Thursday, April 24, 2014

And here we are...

What Wen Stephenson said...

Because, I’m sorry, this is not a test. This is really happening. The Arctic and the glaciers are melting. The great forests are dying and burning. The oceans are rising and acidifying. The storms, the floods—the droughts and heat waves—are intensifying. The breadbaskets are parched and drying. And all of it faster and sooner than scientists predicted. The window in which to act is closing before our eyes.  READ MORE

Today's (Unbelievably Twisted) Quote

"I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro," he said. Mr. Bundy recalled driving past a public-housing project in North Las Vegas, "and in front of that government house the door was usually open and the older people and the kids — and there is always at least a half a dozen people sitting on the porch — they didn't have nothing to do. They didn't have nothing for their kids to do. They didn't have nothing for their young girls to do.
"And because they were basically on government subsidy, so now what do they do?" he asked. "They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton. And I've often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn't get no more freedom. They got less freedom."  ~Clive Bundy  READ MORE 

The Missing Links

BlueOregon: GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby’s boyfriend claims he never told her about the $100,000 attack ad he launched on her behalf…
BlueNC: while the four Republican candidates in North Carolina turned their Senate primary debate into a freak show.
Brad DeLong: Among other reasons, conservatives are upset about Thomas Piketty’sCapital in the 21st Century because it suggests that the dirty hippies of Occupy had it right…
Mahablog: …so the decades-long struggles of the American middle class must be Obama’s fault.

The only certainty in life is change...maybe

Trancetastic Thursday!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014