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Our terrorism double standard (salon.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 14 Nov 2015  174 comments, latest 2 years ago
Our terrorism double standard: After Paris, let’s stop blaming Muslims and take a hard look at ourselves We must mourn all victims. But until we look honestly at the violence...

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Murder on camera (rawstory.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 7 Apr 2015  158 comments, latest 3 years ago
Cold blooded murder. -------- South Carolina cop charged with murder after video shows him shooting black man dead White South Carolina police officer will be charged with murder over the...

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Obesity is out of control. Why? (cnn.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 3 Apr 2016  144 comments, latest 2 years ago
You don't necessarily need to read stories like the below to know that obesity is out of control. Just attend any social event - a concert, play, sporting event, and...

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Has the war reached America? (pamelageller.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 12 Jun 2016  141 comments, latest 2 years ago
2016 Orlando Shooting >50 2015 San Bernardino Shooting 14 2015 Chattanooga, TN Military Shooting 5 2014 Washington and New Jersey Killing Spree 4 2014 Oklahoma Beheading 1 2013 Boston Marathon...

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Fed Buys 71% of US Treasuries! We Have to Abandon Free Market Principles.... (nytimes.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 28 Jul 2014  134 comments, latest 3 years ago
No Surprise, Fed Was Biggest Buyer of Treasuries in 2013 "THE Federal Reserve financed most of the government’s deficit in 2013, in sharp contrast to the year before, when the...

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Pathetic popular vote whimper (nytimes.com)
by Blurtman in #HillaryOutOfTouchLosers on 10 Nov 2016  117 comments, latest a year ago
Not really that different. Hillary 59,923,081 votes (47.7%) The Donald 59,693,040 votes (47.5%) http://www.nytimes.com/electio #HillaryOutOfTouchLosers

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Americans Don’t Grasp The Magnitude Of The Looming Pension Tsunami That May Hit Us Within 10 Years (mauldineconomics.com)
by Blurtman in #NoPensionForYou on 20 Sep 2017  111 comments, latest a month ago
Total unfunded liabilities in state and local pensions have roughly quintupled in the last decade.You read that right—not doubled, tripled, or quadrupled—quintupled. That’s nice when it happens on a slot...

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Why aren't black athletes protesting inner city murder rates? (foxnews.com)
by Blurtman in #OwnIt on 24 Sep 2017  106 comments, latest 3 months ago
While Chicago’s population is about one third black, in 2016, 80 percent of shooting victims were black, as were a large majority of shooting offenders. Simply stated, black on black...

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Is fractional reserve lending ridiculous?
by Blurtman in #misc on 30 Mar 2015  101 comments, latest 3 years ago
You have $2,000 in your checking account, you write a check for $20,000, you re in big trouble. The Bank of America writes a check that it can only back...

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Krugman Ain't Too Bright (finance.yahoo.com)
by Blurtman in #housing on 6 Sep 2013  95 comments, latest 4 years ago
A common trap that we all get into is becoming so invested in a particular belief system that we become blinded to reality. The danger for an academic like Krugman...

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Neurotic, Fearful Yuppies Can Kill You. And Get Away With It. (abcnews.go.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 3 Oct 2013  93 comments, latest 4 years ago
The driver of an SUV involved in a bloody weekend confrontation with a throng of motorcyclists was put in grave danger and feared for the life of his family when...

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When does human life begin? (3.bp.blogspot.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 5 Aug 2015  87 comments, latest 2 years ago
1.) At conception 2.) When the fetus can survive outside the womb 3.) When the fetus can post on blogs

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Curt Schilling gets the PC Hammer! (latimes.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 20 Apr 2016  85 comments, latest 2 years ago
Curt Schilling fired by ESPN after controversial Facebook post ESPN announced Wednesday night it has fired outspoken baseball analyst and former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling after his reposting...

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Is It Murder to Kill Civilians in the Invasion of a Country Based Upon Lies?
by Blurtman in #misc on 24 Jun 2014  83 comments, latest 3 years ago
Recall Johns Hopkins epidemiologists concluded that 100,000 mostly women, children and elderly were killed during the opening invasion itself. Many more after that. Did the pilots that blew apart women...

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Putin Has a Break-Down. Rambles Incoherently About Bears Eating Honey. (news.yahoo.com)
by Blurtman in #crime on 19 Dec 2014  81 comments, latest 3 years ago
"Sometimes I think maybe it would be better for our bear to sit quietly, rather than chasing around the forest after piglets. To sit eating berries and honey instead. Maybe...

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Do the Brits Honor Snipers Who Picked Off George Washington's Men?
by Blurtman in #misc on 20 Jan 2015  80 comments, latest 3 years ago
I know that Chris Kyle was payback for Saddam attacking us on 9/11, but to Iraqis, he was an invader and occupier. And are we to salute the sniper who...

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California Slaughter: The State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans (newsweek.com)
by Blurtman in #guiltporn on 17 Aug 2016  80 comments, latest a year ago
The tally is relentlessly grim: a whole settlement wiped out in Trinity County “excepting a few children”; an Indian girl raped and left to die somewhere near Mendocino; as many...

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Dunkin' Donuts CEO Who Earns $10 Million Claims to Be Outraged by $15 Minimum W (alternet.org)
by Blurtman in #misc on 25 Jul 2015  79 comments, latest 2 years ago
Dunkin Donuts CEO Nigel Travis – who previously held senior positions at Papa John's and Burger King, other low-wage employers – appeared on CNN and decried the $15 minimum wage...

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Why do cops shoot first in the US? Is it fear of a breakdown of social order? (nakedcapitalism.com)
by Blurtman in #misc on 27 May 2016  78 comments, latest 2 years ago
Scenes From Paris Protests (and an Update from Alison) Especially note around the 4 minute mark where one guy uses a big piece of metal to puncture the window of...
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