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The Most Hated Family in America

25 Apr

So i just watched this crazay documentary. It was done by BBC, and it’s called “Louis Thoroux — The Most Hated Family in America.” Louis Thoroux basically follows around the Kansan family, the Phelps, that is at the core of the Westboro Baptist Church. Though small, this group believes that God hates America and its government because of its tolerance of homosexuality. I could go into more detail, but you gotta see it to believe it. Link below to watch 4 free!

http://documentaryheaven.com/louis-theroux-most-hated-family-in-america/

Antoine Dodson

24 Apr

Remember this guy?

And then this happened:

Well here’s a summary of what happened to him after he blew up:

Then, he literally became a superstar. Check THIS:

He’s even in line to have his own reality-TV show. But here’s the unhappy ending… Today, Antoine Dodson was arrested for marijuana possession. Yeesh.

O.K. Pay Attention. This is Important.

23 Apr

In America we have a 14.3 TRILLION dollar debt limit. AKA $14,300,000,000,000. Please observe the size of that number.

Okay lets put that into perspective real quick. (Stealing this part hardcore from dailycognition.com)

This is $100:

This is $10,000 (ten thousand):

This is $1,000,000 (one million):

This is $100,000,000 (one hundred million):

This is $1,000,000,000 (one billion):

And THIS is $1,000,000,000,000 (one trillion) NOTICE that the money is double stacked:

THAT IS RIDICULOUS. And get this– we’ve spent 14 TIMES that much. In fact, you can click here to get a live US Debt count. Look how our military spending compares to the spending of other countries:

Pretty embarrassing. But hang on–it gets worse. Right now, the government (specifically the Republicans in the House of Representatives) is trying to push the debt ceiling. In other words, they want to stretch the limit to a higher number and continue to spend money to meet “financial obligations.” This is a HUGE nightmare and reaaaally bad news for the US. If we do in fact push the limit, we will be taking huge risks–the treasury might be shut out of borrowing, those who depend on federal benefits will most definitely suffer, and even if/when we get a handle on things there will be significantly higher interest rates for the long term (as a result of losing our great national credit rating), mortgage rates will rise and the debt will just get even worse. It’s a vicious cycle, and we’re in big trouble.

Barak Obama in the ’60s

22 Apr

Check this pic out from the NYTimes. Obama with his mama.

A Good Combo

14 Jan

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Honestly, I never thought I’d see the day. All the rumors, all the talk, all the hype, and it finally went down! iPhone, welcome to Verizon. You’re gonna like it here.