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Egypt Must Become a Socialist Nation

Egypt is perhaps one of the most powerful nations in the middle east today. With the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, it is finally possible to change Egypt form being subject to the neo-liberal capitalist agenda.

The Egyptian Socialist Party opposes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, and supports Palestine. If they were to become the dominant party in Egyptian Parliament, then they would be able to provide a strong opposition to Israel's imperialist agenda in the West Bank.

Put the Egyptian Socialist Party in Power

Currently however, after the revolution, radical Islamist parties took over a huge number of seats in the Parliament. Many of the Islamists are "Salafists", and they have called for a denunciation of secularism, as well as a return to Sharia law.
The Muslim Brotherhood is among the Islamist groups currently controlling the majority of Egyptian Parliament. In the past, they have defended the military junta and support a neo-liberal capitalist, imperialist agenda.

An Egypt ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood, or any other neo-liberal group would be a disaster, and would put the whole nation right under Washington's finger again; just like it was before.


Porn is good for you, watch more porn, piss off more conservatives

Staring at breasts for 30 minutes a day
goes a long way
to pissing off a conservative

In George Orwell's Novel, 1984, sexuality is repressed on a huge level, and the buildup of unused energy is directed towards supporting the part. The Republican party is doing something very similar.
With all this, single issue voting, not to mention all the obsession with the recently defeated, Blunt Amendment, about how women are having rampant sex, and it's up to us to stop them.
There are even some conservatives who oppose finding cures to STD's simply because they believe that with STD's mitigated, sexual promiscuity will spread (and that's a bad thing?).

The sooner we can accept not just sex, not just the fact that people have sex, but the fact the some people like blowjobs, other like to be eaten out, while still others prefer a simulated penis between their legs, and still others enjoy lactating and breastfeeding their lovers...then the sooner we can move on with our society in an open and healthy way.

Maybe if people spent more time having sex they'd spend less time worrying about whether or not Bob and Joe are having sex.

It’s been shown that reasonable porn consumption doesn’t make users more aggressive, promote sexism or harm relationships. Porn exposure makes some people less likely to commit sexual crimes.
Porn is often accused of inciting sexual aggression. But not only do rape statistics suggest otherwise, some experts believe the consumption of porn may actually reduce the desire to rape by offering a safe, private outlet for the sexual deviant in all of us.
Rates of rapes and sexual assault in the U.S. are at their lowest levels since the 1960s. The same goes for other countries: as access to pornography grew in once restrictive Japan, China and Denmark in the past 40 years, rape statistics plummeted.
In the US, states with the least Internet access between 1980 and 2000 experienced a 53 percent increase in rape incidence. But states with the most access experienced a 27 percent drop in the number of reported rapes.
What if it turns out that ­pornography use actually reduces the desire to rape? It is a controversial idea, but some studies support it. Work in the 1960s and 1970s reported that sexual criminals tend to be exposed to pornographic materials at a later age than noncriminals.
Patients requesting treatment in clinics for sex offenders commonly say that pornography helps them keep their abnormal sexuality within the confines of their imagination.
Pornography seems to be protective, perhaps because exposure correlates with lower levels of sexual repression, a potential rape risk factor.
Barbara Nitke was the still photographer on 72 hardcore movies made in New York from 1982 to the present.
“There’s another facet to our sexuality – sex that has an edge of anger to it, sex that is unconnected, sex that says something other than ‘I love you’. I think I am living out that part of my sexuality second hand when I shoot.”
“X-rated movies offer that same release to our culture. The word that comes to my mind in describing sexuality in this country is ‘repression’. I like that X-rated movies take a stand against repression, but at the same time, they play to it.”
“Have you seen many women come on camera?”
“When a woman actually comes during the shooting, it is a moment of triumph on the set, because she has triumphed over all of the obstacles, and there are a lot of them.
“Usually it happens not because of her partner, but because the woman has decided she is going to enjoy this.
“I remember one scene when the director, the late Chris Covino, yelled ‘Cut,’ and Long Jean Silver kept the scene going until she came. It was wonderful. A great moment.”
Near the end of our interview, Barbara says, “The thing I always wonder is what would the X-rated business be like in a society that had a very high regard for sex and for sexual people?”
“People would see your photos as holy pictures.”
“Yes. Wouldn’t that be great.”

A Religious Look at the Failed Blunt Amendment

The Blunt Amendment has failed, thankfully. It was a bill, sponsored by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo), to provide for employers to deny their employees healthcare coverage costs based on religious moral objections.
At first, the bill would have only applied to religious based employers, but Republicans later demanded that it be made to apply to any employer, religious or no, who had a moral objection to paying for any medical costs they found objectionable.

The discussion focused mainly on how the bill would allow an employer to deny a woman access to contraception, which was initially how the entire thing got started, when a Catholic employer had objections to paying its employees' medical costs for contraception. Though, while such a topic was justified, it was also just a little but narrow, because technically, the bill would've allowed any employer to deny any kind of medical coverage to any of its employees for any moral objection.

So, now that the bill has been defeated, we can all breath just a little bit easier.

But for any of you out there with strong moral convictions who may be wondering how to resolve the mental conflict, some words of thought for you,

As an employer it is absolutely none-of-your-business to know what an employees medical expenses are going toward. Nor are you accountable for what an employee pays for with their money/medical insurance. Even if the employee chooses to use their medical insurance for something you find objectionable, you cannot be held responsible for what someone else does in their own private life. Furthermore, once the employee has submitted their labor, all that money is now technically theirs and no longer yours because they've earned it. So, in a way, it is really the employee who is paying for the medical insurance, and not you, because the employee has earned that medical insurance with their labor. Ergo, what they do, with their money, and their insurance, is none-of-your-business.

More reading here,
 Employment-Based Medical Insurance and Ethical Concerns

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