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Manifesting Fairy Tales and a Better World

Manifesting Fairy Tales and a Better World

When I was in the process of finding the man of my dreams, a mission I pursued for years without success, I consulted my friend Max, the psychic life coach and hairdresser. Max specializes in the Law of Attraction, and one […]

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So Jon Stewart’s Stepping Down…

So Jon Stewart’s Stepping Down…

Jon Stewart surprised his fans Tuesday night by announcing that he’s leaving the anchor desk of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. “It’s been an incredible opportunity to pilot this wonderful franchise,” he told his studio audience and hence the world. […]

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Vaccinations and Anti-Vaxxers: Distrust, Fear, and Rumor

Vaccinations and Anti-Vaxxers: Distrust, Fear, and Rumor

We could soon find ourselves battling epidemics of diseases we thought we had conquered decades ago. The world has enough problems without us returning to the ones we’ve already solved.

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Good Dogs and Card Carrying Communists

Good Dogs and Card Carrying Communists

Pinko may very well be a card-carrying communist soon since he’s begun the process to officially join Workers World Party (history on Wiki).  I don’t know if they actually have a card.  I hope they do, though, because if you’re […]

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Which Will Kill Us First?

Which Will Kill Us First?

Climate change or nuclear boom-boom? Which will do us in? Will we slowly drown in rising seas and die in weather disasters and famines, or get wiped out by nuclear weaponry? I pondered this while reading a news story about movement […]

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Peak Technology

Peak Technology

People have an addiction to the connectivity of technology, the convenience of instant food, the pill for whatever discomforts. Industry seeks ever-increasing efficiency in creating profits. Who could possibly have the wisdom of predicting harmful new technology and yet the leadership to act upon those decisions? Would we be able to go back in technology even if we knew that it would cause our extinction?

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Defining the Narrative: Peaceful Protest in Ferguson

Defining the Narrative: Peaceful Protest in Ferguson

Peaceful assembly, freedom of association and freedom of expression are basic human rights. Rights that are guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution and the laws of Missouri. Peaceful protest is a hallmark and a legacy of past movements for change, equal […]

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Even the Fed Head Doesn’t Like America’s Growing Inequality

Even the Fed Head Doesn’t Like America’s Growing Inequality

Liberals and lefties have been decrying the United States’ inequality problems for years, but now the topic has been officially certified a concern by the country’s Federal Reserve chair. Janet Yellen, who has been Fed chair for eight and a […]

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Reaching Out Across Twitter and the Atlantic: ‘Sorry, Syria’

Reaching Out Across Twitter and the Atlantic: ‘Sorry, Syria’

The United States government and its allies want you to know that bombs are being dropped on Syria because the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) terrorists are very bad men who must be stopped. Those IS militants in Iraq and […]

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Everybody’s Talking About Climate Change. Well, Almost…

Everybody’s Talking About Climate Change. Well, Almost…

Pardon the pun, but global warming has been a hot topic in the news these last few days. First there was a Sunday of public rallies exhorting governments to do something, for crying out loud, about the pernicious upward creep in […]

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