Are You Stupid?

Let us start this article with a controversial statement at the forefront. If you are in the poor or working class, and vote Republican, you are less intelligent, and thus vote against your own interests as well as the interests of your family. Because...

Conspiring to Find a Policy

In the rational days of the 1950s red blooded Americans trusted their government and believed that their democratically elected representatives were doing what was right for the U. S. of A. The threats of the Cold War had galvanized America, already brimming with the...

The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

Safeguard Your Hot Sauce

When it comes to the topic of condiments, I almost never cease to assert that my favorite for spicing up any dish is Tamari sauce (a thicker and less salty version of soy sauce). It is far superior to salt in practically all foods, except for...

Like Talking to a Brick Wall

In the very early days of my religious zealotry, I invited a Southern Baptist friend to visit one of the charismatic services at my Word of Faith church.  Like every baby Christian I was red hot for Jesus and out to save the world. ...

Global Business Slow to Embrace Sustainable Development–UN Pushes Corporate Responsibility Pact

Socially responsible corporate practices are still not part of business culture. Out of some 80,000 multinational corporations around the world, only a small percentage embraced corporate sustainability, UN says. In spite of several UN-backed initiatives to foster greater involvement of companies to advance sustainable...

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WOMEN’S RIGHTS INTACT IN VIRGINIA AS PERSONHOOD BILL IS DEFEATED

Virginia's "Personhood Bill", which would have essentially made abortions in the state either impossible, illegal, or humiliating by the use of trans-vaginal ultrasound, was defeated in a 24-12 vote.   The Senate agreed to table the legislation until next year's legislative session. For now, women's...

Oklahoma Senate Passes Legislation Banning All Abortions

WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH OKLAHOMA? By a vote of 34-8, the Oklahoma Senate, which is predominately Republican, easily passed the "Personhood Act". This bill would define life as beginning at conception which would effectively ban almost all abortions and most forms of contraception.  Even...

NEW JERSEY SENATE APPROVES MARRIAGE EQUALITY

With a vote of 24 - 16, the New Jersey Senate voted today to advance a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage.  Governor Chris Christie (R), insists that there will be a veto and that this type of vote should require a referendum. Although New...