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Ron Paul Hates The United States

There is no delicate way to put this. After years of running for president as well as his decades in congress, combined with his positions on everything from equal rights to economics , the truth is self-evident.

Ron Paul Hates America.

But don’t tell him that. He loves America in his eyes. The problem is that the America he loves is a fantasy, it never existed. The true America he detests, and loathes. Why else would be call for a second civil war? Why else would he attend an anti-semitic conference? Why else indeed.

He is just exploiting the ill-informed. Ron Paul’s ties to shady groups demonstrate how he is one of the most corrupt members of congress. His activities waste taxpayer money on pointless symbolic measures which have no real value, pandering to the ill-educated for votes. He has engaged in schemes to sell off public property to pad his own pockets, has been found involved in bribery scandals, and in a show of hypocrisy he collects social security while trying to cut it for everyone else.

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While he has denied it, he has many racist fans. Even Apple’s Siri is a fan. But in reality he is a white supremacist, supported by neo-nazi’s. Some even have claimed he is a firm believer in Nazi ideology. Likely because he pals around with neo-nazis.



Breaking down his time in public office, his positions, his votes, and his actions since leaving, there is no other way to put it – Ron Paul Hates America.


More:
http://www.addictinginfo.org/2013/12/15/ron-paul-hates-america/

(Israeli President) Peres expresses support for same-sex marriage

Source: Ynet News

In Mexico, President Peres stresses support of same-sex couples' right to wed, start families while enjoying same rights as heterosexuals. Meanwhile, two bills attempting to legalize same-sex marriages make their way through Knesset

GUADALAJARA – President Shimon Peres expressed unequivocal support for same-sex marriage during a state visit to Mexico.

In an interview with Ynet on Sunday while in Mexico's Guadalajara, Peres said that "even a person who is a homosexual is a human being, and he has rights. We have no power to take away (their) rights."

Peres added: "We cannot take away someone's rights because they are different. We cannot take away their right to breathe, right to eat or right to start a family. We must allow everyone to live as is natural to them."

Peres' comments came in response to a new bill being promoted by the Justice Ministry called 'Living together' which attempts to regulate some form of a civil partnership between same-sex couples. The government is not scheduled to vote on the bill any time soon, but a memorandum signed by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni in its favor is being circled around.



Read more: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4460039,00.html



I thought this was important news to purvey.

So, is their theory someone untied the boat from the mooring and didn't know how to start the engine

... and then the boat just drifted away with this dude onboard?

Like, the dude didn't know he needed to put a key in the ignition or something?

"Hey, I like that boat. I wonder if I can steal it. Well, I'm not doing anything else right now, so I'll give it a try. I bet I can download the owner's manual from the internet on my smart phone."

Or maybe he got it started, but it ran out of fuel or he over-taxed the engine?

Or maybe the owners called OnStar and had them remotely turn-off the engine once it was stolen?

We have chopped down the mightiest Republican in the state... WITH....... MARK HERRING!

That particular post is gone. And then there was THIS...

Christian Tea Party Terrorist Claims 2nd Amendment Authority To Shoot President Obama!

Posted by: John Prager in Crime, Racism in America, TEApublicans in Action, The Gun Control Debate November 23, 2013

The Christian American Patriots Militia is openly calling for the assassination of President Obama in their Facebook group. His justification: the only part of the Constitution of which Conservatives have any understanding. That’s right–the Second Amendment (half of it anyway.)

On the same day as Larry Klayman’s Kooky Klan Rally to Set America Back 100 Years, Everest Wilhelmsen (the head of the group) wrote that we “now have the authority to shoot Obama, i.e., to kill him.” Citing “willful violations and alienation of our Constitution, constant disregard for peaceful protests, and corruption of all three branches of government,” the militia calls for the removal of the President with deadly force.

The group’s Facebook page claims that Obama’s “rogues and thugs are in fact supplanting our Constitution with a communist Oligarchy of corrupt political and legal elites.” Christians, says the page, should “rise and fight vigorously to protect our nation and our posterity.”

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The Secret Service is aware of the lunatic and his followers, but declines to comment on the matter further.



More:
http://aattp.org/christian-tea-party-terrorist-claims-2nd-amendment-authority-to-shoot-president-obama/#sthash.hLYwHha1.dpuf

It's a topsy-turvy world, and maybe the problems of one person doesn't amount to a hill of beans...

But this is my hill. And these are my beans!

And I'm not quitting. It's not over!

Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!

And it ain't over now. 'Cause when the goin' gets tough... The tough get goin'! Who's with me? Let's go!

Why does Florida produce so much weird news? Our experts explain.

Why does Florida produce so much weird news? Our experts explain.

