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Norton

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the Wastelands
Jul 15, 2013 - 08:33pm PT
duh

and just why do you suppose they did that, for the first time in history, TGT?

rSin

Trad climber
calif
Jul 15, 2013 - 08:37pm PT
you mean the christians in congress found a chance to attack the poor in the interest of providing for the rich whoms every wish is their concern
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Jul 15, 2013 - 09:43pm PT
Norton...Give TGT some slack...he's high on endorphins after riding from Covina to Long Beach...RJ
rSin

Trad climber
calif
Jul 15, 2013 - 09:48pm PT
lots of nice spots on that 57 you can pull out into when your girl needs a quick go round
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jul 15, 2013 - 10:37pm PT
Check this out. I thought I would post it up before our wingnut brethren tells us how that Black commie muslim nazi terrorist socialist kenyan president is going to give voting rights to all the illegals in this country. Wait for it, wait for it. You know this lie is too juicy for them not to believe.





Bachmann urges ‘spanking’ for Obama to take away his ‘magic wand’

By Stephen C. Webster
Monday, July 15, 2013 13:21 EDT



President Barack Obama (D) may throw the 2014 House races to his Democratic allies by producing a “magic wand” that grants non-citizens the right to vote in U.S. elections, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said in a video published Monday.

“It’s my prediction that the House Republicans could put themselves in a position where they could actually lose the gavel in 2014,” she said in footage published by the right-wing conspiracy website WorldNetDaily. “Because I think the president, even by executive order, could again wave his magic wand before 2014. And he’d say, ‘Now all of the new legal Americans are going to have voting rights.’ Why do I say that? He did it in 2012. Do you remember?”

Despite the congresswoman’s allegations, the president actually announced last June that he’d issued an executive order placing undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children by no fault of their own as the lowest priority for deportation — a clear exercise of executive power.


His order had nothing to do with granting non-citizens the right to vote, but it did ensure that young immigrants who graduated from high school in the U.S. or served in the military will not be sent away. The president has continued to emphasize the role of Congress in passing comprehensive immigration reform ever since.

Despite the facts, Bachmann — who once accused a House colleague of being in league with the Muslim Brotherhood and is pretty sure Obama’s ultimate goal is to impose Sharia Law on the whole world — charged ahead with her latest conspiracy theory. “Anyone was here as a Latina under age 30, he said you get to vote,” she claimed. “What? He decides you get to vote? If he did it in 2012, know — take it to the bank — he’ll do it in 2014.”

“And then guess what’ll happen?” Bachmann continued. “Democrat in the White House. Democrats controlling the Senate. Democrats controlling the House. At that point they will change election law and it will be almost impossible to ever see a Republican majority again. Do we get how important this is? I’m not crying wolf here.”

She added that the president’s “magic wand” is so troublesome that someone needs to give him “a spanking” and “take it out of his hand.”

Bachmann announced in May that she’s not planning to seek a fifth term in Congress. She insisted during her announcement that the decision has nothing to do with an ongoing ethics probe — which she’d previously been hesitant to discuss — looking at how she used donor funds during her run for the presidency.

This video is from World Net Daily, published Monday, July 15, 2013, snipped by liberal watchdog group Right Wing Watch.
rSin

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calif
Jul 17, 2013 - 02:35am PT
she just really misses out on the good man handling that goes begging when daddy spends all his time trying to talk homosexuals out of being themselves
rSin

Trad climber
calif
Jul 17, 2013 - 03:36am PT
Because the government doesn't already wield enough power over what we see and hear, the reform of a decades-long ban on domestic propaganda will this month unleash thousands of hours a week of government-funded TV and radio programs trumpeting, of course, their singularly patriotic point of view. The reform of the Smith-Mundt Act, once famously urged by Sen. William Fulbright to "take (its) rightful place in the graveyard of Cold War relics," will allow "a vast ocean" of programming by Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and other media, now heard in over 100 countries, to be heard as well at home. Some critics worry expanded U.S. programming may be used to influence public opinion to "protect a key friendly center of gravity, to wit US national will," or to "shape the essential narrative of a conflict" - a.k.a., lie about how well our wars are going - but a spokesman insists the agencies will "present fair and accurate news." So not to worry.

Credit: rSin
rSin

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calif
Jul 17, 2013 - 03:40am PT
ormer two-term GOP Senator Gordon Humphrey of New Hampshire emailed Edward Snowden yesterday [emphasis added]:


Mr. Snowden,

Provided you have not leaked information that would put in harms way any intelligence agent, I believe you have done the right thing in exposing what I regard as massive violation of the United States Constitution.

