Category Archives: Current Events

“Guest” essay by Philip Pullman

This was written by the children’s author for the Times Online, then yanked from their website and scrubbed from Google Cache. I think it’s important enough that it should be widely distributed. If Mr. Pullman objects, I’ll be happy to … Continue reading

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Voter protection and assistance

I just ran across this YouTube video at Daily Kos: A blogger at huffingtonpost, asussman0206, has a great idea….here is his/her post… If you have time on Tuesday, don’t just hand out water and snacks. Get in line with a … Continue reading

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Registered to vote? Are you really sure?

The Republican Party is in all-out panic mode seeking to stave off their defeat on Nov. 4th by a landslide so huge they won’t be able to rig enough voting machines to stop it. So in nineteen states they are … Continue reading

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Obama: Swifter Action Oriented Focus on Immediate Issues & Needs

As I saw it early this morning (news pages have already been changing, but my earlier meanderings did give me a snapshot view)… As far as online news sites like Yahoo’s or CNN are concerned, Obama is presently relegated to…where … Continue reading

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Why I am Offended by the Republican Vice-Presidential Pick

I usually leave the politics to Isaac, but this one really got to me. I’m old enough to remember when women weren’t allowed to drive a city bus, much less run for national office. I remember as a little girl … Continue reading

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“Bless His Heart”

Video – Breaking News Videos from CNN.com Phaedra, here. I usually leave the political commentary to Isaac, but I couldn’t resist this one. When I moved down to North Carolina back in the mid-nineties, I was blessed to know some … Continue reading

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Ask Rep. Pelosi about Freedom of Religion

Netroots Nation, the annual convention of the progressive blogosphere, will be having House Speaker Nancy Pelosi showing up to answer and discuss questions submitted online. I decided to suggest my own question on Defining Freedom of Religion. America includes tens … Continue reading

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“Stonehenge Decoded?” I think not!

I was more than a little disappointed, as a Druid and as a Stonehenge fan, with the National Geographic Channel’s program called “Stonehenge Decoded.” First off, the title was stolen from a famous book, Stonehenge Decoded, by Gerald S Hawkins. … Continue reading

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