Saturday, April 30, 2011

• Arizona gets an official state gun. Is this really necessary?

Arizona Names the Colt Army Revolver Its Official State Gun - TIME NewsFeed
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Oh, Arizona. Now, in addition to an official state reptile (the Ridge-nosed rattlesnake) and official state neckwear (the bola tie), you can add an official state gun. As of Thursday, when Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed the measure into law, the Colt single-action army revolver became the official s
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An ‘end of history’ for liberal capitalism? — RT rt.com
Liberal democracy is all there is argued political economist and author Francis Fukuyama in 1992. Fukuyama’s theory claimed that neoliberal economic policies and liberal democracies were the “universal consensus.”
Top 10 Donald Trump Failures TIME ti.me
In October 1988, Donald Trump threw his wallet into the airline business by purchasing Eastern Air Shuttle, a service that for 27 years had run hourly flights between Boston, New York City and...
The Libyan War, American Power and the Decline of the Petrodollar System truthout.org
The present NATO campaign against Gaddafi in Libya has given rise to great confusion, both among those waging this ineffective campaign, and among those observing it. Many whose opinions I normally respect see this as a necessary war against a villain – though some choose to see Gaddafi as the villa
With Ginger! 'Won't poke holes in the seat with my heels, that's where we make love'-Marry The Night
Only 30% of Americans Blame Obama For The Recession www.politicususa.com
A new McClatchy/Marist poll found that Americans aren’t blaming Obama for the economy. 63% said that Obama inherited the recession, and 30% blamed him.


Space Shuttle Launch to Put Giant Ray Detector in Space on.natgeo.com
To be installed on the space station's starboard truss, NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will study high-energy particles that fly through space at nearly the speed of light—collecting seven gigabits of data per second.

Obama renews call for immigration action in Miami speech www.washingtonpost.com
President Obama repeatedly voiced his support for both a legislative pathway to citizenship for people in the United States illegally and making it easier for the children of illegal immigrants to gain legal status by serving in the U.S. military or graduating from college.

Amid the pomp and circumstance, there was still time for humor. See the funniest Royal Wedding tweets.

Ripping on the Royals: 10 Funniest Royal Wedding Tweets - TIME NewsFeed ti.me
What were people really thinking while Kate and William were at the altar?

Joint Chiefs of Staff: Spend Less on Military | Death and Taxes www.deathandtaxesmag.com
Leaders in thought ranging from Noam Chomsky to Barack Obama have advocated that America should start spending less on the military and more on education. America is stuck, the thinking goes, in a Cold-War era defense budget for heavy artillery that no longer makes sense in the modern world—all whil

Ripping on the Royals: 10 Funniest Royal Wedding Tweets - TIME NewsFeed ti.me
What were people really thinking while Kate and William were at the altar?
Billionaire CEO Adelson of casino operator Las Vegas Sands paid $11.4M in 2010 – Washington Post | L bit.ly
Billionaire CEO Adelson of casino operator Las Vegas Sands paid $11.4M in 2010Washington PostSands grew by opening a new casino-resort in Singapore, helping its
More Than 1 Billion People Are Hungry in the World - By Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo www.foreignpolicy.com
For many in the West, poverty is almost synonymous with hunger. Indeed, the announcement by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2009 that more than 1 billion people are suffering from hunger grabbed headlines in a way that any number of World Bank estimates of how many poor peopl
NJ Town Limits Conjugal Visits Between Roosters & Hens http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.huffingtonpost.com%2F&h=f9431
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A New Jersey town has adopted an ordinance that regulates when chickens and roosters can hook up in backyard henhouses. Roosters must show they're disease-free and they better not crow about their conquests.

The Libyan War, American Power and the Decline of the Petrodollar System truthout.org
The present NATO campaign against Gaddafi in Libya has given rise to great confusion, both among those waging this ineffective campaign, and among those observing it. Many whose opinions I normally respect see this as a necessary war against a villain – though some choose to see Gaddafi as the villa
Government’s Reponses to Tornadoes Is Praised by Those Affected nyti.ms
The response to tornadoes in the South has drawn little of the searing criticism aimed at federal agencies in 2005.
Space Shuttle Launch to Put Giant Ray Detector in Space on.natgeo.com
To be installed on the space station's starboard truss, NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will study high-energy particles that fly through space at nearly the speed of light—collecting seColumn: Anna Holmes on Donald Trump’s sexism wapo.st
COLUMN | The would-be GOP presidential contender has long shown a penchant for sexism.
ven gigabits of data per second.
Mitt Romney's Rusty Debut Joshua Green Politics The Atlantic www.theatlantic.com
He's back and demonstrating many of the weaknesses he showed the last time. But there were flashes of promise, too.

The New York TimesQuotation of the Day: “I am a royalist for the day.” --Kathy Gunn, 54, watching the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on a screen at a London cafe.

Royal Wedding Draws In Billions for a Day nyti.ms
The wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton was an impeccably choreographed occasion of ancient customs tweaked by modern developments.
Top 10 Donald Trump Failures TIME ti.me
In October 1988, Donald Trump threw his wallet into the airline business by purchasing Eastern Air Shuttle, a service that for 27 years had run hourly flights between Boston, New York City and...
TEA BAG PARTY = ZOMBIE NEOCONS IN DISGUISE ..... THEY WANT THEIR COUNTRY BACK TO THE WORST FINACIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION THAT'S WHY THEY WILL VOTE FOR THE SAME IDIOTS
2) Bush Tax Cuts Reduced Total Income By $2.7 Trillion
www.huffingtonpost.com
3) Millionaires to Obama: Tax us
In 2010, corporate profits will be as high as they have been since 1997. We will see whether the cash that industry is sitting on will be used to invest and grow and create jobs here at home or whether it will pay bonuses to senior executives while shipping jobs overseas HR
4) Warren Buffett: I 'Should Be Paying A Lot More In Taxes'
5) Anthony Weiner: GOP Public Option Opponents Should Give Up Their Medicare

6) US deficit shrinks nearly nine percent in fiscal 2010 Deficit News and Comment
7) RONALD RAYGUN AND G W BUSH DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY Increases in the National Debt Chart
http://www.lafn.org/gvdc/Natl_Debt_Chart.html
8) Bush admnistration caused the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression (deregulations and tax cuts) and spent 4 trillion dollars to elect Karzai and to arrest Saddam. Saddam didnt have WMD an Army and never attacked the US
9) "Since the GOP gave Obama less than 2 years to fix Bush's mistakes I'll give them less than two years to create jobs and fix the economy. Come on GOP get to it! Wave your little magic wand like you expected Obama to do and fix everything. .....The American People are waiting!"
Brianna Elaine Hector
10) 'Back in the 1980s Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan repeatedly complained that Ronald Reagan was running up the national debt in order to bankrupt the USA so that the Federal government could no longer afford any of its social programs, from Aid to Families with Dependent Children to Social Security to Medicare to veterans'
The Meritocracy Myth
www.ncsociology.org
According to the ideology of the American Dream, America is the land of limitless opportunity in which individuals can go as far as their own merit takes them. According to this ideology, you get out of the system what you put into it. Getting ahead is ostensibly based on individual merit, whic
Help the Animal victims of the Tornado devastated south.
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GOP No Jobs Clock | House Democrats
www.dems.gov
As we approach 100 days since the start of the 112th Congress, the House GOP majority has yet to bring a jobs bill to the floor for debate. Worse yet, their spending bill would destroy 700,000 American jobs and cut U.S. economic growth in half this year.
Giffords' rehab set back by shuttle delay? The Early Show CBS News
www.cbsnews.com
Obama appalled by tornado damage in Alabama
wapo.st Joint Chiefs of Staff: Spend Less on Military | Death and Taxes
www.deathandtaxesmag.com
Leaders in thought ranging from Noam Chomsky to Barack Obama have advocated that America should start spending less on the military and more on education. America is stuck, the thinking goes, in a Cold-War era defense budget for heavy artillery that no longer makes sense in the modern world—all whil
Mitt Romney's Rusty Debut Joshua Green Politics The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com
He's back and demonstrating many of the weaknesses he showed the last time. But there were flashes of promise, too
TEA BAG PARTY = ZOMBIE NEOCONS IN DISGUISE . THEY WANT THEIR COUNTRY BACK TO THE WORST FINACIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION ) Bush Tax Cuts Reduced Total Income By $2.7 Trillion
www.huffingtonpost.com
) Millionaires to Obama: Tax us href="http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/04/25/more_than_1_billion_people_are_hungry_in_the_world"
http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2068227_2068229,00.html
Top 10 Donald Trump Failures TIME ti.me
In October 1988, Donald Trump threw his wallet into the airline business by purchasing Eastern Air Shuttle, a service that for 27 years had run hourly flights between Boston, New York City and...
The Libyan War, American Power and the Decline of the Petrodollar System truthout.org
The present NATO campaign against Gaddafi in Libya has given rise to great confusion, both among those waging this ineffective campaign, and among those observing it. Many whose opinions I normally respect see this as a necessary war against a villain – though some choose to see Gaddafi as the villa
With Ginger! 'Won't poke holes in the seat with my heels, that's where we make love'-Marry The Night
Only 30% of Americans Blame Obama For The Recession www.politicususa.com
A new McClatchy/Marist poll found that Americans aren’t blaming Obama for the economy. 63% said that Obama inherited the recession, and 30% blamed him.


Space Shuttle Launch to Put Giant Ray Detector in Space on.natgeo.com
To be installed on the space station's starboard truss, NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will study high-energy particles that fly through space at nearly the speed of light—collecting seven gigabits of data per second.

