Tag Archives: Climate Change

TCS: A Race for Cures Before Extinction

Good Morning! ______________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop: L.A. – Before First Light

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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“What Matters Today” from Moyers & Company, June 15, 2016

 From Moyers & Company for June 15, 2015. – Obama Tears Into Trump; House Plot to Throw Out Dodd-Frank President goes on the attack –> In a speech following a National Security Council meeting about the Islamic State yesterday, Obama ripped into … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop -It’s tornado season, time to flirt with death?

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. Having been raised mostly in the south, I am no stranger to the destructive power of tornadoes and hurricanes. Many of my younger years … Continue reading

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Are we having terror yet? Naturalizing the Cultural and Culturalizing the Natural

by ann summers “They have weapons. F*ck them. We have champagne!” (Charlie Hebdo’s response to recent Paris attacks)                            #Daesh bullshit  www.motherjones.com/…   Terrorism is natural in the sense that … Continue reading

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The 2016 Discourse should be about Quality not Quantity; Debates should be less like Thunderdome and more like a Conversation

By ann summers The number of political debates seems irrelevant in an age of DVRs, YouTube, and podcasts but this is the moment when the Democratic party could actually use the format to finally crush the GOP and its commitment … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Republicans, and the Gospel of Climate Change Denial (With a Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore noted that since Pope Francis came “out on the side of acknowledging human-caused global warming, Republican presidential contenders are suddenly on the side of ‘science’ not religion.” Fiore: Thanks to the … Continue reading

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