Tag Archives: paul krugman

this n that

Go and read Now What?: It is hard to escape the fact that, in far too many ways, bin Laden won even in death. He hoped to provoke a drastic over-reach from that resident idiot in the White House, and … Continue reading

Posted in news, this n that | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on this n that

this n that

Really a lot of stuff going on in MENA right now, it’s almost impossible to keep up. Key countries: Libya – la terre brûlée: Looks like on the cusp of civil war, as Ghadaffi is responding with extreme violence to … Continue reading

Posted in breaking, news, this n that | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on this n that

this n that

More violent incitement, this time from Glenn Beck. Who is the dastardly, dangerous criminal he rails against for our safety?? Why, none other than a 78 year old professor, over an article she wrote 45 years ago! Yes, the American … Continue reading

Posted in media, news, politics, queer | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on this n that

this n that

There are any number of similar approaches that have proven themselves like this one: Portugal’s Experiment With Drugs. Nine years ago, Portugal decriminalized the possession of all illicit drugs — from marijuana to heroin — but continued to impose criminal … Continue reading

Posted in news, this n that | Tagged , , | Comments Off on this n that

this n that

This is how companies are making amazing profits over the last half decade & more while the jobless rate has gone up and wages have flatlined if not declined: Serfing USA: Corporate America Is Robbing American Workers Remember, all during … Continue reading

Posted in news, this n that | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on this n that