From Taibbi: In the Tea Party narrative, victory at the polls means a new American revolution, one that will “take our country back” from everyone they disapprove of. But what they don’t realize is, there’s a catch: This is America, and we have an entrenched oligarchical system in place that insulates us all from any […]
Monthly Archive for September, 2010
It’s perfectly okay to kill people for refusing to take off their shoes. Just so you know!
Looks like Sestak might pull it out, after all!
Are your state’s politicians flush with Wall Street cash?
If you’re into Revolutionary War history and you live in Philadelphia, you might want to check out the reenactment of the Battle of Germantown this weekend. It’s fun, lots of things to do.
Still a tool. And breaking terms of his parole, if I’m not mistaken!
Marcy Wheeler: Almost nine years ago, a British embassy official recorded the consensus among American and British officials that the plausibility that we were still at war would affect whether we could legally hold detainees for long periods without trial. Nine years later, just a handful of the men ultimately captured have had a trial. […]
First Draft is one of my favorites, and like Corrente, they’re also having their annual fund drive. If you like them, too, and you can afford it, throw a little something in the kitty.
Glad to see not all unions are rolling over and playing dead: Longshoremen shut down the Port of New York and New Jersey and Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia Tuesday to protest Del Monte Fresh Produce Co.’s move from Camden to a cheaper-labor terminal in Gloucester City. Pickets by members of the International […]