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Dogs, Drugs, and Facts: DAPASTOR YOO uncleromeo: feet-man-ahhh-sucker-of-the-toes: emotionsclashagainstemotions: thatpettyblackgirl: Because we know they value the lives of dogs over blac… nevermind 😒 the ironic part is, racism is probably why the cop was so convinced the drugs were there. the dog was doing its job, which is not reacting to drugs that don’t exist. the cop, on other hand, saw a black man, and was sure he had drugs. Drug dogs have also been found to be ineffective in many cases, basing their reactions on the cop’s body language. “For the purpose of this post, though, I want to focus on what’s missing from Colb’s analysis and, should the Supreme Court decide to hear the case, will almost certainly also be missing from oral arguments, the court’s ruling and most discussion of the case: that narcotics-detecting dogs and their handlers aren’t very good at discerning the presence of illegal drugs. Multiple analyses of drug-dog alerts have consistently shown alarmingly high error rates — with some close to and exceeding 50 percent. In effect, some of these K-9 units are worse than a coin flip. For some units, the reason may be sinister — the police handler may have trained the dog to alert on command. I’ve asked dog trainers to look at videos of roadside searches in the past, and, on more than one occasion, they said they saw clear indications that a dog was being cued to alert. But it needn’t be so malicious. While dogs are indeed capable of sniffing out illicit drugs, we’ve bred into them another overriding trait: the desire to please. Even drug dogs with conscientious handlers will read their handlers’ unintentional body language and alert accordingly. A 2010 study found that packages designed to trick handlers into thinking there were drugs inside them were much more likely to trigger false alerts than packages designed to trick the dogs. (Police-dog handlers and trainers responded to that study by refusing to cooperate with further research.) Many drug dogs, then, are not alerting to the presence of drugs, but to their handlers’ suspicions about the presence of drugs. And searches based on little more than law enforcement’s suspicions are exactly what the Fourth Amendment is supposed to prevent. (Tracking dogs that pick suspects out of “scent lineups” have had similar problems, and have led to numerous wrongful convictions.)” ^^^!!!
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Bad, Nsfw, and Protest: THE "LOG OFF" PROTEST DECEMBER 17, 2018 12 AM EST 9 PM PST dbdspirit: In response to the NSFW ban being enacted by Tumblr Staff, on December 17th 2018 I propose that we all log off of our Tumblr accounts for 24 hours.  The lack of respect and communication between staff and users is stark. Users have been begging staff to delete the porn bot outbreak, which has plagued the website for well over a year. The porn bots oftentimes send people asks and messages, trying to get them to go to a website full of viruses. They also spam advertisements on others posts.   Users have also begged that Tumblr ban neo-nazis, child porn, and pedophiles, all which run rampant on the site. The site/app got so bad that it was taken off the app store. However, instead of answering the users, Tumblr has instead taken the liberty to ban all NSFW content, regardless of age. But users have already run into issues of their SFW content being marked as sensitive and being flagged as NSFW, not allowing them to share their work. Not only does this discriminate again content creators, but it also discriminates against sex workers. Disgustingly, the ban will be enacted on December 17 which is also International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. This ban is disgusting, and while I (and plenty of others) welcome porn bots and child porn being banned, the Tumblr filtration system is broken. It tags artistic work’s nipples as NSFW (when it is art), it tags SFW art as NSFW (when it is not), and does not stop the porn bots, neo-nazis and dozens of other issues. This ban is discriminatory. This ban is ineffective. This ban is unacceptable.  To protest, log off of your Tumblr account for the entirety of December 17th. Log off at 12 am EST or 9PM PST and stay off for 24 hours. Don’t post. Don’t log on. Don’t even visit the website. Don’t give them that sweet ad revenue.  Tumblr’s stock has already taken a hard hit. Let’s make it tank. Maybe then they will listen to the users.  Reblog to signal boost! We must force change.
