Song of the Day
Ezra Klein highlights the problems in the Senate that go beyond the filibuster. When we’ve totally depleted this planet, we can just go to this one 21 light-years away. Obama is committed to making sure we look forward, not backward. … Continue reading
I grew up in a churchgoing family. Between middle school and leaving for college, I went to church (United Church of Christ) most Sundays, and was a member of the youth choir. Despite that, I have never been a religious … Continue reading
A school in Massachusetts defies expectations. At one point, I respected Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) as someone who was willing to speak truth to power. No longer. I would not have expected to find this artist on professional wrestler Mick … Continue reading
Sometimes small town governments scare me. Dan Savage is starting a YouTube channel to help gay teens through tough times. NYTimes interview with Savage here. (h/t the Daily Dish) Rachel Maddow covers John McCain’s reaction to the DADT hearing.
I’m worried about the debt we’re accumulating. I think that we are going to leave our children so far in the red that they may never be able to get out from under our obligation. And I worry about this … Continue reading
(editor’s note: This is the first [and hopefully not last] guest post. It was written by my friend Nicholas Kramer, who has commented extensively elsewhere on this site. It is a response to my post on “responsible consumption”.) The core … Continue reading
(Hometown flavor alert) We should all be hoping this man wins his re-election bid. Especially when the alternative is this guy. Republicans: RABBLE RABBLE DEFICIT BAD RABBLE Republican Platform: Well, maybe not THAT bad. (h/t Matt Yglesias) And this is just … Continue reading