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Another Nfl player arrested for domestic violence

Jonathan Dwyer, a running back for the Arizona Cardinals, has been arrested and subsequently deactivated by the team. According to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Dwyer, 25, was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on one count of aggravated assault causing a fracture, one count aggravated assault involving a minor, two counts of criminal damage, one count of preventing the use of a phone in an emergency, and assault."

The arrests happened after two separate incidents in July at his home involving a 27-year-old female and an 18-month old child. From the sound of the accusations, Dwyer broke a bone of one of the victims.

It's time for the NFL owners to stand-up and give the players a warning of what type of behavior will result in what kind of punishment. Otherwise, the League is going to begin to lose its casual fan base leaving only its fanatics.

Another way to cut back on future incidents is to make players who are troublemakers in college (e.g. Jameis Winston) undraftable. This can only happen if the team owners begin to put character above money.

The elements of protest

Many are traveling great distances to take part in the Ferguson SummerFest, including some described as vacationing looters. I'm wondering why, since they graced Toledo with their presence many years ago, the Nazi boys haven't converged on the Missouri town.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ferguson-protesters-the-peaceful-...

Dinner Time!

Here's a good idea! Waste not, want not. Now it's time to reciprocate and feed a few sharks.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LARGE_TEXAS_SHARK?SITE=AP&SECT...

TX Gov Rick Perry Indicted On 2 Felony Corruption Charges

"A Travis County grand jury Friday indicted Gov. Rick Perry on two charges related to his effort last year to force District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign after her drunken driving arrest.

Grand jurors charged Perry, 64, with abuse of official capacity, a first-degree felony, and coercion of a public servant, a third-degree felony. The first charge carries a punishment of 5-99 years and a fine of up to $10,000. The second charge is punishable by 2-10 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

The indictment stems from Perry’s threat last summer to withhold $7.5 million in state money from Lehmberg’s office unless she step down – a threat he later carried out by vetoing an appropriation in the state budget."

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/rick-perry-indicted-for-lehmberg-veto...

Okay Teabaggers, why is there an Impeach Obama booth out front of the Oregon Kroger

Seriously. You have now lost the ability to say that Dems are making it all up.

Pay cut for pay raises

Here's an example of individual action backing up words, something that I believe Mr. Independent and Fred would agree with. Be nice if it became a trend among the elite salaried types.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-leadership/wp/2014/08/05/kentucky...

What was that about not impeaching Obama, again?

Iowa GOP Rep. Steve King reignited the debate Sunday about the Republican-led House considering impeachment proceedings for President Obama, just days after party leaders furiously tried to extinguish such talk.

King suggested on “Fox News Sunday” that the impeachment issue could be reconsidered if Obama again uses his executive powers to delay or defer deportation for illegal immigrants beyond those brought illegally to the United States in past years by their parents.

“I think then we have to start, sit down and take a look at that,” King said.

Little boy with cancer just wants Birthday cards for his birthday.

Danny Nickerson, of Foxboro, MA only wants cards and letters for his Birthday.

He is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

http://i.imgur.com/QhdQjBQ.jpg The story can also be found on the Sun Chronicle website.

Danny Nickerson
PO Box 212
Foxboro, MA 02035

State vs Local salares. Interesting graphics

I stumbled across this.

http://vizual-statistix.tumblr.com/post/92050358541/if-youre-a-governmen...

It's a guy who compared state government salaries opposed to local government salaries. He broke it down by industry.

I haven't reached a judgement on it. I just found it interesting. Feel free to look at it.

Anti-Obamacare Ads ACTUALLY INCREASED ENROLLMENT (Thanks, TeaTards!)

Brookings fellow Niam Yaraghi observed "a positive association between the anti-ACA spending and ACA enrollment." Spending on negative Obamacare ads has outpaced spending on positive ads 15 to 1, according to media research. In Senate races where Democrats are running for re-election, which have been the major targets for anti-Obamacare ads, Yaraghi detected a spike in enrollment.

"This implies that anti-ACA ads may unintentionally increase the public awareness about the existence of a governmentally subsidized service and its benefits for the uninsured," Yaraghi wrote of his findings.

