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Robert Reich: Why Medicare Isn’t the Problem; It’s the Solution

Jun 22, 2015

June 21, 2015 - Again and again the upcoming election you’ll hear conservatives claim that Medicare - the health insurance program for America’s seniors - is running out of money and must be pared back.

Baloney. Medicare isn’t the problem. In fact, Medicare is more efficient than private health insurance.The real problem is that the...

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Peter Dykstra: DENY-A-PALOOZA

Jun 22, 2015
Peter Dykstra: DENY-A-PALOOZA

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Richard Cohen: Tragedy at Emmanuel AME reminds us that the threat of homegrown domestic terrorism is very real

Jun 18, 2015

June 18, 2015 - A white man who admires apartheid walks into a black church and kills nine people. According to an eyewitness, he says that he has "to do it" because black people "rape our women" and are "taking over our country." It's an obvious hate crime by someone who feels...

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Wenonah Hauter: Food & Water Watch Slams House Passage of Fast Track

Jun 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 18, 2015 - Statement of Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter

Today, the Republican leadership rammed undemocratic stand-alone Fast Track legislation, also known as Trade Promotion Authority, through the House of Representatives. This bill puts transnational corporate interests ahead of the American people. Just last week, Congress stood up for...

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The Sac Rag
Name Funderland’s new swing ride, win a party at Funderland

Jun 3, 2015
Name Funderland’s new swing ride, win a party at Funderland

Beloved Land Park family amusement park Funderland is adding its first new ride in 25 years, and they are crowdsourcing the ride’s name. If your name is chosen, you win a party at Funderland for yourself and 19 of your closest friends: We’re so excited about our 1st new ride in 25 years! The...

MidLifeBloggers
The New One Minute Manager

May 20, 2015

What I was not expecting was to find that Blanchard and Johnson have, in this slim unadorned volume, encapsulated so much of what our country (our world!) needs to hear, to learn, to practice if we are to survive past the midpoint of the twentyfirst ce...

The Sac Rag
City of Trees festival lineup to include “listener choice”

May 19, 2015
City of Trees festival lineup to include “listener choice”

The City of Trees music festival tickets went on sale this morning. The event, to be held August 15 at Gibson Ranch in Elverta, features as a headliner a little local band called “Cake” whose work has been featured in such things as “TV” and “the movies.” In addition to Cake and some other...

The State Hornet
Bruce Jenner As a Woman is About More Than Being Transgender

Bruce Jenner is a famous Olympic athlete known for winning the decathlon in 1976 and in the last decade, has been known for being the father figure on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. More recently, he is known for coming out as living as tra...

MidLifeBloggers
Master Lock and the Senior Market

May 5, 2015

We live behind a gate. Don’t for a moment, however, think Gated Community with a uniformed attendant screening our visitors. Nor should you imagine one of those  motorized gates where at the flick of a something or other, the gate opens for egress or ingress as appropriate. No, this is your basic wrought iron, keep intruders...

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The State Hornet
Cinco de Mayo is not about margaritas and tacos

May 5, 2015

Cinco de Mayo is one of the most misunderstood holidays that has ever existed. Many people don’t know what they are celebrating and are unaware they are contributing to negative Mexican stereotypes. 



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