Tea and Crackers

An excellent article on the Tea Party http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/17390/210904 A hall full of elderly white people in Medicare-paid scooters, railing against government spending and imagining themselves revolutionaries as they cheer on the vice-presidential puppet hand-picked by the GOP establishment. If there exists a better snapshot of everything the Tea Party represents, I can’t imagine it. which … Read more

OK, who’s surprised? Really?

Many Homeland Security initiatives are called flops – latimes.com www.latimes.com A high-tech “virtual fence” to catch illegal border crossers. Next-generation nuclear detectors at ports. Tamper-proof driver’s licenses in every state.These were signature Bush administration initiatives to protect the country against terrorism and secure its borders. …

somewhere between baffled and bemused

I just found out what the Betsy Ross Teabag Flag with the “II” in the middle means: Second American Revolution: MEANING OF OUR FLAG. Our Betsy Ross flag with a Roman numeral “II” in the center of the 13 stars symbolizes the Second American Revolution on its surface, but at a deeper level it symbolizes … Read more