U.S. wastes $34 billion in Afghan and Iraq... →
The United States has wasted some $34 billion on service contracts with the private sector in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a study being finalized for Congress. The findings by a bipartisan congressional commission were confirmed to Reuters by a person familiar with the draft of the study, which is due to be completed in coming weeks. The analysis by the Commission on...
The battle under way in America is not between religion and science. It is not...– Chris Hedges (via azspot)
The Atheist That Hates: Things I've learned from... →
goodreasonnews: hatefulatheist: - People are way too amused by the idea of an Atheist named Christian. - People don’t understand that Atheists are not devil worshippers/Satan/demons. - People like to talk about Tyler the Creator a lot (rapper) simply because he’s Atheist. - People often have to express shock and disbelief at… - Every idiot thinks they’re the first person to ever wonder if...
Morality is doing what is right regardless of what...
The Sociology of Gay Politics: Gay marriage, pot... →
gaypolitics: (Denver) Colorado’s position as a key battleground state in the 2012 presidential race comes with a wrinkle neither party seems to like: A freewheeling ballot initiative tradition that could put both legalizing marijuana and gay marriage before voters on Election Day next year.
Dollywood employee bars pro-gay T-shirt →
A lesbian patron at Dollywood was forced to turn her pro-gay shirt inside out when a park employee deemed it inappropriate for a “family park.” From 365Gay Oh, Dollywood. Please don’t let them take my shirt.
Progressives: Definition Of The Day, By Bradlee... →
From The New Civil Rights Movement
Dave Zirin on NFL Players’ "Remarkable" Labor... →
Professional football is back in action after the resolution of a labor standoff that brought the National Football League to a halt for 18 weeks. The NFL players’ union has voted to unanimously approve an agreement with team owners that makes several changes to promote player health and safety, including limiting of on-field practice time and contact, and increasing the number of off-days for...
A Peoples’ History of Sports As Seen Through the... →
From The Nation
Depressing Facts: Westboro Baptist Church's... →
sageoflogic: depressingfacts: lol-tits: muchtoocynical: cute-science: It now redirects to gaychat.com. Check it out for yourself. I find this to be absolutely hilarious, it’s irony at its best. I hold much contempt for groups such as theirs. But I still think this is still wrong. Why? Because I value the individual’s right… No it doesn’t, here’s the actual...
The Title for the 2011 NFL Season
A hell of a fucked up year!
How the Tea Party Exploits Liberals’ Weaknesses... →
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Teens Often Homeless: Study →
Gay, lesbian or bisexual teens are more vulnerable to homelessness than their heterosexual peers, new study results show. Researchers from Children’s Hospital Boston found that one-quarter of gay and lesbian high school students are homeless, and these homeless teens are more likely to be on their own, without the support or supervision of their parents or guardians. From MedicineNet
Will Debt Drama Drive You To A Third Party? →
As the standoff continues between Republicans and Democrats over spending and the debt ceiling, Americans appear increasingly frustrated with both political parties. Recent polls show that a majority of Americans say a third party is needed. From NPR Personally, we need 10 or more Political Parties in America.
Republican Senator Admits That He Wants To Bring... →
In a Monday evening interview on Hardball With Chris Matthews on MSNBC, Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah admitted that he wants to bring America to its knees if an amendment is not passed in Congress that would force Americans to live under conservative governance despite which party the people elects. From AddictingInfo
Glenn Beck Compares Norway Shooting Victims To... →
Strangely, on his July 25 radio program, Glenn Beck smeared the victims of this tragedy by comparing them to Hitler youth, saying: “As the thing started to unfold and there was a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like the Hitler Youth. Who does a camp for kids that’s all about politics? Disturbing.” So happy this dumb motherfucker is off TV! From StopBeck
Time Travel’s Not Possible, Say Scientists →
A team of physicists has determined that we’ll never, ever be able to visit bygone eras, because nothing can travel faster than the speed of light—just like Albert Einstein said. Guess you’ll never get to tackle Gavrilo Princip and thwart World War I or make out with Clark Gable after all. Based at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the scientists focused on measuring...
RELBOG! REBLOG! This is a fucking public service...
abigmanblog: If you’re under 18, don’t put nude pics of yourself on the internet. If you’re US citizen, you’re breaking a federal law. If you are caught, you get charged
Boehner briefed Limbaugh on debt plan →
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) outlined the GOP’s debt-ceiling plan to conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh on Monday before showing it to his conference. So Rush help runs the GOP? From The Hill
Phillies to say “It Gets Better” (finally) →
In the end, it seems DeSean Jackson’s stupidity helped do some good after all. I was pleased to see that MLB teams began to create their own “It Gets Better” videos to help combat bullying. The San Francisco Giants were the first to complete theirs, followed by the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox. In addition, the Seattle Mariners and Minnesota Twins have announced plans to make videos as...
"We have a right to insist to be free and brave":... →
sageoflogic: abaldwin360: [SOURCE] Think the calamity developing in Washington over raising the debt ceiling is just an American problem? Well think again! The rest of the world, realizing that their economic prosperity is directly link to what happens in Washington DC, are… I am loling so hard right now xD Not that international displeasure has ever registered with...
Five ways US default would hit your pocketbook →
Humans, by nature, are manipulative and dangerous...