Monday, January 31, 2011

Pick Your Poison in Egypt

Ordinarily I'm not a big fan of the New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, but his post in today's Times is a sobering appraisal of the hard choices the U.S. government has to make when regime change in foreign countries is inevitable. Which devil do you want to befriend? Pick your poison.

It's a timely piece in light of the current crisis in Egypt.


Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Best I've Found On Damning The Right Wingnuts

Updates below.

William Rivers Pitt pulls no punches while calling out the venom spewing right wingnuts by name.

This message needs to be heard all across America if we are to have any chance of stopping this pandemic of hate.

Read it here.


Here's another journalist making it clear that there's only one side spewing venom. This time it's George Packer of the New Yorker.

An example of what one of the leading right wingnuts is saying in the aftermath of the shootings.
This one's from Limbaugh.

Some people are just reprehensible and lost to decency.


Monday, January 3, 2011

James Carroll: America is Better Than This

Update Below.

Today's must read.

Needs no comment from me.


Update: A billboard's worth a thousand words;
Ya think?