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Wild California Weather & the Lure of Hawaii

Feb 1, 2016

I recall being quite full of myself, journalist junketing me and all that. However, the actual week bore no resemblance to The Quiet American and Michael Caine was definitely not part of the package.

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The Other Side of Sixty: Pulling No Punches

Jan 27, 2016

Oh, and by the way: I will talk about death. And farting in public.

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Paul Hirschfield: U.S. laws protect police, while endangering civilians

Jan 19, 2016
Paul Hirschfield: U.S. laws protect police, while endangering civilians

Jan. 18, 2016 - In the sixth GOP debate, Donald Trump told Americans: “The police are the most mistreated people in this country.”

On the same day, the Chicago Police Department released a video showing an officer killing Cedric Chatman in 2013. The teen was sprinting away at the time of the shooting,...

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Earthjustice: Obama Administration Announces Time-Out On Federal Coal Leasing

Jan 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 15, 2016 - The Obama administration today announced it would halt new leases for coal mining on public lands as it undergoes a thorough review of its current federal leasing program. The move is a significant one: public lands supply roughly 40 percent of all U.S. coal production.

Following is a statement...

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Dale Ho: Will the 2016 Presidential Election Be Decided by Voter Suppression Laws?

Jan 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 - In 2016, 10 states will be putting into place restrictive voting laws that they will be enforcing for the first time in a presidential election. These laws range from new hurdles to registration to cutbacks on early voting to strict voter identification requirements. Collectively, these ten states are home...

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“What’s Your Point, Universe?”

Jan 14, 2016

Actually, I think the greatest lesson of being on the other side of sixty is that you really need to hitch up your Big Girl Panties more often.

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“What’s Your Point, Universe?”

Jan 14, 2016

Actually, I think the greatest lesson of being on the other side of sixty is that you really need to hitch up your Big Girl Panties more often.

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Over 60? Answer these…

Jan 12, 2016

It’s just a little quiz…no prizes, just my eternal good will. Loading…

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Over 60? Answer these…

Jan 12, 2016

It’s just a little quiz…no prizes, just my eternal good will. Loading…

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Frank Sharry: From Hope to Fear: The State of the Union for the Immigrant Community

Jan 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 12, 2016 - The following is statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice.

One year ago the state of the union for immigrants was hopeful. It felt as though we were on the cusp of a new and more welcoming era for immigrants in America. Now, between...

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