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Moral Compass

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What a great deal our deal maker has for us!

The Federal gov ponies up 2.5 billions and the other trillions come from state/local and private sources. When it is all said and done every road and bridge will be a privately owned toll road.

But we’ll get to pay for most of it in local levy’s, fees, sales taxes etc.

What’s not to like?
Posted by Moral Compass | Thu Mar 29, 2018, 03:26 PM (0 replies)

Straight to the carotid

This young man has mad skills for one so young.

He knows where the areas of weakness are and went straight for the carotid.

Ms. Ingraham is backing up so fast she’s burning rubber but I fear it may be too late. The Kraken has already been released.

These youngsters are not messing around.
Posted by Moral Compass | Thu Mar 29, 2018, 01:45 PM (1 replies)

Blatant corruption on a scale never before witnessed

I wonder if there is a historical analog to this level of corruption.

Pruitt is a fossil fuel industry lobbyist in his heart. It is not really too surprising that he is good buddies with other lobbyists.

But once he was on the public dime you would think that even Scotty would understand that the optics of this would be just a little bit well...not good.

Was the last time we have corruption this blatant the Harding administration? The Reagan years were bad but nowhere near this blatant and inept simultaneously.
Posted by Moral Compass | Thu Mar 29, 2018, 01:25 PM (0 replies)

There are many things wrong with General Barry McCaffrey

But now I discover we can agree on something.

Seriously, what the fuck?

I find myself agreeing with David Frum, McCaffrey, Bloody Bill Kristol who never met a war he wasn't willing to feed our young soldiers into--who else?

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Posted by Moral Compass | Sat Mar 17, 2018, 10:46 PM (0 replies)

Agree

Let it fail. I shouldn't have any Democratic support. Supposedly this is to "help" the small banks. If it is helpful in any way why is Elizabeth Warren so fervently against it? She's usually on the side of the good guys.
Posted by Moral Compass | Sat Mar 17, 2018, 08:20 PM (0 replies)

Indeed

Couldn’t agree more.

Utter scum.

Whenever I try to write something about Dotard I run out of negatives.

Posted by Moral Compass | Sat Mar 17, 2018, 01:58 PM (0 replies)

This article is hogwash

A simple truth: every systemic problem we have including climate change and global environmental destruction and degradation is due to global overpopulation.

I've read Erlich's book and have read Malthus. They're both right. This article is nonsense.

We've managed to escape the result of massive overpopulation with technological innovations in agriculture and in transportation. The bill is still out there and the day it will come due is approaching.

No system where resources are being consumed more rapidly than they can be replaced--if they are to be replaced at all--is sustainable.

I direct you to some other Democratic Underground content: https://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=115x114396, Overpopulation could be people, planet problem (AP/CNN) {Surprise! Population bomb still ticking}

https://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=115x201674, The Return of the Population Bomb


The global population is higher than the carrying capacity of the globe. Given that it is unlikely we are going to be able to get to other Earth-like planets and somehow siphon off our massive population it is clear if you do the math that we are on an exponential downward spiral.

BS articles like this only fan the flames. This is a prime example of a "nothing to see here...move along...move along" article that our corporate owned media companies are so good at producing.

Again, do the math folks. The trend hasn't changed. Until the fertility rates in India, Africa,South America and Asia drop off dramatically and stay that way for centuries the problem remains. We need sustained birth rates under 2.0 per birth parents.

What the world needs is population reduction not a slower rate of growth. If the gross number don't go down the world is (still) probably doomed.
Posted by Moral Compass | Sat Mar 17, 2018, 11:42 AM (2 replies)

Agreed

Trump is not an ideological creature. He's just a fucking privileged dick.

I want to see Trump's comeuppance--his complete downfall more than I hated Nixon. It is hard to overstate that.

I cannot adequately express the disgust I feel towards this petty, vindictive and unfortunately so powerful little man. I don't know McCabe but he strikes me as an honorable man who tried to do his job the way he thought it should be done. That Trump would personally attack someone who served the U.S. for over 20 years and then pressure his lapdog AG to fire him just before he becomes eligible for his full 20 year pension shows what a small foolish little man they both are.

He has diminished the Presidency to a joke in a little over a year.

Trump is ever the bully boy. Utterly despicable.






Posted by Moral Compass | Sat Mar 17, 2018, 12:49 AM (0 replies)

Excuse my ignorance...

79% is a good turnout # because this was a special election?

Imagine what we could do if we were pushing 100%.
Posted by Moral Compass | Wed Mar 14, 2018, 05:45 PM (2 replies)

I assumed that this is what happened...

Posted by Moral Compass | Tue Mar 13, 2018, 12:59 PM (0 replies)
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