Monthly Archives: October 2013

Lonely Planet’€™s best value travel destinations for 2014

Lonely Planet’€™s best value travel destinations for 2014 Nicaragua was just named the #3 “best value travel destination” by Lonely Planet for 2014! (I’ve known this all along but glad to see others are figuring it out too!) “Costa Rica … Continue reading

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Forbes ranks Putin world’s most powerful person, downs Obama

Forbes ranks Putin world’s most powerful person, downs Obama Russian President Vladimir Putin has been ranked the most powerful person in the world by Forbes. He topped the list of the 72 world figures that “matter the most,” while US … Continue reading

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One More Time, White People: Blackface Is Wrong

One More Time, White People: Blackface Is Wrong Another Halloween, another white person dons blackface with predictable results. This time, it’s actress Julianne Hough getting most of the heat, though there’s apparently plenty of Travyon Martin impersonators out there, too, … Continue reading

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Ha! Love this! So give it up smooth, ain’t no tellin’ when I’m down for a jack move… (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Record number of nations oppose US embargo of Cuba in UN vote

Record number of nations oppose US embargo of Cuba in UN vote In an overwhelming UN vote, 188 countries have called on the US to lift its 53-year trade embargo on Cuba. Havana has slammed the financial sanctions as a … Continue reading

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The Five Greatest Slave Rebellions in the United States

The Five Greatest Slave Rebellions in the United States On this day in 1831, escaped slave Nat Turner was apprehended in Southampton County, VA, several weeks after leading the bloodiest slave uprising in American history. But, he wasn’t the only … Continue reading

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One More Time, White People: Blackface Is Wrong

One More Time, White People: Blackface Is Wrong Another Halloween, another white person dons blackface with predictable results. This time, it’s actress Julianne Hough getting most of the heat, though there’s apparently plenty of Travyon Martin impersonators out there, too, … Continue reading

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Judge Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

Judge Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law In one swift ruling, a federal judge struck down parts of a Texas abortion law that had sparked weeks of protests and a high-profile filibuster , the Houston Chronicle reports. US District Judge Lee … Continue reading

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Victims of drone strike testify before Congress

Victims of drone strike testify before Congress The victims of a drone strike alleged to be launched last year by the United States spoke to members of Congress on Tuesday and urged the US government to stop killing civilians with … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney: Military Action In Iran Likely

Dick Cheney: Military Action In Iran Likely All he did was subvert the Constitution of the United States of America, intentionally lie and cheat and coerce to push us towards his vision of the Imperial Presidency and American Empire; make … Continue reading

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