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I DO mind that MY health care is at risk from a transparent smear and slur campaign, and nobody "responsible" in the so-called "liberal" media says a word. Continue reading ?
“Tipping Point” – Recently I have been struck by how many times I have heard that term lifted up. I heard it in reference to our atmosphere passing beyond the “tipping point” of 400 parts per million CO2. Climate change has happened – we’ve passed the tipping point. Show More Summary
"the IRS's targeting of conservative groups"? You mean looking for anonymous Koch bucks in Tea Party 501(c)4's? Take a gander at this, kiddies, and tell me that C4's aren't being abused by long-time Koch associates... Continue readi...
by Walter Brasch Julia Trigg Crawford of Direct, Texas, is the manager of a 650-acre farm that her grandfather first bought in 1948. The farm produces mostly corn, wheat, and soy. On its north border is the Red River; to the west is the Bois d’Arc Creek. Show More Summary
The Benghazi Kabuki theater continues as House Republicans push on with “hearing” that some are calling a witch hunt. An apt description… Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told CBS’ Face the Nation that ”some critics of the administration...Show More Summary
by Walter Brasch About 1.8 million students will graduate from college this year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. At least one-third of them will graduate with honors. In some colleges, about half will be honor graduates. Show More Summary
Look at that sea of red. Only Little Green Footballs and Daily Kos have any rebuttal to the massive right-wing red/pink blog kkkonspiracies. Because, you know, the REAL criminals of the Benghazi attack were, conveniently, Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama. I mean, Terrists gone be terrists, raht? Continue reading ?
The Bonfire of the Hannitys focuses its annual loon-fest in Houston this weekend. Sarah Palin, looking more and more like a clever Alien simulacrum of what they consider a generic middle-aged SUV driver brought down the house with a paean to stupidity, as mellifluous as fingernails on a blackboard Continue reading ?
And why the need for all these suited, macho men and reporters to be in the sweaty locker room, surrounded by nude and semi-nude athletes praising their own and others' prowess on the fields of glory? Continue reading ?
A nineteen year old kid tells the FBI various things and New York City reacts to the imaginary attack the same way a "pro-life" fanatic reacts to an imaginary baby. Beware: it is in this stew of raw emotions and bad fiction that Patriot Acts are foisted on us. Show More Summary
by Walter Brasch Harry Strausser III owns a successful small business with 25 employees in Bloomsburg, Pa. As an undergraduate, he was a national champion in several forensics categories, and represented the Boy Scouts of America in national competitions sponsored by the Reader’s Digest. Show More Summary
The wingnuts are in a tizzy… The Boston Herald reports Tamerlan Tsarnaev and family were receiving Mass. welfare benefits: State officials confirmed last night that Tsarnaev, slain in a raging gun battle with police last Friday, was receiving benefits along with his wife, Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, and their 3-year-old daughter. Show More Summary
If you are like me, you’re among the lower 93% still waiting for a break from the long recession/depression that we still haven’t recovered from. According to an analysis by Pew Research Center of newly released Census Bureau data, “During...Show More Summary
Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown has been contemplating jumping the MA/NH border to challenge Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Not such a good idea perhaps for Brown. Politico reports that Brown “trails his could-be opponent by...Show More Summary
One week after unleashing hell on the city of Boston, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with “using a weapon of mass destruction.” The Boston Marathon bombings resulted in three deaths and wounded more than 200 people with injuries that included amputations. Show More Summary
Today is the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day as Walter Brasch noted below. Senator Barbara Boxer released the following statement on Earth Day: “As we celebrate Earth Day, it is important to remember the significant progress we have made...Show More Summary
No charges have been filled yet in the case of the Boston Marathon Bomber suspect, 19 year old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev remains in critical condition in the hospital with ”a bullet wound to what appears to be the back of his neckShow More Summary
A collective sigh of relief can now be breathed in Boston and across America. The 2nd Marathon Bomber suspect is in custody. Report is that he is injured and medics were called in. His condition is not yet known.
Shortly after the “shelter in place” order was lifted in Watertown and surrounding areas of Boston, shots were fired again in Watertown and police and media are reporting that there is a body in a boat and a helicopter over the boat has seen movement of the body in the boat. Show More Summary
Early this morning I had posted that one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been captured. It was reported later that the suspect, indentified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 had died. The suspect at large has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Show More Summary