March 2014

Obama$$$ does cameo for Dave Koch$$$ sponsored television special on science “COSMOS”

Tell PBS station WGBH: Dump David Koch from your board!

From "NOVA" and "Bill Nye the Science Guy" to Carl Sagan's original "Cosmos," PBS has inspired the same deep awe for science in generations of Americans. That's why it's so disappointing that David Koch, one of the fossil-fuel billionaire Koch Brothers, is on the board of WGBH!

Jimmy Carter: "I Don't Pay Any Attention to Criminal Oliver North"

Source: Crooks and Liars, March 29, 2014

Former-President Jimmy Carter gave CNN's Erin Burnett what should be the standard response anytime a Democrat is asked to respond to criticism from Oliver North.

From yesterday's "Erin Burnett Out Front", former President Jimmy Carter stated the obvious when asked what he thought of Iran-Contra war criminal Oliver North's criticisms of him.

"I don't pay any attention to Oliver North...He was a criminal/"

The Silencing of the Left…Liberals are the Biggest Wimps in America

What do you Think would Happen if George Soros bought Fox News and 2,000 Radio Stations…and then Fired Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly, and Rush Limbaugh?? There would be Riots in the Streets…and an Uproar that Would Not Quit…


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Jeremiah Denton R.I.P.

My Gentle, Brilliant Namesake Grandfather

My Gentle, Brilliant Namesake Grandfather

Dollar: Does “Energy Independence” mean to hell with “Bretton Woods”

Or do we earn the dollar being the preferred petro currency by doing Opec’s military bidding?


Societal responsibilities are collectively validated, legally, after exhaustive bargaining, and exemptions are always provided for special cases when conscience conflicts with convention (and the ACA follows that rule). Business-persons have always been liable (in a limited sense) for the practices/policies of their fictional ‘partners’, but the business themselves are placed in no unfair jeopardy by contributing to employee (group) health care costs and, therefore, should comply with the healthcare mandate regardless of any personal objection the managerial ‘partner

Truth in labeling for the news

A little while ago an essayist whom I do not remember wrote that Fox News should really be called "News flavored propaganda" in line with current government mandated food labeling requirements. After almost 3 weeks of watching my significant other watch the coverage, such as it was, of the Flight 370 disappearance, and my own perusal of various TV "news" programs, I believe it is now time for more truth in labelling for these programs. By now, the current number of theories regarding the airliner disappearance is astronomical, including (not in any order of merit) 1) Terro

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I argue that our individual (personal) duties extend to the ‘best practices’ of the industries/services and components of merchandise we produce – which public charters/trusts and regulatory standards insure.

Splitting hers…

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GM Shows Why We Need Medicare for All

Thom plus logo General Motors just pulled healthcare for 50,000 workers. There are some Democratic candidates suggesting that people love their health insurance companies, but this calculated move by a giant corporation that you and I helped bail out proves that employer sponsored healthcare is just another tool to control workers.