Monthly Archives: September 2015

Here’s an example of something that should not be prosecuted

Here is a sad story that is also an example of something that should not be prosecuted. Back in July of 2014, a Fairfield 18 year old named Conrad Henry Roy III killed himself via carbon monoxide poisoning. It turns … Continue reading

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If we gave social workers at the Department of Children and Families a fighting chance to get their jobs done.

So when it comes to staffing, when it comes to technology, when it comes to infrastructure, DCF needs to be supported in the way that any modern business is supported. Then the social workers at the Department of Children and Families would at least have a fighting chance to get their job done. Continue reading

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Why does the right wing have such a hard on for Planned Parenthood?

As some of you may know, right wing ideologues in the Congress have been suggesting that they want to shut down the government — again — this time over funding for Planned Parenthood. Which begs the question: why does the … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama is also a sexist? (Disappointing News Category)

With Pope Francis making so much news in the United States, the other gentle spiritual leader of millions — the Dalai Lama — made a little news of his own. Maybe he was jealous of Pope Francis? In any case, … Continue reading

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Republicans have drunk so much of their own Kool Aid that even John Boehner can’t take it anymore

If you follow the news you probably know that John Boehner announced his resignation from the Speakership yesterday. He’s going to continue on until the end of October and then he’ll be resigning both the Speakership and his seat. This … Continue reading

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Why Congress is more religious than the rest of the United States

This argument reveals the same fundamental cognitive bias that people have had all along, and that is that religiosity equates with morality. It does not. Continue reading

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Two examples of what’s wrong with capitalism in the United States

This should put an end to the notion, once and for all, that industries are capable of “regulating themselves.” Continue reading

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