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#BringBackOurGirls.............. ALL OF THEM!

Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country. News outlets across the nation brought attention to Islamist fundamentalist that kidnapped the young ladies and are now holding them...More

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55 Colleges Face Sexual Assault Investigations


The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday released for the first time a comprehensive list of Colleges and Universities under Title IX investigation. (Click to Tweet!) The hope is public pressure will move these schools to cooperate fully and resolve...More

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DECEMBER 2013 December 2, 2013: A cruise fundraiser is held for Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) December 3, 2013: Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) hosts a luncheon fundraiser in Washington, D.C. December 3, 2013: Reps. Mark Amodei (R-NV) and Louis Capps (D-CA)...More


Picking Up The Flag


Yes. I busted my ass for Obama the first time around. Opened my checkbook, campaigned, knocked on doors. Did everything I could to see that he carried Florida in the Presidential election. Not easy in a place where Fred Thompson...More


Bloodshed and Unemployment Insurance


The New York Times front page on 7 March 1930, the day following the march for Unemployment Insurance. Does it boggle your mind to see working class people using their time to demonstrate for less government involvement, while living off...More


Pro-TARP, Pro-Bailout, Pro-Stimulus Romney/Ryan Ticket

Dear Republicans and Conservatives, Over the weekend, Mitt Romney announced his VP pick, Wisconsin congressman and Chairman of Budget Committee Paul Ryan, and surprised me. Personally I think Ryan is a dangerous pick, allowing Team Obama to attack his proposed...More


Romney/Ryan White House – Gold Mine for 1 Percent

…Also a Financial Burden for Medicare Recipients and the poor Now that we know whom Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has chosen to run on his ticket, we can get a better idea of what kind of White House can...More


Right Wing Takes Aim at Public Education


How sad -- and suicidal - that conservatives have decided to declare open warfare on public education. In a previous life, I played a minor role as speechwriter and special assistant to our state's Secretary of Education during the development...More




Something that was discussed in great detail on Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry’s program yesterday was Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech to the NAACP convention held here in Houston this week past. He brought up some interesting points, which made me think...More


Chicken, UTIs, and a long-festering antibiotic problem [The Pump Handle]


If you haven’t yet read Maryn McKenna’s riveting Atlantic article “ How Your Chicken Dinner is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug ,” you should. McKenna, working with the with the Food and Environment Reporting Network , has delved into research that’s...More