On Thursdays I work late. When I get home I might have a tea, check social media, and read a little from my latest book. Last night was a little different. On my dinner break I had been online and saw the video of Philando Castile’s death. Throughout the evening he stayed on my mind. […] … Continue reading
Summary: A study in an extended family of monkeys provides important insights into how the risk of developing anxiety and depression is passed from parents to children.The study shows how an over-active brain circuit involving three brain areas inherited from generation to generation may set the stage for developing anxiety and depressive disorders. July 6, … Continue reading
Senate panel votes unanimously in favor of No Child Left Behind revision Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), shown here in November 2014, called the atmosphere for compromise on revising the nation’s main education law “different” this time around. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) Article written by Emma Brown I April 16, 2015 Curated by The Purple Pundit The … Continue reading
It’s Official: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Too | The Nation.
First, Republicans used Netanyahu to undermine President Obama’s attempts at diplomacy. Now, they’re using the Ayatollah.
In my book, by any definition, that, my friends is treason.
That’s my parting shot for today. I’m Bill Press. Continue reading
From a micro-apartment in New York City to a caboose car turned home in Montana to a micro-sized mobile home for road tripping – this is a series that celebrates the exploding movement of tiny homes. Continue reading
The suffering is compounded by the fact that Israel has maintained a complete siege over Gaza for the last eight years, severely limiting electricity and the availability of fuel for generators. It has also prevented the displaced from rebuilding their homes, as construction materials are largely banned from entering. Continue reading
Everything that was ever built in this state by the government and predominant coal industry that owns the government, was built to take wealth OUT of WV: All of it. Continue reading
Editor’s comment: This piece highlights how the trouble w/trying to legislate God, as w/many matters of soul, is that we inevitably legislate ourselves into a quagmire. We would do better to recognize legislation as only one tool in the toolbox for shaping community and raising the bar i.e.: defining good and evil, right and wrong, … Continue reading
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has declined to charge a driver whose car hit a 16-year-old girl during a Nov. 25 demonstration on Lake Street in Minneapolis. Continue reading
It was back there in that plot that I said NO to the pipeline running through our land. I was last in a long line of Tully’s and was all that remained. Tully Park sounded mighty good and those oil mongrels soon learned this Irish American heart could not be bought. I could hear the gentle affectionate laugh of my Grandpa Reeves as I dug in my heels. Continue reading
In a news conference following the decision, McCulloch laid out the evidence that he believed supported the grand jury’s finding. In making the case for Wilson’s innocence, McCulloch cherry-picked the most exculpatory information from what was assembled before the grand jury. The conclusion may even have been correct; based on a preliminary review of the evidence before the grand jury, it’s not clear to me that a trial jury would have found Wilson guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Continue reading
Ravens coach John Harbaugh says the emergence of a video showing Ray Rice punching his wife changed everything. Harbaugh, who was previously supportive of Rice after he was arrested and charged with domestic violence, says he and the rest of the decision makers in Baltimore — owner Steve Bisciotti, President Dick Cass and G.M. Ozzie … Continue reading