Letters of Note: Part of this world, part of... →
Gene Wilder is a genius. Read his letters to Mel to get a rare inside look at this talented man’s mind.
In many respects, the financial crisis never ended,” says Phil Angelides, the...– http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/business-economy-financial-crisis/money-power-wall-street/next-week-how-the-financial-crisis-never-ended/
It looks like the gov't really wants to control...
Remember how exciting it was to STOP SOPA AND PIPA? Well, now the House of Representatives has passed a new little effer to the Senate: CISPA. Almost makes me think of Chispa… but I really can’t imagine the government having chispa… CISPA is better than SOPA, but the fact that Facebook recommends it makes me wary. Facebook doesn’t really care much about our privacy. So we...
Who's responsible for the decline in median...
According to Politifact (do I have to explain why they’re credible?), median incomes have fallen about 3 percent between 2000-2008, and just under 6 percent between 2000-2010. Basically, we’re making less money than we used to. This is clearly a huge concern because products and services continue to become more expensive. Anyway… I honestly don’t think it’s fair to...
Did you know that by consistently raising the interest rates on student loans, the federal government earns $6 billion each year? Simply freezing the interest on student loans at 3.4% will cause the federal government to “lose” six billion dollars every year. Can you believe they’re profiting off of college students this grotesquely? It’s not like they even invest that...
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This tumblr will serve to collect all of the interesting things I find while I do research. I spend most of my time researching politics and causes, and I would like to share my findings in an interesting way. This forum will ONLY cite credible sources and credible pieces of information. Nothing on this cite will be regurgitated willy-nilly. Please enjoy.