$1.6 million dollar settlement agreement entered into by the DoJ and Kaplan 'University', the blood bank for the Washington Post

The following is the Department of Justice’s announcement from July 22, 2011 that they have finally settled the qui tam suit with whistleblower and former employee, David Goodstein and one other whistleblower regarding the fraud called Kaplan University and in this case the ‘Surg Tech’ program which was the subject of the qui tam, or […]

Where Is Klaatu When We Really Need Him?

The U.N. revised its population growth trends upward today.  We used to think the world would have 9 billion by the year 2100.  Now it is 10.1 billion, but I don’t think so.  True, some of the developed countries like the US, Britain, and Denmark have picked up the pace, but when you are starting […]

What's it all about, Alfie?

It is not about spending.  But then we know that, look at the tax breaks for the super rich.  It is not about jobs because shutting down the government will KILL the economy.  So, what’s it all about, Alfie? Republicans are refusing to budge on these ideological demands: • No federal financing for Planned Parenthood […]

The Washington Post and its blood bank, Kaplan University: EduGate

The recent article I found regarding the New York Stock exchanged Washington Post Company came out of Bangalore,  the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka .  It was published on February 23rd, 2011 and was carried by Forexyard.com, the on-line trading network.  The Washington Post, as you will read, would never carry such an […]

How did Las Vegas, Diseneyland and Hawaii get the California Welfare handouts

The monies that are released in various government programs, in this case California, are government moniess designed to help the most needy, the devastated working class and the continuous unemployed.  Yet these funds seem to always end up in the silk pockets of the rich corporations and their minions.  In this case chronicled below, it is due to the […]

It's High Time Hillary Passed Out Lollipops In This Country

Our Secretary of State, H.R. Clinton just promised another one half billion dollars in aid to Pakistan “Aboard her plane from Pakistan, Clinton said U.S. efforts to convince deeply skeptical Pakistanis that American interest in their country extends beyond the fight against Islamist militants appeared to be gaining ground. To boost that shift, she announced […]

Wisconsin public schools hit hard by the policies of capitalism: as public funding for schools falls state by state: All good news to the privatizers out to strangle the public sector

From Larry Miller’s blog: July 5, 2010 Many Wisconsin School Districts Hit Hard By Economy School Finance State aid to schools expected to drop Eleven local districts will receive more than 10% less funding By Amy Hetzner of the Journal Sentinel July 1, 2010 General state aid is expected to decrease for more than half of […]

If Iran had attacked the Gaza aid ships instead of Israel, can you imagine the vicious US corporate media spin?

source, with video. In violation of international law, Israel boarded and fired upon civilians in international waters attempting to deliver medical supplies and life-necessary materials to Gaza. Ironically, Gaza is the world’s largest concentration camp; collectively, unlawfully, and lethally punished by Israel. Kourosh Ziabari wrote a brilliant factual article and analysis asking this question: What if […]

University of Phoenix Settles Fraud Complaint for $78.5 Million

You’ve seen their commercials all over the web and on television.  The ConsumerAffairs.com website has page after page of complaints from  students detailing their history of abuse and exploitation at the hands of University of Phoenix and its parent company-The Apollo Group.  It also has, on the very same page-a google advertisement from University of […]