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AuthorFollowersDateUsers in CircleCommentsReshares+1Links
Nolan Harvey218More friend today #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #morefollowers  2014-11-05 16:59:40501001
John Wood14,205If you received a notification, please reshare to your circles If you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this postIf you would like to be removed from future circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future.#topofthepeople   #influencermarketing  #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday  #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle2014-09-17 10:38:20500535665
Tessa Schlesinger21,767This is my inner core circle  - the people from whom I share frequently. Sometimes, if someone hasn't been posting for a while, I will put them into another circle. I divide my circles into:1. Inner core ; people whose posts I share more often than others.2. Engagers: people with whom I engage and visa versa.3. My science circle. Geeky info that I like to read.4. My temporary circle; when I try out new people.2014-08-30 16:22:3688534
Kerpi Burgan4,490#awesome #awesomepeople #chadwick #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #community #followback #followers #gplus #influence #leadership #public #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #reshare #reshared #reshareday #resharetags #ripples #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #sharing #sharingcircle #socialmedia #theplus #tcs #team #круги   2014-08-28 10:13:33453405
Nick Warner645Check out these awesome Crowdfunders2014-08-07 16:05:31470001
Hadrian Micciche20,993All of my posts today are shared from some of the people I follow. They may not have me in their circles, but I don't care. I want to see what they post and almost always find it informative and entertaining. These select few are in this circle.People who have either shared my posts, commented on them, or both, are also included. These are people who have engaged with my content and are likely to do the same for you. All of these folks are worthy of being added to your circles.Want to be added ? I don't do the typical "plus, comment, and share this circle" circle jerk. You know, of course, that folks always include themselves in a shared circle. I don't need you to indiscriminately promote me by sharing this circle. Just share or comment on any post of mine you find worthy and you'll be added to my circles. Offer void where prohibited by you posting:1. Only shares of other people's posts. I need to see original content, please.2. Blind links AKA link litter -- that is, not providing any commentary with your posts.3. Too many cat pictures -- if only done sparingly and other posts are informative and entertaining, no problemo.4. Too many pictures of your lunch, your overstarched shorts, or other inanities. That's what Facebook is for. :)5. Too many memes.6. Too many cat pictures. 7. Too many cat pictures.(Did I mention cat pictures?)8. Slurs or slander about LGBT folk, racism, sexism...9. Mistaking your fears for reality.10. Mistaking reality as a left-wing conspiracy.Yes, I'm a picky SOB --  but know this. None of the people in this circle do any of that stuff. Want to add people who have been vetted, have engaging content, and will engage with yours? Add this circle. 2014-07-13 16:53:56216223
Becky Collins12,812Small Business Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-08 05:12:1542311513
Ole Olson46,666This is my original circle of progressives on G+. Add it for some hard hitting, unapologetic political information geared toward activating forward progress in America. 2014-06-28 03:56:553636518
nery secy1,333+nery secy best shared share circle daily of the world best today circle nice beautfil super perfect best share circle#sharecircle   #sharecirclethis   #worldsharecircle   #pleasecircleaddme   #circleoftheday   #newgenerationcircle  #monstercircle   #usacircle   #bestofthecircle   #shareofthecircle   #pleasecircle   #newbestcircl  add circle add circle * best share circle * share please pleaseplease add circle * best share circle * share please please#add #circle   #addcircle   #pleasecircle   #bestcircle   #mostcircle  #bestsharecircle   #newcircle   #top100circle   #best500circle   #top500circle   #circleoftheday   #circledaily   #nicecircle   #photography   #photographer   #bestphotographer   #topphotographer   #AddCircle   #FindCircles   #awesome   2014-06-28 00:27:04457316
Len Raleigh3,122This is my June 2014 Google+ Engagers CircleIncluded in this #circle  are people and pages that have made my G+ experience a great one! This circle contains people and pages that over the last couple of weeks have been active and +1, post, and engage here on Google+, either on my stream or in other places on Google+ that I am active in. If you are in this circle chances are you will find others that you will want to circle. Please share this circle if it will benefit your followers or people who’d like to get more active on Google+. If you’d like to be included just be active, as I’ll make another circle soon. And of course if you’d like to be removed just send me a PM and I’ll take you out of the circle. Thank you plussers!2014-06-17 19:57:2711627947
Kylie Jenner743GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 7   -  *Share the circle* *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)Thanks!#circles #shared 2014-06-02 14:49:5930810312
Maria Morisot31,250Moan Lisa's All Kinds of People Shared Circle01 June, 2014RESHARE if you want to be includedmoanlisa.org2014-06-01 13:53:3330098102124
John Nuntiatio37,043#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small   #smallcircle #tennis #golf #photography #health #weightloss 2014-05-23 10:06:26444476
Circle Network5,303Google Friends! - You're in this Circle - Share the circle *'"*:•:•* •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::• •-:•:''''*                                              119This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top Google+ users that share unique and original contents.Follow this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow your dreams and smile to life.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!Circle Networkhttps://plus.google.com/b/112542593288160483901/112542593288160483901/postsNetwork Circleshttps://plus.google.com/b/112542593288160483901/communities/113362757071870225795#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle  Circlenetwork CircleNetworking IPNetwork NetworkingCircles2014-05-17 19:29:12501496584
Hadrian Micciche20,273In this Circle: EngagersWhat are the most annoying platitudes? There’s no "I" in Team? Good things come to those who wait? It was meant to be? Time heals all wounds?Who are the people worth circling? These people. Why? Because everything happens for a reason. No wait, thats not it. Let's try again.They post interesting, original content. They share and comment on mine. They are likely to do the same with yours. Engagers and in my circles. They can be in yours too.As a platitudinous man once said: Listening is hearing with insights. Don't just hear but listen and connect!  Ugg.Use the circle. Share it. Be platitude free.2014-05-09 02:26:2720482114
Tessa Schlesinger20,569This is the circle of people I follow. I am not in it (so I'm not promoting myself). I follow them because they are interesting, sincere, have good stuff. Some of them have been here with me from day one.  They don't always interact every day, but I think it really depends on what you're looking for on G+. If you want people to interact with you, well, nobody can interact with everybody who adds them. There just isn't enough time to do that. On the other hand, if you'd like to read someone because they present informative, interesting, entertaining stuff, then this circle is interesting. I think it would appeal to atheists, agnostics, people who love beauty, travel, occasional humor, who are visual, intellectual, thinkers, humanist, and/or liberal. :)2014-05-08 15:31:52186503
Sinta Riani517This is a good circle. all of account on this circle is OnNow you can ADD People From this CircleBefor you ADD This people to your Circle, You must Vote g+ on my Blog please.> vote g+ on this link : https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?count=true&url=http://blog-kangramzi.blogspot.com/> After that. You can add this people to your CircleThank you#vote #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles   #shared   #circle #voteg+?2014-04-17 10:16:50501447
Irina Sadokhina19,423Hello my dear friends!!!This is my weekly #mondaycircle   . This #circle    is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle  on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle   . Apr. 21st, just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circlecirclecircle   #circlescirclescircles   #circleshare   #hyperball   #plusmastermind   #crazycircles   #circleoftheweek  2014-04-14 16:53:094558052121
Irina Sadokhina18,499Hello my dear friends!!!This is my weekly #mondaycircle  . This #circle is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle  on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle   . Apr. 14th, just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circleshare   #circlescirclescircles   #circlecircle   #circlecirclecircle   #circles   #hyperball   #plusmastermind   #crazycircles  2014-04-08 12:47:424927248106
Irina Sadokhina17,311Hello my dear friends!!!This is my weekly #mondaycircle  . This #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle  on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle . Apr. 7th, just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circlecirclecircle   #circles   #circlescirclescircles   #circleshared   #crazycircles   #hyperball   #plusmastermind   #circleoftheweek  2014-03-31 18:07:204536655108
Irina Sadokhina16,720Hello my dear friends!!! This is my weekly #mondaycircle  . This #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last mondaycircle . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle    on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next  #mondaycircle   , March 31st. just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circlecirclecircle   #circlecirclecircle   #circlescirclescircles   #hyperball   #crazycircles   #plusmastermind   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheweek   #circleoftheday  2014-03-24 18:59:534707753123
Irina Sadokhina15,346Hello my dear friends!!!HELLO! This is my weekly  #mondaycircle . This  #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last  #mondaycircle . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome  #circle   on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next  #mondaycircle   , March 17th just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circlecircle   #circlescirclescircles   #hyperball   #rustyball   #crazycircles   #plusmastermind  2014-03-11 16:53:09467695295
Lucy Tran0HELLO! This circle is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last. Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my circle  just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version!2014-03-04 10:57:18480301
Irina Sadokhina14,526Hello my dear friends!!!HELLO! This is my weekly #mondaycircle    . This #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome #circle      on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle  just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #crazycircles  2014-03-03 20:51:314798387129
Hertzer Tsaitwase788Sekali klik, teman google plus jadi bertambah.Ini merupakan circle spesial saya, dimana orang di dalam sini merupakan bule dan memiliki potensi aktif di google plus.Mau akun anda ada di dalamnya? Anda boleh bergabung dengan kami dengan memenuhi syarat di bawah ini :Syarat Gabung :> Akun google plus aktif (yang akan dioptimasi)> Harus mau +1 dan share ulang postingan shared circlenya> Harus follow google plus saya (agar saya mudah mengenali akun dan memantaunya, saya juga akan follow balik kalian)Syarat Pendukung :> Membuat artikel mengenai "cara memperbanyak followers google plus" dan diberi link ke url shared circle (saya ada materinya untuk diposting dan boleh copas artikel saya)=====================================================Jika merasa sanggup dengan semua syarat di atas, silahkan daftarkan diri anda.Cara Gabung :> Klik tambahkan orang dan buat lingkarang baru> Follow google plus saya> +1 dan share post ini>  komen dengan hastag #addmetosharedcircle  #Sharedcircle   #circle   #publiccircle  2014-01-27 16:17:5747920923
Ole Olson38,548٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶If you're looking for some of the BEST engagers on Google+, this is it.Top notch commentary, good content support, and some out of this world posts to boot. =========================================I sculpted this circle personally over the last year, and this is it's first full release. The Top Engagers is guaranteed to make your G+ experience better. =========================================    #publicsharedcircles       #publiccircle       #circle         #circles    #thebigcommunity   #kingcircle #topcircleshare   #awesome       #awesomepeople       #shareyourcircle    #circleoftheday         #circleshare       #circlesharing           #sharedcircles       #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-01-27 09:48:552507711
Mikhail Petrovsky63,280Good morning / evening to all.You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Это социальный круг / This social circleВам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-26 01:55:44478421659
Artur M.36,283circle of people, with active life position in Google+Круг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.2014-01-25 13:12:34481431263
Mikhail Petrovsky61,653Good morning / evening to all. You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!Это социальный круг / This social circle #EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-12 05:09:15480371870
Artur M.34,610A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.#forfriends  2014-01-11 15:17:52474451767
Marc Section487Enrich your stream with the new CONTENT-CREATORSs CIRCLE #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  2014-01-09 06:34:05500303538
Circle Distribution0And then there was the RANDOMNESS #CircleOfRandomness 7.0 (7.1 & 7.2 will follow this circle share over the next couple of days).(Not to be confused with #CircleYouShare  which will be revamped separately, hopefully based on equal shares to individuals)Just because I think #YoureAwseome and/or new to G+ and need a little shove into the swing of things, I have included you in this random circle share.So yeah, if you're in this circle I'd like it if you shared it. Why? Because YOU deserve to be shared... so yeah, share it!#FriendsShareFriends   #SnowballEffect   #YoureAwesome    #AlteredDNAFsF #CircleOfRandomness   #CircleYouShare  #AlteredDNACircleSharingSupport Here: http://goo.gl/fWrJj52014-01-09 02:13:3649618397110
