HuffPo: “Daily Show” Investigates ACORN, Community Organizing
With China reportedly bringing two new coal-fired power plants on line every...– Step 1 in curbing mercury emissions: Find their source. | csmonitor.com
Fox cancels 'King of the Hill'... a year from now... →
But, but, I love this show! It’s so truly Texan in essence. Oh well, perhaps its time has come.
We’ve engaged in a in a kind of collective amnesia about this,...– Douglas Blackmon on post-Civil War forced labor/slavery in the South, Bill Moyers Journal | PBS. [Slavery by Another Name]
listening to "Can't Go Back Now - The Weepies" →
Just heard this song used in an Obama ad. Strange.
I have to admit, the use of a Weepies song distracted me. [HuffPo]
Changed my theme
because I can.
The message read: “Rosa sat so Martin could walk. Martin walked, so Obama...– St. Louis Voters Discuss Struggles, Election Hopes : NPR
Just as some young women in recent years have argued that appearing topless on...– Judith Warner, No Ordinary Woman - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-26) →
Mates of State Sam Phillips The Hush Sound Bedřich Smetana Nick Lowe Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Third season premiere of 30 Rock. omg omg so exciting to get this new ep a week early! Thanks, HuffPo.
listening to "Daddy, Won't You Please Come Home? -... →
Saw “Sita Sings the Blues” last night, and Annette Hanshaw’s music is used throughout the film. So good! http://snurl.com/4ljpx
TOP 5 REASONS OBAMA SUPPORTERS SHOULDN'T REST EASY...
From MoveOn.org: 1. The polls may be wrong. This is an unprecedented election. No one knows how racism may affect what voters tell pollsters—or what they do in the voting booth. And the polls are narrowing anyway. In the last few days, John McCain has gained ground in most national polls, as his campaign has gone even more negative. 2. Dirty tricks. Republicans are already illegally purging...
Call Centers Are Fodder For India's Pop Culture -... →
“It was bound to happen. The glitz of globalization provides its own cultural cliches. The call center is the most widely shared temptation among the chroniclers of new India,” said S. Prasannarajan, editor-at-large of the popular English-language magazine India Today. “For the metaphor hunters of Indian popular culture and fiction, the call center has replaced the old snake...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-19) →
The Pinker Tones London Symphony Orchestra Robert Plant And Alison Krauss Hem BR6 Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Exclusive: Verizon and AT&T Provided Cell Towers... →
Ethics lawyers said Cindy McCain’s dealings with the wireless companies stand out because her husband is a senior member of the Senate commerce committee, which oversees the Federal Communications Commission and the telecommunications industry. He has been a leading advocate for industry-backed legislation, fighting regulations and taxes on telecommunication services.
Not fair, not fair, not fair. HuffPo: Outside Debate, Hempstead Struggles (VIDEO)
The Big Apple Losing Some of Its Luster -... →
Wall Street itself and the surrounding warren of narrow streets have taken on kind of an amusement-park feel. Tourists snapping pictures outside the New York Stock Exchange are bumping up against television news crews from across the country and around the world that stick microphones in their faces and ask about the latest dip in the Dow. “So how do you feel today?” a Russian...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-12) →
SHeDaisy The Rescues American Public Media Cherryholmes Julian Velard Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
listening to "Hope For Us All - Nick Lowe" →
he performed this last night slower and on acoustic guitar, and it was gorgeous.
listening to "I Trained Her To Love Me - Nick... →
Get to see him tonight!
America has faith in people. It knows that rulers rise and fall, but that the...– Harry Truman, 6/12/48 (or so I assume from McCullough’s Truman)
[On The Ground: Obama In Ohio - Marc Ambinder]
listening to "Change Your Mind - Sister Hazel" →
bought this tape and listened to it a lot in my work truck during my Americorps year. I was lucky enough to get the only truck w/working tape deck.
I came to the realization — I don’t think the [Republican]...– Former Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R - R.I.), Former Republican Senator Supporting Obama : NPR
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-5) →
The Rescues Chambao Mates of State Frou Frou American Public Media Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which...– May Sarton
PEANUTS ROCKS THE VOTE →
I voted for Lucy, y’all.
Conan helps Julia Louis-Dreyfus steal Tina Fey’s Emmy [HuffPo]
In just three months in office Harry Truman had been faced with a greater surge...– David McCullough, Truman, p. 463.