Archive for February 27th, 2011

February 27th, 2011 - 12:51 pm § in America, Misc., Politics

Pro-Union Demo Rocks State Capitol

Pro-labor demonstrators march on the State Capitol, Olympia, 2/26/11. Photo copyright 2011 by Larry Neil Demonstrator at Labor Rally, Olympia, WA, 2/26/11 - Photo copyright 2011 by Larry Neilson.son. OLYMPIA, February 26 -- Some 2,500 braved sub-freezing temperatures and several inches of sn[...]

February 27th, 2011 - 12:03 pm § in Misc.

Sunday Revelation: Best Atheist Website .. you vote

See poll at About Atheism candidates Pharynugula Martin S. Pribble Friendly Atheist Common Sense Atheism Atheist Revolution[...]

February 27th, 2011 - 8:59 am § in Politics

Revolutions Mark Setback for al-Qaida

UPDATE: Wolfowitz rebukes Israelis Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, echoing his former Bush Administration colleague and fellow neocon Elliott Abrams, sharply rebuked Israeli leaders for what his interviewer on CNN today, Fareed Zakaria, described as “nostalgia” for fal[...]

February 27th, 2011 - 8:09 am § in Politics

Witnesses: Gaddafi Forces Shooting From Ambulances

More evidence that the battle tactics Gaddafi is using against the protesters are becoming even more brutal. The New York Times reports: An increasingly gruesome picture began to emerge Saturday of the violent tactics used by the government of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi to quell protesters in Tripoli, [...]

February 27th, 2011 - 7:05 am § in Misc.

Film: Great Documentary About Soviet Era Cartoons

from critique by George Heymnt Like the best political cartoonists, Efimov mocked authority in the Russian press during a lengthy career that spanned most of the 20th century. He was lampooning events during World War II as well as during the Cold War. Although his cartoon work for Russia’s st[...]