June 2013

Stray gases found in water wells near shale gas sites


DURHAM, NC -- Homeowners living within one kilometer of shale gas wells appear to be at higher risk of having their drinking water contaminated by stray gases, according to a new Duke University-led study.

Changing Minds about Climate Policy Can Be Done - Sometimes


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Some open-minded people can be swayed to support government intervention on climate change – but only if they are presented with both the benefits and the costs, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that those who were open-minded didn’t change their view if they heard arguments for only one side of the issue.

Will Obama nuke the Keystone Pipeline?

With the global warming comments on the European trip, and the continued intransigence of the House, wouldn't it be interesting if Obama nixed the pipeline and drew a line in the sand (no pun intended) on promoting carbon emissions from tar sands! This could be a huge wake up call and inflict major brain infarcts on the corporatists and crackpots who don't have to live downwind or downstream from these eco-disasters. Something radical must be done to put the brakes on this problem. Mr. Nice Guy will not work. These folks only respond to raw power--what good is it if you never use it?

Snowden acted out against Obama’s plans for the 1%’s “New World Order.”

An Order whose goal is to create a westernized financial and corporate hegemony for the benefit of the few, while dispossessing the 99% in the process.

modern project

Investigating a paper trail formerly assumed the discovery of important textual ‘evidence’ of malfeasance - such as invasion of privacy - “on the face” (surface) of what is written, but it is the discovery itself (with regard to the depths of access to ‘evidence’ or the jurisdiction over it) that is now under indictment. I have had no doubt that vast databa

Baron von Mind's Rules of Fascist Thought

Baron von Mind's Rules
of Fascist Thought

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The Kavanaugh Scandal Goes Beyond Sex & Must Be Investigated

Thom plus logo While all the attention on the possibility of impeaching justice beer bong Kavanaugh is focused on his alleged sexual behavior, the real scandal is that the Republicans refused to release years of paperwork on his participation, when he was inside the Bush administration, with regard to torture and other war crimes.