In Dineesh D’Souza’s newest (and awful) “psuedo-documentary”, on September 11, 1777 (yeah! 9/11) General George Washington is gunned down by a British assassin and in the next few moments we see the Statue of Liberty and the Faces of Mt. Rushmore crumble like dust into the air
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We are “responsible for the greatest trust ever confided to a political society.” (Patrick Henry) But as polling demonstrates the American Public has shirked its responsibility in failing to be the informed electorate that John Adams believed was the foundation of any democracy.
ADLIB: If I said 2 plus 2 equals 4, isn’t that the only correct answer?
CRUZ: I can list the names of a number of Republican economists who would disagree with you.
Perhaps the only science Murdoch truly believes in is the calculation of tv ratings and advertising rates.
It is likely that Pres. Obama may make raising the minimum wage a top priority since it would have a direct impact on aiding those with the lowest incomes (and reducing the cost to the government and taxpayers for subsidizing those low wages of greedy corporations) and make for a better economy.
When it comes to voting, you turn your back for a minute, and when you turn around, there could be something very scary that has just been elected!
President Obama has indeed brought bipartisanship to Washington DC…in a chorus against change.
Evangelicals/Dominionists are pursuing a dual strategy on public schools. They want to destroy them and turn education over to private religious schools and in the meantime, they want to control every aspect of public school curricula.
If you think the thinking and policies of the GOP are worse today than ever, imagine what bills Republicans in Congress might come up with in five or ten years.
The long-term implications of shattered young lives, lost jobs, and lost opportunities for so many people cannot be measured. As we find out more details of the story, the circle of victims grows wider.
A quick look into an Irish Presidential debate which I attended on the 20 October.
You start out in 1954 by saying, “N—-r, n—-r, n—-r.” By 1968 you can’t say “n—-r”—that hurts you. Backfires. So you say stuff like forced busing, states’ rights and all that stuff. You’re getting so abstract now [that] you’re talking about cutting taxes, and all these things you’re talking about […]
Welcome to Tampa Liberty School, a Glenn Beck–inspired summer camp that teaches 8-year-olds how to fight The Man At the Tampa Liberty School camp kids ages 8 to 12 learn Tea Party principles along the lines of “America is good. Americans have been sending their kids to summer […]
I believe that socialism is the only system that we may subjugate ourselves to and still be able to call ourselves human and that society will slowly evolve into socialism, followed by the C-word, which I still have an unnatural reflex to.