December 2013

ObamaCare will cause an asset pricing bubble depending on what the Insurance Industries does with the money.

It is common practice for Insurance firm's to play Wall Street with their funds. What is more, the Insurance Industry is a big lender to commercial real estate.

ObamaCare will result in the insurance industry having substantially more investable funds - period.

Super Lobbyist and Republican Charlie Black brags about how Obama saves his time.

You may remember Charlie Black as an “informal adviser” to Mitt Romney or his involvement in John McCain’s campaign. Anyway Black was clearly relieved when Obama was elected:

What is Emotional Abuse?

Love is Progressive Part 5: What is Emotional Abuse?

Today, I wish to look at the flip side of prosocial emotions such as love, compassion and empathy. Prosocial emotions build positive emotions, self-esteem and personal growth in other people. The opposite of the prosocial emotions, is anything which might be termed emotional abuse, or emotional crimes -- acts which engender negative emotions, tear down the self-esteem of another person intentionally and undeservedly, and stunt the person's quest for personal growth.

Obama admin actively trying to weaken European climate legislation to benefit fracking and tar sand exporters.

Lies, lies and more lies....

This from Oil Change International:

Prices spike at the pump despite “energy independence”

Here in Madison, WI the price per gallon of regular recently jumped from $3.01 to 3.19 per gallon of regular. Happy Holidays…

Choosing Legislators by Lot...

Consider the questions I’ve posited below and then decide whether or not I was serious about choosing legislators by lot in my message board post: “Save Your Country” (

Post-Gulf BP Oil Disaster study: COREXIT made oil spewage 52 times more toxic

This report is a year old. However, the rush to continue deep sea oil drilling, to continue transport of tar sands goo, and to continue fracking just tells the world how OBLIVIOUS the oil/mining industrialists are to learning from even their most RECENT criminal negligence in the Gulf.



Lesley Stahl interviews Susan Rice

When Susan Rice was on 60 minutes I wonder what she would have said when asked “How did you feel knowing you were lying to the American People about Benghazi at the direction of the Obama administration”

FRACKING: Obama allowing Oil Companies to dump cancer-causing chemicals in to Pacific Ocean w/out ANY Regulation.

New media reports reveal that the federal government is allowing oil companies to dump dangerous wastewater straight into the Pacific Ocean.

We all know that fracking near our drinking water is bad for our health and the environment's. So why have regulators allowed companies to dump thousands of gallons of toxic waste water into the Pacific Ocean?

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The Kavanaugh Scandal Goes Beyond Sex & Must Be Investigated

Thom plus logo While all the attention on the possibility of impeaching justice beer bong Kavanaugh is focused on his alleged sexual behavior, the real scandal is that the Republicans refused to release years of paperwork on his participation, when he was inside the Bush administration, with regard to torture and other war crimes.