Thursday, June 30, 2011

Obama looks to raise $600 billion by cutting corporate subsidies, raising taxes | The Raw Story
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The White House announced today that it is seeking to raise $600 billion in revenue through new taxes and the elimination of corporate subsidies as part of a deal to lower the deficit and raise the debt ceiling...
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‎8. Say “Socialism” as many times as possible to get the American public to believe it, when in reality it’s just a drinking game we created on behalf of Speaker Boehner.
President Obama hasn't broken any promises, he's kept them
When we hear about what didn't get done and what didn't get accomplished from the conventional sources of news media we lose sight of all the promises this President has kept. The purpose of this group is to stop focusing on only the negative and start lea...
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Joe Lewis Since JQA was like 8 years old when we declared independence and maybe 16 when we won the Revolution, wasn't he more like a Founding Kid/Teen? Couldn't the worst he'd have said to the British was "I'll tell my Daddy on you"? (Props to Keith Olbermann for these zingersl
Senate Democrats will consider canceling the Senate's week long July 4 recess scheduled for next week in the wake of the president's harsh words for Congress over its regular trips away from Washington.
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Senate Democrats will consider canceling the Senate's week-long July 4 recess scheduled for next week in the wake of the president's harsh words for Congress over its regular trips away from Washington.
Senate may cancel recess after Obama scolding www.cbsnews.comRepublicans never demanded spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling under Bush www.examiner.com
Congressional Republicans are currently taking a hardline stance with the White House and Democratic leaders in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. Th
Republicans never demanded spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling under Bush www.examiner.com
Congressional Republicans are currently taking a hardline stance with the White House and Democratic leaders in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. Th
President Obama’s Re-election Chances: 12 Reasons Why He’s Likely to Win - The Daily Beast http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedailybeast.com%2F&h=73a72
The economy’s rebounding, his approval ratings are ticking up, and the GOP field is a mess. Mark McKinnon and Myra Adams on the president’s odds of a return ticket to the White House.

UN court issues Hariri warrants
Four arrest warrants have been issued by the UN-backed tribunal investigating the murder of ex-PM Rafik Hariri, Lebanon's state prosecutor says.
Greek MPs approve austerity plan
Greek MPs pass a second vote on an unpopular austerity programme, as Athens clears up after two days of strikes and violent protests.
Russia condemns Libyan arms drop
Russia's foreign minister describes France's arms drop to Libyan rebels as a "crude violation" of UN resolution 1970, echoing African Union criticism.


• FBI launches investigation into a Nigerian national who flew from New York to Los Angeles aboard a Virgin America flight with an expired boarding pass and no passport.
• Oregon Man Stung by Scorpion During Alaska Airlines Flight
U.S. officials disallow Miami’s downtown ad murals www.miamiherald.com
The controversial city of Miami program that allows oversized “murals’’ to drape building facades downtown violates federal restrictions on outdoor ads, U.S. officials say.
'Slash And Burn': Chuck Schumer Accuses Republicans Of Sabotaging The Economy To Hurt Obama www.huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON Republicans may be slowing the recovery on purpose to hurt President Obama's reelection chances in 2012, Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a speech on Thursday. The speech made explicit a message Democrats have been hinting at for weeks: Republicans are hurting the recovery with th

Republicans never demanded spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling under Bush www.examiner.com
Congressional Republicans are currently taking a hardline stance with the White House and Democratic leaders in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. Th
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‎8. Say “Socialism” as many times as possible to get the American public to believe it, when in reality it’s just a drinking game we created on behalf of Speaker Boehner.“The tax cuts I'm proposing we get rid of are tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, tax breaks for oil companies and hedge fund managers and corporate jet owners.” President Obama, June 29, 2011

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‎8. Say “Socialism” as many times as possible to get the American public to believe it, when in reality it’s just a drinking game we created on behalf of Speaker Boehner.
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‎8. Say “Socialism” as many times as possible to get the American public to believe it, when in reality it’s just a drinking game we created on behalf of Speaker Boehner.
President Obama hasn't broken any promises, he's kept them
When we hear about what didn't get done and what didn't get accomplished from the conventional sources of news media we lose sight of all the promises this President has kept. The purpose of this group is to stop focusing on only the negative and start lea...
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http://www.addictinginfo.org/2011/03/04/republican-priorities/ Rep. Paul Ryan Budget Plan Would Increase Health Care Costs: Bloomberg Study www.huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON -- A new study shows Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan will do little to reduce health care costs, Bloomberg News reports. The study, authored by Bloomberg Government, claims that key health care provisions in Ryan's budget are ineffectual in terms of cutting costs, according to the report.
Allowing Other Faiths To Participate In Gov. Perry's Prayer Rally Would "Be Idolatry Of The Worst So www.rightwingwatch.org
A few weeks ago Eric Bearse, the spokesperson for Rick Perry's "The Response" prayer rally, explained that people of all faiths were welcome to participate in the event and "seek out the living Christ."

Study links 45,000 U.S. deaths to lack of insurance
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) Nearly 45,000 people die in the United States each year one every 12 minutes in large part because they lack health insurance and can not get good care, Harvard Medical School

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) Nearly 45,000 people die in the United States each year one every 12 minutes in large part because they lack health insurance and can not get good care, Harvard Medical School

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
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 fiancial crisis since the Great Depression Privatizing profits socializing losses

UPHELD OBAMACARE.

Federal Appeals Court Panel Upholds Obamacare Against Lawsuit

A federal appeals court upheld the Obamacare health care law that pro-life groups opposed because of abortion funding and rationing concerns
Posted by Universal at 6:40 PM Joe Lewis Since JQA was like 8 years old when we declared independence and maybe 16 when we won the Revolution, wasn't he more like a Founding Kid/Teen? Couldn't the worst he'd have said to the British was "I'll tell my Daddy on you"? (Props to Keith Olbermann for these zingers)

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The "backfire effect" helps explain how strange, ancient and kooky beliefs resist science, reason and reportage

Senate Democrats will consider canceling the Senate's week-long July 4 recess scheduled for next week in the wake of the president's harsh words for Congress over its regular trips away from Washington.
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After President tells Congress "you need to be here," Democrats consider staying in town during next week's July 4 recess Read more by Brian...

Obama "Amused" When People Say He Should Be Involved In Debt Talks
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If you know you have to do something, just do it. and i have to say, i am very amused when i start hearing comments about well the president needs to show more leadership on this. let me tell you something, right after we finished dealing with the government shutdown, averting a government shutdown,
Obama holds big 2012 lead over Republicans
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President Barack Obama retains a big lead over possible Republican rivals in the 2012 election despite anxiety about the economy and the country's future, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Wednesday...Solar Thermal Magazine
Sen. John Boozman, a Republican with little 'green' cred, has become an unexpected ally for efforts to spark installation of rooftop solar power systems
Breaking News: NATO is now targeting Moammar Gadhafi, a senior NATO official with operational knowledge of the Libya mission says
Peter J. Boyer on staffers’ complaints about Gingrich’s rogue inclinations, the Greek cruise with wife Callista that was the final straw—and whether the candidate has any chance of recovering...Support Medicare, and Stand Up to Senate Republicans
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We need 100,000 people who are counting on Medicare or know someone who is – to sign our petition. The GOP isn't talking about reform they are talking about ending Medicare as we know it. We won’t let them...
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50 States Launch Joint Probe into Foreclosures - CBS News www.cbsnews.com
Foreclosure Document Scandal Causes State Attorneys General to Reevaluate Mortgage Companies' Regulation
The GOP's Intractable Dingbat Dilemma online.barrons.com
Rep. Ryan's Medicare plan scares people over 65.
"Officials in all 50 states and the District of Columbia have launched a joint investigation into allegations that mortgage companies mishandled documents and broke laws in foreclosing on hundreds of thousands of homeowners."

50 States Launch Joint Probe into Foreclosures CBS News www.cbsnews.com
Foreclosure Document Scandal Causes State Attorneys General to Reevaluate Mortgage Companies' Regulation
Thomas Jefferson On The Limits Of Property Rights
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Thomas Jefferson is not my favorite among the founding fathers, but this 1785 letter to James Madison quoted by Daniel Kuehn is another good example of the non-libertarianism of classical liberalism: Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below
Breaking News: Sixth Circuit Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act www.democrats.org
The Hon. Judge Boyce Martin wrote in the decision that "the minimum coverage provision is facially constitutional."
Health Care Reform Constitutionality Upheld In Federal Court Ruling www.huffingtonpost.com
A federal court in Cincinnati issued a ruling upholding the constitutionality of the health care reform package signed into law by President Barack Obama, according to the Associated Press. This is a developing story.... Joe Lewis Since JQA was like 8 years old when we declared independence and maybe 16 when we won the Revolution, wasn't he more like a Founding Kid/Teen? Couldn't the worst he'd have said to the British was "I'll tell my Daddy on you"? (Props to Keith Olbermann for these zingers) quintana ribamar jabba arraes boer skidmore oliver rufiao
Breaking News: Sixth Circuit Court Upholds the Affordable Care ActBreaking News: Sixth Circuit Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act decio

Obama is doing a very good job, the best he can under the circumstances, republicans almost destroyed the worlds economy that’s why they changed their official name to the Grand Old Bag Party, tax cuts deregulations and Bush’s wars = the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression Privatizing profits socializing losses
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Who is your King?FacebookjBABY BAN: Malaysia Airlines extends BABY BAN to super jumbo jet http://on.cnn.com/kemQXk. Is First Class too exclusive for babies?
Baby ban in first class on Malaysia Airlines edition.cnn.com
General Reveals that Obama Ignored Military's Advice on Afghanistan | The Weekly Standard
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Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about Afghanistan, Barack Obama, David Petraeus, Generals, John Allen, Military and War from The Weekly Standard, the must read magazine available in online edition. Rick Santorum urges Iowans to undo their Obama mistake
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Spencer, Ia. Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum completed a two-day, eight-city swing through western and central Iowa Tuesday, reminding supporters that the state played a key role in electing the current president and urging them to help undo that mistake.

