With yesterday’s landing of the Space Shuttle Atlantis this colossal waste of U.S. taxpayer’s money came to its well-deserved end. Good riddance. See this article in the Guardian for more analysis.
Life, the Universe and Everything
The job of the media is not to protect power from embarrassment. It should be independent of and adversarial to Government. This is not the case here in the U.S. as has been made clear by the U.S. media’s response to the latest Wikileaks revelations. In my opinion Wikileaks deserves the support of those citizens that value democracy and transparent government. Compare the hysteria, paranoia, lying and stupidity of Wikileaks’ detractors to the simple and rational answers given...Continue Reading »
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proves that men don’t have a monopoly on looking silly and spreading nonsense.
Add this to the long list of President Obama’s accomplishments…along with such notables as
Single Payer healthcare choice/reducing healthcare cost while insuring every U.S. citizen.
Accomplishing meaningful climate legislation.
Stopping the assault on civil liberties and holding accountable those that violated U.S. laws via committing/condoning torture.
Reducing poverty levels in the U.S.
The Obama administration’s so-called strategy for Iraq lacks any discernable benchmarks for success. Void of any coherent definition of what “success” in Iraq might actually look like, the “withdrawal” of “combat troops”...Continue Reading »