The Quick Historical Facts About Our United States Founders

Mar 30, 2017 | | 7 comments

The Quick Historical Facts About Our United States Founders: 1 was Black, and 1 was a woman. 9 were college educated, and 1 was a school teacher. 5 were lawyers, 6 were politicians, and 2 were scientists. 4 were born wealthy, 3 were multi-lingual, and 1 was clergy. 4 were writers, and 1 was a […more]

New Research Confirms Cancer Is Random Bad Luck

Mar 24, 2017 | | 7 comments

“For their new study, Tomasetti and Vogelstein worked with Lu Li, a doctoral student at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, to analyze genome sequencing and epidemiologic data from 32 cancer types, including breast and prostate cancers. This time, the research team concluded that nearly two-thirds of mutations in these cancers are attributable to […more]

March 16th is Freedom of Information Day!

Mar 16, 2017 | | 7 comments

James Madison would “come to be known as “Father of the Constitution” for drafting the United States Constitution and the United States Bill of Rights, and was the loudest voice of the time for ensuring that the government of the newly formed nation held no secrets from the people it served. Freedom of Information Day […more]

Understanding The Politics Of America’s Post-Truth Era

Mar 7, 2017 | | 9 comments

“IF WE LEARNED nothing else from the 2016 election cycle, we certainly learned this: the religious right is morally bankrupt — utterly and profoundly so… You don’t have to look far to see proof of this… Richard Land, Ralph Reed, Tony Perkins, Jerry Falwell Jr., and others… Ironically, the people who so loudly proclaim the […more]

Wake Up! The Following Bills Have Been Introduced To The 115th Congress.

Mar 5, 2017 | | 4 comments

Bills introduced into the 115th U.S. Congress (2017-2018) In case anyone is getting too sidetracked by the Russian spy drama, the following bills have been introduced: 1. HR 861 Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency 2. HR 610 Vouchers for Public Education 3. HR 899 Terminate the Department of Education 4. HJR 69 Repeal Rule Protecting […more]

There Is Only One Real Priority Difference Between Republicans And Democrats

Feb 28, 2017 | | 6 comments

“I consider knowledge to be the soul of a republic,… Education is the way to do this, and nothing should be left undone to afford all ranks of people that means” – John Jay, U.S. Founder, 1785 There is only one real priority difference between Republicans and Democrats, between social Conservatives and social Liberals, and […more]

Learning Today How To Protest From The Greensboro 4

Feb 17, 2017 | | 10 comments

“This was not simply a black protest, but a human rights protest.” – from the 46 min episode This is a good time in history to take a moment to watch and learn how to protest hate and bigotry non-violently. A chance to learn and be reminded how powerful mass presence is in bringing about […more]

What Does Being A “Constitutionalist” Mean Anyways?

Feb 13, 2017 | | 4 comments

(Alternate title, “How Our Elected Representatives Have Failed To Protect The Second Amendment”. In hindsight, this probably should have been the title for this post, given the social significance of the example used.) “On every question of construction let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested […more]

Another Medley Of Posts On Many Subjects

Feb 7, 2017 | | 27 comments

On human violence (in general) and cruelty to fellow animals (specifically): “We (human Sapiens) are full of fears and anxieties over our position (in nature and among each other), which makes us doubly cruel and dangerous.” Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, (context) mine We are indifferent to ourselves and to the […more]

How To Balance In Our Times

Feb 2, 2017 | | 8 comments

​I apologize for all this political mumbo jumbo I have been posting. Why not take a break from negativity and learn about each other? 😃 1. Who are you named after? There is a literal, fascist administration in office in the United States. 2. Last time you cried? Resist it, unerringly, with all your strength. […more]