lunes, 31 de mayo de 2010

Dont blame BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill is Americas fault

Like the banking crisis, the oil disaster will see in a new age of state intervention, says Jeremy Warner.


Feeding America Voice of the homeless in Tent City4

Homeless people draw derision, pity, and disgust.

They are America's untouchable caste. Perhaps there is an element of denial in that scorn. If I can point at them in blame, I can feel that their fate will never happen to me.


Americas Most Surprising SixFigure Jobs

Petroleum engineers don't have the best reputation at the moment, thanks to all that oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's April 20 rig explosion.

But don't feel too bad for them--it's easier to deal with a wounded ego when you're making a gusher of money.

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Ed Markey BP Lying Or Incompetent About Scope Of Oil Leak

Ed Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of a House energy committee investigating the oil spill, slammed BP's response to the disaster in an appearance on "Face The Nation" Sunday morning.

He suggested that the oil company has misled the public about the magnitude of the spill, and warned the public not to trust what the company is saying.


domingo, 30 de mayo de 2010

Russian gays elude police for first calm protest

By Guy Faulconbridge||MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian activists eluded Russian security services in a five-hour game of cat and mouse on Saturday to hold the first gay protest in Moscow not to be broken up by riot police.

After luring hundreds of riot police and undercover officers to a different location,,,


Foes and Supporters of New Law Gather in Arizona

Two Phoenix gatherings, one opposed to Arizonas new immigration law and another in support of it, showed in a single day the passions surrounding the immigration debate.


Why Its Good Old Reliable Nathan

I WOULDNT dare to venture an opinion as to who is the greatest actor to appear on Broadway in the past decade or so.

Most accomplished diva? Definitely wont touch that. But the greatest entertainer? That one is easy: Nathan Lane.


Dont ask repeal passes now what

Don't expect openly gay and lesbian Americans to start rushing today to military recruitment offices just because lawmakers voted Thursday to repeal "don't ask, don't tell." At best, opponents of the military's gay ban hope they can start reenlisting during the first quarter of next year.


Malia for President

President Obamas next task? Shaping the public reaction to the gulf spill so that we can use it to generate the will to break our addiction to oil.


sábado, 29 de mayo de 2010

McCarthy Obama hasnt returned call of lawmaker representin

Chief Deputy Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.

House Minority Leader John Boehner's (R-Ohio) charge of negligence on the part of the White House in the Gulf oil spill cleanup.


Obama Govt in charge of response as spill surpasses Valdez

On a day when the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico surpassed the Exxon Valdez as the worst oil spill in U.S. history, President Barack Obama continued his verbal assault on the oil industry Wednesday � and packed a punch as well.


Labor Unions Begin Organizing Pot Club Workers

A major California labor union is organizing medical cannabis workers in Oakland, a move that analysts say will help efforts to legalize marijuana and open the door for the union to organize thousands more workers.


Congressman McCarthy Is The Gulf Oil Spill Obamas Katrina

Speaking at The Monitor Breakfast, Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) criticizes President Obama's handling of the Gulf oil spill and asks whether it poses a 'serious, long term problem' for Democrats.


viernes, 28 de mayo de 2010

DoD Investigating 9 Cases of TerrorismRelated Acts

Buried within the new Department of Defense Inspector General's report, "Contingency Contracting: A Framework for Reform," is the eye-opening revelation that the Defense Criminal Investigative Service has nine open investigations into alleged "Terrorism-Related Acts" by "U.S. contractor personnel, U.S.

Military, Government personnel." No other deta


Police Chiefs Oppose Arizona Law Meet with Attorney General

Ten police chiefs from cities across the country, including three from Arizona, traveled to Washington, DC today to meet with Attorney General Eric Holder and reiterate what theyve been saying for weeks: Arizonas new immigration enforcement law will make their jobs harder, erode working relationships built on mutual trust and cooperation...


Bangor Savings Bank A Trustbased Organization

"This is what a trust-based organization looks like.

Let me give you some verbal snapshots, some big, some little, no particular order:"


Obama to Appear in Rare Press Conference

President Obama has stood for fewer news conferences than the last three presidents in which reporters were free to ask him questions on the topic of their choosing.

The regime hates to be questioned.


