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That Apprentice announcement isbare BS

Diversion for what DUers????

There is no excuse for cops shooting a fourteen year old with a knife in school

This is fugging madness - armed cops in schools was always going to be a disaster.

He did not die

John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin

Both are in hospital but did you ever imagine this

Buzz Aldrin, the famed former NASA astronaut who was the second man to walk on the moon, had to be evacuated Thursday from a personal expedition to the South Pole after exhibiting signs of altitude sickness.

But in a twist that, well, blows our minds, Aldrin landed at a hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he was treated by none other than . . . a David Bowie.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/12/06/buzz-aldrin-being-treated-by-a-doctor-named-david-bowie-yes-after-south-pole-evacuation/?utm_term=.23c5bbad40fa

Yes the doctor's name is David Bowie

There is only one reason why corporations have moved overseas

The greedy owners and shareholders want more profits at the expense of their workers - they do not want to provide health care, insurance or vacation. They want to pay less and less so they can grab more and more. They do not believe they should pay taxes anywhere. Groper Don the Con has practiced this for decades.

Fuck them all.

Olbermann - Trump is Steering Us Toward International Disaster

http://video.gq.com/watch/the-closer-with-keith-olbermann-trump-is-steering-us-toward-international-disaster?c=series

We have elected an idiot...

Is the longest serving ReTHUG Speaker of the House Denny Hastert heading to

Trump Tower for a job or does he have to serve six months?

Why not -all scumbags are welcome even men on criminal probation. Why not a fraudster and a sexual abuser of teenage boys?

Will Groper Don the Con pardon this groper???

Bravo Time Magazine - 1938 edition

http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,760539,00.html
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Adolf Hitler: Man of the Year, 1938

Greatest single news event of 1938 took place on September 29, when four statesmen met at the Führerhaus, in Munich, to redraw the map of Europe. The three visiting statesmen at that historic conference were Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain of Great Britain, Premier Edouard Daladier of France, and Dictator Benito Mussolini of Italy. But by all odds the dominating figure at Munich was the German host, Adolf Hitler.

Führer of the German people, Commander-in-Chief of the German Army, Navy & Air Force, Chancellor of the Third Reich, Herr Hitler reaped on that day at Munich the harvest of an audacious, defiant, ruthless foreign policy he had pursued for five and a half years. He had torn the Treaty of Versailles to shreds. He had rearmed Germany to the teeth— or as close to the teeth as he was able. He had stolen Austria before the eyes of a horrified and apparently impotent world.
(See pictures of Hitler Exhibit in Germany.)

All these events were shocking to nations which had defeated Germany on the battlefield only 20 years before, but nothing so terrified the world as the ruthless, methodical, Nazi-directed events which during late summer and early autumn threatened a world war over Czechoslovakia. When without loss of blood he reduced Czechoslovakia to a German puppet state, forced a drastic revision of Europe's defensive alliances, and won a free hand for himself in Eastern Europe by getting a "hands-off" promise from powerful Britain (and later France), Adolf Hitler without doubt became 1938's Man of the Year.

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Should be fun watching some more Treaties torn up - or maybe as fun as Hitler

What the fuck - have you heard Groper Don the Con's comments about

President Obama. Oh I really like him. This fucking birther scumbag is special.

Hey fucktard - go Cheney yourself

Holy Shite

He's bringing up that flag crap again - this is rabble-rousing nativism on steroids - not watching anymore of this fascist BS

No country with a McDonalds can remain a democracy -Nice read

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/06/mcdonalds-democracy-corporate-globalisation-trump-le-pen-farage
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A wave of revulsion rolls around the world. Approval ratings for incumbent leaders are everywhere collapsing. Symbols, slogans and sensation trump facts and nuanced argument. One in six Americans now believe that military rule would be a good idea. From all this I draw the following, peculiar conclusion: no country with a McDonald’s can remain a democracy.

Twenty years ago, the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman proposed his “golden arches theory of conflict prevention”. This holds that “no two countries that both have McDonald’s have ever fought a war against each other since they each got their McDonald’s”.

In using McDonald’s as shorthand for the forces tearing democracy apart, I am, like him, writing figuratively. I do not mean that the presence of the burger chain itself is the cause of the decline of open, democratic societies (though it has played its part in Britain, using our defamation laws against its critics). Nor do I mean that countries hosting McDonald’s will necessarily mutate into dictatorships.

The old forms and forums still exist, but their power seeps away, re-emerging where we can no longer reach it

What I mean is that, under the onslaught of the placeless, transnational capital that McDonald’s exemplifies, democracy as a living system withers and dies. The old forms and forums still exist – parliaments and congresses remain standing – but the power they once contained seeps away, re-emerging where we can no longer reach it.

The political power that should belong to us has flitted into confidential meetings with the lobbyists and donors who establish the limits of debate and action. It has slipped into the diktats of the IMF and the European Central Bank, which respond not to the people but to the financial sector. It has been transported, under armed guard, into the icy fastness of Davos, where Friedman finds so warm a welcome (even when he’s talking cobblers).
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