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Archive for the day “June 10, 2015”

Reflection

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The Big Bang Bucket List Of A Buddhist Blogger

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ADORABLE ERMINE FAMILY CLIMBS OVER STONE WALL

ROMAN CANDLE WAR ON CHICAGO STREETS

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The Thought For Today

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Music – The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Brother Can You Spare a Dime

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The Day in a Picture

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The Day in a Quote

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Life Is A Box Of Chocolates

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Jeb Bush ‘Profiles In Character’ – ‘Jeb Bush In 1995: Unwed Mothers Should Be Publicly Shamed’

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‘Public shaming would be an effective way to regulate the “irresponsible behavior” of unwed mothers, misbehaving teenagers and welfare recipients, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) argued in his 1995 book Profiles in Character’.

‘In a chapter called “The Restoration of Shame,” the likely 2016 presidential candidate made the case that restoring the art of public humiliation could help prevent pregnancies “out of wedlock.”

“There was a time when neighbors and communities would frown on out of wedlock births and when public condemnation was enough of a stimulus for one to be careful.”

‘As governor of Florida in 2001, Bush had the opportunity to test his theory on public shaming. He declined to veto a very controversial bill that required single mothers who did not know the identity of the father to publish their sexual histories in a newspaper before they could legally put their babies up for adoption’.

From : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/09/jeb-bush-1995-book_n_7542964.html

Email Subject: “I can’t discuss…

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Hi Lisa,

I think I saw this recently on AHNC: Saying I can’t discuss climate change because “I’m not a scientist” is like saying I can’t discuss Republicans because I’m not an asshole.
Great line! Funny thing, though: you never hear a Republican say …

“I can’t discuss the economy because I’m not an economist.”

“I can’t discuss war because I’ve never been to war.”

“I can’t discuss health care because I’m not a doctor.”

“I can’t discuss food stamps because I’ve never been on food stamps.”

“I can’t discuss abortion because I’m not a woman.”

“I can’t discuss gay rights because I’m straight.”
From : http://all-hat-no-cattle.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2015-04-03T11:15:00-05:00&max-results=7&start=45&by-date=false

Being Poor In Kansas – ‘Republican Controlled Kansas Senate Passes Largest Tax Increase In State’s History’

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‘On Sunday evening, the Republican-controlled Kansas Senate passed a 471 million dollar tax increase’.

‘The Senate bill, which passed on a close 21-17 vote, would raise the state sales tax from 6.15 percent to 6.55 percent. The cigarette tax would jump from .79 cents a pack to a 1.29 a pack. The measure would also lower deductions for property taxes, charitable contributions and home mortgage interest’.

  • The bill protects the zero income tax rate for many owners of limited-liability companies (LLC)’,
  • ‘corporate farms and large corporations’.
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‘However, it eliminates sales tax rebates on food for poor families, the elderly and people with disabilities’.

From : http://www.politicususa.com/2015/06/08/republican-controlled-kansas-senate-passes-largest-tax-increase-states-history.html

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