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Way Over Inflated

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

John McCain is an idiot. He mocks that which is true and adores that which is not. John McCain is an idiot. And a liar. And he isn't any better than Bush. John McCain is an idiot. A vote for John McCain is a vote for stupidity squared. Did I ...

Our Government Is Worthless

Monday, August 4th, 2008

In 2006, voters turned out the Republican majority that had turned Congressinto a rubber-stamping machine for an idiot president. Their hope-no, their insistence- that our government stop the abuses of power perpetrated by an executive branch run amok, gave Democrats a slim majority in the Senate and a slightly larger ...

Top US Think Tank Stating The Obvious-U.S. “War On Terror” Wrong Way To Combat Terrorism

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Take a look at the following headlines: Foiling Terror Plots Doesn't Take An Army (August 10, 2006) Law Enforcement Continuing To Succeed Where War Fails (October 4, 2006) New Alleged Terror Plot Thwarted-Again Without Destroying A Foreign Country (June 2, 2007) U.S. Should Rethink "War On Terrorism" Strategy to Deal with Resurgent Al Qaida ...

How Bush Turned The Constitution Inside Out

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

"Stop throwing the Constitution in my face. It's just a goddamned piece of paper!" -George W. Bush, November, 2005 The context for the above quote lies in a meeting President Bush had with Congressional Republicans and aides back in 2005 when they were discussing how to renew the Patriot Act. His ...

Pope Decries “Insatiable Consumption” Of World’s Natural Resources, But Catholicism Still Pushes Followers To “Go Forth And Multiply” and Denounces Contraception As Immoral

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

So now the Pope is going green. Or at least that's what he'd like for us to believe. Speaking to a group of 200,000 people gathered in Sydney for the Roman Catholic Church's youth festival, the Pope told followers that the world's natural resources are being squandered by "insatiable consumption." Some excerpts ...

Socialism Is Evil! (Unless You Need A Corporate Bail-Out)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

"Ours is a system of corporate socialism, where companies capitalize their profits and socialize their losses...in effect, they tax you for their accidents, bungling, boondoggles, and mismanagement, just like a government. We should be able to dis-elect them." - Ralph Nader Conservatives hate socialism. We know this is true because they tell ...

Bush: Goodbye From The World’s Biggest Polluter

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Concluding his final meeting with world leaders at the G8 summit, U.S. President George W. Bush pumped his fist into the air and boldly announced, "Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter." Probably thinking he was being amusing, Bush got no props from the other world leaders who stood by with looks ...

Democracy My Ass! FISA Vote Shows That Government Is NOT For, Of or By The People

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

So much for the will of the people. So much for the rule of law. So much for a Democratic Congress stepping in to stop the abuses of the Bush Administration. After passing in the House 293 to 129 last month , today the Senate approved the FISA amendments 69-28, stripping ...

A Fiddle For Everyone

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

It is a well known myth that while fires destroyed the great city of Rome, the emporer Nero sat on his rooftop playing his lyre and watching the flames engulf the heart of his empire. Whether true or not, the image persists and the popular saying "Nero fiddled while Rome ...

An Answer To The High Costs Of Energy: Just Go Freegan

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

(photo from freegan.info, courtesy of falcophoto.com)  They eat from dumpsters. The shun regular employment. They live in abandoned dwellings. You might think of them as "bums." They prefer to be known as Freegans. And their ranks may well be growing.  Dubbed "strategies for a sustainable life beyond capitalism," the Freegans may well ...

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