14 May 2011

Michigan: Good for the Citizens of Michigan!

Hurrah!  Journalists don’t seem to be willing to ask the hard questions these days, but ordinary citizens are picking up the slack! Bloomberg Business Week reports that Gov. Rick Snyder ran into some skepticism during a Friday morning call-in show when he predicted a sharp drop in Michigan business taxes

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14 May 2011

JAPAN: First worker from Nuclear Plant dies

Various sources on the Internet this morning report that the first worker from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant died Saturday. The company operating the plant said, marking the first casualty during the ongoing effort to stabilize the tsunami-battered facility.  The cause of death remains unknown. Tepco said that man, a subcontractor

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13 May 2011

Myths that the Plutocrats use to keep us in a tailspin

If we accept the false premise of a myth [or “lie” as they are sometimes called in less polite circles]  that is perpetuated by the plutocrats, it’s downhill from there.  We become as erratic and vulnerable as Chicken Little running around frantically grabbing at any solution the plutocrats hand to

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13 May 2011

On the topic of Political Plutocrats and Mining

I read a post tonight in Firedoglake, Corporate Fairy Tales in Afghanistan, that inspired me to dig up a post that I wrote on the topic of political plutocrats and their mining ventures.  My article first appeared on Oct 29, 2009. I wrote it not too long after Poppy Bush referred

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12 May 2011

START NOW! Run for office in 2012!

Foreword Following is my daily opening piece from my Emmaberry.org site since February of 2009. The only things changed daily are the date, day count and this day in history information. [My true name is “Emma Elizabeth Berry”  or simply “Liz.”] I qualified to get my name on the ballot

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12 May 2011

The majority of Americans are fed up with the Tea Party/Republican AND the Democrat Parties

The poll above is one that I’ve been keeping since March 2011.  The percentages have varied little from day one.  At one point “undecided” was 4% and “Yes” was 70% so I guess you could say that the trend is toward:  YES LET’S CREATE A REAL DEMOCRACY. Those who say

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11 May 2011

An appropriate menu for the upcoming G8 Summit: stale bread and a glass of questionable water

President Obama will be attending the upcoming G8 conference May 26-27 in the commune of Deauville in France.  Prior to arriving in Deauville he will stop over in Britain on the 24th and 25th. These summit participants are the current “core members” of the international forum: Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia

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11 May 2011

MICHIGAN: Voters better wake up today and write their state senators before it’s too late!

As if the people of Michigan don’t have enough to deal with the likes of Betsy DeVos and her School Voucher Schemes . . . Bloomberg Business week reports that: Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration on Tuesday attempted to win over some lawmakers who are skeptical of a broad plan

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10 May 2011

If you need something to be thankful for today, here it is

Except for a twist of fate on this day in 2005, Cheney would have been our president for 3.5 years.  We owe it all to a faulty grenade that was thrown at George Bush. May 10, 2005   A hand grenade  thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres)

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10 May 2011

Understanding how the Plutocrats maintain control

Capitalists hate any sort of cost.  It represents money that has somehow escaped their coffers.  So when any behemoth corporation hands out thousands of pink slips on a Friday, Wall Street cheers and the market goes up. –from “Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball” by Joe Bageant who also said that

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