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[UPDATED] Life with a Strange, Invisable Disability
Today, I read a chapter on teaching students with disabilities for a class I'm taking in grad school. As someone with a disability myself, I decided to write up a few comments and send them to the ...
Jill Richardson 02/14/2015 94 98 1 -
Thoughts on Cedwyn [UPDATED]
For those who haven't heard, MsSpent Youth got word this morning that Cedwyn 's gone downhill overnight. We haven't had any word since then (that I am aware of) and I think everyone's decided to ...
Jill Richardson 01/29/2015 226 624 2 -
Cedwyn Update
Hi folks, I am writing this at Dulles Airport, and I've just come from Cedwyn's parents house, which is where she's staying. Her parents are wonderful and they are giving her the best possible care ...
Jill Richardson 01/25/2015 165 529 6 -
Book Review: No Land's Man
In the midst of all of the controversy over race coming from various police shootings of unarmed black men (and various grand juries' failures to indict any of them), I decided to read Aasif Mandvi'...
Jill Richardson 12/09/2014 2 14 - -
My Cat Almost Died and She's Still Not Out of the Woods
My little girl Meg nearly died the other night. Her problem is one that shocked me, so I want to share with other cat lovers out there. You should know about this problem, and know to prevent it in ...
Jill Richardson 08/18/2014 66 75 1 -
Yosemite Photo Diary
I'm just back from my first trip to Yosemite, which occurred right after the park's 150th birthday. Thanks to permit issues, I did not see some of the more iconic parts of the park, and thanks to ...
Jill Richardson 07/08/2014 23 29 1 -
Redwood and Wildflower Photodiary
I'm just back from a trip up the coast to Monterey, and I took advantage of the opportunity to do a bit of hiking in Big Sur. About Big Sur, I must say: I now get what all the hype is about. Yes, it'...
Jill Richardson 05/20/2014 13 35 - -
Super Amazing Cute Critter Photodiary
Hello from Monterey, CA. I drove up the coast from San Diego, visiting fellow Kossack David Atkins on the way up here. And I've ended up seeing tons and tons of what can be called "charismatic ...
Jill Richardson 05/16/2014 15 35 1 -
California Nature Photo Diary
I've been taking photos around SoCal for several months (under Eddie C's tutelage), and I've got quite a few that are pretty nice, so I thought I'd share them. The one below is from a hike this ...
Jill Richardson 05/06/2014 13 30 - -
A Photo Hike through Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Good things from our government exhibit A: national and state parks. Yesterday, I visited Cuyamaca Rancho State Park in California. Gorgeous. The name Cuyamaca is taken from a Kumeyaay word ...
Jill Richardson 04/21/2014 30 38 1 -
Beautiful Wildflower Pics
I don't know if I've shared this here yet, but this is my last year (for a while) in San Diego. In August, I'm moving back to Madison, WI to attend grad school for sociology at UW. So that means ...
Jill Richardson 03/30/2014 19 42 - -
Natural Beauty Photo Diary: Suicide Rock
I'm in the seventh year of an intense, torrid love affair with the state of California. Not with the government - I've got a few nasty things to say about that, in fact (repeal prop 13!). Nope, I'm ...
Jill Richardson 02/21/2014 30 32 - -
UPDATED: Coming to Terms with Myself as an Introvert
If you've met me and I told you I'm an introvert, you'd laugh. In fact, I've met me, and when my therapist told me I'm an introvert, I could have laughed. Me? An introvert? But I love to talk! (Too ...
Jill Richardson 01/13/2014 246 190 10 -
A Beautiful Christmas Story
I just witnessed perhaps the most beautiful thing I've seen - if not in my life, then in a long time. It wasn't quite as cool as San Francisco's " Bat Kid " story, but for the people involved, it ...
Jill Richardson 12/23/2013 36 153 2 -
Gorgeous Farm Photo Diary
Two years ago, I visited a friend's farm in New Hampshire and I had a bit of a "Charlotte's Web" experience. This weekend, I had to be out east for a conference, and it provided an opportunity to ...
Jill Richardson 09/12/2013 90 198 1 -
DKos Tour Series: Joshua Tree National Park
This is actually a joint diary by yours truly and richholtzin , the geology genius who usually treats us to this fantastic series. I got in touch with him a few months back when I first planned a ...
Jill Richardson 04/10/2013 21 35 2 -
Two Words: Baby Goats (Ok, a third word: Pictures!)
