June 2011

How Come Feingold now identifies with a party other than the Democrats?

anybody

House cuts more Conservation Programs, this time Dept of Agr.

The House-passed 2012 budget bill cuts mandatory Department of Agriculture farm bill conservation funding by $1 billion; this in addition to $500 million that was cut in the fiscal year 2011 spending bill.

Wilderness Society Comments on Salazar’s reckless rush for Artic Drilling

Shell Oil Co. has plans to drill as many as ten wells in the Arctic Ocean in the next two years. While these wells are for exploration -- not production -- they still pose threats to the fragile Arctic Ocean habitat.

Paul Ryan leases land to Oil Companies who receive subsidies he votes to give them

A Shocking Conflict of Interest?

Dear Environmental Activist

Economic Freedom versus quality of Life

The connection between economic freedom and quality of life couldn’t be clearer. As the video explains, in countries with the most free economies, people earn, on average, more than eight times what people earn in countries with the least free economies — and the poor in the freest economies earn 10 times more than the poor in the most restrictive economies.

Michele O'Bachmann

Michele O'Bachmann may or may not believe in climate change but if she is being honest about her Christianity, she is not denying climate change, she is denying that WE are the ones responsible for what is going on. God's doing it. Her and all of the others like her feel their hands are tied. It has been predicted, in the Bible.

My Latest Coffee Induced Epiphany

Michele O'Bachmann may or may not believe in climate change but if she is being honest about her Christianity, she is not denying climate change, she is denying that WE are the ones responsible for what is going on. God's doing it. Her and all of the others like her feel their hands are tied. It has been predicted, in the Bible.

Insanity prevails Part 1

Blog by HEG (mccgreeneh@gmail.com)

I was a senior international banker for 40 years (now retired)

Where did the middle class go? Straight up!

I just made my first purchase using eBay: I bought a Fall/Winter 1975 Sears catalog. (I paid $2.99 for the catalog and $13-something to have it shipped to me by FedEx.)

Opinion from thei hinterland

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

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Who Should an Economy Serve?

The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.