16 Mar 2009

You Don’t Talk To Me

Taliban to you: How many times do we have to say we’re not going to negotiate?

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16 Mar 2009

Louisiana: unarmed, black, 73-year-old cancer survivor shot dead by police

Post-racial America my *ss. This incident occurred in Homer, Louisiana. (Howard Witt, Chicago Tribune): On the last afternoon of his life, Bernard Monroe was hosting a cookout for family and friends in front of his dilapidated home on Adams Street in this small northern Louisiana town. Throat cancer had robbed

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16 Mar 2009

Another Giveaway? The Sad Truth about the Geithner TALF Plan

I confess that I find it difficult to find much difference between the actions of the Treasury under Bush and Paulson, and those under Geithner. In both cases job one seems to be to bail out bankers and give money to private investors, not to fix problems in a sustainable fashion which looks after taxpayers.

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16 Mar 2009

The Last Survivor: An Introduction

Documentary film focusing on four different genocide survivors

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16 Mar 2009

We Got That P.M.A. We Got That Attitude

Jack Murtha does, at least

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16 Mar 2009

Pension Pain Begins

Some Wisconsin pensioners may face up to a 40% reduction in their benefits.

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16 Mar 2009

BREAKING: NYAG Cuomo Subpoenas AIG

President Obama has said he wants every legal angle pursued in stopping these bonuses from going out—do you think he had this in mind?

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16 Mar 2009

Obama Outrage: Holder to Pursue Every Legal Avenue to Prosecute Cheney and Bush for Crimes of Torture

Obama Outrage: Holder to Pursue Every Legal Avenue to Prosecute Cheney and Bush for Crimes of Torture

A Headline we need to see

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16 Mar 2009

NC U.S. Senator Richard Burr on Obama: 'tremendous athlete' but I won't dine with him

Ah, yes. Liddy’s gone…can’t wait to bounce this tool out of office.  From the N&O’s Under the Dome: U.S. Sen. Richard Burr wouldn’t mind watching basketball with Barack Obama. The Winston-Salem Republican was recently on the Charlotte sports talk show “Primetime with the Packman.” Repeating a question from the Democratic

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16 Mar 2009

Franken-Coleman Update, 03/16/09: Odds and Sods

While we wait for the Election Contest Court to issue its rulings on this case, here are a few appetizers to keep you occupied:

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