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Fire, Friends, and Fucking: Missing her vaccinations? We are not vaccinating You know what is a good business? Teeny tiny baby coffins. You can get them in frog green or fire engine red. intersectionalfatale: rottenadel: norgay: deadcatwithaflamethrower: gehayi: or a adinfinitumxx: appropriately-inappropriate: doyouthinkaboutme: memeguy-com: years later House is still as relevant as he ever was I wasn’t vaccinated and never got sick so And I swam and didn’t drown. Anecdotes aren’t evidence. The reason YOU specifically didn’t get sick is because of something called Mass Immunity. That means that since everyone ELSE is vaccinated (you’re welcome), there’s nowhere for the virus to establish a hold. That mass immunity is the only thing that keeps people who CANNOT vaccinate—like the immunocompromised—from catching it. The second that people stop vaccinating, that immunity disappears and the disease resurges, as is clear from the fact that the US is currently experiencing an epidemic of a disease that was projected to become extinct in our lifetimes. Get immunized. There’s no reason not to. Considering that there’s a whole host of people in my age range who weren’t vaccinated enough (even I was missing the second dose of MMR until recently) getting the measles and the mumps I think it’s ridiculous that we’re arguing over a life and death situation. Literally, do you want to live or die? Also, even if you weren’t vaccinated and never got sick–at least not visibly–that doesn’t preclude the possibility that you picked up a virus and passed it on without knowing it.  Maybe you had…oh, let’s say measles. But you had no symptoms. Or maybe you had a fever,  or sore eyes, or a harsh dry cough, but that was it. But nothing that said anything was seriously wrong. And in the meantime, you went about your business. Maybe you waited for a bus with an old man, or shared an aisle at the store with a pregnant woman and her wailing one-year-old, or attended a party with your friends.   And the disease you didn’t know you had? That passed on to the people you met, or to people that they met. The disease you didn’t know you had was passed to a friend at that party, and she passed it to her mother and father, they passed it to their workmates, and now two offices are sick with your measles. The old man you saw at the bus stop? He got pneumonia as a result of the measles you passed to him. The pregnant woman from the store? She miscarried. Her baby, who was too young to be vaccinated? She developed encephalitis and died.  You’re not the only one who’s being protected by your vaccination. You’re protecting everyone else as well. That’s the fucking POINT of vaccination. Anti-vaxxers are permenantly on my shit-list as irresponsible, selfish motherfuckers and they can leave my planet any time they like. also, the reason most people avoid vaccines is because they supposedly cause autism, right? basically, anti-vaxxers are saying that the possibility of their child getting a serious disease is better than their child having autism. the possibility of their child dying is better than their child having autism. Also also, if you catch said disease you run the risk of it mutating, which can make current vaccines completely ineffective!! My uncle got measles after not being vaccinated…he almost went blind….soooooooooooooooooo
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Anaconda, Belgium, and Lol: 'All further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped Source: Chatham House, https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/what-do-europeans-think-about-muslim-immigration 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 Total Belgium Germany GreeceSpin FranceayraUK ungary Poland AgreeNeither agree nor disagree Disagree aribelli: c-bassmeow: aribelli: c-bassmeow: Most Europeans agree with a Muslim ban with Spain and the U.K. being the most tolerant. https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/what-do-europeans-think-about-muslim-immigration The rise of right wing nationalism is not just an isolated US phenomenon. Not only it isn’t just the US, but Europe started much earlier. Italy in particular never got around dealing with fascists (even monuments to the regime are still up), the Italian right is notoriously and literally still fascist (there is even a party called Movimento Fascismo e Libertà - Fascism and Freedom Movement) with parties like CasaPound Italia and Forza Nuova still active, with the center-right being not far off but mostly keeping a public face of only “conservatives”. Mussolini’s granddaughter Alessandra Mussolini is still active in politics and a member of the senate and of the European Parliament for Central