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Links of the Week 20 March 2009

Top Five
White House Council on Women and Girls – Where’s the News Media At?

Once again the media misses on its coverage on this great newly revived council. Saddened but not surprised :{

Rep. Barney Frank: Is There An Antidote to the Republican Amnesia?

China ‘worried’ about US Treasury holdings
I have to say I saw this coming…okay not really but lets just say I thought about this a few years ago i.e. what would happen if China lost confidence in the US Dollar.

Another twist for the unemployed: Debit Card Fees

There is a lot I could say about this…what I will say is: This is a shame! The greed is shameful!

Tired of Looking for Work, Some Create Their Own

Quote of the Week
“Mother Nature doesn’t do bailouts,” from The Infection Is Near?

Politico
N.M. Governor Repeals Death Penalty in State
I concur with the Governor’s reasoning on this. The system needs to improve before we can even ponder the possibility of trusting it to sentence someone to death.

Women Named to Cabinet, Cabinet Level and Other Top Positions in the Obama Administration

Commentary: Cheney Says U.S. can torture but can’t heal

Biden: Economic confidence returning
I’m still getting used to this 😀 Go VP Biden!

Meghan McCain Fires Back at Weight Critics


Organizing for America Pledge Project

My words to Organizing 4 America: “I think it is time that the United States got back to the basics and supported items that will build a positive foundation for the United States. Investments in the health of her citizens as well as their education are key aspects of that. It is said in sports that fundamentals are key to winning games – it is time for the United States to go back to the fundamentals.”

Health
At least 3 Percent of D.C. Residents Have HIV or AIDS, City Study Finds

En Español

El Príncipe de Asturias vende el “Made in Spain” en EEUU


Fernández condena aumento salarial de funcionarios políticos


Las remesas se desplomarán en todo América Latina este año, sigún el BID

Other
Where Power Lies?


Stop Cussin LLC

I think this is a great campaign for our youth. Young people need to know that there is more than one way to express yourself and better words to do so.

Ning
Create Your Own Social Network – I did!

Rapping Flight Attendant

He’s good.

Milwaukee Bucks tell Charlie Villanueva not to Twitter during games anymore

Twitter is Peaking

Oldies but Goodies
Obama Creates Women’s Council


Some Women Deserve to be Beaten and Raped a Britsh Survey Says

Could this be part of why Chris Brown thought it was okay to go Street Fighter II on Rhianna? Her dress? I remember reading something a few months back about how he did not like how she dressed aka her new “sexy” image.

Michael Moore: Why I’m Not Now and Have Never Been the Democrats’ “Rush Limbaugh”

Commentary: My crush on Michelle Obama

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