TELL IT LIKE IT IS: For the past few decades, a rule-of-thumb for the never-ending “conflict” between these peoples has been for every one (1) Israeli killed, approximately one-hundred (100) Palestinians are killed. For the past few years, the ratio has been even higher, about 115/1. What follows is an abridged and edited version of a newsletter issued … CONTINUE READING
A FEW DAYS AGO, in another post here, I said that as a liberal, I have NEVER received a viral liberal email passing along pro-left or anti-right lies or propaganda. One would think by now I would be tired of such things, as I am the perfect receptacle for those attempting to lie for their cause. But while I have received … CONTINUE READING
AFTER THE PRIVATIZATION of Iceland’s banking sector, private bankers borrowed $3,500,000,000 in 2000. This was ten times the size of the tiny nation’s economy! This created an immediate economic "bubble" that had two effects: a few wealthy people became exceedingly wealthy people, and it left Iceland on the verge of bankruptcy.
The rest of the citizens were … CONTINUE READING
EVERYWHERE I TURN, whether in conversation, via emails from my Republican contacts, and especially on the internet, I hear people “quoting” then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the effect that she said that the raid deaths reason whatever in Benghazi “didn't matter” or “doesn't matter.”
As much as the righties hate all things Clintonian, … CONTINUE READING
FROM TODAY'S SEATTLE TIMES (July 19, 2013) and a piece titled “U.S. Officials says NSA taking steps to stop leaks” (page A2): an AP article acknowledges that “The information revealed [by Edward Snowden] that the agency was gathering millions of US phone records and intercepting some US Internet traffic.” Which, if you care about … CONTINUE READING