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Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show
 
Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election – and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?
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+deborah rabbit white didn't think about the ears, your right, they'd be back under stress. 
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Why I am supporting Bernie Sanders For President
With all due respect to Hillary supporters, I cannot enthusiastically support her bid at this time, and will be #WaitingForBernie  to announce (likely within a couple weeks). 

Sanders is the only real progressive in the race. Sanders understands that the pillaging of working Americans by corporate demons and the ruling elites is the worst it has ever been in this country, and that it takes truly bold reforms to fight back against this onslaught. Bernie Sanders has the clarity of our situation, the strength of conviction to fix our problems, and the solutions we need.

Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President of the United States of America a week ago. If she ends up getting the parties endorsement, I will support her 100% since every single Republican who has or will potentially declare is a regressive monster who will do horrific damage to America. But until that time I support Sanders.

Hillary is pro-choice, pro-LGBT marriage equality, pro-equal pay for women, pro-education, pro-science, pro-green energy, pro-infrastructure repair, pro-immigration reform, pro-voting rights, pro-civil rights, pro-conservation, etc. However she also has uncomfortably close ties to Wall Street, corporate tyrants, and the bloated military-industrial complex. Even though conservatives to the right of Hitler will name call Hillary a "soicalst!!" like they did with Obama, the truth is that Hillary is at best a centrist, probably even leaning center-right when everything is accounted for. 

However, I will be waiting for Bernie Sanders to announce his candidacy for POTUS, and will give him my full support. Bernie Sanders is a true progressive and a strong leader. He speaks truth to power and deserves our unwavering support.

+Bernie Sanders - On the Issues
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#Quote  of the day: "Gay Pride was not born of a need to celebrate being gay, but the right to exist without persecution. So instead of wondering why there isn’t a Straight Pride movement, be thankful you don’t need one."

#LGBT   #EqualRights   #MinorityRights   #HumanRights  
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+Dennis Smith​ like maybe a Saint Patrick's day Parade, an Easter parade, or a Christmas parade..... Can't imagine any of those. And maybe someday we'll live in a country tolerant enough to permit parades on some of the feast days, perhaps the feast of San Genero or the Feast of the Assumption. Christian's would never be so gauche as to be half naked as they mark the beginning of, that holy period of repentance, Lent. No, Fat Tuesday will be reserved for the quiet contemplation of the sacrifices we will be making in honor of Jesus. 
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Another religious conservative comes out in favor of sharia law for LGBT folks
 
Apparently, Refusing to Stone Gays Means You’re Not a Christian

I mentioned yesterday, in writing about students learning about Islam in a world history class, that the Bible contains the same requirements as Islam regarding non-believers and others found objectionable: that they be killed.
Of course, the pastor saying this also needs to be stoned for not following the Law of Moses
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hey see more hear this .it sound like your stoned . if it was my way and u should be glad its not you would be the first one I would stone to death
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'Rising anti-American sentiment linked to revelations of U.S. spying and fears of digital domination by firms like Google'

#TTIP v. #StopTTIP  
Demonstrators marched around the globe Saturday to protest the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a 'free trade' agreement currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States.
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Wonderful! The first time Congress has worked together in a decade, and it was to approve TPP fast track....gawd help us!
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Awesome CEO makes the Minimum Wage at his company $70,000 per year. Lowers his pay to $70k to help pay for it!
 
All I can say is wow! This man is a true humanitarian.
I'll bet his employee turnover rate is nil.
Thanks to +Sabeena LoBello​ for the heads up.
A Seattle entrepreneur on Monday delivered a startling message to his employees — he is raising the minimum pay for all of his employees to $70,000, while re...
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+A. David I'm not sure how the TPP would affect his subsector of business. In general, it's probably more directed at the base wages of other major sectors of the economy, like manufacturing IMHO. 
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We got front row center seats for the Chris Kluwe speech in Morris, MN last night.
So cool that Kluwe dressed this casual. He spoke for about a half hour about the importance of standing up to fight for equality, then fielded questions from the audience for about 45 minutes to an hour. Chris Kluwe has a deep passion that it is all of our duties to save civilization from internal divisions that will destroy us. The centerpiece of that division is the exclusionary belief that the majority often holds that they deserve special rights they deny others. That's at the heart of why Kluwe fights for equal rights for LGBT folks, as well as other suppressed groups.

