Primer on the Subrime Meltdown

2009/03/15

http://docs.google.com/TeamPresent?docid=ddp4zq7n_0cdjsr4fn&skipauth=true


Christianism

2009/03/15

In the interests of accuracy and in order to reduce double talk I’d like to suggest we stop the equivocation around the word Christian. Let’s use Christian to describe someone who follows the doctrines of a mainstream sect of Christianity. And let’s call the Religious Right political nut jobs Christianists. Calling them Christians brings disrepute on the faith of many decent people. The suffix ism clearly separates religion from the politics of nutters, traitors and fools.


Republican Hypocrisy and Lunacy

2009/03/15

Bill Gallagher is a terrific writer with a reality based view. Check out his column here.


Lets Do Nothing and See What Happens

2009/03/14

In politics words are used to confuse and persuade all too often. Arguemnts take the form of equivocations and false logic. An example is the politician’s syllogism, also known as the politician’s fallacy is a (falsely) logical argument of the form:

We must do something
This is something
Therefore, we must do this.

Oh man, do we choke on this all the time or what?


Immigration vs. Colonization

2009/03/10

Here is an interesting article that addresses the differences America and Europe finds with its Muslim residents.


Open Letter to the Republican Traitors (From a Former Republican)

2009/03/09


Traitors indeed! What we need now is a list of proscribed persons, starting with Rush the lying, ignorant traitor and junkie.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost


Recession on track to be longest in postwar period

2009/03/08


The media are essentially disinformative. They inherently exclude the complex and tedious, and turn everything into a horse race.
More on The Recession
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost