Cynthia Martinez

Bio

The tiger lily photo is from this website, which asked to be linked by people who use their photos: http://blastedgoat.wordpress.com/2011/07/02/tiger-lily-backyard-flower-photo-series/ Thank you, BG : )

Home town

Santa Fe

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And this is why I support Animal Legal Defense Fund ...the prospect of legal action is the only thing which really makes a difference to enterprises that consider animals as "units".
Notably, the workers they hire (for economy's sake) often come from a different culture which…

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Exactly. It is the lower economic class of Americans who pay for this with more than money: congested streets, overcrowded schools which must slow down to teach in two languages, ER's where the waiting is three hours, and so forth.
The people who talk the most about 'immigrant rights' …

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Per the article: "One distinction is that those states issue immigrant licenses with identifying marks distinguishing them from legal residents’ licenses. All New Mexico licenses, for foreign nationals and U.S. citizens, look the same."
At the very least,
NM drivers' lice…

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"Within a week of legalization in Denver, there were two pot related murders."
Pot-related how, I wonder.
I'll do a search for it but it's notable that you didn't document this.
Pot-related deaths are typically the result of fighting among suppliers in places where …

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Probably should have been put to a vote by the people BUT I could not be more pleased with this development !
Those who want to exact rigorous penalties for pot should rethink their position: most people want to or think they need to alter their state of mind at times, and some of the…

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Thank you Richard Watson. Though I should know better, I was shocked today BBC Breaking News, which stated that today's group of murdered Palestinian children had been killed by the misfiring of a Hamas rocket. 100% false, it was told to them by the IDF. IOW, western mainstream media not …

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"while awaiting their deportation and asylum hearings." So the various resources that are sooo limited for everything (except the war industry and the needs of foreign nationals who come here illegally) will provide not only housing, food and medical care, but also the expense of …

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Agree totally about Cheney but Obama's no man of peace either, that's for sure.
Incidentally, the website FAIR (Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting) was pointing out today that mainstream media are studiously presenting the situation as one which is "drawing in" the USA. Pass…

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Yeah, such a crummy deal. All these kids get is food and a safe place to hang out (including sleeping bags for each and every one of them).
We should take far better care of them, because that would stop more parents from sending them, right?
Given the number of American kids going…

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Agree with Tamara 100%.