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May 31, 2019

Good Question


Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?

Hell we don't need gross incompetence, we have sooooo many other valid reasons. But yes, yes we are you orange deranged fucker.
His tweets always age so well
May 31, 2019

America is the worst rich country in the world to be a mother. 2020 could change that

Female presidential candidates are pushing issues such as reproductive rights, maternal mortality, parental leave and childcare to the front of the political agenda.

America is the worst country in the developed world to be a mother. I do not make this claim lightly, but what other conclusion can you draw knowing that more women die during childbirth in the US than in any other rich, industrialised nation? That infant mortality rates are so high that women in the US are more likely to lose their baby in the first year of its life than mothers in any other developed country? That America is the only rich country not to guarantee its citizens paid parental leave? After all, only New Guinea, Suriname, and a few Pacific island nations share US policymakers’ view that a new mother could be compelled to return to her job while her stiches are still healing, her breasts are still swollen and engorged, and her baby is utterly helpless.
A woman president, whether she is a mother or not, is no guarantee that America will address this national shame. But the 2020 Democratic field, which includes six women, is showing promising signs of taking these issues more seriously and committing to fix the problems that the 45 male presidents of the United States have left unresolved. Together the female 2020 candidates are helping shift the perception that maternal mortality, parental leave and early childcare are not marginal “women’s issues” but urgent national ones.
Warren, Gillibrand, Klobuchar and Harris are turning motherhood into a powerful political tool, using their personal stories to help push policies that have been overlooked for too long. Their proposals have a knock-on effect, forcing other candidates to respond and match their ideas. As Michelle Ruiz observes in Vogue, it’s a measure of how much the politics of pregnancy and childcare have been overlooked that Gillibrand and her co-sponsor Rosa DeLauro introduced her Family Act in 2013, 3015 and 2017 and on all three occasions it failed to even make it out of committee. Next time, she might expect to have better luck.


We will see. But the fact that it there will be a knock on effect, the irony of course it is coming at a time when woman's rights are under such fundamental attack.
May 31, 2019

This is a real headline.


In one way I know this sounds bad but it is time that the economy takes a proper hit based on Trumps leadership. Idiots will still vote for Trump 2020 if they think they are OK. If they start hurting economically his one current 'advantage' will be gone.

May 31, 2019

Black man 'beat to a pulp' by racist family after going to a Florida bar with his white wife

A Florida man has been charged with a hate crime after sparking a fight with an interracial couple on Mother’s Day, reports News 6 in Orlando.

The couple — the man was black, and the woman was white — were celebrating Mother’s Day with drinks at Tailgatorz Sports Bar & Grill on Mother’s Day with his wife, when Warren Stratton, 66, of Oak Hill, Florida, came up to them and asked the man if he was from Africa.

He then wondered aloud whether it was “Africa Day,” according to the police report.

The victim told Stratton to move along, but instead he shoved him. Other patrons tried to separate them but the fight escalated, with two of Stratton’s family members joining in.

“There’s a terrible fight and there’s one African-American that’s being beat to a pulp — and no one is here to defend him — by a bunch of rednecks,” a witness said in a 911 call.


What is WRONG with people?
May 31, 2019

Christian writer clarifies that there will be no sex in Heaven

If your sex life was less-than-fulfilling here on earth, you’re not going to get a do-over in the afterlife — that is, if believe Greg Morse knows something you don’t.

The Friendly Atheist‘s Hemant Mehta highlighted an op-Ed Morse recently published in the religious website Desiring God, where he argues that the concept of sex and marriage in heaven (which some Christians believe) is a false teaching.

In the piece, Morse recounts an alleged conversation he had with someone who tried to argue that Islam’s version of the afterlife is preferable, and backs up his thesis with two bible verses from the books of Luke and Matthew:

“The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage, but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage” (Luke 20:34–35), and “In the resurrection, God’s people will be like the angels in heaven — without spouse or sex (Matthew 22:30).

Unless I’m reading him incorrectly, Morse seems to be ceding that Heaven might not be the party we’d like to see after all, and that’s the whole point.


Way to sell it!!!! LOL
May 31, 2019

Sociopathic Hedonists...

May 31, 2019

MSNBC: Drastically discounted apartments in Trump Tower that tenants can't sell: 'It's a bloodbath'

“The Manhattan real estate market is one of the most expensive in the world, and despite a recent slowdown, it’s still a profitable investment for the vast majority of people who can afford it,” Hayes reported.

He explained that less than one-quarter of one percent of homes in Manhattan sold at a loss over the last two years.

Hayes noted that in Trump Tower, several units have sold for more than a twenty percent loss over the last two years.
For example, Unit 30-G was listed for $6.9 million during the second month of Trump’s presidency. It just entered contract for $3.5 million.

“Ouch,” Hayes noted.

One unit was listed for $18 million during Trump’s campaign and is now been cut to $8,995,000 — a decrease of more than fifty percent.

“It’s a blood bath happening in the middle of one of the world’s strongest real estate markets,” he noted. “All seemingly due to the five letters on the front of the building.”


May 31, 2019

THIS...Exactly this.

Depressing that it is still the same shit 2019 as last century...
May 30, 2019

Spring on the Water

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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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