Food stamp numbers are finally dropping from recession highs

by Laura Clawson - All the Republican wailing about the high number of people on food assistance in recent years has obscured—intentionally—something important about ...

Despite foot-draggers in Congress, wind turbine company adding 800 jobs to Colorado manufacturing

by Meteor Blades - The United States had a tremendous opportunity in the early 1980s to become the world's premier manufacturer and innovator of ...

Eden Foods - WE ARE WINNING but they are trying to rig the game

 by Lollardfish - Eden Foods is on sale at Whole Foods stores across the country (often quite a bit cheaper than in Illinois. Thanks ...

Rock Legend Tom Petty Slams Catholic Church And Conservative ‘Christians’

by Stephen D Foster Jr - Could Tom Petty be the counterbalance to Ted Nugent that many Americans have been looking for? It certainly ...

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

A new kind of tool, canvas fingerprinting, follows visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn. This story was co-published with ...

States Drawing Undocumented Immigrants Out of the Shadows

By Jake Grovum, Stateline – With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to ...

Why Big Business Loves Desperate Workers

And how a strong social safety net can make us all more free By Stephen Pimpare, Common Dreams – We don’t think enough about the ...

Food stamp numbers are finally dropping from recession highs

Posted on Jul 251

Despite foot-draggers in Congress, wind turbine company adding 800 jobs

Posted on Jul 252

Eden Foods - WE ARE WINNING but they are trying

Posted on Jul 253

Rock Legend Tom Petty Slams Catholic Church And Conservative ‘Christians’

Posted on Jul 254

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to

Posted on Jul 255

States Drawing Undocumented Immigrants Out of the Shadows

Posted on Jul 256

Why Big Business Loves Desperate Workers

Posted on Jul 247

This Day in History

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On This Day, July 25,1917, Mata Hari Sentenced to Die

In Paris, France, on July 25, 1917, the exotic dancer Mata Hari is sentenced to death by a French court for spying on Germany’s behalf during World War I. Since 1903, Margueretha Gertruida Zelle, born in a small town in northern Holland and formerly married to a captain in the Dutch army, had performed in Paris as a dancer. She adopted the stage persona of Mata Hari, claiming she was born in a sacred Indian temple and taught ancient Indian dances by a priestess who gave her the name, which meant “eye of the dawn.” Her exotic dances soon...

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Entertainment Blasts

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Meghan McCain Turns Down Gig On ‘The View’

RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned the network lost another hopeful in Meghan McCain when she turned down the gig …. click pic for story

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Elvis Presley's "Love Me Tender" script is shown in this photo courtesy of Elvis Presley's Graceland

Elvis’ library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland

Fans can start perusing items at the Graceland.com/auction site on Aug. 1 and make early bids. The auction will be live-streamed ….. click for more

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