January 2013

misleading email thread re Constitutional Convention

Yesterday on the show, Thom mentioned that there's an attempt to convene a Constitutional Convention around the matter of making sure there's a two-thirds majority vote to raise taxes (on billionaires). This morning, I got an email thread about this matter that is clearing misleading, anti-government, and a big lie.

Freakishly EXTREME HEAT plunges Australia into CHOAS: “The trees just exploded” [into fire]

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/07/16389641-australia-faces-catastrophic-days-as-wildfires-rage-in-5-of-countrys-6-states?lite

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/article.html?entrynum=2323

Native Americans Be Damned: Walker to speed through Mining Bill’s passage.

Because of the White House’s lack of aggression and leadership on attacking campaign finance issues will Walker will be creating negative short lived jobs liquidating and toxifying the State to pay back out of an out of State campaign contributor.

Inspection- The Facebook-ization of America

Before we get to the main course, let's clarify a few things. I don't deal with the Facebook like a lot of folks do. There are many people I deeply disagree with who post on my page. I won't block a single one, unless they get nasty with me. I have never erased a single message, and any posting that bothers me... well 99% of the time I just don't respond. Please remember: not responding doesn't necessarily mean your post bothers me.

Numbers

Thank you Obama for the cheap gas

Since the republicans were railing on Obama for causing the high gas prices we experienced last year I htink it is appropriate to now thank him for the much lower prices. Thank you Obama

A Very, Very Ugly Tale from CT

From CNN last Thursday

From CNCN: - Last Thrusday

http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/04/us/connecticut-newtown-gabrielle-giffords/?hpt=hp_t2

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Prison for Miscarriages?

Thom plus logo Mike Pence's and the GOP's war on women took a sinister turn this week when Planned Parenthood was forced to abandon Title X funding; they can no longer get payment for serving low income women for cancer screenings and STD treatments.