Republican Clownshoes: Boner sues Obama over NOT IMPLEMENTING OBAMACARE FAST ENOUGH!

You cannot make this shit up.

"House Republicans intend to sue the Obama administration for unilaterally delaying the employer responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act, Politico reported on Thursday, in effect trying to speed up the implementation of the health care law.

The lawsuit will come after the administration twice delayed the provision — which requires employers with more than 50 employees to pay a fine if they don’t offer affordable quality coverage — citing complaints from firms that claimed they wouldn’t be ready to meet its requirement by 2014.

Is The President ILL?

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Something is wrong, here. He looks detached, gaunt, and has an ashen complexion. I think he has lost interest in the job. Most everyone on television has remarked on it, including some democrats. With the situation the world is in now, whoever sits in the White House has to be functioning at 100%. Does he still smoke three packs per day? That's what I've read. I'm betting he walks in one day--and resigns. To be CEO of the United States, you have to have a serious resume'. Maybe there's something to all his "present" votes in the Senate?

How To Lead From Behind

About half way through the clip, we can see exactly what the president means by--I'll lead from behind.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw5ofO6BTTs

How to organize a buy-cott

and out-Alinsky the Alinsky-ites...

http://www.wnd.com/2014/07/why-not-buycott-hobby-lobby/

Hobby Lobby probably has a website where you can order things.

Right-wing media's JANUARY petition to Free Bergdahl "by any means necessary"

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/43450_Flashback!_1-2014-_PJ_Media_Encourages_Readers_to_Sign_Petition_to_Free_Bergdahl_By_Any_Means_Necessary/comments/

PJ Media being one of the big right-wing Teabagging outlets, lest we all forget.

Whoopsie! Guess all our Swamp Bubbles Tea-Tards were for it before they were against it, eh?

Gun Nuts Tell Other Gun Nuts to Knock It Off, They're Too Nuts

The nation’s staunchest defender of the Second Amendment has told gun activists in Texas who insist on carrying assault-style rifles in public places to knock it off.

In a statement issued late last week, the National Rifle Association (NRA) called out so-called “open carry” groups in Texas that have been frightening restaurant customers and motorists by approaching them while carrying AK-47s and AR-15s.

The NRA applauded Texas for a “robust gun culture,” but noted that a number of activists had “crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness.”

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Right-wing Pussies like DTOM, Fred, Galt, GZ, and MikeyA To #OccupyDC Starting Today

Yes it's true, tens of millions of Teabaggers are going to magically appear in DC today and take over the government by camping out and demonstrating. You know, like #Occupy but with old fat nutjob armed Teabaggers riding their Rascal scooters around and waving their misspelled, racist signs.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/05/15/operation-american-spring-reveals-...

ADMIN EDIT - taken off the front page for inappropriate post, but kept up as an example of what is wrong.

US Gov't-run healthcare failures uncovered!

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/email-reveals-effort-by-va-hospital-to-hide-...

Finally it is being proven that this is the culture and when I was volunteering at the VA in Ann Arbor this was the norm and not the exception.

I believe the Dept of Veterans Affairs needs to be completely dismantled. A completely new entity needs to be constructed as the current one is so badly broken it is beyond repair.

If the reports are accurate, Donald Sterling should be forced to sell his NBA franchise.

There is a recording purported to be the voice of Donald Sterling telling his girl friend, [Sterling is married, just not to this very young woman], ordering her, among other things, not to bring African-Americans to "my games." His girl friend is reported to be half African-American and half Mexican.

JEB BUSH IS SERIUOSLY CONSIDERING A RUN AT BECOMING OUR NEXT POTUS

First of all, let me make it clear that Jeb Bush is NOT the person I want to be POTUS. I want a mainstream Democrat to win the 2016 election. I just believe that too many strongly ideological conservatives are blinded to any candidates other than the Rick Santorum/Ted Cruz/Rand Paul/Sarah Palin types. BTW -- This is NOT meant to be an exclusive nor exhaustive list of candidates "acceptable" to the right-wingers. But it seems as though, Republicans who see some value in compromise on some issues have no chance at all of winning the Republican nomination for POTUS.

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