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What do you know about Food Disparagement Laws?
Until last night, I knew nothing about them… but as I attended the F.A.R.M. program (Food Art Revolution Media) last night it was one of the topics that Melinda and Dan Hemmelgarn discussed last ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/27/2011 12 21 1 120
Upper Big Branch Mine Tragedy was One Year Ago Today…
Here in West Virginia we are seriously interested in reforming the coal mining industry – whether easing it out entirely or at least improving the pollution of the air and water due to mining ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/05/2011 2 3 - 14
Defining myself politically with the changes that have happened in the last 65 years.
On May 24th I'll be sixty five and another 1st generation Baby Boomer will be officially "Old" (though, because of our cruddy economy which stands between employment and age, I am already retired ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/22/2011 27 34 1 297
Another C-SPAN Morning, and a very unhappy vote…
I’m watching the vote as the Republican majority votes on debate rules to defund National Public Radio. So far all Republicans are voting to cut the funds and all Democrats are voting to save the ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/17/2011 7 6 - 60
So what happens when Corporations control things? Say, in preventing premature births…
There is a new product out called Makena (Ma – Kee – na) which prevents pre-term labor in women who are prone to premature birth. The drug is a form of progesterone, and, for years, has been ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/12/2011 17 11 - 78
Today begins a response by workers to the Wisconsin Senate's surprise move last night...
Today people are returning to the Wisconsin capitol building to protest the act of the Republican Senators and the approval they have received by Scott Walker. The organization of trade unions is ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/10/2011 15 32 1 266
As the world unravels before us, we have decisions to make…
Chris Hedges has posted quite a long article in Truthdig called This Time We’re Taking The Whole Planet With Us. It is devastating… not because it makes up a fantasy of destruction, but because ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/07/2011 6 12 1 87
Happy President’s Day… a few quotes from Presidential History which we might apply today…
If only Mount Rushmore could talk! Think what thoughts these great and former Presidents might have on the anti-Union aggression of Gov. Scott Walker and his minions… “Government is not ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/21/2011 2 3 - 22
On the 1,515th Valentine's Day we are looking at a lot less love for working classes...
Obama is getting ready to put in his budget cut proposals and it looks like the folks who are going to be asked to hold their breaths and take the biggest cuts are those of us on the bottom. This ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/14/2011 3 2 - 11
And it begins again... this time in the Senate
“Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” - Mark Twain As I settled in this afternoon awaiting a coming ice storm (the ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/01/2011 7 5 - 42
Welcome to December... let’s watch Congress drag us further into misery.
We are starting December with a very heavy rain... it began around midnight last nite and was still raining five minutes ago when I brought the dogs in from their 10:30 AM walk. I expect it to keep ...
Bill Tchakirides 12/01/2010 1 4 - 35
I’d like to take a moment to talk with all my friends about voting...
Quite frankly, there is not much of a choice here: if you don’t vote, you will condemn us to changes in our country that will be hard to live with and harder to overcome in the future.
Bill Tchakirides 10/24/2010 5 7 - 54
It's time to get behind Byron Dorgan...
Dorgan (D - North Dakota) is the Senator who introduced legislation, S. 260, to shut down a tax loophole that rewards U.S. companies that move U.S. manufacturing jobs overseas. The legislation ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/27/2010 11 10 - 34
The Economy Teeters on the Edge as Politicians Play... So what do the majority of Americans want?
A new poll shows that 53% of Americans support the ending of tax cuts for the Wealthy 1% while maintaining them for the Middle Class. John Boehner , however, comes out today saying it is not ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/16/2010 3 2 - 34
At the breaking of the Fifth Seal... an Atheist's view of Revelation...
At the breaking of the Fifth Seal... an Atheist's view of Revelation... Behold... the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse:
Bill Tchakirides 09/05/2010 6 2 - 21
Guns and Butter
We are spending $2 Billion a week in Afghanistan. If you want to see zeros, that's $2,000,000,000.00 a week. It also means $104 Billion a year. Meanwhile, we can't afford to keep our education ...
