Darryl Issa says the Judge doesn’t have authority to make her decision. He is a pandering politician. Here is a little background on Issa: Early life – via Wikipedia Issa was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the grandson of Lebanese immigrants. He describes himself as having been "a rotten young kid." Is (full details)
Re the WHCA seat vacated by Helen Thomas:
Please. This is an appeal to the rational side of the political brain. No more FOX. They are a cruel affliction we have, like AIDS, brought upon ourselves. I advise abstainance in their case.
NPR, however, is a socially acceptable alternative.
Giannini made loans to home & business owners when a demolished Frisco was staggering after the 1906 Quake. His investments helped them back to their feet and brought hope, community and energy to a devistated city on the ropes. Where are the Gianninis today? Financial houses and wealthy investor (full details)
There’s a plan in place for Afghanistan to review progress against the plan this December, make adjustments & firm up plans to start disengaging in July. I don’t see that time table changing, but do see clarity on what will happen in July as an opportunity to address the anxiety that continues unab (full details)
One thing about the ubiquitous obstructionist GOP tactics, they have reinforced the resolve of every offended segment of the Left.
Nov will be the 2nd coming of FDR
The idea that government is the problem is being exploited for political advantage, by politicians who lack moral character. However inappropriate and illogical the tactic might be, it is effective. It wakes up the aimless, disenchanted and confused and puts them into an agitated, ready for action (full details)
The last 4 decades have seen a wholesale perversion of the public trust. It has been and is being orchestrated by business and political interests, who are primarily concerned with amassing money and power. We live at a time of confining social structures, high density population and material exce (full details)
Obama came into office to an avalanche of financial houses collapsing under the weight of their own greed. He stayed ahead of the crushing collapse, put distance between us and disaster, danced around Repug political IEDs and is setting a course to restore prosperity to the working class, where it (full details)
Intentional distortion of information for political gain is a crime. When an asshole like Breitbart can suck the energy and integrity out of constructive political discourse, it’s time to put him out of business. The 1st amendment wasn’t meant to shield liars. He is a criminal and needs to be p (full details)
Rapid fire massive quakes rattle the Philippines:
MORO GULF, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
7.4 2010/07/23 23:15:09 (15:15:08 Pacific)
7.6 2010/07/23 22:51:12
5.4 2010/07/23 22:19:36
7.3 2010/07/23 22:08:11
#Haiti – Lest we forget. Children cry uncontrollably, stomachs empty from days of no food or comfort. Women plea for help and men, broken with loss of self-esteem, look down in shame. Years of neglect and insufferable isolation are amplified by hopeless abandon and exploitation. And, when it seem (full details)