Armando Lioss39,653“Active Engagers Shared Circle” 6.0Also known as the “Circle of Rivals” conformed by G+ users ready to stand for their points of view in an educated discussion and/or extending the discussion to their own streams... if you are looking into making your stream more dynamic, these are the guys you want to include... they are a diverse bunch of great plussers that includes liberals, progressives, conservatives, libertarians, religious, agnostics, atheists… from all around the world.In this shared circle you will find some interesting people to add to your circles, all of these G+ users currently actively engage my stream as well as other G+ users posts, so you can be sure they are getting involved in the Google Plus community.This “Active Engagers Shared Circle” version has been built with an improved algorithm that will filter occasional users and those that use hate speech or other nuisances to the common user. The main purpose of this series of Shared Circles is to expose new G+ users that are active engagers, but you may find even first generation ones in them.If you do not wish to be included in my future shared circles, please let me know with a comment to this post. I will remove you from any future shared circle I create, but I will keep you in my G+ circles.For TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU you may want to check:https://plus.google.com/u/0/111635150542674847021/posts/Q6c3ikBhdT3Thank you for your help making Google Plus adventure and exhilarating one… #activeusers   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #commenters   #topcircles  #circlesunday  PS: I don’t necessarily share or identify with the views of these G+ users, in fact with some of them we have completely antagonistic points of view and dissimilar interests…2013-11-12 20:19:27348191523
Tessa Schlesinger12,664These are the people I follow. If you would like to follow these people, feel free. There is no guarantee that they will add you if you do. You will be following them because you would like to hear what they have to say. There is no need to plus it, add a comment, and then share it in order for you to be added to some new circle which will be shared. This is the way we shared circles for the first two years. So feel free to add, or not. And I'm not in it so it isn't promoting myself. It's a gift to you, if you would like it. And, I suppose it's a gift to those who are in the circle that I freely give with no expectation of return.2013-11-03 12:52:17133335
Brian Wolfe22,328I haven't shared a circle in a long time. Maybe too long.Anyways.. Here is the circle that my browser spends the most time on.   Just in case I become a petulant child and walk away (not that I'm planning on doing so , just in case.)2013-08-22 05:36:251941335
Uniikii0Uniikii's networking #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   #sharedcircles                 #2013-08-14 15:07:53483309
Domus Vitae Inc.153Shared Circle of #entrepreneurs  www.domusvitae.ca   #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   2013-08-05 19:31:504824114
Laura Tomaja895Let's try this again:  This is my circle of those with whom I interact the most.  Not including photographers. :)2013-07-22 22:12:43154905
Stephanie Calahan1,218FABULOUS WOMEN ON G+ Part 4 of 4My goal was to crowd-source a list of Fabulous Woman on G+ that are Actively posting and Engaging on Google+.  I had originally expected maybe 50 names.  Much to my surprise and , I received over 400+ comments filled with love and positive energy to help curate this list of well over 1491 beautiful people. I would say this was a success and now I'm sharing with everyone PUBLIC.  I hope you will share it far and wide too.  #Google+ will only allow me to share 500 at a time, so the list has been broken down in to 4 circles.  Groups 1-4 do not indicate any specific preference to any woman.  I would have shared one massive circle if I was allowed.Fabulous Women on G+ Part 1 Can be found here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117590169633617507930/posts/Srvv4xzeuYmFabulous Women on G+ Part 2 Can be found here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117590169633617507930/posts/DRFwReXQvbFFabulous Women on G+ Part 3 Can be found here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/117590169633617507930/posts/7wiyEUFuKsHWhat You Can Do Now------------------------------------* Add these circles to your own circles by pressing the "View shared circle" button below. Then you can either add it to an existing circle of yours or add it as a new circle by giving it a new name. I've labeled mine "Fabulous Women on G+".  (You won't be able to see the circle on mobile or ipad -- you must be on a desktop or laptop.)  See other G+ quirks below.* Once you've added it, I recommend visiting the stream for this circle and browsing through it to see what you find interesting, encouraging, and enlightening. Then, share some love by commenting, +1ing or sharing the posts of your sisters!* Please note, this is a very diverse group of women.  You're likely to see some people in these circles who will see, understand, or experience things differently than you.  They may or may not share your similar interests.  With that in mind, a few suggestions:     -- If you disagree with someone's views, you can very easily remove them from your circle.     -- Please post public vs to these circles directly.  Each of us has separate preferences on notifications and we want to lift one another up, not bog down notifications.  I hope you all see some increased activity, make some new and inspired connections, and lift one another up as we share each other's brilliance.#fabwomenonG+If You Received Notification About this Circle--------------------------------------------------------------------If you're getting a notification about this it's because you've been identified me or others in the circle as a Fabulous Woman on G+ that is Actively posting and Engaging here.  Original Post: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117590169633617507930/posts/HHzp7g9aW9tI thought you would want to know that you have been identified as someone the G+ community should connect with!  I don't send out notifications unless it is 100% warranted. G+ Quirky Things to Note----------------------------------------* Google+ has a daily limit of 500 for adding people to your circles. If you haven't added 50 people or more today, you should be fine to add one of the circles daily.2013-06-09 22:47:5043927622
Too Big Has Failed135Our circle of highly interactive people on the topic of Wall Street corruption. This circle has nearly doubled since the last time we shared it, and we hope it will double again. These are good people to add if you want 1) interaction and 2) Wall Street reform. Let us know if we inadvertently missed you, and we'll add you to the circle!2013-05-22 20:28:26132617
Ole Olson14,742Leaders of Google+ in #progressive   #politics  Add this circle for a well vetted collection of thought leaders that post a high degree of quality political content. The focalizers here are also excellent engagers. I have been sculpting this circle since G+ began. Other public circles I've shared that you might like:The Top 50 Progressives Circle on G+https://plus.google.com/111051039748078110427/posts/PETHgTMqpcDVisual and/or Fun content https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/DbBUtg3f8q8Top Science Circle https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/WYqn7FXjsAmProgressive Media on G+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/1t3HVRfNhuCForward Thinking Journalists on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/4h7jniYWcxaMy Top Circler Circle https://plus.google.com/111051039748078110427/posts/cjSWip8ayqH #Liberal   #Green   #SharedPublicCircles   #Occupy   #CircleOfTheDay   #Environment   #PublicCircle   #activism   #CircleSharing   #Unions   #Feminism   #HumanRights   #LGBT   #secular   #science  2013-05-21 17:23:0549516413
Hadrian Micciche7,927The Engagers ◦ Level 3: ☛ The Plus PeopleA circle of people who have regularly engaged with my posts by giving them a plus. Unlike many shared circles, these folks are vetted engagers -- plus they are all way cool. Add and engage with them, and they may do the same. Please feel free to re-share2013-04-27 01:26:31119605
Danial Hallock6,197The Three Hundred"Completed" CopyAs most of you probably know by now, I have been working on a #circlemanagement  project for quite some time now, in which I sought to increase the vetting process that occurs when I add people to my circles.  As most of you also know, I've been absolutely swamped and have barely had time to share content (let alone post my own or curate circles), so it's taken me a while to get here.However, after only six months to the day (lucky coincidence) I've managed to finish what I would consider a mostly-complete copy of this circle.  You can see the vetting process and the history of it here (http://goo.gl/kqE8h), and as always I encourage you to add and share this circle as you see fit!If you're notified, you're in it!  If you do not wish to be included in any future circle shares, please let me know via private message. #circleshare   #sharingiscaring   #engagers  2013-04-20 13:17:463019813101
Ole Olson12,447This is my main political circle. It contains people that post a high ratio of left leaning political content. If you are not progressively inclined and would like to be removed from this circle, please let me know.  #SharedCircles   #Liberal   #progressive   #politics  2013-04-12 16:31:0349016213
Ole Olson11,096The Top 50 Progressives Circle on G+  This is the best of the best forward thinkers that I've found here on Google+. To be in this very small circle, I've set a few basic guidelines:1. High quality and volume of progressively oriented political posts from a variety of sources and topics2. Long history of activism on G+ and steady activity3. Strong Engagment (+1's, shares, comments) on other people's posts  I'm pretty sure I've missed out on a lot of folks that should be in this circle, but this is the best I can do for the time being, so don't feel slighted if you're not in there. This is a work in progress, but I can guarantee that you will enjoy adding this circle.  #Gplus   #Politics   #progressive   #liberal   #activism   #SharedCircles  2013-03-18 17:30:17589312
Artur M.15,584Круг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+Circle of people, with active life position in Google+#ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #publiccircle2013-01-25 07:34:1049528344
Slavo Herman180I'd like to share with you the circle in which a little surprisingly I discovered my name. It is a circle with people who got one nomination to "Best of Google Plus 2012" created as the Circle No. 3 by +Kurt Smith.(He also created two more circles, No. 1 and 2, containing people with more nominations - you can find them at http://goo.gl/tAePD and http://goo.gl/7IBkV respectively :)2013-01-07 16:40:4448423115
Lubna Imran732013-01-04 17:04:31143409
Trever McGhee18,273+Take2seconds to click the add button on this circle!Last week +Kurt Smith asked people to name 5 people they thought should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'.  He received 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.We were honored to be among them, so we've created two circles to honor those chosen.This is the second of 2 circles from that list.Their all worthy of a follow .. a circle  to see what they bring to your stream.Check them out for a week...keep the ones that you like at the end of the week and then put the rest aside for another time :-))))People always ask me to add them or another person to the next circle when I share circles from other people to help them connect with others...Well I can't add you to their circle but what I can do is create another circle for you.So if you would like to be in the next one or would like to recommend someone,1st. please leave a comment of why you or they should be in the next circle, why people should circle you back.2nd. please share this circle to the public stream to help these people connect with others.I'll create a circle once a week with your suggestion.P.S. if your in the above circle and would like to be in the next one, just let me know. #bestofgoogleplus   #bestofgoogleplus2012   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedmycircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #publicshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomecircle   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle  +Circles 2013-01-02 20:58:1649052430
Kurt Smith21,124Here's The 'Best of Google Plus 2012' Circle Share (Circle 3 of 3)Last week I asked other plussers to name 5 Plussers they think should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'. They nominated others based on what they think makes a really good Google Plusser - original & quality content; makes you think, laugh, & enjoy Google Plus more; engages with others; shares and helps others; etc. We got 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.This is the third of 3 Circle Shares of those named the 'Best of Google Plus' - this circle contains those who got 2-3 votes. These are plussers other plussers think are among the Best on Google Plus and I believe we should all circle and consider following them because other quality plussers we can trust recommend following them.Like the other circles I've curated ('Thought Provokers' & 'Plussers Who Give A Boost') you can only get in these circles on the recommendation of another plusser (no "add me" going on here). So this is a quality group that should be recognized for making Google Plus better for all of us.Let's encourage quality on G+ and the best way we can do that is to Add & Share these circles. It took some work to put this together, so the best 'thank you' you can give me (and the nominees) is to add, share and encourage your followers to do the same.Circle 1 (those who got 4+ nominations): http://goo.gl/tAePDCircle 2 (those who 2-3 nominations): http://goo.gl/7IBkVWondering who nominated you? Here's the original post to find out: http://goo.gl/0gHFk#bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus2012 #circle #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #addmetoyourcircles #awesomecircle #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2012-12-31 15:55:53486535266

