One week after DontComply.com staged one of its biggest headline grabbing events, a mock shooting in a gun free zone, the group hosted its annual Feed the Need event in Dallas. The group fed and provided warm clothes to hundreds of homeless people in defiance of a city ordinance which requires a permit and fee to feed more than 75 people.
When I was a kid the best TV show was “Happy Days”, starring a Jewish guy who played an Italian guy who could get all the girls just by banging on a bathroom door. Ok, whatever. But still childhood fantasy. Then when I was a little older the best TV shows were about “nothing” and about a group of “friends” who lived in amazing apartments. Now the best TV shows (and they really are the best) are about meth dealers who kill people, ugly mafiosos in NJ, and a guy who sells ads who cheats on his wife and lies to everyone else. Oh, and now a show about a guy who throws a pretty girl in front of a subway and then becomes President of the United States (uhh, should I have said “spoiler alert”?). The scary thing about the last show is the number of people who are now saying, “yeah, that’s how it really is”. James Altucher What Happened to All the Laughter?
By Elliott Wave International: In this new interview, our Chief Energy Analyst, Steve Craig, explains that although eyes are on the upcoming OPEC meeting, market psychology is what really makes crude prices ebb and flow.
By Democracy Now! – On Wednesday, ExxonMobil shareholders rejected a series of resolutions calling for climate action. It was the first Exxon annual meeting since a series of revelations that for decades the company covered up its own scientific findings linking rising carbon emissions to dangerous climate change. For more, we’re joined by Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org. His recent piece for The Guardian is headlined “Let’s give up the climate change charade: Exxon won’t change its stripes.” McKibben was once arrested in a one-person protest outside an Exxon gas station, where he was holding a sign that read: “This pump temporarily closed because ExxonMobil lied about climate.”