September 2013

how soon they forget.

Did someone forget the long hot summer of "death panels" and other nonsense, and the sausage-making of lawmaking that Obamacare already went through?

Holistic Practitioner

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Gov. Scott Walker a two faced jackass that refused federal grant money to help fund medicaid

Gov. Scott Walker a two faced jackass that refused federal grant money to help fund medicaid in the state by claiming his revisions to badgercare were such that it wasn't needed... now, according to the associated press release below, to spite those in need, is now playing games with elegible people in need by vowing to kick them out of badgercare and telling them to apply for the new health exchanges soon to go into effect under obama care in one hand... while in the other hand is pushing to defund Obama care at the same time... (

Thorium - the forgotten energy?

I have recently be introduced to a new, I say new but the technology has been around since the 60's, way to create safer cheaper nuclear energy from thorium. Nuclear energy has received alot of criticism almost since its discovery, and for good reason, but in my research, I have found many benefits to developing this form of energy. Why shouldn't we develop this technology to be a safe beneficial bridge between carbon based energy, and sustainable carbon free energy?

My rates will be substantially lowered under Affordable Care Act

I wrote to this blog yesterday to report I'd discovered my rates for healthcare would double after the health care law goes into effect. Today I discover I was wrong. They will actually go down and my coverage will be considerably better. A letter from my health care provider, Group Health of Seattle, showed my rates doubling under the new law, so I called their customer service line to learn more. For some reason the person I spoke to somehow failed to explain that this may not be the case at all.

John Hunter and the World Peace Game

Hello all. I just wanted to follow up on my comments today on the radio show. I listen on WCPT in Chicago. I just saw an amazing documentary that just might show us all how to save the world from the lack of critical thinking being taught in our schools. Check out John Hunter and his World Peace Game There is a film and a new book that just came out about this remarkable teaching tool. The film is titled "World Peace and other 4th Grade Achievements," and I believe the book is of the same name. Mr.

The Dumbing Down of America

Here's my latest cartoon about how Labor History is being taught in public schools these days.

And here's some background information that was part of my inspiration, Yhom was the other part.

"Harmless"??? Fukushima Radioactive Ocean Plume Arriving Soon...

Hard to believe the subheading on this article which reassures us that the ocean plume containing Fukushima radiation will be "harmless". (And the Siemens ads don't reassure, as Siemens is a premiere nuclear developer.)


The discussions below recognize the realities of radiation --

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Did Trump Commit Treason?

Thom plus logo News reports increasingly are suggesting that Donald Trump has committed treason in making a promise to a foreign leader. The question is, who is the foreign leader and what was the promise?