Saturday, February 27, 2010
OpEdNews - Article: Temple Grandin: Helping the animals we can't save: "Throughout her career as an animal-science professor at Colorado State University and a consultant to the American Meat Institute, Grandin has worked to improve animal-handling systems at slaughterhouses--markedly decreasing, although never able to stop completely, the amount of fear and pain that animals experience."
Friday, February 26, 2010
VIDEO: Anthony Weiner Owns it on House Floor; Becomes My New Favorite Congressman « SpeakEasy: "Wednesday morning, Rep. Anthony Weiner, Democrat of Brooklyn, N.Y. was repeatedly chastised by House decorum masters for correctly and quite passionately asserting that the Republican Party is a “wholly-owned subsidiary of the health insurance industry.”"
Right wing slams White House for meeting with atheist ‘hate groups’ | Raw Story: "'Over 13 percent of the population is considered 'non-religious,' and this includes millions of atheists, freethinkers, humanists, rationalists, and other citizens,' Buckner said. 'We are committed to the separation of church and state and to equality for non-believers in the political arena. Religious speakers must not continue to be given special privileges.'"
Americans Rise Up Against the Supreme Court Decision to Create Corporate Frankensteins | | AlterNet: "Meanwhile, Americans of all political stripes have risen in overwhelming opposition to the court's contortion of both the Constitution and common sense. In a Washington Post-ABC poll published last week, 85 percent of Democrats, 81 percent of independents and -- get this -- 76 percent of Republicans reject this act of gross judicial overreach."
Thursday, February 25, 2010
OpEdNews - Article: "Post Racial"? I Don't Think So: "Here's the truth: when the electoral high and hype wore off America woke up to the fact we had elected a black man for president. And then right wing America decided nothing he did could be right. We're living in a country where tens of millions of so-called conservatives would rather embrace outright and absurdly silly paranoid lies, go bankrupt, fail, lose our place in history and saddle ourselves with virtually infinite debt than work constructively with a moderate, decent, smart, kind and honest black man".
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Rachel Maddow Praised: 'Some Of The Finest Commentary Available On Cable TV': "'She is largely eloquent and in command of the English language on a level one is not accustomed to in television commentary,' he writes."
Judge Alex Kozinski: The Fourth Amendment is Gone. "Welcome to the fish bowl." - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine
Judge Alex Kozinski: The Fourth Amendment is Gone. "Welcome to the fish bowl." - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine: "This is an extraordinary case: Our court approves, without blinking, a police sweep of a person’s home without a warrant, without probable cause, without reasonable suspicion and without exigency—in other words, with nothing at all to support the entry except the curiosity police always have about what they might find if they go rummaging around a suspect’s home. Once inside, the police managed to turn up a gun “in plain view”—stuck between two cushions of the living room couch—and we reward them by upholding the search."
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
OpEdNews - Article: America's First Suicide Bomber: "Indications are that Joseph Stack was sane. Like Palestinians faced with Israeli jet fighters, helicopter gunships, tanks, missiles and poison gas, Stack realized that he was powerless. A suicide attack was the only weapon left to him."
Liquidating the Empire by Patrick J. Buchanan: "It is preposterous to argue that all these bases are essential to our security. Indeed, our military presence, our endless wars and our support of despotic regimes have made America, once the most admired of nations, almost everywhere resented and even hated."
Monday, February 22, 2010
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Feds Wanted Private Data on Visitors to Liberal News Site | Dailycensored.com: "the Justice Department ordered Indymedia to keep quiet about the subpoena."