Geothermal backwash: Could the heat produced by drilling provide additional power once thought of as waste? SMU's Geothermal Lab thinks so.

Mississippi oilfield is home to innovative geothermal energy production - SMU
www.smu.edu amo eu o amoThe CIA believed he was a “golden source,” a top-secret informant. But Humam al-Balawi was not who he seemed. A look into the final days of the spy-turned-suicide-bomber: http://wapo.st/j1KF5J

‘The Triple Agent’: The final days of the suicide bomber who attacked the CIA
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A Post reporter’s new book tells the story of the reluctant suicide bomber who attacked the CIA.President Hosted Unscheduled ‘DNC Event’ at White House, Visitor Logs Reveal | CNSnews.com
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‎(CNSNews.com) According to White House visitor logs, President Barack Obama hosted a “DNC event” in the White House on Feb. 25, a Democratic National Committee event
came from an unexpected place the jailhouse. http://bit.ly/BillionDollarWoman
The billion-dollar woman money.cnn.com
She's not a billionaire, but after learning about hedging commodities on her family's farm at 4, Renee Haugerud now runs a billion-dollar hedge fund.

Since Egypt’s revolution, the Bedouin of Sinai have been able to do as they like http://econ.st/iYj1CH

Free but dangerous
HUNKERED inside his fortified compound, North Sinai’s governor, Abdel Wahhab al-Mabrouk, a military man, plans his counter-attack against the...The Heritage Foundation

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 Bushs wars (4 TRILLION DOLLARS) = the worst fiancial crisis since the Great Depression PRIVATIZING PROFITS SOCIALIZING LOSSESA BUNCH OF INCOMPETENTS !
President Hosted Unscheduled ‘DNC Event’ at White House, Visitor Logs Reveal www.cnsnews.com
According to White House visitor logs, President Barack Obama hosted a “DNC event” in the White House on Feb. 25, a Democratic National Committee event that was not on the schedule for that day.

What if the secession crisis of 1860 was just the beginning of the balkanisation of North America? www.todayinah.co.uk
October 29th, 1864 on this day the first (and last) CSA President Jefferson Davis resigned his post immediately after a meeting of Soutern States representatives approved the dissolution of the Confederacy.
Georgia home owners association blocks home for paralyzed veteran | Raw Replay www.rawstory.com
After months of negotiations, a neighborhood association in Athens, Georgia has blocked construction of a home for the family of disabled veteran Sean Gittens. The Knob Hill Property Owners Association was worried that the home would hurt property values, according to The Augusta Chronicle. Associat

Have you heard? President Obama doesn't think Congress deserves ANY input! When Congressional conservatives oppose, Obama breaks the rules to achieve his personal objectives. Is this what the Founders intended? NO! LIKE this post if you agree with us!

Obama is Disappointing Our Founding Fathers. Click HERE to find out how in today's Morning Bell!
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For all of candidate Barack Obama’s campaign rhetoric promising to respect Congress’s authority to draft the nation’s laws, President Obama has demonstrated a persistent pattern of circumventing the legislative branch via administrative fiat whenever his agenda stalls.General Reveals that Obama Ignored Military's Advice on Afghanistan | The Weekly Standard
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Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about Afghanistan, Barack Obama, David Petraeus, Generals, John Allen, Military and War from The Weekly Standard, the must read magazine available in online edition.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Tea Party's Pick: Michele Bachmann or Ron Paul?
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GOP candidates now pay homage to the liberty movement, but the real question is: Who can best ride this wave, Michele Bachmann or Ron Paul?

Rep. Ron Paul: America ‘Should Declare Bankruptcy’
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America's national debt is paramount among the concerns of American voters heading into 2012, and while a huge problem, Rep. Ron Paul debuted a quick fix for reducing the debt by at least $1.6 trillion in one shot. Chatting with Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson yesterday, Rep. Paul recommended the U.S.

CNN Presses Michele Bachmann: Did You Intend to Make False Statements? | NewsBusters.org
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On Tuesday's American Morning, co host Kiran Chetry referenced Rep. Michele Bachmann's being "prone to misstatements" and posed this question to her: "Did you mean to make false statements intentionally or were you just mis-speaking?" "PolitiFact.com, which is a Pulitzer Price winning fact-checkingNATO Raid Ends Attack on Hotel in Afghan Capital
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Several attackers stormed a fortified hotel, and Afghan forces battled insurgents for hours afterward. Three attackers on the roof were killed by NATO helicopters.

Romney and Bachmann lead Iowa poll
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Read 'Romney and Bachmann lead Iowa poll' on Yahoo! News. DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) Republican front-runner Mitt Romney and U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann led a closely watched presidential poll of Iowa Republicans, the state that holds the first contest in the nomination battle.
Nighttime attack paralyzes Kabul
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The Taliban strike again, this time at an iconic hotel once thought to be the safest place in Kabul.
The Dutch parliament has upset religious groups by passing a bill that would outlaw procedures that make meat kosher for Jews or halal for Muslims. The bill attempts to give animals more humane treatment. More info: http://yhoo.it/mOxIjB

Dutch approve ban on religious animal slaughter
The Dutch parliament has passed a bill banning the slaughter of livestock without stunning it first, removing an exemption that has allowed Jews and Muslims to butcher animals according to their centuries-old dietary rules.

OK last one of the night... but encouraged by these choices... we are setting up a winning strategy!
Pollster: Don’t Laugh at Ron Paul « LewRockwell.com Blog
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“Ron Paul’s not as big of a joke as people think,” says respected pollster Tom Jensen of Public Policy Polling. The Wall Street Journal ranked PPP as the second-best swing state pollster in the 2010 elections.Romney Founded Business That Utilized Offshore Tax Havens, Costing Taxpayers Billions In Lost Revenu
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) took the first step toward launching his presidential campaign yesterday, touting his business experience and record as governor in a clear attempt to position himself as a pro-business alternative to President Obama. He made no mention, however, of Bain Cap

Greece: Teargas and anger before crucial debts vote | World news | The Guardian
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Thousands of Greeks brave police teargas to march against austerity measures, as protesters vow to continue the 'big battle'

• The Economist
Despite taking financial hits in the 1990s, China's state-owned enterprises are now a lucrative set of undertakings http://econ.st/lvWHgs

The long arm of the state
The government is flexing its muscles in business

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We need to cut, cap and balance, not tax our way out of debt. If you agree, please like this post.

Revenue vs. cuts in debt debate - David Rogers
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The administration takes on a tougher tone as Republicans reject any deal with tax increases.
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• Gov. John Kasich wants $3 billion deal to lease the Ohio Turnpike
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• The Ohio Turnpike is among the state entities that Gov. John Kasich is considering privatizing.
• In First Week on Current, Keith Olbermann Beats CNN in Target Demo - Hollywood Reporter
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• Keith Olbermann’s Countdown on Current finished the week ahead of CNN in news’ target demographic of 25 54 year olds. According to Nielsen, Countdown averaged 131,000 viewers in the demo for the week ending June 24, while CNN’s In the Arena pulled in 117,000 demo viewers. Arena host Eliot Spitzer
• Russia: Iran's nuclear plant to start up in August
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• Read 'Russia: Iran's nuclear plant to start up in August' on Yahoo! News. A top Russian diplomat reportedly says Iran's first nuclear power plant will finally start up in August.
• Taliban attacks with deadly regularity
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• Afghanistan War: A timeline of some of the biggest Taliban attacks on Kabul so far this year.
U.S. threat to cut UN cash over Palestinian vote

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The U.S. could withdraw funding from the United Nations if its members decide to recognize an independent

BREAKING : Democratic Rep. Lynn Woolsey to retire
Brian Kontrath What Obama said was more of a gaff than ignorant commentary. Clearly to most people (except brain dead Republicans)understood that he meant to say 47 and not 57. What Bachmann said though is clearly ignorant. If she meant to say John Adams all she had to do was not say Quincy.
Brian Kontrath What Obama said was more of a gaff than ignorant commentary. Clearly to most people (except brain dead Republicans)understood that he meant to say 47 and not 57. What Bachmann said though is clearly ignorant. If she meant to say John Adams all she had to do was not say Quincy.

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President Obama: The players on this team "may not be household names, but the great thing about sports is that, in the end, that doesn’t really matter. What matters is how well a team can pull together when the chips are down, and that’s exactly what the Rapids did." Transcript at http://goo.gl/3kNmq

President Obama Welcomes the Colorado Rapids
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The President honors the 2010 Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids at a ceremony in the East Room. June 27, 2011.

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Willie Nelson Rocks!

National Review and Willie Nelson Unite for Pot Legalization
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From both ends of the political spectrum comes strong support for the Frank-Paul bill
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• In The Examiner today, Chamber President Tom Donohue writes, "As Americans grow increasingly frustrated with the failed economic policies coming from Washington, they can turn to the states for some good news. A number of states have adopted successful policies to create jobs, control taxes and spending, and spur growth."

