Understanding the Liberal/Progressive Lexicon: Part II

Understanding the Liberal/Progressive Lexicon: Part II –Joe Bakanovic, July , 2012   This is Part II of a series on the importance of role language plays in Progressive thinking and methodology.  It is part of a larger series I am starting tracing the history of the American Progressive movement in general.  You can find Part…

Semper Fidelis

Fantastic story and fantastic page on FaceBook – The Blacksphere – go check them out. Every now and then, in the middle of the constant barrage of crap that’s just pissing us all off these days, we come across a story, a feat, an event that just makes us stop in our tracks. This was…

Points to Ponder LXXIII

Here are two stories: Jim Walton to Step Down as Chief of CNN Time Warner said on Friday that Jim Walton, the embattled president of CNN Worldwide, would hand the news giant over to a new chief at the end of the year.   Breaking: CNN’s Jim Walton Resigns “CNN needs new thinking,” Walton wrote…

Understanding the Liberal/Progressive Lexicon: Part I

Understanding the Liberal/Progressive Lexicon: Part I –Joe Bakanovic, July , 2012   As entertaining as it may be, I feel like it’s time to leave the partisan wrestling match behind for a little while and do some real work on helping others understand what is happening in our society today; why it is happening; and…

Points to Ponder LXXII

Here’s the Story: ‘How Many Murdered Children Does It Take’: Democratic Candidate Uses Aurora Shooting to Fundraise And now, there’s Dill using a national tragedy as a fundraising gimmick. US News and World Report reports: Whispers was forwarded a strongly-worded E-mail Thursday fromCynthia Dill, the notoriously outspoken Democratic candidate in Maine’s Senate race to replace…

Rule 5 Saturday: Sherlyn Chopra

Sherlyn Chopra isn’t a well known name in America but this Bollywood star will soon be – she is set to become the first Indian to grace the pages of that American icon, Playboy. From the Daily Mail: Sherlyn Chopra, 28, will star in the magazine’s November issue after she wrote to Playboy asking to…