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I’m still thinking about this, so …

May 17th, 2013 at 10:09 pm » Comments Off

I posted this to facebook, but it’s still on my mind. Alternet.org asked Why Cops Bust Down Doors of Medical Pot Growers, But Ignore Men Who Keep Naked Girls on Leashes? Why? 1. Low status of women and the cultural view that women are objects for the use of men. The priority that crimes like [...]



The facts about bottled water:

December 14th, 2009 at 7:34 pm » Comments Off

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Two Gates Project

November 23rd, 2009 at 8:08 am » Comments Off

This would cut us off from the rest of the Delta. No Delta Gates Main site for opposition Form to oppose 2gates The experiment, proposed by (and paid for) by southern California water concerns and land developers, is a part of the California Department of Natural Resources modeling elements for the extremely controversial Peripheral Canal. [...]



Listen up, World Leaders!

May 15th, 2009 at 6:03 pm » Comments Off

Shortly after his coronation, Louis XVI visited Louis-le-Grand school. Maximilien Robespierre, then 17 years old, had been chosen out of five hundred pupils to deliver a speech to welcome the king. On the day of speech, Robespierre and the crowd waited for the king and queen for several hours in the rain. Upon arrival, the [...]



Equal Pay for Equal Work – not a new idea.

March 10th, 2009 at 10:13 pm » Comments Off

from: www.shorpy.com/node/5600 We got the vote, but somethings never change from: www.shorpy.com/node/5599



Barak Obama is my friend.

November 12th, 2008 at 9:45 pm » Comments Off

And he can be yours, too, on Flickr.



The election from the perspective of an 8 year old.

November 9th, 2008 at 4:44 pm » Comments (1)

Election 2008 The United States is a democracy. What does democracy mean? That it meanes ordinary people deside who ranes the governmet. Every four years Americans get to choose a president, the country’s single most powerful and important leader. What is different about this election? That a girl ranning for vicepresident. What are the many [...]



Red State, Blue State or something else.

November 8th, 2008 at 3:15 pm » Comments Off

This was fascinating. Map of a different Color at Science Friday. Mark Newman, professor of physics at the University of Michigan, has a new spin on an old map. He created a program to make cartograms–maps in which the states are drawn with their size proportional to population, not acreage. His latest cartograms describe voting [...]



Paul Williams

September 25th, 2008 at 9:24 pm » Comments Off

Image uploaded by vieilles_annonces It is from Jet. His story makes me angry and sad. Today I sketched the preliminary plans for a large country house which will be erected in one of the most beautiful residential districts in the world. . . . Sometimes I have dreamed of living there. I could afford such [...]



Are you on the list?

March 28th, 2007 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN) News articles on the topic.



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