Keep the Money and the Jobs at Home by Buying American Products

All homeowners want to do their remodeling projects as inexpensively as possible—that’s just common sense. Traditionally, this meant buying products and materials made overseas. But it looks like a change in American attitudes is taking place, according to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports. More than 60 percent of all respondents said they would spend […]

Fukushima: Debris Island the Size of Texas Heading to the US Coast

Experts at NOAA are becoming increasingly concerned not just about the debris from Fukushima that is arriving on our shores, but with the non-native bugs, germs and even sea life that is arriving with it. “At first we were only thinking about objects like the floating docks, but now we’re finding that all kinds of […]

SCHOOL SUCKS: The American Way

(School Sucks Podcast)   Don’t let the title fool you. This video is actually about how government-run schooling contributed to the rise of socialism, imperialism and eventually fascism in Germany between the 1890s and 1940s. Critical Thinking Question: In school we are led to believe that we are all living in an ideal vision of what […]

Whole lotta shakin’, but it wasn’t an earthquake

Unusual shaking and rumbling reported around the capital region had people thinking “earthquake” – but, rest assured, there was no seismic event. Natural Resources Canada responded to public concerns by posting an explanation on its website, saying what was felt could have come from an “atmospheric source,” likely sound waves travelling over a long distance. […]

Alert: RIAA thinking about working with Righthaven to sue and go to war with bloggers

Author: Brian D. Hill Righthaven LLC the proxy company that has had pretty bad luck going to war with bloggers that copy images, snippets, screenshots, and quotes from their newspaper clients, may now get financial and possible-judge-bribing help from the RIAA to further the copyright wars against potential fair use cases. The story had come […]