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See, that’s the thing about Florida. It’s not that we have a lock on all the weirdness. Human nature guarantees that weird things can happen anywhere. What sets Florida apart is that it produces more weird news than anywhere else, and our weird news tends to be weirder than anyone else's. No other state is going to have a guy who faked a python rescue. No sir.

That’s why, in 2001, administrators for the snarky website Fark.com approved a tag for news items from Florida, the only state so honored. “Other states have odd stories come out of them, but no state can challenge Florida,” a Fark.com administrator said in 2011. “It’s the heavyweight champion of weirdness.”

How did Florida become the Go-To State for Weird? I consulted a number of experts, including historian Gary Mormino, author of Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams. Some folks think the rise of weirdness in Florida started with the 2000 presidential election, which guaranteed no parent would ever again name a newborn boy Chad. But Mormino contends it began long before that, as far back as the 1920s when unscrupulous hucksters were pulling wacky stunts to sell swampland to Yankees. The national news first began noticing this aspect of Florida in the 1980s, when cocaine cowboys were tearing up South Florida and Time magazine’s cover asked if the state was “Paradise Lost?” Now we’ve got all the aggregators jumping on the Florida weird-news bandwagon, collecting clicks with our craziness. How does Florida maintain this constant flow of cuckoo? A few factors combine to help explain it:

More:
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/florida/features/2013/oh_florida/what_makes_florida_weird_weather_people_tourists_foliage_greed.html

#fatshamingweek

From Adipose Activist:


#fatshamingweek

Trigger warning for this post, *extreme* fat hate.

So, not sure where it originated from, but someone with too much time on their hands decided it would be funny/relevant to start the hashtag #fatshamingweek on twitter. So, being somewhat of a glutton for punishment, I took a few seconds to check out some of the tweets. These tweets that I’ve screenshot were all written within 3 hours. I didn’t even have to seach very hard, because there were dozens more like these in the few minutes that I looked.

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Actual instructions encouraging violating the privacy of a fat person to make them feel badly about themselves:



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Multiply that by an entire week, and you start to get an idea of how pervasive this has been on twitter. Of course, there doesn’t need to be a week dedicated to shaming people, because if you live in a fat body, you are made to feel ashamed of it every single day. You are made into the butt of jokes and the subject of hatred (mostly from men, you’ll notice) simply for the way your body looks.

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You might also like to know that being bullied and shamed about your weight is proven to make you more likely to gain weight. And I quote: “Participants who experienced weight discrimination were approximately 2.5 times more likely to become obese by follow-up and participants who were obese at baseline were three times more likely to remain obese at follow up than those who had not experienced such discrimination.”

More:
http://adiposeactivist.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/fatshamingweek/

"School the House Rock" by Roy Zimmerman



Published on Oct 5, 2013

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SCHOOL THE HOUSE ROCK

Hey, Tea Party House members: This one's for you!

You dress up like a Founding Father
So you might think you'd bother
To read the Constitution in your pocket
But you need some schooling, so let's rock it!

There are three branches
Three branches of government
Three branches of government
Like the three corners of your hat

That should make it easier for you to remember.

There's the legislative branch - that would be you
The Executive Branch - that's ... You-Know-Who
And then there's the branch that you call the Ju...
Diciary
And that's necessary for the

Checks and balances
Checks and balances among the three branches
Three branches of government
Like the three corners of your hat

With me so far?

Now, you can pass a bill, and when you do
It's signed into law by you-know-who
Or vetoed, and then it comes back to you
And you might override it,
But once it's been decided it's a law

Yes, it's the law of the land, and all the negotiations and compromises have happened already.

Now you may say the law's "Unconstitutional"
Then the Constitution tells us the solution'll be
To take the question of its constitutionality
To the Supreme Court to decide it's ultimate legality

Now you can repeal a law, unless you try 42 times and you don't have the votes. But you can't find a law unconstitutional; that power belongs to the Judicial Branch. And withholding funding from a law you don't like is, in effect, vetoing that law. And funding only certain parts of the law is an attempt to exercise a line-item veto. You don't have the power to veto; that power belongs to the Executive Branch. So, if the Legislative Branch - that's you - usurps the power to determine constitutionality and the veto power, what's really being vetoed is the Rule of Law. And what's really being compromised is the Constitution. Still with me?

So you can pass a bill, and when you do
If you cry "Boo hoo, it's unconstitu...
tional," then try to veto it, well here's a clue:
Your hat only has one point

That's the School the House Rock
That's the School the House Rock

You're welcome.

I think we should close all federally funded harbors to all recreational vessels.

I don't think the harbormasters and Coast Guard should have to spend the money tending to mega yachts and pleasure vessels.

That doesn't sound essential to me.

Keep the private, non-commercial vessels moored in place.
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