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Jon Luc Picard just said: “Meet the Electrical Eel” on the other computer, and I rightfully giggled.

“no one fishes for them. Locals are terrified of them”—in a Shakespearean accent is just ten kinds of wrong

[Income Inequality At Work]

Census Poverty Rate Chart

[Income Inequality At Work]

“I want to focus on the simple part of the issue for a moment, because in the big picture, it’s also by far the most important part. So repeat after me: There are record numbers of Americans on food stamps today because there are record numbers of Americans in poverty”

The Most Important Thing to Remember About America’s Food-Stamp Boom


So much for a “new-improved” Repugnican party:

His findings and others confirm its an unhealthy lifestyle. The gay activists portray themselves as innocent victims ; however, we who believe in traditional, time tested values are being bullied. Because I disagree with their views, I have had threats to me and my family—thats hate! This is not about hate but a lifestyle that is against 230 years of American history and filled with medical, psychological, legal and costs reasons to oppose it. If you truly loved someone, you would want them to know their lifestyle usually leads to early death. It’s about common sense. It’s about maintaining the family and its importance to the well being of the children and this nation.

via The RNC Committeeman Who’s Not on Board With This Whole Gay Rights Thing Explains Himself | Slate