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Archive for the ‘Liberal’ Category

And the Hits Just Keep Coming —

After yesterday’s information dump concerning the CIA & torture, I decided to spend some time reading the material released to the public. The following will be the highlights I’d like to share. Special Review: CIA – Office of the Inspector GeneralCounterterrorism Detention & Interrogation ActivitiesSeptember 2001 – October 2003 Summary 1- pg. 4 point 7: […]

The Story I Never Heard —

Back in June of this year, a nine year old girl and her father were murdered. Her mother, wounded, was able to shoot back at the attackers. When I learned this, I asked myself, “Why have I not heard about this story before?” Easy answer: Another man was killed during that same time, by a […]

Stepping Into the Fray —

Monday I attempted to attend Sen. Ben Cardin’s town hall meeting on the campus of Towson University. When I arrived, I soon found around 2000 people were there before me. I knew instantly I would not get in. I had already planned on recording my experience through photos and audio. Since I was not going […]

Almost There —

So I just finished editing all of my audio into manageable sound bites. I’ve been using the notes I took earlier to help. My entire day has been about trying to tell this story well. I hope, when I write my blog tomorrow (though to warn you, it may be in multiple parts over a […]

Testing My Links —

After four tries, (YES, FOUR DIFFERENT WEBSITES!) I think I finally found a site I can use to link all my audio files from the protest to my blog. This post is a tester. If all works well, the link below will be a 30 second clip of myself at work before I head out […]

Shock and Awe —

So, I’m liberal. Not that this information is a big shock to anyone, but being that I align myself with the Democratic party, I am having a hard time today. I watched Keith & Rachel’s shows from last night, and all I can think about is trying to figure out a way to stop these […]

The Work Is Far From Over —

Lawyer’s Statement on the Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Henry Louis “Skip” Gates arrested outside his home Harvard professor Gates arrested at Cambridge home On July 16th, at 12:44p, a black man was arrested for trying to enter his own house. No one would know about this incident if that man had not been […]

White Privilege —

I read a piece on white privilege, recommended by Melissa Harris-Lacewell. Passing it along to the world at large. White Privilege. I benefit. Do you? Very thoughtful and thought provoking.

White Men Built This Country? —

I love MSNBC. Actually, no, that is not a fair characterization. I love Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow. In all honesty, they are the only two shows on the station I watch. I love them for their coverage of political news with a liberal slant, but always honest, thoughtful, and FACTUAL information and commentary. Having […]

Senate May Vote on DADT Tomorrow —

According to the The Daily Beast, Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand, the freshman New York Democrat who replaced Hillary Clinton, may introduce an amendment to the Defense Authorization bill tomorrow to put an 18-month moratorium on dismissing gay service members from the military under the Pentagon’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy. This is what we’ve been asking […]