Shades of the language used in 1776

March 31, 2010

(Chris Hedges, Truthdig, March 31, 2010) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] Lately I’ve been reading Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States and am finding it interesting to see how close some of the essayists of our day are beginning to sound like those from 1776. … Here’s a […]

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Pentagon Planning to Stay at War for the Next 80 Years

March 31, 2010
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(Tom Hayden, LA Times, March 31, 2010) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] Without public debate and without congressional hearings, a segment of the Pentagon and fellow travelers have embraced a doctrine known as the Long War, which projects an “arc of instability” caused by insurgent groups from Europe to South Asia […]

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Déjà vu all over again

March 29, 2010
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Junk food ‘as addictive as heroin and smoking’

March 29, 2010

(Andrew Hough, The Telegraph, 29 Mar 2010) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] Bingeing on junk food is as addictive as smoking or taking drugs and could cause compulsive eating and obesity, a study has found. American researchers found burgers, chips and sausages programmed a human brain into craving even more sugar, […]

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How Lehman’s Hidden Inner Circle Robbed You

March 29, 2010

(Vicky Ward, Vanity Fair, March 28, 2010) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] Senator Spencer Bacchus, the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, wrote that Lehman “used accounting gimmicks to hide its debt and mask its insolvency…More disturbing, the examiner’s report also describes what appear to be significant failings on the […]

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Felony Marijuana Cases Getting Tossed Out Of Court

March 29, 2010
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(PAUL ELIAS, Huffington Post, 03/28/10) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] [C]ases were tossed out along with many other marijuana possession cases in recent weeks because of a California Supreme Court ruling that has police, prosecutors and defense attorneys scrambling to make sense of a gray legal area: What is the maximum […]

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A Mountain Bike Run To Remember

March 26, 2010

I could watch these guys all day … what an incredible mountain bike run this is. See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

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Sinead O’Connor: ‘There should be a full criminal investigation of the pope’

March 25, 2010
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(Henry Chu, LA Times, March 24, 2010) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] She shot to fame 20 years ago with her shaved head, chiseled cheeks and haunting rendition of the song “Nothing Compares 2 U.” Then she gained notoriety when she tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II on […]

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Little Bush wipes his hands on Blowjob Bill Clinton

March 24, 2010

(VICTORIA CAVALIERE, NBCNewYork.com, Mar 24, 2010) [CLICK the above credit line for the full article] Former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton clasped hands with residents of one of Haiti‘s massive tent cities yesterday on a tour of its quake-devastated capital — and BBC footage of the meet-and-greet seems to catch Mr. Bush wiping his sweaty hand on […]

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The Ultimate Statement About Western “Civilization”

March 22, 2010
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