Last year, San Diego legalized miniature goats and my friends got some. You can have two miniature goats - no more, no less. They cannot have horns, and any male must be neutered. The preferred ...
Jill Richardson 02/24/2013 64 145 3 -
Giving Thanks, Giving Gifts, and Giving Back
I've been working on a book about U.S. foreign policy vis a vis world hunger, and that means I've had to travel around the world and meet a lot of desperately poor people living in abject poverty. ...
Jill Richardson 11/17/2012 5 21 1 -
The School That Broke My Heart (+SoCal Benefit Dinner)
The children at the school wore ragged clothes, and many lacked shoes. They had never seen a mzungu - a white person - before, so they were fascinated by me. They crowded around me, begging for me ...
Jill Richardson 11/03/2012 18 41 - -
Climate Change SOS: Are Americans Waking Up?
George Carlin once said , "the planet is fine, the people are f***ed." Well, it's the people I'm worried about. Long after people are gone, the planet will find its equilibrium once again, and all ...
Jill Richardson 08/20/2012 48 94 2 410
How the US Sold Africa to Multinationals Like Monsanto, Cargill, DuPont, PepsiCo and Others
This is an article I just published on Alternet that sums up the theme of my upcoming book. It's probably the most important thing I've ever written. I would be very grateful if you would read it. ...
Jill Richardson 05/24/2012 58 108 7 402
Adventure of a Lifetime: Removing Poachers' Snares in Africa
Habari (hello) from Kenya! I am here for three weeks, researching food, agriculture, hunger, and what the U.S. government is doing about it through foreign aid. However, I took a three-day detour to ...
Jill Richardson 02/18/2012 29 37 2 229
The Key To Rainforest Destruction and Child Slavery Might Be In Your Pantry
Normally, I do not cross-post my articles ...
Jill Richardson 10/25/2011 84 230 13 1055
SF Kossacks: Donations Needed for Farmworkers and their Families
SF Kossacks: Do you have more clothes than you know what to do with? Or some toys your kids never even play with? Or just a lot of compassion for fellow human beings in need? (Yeah, you're liberals, ...
Jill Richardson 10/17/2011 15 30 1 115
Moving Planet: A Story of Sheep and the Climate Crisis
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Jill Richardson 09/23/2011 37 98 2 312
How Coffee Goes from Harvest to Roasting
I just got back from 2 weeks in Bolivia, and during my time there I had the good fortune to visit a coffee processing facility that let our group of enthusiastic gringos take coffee from harvest to ...
Jill Richardson 08/31/2011 23 52 6 180
I Met Kucinich!!!
I was going to give this a title like "Washington State Progressives Hold a Great Conference" but let's face it: meeting Dennis Kucinich kind of just overshadows everything. So I'll tell you about ...
Jill Richardson 07/11/2011 24 31 - 141
BREAKING: Common Sense Mainer Out-Hugged at NN11 (and some more serious reflections)
I've got many reflections on NN11, mostly irreverent but some serious. It was my 5th NN (I skipped last year because I hate Vegas THAT MUCH), although this one was fundamentally different for me, in ...
Jill Richardson 06/20/2011 32 32 - 218
Lies, Dioxins, Sewage Sludge, Hollywood Celebs, and School Gardens
Some things should go together, like peanut butter and jelly, cute pictures of cats and the internet, and kids and gardens. Some things don't belong together, like sewage sludge laden with dioxins ...
Jill Richardson 05/03/2011 21 29 1 94
I Dare You: Put Sewage Sludge In Your Mouth
A new Washington Post piece by Darryl Fears ...
Jill Richardson 04/25/2011 68 97 1 573
Interview with Locavore Legend Joan Gussow
As much as I love locavore legend Joan Gussow's books, I love her for so much more than that. I love her because she was undoubtedly one of the first to GET the problems of industrial agriculture ...
Jill Richardson 03/18/2011 19 26 2 106
Oh! Oh! OMG! Oh yes! UN Report Just Gave Me an Orgasm
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Olivier de Schutter released a report on agroecology today, which you can access at http://www.srfood.org . And. It. ...
Jill Richardson 03/08/2011 218 395 41 3501
Hate HFCS? Pretty Soon, You Might Not Know You're Eating It (ACTION)
The Corn Refiners Association, no doubt upset by the consumer backlash against high fructose corn syrup, has a simple solution to their problem. They want ...
