Tag Archive: American politics

R is for “reblogged”…

Unfortunately the WP “reblog” function, from the “reader” page hardly ever works…

So, instead, check out this post of May 17, 2012 from Ha! Tea ‘n’ Danger.
Thank you, Peter Parkour for your ALWAYS timely and thought provoking posts!

Having watched that, I the discovered this interesting piece from “The Young Turks”, also of 5/17/ 2012.

Other related articles:

from Grace Wyler, TED refuses to Post Talk by Nick Hanauer

The Young Turks at Current TV

VAWA Infographic

ThinkProgress – The Progress Report

VAWA = Violence Against Women Act of 1994
Republicans chose to vote against a renewal of the act, created their “own” version, leaving several affected segments out of the realm of protection. Purpose? Just to flex a little (‽‽‽‽) political muscle. A partisan move, really.

So what else is new, right‽‽‽

Related Article: Progress Report

Eric Alterman: What Liberals Want From Iowa’s Caucuses

Dec 31, 2011 4:45 AM EST

What a liberal should wish for in Tuesday’s Iowa caucus: maximum GOP chaos.

Well, this is odd: 62 percent of those surveyed say they’re optimistic about what 2012 will bring for the country according to a survey published Thursday. But if you listen to the Republican presidential candidates scrambling around Iowa this weekend, America is not headed to hell in a handbasket. We are already there. Our Kenyan-born, socialist, anti-colonialist, white-hating, teleprompter-reading president is delivering us there according, undoubtedly, to Satan’s plan. More…


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