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Really? Did they even LISTEN to the Lyrics?

It is a protest against oligarchy and being used as cannon fodder. HOW that is an "anti-military" anthem is a mystery to anyone not drinking kleptocratic Kool-aid®. Continue reading ?

A Nation of Fear

  by Walter Brasch   Maintenance workers at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa., airport shot and killed a bear and her three cubs. The bears had crawled under a perimeter fence and were just lying around, several hundred yards from a runway. Show More Summary

His Vorpal Sword Comes to an End

all good things come to an end. Today marks the end of his vorpal sword in all its incarnations: Skiing Uphill, Boregasm, Zug, The Commonwealth of Blogistan, and, of course, hvs. I’m not whining. Things change. Once this was EXACTLY the right and only thing to do. Now? Different ground rules. Continue reading ?

The Final Push Up Calumniation Hill

Yes, the Kochs have spent millions on a "ground game" but that's not how ground games work. They're about networks of people, and about all sorts of intangibles that can't be bought. Certainly not in one election cycle. Continue reading ?

O’Keefe Hoist by his own Petard?

Had the case NOT been filed, it is doubtful that the documents in question would have become public knowledge AND have established that Wisconsin Club for Growth spent ALL its money on political activity, which is prohibited by federal law. Continue reading ?

Cowardice Plagues Pa. House of Representatives

  by Walter Brasch The Institute for Legislative Action of the National Rifle Association (NRA-ILA) gives politicians Defender of Freedom awards. The award, accompanied by a glowing press release, has little to do with freedom; it has everything to do with legislators advancing the NRA agenda. Show More Summary

How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part i)

... what we end up is a resonance feedback loop, as any young sound engineer learns to do by looping the "silence" of an empty room back on itself over and over. Which pretty much describes national policy of late. Continue reading ...

How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part iii)

RHETORIC is the only political tool in the box when it comes to politics, and yet the Democratic Party has, almost universally, discounted the effectiveness of the written and spoken word. Continue reading ?

How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part ii)

I am holding out the Freepers as a SYMPTOM to show you one group that we KNOW is engaging in internet terrorism to further the radical GOP agenda by spreading harmful misinformation and slander... Continue reading ?

Pennsylvania’s Politics of Virtue

  by Walter Brasch   The Pennsylvania Senate, possibly for the first time in its history, stood up against the NRA leadership and extreme gun-rights groups, and voted to ban pigeon shoots. The senators correctly called the ban a matter not of gun rights but of eliminating animal cruelty. Show More Summary

Fear is What We Need to Fear Most

... listen to Shepard Smith ON Faux Nooz, and let us applaud the fact that Shep seems occasionally to have the compulsion to actually speak truth to power and power doesn't have the guts to fire him for it. Continue reading ?

Politicizing Ebola

In other words, even with the "new" pr0tocols and screenings put in place after the screeching of the political pornographers of the Right, who would TAKE POLITICAL ADVANTAGE OF THIS HUMAN TRAGEDY, the Late Mr. Duncan would have gotten through the screening, which tests for fever. Continue reading ?

The Matter With Kansas

Holding on to the seat and buying the Senate is the goal, and I am sure that a few bad polls won't make them go weepy, change their minds and strategy or cause any self-reflection on the part of Senator Roberts Continue reading ?

A Tale of Two Pelosis

There is superficial argument: but really there is only conditioning -- albeit conditioning that screws with the amygdala's simplistic fight or flight reptile messaging system Continue reading ?

The Politics of Animal Cruelty

  by Walter Brasch   Pennsylvanians can still butcher, braise, and broil their pet cats and dogs because a murky mixture of politics has left a critical bill on the table in the state senate. Residents may also continue to use cats,Show More Summary

Hillary Letter to Saul Alinsky Proof of Something or Other

to truly appreciate Goldfarb as a smear-monger, watch this video, from when Goldfarb was John McCain's internet media manager, and a "national campaign spokesman" Continue reading ?

What Can Progressive America Learn From today’s Independence Day Referendum of the Scottish Nation

(Cross posted by author from the Daily Kos) BBC Poll Written by an American expat living in the European Union on the eve of the election referendum on the independence of Scotland and the birth of a new nation. The American media has...Show More Summary

Some Wisconsin Skullduggery You Might Have Missed

If prosecutors lose before the appeals panel, they risk being held personally liable for violating the free speech rights of the Wisconsin Club for Growth and one of its directors, Eric O'Keefe.... Continue reading ?

The Fall GOP Strategy Becomes Clear

You know keepaway? One of the oldest games in humankind, where two naked killer apes toss a valued object back and forth with one in the middle desperately trying to get the valued object. Continue reading ?

Labor Daze, A Dickensian Contrast

On this, Labor Day, we remember that the only "check and balance" to unrequited greed a la WalMart, IS the Union movement. But that generations of propaganda and attacks have all but crushed the labor movement in the United States of America.... Continue reading ?

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