Coffee comfort for voters.

Coffee Comfort

Coffee comfort for voters.


Coffee Comfort

Study: Coffee Source of Antioxidants

Cinnulin PF Cinnamon & CoffeeBerry Forte

Alameda Favorites

Alameda Marketplace

  • Natural Grocery Store — fresh and packaged organic foods
  • “Organic” Butcher Shop — grass fed, Nieman Ranch
  • Fresh Fish - many wild and safe varieties
  • Cheese and Wine Shop

Trader Joes

Neighborhood Grocery Stores with Foods and Beverages from the Exotic to the Basic. Often called "a store of stories," we travel the culinary seas to bring our customers unique, high quality products for great value.

Trader Joes is officially BLUE.

Favorite (strong) certified organic, shade grown French roast coffee: San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee.


The S.F. Bay coffee company’s owners run a program that has provided housing, clean drinking water, schools, and more in communities from Finca Irlanda in Mexico to Rincon de los Planes in Guatemala.

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The Rogers Family pledge:

“Crafting Great Coffee with Concern for Nature; Care for People; Respect for the Environment.”

President Jon B. Rogers resides in Alameda, California.

Coffee as Health Food?
Tea & Coffee, Vol 179, No. 6
June/July 2004

• Facts

Click here for the text of the United States Constitution

Original Intent

Revisionist rhetoric notwithstanding, the founders left God out of the Constitution—and it wasn’t an oversight.

By Susan Jacoby
Mother Jones Magazine December/January 2006

When the Supreme Court, in one of its most important decisions of 2005, ordered two Kentucky counties to dismantle courthouse displays of the Ten Commandments, Justice Antonin Scalia declared that the Court majority was wrong because the nation's historical practices clearly indicate that the Constitution permits "disregard of polytheists and believers in unconcerned deities, just as it permits the disregard of devout atheists."

The Constitution permits no such thing: It has nothing to say about God, gods, or any form of belief or nonbelief—apart from its absolute prohibition, in Article 6, against any religious test for public office and the First Amendment's familiar declaration that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." From reading Scalia, a Martian (or polytheist) might infer that the establishment clause actually concludes with the phrase "free exercise thereof—as long as the faithful worship one God whose eye is on the sparrow." The justice's impassioned dissent in McCreary County v. the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky is a revealing portrait of the historical revisionism at the heart of the Christian conservative campaign to convince Americans that the separation of church and state is nothing more than a lie of the secularist left.

For the 21st-century apostles of religious correctness, the godless Constitution—how could those framers have forgotten the most important three-letter word in the dictionary?—poses a formidable problem requiring the creation of tortuous historical fictions that include both subtle prevarication and bald-faced lies.

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Coffee comfort for voters.