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posted on Apr 17, 2015, 9 flags
Political Issues
" An Arkansas Senate committee this week is set to consider a bill that would reverse some online privacy protections for workers, undoing part of a social media rights law passed two years ago. The bill, passed by a 91-1 Arkansas House vote in February, would lift the ban on employers requiring employees to connect with them on social media, thereby allowing bosses to force workers to friend them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter. But some employers would be granted even more access to their employees’ accounts. The proposal, scheduled for a Senate labor committee hearing on Wednesday, would leave in place the earlier...
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posted on Apr 13, 2015, 17 flags
Politicians & People
"The Russian government has banned memes that “do not represent the personality" of the celebrities they mock. Which of course has nothing to do with Vladimir Putin. The government watchdog Roskomnadzor, said in a post on Russian social media site VKontake: “These ways of...
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 10 flags
Political Ideology
Maybe this goes into the prediction forum ? Here is how this is going to play out. Hilary will be the democrat, the other democrats cant beat her. Lets just get that out of the way. The republicans will battle between Jeb, Paul, Cruz, Rubio, Walker, Fiorina and maybe Trump but I doubt it. The republicans will...
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 6 flags
Political Issues
Obama says it's too early to decide when asked about endorsing Hillary Clinton. So what is up with that? I'm just opening this up for discussion. IMO I agree, but hey, who asked me? I hope I'm being civil enough.
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posted on Apr 13, 2015, 37 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Lately, this year specifically... I've seen a rise in the demeaning tone with which people spout the word "progressive"... "These progressives want to..." "You progressives all think that..." Well whatever... Is what I say. So what. You'd like to...
posted on Apr 12, 2015, 17 flags
Political Issues
EPA: New Cars Are More Efficient Than Ever, Beating Standards By A ‘Wide Margin’ "For the second year in a row, new cars are ahead of the game when it comes to reducing their carbon footprint. According to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency, the auto industry beat out domestic greenhouse gas emissions standards by a “wide margin”...
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posted on Apr 11, 2015, 24 flags
Political Issues
Yes, ATS. A development company known as Developers Confluence Partners is still pushing forward with its plan to build a mall in the Grand canyon; a proposed $1 billion entertainment complex on the east rim of the Grand Canyon. This thread is more of an update to...
posted on Apr 8, 2015, 20 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Seems that the Conservative platform these days is to oppose anything that is deemed "Liberal", and those things include things like Science, accessible healthcare, social safety nets, equal rights for LGBT people, reasonable Gun laws, affordable and accessible Education for everyone.
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posted on Apr 6, 2015, 18 flags
Political Ideology
(This post is the first in what will be a long series of posts on this topic) What is Fascism? What is its relevance to current events? Many people seem to use the word "Fascist" as a generic term of abuse for people they disagree with politically. In fact, it is an articulated political...
posted on Apr 6, 2015, 15 flags
Politicians & People
" Lacking the public release of this information from the Capitol Police, several critical questions about the circumstances surrounding Reid’s injuries will remain unanswered: 1. If it was an accident, what are the details of that accident? 2. If it was not an accident, was it an assault?...
posted on Apr 7, 2015, 12 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Looks like the "Foreign Policy & Military Industrial Complex" establishment wing of the GOP will try and squash Rand Paul quickly. The article states that their new campaign against Paul will be bigger than even the "swift-boat" campaign they launched...
posted on Apr 8, 2015, 11 flags
Above Politics
2 planes reportedly brought 284 people to Moscow including Canadians and Polish citizens Foreign Affairs spokesman John Babcock said on Saturday they are aware that Canadians departed from Yemen safely I sometimes wonder if Russia could be a great friend to the west and even Washington...
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posted on Mar 9, 2015, 46 flags
Political Mud-Pit
I just can't help myself. In fact I wish I could time this to come out first thing in the am on the East Coast of the US. An opinion piece with research to back up it's premises. It's also fits in with my oberservations over the years...
posted on Mar 18, 2015, 43 flags
Political Issues
"In effort to prove once and for all that owning guns puts Americans in danger, States United to Prevent Gun Violence set up a fake gun store and shamed first-time gun...
posted on Apr 4, 2015, 38 flags
Political Mud-Pit
I'm seriously curious to see how conservatives respond to this, because I'm convinced that most conservatives actually hate America. 1. How do you love America when you openly hate its other citizens?...
posted on Mar 12, 2015, 34 flags
Political Issues
In this exclusive interview with one of the most vile...oops...evil...oops again...um...insidious...DAMN my keyboard just won't cooperate today. :)
Aw hell...Enjoy! My favorite part? "I don't know...
posted on Apr 1, 2015, 33 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Republicans are pro-war want to control your thoughts, limit your freedom and intrude on your life. Democrats are pro-war want to control your thoughts, limit your freedom and intrude on your life. Libertarians believe in individual liberty, personal responsibility, no wars...
posted on Apr 4, 2015, 33 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Can someone please explain this to me. I just don't understand how anyone can actually agree with the progressive mindset. I mean, if you're an American, right? And you believe in what his nation was founded on, right? Why would you actively go out of your way to destroy your own culture? Sure, I...
posted on Mar 5, 2015, 30 flags
Political Mud-Pit
I see North Korea as an example of the culmination of what would happen if liberals had their way in the US. Only military and government officials can own motor vehicles...great for combating global warming. All legal televisions are tuned to state-controlled domestic programming...helping...
posted on Mar 31, 2015, 27 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Tell again how the conservative party is not full of racists? Also is there anything out there they wouldn't believe.:lol:
posted on Mar 12, 2015, 27 flags
Political Mud-Pit
Let's take a walk down memory lane... According to a article: "[W]hile in Iraq this summer, Barack Obama privately tried to convince Iraqi leaders to wait until a new administration is in place before beginning...
posted on Mar 17, 2015, 25 flags
Above Politics
Full Title: Nature’s Law vs. Man’s Law; Inalienable Rights vs. Civil Rights; Constitutional Republic vs. Democracy A recent regarding the source of our rights (Man or...
posted on Apr 1, 2015, 23 flags
Political Mud-Pit
I keep hearing conservatives and libertarians on this forum constantly complain about progressives and liberals, and how they want to take this country back and turn it in the right direction again. What direction would that be exactly?...