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Douglas Blaack
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I never make public posts on G+, but this needs to be shouted from the rooftops.

#neverTrump  
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Amanda Feilding co-directed new research on LSD that could prove beneficial in curing mental illness and PTSD. For Feilding, it's yet another step in a fascinating journey of personal experimentation.
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Is that the bit on her self-trepanation? Bolder than I, ha.
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tl;dr version:  "Lopsided growth that delivers huge gains to a small elite while bypassing a majority of Americans didn’t start a few years ago. It started, in fact, during the Reagan years."
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"I smell hit I smell hit right away. The cheap cologne and you could smell hit all the way from Memphis and it meant that Mister Trump and his yellow hair was coming and would be here soon and all the help got real quiet-like and Pappy said, “Albert, you go into the barn.” Because Albert look like Mex and Mister Trump, he hated Mex more’n he hated colored and Injuns and whenever Mister Trump come in to visit Albert had to go hide with the chickens until Mister Trump took himself back to Memphis."
Did you know William Faulkner wrote a novel based on Donald Trump? Well, our intrepid writer dug it up, and here's an exclusive Humor Times excerpt!
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"Neoliberalism sees competition as the defining characteristic of human relations. It redefines citizens as consumers, whose democratic choices are best exercised by buying and selling, a process that rewards merit and punishes inefficiency. It maintains that “the market” delivers benefits that could never be achieved by planning."
Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has the left failed to come up with an alternative?
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I never make my G+ posts public... Well, almost never.
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The UC spent $175,000 trying to remove this picture from the internet..
...so please, do NOT share this.
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David Brooks frequently annoys me, but this essay is spot-on.

"Donald Trump is epically unprepared to be president. He has no realistic policies, no advisers, no capacity to learn. His vast narcissism makes him a closed fortress. He doesn’t know what he doesn’t know and he’s uninterested in finding out. He insults the office Abraham Lincoln once occupied by running for it with less preparation than most of us would undertake to buy a sofa."
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"Donald Trump is an affront to basic standards of honesty, virtue and citizenship. He pollutes the atmosphere in which our children are raised. He has already shredded the unspoken rules of political civility that make conversation possible. In his savage regime, public life is just a dog-eat-dog war of all against all.
As the founders would have understood, he is a threat to the long and glorious experiment of American self-government. He is precisely the kind of scapegoating, promise-making, fear-driving and deceiving demagogue they feared."
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Yeehaw Junction - London - Rangoon - Reykjavik - Darjeeling - Thule
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Former twidget and NetWare bigot, hoping to one day retire from IT and become a natural builder and/or layabout.
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Useless or obsolete talents include reading punched paper tape, Morse code, and repairing teletype machines.
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