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• Forty-four states and DC face dire budget prospects in 2012: $112 billion in red ink. Smart states are doing more to create jobs with fewer resources. Our Enterprising States study picks out the real “enterprisers.”
• The right-back should prove to be an astute purchase by under-fire Giuseppe Marotta, and will more than complement his Swiss counterpart Reto Ziegler on the opposing flank
Why Stephan Lichtsteiner is the man to end Juventus' five-year full-back nightmare - Goal.com
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OurAmazingPlanet
Eruptions may be destructive, but this image of one is quite beautiful:


First Close-Up Images Taken of Remote Eruption
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Eritrea's Nabro volcano has been erupting for a week, but few details of the event are known because of the volcano's remoteness. This pair of images are the first detailed ones taken of erupting vent and lava flows.
• The right-back should prove to be an astute purchase by under fire Giuseppe Marotta, and will more than complement his Swiss counterpart Reto Ziegler on the opposing flank
Why Stephan Lichtsteiner is the man to end Juventus' five year full back nightmare Goal.com
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OurAmazingPlanet
Eruptions may be destructive, but this image of one is quite beautiful:


First Close-Up Images Taken of Remote Eruption
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Eritrea's Nabro volcano has been erupting for a week, but few details of the event are known because of the volcano's remoteness. This pair of images are the first detailed ones taken of erupting vent and lava flows.
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Leftist Judge Leaked Anti-Posser Story Because Her Claim Is Garbagehttp://www.rightpundits.com/?p=8827

Leftist Judge Leaked Anti-Posser Story Because Her Claim Is Garbage » Right Pundits
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A few days ago I posted a story about a leftist judge accusing Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser of physically attacking her in a closed-doors meeting of the justices. The lefty sites went mad for this story, but as the days worse on the lefty judge’s claims started to seem less and less

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A raging forest fire threatened the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory in New Mexico on Monday and led to the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents.
Wildfire reaches Los Alamos nuclear facility
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Thousands of residents have fled the town of Los Alamos, but officials say all radioactive materials at the lab are safe
Will the closed door debt ceiling talks lead to major cuts in Medicaid?
Proposed Budget Cuts To Medicaid Could Kill Jobs And Short-Change Seniors www.huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON While the debate over entitlements is focusing on cuts to Social Security and Medicare, Senate Democrats worry that the closed-door debt-ceiling talks could instead lead to major cuts to Medicaid at a time when the joint federal-state program is under assault from cash-strapped states
U.S. births fueled much of the Hispanic population boom in the county and nation, creating a new wave of potential future leaders, business professionals and homeowners.

While the latest census data gives a numerical look at this ethnic population, demographers said the real story lies in what those figures mean to other segments of the population.

Hispanic population growth has big effect www.signonsandiego.com
Breaking San Diego news from The San Diego Union-Tribune: Classifieds, entertainment, sports, hotels and visitor information
Republicans: The Single Greatest Threat to America www.huffingtonpost.com
The single greatest threat to the United States is not joblessness, foreclosures, another recession nor skyrocketing debt. No, the single greatest threat to our country is today's Republican Party.
Bachmann fans float Wikipedia edits to cover candidate’s recent gaffes | The Raw Story www.rawstory.com
Several strange edits have shown up on Wikipedia entries pertaining to famed Americans referenced by Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann -- specifically, it appears that her fans have attempted to rewrite the lives of actor John Wayne and President John Quincy Adams to fit her woeful

Live stream | Obama speaks about manufacturing sector www.miamiherald.com
War Room: How Chris Christie helps his Democratic helpers www.salon.com
Did dismantling public broadcasting in New Jersey also help the governor pay back an unlikely friend?
Wolf Blitzer will be in Chicago tomorrow to interview Mayor Rahm Emanuel at City Hall. On Thursday, Wolf sits down with former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative conference. Any suggested questions?
Republicans: The Single Greatest Threat to America
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The single greatest threat to the United States is not joblessness, foreclosures, another recession nor skyrocketing debt. No, the single greatest threat to our country is today's Republican Party...

BBC World News America
In his farewell piece for the BBC, Matt Frei travels to the US West Coast to ask if America is in terminal decline.

Is the US heading for economic disaster?
More than nine per cent of the United States workforce have no jobs, and a sixth of the country lives on food stamps. But is the US on a crash...Proposed Budget Cuts To Medicaid Could Kill Jobs And Short Change Seniors
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WASHINGTON While the debate over entitlements is focusing on cuts to Social Security and Medicare, Senate Democrats worry that the closed-door debt-ceiling talks could instead lead to major cuts to Medicaid at a time when the joint federal-state program is under assault from cash-strapped statesEPP - European People's Party
Christine #Lagarde, co-chair of the #EPP EcoFin Ministers' meeting becomes first-ever female #IMF chief!

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Selects Christine Lagarde as Managing Director
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The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today selected Christine Lagarde to serve as IMF Managing Director and Madame Chairman of the Executive Board for a five year term starting on July 5, 2011. Ms. Lagarde, who succeeds Mr. Dominique Strauss Kahn, is the first woman named to

Arsenal News Will Cahill and Samba improve Arsenal’s defence? A detailed analysis, Part 1 Gunning Hawk
Goal.comWill Cahill and Samba improve Arsenal's defence? A detailed analysis, Part 1Gunning HawkOne of the issues this season (and a lingering worry of Arsenal fans) was the defense. There were question leading into the season about how Vermaelen's partner...
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Published: 2011-06-28 18:01:11 GMTHow Industrial Farming 'Destroyed' The Tasty Tomato
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In his new book "Tomatoland," food writer Barry Estabrook details the life of the mass-produced tomato and the environmental and human costs of the tomato industry. Today's tomatoes, he says, are bred for shipping and not for taste.hieroglifo nerd negri tasha
Republicans never demanded spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling under Bush
Congressional Republicans are currently taking a hardline stance with the White House and Democratic leaders in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. Th..
Republicans never demanded spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling under Bush
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Congressional Republicans are currently taking a hardline stance with the White House and Democratic leaders in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. Th..2012 Elections: Tim Pawlenty: The manufactured candidate
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He markets himself as a principled conservative, but the paper trail he's left in Minnesota says otherwise..Rep. Gabrielle Giffords makes first public appearance since shooting
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Giffords was given a standing ovation by the hundreds assembled as she entered the Space Center Houston in a wheelchair Afghan central bank chief flees
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Afghanistan's central bank governor, Abdul Qadeer Fitrat, flees the country saying he has resigned because a fraud investigation left his life in danger...

Monday, June 27, 2011

The single greatest threat to the United States is not joblessness, foreclosures, another recession nor skyrocketing debt. No, the single greatest threat to our country is today's Republican Party.

Thanks, Norton James
Arizona Democrats To Donate Paychecks To Jobless After Failed Special Session www.huffingtonpost.com
Democratic members of the Arizona legislature are going to donate their paychecks to the unemployed people they failed to help in a special session earlier this month.
Ok, but, what about Bush and Cheney ?
Yahoo! FinanceHigh unemployment? Check. A depressed housing market? Check. Strong potential for a global debt crisis? Check. Big stock market rally into the end of the year? Sure, why not? http://share.yhoo.it/rm4
Why Some Pros Still Believe a Big Stock Rally Is Coming - Source: share.yhoo.it
The market is known for its contrarian nature-that is, when sentiment gets strongly positive a pullback is a good bet and when investors get overly panicky, it's usually a good time to buy devalued stocks.
Obama is doing a very good job, the best he can under the circumstances, he is really saving the country, the Bush administration destroyed the world's economy..
Secretary Clinton: "The United States is working to create new partnerships with Muslim communities. We want to build bridges, not only bridges toward peace in the Middle East, but bridges of understanding. We believe we all can work toward... a more peaceful and prosperous future, one based on mutual respect and cooperation." NEOCONSERVATIVES want to sabotage peace process .....
Americans support an end to the Eternal War scenario. al qaeda or taliban killed more muslims in pakistan than all non muslim, terrorism has no religion "We must also remember that we have participated in three wars on their soil and many Middle Eastern civilians have died at the hands of t.he American military or American bombs. The news media here and there only reports what they consider newsworthy which is the actions of their zealots and our zealots." K Cooper....Tribute to the victims of September 11th terrorist attacks. President Obama Pays Tribute to the Victims of 9/11For our nation, this is a day of remembrance, a day of reflection, and with God’s grace a day of unity and renewal.
PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND LOVE
AMERICA WAS NOT ATTACKED BY ISLAM
AMERICA WAS ATTACKED BY TERRORISTS
THE SAME PEOPLE SUPPORTED BY REAGAN IN THE PAST
Republicans: The Single Greatest Threat to America
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The single greatest threat to the United States is not joblessness, foreclosures, another recession nor skyrocketing debt. No, the single greatest threat to our country is today's Republican Party.
Obama is doing a very good job, the best he can under the circumstances, he is really saving the country, the Bush administration destroyed the world's economy..
Obama is doing a very good job, the best he can under the circumstances, he is really saving the country, the Bush administration destroyed the world's economy..
Clinton: Obama Will Keep Twice As Many Troops in Afghanistan as Were There Under Bush
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week that even after President Barack Obama withdraws 33,000 soldiers from Afghanistan by September 2012, there will still be “twice as many” U.S. troops in the country as there were when he took office.
Merlin and Arthur singing You're the voice
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Arthur (Bradley James) and Merlin (Colin Morgan) messing around behind the scenes, for a bit of fun.Barcelona's Bojan to Roma & five Italian transfers to watch out for over the coming week - Goal.com
• www.goal.com The U.S. Supreme Court overturned a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent videogames to children: http://on.wsj.com/lF9gTM Click "like" if you agree with the decision, and leave a comment if you disagree.

