Archive for December 10th, 2012

Global Financial Giant HSBC Fined $1.9 Billion

Global Financial Giant HSBC Fined $1.9 Billion

In a settlement over its weak controls of money-laundering, the banking giant, HSBC is expected to pay a fine of almost $2 billion dollars.

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Two Faces Of Colorado – Pot Becomes Legal Today, Landlord Raises Rent On Obama Voters (VIDEO & IMAGE)

Two Faces Of Colorado – Pot Becomes Legal Today, Landlord Raises Rent On Obama Voters (VIDEO & IMAGE)

The eclectic mix of pro-pot liberals, civil libertarians and right-wing Teavangelists makes Colorado as interesting as it is beautiful.

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Right-To-Work Means Lower Wages For All Workers

President Obama in Michigan; courtesy of  The Washington Post

Reduction in the union’s ability to support unionized workers negatively affects those outside their industry. The result is a shrinking middle class.

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Republicans Alienate Yet Another Growing Population: Children With Autism (VIDEO)

Republicans Alienate Yet Another Growing Population: Children With Autism (VIDEO)

After making them his only prominent cause, a Minnesota Republican sells special needs children down the river right when they need him most.

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Anonymous Announces Wikileaks Alternative (VIDEO)

Photo Credit: anonnews.org

The Anonymous TYLER system stands poised to change the rules of not only the internet, but of society itself.

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Anti-Choice License Plate Unconstitutional – Anti-Choice Coat Hangers Tragically Ironic

Anti-Choice License Plate Unconstitutional – Anti-Choice Coat Hangers Tragically Ironic

One would think that coat hangers, a reminder of why we should never go back to the pre-Roe vs. Wade dark ages would be the last thing anti-choicers would want to associate themselves with.

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Jon Stewart’s Vision For Satirical ‘Daily Show’ Almost Killed By ‘Asshole Co-Workers’

Jon Stewart’s Vision For Satirical ‘Daily Show’ Almost Killed By ‘Asshole Co-Workers’

Jon Stewart’s plan for the brilliant satire of ‘The Daily Show’ was nearly dead on arrival thanks to disagreements with former staffers.

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Tea Partier Bids For Boehner’s Job

Tea Partier Bids For Boehner’s Job

The rumors of a challenger to John Boehner’s position as Speaker of the House now have a name attached to them, Congressman Tom Price of Georgia

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GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Staff Using Personal Emails To Hide Communication

Jindal decided he'd be better off committing political suicide by pandering to racists within the GOP to curry favor with them as we move toward 2016.

When government officials blatantly conceal their dealings, it should raise enough red flags to make Stalin weep with joy.

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Clash Of Titans – Cory Booker Vs. Chris Christie In 2013 NJ Governor Race? (VIDEO)

Clash Of Titans – Cory Booker Vs. Chris Christie In 2013 NJ Governor Race? (VIDEO)

A blood and bones political race between bona fide stars with future Presidential potential would be the ‘get’ of all political ‘gets.’

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Republican Senator Tom Coburn: ‘I’m Willing To Accept Tax Increases’

Republican Senator Tom Coburn: ‘I’m Willing To Accept Tax Increases’

Raise your hand if you’re willing to trade tax increases in exchange for the death of Social Security.

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Made In The USA: Are Manufacturing Jobs Coming Back?

Made In The USA: Are Manufacturing Jobs Coming Back?

As off-shoring advantages erode, Apple and Daimler are each investing $100 million to expand production in the US. Will others follow?

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Fun With Right-Wing Memes: ‘Why Pay For The Care Of The Careless?’

Dr. Jones @  FourWinds.net

There will always be those who take advantage, but we cannot allow that to be the reason to deprive others who are really in need.

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No Obvious 2016 Republican Leader In Sight; Romney/Ryan Still Haunted By ‘The 47%’

Illustration by Mario Piperni

Who will take up the standard for the Republican Party now? Only 29% approve of Boehner, just 47% feel positive about Romney, only 33% like Rubio, and (Jeb) Bush polls at 39%.

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Gingrich Says Republicans Have ‘No Chance’ If Hillary Runs In 2016

Gingrich Says Republicans Have ‘No Chance’ If Hillary Runs In 2016

Along with enthusiastic support from Democratic Party heavyweight Bill Clinton, Hillary would also get back-up from Barack Obama who is a ‘relatively popular president.’

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America Dodged A Bullet Despite A Negligent Press (OP-ED)

America Dodged A Bullet Despite A Negligent Press (OP-ED)

The paradigm shift of a less centralized media is the only solution to a negligent mainstream media. Luckily that realization is starting to bear fruit.

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Ten Things You Might Not Know About Christmas

Vintage Christmas

Embrace all the origins and stories and archaic reasons we do what we do. Celebrate in your own way and enjoy the season!

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The (Not-So) Hidden Agenda Of For-Profit Universities

The (Not-So) Hidden Agenda Of For-Profit Universities

How the University of Phoenix and other for-profit universities charge more, lobby against publicly-funded education, and deliver less bang for the buck.

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