Thursday, January 26, 2012
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Richard (RJ) Eskow: Death of an Ordinary Housecat: There's nothing to see here. Move along. Nothing, that is, but this report of a minor incident in Russellville, Arkansas: "Democratic Congressional candidate Ken Aden's campaign manager returned home to find his family pet slaughtered, with the word 'liberal' painted on the animal's corpse."
OpEdNews - Article: A Family's Cat Is Murdered In the Name of Politics and Conservatism: Our public discourse has sunk to such depths that a cat has been murdered in Arkansas, apparently for political reasons. The perpetrator, it seems, supports a Republican who is known for his strong "pro life" stands.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Kentucky pastor asks God to trim budget - Freedom From Religion Foundation - FFRF.org: "Government officials represent more than just Christians; they represent all their constituents including atheists, agnostics, Jews, Muslims, Wiccans, Hindus and other minority religious views. Your active participation in Christian prayer in your official capacity unabashedly promotes that religion over other religions and over nonreligion."
Sunday, January 22, 2012
EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Fear is the psychological weapon of choice for totalitarian systems of power. Make the people afraid. Get them to surrender their rights in the name of national security. And then finish off the few who aren’t afraid enough. If this law is not revoked we will be no different from any sordid military dictatorship. Its implementation will be a huge leap forward for the corporate oligarchs who plan to continue to plunder the nation and use state and military security to cow the population into submission.