High Court Strikes Down California Videogame Law
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The Supreme Court said the state of California cannot ban the rental or sale of violent videogames to children.
• Bachmann formally launched her campaign from her birthplace, Waterloo, Iowa, this morning. Her roots are among several reasons she's favored to win the Iowa caucuses.
Why Michele Bachmann is the Iowa frontrunner
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• Yesterday. on Fox Noise, Chris Wallace asked her if she was a flake. lol

Iowa crowd cheers on Bachmann - TwinCities.com
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WATERLOO, Iowa - On the eve of officially launching her presidential campaign here, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann got a rousing welcome home to her birthplace Sunday from more than 500 friends, family, enthusiastic supporters and inquisitive Republicans who poured into the Electric Ballroom to get an u
• Obama is doing a very good job, the best he can under the circumstances, he is really saving the country, the Bush administration destroyed the world's economy.... As President Obama prepares to meet with Senate leaders to try to restart talks over the debt, some Republicans see a potential path to compromise: Significant cuts in military spending GOP compromise on debt: Cut military spending?
www.washingtonpost.comBryan Douglas Coleman
For one to question the fairness and justness of a situation is as much a service as philanthropy; for, doing either, requires that one give of self and and be prepared to sacrifice of something of value. If one is unwilling to risk being put down for trying to lift up others, he lacks the moral fiber from whence greatness is woven.
7 seconds ago · Like · Is it morning in America? Or is now a time for blood, sweat, toil and tears? As the U.S. warms up for the presidential elections, the choice between those two narratives will be the most important decision each party makes and may determine who wins in 2012.
Democracy now for the people in the MEDemocracy now for the people in the ME
Commentary: America's economy: glass half full?
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The morning-in-America storyline is that the financial crisis is over, the economy is healing and the country’s innate powers of renewal, reinvention and innovation are already asserting themselves. The blood, sweat, toil and tears view is that the U.S. economy is still sick and that it will take a Foreign Policy Initiative
‎6/27 OB Must Read: Egyptian democracy activists pressing for delay in Sept. elections to allow more time to organize

Egypt's pro-democracy activists feel their grip slipping
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Sensing the revolution that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak is slipping from their grasp, activists and opposition groups are pressuring the ruling military council to postpone Egypt's elections in September amid fears that Islamists and members of the former regime will gain too much power.Helsinki, Finland- Bon Jovi Open Air Tour 2011
On June 17, 2011 Bon Jovi played an extended set to a sold out crowd in Helsinki, Finland. The rain poured down but the crowd stayed with us and made the show even better. Sometimes it's fun to stand out in the rain!

Photos by Kendra Sandoval

More photos and the full set list available at BonJovi.com/tour ‎"What we would like to do is change the world--make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves as God intended them to do. And, by fighting for better conditions, by crying out unceasingly for the rights of the workers, the poor, of the destitute.... We can throw our pebble in the pond and be confident that its ever widening circle will reach around the world." Dorothy Day
Leading world politicians urge ‘paradigm shift’ on drugs policy | Great News Network
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Former presidents, prime ministers, eminent economists and leading members of the business community will unite behind a call for a shift in global drug policy. The commission will call for drug policy to move from being focused on criminal justice towards a public health approach ‎"What we would like to do is change the world make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves as God intended them to do. And, by fighting for better conditions, by crying out unceasingly for the rights of the workers, the poor, of the destitute.... We can throw our pebble in the pond and be confident that its ever widening circle will reach around the world." Dorothy DayThe TSA defends demanding a 95-year-old leukemia patient remove her adult diaper for a security screening:

TSA Defends Adult Diaper Screening
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‎"We were right" is the TSA's response to outraged criticism after airport guards demanded a 95-year-old leukemia patient remove her adult diaper for a security screening, reports the...The Economist
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Find the right franchise for you. Explore business opportunities at The Economist's FREE Franchise Fair on June 28th 29th.

Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry
Check out this great review of my Noor collection on Forbes!

http://blogs.forbes.com/anthonydemarco/2011/06/26/arabic-inspired-lace-patterns-add-sparkle-to-ivanka-trumps-noor-jewelry-collection/

Arabic-Inspired Lace Patterns Add Sparkle to Ivanka Trump's Noor Jewelry Collection
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In a private suite at the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas on a floor dominated by the private suites of the Swiss watch companies, served as a fitting backdrop for Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry to unveil its Noor jewelry collection. The display was part of Las Vegas Jewelry Week, [...]FRS Healthy Energy
How did FRS Athlete Christie Rampone Spend her Birthday? Check our her Blog post from Germany!
Day #4 - Christie Rampone Blogs From Germany Celebrating My Birthday!
Welcome to Dresden, Germany! We arrived a couple days ago from Salzburg, Austria on a chartered flight which is always a fantastic way to travel. No lines, no security and no assigned seats. There has not been a whole lot of time for anything but tra...
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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Mountaineers die in French Alps
Six mountaineers have been found dead after an apparent avalanche of snow and rocks in the French Alps, officials say.
Syrian Troops Open Fire on Mourners
http://www.ncsociology.org/sociationtoday/v21/merit.htm

CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLE : 'In political discourse, the phrase "privatizing profits and socializing losses" refers to any instance of speculators benefitting (privately) from profits, but not taking losses, by pushing the losses onto society at large, particularly via the government.' Wk
sexo droga BOER
Delta Partnership May Cause Travel Headaches For Non-Muslims www.huffingtonpost.com NISSAN 6 MILHÕES
UPDATE: SCROLL DOWN FOR RELIGION NEWS SERVICE EDITOR'S NOTE Religion News Service issued a follow-up to this story on Friday (June 24).
As preferências sexuais de Paulo Barreto desde cedo constituíram-se em motivo de suspeita (e, posteriormente, de troça) entre seus contemporâneos. Solteiro, sem namorada ou amante conhecidas, muitos de seus textos deixam transparecer uma inclinação homoerótica bastante explícita. As suspeitas praticamente se confirmaram quando ele se arvorou em divulgador na terra brasileira, da obra do "maldito" Oscar Wilde, de quem traduziu várias obras.
Figura ímpar, que se vestia e se comportava como um "dândi de salão" (Rodrigues, 1996, p. 239), Paulo Barreto jamais ousou desafiar os estereótipos com os quais a sociedade rotula os homossexuais. Todavia, ao se propôr a defender novas ideias nos campos político e social, sua figura "volumosa, beiçuda, muito moreno, lisa de pelo" (como registrou Gilberto Amado) tornou-se um alvo perfeito para toda sorte de ataques, dentre os quais se destaca Humberto de Campos.[carece de fontes]
É nesse contexto que se insere seu suposto "flirt" com Isadora Duncan, que apresentou-se no Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro em 1916. Paulo Barreto, imortal
Eleito para a Academia Brasileira de Letras em sua terceira tentativa, em 1910, Paulo Barreto foi o primeiro a tomar posse usando o hoje famoso "fardão dos imortais". Anos depois, com a eleição de seu desafeto, o poeta Humberto de Campos, ele se afastou da instituição. Conta-se que, quando informada de sua morte, a mãe avisou expressamente que o velório não poderia ser feito lá, pois o filho não aprovaria a ideia.


Meet Woolly the Adorable Rabbit on Wheels Super Cute Video!
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Losing the use of his back legs was not going to stop Woolly and his owners, so they constructed this invention to help the adorable little guy get around. So cute and inspiring =)

Bob Sheaffer just drilled Michelle Bachman on several issues, including lying and choosing federal judges. He noted at the end of each segment of the discussion that she did not answer the question. She says God told her to run. I think she misunderstood God's directive. God said run into oblivion


Chris Wallace Asks Michele Bachmann: 'Are You A Flake?'
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WASHINGTON As Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn) presidential candidacy grows more serious, and as her position in the Iowa polls continues to strengthen, she will, undoubtedly, be asked about some of the more provocative avowals she's made in her past.

Medievalists.net
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In 1575, Marguerin de la Bigne published a commentary on the four Gospels under the name of Theophilus of Antioch.The edition was based on a...

U.S. colleges push efforts to draw foreign students - USATODAY.com
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The USA used to be the top choice for foreign students. Now, that has become a tough sell...

CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLE : 'In political discourse, the phrase "privatizing profits and socializing losses" refers to any instance of speculators benefitting (privately) from profits, but not taking losses, by pushing the losses onto society at large, particularly via the government.' Wk



Five myths about the Bush tax cuts
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The tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003, known as the Bush tax cuts, are set to expire Dec. 31, and the fight over what to do is increasingly heated. Should the tax cuts expire, as some Democrats have said? Should they be extended, as most Republicans maintain? Or does the answer lie somewhere in...
s RomneyCare is more liberal progressive than Obamacare, single payer and public option
tp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/30/AR2010073002671.html..
The cost of ongoing U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya is up to at least $1.2 trillion. What would the economic recovery look like if that money hadn’t been spent?
Commentary: Unemployment is the real price of war
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In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure. Tax the Rich


Bush tax cuts 10th anniversary: They've been a failure in every ...
8 Jun 2011 So, to recap: The Bush tax cuts were followed by low GDP growth, negative median wage growth, and little job growth. Even before the Great ...
www.slate.com/id/2296578/ Ten Years Of The Bush Tax Cuts | ThinkProgress
6 Jun 2011 By speeding up the income tax cuts, we will speed up economic recovery and the pace of job creation.” Bush called the 2001 tax cut, ...
thinkprogress.org/progress.../ten-years-of-the-bush-tax-cuts/ The Bush tax cuts were followed by low GDP growth,
negative median wage growth, and little job growth.'
The Bush tax cuts were followed by low GDP growth,
negative median wage growth, and little job growth.'

