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I just heard some Republican Rep on MSNBC claiming that Medicare would be insolvent in 2016 -- as a justification for why the President needs to "negotiate" with Republicans. Something about that, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 09:23 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
What R-word? The Revenue R-word. If the R's ( Republicans ) were really serious about solving our National Debt -- they'd be using that verboten R-word too. Washington , We Have a Revenue ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 06:46 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The “National Atheist Party” appeals to the rebel in many of us but if we want to be true rebels we will work within, rather than allow ourselves to be pummeled by, the system. I'm proud to ...
by NationalAtheistParty
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 07:40 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
British economist John Maynard Keynes saw a role for Government in an Economy. Government should be the "buyer/employer" of last resort, when all other buyers/employers are waiting it out, for 'less ...
by jamess
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 08:55 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
For me the "Different" was the stigma of growing up " Poor " in America. (You can fill-in your own blank there, as the case may be.) Not as hard a road as some, yet still hardly a piece of cake. (...
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 03:07 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Remember back when Rick Perry wanted us all to know how seriously he takes his Religion? So seriously that Perry "jumps into action" by writing his prayers into the state record . Guess he ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 01:43 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
In Portland Oregon, economic times are hard, elsewhere too I would assume. Good Jobs are hard find. Economic Futures are hard to predict. Sometimes social media support turns against you -- and ...
by jamess
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 02:28 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 10:15 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
I woke up this morning to a surprisingly frank and sober discussion on Face the Nation , about Weather vs Climate, Extreme Weather events as they relate to Climate Change. The general consensus of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 26, 2013 at 10:57 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Isn't it funny how those who couldn't perform a Scientific Experiment , or even understand the results of one, if their livelihoods depended on it, -- are usually the ones that appoint themselves as ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 05:52 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Did it really exist? ... How would we know? Except maybe, by the random photo of it ... World’s unknown species ‘can be named’ before they go extinct by Melissa Hogenboom, BBC News -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 06:52 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
If you had to decide to keep millions employed, and keep a important skill-set industry vital; Or let an entire industry Go Bankrupt , sold off for parts to pay the bank-rollers, -- Which would ...
by jamess
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 05:45 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
First the dodgy Op-Ed, penned by one sketchy Candidate. You really don't have to read the "fine print" to get who's side Mr. Dodgy is on ... Let Detroit Go Bankrupt by MITT ROMNEY, Op-Ed ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
I am an avid reader, but I can only read so many books a year. And sometimes, I am just too busy, or tired. I have kids now and that means less reading, for pleasure or personal research. I hit ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 08:03 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Facts are a stubborn things. Inconvenient too, for Politicians that avoid them like exercise and spinach. Facts let us do "Apples and Oranges" comparisons . And such factual comparisons give us a ...
by jamess
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Mitt Romney likes Bird Bird -- BUT Mitt Romney is going to fire him anyways ... larger image In the last debate, Mitt Romney said as much -- that he likes being able to fire Big Bird (PBS's Jim ...
by jamess
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 01:53 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Romney promises to create 12 million new jobs (audio) by O. Kay Henderson, RadioIowa.com -- August 8, 2012 [...] Romney promised that his own proposals would lead to economic growth. “ We’re ...
by jamess
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 06:13 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
My Sister and I just had a long conversation...another long conversation, concerning our father who has Alzheimers. It wasn't pleasant. He started down this path about 12 years ago, maybe more. ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 05:18 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
[...] BILL MOYERS: Fit this all together for me. What does the suffering of the Native American on the Pine Ridge Reservation have to do with the unemployed coal miner in West Virginia have to do ...
by jamess
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 05:33 PM PDT with 151 Recommends