The height of stupidity.

No, really.  This is as stupid as anything I have ever read.  And I have the answer. FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne's 4th Brigade, deploying to Afghanistan later this month, are headed into a unique and delicate mission that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta hinted at this week: They are going […]

Why you are set in your beliefs.

H/T Joemama Arredondo – a correspondent who usually prefers anonymity.  Probably a secret anarchist or a damn intellectual.  🙂 Today, my friends, we are again witnessing a national spectacle in politics with citizens, who seem to lack basic critical reasoning faculties, engaging in a process of choosing who will lead them in the future. Here […]

To my conservative friends who remind me of Col. Anderson.

Submit this story In the summer of 1865, a former slave by the name of Jourdan Anderson sent a letter to his former master. And 147 years later, the document reads as richly as it must have back then. The roughly 800-word letter, which has resurfaced via various blogs, websites, Twitter and Facebook, is a response to […]


In a stunning break with First Amendment policy, House Republicans directed Capitol Hill police to detain a highly regarded documentary crew that was attempting to film a Wednesday PUBLIC hearing on a controversial natural gas procurement practice. Journalists covering PUBLIC HEARINGS are now being arrested and removed by order of the RANKING REPUBLICANS. Happy now, […]