Political Blogger #Hackathon

The main goal of this event is to offer local bloggers a chance to meet each other and discuss collaboration ideas.
 

One-fourth of bed alarms were broken before UCSD patient wandered away to his death

When Thomas Vera wandered away from the UC San Diego Medical Center to die in a nearby canyon, executives across the University of California Health System were cutting the staff-to-patient ratio.<
 

Crist vs Scott...A Rant....Wake up !

What is wrong with this picture.  We have a criminal in the state house.   We have a bald headed monster wanting to dictate healthcare or lack thereof to make himself richer and richer.
 

IS ASU POLICE SERVING AND PROTECTING STUDENTS AND STAFF?

Reducing crime and disorder requires the police work cooperatively with the people to identify their concerns, solicit their help, and solve their problems.
 

JOIN THE PARTY

RISE UP AND JOIN THE PARTY! The AZ After Party has started! A POLITICAL MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION! RESPECT FOR HUMAN NEEDS IMMIGRANTS AND INDIGENOUS RIGHTS
 

Hobby Lobby: What is the real issue?

Since the Supreme Court decided Hobby Lobby this past June there has been a flurry of commentary regarding women's health, the extent of federal power over matters of conscience with respe
 

John McCain Says He’s ‘Vetted a Number of’ Syrian Rebels and ‘They Can Be Trusted’

When I saw John McCain's interview on Fox News yesterday criticizing Rand Paul's position on Arming the Syrian Rebels and asserting that he has vetted thousands of Syrian Rebels during his 1-day tr
 

Shocking Statements Said by a Politician

This is a collaborative post. I wrote three quotes I found shocking. I'm hoping you can help me grow this list. Add your suggestions in the comments below and I will add them in this post.
 

Looking Left and Right: Cultural Cognition Helps and Harms

A few additional thoughts about issues raised in my two most recent posts about how we automatically process new information to either accept or reject it depending on its relationship to values an
 

Thoughts about our post 9/11 babies

My older son was a baby in my arms when we watched one of the Twin Towers fall on live television. I will never forget the sound of my ex-husband’s voice crying, “Oh no!
 

What is the origin of ISIS?

I would like to know when the group started and what they are fighting against. If people can add the ISIS leadership that would be appreciated as well.

 

The Karmic Lessons of 9/11

 The Ancients were aware of Karma; they both feared and respected it. The knowledge of Karma evolved in the Judeo Christian tradition as “you reap what you sow”. This is the harsh lesson of 9/11.
 

Has the United States embraced the Karmic Lessons of 9/11?

This is a repost of a blog I wrote September 11, 2002: The Karmic Lessons of 9/11

Yes - America is moving in the direction of global brotherhood and stepping back from her hegemonistic ways
50% (1 vote)
No America has failed to learn the horrific lessons of 9/11
50% (1 vote)
I disagree with those who continue to blame America for 9/11
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2
 

How Quickly "Never Forget" is Forgotten

On the eve of September 11th, the President outlined an intense military escalation in the Middle East without clear rationale or achievable goals, without full public debate or Congressional appro
 

Political Satire "New York Brain" Reviewed by Satisfied Reader R. Willson

New York is a naked metropolis of eleven million people, and Stansfield Kaplan is more than just an ordinary denizen of the city, but a modern man-about-town, a sincere young gentleman from Brookly
 

If you were President of the United States, what would you do about ISIS in Syria?

Not Sure
66% (2 votes)
Ground Troops and Airstrikes
33% (1 vote)
Nothing
0% (0 votes)
Airstrikes
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3
 

Time for Politiicans to Head Back to School

As the Obama administration escalates military actions, it would do well to reread a history book on what quagmires did to LBJ's domestic agenda.