Monthly Archives: July 2010

It’s real folks. The Globe is Warming

and the weather is more extreme and we are not taking the steps we need to take to change things. Remember the folks who were saying it wasn’t real? Who would point to small data points and say, hey, why … Continue reading

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Connect the Dots

Bush pushed the ownership society, the regulators tried to operate in a deregulatory political environment, the bankers found new, and increasingly irresponsible ways to “help” join the ownership society whether it made any sense or not. Loan originators raked in … Continue reading

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But Michael Steele Watches Fox

Meta news – news about the news.  Tip of the hat to the Huffington Post. Fox News doesn’t appeal to many black people.  Why would that be?                           … Continue reading

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Good God

What is wrong with this picture? I guess freedom of religion means you can be baptist, episcopalian, lutheran, even catholic, but muslim? Sharia law, that’s what the US should be worried about? clipped from slatest.slate.com Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Says Religious … Continue reading

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Let the Deficit Hawks Off the Leash on This One

All of the folks who are wailing about the deficit and the need to rein that puppy in need to be called to task if they also wail about the end of the Bush tax cuts for the rich. The … Continue reading

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What did George W. Bush say?

The haves and the have-mores? Folks, there is a class war going on and it has been raging since Ronald Reagan took office and started slashing taxes, especially the taxes on the rich. In the old days, a business owner … Continue reading

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A Teachable Moment

As the true story of Shirley Sherrod comes out there is something to be learned from this incident. For those unfamiliar, the background is that a conservative website ran a video of Ms. Sherrod that made her sound like a … Continue reading

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Resource Conflicts

The US has invaded two countries in the past ten years to gain or maintain control of petro resources. The US economy demands so much petroleum that we have not yet had to invade a country over water, but anyone … Continue reading

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Kudos to America’s Blog

Good news and bad news. Good news is that BP may have a plan to address the eco-disaster they have created, the bad news is that the BP plan may rely on Photo Shop. clipped from www.americablog.com clipped from www.americablog.com … Continue reading

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Good news

at long last. clipped from www.washingtonpost.com Oil leak is stopped for first time since April 20 blowout The gusher is gone. The plume is off the well. BP’s Macondo well isn’t dead yet, and it may be back in a … Continue reading

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