Monthly Archives: October 2014

Let Them Eat — Elsewhere

“One in six people struggle to get enough to eat in the United States, according to Feeding America, an organization that works toward hunger relief.” – Al Jazeera “It’s against the law to eat, It’s against the law to drink. … Continue reading

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We Wouldn’t Want to Look Bad

“Secrecy is the freedom tyrants dream of.” –Bill Moyers Chances are, we all have a few photos we’d rather not see splashed around the tabloids. (At least … I have … One of me and a friend staggering off a … Continue reading

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How Great We Art … Or Something

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” –Martin Luther King Jr. Approaching nothing. It too often looks like we’re well past spiritual death … Continue reading

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Name That Plant!

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.” –Bob Edwards My kingdom for a botanist? See people, this is why we need better science education, among other things. I’m no expert, but … Continue reading

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At Last — A Really Good Reason to Go Vegan

“If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can’t it get us back out?” –Will Rogers Did I miss something here? Again? I must be dense. But … I’m fairly sure I can find kosher hot dogs (and Jewish … Continue reading

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