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Edward Snowden: 'I Was Trained As A Spy'

Edward Snowden: 'I Was Trained As A Spy'

Commented May 28, 2014 at 11:47:49 in Politics

“Forget Snowden. He'll be dead as soon as the CIA can get their hands on him.
Right now....think about it...your every key stroke and mouse click is being tracked. How do you feel about that? Do you trust the secret services to deal with your information justly? --When it's been proven time and again that your gov't does NOT have your best interests at heart?”

MeghanR on May 28, 2014 at 14:39:07

“How boring for the people that have to monitor my life! I have nothing to hide as I am sure most of America has nothing to hide. It is the world we live in and I feel a little safer knowing people are looking out for our safety! What do you have to hide?”

CamelPaw357 on May 28, 2014 at 11:57:15

“Law-abiding patriots need not fear the NSA or IRO. Remember, we are still a country at war and we must keep a close ear (and eye) on our enemy and those that pretend to be our friends.”
Edward Snowden: 'I Was Trained As A Spy'

Edward Snowden: 'I Was Trained As A Spy'

Commented May 28, 2014 at 11:29:25 in Politics

“This is NOT about Snowden. He's a dead man if he ever sticks his head out from behind whatever he's hiding behind.
The issue at hand is this corrupt government and what it is doing to America as well as the rest of the world.”
This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

Commented Mar 31, 2014 at 23:00:44 in Latino Voices

“Seems like this Nation/State has bigger fish to fry than a Latino comin here to pick beans”
This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

Commented Mar 31, 2014 at 22:56:58 in Latino Voices

“In a nation of laws one would think bribing lawmakers ought to be illegal don'tcha think? They are the ones that are criminals and ought to be held in indefinite detention. Instead they go after a penniless powerless hungry human being trying to feed himself and family. Seems like we could find a little compassion here somewhere.”

54Cheyenne on Apr 1, 2014 at 08:19:06

“Because some one murders does that mean we should not go after one who steals? They are independent and unrelated events.

So you are ok if I move into your house. I'm trying to obtain a better life. I move into your house uninvited and without authorization. I live in your house. I contribute and I obey the laws. I bring my family and we occupy a room or two of your house. Are you OK with that? Are you compassionate enough to not pursue my illegal occupation of your house?

Simply wanting to be here is insufficient reason to break the law and policies of the country. Simply wanting to obtain a better life, while understandable, does not give one license to do whatever one chooses to accomplish that. There are 12 million illegal aliens in this country. They should be free to pursue feeding themselves and their families in their country of origin. If anyone was to be compassionate would it not be their government? Why must the US be "compassionate" when their own country is not?”
This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

Commented Mar 28, 2014 at 10:56:10 in Latino Voices

“How can a human being anywhere on the planet be illegal?”

Kittie King on Mar 31, 2014 at 15:14:04

“semantics games are always so helpful to the conversation. You must get a lot of problems solved when you split hairs and argue over word choice.”

Pericles Solon on Mar 31, 2014 at 08:37:12

“By being in a Nation-State they are not legally allowed to be in.”

54Cheyenne on Mar 30, 2014 at 22:13:08

“Because we are a nation of laws. Break those laws and one is illegal. Same is true in every civilized country in the world.”
Rush Limbaugh: Media Is 'Lying' About Climate Change And Global Warming (VIDEO)

Rush Limbaugh: Media Is 'Lying' About Climate Change And Global Warming (VIDEO)

Commented Jan 9, 2014 at 06:24:48 in Media

“Gosh I feel so much better after Rush cleard it all up in just a few sentences! WhEW! All them there scintists with their PhD's have been reading the wrong text books! They should have ben reading and listening to Rush + FauxSnooze!”
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Calls On GOP Colleagues To End Shutdown: It's Time To 'Face Reality'

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Calls On GOP Colleagues To End Shutdown: It's Time To 'Face Reality'

Commented Oct 16, 2013 at 01:00:47 in Politics

“Thank You Rep. Herrera for speaking out! I live in Vancouver, not far from your office and appreciate your moderate tone. However, I am mystified as to why you disapprove of the ACA! It is flawed to be sure and needs to be improved, but anything has got to be an improvement over the previous system of runaway unchecked profiteering in healthcare.

Blessings on you and your new child! :)”

atexasdem on Oct 16, 2013 at 01:14:14

“If she was my representative I'd be asking her why she put party purity over the people she's supposed to be representing.”

