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Remedy?

One thing is certain. When it comes to protecting our children, there are no easy answers. Sure, we could do a better job of flagging those that are correctly or incorrectly perceived as a danger to themselves and others. Although the powers that be would likely do so with the kind of coercive labeling that …

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Keystone Pipeline – Refining in the Hurricane Prone Zone

Supporters of the Keystone Pipeline project argue the pipeline is needed to promote U.S. energy security. And yet, one doesn’t need much of a historical perspective to know that disruptions in the Gulf of Mexico are expensive and frequent. Just why our policy makers can’t seem to learn from the “no single point of failure” …

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Consumer Sovereignty and the Apocalypse-proof Dream

Dreaming tiny dreams has become a favorite pastime in the past five or 10 years.  The “tiny house movement” is gaining greater traction as ever more people choose to downsize for economic or ecological reasons. A small house, usually being defined as one offering less than 400 sq ft of space, offers a stimulating challenge about living …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ascensioncafe.org/blog/2014/10/27/consumer-sovereignty-apocalypse-proof-dream/

Internet Providers Deliberately Slowing Traffic

Five major internet service providers in the US and one in Europe have been accused of abusing their market share to interfere with the flow of the internet for end users. The accusations come from Level 3, a communications company that helps connect large-scale ISPs like Comcast or AT&T to the rest of the internet. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ascensioncafe.org/blog/2014/05/07/internet-providers-deliberately-slowing-traffic/

The Distended Belly of Government

Low fat religion spawned legions of processed foods, products with ramped up levels of sugar, and equally dubious sweet substitutes, to compensate for the inevitable loss of taste when fat is removed. The anti-saturated fat dogma gave manufacturers the perfect excuse to wean us off real foods that had sustained us for centuries, now portrayed …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ascensioncafe.org/blog/2014/03/23/soft-distended-belly-government/