Twitter Digest: August 27, 2011

  1. Twitter Digest: August 22b, 2011 August 22, 2011 @ 21:32

  2. Capitalists: Socialism never works or Market Socialism out competes Capitalism, which is it? August 23, 2011 @ 09:10

  3. "China criticizes foreign pressure on Syria." Of course they do. China's one-party dictatorship fears a new Democracy Movement in China. August 23, 2011 @ 20:33

  4. Reading the US mainstream news, you'd get the idea that the whole of al Qaeda is in Yemen. Every fighter killed is supposedly "al Qaeda." August 23, 2011 @ 20:37

  5. Because the US won't force out Saleh, all you hear is "al Qaeda in Yemen." The US mainstream news was nearly silent on al Qaeda in Libya. August 23, 2011 @ 20:40

  6. "Assad is next." What about Abdullah? Does he get to remain Saudi dictator because he throws money around, like for putting down Bahrainis? August 23, 2011 @ 20:44

  7. Libya's National Transitional Council will move its headquarters to Tripoli in a few days. That's a little slow. August 23, 2011 @ 21:03

  8. Qaddaffi's compound in Tripoli has been taken over by the new government. August 23, 2011 @ 21:06

  9. China and Russia keep making big mistakes about Arab dictators. It's bad enough that the US is so fickle about it all. August 23, 2011 @ 21:12

  10. Right now would be a perfect time for the Chinese leadership to begin significant democratic reforms in China. August 23, 2011 @ 21:18

  11. Hugo Chavez knows Qaddaffi ordered the shooting of unarmed protesters and threatened a house-to-house bloodbath but still supports Qaddaffi? August 23, 2011 @ 21:28

  12. The PKK is being stupid antagonizing Turkey. It should be focused on building a nation in Northern Iraq and forget about fighting. August 23, 2011 @ 21:39

  13. I favorited a @YouTube video Lara Fabian - Je suis Malade August 24, 2011 @ 11:09

  14. @ ytgv3fc7

    That's the global psychological moment turned into capitulation (@YouTube August 24, 2011 @ 13:41

  15. Libya: Daily Kos vs. Russia Today (RT) TV August 26, 2011 @ 02:19

  16. Help save the Global Habitat: Climate Reality Project. Authorize it on your Twitter and Facebook. August 26, 2011 @ 13:13

  17. EGYPT: Imprisoned pacifist blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad on hunger strike moved to solitary confinement | War Resisters... August 26, 2011 @ 13:52

  18. A wicked combination, not freedom: Brazil, age of consent, 14. Prostitution, legal. via @LaRaeQuy August 26, 2011 @ 14:03

  19. Solar Trees Powering Electric Vehicles August 26, 2011 @ 14:22

  20. "Not sure additional QE would be beneficial [Federal Reserve official] Plosser" It never should have been whether but where: Main Street! August 26, 2011 @ 15:30

  21. Mitt Romney says if elected, he won't restrict CO2 emissions. Then why seek the power of the US Presidency? He's shilling: AGW-denial. August 26, 2011 @ 15:41

  22. Airheads & liars: State Dept. suggests Canada-to-Texas pipeline would have limited impact on the environment. It's limited to disaster. August 26, 2011 @ 15:52

  23. Fed Reserve Chair, Ben Bernanke, flew a trial balloon for a tiny New-Deal-type jobs program? To protect banksters, he'll thinks small. August 26, 2011 @ 16:13

  24. Bull!: "Most of the economic policies that support robust economic growth...are outside the province of the central bank." — Bernanke. August 26, 2011 @ 16:18

  25. US Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says he is "for clean air and clean water." The Tea Party though wants to abolish the EPA & are AGW-deniers. August 26, 2011 @ 16:26

  26. Regardless, why would Domscheit-Berg destroy any submissions? August 26, 2011 @ 16:34

  27. Ripe for framing the innocent too: "Nokia-Siemens Spy Tools Aid Police Torture in Bahrain" August 26, 2011 @ 16:38

  28. Are NYPD officers secretly on the CIA's payroll? "New York, commissioner Raymond Kelly acknowledged that the CIA trains NYPD officers." August 26, 2011 @ 16:59

  29. "NYPD confirms CIA officer works at department" . August 26, 2011 @ 17:00

  30. What's new? Nothing: "Ownership...increasingly concentrated...transnational." Gerald Davis, UofM, Ann Arbor. August 26, 2011 @ 17:20

