“So all in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington.” ~@BarackObama
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If you’re for a democracy where the legislators you voted into office will stand up for your beliefs, your desires, your rights, vote in your local election in 2014, and vote these Senators out.
Just like us liberals, conservatives have the right to make up their own minds about every topic we, as a society, have deemed politically relevant. And we’re assholes for trying to bully them into changing them, all the while crying about them bullying us.
Trayvon is a 17-year-old black boy. He likes Miami Heat, Blake Griffin, The Boondocks, Tu Pac, Friday, football and going fishing. He left his house, one day, in a predominately white gated community in Florida, to pick up a bag of Skittles for his baby brother. On the way home, he was shot and killed by a white man.
Even WIRED magazine was outraged at this bill, reporting: Senate Wants the Military to Lock You Up Without Trial …the detention mandate to use indefinite military detention in terrorism cases isn’t limited to foreigners. It’s confusing, because two different sections of the bill seem to contradict each other, but in the judgment of the University [...]