"Gerald Celete also says "Wall street has hijacked Washington" with it's revolving door employment of ex-Goldman Sachs employees populating regulatory government positions only to more effectively funnel monies out of this…"
"Actually Ruth, it is The deceased Professor of Asian Studies Dr. Chalmers Johnson who put forth the ideas of the collapse of the costly American Military Empire and it is therefore his ideas you have no sympathy for."
"Clarence, I have no sympathy for your argument that the US government is being or has been grown beyond rational grounds. When I read details of the regulations business interests reject, like blocking ergonomic tools that would save the limbs of…"
"Ruth, not only was Ayn Rand not an endorser of a particular political party, she did not have to do commercials or endorse products for income beyond her what her own creative output provided. To deride such achievement as pandering to the rich is a…"
"Clarence, your claim that "Government enforced health care is just a poster child of fascism." makes no sense to me. Universal healthcare as I understand it, and which is very far from what we'd have, doesn't "enforce"…"
"Interesting you should mention Ayan Rand and self absorption. I was impressed today by Naomi Klein's Capitalism vs The Climate.
What makes me sad, with all of Klein's marvelous insight, this article is insightful, is that she's…"
"The Wiki says this about Yoga:
Yoga (Sanskrit, Pāli: योग yóga) is a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India. The goal of yoga, or of the person practicing yoga, is the attainment of a state of…"
"I've been thinking about moving to a small local bank. It seems like the only reasonable thing to do. I haven't, though, due to my own laziness. I have several personal accounts, as well as all of my business accounts, all at the same…"
"11:00 PM had my first bout of nausea; Rx took care of it. I feel wonderful. Absolutely no pain, I can't finish a sentence or remember words so Cary, Laura and Laurie did their best to understand what I am trying to convey. I usually get enough…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"