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Cynthia Yildirim
Florence, Alabama USA
Geeky writer political chick
Interests: writing, blogging, photography, science, physics, psychology, politics, foreign-affairs, technology, social-media, facebook, twitter, stumbleupon, Redding, news, art, history, philosophy, humanity, people, second-life
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Republicans are restricting the voting rights of college students, clear voter suppression, and attack on voting rights. Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
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Nelson Mandela is a powerful African political figure, this post pays tribute to him. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Trayvon Martin Tribute Song Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Higgs Boson discovery is discussed in this science video. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Comical satire animation about Drones in US. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
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Mar 11, 2013
"34 people--at least--on average, every single day, are murdered by a handgun across the United States." That's just one of the sobering facts Pam Simon shares in this latest episode of EPIPHANY. Learn more about how Pam is trying to change our nation's gun laws without taking away gun owners'... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Pam Simon, a survivor of the 2011 Tucson Shooting that injured U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and killed six others, recounts her harrowing story and what life has been like for her since the tragic event. Subscribe to THNKR: http://goo.gl/EB0HM Follow THNKR on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thnkr Like THNKR on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thnkrtv Or... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is. Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
"The U.S. Army private accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty on Thursday to misusing classified material he felt "should become public," but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy."* Bradley Manning is facing prosecution for giving military information to Wikileaks. He's plead guilty to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
February 27, 2013 From my tweets: "Shame on CNN for replacing their best journalist Soledad O'Brien on Starting Point. She was what every journalist should inspire to be like." Soledad O'Brien deserves a voice in political journalism, CNN is making a mistake removing her from her morning show Starting Point.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
"The White House warned today of the threat posed by WikiLeaks, LulzSec, and other "hacktivist" groups that have the ability to target U.S. companies and expropriate confidential data."* Why aren't hackers in China being as actively pursued as hacktivists and people connected to Wikileaks? Well, who is exposing the unethical... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
February 13, 2013 This occurred on Feb. 12, 2013: "The unfinished business of fixing the economy dominated President Obama's State of the Union Address Tuesday night. He outlined his second-term agenda of proposals designed to create jobs, particularly for the middle class. Mr. Obama says he believes the economy only... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
--- Subscribe - it's FREE!! http://dft.ba/-minutephysics_sub Music by Nathaniel Schroeder http://soundcloud.com/drschroeder This List Is Incomplete: Big Red Button - http://inception.davepedu.com xkcd - http://xkcd.com/1131/ xkcd what if? - http://what-if.xkcd.com/3/ Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?... Empirical Zeal - http://www.empiricalzeal.com/ Sean Carroll - http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/b... Terry Tao - http://terrytao.wordpress.com/2012/12... It's Okay To Be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
--- Subscribe - it's FREE!! http://dft.ba/-minutephysics_sub Music by Nathaniel Schroeder http://soundcloud.com/drschroeder This List Is Incomplete: Big Red Button - http://inception.davepedu.com xkcd - http://xkcd.com/1131/ xkcd what if? - http://what-if.xkcd.com/3/ Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?... Empirical Zeal - http://www.empiricalzeal.com/ Sean Carroll - http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/b... Terry Tao - http://terrytao.wordpress.com/2012/12... It's Okay To Be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Microsoft Surface w/ Windows 8 Pro a FAIL? http://bit.ly/WkjaOE Chinese Hackers: http://bit.ly/Y5IpTe Lynx A 3D Camera Kickstarter http://kck.st/11jACJ0 5 Awesome SSDs for under $1/GB! http://bit.ly/13XdE8V Don't forget to check out the website! http://www.techoftomorrow.com Check TOT out on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/techoftomorrow Stay updated on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/techof_tomorrow --- Follow Blogger Cynthia Yildirim on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Feb 7, 2013 "John Brennan denied at his Senate confirmation hearing as CIA director accusations that he played a central role in the agency's torture of suspected terrorists, and suggested he was misled as a CIA senior official over the value of information obtained through waterboarding" John Brennan took questions... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
"This case concerns the most fundamental right the Constitution guarantees to citizens: the right not to be deprived of life without due process of law. Defendants respond with various arguments for dismissal of the case, but they all boil down to a single assertion: The Executive has the unilateral authority... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
January 12, 2013 Reddit CoFounder and Demand Progress Founder, Aaron Swartz has committed suicide, he was 26. He was well known for his brilliance, drive, and technical ability. He will be missed by all. Read some of his writings here on his site while it still is up: https://aaronsw.jottit.com/writings I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
January 09, 2013 Rep. Gabrille Giffords and her huband Mark Kelly, are now making an effort to get gun control passed in the United States, in the hopes of reducing gun violence. Support Gabrille Giffords in her effort to pass gun control in US! Also support Piers Morgan in his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
January 09, 2013 A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, injuring around 50 people, at least two critically. (Jan. 9) Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
I wrote a letter to my House reprentative in the state of Alabama. Here it is. I hope that it reaches him, and he sends me a response. January 05, 2013 Dear U.S. House Rep. Mo Brooks, I was disappointed to see your name among those that voted against Hurricane... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2013 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
My thoughts on guns, the media, mass shootings, and the NRA: The real power for gun law changes lies with our elected officials Senators and House Representatives in D.C., not with the NRA. The NRA only has so much power as they are given, the media should stop giving them... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2012 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
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Posted Dec 24, 2012 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog
Volunteers are pulling on their Santa hats, phone lines are in place and wall-size tracking screens are ready. NORAD Tracks Santa is primed for its 57th annual goodwill mission. (Dec. 24) --- Follow Blogger Cynthia Yildirim on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Stumbleupon, Pinterest, or check out her other blogs at Tumblr,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2012 at Cynthia Yildirim's Political Blog