Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

[photo credit] The people that make a difference in this world are still important. The Senator was a flawed man who made mistakes, but he has also made the world for some of the most underprivileged in America. It breaks my heart he can’t be here to help write and pass this health care reform, […]


I have a post semi about journalism that I shall write soon, but first I just need to convey my frustration with the news media (again), particularly about their coverage on the health care debates. News should inform, right now all the American public is getting is a bunch of images and sound bites of […]


Part two of this wild ride we are calling the Iranian 2009 Election. There have been lots of opinions on the US Government’s handling of the situation (as if the United States’ government has legitimate in the region to handle it). Many on the right are complaining that President Obama isn’t doing enough to support […]


Unless you don’t have access to the internet (which seems to be the new ‘living under a rock’, although I am very aware I am one of the privileged few in the world who can say this), you have at least heard about the protests in Iran over their disputed elections on Friday. First, I […]


is really a speech to help fix Arab-US relations. Reza Aslan’s post Memo to Obama: Leave Egypt criticized his choice of Cairo as the location of a speech to Muslims because Arabs make a small fraction (10%) of Muslims, and coupled with the gross human rights violations, the president should be more apt to choose […]


Before the announcement of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as the nominee to be Supreme Court Justice, I was going to write about my annoyance of the overuse of the Constitution in argument.  That may come later in the upcoming weeks and months as this process continues, but first I wanted to dissect the sentence that have […]


Teabagging It

20Apr09

How did I forget to talk about The Great Tea Bag Incident of 2009? Well, there is too much crazy to completely wrap my head around. I did enjoy The Daily Show’s take on the event. Watching this transition in party power in America has been a fascinating movement of changing perception. Everything the right […]