Predatory practices that used to be detrimental to third world countries have become standard to corporate welfare seekers from U.S. coffers. Tax shelters are their answer to the benefits, and concessions, they’ve been given by our government. Now it’s time to end that approach, and bring profits back where they belong. The taxpayer doesn’t have an obligation of charity toward the businesses made possible by hard work here at home.
Perhaps you need to be a Glee fan to truly appreciate the pacing, graphics, and narration of this ad for incumbent Pat Quinn (get it, Quinn?) in the Illinois governor’s race. But there’s lots of information for non-Glee-viewers. And, let’s face it, the folks who need motivating to go to the polls to vote Democratic are Glee fans, not Matlock fans.
The creation of a decent society is premised upon ending capitalism.
Iraq War Logs from Wikileaks were made public yesterday and document 109,000 deaths, including 66,000 civilian deaths, of which 15,000 were previously unknown. The more than 390,000 field reports from US military reveal the truth about the Iraq War from 2004 to 2009, which Wikileaks’ Julian Assange hopes will correct attacks “on the truth that occurred before the war, during the war, and which [have] continued on since the war officially concluded.”
Recently, while in an antique store in northern Wisconsin, I broke down and sprung for a used copy of the big-ass hardcover Time-Life version of Norman Rockwell: Artist and Illustrator. And I don’t feel a bit guilty.
Walla Wallas by Dale Chiluly is part of an installation of the artist’s works in Nashville.
Seems anti-Latino-immigration guy (and Tea Party GOP gubernatorial candidate) Tom Emmer tried to hold a stealth rally in enemy territory. Unfortunately for Mr. Emmer and his friends, they got caught at it.