MainLine Peace Action/DelMont PDA

September 29, 2010

Move Your Money!

Filed under: environment — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 5:36 am

It’s interesting to note that PNC bank, of which we have a local branch, is a major financier for the mountaintop removal strip mining companies.  Move your money!  See the next post about Credit Unions.

Move Your Money To A Credit Union

Filed under: economics — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 5:29 am–LE-by-Lee-Patton-100507-76.html

September 23, 2010

Great White House Fights

Filed under: American Empire — Tags: , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 10:26 am

In case you missed it, this is an article in Tuesday’s NY Times about Bob Woodward’s new book.

September 22, 2010

About The Rich And Taxes

Filed under: economics — Tags: , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 9:01 am

Sometimes the Letters to the Editor in the Times are among the best things on the editorial page.  Today is such a day.  Note especially the quotation from G.K. Chesteron.

Medicaid Ranks Swell As Jobs Disappear

Filed under: 25% solution, economics, Medicare — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:41 am

Requests for help from Medicaid have grown 56% in the last ten years as more and more families and seniors reach out for help.  It makes a good case for the 25% solution – funding our communities by cutting military spending – and Medicare For All – a health system free of the profit motive.

September 20, 2010

The Rich Are Different

Filed under: economics — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 8:06 am

Our favorite economist writes about the white-hot anger among the rich.  There’s talk of raising their taxes!  You’d better read it, Muffy.

September 19, 2010

1,450,000 Uninsured Children In Pennsylvania

Filed under: Medicare, Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:02 am

The number of people without health insurance is growing rapidly nationwide, with one of the largest increases in Pennsylvania.  Thousands of people die every year because of missing healthcare or go bankrupt and lose their homes because they try to pay medical bills.

September 18, 2010

And Now, This Word From Elizabeth Warren

Filed under: economics — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 9:51 am

Our favorite bureaucrat tells us about her new job.

Afghanistan As Farce

Filed under: American Empire — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 5:54 am

Except that farce is funny.  Our friend John Grant looks at the Afghan corruption problem (clear it with Karzai!) and Sudan.  Sudan?  Get used to it.

September 14, 2010

Yes, Smedley, War Is Still A Racket

Filed under: American Empire — Tags: , , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 9:59 am

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