March 2013

Chevron on target for supernormal growth and super ghastly environmental destruction.

Chevron can only make its money by influencing governments - both here and abroad - to loosen up environmental protections and thereby effectively transfer wealth from the People to the Corporation.

Sad.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/12/chevron-outlook-idUSL1N0C446Y20130312?feedType=RSS&feedName=rbssEnergyNews&rpc=43

Dilma accelerates the Brazilian Carbon Bomb even further.

As if destruction of the rainforest and dams wasn’t enough, Dilma is going to find an auction off (a highly corrupt process where the Brazilian people will get screwed) every last drop of Oil.

Fukushima energy nimrods want to trigger the Ocean to release its methane hydrate.

This is one of those headlines you hear just before all hell breaks loose. But hey! I’m sure GE is involved so what could possibly go wrong!

Officially Safe?!: PA fracking study avoides mention of underground aquifers.

A report by special interest groups’ National Academy of Sciences$$$ suspiciously left out all mention of fracking’s effects on underground aquifers. This caused many who are not stone cold drunk and otherwise completely brain dead to think that maybe, just maybe, pumping toxic chemicals into the ground near underground bodies of fresh drinking water contaminants the water!

Paul Ryan a progressive?

Not really Paul is trying out for a new Progressive Insurance commercial. We're not looking back six months at my campaign were moving forward at light speed. My pants are on fire no Mas pantalonies! Nothing gets you off your A--like pants on fire.

Last Posted Cleaned Up: Why Low Taxation on the Rich is a Disaster

I listened to your show today (Thom Hartmann) and was disappointed that one of your arguments was specious. While Bush the First, George Herbert Walker Bush campaign was facilitated by his being Vice President, it is not clear that this makes his victory certain.

Tax The Ultra Rich

I listened to your show today and was disappointed that one of your arguments was specious. While Bush the First, George Herbert Walker Bush campaign was facilitated by his being Vice President, it is not clear that this makes his victory certain. He was undoubtedly helpedby Dujkakas's weak candidacy Plenty of VP's like Humphrey on the Democratic Side, Nelson Rockefeller on the Republican side, in addition graced by a huge fortune did not make it to the Presidency or the nomination.

Inspection- Grandma Ritz and Facebook

As my page rolls on I have noticed Facebook has indeed become a reflection of America. In some ways that's marvelous. In another sense? Well, I wonder... is this really the way we should "roll?"   One of my friends posts a sign that says to stop Social Security "entitlements." "Call them what they are!" the sign lectures:" "government hand outs."  Wait: agree with SS, or not, we pay into Social Security. That by definition is not a "hand out."
 But I handle it in my usual way: I just don't engage. I "don't engage" because...

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Thom plus logo From the 1930s to the Reagan Revolution, America grew the largest and most robust middle class in history. Along with strong unions, the main driver of that was that people earning more than about $10 million in today's money confronted a top tax rate of 91% until the 60s, and 67% until Reagan came into office.