Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Couldn't resist posting more alternative news

Global Research: America’s National Public Radio (NPR) Is Ready for the “Good” Kind of Capitalism

HNGN: Florida Woman Released from Jail After Finally Agreeing to Have Her Son Circumcised

Liberal America: Texas Cops Storm Elderly Man’s House, Break His Hip, Then Leave Without Calling Ambulance

Media Matters: On Reliable Sources, Bruce Bartlett Explains How Conservatives Are "Brainwashing" Themselves With Fox News And Other Right-Wing Media

Mint Press News: Media CEOs Dominate Ranks Of Top-Paid Executives

Mother Jones: Is PTSD Contagious?

ProPublica: Congress to Consider Scaling Down Group Homes for Troubled Children

Raw Story: Watch this activist politely destroy CNN for racism: ‘Whiteness gets nuance and blackness doesn’t’

PR Watch: In Search for Truth, CMD Files Public Records Lawsuit Against Scott Walker

Friday, May 22, 2015

Construction Zone Romance

Driving north on Aurora the right lane merges left at a construction zone. A black Audi sedan with all windows tinted nearly completely dark was following me close behind, side-by-side with a minivan.

I always leave at least three car-lengths of space ahead of me and let other vehicles merge in front, but clearly the Audi driver didn't think the minivan driver deserved the privilege of merging. Instead, the Audi moved closer to my rear bumper and the minivan stopped, the minivan driver leaned on the horn.

They deserve each other. One driver for not allowing a car to merge, the other for waiting until the last second to try and merge. One for hostile driving, the other for not paying attention to signage.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Alternative News for May 20, 2015

I'm sure by now you probably bookmarked my sources page or created your own, so this will be the last of the alternative news features posted here.
The Humanist: On the Hill: AHA to Bring Congressional Attention to Murdered Humanist Bloggers The Intercept: AN FBI Informant Makes a New Career as a Defense Expert
FDL: Obama Sighed Bill to Help Protect Police, Howver, Police Are Not Under Attack in America Alternet: Scott Walker Lets Billionaire Donors Know the Outrageous Sum It'll Take to Buy Him Off
The Brad Blog: Scott Walker and GOP Turning First Amendment Rights Upside Down CPI: Party control of Pennsylvania's high court up for grabs
CPI: Who's Calling the Shots in State Politics? Common Dreams: Decrying Corporate Greed, McDonald's Cooks and Cashiers Confront Shareholders
Counter Current News: NYPD Admits They Have Been Arresting Too Many People, Considering Amnesty For 1.2 Million Counter Punch: Another Idiotic Plan to Hurt Russia
Daily Kos: "No, we can't" is the real America. EPI: BroadBased Wage Growth Is a Key Tool in the Fight Against Poverty
EcoWatch: Chipotle Under Attack for Going GMO Free Food Safety News: ConAgra Agrees to Pay $11.2 Million for Salmonella Outbreak
HNGN: Pipeline Burst in California Spills 21,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Into Pacific Ocean Liberal America: Child’s Answer Is A Realization Center To The Truth Of The Invasion Of Iraq
Media Matters: Tucker Carlson To Alex Jones: Obama Pushing "Nazi" Racial Politics Mint Press News: Libya Still Reeling From 2011 NATO Removal Of Gadhafi
Mother Jones: What Particular Kind of Death Is Your State Known For? ProPublica: Hacked Sony Emails Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Political Dealings in L.A.
Raw Story: Stone tool discovery pushes back the archaeological record by 700,000 years Right Wing Watch: Scott Walker To Anti-Choice Leaders: I Didn't Mean What I Said About Abortion Being Between 'A Woman And Her Doctor'
TPM: There's Been A Major Staff Reshuffling In Clintonland Consumerist: GM: That Car You Bought? We’re Really The Ones Who Own It.
The Daily Beast: How Facebook Exposes Domestic Violence Survivors The Guardian: 'Prison guards can never be weak': the hidden PTSD crisis in America's jails
The Real News: Scheer and Hedges: They Know Everything About You (7/7) Think Progress: Federal Court: Notre Dame Can’t Cut Off Birth Control For Its Students
Truth Dig: Seymour Hersh Stands by His bin Laden Story, and His Sources Truth Out: The Real "Looting": From Slavery to Policing and Beyond
World Socialist Website: Only one in four workers worldwide has a stable job MORE SOURCES

