This 12 year old takes on NC Governor McCrory with grace and class, something GOP is lacking

This 12 year old takes on NC Governor McCrory with grace and class, something GOP is lacking

Keep saying to yourself… she is 12 years old. Madison Kimrey is part of the Moral Monday protests in North Carolina.
Umm Mr. Chainsaw? You had ONE Job….

Umm Mr. Chainsaw? You had ONE Job….

Interesting #epicfail
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Skydiving ant uses head as a shield. Larry the Cable Guy would be proud.

Wired Magazine features an ant that is rather unique. When threatened it will leap from branch to branch and glide right back to the trunk. “…a family of Cephalotes ants, whose soldiers, no joke, use... Read More
Christine Blower, the NUT's general secretary

All 1-day strikes do is piss people off. Real change comes from real strikes.

The Guardian talks about the recent National Union of teachers meeting where members want real strikes but the NUT secretary is against it. Strikes only work if there is real pain felt. Pain string enough it... Read More
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Could Elizabeth Warren’s clout finally shift Dems to the left?

The Hill reports: “Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has emerged as one of the top fundraisers for Senate Democratic candidates in the midterm election campaign, filling a void left by the absence of Hillary Clinton. Warren,... Read More
brain injury

Why do 50% of NYC teens behind bars have brain injuries?

About half of teens between 16 and 18 suffered a traumatic brain injury before being locked up in a NYC jail. ThinkProgess discusses a news study. “Traumatic brain injuries can cause mood and behavior changes... Read More
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Nice work if you can get it? How NYC taxi driver evaded $28K in tolls

Stop laughing. This clever guy almost got away with it! USA Today reports. “How would a cabbie manage to cross the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in New York City more than 3,000 times without paying... Read More
OK Gov Mary Fallin

Oklahoma provides important win for ALEC and their 50-state campaign against democracy

When OK Governor Fallin (R) signed a bill prohibiting local governments from boosting the minimum wage, it was a huge victory in ALEC’s fight against citizen rights. Who ever heard of state government expressly forbidding... Read More
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NHS charges likely to rise to cover growing elderly health costs

The Guardian reports that Shadow health Secretary Andy Burham expects coats to rise for everyone to cover the £30 bn donut hole.  
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Now can we impeach him? Scalia recommends sedition to law school students

When a US Supreme Court Associate Justice suggests law school students should revolt against their own government if taxes become too high, is that not the last straw in this lunatic’s assault opn the US... Read More
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Speaks At The Citadel's Corps Of Cadets

Rand Paul’s Putin Problem

by Brent Budowsky If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton runs against Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for president in November 2016, and Russian strongman-for-life Vladimir Putin remains in power, Clinton could win a victory approaching... Read More
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Tea Party Lying Quote of the Day – Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS)

“It’s hard to get accurate numbers on anything. But the numbers we see today is that — as I understand them — we believe there are more people uninsured today in Kansas than there were... Read More
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Four bad things about the epic California drought.

It’s getting worse. Think Progress details how. First, the state’s drought conditions did not improve at all.  Second, U.S. Drought Monitor reported a stunning loss of snowpack due to extreme warmth Third, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center predicted that the drought in... Read More
Felumlees

Married 70 years, couple dies 15 hours apart.

An amazing love story, right until the very end from USA Today via the Zanesville Times Recorder. “When Helen Felumlee passed away at the age of 92 Saturday morning, her family knew her husband Kenneth... Read More