Jill Richardson 03/01/2011 109 132 1 723
Scientists 'Debunk' Anti-Biotech Letter
There's a new post on Food Safety News about a formidable team of Purdue scientists who ...
Jill Richardson 02/26/2011 178 29 - 454
Sustainable Food News of the Week
Here's some of the top sustainable food & ag news happening right now. Thanks to homo neurotic for his contribution! Here's a ...
Jill Richardson 02/25/2011 29 20 - 128
A Scientific Bombshell Dropped This Week
This week, something big happened. The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) published a letter on their website, written by Dr. Don ...
Jill Richardson 02/24/2011 733 452 33 4651
Tools for Finding Sustainable Food & Ag News
Yesterday I proposed we do a regular series of sustainable food & agriculture news. Today I'd like to share my favorite sources of food & ag news with folks who like to follow this stuff, and I'm ...
Jill Richardson 02/17/2011 16 25 15 108
Dear John Boehner
Dear John of Orange Boehner, I heard you speak about how anti-choice Americans should not have their tax dollars (or anyone's tax dollars) used to pay for abortion. Well done. I think, if we ...
Jill Richardson 02/16/2011 58 163 4 557
Sustainable Food & Ag News of the Day
I frequently do a news roundup for my own blog, La Vida Locavore , featuring what I feel are some of the most notable food and agriculture-related articles ...
Jill Richardson 02/16/2011 20 22 - 146
Republican Plans for Dismantling the EPA
It's amazing how different my world is from the world the House Ag Committee Republicans live in. You see, I'm constantly ticked at the EPA for not protecting the environment enough . You know,
Jill Richardson 02/14/2011 18 41 1 121
UPDATE: How About a Sustainable Food & Ag Group?
Looks like Patric beat us to it, which is GREAT. His group is Envirofood and, knowing Patric, I have a hunch that it's a better idea to team up ...
Jill Richardson 02/13/2011 72 34 1 201
My Two Week Drug Binge
I've recently taken to consuming narcotics. I wouldn't say I'm an addict by any stretch. But I certainly smuggled a banned substance into the U.S. from South America for my own consumption and for ...
Jill Richardson 02/04/2011 25 57 1 227
The REAL Audacity of Hope
I'm shocked and utterly horrified over today's shooting of Rep. Giffords. And I must say, it's amazing what a small role facts play in today's politics. Why was Giffords so targeted by the Tea Party?
Jill Richardson 01/08/2011 144 46 - 73
Before You Party Too Hard...
Everyone's now well aware that Congress has passed a flurry of mostly-great legislation this week. There's the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the biggest update to food safety laws since 1938, a ...
Jill Richardson 12/23/2010 33 51 - 57
I Took a Chicken to the Doctor
Remember when Sue Lowden told us to take a chicken to the doctor? Well, I did that. The doctor, a vet, examined her, prescribed an antibiotic, and charged me $70. OK, bad joke (although it's a true ...
Jill Richardson 12/20/2010 408 373 17 190
I Love You But You're Full of Shi... Poop
This diary is about the Cancun summit, saving the rainforests, the climate crisis, and Jane Goodall. I love Jane Goodall, but right now, she's full of shit. If you're one of the world's leading ...
Jill Richardson 12/09/2010 134 172 11 143
F***! Toxic Carcinogen Legalized Today! (ACTION)
I'm not done crying over the loss of Exmearden yet, and now this. Methyl iodide, a carcinogen so potent that it is used to induce cancer in labs , is now legal in the U.S. and in my state, ...
Jill Richardson 12/01/2010 132 267 4 145
Cancun Diaries: Why a "Radical" Call for Action Isn't Radical At All
As countries of the world negotiate in the latest round of climate talks, I'd like to share something I wrote about one country whose leader was ridiculed for calling for the most drastic measures ...
Jill Richardson 11/30/2010 10 17 - 60
Scary Evidence of Climate Crisis I Saw With My Own Eyes
Last month, I spent 2 weeks in Bolivia, researching food and agriculture there. Toward the end of the trip, we headed south to the department of Oruro (they divide the country into 9 departments, ...
Jill Richardson 11/06/2010 136 399 11 271
Why I'm Against Restoring Sanity
The signs from the Jon Stewart rally were awesome. And Stewart's speech was pretty awesome too. And in one sense, I am very much FOR restoring sanity. Get the Teabaggers off the TV, out of our ...
