November 2015

Wasserman-Schultz Is The GOP's Best Weapon, Especially Concerning Abortion

I'll admit it, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz might've been hit with a "gotcha" question, but it's one I'd like to think any mother, regardless of her party, her position in that party and her ideology .. all of that rolled into one ball, could've handled with far more class and less glass than she demostrated recently. When asked if she believed children in utero were human ...

Syria Rebels Using Caged Captives as "Human Shields"

Source: AFP, November 1, 2015

BEIRUIT (AFP) -- A major Syrian rebel group is using dozens of captives in metal cages as "human shields" in the largest opposition stronghold on the outskirts of Damascus, a monitor said Sunday.

Jaish al-Islam, regarded as the most powerful rebel group near the capital, has put regime soldiers and Alawite civilians it was holding in metal cages, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told AFP.


In politics the term I hear a lot is 'playing to the base', part of playing to the base for the right wing, are those so called 'dog whistle' comments the right wing are so famous for. Some of the best dog whistle comments, 'she was well spoken for a black woman', thug culture, even the term gun 'control', 'entitlement', 'anchor babies', it goes on forever.

Hillary: Walker’s foolish new stadium is reminiscent of the Democratic Party’s Keystone XL Pipeline.

Remember the picture of a beaming Barac O’blah blah next to a stack of gi-normous metal pipes that would carry highly volatile and extremely dirty Canadian tar sand oil across the US via the Keystone XL Pipeline? Remember how the Keystone project gained ground – despite some very dubious and completely false assertions - when it dealt with then Secretary of State Hillary Goddam Clinton? Well, it turns out Alcoa has a history of corrupt dealings$$$ with the Democratic party that has its genesis none other than with Hillary’s Clinton Foundation.

Democrats Need To Reclaim the Word Freedom Now

Thom plus logo The big debate among democratic circles is about the word socialism. It really needs to be about the word freedom. Billionaires claim that freedom means no taxes for the billionaires. Industrialists claim that freedom means no regulation for their industries.