Monday, May 18, 2015

Alternative News for May 18, 2015

The Humanist: The Ethical Dilemma: Cutting to the Chase on Conversion and Circumcision The Intercept: Disabled Veterans Shatter the Myths of American Warfare
FDL: Over Easy: Fukushima Update Alternet: Is Gentrification Fueling Pollice Brutality in San Francisco?
The Brad Blog: Learning From History While Some Rewrite it CPI: Court case shows how health insurers rip off you and your employer
Common Dreams: Obama Announces New Restrictions on Military Hardware for Local Cops Counter Current News: High school students charged with felonies for senior prank that deflated bus tires.
Counter Punch: Wake Up the Earth! Daily Kos: What we know about Iraq we knew back then, too
Democracy Now: (video) Ralph Nader on Bernie Sanders' Presidential Bid & His Unanswered Letters to the White House EPI: Growing Consensus that Labor Market Slack Remains: The Fed Should Stay the Course and Wait to Increase Rates Until the Weakness Has Lessened Substantially
EcoWatch: 7 Facts That Prove the Renewable Energy Revolution Has Arrived Food Safety News: FDA Warning Letters: Dairy, Seafood Processors
Global Research: "First Strike" Attack against Iran? Washington's "Missile Defense" Deal with Gulf Monarchies HNGN: Fingerprints Could Reveal Cocaine Use, Making Non-Invasive Drug Testing Possible
Liberal America: (video) NASA Scientists Credit History of Warming To Huge Ice Shelf Melt Media Matters: Media Ignore How Hillary Clinton's Policies Have Helped Address Income Inequality
Mint Press News: Reverse Drug Stings: The Latest Tool For Creating Criminals In The War On Drugs Mother Jones: No, the GOP Has Not Lost Its Lust for War
ProPublica: Money as a Weapon System: How U.S. Commanders Spent $2 Billion of Petty Cash in Afghanistant Raw Story: Jeb Bush: A 'tolerant country' should allow discrimination based upon 'religious beliefs'
Right Wing Watch: Takeover! Jade Helm 15 And Eight Other Obama Plots That Keep The Right Up at Night PRWatch: Scott Walker Lied, GOP Prosecutor Says
The Consumerist: Why Is It So Dang Difficult To Get Accurate Information About Broadband Speeds? The Guardian: Rick Santorum heralds role as 'blue collar conservative' in Iowa
The Real News: (video) Graduating Class of 2015 Most Debt Burden in History Think Progress: The Really Awful Truth About Climate Change
TruthDig: The Pathology of the Rich White Family Truth-Out: Activists and Faith Leaders Push Back on Fake Reproductive Health Clinics
WikiLeaks: Trident Whistleblower: nuclear 'disaster waiting to happen' Workers Independent News: (audio) WIN Labor Report: May 18, 2015
World Socialist Website: Chicago residents speak on police torture and poverty. MORE ALTERNATIVE SOURCES

Thursday, May 14, 2015

More Alternative News

TheHumanist.com: Swipe Left for Sinners, Swipe Right for Jesus The Intercept: USA Freedom Act passes House, codifying bulk collection for first time, critics say.
FDL: Senate Democrats Fold, Obama to get Frast-Track on TPP. Alternet: How Paracitic Universities Drain Towns All Across America
The Brad Blog: Senate Dems Say 'No' to Obama on TPP (For Now).. CPI: Virginia governor asks how to reverse schools' staggaring rate of referrals to cops and courts
Common Dreams: The Feudalism of Facebook: New Pay-to-Play News Feed as Indy Media Killer CounterPunch: US Economy Collapses Again
Daily Kos: Why Will No One - Democrats or Media - Acknowledge The Republican "Starve The Beast" Plan Democracy Now: (Video) Seattle Mobilizes to Shut Down Shell Operations to Protest Arctic Oil Drilling
EPI: The Missing Footprint of the Robots EcoWatch: Could Fracking Ruin Your Vacation?
Food Safety News: Blue Bell Agrees to Listeria Testing and Reporting Regime for Plants in Texas and Oklahoma HNGN: Near-Earth Object: Asteroid 1999 FN53 to Get Uncomfortably Close to Earth, Are We in Danger?
Liberal America: Watch a College Student HAMMER Jeb Bush on Iraq Mother Jones: The Jeb Bush Advisor Who Should Scare You
News Junkie Post: US Empire: American Exceptionalism Is No Shining City On A Hill ProPublica: How Illinois' Pension Debt Blew Up Chicago's Credit
RealNews24: Keystone Pipeline XL Passes House Bill, Activists Oppose in Outrage PRWatch: Vouchers on the Move: Return to School Segregation?
TPM: Stephanoloulos Won't Moderate GOP Debate After Clinton Donations Consumerist: Family Switches to Sprint To Get Bull Cut In Half, Ends Up With Bill for $3,800
The Real News Network: Verizon Buys AOL, Now Owns HuffPost Renegade Economist: (Video Documentary trailer) Media and the Creation of Apathy
TYT: Americans Are Losing Their Religion ThinkProgress: The Navy Wants To Double Its Paid Maternity Leave To Attract More Women
Truthout: Exclusive Dispatch: Private Water Industy Says Water Bills "Must Go Up" WikiLeaks: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - Investment Chapter
World Socialist Web Site: US threatens military confrontation with China in South China Sea MORE ALTERNATIVE SOURCES