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Oct 13, 2011

I just submitted a new short article on our Enhanced Reason blog & in Care 2, of course.

It is a true story from 1996 that is still a good example of why folks should not assume poor people "just need to get a job" or "ask for help" or "make better choices".

Please, spread this message far & wide to promote a better general awareness on these issues.

Peace & Blessings, Kathleen

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Posted: Oct 13, 2011 6:26pm
Sep 5, 2011
Here are recent article from our ENHANCED REASON writers. Please enjoy & Note.  Thank you!!!!   Blessings, Kathleen

A Dozen Important Facts Concerning Poverty Assistance
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, propaganda, terrorism, usa, activists, children, culture, education, family, health, interesting, law, philanthro )
Kathleen - 5 minutes ago -
The fraud within the welfare system is committed by a small minority... but is especially committed by many various providers. For cash assistance, with each added child the personal allotted amount goes DOWN. the large majority would LOVE employment!!!
Will It Be Inflation or Deflation We Face in 2012?
Business  (tags: americans, congress, constitution, corruption, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, government, lies, obama, propaganda, republicans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, debt, economy, Entrepreneurs, finance, foreclosures, investing )
Kathleen - 11 minutes ago -
It seems likely one economic senario will be headed our way in 2012 and it is difficult to know which one. Our U.S. monetary base has absolutely exploded over the last couple of years, and all that money filtered into the consumer hands, but now is being
Scaling the 7 Mountains Mandate
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Kathleen - 19 hours ago -
ARE YOU AWARE OF THIS POLITICAL PLAGUE AMONG US???: Dominionists are a creeping cancer, a malignant growth if left unchecked, that desires total dominion over all secular institutions in America, establishing this country firmly with arrogant supremacy as
Cannabis and the Christ: Jesus Used Marijuana
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Kathleen - 1 day ago -
The ancient recipe for this anointing oil, recorded in the Old Testament book of Exodus (30: 22-23) included over nine pounds of flowering cannabis tops, Hebrew "kaneh-bosm". Kaneh-bos sounds remarkably similar to the modern cannabis.

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Posted: Sep 5, 2011 5:48pm
Sep 1, 2011
Hello Friends,

Please explore our new writer's site with articles covering a variety of topics. Most are great sources of information!!!

Peace & Blessings, Kathleen R

Here is a collection of recently submitted articles.

Why Now Is a Great Time to Join Enhanced Reason
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Kathleen - 1 minute ago -
We are "enhanced" when we work together to do something greater than ourselves. We are "enhanced" because the power of many is stonger than the power of one. So we have a common goal to help "enhance" each other, and the more we care about others, the mo
Even Better Than Recycling
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, humans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Susta )
Kathleen - 4 minutes ago -
there is so much more we can do, and actually lead a healthier and more financially stable lifestyle. Let's take a look at some things we can do, but also please comment with your contributions below
Tragedy of the Commons
Environment  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, health, interesting, philanthropy, rights, sadness, society, climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarmi )
Kathleen - 7 minutes ago -
Let's pretend we have an imaginary plot of land that is 10 acres by 10 acres that is completely self sufficient. Nothing enters or exits. We have some farmland, trees, a few animals, a spring supplying water, and two families with 4 adults and 6 children.
What Is the Affordable Care Act?
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, health, illness, interesting, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study )
Kathleen - 12 minutes ago -
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), per Wikipedia, is a United States federal statute that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010; however, for you and me, it is more than just an ordinary law.
Commemorating King and the Way Forward for President Obama
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, congress, constitution, corruption, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, democrats, republicans, propaganda, obama, usa, activists, culture, ethics, education, interesting, philanthropy, rights, society )
Kathleen - 15 minutes ago -
As Mr. Dionne noted, King was far from the moderate that we now tend to view him. He was labeled an "extremist" and he took pride in that label. He made whites very uncomfortable back in 1963. He noted that whites seemed to value order over justice. Dr. K
Religion: Past, Present
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, family, freedoms, government, interesting, law, politics, religion )
Kathleen - 19 minutes ago -
It seems so logical that there needs to be a "wall of separation between state and religion" yet it is not a codified rule of Governance or for that matter, an opinion all agree on. When I say "all agree on" I am not referring to just the current discorda
Brew Pubs ... The Return of Finely Crafted Beers
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, finance, government, investing, investors, marketing, money, news, society )
Kathleen - 22 minutes ago -
you know the dimly lit corner tavern, beer-soaked carpeting and Joe the Bartender, of course a long row of customers with their glasses of diluted and watery beer, the patrons all staring at a flickering television? Versions of these older drinking estab
Tale of One City With Two Personas
Health & Wellness  (tags: congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, lies, media, propaganda, terrorism, americans, culture, education, family, interesting, philanthropy, politics, society, environment, interesting, research )
Kathleen - 25 minutes ago -
Now, my Friends, I close this little tale with a question. Regardless of where you live and regardless of your particular point of view - There is a - one time ordinary community - place of human habitation that is in dire need of help - Can it happen?
First Federal Reserve Audit
Business  (tags: americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, government, lies, propaganda, culture, education, ethics, interesting, philanthropy, society, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, ethics, finance, inve )
Kathleen - 30 minutes ago -
As everyone even half awake already knows, the mis-named "Federal Reserve Bank" is a private corporation with a free mandate to control the US economy. It has a quasi-governmental function, and is allegedly under some kind of oversight by Congress, thoug
The Dirty Little Secret - American Free Market Capitalism
Business  (tags: americans, activists, children, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, interesting, politics, philanthropy, society, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, propagan )
Kathleen - 2 days ago -
The American mantra affects the U.S. population as well. Poverty levels are rising, the working poor expanding and homelessness one pay check away for many. Isn't it time to re-examine the American government/corporate mantra and speak more for global...

