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ISIS, ISIL or Da’esh: Money and Imperialism Rule, Common Sense and Reality Take a Backseat

Last night on Real Time, Bill Maher again cleared away much of the obfuscation and bluster, and hit on the realities of today, in the USA. He told the world, at least that portion of it that listens to the … Continue reading

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What is Worse Than Building a Tar Sands Pipeline?

For years now, big oil and other energy interests have been using every available extorted dollar and every bought-and-paid for politician from the Canadian border to the Gulf Coast to pave the way for the building of their billion-dollar albatross … Continue reading

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The Story of Eminent Domain and One Brave Nebraska Judge

As the concept of Eminent Domain developed in common law over centuries, first in Europe and then in the United States, its purpose was noble, serving the common good, so important in fact that it became embodied in the Fifth … Continue reading

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Transporting Poisons Across our Lands

On Sept 29, 2013, a Tesoro oil pipeline was discovered to be leaking crude oil into North Dakota farmland. In excess of 20,000 barrels of crude leaked down as far as 30 feet into the earth. All available technology was … Continue reading

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Feeble-Brained Politicians Debate Crap While the Earth and Mankind are Dying

As the halls of governments across the United States are filled with feeble-brained dimwits who proudly announce how they base their political beliefs on their bible and deny the most basic of scientifically proven realities, the earth and mankind are … Continue reading

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The Deadly Health Dangers of Tar Sands

“We don’t want this to be study after study after study with no action,… There’s enough here to recommend reducing carcinogens in this area.” -Isobel J. Simpson, Chemistry Department, UC Irvine, as quoted in the LA Times, Oct. 26, 2013. … Continue reading

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