Poisoning the well

Poisoning the well

The idea that Obama’s action somehow poisoned the well is preposterous. The fact is that the GOP-run House has turned down every immigration reform proposal brought before it.

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Darren Wilson not indicted: Justice system has failed us once again

Darren Wilson not indicted: Justice system has failed us once again

The lack of justice against Officer Darren Wilson reminded guest columnist Rashad Robinson of the vicious police beating of Rodney King.

Latinos, young voters applaud Obama action on immigration, polls show

Latinos, young voters applaud Obama action on immigration, polls show

Latino voters of both parties blame Congressional Republicans for failing to pass an immigration reform bill.

Curbelo’s $93,000 error and other red flags

Curbelo’s $93,000 error and other red flags

I’m not sure whether to be alarmed by this guy, or just say he’ll fit right in with so many other members of congress.

Conexion Miami / Water is life 

Conexion Miami / Water is life 

According to biologist Frank Mazzotti alligators have been called “the buffalo of the Everglades.” They are an indicator of the overall health of the River of Grass. If they’re not doing well, said Mazzotti, a University of Florida professor who has spent decades studying them, then neither is the Everglades.

Poisoning the well

Poisoning the well

The idea that Obama’s action somehow poisoned the well is preposterous. The fact is that the GOP-run House has turned down every immigration reform proposal brought before it.

It’s incredibly rare for a grand jury to do what Ferguson’s just did

It’s incredibly rare for a grand jury to do what Ferguson’s just did

A St. Louis County grand jury on Monday decided not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson in the August killing of teenager Michael Brown. The decision wasn’t a surprise but it was unusual.

First grader was told ‘guess what, you can’t have lunch’ because his family was in debt

First grader was told ‘guess what, you can’t have lunch’ because his family was in debt

First grader Xavier says that when the lunch lady at his Snohomish County School District school was recently handing out bagged lunches to all the students, she told him, “Guess what, you can’t have a lunch.”

Cuban remix

Cuban remix

As Cuba moves to implement economic and social change, that process is unlikely to be linear… It will require easing the economic sanctions that the United States has imposed on the island for several decades… It will depend on the support and guidance of the global socially responsible enterprise community.

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