Tag Archives: California

The Non-Sunshine State

Has the climate crisis made California too dangerous to live in? By Bill McKibben/ The Guardian/ October 29, 2019 As with so many things, Californians are going first where the rest of us will follow The San Francisco skyline is … Continue reading

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The Land of Milk and Honey Once More By Robert Scheer/ Truthdig/ November 16, 2012 AP/Sandy Huffaker: A rainbow lands in a field of wind turbines visible from Palm Springs, Calif. What’s the matter with California? It is a question once … Continue reading

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Why I Want Barack Obama to Win, But Won’t Vote For Him

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report thesavoia.com Four years of President Mitt Romney is not something I wish to contemplate. A Romney-Ryan win would be an unmitigated disaster for this nation. I would prefer that President Barack Obama be … Continue reading

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Numbers That Count: The War on Drugs

DRUGS AND PRISONS: TIME FOR A NEW STRATEGY? by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report DRUG CONVICTIONS, PER 100,000 ADULTS IN U.S.:  [1) 1980: 15 ; 1996: 148 ; Today: 380+ (#1 in the world).  PRISONERS PER 100,000 CITIZENS:  [1] Japan-63, German-90, France-96, Mexico-208, Britain-153,  U.S. … Continue reading

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Who Does Our Senator Work For?

Of the ten richest members of Congress, 100% of them voted to extend the Bush tax cuts. Seven were Democrats, among them California’s Senator Dianne Feinstein, with an estimated net worth of over $100 million. Mother Jones: Income Inequality

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Cut Off The Bitch’s Head, Just Don’t Show Her Boobs

The U.S. Supreme Court, by a 7-2 vote, recently decided California could not ban the sale of violent video games to minors,  but they could deny sale of  material with sexual content to minors and adults. In other words, the Court … Continue reading

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We all know California is in bad shape. Is there any way to fix it? On the weekend of June 24-26, I was given the opportunity to join with 400 other Californians in a serious effort to help answer that … Continue reading

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Your Vote is Meaningless

If you live in California, the largest state in the union, your vote for the president in 2012 won’t mean a thing. Think about it: California is a blue (i.e. Democratic) state and President Obama is expected to win California’s … Continue reading

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