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Christopher Hitchens -- Speaking Honestly About Hillary Clinton

Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was an Anglo-American author, literary critic and journalist.

Chomsky is wrong. You LEV's (Lesser Evil Voters) are tragically wrong.

OK, all you LEV’s (lesser evil voters), read this entire essay (I’ve pasted only a couple of paragraphs), perhaps you will begin to understand why Chomsky is wrong, tragically wrong, and why you are complicit in promoting the NeoCons, Wall Street and war. It will only take a few minutes of your time. Wake up, clear the fog, do the right thing. The bold face is mine.[quote]

Hardly anybody wants to speak at Trump's convention

Hardly anybody wants to speak at Trump's convention

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/hardly-anybody-wants-to-speak-at-t...

A slot at the Republican National Convention used to be a career-maker — a chance to make your name on the big stage and to catch the eye of the Republican donors and activists who make or break campaigns.

In the year of Trump: Not so much.

Hopefully Trump can get some of his Celebrity Apprentice contestants to speak!

A step in the right direction for SNAP

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stores-accepting-food-stamps-including-...

Now they just need to restrict soda and candy being bought with it.

The USDA suggests that stores add shrimp, lamb or tofu to reach the higher bar, but convenience store owners say those aren’t foods their customers want—or can afford—to buy

Two things you need to understand Thom

1. Donald Trump is NOT a Republican.

2. You can paint the support for NAFTA any color you want but Bill Clinton campaigned on it and SIGNED it. He alone is responsible for it's existence.

2 in 3 Americans Say Trump Is Unqualified to Be President

2 in 3 Americans Say Trump Is Unqualified to Be President

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/06/26/two_in_three_americans...

Support for Donald Trump is plunging quickly as almost two-thirds of Americans are anxious about the real estate mogul becoming president. This is good news for Hillary Clinton

It looks like Trump is going to lose to a girl.

How the federal government limits valid scientific research on Cannabis sativa

University of New Mexico 24-Jun-2016
Researchers at The University of New Mexico say the federal government continues to make it extremely difficult to conduct any meaningful research on the risks and benefits of medicinal use of cannabis:

The use of medical marijuana for millions of patients … can benefit patients suffering from a wide range of conditions, including cancer, epilepsy, chronic pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder.[…]

Why Trump?

From Scott McConnell: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/why-trump-wins/

Excerpts:

Examples of Voter Fraud in the California Primary Election

UNCOUNTED: The True Story of the California Primary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5ugmNoanx8

NPP. Or no-party-preference voters favor Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton by 40%.

Poll workers in many counties, including San Diego, Santa Clara, and Orange county were given misinformation about how to process NPP votes.

A political experiment

Tired of arguing politics with friends and family? Ready to see if your ideas and philosophies would actually work?

Deadly Cheerleading

and no spotters another Penn and Teller peace exposes the dangers in cheerleading. It's also a MLM or Amway type organization.

Clinton Appointees Veto Efforts to Stop TPP

For those of us who were waiting to see what the Democratic Platform looks like before we make a decision about November, well, unfortunately, I guess we have our answer: http://commondreams.org/news/2016/06/25/betraying-progressives-dnc-platform-backs-fracking-tpp-and-israel-occupation .

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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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Lying About Science for Politics is Evil

The Democratic Party is officially setting itself apart as the party of climate justice with the current draft of the party's platform.

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