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Israel, the U.S.'s Poor Relation

While in the budget cutting mode why doesn’t Congress consider cutting aid to Israel?

Rising from dust

We've all seen "Wash me" on the back of semi trailers and car windows. Workers at loading docks sometimes write messages on dirty trailer doors, neighbors post subtle messages to messy neighbors.

What about starting a grassroots (dustroots?) campaign with "RECALL" instead of "Wash me". I delivers a clear message: Recall the Republicans.

Call it "dust tagging".

The worst that can happen is.... a few right wing cars and trucks get washed more often?

Obama Lied about Health Care Reform while campaigning for President

““We are tired of watching as year after year, candidates offer up detailed health care plans with great fanfare and promise, only to see them crushed under the weight of Washington politics, and drug and insurance lobbying, once he campaign is over,” Obama told a campaign audience in Newport News, Virginia, in 2008.”

a Few Ideas - Fair Trade

Shouldn't we charge Tarrifs at the same level as the country puts on goods. For example China puts a 25% tarrif on US goods, Image what would have happen if we imposed a 25% tarrif on all goods from China, or the 100% tarrif South Korea has on our goods.

Happening in Indiana

This is what is happening in Indiana. Can you imagine adding this question to the ISTEp tests? They are going after teachers for posting this question. I called the news station and said the test should be thrown out and any group, no matter how prestigious, that approved this question was not qualified to make any new tests.

The Packer DO support the protests in Wisconsin


I've been following the events in Wisconsin fairly closely.Madison was my dad's hometown and I still have cousins there who've been marching. To answer your previous caller's question, yes, the Packers voiced their support pretty early on.

Kat Bradley-Bennett
Longmont, CO

Inspection- You're Lying

Michael Moore recently wrote an essay claiming America isn't broke. The rich have our money. Why, yes, they do. But we don't even have to go there.

opinion page of Wisconsin State Journal Sunday, March 6, 2011

"The governor is largely doing what he said he'd do: Fix the budget mess without raising taxes or resorting to raids and tricks" What!!!!

Are higher gas prices because of Libya

Are higher gas prices because of Libya, or because of wild oil speculation?

Obama’s actions and words deride Union Health Benefits as “Cadillac”

Excerpt from, once again, page 197 – 198 of the book “Griftopia” by Matt Taibbi published by Spiegel & Grau:

Time to Get Serious About the Deficit

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Green World Rising

In two previous videos narrated by Leonard DiCaprio and available over at, we’ve seen the dangers that global warming and climate change present for our planet and the human race.