Italy. This is 100% true, Europe has a long history with both far left and far right politics, but the far right was still for the most part not that popular except in isolated incidents like in Ukraine or Golden Dawn in Greece, but I make the claim that the far right is making a pretty effective and large comeback because neoliberal austerity measures and other economic factors have hurt many European countries. Since the left in these countries has been ineffective in addressing the grievances of the people or flat out infiltrated or thwarted by the state. The populist right was emotionally appealing in a time of economic need (much like the Nazis were in Germany who scapegoated Jewish people) and has thus surged by blaming refugees, immigration, etc. The left would have been able to counter the right in many of these countries without using economic scapegoating but as I said many were prevented or attacked. So although the presence of the far right has never left Europe I do think there are reasons to believe it’s on the rise just like in the United States. In Austria the Greens BARELY beat the far right wing party and Poland is a good example of the far right taking over as well. Oh yes, absolutely. The combined economic crisis of early 2000’s and the current immigration/refugee situation created the perfect panoramic for fear mongering and scapegoating tactics that the extreme right is so adept at using. They’ve been gaining ground for quite some time now. The ineptitude and infighting common in the European left also meant they were unable to create a coherent narrative and opposition (and don’t get me started on the racism is not a thing here” moderates).I wrote only about Italy because that’s what I have personal and deeper experience with, and to remember/tell people that fascism never really went away. (I still want to go back there and deface that horrid obelisk to Mussolini in front of the Foro Italico…) Well thank you so much, because I learned something today. Had no idea musollinis granddaughter was still active omg thats so scary lol and yeah Europe is not a post-racial utopia and that includes Scandinavia which some liberals claim is the zenith of all morality lol
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Anaconda, Belgium, and Muslim: 'All further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped Source: Chatham House, https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/what-do-europeans-think-about-muslim-immigration 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 Total Belgium Germany GreeceSpin FranceayraUK ungary Poland AgreeNeither agree nor disagree Disagree aribelli: c-bassmeow: Most Europeans agree with a Muslim ban with Spain and the U.K. being the most tolerant. https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/what-do-europeans-think-about-muslim-immigration The rise of right wing nationalism is not just an isolated US phenomenon. Not only it isn’t just the US, but Europe started much earlier. Italy in particular never got around dealing with fascists (even monuments to the regime are still up), the Italian right is notoriously and literally still fascist (there is even a party called Movimento Fascismo e Libertà - Fascism and Freedom Movement) with parties like CasaPound Italia and Forza Nuova still active, with the center-right being not far off but mostly keeping a public face of only “conservatives”. Mussolini’s granddaughter Alessandra Mussolini is still active in politics and a member of the senate and of the European Parliament for Central Italy. This is 100% true, Europe has a long history with both far left and far right politics, but the far right was still for the most part not that popular except in isolated incidents like in Ukraine or Golden Dawn in Greece, but I make the claim that the far right is making a pretty effective and large comeback because neoliberal austerity measures and other economic factors have hurt many European countries. Since the left in these countries has been ineffective in addressing the grievances of the people or flat out infiltrated or thwarted by the state. The populist right was emotionally appealing in a time of economic need (much like the Nazis were in Germany who scapegoated Jewish people) and has thus surged by blaming refugees, immigration, etc. The left would have been able to counter the right in many of these countries without using economic scapegoating but as I said many were prevented or attacked. So although the presence of the far right has never left Europe I do think there are reasons to believe its on the rise just like in the United States. In Austria the Greens BARELY beat the far right wing party and Poland is a good example of the far right taking over as well.
