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The Gay Stigma

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Destructive hatreds often harm innocent people. We'd like them to harm the people doing the hating, see that instant kharma, feel the god's wheels grinding nice and small, but that is rarely the case. AIDS and HIV in the United States: AIDS is the No. 1 killer of black women between ...

Pfizer, Pfucks over children in Nigeria-calls it ethical.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

[caption id="attachment_6377" align="alignright" width="203" caption="Child from Trovan drug trial"][/caption] They are cold blooded killers and yet..they have the audacity to say it was ethical? Are they serious? From Jurist: Officials from Nigeria and from US pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Monday that they hope to reach a settlement agreement by the end of ...

Open-Source Learning and Problem Solving

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

A couple of big dots connected themselves for me last night, in terms of possible solutions for some of the major problems America needs to solve, including health care, energy, and education. I was marinating my aching back in a hot bath, reading the last chapter of a great book titled ...

Financial Meltdown: Math & The Myth Of Fiscal Responsibility

Friday, September 19th, 2008

While the details haven't been disclosed, it appears that the powers that be are considering a plan to bail out Wall Street...in a big way...on the backs of the American taxpayer. Troubling as this sounds, it may be the only viable solution. Regardless of the eventual solution, one thing is ...

George Marie Antoinette Bush: “Let Them Eat Bovine Encephalopathy-Infected Meat”

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

If you're still under the impression that our economy is based on capitalism or some sort of “free market,” this news item will shatter your illusions once and for all. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been inspecting about one percent of America’s beef cattle for Mad Cow Disease. (The official ...

FDA, You’re Doing a Heckuva Job

Friday, August 15th, 2008

It shouldn’t be surprising any more when this kind of shit happens. We found out three years ago that FEMA is just a useless empty shell. And the Environmental Protection Agency now exists for the sole purpose of protecting corporations from those #$%&!# environmentalists. And now we find out the true ...

Bush Administration To Define Contraception As Abortion?

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

As if it isn't bad enough that we've had to endure nearly eight years of George W. Bush, he has chosen his final months to enact one of his most intrusive policy initiatives. It seems that the president has decided to redefine abortion to include contraception. The plan would be ...

“Dole” Drubbing - A Resounding NO To “Senator No”

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

For years, Jesse Helms blocked measures intended to provide care and assistance to homosexuals suffering from the ravages of HIV. In true Helms backasswards bravado, he often insinuated that the only way such legislation would pass would be over his dead body. Surprise...it gets even better! Republican Senator Elizabeth Dole, ...

Washington — Assisted Suicide Law

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Washington will soon become (if there’s a God) the second state to have an assisted suicide law. Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act has been in effect since 1997. The initiative has already gotten more than enough signatures. Assuming enough of these signatures will be valid, the assisted suicide law will be ...

Teen Pregnancies Rise: How About Those Abstinence Programs?

Friday, July 11th, 2008

I'm not sure what it will take for our government to admit that abstinence education isn't working. Fortunately, George Bush will soon leave office and we can hope that the next president will restore science to its proper place and put an end to the myth that purity pledges are ...

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