Monthly Archive: July 2016

Jul 31 2016

Sunday Train: Washington State Labor Council support Steel Interstate Feasibility Study

Sunday Train has long supported the Steel Interstate concept … but Sunday Train is “merely” an online activity composed of my online blogging in various forums and your discussion in various forums. However, since 2013, I have also been involved in the advocacy of the Steel Interstate concept in a more direct collaboration organized by …

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Jul 31 2016

Corbyn on the Economy

Strengthening workers’ rights should be Labour’s priority by Jeremy Corbyn, The Guardian Saturday 30 July 2016 17.00 EDT The economy isn’t working for millions of our people. Real wages have fallen, insecurity and low-paid jobs are spreading, investment is stagnating, corporate scandals are multiplying and Britain is heading for another downturn. Economic failure is a …

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Jul 31 2016

The Breakfast Club (Potter)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Jul 31 2016

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings we present a …

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Jul 31 2016

Formula One 2016: Hockenheimring

First of all, in off, off track news, Bernie Ecclestone’s Mother-In-Law was kidnapped last Friday in São Paulo, Brazil. This is not exactly that unusual as São Paulo saw 2 or 3 cases a week in the early 2000s, but that number had declined in recent years. The ransom is reportedly $36.5 Million which, if …

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Jul 30 2016

Pure Spite

Look, the fact of the matter is that Alberta Tar Sands are no longer economically viable. About a year’s worth of Global demand in superior product is now in storage on land and floating in reconditioned tankers (many were mothballed) at sea. And when I say superior product you have to remember that extracting usable …

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Jul 30 2016

Health and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share …

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Jul 30 2016

Alone In The Kitchen With An Old Frenchman

Recently French chef Jacques Pépin turned 80 and retired. Over the years, he educated viewers of Public Television on how to cook and, something that no other cooking show host has done, techniques in the kitchen with wisdom, humor and a smattering of French lessons. As Gilad Edelman wrote in a Slate article, this man …

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Jul 30 2016

The Breakfast Club (Growing Up and Not Old)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Jul 29 2016

Six More Criminal Indictments In Flint Lead Poisoning Scandal

First, let me point out that word “Criminal” in the title. That means people could and should go to jail. Hard time. Orange Jumpsuits and Tin Cups on the Bars time. Good. They poisoned nearly 100,000 people, 8,000 of them children under 5 years old, 62,000 of them Minority (to be fair, 38,000 of them …

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