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Unclassy Lessons for the Class of 2012

May 17, 2012 by Living Liberally

As students celebrate graduation around the country,
they learn you can become a Presidential candidate
if you showed leadership bullying a peer in high school.

Graduates learn that the business world is forgiving:
you can push the economy to the brink of collapse,
and still be given another chance to lose $2 billion.

The Class of 2012 learns that corporations are people
except they have ways to escape their losses
unlike people who carry student loans forever...
& this year's class has the most debt in history.    Read more

Failure to Invest in Young Children Threatens Our Economy

May 1, 2012 by Code Blue Politics

We’re being told that fiscal responsibility requires big cuts in education, nutrition, and health care for millions of children. This shortsighted and uncaring thinking is not only a nightmare for those directly affected; it is an imminent threat to America’s economic future.

We have to let our policy makers know that fiscal responsibility requires caring economic policies. Here’s why.    Read more

Lisa Meyers Talks About John Edwards Trial

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Maybe Government Should Be A Little LESS Like Big Business

April 19, 2012 by Living Liberally

We chide corporate execs for their excesses,
then confront a GSA that rocked too hard & learned
what happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas.

We blast Big Business for not playing by the rules,
then our esteemed Secret Service is caught
casually cavorting & corrupting their cause in Colombia.

We demand more respect from vulture capitalists,
but contend with the disrespect our military has shown
in incendiary, outrageous acts in Afghanistan.

People say government should behave like Big Business:
selfish behavior, greedy excesses & poor judgment --
maybe we've got too much corporate culture already.

Let's be a little LESS like Big Business for awhile.    Read more

ALEC and the Unduly Influence of Corporations

April 16, 2012 by fidlerten

Recently, large corporations such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Kraft and the latest, Wendy’s, have been dropping out of supporting American Legislative Exchange Council also known as ALEC, a conservative political organization that introduces and pushes pieces of legislation through Congress and state houses across the country.    Read more

Americans on Energy: New UT Study [Greg Laden's Blog]

April 11, 2012 by ScienceBlogs

Another poll shows increasing and strong interest among Americans in developing Green Technology and related technologies, as well as reduced interest in anti-environmental extremism and petrolatum-related efforts.

Previously, we discussed the new poll by the Science Debate people, and now we have new information from the UT Energy Poll.     Read more

Vermonters Join Call To End Pipeline Project

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Keystone Pipeline Put On Hold

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What's In The News: March 13, 2012

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Economic Report: 217,000 Job In Feb

February employment in the private sector rose by 217,000 according to an Automatic Data Processing report. Service sector employment rose 202,000, while employment in the goods-producing sector rose 15,000. The company revised its January report slightly, up to a gain of 189,000 from 187,000.

The Federal government will report its February non-farm payroll numbers on Friday, and economists are expecting a gain of 200,000 jobs for an official unemployment rate of 9.1%.

Donations to Animal Rights Groups on the Rise

January 25, 2009 by THE POLITICUS

In 2008, there appeared to be an increase in well-funded animal rights activities directed at animal agriculture, according to the AAAR

In 2008, there appeared to be an increase in well-funded animal rights activities directed at animal agriculture, according to the Animal Agriculture Alliance research.    Read more

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January 17, 2009 by THE POLITICUS

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