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Enjoy your kinda master/slave college basketball

From here:

College sports are, at their core, a giant ponzi scheme. The system is unapologetically rigged so that major universities, and an organization run by mostly privileged older white men, can reap tremendous profits from the athletic exploits of significantly less privileged 18-to-22–year-old mostly black men.

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Fracking is a symptom of our sick animal condition

From Bloomberg:

Big Oil Pressured Scientists Over Fracking Wastewater’s Link to Quakes

What other animal would fuck up its own water supply for money?  And trigger earthquakes?  

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Going backwards on police reform

From the Daily Beast here:

Two state lawmakers want to make resisting arrest a felony. They believe it would lower the chance of it happening.

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NY's Chuck Schumer is the anti-Elizabeth Warren and he's rising!

From the Daily Beast here:

The New York senator’s ascension would be good news for Wall Street—his top five contributors from 1989 through 2014 were the employees and political action committees of Goldman Sachs ($543,000), Citigroup Inc.

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Have a shot of Roundup with a fracking fluid chaser

Headline from Huffpo:

Monsanto Advocate Says Roundup Is Safe Enough To Drink, Then Refuses To Drink It

I remember when the idea that a large corporation would poison Americans in their pursuit of profit was considered a lunatic idea, but my the times they are a changing.

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Working hard for peace!

Headline from the Guardian here:

Israel killed more Palestinians in 2014 than in any other year since 1967

Netanyahu is killing it in so many ways.

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Elizabeth Warren exposing Wall St fellaters in Democratic primary

From Reuters here:

(Reuters) – Big Wall Street banks are so upset with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call for them to be broken up that some have discussed withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in symbolic protest, sources familiar with the discussions said.

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