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California Drought

Sorry if this has been posted before, but here are some dramatic pictures showing the current drought. The pictures have a slider so you can see then (2011) and now.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Dramatic-California-drought-before-and-after-5756861.php#item-33339

If you aren't living out there, prepare to be shocked.

Which side do you wish would win in the Scottish election?

For me: Scottish Freedom and a big thumb in the eye of Right-wing British Politics.



See my other poll for you do you think will win:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025554377

Which side will win in Scotland?

The Polls in Scotland close at 10 pm (5 pm EST), but we probably won't know until tomorrow.

My personal opinion is that the No side will barely win. I think this will happen because many people are scared of change.

Lalo Alcaraz tells it like it is...

Lawmaker to introduce bill to end NFL’s tax-exempt status because of Redskins name

Source: Washington Post

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced Tuesday that she will introduce legislation to eliminate the NFL’s tax-exempt status because of its refusal to address the name of the Washington Redskins.

Flanked by several tribal chiefs, Cantwell, who is the former chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, condemned the team’s name as a slur against Native Americans.

“The NFL needs to join the rest of Americans in the 21st century,” she said. “It is about right and wrong.”

Cantwell made her remarks at a press conference called by a coalition of Native American and social justice groups leading the campaign against the Redskins’ name.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/nfl-owners-are-asked-to-force-redskins-owner-dan-snyder-to-change-teams-name/2014/09/15/cfcd58ce-3d18-11e4-b0ea-8141703bbf6f_story.html?wpisrc=nl_buzz&wpmm=1



Article by Ian Shapira.

Hugging Bear Cookies


http://www.designswan.com/archives/adorable-hugging-bear-cookies-by-maa-tamagosan.html

Pied Piper Duck Show: Annual Fashion Show for Ducks in Australia

"When talk about fashion show, the first comes into your mind might be Paris fashion show or Milan Fashion show. Yes, they are world most famous fashion for human. But today we will talk about a special fashion show for duck only. Called “Pied Piper Duck Show”, well-dressed ducks waddle down the catwalk in Sydney, Australia. The sight is so adorable that attracts an average of 900,000 visitors and is considered as one of the highlights of the annual event."




More ducks dressed better than you at:
http://www.designswan.com/archives/pied-piper-duck-show-annual-fashion-show-for-ducks-in-australia.html

"Just heard a report that Eric Cantor is working for Wall Street. But I thought he left Congress."

- tweet from Frank Conniff
https://twitter.com/FrankConniff

Dispatch from the Front Lines of the War on Seat Reclines

Looking forward to this:

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