Daily Archive: 01/17/2017

Jan 17 2017

One Good Thing

Surprise: President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence by Mike Masnick, Tech Dirt Tue, Jan 17th 2017 Well, here’s a surprise. President Obama has just commuted the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s sentence, meaning she will be freed this May, rather than having to spend another three decades in jail. Manning, of course, was sent to prison …

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Jan 17 2017

See Yah. Thanks For Nothing.

It is my contention that Barack Obama’s Neo Liberal, Moderate Republican agenda and concentration on symbolic Identity Politics to the exclusion of genuine economic reform, his tolerance of and participation in War Crimes, his looking the other way at real and provable Financial Fraud, his systemic militarization of Police and sufferance of their violence against …

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Jan 17 2017

The End Of Davos Man?

One can only hope. Davos is the name of the Swiss town where the World Economic Forum is held annually. As you might expect it’s kind of a ‘Burning Man’ of Neo Liberal excess, but with inequality reaching a point where according to Oxfam half the World’s wealth is held by a mere 8 individuals …

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Jan 17 2017

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jan 17 2017

The Breakfast Club (Superman Where Are You Now?)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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