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In a Throwaway Society, Throwaway Pets

In Johnstown, two abandoned puppies died from starvation and freezing weather in an unoccupied house. In Lancaster County, two puppies were left in a backpack in freezing weather. In Centre County, a dog was frozen to the floor of its doghouse. In Edwardsville, a woman abandoned 19 dogs after she was evicted from her mobile

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Well-Played, Coca-Cola

Well-played, corporate monger of extremely unhealthy beverage: Get the shrinking, increasingly unhinged minority of paleoconservative haters to vocally hate you Now it’s the duty of all tolerant, just, and welcoming Americans to conspicuously drink you or at least to praise your principles and mock your adversaries while you: Keep busting unions, Keep depleting local water

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Crunch Time for Detroit

Tom Stephens of Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management has provided news and updates concerning the fraudulent bankruptcy in Detroit for the past several months. Here is his latest excellent summary of the players, the stakes, and the necessary actions. On Thursday, January 16, 2014 in the Detroit federal bankruptcy court, Judge Steven Rhodes issued a decision