August 2010

Mosque at "Ground Zero"

It appears that the same people who are opposed to the building of a Mosque at "ground zero" were also opposed to the 911 survivors receiving compensation a few weeks ago.

One of my neighbors shills for Glenn Beck - with yard signs!

Over the past two weekends, a neighbor of mine at the end of my street has had yard signs out asking neighbors to wake up because "GOVT IS BANK-RUPTING OUR KIDS".

Obama Put Social Security On The Table

AP tagline (08/14): “President Barack Obama used the anniversary of Social Security to trumpet Democrats’ support for the popular program and accuse Republicans of trying to destroy it.”

DEMOSTRATION IN NEW YORK

While perusing the news pages on my browser, I stumbled upon an article describing the anti-Muslim demonstrations in New York concerning the recreation/prayer center. According to the AP the gentleman below made the following comments:

Misstatements On Show

Mr Hartmann -

On Friday, August 20th you had Victoria Jones on your show and between the two of you two incorrect statements were made. During the conversation about Franklin Graham's statements about Islam one of the two of you said that Billy Graham was dead (I do not have the transcript so I do not have the exact wording). Billy Graham is still alive.

Wingnut 'news' blog, Canada Free Press, exploits racist child

Canada Free Press, a rightwing fringe blog, is using a racist 9th grader

common ones

Fox Parent News Corp. Funds GOP Attack Machine $1 Million

When I saw this article on Crooks and Liars, I thought, well here we go again, but this time the Corporate Greed Machine and the GOP has SCOTUS to thank for the endless flow of money being thrown around to reassure that the "R's" will regain power over all of our lives.

Inspection- Filibuster!?

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Thanks Thom and Dylan

That is Thom Hartmann and Dylan Ratigan of MSNBC. Progressive voices in a controlled media. I have learned from these men how over the last decades corporations have outsourced blue and white collar jobs to the point that few are left. The middle class has been destroyed. America has been robbed, while the top 1% and the corporations have gotten fat. I have learned that today giant multinational corporations control America, including most of the Congress. Exxon's quarterly profits are immoral. Big Pharma is getting fat.

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Thomas Edison Was Right About Solar Power

Famed inventor Thomas Edison brought us electric lights, phonographs, movies, and even the first research and development laboratory.

But in 1931, he also was one of the first promoters of renewable energy - especially solar.