Monthly Archives: May 2013

North Carolina Moving to Ban Sales of Tesla Electric Cars


I guess it doesn’t fit within the Republican narrative for a green car manufacturer to actually turn a profit, and have their car receive the highest ranking from Consumer Reports. Yes, good ole’ North Carolina which last year passed a … Continue reading

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The IRS Targeted the Tea Party? Quit Your Whining


First- let me point out something I have not seen mentioned in ANY of the coverage of this issue. Namely, that the FEC (Federal Elections Commission), which *should* be the group looking into whether non-profits registered as “social welfare” are … Continue reading

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Right-Wing(Nut) Conspiracy of the Week: “Obama Threatens 14 Governors w/ Treason over State Defense Forces


Oh my. Actually- a quick search reveals this cospiracy theory goes back 3 years to 2010, virtually unchanged. So…basically the story goes like this: Obama has served 14 state governors with NSL’s (national security letters) over their forming “State Defense … Continue reading

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Reagans History: Guatemalan Dictator Found Guilty Of Genocide


Rioss Mont, the former dictaor of Guatemala has been found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity. A man Reagan met with, and described as “A man of great personal integrity and commitment”. He oversaw some of the bloodiest years … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Republican rhetoric undermines Benghazi probe


  From Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist and commentator David Horsey: By David Horsey May 10, 2013, 5:00 a.m. Republicans could make an easy hit on the Obamaadministration by highlighting the State Department’s apparent bureaucratic blundering during and after the deadly terrorist attack on … Continue reading

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Smokey the Bear Can’t Take a Joke…Frack You…


From an article over at Utne Only You Can Prevent Faucet Fires 5/7/2013 3:04:03 PM by Peter Rugh fter a modified, anti-fracking Smokey the Bear went viral, the U.S. Forest Service threatened legal action against the activist who created it. … Continue reading

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We Can Run, But We Can’t Hide


Somedays I wonder why I ever moved to rejoin society to the extent that I have. (foolish hope and optimism perhaps? Maybe my parents read me “The Little Engine That Could” too many times?).   An excellent version can be … Continue reading

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