November 2014

I am thankful for Protesters, they give me hope; I am disgusted by Washington and other politicans influenced by money.

Let me be clear. By voting for someone I am asking them to make the world a better place.

Climate Collapse: Australian Army called out to survivors of sudden super storm in Brisbane.

“No time to evacuate, no warning”

As climate collapse continues to worsen it looks like we will have to contend with super storms croping up out of nowhere, without any advance notice.

break up a monopoly, go solar.

Definition of WHITE PAPER, noun

1 a government report on any subject; especially : a publication that is usually less extensive than a blue book

What is the adversarial process to investigate what happened in a police shooting ?

For this we need merely look at this process that was adopted by most nations of the world between 1960 through 2005.

Beginning in Scandinavian countries it quickly spread around the globe to quell government abuse of its citizens.

Barack Obama has said you cannot change the system from the inside, it can only be changed from the outside.

“Black Friday?!”: Americans filing for Unemployment jumps by massive 313,000 People last week alone.

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/applications-us-jobless-aid-jump-313000-27191600

TransCanada’s Keystone backup plan a true planet killer.

The climate game is already "GAME OVER" with Obama's and Kerry's ILLEGAL Enbridge pipeline construction of which just crossed over on to US soil. So your kids are already cooked if Enbridge isn't stopped by responsible US Politicians.

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“Tennessee Promise” program offers free college education.

Flat Out - An area’s educational opportunities are a HUGE determinant in where businesses choose to locate. Prospective employees, Parents, want their children to have access to the best of all possible means of upward mobility – primarily education - to ensure they have a better life. Rational businesses know this. I can’t emphasize it enough especially in our increasingly math and science oriented world. Ask any parent if they want a better life for their children than the one the

Let's Try Equal Treatment

I heard Thom ask about the possible solutions to police violence. He mentioned many examples, such as civilian review boards and increasing the number of non-white officers in non-white neighborhoods.

I seem to recall that a civilian review board was tried in Los Angeles. It had no enforcement power and failed. Since it was (not surprisingly) unpopular with the LAPD, the politicians (who need police support to get elected) could not really support the review board.

daily "poll"

each day i object to the simplistic "poll" seen on this site. it gives us two choices, neither of which usually describes my position. how about more choices, or dropping this feature, which comes embarrassingly close to a "push poll?"

i'd like to know what thom thinks of this suggestion; hard to believe my concern is just brushed aside by a believer in openness and dialog.

Here's what Republicans and billionaires really mean when they talk about 'freedom'

Thom plus logo America is having a heated debate about the meaning of the word socialism. We'd be better served if, instead, we were debating the meaning of freedom.