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Breaking News: Déjà view
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-02-15 14:17:18 -0800 | political-news

When I close my eyes and just listen to the sounds of society in 2014, I hear the same things I heard as a young man in 1969 – but with a strange kind of reverse twist. The political language...
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Breaking News: Saving energy makes your kilowatts more costly
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-12-28 14:58:12 -0800 | green-news

You try to do the right thing: conserve electricity, turn off unneeded appliances and lights, dial back the thermostat, perhaps even put solar panels on the roof of your home or business. You save money, local energy demand is reduced,...
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Breaking News: NSA will suck data anytime it wants
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-03-03 10:56:48 -0800 | political-news

Our commander-in-chief has made his position very clear: The NSA is going to keep doing what it has been doing for decades, but it now will try to be more sensitive with the data it Hoovers up all across the...
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Breaking News: Seeking money for nothing, corporations push TPP and TTAP
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 13:19:46 -0800 | business-news

It feels like a scene from a sci-fi movie where Big Brother rules the planet and governments are controlled by an executive board whose members are all heads of global corporations. But it’s not a movie; it’s also not the...
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Breaking News: Signs of hope on the horizon in 2014
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-01-03 15:13:29 -0800 | political-news

I sat down today to write my usual end-of-the-year essay on politics in America, and this year I just couldn’t do it. A look back at the political landscape of 2013 means revisiting some ugly truths I hope to never...
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Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-01-01 13:42:01 -0800 | political-news

Pope Francis released his first major publication just before the Thanksgiving holiday, in which he issued a strong condemnation of the imbalance in the global economy and the major players in the global game of finance. "As long as the...
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Breaking News: Commentary on Citizen Journalism
   
Posted by: Lowdown0

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 07:09:53 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Citizen journalism is a robust new media, finding it's modern outlet through the internet. Now that the internet has been widely available through smart phones, tablets, and low costs computers, this "new media" has taken off. The title sounds great,...
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Breaking News: Death of privacy may give rise to transparency
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 12:02:23 -0800 | political-news

America’s National Security Agency stands revealed as the world’s greatest data hoarder, obsessed with collecting every kind of electronic transmission it can grab ahold of. And apparently, it can grab ahold of any data it wants. People around the world...
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Breaking News: Secrets and leaks and the NSA
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 15:47:13 -0800 | political-news

I know a few people who’ve been convinced for years that the National Security Agency was doing exactly what it has been proved to be doing. The smartest of them didn’t talk much about the extent of government spying on...
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Breaking News: Sarah Palin is right about 'lamestream media'
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-12-09 11:25:00 -0800 | political-news

She’s fond of using the term “lamestream media” to show her scorn for the sorry state of traditional journalism in the 21st century, and those may be the most accurate words Sarah Palin has ever spoken in public. There are...
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Breaking News: Sex advisor Savage collected $24,000 from Oregon University for speaking engagement
   
Posted by: nicanorr

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-11-04 06:11:53 -0800 | technology-news

Dan Savage collected $24,000 as contracted by UO on an event last month. Savage is sex and relationship advice writer based in Seattle. He helped launch a new UO smartphone app called SexPositive to help educate students about health and...
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Breaking News: Halloween in Washington happens every day
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-11-21 18:12:16 -0800 | political-news

Editor's note: Do you have a Halloween-themed piece of political writing in mind? If so, consider entering this segment of The American Pundit political writing contest for a chance to win $250. All Hallow's Eve approaches; that time of year...
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Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-11-27 10:29:08 -0800 | political-news

The Social Security Trust Fund is a simple thing. It is not a national debt. It is not in financial jeopardy. It’s a program with a $2.7 trillion surplus that has nothing to do with our budget deficit or the...
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Breaking News: Money for guns, money for ammo—none for food or burials
   
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2013-10-15 04:16:19 -0700 | political-news

“No nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.” – Abraham Flexner The so-called government shutdown doesn’t seem to have slowed military operations much in Afghanistan, where US...
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Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-03-05 22:58:23 -0800 | political-news

“The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.” - Abbie Hoffman The next American revolution looms on the horizon, but it won’t be fought with guns. It’s been tried more than once and might well be...
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