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Neo-Nazi and National Front organiser quits movement, comes out as gay, opens up about Jewish heritage

Neo-Nazi and National Front organiser quits movement, comes out as gay, opens up about Jewish her...

“I didn’t have many friends at school, I wanted to be a member of a group of people that had an aim, and I thought getting involved in that kind of thing would be comradeship. Even though you end up being a group of people that through their own extreme views are cut off from society, you do have a sense of comradeship in that you’re a member of a group that’s being attacked by other people.”

It's a good point, honestly. Gangs and violent groups prey on lonely, poor, or abused people by offering a scapegoat and a sense of kinship, even if it's completely fucked up.

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He divorced his wife for being a jew-lover.

That went from 0-100 real quick.

Trump's net worth drops $600 million on Forbes' rich list, falls 92 spots

Trump's net worth drops $600 million on Forbes' rich list, falls 92 spots
Trump's net worth drops $600 million on Forbes' rich list, falls 92 spots

Maybe the first guy ever to be poorer after being president than before.

This is amazing. and this will be what gets him to quit

Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer
Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

Freedom of speech doesn't come at the Government's convenience. It is a right and an unalienable one at that. You cannot cancel that event, it would be unconstitutional and therefore a crime.

Honestly I think Spencer is wanting them to show up, he wants this kind of conflict.

Im honestly a skeptic about anything but when I see Florida in the picture all I've come to learn is that the impossible can happen. State of emergency? I don't even doubt it at this point.

If you're too dumb to defeat a stupid ideology with words and need to use your fists you're not a hero. You're actually a bigger cunt than the other guy. Actions speak louder than words.

#MeToo reaches 12 million Facebook posts in a day.

#MeToo reaches 12 million Facebook posts in a day.
#MeToo reaches 12 million Facebook posts in a day.

People acting like the entertainment industry is the only place this happens. The reality is it happens everywhere.

Edit: By everywhere I mean other industries too.

How many people did you see name their abusers today? Because I saw zero.

Women come out to report abuse and get told they are just exaggerating or attention seekers. And people wonder why the women in the Weinstein case didn't speak out sooner.

The dumb thing about this is it equates harassment and assault.

It should've been just for sexual assault to see how big of a problem it is.

Instead now it gets drown out by the harassment part which nearly anyone can say happened to them.

Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds
Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

The stuff does amazing things for pain management.

Marijuana itself is actually an anomaly with regards to pain because it technically doesn't stop us from feeling pain, it simply changes how our brains process it.

Marijuana Isn’t a Pain Killer—It’s a Pain Distracter

Many pain relievers work by blocking the pain from occurring at the level of the nerves or by fighting the inflammation that is agitating the nerves.

Marijuana works in the brain. The part of your brain which interprets bodily brain signals becomes altered and it changes how we process and detect our own pain on a neurological level.

It's a great option for people who suffer from chronic pain.

This doesn't support Sessions position at all! So it will be full speed ahead with marijuana ban where it's legal+waste of $$. War on drugs has cost over $1 Trillion since 1980, 0 progress!

But of course we've made progress since 1980!

Just think of all the money we've given to law enforcement!

And think of all the minorities and liberals we threw in jail! That was the whole point of it according John Ehrlichman, one of Nixon's top advisors.

His actual admission (from the above link) right here:

“You want to know what this was really all about,” Ehrlichman, who died in 1999, said, referring to Nixon’s declaration of war on drugs. “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I’m saying. We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”

It also blocks certain receptors, making opiates (when used in conjunction) more efficient at blocking pain. That translates into better pain blocking with safer dosages.

"Trailer Park Boys" actor John Dunsworth dies at the age of 71

"Trailer Park Boys" actor John Dunsworth dies at the age of 71
Get a hobby

Please watch his video

Goodbye my friend, you were a real inspiration.

He's up in shit heaven now, Randy. Flying around with all the shit angels.

Damn this hurts. This brilliantly talented man will always be directly responsible for millions of smiles upon our faces and an infinite amount laughter in all of our lives. What a warm soul he was. You could easily sense how genuinely passionate he was just by listening to his voice. Family, friends and legions of us lifelong fans will miss him immensely.

His portrayal as Mr. Lahey on TPB is as classic as it gets. Hands down one of the most hilarious characters in tv history. John Dunsworth’s performances were beyond brilliant.

