An interview in which he explains the Tea Party is a media spectacle managed by billionaires to give working people the illusion of power:
The fundie he’s running against is the same nitwit who was leading the Terri Schiavo circus, and the right-wing support is pouring in.
Alan Grayson ACTS like a Democrat. Reward good behavior!
I thought we already settled this under Bush: Only liberals are forbidden to endorse political candidates from the pulpit! Geeze.
Hint to the rev quoted in the article: Your right to speak freely is a totally different matter than your church’s IRS status. No one took your right to speech away. You can talk all you want — but now you have to pay taxes for your church.
The Date (Making Mountains Out of Molehills), Barbara Kessler. I always loved this song, because I’ve always hated dating.
Sittin’ on a Fence, the Stones.
Elenore, The Turtles.
Wish We Never Met, by Kathleen Wilhoite, who used to play Zoe on “E.R.”.
By the Time I Get to Phoenix, by the fabulous Jimmy Webb.
I’ll be co-hosting Jay Ackroyd’s Virtually Speaking tonight, 8-9 pm EST, with Avedon Carol, one of my very favorite bloggers.
If you don’t belong to Second Life, you can listen here on Blog Talk Radio, and call in with your questions. (Gee, I wonder what people will want to talk about?) If you miss it, you can always listen later.
The legendary Little Village: John Hiatt, Ry Cooder, Nick Lowe, and Jim Keltner:
I totally stole this from Adrastos. The Jayhawks live:
It’s not exaggerating to say that the Obama administration is, in some respects, just as scary as Bush:
The Obama administration urged a federal judge early Saturday to dismiss a lawsuit over its targeting of a U.S. citizen for killing overseas, saying that the case would reveal state secrets.
The U.S.-born citizen, Anwar al-Aulaqi, is a cleric now believed to be in Yemen. Federal authorities allege that he is leading a branch of al-Qaeda there.
Government lawyers called the state-secrets argument a last resort to toss out the case, and it seems likely to revive a debate over the reach of a president’s powers in the global war against al-Qaeda.