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One More Year: Chapter 28

All I can do is apologise 9 billion times. I’m so sorry it’s taken me so long to get this out. I’ve had some bad writer’s block and a few busy weekends. I’ll try and make things more regular from now on but I can’t promise that.

Even though I don’t deserve it, please review/like/reblog

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Chapter 28

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I haven’t updated this in about 9 billion years so I’d say it’s time I updated it… Because there are so many reactions, I’ve put all of them under the cut!

As of February 5, 2017…



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Trump’s Banksters and the Rollback of Dodd-Frank

Donald Trump has ordered a rollback of regulations over Wall Street, including the Dodd-Frank Act, passed in 2010 to prevent another too-big-to-fail banking crisis.

Perhaps Trump thinks that we’ve forgotten what happened when Wall Street turned the economy into a giant casino, and then – when its bets went sour in 2008 – needed a giant taxpayer funded bailout.

Maybe Trump thinks Americans forget losing their jobs, homes, and savings in the fallout.

Many people who voted for Trump got shafted. I hope they haven’t forgotten that while they suffered, not a single bank executive went to jail.  

Trump supporters need to join with Democrats and progressives in stopping this rollback, and holding Trump accountable.

The biggest banks are far bigger today than they were in 2008. Then, the five largest had 25 percent of U.S. banking assets. Today they have 44 percent. 

If they were too big to fail then, they’re too big period now. 

Getting rid of Dodd-Frank triples the odds of another financial crisis. 

Meanwhile, Trump has brought more banksters into his administration than any in any previous administration – mostly, from Goldman Sachs. 

The head of Trump’s economic council is Gary Cohn who was president of Goldman Sachs. Other Goldman alumni include Trump’s right hand man, Steve Bannon, Trump’s pick for Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, Trump’s pick for the securities and exchange commission, Jay Clayton and another White House advisor, Dina Powell. 

Now remember, a decade ago, Goldman Sachs defrauded investors and ripped off its customers and it’s paid nearly $9 billion in government fines. 

Many of Trump’s banksters were there at that time. 

Don’t let Trump and the Republicans endanger our economy again. Let’s not make the same mistake twice.


Trump’s “Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance” goes farther than Global Gag Rule

  • Under the guise of “Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance,” Trump’s newly renamed version of the Mexico City Policy will reportedly offer nearly $9 billion in funding to health care organizations around the world, provided those organizations don’t offer abortion services.
  • “The pro-life policy will apply to global health assistance funding for international health programs, such as those for HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, global health security and family planning and reproductive health,” an unnamed White House source allegedly told the Christian Broadcasting Network, which reported that the State Department would announce the policy Monday.
  • The policy is a rebrand of what has historically been referred to as the Global Gag Rule. Read more (5/15/17)

170205 V App LieV – Woohyun’s Bucket List :
1. To produce an album that is full of his own story
2. To meet as many people as possible and sharing each other’s story
3. To build a concert venue for himself
4. To hold a solo concert
5. To hold a four seasons concert
6. To become an artist that get to receive long for a long time
7. To travel to Europe
8. To act in a movie
9. To earn 10 billions KRW
10. To hold a birthday party with fans

**shared by nwh91_0208

Top 10 Facts Of The Day (March 24, 2017)

10. Volkswagen was sued by Czechoslovakian car maker Tatra before WWII because the original Beetle was so similar to the Tatra T97. After Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in 1938 the lawsuit was cancelled by the Nazis. 

9. When Paris fell to the Nazis in 1940, French soldiers cut the elevator cables to the Eiffel Tower. This meant that if Hitler wanted to hoist a swastika flag, they would have to climb hundreds of stairs to get to the top.

8. Carlsberg beer used to have a Swastika (as a symbol of purity) in its logo. They removed it in 1940 after the Nazi’s appropriated it.

7. When men don’t masturbate for 7 days their testosterone levels increase by 45.7%.

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Villainous meets Austin Powers

Black Hat: Here’s the plan. We get the warhead and we hold the world ransom for… ONE MILLION DOLLARS!

Dr. Flug: Don’t you think we should ask for *more* than a million dollars? A million dollars isn’t exactly a lot of money these days. Virtucon alone makes over 9 billion dollars a year!

Black Hat: Really? That’s a lot of money.


Black Hat: Okay then, we hold the world ransom for…

Black Hat: One… Hundred… BILLION DOLLARS!

you know my favorite part of the Ezekiel is the son of Zeus headcanon is that it’s totally possible because Zeus literally puts his dick in everything, like that’s 99.999% of the problem in Greek mythology like “Zues: whoops I fucked someone else again and now have 9 billion children” but I also really like the idea of Ezekiel being the son of Hermes or Eris? (Eris is the greek goddess of Chaos she literally made the apple of discord which would explain why it actually didn’t affect him) I just… demigod Ezekiel okay?

List of Completed Gakuen Alice fanfics I recommend

1. The Bookworm and The Beast (My Hopeless Romantic)

2. My Happy Ending (Little Miss Giggle)

3. Obsession (JC-Zala)

4. Before You Hit The Ground (Ducky-san)

5. Open Season (November Romeo)

6. Kiss of Fate (Esa MaRie)

7. Red Lining (Aki Lee)

8. Can You Keep a Secret (Faye Iparis)

9. The Billion Dollar Rake (shooting star 0160)

10. Natsume the Jerk (sakura-himeno)

11. Forgotten Memories (JC-Zala)

12. Correspondence (November Romeo)

13. Growing Up (IndigoGrapefruit)

14. A Servant’s Duty (Sadz0012)

15. To Be Admired (PurpleHime)

16. The Princess of Sakura Kingdom (Uncoloured186)

17. Fake Love (Sweetest Wishes)

18. Chasing You (keaRy anCe)

19. Innocent Acts (Blyssies)

20. The Space Between Dream and reality (My Hopeless Romantic)

I’ll post another one next time! Look forward to it, minna! ;) I hope you’ll enjoy this fanfictions… Have a goooooodddd day!

