Monday, November 24, 2014

Obama Numbers
It’s rather bizarre that Republicans see all issues relating to black people (ie. Ferguson,Mo)  as being the President’s purview. Did we hold every white president accountable for every thing white people did? Um, no. That would have been absurd because being white is not a relationship. But for Republicans, everyone who is black is in some club and the President is the defacto leader of said club.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Cartoon Politics

Not really ‘new’ news, but a study done by researchers from New Jersey’s Fairleigh Dickinson University found that Fox News viewers are less informed about politics and current events than people who don’t watch any news at all.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Actually happening. The cartoon refers to gun shops in Ferguson, Missouri, reporting a spike of up to 300% in gun sales as residents await a decision on whether Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, will face criminal charges. ..

"From 1945 to the end of the century, the United States attempted to overthrow more than 40 foreign governments, and to crush more than 30 populist-nationalist movements struggling against intolerable regimes. In the process, the US caused the end of life for several million people, and condemned many millions more to a life of agony and despair." .. (William Blum, ‘Rogue State’)