1st Ever Native American for Statewide Office in Arizona

It's never happened before.

A native American has filed to run for statewide office in Arizona. Chris Deschene, a former Marine Corps major, claims he's the first to do it. His claim checks out.


jueves, 27 de mayo de 2010

GOP demands Holder appoint SpecialProsecutor on Sestak bribe

In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder today, all seven Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee "urge the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Congressman Joe Sestak's claim that a White House official offered him a job to induce him to exit the Pennsylvania Senate primary race against Senator Arlen Specter."


44 reported dead in Jamaica policegang clashes

Jamaican security forces claimed a tenuous hold over the slum stronghold of a gang leader sought by the U.S., but only after battles that killed at least 44 civilians, the country's official ombudsman said Wednesday.


Worker Transocean BP argued before blast Gulf oil spill

There was a "skirmish" between BP and Transocean staff about whether to proceed with a procedure shortly before the Deepwater Horizon explosion, the rig's chief mechanic says.


BP Trying To Block Judge From Overseeing Claims Process

BP says it has paid at least $29 million to people claiming economic losses because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


miércoles, 26 de mayo de 2010

Womenstake How Access to Contraceptives Changed Your Life

What if you had to sneak around to buy contraceptives, choosing between steep fines and imprisonment or your reproductive health?


Obama Pass 30B small business plan ASAP

President Barack Obama, seeking to boost U.S. jobs in an election year, calls for Congress to pass a $30 billion package to aid small business lending that he hopes will lift hiring.


BidenBrussels Has Legitimate Claim to Capital of Free World

"As you probably know, some American politicians and American journalists refer to Washington, DC as the 'capital of the free world...'"


Analysis Turkeys Iran standoff role irks allies

Turkey's attempts to mediate Iran's nuclear standoff with the West have evolved into an aggressive effort to forestall new U.N. sanctions.

The assertive campaign is placing Turkey in opposition to longtime allies Israel and the United States.
It also raises the question of whether NATO's only Muslim member is becoming less of a bridge between East


FBI details surge in death threats against lawmakers

FBI documents obtained by POLITICO depict a string of threats to lawmakers in 2009.

Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer says threats against members of Congress were up 300 percent in the first few months of 2010.


martes, 25 de mayo de 2010

Jesse Ventura Something Is Wrong With America [video]

"This country will impeach a President for cheating on his wife, but we wont impeach a President for lying to us and taking us to war where thousands are killed.

Something is wrong with that."


UK Govt announces 62 billion cuts package

UK Chancellor, George Osborne today outlined the coalition Government's massive spending cuts, stating that "urgent action" is needed to combat the UK's budget deficit.


Zombie Pedestrians Make For Road Kill in Toronto

In Toronto and its suburbs, 14 pedestrians were struck by vehicles and killed in a four-week period � the highest one-month total in a decade.

In one incident, a 28-year-old mother was killed, while pushing her baby in a stroller, when a driver ran a red light. In another, a 38-year-old woman was killed while jaywalking.


How to Travel On a Budget

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner and, chances are, many of you have already made travel plans.

The question is, will your travels take you over budget? Here are a few tips to help you make sure the answer is no.


Australia expels Israeli diplomat over Dubai hit

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's government said on Monday it had ordered the expulsion of an Israeli diplomat over the use of fake passports in the assassination of a top Hamas militant in Dubai in January.Foreign


lunes, 24 de mayo de 2010

Pajamas Media The IsraeliArab Alliance Against Iran

The Arab governments are deathly afraid of a nuclear bomb in the hands of Iran, even if their populations are too focused on the so-called evils of the U.S. and Israel to see it.

They may be unsure if Iran will actually use the bomb, but they surely know that the possession of it will enable Iran to take advantage of their fragility in ways thus fa


The RightwingWall Street Alliance to Blunt Economic Reform

Attempts to rewrite the history of the economic crisis come in many forms; some come from the reactionary right, others from centrists and the liberal left � but all are pursued in the service of neoliberal corporatism. ..


The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment

The New York Review: In 2003, several prominent Jewish philanthropists hired Republican pollster Frank Luntz to explain why American Jewish college students were not more vigorously rebutting campus criticism of Israel.

