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… And I’m all out of bubblegum April 17, 2012

“In science fiction, if somebody tells you that everything you know is a lie and that you need to follow him down the rabbit hole, he’s probably telling the truth. But in the real world? He’s trying to con you.”

What Happens to 3 out of 4 Girls After Leafing Through a Fashion Mag for 3 Minutes?” (via)

“The framers thought not just purchase mandates but medical insurance mandates were perfectly proper indeed.”

The students in UCLA’s undocumented immigrant club struggle for an education others take for granted, getting by without financial aid, traditional IDs, even a place to live.” (via)

“With many in our society screaming about government spending, it is nice to see that sometimes that spending does go to save lives.”

“Cristian Fernandez was charged as an adult at age 12 for murder 1, which carries a life sentence.”

No one ever did anything to make sure the boy was safe.”

“By 1971, when Congress passed the Comprehensive Child Development Act, Nixon, eager to solidify connections with conservative Christian voters who had contributed to his 1968 victory, vetoed it.”

“Do you ever worry that by encouraging people to chase their dreams, you’re actually encouraging someone to do something irresponsible?

“Between 2008 and 2011, 26 major American corporations paid no net federal income taxes despite bringing in billions in profits.”

“And if there’s anything I’ve learned from years of Bible reading, it is that God is always on the side of the oppressed.”

How to close the gender gap: Prevent women from voting.

The Top Campaign Finance Tools for Local News Sites

(Post title marks the birthday of Rowdy Roddy Piper. If you haven’t yet seen They Live, you should get on that.)


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