Coming Soon to Ireland – The Police State


“Now you see my fists?” Fullerton police officer Manny Ramos asked Thomas while slipping on a pair of latex gloves. “Yeah, what about them?” Thomas responded. “They are getting ready to fuck you up,” said Ramos. These are the police. These are the people charged with upholding the law, protecting …

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Journalistic Integrity and the Surveillance State


It’s been over four months since the first in an ongoing series of revelations by The Guardian. These disclosures confirmed what many so called “conspiracy theorists” had suspected, and in some cases known – a massive, covert illegal collection of almost all electronic communications by various state sanctioned entities across …

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TIL; That Cher Is Dead

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Twitter confusion out of the way, Margaret Thatcher is dead.   And Cher is still 100% alive, in the broadest dictionary sense. Why do the pretty ones seem to suffer old age more than the fuglies? Contrast? God’s ultimate irony? I didn’t see Maggie get any uglier in her latter …

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Presidential Debate – The Final Fence

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Poor Wee Seanie Gallagher If ever a man needed a hug, this was that man, and last night was that time. Pat Kenny, for once, did not induce stomach crippling cringe-attacks, and actually kept the discussion going well, pulling no punches and defending the audience’s questions near the end, as …

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