July 2012

The George W. Bush Foundation

Along with Bain Capital entities and Eaton Vance, Inc., Datameg and MODUSLINK GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC, the George W. Bush Foundation is registered in Massachusetts. Now I am not here to bash Democrats, because I am one, but it is time we get a grip on how the whole of Congress benefits from the same, not so blind trust. The only thing blind about it is We the People have been perpetually hornswoggled beyond belief.

Obama on Gun Control: more Cheap talk, more Lip Service, and still more Hypocrisy.

Where is the use of the Executive Order to further Gun Control?! You do want it on the Agenda don’t you Mr. Obama?

Walker\Koch: WI showed greatest number of June job losses in nation: 11,700 jobs gone.

It was and remains irrational to vote for Walker….but I gotta admit the democratic party sucks pretty bad these days.

Vote Green Party! Jill Stein For President in 2012

PIPELINE OIL SPILL: 50,000 gallons of light crude oil spilled in Grand Marsh, WI from a pipeline running from Superior, WI to refineries in Chicago.

No word on weather or not the Chicago land refineries insistence on keeping waterways open have allowed Carp to enter the Great Lakes.

what happened to business charters?

The false choices (debt or no debt, government or freedom, etc.) about which Republicans are determined to convince the voting public are deceitful. There is no "uncertainty" about whether a deal including government spending and deficit reduction must eventually be accomplished (revenues and reforms are both required), the question is why that has not been done and which forces have impeded progress toward that goal - unwillingness to compromise will inevitably result in "not enough do ne".

Poly Ticks

I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever, in religion, in philosophy, in politics or in anything else, where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent. If I could not go to Heaven but with a party, I would not go there at all.

--Thomas Jefferson

If you want Mittney, vote Green
If you want Obomba, vote Libertarian

are we Doomed

Declare a Trade War against Unpatriotic, Socially burdensome Firms.

Trade wars don’t have to be declared against Countries unwanted firms.

GOP duplicity

Commentary this morning in the local news opinion page by Rep Jaime Herrera Beutler (R.-Wa).

Latest Headlines

Obama to veto legislation on refugee screening

President Barack Obama would veto a Republican bill introduced in the wake of the Paris attacks to toughen the screening process for Syrian refugees

New York officials: No credible ISIS threat against city

There is no credible threat to New York City at this time, officials said

China denies torturing political prisoners

A Chinese delegation denied mistreatement of prisoners held in police stations and deaths in custody

Community Archive

Why the Kochs Really Embraced Criminal Justice Reform...

It looks like the Koch brothers have scammed us once again.

When news first came out that Charles and David Koch -- the Koch brothers -- were supporting criminal justice reform efforts in Congress, many of us thought, "Wow, they're actually doing something good for once."

And for good reason, too.