psydoctor8: Current status- Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty by Simon Baron-Cohen Empathy is a universal solvent.   (…)  And unlike the arms industry, which cost trillions of dollars to maintain, or the prison industry and legal system, which costs millions of dollars to keep oiled, empathy is free. And unlike religion, empathy cannot by definition oppress anyone. Continue reading

What You Can Do for Your Country… Right Now!

The US Congress is currently considering the passage of a bill, effective this fiscal year which will cut the research budget of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by $1.3 billion in allocated funds. The irreversible damage and regression in medical and scientific advancement resulting from the passage of this bill will not only be felt by us and our families, but we will passing the destruction on to future generations. Speak out against this atrocity and contact your Congressman! Continue reading What You Can Do for Your Country… Right Now!

The ‘Other Side’ of Immigration

United States Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the oversight of the Department of Homeland Security in 2010. oy Germano’s The Other Side of Immigration is a critically acclaimed film that ventures into the government policies in place by both Mexico and America that are mutually devastating to economy and immigration. Continue reading The ‘Other Side’ of Immigration

Murkowski Prevails Against A Mindless Sarah Palin

A “Press-This” Re-Distribution of another enjoyable entry by the one and only Hippie Cashier. Sarah Palin shows her lack of knowledge in a few prize quotes. Murkowski sucedes the Alaska Election in large part to Palins political power, Palin tweets a miracle and in honor of justice…. MURKOWSKI prevails with the write-in election upset! In your face, Palin!

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Yahoo! News Ask America Van Assignment (A Result Update))

I have gotten some very encouraging feedback on the article that resulted from this assignment, and am so grateful.  The entire experience was wonderful.  The Yahoo Van Crew was incredibly friendly and it was more than a memorable sunny saturday… somewhat like the one that shines today.  Have yourself great weekend!     Miami Falls Fashion Mall Competes With Yahoo! News Ask America Van Associated … Continue reading Yahoo! News Ask America Van Assignment (A Result Update))