Lesbian Candidate for Oakland Mayor Gains Surprise Allies

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NY TIMES– In 2008, church leaders from Oakland were on the front lines of the campaign to ban same-sex marriage. Two years later, some of those same leaders are surprisingly backing Rebecca Kaplan, a City Council member who would become the first openly gay mayor of a major Bay Area city. A former rabbinical student, Ms. Kaplan makes campaign stops with her … Read More

Family to Receive $1.5M+ in Vaccine-Autism Court Award

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CBS NEWS– The first court award in a vaccine-autism claim is a big one. CBS News has learned the family of Hannah Poling will receive more than $1.5 million dollars for her life care; lost earnings; and pain and suffering for the first year alone. In addition to the first year, the family will receive more than $500,000 per year … Read More

Lakota Indians Establish Their Own Country Within the US

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NATURAL NEWS– During the week of December 17 – 19, 2007, Lakota Indian leaders traveled to Washington DC and withdrew from the constitutionally mandated treaties to become a free and independent country. They did so in a fully honest, legal, and ethical manner.“We are no longer citizens of the United States of America and all those who live in the … Read More

Mexico City Bans Free Plastic Bags

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BBC NEWS– A new law has come into effect in Mexico City giving the authorities the power to fine shops which give away free plastic bags to their customers. In future, shops in the Mexican capital will have to charge for the bags, which must also be biodegradable. As well as fines of up to $90,000 (£57,700), shop owners not … Read More

Winning the Fight Against Fracking

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YES!– When politicians refer to natural gas as a “clean” alternative to oil and coal, they seldom mention a commonly used technique called horizontal hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. But in New York, residents were concerned enough about the long-term environmental, health, and economic fallout of fracking that they convinced the state Senate to institute a moratorium on the … Read More

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