Monthly Archives: February 2013

Letter to Rep.Baldelli– What the NRA Won’t Tell You

I got a heads-up from Teny Gross of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence that Rep.Baldelli-Hunt has invited the NRA to present at the State House so she can be better informed about guns. I sent her … Continue reading

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The Haunted Salvation Army

Raw Story has a video clip of Pat Robertson advising on how to prevent demon infestation in second-hand clothes. I’m aware of the 700 Club because all too often it’s playing in the home of the elderly I visit. They … Continue reading

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Organic Mushroom Farm Tainted by Radioactivity

A clean and natural farm in Fukushima, Japan is a casualty of the nuclear plant meltdown.From the Japan Times- Yuji Hoshino has seen his second generation mushroom farming business nearly wiped out because mushrooms concentrate radioactivity. “Log-grown mushrooms were a … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Horse

I don’t know what to make of this. Germany’s minister is proposing that the ground beef/horsemeat that is freaking out Europe be given to the poor. Germany’s development minister has suggested food tainted with horsemeat should be distributed to the … Continue reading

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Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

As predicted, Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail. Magistrate Desmond Nair said the state had problems with its investigation and had not offered enough proof to keep Pistorius jailed. “I come to the conclusion that the accused has made a … Continue reading

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Oscar Pistorius Will be Found Innocent

UPDATE: Carl Pistorius, Oscar’s brother, is facing homicide charges for a motor vehicle accident that killed a woman in 2008. An appeal to fear in a country more gun-loving and divided than our own may be a winning defense. Cathal … Continue reading

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Cursed be Drivers Who Speed in the Snow

To the one who carelessly sideswiped my car and smashed my mirror to pieces–What- were you on your cell phone? Didn’t have the decency to leave a note under my windshield? Have you never heard of SNOW? You have invoked … Continue reading

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What Mankind Needs– A Common Enemy

They are still waiting to turn the gas back on in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Friday a meteor explosion injured hundreds. The drama in Russia developed just hours before an asteroid – a space object similar to a tiny planet orbiting the … Continue reading

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Meteor Strikes Town

A huge meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia. Shockwaves broke windows, people were hurt by flying glass. The roof was torn off a zinc concentrate plant and powdered zinc concentrate went everywhere. Scientists think this might be related to the asteroid … Continue reading

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Oscar Pistorius- Is there a Spin for This?

Oscar Pistorius is charged with murder after shooting his girlfriend dead. This is horrible. Reeva Steenkamp lost her life. How could this happen if guns make you safe? How could this happen if more guns make you safer? If Oscar … Continue reading

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