Archive for April 16th, 2015

April 16th, 2015 - 3:10 pm § in Politics

The Washington State Budget: Democrats vs. Republicans

Graphic from Sen. Maralyn Chase’s newsletter (click on image to enlarge)  [...]

April 16th, 2015 - 1:13 pm § in Politics

We don’t need no stinkin’ infrastructure repairs!

In Kansas City, bridge engineers snarled commuter traffic this week when they abruptly closed a bridge that isn’t safe to drive on. “Inspectors said they found significant structural deterioration and ordered the ramp bridge closed until repairs could be made,” KMBC-TV reported. Fo[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 12:57 pm § in Politics

Florida Pork, Oink! Oink!

To get Florida pension business, investment firms had to donate to the Bush brothers’ campaigns. Image: Here little piggy! here little piggy!         Blackstone Group: Donated $99,000, received $150 million Carlyle Group: Donated $69,000, received $275 million Deutsche Bank[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 12:42 pm § in Uncategorized

Vandals hit Hillary’s parents’ grave

Hillary’s parents’ tombstone was knocked over Tuesday, just 2 days after she announced her candidacy, and police are investigating. “I hope this had nothing to do with politics because that’s just wrong,” the cemetery caretaker said. A man reportedly taken by police f[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 11:32 am § in Misc.

TPP is on its way

Reuters reports that U.S. senators have agreed to a bipartisan bill to move trade deals quickly through Congress . The key element was agreement on aid for workers hurt by trade. Fast track authority restricts Congress to a yes-or-no vote in exchange for setting negotiating objectives, laying out h[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 9:32 am § in Misc.

Tulsa sheriff falsified play cop’s training records

A major police scandal is brewing in Tulsa after an accidental shooting of a suspect by an old man with a badge and gun who wasn’t a real cop. He was a play cop who shot a suspect by mistake while allegedly reaching for his Taser. In real life, he’s a wealthy and elderly insurance execu[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 8:14 am § in China, Misc.

MH370 Plane Still Not Found

China, Malaysia, Australia agree to double search zone of MH370[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 1:57 am § in America

SOUTH CAROLINA: The Last Confederate Funeral

It is amazing to me, never having lived in the South, how the Confederacy has become so honored that Jews like my sister can live there while a Black girl can be given an honor in the name of a civil war hero.  I hope nothing of this sort ever happens in Germany!  I have […][...]

April 16th, 2015 - 1:33 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Quotes of the Founders

“The legislature of the United States shall pass no law on the subject of religion.” ~Founding Father Charles Pinckney, Constitutional Convention, 1787[...]