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Top Receivers of Oil and Gas Campaign Donations

You might not be surprised at all to find that the party of climate change denial receives the top 19 out of 20 campaign donations by the oil and gas industry.

Top 20 RecipientsRankCandidateOfficeAmount1Ryan, Paul (R-WI)House$369,4152Heitkamp, Heidi (D-ND)Senate$216,4283Barrasso, John A (R-WY)Senate$214,8504Walden, Greg (R-OR)House$189,8005McCarthy, Kevin (R-CA)House$189,7506Brady, Kevin (R-TX)House$174,0007Cornyn, John (R-TX)Senate$151,6098Cramer, Kevin (R-ND)House$148,4509Hatch, Orrin G (R-UT)Senate$141,50010Wicker, Roger (R-MS)Senate$129,85011Strange, Luther (R-AL)Senate$129,45012Scalise, Steve (R-LA)House$125,87513Shuster, Bill (R-PA)House$120,66214Heller, Dean (R-NV)Senate$113,600

PayPal Has a Terrible Security Feature

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So check out this great and well thought out design to "Protect my account" by Pay Pal.

I was trying to send someone an invoice but couldn't access my PayPal account because I was traveling. Many companies have features so that when accessing an account from a different location they want to verify it is the actual customer. A fraud feature.

However PayPal didn't bother to really think this through. I tried to follow the process for verification but it wanted to contact my work phone for verification. Think about this, the verification process, the only option they provided me was to call the phone of my office. I  WAS TRAVELING. So, I called customer service from another country at 1.99 per minute. After a 10 minute call where all she did was reset my password. But she didn't actually solve the verification problem. I was then put on hold for another 5 before I had to hang up due to reaching 30.00 in call fees. Which of course they won't offer to pay me bac…

More Big Government by the Party of Small Government

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It is always interesting to talk to conservatives about one of the things they vote for, which is small government and reduced spending. Yet, whenever the Republicans are in control of the government, as they are now, spending goes up, the national dept goes up, and still they are supposed to be the party of conservatism. And oddly we haven't heard much from the cut spending Republican media and voters lately.

For example the latest budget "CONGRESS SENDS TRUMP $700 BILLION MILITARY SPENDING BILL" They are increasing spending on the largest areas that the government spends money on all ready. In 2016 we were spending about 600 billion and now they want to add another 100 billion. In comparison the government spends 19 billion on NASA.

Where are all the tea-party voters now? You remember those windbags in the Obama era that were complaining about rising dept and increased government spending. They voted a bunch of Republicans into office that were supposed to be fiscally…

Thoughts on Harvey Weinstein

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In this episode we discuss our annoyance that Hollywood is just now doing something about Harvey Weinstein

Hurricanes? Nope, Let's Talk Healthcare Repeal

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Over the last month we have had four massive hurricanes hit land, so when most people are thinking what can we do to help people, or even perhaps that climate change is real, leave it up to the republicans to not care. Instead of focusing on the devastation, the death, the millions in damage they are working on repealing Obamacare again. Yep, republicans this week are working on a bill called the Graham-Cassidy health care bill.

Republicans are like a bulldog who refuse to give up on a bone. It's like, "look over here boy I've got this squeaky toy."  And the dog just bites harder on the old bone refusing to let go.

I 've this quote - "You know, I could maybe give you 10 reasons why this bill shouldn't be considered," Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley told local reporters, according to The Des Moines Register. "But Republicans campaigned on this so often that you have a responsibility to carry out what you said in the campaign. That's pretty much as …

Neglected Pony Is Totally Transformed By A Little Love