Oct 13th, 2015 at 12:00 pm by susie
So Pete Peterson has funded yet another conference geared toward convincing people (in this case, college students) to… cut entitlement spending and balance the budget! (aka Austerity Stew for us, Rib Roast for the 1%.) Pretty much every Republican who appeared sounded the alarm on Social Security: “The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” (They’re… Continue Reading »
Oct 13th, 2015 at 11:00 am by susie
This was one of the more disgusting stories this summer, and we can thank the Southern Poverty Law Center for tracking down the evidence and witnesses that led to the indictment:
A Georgia state prosecutor today announced the indictments of 15 people who threatened African Americans and used racial slurs when they stopped at a family party while cruising around in a convoy of pickup trucks flying Confederate flags.
Ten men and five women were charged with issuing terroristic threats and participating in gang activity. Two of the men were also charged with battery for hitting a man at a gas station on the same day.
The SPLC launched an investigation immediately after the July 25 incident and turned over videos and other evidence to Douglasville District Attorney Brian K. Fortner. SPLC attorneys also brought witnesses to the prosecutor and have been representing some of the people at the party.
A shocker from “the paper of record” that seems to have had it in for the Clintons since the early 1990s: accusations by a former House Select Committee on Benghazi investigator that the probe had become a partisan, likely intentionally protracted witch-hunt targeting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have made their online front page: Now, 17 months… Continue Reading »
Yet another reason why I have no patience with the “if my candidate doesn’t win, I’ll write in his/her name” bunch. Dear sweet Jesus, what does it take to get people focused on the imminent threat of the right wing? Read this document. Look at the things they cheerfully plan to blow up. They are spoiled… Continue Reading »
I’m being hacked now on a regular basis — if you tried to read the site last night, you found blank pages.
Either I have to find an affordable WordPress guru who can stay on top of the many, many security holes, or I have to figure out how to move to a different platform (which will cost). Stay tuned!