Archive for August, 2011


According to Paul Krugman this is the case.  Not to mention that the fact that is the case should drive fear in all of us.  He points out that John Huntsman who he feel should be considered by the GOP as a serious candidate is not inline with this idea, but the two serious candidates Romney and Perry are.

 

Full article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/29/opinion/republicans-against-science.html?_r=3

It is being reported that the house GOP is planning to hold hearings every week until fall to propose eliminating regulations that they deal job killing.  The regulation are in the usual GOP targeted areas like the EPA and labor unions.

 

Full article:

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011/08/29/306759/gop-jobs-assault-labor/

Kucinich: Wake up America

Look out big brother is tracking you

The President is looking to unveil his jobs program next month.  In the proposed plan he is looking to help those long-term unemployed.  People that have been out of work six months or longer.

 

Full article:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/wonkbook-help-coming-for-the-long-term-unemployed/2011/08/22/gIQAZxl4VJ_blog.html?wprss=ezra-klein

It is not over the President to wanting to put Social Security on the table.  He went around the Midwest last week outlining his proposed changes.

 

Full article:

http://www.cepr.net/index.php/op-eds-&-columns/op-eds-&-columns/why-is-president-obama-so-anxious-to-cut-social-security?utm_source=CEPR+feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cepr+%28CEPR%29&utm_content=FaceBook

It has been noted that some members have been ban from their pages and sites on Facebook for upwards of 15 days.  There is no real reason for these bans, but they have been reported by members and page administrators.

 

Full article:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/08/19/1008626/-Update:-Facebook-issues-15-day-bans-on-users;-leaving-confusion-on-the-purpose-social-networking?via=tag

Cenk covers Govt Corruption