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Vaccinations and the Left

As the vaccination debate heats up, much of the liberal media is trying to paint the anti-vaxxer movement as a purely right wing phenomenon, it’s clear to me that this is a controversy that cuts across ideological lines. I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Grief as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

— Submitted by Rose Roby Chair, St. Pete Local of the Green Party of Florida When I was seven years old, I nearly drowned in the frigid crystal clear waters of a serene Vermont lake. Over 37 years have passed, … Continue reading

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Police Draw Guns on Rosa Clemente, Talib & Others in Ferguson

“These young people were tired, but they were still determined. They were deflated but not defeated. They were longing for direction and leadership that is def not coming from the older generation. They are acquiring knowledge in this moment and … Continue reading

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15 Now of Tampa Bay officially launched

On July 19, 15 community and labor activists from St. Petersburg, Tampa and Orlando gathered at St. Petersburg’s North Branch Library to formally launch the Tampa Bay chapter of 15 Now.

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Don’t Mourn, Organize

… and we will carry on. She was there at the beginning, from when the Green Party US came into existence, and remained a fighter to the end. On Christmas Eve, Julia Aires, 74, passed away in her home from … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Occasional Democrat

Those we would follow won’t lead, those who might lead we won’t follow. — submitted by Jeff Roby August 10, 2013 A Little Background The debate kept going back and forth between independents and left Democrats. Hadn’t changed much in … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 113, Corned Beef and Cabbage

Tonight I had a super-hearty dinner with Martha’s Corned Beef and Cabbage from the Northeast on page 99. Corned beef and cabbage is always a popular dish for Saint Patrick’s Day, but why wait until March to enjoy it?  Martha … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 112, Orange Chiffon Cake

Tonight I traveled to the West, specifically Hollywood, California with Martha’s Orange Chiffon Cake from page 397. I used clementines to make this cake, which is a variety of the mandarin orange.  They’re in season now and their juice is … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 111, Tamale Pie

Tonight I indulged in a Tex-Mex specialty, a Tamale Pie from page 309 of the Southwest section. I’ve pointed out the cultural significance of Martha’s American Food so much during this project that it’s probably getting to be tedious by … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 110, Caramel Corn Ice Cream

Today I had an old fashioned Midwestern favorite with Martha’s Caramel Corn Ice Cream from page 276. This was the most complicated ice cream I’ve made so far.  First I needed to make some fresh caramel corn.  I also needed … Continue reading

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