Older blog entries for proclus (starting at number 1922)

Jones falls trail, baltimore, maryland #biking


Im  really looking forward to further exploration of the Jones Falls Trail. Here is a little snippet of the map.

Syndicated 2012-09-28 22:55:00 (Updated 2012-09-28 22:55:12) from proclus

Keep GMO apples out of our shopping carts

Dear Friend,

I just asked the CEOs of the major grocery store chains to refuse to
carry genetically modified apples or processed foods that use them.

The USDA is likely to fast-track approval of a new GMO apple variety
engineered not to brown when sliced. Over a minor cosmetic issue, our
supermarkets could be flooded with experimental apples that look
fresher than they should and unlabeled products sweetened with GMO
apple juice.

I just signed a petition telling major grocery stores around the
country that I don't want GMO apples on their store shelves. Will you
join me and help stop this potentially unsafe food?

Syndicated 2012-09-28 14:41:00 (Updated 2012-09-28 14:41:44) from proclus

Ban Weaponized Drones

I just signed the petition to ban weaponized drones that is going to be delivered to every possible national and international authority. I hope you can sign too and spread the word. http://bit.ly/OGIQ3S

Syndicated 2012-09-27 17:32:00 (Updated 2012-09-27 17:32:04) from proclus

Ralph Nader: Obama’s a ‘War Criminal’

via (title unknown) by jon on 9/25/12

It’s no surprise that Ralph Nader isn’t a fan of former President George W. Bush. After all, the longtime activist ran against him in both 2000 and 2004. But Nader’s even less a fan of President Barack Obama, if only because he thinks Obama was capable of so much more.


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Syndicated 2012-09-26 23:06:00 (Updated 2012-09-26 23:06:10) from proclus

Michael wants you to take action on "We Oppose Utah Tar Sands"!

Michael Love has just read and signed the petition: We Oppose Utah Tar Sands

You can view this petition at: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/307/665/818/we-oppose-utah-tar-sands/

Message from Michael Love:

Hi, I signed the petition "We Oppose Utah Tar Sands". I'm asking you to sign this petition to help us reach our goal of 5,000 signatures. I care deeply about this cause, and I hope you will support our efforts.


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ThePetitionSite.com is powered by Care2, the largest and most trusted information and action site for people who care to make a difference in their lives and the world. www.care2.com

Syndicated 2012-09-25 22:49:00 (Updated 2012-09-25 22:49:03) from proclus

New Stanford/NYU Study Documents the Civilian Terror from Obama's Drones

via (title unknown) by jon on 9/25/12

Glenn Greenwald

A vitally important and thoroughly documented new report on the impact of Obama's drone campaign has just been released by researchers at NYU School of Law and Stanford University Law School.

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Syndicated 2012-09-25 17:09:00 (Updated 2012-09-25 17:09:01) from proclus

US drones "terrorize" communities: study

via Al Akhbar English by Marc on 9/25/12

The US government's drone program in Pakistan "terrorizes" local communities, kills large numbers of civilians and drives anti-American fervor in the country, a new study by the law schools of Stanford and New York University finds.

The study, titled "Living Under Drones," finds that Pakistanis living in affected areas are afraid to attend public gatherings such as weddings and funerals as ground operators that guide the unmanned aircraft frequently mistake them as groups of al-Qaeda-linked fighters.

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Syndicated 2012-09-25 15:48:00 (Updated 2012-09-25 15:48:08) from proclus

'Terror and stress' in the shadow of the drones

Civilians in north west Pakistan are suffering "24-hour mental stress" because of the threat of drone strikes, drawing comparisons to the mood after the 9/11 attacks in the US.

Syndicated 2012-09-25 15:45:00 (Updated 2012-09-25 15:45:35) from proclus

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