Category Archives: Politics

Separated At Birth

Joe the Plumber and the Colossus of New York. One is an ugly monster and the other is a very underrated 1958 movie.

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My Politics Summed Up In A Tee Shirt

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Why The Recall Of AZ Sen. Russell Pearce Is BIG For 2012

Rudy Lopez, national field director of politics for the Washington, D.C.-based minority advocacy group Campaign for Community Change, said the campaign against Pearce was a “trial run and a model for a national campaign that’s going to take place in … Continue reading

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Panic of the Plutocrats –

Another excellent Op-Ed piece from Paul Krugman, this one talking about the Occupy Wall Street protests and why they are scaring the hell out of the right wing media, pundits and politicians. The way to understand all of this is … Continue reading

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Rick Perry: Outflanking George W. Bush on the Far Right – The Daily Beast

The thing that’s really scary about this RWNJ is that he’s charismatic. Liberals called George W. Bush a simpleton, but as Michael Tomasky argues, he was deeply informed compared with Rick Perry, who seems to delight in demonstrating his ignorance. … Continue reading

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10 Ways That the Birthers Are an Object Lesson in White Privilege

In an era of racism without racists, the Tea Party GOP Birther brigands provide one more lesson in the permanence of the social evil known as White privilege. Read the story on AlterNet.

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Giffords Campaign for Senate is hinted

Political Memo: A Senate Race in Arizona Waits to See if Giffords Emerges to Run — The New York Times (@nytimes) March 31, 2011

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Loughner and How the Mental-Health System Doesn’t Work – Newsweek

…across America there are thousands of parents of older adolescents and young adults who are terrified that their child’s strange behavior, paranoid rants, drinking, drug abuse, conspiracy fantasies, and other red flags of mental illness will lead to violence… Read … Continue reading

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Climate of Hate – Paul Krugman |

I don’t think having a masters degree in social work gives me an edge in deducing that even though Jared Laughner is unbalanced, the hate that is spewed on talk radio does indeed affect mentally impaired individuals.  Please read Paul … Continue reading

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The Same Person

Are you telling me that this doesn’t explain some things?  Like creating the monstrosity of Palin and his insistence that DADT is wrong?  When Gaston Leroux wrote the novel in 1910, the character of Erik (The Phantom) was 50-60 years … Continue reading

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