Another sign that Big Money has gone too far, and that corporations are too powerful. Originally, corporations were granted charters for two years, and could only be renewed if they could prove they were doing the public good. As Seth Godin says here, business for the sake of short-term profit, with no accountability to the […]Read More Seth’s Blog: The perfect crime
Okay, what’s the deal with T-Mobile’s pricing for the new “Android” phone, the G1? Word is out that it will go for $179. Sweet!, I thought. I immediately went online to my MyTmobile account to snatch up a pre-order. But what happens when I get to the page where I get to pick which color […]Read More T-Mobile G1 Pricing: LIES!
Americans are spending billions upon billions of dollars to kill Iraqis and fuck up that whole country. But we can’t spend a goddamn cent more on the health of American children???? What the FUCK??? Of course the prez is all for it. But the newly-elected, Democrat-led House of Representatives can’t do a thing about it? […]Read More House fails to override Bush’s veto of CHIPS
Today’s Doonesbury just hit a resonant tone with me: “the parameters of debate.” In the strip, the White House press corps is questioning Bush’s choices, or rather the choices he gives himself. While I’m glad the press has brought up this question, I think it has been brought up neither frequently enough nor with enough […]Read More The Parameters of Debate
Rush Limbaugh. What a loser. Does anybody even listen to him anymore? Didn’t he go to jail for drugs? Well, not quite. His drug use has been in criminal investigation for two-and-a-half years, poor guy (I mean, how inconvenient!). Now, apparently, he’s been let off the hook because he’s been seeing a therapist since the […]Read More Talent Stolen from the Drug Companies
In his article "Keeping Kids Stupid: The Intellectual Lynching of Jay Bennish," Michael I. Niman defends Social Studies teacher Jay Bennish's teaching methodology. Definitely worth checking out.Read More Defending Jay Benning. Again. And Well.
Admittedly, I am not very good at keeping up with the latest news. I mean, I just found this today (from March 11th), about Colorado High School Social Studies teacher Jay Benning being reinstated in his job after originally being placed on leave for comparing certain of PrezBush's Jan 06 State of the Union address […]Read More The Fourth Reich: Avoided for Now?