CA Campaign Ad from Right Portrays Dem Female Candidate as Stripper, Calls Her B-word & “Ho”

Just one morning I’d like to not see news that feels so compelling that I can’t turn it away for noting on the blog.  For sure there are days when against all pressure I don’t give in, but this is just so ill I’m not posting the video here – you can see it for…

Why NY U.S. Rep. Peter King (R) & Hearing on Radical Islam Are Disingenuous

Because the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Act of 2007 has been around for nearly five years, 400 members of Congress signed onto it in 2009, and it absolutely anticipated that radicalization, however they were going to define it, was not limited to any one religious, ethnic, political or cultural group (though one reason I was…

Women of the Revolution: Two-fer to watch from today’s This Week

women-revolution-lama-hasan-uprising-middle-east-libya-egypt-human-rights-politics-13069528While doing Sunday chores, I got to see the cover of the redesigned and Tina Brown-ified Newsweek about to come out, with a very powerful image of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the cover as well as watch with great interest an all-woman roundtable discussing the role of women in the revolutions occurring…