Sunday, August 22, 2010
- She got her job from daddy. Now she wants to remain in power for decades more. And Murkowski is arrogant about it. She figures the voters can't touch her. And she's probably right. Incumbents in Washington get reelected at a 80 to 95% rate. They have nothing to fear, with very few exceptions, from the American people. Or do they? Congress is running America into the ground. So it's up to you to do something about it.
at 11:53 AM |
Economics 101: Healthy economies include low unemployment rates. Low unemployment rates mean consumers are consuming/buying goods. Consumers buying goods stimulates the economy, creates growth.
...Makes sense, right? Well, yes, until you read this Washington Post article where they interview corporate CEOs about why it might be that they're sitting on piles of cash and not hiring. Then it just gets really, really weird.
at 11:11 AM |
This one definitely doesn't pass the smell test. How flimsy did the charges against Julian Assange have to be for them to be withdrawn in 24 hours?
at 10:46 AM |
The Pakistani men took turns savagely beating the two teenage brothers with sticks, drawing blood before dragging and hanging their dead bodies from a nearby metal pole. None of the dozens of people watching tried to stop the attack, not even several police. The boys may have been mistaken for robbers.
at 10:38 AM |
Two Iowa farms that together recalled more than half a billion potentially tainted eggs in connection with a nationwide salmonella outbreak share close ties, including suppliers of chickens and feed.
Both farms are linked to businessman Austin "Jack" DeCoster, who has been cited for numerous health, safety and employment violations over the last 20 years.
at 10:29 AM |