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Wyoming Air Pollution Surpasses L.A. Due To Fracking For Natural Gas

Wyoming Air Pollution Surpasses L.A. Due To Fracking For Natural Gas

According to the EPA folks who live near the gas fields are complaining of watery eyes, shortness of breath and bloody noses because of ozone levels that have exceeded what people in L.A. and other major cities wheeze through on their worst pollution days.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
NAACP President Explains Decision to Support Marriage Equality on Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

NAACP President Explains Decision to Support Marriage Equality on Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

The president knows it. Ben Jealous knows it. I know it. You know it too. There are no excuses.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
It’s Time For The DNC To Back Tom Barrett (Petition)

It’s Time For The DNC To Back Tom Barrett (Petition)

It seems that the DNC ought to step up and start funding Barret’s team. In fact it has been reported that Wisconsin’s Democratic Party has asked the DNC for $500,000 to help with its massive field operation.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Arkansas Congressman Tim Griffin Begrudges The Poor Their Lifeline

Arkansas Congressman Tim Griffin Begrudges The Poor Their Lifeline

Last week on Fox’s Newsroom, Arkansas Congressman Tim Griffin tried to convince us that poor people don’t deserve the peace of mind offered by a telephone when he lied about a crucial government program, known as Lifeline.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Ambassador To China, Gary Locke, Deserves Better

Ambassador To China, Gary Locke, Deserves Better

According to Seattle Weekly, Ambassador Gary Locke has been painted as a troublemaker by the Chinese government for, ‘buying his own coffee, staying at a four-star instead of a five-star hotel and actually talking to the press.’

by The Bucking Jenny· · Current Issues, News
Shape Up, Occupy!

Shape Up, Occupy!

Yesterday I saw two examples of people struggling against the issues that truly do plague more than 99% of our nation: war, peace, poverty and prosperity.

by The Bucking Jenny· · Current Issues, News
The We Are Women Movement Takes On The GOP

The We Are Women Movement Takes On The GOP

This weekend the was the culmination of many women choosing to act, choosing to stand up for each other, choosing to fight back in this, very real, War on Women. Nationwide, thousands of women gathered to participate in We Are Women events.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Don’t Let Rush Pull The Rope-A-Dope

Don’t Let Rush Pull The Rope-A-Dope

As the Rush Limbaugh debacle begins to fade away in the minds of those with twittertentionspans, I’d like to ring a bell and call for a regrouping amongst those still paying attention.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News, Political Rants
So, You Think The Keystone Pipeline Is A Good Idea, And That Climate Change Is A Hoax?

So, You Think The Keystone Pipeline Is A Good Idea, And That Climate Change Is A Hoax?

I love people who say they don’t believe in global warming, or climate change, or whatever the current jargon is for the catastrophic disaster looming in our future. It doesn’t matter what we call it, the fact remains the same: we are polluting ourselves out of a planet