Category Archives: Collapse of America

No social contract lasts forever. If government doesn’t last forever, what’s forever for?

Obama to expel legal Cuban immigrants I am surprised that this did not happen sooner – with Barack Obama withdrawing many of the sanctions against Cuba, it is hard to justify continuing automatic refugee status for Cubans that come to the United States. It does … Continue reading

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Nat Hentoff has died

Wikipedia (May require subscription) I’m not quite sure why I have the impression I’ve heard him on radio. He is one of a vanishing breed – people who think about issues, not just everything is the view of his … Continue reading

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Donald J Trump – January, 2017

Your open thread to discuss the new President

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The Department of Truth is not taking over the FCC

Alex Jones has no problem just making stuff up. When he doesn’t understand something, he just creates a theory, then starts embellishing and repeating it. The “Department of Truth” Amendment that Congress just passed and President Obama just signed reorganizes … Continue reading

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Plane carrying Russian military band crashes – 92 dead

Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea, killing 92 “I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections … we need to take action,” Obama said. “And we will – … Continue reading

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South Carolina legislator (R) wants to ban online porn Good luck with that! Best Buy in Pineville, NC has a gift for you as they look forward to people crossing the border to buy their computers. . … .”.’ . ‘. . ” “.’.:I:.’.. ‘. .’.:.:..,,:II:’.’.’.. ‘. .’:.’.:.:I:.:II:’.’.’.’.. … Continue reading

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What happens on Monday

Since it rarely is an issue, there is a lot of misunderstanding about the electoral vote that will happen on Monday. Most people know each state gets a number of votes equal to the number of House members plus the … Continue reading

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The North Carolina tsunami begins

The North Carolina Legislature has a veto proof Republican majority and will next year. Even bills like HB2 had Democratic Party support because the House members are more Conservative than partisan. The legislature is in special session in Raleigh pushing … Continue reading

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Bloomberg has a news story about a new service like Reddit, but “without the trolls”. Nothing is a troll magnet like telling people you don’t want trolls. I signed up of course – among the list of communities I might … Continue reading

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Wisconsin recount almost completed

Milwaukee County reported last night their recount is complete – however the count of absentee and provisional ballots is not – however with all the other recounting done, the various piles are sorted out. This was day 9 of the … Continue reading

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