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John Hummel
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What we're up against.

(These people don't come here; we breed them here. Is there a way to export them?)

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You figure out a way to export our 'Murican morons en masse, +John Hummel​, and I'll vote you into office, my friend!
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Why everyone hates Cruz

Short answer: He's a complete sociopath/douche. And has been for his whole life.

'twould be interesting  to see baby pictures of him. I'll bet that instead of "Awww!" they would inspire "Oh." or "Um..."

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Not to mention that one of the reasons Americans in general could be comfortable with his statement in the context it was uttered was precisely because it was a personally chosen sacrifice. We tend to perceive a difference between the heroic sacrifice of one to save many versus the identical many to one calculus in the many choosing a one to be an unwilling sacrifice, as in the maiden chosen as tribute to a dragon, or to a volcano, and we cheer for the hero that saves them. If the prophecied disaster befalls the many in that case, we may even feel it was just desserts for the 'evil' of their continued sacrifice of others.
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Shkreli battling Cruz for the title of America's Most Hatable Person.

Trump and Rubio are pissed that they're not in the top running for the title. What's-her-name-blond-spewer-of-hatred from Fox news is also feeling dissed.

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It takes real talent to make Congress look good in comparison. I mean, the average American has a higher rating of cockroaches than Congress.
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Wealthy people in Europe learned to start being more quiet about their wealth when many members of the French aristocracy were forcibly made almost a foot shorter. I'd like to think that eventually in the United States, people like Shkreli will need to live permanently within guarded/gated communities. But Big Tobacco executives kill almost a half million people in the United States every year, and they just keep getting more wealthy while they enjoy mint juleps on their fucking golf courses. So, I'm not encouraged.

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/
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TPP must be stopped

WTF is Obama thinking in supporting this complete screw of 99% of us?

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With 12 nations expected to sign the corporate-friendly Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in New Zealand on Thursday, opponents in the U.S. and beyond are renewing their criticisms of the deal's worst provisions, which they warn pose serious dangers to the climate, working families, and democracy.
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To be fair, Cruz has made a total of four true statements (a stunning 5% of his statements) according to this link:

http://www.politifact.com/personalities/ted-cruz/

Imagine that. Imagine if you or I only spoke the truth 5% of the time. We'd be fired and then imprisoned or hospitalized.

One is led to wonder which of his statements were true: "I'm hungry"? "I have an itch on my ass that I can't scratch because I'm on television"? "The men's room is down that hall"? Nah, I was kidding about that last one! He would never help someone find the men's room.

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A pathological liar is someone who lies constantly only for attention. They lie about the most simple things.
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=pathological+liar
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Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton Just Had One of the Best 10-Minute Exchanges in The History of American Political Debates http://nym.ag/20dijOz
Clinton asked Sanders to stop insinuating that she's corrupted by Wall Street cash and just say it.
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Welcome back to the 13th century, courtesy of the republicans.

Perhaps Michigan could become a historical tourist destination? See a real Spanish Inquisition torture chamber... in use!

Up next: What do you bet that they will try to reinstate the plague. After all, it must be god's punishment for something, right?

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I can understand the reasoning, for leaving in the language and agree with the senator that Michigan should just nullify all wording that is found to be unconstitutional. 
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Democracy is the art of compromise.  One must not allow the perfect to destroy the possible.
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Not sure whether you should support Sanders? Consider who hates and fears  him.

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This can't be restated enough: Blankfein's fear is Bernie's biggest endorsement yet.
Sanders has a rare credibility in politics when it comes to Wall Street — and finance industry bigwigs are nervous
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Presidential politics steals the headlines. Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren is working behind the scenes for us. As always.

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Elizabeth Warren Gets It.
She and Bernie are fighting for equality for everyone. Hillary is helping the fat cats cheat the system.
"There are two legal systems: One for the rich and powerful, and one for everyone else."
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Our nation's disgusting double standard on display

For weeks now.

In the words of +Steve S, "Good thing they're white terrorists and therefore above the law."
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+John Hummel well, let's just say your buddy is an ass, ok? 💋

Chick? Really??? Lol is he 12?

And thinking I'm scared?? That was precious.

I see scarier people at play grounds! Lol!!!

He really sounds like he is off his meds.

And since he is an #Ammosexual, I doubt we agree on much.

I don't worship guns or threaten people.

I do laugh at pathetic idiots though...... 
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  • U of Illinois
    Prof. of Psychology, 2005 - present
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    Prof. of Psychology, 1991 - 2005
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Professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Illinois.
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To a computer scientist, I look like a neuroscientist. To a neuroscientist, I look like a psychologist. To a psychologist, I look like a computer scientist. Evading responsibility like a master.
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  • U. of Minnesota
    PhD, Experimental Psychology, 1986 - 1990
  • U. of Mary Washington
    BS, Experimental Psychology, 1982 - 1986
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