What the hell kind of country are we living in when a guy survives two tours of duty in Iraq where they told him he was fighting for our freedom -- and then is critically wounded by cops when he returns home
because he was simply engaging in his right to peacably assemble to seek redress for grievances from his government?
Can we please stop this talk about how rich people are rich people because they work harder than the rest of us
? Seriously...who is the last person, other than Steve Jobs, that you can think of who started out in a working class family and through smarts and hard work became part of the 1%? Most small businesses limp along, one bad year away from folding. (Link is to NYT)
I thought Lawrence O'Donnell was going to go full-out Howard Beale
for a minute there.
Sue me, but I'm Team Rachel. (No, I'm not talking about that one. I'm talking about this one
. The show is awful but this kid is sensational. Too bad they won't let her be the blues singer that she really is.)
Howard Dean is not the best argument for Grecian Formula
.Why am I not surprised?
But don't let this
interfere with shaming and discriminating against the overweight. After all, the diet industry creates jobs! (NYT link)
Is it wrong to buy the Steve Jobs biography
in hard copy instead of reading it on an iPad?