Category Archives: Close to Home

Our Drugs Are NOT as Pure as You Thought

This article, from the Sunday, 17 November 2019, Washington Post, puts the lie to Big Pharma’s claim that we have to pay exhorbitant prices for our drugs in order to assure the perfect purity of “American” drugs: Science A tiny … Continue reading

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Cape May – Thanksgiving 2018 – Thank You, America

So this year the Potter/Paganos’ holiday party happened to take place in Cape May, New Jersey last weekend. Here’s brother Peter Potter’s capture of the Inn at Cape May, followed by National Public Radio’s crowd-sourced “Thank You America,” assembled from … Continue reading

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Speaking of Suppression: Gun Injuries to Children — first study ever

from the Associated Press: Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says By LINDSEY TANNER       —        29 October 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2013, file photo, handguns are … Continue reading

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An appreciation of Kincey Potter: ‘She was just a force’ – Capital Gazette

[A touching tribute to Kincey by Pat Furgurson — with my thanks for a wonderful synthesis. http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ac-cn-kincey-potter-appreciation-20180923-story.html] An appreciation of Kincey Potter: ‘She was just a force’ Kincey Potter, who died Sept. 15, leaves a deep legacy for area waterways through … Continue reading

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Commemoration of Bay Watermen in Chestertown

This from the Kent County News. If you like this, check the wonderful photo book Working the Water by Jay Fleming http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/spotlight/article_b0f80978-dc76-59f1-9f10-b3ab8767a664.html Reflecting on the golden age of watermen By LEANN SCHENKE lschenke@thekentcountynews.com    PHOTO BY LEANN SCHENKE Ron Fithian, … Continue reading

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“Independent Work,” Freelancers, or Capitalist Exploitation?

from the Stanford Social Innovation Review — check at the bottom of this article for a link to a free webinar on this topic on January 25th, 2017, paid for by the Rockefeller Foundation. The Freedom, Insecurity, and Future of Independent … Continue reading

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1st of 2 Annapolis Stories: Washington Post: Woman, two teenagers charged in what police call a love-triangle slaying

Woman, two teenagers charged in what police call a love-triangle slaying The Md. mother enlisted the teens to plan the murder of her husband and their female housemate, officials say. http://wapo.st/1LdKSWZ A note from Bruce Potter

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