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California, USA: Did Ex-Boyfriend Cook Her Pet Dog For Dinner?

California, USA: Did Ex-Boyfriend Cook Her Pet Dog For Dinner?

Domestic violence not only hurts people, it hurts pets. Little Pomeranian dog Bear became the victim of his owner’s toxic and violent relationship, 943 more words

Obama Calls For Gun Reforms That "Respect Our Traditions"

Obama Calls For Gun Reforms That “Respect Our Traditions”Breitbart.com ^ | September 17, 2014 | Charlie SpieringPosted on 9/17/2014, 9:03:25 AM by BiggirlPresident

Obama recalled the one-year anniversary of the… 379 more words

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#Louisiana GOP now accepts Bitcoin

Louisiana GOP Becomes First State Republican Party to Accept Bitcoin

The Republican Party of Louisiana (LAGOP) is now accepting contributions in bitcoin via its official website, making it the first major state-level executive committee to turn to bitcoin payments for monetary support.

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Tropical Storm Odile heads toward Arizona, as Mexico airlifts stranded tourists from Baja

By Peter Orsi

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S. 474 more words

United States

Moose, Wyoming

You consider yourself a nature lover. You enjoy hiking and kayaking. You go swimming in the summer and snowshoeing in the winter. While getting lost on a winding dirt road doesn’t scare you. 431 more words

North America

The Church at Auvers

I got another really nice van Gogh today, from Texas. This is another one of my favorite paintings by him. I am not sure where the sender is originally from, but it doesn’t sound like the U.S. 35 more words

Art

Sanctions, Forestry and the Rule of Law in Myanmar

I was quoted in a recent article concerning the US’s decision to wave sanctions on  the timber industry in Myanmar as follows:

“Laws protecting human rights and the environment are absent or in nascent stages of development in Myanmar. 115 more words

Human Rights