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The New HUD secretary

The New HUD secretary

Grooming the Next President    Meet the newly confirmed secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio. Following in the footsteps of Barack Obama, Castro was the keynote speaker at the 2008 Democratic Convention and is the new darling of the congressional progressive caucus. The guy seems nice enough. … Continue reading

The United Nation’s Priest

The United Nation’s Priest

Pope Francis lifts the suspension of Sandinista Fr. Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann Above is a photo of two Sandinista rebels. The one on the right is a priest by the name of Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann. In 1985, Pope John Paul II suspended Maryknoll Father, Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann’s priestly ministry because he refused to give up his … Continue reading

The Gun Debate

The Gun Debate

Diane Feinstein wants to take guns away from Mr. and Mrs. America. Great. What’s the Senator’s plan for taking the guns away from the criminals and gangs who prey upon law-abiding Mr. and Mrs. America? Hello? Diane? Are you listening? Over the past few months, here in San Diego, we’ve had an increase in home … Continue reading

Electric Car Technology Fails to Meet Consumer Demands

Electric Car Technology Fails to Meet Consumer Demands

Reuters Mon Sept. 24, 2012 – Toyota Motor Corp has scrapped plans for widespread sales of a new all-electric minicar, saying it had misread the market and the ability of still-emerging battery technology to meet consumer demands. Toyota, which had already taken a more conservative view of the market for battery-powered cars than rivals General … Continue reading

California’s Shadow Legislature

California’s Shadow Legislature

Bills are Paid For and Written by Lobbyists Stories of California politicians partying with lobbyists, dating lobbyists and taking money from lobbyists have been printed for years. When are we going to put controls on lobbying? Another great in-depth reports from the San Jose Mercury News published last year: How California Laws are Really Made … Continue reading

Return of the Devil

Return of the Devil

Duvalier returns to Haiti The Duvaliers ruled Haiti with an iron fist for 28 years. Jean-Claude and his father, “Papa Doc”, tortured and killed their political opponents and ruled in an atmosphere of fear and repression by using the sinister secret police force know as the Tonton Macoute. After an uprising in 1986, Duvalier fled … Continue reading

Darfur

Darfur

Genocide as Entertainment News about the genocide in Darfur began in 2003. For anyone who has delved a little into the problem, they’ll quickly learn it goes back a lot further. Anyway, during the past eight years many government and non-government agencies have engaged, debated and sent bushels of money to Darfur to try and … Continue reading

WikiLeaks Exposes Another ClimateGate

WikiLeaks Exposes Another ClimateGate

U.S. Manipulated Climate Accord in Copenhagen From the Guardian by Damian Carrington December 3, 2010 Hidden behind the save-the-world rhetoric of the global climate change negotiations lies the mucky realpolitik: money and threats buy political support; spying and cyberwarfare are used to seek out leverage. The U.S. diplomatic cables reveal how the US seeks dirt … Continue reading

Big Sis at Walmart

Big Sis at Walmart

If You See Something, Say Something Government intrusion into our lives is at an all time high.  A few days ago, it was reported that the Fed’s are tracking law abiding citizens in real-time using credit cards, loyalty cards and travel reservations, all done without a court order.  But that’s just the beginning! Now, as … Continue reading

UN Climate Summit Began With Prayer to Pagan Goddess

UN Climate Summit Began With Prayer to Pagan Goddess

Cancun Talks Start With a Call to the Gods Washington Post By Juliet Eilperin With United Nations climate negotiators facing an uphill battle to advance their goal of reducing emissions linked to global warming, it’s no surprise that the woman steering the talks appealed to a Mayan goddess Monday. Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the … Continue reading