Monthly Archives: April 2011

Appeals court lifts ban on federal funding for stem cell research

Ruling is a victory for supporters of federally funded testing for a range of diseases and illnesses. Source:  CNN “Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, and congestive heart failure, has ranked as the number one cause … Continue reading

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Barack Obama citizenship conspiracy theories, Trickle Down Economics, and the Easter Bunny

Conspiracy theories about the citizenship of Barack Obama hold that Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States and is therefore not eligible to be President of the United States under Article Two of the United States … Continue reading

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Thank goodness business doesn’t have to worry about this!  It would really hurt the bottom-line. Maybe we can drill under it?

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2011 Republican Budget Bill

House Republicans have passed a scorched-earth “budget” bill that puts your Medicare on the chopping block. This bill is fraud on the American people—not a starting point for debate or negotiations. It uses hardly any money from raiding your future … Continue reading

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2011 Executive PayWatch

“Brothers and Sisters, How much did your pay go up in 2010? How about your friends and family? Working people in America are hurting—that’s for sure. They’re lucky to have jobs at all—and if they have jobs, odds are their … Continue reading

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There’s a union worker, a CEO, and a Tea Partier…

Did you here the one about the union worker, CEO, and Tea Partier? There’s a union worker, CEO, and a Tea Partier sitting at a table. On the table there’s a plate of a dozen cookies. Yummy! The CEO leans over and takes … Continue reading

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