- Vladimir V. Putin
His recent Op-Ed in the New York Times is well worth a read. This is a refreshing perspective on international diplomacy regardless of what you think about his motivations or even his commitment to the ideals he is promoting.
"Jiu jitsu is about tricking your opponent into strangely intimate positions so you can kill them."
.... Sounds about right.
No one deserves to have their livelihood ripped out from under them.
Whatever your perspective on government spending is moving forward, we would all do well to remember that real people are now going to struggle to meet their financial obligations and keep roofs over their families' heads.
I do not intend to suggest that our elected representatives are without blame here. However, the callous lack of empathy that many Americans display in discussing these issues as well as their voting patterns is equal parts frightening and soul crushing. As a country we seem to suffer from a dearth of perspective on suffering itself.
As we continue to dig our own grave I can at least take solace in knowing that soon enough we might find ourselves perfectly situated to regain the insight we seem to have lost.
So Dove's chocolate makes people fat. Then their marketing team sells skin care products to fat people reassuring them that "curves" are a good thing which allows fat people to go out and buy more Dove™ chocolate.
Now if only some of my friends other than Katherine Tracy would fucking use it.
In the past few days some examples of new attempts at increasing profits from their userbase have been pinning ads to your news feed and pushy promotion of their messaging app.
"Inspiring song lyrics." - A Band You Probably Haven't Heard Of
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