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Fight Heats Up Over San Francisco's Waterfront Along The Embarcadero

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) — A San Francisco judge Wednesday largely rejected an effort by the state Lands Commission to have a 2014 city proposition setting height limits on waterfront development thrown out. 549 more words

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Could this be the solution to America's drug problem?

As I’ve discussed in an earlier post, the war on drugs here in America has been a colossal failure. The statistics don’t lie: it has caused a massive increase in prison populations, an increase in drug cartel activity, destroyed families, and has led to a skyrocket in drug violence. 276 more words

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Reporter who snapped at Sarah Sanders discusses 'dangerous' trio to take on White House press team

Story: The Washington Examiner

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Let me get this straight. A man who’s given the privilege to be in close proximity to POTUS announces that he could be dangerous when his giant ego bubble is burst. 20 more words

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Interesting article - Qatar May be Turning Its Back on the US Dollar, we know what happens next...

(ANTIMEDIA) — Late last week, Saudi Arabia and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that are involved in attempting to isolate Qatar sent the tiny Gulf nation a list of 13 demands. 78 more words

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Grenfell tower and others

I will start by saying that the title of this post may sound harsh but with all respect I do not want you to think that I’m in anyway wanting to detract from this tragedy. 630 more words

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Healthcare through Charity

I have been struggling to talk about the Healthcare Repeal law sputtering its way through Congress. Having kept up with the news, it is hard to find a way to discuss this issue in a way that may shine a light on the insanity of the situation. 1,377 more words

The Beautiful Obscure

My recently published book The Beautiful Obscure, on the intertwining cultural histories of Australia and Spain, is available now from Transmission Press, or selected bookshops. 25 more words