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

April 08, 2011

Bits and Pieces for the Week of April 3 - 9

The America we don't know: "Hunter-Killers" deployed as assassins by U.S. in Afghanistan. (Mike)
I strongly recommend that you read this article and check the list at the bottom for companies that just experienced a security breach of customer data. (Mike)
Idaho really hates Idaho women (Mike)
IAEA's latest updates of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant meltdown (Mike)
How germs actually keep you healthy (Mike)
Finally! Transocean, "owners" of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill, penalizes it's top administrators with severe salary adjustments. (Mike)

"Here’s the truth: The only way America can reduce the long-term budget deficit, maintain vital services, protect Social Security and Medicare, invest more in education and infrastructure, and not raise taxes on the working middle class is by raising taxes on the super rich. Even if we got rid of corporate welfare subsidies for big oil, big agriculture, and big Pharma – even if we cut back on our bloated defense budget – it wouldn’t be nearly enough. The vast majority of Americans can’t afford to pay more." (7 of 6)

A Contrasting Look At 10 Of The Republican Party’s Top Priorities (7 of 6)


Mike said...

7of6: So you're saying that you're not in favor of hacking up the federal social support network and letting everyone fend for themselves? How do you expect to gain membership with the Teabaggers if you have such a unpatriotic, liberal viewpoint?

Seven of Six said...

Just trying my best to avert a revolution. ;)