November 2011

A Wall Street success - the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund.

The agency responsible for selling Greece’s state assets and privatization government goods and services. – a Wall Street success!

Gosh, I wonder who all has \ had a hand in the agency?!

Why I Am for Barack Obama Still in 2012

Obama accomplished (only examples, I'll have to work on this!)......

Occupy Movement and Instinct

Lately, I hear a lot about the Occupy Movement needing to have a leader and specific demands. I think the problem with this thinking is a misunderstanding of what the Occupy Movement is about.

Occupy San Francisco report 11/26/11

photos below: 1) gardening working group in action 2) strategy meeting 3) occupier reading

Sorry about the rambling, you might want to skip this if you're not interested in little-edited dense verbal perambulations. Although it contains a little about the important challenges Occupy SF is facing right now.

business

Saving Social Security

The Republicans keep saying that Soc. Sec. needs to be saved because it is running out of money. One way to save it is to raise the cap on the amount people pay into the fund. The raise, each year, in the cap should be the same as the raise given to recipients which is based on cost-of-living or inflation. The cap has not been raised since the inception of the program in1964 at $106,800. This should keep the fund financailly sound for decades.

Democrats for Premium Support-Based Medicare Reform.

"...it would shift costs to beneficiaries and eliminate the guarantee of affordable health insurance for older Americans"

http://news.yahoo.com/wait-democrats-premium-support-based-medicare-reform-132141497.html

Exercise or....

Success! Western banks and oil firms long awaited denationalizing of the Libyan oil reserves arrives!

http://news.yahoo.com/newsmaker-technocrat-oil-man-takes-charge-libya-lifeline-141404522.html

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Does Trump "Tweet" When His Staff Says No?

Thom plus logo Lev Parnas tells the story of how Donald Trump fired ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at least "four or five times," and that they were afraid that he would "fire her with a tweet." This is not the first time we have heard from White House insiders that the president often gives irrational or stupid orders that his staff then ignores.