Obama renews call for immigration action in Miami speech www.washingtonpost.com
President Obama repeatedly voiced his support for both a legislative pathway to citizenship for people in the United States illegally and making it easier for the children of illegal immigrants to gain legal status by serving in the U.S. military or graduating from college.

Amid the pomp and circumstance, there was still time for humor. See the funniest Royal Wedding tweets.

Ripping on the Royals: 10 Funniest Royal Wedding Tweets - TIME NewsFeed ti.me
What were people really thinking while Kate and William were at the altar?

Joint Chiefs of Staff: Spend Less on Military | Death and Taxes www.deathandtaxesmag.com
Leaders in thought ranging from Noam Chomsky to Barack Obama have advocated that America should start spending less on the military and more on education. America is stuck, the thinking goes, in a Cold-War era defense budget for heavy artillery that no longer makes sense in the modern world—all whil

Ripping on the Royals: 10 Funniest Royal Wedding Tweets - TIME NewsFeed ti.me
What were people really thinking while Kate and William were at the altar?
Billionaire CEO Adelson of casino operator Las Vegas Sands paid $11.4M in 2010 – Washington Post | L bit.ly
Billionaire CEO Adelson of casino operator Las Vegas Sands paid $11.4M in 2010Washington PostSands grew by opening a new casino-resort in Singapore, helping its
More Than 1 Billion People Are Hungry in the World - By Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo www.foreignpolicy.com
For many in the West, poverty is almost synonymous with hunger. Indeed, the announcement by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2009 that more than 1 billion people are suffering from hunger grabbed headlines in a way that any number of World Bank estimates of how many poor peopl
NJ Town Limits Conjugal Visits Between Roosters & Hens http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.huffingtonpost.com%2F&h=f9431
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A New Jersey town has adopted an ordinance that regulates when chickens and roosters can hook up in backyard henhouses. Roosters must show they're disease-free and they better not crow about their conquests.

The Libyan War, American Power and the Decline of the Petrodollar System truthout.org
The present NATO campaign against Gaddafi in Libya has given rise to great confusion, both among those waging this ineffective campaign, and among those observing it. Many whose opinions I normally respect see this as a necessary war against a villain – though some choose to see Gaddafi as the villa
Government’s Reponses to Tornadoes Is Praised by Those Affected nyti.ms
The response to tornadoes in the South has drawn little of the searing criticism aimed at federal agencies in 2005.
Space Shuttle Launch to Put Giant Ray Detector in Space on.natgeo.com
To be installed on the space station's starboard truss, NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will study high-energy particles that fly through space at nearly the speed of light—collecting seColumn: Anna Holmes on Donald Trump’s sexism wapo.st
COLUMN | The would-be GOP presidential contender has long shown a penchant for sexism.
ven gigabits of data per second.
Mitt Romney's Rusty Debut Joshua Green Politics The Atlantic www.theatlantic.com
He's back and demonstrating many of the weaknesses he showed the last time. But there were flashes of promise, too.

The New York TimesQuotation of the Day: “I am a royalist for the day.” --Kathy Gunn, 54, watching the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on a screen at a London cafe.

Royal Wedding Draws In Billions for a Day nyti.ms
The wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton was an impeccably choreographed occasion of ancient customs tweaked by modern developments.
Top 10 Donald Trump Failures TIME ti.me
In October 1988, Donald Trump threw his wallet into the airline business by purchasing Eastern Air Shuttle, a service that for 27 years had run hourly flights between Boston, New York City and...
TEA BAG PARTY = ZOMBIE NEOCONS IN DISGUISE ..... THEY WANT THEIR COUNTRY BACK TO THE WORST FINACIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION THAT'S WHY THEY WILL VOTE FOR THE SAME IDIOTS
2) Bush Tax Cuts Reduced Total Income By $2.7 Trillion
www.huffingtonpost.com
3) Millionaires to Obama: Tax us
In 2010, corporate profits will be as high as they have been since 1997. We will see whether the cash that industry is sitting on will be used to invest and grow and create jobs here at home or whether it will pay bonuses to senior executives while shipping jobs overseas HR
4) Warren Buffett: I 'Should Be Paying A Lot More In Taxes'
5) Anthony Weiner: GOP Public Option Opponents Should Give Up Their Medicare

6) US deficit shrinks nearly nine percent in fiscal 2010 Deficit News and Comment
7) RONALD RAYGUN AND G W BUSH DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY Increases in the National Debt Chart
http://www.lafn.org/gvdc/Natl_Debt_Chart.html
8) Bush admnistration caused the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression (deregulations and tax cuts) and spent 4 trillion dollars to elect Karzai and to arrest Saddam. Saddam didnt have WMD an Army and never attacked the US
9) "Since the GOP gave Obama less than 2 years to fix Bush's mistakes I'll give them less than two years to create jobs and fix the economy. Come on GOP get to it! Wave your little magic wand like you expected Obama to do and fix everything. .....The American People are waiting!"
Brianna Elaine Hector
10) 'Back in the 1980s Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan repeatedly complained that Ronald Reagan was running up the national debt in order to bankrupt the USA so that the Federal government could no longer afford any of its social programs, from Aid to Families with Dependent Children to Social Security to Medicare to veterans'
The Meritocracy Myth
www.ncsociology.org
According to the ideology of the American Dream, America is the land of limitless opportunity in which individuals can go as far as their own merit takes them. According to this ideology, you get out of the system what you put into it. Getting ahead is ostensibly based on individual merit, whic
Help the Animal victims of the Tornado devastated south.
Page: ‎1,034 people like this.
GOP No Jobs Clock | House Democrats
www.dems.gov
As we approach 100 days since the start of the 112th Congress, the House GOP majority has yet to bring a jobs bill to the floor for debate. Worse yet, their spending bill would destroy 700,000 American jobs and cut U.S. economic growth in half this year.
Giffords' rehab set back by shuttle delay? The Early Show CBS News
www.cbsnews.com
Obama appalled by tornado damage in Alabama
wapo.st Joint Chiefs of Staff: Spend Less on Military | Death and Taxes
www.deathandtaxesmag.com
Leaders in thought ranging from Noam Chomsky to Barack Obama have advocated that America should start spending less on the military and more on education. America is stuck, the thinking goes, in a Cold-War era defense budget for heavy artillery that no longer makes sense in the modern world—all whil
Mitt Romney's Rusty Debut Joshua Green Politics The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com
He's back and demonstrating many of the weaknesses he showed the last time. But there were flashes of promise, too
The Libyan War, American Power and the Decline of the Petrodollar System
http://truthout.org/libyan-war-american-...
The present NATO campaign against Gaddafi in Libya has given rise to great confusion, both among those waging this ineffective campaign, and among those observing it. Many whose opinions I normally respect see this as a necessary war against a villain though some choose to see Gaddafi as the villa
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Missile kills Khadafy's youngest son, grandkids; madman unharmed nyp.st
TRIPOLI, Libya A NATO missile struck a house in Tripoli where Moammar Khadafy and his wife were staying on Saturday, missing the Libyan leader but killing his youngest son and three grandchildren,
NJ Town Limits Conjugal Visits Between Roosters & Hens www.huffingtonpost.com
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. A New Jersey town has adopted an ordinance that regulates when chickens and roosters can hook up in backyard henhouses. Roosters must show they're disease-free and they better not crow about their conquests.Israel can redeem itself by recognizing a Palestinian state www.haaretz.com
Even if the Palestinians prove a disappointment and even if the move doesn’t yield immediate practical results, demonstrating goodwill would help Israel retrieve a moral standing in the eyes of the world.
ONLY IN AMERICA WHAT A SHAME ....A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY. THAT'S WHY THEY CHANGED THEIR OFFICIAL NAME TO THE GRAND OLD BAG PARTY. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS), DEREGULATIONS AND
BUSHS WARS (4 TRILLION DOLLARS) =THE WORST FINACIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION. 51 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT HCI = FASCISM
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY. THAT'S WHY THEY CHANGED THEIR OFFICIAL NAME TO THE GRAND OLD BAG PARTY. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS), DEREGULATIONS AND
BUSHS WARS (4 TRILLION DOLLARS) =THE WORST FINACIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION. 51 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT HCI = FASCISM BRUNETTE VOLTA REDONDA
If there's a shutdown, John Boehner's $223,500 salary means he would still make $612 a day for not working. Which is pretty awesome work (non-work) if you can get it. How much do you make for not working? I'd always assumed the answer was "zero", based on my own experience.
They are not our rulers or parents. They are not above, but below us.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg those who hope Obama fails are 'sick TAVIS SMILEY | Mayor Michael Bloomberg | PB www.youtube.com
New York City's mayor offers his assessment of President Obama's performance thus far.Mayor Bloomberg those who hope Obama fails are 'sick TAVIS SMILEY | Mayor Michael Bloomberg | PB www.youtube.com
New York City's mayor offers his assessment of President Obama's performance thus far.Voyagers 1 & 2 are set to enter interstellar space. Here's the Voyager Interstellar Mission website for your perusal if you are interested:
Voyager The Interstellar Mission voyager.jpl.nasa.gov
.. The monarchy is representative of class rule, inequality and the historic privilege of the aristocracy GATES
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Stephen Covey

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.
Napoleon Hill
South Lies in Ruins From Tornadoes
Over 300 people are dead across seven states as the search for bodies continues, including here in the tornado-ravaged town of Concord, Ala. AP
Libya rebel oil cargo heads for China, buyer remains a mystery | News by Country | Reuters af.reuters.com
A tanker with the first major oil shipment from rebel-held east Libya is expected to arrive in China next week, traders said on Friday, but it remain unclear who the buyer of the cargo is.
for a true meritocracy-there is an assumption of a "level playing field" that just isn't the case-the playing field is more like one of those ball maze games-and the rich have a thumb holding down one corner,so all the balls(money in the system) roll into their hole.
This has always been a sham. My IQ is quite high, academies were vying for my parents' dollar when I was growing up, reading fluently before I was in kindergarten yet I still have to struggle to make a living wage. I've a brother in law who owns his own company and struggles to make all his clients happy, investing 14 16 hour days. He is not a millionaire.metamorfose lacerdacia m.. The monarchy is representative of class rule, inequality and the historic privilege of the aristocracy
Sir David and Karl Marx FROSSARD
Donald Trump’s remarks about Obama could hurt his businesses - Chicago Sun-Times
http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/zw...
BILL ZWECKER: Even though his team insists Donald Trump’s controversial comments about President Obama’s birth certificate and college transcripts have had no effect on the real estate mogul and TV personality’s businesses, various sources indicate a boycott of all things Trump could be gaining mo
Santos AmaruKENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. President Barack Obama met with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Friday, a few hours after NASA officials scrubbed the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s planned launch because of a problem with heaters in an auxiliary power unit, pushing back the mission at least 72 hours.

