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Zoe Keating Cellist Extraordinaire and Techno-Artist

I came across Zoe Keating’s music by chance. I’m glad I did. Her music is inspirational and beautiful. See for yourself. I’m including various videos of her playing her own pieces. Enjoy and tell me what you think. Zoe Keating … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: A Legend in his Time 1955-2011

Steve Jobs: Thank you for co-founding Apple, Inc. You and others at Apple, Pixar and Next unleashed so much creativity by the products you and your colleagues designed and developed. You will be greatly missed by the whole world. Thanks … Continue reading

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Obama Urges Americans to Close the Empathy Deficit

Thank you to Edwin Rutsch who left a comment on this blog about his Culture of Empathy.org website and documentary project. His website contains a historical record of President Obama’s interviews and speeches about the importance of empathy. 2004-11-23 – … Continue reading

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The Most Productive Lame-Duck Session since 1960s

Senate Republicans break with their Minority Leader and Vote to Ratify the New START Treaty President Barack Obama said on Dec. 22, 2010: “This has been a Season of Progress for the American People.” Presidential Press Conference on a Historic … Continue reading

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Linguist George Lakoff encourages Democrats to Convey their Moral Message

Linguist George Lakoff encourages Democrats and Progressives to reframe more clearly their moral message to the American people. Is America having a greed crisis? Is that why so many people are unemployed? Is privatization really government for profit? Are tax breaks for the top 1-2% of Americans really public theft? Can Americans remember that empathy is the basis of true democracy and that we need to take social as well as personal responsibility? Continue reading

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Tax Cuts for 1-2% will Certainly Create Huge Deficit

Why do Republicans insist that Tax Cuts for the Top 1-2% Earners in the U.S. will create jobs? This is a myth. Tax Cuts for TOP 1-2% and Certainty Myth of Jobs The Bush tax cuts have been in place … Continue reading

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Is Political Neuromarketing the New Orwellian Brainwashing of American Voters?

The Neuromarketing of American Elections 2010   An article appeared on the Fast Company website by Kevin Randall entitled, “How Neuromarketers Tapped the Vote Button in Your Brain to Help the GOP Win the House.” This is real stuff. Neuromarketing … Continue reading

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The American People Have Spoken: What Did They Say?

The November 2, 2010 election was a message to politicians. Will they be able to interpret that message properly? President Obama spoke to Americans today saying he will listen to both Republicans and Democrats and work with them to find … Continue reading

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Where Did O’Donnell Get Her Facts About the First Amendment?

Did Christine O’Donnell get her complete misunderstanding of the First Amendment from the ultra-conservative Claremont Institute? Tea Party candidates fail to understand the First Amendment of the Constitution. Continue reading

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Boehner’s Myth that Cutting Taxes for Top 1% Creates Jobs

John Boehner’s Myth that cutting taxes for the very very wealthy will create jobs is debunked by leading economists. 30 years of supply side economic policies have lead corporations to accumulate $1.8 trillion dollars in unused capital and drive down wages. Jobs will be created by putting more money into the hands of more Americans now. Continue reading

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