"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

July 17, 2009

Bits and Pieces for the Week of July 12 - 18

The reduction of California's bond rating is just b.s. and a way for banks to gouge the state. (Mike)

Here's an interactive timeline of the California Budget Crisis. (Mike)

From Slave Street to Pennsylvania Ave. (Mike)

God's wrath strikes the United States Air Force Academy. 67 incoming doolies have H1N1 virus, or swine flu. 30 more freshman cadets are in isolation. (7 of 6)

Yes, in Arizona, I live in conservative hell. Arizona governor approves abortion constraints. Even for pregancies that include rape and incest. State legislators who believe the earth is 6,000 years old deserve a big assist in this decision. (7 of 6)

Complete lunacy in the State of Arizona... "Arizonans with concealed weapons permits will be able to take a handgun into bars and restaurants that serve alcohol. That's under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday." (7 of 6)

The demise of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer has spun off a new online news organization called InvestigateWest. As they decribe themselves: "InvestigateWest is a new model for investigative journalism focused on the West and on issues that resonate here – the environment, social justice and health. We are an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the art and craft of investigative and narrative journalism." Check 'em out...(Mike)

Wells Fargo sues...... itself (Mike)

I'll drink to that! (Mike)

Please, shoot me! Why is a failed Governor from Alaska and ex-republi-con V/P candidate still in the news? (7 of 6)

1 comment:

Mike said...

Welcome back, 7of6!