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    Anonymous said: do you have a personal tumblr now?

    hi,

    i don’t, sorry. but i am going to be opening a wordpress account and im a fairly active tweeter - all political/philosophical/theological. 

    i don’t really post personal stuff anymore and i’m rarely ever on tumblr now :)

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    George Carlin - We Like War

    "We can bomb the shit out of your country alright. Especially if your country is full of brown people. Oh we like that job."

    (Source: stopwar.org.uk)

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    The Return of Ben Ali - Tunisia

    A must watch for all.

    In this radical voting campaign, Tunisian NGO Engagement Citoyen erected an enormous poster of ex-dictator Ben Ali in the capital of La Goulette, inspiring shock and anger in passersby. 

    (Source: youtube.com)

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    A few words on Romney, the future of US healthcare, Obamacare and Obama in light of todays Supreme Court ruling

    • GOP candidate, Romney has attempted to symbiotically join Obama with Obamacare and present the two as though they are inseparable. The reasons for this are fairly simple. Politically speaking, the presumptive nominee, Mitt Romney presented Obamacare as an outright distaster for Americans through which the State would somehow become an all-intrusive arm into the lives of everyday Americans. In doing so, he said "if you want to get replace Obamacare, you have to replace Obama." The more astute amongst the American electorate, I hope, will regard this as little more than Romney using the opportunity to move voters away from Obama towards Republicans, and specifically himself through assimilating Obama with his flagship reform, in an almost “this is bad, don’t vote for bad, I am good, vote for good” type of way.
       
    • Romney has proved himself something of a hypocrite. In 2005, he crafted a very similar sort of healthcare reform when he was Governor of MA, stating that all in the state must have healthcare insurance. He even went as far as to say, “Otherwise you’re just passing your expenses on to someone else. That’s not Republican, that’s not Democratic, that’s not Libertarian. That’s just wrong.”  Romneycare then does not seem very different to Obamacare. Mittens has responded in kind, stating that states should be their own political actors in these affairs. This however does the beg the question: what is the point if such a reform can be implemented universally which almost replicates the reform you deemed appropriate for your own constituents that would bring America up-to-speed with the rest of the world in an area where it has been falling behind for far, far too long?
       
    • A final, overarching question still remains: what’s the future of American healthcare and is it a positive future? Whilst this still largely remains uncertain, today’s move was undoubtedly a positive one. Nearly 50 million Americans are currently uninsured - that’s 16.3% of Americans. Wholly unacceptable in the wealthiest nation on the planet. 
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    mohandasgandhi:

undoneattheseams:

Is anyone gonna tell these people that Canada uses provincial government healthcare systems and public health insurance or is everyone just going to sit back and watch these people make asses of themselves?
Wait, don’t answer that.

#White whine

Haha. God damn, I really do try not to generalise when it comes to Americans and their political knowledge but damn man…you’re pissed off at a centre-right wing President as he attempts to provide healthcare for the masses and you want to go to Canada? The Commonwealth? The place where there’s universal healthcare? You’re all bemoaning the reign of Obama and you want a more “socialist” state? God damn it, you guys are hilarious.

    mohandasgandhi:

    undoneattheseams:

    Is anyone gonna tell these people that Canada uses provincial government healthcare systems and public health insurance or is everyone just going to sit back and watch these people make asses of themselves?

    Wait, don’t answer that.

    #White whine

    Haha. God damn, I really do try not to generalise when it comes to Americans and their political knowledge but damn man…you’re pissed off at a centre-right wing President as he attempts to provide healthcare for the masses and you want to go to Canada? The Commonwealth? The place where there’s universal healthcare? You’re all bemoaning the reign of Obama and you want a more “socialist” state? God damn it, you guys are hilarious.

    (Source: leeleeleelee)

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