Don’t you worry, it’s for a cause …

In response to the recent passage of HR 1540, also known as the National Defense Authorization Act, which will have the chilling effect of suspending the right to due process, the right to a trial by a jury of an accuser’s peers, and the right to habeas corpus, now that the so-called “war on terror” […]

Quote of the Day

At any rate, congratulations, America, you’ve elected a group of people who believe government doesn’t work, yet will still take a nice cushy job in it doing absolutely nothing productive on your dime. I can’t possibly see how that wouldn’t work out. via The Black Guy’s Still The President – The Superficial

A response

Lately, especially with the heated debate over the healthcare reform bill reaching a fever pitch, a lot of people have been tweeting things along the lines of “A Prayer for Obama. Psalms 109:8”. Psalms 109:8 states, “May his days be few; may another seize his position.” What’s scary is the verse that immediately follows. Psalms […]

A plan?

A-Train asked me today how I see the plan helping people (while avoiding answering my own question to him on how he would try to fix the problems facing our nation today). I see the plan creating jobs by putting people to work building and updating necessary infrastructure and investing in our energy future, instead […]

America’s crisis worse than Japan?

America’s crisis in a historical context | Worse than Japan? | The Economist THERE is one consolation for the depressing instability of finance. History offers a rich array of banking crises from which policymakers can draw lessons—and against which today’s rescue plans can be judged. According to an IMF database, there have been 124 “systemic” […]

Poetry Friday

PRAISE SONG FOR THE DAY A Poem for Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration Each day we go about our business, walking past each other, catching each other’s eyes or not, about to speak or speaking. All about us is noise. All about us is noise and bramble, thorn and din, each one of our ancestors on […]