Tag Archives: Christian Science Monitor

Closing tax loopholes for billionaires

I don’t have the time or desire to put together a long post tonight on how our American tax code is unnecessarily complicated, and favors the super-rich. To do it well would be a daunting task, and I’m not up for it at the moment. What I am up for, however, is passing along this […]

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Praying for Obama

According to the Christian Science Monitor, there’s a new slogan taking root on the fundamentalist right. It’s “Pray for Obama: Psalm 109:8”. Some of you may recognize the Biblical reference. Psalm 109:8 is commonly translated as: Let his days be few; and let another take his office. So, folks advancing this slogan aren’t so much […]

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American Clean Energy and Security Act

Today, Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-California) and Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) unveiled a draft of their their bill to address climate change. Called the American Clean Energy and Security Act, the legislation sets out primarily to do three things – develop sources of clean energy, boost energy efficiency, and both cap and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The following […]

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