Meanwhile in the rest of the Political World

The Sterling case is still the big story in the media, and the administration is very happy about that, because the rest of the news doesn't look all that good, such as: here’s Carney insisting that the Ben Rhodes email that lit up conservative media yesterday, which listed as one of the White House’s goals … Continue reading Meanwhile in the rest of the Political World

Brazil: Welcome to Usama’s!

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz The World Cup is scheduled to open in Sao Paolo on Thursday June 12th, with performers Claudia Leitte, Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez, but 223 miles away the Rio favelas are in the middle of a worsening crime wave: Rio chaos in countdown to kick-off Gunfights and killings in shanty towns have … Continue reading Brazil: Welcome to Usama’s!

What election 2014 comes down to in One Sentence

I'll have a lot to say about election 2014 over the course of the next 6 months but all you really need to know was concisely stated in one sentence at The Other McCain yesterday: The question is, can the GOP Establishment f*** up bad enough to overcome the Obama-induced unpopularity of Democrats? That what election 2014 … Continue reading What election 2014 comes down to in One Sentence

The Questions to be answered in the Donald Sterling Case by the NAACP

 For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you Luke 6:38b Now that Donald 'Sterling has been suspended for life a lot of people in the left would like us to forget the role of the NAACP in preparing to give him a 2nd lifetime achievement award. I'm not … Continue reading The Questions to be answered in the Donald Sterling Case by the NAACP