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"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance."

...............................................................Thomas Jefferson

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Prairie Recommends: Froomkin Interviews Dorgan

Those of us who've been privileged to know Byron Dorgan since his days in the North Dakota state capitol in Bismarck know the strength of his expertise, his commitment to the country, and his cut-through-the-chaff wisdom.
Froomkin's interview with Dorgan on matters economic is must reading.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


Joe Lie-berman and the friendly folk at Fox news have been quick to ramp up the Fort Hood shootings into national security. Hearings to come.

Not to be outdone, Senator John McCain joins in the fray at an event for Mitch McConnell:
"This may sound a little harsh, but I think we ought to make sure that political correctness never impedes national security...."
Nor political opportunism neither, Senators?

Wonder which one of these guys will be first up in the lazy Rolodexes of the Sunday morning gas bag shows?

President Obama set exactly the right tone and the right message in his memorial service comments.

Give the guy due process, convict him and and carry out appropriate punishment.
crossposted at firedoglake's The Seminal

Monday, November 9, 2009

The Wall

Mr. Geithner, tear down this Wall Street.
In this era of greed that puts the Golden Calf worshipers to shame, of bonuses that should be labeled booty stolen by pirates, of Goldman Sachs never met Rabbi Hillel, where is the one who will at long last drive the money changers out of Congress and K Street?

Where is the one who will remember the Golden Rule?
And why hasn't Senator Lieberman's conscience spoken to him about this? Too busy with fearmongering about healthcare reform and breaking the "thou shalt not bear false witness..." and warmongering?