It’s easy to vote in douchebags more inept and corrupt than the ones you hate. Taking to the streets in a brutal dictatorship — that’s strength, in numbers:
The case for transparency:
When people take to the streets and the army is called out to stop them, at least two things can happen: Tunis, or Tiananmen. When the world is watching, a peaceful outcome is more likely. A threatened regime, when they think they’re immune to scrutiny, is a very dangerous thing. — Ethan Zuckerman on victory in Egypt.
Meanwhile…. Corporatist lawlessness.
The next Big Fail: Come on; If Obomba can go for this, you know, he’ll let the Republicans destroy Social Security.
President Palin: Douchebag, retard, and corporate welfare cheat.
That revolt of the teabaggers against the renewal of the Patriot Act didn’t last very long, did it?
Confirmed: Fox News makes stuff up.