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20,000 assholes in pickup trucks in the desert will take down America!

From the Guardian here:

One of the most unchallenged, zany assertions during the war on terror has been that terrorists present an existential threat to the United States, the modern state and civilization itself.

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Doesn't Merck make the MMR vaccine?

From here:

In Australia, during the Vioxx class action suit brought against Merck, company emails were released revealing that Merck employees planned to “neutralize” and “discredit” doctors who criticized the drug.

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Beware incoming fascist fanning the flames of war!

Headline from Huffpo:

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Heads To Washington For Congress Speech

We gotta blow up Iran!
We gotta blow up the West Bank!
We gotta blow up Israel’s democracy!

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Crappy telecom Verizon reveals their key to customer service

From here:

Verizon issues statement in Morse code to protest net neutrality ruling

It is a stunning nugget of corporate propaganda that Verizon would protest net neutrality rules because it stifles their ability to offer great services to their customers.  

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A perfect post-9/11 headline

From Bloomberg:

JPMorgan Goes to War

The bank is building a new facility near the NSA’s headquarters to attract new talent

Excerpt:

“Convinced that it faces threats from governments in China, Iran, and Russia, and that the U.S.

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Because the Spook-Surveillance State doesn't work

From CBSnews.com:

How did “Jihadi John” slip through the cracks?

But of equal, if not greater long-term importance, the British government needs to answer questions about what drove a boy from West London to become the front-man for a terror group’s atrocities, and how he managed — in spite at least five years of monitoring by security services — to reach ISIS territory.

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Who will chip in to get Gov. Walker a flight to fight ISIS? I will!

Headline from Huffington Post:

Scott Walker Says He Can Take On ISIS Because He Took On Labor Unions

This is a win-win situation.

If Scott Walker gets medieval on ISIS and defeats them then we’re done with that collection of assholes.

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