24 Sep 2014

Is climate change an “existential crisis”?

Naomi Klein has a recent book out, “This Changes Everything,” about climate change. I am still waiting for my copy to come in the mail, so I apologize for not being able to say anything of substance about the book. But at any rate Klein is in the news today,

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24 Sep 2014

Wednesday READ – 24 September 2014

Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart * BREAD, CIRCUSES AND BOMBS – THE DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE By JimQ, Washington’s Blog “Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high

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24 Sep 2014

Over Easy: Ebola Best and Worst-Case Scenarios

On Tuesday, the CDC issued a report based on an epidemiological model, that projected a top-range (worst-case) estimate of Ebola cases in West Africa- what the number could reach – by January 20, 2015 – as well as a best-case scenario. Voa News explains: Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people

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23 Sep 2014

The Band’s “The Band”

  Hard to fathom, it was 45 yrs ago when 'THE BAND' album was released. Our first record ' Music From Big Pink'… http://t.co/iB1O3xRYUT — Robbie Robertson (@r0bbier0berts0n) September 23, 2014 Robbie Robertson tweeted tonight was the 45th anniversary of the release of The Band, one of the All Time

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23 Sep 2014

Video: Democracy Now with a Very Insightful IS/Syria/US Analysis

Very nice. Medea  of  CODEPINK and Vijay, Trinity College demonstrating deep a knowledge of the Syria/ US/IS/ bombing thing. Vijay’s assertion that the US was bombing “symbolic empty buildings” while a couple hundred thousand people in a town are being shelled yet the US does not bomb IS to help

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23 Sep 2014

Mining the Earth: 23 Sep 2014

Mining the Earth *KY.   Back lung disease among coal miners at levels seen 40 years ago is “back with a vengeance”.  This time around, its worst cases occur not just among underground miners, but surface-miners as well.  All the “easy-pickins” of past mining are gone; consequently, miners today have

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23 Sep 2014

Stalker: Obama’s obsessive harassment of Syria & Ukraine

Imagine your worst nightmare and multiply it by a thousand — and then imagine this horror going on for three years. Imagine going to the authorities and begging for help but having no one believe you or even listen to you! http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-history-of-isis-beheadings-part-of-the-training-manual-of-us-sponsored-syria-pro-democracy-terrorists/5402566
And of course you immediately realize that I’m talking about President Obama’s strange and evil obsession with stalking Syria. And Obama continues to stalk Syria even now — and with deadly intent. And it appears that Syria is helpless against her attacker. http://dissidentvoice.org/2014/09/how-to-bomb-syria-2/

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23 Sep 2014

Caliphate vs Caliphate… Obama’s wild goose chase

“Globalization is the caliphate of the financial markets” Andrés Rábago – El País Andrés Rábago’s quote is rather perfect.  Here is Wikipedia’s definition of the Muslim Caliphate: Conceptually, a caliphate represents a sovereign state of the entire Muslim faithful, (the Ummah), ruled by a caliph under Islamic law (sharia). Globalization

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23 Sep 2014

Without Intending to do so, Wisconsin Budget Request Strengthens Arguments for Taking Federal Medicaid Money

From www.wisconsinbudgetproject.org. Without intending to do so, the Department of Health Services (DHS) budget request has substantially strengthened the arguments for expanding BadgerCare and taking federal funding available for that purpose, which would  erase much of the state’s currently projected Medicaid funding shortfall.  There are many compelling reasons to accept the

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23 Sep 2014

Over Easy: To Market To Market ….

Well I have just finished a cup of coffee brewed in my new vacuum stove top coffee maker. Not unlike to old Silex one my grandmother had. I am not coffee connoisseur by any stretch of the imagination, so would not know if it does any better job of brewing

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