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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 1)
I have owned or had use of plug-in electric vehicles for more than a decade starting with a production converted Pontiac Fiero with solar panels on it named Destiny2000 by its converter/...
joelado 05/05/2015 1
This Bipartisan Bill Might Put Some Congress Members Into A Very Uncomfortable Position
Oh, I just love this. And the fact that it's a ...
Leslie Salzillo 05/05/2015 10
Klobuchar, Tester reintroduce bill to require states to allow voter registration on Election Day
Allowing citizens to register to vote on Election Day is a smart idea that boosts turnout and makes things easier for the most mobile Americans. It has been tested for problems for decades in the ...
Meteor Blades 05/05/2015 57
How Electric Car Racing Can Compete with Nascar….Vrrroooomm !
OK, so you’ve bought your ticket and you’re at the Indianapolis 500 of electric car racing anxiously awaiting the start of the race. You’ve got your Tesla’s , Nissans, Bimmers, Volts, and ...
CrashnBurn 05/04/2015 44
Sunday Train: Variable Renewables and Dispatchable Demand
Much of the focus on the Sunday Train is on electrification of transport, ranging from 2,000 mile hauls of electrified freight through to hopping on an e-bike to pick up some groceries. And spending ...
BruceMcF 05/03/2015 10
Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Bringing In The May: The Heroes of Haymarket
One hundred and twenty-nine years ago today, history was made at the Haymarket Square in Chicago, Illinois. This piece of history was so critically important to the lives of working men and ...
thanatokephaloides 05/03/2015 59
US Auto Industry Digs Itself Back Into the Same Hole
Talk about a flat learning curve - the US auto industry was bailed out back in 2009 as part of the TARP stimulus package for the banking and auto industry, but they're right back to the same ...
campskunk2 05/03/2015 249
Voices of May Day: How Emma Goldman, at Age 18, Became an Activist
Haymarket Tragedy Note: This is not presented as a general overview of May Day history and the Haymarket Martyrs. For a general overview, please ...
ZhenRen 05/03/2015 35
Lower the Voting Age
On March 23, 1971, the 26th Amendment was passed, lowering the national voting age from 21 to 18. It came about as a response to the fact that young people could be drafted but couldn't vote. Today, ...
Couchsachraga 05/02/2015 27
Major American political party platforms ... READ 'EM.
This is a big issue for me when it comes to the GOP: The party never seems to offer any real solutions, only complaints. Rather than go on about that, though, I'm posting the "clickable sections" ...
Lori Renee Fye 05/01/2015 8
Friday Night Beer Blog - Gimmick Beers
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday. Come share a cold one with FNBB! One of the many strategies for marketing beer (or anything else) is to create tie-ins to events, movies, TV shows and celebrities. How ...
esquimaux 05/01/2015 19
DOT issues oil-train rules. Industry objects. Other critics say rules too weak and deadline too slow
Oil train derailment Feb. 15 near Mount Carbon, West Virginia. The Obama ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 32
May Day History: The Haymarket Riot
Reprinting this diary from last year's May Day: In the US, May Day used to be the internationally-recognized day of recognition and celebration for Labor and its struggles--at least until the ...
Lenny Flank 05/01/2015 5
A New Citizen Joins the Public Contest in Mount Pleasant
My son Jackson participated in the Black Lives Matter protest today as leader of the College of Charleston Students for a Democratic Society. It is his 23rd. Birthday. I wrote this Newspaper column ...
wjhamilton29464 05/01/2015 1
Chicago Ecoomic Royalists Eye Public School Money Pot
Why are so many of Chicago Financial elite so interested in public education? Like sleek predator birds circling a large wounded animal, Chicago's economic royalist are eyeing the Chicagol Public ...
pdanoki 04/30/2015 4
Her stance on TPP = none. People! She is just another Elitist!
HRC dodges the question about what her stance on TPP is. Ed Schultz Blasts Hillary Clinton's Stance On TPP by Rising ...
DKAtoday 04/30/2015 188
Going Green...Really green
Seriously Soylent Green fans; the Wall Street group, the Good-Overlord-Developer's...or God's are complaining in privet (see Bohemian Grove itinerary courtesy of Alex Jones); that allowing ...
thepanamarick 04/29/2015 2
Hellraisers Journal: Fight Is On- "Federal Injunction Is Issued to Check Striking Chicago Teamsters"
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
JayRaye 04/29/2015 12
Yes on HAMP is a Yes on TPP
[https://www.hmpadmin.com/portal/programs/fha_hamp.jsp HAMP] is a Home Affordable Modification Program designed to help people behind on their mortgage with hardships keep their home. Getting it ...