Bill Tchakirides 08/09/2010 3 1 1 21
War Fatigue
Obama and Company are gearing up for an explanation tour of our goals in the Middle East... that we are there to keep Al Qaeda out, to stop the Taliban from returning to Afghanistan, and to WIN (...
Bill Tchakirides 08/03/2010 10 3 - 25
Why we should be more like animals...
I think the oil spill is getting us to think more about about what humankind has done to the other living creatures that make up the Gulf's biosphere. As I was searching for something completely ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/25/2010 5 3 - 8
Obama is making his fourth trip to the Gulf. Will it matter?
I guess we'll know tomorrow with his "speech to the nation," as it is being called by the TV Pundits. It's been 56 days now since the explosion that started the oil eruption under water and just ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/14/2010 22 3 2 14
Republicans are making repeal of the Health Care Bill their Number 1 Priority in the House...
"They got everything else in the entire bureaucracy that they need to control our healthcare system ... with the signing of this bill. ... That's why repealing this bill has to be ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/10/2010 16 10 - 31
Sunday morning and I am getting more depressed...
OK. As we look at the alarming crisis that BP and the oil industry has brought us to, as we evaluate the amount of military spending we are pouring into the middle east for no evident return (and as ...
Bill Tchakirides 05/30/2010 8 8 - 42
Florida Special Election points out something the Press seems to be missing.
As I thought about Florida Rep. Ted Deutch's quote in my previous post this morning, I also recalled a ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/14/2010 21 7 - 41
The Watts Towers are in Trouble...
I've really only been to Los Angeles to spend time once, but during that time one of the most important things for me was to visit the Watts Towers, the folk art monument and masterpiece in one of ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/13/2010 10 11 1 14
Have you noticed that Congress gets a lot of time off?
And have you noticed that even when they are "in Session" they throw away most of Monday and Friday with traveling? And have you noticed that from Tuesday to Thursday Senators are rarely on the floor,
Bill Tchakirides 04/02/2010 20 3 - 18
Saturday Sports: Basketball? No... The House of Representatives.
OK... while many are watching the NCAA Basketball games, I'll be watching the big sports action of the weekend: The Health Care bill in the House of Representatives. CSPAN is showing BOTH the ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/20/2010 3 2 - 7
Am I an American Person?
I listened to a Congressman from Alabama give the Republican's weekly statement (after the President's weekly statement) on NBC this morning and was told that despite what Pelosi and Reid want, ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/07/2010 17 4 1 40
How President's Day Evolved...
This is the Holiday which, as far as I can tell, is designed for Car Dealers more than it is to revere the men who made our country great. When I was growing up we had separate holidays for ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/15/2010 7 1 - 14
When you think that most of the civilized world has universal health care...
...and we in the good ole USA don't, encountering stories like the one about ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/13/2010 41 27 - 41
Watching The Tea Party Convention
C-Span has been running the videos from the Tea Party Convention in Nashville all night, and I started watching when I got up in the morning... and, believe me, this is scary stuff. I especially was ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/06/2010 12 3 - 10
My comment to the Supreme Court: Corporations Are Not "People"
I have personally created several corporations in my time, and never once have I thought any of them to be separate "people" - if I had I would have been granting myself more than the "one man, one ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/23/2010 29 12 - 32
Is Larry Summers (or Bernanke or Geithner) about to be let go?
The move by President Obama to follow the ideas of Paul Volcker seems to push directly into the face of heretofore financial advisor Larry Summers. Summers was not in favor of ANY of the things ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/21/2010 29 15 - 24
For My Friends in Massachusetts
Every Vote Matters. You can either ignore the decades of work by Ted Kennedy to get Health Care for all Americans, you can ignore the two terms of George W. Bush and the six years of Republican led ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/18/2010 5 6 - 13
Fear Itself...
When FDR said “We have nothing to fear but fear itself” he could have been summing up what faces Americans today. The TV news networks are all pushing interviews with Senators and ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/04/2010 7 10 - 26
Dear Mr. President:
I don't know if you get to read incoming e-mail. I doubt it, as I know the value of your time in running the country and still finding some room for your wife, children and dog. However, I would ...
