Nope, no freedom being defended here. →
Reflexive military worship is a cancer on society. Unscrupulous people use it to justify their actions and avoid any criticism. That shit makes the act of asking why we should send young people to absorb bullets and get blown to pieces into some kind of subversion and/or sedition.
Tickling your pet:
katelin: maithalovesyou: Expectation: Reality:
New York AG Investigation Threatens to Blow Open... →
This investigation has the potential to be a Mother of All Nightmares situation for the banks.
Reverse Robin Hooding WI Banks →
This afternoon, the People’s Rights Campaign, a coalition of labor and community organizations, organized a community action on Madison’s Capitol Square. Activists scrounged for their last pennies and taped them to “deposit slips” so that they could be deposited directly into the accounts of the CEOs of M&I Bank, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase Bank.
After approving NBC buyout, FCC Commish becomes... →
wilwheaton: Meredith Attwell Baker, one of the two Republican Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, plans to step down—and right into a top lobbying job at Comcast-NBC. This is absolutely appalling. The ruling class isn’t even trying to hide how corrupt it is anymore; that’s how thoroughly fucked America is.
Sad that this is the kind of thing that elected officials say in public, but...– Neil Gaiman’s Journal: The Opinions of a Pencil-necked Weasel-thief… (via wilwheaton) From the post: I like “pencil-necked weasel”. It has “pencil” in it. Pencils are good things. You can draw or write things with pencils. I think it’s what you call someone when you’re worried that using a long...
Minnesota GOP leader declares war on Neil Gaiman →
wilwheaton: “Minnesota House Majority leader called author Neil Gaiman a ‘pencil-necked weasel’ that he ‘hated’ for earning $45K from a state arts fund for speaking at a library.” The $45K in question was specifically earmarked for bringing authors to suburban libraries, and Neil donated it to charity. Matt Dean is a vile piece of shit who is also very, very stupid. I could add that he’s a...