Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Something to Know - 22 January

1.  In an article that really rankles the Libertarians, the subject of food in the USA reveals much of who we are and who we are not.  We have plenty of food, but not always the right stuff for those who need it (who get the crappy stuff).  In order to obtain high stature in the way we feed ourselves, it would take government intervention, since it seems the free-market seems to depend on high profits on junk food and other stuff that is not all that good for us.  What does Rand Paul and his gang have to say about that?

2.  Here is the Oxfam study that has people buzzing today.  It justifies the assertions that the greatest wealth in the world is concentrated in just a few hands.  Inequality revealed:

3.  For those who have difficulties in understanding how the world wide web works, here is an article that will really screw you up.  How is it possible that a little itty-bitty house in Cheyenne, Wyoming houses a system set up by a former Ukranian high official have huge chunks of Chinese internet traffic working through shelves of servers in Dick Cheney's back yard?

I think Barack Obama is a one-term President.
-- Dick Cheney

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