Naomi Klein: “The bomb has yet to detonate”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCHBLt-w9wE Naomi Klein discusses last week’s chaos on Wall Street, and how Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson’s proposed $700 billion bail-out plan fits the ‘disaster capitalism’ model. (Video courtesy The...

The AP Puts Their GOP Drunk Goggles To Use

For anyone that watched Obama’s acceptance speech last night there was little question that this was one of the most policy laden speeches Obama’s ever given. Tax cuts for the bottom 95% of working Americans. 10 year Apollo-style timetable to eliminate our imports of Middle Eastern oil. Closing...

Points For Enthusiasm

Andrew Sullivan, you gotta love him. Seriously, I like Sully.  Always have, but this time he strikes me as jumping the gun just a little bit. Under the title, “Obama’s March Surge”, he produces this graph of the latest Gallup daily tracking poll: I do give points for enthusiasm; people...

Dream Country

“Hope is what I saw in the eyes of the folks going to caucus last night… . If you ware willing to reach for what you know in your gut is possible. If you believe, as I believe, that we have to reach out and give the next generation the same chances that somebody gave us, if you believe in keeping the...