VIP crowd heads to shuttle launch Jonathan Allen www.politico.com
The shuttle Endeavour and Gabrielle Giffords's husband, Mark Kelly, prepare for a 3:47 p.m. blastoff.
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The monarchy is representative of class rule, inequality and the historic privilege of the aristocracy
Who do you think would do a better job of dealing with the U.S. budget - Republicans or Democrats?

Americans favor Republicans' handling of budget: poll www.reuters.com
Americans say Republicans in Congress would do a better job than Democrats in dealing with the U.S. budget, according to a poll released on Friday that shows President Barack Obama's party at a disadvantage as lawmakers near another showdown over federal spending.
More Backlash: David Letterman Considers Banning Trump For His ‘Racist’ Comments
www.mediaite.com
David Letterman and his guest Dr. Phil discussed Donald Trump's recent allegations that Barack Obama was admitted into Ivy League schools despite being a very poor student. Letterman joined many other media personalities who have criticized Trump's suggestion as being racist, though Dr. Phil defende
• Debt ceiling: More Democrats threaten to vote against raising borrowing limit
http://www.washingtonpost.com/
Defying the White House, the senators are joining Republicans in calling for deficit reductions as a condition for lifting $14.3 trillion ceiling.
House GOP mulls plan to hike debt limit every two months
thehill.com
House Republicans are considering a plan to grant only incremental increases to the federal debt limit in a bid to extract more concessions on spending cuts and budgetary reform from the Obama administration.
Debt ceiling: More Democrats threaten to vote against raising borrowing limit Defying the White House, the senators are joining Republicans in calling for deficit reductions as a condition for lifting $14.3 trillion ceiling.
Exxon Profit Up 69 Percent as Gas and Oil Prices Boost Top Five Oil Companies www.commondreams.org
Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell today reported first-quarter profit increases of 69 percent and 30 percent, respectively, from the same period last year. With rising gas and oil prices, analysts expected the five biggest oil companies with Exxon as the largest to report that they are swimmin

Exxon Mobil profit soars along with gas prices www.washingtonpost.com
Exxon Mobil reports a first-quarter profit of $10.7 billion, a 69 percent jump from the year before.


Patrick Flanagan and Telling Dick Cheney to Shut the Hell Up (by Leftake.com) shared a link.

Trump's Companies Filed Bankruptcy 4 Times abcnews.go.com
Not all of Trump's business ventures have been constant money-makers. In fact, the multi-billionaire and possible 2012 presidential candidate has filed for bankruptcy four times.

Telling Dick Cheney to Shut the Hell Up (by Leftake.com)Wait, FOUR bankruptcies? And THIS is the "financial genius" who's supposed to save America?

Seriously, if a baseball player strikes out four times in row, are you really gonna put him up to the plate in the World Series?

Hmmm... how do we know he's not bankrupt now? I demand to see his tax returns! The ahem "long form" ones! ;)
The Hill Newspaper
Conservative activist Grover Norquist is pushing the debt-limit proposal as a way to extract more concessions from Democrats.
House GOP mulls plan to hike debt limit every two months
thehill.com
House Republicans are considering a plan to grant only incremental increases to the federal debt limit in a bid to extract more concessions on spending cuts and budgetary reform from the Obama administration.House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan endorsed ending subsidies for oil companies at a town hall meeting on Thursday, allowing Democrats to put more pressure on Republicans on the subject.

Paul Ryan endorses cutting oil subsidies
www.cbsnews.com
The House Budget Committee Chairman said at a town hall meeting that oil companies shouldn't get subsidies, giving Democrats an opening to press...Breaking News
NASA has scrubbed space shuttle Endeavour's final launch by at least 48 hours; Rep. Giffords, Obama were to watch from Cape Canaveral - NBC


President Barack Obama visited Alabama today and promises more assistance in the six states ravaged by the series of storms which have claimed 300 lives:
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“You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you. If you don’t have that kind of feeling for what it is you are doing, you’ll stop at the first giant hurdle.”

On this day, God wants you to know
... that sometimes a break from your routine is the very thing you need. Try something new. Do something fun. Be adventurous. These breaks can bring renewed energy into your work and your life.
Exxon Profit Up 69 Percent as Gas and Oil Prices Boost Top Five Oil Companies www.commondreams.org
Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell today reported first-quarter profit increases of 69 percent and 30 percent, respectively, from the same period last year. With rising gas and oil prices, analysts expected the five biggest oil companies with Exxon as the largest to report that they are swimmin

Compiled by Olivia Bergin
The Prime Minister’s wife, Samantha Cameron, chose a silk pleated dress by British label Burberry, which she accessorised with a dazzling orange scarf, a statement necklace and hair-clip both by Erickson Beamon, and shoes by high street retailer Aldo.
Follow all the latest fashion and beauty news from the royal wedding

.. The monarchy is representative of class rule, inequality and the historic privilege of the aristocracy
Sir David and Karl Marx

Phoenix Police Department should downsize, firm says www.azcentral.com
Phoenix Police Department should downsize, firm says, Report says department could reallocate" almost a quarter of jobs if officers worked five 8-hour shifts. CNN
President Obama will travel to Alabama today, as the storms are being compared to the “super outbreak” of tornadoes in 1974. See how emergency teams are assisting in recovery efforts http://on.cnn.com/jL2i01 and how you can help with Impact Your World

Obama to visit Alabama as South reels in tornado aftermath; 300 killed on.cnn.com
President Barack Obama plans to visit Alabama on Friday, the hardest-hit of six states ravaged by a series of storms and tornadoes that killed 300 people and left entire neighborhoods in ruins.

UK cops arrest professor for planning ‘zombie wedding,’ mock execution during royal ceremony www.rawstory.com
Over a dozen British police officers engaged in a "pre crime" arrest of a university professor and a street theater group yesterday, in what activists called a "Minority Report" style crackdown ahead of the royal wedding.


• Patrick Flanagan and Telling Dick Cheney to Shut the Hell Up (by Leftake.com) shared a link.

Trump's Companies Filed Bankruptcy 4 Times
abcnews.go.com
Not all of Trump's business ventures have been constant money-makers. In fact, the multi-billionaire and possible 2012 presidential candidate has filed for bankruptcy four times.

Telling Dick Cheney to Shut the Hell Up (by Leftake.com)
Wait, FOUR bankruptcies? And THIS is the "financial genius" who's supposed to save America?

Seriously, if a baseball player strikes out four times in row, are you really gonna put him up to the plate in the World Series?

Hmmm... how do we know he's not bankrupt now? I demand to see his tax returns! The ahem "long form" ones! ;)

Thursday, April 28, 2011

http://www.ncsociology.org/sociationtoday/v21/merit.htm
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/25/why-markets-cant-cure-healthcare/

"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federa.........l workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits and being stymied by Congress Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS

Karl Rove: Birther Issue Turned Donald Trump Into A ‘Joke Candidate’


jardim camélia"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federa.........l workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits and being stymied by Congress Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS

Karl Rove: Birther Issue Turned Donald Trump Into A ‘Joke Candidate’Social justice reaches beyond redistribution of wealth. The idea behind social justice is equality, both political and social (in relation to one another. That is what social means here.) It is accurate that many social justice theorists (Rawls being ...the prime example) argue that some degree of redistribution is necessary to achiev......e social justice. So did, however, John Locke in his second treatise on government.

A FEDERAL TORT REFORM IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL WITHOUT AN AMENDMENT
Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System www.commondreams.org
A nation that destroys its systems of education, degrades its public information, guts its public libraries and turns its airwaves into vehicles for cheap, mindless amusement becomes deaf, dumb and blind. It prizes test scores above critical thinking and literacy. It celebrates rote vocational train

Boycotting Trump mariopiperni.com
We don’t have to blame “the media” for dealing with this issue. We have to blame NBC Entertainment. They need to dump Trump from his primetime news show. He’s a poison toad on the airwaves. What corporate sponsor is going to be buying ad time for Donald Trump’s show. Any company that goes into Tru

U.S. says Gaddafi troops raping, issued Viagra: envoys
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/2...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) The U.S. envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council on Thursday that troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi were increasingly engaging in sexual violence and

Endeavour launch is out to find secrets to the universe www.miamiherald.com
Friday’s launch of the space shuttle Endeavour will gather the president, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other dignitaries to see a rocket launch a giant magnet into space.

Endeavour launch is out to find secrets to the universe

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/27/21...
Friday’s launch of the space shuttle Endeavour will gather the president, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other dignitaries to see a rocket launch a giant magnet into space.

