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concerned citizen

A Vermonter told me about you, Thom, delighted to read your opinions, emotions, knowledge of and what makes this USA clock ticks these days. At 73 yrs, with 11 grandchildren, my concerns are about our sacred earth for my great grandchildren.

What Breast Cancer is, and is not!

This is a very important video by a very brave and empathetic woman. I couldn't watch the entire tape though... I became overwhelmed with grief. Not only for the lady in the film but also for my mother who died 39 years ago, at age 57 from breast cancer. She didn’t have health insurance because she couldn’t work, having lost her husband some 20 years prior to coming down with this horrible health issue, thus obligating her to raise her 6 children alone.

the dip shits

Senator Hoeven brings back vote on Keystone XL Pipeline for Foreign Oil Interests.

Senator Hoeven is working with Foreign Corporations to thwart the American process intended to represent the will of the People. Why? Here is hint: TransCanada spent $1.3 million lobbying for in 2011.

Songs of Love and Fun!

PHILLIPS for US HOUSE of Representatives to replace Gabrielle Giffords

I seek to occupy a seat in the US House of Representatives to replace Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona. I won the Democratic primary for this office in 1990.

The Money Game - who wins, who loses?

January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision unleashed unlimited anonymous corporate money into our political process. Becoming my #1 issue, I warned that we People CANNOT compete with (tax-exempt?) Corporate and supra-rich financing. Since then I've watched "Fund Raising" expand exponentially.

PHARMA Giant AstraZeneca LAYS-OFF another 2,200 research jobs so far this February.

the layoffs are in America.

Are Labor's Leaders Corrupt?


Beware Of The Republican Knuckle-Draggers

Those who wish to take us back to the beginnings of our evolutionary past.


...those who trespass against us:

Published in two NC Papers(2/2012)

My progressive friends (if any) please forgive my twofaceness.

Michael Hudson "The Monster"

It was a rather informative discussion that you and Thom held. I noted the mention of Enron. I don't know how many voters actually saw it but CNBC in 1996 aired the Enron Christmas Party Video with George Sr and Jr. in attendance. At the party, George Sr commented "You people here at Enron have been very good to my son". At the time, George W. was Governor of Texas.

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Nuclear Plant Has Been Leaking For Four Years

According to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Entergy Corp has allowed highly radioactive waste to leak into a contained area at the FitzPatrick nuclear power plant for the last four years.

The FitzPatrick plant is near Oswego, New York, but the NRC has said that the leak "poses no immediate risks to any residents or the environment."