Thanks the Gods John McCain Never Got Near 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

By |August 23rd, 2011|

"The end of the Qadaffi regime in Libya is a victory for the Libyan people and for the broader cause of freedom in the Middle East and throughout the world. This achievement was made possible first and foremost by the struggle and sacrifice of countless Libyans, whose courage and perseverance we applaud. We also commend [...]

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Where GOP Wannabes Stand Against Obama

By |August 22nd, 2011|

The latest summer poll from Gallup, which reveals nothing conclusive, because it's way too far out. But it is vaguely interesting when you think of just how badly the economy is doing and how people feel about Obama's lack of stewardship in jobs, plus the fact that even though Pres. Obama is beatable, the Republicans [...]

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Libya, the Unraveling

By |August 22nd, 2011|

**UPDATED** Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's grip on power dissolved with astonishing speed on Monday as rebels marched into the capital and arrested two of his sons, while residents raucously celebrated the prospective end of his four-decade-old rule. - Jubilant Rebels Control Much of Tripoli Pres. Obama said when he first decided to engage in Libya militarily [...]

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Karl Rove Humiliates Bret Baier

By |August 21st, 2011|

**UPDATED** Karl Rove came to Fox News Sunday and further humiliated Bret Baier, who recently gave one of the worst moderating performances so far of the 2012 GOP wannabe circus spectacle. It was ugly from the jump. From FNC: BAIER: Hey, Karl, at the GOP debate in Iowa, I asked all the candidates the question, [...]

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Queer Talk: “Mommy, they are just like me.”

By |August 21st, 2011|

Time for a feel good, make you smile and maybe shed a few happy tears story. I consider myself very fortunate in that I've been honored to hear many coming out stories. Some include incredibly painful and even frightening details. Some have been laugh out loud fun. They've come from teenagers to a 60 something [...]

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Progressive Notes: Pelosi Heckled by Betrayed Liberals, DeFazio Sounds the Alarm on’12, Ending Corporate Personhood, and Other Doings

By |August 20th, 2011|

Art offers his perspective as a movement progressive activist. BREAKING NEWS: JANE HAMSHER AND DOZENS MORE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED OUTSIDE THE WHITEHOUSE PROTESTING A PROPOSED OIL PIPELINE. More here. Clip of Minority Leader Pelosi getting heckled over her debt deal vote : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uk6kiWsKQl0&feature=player_embedded Minority Leader Pelosi, Rep. Barbara Lee and Rep. Raul Grijalva held a [...]

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Queer Talk: Religious Right-winging

By |August 20th, 2011|

Joyce L. Arnold: Liberal, lesbian, Independent, equality activist, writer. The Center for American Progress recently released "Potential Republican Nominees for President and Their Stances on LGBT Equality." About the same time, in the New York Times, David Campbell and Robert Putnam write "Crashing the Tea Party." And via Truth Out, Adele Stan posted, "Why the [...]

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Dash of Dan: Baklava Muffins

By |August 20th, 2011|

  I've always wanted to travel. France. Spain. China. Ah, dare to dream. Greece is a place I've always dreamt of going to. Seafood. Sun. Greek hunks. But I digress. The history of baklava, like many dishes around the world, is debated. But it is traditionally prepared in large sheets, layered with filo dough, and [...]

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Former Reagan Man: ‘Rick Perry’s an idiot’

By |August 19th, 2011|

The Daily Show - Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Rick Perry Announces His CandidacyGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The establishment is very nervous. "Rick Perry's an idiot, and I don't think anyone would disagree with that." - Bruce Bartlett, formerly of the Reagan administration [...]

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Two Parties = Too Few Choices Part IV

By |August 19th, 2011|

Joyce L. Arnold: Liberal, lesbian, Independent, equality activist, writer. "I can't wait to see which Republican candidate will terrify me into voting for Obama again." Via SomeECards To be clear, I didn't, and won't, vote for Obama. I think the only "vision" he has is of himself. But the statement above humorously points to the [...]

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