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The country is screwed, the electorate is evil ... but here are nine reasons to be cheerful
'We live on a coldly rotating speck in an ocean of total nothingness, and nothing we do can ever truly matter. All is blackness and abstract cruelty. There is no point to us, and soon we will be gone. The universe will spin on, oblivious.'
amusing  elections  Guardian  silly 
may 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
Comment is Weird
For those familiar with the Guardian's Comment Is Free
amusing  silly  parody  Guardian 
april 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ellen Page has super powers, but why is this newsworthy?
other cultures had a completely different view of human mutation, such as in ancient Greece where having super strength or the ability to break the sound barrier on foot were widely celebrated and encouraged.
amusing  metaphor  Guardian  LGBT  a-rather-well-put-way-of-saying-that-hard-to-define-thing 
february 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
MP's expenses: maxed out | Editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian
'Denis MacShane's fall from grace ought to be the final chapter in the saga of politicians cheating the public purse, but …' they're still renting out houses to each other and doing other dodgy things.
posttofacebook  Westminster  money  corruption  expenses-scandal  Guardian  politics  comment  interesting 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The wrong Carlos: how Texas sent an innocent man to his death | World news | The Guardian
Groundbreaking Columbia law school study sets out in shocking detail the flaws that led to Carlos DeLuna's execution in 1989
posttofacebook  post  guardian  death-penalty  death  fail  law  USA  crime 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Tory minicab donor Addison Lee fires first shot in battle of London bus lanes
Private car firm has launched aggressive PR campaign as it orders its drivers to defy traffic rules
law  taxis  cycling  transport  guardian  news  interesting 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Poor to be banned from bringing spouses to the UK from overseas | UK news | The Guardian
Home Office proposes minimum income threshold for those wishing to bring a spouse, partner or dependents to the country. It's yet another thing that sounds tough, will mess with people's lives and happiness, but doesn't actually reduce the numbers that much. Note that there's no investigation of whether the spouse can support themselves, can work; it's an automatic "You must be able to pay for your other half to have them" thing. Russian brides incorporated into law, perhaps?
politics  conservatives  news  guardian  dude...  fairness  people-suck 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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