22 Sep '11, 6pm

"Rome Wasn't Burned In A Day": Replacing Liberal Timidity with Leftist Passion

Why is it that self-termed progressives are in full retreat (and have been for decades) from the witless army of angry clowns and hack illusionists of the U.S. rightwing? One contributing factor involves the sterile cultivation of the persona of the "reasonable liberal," a type favored and rewarded by the status quo-protective power brokers of the Democratic Party and by corporate media organizations that find useful his trait of rendering himself feckless (e.g., the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue) by the passion-annihilating (but self-serving) device of his preening amiability? But in so doing, the self-gelded liberal has sacrificed libido and discarded sacred vehemence for careerist privilege. Worse, the rest of us are advised to follow suit that, in order to gain credibility, one must slouch towards center-hugging irrelevance. We are counseled that in orde...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23985.cfm


Quick blog post : Is McD's not doing well in Rome?

Quick blog post : Is McD's not doing well in Rome?

rinaz.net 21 Sep '11, 6am

Claire and I were on our weekly mischief and we thought about stopping by McDougals for a milkshake. Despite the flak abou...