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Daily Kos: The case for calling out GOP sabotage
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The concern arises as numerous top Republicans react coldly to the prospect of temporarily reducing the payroll tax burden on employers and employees to juice the economy before federal spending draws down in the years ahead.Daily Kos: The case for calling out GOP sabotage
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The concern arises as numerous top Republicans react coldly to the prospect of temporarily reducing the payroll tax burden on employers and employees to juice the economy before federal spending draws down in the years ahead.


The Bible
‎"So let us not become tired of doing good; for if we do not give up, the time will come when we will reap the harvest." Galatians 6:9 GNT......what does verse 10 say?Michele Bachmann and Mitt Romney lead in first Iowa GOP poll
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Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann virtually tied in initial Iowa caucus polling.John Turturro creates the musical adventure "Passione" CBS News Video
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CBS News video: John Turturro creates the musical adventure "Passione" Director John Turturro spoke with CBSNews.com's Rick Borutta on the creative process making his latest film "Passione" a musical look at the roots and traditions of Naples, Italy.Betty Roberts, first woman on the Oregon Supreme Court, dies
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Betty Roberts, the first woman appointed to the Oregon Supreme Court and a trailblazer for women in state politics, died Saturday. She was 88.
44 minutes ago · Unlike · Obama Wants to Jail Americans with New Law
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By Europe Union TimesForeign Ministry reports circulating in the Kremlin are warning that an already explosive situation in the United States is about to get a whole lot worse as a new law put forth by President Obama is said capable of seeing up to 500,000 American citizens jailed for the crime ofMoggy paddle: Feline left paralysed after car crash learns to walk again by taking swimming lessons
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Mog the cat is slowly learning to walk again by swimming round a hydrotherapy pool. The one year old cat meows and makes gurgling sounds as she paddles around the pool in Cornwall.Red White Blue News.com
Project Gunrunner sends guns to them, now Hillabeans is giving them $1 BILLION to fight the drug cartels. I swear, if this was a movie, it would get panned.

$1 billion slated for Central America's drug war / Top Story / Current Edition / Costa Rica Newspape
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The Tico Times Central America's leading English language news source.
Rep. Ron Paul: “Liberty is second to life” | The State Column
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Texas Rep. Ron Paul said Friday that he considers abortion to be the key issue for Republicans as the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination heats up.


Suzanne Moles

Crew flies Boeing's new 747 from Seattle to Pittsburgh¿ for sandwiches
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The crew manning a new $300million 747-8 Freighter jet made the 2,500-mile test flight from outside Seattle to western Pennsylvania for a Primanti Bros sandwich.
about an hour ago


Rep. Ron Paul: “Liberty is second to life” | The State Column
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Texas Rep. Ron Paul said Friday that he considers abortion to be the key issue for Republicans as the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination heats up.


Suzanne Moles

Crew flies Boeing's new 747 from Seattle to Pittsburgh¿ for sandwiches
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The crew manning a new $300million 747-8 Freighter jet made the 2,500-mile test flight from outside Seattle to western Pennsylvania for a Primanti Bros sandwich.
Heroic police officer grabs suicidal woman just in time as she leaps from New York City building
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Natalia Ramos, 25, was reportedly distraught over losing her job and being dumped when she climbed to the roof of her four story apartment building in Manhattan.


Michigan Redistricting Puts Standout Freshman Congressman Justin Amash at Risk | Republican Liberty.
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The Republican Party has been handed many opportunities by the need to redraw congressional districts on the basis of the 2010 census. Some strong Republican Ron Paul Leads NH Tea Party Poll | Gather
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Ron Paul now enjoys a huge lead over Michele Bachmann in an online poll being conducted by the Raymond NH Area Tea Party. Thats embarrassing news for..."I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence." Eugene V. Debbs
Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann virtually tied in initial Iowa caucus polling.
Ron Paul Leads NH Tea Party Poll | Gather
Arpaio Orders Deputies To Start Asking Undocumented Immigrants About Wildfires
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The fallout from Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) patently false statement that undocumented immigrants were responsible for the destructive wildfires in Arizona continued this week, as his fellow Arizona senator Jon Kyl (R) and Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio entered the fray. “Sheriff Joe,” as he’s called, m..

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Obama: We Can't Just Cut Way to Prosperity www.cnbc.com
President Barack Obama said Saturday he remained committed to working with Congress to find a solution to the government's debt problem, but the focus could not only be on spending cuts.
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Find the latest stock market news, information & headlines. Get up to date business news as well as stock market, financial & earnings news online. View world markets streaming charts & video; find stock tickers and quotes on the official CNBC site...

Mark Maxfield I agree wholeheartedly--the US will never get out of this hole by ONLY cutting spending...........we also have to cut taxes.

Daily Kos: The case for calling out GOP sabotage www.dailykos.com
The concern arises as numerous top Republicans react coldly to the prospect of temporarily reducing the payroll tax burden on employers and employees -- to juice the economy before federal spending draws down in the years ahead.

Daily Kos :: State of the Nation
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The lawsuits, filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas, allege that the firms made "numerous misrepresentations" in the offering documents for the securities.
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Michael Pelletier The problem is the word "temporary". The markets and businesses want stability and predictability. Any laws passed , payroll tax or not, should be permanent...this basic concept Obama still does not understand....
Obama: We Can't Just Cut Way to Prosperity www.cnbc.com
President Barack Obama said Saturday he remained committed to working with Congress to find a solution to the government's debt problem, but the focus could not only be on spending cuts.
Arpaio Orders Deputies To Start Asking Undocumented Immigrants About Wildfires thinkprogress.org
The fallout from Sen. John McCain’s (R AZ) patently false statement that undocumented immigrants were responsible for the destructive wildfires in Arizona continued this week, as his fellow Arizona senator Jon Kyl (R) and Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio entered the fray. “Sheriff Joe,” as he’s called, m
Daily Kos: The case for calling out GOP sabotage www.dailykos.com
The concern arises as numerous top Republicans react coldly to the prospect of temporarily reducing the payroll tax burden on employers and employees -- to juice the economy before federal spending draws down in the years ahead.
Budget Showdown: Bad medicine alert: Austerity in the U.K.
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A lesson for U.S. politicians: Spending cuts in Britain are forcing more government borrowing, not lessOneCitizen Speaking
Good intentions do not equal good outcomes when the progressives are involved ... in fact, someone once said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions and they were absolutely right.

Slaughter ban sending horses across borders Washington Times
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Congress imposed a back door ban on horse slaughter in 2006 to try to improve humane conditions, but a new government report says it has backfired and the same horses are now being exported for slaughter in Canada and Mexico, and they likely are suffering more along the journey.
Five myths about the Bush tax cuts
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The tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003, known as the Bush tax cuts, are set to expire Dec. 31, and the fight over what to do is increasingly heated. Should the tax cuts expire, as some Democrats have said? Should they be extended, as most Republicans maintain? Or does the answer lie somewhere in...
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Eliminate All Bush Era Tax Cuts and Reduce the National Debt by 50% by 2020 www.change.org
The CBO has calculated that the Bush era tax cuts have directly placed the U.S. in it's current dangerous economic condition. .

Friday, June 24, 2011


At least pay attention to this one thing Mr President.

President Obama Apologizes to Family of Fallen Soldier - Political Punch
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President Obama today apologized to the family of a Medal of Honor recipient whom he erroneously said was still alive. On Thursday at Fort Drum, the president told troops from the 10th Mountain Division that he previously

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JUST IN: New York becomes the sixth state to allow same-sex marriage. Your thoughts? (And please be civil.)

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Let's hear about it.

ATF chief resisting pressure to step down... 'Eager' to testify about botched gun operation.
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The acting director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is strongly resisting pressure to step down because of growing controversy over the agency's surveillance program that allowed U.S. guns to flow unchecked into Mexico , according to several federal sources in
‎@Norton James: Now, you have it. I have a suggestion for both parties: Let the Debt Ceiling date of August 2nd come and go. Then, we will see both parties run for the hills. Eric Cantor and John Kyle both got up and left the meetings. Neit...her one wants to take blame for agreeing to increase the taxes for the wealthiest 2%. They want to put the ball in President Obama's court so, in 2012, they can say the President raised yopur taxes. I know President Obama knows what the Republicans are up too.
In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure.
Olbermann: Petraeus is ‘unfit’ to head the CIA | Raw Replay www.rawstory.com
Current TV host Keith Olbermann believes that General David Patraeus has disqualified himself from heading the CIA by the answer he gave to a question about enhanced interrogation methods during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. As reported by CBS news, P
An Unfair Burden for the Poor www.nytimes.com
Any deal to cut the deficit must shield the most vulnerable Americans.
An Unfair Burden for the Poor
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Any deal to cut the deficit must shield the most vulnerable Americans. HURDLE CLEAR



8 Reasons Justice Clarence Thomas Must Step Down | Civil Liberties www.alternet.org
Plagued by ethical breaches and links to groups calling for armed insurrection against the U.S. government, Clarence Thomas must resign his seat on the Supreme Court.
William Dawson
‎@Norton James: Now, you have it. I have a suggestion for both parties: Let the Debt Ceiling date of August 2nd come and go. Then, we will see both parties run for the hills. Eric Cantor and John Kyle both got up and left the meetings. Neit...her one wants to take blame for agreeing to increase the taxes for the wealthiest 2%. They want to put the ball in President Obama's court so, in 2012, they can say the President raised yopur taxes. I know President Obama knows what the Republicans are up too.
In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure.
Olbermann: Petraeus is ‘unfit’ to head the CIA | Raw Replay www.rawstory.com
Current TV host Keith Olbermann believes that General David Patraeus has disqualified himself from heading the CIA by the answer he gave to a question about enhanced interrogation methods during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. As reported by CBS news, P
An Unfair Burden for the Poor www.nytimes.com
Any deal to cut the deficit must shield the most vulnerable Americans.
An Unfair Burden for the Poor
www.nytimes.com
Any deal to cut the deficit must shield the most vulnerable Americans. HURDLE CLEAR



