San Diego Police Stop Air Force Veteran From Hanging American Flag

Think Progress Video has emerged of an Air Force veteran associated with Occupy San Diego, Joseph Aldous, trying to plant an American flag in a public plaza in San Diego. Police repeatedly harangued him about his action, as at least half a dozen police officers tried to prevent Aldous from simply putting his flag down.… More San Diego Police Stop Air Force Veteran From Hanging American Flag

Right-Wing Lip Readers Take Michelle Obama Derangement Syndrome To A Whole New Level

I take a short break from blogging and I come back to see the crazies are at it again.  Sheesh! Media Matters UPDATE: Kristina Schake, communications director for First Lady Michelle Obama, made the following statement about these attacks: The words, meaning and context in these claims are all wildly off the mark.  The First… More Right-Wing Lip Readers Take Michelle Obama Derangement Syndrome To A Whole New Level

MSNBC anchor: Palin’s bus tour ‘a breach of a federal law’

In my opinion, Sarah Palin is a breach of federal law! Raw Story MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir says Sarah Palin’s creative display of the American flag on the bus for her national tour could amount to a “breach of a federal law.” “In fact, the whole thing could be in breach of a federal law because… More MSNBC anchor: Palin’s bus tour ‘a breach of a federal law’

Gov. Brewer Signs Law Giving Tea Party Flag Same Status As American Flag

Just when I thought AZ Gov. Jan Brewer had harnassed some common sense into her cerebrel cortex, she does this… Think Progress While Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is rightly being praised for vetoing a so-called “birther bill” yesterday, she also quietly signed into law legislation that gives the Tea Party-associated Gadsen Flag the same protection as… More Gov. Brewer Signs Law Giving Tea Party Flag Same Status As American Flag

Unsettled nation marks 9/11 with rituals of sorrow

APNews-ExciteNews NEW YORK (AP) – Rites of remembrance and loss marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, familiar in their sorrow but observed for the first time Saturday in a nation torn over the prospect of a mosque near ground zero and the role of Islam in society. Under a flawless blue sky… More Unsettled nation marks 9/11 with rituals of sorrow