  31. If this is true, could millions get cancer from Fukushima's fallout? "severely contaminated "hotspots" within" Tokyo. August 26, 2011 @ 17:29

  32. Ideas are plentiful. Getting the Money Masters to shell out is the hard part. They like their tribes. Savvy? August 26, 2011 @ 17:57

  33. Wikileaks: Homeland Security invokes Patriot Act on Assange; seeks server data August 26, 2011 @ 23:05

  34. Saving endangered trees from clear-cutting isn't crime. "modern environmental movement is nothing more than organized crime" — Alex Jones. August 26, 2011 @ 23:26

  35. Alex Jones gives a damn about "carbon tax shutdown of coal plants," not about the old mountains "King Coal" decapitates, polluting wildly. August 26, 2011 @ 23:29

  36. Aren't you sick of ignoramuses and shills worshiping at the oil, gas, and coal altar of greed and shortsightedness? August 26, 2011 @ 23:32

  37. Local Rights, States Rights? Be Careful. "Arkansas: Lawyers say Gould ordinances violate free speech Constitution...... August 26, 2011 @ 23:56

  38. I disagree with Alex Jones on the environment but agree about this: "9/11 Heroes Not Welcome at Ground Zero" Disgusting August 27, 2011 @ 00:10

  39. Ron Paul? Where is the one who isn't a laissez-faire capitalist or an anti-environmentalist, but would get the US out of all the wars? August 27, 2011 @ 00:33

  40. Feminization of boys & men: nonylphenol ethoxylates in clothes mimic female hormones & alter sexual development. August 27, 2011 @ 00:56

  41. Monsanto GM Corn in Peril: Beetle develops Bt-resistance | Food Freedom August 27, 2011 @ 01:19

  42. "Conservatives" claim Obama doesn't have the constitutional authority to pardon "illegal" aliens. Where do they get such nonsense? August 27, 2011 @ 02:01

  43. China & Russia say the US overstepped the UNSC R2P resolution; however, Qaddaffi refused to stop. Fact: He could have complied. August 27, 2011 @ 17:15

  44. So, China & Russia are prepared to let Assad do whatever he wants? I'm for peace, but I wouldn't profit Assad while he murders protesters. August 27, 2011 @ 17:20

  45. Reportedly, locals claim 53 found dead in warehouse in Tripoli were mostly civilians & were executed by Qaddaffi's forces. August 27, 2011 @ 18:03

  46. Myth #1 Mormons don't practice polygamy. Real Mormons do because only Joseph Smith's commandments define Mormonism & he expected polygamy. August 27, 2011 @ 18:31

  47. Myth #2 Mormons are Christians. Only Joseph Smith's commandments define Mormonism, & he was a military commander while Jesus is a pacifist. August 27, 2011 @ 18:33

  48. Most US voters are unenthusiastic about government grants for schooling that don't need to be repaid. They're shortsighted & elitist. August 27, 2011 @ 21:28

  49. "55% Say Their Home Worth More Than What They Owe" How many have been paying for 25 years? August 27, 2011 @ 21:31

  50. "Only 12% Think U.S. Should Step Up Involvement in Syria." What's "Involvement," and how many of them know much about the issues? August 27, 2011 @ 21:42

  51. "Americans increasingly believe government anti-poverty programs cause more poverty." That's why before the programs there was more poverty? August 27, 2011 @ 21:44

  52. Americans "think private companies will do more to create jobs than the government can." The government (We the People) can employ everyone. August 27, 2011 @ 21:47

  53. "49% Say Illegal Immigrants Perform Jobs...Citizens...don't want to do." If they weren't here, wages would go up; but, don't starve them. August 27, 2011 @ 21:53

  54. "54% Say States Should Be Able To Opt Out of Federal Programs." Do they want 50 different nations rather than United States? What's unity? August 27, 2011 @ 21:56

  55. "65% Trust Their Own Economic Judgment Over Obama's." However, those who trust his more can't know his. He's not God. August 27, 2011 @ 22:00

  56. Alex Jones, are you listening? The Environmental Movement is not a bunch of criminals. "King Coal" though i... (cont) . August 28, 2011 @ 00:44

  57. Companies Point Fingers as [Foreign-Exchange] Students Protest Conditions at [Hershey's] Chocolate Plant - August 28, 2011 @ 00:50


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