Transcript inside - Which corporations and government officials are most guilty?
Arlo Guthrie LIVE Performance - I'm Changing My Name To Fannie Mae - Price Of Gold Is Rising Out Of Sight
Song: I'm Changing My Name To Chrysler - The Original
This live recording is much better than the one inside, which is the Fannie Mae version. Lyrics are included for both.
- "Corporate welfare-the enormous and myriad subsidies, bailouts, giveaways, tax loopholes, debt revocations, loan guarantees, discounted insurance and other benefits conferred by government on business-is a function of political corruption. Corporate welfare programs siphon funds from appropriate public investments, subsidize companies ripping minerals from federal lands, enable pharmaceutical companies to gouge consumers, perpetuate anti-competitive oligopolistic markets, injure our national security, and weaken our democracy."
William Cohan: "Wall Street takes risks with our money, they count on getting bailed out, and they don't have any liability"
Complete transcript is inside.
The engine has a rotor that's equipped with wave-like channels that trap and mix oxygen and fuel as the rotor spins. These central inlets are blocked off, building pressure within the chamber, causing a shock wave that ignites the compressed air and fuel to transmit energy.
Researchers estimate the new model could shave almost 1,000 pounds off a car's weight currently taken up by conventional engine systems. Last week, the prototype was presented to the energy division of the Advanced Research Projects Agency, which is backing the Michigan State University Engine Research Laboratory with $2.5 million in funding.
Michigan State's team of engineers hope to have a car-sized 25-kilowatt version of the prototype ready by the end of the year.
CBS lives in the non-embeddable Stone Age, so click the poignant image of Obama to watch on Youtube. Bloomberg has the details.
This is outstanding. 50 seconds of Peter Tosh truth.
Judge Andrew Napolitano - April 18, 2011
"What is baffling beyond belief is the amount of ardent opposition to Medical Marijuana use. It is a Godsend for those suffering from horrible diseases like Glaucoma and yet there are self righteous ignorant control freaks in the government who want to keep these people in perpetual pain."
Two must reads if you've not seen them:
- Sell $31 Of Pot And Go To Jail For 10 Years
- Wall Street Tool Mitt Romney Is A Cold-Blooded Bastard To 80-lb Medical Marijuana Patient In Wheelchair
Matt Taibbi "Justice Department Has No Appetite To Take ANY Cases Against Wall Street Executives" (Spitzer, Cooper)
Video - Anderson Cooper, Eliot Spitzer, Matt Taibbi - April 14, 2011
Discussion of Goldman Sachs and Wall Street crime. Taibbi begins at 3:00. On Attorney General Eric Holder bringing charges against Goldman Sachs:
Cooper: "Do you think the Justice Department will prosecute?"
Spitzer: "If they don't, the Attorney General should resign."
Say what you will about Spitzer, I'm glad this is finally being said on national television. The blogosphere knows Holder is useless, but it's about time the rest of America starts finding out. Bravo.
Video - April 18, 2011 - European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet on the Divine inspiration for the ECB's recent rate increase and how they are responding to inflation in the Euro Zone, including "second-round" effects.
Whether or not Paul Ryan has discovered the correct solution, discussed inside, we think everyone can agree that something must be done.
A good place to start would be revisiting Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit. As a result of this legislation, Medicare is unable to negotiate drug prices with pharmaceutical companies. David Walker called it the single most fiscally irresponsible bill in the last 50 years of Congress. And Walker is not prone to hyperbole.. You can thank Billy Tauzin for that particular gift to bankrupt future generations.