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So many ways to write this tweet, and GOP somehow picked this one:




O'Reilly complained that Christians are being "verbally killed" in the streets. John Stossel was having none of it

“You’re a 10-foot-tall crybaby”:
Bill O’Reilly destroyed by another Fox host over “War on Christianity” claims
O'Reilly complained that Christians are being "verbally killed" in the streets. John Stossel was having none of it:

Stossel came out swinging, acknowledging that while there are some issues that Christians can legitimately complain about, when it comes to O’Reilly’s “War on Christianity,” the Fox host is “just a 10-foot-tall crybaby.” After noting that Christians are not being killed on the streets of America for professing their faith,

O’Reilly could only reply, “No, not yet.”

“So what?” an exasperated Stossel shot back. “Eighty-three percent of the country identifies as Christian,” he continued, before adding that if there’s any truth to their being “a War on Christianity,” the Christians have clearly won.


Orwellian police tactic that targets Black Americans for simply existing: Here's How It Works:

WEDNESDAY, APR 15, 2015 10:36 AM PDT
Police forces are detaining black "suspects" for trespassing — whether or not they actually are

Here’s how it works: Grand Rapids police officers solicit business owners in select “high-crime” neighborhoods and ask them to sign a No Trespass Letter, stating that they do not want unauthorized people on their property and that they will cooperate with any efforts to prosecute trespassers. The signed letter, valid for one year, is then placed on file with the police department and can be renewed.

So far, so good, but here’s the rub:

According to Grand Rapids police officials, the signed letter allows officers to stop and arrest people for trespassing at the business in question—even while the business is open—whenever the officer thinks the person is on the property without a “legitimate business purpose.” In other words, cops are given unrestricted discretion to decide who does and does not belong on the property of an open business, without ever talking to the business owner or any employee to find out why the person is on the property, how long they’ve been there, and whether the person is welcome on the premises.

Which raises the question: How can Grand Rapids patrol officers possibly know who is and is not a trespasser without first determining whether the business has authorized the person to be there?

grrrrrrr more:

Gun Violence Costs More Than $700 Per American Per Year.


12 more horrifying charts & more:


HERE: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/theslice/lincoln-assassination

Warren: We're not done with Wall Street

Warren: We're not done with Wall Street

By Peter Schroeder - 04/15/15 12:46 PM EDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) laid out an ambitious legislative and regulatory blueprint for further curbs on the financial sector Wednesday.

Accusing Republicans of engaging in “pure crony capitalism” by trying to relax rules on Wall Street, Warren instead is pushing hard to go further than the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, laying out several legislative steps Congress should take.

“Dodd-Frank made some real progress,” she said in remarks delivered in Washington. “But there is more work to be done.”


“Our economy suffers when those who can hire armies of lobbyists and make huge political contributions can decide what the financial cops can and cannot do. Our democracy suffers when Congress puts the interests of a handful of giant banks ahead of the needs of 320 million American citizens,” she said. “If the big banks keep calling the shots, they will own both our economy and our democracy.”


“I don't really care,” Reid said, when asked about the GOP field. “I think they're all losers."

Senator Reid was asked WHO will lead GOP field:

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called the GOP presidential field “losers” and compared Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to a “lump of coal” in a Wednesday interview.

Reid said he wasn’t worried that Hillary Clinton doesn’t have a significant challenger in the Democratic primary.

“I am not a big fan of primaries,” he said. “I don't think they help, especially when you're someone as noted as Hillary.”

He was less kind to the Republican contenders.

"I don't really care," he said, when asked about the GOP field. "I think they're all losers."



CHARLES PIERCE: Chris Christie Has Adopted Granny-Starving As A Platform

The Passion Of Big Chicken: Bad Ideas Come In Big Packages
In which we learn that Chris Christie has adopted granny-starving as a platform.


......Chris Christie knows what his path to power is, and it leads right through the lush carpeting and free Tootsie Rolls of America's Green Rooms.

You may have forgotten that Big Chicken was considering a campaign for president of the United States. (Certainly, the United States had.) You may be thinking to yourself, how can anyone run for president when his stance on every public issue has to begin with the the phrase, "To the best of my recollection..."? You may ask yourself, hey, isn't this the guy whose former aides are currently singing the Alleluia chorus to various grand juries? But he's back now with some bold thoughts about the country's "entitlement crisis," and it is clear that Big Chicken has signed onto granny-starving in a big way. Oh, dear Lord, Joe Scarborough and David Brooks are going to be fighting over who will be first to touch the hem of his garments.

........The Base never liked him. And then there is the fact that his "record" in New Jersey has fallen to sticks and splinters. Between the whole bridge business, and the collapse of the money pit in Atlantic City, and the dingy and cronyish dynamic of his pension "reform" program -- David Sirota has been on this like a dog on a bone -- whatever "towering" Big Chicken did was reminiscent of the Monty Python sketch about the block of flats held up by hypnosis.

Now, though, he's back, and promising to do for Medicare and Social Security what he's done to the pensions of thousands of New Jersey firefighters and police officers -- namely, hand them over to his gambler pals in the financial services sector.

you may ask yourself, if there is More?:

Religious right pundit: Hillary Clinton too hideously ugly to become president

Beyond misogynistic & an example of HOW LOW THEY WILL GO:

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