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Rationalists are those, whose thinking is strictly guided by the laws of logic.
Rationalists only accept as true, that which has been proven to be true,
through the application of the scientific method.




Neo's Daily Blog
(politics, religion, and science)



1/20/19

The "magma chamber" model of volcanism is being challenged by a new model called ...

"mush reservoirs"


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1/18/19

So what are some of the ways that the Trump administration is considering
to pay for their farm bailout (12 billion dollars)?

Cutting food stamps to jobless people

This was the funniest line from the article:

"the 'plentiful' employment opportunities he says now exist."

Sure ... if you're willing to move to China or India.

And here's a line that exposes that blatant hypocrisy for what it is:

"The executive proposal would circumvent a $870 billion farm bill
set to cross President Trump's desk this week,
legislation that contains no such change in work requirements.
"

They get paid "not to work" (plant)
and they just got a 12 billion-dollar taxpayer handout.
but they tend to vote Republican while most jobless people likely don't vote at all.


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1/17/19

The U.S. stands nearly alone against the U.N. over abortion

"“We do not recognize abortion as a method of family planning,
nor do we support abortion in our reproductive health assistance.
"

That U.S. statement is easily proven to be a lie.
Our Supreme Court has granted abortion rights to American women since 1973.
But then again ... lying is what the Trump administration does best.


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1/16/19

U.S. women get worse healthcare than in other wealthy nations

And just to add insult to injury ...
they pay more for the privilege of getting that crappy healthcare.


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1/15/19

U.S. is now among the deadliest countries for journalists

This shouldn't be a big surprise considering that
the president of the U.S. is riling the morons
by calling the media "The Enemy of the People."


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1/14/19

Farm Bill criminalizes the sale of dog and cat meat in the U.S.

I wish reincarnation were true, if only for one reason:
to see Iowa Representative, Steve King - reborn as a dog on a meat farm.


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1/13/19

Trump's "charity" foundation is shutting down ...

but the New York state lawsuit continues

It's hard to believe that tens of millions of Americans can still be this stupid.
If you have ever wondered how Hitler pulled off what he did in 1930's Germany,
just watch Trump and you'll see how easy it is.


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1/12/19

Google follows Amazon into New York

"Tech companies are coming to the realization that the Bay Area,
which has traditionally been the major center of tech activity in the US,
is getting expensive and crowded
 "

So to get away from the expensive and crowded environment, they chose ...

NEW YORK CITY!
(These bullshit artists are soooooooo easy to expose)

"A lot of vendors are coming to the realization
that we can probably find top talent elsewhere at a more affordable costs
 ”

That’s why they’ve moved so many of their operations and jobs ... overseas.

What they aren’t telling you is, that like Amazon,
they are getting huge tax breaks to bring their businesses to New York.
It is the taxpayers who are paying to keep these jobs in America.

California didn’t fall for it.
That’s why they have to move out to where the suckers are.


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1/11/19

Trump passes out more taxpayer money (Socialism) to his loyal farmers ...

for not planting (doing nothing)

Let's do the math: To enrich the wealthy, Trump imposes tariffs.
But the money doesn't come from those who should be paying (the farmers) ...

it comes from us


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1/10/19

JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon



Dimon admitted that another recession would be good for business.

Which business?

His business ... banking (3:15)


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1/9/19



The Sierra Nevada snowpack (in Eastern California) will be reduced by 79% ...

by the end of the century

Show of hands: How many of you think
that any rich dudes will be lining up to buy
one of the many ski resorts in that mountain range?


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1/8/19

Why don't we have Medicare For All?

Because Insurance Companies, Big Pharma, Hospitals, etc. own congressmen;
and guess who those congressmen work for?

Hint: it ain't you (4:18)


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1/7/19

Global Warming is already forcing millions to flee ...

and it's only going to get worse ... fast

"The U.S. military views climate change as a threat multiplier,
one that is likely to worsen already existing weaknesses of government and poverty.
"


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1/5/19



The most dishonest administration in U.S. history ... strikes again

Once Fox "News" is officially designated as America's State News Agency
this kind of story will become commonplace.


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1/4/19



Christians retain control of U.S. government ...

but are at their lowest level in modern times

Baby steps


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1/3/19

Sears will be closing stores and laying off employees ...

while giving multi-million dollar bonuses to executives (video - 2:33)

Nothing new to see here folks ... move along.


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1/2/19

Rural hospitals failing ... mostly in Red States (4:31)

Keep voting Republican. The rich sure do appreciate ... YOUR SUPPORT!


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1/1/19

Trump goes after undocumented workers ...

but not their employers


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12/31/18

Generic drug-makers sued for price-fixing.

It's the largest cartel in American history


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12/30/18

Richard Wolff on the purge of Communists, Socialists, and Unionists after WW2 (29:50)

This is the history that the Oligarchy prefers that you not know about.


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12/29/18

Saudi Arabia, U.S., Russia, and Kuwait are fighting scientists and climate report

Oil tycoons flex their muscles and continue to drive billions of people to their doom ...

all for more money


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12/28/18

Egyptian leader, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi



al-Sisi attempts to mimic Xi Jinping by removing term-limits

All over the world, Democracy is in full retreat


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12/27/18

Republicans are attacking Democracy wherever it rears its ugly head

Thank God we have Republicans to keep us safe from Democracy


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12/25/18

President of France, Emmanuel Macron



Macron turns out to be just another Oligarch in disguise

The "Yellow Vest" protests over the fuel tax were just the last straw.
What was the first straw?

A French journalist tells us about Macron's tax giveaway to the rich (8:48)


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12/22/18

58% of Republicans believe that higher education is bad for America.

You thought I was joking ... didn't you? (4:26)

Houston!


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12/21/18

You'll never believe what I found on the internet ...

Trump stole his "Make America Great Again" from Ronald Reagan 36 years earlier.



Well, the morons fell for it the first time ... so why not try it again?
But knowing how much conservatives have been dumbed down,
Republicans were smart enough to shorten it to "#MAGA!"


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