MV Neland's Blog – April 2017 Archive (9)

Video of recent Rev Barber speech.

One of our clearest, strongest voices in our resist oppression and defend civil rights movement.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/4/21/1655164/-In-142-seconds-Rev-Barber-delivers-one-of-the-most-electrifying-RESISTANCE-speeches-of-the-era

Added by MV Neland on April 22, 2017 at 4:47pm — 18 Comments

Repost of article re: the upcoming global warming march on Washington D.C.

Excerpt - "We’ve melted ice at the poles at a record pace, because our emissions trap extra heat from the sun that’s equivalent to 400,000 Hiroshima-size explosions a day."

https://www.thenation.com/article/on-april-29-we-march-for-the-future/

Added by MV Neland on April 21, 2017 at 6:06pm — 4 Comments

Repost of The Difference Between Republicans and Democrats In One Chart

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/4/13/1652795/-The-difference-between-Republicans-and-Democrats-in-one-chart?

For what it's worth, this IS interesting.  Add in that violence is actually lessening and fewer civilians are now dying given the fact that Assad has all but won the civil war in Syria.  Why escalate a war when our purpose should be giving…

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Added by MV Neland on April 15, 2017 at 11:07am — 8 Comments

Sarin or chlorine? - That should have been the question.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/04/06/which-chemical-weapon-was-used-in-syria-here-are-some-clues/?utm_term=.5eab1524edcd

Testing is now being down to determine what chemical was actually used in the recent Syrian bombing.

My rant - It is important for us to remember that millions of dollars were…

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Added by MV Neland on April 11, 2017 at 12:54pm — 4 Comments

The habit of False Equivalency rearing it's ugly head again in media as they get nervous over possible war, senate nuclear options, and other drawn out conflicts

http://www.msnbc.com/hardball/watch/matthews-how-do-you-pick-someone-to-clean-up-the-swamp-916659267822

My rant - The reason i share this particular video is not because of the insight it reveals about Trump's decision to launch missiles into Syria, but because of the insight it gives about the media. The two fellows being interviewed are considered knowledgeable and…

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Added by MV Neland on April 8, 2017 at 1:17am — 4 Comments

How can a stranger knowing my internet surfing habits hurt me?

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/4/2/1649365/-Information-War-Update-Sockpuppets-Are-Out-There-Going-After-Healthcare-and-Who-Knows-What-Else

Yes, another link to a lengthy article cuz we have a lot of self educating to do to stay ahead of the new forms of media manipulation intruding into our lives. Not just political.…

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Added by MV Neland on April 2, 2017 at 12:56pm — 8 Comments

Shooting The White Buffalo

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/4/1/1649335/-Another-hunting-ranch-kills-the-Sacred-White-Buffalo-for-Profit-By-James-Magaska-Swan

Read this post on Daily Kos today about the uptick in canned hunts of white buffalo. Here's my rant - 

The point of "vanity hunting" is easy enough - to gain a sense of power over the helpless…

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Added by MV Neland on April 1, 2017 at 3:41pm — 6 Comments

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