Why I’m voting for fluoridation in Portland today. |. As incredible as it might sound for most people outside of the US, there is a sizeable contingent of people in this country who believe this sort of thing is bad for one’s health.
Posts Tagged: politics
Declassified LBJ Tapes Accuse Richard Nixon of Treason – Slashdot. The political dreams of one man were more important than fucking over two countries, killing a few hundred thousand people, destabilizing the power balance between world powers and bringing the planet to the edge of nuclear Armageddon. The whole thing was repeated with Iraq, and… Read more »
US regulator: Bitcoin exchanges must comply with money-laundering laws | Ars Technica. Lest the small guy challenge the laundering might of industry behemoths like HSBC, the US is on the case.
I am an illegal immigrant with an expired visa that has been living in the US for the last 6 years. I own a small business and employ 2 American workers. I pay all the required Taxes. I cannot drive my own vehicle and I am constantly weary of deportation. Ask me anything. : IAmA.
According to Alan A., the nurse generally handles three or four patients at a time. That would mean Sloan-Kettering is billing more than $1,200 an hour for that nurse. When I asked Paul Nelson, Sloan-Kettering’s director of financial planning, about the $414-per-hour charge, he explained that 15% of these charges is meant to cover overhead… Read more »
Reached through sober analysis, Stern’s conclusion that “John F. Kennedy and his administration, without question, bore a substantial share of the responsibility for the onset of the Cuban missile crisis” would have shocked the American people in 1962, for the simple reason that Kennedy’s administration had misled them about the military imbalance between the superpowers… Read more »
The insanely confusing path to legal immigration, in one chart.
Pero la venganza de Felipe Calderón fue descomunal. Cerró todas las vías legales e ilegales posibles para que llegara financiamiento a la señora Vázquez Mota —precipitando su derrota—, a la que también mandó al hospital. La fea enfermedad del poder que, según acapulqueños, ya también coquetea al presidente Peña Nieto. Al tiempo. El Universal –… Read more »
In a way, this reminds me of the immigration situation in America with Mexicans marching, protesting America’s immigration laws. But what they don’t want to ever talk about is Mexico’s immigration laws and how they treat their illegal immigrants. In Mexico, being an illegal is a felony and hiring an illegal is a felony. Also,… Read more »
Most people associate such exhaustive money-laundering with drug cartels. But it’s now standard practice at firms like Eli Lilly, Google, Microsoft, Pfizer, and Facebook. The only difference is that when drug dealers do it, the government shows up with Kevlar and automatic weapons instead of a refund check. via The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes… Read more »
"Everyone Only Wants Temps" | Mother Jones. The future of all workers in the United States is exceedingly dim. Either you become a contractor or a temp, no matter what the job might be. This is something most immigrants realize soon after getting here, no matter where they’re from. For them, the American Dream turns… Read more »
Gay? Murderer? The Telenovela Life of Mexican President-Elect Enrique Peña Nieto. If Peña Nieto’s past is any indication of what the next six years of his presidency will be like, we better start popping the popcorn now. And maybe take a second look at our romantic Mexico weekend getaway plans. Surely there’s a safer place… Read more »
Southern values revived – How a brutal strain of conservative American aristocrats have come to rule America. Substitute “South” with “Peninsular” and “Yankee” with “Criollo”, and you get the battle — which has raged since the Mexican War for Independence — for the soul of Mexico in terms any American can understand.
La política en México está limpia. Sí, de tanto que los altos funcionarios se lavan las manos. — Tely Tely Tely (@t3ly) June 13, 2012
Illegal File-Sharing Chips Away At North Korean Propaganda | TorrentFreak. I’d like to see the equivalent of RIAA and the MPAA in South Korea go after North Korea for the widespread piracy of music, movies and TV shows. Better yet, let’s have the the UN or the WTO enforce copyright and patent law. That’s all… Read more »
Well, if Rius says it, it can’t be that bad, then….
Really long thread over at Reddit Mexico.
Scumbag indeed. (Source: http://i.imgur.com/D41K7.png)
You’ll need eye bleach for this one. (Source: http://i.imgur.com/1GfT1.jpg)
Bring back the 40-hour work week – AlterNet – Salon.com
Elecciones (Source: http://i.imgur.com/uuGNz.jpg)
When you think you’ve got it made, something comes along and sets you back.
The next SOPA
I watch and read quite the scandal about the anti-tobacco law project intended to stop the consumption of cigarettes inside of closed businesses. Noesh told me about a comment (left here, it’s the one by Ruy Feben) about applying the same principles to alcohol drinkers and people with AIDS. The law is going to pass… Read more »