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Today, We Cut All Ties With Skreened. Here’s Why.

Back in 2007, we started selling sweatshop-free t-shirts with Skreened as a way of taking care of expenses here without having to resort to advertising. When we went into business with the t-shirt printer Skreened back in 2007, I met with Skreened’s owner several times (including a four-part interview: 1|2|3|4). Skreened’s owner originally committed to […]

Arctic Sea Ice Extent: Lower than Normal is the Norm

The National Snow and Ice Data Center has been tracking Arctic Ocean sea ice extent for many years, and yesterday released new data on the extent of Arctic sea ice, compared to the 1981-2000 average for this time of year:

As you can see, the 2015 Arctic Ocea sea ice extent has consistently fallen […]

Donald Trump Summed Up in Six Seconds

Multiple Social Media Experts Amazingly Come Up With Exactly the Same Insights, Independently

The following, amazingly similar passages are presented for your consideration without comment. How do you think this happened?

Society for Human Resource Mangement, dated June 1 2012:

“Social networking platforms may allow organizations to improve communication and productivity by disseminating information among different groups of employees in a more efficient manner. While it is not […]

42 Die in Apparent Midtown Fire Suicide

In a late-breaking development in the tri-city metro area, police commissioner Bunny Davis has asked for citizens’ help in making sense of last week’s tragic loss of life in a midtown fire that took the lives of 42 apartment dwellers.  According to Davis, multiple corroborated reports indicate that there was no sign of any blocked […]

Do you miss George W. Bush?

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick is posing a question on the front of his Twitter page:

How about it? Do you miss George W. Bush?

Who’s for Rand? (Rand Paul vs. Reality)

For much of this year, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has offered a promotional webpage on which he encourages certain groups of Americans to download their very own “_________ for Rand” image to use in social media and on their own web pages.

As you can see, with just 21 named groups, a lot […]

What’s Socialist?

Public schools.

Cooperative extensions.

Community hospitals.


Public roads.

Public transportation.

Social Security.


Public libraries.

Minimum wage.

Overtime pay.

Work safety.

Vaccination programs.

Job training.

Unemployment insurance.

Flood insurance.

The GI Bill.

Insider trading laws.

Earned Income Tax Credit.

Food stamps for kids.

Emergency rooms.

Drug treatment centers.

Rape crisis centers.

Food safety inspectors.


We Do It Anyway

As you’re probably aware, Republican Party governors across the United States are declaring that they don’t want any Syrian refugees coming into their states because there might be a secret terrorist sneaking in among them, posing as a refugee.

It’s tempting to try to find empirical evidence to the contrary, to consult profiles of refugees […]

How Do You Root Out Thoughts via Global Policy?

There were a number of interesting ideas aired in the Democratic Presidential Debate last night (11/14/15), but to me the most interesting statement of the debate came from former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “We need to have a resolve that will bring the world together to root out the kind of radical […]

News Flash: Over 100 Terrorists Cheer Sensational Media Attention. In Other Ignored News…

I will not help the terrorists’ recruitment pitch by waving my hands. I firmly exercise the right to choose where to focus my attention.

If we must focus on death, why don’t we focus on something within the realm of our control? Did you know that a recent study of 75 cities concluded that a […]