About Rhonda Winter

Rhonda Winter was raised by wolves, and subsequently has difficulty interacting with other humans; she can also be found on and Twitter.

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Snowden NSA Leaks Lead Journalism 2014 Pulitzer Prizes

April 15th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes have been given to the Guardian and the Washington Post newspapers for a series of aggressively fearless articles exposing whistleblower Edward Snowden's leaks, which revealed the NSA's extensive global spying network

Rev. Billy and Church of Stop Shopping: Our Colony Collapse?

March 29th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping were in San Francisco recently; they spoke of a yawning deadly silence surrounding climate change, why it is so very important to engage with one another and loudly address this life threatening issue in public now

SF Celebrates Car Free Sunday Streets at Embarcadero

March 10th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Thousands of people converged upon San Francisco's waterfront last weekend to partake in another festive Sunday Streets public event, biking, skating, walking and dancing, while safely enjoying miles of car-free roadways

California Gun Safety Victory Bans High Capacity Clips

March 6th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Despite the efforts of the National Rifle Association to block a local ban on high capacity ammunition clips, a federal judge has dismissed the gun lobbyist group's lawsuit, and has ruled that the new weapons safety regulation will become law today in Sunnyvale, California

Jon Stewart Satirizes Food Stamp Cuts — Hilarious

March 5th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The US Farm Bill has proposed cutting 8.7 billion dollars in food aid, even though more families than ever before are struggling to just barely survive. However, Jon Stewart has done a superb job of illuminating the hilarious inanity of these cruel political actions

Jerry Brown Asks: How Many People Can Get Stoned?

March 3rd, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

While Brown was postulating about possible threats to the state's competitive edge if too many people start smoking legal weed, these words actually came out of his mouth: "How many people can get stoned, and still have a great state or a great nation

Amtrak Wants Military Vets to be 1/4 of Their Workforce

February 27th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Trains are my favorite method of travel, and Amtrak has given us another reason to feel good about riding the rails. Directly reaching out to one of our nation's most underserved populations, by 2015 Amtrak wants at least a quarter of its workers to be military veterans

Legal Marijuana Tax Revenue Far Exceeds Estimates

February 24th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The legal cannabis industry is economically flourishing in the first two US states that have already voted to legalize and regulate pot. The projected tax revenue generated this year in Colorado alone is nearly 30 million dollars more than had been previously anticipated

Hydraulic Fracturing Hypocrisy: Exxon CEO Says No to Fracking

February 22nd, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The dangerous gas mining process of hydraulic fracturing is threatening the fresh water supply on our planet. And though petrochemical companies still try to feebly claim that fracking is safe, in a most revealing move, Exxon's CEO is now fighting to stop hydraulic fracturing on his own land

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