Category Archives: Elephants in the Room

The evil right wants to put us disabled people to work. In Sam Kinison’s voice, hear this: “We are too disabled to work at a job someone else would pay us to do.”

Yes, some of us may not be actually disabled. Maybe about 10% of every human group will have cheaters and sneaks. Ok. But still, that leaves 90% of the 10% of us disabled people who must have help to survive. … Continue reading

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5 times newspapers cut off comments too soon; the deplorable nominee parade.

I have been reading and commenting daily in our major newspapers of record for nearly 2 decades. Until this year, a typical comment thread had 2,000 or more comments. Today, this article posted. Republican men say its a better time … Continue reading

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Stop Trump: This is our only chance…with the Electoral College

Your State electors have choice! Don’t let anyone tell you differently. If they won’t listen to you via phone and letter, go to your Representative’s or Senator’s office and stand up or sit in. Once he is sworn in, he … Continue reading

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Elephants in the Room: The Continuing Failure of Self-Regulation

In case people were wondering how all those bad brokers are making a living nowadays, wonder no more. According to the Wall Street Journal, “[f]ormer brokers who were [b]arred from working at brokerage house now have begun new careers as … Continue reading

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Interesting day on the net

Paul Krugman, Bernie Sanders, and the Experts I have tremendous respect for Paul Krugman. I also consider him a friend. For these reasons I am not eager to pick a fight with him, but there is something about his criticisms … Continue reading

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Paul Craig Roberts: Hell Unleashed

Best use of the word insouciant I have seen all day. – OL <snip> http://www.opednews.com/populum/uploadphotos/s_300_i_ytimg_com_12495_hqdefault_999.gif This is what the arrogant morons who comprise the US government have stirred up. Watch this video for its entire 1 hour 20 minutes, and … Continue reading

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Infanticide as a tactic to increase dominant males’ opportunity for sex

by Olivia LaRosa, November 20, 2014 “The study confirms that infanticide isn’t some curious thing caused by humans encroaching on animal territory, it is a male tactic to improve their mating opportunities,” said Kit Opie, from the University College London. … Continue reading

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GOP, Who Do You Think You’re Kidding! Imperiling Women’s Lives

by Olivia LaRosa, a former Republican, October 6, 2014 GOP, who do you think you’re kidding? Your party is waging a war on women, and also lying about waging a war on women.  When your National Party Chair Reince Priebus … Continue reading

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