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Rancho Mirage hosted the awards ceremony for Holocaust Survivor Frances Nassau

Rancho Mirage hosted the awards ceremony for Holocaust Survivor Frances Nassau

The Tolerance Education Center in Rancho Mirage hosted the awards ceremony for Holocaust Survivor Frances Nassau. The California Assembly awards a Holocaust Survivor each year during Holocaust Memorial Week. Assemblyman Brian Nestande presented Frances Nassau with this years award. Normally the event is held in northern California but this year they decided to hold the […]

Recession saw US millionaires claim millions in unemployment

Recession saw US millionaires claim millions in unemployment

Poring through IRS data can uncover some interesting statistics, apparently, as reports show that in the midst of the economic downturn, $80 million in unemployment benefits have been doled out to American millionaire households. Some 3,200 households reporting an adjusted gross income of over $1 million collected jobless assistance payments averaging $12,600, for an overall […]

Tea Party lashes out at ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

Tea Party lashes out at ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

Members of the Tea Party have joined protesters standing up against the ‘Monsanto Protection Act’, calling the provision a ‘special interest loophole’ for friends of Congress. The provision has now sparked so much outrage that both the far right and the far left are uniting in their condemnation of Section 735 of the Agricultural Appropriations […]

Bitcoin Versus Government: Is Bitcoin the new gun rights battle?

Bitcoin Versus Government: Is Bitcoin the new gun rights battle?

Google trends shows an explosive growth in the Bitcoin meme. Like a tsunami, it started as a ripple and didn’t look like much, traveling for miles on the digital sea, and then Cyprus hit and the ripple became a roar. Nearly all financial news outlets and blogs have weighed in with their opinion on Bitcoin; […]

Thousands march in Paris against same-sex marriage and adoption

Thousands march in Paris against same-sex marriage and adoption

Tens of thousands of French families, activists and conservatives have marched in Paris protesting against a bill that if passed would allow same-sex marriage and adoption. Police fired teargas to prevent protesters from entering the Champs Elysees. Demonstrators gathered Sunday in the center of the French capital for a final mass protest against the controversial […]

Where Are The Clarence Darrows When We Really Need Them?

Where Are The Clarence Darrows When We Really Need Them?

Coyote StageWorks, the professional theatrical group, now based in Palm Springs scored a major coup in producing and presenting a brilliant one man show “Clarence Darrow Tonight”, written and performed by award winning actor, playwright, director, producer, and all-round theatre and film Renaissance man Laurence Luckinbill. The performance, at The Annenberg Theatre, Palm Springs, CA, […]