Monthly Archives: June 2013

REVIEW: 100% Pure Black Tea Mascara

REVIEW: 100% Pure Black Tea Mascara

Most mainstream mascaras are made with a petroleum base, yes petroleum as in gasoline. While they do a good job to perk up lifeless lashes, they can cause allergic reactions and actually slow down the growth of the hair follicle in your eyelid– meaning you need more of it. I have been looking for a […]

Lindsey Rinehart: “My Children Were Taken From Me Because I Am An Activist”

Lindsey Rinehart: “My Children Were Taken From Me Because I Am An Activist”

PHOTO: Lindsey Rinehart, left, and Sarah Caldwell, right, make an emotional plea for the return of their children from foster care. Laustin is celebrating his 11th birthday, it is almost 80 degrees outside and sunny at his house in Boise, Idaho and his friends are over for a pool party. They run in and out […]

Helen Jane Evans’ Five Beauty Essentials

Helen Jane Evans’ Five Beauty Essentials

I recently read a terrifying article about antibacterial soap and how bad it is for you. I always knew this, germs are good, right? They make you have a nice happy immune system that can take on anything. Plus, I have seen studies show all the antibacterial-hysteria of the nation is creating “super-bugs” which are […]

In The Shadow Of Iraq: A Veteran’s Battle With PTSD

In The Shadow Of Iraq: A Veteran’s Battle With PTSD

Reposted with special permissions from Etc. Magazine, photos courtesy of Jacob Davis by Jacob Davis On March 19th, the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq–I woke up late again with a soggy T-shirt, courtesy of the racing thoughts and bad dreams which always prevent me from getting much rest. There never is any rest for the […]

Dear Chris Christie: Why Are You Preventing A Mother From Helping Her Suffering Toddler?

Dear Chris Christie: Why Are You Preventing A Mother From Helping Her Suffering Toddler?

“I’m very concerned, if we go down this slope of allowing minors to use this, where does it end?” – New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie Dear Chris Christie, In the land of Big Pharma, New Jersey, home to over 15 Major Pharmaceutical companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Bradley Pharmaceuticals and Merck & Co., you Governor […]

The Kingston Group: Inside Salt Lake City’s Assimilated FLDS Cult

The Kingston Group: Inside Salt Lake City’s Assimilated FLDS Cult

Polygamy is a common thread in the history of many major world religions. It was born not necessarily as a misogynist practice, but one in which encouraged rapid population growth. By one man marrying many women, many children could be born to grow an empire, create more laborers and assert the power of a tribe […]

How Black Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia Get Screwed By The War On Drugs

How Black Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia Get Screwed By The War On Drugs

During my pediatric rotation in nursing school, there was a young boy, about 12-years-old, whom I’ll refer to as Zackary*, who suffered from sickle cell anemia. He was African American, lived in the inner city, loved football and basketball and his favorite subject in school was science. He was just a regular kid who wanted […]

The Origins of K2 “Spice” Synthetic Cannabis And Why It Is So Dangerous

The Origins of K2 “Spice” Synthetic Cannabis And Why It Is So Dangerous

Its street names, appearing first in Europe around 2004 and in subsequent years on the streets of the United States, evoke cosmic experiences in far-off places: “K2” references the world’s second-highest mountain without any hint of the tranquility in the name of its taller neighbor, Everest; “Spice” alludes to the sci-fi novel Dune with its compelling descriptions […]

Advice For Pro-Marijuana Activist Moms

Advice For Pro-Marijuana Activist Moms

by Robin Schneider As a divorced mother with full custody of four wonderful children, being a pro-marijuana advocate is serious business. It takes dedication, discipline, courage and a lot of love to balance family and activism. It’s a fast paced life full of controversy and I must warn you–this life is not for everyone. When […]