Billionaire Fears “Poor Uprising” as 1% Takes All The Money…


Date: March 22, 2018

01) Billionaire Fears “Poor Uprising” as 1% Takes All The Money


“The multi-billionaire owner of luxury jewellery company Cartier has revealed his greatest fear – robots replacing workers and the poor rising up to bring down the rich.

Speaking at the Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit in Monaco (obviously), the fashion tycoon told his fellow elite that he can’t sleep at the thought of the social upheaval he thinks is imminent.

According to Bloomberg, Johann Rupert told the conference to bear in mind that when the poor rise up, the middle classes won’t want to buy luxury goods for fear of exposing their wealth.

Citation:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/cartier-boss-with-75bn-fortune-says-prospect-poor-rising-up-keeps-him-awake-at-night-10307485.html

Priest Busted With Trove Of Depraved Kíddíe Pórn…


Date: March 22, 2018

01) Priest Busted With Trove Of Depraved Kíddíe Pórn


“A retired Idaho priest is facing more felony charges as prosecutors say he had 2,000 images and videos, including images that depicted the rape and torture of kids.

Prosecutors say they have since discovered chat logs in which Rev. W. Thomas Faucher talked about his desires to rape and kill children.

There are countless, countless, countless graphic chat conversations on his computer where he is very specific about how his sexual interests are evolving, a prosecutor told the court while filing new charges. He discusses in great detail the desires he has to sexually abuse and even kill children.

Citation:
https://www.rawstory.com/2018/03/idaho-priest-busted-with-massive-trove-allegedly-had-desires-to-kill-children/

I agree…An active desire to rape and kill children, is evil.

Though…more to the point…actual plotting and carrying out such a thing, is the true manifestation of evil.

Fantasies that occur when you masturbate, are just that…private fantasies…

If they are of torturing and murdering children…but they remain quietly in ones own mind…they are irrelevant to the broader world.

If we were incarcerating everyone who ever had fantasies of sociopathic behavior scurry through their mind…there would be virtually nobody left outside of a prison.

There is a stark difference between having thoughts, or even possessing material that depicts an odious act…versus having the will and motivation to commit those odious acts.

Republican Talks Impeaching Trump…


Date: March 22, 2018

01) Republican Talks Impeaching Trump


“(CNN)Republicans are bluntly warning President Donald Trump to lay off his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller, but there is scant support among the GOP to pass legislation that would prevent Trump from firing the special counsel.

Republican Senate leaders threw cold water Monday on passing a bill to protect Mueller, calling it unnecessary despite Trump’s increasingly scathing attacks against the special counsel and his team.
But the Republican who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker of Tennessee, told CNN that lawmakers should include legislation to protect Mueller on a must-pass bill to keep the government open past Friday. He warned there would be “total upheaval” in the Senate if Trump were to fire Mueller.

“I can’t possibly imagine why Senate leadership wouldn’t place a protection in this (spending bill) that’s coming through,” Corker told CNN. “That would be the perfect place for them to deal with it.”

Citation:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/19/politics/congress-reactions-protecting-mueller-investigation/index.html

EXPOSED: Cambridge Analytica “Ran Entire Trump Digital Campaign”…


Date: March 22, 2018

01) EXPOSED: Cambridge Analytica “Ran Entire Trump Digital Campaign”


“–A further Channel 4 investigation shows that Cambridge Analytica, recently exposed for admitting to the use of prostitutes, blackmail, and bribes, is now claiming to have run Donald Trump’s entire digital campaign during the 2016 election, raising the question of whether they did illegal things in their work for Trump.

Citation:
https://www.channel4.com/news/exposed-undercover-secrets-of-donald-trump-data-firm-cambridge-analytica

Republican Mike Lee Wants to Legalize Discrimination Against the Gays…


Date: March 22, 2018

01) Republican Mike Lee Wants to Legalize Discrimination Against the Gays


“The totally NOT gay senator from the sexually repressed state of Utah, Mike Lee, reintroduced a bill to legalize discrimination against members of the LGBT community. If passed, individuals and businesses would not be penalized for discriminating against LGBT people if said prejudice was sparked by “deeply held” religious beliefs. Nope, it’s not 2004. This is being proposed in 2018.

Citation:
https://www.salon.com/2018/03/08/new-gop-bill-validates-the-worst-fears-of-lgbt-activists/

REPORT: The Happiest Country In The World Is…


Date: March 22, 2018

01) REPORT: The Happiest Country In The World Is…


“Happy are the people of the Nordic nations — happier, in fact, than anyone else in the world. And the overall happiness of a country is almost identical to the happiness of its immigrants.

