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Useful reminder: The first person Adam Lanza murdered owned a bunch of guns.
Call me crazy, but I think the next Pope should be someone who didn't help cover up child rape.Tho,that may disqualify every single cardinal
FOR THE MILLIONTH GD TIME SOCIAL SECURITY IS NOT GOING BROKE
Starting to think we should name storms after Al Qaeda members so we can mobilize some political will towards fighting climate change.
So, GOP votes against Violence Against Women act, for transvaginal ultrasounds and has an all male hearing on birth control. #heckofajob
Culture wars have totally flipped: marijuana and same sex marriage winning ballot initiatives.
Called me crazy, but I think everyone *is* "entitled" to food and housing.
Something I learned today: Tunisia had the lowest gun ownership rate *in the world* when they overthrew their dictator of 24 years.
When people use the word "illegal" as a noun, it sounds to me like saying "coloreds"
Good guys w/ guns vs bad guys w/ guns is, ironically, the moral cosmology of a small child.
Funny to watch the right freak out about Christie. They're so used to norm-defying implacable oppo that normal politics seen as betrayal.
Basically no one in politics has internalized the fact that we're gonna have to leave 80% of known fossil fuel reserves in the ground.
There's a reason so many lawmakers and politicians are former prosecutors and so few are former defense lawyers. And it shows in our laws.
To people that think Snowden should be tried/convicted, same goes for the 4 US officials quoted in here, right? http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/10/us-possible-drone-strike-american-al-qaida-suspect …
The entire bi-partisan practice of giving ambassadorships to donors is corrupt and embarrassing. Get rid of it.
Few things make me like this President more than when he's getting criticized for lack of bellicosity in foreign affairs.
This knocked the wind out of me: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/02/i-am-still-called-by-the-god-i-serve-to-walk-this-out/284064/ …
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