In which our intrepid correspondent waxes poetic on his love hate relationship with a piece of technology. Now read this:House Passes Bill Legalizing Phone Unlocking (Feb 26, 2014) Bill Gates To Step Down As Microsoft Chairman (Feb 4, 2014) New iPhone For June Release (Jan 21, 2014) You Can Now Use The Internet To Brush […]
Today's comic by Matt Bors is How to draw President Obama: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook June 3: New silent wind turbine could generate half of a homes electric needs, says company The Archimedes, by...Show More Summary
While the prominent human rights organization, Human Rights Watch (HRW), engages in some excellent work, especially on drones and autonomous killer robots, there are agendas pursued by the organization in certain countries that appear to conflict with their commitment to advancing human rights.
In which our intrepid correspondent gets a bit wound up. Now read this:New Book Tells Koch Brothers’ Secrets (May 17, 2014) Al Gore Explains Climate Change Denial. It’s Very Simple (May 13, 2014) Harry Reid: Koch Bros Are ‘Main Causes’ Of Climate Change (May 7, 2014) Koch Bros Finally Find Tax They Support–On Solar Energy […]
"One thing that is clear in the Bible is that Jesus was in the health care business." The post Faith Leaders Pressure GOP States To Expand Medicaid: ‘This Is A Moral Issue’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In which our intrepid correspondent offers up some unsolicited advice which may very well come in handy. Or not.
One of the biggest issues with killer robots is when a human is no longer in the loop. Who or what would have command and control over it? Would it be a sergeant, a manufacturer or some other government official? Who would face product liability if it commit crimes? Would the programmer of the robot be at fault?
In which our intrepid correspondent greases up his knees to do the new dance rage. Now read this:Eleanor Clift: Chris Stevens Wasn’t Murdered In Benghazi (May 14, 2014) This is How You Respond To A Dumb Conspiracy Theory About Hillary Clinton (May 13, 2014) Allen West: Focus On Nigerian School Girls Is Distraction From Benghazi […]
"I was never able to turn around a company just by cutting spending," he said. The post Georgia Senate Frontrunner Touches Republicans’ Third Rail, Suggests Raising Taxes appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Every year, 34,000 beds in private prisons, federal prisons or even local, county or state prisons have to be occupied by the bodies of immigrants in the process of deportation. This has contributed to the record number of deportations of immigrants under President Barack Obama.
In which our intrepid correspondent gets a little racy surprised we aren’t beyond all this.
Air America was supposed to be the answer to conservative talk radio. It was all wrong on so many levels. Randi Rhodes, one of the most talented broadcasters of any political stripe who, sadly, is giving up her syndicated show, offered a smart debriefing of what went wrong. Liberal radio isn’t as big as conservative radio for […]
One week ago, multiple air strikes, including possible drone strikes, in Yemen were reported. An escalation in counterterrorism operations took place with many alleged “militants” being reported killed but the names of them were not announced. Show More Summary
In which our intrepid correspondent leaps headfirst into the controversy surrounding what may be the laser discs of wearable computers. Now read this:Will Durst: Cold War 2 (Mar 20, 2014) Will Durst: 50 Shades Of Cool (Mar 14, 2014) Will Durst: It’s Not The Hate, It’s The Stupidity (Feb 27, 2014) Will Durst’s 2014 Political […]
LBJ thought Nixon was committing "treason." He told GOP Sen. Everett Dirksen. Why didn't he tell us?
Republican Senate attack ads evolve to the next level in today's free-wheeling campaign finance environment.
For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, Rania Khalek of the “Dispatches from the Underclass” blog interviews Yousef Aljamal, a contributor to a collection of stories from Palestinians in Gaza called “Gaza Writes Back.” Khalek met up with Aljamal while he was on a book tour that stopped in Washington, DC. Show More Summary
I know that when KSFO, Savage, Beck or Limbaugh lost advertisers that didn’t necessarily mean they would lose ratings. In fact. they would keep bragging about the ratings because people were tuning in to hear the controversy.
he families of three United States citizens, who were not indicted, charged or prosecuted for committing crimes but were killed in drone strikes by the US government, lost in court when a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the ACLU...Show More Summary
In which our intrepid correspondent investigates the age- old question: what do women want?