Concerning Ernestine Franks: Predatory guardianship?

Ernestine Franks: The Introduction

via – – Mar. 2016

And all the others isolated by Predator Guardians

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In 2011, when Ernestine, a widow, was 89 years old, her oldest son Charles, wanted her to move to New Orleans, […]

Corporate parasites: Part 2 of …

EULA’s: End user’s license agreements are the first line of defense for megacorps, and also their first line of offense. Anyone wanting to use their services must agree to their license agreements; but to demonstrate the perfidy of how corporations like UPS can manipulate users in countless ways, from numerous “trickle” charges that are […]

Corporate parasites: Part 1 of …

Corporate Parasites And Economic Plunder: We Need A Genuine Green Revolution

Over the past few centuries, Western countries embarked on a road to material affluence at the expense of the environment and other peoples across the globe who were subjugated, killed or […]

The road to ISIS – a history lesson

Amy McTigheMay 11, 201513 min read The road to ISIS: A history of violence in Iraq by Amy McTighe

He was buried deep in a cave in northern Iraq; laid out in his grave beside others of the clan. He had lived to around 40 years old, and arthritis had begun […]

It’s amazing !

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What were President George W. Bush‘s accomplishments?

Domestic accomplishments of President Bush:

Implemented the $1.3 trillion “Bush tax cuts” of 2001 and 2003, significantly lowering marginal tax rates Signed the No Child Left Behind Act reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and supporting standards-based education […]

Verify your voting status

Note: With numerous irregularities noted during Primary season 2016 in several States, it is vital that everyone verify their eligibility to vote.

Here is the place to do just that:

Furthermore, we suggest that voters know the rules, and make sure they are fairly enforced at their polling place.

So how big is the universe?

Beyond The Universe

By Brian Koberlein on Mar 22, 2016 07:00 am

The Universe is big. Really big. The observable universe extends from the Earth to the horizon of the cosmic microwave background. When the light of the cosmic background was emitted about 13.8 billion years ago it was only 42 million light years away, […]

The dark side of branding

How The Cordon Bleu Lent Its Name to the Exploitation of Young Chefs

Mar 17, 2016 · 17,899 views



This article was written by Alex Mayyasi, a Priceonomics staff writer

You’ve probably heard of the Cordon Bleu.

The Cordon Bleu is the cooking school in Paris—now expanded to […]

A tale of Presidential candidates at AIPAC 2016

Sanders Declines To Pander To Israel Lobby In Speech Prepared For AIPAC

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Bernie Sanders delivers remarks on Israel and Palestine

At the American Israel Public Affairs Council (AIPAC) conference, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a hawkish, right wing inflammatory […]

Continuing the Dawabsheh murder/arson episode in Israel

Home of Key Palestinian Witness in Dawabshe Terror Murders Destroyed in Arson Attack

Ibrahim Dawabsheh’s home destroyed in arson attack (Rabbis for Human Rights)

Yesterday, unknown arsonists burned down the home of Ibrahim Dawabsheh (ABC News report here), […]

Another perspective on the TPP

The fact is, recent trade deals are less about trade and more about global investment. via Nation of Change by Robert Reich – Mar. 19th, 2016


“I used to believe in trade agreements. That was before the wages of most Americans stagnated and a relative few at the top captured just about all the […]

Good ole Microsoft continues on it’s openwashing theft process

Posted in Deception, GNU/Linux, Microsoft, Patents at 2:24 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz – 3/10/16

How many people even noticed (let alone wrote about) Microsoft’s Wistron and Rakuten […]

The Obama Doctrine

The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world.

Friday, August 30, 2013, the day the feckless Barack Obama brought to a premature end America’s reign as the world’s sole indispensable superpower—or, alternatively, the day the sagacious Barack […]

Quora Asks: “Why is Trump scary but not Clinton?”

Why is it considered ‘scary’ that Donald Trump might become President, but not Hillary Clinton?

via Quora – Mar. 15, 2016


“The scariest thing to me was Trump’s comments about McCain. John McCain could have returned back to the U.S. after being confined and severely tortured after six months, because his […]

Crypto & Apps



IF THERE’S ANYTHING the world has learned from the standoff over the encrypted iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook, it’s that the FBI […]

Noticeable distinction between vote totals by State in Democratic primaries 2016

Note: Wikipedia is keeping an accurate record of primary votes and other data for the 2016 Presidential election. The following has been retrieved from that source: Mar. 19th, 2016 which shows a distinct regionalism in votes cast, where Clinton wins high percentages in the “Old South” region, and Sanders equals or wins elsewhere. Also that […]

The backstory and nexus of the murder of Berta Caceres

Drugs, Dams, and Power: The Murder of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Author: Roger Hodge Friday, March 11, 2016 6:50 PM

EARLY IN THE MORNING on March 3, in La Esperanza, Honduras, unidentified men broke into the home of the environmental activist Berta Cáceres and murdered her. Cáceres was the cofounder of the Civic Council […]

Wherein Ben Carson reveals everything most people deplore

Trump snags former rival’s backing, scraps Chicago rally

CHICAGO/PALM BEACH, Fla. | By Emily Flitter and James Oliphant CHICAGO/PALM BEACH, Fla.- Mar. 11, 2016 – U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled a campaign rally Friday night amid security concerns just hours after the Republican front-runner earned the endorsement of a former rival who […]

Been There, Done That

The American Way of War as a Do-Over By Tom Engelhardt – Mar. 2016


With General John Campbell’s tour of duty in Afghanistan finished, a new commander has taken over. Admittedly, things did not go well during Campbell’s year and a half heading up the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) there, but that’s par […]

Microsoft Hegemony: Windows 10 – mimics The Borg

Microsoft spams corporate users with messages denigrating their IT departments via Cory Doctorov on Boing Boing – Mar 2016


If your company hasn’t “upgraded” your computer to Windows 10 — a tendril of surveillance capitalism masquerading as a “free OS” — you may start receiving messages from Microsoft telling you that your IT department […]