[Boy did I have this wrong. I was so sure, just from the context, that he’s a Republican, I didn’t check before I clicked “publish” a few minutes ago. Well — guess what? . . .]
DON’T SAVE THE CHILDREN
Nicholas Kristof tweets: “West Virginia had an admirable program to break the cycle of […]
Boy did I have this wrong. I was so sure, just from the context, that he’s a Republican, I didn’t check. Well — guess what? . . .
DON’T SAVE THE CHILDREN
MUST-SEE THREE MINUTES
I know nothing about the “common core” curriculum. But after watching this, I’m so so so for it.* No matter how cherry-picked those interviews may have been (let us pray), you will still be amused and appalled. (Thanks, Mel!)
THE NIGHTLY SHOW
I assume you watch Jon Stewart every night. It’s […]
Seen this one? Love has no labels. Three minutes. Too good to miss.
And have you heard what George Takei had to say about the Indiana law Republcans enacted that lets businesses deny service to gays (or Jews or whomever) if dealing with such people offends their deeply held religious beliefs? “If you have to […]
All my best books were written by other people, beginning with David McClintick’s 1982 Indecent Exposure — look! my name in the center of the front cover of a New York Times best-seller! — and now, as I stall and stall trying to find the energy to deliver the TED recap I’ve been promising . . .
. . […]
But first, in response to yesterday’s post:
Bob: “Really? Hillary, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley and Elizabeth Warren — if they are president and we are attacked … God help us all. We can only hope that the remaining 98% of the voting population that is not uber-liberal will do the right thing.”
☞ This […]
I know: TED. Just so much! Maybe Friday.
In the meantime . . .
Victor: “Did you see this piece? ‘There’s A Reality About Hillary Clinton That Many Liberals Need To Face.’ Sounds like he has been reading your blog.”
So it does. Though, frankly, as a Hillary fan (and neutral until we […]
For weeks before an election that could have hiked the minimum wage, reformed immigration and revitalized our crumbling infrastructure — at once boosting the economy and strengthening the nation — all the media could focus on was Ebola.
The death toll among those contracting it here? Zero.*
(November would also have been a chance for the 92% […]
By now it’s a Republican Party tradition: Every year the party produces a budget that allegedly slashes deficits, but which turns out to contain a trillion-dollar “magic asterisk” — a line that promises huge spending cuts and/or revenue increases, […]
There is some slim but real chance you’ve not yet watched this 9-minute clip, in which Ferguson meets Benghazi and Fox News literally explodes in shame. Or would, that is, if it had any.*
*All of which would be little more than laughable if they and right-wing talk radio hadn’t done so much […]
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If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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