Monthly Archives: December 2014

USA States Most & Least Dependent on the Federal Government


Sadly DOD spending per state and federally funded DOD personnel per state seems to have been undercounted in this otherwise good study.–kas States Most & Least Dependent on the Federal Government by John S Kiernan The extent to which the … Continue reading

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Learn Geography, Stupid! This will enlighten You!


States Preaching Small Government Most Dependent On Federal Government by Egberto Willies at: http://egbertowillies.com/2014/03/27/federal-government-dependency-red-state/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=EgbertoWillies.com&utm_content=States%20Preaching%20Small%20Government%20Most%20Dependent%20On%20Federal%20Government The map above is striking. It is a perfect illustration that politics and facts at times seem mutually exclusive. In short, with just a few exceptions, the … Continue reading

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Geographer-at-Large Looks Anew at the USA and North America


  random notes: geographer-at-large “Geography, sir, is ruinous in its effects on the lower classes. Reading, writing, and arithmetic are comparatively safe, but geography invariably leads to revolution.” (1879 testimony before a Select Committee of the House of Commons, London, … Continue reading

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Every fight is now Armageddon in America–& around the globe


Opinion Every fight is now Armageddon in America from: http://www.newsday.com/opinion/every-fight-is-now-armageddon-in-america-ej-dionne-1.9750199 By E.J. DIONNE JR., The Washington Post Meg Greenfield, the late Washington Post editorial page editor, counseled against writing in “High C” all the time. By this she meant that an … Continue reading

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Is it Too Much to Ask that The New York Times Does a Better Job in 2015? The New York Times vs. Al Jazeera: The Malleability of Truth


The New York Times vs. Al Jazeera: The Malleability of Truth from: http://paminprogress.tumblr.com/post/106377592837/the-new-york-times-vs-al-jazeera-the#.VJ-UZLurLYA.facebook One incident. Two articles. Two totally different impressions. The event in question occurred the day before Christmas, on the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel. What is … Continue reading

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Is this any way to run the Holy Land?


Killing 40 civilians in one go is “reasonable,” says Israel army ethicist Submitted by Rania Khalek on Wed, 12/31/2014 – 02:01 010814_ash_00_38.jpg Palestinians mourn for eight members of the Bayoumi family, killed in an Israeli air strike on their building, … Continue reading

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4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously


Brandan Robertson Become a fanChristian writer, activist, & speaker who seeks to build-bridges across cultural, theological, and political divides. 4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously It’s no secret that those of us who claim to … Continue reading

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5 Things I Wish Christians Would Admit About the Bible — We do God and His Word a disservice when we turn Scripture into something it’s not.


God 5 Things I Wish Christians Would Admit About the Bible We do God and His Word a disservice when we turn Scripture into something it’s not. By John Pavlovitz from: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/god/5-things-i-wish-christians-would-admit-about-bible John Pavlovitz is a pastor/blogger from Wake Forest, North … Continue reading

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MIT Researcher’s New Warning: At Today’s Rate, Half Of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic By 2025–Is it the Food? The Occupation of our Minds?


MIT Researcher’s New Warning: At Today’s Rate, Half Of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic By 2025 THE MIND UNLEASHED see original story with video here: http://themindunleashed.org/2014/10/mit-researchers-new-warning-todays-rate-half-u-s-children-will-autistic-2025.html Nick Meyer, althealthworks.com Research scientist Stephanie Seneff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a … Continue reading

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Basic Knowledge for All (Part 2) More for Americans to Finally Internalize–starting at Grade 1 (Elementary) and in All Economic Courses Later on


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