8 Reasons Justice Clarence Thomas Must Step Down | Civil Liberties www.alternet.org
Plagued by ethical breaches and links to groups calling for armed insurrection against the U.S. government, Clarence Thomas must resign his seat on the Supreme Court.
William Dawson
‎@Norton James: Now, you have it. I have a suggestion for both parties: Let the Debt Ceiling date of August 2nd come and go. Then, we will see both parties run for the hills. Eric Cantor and John Kyle both got up and left the meetings. Neit...her one wants to take blame for agreeing to increase the taxes for the wealthiest 2%. They want to put the ball in President Obama's court so, in 2012, they can say the President raised yopur taxes. I know President Obama knows what the Republicans are up too.
In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure.
Olbermann: Petraeus is ‘unfit’ to head the CIA | Raw Replay www.rawstory.com
Current TV host Keith Olbermann believes that General David Patraeus has disqualified himself from heading the CIA by the answer he gave to a question about enhanced interrogation methods during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. As reported by CBS news, P
An Unfair Burden for the Poor www.nytimes.com
Any deal to cut the deficit must shield the most vulnerable Americans.
An Unfair Burden for the Poor
www.nytimes.com
Any deal to cut the deficit must shield the most vulnerable Americans. HURDLE CLEAR



8 Reasons Justice Clarence Thomas Must Step Down | Civil Liberties www.alternet.org
Plagued by ethical breaches and links to groups calling for armed insurrection against the U.S. government, Clarence Thomas must resign his seat on the Supreme Court.
tax bush

Saddam didnt have WMD an Army and never attacked the US
Tax the Rich
Deficit Rx: 1)Tax the Rich 2)Tax Corporations 3)Tax Capital Gains as Income. 4)Raise Soc Sec Tax Cap. 5)Tax Inheritance. 6)End the Wars
Deficit Rx: 1)Tax the Rich 2)Tax Corporations 3)Tax Capital Gains as Income. 4)Raise Soc Sec Tax Cap. 5)Tax Inheritance. 6)End the Wars
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Tax cuts = 3 trillion dollars Bushs wars = 4 trillion dollars Social Justice = Glenn and Fox with our money
Gandhi
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Tax the Rich

Deficit Rx: 1)Tax the Rich 2)Tax Corporations 3)Tax Capital Gains as Income. 4)Raise Soc Sec Tax Cap. 5)Tax Inheritance. 6)End the Wars
1,656 people like this.
Tax cuts = 3 trillion dollars Bushs wars = 4 trillion dollars Social Justice = Glenn and Fox with our money

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Social Security has an annual $77 Billion surplus www.thomhartmann.com
Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2010 Trustees Report



A number of recent reports suggested that the Brazil international could follow Andre Villas-Boas to Chelsea, but the player's agent has made it clear that he will stay put

Agent of Porto's Hulk dismisses Chelsea rumours Goal.com www.goal.com
A number of recent reports suggested that the Brazil international could follow Andre Villas-Boas to Chelsea, but the player's agent has made it clear that he will stay put

In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure.
In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure.
RomneyCare is more liberal progressive than Obamacare, single payer and public option
Deficit talks implode as GOP negotiators drop out www.cbsnews.com
As Republicans drop out of deficit talks, Democrats say GOP is "playing with fire" by threatening to oppose raising the debt limit.


Prison guards in Iran are giving condoms to criminals and encouraging them to systematically rape young opposition activists locked up with them, according to accounts from inside the country's jail system.

Iran giving out condoms for criminals to rape us, say jailed activists www.guardian.co.uk
Smuggled letters allege authorities are using mass rape as a weapon inside Iran's most notorious prisons
Here's something to look at before you head home this Friday afternoon. Have a great weekend!

Video: Shark Jumps Surfer www.chicagotribune.com
Orlando Sentinel photographer Jacob Langston was out in the waters of New Smyrna Beach making a video of a surfer when another surfer exclaimed to him, "Dude! Did you see that?!"

After taking her country by storm, the hottest pop star in Japan is revealed to have one flaw: she's computer-generated! Is this the first sign of the robot apocalypse, or the coolest thing to ever happen to the entertainment industry?

Japanese Scientists Build a Perfect (and Fake) Pop Star TIME NewsFeed bit.ly
Eguchi Aimi is your typical Japanese pop star: perfect skin, high pitched girlish voice, lithe figure, and a team of computer designers,...

Senators introduces comprehensive immigration reform bill floridaindependent.com
U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Harry Reid, D-Nev., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., John Kerry, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., reintroduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Wednesday.
Reel China: Political maneuvers drive 'Beginning of the Great Revival's' success www.latimes.com
— Political films can be a tough sell in many countries, to say the least. But director Huang Jianxin is confident that he's sitting on a blockbuster with "Beginning of the Great Revival," a historical epic detailing the founding of China's Communist Party .
Vice President Joe Biden's deficit reduction talks imploded today after the only two Republicans involved in the negotiations announced they are halting their participation because of their objections to Democratic demands for "tax increases." (via Political Hotsheet)

Deficit talks implode as GOP negotiators drop out www.cbsnews.com
As Republicans drop out of deficit talks, Democrats say GOP is "playing with fire" by threatening to oppose raising the debt limit.
90,000 fans expected at Rose Bowl for USA Mexico soccer game on Saturday - latimes.com latimesblogs.latimes.com
With more than 90,000 soccer fans expected Saturday for the sellout game between USA and Mexico at the Rose Bowl, attendees are being asked to arrive early, and everyone else is requested to stay away. And officials are warning fans...

Senators introduces comprehensive immigration reform bill floridaindependent.com
U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Harry Reid, D-Nev., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., John Kerry, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., reintroduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Wednesday.
Reel China: Political maneuvers drive 'Beginning of the Great Revival's' success www.latimes.com
— Political films can be a tough sell in many countries, to say the least. But director Huang Jianxin is confident that he's sitting on a blockbuster with "Beginning of the Great Revival," a historical epic detailing the founding of China's Communist Party .
Vice President Joe Biden's deficit reduction talks imploded today after the only two Republicans involved in the negotiations announced they are halting their participation because of their objections to Democratic demands for "tax increases." (via Political Hotsheet)

Deficit talks implode as GOP negotiators drop out www.cbsnews.com
As Republicans drop out of deficit talks, Democrats say GOP is "playing with fire" by threatening to oppose raising the debt limit.
90,000 fans expected at Rose Bowl for USA-Mexico soccer game on Saturday - latimes.com latimesblogs.latimes.com
With more than 90,000 soccer fans expected Saturday for the sellout game between USA and Mexico at the Rose Bowl, attendees are being asked to arrive early, and everyone else is requested to stay away. And officials are warning fans...

Interesting Wirelessly controlling the distance and speed between cars in the caravan can cut back on accidents, improve fuel efficiency and limit congestion, researchers believe.

Nevada authorizes driverless cars (like the ones at Google) latimesblogs.latimes.com
Some believe that drivers are to cars as fish are to bicycles, and the state of Nevada has agreed and passed a bill this week approving driverless vehicles on its roads. Assembly Bill 511, the first such legislation in the country, allows the state’s Department of Transportation to draw


Texas Tribune“If you’re going by the numbers, I would say Castro is the heavy favorite,” said Harold Cook, a Democratic political consultant based in Austin. “But if there’s any Anglo candidate, any Austin candidate, who can win this race, it’s Doggett.”

Joaquin Castro To Take On Doggett for New Congressional Seat, by Emily Ramshaw www.texastribune.org
San Antonio State Rep. Joaquin Castro will take on veteran U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett to vie for a newly created congressional district that spans from San Antonio up to southern Travis County. Expect the Democratic primary to be a doozy.

Peter Falk, Rumpled and Crafty Actor on ‘Columbo,’ Dies at 83 www.nytimes.com
Mr. Falk, known for his signature role on television, had a wide-ranging career in comedy and drama in film and onstage.
New Patriot Act Controversy: Is Washington Collecting Your Cell-Phone Data? ti.me
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee met to consider worries that the Justice Department's interpretation of a section of the Patriot Act, a...