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2014-10-22 22:29:21 (52 comments, 4 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

My fellow Americans: There’s an election in two weeks, and the Republicans are favored to take control of the Senate.

There is only one issue at stake in determining control of the Senate: turnout. That’s it. Democrats are on track to lose the Senate because they aren’t going to bother to show up.

Candidates can make their speeches, and throw their tantrums at debates, but there aren’t really any swing voters anyway. All they’re doing is feeding their supporters’ social media posts.

Republicans have this figured out. They show up on Election Day. They work to pass laws to make it harder for likely Democratic voters to vote.

Democrats, not so much. They don’t bother to show up. If Democrats showed up and voted, Republicans would never control any branch of government again. No, gerrymandering wouldn’t make a difference: gerrymandering givesthe Republicans... more »

Most reshares: 6

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2014-10-26 00:19:39 (22 comments, 6 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

The Number One Airborne Killer

Most plusones: 60

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2014-11-10 00:55:32 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

Before and after. Whew. They managed to get the old sink out without breaking any of the granite tiles!

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2014-11-11 17:41:19 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

So true

Coming from a general who fought in the last two wars by the US, this seldom-said truth is good to spread around:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/11/opinion/the-truth-about-the-wars-in-iraq-and-afghanistan.html?_r=0___So true

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2014-11-10 01:12:34 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

It works. Making it harder to vote works for Republicans

The Republican electoral sweep in yesterday’s elections has put an end to speculation over whether new laws making it harder to vote in 21 states would help determine control of the Senate this year. But while we can breathe a sigh of relief that the electoral outcomes won’t be mired in litigation, a quick look at the numbers shows that in several key races, the margin of victory came very close to the likely margin of disenfranchisement.

