Herman Cain Accused of Having a 13 Year Affair,... →
After embattled Republican Presidential hopeful Herman Cain has been accused of a multitude of indiscretions of the sexual harassment variety, this evening another accuser will claim to have had a 13…
Richmond Tea Party Blames Occupy Movement For... →
The Richmond Tea Party has been distraught over the attention given to the Occupy movement while disregarding the prevalent use of police force, they laid claim to preferential treatment being given…
Maybe it’s because the browser is snappier than my laptop’s. Or that the screen is so much larger than my iPod, and hey, I just read today’s Plain Dealer on it, after browsing magazines and newspapers on it. Or that I used it to read a book of “New Rules” by Bill Mayer. After I used it as a music player, connected to my tube amp. And now it’s the source...
Occupy Wall Street versus the Tea Party
cognitivedissonance: Just a few stats on the two movements…
A Mother And Son Stand Up to Bullying in OHIO |... →
Freshman Zach Huston was the subject of a beating, caught on video that went viral online. He says that without the attack being filmed, faculty and administrators would have taken little action. The…
We Are the 99.9% →
The 99 percent slogan is great, but it actually aims too low. A big chunk of the top 1 percent’s gains have gone to an even smaller group, the top 0.1 percent.
I’m mostly satisfied with my Kindle Fire. For $199 I’m not only getting a reading device, but also an app-ly browser-ly toy. It’s not as smooth and nimble as my iPod touch (which has bricked again…I hate you Apple), but it’s not all bad. The keyboard is cranky and at times the device is a bit unresponsive, but overall I think it’s enjoyable and a good...
You blue collar gay guys confuse me.– Part of a sweeping conversation with a coworker who makes cameo appearances in our department on weekends, in reference to my ability to work in an industrial environment. I came out to him as we worked, something I rarely do any more—because I’m open at work (I believe most everybody...
Former JPMorgan Banker: Exploiting Consumers Is... →
Wall Street continues to ignore America’s anger at it, sipping champagne from rooftops while protesters march below.
As Thousands Take To The Streets Fox News Declares... →
Tens of thousands of people are taking to the streets today in a Day of Action, but this fact doesn’t seem to bother Fox News, as the network has proc
Small Government GOP Hypocrites Freak Out Over... →
Two supposedly small government Republican Senators, John McCain and Lindsey O. Graham, are part of a larger effort to protect the defense budget from the debt deal’s automatic trigger mechanism.
Senate Democrats Challenge Defense Of Marriage Act... →
Under the law, the federal government is bound to recognize only those marriages between a man and a woman. A Senate committee has passed a measure that would change that, but resistance from…
It’s endlessly fascinating that fundamentalists want to guarantee a fertilized...– Hrafnkell Haraldsson, in his PoliticusUSA article Personhood USA Strikes Out in Mississippi – Targets Wisconsin.
The End of AIDS | HIV & AIDS |... →
Beyond the drug cocktail. Beyond a vaccine. Scientists are talking about total cure. . Visit Discover Magazine to read this article and other exclusive science and technology news stories.
Paper Asylum →
This looks interesting. A “vintage paper and pop culture convention” here in our little city. Anyone going?
Conservatives Pushing End-Run Around Mandated... →
In reaction to the looming deadline on the super committee — potentially triggering $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts if the group fails to make a $1.5 trillion dent in the deficit by…
Don’t blame banks, and don’t blame the marketplace for the mess we’re in right...– Rep. Joe Walsh, an Illinois Republican, getting upset at a constituent who asked him about the power of the bank lobby in Washington at a recent meeting. (via officialssay) Hey Joe, your ignorant temper tantrums aren’t exactly helping matters. Are your contituents hitting a bit too close to...
Shopping Blitz, via Amazon.
After a successful afternoon of photo hiking, I’ve finally pulled the trigger on a few items that I’ll need to continue prowling and snapping during the winter months…new Hi Tec Yeti insulated hiking boots and Youngstown fingerless gloves. If I can’t manage to tear myself away from the warmth of home, however, I’ve also snagged the Blu-Ray version of the Twilight...
The War Against the Poor | The Nation →
The Occupy Wall Street movement has already made the concentration of wealth at the top of this society a central issue in American politics. Now, it promises to do something similar when it comes to…
2012 Bayfront Maritime Center Small Boat Festival... →
This sounds like it could become a great event for Erie. I’m there.
Patrick Murphy: 'I Am Proud to Stand With the 99%' →
Patrick Murphy, one of the Democratic hopefuls in the race for Rep. Allen West’s congressional seat, has joined several of…