January 2012

Can Congress over rule the Supremes w/out an amendment?

I found this article from several days ago and wondered whether it's accurate. I'll watch the show the next few days to see if Thom comments on it. Thanks, Noel E.


Occupy Orlando-Freedom Weekend

By Jerry Waxman

The moon belongs to everyone. The best things in life are free.
The stars belong to everyone. They gleam there for you and me

CU tuition hike funded raises for Phil DiStefano, other top administrators


You must check out this story that is emerging in Colorado in regards to our flagship university system, whose chancellor, Bruce Benson (an oil man with a single undergraduate degree in geology from C.U.) was appointed by former GOP Governor and oil man Bill Owens, and recommended for the the post by former GOP U.S. Senator Hank Brown.


...or here at the Denver Post...


Brilliant proposed model for Medicare for All in California. Make the workers pay for it and NOT the rich or the poor.

With a single payer health insurance program, there is the important issue of collecting health insurance from the citizens.

Single payer health insurance doesn't mean FREE insurance that the government has to go into debt to provide.

Occupy graphic with flag

This is the Occupy graphic I made. It is up (including yard signs) on CafePress. If you use the following URL, it goes directly to the shop where there is NO ARTIST MARKUP (Labor Donated)


California is now the going forward state.

Please make single payer health care come to fruition.

The 'Union' needs this as a way of going forward.

Obama got the Republicans so Pissed they’re calling for Impeachment?! My image of Obama just improved!

just joking, i firmly believe they all stink - democrats as well as republicans

What is "Economic Growth?'

A Capital Idea Part 105: What is "Economic Growth?"

State of the Union: Tax Incentives to firms who bring jobs back AND can then prove their paying a damn good wage!

Else the corporations that left the US can stay the hell where there at and we’ll declare a trade war on the unpatriotic firm’s ability to sell their goods and services back into the US.

Religious Freedom for Institutions, or Individuals? A different angle on the new HHS mandates

Employees of religious organizations have essentially the same rights as anyone else in our society. That includes a right to privacy, as well as a right to the free exercise of their religion. Their religious freedom is not circumscribed by others of even their own sect.

Latest Headlines

White House opposes bill blocking Iran nuclear deal

President Barack Obama will veto the bill, saying that the Iran nuclear deal addresses only nuclear issues

Where would Afghanistan be today if the US and Russia had just left it alone?

The United States and Russia are really in a very awkward place right now

Kremlin: Syria air strikes target 'a list' of groups

US Senator John McCain said he can confirm Russian air strikes were against the Free Syrian Army recruits

Community Archive

"The market has become tilted..."

It seems like the most popular word in this election cycle is 'inequality,' but we need more than talk to narrow the great divide between the haves and have-nots in our nation.

According to a recent article by former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, the pro-corporate elite have rigged the system against us, and it's going to take the majority of us standing together to change the system.