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PUNDITS' PUNS

Why is it that when a PUNdit makes a pun, he always prefaces it with the phrase “no pun intended?” If he didn’t intend to make a pun, did it just slip out unintentionally, like a faux pas? If he was apologizing for inadvertently making a pun, why would he say “no pun intended” before making the pun?

Hillary moves a bit to the left on health care - Go Bernie!

Under relentless pressure from Bernie Sanders, today Hillary said:

“I’m also in favor of what’s called the public option, so that people can buy into Medicare at a certain age,” Mrs. Clinton said at a campaign event in Virginia on Monday.

When RIGHT is LEFT and LEFT is RIGHT

Axing the TPP? Taxing the Rich? Wait... Is Trump Going Left? OK,no progressive. But next to Clinton he looks like one.

"Donald Trump is a progressive.

Inspection- Not So Ancient Trump Theorists

Are there "Ancient Alien Theorist" college degrees? Is one of the courses "Alien Speculation 101?" Would your degree be a BA, or more likely... BS?

RFK, JR: [paraphrased] "ARE WE A DEMOCRACY, OR JUST A COMPANY IN LIQUIDATION?" (Repost edited for clarity)

PREFACE: If you guys (i.e., our ruling elites) don't like take this EXIT RAMP (see text below) then I fear we may be heading for an even darker place (in historical terms).

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CLIMATE CATASTROPHE

If humans were to stop immediately putting more carbon dioxide into the air, the climate would still continue to change until it reaches equilibrium. However, because we do not know how sensitive the planet is to greenhouse gases, we do not know at what temperature the earth will reach equilibrium.

Healthcare Fraud

The worst fraud in healthcare is price gouging,

How Tweet-Sized Thinking Supports Propaganda

I believe tweet-sized sound-bite conversations often nurture destructive Propaganda. I think many snippet memes are specifically designed to eliminate any further rational thought by overwhelming any rational consideration with emotional blasts.

Informal content analysis of the endless illusions presented by propaganda outfits like Fox News suggest I'm right. Here is a more detailed scientific explanation and self-demonstration you can try out to appreciate what I'm suggesting.

Who supports Donald Trump?

Among those endorsing Trump for president:

John Daly, Mike Ditka, Lou Holtz, Richie Incognito, Bobby Knight, Terrell Owens, John Rocker, Dennis Rodman, Rex Ryan, Latrell Sprewell, Mike Tyson and Dana White.

What Cruz Dropping Out Means, Besides the Obvious

With Ted Cruz ending his 2016 Presidential campaign, the Republican party is about to nominate someone who makes no claim towards divine providence for the first time since Gerald Ford. Indeed, the Christian evangelical influence in the GOP has coincided with the culture of corporate deregulation, and the adoption of supply side (trickle down) economics that began under Ronald Reagan.

To the Superdelegates

Dear Superdelegates,

I wanted to speak with you by phone, but in the busyness of this election season I see that we might not be able to connect in that way.

The new DRAGON in the FOREST

Sudden shift in the wind at a critical time of day was all it took to send a wildfire out of control through Fort McMurray Alberta Canada, forcing more than 80,000 people out of their homes in what has become the biggest natural disaster in Canadian history.

There are a number of reasons why fires are going to burn bigger, hotter, faster, and more often in the future. There isn't an expert out there who doubts that climate change is the biggest reason why we're losing the battle to control wildfires.

change the wording to CLIMATE CATASTROPHE

This May 7th we are again experiencing record breaking temperatures world wide. The Gaurdian reports,'February smashed a century of global temperature records by a “stunning” margin, according to data released by Nasa.'

The unprecedented leap led scientists, usually wary of highlighting a single month’s temperature, to label the new record a “shocker” and warn of a “climate emergency”.

Latest Headlines

Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

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Two Thirds of all Americans would struggle to cover a $1,000 crisis

A new poll shows that two-thirds of all Americans would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis.

According to this poll by the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, this type of crisis spans all incomes.