Monthly Archives: July 2012

Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist, GOP ayatollah, is losing his grip on the party www.latimes.com/news/politics/topoftheticket/la-na-tt-norquist-gop-ayatollah-20121128,0,7052403.story “Anyone who has followed the debate about how to reduce our debt and deal with with the tough issues of entitlement reform has likely heard the name Grover … Continue reading

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Rolling Stones at Fifty

Start it up: the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ first gig Fifty years ago this week, a nervous band called the Rollin’ Stones played their first gig – to a bemused crowd of jazz fans. Christopher Sandford, the band’s … Continue reading

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Global Warming is here

Americans continue to see climate change as a threat, caused in part by human activity, and they think government and businesses should do more to address it. Continue reading

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Romney and His Record

Dude, not releasing your tax returns is a super boring way to rebel against your dad. Continue reading

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Obama and His Record

Because almost everything Obama said in his speech was false. Continue reading

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Arab Spring update

Egyptian Sociologist Saadudin Ibrahim: The Muslim Brotherhood Is Hijacking the Revolution, More Dangerous than the Salafis www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/6588.htm Egypt’s Islamists Tread Lightly, but Skeptics Squirm By ROD NORDLAND Published: July 28, 2012 www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/world/middleeast/egypts-islamists-tread-lightly-but-skeptics-squirm.html Egypt: Presidential loser Ahmed Shafik leaves as graft … Continue reading

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Energy Independence Happy Fourth

Deep-water technology enabled Brazil, which for years depended on oil imports, to become a net exporter in 2009. Continue reading

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