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“So hit me with a fine. We can afford it.”
From Huff post and submitted without comment other than in a nutshell, this is what's wrong with too-big-to-fail. Elizabeth Warren and Jamie Dimon (emphasis mine)... When the conversation turned to ...
kharma 04/01/2015 23 33 - -
Anti-vaxxers is a liberal problem.
That's what I heard from Matt Lauer on the Today Show this morning. He showed a sound bite from Christie saying it should be a choice; another from Rand Paul saying parents should have a choice. ...
kharma 02/03/2015 67 8 - -
Run Marco Rubio Run!
Marco Rubio stated unequivocally ( to ins-Hannity ) that if he runs for President, he won't run for another term in the Senate. Today Rubio moved one step closer to that brilliant move. He has told ...
kharma 01/23/2015 12 2 - -
Meanwhile, 2000 feared dead in Nigeria
From NBC News (warning autoplay) More than 2,000 people are unaccounted for after radical Islamist sect Boko Haram torched more than 10 towns and villages in Nigeria Ahmed Zanna a senator where the ...
kharma 01/09/2015 173 94 2 -
Want a job in the US Government?
Just get a job with Citigroup.
kharma 12/18/2014 5 8 1 -
Devil in a blue dress
Photo by Tim Pierce From Raw Story : Fox Business host Melissa Francis predicted this week that Wall Street ...
kharma 12/16/2014 8 21 - -
FCC Head: I am an independent agency
So said Wheeler, the FCC head yesterday. Wheeler was appointed FCC head in 2013 by President Obama after breaking his promise to not hire lobbyists to his administration . Wheeler spent many years ...
kharma 11/12/2014 88 86 - -
Steinbeck: With Your Wings
A rare short-story by John Steinbeck that was never previously published is to be featured in the upcoming issue of The Strand Magazine . It was originally read on Orson Welles radio show in July ...
kharma 11/06/2014 5 16 2 -
Updated: The D-Triple-C is Dead to Me.
Further proof that the DCCC would rather win with a Republican over a progressive Democrat. Via Hullabaloo : Is the DCCC even pretending to win? A Tale of Two New Hampshires by Gaius Publius I'...
kharma 11/03/2014 259 217 4 -
A problem with ants
Once upon a time there was a boy named Moro. He loved cookies and would eat one before bed and save one on his nightstand for the next morning. One morning Moro woke to find that there were ants ...
kharma 09/23/2014 10 14 1 -
Godless and Moral
There is a meme going around that says that morality is a human condition and must be because humans are 'created in God's image' or that there is some "special morality" endowed by our creator. ...
kharma 09/03/2014 31 35 - -
Instead of fixing it, the NSA exploited Heartbleed
From Michael Riley at Bloomberg : The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, ...
kharma 04/11/2014 15 10 - -
CIA Intimidated Staff Investigating Torture
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), in what Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) described as "the most important (speech) he had heard in his career", revealed that the CIA had searched ...
kharma 03/11/2014 8 15 - -
A Pressing Dilemma
My wife and I haven't really been getting along that well lately. We kiss each other goodbye when we go off to work and have nice things to say to each other occasionally but at the end of the day, ...
kharma 10/03/2013 11 22 - -
Mistress of Prominent Democratic Representative had multiple abortions.
Walter Cramden(D-WC), the Representative from West Colorado's 3rd District today has declined to comment on the allegations that his mistress, Elizabeth Snow visited numerous abortion clinics from ...
kharma 07/29/2013 31 14 - -
Famed "White Hat" hacker dies.
Barnaby Jack, a famed hacker from New Zealand, was found dead Thursday night in his apartment. He became famous as a "White Hat" hacker by exposing vulnerabilities in every day items, from ATM ...
kharma 07/27/2013 12 25 1 -
Another school shooting today
From St Louis Post Dispatch At least one person was injured by the gunman, according to police scanner traffic. The suspected gunman, believed to be a 21-year-old man, was reported to have shot ...
kharma 01/15/2013 21 13 - -
The Humility Course
David Brooks is teaching a course at Yale this semester. If you haven't seen the syllabus, it's pretty good: The Humility Course Week 1: The Reticence Code (January 15) How did American leaders ...
kharma 01/15/2013 1 2 - -
Music and Memory
via scoopster Six years ago today, in the minutes just after midnight, the sound of sirens pierced the quiet ...
kharma 02/20/2009 5 7 - 24
Dear John,
I have worked hard as a non-POW but never-the-less disabled American veteran. I pulled myself up with my shoestrings (wtf are bootstraps?) and went back to school, got a degree, and have been ...
kharma 09/16/2008 5 1 - -
Musharraf refusing to step down.
From AP at MSNBC : President Pervez Musharraf will not step down as head of state and intends to serve out his five-year-term, his ...
kharma 02/20/2008 26 11 - -
GOV ADMITS TORTURE--While we vote
What better time to admit torture than during the most intense Super Duper Tuesday I can remember? CIA Director Michael Hayden publicly confirmed for the first time the names of ...
kharma 02/05/2008 31 33 1 -
US Mock Disaster-Bloggers are the threat
Almost two years ago, the AP requested records on Cyber Storm under the Freedom of Information Act. Recently they received a heavily redacted version which is analyzed in ...
kharma 02/01/2008 11 10 - -
Broward D001 Florida -- 109% voter turnout!
I'm not the C.T. type but a really odd thing happened yesterday in Florida. Broward county district D001 had a huge voter turnout. In fact, almost 110% of the voters voted.
kharma 01/30/2008 15 4 - -
MOJO For Wearing Orange Day
Hopefully everyone is sporting that beautiful orange today. We do it to protest the holding/treatment of prisoners at Gitmo. ...
kharma 01/11/2008 36 13 - 2
Patriotic Telecoms
We've been hearing from Bush at least since October--Congress must listen to him to keep America safe: ...
kharma 01/10/2008 5 6 - 11
My Uncomfortable Experience in a Public Mens Room
Two weeks ago, the kids and I went on a trip to visit friends in San Antonio, Texas. On the way we stopped at a rest area just off the interstate. What happened next made me very uneasy...
kharma 08/29/2007 297 379 13 891
Choices
Every day we are faced with choices. Sometimes we choose wisely, sometimes not. Either way, our decisions should be based on logic. For instance:
kharma 07/17/2007 2 5 - -
Don't be fooled, you are NOT Anonymous
kharma 06/14/2006 296 295 60 79
Solomon, Blackmail, War on Reporters
kharma 06/01/2006 7 3 - -
If you stand still, you WILL get shot at
kharma 04/24/2006 2 11 - 2
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