Tech Tuesday: How To Submit Comment To FCC Proposed Net Neutrality Rules


  In case you’ve lived under a rock, the government, in all it’s wisdom, has approved internet ‘fast lanes’. What this does is allow internet companies to offer ‘tiered internet speeds and pricing levels’ for companies and consumers. Guess who is getting the fast lanes, sweetpea. It’s not you so you can watch American Idle…… Continue reading Tech Tuesday: How To Submit Comment To FCC Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

Repost: Open Letter to President Obama and his Response


To:  President Barack Obama, United States, president@whitehouse.gov Greetings from Seattle, Washington, Mr. President, everyone.  This winter of ’10-’11, long, bleak and dreary, weighs heavily on the Nation. It is apropos for the country’s mood, economic outlook and health.  Not that the Nation is full of pessimistic self-doubters.  Very much to the contrary, the Nation is…… Continue reading Repost: Open Letter to President Obama and his Response

Where are the Jobs, then?


Big businesses, conglomerates, millionaires and billionaires have had roughly 10+ years of the lowest tax rates and/or no taxes to create and sustain American jobs so the middle class can live and thrive. Well, where are the jobs? Republicans have cried and wailed for years that taxes would hurt and strangle job growth and the middle class if…… Continue reading Where are the Jobs, then?

Open Letter to President Obama: Education, Employment, Health and Welfare


> To:  President Barack Obama, United States, president@whitehouse.gov        Governor Christine Gregoire, Washington, governor.gregoire@governor.wa.gov         New York Times, editorial@nytimes.com         Mr. Frank Blethen Seattle Times, dboardman@seattletimes.com         Council on Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, info@crccertification.com         Department of Vocational Rehabilitation in the States of Missouri info@vr.dese.mo.gov, Nebraska VR.InfoLincoln@nebraska.gov, Texas            DARS.Inquiries@dars.state.tx.us, Washington ruttllm@dshs.wa.gov         Department of Veterans Affairs,…… Continue reading Open Letter to President Obama: Education, Employment, Health and Welfare

USDA: School Lunches, Food Stamps Not Part of Obesity Epidemic


Overweight Food stamps, school lunch and other public nutrition programs do not contribute to an obesity epidemic affecting millions of children and adults, despite blame levied by critics, U.S. and academic officials said on Thursday. The Agriculture Department programs will cost about $73 billion in fiscal 2009. They range from school milk to food stamps…… Continue reading USDA: School Lunches, Food Stamps Not Part of Obesity Epidemic