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Thursday, 20 April 2017

A Big Mystery Involving The Origin Of 4/20 Has Finally Been Solved

quote [ Armed with a treasure map drawn by the Coast Guardsman himself, the friends would meet after school — at 4:20 p.m. — to try to find the stash. ]

For some reason this is important. Kudos to HuffPo for keeping us updated on this, but fuck HuffPo for autoplay videos. Happy 4/20 everyone!
[SFW] [history] [+3 Interesting]
[by sanepride@9:35pmGMT] [10 comments]

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

quote [ "We are sending an armada, very powerful," Trump told Fox Business News, warning that Kim Jong Un "is doing the wrong thing." ]

OK, so much for being on the verge of war with NK. So...miscommunication, deliberate fake-out, or mutiny?
[SFW] [travel] [+2 WTF]
[by sanepride@9:19pmGMT] [11 comments]

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Why one Republican voted to kill privacy rules: “Nobody has to use the Internet”

quote [ US Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) was hosting a town hall meeting when a constituent asked about the decision to eliminate privacy rules. ]

I'm guessing Rep. Sensenbrenner still uses Encyclopedia Britannica and buys porn at the newsstand.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 WTF]
[by sanepride@12:54amGMT] [7 comments]

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Trump Signs Law Giving States Option To Deny Funding For Planned Parenthood

quote [ The legislation rolls back an Obama-era rule that prohibited states from withholding certain federal funds from organizations that provide legal abortions. ]

Because the women must be punished.
[SFW] [politics] [+3 Sad]
[by sanepride@10:45pmGMT] [5 comments]

Eating Dogs Banned in Taiwan—A First in Asia

quote [ Killing, selling and consuming dogs (and cats) is now illegal in Taiwan. Will South Korea and mainland China follow suit? ]

Why eat dogs when you can just go to Arby's?
[SFW] [food & drink] [+8 Good]
[by sanepride@12:54amGMT] [25 comments]



Saturday, 8 April 2017

The media has totally fallen for Trump's cruise missile reality show

quote [ With Syria strike, the president got approval even from tough critics swept up in the drama. ]

If there's one thing our so-called president knows how to do, it's playing the media. Only now he gets to do it with real bombs, missiles, and lives.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by sanepride@5:02pmGMT] [24 comments]

Friday, 7 April 2017

Twitter Sues Homeland Security To Protect Anonymity Of 'Alt Immigration' Account

quote [ Twitter also says DHS "requested" that the company not reveal the existence of the summons. Twitter did not comply with either the summons or the request for silence ]

Follow @ALT_uscis here. Good stuff, along with all the other AltGov feeds.
Long Live the Deep State.
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+1 Underrated]
[by sanepride@3:29amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Pentagon wants to declare more parts of world as temporary battlefields

quote [ White House is asked to designate ‘temporary areas of active hostility’, giving commanders same latitude to launch actions as in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria ]

So basically this takes elected, civilian policy makers out of the whole war-waging equation. What could possibly go wrong?
[SFW] [dystopian violence]
[by sanepride@10:07pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 3 April 2017

Senate Democrats have votes to block Gorsuch

quote [ Mitch McConnell reiterates that he's prepared to kill the filibuster to get the high court nominee confirmed. ]

Looks like the Democrats may have found their spine.
Still TBD: whether this is really a good idea.

[SFW] [politics] [+3 Funny]
[by sanepride@8:00pmGMT] [21 comments]

Ignorance Fighter: Beat the crap out of the anti-transgender ‘Free Speech Bus’

quote [ “Go rethink your bigoted beliefs. Gender identity is separate from biological sex.” ]

Background (text in extended)

gonna dedicate this post to Ussmak's martyred uncle

[SFW] [games]
[by sanepride@5:59pmGMT] [2 comments]



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