r/LSD Oct 11 '20

“Don't worry; don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride.” -Bill Hicks

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r/Lexx Jul 08 '20

Do we love Lexx? This is my husbands morning alarm on his phone...

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COMMENT 12h ago

Manchin "said he'd prefer to see a $300 benefit in response to criticism that some laid-off workers could end up making more money on unemployment than they would on the job"—a right-wing talking point "

r/politics 13h ago

'Bad Policy and Bad Politics': Manchin Is Trying to Cut Unemployment Benefits, Limit Survival Checks in Covid Relief Bill

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COMMENT 13h ago

“If people keep saying all the crazy kinds of stuff they’ve been saying on the news lately about walls and Muslims, they’re going to force me into the political arena,” Smith said in 2015.

r/politics 13h ago

Will Smith says he is considering running for office: ‘I will certainly do my part’ | The actor says he is waiting for the office to ‘get cleaned up a little’ first

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COMMENT 14h ago

"The American people want to see that minimum wage raised," Sanders continued. "Let me be very clear—if we fail in this legislation, I will be back."

r/politics 15h ago

Urging Senate to 'Ignore the Parliamentarian,' Sanders to Force Vote on $15 Minimum Wage Amendment | "I regard it as absurd that the parliamentarian, a Senate staffer elected by no one, can prevent a wage increase for 32 million workers."

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COMMENT 1d ago

"The Senate parliamentarian's advice is just that—advice," Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.

r/politics 1d ago

'Failure to Deliver Is Not an Option': Khanna, Omar, AOC, and 20 Other House Dems Push VP to Overrule Parliamentarian on $15 Wage | "If we don't overrule the Senate parliamentarian, we are condoning poverty wages for millions of Americans."

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COMMENT 1d ago

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COMMENT 1d ago

sound like contradictory statements?

contradictory? I thought it was bipartisan... you can do what you want and he will support either... or is that not what bipartisan means...

r/politics 1d ago

Off Topic MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has mic muted at CPAC for spouting vaccine and election conspiracies

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COMMENT 1d ago

demand that they do the work of 2 people

Most employers do already. The 'cost efficiency' helps them make more profits for their shareholders. If it is going to be $10 with: 4 scheduled breaks and a lunch hour, 4 weeks holiday per year, maternity leave, healthcare with vision and dental, etc,etc... and a union, like they have in most civilized countries, then I am all for it.

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COMMENT 1d ago

Biden: "It's not up to me to decide whether anyone should join a union"

"I made it clear when I was running that my administration's policy would be to support unions organizing and the right to collectively bargain," he added.

r/politics 1d ago

'A Huge, Huge Deal': Biden Issues Public Statement of Support for Alabama Amazon Workers Fighting for Union

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COMMENT 2d ago

"With all due respect," echoed N.Y. State Sen. Liz Krueger, "you can't pick a federal judge who works with your good friend and decide that that's going to be the investigator"

r/politics 2d ago

AOC Among NY Lawmakers Saying Gov. Cuomo Cannot Hand-Pick Investigator Into Allegations Against Him

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COMMENT 2d ago

"If you were writing a Dickensian novel, it would be about millions of desperately poor people being promised a $15 starvation wage, and then watching their millionaire senators tell them that a parliamentary adviser in the palace said no."

r/politics 2d ago

'Democrats Will Lose in 2022' If $15 Wage Dies in Senate: Anger Grows as Biden-Harris Bow to Unelected Parliamentarian

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r/DemocraticSocialism 2d ago

Calling Walton Family 'Poster Child for Greed,' Sanders Says Taxpayers Should No Longer Subsidize Walmart's Starvation Wages

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COMMENT 3d ago

"Walmart, the largest employer in America, is owned by the richest family in America. Their wealth has gone up $50 billion during the pandemic, and they spend millions on themselves. But the company they own starts workers off at $11 an hour. That is outrageous. "

- Bernie Sanders

r/politics 3d ago

Calling Walton Family 'Poster Child for Greed,' Sanders Says Taxpayers Should No Longer Subsidize Walmart's Starvation Wages | "They've got mansions. They have all kinds of art collections. But somehow or another they can't pay their starting wage at more than 11 bucks an hour."

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COMMENT 3d ago

"Early this morning," tweeted former labor secretary Robert Reich on Saturady, "just 15 days before jobless aid runs out for tens of millions during the worst pandemic in a century, the House voted 219-212 to pass Biden's American Rescue Plan.

r/politics 3d ago

'All You Need to Know': All 210 House Republicans—and the Two Democrats—Who Voted to Deny Struggling Nation Covid-19 Relief | "When we voted to raise the minimum wage this morning," said Democratic Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr., "every single Republican (210-of-210) voted no."

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