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Magna Carta: No One is Above the Law

Magna Carta: No One is Above the Law

A highly influential document turns 800 years old in June. The Magna Carta, which in Latin means “great charter,” is a milestone in the development of human rights and limitations on powers of the state. England’s King John, in agreeing to […]

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Get Out and LOTE?

Get Out and LOTE?

  LOTE - The lesser of two evils principle (or lesser evil principle) is the principle that when given two bad choices, the one which is not as bad as the other should be chosen over the one that is the greater threat. LOTE. […]

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Who Said it? Galileo Galilei or Ted Cruz?

Who Said it? Galileo Galilei or Ted Cruz?

In a recent interview, presidential candidate Ted Cruz said that contemporary “global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-Earthers. You know it used to be it is accepted scientific wisdom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier,” […]

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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 Looks since: stitches […]

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