Tuesday’s Tidbits – 3/29/11


Alternet: The Real Story of Our Economy: Why Our Standard of Living Has Stalled Out:

So why did all this start about the time I entered the work force and comes to a head in my later work years?? and the questions is am I better off now than then?: Leopold

Truthdig: Shooting From the Lip:

Once again Eugene Robinson echoes my sentiments! From the article:

In that same interview, Gingrich completed the final full twist in a “flip-flop-flip” maneuver that would have merited perfect 10s in an Olympic diving competition—demonstrating why he should never, ever be allowed anywhere near the Oval Office.

: Robinson

Think Progress: (Corrected) Senators: ‘Women Will Die’ Without Planned Parenthood Funding

Some Senators, including Republicans Scott Brown (MA) and Lisa Murkowski (AK), who have broken with their party, are fighting for contuinued funding for Planned Partnerhood. A letter sent to Vice President Biden recently signed by 20 Democratic senators explained the stakes from the letter:

“More fundamentally, without the care Planned Parenthood provides — without access to Pap smears, pelvic exams and breast exams — women will die,” the senators said.

:Planned Parenthood

Think Progress: EXCLUSIVE: DeMint Tells ThinkProgress He Wants To Strip All Federal Employees Of Collective Bargaining Rights

That’s right to more collective bargaining rights for ANYONE! All those unions do is cause trouble for our ruling class!: DeMint

Right Wing Watch: Santorum: It Is Our “Obligation” to Make Our Civil Laws “Comport With God’s Laws”

How about if laws just comport with what is ethically and morally right! :Law

NPR: Put Those Shoes On: Running Won’t Kill Your Knees

So a while back I got out of my normally breakfast routine, missing the strawberries, blueberries and walnuts. I put back the blues and the strawberries, but not the walnuts! Just last week I put some walnuts back and better continue to do so!!:NPR