Newsweek Asks Americans “How Dumb Are We?”

The dumbing down of America…real or imagined? Mario Piperni How bad are Americans when it comes to knowledge of their own history and system of government?  Well, going by a recent Newsweek poll, it’s not pretty. They’re the sort of scores that drive high-school history teachers to drink. When NEWSWEEK recently asked 1,000 U.S. citizens… More Newsweek Asks Americans “How Dumb Are We?”

CNN Correspondent Goes Ballistic Over Fox News Libya/Human Shield Report (VIDEO)

TPMDC CNN correspondent Nic Robertson has a bone or two to pick with Fox News, which reported today that he and other journalists were used by the Libyan Ministry of Information as human shields, in a successful bid to block a coming, second attack on a compound in Tripoli, supposedly controlled by Qaddafi. “[T]his allegation… More CNN Correspondent Goes Ballistic Over Fox News Libya/Human Shield Report (VIDEO)

Leaders in Ala. town sorry for mishandling 1944 case of black woman raped by gang of white men

This is a sad story.  Had things been reversed, the rapists would have undoubtedly been lynched.  I suppose some would say that we should be grateful for the “apology”.   I disagree. The Washington Post Nearly 70 years after Recy Taylor was raped by a gang of white men, leaders of the rural southeast Alabama community where… More Leaders in Ala. town sorry for mishandling 1944 case of black woman raped by gang of white men

Wisconsin Senator’s girlfriend had help getting job

So much for family values and all the  propaganda that goes with the family value meme.  Once again, the utter hypocrisy of Republican values comes shining through via the Gov. Scott Walker twisted governing. Milwaukee – Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Even though the state is supposedly broke, top officials in Gov. Scott Walker’s team were able to scrape together… More Wisconsin Senator’s girlfriend had help getting job