WRI Launches InnoCentive Challenge on Communications for Climate Adaptation
WRI recently posted an InnoCentive Challenge aimed at helping local communities across the globe adapt to changing climate conditions over the next years and decades. The InnoCentive team asked Eliot Metzger, who manages WRI’s research on the Next Practic...e Collaborative, to talk a bit more about the Challenge. This post originally appeared on the InnoCentive Perspectives on Innovation blog. Can you tell us a bit more about World Resources Institute and in particular the Next Practice Collaborative and its role in advancing your mission? Sure. WRI is a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. We work with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. WRI’s transformative ideas protect the earth and promote development because sustainability is essential to meeting human needs and fulfilling human aspirations in the future. The Next Practice Collaborative is a project we’ve been developing at WRI to help accelerate innovation and the economic transformations needed to tackle the environmental challenges we face. The Next Practice concept is something that WRI’s late board member CK Prahalad championed as a way of thinking about the mega-trends that will affect all of us—like climate change impacts, or population growth—and the business opportunities in moving well beyond what we see as ‘best practice’ today. One of those big opportunities and a priority for our work on next practices is advancing solutions that help economies and communities adapt to the impacts of climate change. Can you tell us why you chose to look to InnoCentive’s global Solver network to find a solution to this Challenge? Actually, the network was interesting to us for a few reasons. First and foremost, we were intrigued by the potential for finding fresh, creative solutions using an open innovation approach. Innovation is one of WRI’s core values and this was a chance for us to try a new innovation platform to develop climate change solutions. There is a limited universe of people thinking about climate change adaptation and we thought it would be great to expand that universe to include Solvers in several different countries, with different perspectives and areas of expertise. And with our interest in creating a communication platform to share climate change impacts, needs, and solutions, we wanted to access a community of people with a wide range of knowledge and experience. Especially since this is a Challenge that really doesn’t fall into just one or two disciplines. We expect there are lots of great ideas out there among people who have expertise relating to information and communications technologies, or who have experience working with databases, or engaging communities. This is a great opportunity to connect with those people to try to solve some really important and complex problems. There is sometimes debate about how serious climate change is, and how much of an impact it will have. Would you care to share your views on this? While there was a lot of media clamor last year about the science of climate change, the facts are that several thorough, independent reviews have all concluded that the basic climate science and its fundamental findings remain on solid ground. WRI focuses on what the science suggests makes sense to do today to not only reduce the risk of catastrophic climate shifts, but also help people adapt to the changes already occurring. That includes finding ways to reduce emissions that are disrupting the climate system and preparing for changes likely to occur. Already we are seeing early indications of rising sea levels, longer heat waves, and more extreme weather events. Many of these changes are expected to accelerate and persist over the next several decades, and we know that many of the world’s most economically vulnerable populations will be hit hardest. And regardless of one’s opinion on climate change, the transition to a clean energy, climate-resilient economy can reduce economic risk, drive innovation, and offer opportunities for economic development. Can you give us some real life examples of the community-specific problems caused by climate change that might benefit from this Challenge? Well, a colleague of mine at WRI is from Nepal. Nepal and a number of neighboring and nearby countries, like India and Bangladesh, are facing changes in the seasonal monsoon rains that have far-reaching impacts on people in the region. He recently went to visit communities in Bangladesh where flooding has become more and more disruptive to their way of life. Local villagers told him the frequency and intensity of floods were increasing and flood waters would remain high for months, affecting people in all kinds of essential ways: access to land and food became severely limited, children were often unable to get to school, and even basic health and sanitation needs become extremely difficult to meet in these conditions. My colleague did come back with some bit of good news, though. Several groups and individuals are beginning to find ways of adapting to the floods. Households are trying new methods of growing vegetables on beds of floating water hyacinths. Some aid agencies had assisted the poorest families in raising their houses above the seasonal flood lines, prompting other families in the community to do the same. A group of local women had formed a cooperative to pool finances and create new economic opportunities with microloans for livestock and other assets. Floating beds known as baira allow villagers to continue growing vegetables when flood waters are high. Photo: Aarjan Dixit Communities like these are desperately trying to adapt to climate change. The community my colleague visited is still having trouble meeting education needs and basic public health needs amid more intense, extended flood seasons. You can imagine that an effective communication platform could help gather information about these needs and share it with those in the public and private sector who can help provide people with strategies, tools, and technologies that will make the community more resilient in a changing climate. The impacts of climate change are so varied while some communities might experience droughts, others will be facing rising sea levels. How does your Challenge address such a variation in problems? That’s a good question, and one we hope the Solvers can help answer as well. Our theory is that a communication platform can be flexible enough to communicate any number of needs and connect communities with any number of solutions. You think about all the things that something like a cell phone can do these days and it is just amazing. Although not all vulnerable communities will have access to mobile networks, there are still means of establishing strong communication channels and tailoring them to share information about local climate change impacts and needs. Our Challenge is really about connecting information among people who will act on it and produce solutions. WRI works with many partners – public and private, large and small. Can you comment on the role that these partners will play in this Challenge, particularly in any plans for implementation? Those plans will really depend on the types of solutions that look most promising. WRI partners with organizations around the world that can help us put our ideas and research into action, and we rely on those partners to play a central role in helping implement these solutions and build them to a scale that will have global impacts. With this Challenge, you can imagine a number of scenarios for implementation. One approach might be a broad partnership among local community and civil society representatives, national government agencies, and the private sector (both large and small businesses) who can establish a global platform. There may also be reasons and opportunities to road test the winning solution with a local network of communities with whom WRI has built a relationship, bringing in additional partners and funders to develop and roll-out the solution in other markets. A focused partnership with a few key stakeholders would help test the platform. It may be interesting, for example, to bring together a few companies that have information and communication capacities, several local communities that have urgent climate adaptation needs, and the government agencies that are working to increase climate resiliency. Lots of exciting possibilities and we look forward to seeing what comes next. Click here for more information on WRI’s InnoCentive Challenge See More
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U.S. says Gaddafi troops raping, issued Viagra: envoys www.reuters.com
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.S. envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council on Thursday that troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi were increasingly engaging in sexual violence and
Endeavour launch is out to find secrets to the universe www.miamiherald.com
Friday’s launch of the space shuttle Endeavour will gather the president, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other dignitaries to see a rocket launch a giant magnet into space.
Louisiana Republican: Ban Abortion, Sterilize Poor Women and Pay the Wealthy to Procreate www.care2.com
Louisiana Ste Rep. John Labruzzon has authored a bill to ban all abortion in the state. He also proposes the government pay poor women to be sterilized and wealthier couples to have more children.
ACLU defends cancer patient fired for legal marijuana use | The Raw Story www.rawstory.com
The American Civil Liberties Union urged a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday to reinstate a lawsuit against Wal Mart and a manager in Michigan for firing an employee who used medical marijuana in accordance with state law.
LIVE: Carolina Panthers select Cam Newton with first pick in NFL Draft content.usatoday.com
The Panthers selected the Auburn star and 2010 Heisman Trophy winner with the No. 1 pick.Banks Play Shell Game with Taxpayer Dollars sanders.senate.gov
BURLINGTON, Vt., April 26 A study requested by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) found numerous instances during the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 when banks took near zero-interest funds from the Federal Reserve and then loaned money back to the federal government on sweetheart terms for the ba
The Raw StoryFormer Wal-Mart employee Joseph Casias used marijuana to treat the symptoms of an inoperable brain tumor and sinus cancer.

ACLU defends cancer patient fired for legal marijuana use | The Raw Story www.rawstory.com
The American Civil Liberties Union urged a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday to reinstate a lawsuit against Wal-Mart and a manager in Michigan for firing an employee who used medical marijuana in accordance with state law.

Reuben Traynham via Tina Bushand if your a woman and a republican please tell me why again......

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Louisiana Ste Rep. John Labruzzon has authored a bill to ban all abortion in the state. He also proposes the government pay poor women to be sterilized and wealthier couples to have more children.
USA TodayWhat do you think of Carolina's pick? What kind of NFL career do you think Cam Newton will have?
LIVE: Carolina Panthers select Cam Newton with first pick in NFL Draft content.usatoday.com
The Panthers selected the Auburn star and 2010 Heisman Trophy winner with the No. 1 pick.
President Barack Obama's choice of General David Petraeus as CIA director will bolster his national security team with a Republican favorite who is sometimes seen as a future White House aspirant.
In Petraeus, a CIA pick with political heft www.reuters.com
Exxon earns nearly $11B in 1Q, best since '08 www.cbsnews.com
Schieffer: Racism underlying Trump's assertions www.cbsnews.com
Bob Schieffer says Birther and new `bad grades` slams by Donald Trump on Obama have strains of racism
Exxon earns nearly $11B in 1Q, best since '08 www.cbsnews.com
Breaking News Headlines: Business, Entertainment & World News - CBS News
President Barack Obama's choice of General David Petraeus as CIA director will bolster his national security team with a Republican favorite who is sometimes seen as a future White House aspirant.
In Petraeus, a CIA pick with political heft www.reuters.com
Schieffer: Racism underlying Trump's assertions www.cbsnews.com
Bob Schieffer says Birther and new `bad grades` slams by Donald Trump on Obama have strains of racism CBS News‎"That's just code for saying he got into law school because he's black. This is an ugly strain of racism that's running through this whole thing. We can hope that kind of comes to an end too, but we'll have to see," Schieffer said. What do you think?

Schieffer: Racism underlying Trump's assertions www.cbsnews.com
Bob Schieffer says Birther and new `bad grades` slams by Donald Trump on Obama have strains of racism
Texas Tribune‎"These teachers go through four years of college, earn their teaching degree, go teach, and then they're fired. But they're not told why," Gallegos said. "It's not fair to the teachers."

