February 2, 2014
February 2, 2014
February 1, 2014
On Friday’s “All In” on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes compared America’s oil dependency and Obama’s rationalizing rhetoric to that of a drug addict.
January 29, 2014
So if global warming is real, how come it’s so cold outside?
January 22, 2014
Canadian Businessman, TV host, and “Asshat of the Year” winner (and that’s impressive because it’s still only January) Kevin O’Leary says that it’s “fantastic” that the richest 85 people have more wealth than half the population on planet Earth. The video is worth watching just to see the reaction by O’Leary’s co-host, Amanda Lang.
January 12, 2014
Ever wonder why all the planets orbit the sun on the same plane? Why is the solar system flat when it has all that “space” it could be using? Or maybe you didn’t even realize it is flat. Well, the solar system isn’t completely flat, as the planets do orbit the sun at slightly different angles, but given the overall 3D space the planets could be occupying, our solar system is remarkably flat. This video explains.
January 10, 2014
In case you missed this one, Rush Limbaugh, who I try not to talk about more than I have to, claimed the media invented the term “polar vortex.” See, because Mr. Limbaugh has never heard of this term, that means it’s not real. It also means it’s a left-wing media conspiracy to do, well, who the hell knows, it’s Limbaugh logic folks.
January 8, 2014
Carl Sagan — Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every “superstar”, every “supreme leader”, every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there – on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.• • •
January 5, 2014
Direct “smoking gun” proof of income inequality fueled by union membership decline is probably impossible. But we sure can find plenty of correlating evidence that indicates a strong likelihood that union decline is at least related to wage stagnation and greater economic inequality, if not the direct catalyst.