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Health Care Opponents Hurl Bricks, Threats Check this out. What a joke. The Right should be ashamed at the way they've acted througout this process. It's really hard to see this as anything but a hateful attempt to stonewall something that would help American citizens. And if they're not about helping American citizens, what exactly are they about then? I just don't get it. I hope this is the Death-Knell of the Republican party as we know it.

Buckminster Fuller

This is just a quick book/author recommendation... If you want to have your mind blown, check out Buckminster Fuller's Critical Path . The author combines History, Economics, Political Science, and Physics, to explain the history of human civilization and plot a course for the future of humanity. Granted, Fuller wrote this book in 1980, and the world isn't shaping up the way he wanted. But this book will change the way you look at the world, world history, and human civilization. He writes a lot about what has shaped our world and why it is the way it is, bascially because of trends in global economics. In other words: It's all about money, and always has been. But if we're going to continue to thrive (or save ourselves from destruction) we've got to start thinking beyond that. Read below: "Nothing could be more pathetic than the role that is to be played by the President of the United States, whose power is approximately zero....All that he and Congress can

I am an Olympics junkie...

So once again, the Olympics have come and almost gone. But we've still got one more weekend of competition, so I'm settling in to savor the next 48 hours, because I'm an Olympics junkie. Winter Olympics, Summer Olympics, I don't care. For two weeks I the T.V. running non-stop. The Olympics are the time when I get to care about sports that I've totally forgotten about for the past four years; such as curling, skeleton, figure skating, skiing, luge, and the list goes on and on. So I've come up with a little list of what I like about the Olympics: What I like: 1.) Opening Ceremonies, The Procession of the Nations This is the time when you get to see all of the hotties from around the world in one place, on parade. I mean, think about it: the average age of these Olympic athletes is around 24-26, they are physically fit and they are the best athletes from around the world. Think there are going to be some goodlooking people in that crew? Ahhhh...yes. As far as

John Murtha Dies: Another Open Seat in Congress

Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) died this week, leaving another vacant seat on Capitol Hill and setting the stage for another political race which the Republicans are probably going to win. Why do I say probably? I don't know...just seems they are riding a wave of Obama Backlash right now and have a nice head of steam ever since they stone-walled the Healthcare Bill and won the late Ed Kennedy's senate seat. And with Sarah Palin running wild whipping up support from the Tea Party Movement (whatever that is), there's no telling what could happen. I don't pretend to know who the candidates will be in the race for Penna.'s 12th district. But I can tell you it's an oddly-shaped peice of territory, encompassing all of the southwest corner of the state (including Waynesburg, where I went to college) and spidering northeast to cover parts of suburban Pittsburgh, and small cities like Johnstown, Washington, Latrobe, and Uniontown. If you're not from PA that won't mean