What advice would Mitt give to unenrolled left-leaning voters in Massachusetts? … [Read more...]
My ballot: read it and weep.
I did it. One of the pleasures of being an un-enrolled voter in Massachusetts. … [Read more...]
Informed progressives: Shut your damn mouths about Santorum!
Eugene Robinson wrote today in The Washington Post that Rick Santorum could take Republicans down with him. These days, any place that you can find left-leaning commentary has something rightfully slagging Santorum and his extremist … [Read more...]
Newt: Child Labor Laws ‘truly stupid’
A CNN.com article describes Newt Gingrich's new plan to curtail poverty: put children to work: "It is tragic what we do in the poorest neighborhoods, entrapping children in child laws which are truly stupid," Gingrich said. "Saying to … [Read more...]
Barney Frank and The Huntington’s vibrant “Ruined”
In short, the play is heavy - no melodrama here. It focuses on rape, genital mutilation, and how war breeds horrific violence against girls and women. "Savvy business woman Mama Nadi knows how to survive in the midst of the Congo … [Read more...]
If an event similar to today's Tuscon shooting happened in India or Columbia, the headlines would call it what it is: an assassination attempt. Yet here in the US the horrific event is characterized as a typical American fatal … [Read more...]
Fight breast cancer by eating cancer-causing food!
“Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black”
Anti-racist writer Tim Wise crystalizes it: Imagine that hundreds of black protesters were to descend upon Washington DC and Northern Virginia, just a few miles from the Capitol and White House, armed with AK-47s, assorted handguns, and … [Read more...]
Tea Party Activists call Congressmen “F*gg*t” and “N*gg*r”
"Oh, but the Tea Party isn't predicated on racism and bigotry!" TPM: Just after [Rep. Barney] Frank rounded a corner to leave the building, an older protestor yelled "Barney, you faggot." The surrounding crowd of protestors then erupted in … [Read more...]
Quick Thoughts from tblade…
...if anyone is interested, lol. I will never vote for Martha Coakley again, for anything. I was at Deval Patrick's victory rally at the Hynes in '06 and remember hearing speeches from all the big Dems. Martha's AG victory speech was flat, … [Read more...]
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