This issue is more complex than it appears. I recently read two books by Ayann Hirsi Ali (Infidel & Nomad) that have given me new insights into the clashing philosophies between Islam, and the culture of American Christianity & democracy. The word "islam" does not mean peace it means "submission" -- complete submission to the will of Allah. It is in direct opposition to western philosophy of tolerance and undividual rights. In the book " Nomad," chapters 14-16 are especially to this point. If the proposed community ce
some scary stuff happening in the gulf....
Breaking news: I suppose Wellpoint will pay the next CEO a salary just as obscene as this one got.
Los Angeles Times | July 20, 2010 | 10:53 a.m.
Anthem Blue Cross president steps down
The president of Anthem Blue Cross has resigned after 2 1/2 years at the helm of California's largest for-profit insurer, its parent company said Tuesday.
Since The Pigman lost his hearing and Hanity is the Usefull Idiot and Glen Beck has announced that he is loosing his vision shouldnt we now refer to them as the deaf-dumb-and-blind of the Right?
Yesterday on Thom Hartmann, I saw a hypnotizing phone interview with R.D. Wolff author of Capitalism Hits Fan. Information was unveiled about things I had not fully realized. For instance:
Ever since Ronald Reagan lowered taxes for the wealthy and the corporations the tax burden has been shifted to the middle class. Republican anti-union efforts have also driven down wages. With declining revenues, they now claim that we can no longer afford Social Security and unemployment benefits.
Ben Feller, Associated Press Writer, blah blah
We all know that when asked questions about what citizens want their country to be, they respond quite overwhelmingly, "progressive"...and we all know the questions and the answers so I won't bore y'all here. What I will briefly describe is what will reverse the historical precedent of poor performances of the majority party suffered in the first "mid-term' election cycle after taking power...especially for democrats.