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"The HamBurger Court" | AJC.com - Mike Luckovich | 07/08/14

"The HamBurger Court" | AJC.com - Mike Luckovich | 07/08/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Political cartoons from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Pulitzer Prize winner
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.....this is exactly where these "Five Nuts" need to be working!

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"Over 99% of food stamps go to eligible people" | Vox Conversations | 07/08/1

"Over 99% of food stamps go to eligible people" | Vox Conversations | 07/08/1 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Food stamp fraud and waste is a much-hyped "problem," but the evidence just isn't there.
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...Let The TRUTH Be Told!

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"The real outrage of Israel arresting a 15-year-old" | Vox Conversations | 07/08/14

"The real outrage of Israel arresting a 15-year-old" | Vox Conversations | 07/08/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Israeli security forces detain and arrest on average two Palestinian juveniles every day
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....the sad true about the "State of Affairs" in the Occupied Territories!

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"OCO-2 joins the A-Train to study Earth’s atmosphere" | NASA-Global Climate Change | 07/07/14

"OCO-2 joins the A-Train to study Earth’s atmosphere" | NASA-Global Climate Change | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Every day, above our planet, five Earth-observing satellites rush along like trains on the same “track,” flying minutes, and sometimes seconds, behind one another. They carry more than 15 scientific instruments in total, looking at many different aspects of our home planet. Called the Afternoon Constellation, or A-Train, these satellites work as a united, powerful tool for advancing our understanding of Earth’s surface and atmosphere.
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

....don't tell the "Tea Party GOP" about this NASA Project!  Its funding will be cutoff in the next budget...LOL

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"Another Supreme Court ruling against birth control" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"Another Supreme Court ruling against birth control" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
A new ruling has the Supreme Court's female justices even madder than they were about Hobby Lobby.
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..."The Supreme Court sided against birth control again, and Sotomayor is not happy about it"

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Caribbean coral reefs could disappear "within a few decades" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

Caribbean coral reefs could disappear "within a few decades" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
But there's a way to stop it — by protecting the parrotfish, which plays a key role in coral health.
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...one more sign that "Global Warming" will be the straw that destroys the ocean's natural systems!

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"Best Space Photos of the Week - July 5, 2014" | Space.com | 07/05/14

"Best Space Photos of the Week - July 5, 2014" | Space.com | 07/05/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
From a stellar womb to a cosmic cannibal, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for July 5, 2014.
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.....another great week of photos about Space!

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"Study: Same-sex parents' children turn just fine" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"Study: Same-sex parents' children turn just fine" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
The largest ever study of same-sex parents has good news for LGBT advocates.
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...."The largest-ever study of same-sex parents found their children turn out healthier and happier than the general population...."

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"10 Slides Show Why EVs Are Charging Into the Future" | EcoWatch-Transforming Green | 07/07/14

"10 Slides Show Why EVs Are Charging Into the Future" | EcoWatch-Transforming Green | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
There are no shortage of reasons why you should embrace electric vehicles now or at least make plans to do so
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

.....I'm trying to find a Government Test Vehicle to buy at auction right now!

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"3 maps that explain America" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"3 maps that explain America" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
What better way to celebrate the country's 238th birthday?
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

......those anti-immigrant protesters need to take a look at these maps before they talk about sending people back to their country of origin.  We all will have to leave!!


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"MAP: The most popular sport in every country" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"MAP: The most popular sport in every country" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
People really, really love soccer.
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....and American Football is not Number 1, 2 or 3 in the World!

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"How the Civil Rights Act saved the South's economy" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"How the Civil Rights Act saved the South's economy" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
50 years later, the Civil Rights Act still is affecting the US economy, says one historian
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......one more "Civil Rights Act Lesson" to Remember!

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LIVESTREAM: "It's Sunday! at Greenleaf Christian Church" | Fusion Films | 07/06/14

LIVESTREAM: "It's Sunday! at Greenleaf Christian Church" | Fusion Films | 07/06/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Watch Eric Preston (Fusion Films)'s It's Sunday! at Greenleaf Christian Church on Livestream.com. Join us on Sunday, July 6th at Greenleaf Christian church for a special time of worship with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II.
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:
..........North Carolina NAACP: Today (Sunday) Fusion Films will be streaming a special sermon and a special time of worship live from Greenleaf Christian Church starting at 10am. If you can't be with us in person, you can watch it live by clicking on this link or watch it later via the same link.
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"Israeli Lawmaker’s Call for Genocide of Palestinians" | GlobalResearch.ca | 07/07/14

"Israeli Lawmaker’s Call for Genocide of Palestinians" | GlobalResearch.ca | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
A day before Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khudair was kidnapped and burned alive allegedly by six Israeli Jewish youths, Israeli lawmaker Ayelet Shaked (left) published on Facebook a call for ...
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

...Please my Social Networking Family, tell me that this is not true.  If it is, my Jewish family and friends need to wake up and get rid of this "cancer" in their midst!

