Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sarah Ramirez, to the rescue!Fruit was falling off trees, rotting.


Fruit was falling off trees, rotting. Sarah Ramirez, to the rescue! Ramirez, a health advocate in Tulare County, Calif., started a program to pick up unused fresh produce from yards and donate it to the food bank, rescuing fruits and … Continue reading

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An Endless Cycle of Indecisive Wars needs Ending Now, America!


Tomgram: Patrick Cockburn, An Endless Cycle of Indecisive Wars [Note to TomDispatch Readers: Patrick Cockburn has arguably been our premier journalist of the Middle East in these last years. For theIndependent, he’s produced a body of journalism about our wars … Continue reading

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Viva Chilean folksinger Victor Jara!


Dear Kevin, Nearly 43 years after the assassination of famed Chilean folksinger Victor Jara, a Florida jury has found a former Chilean lieutenant and School of the Americas graduate liable for his grisly murder in the days after a U.S.-backed … Continue reading

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Do you see yourself in these Girls?


THE WHITE HOUSE I see myself in these girls, I see my daughters in these girls, and I simply cannot walk away from them.” — First Lady Michelle Obama Imagine being told that you are not allowed to go to … Continue reading

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I Love JVfP and Support BDS–why not?


Dear Kevin, How’s this for a contrast: Over the last few months, politicians all over the country have mobilized to attack, slander, misrepresent, undermine, blacklist, and otherwise condemn the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement working to hold Israel to basic … Continue reading

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Blue Serengeti tells the story of why Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is a lunch stop for many large predators and makes the direct comparison between Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the Great Serengeti Parks of Africa


In this issue Monterey Bay: an epic lunch stop for many large predators Protect the CA plastic bag ban! No to plastic: custom Mission Blue t-shirts… It’s really not a good idea to Find Dory PREMIER: Dive In the Blue Serengeti! … Continue reading

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Military Reservists Suffer Employment Loopholes


Originally posted on ROSE COVERED GLASSES:
“MILITARY TIMES” “Forced” — to sign a fine-print legal document surrendering the right to sue. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, known as USERRA, exists to protect military reservists against such discrimination.…

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Military Reservists Suffer Employment Loopholes


“MILITARY TIMES” “Forced” — to sign a fine-print legal document surrendering the right to sue. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, known as USERRA, exists to … Source: Military Reservists Suffer Employment Loopholes

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Finding more and more of God’s hidden and forgotten creatures in Palawan, rated world’s best island year-after-year


This mountain, Cleopatra’s Needle, is something we can view on the way from Puerto Princesa to Port Barton. –kas   Researchers find treasure trove of unique, threatened animals in Philippine forest by Shaira Panela A group of more than 30 researchers … Continue reading

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Well, is it true, Barack?Is the only way Obama and the party prevent a future Trump witch hunt is to indict Clinton, disqualify her from the race, and allow a clean convention without any criminal candidates?


Obama must indict Clinton to save himself June  2016 The thousands of classified emails hosted on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s illegal server included 22 emails classified as Special Access Programs (SAP), intelligence that is only handled at the highest … Continue reading

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