North Carolina: In the North Carolina Senate race, state house speaker Thom Tillis beat Senator Kay Hagen by a margin of 1.7 percent, or about 48,000 votes.

While it is too early to assess the impact of the law this year, the Election Protection hotline and other voter protection volunteers reported what appeared to be widespread problems both with voter registrations and with voters being told they were in the wrong precinct yesterday.

Some numbers from recent elections suggest that the magnitude of the problem may not be far from the margin of victory: In the last midterms in 2010, 200,000 voters cast ballots during the early voting days now cut, according to a recent court decision. In 2012, 700,000 voted during those days, including more than a quarter of all African-Americans who voted that year. In 2012, 100,000 North Carolinians, almost a one-third of whom were African-American, voted using same-day registration, which was not available this year. And 7,500 voters cast their ballots outside of their home precincts that year.

Kansas: Governor Sam Brownback beat back challenger Paul Davis by a margin of 2.8 percent, or less than 33,000 votes.

We know from the Kansas secretary of state that more than 24,000 Kansans tried to register this year but their registrations were held in “suspense” because they failed to present the documentary proof of citizenship now required by state law. And while we do not yet have the data regarding the impact of the voter ID requirement this year, a recent study by the independent Government Accountability Office found that Kansas’s voter ID law reduced turnout by approximately 2 percent in 2012.

Virginia: Senator Mark Warner eked out a victory over challenger Ed Gillespie by only 0.6 percent of the vote, or just over 12,000 votes.

Like in Kansas, voters in Virginia faced a strict new photo ID requirement this year. According to the Virginia Board of Elections, 198,000 “active Virginia voters” did not have acceptable ID this year. While there are no studies yet on the impact on turnout in Virginia, Nate Silver estimates, based on academic studies, that in general such laws reduce turnout by about 2.4 percent. If that were applied to Virginia this year, it would amount to a reduction in turnout by more than 52,000 voters. That far exceeds the margin of victory here.

Florida: The governor’s race was decided by only a 1.2 percent margin, with Governor Rick Scott narrowly beating former Governor Charlie Crist by just under 72,000 votes.

Florida has passed a host of new voting restrictions over the past few years. Perhaps the most significant for this election was a decision by Scott and his clemency board to make it virtually impossible for the more than 1.3 million Floridians who were formerly convicted of crimes but have done their time and paid their debt to society to have their voting rights restored. Under Florida’s law, the harshest in the country, one in three African-American men is essentially permanently disenfranchised. Ironically, Scott had rolled back rights that were expanded under Governor Crist, who had established a path for people with past convictions to more easily get their voting rights restored. Under that process, more than 150,000 citizens had their rights restored before Scott changed the rules. This is part of a pattern this year of candidates benefiting from voting restrictions they helped to pass.

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It will likely be months before we have the data to assess the full impact of new voting restrictions on yesterday’s elections. But we already do know that their impact is far more than the number of hot races they could have turned.___It works. Making it harder to vote works for Republicans

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2014-11-10 01:04:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

While the vast majority of scientists in climate, atmospheres and weather agree on the essentials of human induced climate change, there are some areas where intense argument and discussion rage.  Such as whether the steady and dramatic arctic warming trends (leading the US Navy to plan how to counter 12 new navigable ports being built by the Russian Navy) might reach a "tipping point," releasing megatonnes of methane from both permafrost and undersea hydrate ices.  If that happened, the burst of greenhouse gas would make Al Gore look like a polyanna.  But can it happen?

Well, it will have to be investigated by Europeans and Asians, because Legislatures in the US, Canada and Australia have been deliberately sabotaging the research we need, in order to settle these matters.  There is no greater treason to humanity, of course.  And if the worst does happen, there won't be a humanbein... more »

While the vast majority of scientists in climate, atmospheres and weather agree on the essentials of human induced climate change, there are some areas where intense argument and discussion rage.  Such as whether the steady and dramatic arctic warming trends (leading the US Navy to plan how to counter 12 new navigable ports being built by the Russian Navy) might reach a "tipping point," releasing megatonnes of methane from both permafrost and undersea hydrate ices.  If that happened, the burst of greenhouse gas would make Al Gore look like a polyanna.  But can it happen?

Well, it will have to be investigated by Europeans and Asians, because Legislatures in the US, Canada and Australia have been deliberately sabotaging the research we need, in order to settle these matters.  There is no greater treason to humanity, of course.  And if the worst does happen, there won't be a human being on Earth who will admit to ever having been a republican.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2013/aug/05/7-facts-need-to-know-arctic-methane-time-bomb?CMP=share_btn_tw___

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2014-11-10 01:01:06 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Great read from masaccio!

Great read from masaccio!___

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2014-11-10 00:55:32 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

Before and after. Whew. They managed to get the old sink out without breaking any of the granite tiles!

Before and after. Whew. They managed to get the old sink out without breaking any of the granite tiles!___

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2014-11-07 04:45:21 (9 comments, 5 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Got my flu shot last week

How Vaccines Have Changed Our World In One Graphic
http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2013/02/19/a-graphic-that-drives-home-how-vaccines-have-changed-our-world/___Got my flu shot last week

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2014-11-07 04:41:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

So interesting

Researchers sending up NASA’s Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment on short duration rockets  have discovered something remarkable in the universe's diffuse background light: As many as half of the stars in the universe may have been stripped from their home galaxies and flung into space. Studying the extragalactic background light, Caltech astronomers  say there's just as much background starlight coming from these dim rogue stars as is coming from all of those giant galaxies.

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-half-stars-galaxies-rogue-universe-light-background-ebl-ciber-20141106-story.html___So interesting

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2014-11-07 04:37:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Tell the Department of Labor you support the compensation data tool!

Whoa! Being a mom is now a greater predictor of wage and hiring discrimination than being a woman. And the U.S. Census just found that women, working full-time, year round make only 78 cents to a man's dollar.

If we’re going to close the wage gap any time soon, we need the right tools.

What tools? Last April, President Obama announced an executive action requiring federal contractors -- who get federal tax dollars and employ more than 20% of the United States workforce – to report information to the Department of Labor on what they pay their employees using a compensation data collection tool. The Department of Labor will compile this information to help uncover pay discrepancies, improve enforcement of the pay discrimination laws, and to increase voluntary employercom... more »

Tell the Department of Labor you support the compensation data tool!

Whoa! Being a mom is now a greater predictor of wage and hiring discrimination than being a woman. And the U.S. Census just found that women, working full-time, year round make only 78 cents to a man's dollar.

If we’re going to close the wage gap any time soon, we need the right tools.

What tools? Last April, President Obama announced an executive action requiring federal contractors -- who get federal tax dollars and employ more than 20% of the United States workforce – to report information to the Department of Labor on what they pay their employees using a compensation data collection tool. The Department of Labor will compile this information to help uncover pay discrepancies, improve enforcement of the pay discrimination laws, and to increase voluntary employer compliance with those laws.

In other words, this executive order will fight wage discrimination! 

The maternal wage gap isn't just a “women’s issue.” It is a family and national economic security issue.  

Unfair pay impacts our overall economy, because when women (who make the majority of purchasing decisions) don't have funds to spend, then our local and national economies (which are fueled by consumer spending) suffer too. And, to be blunt, unfair pay practices also mean less money for food, education, housing, and retirement for millions of women and families nationwide. 

It affects real people and real families, including yours.  

But now the clock is ticking. We’ve got just two weeks to make sure that the U.S. Department of Labor knows we want the strongest possible tool to help fight unfair pay



*Tell the Department of Labor you support the compensation data tool! http://action.momsrising.org/sign/FairPayTool/?t=7&akid=5926.1994145.CBS-ed___

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2014-11-06 03:46:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

If only he would

The fight against secrets lost a key fighter last night

While Mark Udall's name came up in the news the last several years because of his being a US Senator for my state, where I often also ran across him was dealing with the NSA, CIA, and other "too many secrets" organizations, in his role on the Senate Intelligence Community. Where there were noises being made to reveal the extent of surveillance programs, determine the justifications the government had made for various monitoring practices, or releasing classified-to-save-face information, Udall was almost always at the forefront.

