October 2011

Biden: ‘Nobody Can Look You in the Eye and Tell You ... Stimulus Did Not Create Jobs;’ Yes, at $412,500 Per Job

Vice President Joe Biden said yesterday on CNN that nobody can say "that the stimulus did not create jobs," but he did not specificy how many jobs he believes President Barack Obama's stimulus created and how much each of those jobs cost.

According to the most recent report on the stimulus by the Congressional Budget Office, the law had created a maximum of 2 million jobs as the fourth quarter of 2011 at a cost of $412,500 per job.

WE Party not the Tea Party

EU debt crisis

I am happy to share this to you all, because I learn more about this and I am sharing this all information for you all people. From late 2009, fears of a sovereign debt crisis developed among fiscally conservative investors concerning some European states, with the situation becoming particularly tense in early 2010.

The Problem With Being a Nerd/Geek?

As I grew up many pejoratives were applied to me from retard to bastard, and a whole range around this range. As the son of a carpenter, I learned early the joy of putting things together, discovering I was good at it. The computer was not a part of my life growing up though, so there were two pejoratives I never wore - nerd or geek.

This Could be the Best Revolution Ever

October 24

A Capital Idea Part 89: This Could be the Best Revolution Ever

This is my special message to all the 99%er revolutionaries among us. I really believe this could be a positively transformational period in human history. It could be, but that depends -- on us. I suffer no delusion that 99% of the population is on our side, although it should be. However, I am sure that it is the large majority of us.

They want $lice of the occu-pie

Even in Zuccotti Park, greed is good.

Occupy Wall Street’s Finance Committee has nearly $500,000 in the bank, and donations continue to pour in -- but its reluctance to share the wealth with other protesters is fraying tempers.

successful strategies

I understand the desire to see results NOW. The desire to DO something. The truth is we are doing. Change has happened. But we don't get to ever stop Being the Change. The Doing is going to take to the end of time. We don't have to re-invent the wheel. All we have to do is make use of strategies and tools that have already established credibility. Believe in ourselves. Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good. We do not have to justify or apologize, We are. The hundredth monkey is consciously evolving.

Wage Hating Burger Czar As Labor Secretary?

In just a two hour span, Donald Trump has completely exposed his whole "I love the workers" routine as just another classic Trump scam.

It all began, where else, on Twitter, where on Wednesday night, Trump went after Chuck Jones, the local union president for the factory at the center of his Carrier deal.