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Draft Email to Parents

I don’t have enough peak minutes to talk on the phone much. But you need to put me above spending money on your dogs. I’m the one you created, and you have more money than at least 80% of Americans. 240 more words

Poverty

Ebola Was No Threat to U.S. Till Now. . .

- 18 September 2013 -

Janus:

Obama, the gift that keeps on giving. . .

America said on Tuesday that it would send 3,000 US troops to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which President Barack Obama called “a potential threat to global security”.

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World Affairs

What Recovery??

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/09/upshot/how-are-american-families-doing-a-guided-tour-of-our-financial-well-being.html

Incomes rose nicely in the 2010 to 2013 time frame for the top 10 percent of earners (who had a median income of $230,000 last year).

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Economy

Fake Carnage and Real Carnage

In the USA, we watch action movies for fun, confident that the carnage they portray is something that never really happens: buildings explode, but the good guy escapes, rescues the girl, saves the innocent townspeople from the bad guys, and everyone leaves the theater with a smile on their face. 861 more words

Politics

Should People Ever Be Fired For Their Political Views?

In these benighted United States, one of the more consequential stories of the past year was the resignation of Brendan Eich from his role as CEO of Mozilla Corporation after a heated protest movement had begun against him. 1,233 more words

Observation & Reflection

America's Priorities

Visit to the sleep doctor: $500

Custom orthotics: $350

.22 Beretta: $200

Ending your suffering in this shithole country: Priceless