His loss, as well as the shift of the Senate Intelligence Committee to the likely chairmanship of someone who thinks secret intelligence activities are nothing to worry about, move along, will have unfortunate implications for probably decades to come.___If only he would

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2014-11-06 03:43:27 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Thanks +Tracy Hurley for sharing this

Sexism in Academic Science
A few days a go, +The New York Times published an Op-Ed by two psychology professors who argue that “Academic Science Isn’t Sexist.” On our blog, we look at the various problems with this article which is based on a review study conducted by the authors. The biggest issue is that the way they measure gender inequality does not match the data they have available. The researchers fail to account for institutional factors that impact on women's under-representation in STEM.

STEM workers, like all people, are impacted by socio-economic issues. The researchers have failed to engage with evidence of how parents, teachers, the media and other social influences discourage girls from pursuing STEM careers. Studies show that girls and boys perform equally well in STEM-related tests throughout school, but negative stereotypes, a lack of role models, and discrimination make it harder for women to succeed.

Research shows, for example, that male researchers are less likely to take women on as summer interns and students, and that hiring committees prefer male candidates even when women have the same qualifications and years of experience.

The researchers have also failed to account for issues of race, sexuality, disability and other forms of exclusion that further disadvantage minority women. 

We show why an Op-Ed such as this, published in a widely-read newspaper such as the New York Times, is damaging to diversity in science,. It gives the impression to the lay public that inequality is not a problem, and therefore undermines the struggle for progress.

Head over to our blog to read more about the scientific evidence we've used to critique this study, and the various other problems with their methodology: http://www.stemwomen.net/sexism-in-academic-science/

#stemwomen   #science   #mathematics   #stem   #womeninstem   #intersectionality  ___Thanks +Tracy Hurley for sharing this

2014-11-06 03:39:41 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Hatred of Obama is a powerful thing

In a overwhelming number of states voters elected Republican candidates who expressly oppose the issues the same voters stand for___Hatred of Obama is a powerful thing

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2014-11-03 02:29:02 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

That word, "experiment," has come to haunt Brownback as the data rolls in. The governor promised his "pro-growth tax policy" would act "like a shot of adrenaline in the heart of the Kansas economy," but, instead, state revenues plummeted by nearly $700 million in a single fiscal year, both Moody's and Standard & Poor's downgraded the state's credit rating, and job growth sagged behind all four of Kansas' neighbors. Brownback wound up nixing a planned sales-tax cut to make up for some of the shortfall, but not before he'd enacted what his opponents call the largest cuts in education spending in the history of Kansas.

Brownback hardly stands alone among the class of Republican governors who managed to get themselves elected four years ago as part of the anti-Obama Tea Party wave by peddling musty supply-side fallacies. In Ohio,... more »

That word, "experiment," has come to haunt Brownback as the data rolls in. The governor promised his "pro-growth tax policy" would act "like a shot of adrenaline in the heart of the Kansas economy," but, instead, state revenues plummeted by nearly $700 million in a single fiscal year, both Moody's and Standard & Poor's downgraded the state's credit rating, and job growth sagged behind all four of Kansas' neighbors. Brownback wound up nixing a planned sales-tax cut to make up for some of the shortfall, but not before he'd enacted what his opponents call the largest cuts in education spending in the history of Kansas.

Brownback hardly stands alone among the class of Republican governors who managed to get themselves elected four years ago as part of the anti-Obama Tea Party wave by peddling musty supply-side fallacies. In Ohio, Gov. John Kasich – whose press releases claim he's wrought an "Ohio Miracle" – has presided over a shrinking economy, this past July being the 21st consecutive month in which the state's job growth has lagged behind the national average.

In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker, whose union-busting inadvertently helped kick off the Occupy movement, cut taxes by roughly $2 billion – yet his promise to create 250,000 new private-sector jobs during his first term has fallen about 150,000 jobs short, and forecasters expect the state to face a $1.8 billion budgetary shortfall by mid-2017.

A recent analysis by the Detroit Free Press, meanwhile, laid out how the tax policies of Gov. Rick Snyder, a wealthy entrepreneur who campaigned in Michigan as a nerdy technocrat, have resulted in businesses paying less ($1.7 billion less per year, to be exact), individuals paying more ($900 million per year) and – here's the kicker – job growth slowing every year since Snyder's cuts have been enacted.

Snyder and Walker remain in dead heats with their Democratic opponents, with Kasich holding a comfortable lead over his own. Of all these geniuses, though, Brownback exists in a class of his own, thanks both to the vainglorious scale of his project and the inescapable reality of its flop. And what must have longtime Brownback patrons like the Koch brothers most freaked out is how starkly his failure highlights the shortcomings of their own ideology.

Brownback's policies have been so unpopular, in fact, that a group of more than 100 moderate Republicans, nearly all of them former or current state officeholders, have publicly backed his Democratic opponent, state Rep. Paul Davis, who, until the race's recent tightening, had been leading consistently in polls. Calling themselves Republicans for Kansas Values, the moderates released a manifesto of sorts, which reads in part, "We are Republicans in the historical and traditional sense of the word. Yet in today's political climate in Kansas, traditional Republican values have been corrupted by extremists, claiming to be agents of change. It is a faction which hides behind the respected Republican brand in an effort to defund and dismantle our state's infrastructure. . . . The policies [they] espouse are radical departures. . . . They jeopardize the economy and endanger our children's future with reckless abandon. . . . We reject their extremist agenda." 

#libertarian   #BullShit   #FuckKochBrothers  ___

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2014-11-03 02:24:22 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Tomorrow we start demo for the new kitchen. The only thing that makes me sad is losing the growth chart of the kids. We've been here since Liam was three. He's 15 now.

Tomorrow we start demo for the new kitchen. The only thing that makes me sad is losing the growth chart of the kids. We've been here since Liam was three. He's 15 now.___

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2014-11-01 17:34:02 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

quote: In 2013, there were more laws passed to limit women’s reproductive rights than in the entire previous DECADE.

Many of us may have access to good health care, but our experience being a woman – and our rights – shouldn’t depend on our zip code. Our sisters in Texas, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Ohio, Arkansas, and so many other states don’t have what we have. The most regressive, anti­-woman, anti­-voting, anti-equality laws are being passed on the state level. This is why the MIDTERMS are so important.

The midterm elections on Tuesday, November 4th, are just as important as the Presidential elections. Need a reason to go vote? Check out these terrifying facts:

• 29 States in America allow a rapist to sue a women for custody and/or visitation of the child birthed from that rape. 
• 87% of all US Counties have no abortion provider. 
• 35%ofAmerican women will... more »

quote: In 2013, there were more laws passed to limit women’s reproductive rights than in the entire previous DECADE.

Many of us may have access to good health care, but our experience being a woman – and our rights – shouldn’t depend on our zip code. Our sisters in Texas, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Ohio, Arkansas, and so many other states don’t have what we have. The most regressive, anti­-woman, anti­-voting, anti-equality laws are being passed on the state level. This is why the MIDTERMS are so important.

The midterm elections on Tuesday, November 4th, are just as important as the Presidential elections. Need a reason to go vote? Check out these terrifying facts:

• 29 States in America allow a rapist to sue a women for custody and/or visitation of the child birthed from that rape. 
• 87% of all US Counties have no abortion provider. 
• 35%of American women will have an abortion by the age o f45. 
• In 35% states, Medicaid recipients do not have abortion coverage. 
• In 13 states a pharmacist can legally refuse to disperse birth control, even if you have a prescription.
• 26 states have waiting periods for abortion; only 11 have waiting periods for guns. 
• in 17 State the government forces women to go to counseling before she can have an abortion.
• In 32 State terminally ill women are forced to carry a pregnancy to term, regardless of her wishes or her living will. 
• More than 50 abortion clinics were shut down by unnecessary laws from 2010­-2013. Not including the dozens that were shut in Texas in the last month.

(For a state by state list of anti­-women/anti-equality laws go to the nifty state-by-state map at ladypartsjustice.com)

Power To The Peaceful and The Proactive!
Sarah Sophie, Maximilla Lukacs, Tennessee Thomas, Rebecca Fernandez, and Jorjee Douglass___

2014-10-31 02:44:33 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Truth

Very informative link. ___Truth

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2014-10-31 02:31:47 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Very upsetting that so many deny science

This is dismal, infuriating, and inexcusable.___Very upsetting that so many deny science

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2014-10-30 02:37:17 (21 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

I've never owned a car this long!

