One hundred fifty one years ago today the pivotal battle of the Civil War was fought, as Union soldiers succeeded in holding off Confederate charges on Little Round Top at Gettysburg. If the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment had been overrun by southern troops, the Confederacy may very likely have prevailed in the Civil War, […]
Photo by George Frey The radical right here in America now boasts two fresh heroes: Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling. With their eager penchant for plainspoken hypocrisy and outright bigotry, they ought to be a swell choice for the Tea Party/Republican presidential nomination come 2016. First, good old boy Cliven Bundy rode heroically onto the […]
An aging population means a more diverse electorate. By Clark Williams-Derry on November 27, 2012 at 9:15 am Flickr – myJon Yesterday’s Seattle Times brought news of a trend that will shape the Northwest electorate for decades: the steady increase in the share of minority voters. Compared with some parts of the nation, the Northwest […]
“(T)he feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.” “I know this is painful for the ladies to hear, but if you get married, you have accepted the headship […]
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McKenna aide: ‘Shut up and speak English’ Kathlyn Ehl, a policy advisor to McKenna, sent out the following tweet on Jan. 25: “shut up and speak english #asians.”
Caught this on Juan Cole’s Informed Comment this morning.
Lots of coverage of the republican primaries out there. Few signs of intelligent life in that pile of smoking offal. Going to move on. There must be more important stuff going on. Oh, here we go: Chris Hedges has a good piece in Truth Dig about the NDAA – National Defense Authorization Act – and […]
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I got email from DOJ – civil rights division that two NO police officers were sentenced in the killing of Raymond Robair: Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 15, 2011 Two Former New Orleans Police Officers Sentenced in Connection with the Death of Raymond Robair WASHINGTON – Two former […]