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Attaturk

About Me:
In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey. Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal. I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .
 
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About Me:
In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey. Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal. I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .

Re-Branding

By: Wednesday December 10, 2014 1:30 am

No longer does the phrase “Land of the Free, Home of the Brave” really work. You have to know your market people. Henceforth the United States shall be: “Land of the Monitored, Home of the Involuntary Coffee Enema!” Detainees were forced to stand on broken limbs for hours, kept in complete darkness, deprived of sleep [...]

“Sock it, to me?”

By: Tuesday December 9, 2014 1:30 am

You can be sure, they have not yet begun to litigate. The US Supreme Court has rejected oil giant BP’s legal challenge to a compensation deal over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It means BP will have to make the payments that stem from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. BP [...]

Just a “coincidence” I’m sure

By: Monday December 8, 2014 1:30 am

Much like all bad information that doesn’t fit a conservative mindset (like, y’know letting the nice policeman choke you) (Reuters) – A combination of record high temperatures and sparse rainfall during California’s three-year drought have produced the worst conditions in 1,200 years, according to a study accepted for publication by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). [...]

Keep calm now…it’s just perpetual hunting season

By: Friday December 5, 2014 1:30 am

Keeping a choke-hold on justice: Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained in tactics and firearm use and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness, the US Justice Department said in a report presented on Thursday by attorney general Eric Holder. Tragic example No. 1: [...]

Well that’s rich…

By: Thursday December 4, 2014 1:30 am

From a walking moral calamity. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said on Wednesday that slain Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown would still be alive if he’d acted “like something other than a thug.” Which is rich considering… As governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee had a hand pardoning or commuting many more prisoners than his [...]

Priorities people! Not, “priorities, people”

By: Wednesday December 3, 2014 1:30 am

Sounds like at least a good start. The New York City mayor wants to spend $130 million over four years to overhaul how the nation’s most populous city deals with mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects, diverting many to treatment instead of the city’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans, announced Tuesday, [...]

Assange’s Revenge…served cold…and at Ikea.

By: Tuesday December 2, 2014 1:30 am

Karl Rove is gonna be so mad…it is after all undoubtedly part of Sweden’s plan for global domination. Whistleblower Edward Snowden received several standing ovations in the Swedish parliament after being given the Right Livelihood award for his revelations of the scale of state surveillance. Snowden, who is in exile in Russia, addressed the parliament [...]

It takes a hypocrite to know one

By: Monday December 1, 2014 1:30 am

Every county on Earth can pretty much point an accusatory finger at another nation for its history of abuses or current awfulness.

However, some hit home more than others.

I’m thankful for Hypocrisy

By: Thursday November 27, 2014 1:30 am

And self-delusion. Because as a middle-aged white guy I can imagine that everything is hunky-dory, because I’ve got it pretty sweet. I can walk out the door 365 days 24/7 and not worry about being sexually harassed or killed by a “peace-officer”.

If there’s one thing that is true

By: Wednesday November 26, 2014 1:30 am

Being “calm” is for others with respect to the haves.

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