In response, he unwittingly produced the most damning indictment of the organized American Jewish community that I have ever seen.


Jim Rickards on King World News Listen Interview 15 min

1.Financial Warfare - protectionism, excess savings, managed exchange rates
2.Beijing consensus: neo-mercantilism can lead to outright financial warfare
3.Bernanke worried about deflation more than anything else
4.Money printing in US and Euro is inflationary - balances China deflationary forces
5.Gold does well in both inflation and deflation


After oil spill Taking stock of fishing industry

On April 20, we witnessed one of the worst oil spills in American history, an event that has caused oil to surge into the Gulf of Mexico for weeks now.


domingo, 23 de mayo de 2010

Shepard Fairey Antonino DAmbrosio Populism Politics Ar

May Day is observed in most countries outside of the U.S. as International Worker's Day or Labor Day. The word "mayday" is also a distress signal, a call for help and a call to action.

Shepard Fairey, a longtime underground and street artist who came to be a household name with his "Hope" poster of Barack Obama, evoked both of these meanings ...


Joy Harjo Reconnecting to History through Art

Poet, musician, playwright, and artist Joy Harjo, Muscogee Nation ... her art has always served to reconnect her audiences with Native issues and themes. Though, she notes, the history of her people is disappeared from discussions in the U.S.--or turned into cartoons and easy narratives--Harjo's work serves to highlight the humanity of all people.


Democrat Its not illegal to be illegal in Massachusetts

The question at the press conference at the State House yesterday was, Why do these illegal types keep gravitating to Massachusetts? One-time Senate hopeful Martha Coakley responded by saying "Technically, it's not illegal to be illegal in Massachusetts."


Did you draw a picture of Mohammed today

Did you draw a picture of Mohammed today? I didn't, because you wouldn't be able to tell if it was Mohammed or a tree. �Terrorism and self-censorship are both self-fulfilling prophecies.

If you allow yourself to be terrorized, then everything looks scary, the ground is softened for restricting freedom, and the bad guys win� If people who threaten


sábado, 22 de mayo de 2010

Obama wants to set 2025 mpg standards now

In an unusual move that would let the current administration control fuel economy standards even after one or two more occupants have cycled through the White House, President Obama ordered work to begin immediately on 2017-2025 fuel mileage standards for cars and light trucks.


Carrying any porn Australian Customs want to know

Visitors to Australia now have another question to answer in addition to declaring whether they are carrying any firearms, weapons or illicit drugs.

Are they bringing in any pornography?


K Street cashes in on regulatory reform bill

The Democrats regulatory reform bill may not be a hit with Wall Street, but its been very, very good to K Street.

According to an analysis by the Center for Public Integrity, 850 businesses, trade groups and other corporate interests have hired more than 3,000 lobbyists to shape the bill � roughly five lobbyists for each member of Congress.


Unemployment Falls in 34 States

Today, the Labor Department announced that the unemployment rate fell in 34 states from March to April, did not change in 10 states and rose in six.

That falling unemployment rate in 34 states was offset by job losses and new entrants to the labor market in bigger states. Nationally, unemployment rose from 9.7 to 9.9 percent, as the number of entra


Grayson introduces War Is Making You Poor Act to highlight

Today, Rep.

Alan Grayson (D-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation, 'War Is Making You Poor Act' to call attention to a) how much money is being spent to fight the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and b) how budget gimmicks are used to pay for them. Grayson's legislation would slash the $159 billion request for supplemental war funds & give tax breaks


viernes, 21 de mayo de 2010

Inflation at 44Year Low

Inflation is uppermost in peoples minds.

Economists, business people as well as ordinary citizens are quite disturbed by high rates of inflation. The interests of ordinary citizens lie in the rising cost of living that erodes the buying power of their fixed incomes. But now comes a report that inflation is at a 44 year low.


Sen Franken Introduces Student NonDiscrimination Act

Its time that we extend the protections of our nations civil right laws to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students across the country.

No student should be subjected to the ridicule and physical violence that LGBT students so often experience in school. Its time we demanded equal treatment for all of our children under the law.�


Protests could block American DREAM Tucson AZ

"Succumbing to the call of civil disobedience can mean deportation to a country that might be your birthplace but hasn't been considered home for years.

