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Yes, guns do kill people

A 9-year-old Arizona girl has become the poster child for gun-safety reform.

This isn’t a pretty story and it speaks to adult stupidity and carelessness as much as it does to anything else. 355 more words

U.S. Constitution

SEE JANE RUN. SEE JANE VOTE.

August 26 in history:

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect on August 26th, 1920, giving American women the right to vote.

It’s the birthday of the first woman… 117 more words

Today In History

HOBBES, Thomas. Leviathan, or, The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill. London, 1651.

As presented in the January 2014 Bauman online catalog (download PDF).

1651. Small folio (7-1/2 by 11 inches), period-style full calf gilt.

First edition, first issue, of one of the most controversial and important tracts ever written in political philosophy—”a model of vigorous exposition, unsurpassed in the language”—and a major influence on the framers of the American Constitution. 163 more words

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Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Stupid Is As Stupid Does

08/23/2014

Frank Salvato Editor-New Media Journal

Stunningly (okay, maybe I am not as stunned as I could be), the Obama Administration’s State Department has succeeded in achieving the same stunted intellect toward the threats made by violent Islamists as was held by our government in the days before September 11, 2001. 120 more words

CORRUPTION

The Good, the Bad, the Ferguson

America’s pretty messed up right now.

We’ve got vitriolic divisions on racial lines, political lines, ideological lines, religious/non-religious lines… We’re divided on so many fronts, I still find myself unable to pledge allegiance to the flag. 763 more words

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The Happiness Factor

The federal government might be spending less money on anti-tobacco campaigns in the near-future.

Why is that?

Because, according to the FDA, smoking is too just much fun. 1,056 more words