News and opinion from around US-opolis for Thursday, March 31, 2011.
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
But they didn't, did they? Some succumbed to Lee Atwater's Southern Strategy; others became Reagan Democrats. Most watch Fox News now. Why?
Much of what I’ve learned about politics I learned in the duck pond. Sounds strange, I know, but keep reading. So it’s a normal day at the duck pond… birds singing, dogs playing in the park behind me, blue sky...
Four major tobacco companies were subpoenaed and steadfastly refused to budge an inch that they knew cigarettes were addictive and were killing people. They all claimed they did not believe this.
Then they start bitching about what he didn't say and should have said, and how he should have said what he did say differently. They twist and turn and bend and break down and analyse and parse his every word.....
We knew that if we wanted -- if we waited one more day, Benghazi, a city nearly the size of Charlotte, could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world.
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Monday, March 28, 2011.
Censorship? Surely there are few things more revealing of a reactionary mindset, some would hasten to assure me. Why, censorship can be identified with all the cruelest dictatorships, the most oppressive regimes, the most hardcore religious fundamentalists, etc. This is indeed true.
McCarthy pulls out a sheet of paper he claims has the names of 205 people working in the State Department who are all Communists. He tells the audience that these names have all been brought to the attention of the Secretary of State and he knowingly refuses to do anything to address Communist activity in our own State Department.