“This is simply the latest round of an ongoing pogrom against conservative thinkers.” — The Washington Times
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When social justice prevails, those previously without power gain some; those who previously held all the power, lose some. And when economic justice prevails, (in the short run) those without means gain some; but (again in the short run) those with means lose some. Whom do you think is in the latter case of both?
It’s probably not good for my intellectual well-being, but I subscribe to a couple of right-wing mailing lists just to keep track. Sometimes it’s difficult, like this weekend’s “Worldview Weekend” news. If you’re not familiar with them they’re conservative, “fundamentalist” Christian organization run by a guy who is a strict Biblical literalist, especially the parts about how awesome capitalism is.
Yesterday came the shocking news that The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board places the blame for the sorry state of the markets today on ….
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The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected.
Ordinarily I’d dismiss these types as a bunch of rednecks. But check the location at the beginning: Strongsville, OH. I could have gone to high school with these knuckleheads, it’s the town right next to Brook Park where I grew up. I can even tell exactly where they are — …
What’s this? He sounds more like Robert Reich this morning!
A surprisingly offensive billboard. A disappointing act of vandalism. An encouraging development on the teevee.
You thought it was the collapse of your home equity. Or the vertiginous interest rates on your credit cards. Maybe that feeling you get looking at your 401(k) balance — you know, the same feeling you get in your stomach going down that first big hill on a roller coaster? …
You may think the guys over at dailykos.com are the cool kids; or you may think they’re a grave threat to the republic. Either way, they’ve got an informative primer on the rules surrounding so-called “holds” in the Senate that’s worth your time.
The wingnuttosphere is frothing over the Obama’s fist bump after he won the nomination. To some of them, it’s all threatening and ghetto and gang-related. Sadly No has read the blogs and provided the citations. I don’t get it; where have these people been the last five years? It’s actually …
The ink was barely dry on Monday’s New York Times before Bill Kristol was getting hammered in the lefty blogosphere for his latest column, “What Obama Left Out.” You could go on all day about the hypocrisy of 52-year old Kristol, who had better things to do during the Vietnam …