(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 8, 2007 The Hoohaa Monologues: Vaginas, Snickers Bars, and a Well Spoken Black Man
There is a deep, sad sickness in America. It is not a new disease. It has no classification in our medical texts. It has been around as long as anyone can remember, and most people simply ignore it as they meander through their daily lives. The disease is prejudice - sexism, homophobia, racism... This disease can be cured. It grows through ignorance and shrinks in its absence.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 16, 2006 War Crimes
The problem lies not in the world seeing these photographs. The problem lies in the policy of the US government to commit war crimes against its prisoners.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 15, 2006 The Law Stands... in the Way of No Powerful Man
Vice President Dick Cheney shot a rich lawyer buddy on a hunting trip over the weekend.
At first, this just seemed like another random moment in the new American bizarro world, and I was ready to move on to more important things. But over the span of three days, several disturbing pieces of information about the incident have been disclosed to the public.
SHARE Saturday, February 25, 2006 The Last Bastion of Free Speech: The Internet
For many of us, the Internet is the last bastion of democratic process in this country. It allows us to communicate, organize, get informed, and stay in touch with the rest of the world.
Dont give up your power.
SHARE Monday, February 6, 2006 Echoes of Fascism: Rhetoric We've Heard Before
According to Dr. Lawrence Britts 14 Defining Characteristics of Fascism, we are in big trouble here in the Disunited States of America. While the American right continues to laugh at our comparisons of Bushs ongoing rhetoric and the rhetoric of fascist dictator Adolf Hitler, it is no laughing matter.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, February 2, 2007 The Most Intelligent Female in America
Cal Thomas wrote a column yesterday talking about how Hillary Clinton is not as adept at spin and whatnot as Bill Clinton was - okay, I can agree with him on that, Bill Clinton was a master...
SHARE Monday, March 13, 2006 The Next Wave: Feminism in the 21st Century, Part II
Due to the egregious abortion ban recently signed into law in South Dakota, which does not allow for legal abortions in cases of rape and incest, discussions of rape and its prevalence in our society, as well as its effects, have increased almost exponentially with each day that passes.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, February 19, 2006 It's the Term Limits, Stupid.
By imposing mandatory term limits on all branches of our democratic government, we can finally fully realize the dream of our nation's founders--a government that is truly of, by, and for the people, with laws created by the consent of the governed.
SHARE Tuesday, January 24, 2006 The State of the Union
With the Presidents State of the Union address less than a week away, now is the perfect time to ask him why he sent these soldiers from their homes and families to fight and die.
SHARE Saturday, January 28, 2006 No More Time for Ignorance
From every corner of this great nation, I hear why? Why, why, why, why, why wont people listen to us? Why are people so short-sighted? Why are people so narrow-minded? Why are other people trying to push their morals on the entire country?
You have got to be freaking kidding me.
SHARE Tuesday, January 31, 2006 The Progressive Revolution
For years, true progressives within the Democratic Party have fought to force the party to hold on to our ideals. We have called, and emailed, and written letters, and showed up at office doors, and set up our own infrastructure that tries to fight the Democrats battles for them.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Big Brother
We've all heard about the evils of the PATRIOT Act and horror stories about John Ashcroft reading your email, but it's really happening...
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 9, 2006 The President Who Cried Wolf
In the past, the lies that have come out of the White House have at least been potentially almost kind of true. Now weve reached a new low.
SHARE Friday, February 3, 2006 Trading One War for Another
The story of a woman who fled the civil war in Uganda and came to the Land of the Free, only to see her son imprisoned for trying to exercise his rights.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 26, 2006 Conservatives are not Stupid!
Two years ago, cognitive scientist and renowned linguist George Lakoff gave us Dont Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate
SHARE Sunday, February 12, 2006 Walk Tall and Carry a Big Shtick
Tom Vilsack thinks that it is "debatable" whether or not the President's warrantless wiretapping was illegal. Its not debatable, Tom. Even the President has admitted that. But since the DLC (Debilitated Lunatic Club) cant seem to figure it out, Im going to help them along.
SHARE Thursday, January 19, 2006 Townhall.com Sinks to New Low
This week, I received an email soliciting submissions for Town Forum Presss upcoming Cindy Sheehan smear book titled, you guessed it, Letters to Cindy Sheehan.
SHARE Sunday, January 29, 2006 Filibuster Monday: Do Your Part
Call as many of the US Senators on this list as you can on Monday morning. Tell them that "we the people" do not want Sam Alito on the United States Supreme Court.
Make your voices heard!
SHARE Tuesday, January 24, 2006 The Others
We see our service members as heroesthose who stand and fight when the rest of us are sitting comfortable at our dinner tables and desks. What we often dont see are the heroes they leave behind...