Those are the main conclusions of the World Happiness Report 2018, released Wednesday. Finland is the happiest country in the world, it found, followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia. Though in a different order, this is the same top 10 as last year, when Norway was No. 1 and Finland was fifth…

Citation:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/14/world/europe/worlds-happiest-countries.html

“I think there really is a deep and very unsettling signal coming through that U.S. society is in many ways under profound stress, even though the economy by traditional measures is doing fine,” Jeffrey D. Sachs, an editor of the report, said in an interview on Tuesday. “The trends are not good, and the comparative position of the U.S. relative to other high-income countries is nothing short of alarming.”

Explaining why one country is happier than another is a dicey business, but the report cites six significant factors: G.D.P. per capita, social support, life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity and corruption levels.

Dr. Sachs noted that the happiest countries have very different political philosophies from the United States’. Most of the top 10 are social democracies, which “believe that what makes people happy is solid social support systems, good public services, and even paying a significant amount in taxes for that.”

Freedom to make life choices…social support…generosity…good life expectancy…honesty…

…Gee…Wouldn’t it be nice to have those things, in the USA?…

New Hillary Comments INFURIATE Conservatives…


Date: March 21, 2018

01) New Hillary Comments INFURIATE Conservatives


“Hillary Clinton recalled her loss in the 2016 US presidential election during a speech at the India Today Conclave 2018 in Mumbai on Saturday.

“If you look at the map of the United States, there’s all that red in the middle where Trump won,” Clinton said. “I win the coast, I win, you know, Illinois and Minnesota, places like that.”

Clinton suggested that the portion of the US she won represents portions of the country that are thriving economically.

“I won the places that represent two-thirds of America’s gross domestic product,” Clinton continued. “So I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward. And his whole campaign, ‘Make America Great Again,’ was looking backwards.”

Citation:
http://www.businessinsider.com/hillary-clinton-says-trump-won-backwards-states-in-2016-2018-3

Should we care what Trump voters think?…

Should we care what conservatives think?…

Given the state of things, and what created a Trump presidency…these are two very different questions.

A large portion of Trump voters were not conservative…They were reacting to the rot and decay, which rules the U.S. government…thinking that voting in Trump would combat it.

People should not be tossed in with conservatives, just because they voted for Trump.

Heck…after the way that election season went…even I had a brief surge of happy adrenalin, when I came home from work to the news that Hillary had lost…It was going to be horrible news, either way…but in the moment, it felt amazing to see karma come back around just enough to take down Hillary.

I get the people who voted for Trump, who didn’t really want him as president…They thought four more years of stagnation and decline for the 99%, is something we can no longer take…They thought, we cannot allow status quo to continue.

I have absolute sympathy and respect for that perspective…I agree with it…even if I do think it was channeled in the wrong direction.

I do care what Trump voters think…They are certainly not all alike.

…Do I care what conservatives think, when they don’t care what I think?…

…I think…some people are at such an extreme…that they wont allow you to have meaningful dialogue with them…and it’s better to focus on things, and in areas, where you can make a substantive impact.

Getting marred down in the muck, over what extremists think and say…only serves to eclipse what good you could be doing.

Just to be clear…I don’t believe anyone is wrong, just for being conservative…

…But conservatism does seem to attract, many of the old extremist mindsets.

…And, yes…I agree…there are also horrible extremists within the liberal demographic.

Extremists ruin things for everyone.

Whose Famous Military Mind is Most Like Yours?…


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Date: March 21, 2018

01) Whose Famous Military Mind is Most Like Yours?

“Military history is filled with great thinkers who changed the way wars we fought, peace was won, and nations prepared for conflict. Some even influenced the way business strategy is determined. Which famous military mind is most like yours?”

This one may test your patience…

…There are way to many ridiculous questions…at least one that doesn’t even make sense…some you need to be a history buff to give an intelligent answer for…

By the time I got half way through, I was ready for it to be over…but it mercilessly dragged on…

It would have benefited from being limited to, maybe, a dozen questions.

The Results:

Norman Schwarzkopf

“You don’t believe in getting too deep into conflicts, making you a lot like the general who ran the First Gulf War, General Norman Schwarzkopf. General Schwarzkopf didn’t want to invade Iraq, knowing full well what the results of an occupation would be. Instead, he used a combination of surgical strikes and counterintelligence to move the Iraqi army into position for defeat. Perhaps one of the fastest wars in history, the First Gulf War was fought by showing inflatable tanks to Iraqi spies and passing false reports to the media, while using cutting-edge stealth bombers to pepper targets with laser-guided explosives.”

But still…I’m a “Stormin’ Norman”…Hmmm…

…I guess…That was my war, after all…It might as well be him.

…It’s not like I entered this with any preferences.

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