February 05, 2008

Superest Tuesday

Yeah, if you're looking for election prognostication and stuff, you already know this isn't the place to come for that, right? Right. If you wanted that, you were probably hanging around here, or here, or maybe here today.

But if you're here, instead, you probably wanted something a little more like this ...

Plastic bags: Unbearable Scourge or Terrible Tragedy?

Emptywheel writes about the coming police state and the push to offer immunity to Bush and the telecom lawbreakers.

The Lieberman-Warner Climate (in)Security Act sucks, like an Oreck, man. It is an abomination.

Tribal conflict in Africa is western code-speak for, 'We'd like to pretend that those people were always fighting so we don't have to look at the role colonialism, the Cold War and economic inequality play in tearing apart countries we don't give a damn about.' Duly noted.

If we don't pay for a solution to global warming, there just won't be one. If we do pay for one, the results could be marvelous, darling, simply marvelous.

There's a reason that 'immoral' and 'illegal' are two entirely separate words, a concept lost entirely on people who want to turn the US into a theocracy.

Coal sleeps with the Law and the rest of us get screwed.

... and now, I'm off to a bar to watch results come in with the rest of the poligeeks, because they have bars that serve our kind here. What, you didn't think I didn't want to know, did you? Oh, I totally want to know. I just don't want to write about it all the blanking time.

Posted by natasha at February 5, 2008 04:47 PM | US Politics | Technorati links |