It is deeply disappointing that President Obama and his administration have chosen to support Monsanto's profits and consolidation of the agricultural sector over the livelihoods of farmers and health of consumers.
“The insurmountable hurdle for so-called populist movements is having the nerve to attack the rich instead of the poor. Even after rich almost destroyed the entire global economy through their sheer unrestrained greed and stupidity, we can’t shake the peasant mentality that says we should go easy on them, because the best hope for our collective prosperity is in them creating wealth for us all.
The Tunisians are doing it. The Egyptians are doing it. When are we gonna do it!
Miami, Florida City of Miami Police have shot two more citizens, this time right in their car during a traffic stop. A shocked and mortified mother wept, "All I know is, the police who are supposed to protect us killed my son." The car's driver, cousin of the deceased, survived with bullets in the arm, stomach, and back.
WWH | by Tricia - There’s been a disturbance in the force at Menopausal Stoners World Headquarters. A couple of weeks ago, I refused to give money to the Democrats for the first time in my life. It all started with a simple phone call.
Yes he's leaving! No, wait…he's just transferring power to the Vice-President and staying until September. What a ride today has been. At this writing it is about 7.30 a.m. in Cairo at the beginning of what is going to be a sunny warmish Friday. Watching the news today we got stronger and stronger messages from the White House beginning with euphoria that Mubarak would probably leave but then as the day wore on, pessimism as Mubarak took to the air waves to say he was staying using unclear language as to how "change" would happen.
If more people knew more about the history of the Great Depression, I think fewer people would vote Republican. One incident that deserves telling is the story of the Bonus Expeditionary Force (BEF), which was better known as the Bonus Army,
I just listened to Thom talking with a glassy eyed "conservative" whose name I missed.
The Federal Reserve monitors certain Securities Brokers who call themselves "Securitites, Securties, & Securites" companies. I hope Sen. Ron Paul will get to explain why a certain clique of Federal Reserve monitorees habitually misspells and re-spells and even again misspells their entities entered into the Federal Reserve monitoring data.
not if you're dead.
Thom, in arguing with seton motley (?) you missed the key rebuttal to his libertarian statement against federal food safety… you aren't 'free' to choose better (next time) if you die (this time) from e. coli. I mean they found pathogens in freakin' spinach and peanut butter…
What if his child died from eating an e. coli laden hamburger? Would he be so cavalier and snarky then? I doubt it.