During Black History Month we should all celebrate the five Presidents of the United States whose ancestry shows that they had Black Ancestors. Barack Obama is the only Black President who physically looks Black, but there are four others who were of mixed ancestry. Let's celebrate the diversity in our culture.
Hate Obama, Love Obamacare
Hate Obama, Love Obamacare
How a skeptical Ohio family found plenty to like in health care reform
By Steven Brill Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
Read more: Hate Obama, Love Obamacare - TIME http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2162940,00.html#ixz...
When Sean Recchi was diagnosed with cancer, he and his wife Stephanie were billed $83,900 by the hospital, in advance. Now he has insurance.
Watch Steven Brill Talk About His Latest Obamacare Column on the Daily Show
NAFTA at 20: Lori Wallach on U.S. Job Losses, Record Income Inequality, Mass Displacement in Mexico
The time to start connecting the dots is now. It doesn't take a military conflict to defeat another country.
If you want to give up your country then go back to sleep or continue your pollyanna outlook.
Budget deal cuts benefits to some vets: Heartless or painless?
Some Republicans criticized the budget deal passed by the Senate Wednesday because it cuts retirement benefits to some veterans. Military cuts are often tough for Congress to stomach. http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2013/1218/Budget-deal-cuts-benef...
Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal
Quote from article:
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration appears to have almost no international support for controversial new trade standards that would grant radical new political powers to corporations, increase the cost of prescription medications and restrict bank regulation, according to two internal memos obtained by The Huffington Post.
Henry was a recent guest on Moyers & Company. His ideas are what many of us have been thinking for a long time.
Sen. Sanders provides history lesson on deficits during budget meeting
Quote from article:
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Wednesday released his prescription for reducing the deficit and creating jobs. Here are 10 suggestions from his “progressive budget blueprint” for raising revenue and reducing spending:
• Stop corporations from using offshore tax havens to avoid U.S. taxes.
Where is the outrage from those great loud mouths louis farrakhan, jesse jackson, al sharpless, barry soetoro. If I had a daughter she would look just like Colleen. Rest in peace young lady.
Tea party is loser in budget showdown
"The tea party was on the march, fueled by a sympathetic media echo chamber on talk radio and Fox News, eager volunteers and generous contributors. By January 2011, Republicans controlled the House and, more important, dozens of Republicans owed their jobs to the tea party. By last year, though, it became clear the movement faced trouble."
See 4 paragraphs down (i.e., 4th paragraph) in this article, quoting Seymour Hersh:
First journalist (to my knowledge) to say this stuff out loud. The New York Times is "carrying water" for BO. Yeah, and the sun is yellow. It's just that you can't get most "reporters" to tell the truth anymore.
State-by-State Premiums Under the Health Care Law
New data from the Department of Health and Human Services outline average monthly costs for individuals and families buying insurance through new exchanges in 36 states. The premiums shown below are for the second-cheapest of the various “silver” plans offered in each state.
CREW Most Corrupt Members of Congress Report 2013
"The chaotic presidential campaign of Rep. Bachmann, for example, led to wide-ranging allegations of illegal conduct against her and so far appears to have prompted investigations by five separate state and federal agencies."
Here's the primary reason for the mass shootings the media doesn't want us to know-prescribed dope! Not imaginary ar-15s', the NRA or so on. Toxicology reports used to be reported after mass shootings-now we have TOTAL SILENCE on the subject.
There has been some intense discusiions on Swamp Bubbles from time to time about Affirmative Action and how Euro's are being denied opportunities because of it. Let me explain how the concept is practiced in today's world. In most instances Affiramative Action means, placing a woman or minority on a list for a job or a contract and then finding any possible reason not to hire them. When the government reviews records, the records will show that the hiring organization provided equal opportunity. Example: An African American male was selected for an interview at a large Ohio Company.
"The Republicans and radio talk show hosts will fight us but the American people are on our side."
Anyone checked this out? Pretty much says it all, doesn't it?