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Obama has 60 days to approve or decline Keystone “Petroleum Plantation”.

What happens to the jobs when the oil deposit is depleted? What would happen to the oil prices necessary to make extraction of Koch Brother’s Canadian oil profitable if Commodity Speculation Reform is enacted? How come the project doesn’t make economic sense – regardless of the temporary jobs created – if you include the cost of the project’s negativ

Singular Domination of Blog Posts is Anti-Democratic

Count me out with imposition of comments and opinions rather than a willingness to discuss.

no mr president

My Tribute to the late Christopher Hitchens

A brief eulogy for a great mind.

Financial Markets already reacting to news of Keystone Pipeline Approval.

10:53 AM Central time me, me, me, greed, greed, greed

Irresponsible Senate Democrats to cave in on Keystone Pipeline.

When House Republicans passed their payroll tax cut extension bill on Tuesday which included language to force a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, Senator Harry Reid said "It was dead before it got to the Senate."

But despite that, by late yesterday, The Hill was reporting that a deal, potentially involving the Keystone end run, was in the works as Senators try to return home for the holidays by this weekend.


After more than 18 months of confinement Bradley Manning is finally to appear before a military court. This travesty of justice is the shame of a nation. Shed a tear for a country that has lost its way and stand shoulder to shoulder with Bradley Manning. The person who ought to be on trial is the feckless president Obomber. You can read a fine essay at the URL below (I've pasted a paragraph from it):

Why was show time changed on AM 1510?

Why has the Thom Hartmann show been moved to the middle of the night (10PM - 1AM) in the Boston area on AM1510? This makes no sense.

Your application goes to Neverland!

What's wrong with you?


Somehow I'm sure you've wondered why your unsolicited job applications are never answered, why your online applications receive nothing but a simple confirmation, why the recruiters you try to approach seem ignorant and - well - why it is just so difficult to be heard in the job market. Have you? I have.

Tales from a WalMart employee

Essential reading for anyone concerned about government over reach.

awful times

As a Canadian and outside observer, I've been watching and reading about the multitude of problems you are facing. I recently had a call from an old American friend who wants to immigrate to Canada. The process is quite mind boggling, beaurocratic, belittling and expensive.

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Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

Community Archive

Will the Arctic Be Ice-Free Within the Next Two Decades?

David Appell, Yale Climate Connections, is asking the question - Will the Arctic Be Ice-Free Within the Next Two Decades?

When white sea ice melts, the ocean loses its reflective surface and the darker water absorbs more heat from the sun.