Monthly Archives: July 2011

Check out “WINDOWS AND MIRRORS”


http://windowsandmirrors.org/ Check out “WINDOWS AND MIRRORS”. Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan is an exhibit traveling the US that makes a powerful statement on a nearly invisible reality. Advertisements

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Many of my good friends are fundamentalist Christians, but too many haven’t learned politics and economics properly


Many of my good friends are fundamentalist Christians, but too many haven’t learned politics and economics properly. They also need to be more grateful to governments that the Lord has provided. (I know I need to be more grateful at … Continue reading

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Norway’s Agony, and Responsible Reporting


Norway’s Agony, and Responsible Reporting By Adnan Al-Daini Last night (22-July-2011) Frank Gardner, the BBC’s security correspondent reporting on the terrorist outrage in Norway, speculated that the horrific attack might be “Islamist” inspired with the “al-Qaida” word mentioned. Further speculation … Continue reading

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Ron Hutchcraft: Tsunami Hero!


By Ron Hutchcraft If you’re a parent, or even a grandparent, when your kid gets a great teacher, they become a hero to them and to you. But every once in a while, a teacher does something so unforgettable that … Continue reading

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Planning your next summer vacation? Well, the Grand Canyon might be out. Soon, its waters might even be glowing in the dark.


Dear Kevin, Don’t let Big Oil and its allies in Congress ruin your next summer vacation. Planning your next summer vacation? Well, the Grand Canyon might be out. Soon, its waters might even be glowing in the dark. If the … Continue reading

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OEN & CBPP Analysis: Boehner’s Plan = “Greatest increase in poverty and hardship produced by any law in modern U.S. history”


“House Speaker John Boehner’s new budget proposal would require deep cuts in the years immediately ahead in Social Security and Medicare benefits for current retirees, the repeal of health reform’s coverage expansions, or wholesale evisceration of basic assistance programs for … Continue reading

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Due to State and Federal Budget Cuts in last year, America has lost an extra 3/4 million jobs:Now the Post Office near you is On The Block


The U.S. federal government and U.S. state governments are making the unemployment level higher and higher by cutting programs & services right and left. Meanwhile failing to raise taxes to boost the economy and increase jobs is one of AMERICA’S … Continue reading

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We must push aggressively for the speedy confirmation of the person Obama did nominate to run the bureau, Richard Cordray


Kevin, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially began operations this week. That’s good news. However, the bureau is legally restricted from fully exercising its authority until it has a director, which may be months away, because President Obama did not … Continue reading

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NORWAY’s camp attack “was intended to hurt young citizens who actively engage in our democratic and political society. But we must not be intimidated. We need to work for freedom and democracy every day”


God, help the Norwegians and Europeans to recover from this barbarism and respond appropriately.–KAS Officials: Death toll up to at least 80 in Norway youth camp shooting By NILS MYKLEBOST–Associated Press The Post-Star | Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 10:25 … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Californian Communities and Corporate Housing–Hyprocracy and Hybrids”


Last week, my friend in the Bay area, Tim Lohrentz wrote on Facebook, “The apartment complex I was going to move in to told me that I can’t due to my electric car – they don’t want a cord dangling … Continue reading

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