Carrillo, a Rockhurst University student, offered herself up for that kind of sacrifice Monday when protesting in the Tucson offices of Sen John McCain."


7 top homebuying myths debunked MSN Real Estate

Think that you get more for your money in the suburbs, that homeownership is the path to wealth and that a big down payment is always better? Think again.


jueves, 20 de mayo de 2010

Best Buy announces the name of their video rental ser

In an attempt to cut into the online video market, Best Buy has come out with the details (including the name) of their brand new online video rental service. Set to release at the end of this month Best Buy is hoping it will be able to compete with Netflix and iTunes.


Inside the cult of Groupon

Psychologically, sites like this hit us right where it counts, marketing experts say.

Limiting each deal to a single day, and counting down the hours and minutes left, prompts us to Act Now! Add in the specter of exclusivity, and the sites confer a little glow of specialness on recipients


Cyberwar Cassandras Get 400 Million in Conflict Cash

Coincidences sure are funny things.

Booz Allen Hamilton -- the defense contractor that's become synonymous with the idea that the U.S. is getting its ass


A review of Magical Tactics

Like a greedy kid fat in front of a burger and fries, today Leslie Trawler brings down Magical Tactics. But is it delicious rump steak or an old scrap of chicken?

The Ultra Rare Secrets That Most Men Will Never Know About Attracting Women
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Republican senator blocks higher liability cap on oil spills

Democrats' move to increase the liability cap for oil spills to $10 billion is blocked by Republican Sen.

James M. Inhofe. "Big Oil would love to have these caps there so they can shut out all the independents," he said, echoing the argument of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who halted an identical move last week.


Obama technology adviser reprimanded for ethics violation

A White House technology adviser hired from Google was reprimanded for improperly contacting former colleagues in violation of Obama administration ethics rules, a spokesman said.


miércoles, 19 de mayo de 2010

McCain Camp Shakeup Top Aides Removed From Campaign

With his primary bid no longer looking like a cake walk, Sen.

John McCain is shuffling staff to make sure he's got a team in place to aggressively fend off a challenge from former Rep. J.D. Hayworth.


Apparently Eric Holder Hasnt Read DOJ Policy Either

Eric Holder's Justice Department has kept in place a Bush-era legal memo that acknowledges the authority of states to enforce federal immigration law, a la Arizona.


Gulf Geyser A Quick Reference Sheet For Reporters

Believe it or not, there are facts.

You're supposed to let your readers / listeners / viewers know the truth, not just smile and look back and forth like the referee at a ping pong tourney. Feel free to extend this tip to other situations.


Error Wiz gets reviewed

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Wal-Mart Worker From New York Makes More Than The CEO...With One Website! ... Discover How You Could Use His Website To Earn Thousands Of Dollars...
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California Penal Code Identical To Arizona Immigration Law

Someone read through the California Penal Code and found language virtually identical to the requirements of Arizona's SB1070 Law. Looks like California is going to have to boycott itself now.


martes, 18 de mayo de 2010

Iran Fuel Deal Puts US in Check in Ongoing Nuclear chess

Iran backed the Obama administration into check in its ongoing nuclear chess match by announcing its own nuclear fuel swap deal after a Western-backed plan fell apart last fall.


Republicans and the Tea Party of No

You name it, the right has opposed it: civil rights, school desegregation, womens rights, labor organizing, the minimum wage, social security, LGBT rights, welfare, immigrant rights, public education, reproductive rights, Medicare, Medicaid.

And through the years the right invoked hysterical rhetoric in opposition...


Taking Back Homes From the Banks

International human rights guarantee all humans a right to housing. With millions of homeless living in our communities and millions of empty foreclosed houses all across our communities, groups have decided to put them together.

Organizations across the US are engaging in "housing liberation" and "housing defense" to exercise their human rights.


Fox News Brit Hume Where Is The Oil VIDEO

"The ocean absorbs a lot, Juan, an awful lot.

The ocean absorbs a lot." Hume said.


lunes, 17 de mayo de 2010

Last Chance Nuclear Talks For Iran
May 16, 2010 France 24


Venezuelas Chavez orders takeover of ironmakers Business

President Hugo Chavez announced Saturday the expropriation of a group of iron, aluminum and transportation companies in Venezuela's mining region.


