This piece was originally a section in another article on which I’m currently working. But there was so much information that I felt it began to take over the entire original article, and I made the quick decision to give it an article of its very own. Why did I put so much research into […]
On March 29, 2013 the Exxon’s Pegasus pipeline burst spilling heavy crude oil from tar sands into a neighborhood in Mayflower, Arkansas. This video was shot by Drew Barnes who lives in the neighborhood where the spill occurred.
Here is the full text of the failed Senate gun control bill. It’s a very dark day in America.
The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the Protective Action Guide (PAG) Manual. ?These proposed changes would significantly increase exposure to radiation after “radiological incidents” according to the whistle-blowing group?Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).
The story about the Topeka, Kansas neighborhood in which the Westboro Baptist Church nut-job family lives, along with the recent addition of a fabulous color combo across the street, isn’t “new” news, but I like rainbows and bright colors and thought this would look great on my blog. Have you seen this story?
We already have enough reasons to not shop at Walmart ? the?poor treatment of their employees is legendary. But could it get worse? Yes, it could. How about being beaten if you try to organize with other workers to demand humane treatment and decent pay??A Walmart supplier in Tipitapa, Nicaragua has employees who have?experienced?exactly that. […]
There was a time when former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush seemed like the sane, sensible, and semi-stable Bush offspring. His sainted mother, the delightfully outspoken Barbara Bush, even believed that he would be a bigger player in the future of the GOP than his brother. That myth has been dispelled as of Sunday, […]
An African American Michigan nurse is claiming that the hospital where she works has discriminated against her at the request of a white newborn’s father.
GOP rising star?Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) appeared to be under extreme physical stress last night?while giving the Republican response?to President Obama?s?State of the Union address. Midway through what was probably the most important speech of his life to date,?Rubio stopped randomly to grab a water bottle. Well, it seems that his stress from the night […]
In a surprising twist, the LGBT community has gained an unlikely advocate and defender- Los Angeles?Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. Two of Bryant’s fans were enjoying a casual exchange via Twitter in the late hours of Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday morning. One of the fans (@pookeo9) tweeted to Kobe Bryant ?Let’s make […]
tag: alley oop I don’t often have the opportunity to report something that will be read by both liberals everywhere AND hardcore conservatives in the South, but as reported by left-leaning blogger?Matt Eichelberger?of?Cottonmouthblog.blogspot.com, the?Confederate flag?- for two hours on Friday ? waved unrestrained over the Mississippi state Supreme Court building.?I imagine this will spark strong […]
Tuscon, Arizona immigration protesters got owned by a Native American man today — no immigration lawyers needed. The rally against illegal immigration from Central and South America is one of many being held across the country as Republican and Democratic congressmen come together in immigration reform. The man, pushing a baby in a stroller, saw the crowd of […]
Yesterday was quite the day for Boy Scouts and their proposed discussion about the organization’s ?no gays allowed? policy.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker?s?name became?widely known?in May, 2012 when the Obama campaign asked him to appear on?Meet the Press. Instead of touting President Obama’s achievements, however, Democratic Mayor Booker quickly slid into a downward spiral as a result of?what he did talk about: his discomfort with the Obama campaign’s attacks on Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital […]
Fast food companies offer low wages and limited hours. Most don’t offer benefits to employees, and job security is low. In spite of all of this, the fast food industry is nearly union-free, and walk-outs and protests are rare. However, at 6:30 a.m. this Thursday, on November 29th, New York City workers from dozens of […]