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February 16, 2013

Breaking News:

Oregon and Colorado House Reps to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill in Congress -

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Since Sandy Hook -

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dear Harry: Thanks For The Knife In The Back -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Poisoned US Soldiers, Secretary of the Army and KBR -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Why is France in Mali? -

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ukrainian Ex-PM Tymoshenko Facing Murder Charges -

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Increased U.S Military Presence in Africa: Why Now? -

Monday, January 14, 2013

Did Armstrong Use Taxpayer Funds For Doping? -

Sunday, January 13, 2013

UAE paying men to marry women over 30 -

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence -

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The State Of Our Union In 1:12

For the simplest of points to be made, this has taken all day to say, mostly because of the varied expletives that needed replacing. So here it is. Last night, during the President’s first State of the Union speech of his second term, there came a moment toward the end where he acknowledged a 102 year old Florida woman – Desiline Victor – who, on Election Day 2012, stood in line at her precinct for over three hours (she was first told it could take up to six, yet she insisted). All for the “privilege” to vote. The President asked…

“Cliff Notes” Version of: Why Are We in This Economic Mess?


Remember in high school when you didn’t want to struggle through Hamlet or Macbeth, you turned to the synopsis and criticism of Cliff Notes? I know I am dating myself, because nowadays students in high school and university acquire all the information from the Internet; which we all know holds irrefutable facts. What I will attempt to answer, in a simple manner like Cliff Notes, is the question: How did we get in this economic mess?: After the Economic Crisis of 2008, it was obvious that something had gone wrong. Banks had to be bailed out.  Houses were lost. Unemployment…

NDAA: National Security or Corporate Domination?

When I learned that the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges filed a law suit against President Obama over a prevision of NDAA, and the Academy Award winning filmmaker Michael Moore was supporting it; I knew I needed to learn more about what was going on. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is a United States federal law that is renewed annually by the Congress, to outline the budget and expenditures of the United States Department of Defense. It was instituted after World War II, and has been amended and voted into law annually ever since. So what is the…

Through the Lens

large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the milky way 200,000 light years from earth_2

A gathering of photos to stir the soul… A sample of the photos from three favorite photo blogs: Angles, the photographic diary of Sébastian Dahl, a 24 year old photographer who hitchhiked 10,000 km between Oslo, Norway and Beirut, Lebanon… Exploring the Crystal Desert, the photo journal of Christopher Michel capturing the frigid waters of Antarctica… Views from the Hubble Telescope, a gallery of photos of nebulae, stars, solar system, and from around the universe…