Monthly Archives: March 2012

US – Race Politics – Trayvon Martin Case – The Only Real Race is the Human One – 31 March 2012

I heard a disturbing statistic about race today. It turns out, most criminals come from the human race. And most of their victims are other humans. Isn’t it about time we did something about these humans? If someone comes to … Continue reading

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US – Economy – Bureau of Labor Statistics – Measures of Unemployment – 30 March 2012

http://www.bls.gov/webapps/legacy/cpsatab15.htm  Yesterday I was having a discussion on here with my cousin Mike and someone else he knows about measures of “labour underutilisation” (wow, I really got a chance to use my Canadian spellings on that one!) The unemployment rate, … Continue reading

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US – GLBT Rights – National Organization for Marriage – “Noncognitive” Celebrity Endorsements for Marriage Inequality – 29 March 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/28/nom-gay-marriage-glamorous-noncognitive-celebrites_n_1386458.htmlNoncognitive! Translation: “Stupid.”(Note: This term is not used by the Huffington Post author to _describe_ the members of this organisation. This term is used _by the members of the organisation_ to describe their ideal spokespersons. They’re actually looking for pretty, … Continue reading

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US – Wisconsin Recall – Enough Signatures for Walker Recall – 29 March 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/29/scott-walker-recall-wisconsin-election-signatures_n_1389229.html?ref=topbar Bring it. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. This is the way to change the world. It’s one part out in the streets, and one part at the ballot box. Wisconsin is your model, folks.

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US – Race Politics – Trayvon Martin Case – Geraldo Rivera Hoodie Comments – 29 March 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/27/geraldo-rivera-apology-trayvon-martin-hoodie_n_1382814.html?ref=mostpopularWell, he sort of apologised. He didn’t mean to hurt anyone’s feelings, but he still is of the same offensive opinion. But let’s be fair to Mr. Rivera here – I’m willing to give him props for having included, in … Continue reading

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Europe – Austerity – Spain – Sovereign Debt – General Strike Underway – 29 March 2012

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17545174Just in case any of you had missed this. Perhaps something like that could happen here? Well, to be fair, Spain situation is a lot more drastic…to the tune of a majority of those of employment age but under 25 … Continue reading

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