The Greenhornes with Holly Golightly:
Monthly Archive for April, 2012
Stephen King says: Raise my f*cking taxes! I guess some of this mad right-wing love comes from the idea that in America, anyone can become a Rich Guy if he just works hard and saves his pennies. Mitt Romney has said, in effect, “I’m rich and I don’t apologize for it.” Nobody wants you to, […]
Trudy Lieberman responds to his column about his 401k. Go read.
Ethan is a 6-year-old who plays piano by ear. Oh, and he’s autistic: Here he is, playing Beethoven.
Is to cut arts funding in the schools, and it’s happening again. Funny, how many people seem incapable of grasping the idea that not all children have abilities in all areas. We can’t take kids, put them on an assembly line and turn them all into engineers and computer scientists. There’s a reason why the […]
The White House Correspondents dinner. Hamilton Nolan at Gawker: This is not just any segment of the working press, enjoying a night out. This is the DC press corps, which has arguably the most important job in American journalism: informing the public about the activities of its government, and serving as a strong and omnipresent […]
Iceland said no to austerity and paying for the bankers, and now their economy’s booming. I wonder if there’s a connection.
That’s because we’re not really a democracy anymore, we just play one on TV! IN Yemen, Pakistan and elsewhere the C.I.A. has used drones to kill thousands of people — including several Americans. Officials have aggressively defended the controversial program, telling journalists that it is effective, lawful and closely supervised. But in court, the Central […]