Yeah, a better progressive would just ignore the whole ginned-up nontroversy, but here’s some ammunition to use against MoDo your Drudge-besotted email-forwarding relatives concerning Michelle Obama’s trip to Spain: Mrs. Obama met two friends in Spain, who flew there on their own. The three women were joined by a total of four daughters. (Some news […]
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Been a good weekend for serendipity, for me. I had not previously heard of Ben Sandmel, but I’ll be looking for more of his work in the future: For 15 years, Dan Peterson worked as a cook on oil rigs off the coast of Louisiana. During much of that time Peterson lived on Grand Isle, […]
Matt Taibbi’s latest dissection of the dark arts of legislative sausage-making, “Wall Street’s Big Win: Finance reform won’t stop the high-risk gambling that wrecked the economy – and Republicans aren’t the only ones to blame” is up on the Rolling Stone website. Read the whole thing, but not while you’re eating, or if this is […]
Had not heard about this particular “border bill” until I stumbled across the NYTimes article, but I know that corporate use of H-1B visas is not popular among American IT workers: A Senate bill approved Thursday night by unanimous consent would pay for more security along the Mexico border by raising fees for companies from […]