Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Obamacare success stories you haven’t been hearing about


The Obamacare success stories you haven’t been hearing about Delaware artist David Shevlino will get better health coverage at lower cost next year, thanks to Obamacare. Why aren’t we hearing more about him? (David Shevlino / November 25, 2013) By Michael Hiltzik November 25, … Continue reading

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World


40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World from: http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/maps-that-will-help-you-make-sense-of-the-world/   If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point … Continue reading

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Don’t go shopping this Thanksgiving weekend! Spend it with and on your Family–not on the Waltons!


 

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Has Obama Pardoned Almost As Many Turkeys As Drug Offenders?


President, this tough on crime imagery has got to stop. Common sense, justice and fairness in the courts are things America needs to return to this Thanksgiving.–kas Obama Has Pardoned Almost As Many Turkeys As Drug Offenders by Ryan Reilly, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Celebrating America’s long tradition of survival


ON A FRIDAY the U.S. president was killed by an assassin. On Monday he was buried. On Thursday the country held its annual feast of Thanksgiving. To someone from another country, that might seem an incongruous, if not inappropriate, series … Continue reading

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America’s Annual Festival Pilgrimage Begins and other tropes and lost in translations


The long journey home.Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images This is the fourth installment of a continuing series in which American events are described using the tropes and tone normally employed by the American media to describe events in other countries.   If … Continue reading

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Hanukkah 2013 meets American Thanksgiving 2013: “Thanksgivukkah”?


“The next time it will occur? Hold on to your dreidels: By some calculations, it won’t be for another 79,043 years, thanks to disparities between the Hebrew and Gregorian calendars.” Hanukkah 2013 meets Thanksgiving: Thanksgivukkah from: http://www.denverpost.com/food/ci_24604580/gobble-tov-thanksgiving-meets-hanukkah-rare-confluence ‘ Gobble Tov! Thanksgiving meets … Continue reading

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THE THANKSGIVING LETTER (New Blog from Ron Hutchcraft) Etc.


The Thanksgiving Letter New Blog fromRon Hutchcraft Okay, it probably sounds a little cheesy, but you just had to be there. My wife gave each member of our family a colorful piece of paper on Thanksgiving Day. On it, an … Continue reading

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EINE WELT OHNE ATOMWAFFEN


Liebe(r) Kevin,   nach jahrelangem Streit hat sich die internationale Gemeinschaft mit dem Iran auf ein Übergangsabkommen geeinigt. Diese Vereinbarung über das iranische Atomprogramm ist ein diplomatischer Meilenstein und von großer Bedeutung für uns als Global Zero Bewegung.  Seit Jahren … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme — Again


TomDispatch: Laura Gottesdiener, Wall Street’s Rental Empire [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Our next piece will be posted on Sunday evening, December 1st. Happy Thanksgiving! Tom]  “One shitty deal.” “Shitty deal.” “Shitty.” The date was April 27, 2010, and Senator Carl Levin … Continue reading

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