An Iowa woman found out the hard way that a peckish pooch and a foot made numb by diabetes-related nerve damage make for a very bad combination. Her Jack Russell terrier chewed off part of her infected big toe as she slept.
Dog chews off toe of diabetic woman as she sleeps www.cbsnews.com
Unusual case serves as reminder for people with diabetes-related nerve damage to cover wounds during sleep

Social Security has an annual $77 Billion surplus www.thomhartmann.com
Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2010 Trustees Report

1 - Spend less
2 - Start closing federal agencies
3 - End wars
4 - Simplify tax code

RomneyCare is more liberal progressive than Obamacare, single payer and public option
tp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/30/AR2010073002671.html.
Eliminate All Bush Era Tax Cuts and Reduce the National Debt by 50% by 2020 www.change.org
The CBO has calculated that the Bush era tax cuts have directly placed the U.S. in it's current dangerous economic condition. The CBO stated; If the...
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Change.org is the leading site for social change, providing daily news and information about important social issues and empowering people to take action.
RomneyCare is more liberal progressive than Obamacare, single payer and public option
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EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Murphy Says Thomas’ Actions Call Into Question Whether He ‘Can Continue To Serve As. thinkprogress.org
In an exclusive interview with ThinkProgress, Rep. Chris Murphy (D CT) the lead sponsor of a bill which would strip Supreme Court justices of their immunity from a code of ethical conduct that applies to other federal judges suggests that an investigation may be necessary to determine whether Ju


AMAZING 50 Meter Goal by Brian Ferreira Incredible Goal! Japan 3-1 Argentina - U17 World Cup 2011 -.
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SAN DIEGO After deliberating for just hours, a jury returned a verdict in the case of a San Diego medical student charged with sexually assaulting and killing an Orange County man. fourier AMAZING 50 Meter Goal by Brian Ferreira Incredible Goal! Japan 3 1 Argentina U17 World Cup 2011
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'America's Most Wanted' tipster said he saw Whitey Bulger playing chess in Santa Monica in 2008 la
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The host of "America's Most Wanted" said Friday that one of the scores of tips that followed a 2008 broadcast about James "Whitey" Bulger included a claim that the notorious Boston mob boss was seen in Santa Monica -- three...
Senators introduces comprehensive immigration reform bill floridaindependent.com
U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Harry Reid, D-Nev., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., John Kerry, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., reintroduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Wednesday.
The House on Friday afternoon rejected legislation that would have prohibited the funding of military operations in Libya with only a few exceptions.
House keeps Libya mission funds; does not authorize US action thehill.com
The House on Friday afternoon rejected legislation that would have prohibited the funding of military operations in Libya with only a few exceptions. The x-y vote in favor of the bill came after a debate in which both parties were split on how best to handle U.


Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP)
Oregon Senate today voted to enrich Wall St. . . . hopefully common sense and good values will prevail in House on Monday. The bill has no jobs attached to it and subsidizes behavior that would happen anyway. And investors can carry forward their unused tax credits indefinitely.

SB 817: Will Wall Street Score an End-of-Session Win? - Oregon Center for Public Policy
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Will the Oregon legislature really make lining the pockets of Wall Street and wealthy investors a priority before adjournment sine die? With SB ...Memo To House Republicans: Following Reagan’s 1982 Tax Increase, Economy Boomed, Unemployment Fell
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Yesterday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) walked out of deficit reduction negotiations being led by Vice President Joe Biden, on the justification that Democrats were insisting on some sort of new revenue being part of the deal, while Republicans have ruled taxes “off the table.” “There is

Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP)
Oregon Senate today voted to enrich Wall St. . . . hopefully common sense and good values will prevail in House on Monday. The bill has no jobs attached to it and subsidizes behavior that would happen anyway. And investors can carry forward their unused tax credits indefinitely.

SB 817: Will Wall Street Score an End-of-Session Win? Oregon Center for Public Policy
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Will the Oregon legislature really make lining the pockets of Wall Street and wealthy investors a priority before adjournment sine die? With SB ...Memo To House Republicans: Following Reagan’s 1982 Tax Increase, Economy Boomed, Unemployment Fell
thinkprogress.org
Yesterday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) walked out of deficit reduction negotiations being led by Vice President Joe Biden, on the justification that Democrats were insisting on some sort of new revenue being part of the deal, while Republicans have ruled taxes “off the table.” “There is

House Republicans: Following Reagan’s 1982 Tax Increase, Economy Boomed, Unemployment Fell
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Yesterday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) walked out of deficit reduction negotiations being led by Vice President Joe Biden, on the justification that Democrats were insisting on some sort of new revenue being part of the deal, while Republicans have ruled taxes “off the table.” “There is

Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP)
Oregon Senate today voted to enrich Wall St. . . . hopefully common sense and good values will prevail in House on Monday. The bill has no jobs attached to it and subsidizes behavior that would happen anyway. And investors can carry forward their unused tax credits indefinitely.

SB 817: Will Wall Street Score an End-of-Session Win? - Oregon Center for Public Policy
www.ocpp.org
Will the Oregon legislature really make lining the pockets of Wall Street and wealthy investors a priority before adjournment sine die? With SB ...Memo To House Republicans: Following Reagan’s 1982 Tax Increase, Economy Boomed, Unemployment Fell
thinkprogress.org
Yesterday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) walked out of deficit reduction negotiations being led by Vice President Joe Biden, on the justification that Democrats were insisting on some sort of new revenue being part of the deal, while Republicans have ruled taxes “off the table.” “There isSB 817: Will Wall Street Score an End of Session Win? Oregon Center for Public Policy
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Will the Oregon legislature really make lining the pockets of Wall Street and wealthy investors a priority before adjournment sine die? With SB ...Memo To
The Four Flaws of a Capital Gains Income Tax Cut Oregon Center for Public Policy
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The Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP) uses research and analysis to advance policies and practices that improve the economic and social opportunities of all Oregonians...A number of recent reports suggested that the Brazil international could follow Andre Villas-Boas to Chelsea, but the player's agent has made it clear that he will stay put
Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP)
Oregon Senate today voted to enrich Wall St. . . . hopefully common sense and good values will prevail in House on Monday. The bill has no jobs attached to it and subsidizes behavior that would happen anyway. And investors can carry forward their unused tax credits indefinitely.
I think kill animals only for eat,I wouldn't eat shark fin soup, never! Humans kill animals only for pleasure. True Hunters do not kill animals only for "fun". Kill animals only for sustenance and survival. I think kill animals for made a woman dress is horrible and really cruel, when you really don't need to, it's vil



"If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals." Leo Tolstoy

"Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends"
George Bernard Shaw

"Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it." Mark Twain

"Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” - Anatole France

"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages." Thomas A. Edison

"If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals." Leo Tolstoy

He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to act justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8

"The Greatness of a Nation and it's Moral Progress Can be Judged by the Way it's Animals are Treated." Mahatma Ghandi

"Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." Albert Einstein

"Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight." Albert Schweitzer

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Famous Gangster Informants in U.S. History
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History
HISTORY IN THE HEADLINES: Last night the notorious mobster James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger surrendered to authorities. The onetime boss of Boston’s Irish-American-dominated Winter Hill Gang, Bulger doubled as an FBI informant from the mid-1970s until his handler tipped him off to his imminent arrest in January 1995. Find out more about famous gangster informants in U.S. history at: http://bit.ly/lmkb8F

“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.”
John Maynard Keynes quote
The Meritocracy Myth http://www.ncsociology.org/sociationtoday/v21/merit.htm.
In terms of promoting economic growth and creating jobs the Bush tax cuts have been a miserable failure. Tax the Rich

Deficit Rx: 1)Tax the Rich 2)Tax Corporations 3)Tax Capital Gains as Income. 4)Raise Soc Sec Tax Cap. 5)Tax Inheritance. 6)End the Wars
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Tax cuts = 3 trillion dollars Bushs wars = 4 trillion dollars Social Justice = Glenn and Fox with our money
Tax the Rich

Deficit Rx: 1)Tax the Rich 2)Tax Corporations 3)Tax Capital Gains as Income. 4)Raise Soc Sec Tax Cap. 5)Tax Inheritance. 6)End the Wars
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Tax cuts = 3 trillion dollars Bushs wars = 4 trillion dollars Social Justice = Glenn and Fox with our money

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Jason J Peugot Mark, the point is that CEO's make obscene amounts, while the workers/middle class have seen wages largely remain stagnant. this has been happening for 30-40 years. the MIDDLE class is what drives our economy...
Brian Pitt ‎"How evil."

Well, there is this part:
"Today, American CEOs make 263 times the average compensation for American workers, up from the 30 to 1 ratio in the 1970s. In 2010 alone, CEO pay went up 27 percent while average worker pay went up just 2 percent."
Brian Pitt ‎"I wasn't being sarcastic. I think all corporations in the USA should be taxed 90%. That'll learn em."

It'd be better to raise personal taxes for the top brackets much higher and lower corporate taxes. That'll also provide a way to boost employment as people ideologically opposed to taxation reinvest in their businesses rather than getting a ton of money taxed by the government.
‎32 Corporations Spent More on Compensation for Top Executives in 2010 Than They Paid in Income Taxes www.truth-out.org
Over the last few decades, executive pay at large corporations has skyrocketed. Today, American CEOs make 263 times the average compensation for American workers, up from the 30 to 1 ratio in the 1970s. In 2010 alone, CEO pay went up 27 percent while average worker pay went up just 2 percent.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Obama Hosts Congressional Members After Talks Get Stuck on Tax Increases, Entitlement Spending
www.foxnews.com
As the Treasury Department announced its collecting more tax revenue but still not enough to reduce the federal budget deficit below $1.4 trillion for the year, President Obama is meeting with congressional Democrats to develop a long-term approach to cutting the deficit.
Energy in America: House to Vote on Lifting Offshore Oil Moratorium
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With almost 98 percent of America's offshore oil off-limits to drilling, and sustained gas prices nearing $4 a gallon, congressional Republicans say only one thing is keeping America from tapping into its offshore resources President Obama.

Suzanne Moles via Deborah Carwile Mason
Why are they doing this when oil is what need for the present.

Senate Dems split with Obama on transferring tax credit revenue from oil companies to alternative en
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Senate Dems split with Obama on transferring tax credits from oil companies to alternative energy Afghan War Pullout Set in Motion?

