Posting History for gnostradamus
|Big banks, payday lender fees scam
Of course the payday "banks" are villains in this story as usual but the vile too-big-to-fail banks show their depravity once again. Why the FUCK did they get saved? Ivy Brodsky, 37, thought she ...
|Democrats losing me with Lew for Treasury
This sickens me.... and reminds me that Democrats are part of the same scam crony system. It reminds me that very few if any wall street crooks have gone to jail after they crashed the world economy.
|Reuters: "likely" nuclear test in North Korea 2 hours ago
Seismic activity has been detected in North Korea with an earthquake measuring 4.9 magnitude registered by the U.S. Geological Survey, in a move that South Korea said indicated that Pyongyang had ...
|NYT takedown of AKC details their depravity
The New York Times has an article up which sums up the depravity of puppy mill operators and their greedy organizational protector, the American Kennel Club. The abuses detailed in this article and ...
|Alex Jones needs to be challenged
Alex Jones is a provocateur of the most depraved variety, making money off the death of murdered babies, and needs to be called out. Relatively reasonable conservatives actually believe his crap so ...
|PPP: Colorado "set to legalize marijuana tomorrow"
With just hours before polling places open for Election Day, advocates for the legalization of marijuana in Colorado got some good news from Public Policy Polling about the popularity of Amendment 64,
|The Boy Wonder speaks! Ryan defends Florida preacher
It appears that Romney, via the boy wonder Ryan, are tripling down on their despicable political attacks after Americans were murdered in Libya, ostensibly by Al Qaeda according to news reports . ...
|Whole foods bans unsustainable seafood
Whole foods rightly suffered boycotts and consumer bans on their business when their CEO opened his mouth and stuck his Randian-soiled foot in it. But now, credit where credit is due. Maybe Whole ...
|How close it too close to live near airport?
Short diary. I apologize in advance. Many folks, especially those near major cities, are going to think I'm crazy for worrying about this.... We don't know who to ask, maybe EPA? We are thinking ...
|Hey Mr President: marijuana use increases lung function
I very infrequently partake anymore but I will always work against the forces of tyranny and oppression. There is no reason a free people can't use a God-given plant as harmless as marijuana, and ...
|Mini Ice Age? No solar maximum in 2020?
I've been obsessively reading articles for weeks on this topic and I just don't know what to think. I 100% believe mankind contributes to global warming. I despise the deniers for being crass knee-...
|Texas judge suspended over beating video
The right wing family law judge caught brutally beating his daughter (in wingnutistan, this is called "spanking") got thrown off the bench by the Texas Supreme Court, albeit temporarily, pending the ...
|House of Reps to flank WH on China trade?
It seems that Republicans might be trying a flanking maneuver on Obama regarding China currency manipulation. As cynical a ploy this is, it might work since they think Obama will veto the bill, ...
|Vile evangelical "christians" spank child to death
Please let me vent a bit here. If you must criticize my verbage below, feel free. I probably deserve it. I always remember the words of yoda at times like this (thanks Star Wars writers!) but I ...
|Economists: Teabaggers have already sabotaged economy
We'll see in coming days the teabagger Republican Party declare victory for the "best deal" they could get from the democrats after democrats sign off on 1.5 trillion in cuts. This after democrats ...
|Dem senators want bitcoin crackdown
What is bitcoin? An ingenious new electronic currency. I haven't used it before so consider me naive. My eyes started glazing over, just like in economics classes in college, when reading up on ...
|Autism researchers: Chemicals can trigger autism (not vaccines)
**Vaccines do not cause autism** Let's get that out of the way. Here's hoping I don't get the hyperventilating in the comments but I am mentally prepared for it on this topic. This is just ...
|Drug-resistant staph in 1/4 of US meat
Yes even the most die-hard meateater will take notice at that headline. It's no joke. If you're a meat-eater, bad karma was on your plate tonight. If you don't clean your kitchen right after ...
|Bam! Federal agency recognizes pot for medical use
The National Cancer Institute has proclaimed marijuana to have medical uses. Why is this significant? Because for the government mules to be able to carry on the Holy Drug Inquisition, Schedule I ...
|Noam Chomsky: "Democracy Uprising" beginning
Whatever you may think about Noam Chomsky, he is absolutely right in this interview with Democracy Now: America is no longer a democracy, not when corporations can simply buy politicians, buy most ...
|Send Obama a (small) message: unsubscribe to email lists
Yes it might be petty and insignificant but Obama and the DC establishment cherishes their email list that got built up on their false promises of "hope." I can't remember how many times I heard ...
|Most Gulf seafood near BP spill tainted, headed to market
Multiple independent scientists interviewed by Raw Story say that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, in particular in the areas affected by the BP oil spill, is tainted and will cause health issues ...
|yeson19 Cali pot legalization on the air with SJ police chief
The polls are back and forth on prop 19. The entrenched groups against basic civil liberties rights such as the for-profit prison industry have been gaining the upper hand per recent polls but this ...
|Real-world Orwellian 1984: 11yo in NC turns in parents for pot
'You're a traitor!' yelled the boy. 'You're a thought-criminal! You're a Eurasian spy! I'll shoot you, I'll vaporize you, I'll send you to the salt mines!' Suddenly they were both ...
|Study: Decriminalization of drugs lowered usage in Portugal
To all the anti-constitutional, status quo-loving politicians from both parties who cower from police state brutes, your arguments stink ...
|Blatant oil industry bribery in California over plastic bag law
Americans are disgusted with incumbents from both political parties because any basic principle of fairness is violated by corporate behemoths who can buy whatever decision they want in America.
|Legalize narcotics: Former Mexican Pres. Vicente Fox
"There are powerful interests in Mexico who benefit from the drug trade and the $40 billion, or whatever it is, that is pumped into the Mexican economy," Stewart said. "You're talking ...
|Blue Dog health care lies exposed
The Blue Dog health care mandate has been exposed for what it is, a tax on the middle class, by none other than the Obama administration as it defends the law in court, see below fold evidence. ...
|US troops abandoning GOP
Sorry for the quick diary but I have to put Jr. to bed. It appears that the traitorous rhetoric coming from the GOP and their activist teabaggers is alienating a large percentage of military members.
|My message to Barack Obama: It's the freedom, stupid.
