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Amazon.com reached an agreement with the State of California legislature, so the Silver Buzz Cafe Store is back. :-)


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Should The President Release His Dental Records?

Should the President stall other conspiracy theories by releasing ALL of his personal records? [...]

Obama’s Citizenship In Pictures

We’ve created a timeline of President Obama’s citizenship for the benefit of Donald Trump and his “Birther” friends. [...]

Republicans Insult And Harass 9/11 Responders Who Need Health Care

How low can they stoop? The GOP is insulting 9/11 first responders by denying them specialized health care unless they agree to have the FBI check their personal details against the Terror Watch List beforehand. [...]

Natural Gas Industry Releasing Over 650 Toxic Chemicals Into Our Environment

The latest report from the House Energy and Commerce Committee contains even more worrying evidence that the natural gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing (“frac’ing”) is damaging our environment. [...]

The GOP Prescription For Medicare – Placebo Or Poison Pill?

The Tea party wants to kill off Medicare. The GOP is soft peddling the Ryan Plan for Medicare overhaul, making it sound more like a free lunch rather than privatization. Is the GOP plan a placebo or a poison pill? [...]

The Ryan and Obama Deficit Reduction Plans Compared

It’s clear, from looking at the two deficit reduction plans that are currently under consideration, that the Tea Party and the Republicans don’t care about middle class Americans. They are intent on driving them into a feudal system. [...]

An Alternative Way To Cut The Deficit

There’s no single solution to government overspending, the deficit and the national debt, but the way to do it needn’t hit the middle classes even harder than we’ve been hit for the past forty years. [...]

A Look At The GOP’s Proposed Budget Cuts

The GOP and Tea Party are trying to force budget cuts that target woman and children while removing protections for our food, air, water and health. They’re also hitting efforts to create jobs and improve our infrastructure. Today we take a closer look at their agenda. [...]

Squeaker Boehner and the Government Shutdown

Poor House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)! He’s being squeezed dry by the Tea Party extremists who want to make a point by getting the government shut down. He’s found a way out though… [...]

Bye Bye Beck!

Beck’s daily show on Fox’em News won’t be renewed next year. Hooray! [...]

The GOP Plot To Privatize Social Security

The GOP wants to privatize Social Security by handing the funds over to Wall Street to gamble away. They have a game plan laying out how to sell their strategy to voters that involves offering an “alternate reality!” [...]

So Be It – Axing Government Jobs – Part 3 – Social Security Administration

In the third article in our series on ways that the GOP might make cuts in government jobs we look at the Social Security Administration. [...]

Beyond Pointing – Part 7 – Transocean Rewards Its Executives

In a stunning abuse of statistics, Transocean, the company that was running the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded and killed 11 workers, has awarded bonuses to its executives citing 2010 as “the best year in safety performance in our company’s history.” [...]

Tea Party Sets Out To Axe Medicare and Medicaid Benefits

The Tea Party and GOP say that they want to overhaul Medicare and Medicaid to save taxpayer’s money. That’s what they say, but it’s far from the truth. These bullies are simply trying to rob the poor, the needy and seniors to line the pockets of their corporate masters. [...]

Tea Party Endorses Gaddafi For 2012 Presidential Run

The Tea Party Summit surprised and delighted followers last night when they announced their choice of Colonel Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi as their preferred candidate for the 2012 Presidential Elections. [...]