To put it in perspective, if Congress were to do nothing, the Bush tax cuts...– Fareed Zakaria This is so obvious to anyone who has the smallest inkling of economic understanding. The Bush Tax Cuts WILL end the country. We will sacrifice our global standing to make the rich richer. (via joetheblogger) Better yet, if we killed them now, we would do even better. (via...
Under fire for not doing their jobs, House... →
Humans think that they’re smarter than dolphins because they’ve developed war,...– Douglas Adams (via zenlikeme) I must be a dolphin. (via thefuror)
A corporation is a legal person created by state statute that can be used as a...– From the website for Wyoming Corporate Services, a company that helps clients create “shell” companies to hide assets. Reuters reported today that more than 2,000 companies have listed the company’s headquarters—a house in Wyoming—as their address. (via officialssay)
If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor, either...– Stephen Colbert (via thakate)
Raw Story » Google predicts U.S. will miss up to... →
Comparing their results to models based on “business as usual” in the carbon-generating energy economy, Google found that delaying public policies to encourage green tech by just four more years could result in the loss of up to $3.2 trillion in GDP and the failure to realize as many as 1.4 million new jobs.
“I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. That is my religion, and every day I am sorely, grossly, heinously and deeply offended, wounded, mortified and injured by a thousand different blasphemies against it. When the fundamental canons of truth, honesty, compassion and decency are hourly assaulted by fatuous bishops, pompous,...
John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa,” Mrs. Bachmann told Carl Cameron of Fox News...– The day in sublime political theatre. Michele Bachman gets her John Waynes mixed up. (via cmonstah)
Air conditioning for troops costs more than NASA →
vruz: —via rtamerica: If you think your electricity bill is a joke, get a load of this. The United States spends more than $20 billion per year on air conditioning for troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. As NPR reports, that’s more than the entire operating budget for NASA. News flash: the desert is hot. vruz: priorities. always priorities.
Este año, Julio tendra 5 Viernes,5 Sabados y 5 Domingos. Solo sucede cada 823 años July 2011 will have 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. Somebody told me that this only happens every 823 years
Religious leaders bash gay marriage, intend to... →
atheistinspiration: “Religious leaders slammed the state’s new gay marriage law on Saturday, vowing to ban politicians who supported the measure from any Catholic church and parochial school events. The city’s top Catholic clergy released strongly worded statements in the hours after the state Senate voted 33-29 to legalize gay unions.”
We are pieces of ancient Earth, bits of sacred story soaked in intellect and...– Oak Chezar (via moonsiren)
Why The Joker and Not Batman is the Savior of Us... →
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything....– Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (via likethesun)
Oceans Report Warns Of Impending Mass Extinction →
Walmart: Too Big To Sue →
Justices Rule for Wal-Mart in Class-Action Bias... →
“The Supreme Court ruled for Wal-Mart in blocking a lawsuit that had sought to consolidate claims of up to 1.5 million women who worked there.” They should look into the pockets of the 5 republican justices to see if they have Wall-mart $ in them
How can you say you love one person when there are ten thousand people in the...– Bukowski (via flowerfistandbestialwail)
A Jerusalem rabbinical court condemned to death by stoning a dog it suspects is...– Jewish court sentences dog to death by stoning (via ryking) *Not from the Onion (via corruptpolitics)