Saturday, October 6, 2007

Saturday in nyc

Hello and good morning. I'm in the city for the weekend, so this will be my only post. Everyone have a great 3-day weekend, and if you dont have Columbus day off then it sucks for you!!

Big Banks Are Selling Us Out on Climate Change (

"Who we are" explained to the extraterrestrials (PICs) (

Bush defends torture (

Earth slices open, exposing three-toed dinosaur footprints, offering evidence of a two-legged carnivore strolling along the water. (

Chinese Factory Workers Work 'Inside' Huge Metal Press (

If a man buys you new boobs or pays your rent, he may have good reason to think he has some input into the decisions you make. I don’t know why you don’t see that if you treat a man like your human wallet, then you can bet he will feel as though he has purchased your freedom. (

Warning: Do You Recognize These 8 Body Language Killers? (

I am creating artificial life, declares US gene pioneer (

"We got more information out of a German general with a game of chess or Ping-Pong than they do today, with their torture," said Henry Kolm, 90, an MIT physicist who had been assigned to play chess in Germany with Hitler's deputy, Rudolf Hess. (

Scientists may have found the cause of type 2 diabetes (

Aha: Scientists may have found appendix’s purpose (

The Secret of Intangible Wealth: The World Bank asks why some countries are poor and some countries are rich. Fascinating results. (

Energy Lost From Hot Engines Could Save Billions If Converted Into Electricity (

By the way, firms like Blackwater were outlawed in the United States in the 1800's. And that law is still on the books! (

Jon Stewart: "So in summation, the bill takes money from cigarettes and gives it to poor sick children." George Bush: "That's why I'm going to veto the bill." (

The Army is denying GI Bill education benefits to the 1,000+ soldiers who have just returned from the longest tour served by any ground combat unit in Iraq. Their orders were specifically written for 729 days, one short of the 730 needed to qualify. (

New plastic is strong as steel, transparent (

"Washington Post: Ron Paul's Candidacy is Provoking a Revival of Libertarian Conservatism" (

...But you have to compare it to the current political process where idiots elect liars to transfer wealth to crooks. (

House passes bill to end Blackwater immunity (

We have war criminals in the White House. What are we going to do about it? (

Burma’s monks start to fight back (

Debunking "Stupid In America": John Stossel Right Wing Propagandist at work (

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Thursday is my Friday

Hello and welcome. The end of the week has come so soon for me, and not for you! I dont have much comment for today, so I will get right into it.

The Bush administration's ties to Blackwater (

Not only is Blackwater in charge of investigating Blackwater, they're also protecting FBI agents sent to Iraq to investigate Blackwater. (

The People vs. the War Profiteers: Americans working in Iraq for Halliburton spin-off KBR have been outraged by the massive fraud they saw there. Dozens are suing the giant military contractor, on the taxpayers' behalf. Whose side is the Justice Department on? (

President Bush has now vetoed four bills. Each of these has been in direct defiance of the will of the American people. (

America is a carefully concealed oligarchy. A few thousand people, mostly in government, finance, and the military-industrial complex, run this country for their own purposes. (

North Korea and South Korea signs Joint Peace Declaration (

North Korea agrees to disable nuke plant (

Report: Russia sent Syria experts to upgrade air defense after Israeli electronic warfare systems allowed IAF warplanes to attack a target in Syria last month. (

A Little Visual Perspective on the $87 billion being spent on Iraq (

Today is the 50 Year anniversary of Sputnik, the first man made object in orbit. (

Obama would seek nuclear ban if elected (

Saddam Offered Exile, But Neo-Cons Unleashed Carnage Anyway (

Europe asks U.S. to pull its head out of its ass and fix the dollar (

Myanmar junta releases 229 monks and nuns. Those being held were placed in four categories: Passers-by, Those who watched, Those who clapped and Those who joined in (

I hated most of school. Elementary school was boring, middle school torturous. In high school, I became more thoughtful - and as I questioned why we had to pledge allegiance to a flag, listen to corporate advertisements on television during homeroom time, and attend anti-drug lectures, I came to believe that schools existed to condition us as future workers, drones happy to serve as cogs in a corporate machine. (

Bush vetoes child health insurance plan (

You want money for children's health care? Congress just spent 2.4 billion to buy new jets for the USAF - jet the USAF says they don't want and don't need. (

Pelosi Throws in The Towel (

Nowhere in the Constitution is any branch except Congress given the power to declare war. For an individual in any other branch to do so is (1) unimaginable in the context of constitutional law, and (2) a violation of our Constitution's "separation of powers". (

Darrell Issa to Henry Waxman: Investigate Blackwater and Die (

I'm sick of reading articles about a weak dollar being good for America. That is a MYTH. A weak dollar only benefits large multinational exporting companies. (

Instruction Manual for Psychological Torture Now Online (

Homeland Security special agent in charge of recent immigration raids says it is "not uncommon" for lawful citizens to be arrested when agents roust them from their beds and demand papers. Adds "We don't need warrants to make the arrests." (

Mike Gravel's got balls of steel, blames AIPAC for Iraq/Iran resolution (

Iraqis to Pay China $100 Million for Weapons - because the US is unable to provide the materiel and is too slow to deliver (

