April 2014

Money and power corrupts

I like quoting Lord Acton, because his famous quote...

"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men."

seems to fit better today than ever before.

GOP vows to wipe out poverty

Obama attacks teachers in a move sure to delight Scott Walker.


This guy is confused

Who can blame him?

Best article I have read recently on the failure of US diplomacy and foreign affairs.

Should Taxpayers or the 1% pay for Obama’s tour of Asia to promote the TPP?

If Obama wants to work for the Rich I can’t stop him, but don’t ask me to pay for it!

To the extent Obama was promoting (aka "bullying for") the TPP during his recent tour of Asia let the 1% and their Lobbyists' pay forit!

TruthOut “Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History”

The following is from Truthout.org:

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also called "Obamacare," may be the biggest insurance scam in history. The industries that profit from our current health care system wrote the legislation, heavily influenced the regulations and have received waivers exempting them from provisions in the law. This has all been done to protect and enhance their profits.

Inspection- Could Jimmy Jones Have Been Reinvented Into the Next Jesus?

Easter has passed, the rabbit has long since rolled back the rock where they laid his bones after they made hasenpfeffer out of him, and laid his multi-colored terrorist bomb eggs for his disciple children to find. When all of them explode soon the... yolk.. will be on us.

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New News Broadcast: The United States has threatened to end diplomatic embassies to Afghanistan because of negotiations between that government and the Taliban elements who threaten American interests. It has been announced that we will no longer seek an apparently promising diplomatic solution to supervision of the Iranian nuclear industry. We are also considering severing ties with Israel because of the extreme Zionist activists trespassing on disputed territories whose activity indirectly threatens American interests. And, after the racist and an

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Who Will Stop World War III?

Thom plus logo Back in 2001, after 9/11, Congress gave the president the authority to basically wage war anywhere in the world where there were governments affiliated with Al Qaeda, the radical Sunni Muslim group that came out of the Saudi Wahhabist movement. Iran is Shia Muslim, essentially the sworn enemies of the Sunnis.