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Why Edward Snowden Belongs in Prison

China, Russia got into Snowdens "encrypted" files. Now targetung US/British intel asse5s

Posted by arely staircase | Sat Jun 13, 2015, 10:06 PM (94 replies)

of white people racism and black people's hair

Teach school in a small southern town where everyone knows everyone's business and I know a lot more people's than most due to my job. Well so there was this white girl from this really racist family who got herself pregnant with a black guy. They had a very dark skinned, curly haired daughter. To make a long story short both parents have substance abuse issues issues and the white racist (hopefully much less so now) grandparents are now raising the little girl and learning how to groom her hair. The point of this story? Dunno other than maybe everyone should reproduce outside their race to help tjeir racist loved ones?

Anyway, slice of life around here.
Posted by arely staircase | Sat Jun 13, 2015, 01:42 PM (12 replies)

thought exercise

Imagine any of the announced or probably going to anounce Democratic presidential candidates against any of the Repubs. Make some index cards with each of the candidates names on their own card. Throw them in a hat.Do the same thing with the Repubs in another hat.

You get the idea.

Maybe, just maybe, their least crazy/stupid guy (Bush disaster 3.0) could muster a win against Sanders by raising enough money to scare people with a bullshit scare campaign about 'socialism." But honestly I think Sanders would beat Bush.
Posted by arely staircase | Wed Jun 3, 2015, 03:38 AM (2 replies)

Hillary Clinton's Strong Start

The entry into the Democratic contest by Bernie Sanders was welcome from a Clintonite perspective, because it filled a potentially dangerous vacuum. With his long record of service to progressive causes, Sanders is popular enough to garner a decent-sized following among liberal Democrats, but he’s almost certainly too far to the left to represent a serious threat to Hillary. So far, at least, his presence has been more of a problem for Martin O’Malley, the former governor of Maryland, who is set to officially announce his candidacy on Saturday. As I noted back in March, O’Malley is a serious figure who demands some respect. As governor, he eliminated the death penalty, legalized gay marriage, and championed various good-government initiatives. But with Sanders already out there on the stump, O’Malley has struggled to gain traction.

A new poll of likely Democratic voters conducted by Quinnipiac University illustrates the scale of the task that is facing Clinton’s challengers. The survey, which was carried out from May 19th to May 26th, showed her getting fifty-seven per cent of the vote. Sanders was in second place, with fifteen per cent. O’Malley got just one per cent, and so did two other possible candidates, Jim Webb, a former U.S. senator from Virginia, and Lincoln Chafee, a former governor and U.S. senator from Rhode Island. Of course, it is early in the process, and anything could happen between now and the end of the primaries. At this stage, though, Clinton is sitting pretty.

For Clinton’s campaign team in Brooklyn Heights, that means things are on track. Of course, they won’t necessarily stay that way. The campaign is just getting started, the country is more or less equally divided, and winning a third term of office isn’t easy for any party. Now it’s up to Clinton to finish up her “listening tour,” lay out her policy platform, and take it to the Republicans.


Posted by arely staircase | Tue Jun 2, 2015, 05:28 PM (15 replies)

here is how genuinely fucked I see the GOPs future

They are so locked in to a closed minded older white southern demographic echo chamber (fox news) that we have arrived at a point in history where our center left/business/third wave feminist frontrunner, our cool old professor real socialist, or our used to be Regan's something or another love guns and was vet against the Iraq war from the git go guy will easily kick the crap out of any of the dozens of weak sisters the GOP has to offer.

I still say it will be Clinton v Bush. But clearly ANY of ours beat ANY of theirs.
Posted by arely staircase | Mon Jun 1, 2015, 03:25 PM (11 replies)

why does my beagle wait until company comes over to masturbate with the nice persian rug?

It is kinda funny but wtf?
Posted by arely staircase | Sat May 23, 2015, 06:15 PM (10 replies)

I am glad Bernie Sanders is running

I will still vote for HRC. But I am glad somebody is making sure income inequality is on the front burner right now. Bernie is a great man. I have loved him for years. His presence also educates people about what a socialist really is - and that it isn't something scary.
Posted by arely staircase | Sun May 17, 2015, 12:43 PM (2 replies)

When President Sanders negotiates a trade deal, should he be given the authority Pres. Obama is

currently asking for?
Posted by arely staircase | Sun May 10, 2015, 03:47 PM (35 replies)

I am pro triple bipass operations

The more the better. Anyone trying to prevent them under the guise of comprehensive nutritional education has a hidden agenda.
Posted by arely staircase | Sat Apr 25, 2015, 02:29 PM (43 replies)

I am pro comprehensive sex edication. I beleive it empowers everyone and prevents unwanted pregnancy

All unwanted pregnancies should be rare whether the woman in question choses to carry it to term. And that is her choice and nobody else's.
Posted by arely staircase | Sat Apr 25, 2015, 11:40 AM (69 replies)
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