Archive for September 22nd, 2014

September 22nd, 2014 - 1:48 pm § in Politics

Can we trust Georgia’s voters?

I have serious doubts, although it’s not hopeless. After all, Georgia has a disreputable history as a state that supported slavery, seceded from the Union and fought for the Confederacy, and whose body count from racial lynchings is exceeded only by Mississippi’s.  More recently, Georgi[...]

September 22nd, 2014 - 12:21 pm § in Misc.

The Dems have an image problem. How can they fix it?

Let’s save the Democratic Party — by holding corporate Dems accountable Legislature’s turn to raise minimum wage Standing Against Forelcosure & Eviction Network Glenn Greenwald in Seattle June 14, 2014 Robert Poteat on War and Debt New Gingrich to huckster for McMorris Rodgers Conservative[...]

September 22nd, 2014 - 12:10 pm § in Misc.

Apple sells 10,000,000 phones with old technology!

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said it sold a record 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new, larger phone models went on sale in 10 countries on Friday.[...]

September 22nd, 2014 - 9:25 am § in America, Environment, Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy: Leonardo DiCaprio may not have nabbed any of the four Oscars for which he’s been nominated, but his work to protect the environment earned him a prestigious Clinton Global Citizen Award Sunday night.

Really?  The Utter Hypocrisy Here is Awesome. I do not doubt that DeCaprio, an actor of some but not great talent, is investing some time .. at least that of his publicist.  However, Bill Clinton himself has made 100s of millions from his self promotional philanthropy.  Why not recognize people w[...]

September 22nd, 2014 - 8:50 am § in Hypocrisy

World Cup Will Not Be In Islamic State

2022 World Cup Will Not Be In Qatar … FIFA BLAMES WEATHER   BERLIN, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday.  “I personally thi[...]