March 2014

Reality Show Disputes Arguments Against Minimum Wage

Undercover Boss is a weekly reality show on CBS with a premise of taking a CEO, putting him or her into the role of an average worker within the company and watching the CEO make the usually futile attempt at meeting the daily challenges faced by the workers. The focus of this show is raising the CEO's awareness of how difficult the manual labor is for their employees. Usually the CEOs are people who have never done the type of work that their employees do, so they fail miserably at doing it.

West’s loan documents for Ukraine read like the proverbial Corporate Rape.

Obama, Obama, oh man did that guy have the American People fooled!

The Banksters are at it again….and the Ukrainian 99% is going to lose big time, even if, Halliburton doesn’t get possession of all Ukraine’s fresh water. And oh, the austerity measures they will have under take.

Humanity's Team

After 69 years underground, 4th Reich ups periscope in Kiev, Ukraine

Numerous writers/researchers have been tracking the Nazis since they escaped or were spirited away from Germany at the end of World War II; these researchers have indicated that not only did Nazis get away to thrive in new lives, but surmise the Nazis have been keeping their goals alive in new generations, scheming, and preparing for another rise to power -- including from positions where they are embedded in the shadowy US government agencies of military and intelligence after being smuggled into the USA via Operation Paperclip at the end of the war. (Our high school history classes

Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil

Palm oil, an ingredient in thousands of everyday products from snack foods to shampoo, is ubiquitous in our grocery stores and homes. Unfortunately, the big brands behind our favorite products often use palm oil responsible for tropical deforestation. As tropical forests are cleared or carbon-rich peat swamps are drained and burned to make way for palm oil plantations, carbon is released into the atmosphere, driving global warming and shrinking habitat for endangered species.

Hey O'blah blah! If international law is so damn crucial, then stop violating it!

Days ago, responding to Russian military intervention in the Crimea, President Obama denounced Russia for a “breach of international law.”

The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The message from the White House is: Do as we say, not as we do.

Wars of Financial Imperialism according to “Sun Tzu’s The Art of War”

Yea, so, I’m thinking Chuck Hagel and his comments on the new budget for the military smells a little like he’s been reading The Art of War. Consider the following passage from author Samuel B. Griffith’s book “Sun Tzu The Art of War:”

The surprising story of medical marijuana and pediatric epilepsy; Josh Stanley at TEDxBoulder

If your against medical cannabis or even on the fence, please watch this. The truth will set you free, if you'll take the time to listen to it.

Earth's Crust and Us

I took the time to learn about the earth's crust and I was amazed that the most abundant element in the crust is oxygen. We certainly cannot see the oxygen, although geologist can deinfitely measure its prevalence. While learning the most abundant elements in the crust, I was even more flabbergasted that all of the most prevailing ingredients with the exception of aluminum and titanium, play critical roles in the human brain and immune system, and in near the exact porportions in which they are distributed in the crust.

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Does Trump "Tweet" When His Staff Says No?

Thom plus logo Lev Parnas tells the story of how Donald Trump fired ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at least "four or five times," and that they were afraid that he would "fire her with a tweet." This is not the first time we have heard from White House insiders that the president often gives irrational or stupid orders that his staff then ignores.