Dems Rip President Obama for Going ‘AWOL’ on Mortgage Crisis

The Hill - Leading House Democrats are accusing the Obama administration of ignoring the lingering mortgage crisis and threatening tens-of-millions of Americans with foreclosure in the process. The lawmakers – encouraged by Obama's mention of mortgage-relief in his address to Congress last week – were quickly deflated just days later when their efforts to learn …

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RECIPE: Awesome Eggy Okra

Eternity Eats - Talk about something that’s lip smacking good…try this out.  It’s a Autumn treat called Awesome Eggy Okra.  It’s crispy, crunchy and oh so savory.  You can serve this as a side dish, or for veggie lovers, it’s perfect as a deliciously filling entree.  Click here for recipe.

A Woman Among Warlords: Marc Adler on the Joya Story

In her book, A Woman Among Warlords, Malalai Joya speaks out on the real purpose of the United States’ occupation, and the war’s disastrous consequences. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Marc Adler @ The Bloody Crossroads - The Afghanistan war is not the good war we should have fought instead of Iraq.  It is not about making us safer …

Mental Health In America: A Forgotten Crisis Persists

Mark Adler @ The Bloody Crossroads - Social worker Shulamis Lieber claims “the only people benefiting are the insurance agencies:” Shulamis Lieber, a social worker from New York City who works for a nonprofit called The Institute for Family Health and specializes in mental health for HIV patients, is on the front lines of America’s …

September 11th: Shock, exhaustion and lingering questions about what really happened

"Operation 911: American Trinity #12" by Max Eternity Max Eternity - A decade after the World Trade Center terrorist attacks of September 11th, many questions remain about what really happened.  In an August 25th article published at the New York Times, entitled "C.I.A. Demands Cuts in Book About 9/11 and Terror Fight," the article's author, …

Architects + Artisans: Mike Welton on Richard Meiers Harbor Springs house

Architects + Artisans' Mike Welton @ Dwell Magazine - It took nine months before Michael McCarthy and Marcia Myers fully realized what they’d actually purchased in Harbor Springs, Michigan. “We saw this white house listed on the Internet with a lot of glass looking out at the lake,” says Myers, who, along with her husband, …