Bill Tchakirides 12/26/2009 5 2 - 22
An open letter to a number of politicians, including the President:
To the Majority leaders of the Senate, the House of Representatives, their Minority counterparts, the President of the United States, and various others (such as Senators McCain, Lieberman, and all ...
Bill Tchakirides 12/17/2009 5 4 - 25
Why doesn't Obama consider Diplomacy in Afghanistan?
This Tuesday Obama is supposed to announce his decision on troops and Afghanistan (the last guess I heard was 30,000 as opposed to the 40,000 the General asked for) and we will once again see our ...
Bill Tchakirides 11/29/2009 71 7 - 96
Suppose the Republicans aren't quite doing all they could to shrink their Party...
Did you think they were doing a pretty good job? Well think again. All you have to do is look at the following Resolution that is making the rounds of Republicans called "RNC RESOLUTION ON FINANCIAL ...
Bill Tchakirides 11/23/2009 5 2 - 193
There is a lot of prep going on to defeat Health Care in the Senate...
"Danger! Danger!" It's like we're in a Saturday morning kids scifi show... the goodguy robot (in this case MSNBC) is telling us that the Repubs are getting ready to attack the Senate's vote on a ...
Bill Tchakirides 11/11/2009 44 5 - 200
I have a question for John Boehner...
My voice is getting hoarse from yelling at the television today when the Republicans debating the Health Care Bill make statements which are patently untrue. The primary statement is one Boehner ...
Bill Tchakirides 11/07/2009 23 3 - 71
Karzai named winner in Afghanistan by Karzai appointed election officials after Abdullah pulls out..
...so where does that leave us? We've been waiting for Obama to make his decision on what to do with troops going into Afghanistan to attack Al Qaida (who aren't in Afghanistan any more) after the ...
Bill Tchakirides 11/02/2009 6 6 - 20
What's happening with gas prices?
Did anyone notice their gasoline prices going up in the past week. Ours in the Eastern Panhandle of WV went up around $.20 a gallon... and I'm not sure why (unless the oil and gas industry is trying ...
Bill Tchakirides 10/26/2009 58 13 - 84
Got a buck on ya?
I was tripping around the web and found this on The Political Carnival : ATLANTA,
Bill Tchakirides 10/14/2009 3 2 - 42
Words of Wisdom RE: Health Care
I had missed a post by Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D., in HuffPo the other day. It was called President ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/28/2009 4 - - 4
Thinking about America at the end of the decade...
The past decade, which allowed the Bush Administration, American corporations and the great financial giants to turn the country into a dispeptic ulcer, which was mostly Bush and some Obama ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/19/2009 3 3 - 17
Watch the Advertising... The Health Care fight is getting heavier on both sides.
As I wait for Obama to give his speech to the joint houses of Congress tonight, I am seeing ads all over the place pushing every possible view on reforming health care. I've seen late-night ads by ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/09/2009 9 1 - 19
Some Thoughts on Labor Day
Today is our celebration of the Labor Movement and the value of the workers who built and continue to maintain America. As a holiday, it has an interesting political history and looking at the 127 ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/07/2009 7 2 1 2
There are reasons why Obama's Health Care Reform will go through...
Robert Creamer wrote a really good piece in the HuffPo called: Why Health Insurance Reform Will Pass ...
Bill Tchakirides 09/03/2009 30 13 - 21
Oh Canada...
I was watching Dr. Robert Ouellet, the President of the Canadian Medical Association, on C-Span's Morning Edition as he took calls and questions on Canada's single-payer system. The most important ...
Bill Tchakirides 08/30/2009 19 17 - 27
The best way to honor Ted Kennedy's memory is to pass a really good Health Care Bill...
This is the time for Democrats, and Obama in particular, to show the respect that Ted Kennedy deserved for his 42 years in the Senate by passing the one bill that was most important to his life. It ...
Bill Tchakirides 08/26/2009 12 9 - 26
San Francisco shows that a Public Option can work...
