31 Mar 2009

Does anyone know where the love of blog goes
When the words turn the minutes to hours

By the time you read this, it will be April 1, 2009.And on this day, as was foretold in The Email of Sacking & Kthnxbai!, back-stabbing douche Roger L. Simon will have shoved his PJM affiliate bloggers out of the nest

86
31 Mar 2009

Late Late Nite FDL: Taxman

The BeatlesTaxman.  Originally aired in 1967 on The Beatles Saturday morning tv show.

What’s on your mind tonight?

200
31 Mar 2009

Engaging Iran, Rethinking Border Security, and Blindsight

Is there room for change in US policy in the Middle East? Paul McGeough and Hamid Dabashi discuss the possibilities. A documentary about Tibetan teenagers and their remarkable journey. And does border security mean anything?

0
31 Mar 2009

Swing and a Hiss: Ann Coulter Loses the Anti-Abortion Crowd

Who’d thunk that Ann Coulter could alienate the Far Far Right?!

115
31 Mar 2009

The Waxman-Markey Green Jobs Bill Isn’t Perfect, But it is Absolutely Necessary

Representatives Henry Waxman and Ed Markey Tuesday at long last made public a discussion draft of the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). Some are calling this the opening shot in the battle over what the United States will do about global warming. Rep. Markey, not one who is prone to understatement, told a conference call for environmental bloggers Tuesday that this is “the beginning of an incredibly intense period of political debate in our country.” Speaker Pelosi amplified this sentiment, explaining that “there’s an inevitability to this that everyone has to understand.”

Join us on the flip for a discussion of why this bill is so important, what the good and bad provisions are, and how this may play out over the next several months.

12
31 Mar 2009

Concerned Women for America's slanted poll makes me crazy

crossposted on Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters According to People for the American Way's Right Wing Watch, Concerned Women for American sent a survey to its members asking their opinions on the so-called “impact of the radical homosexual agenda in public schools.” You have to see these questions. They are

20
31 Mar 2009

Melanie Sloan Joins AIG, Goldman and the Dee Cee Village Idiots

Melanie Sloan and CREW oppose Ethical Rules for Corporate Lobbyists who want Recovery Funds

5
31 Mar 2009

Hey Hollywood, What’s With Stiffing Your Peeps?

Blame it on the economy, but Hollywood players are not being payers.

Queen Latifah just got sued by two of her glam squad for a cool $1 million total in unpaid bills, while Courtney Love is being sued for breach of contract (plus Twitter- and myspace-based defamation of character and intentional infliction of emotional harm; please stop her before she facebooks!).

Meanwhile, American Idol is being accused running a sweatshop. Maybe being a waitress isn’t so bad afterall

CLove, latiffa, americna idol

0
31 Mar 2009

Please, Mr. President- Help People Like These

Update: Addie Polk passed away today. It seems sadly and tragically appropriate to repost my diary from October 2008. A Heartfelt Plea, To Whomever Wins This Election   by: Louise Mon Oct 06, 2008 at 21:20:20 PM EDT Please- help people like Addie Polk, who fortunately will survive. Help people

0
31 Mar 2009

What the Scope of the IG Report on Warrantless Wiretapping Tells Us

From the scope of the IG report into the warrantless wiretap program, it seems the investigation is inadequate. But it does tell us more about the program.

24