you are doing something wrong.
worth noting: without activists like Medea Benjamin, Obama would not have made that speech today.
Medea Benjamin, "that young lady" Obama spoke about, is a grown woman with more courage than many of the reporters snarking about her.
You try heckle the head of state in Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan or even India or Bangladesh and see what happens to you
Protesters are rude. Droning civilians is pragmatic.
Listening to on show. Oh go away, you big show boater.
Angers me to no end that if a Republican did what Rahm did yesterday to Chicago's schools, masses & the media would be baying at the moon.
Sometimes it's worth remembering that much of our horrible politics can be explained by basic dumbness
Muslims view "Islamic" terrorists the same way most Christians view the Westboro Baptist Church...
2. If we can’t maintain procedural rights when everyone is watching, the odds of routine abuse grow even higher.
Uncomfortable truth: if the Bill of Rights was put to a popular vote, I doubt much if any of it would pass.
Number of f*cks U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham () gives about the U.S. Constitution he was elected & swore to uphold, y'all: zero.
"I don't want to hear anymore about "people of faith" want this or want that as a liberal corrective to the...
Dan on the key points from the amazing torture report released yesterday
If you're too young to know Crossfire, imagine your two most inflexible, uninformed and incurious relatives arguing. That's Crossfire.
Conservatives say kids aren't responsible enough to use Plan-B over the counter. Yeah, they should probably play it safe and just have kids.
Obama’s 5% pay cut is absurd. Pocket the money and give it to a homeless guy or someone else in need.
Sam Harris: "there are tens of millions of people in the Muslim world who are far scarier than Dick Cheney"
Awful to claim Planned Parenthood pushes abortion on it's clients. It "Pushes" nothing. It provide it as an option, safely & w/o judgment
Astonishing new video from last month's Forward on Climate rally--artists of such talent in this movement! HT@Liptay