This Bureaucrat's 4 Hour a Week 'Job' and 6 Figure Salary Epitomizes the Corrupt American Empire|
|The cushiest government job of all might belong to Jeffrey Farrow, executive director of an obscure federal agency called the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (CPAHA).|
Established in 1985, the CPAHA is tasked with preserving and protecting monuments and buildings "associated with the foreign heritage of U.S. citizens abroad."
Farrow ... (more)
Colbert's Comical Interview With Joe Biden|
Stephen Colbert sure is funny, in this video from his new show he helps Joe Biden kick off his presidential run by introducing the career politician as the most "genuine" person in the world, then helps him launch his campaign on the death of his son.
The interview is some of the most shameless political hackery I've ever witnessed in my life, nonetheless the media and public ar... (more)
Warren Buffett: Some Citizens Don't Fit in a Market-Based Economy, So We Send Them to Afghanistan|
|Warren Buffett, the mega-billionaire investor who is ranked one of the wealthiest people in the world, recently told Bloomberg TV there is a place for citizens who cannot find their way in a rigged crony capitalist system steered by an elitist oligarchy. Zero Hedge quotes the “Wizard of Omaha” as follows:|
You want everybody educated to their pot... (more)
Not 'Serious' and 'Ridiculous': Edward Snowden Unimpressed with Both Trump and Clinton|
|Though still living under asylum in Russia after leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents to journalists more than two years ago, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden dipped his toe in U.S. presidential politics during an interview segment with Al-Jazeera that aired on Thursday.|
Asked by UpFront host Mehdi Hasan about comments made about him by the current Repu... (more)
Placing Their Bets Early, DC Lobbyists Put Biggest Money on Clinton|
|Though the presidential election is more than 14 months away and competitive primary races for both major parties are in full swing, lobbying firms in Washington, DC and the people who work for them are so far placing their political bets on the establishment campaign of Democrat Hillary Clinton and to a slightly lesser degree Republican Jeb Bush.|
According to an analysis of filings from registered K Street firms by The Hill, Clinton and Bush combined have received approximately $... (more)
St. Louis Taxpayers Need Not Approve Of Sports Stadium Built With Their Money, Judge Decrees|
|From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:|
The city does not need voter approval before spending tax dollars on a riverfront stadium, a judge ruled Monday, jumping another hurdle in the race to keep the National Football League in St. Louis.... (more)
Circuit Court Judge Thomas Frawley declared invalid the city ordinance requiring a public vote, calling sections “too vague to be enfo
Court Forces Christian Bakery to Serve Gay Weddings|
|A Colorado court has ruled against a Christian bakery who refused to decorate a gay wedding cake.|
In a ruling released Thursday, the Colo. Court of Appeals said the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Jack Phillips, violated the state’s ‘public accommodations’ law by refusing to bake a cake for a gay couple in 2012.
“Phillips believes that decorating cakes is a form of art, that he can honor God through his artistic talents, and that he would displease God by creating ca... (more)
Batesville, Indiana Mayor Arrested For Patronizing Male Prostitute, Prostitute Arrested For Failing To Disclose HIV Status|
If there's anything worse than being the Mayor of a small town and getting caught with a male prostitute, it has to be finding out the male prostitute you just had sex with is HIV positive and failed to tell you.
Such is the unfortunate fate which befell Mayor Richard C. Fledderman (D) of Batesville, Indiana.
Toxic Fallout Continues as Colorado Mine Spill Declared Three Times Larger Than Stated|
|The spill which sent toxic waste from an abandoned mine into a Colorado waterway last week released three million gallons of contaminates into the state's 126-mile Animas River--not one million, as previously announced, according to new estimates by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).|
As the orange-hued sludge kept flowing through Colorado and into the San Juan River in New Mexico on Monday, the fallout from the massive accident continued to spread, with communities declari... (more)