Jill Richardson 11/01/2010 29 45 1 69
Happy Birthday Adam
Two years ago, on this day, I had a brother. And it was his birthday. Two years ago, he turned 23. Today he would be 25. Two years ago, we were happy. He was my best friend, today was his birthday, ...
Jill Richardson 10/28/2010 11 41 - 54
BIG BIG BIG Victory This Week (After 20 Years of Waiting)
After 20 years of B.S. from the FDA, a court in Ohio this week FINALLY recognized the same science that experts have been touting all along. The court case was about rbGH - Recombinant Bovine Growth ...
Jill Richardson 10/02/2010 194 569 13 142
The Science Behind GE Salmon is Bad... Real Bad (ACTION)
Remember when Obama came into office and we all rejoiced because we would once again have science-based policy in our country? Well, think again. The Obama administration should be commended for ...
Jill Richardson 09/13/2010 277 84 - 80
EcoAdvocates: Our Toxic Lives
I've been doing some research on toxic chemicals that Americans are exposed to lately and ... WOW! Turns out that, without any consent from me, I've been exposed to a long list of highly toxic ...
Jill Richardson 08/25/2010 64 60 1 60
Wanted: Evangelical Homophobes With Their Heads Up Their Asses
My boyfriend's running for local office. We live in La Mesa, a suburb of 50,000 people or so, just east of San Diego. We're in Duncan Hunter's district. My boyfriend,
Jill Richardson 08/18/2010 27 41 - 38
"Sometimes We Eat, Sometimes We Don't"
"Sometimes we eat, sometimes we don't," the 23 year old mother of three said to me as we walked up the muddy road to her house. Her husband, also 23, has no land, no job, and probably a 6th grade ...
Jill Richardson 07/30/2010 108 187 4 53
Why is the Obama Admin Parroting Monsanto Talking Points?
Originally posted on Alternet . Why Is the Obama ...
Jill Richardson 07/20/2010 115 41 1 67
I'm Missing NN10 Because of NAFTA
This is the first time I'm not going to Netroots Nation. And it's strange. I've known since it was announced that NN10 was in Vegas that I probably wouldn't go because Vegas gives me migraines with ...
Jill Richardson 07/18/2010 127 163 4 112
Tater Tots Aren't Vegetables
I recently did a piece for Alternet called Tater Tots Aren't Vegetables: Why Do We Feed ...
Jill Richardson 07/12/2010 62 43 1 109
We Are Screwed
I am frustrated. And depressed. First of all, the oil spill is just overwhelming. Everything about it. The amount of marine life killed, the wetlands destroyed, and then all of the extra disaster on ...
Jill Richardson 07/10/2010 1120 641 14 218
Help Me Go To Mexico
While we in the U.S. fight expensive, bloody, needless wars for oil, ruin entire ecosystems in the search for oil, hasten global warming with emissions, and pollute our own bodies, hastening our own ...
Jill Richardson 07/01/2010 11 26 - 37
Limbaugh Tells Hungry Kids to Dumpster Dive
Rush, a man known for abusing Oxycontin ("hillbilly heroin"), and being caught with illegal Viagra on a trip (sex trip?) to the Caribbean, and just being a general pig has now given ...
Jill Richardson 06/18/2010 26 39 1 67
Losing My Lobbying Virginity
I just had the most unbelievably empowering experience. I lobbied. Not in the dirty, corporate, Jack Abramoff sort of way. I did it the way every single citizen of the U.S. can do it. I came to D.C.,
Jill Richardson 06/12/2010 61 173 3 47
Cuba Diaries: My Trip to Peak Oil
With oil filling up the Gulf, I figured a diary about a country that got itself (mostly) off oil is a good idea. When the USSR collapsed, Cuba ran out of most of its oil nearly overnight. For the ...
Jill Richardson 05/26/2010 30 32 1 105
I Came Back From Cuba Today
Today was my moment of truth. I came back from Cuba. I went legally, but would the customs and immigration agents at the DFW airport see it that way? I've been ...
Jill Richardson 05/18/2010 265 335 6 46
Read This Before You Debate Immigration Reform
I wish I videotaped the conversation I had two nights ago. And it wasn't so much a conversation as him talking and me listening on the edge of my seat for what felt like a very long time. English is ...