Senate OKs Teacher Evaluations, by Andrew Weber www.texastribune.org
The Senate passed a bill today designed to ensure that all public school educators make the grade by creating a teacher evaluation system.

President Barack Obama's choice of General David Petraeus as CIA director will bolster his national security team with a Republican favorite who is sometimes seen as a future White House aspirant.

In Petraeus, a CIA pick with political heft www.reuters.com
The pick put a quick end to occasional Washington speculation that the commanding general in Afghanistan might ride to the rescue of Republicans as a 2012 White House or vice presidential candidate against Obama.
As the UK counts down to the royal wedding, we're keeping up with the latest news. Today: the Royal Couple is attempting to “block out the terror of having two billion people” watch them. Also: UFO's! Make that two billion people and a flyer saucer full of aliens.

Royal Wedding Countdown: The Latest News thebea.st
A royal feud (over a tiara!), the wedding route through town, and the nuptials’ whopping boost to the British economy.
Exxon earned nearly $11 billion in the first quarter, a performance likely to land it in the center of the national debate over high gasoline prices.

Exxon earns nearly $11B in 1Q, best since '08 www.cbsnews.com
Exxon earns nearly $11B in 1Q, best since '08

• Tea Party: Don’t Let Renters Vote - CBS MoneyWatch.com
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What to know what the Tea Party says about foreclosures and the housing crisis? Nearly two years to go until the next Presdential Election and alread

Dana Ribar Just when you thought these people couldn't get any more insanely ridiculous...

• Dana Ribar Just when you thought these people couldn't get any more insanely ridiculous... Reuben Traynham via Tina Bush
and if your a woman and a republican please tell me why again......

Louisiana Republican: Ban Abortion, Sterilize Poor Women and Pay the Wealthy to Procreate
Louisiana Ste Rep. John Labruzzon has authored a bill to ban all abortion in the state. He also proposes the government pay poor women to be sterilized and wealthier couples to have more children.
TRIBUTE TO JIMMY CARTER, A GIANT OF OUR TIME
TRIBUTE TO AL GORE, A GIANT OF OUR TIME
TRIBUTE TO BILL CLINTON
TRIBUTE TO BARACK OBAMA, BARRY ROCKS, BARRY RULES
ARPAIO, RUSSELL, BREWER, MCCAIN, MURDOCH, RUSH, GLENN AND PALIN = THE EXCREMENT OF HUMANITY
ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS, THATS WHY EUROPEANS CONSIDER AMERICA A PIECE OF CRAP
Taliban Prison Break Sets Hundreds Free at Afghan Prison
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The Taliban staged a bold prison break in Afghanistan, freeing nearly 500 prisoners, officials said.Help Yourself, Help Others via SAMHSA
Press Release: Nealy two-thirds of America's 2 million adolescents suffering from major depressive episodes in the past year did not receive treatment.

Nearly two-thirds of America’s 2 million adolescents suffering from major depressive episodes in the
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SAMHSA Newsroom Press Release
Reality Intrudes On Trump Show: Donald, a hypochondriac, presses the flesh in New Hampshire - Peyser (PHOTO) http://nyp.st/k6peMt

Reality intrudes on Donald show nyp.st
NOWHERE, USA Like a thunderbolt crashing from an angry sky, Donald Trump materialized out of a thick fog in a one-horse New England town yesterday to prove to America he has such a common touch,
ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS, THATS WHY EUROPEANS CONSIDER AMERICA A JOKE
The annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," originally designed to help promote the education of girls, became so popular that it now includes boys. Are there similar programs in your country?

Americans Are Taking Their Children to Work | IIP Digital goo.gl
Americans show their children the rich variety of careers waiting for them when they enter the work force through Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on April 28.
Un milione in piazza per Wojtyla "Rischio terrorismo, ma Roma sicura" | CNN Italy
http://www.cnnitaly.it/content/un-milion...
Il bilancio dei prepativi sulla sicurezza illustrato dal capo della polizia Antonio Manganelli. Cecchini sui tetti, duemila uomini delle forze dell'ordine

Widow 'overwhelmed' by news that husband delivered baby Obama news.blogs.cnn.com
The widow of the doctor whose signature is on President Obama's birth certificate was honored to learn of her husband's role in bringing the future president into the world and hoped the document would end debate over his citizenship.
Dozens of tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system wiped out entire towns across a wide swath of the South, killing at least 197 people, and officials said today they expect the death toll to rise.

Deep South ravaged by storms www.cbsnews.com
Alabama hardest-hit by tornado-spawning storms - 61 dead in that state alone as twister tears through Tuscaloosa
ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS, THATS WHY EUROPEANS CONSIDER AMERICA A JOKE ......................................................................
ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS, THATS WHY EUROPEANS CONSIDER AMERICA A JOKE ......................................................................
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NLRB Seeks to Overturn Voter-Approved Secret Ballot Laws in Arizona, South Dakota www.cnsnews.com
‎(CNSNews.com) – The National Labor Relations Board is seeking an unprecedented expansion of powers in a lawsuit to overturn voter-approved constitutional amendments in at least two states guaranteeing the secret ballot for union elections, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley said.

Delfinarios: cárceles acuáticas // AnimaNaturalis.org http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.animanaturalis.org%2F&h=bbd75
Todo el público que paga una entrada a estos parques o delfinarios, apoya con su dinero a la explotación y esclavitud de los delfines, que sólo actúan o ejecutan lo que el espectáculo manda para recibir comida. Un animal saciado no actúa: debe tener hambre para buscar su recompensa. El público, eufó...

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Just for wolf beauty / Seulement pour la beauté des loups ! “The soul is the same in all living creatures,
although the body of each is different.”

Hippocrates
Wolf is not yours, is not mine. He does belong to Nature sister as a folk animal parent’s and for us, human being, he’s a loving living symbol, fidelity either, unity as well, and for sure a Coherency one’s. Le loup n'est ni à vous ni à moi ; le loup n'a...ppartient qu'à lui-même ; il est un enfant de Soeur Nature, un parent du peuple animal et pour nous autres les Hommes, il est un symbole vivant d'Amour, de fidélité, d'unité et de cohérence. Wolfen Warrior Spirit S.L.P.See More
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Un milione in piazza per Wojtyla "Rischio terrorismo, ma Roma sicura" | CNN Italy
http://www.cnnitaly.it/content/un-milion...
Il bilancio dei prepativi sulla sicurezza illustrato dal capo della polizia Antonio Manganelli. Cecchini sui tetti, duemila uomini delle forze dell'ordine,...Op-Ed Contributor Lynn Peril writes, "In 20-some years as an office worker, I’ve made coffee when the pot has run dry, asked clients if they’d like a cup, and picked up an extra for my boss when getting myself one. But others have it harder."

Do Secretaries Have a Future? nyti.ms
Technology has transformed the office, but making coffee is still a chore.
Perchè solo i calciatori dovrebbero accompagnarsi a donne bellissime? O forse è vera la diceria secondo cui Bella = stupida? Cerchi una donna attraente ma che sappia farti ridere? Presto detto, è qui: What we're not being told about Paul Ryan's Medicare plan | Dean Baker | Comment is free | guardian. Dean Baker: The mainstream media has failed to report that the Ryan plan is a privatisation programme that will hand $30tn to insurers

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS, THATS WHY EUROPEANS CONSIDER AMERICA A JOKE ‎
Amazing Grace Performed with Incredible Blacklight Hands So Awesome!
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If you liked the blacklight hands performance from a few days ago, you will love this one featuring Amazing Grace My Chains are Gone by Chris Tomlin. Beautiful and awesome show...definitely worth checking out!


Amazing Grace Performed with Incredible Blacklight Hands So Awesome!
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If you liked the blacklight hands performance from a few days ago, you will love this one featuring Amazing Grace My Chains are Gone by Chris Tomlin. Beautiful and awesome show...definitely worth checking out!ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS, THATS WHY EUROPEANS CONSIDER AMERICA A JOKE ...................................ONLY IN AMERICA, A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILLIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Bill Maher To Letterman: ‘Tea Baggers’ Are ‘Corporate America’s Useful Idiots’
David Letterman gleefully sprung open a can of worms on his show by asking liberal host Bill Maher about his Tea Party pals...
"Birther" claims debunked in new report
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Despite polls showing growing doubts, CNN investigation concludes that Obama was indeed born in Hawaii
International Living
Healthcare: USA vs the Word. US Healthcare vs. the Rest of the World | Business Pundit
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Compared to other countries, the United States is considered advanced in many areas. However, when it comes to affordable healthcare, it can't hold...Yet another investigation has determined that, contrary to claims by "birthers," there is no doubt that President Obama was born in the United States.
David Letterman gleefully sprung open a can of worms on his show by asking liberal host Bill Maher about his Tea Party pals...
Supreme Court won't jump into health care fray for now
Supreme Court won't jump into health care fray for now
Bill Maher To Letterman: ‘Tea Baggers’ Are ‘Corporate America’s Useful Idiots’ David Letterman gleefully sprung open a can of worms on his show by asking liberal host Bill Maher about his Tea Party pals...

U.S. Home Prices, Sung As Opera www.npr.org
The Case-Shiller home price index is a powerful way to look at the story of housing in America. But when we go on the radio to talk about home prices, a graph isn't much good to us nobody can see it. So we converted the Case Shiller graph into musical notes.
IRAN: American hiker, released on bail after being detained in 2009, is subpoenaed for court hearing
A woman who was among three Americans detained by Iranian forces in 2009 on suspicion of spying is wanted back in Iran for a court hearing in May, a news agency reported Tuesday. Subpoenas issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry indicate Sarah Shourd's pres...See More
Source: Babylon and Beyond
Published: 2011-04-26 20:56:50 GMT

IRAN: American hiker, released on bail after being detained in 2009, is subpoenaed for court hearing...
http://lat.ms/h1QQ5V
A woman who was among three Americans detained by Iranian forces in 2009 on suspicion of spying is wanted back in Iran for a court hearing in May, a news agency reported Tuesday. Subpoenas issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry...