In yesterday's NY Times, an article entitled A Public Option That Works showed up on the Op-Ed page. It is ...
Bill Tchakirides 08/23/2009 8 8 2 7
The Health Care Challenge grows clearer as the Right disrupts Town Meetings.
It is now the day after Senator Benjamin Cardin's Town Hall meeting in Hagerstown, MD, and I have had plenty of time to see what the local papers and television news have covered on it... plus I ...
Bill Tchakirides 08/13/2009 6 2 - 2
I'm a proud member of Stupid Seniors...
... or at least that's what an organization called The 60 Plus Association thinks. They supposedly represent older folks like me as we stand in the face of possible Health Care Reform. And, indeed, ...
Bill Tchakirides 08/10/2009 5 5 - 2
You are what you believe...
I get out of the gym at the Shepherd University Wellness Center and go downstairs to the Cafe where I get my post-exercise coffee and plop down in front of the lobby television. Today on C-Span 3 ...
Bill Tchakirides 07/23/2009 4 4 - 3
40 Years after a truly huge achievement and we are ... where?
Tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of the landing on the Moon in 1969. Neil Armstrong ("One small step for a man... one giant leap for mankind") ad Buzz Aldrin planted the flag and put out a plaque ...
Bill Tchakirides 07/19/2009 21 6 - 32
What kind of Health Care Legislation will Congress give us?
"Don't bet against us. We are going to make this thing happen," said Barack Obama to reporters yesterday when he announced that he expected a Senate Health Plan to come out of Max Baucus' Finance ...
Bill Tchakirides 07/14/2009 4 - - 1
What we're up against in Health Care legislation...
When you wake up in the morning and rub the sleep out of your eyes are you surprised to find a great shadowy figure in the room? We are past the Fourth and the "let's celebrate America" holiday ...
Bill Tchakirides 07/06/2009 10 13 - 9
A quickie on Single-Payer...
There's a very important article on the Venezuelan Single-Payer system that you should read. Please go ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/30/2009 8 2 - -
National Endowment for the Arts Gets a Raise from The House... Now We Need The Senate!
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $15 million increase for both the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for FY 2010, as my good friend ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/27/2009 15 10 - 24
What? Is North Korea not getting enough press?
"If the U.S. imperialists start another war, the army and people of Korea will ... wipe out the aggressors on the globe once and for all," says the North Korean Central News Agency on ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/24/2009 14 - - 40
Keeping up with Iran this morning...
Mousavi has called for another mass rally today, called a "Mourning" rally for the now over 30 killed by government soldiers in the ongoing protests over the Iranian elections. And these rallies ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/18/2009 5 2 - 20
Who really won in Iran?
While Iran has declared Ahmadinejad the Winner, these numbers have been leaked out of Iran showing how the votes really accumulated: (To see chart, ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/14/2009 8 2 1 75
Are we at the end of American-style Capitalism?
There's a thought provoking article in the new Vanity Fair by Joseph ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/10/2009 14 7 - 38
Teddy Kennedy is putting up a new Healthcare Bill... Not Single Payer.
Before we get into this discussion, go to Truthout.org and get the background on Teddy's Bill: http://www.truthout.org . ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/06/2009 47 13 - 26
Is Norm Going to Pull Out?
Two or three sources are betting that Norm Coleman is going to discontinue his campaign to keep Al Franken from getting the Minnesota Senate seat if the State Supreme Court, as it is believed, comes ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/05/2009 47 10 - 22
The Economy and The American Dream.
Driving to work in Charles Town, WV, this morning I stopped to pick up coffee at the drive-thru window of the Ranson Chic-Fil-A on Route 9. I don't usually get my coffee at Chic-Fil-A... but there ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/04/2009 4 - - 5
Is Pawlenty Opting Out of a Third Term Because He Can't Get Elected?!?
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty announced today that he wouldn't seek a third Governor's term in 2010. The question is why? Most of the press thinks it's because he intends to run for the ...
Bill Tchakirides 06/02/2009 12 4 - 11
What are the Republicans doing?
