Those of us who served in the military, especially those of us who were grunts, have a pretty clear idea what kind of damage an assault rifle can do in the hands of determined shooter with plenty of ammo.
Closer to the looming fiscal cliff deadline, i.e., in November and December, a bunch of other interests got into the act, landing $205 billion in tax breaks. Stoller lists various tax subsidies that benefited corporations and banks in general -- many of whom preferred Romney to Obama.
Aaron's death resurfaces several significant issues that are of crucial importance in the day to day life of a common man. The article argues that technology is a fundamental constituent element of the human and any attempt to regulate and lock up knowledge and information is by itself a de-humanising act, a crime against humanity. The ideals for which Swartz lived for should be placed in this context to sense their gravity.
When unhinged behaviors become increasingly pervasive, it's time we ask if this society is going through a nervous breakdown as it's falling apart structurally? From our psychopathic President on down, we're showing the world, and posterity, that we're clearly not right in the noggin.
Capping a long history of consumer-adverse price-gouging and misleading advertisements, DISH is now "thanking" its loyal customers with a new price increase, on less than a month's notice. This is indeed deplorable.
President Obama dismissed the trillion-dollar coin idea... because it would be a huge blow to the banks that have contributed lots of money to helping Obama keep his job. Most of the paper money in circulation comes from fractional reserve banking... each dollar is essentially a note signifying debt owed to the private banks that control the Federal Reserve, which has been the sole issuer of US dollars since 1913.