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Old lady attacks car and the air bags blow up in drivers face! HILARIOUS!

FIRST, put all liquids away - or off to the side---



funny, funny, funny

The Cover of New Yorker Magazine: “Clinton’s Emoji”

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http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/cover-story-2015-03-30?mbid=social_twitter

One Of These Men Was Born In America

One of these men was born in America, the other is Ted Cruz :large
https://twitter.com/RagingTeabagger/status/579675914151141376

Nothing says "Liberty" like forcing your students to attend a presidential announcement speech

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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/23/us/politics/ted-cruz-to-announce-on-monday-he-plans-to-run-for-president.html?_r=0

L.O.L.- Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz FORGOT to Procure TedCruz.com - Hilarious Results!

CLICK HERE PLEASE:
http://www.tedcruz.com/



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Apparently in the last 20 years it never crossed delusional Oval Office coveter / genius extraordinaire Senator Ted Cruz's mind that maybe—just maybe—Tedcruz.com might come in handy someday.

Hysterically, someone else did. Though I wouldn't blame them for selling, here's hoping the current owner of Tedcruz.com maintains ownership and puts the website to good use. Whoever it is is off to a good start already. May the hilarity ensue.

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LOL!!!!! MORE:
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/23/1372682/-Presidential-Candidate-Ted-Cruz-Forgot-to-Procure-TedCruz-com#

Vincent Price On Racism And Religious Prejudice

Juan Cole has an amusing translation of Obama Speak from the Huffington interview

Juan Cole has an amusing translation of Obama (or Spock) speak from the Huffington interview
http://www.juancole.com/2015/0.....nyahu.html

The part I liked best was:

OBAMA: “I don’t think it will have a significant impact. . .
What is going to have an effect on whether we get a deal done is, number one, is Iran prepared to show, to prove to the world that it is not developing a nuclear weapon, and can we verify that in an intrusive, consistent way.

And frankly, they have not yet made the kind of concessions that are I think going to be needed for a final deal to get done. But they have moved, and so there’s the possibility.

The other thing is going to be me being able to show not just the American people or the Israeli people but the world that, in fact, we have mechanisms in place that will prevent Iran from having a nuclear weapon. And that the deal that is made not only is verifiable, but it also makes it much less likely that Iran is able to break out than if we have no deal at all. And that’s an argument that we are going to have to make, if we have a deal.”

English Translation: “That little piss-ant isn’t what’s standing in the way of a deal. It’s the Iran side’s unwillingness to accept terms we can sell to the Europeans. If Iran comes through, Western European corporations are going to descend on Tehran like revelers descending on New Orleans at Mardi Gras, and there won’t be a thing Nutty-yahoo can do about the collapse of international sanctions on Iran. We’re doing the Israelis a favor here by getting Iran under regular inspections and back under an NPT regime, and if they can’t see that they can go suck on a lemon.”


http://www.juancole.com/2015/03/translating-comments-netanyahu.html
http://www.balloon-juice.com/2015/03/22/shocking-lack-of-respect/#respond

such waste.....

Instances of Use of United States Armed
Forces Abroad, 1798-2015

one of the saddest docs I have ever read:
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42738.pdf

Pipelineistan

Iran is ready to crash Pipelineistan

Way beyond an Iran nuclear deal, and way beyond the end of a nasty economic siege that’s been in place for 35 years since the Islamic Revolution, the coming Western embrace means above all that Iran is now ready to crash the chessboard I call Pipelineistan.

By the mid-2000s, one of the top mantras of energy analysts in Iran and across Asia was what was known as the Asian Energy Security Grid. Translation: a pan-Asian integration via energy flows of the region’s oil and gas. Pipelineistan connected these relevant dots in the Eurasian chessboard.

Washington was always set on stopping Pipelineistan in its tracks. Case in point: the Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, a Dr. Zbig “Grand Chessboard” Brzezinski brainchild that was built for almost $6 billion as an explicit geopolitical weapon to bypass Iran’s energy exports.

Another example is frantic efforts by both the Bush junior and Obama administrations to derail the former Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) pipeline, also known as “peace pipeline”, which may eventually be built and named IP – for Iran-Pakistan.

READ MORE HERE:
http://atimes.com/2015/03/iran-is-ready-to-crash-pipelineistan/
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175050/pepe_escobar_welcome_to_pipelineistan

Paris Will Dramatically Reduce Car Traffic To Fight Air Pollution Emergency

The mayor of Paris, City of Lights, announced Saturday that starting Monday morning, the number of cars permitted to drive in the city would be reduced by half in an effort to fight a “pollution emergency.”

Cars with plates ending in odd numbers, hybrid or electric vehicles, cars with more than three passengers, and public transportation — now free in the city and surrounding towns — would be the only ways to move around in Paris. Electric vehicle and bicycle sharing programs would also cost nothing while the ban stayed in place.

The pollution began to spike on Wednesday, and Paris saw its air quality become the worst in the world for a time according to Plume Labs, surpassing even China and India’s heavily-polluted cities. Plume Labs categorized Paris’ air pollution levels as near “critical” on Wednesday and again on Saturday, which means that the impacts will be rapidly felt and concerning to all.

A similar pollution emergency last March caused the French capital to make all public transportation free.


MORE:
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/03/22/3637317/paris-smog-car-ban/
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