Why do I know these things before you?
More about teh 35th prez.
This isn't another Breitbart DED link, but a good essagy by Matt Taibbi.. More wonderful writing.
And Loki wept. Not because Paul's campaign ist kaput, but because Loki's writings will finally get the exposure they deserve.
BeBe Rebozo was Nixon's meep gangster meep buddy for 20 years, and may have been one of the hands who put him in office
Most of what most folks believe about his policies, are in fact, actually the very opposite of what actually happened.
Jon Stewart Reads Off Laundry List of False Statements by 'Lying Dynasty' Fox News
His ratings are falling, along with most of the rest of the right-wing talkers. Is his era finally over?
Former US vice-president says media giant is forcing his liberal Current TV service off air in Italy for hiring Keith Olbermann
"In order to pay for the cuts, the proposal calls for closing loopholes and slashing exemptions."
and the problems are probably greatest in rich countries - those with supposedly 'good governance.- Poor-country governments probably accept more bribes and commit more offenses, but it is rich countries that host the global companies that carry out the largest offenses. Money talks, and it is corrupting politics and markets all over the world.
While the killing of Osama Bin Laden is being enthusiastically celebrated throughout America and some parts of the world, to say that such merriment is out of order will surely be considered heresy.
In the one instance we now clearly know about, the CIA is telling us that torture gave them lies. Which they were. Only when traditional interrogation was used did we get actual names.
This comes after telling PW in March that he 'attributes the racially disparate arrests to police 'acting what they see on the street.' While Mondesire says the NAACP has not taken a position on legalization, he's clear on one thing: Black kids are getting arrested because they '[smoke weed] on the street. White kids do it in private.'-
Big Mike breaks it down.
Tax policy is something the framers left to politics. And in politics, the facts often matter less than who has the biggest bullhorn.
The Coffee Party, among others, are promoting truth in politics, one step at a time.
While Washington celebrates cutting programs for the most vulnerable in our society, let's consider what real fiscal solutions would look like. "I would eliminate almost all tax deductions, loopholes and what are called 'tax expenditures,' which are effectively giveaways in the tax code that are almost always in return for campaign contributions." - Fareed Zakaria
He argues that contrary to what most of us may feel in the wake of the financial crisis, customers are far more powerful than banks. And unless Americans learn that lesson quickly, he says, they can "kiss the future goodbye."
Koch: Ants on my arm bother me not.
Revolutions build over long periods - to critical mass, a flash point. Then they ignite suddenly, unpredictably. Like Egypt, started on a young Google executive's Facebook page. Then it goes viral, raging uncontrollably. Can't be stopped. Here in America the set-up is our nation's pervasive 'Super-Rich Delusion.-
There is always a gap between what a political system stands for and the reality of everyday life under that system. Ours is government that ostensibly stands for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. A government of, by, and for the people. Yet, when it comes to marijuana, democratic principles take a back seat to fear, ignorance, and political expediency.
Last week, at a House hearing on financial institutions and consumer credit, Republicans lined up to grill and attack Elizabeth Warren, the law professor and bankruptcy expert who is in charge of setting up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ostensibly, they believed that Ms. Warren had overstepped her legal authority by helping state attorneys general put together a proposed settlement with mortgage servicers, which are charged with a number of abuses.
The monthlong saga over Gov. Scott Walker's plan to drastically curb collective bargaining rights for public workers in Wisconsin took a turn Friday that could force a dramatic rebooting of the entire legislative process.
In support of Wisconsinites.
From the makers of The Story of Stuff, breaking down Citizens United in laymens terms.
When I began the Facebook fan page "Join the Coffee Party Movement," I had no idea what would transpire. It was about 1:30 a.m. January 26, and I was very frustrated with the endless news coverage about the Tea Party and the growing narrative that it represented America.
Playboy bunnies. $2 million Bugattis. Bags full of cash. Meet the world's richest minister of agriculture and forestry.
It's possible to cut the US deficit in a growth-friendly way that reduces inequality. But certain powerful groups won't like it.
Reagan was not the man conservatives claim he was. This image of Reagan as a conservative superhero is myth, created to unite the various factions of the right behind a common leader.
"A profit-driven recovery plan, devised and carried out by outsiders, can not reconstruct my country"