I am in complete agreement with Dr. West and his assessment of President Obama and the state of our nation. I especially on these points: “…the thing is he posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency, a national security presidency. The … More Dr. West is Right. Obama is No Progressive
Josh Gerstein’s piece, “5 questions about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Barack Obama,” in Politico is a frank and candid examination of the pros and cons, both short- and long-term, to both sides in the GOP House lawsuit against the president. At this point, I consider the lawsuit to be an idiotic and colossal waste of time … More How Many Sharks Can the #GOP Jump Before the Party’s Over?
What makes one whistleblower a hero and another a traitor? Let’s start by asking Obama’s detractors, especially those who ceaselessly characterize the size and overreach of “big government” as a threat to our democracy. How do you see Snowden? Is he a hero? It doesn’t seem like a real stretch to assume that you’re happy on … More Whistleblowers and Politics; When is a Hero a Traitor and Vice Versa?
None of the revelations so far surrounding PRISM strike me as all that newsworthy. Our country’s leaders have had a long love affair with spying. The real question is why the sudden outrage and worry about the government abusing this power? Even better, where was the outrage from the right when Bush was doing it illegally? It … More Now We’re Angry About Spying?
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Aaron Carroll says its opposition isn’t as united as some claim; it isn’t a radical reform; its premiums could be lower than predicted and it could well succeed in states that embrace it. See on edition.cnn.com