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The Road Previously Traveled

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

I've refrained from writing about Palin. Frankly, she's a herring, well played to distract from the complete lack of substance offered by the McCain campaign. I don't see that adding to the noise about her serves the nation, whose citizens are justifiably alarmed by the faltering American economy, the exorbitant ...

Iraq Signs Multi-Billion Dollar Oil Deal With China. WTF???

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Maybe I'm just sensitive about the 4000+ dead servicemen that have been lost there, or the 70+ billion dollars in surplus they have while we are running record debts, but this news PISSES ME OFF. It's one thing to spill blood for oil but we're not even getting the fucking ...

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 ...

9 Out Of 10 Say High Gas Prices Will Cause Serious Hardship

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Can I get a "No Shit Sherlock" from the group? A recent AP-Yahoo poll shows that consumers don't have a rosy outlook for their financial futures any time soon. Because of high gas prices. From cancelled vacations to finding new jobs, people are struggling to cope with the high price of fuel. ...

Religion, Vets, Teen Moms, Oil, And Mars-Friday Free For All

Friday, June 20th, 2008

We don't do a lot of "open threads" here at BIO, but sometimes it's nice to just open the gates and see where things go. As I browsed through this mornings various news sources, several topics drew my eye, so I thought I'd toss them out here for discussion. Pick ...

Bush Feels Your Pain at the Pump?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

President Bush today let the American people know that he is right on top of things with the rising gas prices. Then again, no, he really didn’t. But he did acknowledge that it’s a problem for the working class of America. Then again, no, he really didn’t. I’m pretty sure ...

Drill For Oil: It’s The “Environmentally Friendly” Thing To Solve Our Energy Crisis

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

You have got to love the President unscripted when he has to answer questions that the public doesn't usually get to put before them and rely on the seasoned press pool to do. When he's answering questions, you find out what he really thinks and means. For example, ...

Perspective

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

  Today on our planet, people are rioting because they are staring into the maw of starvation. They riot now, because soon they won't have the strength. They are fighting for their survival. In Haiti, they are eating dirt. "The finance ministers were in shock, almost in panic this weekend," he said ...

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