There’s some they-made-their-bed-let-them-lie-in-it advice circulating on Facebook from Garrison Keillor. The text I’ve seen from his Washington Post piece is: We liberal elitists are now completely in the clear. The government is in Republican hands. Let them deal with him. Democrats can spend four years raising heirloom tomatoes, meditating, reading Jane Austen, traveling around the … More Liberal Elitists: If you’re going to grow tomatoes, do it so you have something to throw
The meme expresses my feelings exactly. I’m starting with no longer accepting liberal cowardice. For far too long too many liberals and self-proclaimed “progressives” and “trans-partisans” – yes, I’m looking at you, Join the Coffee Party Movement – are doing little more than wasting precious time and energy by pretending that every voice matters and … More Stop accepting the things you think you cannot change.
I’m all for…. ….putting the NSA and the CIA back in their cages, ….taking drones out of the hands of presidents, ….spending tax revenues in wiser ways, ….legalizing marijuana (which, btw, Paul is NOT in favor of doing; see here and here) and ….shrinking our global empire. That does NOT make me a libertarian. It shouldn’t … More Young (and Old) People: Do Not Be Fooled by Rand Paul
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst My last post received more than the usual amount of attention, and that’s putting it mildly…. The point of the post was not to discuss John’s political leanings; it’s pretty obvious that most on the left would disagree with much of what he says. The point, rather, was for each … More A Response to All Regarding “A Letter to Liberals”
Double standards are anathema to most Americans. This ought to be especially true when it comes to civil liberties, executive powers, and justice. So where is the outrage from the Left and Democrats about drones and the executive powers born of Bush and being wielded still by Obama? We may no longer torture people, but … More Obama, Drones, and the 11th Commandment