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9/11, Being Alone, and America: Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet 21h Top 5 Muslim population countries. is banned from entering the U.S This is NOT a #MuslimBan. Indonesia Pakistan India Barigladesh Nigeria 204,847,000 178,000,000 172,000,000 145,607,000 93,839,000 610 t: 9.1 K 10K victorfoxx: c-bassmeow: conservative-collection: It’s not a “Muslim Ban” you morons.  It’s a temporary ban on countries where islamic terrorist groups are out of control and these countries chant “Death to America” all day long.  No refugees from the countries Trump listed have killed Americans in a terrorist act. So what then is it if it isn’t a Muslim ban? A waste of time? Not that I agree with banning entire countries, but where is Saudi Arabia? Most of the 9/11 high jackers were from there and it is a well known disseminator of the violent Wahhabism, yet it’s a US ally. Hmm. Its an ineffective, garbage executive order. You have a higher probability of being killed by a cow then by a terrorist attack caused by a refugee let alone a refugee on the list of banned countries included in Trumps executive order. So let’s stop playing games here. Furthermore, Rudy Giuliani was on the record last night on Fox News and called it a ‘Muslim Ban’. “I’ll tell you the whole history of it,” Giuliani said in an interview with Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro on Saturday night. “When he first announced it, he said ‘Muslim ban.’ He called me up. He said, ‘Put a commission together. Show me the right way to do it legally.” Conservatives are so annoying. This isnt racist because there are other Muslim majority countries not on the list hurdy durdy durdy. Ill just ignore all the relevant facts I hate terrorism but I guess Saudi Arabia can continue to be our ally Hurdy durdy

victorfoxx: c-bassmeow: conservative-collection: It’s not a “Muslim Ban” you morons.  It’s a temporary ban on countries where islamic terr...

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Being Alone, Bad, and Bad Day: Everything Is Awful and Im Not Okay: ques tions to ask before giving up Are you hydrated? If daytime: are you dressed? If not, put on clean clothes that aren't pajamas. Give yourself permission to wear something special, whether it's a funny t-shirt or a not, have a glass of water Have you eaten in the past three hours? If not, get some foodsomething with protein, not pretty dress just simple carbs. Perhaps some nuts or hummus.' If nighttime: are you sleepy and fatigued but resisting going to sleep? Put on pajamas, make yourself cozy in eddy bear and the sound of falling rain, and close Have you showered in the past day? If not, take a shower right nov bed with a Have you stretched your legs in the past day? your eyes for fifteen minutesno electronic screens If not, do so right now. If you don't have the energy allowed. If you're still awake after that, you can get for a run or trip to the gym, just walk around the block, up again; no pressure then keep walking as long as you please. If the weather's crap, drive to a big box store (e.g. Target) and go on a brisk walk through the aisles you normally Pause right now and get something small completed Do you feel ineffective? whether it's responding to an e-mail, loading up the dishwasher, or packing your gym bag for your next trip. Good job! Have you said something nice to someone in the past day? Do so, whether online or in person. Make it genuine; wait until you see something really wonderful about someone, and tell them about it. Do you feel unattractive? Take a goddamn selfie. Your friends will remind you how great you look, and you'll help fight society's restrictions on what beauty can look like Have you moved your body to music in the 2 Do you feel paralyzed by indecision? Give yourself ten minutes to sit back and figure out a If not, jog for the length of an EDM song at your favorite tempo, or just dance around the room for the game plan for the day. If a particular decision or ength of an upbeat song Have you cuddled a living being in the past two davs? If not, do so. Don't be afraid to ask for hugs from friends or friends pets. Most of them will enjoy the cuddles too; you're not imposing on thenm roblem is still being a roadblock, simply set it aside for now, and pick something else that seems doable. Right now, the important part is to break through that stasis, even if it means doing something trivial. Have you over-exerted yourself lately physically, emotionally, socially, or intellectually? That can take a toll that lingers for davs. Give yourself a break in that area, whether it's physical rest, taking time alone, or relaxing with some silly entertainment Have you seen a therapist in the past few If not, hang on until your next therapy visit and talk Have you changed any of your medications in the past couple of weeks, including skipped doses or a change in generic prescription brand? That may be screwing with your head. Give things a few days, then talk to your doctor if it doesn't settle Have you waited a week? Sometimes our perception of life is skewed, and we can't even tell that we're not thinking clearly, and there's no obvious external cause. It happens. Keep yourself going for a full week, whatever it takes, and see if you still feel the same way then You've made it this far, and you will make it through. You are stronger than you thinlk the same; y tomize this document to your ai o cus own needs, abilities, and resources Copyright Sinope (eponis.tumblr.com), 2015. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Lic ttp://eponis.tumblr.com/post/113798088670/everything-is-awful-and-im-not-okay-qu to great-quotes: [IMAGE] A slightly different approach; a few questions to ask yourself if you’re having a bad day.MORE COOL QUOTES!

