Thursday, November 11, 2010

Finger Wag

I'm pretty sure a finger wag isn't going to do the trick.

Only, if only, a law would have been passed to prevent such egregious greed. Oh, yeah.... right.

This is the point where I'm suppose to clap louder.

Health Insurance Profits Soar, Dem Calls For Rebates:
"WASHINGTON -- Health insurance profits are skyrocketing in 2010 compared to last year's returns and the outgoing chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees the companies is calling on them to return the profits to consumers in the form of premium reductions."
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No one could have predicted....

Exclusive: Multiple independent lab tests confirm oil in Gulf shrimp | Raw Story

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Damn cool.

The Abandoned City Hall Subway Stop Now Open To Tourists (PHOTOS)

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You think the coming war over water is going to be bad.

The end of chocolate? : The Thin Green Line:
"Cocoa can only be grown close to the equator, mostly in West Africa, and farmers there lack incentives to replant the trees as they die. Cocoa trees take three years to mature. Small-scale producers of the delicious stuff earn just 80 cents a day selling to the mega-corporations that control the market."
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2 comments:

davyproctorboy said...

Spice wars! Banana republics! I may be essentially a pacifist, but we must fight for our chocolate access.....Chocolate!

JPW said...

Your comment has the makings of a Banana Split, Davy. ;)