Having served in the United States Senate for twelve years as a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, the Armed Services Committee and the Judiciary Committee, I think I have a good grounding to reach my conclusion.

I wish you well in your efforts to secure asylum and encourage you to persevere.

Kindly acknowledge this message, so that I will know it reached you.

Regards,
Gordon J. Humphrey
Former United States Senator
New Hampshire

After I contacted Sen. Humphrey to confirm its authenticity, he wrote to me [emphasis added]:

Mr. Greenwald,

Yes. It was I who sent the email message to Edward Snowden, thanking him for exposing astonishing violations of the US Constitution and encouraging him to persevere in the search for asylum.

To my knowledge, Mr. Snowden has disclosed only the existence of a program and not details that would place any person in harm's way. I regard him as a courageous whistle-blower.

I object to the monumentally disproportionate campaign being waged by the U.S. Government against Edward Snowden, while no effort is being made to identify, remove from office and bring to justice those officials who have abused power, seriously and repeatedly violating the Constitution of the United States and the rights of millions of unsuspecting citizens.

Americans concerned about the growing arrogance of our government and its increasingly menacing nature should be working to help Mr. Snowden find asylum. Former Members of Congress, especially, should step forward and speak out.

Regards,
Gordon Humphrey

Snowden's reply to Sen. Humphrey:


Mr. Humphrey,

Thank you for your words of support. I only wish more of our lawmakers shared your principles - the actions I've taken would not have been necessary.

The media has distorted my actions and intentions to distract from the substance of Constitutional violations and instead focus on personalities. It seems they believe every modern narrative requires a bad guy. Perhaps it does. Perhaps, in such times, loving one's country means being hated by its government.

If history proves that be so, I will not shy from that hatred. I will not hesitate to wear those charges of villainy for the rest of my life as a civic duty, allowing those governing few who dared not do so themselves to use me as an excuse to right these wrongs.

My intention, which I outlined when this began, is to inform the public as to that which is done in their name and that which is done against them. I remain committed to that. Though reporters and officials may never believe it, I have not provided any information that would harm our people - agent or not - and I have no intention to do so.

Further, no intelligence service - not even our own - has the capacity to compromise the secrets I continue to protect. While it has not been reported in the media, one of my specializations was to teach our people at DIA how to keep such information from being compromised even in the highest threat counter-intelligence environments (i.e. China).

You may rest easy knowing I cannot be coerced into revealing that information, even under torture.

With my thanks for your service to the nation we both love,

Edward Snowden

rSin

Trad climber
calif
Jul 17, 2013 - 03:40am PT
I hereby resign in protest effective immediately.

I have served the post-911 Military Industrial complex for 10 years, first as a soldier in Baghdad, and now as a defense contractor.

I have always believed that if every foot soldier threw down his rifle war would end. I hereby throw mine down.At the time of my enlistment, I believed in the cause. I was ignorant, naďve, and misled. The narrative, professed by the state, and echoed by the mainstream press, has proven false and criminal. We have become what I thought we were fighting against.

Recent revelations by fearless journalists of war crimes including counterinsurgency “dirty” wars, drone terrorism, the suspension of due process, torture, mass surveillance, and widespread regulatory capture have shed light on the true nature of the current US Government. I encourage you to read more about these topics at the links I have provided below.

Some will say that I am being irresponsible, impractical, and irrational. Others will insist that I am crazy. I have come to believe that the true insanity is doing nothing. As long as we sit in comfort, turning a blind eye to the injustices of the world, nothing will change. It is even worse to play an active part, protesting all along that I am not the true criminal.

I was only a foot soldier, and am now a low level clerk. However, I have always believed that if every foot soldier threw down his rifle war would end. I hereby throw mine down.

Sincerely,

Brandon M. Toy
Stryker Engineering Project Management
General Dynamics Land Systems
Sterling Heights, Michigan

philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jul 17, 2013 - 05:49pm PT
Tea Party: Impregnated Rape Victims Who Abort Should Be Jailed As Long As Their Rapist
(VIDEO)
Author: Stephen D. Foster Jr. July 17, 2013 12:38 pm




This insane conservative wants to force rape victims to give birth to their rapist’s babies against their will or get the same punishment as the rapist. Photo of Scottie Hughes screen captured from TPNN’s video.
Rape is a horrifying crime that traumatizes over 60,000 women each year in America. It is estimated that 5% or more of these women become pregnant by their rapist. One can only imagine what a woman is going through when she learns that she is now carrying a totally unwanted pregnancy stemming from a traumatic event. Most women exercise their right to choose and get an abortion because they do not wish to go through nine months of additional torture to reward their rapist with a child that he may have custody rights to in an astounding 31 states. That means rapists can continue to stalk, harass, and torture their victims for many years after the initial rape occurred. That is one of many reasons why it is important that rape victims have the choice to end such a pregnancy.