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Being Alone, Bad, and Donald Trump: THAT'S ODD! The media can do a poll question on whether Donald Trump would embarrass us as president. I've never, ever heard that same poll regarding Obama who is currently embarrassing us. I'm sure that would be racist. Restless Patriot c-bassmeow: this is so dumb it hurts lol the media constantly disrespects Obama and no one pulls “the race card” when it happens  1. didn’t fox news disrespect Obama by incessantly covering the birther movement and the idiotic pundits (and Trump) who touted this theory? The only president who for his entire 8 years will have a sizeable portion of the nation think he is a muslim and foreigner despite evidence saying otherwise  2. On Fox News Ralph Peters calls Obama a pussy and other bad names. The host, Stuart Varney, simply says “you can’t use that language” but no one is really concerned with someone saying that to the president its just the word itself that cant be used on tv. yet the Dixie Chicks criticize Bush and conservatives feelings are hurt and their careers are ruined.   3. the media makes fun of Obama all the time. pundits call him ineffective, harmful, dangerous, lover of terrorism, the list goes on and on and on  4. i love how conservatives say “stop making____  a race issue” yet they make this (a poll about Trump?) a race issue  5. Trump is a contender to be president while Obama is THE FUCKING PRESIDENT  6. if you are more embarrassed of Obama who has at least improved the economy since George W. Bush (who put us into not one but two multi-trillion dollar wars) over Trump who wants to build a fence and have mexico pay for it, has no knowledge on the world, thinks US workers are overpaid and then flip flops saying we are underpaid after being called out, and wants to register muslims into a database ……… yeah …..  7. what piss poor logical reasoning was involved in this not even humorous post jesus christ  Oh let me add more NEW examples of how the evil pro-black, anti-white, liberal media respects Obama: just one incident alone destroys your theory. When Obama gave his speech on gun control and he cried: 1. “Where were his tears and the emotion after the paris attacks?” 2. “he can’t pull that kind of passion for anything but THIS” 3. “I would check that podium for a raw onion or some no more tears” all comments from the Pro-black, Pro-Obama, anti-white, anti-trump, Fox News 
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Bad, Donald Trump, and Dumb: THAT'S ODD! The media can do a poll question on whether Donald Trump would embarrass us as president. I've never, ever heard that same poll regarding Obama who is currently embarrassing us. I'm sure that would be racist. Restless Patriot this is so dumb it hurts lol the media constantly disrespects Obama and no one pulls “the race card” when it happens 1. didn’t fox news disrespect Obama by incessantly covering the birther movement and the idiotic pundits (and Trump) who touted this theory? The only president who for his entire 8 years will have a sizeable portion of the nation think he is a muslim and foreigner despite evidence saying otherwise 2. On Fox News Ralph Peters calls Obama a pussy and other bad names. The host, Stuart Varney, simply says “you can’t use that language” but no one is really concerned with someone saying that to the president its just the word itself that cant be used on tv. yet the Dixie Chicks criticize Bush and conservatives feelings are hurt and their careers are ruined.  3. the media makes fun of Obama all the time. pundits call him ineffective, harmful, dangerous, lover of terrorism, the list goes on and on and on 4. i love how conservatives say “stop making____  a race issue” yet they make this (a poll about Trump?) a race issue 5. Trump is a contender to be president while Obama is THE FUCKING PRESIDENT 6. if you are more embarrassed of Obama who has at least improved the economy since George W. Bush (who put us into not one but two multi-trillion dollar wars) over Trump who wants to build a fence and have mexico pay for it, has no knowledge on the world, thinks US workers are overpaid and then flip flops saying we are underpaid after being called out, and wants to register muslims into a database yeah .. 7. what piss poor logical reasoning was involved in this not even humorous post jesus christ 
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