Monday, April 25, 2011

Americans raiding retirement funds early
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Nearly one in five Americans used retirement money to cover an emergency in the last year. Read Bankrate.com for comprehensive retirement planning strategies.
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Free market Republicans in Michigan get behind a mandate that requires poor children in the state to buy their clothes from thrift stores.
Article 7, Texas State Constitution: "A general diffusion of knowledge being essential to the preservation of the liberties and rights of the people, it shall be the duty of the Legislature of the State to establish and make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools ( posted on Jeremy Jones wall)

Taliban tunnel breakout outwits Afghan jailers
www.guardian.co.uk
Nearly 500 inmates of Kandahar prison disappear down 1,000ft tunnel – just in time for 'fighting season'

Balanced Budget or No Debt Deal?
• AP/FoxNews.com
• As Congress prepares to vote on raising the debt ceiling, Republicans may use their votes as leverage to pass a balanced budget amendment.
The Architect Of Reaganomics Calls For The Bush Tax Cuts To End
Alan Greenspan's name to the growing list of former Regan officials calling for the Bush tax cuts to end. Inmates Escape From Afghan Prison WSJ.com
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Hundreds of imprisoned militants escaped from a high-security prison in Kandahar city through a long tunnel dug by the Taliban, in a spectacular jailbreak that showcased the insurgency's sophistication and dealt a serious blow to U.S.-led attempts to stabilize southern Afghanistan.
ANALYSIS: Health insurance corporate profits spiked despite dire predictions of health care reform w
www.iwatchnews.org
If I had stayed in the insurance industry, my net worth would have spiked between 4 p.m. Wednesday and 4 p.m. Thursday last week and I wouldn’t even have had to show up for work.
The Architect Of Reaganomics Calls For The Bush Tax Cuts To End
Add Alan Greenspan's name to the growing list of former Regan officials calling for the Bush tax cuts to end.

Inmates Escape From Afghan Prison WSJ.com
online.wsj.com
Hundreds of imprisoned militants escaped from a high security prison in Kandahar city through a long tunnel dug by the Taliban, in a spectacular jailbreak that showcased the insurgency's sophistication and dealt a serious blow to U.S. led attempts to stabilize southern Afghanistan.

150 years later, we’re still fighting the Civil War

Balanced Budget or No Debt Deal?

As Congress prepares to vote on raising the debt ceiling, Republicans may use their votes as leverage to pass a balanced budget amendment.
Koch Brothers’ Money Fuels Wisconsin Fight
www.nytimes.com
Charles G. and David H. Koch are financial supporters of the Wisconsin governor’s efforts to reduce the power of unions.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

THE CONFEDERATE FLAG MEANS SLAVERY AND SEGREGATION
THE BUSH ADMNISTRATION DESTROYED THE WORLD'S ECONOMY, THAT'S WHY THEY CHANGED THEIR OFFICIAL NAME TO THE GRAND OLD BAG PARTY, WHAT A SHAME. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS), DEREGULATIONS and BUSHS WARS (4 TRILLION DOLLARS)= THE WORST FINANCIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION ... 51 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT HCI = FASCISM ..... OBAMA IS REALLY SAVING THE COUNTRY
Social justice reaches beyond redistribution of wealth. The idea behind social justice is equality, both political and social (in relation to one another. That is what social means here.) It is accurate that many social justice theorists (Rawls being ...the prime example) argue that some degree of redistribution is necessary to achiev......e social justice. So did, however, John Locke in his second treatise on government.
However, social justice as understood by social contract theory focuses on the agreement of the role of society. Our founding fathers did rely heavily upon Social Contract theory in penning the declaration of independence and the constitution.
In Spain the King is the arbiter and overseer of the proper working of the institutions, the Constitution establishes a parliamentary monarchy. Many powers centralized under Franco were devolved to the 17 autonomous regions

Graham: "my recommendation to NATO and the administration is to cut the head of the snake off, go to Tripoli, start bombing Gadhafi's inner circle, their compounds, their military headquarters in Tripoli."

Gabrielle Giffords standing on her own - CBS News www.cbsnews.com
The Myth of Obama's Big Spending
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Does the president really suffer from what House Speaker John Boehner calls a “spending illness”? Not according to an exclusive Newsweek Daily Beast estimate of his outlays on new legislation since taking office.
Karl Rove: Birther Issue Turned Donald Trump Into A ‘Joke Candidate’
THE BUSH ADMNISTRATION DESTROTED THE WORLD'S ECONOMY, THAT'S WHY THEY CHANGED THEIR OFFICIAL NAME TO THE GRAND OLD BAG PARTY, WHAT A SHAME. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS), DEREGULATIONS and BUSHS WARS (4 TRILLION DOLLARS)= THE WORST FINANCIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION ... 51 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT HCI = FASCISM ..... OBAMA IS REALLY SAVING THE COUNTRY
Martin Amis on his exceptional friend Christopher HitchensAmis on Hitchens: 'He's one of the most terrifying rhetoricians the world has seen'
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Martin Amis hails the peerless intelligence and rhetorical ingenuity of his exceptional friend, Christopher Hitchens

Saturday, April 23, 2011

"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small-government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federa...l workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits and being stymied by Congress - Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS
Karl Rove: Birther Issue Turned Donald Trump Into A ‘Joke Candidate’
Candidate’

Karl Rove: Birther Issue Turned Donald Trump Into A ‘Joke Candidate’

OBAMA IS CUTTING SPENDING
"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small-government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federa...l workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits and being stymied by Congress Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS
Obama's Federal Spending Is Slower Today Than From 1965-1985 ..............
The big government spending Obama is nothing more than a figment of the Republican Party's illusion to persuade the public into accepting cuts to Medicare.......................................
"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small-government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federal workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits and being stymied by Congress Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS
"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small-government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federal workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits and being stymied by Congress Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS
Obama's Federal Spending Is Slower Today Than From 1965-1985 www.politicususa.com
The big government spending Obama is nothing more than a figment of the Republican Party's illusion to persuade the public into accepting cuts to Medicare.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Poll: Most Americans oppose raising debt limit www.cbsnews.com
Clear majority of Americans say in CBS News/NYT poll they don't want debt limit increased despite warnings of `catastrophic` outcome
Ariz. Senator visits Benghazi, capital of Libya's rebel-held east, to meet with opposition's leaders, military

McCain: Libyan rebels are "my heroes" CBS News www.cbsnews.com
Most Americans think Medicare is worth the cost to taxpayers, according to a new CBS News/ New York Times poll, but Republicans are split on the issue. However, when asked whether the government has a responsibility to provide health coverage to the elderly, most Republicans say it does. What do you think? Is Medicare worth the cost? (via Political Hotsheet)

Poll: Most Americans say Medicare is worth the cost www.cbsnews.com SOCIAL JUSTICE = FOX WITH OUR MONEY AND 4 TRILLION DOLLARS TO ARREST SADDAM
New CBS News/NYT poll reveals that most Americans back Medicare spending, but deep partisan and age divisions exist


Walter Cronkite reports on first Earth Day www.cbsnews.com
In 1970, CBS News aired a special report on the nation's first commemoration of Earth Day.
Social justice reaches beyond redistribution of wealth. The idea behind social justice is equality, both political and social (in relation to one another. That is what social means here.) It is accurate that many social justice theorists (Rawls being ...the prime example) argue that some degree of redistribution is necessary to achiev...e social justice. So did, however, John Locke in his second treatise on government.
However, social justice as understood by social contract theory focuses on the agreement of the role of society. Our founding fathers did rely heavily upon Social Contract theory in penning the declaration of independence and the constitution.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Howard Zinn in A People's History of the United States American history is so morally flawed that it cannot be an exemplar of virtue.

American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr argued that the automatic assumption that America acts for the good will bring about moral corruption. After the Second World War, Niebuhr repeated his claim by focusing on the immoral nature of the atomic bomb
Ivan Eland warns that America's military "overextension could hasten the decline of the United States as a superpower."
Matthew Parris "overstretched," romantically recalling the Kennedy presidency, when "America had the best arguments" and could use moral persuasion rather than force to have its way in the world.
Krugman's concerns. Nicolai Ouroussoff calls America "an empire enthralled with its own power and unaware that it is fading." Charles Kupchan concludes that "American primacy is already past its peak."
Joseph Nye, America's "soft power its ability to attract others by the legitimacy of U.S. policies and the values that underlie them – is in decline."
Herbert London defines pre-emptive declinism as a postmodern belief "that the United States is not an exceptional nation and is not entitled by virtue of history to play a role on the world stage different from other nations". He adds that "decline is a choice elitists like Paul Krugman have chosen to adopt." Krugman "We’ve always known that America’s reign as the world’s greatest nation would eventually end. But most of us imagined that our downfall, when it came, would be something grand and tragic."

Wess Mitchell says: "With a declining United States, struggling Europe, and resurgent Russia, the unfolding Euro-Atlantic power triangle is a microcosm of the multipolar order ahead."
"The Post-American World", Fareed Zakaria refers to a "Post-American world" that he says, "is not about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else."
In 2004, Pat Buchanan lamented "the decline and fall of the greatest industrial republic the world had ever seen." In 2005, Polly Toynbee concluded that Hurricane Katrina exposed "a hollow superpower". In 2007, Pierre Hassner of the Paris-based National Foundation for Political Science declared, "It will not be the New American Century." In 1988, Flora Lewis sighed that "Talk of U.S. decline is real in the sense that the U.S. can no longer pull all the levers of command or pay all the bills." Even in trying to deflect the declinists, James Schlesinger conceded in 1988 that the U.S. was "no longer economically the preponderant power... no longer militarily the dominant power... no longer can achieve more or less whatever it desires." "The signs of decline are evident to those who care to see them," declared Peter Passell in 1990
Tom Wicker "that maintaining superpower status is becoming more difficult nearly impossible for the United States."

