Browsing All posts tagged under »United States«

‘Paris is pricey, but it’s the best city for students’

January 18, 2014


Every year thousands of students come to France to study and most of them head to Paris. Giving us the lowdown on student life in the capital this week is American Anne Waldrop, who says even on a budget Paris is the place to study.  The famous Paris Sorbonne University and left Anne Waldrop enjoying […]

The “middle class” myth: Here’s why wages are really so low today

January 1, 2014


Want to understand the failures of the “free market” and the key to getting a decent wage? Here’s the real story By:EDWARD MCCLELLAND/Salon Let me tell you the story of an “unskilled” worker in America who lived better than most of today’s college graduates. In the winter of 1965, Rob Stanley graduated from Chicago Vocational […]

Dollar Madness on 12 & S

December 20, 2013


It was coming and long overdue, I had to let go of my blue dustpan.   It was abused over the years ,walked on, sat on,  its been a part of my household for over four years now.(wiping a slow tear) But I had to let Betsy go.. (yes it has a name!) I have […]

Kevin Johnson Vs S.T.O.P (Round 1?)

December 14, 2013


By CityFella As the Sacramento County Department of Voter Registration and Election begins to validate signature collected by Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork(STOP) . Sacramento’s Mayor Kevin Johnson started a new round or words saying S.T.O.P and not the city should pay the estimated  $100.000 to validate the signatures. Is the mayor suggesting the city’s dollars […]

Brian Hounslow didn’t realize he was in the Women’s Restroom at Wal Mart

November 27, 2013


When you gotta go and go right now, you have certain expectations.  If your 61 year old Beth Davis  your not expecting to see a nude man in the women’s restroom of a Tulsa,Oklahoma Wal Mart at 830 in the morning. According to police documents, the grandmother of eight saw 37 year old Brian Hounslow  amusing his […]

Dave Wilson, the cut and paste Black Man

November 12, 2013


By:CityFella Hoodwinked, scammed, bamboozled and down right pissed  is the feeling shared by some African Americans who voted for Dave Wilson in Houston Texas.   If your Dave Wilson, your chuckling (the experiment was successful) Dave Wilson is well known in Houston Politics.    In 2001, Wilson successfully pushed a city charter amendment barring benefits for the […]

First, same-sex marriage. Now, same-sex divorce

November 5, 2013


By:Georgialee Lang/O Canada com     In 2004 Canada took its place as the first country in the world to grant a divorce to a same-sex couple.  This was not surprising since Canada was one of the first countries to legalize same-sex marriage, an event that saw hundreds of gay and lesbian couples from around […]

Why is it always a white guy: The roots of modern, violent rage

November 3, 2013


EnlargeJames Holmes, Timothy McVeigh, Adam Lanza (Credit: AP/RJ Sangosti/Ho) Excerpted from “Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era” Joe Stack had simply had enough. Every time this fifty-three-year-old independent engineer and software consultant from Austin, Texas, had set aside any money at all for retirement, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seemed to change […]

The United States Government, slashes food by 15% for its poor citizens

November 1, 2013

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Volunteers gather food at the New Hampshire Food Bank in Manchester, N.H., to be delivered around the state. The temporary increase in food stamps expired Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help them put food on the table every month won’t stretch as far as they have for the past four […]

If your a fan of “Top Gear” Check out ” The Fast Lane Car”

October 24, 2013

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I love cars, fast cars, big cars, Cars..     I’ve had a subscription to a car magazine since I was fifteen. There are few shows devoted to cars on TV. Motorweek (aired on PBS) has been around for more than thirty years.   Car reviews are common place on You Tube and Vimeo . […]


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