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Soph0571

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About Me

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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I had this argument with my father once....



.....He did not have a billion dollar company, but he had a multi-million pound one, where he paid employees the statutory minimum allowed. Conversations about retaining effective staff through pay reward went ignored. The Christmas before he died, I think he finally got it. He was doing a Dad bitch about paying taxes. I am sure most of you recognise the Dad bitch about taxes.... I have worked my whole life...I have pulled myself up from poverty (which he did).... yadda yadda. And then I made the point, if you paid a living wage, then the people you employ would not have to go to tax and child credits to survive and ergo your tax bill would be reduced. He got it, but he died three weeks later. Those that run the company now.....raping the fuck out of the taxpayer.

Schiff: We Already Have Direct Evidence Of Collusion

“I think there is direct evidence in the emails from the Russians through their intermediary offering dirt on Hillary Clinton as part of what is described in writing as the Russian government effort to help elect Donald Trump. They offer that dirt. There is an acceptance of that offer in writing form the president’s son, Don Jr., and there is overt acts and furtherance of that. That to me is direct evidence. But there’s also abundant circumstantial evidence.” – House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff, speaking today on Face The Nation.


[link:https://www.joemygod.com/2019/03/schiff-we-already-have-direct-evidence-of-collusion/|



He is going down. The Republicans have to take ownership of this, or watch while democrats bitch slap the fuck all over this...

Current status update from America. Hint:(From particular angle looks like) Shit. Hitting. Fan.



Hehehe



The stench of shit will remain with them always

You have to believe in something...(and they have no soul)



On MSNBC yesterday
Any soul they might once have had is long gone
Also heard saying “Rest in peace”. I would prefer rest in eternal damnation.... hehe

And still they ''Chant Lock Her Up''?!?!?!



'Lock her up' chant erupts at CPAC after Trump jokes about Russia, Clinton's emails - The Hill

Sooooooo as all around him end up in hand cuffs these delusional fools still cling to that email nonsense. I fear they are lot forever to irrational thought....

Trump Isn't Even the Best at Being Long-Winded



Dictators (and wannabe dictators like Trump) love to talk for hours and hours. Part of the reason is that they have a captive audience of their own making. In Trump’s case, it’s because he has his own MAGA cult. Such is the way of malignant narcissists. But I have some bad news for the president: He was about five hours and eight minutes shy of the longest speech by the late Cuban dictator and long-winded master Fidel Castro, who rambled on for more than seven hours at a Communist Party Congress in Havana in 1986. (Castro also held the Guinness Book of Records for the longest speech at the United Nations, in 1960, clocking in at four hours and 29 minutes, according to the Independent.)

And if Trump wants to beat the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, he’d have to talk for eight hours longer than he did Saturday at CPAC. Trump’s not even the best at being long-winded and unhinged. Other people even did that better. What a loser.


[link:https://splinternews.com/trump-isn-t-even-the-best-at-being-long-winded-1833012872|

Hehe. I wonder how many in the audience snuck out rather than listen to the loser rant?

A little colour on a very grey Sunday

Is this the Game Changer: Cohen-Trump Pardon Talks?

WaPo reports that Cohen was questioned by the House Intelligence Committee about whether Trump discussed a pardon with Cohen. Is this the possible “game changer” to which Lanny Davis referred on the Rachel Maddow show?

From WaPo:

Lawmakers are investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was involved in any discussions about possible pardons — which they view as a potentially ripe area of inquiry into whether anyone sought to obstruct justice, people familiar with the matter said. . . .


[link:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/3/2/1838966/-Is-this-the-Game-Changer-Cohen-Trump-Pardon-Talks?utm_campaign=recent|

Time will tell but I have a feeling that this is going to be a huge nail in the Trump presidency coffin

Three Sundays To Brexit...



[link:https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2019/mar/02/three-sundays-to-brexit-cartoon#img-1|

Oh goody...

Is No Religion The New Religion?



According to a YouGov poll in 2016, here in the United Kingdom, if you are British and under 40 you are far more likely to say you have no religion that to say you are Christian, Jewish, Muslim or of any other faith, add to this the fact that if you do not have a religion there is a 95% likelihood your children won’t have one either.

In January 2013 37% of the population of Great Britain reported having no religion. By February of 2015 that had gone up to 42%, and, in a survey undertaken last month with YouGov using the same questions, the figure had increased to 46%.
(EDIT: I am sure it is higher today….. but these are the latest stats I could find)

Even though we see an increasing demographic reporting having no religion, of those stating they have no religion only a minority of people were certain there was no God. Most people polled think that there may well be something out there.

Only 13% of nones hold anti-religious views in the style of Richard Dawkins. A quarter take part in some spiritual activity in the course of a month, and 11% call themselves “spiritual”. But 99% do not take part in any religious group or form of collective worship, and many have a negative view of religious leaders and institutions.

The data seems to suggest that as many describe themselves as spiritual rather than religious, that belief structures in ‘something else’ are surviving despite religious frameworks and structures rather than because of them.

So, no religion, within a spiritual framework, is the new religion? If so is this a bad thing? Can you have a more fulfilled belief structure outside the more rigid and legalistic structure of organised religion?

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