“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.” ~ Native American quote Happy Earth Day fellow planet lovers. Huffington Post It’s Earth Day’s 41st birthday, and Google… More Animated Google Doodle Celebrates Earth Day (VIDEO)
I saw that Andrew Britbart/Martin Bashir interview earlier this week on MSNBC. Personally, I don’t like Bashir, but I think he “handled” spin meiester Breitbart quite well. Mediaite The relationship between Glenn Beck and Andrew Breitbart, at least according to some recent statements by the latter, doesn’t appear to be all rainbows and unicorns lately. But… More Beck And O’Reilly Predict The End Is Near For MSNBC After Breitbart/Bashir Interview
More crazy from the crazies… TPM Muckraker Just when you thought the sad saga of Quran-burning Florida pastor Terry Jones couldn’t get more absurd… According to Southfield, Michigan police, Jones’ .40-caliber handgun fired accidentally as he was leaving a television studio there on Thursday night. This is presumably the same handgun he said he intended… More Quran-Burning Pastor’s Gun Accidentally Goes Off In Michigan
Just sorting out the crazies… There are some things in life that just speak for themselves – like the people on this video. If you don’t choose to vote in 2012, remember – these people WILL. Watch who these folks plan to elect next year. H/t Randi Rhodes Related Articles 2012 hopefuls to address South… More Idiocracy Part 5 – South Carolina GOP Voters On The 2012 Race
What other president has gone through such scrutiny? What other president has had his family raked through the coals, demonized, villified and slandered, like President Barack Obama’s family, especially his mom? For example: They claim she was raped. They claim she was in Kenya when Obama was born. They claimed that Frank Marshall Davis or Malcom… More The New York Times profile of Obama’s mom: 6 takeaways
Dave Weigel – Salon I love a good chart that proves something everybody had suspected. Does it seem like there’s less coverage of Sarah Palin and more coverage of Donald Trump? That’s because, as Nate Silver proves, coverage of Palin has been cut by 80 percent as coverage of Trump has exploded — he is now… More The Palin-Trump Media Freak Show Switcheroo
Personally I don’t think Donald Trump will run at all. I think he will play the press and his admirers like a fiddle until it’s time to reveal his financial data to the election board of his home state. I also think he really put his foot in his mouth when he suggested that he had… More If Trump Runs As An Independent
Mother Jones …And other 2012 presidential contender drug trivia When it comes to pot, we’ve come a long way from the days of “I did not inhale.” Fifteen states (plus the District of Columbia) currently permit the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, and according to a recent Pew survey, 45-percent of Americans say they’d support legalizing marijuana… More Mitch Daniels Was Once Caught With 2 Shoeboxes Full of Weed?