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800 flowers is low bid corporate monopoly

CNBC or 60 minutes recently had a segment about 1-600 Flowers. The two brothers are yin and yang.

The older brother runs a corporate monopoly of low bid internet sales to the naive American trying to save a buck and/or just use the internet for purchase.

Will Japan's tragedy lead to less Nukes or more Coal?

In the wake of the nuclear tragedy in Japan:

Today Germany announced drastically speeding up their nuclear energy phaseout:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2011/03/24/germany_speeds...

One day after U.S. announces massive coal expansion:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/mar/24/obama-coal-mining-expa...

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Debtor's Prison

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1 in 6 US residents is Hispanic

New milestone: 1 in 6 US residents is HispanicCensus Bureau releases first national-level report from 2010 count.

This has all haapened because each western state gave out drivers license to a few thousand illegal mexicans. The mexican culture dictaces many children per family; Do the math........

rewritten - - Identification cards in California

Every person in California legally must have a drivers license or an IDENTIFICATION CARD.

A cop can hold you for up to 72 hours in California if a person DOES NOT HAVE a state issued photo ID card.

I have always hated this fact since (16yo) my request for a drivers license.

Identificaation card in California

Every person in California legally must have a drivers license or and IDENTIFICATION CARD.

A copy can hold you for up to 72 hours in California if a person has state issued photo ID card.

I have always hated this fact since (16yo) my request for a drivers license.

Pacifica Station in DC

Thom,

I have heard you and Randi Rhodes say there is no progressive station in DC. While there is not a station broadcasting your fine show, check out WPFW (Pacifica) 89.3 FM. Jazz and Justice man! And they have Democracy Now at 8am. Hope to see you in the city some day, your the best!

Presidential material?

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour at the California Republican Convention this weekend denied his firm received $ from the Mexican government to look the other way and not deport Mexican citizens back to Mexico, they were to be allowed to pay a fine and remain in his state. LA Times report that the firm Barbour Griffith & Rogers received $402,500.00 to represent the Mexican government from 2001-2004

Politically generated failures of Labor Supply and Demand

Look for indirect approaches to undermine domestic labor.

Debtor's Prison

Random drug test in Florida for state employees is a good idea

If you think that a state employee who drives a state vehicle should not be tested for drugs, you a truly disconnected from reality. There are hundreds of state vehicle and we don't need a drug user behind the wheel.

Nebraska needs the federal government

This past fall Congressman Lee Terry ran on a platform that the stimulus did not work. My Joannes Sen. from Nebraska spoke on the behalf of Lee with the same message. At the same time Democrat mayor of Omaha Jim Suttle is enduring a recall. Mayor Suttle survived the recall and now is about administering the city's business. For quite some time a $1.6 billion infrastructure rehabilitation of runoff and sewage has been on the back burner. In recent news Mayor Suttle asks state legislature to lay down the groundwork for federal grant money to accomplish the Renovation.

Finding Gentleness in a Harsh World

by Diana May Waldman | WWH-I tossed and turned last night. I was thinking about my father. For the most part, I am estranged from him. By choice, of course.

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The Middle Class Needs More Than Talking Points

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