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2015-02-09 23:04:19

Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), the leading mental health watchdog, has launched a new petition calling on lawmakers to institute policies that provide rights to California’s Foster

2014-10-03 20:21:24

Other California Newspapers Call Opposition Ad "Jaw-Droppingly Deceptive" and "Shamelessly Deceptive" DANVILLE, Calif., Oct.

2014-08-12 23:00:37

On August 8, 2014, the San Jose Mercury News reported that Jennifer Aniston vowed to stay away from cosmetic surgery procedures. Dr.

2013-12-18 23:03:52

Torrents Software SL Launches with $540k Angel Round Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 European based developer and social activist Pablo Soto,


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.