• The first phase of Obama's plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan may have already begun, as Pentagon identifies roughly 800 troops that will prepare to leave the country next month and won't be replaced.
• Syria army enters towns in north
• Syrian security forces move on two northern towns as one of the key members of the country's inner circle relinquishes his business interests.
US pledges to hunt down Zawahiri
The US will hunt down and kill new al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri as it did Osama Bin Laden, Washington's top military officer says.
Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity'
Why Ron Paul keeps winning straw poll The Fix The Washington Post www.washingtonpost.com
The Fix: The Texas Congressman won another straw poll this past weekend at the Republican Leadership Conference. Does it matter?
Wal-Mart Cashier Caught in Counterfeit Ring: Police
www.nbcwashington.com
Police busted a suspected counterfeit currency ring in which a Wal-Mart cashier allegedly passed phony bills to customers.
(Not) spreading the wealth The Washington Post
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• The income gap between the wealthy and the rest of the country has grown along with dramatic increases in CEO pay.Obama Preps Afghanistan Endgame
• AFP
• President to outline his plan for pulling U.S. forces out of Afghanistan, a move OK'd by military leaders and criticized by war weary Democrats and the Tea Party.
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said “dark forces” are waging a “war of attrition” against efforts to strengthen regulation of the financial system.
Why Ron Paul keeps winning straw polls The Fix The Washington Post www.washingtonpost.com
The Fix: The Texas Congressman won another straw poll this past weekend at the Republican Leadership Conference. Does it matter?



CBS News added 2 new photos to the album Michelle Obama's Africa visit.

Michelle Obama's Africa visit
First lady Michelle Obama embarked on a goodwill visit to sub-Saharan Africa on ...Monday, a weeklong stay designed to show that America cares about the continent's issues and people. http://bit.ly/kOJc5cSee More


CBS News
As we went over the recently released jobs data one city in particular jumped out at us. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin unemployment for African American men is at 34 percent. CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller reports on what the city is doing to get people back to work. (via CBS Evening News)

In Milwaukee, 34 percent of black men unemployed
www.cbsnews.com
With a skyrocketing rate of African American joblessness, Milwaukee tries to innovate its way out of the mess



CBS News
As Obama prepares to announces withdrawal strategy, new commanders in Washington and Kabul will be advising how to execute it

Changing of the guard in Afghan war leadership CBS News
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CBS News
The grounding of flights Sunday at Reagan National Airport was prompted by a woman who told an Ohio airport worker that there was a bomb aboard an airplane — a warning she later said she had received in a message from God.

"Message from God" led to DC airport bomb scare
www.cbsnews.com
Woman at Dayton airport, where jet took off, said God told her passengers were in danger; FBI search found nothing






CBS News
A journalist, his wife, and their 21-year-old son were shot to death inside their home in the Gulf coast city of Veracruz, authorities said.

Mexico crime reporter, wife, son shot to death
www.cbsnews.com
Journalist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco killed inside Gulf coast home with wife, 21-year-old son; No arrests




CBS News
In one of two significant rulings favoring business, the Supreme Court is barring states from using public nuisance laws to try to force major utilities to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

Supreme Court backs EPA over state govts on climate change
www.cbsnews.com
Court said climate change regulation is the business of the federal government, not the states




CBS News
The nation's largest physician's group has affirmed its support for a key part of President Obama's health care overhaul. At its annual meeting in Chicago, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to maintain its official position in favor of the "individual mandate," which requires nearly all Americans to purchase health insurance. The AMA prefers the term "individual responsibility."

Doctors org. backs health insurance mandate - Political Hotsheet - CBS News
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The AMA officially backs key part of Obama's health care overhaul, which requires nearly all Americans get health insurance Read more by Rob Mank on CBS News' Political Hotsheet.


CBS News
Sen. John McCain is taking heat from civil rights organizations for comments he made over the weekend implying that illegal immigrants were responsible for the wildfires that have been plaguing Arizona for weeks.

McCain takes heat for wildfire comments
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Civil rights groups target Arizona Republican for tying wildfires to undocumented immigrants


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CBS News
A private investigator says he has tracked down a homeless Utah man and delivered some good news: He's inherited a lot of money.

P.I. tracks homeless man, tells him he's rich
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Investigator finds man due "significant" inheritance living out of shopping cart in Salt Lake City park




CBS News
Pakistani Police said that militants kidnapped a 9-year-old girl on her way to school and forced her to wear a suicide bomb vest.

Pakistani cops: Girl forced to wear suicide vest
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Girl, 9, escapes captors who wanted her to attack checkpoint, police say; Initial police reports in Pakistan sometimes wrong




CBS News
Sea level has been rising significantly over the past century of global warming, according to a study that offers the most detailed look yet at the changes in ocean levels during the last 2,100 years.

Study: Sea level rising at "unprecedented" pace
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Lead researcher tracking sea level from late 19th century to today says higher level will lead to land loss, more flooding




CBS News
While most of the 76 million baby boomers are no longer caring for their children, more and more of them are playing the role of caretakerfor an older generation: their parents. But how ready are they for this role? A new survey by Home Instead Senior Care, an in-home care company, shows that an alarming number of those caring for their aging parents are under-prepared. (via The Early Show)

Many boomers not prepared for elder care: survey
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Many boomers not prepared for elder care: survey - Survey: Many under prepared to take care of seniors; AARP: Have frank talks with mom and dad about finances, health



CBS News
Ryan Dunn of "Jackass" fame died early this morning in a car crash in the West Goshen Township near Philadelphia, Penn. The TV and film star was only 34. Dunn crashed his car around 3 A.M. EDT. Though no official cause for the crash, Dunn did tweet a picture of himself drinking with friends a few hours before the crash. (via What's Trending)

Ryan Dunn of "Jackass" tweets pic of him drinking before death
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‎"Jackass'" Ryan Dunn dies in gruesome car crash in Pennsylvania early this morning



CBS News
Hundreds of raucous demonstrators on both sides of the divisive gay-marriage debate jammed the usually sedate halls of New York's Capitol on Monday as Senate Republicans, who can determine the measure's fate, consider whether to schedule a decisive vote on the issue.

Rallies grow as NY weighs gay marriage vote
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As state considers vote on divisive issue, hundreds jam halls of New York's Capitol


View all 132 commentsRepublicans destroyed the world's economy thats 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 financial crisis since the Great Depression. PRIVATIZING PROFITS SOCIALIZING LOSSES

CBS News added 2 new photos to the album Michelle Obama's Africa visit.

Michelle Obama's Africa visit
First lady Michelle Obama embarked on a goodwill visit to sub-Saharan Africa on ...Monday, a weeklong stay designed to show that America cares about the continent's issues and people. http://bit.ly/kOJc5cSee More


CBS News
As we went over the recently released jobs data one city in particular jumped out at us. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin unemployment for African American men is at 34 percent. CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller reports on what the city is doing to get people back to work. (via CBS Evening News)

In Milwaukee, 34 percent of black men unemployed
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With a skyrocketing rate of African American joblessness, Milwaukee tries to innovate its way out of the mess

Norton James Republicans destroyed the world's economy thats 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 financial crisis since the Great Depression. PRIVATIZING PROFITS SOCIALIZING LOSSES


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As Obama prepares to announces withdrawal strategy, new commanders in Washington and Kabul will be advising how to execute it

Changing of the guard in Afghan war leadership - CBS News
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CBS News
The grounding of flights Sunday at Reagan National Airport was prompted by a woman who told an Ohio airport worker that there was a bomb aboard an airplane — a warning she later said she had received in a message from God.

"Message from God" led to DC airport bomb scare
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Woman at Dayton airport, where jet took off, said God told her passengers were in danger; FBI search found nothing


CBS News
A journalist, his wife, and their 21-year-old son were shot to death inside their home in the Gulf coast city of Veracruz, authorities said.

Mexico crime reporter, wife, son shot to death
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Journalist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco killed inside Gulf coast home with wife, 21-year old son; No arrests



CBS News
In one of two significant rulings favoring business, the Supreme Court is barring states from using public nuisance laws to try to force major utilities to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

Supreme Court backs EPA over state govts on climate change
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Court said climate change regulation is the business of the federal government, not the states


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The nation's largest physician's group has affirmed its support for a key part of President Obama's health care overhaul. At its annual meeting in Chicago, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to maintain its official position in favor of the "individual mandate," which requires nearly all Americans to purchase health insurance. The AMA prefers the term "individual responsibility."

Doctors org. backs health insurance mandate Political Hotsheet CBS News
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The AMA officially backs key part of Obama's health care overhaul, which requires nearly all Americans get health insurance Read more by Rob Mank on CBS News' Political Hotsheet.



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Sen. John McCain is taking heat from civil rights organizations for comments he made over the weekend implying that illegal immigrants were responsible for the wildfires that have been plaguing Arizona for weeks.

McCain takes heat for wildfire comments
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Civil rights groups target Arizona Republican for tying wildfires to undocumented immigrants

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A private investigator says he has tracked down a homeless Utah man and delivered some good news: He's inherited a lot of money.

P.I. tracks homeless man, tells him he's rich
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Investigator finds man due "significant" inheritance living out of shopping cart in Salt Lake City park

What makes the Strad so special?
As a Stradivarius violin is sold in an online auction for a record £9.8m, what is it about the famous brand that brings musicians to their knees?

Torchwood 'won't abandon roots'
Mad Men scores awards hat-trick
Dame Judi given Freedom of London
Winehouse comeback tour cancelled
Violin sold for £9.8m at auction
Green Lantern tops UK box office
Jackass star Dunn dies in crash
BBC to dramatise Monty Python row
John Barry remembered at memorial
Crime em SP