Monthly Archives: August 2016

CNN’s Corey Lewandowski fiasco is probably the worst conflict-of-interest problem in the history of cable news


Trump’s close ties to white supremacists examined, Sean Hannity’s sycophancy, Charles Blow drops the hammer, and more … Kevin, Beyond the notable Media Matters work below, here are some other things I’ve read this week: Maddie Stone on climate change … Continue reading

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“WAR ON THE ROCKS”–Who will Bring an End to Unending War?


BRINGING AN END TO THE FOREVER WAR by rosecoveredglasses “WAR ON THE ROCKS” “Over the last decade and a half, the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) has served to underwrite a far-flung conflict against a shifting succession of … Continue reading

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Gutting the GOP????


How Donald Trump’s Politics Will Gut the Republican Party for Decades An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on the difference between racism, xenophobia, protectionism, nuclear proliferation, torture, war crimes, fanboy support—and the GOP. READ FULL ARTICLE Share:

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33 States have been Totally Ignored in this Presidential Election


 To view in your browser or send to your Facebook friends or Twitter followers Half of the 96 presidential campaign events so far have been in just 5 states (Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia).  The presidential candidates have campaigned … Continue reading

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Pain and Your Locus of Control


One of the most de-motivating thing is when you feel you don’t have control over what your body is doing – and therefore your life. And for many people who have chronic pain, this is exactly how they feel – … Continue reading

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Manifest Destiny and American National Parks


With the recent centennial of the National Park Service, we’ve seen much publicity in favor of national parks within the United States. The idea of natural protected areas is viewed as a general good among popular opinion. Who could be … Continue reading

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Retinal Detachments and Us


People have been asking me about what causes retinal detachment, i.e. in the wake of my recent surgery. Since no single event seems to have caused my retinal tear, I was explained to by my physisican that those over 50 … Continue reading

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Our TaxDollars at Work? –Buying 460 More F-35 Fighters Before Combat Testing Even Begins?


Buy 460 More F-35 Fighters Before Combat Testing Even Begins? by rosecoveredglasses “THE CIPHER BRIEF” “Proponents argue that this will result in savings. Taxpayers will be on the hook for even greater costs, a scenario that is all risk with little … Continue reading

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What Vietnam War Can Teach Us About Resettling Refugees


What Vietnam War Can Teach Us About Resettling Refugees The relocation of Vietnamese “boat people” in the 1970s was deemed a social failure. READ FULL ARTICLE Share:

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Big win in our fight to protect kids from online sex trafficking.


We just scored a big win in our fight to protect kids from online sex trafficking. After the CEO of Backpage.com—the market leader in commercial-sex advertising—refused to obey a legal subpoena as part of my Senate investigation into online sex … Continue reading

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