I've never owned a car this long!___

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2014-10-29 02:46:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Up close, this is very scary

Yes, I've stood next to the lava path of Kilauea.
Today I send out prayers to all those in its path of destruction on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Aloha Arleen and the Volcano!: http://youtu.be/39hCsG9fdWw___Up close, this is very scary

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2014-10-29 02:40:09 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Don't tell anyone at Fox

Here’s something the Republicans hope you won’t hear until after the election: ISIS isn’t winning any more.

According to Fox News, and John McCain’s Committee to Reïnvade Iraq, the Islamic State is on the brink of conquering the USA, and can only be stopped with another few trillion dollars for another major ground war. They even work ebola into it, because fearmongering doesn’t need to make any sense, as long as people are trembling in terror.

But the last thing they want before an election is for you to decide that maybe a bunch of radical wankers no one had heard of a year ago who found some guns lying around haven’t quite developed the ability to project military power halfway around the world. Maybe the Islamic State isn’t such an existential threat. Maybe that Obama guy isn’t as bad as they say? They can’t have you thinking that.


http://www.vox.com/2014/10/28/7079695/isis-iraq-syria-defeat___Don't tell anyone at Fox

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2014-10-26 00:19:39 (22 comments, 6 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

The Number One Airborne Killer

The Number One Airborne Killer___

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2014-10-26 00:14:43 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

"Oh to love on Sugar Mountain" -Neil Young's first song at the Bridge School benefit concert. Sounds as good tonight as it did 40? Years ago.

"Oh to love on Sugar Mountain" -Neil Young's first song at the Bridge School benefit concert. Sounds as good tonight as it did 40? Years ago.___

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2014-10-24 14:07:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Hmmm...wonder what year I'd want to go back to!

What if we could change our mind-set and travel back in time to a special frame of reference where we thrived and our bodies and minds were transformed; perhaps back to 1992?  How would we bring all those streams of memory and our experience of the world back? Would we wake up five days later different?   That's been the subject of several experiments by famed Positive Psychologist Ellen Langer.   The first experiment involved taking eight seventy plus year old men to a remodeled New Hampshire monastery.   The men were in good health, but she wondered if their actually physiological measures would change if they were treated as younger men.   They would be asked to do much more for themselves and all the newspapers, magazines, books, and utensils, even the wall-paper was changed into a mid 1950's typical American home.   No color television, just the old black and white.   All the luggage is self service.  Photographs and memories planted all around would be of them in the 1950's.    They would discuss sports, news, world developments, and their lives as the existed in the 1950's.   More than this a whole set of cues for them in their new 5 day mini-life would expect them to act as middle-aged men in good shape.  No mirrors either.  Remarkably, after those 5 days, the staff in the seminary all said these men looked at acted much younger than the older men who arrived.   All their physiological measurements improved dramatically.   Even their eyesight changed to be markedly better.    Why?   

This essay is a powerful and insightful exploration of the placebo effect.  In this case, it is not a pill, but a powerful manipulation of the symbols and experiences around a group of people in many examples. How do we reframe and revise most of our important attitudes toward ourselves and what living well and aging means?    Even though the participants knew it was a placebo effect, it worked for them.  

This tells us perhaps that many of the impacts of aging are not so much physiological or biological, but all about our attitudes and the cultural signals that tell us how we should be and act at certain ages.   Even more importantly, our minds and brain have a powerful influence on our bodies.   What power do our thoughts in terms of reframing and constructing our own meaning systems have on the way we might act through a potentially long life span?   How many people have each of us seen follow the expectations of their ages and become slow and non-responsive; unable to learn and/or adapt to change far before their time?   This is a long and well documented essay about the power of the mind and how me might use it to live more fully and much longer with vigor.   Have you ever seen people at 103 that act and think with the energy and thinking skills of people 60 years younger than them by years.  If you have or have been given the opportunity to see very unusual people who seemingly defy aging, you will enjoy this experience of reading about Ellen Langer's life and her understanding of  how to live with vigor all through our days.  

Will it work for everybody? Surely Not.   Will her ideas and experiments give most of us new insights which will benefit us and enliven our journey through life? Yes. 

P.S.   Some of you may not be able to read this New York Times article.  If not, try this search and check out some articles with very similar titles:     what if age is nothing but a mind-set

#healthyaging #mindbodyconnection #stayingfocused   #healthyliving #aginggracefully #placeboeffect
#positivepsychology #reframing #paradigmshifting  ___Hmmm...wonder what year I'd want to go back to!

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2014-10-24 03:07:58 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Go Sharks

Go Sharks___

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2014-10-22 22:29:21 (52 comments, 4 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

My fellow Americans: There’s an election in two weeks, and the Republicans are favored to take control of the Senate.

There is only one issue at stake in determining control of the Senate: turnout. That’s it. Democrats are on track to lose the Senate because they aren’t going to bother to show up.

Candidates can make their speeches, and throw their tantrums at debates, but there aren’t really any swing voters anyway. All they’re doing is feeding their supporters’ social media posts.

Republicans have this figured out. They show up on Election Day. They work to pass laws to make it harder for likely Democratic voters to vote.

Democrats, not so much. They don’t bother to show up. If Democrats showed up and voted, Republicans would never control any branch of government again. No, gerrymandering wouldn’t make a difference: gerrymandering givesthe Republicans... more »

My fellow Americans: There’s an election in two weeks, and the Republicans are favored to take control of the Senate.

There is only one issue at stake in determining control of the Senate: turnout. That’s it. Democrats are on track to lose the Senate because they aren’t going to bother to show up.

Candidates can make their speeches, and throw their tantrums at debates, but there aren’t really any swing voters anyway. All they’re doing is feeding their supporters’ social media posts.

Republicans have this figured out. They show up on Election Day. They work to pass laws to make it harder for likely Democratic voters to vote.

Democrats, not so much. They don’t bother to show up. If Democrats showed up and voted, Republicans would never control any branch of government again. No, gerrymandering wouldn’t make a difference: gerrymandering gives the Republicans only a small handful of House seats, and doesn’t affect Senate races at all. The only thing that matters is whether or not you vote.

Your vote is so important that the Republicans want to stop you from using it. Good Americans died for it. People around the world wish for it. How can you possibly take it for granted? How can you just decide it’s not worth your trouble? Are you frustrated by a lack of meaningful choices? Are you angry over the role of money in politics? Well, none of that will matter if you just get off your lazy ass and vote.

Are you upset that the politicians never take your views, your needs, your feelings into account? Well, if you don’t vote, your views, needs, and feelings don’t matter at all. They’re supposed to ignore you. It’s rational for them to ignore you. They’ll ignore you, and pay attention to the wacko teabaggers with the misspelled signs and nary a clue among them. Those people will be making your decisions for you.

Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said that it’s important for Republicans to win state elections this year, so they will be the ones “overseeing the voting mechanism” in the 2016 presidential election. That’s how they plan to win elections: by controlling them. They’re doing everything they can to keep you from voting, and their most potent weapon is making you not want to bother. You may not think a midterm election is important, but they know it is.

“Not voting” isn’t a protest, and it’s not a statement. It’s an abdication.



Further reading:
http://www.northjersey.com/news/christie-says-gop-gubernatorial-candidates-need-to-win-so-they-control-voting-mechanisms-1.1113989

http://www.vox.com/2014/10/21/7027719/swing-voters-independents-2014-midterm-elections-polarized-republican-advantage___

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2014-10-22 13:47:06 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

So glad they found this.

Two Earth Scientists have discovered dozens of boxes of tapes and photographic film from a National Climatic Data Center archive in North Carolina.  They are from the 1960's and 1970's and provide hundreds of thousands of images that will allow scientists to extend time series of how the oceans, glaciers, sea ice, lakes, and deserts looked back about seventeen years further than are available now.   They are of locations all over the world and include Greenland, the Arctic, and the Antarctic too. 

