September 2011

Braying jackass guests

Thom, my wife and I can't be the only ones who turn down the volume during exchanges such as you are having this morning at 10:10 am PST. Certainly there are guests who are less like "Professional Wrestlers", whose only techniques include insults, lies, and shouting. It is not entertaining to us. Do your other listeners like these cheap theatrics?

The House Is Burning Down

Recently a report stated that the average net worth of the average American family is $120,000.

Additionally, 70% of the 20 million barrels of oil that we use every day is for transportation. This $1.26 billion per day is used for air travel, trucking autos etc.

At $90/barrel and 308 million people in 4 person families this equals $6,000 per year per family.

Good+Morning+America:+From+moving+on

Glass-tastic! (How reusable glass containers shouldn't continue to be a thing of the past)

Remember how milk used to be delivered to your door in a glass container, and once emptied, would be picked up for reuse? If this is not in your memory banks it’s probably because you and I were not alive to see it happen, but it did. This ingenious method was abandoned with the introduction of aluminum cans and plastic bottles; the beginning of our new trash problem.

Blue Dog Democrat" = ALEC sympathizer = PURGE !

How organized labor can support Obama is beyond me.

Labor Secretary Buys A Foreign Vehicle By Mistake, But At Least It Was Built By Foreign Union Workers

In the video above, President Obama’s Labor Secretary, Hilda Solis, explains why she recently bought a new Chevy Equinox: “What better example could I set if I encouraged my staff to go and purchase and seek how we could acquire a vehicle that would for me would send a signal that we’re for supporting our American workers, American-made products, fuel efficient as well.”

One problem: The Chevy Equinox is not built by American workers, because it’s not American-made. It’s bu

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How Can the GOP Run American Government If They Hate It?

The coal country state of West Virginia is in the middle of a special legislative session to deal with a $270 million budget shortfall, and it's setting the stage for Republicans to completely gut the state's government.

It's the same playbook we've seen the right-wing carry out in Wisconsin, in Kansas, in Michigan, and in Ohio.