The Peak Oil Crisis: It‘s All Around Us

September 17, 2014 8:58 PM32 comments

Ten years ago peak oil was assumed to be a rather straight forward, transparent process. What was then thought of as “oil” production was going to stop growing around the middle of the last decade. Shortages were going to occur; prices were going to rise; demand was going to drop; […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Congress Needs to Close the Pay Gap

September 16, 2014 4:59 PM1 comment

Last week marked the 20 year anniversary of a commitment Congress made to keep our mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends safe from harm with the passage of the Violence Against Women Act.

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Pennsylvania Blasphemy Law Is An Affront to Freedom

3:18 PM1 comment

Sometimes you have to wonder if we are still living in America, or in a bizarre land where fundamentalism has consumed freedom.

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Same-Sex Marriage Is the Winner

September 10, 2014 10:39 PM4 comments

Is the fiery battle over gay marriage coming to an end? It’s looking more likely by the day that the Supreme Court will have to definitively rule on this controversial issue. Well, it’s more accurate to say that it was controversial. Outside of the angry zealots on the Religious Right, […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Two Decades of AmeriCorps

10:33 PM0 comments

Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993, giving rise to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and with it, the AmeriCorps program. After just two decades of action, over 900,000 men and women have provided critical services to nearly […]

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America’s War With Its Dark Side, Part 3

10:20 PM2 comments

The role of nefarious elements of the U.S. covert intelligence operations in the use of brainwashing, mind-controlling drugs and cult-controlling methods is not really very secret, as it turns out. Thanks to the Church Committee in the mid-1970s, a great deal came out into the public record, even though enormous […]

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