Zimmerman Lawyer Admits Zimmerman Misled Court At Bail Hearing, Blames Trayvon Martin Supporters

Hmm…where have I read and heard this playbook before?  Oh, Limbaugh, Fox News, et al, always blame the victim or supporters depending on what side they are on. Think Progress Last week, the judge presiding over George Zimmerman’s trial for the alleged murder of Trayvon Martin revoked Zimmerman’s bond because he  failed to disclose $200,000 … More Zimmerman Lawyer Admits Zimmerman Misled Court At Bail Hearing, Blames Trayvon Martin Supporters

Paul Krugman Appears On ‘Newsnight,’ Battles British Conservatives On U.K. Austerity Policies (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post For most Americans, a trip to London means drinking a few pints and maybe taking a picture of one of those guards with the hats. For Paul Krugman, it means critiquing the entire direction of Britain’s economic policy. Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and left-leaning New York Times columnist, appeared on the BBC program “Newsnight”… More Paul Krugman Appears On ‘Newsnight,’ Battles British Conservatives On U.K. Austerity Policies (VIDEO)

Ten Reasons to Avoid Doing Business With Amazon.com

I’m re-posting this article for TFC readers not as a suggestion to stop using Amazon, but more on the basis of “information we all should know about Amazon dot com”. Everyone should make their own decision on this matter. The Nation Even with Borders gone and independent booksellers struggling to get by, the war for… More Ten Reasons to Avoid Doing Business With Amazon.com

Krugman: GOP’s Economy Strategy Is ‘Gigantic Con Game’

I’ve got a sort of geeky crush on Paul Krugman, mainly because he interprets our economic situation from a slightly left perspective and his presentation is actually comprehensible. The New York Times So the Republican electoral strategy is, in effect, a gigantic con game: it depends on convincing voters that the bad economy is the… More Krugman: GOP’s Economy Strategy Is ‘Gigantic Con Game’