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March 18th, 2015 - 8:09 pm § in Politics

Florida state employee ordered to undergo mental evaluation after speaking about climate change

A Florida state employee has been suspended from work, given a letter of reprimand, and ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation after uttering the words “climate change” at a coastal management meeting on March 9, according to a Florida blogger. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has banne[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 7:25 pm § in Politics, Religion

Now only religious people can get married in Oklahoma

Not content to deny the legal rights of marriage to gays, Oklahoma’s crazed Republican legislature today relegated atheists and agnostics to singlehood. According to Democratic Underground, “A bill that would restrict the right to marry to people of faith and [require] all marriage lice[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 1:37 pm § in Misc.

ISRAEL and WAR

Bibi’s Ugly Win Will Harm Israel A desperate Netanyahu used fear to grab the most seats in the election, but his rejection of a Palestinian state will further isolate the Jewish state. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu won a big election Tuesday, but he won ugly by staking out[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 11:26 am § in The Ave Scene

FACEBOOK: Dom Holden holds forth on Seattle Housing

Dominic Holden Seattle is finally seizing derelict properties in the Roosevelt neighborhood, which is smart, but they’re proposing to use that land for a little park. THAT’S GODDAMN STUPID. Seattle needs less underused open space and more buildings stacked with people. Right now, there&#[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 10:14 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Get money, but don’t exploit!

Autonomy and Entrepreneurship are positive components of African American urban male street culture. There is absolutely nothing wrong with young African American men not wanting to conform to society’s standards.  African American males are not wrong for wanting to start businesses and want[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 10:12 am § in Politics

Republican legislator opposes auto jobs because they might bring unions to his state

A Tennessee Republican state legislator is so upset that new manufacturing jobs at a Volkswagen plant in his district might attract unions he refused to vote for $165.8 million of state incentives for the company. (Click here for source) Photo: State Sen. Bo Watson would rather have no jobs than uni[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 8:36 am § in Misc.

Netanyahu’s Idea of Peace

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March 18th, 2015 - 7:38 am § in Misc.

RADICAL REPUBLICAN

The Party Of Lincoln Proposes A Return to Slavery Jeb Bush makes the case for a $0 federal minimum wage At least three Republican presidential hopefuls have suggested the federal minimum wage law shouldn’t exist at all. msnbc.com[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 1:52 am § in Misc.

SOUTH CAROLINA: An Alternative History

WHAT IF? What if 160 years ago,  a century and a half has passed since the Yemasee Wars Carolina had freed itself  its European colonizers and established itself as an independent country?  Imagine airships patrolling the northern and southern borders, letting through runaway slaves from the Un[...]

March 18th, 2015 - 12:46 am § in Misc.

RADICAL REPUBLICANS

The Quiet Plan to Sell Off America’s National Forests <img width=”968″ height=”673″ src=”http://www.nationofchange.org/2015/wp-content/uploads/RobBishop031715.jpeg” class=”attachment-full wp-post-image” alt=”RobBishop031715″ /&[...]