The slow suicide of the Republican Party, represented by their three most covered spokespeople, Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney and Newt Gingrich, is breathtaking to behold. They have tromped on their ...
Bill Tchakirides 05/28/2009 14 9 - 7
The inherently destabilizing property of stability...
A few months ago I would not have been aware of the late economist, Hyman Minsky (1919-1996.) His theory, known as the "Financial Instability Hypothesis (FIH)" was not a matter of public discussion ...
Bill Tchakirides 05/21/2009 5 - - 3
Credit Cards devastate Americans.
Byron Dorgan (Dem. - North Dakota) was on C-Span this morning to discuss the elements of the Senate's upcoming Credit Card Bill. I'm not sure what he thinks he can accomplish, but at the very least,
Bill Tchakirides 05/19/2009 254 36 1 22
Release the photos... let's not keep the bad parts of our past hidden.
I am upset that Obama, who, by the way, I supported during the election and continue to support as President, has caved to those who would hide the torture we conducted in Iraq by not releasing the ...
Bill Tchakirides 05/15/2009 12 1 - -
The Source of American Mythology.
It's hard for a guy in his sixties who often poohpoohs the kinds of movies that show up for the masses as latent garbage to admit it, but I sat in a theater surrounded by teenagers watching STAR ...
Bill Tchakirides 05/11/2009 8 2 - 19
Coleman is becoming a Number 1 Democratic Fundraising Icon!
As Coleman continues the stall, it's time to give this guy and his Republican backers the schtup! Today Norm Coleman took his lost election complaint to the Minnesota Supreme Court. This was after ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/24/2009 8 13 2 -
If Fox News Ruled The World...
The tax protests which sprouted yesterday in places like Sacramento, DC, and, of all places, The Alamo, were proclaimed to be "spontaneous" by the talking heads at Fox News (who "spontaneously" set ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/16/2009 3 4 - -
Voluntary Simplicity (or getting tired of politics)
Over 10 years ago, Scott Simon and the public tv folk did a documentary on "voluntary simplicity", living on only what is necessary, avoiding excess consumption, reducing stress and actually ...
Bill Tchakirides 04/11/2009 36 17 1 23
SPOILER ALERT: America Gains from a TV show's loss...
SPOILER ALERT... If you didn't see HOUSE last night and intend to, don't read on. Dr. Kutner's Suicide... America's Gain Watching HOUSE M.D. (still my number 1 show) last night, I was astounded,
Bill Tchakirides 04/07/2009 38 14 - 25
Me? I'm a Consumer. What does the government do to protect my interests?
After I finished teaching today I had to make a stop at Martin's Food Store over near Interstate 81 in Hagerstown, MD. This is a brand new facility, which is one of the reasons I've started going ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/31/2009 22 3 1 17
Is Congress using a Bill of Attainder to get A.I.G.?
So with little argument and a 300-plus majority, Congress yesterday voted to tax bonuses given by companies (read "A.I.G.") funded under TARP at 90%, thus recovering the multi-million dollar awards ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/20/2009 115 13 - 14
AIG p.o.v.: I agree with Robert Reich
AIG p.o.v.: I agree with Robert Reich Robert Reich posted the best commentary on the AIG scandal ... and this REALLY is a scandal!... and I agree ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/16/2009 66 25 3 18
Coleman / Franken Update:
Norm Coleman has had several vote quests struck down by the Minnesota Second District Court, and Al Franken told a conference of Democratic Senators today that he can see a "light at the end of the ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/11/2009 19 31 2 24
What's happening with Citi?
Citigroup, according to a piece I just heard on MSNBC, has had two profitable months in the first quarter of 09, yet the government has had to buy close to 40% of its stock. So, is the bank failing? ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/10/2009 61 12 1 29
And the budget grows...
As Obama bails out AIG and Citicorp and probably all the automobile companies, we are still not sure where the new jobs will come from... or if they will come at all. We wait to see the massive ...
Bill Tchakirides 03/03/2009 6 2 - -
Alarming Article in the (UK) Daily Mail: Is Facebook Harming Children's Brains?
