Category: Politics

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Dictatorship

Writing about the Angry Liberal Guy Rant yesterday allowed me to vent some steam, but then I got roiled up again by today’s news that the NSA has been monitoring billions of domestic phone calls without court approval, something that is clearly against the law. From USAToday: The NSA’s domestic program, as described by sources, ...

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Angry Liberal Guy Rant

Via Boing Boing, C.B. Shapiro writes about why there seem to be “angry liberals” (count me among them), making a list of exactly why he/we/I think that our country is in far worse shape than it was before the Bush administration: I’ve compiled a short (and by no means complete) list just so I could ...

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The Wrongness Singularity

My knowledge of physics is shallow at best, but I grasp enough to recognize that this blog post is pure geeky genius: The wrongness singularity | Cosmic Variance. So in fact, Reynolds has managed to fit five units of wrongness into only four declarative statements! This is the hackular equivalent of crossing the Chandrasekhar Limit, ...

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Respect? Bush needs to earn it.

The House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) commented about Stephen Colbert’s closing keynote at the Washington Correspondents’ Dinner: “I thought some of it was funny, but I think it got a little rough,” Hoyer said. “He is the president of the United States, and he deserves some respect.” I respect the office of the President ...