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Now retired and living on Kaua'i. :)

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snowden and greenwald lie?!! Shocking claim!!!!!

Only the NSA "lies".. snowden and fooking greenwald are pure as the driven snow. And, greenwald has a book he wants to sell in 2014.. why would he lie?!!

“I, sitting at my desk, certainly had the authorities to wiretap anyone, from you or your accountant, to a federal judge or even the President, if I had a personal e-mail.”

snowden could wiretap the President but PBO is the scary one who ruined his fucking ron paul loving civil rights life..so he ended up in Russia where the fucking Irony is staggering.

thanks for this, PS!

Obama signs bipartisan student loan bill into law.. YAY! Pete Souza Photo


Pete Souza: The pool press covers Pres Obama signing the student loan bill

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/08/09/news-of-the-day-16/

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President Barack Obama Friday signed into law a bipartisan student loan bill which the House overwhelmingly approved late week. The Senate OK’d the measure by a vote of 81 to 18 two weeks ago.

Without congressional action, interest rates on loans to college students were increasing from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. But under the law signed by Obama the interest rate for undergraduate loans will fall back to 3.86 percent. The interest rate on graduate student loans will be 5.41 percent.

Obama’s signature on the bill ends months of arguments over how much the federal government should subsidize student loans and whether students in the next several years will face crushing repayment burdens if interest rates go up, as most observers expect they will.

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At the signing ceremony at the White House, attended by King and other members of Congress, Obama said it "feels good signing bills. I haven't done this in a while."

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/09/19951265-obama-signs-bipartisan-student-loan-bill-into-law?lite

THIS IS POSTED IN THE BARACK OBAMA GROUP

BOG

This "Top 10 Most Inaccurate and Exaggerated NSA Stories" needed to be posted! ..

Thank you, she!

So much bullshit coming from greenwald and others.. so little time.

From your link...

3) NSA admits listening to U.S. phone calls without warrants.

That was the exact CNET headline. (I’m not sure how an agency can admit something, but I nitpick.) CNET chief political correspondent Declan McCullagh published a selectively edited exchange between Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and then-FBI Director Robert Mueller, and extrapolated their confusing and brief conversation into evidence that NSA has been eavesdropping on American citizens without any court orders or oversight. As we observed with Rep. Lewis this week, Rep. Nadler issued a statement the following day denying CNET’s story. 24 hours later, like clockwork, McCullagh changed the headline and issued an update.

this is de rigueur for "Fighting back the Bullshit 101"!

Mahalo, she!

You take it well, PS.. You're amazing in the way you just let

it fall off your shoulders..



October 22, 2008
Cool as a Cucumber

I have been a bad blogger lately... I want to pick it back up but probably not until after the elections! Just wanted to share this great shot of Barack Obama brushing something off his shoulder. Just the way he brushed off all of McCain's stupidities in the last debate!

http://www.slowtrav.com/blog/chiocciola/2008/10/

Excellent news, ProSense.. thank you!

I had forgotten that.. mahalo, for the pic of PBO giving John Lewis the P M of F, she!

Thank you for those historic photos of John Lewis, she!

and the link!

Dustin Lance Black Urges Hollywood to Confront Russia's Anti-Gay Laws



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The Oscar-winning writer implores industry readers of The Hollywood Reporter to use their voice -- and economic clout -- to counter Vladimir Putin.
The path of history is littered with moments when progress in this country blinds us to appalling crimes against humanity elsewhere. At this very moment in Russia, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are facing harassment, arrest and violence under a set of horrific new laws. For their sake, we must take off the blinders and break this cycle of inaction. Hollywood is in a unique position to lead in this fight. The question now is, will we?

For LGBT Americans and the countless advocates in Hollywood who have helped champion the cause of full equality for all, these past few months have been filled with hope and celebration. Every day it seems we are taking a new step forward in this country. The dangerous temptation, however, is that we become content. Just days after the Supreme Court made so many of us feel more American with a pair of favorable marriage-equality rulings, on the other side of the globe, Russian President Vladimir Putin enacted some of the most vehemently anti-gay laws the world has ever known. The most dangerous weapon he has against his own LGBT citizens is the apathy that may spring from international ignorance and our own potential domestic contentment.

Even worse than what these Russian laws target is what they tolerate. Hate is spreading to all corners of Russian society. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church called marriage equality a "sign of the apocalypse." Roving groups of skinheads have attacked LGBT pride demonstrations, leaving blood on public streets.
There are even profoundly disturbing reports of thugs posing as teenagers on the Internet and luring gay youth out into the open and then harassing, torturing and humiliating these young people before releasing videos of their tortured victims online."

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"Because the truth is, the other thing that will soon be noted by Putin and LGBT Russians alike is our industry's silence and apathy. And LGBT Russians living in fear and putting their lives on the line deserve better than our inaction and silence.".

There's More..
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/russias-anti-gay-laws-dustin-600437

Dustin Lance Black

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Lance_Black


Oh, frick.. so much propaganda so little time..

Gay Rights Group Calls For The International Olympic Committee To Condemn Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

Today, All Out delivered a petition to the International Olympic Committee calling for Russia’s anti-gay laws to be struck down.




The petition received more than 300,000 signatures from all over the world.

36 Photos From Russia That Everyone Needs To See

No wonder Konstantin Dolgov is out there trying to do damage control..


3. What began as a peaceful march…



4. …ended up turning incredibly violent as anti-gay protesters overtook the rally.

Pic at link..

5. A gay rights supporter is beaten to the ground.



There's more photos depicting how awful it was for these Gay People in Russia.. but, that's all I'm going to do. It's too painful

http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/photos-from-russia-everyone-needs-to-see

Not everyone thinks Putin is hot shit like some on DU..

..Dustin Lance Black Urges Hollywood to Confront Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

In Russia, it is currently illegal to walk down the street holding hands with someone of the same sex. But these new laws are even more far-reaching and sinister. As Harvey Fierstein wrote in his incredible whistle-blowing New York Times op-ed, "The law is broad and vague, so that any teacher who tells students that homosexuality is not evil, any parents who tell their child that homosexuality is normal, or anyone who makes pro-gay statements deemed accessible to someone underage is now subject to arrest and fines."

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/russias-anti-gay-laws-dustin-600437

Yes, One of the reasons PBO is cancelling Putin's ass is his atrocious stance on Gay Rights..

"Obama: 'No patience' for anti-LGBT laws in Russia"

"Given our lack of progress on issues such as missile defense and arms control, trade and commercial relations, global security issues, and human rights and civil society in the last 12 months, we have informed the Russian government that we believe it would be more constructive to postpone the summit until we have more results from our shared agenda," the White House said.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/07/politics/obama-putin/

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President Barack Obama said Tuesday he has “no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them.”

Speaking to “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, the president was asked by the host about recent legislation in Russia that cracks down on gay rights.

“Do you think it will affect the Olympics?” Leno asked the President, whose own views on the subject have evolved in the course of his presidency. Russia is slated to host the Winter Olympics in 2014, in the city of Sochi.

Obama was adamant. “Every judgment should be made on the track, or in the swimming pool, or on the balance beam, and people’s sexual orientation shouldn’t have anything to do with it.”

He also noted Russia’s eagerness for a successful Olympic games, saying "I think they understand that for most of the countries that participate in the Olympics, we wouldn't tolerate gays and lesbians being treated differently.”

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/08/07/president-obama-no-patience-for-anti-lgbt-laws-in-russia/

It seems some just read your caption and comment on that.. not even seeing your "edit". Ready to pounce.
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