Last year was already the state’s driest in recorded history, and 2014’s early trends offer little in the way of resolution. Officials have said that statewide snowpack — that melts and provides about one-third of the water used for cities and farms — was at roughly 20% of its normal level. Numerous crops are in danger of severe undernourishment, while recent historical trends, coupled with the additional effects of global warming, indicate that this is the worst drought California has faced in a very long time.
So you think that money is the root of all evil? … Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can’t exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another must deal by trade and give value for value. Money is not the tool of the moochers, who claim your product by tears, or of the looters, who take it from you by force. Money is made possible only by the men who produce. Is this what you consider evil?
I’m going to D.C. this summer for an educational program and I am so freaking excited! Full scholarship too!
Kyiv is a bloodbath. It has been officially confirmed that 67 protesters were killed. Mostly shot by the police and snipers (which are not just a suggestion now - there are photos and videos of the snipers). The snipers’ aim changed from time to time, and…
Bryon Vassey entered the home of a family who called 911 for medical help after their schizophrenic child had an episode.
Rather than helping officers de-escalate the situation, Vassey is reported to have said “We don’t have time for this.”
Moments later he opened fire and executed the young boy, killing him as his parents screamed in shock.
Now, Vassey’s attorney is saying the officer “had no choice” but to shoot the child. …