There is a movement in the left blogosphere that has gotten stepped on by the Obama administration and Washington DC Democrats: the liberal civil libertarians and people in general who support the ...
|BCBS relents and covers newborn w/ "pre-existing condition"
The scumbag executives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas have relented but only because of the new health care law: The Tracys said insurance agents assured them they could buy health ...
|Texas newborn denied coverage for "pre-existing condition"
The monsters that are the American health insurance industry have hit a new low: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas has denied coverage to a newborn child citing pre-existing condition. If you're ...
|Dick Cheney: Torture domestic terrorists, send to Guantanamo
Dick Cheney, the noted terrorist hunter, has decided that the US government can no longer be utter hypocrites about domestic terrorism and needs to pre-emptively capture, torture, and imprison ...
|DEA ignores Obama, busts med. pot grower, DOJ complaint filed
The DEA in Colorado has gone rogue. The leader of the rogue DEA division, Denver DEA Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey Sweetin, ordered a home ...
|DEA arrests legitimate medical marijuana grower, ignores Obama
Maybe the DEA is doing this because they can't stand that medical marijuana laws are spreading to other states besides California or maybe it's because they just can't stand that their power is ...
|China to sell off US municipal and corporate bonds
This is disturbing news. A Communist Party directive leaked to the Chinese-language edition of the Asia Times said dollar reserves should be limited to US Treasuries or agency ...
|How ironic. Scared Vatican criticizes Avatar movie.
(Partial spoiler alert. I was careful not to reveal too much though.) When will the Vatican and conservatives in general learn that their criticism of movies only adds to their appeal? They'...
|Evangelical civil war re-ignites over Uganda
Despite what anyone thinks about Christianity or religion in general, progressives everywhere can and should support the message of the growing "progressive evangelism" movement. While I may not ...
|Scientists use bacteria to turn CO2 into fuel
Here's a scientific layman's interpretation of some very promising-sounding biotechnology: we can soon hook up biotech devices to power plants that will convert CO2 into liquid fuel that can be ...
|Insurance report: $28 trillion of global warming damage by 2050
The World Wildlife Foundation is again reporting that "the world's diverse regions and ecosystems are close to temperature thresholds -- or "tipping points." The Associated Press is reporting that ...
|Lay ministers charged with sex crimes against children
It's getting harder and harder for religious extremists in America to point fingers about pedophilia. They try to point fingers to deflect attention from the real cause of such criminals. The ...
|Rogue GWB USattorney: continue raids on California pot clinics
George W. Bush appointee Joseph Russionello is ignoring Attorney General Eric Holder's memorandum on raiding marijuana dispensaries and continuing the harassment and raids. Polls show that older,
|Nobel economist says economy "nowhere near" recovery
Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz supports realists who argue for more stimulus. His argument gets an able assist from most other economists. Nobel Prize-winning ...
|Repubs secede from themselves: Newt v. Armey smackdown!
The war for the heart of the Republican Party has been waging for years, decades even, but particularly now as they implode in a racist orgy that pits southern fundamentalists against shocked ...
It appears that I have to disagree with most progressives on Afghanistan. I support Obama's objective to deny a safe haven to the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Doing so will impede their ability to fund ...
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from this blog?
Set the sticky flag for this diary in the slide rotation:
Set the maximum number of slides to display in the feature:
Recommended by gnostradamus
- David Brooks, struggling to find a niche within the increasingly loony right, [today http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/02/opinion/brooks-the-neocon-revival.html?ref=opinion] performs a breathtaking ...71 comments 84 Recs
- Before I go on to make my main point, I'd like to clarify that this is not a diary with a partisan slant, meant to slam the GOP and praise the Democratic party establishment. I feel the same type ...45 comments 156 Recs
- If you only read these sentences you would think that everything is coming up roses in the labor force. The unemployment rate fell from 7.6% to 7.4%, lowest since December 2008, the Labor ...84 comments 43 Recs
- In a case that highlights absolutely everything wrong with this country, Wisconsin state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) agents and sheriff's deputies "armed to the teeth" raided a non-profit ...691 comments 643 Recs
- When NAACP-NC President Rev. William Barber suggested from the N.C. General Assembly building's second floor (where civil-disobedience arrests were beginning to take place) that people sit down if ...84 comments 171 Recs
- Lately I've been facing a little bit of a challenge, a dichotomy, in the fact that, on the one hand, I'm not a religious type of person (because I see it as incompatible with reason and intellect), ...199 comments 258 Recs
- I read that our Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske, claimed in a recent interview that the Obama administration is going to go after growers and suppliers in Colorado and Washington. Apparently they think ...170 comments 170 Recs
- "I'm such an American I piss Budweiser...." - Jack Swagger The artificial world of professional rasslin’ (as opposed to the real sport of wrestling ), has always employed stock parody characters ...180 comments 225 Recs
- This morning, in a series of tweets, outspoken Christian and football player Tim Tebow announced that he was withdrawing the scheduled sermons he was set to deliver on April 28th at the First ...187 comments 153 Recs
- As regular readers of my posts know, since my wife was diagnosed with cancer on January 27 I had not been back in the classroom at the non-profit charter middle school where I had been teaching ...68 comments 325 Recs
- No current results.
- No current results.