Another Thanksgiving holiday tradition is The Last Waltz. I was living in the Bay Area at the time and fantasized about winning tickets to the concert.
|By: Lloyd Chapman Thursday November 27, 2014 6:40 pm|
I just won a landmark legal victory over the Pentagon yesterday. I’m forcing the Pentagon to release information that will prove they have cheated American small businesses out of hundreds of billions of dollars in federal subcontracts over the last 25 years.
Using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), I requested the most recent information submitted to the Pentagon’s “sham” Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (CSPTP) by one of the Pentagon’s largest prime contractors Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. The information I requested will clearly indicate the Pentagon is cheating American small businesses out of billions.
|By: DSWright Thursday November 27, 2014 5:20 pm|
In an awkward vote at the UN both the US and Canada as well as Ukraine voted against a resolution that condemned the glorification of Nazism. Ukraine has a complicated history with Nazism especially as it has neo-Nazis within the new power structure in Kiev, but the US and Canada would seemingly have no trouble condemning the glorification of a regime they successfully fought against in World War II.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday November 27, 2014 4:00 pm|
Most Americans work more than the population in any other wealthy country. Americans are also increasingly likely to work at night and on the weekends. Thanksgiving used to be one of the few holidays, when a person could count on not working and being able to spend with family. Now, with Black Friday becoming a two-day capitalist bonanza, poor and working class employees are having to report to work or face the possibility of being fired.
|By: CTuttle Thursday November 27, 2014 2:25 pm|
Bibi is merely pandering to his faltering hard-right base, meanwhile, it’s tearing Israel apart…!
|By: Ruth Calvo Thursday November 27, 2014 12:59 pm|
The community that began with Southern Dragon’s Lakeside Diner continues. Today we collect news from outside the usual, and renew the discussion.
The killing of an Afghan policeman has been avenged by his family in the western Afghanistan province of Farah. His mother, a daughter and daughter-in-law took up arms to retaliate after his was killed.
|By: DSWright Thursday November 27, 2014 11:25 am|
With the Black Friday protests looming, Walmart workers in Oklahoma decided to take a bin set aside for people to donate food to impoverished Walmart employees and have it dropped off at one of the Walmart heiresses homes. Alice Walton inherited a fortune from her father and founder of Walmart Sam Walton. She has an estimated net worth of $35 billion thanks to her inherited Walmart wealth making her one of the richest people in the world.
|By: Elliott Thursday November 27, 2014 9:59 am|
It isn’t Thanksgiving if you aren’t stuffing a turkey with Arlo.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 27, 2014 8:27 am|
Change has come about because organizations spent years working to produce a shift in public opinion then using the initiative process to bypass reluctant politicians. Change has come almost exclusively from the grassroots.
|By: DSWright Thursday November 27, 2014 6:55 am|
hough Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch made it clear he had no interest in prosecuting the man who killed Michael Brown, he did release the evidence he presented to the grand jury which included Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson’s sworn testimony. Wilson also provided a detailed explanation and justification for his actions in an interview with ABC News where he said he had a “clean conscience” and denied that the situation with Brown could have been handled any differently.