Posts Tagged ‘ceiling’

What should we do about the debt ceiling, and why should you care?

OMG! The DEBT CEILING FIGHT is back. Many of you may be asking yourself: what the hell is the debt ceiling? In brief, it’s the limit on how much the government is allowed to borrow to pay for what it already owes on bills Congress has already agreed on and enacted — not for legislation […]

Surreal photos from Texas’ sub-zero weather: A frozen fish tank and icicles on a ceiling fan

A winter storm brought record breaking temperatures to Texas this week, with Sunday seeing thermometers drop to lows of 0F (-18C). As many as three million Texans were still without power or heating on Wednesday, due to the continued surge in demand — and ongoing power outages. Temperatures have not been so low in Texas […]

The glass ceiling preventing a Hamas-Israel calm

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The Royal Family Quietly Broke Down A Glass Ceiling That Was 500 Years Old

143 Shares The Queen’s Guard is an elite military force that is charged with keeping the Queen of England safe. They’re also the ones that millions of tourists see every year performing the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s Guard, or something like it, has existed since Henry VIII created the Sovereign […]

Post-op patient disappears from bed, found dead two weeks later in hospital ceiling by renovation crew

     “All we wanted was for him to get help.” These are the words of a Kayamandi family in Stellenbosch, who say mystery surrounds the discovery of their 61-year-old relative’s body in a ceiling of an isolated area of the Stellenbosch Hospital. He had undergone surgery. Father of six, Teteteke Gqotsi, was found 13 days […]

Dead cow hanging from ceiling draws outrage at Aussie pizzeria

Vegan activists strip off for ‘bloody’ London protest (VIDEO) The Friesian-Hereford cow is hanging from the ceiling of Etica restaurant in Adelaide in order to call attention to the industrialization of the farming industry, according to owners Federico and Melissa Pisanelli. “It’s talking about how the industry has become industrialized, and how it’s moving in […]

Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling By rp_admin White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel famously counseled politicians to never let a crisis go to waste. Sadly, this week President Trump and congressional leaders of both parties showed that they have taken this advice to heart when they attached a debt ceiling increase and […]

Trump Signs $15 Billion Harvey Relief Bill, Raises Debt Ceiling

President Trump on Friday signed a $15 billion Hurricane Harvey relief bill that includes a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling and funding to keep the government running for the next three months. Earlier Friday, the package passed in the House of Repreentatives by a 316-90 vote, with all opposing votes coming from Republicans. Congress […]

Looking for deliberate radio signals from KIC 8462852

“We either caught something shortly after an event like two planets crashing together or alien intelligence,” said Dr. Gerald Harp, senior scientist at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, referring to the baffling … Source Article from

Cop Harasses Disabled Veteran for Legally Parking in Handicap Spot

Isaah James had all of his documents to prove that he was disabled and he had his handicap placard clearly visible on the dash of his car. He never expected that a cop would waddle over to him and begin harassing him. James is a 28 year-old Veteran of […]

The Trap of Debt Economics

24th October 2015 By Alan Adaschik Guest Writer for Wake Up World Money is a medium of exchange and the study of its use is called economics. In days gone by bartering was the order of the day. If you had corn and wanted wheat, and I had wheat and wanted corn, we would decide […]

How The Released TPP Agreement Will Affect You

As the details in the TPP agreement become known, the worries mount. The BATR RealPolitik Newsletter October 8, 2015 edition, TPP Deceitful Deal is Done, has a number of significant articles on the TPP agreement and links to the recently released sections of the document. ~ James Hall Finally, the opportunity to examine the particulars […]

Senate Attempt To Block Debt Ceiling Increase Fails: Debt Target Is Now $15.2 Trillion, Or Over 100% Of GDP

Zero Hedge Sept 9, 2011 Earlier today we observed that absent immediate action by the House and Senate to enact the critical $500 billion debt ceiling expansion, the US would run out of Keynesian dry powder as soon as Monday. There is no longer a need to worry. According to the Hill, an attempt to […]

Peter Schiff says no ceiling for gold prices

Peter Schiff says gold is more than just another precious metal. According to the president of Euro Pacific Capital, gold is a thermometer for the economy. And with gold prices at a high of $1851 an ounce, the economy isn’t getting any healthier. “Gold going up every day is saying that the economy is sick. […]

Lost in the Debt Ceiling Debate: The Legal Duty to Create Jobs

by Jeanne Mirer and Marjorie Cohn,   The debate about the debt ceiling should have been a conversation about how to create jobs. It is time for progressives to remind the government that it has a legal duty to create jobs, and must act immediately – if not through Congress, then through the Federal […]

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