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are you being helpful or hurtful? nt

Posted by arely staircase | Fri Apr 18, 2014, 04:28 PM (14 replies)

five million

The number of Americans who could be covered under the ACA if it weren't for Republicans.
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Apr 18, 2014, 05:20 AM (4 replies)

happy birthday conan o'brien

Decent late night host but overall brilliant man (Simpsons, SNL writer)
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Apr 18, 2014, 05:04 AM (0 replies)

Creepy/Hilarious Vintage Easter Photos



http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/19-vintage-easter-bunny-photos-that-will-make-your-skin-craw?bffb&s=mobile
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Apr 18, 2014, 02:08 AM (16 replies)

Russia Social Network Says Authorities Request Ukraine User Data

VKontakte, Russia’s largest social network, said it declined a request by the country’s security agency to hand over data on Ukrainian users who supported the recent government change in Kiev.The company declined to give data about the users to the Russian Federal Security Service, a successor to the Soviet-era KGB, upon its request in December, VKontakte Chief Executive Officer Pavel Durov said on his VKontakte page last night.“Our answer was flat denial, Russian jurisdiction doesn’t cover Ukrainian users of VKontakte,” Durov said on his page, where he also posted a picture of a dog dressed in a hoodie. “Disclosure of their personal data to Russian authorities would’ve breached the law and betrayed millions of Ukrainians who trusted us.”

http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-17/russia-social-network-says-authorities-request-ukraine-user-data.html

I hope these people remain safe.
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Apr 18, 2014, 12:15 AM (6 replies)

an observation regarding the recent Vlad and Eddie Show

Given how awkwardly propagandistic RTs "coverage" of the Russia/Ukrain situation, the Russian are not very sophisticated at propagandizing westerners. Sure a few naive souls fall for it, but it really isn't very subtle. So I have to thiink that even Snowden knows he humiliated himself for Putin but he has no choice but to go along. It must suck to be him right now.
Posted by arely staircase | Thu Apr 17, 2014, 12:21 PM (1 replies)

Pro-Russian militants killed in clash at base in eastern Ukraine port city

After a “short battle,” Ukrainian commandos and counterintelligence units fanned out into the city by ground and helicopter in an operation to round up militants, Avakov said. He said 63 separatists have been detained in the operation, which he described as ongoing. Avakov reported no causalities among Ukrainian forces.


http://m.washingtonpost.com/world/pro-russian-militants-killed-in-clash-at-ukraine-port-city/2014/04/17/02fc044e-c5f9-11e3-bf7a-be01a9b69cf1_story.html?tid=HP_lede
Posted by arely staircase | Thu Apr 17, 2014, 11:19 AM (2 replies)

Obama has been one

badass president. He has let me down, he has encouraged me beyond belief. But he has used the executive branch of our government to do things I never would have thought possible during the darkest days of GWB. And his signature legislative acomplishment is already making a difference in the lives of people I love.

And I break my Lenten DU abstintion (again).!
Posted by arely staircase | Tue Apr 15, 2014, 10:36 PM (15 replies)

sunday don't count

Posted by arely staircase | Sun Apr 13, 2014, 07:09 PM (1 replies)

Cold beer

Enjoying the shit out of it. Gave it for Lent. So good.
Posted by arely staircase | Sun Apr 13, 2014, 06:41 PM (22 replies)
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