Category Archives: Politics

Lies that cost hundreds of billions of dollars

The Iraq war began ten years ago this month. More than just wrong:

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Fascism, cont’d

Original post here. The Daily Beast and the Center for Investigative Reporting have new information about Police Militarization (h/t The Agitator). I love that the feds gave Oklahoma $2 million for port security. – Radley Balko

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End of Life Decisions, Planning

Good article describing remarkable differences in how people in the medical field view treatment for life-threatening illness: How Doctors Die « Zócalo Public Square It turns out they often don’t make the same decisions that are recommended to patients, and appear … Continue reading

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Sliding towards fascism

Since 9/11 American’s have been giving up their liberties. Most of the time it’s because they have been told it is necessary for their ‘safety’. Conservatives yell “socialism” at anything the President suggests, but I don’t hear anyone yelling ‘Fascism” … Continue reading

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The American Legislative Exchange Council

I first read about The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) regarding Arizona’s new Immigration Law AB1070. ALEC was listed as it’s primary author, and poking around I started seeing a lot of information about this group that describes itself as … Continue reading

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