Couple Ditches Jobs to Deliver Cupcakes

CNN photojournalist David Ruff introduces us to a couple whose cupcake business is booming.


Military Officers Pressuring Troops Convert To Christianity
May 16, 2010 France 24


Famous Folks Launched Careers After 50

Sadly, the down economy has put a lot of workers over age 50 in the unenviable position of needing to find a new profession.

Don't believe that old clich about middle-aged dogs and new tricks, though; lots of wildly successful people found big success in careers they began after their fiftieth birthdays.


domingo, 16 de mayo de 2010

A HeavenSent Rent Boy

A new same-sex religious right scandal for an old culture war.


MN Gov For Using Taxpayer To Lobby Against Wall St Reform


Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) became defensive when asked about this, eventually arguing that the Chamber has a right to use taxpayer money in lobbying because of free speech rights.


In City of Homes That Sit Empty Building Booms

Cities like Las Vegas, where thousands of new houses sit empty, are building what they do not need.


GOP Rep Racial Profiling Common Sense Had Better Be Used

What is ironic about Kings endorsement of using the race of a young Middle Eastern male� to profile terrorist suspects is the fact that the last major attempted terror attacks in the United States were not committed by men from the Middle East.



CHARLOTTE, N.C. � Former Alaska Governor and retarded tool Sarah Palin warned NRA members Friday that President Barack Obama wants to gut the Second Amendment and told a separate gathering that "mama grizzlies" will help Republicans win this November, sweeping away the pig disgusting fascist marxist socialist optometrist Democratic agenda.


sábado, 15 de mayo de 2010

US Approval to Kill a Cleric Causes Unease

The notion that the government can, in effect, execute American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki far from a combat zone, with no judicial process, has set off a debate among some legal authorities.


Top antiwarmers team up with Tea Partiers to protest Gore

Al Gore will be receiving an honorary degree at the University of Tennessee on Friday, and local Tea Partiers intend to show up outside the event to protest. "The reason we don't want him to get a degree," Knoxville Tea Party Chairman Jonathon Baloga explained, "is because, you know, he gives the, the theory of global warming more credibility."


Army ROTC Admits Shes Gay Army Wants 80k Scholarship Back

Four years ago, Sara Isaacson had a full-ride ROTC scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Today she may owe nearly $80,000 for the cost of books and out-of-state tuition that the Army paid the university on her behalf.


The Most Stressful Jobs in America Graphic

Signs of job stress in a company might manifest itself in the form of high employee turnover, low employee morale, high level off health and job complaints, poor safety records.

However, a lack of these does not mean that there is no stress, especially if employees are fearful of voicing their stress level and other complaints.


US Home Prices Drop By 25 Billion Dollars

A report by San Franciscos Trulia Inc. says home prices around the United States were cut by 10 percent in April.

In total, some $25 billion has been slashed from the list prices of for-sale homes.


viernes, 14 de mayo de 2010

Eric Holder Refuses To Say Radical Islam

In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on 5/13/2010, US Attorney General refuses to use the term "radical Islam"


Hot Wings running for Kansas City Mayor

Kansas City's best hot wings -- The Peanut's chicken wings --
announced their campaign to unseat Kansas City's oversized novelty
Mayor Mark Funkhouser, running on a campaign of running the turkeys
out of office and ringing "in a bold new era of transparency,
accountability and abnormally large and delicious hot wings for all
Kansas Citians."


Video Holder Criticizes AZ Law Hes NEVER READ

The nation's top lawyer, Eric Holder, defends his band-wagoneering by saying that he's read what the newspapers have had to say about it...sweet comeback.


Records Allege Utah Man Beat 4YearOld Stepson To Death

Newly released police records show a Utah man held in the slaying of his 4-year-old stepson became increasing violent toward the boy in the days leading up to the child's death, then disfigured the boy's face before burying his body in a canyon.


Lost on the Fearless Plain

It is not in capitalism's DNA to care about the death of the earth.

