February 19th, 2012

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Betcha Didn't Know -- Only Virgins can be Raped.

CNN’s Dana Loesch, on the recent Virginia law requiring women to submit to an invasive ultrasound before they can have an abortion: There were individuals saying, ‘Oh what about the Virginia rape? The rapes that, the forced rapes of women who are pregnant?’ What? Wait a minute, they had no problem having similar to a trans-vaginal procedure when they engaged in the act that resulted in their pregnancy.

Yes, you heard right.

According to Dana Loesch, no sexually active woman can be raped.

Once you’ve consented to vaginal penetration once, you’ve consented to all subsequent vaginal penetration.

Addendum: To expand on the topic --

Rape is bad, dontchathink?

Crossposted from Thoughtcrimes.


Climate engineering

The evidence keeps piling on that the global temperatures are rising, despite the cheap stunts of some nay-sayers with an agenda. Whether it is a cyclical climatic event or is man-made, is still a big argument, but the reality of climate change is getting supported by increasing amounts of data. But that is not what I am going to discuss here. The question is: So what to do? All efforts for limiting the CO2 emissions have failed so far. And scientists have started coming up with all sorts of ideas for using technology to prevent the thermal collapse of the planet. For some this sounds like the only possible way averting the devastating consequences of the runaway greenhouse effect (I am far from the thought that a Venus scenario would occur, but still the damages on ecosystems and industries could be bigger than anticipated). For many others the very notion of tampering with the complex ecological systems of Earth is causing serious concerns that things could go terribly wrong.

When someone incidentally swallows a fly, should they also swallow a spider to amend the mistake? Since we continue emitting vast amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere, is it appropriate to try cooling Earth with risky technological methods? And, since Plan A (curbing the CO2 emissions) could fail, do we need a Plan B (geo-engineering)? Or like some call it, "climate engineering". Most people call this insane, megalomaniac, unacceptable when they hear it for the first time. And really, some of these hi-tech ideas sound very insane... not to mention how expensive they are. Flexible pipes rising 30 km into the sky on stratospheric balloons (or Zeppelins), where liquid SO2 would be sprinkled into the atmosphere and be spread across like an umbrella; stretching a shadowy umbrella consisting of millions of tiny mirrors floating in orbit; pouring vast amounts of iron salts into the ocean to stimulate the blossoming of the plankton and encourage it to absorb the CO2... And many more ideas.

As strange as they sound, we might have to toss them around soon, because geo-engineering is no longer a taboo subject. Many scientists in the West are already seriously dealing with these ideas. All the failed climate summits in the recent years, the piling evidence for an accelerated warming of the atmosphere and the oceans, and the realisation that even if we stopped the CO2 emissions today the temperatures would still keep rising... all of that is prompting some voices to give radical proposals.

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Santorum - too extreme?

Sooo, let's check where Santorum stands on the main social issues.

1. He has stated it point-blank that he's opposed to women in the military engaging in combat: source.
2. He has stated that he'll reinstate the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy: source.
3. He's opposed to contraception and sexual education in schools: source.
4. He has stated that women working outside home undermines the traditional family: same source.
5. He has argued that people don't have a right to consensual sex involving sodomy within their own homes and such a right undermines the moral fabric of society: source.
6. He wants a federal constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman: source.

Question. How could someone with such far-right views on the main social issues expect to win the independent votes and the conservative democrat votes? Such views are also very likely to rile up Obama's disenfranchised base if he snatches the GOP nomination from The Mitt. Fine, I know Santorum is a traditional Catholic, but trying to make this election about social issues like contraception and gay marriage would be a huge mistake, no?

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Michelle, my belle (about Iran)

Yesterday i saw a news on tv. They say that USA is on one step to begin a war against Iran. Me and my friends ask - why?

Why again? And how can we help poor iran people?

Then i generate an idea. War is a blood, death, dirt and homeless children. Womans dont like it. I make a new video adressed to Michelle Obama. This women can stop the war - i belive!