Multiple Scientific Studies Link Pesticides to Cancer

http://economicrisis.com/multiple-scientific-studies-link-pesticides-to-cancer/9991 Multiple Scientific Studies Link Pesticides to Cancer “Pesticide Content In Food Less Regulated By Codex Than Vitamins and Minerals,” I briefly discussed the connection between...

Boxing Champion Fights Human Trafficking

By Leif Coorlim, CNN Cecilia Flores-Oebanda has spent her life fighting -- as a child for some education, as a teen rebel against a dictator, and for more than 20 years against human traffickers.  She has become the face of the Philippines anti-trafficking movement...

Christian right opposes girls in sports but wants gays imprisoned

Fundamentalist Christianity is very intolerant. Indeed, some of them are intolerant of girls or women playing competative sports. I was not aware of this until very recently, but I can't say I am the least bit surprised. A Christian fundamentalist named Scott Jonas wrote...

Present Shock And The Loss Of History And Context

http://economicrisis.com/present-shock-and-the-loss-of-history-and-context/8764 Present Shock And The Loss Of History And Context One of the few observers who is able to articulate a coherent critical account of American culture is Douglas Rushkoff. His new must-read...

Homeland Security Funded Exercise Portrayed Homeschoolers as Terr

http://economicrisis.com/homeland-security-funded-exercise-portrayed-homeschoolers-as-terrorists/7615 Homeland Security Funded Exercise Portrayed Homeschoolers as Terrorists Taken on its own, the KOMO 4 News report below out of Seattle paints a stark and frightening...

5 year old kills sis with own rifle and teen arrested

So many ideas for columns I will put them in one column. I. A young man was convicted of a murder in New York City. The prosecutor was told by the witness during the trial, that she was mistaken about seeing him commit the murder. This was not brought to the attention of the...

22 year old female teacher arrested for alleged rape of student

I. A Courtney Louise Jarrell, who is a 22 year old high school math teacher /coach in Riverton High School in Utah, was charged with object rape, a first-degree felony, and forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree felony. The person she is accused of rape is a 17 year old...

Christian lawmaker tells mother her daughter is a fool

 I wish I wasn't writing this column, but alas, theocracy and Christian nationalism never sleeps. In the state of North Carolina there is a bill, with considerable Republican support, to enact a state church. The idea behind this bill is that the First Amendment's,...

Boy Preaches Against Gay Marriage Outside Pro-Gay Church - VIDEO

"An unidentified child stood outside the Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and preached against homosexuality on Easter Sunday. “You have your chance to repent, to stop your sinning, to quit affirming the gay people," the boy...

Conservative compares same sex marriage to marrying dogs and kids

A few points on same sex marriage while watching the debates at the Supreme Court and reading posts about it.  First, to those who state that marriage did not originate with government, it did though. It originated among early human groups, maybe living in cave. That was...

Fatherhood and Character

A constant refrain by conservatives is that the institution of family, and especially the authority of the father, has been undermined. I am a man and a father, and I say without hesitation that I do not need these institutions on my side. My daughter knows that I love...

Court to take up marriage equality today and oh about Rihanna

Well, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today on the anti-same sex marriage referendum of California. A referendum that was heavily funded by the Catholic and Mormon churches. I guess Catholics had some money left over after paying child abuse cases. This could be...

Sex with pastor is part of god's plan and gay marriage

Issues in the News: I. Republicans in a state legislative committee in Idaho have passed a resolution calling on the Federal Communications Commission to ban any and all mentions of pre-maritial sex on television (even if only implied) in most hours of the day. Indeed, the...

Deniers (to the tune of "Russians" by Sting)

In Australia and America there's a growing hysteriaComparing those who see global warming threatTo the North Koreans and the Soviets.Mr. Inhofe said scientists lied to you,I don't subscribe to that point of viewIt's such an ignorant thing to tellI hope deniers love their kids...

Molesting children not reason enough for suspension?

We are all sadly aware of Jerry Sandusky, an assistant coach for Penn State, who was convicted of child molestation. Higher ups, including legendary Coach Joe Paterno, didn't do much to ensure that allegations against Sandusky were brought before the police.. So, the NCAA...

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