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except thanks for a dose or
amidst the more and
- “Thank You for this, Amy,
and this is just a microcosm
what's been going on
"Here’s the S&P 500 chart going back 15 years. We had a big rally during the late 90’s…a big sell-off from 2000-2002…a big rally from 2003-2007…a big sell-off from 2007-2009…a big rally from 2009 to 2011…and now we’re in the beginning stages of… Read full post »
Three Myths Debunked
(Photo: The U.S. Army / Flickr)
“It is a common theme” that the United States, which “only a few years ago was hailed to stride the world as a colossus with unparalleled power and unmatched appeal is in
As the electricity is on, for the time, I can, quickly post something. The typhoon is, now, expected to last three more days, so please excuse any late responses to any comments, if there are any.
This post is dedicated to Jack and a young OS women to be left un-named.
We, who can tear ourselves away from "reality TV" have all seen clips of seniors and protestors tasered by our "peace" officers, because . . . because .. . because, they can (and it provides entertainment).… Read full post »
U.S. 'black hole' prison's
activities kept a secret
Almost all the known Republican candidates for the presidency have signed a pledge to assure their voter bases they share common principles ("Signing Away the Right to Gov
"Barack Obama has belonged to Wall Street, corporate America, and the Pentagon from the beginning. Consider his first year in the White House – a study in the triumph of corporate-imperial conservatism. With its expansion o/… Read full post »
Obama's Bad Bargain
Abrawang, You, with all due right, asked about the numbers cited in my last post, and deserve a response. These comments are just a tad dated, but give a good general picture of how america spends its money (money, that it hasn't really got)!
Total Outl… Read full post »
By DAVE LINDORFF
The smoking ruin that is the the Obama White House, and the rotting corpse that is the Democratic Party, have, incredibly, together been boxed into a corner by, of all things, the certifiably insane Republican Party.
This amazing situation has resulted not through any bri… Read full post »
It is not at all uncommon to see barbara joanne attempt to highjack a post by soliloquizing consecutive posts as if she was having a conversation with herself. Her manner of demeaning others whom dare disagree is, but a sign of her demented modus operendi.
Judi Mandelbaum got an EP… Read full post »
Apparently, prior to the misfortune of frank, nothing meaningful to add to the discourse, arriving here, a whole other group of people, unrelated to OS, reached a similar conclusion:
David Swanson has written several books, holds a masters degree in psychology, worked as a newspaper reporter, press secretary for a major political presidential candidate, amongst other outstanding accomplishments.
The other "person" will remain unnamed as befitting his contributions.
No offense to idiots:
Officials: President Obama seeks $3 to $4 trillion in cuts
July 7, 2011 -- Updated 0747 GMT (1547 HKT)
Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama is seeking $3 to $4 trillion in deficit cuts over the next de… Read full post »
Obama Threatens to Veto Greater Intelligence Oversight
"In other words, the Obama White House -- just as was true for the Bush White House, and using the same rationale -- does not want any meaningful oversight (i.e., briefings beyond the absurd Gang of/… Read full post »
President Dismissed Legal Advice in Libya War Policy Debate
This post is inspired by Bill Beck's excellent post: http://open.salon.com/blog/bill_beck/2011/06/08/one_if_by_juice_two_if_by_wack-a-doodle
LadyMiko's questions: http://open.salon.com/blog/ladymiko/2011/06/10/questions_for_the_weekend
and a question I was asked on one of my last blog post… Read full post »
"Osama bin Laden was not found using torture
Detailed investigations confirm that torture did not yield actionable information – it is wrong and it doesn't work
Osama bin Laden was not found because of waterboarding, according to reports. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
The question:… Read full post »
by Rep. Ron Paul, May 10, 2011
Last week marked an important milestone in the war on terrorism for our country. Osama bin Laden applauded the 9/11 attacks. Such deliberate killing of innocent lives deserved retaliation. It is good that bin Laden is dead and justice is served. The way in wh… Read full post »
Tripoli - Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, 29, the youngest son of Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi, was killed Saturday in a NATO airstrike on the capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the government said on state television.
Leader Gaddafi and his wife survived the attack, though they were in the same house, the spoke… Read full post »