Daily Archives: April 12th, 2011 «

 

Should Mother Earth be given “human rights”?

Posted by: ST on April 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm » 10 Comments

Bolivia seems to think so: UNITED NATIONS — Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans — having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and all other natural things in the South American country. The bid aims to have […]

 

California Federation of Teachers supports cop-killer

Posted by: Phineas on April 12, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 12 Comments

**Posted by Phineas You have got to be kidding me! If you want a measure of just how badly screwed up the educational system in California is consider this: At its recent convention, the CFT passed a resolution of support for Mumia Abu-Jamal, a convicted cop-killer: Between negotiating for more benefits and teaching their students, […]

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on April 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm » Comments Off

France and Britain Urge Stronger NATO Action in Libya

 

CBS News

Posted by: ST on April 12, 2011 at 12:35 pm » Comments Off

Budget deal details: Cuts that aren’t quite cuts

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on April 12, 2011 at 12:34 pm » Comments Off

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray arrested and released

 

The Hill

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House liberal DeFazio: Obama should start acting like a Democrat

 

USA Today

Posted by: ST on April 12, 2011 at 12:33 pm » Comments Off

Obama, McChrystal re-unite at the White House

 

Mexico headlines of the day: mixed messages?

Posted by: Phineas on April 12, 2011 at 12:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Two headlines in the Public Secrets morning intelligence report caught my eyes today. Let’s see if you, too, can spot the problem. First: Juárez mayor says residents feel secure Six months into his tenure, Juárez Mayor Héctor Murguía Lardizábal has a surprising public message for outsiders: Juárez residents generally feel safe. “I […]