The Sacrifice and Final Words of Rev. Charles Moore

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One Monday in June, 79-year-old Charles Moore, a retired United Methodist minister, drove to Grand Saline, Tex., his childhood home town some 70 miles east of Dallas. He pulled into a strip mall parking lot, knelt down on a small piece of foam and doused himself with gasoline.

Then, witnesses said, he set himself on fire.

Lost Teaching Moment

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Twin Peaks Charter Academy could have taught tolerance and freedom of speech/expression, instead they taught intolerance and suppression of free speech.

From Dr. Evil, with love

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The movement to oppose fracking is brought to you by “Russkies.” The more we see these desperate attempts to malign advocates (in this case, a Hail Mary pass that’s reminiscent of red baiting during the McCarthy era), the more we know: we’re winning.

Jones, Singer and Foote Townhall Longmont Jan. 30, 2014

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Three Democratic legislators held a townhall in Longmont at Front Range Community College on January 30, 2014. Residents turned out to ask questions about higher education support, family issues and the ALEC-controlled Highway 36 contract. Lots of great discussion. Mike Foote, John Singer and Matt Jones took turns responding to questions and discussing legislative issues.

Need vs Greed

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The fast-food execs are screaming that a wage increase would mark the end. It’s long overdue and everyone knows it.

In The Days Before – Part 3

Mary Pitt at age 14

We continued, the two of us, living in the house with the five-star flag in the window and endured the rigors of living, not only in extreme poverty but with the added challenges of the war-time restrictions of food and ordinary daily needs.