Misconceptions about the Ebola problem have spread more rapidly than a tropical fever. In the interest of clarifying the situation, here are a number of points that need to be made.
That headline, of course, quotes the cover to the fictional Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: "Don't Panic." This week, it seems like timely advice, as the news media and American politicians go into full-blown panic mode over one death and two illnesses within the United States.
Regardless of how successful protests like the one in Ferguson are at changing public opinion, the best way to combat the systemic inequality that plagues all levels of government is to vote.
It is difficult enough to confront resurgent diseases without an explosion of unhinged conspiracy mongering.
Will the Tea Party/Koch/Brothers/GOP defend us from Ebola or do we need government involved in healthcare after all?
Let's take a look at the Republican lineup to face Hillary Clinton and examine in a "nutshell" (excuse the expression) their respective appeal and chance of making the final cut.
This cause is part of America's great unfinished business. We all have a moral obligation to carry on until the dream of equality is reached in full.
As a life-long Coloradan, I am concerned about right-wing nominees whose records are unknown to most voters. At the top of the ticket is the Republican nominee for Governor, Bob Beauprez.
Kinky Friedman: Well, for one thing I'm going totally f**king deaf, which is a good thing. I only care about two things, and they are Libya and Charlie Sheen. Also, if you're going deaf and you're imaginative, you can think of more interesting things for people to say rather than what they're really saying.
Many see Perry's 2012 presidential campaign as laughable. Many more believed he could never be taken seriously again after his poor performance (particularly in debates). However, there is nothing more persuasive in moving voters than empathy.
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Known for his country outlaw music with Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard and others, at one time "they called Willie crazy, but nowadays they call him a saint." I hope Willie secures several generations of music enthusiasts from one of the fastest growing demographics in our Nation.
Republicans are going to be arguing one thing for Perry, and the exact opposite for Obama. This is going to become more and more obvious to all concerned.
Gov. Rick Perry was indicted today on a felony count -- not for abuse of his power as governor -- but for wearing hipster glasses designed to make him look smarter and more sophisticated than he really is.