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OMG, Americans have become such wusses about anybody protesting/dissenting

From CBS News:

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America — specifically when it comes to race relations.

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I feel bad for the Weiner

From the Daily Beast here:

Huma Abedin announced Monday morning that she is separating from her husband, Anthony Weiner, after it was revealed he sent sexually explicit messages to a woman last year.

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Football coach Rex Ryan has always been an ignorant f*cktard

From CBS News here:

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan said Sunday he believes players and coaches should stand for the anthem to show respect and give thanks to members of the armed forces.

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Surveillance isn't about safety it's about social control

From Slate here:

…the story out of the Leavenworth Detention Center in Kansas, in which a private prison system appears to have been committing a broad and systematic violation of the constitutional rights of its inmates.

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Fantastic headline placement!

From Slate:

Headline 1:

Watch Police Pepper Spray 84-Year-Old Black Woman in Her Own Home

Headline 2:

NFL’s Kaepernick Sits for Anthem, Says Flag Represents “Country That Oppresses Black People”

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Why is Bubba J. Clinton not called a racist for his welfare 'reform'?

From here:

Twenty years ago this week, President Bill Clinton signed a historic welfare reform bill formally known as the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act.

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Obamacare was never about you, it was about insurance company profit

From here:

In Healing America, probably the best book ever written about how different countries provide universal healthcare, T.R. Reid explains that functioning systems have a huge variety of characteristics but several “standard building blocks” — and one is that “financing healthcare must be a nonprofit endeavor.”

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