Dog rescues woman by refusing to let owner leave the house.
kateoplis: “The government’s patronage of [Bank of... →
This is exactly why the Glass-Steagall Act needs to be reinstated: without a separation of Investment Banks and Commercial Banks, what we end up getting is taxpayer-guaranteed gambling. Instead of encouraging prudence and savings by insuring deposits in commercial banks, the FDIC is now being turned into a vehicle for socializing speculative losses. kateoplis: “The government’s patronage of...
Finally, I believed the concept of making money off your money had created a greedy, lazy class who didn’t produce any product, just misery and fear among the populace. They invented ways to buy out companies and then shut them down. They dreamed up schemes to play with people’s pension funds as if it were their own money. They demanded companies keep posting record profits (which was...
The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.– Johnny Carson (via moronicbeauty)
People will pay more to be entertained than educated.– Johnny Carson (via moronicbeauty)
How to Properly Hide Booze in Your Facebook... →
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Occupy Oakland protests and police violence upon the protesters. Scott Olsen remains in a coma after being shot in the head with a tear gas canister.
Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the... →
kateoplis: An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy. […] The idea that a few bankers control a large chunk of the global economy might not seem like news to New York’s OWS movement and protesters elsewhere. But the study, by a trio of...
Dolphins rush the shore in groups, pushing fish onto land, and then eating them off the sand!
What if buildings had lungs that could absorb carbon emissions from the city and convert them into something useful? What if they had skin that could control their temperature without the need for radiators or air-conditioning? What if buildings could come “alive?” Science fiction? “Not as such,” claims Dr Rachel Armstrong, senior TED fellow and co-director of Avatar, a...
16 yr old cat falls 20 STORIES and survives, uninjured!
Iraq War Facts & Stats →
kateoplis: US soldiers killed: 4,481 Seriously wounded: 32,195 Psychological damage: 30% of US troops develop serious mental health problems within 3-4 months of returning home. Journalists killed: 229 Iraqi Police & soldiers killed: 10,125 Estimated Iraqi civilian deaths: Between 108,000 and 150,000 although there’s criticism that that only includes deaths reported by media...