Big Business vs. Bigotry in North Carolina

April 13, 2016 5:57 PM0 comments

Facing a torrent of criticism for signing a discriminatory anti-LGBT bill, North Carolina’s Republican Gov. Pat McCrory took baby steps away from the measure. With a threatened exodus of corporations, the governor signed an executive order on Tuesday that barred discrimination based on sexual orientation for state workers. Unfortunately, he […]

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GOP Descends to Doom & Gloom

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Gradually, it is becoming clearer how the primary election process will unfold between now and the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18-21, and though no one can predict what will transpire at or following the convention, the pathway to getting there has the entire Republican Party establishment in fits […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: A Bizarre Twist

April 11, 2016 3:31 PM0 comments

The saga of cold fusion went flying off in new direction last week when a Florida law firm sent out a press release saying that: 1. Rossi’s 1-megawatt nuclear reactor test was a resounding success; and 2. that Rossi is suing its U.S. licensee, Industrial Heat down in North Carolina. […]

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Speaking Out Against ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy in Iowa

April 6, 2016 5:07 PM0 comments

As this week’s fiasco in North Carolina and narrow victory in Georgia point out – our battle is far from over. When I started as a young activist at University of Florida, I used to naively believe there was a finish line. You fight. You win. You go home. If […]

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Why ‘The Establishment’ Dreads Trump

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Although he was far too polite in how he said it, President Obama dropped an enormous bombshell Tuesday when he took the horrific scale of systematic lying, deceit and cheating by major U.S. corporations out of the shadows with a briefing in the White House press room. “I wanted to […]

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Obama Assails Media’s ‘False Equivalencies’

March 30, 2016 4:28 PM0 comments

President Obama’s latest step into the current maelstrom that is the current presidential campaign took the form of extended remarks this week on the importance of the role of the media in a democracy, indirectly chiding many for failures to hold candidates to a sufficiently high standard. That standard, of […]

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This Bernie Supporter Rejects Susan Sarandon’s Message

March 29, 2016 5:54 PM0 comments

Actress Susan Sarandon hit a raw nerve last night, even among some Bernie Sanders supporters, when she appeared on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes. Acting as a Bernie Sanders surrogate, she blasted Hillary Clinton and said that she might not vote for Clinton if she wins the Democratic nomination. […]

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Who Wants the Blue Collar Vote?

March 23, 2016 3:54 PM0 comments

What a sight to see! Otherwise dignified leaders of the Republican Party establishment, the likes of Mitt Romney, Lindsey Graham and Jeb Bush, almost literally holding their noses to either endorse or at least announce publicly they’re voting for the one guy in the Republican presidential field even more crazy […]

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How to Deal with Islamic Terrorism After Belgium

March 22, 2016 11:58 AM0 comments

Unspeakable attacks by Islamic extremists are so frequent that they are losing their shock value while maintaining their horror. It’s convenient to invoke the sterile word “terrorism” to describe this phenomenon – but it’s more accurately described as “asymmetrical strategic ideological warfare.” The terror is carried out by those with […]

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From Bad to Worse For the GOP

March 16, 2016 2:29 PM0 comments

Between the events of Tuesday night and yesterday, the final nail into the coffin of the Republican Party establishment has been hammered. Tuesday the fact that Donald Trump, horribly mortified beyond belief by that Republican establishment, will run away with the large majority of delegates to the Republican presidential nominating […]

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