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If you had clicked through to the video, you would have seen: "National Journal reports today [May 17, 2012] that TED officials decided not to put Hanauer's March 1 speech up online after deeming his remarks "too politically controversial" for the site..."."
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This explains the "conservative" reaction to the deal with Iran. When conservatives are confused, they get angry and not giving Iran weapons is very confusing to them.

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"But seriously, why is anyone surprised? Year after year the GOP base has been fed fantasies about death panels, senior figures have flirted with birtherism and routinely peddled conspiracy theories whenever good news arrives about health reform or the economy, a centrist president has been portrayed as a socialist who hates America, sitting governors have deferred to craziness over military exercises. Oh, and the unemployed have been blamed for their own plight, food stamp recipients and the disabled portrayed as malingerers. Then along comes Trump, who embodies the base’s values, its intellectual outlook, its deep lack of empathy for the unfortunate. And up goes the cry: “Don’t base voters realize that he’s not a serious figure?”"
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But his last name isn't Bush or Clinton? Lol
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"America's major cities, and the country as a whole, have seen a significant decline in rates of violent and property crime over the past 30 or so years. Crime has fallen even as the proportion of Americans born on foreign soil has grown, and as rates of unauthorised immigration have gone up..."
 
There is little indication that immigration has contributed to an increase in crime in America http://econ.st/1HVeUQW
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"This isn’t the first time a musician has used Twitter to vent about unfair tactics used by streaming services – Geoff Barrow also criticised the platforms earlier this year.

Apple have also been under investigation for ‘collusion’ against other streaming platforms earlier this month after it emerged they had been pressuring labels to choose Apple Music over other services."
 
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Anton Newcombe hassled by Apple

They’ve threatened to take his music off iTunes

Anton Newcombe has taken to Twitter to expose Apple’s bullying tactics. In a series of tweets he has condemned the ‘satanic corporation’ for threatening to take him off iTunes if he didn’t let them use his music for free on their new streaming platform, Apple Music.

This isn’t the first time a musician has used Twitter to vent about unfair tactics used by streaming services – Geoff Barrow also criticised the platforms earlier this year.

Apple have also been under investigation for ‘collusion’ against other streaming platforms earlier this month after it emerged they had been pressuring labels to choose Apple Music over other services.

See Newcombe’s tweets here: http://crackmagazine.net/2015/06/anton-newcombe-hassled-by-apple/

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The FB wag 'LOLGOP' lands another zinger.  Over this story he writes "The saddest thing is that these are literally the best candidates Republican donors can buy."
Republicans' fiercest opponents are themselves. Actual reality has proven to be a powerful countervailing force, when enough Americans vote.
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"If your religion doesn’t challenge you to care for people you might otherwise be dismissive of and, instead, reinforces your negative feeling about them, you don’t have a religion – you have a formalized structure for institutionalizing your biases."

~The Rev. Mark Sandlin, reblogged on Twitter by #WilWheaton  
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How is he able to do this when the event is taking place on the grounds of a public university?
At 11 a.m. tomorrow John Kasich will take the stage at The Ohio State University's Ohio Union to officially declare his candidacy for president of the United States of America. At 10:05 this evening Kasich's campaign sent out emails to multiple Ohio State students informing them that they would no longer be allowed to attend the Kasich event. According to the emails, each student's "ticket for the July 21st Special Announcement Event in Columbus ...
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"America's major cities, and the country as a whole, have seen a significant decline in rates of violent and property crime over the past 30 or so years. Crime has fallen even as the proportion of Americans born on foreign soil has grown, and as rates of unauthorised immigration have gone up..."
 
There is little indication that immigration has contributed to an increase in crime in America http://econ.st/1HVeUQW
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"In 2012, for every justifiable homicide in the United States involving a gun, guns were used in 32 criminal homicides. And this ratio does not even take into account the tens of thousands of lives needlessly lost in gun suicides and unintentional shootings that year."
 
quote: The study, Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use, shows that private citizens are far more likely to use guns to harm others or themselves than to use them to kill in self-defense. The study finds that in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, there were only 259 justifiable homicides involving a private citizen using a firearm and that 13 states reported zero justifiable firearm homicides that year. That same year, there were 8,342 criminal firearm homicides.

Comparing these numbers, in 2012 for every justifiable homicide in the United States involving a gun, guns were used in 32 criminal homicides. And this ratio does not even take into account the tens of thousands of lives needlessly lost in gun suicides and unintentional shootings that year.
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"The article highlights numerous examples of what appear to be very chummy relationships between the USTR and the "cleared advisors" from places like the RIAA, the MPAA and the ESA."

To quote a favorite Disney character, "I think I'm gonna have a heart attack and die from 'not surprised.' "
Back in 2013, we wrote about a FOIA lawsuit that was filed by William New at IP Watch. After trying to find out more information on the TPP by filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, and being told that they were classified as...
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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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