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…

Gorilla, You’re a Desperado

It has been a mentally twisted Saturday. I could take a Rorschach Test and see unicorns in every inkblot. Hey, I could be on Obama’s economic policy team! Saw this and for some reason, it made me think of the late, great Warren Zevon. GORILLA IN PRAGUE ZOO ACCIDENTALLY HANGS HIMSELF PRAGUE (AP) — A gorilla has…

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…