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    A few red states are having second thoughts about shunning Obamacare. H/T to @MikeLoBurgio

    A few red states are having second thoughts about shunning Obamacare. H/T to @MikeLoBurgio

     
  2. Imagine you’re a photon made in the center of the sun. You bounce back and forth struggling every second to make it out of the center of the sun, slowly making your way through. second after second, minute after minute, hour after hour… for 1 Million years, to literally spend a million years, in what can only be described as a living hell.

    Somehow after a million years, you make it to the surface. Immediately going from a million year experience of living hell, to seeing the Universe for the first time. Can you imagine how that photon would shudder in disbelief. From going to a sight of living hell, to absolute beauty of the entire universe.

    Then to begin your 8 minute journey to planet Earth. Passing Mercury, Venus - basically death, ugly, hostile rocks of hell. To then, approach Earth, and see a beautiful planet like no other in your million year existence. A strange but beautiful sight.

    Then as you approach, you see these creatures. All of them so different, probably the most unique arrangement of atoms in the universe. Imagine being that photon and all the things seen, but knowing there is so much in the universe that you would love to see. but you can’t.

    Because your journey comes to an end, when you crash into eyes of a Human Being. Hoping this Human being would appreciate your ultimate sacrifice. Only for him to turn around and say, “Fuck that, it’s hot as fuck Today, i’m going back inside & play Xbox. Yup, that’s right reader, you’re an asshole. :-)

    H/T to @Canalesomar45

     
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  4. The best Supreme Court in anybody’s memory. I’m really proud of this Supreme Court. It’s only five to four, and I pray for the health of the five.
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    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking behind what he thought were closed doors at the Koch brothers’ retreat for the ultra-rich. A GOP Senate, he promised, will slash funds to the ACA, Dodd-Frank and the EPA, and block any minimum wage hike

    It’s almost like he’s an employee of the Koch brothers

    (via odinsblog)

     
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    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is just one of those things that didn’t make sense, but became popular anyway thanks to The Power of Social Media™.

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is just one of those things that didn’t make sense, but became popular anyway thanks to The Power of Social Media™.

     
  6. According to the New York Times, Mike Brown “was no angel.” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on the other hand? “A beautiful, tousle-haired boy with a gentle demeanor, soulful brown eyes” and a “shy, laid-back manner”.

    See anything wrong with this picture?

     
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  8. #Ferguson, MO live stream

     
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    This is what domestic terrorism looks like.
Read this new piece from DDSS.

    This is what domestic terrorism looks like.

    Read this new piece from DDSS.

     
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    A bit simplistic, but it sums up the current state of our electorate. Maybe you all should get out and vote for the midterms.

    A bit simplistic, but it sums up the current state of our electorate. Maybe you all should get out and vote for the midterms.

     
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    Shoutout to reader Zoey DeGarmo for sending me this revealing infographic of the private prison industry.

    Shoutout to reader Zoey DeGarmo for sending me this revealing infographic of the private prison industry.

     
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    Two sides of the same coin?

    Two sides of the same coin?