Must-See TV: Philadelphia Eagles Visit Bully Victim On The View, Everyone Starts Crying

This is undoubtedly one of the worst cases of bullying I’ve read about.  Kudos to the young 13 year-old who hung in there and is now spreading the message about bullying and expressed his hope that maybe if it happens toanother kid, someone will step in and help. Behind the Grid Three members of the… More Must-See TV: Philadelphia Eagles Visit Bully Victim On The View, Everyone Starts Crying

Politico’s: The Week In One-Liners

The week’s top ten quotes in American politics:  “Leave me alone.” — House Speaker John Boehner, reacting to a question about his smoking habit from Fox News’s Chris Wallace.  “War is not cool at all.” — Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, discussing current events during her recent D.C. visit.  “I’ll show you who’s ‘shovel-ready.’” — Chicago mayoral… More Politico’s: The Week In One-Liners

Justice Thomas’s wife now lobbyist

Here’s another example of the “in your face” violation of ethics that Justices Scalia, Roberts and Thomas frequently toss at their critics.   The SCOTUS does not have oversight on their Justices.  I think it’s about time an oversight committee was formed. Clearly Supreme Court cases have been influenced by their pandering and consorting with the likes of the Koch… More Justice Thomas’s wife now lobbyist

Time Magazine’s Top Stories About The Unrest In The Middle East

Time Magazine’s Latest Headlines Lessons from Egypt: Does Safety Trump Democracy? After the Euphoria: Walking the Paranoid Streets of Cairo Egypt Violence: The Fighting Rages On in Tahrir Square Mubarak Reveals a Brutal Plan to Hold Power What Science Teaches Dictators About the Likelihood of Revolution U.S. Weapons to Egypt Never Linked to Human Rights… More Time Magazine’s Top Stories About The Unrest In The Middle East

Top 10 Autocrats in Trouble

I really like Time Magazine’s “Top 10 Lists”, so here is the latest one.  The top 10 Autocrats (dictators) in trouble… Time Magazine Livin’ on the Edge Hosni Mubarak Ali Abdullah Saleh Kim Jong Il  Alexander Lukashenko Omar Hassan al-Bashir Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Robert Mugabe  Emomali Rahmon  House of Saud  Abdelaziz Bouteflika Related Articles Protests continue to ripple… More Top 10 Autocrats in Trouble

W.H. working on exit for Mubarak

Politico The White House is working to negotiate a peaceful, immediate exit for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, including talk of a military caretaker government, before potentially bloody demonstrations on Friday, according to administration officials. Obama aides pushed back against a New York Times story late Thursday that reported Obama and his advisers were hoping to convince newly appointed Vice… More W.H. working on exit for Mubarak

Former Sen. Norm Coleman: We Should ‘Absolutely’ Consider Gutting The Voting Rights Act

Here we go again… Think Progress As state legislatures gear up for the decennial process of congressional redistricting, one of the few obstacles preventing excessive gerrymandering in a handful of southern states is the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Still, despite the legislation’s massive success in preventing racism, many conservatives are dead set on dismantling… More Former Sen. Norm Coleman: We Should ‘Absolutely’ Consider Gutting The Voting Rights Act

Anderson Cooper Reports From Dimly-Lit Room In Egypt: “I’m A Little Bit Scared”

Although it was not the peaceful marchers that harmed Anderson Cooper, it was President Mubarak’s thugs, I wondered about his safety when Cooper was standing in the middle of the peaceful crowd on the day of the Million Persons March.  I felt that Cooper exhibited a bit of hubris, standing in the middle of a… More Anderson Cooper Reports From Dimly-Lit Room In Egypt: “I’m A Little Bit Scared”

Obama Administration Scores Legal Victory On Health Care

How will Rush Limbaugh spin this ruling? Huffington Post The Obama administration won a victory Thursday in the winding legal debate surrounding the president’s signature health care law, as a federal judge in Mississippi threw out a suit challenging the constitutionality of the bill. The judge, Keith Starret, who serves on the U.S. District Court for… More Obama Administration Scores Legal Victory On Health Care