Monthly Archives: October 2011

Left and Right, Starting to Unite?

The Telegraph is not just euroskeptic but eurohostile, so it’s no surprise they are taking up the banner of democracy for others. But as in the 1930’s politics will make strange bedfellows in our time. “We have three deaths in … Continue reading

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Scott Olsen ‘cannot talk’ –

According to the Guardian, the veteran is believed to have sustained damage to speech centre of his brain Now that’s a  fairly direct way to abridge the freedom of speech.

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Footage of the Oakland incident where Scott Olsen was felled

NPR covered this this morning. Amazingly, they never mentioned that the guy was a Vet and ignored the whole veterans’ angle to the story which has been prominent in the online discussion about it. It’s interesting to me that the … Continue reading

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You don’t need a weatherman

Vatican sides with anti-capitalist protesters and attacks global financial system

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Yikes, B of A shafting the taxpayer more than I thought

I’m fascinated by this guy Reggie Middleton. The brother looks to be a genius — I don’t know how else he manages to process such massive amounts of information and make calls that have been consistently correct, while he runs … Continue reading

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The Contradictions of NPR Liberalism

While Cokie Roberts is the quintessential Beltway insider, I never thought about Mara Liasson’s Fox News connections NPR cancels opera show to rid itself of a host who supported the 99%.

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The great divide of culture

The ever perspicacious Digby has an op-ed in AlJazeera about the differences between Tea Partiers and #OWS. While I think she is putting too much emphasis on the Tea Party leadership which is quite clearly allied with “capitalism”, and not enough … Continue reading

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