September 2013

NYC Mayor Bloomberg wants income gap in to grow even wider.

For all his money and financial market savvy you’d think he’d know good ole math a little better!

Billionaires may be paying most of the tax simply because they are the only ones with any money. But the distribution is NOT optimal or anywhere near maximized in terms of tax revenue. That happens when all people have proportionately more money, not just the 1%.

This guy should not be a public servant with that kind of thinking.

Slowing Climate Change?: lies, damn lies and then statistics.

Excerpt from the article:

“Belgium objected to using 1998 as a starting year for any statistics. That year was exceptionally warm, so any graph showing global temperatures starting with 1998 looks flat, because most years since have been cooler. Using 1999 or 2000 as a starting year would yield a more upward-pointing curve.”

Remember

Has anyone asked the republicans to read about the French Revolution and what happened to the rulers there when the peasants got pushed too far?

Letter to Speaker of the House

Today I sent a letter to Congressman Boehner:

audio reception

It is getting harder and harder to listen to you on your website or livestream due to constant interuptions for the audio which fades out and in, Today, 9/20, the audio is out more than on. This has been happening for at least a month and now getting worse. Even when I listen to the past recordings, it fades out. I hate missing the content

Inspection- Taking a Contract Out on the Contractors

When are we going to admit that privatizing some things simply doesn’t work?
  Snowden?
  Aaron Alexis: the Navy Yard Shooter, had access because he was vetted by a contractor?
  Halliburton?
  For profit prisons pushing for more laws and more strict enforcement to improve profits?
  When are we going to admit that privatizing has been one hell of a failure?

Stock Market about to plunge.

Reason: bad fundamentals of the economy.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/stocks-plunge-wells-fargo-warns-112421641.html

2/3 rd’s of produce in Supermarket to disappear if honey bee health doesn’t improve FAST.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/buzz-inside-mysterious-mass-disappearance-honeybees-112632223.html?vp=1

How bad is Washington willing to let Climate Collapse get?

I'd guess the People won't like the answer to that question. Especially given Washington's propensity to socialize costs on the 99% in order to privatize benefits for the 1%.

Washington cuts food stamps by $40 billion.

This from Daily Kos:

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