He was a total professional and a class act all around. All you ever have to do is watch one scene of Trailer Park Boys with him in it and you’ll see what a comedic genius this man is. His legacy will live on forever.

Thank you so much for giving us all a million lifetimes worth of laughter and joy from your hard work, dedication and commitment to your craft. We all fucking love you bud!

Rest In Peace Mr. Lahey

Honestly the worst news I heard all year

The IRS seized $59,000 from a gas station owner. They still refuse to give it back.

The IRS seized $59,000 from a gas station owner. They still refuse to give it back.

Because it's TheIRS now

US government seized more than all robberies and thefts combined last year.

If violent men with guns break your door down they are 12 times more likely to be cops than criminals if you are completely law abiding.

America is the only country on Earth where at any point more men have been raped than women because of our massive prison population.

The average cost of fighting a federal case against you is 2 million dollars and including plea deals they have a 95% conviction rate.

Most crimes are now strict-liability which means you are guilty even if someone else hacked your computer and uploaded the illegal material.

Average wait time in jail prior to trial is 8 months and can go up to 3 years unless you can make bail. 90% of people have to use a bail bondsman to pay bail and they don't get that money back even if charges are are dropped.

We had over 2 million criminal laws in 1984 and they estimated another 100,000 a year were being added. We probably have around 5 million laws now, and that is larger than the number of facts any human brain is biologically capable of holding.

The US Government is far more likely to harm you than any criminal and you should be very afraid.

the convenience store in a nearby gas station no longer accepts cash. (i.e. paper money or coins) Only credit cards, debit cards, Apple Pay, Android Pay or any other form of electronic payments. I think they did it to prevent theft and robbery. It actually works because they have not a single case of crime reported for almost 2 years. (except someone who stole a case of beer) I was chatting with the owner and he said business actually went up after the store went cashless.

I suppose going cashless may also prevent the IRS from seizing the money like what happened to the guy in this news article.

The people in government are the biggest criminals in the country

Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds
Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

It's almost like the whole "gateway drug" thing was complete bullshit. Who would have thunk it?

Beside everyone. of course.

The gateway drug, if anything, is alcohol. That's how it works in the US for teens: you start drinking beer and wine coolers, then maybe some pot for some, then it's mostly liquor. People try drugs for the first times often at drinking parties.

It makes no sense to treat drug addiction any different than alcoholism. Let the doctors handle it unless someone is hurt. We won't throw you in jail for use or possession, but the minute you rob or assault someone their ass will be punished in full accordance with the law. All the while doctors should be on hand to treat the underlying medical issue of addiction.

Wake up. The real gateway drug is sugar.

Marijuana is also adding tons of money and jobs to the economy. I feel bad for extremely conservative states that struggle with these problems but still don't want to pass marijuana laws.

Mississippi district erases ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ from lesson plan

Mississippi district erases ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ from lesson plan
Mississippi district erases ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ from lesson plan

I'm sure this is the move that will take Mississippi out of the ranks of "least educated states"

School board vice president Kenny Holloway says the district received complaints that some of the book’s language “makes people uncomfortable.”

No shit, that's what shining a light on racism is supposed to do... JFC..

Fucking snowflakes can’t handle a literary classic

Whitewashing the south's racist ass history

9 States Will Require Passports for Domestic Flights Within the U.S.

9 States Will Require Passports for Domestic Flights Within the U.S.

Tldr: Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington don't have state IDs that are up to federal ID minimum security requirements. If they don't meet them by 1-22-18 you'll need a passport to board flights in those states.

edit: If you have an ID from these states you will NOT be able to board a flight, not if you are flying into our out of these states. Some redditors cannot get past this detail. If you want more details read the article.

Which seems to me is the fault of those state governments for never updating their state ID's to meet the security requirements the federal government set.

If they don't meet them by 1-22-18 you'll need a passport to board flights in those states.

Not necessarily. Just "forget" it.

"Forgot Your ID?"

"In the event you arrive at the airport without valid identification, because it is lost or at home, you may still be allowed to fly. The TSA officer may ask you to complete an identity verification process which includes collecting information such as your name, current address, and other personal information to confirm your identity. If your identity is confirmed, you will be allowed to enter the screening checkpoint. You may be subject to additional screening, to include a patdown and screening of carry-on property." -tsa.gov (unless that's changing, too.)

As annoying as this whole song and dance is, this loophole is hilariously fucked.

Try one of these subthreads