Daily Archives: January 11, 2012

Keeping ‘Your World’ Private – Turning off Google New Private Search Results (from ACLU)


Keeping 'Your World' Private - Turning off Google New Private Search Results (from ACLU)

Keeping 'Your World' Private - Turning off Google New Private Search Results (from ACLU) (click here to access the article)

Occupy Wall Street returns to Zuccotti Park (from CBS NEws)


Occupy Wall Street returns to Zuccotti Park (from CBS NEws)

Occupy Wall Street returns to Zuccotti Park (from CBS News) Click here to access the story)

To The Barricades…Not! (from Michael Moore)


To the Barricades ...NOT!

To the Barricades ...NOT! (Click here to find out more)

Laid-Off Steelworker : Mitt Romney and Bain Capital Profited by Shutting Down Kansas Steel Plant


Laid-Off Steelworker : Mitt Romney and Bain Capital Profited by Shutting Down Kansas Steel Plant

Laid-Off Steelworker : Mitt Romney and Bain Capital Profited by Shutting Down Kansas Steel Plant Click here to find out more)

As Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney comes under fire in New Hampshire for touting his business experience, we look at how his private equity firm, Bain Capital, drove a Kansas City steel plant into bankruptcy, leading to some 750 layoffs and a federal bailout. Bain still walked away with millions of dollars in profits. We speak with Reuters reporter Andy Sullivan, who covered the story, and with Joe Soptic, a steelworker who lost his job at Kansas City’s Worldwide Grinding Systems steel mill after 28 years.
(Source:  http://www.democracynow.org/2012/1/10/laid_off_steelworker_mitt_romney_and)

Democracy Now: Live Stream of Today’s Show (January 11, 2012)


Democracy Now: Live Stream of Today's Show

Democracy Now: Live Stream of Today's Show 9click here to find out more)

Today’s Birthday: Alexander Hamilton (1755)


Alexander Hamilton (1755?)

English: US Postage Stamp, 3c, 1957 issue, Ale...

Image via Wikipedia

Pictured on the US $10 bill, Hamilton was an American Founding Father and the first secretary of the treasury. Differences between Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson led to the rise of political parties, with Hamilton heading the Federalist Party and Madison and Jefferson leading the Democratic-Republican Party. In 1804, Aaron Burr challenged Hamilton to a duel, and though Hamilton opposed the practice and had even lost a son in a duel, he agreed and was mortally wounded. Why did Burr challenge him? More… Discuss