PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

'The Other,' the Tea Partys, and DiverseTea

* Good read: Mark Morford on the American need to demonize the Other. (Courtesy warmaster.)
* The final victory of the national security state?
* What lessons can we learn from the whole Quran burning news story?
* Heh. Dana Milbank on a more diverse tea party.
* Testing the tea party: will O'Donnell cost the Republicans the Senate? More from Nate Silver here. Matt Frei has a valid counterpoint.
* On that big arms sale we're making to Saudi Arabia. Also, one way it might impact the region.
* Good read: how Fenty lost. In other local news, Ehrlich wins the primary in MD, leading to a November rematch with O'Malley.
* Interesting! Records provide a window into Britain's prison ships from the 1800s.
* Concept art from the Paul Greengrass pitch to film Watchmen in 2005.

Tags: 2010, comic books, movies, news, welcome to america

  • relevant to my interests

    "The Secret Douglas Adams RPG people have been playing for 15 years."

  • tactical

    "This actually fits with everything Obama has been doing lately: neither his legislative proposals nor his executive actions have been world shaking.…

  • huh

    "The problem for a terrorist group like Al Qaeda is that its recruitment pool is Muslims, but most Muslims are not interested in terrorism. Most…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.