December 2014

President Walker’s hiking Gas Tax and imposing Annual Fee for drivers of hybrid or electric cars.

I thought republicans were all about eliminating pesky regulations like an annual fee? Anyway it’s all for the State’s road building special interests.

The Satanic Temple to Distribute Educational Religious Materials in Florida Public Schools

In cooperation with The Freedom From Religion Foundation, and in accordance with School Board policy that allows religious material dissemination, The Satanic Temple announces they will distribute Satanic literature in Florida Public School district.

Officer Wilson's Grand Jury Testimony

Wilson said that when he was driving west on Canfield, that he saw Johnson and Brown walking down the yellow double line in the middle of the street. Johnson was in front and Brown in back. Several cars had to go around them. So, when Johnson passed his window, Wilson said to Johnson: "why don't you guys walk on the sidewalk?"
Johnson said " We are almost to our destination."
Then, when Brown passed his window, Wilson said to him: "well, what's wrong with the sidewalk"
Then Brown replied: "fuck what you have to say!"

The GOP in the majority - again. Duh!

I would never defend what Obama has done or didn't do to live up to his promise of change. He's been a big disappointment to many and that may be the reason many Dems lost Congressional elections. But the question in my mind is, why would voters trust the party of Cruz and other fanatics like W. that screwed up royally in the last fourteen years. Isn't it enough that thousands of lives and wealth were sacrificed on a crusade that was doomed from the start?


USA Today, December 4, 2014

NEW YORK -- The white New York City police officer whose choke hold led to the death of an unarmed black man has been sued three times for allegedly violating the constitutional rights of other blacks he and fellow cops arrested.

Sen. Jay Rockefeller forcing cancellation of the Freedom of Information Act.

This from POGO:

The most critical reform of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in the past 38 years will die next week in the Senate unless we persuade Sen. Jay Rockefeller to remove his “hold” on this important legislation, which ensures the public has access to government information that affects our health, safety and welfare.



Petition: “Defense Authorization Bill” authorizes SeaAlaska Corp$$$ to decimate the Peoples’ Tongass National Forest.

This is the same firm that Obama bought votes to support his putrid ObamaCare plan by letting them log a massive chunk of the same forest. The Defense Authorization Bill basically grinds the remaining forest into oblivion.

This from the Audubon Society:

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Thom plus logo As the world burns, and more and more fossil fuels are being used every day planet-wide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed 416 ppm this week at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. In the 300,000 years since the emergence of modern humans, carbon dioxide levels have never been this high.