If you take a look at this article in the Daily Mail ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/24/2009 97 3 - 18
An Oscar Nite Sidebar...
Noting that there was going to be a "special" Academy Award given to Jerry Lewis tonite for years of humanitarian service Chairning the National Muscular Dystrophy Society (decades of telethons!), I ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/22/2009 6 2 - 12
How safe is Net Neutrality in February of 2009?
It has been a year since Ed Markey pushed this:
Bill Tchakirides 02/15/2009 4 9 - -
About the Stimulus Plan... In the words of Arlen Specter (R - PA).
So only 3 Republicans voted for the Stimulus in Congress. That doesn't mean they don't want money from it sent to their states.
Bill Tchakirides 02/14/2009 10 7 - -
The National Endowment for the Arts IS Stimulative!
I just heard Representative David Dreier, Republican of California and Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, say that the $50 Million in the Stimulus Bill allotted to the National Endowment ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/13/2009 98 28 2 26
Nate Silver has a wise article about yesterday's Geithner appearance in Congress.
Take a look at Nate Silver's article at FiveThirtyEight.com on the new Secretary of the Treasury and his terrible ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/12/2009 29 18 - 19
Has Michael Phelps led us to a partial economic solution?
As I sit watching the Senate (and, unfortunately right now, Holy Joe Lieberman) debate the amendments to the Stimulus Bill on C-Span 2, I spend most of the "quorum calls" toodleing around the net ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/06/2009 15 12 1 -
What is Art worth? Money or Knowledge or Inspiration? Brandeis will find out.
The announcement that Brandeis University was going to close the Rose Art Museum and sell off part or most of the collection, a collection that includes one of the best representations of America in ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/02/2009 16 6 - 6
What will the Senate do with the Stimulus Bill?
I've been watching Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R - Texas) debating John Kerry (D - Massachusetts) debating the economic stimulus bill and it's related problems with bipartisanship on MEET THE PRESS. ...
Bill Tchakirides 02/01/2009 5 1 - -
I guess I'm a Liberal in the Forbes Magazine definition.
Looking over the vote in the House on the Stimulus Package, where almost all the Democrats and none of the Republicans voting for Obama's proposal (despite his extremely visible outreached hand, ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/29/2009 16 8 - 3
The Economic Stimulus Plan and the Arts.
A very small percentage of Obama's $825 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan is supposed to be spent on the arts, primarily through the administration of the NEA and the NEH. Already there has been ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/28/2009 23 10 3 8
I love Bob Herbert
In his column in today's NY Times, Bob Herbert took on the Republicans and their actions to impede Obama's Stimulus ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/27/2009 17 18 - 28
What is happening with our economic environment?
I live currently in an area of the country (WV/MD/PA/VA intersection) which is remarkably lower-blue-class, but it was not always a poverty zone. Up until a decade or so ago it was a manufacturing ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/25/2009 3 3 - -
Bush is Gone! Science Returns!
The medical research world is alive with excitement as the FDA has just approved new stem cell research on the repair of spinal cord injuries. These tests will start this summer at ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/24/2009 11 3 - 28
A Prince of an Idea.
Glenn Greenwald made a definitive statement in Salon in a post he wrote on Tom Friedman :"Terrorism" ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/16/2009 4 - - 1
Thanks to Bush's Press Conference we can now rest easily...
We all breathed a sigh of relief after Bush had his final Press Conference. After eight years of thinking that it was our President who was screwing up everything, he made it clear that it was other ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/13/2009 14 7 1 -
Joe Klein's proposal in Time is on point...
Did anyone see Joe Klein's article this week, " The Bush Administration's Most Despicable Act" ? In it he speaks of Bush ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/11/2009 6 7 - -
Let's keep the Net Neutral (opinion of an Old Blogger)
Did you read the "Sock Puppet" article on the Save The Internet Blog ? It's a really good argument for preserving Net Neutrality and not letting a ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/07/2009 5 4 - -
The kind of story Israel does not want told...
This story in Britain's "The Independent" should be read by all who support what Israel ...
Bill Tchakirides 01/06/2009 198 22 3 16
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