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Reincarnation: Street Prophets Saturday
Reincarnation is a concept which is tolerated by some religious traditions, strongly embraced by others, and vehemently denied as a form of blasphemy by a few. The concept of reincarnation is fairly ...
Ojibwa 05/30/2015 6
Origins of Language: The Bow-Wow, Pooh-Pooh, and Ding-Dong Theories
For unknown thousands of years humans have lived in a world of language. It surrounds us and is a part of us. From time to time, there have been those who pondered the question: What is the origin ...
Ojibwa 05/30/2015 26
Federal appeals court strikes down Idaho's 20-week abortion ban
Joan McCarter 05/29/2015 23
Cuba is off the terrorist list
[http://www.wlky.com/politics/cuba-taken-off-terrorist-list/33285658 WLKY:] The U.S. State Department says Cuba has been taken off a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Secretary of State John ...
Wee Mama 05/29/2015 39
“Sincerely held religious beliefs” N.C. anti-gay marriage bill vetoed by McCrory
A bill that essentially allows “ Sincerely held religious beliefs ” to trump Constitutional law had a quick turn-around with a veto only a half hour after reaching the office of a governor ...
windsong01 05/29/2015 7
Museums 101: GM Cars of the 1960s in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
During the 1960s, General Motors cars—Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Cadillac—continued to dominate the American market. Shown below are photographs of the General Motors cars on ...
Ojibwa 05/29/2015 22
Anheuser-Busch stops bottling beer to produce 50K cans of water for the Red Cross
I just saw this on MSNBC . Busch has stopped canning beer to can water for the Red Cross to use in the Flood Damaged areas of Texas and Oklahoma. There is a site where comments can be made if you ...
Marnie1 05/29/2015 18
120 CEOs Managing $12 Trillion Ask G7 Countries for Bold Climate Action
(photo courtesy of OxFam International) From ThinkProgress.Org : A group of more than 120 CEOs and other institutional investors who manage more than $12 trillion in assets sent ...
ericlewis0 05/28/2015 14
The Religious Bigotry of Rick Santorum
Now that Rick Santorum has announced that he is running for president, again, it is worth reminding ourselves that he is a coarsely obvious religious bigot. I first published this post when he was ...
Frederick Clarkson 05/27/2015 34
New York's State Assembly just passed a single-payer bill
Some outstanding news from Albany. Assembly passes #universalhealthcare #singlepayer #NYHealth bill!
james321 05/27/2015 33
Nebraska abolishes the death penalty
The legislature [http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nebraskas-death-penalty-repealed-veto-override-n365456 overrode the governor's veto]. Nebraska became the first conservative state in more than ...
Wee Mama 05/27/2015 68
Arkansas 12-week abortion ban bill struck down
The 8th Circuit US Court of Appeals struck down Arkansas's 12-week abortion ban. The doctors that brought the suit said: "By banning abortions after 12 weeks’ gestation, the Act prohibits ...
StarbucksGirl51 05/27/2015 16
Wagons (Photos): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
Ojibwa 05/26/2015 8
The Department of Justice enters into binding consent decree with the Cleveland Police Department
Shaun King 05/26/2015 26
The Nuremberg Defense
Like any war, there are those more interested in profit than victory.
thefarleftside 05/25/2015 1
History 101: "Globists Cannot be Christians"
Within the overall Christian community, there continues to be waged the debate over who is really a Christian and who is not. For many, this is a debate about belief: belief in the Bible rather than ...
Ojibwa 05/25/2015 84
Ancient Europe: Solutrean
Prehistory refers to the past for which there is no written history, which means that the primary information comes from the findings of archaeology. One of the periods of European prehistory is the ...
Ojibwa 05/24/2015 26
Is Anyone Out There? Street Prophets Saturday
The vastness of the universe with millions, perhaps billions, of suns with planets circling them, is almost beyond the imaginations of many people. Contemplating the universe and the many ...
Ojibwa 05/23/2015 18
Glacier Park: The Trail of the Cedars (Photos and Meet Up Schedule)
Let’s say that you are a bit older, overweight, out of shape, and making your only visit to Glacier National Park. Now this is a National Park filled with hiking trails and lots of young, ...
Ojibwa 05/23/2015 15
Museums 101: Mustang Hardtops (Photo Diary)
Ojibwa 05/22/2015 13
The very real and decisive GMO scientific consensus
Over and over, I've read comments on the internet (obviously, my first mistake) that there is no scientific consensus about GMOs, or genetically modified organisms (generally crops or food), and ...
SkepticalRaptor 05/20/2015 286
Asheville Coal Plant to Retire After High Profile Three-Year Campaign; Clean Energy Work To Continue
This week I want to honor some of the most hard-working activists on our Beyond Coal campaign - Team Asheville in North Carolina. After years of rallies, public meetings, educational forums, ...
Mary Anne Hitt 05/20/2015 12
Nebraska legislature votes to repeal death penalty
Nebraska's legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty by what should be a veto-proof margin. The vote was ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 38
Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 9
River Surfing (Photos): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
Ojibwa 05/19/2015 9
Breakthrough in wind technology
On the good news front, General Electric will announce today a technological development resulting in a 20% increase in efficiency of wind technology. http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/GE-...
Cuseology 05/19/2015 7
Are CEOs 300 times better than you?
The Wall Street Journal recently weighed-in on income inequality and opined "Tish-tosh! If you took all the salaries of a million-employee company and shared them equality it ...
thefarleftside 05/18/2015 6
Obama Curtailing Surplus Military Gear To Police Programs
This is welcome news and hopefully part of a continuing trend: In a surprise announcement coming nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Obama is ...
LieparDestin 05/18/2015 65
Ancient Africa: A Short Overview of Homo Habilis
The first species to be classified as human, designated as Homo habilis , appeared in Africa over two million years ago. While similar in many physical features to the earlier Australopithecines, ...
Ojibwa 05/17/2015 33

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