Anti-coal activists are calling the directive the âoemost significant administrative action ever takenâ on the controversial practice.
In case you haven't noticed, here in the U.S.A., requests from the Pentagon for citizen feedback aren窶t flooding our email boxes. That doesn't stop me from providing that feedback...
The corporate media, from the New York Times on down, is best regarded as propaganda and an enemy to an informed electorate.
My multimedia essay for the 100th International Women's Day, 2010.
Happy 100th International Women's Day
Male masturbation should be a criminal offense, and there should be a Sperm Tax. Be sure to watch the enclosed video on this post to see why.
Dick Cheney admits supporting torture on tape, making himself complicit in the deaths of over 100 detainees who have been tortured to death. Accomplices to homicide are as responsible for those deaths as those who actually committed the crime, under U.S. and International law. There is no statute of limitations on murder/homicide.
Added content that can only be seen on the post here (not in the feeds - mouseover those icons, there's 3-5 multimedia pieces embedded in each link). I had a really good time putting this together, and I'd like to thank the folks at Apture for a really great WordPress plugin.
Mountaintop removal mining destroys rivers, streams, headwaters and communities by dumping mining waste in valleys, doing irreparable harm.
Assassinating non-Americans is just as illegal as assassinating Americans. The leap here is not to victims of a different citizenship, but to the legalization of murder.
Woody Guthrie on Gov. Jennifer Granholm's State of the State Address.
The useful tools I've learned to use in my blogging since the days I used to build my archives by hand.
"Why should we accept that the "talent" of someone who writes jingles for an advertising agency advertising dog food and gets $100,000 a year is superior to the talent of an auto mechanic who makes $40,000 a year? Who is to say that Bill Gates works harder than the dishwasher in the restaurant he frequents, or that the CEO of a hospital who makes $400,000 a year works harder than the nurse or the orderly in that hospital who makes $30,000 a year? The president of Boston University makes $300,000 a year. Does he work harder than the man who cleans the offices of the university? Talent and hard work are qualitative factors which cannot be measured quantitatively." - Howard Zinn
"The Democrats don't have the guts. They don't have the courage of their own convictions. They're disgusting. I'm embarrassed," Moore says. "I want really nothing to do with them. And if they don't find their spine, well, they're in for a huge surprise in November."
According to Bartels, the reason knowing more about politics doesn't erase partisan bias is that voters tend to only assimilate those facts that confirm what they already believe.
"What do you want to do?" her mom responded. "Sell our house?"
Warning! Never suggest a grand gesture to an idealistic teenager. Hannah seized upon the idea of selling the luxurious family home and donating half the proceeds to charity, while using the other half to buy a more modest replacement home.
In short, there are now no checks on the ability of corporations or unions or other giant aggregations of power to decide our elections.
None. They can spend all the money they want. And if they can spend all the money they want 窶" sooner, rather than later 窶" they will implant the legislators of their choice in every office from President on down.
"So we could just say we're taking the source protection laws from Sweden, we could take the First Amendment from the United States, (and) we could take Belgium protection laws for journalists," said WikiLeaks' spokesman Daniel Schmitt at last week's Chaos Communication Congress (26C3) in Berlin.
"You want some security? Demand government housing subsidies and a guaranteed minimum income! They bailed out every broke mogul on the planet, they might as well bail out the civil population."