A point missing from Niki Tsongas piece this week

Niki Tsongas has a piece published in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune that take a short at some of the effects of the Sequester: Several months ago the manager of the Lawrence Municipal Airport notified my office that as a result of sequestration, automatic government spending cuts that went into effect in February, 2013, the Federal … Continue reading A point missing from Niki Tsongas piece this week

Marco Rubio pulls an Arafat

Hey remember when the PLO was famous for saying one thing in English and something different in Arabic to their own people. Marco Rubio apparently does: In a Spanish-language interview Sunday with the network Univision, Sen. Marco Rubio, the leading Republican on the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform group, made his strongest statement yet … Continue reading Marco Rubio pulls an Arafat

Why do I see #Freekate when I read #teamsnowden?

I’ll wager Greenwald and Firedoglake would not have been crying over Winston Wood Bolt. DTG blog Sept 30, 2011 John Breen:  Who were you going to shoot? Beau Merritt:  The winner John Breen:  Whose side are you on anyway? Beau Merritt:  Mine The Fighting Kentuckian 1949   Yesterday after declaring my impression of Edward Snowden … Continue reading Why do I see #Freekate when I read #teamsnowden?