David Gallagher and Garrett Campbell from the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado heard about the data trove at a conference they went to.   They are mostly from an earlier weather satellite series named Nimbus.   Their are also images of a devastating category 5 hurricane named Camille that hit the Gulf Coast in 1969.  It destroyed most weather stations and caused unprecedented damage while killing 239 people.    They have spent a great deal of time and money to digitize many of the images.   

The ones immediately below here are for the Aral Sea in the Soviet Union as it was dried up in an irrigation project.  It was once the 4th largest inland sea in the world.  Now it has shrunk to about 10% of its original size and a whole way of life has been destroyed.  The great value of this information is that past extreme weather events such as Hurrican Camille in 1969 have been very difficult to study until now because all that was available was very low resolution automatic transmissions from the satellites.  As I read between the lines here what I am beginning to understand is that these images which are sometimes close to high-definition will enable us to understand how the Earth has changed over a much longer period of time.  They will also add new perspective and much great data density to enliven  studies that used to be impossible.    This data will now be added to the living internet and web and removed from the truly dark and hidden lost status it has had for almost 40 years.  It's almost like an archeological data dive for old analog data that has brought an important historical era to light before the advent of rapid climate change.  I know that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has large collections of data from all over the the world going back in some cases for several centuries based on ship and expedition measurements.  If any of you have the time and interest it would be worth while to look at some of the data that is collected and even learn to download it and work with it.    This is one of those very important discoveries that often occurs when people keep their eyes and their ears open for the unexpected.   We will probably read much more about discoveries related to this data trove.

#remotesensing #weathersatellites #landsat #noaa #earthscience #arcticlandscape #antarcticice #seaice #satelliteimage #oceanography  ___So glad they found this.

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2014-10-22 13:43:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

We all knew this, but it's great to see the research.

This article and graphic show what I've long maintained, that we are not only polarized in America, but unevenly polarized.  The today's right wing is in a nuremberg rally puppeted by Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes, and the Fox echo chamber is far more than propaganda.  Note in the graphic that MSNBC, which tries to imitate the spectacularly successful Fox "captive audience" business model, is almost bankrupt, because even "lefties" tune in only on occasion.

 Liberals - a very distinct species from leftists - tend to gather at THE DAILY SHOW, on which Jon Stewart has more top opposing guests than all of Fox has on its entire network.  (Did you see Bill O'Reilly on Stewart's show, last week?)

The polarization is not even! Liberals have no "Hastert Rule" the GOP's openly stated policy of "never negotiate" which is fiercely enforced on any Republican office holder even seen talking to a democrat.

It is not even.  Don't even pretend. In fact, this is what happened in the Olde Confederacy, when every newspaper that even glancingly questioned the dominant (slaveowner) oligarchs was burned to the ground.  Nuremberg rallies go back a long, long way.

See the source article:
http://altwire.utne.com/rt_story/top/political-polarization--media-habits/55594c366b7635504b77342b554138357052677479413d3d___We all knew this, but it's great to see the research.

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2014-10-20 04:01:14 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Happy almost Halloween

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2014-10-19 22:54:54 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Always admit when your enemy is agile. The enemy of civilization is stupidity. I thought we had a "silver bullet" vs the Climate Denialist cult of stupid... in Ocean Acidification... the blatant fact that Ph levels around the world are plummeting and decisively caused by human generated carbon. (A 0.1 drop is huge. A decline of 0.3 would render the seas sterile for our purposes.)

But never underestimate stooopid!  Here's the new party line: "When the CC cultists chatter on about 'ocean acidification', remind them the ocean is still basic, that an ocean becoming 'less basic' does not mean the same thing as 'ocean acidification'..."

Thomas P explains: "the argument "it can't be acidification as the pH is still above 7" is  common among denialists. It works too, because lots of people  figure if the ocean isn't&q... more »

Always admit when your enemy is agile. The enemy of civilization is stupidity. I thought we had a "silver bullet" vs the Climate Denialist cult of stupid... in Ocean Acidification... the blatant fact that Ph levels around the world are plummeting and decisively caused by human generated carbon. (A 0.1 drop is huge. A decline of 0.3 would render the seas sterile for our purposes.)

But never underestimate stooopid!  Here's the new party line: "When the CC cultists chatter on about 'ocean acidification', remind them the ocean is still basic, that an ocean becoming 'less basic' does not mean the same thing as 'ocean acidification'..."

Thomas P explains: "the argument "it can't be acidification as the pH is still above 7" is  common among denialists. It works too, because lots of people  figure if the ocean isn't "acidic" yet it can't be a problem."  

I assumed this would be self correcting. That only idiots would confuse a quantity with its rate of change. Or miss the fact that a slightly alkaline ocean is what we NEED, and that if the ocean becomes any LESS alkaline, we would be screwed.  But stupidity is conserved.

Okay then, let's try again.  The trend is DEBASING THE OCEAN.  

The ocean is being be-based away from the alkaline state our lives and all life on Earth depends upon. Human generated CO2 is doing it. 
Moreover, those who writhe and find incantation-excuses to do nothing are complicit in this murder of our childrens' future.  And this debasing -- and the cult of frantically evading admitting it -- is proof that millions of our neighbors are stark, jibbering loonies.___

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2014-10-19 00:04:29 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-19 00:02:30 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

National Bullying Prevention Month

In schools across the country, October is National #bullying   Prevention Month. MusEffect, a non-profit that raises awareness of current issues through performance, created its own public service announcement to contribute to the movement.

The short film highlights the pain of cyberbullying, a serious concern for today’s tech-loving teens. Choreographed by Muse founder Jessica Starr, the PSA features poet Azure Antoinette reciting a commissioned poem and talented young dancers moving through the halls and classrooms of a school building. The final product is pretty powerful.

National Bullying Prevention Month

In schools across the country, October is National #bullying   Prevention Month. MusEffect, a non-profit that raises awareness of current issues through performance, created its own public service announcement to contribute to the movement.

The short film highlights the pain of cyberbullying, a serious concern for today’s tech-loving teens. Choreographed by Muse founder Jessica Starr, the PSA features poet Azure Antoinette reciting a commissioned poem and talented young dancers moving through the halls and classrooms of a school building. The final product is pretty powerful.___

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2014-10-18 16:41:19 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Don't think this will work - Fox News has poisoned too many brains. But then again, it's a great read and you just never know

My main Saturday posting is a clear and explicit challenge to honest and decent American conservatives -- and to those Blue Americans who might talk some sense into them.  There truly is a moderate middle and it can end our current, deliberately re-ignited American Civil War. But we must find the right "undeniables" to get decent conservatives to recognize their duty -- to take back their once-noble movement from monsters.

My posting provides three major pieces of ammo. They may not work on your crazy uncle... but they just might prove effective with your wavering aunt.

http://davidbrin.blogspot.com/2014/10/how-far-conservatism-has-changed.html___Don't think this will work - Fox News has poisoned too many brains. But then again, it's a great read and you just never know

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2014-10-18 16:33:23 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

I've been waiting to do a fasting blood test for a half an hour now and finally got out of the sun into a standing position in the lobby. By the time I'm done I should be a full-force bitch. I need food!

I've been waiting to do a fasting blood test for a half an hour now and finally got out of the sun into a standing position in the lobby. By the time I'm done I should be a full-force bitch. I need food!___

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2014-10-17 14:46:51 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Care about your local and state elections

These are the reasons I will not vote for Pete Peterson for California Secretary of State and will vote for Alex Padilla:

1. Peterson is a republican and should not be involved in California voting at all.

He will make voting in California difficult:
"Vote-by-mail should be expanded cautiously, with a continued emphasis on physical polling places", secretary of state candidate Pete Peterson writes in an op-ed. Oddly, during a debate last week at UC Berkeley, he was more interested in reviving paperless electronic voting to reach out to people who may not be able to vote otherwise and to catch up with other states such as Colorado that have advanced voting technology. *Which is it? Voting in person or not?

Or does Peterson believe electronic voting would give the republicans the opportunity to steal votes more readily as was attempted with voting machines in Ohio.

2. Although Peterson says he believes the SOS position should be run on a non-partisan basis, his platform is he will remove regulatory barriers for business (yeah...that's not republican philosophy, right?)

3. Peterson's campaign contributors are of the unsavory type:
~ Pepperdine University (Peterson's Employer) $20,782 and Pepperdine University has taken $49,650 from Koch brothers since 2009.

