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



4/16/19

Republicans are solidifying control over the American judiciary ...

for generations to come (5:19)

That was the real prize in the 2016 election.

UPDATE

The Senate invokes the "nuclear option" to accelerate the conservative takeover ...

of the judicial branch


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4/15/19

The recent scandal involving rich parents,
paying to get their kids into prestigious schools,
is only a distraction to disguise a far, far bigger scandal ...

Corporations charge as much for online education
as schools do for classroom education



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4/13/19

Russia to criminalize freedom of speech

Near the end of the article, leaders tried to spin it, but it wasn't very convincing.

Russians have already had their brief fling with Democracy taken away from them.
Now they are losing freedom of speech.
Putin has returned Russia back to the time of the Czars ...

only with nuclear weapons

UPDATE 3/19/19

No surprise ... it passed

Trump must be creaming in his pants.

UPDATE 3/19/19

Watching Putin, caused Republican's saliva to collect at the corners of their mouths.
This next story appeared less than 2 hours after the story reporting that Putin had signed the bill.
So now Republicans increase their attacks against free speech ... the American Way (lawsuits)

Republican congressman Devin Nunez sues Twitter for 250 million

This is why control of the judiciary was so crucial to Trump and Republicans.
For decades to come, the young, ultra-conservative judges they have installed
will interpret the law, the way that the rich NEED them to interpret the law.

We are soooooooooo screwed


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4/12/19

The U.S. is embarrassed again by a world report on the status of women ...

"With a score of 83.75, the US sits behind Mexico, Colombia, and Zimbabwe"

Zimbabwe?

How embarrassing is that!


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4/11/19

The anti-vax movement is being manipulated by Demagogues and Populists

These are the idiots responsible for many deaths and much suffering


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4/10/19

H&R Block and Intuit (TurboTax's parent) use 'bought' Congressmen ...

to block the IRS from providing free tax services

The wolves are running the hen house.
Quit your bitchin' America: this couldn't be happening ...

without your support


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4/8/19

I had thought that,
dangerous anti-vax nonsense
stretched across both ends of the political spectrum.
But no longer ...

Apparently, in an attempt to increase their dwindling base
by appealing to the most gullible voters,
the Republicans have decided to own it.

Arizona Republicans push dangerous anti-vax bills

It's amazing how low an entire political party can sink.
But if treason didn't embarrass them ...

why would a bunch of dead kids?


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4/6/19

While this story is just a plug for Bernie Sanders by Robert Reich,
the reason it is worth reading, is because ...

this is an excellent history lesson on the American Oligarchy

As the part about Russia should have made clear,
the Oligarchy is not only America's greatest enemy ... but mankind's as well.

BATTLE STATIONS!


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4/5/19

Correlation may indicate causation, or ...

it may not


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4/4/19

Matthew 22:21 ...
"... Then saith he unto them,
Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's;
and unto God the things that are God's.
"

So why the hell won't Churches pay taxes?
For Christ's sake ... even their own Bible tells them to do that.


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4/3/19

Public healthcare outperforms private healthcare, not only outside the U.S. ...

but inside the U.S. as well (4:28)


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4/2/19

Researchers document unicellular to multicellular evolution in algae ...

in response to predation


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4/1/19

The election of Donald Trump has emboldened his base,
and exposed for all the world to see ...

the sick cancer that is still festering in the United States


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3/31/19

Amazon's record profit: $11 billion in 2018 after $6 billion in 2017 ...

and they only paid $1 billion in taxes ($0 to the Federal government)


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3/29/19

Robert Reich explains ...

how Socialism actually works in America

The rich capitalize profits and socialize losses


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3/28/19

Google is gobbling up land all across America.

The New World Order is here

The belief that Ford would never let this happen is so naive ...

that it is almost quaint


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3/26/19

In the top 1%, women make up ...

only a tiny fraction

Show of hands ... how many didn't already have that one figured out?


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3/25/19

Trump's base cheers when a "patriotic" American praises the idea of ...

a Trump dictatorship (3:28)

Just when you think it is impossible for Republicans
to sink any lower into the septic tank,
someone like this piece of human shit comes along
and proves that they haven't hit bottom yet.

But don't miss the main point: the thing to fear isn't just her ...

but the throngs of idiots who cheered her


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3/24/19

Insects are disappearing rapidly from the Earth.

Main causes include habitat loss and widespread pollution

The 6th worldwide extinction event is upon us; and this time ...

WE are the ones to blame


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3/23/19

By the end of the century, cities will experience the climate of cities ...

located hundreds of miles to the south




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3/22/19

For those of you who still believe that Republicans work for you
and not for the "Big Boys"; it would be worth your time to read this ...

Utah voted to expand Medicaid. Now, Republican legislators are blocking it.

But they want to thank all the people for their votes.
After all, without them ... this wouldn't be possible.


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3/20/19

What was the GOP's first bill after the shutdown?

Repeal the estate tax affecting the richest 0.2% (4:28)

They don't even try to hide their theft any more.
The only explanation for that is ...

they know that they OWN the conservative morons.


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