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Feb 09 2017

Thank You, Ninth Circuit

The three judge panel of Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously declined to lift the stay of Donald Trump’s executive order banning the entry of Muslims from seven mostly Muslim countries. The Trump Administration’s controversial executive order to limit travel from seven Muslim majority countries suffered a major setback on Thursday after a panel of …

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Feb 01 2017

When You Really Need To Laugh

Right about now with Donald Trump only into his second week in office, issuing executives orders faster than Usain Blot (thank you, Stephen) and causing confusion, havoc and protests, we need a good laugh. Stephen Colbert took Trump’s first week of mayhem off, but he came back in full form. Then last night, Jon Stewart, …

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Jan 25 2017

In Memoriam: Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017)

Actress and beloved icon Mary Tyler Moore passed away in a Connecticut hospital today. She was 80 years old. In her name sake 70’s TV , Ms. Moore change the image of women in America. Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017) was an American actress, known for her roles in the …

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Dec 08 2016

In Memoriam: John Glenn (July 21, 1921 – December 8, 2016)

Another legend has passed. Astronaut, the last of the Mercury 7, and former Senator John Glenn died this afternoon at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. This is just a portion of the tribute to Sen. Glenn’s life from The Columbus Dispatch: Glenn lived a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! life. As …

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Nov 18 2016

E.R. Sticker Shock

There are more people in this country with health care insurance than ever before thank to the wrongly titled Affordable Care Act. Health Care insurance isn’t inexpensive nor does it guarantee access to care. Not that that should surprise anyone at this point. The bill needs tweaking which most likely won’t happen in this or …

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Oct 03 2016

Police: It’s More Than A Few Bad Apples

Police shooting unarmed people, mostly people of color and the mentally disturbed, is not new. It’s been going on for years but with the advent of social media the world is now paying attention to America’s problem with its police. But it’s not as simple as a few bad apples. There are much deeper problems …

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Sep 07 2016

It’s About The Water

For months now Native American and First Nation tribes from Canada have been protesting the $3.8 billion pipeline that would carry Bakken crude oil across four states, a portion of which has raised environmental and safety concerns from several federal agencies. Last week the protest turned violent at the Standing Rock site when the company …

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Aug 29 2016

Your Money Or Your Life

After the public and media outcry about the price increase the life saving drug Epinephrine, carried as a self injecting device (Epipen), that many people with sever allergies carry to save their lives, the drug company Mylan tried a couple of new tactics to quell the criticism. First, they laughably offered a $300 off coupon …

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Aug 18 2016

UN Admits It Caused Haitian Cholera Epidemic

In the wake of the January 2010 earthquake that devastated poverty stricken Haiti, it was hit with a second disaster that October with an outbreak of a lethal strain of cholera that has never been seen in the Western Hemisphere. The source of the outbreak was easily and quickly traced to a UN peacekeepers from …

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Aug 17 2016

Prison Reform: The Aging Population Problem

One of the many problems faced by the federal and state prison system is a fast growing elderly population that is ill requiring special medical attention and facilities. Some of these people, men and women, are serving sentences for violent crimes, others for low level drug possessions and have been sentenced due to mandatory minimums, …

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