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Occupy This

An article titled “Unexplained, inexcusable”[0] has been recently floating around Facebook, and currently has over 100000 shares. The attached story explains how members of congress exempt from certain laws (e.g., sexual harassment laws) and can retain benefits of a full pension with only one term of office. Soldiers, on the other hand, come back mutilated from the horrors of&#133 Read the rest

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There are no Americans in Baghdad

“Please tell me everything is going to be all right”
The dollar is hitting all-time lows. Serious inflation of nearly every commodity has taken place in the past three years. Gold is hitting all time highs. The national debt in the US is higher than it has ever been, and it continues to rise. The markets have not seen&#133 Read the rest

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How To Get 48 Weeks of Vacation Per Year

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“Welcome back home.” The roar of a plane braking to a halt triggers a round of applause from my fellow American passengers.
We are not normal.
The airplane doors open and we all try to squeeze out as fast as possible even though we’ll all have to wait.
I have been next to many people for the last&#133 Read the rest

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Psychiatrist: “Mrs. Barnett, you’re son has autism.” Is that because he can prove an infinite series is convergent?

Psychiatrist: “Mrs. Barnett, you’re son has autism.” Is that because he can prove an infinite series is convergent?

This video was passed on to me: ignore the beck and focus on Jacob. I find beck intolerable, especially the sorts of things he says to Jacob, but if you focus on Jacob and his story, it is well worth sitting through beck’s non sequitors.

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The Next Generation of Media: The Fool

The next generation of media will not be defined by the type of sensationalism we see in the news today, but by backhanded sarcasm that evades the predetermined narrative of the mainstream media.
Using the guise of humor, these Fools are able to bypass the current standard of political correctness of “the mainstream media.” These Fools can completely evade&#133 Read the rest

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“Steroids are not the problem, they are just another side effect of being American….”

“Bigger, Stronger, Faster” is a 2008 documentary about the controversy surrounding steroid use in America. The first half systematically debunks myths about steroids (e.g., how they have been successfully used to keep HIV patients alive and well, the fact that all counter-evidence to general/medical use is correlational). The second half deals with the reason why Americans do steroids in&#133 Read the rest

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