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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)



11/17/19

The U.S. Bible Belt is also ...



the porn capital of America

Is anyone surprised?

I'm not


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11/16/19

Here is a great analogy
for comparing socialism with capitalism:

The Prisoner's Dilemma

It all boils down to this ...

Cooperation v. Competition


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11/15/19

Plants can warn their neighbors when they are under attack ...

by using airborne chemicals


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11/14/19

Researchers grow muscle cells on edible fibers

We ain't there yet ... but we're gettin' there.


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11/13/19

Bolivian president Evo Morales



America likely forced out, socialist  Bolivian president Evo Morales

The masses have no idea how to defend themselves against the Oligarchs.
Socialism is being defeated all over the world (falling like a row of dominoes).

More details - this time it wasn't the oil but the natural gas.

The Trump of Bolivia strikes!

And another domino falls in the relentless onslaught of the worldwide Oligarchy.
Whenever you see someone with a Bible in one hand and waving a Flag in the other ...

RUN!


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11/10/19

Trump admin attacks free lunches for poor kids (3:56) ...

because the rich need more money

Child poverty rates among the world's wealthiest nations:

Notice where the richest country on Earth is


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11/9/19

Republicans push through another unqualified judge
as they continue to stack the courts with ...

rubber stamp sycophants

We will be screwed for decades to come (notice how young they all are).


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11/8/19

Vox video (10:07) on Stock buybacks

The masses had better wise up soon ...
or the consequences will be catastrophic.


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11/7/19

Kentucky governor Matt Bevin



Bevin refuses to step down after losing the election ...

and is taking his defeat to court

What we just witnessed is a preview of the 2020 presidential election
and what will happen if Trump loses.

All Trump's jokes about not leaving office
don't seem so funny any more ...

do they?


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11/6/19

I didn't post this because of anything
that Robert Reich said about the 2020 election.
The important thing to learn from this article is that
he painted a perfect picture of how the Oligarchy ...

controls the masses


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11/5/19

Republican's most recent efforts to dissolve the ACA involve ...

the court system (6:21)

Republicans don't work for Americans.
They work for their donors (big business and the rich).
So keep voting Republican. The rich sure do appreciate ...

YOUR SUPPORT!


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11/4/19

The 400 richest US households
paid a lower tax rate than the bottom 50% ...

for the first time in U.S. history

Trump's Christmas gift to the rich in December 2017
was the push that sent them over the top ...

and now they are looking for more


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11/2/19

Proof that most Republicans live in ...

an alternate universe (5:08)

These people (Trumpers) are seriously mentally ill
and they are bringing all of us down with them.


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11/1/19

Father tries to exorcise the demons out of his 6-year-old son ...

and kills him in a horrifyingly painful way

"51% of Americans actually believe in demon possession,
with 46% confident in the power of exorcism.
"

First I had to suffer through the horror story of what this dad did to his kid
and then I had to learn that I am living in a sea of insanity.

BATTLE STATIONS!


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10/31/19

Trump supporters (farmers) get scorched by his trade wars
resulting in a huge increase in suicides and bankruptcies;
and it would have been far worse if not for taxpayers
bailing them out with billions in socialism.

Make America Great Again! (4:56)

Well, to paraphrase the Bible in a way that farmers can understand ...

"You reap what you sow."

(how much you wanna bet they will still vote for him?)


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10/30/19

John Quincy Adams (6th president of the U.S.)



Oath of Office

So much for the lie that Christian Supremacists attempt to spread.


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10/29/19

WW2 deaths by country (2:40)

For those of you who are interested in going farther back in time:

WW1 deaths by country (2:32)

Humans ... we have to talk


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10/28/19

A brief history explaining how and why ...

Evangelicals sold their souls for 30 pieces of silver

These people do not possess the mental maturity to be allowed the privilege to vote.
But since the concept of democracy requires that they be allowed to participate
the only solution is to discover what the hell is wrong with these people, and more importantly ...

How do we fix them?


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10/27/19

Who would you guess bears most of the costs of alcohol abuse?

Non-drinkers

And we won't even get into the non-financial costs.


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10/26/19

Trump continues his attacks against the press
but actual fake news (like Fox) gets a pass.

Trump orders Federal agencies not to renew subscriptions to the NYT & Washington Post

Shutting down dissent is essential to any dictator's survival


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10/25/19

Sea level rise revised to be worse than previously determined

Still, the rich refuse to stop the destruction of Earth.
If the people don't start fighting back soon ...

there will be nothing left to fight for


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10/24/19

David Pakman video (6:32) on Trump's threat ...

to take away the press credentials of major newspapers

Straight out of the Dictator's Handbook.
And Republicans are making it all possible.
Each and every one of them should be tried for treason.


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10/23/19

Killing humans for fun and profit:

US weapons are the main source of the illegal arms trade on the dark web

It's what we here in America do best: kill for profit ...
and then claim we are better than everyone else.


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10/21/19

History of Russia's switch from a socialist-dominated economy to a ...

capitalist-dominated economy


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10/20/19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson



He has been called "The Trump of England"
and now he lives up I mean down to that moniker ...

If he doesn't get his way, he will refuse to obey the law

How did humans get to this point
where half of us will support demogogues?

Behold ... the awesome power of brainwashing


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10/19/19

Whenever Republicans try to snow you
with that line about being huge "State's Rights" supporters,
just show them this ...

The EPA, under Trump, attacks California's attempts to defend itself

The EPA, since Trump took charge, has attacked Americans constantly
rolling back all our protections for clean air, water, etc.
so that "The Big Boys" can make more profits.

Let's watch Miss Betty Bowers
(self-proclaimed "America's Best Christian")
explain how Republicans view ...

"State's Rights" (3:12)


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10/18/19

Trump administration dropping Obama-era "Clean Water Rule"

They've taken most of our money, shipped our jobs overseas,
and now they want to take away our drinkable water and breathable air.

Wouldn't it be a lot easier just to kill us quickly?


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