rktect 04/28/2015 32
Transit and Tomatoes Today April 28 in SC
Charleston, SC- Transit in the Lowcountry needs your support today. While we’ve been working to plan a better system for the future long standing problems and exposure to the dysfunctions of our ...
wjhamilton29464 04/28/2015 6
My limited experience with riots for what it is worth
I grew up in Chicago and was exposed to racism from the beginning of my life. My family was racist but would claim otherwise. Mom and Dad were FDR democrats after all. I have lived in the South ...
don mikulecky 04/27/2015 5
Creationism in a NE Classroom
28 March 2007 I posted a letter to the McCook Gazette and the editor printed it: Original Online Saturday, April 7, 2007 Dear Editor, The following was sent to McCook Community College: I am ...
PriceRip 04/27/2015 12
Shameless: The Great American Pilot Shortage
If the Navy taught me one thing, it’s that shameless self-promotion is the best, if not only, way to advance in your field and life. Sometimes you just have to put aside the pre-programmed ...
Evan Williams 04/27/2015 13
Cash-strapped Chicago has paid half a billion dollars in police brutality settlements since 2004
Rekia Boyd, shot and killed by Chicago Officer Dante Servin With 49 elementary schools closing this summer , with pensions being slashed, and with public services being cut all over Chicago, the ...
Shaun King 04/27/2015 53
All one really needs to know about the TPP = History being repeated
Bernie Sanders Points Out The Truth About The TPP Bernie Sanders telling it ...
DKAtoday 04/26/2015 26
Turning Virginia A Deeper Blue
The election of Barack Obama in 2008 was a stunning win for the Democratic Party in the electoral college. Obama swept historically blue states like New Jersey, Minnesota, New York, Washington, etc.,
unapologeticliberal777 04/26/2015 13
This week in the war on workers: The scary GOP plan for transportation funding
There are 61,000 structurally deficient bridges in the United States, and this is what congressional Republicans want to do to transportation funding:
Laura Clawson 04/25/2015 41
Looter Air: building your own airline from scratch
No truth to the reality TV rumor that this is the basis of a new History Channel program titled "American Airline Pickers", although A&E might consider this for another airport-themed program that ...
annieli 04/25/2015 2
Please Help a Kossack Increase His Online Access: Fundraiser for a Laptop for Chitown Kev
Many of you know Chitown Kev , a Kossack who is (among other distinctions) an administrator of Black Kos and Milk Men and Women. He is an astute observer, an effective analyst, and a fine writer ...
peregrine kate 04/25/2015 130
Sanford Stalling Charleston Transit Progress
From Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit This statement was prepared for the April 23rd. protest at the Office of US Congressman Mark Sanford in Mount Pleasant, SC. At that ...
wjhamilton29464 04/25/2015 16
Friday Night Beer Blog - Beer School
Hi beer fans, another happy Friday to you! Come in and have a cold one with FNBB. What if, when you went to college, you could really major in beer ? When California State Polytechnic University, ...
esquimaux 04/24/2015 20
Smoking gun: Prosecutor Anita Alvarez deliberately undercharged officer who killed Rekia Boyd
Rekia Boyd On Monday, Judge Dennis Porter made a decision that shocked lovers of justice across the nation. Presiding over the case against Chicago Police Officer Dante Servin, who shot and killed ...
Shaun King 04/24/2015 90
Transgender Teen Allowed to Wear Makeup
Originally forced to remove her makeup for a driver's license photo, a transgender teen will be allowed to wear makeup for her driver's license photo like any other girl. The change of position ...
recoveringConservative 04/23/2015 6
Diverging Diamond Deathtraps
This diary is intended to amplify Jen Sorensen's message in her "Cartoon: Bikes and Cars" posted 21 April. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is constructing a Diverging Diamond ...
PriceRip 04/23/2015 17
The real possibility that Prosecutor Anita Alvarez deliberately tanked the Rekia Boyd murder case
Cook County Prosecutor Anita Alvarez This is the type of blog post that really won't make much sense unless you watch the video below the fold. It's the most important video I've shared in months ...
Shaun King 04/22/2015 109
Hellraisers Journal: E. Gurley Flynn on Women on the Picket Line and Sabotage on the Shop Floor
The IWW has been accused of pushing women to the front. This is not true. Rather, the women have not been kept in back, and so they have naturally moved to the front. -Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ``````
JayRaye 04/22/2015 3
A Heartwarming Story With A Terrible Lesson for Anti-Vaxers
Earlier this year a tiny, frail, disabled, 67 year old pensioner was mugged as he put out the trash in the northern English city of Gateshead. His 25 year old assailant was desperate for money to ...
Lib Dem FoP 04/22/2015 234

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