Thomas Bender "try and put an end to the recent revival of American exceptionalism, a defect he esteems to be inherited from the Cold War". Gary W. Reichard and Ted Dickson argue "how the development of the United States has always depended on its transactions with other nations for commodities, cultural values and populations".[40] Roger Cohen asks, "How exceptional can you be when every major problem you face, from terrorism to nuclear proliferation to gas prices, requires joint action?"[41] Harold Koh distinguishes "distinctive rights, different labels, the 'flying buttress' mentality, and double standards. (...) [T]he fourth face – double standards presents the most dangerous and destructive form of American exceptionalism. "Godfrey Hodgson also concludes that "the US national myth is dangerous." Samantha Power asserts that "we're neither the shining example, nor even competent meddlers. It's going to take a generation or so to reclaim American exceptionalism." Wk
Paul Ryan's budget draws boos, highlights risk to GOP
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Rep. Paul Ryan, the face of the GOP’s efforts to scale back the size of the federal government and trim the federal deficit, was booed by some Wisconsin constituents this week, but not for the reason you might think.
spengler "But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small-government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federal workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits - and being stymied by Congress - Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS ...................................................... ‎ "The United States is a rich and strong country, but even rich and strong countries squander trillions of dollars at their peril. Think what a difference $3 trillion could make for so many of the United States' or the world's problem...s. We could have had a Marshall Plan to help desperately poor countries, winning ...the hearts and maybe the minds of Muslim nations now gripped by anti-Americanism. In a world with millions of illiterate children, we could have achieved literacy for all for less than the price of a month's combat in Iraq. We worry about China's growing influence in Africa, but the upfront cost of a month of fighting in Iraq would pay for more than doubling our annual current aid spending on Africa." WP
** What’s happening in Wisconsin is, instead, a power grab an attempt to exploit the fiscal crisis to destroy the last major counterweight to the political power of corporations and the wealthy.
Human Rights Watch: Honor Public Workers' Bargaining Rights
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WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 25, 2011 Proposals in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, and other states to strip public workers of collective bargaining rights violate international labor rights standards, Human Rights Watch said today. "There are real financial constraints on st...ates, but that is no excuse to seek Human Rights Watch: Honor Public Workers' Bargaining Rights
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"But following his party's losses in the 1982 election, Reagan largely backed off his efforts at spending cuts even as he continued to offer the small-government rhetoric that helped get him elected. In fact, he went in the opposite direction: His creation of the department of veterans affairs contributed to an increase in the federal workforce of more than 60,000 people during his presidency. And while Reagan somewhat slowed the marginal rate of growth in the budget, it continued to increase during his time in office. So did the debt, skyrocketing from $700 billion to $3 trillion. Then there's the fact that after first pushing to cut Social Security benefits - and being stymied by Congress - Reagan in 1983 agreed to a $165 billion bailout of the program. He also massively expanded the Pentagon budget." CBS .......................................... ‎ "The United States is a rich and strong country, but even rich and strong countries squander trillions of dollars at their peril. Think what a difference $3 trillion could make for so many of the United States' or the world's problem...s. We could have had a Marshall Plan to help desperately poor countries, winning ...the hearts and maybe the minds of Muslim nations now gripped by anti-Americanism. In a world with millions of illiterate children, we could have achieved literacy for all for less than the price of a month's combat in Iraq. We worry about China's growing influence in Africa, but the upfront cost of a month of fighting in Iraq would pay for more than doubling our annual current aid spending on Africa." WP

Peter Baldwin America and Europe are actually very similar on a number of social and economic indices.

............................... Carter's policies and people fought inflation, but maintained real growth. On the other hand, Reagan's policies helped cause the worst recession since the Great Depression
Bush Deregulatory Policies Helped Cause Economic Debacle ...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Miami Herald
Pork? Turkeys? Earmarks? Florida budget has loads of hometown spending www.miamiherald.com
The Legislature is cutting spending, but some state lawmakers also taking home the bacon — at least $200 million of member projects in the Senate and more than $117 million worth in the House.
How should the state treat transgender inmates?

Lawsuit asks California to pay for inmate's sex-change operation www.latimes.com
Lyralisa Stevens, who was born male but lives as a female, is serving 50 years to life in a California prison. She's suing to try to force the...Demographic shifts in Texas may create new electoral battlegrounds—and with it the possibility of immigration reform http://econ.st/hVomM4

The return of immigration reform?
JEFF ZELENY wonders if Barack Obama, who sat for an interview with a Dallas news station yesterday, has electoral ambitions in Texas.
The Miami Herald
Pork? Turkeys? Earmarks? Florida budget has loads of hometown spending www.miamiherald.com
The Legislature is cutting spending, but some state lawmakers also taking home the bacon at least $200 million of member projects in the Senate and more than $117 million worth in the House.

How should the state treat transgender inmates?

Lawsuit asks California to pay for inmate's sex-change operation www.latimes.com
Lyralisa Stevens, who was born male but lives as a female, is serving 50 years to life in a California prison. She's suing to try to force the...Demographic shifts in Texas may create new electoral battlegrounds and with it the possibility of immigration reform http://econ.st/hVomM4

The return of immigration reform?
JEFF ZELENY wonders if Barack Obama, who sat for an interview with a Dallas news station yesterday, has electoral ambitions in Texas.
At the time America attacked Iraq, Saddam was not killing his people.
TRUTH FOR TEA BAGGERS 82 % OF OUR NATIONAL DEBT WAS SPENT BY REPUBLICANS
Remember Pan Am flight Lets not forget that

Qaddafi order'd the attack on Pan Am flight 103.

Saddam didnt have WMD an Army and never attacked the United States
UN authorization of force limited to civilian protection

51 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT HCI = FASCISM

A look at the world's new corporate tax havensThen you should tell all those Democrats to start paying their fair share, Soros, Kennedys, Michael Moore, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, 95% of Hollywood, 90% of music industry...
Poll: 70% Of Tea Partiers Oppose Cuts To Medicare And Medicaid
Poll: 70% Of Tea Partiers Oppose Cuts To Medicare And Medicaid


TRUTH FOR TEA BAGGERS 82 % OF OUR NATIONAL DEBT WAS SPENT BY REPUBLICANS

TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER, A GIANT OF OUR TIME

Robert Barker Republicans are always screaming nuke power and the environmental people tell them its too dangerous... Now we have several possible leaks and could be the worst environmental disaster in history. The Japanees were convinced th...is was the way to clean safe energy now we all pay. Why are the Republicans always on the side of pollution and death? God help us in the wake of people with little sight for the future.

Expert: Japan’s radiation could spread to U.S. | The Raw StorySee More‎51 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT HCI and 4 trillion dollars to arrest Saddam and to elect Karzai= FASCISM GOP = EXCREMENT OF HUMANITY

What’s happening in Wisconsin is, instead, a power grab an attempt to exploit the fiscal crisis to destroy the last major counterweight to the political power of corporations and the wealthy. KRUGMAN The "Budget Crisis" is the Product of Tax Avoidance Scams By The Very Rich More than anything else, the budgetary problems we face are the result of tax-avoidance scams by the very rich that have been going on for nearly 50 years. Cut that defense budget and tax the 1% of the wealthiest in the this country.

Obama's doctrine is to use military force as a last resort and seek an international coalition before launching a military attack
He is right. Saddam was not attacking his people and didnt have WMD an Army and never attacked the US
First builds respect for human rights and the rule of law to help ensure the dignity to which everyone is entitled and to stem intolerance

Powell admits Iraq evidence mistake
US Secretary of State Colin Powell has admitted that evidence he submitted to the United Nations to justify war on Iraq may have been wrong. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3596033.stm Reagan and Bush the elder supported Saddam WITH WMD.

Traces of Al Qaeda Among Rebels?
AFP
U.S. NATO commander says intelligence shows 'flickers' of what could be Al Qaeda fighting against forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi.

Libya air force 'unable to fight'
The commander of British aircraft operating over Libya says that Col Gaddafi's air force "no longer exists as a fighting force".
Tell Congress No new budget cuts without new taxes on the rich!
democracyforamerica.com
Republicans in Congress can't balance the budget on the backs of the poor and middle class there must be shared sacrifice. Call on Democrats in Congress to stand their ground and demand no new cuts without new taxes on millionaires and billionaires
Deb Romilly
"There are 14 or 15 million Americans who have the resources to have representatives in Washington to protect their interests, and that the interests of the great mass of the other people - the 150 or 160 million - is the responsibility of the president of the United States, and I propose to fulfill it."
~~ Harry Truman ~~

Monday, April 18, 2011

"Every tax, however, is, to the person who pays it, a badge, not of slavery, but of liberty." "The rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion" Adam Smith, father of free-market capitalism, and author of The Wealth of Nations & The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

Senate Defeats Effort to Cut Off Funds for Health Care Law
The Senate has rejected an effort to cut off funds for President Obama's health care law.
Halliburton charged with selling nuclear technology to Iran
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Halliburton, the notorious U.S. energy company, sold key nuclear-reactor components to a private Iranian oil company called Oriental Oil Kish as recently as 2005, using offshore subsidiaries to circumvent U.S. sanctions.
Halliburton charged with selling nuclear technology to Iran
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Halliburton, the notorious U.S. energy company, sold key nuclear-reactor components to a private Iranian oil company called Oriental Oil Kish as recently as 2005, using offshore subsidiaries to circumvent U.S. sanctions.

