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David Brooks: Raising Money For Homophobia

David Brooks: Raising Money For Homophobia

Originally posted on Social Justice For All:

David BrooksNew York Times contributor David Brooks has decided to give the keynote address for a right wing Christian money maker called The Gathering. I admit I have never been a fan of Brooks.  While at times he is able to almost contain his arrogance and white privilege when he does his occasional spot with E.J. Dionne on NPR, his white, heteronormative,…

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Control by Religious Fanatics

Control by Religious Fanatics

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

ISIL has established school curriculumin the occupied Iraqi city of Mosul, declaring that it seeks to “eliminate ignorance, to spread religious sciences, and to fight the decayed curriculum.” History classes are on hold until a revised history can be written and codified, and offensive pictures are to be removed from textbooks. Science classes are to be taught…

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Far-Right Indoctrinates Small Children through Terror, Falsehoods

Far-Right Indoctrinates Small Children through Terror, Falsehoods

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

Desperate because conservatives are losing their constituency of older white people, far-right leaders are working to proselytize the young. Fox network is losing its watchers, and conservative radio shows are losing their sponsors. The answer to the conservative movement is children. The best way to take them into the fold is false and misleading education.…

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Got Bling?

Originally posted on oregoncoastdailynews:

bejeweledBeJeweled, Food Share of Lincoln County’s popular recycled jewelry sale, is kicking off its campaign
to collect your once loved jewelry. The sale is scheduled for March 28, 2015 at the Shilo Inn in
Newport, but donations are being accepted now. Vintage, fine, collectible, ethnic and costume
jewelry, in any condition, is accepted. Your donation is tax…

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Your Vote Is Your Voice

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Your Vote Is Your Voice
September 23, 2014 by Terry O’Neill | Leave a Comment
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2999130055_8697986e51_zThe following article appears in the Fall 2014 issue of Ms. Read more of our election coverage by getting a digital subscription to the magazine.
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Voter Suppression, Solutions

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

A new form of voter suppression has appeared in North Carolina where Americans for Prosperity, partially funded by the Koch brothers, sent incorrect voter registration information to voters in the state and one cat. Hundreds of recipients have called the State Board of Elections about the form that they received with the wrong information:

  • At the top, the…

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Lincoln County Readiness Fair

Lincoln County Readiness Fair

Originally posted on oregoncoastdailynews:

ci ci emergency prepThe American Red Cross and NW Natural are teaming up during National Preparedness Month to help Oregonians prepare for a natural disaster or emergency. The get ready Lincoln County event will be held at North Lincoln Fire and Rescue Taft fire station from 11-2 tomorrow(9/27). The event is free and the first 100 families will receive small Red Cross…

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Hands Across The Bridge Event In Waldport

Hands Across The Bridge Event In Waldport

Originally posted on oregoncoastdailynews:

paada-The public is invited to the Sixth Annual Recovery/Wellbriety Month Hands Across the Bridge Ceremony on the Alsea Bay Bridge tomorrow (9/27) at noon. Those interested in participating can meet at the Bridge Interpretive Center at the south end of the bridge. The celebration also features a free barbeque prepared by the Chinook Winds Casino and local…

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