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The problem with Socialism (news.yahoo.com)
by RayAmerica on 23 Sep 2010  447 comments, latest 2 days ago
Margaret Thatcher said it best: "The problem with socialism is that you always run out of someone else's money." Socialist Europe is collapsing under its own weight after years of...

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Music: What are you listening to this evening?
by jvolstad on 20 Mar 2017  386 comments, latest 4 hours ago

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National Political Incorrectness Day
by someone else on 19 Sep 2015  292 comments, latest 4 days ago
How about a national day where everyone is encouraged to say politically incorrect things? What would you say? You don't have to actually believe what you say, it just has...

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Bitcoin and Crypto-currency
by BayArea on 5 Nov 2017  256 comments, latest 10 hours ago
#investingHi guys, I'd like to start a conversation on crypto-currency, particularly Bitcoin.What do you all think about it from an investment point of view today? I have some buddies in...

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Memo - A big Nothing Burger (washingtonpost.com)
by Tim Aurora on 2 Feb 2018  212 comments, latest 3 days ago
It is an opinion of one man who* Was a part of Trump Transition Team* Did a midnight run for the President* Did not see the underlying documentHis opinion* Steele...

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The Economic Cost of gun nut retards
by errc on 15 Feb 2018  206 comments, latest 8 hours ago
Yesterday another gun nut slaughtered 17 innocent Americans in Florida. Let’s do a Cost Benefit AnalysisHigh school kids have ~50 years of unrealized labor potential, at a ballpark of 50k...

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'Alt-Right' Trolls Weaponized Irony to Spread Fascism (twitter.com)
by jazz_music on 9 Feb 2018  183 comments, latest 5 days ago
This is the new ugliness.[May 23, 2017] Earlier this month, hundreds of so-called alt-right protesters occupied the rotunda at Boston Common in the name of free speech. The protest included...

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2nd Amendment Discussion
by CajunSteve on 17 Feb 2018  115 comments, latest 8 hours ago
With all the talk about the school shootings, let's take a look at what the 2nd Amendment actually says:"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free...

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The Lesson From Today's School Shooting
by TwoScoopsPlissken on 14 Feb 2018  110 comments, latest 17 hours ago
Homeschool your kids. Don't leave them at the mercy of an impersonal institution run by professional morons.

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Funny cat pictures thread
by zzyzzx on 12 Feb 2013  91 comments, latest 3 days ago

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about
by Patrick on 9 Feb 2015  86 comments, latest 6 days ago
There is one main rule. Violating it will get your comment deleted.Don't talk about the other users. That just turns into flame wars. Don't even use the word "you" if...

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Yay, Inflation! (cnbc.com)
by TwoScoopsPlissken on 14 Feb 2018  81 comments, latest 4 days ago
Consumer prices jump much more than forecast, sparking inflation fearsThe Consumer Price Index, a key indicator of inflation trends, jumped 0.5 percent in January, well above market expectations.Markets reacted sharply...

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Feminism Update
by TwoScoopsPlissken on 30 Mar 2017  79 comments, latest 7 days ago
Using Hijab as a symbol of the Women's March: This garment is a symbol of FREEDOM! for Women. Mike Pence doesn't go to social events without his wife to avoid...

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Aah -Russian collusion evidence finally? (breitbart.com)
by lostand confused on 9 Feb 2018  67 comments, latest 7 days ago
http://www.breitbart.com/big-g

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Why I'm glad ObamaCare is dead and single payer along with it
by Goran_K on 6 Feb 2018  60 comments, latest 6 days ago
4.5 years! Hope that brain cancer clears up on its own!

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When You're a Twisted Effeminate Trust-Fund Twit of a Precedent, Even a Mass Murder Scene is a Campaign Event!
by APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch on 17 Feb 2018  49 comments, latest 13 hours ago
Only the sickest most twisted piece of shit in the universe could line up hospital staff who've had to receive the bodies of 17 dead teenagers and force them to...

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"The gun debate would change in an instant if Americans witnessed the horrors that trauma surgeons confront every day." (highline.huffingtonpost.com)
by HEYYOU on 18 Feb 2018  49 comments, latest 8 hours ago
No matter how devastating the damage from bullets may be to Republicans & their loved ones, 2nd Amendment! U.S.A.! 2nd Amendment! U.S.A.! 2nd Amendment! U.S.A.!http://highline.huffing

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Tuvalu gains land mass (phys.org)
by TwoScoopsPlissken on 9 Feb 2018  49 comments, latest 6 days ago
The Pacific nation of Tuvalu—long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels—is actually growing in size, new research shows.A University of Auckland study...
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