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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the Inauguration

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog was at Trump’s inauguration Now coming up to the stand are the Trump sons, also know as the less-motivated Menendez brothers. Do you like Melania? Did you see those naked pictures of her? Oh my god… well, let’s just say they should call her Laura No-Bush It’s like a pickup […]

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President Obama interviewed by Dateline’s Lester Holt

President Obama on Dateline NBC, “Barack Obama: The Reality of Hope”, 1/13/2017: If you had told me at the beginning of my presidency, the day after in fact of my winning the presidency, that eight years later the economy would be stabilized, we would cut unemployment in half from its peak, that the stock market […]

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The Unchained Goddess (1958)

We’ve known about anthropogenic global warming for decades and decades… “The Unchained Goddess” (1958), produced by Frank Capra and the fourth film in the Bell Laboratories Science Series (1956-1964): Even now, man may be unwittingly changing the world’s climate through the waste products of his civilization. Due to our release through factories and automobiles every […]

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California governor signs controversial right-to-die bill

Physician-assisted suicide will become legal in California under a bill signed into law today by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, making it the fifth state in the nation to give terminally ill patients a legal right to die. As hard as it may be to believe in today’s ultra-political culture, my Mom–who was an RN–told me […]

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Tennessee’s Cosmetology Board Thinks It Can Regulate a Software Company

Or, could it be that the board is using its regulatory power at the behest of private businesses who don’t want to compete with Project Belle? That seems to be case.

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How Donald Trump, Rush Limbaugh, and Other Blowhard Goliaths Meet Their David

Donald Trump’s ongoing feud with the parents of a slain soldier, like Rush Limbaugh’s personal attacks on a student before it, shows the modern bloviator’s greatest weakness: his inability to walk away.

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‘Why Can I Never Seem To Say The Right Thing?’ Weeps Trump Into Pillow

The Onion: “Every time I open my mouth, the words come out all wrong,” Trump reportedly said in between long, heaving sobs, his voice muffled by the pillow as he occasionally pounded a balled-up fist into the mattress.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam snubs President Obama again

Chattanooga Times Free Press: [Haslam spokesman David] Smith didn’t provide any information about what the governor would be doing today. There are no events listed on his public schedule. Stay classy. That’s what you get when you vote for the “lesser of two evils”. REMEMBER FOLKS: The lesser of two evils is still evil, and […]

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Fundamental rights may not be submitted to a vote; they depend on the outcome of no elections

I find this particularly compelling, and it dispenses with dissenting arguments in toto: Of course, the Constitution contemplates that democracy is the appropriate process for change, so long as that process does not abridge fundamental rights. Last Term, a plurality of this Court reaffirmed the importance of the democratic principle in Schuette v. BAMN, 572 […]

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Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

Associated Press on Twitter: MORE: The Supreme Court’s ruling means 14 states will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage Tennessee being one of those 14 states. Not to pat myself on the back, but I’ve been calling this one for a decade on Equal Protection grounds, even before that awful ‘Tennessee Marriage […]

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