~ Charles Munger, Jr. $13,600 (Through dark money, Munger contributed $50,054,422.60 backing Prop 32 that was on the 2012 election slate. If you recall, Prop 32 was an attack on unions.)

~ Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association - a Koch-supported no-tax outfit $13,600

~ Lucus Oil $12,050 - ''nuff said

~ Peter Weber of Fresno - $10,598 (I don't know who this guy is)

~ Lincoln Club $10,000+ - a super-conservative far-right group

Why I'm voting for Alex Padilla for California Secretary of State

1. Alex Padilla has a strong record of working for the American public.

2. Padilla’s voting record boasts plenty of support for minimum wage increases, corporate tax amendments, restrictions on superstores, and tax incentive amendments.

3. Padilla introduced a four-bill political reform package to force disclosure of campaign dark money. See http://sd20.senate.ca.gov/news/2014-02-20-senator-padilla-seeks-strengthen-political-reform-act

#VoteAlexPadilla2014  ___Care about your local and state elections

2014-10-17 03:18:40 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Fun listening to people at The Mountsin Winery chant "let's go Giants". At a Hall and Oats concert

Fun listening to people at The Mountsin Winery chant "let's go Giants". At a Hall and Oats concert___

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2014-10-16 13:55:52 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

I didn't know about this stupid exclusion.

Under current law, treatment provided to adults in an institution for mental diseases with more than 16 beds is not reimbursable under Medicaid; this payment prohibition is known as the Medicaid institution for mental diseases (IMD) exclusion.

As part of the Medicare Catastrophic Act of 1988 (Pub.L. 100-360), Congress further defined an IMD as a facility with more than 16 beds. This was apparently added to promote small, community-based group living arrangements as an alternative to large institutions. The result of these amendments is that Medicaid currently provides mental health treatment coverage for a large percentage of people with Medicaid, but that coverage is excluded for inpatient treatment of adults aged 21 to 64 in any acute or long-term care institutions with 17 or more beds that are primarily engaged in providing treatment for mental illnesses. This payment exclusion became known as the Medicaid IMD exclusion.


http://www.medicaid.gov/AffordableCareAct/Provisions/Downloads/MEPD_Solicitation.pdf___I didn't know about this stupid exclusion.

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2014-10-16 13:49:40 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Why would someone running as a Democrat attack a fellow Democrat for wanting to repeal the reckless Bush tax cuts? That's the question I had after seeing Ro Khanna's latest attack against Rep. Mike Honda.

George W. Bush's tax cuts were fiscally irresponsible. At a time when the nation was at war -- and when we had important investments to make here at home -- President Bush pushed Congress to pass a huge and unprecedented tax cut that favored the rich and caused our national debt to soar.

Yet Ro Khanna is now attacking Mike Honda for opposing Bush's disastrous tax cut. His congressional campaign is sending mailers to voters in California's 17th District calling Honda an "old-school liberal" and criticizing him for wanting to do the right thing in repealing Bush’s tax cuts.

Well, this country - and California - do not needa... more »

Why would someone running as a Democrat attack a fellow Democrat for wanting to repeal the reckless Bush tax cuts? That's the question I had after seeing Ro Khanna's latest attack against Rep. Mike Honda.

George W. Bush's tax cuts were fiscally irresponsible. At a time when the nation was at war -- and when we had important investments to make here at home -- President Bush pushed Congress to pass a huge and unprecedented tax cut that favored the rich and caused our national debt to soar.

Yet Ro Khanna is now attacking Mike Honda for opposing Bush's disastrous tax cut. His congressional campaign is sending mailers to voters in California's 17th District calling Honda an "old-school liberal" and criticizing him for wanting to do the right thing in repealing Bush’s tax cuts.

Well, this country - and California - do not need another neoliberal DINO working against the best interests of citizens, but working for privatization and big businesses. Tell Ro Khanna NO - GO TO HELL DINO. We want a true Democrat; a fighter for all of the people and that's Mike Honda.

#MikeHonda2014  ___

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2014-10-16 13:48:02 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Me and my marketing friend Susan at yesterday's MemCon conference in Santa Clars.

Me and my marketing friend Susan at yesterday's MemCon conference in Santa Clars.___

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2014-10-14 01:39:54 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

At Las Vegas Airport, going home

At Las Vegas Airport, going home___

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2014-10-12 19:37:02 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Getting my Polish on, in Bay City Michigan with my granddaughter

Getting my Polish on, in Bay City Michigan with my granddaughter___

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2014-10-12 19:09:26 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Today's adventure - sailing down the Saginaw River from Bay City, Michigan

Today's adventure - sailing down the Saginaw River from Bay City, Michigan___

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2014-10-10 16:19:10 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

We're at a special NFL Hall of Fame exhibit at the Henry Ford museum in Dearborn. Don't think I can get Rick out of this place. It's very well done and I'm really enjoying it, too.

We're at a special NFL Hall of Fame exhibit at the Henry Ford museum in Dearborn. Don't think I can get Rick out of this place. It's very well done and I'm really enjoying it, too.___

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2014-10-07 21:48:00 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Looks like this is worth voting for

California Voters: The Los Angeles Times editorial board just took a hard look at Prop 47. Their verdict?

Endorsement Yes on Proposition 47

Proposition 47 would do a great deal to stop the ongoing and unnecessary flow of Californians to prison for nonviolent and nonserious offenses and would, crucially, reduce the return flow of offenders from prison back to their neighborhoods in a condition — hardened by their experience, hampered by their felony records, unready for employment or education, likely mentally ill or addicted — that leaves them only too likely to offend again. It is a good and timely measure that can help the state make smarter use of its criminal justice and incarceration resources.

The measure has three parts. It would reduce sentences in California for a handful of petty crimes — drug possession and some types of theft, such as shoplifting — that currently are chargeable as either misdemeanors or felonies but should be just misdemeanors.

It would open a three-year window during which inmates serving felony sentences for these crimes could apply to have their sentences reduced.

And it would direct the savings from lowering the prison population to be spent on the kinds of things that, as data have shown time and again, keep significant numbers of former inmates from re-offending: substance abuse and mental health treatment, reentry support and similar services that also help crime-battered neighborhoods. Much of the savings would also be spent on truancy prevention and support for crime victims...

One likely benefit of Proposition 47 is not advertised but could make a real difference: With fewer crimes charged as felonies, there would be far fewer preliminary hearings (they are not needed for misdemeanor charges), which means fewer police officers pulled off the streets to wait around in courthouses to testify, less preparation time needed by deputy district attorneys and deputy public defenders, and less of a drain on local law enforcement and criminal justice budgets. It is one of many ways in which Proposition 47 would be a step forward for California.

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/endorsements/la-ed-end-proposition-47-20141007-story.html

#YesOn47  ___Looks like this is worth voting for

2014-10-05 02:54:11 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

15 innings and still going. Go Giants and please do it soon. Rick's waiting to make dinner til it's over

15 innings and still going. Go Giants and please do it soon. Rick's waiting to make dinner til it's over___

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2014-10-04 16:14:02 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Vaccinate. Now.

Phil Plait column...so you know the science behind it is good.___Vaccinate. Now.

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2014-10-04 16:08:16 (33 comments, 4 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-04 03:53:32 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

Definitely

...leave no evidence :)___Definitely

2014-10-04 03:49:50 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday +Anthony Evangelista! Hope this is the start of a great year

Happy Birthday +Anthony Evangelista! Hope this is the start of a great year___

2014-09-28 23:48:55 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Trying for the second day to get home. Original flight went thru O'Hare and was cancelled. Finally got to Newark, now waiting for SFO flight which is late. Yea, Newark's on the way to SFO from Asheville NC

Trying for the second day to get home. Original flight went thru O'Hare and was cancelled. Finally got to Newark, now waiting for SFO flight which is late. Yea, Newark's on the way to SFO from Asheville NC___

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CVS Caught Illegally Charging Women For Birth Control

Are you a victim? If so, you should receive a refund from CVS and here's how.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/24/cvs-birth-control-charge-illegal_n_5875174.html?utm_hp_ref=business

CVS Caught Illegally Charging Women For Birth Control

Are you a victim? If so, you should receive a refund from CVS and here's how.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/24/cvs-birth-control-charge-illegal_n_5875174.html?utm_hp_ref=business___

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