Day: January 31, 2013


Originally posted on Radical Amazement:
“By taking care of the present moment, we take good care of the future. Working for peace in the future is to work for peace in the present moment.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Peace.  It’s always here. Like the sun. Sometimes, you can’t…

Barack’s White House Blog News


            Watch: “Fireside Hangout” with Cecilia Muñoz on Immigration Reform   This afternoon, Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, sat down with a group of immigration reform advocates and leaders from across the country to discuss President Obama’s plan to fix our broken […]


Originally posted on theGrio:
The shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton has drawn national attention, prompting renewed calls for gun regulation and reigniting the public outrage created by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Now, Hadiya’s story has reached the White House. Asked…


Originally posted on beenetworknews:
Periodically BeeNetwork News comes across a different perspective we believe is of value to our readers.  The topic may range from politics to business practices or industry innovations and popular trends.  The views and opinions expressed are strictly those of the writer and not…


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Gabby and Capt. Mark Kelly are the epitome of the term: power couple.  Not in the colloquial version of the term but in the literal interpretation.  This couple intends to have a voice in the gun control debate.  I personally support them…


Originally posted on Ruth Jacobs:
How did you become involved in the movement against sex trafficking and sexual exploitation? My involvement began as I was receiving EMDR trauma therapy to recover from lifelong posttraumatic stress disorder. I was overwhelmed by flashbacks, night terrors, anxiety and depression that were…


Originally posted on idealisticrebel:
He is my brother Well there has been another shooting in Atlanta. I watched them put a child on a gurney and the ambulance racing to the hospital with lights whirling and sirens screaming.Screaming is the perfect sound to describe the loss of another…


Originally posted on Ruth Jacobs:
How did you get involved in the movement against sex trafficking and sexual exploitation? I came to the US in 1997, originally working as a missionary with a very small non-profit that was working with adult women in the commercial sex industry. At…


Originally posted on Ruth Jacobs:
What inspired you to support the movement against slavery and exploitation? About twelve years ago, I happened to read an article in a Sunday paper, which described a young woman, eighteen years old, who had hung herself in a toilet using her own…


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
I’ve often wondered how the over abundance of illegal handguns always seem to find it’s way into inner city neighborhoods.   Do poor Black kids really have that much clout or are some mysterious, nefarious benefactors “gifting” them (for a hefty price)…


Originally posted on Ruth Jacobs:
How did you become involved in the movement against sex trafficking and sexual exploitation? The Sophie Hayes Foundation became involved in the combat against sex trafficking and exploitation when a survivor from the UK named Sophie Hayes wanted to make a difference after…


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
It’s pretty clear that the GOP’s Obama Derangement Syndrome has gone off the deep end and has put our country in deep financial peril.  This great article goes on to explain just how this terrible “illness” is affecting the country… PoliticusUSA The…

Portrait Of A Blogger


By Jueseppi B.     “The Obamacrat” Watercolor on paper.       Ms. Totsymae was nice enough to paint this portrait of me……   From Totsymae.com:   The Obamacrat allowed me to paint him. If you don’t know The Obamacrat, you should visit www.theobamacrat.com. I get a lot of […]


I Love coffee with honey, my special blend coffee with my organic home made honey, a blend I get from the NuBo market which is a few houses down from my house. Thank you Ms. Jamie for this post.     Although I’ve never tasted TUPELO HONEY, I plan […]

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