Monthly Archives: May 2014

US – Yeah, That And The Munchies – 4 May 2014

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/05/04/white-house-correspondents-dinner-transcript-of-obamas-remarks/ “Speaking of Rand Paul — (laughter) — Colorado legalized marijuana this year, an interesting social experiment. I do hope it doesn’t lead to a whole lot of paranoid people who think that the federal government is out to get … Continue reading

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US – $15 An Hour Needs To Be Proven Thinkable – The End Of The World Is Not Nigh – 4 May 2014

[Originally posted with a picture from the Facebook group US Uncut about Seattle’s $15/hr minimum wage legislation. I am reposting this without the graphic because US Uncut has apparently managed to rotate a new picture, which I was not reposting, … Continue reading

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Israel – US – Israeli “Apartheid” – Secretary Kerry, The Debate Is Really More Constrained By Poor Metaphors, Don’t You Think? – 3 May 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2014/04/29/kerry-apartheid-controversy-shows-limits-on-debate-over-israel/ Please. If anything it is this article which shows what the limits of debate about Israel are. US Secretary of State opened up a predictable diplomatic controversy by suggesting that Israel, if it continues present policies, could become an … Continue reading

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US – Gun Politics – Kennesaw Creates Its Own Crime Wave – 1 May 2014

http://www.heavy.com/news/2014/04/kennesaw-georgia-fed-ex-shooting-cobb-county/ In addition to these five fast-facts, add a sixth, namely that Kennesaw is that lovely Georgia town where a law is actually on the books _requiring_ its citizens to own a gun for self-defence. Gun boosters (I’ll be polite … Continue reading

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