Surprise! Man finds himself in audience full of people he saved as children from Nazi camps [W/VIDEO]

Oscar Schindler once said: (paraphrased) He who saves a life saves a generation. This actually occurred in 2009 but I ran across it today and wanted to share what the word hero means to me… Truth Seeker Daily Sir Nicholas Winton organized the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669 mostly Jewish Czechoslovakian children destined… More Surprise! Man finds himself in audience full of people he saved as children from Nazi camps [W/VIDEO]

Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream Speech – August 28, 1963

I Have a Dream Speech Martin Luther King’s Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963. Washington, D.C. When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black… More Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream Speech – August 28, 1963

Newt Gingrich’s “Invented Palestinians”

Newt Gingrich, the “so-called” historian, courts the Jewish base at the expense of yet another minority.  The problem with Newt’s hypothesis is that Jewish people here and in Israel will not fall for Gingrich’s obvious race baiting.  It’s a terrible and shameless case of pandering on Gingrich’s part… Mario Piperni Another Republican pandering for the Jewish vote… More Newt Gingrich’s “Invented Palestinians”

The Right’s Failed Protest Smear

You know the Occupy movement is working when Right-wingers start trying to smear the massive movement… The Daily Beast Right-wing figures like Bill Kristol are pushing the idea that Occupy Wall Street is anti-Semitic to scare Jews and embarrass politicians like Obama, but the tactic is not gaining traction.  When your cries of anti-Semitism fail to rile… More The Right’s Failed Protest Smear

Southern Poverty Law Center Reminds GOP Of The Hate Groups Behind Values Voter Summit

All one has to do is see  how the folks at the “Values” Voter Summit behaved in past conferences. Think Progress As all of the major GOP presidential contenders prepare to speak at the Family Research Council’s (FRC) annual Values Voter Summit, the Southern Poverty Law Center is holding a press conference and has published an ad in… More Southern Poverty Law Center Reminds GOP Of The Hate Groups Behind Values Voter Summit

Karl Rove: It’s ‘Offensive’ To Say We Are A Christian Nation

Seems like Karl Rove understands the Founding Fathers’ intent to see this country as fundamentally neutral when it comes to religion. Some would interpret their view as wanting us to accept all religions without persecution of any particular religion.  In fact, The Establishmet Clause in the First Amendment speaks to that very issue: Congress shall… More Karl Rove: It’s ‘Offensive’ To Say We Are A Christian Nation

Wash Times: Criticism Of Palin’s ‘Blood Libel’ Part Of ‘Ongoing Pogrom’ Against Conservatives

What is wrong with some people on the Right?  Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo says it best: I thought Sarah Palin’s “blood libel” comment was crude and stupid. And I understand that many found it offensive, though I can’t say I was really offended in any personal way. The truth is very few things… More Wash Times: Criticism Of Palin’s ‘Blood Libel’ Part Of ‘Ongoing Pogrom’ Against Conservatives

Palin’s unfortunate response to controversy

Salon’s War Room is reporting updates on various political pundits’ reaction to Sarah Palin’s video… Salon UPDATE (12:59 EST): War Room editor Steve Kornacki’s response Salon’s own Steve Kornacki explains that “This is why Palin ’12 just won’t work:” Her defiant statement today will reinforce Republicans’ growing doubts about the wisdom of nominating her… FULL POST  … More Palin’s unfortunate response to controversy