Saturday, November 22, 2008


Deceptive "Protein" Toxin is Becoming More Widely Spread in Your Food
You won't believe what's being added to your food to boost corporate profits.

"Not a Scratch on That Glass Ceiling" -- It is time to stop kidding ourselves. This wasn’t a breakthrough year for American women in politics. It was a brutal one.

"A View From the South" -- Evo Morales knows about “change you can believe in.” He also knows what happens when a powerful elite is forced to make changes it doesn’t want.

10 People with Unbelievable Medical Conditions
From just plain bizarre to the highly debilitating, these folks suffer from medical conditions few will ever understand.

"America’s Wars of Self-Destruction" -- War is a poison. It is a poison that nations and groups must at times ingest to ensure their survival. But, like any poison, it can kill you just as surely as the disease it is meant to eradicate

"Conservative Identity Crisis" -- There is a second transition under way over which President-elect Barack Obama has no control—the transition of conservatives to minority status. How they do this will have a powerful impact on the new presidency.

"No More Torture" -- We will look back on the Bush years and find it incredible, and disgraceful, that individuals were “purchased” from tribal warlords, tortured at Abu Ghraib, abducted to secret CIA prisons, whisked to Guantanamo and held for years without charges.

"The Ghost in Obama’s White House" -- Republicans will try to tie memories of Jimmy Carter to the new Democratic president by conjuring up disturbing visions of policy failure and “malaise

"Neocons Plot to Co-Opt Obama" -- The newly elected president is a foreign policy novice and will find himself under great pressure to follow Middle Eastern and China and Russia policies inherited from George Bush, even though these are what Barack Obama was elected to change or terminate.

Bag Wars -- Paper vs Plastic: The Real Truth Video: Bag Wars -- Paper vs Plastic: The Real Truth
Do you know which type of bag can REALLY help save the environment and your health?

"Only Nader Is Right on the Issues" -- Tomorrow I will go to a polling station in Princeton, N.J., and vote for Ralph Nader. I know the tired arguments against a Nader vote. But there is little disagreement among liberals and progressives about the Nader and Obama campaign issues. Nader would win among us in a landslide if this was based on issues.

"Keeping the Supreme Court in Check" -- Neither McCain nor Obama would alter the prevailing jurisprudence in the Supreme Court or in subordinate tribunals. The unfortunate result will be a judiciary that is deferential to presidential powers and law enforcement in the name of fighting international terrorism.

"Closing Guantanamo" -- The U.S. government’s failure to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center for alleged terrorists continues to haunt and color our standing in the world.

"Third-Party Blues" -- Ralph Nader is right: The two-party system is failing America. There isn’t time between now and Election Day to create a viable third-party candidate, and so the sad reality is one of two deeply flawed men, the byproduct of a deeply flawed political system, will serve as president for the next four or eight years.

World's Most Evil Company Debates Michael Pollan at Google Video: World's Most Evil Company Debates Michael Pollan at Google
What is said when two polar opposites of the food world battle it out on stage?

the old lecture chestnut: start with a joke

The conglomerate financial firms are permitted at this point to use private individual brokerage account funds to relieve their own liquidity pressures.

“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of our currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and the corporations that will grow up will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” -Thomas Jefferson-
He's just a dead white guy; what did he know, eh?

I bet ODOR approves

"Helping ‘people at home’ may become a permanent part of the active Army" maybe in full battle rattle

multiple investment opportunities: make, assemble and run

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