The 2008 Farm Bill for the first time included provisions to help increase habitat for native pollinators and honey bees through USDA's conservation programs. The House recently passed a budget containing significant funding cuts in many of these conservation programs.
Good to know that our tax dollars is handed to people who won't think twice about taking money from an Islamic terrorist group. And bad mouth the Israeli state. Way to go NPR. Take money from someone posing as a rep of the Muslm brotherhood who are know to be behind multiple terror attacks around the world. Thank God it was all a sting operation. I hope all taxpayer funding is cut from NPR
"Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration." A. Lincoln
The Obama administration (aka President Mass Extinction) has proposed a plan that would:
By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press Mead Gruver, Associated Press – Tue Mar 8, 4:48 pm ET
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming, famous for its crisp mountain air and breathtaking, far-as-the-eye-can-see vistas, is looking a little bit like smoggy Los Angeles these days because of a boom in natural gas drilling.
When my youngest child was in her Senior Year of High School, eleven years ago she made her career decision. It was to become a Teacher. She had got "straight A's" all through high school and taken every advanced course and AP she could handle. Four years later she graduated from Chico State University with a Liberal Arts/Education Bachelor's Degree. Her mother and I were quite proud that our youngest was going to Teach! I've always had a high regard for teachers and education in general. I have three degrees, but ended up working in Law Enforcement and f
I have to say I get so frustrated with these forwarded emails I get from my parents. I haven't received one in a long time because I think my mom was sick of my flack after the last few she sent. One thing I started to doing was replying to their emails and showing them the facts with sources. I also made sure to send it to the people who sent the email to my parents. Of course I got another one today....
There was a blog recently where someone claimed that he had paid $3600 on a $14,000 stock sale gain. Another person ( actually the blogger, asking for advice in an argument ) pointed out that the Capital Gains Tax was only 15%, ( not 38% ) and I suggested that the person "can't read a tax table". It turns out I was wrong. If you are in the 35% tax bracket ( over $375,000 ) the Short Term Capital Gains Tax is 35%.
The enclosed open letter (corrected) was sent to (e-mailed to) Mr. Thom Hartmann a few days ago. Mr. Hartmann is a brilliant writer, advocate and a great talk-show host (radio and TV). He is widely read, as his syndicated shows are heard-watched nationally and internationally.
Thank you Truth Seeker Alan Coombs!
THROW THEM ALL OUT!
POWER TO THE PEOPLE!
IN THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA THERE HAS BEEN A MASSIVE DEBATE OVER UNION RIGHTS, SPARKED BY WISCONSIN AND OTHER STATES TRYING TO STRIP COLLECTIVE BARGANING RIGHTS AWAY, BUT THE BIGGER STORY, AS USUAL, HAS BEEN MISSED. IN MANY OF THE SAME STATES THE GOVERNORS ARE ALSO TRYING TO PRIVATIZE WHAT MOST RATIONAL PEOPLE WOULD CALL THE COMMONS. FROM STATE WATER TREATMENT AND POWER PLANTS TO PRISIONS. IT GOT ME THINKING, HOW CAN ANYTHING BE CHEAPER WHEN PRIVATIZED? THE STATE WOULD STILL FOOT THE BILL, OR AT LEAST SUBSIDIZE, FOR THE SERVICES.