July 2013

Repeal Cuts to Unemployment Benefits

At a time of great economic insecurity for the country and millions of Americans Congress has seen fit to make drastic cuts to our social safety net. One of the most cynical and harmful cuts is to unemployment benefits that are barely helping to keep some families out of poverty. Join me in signing this petition to Congress to restore the cuts to unemployment benefits:

principles

The idea (borrowed from Chesterton, I think) that a good war is better than a bad peace is suspect if not doubtful.

Stand Ground Law Is Being Abuse, Missed Used, And Wrongly Being Interpreted

As expected a judge sentenced Marissa Alexander to a state-mandated term of 20 years in prison Friday despite her claim she had no choice but to stand her ground against an abusive husband.

Cost of solitary confinement double that of regular imprisonment

I did a quick Google search on the cost of solitary confinement in California prisons and found that the cost of putting a prisoner in solitary is sometime twice as much as keeping someone in the general population. Being that California has more prisoners in solitary than most other states I wonder if this is pushing wardens to put more prisoners in solitary confinement for longer periods of time.

The Next Step - The Economic Bill of Rights

"We have come to a clear realization of the fact that true individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. “Necessitous men are not free men.” People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made." - FDR, 1944

Fucking Hillary - Keystone Review: Environmental Resources Mgmt lied on its federal conflict of interest disclosure forms.

This from the Patriotic Americans at GreenPeace:

Recently, Friends of the Earth released a shocking expose of the State Department’s handling of the Keystone XL pipeline's environmental review.

Renewable Energy Could Supply 99% of U.S.

This from the article:

why after all this time

The Canadian military was in charge of the us military on 911, and no jets were scrambled, 'war games'. Footage shows planes making accurate mini changes in flight to strike the towers at precise stories, and one plane (cnn archive footage shows mysterious tanks mounted under one of the planes-I've mentioned this before and you mailed me a tinfoil hat.) the only obvious answer is they were flown out to sea and ditched.

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Behold The Trump's Crime Family's Disrespect of Life & Humanity....

Thom plus logo In a time when wildlife populations around the world are crashing, endangered species tremble on the verge of extinction, and the entire web of life is at risk, the son of the President of the United States went to Mongolia and shot an endangered species, the largest sheep in the world with 6 foot horns.