Archive for the 'Sanity Watch' Category
Monday, February 16th, 2009
PACKAGE CONTAINS OVER 60 BILLION IN DIRECT SPENDING ON GREEN INITIATIVES AND ANOTHER 20 BILLION EARMARKED FOR GREEN TAX INCENTIVES
The final stimulus package, which President Obama is expected to sign into law today, President’s Day, contains many victories for beleaguered environmentalists, not the least of which is a reported $6o billion allocated for direct spending […]
Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
NON-PROFIT INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM GROUP DOCUMENTS THE WORST FAILURES OF THE LAST EIGHT YEARS
Recently the Center for Public Integrity (CPI), a non-profit investigative journalism group, set out to document “just how off-track things have gone,” during the reign of King George, the younger. To this end, the group assigned thirteen investigative reporters to the massive […]
Saturday, August 30th, 2008
“PROGRAMS ALONE CAN’T REPLACE PARENTS, THAT GOVERNMENT CAN’T TURN OFF THE TELEVISION AND MAKE A CHILD DO HER HOMEWORK”
Change means a tax code that doesn’t reward the lobbyists who wrote it, but the American workers and small businesses who deserve it.
I will stop giving tax breaks to companies that ship jobs overseas, and I will […]
Tuesday, May 20th, 2008
BUT DID THE RULING COME IN TIME TO SAVE THE POLAR BEAR?
Well, the good news, if you can call it that, is that the polar bear got finally some protection from the Bush Administration last week. The bad news is that in typical George Bush fashion, the ruling granting endangered species protection to the polar […]
Saturday, May 3rd, 2008
MEMO TO HOWARD DEAN: SMALL STATES DON’T ELECT THE PRESIDENT. BIG STATES DO.
I have great concerns about the future of our country and our world.
I have these concerns because I believe that John McCain stands a very good chance of being elected President, and, should that happen, we will be knee deep in […]
Saturday, May 3rd, 2008
FRIENDS, THE TIME FOR SERIOUS ACTION IS NOW
The bad news – and to be honest, what else is there when people in the know gather to discuss the environment - is that while millions of us have been working hard to reduce our carbon footprint, eat healthy, and lead environmentally sustainable lives, there are many […]
Tuesday, April 15th, 2008
SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HOW TO GROW PORK, CHICKEN, AND BEEF THROUGH CELL CULTURE IN VATS
Wouldn’t it be kinda nifty if it were possible to have all of the pork, chicken, and beef that anyone would ever want to chow down on, without the environmental and ethical consequences created by the outdated and barbaric process of raising […]
Tuesday, April 1st, 2008
THE BILL, VEHEMENTLY OPPOSED BY THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY, WOULD GRANT THE FDA POWER TO REGULATE CIGARETTE ADDITIVES, WHILE NOT ALLOWING THE AGENCY TO BAN NICOTINE
“The bill would lead to sweeping changes in both the FDA and the tobacco industry,” according to an article in todays Wall Street Journal. Moreover, the bill would codify ideas championed […]
Wednesday, January 9th, 2008
SIX IN TEN SAY THE GOD OF THE BIBLE IS NO DIFFERENT FROM THE GODS OR SPIRITUAL BEINGS DEPICTED BY THE OTHER WORLD RELIGIONS
American churches, specifically the Christian church, are on the decline with many Americans considering the congregations a hot bed for hypocrites.
In a recent survey conducted by the research arm […]
Monday, December 17th, 2007
TAKEN AS A GROUP, THE SUPER TUESDAY PRIMARY STATES ACCOUNT FOR 279 ELECTORAL VOTES, NINE MORE THAN THE NUMBER NEEDED TO ELECT A PRESIDENT
Hubbub, now, there’s a word most folks don’t drop into their daily conversation much these days. Yet, here I am asking about the hubbub surrounding the early Presidential primaries in both […]