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  1. 1 MAY 2014 U.S. Senate update number 9

    by , 04-30-14 at 04:07 PM
    1 MAY 2014 U.S. Senate update number 9

    Current Senate 55 Democrats 45 Republicans

    Safe Democratic held seats up for election this year: (11) Delaware, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Virginia.

    Democratic held seats in play: (10) Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia.

    Safe Republican held seats up ...
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  2. circular anti-Religion arguments

    by , 04-29-14 at 08:20 PM
    Some anti-Religion people argue on foolish bases like the below. I can't think of anything else to write in this initial paragraph, so I'm just going to start.

    * statistics show that atheists are more likely to respect women's right to abortion. (this one is quoted verbatim.)

    What I hear in this is "Your beliefs do not promote the practice of mine, therefore yours are wrong."

    * Religion promotes violent action in its own name, like the crusades. ...
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  3. Feeding Wildlife and Government Entitlements... Amazing Similarities.

    by , 04-25-14 at 12:40 AM
    Recently during my internet travels, I found myself at of all places, the California Department of Environmental Health website, in the "Vector Control Services" section. It's basically Alameda County pest control... Anyway, I came across this article that they had posted about the negative side effects of people feeding wildlife. About half way through the 2 page article, it dawned on me that if you changed a few words here and there, that article can be applied just as well to the negative ...
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  4. 1 Apr 2014 U.S. Senate update number 8

    by , 03-31-14 at 10:32 AM
    Current Senate 55 Democrats 45 Republicans

    Safe Democratic held seats up for election this year: (12) Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Virginia.
    Democratic held seats in play: (9) Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia.

    Safe Republican held seats up for election this year: (13) Alabama, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, ...
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  5. Why I oppose capital punishment

    by , 03-21-14 at 12:39 AM
    1. However framed, capital punishment is an act of homocide. It is a simple demonstration of how viciously polluted the human mind is with violence. It is despicable that anyone wants our concept of justice to remain one of bloody revenge, which is deprived of all admirable emotions that makes humanity human. "What says the law? Not to kill. How does it say it? By killing."

    2. The application of capital punishment is seemingly arbitrary. Rarely does it have anything to do ...
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