You B*tcha, Sarah Palin →
Sarah Palin isn’t the only mommy who writes missives on Facebook… I have spent too much time and energy trying to reason with people who turned out to be narcissistic, needy and too ignorant to understand their limitations. Like the Democrats I have made the mistake of assuming that no one would pursue power or office without a humble and diligent review of their own capacity to...
Cooperation of the public is key to averting attacks. So it seems...– Ralph Nader: TSA is delivering naked insecurity
One agent watched as the other used his flat hand to go slowly down my chest. I...– TSA security groping leaves 61-year-old bladder cancer survivor soaked in own urine - Boing Boing I heard people talking about this on TV last week, they all said “it’s gonna happen, the TSA is going over the line with crappy procedures” Janet Napolitano, please pull your head...
The highest paid bosses received an average of $1.6million (£1million) as a...– 50 MILLION Americans starve as Wall Street executive pay rockets …Gee Whiz, doesn’t anyone who works in Lower Manhattan remember what happened to the Bourbon Dynasty in France? Why they were deposed?
Cranberry Orange Relish Recipe - Simple Cranberry... →
It meets a few requirements: no orange peel that my nephews haven’t acquired the taste for yet nothing goes on a stove or in an oven it’s all fruit…as it should be, sez me
ICE's Partnership with Local Police Departments... →
The “secure communities” program is especially troubling in light of recent reports that ICE has asked for the deportation of people eligible to be in the U.S.
Most South Koreans Skeptical of Report Blaming... →
The incident added tension between North and South Korea. But the international community and the South Korean public can help defuse this potentially dangerous situation.
Ouch, Ron, just Ouch →
Ron Dellums’ ego prevents a graceful exit as Mayor of Oakland
California Redistricting commission gets first... →
Eight down, Six to go.
Rip-Off CEO Pay for Private Contractors: the... →
In 2009, the top 100 private purveyors of public services gobbled up $130 billion in federal contracts. In 2003, nine CEOs at for-profit colleges took in over $45 million each.
Estimated $18 Billion/ Year Flows into US Via... →
Though immigrants often send money to family in other countries, that trend is a two-way street: US residents also boost the economy with financial help sent from family abroad.
I have a job that requires me to have cable news on throughout the course of the...– anonymous rant from an Obama staffer / FishbowlDC (via meredithbklyn) here is a hint: don’t watch MSNBC before 3 p.m. Eastern on weekdays It worries me that you don’t understand why they choose to broadcast that dumbth.
I hunger for quality news. I’m tired of the right and the left. There’s a little...– Senator Jay Rockefeller, D-WV (via mediaite) You’d think a smart guy like that would know that cable channels are not under FCC jurisdiction, and that the First Amendment protects the press, and that without a right and a left we’d have one-party rule, or that watching cable news is not mandatory,...
Canadian Senate kills climate bill ahead of UN... →
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government has defeated a climate change bill calling for cuts in CO2 emissions. Go to Ottawa and ask if Stephen Harper is any different than Vladamir Putin…you might get some long pauses from center-to-left political players.
Looks like a platform grab to me.
I don’t buy what McLuhan said because I have ears and eyes; I found in a solipsistic way that that they are connected to a brain. For anyone to pretend that this anything besides News Corp. attempting to make tablet computing a tool for world domination is a way to assuage oneself from the ugly possibilities in our world today. Go ahead, call me Chicken Little…. soupsoup: The...