Anti-Gency starter pack

•"Gency is boring"
•The word “Heteronormative”
•"Kys if you ship Gency"
•"Unfollow if you ship Gency"
•"But Genji’s gay????“
• Forced homosexuality
•"They’re forcing Mercy to be straight”
•Against Doctor-Patient, but fine with Teacher-student
•Only cares about their ship porn
•Doesn’t understand the concept that Genji and Angela are two very different people not only in color, but backstory and personality, and had a 1 in 9 billion chance of meeting.
•Only cares about their own opinion, doesn’t listen to anyone else
•"So that anti-Gency post I made yesterday..like everyone’s attacking me because of it"
•Pharmercy is obviously superior cause it’s an interracial gay couple with two unbelievably attractive women
•But Gency is bad because it’s an interracial straight couple with a mortally wounded man

anonymous asked:

i headcanon that unless you provide 9 billion sources of evidence that Logic is willing to fight you and throw you off a volcano if you correct him

I mean, sounds canon, but that vcano image needs to be drawn because its great

This is so on point!👏👏

Here’s what I’m really struggling to understand. All I’ve ever heard from people, for years, is:
“bloody bankers and their bonuses”
“bloody rich and their offshore tax havens ”
“bloody politicians with their lying and second homes”
“bloody corporations paying less tax than me”
“bloody Establishment, they’re all in it together”
“it’ll never change, there’s no point in voting”
And quite rightly so, I said all the same things.

But then someone comes along that’s different. He upsets the bankers and the rich. The Tory politicians hate him along with most of the labour politicians. The corporations throw more money at the politicians to keep him quiet. And the Establishment is visibly shaken. I’ve never seen the Establishment so genuinely scared of a single person.

So the media arm of the establishment gets involved. Theresa phones Rupert asking what he can do, and he tells her to keep her mouth shut, don’t do the live debate, he’ll sort this out. So the media goes into overdrive with:
“she’s strong and stable”
“he’s a clown”
“he’s not a leader”
“look he can’t even control his own party”
“he’ll ruin the economy”
“how’s he gonna pay for it all?!”
“AND he’s a terrorist sympathiser, burn him, burn the terrorist sympathiser”

And what do we do? We’ve waited forever for an honest politician to come along but instead of getting behind him we bow to the establishment like good little workers. They whistle and we do a little dance for them. We run around like hypnotised robots repeating headlines we’ve read, all nodding and agreeing. Feeling really proud of ourselves because we think we’ve came up with our very own first political opinion. But we haven’t, we haven’t came up with anything. This is how you tell. No matter where someone lives in the country, they’re repeating the same headlines, word for word. From Cornwall to Newcastle people are saying:
“he’s a clown”
“he’s a threat to the country”
“she’s strong and stable”
“he’ll take us back to the 70s”

And there’s nothing else, there’s no further opinion. There’s no evidence apart from 1 radio 5 interview that isn’t even concrete evidence, he actually condemns the violence of both sides in the interview. There’s no data or studies or official reports to back anything up. Try and think really hard why you think he’s a clown, other than the fact he looks like a geography teacher. (no offence geography teachers) because he hasn’t done anything clownish from what I’ve seen.

And you’re not on this planet if you think the establishment and the media aren’t all in it together.
You think Richard Branson, who’s quietly winning NHS contracts, wants Corbyn in?
You think Rupert Murdoch, who’s currently trying to widen his media monopoly by buying Sky outright, wants Jeremy in?
You think the Barclay brothers, with their offshore residencies, want him in?
You think Philip Green, who stole all the pensions from BHS workers and claims his wife owns Top Shop because she lives in Monaco, wants Corbyn in?
You think the politicians, both Labour and Tory, with their second homes and alcohol paid for by us, want him in?
You think Starbucks, paying near zero tax, wants him in?
You think bankers, with their multi million pound bonuses, want him in?

And do you think they don’t have contact with May? Or with the media? You honestly think that these millionaires and billionaires are the sort of people that go “ah well, easy come easy go, it was nice while it lasted”?? I wouldn’t be if my personal fortune was at risk, I’d be straight on the phone to Theresa May or Rupert Murdoch demanding this gets sorted immediately.

Because here’s a man, a politician that doesn’t lie - he can’t lie - he could have said whatever would get him votes anytime he wanted but he hasn’t. He lives in a normal house like us and uses the bus just like us. He’s fought for justice and peace for nearly 40 years. He has no career ambitions. And his seat is untouchable. That’s one of the greatest testimonies. No one comes close to removing him from his constituency, election after election.

His Manifesto is fully costed. It all adds up, yes there’s some borrowing but that’s just to renationalise the railway, you know we already subsidise them and they make profit yeah? One more time… WE subsidise the railway companies and they walk away with a profit, just try and grasp the level of piss taking going on there.
Unlike the Tory manifesto with a £9 billion hole, their figures don’t even add up.

And it benefits all of us, young, old, working, disabled, everyone. The only people it hurts are the establishment, the rich, the bankers, the top 5% highest earners.

Good, screw them. It’s long overdue.

A cure for War? Furiously spending the same daily amount of money toward making friends. Being an indispensable source of food, shelter, peace, and cultural support dedicatedly spending 9 billion dollars a month on helping people would be a formidable enemy of evil.
—  Vanna Bonta