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you really should look into how Chris used an underage girl been passed around a locker room as ammo against the team that was firing him instead of bringing it to authorities.

http://mweb.cbssports.com/general/writer/gregg-doyel/24628550/chris-kluwe-cant-be-moral-crusader-after-his-cruel-twitter-rant
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Conservatives SUCK at economics. Trickle Down and Austerity are counter productive.
 
What will it take for right-wing ideologues to abandon the austerity myth?
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The Fascinating Reason There Are No Female Genitals on Statues
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Western civilization indoctrinated shame around the feminine anatomy -- a shame that we still carry.

5 of the Most Insidious Ways the Elderly Are Preyed Upon
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Critics say predatory guardians strip seniors of their possessions by manipulating the legal system.

Jeb Bush's Sleazy Political Payback to Dubya's Donors
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George W. Bush's fundraisers were the beneficiaries of billions of dollars from Florida's pension funds.

The Worst of Our Corrupt Congress Was on Display This Past Week In Washi...
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Billion dollar giveaways to the rich, as protesters and candidates are mocked.

Obama Turns The Tables On GOP By Invoking God and The Children In Climat...
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President Obama turned their own argument against Republicans by suggesting that we must act against climate change to protect the nation's

Bernie Sanders Urges Hillary Clinton To Join The Fight And Defeat The TPP
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) sent a strong message to Hillary Clinton that she should stand with Democrats and liberals against the Trans-Paci

Jeb Bush Boards The GOP Crazy Train By Saying Raise The Social Security ...
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While Jeb Bush is often portrayed by the media as the "moderate" Republican candidate, there is nothing moderate about his proposal to raise

Here’s A List Of Hillary Clinton’s Accomplishments, So Quit Saying She D...
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She's not my first choice. However, she has been a consistent front-runner (in several categories) against all the possible GOP candidates i

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show | Media | The Guardian
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Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving ju

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Scott Walker's New Budget Is So Brutal Even Republicans Are Afraid Of It
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The governor is proposing massive cuts to programs that are crucial for seniors and the disabled.

New Poll Reveals That Nearly Half of America Is Stupid
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It is possible that in many Americans' cases, stupid is the wrong term and denial a more apt descriptor; although a combination of the two t

For The First Time Since 2009 More Americans Approve Of Obama’s Handling...
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A Bloomberg Politics poll finds more Americans now approve of President Obama's handling of the economy than disapprove.

Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren Vow To Defeat Fast Track Authority o...
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Liberals like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are uniting with moderate Democrats to oppose a Senate plan to giv

Great niche shop to get all sorts of things from Scandinavian countries. My dad *loved* the Lutefisk t-shirt I gave him for x-mas.
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Whenever I'm cruising around this part of the county, I always try to stop into the Outpost for cold one. Loved the chicken and appetizers too.
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I spent the better part of 15 years living on the road traveling from project to project, and would always go explore the nightlife where ever I went. The Swizzle Inn is one of the best neighborhood bars in the country, and I make a point to go here anytime I'm visiting Phoenix. You can sit down next to anyone and have a great conversation. It really feels like home. The bar is hidden away on the back corner of a tiny shopping strip behind Starbucks. Parking can be a huge problem, but it's worth it. The owners are regulars in the bar and bring in free munchies in the afternoon/early evening regularly. The Swizzle is tropical themed, but dimly lit, and has a pool table, dart board, and C-shaped bar. Very decked out for holidays like christmas, halloween, and St. Patrick's Day. Open to people of all persuasions.
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While I've never had food here, this place is a really fun bar on Thurs-Sat. nights. There is a very mixed crowd from all walks of life, from pool/dart players, dancers (wonderful DJ by the way), dark siders, alternative crowd, sports fans, racing enthusiasts, bikers, the LGBT community, freedom lovers, etc. This is the best closing bar in The Lakes Area.
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This is an excellent headquarters for Minnesota's version of the Democratic Party (Democratic-Farmer-labor). Someone took time out from their busy day to give me the full tour of the building, and all of the spaces they had available are state of the art. So nice to see a well organized center-left party in Minnesota. This is the nerve center for the campaign to move the state forward.
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