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Is Property Damage a Good Reason to Stop Occupy?

The more those in "authority"--whether in the financial or public sector--try to quell the protests, will simply lead to more damage.…

Tattoo Barbie!

Meet 21st Century Barbie—with tattoos.…

America’s Shame: Abused Children

Violence against children significantly more acute and widespread in the United States than anywhere else in the industrialized world.…

Generation Y and Occupy Wall Street

Generation Y comes of age, and with no job to go to sets out to make a difference for us all by thawing the ground ahead of a Global Spring.…

Apple’s Steve Jobs on death, in his own words

Steve Jobs: "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking."…

Ghastly Greasy Fast “Food”

What contains 2,003 calories,125 grams of fat, 38 grams saturated fat, and 2138 mg sodium (or more) in a single meal?…

The Culture of Climate Change Denial

Climate change and the deniers--it's not about the science. It's cultural.…

Musings From The Edge: Is It Really “Fake” Pot

It goes by many names and can be found in service stations and convenience stores as incense which is perfectly legal in almost every state. But, it seems that it…

Small Town Gossip Moves from the Diner to the Web and Turns Vicious

An article about how anonymous internet gossip destroys lives in small towns.…

Muzings From The Edge: Is Capital Punishment A Capital Crime?

What started out as a long comment has turned into a rather long post thanks to the encouragement of Dorothy and Mike. It is the comment with modifications about only…

Homosexuality In Texas…

In German class there should be no talk of being pro-Gay or homosexual topics...…

6.8 million free laptops for kids, in India

The forward thinking Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is giving 6.8 million of its schoolchildren a free laptop. The government in Tamil Nadu is fulfilling an election promise. Isn't that…

The ‘them’ versus ‘us’ of partisan politics

A commentary on transcending the insanity of partisan politics. …

The Paranoid Style in American Politics by Richard Hofstadter

A classic essay on the unsavory relationship between politics, angry minds and paranoia.…