May 2010

Human Hair Collection

"Matter of Trust" out of San Francisco is collecting human hair from across our nation and has it sewn into hair matts and fills booms with it in order to soak up the oil in the gulf. There are over 370,000 hair salons in the country collecting about a pound of hair/day which is normally discarded(trash). Oil sticks to hair so it is an ideal material to do the job of oil gathering . It can be washed and used over for up to 40 times.Please check them out and give them a shout out.

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Face time With G-d

I’m an addict. To anyone who really knows me, that’s not a revelation. For those who don’t, then I am just crazy. Either way, they are both right. I am a crazy addict. Now you can understand the underlying motivations behind these daily blog things. I don’t consider myself insightful but I do love to stir up the pot from time to time as long as it gets people thinking. That’s probably because disturbing the comfortable is my lot in life. I did it in the classroom for nearly 40 years and I’m doing it here.

The Reason Oil is still spewing, someone please notice.

Oil is still spewing is because all options are based in still trying to turn that hole into a profit making well.

Noone is considering that the Navy could bomb the hole, caving it in and closing it.

Jack

(America the Great) or (Capitalism the Great)? That is the question. and don't forget it,! (when things start getting better.)

Thom, you seem to be the only educated liberal, capable of compiling data from history and seeing thru the right wing agenda. Ive been waiting for 6 years for a commentator to start telling the real American Citizens to stand up. Thank you, (Sigh of relief finally!)

Abe Lincoln sure figured it out. If what Thom said today on his talk show is an accurate quote. " Capitalist keep get'in together to fleece the little people."

Anyone want to add to (or amend) this list of facts? It's directed at a conservative uncle of mine

Thanks, everyone!! --Tim

1. Immigrants don't cross the border for the weather, the food, to steal our jobs, or to get on welfare. They come here to feed their families! The U.S. destroyed much of their good jobs and domestic food supply through NAFTA and other measures that have benefitted no one other than corporate CEO's.

Where've you been? or Late for the Party.

Below is my letter to the editor of the Times Review Newspapers here in NY that I thought I would share. The original title is Late for the Party, but they published it as Where've you been?

Dick Cheney's link to the Gulf spill & other crimes

Can we NOW get some Federal prosecutor to seek indictments against Dick Cheney to release the details of the "energy policy meetings"? It is now ubundantly clear that crimes were comitted.

Show me how it works...

Why is it that libertarians and small government proponents always point out how 'history' has shown that government involvement curtails our freedom, legislates and creates laws that interfere with creative, successful, lucrative business practices, that watch dog groups and/or government oversight committees don't do their job right anyway and taxpayers end up paying for their failure or for personal gain of crooked politicians and then propose that the unfettered, deregulated, free market will police and monitor itself - and yet most of the examples of unrestrained, deregulation of the b

"Gulf Oil Spill" ( the new ) "What Now Cartoon

Nature and peoples lively hoods are being destroyed while mainstream media plays damage control for British Petroleum .

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"The Saddest Thing Is This Won't Be Breaking News"

Thom plus logo As the world burns, and more and more fossil fuels are being used every day planet-wide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed 416 ppm this week at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. In the 300,000 years since the emergence of modern humans, carbon dioxide levels have never been this high.