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

February 16, 2010

Bits and Pieces for the Week of February 14 - 20

This is like the sheep guarding the wolves... "The Senate and the Obama administration are nearing agreement on forming a council of regulators, led by the Treasury secretary, to identify systemic risk to the nation’s financial system..." (7 of 6)

A great story regarding the appreciation of Labor in this country... Founder of Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods transfers business to employees. (7 of 6)

From a new study... "The rate at which the oceans are becoming more acidic is greater today than at any time in tens of millions of years, according to a new study." (7 of 6)

The importance of the Fairness Doctrine. "...radio station licensees had the obligation to give listeners a reasonable opportunity for discussion of contrasting points of view on issues of public importance. This mechanism was called the Fairness Doctrine." Makes perfect sense. (7 of 6)

Will the capture of Taliban's #2 man be enough to shut Dick and Liz Cheney's pie holes? Probably not, but according to Newsweek from last summer, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the current de facto leader of the Taliban. (7 of 6)

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