Nor is it in the brain chemistry of an American satiated on prime beef and sailing across the landscape at 70 miles per hour in a $40,000, steel exoskeleton from General Motors, to care. Hominid gratification is what it is -- hard wired -- and there is no circumventing it.


jueves, 13 de mayo de 2010

SpecterSestak Dem PrimaryToo close to call


Rep. Joe Sestak continues his stretch run in the Pennsylvania U.S. Senate primary and now trails incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter by a too-close-to-call 44 - 42 percent among likely Democratic primary voters,


Theyre Violating 30 Centuries of Moral Law and Lobbying

There are basically 2 dimensions to the financial crisis.

One is the way finance has evolved into a gambling operation that's fundamentally risky and fails to contribute to the real economy. The other is plain, o-f greed...


Verify Baby Verify The Nation

Drill, baby, drill!� Those were the words that Sarah Palin used to electrify the 2008 Republican National Convention.

But while she popularized that environment-be-damned slogan, it had already defined the eight years of oil-drilling policy that prevailed during the presidency of George W. Bush.


Rerun Specter Swaps Obama For Bush In New Ad


Arlen Specter makes a 2010 campaign ad eerily similar to one from 2004.


Jon Stewart Levels the Rights Comparisons of Obama to Bush

On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart deftly exposed the flaws in the conservative argument that Obama is just like George W.

Bush. Stewart said, "Remember that terrible thing that Bush did that we fought for eight years to convince you wasn't bad, but actually good? Well now we use those very incidents as the low water mark for your guy..."


miércoles, 12 de mayo de 2010

Robert Creamer Progressives and the Deficit

It would be easy for progressives -- even with the best of intentions -- to fumble the growing debate on the federal deficit.

Here are six rules for how to approach the issue in the months ahead.


Gubernatorial Candidate Seeks Running Mate on Craigslist

Jason R.

Clark for Governor of Colorado campaign is searching for a Lt. Governor candidate.


David Cameron is UKs new Prime Minister

Conservative Party leader David Cameron leaves Buckingham Palace as UK prime minister after meeting the queen, bringing the Conservatives back into power after 13 years.



The visit, board, search and seizure team assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) board and inspect two fishing skiffs for suspected pirate activity.

Both skiffs were found to have fisherman and were released.


Specter proves that old adage Any president in a storm

This switching parties stuff can be awkward, but Arlen Specter isn't doing himself any favors with the new TV ad that he has running in Pennsylvania about how much President Obama loves him.

The new ad almost exactly mirrors a TV ad that Specter ran in his 2004 campaign about how much President Bush loved him.


martes, 11 de mayo de 2010

Tea Parties and Racism

Get used to it, Tea Partiers: You are going to be called racists.

A Google search on "racism tea parties" gets 190,000 hits...Fighting back begins with understanding how this accusation is manufactured -- and "manufactured" is the correct word....>>


The Attorney General Holder Miranda Backstroke

>...(Holder) admits by his actions that treating terrorist suspects as criminals is not a good idea.

He seeks legislatively to expand the public safety exemption to the Miranda rule whereby the authorities can question a suspect before reading him his Miranda rights and still have the evidence thus obtained be admissible in court against him...>>


Fox News probes Liberal media helping terrorists

Curious "fair and balanced" minds at Fox News want to know if the "liberal media" is aiding and abetting terrorists. "LIBERAL MEDIA HELPING TERRORISTS?" a large graphic on the screen asked during Fox & Friends Monday.


Red Family Blue Family

When it comes to marriage and teen pregnancy rates, theres more than one America.


Gregory Girard Political Prisoner

Massachusetts resident Gregory Girard has never been formally charged with a crime, let alone convicted of one.

Yet after spending four months in jail, he will spend the next four years as a ward of the court.


lunes, 10 de mayo de 2010

On This Mothers Day Go Smoke Some Pot Mothers Orders

The nation's largest marijuana legalization lobby recently started a women's group.

The Moms4Marijuana website draws thousands. And just in time for Mother's Day, a pot legalization group in Denver has created a pink-carnation web card asking moms to support legalization.


The BP Leak is 11 Million Gallons a Day

Most news accounts of this spill are repeating a much lower estimate of 210,000 gallons (5,000 barrels) per day, an unexplained number that NOAA and the Coast Guard were using for a few days until they admitted a week ago that they couldn't accurately estimate the flow rate.

We estimate this well is leaking at a rate of (26,500 barrels) per day.