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"The US could run out of money for roads by August" | Vox Conversations | 07/08/14

"The US could run out of money for roads by August" | Vox Conversations | 07/08/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Our primer on the US highway funding crisis.
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

.... OK Mr. Boehner and Tea Party GOP! You want to know where the  "Jobs Are"?? Fixing our roads and bridges if you would only pass the "Transportation Bill"!!

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"Israeli Lawmaker’s Call for Genocide of Palestinians" | GlobalResearch.org | 07/07/14

"Israeli Lawmaker’s Call for Genocide of Palestinians" | GlobalResearch.org | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it

"A day before Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khudair was kidnapped and burned alive allegedly by six Israeli Jewish youths, Israeli lawmaker Ayelet Shaked (left) published on Facebook a call for genocide of the Palestinians."

Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

...Please my Social Networking Family, tell me that this is not true.  If it is, my Jewish family and friends need to wake up and get rid of this "cancer" in their midst!

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"What maps of America get wrong" | Vox Conversations | 07/03/14

"What maps of America get wrong" | Vox Conversations | 07/03/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
The American empire is bigger than you think.
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

....an appropriate video to educate America as we celebrate the Nation's Birthday!

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"Map: These three cities account for half of Amtrak ridership" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"Map: These three cities account for half of Amtrak ridership" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
It's all about New York, Philadelphia, and DC — with a little Baltimore, Wilmington, and Newark in between.
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...it's a shame that America has the largest rail network but the worst train network in the industrialize world today.

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"College Students Claim Voter ID Laws Discriminate Based on Age" | NY Times | 07/05/14

"College Students Claim Voter ID Laws Discriminate Based on Age" | NY Times | 07/05/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
College students have joined a legal challenge in North Carolina, claiming that the state’s requirements discriminate based on age.
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

....and the "Battle Against Right Wing Extremist" rages on in my home state!!

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"Should Humanity Try to Contact Intelligent Aliens?" | Space.com | 07/07/14

"Should Humanity Try to Contact Intelligent Aliens?" | Space.com | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
'Active SETI' sounds like science fiction, but some astronomers are discussing it seriously today. The idea is a controversial, hot-button issue, with some researchers wary of sending signals out to touch base with intelligent aliens.
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....YES We Should and YES We Will Make Contact Some Day!!

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"Senate to vote on amendment overturning Citizens United" | OpEdNews.com | 07/07/14

"Senate to vote on amendment overturning Citizens United" | OpEdNews.com | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
From climate change to all the issues of economic inequality, people's lives and our nation's historic potential are being sacrificed on the altar of mammon. The Powers That Be won't fix this, for they are mammon. It's up to us. If you're not already doing it, do all you can--join in, stand up, speak out, stand strong. History is calling us.
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

...it's about time that they get around to this problem!

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"California calls for constitutional convention to limit money in politics" | Vox | 07/07/14

"California calls for constitutional convention to limit money in politics" | Vox | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
"Money does not constitute speech."
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....I'm for this convention.  We could even add "universal healthcare" and "voting rights"!

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"Oklahoma's earthquake epidemic linked to wastewater disposal" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"Oklahoma's earthquake epidemic linked to wastewater disposal" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Oklahoma now gets more earthquakes than California.
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.....this can't be TRUE because the Tea Party GOP told us so!!

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"Where does your state rank on UFO sightings?" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14

"Where does your state rank on UFO sightings?" | Vox Conversations | 07/07/14 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
And what about when people are sober?
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

.....I knew that there was something out of this world that drew me to Montana (LOL)!

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▶"4th of July Fireworks Show — at Mamaroneck Harbor, NY" | YouTube | 07/04/14

.....a wonderful 20 minute show!!
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

....hope you enjoyed your 4th Fireworks Show as much as we did this one.  My little nephews had a ball!!

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