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World  (tags: free hana gan, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Canadian, Isreali government, violence, society, children )

- 8 hours ago -
President Rivlin. Hana Gan âEUR" a pregnant Canadian Citizen and her two young sons - also Canadian citizens - are being held in Israel against their will and are #TrappedinIsrael Your Prime Minister encourages Jews all over the world....
Dogs Left to Starve in Southland Garage | Stuff.Co.Nz
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, dogs, investigation, law, pets, rescued, suffering )

- 9 hours ago -
They are still alive. They nearly starved to death. New Zealand animal abuse.
Scrap Plan to Drop Poison on California Islands PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 9 hours ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a plan to drop poison from a helicopter over the South Farallon Islands off the coast of California to kill rodents. They claim that this mass poisoning is necessary to stop owls from coming to the islands
CFR Admits Spending Millions to Confuse Public About Geoengineering
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, cover-up )

- 9 hours ago -
First of all, of course, there is a lot of money getting spent to make sure that a very substantial portion of the public stays totally confused about this
Wyden Shows Connection Between Rigged Trade and Rigged Government - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, politics, obama, abuse, media, democrats, republicans, usa, corporate, economy, dishonesty, money, business, law )

- 9 hours ago -
A week of actions took place in order to convince Sen. Ron Wyden to not co-sponsor fast track with Sen. Orrin Hatch. Unfortunately, what was discovered was a secretly negotiated fundraiser for a secretly negotiated corporate agreement.
How the Unquestioning Love of Man's Best Friend Is Helping Young Asperger's Sufferers Connect With the World
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, dog, therapy, good news )

- 9 hours ago -
Australian kids suffering the effects of autism are getting a helping paw from assistance dogs.
Protect Our Drinking Water PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, water, fracking )

- 10 hours ago -
We're tired of the oil and gas industry's propaganda. It's past time to follow up on the EPA's findings with more rigorous scientific research. Join us in calling on the EPA to look into the risks of fracking and make sure that our drinking water is safe
JetBlue Sued By Ex-Pilot Who Had Midair Meltdown
Society & Culture  (tags: airlines, airline pilots, screening, psych tests, crash disasters, physical impairments, medical conditions, US, regulationssafety, society, transportation )

- 10 hours ago -
In the aftermath of Germanwings disaster what an ingenius idea! JetBlue failed to make any effort to ensure that Captain Osbon was fit to fly, Instead, maintained a culture designed to protect the careers of crewmembers that were demonstrably impaired.
Save the Elephants PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
Elephants are the victims of an illegal wildlife trafficking enterprise that is more organized, militarized, and lucrative than ever before.
Islamist Terror GroupâEUR(TM)s Bloody Siege at a Somalia Hotel Ends With 20 Killed, Including U.N. Diplomat
World  (tags: Africa, Somalia, hotel siege, shabaab, islamist terror )

- 10 hours ago -
A siege carried out by Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, Somalia, Friday ended with at least 20 people dead, including a U.N. diplomat, according to authorities.
Send a Note of Thanks or No Thanks PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, water )

- 10 hours ago -
The Senate recently voted on an amendment seeking to limit the clean water rule. Send California's senators a note of thanks for voting against the amendment, or tell them no thanks for voting for it.
Galveston Residents: Support TNR in Galveston PETITION
Animals  (tags: cats, Texas, protection, tnr )

- 10 hours ago -
This action is ONLY for residents of Galveston, Texas. The Galveston City Council is considering a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) ordinance that would protect cats and effectively address the community cat population.
Keep Florida Free of Fracking PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
Please take a moment now to let your elected officials know you support a complete and immediate ban on fracking in the state.
'Get Them Off Rails Now,' Sen. Cantwell Says of Some Oil Tank Cars - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Senator Maria Cantwell, oil tank rail cars, oil transport, public safety, PAUSE, petition )

- 11 hours ago -
After a series of recent fiery train derailments, Maria Cantwell (D-Wash) on Wed. introduced legislation to regulate oil tank cars. The bill would also require that D.O.T. make rules on crude oil volatility. Please read details and sign the petition!
SeattleâEUR(TM)s $15 Min. Wage Is Making Something Happen That City Leaders Never Expected
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, government, education )

- 11 hours ago -
n a few weeks, Seattle's new, highest in the country, $15 per hour minimum wage will go into effect. Like many liberal policies, it was passed by City Hall with the best of intentions. The only problem is, in the end, it may do more harm than good for man
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: culture, ethics, religion, rights, politics, society, corruption, crime, education, lies, media, dishonesty, crime )

- 11 hours ago -
96 Seconds of Baby Elephants   video
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, elephants, conservation, endangered, abuse, extinction, death, wildanimals )

- 12 hours ago -
Watch baby elephants frolic in this short from the Wildlife Conservation Society. Visit 96 Elephants, and sign the pledge to ban the sale of ivory in your country.
Yucca Site Seen Gaining in Opponent Reid's 2016 Senate Departure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Politics, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Waste Storage, Yucca Mountain, Sen. Harry Reid, Retirement )

- 12 hours ago -
"Senate Democrats who were less likely to back the proposed waste site 90 miles north of Las Vegas with Reid in charge may feel free to do so."
Personal Update - 3/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 12 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
New Study Shows Roundup Herbicide Causes Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance is a serious and g )

- 12 hours ago -
This is the first study of its kind in the world. While other substances such as aspirin have been shown to change bacterias tolerance to antibiotics herbicides have never been tested. The team at the University of Canterbury investigated what happens...
Amazing Slow-Mo: Rare Tiger Released Into Wild ~ National Geographic   video
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, endangered, extinction, protection, wildanimals, tigers )

- 12 hours ago -
Two filmmakers film hiigh-speed footage of a Siberian tiger being released into the wild. In the past, conventional cameras captured only a fleeting glimpse of a tiger
13 Years in Prison for Two Reefers
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, sentences, marijuana, war on drugs, clemency, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
In 2011, Bernard was riding a bike in New Orleans when police officers stopped him and discovered the 2.8 grams of marijuana. Due to two, decades-old prior drug convictions, he was charged under the stateâEUR(TM)s habitual offender law and faced a mandatory...
The HIll: GMO Bill Intensifies Federal Food Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Agriculture, Farming, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Labeling, Congress, Bill )

- 13 hours ago -
"That would mean 70 to 80 percent of food they eat would have a GMO label on it. We typically label the exception not the rule. When you go into the grocery store you don't see products labeled not organic."--Denzel McGuire
Anti-Gay Irish Marriage Group: Homosexuality Causes Cancer / EDGE Boston, MA
Society & Culture  (tags: Irish Republic, Catholics, ADFAM, referendum on Gay Marriage, LGBT rights, Marriage Equality, Equal Rights, Gay Marriage, Human Rights, LGBT rights, non-discrimination, Ireland, religious bigotry )

- 13 hours ago -
The Irish Republic's referendum on gay marriage is scheduled for May 22. The ADFAM's paper lists why voters should vote against the gay marriage referendum.{Alliance for Defense of Family And Marriage.} 'Gays die earlier, don't even live together...' !
ACTION! Urge Pope Francis to Abandon His Decision to Canonize Junipero Serra
Society & Culture  (tags: death, americans, murder, Native Americans, genocide, lies, pope francis, catholic church )

- 13 hours ago -
.Pope Francis is coming to Washington, D.C., to canonize Junipero Serra as a Saint. Father Serra was responsible for the deception, exploitation, oppression, enslavement and genocide of thousands of Indigenous Californians.

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