Tribute To Mothers Day

Famous Moms and Kids


Supreme Court Pick Appears ImminentPoliticsThe Atlantic

President Obama will announce his Supreme Court nominee "very soon," Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday on Meet the Press, and most--Holder included, it appears--expect the president to pick Solicitor General Elena Kagan.


Special election for John Murthas House seat is highstakes

JOHNSTOWN, PA. -- The ghost of John P.

Murtha looms large over this congressional district: from the hundreds of millions of dollars the late Democratic legislator famously funneled to western Pennsylvania to the many eponymous buildings, highways and even an airport that memorialize him. And now he is the elephant in the room...


domingo, 9 de mayo de 2010

The Bankruptcy of Economic

Statisticians look at the hypothesis of trickle down economics.


Police Attack Video Causes Firestorm Of Controversy

A firestorm of controversy has erupted after KIRO-TV aired a video of Seattle officers hurling racial slurs while stomping on an innocent man. City leaders expressed shock and disappointment Friday at video that first aired showing two Seattle police officers kicking a man as he lay on the ground.

The man was detained during a robbery investiga


Obama should abandon his pledge not to raise taxes

Barack Obama, during his presidential campaign, repeated over and over that, if elected, he would not raise income taxes or any other taxes on American families whose income was less than $250,000.

For the good of the country, and the economic priorities of his own party, Obama should now abandon that pledge.


Judge voids some Minn campaign spending rules MPR

A federal judge has declared that Minnesota's restrictions on independent expenditures on behalf of political candidates by corporations are unconstitutional. The Chamber sued to assert its rights following a U.S.

Supreme Court decision in January that struck down similar restrictions on the federal level.


Newsweek The End of the Euro

Crisis - from the Greek "krisis," for a turning point in a disease - is one of many English words we owe to the ancient Athenians.

Now their modern descendants are reminding us what it really means. Just when it seemed safe to start using the word "recovery," a Greek crisis is threatening the world economy, and the euro itself.


sábado, 8 de mayo de 2010

Florida GOP releases 2452 pages of American Express records

Johnson charged more than $1 million on his card and converted his AmEx points into miles just before being fired from the party in January.

Greer charged about $500,000 and also cashed in points for miles. He once charged $9,468 for hotel and limousine service on a two-day Washington trip.


Maybe It Wasnt Just Greece

In the span of a few minutes this afternoon, the Dow lost nearly 1000 points, then gained most of it back.

There were lots of reports saying that fears about Greece triggered the sell-off.


YouTube President Obama No One in Arizona is Laughing

Governor Jan Brewer sparked a national debate on border security and illegal immigration when she signed SB1070.

While Brewer has been celebrated by many for...


ExGay Leader George Rekers Lucien To Appear On CNN 360

Lucien, the male escort hired to accompany ex-gay leader George Rekers on a vacation, is expected to appear on CNN's 360 Friday


Georgia militia member arrested while trying to free birther

Two men who belong to right wing fringe groups and believe that President Barack Obama isn't a U.S. citizen have managed to get themselves arrested in Tennessee.


viernes, 7 de mayo de 2010

North Face Fined 207k for False Claims

North Face parent company, VF Outdoor Inc., has been ordered to pay a $207,500 fine to the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency for making unsubstantiated claims that some of the brands shoes could kill or stop the growth of bacteria. EPA determined that 60 North Face shoe products violated the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.


Congressional Dems to Jindal Oh Now You Want Federal Help


Bobby Jindal (R-LA) has done his share of balking at federal spending. But now he's asking for funds to help mitigate the economic fallout from the oil spill - just in case, of course.


Shadow Elite Neocons The Holocaust Emergency Powers

There is an inescapable irony in the fact that ideological warriors committed to preventing another Holocaust, & who fought for years against communism, might cede the moral high ground, with behavior that is antithetical to the American traditions they claim to want to spread around the world.

Democracy must be counted as one of the casualties of


Ron Paul Money Isnt Worth What It Used To Be
May 06, 2010 C-SPAN


Goodluck Jonathan Is Nigerias New President

Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in Thursday as the president of Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, just hours after the death of the oil-rich country's elected leader whose long illness had sparked a leadership crisis.


jueves, 6 de mayo de 2010

Finance Mine Oil Debt Disasters THIS Is Deregulation

The West Virginia mining disaster was caused by deregulation.