Senate Defeats Effort to Cut Off Funds for Health Care Law
The Senate has rejected an effort to cut off funds for President Obama's health care law.
US taxes among lowest in the world www.msnbc.msn.com US taxes among lowest in the world www.msnbc.msn.com

Friday, April 15, 2011

Obama predicts: 'American people will feel that I deserve a second term'
thehill.com
In an interview with the AP, Obama says he's convinced he can convince voters he deserves reelection. President Obama said Friday that he's convinced that voters will come to see him as the candidate best prepared to serve as president by next fall's elections.
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The House has passed Paul Ryan's 2012 budget by a vote of 235-193.
...Thats a shame......................Republicans destroyed the world's economy that's why they changed their official name to the Grand Old Bag Party. TAX CUTS (3 trillion dollars) DEREGULATIONS and BUSH'S wars (4 trillion dollars)= the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression ........ 51 million people without HCI = fascism.....


TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER,
A GIANT OF OUR TIME Cuts will affect vast spectrum of priorities


In a famous passage of the Discorsi, Machiavelli drew a parallel between the failures of Florence and Venice to gain strength from their territorial eGovernment shutdown: How it will impact federal pay and benefits - The Federal Eye - The Washington.
www.washingtonpost.com

'Back in the 1980s Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan repeatedly complained that Ronald Reagan was running up the national debt in order to bankrupt the USA so that the Federal government could no longer afford any of its social programs, from Aid to Families with Dependent Children to Social Security to Medicare to veterans'


In a famous passage of the Discorsi, Machiavelli drew a parallel between the failures of Florence and Venice to gain strength from their territorial http://www.medievalists.net/2011/04/05/preparations-for-war-in-florence-and-venice-in-the-second-half-of-the-fifteenth-century/

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Palestinian institutions ready for statehood: U.N Yahoo! News
ca.news.yahoo.com
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) The Palestinian Authority is ready to run an independent state but will struggle to make further institutional progress due to the restrictions of the Israeli occupation, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Cuts will affect vast spectrum of priorities

Authorities arrest D.C.Mayor Gray. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)

Philip Rucker 9:30 AM ET

More than half of the $38 billion in spending cuts that lawmakers agreed to last week in the 2011 budget compromise that averted a government shutdown would hit education, labor and health programs.

New jobs: Arizona McDonald's restaurants to hire 1,000 people next week www.azfamily.com
As part of a nationwide hiring blitz, McDonald’s is planning to hire more than 1,000 new employees at its Arizona restaurants on April 19.


Red White Blue News.com
IOWA CITY, Iowa Michele Bachmann said again Monday that the American intervention in Libya was a mistake but this time she had to talk over a heckler who shouted vulgarities at her.

Michele Bachmann stares down heckler in Iowa Kasie Hunt
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At the University of Iowa, the tea party icon is forced to talk over a 22-year-old woman shouting insults.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) The Palestinian Authority is ready to run an independent state but will struggle to make further institutional progress due to the restrictions of the Israeli occupation, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Palestinian institutions ready for statehood: U.N Yahoo! News
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RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) The Palestinian Authority is ready to run an independent state but will struggle to make further institutional progress due to the restrictions of the Israeli occupation, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The term hijab or veil is not used in the Qur'an to refer to an article of clothing for wome The Quran does not suggest that women should be veiled

Friday, April 8, 2011

Robert BarkerThe Original Boston Tea party group were fighting corporate powers. British East India Company the most powerful corporation of the day, dominated the Tea Business. Small colonial Tea shippers were eliminated by the Brits special treatment of the East India Co. So they smashed East Indian teas into the harbor. Today's Tea Party helps these same kinds of momopolies kill the middle class, the exact opposite of 1773If there's a shutdown, John Boehner's $223,500 salary means he would still make $612 a day for not working. Which is pretty awesome work (non-work) if you can get it. How much do you make for not working? I'd always assumed the answer was "...zero", based on my own experience.
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Patrick NicholsLiberals have more gray matter in a part of the brain associated with understanding complexity, while the conservative brain is bigger in the section related to processing fear, said the study on Thursday in Current Biology. Did we really need a study for this? Just read a history book.

Republicans destroyed the worlds economy thtas why they changed their official name to the Grand Old Bag Party, what shame

Tax cuts (3 TRILLION DOLLARS), deregualtions and Bushs wars (4 TRILLION DOLLARS) = the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression
If there's a shutdown, John Boehner's $223,500 salary means he would still make $612 a day... for not working. Which is pretty awesome work (non-work) if you can get it.

How much do you make for not working? I'd always assumed the answer was "zero", based on my own experience.

Arizona passes law allowing guns on campus CBS News
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/04/0...
Bill sparks sharp debate in Ariz. legislature but passes by 33-24 margin, now goes to governor
France liberated America they cosnider Americans a bunch of assholes
Do social issues belong in a budget debate? While a government shutdown looms, Republicans are proposing to defund Planned Parenthood, change D.C. abortion rules, and limit the EPA. http://wapo.st/eo85u8
In Opinion, Paul Krugman writes, "The G.O.P. budget plan isn’t a good-faith effort to put America’s fiscal house in order; it’s voodoo economics, with an extra dose of fantasy, and a large helping of mean-spiritedness."
REPUBLICANS DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS) DEREGULATIONS AND BUSHS WARS(4 TRILLION DOLLARS) = THE WORST FINANCIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSIONUS government shutdown - what next? www.bbc.co.uk
Politicians in Washington have until midnight on Friday to thrash out a deal for the spending bill, which funds day to day government agencies.
If there's a shutdown, John Boehner's $223,500 salary means he would still make $612 a day... for not working. Which is pretty awesome work (non-work) if you can get it.

How much do you make for not working? I'd always assumed the answer was "zero", based on my own experience.In Opinion, Paul Krugman writes, "The G.O.P. budget plan isn’t a good-faith effort to put America’s fiscal house in order; it’s voodoo economics, with an extra dose of fantasy, and a large helping of mean-spiritedness."
If there's a shutdown, John Boehner's $223,500 salary means he would still make $612 a day... for not working. Which is pretty awesome work (non-work) if you can get it.

How much do you make for not working? I'd always assumed the answer was "zero", based on my own experience

In Opinion, Paul Krugman writes, "The G.O.P. budget plan isn’t a good-faith effort to put America’s fiscal house in order; it’s voodoo economics, with an extra dose of fantasy, and a large helping of mean-spiritedness."
REPUBLICANS DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS) DEREGULATIONS AND BUSHS WARS(4 TRILLION DOLLARS) = THE WORST FINANCIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION If there's a shutdown, John Boehner's $223,500 salary means he would still make $612 a day... for not working. Which is pretty awesome work (non-work) if you can get it.

How much do you make for not working? I'd always assumed the answer was "zero", based on my own experience.REPUBLICANS DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS) DEREGULATIONS AND BUSHS WARS(4 TRILLION DOLLARS) = THE WORST FINANCIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Long Government Shutdown Would Harm U.S. Economy, Hit Washington Hardest
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An extended U.S. government shutdown would cause increasing harm to the nation’s economy, with the Washington area home to about 350,000 federal workers -- bearing the brunt of the damage. Crew member arrested after shooting on British nuclear submarine leaves one dead, another in life-threatening condition
Crew member arrested after shooting on British nuclear submarine leaves one dead, another in life-threatening condition

HICKLIABILITY
In budget fight reportedly sides are $6.5B apart Democrats say differences are small. Only in Washington is $6.5B a small difference.

White House meeting narrows differences, but still no budget deal David Rogers
www.politico.com
White House and congressional staff are instructed to work again through the night.That's why Europeans consider America a piece of crap, a country of hillibillies, illiterates, and morons. What a shame !

THE GOP MUST BE DESTROYED, THEY CAUSED THE WHOLE MESS BUSH ALMOST DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY
THE GOP MUST BE DESTROYED, THEY CAUSED THE WHOLE MESS BUSH ALMOST DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMYREPUBLICANS DESTROYED THE WORLDS ECONOMY. TAX CUTS (3 TRILLION DOLLARS) DEREGULATIONS AND BUSHS WARS(4 TRILLION DOLLARS) = THE WORST FINANCIAL CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION
BECAUSE AMERICA IS A COUNTRY OF HILLIBILIES, ILLITERATES AND MORONS

Thursday, April 7, 2011

‎4/7 OB Must Read: Secretary Gates raises prospect of keeping troops in Iraq past deadline with the Iraqi gov's consent
Gates: Troops could stay in Iraq past end date Jennifer Epstein
www.politico.com
Some U.S. troops may stay in Iraq past their planned pullout at the end of the year if the Iraqi government wants them.
Harper announces plan to double tax-free savings accounts
www.conservative.caHarper announces plan to double tax-free savings accounts
www.conservative.caEverton JobimMagnitude 7.4 earthquake hits off Japan; tsunamialert issued for ravaged northeastern coastSarah Palin's daughter pulled in more than a quarter-million bucks for her teen-pregnancy-awareness campaign. Is that an outrageous amount for a nonprofit spokesperson? On The Daily Beast, the Candie's Foundation CEO says she was 'worth every penny.'

Bristol Palin's Big Teen-Pregnancy-Awareness Paycheck Raises Eyebrows bit.ly
Sarah Palin's daughter pulled in more than a quarter-million bucks for her teen-pregnancy-awareness campaign. The fat fee is raising some hackles, but the head of the nonprofit she helped tells Shushannah Walshe she was worth the money.