Jill Richardson 05/01/2010 402 580 22 647
The "Messiah" Speaks About World Hunger
Saturday I had the privilege of hearing Raj Patel (yes, the ...
Jill Richardson 04/26/2010 8 17 - 15
I'm Gonna Say It Til I'm Blue in the Face (Or Sick With Salmonella)
Yesterday I posted a diary that got nearly no attention. And that's fine, usually. I've got no ego problems with a diary falling off the page with 13 comments. But this time it's not about me. It's ...
Jill Richardson 04/15/2010 206 546 4 137
URGENT ACTION: Food Safety Bill... The Final Votes
The food safety bill's been kicking around Congress so long now that I'm sick of it myself. Truly. From the initial peanut butter scare until the first bills introduced, the fear-mongering (false) ...
Jill Richardson 04/14/2010 13 32 - 44
America Has No Obesity Crisis [UPDATE]
I have a piece up on Alternet that I'm very proud ...
Jill Richardson 04/13/2010 102 45 - 80
Thank You, Big Government
When it started, I thought the dog was humping the bed. Sometimes the bed shakes a little when my cat scratches it, but it was shaking too much to be the cat. I looked at the dog. He was laying on ...
Jill Richardson 04/05/2010 25 43 1 37
Disney Retaliates Against Anti-Marketing-to-Kids Group
A friend just forwarded me a disturbing email she received from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. This is an organization I've been familiar with & fond of for a number of years. I love ...
Jill Richardson 03/10/2010 81 44 - 29
Save the Pooties and Woozles Diary
Despite the silly title, this IS a real diary... not just pictures of my cat. Although I'd be glad to share a few pics of the cat too:
Jill Richardson 02/23/2010 144 182 6 53
Hooray! Great Victory for Organic Consumers & Farmers!
Yesterday the Fridays news dump brought some BIG news! For a long time now, factory dairy farms have been able to pass themselves off as "organic" through a loophole in the organic standards. The ...
Jill Richardson 02/13/2010 333 444 13 352
The Most Idiotic Thing I've Read This Decade
Well, I've found a frontrunner for "The Stupidest Article of the Decade" award. Oh, I'm sure it won't win overall because we've got most of 10 years to go and lots of rightwing publications all ...
Jill Richardson 01/11/2010 341 564 16 64
U.S. Senators on the Government Dole [UPDATED]
Yesterday I started digging around into farm subsidies. At first it was more general, comparing which states got the most cash to which states had senators on the ag committee. No surprises there... ...
Jill Richardson 12/29/2009 180 291 9 190
Top 10 Foodie Books For Adults - And For Kids!
This is coming a little bit too late to give you gift ideas, even for you last minute shoppers. But maybe you can go hit the after Christmas sales, or exchange all of the Chia Pets and Snuggies you ...
Jill Richardson 12/24/2009 35 49 8 97
Sick of Corporate Control of the Food Supply?
An awful lot of problems are traceable to consolidation in agriculture/food. High prices, lack of availability of local food (particularly meat), and food safety problems are just three of them. ...
Jill Richardson 12/22/2009 280 361 25 154
Lots and Lots of Food/Ag News
It's been a big week in the world of food and agriculture, especially as they relate to politics. Of course Copenhagen's had a lot to do with that. Here's a rundown of what's going on.
Jill Richardson 12/19/2009 47 52 2 37
Leaked from Copenhagen: Bad News
I am no climate scientist but I know the magic number. I think everyone does. 350. As in Bill McKibben's 350.org. We want no more than 350 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere. Well, news just leaked out of ...
Jill Richardson 12/17/2009 72 55 1 38
Breaking from Copenhagen: Draft Agreement on Ag
I've just received a draft of the Copenhagen agreement on agriculture from a friend who is there. This is the first I've seen of it, and I've been scouring the internets and bugging a few friends ...
Jill Richardson 12/16/2009 18 42 - 66
US Govt Looks at Food Advertising to Kids TODAY
Hi folks. I spent my morning doing something that was roughly as interesting as watching paint dry. I followed along with the FTC's forum on food marketing to kids via closed captioning (since the ...
Jill Richardson 12/15/2009 19 15 1 51
Climate Change Reality: The Sad Truth About the Future of Food
I have to admit, I'm very frustrated. I'm frustrated because we have an easy, totally possible solution in sight for reducing emissions and sequestering carbon via agriculture, and it doesn't look ...
