- June 21
- Curiosity may kill the cat,
But for humans, Curiosity cures Ignorance.
MY RECENT POSTS
- A Small Boy ask Mall Santa for
December 04, 2013 03:05PM
- Time to End the Tax Havens
November 05, 2013 04:14PM
- How Insurers Are Hiding
Obamacare Benefits From
November 05, 2013 03:50PM
- The GOP's little rule change
they hoped you wouldn't notice
October 15, 2013 04:44PM
- Retirement Expert: Medicare
October 07, 2013 05:41PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Summers informed Obama
that the government was
spending well beyond
January 28, 2012 01:52PM
- “I love The Charlie Rose
Show! It is one on the smart
January 11, 2012 05:28PM
- “Sec. 611) Extends
through 2012 specified
December 16, 2011 11:57PM
- “And now we see with
Occupy Wall Street- the
pressure which is
October 09, 2011 01:44PM
- “Thank you”
July 23, 2011 12:35PM
- MY LINKS
FROM the 1940s to the 1970s, organized labor helped build a middle-class democracy in the United States. The postwar period was as successful as it was because of unions, which helped enact progressive social legislation from the Civil Rights Act to Medicare. Since then, union representation of Ameri… Read full post »
I printed it out and it took 22 pages. Took a while to read too. I loved it! Intelligent, informative, useful and revealing. I will save my copy for my children for the day when they come to ask me later what happen during the Obama Presidency so I can counter… Read full post »
The GOP just can’t quit when it comes to women’s reproductive rights. But now polls are showing that the all-out assault may backfire come November.
WHEN Mitt Romney takes the podium at Ford Field in Detroit today, he’s likely to include yet another sharp denunciation of the government’s rescue of General Motors and Chrysler.
That Mr. Romney would traverse Michigan trashing a program that saved tens of thousands of jobs at the Detroi
In the past four decades, the two political parties have become more internally homogeneous and ideologically distant. In “The Audacity of Hope,” Obama wrote longingly about American politics in the mid-twentieth century, when both parties had liberal and conservative wings that allowed c… Read full post »
For years, in fact, high-level national security officials both inside the Pentagon and in thinktank land have been acknowledging climate change is for real and that we need to take action to prese… Read full post »
The Spirit of Christmas
I love Christmas movies and Christmas decorations. I love yummy… Read full post »
See the bill and what is in it.
What needs to be changed is:
Protesting and having ones say is great, however we are at a big moment when solutions need to be enacted. Here are mine after some study on it.
My college age daughter is attending the Wall Street Protest in New Orleans. Her eyes are open to what is happening to our Democracy, along with the other young people in her college group. Since I can't go to the New Orleans Protest and I feel I should do my part-- I… Read full post »
New reports of the shocking number of private contractors working on secret U.S. government programs challenge the belief that they save money—and mock transparent government. Reporter Dana Priest says we need a full accounting if we’re going to continue to fight terrorism successfully.… Read full post »
The sad truth is that the past decade has been the worst for this country in 100 years.
Hamsher calls S&P a “kingmaker” and this isn’t an exaggeration given the effect their actions are having. Either way, they will shoot the economy in the head. Either the negotiators come up with package that suits their demands, which will lead to steep enough cuts that the econ… Read full post »
Whatever S&P’s agenda, it has nothing to do with avoiding default risks or putting the US on sound fiscal footing. It appears to be intertwined with their attempts to absolve themselves from responsibility for their role in the 2008 financial crisis, and they are willing to manipulate not o… Read full post »
Don't miss this one!http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/44079837#44079837
The debt ceiling crisis is the latest case in which the radical right in the South has held America hostage until its demands are met. Presidents Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln refused to appease the Southern fanatics. Unfortunately, President Obama and the Democrats in Congress chose not to foll… Read full post »
An insider’s six-step plan to fix Congress
Washington's spending has recently been higher as a percentage of the nation's economic output than at any time since World War II. But by the same measure, Washington's revenues are the lowest in more than 60 years.
So does the U.S. have "a spending problem," as Republicans keep repeating in t… Read full post »