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August 31, 2018

McCain's not even buried yet and GOP is gunning to repeal ACA

Here they go again. Once more, Senate Republicans are trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. This renewed assault is a shameful exploitation of Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) death. While praising his character, commitment to duty and faithfulness to the rules of democratic governance in public, privately Republicans are using the same tricks McCain rejected as inconsistent with regular order and deliberative democracy to ram through a wildly unpopular repeal of the ACA.

Senate Republicans’ new attempts to defund a system that has lowered healthcare costs and expanded coverage for millions of Americans is bad policy, bad politics and an undemocratic assault on representative government.
This latest attack on the ACA reveals Republicans’ complete lack of democratic values. Barely a year ago, an elected Congress rejected two attempts to repeal the ACA. Now, Senate leaders want to try again, after McCain’s swing vote is replaced by an unelected, caretaker Senator. This is a total subversion of the democratic process. The American people have spoken and they do not want repeal.


There is a special place in hell for these people
August 31, 2018

A way-too-early look at which 2020 Democratic contenders are overrated

It’s obviously way too early for anyone to have a realistic sense of who is going to prevail in Democrats’ large field of 2020 presidential candidates, but it’s never too early to start breathless speculation about at least parts of it.
What the bettors say — and what we think is correct — is that at the moment, there is no overwhelming frontrunner, just a broad field of plausible contenders with a real chance of winning. Given that reality, we’re not going to try to guess the final outcome (at least not yet),


Interesting read. Worth clicking on the link to read the entire article. I know it is far to early to speculate - does not mean it is not fun though!
August 31, 2018

Trump in Interview: 'I Have Greater Patience Than Any Human Being in the World'

President Donald Trump thinks his level of patience it is not just great. It is better than anyone else’s in the entire planet.

Trump’s comments came during an interview with Bloomberg on Thursday in the Oval Office.

At the time of his remarks, the President was talking about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

“I have greater patience than any human being in the world,” Trump told Bloomberg News in a White House interview. “People don’t understand that about me.”


How did we end up with a leader of the free world (or not so free anymore world) that is so fucking delusional?!?!?!
August 30, 2018

Calliphora Vomitorie....

.....Or as I like to call it...Fly
Taken today on my way home from work, at the train station.

August 30, 2018

The problem with the right wing - they have no sense of humour!

Remember this:

Oh how we chortled and heard the chortles from others around the world at the wonder that was the Trump blimp
Now obviously those on the right were deeply offended on behalf of the Orange One and have plotted their revenge for quite literally months. Look at what they have come up with:

That's right a bikini clad Mayor of London blimp will fly in Parliament Square on the 1st of September, thus proving once and for all that the right have literally no sense of humour. Firstly, they are copy cats. Secondly - what the fuck is with the bikini?? What does that mean - I am assuming it is because on the funny blimp Trump is in a nappy - but that is funny because he is a big baby. But a bikini - there is no reference point that links the mayor and bikinis - it is just weird. Weird and slightly disturbing, but certainly not funny

The right wing of England - unfunny wankers the lot!

August 30, 2018

Trump is now revoking the passports of American citizens. It's straight-up racist.

It seems like every day brings another outrageous story of the Trump administration’s racist policies, but even in a year that brought us children separated from their parents at the border and held in cages this story from the Washington Post on Wednesday stands out as a dark moment for American history.

The report revealed that Trump’s State Department is now denying passports to US citizens of Hispanic descent who live near the US-Mexico border, bringing their citizenship into question.

The story reports: “The Trump administration is accusing hundreds, and possibly thousands, of Hispanics along the border of using fraudulent birth certificates since they were babies, and it is undertaking a widespread crackdown.”
This kind of behaviour is perhaps dismally unsurprising, coming as it does from a president who began his campaign by calling Mexicans “rapists”. The policy of separating the children of illegal immigrants from their parents at the border was itself completely indefensible and monstrous.

But the fact that American citizenship, an American birth certificate, is no longer any bar to being targeted by Trump’s enforcement agencies is a sign that we may have entered a dangerous and dark new phase.


One has to wonder, what next after this..... how far are they going to take this? What happens when the inevitable court injunction comes to put a stop to this...what will they do to these citizens then?


Or this???

Or Worse???
August 30, 2018

Satan Refuses To Accept Any More Catholic Priests In Hell

Stressing that the situation in the underworld was quickly spiraling out of control, Satan, the Great Tempter and Father of Lies, announced Wednesday that he would not allow any more Catholic priests to enter hell. “This place is completely overrun with those monsters, and frankly, they kind of creep me out,” said the Prince of Darkness, adding that every time he looked up, he saw another recently deceased member of the Roman Catholic clergy being cast down into the fires of hell, where each is expected to be tortured until the end of time by Satan and his minions. “We’re used to having every manner of unrepentant sinner down here, but those guys are beyond messed up. I swear, if I see one more of those sick bastards, I’m going to throw myself into the eternal flames.”


August 30, 2018

I know it is childish....BUUUUUTTTTTT!!!!

Hehehe. Tis nothing but the truth

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I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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