November 2012

BALLS!: Rubio, of Senate Science Committee, asserts Earth’s age is a mystery in interview with GQ.

Rubio is a craven demagogue from an era in American History that is profoundly perverted from the true purpose of our Democracy.

This from CARE2 Petition:

Paul Ryan's Budget Plan Is Grover's Wish List

If Paul Ryan were to refuse to compromise; or, if Republicans conceded to the POTUS budget plan, it would raise tax-revenue which under-cuts Grover's Anti-Tax Pledge. Mr. Ryan was brought into the budget talks by Speaker Boehner to help avoid tax increases, negotiate more spending cuts and to bring along fellow Republicans before the end of the year. However, Ryan should be forced to back away from his previous no-tax-increase position because his 2011 Budgrt Plan will hurt the economy - says the CBO.

Grover's Next Republican Junta

Grover Norquist posted an article in POLITICO: 'Opinion: GOP’s untold gains on state level'. Grover explains how Democrats will have trouble at the state level in the 2013 term because the GOP gained control of 25 states in the 2010 elections.State Government is where Grover plans to gather his next Republican junta. Read the full article at:
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/84006.html?hp=r12

Geithner: Ireland announces another round of Austerity measures to designed to get them fully accepted by Wall Street’s bond market,

And with past austerity measures, unemployment has climbed to now sit at 14.8%. Oh, and the article references Geithner’s cozy International Monetary Fund.

Grover Norquist Speaks to the Simpson-Bowles Fiscal Commission

Watch this youtube video of Grover Norquist testifying on June 30, 2010 before the Simpson-Bowles Fiscal Commission. Fmr. Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) looks annoyed at the demanding Grover, who outlined why the debt crisis is a problem of overspending, not from deficits, and he insists that the debt crisis is not from a lack of revenue. Grover recommended that tax rates should not be raised, and he suggested several ways to cut spending and foster growth. Read or print Grover's recommendation at the Americans for Tax Reform website:

Capitalism's Externalities

A Capital Idea Part 137: Capitalism's Externalities

Inspection- Have We Learned Our Lesson, Yet?

...or will we still let FOX and the Republican noise machine decide what we talk about, what we think and how we react?

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Who Will Stop World War III?

Thom plus logo Back in 2001, after 9/11, Congress gave the president the authority to basically wage war anywhere in the world where there were governments affiliated with Al Qaeda, the radical Sunni Muslim group that came out of the Saudi Wahhabist movement. Iran is Shia Muslim, essentially the sworn enemies of the Sunnis.