Late Late Night FDL: The Froze Nose Knows

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 10:00 pm

The Ant and The Aardvark — The Froze Nose Knows. This Mirisch Films, Inc. cartoon was released on November 18, 1970.

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Late Night: A Case of Spring-Nut Fever

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 8:02 pm

Lawyer and National Review writer Shannen W. Coffin is Fed Up with oppressive governmental intrusions upon his Liberty, such as his inability to buy toxic pajamas for his children and the fact that he has to pick up after his dog after it takes a crap. He’s pretty upset, saying “you don’t have to be [...]

Mom Hacks Facebook Account; Teen Sues

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 7:00 pm

A teen has sued his mother for harassment after she logged into his Facebook account and changed content. On the face of it this looks like Mama-drama, but there’s probably more going here than a controlling, nosy mother.

Bobo the Humble Hound

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 6:00 pm

A recipe for delaying change in America, so long as Democrats are in power and able to direct it, from David Brooks.

Only CIA Guy Prosecuted for Abuse Threatened to Expose the SERE-Torture Tie

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 5:00 pm

As I said in my last post on David Passaro, the only CIA guy to be prosecuted for detainee abuse, Passaro knew (or learned, in anticipation of his indictment) how to defend himself against charges stemming from torture. As I’ll show here, he was trying to expose the tie between SERE and the government’s torture program in spring 2004, long before it became public.

Driven to Destruction – The Cost of the Car Culture

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 4:00 pm

In the coming months, there will be a series of articles on the Seminal called “Driven to Destruction.” It will unearth some of the sordid history of how the country became so car-dependent, how this dependency has become harmful in so many ways, and how we can begin to move forward to a more sane and sustainable system of transportation.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Jeff Biggers, Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 2:00 pm

The Nobel Laureate Playwright. George Bernard Shaw knew well the human condition when he observed that, “We learn from history that we learn nothing from history, ” and that, “those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

Jeff Biggers new book, Reckoning at Eagle Creek: the secret legacy of coal in the heartland, is a vivid illustration of our willingness to justify destructive behavior today by recreating a history that never existed in the first place.

Bet Against the American Dream!

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 1:30 pm

If you thought “We never saw it coming” sounds like a bit of song and dance, well, as Jimmy Durante would say, You ain’t seen nothing yet.

Why Is CNN Pimping for Billionaires Against Social Security?

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 12:30 pm

The Pete Peterson Institute has been promoting deficit hysteria as part of a campaign to cripple Social Security and Medicare. It used the Washington Post to run Institute propaganda and numerous deficit hysteria “articles” as front page news. Now CNN is giving Peterson’s crowd two hours of free air time this weekend to give us more of the propaganda. Time to call out CNN.

The Inevitable Sacking Of The Dawn Johnsen Nomination

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 11:30 am

There was never any question but that the nomination of Dawn Johnsen to be head of the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel would be withdrawn. Now we have confirmation of that fact.

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