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It's Wednesday again, everybody! You know what that means...

I guess Huckabee has a problem when people are just too black for his delicate sensibilities

Huckabee Slams Obama for Letting Daughters Listen to Beyoncé

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 • Updated at 4:27 PM EST

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle of parenting by double-standard, in an interview published Tuesday, saying they shelter their daughters from some things but allow them to listen to the music of Beyoncé.

While promoting his new book, Huckabee told People magazine, "I don't understand how on one hand they can be such doting parents and so careful about the intake of everything - how much broccoli they eat and where they go to school ... and yet they don't see anything that might not be suitable" in the lyrics and a Beyoncé choreography "best left for the privacy of her bedroom."

Huckabee described the Grammy Award-winning Beyoncé in his book as "mental poison."
The first lady's office declined to comment on Huckabee's comments.


Jordan Rakei - A Tribe Called Government

Millionaire Renounces US Citizenship To Dodge Taxes, Whines When He Can’t Come Back

Roger Ver is your typical free-loading libertarian millionaire: Loved all the perks he got from living in the United States, didn’t think he should pay for them. In fact, he was so incensed at the idea of having to pay taxes on his millions – that he totally earned in a complete vacuum having nothing to do with the infrastructure created by the tyrannical government – that in 2014, he renounced his citizenship and ran off to live in St. Kitts, a tropical island with almost no taxes.

Except now he’s upset because the US won’t let him back in:

Ver complains that the decision has forced him to miss speaking appointments at conferences and that the US embassy in Barbados refused to even consider the evidence for his application.

The official reasoning behind Ver’s rejection is that he doesn’t have sufficient “ties” to his country of residency in the Caribbean and has not demonstrated he has “the ties that will compel [him] to return to your home country after your travel to the United States,” according to a picture he tweeted of a letter that appears to be from the embassy.

In short, US officials are worried that Ver might choose to stay in his native country illegally.

Ver is known as “Bitcoin Jesus” because he fetishsizes the cryptocurrency that he’s hoping will overthrow the evil tyrannical government. Of course, like all libertarians, Ver doesn’t really care what happens to all the people not already rolling in bitcoins because he got his, so to the hell with them. The most annoying part of his hypocrisy? Ver worships a virtual currency that literally only exists because the United States government he loathes so much spent millions of taxpayer dollars to develop the internet that Bitcoin cannot exist without. What a complete and utter tosser.


Frankly I wish that the President would come out for breathing, eating and periodic hydration...

That right there would go a long way in a short term.


Say "when."

Republicans are like quack doctors who prescribe their own poisonous concoctions for patients

And when the patients get sicker, they say that the only remedy is to up the dosage… For an additional fee, of course.

Thirty years of regressive economic policies have only made America sicker and sicker. Look at our crumbling infrastructure, our underlying feelings of income insecurity, our inability to focus as a nation together, to fix our myriad problems. We're lost in the wilderness, with many voices pulling us all deeper into the trees and underbrush.

More tax cuts and benefit cuts are not the key to fixing our national malady, they have been the cause. People would rather have wages than subsidies, but when the Republicans tell us all that people should work, they never address the fact that wages are inadequate and have remained flat since the days of Reagan. That jobs have been exported and that we have an economy which does not produce as much as it should. It's built to redistribute income upward, not outward. The fact that they've ignored all of that makes them complicit in creating harm.

Pointing to CEOs and Wall Street barons who have made a killing off the backs of workers and the cashing out of businesses is not a sign of a healthy economy, it's the sign of one which requires the intervention of government to help right the problems of income inequality.

Republicans have made themselves the gatekeepers for a failing system which threatens to doom up all, even the ultra rich that they serve at the detriment of everyone else.

For them, failure is an option, it's the only one. They're intentionally breaking the back our entire economy.

Once it happens, all they're going to do is blame the both the victims of their follies and everyone who has tried to prevent them.

The have no sense of responsibility, shame or conscience whatsoever. They have their golden parachutes prepared and rocks to toss to us all when we start drowning.

Hope you've all enjoyed another one of my metaphor laden rants…

Try to make the best of this day for you and yours.

I'm going to be away for awhile...

However, I think that it's interesting to see who votes that the relevance of a terrorist attack in France is more relevant than an attack against the NAACP in the USA.


You can't fix stupid. They do this shit every year, even after being told that they're wrong

I guess that this is sort of like a chicken and egg thing:

1. Are people fucking morons because they're conservatives?

2. Or are people conservatives because they're fucking morons?
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