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Republicans Fail to Repeal Obamacare: Where Do We Go From Here

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Millions of Americans desperately clinging to some form of health care coverage can breath a sigh of relief Friday morning as the anti-government Republicans in charge of the United States Senate, at the behest of an unhinged president, failed to…

An Update on Thoreau’s Necessities of Life

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“The necessaries of life for man in this climate may, accurately enough, be distributed under the several heads of Food, Shelter, Clothing, and Fuel; for not till we have secured these are we prepared to entertain the true problems of life with freedom and a prospect of…

Freedom of Speech Rallies Show Free Speech Alive and Well in America

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – White conservative activists for Trump rallied for “free speech” on the National Mall on Sunday while counter demonstrators held their own rally higher up on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in objection to “hate speech,” chanting “no Trump, no…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Lies Better Than Trump

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — What happens when you have a United States Attorney General who is just as much of a liar as the president, only one who has been in Washington much longer and understands the practice of dissembling…

Comey: President Trump is a Liar Who Can’t Be Trusted

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald J. Trump is a liar who can’t be trusted and did not want the FBI director getting to the bottom of the investigation into Russian “meddling” in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, especially vis a vis his “satellite”…

Alabama Is Not the Dumbest State in the Country, but It’s Close

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The national press is making fun of my native state of Alabama, again. How should I react? Jump on the funny bandwagon and agree? Or attack the national press and defend “my people?” Let’s look…

Turns Out There Is No Republican ‘Establishment’

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Can we please retire the notion that Donald Trump is hijacking someone else’s party? – By Frank Rich – In mid-July of 2015, a month after Donald Trump announced his presidential run, I joined a gaggle of political junkies in a clubby bar four blocks from the…

Fourteen Years Later: How Can We Ever Forget September 11, 2001?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…A Day That Will Live in Infamy – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – I woke up this morning with a fitful start. It promised to be a depressing day. But it was a beautiful morning in the campground thanks to a…

Washington Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom Framing the Jefferson Memorial

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…WASHINGTON, D.C. — We made it into the city on Monday to catch the cherry blossoms in full peak bloom on the new green Giant mountain bike. Hope you enjoy and share the photos. Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Related PostsShenandoah: Daughter of the…

The Problem With Washington, D.C.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – The world is populated by many very good people. Then there are the assholes, who simply do not get it. When I set out on this adventure back in September to live with a very low…

Independence Day Fireworks From Washington, D.C.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Watch the video – WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 4) — We made our way from the Hungry Mother State Park — after a cool summer night July 3 in the mountains by the creek — through the crowds in the nation’s capital on Friday to a Pentagon…

A Foot of Snow Blankets East Coast After Hammering the American South

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…SILVER SPRING, Md. — A foot of snow blanketed the East Coast this week, stranding passengers in many major cities and knocking out power and Internet access for many. But being snowed in just north of Washington, D.C. in a media camper van, a WiFi Hotspot, we…

Reflections in the Snow From the Nation’s Capital

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – TACOMA PARK, Md. — Camped out in the media van surrounded by a foot of snow, there’s finally time and space in the schedule to reflect a little on the events of the past week and look ahead for…

EPA’s Gina McCarthy Delivers Obama Administration Position on Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure With Green Jobs

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…WASHINGTON, D.C. – The EPA’s Gina McCarthy, a teacher from Boston, delivered one of the keynote addresses on repairing America’s infrastructure with green jobs Monday afternoon at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs annual conference, delivering the Obama administrations position before a new and powerful coalition of unions…

Sierra Club’s Michael Brune Delivers Keynote Address at Green Jobs Conference

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Sierra Club’s Michael Brune delivered one of the keynote addresses on repairing America’s infrastructure with green jobs Monday afternoon at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs annual conference, put on by the Blue Green Alliance, a coalition of unions and environmental non-profit groups. With…

Wyoming Replaces Alabama as the Most Conservative State in the U.S.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Word ‘Liberal’ is Experiencing a Resurgence in American Life – By Glynn Wilson – Could it be that the people of my home state are finally starting to get their news online and waking up to the ravages of run amok corporate capitalism and the do-nothing…