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Earthquake, rain behind deadly mudslide in Oso, Washington State

Aerial photograph of the Oso mudslide, taken by the Washington State Patrol on March 23. (Wikipedia) On Saturday morning, March 22, just before 11 a.m., a massive mudslide wiped out roughly 50 homes along the Stillaguamish River in Snohomish County, […]

Aerial photograph of the Oso mudslide, taken by the Washington State Patrol on March 23.

Earthquake, rain behind deadly mudslide in Oso, Washington State

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Aerial photograph of the Oso mudslide, taken by the Washington State Patrol on March 23. (Wikipedia) On Saturday morning, March 22, just before 11 a.m., a massive mudslide wiped out roughly 50 homes along the Stillaguamish River in Snohomish County, […]

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Elections 2014: We don’t know much

Speculation about the 2014 elections was already rolling out before the 2012 elections, but it appears to have already begun in earnest. Your correspondent, as you may recall, has

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Food and Beer for that Big Football Game

It's weekend of that big game we're not supposed to use the name of  for supposedly NFL trademark reasons! For those of us who are football lovers it is

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus get a life: Columbia is fandabidozi (awesome)….

You might not know, as Americans, what the word FANDABIDOZI means. To me, as a Brit, it means 'super, marvelous, great, brilliant, fabulous'- or, if you like, 'awesome'. This is

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Rejecting the vernacular of hate

One of the best ways to understand a society's values is to look at the language its people use to describe each other. Words people choose to use -

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GOP shutdowns Washington: Will Obamacare win?

Over a spirited tinge of hate and dread, the right wing crusade to disrupt the Affordable Care Act commonly known as ‘Obamacare’ drags on in Washington. The plot of

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Republicans resurrect racist talking point

The modern GOP's leading luminaries on race, left to right: Ann Coulter (21st century), 1st Viscount Bryce James Bryce (19th century). Republicans, repeatedly hammered in recent elections by overwhelming opposition

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9/11 remembered

Today is the 12th anniversary of the attacks that took place on New York City and Washington, D.C. Four airliners total, one plane was forced down into a Pennsylvania

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Climate change is the new commodity in Washington

As the President unveils his aspiring new climate change agenda in Washington, it suddenly dawns that the subject has now turned into a discourse of conservatism versus liberalism. The plan

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EVIL TOWN: Chapter Three

J. David Bethel has been published in popular consumer magazines and in respected political journals. For a selection of his current e-publications please visit Evil Town,  which is available on Amazon Kindle or Barnes

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