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The Earth's view of us

Whenever another natural disaster occurs, including earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and tornadoes, the below "Hidden Word" from the sacred texts of my faith occurs to me: NOTE: This is God speaking to us humans ---


William and Kate - Royal Wedding or Weapon of Mass Distraction?

Was the whole thing orchestrated by WI's Paul Ryan to take away from his appearance of shamelessness and stupidity?!

Q: How Many Republicans does it take to Screw in a Light bulb?

A: It depends. How much money you got?

Obama to change name to "President Profit"

nuf said peasant, surfs, bums, "little people"

Let the contempt for the commons continue! Negative externalities for Everyone!

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My Teabagger congresswoman's view of the buget

Thank you for contacting me regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget. It is a privilege to serve as your Representative in Congress. I welcome your thoughts on this critical issue. As you know, the national debt of the United States has already surpassed $14 trillion, which is equal to $125,000 for every taxpayer. The

greg from kentucky

i think tom hit it on the button


The GOP "SPENDING CUTS" Plan begs the question: how will government function without acquiring sufficient tax revenue? On June 30, 2010, Grover G. Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, testified before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. He outlined reasons why overspending is the cause of the present debt crisis - not tax cuts; and how spending cut could foster economic growth. Norquist insists that tax rates should never be raised; and he claims that "SPENDING CUTS" in all government functions will balance the tax cuts. Mr.


There a list with the Legislators (1,254) who signed the "TAXPAYER PROTECTION PLEDGE" (TPP) as of Wednesday, April 20, 2011; the list includes higher government officials in thirteen states. Grover Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), wrote the TPA pledge which has only one short senstance: "I will oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes."

A Thur of Liberty,_'Tis_of_Thee, history

"Our Father's God to Thee, a thur of liberty," I used to sing in the children's choir. That is the trouble with learning by rote and weak articulation. I have also found that I am not the only one who has misheard song lyrics even in adult life and thought something meant something completely different.

In my elementary years each morning I was faced with two puzzles:

tv guests

I would like to see more progressive voices on the Rumble segment of the tv show like Mike Malloy and Randi Rhoads to refute the innane views of the usual concervatives that you have on the show.I keep seeing the same people saying the same things.Taraju.

Boycott Clorox AThey Like And Support the Racist Donald Trump

I contacted Clorox yesterday because they are sponsors of Donald Trump's show on NBC. This was their reply:

Reference Number: 6556718

Thank you for contacting us and sharing your views about television sponsorships.

Mortgages and Goulash

Thom's description of the afterlife (we go back into a big goulash of all the dead souls and are reborn from a spoonful--sorry for the paraphrasing)

is eerily similar to what happened to all the mortgages.....SPOOKY, Thom! I love it.

Employment, public policy IQ, tax, and citizen initiative answers..

Here's how to employ Americans, make them smarter via service experience, and get them and other nations involved in fixing the world, while sending letters to 20 Congressional reps. A few licks by you would…


I was called a bigot in the chat room because I do not like mexicans that are in our country taking our jobs and tax dollars. The complete indifference by your group to our labor plight of mexicans being in DEMOCRACYVILLE and taking jobs from americans is ignorance; so I forgive you.

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Can we make California the last oil spill?

A state of emergency has been declared in California after crews realized that the Rufugio Beach oil spill was five times worse than original estimates. This week, the Plains All American Pipeline ruptured and dumped crude oil over a four-mile stretch of pristine California coastline.