Notes for Tuesday – December 06, 2016

On December 6th, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, ending the institution of slavery. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” … Continue reading

Neophyte Survival Observations and Lessons from Hurricane Matthew- Part1, by S.G. in Florida

Our family of three lives in a suburban area of Florida that was greatly impacted by Hurricane Matthew. While our home survived without damage, we were left without power for approximately a week and without city water for around three days. This article summarizes some observations and lessons, after reflecting … Continue reading

Letter Re: Dakota Access Pipeline Update

HJL, We went to Bismarck this weekend and had chance to get a bit more information. In talking to one of the “protesters”, he is paid $1500 per week with legal and medical costs covered. In addition, he receives a bonus each time he is arrested. Their encampment receives supplies … Continue reading

Odds ‘n Sods:

¡Viva La Revolución! Jeep Carrying Fidel Castro Ashes Breaks Down Mid-Funeral – W.C. o o o Forced Psychiatric Treatments Expanded under Fast Track Bill Before Senate – DSV o o o Muslims Rally in Jakarta, Demanding Christian Governor Be Punished for Blasphemy – D.S. o o o Mizzou Students Urged … Continue reading