"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Forget that much like the banking bailout, Obamacare perpetuates a for profit health insurance complex that makes us less competitive while also failing to address the exploding Medicare costs and burying the states in a self-fulfilling Medicaid expansion.
is the story of a couple killed from CO poisoning in rm 225. The Best Western rented the room again and an 11 year old boy died from CO poisoning. They will now put a sign on the room that 225 is an at your own risk libertarian rental. A space heater and open windows reduces the CO level so nothing will stop them from renting it again, it's business.
I write this reluctantly but the longer the discussion continues in
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held its founding convention in Michigan and issued The Port Huron Statement, laying out its principles and program. http://bit.ly/13UM1Mq
Last night while watching MSNBC, I was absolutely stunned. Lawrence O'Donnell was speaking with the Guardian reporter who broke the NSA story. The reporter commented that Snowden had access to actual conversations, covert operative locations, and far more information than simply what number called what number. O'Donnell responded by saying, he didn't really have access if he was following the rules.
Is there any way the public can get involved in calling for Darrell Issa to be relieved as Chairman of his committee? I know he's appointed but can we petition for his departure?
Marc Calderwood, Albuquerque
Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings says congressional investigators now know politics was not behind the IRS review of Tea Party groups – but, that won't stop Darryl Issa from pressing on with his political witch hunt. This weekend, Representative Cummings released an official transcript of the House Oversight Committee interviews with IRS officials. That transcript shows that an IRS manager – and self-described conservative Republican – told congressional investigators that he and a colleague were responsible for the additional scrutiny of “Tea Party” groups.
Sorry for the change in the title. I think the new one better reflects what the topic is.
Our federal system was to be based on checks and balances... and we see this all through the Constitution where the different branches all have checks on each other. Whether or not they are used is another question. Also the states are supposed to provide a check on federal power and vice versa.Then there are the People which provide checks on both and are held in check by both at least to a point. There's a virtual straightjacket in place.
there is a new mental disorder going around, its called republican tourettes. unlike traditional tourettes, which causes people to randomly shout obscenities uncontrollably, republican tourettes causes people to make uncontrollable, and extremely offensive racist, bigoted, and sexists comments. republican tourettes affects mostly older, white men, but can affect any low information, or low intelligence (conservative) voter.
Julia Ward Howe, an abolitionist and the composer of “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” tried to establish the Mothers’ Peace Day Observance on the second Sunday in June. Her idea was widely accepted, but she was never able to get the day recognized as an official holiday. Mothers' Peace Day was the predecessor of the Mothers’ Day holiday in the
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