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How everything is f**ked and there's nothing you can do about it: Our broken political system

As a preface, let’s clear up a few things.

1. I am not depressed. Unless you count reading until my eyes bleed and maintaining an unpredictable sleep schedule as abnormal, I’m not going through a particularly rough patch in my life, and am in fact rather happy with my personal state of affairs. 3,247 more words

Domestic Issues

In early March 2005, I made one of the quickest – and most impacting – decisions in my life. I decided to drop my ambitions of gaining my Physics Bsc Degree, and to go back home. 1,400 more words

Disturbance

Surf & Turf: America's War on the Poor

As some of you may be aware, Missouri this week tried to carry on what is apparently now a Midwestern tradition of decent-sounding legislation that turns out to be morally cancerous upon the slightest inspection. 793 more words

Domestic Issues

Falling Behind

Australia, the land of a fair go. The egalitarian paradise thousands around the world dream of. That is the picture of Australia I wish was a reality, but due to the stubbornness of successive governments, it really is not. 821 more words

Politics

The Orwellian Re-Branding of "Mass Surveillance" as Merely "Bulk Collection" - The Intercept

Most Americans Right or Left is concerned about the programs the government has to get our information……NSA is doing pretty well at their program of “bulk collection”………in other words they will spy on us mere mortal Americans in the name of national security…..but they must be politically correct so mass surveillance becomes bulk collection……but read it for yourself……. 50 more words

Society

Your Week in Review (Feb. 27- Mar. 6)

Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe definitively proves that global warming is a hoax

Well guys, I was wrong. Here I was this time last week, soapboxing on about how undeniable the science behind climate change is undeniable, when unbeknownst to me, over on Capitol Hill, James Mountain Inhofe had actually proved me wrong a day earlier. 590 more words

Domestic Issues