VastLeft has posted the first installment of videos he shot from OccupyBoston on his site. Not surprisingly, Part I is a great vid. Excellent citizen journalism!
(My apologies if someone has already posted on this, but I didn't see anything when I looked around. Ah well, it deserves to be posted more than once anyway!). Read more about VL Talks to OccupyBoston
This one says it all:
Banking giant HSBC posts $11.5 billion profit, announces plan to slash 25,000 more jobs
Despite the historically historic progressively progressive miraculous miracle that is
HeritageCare RomneyCare ObamaCare, some people have to empty their pocketbooks—and more—to get needed medical care.
Femaleness is not some grotesque trait to be mocked; it’s not some character flaw; it’s not some weirdo political stance that is ripe for ridicule. And if you can’t criticize a woman’s politics without mentally subjecting her to the porn-film/inflatable-doll/nutcracker treatment, then you’re a goddamn sexist twit.
The same goes for age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, weight, and other personal dimensions that ought never be used to diminish someone's legitimacy as a person. Read more about What Violet said
Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel -- and it must remain undivided.
What's behind this change? Read more about What's up with Obama's call for Israel to return to 1967 borders?
The tenor of the immediate reaction to news that U.S. forces have killed Bin Laden shows an America deeply thirsty for closure not only for the 9/11 attacks but for other miseries and fears of the early 21st century.
On social networks, one sees platitudes implying or outright stating that everything America has done in the wake of 9/11 has been worth it. It's being hailed as a triumph by and for Bushists and Obamists alike. The zeitgeist seems to be "It's all good. USA, USA!" We're all jingoists today. Read more about If OBL's demise is a sea change, what will it change?
By popular request, I've opened a store for 2L4O (Too Left for Obama / Too Liberal for Obama) items besides the original T-shirt.
The place to go for 2L4O shirts is still http://www.2L4O.com, while other items are available at http://www.cafepress.com/2L4O. Read more about 2L4O buttons, stickers, magnets, etc. now available
Even at this late date, the completely undefined a|the "public option" is written about there as if it meant something concrete (other than in the sense of a concrete block used to deep-six single-payer discussion and awareness).
Once again, where are the answers to these six simple questions? Read more about It's always April Fool's Day when FDL writes about HCR