Matters of Consequence|
The War Prayer, Mark Twain
First they came for the Jews
What powers does the U.S. Constitution grant to the President? the Congress?
What is the right to habeus corpus and why is it the only individual right enumerated in the un-amended Constitution?
Doesn't the Fourth Amendment require a warrant to search?
The BILL OF RIGHTS
News and Opinion
On 16 Dec 2010 several hundred veterans gathered outside the White House to protest the wars in which we are engaged. Here are essays from two participants.
Flawed Climate Bill, 21 July, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, peer.org
American Denial, 1 June, Tom Englehardt, TomDispatch.com
Awful Texas Social Studies Standards. What About Yours?, 22 May, Bill Bigelow, Common Dreams
Where is the Heat? Better data needed to determine global warming impact, 16 April, The Guardian
The Obama Doctrine: Kill, Don't Detain, 12 April, The Guardian.
Nine Myths about Socialism in U.S. 10 April, Bill Quigley, CommonDreams
World's top firms cause $2.2 trillion of environmental damage 19 Feb, Juliette Jowit, The Guardian
Targeted killings of US citizens 5 Feb, William Fisher, Inter Press Service
Last Decade Warmest Ever 22 Jan. Agence France Presse
What you are not hearing about Haiti 21 Jan, Carl Lindskoog, Common Dreams
They're All Against Jobs 20 Dec, Sen. Fritz Hollings, Huffington Post
Cape and Fade 7 Dec., James Hansen, New York Times
Copenhagen Climate Talks Should Fail 3 Dec., The Guardian
Cities at Risk from Rising Sea Level 1 Dec, The Times of London
Surrender to Terrorists? 15 Nov, Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com
Arctic Summers Hottest for 2000 Years3 Sept, Ian Sample, The Guardian
We Are Heading Towards an Abyss 3 Sept, Associated Press
The Brutal Truth about America's Health Care, 15 August, The Independent
U.S. Economic Myths Bite the Dust, 14 August, Mark Weisbrot, The Guardian
If US health care is so good, why do others live longer?13 August, McClatchy Newspapers
The AMA Does Not Represent Us, 16 June Margaret Flowers & Carol Paris, TruthDig.org
Debunking Canadian Health Care Myths, 7 June Rhonda Hackett, Denver Post
119 Million Americans must be wrong, 5 June Robert Parry, ConsortiumNews.com
'Public Option' pales next to Single Payer, 4 June Nicholas Skala, Common Dreams
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Hammer & feather movie
Sean Tucker's office
High Potential Job
Religion and Science
LN2 phase change demo (Abstract: We examine the macroscopic consequences of the change of state of
nitrogen from the liquid phase to the gas phase when constrained in a
sealed container immersed in a water bath.) Big file. Takes a long time to download.
Science news links for teachers