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Wey Tekuilwitl: July 19 - August 7

July 19th – August 7 is the month Wey Tekuilwitl (great feast of the lords) in our traditional calendar! Decolonize your calendars!

This was the official metztli in which those who could, gave food to all the poor men and women in honor of Xilonen. 295 more words

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To Call John Boehner A "Poor Leader" Is Wrong. He Lacks The Skills To Even Become A "Poor Leader"

As we move deeper into the sixth year of President Obama’s administration, stalemate is still the issue.  Many people claim that this stalemate is due to the right wing’s obsession with just hating the President.  832 more words

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Weekend Storms to Rattle Midwest, Mid-Atlantic

By Brian Lada

Stormy weather will be the theme for the weekend across the Midwest and Ohio Valley with several chances for severe thunderstorms.

People planning to spend time outside will have to dodge showers and thunderstorms both Saturday and Sunday with some of the stronger storms whipping up gusty winds, hail and frequent lightning. 338 more words

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Obama Approves Substantial Expansion of Terrorist Watch Lists: “Concrete Facts Are Not Necessary”

(Pictured: National Security Agency Operations Center. Photo credit NSA.)

By Mac Slavo

Amid an outcry from Americans criticizing the Obama Administration over the possibility that terrorists may be among the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants entering the United States without documentation, the Department of Homeland Security has instead turned its scrutiny on American citizens. 1,311 more words

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'Tokyo Should No Longer Be Inhabited,' Japanese doctor warns residents regarding radiation

By David Gutierrez, staff writer

(NaturalNews) In an essay addressed to his colleagues, Japanese doctor Shigeru Mita has explained why he recently moved away from Tokyo to restart his practice in western Japan: He believes that Tokyo is no longer safe to inhabit due to radioactive contamination caused by the March 11, 2011, meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. 612 more words

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Strong Storms Threaten Raleigh, Augusta

By Brian Lada

A cold front pushing through the Southeast will bring the risk of severe weather to part of the region Thursday afternoon.

Showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast from Delaware to Mississippi for much of Thursday, but stronger storms will hold off until the afternoon and evening hours. 277 more words

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