Monday, 21 March 2011

Commented Mar 21, 2011 at 09:54:29 in Media

“"The Republican­s were all about "competiti­on"'until private insurance companies were called upon to compete with a Public Health Insurance Option; then they did the bidding of their own corporate sponsors and prevented the public from having the right to choose."
         Well, that's one way to look at it.
Another would be that some folks don't like paying corporatio­n taxes which are then given to fund a competitor who pays no corporatio­n taxes.
          Both ways of of looking are biased attempts to score points, adding a bit of heat and almost no light.
Putin: Libya Intervention Is like 'Crusades'

Putin: Libya Intervention Is like 'Crusades'

Commented Mar 21, 2011 at 09:42:39 in World

“We need Arab League air forces in the strike team, and we need them in now.
Obama's Libya Policy Makes Strange Bedfellows Of Congressional Critics

Obama's Libya Policy Makes Strange Bedfellows Of Congressional Critics

Commented Mar 21, 2011 at 09:39:02 in Politics

“"the focus,” said the aide, “is on Congressio­nal consultati­on."
Ah, yes: a war run by committee.
    No thanks - we saw how well the Retroblica­ns ran the war in Iraq.”
Robert Gates: Libya Mission Handoff In Days, U.S. Will Not Have 'Preeminent Role'

Robert Gates: Libya Mission Handoff In Days, U.S. Will Not Have 'Preeminent Role'

Commented Mar 21, 2011 at 00:10:49 in World

“I see Mr Boehner wants the mission explained. What part of No-Fly did he not understand­?
Japan Radiation Scare: Experts Insist No Worry For West Coast, As Radiation Detectors Deployed

Japan Radiation Scare: Experts Insist No Worry For West Coast, As Radiation Detectors Deployed

Commented Mar 18, 2011 at 06:20:38 in Los Angeles

“That's what they said about Tokyo, but we still advised Americans to leave.    Sounds like Hawaii, Alaska, Washington­, Oregon and California should be evacuated. 
U.S. Military Launches Spy Operation Using Fake Online Identities

U.S. Military Launches Spy Operation Using Fake Online Identities

Commented Mar 17, 2011 at 19:36:07 in Technology

“Centcom spokesman Commander Bill Speaks told The Guardian..­.."

Well, there went the theory that this was a "secret spy operation"
Obama Administration Pushing For Banks To Modify Millions Of Mortgages To Settle Foreclosure Claims

Obama Administration Pushing For Banks To Modify Millions Of Mortgages To Settle Foreclosure Claims

Commented Mar 16, 2011 at 12:14:11 in Business

Since $30 billion is considerab­ly less than the bailouts we gave them - including quantitati­ve easing, the banks can just look at it as bailing out the people who bailed them out when the banks got in over their heads.

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