Watching the Teabaggers ponce, preen and pontificate for the better part of last year, and ending with their recent convention, I'm always struck by the fact that they and their ilk have channeled Thomas Jefferson as their Founding Father...

Americans United

554
We need to start a movement, a splinter group from the Democratic Party. I am not talking about “media” or “profits” but am talking about starting a movement that somehow...
With the growing abuse of the filibuster and Democrats unwilling to take the strong action necessary to fix the economy and regain the public trust, with the airwaves and cable increasingly dominated by the demagogic likes of Fox News...
As everyone probably knows by now, the great Tea Party Convention is in full swing this weekend in Nashville. A whopping 600 teabaggers are gathered to hear their leaders, and are especially excited to hear Sarah Palin. The convention kicked off...
Tonight, Bill Moyers had a marvelous episode which I can't recommend enough. The first segment was about the SCOTUS decision and the impact on our democracy. http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/02052010/watch.html With pro and con voices. http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/02052010/watch2.html The second segment I found the most intriguing, with a doctor...
This morning I happened upon an article dated January 21st, 2010 from the East Valley Tribune about a meeting of religious leaders regarding immigration. The Arizona Interfaith Network is hosting the event, which will begin with a prayer service, followed...
Taking Action Against The SCOTUS Decision! A couple of weeks ago I posted in the Time Out..O/T post an alert from CREDO Action Alert and asked everyone to sign the petition.  The petition was on for a FCC hearing. The hearing...
Corporations Are People Too! or How to Explain The Supreme Court's Derangement to Your Child   by Dr. Suits   On a winter's day in two thousand ten A decision was made by five crazy men Their words were all heard by the little boy, Trent Who then asked...
                                                      "Politics As Unusual"  We have been privileged to become witness to two political events in 14 months that most of us never imagined would happen in our lifetime. The elections of Barack Obama and Scott Brown. Two men who each in their...

Time For Action!

63
We just had a 1-2-3-4 combination of punches and we're reeling. 1. The election of Brown and the loss of a Dem 60 vote majority in The Senate. 2. The concession that HCR will not be passed. 3. Pres. Obama's choosing "bipartisanship"...

RECENT POSTS

Democracy Or Autocracy: Which Do You Want?

0
If Trump manages to win, Trump’s retribution will not be limited to what he does here in the United States. He will partner with Putin, Xi, and Kim Jong Un, and the world order as we currently know it will for sure become the despotic nightmares we read about back in High School in 1984, Fahrenheit 451, The Hunger Games, and Handmaid’s Tale.