because people don't know how to read and comprehend...

So, a couple/few days ago I wrote about domestic spending on our government employees salaries.  I focused on libraries as I am now involved with a library and am noticing just how much the librarians are getting paid.  I took a lot flak for that, I...

This is why...

Businesses, or employers of any type – this case the state and local governments, should not be forced into providing pensions and benefits to retirees but should only reward those who produce for them \as they see fit. If they desire the contract...

Ditch Your Party

At this time that so many people are, for the first time in their lives, getting involved and learning what's going on in this world, I have begun to read and listen even closer for the subtleties of spin. There's lots of it out there and it's coming...

Phelps v. Snyder Freedom of Speech or Hate Crime?

Phelps v. Snyder, which will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, the justices will be asked to decide whether the First Amendment protects the right of a rabidly anti-homosexual Christian church to protest at high-profile funerals and...

Foreign Funded Chamber of Commerce

Well, it looks like other countries will now be determining the outcome of our elections. What do you think of that, our republican friends? Foreign Funded Chamber of Commerce Pours Money into U.S. Elections According to reporting released today...

Domestic Spying

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175303/tomgram:_stephan_salisbury,_keeping_an_eye_on_everyone/ The above article gives more details on the current trend in the United States of the government using public funds to spy on, disrupt, and guide...

White House Plans Job Training Partnershi

By CATHERINE RAMPELL  Published: October 2, 2010 As part of efforts to address record-high levels of long-term unemployment, President Obama plans to announce a new national public-private partnership on Monday to help retrain workers for jobs...

How Can Anyone Believe this Guy?

(Reuters) - The top Republican in the House of Representatives proposed on Thursday that lawmakers be forced to cut federal spending to offset the cost of any new program. Taking a swipe at fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, John Boehner said...

Rahm Emanuel

I am glad that he is leaving the White House. I hope that Obama gets someone in there who isn't interested in playing the games that seem to be common place in politics. The guy never did anything for me. Any ideas for his replacement?

Rick Sanchez fired from CNN

This Rick Sanchez is a joke. About time CNN cans his racist ass. :o   UPDATE: Rick Sanchez has been fired from CNN. "Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well,' a CNN statement...

U.S. to apologize for STD experiments in Guatemala

Government researchers infected patients with syphilis, gonorrhea without their consent in the 1940s U.S. government medical researchers intentionally infected hundreds of people in Guatemala, including institutionalized mental patients, with...