What Is the Cloward Piven Strategy?

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt The growing public dependency on US government programs may not be simply the outcome of current economic conditions. The Cloward Piven strategy outlined how by impoverishing the middle class through crushing reduction in real […]

A Few of My Favorite Newspaper Headlines

What with the markets melting down – again – it seems like a little levity is in order.   And you wondered why our local governments seem to be incapable of controlling costs?   How would you like to be the moron who wrote this headline?   An example of military “intelligence”.   Really!   […]

San Diego Woman Shot in Head!

Linda Burnett, 23, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her in-laws and while there went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries. Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the driveway with the windows rolled up and with her eyes closed, with both hands behind the back of her […]

U.S. Slashes Marcellus Shale Reserves

It is getting hard to believe the government’s energy reserve estimates, at least as they apply to America’s “100 years of natural gas” from shale. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) just issued a report estimating that the Marcellus Shale contains undiscovered natural gas resources of about 84 trillion cubic feet (TCF). That is one-fifth […]

Friday Laughs

Miracle Baby Born with Job (The Onion) Following a long and difficult delivery, weary but jubilant doctors announced that at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday, area mother Cathleen Jericho had miraculously given birth to a healthy, , and fully employed baby boy. "We’ve never seen anything like this, but once we saw the resume come out it […]