25 Jun 2011

One Girl Can Change the World:
Saudi Women Driving

http://youtu.be/acaxGZVOeTE

Saudi women are defying the legal ban on driving – June 17 kicked off the campaign asking Saudi women to get behind the wheel in support of freedom.

Please support Women2Drive on facebook – they really seem to appreciate the encouragement.

 

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19 Dec 2010

Dark Times…And Yet

Darkest time of the year…and yet, there is still beauty. There is still joy. There is still something wonderful coming. And if we have lost this sense of awe and purpose, then we shall have to go out and find it again.

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26 Oct 2010

Lloyd Chapman: What Obama Could Do Now

The federal government has a goal of awarding 23 percent of the total value of its purchases to small businesses.  It is not currently meeting that goal.  A recent study by the American Small Business League  (ABSL) found that small businesses only receive between 2 and 6 percent of federal

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16 Oct 2010

Your Thoughts – What Obama Could Do Now

We are gathering ideas for decisions President Obama could make right now, without waiting for Congress or anyone else. Here is a resource gathering together the posts that have been written to date by such folks as Glenn Greenwald, Jane Hamsher, Alan Grayson, Bill Black, and James Galbraith: What Obama

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26 Aug 2010

Candidate Proposes During TV Debate

Politicians are always talking about their new proposals. This one’s a little different. As seen on Peter Daou’s blog. Youtube link here

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22 Aug 2010

Elizabeth Warren: Got a New Sheriff Rap Video

Warren’s got a posse; it’d be nice if she could count on the president to join it.

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07 Jun 2010

Regional Oil Spill Response Plan – What BP Knew Might Happen

Next time BP whines about “who could have known?” the answer is: they could have, and they did.

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07 Jun 2010

Regional Oil Spill Response Plan – What BP Knew Might Happen

Next time BP whines about "who could have known?" the answer is: they could have, and they did. See Karen Dalton Beninato‘s expose with inside information leaked by someone with a conscience. [www.neworleans.com] Highlights: (1) They knew in the worst case that oil would hit the Louisiana shore within 30

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20 May 2010

BP’s New Solution: Top Kill – Can It Work?

The latest proposed solution to the gulf oil spill is so-called “Top Kill”, which could begin as early as Sunday.

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19 May 2010

BP’s New Solution: Top Kill – Can It Work?

The latest proposed solution to the gulf oil spill is so-called "Top Kill", which could begin as early as Sunday. Not sure BP knows what it’s doing, other than a masterful PR job. Here’s what FDL writer Oilfieldguy had to say about the Top Kill idea on May 8: Okay,

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