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I’ve heard some rumblings about an increase in the national gas tax. Ok, we are going to need revenue, but to tax a necessity of our lives whose base price is controlled by a consortium of ...
by Arkydem
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 06:34 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Oil fell to below $60 a barrel today and below $59 in after hours trading, sending shockwaves throughout an industry that has seen its returns ...
by greggp
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2008 at 06:25 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Susan Collins was asleep at the switch when it came to overseeing contracts awarded to the likes of Haliburton, KBR, and Blackwater during the first three years of the Iraq war. The problem is, she ...
by NoThirdBushTerm
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 05:31 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
John McCain doesn't know what the price of gasoline is. His wife admits that the only way traveling around her home state of Arizona is by private plane. So when Barack Obama suggested that ...
by Dirk McQuigley
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2008 at 08:10 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
[User imabluemerkin ] recommended that I repost this after the convention, and I agreed with his assessment, so here it is.... I'm surprised that ...
by Laughing Vergil
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2008 at 08:04 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The problem with the 'left' in America is that they don't want to play the game any more. They refuse to accept the fact that democracy in America has been co-opted by Big Business and it is now ...
by Max Keiser
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2008 at 11:32 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Coming soon, courtesy of BIG OIL and their (bought and paid for) man in the White House, George ...
by Kaptain Karma
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2008 at 09:44 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
OK, what I really don't understand is how a slip of this significance does not get traction in the media. As far as I'm concerned, this one is really big. It ought to be the headline on every ...
by yaddab
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 04, 2008 at 09:38 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
by Shawn in ShowMe
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2008 at 11:37 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
For anyone who missed this on Keith Olbermann's "Countdown" last month, here is blimptv.net's political satire on the future of American currency under the Bush administration after martial law is ...
by goldkeyrealty
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2008 at 12:16 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As many of you know Kosovo declared independence from Serbia yesterday, and today the U.S., Britain, and France became the first countries to recognize Kosovo. The speed with which the chimp ...
by DrKate
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2008 at 06:54 PM PST with 4 Recommends
It's getting pretty rough out there. ((youtube 7M-cmNdiFuI)) I have had my doubts about Kant myself, and wonder if he will play that well on Super Dooper Tuesday.
by greggp
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2007 at 11:39 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Wealthy Tax Exiles Hail IRS as It Generously Extends Deadline For Offshore Corporations to Report “Assets Stripping” Until After Bush-Cheney Leaves Office Put this is the ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2007 at 09:14 AM PST with 44 Recommends
First, the facts. The intertubes are getting clogged. You Tube, my space, video and music transfers, on top of ever more users spending more time on the net contribute to this mass of digital hair, ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2007 at 12:45 PM PST with 10 Recommends
It's really that simple. There are 180,000 military contractors in Iraq. Let's stop paying the war profiteers -- Blackwater, DynCorp, Haliburtion, etc. -- and this long bloody, budget-depleting ...
by KillsApathyDead
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2007 at 07:15 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Remember the "good old days" when our country had the respect of the world? Remember when our diplomats needed only a small contingent of US military, usually Marines, to "protect" and "secure" them ...
by goldkeyrealty
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2007 at 10:25 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
DC is hot. Anybody who counts is on vacation. As Cheney might say, that all changes on Labor Day. Most people know the facts. Some are already claiming limited success for a failed surge. Failed, ...
by LWelsch
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2007 at 04:51 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
A few weeks ago, I shared a widely circulated DC rumor: Dick Cheney was a client of the DC Madam. Dick "John" Cheney on her List Too?
by KStreetProjector
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2007 at 02:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The slave labor built 592 million dollar Fortress America in Iraq may never be safe to occupy.
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 228 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2007 at 09:22 PM PDT with 337 Recommends