Ian Powell on Oct 16, 2013 at 01:11:45

“she had to throw that in there to save face. Make sure those Koch checks keep coming.”
Ted Cruz Calls Birth Control 'Abortifacients'

Ted Cruz Calls Birth Control 'Abortifacients'

Commented Oct 11, 2013 at 23:51:55 in Politics

“Too flippin busy making ends meet to think! And when I do sit down to have a good think about the situation I fall asleep.”
Government Shutdown Blame Would Fall On Republicans, GOP Seen As 'Spoiled Children': Poll

Government Shutdown Blame Would Fall On Republicans, GOP Seen As 'Spoiled Children': Poll

Commented Oct 1, 2013 at 04:27:17 in Politics

“No Kool-Aid involved. He's just stating the obvious.”
Government Shutdown Nears As House Picks New Gambit Targeting Health Care

Government Shutdown Nears As House Picks New Gambit Targeting Health Care

Commented Sep 29, 2013 at 00:12:35 in Politics

“This insurrection being staged by the GOP/TP is not about Obamacare, it is about OBAMA period. Leading their list of demands they should just state that Obama resign.”

Robert Grif on Sep 29, 2013 at 00:56:15

“so - Obama should resign.”

Michmod on Sep 29, 2013 at 00:15:31

“Amen.”

flyer1618 on Sep 29, 2013 at 00:14:04

“I agree he should resign.”
Kathleen Sebelius Criticizes 'Dismal' Conservative Effort Urging Young People Not To Enroll In Obamacare

Kathleen Sebelius Criticizes 'Dismal' Conservative Effort Urging Young People Not To Enroll In Obamacare

Commented Aug 6, 2013 at 02:34:49 in Politics

“Hellfire rants by conservatives have the ironic characteristic of pointedly describing themselves.”
Elizabeth Warren: Student Loans Should Have Same Rate Big Banks Get

Elizabeth Warren: Student Loans Should Have Same Rate Big Banks Get

Commented May 9, 2013 at 10:10:31 in Politics

“True enough. Yet this bill is helping/aiding the common good rather than the rabid hyper-capitalism that characterizes most all public policy.”
Elizabeth Warren: Student Loans Should Have Same Rate Big Banks Get

Elizabeth Warren: Student Loans Should Have Same Rate Big Banks Get

Commented May 9, 2013 at 09:29:49 in Politics

“I just can't imagine why conservatives would allow this bill to pass.
Senator Warrens bill is a very good idea but will not be allowed to stand as it transfers wealth downward rather than upward.”

sticks n stones on May 9, 2013 at 09:35:17

“It's not transferring wealth at all. It's a loan. Loans need to be paid back.”
Climate Change May Drastically Reduce Traditional Wine-Producing Areas, Study Says

Climate Change May Drastically Reduce Traditional Wine-Producing Areas, Study Says

Commented Apr 9, 2013 at 01:57:08 in Green

“Taint noone effected cuz its all a tree hugger hoax! How do i know? its cus me an all my couzens listens ta Rush and Fox. You can also rely on the Cox bros.”

Wake Up Call on Apr 9, 2013 at 11:58:15

“LOL ... unfortunately there are too many who wouldn't even recognize that as sarcasm.”
GOP Calling For Immigration Reform As Part Of Outreach To Minority Voters

GOP Calling For Immigration Reform As Part Of Outreach To Minority Voters

Commented Mar 18, 2013 at 11:25:07 in Politics

“The republicans are on the wrong side of reality.
Always.”

Claudia L on Mar 18, 2013 at 11:55:36

“I'm a Democrat and feel Democrats have been financially flagrant with Social Issues. They have had to divert a lot of education money into social reorientation while scrapping scholastic advancement.”
Children Conceived Through Rape Open New Front In Abortion Culture Wars

Children Conceived Through Rape Open New Front In Abortion Culture Wars

Commented Feb 5, 2013 at 02:14:46 in Religion

“Who says society is falling apart? We are waking up to the myriad cases of injustice being perpetrated in the name of religion.

You speak of the sanctity of human life and the evil of its destruction, are you against laws restricting firearm ownership? Are you as rabidly against nuclear proliferation as abortion? One 50 megaton nuclear ignition over Manhattan would cause about 2 million or so abortions in about 2/3 of a second.”

frjohnmorris on Feb 5, 2013 at 15:12:44

“I do not own a firearm and would not have one in my home and have no problem with background checks and registration of guns. However, I do believe that anyone who thinks passing a law will magically cause all the firearms to suddenly disappear is living in a fantasy world because no matter what laws they pass a person who wants to get a gun will be able to buy one on the black market. As far as war is concerned, I am an Orthodox Christian, unlike Catholics and Protestants, we do not believe in just war. War is always evil. Sometimes it is a lesser evil than allowing a mad man like Hitler to conquer Europe and build death camps that killed 6 million Jews. However, even in such a war, an Orthodox soldier who kills, even in combat, is placed under penance and may not receive Holy Communion until they have been to Confession.”
Westboro Baptist Church Files Proposition 8 Amicus Brief

Westboro Baptist Church Files Proposition 8 Amicus Brief

Commented Jan 31, 2013 at 02:40:19 in Politics

“Westboro people are citing quotes from the Christian bible to support their argument against gay sexuality and marriage. As a result Westboro people have become the most disliked group in the country if not the world. But here's the problem folks...it states very clearly in the bible that God is plannin on some pretty serious butt kickin on gay folks. Not just sure why, but that is what it says in unambiguous terms.

