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In my research into wage trends, I stumbled upon another indication of growing inequality in America. I found a trend toward an increase in the difference between what super-earners are making and ...
by VerbalMedia
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 06:46 PM PST with 4 Recommends
This is the text of a piece I just sent to the Occupied Tampa Tribune (the newspaper of the Tampa Bay Occupy Movement), based on a couple of comments I made here at DKos a little while ago about the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Apr 28, 2012 at 03:04 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
At 1 am the New York City Police Department removed the assembled, largely sleeping, body of the Occupiers (which by rights should be referred to as the General Assembly. Wherever the people meet to ...
by kennethlipp
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 01:12 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Many in the Occupy Wall Street Movement are upset about corporate personhood. We in the peace movement are also upset about the same thing, but we also see the relationship of corporations in ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 08:38 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I first heard this during the World Cup this past summer. I think it was from the ESPN feed, and not even with the US team playing. The not-exact quote was: "A warm welcome to our men and women in ...
by andreww
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Feb 07, 2011 at 06:45 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I am leery of labels. Not that I reject them completely - they can be useful. But labels can become boxes. And boxes are for groceries. Below the fold, I'll talk about three types of labels - ...
by plf515
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 06:30 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Our symbolic transfer from combat during 'Nam was when we were sent over no longer as labeled 'combat' but as 'advisors' once again. That started just before I left CI/SERE in early 1970 and ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 05:06 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
"Weapons of Mass Destruction {WMD}" has become the new mainstream term of this new century in condemning others, as well as and connected to criminal terrorist acts, to give reason for invasions and ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jul 23, 2010 at 10:18 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
While the news in and of itself is exciting that troops are leaving Iraq, there is other news that's not so exciting. Soon there will be as many troops in Afghanistan as there are in Iraq, not to ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 01:24 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
October 29 2009 Honoring ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 08:45 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Have a friend that contacted me and in that e-mail she told me about a brainstorming meeting taking place just before this weekend and into, April 1-3 of the Millennial Veterans. One of the couples ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 03, 2010 at 05:10 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
In that parallel world from the reality around them and elsewhere, you'll get some as you go down but the kicker is the last report. This type of thought process by the hawkish must end, unless the ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Mar 08, 2010 at 05:40 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Below is just a small group of articles and reports coming in on this Veterans Day 2009. Some about Veterans Day, some about Veterans older and to the present, some about todays Veterans and Soldiers.
by jimstaro
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 11, 2009 at 04:18 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Yesterday, the fifth of October, I posted up a Parade Magazine article I found on Max Cleland and his new book {on my site and a few open threads etc.}. This morning I heard a short, but real good, ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 07:43 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
That "Noble Cause", which one "GoldStar Mom" asked to be answered very publicly and never was, comes when those who serve do everything in their power, and know those around them will do same, to ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 18, 2009 at 05:46 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The Pentagon in the Classroom We were saying what was actually going on but those doing it kept denying, as they ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 12:57 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
A Day to Honor America's Combat Wounded and Fallen ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 07, 2009 at 07:52 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Johnny comes marching home — to no job Out of Iraq’s frying pan, into an economic fire ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jul 05, 2009 at 05:22 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
THE DECLINE OF AMERICAN CHARACTER THE "CRINGING WIMP" ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Jun 27, 2009 at 04:40 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
A Memorial Day Goal for Bob and Lee Woodruff "Hey Friends -- Would you give a dollar to someone ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun May 24, 2009 at 04:26 AM PDT with 15 Recommends