Archive for December 16th, 2012

Tesla’s Solar Powered Charging Stations Could Destroy Them

Tesla’s Solar Powered Charging Stations Could Destroy Them

Tesla has just made one of the worst moves they could, shooting themselves in the foot.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Neglected Diseases – No Money or Will For Serious Treatment Reform

Neglected Diseases – No Money or Will For Serious Treatment Reform

Parts of the globe are still ravished by diseases that are unheard of in industrialized societies, but there’s no money or motivation to make treatment available.

by Wendi Petit· · News
PPP Poll Shows Mitch McConnell Is ‘Most Unpopular Senator In The Country’

PPP Poll Shows Mitch McConnell Is ‘Most Unpopular Senator In The Country’

Public Policy Polling hurt Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s feelings recently when they found him unpopular, with an approval rating of only 37%.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
ALEC Charity Status In Question – Preparing For IRS Audit

ALEC Charity Status In Question – Preparing For IRS Audit

The American Legislative Exchange Council is finding itself in hot water as the IRS has been given information which may revoke its non-profit status

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
The Bushmaster

Macho Marketing Of Gun Used In Newtown Massacre

When it’s you against, say, a ravening horde of government-entitled ‘moochers’ and other undesirables, you want something like the Bushmaster at hand.

by David K. Keene· · News
Hacker Group Anonymous Renews Their Attack on Hate Group Westboro Baptist Church

Hacker Group Anonymous Renews Their Attack on Hate Group Westboro Baptist Church

The ‘hactivists’ may be taking their fight to the streets against WBC’s after the hate group announced their abhorrent plans to picket victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

by Cicero· · News
After Newtown Tragedy NRA Hides Out, Takes Down Facebook Page

After Newtown Tragedy NRA Hides Out, Takes Down Facebook Page

In the wake of Sandy Hook it appears that the NRA has done what any upstanding group would do in light of such a tragedy, they have run off and hid.

by Dave Dreher· · News
Now that climate change is no longer deniable, will we trust the bad guy to save the day?

Profit-Driven Climate Change Solutions May Be The Bigger Threat (VIDEO)

There is little hope that the petroleum and coal industries will ultimately act as our saviors.

by Don Hamel· · Current Issues
Israeli Teachers Are Armed And Other Stupid Right-Wing Myths

Israeli Teachers Are Armed And Other Stupid Right-Wing Myths

Perhaps there are lessons to be learned from Israel.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Mayors against illegal guns @  GunCrisis.org

Surprising NRA Gun Owners Poll – Most Favor Sensible Restrictions (VIDEO)

With that knowledge, and with our own sense of urgency, we can and must talk about the two-headed dragon of mental healthcare and sensible gun controls.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
Dianne Feinstein has a history of taking on the NRA

U.S. Senator Will Introduce Federal Assault Weapons Ban (VIDEO)

Diane Feinstein vows to fight mass killings on first day of the 113th Congress.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Juvenile justice?  @ BoddieLawGroup.com

School-To-Prison Pipeline: Kids Arrested For ‘Making Adults Mad’

The so-called ‘crimes’ committed by these children can range from school fights and disorderly conduct to wearing the wrong color of socks to school.

by T. Steelman· · News
60 Ridiculously Stupid Republican Quotes

60 Ridiculously Stupid Republican Quotes

‘Grown men should not be having sex with prostitutes unless they are married to them.’ ~ Jerry Falwell

Why Universal Voter Registration Is Necessary

Why Universal Voter Registration Is Necessary

A universal system that puts the onus of registering voters on the government instead of individuals could streamline the registration process.

The Pope @  CatholicNewsUSA

Pope’s Holiday Message: Abortion, Gay Marriage ‘Serious Harm To Justice And Peace’

As 2012 winds down, it is disappointing to hear the leader of one of the largest religions in the world use ‘peace’ to proselytize intolerance.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Young Westboro Hater; from Edublog.org

Westboro Baptist Church Announces Plans To Demonstrate At Sandy Hook Elementary School

Just one day after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school, the WPC tweeted a desire to pack up and head to Newtown, CT.

by Cicero· · News