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

October 21, 2010

Bits and Pieces for the Week of October 17 - 23

More extremist happenings in AZ. Nazi symbol, white powder are sent in mail to Rep. Raúl Grijalva's office in Yuma. He's my congressman, helped my family personally, he's the Progressive Caucus co-leader, one of the hardest working men in congress... when rightwing blog sites can stretch the truth and bring up bullshit articles... it's no wonder crazy militia members get fired up. (7 of 6)

Create your own Voters' Ballot Guide for distribution (Mike)

If you've been paying any attention to the real news this year, this shouldn't be at all surprising. The NAACP Exposes Ties Between Tea Party and Racist Extremist Groups (Mike)

Nothing says profit like building up the Military Industrial Complex in Saudi Arabia, to the tune of 60 billion in weapons aid. Now if my recent memory is accurate... weren't 19 terrorists on 9/11 from Saudi Arabia? Where is the republi-con and FAUX News outrage? (7 of 6)

Astronomers find a galaxy more than 13 billion years old. (Mike)

An example of what is the complete opposite of the Republican Party "value" of no abortions allowed. Personally, I'm against aborting completely viable fetuses like this one; I consider that murder. (Mike)

If you haven't been following the candidate for NY governor from The Rent Is Too Damn High Party, you're missing out on one of the more compelling and entertaining campaigns of this election season. (Mike)

To say this is a shitload of pot is an understatement. (Mike)

The rise of plutocracy in the U.S. (Mike)

It can't be exposed enough. "...a report by the Center for Public Integrity... finds that leading members of Congress -- including Rep. Pete Sessions, Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, former presidential candidates John McCain and Ron Paul, and Tea Party favorites Michele Bachmann and Sen. Scott Brown - have discreetly requested stimulus funds despite their public opposition to the initiative." (7 of 6)

As we approach the start of the new NBA season, here's some of Kobe's top ten plays from last season to wet your appetite. (Mike)

Once American money slowed... Sunnis in Iraq Allied With U.S. Quitting to Rejoin Rebels. (7 of 6)

2 comments:

Mike said...

"weren't 19 terrorists from Saudi Arabia?"

I assume you meant the terrorists from 9-11.

Seven of Six said...

Fixed