Monthly Archives: January 2011

US – Politics – HIstory – Michele Bachmann’s “Great Americans” – 31 January 2011

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_B._TaneyNumber 1 in the series “Michele Bachmann’s Great Americans” – that great fighter for diversity, Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. With great Americans like him, I just don’t know how people could doubt the commitment Americans … Continue reading

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US – Politics – History – Michele Bachmann and Historical Revisionism – 31 January 2011

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postpartisan/2011/01/michele_bachmanns_absolutely_a.html “How unique in all of the world, that one nation that was the resting point from people groups all across the world. It didn’t matter the color of their skin, it didn’t matter their language, it didn’t matter their … Continue reading

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US – Politics – History – Defending Michele Bachmann Apparently Involves Presenting the 3/5 Compromise As Evidence of a Weakened South – 31 January 2011

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2011/jan/27/liberals-make-bachmann-enemy-number-one/ Apparently, the Right now has a talking point that the 3/5 Compromise was an attempt to _weaken_ the sectional power of the South…this article presents that completely ridiculous premise, without, of course, explaining the tortured logic by which one … Continue reading

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US – Politics – HIstory – Michele Bachmann’s "Great Americans" – 31 January 2011

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_B._TaneyNumber 1 in the series “Michele Bachmann’s Great Americans” – that great fighter for diversity, Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. With great Americans like him, I just don’t know how people could doubt the commitment Americans … Continue reading

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US – Politics – I Take The Pledge Not To Talk About Right-Wing Extremists – 31 January 2011

My recent posts about my disgust with Michele Bachmann’s revisionist history are going to be the last posts I make about anyone in the Tea Party, who works for Fox News or has a right-wing talk show for at least … Continue reading

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Tunisia – Protests – Return of Ennadha Leader Rachid Ghanouchi – 30 January 2011

http://www.npr.org/2011/01/30/133348639/as-tunisians-cheer-egypt-islamist-leader-returns “Ghanouchi compared his views to those of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Despite Erdogan’s Islamist roots, he has been widely viewed as a pragmatist largely loyal to the legacy of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who sought … Continue reading

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Political Economy – Poverty – Food Prices Can Topple Governments – 30 January 2011

http://www.npr.org/2011/01/30/133331809/rising-food-prices-can-topple-governments-too?ps=rs A lot of what’s going on in the Middle East right now is also about this. And this is not only important in the Middle East. This could be really important now in some countries near us in North … Continue reading

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