Monthly Archives: April 2012

Debt Collector Is Faulted for Tough Tactics in Hospitals


I have written of other abusive debt collectors, like LVNV Funding LLC, but this one takes the cake.–KAS Debt Collector Is Faulted for Tough Tactics in Hospitals By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG Hospital patients waiting in an emergency room or convalescing after … Continue reading

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AFGHANISTAN: “The girls just kept coming.” one brother said. “They were so eager, like they were starving.”


As the USA and NATO are leaning towards getting out of Afghanistan, we need to support good schooling and education access there.–KAS In Afghanistan, underground girls school defies Taliban edict, threats First, young students — between 5 and 12 years … Continue reading

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Congressman Billy Long Refuses to Aid Missouri and America’s Environment


Dear Mr. Stoda, Thank you for contacting me regarding wildlife extinction and funding for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Wildlife Without Borders program. As you may know, Wildlife Without Borders is a program within the FWS’s division of … Continue reading

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General Orders Review of Military Schools After Class Is Told U.S. Is at War With Islam


I wonder who was funding this training? I have observed Israeli and misguided Christian groups funding curriculum development in USA churches and schools.–KAS from: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/26/us/new-review-ordered-on-anti-islamic-themes-in-military-courses.html?_r=3&ref=us By JOHN H. CUSHMAN Jr. WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff … Continue reading

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BRIC by BRIC


I want my few remaining mutual funds to invest in BRICs.–kas A History of the World, BRIC by BRIC Neoliberal Dragons, Eurasian Wet Dreams, and Robocop Fantasies By Pepe Escobar Goldman Sachs — via economist Jim O’Neill — invented the … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Evolved Consciousness


The Meaning of Evolved Consciousness By Peter Michaelson We’re smart, yet we’re not necessarily sufficiently conscious. We’re able to build complex technological systems–yet the toxic byproducts might be ruining our planet. Our advanced weaponry can also destroy life on earth … Continue reading

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Jefferson called an educated citizenry “a vital requisite for our survival as a free people.”


A Nation of Morons By Stephen Lendman Jefferson called an educated citizenry “a vital requisite for our survival as a free people.” :::::::: A Nation of Morons An uninformed population lets government get away with murder and much more. by … Continue reading

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“I went through a tuition-free system. I was educated with no—and my own university, CUNY, was tuition-free up until the 1970s”


I think the younger 3 youngest generations of Americans are generally unaware that tertiary education was relatively or even fully free up-through the 1970s.–KAS From: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/4/25/1_t_day_as_us_student AMY GOODMAN: Let’s bring in David Harvey, distinguished professor of anthropology at the Graduate … Continue reading

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Finally Senator Blunt says the Right Thing


Dear Mr. Stoda , Thank you for contacting me regarding programs to protect women from domestic violence and abuse. Our homes should be places of safety- not violence. Legislation proposing a federal response to the problem of violence against women … Continue reading

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Why is the Roman Catholic leadership persecuting sisters who may be the most positive face of the Church today?


Having the Sisters’ Back by Jim Wallis, Sojourners After an official investigation, the Vatican seems pretty upset with the Catholic sisters here in the United States. They have reprimanded the women for not sufficiently upholding the bishops’ teachings and doctrines … Continue reading

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