"Stupid In America" - A Shockingly Honest Documentary About How Shitty American Education Really Is (

Recently, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, and Prince decided to give away their music to fans. These artists arguably understand the record business better than anyone and they’ve collectively decided that the album isn’t for making money anymore. This isn’t an isolated incident. This is a trend. (

This guy's research is the main reason why people have about 625 times more lead in their bodies than our ancestors had only 100 years ago (

Nature leads the way for the next generation of paints, cosmetics and holograms (

Wal-Mart workers win $62 million (

Without good service, Wal-Mart is forced to compete entirely on price. That in turn squeezes margins and makes it difficult to pay employees enough to motivate them to provide good service - a vicious cycle now working against the company. (

Top 5 Things Every Extrovert Should Know About Introverts (

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Wednesday is like pinky and the brain

Welcome to the pic blog. The news is so dry today that you are going to be informed via pictures. Good day!

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Tuesday in termoil

Hello and welcome. Today is a frustrating day along with the fact that there isn't much interesting news today. Whats up with that? Well, you decide for yourself whether or not todays news is worthwhile, I mean it is posted on my blog..

We're outsourcing our investigations of Blackwater to Blackwater. (

A single Blackwater security contractor costs the government $1,222 every day to guard U.S. civilian personnel, or $445,000 per year. That's six times the cost of getting a U.S. Army soldier to perform the same function. (

Blackwater: Did we defeat the British in 1783 only so we could create our own army of brutal Hessians? (

"Before Bush, myself and my fellow Marines got all this training on how torture enrages your enemy" "Then, after 9/11 all that talk about torture just kind of ... vanished." (

Why must the GOP nominate Ron Paul? Because the alternative is 8 years of President Hillary Clinton. (

Your tax dollars at work: Senate passes mammoth 648 billion defense bill (

Israel admits that it carried out a strike on a Syrian military installation last month. (

Sixty years after they became separate nations on August 14-15, 1947, India and Pakistan — for the first time — on Monday allowed trucks to carry goods into each other’s territory marking a milestone in direct trade between the two countries. (

A coalition of eight states — New Jersey, Maryland, Arizona, California, Illinois, New Hampshire, New York and Washington — have sued the Bush administration over SCHIP (

If a worker is paid with gold or silver coins, his taxable income (if any) can only be the face value indicated upon the coin money paid -- i.e., $1.00 for a circulating silver dollar or $50 for a circulating gold U.S. coin. (

Four Myths Government and Media Use to Scare Us About 'Dictators' (

If it should become necessary for We the People to rise up and cast out the tyrants that are suborning our nation, it shall come to pass. The real enemies of the Constitution are proving to be domestic, not foreign. (

Let's face it: When you feel you must censor the acceptance speech of a Liberty Medal recipient, something is seriously wrong. (

New one-way quantum computer design offers possibility of efficient optical information processing (

The Best Places To Travel On A Weak Dollar (

One Saturday morning in May, Eduardo Arias did something that would reverberate across six continents. He read the label on a 59-cent tube of toothpaste. (

Neuroscientists examine religious fundamentalism's effects on the brain (

Why Less Medical Treatment May Be Good For You (

String theory smackdown (

The Bong that you could smoke while lying in a MRI Scanner (

Monday, October 1, 2007

Monday is dragging

Dragging along. Hello and welcome- I hate car insurance, can anyone second me on this opinion? Especially MA car insurance where we do not have any options. I just had to pay a shitload in car insurance and I'm pist. Geicho- where are you?! Please come to MA!! Anyway, I do not want to be here, so I'm getting right down to buisness.

H.R. 3675: To prohibit Federal grants to or contracts with Columbia University... Pre-speech...Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA): if Columbia University President Lee Bollinger “follows through with this hosting of the leader of Iran, I will move in Congress to cut off every single type of Federal Funding to Columbia University.” (

Why Would Government Warmongering Continue in the Face of Massive Popular Opposition? Meet the Wealthy Lunatics With a Plan to Make it Possible (

10 Million Americans Busted for Pot: Enough is Enough (

What Bill O'Reilly Really Told Me (

Nobel Prize genius Crick was high on LSD when he discovered the secret of life (

New York’s oil spill is nearly three times larger than the Exxon Valdez disaster, says EPA -- but goes largely unreported (

BBC - History - Animated Map: The Western Front, 1914 - 1918 (

Now Read The Truth: Lieberman-Kyl DEFANGED Because of YOU - Yes, you did it, with your TENS of thousands of emails and phones to Congress this last Monday and Tuesday. (

Do Blackwater USA's Activities Constitute International Terrorism? (

Iran labels CIA 'terrorist organization'...oh, and the US Army too (

Fascist America, in 10 easy steps by Naomi Wolf (

Most students rarely have a clue what fascism is. They know about Hitler and the extermination of Jews, but they see little connection with Nazi rule in the 1930s and 40s and the current political milieu in the United States (

Doctors in Philadelphia are testing a revolutionary new treatment that is restoring life and bringing people back from the dead (

CIA Plane Crashes in Yucatan Carrying 3.2 Tons of Cocaine (

One Saturday morning in May, Eduardo Arias did something that would reverberate across six continents. He read the label on a 59-cent tube of toothpaste. (