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Was the War in Iraq a Mistake?
"Seldom in the course of human history have so many sacrificed so dearly to achieve so little." That was a quote within a post, I dared to write (and was dared to write) -- some 2 months ago: Was ...
jamess 05/22/2015 52
Christie Asks for an Apology -- Then he Asks us to Imagine ... What If?
I think I'll skip the Apology part of his Reputation-makeover tour right now, and instead take a few moments to imagine Chris Christie with his thumb on the Delete button. Hey he asked us to ... "...
jamess 05/22/2015 18
Oil, Water, and Sand
When will we ever learn, these three basic ingredients -- Don't really Mix. Oil Spill Worse Than First Thought (Video) NBC News Channel -- May 21, ...
jamess 05/21/2015 7
The Run-up to Iraq War: Mother Jones Timeline
Since so many are in the " Iraq Revisionist " mode lately, I thought I'd post this VERY informative Timeline. Hopefully, it might put some helpful "side-bars" around all the "what we knew then" ...
jamess 05/21/2015 11
Tech Companies Step-up to Oppose the TPP
This is good to see -- and they make a few ' Patriotic ' arguments too ... Hundreds of tech companies line up to oppose TPP trade agreement by Sam Thielman in New York, theGuardian.com -- May 20, ...
jamess 05/20/2015 8
Elizabeth Warren fires up Democrats in California
In case you missed this, it was a pretty stirring speech: Elizabeth Warren at CA Democratic Convention 2015 link to video Published on May 16, 2015 -- cademorg Senator Elizabeth Warren ...
jamess 05/19/2015 32
The United States continues to arm the Islamic State
This ...
Laurence Lewis 05/18/2015 82
Tesla Powerwall, Take Two: The Pricepoint, The Competition, The Vision
After recapping the Tesla Powerwall last week-end, I commented that I would dig into the tech and the price points, a bit more critically this week-end. SOOOOO, here are a few note-worthy articles ...
jamess 05/17/2015 58
Empowering Corporations One Lawsuit at a time
That is what the Trans-Pacific Partnership will do if it passes into "law" -- as if Corporations needed any more help 'determining our collective destinies'. Corporate Profits will become the end-...
jamess 05/16/2015 56
Bernie's platform is a Progressive Platform
[...] Here it is, in his own words, from the first email of his campaign to supporters last week: Income and wealth inequality : In the U.S. today we have the most unequal wealth distribution of ...
jamess 05/16/2015 151
Fast Tracking the TPP -- Pay No Attention to the Fine Print ... (on Child Labor)
Dems are fighting to see the Fine Print. Dems are fighting to add some Fine Print of their own -- specifically concerning the banning of "child labor" and the banning of "forced labor." And then ...
jamess 05/13/2015 25
This is what 'Cheap Labor' looks like in Malaysia, and elsewhere
FORCED LABOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC GOODS IN MALAYSIA A Comprehensive Study of Scope and Characteristics by Verité EXECUTIVE SUMMARY [Pg 9] The conditions faced by foreign ...
jamess 05/12/2015 10
Merkley and Sanders Floor Speeches Against Fast Track today
The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement suffered its first defeat today, as the Senate voted to block the Fast-Track authority sections of this ill-conceived proposal, in no small part due to some ...
jamess 05/12/2015 5
Some unheeded National Security Threat warnings
• Dept of Defense : Climate change will affect the Department of Defense's ability to defend the Nation and poses immediate risks to U.S. national security . • ...
jamess 05/11/2015 26
Whose Faith is it Anyway?
Whose Faith is it Anyway? by Barry Friedman (First Appeared in [The Tulsa Voice http://www.thetulsavoice.com/May-A-2015/Whose-faith-is-it-anyway/]) Just when we think we’re out, they pull us ...
vuzvilla 05/11/2015 9
"We have this handy fusion reactor in the sky -- it just works."
Curious hopeful creature that I am, I wanted to learn more about the guy who spoke that insightful sound-bite, last week. Here is what I found out. I thought maybe, you might find it interesting ...
jamess 05/10/2015 92
How Green is that Guy?
Well according to this Super Pac, who's goal is to address "greatest challenge facing ours and future generations," that Guy -- Senator Bernie Sanders -- is pretty darn Green. How Bernie Sanders ...
jamess 05/10/2015 8
Who Really Wins a Global Race to the Bottom?
Who Really Wins a Global Race to the Bottom? American Workers who lose Jobs to the lowest International wage-earners? No. Foreign Workers who gain American Jobs, under the constant threat that ...
jamess 05/09/2015 15
Obama at Nike:  "Just Do It."
Nike is pledging to create 10,000 US Jobs (in 10 years) -- jobs in "manufacturing and engineering" -- if only we get rid of the unbearable burden of 10% Tariffs on Footwear imports -- that the TPP ...
jamess 05/09/2015 56

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