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Name: Steven Leser
Gender: Male
Hometown: New York, NY
Home country: USA
Current location: NYC
Member since: Tue Jan 4, 2005, 04:36 PM
Number of posts: 22,454

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Tonight's Making Sense with Steve Leser and the Rude Pundit - GOP Anti-Vax? And More

First, is the Republican party going anti vax? Statements from some prominent Republicans might lead one to think so. Then, the President takes on companies sheltering trillions of dollars overseas. We will talk about what he is doing about it, then some really ugly death penalty executions happened in the last week. You won’t believe the circumstances.

All that plus special statements by me and the Rude one and also should restaurants be required to have their staff wash their hands after using the restroom? You would be surprised to hear who doesnt think so.

listen in on KCAA 1050am in the Los Angeles basin or at http://tunein.com/radio/KCAA-1050-s31934/

And also CALL IN between 9:45pm and 10pm eastern time, 6:45pm and 7:00pm Pacific time at 888-909-1050 to talk to Lee and I about any topic!

Thank you, EarlG for serving this anti-vax troll his pizza!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=profile&uid=317043&sub=trans



Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Colleges Need to Stop Protecting Sexual Predators

http://time.com/3689368/campus-sexual-assault-athletes-yes-means-yes/

We need to reexamine the culture on campus—especially among student athletes

Imagine a neighborhood where dozens of women were violently assaulted on a continuing basis. And that the local police chose not to bother investigating 40 percent of assault victims’ complaints. Would you continue to live in that neighborhood? Probably not. Especially if you had children.

That dangerous neighborhood actually exists in the United States. It’s called college.

This year American parents will be sending about 12 million of their 18- to 24-year-old daughters to attend colleges and universities. Instead of the ivy-covered walls, Homecoming bonfires, administrative support, and lifelong friendships we’d hoped for them, we’ll be sending many of them toward groping hands, drug-laced drinks, administrative indifference, and lifelong trauma. Witness the conviction this week of two former football players at Vanderbilt University for perpetrating and videotaping the rape of a fellow student.

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Kareem

Personhood tutorial for new Republicans...

... sorry, had to share this.

xPost from V&M: Me on FBN show Kennedy defending teachers and public schools re: School Choice

Me on the new FBN show Kennedy defending teachers and public schools re: School Choice

Manspreading 2: The Revenge!

If you haven't heard, they have a campaign here in NYC against "Manspreading" where guys open their legs and take too much room on subway seats. I agree it's a problem and it has cost me a seat many a time on a long ride.

Still... I love this cartoon making fun of it all...

A storm tracks 50 miles more to the east than expected and some folks get angry at the warnings and

the shut down of travel and mass transit.

Would they have preferred risking this or something worse:

http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2014/01/29/rare-winter-storm-causes-wrecks-travel-gridlock-in-deep-south/

Rescue efforts are under way Wednesday after thousands of schoolchildren and hundreds of drivers in the Deep South spent the night stranded at schools and along ice-covered highways following a rare winter storm that brought freezing rain, snow and bitter cold to the region.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says "a lot of people" are still stranded in their cars on the highways nearly 24 hours the storm slammed the city, but he is not sure of exactly how many people.

Breaking: Obama will not meet with Netanyahu during trip to Washington.

No link, email alert from Huffington Post.

Update: Link - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/22/obama-netanyahu_n_6524824.html?ir=Politics&utm_campaign=012215&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Alert-politics&utm_content=FullStory&ncid=newsltushpmg00000003

Cartoonist still in hiding due to al-Awlaki fatwa. Reason #325 why he got what he deserved

http://m.nydailynews.com/news/national/cartoonist-hiding-islamic-death-threat-article-1.2073298#bmb=1

The horrific massacre of Charlie Hebdo staff is a somber reminder that an American cartoonist has fearfully been in hiding since 2010.

Molly Norris, a former cartoonist with the Seattle Weekly, vanished on advice of the FBI after Islamic militant Anwar al-Awlaki put her on a hit list for creating “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day.”

“She had to completely change her identity, disappear from her work,” Larry Kelley, the founder of the Free Molly Norris Foundation, told KOMO-TV this week.
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