Get Me My Damned Flying Monkeys! NOW!!!!

If this is true, and I suspect that it is, then it makes me very, very angry! Vacant Houses Outnumber Homeless People in U.S. Posted on Dec 31, 2011 There are more than five times as many vacant homes in the U.S. as there are homeless people, according to Amnesty International USA. Since 2007, banks have shuttered about 8 million… Continue reading

Apple’s Ca$h Re$erve Exceeds Fed Ca$h Re$erve!

Yes, apparently it’s true. U.S. Treasury now has an operating cash balance of $73.8 billion.  Apple has $76.2 billion. So the world’s most valued technology company surpasses the fiscal resources of the world’s failing super power.  This is truly an interesting time—when transglobal corporations are more powerful than the major governments of the world. Nationalism will probably continue to diminish… Continue reading

Profit & Safety

If this TED talk by toxicologist Susan Shaw isn’t depressing and a powerful call to arms, then nothing is. She begins by mentioning the chemical industry, which is all but completely unregulated, and how many chemicals can be found in our bodies.  In Europe, the numbers are vastly, vastly lower.  The worst offender:  flame retardant.  It’s in everything you can… Continue reading