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Posted: Sep 1, 2011 1:38am
Feb 15, 2011
My Dear Friends,

I have not meant to be rather neglectful for a quite awhile! I really DO read messages & news from you, yet don't always comment, etc. s some know, I've been deeply involved in earning higher degrees along with "overseeing" the well being of our family (now up to 13 grandchildren), & dealing with disabilities. More recently, I have been actively sharing news items with family & friends via Facebook. Now, I hope to begin sharing all items of interest there and here too.

Peace & Love, Kathleen R
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Posted: Feb 15, 2011 9:22pm
Dec 31, 2010
This was written by a local journalism student who has done an excellent job explaining some crucial realities MANY American families are enduring. It's the first article I have submitted in awhile and I think it is important enough to be shared all around.


Food Insecurity Still Plagues Region
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Posted: Dec 31, 2010 11:39am
Nov 8, 2010
Hi Friends,

A friend on another social network posted an article about climate change measurements. I see it has been posted on Care2 too by someone else. Well, I am trying help the non-believers become better informed with scientific sources (not political ones). Some people believe climate change is propaganda while still others believe the no-change perspective is the propaganda. I am seeking reliable scientific input for this debate.

Do you have reliable sources that I could "share forward" and help increase important knowledge?

Your help will be greatly appreciated!!! Thank you!

Kathleen R

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Posted: Nov 8, 2010 4:34pm
Nov 1, 2010
Hello Friends,

This is my first submission in ages. I know many of you will appreciate it also. Dandelion  Salad is a nice source. Please, Note It. Thank you!!! 

Peace~ Kathleen R
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Posted: Nov 1, 2010 6:24pm
Oct 28, 2010

Meet Nora Jeanmarie Miller, born Sweetest Day - 10/16/10, to my youngest son and his fiancee. He had proposed on Valentine's Day and then later that week she went to the ER with problems & learned she was pregnant. They decided to stick with a wedding date for next year so that they can plan ahead and enjoy it all. Nora has red hair like her paternal grandma and matrernal grandpa, so we're doing our share to keep it going~ LOL

Nora Jeanmarie was welcomed by 3 brothers: Thurston Ezekial, 10; Keigan Roger, 7 1/2; & Peyton William, 5. She is my 10th biological grandchild & 14th descendant and, of them, only one is a daughter and only two are granddaughters. All are deeply precious~of course!!!


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Posted: Oct 28, 2010 12:03am
Oct 6, 2010
Hello Friends,

I am especially interested in the views from foreignors. Although, if you are from the USA then tell me briefly which political party you are most aligned with. This poll is simply for my own curiosity because I like to know what a variety of others think when I am discussing various social issues.

Kathleen R 
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Posted: Oct 6, 2010 12:28am
Sep 4, 2010

A local (low-income Appalachian region of OH) college has a program in a local high school that guides 8th graders to seniors to do well and go on to additional education after graduation. The funding was provided due to the observed need. ...The program has been very successful!! Now the govt may take away the funding because "the need no longer exists". OF COURSE, the need will quickly be obvious when funding ends!!!!! WHY stop something that works so well???? I would also suggest investing in our nation by providing more employment opportunities within the region for all these folks in poverty trying to get ahead with more edu & training, etc.!!!! 

PLEASE, share your views about this situation.


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