What does an LSD-style drug-induced ‘higher state of consciousness’ feel like? – The Guardian

The Guardian What does an LSD-style drug-induced 'higher state of consciousness' feel like?The Guardian“Neuroimaging locates the effects of psychedelics in the parts of the brain that deal with perception more than language; the onslaught of beauty can be ineffable.” Photograph: Alamy. Drugs. What does an LSD-style drug-induced 'higher state of …Brain scans reveal how psychedelic drugs […]

Fox stock holds steady following O’Reilly firing – WGEM

WGEM Fox stock holds steady following O'Reilly firingWGEM(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Posters featuring Bill O'Reilly are displayed at the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel after allegations that he sexually harassed women.Media|Bill O'Reilly Thrives at Fox News, Even as Harassment Settlements Add UpNew […]

Rounding up the Water, Clean Energy, and Climate Bills in the 85th Texas Legislative Session – Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Environmental Defense Fund (blog) Rounding up the Water, Clean Energy, and Climate Bills in the 85th Texas Legislative SessionEnvironmental Defense Fund (blog)Representative Larson's counterpart in the Senate, Charles Perry (R-Lubbock), Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs, filed Senate Bill (SB) 1511, which requires more hearings to get public input on […]

MCAD is just way too political

Conroe, April 20 – The re-appraisal of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s home from $110,000 to $573,000 overnight reveals just how political the Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) actually is. If you ever had any question whether MCAD acted at the behest of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, all doubt should leave you. After a […]

VP Pence praises Indonesia’s democratic, tolerant values

KEN THOMAS, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised Indonesia’s democracy and moderate form of Islam on Thursday alongside the president of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, reinforcing his message with a visit to the region’s largest mosque. Pence’s comments, though routine, had significance for Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” […]

BREAKING NEWS! MCAD miraculously “re-appraises” Doyal’s new home at $573,020!!!!!!! Will Doyal now consider reducing County spending, since he’s got to pay taxes on his home just like the rest of us?!

BREAKING NEWS! MCAD miraculously “re-appraises” Doyal’s new home at $573,020!!!!!!! Will Doyal now consider reducing County spending, since he’s got to pay taxes on his home just like the rest of us?!

Image: Craig Doyal’s lakefront home in Blue Heron Day miraculously grew in value from $110,000 (yesterday) to the new MCAD appraisal of $573,020!!!!!!! Conroe, April 20 – MCAD and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal “got caught with their pants” down yesterday (figuratively)! After The Golden Hammer exposed the ridiculously low appraisal of Doyal’s brand new lakefront […]

O’Reilly is out at Fox but influence endures; career too?

LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite the inglorious end to Bill O’Reilly’s two-decade Fox News Channel career, observers say his deep imprint on Fox and other cable news outlets and his influence on barbed political discourse are intact for the foreseeable future. Fired on Wednesday amid a drumbeat of sexual harassment […]

It’s Really, Really Good To Be King: Not Only Does Craig Doyal’s House Get a $110,000 Appraisal, But The “Yes Men” And “Yes Women” Genuflect To The “Royal Doyal”

It’s Really, Really Good To Be King: Not Only Does Craig Doyal’s House Get a $110,000 Appraisal, But The “Yes Men” And “Yes Women” Genuflect To The “Royal Doyal”

Image: The Royal Doyal pondering the taxes he’s saving FOR HIMSELF. Conroe, April 20 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, enjoyed a record number of readers yesterday largely thanks to the article “It’s Good To Be The King: Craig Doyal’s $110,000 House (With His Immediate Next Door Neighbor’s House Valued at $596,000.)” […]

How “open government” should work: from Stephanne’s mind’s inner recesses to enactment

Conroe, April 20 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport introduced the idea of a “reorganization” of her County Department, which has six employees, in early September, 2016. Her proposal faced much trouble and some opposition from the County’s Human Resources Department and from two of the members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The proposal finally […]

A youth revolt in France boosts the far right – Washington Post

Washington Post A youth revolt in France boosts the far rightWashington PostSongbirds flitted among the redbud trees. The wind tickled yellow flowers in fields of rapeseed. The medieval church clock clanged on the hour. Otherwise all was still in this one-boulangerie town in the French countryside when Marine Le Pen strode to …Your Complete Guide […]