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Our priorities, as a country

There was a story on the news this morning about residents of Aurora, Colorado, and their library access.  Many Aurora libraries have been closed, so Aurora residents have been forced to go into neighboring county’s libraries to check out books. … Continue reading

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Woman fired for pumping at work

This company and this state that just don’t have their priorities straight. An Ohio woman was fired for taking unauthorized breaks for pumping breast milk.  She sued, stating that the firing was sexual discrimination.  Here’s a story on the matter. … Continue reading

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Buy Nothing Day 2008

I discovered Buy Nothing Day when I was 17 or 18, when I realized that reading Adbusters was about more than looking like a hipster.  I don’t buy Adbusters anymore, because I can’t afford them (its a freaking expensive magazine … Continue reading

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Let me get this straight …

(For the record, I’m probably not voting for Obama either, but I do find this to be very interesting) I’m a little confused. Let me see if I have this straight….. If you grow up in Hawaii, raised by your … Continue reading

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How to end abortion without making it illegal

I’m pro choice, but I would like to see abortion end.  I don’t know if it’s a life or not, in case it is, I would like to see abortion end.  I also know abortion takes a huge toll emotionally, physically … Continue reading

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My message to all the men in the world

When I was deployed in 2004-05, I was outnumbered by men 75 to 1.  Despite this staggering ratio, nearly every man I was deployed with expected that they would hook up with someone while they were there (marital status – theirs … Continue reading

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Obama’s speech on dead beat dads

I’m registered Green, but I’ve got no beef with Obama.  He has, I think we all have to admit, said some pretty kick ass stuff.  I don’t agree with him on everything, but he’s certainly not a bad guy.  I … Continue reading

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