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Sherrod Brown for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, americans, democrats, elections, government, President )

- 11 days ago -
At the risk of seeming ridiculous, I think Sherrod Brown should run for president.... for progressive Democrats, Brown would be a nearly perfect nominee.
Help Clarence Moses-El's Family Attend His January Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, freedoms, government, law, police, politics, rights, sadness, violence )

- 16 days ago -
This is a request for donations, and I realize not everyone can or will want to. But I'm sure good wishes and prayers would also be appreciated.
Who Are Prison's Real Victims? Hint: It's Not Just Inmates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, family, humans, law, politics, police, safety, society, women )

- 17 days ago -
Everyone from D.C. politicians to TV pundits is down to discuss stop-and-frisk, the prison-industrial complex, the death penalty, and cracking down on crime. Yet we avoid talking about the system's collateral damage: families.
Car Emissions Vs. Car Crashes: Which One Is Deadlier?
Environment  (tags: environment, healthconditions, humans, pollution )

- 45 days ago -
The answer actually surprised us. Photo credit: Hung Chung Chih/Shutterstock
Walking for Udall, or How America Lost a Big Part of Its Freedom Last Night
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, elections, politics )

- 51 days ago -
America lost a significant chunk of its freedom with the defeat of Udall. I will address this below the fold.
A Look Back at the Insane GOP Fantasy Version of Eric Holder's Tenure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, crime, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, Attorney General, Eric Holder )

- 91 days ago -
Anyone who might possibly be nominated to replace Attorney General Eric Holder after he steps down has to be looking at the treatment Holder has received and wondering if they really want the job.
Radioactive Pigs. Just Another Reason to Visit Germany.
Offbeat  (tags: environment, health, food, safety, boars are radioactive, Chernobyl, diet, Europe, German government, Germany, health, nuclear energy, public saftery, radioactive material, sausages, wild boar )

- 115 days ago -
A new study from the German government, reported by The Telegraph, shows that more than one in three wild boar killed by hunters in the region are too radioactive to be safe for humans to eat.
Fresh Doubts Over a Texas Execution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, cover-up, crime, lies )

- 145 days ago -
Now new evidence has revived questions about Willingham's guilt: In taped interviews, Webb ... gives his first detailed account of how he lied on the witness stand .... (Photo credit: Willingham family)
North Carolina Mayor Walks to Washington to Bring Focus to ObamaCare's Effect on Rural Hospitals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, americans, government, politics, republicans )

- 152 days ago -
See first comment for the email I received about this. It's a shock Fox even covered it, but no shock that they put their own spin on it.
We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, trees, world )

- 172 days ago -
When will we ever learn that nothing stands on its own, then all things are interconnected? maybe not until after we extinguish ourselves.
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