Monday, September 22, 2014

In Case You Missed It

From Album 5
300K plus people -- presumably representing millions more -- demonstrating in New York for something to be done about global warming isn't deemed newsworthy...but 300 or fewer Tea Partiers demanding ever more cruel economic policies would likely get round the clock coverage.

Yer Free Press at work.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Friday Cat Blogging With Photoshop

From Album 5
Caber toss edition.

Have a good weekend.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It's...Complicated

From Album 5
Never thought I'd title a post featuring a picture of Dubya as complicated, but...the guy on the armrest is Bandar bin Sultan, who is as good an example as any to portray when. as Matt Stoller reminds us, there are no "friends" in international relations, only interests.

The linked essay isn't short, but it's definitely worth reading, and worth considering whenever you hear the typical rhetoric from the usual gasbags...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Or Maybe It Is The Puppet Show

From Album 5
The hearings begin, and according to Charles Pierce, might be scripted to end-not-with-a-bang, much to the displeasure of the rabid, red meat, bloody shirt crowd.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Who Lied?

From Album 5
Turns out it was Joe Wilson, though it's kind of hard to be proud of what he lied about: the ACA provisions to keep undocumented immigrants from getting affordable insurance is...keeping undocumented immigrants from getting affordable insurance...here in the richest nation in recorded history. Hope they're happy.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Friday Cat Blogging With Photoshop

From Album 5
iWatch edition...not an endorsement, though. No problem or quarrel with Apple or anything like that, I just probably won't ever buy one...

Have a good weekend.