But apparently the Tea Party sees things much differently, and outrageously so. Scottie Nell Hughes is the Director of the Tea Party News Network. And as an extreme conservative, she shares the same twisted views of anti-abortion fanatics. During a July 11th appearance on Viewpoint with John Fugelsang on Current TV, Hughes said that rape victims who end resulting pregnancies should be punished in the same manner as their rapists. In other words, prison. AND, they should serve the same amount of prison time.




FUGELSANG: “Let’s say Roe v. Wade is overturned and abortion becomes illegal. If a woman is raped and she goes to a doctor, and the doctor terminates the pregnancy – Please tell me who deserves the longest jail sentence? The rapist,the doctor or the woman? In order.”

HUGHES: “Across the board.”

FUGELSANG: “All three of them?”

HUGHES: “Go for it!”

Americans Against The Tea Party caught this exchange. Here’s the video:


This insane conservative wants to literally force raped women to give birth to their rapist’s babies against their will or get the same punishment as the rapist. How sick is that?! The Tea Party actually wants to treat raped women like the rapist who committed a real crime. Even the doctors who perform the abortions would be imprisoned. This is yet another ridiculous conservative quote about rape and rape victims and it’s beliefs such as these that have caused women to leave the GOP in droves. Such an offensive and totally unforgivable stance only demonstrates more than ever that Republicans have no problem helping rapists torture their victims. A woman gets raped, Republicans force her to give birth to her rapist’s baby, woman is then forced to give visitation rights to her own rapist, Republicans don’t give a damn about the child after it has been born and they certainly don’t give a damn about the woman. That’s what’s going on here.

Forcing a woman to go through nine excruciating months of pregnancy and a painful birth makes it really obvious that Republicans are aiding the rapist in his effort to have power over his victim. Considering Republican desires to subjugate women, one cannot help but wonder if Republicans enjoy helping rapists out. There has to be a reason why Republicans are so obsessed with rape. It’s not enough that a rape victim has been forced to do something by a criminal, she’s also being forced to reward her rapist with progeny by her own government. After a rape, women often have mental and emotional trauma in addition to physical trauma. Some even commit suicide because of the ordeal. By forcing women to carry rape pregnancies or serve prison time, Republicans would make the trauma even worse and it is likely that more women would resort to suicide. Abortion should always be an option for rape victims. They should always have a choice. And taking that choice away makes Republicans and Tea Party members like Hughes no better than the rapists. In fact, it makes them worse because instead of protecting the rights and health of raped women, the GOP is choosing to protect the vile interests of the rapist.



Read more: http://www.addictinginfo.org/2013/07/17/tea-party-raped-women-no-abortion-or-jail-time/#ixzz2ZLzoxrRm
jghedge

climber
Jul 17, 2013 - 06:00pm PT
"To my knowledge, Mr. Snowden has disclosed only the existence of a program and not details that would place any person in harm's way. "


Well, that settles that, then.


Hahahaha


"To my knowledge, Snowden has not disclosed the intel he bragged he had the ability to disclose, and that he stole, and is now desperately trying to defect to Russia with. Therefore there is absolutely nothing to worry about"
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jul 17, 2013 - 06:01pm PT
Credit: philo
dirtbag

climber
Jul 17, 2013 - 06:09pm PT
^^^^^^^^^^According to Bluering, it's their fault America is in the toilet.^^^^^^^^^^^
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Jul 17, 2013 - 07:11pm PT
The Republican Party is composed of nothing but traitors. Fact!
Dr. F.

Boulder climber
SoCal
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 17, 2013 - 07:14pm PT
They are willing to sink the ship to drown the Captain
It is the exact opposite of Patriotism, they are the enemy of the State
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Jul 17, 2013 - 07:16pm PT
Why is Dr. Sprock wrong about everthing..?
rSin

Trad climber
calif
Jul 17, 2013 - 07:20pm PT
cuz your not the salt of the earth...
Dr. F.

Boulder climber
SoCal
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 17, 2013 - 07:32pm PT
Dr. Sprock is not a real Doctor
He might of had some bad bath salts or something that messed him up
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Jul 17, 2013 - 07:35pm PT
It was the steady diet of day old Hostess fruit pies and horse glue that got him in that state..RJ
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jul 18, 2013 - 06:21am PT
Credit: philo
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