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Trail of Tears Commemoration Day

Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. ~American Indian Proverb ABOUT THE TRAIL OF TEARS: “Under orders from President Jackson the U.S. Army began enforcement of the Removal Act. The Cherokee were rounded up in the summer of 1838 and loaded … Continue reading

The Miseducation of America

“It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.” ~Happy Birthday, James A. Baldwin ***

Periods for Pence

The Best Pro-Choice Anti-Pence Movement Rally Ever Right before George W. Bush came up with the first legitimate reason to burn a book – a memoir called “The Decider” – he told NBC anchor Matt Lauer that, as young man, his mother showed him an old jar containing the fetus of her stillborn child. Later, … Continue reading

Cakewrecks

Every once in a while it’s a lot of fun to check into the site “Cake Wrecks” and if you never have seen it, maybe the photos below will temp you. The site highlights cakes that have been grossly formed, text that is obviously wrong and just really really stupid cakes. We’re not associated with … Continue reading

Another NRA Fairy Tale

What Big Bullets You Have, Grandmother! One section of the National Rifle Association’s website is endearingly named “NRAFamily.” It includes a series called “Fun Friday,” covering news like “6 Invasive Species That Are Damaging The U.S.” and a clever “How To” section that, somehow, includes an article named “The 7 Disease Bearing Ticks In America.” … Continue reading

If Only

“I can’t give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma.” ~ Happy Birthday, L. Frank Baum                   *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new books on Amazon. ***

Homeless Jesus

This month, a study came out from Stanford University with a conclusion that shocked its own researchers: Low-income people live longer and healthier lives when they live in affluent areas like New York or San Francisco. This is shocking because it’s counter intuitive. If you live in an affluent place like New York or San … Continue reading

The Grave of the Conscience

The Chernobyl disaster took place 30 years ago today, due to faulty designs and human error. “The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: “Human Nature.” ― Stefan Molyneux   The 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, then part of the former Soviet Union, is the only accident in … Continue reading

#1 Protest Ever: Periods for Pence

Have you been following the grassroots pro-choice rally in Indiana? You should be! Strict new laws always lead to groups of protesting voters holding picket signs, making scripted phone calls, signing petitions and demanding to get their Supreme Court sanctioned rights back. Surely this is happening in Indiana, but the women of Hoosierville are also … Continue reading

#1 Dumbest Idea The NRA Has Had This Year

One section of the National Rifle Association’s website is endearingly named “NRAFamily.” It includes a series called “Fun Friday,” covering news like “6 Invasive Species That Are Damaging The U.S.” and a clever “How To” section that, somehow, includes an article named “The 7 Disease Bearing Ticks In America.” Now, NRAFamily has posted the second … Continue reading

Kiddie Sworn

There’s a nasty loophole in immigration court, namely that kids as young as 3 years old are not entitled to an assigned counsel to help them answer complex legal questions. “… [Judge ] Weil is one of the bigwigs in the Executive Office for Immigration Review and helps the agency set policy for all the … Continue reading

What the Hell is Bible Math?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 57 million American kids in elementary schools. Shooters have killed 0.00012% of them in the last three years. But during that same time, 0.011% of other kids have been taught Bible math; 0.26% of them have been sent to jail and 9% of them … Continue reading

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