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

September 19, 2009

Bits and Pieces for the Week of September 13 - 19

Now this is a Justice I can support! Sotomayor Issues Challenge to a Century of Corporate Law. Let's see how long before the attack dogs come out? (7 of 6)

If you have a block of time and want to REALLY find out how bad the economy is, and why, check out this web page. (Mike)

A generous 3-year-old (Mike)

Congress Deadlocked Over How To Not Provide Health Care (Mike)

If there is no major Al-Qaida presence in Afghanistan, then what the hell are we doing there? (Mike)

Great photoessay of this past weekend's teabagger rally in D.C. At least the spelling is getting a bit better. (Mike)

If you're older and looking for work, you can make your age an advantage. (Mike)

Some good info in this article: 6 Myths About Gas Mileage (Mike)

Dr. Housing Bubble, a blog with a goofy name, is a very serious site that illuminates the story behind the growing housing crisis, using So. Cal. as its paradigm. Every few days we see another story of how banks are hiding the true financial situation in the mortgage industry, and how banks are basically defrauding the public with their shadow inventory. (Mike)

Here in the land of the ignorant... Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'. Yep, a film about Charles Darwin will not be seen in the USA because no one will risk distributing here. Who says the religious right isn't still in control? (7 of 6)

This just pisses me off... Obama Leaving High-Level Vacancies At Treasury And HHS. This is your Presidency, you should be able to fill all your positions with whomever you feel... fight for it Obama... they want you to give up. It's sabotage and you're letting the republi-KKKons get away with it! Less than 50% of the positions are your people... fight for it, damn-it! (7 of 6)

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