Monday edition - March 1, 2010



Pelosi says GOP has hijacked 'tea party' movement
AP – Sun Feb 28, 8:38 am ET
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is questioning whether the conservative "tea party" coalition truly represents a grass-roots movement. Full Story »

Dems pull provision penalizing intel personnel
AP – Fri Feb 26, 5:11 pm ET
WASHINGTON - The House approved an intelligence agency bill Friday after Democratic leaders hastily removed a provision that would have imposed prison sentences for personnel using "cruel, inhuman and degrading" interrogation techniques....

Iraq Christians Protest 'Targeted' Killings
Christian Broadcasting Network - ‎3-1-10
Hundreds of Christians in Iraq took to the streets Sunday to protest the killings of Christians in the democratic country. At least eight Christians have...


President Obama today hosted a bipartisan health care summit in Washington, D.C. He invited Democrats and Republicans together to debate the health care proposal. They met for a little more than six hours, which, coincidentally, happens to be exactly the average wait time at the emergency room if you were to go in with something bleeding. - Jimmy Kimmel


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Dick Cheney Advocates Waterboarding of Killer Whale

By Don Davis


China Believes In Global Warming


China is starting to prepare for the commercial and strategic opportunities arising as global warming melts the polar ice cover in the Arctic, an international peace research group said Monday.

Researchers expect the North Pole to be ice free during summer months in a matter of decades, opening up new shipping lanes and potential resource exploration in an area believed to contain as much as a quarter of the world's undiscovered oil and gas




Disturbing News



John McCain at Health Care Summit: ‘Have C-Span Cover My Prostate Exam’

By Don Davis




Two top House Democrats have introduced a measure aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating pollution-causing greenhouse gases.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton of Missouri want to veto the EPA's finding in December that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases endanger public health and welfare.




Republican-Shenanigans News


Bush Won't Criticize Current Prez, Only Past Prez



"I have no desire to see myself on television. I don't want to be a panel of formers instructing the currents on what to do...I'm trying to regain a sense of anonymity. I didn't like it when a certain former president -- and it wasn't 41 or 42 -- made my life miserable."




Rock-The-Voter News



Political, religious and sexual behaviors may be reflections of intelligence, a new study finds.

Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa at the the London School of Economics and Political Science correlated data on these behaviors with IQ from a large national U.S. sample and found that, on average, people who identified as liberal and atheist had higher IQs.


Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte







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Biz-Tech News


"The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. Out of its bold strugges, economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old age pensions, government relief for the destitute and above all new wage levels that meant not mere survival, but a tolerable life. The captains of industry did not lead this transformation; they resisted it until they were overcome. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1965



 The US Supreme Court on Monday will take up the appeal of former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving 24 years in jail for his role in the energy giant's 2001 bankruptcy and one of the biggest corporate scandals in US history.




Bush-Prison-Torture News

One Toke Over The Line



President Obama continues to struggle to quit smoking and has a slightly elevated cholesterol level, according to the doctor who conducted his physical Sunday at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.




Go-F**k-Yourself News


Canadian Men’s Hockey Team Celebrates Differently Than Women

By Don Davis



2010 Fundraiser



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Nude people gather on the steps of the Sydney Opera House as they pose for a photo by Spencer Tunick of the U.S. , Monday, March 1, 2010. Some 5,200 people stripped down for the commissioned photo that is titled 'Mardis Gras: The Base.'
Photo/Rick Rycroft




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