Looking for good, fresh, seasonal produce that tastes as good as it looks? Want to support your local (small, organic) farm but don’t know where to find it? Do you know what a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is? Want to find a farmer’s market in your area? Better yet, want to order said produce online?
For answers to these and other questions, check out Local Harvest.
I mean, it’s just so cool!!
Today’s “Daily Mislead”:http://www.misleader.org/daily_mislead/Read.asp?fn=df05182004.html is a beautiful example of irony. A factory in Canton, Ohio touted in 2003 by Our Fair President as an example of how tax cuts for the rich will affect “the future of employment”:http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/04/20030424-3.html has been “shut down”:http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/stories/2004/05/17/daily1.html by its owner, putting 1,300 people out of work. I’m sure it’s a comfort to the people of Canton that their former employer will receive more in tax cuts than all of them combined.
The new Stephen Spielberg / Tom Hanks film “The Terminal”:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0362227/, as strange as it may seem, is based on “an actual person”:http://www.snopes.com/travel/airline/airport.htm living at Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris.
Last year, TrueMajority and a whole group of other organizations urged Congress to stop funding the nuclear “bunker buster” bomb. The budget was cut in half. Now the Bush administration is trying to get it funded again.
“Tell Congress the answer is still NO”:http://action.truemajority.org/ctt.asp?u=176780&l=608.
The chairman of our Military Advisory Committee, Vice Admiral Jack Shanahan (USN, ret.) literally had his finger on the button. Here’s what he’s got to say:
Ever wonder what happened to all those important news stories you should be hearing about on Fox?
Well, I found the (memory) hole down which they stuff all that info.
This site picks up the important news stories that were carried by maybe one outlet and then surreptiously dropped. It can load a little slowly — I think it’s getting a lot of hits . . .