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Mitt Romney and the Republican Party do not want to disclose basic truths for fear that someone will use these facts against them some day. – Slate Magazine

This isn’t really a surprise, is it? How ’bout them tax records? Here’s from Slate Magazine. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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Money in politics

We’re all concerned about the vast amounts of money being spent to get your vote. It’s getting crazy, especially since the Citizens United court ruling. But the problem isn’t the money, and it isn’t the advertising that the money buys. … Continue reading

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Social Media Activism, or, Power To The People

Social Media Activism… I think this is the forgotten essence of the “free market”. Unfortunately, what usually passes for the “free market” is really the “corporate market”. Here we have the “people’s market”. We all contacted these companies and told … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood…

Eye Contact is a Gift. Continue reading

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United We Stand.. – A colorful garden of words..

United We Stand.. – A colorful garden of words… Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments … Continue reading

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Musicians Are Probably Smarter Than The Rest Of Us

Great article about how musical education and experience contribute to brain development. I experience this directly as a piano teacher. First of all, I personally experience all of the advantages mentioned, in addition to many more, as a result of … Continue reading

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The Return of the Giant Hogweeds, New York

And all this time, I thought it was just a cute little fantasy that Genesis was singing about. New Yorkers battle giant blindness-causing plants • The Register. I thought maybe this was a leftover April Fool’s joke, but no… it … Continue reading

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Walmart’s new Slippery Slope department.

I almost blinked and missed this, but it is all over if you do a Google news search. Do you remember this? “If you see something, say something”. It’s back. The “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign – designed … Continue reading

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The Economic Argument

http://xkcd.com/808/ via xkcd: The Economic Argument. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Estimates Say Fewer Jobs, Larger Deficits if Republicans Were in Charge

Good morning, We know (you do know, don’t you?) that the Regressive (Republican) agenda has never been about jobs or reducing the deficit. Somehow they’ve managed to get hold of the discourse and feed their BS to the ignorant and … Continue reading

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