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  • Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz No Campaign Contributions

    08/24/2011 1:56:30 PM PDT · by Wurlitzer · 12 replies
    FOX News Neil Cavuto | 8/24/2011 | Neil Cavuto FOX
    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on today's Neil Cavuto show states he is unsatisfied with politicians ability to run the country and wants all corporations to withhold campaign contributions to both parties. Already many companies have decided to withhold their contributions.
  • Thorium: Answer to our Elec Energy Needs?

    09/01/2010 8:13:28 AM PDT · by Wurlitzer · 67 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | Aug 29, 2010 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    If Barack Obama were to marshal America’s vast scientific and strategic resources behind a new Manhattan Project, he might reasonably hope to reinvent the global energy landscape and sketch an end to our dependence on fossil fuels within three to five years
  • Indy cop kills while drunk: Cover up

    08/20/2010 9:26:49 AM PDT · by Wurlitzer · 8 replies
    LINK only to IndyStar | Aug 20, 2010 | Jon Murray and Vic Ryckaert
    Cop kills biker in accident while drunk and police cover up. Search for link as IndyStar is not proud enough of their work to allow excerpts /article/20100820/NEWS02/8200335/Straub-The-system-failed-in-cop-s-arrest
  • Hill's $nub of U.S. companies in purchase of crystal stemware is clear

    03/15/2010 1:00:51 PM PDT · by Wurlitzer · 6 replies · 521+ views
    New York Post ^ | March 15, 2010 | GEOFF EARLE
    WASHINGTON --- Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department is spending $5.4 million to buy fine crystal stemware for American embassies -- but it won't give the US economy much of a boost. The contract was given to a tiny Washington, DC, interior designer, which in turn subcontracted the crystal work to a Swedish firm -- snubbing such US companies as the famous manufacturer in Clinton's own back yard, Steuben Crystal of upstate Corning. Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/hill_nub_of_ny_firm_is_crystal_clear_FYR65jDt5RHnO4X4CLOaFL#ixzz0iHEnM3xb
  • How does a town change counties (NY State)

    09/26/2005 5:46:25 AM PDT · by Wurlitzer · 13 replies · 266+ views
    Wurlitzer
    In Erie County NY we are facing a 50% property tax increase over the next 2 years. In addition, various fees for just about every county related activity are to be raised. The 1% sales tax increase is still a possibility. This is being done to reduce (not eliminate) the huge deficit the county has built up for years.Our town, is as far away from the government service tit suckers (Buffalo) in the county as you can get. Everyone I have spoken to in my area would love to become part of the county located to our East, which would...