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tRump: Koch’s #1 Legacy

Interesting piece over on The Intercept’s web page: David Koch’s Most Significant Legacy Is the Election of Donald Trump by Lee Fang. David Koch, like his brother, turned against Trump after his election. But, says Fang, it was the Koch duo’s decades long struggle to radicalize the American Right and bring it to power that…

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“Smart” Guns Dumbed Down

Here is an interesting factoid. It is possible…even easy…to build a gun that only the registered owner can fire. The same technology that we use to secure cars with wireless ignitions could be used with firearms. One plan calls for the user to have a bluetooth enabled token in his or her possession, and if…

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Phoenix Voters Rebuff Koch, Pick Train

From CommonDreams: Phoenix Voters ‘Say Yes to the Future,’ Rejecting Koch-Backed Effort to Ban Light Rail Expansion in Least Sustainable US City “Fantastic news, tinged with a bit of sadness that David Koch didn’t live to see Phoenix voters reject his poisonous vision.” by Julia Conley Nice to know that even in death, David Koch…

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Read this and cry happy tears

Okay, read this story and feel free to weep afterwards. This is a beautiful bit of real history, and it is the way we should be treating refugees here. Damn you, tRump, and all the others who have made “America” a synonym for cruelty. May we someday find our own Egberts to take charge. From…

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Pennywise & Trump Foolish

From Marc Keyser     Marc Keyser is a writer and activist who has pioneered the use of the cellphone as an instrument of mass protest. The opinions expressed here are his own. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.  

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GOP Myths …Busted

Check out this article on CNN’s webpage: Under Trump, the deficit has ballooned, exploding a GOP myth by Julian Zelizer For decades, the Republicans claimed theirs was the party of fiscal responsibility. In fact, from Reagan on, they’ve practiced government by excessive borrowing. Under Trump, says Zelizer, they’ve become debt junkies. So much for fiscally…

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The Wages of Sin…And Incest

From the Daily Beast: Steve King Is Broke And Has Been Abandoned by His Colleagues as He Runs for Re-Election, “It turns out that there are some actual political consequences for a congressman sounding off repeatedly about white supremacy and abortion.” Don’t forget. There was also that Rape and Incest thing…

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Why Did Trump Bid For Greenland? Global Warming

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So why did Donald Trump want to buy Greenland? Well, global warming is making it much more habitable. So, it makes sense for an American expansionist to make a bid for the place. It is part of what is being called the new scramble for the Arctic…which is like nothing we’ve seen since the European…

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Indoor Farms…The Future

Automated, indoor farms…or even underground farms…may be the future of food production. Check out this article on the BBC website: The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors By Russell Hotten. There are a lot of reasons for indoor agriculture. For one thing, you don’t have to worry about the weather. And, given global…

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Be Careful Out There!

Just another reminder to all our friends, readers, and contributors in the Caribbean and on the Atlantic Coast of the US. Hurricane Dorian is no joke. Be very, very careful. If you are ordered to evacuate, do so. If you can hunker down and wait it out in safety, do that too. That’s why people…

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