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Panich52

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About Me

Ancestral WV hillbilly & old-style liberal who believes in US Constitution & detests RW revisionism of its principles (esp Establishment Clause)

Journal Archives

Boehner's incompetent at fact-checking

"Boehner’s so-called “fact-checking” is as a tendentious and mendacious collection of lies and misrepresentations as anything put forward by the GOP since 2008. The sheer gall of John Boehner suddenly pretending to be a champion in the struggle against income inequality is, for want of a better word, staggerin."

Read the rest at Politicususa:

Boehner’s SOTU Fact-Checking Blames Obama for Income Inequality

http://www.politicususa.com/2015/01/21/boehners-sotu-fact-checking-blames-obama-income-inequality.html

Bigfoot in Pennsylvania?

Sasquatch is one of those crypto creatures that brings out both scientists and 'true believers' masquarading as scientists. I've no doubt our ancestors have passed down stories of them, maybe from encounters w/ gigantopithicus or yet-to-be-discovered 'relative.' I'll even admit the possibility of sasquatch's or yeti's existance. But I certainly don't think they'd be as widespread as reports indicate.

Search For Elusive Bigfoot Brings Reality TV Investigators To Uniontown, PA

CBS Pittsburgh, KDKA

http://cbsloc.al/15gBYad

GOP hates facts

DailyKos list are some of the actualities RWers refuse to admit

10 facts guaranteed to short-circuit Republican brains

1. US isn't a Christian nation & Bible isn't cornerstone of our law
2. Pledge of Allegience was written by a socialist
3. 1st president to propose national health insurance was a Republican
4. Reagan once signed a bill legalizing abortion
5. Reagan raised federal taxes 11 times
6. Roe v Wade was a bipartisan ruling made by a predominantly Republican-appointed SCOTUS
7. Federal Reserve System was a Republican invention
8. Environmental Protection Agency was, too
9. Pres Obama has increased govt spending less than any POTUS in at least a generation
10. Pres Obama was not only born in the US, his roots are deeper in American history than most know (think Revolutionary War)

Link provides expanded info:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/04/1127663/-Ten-True-Facts-Guaranteed-to-Short-Circuit-Republican-Brains?detail=email

Blame zealotry, not Islam

America’s 10 worst terror attacks by Christian fundamentalists and far-right extremists

"Far-right white male radicals and extreme Christianists are every bit as capable of acts of terrorism as radical Islamists, and to pretend that such terrorists don’t exist does the public a huge disservice." -- Alex Henderson, Alternet

Full story on RawStory:

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/01/americas-10-worst-terror-attacks-by-christian-fundamentalist-and-far-right-extremists/
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