Jim Hightower | Why build a National Monument to a union-busting robber baron?

Occasionally, I see something that is so bizarre, so out of place, so wrong that I have to assume I’m hallucinating. For example: The National Park Service’s Pullman National Monument in Chicago. George Pullman? My mind boggled! Our tax dollars are being

Source: Jim Hightower | Why build a National Monument to a union-busting robber baron?

70 Years of Military Mediocrity: The Shared Failings of America’s Military Academies and Senior Officers | Alternet

70 Years of Military Mediocrity: The Shared Failings of America’s Military Academies and Senior Officers | Alternet

Source: 70 Years of Military Mediocrity: The Shared Failings of America’s Military Academies and Senior Officers | Alternet

3 numbers to know as Louisiana tries to shut down Planned Parenthood

“We have a syphilis epidemic right now in New Orleans,” Dr.

Source: 3 numbers to know as Louisiana tries to shut down Planned Parenthood

Louisiana is having a crisis in sexually transmitted diseases, but their genius governor wants to cut funding for an agency that can help with combatting it, so he can brownnose a fringe religious faction, and what’s a little HIV compared to being President?

 

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Clerk Kim Davis and the Pseudo Christian Martyrs

John Oliver Mason:

I KNEW Kim Davis has a bigger political agenda than playing the “martyr” for the media.

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Kim Davis is on her way to martyrdom. Today she defied every legal entity extending up through the Supreme Court and again denied marriage licenses to the same sex couple wanting one. She did so “under God’s authority.”

She is essentially campaigning to be charged with the misdemeanor of official misconduct that can have, as its penalty, up to a year in jail. The couple whom she has violated have asked that she only be penalized by fees. That won’t really work as well for the agenda by which Davis appears to be marching.

Kim is one of two Clerks in Kentucky, both named Davis, that are the latest in a string of botched martyrs, although how exactly their misguided self destruction will play out still remains to be seen. When it does play out, we will all be very aware of it. The big Hate PR Media Machine will…

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