Liening on the international 1% elite income hiders

The US could indict Swiss banks, and possibly even cut them off from the dollar market. . "The bill is the result of pressure from the US following revelations that Swiss banks had helped American account holders to evade taxes. The US had...

Breaking the law. DOJ judge-shopped for Rosen warrant.

In the National Review, there is a story that the DOJ judge-shopped in order to find a judge who would sign a warrant for Rosen.  http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/349558/report-doj-judge-shopped-secret-rosen-warrant-ian-tuttle   The 1978...

Russia agrees with US Christian right

In Russia, as US Christian right-wingers want, people can educate youth that gay is bad; but people tolerating gays can't say that. The heartland would like that freedom of speech in the US. . "Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, has...

Republicans against Republicans on Immigration

Republicans talk much of putting a new face on the party to attract Latinos and other minorities; but that's about as far as it goes. Republicans want to make sure Democrats don't pass a Dream Act, so Republicans can propose and pass their own Dream...

An important Treyvon Zimmerman decision

Zimmerman's trial may or may not have penalties for Zimmerman. An important decision might come from the occasion. . As of now, a person of prejudice can buy a gun, join a neighborhood watch, see a person he doesn't like, leave the car, confront...

Good for the Goose or the Gander

Let's propose an application to the IRS for a 501(c)4 organization. The original law in 1913 and thereafter to establish such 501(c)4 was that such were to EXCLUDE politics. So let's consider what politics is or isn't. . Education is a political...

Teaparty leaders foxed out of office?

There seems to be a trend in women leaders being tricked out of office. Palin and Bachmann are clever, but not expert. . While RNC men seem to thread their way through campaign finance with the help of campaign finance experts, the women seem to...

McCain picking sides in Syria

Most Americans have little idea of which and where different countries are in the Middle East. Most know that many people in the Middle East are Muslims; but think that they are a minority in the world and can be changed to Christians with a little...

The Clever Obama Gitmo Plot

Most of the prisoners in Gitmo were taken from battleground countries. It's similar to soldier prisoners taken back to US concentration camps from overseas. However, the Gitmo prisoners were never enlisted nor conscripted uniformed soldiers of a...

A big deal

A Congressional committee invited Apple executives to tell them about their overseas money being kept out of the US offshore. The committee was concerned about corporations keeping money offshore because the corporate income tax would be 35% of...

The political joke of the week

The IRS has been found to be asking religious groups questions about their religion and practices in order to get a tax-exempt designation. Christian groups are objecting to be asked any questions about their religion when applying. ...

Obama the dictator should be impeached

Clearly, IRS examiners investigated whether applicants should have been given tax exempt status to spend less than half their time and money making political ads. Some asked who were members of the group, which seems illegal, because if they did that,...

Makers of US clothes catching up

Just when Republicans have found that eliminating unions would solve many US problems, and improve the lives of non-union workers, India has found out why unions were allowed in the early 1900's. This might create jobs in the US as workers in...

The Awful Reality of Foolish Living

  Reality Author: Grant Phillips Source: Rapture Ready One might say that “reality” is “that which actually is.” In other words, it is “truth.” We, as a society, are not living in reality. Most people glide through life ignoring truth,...

Demonstrating Tolerance

Just a few of the recent demonstrations from those who continually say that they are part of the party of tolerance and inclusiveness! This is for all those conservative religious fanatics out there who think "their" religion is the cure all...