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Number 759, February 23, 2014
It isn't really that surprising: underneath
the skin of every "progressive", there is a
would-be plantation-owner and slave-keeper,
struggling to get out.

When?
When?
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ARTICLES

The Impeachable Offenses of Barack Hussein Obama
by Terence James Mason
In 5 parts.
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Letters to the Editor
from David M. Brown, A.X. Perez, and T.J. Mason
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The Auction Block Comes to Colorado
by L. Neil Smith
The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution reads in part: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." Remember that, for later. In a story that recently made national news, a Colorado baker who, for reasons of Christian conscience, refused to make a wedding cake for a homosexual couple, has been ordered by a Denver administrative law judge (and exactly what the hell is an "administrative law judge", anyway?) to do so nonetheless—and make similar cakes for any other customers who request them—or face fines and possibly a stretch in prison. He will file reports and be watched closely from now on. I am not kidding.
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Doctoring Data on Kids and Guns
by C.D. Michel
That a medical student may have doctored data is both a crime and a terrible pun. But this is probably what happened when a student formerly from the University of Michigan Medical School presented a paper at the American Academy of Pediatrics convention, and the media apishly copied headlines about the paper's claims concerning the intersection of guns and kids. Since reporters are generally not well educated [should I end the sentence there] on criminology, statistics, robust data sources and the minutia of gun policy, they accepted the paper without scrutiny. So I'll have to roll-up my sleeves and dig into this one for the reporters who wouldn't.
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Atlantea The Beautiful No. 265
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 265 of a weekly cartoon series.
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Once again a guide to some of the more interesting next items I encountered this week:

Some good news here:

Activist Post: 10 Signs The Global Elite Are Losing Control
by Eric Blair

Karma is coming for the elite in a big way. As the Powers That Be head toward a devastating defeat in their war plans for Syria, signs are emerging that their rule over humanity is rapidly diminishing.

Over the last decade the global elite have been on a mad dash to consolidate power over the world. It's always been their plan like some evil villain in a comic book, but after 9/11 the plan went into overdrive and then turbo charged during the financial crisis of 2008.

Yet it's doomed to fail because humans are meant to be guided by their own free will, not controlled like livestock. The more the elite try to control humanity, the more entropy occurs. Entropy, for those who don't know, is the lack of order or predictability; a gradual decline into disorder.
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Golly! Hail Eris! All Hail Discordia!

And here is some more important news:

Identified! 'Major cause of climate change'
[short form: it's the sun doing it!]
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And it gets even better:

Scott Walker Responds to Attacks by Cutting Taxes, Again
by Grover Norquist

The leadership of the Republican House and Senate have both endorsed the size and shape of the tax cuts.

This is possible because of the success of Walker's policies that were enacted over the violent opposition of the labor unions and left in Wisconsin three years ago.

The success of his reforms led to this year's budget surplus of $912 million. After the tax cuts Wisconsin will be able to add $100 million to the rainy day fund, or as the State Senate prefers, held against contingencies. The governor's proposal would better protect taxpayers.
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And speaking of money, here is Good News if you are in "the one percent" (I don't know about you, but I sure am not!):

'Be Open-Handed Toward Your Brothers'
by Arthur C. Brooks

Since January 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has more than doubled. Last year brought the largest annual increase in the S&P 500 since the late 1990s. And the vast bulk of this sustained market surge has accrued to the extremely wealthy. According to New York University economist Edward Wolff, the top 10 percent of earners own 81 percent of stocks and mutual funds, 95 percent of financial securities, 92 percent of business equity, and 80 percent of non-home real estate. So it comes as little surprise that nearly all the real income growth that President Obama's "recovery" has generated would flow to the wealthiest Americans. According to University of California, Berkeley, economist Emmanuel Saez, 95 percent of all recovery gains have accrued to the much-vilified "top 1 percent."
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A fellow by the name of Kyle Marquis (@Moochava) notes:

Yearly reminder: unless you're over 60, you weren't promised flying cars. You were promised an oppressive cyberpunk dystopia. Here you go.
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