Dateline: The United States Against America
Is your pride restored yet?
Death for Bradley Manning? Unacceptable.
Under ordinary circumstances, few would dispute that when a nation turns against its educators and reviles scientists as “elitists,” it’s headed downhill. Not to mention when it attacks working stiffs who drive ambulances, inspect bridges and natural gas wells, maintain sewers and water lines, put out fires, and respond to 911 calls when the sound of breaking glass is heard at 3 a.m. (More.)
Defend this; it doesn’t happen by accident:
And I have said many times, publicly, that I do think he has a different worldview and I think it is, in part, molded out of a very different experience. Most of us grew up going to Boy Scout meetings and, you know, our communities were filled with Rotary Clubs, not madrassas.
Think the old man whose inappropriate dis of Tricky Dick Nixon, empowerment of George Herbert Walker Bush and the crazed modern conservatives are the journalistic high points of his career, and couldn’t figure out how to defend a story credited to him has an opinion on clean energy worth a lick? Clearly, he doesn’t.
Virginia student suspended one day for holding the door open for someone whose hands were full. I’m speechless over the stupidity.
I don’t give a shit about Charlie Sheen except for amazement of the tragic waste his life has been full of. Any one here care?