Quote (otw) *in memory*

In memory of my daughter  Kimberlee J Deinema (November 20, 1991 – January 24, 2017)

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Death came knocking 

​”THIS” is not my personal story but one that needs to be repeated. Sadly, it has now come to my family.  Heroin use and overdoses are skyrocketing. Deaths have tripled since 2010, a fact that can often be dismissed until there’s a face to this reality.  Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death in 2014 put a… Continue reading Death came knocking 

GMO Arctic Apples to Hit Shelves Without Clear Labeling*

Originally posted on Hwaairfan's Blog:
GMO Arctic Apples to Hit Shelves Without Clear Labeling* By Lorraine Chow The first genetically modified (GMO) apples, which are engineered to resist browning when sliced, will arrive in select midwestern U.S. stores next month. The fruit, produced by Okanagan Specialty Fruits and sold under the brand name Arctic Apples, will be…

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Trump Kills The TPP – Is NAFTA Next?

Originally posted on TheBreakAway:
Source: RTAmerica January 23, 2017 With the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has unraveled the Trans-Pacific Partnership, withdrawing the US from the controversial free trade pact. Ed Schultz, host of “News With Ed,” joins Simone Del Rosario to discuss the move. Meanwhile, the future of NAFTA remains uncertain as…

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Willy Wonka and Other Psychopaths

Originally posted on tygertale:
? I’ve shown my book to a few people recently and one of the things people have picked up on is that my main character Tyger might be a little hard to warm to, not always that likeable perhaps. Obviously I don’t want readers to hate my main character, she’s supposed…

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Women’s rights on birth 

Originally posted on fauxcroft:
If a women who suffers rape or sexual abuse and through no fault of their own find themselves pregnant should they then be forced to go through with the pregnancy? According to misogynistic men who represent pro life who don’t have to go through this the answer is yes. They say…

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COVER-UP: Why The American Press Does Not Want You To Read this Article – By Robert Kennedy Jr.

Originally posted on RIELPOLITIK:
Source – robertfkennedyjr.com – “… Huffington Post-which has a standing policy against publishing stories on vaccine safety or critiques of corruption at CDC’s vaccine division-mistakenly printed a favorable review of the film Trace Amounts by one of its writers, nine year HuffPo veteran,Tamar Abrams. Thirty minutes after the article went live…

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Foodies

Originally posted on fauxcroft:
We eat when we are sad, We eat when in depreesion, We eat when we are lonely, We eat when we are bored, Piling on the calories And as we piling them on, We sit so sedentary? In our rooms at home. It’s becoming a real problem? In the prosperous western…

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“Unquestionably Syme Will Be Vaporized”: Lessons from Orwell’s 1984

Originally posted on Bracing Views:
W.J. Astore Syme is a minor character in George Orwell’s “1984.”  A philologist, Syme works on the Eleventh Edition of the Newspeak dictionary, “the definitive edition” according to him.  What’s fascinating is Orwell’s description of the intent and main functions of Newspeak, as given by Syme in this passage: “You…

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Abysmal grammar, newspeak and doublethink: it’s a brave new world we teach in | News

The government insists that it’s setting teachers, school leaders and governing bodies free to make the decisions. It’s all looking decidedly Orwellian, says this leading headteacher Remember 1984? I don’t mean the year, but George Orwell’s dystopian novel. In his vision of what, back then, was the future (I know: it’s confusing), Orwell coined two… Continue reading Abysmal grammar, newspeak and doublethink: it’s a brave new world we teach in | News

N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images – By JAMES RISEN and LAURA POITRAS MAY 31, 2014

Some old news, but perhaps you haven’t heard~  The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents. The spy agency’s reliance on facial recognition technology has grown significantly over the last… Continue reading N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images – By JAMES RISEN and LAURA POITRAS MAY 31, 2014

Duran Duran » Four more North American Dates Added to Paper Gods Tour!

FOUR MORE NORTH AMERICAN DATES ADDED TO PAPER GODS TOUR! Four more dates added to the North American Paper Gods Tour 2017! General on sale begins on Friday, Janary 27 at 10am local market time. Tue, 21-Mar Dallas, TX Music Hall at Fair Park. Wed, 22-Mar Houston, TX Smart Financial Center at Sugarland. Wed, 05-Apr… Continue reading Duran Duran » Four more North American Dates Added to Paper Gods Tour!

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Hatching Day

Today is day twenty-one  of January and we have 6 new hatchlings. ~ go go chickies, go. Being an Accidental Farmer can be fun — uhh…wait…what did I just say? Haha We received their parents this past spring, by mail order, and these little ones,  are the first born of those chickens. 

President Donald Trump Inauguration Speech

Video “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.” Posted January 20, 2017 Transcript PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our…

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How the NYT Plays with History

By failing to tell the hard truth about Establishment wrongdoing, The New York Times — along with other mainstream U.S. media outlets — has destabilized American democracy. By Robert Parry January 20, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – “Consortium News“- Whenever The New York Times or some other mainstream news outlet holds itself out as a…

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The world in which we live

Originally posted on fauxcroft:
We live in a world where leaders say unite whilst all the time they try to divide, the people through xenophobia, class and greed where they oppress anyone who does not agree. We live in a world where leaders speak peace while plotting foreign borders they can breach, they talk of stop terrorism…

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