A CATCHey Fairy Tale

Mrs. Polly over at at my old friend Kevin’s place has penned a fairy tale that sums up my feelings about The Elfin Princess. Once there was an elfin princess, who issued edicts and did No Wrong. She was so beloved that whenever she went on the TV to engage with her lessers, the lessers couldn’t help...

Sharron Angle’s Flip Flops

Flip flops are all the rage in summertime and I realize that it’s July and the height of flip flop season but the flip flopping being committed by Tea Party candidate for Senate Sharron Angle is outrageous. Yesterday during a stint on KXNT, a predominantly conservative talk radio station in Las Vegas,...

OneMidEast.org First Impressions

I recently stumbled OneMidEast.org, which seems to be the most civil and intellectually insightful debate on the Israel-Syria peace process.  The site describes itself as OneMideast.org is an online discussion arena intended for raising and debating ideas central to the Arab-Israeli peace process. The...

A Tweet of the Times

A Utah prison has conducted what will most likely be the last official execution by firing squad in the United States.  However, what should have been a story about society continuing the barbaric practice of the death penalty, has instead turned into one of on a perversion of social media.  For the first...

Youtube Censors Satire

Just a quick post, want to get back to the World Cup buuut I am a first amendment geek.  I hate the idea of censorship.  Now, censoring noise or stupidity is one thing, and is the choice of whoever is hosting a medium.  However, using a loophole or legal technicality by one side to stifle the other is foul...

Lessons from Arkansas

So I”m David, the new editor of CfLF, I wanted to start out with a small introductory piece about who I am, but I did not plan on starting on a primary night, so I will get to the how do you do’s another day.  Instead, I want to talk about Arkansas. A lot of progressives around the country are...

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