Time, me thinks, to start questioning the veracity of this document "The Bible".”

rothomaha on Jan 31, 2013 at 07:56:46

“I wish you a speedy recovery!”

Sam Prilovic on Jan 31, 2013 at 03:50:16

“It also says he's planning on some serious butt kicking of shellfish eaters. It's an old book of health codes, semi-accurate genealogy, woefully inaccurate history, and contains plenty of fodder for ethical debate, and even a few good ideas. But treating every word of it as true for all time is lunacy.”

LadyRaineX on Jan 31, 2013 at 03:35:17

“That's why many of us ignore the Fictional Books being quoted as being as meaningful in Law or our decisions as the words of Zeus or Dionysus. This people don't understand that no one cares about their scripture and it has no place in American Laws.”
Big Banks Systematically Hiding Potential Losses: Report

Big Banks Systematically Hiding Potential Losses: Report

Commented Jan 4, 2013 at 01:36:10 in Business

“There is virtually no dividing line between BIG MONEY...be they banks or corporations...and our elected officials. They don''t even bother trying to hide their corruption any longer. Just business as usual...another day at the country club.”
As EPA Prepares Carbon Pollution Rules, Industry Groups Mount Response Against Regulation

As EPA Prepares Carbon Pollution Rules, Industry Groups Mount Response Against Regulation

Commented Feb 13, 2014 at 01:57:24 in Green

“Couldn't agree more! Fire the bums! Lets let the "Invisible Hand of the Market" run the show. Just think of the profit potential...billions of people buying gas masks so they can breathe, radiation suits so they don't fry, BOATS as the oceans rise 40 feet or so....DOLLARS BABY DOLLARS!!”

netmgr3190 on Feb 13, 2014 at 11:25:22

“a Little over the top ?”
Tokyo Electric Power Co Criticized Over Radiation Readings At Fukushima Plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co Criticized Over Radiation Readings At Fukushima Plant

Commented Feb 13, 2014 at 01:27:26 in Green

“I wonder if anyone has found those darn missing reactor cores yet. You know...the ones that melted through the bottom of their containment vessels.....”
huffingtonpost entry

Nuclear Titanic

Commented Jan 24, 2014 at 22:48:33 in Politics

“The consequences of even a limited nuclear exchange needs to be broadcast across the planet. It would be most likely not survivable for humanity. ALL nuclear weapons must be dismantled. Youtube "Consequences of a Nuclear War"”
huffingtonpost entry

Will Murdoch Succeed in Burying his Past?

Commented Jan 9, 2014 at 12:35:09 in Media

“Faux Snooze...it is a very sad commentary of a society where this kind of media is so popular. Nothing more than a mouthpiece for the right wing agenda.”
Raw Deal

Raw Deal

Commented Dec 12, 2013 at 01:52:17 in Politics

“Why is it that most all spending cuts are on programs that extend a helping hand to those on the bleedin edge of destitution? Which money is then taken and given to subsidize the most fabulously profitable industry in the history of mankind...Big Oil!!!”

Randy M Still on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:58:30

“I find it obscene that the worlds most profitable corporation EVER, Exxon, fails to pay its taxes.”

Tikibar911 on Dec 12, 2013 at 07:26:54

“Because this is our country. Otherwise we would elect officials who wouldn't hurt the vulnerable.”

mamacita on Dec 12, 2013 at 03:25:25

“Because those on the bleedin edge of destitution do not donate to political campaigns.”
The Democrats Can't Defend the Country From the Retrograde GOP

The Democrats Can't Defend the Country From the Retrograde GOP

Commented Oct 19, 2013 at 01:43:54 in Politics

“One can only wish we had a Democratic Party as fired up as the other side of the aisle. Instead we hear barely a squeak coming from those I support with my votes. And those I do support is mainly due to a lack of a better option. If there were a party that put the betterment of the whole of society as their platform they would definately have my support and I think/hope the support of many others.

We need to hear John F Kennedy again, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country."”
How We Got to 'Shutdown'

How We Got to 'Shutdown'

Commented Oct 1, 2013 at 21:43:32 in Politics

“What we have here is a governmental/political crisis. President Obama is not going to back down - hopefully not anyway! And his opponents are not going to back down as they have already lost and have nothing to lose. Soon enough we will be at the point of defaulting on everything which will really stir the pot and potentially cause an economic collapse of the economy and possibly the world economy. Therefore some sort of emergency power needs to be put in place in order to prevent the Repubs from sinking the whole ship, all because they don't like the color of the man behind the steering wheel.”

USBrit on Oct 2, 2013 at 01:03:30

“Personally I think the H of R needs to be declared to be in a state of rebellion and dismissed.”

spunky2go on Oct 2, 2013 at 01:02:03

“no truer words than your last line recovering..i have faith our President will not back down. Not when 2.8 million people checked into healthcare today”
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