Opinion

The State Hornet
Quiet mouths make for loud minds

Mar 12, 2015

Introverts are the most misunderstood group of people that anyone can encounter. They are often judged because they seem to not fit in normally with the rest of society.

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Robert Reich: The 3 Biggest Myths Blinding Us to the Economic Truth (VIDEO)

Mar 12, 2015

March 10, 2015 - 1. The “job creators” are CEOs, corporations, and the rich, whose taxes must be low in order to induce them to create more jobs. Rubbish. The real job creators are the vast middle class and the poor, whose spending induces businesses to create jobs. Which is why raising the minimum...

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Ryan Alexander: Mortgaging the Pentagon

Mar 12, 2015

March 11, 2015 - Say you really want a sports car, a vacation, a big new house, or some other fancy thing you can’t really afford. You know that if you buy it, you’ll bust your budget. It would mean a ramen noodle diet and a threadbare closet from now to eternity for you...

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Frank Sharry: Senator Vitter Proposes Radical Unconstitutional Measure to Redefine Who is a U.S. Citizen

Mar 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 11, 2015 – Fresh off a bruising and unsuccessful battle over immigration that brought the nation to the brink of a DHS shutdown, you would think that Republicans would be loath to gin up more anti-immigrant legislation that would, once again, define the GOP as intolerant and on the wrong side...

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Elizabeth Tandy Shermer: The “right to work” really just guarantees the right-to-starve

Mar 11, 2015

March 8, 2015 - Elizabeth Tandy Shermer is an assistant professor of history at Loyola University Chicago. She has published extensively about right-to-work laws in journals, edited collections, and her first book, “Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics.”

There’s something distinctly Midwestern about how Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and now Wisconsin are passing...

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Donald Kaul: The Bibi-GOP Clown Show

Mar 11, 2015
Donald Kaul: The Bibi-GOP Clown Show

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Bibi Love Fest, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib
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Allison Fisher: On Fukushima Anniversary, Nuclear Safety in U.S. Still Not Making the Grade

Mar 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 - Statement of Allison Fisher, Outreach Director, Public Citizen’s Energy Program Energy Program

Despite the lessons learned from the ongoing nuclear disaster in Japan, the state of nuclear safety in the U.S. is still not making the grade.

Today marks the fourth year since the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power...

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The State Hornet
Mars mission interstellar failure in the making

Mars One makes for a great TV show pitch but the actual mission is unlikely to take off.

Sacramento Homeless
New study shows cigarettes to be more dangerous than was previously realized

New study shows cigarettes to be more dangerous than was previously realized

It’s not news to anybody that a great many homeless people smoke. Smoking is a pleasure for many who don’t have many other pleasurable things to do. Some smoke a pack a day or more, or the equivalent in especially dangerous filter-free rollies.

A friend gave me his best estimate of the percentage of Sacramento...

The State Hornet
Nipples are for babies, not for sex

"Free the Nipple" is a film, an equality campaign and a mission to empower women across the world. The organization stands against female oppression and censorship,



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