The CEO of the Massey Energy literally bought himself a judge. Corrupted absolutely, 29 dead later. This is the Reagan Revolution coming home to roost. Finance, Mines, Oil and Debt are all manmade disasters brought on by deregulation and the meme that government is bad.


BP Gulf oil spill rate could be more than 10 times greater

2.5 million gallons hemorrhaging, unchecked: Officials Tuesday told congressional representatives that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill could grow at a rate more than 10 times current estimates, greatly enlarging the potential scope of the disaster.

A source who attended the meeting said company representatives had a deer in headlights� look to them.


Liberal Elite Washington Post Advances Foxs Miranda Lies

"The Washington Post," that liberal elite� paper, is following in Foxs footsteps by regurgitating false Miranda information, suggesting that Miranda rights are optional and should not be employed with suspected terrorists, even if said suspect is an American citizen.


The ABCs of CDs Graphic

Here's a crash course on Certificates of Deposit, what they do, and how you can use them to make money.


Education 101 Ways to Save For College

Every year, pride and joy fills the hearst of millions of parents as their offspring receive their colleges acceptance letters.

Then inevitably, the tuition bills start ariving and the harsh truth sets in: education isn't cheap.


miércoles, 5 de mayo de 2010

WSJcom Opinion What About Fan and Fred Reform

Congress may be making progress crafting new regulations for the financial-services industry, but it has yet to begin reforming two institutions that played a key role in the 2008 credit crisis�Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


A Snapshot of Silver Market Manipulation

Would you like to see what manipulation of the silver market looks like?

This is a brazen, massive short by JP Morgan, that is driving the market down.

This is collusion in crime between the COMEX the CFTC and Morgan is order to keep metals low to hide the growing inflation in the US Dollar.


Nelson Did Big Oil quash safety regulations

The Florida Democrat is calling for a review by the Interior Department's inspector general.


HullabalooHappy times are here again

A Rutgers survey on unemployment.


Michael Brown Obama Wanted Oil Spill VIDEO

Bush-era FEMA head Michael Brown accused President Obama Monday of "playing politics" with the Gulf Coast oil spill, claiming that Obama waited for the spill to worsen in order to turn public opinion against offshore drilling.


martes, 4 de mayo de 2010

She Aint a Child No More Sharon Jones the DapKings

Colbert Reort: In this episode, is Arizona's new immigration law racist? Not if you're the right race. ... health care.

Get ready for bundled subprime organs. And my guest, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, have a new album called, "I Learned the Hard Way." Wait, shouldn't they have named it after they came on my show?


Illegals Threaten To Murder Americans With Axes and Shovels

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC is releasing a video clip today that shows an illegal alien supporter in Arizona claiming that shovels and axes will be used against Americans just prior to the riot where police officers and American citizens were assaulted by the mob protesting SB 1070.


Police Seek Man Taped Near Bomb Scene

Officials were reviewing video of a man walking away from the area where the S.U.V. had been parked, and they said they were treating the attempt as a potential terrorist attack.

Surveillance footage showed a white man who appeared to be in his 40s.


Cashstrapped states go online hoping to tax sales

For years, consumers have counted a legal quirk that allows many Internet retailers to forgo charging sales tax as one of the perks of shopping online.

But as states face yawning budget gaps, there is a growing movement to lay claim to the billions of dollars lost through the loophole each year.


Times Squares Amateurish Bombing Attemp

100 Pounds of the Wrong Fertilizer Discovered as TTP Ties Doubted.
Already shrugged off as amateurish� earlier this morning, the level of incompetence behind the failed Times Square bombing reached new levels this afternoon, when police opened the metal gun locker.

Inside, police found 100 pounds of the wrong fertilizer. Could not have exploded


lunes, 3 de mayo de 2010

The iPad Wont Save Media

It's not the iPad's fault; it's a spectacular device.

But it's just a device.
It's the content, stupid.


Germany reportedly slashing climate projects

Germany's Finance Ministry has slashed the budget for several climate protection projects, reports Der Spiegel.

The Ministry says the recession forced the cuts to be made.