March 2013

Lord of the Flies

Hey, Everyone! It strikes me that the best analogy that's come to mind IS this one!!

Chavez wasted money on Healthcare when he could have built gigantic skyscrapers

One of the more bizarre takes on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death comes fromAssociated Press business reporter Pamela Sampson (

Govt admits it is afraid to level criminal charges against Too Big to Fail Banks.

“On Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney General testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and said, in a nutshell, that the biggest banks have become so large that even the government is loath to charge them with criminal wrongdoing, lest the entire economy become a shambles. And not only the domestic economy, mind you, but the entire world economy.”

Obama calls on every American’s patriotic duty to conserve energy! (joking)

Yea right, conservation is directly at odds with surplus capital accumulation, regardless of the consequences to the planet.

Obama Cronyism leading us to Dirty Energy.

It should come as no surprise that failings of human character are leading us to our own demise. And here we are again:

Democrats: the Party of Big Business, Dirty Energy, and Massive MASSIVE Hypocrisy.

“A few years ago, the Democratic party bragged that it had adopted new rules barring corporate and individual donations over $100,000. Because of these rules, Democrats called their convention in Charlotte last year the “people’s convention.” However, just to make sure they had the money to fund the convention, the DNC secured a $10 million credit line from Duke Energy Corporation.

Obama craps on the environment (again): Navy War on Whales.

...the more effort put into concentrating wealth abroad, the more the impetus we give terrorists, and the more we have to crap on our own environment and society to “protect” ourselves. (<yawn> is this getting old yet?)

Obama's Legacy = Democratic Majorities for Years To Come

The GOP is so busy trying to do and say ANYTHING they can to screw Obama's legacy, they aren't paying attention to what it is doing to them politically in the long run and how ugly they look to the casual observer right now. The 2012 election showed this and 2014 will be no different. It may take a few more elections, but the GOP as currently configured is headed for the dustbin of political history -- permanently, largely thanks to the Obama Presidency.

Is the Post Office trying to force us to break the law?

There is a sign at the counter at each Post Office and it reads:

US POSTAL REGULATIONS

FORBIN THE HANDLING

OF MAIL ACROSS THE COUNTER

US POSTAL REG. DMM 951.72

Would MLK and Malcolm X approve the Keystone XL Pipeline?

No. After reading the following passage I think knowing that the cost of Climate Change and Dirt Energy Production fall disproportionally on the disadvantage both Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X would not approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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"The Saddest Thing Is This Won't Be Breaking News"

Thom plus logo As the world burns, and more and more fossil fuels are being used every day planet-wide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed 416 ppm this week at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. In the 300,000 years since the emergence of modern humans, carbon dioxide levels have never been this high.