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"Nobody cares about climate change?" Think again. On Sept. 21 400,000 people showed up just in New York City for People's Climate marches around the world.

No one cares about climate change? What about these hundreds of thousands of folks from around the world who joined the People’s Climate March… whom the media ignored. Read more

Tom McCabe, CEO, Freedom Foundation, 'Right-to-work-day': It would be hypocritical to honor the labor movement with a holiday when we spend the rest of the year working to curb its excesses.

‘Right-to-work’ is one of those many ingenious right-wing misnomers that should be more truthfully called ‘right-to-work-for-less.’ Read more

While crowds flock to trendy new joints and old faves along Willow Glen's main drag on Lincoln, neighbors in the know how to avoid the crowds.

Businesses in and around the recently-constructed  Willow Glen Town Square and along get all the buzz these days, as locals and visitors flock to enjoy our trendy — and often pricey — offerings. Meanwhile, neighbors in the know escape the crazy crowds in favor of local favorites in walking distance, but a little off the beaten path. … Read more


Conservatives are always going on about how our government should be run like a business. Even some progressives buy into this idea, because for some strange reason, we associate businesses with efficiency, transparency, thriftiness, productivity, and accountability — even though recent years have shown that all too many businesses embody anything but these qualities. As … Read more

Speak Teabonics Like A Native

  For those of us who live in blue states or liberal enclaves, traveling to red states can prove challenging — especially when nothing conservatives say makes even the slightest amount of sense to you. That’s why I’ve compiled this handy conservative phrasebook and dictionary so you can converse like a native, while fully appreciating … Read more


Yikes! Do the majority of Americans really think that the U.S. government is a threat to our freedom and personal liberties? According to the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, the answer is “Yes” — for the first time since they began conducting this survey on a triennial basis in 1958. Pew … Read more

Image from screen shot of YouTube video from LSDoubleBay..

When an unidentified man from a suburb of Adelaide, Australia ran a classified ad to sell his home, he wasn’t expecting a reporter and camera crew to show up on his doorstep. Unfortunately, it was the last line of the ad that “brought out the reporter’s crusading instincts.” The real estate listing reads: “HIGHGATE. Open … Read more