Monthly Archives: September 2011

I Only Wish Lofgren Quit Sooner

In his “Manual of Parliamentary Practice,” Thomas Jefferson wrote that it is less important that every rule and custom of a legislature be absolutely justifiable in a theoretical sense, than that they should be generally acknowledged and honored by all … Continue reading

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Can We Lock Them Up Here For Being Stupid?

What American ‘Political Prisoners’? An American hiker channels Noam Chomsky after two years in Iranian jail. By JAMES KIRCHICK Imagine you are Shane Bauer, one of two American hikers released from Iranian captivity last week. On July 31, 2009, you’re … Continue reading

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This is Embarrassing…

Indonesia suicide church bomber kills at least one At least one person has been killed and several injured by a suicide bombing at a church in Central Java, Indonesia. Witnesses said the bomber struck as people were leaving the Bethel … Continue reading

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You say tomato and I say tomahtoe…

It’s interesting to note, then, how “Islamists,” such as Zayyat, who appear tenacious about upholding Sharia, sometimes advocate positions that actually contradict it. To understand this phenomenon, one must first understand “Islamism” — a hybrid abomination of sorts, whereby the … Continue reading

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Can We Get An Apology Now?

KABUL, Afghanistan — An assassin with explosives hidden in his turban was ushered into the home of the head of Afghanistan’s peace process on Tuesday, embraced him and then exploded the bomb, killing him and dealing a potentially devastating blow … Continue reading

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There is a good reason you don’t need to check the website “Truthout” everyday

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult Saturday 3 September 2011 by: Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis Barbara Stanwyck: “We’re both rotten!” Fred MacMurray: “Yeah – only you’re a little more rotten.” -“Double … Continue reading

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Answers, I’ve Got Answers

That has got to be one of the most bizarre posts on the internet. You an adult allegedly able to think human literally think a cracker turns into the body of another human being. You have swallowed that superstition hook … Continue reading

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