Monthly Archives: August 2010

More U.S. businesses abandon outsourcing overseas

“Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas any more.”  Apparently some corporations are finding out that there really is no place like home.  Kevin Baily of Bailey’s International seemed a bit surprised that “There is a totally different set of … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck rewrites civil rights history

I’m so tired of this loud mouth idiot.  Why would anyone go to Glenn Beck for a history lesson?  A man who never went to college has an online ‘university’?  Seriously, people are paying him to teach them something?  The … Continue reading

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Ken Cuccinelli’s End Run on Abortion

It’s become obvious that Ken Cuccinelli is a rightwing nut that is determined to set the state of Virginia back 30 years in a woman’s right to choice.  This is nothing in the world but an obvious attempt to bypass … Continue reading

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Video: Jon Stewart: FOX News and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal

Once again Jon Stewart does the work of the news media and exposes Fox News. Jon Stewart continued his coverage of the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ debate last night, focusing on Fox News’ incongruities harder than he ever has. In a … Continue reading

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Weekly Address: President Obama Challenges Politicians Benefiting from Citizens United Ruling to Defend Corporate Influence in Our Elections

Since this is a press release I posted the whole thing.  Corporations are certainly taking over elections but it’s not really a new thing….it’s just gotten worse. Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address August 21, 2010 As the political … Continue reading

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Video: Is Fox News a terrorist command center? Jon Stewart – The Daily Show

As usual, Jon Stewart nails it. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Extremist Makeover – Homeland Edition www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party

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U.S. Soldiers Punished for Not Attending Christian Concert

If you read the whole article you will find that the DoD spent $3.5 million on ONE contract with a ‘consulting’ firm to provide ‘spiritual fitness’ to the troops.  Have no doubt, this is the military spreading Evangelical Christianity using … Continue reading

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Daniel Rubin: An infuriating search at Philadelphia International Airport

Since when is TSA tasked with discovering whether or not a woman is embezzling funds or divorcing her husband?  Even after this woman was allowed to proceed, Philadelphia police contacted her husband to ask him about the checks.  What’s up … Continue reading

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U.S. ending combat operations in Iraq

Finally! NEAR THE IRAQ-KUWAIT BORDER — The last U.S. combat troops were crossing the border into Kuwait on Thursday morning, bringing to a close the active combat phase of a 7½-year war that overthrew the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein, … Continue reading

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Drug recalls surge to more than 1,700 in 2009

I remember reading articles that criticized seniors for buying drugs from Canada because it isn’t “safe”, but how safe, really, is our own drug supply?  1,742 recalls last year?  That’s ridiculous.  Why are so many bad drugs making it through … Continue reading

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