Position Paper: Changing for the Tea
The Official Photo shot by @jgenius. #sixwordstories @lavvocato: There are commentators and arm chair analysts opining that the 2012 Obama for President campaign can not run on Change. They are saying so with such certainty that they need only support their position with a simple phrase: “He just can’t.” Why not? Why would the Administration concede that America can not...
thesmithian: ‘A group of leading Democrats…are officially forming what are expected be the major outside groups to combat Republicans—and support President Obama—in the 2012 elections with help from huge donations from big money donors and corporations who will have the legal ability to stay in the shadows that Mr. Obama has previously so vocally criticized…The groups are to be...
futurejournalismproject: Obama Bans “Pen and Pad” Reporter for Using Flip Camera to Record Protest: The now-defunct Flip camera refuses to go quietly into the night, as a presidential press pool reporter from San Francisco recently found out when she used the video recorder to capture protesters interrupting Barack Obama at a DNC fundraiser. The Chronicle’s Carla Marinucci - who, like many...
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them...– Charles Caleb Colton (via excitingrbl)
thesmithian: ‘…It’s a miracle of sorts, given the drift a boy with that background must have felt, that Obama’s own family with Michelle now seems so grounded—and normal. It’s also startling that Romney, whose ancestry includes six polygamous men with 41 wives, is now considered an icon for traditional family values. Mitt’s great-grandmother, Hannah Hood, wrote how she used to “walk...
The social web’s economics are paradoxical: The more it blossoms, the more it...– Frédéric Filloux, The Monday Note. Read, Share, Destroy. Filoux discusses how RSS super readers like Flipboard, News360 and Zite are taking content, repackaging it in delightful ways and leaving publishers scrambling to figure out how they might create competitive offerings that can actually be...
Health issues that continue to plague Gulf Coast communities may be connected to...– A Year After the Spill, “Unusual” Rise in Health Problems (via robot-heart-politics)
I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and...– Malcolm X (via black-culture)
Any economic system has to be graded on its ability to provide sustainable...– Economist Joseph E. Stiglitz on his Twitter (via theideadept)
Ideas are cheap and abundant,” proclaimed legendary management consultant and...– PICKED: Scott Belsky on How to Avoid Idea Plateaus
Former Georgia congressman turned Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich...– Newt Gingrich Among Conservatives Backing NAACP Prison Reform Report | Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Really? I guess they finally figured out it’s cheaper to teach kids than it is to imprison adults. (via dominickbrady)
A U.S. Gender Milestone: More Women Have Advanced... →
infoneer-pulse: Women make up half the U.S. workforce, and the number of stay-at-home mothers is declining. But one landmark new statistic stands out among the census’s education numbers. American women, the AP reports, have, for the first time in our country’s history, come to earn more advanced university degrees than men. » via The Atlantic
Of the 5,300 charter schools in the U.S., only one-fifth are in suburbs.– From NPR: Suburban Parents Blocked In Try For Charter Schools, 3/23/11. (via nprfreshair)
'...with the proliferation of cellphone cameras,... →