Jill Richardson 12/12/2009 323 170 6 91
Thanksgiving, A Year Later
A year ago, I was thankful for nothing. I spent the days leading up to Thanksgiving writing my 23-year-old brother's eulogy and feeling sick to my stomach as I overheard my mom's phone conversations ...
Jill Richardson 11/26/2009 103 155 4 117
Got a Happy Story? Domestic Bliss
Lately, my whole life is my happy story. I'll explain below. Got a Happy Story is a community gathering every Monday night where we share stories large and small that have put a smile ...
Jill Richardson 11/02/2009 81 52 1 55
My Visit to a Factory Farm
Mmm, bacon... A few weeks back, while in Iowa, I visited a hog confinement. Everyone ...
Jill Richardson 10/27/2009 59 54 - 158
ACTION: Make School Lunch Not Suck
School lunch is a complex topic, legally, but in its essence, it's very simple. School lunch is one of the only times when the government has very direct control over what Americans eat. And it's ...
Jill Richardson 10/21/2009 50 42 2 41
Why Do They Grow All the F*&@ing Corn?
When you visit Iowa, you're nearly guaranteed to see three things: corn, soy beans, and hog confinements. Those were the focus of the field trip I attended yesterday at the Community Food Security ...
Jill Richardson 10/11/2009 264 326 16 168
Growing Power: A Transformational Experience
On a recent trip to Wisconsin, I had a bit of a pilgrimage to make. I use the word pilgrimage because the 2-acre Milwaukee urban farm tends to leave all who visit it utterly transformed with almost ...
Jill Richardson 10/05/2009 35 59 5 436
Grilled Michael Pollan, Coming Right Up
Michael Pollan visited Madison, Wisconsin this weekend. So did I. Madison is called "The Berkeley of the Midwest" and they have what I think is the best farmers' market in the U.S. As you'd expect, ...
Jill Richardson 09/27/2009 153 226 9 150
Party at Monsanto, Baby!
Why's there a party at Monsanto? Oh, because they have a LOT to celebrate. Obama just nominated their ...
Jill Richardson 09/25/2009 190 261 8 69
This is Why You're Fat Says Former FDA Head
Today I posted a piece on the food blog Zester Daily called " Trained to Get Fat ." In it, I focused quite a bit ...
Jill Richardson 09/18/2009 790 481 26 134
Lessons from Valentine the Androgynous Goat
Yesterday, Joanne Rigutto and I visited a fromagerie - an artisanal goat cheese making operation about an hour outside of Portland. It was not far from the town of Liberal, OR. The farmer and ...
Jill Richardson 09/11/2009 11 22 - 101
Why They Grind Up Baby Chicks
A new video surfaced in the past week or so, one featuring baby male chicks being ground up alive . They were hatched to lay eggs,
Jill Richardson 09/10/2009 89 70 3 149
The Next Time Someone Maligns a "Massachusetts Liberal"...
I'm going to punch them right in the kisser. OK, maybe that's not very liberal. I'm going to use non-violent communication techniques to explain to them why Massachusetts (and everywhere else I've ...
Jill Richardson 08/26/2009 18 31 2 61
A Former Whole Foods Employee on Whole Foods
I've been asked by several people to weigh in on Whole Foods (or WFM for short... the M stands for Market). I worked there for 5 months in 2007 and I wrote a chapter about it in my ...
Jill Richardson 08/15/2009 287 265 5 70
I've Sold Out
Well, I'm a sellout. Not in the way you might be thinking. I've sold out of books. I'm at Netroots Nation and the bookstore sold out a few minutes into my booksigning yesterday. I had a few copies ...
Jill Richardson 08/14/2009 128 249 6 42
Republicans Want You To Die
Well, that's not 100% true. It wasn't all Republicans, just most of them. And they really couldn't care less if you die or not, so long as they can obstruct the Democrats and protect the interests ...
Jill Richardson 07/31/2009 26 32 - 59
Obama, Don't Feed Me to the Insurance Companies. I Want Medicare.
I just listened to this week's Bill Moyers . It was on health care, and it was excellent. The gist of the show was that the Obama ...
Jill Richardson 07/26/2009 304 301 3 87
Food Safety & Failing Up in the Obama Admin
There are a number of major food safety issues going on right now. Obviously, we've got numerous food safety problems (cookie dough, beef, lettuce, etc) but then there are the POLITICAL food safety ...
Jill Richardson 07/24/2009 27 28 1 82
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