This Despondent Despot

In the past two weeks, Egyptian protesters have jumped through a number of social barriers. At first it was simply a matter of apprehension. Could civilians really take the streets? Certainly past attempts have been met with harsh force and numerous arrests. But this time something was different. Instead of protests slowly losing momentum, this one only seemed to be gaining it. Read More This Despondent Despot

Political Roundup 1/28

We’re back with another litany of Congressional chicanery, including a bill to redefine the word “rape” and another to privatize Medicare and another to enslave politicians to corporate money, but don’t worry! There’s a funny Jon Stewart video to balance it all out (that will balance it all out, right?). Happy Friday, guys! Read More Political Roundup 1/28