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"Dang, He's Good!...And Bad!"

Jimmy ‘Carnival’:

Dang! He’s good: can ‘splain Hill’ry

without nose-growing!

J Richards

Here's what Congress spends time on instead of Zika funding

WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) — Congress struggles to pass significant legislation in good times, much less in a pitched election season complicated by bitter partisanship.

Members have managed to move a handful of bipartisan bills related to issues like opioid abuse and criminal justice reform. 484 more words

News

When We Were Black

I have just completed the first two months of the newly published book WHEN WE WERE BLACK. This is not my first book or my last, and so I thought that there would be no ‘rush” nor excitement. 467 more words

Books

On Therapeutic Sciences

The academic position that political science
becomes too didactic for scientific neutrality
when political scientists are too pro-democratic climate/culture
v theocracy, plutocracy, etc.
too cooperatively enthusiastic about economic health, 116 more words

Why we need disability campaigners like Lord Rix now

CROSS POSTED ON BYLINE.COM 

The sad death recently of Lord Rix highlighted how much progress a determined individual can make in a particular field.

As well as being famous for his slapstick comedy Lord Rix went on to have  a second career fighting for people with learning disabilities ending up as a vocal champion in the House of Lords… 508 more words

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Unfortunately it is never ending campaigning on disability issues for when you are successful on one count there are others to take its place. This will only end when the sources of these maligned attitudes are persuaded to alter their views, so a concerted effort is required on the Government and many, if not all, of the tabloid media.

What Ramya should have done while in Pakistan

In all the hullabaloo surrounding Ramya’s statement, one must not forget that there is genuine disgust among people of this country concerning the Pakistani state’s anti-Indian agenda and its avowed intention to dismember this country. 297 more words

POLITICAL

Canada focuses on carbon pricing while US focuses on emissions

How Canada and the United States are charting different paths to similar GHG reduction goals

By R.P. Stastny

Aug. 24, 2016, 7:46 a.m.

http://www.jwnenergy.com/article/2016/8/how-canada-and-united-states-are-charting-different-paths-similar-ghg-reduction-goals/

While Canada has historically sought to align its GHG policies with the United States, the differences in the nature of their economies and carbon emissions sources have resulted in different strategies to achieve similar goals. 295 more words

Economic Impact