Monthly Archives: October 2010

What can green do to you?

It was obvious that Arizona’s Juan Crow law was inspired by bigotry.  Now we find out it was also influenced by corporatism.  All emphasis mine: It was last December at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Inside, there was a … Continue reading

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I put a spell on you…

I am a warlock, and this is my theme music: I am not, however, running for office.

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Reefer Clarity

Kevin Drum notes that poll results on the upcoming marijuana legalization vote in California appear to have a discrepancy based on anonymity of the participant, and provides a helpful chart.  Within that, I noticed something super ironic: The chart includes … Continue reading

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Failure of imagination We Can Believe In

How completely unsurprising. All emphasis mine: The new health care law wasn’t supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations. But last week a leading manufacturer told workers their costs will … Continue reading

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"Terrible shots" would be an understatement

Take the following number: 39.4%.  Keeping it in mind, click here & watch the video, then come back.  I’ll wait.

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This is what being shrill looks like

I predicted already that Rand Paul is not going to win in Kentucky.  My main reason for that prediction was statements like this endorsing corporatism, in an environment where it is safe to say that more people than usual realize … Continue reading

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If even a state-progressive, in the process of beating back a silly right-wing point about Resentment of Teh Rich & Successful will admit the following: For all the talk of welfare and government hand-outs it’s the very rich in this … Continue reading

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